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Friday, August 24, 2012
UHM Chancellor appoints members of A.D. Search Advisory Committee
By News Release @ 4:44 AM :: 4104 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

Howard Karr, chair emeritus of the UH Board of Regents, will chair the committee. Norm Chow, UH football head coach, will serve as committee vice chair....

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Friday, August 24, 2012
Berg: How Much Do Bus Cuts Cost?
By Tom Berg @ 2:32 AM :: 5079 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

So the question becomes, how much does that cost and is there really a savings?

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Thursday, August 23, 2012
Regents Discussed Firing Greenwood, Apple
By Andrew Walden @ 5:36 PM :: 11847 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

Obvious question: Did Rockne Freitas con-vince Greenwood to deploy such a stupid story in hope of the BoR firing Greenwood and putting him in the top job?

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Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Slater: Pro Rail Attorneys All Over the Place With Irrelevancies
By Honolulu Traffic @ 11:06 PM :: 5220 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

At one point I was expecting them to bring up Hirono's Mother.

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Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Berg to Carlisle: Reopen Budget to Restore Bus Service
By Tom Berg @ 10:29 PM :: 4663 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

To open the Budget Bill would allow for the infusion of necessary funds to restore bus service to our bus-riding constituents island wide who are suffering needlessly....

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Tuesday, August 21, 2012
"Numbing Delay, Decline, Lack of Leadership" Puts UHWO Accreditation At Risk
By Selected News Articles @ 5:15 PM :: 5889 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

A 33-page report on the visit said momentum on improvements at the school "... was lost through a numbing combination of delay in the completion of the new campus, declines in funding, and lack of focused leadership."

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Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Live Stream: Senate Candidate Forum at Kahala Business Association
By News Release @ 1:47 PM :: 5541 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

Today, Tuesday, August 21, 2012 – 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

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Thursday, August 16, 2012
Unanimous Council Votes Resolutions Calling for Bus Service Restoration
By Tom Berg @ 12:37 AM :: 5138 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

 Both resolutions will be heard in the City Council today, Wednesday....

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Wednesday, August 15, 2012
"Mad As Berg And Not Going To Take It Anymore"
By Tom Berg @ 3:44 PM :: 5397 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

In what most people now view as a setup, the next thing that happened was a committee staffer called the police to "control Berg" ....

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Tuesday, August 14, 2012
55 Medal of Honor Recipients to Gather in Honolulu
By News Release @ 11:33 PM :: 7210 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

Honolulu hosts 55 of America's 81 living Medal of Honor recipients this fall at the 2012 Medal of Honor Society Convention. Recipients from World War II up to the current conflict in Afghanistan will be in attendance.

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Sunday, August 12, 2012
Djou: On to the General Election!
By Rep Charles Djou @ 8:00 PM :: 7759 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

Last night...our opponent immediately turned to name calling and finger pointing to define us. But that is exactly what is wrong with politics today. There are too many politicians who just want to point out problems and too few who want to find solutions.

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Sunday, August 12, 2012
Hanabusa: Medicare, Social Security, Medicaid -- it is all at stake
By Andrew Walden @ 5:55 AM :: 7670 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

Between 1999 and 2002 Hanabusa short changed the Hawaii ERS--launching today’s multi-billion dollar Hawaii pension crisis. Now she’s lining up with the most unpopular politician in Hawaii—Neil Abercrombie—in support of his efforts to gut the Hawaii Prepaid Health Care Act.

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Thursday, August 9, 2012
Memo to Mitsunaga: If it’s a fact you’re squeaky clean…do you really need the services of Michael Green?
By AtomicMonkey @ 7:02 PM :: 9159 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

White collar crimes, Tax evasion, Mortgage fraud, Ponzi schemes, Violent crimes, Drug crimes, Homicide. Guilty or not, Mr. Green is your best bet to escape conviction....

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Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Hundreds Celebrate Court Decision Upholding Traditional Marriage
By Andrew Walden @ 11:08 PM :: 6305 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

250 rallying at New Hope Church in Waipahu celebrated today’s court decision upholding traditional marriage ....

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Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Video: Randy Roth Clobbers Wayne Yoshioka
By Video @ 1:26 AM :: 5255 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

In a recently videotaped session moderated by Public Radio's Beth Ann Kozlovich, Randy Roth took on Wayne Yoshioka on the rail issue. See this it is highly entertaining....

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Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Pay to Play Mitsunaga Challenges White to Take a Fake Polygraph Test
By News Release @ 11:38 PM :: 7111 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

Editor’s note: Be sure to scroll down to the bottom and read the excerpts from the HA’s 2004 coverage of Mitsunaga’s alleged polygraph test. Its hilarious....

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Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Eliminate Bus Fares to Solve Traffic Woes?
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 7:22 PM :: 5317 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

The Transportation Research Board, a unit of the National Academy of Engineering has just released a report titled Implementation and Outcomes of Fare-Free Transit Systems....

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Sunday, August 5, 2012
Featured on Glen Beck: Wallbuilders’ David Barton to speak at Maui, Oahu events
By News Release @ 7:19 PM :: 9607 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

Hawaii Family Forum is pleased to announce that David Barton, and his son Tim, will be speaking in Hawaii from August 8 - 10....

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Friday, August 3, 2012
HART: Reducing Rail PR is a Federal Civil Rights Violation
By Andrew Walden @ 10:10 PM :: 4803 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

...the 1964 Civil Rights Act protects the right of crony rail contractors to ensure that they have maximum influence over Hawaii’s August 11 Primary races....

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Thursday, August 2, 2012
9th Annual Navy League Golf Tourney
By News Release @ 2:58 AM :: 6312 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

The 9th Annual Navy League Golf Tournament will take place on Friday, August 31, 2012 at the Mamala Bay Golf Course...

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Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Djou: Our Polls Show us Ahead
By News Release @ 4:28 PM :: 6244 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

We are confident in our own internal polling and other polls we have seen that show us with a slight lead or tied.

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Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Ansaldo Awards Rail Electrification Contract to Siemens
By News Release @ 3:43 PM :: 6954 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

Question: Is Siemens paying the 4.5% GE Tax on its "multi-million dollar" subcontract from Ansaldo?  Will Ansaldo write a change order to account for the additional 4.5% cost incurred because this work is not being done in-house? 

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Monday, July 30, 2012
New Lane Open on H-1 Freeway
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 3:11 PM :: 5963 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

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Sunday, July 29, 2012
Nanakuli Meet the Candidates July 30
By News Release @ 4:24 AM :: 5826 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

“MEET THE CANDIDATES” Forum on Monday, July 30th, 2012; at the NHIS Multi-Purpose Bldg/Cafeteria from 6:30 - 9:00 pm.

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Saturday, July 28, 2012
Honolulu City Lights Display Applications Due Now
By News Release @ 12:02 AM :: 5272 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

The annual lottery was started several years ago in response to requests from private groups interested in erecting displays which will be on view during Honolulu City Lights.

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Friday, July 27, 2012
Mitsunaga: Hirono Took Same Illegal Contributions Cayetano Did
By Audio @ 11:49 PM :: 9832 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

"John White ended up as Chief of Staff for Mazie Hirono and is smearing Ben Cayetano for receiving illegal campaign contributions. The truth is, Mazie Hirono accepted $98,000 in illegal contributions and he endorsed her – but he hasn’t said a word about that."

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Friday, July 27, 2012
Federal Transit Bill Shifts Funding towards Busses, Away from Rail
By Selected News Articles @ 5:59 PM :: 8324 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

... BRT projects to receive at least 80 percent federal funding share each fiscal year. These provisions provide a significant opportunity for communities seeking to invest in BRT....

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Thursday, July 26, 2012
Honolulu Habitat for Humanity Announces Information Meetings
By News Release @ 3:49 AM :: 5022 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

Honolulu Habitat for Humanity invites everyone to upcoming informational meetings, especially families who are interested in applying for a simple, decent Habitat home....

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Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Resolutions to Restore Bus Cuts Pass Council Committee Unanimously
By Tom Berg @ 10:34 PM :: 5376 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

Resolution 12-173, introduced by Councilman Tom Berg and Chair Ernie Martin urges the Mayor to find funding in the City budget to restore bus service cuts to numerous rural routes....

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Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Duke Aiona Endorses Kym Pine for Council
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 2:52 PM :: 7405 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

As a resident of Honolulu City Council District 1, I am humbly asking you to support Kymberly Pine in her campaign for Honolulu City Council District 1....

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Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Pittsburgh Manufacturer Lands $60M Honolulu Rail Contract
By News Release @ 1:56 PM :: 5252 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

L.B. Foster rail, concrete ties, direct fixation fasteners, third rail with accessories and special trackwork ....

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Tuesday, July 24, 2012
FULL TEXT: 256 pages of Rail 'PR' Contracts
By Andrew Walden @ 5:29 PM :: 5846 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

“...copies of the contracts of the public involvement individuals, companies, consultants, or subconsultants hired or contracted...."

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Tuesday, July 24, 2012
New Transit Bill Re-Classifies BRT as 'Fixed Guideway'
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 4:17 AM :: 7164 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

The recently passed 2-year transportation act of Congress which was signed by the president contains these golden nuggets for Honolulu....

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Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Liz Larson for Senate Pau Hana Ala Moana
By News Release @ 3:27 AM :: 5900 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

Liz Larson, Republican candidate in State Senate District 12 is hosting a free Pau Hana Barbeque in Ala Moana Beach Park, immediately Ewa of McCoy Pavilion, this Friday, July 27 between 6:00 and 7:30 PM....

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Tuesday, July 24, 2012
$200,000 Project Adding a 4th Lane to H-1, To Be Done in Early August
By News Release @ 12:01 AM :: 4429 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

This re-striping project increases road capacity 33% but costs 1/27500th as much as Rail.

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Sunday, July 22, 2012
Driverless Cars: Trading the Future for the Past
By NCPA @ 1:15 PM :: 4120 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

...driverless cars are a much better technological solution than high speed rail....

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Sunday, July 22, 2012
County Services Should Be Paid For By Those Who Benefit
By Lowell L Kalapa @ 5:27 AM :: 5159 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

...county officials in the City & County of Honolulu are squirming over what do to with a recommendation made by a commission it appointed to bring fairness and equity into the real property tax system....

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Saturday, July 21, 2012
Restoring City Bus Service: Hearing This Wednesday
By Tom Berg @ 3:41 PM :: 4924 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

12-177 was introduced to restore city bus service without raising fares....

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Friday, July 20, 2012
"Save Our Honolulu" Fundraiser to Support Rail Litigation
By Honolulu Traffic @ 1:32 AM :: 6182 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

We are raising money to help fund our lawsuit to keep the heavy rail elevated train out of downtown Honolulu....

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Wednesday, July 18, 2012
IRS Backs Off, Grants Tax Free Status to Maui TEA Party
By Selected News Articles @ 10:19 PM :: 8761 Views :: Maui County, First Amendment, Taxes, TEA Party

"...the IRS contacted us today regarding your 501(c)4 application and stated that they are withdrawing the additional questions that they sent to your organization...."

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Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Queen’s Ranked Among Nation’s Best Hospitals
By Selected News Articles @ 4:59 AM :: 5652 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

The Queen’s Medical Center has been recognized as Best Hospital in Hawaii by the U.S. News & World Report in its annual Best Hospitals rankings....

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Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Governor signs special purpose revenue bond for HPU
By News Release @ 4:57 AM :: 6200 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

Gov. Neil Abercrombie this week signed a bond issue passed by the state legislature earlier this spring that will help Hawai‘i Pacific University raise as much as $120 million for critical capital projects at its three locations around O‘ahu....

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Tuesday, July 17, 2012
VIDEO: Berg Grills Grabauskas
By Tom Berg @ 1:55 AM :: 5713 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

Just released- mainstream media is afraid to cover this - they get their money from pro-rail sponsors . . . too damaging for TV stations to reveal . . . enjoy!

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Tuesday, July 17, 2012
City Announces Annual Bus Service Changes for School Year
By News Release @ 12:55 AM :: 4957 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

DTS does this every year when school begins. This year they hope you will think that they have 'restored' their recent rail-related bus service cuts. But you weren't fooled....

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Friday, July 13, 2012
Berg: Restore Cancelled Bus Service
By Tom Berg @ 6:42 PM :: 5813 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

Resolution 12-173 to request Honolulu Mayor Peter Carlisle reverse the course that cut but routes and refrain from further cuts being implemented....

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Friday, July 13, 2012
Environment: Rail is Dirtier than Cars
By NCPA @ 4:28 PM :: 8582 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics
According to the Department of Energy, the average passenger car uses about 3,500 BTUs per passenger mile--rail transit in Pittsburgh uses more than 11,000 BTUs.
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Friday, July 13, 2012
Djou: "Rail is being transformed from a public works project into a private benefit club"
By Rep Charles Djou @ 3:30 PM :: 6741 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

The City hired PB Americas to plan this rail system. The City’s Transportation Director is a former senior executive at PB Americas and his wife is still an employee of PB Americas. The consulting engineering firm the City hired to monitor PB Americas, Infraconsult, was founded by former executives at PB Americas....

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Friday, July 13, 2012
Informational briefing held for Proposed Biosafety Lab
By News Release @ 3:05 PM :: 5280 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

A proposed biosafety lab to be located in West Oʻahu will allow UH researchers to develop diagnostic tests and vaccines for infectious diseases.

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Monday, July 9, 2012
Level 3 Bio Lab for Kalaeloa? Briefing Wednesday
By John Bond @ 9:03 PM :: 6365 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

An informational briefing for the public to learn about the proposed "Pacific Health Research Laboratory (PHRL)" at Kalaeloa will be held on Wednesday, July 11, 2012 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Kapolei High School ....

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Monday, July 9, 2012
After Losing Hospital, Ewa Beach Gets New Ambulance
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 8:42 PM :: 5131 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

“The closure of the Hawaii Medical Center had a substantial impact on the Leeward Coast,” said Rep. Pine. “This new ambulance unit provides the much needed crisis medical attention that our community needs.”

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