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Friday, October 21, 2016
Hawaii Proves Solar Power’s Dependence on Subsidies
By Selected News Articles @ 10:51 PM :: 5305 Views :: Energy, Tax Credits

After Hawaii’s lucrative net metering program ended last October, the solar industry in the state lost about 450 jobs. Total employment now is just above 600....

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Friday, October 21, 2016
California Homeless Man Gets Flown to Live With Family in Hawaii
By News Release @ 7:31 PM :: 3819 Views :: Homelessness

...Gabriel has been homeless in Vacaville for quite some time....

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Friday, October 21, 2016
Reduce Poverty and Homelessness by Creating Wealth
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 6:55 PM :: 3589 Views :: Homelessness

Everyone agrees that we need to do something about Hawaii’s homeless situation…and that’s part of the problem....

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Friday, October 21, 2016
Djou Launches New Ad as Absentee Ballots Arrive in Mailboxes
By Rep Charles Djou @ 3:37 PM :: 4692 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians

...Absentee ballots started arriving at homes Wednesday, October 19....

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Thursday, October 20, 2016
Video: The Town That Privatized Everything
By Grassroot Institute @ 10:58 PM :: 4011 Views :: Health Care

“We’ve never even heard of a publicly run hospital.”

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Thursday, October 20, 2016
New Commuting Data: Same Old Trends
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 10:52 PM :: 3791 Views :: Rail

Drive-alone remains the choice of slightly over three-fourths of all commuters....

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Thursday, October 20, 2016
Professor Used UH Email System to Harass Rival
By Selected News Articles @ 8:24 PM :: 9078 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education, GMOs

...the writer described the location of where the Professor’s wife liked to bike, terrorizing her enough to become afraid of staying home alone. They even went to Craigslist....

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Thursday, October 20, 2016
Time-of-Use Rates Punish Evening Consumers with 55% Rate Hike on Oahu
By News Release @ 3:32 AM :: 5528 Views :: Energy, Cost of Living

Here's how the rates will compare with current residential rates....

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Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Transportation Department Ripping Down Campaign Signs
By News Release @ 11:41 PM :: 4461 Views :: Ethics, First Amendment

In the last month alone, Highways Maintenance staff have removed more than 200 signs....

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Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Hawaii Democrats Move to New HQ
By News Release @ 11:11 PM :: 4685 Views :: Democratic Party

...This is a plastic-free event with vegetarian options available....

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Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Republican Party: Vote ‘No’ on all 20 Honolulu Charter Amendments
By News Release @ 10:38 PM :: 5544 Views :: Honolulu County, Republican Party

And here is the rationale for each "NO" vote....

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Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Court: Caldwell’s Property Tax Scheme Illegal
By News Release @ 10:17 PM :: 5775 Views :: Honolulu County, Taxes

...Residential A Property Tax Classification Ruled Unconstitutional....

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Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Profitable: $22M Funneled to ‘Nonprofit’ Tied to OHA Chair
By Video @ 6:37 PM :: 6158 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics, OHA

...OHA Chair’s Charter School Gets Seven Times More Than All Other Charters Combined....

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Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Six More Fined for HI-5 Violations
By News Release @ 10:13 AM :: 3520 Views :: Environment

...for failure to submit payments and reports required of beverage distributors by the State’s Deposit Beverage Container law....

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Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Broken Trust Levinson Set up for Gay Marriage Revenge Round with SHOPO
By News Release @ 4:54 PM :: 8868 Views :: Ethics, Family, Labor, Law Enforcement, Police
SHOPO President Tenari Maafala … testified that he would never enforce a law requiring same-sex marriage.  “You would have to kill me,” he told lawmakers....
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Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Ige Appoints Darrel Galera to BoE
By News Release @ 4:30 AM :: 3976 Views :: Education K-12

Galera replaces Jim Williams who resigned from the board last month....

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Monday, October 17, 2016
Analysis: One Party System Leaves Hawaii Voters Among Least Powerful in 2016 Election
By Selected News Articles @ 9:00 PM :: 4931 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Office of Elections

...voters’ choices for senators in swing states hold much more power because they determine which political party controls the Senate....

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Monday, October 17, 2016
Life Changers
By Joni Kamiya @ 8:47 PM :: 5757 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

...via Skype at the Voice of Farmers event held concurrently during the Monsanto Tribunal at The Hague....

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Monday, October 17, 2016
City accepting Grants in Aid applications
By News Release @ 6:00 PM :: 4646 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics

...Did you make campaign contributions this year?....

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Monday, October 17, 2016
Constitutional Amendments and Honolulu Charter—Pro and Con
By News Release @ 4:07 PM :: 11219 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii State Government

From League of Women Voters, October, 2016....

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Sunday, October 16, 2016
Lessons from the Farm
By Joni Kamiya @ 4:53 PM :: 4787 Views :: Agriculture

...spend hours on your feet putting stickers on thousands of papayas....

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Sunday, October 16, 2016
DBEDT: Real Estate Investment Trusts in Hawaii--Analysis and Survey Results
By News Release @ 4:52 PM :: 4697 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

42 REITs were identified operating in Hawaii....

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Sunday, October 16, 2016
DBEDT Launches Small Business Regulatory Review
By News Release @ 4:23 PM :: 4077 Views :: Small Business

Small Business Regulatory Review Board (SBRRB) announces the newly created “Regulatory Review Card.”....

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Sunday, October 16, 2016
Auditor: HART, Sludge, Grants, and P-Card Investigations Sidelined
By News Release @ 4:13 PM :: 5503 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Rail

This report provides the Honolulu City Council with an update on the activities of the Office of the City Auditor....

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Sunday, October 16, 2016
Squirreling Away More Funds for the Zoo
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:01 AM :: 4511 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Taxes

In March, the Honolulu Zoo was denied re-accreditation by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) for the first time in its 100-year history....

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Saturday, October 15, 2016
The Health Financing Crown Wears Heavy on the Insurers’ Heads
By Grassroot Institute @ 11:03 PM :: 3238 Views :: Health Care

Some have argued that health insurance is “not insurance”....

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Saturday, October 15, 2016
OHA Candidate Forum Kapolei Middle School Monday
By Selected News Articles @ 6:37 PM :: 3435 Views :: OHA

Monday October 17 at 7PM, Kapolei Middle School ....

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Friday, October 14, 2016
How much money are we "tipping" the government?
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 10:23 PM :: 5231 Views :: Ethics, Rail, Taxes

...the habit the state Department of Taxation has of keeping the money that is left over after they process the rail surcharge....

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Friday, October 14, 2016
Charter Amendment #4 on Rail – What’s Not in the Booklet
By Natalie Iwasa @ 10:22 PM :: 4349 Views :: Rail

Voters should have received the 2016 Charter Amendments booklet this week....

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Friday, October 14, 2016
DLNR: Fishing Fleet Labor Law not our Kuleana
By News Release @ 8:41 PM :: 5344 Views :: Labor, Small Business
“The petition’s amendments appear to focus on labor issues that are not part of DLNR’s jurisdiction.”
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Friday, October 14, 2016
Am Samoa Tuna Canneries Shutting--Again
By News Release @ 3:51 PM :: 4970 Views :: Environment, Small Business

Due to a complex series of factors, including a long history of poorly thought out and misguided government policies, we find ourselves at a crossroads....

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Friday, October 14, 2016
HIDOT Touts $548M Unspent Federal Money as 'Significant Accomplishment'
By News Release @ 3:17 AM :: 5370 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

As of the end of Fiscal Year 2016 Hawaii’s Pipeline balance is $548 million....

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Thursday, October 13, 2016
HD34: Jaci Agustin Recognized as a Race To Watch in 2016
By News Release @ 10:19 PM :: 6283 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

The individuals highlighted are well-respected local leaders hailing from 16 states, who serve their communities as educators, small business owners, grassroots activists, and more....

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Thursday, October 13, 2016
Djou: My Plan To Create More Affordable Housing
By Rep Charles Djou @ 7:51 PM :: 4845 Views :: Honolulu County, Cost of Living

I've met so many young people on the campaign trail, who graduated from college, work hard, and are still unable to buy their first home....

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Thursday, October 13, 2016
Rep. McDermott Files a Class Action Lawsuit on behalf of Campbell HS Children
By News Release @ 6:58 PM :: 5227 Views :: Education K-12

...pushed to brink by the lack of urgency, inattention, and lethargic attitude of the named government officials....

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Wednesday, October 12, 2016
PR Disaster: Stryker Wiener Behind New OHA Policy Gagging Trustees
By Video @ 5:57 PM :: 6726 Views :: Ethics, First Amendment, OHA

People Laughed When They Heard OHA Had Hired A PR Firm To Improve Its Image.  The Laughter Soon Stopped When The Firm Recently Moved To Shut Down All Dissent....

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Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Why did Governor Ige get an F for fiscal policy?
By Grassroot Institute @ 11:15 AM :: 4134 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

In total, Governor Ige increased spending by $1.8 billion since he took office....

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Wednesday, October 12, 2016
How not to turn a ferry system into a rail boondoggle
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 11:12 AM :: 2391 Views

...a feasibility study for a new inter-island ferry....

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Wednesday, October 12, 2016
2016 Hawaii elections: proposed amendments, part 2
By Rachelle Chang @ 11:09 AM :: 4031 Views :: Honolulu County

This week, I’m plunging into the 20 proposed amendments in Honolulu County....

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Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Hawaii Cellphone Tax 14.32%
By Tax Foundation @ 10:17 PM :: 4314 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

Excessive taxes and fees, especially regressive per-line taxes, impose a disproportionate burden on low-income consumers....

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Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Hawaii Republican Party Endorses Akina for OHA
By News Release @ 10:08 PM :: 4808 Views :: OHA, Republican Party

All State of Hawaii registered voters, regardless of ethnicity, have the right and duty to vote for OHA trustees....

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Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Pension Reform? Fiscal responsibility is key to improving state's economy
By Grassroot Institute @ 10:03 PM :: 5590 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Health Care

...administration will seek to both accelerate state payments into the Employee Retirement System pension fund and establish new rules for dealing with the privatization of government operations....

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Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Caldwell Hypocritical -- Ducks Another Debate
By News Release @ 7:25 PM :: 5634 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians

After having just demanded a live debate, Kirk Caldwell now refuses to debate Charles Djou on Olelo public television....

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Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Kapolei & Pearl City HS advance to 2017 VEX World Robotics Championship
By News Release @ 12:00 AM :: 4666 Views :: Education K-12

Eighty-eight student robotic teams from Hawaii, California, China, and Taiwan participated in the fast-paced and fiercely competitive event....

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Monday, October 10, 2016
Honolulu Rail: From $4.6 B to $8.6 B In Eight Years. Now What?
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 11:50 PM :: 4626 Views :: Rail, Taxes

An average family of five would have to pay more than $1,000 per year just to complete rail....

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Monday, October 10, 2016
Caldwell Lays an Egg
By Rep Charles Djou @ 5:14 PM :: 4664 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics

"...what could he possibly provide in an hour a month that’s worth $299,000 to Territorial other than political influence?"

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Monday, October 10, 2016
Do Hawaii's special-interest-controlled politicians really want a hospital on Maui?
By Jan Shields RN @ 1:26 PM :: 4276 Views :: Health Care

...Maui residents fly over to Oahu, bring thousands of our medical dollars there....  It is a guaranteed income for Oahu hospitals....

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Monday, October 10, 2016
Clinton: Phony Anti-Fracking Groups are Russian Plot
By Selected News Articles @ 1:00 PM :: 4867 Views :: Energy, Environment

...it turns out that Hillary Clinton confirmed this fact in a private speech to tinePublic on June 18, 2014....

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Sunday, October 9, 2016
Does the Electorate Reflect the Population? Hawaii Ranks 43rd
By Selected News Articles @ 6:26 AM :: 4826 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Office of Elections

Election history reveals a perpetually glaring problem....

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Sunday, October 9, 2016
2016’s Fastest Growing Cities—Honolulu Ranks 467th
By Selected News Articles @ 6:00 AM :: 3875 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics

...analysts compared 515 U.S. cities of varying population sizes based on 14 key indicators of rapid economic growth....

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