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Friday, December 2, 2022
Hilo Housing Cost Half of Statewide Median
By Selected News Articles @ 10:01 PM :: 135 Views :: Hawaii County , Hawaii Statistics

... in Hilo, the typical home is worth $341,500 - compared to the typical home in Hawaii, which is worth $636,400 ....

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Monday, November 28, 2022
US House Ethics Committee continuing investigation into Kahele campaign finances
By Selected News Articles @ 6:35 PM :: 354 Views :: Ethics, Congressional Delegation

... The report released Monday said that Kahele made "misleading statements" to the staff members with the Office on Congressional Ethics and recommended a subpoena for Kahele ....

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Saturday, November 26, 2022
Reinventing Tourism: Maui Makes Fodor's 'NO' List
By Selected News Articles @ 3:36 PM :: 1120 Views :: Maui County, Tourism

... We could kick every tourist off the island and it would do anything for Upcountry Maui water users.  But, as usual, facts don’t get in the way of Kaniela Ing’s grandstanding ....

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Thursday, November 24, 2022
The hidden story of the third Thanksgiving: 1623--giving thanks for freedom
By Selected News Articles @ 5:31 PM :: 31161 Views :: National News

Plymouth Colony Governor William Bradford called this system "communism", two hundred ninety six years before the Russian revolution....

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Saturday, November 19, 2022
Hawaii's public school enrollment decreased during the pandemic
By Selected News Articles @ 3:18 AM :: 493 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... Hawaii public schools saw enrollment drop by 4.75% from 2019 to 2022. Meanwhile, charter schools experienced a 1.85% enrollment increase ....

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Saturday, November 12, 2022
Bipartisan O‘ahu
By Selected News Articles @ 9:56 PM :: 874 Views :: Republican Party

... for the first time in years Republicans in Hawai’i gained seats in the Hawai’i State Legislature ....

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Saturday, November 5, 2022
​Fuel Completely Removed From Red Hill Pipes
By Selected News Articles @ 12:48 AM :: 434 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Military

... The Joint Task Force – Red Hill is currently in the third phase of the original defueling plan, which involves contracting out infrastructure repairs ....

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Tuesday, November 1, 2022
​Navy Proposing Red Hill Closure Plan That Allows For Potential Reuse of Tanks
By Selected News Articles @ 10:24 PM :: 627 Views

... The Navy is looking to potentially reuse the tanks ....

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Thursday, October 27, 2022
Voting Power? Hawaii Ranks 10th
By Selected News Articles @ 6:41 PM :: 649 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Hawaii Statistics, Office of Elections

... how much your individual vote counts ....

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Tuesday, October 25, 2022
CEO and President of Hawaii Shipbuilding Company Charged with Securities Fraud
By Selected News Articles @ 5:06 PM :: 1048 Views :: Jones Act, Law Enforcement, Small Business

... a decade-long scheme to defraud investors of millions of dollars in connection with Semisub Inc ....

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Tuesday, October 25, 2022
Red Hill Fuel to Stay at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickham
By Selected News Articles @ 6:12 AM :: 673 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Military

... Draining the pipelines, which have approximately 1.16 million gallons of fuel split between them, is the first step in completely defueling Red Hill ....

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Friday, October 21, 2022
Red Hill Pipeline Defueling Rescheduled After Water Main Repairs
By Selected News Articles @ 6:03 AM :: 1079 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Military

... The Navy was supposed to start unpacking fuel from three pipelines Monday, but the Friday water main break affected the systems that would be used for removing the fuel ....

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Sunday, October 16, 2022
Honolulu Among Worst Cities to Drive In
By Selected News Articles @ 9:35 PM :: 632 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... Honolulu ranks 90th of 100 cities ....

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Saturday, October 8, 2022
​Hawaii gas prices hold steady but remain among the highest in the nation
By Selected News Articles @ 5:48 PM :: 630 Views :: Energy, Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... The cost for a regular unleaded gallon of gas was $5.22 on Wednesday, the same as Tuesday's price, according to AAA ....

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Wednesday, October 5, 2022
Hawaii 2nd Highest Benefit from Food Stamps
By Selected News Articles @ 10:27 PM :: 789 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... only Alaska pays more ....

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Wednesday, October 5, 2022
Red Hill Defueling Could Take from Four Months to 30 Days, Says New Plan
By Selected News Articles @ 10:18 PM :: 546 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Military

... The DoD could begin defueling pipelines as early as this month and remove all the fuel by the end of July 2024, according to the public plan ....

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Wednesday, October 5, 2022
Hawaii 5th-Worst State Finances
By Selected News Articles @ 10:06 PM :: 737 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics

... For 2021, Hawaii had $6.5 billion to pay its bills of $24.5 billion ....

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Wednesday, October 5, 2022
Russian Hackers Target Hawaii State Computers
By Selected News Articles @ 4:56 PM :: 976 Views :: World News, Hawaii State Government, Military

... In a Telegram post Wednesday, Killnet, a notorious "hacktivist" group posted a list of several governmental websites it would be targeting in the coming days ....

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Saturday, October 1, 2022
Rising costs, construction woes hamper clean energy efforts in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 4:51 PM :: 713 Views :: Energy, Environment, Cost of Living

... obstacles in the path toward statewide elimination of fossil fuels ....

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Friday, September 30, 2022
Honolulu Ranks 112th for People with Disabilities
By Selected News Articles @ 10:13 PM :: 843 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

... The average monthly Social Security disability benefit as of August 2022 was only $1,231.80 ....

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Sunday, September 25, 2022
9th Circuit: Religious Services Allowed on Hawaii Ag Land
By Selected News Articles @ 9:57 PM :: 1164 Views :: Maui County, First Amendment, Land Use, Religion

... a Maui county commission denied the Spirit of Aloha Temple’s application for a permit to hold religious services on its ag-zoned property in Hana ....

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022
​Analysis of religious liberties ranks Hawaii 30th
By Selected News Articles @ 10:18 PM :: 926 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Religion

... The state received a score of 34% based on 29 items that formed six groups of safeguards ....

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Monday, September 19, 2022
Hawaii is the Worst State for Teachers
By Selected News Articles @ 10:25 AM :: 1116 Views

... 2022's Best & Worst States for Teachers -- Hawaii 51st ....

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Tuesday, September 13, 2022
How Much Money Gen Z Makes in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 5:05 PM :: 1233 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor

... median weekly and annual earnings for 16- to 19-year-olds and 20- to 24-year-olds ....

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Sunday, September 11, 2022
Hawaii 3rd Highest Unemployment Claims Per Capita
By Selected News Articles @ 1:23 AM :: 731 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, COVID-19

... 189 Unemployment Claims per 100,000 People in the Labor Force ....

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Friday, September 2, 2022
Legislature Paves Way for Issuance of SPRBs for Carbon Credits – Or Does It?
By Selected News Articles @ 4:46 PM :: 1364 Views :: Hawaii County , Environment, Ethics, Agriculture, Development

... there is a line item for renting four 480-square-foot units from the Four Seasons for nearly $300,000 a year ....

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Monday, August 29, 2022
Hawaii Gun Sales Per Capita Least in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 2:44 AM :: 767 Views :: Second Amendment

... In Hawaii, an estimated 11,000 guns were sold from January through July 2022 based on FBI background check data ....

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Thursday, August 25, 2022
Hawaii Ranks #1 for Student Loan Deadbeats
By Selected News Articles @ 6:32 PM :: 1155 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education, Cost of Living

... No state has a higher percentage of student-loan balances past due or in default ....

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Wednesday, August 24, 2022
The cost of employment in each state--Hawaii 7th Highest
By Selected News Articles @ 10:52 PM :: 1283 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Small Business

... How much does it cost to hire an employee in Hawaii? ....

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Saturday, August 20, 2022
Hawaii Community Colleges Ranked
By Selected News Articles @ 11:48 PM :: 1024 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

... Hawaii's six community colleges vary in quality ....

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Saturday, August 20, 2022
Hawaii: Which Counties have the longest commute?
By Selected News Articles @ 10:55 PM :: 898 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... on Oahu 10.6% of employees have a 60+ minute commute ....

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Saturday, August 20, 2022
Ninth Circuit Sends the Hawaii Concealed Carry Challenge Back Down to District Court
By Selected News Articles @ 1:10 AM :: 1318 Views :: Second Amendment

... I respectfully dissent from our failure to resolve the straightforward legal issues presented by this case. ...

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Friday, August 19, 2022
Chinese Navy intel ship spied on RIMPAC
By Selected News Articles @ 12:39 PM :: 844 Views :: Military

...Chinese intelligence monitoring of the RIMPAC exercises appears increasingly routine....

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Friday, August 19, 2022
Polls Showed Solid Support in Run-up to Hawaii Statehood
By Selected News Articles @ 12:00 AM :: 5253 Views :: Hawaii History

...Gallup first polled Americans on their support for Hawaii's statehood in 1940....

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Thursday, August 18, 2022
Hawaii Guns: Concealed Carry OK, Open Carry Banned?
By Selected News Articles @ 11:12 AM :: 1554 Views :: Second Amendment

... Hawaii Removes “Exceptional Case” Requirement for Concealed, NOT Open, Carry!? ....

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022
Death Rate for Hawaii Police Officers 13th-Highest in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 11:22 AM :: 1014 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Police

... In Hawaii, a total of six police officers have been killed on the job in the last decade, or 212 officers for every 100,000 police on the force as of 2021 - the 13th highest fatality rate ....

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022
Hawaii Homicides Double Over Last Decade
By Selected News Articles @ 11:13 AM :: 971 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement

... The 105.0% increase ranks as the fifth largest among the 44 states that reported an uptick ....

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Monday, August 15, 2022
Foreclosure Rate up 94% in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 4:41 PM :: 1107 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... In Hawaii, foreclosures rose by 94.1%, from 202 in the first six months of 2021 to 392 in the first half of 2022 .....

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Friday, August 12, 2022
It was 124 years ago today: Hawaii Becomes US Territory
By Selected News Articles @ 3:01 PM :: 19116 Views :: Hawaii History

On August 12, 1898, the United States and Spain reached a cease-fire agreement in its brief conflict over Cuba and the Philippines....

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Thursday, August 11, 2022
How the Foreclosure Rate in Hawaii Compares to the Nation
By Selected News Articles @ 5:59 PM :: 1064 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... housing market appears to be coming back to earth ....

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Thursday, August 11, 2022
Honolulu Inflation Lowest in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 5:43 PM :: 897 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living
... Consumer Price Index Change ​6.8% year over year ....
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Saturday, August 6, 2022
Honolulu Average Studio Apartment Rent $2,705
By Selected News Articles @ 7:11 PM :: 1310 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... Think your Hawaii rent is high? It probably is ....

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Saturday, August 6, 2022
Hawaii is the most difficult state to buy a home
By Selected News Articles @ 6:55 PM :: 1224 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... the average mortgage payment is 78.3% of the state's median income ....

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Saturday, August 6, 2022
Kauai: Highest car rental rates in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 6:35 PM :: 1157 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

... rental car rates at the top 100 U.S. airports for the month of August 2022 ....

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Saturday, August 6, 2022
States Where Unemployment Claims Are Decreasing the Most--Hawaii 45th
By Selected News Articles @ 6:19 PM :: 1079 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Tourism, COVID-19

... based on changes in unemployment claims for several key benchmark weeks ....

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Saturday, August 6, 2022
This Day in History: Truman Announces Hiroshima Bombing
By Selected News Articles @ 5:01 AM :: 55375 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

August 6 and 9 have been made into International Days of Anti-American historical revisionism.  So here is a look at reality as seen from first-hand sources instead of whining activists.

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Wednesday, August 3, 2022
Early Education: Hawaii Pays the Most Per Pupil
By Selected News Articles @ 9:57 PM :: 937 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

... States with the Best & Worst Early Education Systems ....

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Wednesday, August 3, 2022
Hawaii Skin Cancer Rates up 14%
By Selected News Articles @ 8:29 AM :: 1027 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

... Hawaii's 14% increase is second only to Arizona which increased 21% ....

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Monday, August 1, 2022
1853 Hawaiian Mission to Marquesan Cannibals
By Selected News Articles @ 12:01 AM :: 15399 Views :: Hawaii History, Religion

At the Marquesas Islands, Herman Melville and his friend jumped ship....

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Thursday, July 28, 2022
Hawaii -- Fewest Guns Per Capita Traced to Crimes
By Selected News Articles @ 10:13 PM :: 919 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Second Amendment

... In Hawaii, the ATF traced a total of 145 firearms in 2021 - or 10.2 for every 100,000 people, the fewest among states ....

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