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Friday, April 20, 2018
Boom Over? Hawaii Construction Employment Drops
By News Release @ 2:03 PM :: 6110 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Rail

...Hawaii lost 1.9 percent of construction jobs between February and March....

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Thursday, April 19, 2018
Legislators Vote $125M for Kauai, Oahu Flooding Relief
By News Release @ 6:20 PM :: 5549 Views :: Kauai County, Military

...The funds will be allotted to the State Department of Defense for disaster relief this fiscal year for the repairs and will lapse at the end of the next fiscal year....

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Thursday, April 19, 2018
Louise Pagotto recommended to be next Kapiolani Community College chancellor
By News Release @ 1:35 PM :: 7219 Views :: Higher Education

...The effective date of the appointment is June 8, 2018....

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Thursday, April 19, 2018
Cleanest Air: Hawaii Joins Oil Rich Wyoming--'Green' California Remains Filthy and Disgusting
By News Release @ 4:09 AM :: 5156 Views :: Environment, Hawaii Statistics

... Hawaii, and oil rich Wyoming and N Dakota are among the cleanest--8 of the 10 most ozone polluted cities are in 'green' California ....

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018
LEAD: Police to Refer Homeless Offenders to Treatment
By News Release @ 9:30 PM :: 6538 Views :: Health Care, Homelessness, Law Enforcement

...The pilot is funded by the Hawai‘i Department of Health — Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division and involves a partnership between more than 30 community organizations....

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Hemp Pilot Program Begins Accepting Grower License Applications
By News Release @ 9:20 PM :: 5136 Views :: Agriculture, Drugs

...HDOA worked with federal and state drug enforcement agencies to successfully import the hemp seed varietal, Yuma, from China....

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Why OHA Needs a 12-Step Program -- Part 2
By Video @ 8:32 PM :: 3914 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Twelve Suggestions Made By You To Reform The Office Of Hawaiian Affairs.... 

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Tupola’s Hawaiian Language Resolution Unanimously Supported at the Capitol
By Rep Andria Tupola @ 6:24 PM :: 4469 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

...House Concurrent Resolution 160 (HCR160) passed unanimously in the Senate on April 17....

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Children's Health Care Hawaii Ranks 7th
By Selected News Articles @ 4:35 PM :: 3479 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...but Hawaii ranks 44th for kids dental health care....

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Our Connection to the Stars
By Joni Kamiya @ 2:35 AM :: 5496 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, OHA

...Hawaii will be set back for years with the loss of the Thirty Meter Telescope....

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Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Ige Selects Troy Hashimoto for Souki Seat
By News Release @ 7:38 PM :: 8009 Views :: Democratic Party, Maui County

... Hashimoto has served as executive assistant to Maui County Council Chair Mike White since 2011 ....

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Tuesday, April 17, 2018
April 24: Caldwell to Announce Plan to Increase traffic jams near UH campus
By News Release @ 7:12 PM :: 3305 Views :: Honolulu County

...The meeting will be held at the Washington Middle School Cafeteria, 1633 S. King Street, from 6 p.m to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24....

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Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Which Hawaii Town is Best Place to Start a Business?
By Selected News Articles @ 6:38 PM :: 4378 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

... Waipahu, Pearl City and Kaneohe are the worst ....

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Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Schatz Calls Out Party For Fundraising Off Fake News
By Selected News Articles @ 6:23 PM :: 5563 Views :: Democratic Party, Ethics, Congressional Delegation

...A Democratic senator called out the national party for a fundraising with the misleading subject line special counsel Robert Mueller was about to be “fired.”....

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Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Most Ethics-Related Bills Dead for Session
By News Release @ 6:15 PM :: 2619 Views :: Ethics

...Update on ethics-related legislation from Hawaii State Ethics Commission agenda....

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Tuesday, April 17, 2018
New study ranks Hawaii economy poorly but offers guide to ‘course correction’
By Grassroot Institute @ 5:53 PM :: 2902 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...The study, “Rich States, Poor States,” released Tuesday by the Virginia-based American Legislative Exchange Council, showed Hawaii slipping two spots from last year’s ranking....

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Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Kauai Flooding: Dozens Evacuated from Hanalei by Helicopter
By News Release @ 2:22 AM :: 4879 Views :: Kauai County, Military

...Hawai‘i National Guard has deployed two UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters, two CH-47 Chinooks, eight Zodiacs and more than 45 soldiers and airmen to support rescue efforts....

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Monday, April 16, 2018
Attorney General Suzuki Names Deputy, Assistant
By News Release @ 4:21 PM :: 4441 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Law Enforcement

...Dana O. Viola as the First Deputy Attorney General and James W. Walther as the Special Assistant to the Attorney General....

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Monday, April 16, 2018
Physician-Assisted Suicide: Some Humans are Disposable
By Heritage Foundation @ 1:15 PM :: 3928 Views :: Life

...This practice of discarding human life turns the practice of medicine upside down....

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Sunday, April 15, 2018
Not Born That Way: How Underage Gay Prostitution and Child Abuse turned Hawaii’s Top Tranny
By Selected News Articles @ 3:59 PM :: 6634 Views :: Family, Life

...Every single one of Mock’s customers from age 15-18 is a homosexual child molester.  Who will demand that ‘Janet’ Mock name them?  ‘Her’ identity begins with shielding homosexual child molesters from the police in late 1990s Honolulu....

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Sunday, April 15, 2018
220% Conveyance Tax Hike: HB207 Gut n Replace
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:00 AM :: 4592 Views :: Ethics, Taxes

...The Feds Gave You a Break? Now We, the State, Can Turn the Screws!....

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Saturday, April 14, 2018
VIDEO: How to Save $5B on Rail
By Video @ 6:21 PM :: 3610 Views :: Rail

...Clayton Hee explains in this 2-minute video....

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Saturday, April 14, 2018
Opioids and Assisted Suicide
By News Release @ 6:17 PM :: 5750 Views :: Family, Life, Drugs

...It would have been nice to see this kind of concern on "medication" intended to kill.... 

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Saturday, April 14, 2018
OHA Hit With Subpoenas After Trustees Fail to Act on LLC Reform?
By Andrew Walden @ 3:37 PM :: 4608 Views :: Ethics, OHA

... OHA Trustees were to discuss reforms of OHA’s troubled LLCs ....

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Saturday, April 14, 2018
Ray L’Heureux Launches Republican Campaign for Governor
By News Release @ 2:19 PM :: 9104 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

...Pledges to Bring Trust and Confidence back to Government with sound servant leadership....

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Saturday, April 14, 2018
State Supreme Court to Hear Molokai Ranch Water Case
By News Release @ 1:25 PM :: 8196 Views :: DHHL, Greenmail, Land Use, OHA

...Joint statement by DHHL and OHA on 1993 water use permit....

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Friday, April 13, 2018
JSC Seeks Nominees for Appeals Court, First Circuit
By News Release @ 6:08 PM :: 3092 Views :: Judiciary

...The Judicial Selection Commission is accepting applications and nominations to fill the following anticipated judicial vacancies in the State of Hawaii....

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Friday, April 13, 2018
GAO: Hawaii-Pacific Vets Wait 75 Days to Receive VA Care
By News Release @ 3:33 PM :: 5363 Views :: Health Care, Military

...veterans experienced delays related to the processing of their enrollment applications, contacting them to schedule appointments, and completing comprehensive mental health evaluations....

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Friday, April 13, 2018
Hawaii schools need flexibility, not centralization
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 2:09 PM :: 4433 Views :: Education K-12, Taxes

...At a time when many advocates of education reform are promoting greater local involvement in schools, Hawaii appears to be moving in the opposite direction....

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Friday, April 13, 2018
City Hires Private Security Guards to Protect Parks Overnight
By News Release @ 1:25 PM :: 4630 Views :: Honolulu County, Homelessness

...parks were selected for this pilot project as many are in close proximity to another park, providing for a good test comparison of effectiveness....

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Friday, April 13, 2018
TMT Board Postpones Decision on Telescope Site
By News Release @ 11:36 AM :: 5838 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...The permit application process in the Canary Islands, in La Palma, continues. The environmental impact assessment of the project has been submitted to the competent authorities and, once the document is accepted, construction permits and other authorizations will be requested....

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Friday, April 13, 2018
After Syria Chemical Attack Tulsi Gabbard Still Flacking for Russia and Assad
By Andrew Walden @ 4:32 AM :: 6075 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Military, Tulsi Gabbard

...The most popular politician in Hawaii continues to serve Chris Butler....

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Friday, April 13, 2018
Hawaii County seeks applicants for Boards and Commissions
By News Release @ 2:22 AM :: 3068 Views :: Hawaii County

...The following vacancies need to be filled....

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Friday, April 13, 2018
UH System--Legislative Session Update
By News Release @ 12:56 AM :: 3151 Views :: Higher Education

...the university will be watching conference meetings to see how they fare as agreements are made....

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Friday, April 13, 2018
Honolulu World's Best City Sanitation?
By News Release @ 12:28 AM :: 5041 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Hawaii Statistics

...Honolulu tops the City Sanitation ranking, followed by Helsinki and Ottawa in joint second, whereas Dhaka (230) and Port au Prince (231) fill the bottom places....

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Thursday, April 12, 2018
Nomination of Mark Bennett Shows Limits Of Outside Group Influence On Judges
By Selected News Articles @ 8:25 PM :: 4442 Views :: Judiciary

...one of President Donald Trump’s nominees to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals shows that conventional wisdom isn’t quite right....

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Thursday, April 12, 2018
Senate Panel Endorses Jill Otake for Bench in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 8:20 PM :: 3365 Views :: Judiciary

...The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday unanimously approved President Donald Trump’s nominee for a position on a federal court in Hawaii....

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Thursday, April 12, 2018
PEW: Hawaii, Alaska More Middle Class Than Most
By Selected News Articles @ 5:18 PM :: 2520 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...Alaska and Hawaii are the two states with the lowest concentration of wealth in the top 1 percent....

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Thursday, April 12, 2018
Does Your State Tax Manufacturing Machinery?
By Tax Foundation @ 4:38 PM :: 4490 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Taxes

...the sales tax bases in Hawaii, New Mexico, and South Dakota are incredibly broad, so it’s not surprising that they would tax these types of transactions....

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Thursday, April 12, 2018
End of Session: House Republican Bills Still Alive
By Rep Andria Tupola @ 4:11 PM :: 5527 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, Drugs

...We are three weeks away from the end of the 2018 Legislative Session....

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Thursday, April 12, 2018
Caldwell Ordered to Repay Military Personnel After Illegally Seizing Their Cars
By News Release @ 4:27 AM :: 5185 Views :: Ethics, Military

...and the establishment of a $150,000 settlement fund for other affected servicemembers, who may be eligible to receive compensation....

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Thursday, April 12, 2018
Kauai County Sues Opioid Manufacturers
By News Release @ 4:17 AM :: 5969 Views :: Kauai County, Health Care, Drugs

...litigation against manufacturers, marketers, and distributors of opioid pain medications who have irresponsibly spread this terrible epidemic....

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018
OHA Needs a 12-Step Program
By Video @ 6:46 PM :: 3935 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Is It Past Time For An OHA “Intervention?”....

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018
SB2609 Unconstitutional? Would Hide Financial Disclosures from Public
By Video @ 6:34 PM :: 2716 Views :: Ethics

“Article 14 of our Constitution requires all boards and commission members who wield significant discretionary or fiscal powers to file financial disclosure statements...."

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018
AMA: Hawaii Has Longest Life Expectancy
By News Release @ 4:01 PM :: 5473 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Drugs

...In 2016, Hawaii had the highest life expectancy at birth (81.3 years) and Mississippi had the lowest (74.7 years), a 6.6-year difference....

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Tax Freedom Day Hawaii -- April 20
By Tax Foundation @ 3:39 PM :: 3568 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...last year Hawaii Tax Freedom Day was April 19....

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Hawaii occupational licensing laws 'headed in wrong direction'
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:23 PM :: 4703 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Small Business

...Grassroot Institute president urges removal of barriers to economic mobility....

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018
House Approves 61 Bills for Final Crossover
By News Release @ 3:54 AM :: 2434 Views :: Hawaii State Government

...With two days left before the Second Crossover deadline more than 220 bills have crossed over from the House to the Senate....

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018
DBEDT: US average labor earnings higher than Hawaii
By News Release @ 12:03 AM :: 4459 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Cost of Living

...and these figures are not adjusted for cost of living....

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Tuesday, April 10, 2018
HTDC Report: After Billions in Tax Credits, Hawaii Tech Sector Still Minuscule
By News Release @ 10:54 PM :: 4739 Views :: Small Business, Tax Credits

...After all the billions we gave them, HTDC's pet 'High Tech' tax credit recipents claim a paltry $61.27M in revenues for 2017....

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