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Saturday, October 31, 2020
Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted October 31, 2020
By GovTrack .us @ 11:41 PM :: 1619 Views :: Congressional Delegation

... bills introduced and votes in Congress for week ending Oct 31, 2020 ....

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Saturday, October 31, 2020
Auditor Slams "Rush to get COVID Money out the door without proper scrutiny"
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 10:33 PM :: 2728 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, COVID-19

... last-minute “spend-for-the-sake-of-spending” mentality ....

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Saturday, October 31, 2020
COVID Count 68 new cases out of 4,234 tests
By News Release @ 8:51 PM :: 2078 Views :: COVID-19

... 8 new hospitalizations, 3 new deaths, 1.6% positive ....

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Saturday, October 31, 2020
Waihee: Hawaii Secession Possible if Trump Reelected
By Audio @ 8:19 PM :: 5199 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA, Politicians

..."What they're talking about now is not to justify it, but to present a vision of what it would look like if it happened."....

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Friday, October 30, 2020
COVID Count 94 new cases out of 4,171 tests
By News Release @ 7:10 PM :: 1426 Views :: COVID-19

... 7 new hospitalizations, 1 new death, 2.3% positive ....

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Friday, October 30, 2020
Federal PVSA is pilau
By Grassroot Institute @ 6:43 PM :: 2345 Views :: Jones Act, Tourism

... As Hawaii struggles to rebuild its economy following the COVID-19 lockdown, we are faced with big questions about the future of our tourism industry. ...

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Friday, October 30, 2020
Hawaii Among Only Seven States to Tax Groceries
By Tax Foundation @ 12:59 AM :: 2355 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Tax Treatment of Groceries, Candy, and Soda Can Get Tricky....

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Thursday, October 29, 2020
Will Hawaii's emergency lockdowns ever be declared illegal in court?
By Grassroot Institute @ 10:01 PM :: 2731 Views :: COVID-19

... The state Constitution says emergency proclamations expire after 60 days, but Hawaii now is in its eighth month of lockdown ....

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Thursday, October 29, 2020
COVID Count 77 new cases out of 4,854 tests
By News Release @ 7:05 PM :: 1526 Views :: COVID-19

... 9 new hospitalizations, 2 new deaths, 1.6% positive ....

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Thursday, October 29, 2020
September: 18,686 Visitors
By News Release @ 6:37 PM :: 1915 Views :: Tourism, COVID-19

...In September 2020, a total of 18,868 visitors traveled to Hawaii by air service, compared to 736,155 in September 2019....

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Thursday, October 29, 2020
Who Needs DoT? Private Management Can Take Over Dillingham Airport
By News Release @ 6:23 PM :: 2440 Views :: Small Business, Tourism

...three management companies have been identified that could take over airport administration from the Department of Transportation....

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Thursday, October 29, 2020
Obamacare Marketplace Opens Nov 1
By News Release @ 11:00 AM :: 1844 Views :: Health Care

... Federal Marketplace Open Enrollment Period Begins Nov. 1 and continues until Dec. 15 for Health Insurance Coverage to Begin January 2021 ....

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Thursday, October 29, 2020
Here's Who to Vote for at OHA
By Video @ 3:49 AM :: 2537 Views :: Ethics, OHA

... YES To Those Who Stand For Truth & Transparency ....

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Thursday, October 29, 2020
'Connected vehicle sensors' to Watch Big Island Roads
By News Release @ 3:41 AM :: 1871 Views :: Hawaii County

...anonymously collecting data from Bluetooth-enabled devices in passing vehicles....

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020
COVID Count 62 new cases out of 4,393 tests
By News Release @ 9:12 PM :: 1469 Views :: COVID-19

...  8 new hospitalizations, no new deaths, 1.4% positive ....

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020
VIDEO: Akina, Alapa Launch TV Ads in OHA Races
By Video @ 6:31 PM :: 1924 Views :: OHA

... Reelect Keli’i Akina for OHA at-Large Seat ... Elect Luana Alapa for Molokai-residential OHA Seat ....

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020
OIP Proposes Permanent Virtual Meeting Legislation
By News Release @ 5:56 PM :: 1591 Views :: Hawaii State Government

...a permanent change to the Sunshine Law that would allow, but not mandate, boards to conduct “virtual” online public meetings, while continuing to require at least one physical meeting location where people ... could still testify and participate in person....

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Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Maui Liquor Comm Selects Son to Replace Father as Director
By News Release @ 11:25 PM :: 2363 Views :: Maui County, Ethics

... Really Obvious Question: Would the son expose any wrongdoing committed under the father? ....

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Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Hawaii COVID Travel Testing Expands to Japan
By News Release @ 11:22 PM :: 2110 Views :: Tourism, COVID-19

... State announces 21 trusted testing partners in Japan ....

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Tuesday, October 27, 2020
COVID Count 66 new cases out of 4,122 tests
By News Release @ 8:01 PM :: 1576 Views :: COVID-19

... 6 new hospitalizations, 3 new deaths, 1.6% positive ....

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Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Lanai: Entire Island on COVID Lockdown
By News Release @ 6:56 AM :: 2220 Views :: Maui County, COVID-19

...Lanai residents and visitors may leave home or their place of lodging for only essential work and essential activities....

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Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Operation “Shine the Light” Recovers Five at-Risk Teens
By News Release @ 3:12 AM :: 4943 Views :: Family, Law Enforcement

...There are a number of custodial interference, child endangerment, and trafficking investigations ongoing....

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Tuesday, October 27, 2020
20 Years Prison for Mortgage Fraudster Targeting Hawaii
By News Release @ 3:00 AM :: 1868 Views :: Law Enforcement

... Williams marketed a fraudulent mortgage debt reduction scheme to distressed homeowners, who were mostly non-native English speakers in the Filipino immigrant community in Hawaii ....

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Tuesday, October 27, 2020
FCC Grants DHHL WiFi Spectrum Licenses
By News Release @ 2:52 AM :: 1930 Views :: DHHL

...the Department now has permission to utilize a portion of the 2.5 GHz band to deliver wireless broadband to rural homestead communities on Kauaʻi and in Maui County....

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Monday, October 26, 2020
Lawsuit: HPD Officer Arrests Kid After Fight with Son
By News Release @ 11:27 PM :: 4266 Views :: Honolulu County, Education K-12, Law Enforcement, Police

... J.R. was being bullied by an HPD officer’s son. One day in November 2018, J.R. was forced into a fight with the officer’s son at school. The next day, that same HPD officer showed up to J.R.’s school, and—in full view of teachers and students—arrested J.R. ....

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Monday, October 26, 2020
Hawaii gets 13 more weeks of unemployment
By News Release @ 11:19 PM :: 2845 Views :: Economy, Labor, COVID-19

... Federal-State Extended benefits begin Tuesday, Oct. 27 for Hawaii workers who have exhausted their state and federal jobless benefits ....

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Monday, October 26, 2020
Remember when U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye led the charge for Jones Act reform?
By Grassroot Institute @ 10:36 PM :: 2607 Views :: Hawaii History, Jones Act

... “If you are going to get the cost of living down … you are going to have to get the Jones Act amended.”  -- Alaska Gov. Walter Hickel, speaking to the Hawaii Chamber of Commerce, Sept. 12, 1967 ....

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Monday, October 26, 2020
Pension Debt: Hawaii Among 5 Worst
By News Release @ 10:19 PM :: 2955 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, Labor

...Five states continue to carry elevated long-term liability burdens above 20% of personal income in fiscal 2019, including Illinois (at 27% of personal income), Connecticut, New Jersey, Hawaii and Alaska. For all of them, pensions remain the driver of elevated liabilities....

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Monday, October 26, 2020
1960: Hawaii Sends Two Slates to Electoral College
By Selected News Articles @ 9:37 PM :: 13844 Views :: Hawaii History

... How Vice President Richard Nixon handled Hawaii's disputed electoral votes in 1960 ....

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Monday, October 26, 2020
COVID Count: 38 new cases
By News Release @ 9:25 PM :: 1625 Views :: COVID-19

...two new hospitalizations, no new deaths, 1.1% positive....

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Monday, October 26, 2020
Witch? Hirono Duck Test Joke Punished by Facebook
By Selected News Articles @ 4:11 AM :: 4861 Views :: Congressional Delegation, First Amendment

... “Senator Hirono Demands ACB Be Weighed Against a Duck to See if She Is a Witch” ....

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Sunday, October 25, 2020
Hawai'i Tourism Reopening Strategy: Make COVID Positivity Numbers Look Good
By Andrew Walden @ 10:08 PM :: 3290 Views :: Tourism, COVID-19

... on Oct 7, the HawaiiCOVID19.com ‘dashboard’ added 131,999 new tests to the total ....

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Sunday, October 25, 2020
COVID Count: 121 new cases
By News Release @ 6:45 PM :: 1463 Views :: COVID-19

... no new hospitalizations, no new deaths, 2.6% positive ....

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Sunday, October 25, 2020
Making Up for Budget Shortfalls
By Tom Yamachika @ 6:00 AM :: 2311 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Taxes

...we have a state budget hole of more than 2 billion dollars....

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Sunday, October 25, 2020
Ethics: DCCA Audit Examiner likes Nobu, Suntory, Hihimanu
By News Release @ 1:53 AM :: 2550 Views :: Ethics

... What does an Audit contract cost in Hawaii?  The Hihimanu Sushi meal was $669 but Nobu was only a measly $500 ....

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Sunday, October 25, 2020
Sexual Preference: Senator Hirono’s Double Standard
By Selected News Articles @ 12:50 AM :: 3811 Views :: Congressional Delegation

"... Oh, stop it. The world is in flames ...." -- Mazie Hirono

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Sunday, October 25, 2020
Ige 45th: ALEC Ranks Governors
By News Release @ 12:23 AM :: 2276 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics

...Laffer-ALEC Report on Economic Freedom: Grading America’s 50 Governors....

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Saturday, October 24, 2020
Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted October 24, 2020
By News Release @ 11:38 PM :: 1586 Views :: Congressional Delegation

... bills introduced and votes in Congress from GovTrack.us ....

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Saturday, October 24, 2020
COVID Count: 90 new cases out of 4,163 tests
By News Release @ 10:36 PM :: 1918 Views :: COVID-19

... 8 new hospitalizations, 3 new deaths, 2.1% positive ....

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Saturday, October 24, 2020
How We Found Low-Income Hawaiians Were Left Behind by the Homesteading Program
By Selected News Articles @ 7:22 PM :: 1782 Views :: DHHL

... In three of the past five years, the awards fell into the single digits. ...

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Saturday, October 24, 2020
To Reclaim Ancestral Land, All Native Hawaiians Need Is a $300,000 Mortgage and to Wait in Line for Decades
By Selected News Articles @ 7:14 PM :: 2537 Views :: DHHL

... the homes have proved too expensive for many applicants ....

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Saturday, October 24, 2020
Honolulu GOP Chair Violated Federal Hatch Act
By News Release @ 12:00 PM :: 2972 Views :: Ethics, Military, Republican Party

...Navy Employee Fined, Debarred from Federal Service for Numerous Hatch Act Violations....

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Saturday, October 24, 2020
State Business Tax Climate Index--Hawaii Ranks 37th
By Tax Foundation @ 3:18 AM :: 1923 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... how different states' tax codes compare with the 18th edition of our State Business Tax Climate Index ....

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Saturday, October 24, 2020
Hawaii Energy Consumption During Lockdown
By News Release @ 2:57 AM :: 2471 Views :: Energy, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... commercial and industrial use down sharply, residential use up ....

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Saturday, October 24, 2020
Prison for Natural Supplement Makers Behind Wave of Liver Damage, Death in Hawaii
By News Release @ 2:09 AM :: 2572 Views :: Health Care, Law Enforcement

...CDC identified 97 people with acute non-viral hepatitis in an outbreak that began in Hawaii—72 of whom reported exposure to an OxyElite Pro branded product....

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Saturday, October 24, 2020
Coast Guard to Deploy More Fast Response Cutters to West Pacific
By News Release @ 1:53 AM :: 1833 Views :: Military

... The new generation of Fast Response Cutters will conduct maritime security missions, such as fisheries patrols, enhance maritime domain awareness and enforcement efforts in collaboration with regional partners ....

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Saturday, October 24, 2020
Hawaii Hits 99.9% Complete in 2020 Census
By News Release @ 12:57 AM :: 1632 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... As of the end of data collection for the 2020 Census, 99.9% of housing units and addresses have been accounted for in Hawaii ....

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Friday, October 23, 2020
Ige Names Todd Eddins Supreme Court Justice
By News Release @ 11:59 PM :: 3360 Views :: Judiciary

...The seat had been vacant since Associate Justice Richard W. Pollack retired in June 2020....

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Friday, October 23, 2020
Chief Justice Appoints Stephanie Char Fifth Circuit District Family Court
By News Release @ 11:54 PM :: 3470 Views :: Kauai County, Judiciary

... Char has been with the Office of the Public Defender since 2003 and was named Supervising Deputy Public Defender in the Kauai office in 2017 ....

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Friday, October 23, 2020
Rail and Bill 80 two peas in a pod
By Grassroot Institute @ 7:43 PM :: 2836 Views :: Honolulu County, Labor, Rail, Tourism

...Two examples of the old way of thinking, both in Honolulu....

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