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Tuesday, April 7, 2009
Honolulu Council Race: fake resumes
By News Release @ 4:08 PM :: 6232 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

In the report, Mr. Holmes questions Mr. Anderson's claim in a television advertisement that Anderson was former Councilwoman Barbara Marshall's senior aide for six years. Two former senior advisers to Marshall have also claimed this statement to be inaccurate. 

In 1999, Mr. Holmes was unable to explain why he could not produce documentation of graduate and undergraduate degrees from the University of Iowa, despite his claim that he earned both a bachelors and master degree from the university.  The University of Iowa has said that Holmes was a former student for three semesters, but earned no such degrees.

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Tuesday, April 7, 2009
Duke Aiona on Ceded Lands: High Court decision leaves no winners
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 2:33 PM :: 7453 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

The recent U.S. Supreme Court decision regarding ceded lands should not be looked at in terms of “winners” or “losers.”  Rather, it should serve as a clear reminder that we, as a community, must commit to reaching a fair and lasting resolution on ceded lands.  Despite the disappointment being felt by some, the U.S. Supreme Court decision does not in any way affect our Administration’s ongoing commitment to the Native Hawaiian community.

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Monday, April 6, 2009
Hilo rallies for telescope
By Andrew Walden @ 8:00 PM :: 8342 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail

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Monday, April 6, 2009
Karen's Law passes Senate Judiciary Committee
By Karen Ann Hunt @ 6:57 PM :: 7967 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

Karen’s Law, HB819 HD2SD2 was heard in the Senate Judiciary and Government Operations Committee today. Chair Brian Taniguchi passed out Karen’s Law. However he amended the law to only include murder in the first degree.

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Sunday, April 5, 2009
One stop from Baghdad: Saddam Hussein's 1982 Honolulu attack
By Selected News Articles @ 4:38 PM :: 13122 Views :: Energy, National News, World News

As Pan Am Flight 830 descended toward Honolulu and passengers finished their breakfast, a blinding burst of light washed over them. And then, "BOOM!"

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Sunday, April 5, 2009
Aloha: North Korea's Detailed Missile Flight Plan
By Selected News Articles @ 10:15 AM :: 9205 Views :: Energy, National News, World News

Flight plan filed by North Korea shows missile heading straight for Hawaii. 

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Plus latest updates from Japan, Korea, and NORAD....

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Saturday, April 4, 2009
NK missile launches: Not shot down
By Selected News Articles @ 7:44 PM :: 7798 Views :: Energy, National News, World News

BBC: North Korea had "ignored its international obligations, rejected unequivocal calls for restraint, and further isolated itself from the community of nations", Barack Obama said in a written statement.  (And he stamped his feet....)

(No word on how close it came to Hawaii or Alaska)

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Thursday, April 2, 2009
Hawaii Island Chamber of Commerce backs Telescope
By News Release @ 9:02 PM :: 7882 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail

The Hawai`i Island Chamber of Commerce, Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Hawaii, and Kanoelehua Industrial Area Association unite to support the passage of the Office of Mauna Kea Management’s (OMKM) Comprehensive Management Plan (CMP).   We need the vocal majority to show that we support the plan! 

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Thursday, April 2, 2009
Senate Judiciary Committee to hear Karen's Law
By Karen Ann Hunt @ 8:02 PM :: 6457 Views :: Maui County, Energy, Environment

Karen’s Law is scheduled for a hearing before the Judiciary and Government Operations Committee this Monday April 6 at 10:00am in conference room 016.

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Thursday, April 2, 2009
Gov. Lingle, LtGov Duke Aiona, Mayors, tourism industry leaders urge Pres. Obama to support business travel
By News Release @ 12:41 PM :: 8287 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

“In this period of economic downturn when our government and businesses are striving to restore economic stability, the last thing we should do is implement policies or encourage behavior that jeopardize any industry, especially one that has such far-reaching impact on communities across America,” Hawai‘i officials wrote in the letter.

The increased scrutiny of business travel for companies that have received emergency funding as part of the federal government’s economic recovery efforts has caused increased downturn in business and convention travel nationwide. 

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Thursday, April 2, 2009
Governor’s Budget: "Sensible and Realistic"
By Willes Lee @ 11:53 AM :: 5057 Views :: Energy, Environment

Increasing taxes on families and small business during a recession only compounds the pain people are already feeling and makes recovery more difficult.

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Thursday, April 2, 2009
Maui News: Rep Joe Bertram in court supporting Maui child molester
By @ 8:38 AM :: 15692 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Energy, Environment

State Rep. Joe Bertram III urged leniency Wednesday for a Makawao man who was sentenced for using the Internet to arrange sexual contact with someone he thought was a 14-year-old girl, saying the defendant shouldn't be sent to prison for an "imaginary crime." ...

"He showed up at the Maui Mall that day," Martin said. "To him, this was not imaginary. This was real." In an October 2007 online chat, Marcantonio talked about how "he had done this before" with a 15-year-old Oahu girl, Martin said.

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Wednesday, April 1, 2009
Obama's Birth Certificate: Why the controversy won't go away (hilarious)
By Selected News Articles @ 7:48 PM :: 22057 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

ED NOTE: Front Page Magazine today posted the Hawai`i Free Press article "Barack Obama, born in Hawaii"--debunking conspiracy theories swirling around Barack Obama's Hawaii birth certificate.  The following was posted by an anonymous commenter "DadBode" in the comments section and we thought it was so spot-on and funny that it deserves wider exposure.  For readers working in State offices who have taken birth-certificate-related phone calls, this should be of special interest. 

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Wednesday, April 1, 2009
Legislature asks to intervene in support of Superferry reconsideration
By News Release @ 6:46 PM :: 4646 Views :: Energy, Environment

The Hawai‘i State Legislature has filed a Motion for Leave to File an Amicus Curiae Brief in the case Sierra Club v. Department of Transportation (Supreme Court No. 29035), commonly referred to as Sierra Club II, or the Superferry case. A motion by the state for the Hawai‘i Supreme Court to reconsider the Court’s earlier ruling in the case is currently pending. If the Legislature’s motion is granted, the Legislature would be permitted to file a brief stating its position regarding questions presented in the case, and seeking clarification of key issues.

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Wednesday, April 1, 2009
Supreme Court ruling shields Hawaiian Homelands and ceded lands revenue
By Andrew Walden @ 1:56 PM :: 18313 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

The high court’s reading of legal precedent gives special protection to a state’s Admission Act. And in the case of Hawaii this means special protection for Hawaiian Homelands and the designation of ceded lands revenues for five specific purposes. The high court thus undermines two of the three key public arguments for the Akaka Bill.

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Wednesday, April 1, 2009
OHA's Ceded lands grab shifts to Legislature
By Andrew Walden @ 9:39 AM :: 9194 Views :: Akaka Bill, Land Use, OHA

Here's a complete round up of all the legislative moves and all the lies being told today...a day when almost every "not surprised" Hawaii Democrat is admitting they have been lying through their teeth for the last 15 years...and not a single interviewer is calling them on it. 

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