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Wednesday, March 5, 2014
The Real Stories Behind "The Descendants"
By Robert Thomas @ 9:08 PM :: 7972 Views :: Hawaii History, Land Use
"Deconstructing The Descendants: How George Clooney Ennobled Old Hawaiian Trust and Made the Rule Against Perpetuities Sexy"
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Thursday, February 20, 2014
See it Live: Famed Nimitz' WWII 'Diary' to be Unveiled Online Monday
By News Release @ 8:18 PM :: 5225 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

The Naval War College Library in Newport, R.I. will publicly unveil online the 4,000-page "Gray Book" collection of Fleet Adm. Chester Nimitz communications that started in the wake of the Pearl Harbor attack and ran right up until the closing days of the war....

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Saturday, February 1, 2014
Living History Day: USS Missouri Celebrates Double Anniversary
By News Release @ 9:57 PM :: 5792 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

On January 29, 1999, exactly 55 years after its launch, the Battleship Missouri Memorial opened in Pearl Harbor ....

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Friday, January 17, 2014
89 Year Old Ewa Aviation Site, Battlefield and Top Secret Cold War Mission Control
By John Bond @ 11:31 PM :: 10838 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

One of Hawaii's least known very historic sites is the former Ewa Gate (Gate Two) of former NAS Barbers Point. It has a history going back to 1925....

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Saturday, December 7, 2013
Sunday Morning: Ewa Battlefield Commemoration
By John Bond @ 11:17 AM :: 5473 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

Ewa battlefield area involved not only destruction of planes at Ewa Field but also overhead air battles between Japanese planes, Army P-40's and Navy SBD's....

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Friday, December 6, 2013
Honor Thy Father: Battleship Missouri Sneak Preview of Hawaii 5-0 WW2 Remembrance Episode
By News Release @ 2:17 PM :: 5214 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

...the episode focuses on the attempted murder of a Pearl Harbor veteran that lead Five-0 to use decades old evidence to investigate....

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Friday, December 6, 2013
Oneula Beach Dec 7, 1941: Air Photos from Landing B-17 Flying Fortress
By John Bond @ 5:14 AM :: 21190 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

On the morning of 7 December 1941, twelve Boeing B-17 Flying Fortresses were approaching Hawaii after a 14-hour flight from California....

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Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Judge Sam King: A Memoir
By News Release @ 4:49 PM :: 6565 Views :: Hawaii History, Judiciary, Republican Party

In his half-century on the bench, he presided over some of the most sensational of Hawai‘i’s organized crime trials, and he upheld the 1967 Hawai‘i Land Reform Act that shifted property ownership in Hawai‘i from large trusts to ordinary citizens....

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Thursday, November 14, 2013
Diamond Sangha's Secret: From Zen Buddhism to Preying on Vulnerable Women
By Selected News Articles @ 1:17 PM :: 6447 Views :: Hawaii History, Religion

Aitken never went public with what he knew about Shimano, not in 1964, and not for the next half century until his death....

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Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Broken Trust Gang finally Imposes Gay Unions on Hawaii
By Andrew Walden @ 1:50 PM :: 15941 Views :: Ethics, Family, First Amendment, Hawaii History

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Sunday, November 10, 2013
NYT to Hawaiians: We Tell You What Your Culture is
By News Release @ 9:52 PM :: 8508 Views :: Family, Hawaii History, Religion

As a Native Hawaiian Christian, allow me a response....

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Friday, November 8, 2013
Child molester back at work at Hawaii Legislature (Again)
By Andrew Walden @ 11:48 AM :: 39896 Views :: Family, Hawaii History, Law Enforcement

Rouse is now managing the office of Rep Karen Awana, D-Nanakuli....

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Thursday, October 31, 2013
1998 Admissions: ACLU, Lambda Legal, and Gays Didn't Want 'Marriage' -- Constitutional Amendment Language 'Misleading'
By Andrew Walden @ 1:05 PM :: 5793 Views :: Family, Hawaii History

...at their moment of victory over the people they quietly admit to the key deceptions used to manufacture consent....

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Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Lawsuit: Hawaii Constitution Forbids Legislature from Creating Gay Marriage
By Rep Bob McDermott @ 9:50 PM :: 9498 Views :: Family, First Amendment, Hawaii History, Hawaii State Government

Representative Bob McDermott filed a lawsuit today seeking a Declaratory Judgment regarding the 1998 ballot issue pertaining to same-sex marriage....

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Friday, October 25, 2013
Sierra Club: Senate Should Reject Superferry’s only Supporter
By News Release @ 6:39 PM :: 5198 Views :: Environment, Hawaii History

Abercrombie has nominated Genevieve Salmonson to the position of interim director of the state Department of Health (DOH) Office of Environmental Quality Control....

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Tuesday, September 10, 2013
September 11 Commemoration, Flags at Half-Staff
By News Release @ 11:43 PM :: 5046 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

In observance of the 12th anniversary of the attacks of 9/11....

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Friday, September 6, 2013
The Varmint Goats of Kahoolawe
By Selected News Articles @ 12:10 AM :: 10872 Views :: Hawaii History, Military, Second Amendment
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Thursday, August 15, 2013
UH Responds to Star-Adv: Claims Inouye Center Project 'Not Shrouded in Secrecy'
By News Release @ 2:26 PM :: 7571 Views :: Ethics, Congressional Delegation, Hawaii History, Higher Education, Politicians

"...swift action on the center was necessary since the senate will store papers for no longer than six months from the time the office is closed...."

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Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Life of the Land? OHA Trustee Seeks to Change State Motto
By Video @ 2:52 PM :: 5963 Views :: Akaka Bill, Hawaii History
Apo’s newspeak version would read: “The Sovereignty of the Land is Perpetuated in Righteousness” – a slogan which just happens to dovetail with the latest push for the Akaka Tribe.  How convenient....
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Sunday, July 7, 2013
JULY 7: Hawaii Annexed by USA
By News Release @ 5:53 PM :: 3505 Views :: Hawaii History

On this date 115 years ago, the U.S. began absorbing an island paradise....

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Friday, June 7, 2013
Hiram Fong First Asian-American Senator, An R From Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 10:12 PM :: 9625 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Hawaii History, Republican Party
 1964 and 1968....
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Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Hawaii's Forgotten Internment Camps
By Video @ 8:57 PM :: 4420 Views :: Hawaii History
"[In Hawaii] it was just select families. And for many years, members of those families didn't want to talk about it."
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Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Losing One Of The Good Guys
By Robert Thomas @ 7:21 PM :: 6487 Views :: National News, Agriculture, Hawaii History

...Bob Fletcher, who saved farms of interned Japanese Americans, dies at 101....

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Friday, May 31, 2013
More Flooding in Kakaako's Future
By John Bond @ 9:29 PM :: 7393 Views :: Environment, Development, Hawaii History

Right now there is a race to see how fast Kakaako can be sold and developed before the mainland and foreign real estate investors find out they will be stuck with enormous future expenses....

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Monday, May 20, 2013
Abercrombie, Wife, and Murdered Legislator on Hawaii Democratic Socialist Membership List
By Selected News Articles @ 11:04 PM :: 8753 Views :: Hawaii History, Politicians
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Friday, April 12, 2013
An Oral History: The Life of Calvin Say
By Video @ 12:29 PM :: 4835 Views :: Hawaii History

Olelo will be airing "An Oral History: The Life of Calvin Say," a 6-part documentary ....

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Friday, March 29, 2013
VIDEO: Kalaeloa Solar Illegal Heavy Equipment Crushes Hawaiian Caves
By Video @ 12:10 PM :: 6735 Views :: Energy, Hawaii History

Heavy Trucks In Violation Of Programmatic Agreement. Karst Caves And Sinkholes Get Flooded....

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Monday, March 25, 2013
Valor with Honor – Screening and Discussion with Director Burt Takeuchi
By News Release @ 1:50 PM :: 5492 Views :: Hawaii History, Military
Comprising more than 35 interviews with Japanese-American veterans who served in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team during World War II, Valor With Honor tells the amazing story....
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Tuesday, March 19, 2013
VIDEO: HCDA Bulldozes Ancient Hawaiian Trails for Solar Farm
By John Bond @ 10:53 PM :: 10461 Views :: Energy, Hawaii History, OHA

...huge wide roads were bulldozed through these Hawaiian sites causing massive, irreparable damage to the ancient Kualaka'i trail that is many hundreds if not one thousand years old....

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Monday, March 18, 2013
Monday, March 18: Hawaii Statehood
By Selected News Articles @ 2:03 PM :: 4580 Views :: Hawaii History

On this date in 1959, President Dwight Eisenhower signed the Hawaii Statehood Bill ....

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Thursday, December 27, 2012
Obama Skips Inouye in Memoirs
By Selected News Articles @ 12:03 PM :: 6584 Views :: Hawaii History, Politicians

Obama spent most of the speech describing his own impressions of Inouye....

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Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Seniority? Hawaii is better off without it
By Selected News Articles @ 2:37 PM :: 7342 Views :: Hawaii History, Politicians

"The lesson for everybody is you don't want your town to turn into this."

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Sunday, December 23, 2012
Is Abercrombie Vitousek?
By Andrew Walden @ 8:29 PM :: 10199 Views :: Democratic Party, Hawaii History, Politicians

The fight between Hanabusa and Hirono over Inouye’s seat is the latest flare-up of the battle between old-boys and progressives within the Democratic Party....

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Sunday, December 23, 2012
Hawaiian Culture: "All politics was religious and all religions were political"
By Selected News Articles @ 3:04 PM :: 7272 Views :: Hawaii History, Religion

The notion that religion belongs in the realm of governance has its origins in the host culture, said Lilikala Kame‘eleihiwa, professor at the Kamakakuokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies....

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Friday, December 21, 2012
Remembrance Ceremony for Senator Daniel K. Inouye
By News Release @ 12:02 AM :: 4608 Views :: Hawaii History, Politicians

On Saturday, Dec. 22, Senator Inouye will lie in state from 5 p.m. to midnight in the State Capitol Rotunda. A short program will commence with the arrival of the senator’s casket....

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Monday, December 17, 2012
Senator Daniel Inouye Dies at 88
By Selected News Articles @ 5:21 PM :: 7198 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Hawaii History

Inouye died of respiratory complications at 5:01 p.m. EST (12:01 HST) Monday at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, his office said....

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Saturday, December 8, 2012
Honolulu City Council to Honor December 7 Vets at Ewa Field
By John Bond @ 1:55 AM :: 7033 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii History, Military

Saturday morning at Ewa Field on Saturday, December 8, at 9 AM....

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Wednesday, September 19, 2012
How HMSA Used Health Care Advisory Council to Establish Medical Monopoly
By Selected News Articles @ 7:01 PM :: 9523 Views :: Hawaii History, Health Care

Governor Linda Lingle signed, SB 665 SDI HD2 CD1 which prohibits "a person representing a health maintenance organization under chapter 4320, a mutual benefit society issuing individual and group hospital or medical service plans under chapter 432, or any other health care organization" from membership on the Council....

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Saturday, July 14, 2012
New Website: The Real Hanabusa
By News Release @ 5:24 PM :: 8072 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii History, Politicians

Meet The Real Hanabusa for yourself at TheRealHanabusa.com....

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Monday, June 11, 2012
Kamehameha Day: Abercrombie, Hirono, Akaka, Inouye sending Hawaiians to tribalism?
By Andrew Walden @ 10:37 AM :: 14670 Views :: Akaka Bill, Hawaii History

Kamehameha between 1782 and 1810 united the islands into the Hawaiian Kingdom, created the Hawaiian nationality and a national state from competing Polynesian groups, who themselves had been feudal--not tribal--for as much as 500 years....

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Saturday, June 2, 2012
Book: Obama's Puck's Alley Drug Dealer Killed by Gay Lover
By Selected News Articles @ 9:19 PM :: 17311 Views :: Hawaii History, Drugs, Obama

(Ray) was a long-haired haole hippie who worked at the Mama Mia Pizza Parlor not far from Punahou and lived in a dilapidated bus ....

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Saturday, April 28, 2012
The History of Natural Gas in Hawaii
By Michael Hansen @ 4:20 PM :: 14696 Views :: Energy, Hawaii History, Jones Act

In response to my article, a reader asks: “We get all the natural gas we need now. How does it get here? The article makes it sound impossible, but it’s here.”

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Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Sneak Attack: Re-write of Pearl Harbor History Awaits Death of WW2 Veterans
By Selected News Articles @ 6:41 AM :: 26142 Views :: Hawaii History, Higher Education, Military

...it is the role of academics to "correct" ... history. As one organizer commented, this will be more easily accomplished once the WWII generation has passed away. Another wrote, "America's nostalgic war memories are beginning to fray around the edges"....

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Sunday, September 25, 2011
Kalapa: History of the Hawaii GE Tax
By Lowell L Kalapa @ 7:23 PM :: 9251 Views :: Hawaii History, Taxes

Initially set at a rate of 1.5%, it rose to a rate of 2% during the war years, and then just prior to statehood in 1959 to a retail rate of 3.5%. ...the retail rate was increased in 4% in 1965....

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Sunday, July 17, 2011
Sovereignty Mortgage Scammer Keanu Sai at it again with help from Legislators, Maui Council, University
By Andrew Walden @ 4:56 PM :: 42978 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, Ethics, Hawaii History, Law Enforcement, OHA

Do the math. Sai and Gumapac have 300 “customers”. Perfect Title had 400 victims. The Maui-based Ventura-Oliver sovereignty mortgage scammers now on trial had about 300 alleged victims. That is 1000 native Hawaiian households who have allegedly fallen victim to these three alleged scams. ...amounting to 2.3% of all native Hawaiian home-owning households.

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Monday, June 6, 2011
Sun Yat-Sen Hawaii Birth Certificate causes Trouble in Taipei
By Selected News Articles @ 2:12 PM :: 14508 Views :: Hawaii History

...because he had trouble entering the United States due to that country's Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882, the US immigration authorities decided to issue a document in 1904 that says Sun was born in Honolulu and has US citizenship....

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Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Brookings: Muslims expel reformer from Manoa mosque, claim Arabs discovered Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 9:25 PM :: 23035 Views :: Hawaii History, Religion

...he showed us the manuscript of Islam: A Religion of Peace? in which he points to the “negative” verses in the Quran and argues for their removal. “We should reject the earlier part of the Quran and use only the end part,” he told us, noting the community calls him a kafir (non-believer)....

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Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Dismissed in Federal Court, Convicted Felon Keanu Sai fails in effort to seize control of Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 11:36 AM :: 10261 Views :: Hawaii History

"The federal courts have long recognized that the determination of sovereignty over a territory is fundamentally a political question beyond the jurisdiction of the courts."

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Friday, February 25, 2011
Hawaii Legislature honored Mao Zedong collaborator
By Andrew Walden @ 7:46 PM :: 10076 Views :: Hawaii History

Ariyoshi, as editor of the ILWU’s communist line Honolulu Record weekly paper between 1948 and 1958, employed a columnist named Frank Marshall Davis--also a Communist party member--who would in the mid-1970s become a mentor to a kid named Barack Obama....

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Thursday, February 17, 2011
Flashback: East-West Center hammered for “sustained, biased and politically-motivated attack on World War II veterans”
By Selected News Articles @ 8:40 PM :: 15043 Views :: Hawaii History, Higher Education, Military

What you are observing below is the beginning of what will become a sustained campaign to re-write the history of “The Good War” and “The Greatest Generation” to fit the mold of social-democratic propaganda.  BTW: Dan Inouye is paying for all of this….

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