Sunday, January 24, 2021
Hawai'i Daily News Read

Sunday, January 24, 2021
January 24, 2021 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Police and Prosecutors Conspired to Cover up Brutal Maui Hate Crime
  2. Hypocrisy: OHA Demands Transparency from Counties, State
  3. Green: 92,000 vaccines in the fridge because we are afraid the supplies will be cut off
  4. Gang Leader Escapes Justice Again and Again
  5. Time to revamp Hawaii’s government
  6. Shutting off welcoming state Capitol from the public would send discouraging message
  7. Time not right for $17 minimum wage in Hawaii
  8. Give Lots and Lots of Money to HGEA to Save ‘Economy
  9. Hawaii hotel industry struggling to bring workers back
  10. Aloha Stadium scheme is doomed because it is more about development than football
  11. County: COVID-19 app won’t be mandatory for travelers

Saturday, January 23, 2021
January 23, 2021 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Naming Names:  Parade of former, current council members subpoenaed to testify in federal probe
  2. Proposed Budget Cuts Would ‘Basically Gut’ Hawaii State Auditor’s Office
  3. Tax Hike Coming: Waters says balancing city’s $400 million budget deficit is top priority
  4. New faces, same Covid plan
  5. Food Basket reports ‘significant’ decrease in number of people served in Kona
  6. 60,000 Shots Sitting in Fridge
  7. Molokai moves to Age 65+ COVID-19 vaccines
  8. Next Boondoggle: Estimated price tag for Ala Wai flood prevention project doubles to $650M
  9. Hawaii’s Land Board cracks down on illegal seawalls
  10. New HART Board Member Wants A Fraud Hotline
  11. Feds charge suspected accomplice of ‘Proud Boys Hawaii’ founder in U.S. Capitol riot
  12. Hawaii lawmakers push to legalize marijuana for personal use
  13. More Homeless Mayhem: Bums Take over Walgreens Flagship Store

Friday, January 22, 2021
January 22, 2021 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. New Route For Honolulu Rail? Any ‘Hare-Brained’ Scheme Is Being Considered
  2. Commission only wants to see election success in all-mail balloting—Sends in late report to Legislature
  3. Rate Hikes Coming: HECO, Public Utilities Commission move ahead with performance-based regulation
  4. The Opening Day Speech That Never Was
  5. 13,690 Hawaiʻi Households Received Nearly $60 Million in Pandemic-Related Housing/Rent Assistance
  6. New findings show more than half of Hawaii’s hotel rooms will remain empty in 2021  
  7. 20% of all parking tickets issued over the last 5 years went unpaid, state records show
  8. Some Moloka'i residents push to restart Maui-Moloka'i ferry
  9. Biden Signs Order Fully Reimbursing Hawaii National Guard For COVID-19 Operations

Thursday, January 21, 2021
January 21, 2021 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Some are renewing a push for federal recognition of Native Hawaiians under Biden administration
  2. Hanalei Vigilantes to be Model for Hawaii Tourism Industry
  3. State Senate Top Priority Raising Taxes to Satisfy HSTA
  4. After 8 years on the job, Honolulu’s fire chief to retire next month
  5. Five questions with Sherry Menor-McNamara on Hawaii's $700M unemployment insurance deficit
  6. State blames aging mainframe computer for delays paying revived ‘plus-up,’ other jobless aid
  7. In new legislative session, leaders seek changes in penalties for COVID violations
  8. O’ahu Floating Offshore Wind Turbines Coming?
  9. News from Hilo: Former cop changes pleas in assault, abuse cases at Center of Hawaii County Government

Wednesday, January 20, 2021
January 20, 2021 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Saiki, Hanabusa Launch Attack on State Auditor to Save OHA’s Dirty Secrets
  2. Cataluna: The New Year Brings A New Hawaii
  3. Ige: Doses in Fridge are for 2nd Vaccination
  4. New City prosecutor asks for dismissal in COVID-19 violation case against U.S. Surgeon General
  5. A Year Later, HPD Still Investigating Shooting Deaths Of 2 Police Officers
  6. Leaders criticize ‘chronic mismanagement’ of Native Hawaiian burials
  7. Vaccinated travelers could be exempt from quarantine, testing by spring

Tuesday, January 19, 2021
January 19, 2021 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. $700M Tax Hike Coming
  2. Hawaii Burned $1.3B on COVID Unemployment. Businesses May Have To Pay The Tab
  3. Carbon Taxes Will Raise Taxes -- But Will It Reduce Emissions?
  4. Fear of Violence Exploited to Keep Public in the Dark at Hawaii Legislature
  5. Republican Priorities for 2021 Legislature
  6. Insiders’ 5 point plan for economy
  7. Hawaii Lawmakers May Cut Solar Credits
  8. Lawmakers Still Hope To Pass Climate Legislation in 2021
  9. Some Want Permanent Security Barriers At Capitol, But At What Cost?
  10. Federal Prosecutors ask that Maui Hate Attack defendants be held without bail
  11. 100 Day plan for prosecutor’s office
  12. University of Hawaii and Department of Education design budget cuts to boost case for Tax Hikes
  13. Big Isle pediatricians to DOE: ‘Open our schools’
  14. Oahu’s first mass vaccination site launches
  15. New Wave Of Federal Stimulus Money Is Hitting Hawaii—Does Anybody Need it?
  16. Miske wins increased access to defense lawyers, computerized case files

Monday, January 18, 2021
January 18, 2021 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Tax Hikes Could Backfire on Depressed Economy—10.1% Unemployment
  2. COVID: Kauai Anti-Tourism Measures Working—Only 20 Visitors Thursday
  3. Kupuna turned away at hospital vaccine clinic
  4. Coronavirus spread in Hawaii by the Numbers
  5. Anti-Plastic Maniacs Plan Agenda for 2021
  6. EPA: Hawaii’s Military Bases Dumped 630,000 Pounds Of Delicious Nitrate Into The Ocean
  7. Hawaii Democrats About to Run out of Excuses
  8. Civil Beat Foolishly says “All Lives Matter” – Who will Billionaire Omidyar Pay for this Transgression?
  9. Leader of 2007 Anti-Superferry Riots wants ‘Accountability’ from Trumpsters

Sunday, January 17, 2021
January 17, 2021 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. $400M GE Tax Hike Planned
  2. Ige Sets up 2021 Legislative Session to Produce Tax Hikes
  3. Hawaii Tourism Authority spent ‘exorbitant’ amounts marketing to visitors as lockdowns dropped demand
  4. Congresswoman Concerned About Hawaii CARES Spending Got No Answers From Ige
  5. Current state of homelessness on Kaua‘i discussed
  6. 5K on Kaua‘i vaccinated
  7. Gas use down 18%, Hawaii County highway fund takes a hit from less driving
  8. Kauai businesses give dour assessment of survival chances under travel restrictions

Saturday, January 16, 2021
January 16, 2021 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Doing the Job the State Won’t Do: Feds Charge Maui Thugs in 2014 Hate Crime Attack
  2. Legislators Clueless: Everything depends on new Biden ‘Stimulus’
  3. While Thousands of Shots Sit in Fridge, Maui Hospital’s vaccine clinic closing FOR 3 WEEKS over 'shortage'
  4. Thousands seek appointments for COVID-19 vaccine as distribution ramps up
  5. Oahu public school principal under fire for holding student assembly for more than 80
  6. Adding up the business losses in Hawaii
  7. DLIR’s dated technology slows distribution of unemployment benefits

Friday, January 15, 2021
January 15, 2021 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. With 1000s of Shots in the Fridge, DoH Tries to Blame ‘Supply Uncertainty’ for Hawaii’s Slow Mass Vaccination Effort
  2. New Excuse for Slow COVID Vaccination Rollout—Blame Seniors
  3. 50% of Hawaii Small Business Short on Rent
  4. COVID Criminal Releases: 60% Rearrested (but don’t worry, the soft-on-crime crowd will explain this away)
  5. Streets filling up with homeless from Mainland
  6. Tax Hike Sales Pitch: Closure of Hilo Youth Challenge Academy
  7. No More ‘Gifts Of Aloha’ For State Lawmakers
  8. Federal judge orders ‘Proud Boys Hawaii’ founder to surrender passport

Thursday, January 14, 2021
January 14, 2021 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Hawaii Ranks 46th In Administering COVID-19 Vaccines, Feds Say we have 118,000 shots sitting in the Fridge
  2. Oahu Vaccinations Begin Monday Age 75+ Sign Up Here
  3. Crowds Form at Maui Vaccination Site, Hundreds Turned Away
  4. What Crisis? $30M pricetag to renovate water features at the state Capitol raises eyebrows
  5. DoE Wastes $5M Pretending to Assemble Digital Lessons That Won’t be Ready Until COVID is Gone
  6. Barricades block Hawaii Capitol building entrances after FBI warns of armed protests in all states
  7. Ochs Used as Excuse to Restrict Journalists
  8. Results from first phase of Snorkel Safety Study explains causes of snorkeling drownings in Hawaii
  9. Homelessness anticipated to gradually rise—PIT Count cancelled
  10. Homeless man, 34, arrested after allegedly assaulting homeless woman with tire iron

Wednesday, January 13, 2021
January 13, 2021 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Ige to Raise GE Tax -- ponders higher fuel and income taxes
  2. Hawaii: 60,000 Vaccines in Refrigerator?  DoH says just an illusion as COVID-19 vaccine rollout lags
  3. The DOE to pay Private Tutors after a year of paying HSTA members to do nothing
  4. How One Company Is Going The Extra Mile To do the Job DOE- HSTA Won’t
  5. Alm says his top priority is restoring public’s trust in city Prosecutor’s Office
  6. Judge to hear motion to dismiss charge against surgeon general
  7. Lawsuit alleges businesses are victims of a massive city sewer fee ‘ripoff’
  8. Schools that purchased PPE early on won’t be reimbursed with emergency funds?
  9. Sacrifice?  The Bus workers want $800/mo raise
  10. No ‘twindemic’ as cases of flu remain scarce
  11. Late to the COVID Game: Maui Anti-Tourism Activists Hope to Replicate Kauai’s Success
  12. Human trafficking, sexual violence cases triple amid pandemic
  13. Repeat Offender charged with burglary after allegedly breaking into Waialae Iki home

Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Letters to the Editor January, 2021
Letters to the Editor
  • I got my first covid shot yesterday
  • World getting better!

Tuesday, January 12, 2021
January 12, 2021 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Only Two mass vaccination sites planned for Oahu as Sister isles Begin Inoculating Hundreds
  2. Kauai: 500 Teachers Get Vaccine on Day One
  3. Maui: Hundreds turn out for vaccine drive
  4. Lawmakers concerned after FBI warns of ‘armed protests’ planned at all 50 state capitals
  5. Stupid UH Progressives Try to Tie Nick Ochs to Mayor Blangiardi
  6. Hawaii stepping up security at state Capitol and all government buildings
  7. Organizers: ’Unmasked flash mob’ canceled
  8. DHHL chair says Kapolei casino would be built on land not zoned for homes

Monday, January 11, 2021
January 11, 2021 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Sgt Schultz Caldwell: “How do you know something you don’t know until you know it?”
  2. False Dichotomy: Furloughs or Tax Hikes?  Let’s Create our own Choice -- Tough Questions For The Hawaii Department Of Education
  3. As DoH Dithers, AARP Hawaii urges safe access to COVID-19 vaccine for seniors aged 75 and older
  4. $5000 Bail for Ochs -- seen in mob that stormed U.S. Capitol
  5. Danny De Gracia: Hawaii Republicans Should Follow Up On Tardy Stand Against Violence
  6. Kailua Kona Q Anon Nuts Rally for Trump
  7. Blood Bank of Hawaii asks COVID-19 survivors to donate plasma to help save lives
  8. Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Steve Alm unveils 100-day plan Tuesday
  9. Soft on Crime: Lifelong Criminal Gets Another Fake 20 Years Sentence—HPA will let him out soon (again)
  10. Replacement work avoids funding halt at Aloha Stadium
  11. Dillingham Airfield Still Set to Close in June

Sunday, January 10, 2021
January 10, 2021 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Miske-Related Case Shows How State Judiciary Protects Mafia
  2. Hawaii businesses fear unemployment tax increases will ruin their economic recovery
  3. Federal labor department to investigate Hawaii’s unemployment insurance system
  4. Big Island Mayor Roth hospitalized with chest pains
  5. With triple-digit case spikes, Mayor Blangiardi focuses on how to move the city forward
  6. Kauai County to begin Mass Vaccination for Age 75+
  7. Honolulu Police Spent $150,000 In CARES Funds On A Robot Dog to Scan Homeless
  8. Chang: Singapore Housing Bill will be back this Session
  9. Defense spending ‘incredibly important’ for Hawaii during COVID-19 pandemic
  10. Public unhappy over lack of access: Pandemic, technology and tension during long council session
  11. Hawaii Republican Party, already weakened, gets destroyed by Trumpism and extremism
  12. Pachinko Billionaire Buys up Hawaii Golf Clubs—Drama Follows

Saturday, January 9, 2021
January 9, 2021 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Nearly 600 cases reported in 2 days, officials urge people not to gather
  2. Tax Hike Kabuki: Ige Says Only Biden can Save You 
  3. In blistering letter, UH officials condemn school’s financial relationship with Aloha Stadium
  4. Longtime Rail Officials Ousted As New CEO Joins HART
  5. Rick Keene tapped as HART's No. 2 official
  6. HSTA Complains Principals too slow to Shut Schools Back Down so HSTA Members can get back to being paid for doing nothing
  7. Retired Officer involved in Kealoha case may receive reduced sentence
  8. Legal battle brewing over portion of proceeds from sale of Kealohas’ home

Friday, January 8, 2021
January 8, 2021 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Hawaii Will Collect More Taxes Than Expected—But Don’t Worry, we’re still going to raise taxes
  2. Ige’s mom, mom-in-law vaccinations look unfair
  3. Work-from-Hawaii program draws 50K applicants for 50 spots
  4. Number of unemployment claims in Hawaii jumps before PEUC Deadline
  5. Biki Bike Should be Allowed to Siphon Money from Taxpayers because it is Green

Thursday, January 7, 2021
January 7, 2021 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Tax Hikes on Fuel, Food and Health Care
  2. Green calls for 2-week moratorium on social gatherings as new coronavirus cases reach high of 322
  3. Department of Education shuffles papers rather than distribute COVID-19 vaccines to 44,000+ employees
  4. Tax Hike Sales Pitch: DoE Claims 1,300 teaching positions at risk
  5. HSTA Member Posts Bail, Returns to Mainland after Forcing School Evacuation
  6. State-Run Bank would be State Run Bank-Ruptcy
  7. Hawaii Electric Industries (HEI) Launches New Buying Spree
  8. Spying on You: New app could warn you of COVID-19 exposure
  9. HPD Deputy Says ‘We Did Nothing Wrong’ In Surveillance On Cabinet Official
  10. Soft on Crime: 13 Priors Does it Again

Wednesday, January 6, 2021
January 6, 2021 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Hawaii facing largest recession in history
  2. Constantly Changing Safe Travels rules impede recovery
  3. Changing of restaurant rules ‘definitely killing us’
  4. State to expand eligibility for COVID vaccine to those 75 and up, more essential workers
  5. HECO:  Latest Green Energy Scheme Based on Faulty Accounting
  6. Workforce drug tests show Hawaii marijuana, cocaine use up in last half of 2020
  7. Amemiya Lands City Council Gig To Cash In On Retirement Benefits
  8. Kirk Caldwell's Reality Show Takes a Brief Hiatus — Hopefully
  9. The Continuing Clout Of Hawaii’s Public Worker Unions
  10. Hawaii will need to pay $59 million in interest to cover unemployment
  11. Legislative Agenda: Raise Taxes by Threatening Cuts to Sex Abuse Treatment
  12. Legislative Agenda: Progressives will push for $17/hr Minimum Wage
  13. Enviros Plan to Gain Control of 30% of US Waters


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Legislature Begins Session with Drugs and Suicide
by Hawaii Family Forum Sunday, January 24, 2021

... Bill Tracking at the Legislature Begins ....


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Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted January 23, 2021
by GovTrack .us Sunday, January 24, 2021

... votes in Congress and bills introduced ....


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Hawaii Republican Party Deletes Tweets Defending QAnon Believers After Backlash
by News Article Sunday, January 24, 2021

... “What is the truth?” the Hawaii GOP said, and asserted that followers of QAnon “don’t deserve mockery” and that they “were largely motivated by a sincere and deep love for America.” ....


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Tulsi Gabbard: Domestic-Terrorism Bill Is ‘a Targeting of Almost Half of the Country’
by Video Video Sunday, January 24, 2021

... a proposed measure to combat domestic terrorism could be used to undermine civil liberties .... 


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More Taxes on the Rich – But Guess What, You’re Rich
by Tom Yamachika Sunday, January 24, 2021

... Ige’s Chief of Staff and former Director of Taxation Linda Chu Takayama told the House Finance Committee a little more about the revenue enhancement measures (tax hikes) that the Administration is going to propose ....


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Biden’s Transportation Sec’y Nominee Affirms Jones Act Support
by Michael Hansen Saturday, January 23, 2021

... Pete Buttigieg: ‘I support the Jones Act’ ....


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"25 Years of PASH"
by Robert Thomas Saturday, January 23, 2021

... in the PASH case the Hawaii Supreme Court concluded that subject to certain qualifications, the Hawaii Constitution allows native Hawaiians to exercise traditional practices, even on private property ....


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Let's get our voice back
by Kelii Akina Saturday, January 23, 2021

... a perpetual emergency status ....


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Agribusiness Development Corp: "Costly, disorganized and ineffective"
by UH ERO Saturday, January 23, 2021

... ADC’s emphasis on land acquisition has made it a costly, disorganized and ineffective program while the state and counties have failed to fulfill their promises to landowners participating in the IAL program ....


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Rental Market: Troubling Signs Remain As State Prepares for an Uncertain 2021
by UH ERO Saturday, January 23, 2021

... UHERO second quarterly survey of rental property owners and managers ....


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Supreme Court Suspends Katherine Kealoha's Boyfriend's Lawyer
by News Release Friday, January 22, 2021

... but he can get back to being a shyster in 5 years ....


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Vaccination Rate: Hawaii Ranks 33rd
by News Article Friday, January 22, 2021

... Hawaii vs Alaska Safest COVID States ....


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Hawaii Ranked 'Worst State to Drive in'
by News Article Friday, January 22, 2021

... gas prices to rush-hour traffic congestion to road quality ....


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December 2020 Hawaii Hotel Occupancy 23.8%
by News Release Friday, January 22, 2021

... In December 2020, Hawai‘i hotels statewide reported substantial declines in revenue per available room ....


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DHHL Releases Results of 2020 Beneficiary Survey
by News Release Friday, January 22, 2021

... DHHL last conducted a Beneficiary Survey in 2014, with previous studies conducted in 2008, 2003, and 1995 ....


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Hawai‘i State Senate Updates Leadership and Committee Assignments
by News Release Friday, January 22, 2021

... Senator Laura Acasio was appointed by Governor Ige to the Senate District 1 seat ....


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How Trump Waikiki Sold out in 8 Hours
by News Article Friday, January 22, 2021

... All that was required of Trump was to show up at the Imperial Hotel ballroom in Tokyo to gladhand a bunch of Japanese buyers and have his photo taken with them under the US and Japanese flags....


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New HECO Solar Plan: Install First Ask Questions Later
by News Release Friday, January 22, 2021

... Quick Connect will allow some new systems to be built and activated faster ....


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Money to Burn: Virtual Community Meetings Planned for New Aloha Stadium Boondoggle
by News Release Friday, January 22, 2021

... The public comment period for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the New Aloha Stadium Entertainment District (NASED) project concludes on Feb. 8 ....


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OHA Asks for $3M in Legislative Package
by News Release Friday, January 22, 2021

... OHA’s budget bill requests $3,037,879 in state general fund appropriations each fiscal year ....


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DHHL Opens Public Comments Period for Gambling Proposal
by News Release Friday, January 22, 2021

... The comment period ends on February 19, 2021 .... 


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Bidenworld: Lesbian Revolutionary from UH Manoa Appointed to Department of Energy
by Video Video Thursday, January 21, 2021

... International Socialists taking over now that the National Socialists have been exiled to Florida.  Too bad you have only these two choices, eh?  How did you get yourself into that trap? ....


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Case Reintroduces Bill to Regulate Air Tours
by Ed Case Thursday, January 21, 2021

... He reintroduces his Safe and Quiet Skies Act targeting increasing safety and community disruption concerns from tour helicopters and small aircraft operations ....


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Ige: DoE Cuts to be 2.5% not 10%
by News Release Thursday, January 21, 2021

...This represents about $123 million dollars that we can now restore to our public-school classrooms....


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Mayor Blangiardi selects Sam Moku as Chief of Staff
by News Release Thursday, January 21, 2021

... Previously, Moku served as the director of Honolulu’s Department of Community Services under Mayor Peter Carlisle and is also a former director of the Home Ownership Assistance Program at DHHL ....


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Inauguration Day: ANTIFA Attacks Biden HQ, Proud Boys Denounce Trump
by Video Video Thursday, January 21, 2021

... Politics is a circle.  The extreme left and extreme right are the same ....


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Mayor Victorino Appoints Andrew Martin Maui County Prosecutor
by News Release Thursday, January 21, 2021

... Martin has been a deputy prosecuting attorney in the Maui County Department of the Prosecuting Attorney since February 2015 .... 


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Full Text: Joe Biden Inaugural Address
by News Release Wednesday, January 20, 2021

... We’ve learned again that democracy is precious. Democracy is fragile. And at this hour, my friends, democracy has prevailed ....


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HSTA Tells School Board that Donald Trump Ordered Hawaii to Raise Taxes to Fund Vacant DoE Positions
by News Release Wednesday, January 20, 2021

... As a service to our readers we are providing a line-by-line debunk of HSTA's argument in parenthesis below ....


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HSTA Members Skip to Front of Vaccination Line
by News Release Wednesday, January 20, 2021

... It pays to be able to put the governor in office.  I'm sure the 6,000 people on Maui will understand how this works ....


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Senate: Ige Appoints Anti-Telescope Activist who Wanted Him Impeached
by News Release Wednesday, January 20, 2021

... The post caused a stir among some lawmakers during the Legislature’s opening day ....


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Honolulu #1 -- Most Unaffordable Home Ownership in USA
by News Article Tuesday, January 19, 2021

... Honolulu is the only city where mortgages have taken up more than 40% of homeowners’ incomes in 2010, as well as in 2015 and 2020 ....


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Hawaii Best-paying States for Nurses--But Still 8th Worst Housing Hours Worked
by News Article Tuesday, January 19, 2021

... 33 Hours worked to afford median rent for nurses -- Hawaii ranks 43rd ....


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Hawaii Families, Educators Celebrating School Choice Week
by News Release Tuesday, January 19, 2021

... Aloha State Parents Find New Ways to Celebrate Learning, Support Opportunity for All ....


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New report calls for reform of state's emergency powers
by Grassroot Institute Monday, January 18, 2021

... Hawaii's Legislature needs to step in to prevent the extensive exercise of unchecked unilateral power, says the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii ....


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Hawaii's Lum Crime Family Pays Lobbyist for Last-Minute Trump Pardon
by News Article Monday, January 18, 2021

... Nickie Lum Davis has retained Potomac International Partners to push for a grant of clemency. One of the lobbyists on the account is Mark Cowan, who was a member of Trump’s transition team ....


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Hawaii Cost of Living Nearly Double US Average
by News Release Monday, January 18, 2021

... Hawaii Cost of Living Index is 196.3--the US Average is 100 ....


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Rate Hike Coming: HECO to pay $25M to put Tesla Batteries in 6,000 Homes
by News Release Monday, January 18, 2021

... The batteries will die in a few years.  Moving the smokestack does not equal 'emission free' ....


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1959: Martin Luther King Jr Salutes Hawaii Statehood
by News Article Monday, January 18, 2021

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States With Most Racial Progress -- Hawaii 8th
by News Article Monday, January 18, 2021

... gaps between black people and white people ....


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Hawaii: Lifetime Cost of Smoking $2.9M
by News Article Monday, January 18, 2021

... potential monetary losses — including both the lifetime and annual cost of a cigarette pack per day, health care expenditures, income losses and other costs .... 


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Waikīkī Shell Parking Lot to assist in American Samoa repatriation effort
by News Release Monday, January 18, 2021

... Approximately 800 American Samoan residents are anticipated to transit through Honolulu, be tested for COVID-19, and quarantine en route to their previously shuttered island home ....


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Hawaii Family Forum Celebrates 23 Years
by Hawaii Family Forum Sunday, January 17, 2021

... continue to stand with you for FAITH, FAMILY and religious FREEDOM ....


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Barreling Toward a Tax Hike!
by Tom Yamachika Sunday, January 17, 2021

... “the carbon tax” is most likely the “barrel tax” ....


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Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted January 16, 2021
by GovTrack .us Saturday, January 16, 2021

... bills introduced and votes in Congress for week ending Jan 16, 2021 ....


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Grassroot Institute 10 most-viewed stories of 2020
by Grassroot Institute Saturday, January 16, 2021

... 2020 STARTED OUT like any other year, but ....


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GOP Guide to 2021 Legislative Session
by Brett Kulbis Saturday, January 16, 2021

... 2021 Key Dates in Legislative Calendar ....


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Land Grab: Enviros Sue to Restore 'Critical' Habitat Rules
by News Release Saturday, January 16, 2021

... 2012: 'Critical habitat': Feds Seize Control of 67 square miles on Oahu; Maui Next ....


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Former Schofield contractor sentenced for role in bribery and kickback scheme
by News Release Saturday, January 16, 2021

... from 2011 to 2018, Winslett paid over $100,000 worth of bribes to two U.S. Army contracting officials who worked at the Range at Schofield Barracks, in order to steer federal contracts worth at least $19 million  ....


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Chief Justice Appoints District and District Family Court Judges
by News Release Saturday, January 16, 2021

... Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald today appointed two individuals to fill judicial positions in the District and District Family Courts of the Second Circuit....


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When saving money isn't really
by Kelii Akina Friday, January 15, 2021

... that $2 billion in “savings” is going to end up costing the taxpayers almost four times as much in the long term ....


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Meth Trafficking: Former Mayor of Yona, Guam Sentenced to Prison for Extortion
by News Release Friday, January 15, 2021

... bribes from a drug trafficker to obtain United States Postal Service cluster box units ....


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30 Years Without a Plan -- Auditor Rips Agribusiness Development Corp.
by Hawaii State Auditor Friday, January 15, 2021

"...ADC has done little – if anything – to facilitate the development of agricultural enterprises...the State can no longer wait for ADC to figure out what it is, what it is supposed to do, and how it is supposed to do it...."


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Ed Case Reintroduces Jones Act Reform Bills
by Ed Case Thursday, January 14, 2021

... His proposals would amend the century-old Jones Act to combat monopolies in domestic shipping ....


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Court Order: All commercial aquarium fishing completely banned in Hawaii
by News Release Thursday, January 14, 2021

... until the aquarium fishing industry has completed the Chapter 343 environmental review process ....


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Worst Drivers: Hawaii Ranks 7th
by News Article Thursday, January 14, 2021

...Of its 117 total traffic deaths in 2018, 45 traffic deaths in Hawaii came when one or more of the drivers had been drinking....


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Hawaii Judiciary to Host 'Black Lives Matter' Seminar
by News Release Thursday, January 14, 2021

... Friday, Jan. 15, 2021 from noon to 1:15 p.m. ....


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VIDEO: Pro-Trump Rally at Hawaii Capitol Peaceful
by News Release Thursday, January 14, 2021

... VIDEO: The Knights of Aloha protesting at the Hawaii State Capitol Friday January 15, 2021 ....


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US House Impeaches Trump
by Ed Case Wednesday, January 13, 2021

"President’s incitement of January 6th’s violent assault on the U.S. Capitol violated his oath to defend the Constitution and cannot go unanswered" -- Rep Ed Case


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Kauai: Vaccine for Age 75+ Begins Jan 15--Sign up here
by News Release Wednesday, January 13, 2021

... sign up here ....


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"We will create a path for them to spend time in federal prison"
by News Release Wednesday, January 13, 2021

... Those who choose to jeopardize the peaceful transition of power, or otherwise unlawfully wreak havoc in our communities, should know ....


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COVID Vaccine Now Available on Big Island for Age 75+
by News Release Wednesday, January 13, 2021

... Queen’s North Hawai’i Community Hospital, Kona Community Hospital, and Hilo Medical Center now scheduling vaccinations for those 75 years of age and older, as well as essential workers ....


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DBEDT: Hawaii Defense Spending Outlook Report
by News Release Wednesday, January 13, 2021

... SWOT Analysis and Action Plan Identify Challenges and Opportunities for Economic Growth ....


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Why Wait for Government? Volunteers Repair Koko Head Tramway
by News Release Tuesday, January 12, 2021

...the tramway track and trestle structures have been widely utilized as a hiking trail....


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Delaying health benefits fund payments will add $8 billion to Hawaii taxpayer debt
by Grassroot Institute Tuesday, January 12, 2021

... Efforts to save money now will cost taxpayers more later while putting government employees and retirees at risk, says Grassroot Institute of Hawaii ....


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Vaccinated!
by Joni Kamiya Monday, January 11, 2021

... I was fortunate to get an appointment the very next day I called at my local Kaiser Clinic ....


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Online National Community Survey for O`ahu Residents
by News Release Monday, January 11, 2021

... Online Survey Period: January 4, 2021 through January 31, 2021 ....


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Supreme Court to hear Guam, Alaska Cases
by Court House News Monday, January 11, 2021

... The U.S. Supreme Court granted 14 cases Friday night, adding an additional 12 hours of argument to its calendar ....


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Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted January 9, 2021
by GovTrack .us Monday, January 11, 2021

... Bills introduced and votes in Congress for week ending Jan 9, 2021 from GovTrack.us ....


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Say 'Uncle' -- What Connects Miske to Kealoha?
by Andrew Walden Sunday, January 10, 2021

... Kealoha was selected Chief thanks in part to Michael Miske’s ‘uncle’ ....


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