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Monday, September 18, 2017
Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted September 18, 2017
By Congress.org @ 4:46 PM :: 2590 Views :: Congressional Delegation
  • Senate: Fiscal 2018 Defense Authorization
  • Senate: Patenaude Nomination – Confirmation
  • Senate: Fiscal 2018 Defense Authorization
  • House: Criminal Gang Members
  • House: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations
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Monday, September 18, 2017
Report: Hawaii Health Insurance Jumps by Avg of $341
By News Release @ 2:54 AM :: 4281 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Cost of Living

... Only five states had statistically significant increases in single coverage premiums 2015 to 2016 -- Hawaii is 5th ....

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Sunday, September 17, 2017
Why America's Missile Defenses Might Not Work Against North Korea
By Selected News Articles @ 5:41 PM :: 3299 Views :: Military

...it would be extremely difficult—and would compromise the defenses of populated areas....

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Sunday, September 17, 2017
Legislature with U R Missing
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:01 AM :: 3306 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government

...there is "supposed to be" opportunity for participation....

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Saturday, September 16, 2017
Hawaii Uninsured Rate Drops 4.36% Since 2010
By Selected News Articles @ 3:21 PM :: 3273 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...Change in Uninsured Rate Between 2010 & 2016 -- -4.36%....

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Saturday, September 16, 2017
Help Stop CNHA Grab for Charter School Funds
By Selected News Articles @ 2:16 PM :: 6244 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics, OHA

...Please Attend The Next Office Of Hawaiian Affairs Board Meeting On Thursday, September 21st At 10 AM At OHA Headquarters....

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Friday, September 15, 2017
Nominees Sought: Four UH Regents
By News Release @ 5:10 PM :: 2808 Views :: Higher Education

...All terms begin July 1, 2018....

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Friday, September 15, 2017
Hawaii GOP Calls on Schatz to Return Money
By News Release @ 4:52 PM :: 4081 Views :: Ethics, Congressional Delegation

...Schatz is one of a handful of Democrat lawmakers who have received generous campaign donations from Menendez....

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Friday, September 15, 2017
AG Chin: How a lobbyist for Corrections Corporation of America became the Left’s darling
By Selected News Articles @ 2:47 PM :: 4641 Views :: Politicians

...Progressives are easily fooled....

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Friday, September 15, 2017
Jones Act Waivers Prove Need for Reform
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 2:19 PM :: 2381 Views :: Jones Act

The very fact that such waivers are standard in emergencies reveals something that the Jones Act lobby doesn't want people to understand....

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Friday, September 15, 2017
GAO: Pearl Harbor Shipyard in Bad Shape
By Selected News Articles @ 2:56 AM :: 3158 Views :: Military

...The Navy's 4 public shipyards are in bad shape, and it will take 19 years to restore their facilities, study says....

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Friday, September 15, 2017
Bloomberg: After Irma, America Should Scrap the Jones Act
By Selected News Articles @ 2:30 AM :: 2691 Views :: Jones Act

...The century-old law restricting trade between U.S. ports is a costly failure....

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Friday, September 15, 2017
Census: Hawaii Highest Rents in USA
By News Release @ 2:19 AM :: 2976 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

The U.S. Census Bureau released income, poverty, health insurance, housing and other data from its American Community Survey (ACS) for 2016 on September 14, 2017....

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Friday, September 15, 2017
BLNR Telescope Hearing Set for Sept 20
By News Release @ 1:59 AM :: 4846 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, OHA

...This is not a public hearing and members of the public will not be allowed to testify, argue, or otherwise present to the BLNR....

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Friday, September 15, 2017
Is Hawaii Safe in Light of North Korea's Missile and Nuclear Tests?
By Rep Gene Ward @ 1:36 AM :: 2849 Views :: Military

...Friday, September 15 from 12pm to 1:30pm Plaza Club, Honolulu....

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Thursday, September 14, 2017
Hawaii GE Tax Highest Sales Tax in USA on Per Capita Basis
By Tax Foundation @ 4:36 PM :: 3652 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Hawaii and North Dakota collect the most in statewide sales tax per capita at $2,090 and $1,835 respectively....

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Thursday, September 14, 2017
Council yanks ‘forensic’ from rail audit
By Grassroot Institute @ 1:51 PM :: 4341 Views :: Ethics, Rail

...the Honolulu City Council unanimously approved Resolution 17-199 to audit the rail for financial cost overruns, but watered down language that would’ve made the audit “forensic.”....

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Thursday, September 14, 2017
Am Samoa: Feds Settle with StarKist
By News Release @ 1:15 AM :: 3625 Views :: Environment, Small Business

...StarKist will pay a $6.3 million penalty and provide emergency response equipment to the American Samoa Department of Public Safety, Fire Services Bureau....

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Mauna Kea: It All Came Down to Money
By Video @ 6:03 PM :: 4945 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education, OHA

...He Didnʻt Do It Because Of His Respect For Mauna Kea, But Rather For Something Else....

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Hawaii Weed Stores to Go Cashless Oct 1 (sort of)
By News Release @ 11:59 PM :: 5783 Views :: Law Enforcement, Small Business, Drugs

...Cash Transaction Will Continue under New ‘Cashless’ System....

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017
AG Chin Defeats Parents of Disabled Children (again)
By News Release @ 11:55 PM :: 3161 Views :: Education K-12

...plaintiff alleged that the staff at Koko Head Elementary School excluded her four-year old son from participating in class and discriminated against him....

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Hawaii Risks Loss of Federal Funds to Force Abortion on Churches
By Selected News Articles @ 6:10 PM :: 14667 Views :: Family, First Amendment, Life

...federal law does not allow states that receive federal funding to force pro-life healthcare professionals to act against their conscience or religious beliefs....

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Monday, September 11, 2017
Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted September 11, 2017
By Congress.org @ 4:21 PM :: 2916 Views :: Congressional Delegation

Senate: Fiscal 2017 Disaster Supplemental Appropriations, Debt Limit, Continuing Appropriations
House: Emergency Hurricane Harvey Supplemental Appropriations
House: Fiscal 2017 Disaster Supplemental Appropriations, Debt Limit, Continuing Appropriations

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Monday, September 11, 2017
Travel Ban: Supreme Court Slaps Down 9th Circuit
By Selected News Articles @ 3:35 PM :: 3635 Views :: National News

...Justice Anthony Kennedy acted quickly on the government’s request: This afternoon he stayed the lower court’s ruling and ordered the challengers to respond by noon tomorrow....

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Monday, September 11, 2017
Hawaii DoE Sued over Sept 11 "Lockdown Drill"
By Selected News Articles @ 2:21 PM :: 3473 Views :: Education K-12

...An abusive lockdown drill in which a masked man threatened a middle-school classroom with a hammer left the entire class in tears....

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Monday, September 11, 2017
Rail Taxtrophe
By Shirlene Ostrov @ 1:47 PM :: 2914 Views :: Republican Party

...We are gearing up for a battle to elect more Republicans to office in 2018....

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Monday, September 11, 2017
9-11 We Will Never Forget
By News Release @ 1:40 PM :: 3612 Views :: Military, Republican Party

...September 11, 2001 and September 11, 2012....

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Sunday, September 10, 2017
How to fix health care in Hawaii
By Grassroot Institute @ 5:28 PM :: 3054 Views :: Health Care

...foster greater competition among doctors, hospitals, drug companies and insurance companies, by simplifying the regulatory environment....

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Sunday, September 10, 2017
Rail: Heads We Win, Tails You Lose
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:01 AM :: 4661 Views :: Rail, Taxes

...The special session rail bill, SB 4, provides that if the Foundation wins and the State is ordered to refund money to the City, then the State will scoop the same amount of money from the City’s share of transient accommodations tax....

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Saturday, September 9, 2017
How Much Does Your State Collect in Corporate Income Taxes Per Capita?
By Tax Foundation @ 11:59 PM :: 4197 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Taxes

...in FY 2015, the corporate income tax only comprised 5.3 percent of state tax collections....

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Saturday, September 9, 2017
The Power of School Choice
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 7:58 PM :: 3619 Views :: Education K-12, OHA

...This was my first back to school experience at the Kualapu‘u Public Conversion Charter School on the island of Moloka‘i....

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Saturday, September 9, 2017
Hirono Spews Anti-Catholic Bigotry in Senate Hearing
By Selected News Articles @ 4:51 PM :: 5171 Views :: First Amendment, Religion

...“Are you or have you ever been …. ”

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Saturday, September 9, 2017
BLNR Approves Boating Rule Changes
By News Release @ 4:08 PM :: 4186 Views :: Hawaii State Government, OHA, Small Business

...The rule changes cover a spectrum of boating and ocean recreation uses, such as: commercial use and parking permits and fees; commercial marine operations and tours....

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Saturday, September 9, 2017
Supreme Court: Aquarium Fisheries Sacrificed on Altar of Tourism
By Selected News Articles @ 3:50 PM :: 5003 Views :: Environment, Small Business

...The purpose of the Supreme Court is to give the enviros whatever they ask for.  Why?  Because the enviros are agents of the State’s #1 industry—tourism and land development....

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Saturday, September 9, 2017
Caldwell to Meet With Rail Car Manufacturer
By News Release @ 3:35 PM :: 2953 Views :: Rail

... to  discuss the current status of the Honolulu rail project. He will meet with representatives from Hitachi, Seibu, and Tokyu Corporation ....

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Saturday, September 9, 2017
Hurricane Irma: Hawaii Red Cross Volunteers Heading to Florida
By News Release @ 3:22 PM :: 4195 Views :: National News, Republican Party

...I will be going as part of the Red Cross Shelter Management Team.  We’ll be setting up and managing a shelter for Florida families affected by Hurricane Irma....

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Saturday, September 9, 2017
Honolulu to hold 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony
By News Release @ 3:15 PM :: 7580 Views :: Honolulu County, National News, Military, Police

...The ceremony will be held on Monday, September 11, beginning at 10 a.m. in front of the Eternal Flame Monument on the front lawn of Honolulu Hale featuring Honolulu’s first responders and airline representatives....

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Saturday, September 9, 2017
U.S. waives Jones Act before Hurricane Irma hits
By Grassroot Institute @ 2:18 PM :: 3020 Views :: Jones Act

...Grassroot Institute of Hawaii praises waiver to help hurricane victims....

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Friday, September 8, 2017
Enrollment: DoE Down 1% -- Charter Schools up 5%
By News Release @ 11:41 PM :: 3069 Views :: Education K-12

...Department announces 2017-18 enrollment figures for public and charter schools....

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Friday, September 8, 2017
Hawaii taxes block prosperity
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 10:40 PM :: 2964 Views :: Taxes

Confucius said to the ruler: So long as when you get richer, the poor get richer....

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Friday, September 8, 2017
DoH Cancels Flu Vaccinations at Dozens of Oahu Schools and All Private Schools
By News Release @ 3:51 PM :: 3675 Views :: Education K-12, Health Care

...the State can pay billions for Rail but it can't pay thousands for vaccinations....

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Friday, September 8, 2017
Rumors and Rage: When Good Conservation Sounds Bad
By Selected News Articles @ 1:13 PM :: 4783 Views :: Kauai County, Environment

...The Kauai Garden Isle's inflammatory headline shouted “POISON DROPPED” in inch-high letters....

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Friday, September 8, 2017
Reso 17-199: Will Honolulu Council Back Rail Audit?
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 12:41 PM :: 3777 Views :: Ethics, Rail

...the most recent version of the proposed resolution requests an “independent forensic audit” of HART operations and contract awards....

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Friday, September 8, 2017
Travel Ban: 9th Circuit Court Rules Against Trump (again)
By Selected News Articles @ 3:08 AM :: 3068 Views :: National News

...The celebration may be short-lived however, as the Supreme Court will take up the legality of the travel ban with oral arguments slated for Oct. 10....

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Thursday, September 7, 2017
Hawaii Braces for High Costs of Renewable Energy Mandates
By Selected News Articles @ 11:42 PM :: 5004 Views :: Energy, Environment, Cost of Living

...HECO has acknowledged rates could rise by more than 44 percent when PSIP is fully implemented....

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Thursday, September 7, 2017
2017 Hawaii ACT Scores 4th Worst in USA
By News Release @ 5:46 PM :: 3847 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

...Hawaii ACT Composite score beats only Nevada, Mississippi, and South Carolina coming in 4th-worst in the USA....

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Thursday, September 7, 2017
Dropping college enrollment shows Americans are no longer buying the college lie
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 12:01 AM :: 3937 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...University of Hawaii college enrollment has plummeted by 15 percent in just six years, from a high of 60,300 students in 2012 to 51,300 as of 2017....

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Another OHA Trustee Caught Red-Handed
By Video @ 5:22 PM :: 6040 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education, OHA

... How stupid does Peter Apo think we are? ....

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017
HDOT Sitting on $505M of Unspent Federal Funds
By News Release @ 5:10 PM :: 3896 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Rail

...In two and a half years we have successfully reduced the pipeline from nearly $750 million to $505 million....

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Hawaii Sues Trump over DACA
By News Release @ 5:07 PM :: 3743 Views :: National News, Hawaii State Government

...Sen. Dianne Feinstein suggests DACA is on shaky legal ground....

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