Tag: Dominic Yagong

Spending Spree Waha Nui Mayor Billy Kenoi

Mayor Kenoi’s $44 million budget shortfall for fiscal year 2011-2012 — double last year’s shortfall — is outrageous and in no small part caused by Mayor Kenoi’s no-look pass-over of our coffer balance.
Council Chair Dominic Yagong and Finance Chair Brenda …

Dominic Yagong: Making Solon Proud

All praise to Council Chair Dominic Yagong
The prescient and practical Dominic Yagong (born 1959) defies fiscal convention based on revenue necessity.
Credit Dom for salvaging our coffers via Kapulena land sales. Dom upholds the values of home rule, local sovereignty, egalitarianism, …

What I like About You

Hawaii State International Longshore & Warehouse Union chief (and Honomu native) Isaac Fiesta and his Hawai’i Island unit endorsed Abercrombie, but was outvoted Statewide in favor of Mufi Hannemann.
Of course, Isaac’s gang (and the Hawaii State Teachers Association) pushed hard for  Mark …

Colleen Schrandt: Hawai`i County Legislative Auditor

Colleen’s office has mega-integrity with government reformers, especially with traditionally graft-ridden DPW & highway maintenance funds. Her audit of our monolith 27.5 million dollar highway maintenance fund found conditions ripe for corruption.