After eight years our beloved islands will soon have a new governor.
“The vote is the most powerful instrument
ever devised by man
for breaking down injustice
and destroying the terrible walls
which imprison men
because they are different from other men.”
Lyndon B. Johnson
In a few short hours voting will end.
Tonight we will know.
“Individual rights are not subject to a public vote;
a majority has no right to vote away the rights
of a minority;
the political function of rights is precisely
to protect minorities
from oppression by majorities
(and the smallest minority on earth is the individual).”
We need a new day
a fresh start.
Have YOU voted, American friends?
After all the attack ads based on a morsel of truth
shouting every moment
on all media,
after the high passions,
there will be
And we come together, fellow citizens all.
The battle for what is Pono (right) will continue. . .
"One of the greatest blessings that the United States could receive. . .
a great pause in her world of affairs. . .
We should be hushed and silent,
and we should have the opportunity to learn
what other people think."