The above commentary appeared in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser on June 29, 2023. An expanded version with detailed stories of corruption within Hawaii’s judiciary appears in the Hawaii Bar Journal and Civil Beat:

Here’s a 2023 video interview on “Public Corruption in Paradise,” audio interview on Hawaii Public Radio, and article, Politics in Hawaii: Is Something Broken?, that appeared in the May 2008 issue of Honolulu Magazine.

Roth also gave more than a thousand non-technical talks during his career, many of which had corruption as a central topic. Here’s a partial list:

2013: Presentation on the Ethical and Other Rules Applicable to American Lawyers, LLM students at UH School of Law; Presentation in UH-Manoa Political Science class, Global Politics, Nov. 3, 2013; Presentation on The Price of Civic Engagement at Office of Civil Beat, Oct. 23, 2013; Presentation on Land Use and Trust Law Issues in Hawaii for Pam Am Association-Aloha Chapter, Oct. 22, 2013; Interview on Hawaii Public Radio about the “Price of Paradise,” Oct. 10, 2013; the “Brain Drain” problem, Oct. 3, 2013; Interview on Hawaii Public Radio about developments in rail controversy, Mike Buck Show, Sept. 3, 2013; Interviewed on League of Women Voter’s cable TV show, Aug. 21, 2013; Presentation on Legal Issues in The Descendants Movie for University of Hawaii Foundation at UH-Hilo, Aug. 15, 2013; Presentation in Ethnicity & Community class at UH-Manoa (ES310), July 15, 2013; Interviewed by KHON, KITV, KHNL, KGMB, Honolulu Star-Advertiser, Civil Beat, Pacific Business News, and Rick Hamada Radio Show regarding letter from Chief Judge Mollway to HART and FTA, July 11, 2013; Town Square Radio Show interview regarding federal rail lawsuit, June 4, 2013; Talks about land trusts and land-use laws in Hawaii to three Rotary Clubs in Kona and the one in Waimea on the Big Island, May 28-30, 2013; The Hawaii Book and Music Fair panel discussion on “Why Write Lives?,” May 19, 2013; Talk about The Descendants movie for The Manoa Forum, May 17, 2013; News Behind the News cable TV show (interviewed on state tax court decision regarding online travel companies), Apr. 15, 2013; Session on professionalism with the federal district court clerks, Apr. 12, 2013; Professor Fran Miller’s Trusts & Estates class, Apr. 20, 2013; Associated Students of the University of Hawaii-Manoa Campus, panel session on “Rail Transit,” with UH Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Panos Prevedouros, Executive Director and CEO of the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transit (HART) Dan Grabauskas, and HART Board Member Ivan Lui-Kwan, Apr. 9, 2013; Kahala Nui Home for Senior Living presentation on “Interesting Legal Issues in The Descendants Movie,” Apr. 10, 2013; Session on “Professionalism,” Case Lombardi and Pettit, Apr. 10, 2013; Interviewed about Online Travel Companies on “The Willis Report,” Mar. 21, 2013; David Johnson’s Real Estate Development & Finance Law class, Feb. 14, 2013; talk on “How to Avoid Ethical Dilemma and Malpractice Nightmares,” University of Hawaii Foundation, Feb. 15, 2013.

2012: Mike Buck Radio Show interview regarding rail transit, November 20, 2012; History and Importance of Civic Engagement in Professor Ulla Haseger’s Ethnic Studies class, Land Tenure and use in Hawaii, November 19, 2012; Interviewed for WSJ article on recent land sale by Galbraith Estate, November 18, 2012; Keynote address at Annual Awards Dinner of Hawaii’s Thousand Friends, “Getting Along—Island Style,” November 11, 2012; Vincent Shin’s Business Ethics class at the Shidler College of Business, Oct. 22, 2012; Ethics talk in Alison Conner’s law school class for foreign lawyers, Oct. 16, 2012; Keynote address for annual meeting of The Outdoor Circle, Oct. 19, 2012; Talk on Law in Hawaii as part of a Teach For America training forum at Kamehameha Schools, Oct. 20, 2012; Talk on “Civic Engagement in an Island Community” in Tom Fagan’s political science class at Hawaii Pacific University, Oct. 9, 2012; Interview on KHVH radio regarding status of federal rail lawsuit, Oct. 11, 2012; Presentation in the Hawaii State Department of Education’s October Teacher Workshop entitled, “What are the Moral and Legal Rights and Responsibilities in the American Constitutional Democracy?” October 2, 2012; Judy Lee’s Trusts & Estates class, July 26, 2012; Cable TV program on rail project, July 26, 2012; University of Hawaii Ethnicity and Community class, July 17, 2012; Hawaii History Club, June 22, 2012; Ethics talk for Gov. Lawyers Sec. of state bar association, June 6, 2012; Interviews on Rick Hamada KHVH rail show June 5, 12, and 26, 2012; News Behind the News cable TV show, June 1, 2012; League of Women Voters cable TV show, May 10, 2012; NBI Estate Planning program, May 8, 2012; Grassroot Institute Calabash, May 1, 2012; Kate Zhou’s Political Science class, Apr. 16, 2012; Mike Buck Radio Show, Mar. 27, 2012; News Behind the News, Mar. 20, 2012; Class of visiting Japanese law students, Mar. 8, 2012; Rick Hamada Sunday Radio Show, Mar. 4, 2012; Windward Rotary Club, Mar. 1, 2012; The Federalists Society at UH Law School, Feb. 29, 2012; News Behind the News TV Show, Feb. 28, 2012; Native Hawaiian Rights Legal Clinic, Feb. 27, 2012; Peter’s Adler’s Negotiation’s class in Urban Planning Dept., Feb. 14, 2012; Mike Buck Radio Show, Feb. 9, 2012; Metropolitan Rotary Club, Feb. 1, 2012; Delta Sigma Theta Annual Awards Dinner, Jan. 21, 2012; Iolani School convocation, Jan. 19, 2012.

2011:  Land Tenure and Use class at UH-Manoa, Nov. 14, 2011; News Behind the News Olelo TV Show, Nov. 1, 2011; Global Politics class at UH-Manoa, Oct. 24, 2011; Land Tenure & Use class (ES340), Nov. 14, 2011; Rotary Club of Honolulu, Oct. 11, 2011; Hawaii Highway Users’ Alliance, Nov. 3, 2011; News Behind the News TV Show, Sept. 30, 2011; Three episodes of Scott Makuakane’s TV show on estate planning, Sept.-Nov. 2011; HPR Town Square Radio Show, Sept. 15, 2011; HPR The Conversation Radio Show, Aug. 26, 2011; North Hawaii Rotary, July 20, 2011; University of Hawaii Ethnicity and Community class, July 14, 2011; University of Hawaii Foreign Lawyers Program, Aug. 30, 2011; Waikiki Rotary, Apr. 20, 2011; News Behind the News TV Show, Apr., 2011; Fran Miller’s Trusts & Estates class, Apr. 12, 2011; University of Hawaii School of Asian & Pacific Studies and University of Hartford Honors Program, Jan. 5, 2011.

2010:  East-West Center’s 50th Anniversary Leadership Conference, Dec. 10, 2010;Hawaii Politics class at HPU, Oct. 11, 2010; Business & Government MBA class at UH-Manoa, Sept. 27, 2010; League of Women Voters panel on school board ballot question, Sept. 14, 2010; Grassroot Hawaii panel on Government in Hawaii, Sept. 1, 2010; Young Professional Women Book Club, Aug. 29, 2010; ThinkTech and HVCA Recovery and Transformation panel, Aug. 25, 2010; Ethnicity and Community in Hawai’i undergraduate class at UH-Manoa, July 15, 2010; Waikiki Rotary, Feb. 3, 2010; University of Hawaii College of Education Emeritus Professors, Jan. 18, 2010; Teach For America Staff Retreat, Jan. 15, 2010

2009:  Cable TV show on public education reform, Dec. 1, 2009; Ethnic Studies 340: Land Tenure in Hawaii class, Nov. 16, 2009; Ethnicity and Community Class at UH-Manoa, July 22, 2009; Diamond Head Rotary, March 19, 2009; Nonprofit Organizations Class, March 19, 2009; Honolulu Sunset Rotary Club, March 5, 2009; Windward Rotary Club, February 5, 2009; Waialua Library Community Book Club, January 15, 2009

2008:  Ethnic Studies 340: Land Tenure in Hawaii class, November 24, 2008; American Association of University Women (AAUW), Windward Chapter, October 4, 2008; History Club of Honolulu, September 19, 2008; University of Hawaii Executive MBA program, September 2, 2008; Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert law firm, August 28, 2008; Kona Rotary, August 21, 2008; North Hawaii Rotary, August 20, 2008; South Hilo Rotary, August 19, 2008; Honolulu Rotary, July 22, 2008; Waikiki Rotary, June 18, 2008; Downtown Exchange Club, June 10, 2008; Kahala Sunshine Rotary, June 4, 2008; Honolulu Sunrise Rotary, June 2, 2008; La Pietra Hawaiian Studies class, May 13, 2008; Nonprofit Organizations class, February 14, 2008; Social Science Association, February 4, 2008

2007:  University of Hawaii-Manoa Sociology class, November 14, 2007; Roosevelt High School Modern Hawaiian History Class, October 30, 2007; Young Business Council, September 20, 2007; Outrigger Canoe Club History Series, September 10, 2007; McKinley High School Honors Modern Hawaiian History Class, August 23, 2007; Cannon Financial School, August 5, 2007; PBS Island Issues, July 5, 2007; Hawaii Association of Public Accountants, June 28, 2007; Olomana School, June 26, 2007; Bank of Hawaii Leadership Group, May 23, 2007; Honolulu Book & Music Festival, May 20, 2007;Stanford Alumni Book Club, May 17, 2007; Punahou Academy Advanced Placement class, May 4, 2007; Iolani Book Club, May 2, 2007; McKinley High School History Honors class, April 26, 2007; University of Hawaii Nonprofit Organizations class, March 20, 2007; Visiting Japanese law students, March 5, 2007; Maui Cultural Center Book Club, February 16, 2007; Maui Rotary Club, February 15, 2007; Pearl Harbor Rotary Club, January 26, 2007; Maryknoll Teachers Book Club, January 25, 2007; American College of Dentists Annual Meeting, January 25, 2007; Outrigger Book Club, January 21, 2007

2006:  The Business Shrink Radio Show, Sirius, December 17, 2006; University of Hawaii-Manoa Political Science class, November 21, 2006; National Society of Arts & Letters, November 13, 2006; Windward Rotary, October 26, 2006; Hawaii Pacific University Political Science class, October 5, 2006; Tech Talk Radio Show, September 6, 2006; Ala Moana Rotary Club, August 17, 2006; Engineers & Architects Lunch Club of Hawaii, July 21, 2006; Pearl City Rotary Club, July 17, 2006; Small Business Hawaii and Olelo, July 5, 2006; Metropolitan Rotary Club, June 8, 2006; Libertarian Party Convention, June 4, 2006; Grassroots Institute Calabash Luncheon, May 30, 2006; Republican Party Convention, May 27, 2006; Hawaii State League of Women Voters Annual Meeting, May 13, 2006; Downtown Exchange Club, May 13, 2006; various book clubs, May 8, 2006 and May 22, 2006; Downtown Honolulu Rotary Club, May 2, 2006; Sunshine Breakfast Series, April 27, 2006; Arcadia Speakers Program, April 25, 2006; K-108 Hawaii Bulletin Board Radio Show, April 23, 2006; “History of the Alii Trusts,” First Annual Honolulu Book & Music Festival, April 23, 2006; Kahala Nui Speaker Series, April 17, 2006; Native Books, April 15, 2006; You and the Law cable-TV Show, April 7, 2006; Interview on Hawaii Public Radio, March 21, 2006; Equal Time Radio Show, March 13, 2006; Goodsill, Anderson, Quinn & Stifel brown-bag lunch series, March 6, 2006.

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POP Radio Shows and Book Chapters relating to Corruption:

Political Corruption. Senator Richard Matsuura, chairman of Senate special investigative committee holding hearings on the Senate’s procurement system and the Employee Retirement System, and Bob Rees, a UH instructor on business and American Studies (Nov. 1993) Part 1 Transcript in Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Campaign Finance Concerns. Campaign Spending Commission Executive Director Bob Watada, political insider Don Clegg, League of Women Voters president Arleen Kim Ellis, lobbyist Red Morris, UH Professor Neal Milner, head of Hawaii’s Green Party Kioni Dudley, Common Cause Hawaii head Desmond Byrne, and state Senator Mary George by phone (3/17/1996) Part 1 Part 2 Companion Commentaries

Campaign Finance Reform. Campaign Finance Executive Director Bob Watada, League of Women Voters Vice President Janet Mason, and Hawaii Pacific University Professor of Economics and Political Science Ken Schoolland (6/14/1998) Part 1 Part 2 Companion Commentaries

Media Coverage of Political Campaigns (POP ’94). Anne Harpham, Managing Editor of The Honolulu Advertiser; Kent Baker, News Director of KHON Channel 2; and Charles Freedman, Vice President of Corporate Relations for Hawaiian Electric Company (6/5/1994) Part 1 Part 2

TV Journalism in Hawaii. KHON general manager and news director Kent Baker, KITV news director Wally Zimmermann and UH journalism professor Gerald Kato (2/11/1996) Part 1 Part 2 Companion Commentaries

Political Campaigns in Hawaii.  Retired Honolulu Advertiser and Honolulu Star-Bulletin Editors George Chaplin and Bud Smyser  (11/3/94) Part 1 Part 2 Photo

Corruption in Government Procurement. Senator Richard Matsuura, chairman of the Senate’s special investigative committee, and Bill Wood, free-lance journalist and former Hawaii Investor magazine editor (November 1993) Part 1

Hawaii’s Political Culture of Going Along to Get Along. Real estate developer Jack Myers and former Fasi Administration official Bob Dye (8/18/1996) Part 1 Part 2 Companion Commentaries I Companion Commentaries II Companion Commentaries III

Thomas P. Gill on Machine Politics. Former U.S. Congressman, Lieutenant Governor, and Democratic Party Oahu County Chairman from 1954 to 1958 (November 1993) Part 1

Leadership in Hawaii. Campbell Estate Trustee David Heenan and UH History Professor Dan Boylan (7/2/1995) Part 1 Part 2 Companion Commentary I Companion Commentary II

Chapters from Price of Paradise Books:

Have Labor Unions Outlived Their Usefulness in Hawaii (1993)? 

Can You Name The Big-5 (1993)?

What’s Wrong With Our State Legislature (1993)? 

How Sound Are The State’s Buying Practices (1993)? 

Is The State Employees’ Retirement System Being Abused (1993)? 

Is Government in Hawaii Corrupt (1993)? 

Hawaii’s Political Malaise: Does Anyone Care (1993)? 

Have We Left The Plantation Era (1993)? 

Has Hawaii Been Hurt By Cronyism in government (1993)?