This book provides an introduction to state and local government in Hawaii. It briefly summarizes the history of the islands and contemporary Hawaii government, and it presents the simulation of local government, on the county level, in the islands. The book provides a simulation of local government. Political simulations are role-playing games designed to allow students to learn, through a participatory experience, about ideas and issues in local government and the negotiation and bargaining that characterizes local politics. Contents: Hawaii History and Government; Aloha County Simulation; Aloha County Government; Aloha County Issues; Appendices.