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Wednesday, May 19, 2010
Lt Gov Aiona announces 1,000 summer jobs for youth
By News Release @ 6:15 PM :: 5298 Views :: Energy, Environment

HONOLULU - Lt. Governor Duke Aiona today announced more than a thousand jobs that pay $8 or more per hour are available immediately for young people, ages 14 through 23, from low-income families through the new 2010 Summer Youth Employment Program.

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Wednesday, May 19, 2010
Mufi’s Atomic Monkey Exposed: Website calls Abercrombie a “flailing gasbag”, wife “a witch”
By Andrew Walden @ 2:51 PM :: 13173 Views :: Ethics, Politicians, Rail

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Wednesday, May 19, 2010
"We’ve Come to Take Our Government Back"
By Heritage Foundation @ 11:50 AM :: 3884 Views :: National News, Ethics

Savvy liberal political strategists and worried Democratic primary voters, moreover, have had ample time to adapt to the demands of an angry and increasingly conservative electorate. Few Democrats in swing or conservative districts will run as Pelosi or Obama liberals. Instead, expect their rhetoric to morph the populism of Joe Sestak into the conservatism of Mark Critz.  As Rand Paul said last night:

I have a message, a message from the Tea Party. A message that is loud and clear and does not mince words: We’ve come to take our government back.

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Tuesday, May 18, 2010
Abercrombie team: Hannemann admin “intentionally violating Public Procurement Code”
By News Release @ 11:03 PM :: 9525 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Rail

We are reprinting excerpts from an April 23 letter to Honolulu Councilmember Ann Kobayashi from Honolulu Attorney John C. McLaren who wrote “on behalf of former Governor Ben Cayetano and other unidentified people” according to the May 6 Advertiser.  Kobayashi and Cayetano are key supporters of Neil Abercrombie.    The allegations contained in the letter have been forwarded to the State procurement office for investigation.  

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Tuesday, May 18, 2010
Chief Justice Roberts: “Kagan asked court to allow censorship”
By Selected News Articles @ 2:50 PM :: 4057 Views :: National News, Ethics

Mercy! Books Burning. by Catherine Jamieson.  Obama doubles down on book burning....

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Tuesday, May 18, 2010
The New START Threat to Missile Defense
By Heritage Foundation @ 1:37 PM :: 6401 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

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On March 26 the White House released a fact sheet on the New START Treaty. It claimed that the agreement signed by President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitri Medvedev "does not contain any constraints on testing, development or deployment of current or planned U.S. missile defense programs."

But the Russians seem to have a different interpretation of the document they signed.

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Tuesday, May 18, 2010
Lingle: Revenues up, State to issue tax refunds early
By News Release @ 11:10 AM :: 5233 Views :: Energy, Environment

As of April 30, 2010, actual tax revenue collections indicate the revenue decline for the current fiscal year will be smaller than forecasted by the Council on Revenues.  For the first 10 months of FY10, actual tax collections were down 1.0 percent.  In contrast, the Council on Revenues has forecasted negative revenue collection growth of 2.5 percent.

“The fact that the decline in actual tax collections is less than what the Council on Revenues projected is an encouraging sign,” said Governor Lingle. 

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Tuesday, May 18, 2010
VIDEO: Aiona, Finnegan team up on electric vehicles, refrigerator rebates
By News Release @ 4:05 AM :: 5438 Views :: Energy, Environment

Lt. Governor Aiona on Thursday announced at a news conference at the State Capitol that Hawai`i residents will soon be able to save money on new energy-efficient refrigerators when they replace their old models, as a result of $2 million in federal stimulus funds allocated to the State of Hawai`i to be used for Energy Star appliance rebates.

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Tuesday, May 18, 2010
Full Text: Hawaii GOP resolution calls for veto of HB444
By News Release @ 2:40 AM :: 5435 Views :: Energy, Environment

Whereas marriage is a fundamental institution of society, which must be protected and reserved for the unique and complementary union between one man and one woman; it is in the interest of the Government to accord special rights and privileges to the institution of marriage in order to foster and support marriage between one man and one woman so as to maintain society in the optimum family setting providing benefit to the couple and a father and a mother for any resultant offspring; no other human relationship provides that optimum setting for a child;

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Monday, May 17, 2010
Matsuura endorsement of Aiona underlines importance of social issues in Governor’s race
By Andrew Walden @ 2:42 PM :: 7000 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill, Energy, Environment

The Democratic Gubernatorial Primary features a confrontation between Neil Abercrombie and Mufi Hannemann.  Whether one sees this as a replay of Democrats’ 1986 Abercrombie vs. Hannemann demolition derby or as an echo of the current Case vs. Hanabusa CD1 cage fight, it is not difficult to see what Matsuura might mean by “politics or special interests.”

But what about the song?  “For the sake of the children” is a cry which has been used to justify many things.  Why might it now mean “Aiona for Governor”?

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Monday, May 17, 2010
National Dems leave Hawaii Salsa -- but no chips
By Andrew Walden @ 2:37 PM :: 6498 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

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Monday, May 17, 2010
Behind in polls, Ed Case’s manager flips out in POLITICO interview
By Selected News Articles @ 2:21 PM :: 6930 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

"Charles Djou is scared to death, desperate and knows his campaign is slipping. He's a fraud, a charlatan and the political equivalent of a 'Rick Roll' and the voters of the district can see that," said Jason Burke, Case's campaign manager....

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee announced this week that it was pulling out of the district after spending more than $250,000 on TV ads blasting Djou.

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Monday, May 17, 2010
Did the Federal Government Enable the Gulf Oil Spill?
By Heritage Foundation @ 12:11 PM :: 2829 Views :: National News, Ethics

CBS News' Chip Reid points out: "Mr. Obama's been president for nearly 16 months. Does he get at least a little piece of the blame?" Pointing to President Obama's staunch defense of Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, Reid answered his own question: "Not a bit. ... He portrayed his administration as valiantly fighting the good fight against the oil companies from day one. ...So while the president is pointing the finger of blame, he's also working hard to make sure that over time the finger doesn't do a 180."

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Sunday, May 16, 2010
Duke Aiona challenges “old guard” -- convention speech a huge media hit
By News Release @ 9:05 PM :: 5001 Views :: Energy, Environment

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Sunday, May 16, 2010
Ka’auwai: Dem Governors perpetuate broken system they created
By News Release @ 8:42 PM :: 6737 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

“It is no surprise that the three former governors would come out in full support of electing someone who would perpetuate Hawai'i’s broken political system since they are responsible for creating it.  Their encouragement to vote for any Democrat only illustrates that they want to continue the culture of wasteful out of control spending and high taxes in Washington D.C.,” stated Ka’auwai. 

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Sunday, May 16, 2010
Hilo, Pearl City teams tops in underwater robotics
By News Release @ 8:15 PM :: 4876 Views :: Education K-12

HILO, HAWAI‘I — Teams of local middle and high school students competed today using underwater robots that they designed and built over the past weeks and months.  At the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo Student Life Center Pool, students used their underwater robots, known as remotely-operated vehicles (ROVs), to navigate the precarious terrain of active undersea volcanoes in a mock setting. 

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Sunday, May 16, 2010
GOP Convention: Djou’s leadership builds enthusiasm for fall campaign
By News Release @ 11:20 AM :: 7381 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

“Charles has run a great campaign and his message bold, independent leadership is exactly what people want to hear," said Hawai'i Republican Chairman Jonah Ka’auwai.  “The state party has been an active partner with his campaign and the grassroots support has been tremendous.  It is this type of energy we will take into November and the state convention helped showcase the future of the Republican Party.” 

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Saturday, May 15, 2010
UPDATE Kalani HS: Poster trashes TEA Party as “evil”
By News Release @ 6:46 PM :: 13698 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

Anti TEA Party Poster at Kalani High

Kalani HS: Political indoctrination?

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Saturday, May 15, 2010
Democrat Sen. David Matsuura endorses Duke Aiona for Governor: Full text of Duke’s speech to GOP Convention
By News Release @ 6:26 PM :: 9808 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

HONOLULU – Joining a boisterous crowd of 700 convention delegates and grassroots supporters wearing t-shirts and waiving signs in support of Duke Aiona at the 2010 Hawai`i Republican Party State Convention, Lt. Governor Duke Aiona, the leading Republican candidate for Governor, delivered a keynote address highlighting his grassroots campaign for balanced, efficient and accountable government while setting an agenda to create jobs, improve education and strengthen the economy in Hawai`i.

In a surprise appearance, former Democratic State Senator David Matsuura introduced Lt. Governor Aiona to the supportive crowd and crossed party lines to endorse his campaign for Governor.

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Saturday, May 15, 2010
Hawaii Republican Convention meets today
By News Release @ 11:15 AM :: 5013 Views :: Energy, Environment

This year, the event will be hosted by the Hawai'i Republican Party and Convention Chairman Representative Gene Ward.  The agenda includes the adoption of a new Party Platform by Convention Delegates and remarks by Governor Linda Lingle, Lieutenant Governor Duke Aiona, Congressional candidate Charles Djou and Chairman Jonah Ka'auwai.  Elected officials, including Senator Sam Slom, Representative Lynn Finnegan and Representative Cynthia Thielen as well as several Republican candidates for offices across the state will also be in attendance.

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Friday, May 14, 2010
Djou: “Voters embracing message of fiscal discipline”
By News Release @ 9:30 PM :: 6058 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

In the third and final broadcast debate of the special election in Hawaii’s First Congressional District, Charles Djou scored a resounding victory over his two opponents.  Highlighting his campaign themes of fiscal responsibility, job creation and government accountability, Djou clearly showed why the voters in the May 22 special election have a choice between the status quo in Washington, DC, or his fresh ideas and vision for Hawaii’s future. 

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Friday, May 14, 2010
FACT CHECK: Ed Case’s Special Interests Hypocrisy
By News Release @ 9:21 PM :: 6001 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

Ed Case has hypocritically taken more than a quarter million dollars from special interests groups. Case has taken $286,476 from political action committees (PACs) and $71,500 from labor industry PACs, as of May 2, 2010.

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Friday, May 14, 2010
Republican Charles Djou Holds Cash Advantage Ahead of Special Election in Heavily Democratic Hawaii District
By Selected News Articles @ 2:03 PM :: 7337 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

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Votes are already being cast in the free-for-all special election in Hawaii's 1st Congressional District, and a Republican candidate has emerged with the most cash on hand in the campaign's final stretch.

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Friday, May 14, 2010
US Congress to go without a budget
By Heritage Foundation @ 1:38 PM :: 4104 Views :: National News, Ethics

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) once said that the "most basic responsibility of governing is to pass a budget." Yesterday it became clear that Congress has decided to shirk that responsibility, as word broke that the House likely will not pass a budget resolution for the first time since the modern budget process was created in 1974.

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Friday, May 14, 2010
CQ: Democrats May Get the Blues in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 2:55 AM :: 7877 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

...turnout has been high in the district with about 30 percent of ballots already turned in to the state elections office. According to an automated telephone survey taken May 6 and 7, 53 percent of voters had already mailed in their ballots and 45 percent of those folks reported they voted for Djou.

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Thursday, May 13, 2010
Gay Civil Unions: Mufi still refuses to oppose HB444
By Andrew Walden @ 8:02 PM :: 10364 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

When it comes to HB 444--Gay Civil Unions—Honolulu Mayor and all-but-declared gubernatorial candidate Mufi Hannemann has consistently refused to stand in opposition.

Last September, Herb Sample of the Associated Press asked Hannemann’s campaign for a comment on HB444 and other hot-button social issues.  This is what he got...

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Thursday, May 13, 2010
Can We Avoid Becoming Europe?
By Heritage Foundation @ 12:18 PM :: 3213 Views :: National News, Ethics

The Treasury Department announced yesterday that the federal deficit for April soared to $82.69 billion, more than twice the $40 billion deficit that Wall Street economists had predicted. An April deficit is rare for the federal government (there has been a surplus in 43 out of the past 56 years) and the announcement marked a record 19th consecutive month that the Treasury has posted a shortfall. Like those who said there was no housing bubble, some on the left who crave an ever larger federal government are still saying that Americans have nothing to worry about--that we can borrow and spend forever.

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Thursday, May 13, 2010
Ramsay Wharton Announces Candidacy for Congress Enters race in Second Congressional District
By News Release @ 11:18 AM :: 3131 Views :: Energy, Environment

(Kapolei, HI)- Former local television news anchor and reporter, Ramsay Puanani Wharton, today announced her candidacy for the 2nd Congressional District. She was surrounded by family and supporters as she filed her nomination papers at the Office of Elections in Pearl City.

“I’m running for Congress because our current Representative has shown little or no leadership on the key issues upon which our voters have made clear they want our Washington Representatives to focus: job creation, restraint in spending and lower taxes,” said Wharton.

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Thursday, May 13, 2010
Supreme Court Nominee Elena Kagan: "Where I grew up nobody ever admitted to voting Republican"
By Selected News Articles @ 5:17 AM :: 5170 Views :: National News, Ethics

Where I grew up — on Manhattan’s Upper West Side — nobody ever admitted to voting Republican. The real contests for Congress and the state legislatures occurred in early September, when the Democratic primary was held. And the people who won those races and who then took the November elections with some 80 per cent of the vote were real Democrats — not the closet Republicans that one sees so often these days but men and women committed to liberal principles and motivated by the ideal of an affirmative and compassionate government.

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Thursday, May 13, 2010
Now your home really is your castle: Lingle signs 2nd Amendment bills into law
By News Release @ 1:08 AM :: 7405 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

Current Hawaii law requires a homeowner to "retreat" from his or her own home when invaded by a criminal engaging in a felony. The new law establishes provisions relating to owner to felon; limited liability. Provides that any owner of any interest in real property shall not be liable to any perpetrator for any injury or death that occurs upon the real property during the course or after the commission of certain felony offenses.

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Wednesday, May 12, 2010
Poll: Djou ahead by 14 points as voters cast ballots
By Selected News Articles @ 5:27 PM :: 8297 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

More than half the respondents — 52.6 percent — had already voted. And of that group, Djou got 45 percent of the vote, one reason it's so difficult to imagine trends changing in any significant way between now and May 22….

Djou leads among voters who believe limiting government power or national security are the most important issues in the election. They are "through the roof" for Djou, Rosenthal said.

Hanabusa wins among voters who identify education as the most important issue, while Case wins among voters who pick energy independence and environmental protection.

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Wednesday, May 12, 2010
Honolulu 5th most indebted US city
By News Release @ 4:45 PM :: 13723 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

Honolulu has the fifth highest debt per capita of America’s larger cities (See list below).  Note that this debt does not include our inevitable shortfall in rail taxes, the $1.2 billion liability for secondary sewage treatment (the city lost both the suit and the appeal to EPA) or the funds needed for our roads which are some of the worst in the nation and will require billions for restoration (as opposed to the wasteful two inch overlays currently done in a hurry in order to “buy votes”).

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Wednesday, May 12, 2010
Duke Aiona announces campaign leadership team
By News Release @ 4:15 PM :: 6440 Views :: Energy, Environment

“As our campaign continues to grow, I'm adding new leaders to my core team that will help me draw upon the community to shape the next chapter in Hawai`i’s future,” said Lt. Governor Aiona. “They bring together the right mix of campaign experiences, fresh ideas and an unwavering commitment to reduce the financial burden on our working families and businesses, create jobs and improve our education system so all of our children have the opportunity to compete in a global economy based on knowledge and innovation.”

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Wednesday, May 12, 2010
Obamacare: The Road to Repeal is Well Under Way
By Heritage Foundation @ 4:08 PM :: 3161 Views :: National News, Ethics

"We have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it," Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) told us just weeks before Congress passed President Barack Obama's health care plan. Well, the nation's post-passage Obamacare education continued yesterday when the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) confirmed that the federal government will have to spend an additional $115 billion implementing the law, bringing the total estimated cost to over $1 trillion. . . .

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Wednesday, May 12, 2010
Untold story: The Racist Roots Of Gun Control Laws
By Selected News Articles @ 12:27 PM :: 4200 Views :: National News, Ethics

81-year-old Robert Hicks passed away April 13, and is remembered for being, among other things, the last known surviving member of the Deacons for Defense and Justice.

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Tuesday, May 11, 2010
Aiona to open Hilo campaign HQ
By News Release @ 7:25 PM :: 6146 Views :: Hawaii County , Politicians, Republican Party

East Hawai`i campaign headquarters will officially open its doors to the public on Thursday, May 13, at 5:00 p.m. The Lieutenant Governor will be on hand for the grand opening ceremony to deliver remarks and talk story with campaign supporters and their families at the new office, which is located at 142D Kino`ole Street at the old Hilo Hotel.

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Tuesday, May 11, 2010
KITV fact check blows hole in latest Case ad
By News Release @ 7:16 PM :: 6243 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

KITV ran a segment in last night’s 10pm news where they picked apart the latest misleading ad from the Case campaign.  Political analyst Neil Milner called the Case commercial, “fancy political footwork in the sense that it suggests a more explicit link between Case and Obama than really exists.”  Milner goes on to say “I’m not making an ethical judgment here; I am just saying it isn’t what it says it is.”

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Tuesday, May 11, 2010
GOP Platform: Panos to propose infrastructure solutions for Hawaii
By News Release @ 6:30 PM :: 5440 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

The innovative 21st Century Platform to be proposed at the upcoming convention combines the best of a conservative tradition by creating a 1-page Platform of Hawaii Republican Values along with a much more detailed Current Issues Database designed to be updated throughout the year. “This new approach allows the Hawaii Republican Party to stand firm on its values via the Platform while delivering clear positions on issues and inviting innovative solutions via the Current Issues Database”, said Platform Chair Ryan Markham, “we’re happy to see that Panos will be among the first candidates to get engaged on this exciting new approach to solving problems that have plagued Honolulu for decades”.

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Tuesday, May 11, 2010
VIDEO: New Djou Advert “Hawaii Families First”
By News Release @ 12:08 PM :: 7750 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

“Hawaii families work hard, pay their taxes and play by the rules,” said Djou. “During these tough economic times, the people of Hawaii do not need another representative who will fall prey to the demands of Washington insiders. Instead, they deserve a representative who will stand up for them in Washington and put Hawaii families first. In Congress, I will fight corruption, stop wasteful government spending and control tax increases so that the people of Hawaii may have a better tomorrow. ”

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Tuesday, May 11, 2010
Democrats on the Run in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 11:56 AM :: 8158 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

If you’re looking for a sign that Republicans’ message of fiscal responsibility and government accountability will win this November and Democrats will struggle to defend their reckless agenda, look no further than Obama's home district in Hawaii.  In the very-blue first district, a rising-star Republican candidate is leading two Democrats in a peculiar and enthralling three-way, vote-by-mail special election to fill the vacancy left by Congressman Neil Abercrombie.

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Tuesday, May 11, 2010
Djou raises $525K in April
By News Release @ 11:38 AM :: 7348 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

Djou reported raising $525,150 in the month of April from 2,983 donors.  Since his entry into the race, Charles has raised $1,217,339 from 4,680 donors.  The campaign reported having $362,711 cash on hand at the end of the reporting period.  In addition to the tremendous financial support, the Djou campaign has 4,150 Facebook fans, 1,207 Twitter followers and a volunteer list totaling over 1,100 supporters.  The Djou team has assembled one of the largest grassroots efforts the State of Hawai’i has ever seen. 

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Tuesday, May 11, 2010
Finnegan hits Abercrombie’s “empty campaign promises” on education
By News Release @ 11:05 AM :: 5420 Views :: Energy, Environment

Our state needs well thought out proposals based on a fiscally responsible budget. However, Mr. Abercrombie's proposals will amount to nothing more than empty campaign promises because he and other Democrats continue to bow to union leadership and ignore the needs of our keiki.

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Tuesday, May 11, 2010
What's Worse Than Energy Taxes? Renewable Electricity Standards
By Heritage Foundation @ 11:00 AM :: 8585 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

On March 15th, appearing with labor and environmental leaders, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa unveiled a new alternative energy plan that he said would ensure the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power would meet his goal of securing 20% of its energy from renewable sources such as wind and solar by December 31st. At the time, he claimed it would create 16,000 jobs and only raise consumer electric bills between 8.8% and 28.4%. But less than two weeks later those energy rate hike estimates had skyrocketed with the DWP saying it needed to raise rates by 37% in order to meet the renewable energy standards. Los Angeles' already shrinking business community revolted and by April Mayor Villaraigosa's plan had been soundly defeated.

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Monday, May 10, 2010
National Dems give up on Obama’s home district
By Selected News Articles @ 12:20 PM :: 7852 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

WASHINGTON — House Democrats are abandoning efforts to win a special election in Hawaii as a party feud threatens their prospects in President Barack Obama's native state.

Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee spokeswoman Jennifer Crider today said the organization would stop spending for the May 22 contest to replace Rep. Neil Abercrombie, who left Congress to run for governor.

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Monday, May 10, 2010
CENSORSHIP: ‘Progressives’ call on FCC to reclassify Internet as telephone system, take control of content
By News Release @ 10:53 AM :: 4498 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

Most of the dbte on "net neutrality" is arcane, but one fact leaps out.  If the Federal Communications Commission grabs regulatory ovesight of the Internet, it will be able to begin subtly controlling content as it does with TV nd radio broadcasts.  The Internet equivalents of radio>>>satellite shock jock Howard Stern will not be their only targets.... 

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Sunday, May 9, 2010
Finnegan announces candidacy for Lt Governor
By News Release @ 4:40 PM :: 7892 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

"I pledge to stay true to the ideals of a State government that places residents ahead of bureaucracy; supporting businesses so that they might thrive, not just survive; a public education system that puts students and families first; a clean energy economy which accelerates Hawai’i’s economic diversification and recovery; and a new vision for the 21st century Hawai‘i that places our island state on the world stage as leaders in innovation.”

“I am running for Lt. Governor because I believe we must keep Republican leadership in the Executive Branch in order to have a balanced and honest government which serves all the people of Hawai‘i.”

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Sunday, May 9, 2010
Full Text: Hawaii GOP Platform proposed in two parts
By News Release @ 4:12 PM :: 6642 Views :: Energy, Environment

In a dramatic step forward, the Committee transformed the previous 2008 platform into a “Current Issues Database” and created an entirely new one page, values-based platform based on HRP's "L.L.I.F.E. Values:" Liberty, Limited Government, Individual Responsibility, Fiscal Accountability, and Equality of Opportunity.

The Current Issues Database is an entirely new body that holds party positions on various issues and is designed to be updated on a regular basis.  This new approach allows the party to adopt both a timeless, easy to understand platform while addressing current issues in a flexible and responsive way. 

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Sunday, May 9, 2010
Hawaii's new political reality: Akaka Bill becomes an election issue
By Andrew Walden @ 3:34 PM :: 10800 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

As the Akaka Bill, S 1011, languishes before the US Senate, the Special Election Hawaii First Congressional District race marks the first time a Hawaii election has been fought between major candidates with differing views on the Akaka Bill. It is telling that the candidate who favors the bill's current version--Colleen Hanabusa--appears to be far behind.

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Sunday, May 9, 2010
Obamanomics: A Recovery Only Washington Could Love
By Heritage Foundation @ 11:26 AM :: 3373 Views :: National News, Ethics

The U.S. economy has now lost a net of 2.6 million jobs since President Barack Obama signed his $862 billion stimulus plan. We are 7.6 million jobs short of the 137.8 million he promised the American economy would support by 2010.

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Sunday, May 9, 2010
Primary, General Election: Hawaii to allow overseas, deployed military voters to fax-in ballots
By News Release @ 11:25 AM :: 8489 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News

Complete details for Hawaii military and overseas voters....

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