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Saturday, November 26, 2022
Builder Cancels DHHL Barbers Point Solar Project
By Andrew Walden @ 4:59 PM :: 99 Views :: Honolulu County, DHHL, Energy

"...this project is no longer financially viable under its current terms in the Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) due to changing supply chain/market conditions, regulatory delays and final interconnection costs...."

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Wednesday, November 23, 2022
Drugs, Fish, and Termites: Miske FBI Backgrounder Unsealed by Federal Judge
By Andrew Walden @ 8:35 PM :: 423 Views :: Hawaii History, Law Enforcement, Drugs

... 40 miles off the coast of Hawaii, FV Rachel attached a large amount of Methamphetamine to a Radio Frequency (RF) buoy and dropped the drugs into the ocean ....

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Thursday, November 10, 2022
General Election Results--Fourth Read and Recount Results
By Andrew Walden @ 9:00 PM :: 3578 Views :: Office of Elections

... Republicans win four new House seats and a new Senate seat ....

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Saturday, November 5, 2022
Hawaii Supreme Court: Hawaii MDs Eligible for Enhanced Medicaid Payments
By Andrew Walden @ 9:00 PM :: 1096 Views :: Hawaii County , Health Care

...  the Hawaii Department of Human Services spent seven years litigating against an honest doctor in Hilo.  They lost ....

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Sunday, October 9, 2022
Dirty OHA Contract is Model for CNHA Takeover of Tourism Marketing
By Andrew Walden @ 9:37 PM :: 2331 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, OHA, Tourism

... Ige’s March 4, 2020, COVID Emergency legalized over half of CNHA’s corruption ....

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Thursday, October 6, 2022
Federal Court Ruling: Sen. Karl Rhoads participated in Honolulu County Council Kickback scheme
By Andrew Walden @ 11:35 PM :: 15432 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Politicians

...When Honolulu County Council member Andy Mirikitani faced trial in 2001 for fraud, theft, extortion, and bribery, key testimony came from Cynthia McMillan, the wife of now-State Senator Karl Rhoads (D-Downtown Honolulu)....  

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022
Surprise: OHA secretly borrowed $2M to finance Tribal ‘Aha  
By Andrew Walden @ 6:51 PM :: 1081 Views :: Akaka Bill, Ethics, OHA

... CEO Sylvia Hussey described the purpose for paying off the debt was to bring OHA into compliance with better practice as to how it finances operations ....

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Friday, September 16, 2022
SEC Fines Bank of Hawaii in ‘Pay to Play’ Scheme
By Andrew Walden @ 11:10 PM :: 1583 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education

... A Bank of Hawaii officer oversaw major UH investment management contracts after dropping a $1000 contribution into Governor David Ige’s 2018 reelection campaign ....

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Friday, September 9, 2022
Primary Election Challenges Rapidly Rejected by State Supreme Court
By Andrew Walden @ 5:46 AM :: 1233 Views :: Office of Elections, Republican Party

... Updated rundown on Primary Election challenges being disposed of by the State Supreme Court.  Two are 'normal', the rest are not ....

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Friday, August 19, 2022
Hawaii Statehood: Tiny 1959 opposition was anti-Japanese, not anti-American
By Andrew Walden @ 12:01 AM :: 54402 Views :: Hawaii History

... Opponents of Statehood were landed aristocracy fearful of being ruled by their employees....

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Tuesday, August 16, 2022
Sunscreen: BASF Chemical is laughing at you from the homepage of the National Academies of Sciences
By Andrew Walden @ 3:09 AM :: 1499 Views :: Environment, Greenmail

... a ‘generous five-year grant’ buys some 'science' ....

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Sunday, August 14, 2022
Hawaii Primary Election Results 2022
By Andrew Walden @ 1:57 AM :: 4432 Views :: Office of Elections

... Results from Hawaii Primary Election, August 13, 2022 -- Crime Families, Drunks, Anti-Vaxxers, and a Putin Dupe ....

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Sunday, August 14, 2022
Plague, Frogs, Fire and Cracks: Eleven Years of HART Excuses
By Andrew Walden @ 12:02 AM :: 2163 Views :: Hawaii History, Rail

... HART excuses are nearly Biblical: Plague, Frogs, Fires, and Cracks -- but the real reason slipped out as COVID shut down Hawaii's tourism industry: “After Wasting Billions to Build Rail, is it worth $160 million a year to operate?” ....

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Sunday, August 7, 2022
HSTA Forced to Stop Enrolling Hawaii Teachers in Illegal For-Profit Education Scheme
By Andrew Walden @ 12:45 AM :: 2180 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics, Higher Education, Labor

... According the a July 18, 2022 letter from the US Department of Education, EGCC was illegally looting Pell Grant money to provide ‘free’ tuition ....

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Wednesday, July 20, 2022
ERS Hides $96.75M of So-Called ‘Tech’ Investments--Losses Begin to Mount
By Andrew Walden @ 9:30 PM :: 2456 Views :: Ethics, Labor, Tax Credits

... Taxpayer losses are in the billions.  Now they are grabbing for public employees’ retirement fund.  How much will retirees lose? ....

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Thursday, July 7, 2022
July 7, 1935: Moscow orders first Communists to Hawaii
By Andrew Walden @ 1:35 AM :: 42513 Views :: Democratic Party, Hawaii History, Labor

...When the USSR collapsed in 1991, long-secret archives of the Communist International were thrown open to western researchers for the first time.  Many previously unknown details of communist history have been revealed--including the 1935 Comintern orders directing Communists to begin work in Hawaii....

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Thursday, June 23, 2022
S. 2907 Federal 'Truth and Healing Commission' will dig for Bodies at Kamehameha School
By Andrew Walden @ 2:36 PM :: 1542 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii History

... Waihee operative Norma Wong -- kitted out with a spanking new Hawaiian name ‘Kawelokū’ -- was sent, June 22, 2022, to denounce Kamehameha Schools and Lahainaluna School before the Sen Brian Schatz’ Indian Affairs Committee ‘Oversight Hearing on Indian Boarding Schools' ....

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Wednesday, June 15, 2022
Secret Swearing in for Joe Logan Designed to Head Off New Questions About Special Treatment
By Andrew Walden @ 3:04 AM :: 1178 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Police

... is the protection of ‘FOP’ (friends and family of the police) so ingrained in the force that they need not hear directly from Joe Logan to know that they should let his meth addict son off the hook again and again? ....

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Tuesday, June 14, 2022
June 14, 1900: The Abolition of Slavery in Hawaii
By Andrew Walden @ 12:01 AM :: 52675 Views :: Hawaii History, Labor

Hawaii was the last place in the US to abolish indentured servitude....

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Thursday, June 9, 2022
Volta Securities Fraud: Did Latest Hawaii High Tech Fail Take a Bite out of ERS?
By Andrew Walden @ 10:05 PM :: 1160 Views :: Ethics, Tax Credits

... Securities fraud, insider trading, $26.7 M in hidden executive stock awards?  Yes.  Hawaii’s high-tech tax credit schemers are at it again ....

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Tuesday, June 7, 2022
Cocaine News Update: Is Council District 2 Reserved for Crime Families?
By Andrew Walden @ 11:41 PM :: 5932 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Politicians, Drugs

... Council Dist 2: Makua Rothman vs convicted cocaine dealer Chad Tsuneyoshi ....

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Sunday, June 5, 2022
Duke Aiona Running for Governor?
By Andrew Walden @ 3:47 PM :: 2368 Views :: Republican Party

...Will Hawaii Republicans manage to field a credible candidate for Governor?....

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Saturday, June 4, 2022
Hawaii Mission Academy Sued Over ‘White Privilege’ Attack on Hapa Girl
By Andrew Walden @ 11:22 PM :: 3235 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics

... How much money will Hawaii private school boards be willing to pay lawyers for the ‘privilege’ of pushing this latest pseudo-intellectual academic fad on their students? ....

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Wednesday, May 25, 2022
TRO Against New Police Chief’s son places him in UH Professor's spare bedroom
By Andrew Walden @ 9:56 PM :: 5162 Views :: Police, Drugs

... Logan said he planned to talk to Vanic about making him his third-in-command as a deputy chief ....

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Saturday, May 14, 2022
Joe Negeuse Appointed to Represent Hawaii Congressional District 2
By Andrew Walden @ 10:22 PM :: 2052 Views :: Ethics, Congressional Delegation

... According to an on-line biography, “Neguse and his wife Andrea live in Lafayette, CO, where they are raising their young daughter, Natalie.” ....

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Saturday, May 7, 2022
Audit: Caldwell Admin Signed off on ‘Deficient’ Building Permits for Three Years
By Andrew Walden @ 10:06 PM :: 2154 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Development

... Is there a public safety hazard?  DPP’s Michael Silva can’t say ....

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Saturday, April 23, 2022
OHA LLCs Funnel Dollars to COO, Individuals, Lawfirm
By Andrew Walden @ 9:45 PM :: 1862 Views :: Ethics, OHA

... OHA LLCs make hundreds of payments to Amazon, Best Buy, Home Depot and other retail outlets and hundreds of payments directly to named individuals ....

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Monday, April 18, 2022
SB2070: $50M for ‘thinly veiled scam’?
By Andrew Walden @ 11:02 PM :: 1777 Views :: Environment, Ethics, Agriculture

... When a couple of penny-stock touts, one of whom is listed in the Panama Papers, team up to sell timber futures and carbon credits what does the Legislature do? ....

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Saturday, April 16, 2022
Will Legislators loan $50M to a drunken rave promoter?
By Andrew Walden @ 8:01 PM :: 2327 Views :: Ethics

... Karamatsu Bonds have been a legislative perennial ever since he got two DUI’s while spiraling down from Vice Speaker of the House to working in Keith Kaneshiro’s corruption-riddled Honolulu Prosecutor’s office and promoting rave parties ....

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Monday, April 11, 2022
DPP Scandal Spreads to Liquor Commission?
By Andrew Walden @ 5:18 AM :: 2814 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics

... On March 7, 2022, Co-Vice Chair of Honolulu Liquor Commission, Darren Y Lee, resigned ‘effective immediately’ .... 

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Sunday, April 3, 2022
Sylvia Luke Buys Lt Governorship by Giving Lots of Money to HSTA
By Andrew Walden @ 9:15 PM :: 1888 Views :: Labor, Politicians

... HSTA priority bills clear House Finance Committee to full House, Senate votes ....

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Thursday, March 31, 2022
Corruption Reforms: What They Left Out
By Andrew Walden @ 11:51 PM :: 1133 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government

... The purpose of the Commission is to dissipate reform energy in order to preserve the status quo. ... 

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Friday, March 25, 2022
Prince Kuhio's Fight to Americanize Hawaii
By Andrew Walden @ 12:01 AM :: 29598 Views :: DHHL, Agriculture, Hawaii History, Land Use

...the homestead associations he championed in his first decade of service were multi-ethnic groups seeking the fee-simple ownership of land promised in the Hawaii Organic Act....

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Thursday, March 24, 2022
Anti-Telescope Leaders Oppose HB2024 -- 'Bill does not provide any benefits'
By Andrew Walden @ 5:49 AM :: 1618 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

"...Thi$ Bill DOE$ NOT provide for any benefit$, or any procedure for $uch benefit$ to tran$fer to the beneficiarie$...." -- Anti-Telescope Protest Leaders

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Wednesday, March 23, 2022
HART: Recovery Plan Does Not Exist (yet)
By Andrew Walden @ 10:21 PM :: 1187 Views :: Rail

..."We submitted a Recovery Plan to the FTA, proposing to amend the Full Funding Grant Agreement" (not quite) ....

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Friday, March 18, 2022
House Committees Refuse to Hear SB2422 -- Bill Would Have Ended Foster Care Abuse Coverups
By Andrew Walden @ 7:47 AM :: 3781 Views :: Family, Judiciary, Labor, Law Enforcement

... In the House, Speaker Saiki gave SB2422 SD2 a triple referral to kill it off ....

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Wednesday, March 16, 2022
Cocaine News: Councilwoman Heidi Tsuneyoshi Obtains Divorce -- After Trying to Keep Case Records Secret
By Andrew Walden @ 11:52 PM :: 14894 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, First Amendment, Judiciary, Drugs

... the only declared Hawaii Republican gubernatorial candidate to previously hold elected office has divorced her cocaine-dealer husband ....

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Thursday, March 10, 2022
Honolulu ‘Ethics’ Commission: Kealoha Investigations Closed, Lets go After Tupola
By Andrew Walden @ 2:10 PM :: 2790 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, COVID-19

... Honolulu ‘ethics’ function--covering up for the big sharks while spearfishing manini to make it look like they are doing something ....

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Tuesday, February 22, 2022
OHA Does not Back HB2024: Wants to Make Money from Telescopes
By Andrew Walden @ 8:03 AM :: 2175 Views

... Mauna Kea should be handed over to us .... We will make money from tolls, tours, and telescopes ....

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Friday, February 18, 2022
Chief Investigator: State Attorney General Refusing to Indict Government Corruption Cases
By Andrew Walden @ 1:06 PM :: 4125 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Law Enforcement

"The CLFCU unit was to spearhead the criminal prosecution of White Collar and government corruption crimes. So far, completed cases that were sent to the unit have not been forwarded for indictments and are held in abeyance for no reason." -- Chief Investigator Daniel Hanagami

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Thursday, February 10, 2022
Naming Names: Who Will Cullen and English Rat Out?
By Andrew Walden @ 6:21 AM :: 5914 Views :: Honolulu County, Kauai County, Maui County, Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Law Enforcement

... In the federal system the little fish eats the big fish.  We've got a menu .... 

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Wednesday, January 12, 2022
How Many Legislators Were Partying With Sharon Har During COVID Shutdown?
By Andrew Walden @ 2:29 PM :: 6450 Views :: Ethics, Judiciary, Law Enforcement

... Alm’s subpoena of credit card records and video from the AnyPlace Lounge in Rep Sharon Har’s recently-dismissed DUI case ....

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Saturday, January 8, 2022
Red Hill: BWS Smokes out Congress?
By Andrew Walden @ 10:16 PM :: 2788 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Military

... BWS statements have become increasingly apocalyptic.  Just don’t ask them to get specific ....

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Sunday, December 26, 2021
Can We Beat COVID Without Lockdowns?
By Andrew Walden @ 2:11 AM :: 2750 Views :: Honolulu County, COVID-19

... If Hawaii follows the same pattern as South Africa, we should experience increasing COVID cases until around New Year’s, followed by a sharp decline .... 

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Thursday, December 23, 2021
HPD officer arrested after Niu Valley shooting 
By Andrew Walden @ 9:26 PM :: 2007 Views :: Honolulu County, Police, Second Amendment

... It was reported to us that the officer's (personal) AR-15 was dropped and discharged a round. This round then struck another occupant (relative) in the same home ....

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Wednesday, December 15, 2021
Hawaii Ethics and Audit Function at Lowest Level in Years
By Andrew Walden @ 3:41 AM :: 3124 Views :: Hawaii County , Honolulu County, Kauai County, Maui County, Ethics, Hawaii State Government

... This proves there is much more corruption to be ferreted out--and the crooks know it ....

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Tuesday, December 7, 2021
Forgotten Honouliuli: Jack Burns, Police Spy
By Andrew Walden @ 12:01 AM :: 30881 Views :: Democratic Party, Hawaii History, Military, Police

“It was (his) work as as head of the HPD’s Espionage Bureau that lay the foundation for Burns’ later political success in Hawaii.”  

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Sunday, December 5, 2021
OHA Report: Graft is ‘Courageous and Commendable’
By Andrew Walden @ 3:50 AM :: 2453 Views :: Kauai County, Ethics, OHA

... OHA is seeking a new ‘Auditor’ willing to generate a report that will condemn the CLA Audit as “inflammatory statements” and “lies” ....

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Friday, November 19, 2021
Extreme Stinginess? A look at Accused Waimanalo Child Killers’ Bankruptcy Case
By Andrew Walden @ 12:49 AM :: 4884 Views :: Family, Law Enforcement

... the Kalua’s bankruptcy submissions reveal $111K annual income -- but they are alleged to have duct-taped their adopted children's mouths shut to keep them from sneaking food ....

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Wednesday, November 17, 2021
State Democratic Party Chair Announces Plan to Avert Anti-Vaxxer Takeover of Party
By Andrew Walden @ 4:42 AM :: 2660 Views :: Honolulu County, Democratic Party, COVID-19

... Tyler Dos Santos Tam wants to have his candidacy and keep his Chairmanship too ....

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