Randy Gonce in the News

Papahanaumokuakea Is Not Just About Jobs For Fishermen

May 3, 2017
Randy Gonce

Should commercial interests and economic growth be more important than natural capital and a sustainable future?

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HPU is Taking Learning Outside the Classroom

April 1, 2018
HI Now Daily

"This has been such a place of healing but also awakening of what I would like to do for the rest of my life, and that is making sure our environment and our people are taken care of for future generations"

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First Hawaiian Bank losing another major customer due to Dakota Access Pipeline Investment

February 2, 2017
Seirra Club of Hawaiʻi

Randy Gonce, a U.S. veteran and Hawaiʻi resident, travelled to Standing Rock in November along with thousands of other veterans to support the demonstrators against the pipeline.

“No amount of money is worth sacrificing our most essential resource. Because water is life,” said Gonce.

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Hawaii protesters: 'No US bombs on Syriaʻ

April 10th 2017
Jobeth Devera

"As young, politically-engaged motivated people, we do not support the suffering of other people to try and further peace," said another protester, Randy Gonce. "Those two things don't coincide together.

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Hawaii Gets a New Minimum Wage for 2018

JAN 4, 2018
Catherine Cruz and Chris Vandercook

On January 1st, Hawaii’s statewide minimum wage was raised to $10.10 per hour. Is that amount too high or not high enough? Our panel of local entrepreneurs and advocates makes the case for and against raising the minimum wage.

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Academy Teaches Aspiring Leaders How To ‘Change The World’

August 9, 2017
Chad Blair

"He’s young — 28.

He’s a veteran — Air Force tours in Iraq and Afghanistan.

He’s educated — a Hawaii Pacific University graduate student.

He’s experienced — a legislative committee clerk and policy researcher.

And he’s a Democrat — he serves on the party’s State Central Committee.

On paper, Randy Gonce sure looks to be a promising future candidate for political office."

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Bag stolen as Good Samaritan helps family in downtown crash

April 28, 2016
Bridget Namata

"Randy Gonce, 27, was one of several Good Samaritans who rushed to help a family of four out of their SUV after the terrifying experience."

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