Sunday, July 21, 2019
Hawai'i Daily News Read

Saturday, July 20, 2019
July 20, 2019 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Kahele Gives Protesters Reason to Stonewall
  2. Telescopes Already Being Damaged by Protests
  3. History of Anti-Telescope Violence 
  4. Ige: “We have been very patient with all those on Mauna Kea”    
  5. Ed Case –and 75% of public--Unequivocally Support Telescope
  6. ‘Preparing for War’ on Mauna Kea
  7.  Protesters: Ige a “liar” – We will not meet with him
  8. Telescope Protesters Deign to allow some law enforcement through Mauna Kea Access Road
  9. Office of Maunakea Management reports to New UH Hilo Chancellor
  10. Editorial: Without ag, wildfires
  11. 2 Honolulu Council members want to keep the Homeless Homeless
  12. Higher Per-Capita Distribution of Pain Pills On Neighbor Islands
  13.  Trump Ridicules Plastic Straw Bans
  14.  Anti-GMO Kauai Councilwoman Just Like Trump -- Goes to Russia 

Friday, July 19, 2019
Letters to the Editor July, 2019
Letters to the Editor
  1. Kahele Gives Protesters Reason to Stonewall
  2. Protester: Telescope Supporters are White Supremacists
  3. Kealoha joint task force needed

Friday, July 19, 2019
July 19, 2019 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Poll: Hirono Approval 46% - Schatz 52%
  2. Will Philly Shipyard close?
  3. AG Settles Case: Hawaii Discriminates Against Legal Immigrants on Gun Permits
  4. Setting Off Hysteria
  5. Pennies Add Up
  6. Lt Gov Green Goes Wobbly on Mauna Kea      
  7. Kahele: Protesters Can Kill Telescope if they Stall Construction beyond Sept 26—and I can Help
  8. Ige Sued Over Mauna Kea Emergency Proclamation
  9. Anti-Telescope Protesters heap Abuse on University
  10. Protesters Let Water Truck go up Mountain
  11. Telescope Day 4
  12. Federal investigators probe Katherine Kealoha’s role in costly rail project delay  
  13. New Attorney is Latest Trick to Delay Kealoha Trials
  14. 4 Kealoha era lawsuits could cost city up to $40 million
  15. Legislature Funds Abortion so Trump Rule Will  Have No Effect
  16. EPA: Anti-Pesticide Hysterics Didn’t Prove their Case

Thursday, July 18, 2019
July 18, 2019 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Mauna Kea: Ige Signs Proclamation 'To Prevent Lawless Violence'
  2. Mauna Kea Protests: UH Releases Guidelines for Staff
  3. Caldwell in DC for Schatz Climate Hearing
  4. Will Hawaii be the next Puerto Rico?
  5. Hawaii 3rd Lowest Youth Poverty
  6. Hawaii Pension Funds Only 55% Funded
  7. OHA-Funded ‘Immersion Schools’ Behind Telescope Protests
  8. Mood Changed when Honolulu Officers Arrive
  9. Astronomers: ‘We’re sort of dead in the water’
  10. Caldwell-Controlled Ethics Commission Defends Decisions On Kealohas
  11. Hawaii Governor Keeps His Official Visitor List Under Wraps
  12. More Rate Hikes Coming as HEI Closes Cheapest Energy Plants
  13. How Taxes and a High Cost of Living are Prompting Residents to Leave the State
  14. Homeless Criminal arrested in Maui arson incident that triggered massive wildfire
  15. Canoe Club Threatened by Homeless Child Molester

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
July 17, 2019 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. OHA: Protests are Opportunity for us to Grab Mauna Kea Lease
  2. HART Board: Kim not gone--Stays on to Maintain Quorum
  3. Protester: Telescope Supporters are White Supremacists
  4. Now That All Observatory Staffers are Evacuated—How Many Telescopes will Police Allow Protesters to Destroy?
  5. Fake Arrests Begin on Mauna Kea – After Three Days, Protesters Get Tickets
  6. Police leaving scene at Maunakea access road after Protesters Block Highway with Cars
  7. Protesters Block H-1 Freeway on Oahu
  8. ‘Delaying Tactic’ -- Protesters Seek TRO to Stop Telescope
  9. Mailani Neal: “Astronomy and the culture can coexist on Mauna Kea”
  10. “I believe science is an option our kupuna would have embraced.”
  11. Abercrombie: TMT opponents are being hypocritical by blocking project
  12. “Free Stuff’ – Protesters Attain Socialism, call it Lahui
  13. Former Laborers Union leader charged, accused of stealing thousands
  14. A hazardous discovery could cost the rail authority $10 million
  15. It’s Time For Term Limits For The Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney
  16. Will Kauai Police Cheating Scandal Allow Homeless Killer to Escape Justice?
  17. After months of delays, some of Waikiki’s new surveillance cameras are working
  18. UPW Malingering Closes Big Island Transfer Stations
  19. Foreign purchases of American homes plunge 36% as Chinese buyers flee the market

Tuesday, July 16, 2019
July 16, 2019 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. At UH Confab, Politicians and Lawyers Get Reality Check on Climate Suits
  2. Ige: We have Followed a 10-Year Process to get to this Point
  3. Police Beg Protesters for Permission to Go up Mountain
  4. Local support for TMT has been strong for years
  5. Ethics Commission Set To Examine Its Role In Kealoha Corruption Case
  6. Kealoha Trial: An Interview With The Jury Foreman
  7. 62% Reduction in Homeless Abuse of emergency room
  8. Adults who vape are more likely to quit cigarettes, study finds
  9. Hawaii governor vetoes location-data privacy bill
  10. Rules needed for cameras in parks
  11. Gabbard Has Missed Nearly A Quarter Of House Votes This Year

Monday, July 15, 2019
July 15, 2019 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Board of Regents to consider proposed Maunakea administrative rules at August meeting
  2. Mauna Kea: ACLU Lists Grounds for Lawsuits Against Police
  3. Will Protesters Attack Astronomers Again?
  4. Chained Protesters Demand Break Time to Stretch—Ask Police to Hurry up and Arrest Them
  5. Kahele Gets Honolulu Council Chair Anderson’s Backing In Congressional Bid
  6. WOTUS: Will ADC Appeal Court Order?
  7. Dairy Completely Destroyed by TVR Owner Activism
  8. Homeless Tent City Dwellers ‘Educate’ Public About Dark Nature of English Language—Designed by Satan
  9. State agency to study transferring control of Kakaako to city
  10. Council’s office move to Alii Place hits a snag

Sunday, July 14, 2019
July 14, 2019 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. OHA leadership predicts violence at TMT construction site
  2. So What Really Is a Resort Fee?
  3. Hawaii GE Tax Hits 105.29% of Personal Income
  4. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted July 13, 2019
  5. Protesters, Police Head for Mauna Kea
  6. Subpoena Fight: HART Will Lose and then We Will Find Out
  7. Kealoha Malingering Aided by Fake Doctor’s Note?
  8. Last Stadium was a Boondoggle, Too
  9. $50M a Year for Hollywood Movie Moguls
  10. Hawaii not among 21 states with FBI photo-search agreements

Saturday, July 13, 2019
July 13, 2019 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Hearings to Set Rail Fares
  2. Puerto Rico Relief? Special interests lobby to uphold Jones Act
  3. Ige Appoints New Chief of Staff, COO
  4. Hawaii--3rd Lowest Student Debt
  5. Honolulu Among Worst Cities for First-Time Home Buyers
  6. Senate Confirms Trump Appointee to Ninth Circuit
  7. Thank an Anti Cane-Smoke Activist: Shuttered plantations’ fallow land poses huge risk of fires
  8. Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation turns over more rail records in response to a federal subpoena
  9. Janus: Hawaii Government Union Membership Up 2%
  10. Mauna Kea: ACLU Makes Advance List of Lawsuit Grounds Against Police
  11. Super PACS Spent $175K to Install Tommy Waters on Council
  12. The DOE’s Chief Financial Officer Is Leaving For UH
  13. Star-Adv: If Tourism Activists Harass the Little People Enough, Hanalei Bay can become Exclusive Billionaire Playground
  14. City plans to blanket Oahu parks with surveillance cameras
  15. Crash victim frustrated at how prosecutors are handling the case: ‘It just makes me question the system’

Friday, July 12, 2019
July 12, 2019 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. CNBC America's Top States for Business -- Hawaii 49th
  2. Updating Old Jones Act Cost Estimates
  3. School Bus Dangers
  4. DHHL Approves Kalaeloa Solar Project
  5. A Step in the Right Direction
  6. Kealoha: If you give me a new Trial, I’ll Bring Alison Lee Wong to Court
  7. Political Correctness Grinds Astronomers Down
  8. Maui Firestorm Fed by Anti-Cane Smoke Activism
  9. Pre-K Turf War: DoE Whipped Down by Executive Office on Early Learning
  10. In Effort to Keep Hoi Polloi out on Hanalei, Illegal Parking Fees Rise From $35 To $235
  11. NIMBY: Who Wants Neighbors?
  12. Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative: Burning Down Forests is ‘Renewable’ Energy
  13. Court Rejects Feds’ Withholding Of Info In UH Biolab Inspection Report
  14. Kauai Salt Ponds Activists Want $100K from OHA
  15. Homeless Drug Addicts Run up $80M Bill at Hawaii Emergency Rooms 
  16. Kauhale: How to Keep the Homeless Homeless
  17. A Tweeker’s 19-Year Criminal Record
  18. Police Shooting Accomplices: Case Quickly Becomes Tangled Mess

Thursday, July 11, 2019
July 11, 2019 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Telescope Construction to Begin Next Week
  2. Tourism Activists Find New Way to Push Agriculture out of Hawaii
  3. Who is Running for Prosecutor?
  4. Big Island Bus System: Hydrogen and Electric Buses Litter Baseyard, Don’t Work
  5. Diversity? Hirono Hires 23 White People for every Black Person
  6. Is Hawaii’s Racial Harmony a Myth?
  7. State says Weapons won’t be used against protesters on Mauna Kea, but agencies still preparing
  8. DLNR Land Lease Audit: How Hard Should we Screw Small Businesses?
  9. Wayfair: Hawaii’s New Business Income Tax Law
  10. Dysfunctional Maui Liquor Commission Demands NRA Leave Guns at Home
  11. Soft on Crime: Alleged Burglar Feels Anxiety Because Police Took to Long to Arrest Him—Case Dismissed
  12. Soft on Crime: 64 Time Loser out on Street—Does it Again
  13. Get tough, don’t enable panhandlers
  14. Homeless Drug Addicts Digging up Diamond Head

Wednesday, July 10, 2019
July 10, 2019 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Company was told to stop skydiving before fatal crash; now ordered to vacate
  2. Kapiolani CC apprenticeship program showcased at mayors conference
  3. Ige Vetoes 18 Bills, Allows Two to Become Law
  4. Ige Signs Anti-Gun Legislation
  5. Protesters Threats Silence Hawaiian Support for Telescope
  6. OHA is declared a nest of vipers and dismantled
  7. It’s getting hard to take Kirk Caldwell seriously 
  8. Former city Prosecutor Carlisle wants to run for his old job
  9. How Kaneshiro Protected Kealohas
  10. Council resolution demands agencies say how they’ll prevent more Kealoha-esque incidents
  11. Thirty Meter Telescope foes file lawsuit challenging developer for failing to meet bond requirement
  12. A proposal to Build Solar Farm on Hawaiian Home Lands turns ugly in Kapolei
  13. Revamped Blaisdell center too costly for now
  14. China’s largesse in Tonga threatens future of Pacific nation
  15. Malia Zimmermann Conspiracy Theory Traced back to Russia

Tuesday, July 09, 2019
July 9, 2019 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Trustee Akina Praises OHA’s Support of Court Order to Open LLCs’ Books
  2. Solar Variance Trick Makes Housing Even More Un-affordable in Hawaii
  3. Lyon Corruption: Ex-Schatz, Winer New Gig at Strategies360  
  4. Gabbard: Harris Leveled ‘False Accusation’ of Racism at Biden
  5. Free Market Economics with Mark Skousen
  6. Ige Signs More Bills into Law
  7. Apo: OHA Dysfunction May Require Legislative Intervention
  8. Judge dismisses petition to impeach Honolulu prosecutor Keith Kaneshiro
  9. Frameup of Puana Worked—Until Kealoha Stupidly Went Outside the State Judiciary
  10. Soft on Crime: 2015 Escapee Charged with Murder of 90 year old woman
  11. Boondoggle #2: Honolulu to issue RFQ for Blaisdell P3 redevelopment next week
  12. Boondoggle #3: Hawaii Governor Approves Funding For New Aloha Stadium 
  13. Resolution introduced ensuring HART pays for its own outside legal council
  14. Telescope Protesters Attempt to Neutralize Hawaii County
  15. Asset forfeiture fixes necessary
  16. Debunked: Surfrider Continues to Pretend its Fraudulent Bacterial Readings Are Legit

Monday, July 08, 2019
July 8, 2019 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Hawaii Among Worst States to Start a Business
  2. HSTA Members Grill Dem Presidential Contenders--Demand More Money
  3. HSTA applauds governor's intent to veto bill on e-cigarettes in schools
  4. Will Ige Veto Sustain Dubin Litigation? Condo Owners Could Face Millions Of Dollars In Potential Liability
  5. AG Busy Suing Trump, Misses Deadline To Create New Standards For Cops
  6. HPD training videos show disgraced Kealohas lecturing officers about ethics
  7. A Decade Later, Big Island Police No Closer to Giving Up Juicy Subsidized Vehicles
  8. Affordable Housing Wins With Veto Of REIT Tax Bill
  9. Push is on to Hire Potheads to Drive Cement Mixers and School Buses
  10. Hawaii Provided ‘Inaccurate’ Data On Student Restraint And Seclusion
  11. Have The Guts To Use Hawaii’s ‘Whistleblower Law’
  12. Hit the brakes on car-sharing plan   
  13. Bums to be Cleared from Hilo Farmers Market Area
  14. New Law Lets SNAP Cardholders Double Up On Local Produce

Sunday, July 07, 2019
July 7, 2019 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. OHA LLCs Agree to Provide Check Register
  2. Do We Have a Legitimate Government?
  3. Hawaii became a U.S. Territory July 7, 1898
  4. July 7, 1935: Moscow orders first Communists to Hawaii
  5. Feds Bust Hawaii-Based Fraudsters
  6. HPD Corruption Goes Back to 1940s
  7. Kealoha Connection? Gun Wielding Fentanyl Dealer Got Second Chance, Took it  
  8. Visiting mayors are served dirty laundry at royal buffet
  9. Obamacare: Some Hawaii diabetic patients can't afford the rising cost of insulin
  10. Kaneohe Center Will Keep the Homeless Nice n Comfy on the Street
  11. Hawaii County Plans No New Affordable Housing
  12. UH Athletics Idea: Prepare a Budget
  13. Snobs: Hanalei Residents Spend July 4 Trying to Chase Tourists Away

Saturday, July 06, 2019
July 6, 2019 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted July 6, 2019
  2. Divided Legislative Leaders: No Override Session
  3. OHA: Akina Stands up to Thugs and Thieves
  4. Next Big Boondoggle: $679.3M to Renovate Blaisdell Center
  5. Why DPS Couldn’t Make Offendertrak Work When Every Other Prison System in USA Could
  6. Caldwell: New Plan to Maintain Biki Monopoly
  7. Activists Find Another Way to Make Housing More Expensive 
  8. Witness Saw Grave Vandal Before Kawaiahao Attack 
  9. Hawaii County Council Hearing on Telescope
  10. Cocaine Use up 25%
  11. Yakuza Behind Crystal Meth Epidemic?

Friday, July 05, 2019
July 5, 2019 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Lyon Corruption: While Son in Law Rots in Federal Detention, President Christian Returns to FSM Senate
  2. 'Life, liberty and ... property'
  3. NIFLA v. Becerra: One Year Later, Still the Most Significant Abortion SCOTUS Case in Decades
  4. Energy: Hawaii has Highest Prices, Lowest Consumption
  5. Harvard: High Housing Costs Caused by 'Regulatory Constraints on Development'
  6. ACLU Claims Prosecutor Retaliated Against Safe House Whistle-blowers
  7. Avoiding Responsibility: Rail Project Loses More Top Deputies
  8. Superintendent of schools bending to parent freak-outs
  9. SB767: Increasing The Exemption For Handyman Work Is Long Overdue
  10. Progress on Sewers, Not on Cesspools
  11. Hawaii #2 for Government Spending on Art
  12. Nine-Day Power Outage in Kalaeloa  
  13. Forget the Earth, save Hulahe Street!

Thursday, July 04, 2019
July 4, 2019 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. The Verified Complaint In Equity: The Declaration Of Independence
  2. The 1840 Hawaiian Constitution and the Fourth of July
  3. OHA LLC Records Being Destroyed?
  4. Kealoha Barred from Practicing Law
  5. Kealoha joint task force needed
  6. Legislative Leaders Counting Votes In Case They Try To Override Vetoes
  7. HPD: Time of Blind Following is Over
  8. Katherine Kealoha mingles with fellow inmates at Federal Detention Center
  9. State to take closer look at FEMA’s repayment requests to some eruption evacuees
  10. City Council passes bill that reserves 160 parking spaces for car-sharing companies
  11. Maui Council Votes to Kill Affordable Housing

Thursday, July 04, 2019
Letters to the Editor, July, 2019
Letters to the Editor

Kealoha joint task force needed


Wednesday, July 03, 2019
July 3, 2019 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Hawaii to Erase Prostitution Convictions After Three Years
  2. Ige Signs More Bills into Law
  3. Still at 1% After Debate—No Bounce for Gabbard
  4. Kealoha Lawyer Quits—Setup for Appeal?
  5. Time To Force Some Homeless People Into Treatment
  6. Prosecutor’s Safe House For Abuse Victims To Close As Questions Swirl
  7. HPD launches murder investigation into a deadly shooting of an OCCC inmate
  8. Seizures of illegal firearms soar in Hawaii, feds say
  9. Some California travelers can't buy marijuana in Hawaii
  10. Murder for Hire: Hawaii Judge Sends Alleged Criminal to Live With Victim


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Notice of Judicial Position – District Family Judge, First Circuit
by News Release Sunday, July 21, 2019

...The Judicial Selection Commission is accepting applications and nominations to fill a new judicial position in the State of Hawaii....


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The Special Land and Development Fund
by Tom Yamachika Sunday, July 21, 2019

...Stop shooting the messenger and concentrate on cleaning house!....


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Canada to ship containerized LNG to China instead of Hawaii
by Michael Hansen Sunday, July 21, 2019

...The HECO LNG plans were abandoned after their proposed merger with NextEra Energy, Inc. was disapproved by the Hawaii State Public Utilities Commission....


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VIDEO: Crying DOCARE Chief Begs Protesters to Open Road
by Video Video Sunday, July 21, 2019

...“I don't wanna be here,” said Kamakau who is the DOCARE Hawai‘i Island Branch Chief....


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Machado: “OHA has no position on the siting of the TMT on Maunakea”
by Andrew Walden Saturday, July 20, 2019

...Trustees are reminding Governor Ige of OHA’s real goal—not stopping the proposed Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) but gaining control of thousands of acres atop Mauna Kea.... 


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Gabbard: "Spiritual nourishment of much greater value than Telescope"
by Video Video Saturday, July 20, 2019

...More Woo than You....


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Lt Gov Green: Telescope Not Worth 'Damage to Fabric of our Ohana in Hawaii'
by News Release Friday, July 19, 2019

...In my opinion no single project, not any, is important enough to allow ourselves to damage the fabric of our Ohana in Hawaii....


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Pennies Add Up
by Kelii Akina Friday, July 19, 2019

...Pennies add up. And when we’re talking about the Jones Act, they add up to billions of dollars....


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Setting Off Hysteria
by Joni Kamiya Friday, July 19, 2019

...Today my kids learned a lesson about thinking logically the hard way....


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AG Settles Case: Hawaii Discriminates Against Legal Immigrants on Gun Permits
by Andrew Walden Friday, July 19, 2019

...Hawaii state law completely forbids anyone who is not a citizen of the United States of America from even applying for a gun permit....


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Poll: Hirono Approval 46% - Schatz 52%
by News Release Friday, July 19, 2019

...The poll was conducted from April 1 through June 30....


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Will Philly Shipyard close?
by Michael Hansen Friday, July 19, 2019

...the yard remains idle as its continues to burn cash....


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Hawaii Pension Funds Only 55% Funded
by Tax Foundation Thursday, July 18, 2019

...How Well-Funded are Pension Plans in Your State?....


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Hawaii 3rd Lowest Youth Poverty
by News Article Thursday, July 18, 2019

...2019’s States with the Most At-Risk Youth....


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Will Hawaii be the next Puerto Rico?
by Video Video Thursday, July 18, 2019

...Jones Act researcher lays out its failures and false arguments....


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Mauna Kea Protests: UH Releases Guidelines for Staff
by News Release Thursday, July 18, 2019

...with information in the event they encounter forms of expression that may alarm them or prevent them from accessing or leaving their place of employment....


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Mauna Kea: Ige Signs Proclamation 'To Prevent Lawless Violence'
by News Release Thursday, July 18, 2019

...The emergency proclamation gives law enforcement increased flexibility and authority to close more areas and restrict access on Mauna Kea....


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Caldwell in DC for Schatz Climate Hearing
by News Release Wednesday, July 17, 2019

...It’s getting hard to take Kirk Caldwell seriously....


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OHA: Protests are Opportunity for us to Grab Mauna Kea Lease
by News Release Wednesday, July 17, 2019

"...Regardless of your position on TMT, we must all agree with Gov. Ige’s 2015 statement that the state has 'failed' Maunakea...."


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HART Board: Kim not gone--Stays on to Maintain Quorum
by Andrew Walden Tuesday, July 16, 2019

...Kim says he will stay until a replacement Board member is selected....


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At UH Confab, Politicians and Lawyers Get Reality Check on Climate Suits
by News Article Tuesday, July 16, 2019

...Politicians and trial lawyers eager to sue energy companies over the costs of climate change received an unwelcome message from a university professor....


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'Sacrilege': OHA Leadership Predicts Violence at TMT Construction Site
by News Release Sunday, July 14, 2019

"...the commencement of construction activities for the TMT will result in bodily harm and psychological trauma to OHA’s beneficiaries and others at the hands of the State...."


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Board of Regents to consider proposed Maunakea administrative rules at August meeting
by News Release Sunday, July 14, 2019

...The measure will be taken up at the BOR’s August 22 meeting on the UH Mānoa campus. It was initially scheduled for the July 18 BOR meeting but has been rescheduled a month so the university can fully consider all written and oral submissions submitted during the June 2019 public hearings process....


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Mauna Kea: ACLU Lists Grounds for Lawsuits Against Police
by News Release Sunday, July 14, 2019

"...corralling of protesters is simply unconstitutional...."


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Hawaii GE Tax Hits 105.29% of Personal Income
by Tax Foundation Sunday, July 14, 2019

...Hawaii has the broadest sales tax in the United States, but it taxes many products multiple times....


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Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted July 13, 2019
by News Article Sunday, July 14, 2019

... weekly update from GovTrack.us ....


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So What Really Is a Resort Fee?
by Tom Yamachika Sunday, July 14, 2019

...we are starting to see laws passed in the 2019 Legislature take effect....


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Senate Confirms Trump Appointee to Ninth Circuit
by News Article Saturday, July 13, 2019

...Bress will fill the seat vacated by Judge Alex Kozinski, who stepped down in 2017 amid sexual misconduct allegations.... 


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Honolulu Among Worst Cities for First-Time Home Buyers
by News Article Saturday, July 13, 2019

...WalletHub compared 300 cities of varying sizes across 27 key indicators of market attractiveness, affordability and quality of life....


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Hawaii--3rd Lowest Student Debt
by News Article Saturday, July 13, 2019

...Student Debt as % of Income, Adjusted for Cost of Living  (3rd-lowest)....


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Ige Appoints New Chief of Staff, COO
by News Release Friday, July 12, 2019

...Ige has appointed Linda Chu Takayama as his chief of staff, effective Aug. 1 an Keith Yamamoto as chief operating officer.... 


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Puerto Rico Relief? Special interests lobby to uphold Jones Act
by News Article Friday, July 12, 2019

...Several domestic shipping and maritime interest groups, alongside unions, are backing lobbying efforts to keep the Jones Act on the books....


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Hearings to Set Rail Fares
by News Release Friday, July 12, 2019

...the City's Rate Commission has scheduled meetings for July, August, and September to receive public input on fares for the rail system....


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CNBC America's Top States for Business -- Hawaii 49th
by News Article Friday, July 12, 2019

...To rank CNBC's 2019 America's Top States for Business, we put all 50 states through a rigorous test and graded them based on more than 60 measures of competitiveness in 10 broad categories....


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A Step in the Right Direction
by Kelii Akina Friday, July 12, 2019

...For almost three decades, the handyman exemption in Hawaii was capped at $1,000, a limit that includes the cost of labor and materials....


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DHHL Approves Kalaeloa Solar Project
by News Release Friday, July 12, 2019

...A proposal to Build Solar Farm on Hawaiian Home Lands turns ugly in Kapolei....


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School Bus Dangers
by Joni Kamiya Friday, July 12, 2019

...activists have scared parents into believing that they must fear pesticides but ignore other real safety hazards....


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Updating Old Jones Act Cost Estimates
by Michael Hansen Friday, July 12, 2019

...The Hawaii Shippers’ Council (HSC) recently reviewed its 1997 estimates of the cost of the Jones Act on Hawaii....


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Tourism Activists Find New Way to Push Agriculture out of Hawaii
by News Release Thursday, July 11, 2019

...Hawai‘i’s Agribusiness Development Corporation (ADC) has violated the federal Clean Water Act by polluting ocean waters along Kauaʻi’s West Side without a permit, a federal court ruled yesterday....


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Telescope Construction to Begin Next Week
by News Release Wednesday, July 10, 2019

...The State Department of Transportation announced that Mauna Kea Access Road will be closed and there could be lane and other road closures associated with large equipment movement beginning July 15....


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Ige Signs Anti-Gun Legislation
by News Release Wednesday, July 10, 2019

...Ige signed the final remaining anti-gun bill awaiting his consideration, Senate Bill 600. This comes on the heels of him signing Senate Bill 1466 on June 27th.... 


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Ige Vetoes 18 Bills, Allows Two to Become Law
by News Release Wednesday, July 10, 2019

... Ige boosts film tax credit and allows condo associations to conduct non-judicial forclosures ....


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Company was told to stop skydiving before fatal crash; now ordered to vacate
by News Release Tuesday, July 09, 2019

...“If you want to maintain your aircraft there are not a lot of options up there because the state won’t allow it.”...


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Kapiolani CC apprenticeship program showcased at mayors conference
by News Release Tuesday, July 09, 2019

...invited to present a Best Practices session on its apprenticeship program and how it could address employee shortages....


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Lyon Corruption: Ex-Schatz, Winer New Gig at Strategies360
by News Release Tuesday, July 09, 2019

... Really Obvious Question: Has Winer received a target letter or a subject letter in the Lyon investigation? ....


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Ige Signs More Bills into Law
by News Release Tuesday, July 09, 2019

...ACT 268 establishes the Stadium Development District and puts the state’s Aloha Stadium lands under the jurisdiction of the Stadium Authority....


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Gabbard: Harris Leveled ‘False Accusation’ of Racism at Biden
by News Article Tuesday, July 09, 2019

...'It was a false accusation that Joe Biden is a racist'....


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Free Market Economics with Mark Skousen
by Kelii Akina Tuesday, July 09, 2019

...Skousen discusses with host Keli'i Akina what free-market economics is and why we should promote it....


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Trustee Akina Praises OHA’s Support of Court Order to Open LLCs’ Books
by Kelii Akina Monday, July 08, 2019

"...Under interim CEO Sylvia Hussey’s leadership, transparency reigns...."


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Solar Variance Trick Makes Housing Even More Un-affordable in Hawaii
by Andrew Walden Monday, July 08, 2019

...a dirty legislative trick from 2008 has--eleven years later--effectively outlawed new installation of tankless on-demand gas water heaters....


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Hawaii Among Worst States to Start a Business
by News Article Monday, July 08, 2019

...Hawaii ranks 47th....


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HSTA Members Grill Dem Presidential Contenders--Demand More Money
by News Release Sunday, July 07, 2019

...First Question: “How are you going to increase salaries...."


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HSTA applauds governor's intent to veto bill on e-cigarettes in schools
by News Release Sunday, July 07, 2019

...SB 1405 calls for confiscation, increased fines for youth....


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Feds Bust Hawaii-Based Fraudsters
by News Release Sunday, July 07, 2019

...Husband and Wife Plead Guilty To Involvement In Multi-Million Dollar Investment Fraud Scheme Based in Hawaii....


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Do We Have a Legitimate Government?
by Tom Yamachika Sunday, July 07, 2019

...It pains me to read stories of people who lost their homes after being told that they didn’t have to pay back their mortgages because the laws under which they were made were invalid in Hawaii....


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July 7, 1935: Moscow orders first Communists to Hawaii
by Andrew Walden Sunday, July 07, 2019

...When the USSR collapsed in 1991, long-secret archives of the Communist International were thrown open to western researchers for the first time.  Many previously unknown details of communist history have been revealed--including the 1935 Comintern orders directing Communists to begin work in Hawaii....


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Hawaii became a U.S. Territory July 7, 1898
by News Article Sunday, July 07, 2019

When Hawaii became the 50th U.S. State in 1959, the historic occasion was marked by ceremonies within the sanctuary walls of the Kawaiaha‘o Church .... 


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OHA LLCs Agree to Provide Check Register
by Andrew Walden Saturday, July 06, 2019

... OHA’s response comes just two days after the departure of former OHA CEO Kamana’o Crabbe .... 


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Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted July 6, 2019
by News Article Saturday, July 06, 2019

... Congress was on recess this week, but members did introduce bills ....


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ACLU Claims Prosecutor Retaliated Against Safe House Whistle-blowers
by News Release Friday, July 05, 2019

...the project lost its funding at the City Council and is set to close in August....


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Harvard: High Housing Costs Caused by 'Regulatory Constraints on Development'
by News Release Friday, July 05, 2019

...“These constraints, largely imposed at the local level, raise costs and limit the number of homes that can be built in places where demand is highest.”....


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Energy: Hawaii has Highest Prices, Lowest Consumption
by News Article Friday, July 05, 2019

...despite the nation's lowest electricity consumption, chart-topping rates give Hawaii the 10th highest electric bills....


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​NIFLA v. Becerra: One Year Later, Still the Most Significant Abortion SCOTUS Case in Decades
by News Article Friday, July 05, 2019

... Can the government mandate that groups or individuals speak a message with which they fundamentally disagree? ....


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Lyon Corruption: While Son in Law Rots in Federal Detention, President Christian Returns to FSM Senate
by News Release Thursday, July 04, 2019

...Former President of the FSM, Peter M. Christian, is the official declared winner for Pohnpei State’s at-large seat, having received 6,060 votes or 46.46% of all votes cast....


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'Life, liberty and ... property'
by Kelii Akina Thursday, July 04, 2019

...without property rights, many of our other rights or freedoms would be shallower....


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The 1840 Hawaiian Constitution and the Fourth of July
by Grassroot Institute Thursday, July 04, 2019

In 1840 the Kingdom of Hawaii adopted a constitution with strong parallels to the Constitution of the United States....


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The Verified Complaint In Equity: The Declaration Of Independence
by Robert Thomas Thursday, July 04, 2019

...the structure and style of the Declaration follows a form familiar to most modern lawyers: a complaint initiating a lawsuit....


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OHA LLC Records Being Destroyed?
by Video Video Wednesday, July 03, 2019

...They Did Something Nobody Else Would Be Allowed To Do....


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Kealoha Barred from Practicing Law
by News Release Wednesday, July 03, 2019

...with proceedings stayed until the criminal proceedings are final....


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Hawaii to Erase Prostitution Convictions After Three Years
by News Article Wednesday, July 03, 2019

...Ige said requiring proof of victimization is “unrealistic” due to victims’ fear of retaliation from their former pimps or sex buyers.... 


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