Monday, November 18, 2019
Hawai'i Daily News Read

Monday, November 18, 2019
November 18, 2019 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Unaffordable Housing--a condition created by OHA and KSBE--Drives Native Hawaiians out of Hawaii
  2. 18 More Arrests As Oahu Wind Farm Protest Enters Second Month
  3. TMT supporters question sacredness of Mauna Kea, opponents disagree
  4. Obamacare: Small Business to be Hit by 2.5% Rate Hike
  5. Bus Ridership at 25-Year Low
  6. Nobody Wants Solar Without the Massive NEM Ratepayer Subsidy
  7. NYC Homeless Flown to Hawaii: Josh Green Covers for Bill De Blasio
  8. ‘Kauhale’ homeless concept generating offers of donations
  9. Hawaii Republicans: Trump Should Come Here and Save Us

Sunday, November 17, 2019
November 17, 2019 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Keith Kaneshiro Impeachment Delayed so Caldwell Can Name Successor
  2. Mauna Kea Camp: ‘EMS Called Every Day’
  3. Mauna Kea Protester Damages Lava Tube
  4. Apo: Protesters Claim of Sacredness Controversial Among Hawaiians
  5. Hirono ‘Not Cancer Free’
  6. Who is going to replace Tulsi? Old Boy Money flows to Kahele campaign
  7. K-8 Bilingual students outpace native speakers in graduation rates in Hawaii
  8. Bill 55: Honolulu Property Tax Hike on Legal TVRs
  9. Change in road tax will increase costs
  10. Thoughtless Simplistic Climate ‘Solutions’
  11. Tulsi Gabbard’s bid for U.S. presidency devolves into a bid for attention from Hillary Clinton
  12. White House prepares broad crackdown on Homelessness
  13. Crime, Drugs, Machete: Homeless Camps Grow like Cancer

Saturday, November 16, 2019
November 16, 2019 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. North Shore Surfers Complain About Lack of TVRs
  2. Kahuku nonprofit plans to sue AES
  3. Lawsuit, Audit: An eye on agribusiness
  4. LEAD: Drug Offenders will be Allowed to Keep Doing Drugs
  5. Investigation launched after deputy sheriffs’ 15-Mile wrong-way chase on freeway
  6. Grand jury indicts 4 for welfare fraud
  7. Hilo workers allege hostile work environment under former Bay Clinic CEO
  8. Old Boy Kahele Picks up another Endorsement

Friday, November 15, 2019
November 15, 2019 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. VIDEO: Police Shove Wind Farm Protesters, 26 Arrested -- Sen Fevella decries ‘aggressive’ police tactics
  2. Honolulu Taxpayers Are Footing the Secret Bill For Defense Lawyers’ Rail Advice
  3. Bill 40 Foodware plastics ban bill advances
  4. Maui: Politicians Come up with Two-Step Plan for Property Tax Hike
  5. PUC Interim Decision: Rejects HELCO Rate Hike to Make Consumers Pay for Green Energy
  6. Intervenor Funding for Lower Electric Bills?
  7. “That’s when I pulled out my pellet gun” Teen admits retaliating against Kalihi man accused of shooting friend
  8. Cataluna: Crime Should be Issue in 2020 Elections
  9. Claim: Steady decline in Hawaii homelessness
  10. Bumfight: Homeless Dude in ICU Alleged Attacker in Jail
  11. Homeless Paid to Clean up After Themselves—8 Show
  12. First kauhale homeless tiny homes going up next month in Kalaeloa

Thursday, November 14, 2019
November 14, 2019 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. After 13 Years of Harassment by OHA, Kauai Water Bottler Back in Business
  2. Waimanalo Sports Field Protesters Say They Are In Talks With Mayor
  3. Kahuku Windfarm Developer was Rejected Bidder
  4. Taxpayers Spent Nearly $700,000 on Kealohas’ Legal Fees
  5. Felony Charges for Kauai Councilmember
  6.  Owners of legal vacation rentals say proposed tax hike could put them out of business
  7. Dams: 10 Years Later Nothing has Changed
  8.  How The Counties Are Preparing For All-Mail Voting
  9. Soft on Crime: 17 Convictions out on Streets Shot Dead by Police
  10. Soft on Crime: Long Rap Sheet—now Wanted for Probation Violations
  11. Soft on Crime: Alleged Arsonist with long rap sheet Walks Free Because of Typo

Wednesday, November 13, 2019
November 13, 2019 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Harry Kim Endorses Mauna Kea Protest – ‘Hawaiian Cultural Renaissance’
  2. HPD Ex-Officer and Tweeker Girlfriend Could Escape Fentanyl Bust After Kealoha Drug Plea
  3. ‘Driving Report' Tax Hike Propaganda from HDoT Coming to Your Mailbox
  4. UH Deploys Anti-Plastic Propaganda Timed to Support Bill 40
  5. Dive finds healthy corals and plenty of fish
  6. Three more Ku Kia'i Kalaeloa arrests made overnight
  7. Ala Moana Park Scheme Pushed by Caldwell Donors
  8. Republican Party of Hawaii looking forward to 2020
  9. Burglars Were Shooting at Home when Police Arrived—Homeowner Arrested, his House gets Torched

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
November 12, 2019 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Star-Adv: OHA should scrap ‘one voice’ policy
  2. Council, Caldwell Quietly Approve $214M Property Tax Dollars for Rail
  3. Harry Kim is the Problem: Will he run for reelection in 2020?
  4. Who stole the mailbox? 6 years later, prosecutors could finally find out
  5. Mauna Kea Protesters Damage Lava Cave
  6. Investors to demand disclosure of climate change risks
  7. Climate Change Suits—Just Another Regressive Tax on the Poor
  8. Farmer’s Co-op Abandons E Kauai Water System Thanks to Legislature, OHA
  9. Profitable: One Organization has Contract to ‘Serve’ 5,000 of Hawaii’s Homeless
  10. Queen’s Medical Center – Meth Addicts 40% of Emergency Room Traffic
  11. Meth Deaths Quadruple in Hawaii
  12. Nearly Half Of Hawaii Workers Say They’ve Been Sexually Harassed
  13. Tulsi Gabbard Convinces David Duke to Exploit ‘Aloha’

Monday, November 11, 2019
November 11, 2019 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Yellow ‘Kanaka Maoli’ Flag has no Historical Lineage—Was Invented by T Shirt Vendors in 1990s
  2. Sovereignty Activists Running Homeless Tent City Ignore Court Orders
  3. County Fees Obstruct Affordable Housing: $19K per Unit Before Construction
  4. Most Hawaii court documents moving online

Sunday, November 10, 2019
November 10, 2019 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Do OHA Trustees Have Free Speech?  Board to decide
  2. Grassroot: Honolulu P3s could violate debt limits
  3. A Step Up from Tent Cities
  4. New Building Code Adds 10% to Cost of Home Construction
  5. Hawaii’s 130 state-regulated dams considered deadly if they fail—Kaloko Unrepaired 13 Years After Disaster
  6. $20M federal Grant Diverted to Build Amenity for Kakaako Condos
  7. Farmer sues ‘rogue’ state agency over alleged mistreatment
  8. Three Trump Rallies on Big Island

Saturday, November 09, 2019
November 9, 2019 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Retaliation: Rail Contractor on Tape Trying to Get Whistleblower Fired
  2. Only 50 protesters Left at Mauna Kea Camp
  3. Second Bid To Impeach Honolulu’s Top Prosecutor Is Filed
  4. Sen Laura Thielen Not Running for Congress
  5. Maui Council Pushing Property Tax Hikes for Resident Homeowners
  6. HSTA: 43% Incompetent but Getting Paid Anyway
  7. Homeowner Arrested After Shooting Alleged Burglar
  8. Another Hate Crime: Hana men indicted in assault on campers
  9. Billion dollar military radar for Oahu draws the usual critics
  10. WW1 Memorial: Natatorium pool could be restored, reopened in $32 mil project
  11. Warning to Waianae: Accept Tweeker Camp or we will Scatter them Throughout your Neighborhoods
  12. Weeks after opening, new Big Island homeless shelter nearly at capacity
  13. DHHL Construction of first phase of Honomu homestead project could begin in 2020
  14. Board won’t consider constitutionality of vacation rental law
  15. Trump Spends Day in Hawaii, Meets with Ige

Friday, November 08, 2019
November 8, 2019 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Astronomers Preparing to Leave Big Island as Perfectly Good Telescopes are Decommissioned
  2. Sen Laura Thielen Will not Run for Reelection
  3. PUC to Hear Kahuku Windfarm Case Nov 22
  4. In Shift, Navy Says It's Weighing Double-Walled Red Hill Fuel Tanks
  5. Sierra Club Sues To Stop Automatic Approval Of Red Hill Fuel Tanks
  6. PIGs at the Trough: Scrum for Money at Competing Hawaii Energy and Climate Meetings
  7. Communists Cheer Kauai Celebrutards Anti-GMO Propaganda Movie
  8. Ritual Exposed as a Fraud: Eco-Priests Blame ‘Dirty recycling’
  9. How Much Grift can Public Employees Accept?  Honolulu Ethics Commission invites public input
  10. Christopher Deedy can be re-tried but only for assault
  11. Kauai police officer arrested following domestic incident
  12. Just Before Veterans Day--Naval Air Museum Barbers Point wrongfully evicted by Airports Division 

Thursday, November 07, 2019
November 7, 2019 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. ‘Pipe Dream’ Harry Kim Admits Mauna Kea Plan Depends on Convincing Protesters to Support Telescope
  2. Observatories: UH Maunakea Rules written without consulting us—would force closure of productive telescopes
  3. The Dangerous Side Of Honolulu and Maui Lawsuits Against Fossil Fuel Companies
  4. Hawaii May Subpoena Airbnb for Tax Records of Rental Hosts  
  5. Chang Singapore Plan Requires Massive State Subsidy
  6. Can Trees Provide Carbon Sequestration Benefits and Be Burned to Generate Electricity?
  7. Hawaii County Council Takes Another Step Towards Herbicide Ban
  8. HPD Coverup of Police Chase Before Deadly Kakaako Crash?
  9. Hawaii judges map out efforts to steer mentally ill to treatment instead of jail
  10. Soft on Crime: What happens when a lunatic get probation for Attempted Manslaughter?
  11. Waianae Residents Petition to Block Tweeker Camp from their Neighborhood
  12. Soft on Crime: 29 Priors in 46 Years—Out on Streets Now Arrested for Child Molestation
  13. 51 Years Late: HDoT Finally Tries out ‘Stone Matrix Asphalt’

Wednesday, November 06, 2019
November 6, 2019 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Bill 40 Plastic Ban: No Bill This Extreme has passed Anywhere
  2. DoE Failure is Hindering Hawaii’s Economy
  3. Mauna Kea: Cost of Not Enforcing the Law—$11M
  4. Police cracking down on vehicles with large banners, flags
  5. City deals another blow to Ala Wai flood project
  6. Citing ‘egregious’ fraud,' judge OKs request for new civil trial against Katherine Kealoha
  7. An unofficial DLNR Instagram page surfaces with ‘public shaming’ tactics
  8. 4,000 TVR Applications on Big Island
  9. With Recycling Fraud Exposed, Hawaii County Council Acts Quickly to Divert Attention Away from H Power
  10. In 2018, lawmakers put up $30M to create Ohana Zones for the homeless. So where are they?
  11. Costs for Hawaii's homeless continue even after they die

Tuesday, November 05, 2019
November 5, 2019 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Katherine Kealoha's Boyfriend's Attorney charged with forging check
  2. ‘Alison Lee Wong’ resurfaces in bizarre federal filing
  3. Maui Injection Wells: Protect the Little Guy from ‘Green’ Elite
  4. Injection Wells Case Goes Before SCOTUS Tomorrow
  5. Solar Lobby Pushing to Outlaw Natural Gas—Drive Up Cost of Housing
  6. Stadium Hucksters Deploy More Corrosion Stories in Effort to Push Thru Re-Development Plan
  7. Recycling changes leave us all asking serious questions
  8. Lawmakers Consider Fixes To Hawaiian Homelands Shortcomings
  9. Most Mauna Kea arrestees reject plea deal
  10. Airbnb agrees to provide host records to Hawaii
  11. LEAD—still trying to beg the homeless to accept shelter
  12. Plan to Move Waianae Tweeker Camp will Cost $4.5M
  13. SURPRISE! Potential new site for Waianae homeless village worries Piliuka Place residents
  14. Trump Activist Cleans up Liberals Homeless Trash
  15. Kiss of Death: Former Maui representative Kaniela Ing endorses Kai Kahele for vacant congressional seat

Monday, November 04, 2019
November 4, 2019 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Gabbard: I will Create a ‘New’ Democratic Party—oh and Trump didn’t really Offer me a Cabinet Post
  2. Star-Adv: Mauna Kea rules show good faith
  3. Feds called to resolve rail land dispute
  4. State bankruptcies hit highest level in 5 years
  5. Public Utilities Commission Orders Management Audit of Hawaiian Electric Company
  6. Non-Functional Battery Solar Farm Rips off Lanai Ratepayers for 375% of Normal Rate
  7. With Recycling Fraud Exposed Enviros Try to Talk Down H-Power
  8. DHHL: You Can Skip to the Front of the Waiting List Right Now
  9. Soft on Crime: Felon Attacks Bus Driver (again)

Sunday, November 03, 2019
November 3, 2019 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. ‘Sacred’ for Rent: KSBE Video Directs Telescope Protesters to focus on Master Lease Payments—$50M is Not Enough
  2. Eco-Phonies: Bill 40 Plastic Ban Just Shifts Externalities to Mainland
  3. Vacation rental applications flood Hawaii Co Planning Department
  4. Political Positioning: Kymberly Pine transforms from collaborator to rebel
  5. So far, U of Hawaii finds no complaint about molester doc

Saturday, November 02, 2019
November 2, 2019 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Bill 37 Illegal, Could Cost City Billions in Federal Funding
  2. Routine Map Survey Reveals Dole Sold State Its Own Land
  3. Demonstrators opposing Kahuku wind farm project hold sign-waiving fronting Honolulu Hale
  4. Maui Injection Wells: Remember the Enviros Started this Litigation
  5. “Progressives’ on Maui Council Gift Themselves with Free Stays at Wailea Luxury Resort
  6. Maui Hysteria Caucus Decides to Freak out over Mahi Pono Water
  7. Oahu’s first of five village-style homeless projects could begin to rise by Thanksgiving
  8. Kona: Program helps homeless get ID so they can be flown back to the State that flew them here
  9. Follow the money behind the controversial Ala Moana playground plan
  10. Suspect charged with Rachelle Bergeron’s murder was being investigated by her

Friday, November 01, 2019
November 1, 2019 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Who’s Running for CD2?
  2. Who?  Hawaii communities donate to candidates for 2020 presidential election  
  3. WOTUS: While Politicians Pretend to Pull Case, Maui Lawyers go Further than Trump
  4. March Sentencing Set For Kealohas And Their Co-Conspirators
  5. Singapore Housing Idea back for 2020 Session?
  6. Hawaii Tourism Authority: Hawaii vacation rentals up 22.9 percent in 2019
  7. Hu Honua Scam: Nov 26 Deadline to Submit Comments
  8. After fraud Revealed, Stunned Eco-Religionists Robotically Go Thru Motions of Sacred ‘Recycling’ Rituals
  9. Hundreds of Fish Killed by Fish Ladder Project
  10. Mizuno calls on AG Barr to Investigate NY Homeless ‘Exports’
  11. About Two-Thirds Of Hawaii Middle Schoolers Feel Safe At School
  12. Hawaii Supreme Court Take Up UIPA Case Related to HPD Sgt. Darren Cachola
  13. Fake Sentence: Criminal Gets 20 Years—will be out as Soon as HPA Acts
  14. Big Island woman indicted for murder in connection with foster child’s death
  15. Suspects Arrested, Named in Murder of American Prosecutor on Yap Island
  16. Hawaiians Journey to Park Street Church to Celebrate Commissioning of First Missionaries to Their Islands in 1819

Thursday, October 31, 2019
October 31, 2019 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. After 127 Arrests -- Wind plant opponents take break from protest
  2. ‘Shadow Flicker’ And Lost Sleep: Are Kahuku Wind Turbines Too Close To Homes?
  3. Hawaii’s Older Students Lag On ‘Nation’s Report Card’
  4. State charges Maui riot detainees thousands for damages, Gets Sued by Alleged Rioter
  5. Soft on Crime: Released to Terrorize Molokai (again)
  6. 2 ex-adult correctional officers face trials for alleged sex assaults at women’s prison
  7. Program that has police referring 37 Chinatown homeless to services sees positive results
  8. Homeless Reality: Shocking images on Chinatown website aim to spark change
  9. Meth: Kauai councilman released after posting $10,000 bail
  10. Former police officer is charged again with abuse 
  11. Ban on short term vacation rentals leads to influx of long term units for rent
  12. Get the Lead Out: Federal Emergency Team Sent to Patch Caldwell’s Potholes 
  13. 15 Unaccompanied Migrant Children Came To Hawaii In The Past Year 

Wednesday, October 30, 2019
October 30, 2019 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. As Honolulu police clear roads for wind farm, some ask why the same can’t be done for TMT
  2. Police outnumber demonstrators at Kahuku, Kalaeloa wind-farm protest sites
  3. Kealoha Handed Her Victim off to Another Prosecutor
  4. Meth: Kauai councilman accused of hitting officer with vehicle
  5. Death Row not-a-pimp gets Bail Reinstated
  6. How Honolulu Police Handled A Mental Health Crisis
  7. Judge halts effort to fund Ala Wai flood control project
  8. HMSA plan challenges Hawaii family medicine
  9. Zippy’s says stricter ban on plastics could cause closures
  10. Recycling Doesn’t Work When 3rd World Refuses our Trash
  11. Three DoE Bureaucrats Quitting—Solution?  More Pay Hikes of Course! 
  12. Military Personnel Being Charged Commercial Rate for Electricity?
  13. In Effort to Help Russia, Iran, Syria and India: Tulsi Gabbard Demands US End Saudi Aid, Ties Government To 9/11 Terrorist Hijackers

 



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VIDEO: Panel Discussion Mauna Kea-Defining Sacred
by News Release Monday, November 18, 2019

... A TMT Panel Discussion Sunday, November 17, 2019 at 2 PM – 4 PM, Hawaii State Capitol ....


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Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted November 16, 2019
by News Article Sunday, November 17, 2019

...Votes in Congress and Bills Introduced....


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$136K to live 'comfortably' in Hawaii
by News Article Sunday, November 17, 2019

...Hawaii Median household income in 2018: $80,212....


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Invasive Species Inspection Fee for Air-flown Commodities
by Tom Yamachika Sunday, November 17, 2019

...the fee is collected only on shipments by water....


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VIDEO: Kahuku vs HPD-- We did not throw rocks
by News Release Friday, November 15, 2019

...Deputy Chief of Police McCarthy claims protesters harassed a police officer, rocks were thrown, and an officer was punched in the head. We are still unaware of when any of these incidents occurred and have seen no video evidence....


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WSJ ranks Honolulu Airport 15th of 20
by News Article Friday, November 15, 2019

...How the 20 next-largest U.S. airports performed in 15 categories....


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Protect our nation: Reform the Jones Act
by Kelii Akina Friday, November 15, 2019

...the Jones Act was enacted a century ago, when warfare and trade were very different....


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BEA: Hawaii Economic Growth Slowest in USA
by News Release Friday, November 15, 2019

...Wholesale trade was the leading contributor to slow growth in Hawaii....


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DoH: Marijuana Behind Most Vaping Illness
by News Release Friday, November 15, 2019

...FDA and state health laboratories have detected vitamin E acetate (a synthetic form of vitamin E) in a sample of vaping fluids also containing tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the main active compound in marijuana....


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DLNR: Mauna Kea Protesters Trampling Endangered Plants
by News Release Friday, November 15, 2019

...In addition to the alleged cutting of these vines, DOCARE officers found evidence that other rare plants have been trampled, either inadvertently or intentionally....


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Monster Homes: Auditor Rips Department of Planning and Permitting
by News Release Friday, November 15, 2019

"...We found that the Department of Planning and Permitting does not effectively manage building permits and inspections...."


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Mauna Kea: 312 Tickets and One 100 mph police chase
by News Release Friday, November 15, 2019

...The subsequent police pursuit extended 20 miles with the Dodge pickup reaching speeds of 100 mph and at times driving down the center of both lanes of travel....


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Green Fog: Honolulu's Coming Climate Change Bond Crisis
by News Article Thursday, November 14, 2019

...the disclosure statements do not actually project the anticipated risks to the city....


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Mafia News: Hanabusa Announces Mayoral Campaign
by News Release Thursday, November 14, 2019

...Hanabusa's political career begins in 1999 when she teamed up with Larry Mehau to protect the Broken Trustees of KSBE.  Now she wants to be mayor of Honolulu.... 


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‘Driving Report' Tax Hike Propaganda from HDoT Coming to Your Mailbox
by News Release Thursday, November 14, 2019

... HDoT's fake ‘report’ will make it seem that you will save money with a road usage charge.  Will you believe them? ....


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LEAD: Homeless Law Enforcement Program Spreads to Big Island
by News Release Thursday, November 14, 2019

... The Big Island Substance Abuse Council (BISAC) will operate the pilot project ....


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Senate Special Session Confirms Judicial Nominees
by News Release Thursday, November 14, 2019

...Clyde J. Wadsworth Sworn In as New Associate Judge of the Hawaii Intermediate Court of Appeals....


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Sue Big Oil: UH Law School Hides Conflict of Interest
by News Article Thursday, November 14, 2019

...Antolini previously worked for Vic Sher, which may explain why the academic is so gung-ho to support the misguided crusade of her old boss....


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Hawaii protests show why wind energy can't save us from climate change
by News Article Wednesday, November 13, 2019

...Last year, two Harvard researchers found that meeting current U.S. electricity needs with wind would require covering a land area twice the size of California with wind turbines....


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No Sea Level Rise Here: Moody's Upgrades HDoT Highways Bond Rating
by News Release Wednesday, November 13, 2019

...The rating upgrade was announced prior to the Highways Division’s upcoming 2019 revenue bond sale, scheduled for November 13th-14th....


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Feds: Guam #1 for Medicare Ambulance Fraud
by News Release Wednesday, November 13, 2019

...Guam Ambulance Company Executives Plead Guilty to Medicare and TRICARE Fraud and Money Laundering Scheme....


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​Former Schofield range director pleads guilty to conspiracy
by News Release Tuesday, November 12, 2019

...Garo admitted that he helped steer federal contracts worth more than $18 million to a contractor....


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Mauna Kea Administrative Rules: Hot Potato Heading for Ige's Desk
by News Release Tuesday, November 12, 2019

...The rules now advance through the remainder of the administrative rules process to Gov. David Ige for final approval....


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Rust Buckets: How the Jones Act Undermines U.S. Shipbuilding and National Security
by News Article Tuesday, November 12, 2019

...OECD estimates that the law's repeal would increase U.S. economic output by up to $135 billion....


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Hawaii Sitting on $281M Unspent Federal Welfare Block Grant
by News Article Tuesday, November 12, 2019

...Idea: Use the money to FORCE the homeless into shelter with drug treatment and mental health care....


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Hawaii Roads 3rd Worst in USA
by News Release Tuesday, November 12, 2019

...the roads have potholes, illegible street signs and regular heavy congestion....


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Hirono: 'Believe in Climate Change as Though It's a Religion'
by Video Video Tuesday, November 12, 2019

..."A gaffe is when a politician tells the truth -- some obvious truth he isn't supposed to say."....


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The Smell of Money: 75 Green Energy Schemers Scrum for HECO Gold
by News Release Tuesday, November 12, 2019

...Solar, wind, storage part of strong response to state’s largest procurement effort....


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Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted November 9, 2019
by News Article Sunday, November 10, 2019

...votes in Congress and bills introduced for week ending Nov 9, 2019....


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An Expensive Charter Crisis on Maui
by Tom Yamachika Sunday, November 10, 2019

...Who’s going to pay all these attorneys? They don’t work for free....


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Veterans Day Events Hawaii
by Andrew Walden Saturday, November 09, 2019

...events on Oahu, Big Island, Maui and Kauai....


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Tupola: Community Members step up to combat sex-trafficking
by News Release Friday, November 08, 2019

...the annual Defend The Family sex-trafficking awareness conference....


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An EIS We’d Like to See
by Grassroot Institute Friday, November 08, 2019

...Some states require an analysis of the potential economic impact of certain legislative proposals — an “economic impact statement,” if you will. Hawaii does not....


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Are Auditor's Recommendations Implemented?
by Hawaii State Auditor Friday, November 08, 2019

...This report covers recommendations made in reports issued from 2014-2017....


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OHA Committee Acknowledges It Has No Authority to Discipline Trustee Akina for Speaking Out
by Kelii Akina Friday, November 08, 2019

...OHA's P.I.G. issued a report conceding that OHA has "no recourse” to discipline him, and closed the matter....


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Sierra Club sues to block DoH Permit Approval for Red Hill Tanks
by News Release Friday, November 08, 2019

...The approval deadline is Nov 19, 2019....


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12 Weeks on Mauna Kea: 6,237 Tickets, 60 Arrests
by News Release Friday, November 08, 2019

...stepped-up traffic enforcement efforts on Daniel K. Inouye Highway began on August 15.... 


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Economic freedom in Hawaii takes a fall
by Grassroot Institute Thursday, November 07, 2019

... Economic freedom in Hawaii dropped three notches to 40th place among all 50 U.S. states ....


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Hot Take On The Maui Clean Water Act Arguments
by Robert Thomas Thursday, November 07, 2019

...It all turns on the language of the Clean Water Act, and what does the term "from" mean....


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Maui Sewage Case Makes a Supreme Court Splash
by News Article Thursday, November 07, 2019

“...There are more than 500,000 similar underground injection wells in the country and nearly 6,000 in Hawaii alone....”


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​Fewer years of healthy life for Native Hawaiians, UH study finds
by News Release Thursday, November 07, 2019

...Native Hawaiians in Hawaiʻi have a shorter life expectancy compared with other racial/ethnic populations in the state....


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OHA premieres new Maui water rights film
by News Release Thursday, November 07, 2019

...The community event, called E Ola I Ka Wai: Elevating Advocacy to Protect Our Precious Waters, is a partnership between OHA and the Waiwai Collective....


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Full Text: Maui Injection Wells Case Oral Arguments Before Supreme Court
by News Release Wednesday, November 06, 2019

..."Their questions were insightful, and I felt that they truly understood the complexity of the issues in this case and the potential effects of the expansion of the Clean Water Act on governmental entities and private properties.”....


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UPDATE: Activists Sabotage Wailuku River Diversion Gates, Responsible for Fish Kill
by News Release Wednesday, November 06, 2019

...Chumbley said vandalism has occurred on Wailuku Water Co. land before, typically during “periods of high emotions and reactions"....


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DLNR: Coral Bleaching wasn't all that bad
by News Release Tuesday, November 05, 2019

... It was all hype.  It always is.  It will be back next year complete with knashing of teeth and pulling of hair ....


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Sue Big Oil for Climate Change? Caldwell Falls for Debunked Litigation Scheme
by News Release Tuesday, November 05, 2019

...Caldwell and Maui Mayor Victorino both know these suits are doomed.  This is just a cheap way to pander to believers of the eco-religion....


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Hawaii Counties Among Least Affordable Places for Renters
by News Article Tuesday, November 05, 2019

...We ranked 827 counties by the ratio of rent-to-income....


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Hawaii Highest Mortgage Fees in USA
by News Article Tuesday, November 05, 2019

...and the lowest average interest rates....


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UH Manoa offers 'Land Acknowledgment' to Native Hawaiians
by News Release Monday, November 04, 2019

...University of Hawaii at Manoa Provost Michael Bruno delivered a formal statement paying tribute to the original inhabitants of the land....


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Rep Mizuno calls on AG Barr to Investigate NY Homeless ‘Exports’
by News Release Monday, November 04, 2019

...NYC secretly exports homeless to Hawaii....


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​Want Americans to Buy U.S. Products? Dump the Jones Act
by News Article Monday, November 04, 2019

... the absence of Jones Act asphalt carriers means that Hawaii must import it from abroad ....


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Global Warmers: Everything Makai of King Street will be Drowned
by News Article Monday, November 04, 2019

...Attention Believers: I will buy your Hawaii oceanfront real estate for 10% of assessed value cash money right now.  Save yourself! The End is Near!....


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Honolulu Highest Homeless Veteran Count in USA
by News Article Monday, November 04, 2019

...Honolulu Homeless Veterans per Veteran Population tied for worst in USA -- 46 times higher than first place Virginia Beach, VA....


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OHA approves $103,000 in event grants
by News Release Monday, November 04, 2019

...The Office of Hawaiian Affairs today announced the selection of 20 community events that will receive a total of $103,000 from OHA’s ʻAhahui Grants Program....


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Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted November 3, 2019
by News Article Sunday, November 03, 2019

...votes in Congress and bills introduced from GovTrack.us....


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The Parable of the Two Horses!
by Tom Yamachika Sunday, November 03, 2019

... which horse do you think finished pulling the wagon first? ....


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HTA Releases Hawai‘i Vacation Rental Performance Report
by News Release Sunday, November 03, 2019

... The State of Hawai‘i has experienced record levels of visitor arrivals over the last seven years. However, during this time the number of traditional lodging units, such as hotels, condominium hotels, and timeshare resorts has increased minimally ....


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Braving the cold to help Hawaii
by Grassroot Institute Saturday, November 02, 2019

...energy, housing and occupational licensing. The “best practice” policies we have been learning about here will help us address the economic and social challenges we all face in Hawaii....


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VIDEO: Kahuku Windfarm Protest in Caldwell's Office
by Video Video Saturday, November 02, 2019

...Kahuku residents march in to Caldwell's office to protest windfarm....


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Hawaiians & the Economy: We're in The Same Boat as Everyone!
by Kelii Akina Friday, November 01, 2019

...if we work to do good for all people of Hawai'i, we end up helping Hawaiians....


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Week 11 on Mauna Kea: 454 Tickets, 7 Arrests
by News Release Friday, November 01, 2019

...The combined total of the 11-week long Daniel K. Inouye Highway enhanced traffic enforcement efforts by Hawaiʻi Police Department stands at 5,915 citations issued and 58 persons arrested for 104 offenses....


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NAEP reveals Just How Many DoE Students Can't do 'Basic' Work
by News Release Friday, November 01, 2019

...37% of DoE 4th Graders and 32% of 8th Graders can’t read at a basic level...31% of DoE 4th Graders and 42% of DoE 8th Graders can’t do basic science....


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Full Text: BoR Releases Proposed Maunakea Admin Rules
by News Release Friday, November 01, 2019

...public testimony will be heard by the BoR at UH Hilo Wednesday November 6, 2019....


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Eco-Lawyers to Sue EPA Over Hawaii Plastic Pollution
by News Release Friday, November 01, 2019

...Lawsuit Launched Over Trump Administration’s Failure to Recognize Plastic Pollution in Hawaiian Waters....


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Lawsuit: How HMSA Ran Down Clock on Expensive Cancer Patient
by News Release Thursday, October 31, 2019

...Unanimous Hawaii Supreme Court Victory Against HMSA for Cancer Patient and Widow....


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First 3 Quarters: Tourism Up, Spending Down
by News Release Thursday, October 31, 2019

...Total visitor arrivals increased 5.5 percent to 7,858,876 in the first three quarters of 2019--spending dropped by 0.1%....


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Hawaii Among Only 7 States to Tax Groceries at Full Rate
by Tax Foundation Thursday, October 31, 2019

...How Does Your State Treat Groceries, Candy, and Soda?....


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HCDA Kakaako Park Transferred to City
by News Release Thursday, October 31, 2019

...16 parcels, including 3 roadways and numerous other public facilities located within an approximately 41-acre, makai section of Kaka‘ako....


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Hirono Makes Bizarre Argument Against 9th Circuit Court Nominee
by Video Video Thursday, October 31, 2019

"...Senator, the Constitution has been amended...."


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Schatz Chief of Staff Pours Money into Big Oil Stocks
by News Article Thursday, October 31, 2019

...Eric Einhorn lists stock owned by spouse valued at $168,000-$445,000....


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