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Wednesday, June 3, 2020
Republicans Contest Only About Half of Legislative Races
By News Release @ 2:52 PM :: 1469 Views :: Republican Party

"...the most legislative candidates the Hawaii Republican Party has had in several election cycles...."

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Tuesday, May 26, 2020
GOP: Did Honolulu Council Act Illegally on Rail in 2011?
By Shirlene Ostrov @ 7:47 PM :: 3331 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Rail, Republican Party

... Earlier this month, the Hawaii Republican Party’s (HRP) Chairwoman Ms. Shirlene Ostrov sent a letter to Chief Daniel Hanagami, Special Agent, Office of the State Attorney General, who is investigating Honolulu’s Light Rail Project ....

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Monday, March 9, 2020
Crossover: Republican Legislative Update
By Brett Kulbis @ 3:56 AM :: 1761 Views :: Republican Party, Taxes

...Legislators propose to pile on the taxes....

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Monday, March 2, 2020
Hawaii Republican Legislative Update
By Brett Kulbis @ 9:11 AM :: 1804 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

...Thursday March 5th is the 2020 Legislative session first crossover....

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Monday, February 10, 2020
Legislative Session Week Three in Review
By Brett Kulbis @ 3:24 PM :: 1786 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

...from the Honolulu Republican Party....

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Monday, February 3, 2020
Andria Tupola Announces Run for Council District 1
By Rep Andria Tupola @ 5:06 PM :: 2910 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians, Republican Party

...Former Representative, Andria Tupola announced today that she will be running for City Council District 1....

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Monday, February 3, 2020
Week 2 at the Legislature
By Brett Kulbis @ 3:06 AM :: 1925 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

... from the Honolulu Republican Party ....

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Monday, January 27, 2020
This Week's Legislative Hearings
By News Release @ 3:22 PM :: 1752 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

... List of present and future hearings ....

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Friday, January 24, 2020
Week One: 4,161 Bills and Resolutions Introduced in Legislature
By Brett Kulbis @ 3:50 PM :: 1971 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

...4,161 bills and resolutions (including carry-overs from 2019) have been recorded as of January 20, 2020....

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Saturday, December 21, 2019
Campaign Spending: John Carroll Declines to Seek Criminal Charges Against Eric Ryan
By Andrew Walden @ 2:20 AM :: 2320 Views :: Ethics, Republican Party

... Respondents reported a monthly charge of $14.65 to Netflix on 6/19/18, 7/17/18, and 8/17/18 for “online research” ....

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Hawaii GOP Cancels Caucus, Binds Delegates to Trump
By Shirlene Ostrov @ 10:02 PM :: 2592 Views :: Republican Party

...Hawaii GOP Will Bind all its 2020 Convention Delegates to Presidential Candidate Donald J. Trump....

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Rep Cynthia Thielen will not run for Reelection
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 1:05 AM :: 2806 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

"...I thank all of you for 30 wonderful years...."

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019
9/11 Truthers Meet the Birth Certificate Brigade
By Andrew Walden @ 4:05 AM :: 15713 Views :: Republican Party, Obama

“…I LOVE a group of hapless morons who are turning the GOP into the party of tinfoilhat nutters who only have conspiracy theories about birth certificates...." --poster on Democratic Underground

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Thursday, June 13, 2019
Bill 31 Dead: No Sanctuary City
By Brett Kulbis @ 4:00 PM :: 5774 Views :: Honolulu County, Law Enforcement, Republican Party

...“There really is no support. You’d think that Hawaii would kind of be the center for immigration issues.  But I guess if it’s deemed a ‘sanctuary city,’ that’s not well-received.”....

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Sunday, June 9, 2019
​25 Republicans Elected to Honolulu Neighborhood Boards
By Brett Kulbis @ 8:28 PM :: 3478 Views :: Honolulu County, Republican Party

...down from 44 elected in 2017....

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Monday, May 13, 2019
Hawaii Republican Convention Reelects Ostrov Chair
By Brett Kulbis @ 5:56 PM :: 2631 Views :: Republican Party

...With an overwhelming majority of the votes State Chair Shirlene Ostrov was re-elected for another two years. With the same overwhelming majority of votes or by acclimation her hand picked slate of candidates were also elected....

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Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Senators, Developers Set for Hong Kong-Singapore Junket
By Rep Gene Ward @ 12:17 AM :: 8720 Views :: Ethics, Politicians, Republican Party

...From May 21-30, 2019, a delegation comprised of State Senators and local housing developers will visit Singapore and Hong Kong....

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Monday, May 6, 2019
Hawaii Republican Party Convention Set for May 11
By News Release @ 12:34 PM :: 2584 Views :: Republican Party

...the following is a list of the candidates running for Party office....

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Friday, May 3, 2019
House Republican Caucus: Session Mostly Notable for Marijuana Legislation
By News Release @ 5:35 PM :: 3700 Views :: Republican Party, Drugs

...2019 Legislative Session – Notable Bills....

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Friday, May 3, 2019
Republicans: Hirono an Embarrassment
By Brett Kulbis @ 5:31 PM :: 4477 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Republican Party

...“Senator Hirono predictably demonstrates a clear pattern of malicious and abhorrent behavior towards anyone and everyone associated with President Trump,” stated Kulbis....

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Monday, April 1, 2019
Honolulu Republicans Reelect Brett Kulbis Chair
By News Release @ 12:37 PM :: 3418 Views :: Honolulu County, Republican Party

"...With two newly-elected Republican legislators on Oahu in 2018, we are really beginning to turn things around....”

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Saturday, March 23, 2019
Hawaii GOP Speaker Cleared of Hatch Act Violation
By Selected News Articles @ 4:08 PM :: 3332 Views :: Ethics, Republican Party

"...Because you provided the Party with advance notice that the restrictions on the use of your official title and during the speech you asserted that you were speaking in your personal capacity, we believe that the Party acted without your permission...."

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Sunday, March 17, 2019
Legislative Preview: Week 9
By News Release @ 8:42 PM :: 3048 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

...This is our last opportunity to provide public testimony to the committees hearing the bills....

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019
HB118: Republicans Explain Vote to Kill Rail Audit
By Shirlene Ostrov @ 6:08 PM :: 3511 Views :: Rail, Republican Party

..."Repeals the requirement that the Auditor conduct an annual review of certain rapid transportation authorities in the State." -- HB118 ....

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Monday, March 11, 2019
Legislative Preview: Week 8
By Brett Kulbis @ 5:28 PM :: 3032 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

...Last week was cross over, 524 Senate Bills and 498 House Bill passed third reading in their respective chambers....

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Monday, March 4, 2019
Legislative Preview: This Week's Bills on the Move
By News Release @ 2:29 AM :: 3004 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

...Crossover is the deadline for bills to pass third reading in order to move (or “crossover”) to the other chamber....

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Gallup: Trump Approval 26% in Hawaii—Lowest in USA
By News Release @ 4:12 AM :: 4407 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Politicians, Republican Party

...In order to get to the 270 electoral votes needed to win the presidency, Trump would have to win all but one or two of the states in which his 2018 approval rating was between 41% and 49%....

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Monday, February 25, 2019
This Week's Legislative Agenda
By Brett Kulbis @ 5:37 PM :: 2897 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

...your testimony is needed....

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Monday, February 18, 2019
Legislative Preview: This Week's Bills on the Move
By Brett Kulbis @ 5:46 PM :: 3042 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

...Legislative Hearings Week 5....

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Friday, February 15, 2019
Honolulu GOP Chair Brett Kulbis Running for Reelection
By Brett Kulbis @ 3:38 AM :: 2751 Views :: Republican Party

...my intent is to run for re-election as the chairman of the Honolulu County Republican Party at our county convention next month....

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Sunday, February 10, 2019
Legislative Preview: This Week's Bills on the Move
By Brett Kulbis @ 6:54 PM :: 3307 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

...Legislative Hearings Week 4....

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Monday, February 4, 2019
Legislative Preview: This Week's Bills on the Move
By Brett Kulbis @ 11:19 AM :: 2999 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

...Legislative Hearings Week 3....

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Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Republicans Call for Testimony on Bills
By Brett Kulbis @ 5:25 PM :: 4693 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii State Government, Office of Elections, Republican Party

...It is up to us to voice concerns and to make our voice heard.... 

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Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Rep Thielen: Power, Drugs and Imminent Danger Top Concerns
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 5:07 PM :: 5130 Views :: Military, Republican Party, Drugs

...Rep. Cynthia Thielen's bills this Legislative session....

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Tuesday, January 29, 2019
House Republicans Call on DHS to Reverse Philippine H-2 Visa Ban
By News Release @ 10:52 PM :: 3598 Views :: National News, Republican Party

..."As we speak, a special meeting is taking place at the White House asking for Hawaii to be exempted from this ban," said Rep. Gene Ward....

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Opening Day: Be an Effective Citizen-Activist
By Brett Kulbis @ 4:33 PM :: 2637 Views :: Republican Party

...This is my continuing effort to keep you informed of our progress and to provide information as we change the political landscape on Oahu....

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Opening Day Speech: What is a Loyal Opposition?
By Rep Gene Ward @ 4:00 PM :: 3142 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

...We will be faithful and committed to the needs of the people of Hawai‘i, and to the agenda that you set out as the Majority – but we ask that your agenda conform to the generally accepted principals of free markets, free people void of government shackles, and greater prosperity for all the people of Hawai‘i....

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Saturday, January 12, 2019
Candidates Already Lining up to Run for Gabbard's Congressional Seat
By Andrew Walden @ 12:15 AM :: 7250 Views :: Democratic Party, Congressional Delegation, Office of Elections, Politicians, Republican Party

...Within hours of Rep Tulsi Gabbard's presidential campaign announcement, the first hat is thrown into the ring for Hawaii CD2....

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Thursday, January 10, 2019
State Supreme Court Declares Fevella the Winner--LoPresti Leaves us with One More Weird Story
By Brett Kulbis @ 1:42 PM :: 4775 Views :: Ethics, Republican Party

...The Hawaii Supreme Court declared a Republican victory for Senator Kurt Fevella in the 2018 General Election for State Senate District 19....

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Monday, January 7, 2019
Remembering Senator Fred Rohlfing, Republican Reformer
By Selected News Articles @ 2:30 PM :: 4061 Views :: Hawaii History, Republican Party

"...if we fail to make our party representative of our diverse population, it will be...years before a two-party system comes back to Hawai'i...."

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Thursday, January 3, 2019
Hawaii Republican Chair Sums up 2018
By Shirlene Ostrov @ 3:06 AM :: 2828 Views :: Republican Party

...we ended up with a small net gain and reversed a decades-long trend of decline....

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Thursday, January 3, 2019
House Republican Package 'A Better Tomorrow'
By Brett Kulbis @ 2:50 AM :: 2846 Views :: Republican Party

...Here are the State-wide bills they will be presenting as part of their "A Better Tomorrow" package....

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Thursday, December 13, 2018
Honolulu Republican Party Calls for Kaneshiro Resignation
By Brett Kulbis @ 5:18 PM :: 5507 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Law Enforcement, Republican Party

...this situation involving Kaneshiro, Sapolu and Futa could potentially lead to countless criminal cases being dismissed or overturned, with dangerous and/or violent criminals being set free to roam our streets....

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018
How George H W Bush Stopped the Bombing of Kahoolawe
By News Release @ 5:44 PM :: 6689 Views :: Hawaii History, Military, Politicians, Republican Party

...I asked him to use his influence to reverse the policy initiated by Franklin Delano Roosevelt allowing Kaho'olawe to be used for bombing practice....

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Republican Responses to Ige Inaugural Speech
By News Release @ 1:24 AM :: 4005 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

...Ige is so desperate to change the subject from his abysmal record in office that he feels compelled to attack President Trump’s lawful and appropriate defense of our borders....

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Friday, November 30, 2018
House and Senate Republicans Meet to Plan 2019 Agenda
By News Release @ 1:00 PM :: 2727 Views :: Republican Party

..."It's high-time that Republicans set a bold agenda for the public to judge," said Representative Ward....

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Saturday, November 10, 2018
House Republicans Select Gene Ward as Leader
By News Release @ 2:48 AM :: 2767 Views :: Republican Party

...and Representative Lauren Matsumoto will serve as the House Minority Floor Leader....

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Monday, October 29, 2018
GOP: Vote 'No' on Bill 42 Rail Ripoff
By Brett Kulbis @ 6:16 PM :: 3856 Views :: Rail, Republican Party

...a “blank check” for adding fees and increasing Oahu property taxes for rail construction and operations....

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Saturday, October 27, 2018
Danger: City Council to Hold ‘Special Rail Funding’ Meeting Tuesday
By Brett Kulbis @ 4:24 PM :: 3630 Views :: Rail, Republican Party

...Contact your City Council member and strongly urge them to vote NO on all these gimmicks....

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Graham: "I wouldn't want to be a Republican charged with a crime in Hawaii"
By Selected News Articles @ 1:53 AM :: 6709 Views :: Democratic Party, Ethics, Judiciary, Republican Party

...He thanked Democrats for unifying the Republican Party.... 

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