Let's Address Root Causes of Hawaii's Financial Woes

Updated: Feb. 28, 2011, 6:30 p.m.

In delivering his budget this week, Gov. Neil Abercrombie promised his administration "will not avoid making the hard choices."

He also expressed a willingness to entertain other ideas "to get where we need to go."

In that spirit, Civil Beat would like to offer up a few suggestions of our own.

Have feedback? Suggestions?