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Tuesday, March 27, 2012
March 27, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:43 PM :: 13454 Views :: Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Report: HSTA not to Blame for All Delays in Race to the Top
  2. Hawaii GOP Appoints New Executive Director
  3. Obama Whispers Away America's Security
  4. Banks to Pay only 20% of Mortgage Settlement
  5. Giant radar returns to sea as N. Korean launch looms
  6. Abercrombie’s Medical Plan: Iowa Senator Pushes Hawaii to Dump Psychiatrists off Medicaid
  7. New health board is off to an uncomfortable start
  8. New Secret Weapon in Federal Anti-Rail Lawsuit in Honolulu: University Law Students
  9. Performance Evaluations front and center as RTTT Squad Arrives
  10. Criminal UPW Boss Gary Rodrigues on the Loose in Honolulu, Looking for a Job
  11. Cyberbullying, Kiddie Porn on Legislative Agenda Today
  12. Abercrombie Victory: No Plans being made for 2013 Pro Bowl
  13. Can Abercrombie be Held Accountable for his Actions?
  14. City Down to ‘only’ 150 Sewage Spills a Year
  15. Higher Electric Bills Ahead: PUC Gives Go-Ahead to Biofool Scammers
  16. Sex Offenders on the Loose
  17. HPD investigates 100,000 missing police reports
  18. Ritte Demands Boat Visiting Molokai Hand over Cash
  19. Lawmakers question UH Manoa Chancellor's necessity
  20. Certified Hawaii CEO Fired – Was Allegedly Stealing from Homeowners Associations
  21. What delayed news of theft by CEO of major property management firm? 
  22. 9th Circuit Voids Hawaii Foreclosure Sale
  23. 9th Circuit Rules on Waikiki Coral Damage Fine
  24. $65,000 to preserve WWII Japanese-American internment sites in Hawaii
  25. Taro task force looking for members
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Monday, March 26, 2012
March 26, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 9:54 PM :: 9053 Views :: Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Prince Kuhio: The bridge from Kingdom to State
  2. Obama to Russia: ‘After My Election I Have More Flexibility’ on Missile Defense
  3. Hirono, Hanabusa Vote Against Tort Reform
  4. US House Report: Funding for Kahuku Windfarm is ‘Junk’, Industrial Solar Failing
  5. Did Hawaii Geothermal Developer Benefit from Illegal Bailout?
  6. On the Money: Abercrombie's RTTT deal with HSTA
  7. Tax credit for renewable energy faces reductions, curtailed caps
  8. Big solar firms said to hog potential HECO megawatts
  9. HECO Feed-In-Tariff (FIT)
  10. Fuddy: Pension Spiking is Written into Union Contracts, Cannot be Outlawed
  11. City called lax in collecting land tax
  12. House Judiciary Ctte Votes to Give $100K to Atheist, $231K to Criminals
  13. 43% of DoE Employees are not Teachers
  14. Hawaii State Salaries 2012: Pay Per Pupil By Complex Area
  15. US Supreme Court declines to hear Pacific Beach Hotel case
  16. Court lets bankrupt owner sell local TV station KIKU

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Monday, March 26, 2012
Letters to the Editor, March, 2012
By Letters to the Editor @ 7:17 PM :: 6118 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

On the Money: Abercrombie's RTTT deal with HSTA 

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Sunday, March 25, 2012
March 25, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:13 PM :: 17797 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Report: Hirono Campaign Funds Enrich Husband's Lawfirm
  2. Lingle Campaign: BoE ordered Furloughs, Not Governor
  3. Lingle Campaign: Superferry Decision Was Major Departure from Precedent
  4. Yellow Light: Caution when you file your State Taxes
  5. Lawsuits, Workers Comp Claims Detail Violence, Retaliation at State DoT
  6. Robotics: Waialua, Baldwin and Island Pacific Academy Crowned Regional Champions
  7. Pentagon Budget Slashes Military Construction 29%
  8. Abercrombie, Greenwood Team Up to Steer $260M in UH Contracts to Bert Kobayashi Inc
  9. Even if Obamacare is Overturned, Abercrombie will Destroy Prepaid in Hawaii
  10. Cayetano: Since when is telling the public the truth a disservice?
  11. Kakaako is THE crony capitalist hot spot — but devil will be in details
  12. DoE Makes Excuses as 12,000 students miss 15 days or more
  13. Professional Protesters Use Months-Long Protests to Swipe Land, Academic Positions
  14. Kenoi, UPW Take over Dragstrip to Rally Dopers to Get Out the Vote
  15. Federal Judge Rejects Hawaii Concealed Carry Suit
  16. ‘Green’ Scammers Employ 2.7 percent of isle workers
  17. State Land Board gives nod to culling of sharks
  18. Criminal with 37 Priors, Out Wandering the Streets, Wanted Again
  19. Liliha revitalization in works after HMC Closure
  20. Kailua Water Main Breaks three times in two weeks
  21. Back to business at Police Commission
  22. KIUC Elects Three to Board
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Saturday, March 24, 2012
March 24, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:37 PM :: 11413 Views :: Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Lingle Campaign Launches Fact Check Site
  2. Accountability: DoE Prepares to Fake It as Feds Arrive on Inspection Tour
  3. Hawaii: NRA Instructor Liability Bill Awaits Hearing
  4. Day One: 1,000 high school students battle robots in annual competition
  5. Rail Transit Jobs - Myths and Facts
  6. Senate Committee OKs Insurance Industry Reps On New Board
  7. Abercrombie: I can Guarantee HCDA Continuity on Kakaako for Next Seven Years
  8. Hawaii Lawmakers Revive Vacation Rental Bill
  9. Hawaii Stands to Lose $45 Million in Non-Defense Federal Funds in 2013
  10. Military’s construction budget cuts could be felt in Hawaii
  11. Judge upholds ban on 'pay to play'
  12. Cachola for State House Dist 30
  13. Molokai Wind Developer now called ‘Hawaii Interisland Cable’
  14. Complaints As Hawaiian Teen Prepares to Give Birth
  15. UH Manoa Perfesser Says Porn is Good for You
  16. $100,000 Reward for Screaming Atheist
  17. Four Parks Employees Arrested for Smuggling Meth to Prisoners
  18. Council members: Kenoi must enforce Kawa Bay eviction
  19. ‘Huge projects’ in $558.2M Maui Co budget pitch
  20. Maui's Liquor Commission to lift cap on hostess bars
  21. Electric Car Scammers Enthuse About High Gas Prices
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Friday, March 23, 2012
March 23, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:52 PM :: 8764 Views :: Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Hanabusa: I am not a Loan Shark
  2. Case: Hirono Fears Debate, Hides Behind Handlers
  3. FACE: Bumpy Kanahele is Inspiration for State-owned Bank
  4. Race to the Top team to arrive in Hawaii next week
  5. Hawaii Sets up Insurance Exchange to be Exempt from Sunshine laws
  6. Star-Adv: Redo health exchange model
  7. SB755: “Environmental devastation” or minor streamlining? The jury is still out
  8. Borreca: Case Stubborn, Overly Ambitious, Too Conservative
  9. ‘Power Play’ -- Injunction makes Queen's share its radiation facilities
  10. Kakaako: Caraway pushes Green Roofs
  11. Will BLNR Throw Another Roadblock in front of Haleakala Telescope?
  12. Decrepitude: Enviros Fight to Stop First New Waikiki Hotel in 30 years
  13. Old Hawaiians took Two Times More Reef Fish than Modern Fishermen
  14. Hawaii Poised to Become the First State to Adopt a State Microbe
  15. Hoku Solar to Build 7MW Solar Energy Facility on Kaua'i
  16. Potholes have silver lining for contractors
  17. Earthquake Risk? VA must move Hilo, Kahului clinics
  18. For decades, Liberty House served as isle retail's 'fat cats'
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Thursday, March 22, 2012
March 22, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:59 PM :: 14444 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Van Jones at Abercrombie State Bank Rally: Obama Opponents ‘Hate Everybody In America’
  2. Socialists Cheer 'Potential Champion' Hirono--Single out her Support for Windfarm Scammers
  3. SB2492: Hearing Looms on Hawaii Dog Ownership Ban
  4. International visitor spending in US hits all-time record of $153 billion
  5. FOCUS Act May Save Fishing Crews from Prison
  6. Rebound Rumble: Robotics Meet to Bring 1000 Competitors to Honolulu
  7. Council Votes to Spend Half Billion on rail
  8. Cayetano: Mayor Cut Police, Fire
  9. Thielen: '‘Gut n Replace’ SB755 Disgraceful
  10. SA: Lets Spend $7416 per Semester per Student to Bring Illegals to UH Manoa
  11. Hold onto your wallets: Bill would bypass competitive bidding for airport concessions
  12. Schatz Emerges as Point Man for Green Energy Scammers
  13. Union OKs Tesoro Hawaii refinery labor contract
  14. Haleakala geothermal energy plan progresses
  15. Children Used to Push State funds for KSBE
  16. Worth Every Penny: 'Extraordinary Costs' In Occupy Honolulu Raids
  17. Two Super PACs Register to Back Cayetano
  18. Cost of Cronin: $1.2M
  19. City Council Bill Will Force Horse Owners Off Ag Land
  20. UH Wants to Build Faculty Housing on Ag Land
  21. Las Vegas reporter Oskar Garcia named as news editor for Hawaii and the Pacific Rim
  22. ‘Corporate Personhood’ drivel Laughed out of Court
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Wednesday, March 21, 2012
March 21, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:36 PM :: 16977 Views :: Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development, World News, Hawaii History
  1. GOP's Lingle May Keep Senate Pro-Choice Next Year
  2. Abercrombie's nervous communist Czar: Cap and Trade, and the cost to Hawaii
  3. Banks, Brokerages to Reap Profits from Kawailoa Wind Project
  4. SA to HSTA, let Members vote on Abercrombie’s Offer
  5. Carlisle: We will Raise Taxes to Build Rail Without Federal Funds
  6. Gabbards get no-bid contract from Dept. of Health
  7. Van Jones joins Abercrombie, Espero and the Gabbards at Rally for State Bank
  8. While OHA Settlement Advances, Bill to Grant Development Rights Maybe Deferred
  9. SB2858: Abercrombie Attacks OIP, Public Records Access
  10. Lacking Illegals, Hawaii Legislators Propose In-Sate Tuition Incentives
  11. Ultimate Christmas Tree Bill Gives $20M to ‘Free’ Clinics
  12. Solar's 80% Plunge Hurts Utilities From Hawaii to Spain
  13. Hee: Churches Must be forced to Conduct Gay Union Ceremonies
  14. House Discusses Giving Atheist $100K payoff
  15. Atheists Demand ‘Islam Day’ Proponent Remove Samoan Church from Building in Housing Project
  16. Lifelong Crook with Fifty Convictions Runs Rampant in 10th Floor of Courthouse until Tackled by Judge
  17. SB2155: NGA Rep Backs Charter School Reforms
  18. Hawaii Senate Passes Travelers 'Bill of Rights' Resolution Aimed at Curbing TSA Abuses
  19. Mosquito revisiting Oahu can spread dengue fever
  20. U.S. Imposes ‘Measured’ tariff on Chinese solar panels
  21. Honolulu Again Pretends to Identify ‘Important Agricultural Lands’
  22. UH Manoa Faculty: No Confidence in Vice Chancellor for Research
  23. Schofield team likely will not be sent again to Afghanistan
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Tuesday, March 20, 2012
March 20, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:20 PM :: 8711 Views :: Hawaii State Government
  1. Faking it for the Feds, Abercrombie Prepares to Impose Another ‘Last, Best, and Final Offer’ on HSTA
  2. SB755: Poker Bill Gutted and Replaced with Language from 'Dirty Dozen'
  3. Enviros ‘Unequivocally’ Protest Gutting of Environmental Laws, Open Government Laws
  4. Hawaii Superferry Headed for Okinawa
  5. Honolulu Joins National Rally for Religious Freedom
  6. Borreca to Abercrombie: Quit, Fool
  7. Hawaii insurers excluded from health insurance exchange
  8. SB755: “Gut & replace” bill poses broad threat to environmental regulation
  9. SB2785 Big Wind: Still The Same Old Bill With A New Number
  10. Not So Public: Recipients of Hawaii Film Tax Credits Under Wraps
  11. US Chamber Backs Lingle with $249K Vote of Confidence
  12. Usual Crooks, Cronies Join Rep Takumi for Fundraiser
  13. Criminal? Rep. Awana Still Tardy With Election Filings
  14. Gaming Industry Mourns Failure of Internet Gaming in Hawaii, Looks to McKelvey for Salvation
  15. HB2569: Churches Will not be Forced to Perform Gay Unions
  16. ACLU: Abortion Trumps First Amendment
  17. After Decades of Indolence, Water Board Finally Getting Around to Developing Downtown Acreage
  18. SA: Landfill pick will test our ability to Assign Blame While Avoiding Solutions
  19. Lawsuit seeks to stop Kauai smart electric meter installations
  20. ‘We got it done’: Maui Charter panel wraps up
  21. Timing Traffic Lights Cheaper than Rail
  22. Remnants of Washington Mutual Reincorporate in Hawaii
  23. Maritime Surveillance, Fuel Efficiency Top U.S. Pacific Command's Wish List
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Monday, March 19, 2012
March 19, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:29 PM :: 15597 Views :: Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Broken promises: The rusting wind turbines of Hawaii
  2. Honolulu Joins National Rally for Religious Freedom
  3. Study: Hawaii Scores 'C' for Corruption
  4. Trans-Pacific Carriers Unlikely to Serve Hawaii and Guam
  5. Honolulu Loses 600 jobs as Road Construction Lags
  6. Feds Hit Rail over 'Lousy Practices of Public Manipulation'
  7. 'October Baby' Showing in Hawaii
  8. Trickle-Down Regulation: Environmental Maze Becomes "Stumbling Block" For The Little Guys
  9. March 22 Deadline: Will Keith-Agaran Hear Human Trafficking Bills?
  10. Windfall: Documentary Nails a Corporate Scam
  11. HRA: Only One Firearms Bill Survives Crossover
  12. Ackerman Exit Boosts Faleomavaega
  13. Romney wins 83% in Puerto Rico Primary, Completes Sweep of Territories
  14. Hawaii Congressional Delegation: How They Voted March 19
  15. Hawaii Small Businesses Burn $20K a month on Electricity
  16. Teachers Rejected Contract because Union didn’t give them Enough Info
  17. Justice Reinvestment: Soft-on-Crime Crowd Attacks Kaneshiro
  18. GOP delegates won in Hawaii: Romney 9, Santorum 5, Paul 3
  19. Nahale’a 12th to Jump off Abercrombie’s Sinking Ship
  20. KSBE Launches Trustee Search
  21. Condo owners being squeezed by foreclosure process
  22. Geothermal test wells planned for Maui
  23. SA: Invest upfront for better roads
  24. Rep. Ward Addresses SB 2655 - Portable Electronics Insurance
  25. Legislature turns away bill on safety rules for zip lines
  26. Lawmaking 101 – Hawaii Style
  27. King of Tonga Dies in Hong Kong
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Saturday, March 17, 2012
March 17, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:24 PM :: 20499 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development, World News, Hawaii History
  1. Djou: What I learned in Afghanistan
  2. HART: Cheaper to Build Rail and Tear it Down than to do nothing
  3. Nahale-a Resignation Linked to DHHL Infighting
  4. Since Ecos, Business Both Back Bag Tax, We can Screw Consumers
  5. Waimanalo Gulch advisory panel will recommend one of the choices to the mayor by April 5
  6. Caucus Gives Local GOP Turn in Spotlight
  7. Hawaii Among last States for Solar Bubble to Burst
  8. State To Pay $15.4 Million Legal Settlement
  9. Audit Finds Serious Management Problems At Aloha Stadium
  10. Hilo Real Estate Broker Not Liable for Frogs, Hookers
  11. Newspapers ‘Fastest Shrinking Industry’
  12. North Korea rocket launch plan sparks US threat
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Friday, March 16, 2012
March 16, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:58 AM :: 10796 Views :: Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Molokai Cheers as US Senate Kills Windfarm Tax Credit
  2. Hawaii Republican Caucus Count Finalized
  3. GOP caucus breathed new life into isle politics
  4. HHSC to Buy HMC East?
  5. Patient load puts squeeze on Oahu medical centers
  6. Index to recently disclosed rail documents now available
  7. HART: Cheaper to Build Rail Columns and Tear them Down
  8. Rail project still needs permits, OKs
  9. Case Tries to Shake Up Quiet Senate Race
  10. 'Hot' Alexander Emails: Atheists, Civil Beats Search for Months, Find Nothing
  11. New Security Co Takes over at Mayor Wright
  12. Auditor Takes Aim at Swap Meet Vendors
  13. New Trick to Force Waimanalo Gulch Extension: Choose Federal Sites as Only Alternatives
  14. Mold: $31K Study Creates Need for $100K Contract
  15. Charlie Maxwell Dies
  16. North Korea plans to launch long-range rocket
  17. Pool-mageddon avoided — for now
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Thursday, March 15, 2012
March 15, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:24 PM :: 18415 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Romney Win in Hawaii Credited to Volunteers' Hard Work
  2. House Republicans Speak up on State Bank, Mortgages, and the General Fund
  3. Marumoto Resolutions Push Workers Comp Reform
  4. Turnout a 'game changer' for isle GOP
  5. Slom: Hawaii Republicans Front and Center
  6. Star-Adv Editors back Study of State Bank
  7. Ceded land measure proceeds without amendment
  8. Queen's hospital celebrates 1st organ transplants
  9. ACLU: "Let the State force Catholics to Provide Abortion Pills"
  10. Geistling teams up with HIPA, attacks Prepaid: Doctors Should Become Employees of Obamacare System
  11. Overcrowded ERs turning ambulances away
  12. Bush-Era Law May Save Hawaii from Offshore Wind Farm Idiocy
  13. Sunetric: You Must Be Our Slave
  14. Case Slams Mazie’s ‘Compare and Decide’
  15. Another Honolulu Liquor Commission Corruption Conviction
  16. Kauai assistant police chiefs also return to work
  17. Landfill selection committee Considers Waimanalo Expansion
  18. Lead, Mold Contaminate Honolulu Hale
  19. Maui Man Considered for Appointment to Agency He Seeks to Abolish
  20. Arrests Turn Up No Trafficking Victims
  21. City impounds property of protesters at Thomas Square
  22. Study: 90% of Young People Not Environmental Whackos
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Wednesday, March 14, 2012
March 14, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:54 PM :: 17154 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Slom: "I've Never Seen so Many Hawaii Republicans"
  2. Romney Delighted by Hawaii Caucus Victory
  3. Over 10,000 Voters Turn out for Hawaii Republican Presidential Caucuses
  4. Lingle is Youngest Senate Candidate, Dem Candidates Prepare Hawaii for Invisibility
  5. Lingle won't say who she's backing in Hawaii GOP caucuses
  6. ILind: Legislative Crossover ‘Prime Time for Politics’
  7. Who should govern Hawaii’s first health insurance exchange?
  8. Feds: FTA Should not be Associated with Mufi’s ‘Lousy Practices of Public Manipulation’
  9. Democrat Cayetano Will not be attending GOP Caucuses
  10. KITV: Romney's Son Stumps For Candidate In Hawaii
  11. Senators upbraid officials for overpaying employees
  12. Hawaii Ranks in Bottom Half of States for Spending Transparency
  13. House Committees to Reconsider OHA-Kakaako Bill
  14. Schatz: If We Pay Trask off, We Can Get Geothermal
  15. Taxes: State Vacuums 10% More out of Your Pocket
  16. Kobayashi Proposes Property Tax Increases on Business
  17. Kauai Mayor, chief shake hands
  18. Atheist ‘Pleased’ With $100K State Settlement
  19. Tour Company Uses DLNR Board Position to Attack Competitor
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Tuesday, March 13, 2012
March 13, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:50 PM :: 11521 Views :: Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. LINK: March 13 GOP Caucus Voting Locations
  2. Romney Sweeps Pacific: Wins Alaska, Guam, CNMI, heads for Am Samoa, Hawaii
  3. Romney Wins Backing from Ward, Hemmings, Rohlfing, Djou, Saiki
  4. Romney, Paul, Santorum Campaign in Hawaii Monday
  5. Hirono, Hanabusa Vote Against Hydropower, Inouye, Akaka Vote against Keystone
  6. Department of Health Fines Eight Businesses
  7. Unemployment 6.5% in Hawaii
  8. Photos, Reports from Hawaii Republican Caucuses
  9. Slom Backs Santorum, Paul Wins Support of Bar Owners, Romney Announces Hawaii Endorsements
  10. Abercrombie Admin Gives Atheist $100,000 Cash
  11. House Approves Budget Even Larger than Abercrombie’s Proposal
  12. Cayetano: The People of Honolulu “Don’t Like Being Conned”
  13. Abercrombie, Legislators agree: Big Cable to be forced on Lanai, Molokai
  14. After Report of Collusion, Legislators Threaten to Cut School Bus Funding
  15. SA to DoE: Just Ignore ‘60 Minutes’—Avoid Successful Private Online Classes and Keep those Federal Bucks Flowing
  16. Hawaii Jobs: Outlook for Jobs in Education, Government, Military and Tourism
  17. Latest Storm Brings Federal Megabucks
  18. Budget Bill Advances; Doubts Raised About OHA Settlement deal
  19. House Shelves Hawaii Vacation Rental Bill
  20. Reso 12-59: Berg Pushes for Repeal of HART
  21. HPD Arrests only One Pimp Per Year
  22. ‘Unable to make a Fist’ Criminal Sues State, Wins $25K
  23. How Are 'Good Government' Bills Faring at the Ledge?
  24. DRHorton Defends Hoopili Water Usage
  25. Hawaiian reaches tentative agreement with flight attendants” union
  26. Child's Fingers Found In Dumpster
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Monday, March 12, 2012
March 12, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:43 PM :: 15531 Views :: Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. LINK: March 13 GOP Caucus Voting Locations
  2. Romney Sweeps Pacific: Wins Alaska, Guam, CNMI, heads for Am Samoa, Hawaii
  3. Romney Wins Backing from Ward, Hemmings, Rohlfing, Djou, Saiki
  4. Romney, Paul, Santorum Campaign in Hawaii Monday
  5. Three GOP Presidential Candidates Dispatch Their Children to Hawaii to Rally Voters Before Tuesday's Caucus
  6. State Republicans to choose favorite Tomorrow
  7. DoTAX: Hawaii Tax Rates Are Now Secret—Low Staffing Blamed
  8. Hirono Refuses To Release Tax Returns
  9. Bag Tax to Create 150 UPW Make-Work Jobs
  10. Mayor: Kauai police chief reinstated after leave
  11. SA: Community input key to developing Kakaako properly
  12. Lingle in HBO ‘Game Change’
  13. Digging Hawaii's Public Pension Fund Out of $8 Billion Hole Will Hurt
  14. Invest in Hawaii: Dem Senators Tout Latest Pork Barrel Project
  15. Obama Admin Cuts Back on Tsunami Warning System—Star-Adv Says No Big Deal
  16. Water Commission Exec Evades Hoopili Questions
  17. Cops, Prostitutes and Pimps: No Arrests on a Saturday in Honolulu
  18. Six DUIs finally Gets 1 Year Jail
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Saturday, March 10, 2012
March 10, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:01 PM :: 8605 Views :: Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Romney Sweeps Pacific: Wins Alaska, Guam, CNMI, heads for Am Samoa, Hawaii
  2. Djou Predicts March 13 Romney Win in Hawaii
  3. Attorney: Discrimination Against 'Non-Residents' is Unconstitutional
  4. Willard Passes Pacific Command’s Reins to Locklear
  5. "Concerning Public Lands" Nine More Executive Orders Suddenly Appear on Abercrombie Website
  6. Abercrombie Signs Unemployment Insurance Bill into Law
  7. Public Invited to Review State Homelessness Strategic Plan
  8. Star-Adv: March 13 Caucuses Focus Welcome Attention on GOP
  9. Civil Beat: Local Democrats Nervous About Hawaii Republican Caucus?
  10. Big Q: Do you plan to participate in the upcoming Hawaii Republican or Democratic caucuses?
  11. Romney reaches out to Hawaii ahead of caucuses
  12. Shapiro: Inevitable that State Bank Will Be Screwed Up
  13. Slom: Projects not as ‘Shovel Ready’ as Claimed, Gambling Not Dead Yet
  14. Soft On Crime: Molester gets ‘Deferred Acceptance’ in Hawaii, Molests two More Girls in California
  15. Pothole Damage Proves Costly For State, City
  16. Guam PDN: Give noncontiguous territories exemption on U.S.-build requirement
  17. Guam PDN: Territorial Legislature ties Jones Act to USMC Buildup
  18. Well Known North Dakota Columnist Rips Off Memminger’s Humor Columns
  19. Thank Sen. Gabbard for New Plastic and Paper Bag "Fee"
  20. Ka Pua Initiative Hosts Waianae Coast Community Education Forums
  21. Saint-to-be was a hero in her own right to Hansen's disease patients, an expert says
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Friday, March 9, 2012
March 9, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:57 PM :: 14341 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Campaigning in Hawaii: Liz Santorum, Ronnie Paul, Matt Romney
  2. Feel Safer? Abercrombie Blocks Seed-Laden 'Lorax' Markers
  3. 1,358 Turn Out for Hawaii Democratic Caucuses, 42 Reject Obama
  4. Moore: Reapportionment Disenfranchises Too Many Voters
  5. Marks: Reapportioned Dissidents’ State Lawsuit Will Fail
  6. SB2571: Gays Grab for Other People’s Children
  7. Are Honolulu Rail Backers' New Radio Ads Accurate?
  8. Abercrombie, Mitsunaga, OHA Sharpen Knives to Cut up Kakaako
  9. Mitsunaga Again: Abercrombie campaign worker seated on development authority
  10. Larry Mehau Associate Draws Council Lines, then Announces Campaign for Seat
  11. No new taxes? OK, we'll just tack on some new fees
  12. Hundreds of Retiring Public Workers "Spiked" Their Pension Benefits
  13. Insurers push docs toward performance-based pay
  14. Horner Optimistic that Hawaii Will not lose Race to the Top Dollars as HSTA Submits Latest Offer
  15. State to Take Galbraith Estate as part of Hoopili Deal
  16. New Rules for Non-Hawaii Owned Vacation Rentals Advancing In Legislature
  17. NFL Pro Bowl generated $25.3M impact for Hawaii
  18. State GOP to Re-Vote National Committeeman Position
  19. HuffPo: Hawaii Lacks Windmills because of Christians
  20. Star-Adv: Let Iran Get Nukes or You’re a Warmonger
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Thursday, March 8, 2012
March 8, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:16 AM :: 8368 Views :: Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Djou goes from Washington to Afghanistan vetting suspected Taliban
  2. Rothenberg: Lingle Faces Tough Fight for Senate
  3. Week of March 13: Ron Paul Launches Hawaii TV Ad Campaign
  4. House Passes 286 Bills--Ward Hits 'High Risk Financial Decisions'
  5. Senate Passes 372 Bills
  6. Hawaii Republicans and presidential candidates prepping for state's first caucus March 13
  7. Chamber Spends $236K on Lingle Ads
  8. Civil Beat Poll - Cayetano Tops 50% In Honolulu Mayor's Race
  9. Mitsunaga Daughter Oversees Kakaako Redevelopment
  10. Is Sewer Plan ‘On Track’?
  11. Star-Adv Editors Back Unconstitutional Redistricting Plan Which Excludes 108,000 Military
  12. Hawaii Diverts Millions In Tobacco Settlement Funds
  13. Former Hawaii Planned Parenthood Director Arrested, Charged in Maryland
  14. Electric bills up in March on all islands
  15. DoE Still Trying to Worm Out of 180 Day Law
  16. A bill aimed at preventing disruptive behavior at the Legislature heads to Hawaii Senate
  17. Building full of Crooks and 64 Police Cameras Don’t Work
  18. Trial begins for Occupy protesters caught in park after hours
  19. Civil Beat Loses Two Top Reporters
  20. Hatch Act Reform Bill Introduced
  21. When Not Playing Slots, Nevada Welfare Bums Spend Taxpayer Handouts in Hawaii, Guam
  22. 'Dirty 8' Erode Three Decades Of Landmark Environmental Law
  23. Child abuse study gives kupuna a voice
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Wednesday, March 7, 2012
March 7, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 10:52 PM :: 11691 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Lingle Campaign: Hirono Rhetoric Embarrassing Hawaii
  2. Super Tuesday: Romney Wins 6, Santorum 3, Gingrich 1
  3. HB2227 Fake Hawaii Birth Certificate: Allows Male to Claim Female Without Surgery
  4. Hawaii lawsuit shows civil unions help redefine marriage
  5. Trustees See Dollar Signs as Kakaako Settlement Passes Senate
  6. Emergency Repairs to Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei School Flooded
  7. New voting districts retain incumbent pairings
  8. 350 Ward: Prominent Local Lawyer Controls Building Full of Massage Parlors
  9. Prosecutor: Do proper groundwork before bringing prisoners back to isles
  10. Civil Beat Poll - 44% of Honolulu Voters Perceive Bias in Rail Coverage
  11. Less Pressure for Tax Hikes: Council on Revenues increases growth forecast to 12%
  12. Linda Lingle, Hawaii GOP Senate Candidate, Comes Out Against Blunt Amendment
  13. Rush Listeners Complain to KPUA
  14. Hawaii Republicans ‘Excited’ About March 13 Caucuses
  15. Hawaii Democrats to Hold Presidential Poll
  16. Put time limit on short-term hires
  17. Governor, union leaders, to Control State Bank ‘Green’
  18. DOE must upgrade thinking and implement laptop plan
  19. MD: Death with dignity bill goes against medical ethics
  20. Dopers Want Medicated Marijuana for ‘Pain’
  21. House Passes "Official Microbe" Bill
  22. HGEA announces endorsement of Mufi Hannemann for U.S. House of Representatives, District 2
  23. Hearing scheduled on Hawaii employee overpayment
  24. DoE Hires Private Investigator to Look into Waipahu Molestation Charges
  25. Hawaii Air National Guard to cut personnel numbers
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Tuesday, March 6, 2012
March 6, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:31 PM :: 8682 Views :: Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Video: Anti-Rail Thugs Plan Disruption of Meeting
  2. Applicants Wanted for Ethics and Campaign Spending Commissions
  3. China's Military Rising
  4. Local GOP voters prepare for first-ever caucuses
  5. Borreca: It will be a miracle if next Hawaii election isn't a mess
  6. SA Looks at Crossover Bills
  7. SA: Don't rush into tech spending
  8. POLL: Lacking Support, Can Rail Backers Turn The Tide?
  9. Sen English votes for Lanai, Molokai Cable, Bill Crosses Over
  10. Washington Place Reserved for Top Gov Donor's Family
  11. Dela Cruz Holds a $500 Per Head Fundraiser
  12. Waipahu student describes alleged assaults by teacher
  13. Only HECO and regulators are permitted to know the comparative costs of different types of energy
  14. Plastic Bag Ban: Politicians Gone Wild
  15. Hawaii soldiers will train Afghan forces
  16. Proposal to cut U.S. nuclear weapons by 80 percent is asking for trouble
  17. Escape Across China: Wife of WW2 POW to Speak at Maui TEA Party Meeting March 8
  18. Shift of UH fisheries program to Hilo worries Manoa faculty
  19. Rep. Gil Riviere speaks with artist Bill Braden
  20. Cato Institute and Koch in rift over independence
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Monday, March 5, 2012
March 5, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:53 PM :: 12542 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Conference: Abercrombie Admin Renews Push to Impose Medical Homes
  2. Hawaii Credit Unions: State Bank ‘Enormous Risk’ to General Fund
  3. Race to The Bank: HSTA Gets 36.9% Raise, Threatens Suit to Block Accountability
  4. Hawaii Industrial Jobs Up 0.5%
  5. HB2121: End State Solar Tax Credits for State-Funded Projects
  6. Homeless tent cities: Seattle’s decade-long nightmare coming to Honolulu?
  7. Hawaii Congressional Delegation: How They Voted March 5
  8. SB2267: $100M in Bonds for Al Hee’s Sandwich Isles Communications Scam Company
  9. Complete List of Bills Up for Third Reading Friday
  10. LWV: 8% of State Population Extracted –We need Reapportionment Reality Check
  11. 89-day pacts let retirees return to city, state jobs
  12. Too Busy with RTTT, DoE Skips NCLB Waiver Application
  13. Public access TV officials object to laptop funding source
  14. While the world changes, Civil Defense still stuck in Cold-War 1950s
  15. CENSORSHIP: KPUA Hilo Drops Rush Limbaugh From Air
  16. State Launches Audit of Student Transportation Program
  17. Why is my electric bill so high?
  18. Is Avoided Cost to blame for high electric rates?
  19. Imiloa Panics – Earmarks are 50% of Revenue
  20. HB2859 Fails: No Union for Grad Students
  21. Hoopili Symbolizes Direction of Oahu's Future
  22. New drivers license requirements go into effect Monday
  23. Three Occupy Oakland protesters charged with hate crimes
  24. White House to Congress Dems: Expect no money
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Sunday, March 4, 2012
March 4, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:45 PM :: 11682 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Yearning for a Way to Collect Tax on Out-of-State Vendors
  2. Secret Federal Report Reveals Half-Billion Dollar Annual Shortfall: 19% of Honolulu General Fund to Subsidize Rail Operations
  3. Hawaii Credit Union League: State Bank is Extremely Dangerous, Puts Taxpayer Money at Enormous Risk
  4. Clayton Hee Has Conference Ctte Plan to make OHA Settlement not be Final
  5. No Money for CIP: Abercrombie Admin Kills Airport Cargo Building
  6. Building slump cuts lending by isle banks
  7. Shakedown: DoE Officials Threaten to Cut GED Programs Unless Legislators Fork over More Money to Failing System
  8. SB2594: Lawyers Renew Push for Homeless Tent Cities
  9. Democrats to caucus Wednesday
  10. Star-Adv Hits Rail over Seat Secrecy
  11. WSJ: E-Cigarettes Draw Fire From Legislatures
  12. As House Burns, Man Vents Anger at Hawaii County Planning Department
  13. Seniors face unique issues caring for grandkids
  14. Marshallese making a new life in Spokane
  15. Star-Advertiser carefully sidesteps Five-0 star’s drug addiction
  16. Kailua Begins Fireworks Fundraising Push
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Saturday, March 3, 2012
March 3, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 9:16 PM :: 11155 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. VIDEO: Cayetano to 'Go Rail Go' Protesters: Use Facts Not Force
  2. Djou Home From Afghanistan
  3. ILind: Secret Whistleblower Settlement Violates OIP Rulings
  4. Attack on Community TV: Does $50K+ job with Oceanic Time Warner create conflict of interest for Tokioka?
  5. Anti-Superferry Protesters Leave State Holding $63M Debt
  6. Green energy means higher rent for seniors
  7. OHA to Build 200’ Rental Towers at Kakaako
  8. Senate tries to give Koloa Camp tenants stay of eviction
  9. Star-Adv: Don’t Give Teacher’s $500 Raise Disguised as Tax Credit
  10. HB466: Lets Make Workers Comp Even more Fraud-Friendly
  11. 20 for the Next 20: People to Watch 2012
  12. Concerns raised over new election boundary maps
  13. UH strikes technology commercialization agreement with Pono Corp
  14. ‘Illegal’: City Bureaucrats Order Volunteers to Remove Park Improvements
  15. SB2422: Massive Tax Increase on Loose Tobacco
  16. Billions for Green Energy Scammers, But Obama Cut Tsunami Warning Buoys
  17. BankOH’s O’Neill to Take Helm of Citibank
  18. After Blocking Fee-Simple Sales, Ignorant Socialists Stuck With Biofool Scammer as Top Bidder for Hamakua Ag Land
  19. Hokulia Bypass: Hawaii County Accepts $20M in Land at Bankrupt Hokulia Project
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Friday, March 2, 2012
March 2, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:21 PM :: 13682 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Pro-Family Lawyers Move to take Defense of Marriage out of Abercrombie's Hands
  2. VIDEO: PBS Insights Features Hawaii Republican Caucus
  3. Hawaii Christian Coalition Encourages Turnout for March 13 Caucuses
  4. John Carroll Endorses Ron Paul
  5. Wallbuilders -- Hawaii: Exercise Your Right to Vote
  6. Maui Friends of the NRA to Host Meeting
  7. Kona Kampachi Successful Harvest in Federal Waters off Hawaii
  8. Berg: Anti-Rail Meeting Hits a Nerve
  9. Lingle Backs Bipartisan Medicaid Reform Plan
  10. HSTA’s Okabe: We Put Furloughs on Instructional Days to Hold Parents Accountable
  11. Key Arguments: Democrat Borreca Spins Snowe Retirement against Lingle
  12. Hike in jobless insurance tax put off 1 year
  13. If Dissident Map is Rejected, Elections Office Prepared to begin Accepting Nomination Papers
  14. Rep Rida Cabanilla Fails to Report Income on Ethics Disclosure Forms
  15. Civil Beat still Struggling to Substantiate Atheist Claims
  16. Rail is Only Improvement Project in Carlisle Budget
  17. Grabauskas OK'd As Rail Chief Despite Soft Spot For Toru Hamayasu
  18. HMSA, Kaiser improve bottom lines
  19. 9th Circuit Gives DoE Big Victory over Disabled Girl
  20. State Auditing Student Transportation Office
  21. DLNR Fires Whistleblower
  22. Wife of Kauai police chief defends him before Council
  23. Murderer Gets New Trial in Molestation of 12-yr old
  24. W. Oahu to get large VA clinic
  25. Can we handle 8 million visitors a year?
  26. Hawaii County Mayor Billy Kenoi proposes $365M budget
  27. KIUC Announces Big New Industrial Solar Project
  28. VIDEO: Biofuel crops destined for Hamakua land leases?
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Thursday, March 1, 2012
March 1, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:34 PM :: 13390 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Lingle Salutes Retiring Sen Olympia Snowe
  2. State Bank to Fund Green Energy Scammers, Toxic Mortgages
  3. Hawaii State Bank: The Hee-Haw Bill
  4. Vote redistricting delayed over House dissidents’ allegations
  5. Solomon, Roehrig Celebrate Exclusion of 108,000 Military personnel, students
  6. Maui Republican Party Convention, March 3
  7. Not A Single School Complies with Instructional Hours Law
  8. Grabauskas Nomination Belies Carlisle's Commitment to ‘Transparency’
  9. Chin: Carlisle Was Not Notified of Debt Increase Letter
  10. Hawaii Ranks 47th in Economic Growth
  11. Will Legislature Authorize Union for 1300 More Gov’t Employees
  12. Bill Lifts Development Restrictions On Office of Hawaiian Affairs Settlement Land
  13. Pele Defense Fund is Back: Drug Dealers and Socialists Protest Against Geothermal in Hilo
  14. Bag Ban Passes Honolulu Council Committee
  15. Science, Technology Teaching Dies in House, Senate Committees
  16. HPD officer charged in alleged overtime pay scam granted deferral
  17. Hanabusa to be Assistant Whip
  18. Census data track Marshallese population in Ark.
  19. Guam, NMI Consider Reunification
  20. HECO Wants to Delay ‘Big Wind’ RFP
  21. Chu, Wind Scammers, Bio Fool Developers to get more Big Handouts as Utility Bills Soar
  22. Americans Elect Qualifies for Hawaii Ballot
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Wednesday, February 29, 2012
February 29, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:23 PM :: 14047 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Trashing Tricare: Obama to cut healthcare benefits for active duty and retired US military
  2. Romney Sweeps Michigan, Arizona
  3. HB2874: House Finance Votes to Freeze Community TV Funds
  4. Mission Houses Archive puts 19th Century Hawaii Journals, Newspapers Online
  5. Union: Build Rail or You Will Die
  6. HGEA Scores $5M and more to come as First ‘Favored Nation’ Payoffs Go To Union
  7. Slom: Lawsuits Still Possible over Reapportionment
  8. Legislators Consider Creating Gaming Commission
  9. Finance Ctte Defers Bill Exempting Gov’t Projects from Enviro Review
  10. Charter School Reform: Crooks, Cronies, Social Climbers all gather around for today’s vote
  11. A Plan to Return Hawaii's Mainland Inmates
  12. Carlisle Speech Outlines Campaign Message
  13. ‘Organic’ Food should be labeled for E Coli, Rat Lungworm
  14. Geothermal: OHA Cronies Present Cash Demands
  15. Stolen Valor: ‘Vote Vets’ is Actually Front Group for Sierra Club
  16. Cayetano, Waihee, Hee Line Up Against Hoopili
  17. Non-Hawaii Owners of Vacation Rentals in Uproar
  18. Senate committee approves resolution to sell Kauai land to tenants
  19. Hawaii nonprofits want caps on tax deductions repealed
  20. SA: Give Tax Credits to Billionaire Movie Moguls
  21. Committees Pass Measures to Change Regents Selection
  22. Bargaining Begins Feb. 29 for 18,000 CWA Members at AT&T West
  23. Joanne Georgi Running for KIUC Board
  24. Bynum, 40 others Face Misdemeanor Ag Zoning Violations
  25. Kaua‘i County will approve 252 TAU certificates over next 5 years
  26. Isle parks generate $122M
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Tuesday, February 28, 2012
February 28, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:17 PM :: 13695 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Revised 2012 Reapportionment Plans Posted Online
  2. Hawaii: NRA Instructor Liability Bill Granted Hearing
  3. National GOP race sparks interest in Hawaii March 13 caucus
  4. Ed Case: I’m No Conservative
  5. New Honolulu Rail Chief Was Late, Over Budget on His Biggest Project
  6. Hawaii Pacific Health Exec: Low Reimbursement, Lack of LTC Beds Behind HMC Crisis
  7. Tax Credit Fight: Hawaii Solar Energy Leader Voted Out
  8. SB2111: Legislators Debate How to Give Millions of Dollars to Hollywood Moguls
  9. Legislator: HI Tech Tax Credit Scammers Only Want Things, $1B in Tax Credits Could Have Gone to Affordable Housing
  10. Hawaii House Democrats Consider Establishing a State Bank
  11. Gambling gets another lease on life
  12. House Finance to Hear Bills Exempting Government Projects from EIS, SMA
  13. One in Eight Spikes Pension
  14. House Finance to Discuss EUTF Fixes
  15. Bank of Abercrombie on Wednesday Agenda
  16. After Burning Treasury, Obama Proposes Cuts to Tsunami Warning System
  17. City Cuts Horse Ranchers out of Ag Tax Rates
  18. Haleakala Findings Released
  19. Insurance Exec now Claims to have ‘Discovered’ that Assisted Suicide is Legal in Georgia
  20. Smart meter installation rolls out
  21. Military readies to open Tropic Care Kauai
  22. Nine Weapons Confiscated from Marijuana Church
  23. Faleomavaega’s Sister to Run for Governor of Am Samoa
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Monday, February 27, 2012
February 27, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:15 PM :: 14374 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Alternatives to Rail: Cato Institute, Local Leaders Speak Out
  2. Is the IRS Attempting to Intimidate Hawaii TEA Parties?
  3. SB2226: $25M Internet Tax
  4. 10-cents-per-bag Tax: Greens, Big Business, Big Government team up to Rip Off Consumers
  5. Ban Would Favor Clayton Hee's Irish Opihi Monopoly
  6. Gallup: Hawaii #1 in Health, Wellbeing
  7. Study: Hawaii Tops Country for Highest Number of Services Taxed
  8. Hanabusa’s answer to High Gas Prices: Give More Money to Biofool Scammers
  9. Assisted Suicide Activist Claims Death Prescriptions Are Already Being Written In Hawaii
  10. Vote on Hawaii's Redrawn Reapportionment Maps Set for Monday, But Many Unhappy with New Boundaries
  11. Dozens of retired public workers get Secret Pensions over $100,000/year
  12. HB2253: Legislators to Boost Disability Parking Fees?
  13. SB2422: Boosts Tobacco Tax 70%
  14. $150K Contract to Analyze Hawaii Tax System
  15. Ledge: Let’s Study Gambling
  16. AP: Hawaii GOP Caucuses Testing Advisory
  17. The Rise of Intermarriage: Rates, Characteristics Vary by Race and Gender
  18. Prayer Should Open Legislative Sessions
  19. Honolulu Named one of 100 top Communities for Young People
  20. Green Police Nail Photographer for taking Pictures of Sharks Eating Whale
  21. Kauai: Does Chief Report to Mayor or Police Commission?
  22. SB2304: Reforms Police Identification Line-Ups
  23. Senators to Discuss How to Let Lots of Criminals Out of Prison
  24. Honolulu-Based Coast Guard Relies on 42-year Old Cutters
  25. Gay Marine's homecoming kiss in Hawaii shared on Facebook
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Sunday, February 26, 2012
February 26, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:00 PM :: 15985 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Secret Tax Breaks Fund Hawaii Film Production
  2. Windfall of Tax Revenue to be Had Without Tax Increase
  3. DBEDT Energy Update Projects 537MW of Industrial Wind
  4. HB2874: DoE Laptop Bill Will Freeze Public Access TV Funding
  5. Case, Hirono toe line: Lingle is the Anti-Rail Senate Choice
  6. Pensions: 14 Legislators Double Dipping—Abercrombie is Triple Dipping
  7. Exclusion of Military May Not Withstand Federal Constitutional Scrutiny
  8. David Chang: Key to material progress is making sure we have equality of opportunity
  9. Star-Adv: Abercrombie Lacked ‘Courage’ on Gay Marriage in 2010 Campaign
  10. Gay Agenda: Bill Could Classify Workplace Bullying As Safety Violation
  11. Ex-T boss poised to land Hawaii gig
  12. Honolulu Rail CEO Pick Comes With Track Record That Raises Concerns
  13. Aila: Bag Tax Needed to ‘Save our Water’
  14. Former Insurance Exec Continues to Claim Assisted Suicide Legal in Hawaii
  15. Carlisle's speech was another day in the same old brown shoes
  16. KIUC forums address community
  17. Volunteers Do the Work UPW Will Not, 150 Public Housing Units made Ready for Occupancy
  18. Abercrombie approves EIS for new Kona courthouse
  19. E-W Center: US territories suffering due to debt crisis
  20. Three Years of Hawaii Monitor Now Online
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Saturday, February 25, 2012
February 25, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:42 PM :: 8125 Views :: Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. SB212 to be Heard Monday: Would End Discrimination Against Military
  2. Ron Paul’s son, Ronnie, to campaign for dad in Hawaii
  3. Proposed HART Chief Leaves Trail of Political Discord
  4. Triple Albatross: HSTA endorses Hirono, Hanabusa, and Hannemann
  5. Secret Rail Debt: Council wants answers over waived budget rules
  6. $8B plus $15B = State Debt to Retirees
  7. Usual Crooks, Cronies Show Up for Hanabusa Campaign HQ Opener
  8. HSTA Going to Court to Overturn Laupahoehoe Charter School
  9. Toll roads a possibility for Oahu transportation future
  10. Mainland Lobbyist Backs Public Bank
  11. 2nd Marine found not guilty in hazing trial
  12. Hawaii Hot Spot for Human Trafficking
  13. OHA Cronies seek to line pockets, bring geothermal power to state
  14. Forged Female Convicted of Further Forgery
  15. Hummer defaced by racial slur near school raises alarm
  16. Enviro Assaults Turtle Photographer
  17. Ex-Palma employees accused of abuse
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Friday, February 24, 2012
February 24, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:32 PM :: 9264 Views :: Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Washington Times Reporter heads to Hawaii for March 13 Presidential Caucus
  2. Transportation Bill With Honolulu Rail Funds Postponed
  3. Full Text: State of the City Address
  4. Caldwell: ‘I will Work Harder to be Transparent and Honest’
  5. 'Descendants' based on Case Family Grab for Grove Farm
  6. HB2193: State Bank to be Controlled by Abercrombie, Insured by Taxpayer
  7. VIDEO: Ilya Shapiro (Cato Institute), In Hawaii Speaking About Obamacare Supreme Court Cases
  8. Book Review: Callies, Regulating Paradise (2d ed. 2010)
  9. "Nonresident" Property Owners Must Employ Property Managers For TVRs?
  10. Rail: Hidden Debt Ceiling Exposed
  11. City asks judge to dismiss rail suit
  12. WSJ: Honolulu Hopeful Has No-Track Mind
  13. Carlisle, Abercrombie demand Taxpayers Pick Up Wife’s Travel Tab
  14. Kokua Line Features Hawaii Republican Caucuses
  15. Hawaii tops Nation: DoE is #1 in Drug Availability
  16. HI hotels’ gross pre-tax profits total $928.2M
  17. Abercrombie has trouble adjusting
  18. DHHL Only Assigning 150 leases a Year
  19. Legislation takes aim at human trafficking
  20. Fake Drivers Licenses: Admitted Fraudster Still on Honolulu City Payroll
  21. Sexting: ACLU Court Victory helping to Legalize Kiddie Porn
  22. Geothermal Possibilities Explored at Ulupalakua
  23. Law Students to Debate Hawaiian Recognition
  24. Rep. Ward Discusses the UH Library & Information Science Program
  25. Former Waimea principal will return to Hawaii Prep Academy
  26. Update: OHA Salary Commission’s Final Report
  27. Growth, Big growth Projected for Hawaii Tourism
  28. Bill Calls For 5-Year Moratorium On Opihi Picking
  29. Wanted: Ethics, Campaign Spending Commissioners
  30. Mainland Gang Member Indicted in Isle Drug Case
  31. EA Required to land a Helicopter
  32. Sears Will Close Ala Moana Store
  33. Honolulu Police Department, Hawaiian Airlines now hiring
  34. James Kimo Campbell, activist and college trustee, dies at 65
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Thursday, February 23, 2012
February 23, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:29 PM :: 11701 Views :: Kauai County News, DHHL, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Abercrombie: I will not defend Marriage
  2. Kauai Chief Perry Victim of Retaliation by Corrupt Mayor?
  3. Hawaii: NRA Instructor Liability Bill Needs Your Immediate Help
  4. Thielen Criticizes HB2417 Limits Solar Tax Credit to One Per Property
  5. House Democratic Dissidents Consider State Reapportionment Lawsuit
  6. Hawaii Lawmakers Again Aiming to Tax E-Commerce Sales
  7. Same sex marriage likely heading back into legislature
  8. Deadline For Reapportionment Approaching
  9. Civil Engineer Debunks Civil Beat ‘Fact Check’
  10. Coffee: Counting The Ways Obama Hurts U.S.
  11. Hawaii lawmakers take five-day recess
  12. Abercrombie Heads to DC to Beg for RTTT
  13. Hawaii tourism spending should be up 6.4% in 2012
  14. SA: Privatization plan can help tenants
  15. ‘Clear and Convincing Evidence’ that Sovereignty Activists were Scamming Dorcy
  16. SB2221: Kiddie Porn to become Type B Felony?
  17. Abercrombie’s Latest Water Commission Nominees Don’t Quiet Uproar
  18. Police chief spends Wednesday at work, but controversy continues
  19. Kauai Police Shooting While Chief Kept from job by Mayor
  20. Biotech Reduces Pesticide Use
  21. Pregnant F-M Trans is Ego Tripper Bent on Being Famous at Children’s Expense
  22. Bill allowing dogs in restaurants alive in House
  23. Local newspapers face another likely competitor for lucrative legal notices
  24. Smart Meters on Kauai Are a Public Health Hazard
  25. Hawaii AG: Marley Sons Raise Money for Fake Charities
  26. Head of anti-slavery alliance to speak
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Wednesday, February 22, 2012
February 22, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:21 PM :: 14291 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Kapolei Tesoro Refinery Workers Reject Labor Contract
  2. Rail: The Biggest Wager in Hawaii’s History
  3. Kauai Police Chief says he's going back to work without Support of Mayor
  4. Solomon Supporters Demand that Inouye be Drawn out of District
  5. $500M construction package passed by state Senate
  6. Star-Adv: Don't sidestep rules for jobs
  7. Bag Tax Back from Dead?
  8. Inouye's support could mean little for candidates
  9. Rail Suit: New Delaying Tactic From City
  10. Act 221 Scammers to Ratepayers: Pay Us More, Get Used to It
  11. BoE Approves Teacher Evaluation Negotiating Position
  12. Oahu at risk—little ER capacity if disaster strikes
  13. Civil Beat Greets Djou With Bogus already Debunked Questions about Campaigning in Uniform
  14. Another Pro-Abortion Group Backs Hirono
  15. Returning military members allege job discrimination — by federal government
  16. Kenoi’s campaign sponsors have plenty to gain
  17. Honolulu Officials Reviewed ORI’s Financial Records
  18. Fired head of state's largest charter school under scrutiny for spending
  19. Mainland Solar Installers Rake in $212M
  20. Armed forces will vet hydrogen-fueled SUVs on Oahu
  21. Convicted Pimp Sentenced To 40-Years In Prison
  22. New York Welfare Spent in Hawaii
  23. For First Time, Most Hawaii Moms Under 30 Are Unmarried
  24. Hawaii Most favorable State, California Worst
  25. Hawaii looks at banning bear gallbladder imports
  26. HB2228: Requires Employers with 20+ Employees to Set Up Breastfeeding Room
  27. HPU To Take over Aloha Tower Marketplace?
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Tuesday, February 21, 2012
February 21, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:29 PM :: 10869 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Charles Djou on his way home from Afghanistan
  2. Hawaii Congressional Delegation: How They Voted Feb 21
  3. Legislators: Abercrombie Unstable, Rambling
  4. Cayetano: Inouye ‘Irresponsible’, ‘Gambling with Public Money’
  5. No Action to Stop Massive Unemployment Tax Hike
  6. Inouye: Federal Judge David Ezra To Retire In June
  7. 4000 Okinawa Marines Heading for Hawaii
  8. OHA ‘Settlement’ Talks Leave Homeless Shelter in Limbo
  9. H-Power Recycles Plastics into Electricity for 28,000 Homes
  10. Pono Chong killed ‘Feeeel Good’ Bag Ban Bill
  11. Hawaii State Salaries 2012: Hawaii Health Systems Corp.
  12. HSTA Blocks 180 day law so DoE is Going to Redefine ’instructional time’ to fake it
  13. Abercrombie Pushes Hard to Fake Accountability, Snag $75M from RTTT
  14. Waimea principal's dismissal still unexplained
  15. SA: Kick Principals out of HGEA
  16. HART and UH, More Secrecy
  17. Former police officer admits to ID theft and forgery
  18. Fair share system under scrutiny
  19. Organic Huckster Hypes GMO Labeling
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Monday, February 20, 2012
February 20, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:32 PM :: 12228 Views :: Kauai County News, DHHL, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. In Hawaii, it’s 1984 all over again
  2. Ten Tax Increases on the Move in Legislature
  3. ECONOMY Survey -- The Economist and Hawaii Results
  4. Hawaii Homeschoolers Speak up Against Mandatory Kindergarten
  5. Bag Tax is a Business Deal between State, Stores, Enviros
  6. HB1511: More High Tech Tax Credits for the Act 221 Scammers
  7. Obama’s War on Inouye Earmarks ‘Not A Deathblow, but….”
  8. Former Member of Charter School Panel Speaks out
  9. Felony Child Abuse is Now Politically Correct: Sex-change treatment for kids
  10. HB2742 Would Exempt County Councils from Sunshine Law
  11. A Creeping Attempt To Shut Down Hawaii Court Records
  12. Not So Public: Auditor Stonewalled On Prison Job
  13. Governor's Emails Auto-Deleted After 60 Days
  14. Independent Expenditures Tough to Track in Hawaii Elections
  15. KIUC: Industrial Solar gets go-ahead, but homeowners denied
  16. Pearlridge to give away Free Electricity to Electric Car Drivers
  17. Omidyar Money Buys Five Local Nonprofits
  18. Hawaii: 8 years to rebuild a Boat Ramp
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Sunday, February 19, 2012
February 19, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:35 PM :: 14346 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Wishing We Didn't Have to Pay the Piper
  2. Abercrombie Picks Insurers to Control Hawaii Health Insurance Exchange, Hospitals to get Boot
  3. Law aimed at bullying in schools poses threat to freedom of speech
  4. DoE Looks Other Way as Alleged Child Molesters Run Rampant
  5. HB2527: Star-Adv Complains that BoE won’t have Ability to Fake Teacher Accountability
  6. Tax Collections Running 2.6% lower than CoR Projections
  7. Construction of Honolulu's rail project will begin next month
  8. A Falling Out Amongst Thieves: Wind Scammers take aim at Solar Scammers and Biofool Scammers
  9. Kenoi Pushes for Geothermal
  10. Kauai Crackpots Obstruct Hydro, Babble about RF Radiation
  11. To help Hirono, Marian Higa Tells Us that Anti-Superferry Scumbags were Right
  12. Hirono a Show About Nothing
  13. Ho'opili opponents gear up offensive
  14. Kyo-ya Hotels' Waikiki plan deserves support
  15. House adds floor sessions to video archive
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Saturday, February 18, 2012
February 18, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 10:47 AM :: 13251 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. HSTA Agrees to Longer Days, 20% Raise
  2. Alternatives to Rail: Cato Institute, Local Leaders Speak Out
  3. Abercrombie Appoints Transsexual Activist to Civil Rights Commission
  4. JSC Names 11 Candidates for Honolulu District Court
  5. Reapportionment Public Comment Meeting Wednesday
  6. Marumoto Cheers Passage of ATV Safety Bill
  7. Hawaii: NRA Instructor Liability Bill Advances
  8. ‘Green’ Energy Scammers Push Hawaii Inflation rate to 4%
  9. Bag Tax 'accidentally' Killed by House — Senate Bill Still Alive
  10. Mother Marianne's Sainthood Date Set Oct 21
  11. Past controversies hound 2 charter school panel picks
  12. "Barack Obama requests $250M for Honolulu's rail project"?
  13. Air Australia's grounding a blow to tourism
  14. Officer hits pedestrian in road, cited for DUI and negligent injury
  15. Progressive Blogger Cheered by GOP Dispute
  16. Rep. Pine's Town Hall Meeting - Hawaii Medical Center Closure
  17. Rep Bob Herkes to Run for Senate
  18. Campaign signs irk some over early start, but law is on candidates' side
  19. City Steps Closer To Finding Buyer For 12 Affordable Housing Projects
  20. Hoku reaches agreement with Idaho Power Co.
  21. U.S. focus on the Pacific could avert military cuts in Hawaii
  22. Hawaii welcomes sailors returning from tough deployment
  23. Dalai Lama to visit Oahu in April
  24. Law would protect driver's license data
  25. CN: 9th Circuit Seems to See Thru Title IX Claims
  26. Nevada Approves Regulations For Self-Driving Cars
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Friday, February 17, 2012
February 17, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:35 PM :: 11091 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Senate Health Committee Shelves Beverage Tax
  2. HFF: Good News HB2788 Waikiki Casino Deferred
  3. House Republican Caucus: For the Record
  4. Abercrombie Appoints Heather Giugni to the State House
  5. Insurance Institute: HB2358 Would Weaken State Building Code
  6. EUTF, Mortgage Fraud, and Toll Roads -- House Republicans Speak Out
  7. Study: Lower income workers do not appear to rely on transit
  8. 9th Circuit Hears Sides On Sea Turtle Rule
  9. House panel rejects measure to end state 'pension spiking'
  10. BoE Votes Tuesday on Changes to Teacher Tenure, Accountability
  11. OHA Promises to stop shaking down Hospitals and Affordable Housing Projects in Exchange for Kakaako Settlement
  12. Anonymous Finalists for rail mass-transit’s top job Secretly arrive for interviews
  13. Legislation to Create Another Government Employees Union?
  14. KSBE, Schatz, Morita to Join in Groundbreaking for Mafia Wind Project
  15. More Windmills Coming, But Not All Island Residents Approve
  16. Plastic Bag Tax: Retailers, Enviros Bicker Over Loot
  17. Queens Still Trying to bar Cancer Center Doctors
  18. Cayetano Decides to Dump Civil Beat from Media List
  19. VIDEO: Waimea rallies around departed middle school principal
  20. Inouye Wants to Revive Interisland Ferry
  21. Hanabusa Fails in Effort to Direct More American Money to OPEC
  22. Residential rents up 13 percent in past 2 years
  23. Hawaii PV installers brace for tariff
  24. Death Penalty Sought In Arizona Prison Murder of Hawaii Inmate
  25. Disturbing Complaint Against Private Prison
  26. Killing renews calls for abuse interventions
  27. Dopers Take Cannabis Claims to 9th Circuit
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Thursday, February 16, 2012
February 16, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 9:06 PM :: 12781 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Rep Pine: Reapportionment Lawsuit Says Military Personnel Don't Matter
  2. IBHS Applauds Defeat of Hawaii Legislation to Abolish State Building Code Council
  3. Voters Angry over Reapportionment Plan
  4. 106,000 Residents Disenfranchised to Satisfy Malama Solomon
  5. House and Senate close to Legalizing Bribery of members of advisory boards and task forces
  6. Star-Adv: We Don’t Know Where Big Cable is Going, But get Started With It Anyway
  7. Democrats Fail to Find Supporters of Soda Tax
  8. Hirono is a Creature of the Hated House of Reps
  9. Kulani Prison to Be Transformed into Resort for ‘Healing’ Prisoners
  10. HCDA Gives Secret Raise to Exec Director
  11. Coffman, McKelvey Support Bill to Gut Environmental Protections
  12. City needs to give more substance, not PR, to rail
  13. Feds Approve More Delays in Hawaii RTTT
  14. Will DoE Begin Earlier Brainwashing Efforts?
  15. Dope Doctor Appeals to Abercrombie’s ‘Integrity as a Politician’
  16. $487B in Defense cuts would take 2 cruisers from Pearl Harbor
  17. City resumes tagging property in public areas
  18. Sugar is Josh Green’s Latest Excuse to Raise Taxes
  19. Burial removals draw protesters to church
  20. Multi-Billion Dollar Estate Lays off 13 After Inouye Fails to Come Thru with Earmark
  21. Hawaii GOP Still Wrangling over National Committeeman
  22. January foreclosures reach 6-month high
  23. Cannibal Monk Seal Murders Two, Wounds 11
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Wednesday, February 15, 2012
February 15, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:53 PM :: 11158 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. HB2103 Should Hawaii Borrow $3.2B to create Bank of Abercrombie?
  2. Thielen: HB1893 "Demolishes Environmental Law"
  3. Puerto Rico = Hawaii? Another Island Eyes Natural Gas as Substitute for Oil
  4. Schatz Working on Obama Library
  5. Hawaii: Important NRA Instructor Liability Bill to be Heard
  6. Honolulu Prosecutor Sharply Criticizes HOPE Probation Program
  7. Abercrombie Secretly Appoints Young Bros President to Water Board
  8. New Reapportionment Maps Set Up Face-offs on Big Island, Oahu
  9. FTA: Feds Won’t Pay for Rail Without ‘Strong Local Partner’
  10. Djou 52% Favorable in poll larded with Democrats, Obama Supporters
  11. CD2 Hannemann leads by big margin
  12. Honolulu Prosecutor Sharply Criticizes HOPE Probation Program
  13. Hawaii is only State where Charter School Employees are State Employees
  14. Parents Deserve Answers After Firing of Waimea Charter School Principal
  15. As Kakaako Deal Comes up, Donovan DelaCruz Suddenly Hosts Fundraiser
  17. Heide & Cook plans acquisition by Alaska Native Company in bankruptcy filing
  18. Newspapers Keep $1 Million Legal Ad Revenue For Another Year
  19. Stop Mitch Kahle Bill to Be Heard by House Ctte
  20. Family Of Murdered Inmate Sues State, Private Prison
  21. 170,000 to get bank refunds
  22. Applicants Sought for Lawyers' Fund for Client Protection Board
  23. Representative Cynthia Thielen - I love Kailua Town Party 2012
  24. Federal funds flow to clean-energy firms with Obama administration ties
  25. Hunters Speak Up Against DLNR
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Tuesday, February 14, 2012
February 14, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:34 PM :: 9475 Views :: Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Hawaii Congressional Delegation: How They Voted February 13
  2. UH: Most Financial Records Recoverable After Fire
  3. Hawaiian Airlines First to Receive Carbon Credits
  4. Hawaiian is Nation's #1 On-Time Airline for 8th Straight Year
  5. GE Tax: 'Low' rate belied by Broad Base
  6. Senate Committee Drops Plan to Impose Tobacco Tax on Tobacco Substitute
  7. Even With 69% Obama support, Star-Adv Can only find 39% Approval of Abercrombie
  8. Cayetano Promises Focus on Oahu's Budget, Infrastructure Needs
  9. Cayetano Run could Boost Case’s Chances in Primary
  10. Obama’s D.O.A. Budget has $250M for Rail
  11. One in 12 Oahu commuters take the bus to work, study says
  12. Lingle Speaks up for Legal Reform, Against SLAPP Suits
  13. Lingle on Furlough Fridays: Shouldn’t Have Trusted BOE
  14. ‘Most favored nation’ HGEA Grabs for 60-40 on Health Insurance
  15. Star-Adv, Abercrombie Ignore ‘Tutu and Me’
  16. Sex Assault Case Raises Questions About DOE's Protection of Students
  17. Progressives Frantic over UHPA Endorsement of Ed Case
  18. HB2788 Waikiki Casino Tabled
  19. Radcliffe, Brower: Gambling Opponents are ‘Theocrats’ Trying to Impose Religious Law
  20. Council will take up measure requiring retailers to use only biodegradable bags
  21. Attack on Free Speech: Cyberbullying Bill to Regulate Internet Comments?
  22. HB2396: Legislators to Outlaw Shell Collecting?
  23. Hawaii Agency Wants $123,000 To Review Records
  24. Representative Gene Ward Addresses H.B. No. 1699, - Meals
  25. Representative George Fontaine supports Move Over Bill H.B. No. 2030 - Traffic Safety;
  26. Maui Council to Get 4-year Terms
  27. Ex-State Harbors Official Charged With Theft, Forgery
  28. Rapist Could've Got 40 Years, Gets Probation
  29. Hawaii and East Carolina: Together at Last
  30. Navy Wave-Powered Buoy Produces 400 Watts
  31. Obama eyes more gay rights in Military
  32. Pentagon May Oust Troops Involuntarily to Meet Reductions in Budget Plan
  33. Hawaii Reporter Celebrates 10th Anniversary
  34. Interview with Jamie Story
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Monday, February 13, 2012
February 13, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:19 PM :: 10496 Views :: Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. SB3019: Soda Tax to be Heard Today
  2. Gallup: Hawaii #1 State for Gov't Jobs
  3. Childless Women Make Hawaii Democratic?
  4. HSTA to Return To Bargaining Table
  5. Am Samoa: Faleomavaega Tries to Create New Citizens to Win Election
  6. Supreme Court Decision Clarifies Line Between Discipline and Abuse
  7. Star-Adv Lards Poll With 69% Obamabots and Finds Hirono Ahead
  8. VIDEO HNN Interview With Linda Lingle
  9. Poll: Cayetano 44%, Carlisle 35%, Caldwell 16%
  10. Just How Deep Will Honolulu Rail's Debt Be?
  11. Calvin Say Speakership Cost $53K
  12. CN: Mysterious Abercrombie Executive Orders Tied to OHA Kakaako Settlement
  13. Senate Committee expected to OK OHA settlement today
  14. SA: Time to spike spiking practice
  15. Woman Hospitalized After Assault, Kidnapping At Kuhio Park Terrace
  16. 17,000 Students Could Be Without School Buses Next Year
  17. $63M for free Laptops
  18. UH Loses Financial, Payroll records in Fire
  19. Marines under fire—Congressional pressure led to an unnecessary court martial
  20. Maui Profitable Nonprofit Soaks Up Grants, Can’t Account for Money
  21. Some teachers and students at Big Island charter school plan a boycott
  22. Ruling on Kawaiaha'o iwi appealed
  23. Kahikolu Congregational Church celebrates its 190th Anniversary
  24. If Mr. Ah Fook and the Maui Revolutionaries Did Not Exist, There Would Be No Modern China
  25. UH Porn Site for Sale
  26. Whitney Houston's Kona Marijuana Bust
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Sunday, February 12, 2012
February 12, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:54 PM :: 7248 Views :: Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Will to Set Priorities for Tax Dollars Absent
  2. UHPA: Case shows “ability to draw connections”
  3. Romney Wins Maine Caucuses, Paul Second
  4. Lay Off the US-Build Requirement!
  5. Star-Adv Poll: Rail Opposed 53% to 43%
  6. National Democrats ‘Raise Eyebrows’ by Backing Hirono
  7. UHPA Endorses Case, Hannemann
  8. DLNR: “Impacts” Are Excuse for Latest Fee Increase
  9. Star-Adv Praises ‘Hawaii Solution’
  10. Occupy Whines About Bill 54
  11. Bone marrow drive inspired former anchor's donation
  12. Lawmakers push to mandate insurance coverage for autism
  13. High court clarifies discipline defense
  14. Child maltreatment exacts huge cost
  15. Principal's exit linked with charter schools
  16. Documentary on Internment in Hawaii to be Shown Today
  17. Suicide Tourism? Hemlock Society to Visit Three Hawaiian Islands
  18. Dopers Upset by Requirement that they See only One Doctor per Prescription
  19. Pepper Spray Is A Nonlethal Weapon Worth Having
  20. Haleiwa land might be auctioned
  21. Disaster aid drifts in with vog
  22. Mayor Carlisle to promote Honolulu in Philippines
  23. Japanese Whalers Send Maui Man Swimming
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Saturday, February 11, 2012
February 11, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:09 PM :: 16218 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. HB2788 Waikiki Casino to be Heard Monday
  2. Hirono Attacks the US Chamber of Commerce
  3. Guam should join Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico for Jones Act reform
  4. Thielen, Rivere: The Real Green Legislators
  5. Rep Marumoto's ATV Safety Proposals to be Heard Monday
  6. Diabetes Bill Moves Forward Through Health Committee
  7. ‘Unrepentant Liberal’ Abercrombie Promises to Raise Taxes, Give Money to other Liberals
  8. Key Abercrombie Insider Behind Effort to Legalize Bribery
  9. UH economists paint bleak picture of Hawaii’s recovery
  10. Saint Francis Healthcare System asking lawmakers for $80 million in special purpose revenue bonds
  11. State to Take Over HMC East?
  12. Price Controls Create Shortage of drug Which threatens isle cancer patients
  13. Sovereignty Activists Claim Big Score in $90M Estate Settlement
  14. Backpedaling! Hawaiian Electric says no rate increase for solar lost revenue
  15. Abercrombie pushes for bill establishing undersea cable framework
  16. Hoku loses $10.6 million as it seeks more loans for plant
  17. Problems cast shadows of doubt on solar project
  18. Isle child abuse report rate twice statewide rate
  19. DoE Did Not Report Statutory Rape to Police, Keeps the Accused Supervising Alleged Victim
  20. Former Private School Principal Increases Charter School Performance, then Suddenly Vanishes Without Explanation
  21. UH Can’t Stand Competition from Porn Site
  22. Council Chair Floats Plastic Bag Ban for Honolulu
  23. Lack of Riots Means City, state came in under budget on APEC spending
  24. Hawaii's Pro and Anti Legalized Gambling Forces Step Up Lobbying Efforts
  25. Lawmakers to probe salary overpayments revealed by Hawaii News Now
  26. Alexander hired at IHS
  27. Development around rail stations gets stuck in park
  28. Jerry Chang Pushes to Weaken Hurricane Shelter
  29. Larry Mehau Associate Draws Council District then Announces Campaign
  30. 4,700 Marines to Guam confirmed
  31. Maui Marine ‘happy to be home’
  32. Hawaii Has Lowest Home Ownership Rate in Nation
  33. DHHL to develop Mauna Kea
  34. Prisoner Gets Pig to Bite, Scores $25K from State
  35. Fate of many tip lawsuits still in limbo
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Friday, February 10, 2012
February 10, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:17 PM :: 11943 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. DoE Contractor Touts 'Remarkable Growth' at Nanakuli Elementary School
  2. Abercrombie Makes Third Error on Hurricane Fund
  3. Hawaii to Receive $71M from Mortgage Settlement
  4. Hawaii: Anti-Gun Bill Deferred by Senate Committee
  5. Legislators think Act 221 Scammers are Mentally Ill
  6. Abercrombie Bows to pressure, Abandons Plan to retaliate against Champley
  7. Big Cable Shifts Focus to Geothermal, Big Island
  8. HELCO Gains Decoupling Approval
  9. Lee: Mazie’s Lack of Substance Speaks for Itself
  10. Melanie Bailey: Does a School Field Trip Count as Instructional Time in Hawaii?
  11. Union Members Push $500M in CIP
  12. HGEA: Nine Mandated Sick Days Would Apply to Us As Well
  13. Off-Duty Narcotics Officer Robbed of Gun, Badge, Handcuffs at Hostess Bar
  14. Mayor told to repay wife's trip costs
  15. Bag Tax to Fund DLNR Make Work Program
  16. Future of sandalwood trees gets attention at Legislature
  17. Accountability? DoE to Demand Waiver from NCLB
  18. Leaders Split on Lawmaker Disclosure Deadline
  19. Hawaii Tax Review Commission Seeks Extension
  20. Representative Barbara Marumoto Discusses Quarantine of the Brown Tree Snake
  21. The 89-Day Plan: How Retirees Collect Full Pensions Plus New State Salaries
  22. Gay-Atheist Activists in Abercrombie Administration Targeted Alexander
  23. UH student paper prints "how to" guide to sexual positions
  24. Marine sergeant not guilty in hazing case
  25. Representative Barbara Marumoto Support Adult and Community Education Funding
  26. Supreme Court Denies Challenge to Honolulu Council Redistricting Plan
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Thursday, February 9, 2012
February 9, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:11 PM :: 7490 Views :: Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. VIDEO: US Chamber of Commerce Backs Lingle for Senate
  2. Legislature to Impose 70% Tax on Tobacco Substitute?
  3. Catholic Bishops Rep: Obama Mandate 'Hawaii Compromise' Maybe Worse
  4. Prediction Wrong: Electric rates down—not up
  5. Aina Koa Pono Up to Its Eyeballs in Retaliation Against Champley
  6. Hawaiian Electric Industries earns $138.2M in 2011, up 22%
  7. HB2689: Shake-Down Operators Split over How to Extort Money from Geothermal Development
  8. Senate Committee Advances Anti-Spiking Bill
  9. Matsumoto: We must deal quickly with underfunded retiree health fund liability
  10. Honolulu Council Budget Chair Questions Rail Department on Cost, Reasons, for Radio Blitz
  11. Fighting to Stop Honolulu's Proposed Rail Debacle
  12. DoE: Accused Child Molester Supervises His Victim During Trial
  13. Working at School Could Be Solution for DoE’s 180-day law
  14. Inside Hawaii's Juvenile Detention Home
  15. SA: Cybercrime Legislation Raises Free Speech, Privacy Issues
  16. Rep. Ward Addresses Internet Sales Tax HB1634
  17. House Defers OHA-Kakaako Bill, Will Follow Senate’s Lead
  18. Clayton Hee Pushes for Creation of Another Hawaiian Studies Center at UH Manoa
  19. HB2703: State to Mandate Agricultural Production Double?
  20. Time with Kymberly Pine - Chef Edward Kenney - Hawaii's Local Farmers
  21. Fine could rise for texting while driving
  22. Occupy Protesters try to Beat Rap
  23. Ex-police officer found guilty of sex assault is a fugitive in Morocco
  24. Porn site prompts UH to ask for tougher computer crime law
  25. Sexting could become a crime
  26. Hawaii Should Publish Government Legal Notices On the Internet
  27. Hazing trial of Kaneohe Marine so far fails to make points necessary to convict
  28. Global Cooling: Himalayas have Lost no Ice in 10 years
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Wednesday, February 8, 2012
February 8, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:45 PM :: 13435 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Rick Santorum Wins Three States -- CO, MO, MN
  2. Hawaii Catholic Conference: Obama Admin Threatens Religious Liberty
  3. Advisory Council Gives Abercrombie 12 Nominees for UH Regents
  4. Kamehameha Schools Jumps in With Act 221 Scammers
  5. Without FTA Rail Approval City Would Have Faced $9M monthly Cost Overruns
  6. California same-sex marriage ruling Gives Abercrombie Even More Excuses to Present Weak Defense against gay Marriage Suit
  7. Religious Freedom: Obama Admin May Adopt Hawaii Model as State Legislature Considers Discarding it
  8. Healthcare industry interested in reviving closed hospital facilities
  9. Representative Kymberly Pine comments on HB 1953
  10. Sick of Work? Legislature Considers Ordering Businesses to Give Everybody 9 Annual Paid Days Off
  11. Redistricting Plan May be Ready Feb 23
  12. Hawaii Lawmakers, Abercrombie Aim to Dilute Gift Rules — Again
  13. Kauai Mayor Testifies Before Closed Meeting of Police Commission
  14. Hanabusa, Hirono, Akaka Travel Log Published
  15. Hawaii Law Allows Students to Work in Schools
  16. Accountability for DoE Principals: Eight Years of Empty Talk
  17. School Bus Watch: Ed Board Establishes Action Group to Examine Costs
  18. Hundreds pay respects to fallen police officer
  19. Hawaii Land Development Corp Still Controversial
  20. Okinawa Marines going to Guam, Australia, Hawaii and Philippines
  21. Hazing trial is attributed to influence of politician
  22. $3M Emergency Appropriation for APEC Security Expenses
  23. State Proposes Absurd Tax on Electronic Cigarettes
  24. Pretending to act, Lawmakers consider Less rigorous inspections of zip lines
  25. Star-Adv Gives Space to Another Socialist UH Prof.
  26. Hawaii’s Really Scary Development Bind
  27. Penn State Child Molestation Perjurer Helped NCAA Dump Oahu Bowl
  28. Desperate Hawaii Democrats try to Make Issue of Michigan Advert
  29. Rep. Hirono Introduces Bill to Direct Feasibility Study of Ka'u Coast Designation as National Park System Unit
  30. Roseanne for Pres: A chicken in every bucket, a pie in every face
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Tuesday, February 7, 2012
February 7, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:32 PM :: 13039 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. After Carlisle Raids Sewer Funds, Feds Green light Limited Rail Construction – Rail Opponents Will NOT seek Injunction
  2. Cayetano on Rail: Inouye Doesn’t See the 800lb Gorilla in the Room
  3. Hawaii Congressional Delegation: How They Voted February 6, 2012
  4. HB2240: 50% Tax Credit for HQ Relocation to Hawaii
  5. Hoku Dodges a $50M Bullet
  6. Genetically-Modified Papaya Hits Shelves in Japan
  7. Akaku Claims Partial Victory over HB2652 cut to Public Access TV
  8. Abercrombie, Lawyers Scheme to Help Hawaii Lesbians Create gay marriage
  9. Kobayashi: Local Taxpayers Could be Stuck With the Rail Bill
  10. Solomon: OHA’s Kakaako Parcel Should be Exempt from All Land Use Regulations
  11. Case Rings Alarm Bells in Fight with Hirono over Who will Raise Taxes More
  12. With HMC Closed, 911 call could mean the difference between life and death
  13. State overpaid employees by more than $2 million
  14. Lobbyist: Retirees Weighing Down the Public Sector
  15. Gambling opponents take argument to capitol
  16. Dep. Sheriff to be Stationed at Mayor Wright 24/7/365
  17. Hawaii Lawmakers Push to Reform Gov Regent Picks
  18. Campaign spending lawsuit in judge's hands
  19. Inouye: I want the names and address of Any Who Dare Oppose Me
  20. UH threatens porn web site with legal action for using its name
  21. 9th Circuit to come to UH Manoa, Hear Longline Case
  22. Omidyar Wows White House Staffers with talk of Higher Electric Bills, Fuel Prices and Taxes—and a Legion of Brainwashed Dolts to Impose them
  23. Herkes bill seeks to give counties leeway in building codes
  24. Advocates Come Forward for Hawaiian Language Assessment
  25. Self-Help: Low Income Families Achieving Homeownership With Sweat Equity
  26. Difference Between Hawaii's Rail and Weather Forecasters
  27. Monsanto hasn’t paid him: Ritte Fights for GMO Labeling Legislation
  28. Trial for Six Occupy Honolulu Members Arrested in November Set for Wednesday February 8
  29. KIUC board candidate forums begin next week
  30. Florida ‘pill mill’ owner, family arrested on Kauai
  31. Ocean thermal energy conversion plant proposed
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Monday, February 6, 2012
February 6, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:52 PM :: 15482 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Case vs Hirono: Both Voted for Higher Taxes and War in Iraq
  2. Heritage Foundation holds First-Ever Event in Hawaii
  3. Kauai Chief Perry Victim of Retaliation by Corrupt Mayor?
  4. Hanabusa, Djou Each Start 2012 With $300K In Bank
  5. Hawaii in Afghanistan
  6. Legislators Still trying to Legalize Small Bribes
  7. Profs Like Cayetano On Rail, But Not Ready To 'Forgive and Forget'?
  8. Sewer Capacity Concerns Lead City to Oppose Bill promoting development near rail
  9. Solar Installations Lead to First of Many HECO Rate Hike Proposals
  10. Hanabusa Backs Navy Plan to Move Pearl Harbor Shipyard Work to San Diego
  11. Legislators Seek to Set Limits on Parental Discipline
  12. Cataluna: Disrespect Bill is very Un-Hip Hop
  13. Feb. 6 — At The Ledge
  14. Star-Adv Gives Progressives Space to Promote Old Worn Out Ideas
  15. Cancer: Federal Injunction Blocks Queen’s Grab for Oncology Monopoly
  16. Kauai Mayor appears to have overstepped legal authority in suspending police chief
  17. On Molokai, uneasy truce over yacht’s visits holding
  18. Identity Theft: Ticket Nightmare Exposes Gap in System
  19. Scrapped plan for marina draws criticism
  20. Star-Adv: Don't raise cost of recreation
  21. Waikiki Casino Advocates: An Unlikely Coincidence or In Cahoots?
  22. EBT Cards get 2 for 1 deal at Kauai Farmers markets
  23. Photos from Hilo March for Life
  24. Tax increase: Kona Coffee Association Wants State to Take over Borer Eradication
  25. Waikiki: Maoist Trash Defend Iranian Nukes
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Inouye-Kwock, NYT 1992

Inside the Nature Conservancy

Inverse Condemnation

Investigative Project on Terrorism

July 4 in Hawaii

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Keep Hawaii's Heroes

Land and Power in Hawaii

Legislative Committee Analysis Tool

Lessons in Firearm Education

Lingle Years

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Managed Care Matters -- Hawaii

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National Parents Org Hawaii

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No GMO Means No Aloha

Not Dead Yet, Hawaii

NRA-ILA Hawaii

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Opt Out Today

Patients Rights Council Hawaii

PEACE Hawaii

People vs Machine

Pritchett Cartoons

Pro-GMO Hawaii


Rental by Owner Awareness Assn

ReRoute the Rail

Research Institute for Hawaii USA

Rick Hamada Show

RJ Rummel

Robotics Organizing Committee

Save Dillingham Airfield

School Choice in Hawaii

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Statehood for Guam

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The Real Hanabusa

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VAREP Honolulu

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What Natalie Thinks

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