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Sunday, February 8, 2015
Maui Democrats Release Names of 13 Applicants for HD13 Vacancy
By News Release @ 1:43 AM :: 6291 Views :: Democratic Party, Maui County, Hawaii State Government

The final three names as identified by the nominating committee will then be forwarded to the Governor....

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Friday, January 23, 2015
House Democrats Introduce Package--But no Bills
By News Release @ 12:02 PM :: 4129 Views :: Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government

Broad priorities take shape but details remain a mystery....

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015
2015 Senate Majority Legislative Program
By News Release @ 8:02 PM :: 4812 Views :: Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government

...ensure that Hawai‘i is well-prepared for any disaster, economic disruption, or other external factor by encouraging the production and consumption of locally grown and locally raised food....

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Opening Day: Speaker Souki Calls on House to Tackle Unfinished Business
By News Release @ 8:00 PM :: 4715 Views :: Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government

Souki called for the House to draft enabling legislation to provide the state’s public hospital the option of looking at private-public partnerships...

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Monday, December 29, 2014
VIDEO: Republican Rep Aaron Johanson Switches to Democrat
By Andrew Walden @ 6:27 PM :: 9076 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians, Republican Party

UPDATE Dec 31: Rep Beth Fukumoto Chang has been elected Minority Leader and Rep Andria Tupola has been elected Floor Leader....

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Sunday, November 23, 2014
Progressivism Becomes Convenient Vehicle for Tycoons
By Selected News Articles @ 4:37 PM :: 4318 Views :: Democratic Party

...the extremely wealthy establish various special interest groups dedicated to crafting draconian regulations in the name of the public good, tackling hot-button social issues, and riling the hopes of easily led ideologues....

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Saturday, November 8, 2014
Hawaii Clinton Operative Tied to $500M Emerald Fraud
By Selected News Articles @ 2:46 PM :: 6554 Views :: Democratic Party, National News

Paul Sullivan, a Hawaii resident and former deputy campaign manager for President Bill Clinton, could owe  millions of dollars in attorney fees ....

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Cayetano Blames One Party System for Low Turnout
By Malia Zimmerman @ 4:09 PM :: 8849 Views :: Democratic Party, Hawaii Statistics, Office of Elections, Politicians, Republican Party
“The Democrats who run against each other are pretty much on the same side on social issues, so it just comes down who has greater resources and who is more popular.”
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Thursday, September 18, 2014
Mazie Hirono Blocks Bill to Revoke US Citizenship of ISIS Terrorists
By Selected News Articles @ 6:52 PM :: 8922 Views :: Democratic Party, Congressional Delegation, Military

As then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said: "US citizenship is a privilege, it is not a right. People who are serving foreign powers or in this case foreign terrorists are clearly in violation of that oath which they swore when they became citizens."

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014
No Lawsuit: Hanabusa Calls for Legislative Investigation of Election, Does not Endorse Schatz
By News Release @ 4:25 PM :: 5937 Views :: Democratic Party, Office of Elections, Politicians

...I heard from many who feel strongly that they were disenfranchised from the voting process this election and I stand ready to support any collaborative effort to have those voices heard....

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Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Schatz wins U.S. Senate primary in political battle that divided Hawaii’s Democratic party
By Malia Zimmerman @ 7:09 PM :: 5189 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

Polls showed that whites, and most mainland liberal groups, largely backed Schatz, while Hanabusa had the support of local Asians....

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Friday, August 15, 2014
HI House leader ousted in election primary amid controversy
By Malia Zimmerman @ 5:11 PM :: 6284 Views :: Democratic Party, Ethics, Politicians

House Majority floor leader Rida Cabanilla is out of a job....

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Thursday, August 14, 2014
Abercrombie Has Vested Interest in Quick Puna Vote
By Selected News Articles @ 11:56 PM :: 6820 Views :: Democratic Party, Office of Elections, Politicians

...Puna residents have been shamelessly made the latest pawns of Progressives as they desperately attempt to hold on to power after a stunning rebuke at last Saturday’s primary elections....

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Thursday, August 14, 2014
Judge Nakamura: Puna Votes "Even if it is Unconstitutional"
By News Release @ 11:08 PM :: 5752 Views :: Democratic Party, Office of Elections, Politicians

...Though the judge in the case had numerous problems with holding a hasty election without proper notice, he ruled that "the court is not supposed to interfere with an ongoing election process even if it is unconstitutional."....

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Thursday, August 14, 2014
Cam Cavasso in Puna: There is no Difference Between Schatz, Hanabusa
By News Release @ 3:48 AM :: 7447 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians, Republican Party

"Hawaii residents now pay approximately 60% more than mainlanders for many foods and goods, in addition to paying three (3) times more than mainlanders for electricity...."

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Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Sabato: Abercrombie Biggest Loser in History of 50 States
By Selected News Articles @ 3:17 AM :: 6109 Views :: Democratic Party, Hawaii Statistics, Politicians

Abercrombie’s defeat by 36.1 points is the largest primary loss by of any sitting governor in U.S. history....

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Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Anger Boils in Puna as Nago Changes Election Three Times in Three Days
By News Release @ 4:41 PM :: 6871 Views :: Hawaii County , Democratic Party, Office of Elections

...This repeated change in the date, location and method of the election; 3 times in 3 days, twice within hours of each other, is a violation of the election laws....

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Saturday, August 9, 2014
Two Big Island Precincts Voting Postponed
By Selected News Articles @ 4:38 AM :: 6086 Views :: Democratic Party, Office of Elections, Politicians

...Delayed Voting Could Sink Hanohano....

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Thursday, August 7, 2014
Has Hawaii’s governor lost his mojo?
By Malia Zimmerman @ 11:40 AM :: 5143 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

...If Abercrombie loses this primary, it will be the first time in Hawaii’s history a sitting Democrat governor is ousted after just one term....

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Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Hawaii's Party Chairs Issue Joint Call For Early Voting To Be Safe
By News Release @ 6:23 PM :: 5876 Views :: Democratic Party, Office of Elections, Republican Party

...Chairs of the Hawaii Republican Party and the Democratic Party of Hawaii issued a joint call for voters to cast their ballots early....

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Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Am Samoa: Democrat Nod Goes to Faleomavaega in a Slick Maneuver
By Selected News Articles @ 5:54 PM :: 6287 Views :: Democratic Party, National News, Politicians

...The party chairman then called for a vote and the dozen party attendees present (out of 600 people said to be members) unanimously endorsed Faleomavaega for re-election....

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Monday, July 28, 2014
Poll: Ige beats Abercrombie 49-39%
By Andrew Walden @ 5:59 PM :: 5836 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

...Ige over Abercrombie 49-39% and Schatz over Hanabusa 45-34%....

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Thursday, July 24, 2014
MoveOn Push Poll Puts Schatz Up 40% - 33%
By News Release @ 2:01 PM :: 5865 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians
Lake Research Partners conducted a telephone survey of 613 likely 2014 Democratic primary election voters in Hawaii, including oversamples of 75 Filipinos and 48 voters under 30.
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Saturday, June 14, 2014
You're corrupt so you have no right to say I'm corrupt!
By News Release @ 6:25 PM :: 8614 Views :: Democratic Party, Ethics, Labor, Politicians, Rail

...Cayetano had claimed PRP's ad campaign tarnished his reputation by unfairly portraying him as corrupt for accepting about $500,000 in illegal campaign contributions during the Democrat's narrow re-election victory over Linda Lingle....

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Saturday, June 14, 2014
Poll: Aiona Wins Three-Way Gubernatorial Race
By News Release @ 3:58 PM :: 7592 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians, Republican Party

...Duke is leading in the polls - no matter who he faces in the General Election this November....

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Saturday, June 14, 2014
Abercrombie Appoints Rep Wooley Replacement from Secret List
By News Release @ 5:15 AM :: 5565 Views :: Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Politicians

Gov. Neil Abercrombie today announced the appointment of George Okuda to the state House of Representatives seat for District 48....

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Friday, June 13, 2014
Poll: Ige 48% - Abercrombie 37%
By News Release @ 5:42 PM :: 5962 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

...Ige with 48 percent to 37 percent, with 15 percent undecided....

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Thursday, June 12, 2014
American Samoa Governor Puts Faleomavaega in His Place
By Selected News Articles @ 5:55 PM :: 6099 Views :: Democratic Party, National News, Politicians

We were among those waiting for a quick Faleomavaega retort in his usual overkill with dates, times and places of consultation and were surprised by the silence....

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Friday, June 6, 2014
WaPo: Abercrombie is 'Schatz's Biggest Headache'
By Selected News Articles @ 5:52 PM :: 4931 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

The governor has gotten in some hot water for remarks seen as insensitive....

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Sunday, June 1, 2014
Am Samoa: Will Faleomavaega Join the Old Bulls Leaving Congress?
By Selected News Articles @ 2:51 PM :: 5872 Views :: Democratic Party, National News, Politicians

...we will have to keep a close eye on our election office to see if and when he or someone on his behalf picks up a packet containing the petitions that must be circulated....

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Monday, May 26, 2014
Democrats argue who can "take on Djou"
By News Release @ 12:03 AM :: 6398 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians, Republican Party

Yesterday, Hawaii Democrats held their state convention and speaker after speaker made solemn promises to continue the status quo of one-party rule....

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Monday, May 19, 2014
Turtle Bay: A Real Difference Between Ige and Abercrombie
By News Release @ 5:58 PM :: 6520 Views :: Democratic Party, Land Use, Politicians

Turtle Bay vividly demonstrates the difference in problem solving between gubernatorial candidate Senator David Ige and Governor Neil Abercrombie....

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Sunday, May 18, 2014
Congressional Delegation Blocks Obamacare Exemption to Avoid “Awkward Political Narrative”
By Andrew Walden @ 8:46 PM :: 8280 Views :: Democratic Party, Health Care, Politicians, Obama

"...we wrote to our congressional delegation and were told, in no uncertain terms, that we would not be able to secure it...."

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Friday, May 16, 2014
Cachola lawyers up as investigators probe use of campaign funds
By Malia Zimmerman @ 5:48 AM :: 5623 Views :: Democratic Party, Ethics, Politicians

State House Majority Whip Romy Cachola, D-Kalihi, has hired Honolulu criminal defense attorney Michael Green to represent him....

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Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Full Text Push Poll: Schatz beats Hanabusa 49%-34%
By News Release @ 4:47 AM :: 5307 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

"Colleen Hanabusa has voted in support of the recommendations of the Simpson-Bowles commission, which proposed cuts to Social Security benefits...."

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Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Legislature Passes State Budget
By News Release @ 6:47 PM :: 5769 Views :: Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Politicians

The budget, which provides $6.189 billion in general funds and $12.147 billion in all means of financing, was characterized by House Finance Chair Sylvia Luke as measured and prudent....

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Friday, April 18, 2014
Excluded from Speaking, Ige calls for Fairness at Hawaii Democratic Convention
By News Release @ 4:14 AM :: 4554 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians
“A Governor should welcome the opportunity to share the podium with all major office candidates, showing the party and Democrats across the state that we welcome all voices and views.”
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Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Neil Abercrombie Conspiracy Theory Claims Inouye Letter Conspiracy
By Andrew Walden @ 3:50 PM :: 10222 Views :: Democratic Party, Congressional Delegation, Politicians
Is ‘Henningsen’s letter’ real?  Will “Endorsement-Gate” blow up in Abercrombie’s face?
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Tuesday, April 15, 2014
WaPo: Brian Schatz’s biggest 2014 headache? The governor who appointed him
By Selected News Articles @ 8:40 PM :: 4991 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

...It wasn't the first time Schatz was forced to put some daylight between himself and his former boss....

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Thursday, April 10, 2014
VIDEO: Looking Back at Neil Abercrombie 'Highlights' as Governor
By Video @ 4:38 AM :: 7227 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

A look back at Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie's first 4 years in office and why Hawaii can not afford another term with Abercrombie leading the state....

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Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Obama takes sides in Hawaii’s contentious Senate Democratic primary
By Malia Zimmerman @ 7:30 PM :: 6348 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians, Obama

...Obama has inserted himself into local politics a number of times, most recently in December by endorsing Abercrombie in his race for a second gubernatorial term....

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Sunday, March 16, 2014
HD5 Democrats’ Insidious Secrecy, Rigged Election Earns Lava Tube Award
By News Release @ 3:09 PM :: 5744 Views :: Democratic Party, Ethics, Politicians

Because of the lack of transparency, it’s not totally clear who actually selected the three candidates from a field of nine....

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Monday, March 10, 2014
Brian Schatz Dances to California Billionaire's Tune
By News Release @ 4:41 AM :: 6543 Views :: Democratic Party, Environment, Politicians
...leading Democratic senators attended a fundraiser at billionaire Tom Steyer's San Francisco home. The event, for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, also featured former Vice President Al Gore....
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Thursday, March 6, 2014
Abercrombie Appoints Rep Wooley Director of Office of Environmental Quality Control
By News Release @ 9:19 PM :: 6973 Views :: Democratic Party, Environment, Hawaii State Government, Politicians

This is the same worthless job Abercrombie gave to shut Gary Hooser up back in 2011....

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Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Hawaii Democrats Statewide Caucuses March 5
By News Release @ 12:51 AM :: 4139 Views :: Democratic Party

On March 5th, The Democratic Party of Hawaii's Biennial Precinct Meeting is coming to a district near you ....

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Monday, February 24, 2014
Poll: Ige-Abercrombie Tied at 37% Each
By News Release @ 12:34 PM :: 5187 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

The poll further illustrates the high unfavorability ratings of Hawaii’s current administration....

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Thursday, February 20, 2014
Sabato: Hawaii Governor's Race no Longer 'Likely Democratic'
By Selected News Articles @ 4:46 PM :: 6373 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians, Republican Party

...keep an eye on Hawaii, where a surprising poll result showed Gov. Neil Abercrombie (D) trailing former Lt. Gov. Duke Aiona (R).....

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Tuesday, February 18, 2014
KOS: Ward Poll Shows Aiona is Winning on His own Popularity
By Selected News Articles @ 3:23 AM :: 6536 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians, Republican Party

Aiona's remarkably popular earning a 58-26 favorability score....

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Monday, February 17, 2014
Stung by Star-Adv Poll, Schatz Releases his Own Numbers
By News Release @ 2:52 AM :: 5430 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

The poll, conducted by The Mellman Group, has Schatz leading by four percentage points....

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Sunday, February 16, 2014
Ige: Polls, Endorsements Show Momentum
By News Release @ 11:13 PM :: 5782 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

All Recent Polls Consistently Show Unfavorability for Current Administration Remains High....

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