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Saturday, February 5, 2022
VIDEO: Economic freedom key to reviving Hawaii small businesses
By Grassroot Institute @ 2:52 AM :: 851 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Small Business, Taxes

... Road map to prosperity ....

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Saturday, February 5, 2022
2022 Legislature: The Good, the Bad, and The Ugly
By Grassroot Institute @ 2:35 AM :: 1035 Views :: Taxes, COVID-19

... you can't let your guard down when our esteemed legislators get together ....

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Friday, February 4, 2022
Legislative Session Opens and My oh My!
By News Release @ 3:09 PM :: 1201 Views :: Family, First Amendment, Hawaii State Government, Life

... Historically, according the Legislative Reference Bureau, only 10% of bills introduced become law ....  

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Friday, February 4, 2022
Boosting Long-Term Engagement In the Pacific (BLUE Pacific) Act Passes U.S. House
By Ed Case @ 2:58 PM :: 1193 Views :: National News, Congressional Delegation, Military

... Provisions included in the COMPETES Act, a major measure to strengthen U.S. economic competitiveness, domestic capacity and supply chains ....

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Friday, February 4, 2022
HECO Offers Electric Car Chargers 58% Discount on Electricity
By News Release @ 2:45 PM :: 850 Views :: Energy, Cost of Living

... New pilot program to offer lower rate as incentive for businesses, building owners to host EV chargers ....

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Thursday, February 3, 2022
SB3043: Senate Committee Hearing Pistol Permitting & Registration Bill
By NRA ILA @ 5:12 AM :: 832 Views :: Second Amendment

... This is in order to comply with the recent Yukutake v. Connors court case decision ....

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Thursday, February 3, 2022
SB2242 Hikes both income and capital gains taxes
By Grassroot Institute @ 2:46 AM :: 1106 Views :: Development, Small Business, Taxes

... thus raising the state’s top income tax rate from 11% to 13% ....

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Thursday, February 3, 2022
OHA Bumps Up $1M Emergency Financial Assistance Program
By News Release @ 2:00 AM :: 2129 Views :: OHA, COVID-19

... OHA’s Ka Wailele Emergency Financial Assistance Program is being administered by Hawaiʻi Community Lending ....

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Thursday, February 3, 2022
Evening Tour of ʻIolani Palace: A Walk Through the Past
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 1:43 AM :: 768 Views :: Hawaii History, OHA

... the first evening tour of the ʻIolani Palace held in over a year ....

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Wednesday, February 2, 2022
Tunnel Vision
By Joni Kamiya @ 5:55 PM :: 1049 Views :: Agriculture, Labor, Small Business, Cost of Living, GMOs

... The legislature appears to be dead set on ignoring the entire impact of short term solutions and catchy soundbites ....

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Wednesday, February 2, 2022
Red Light Cameras to be Activated by May
By News Release @ 4:54 PM :: 1190 Views :: Honolulu County, Law Enforcement

... engineering studies to select the ten intersections for the pilot began in January and are expected to be completed in March ....

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Tuesday, February 1, 2022
FACT: Our Congressional Leaders Are Unable or Unwilling to Close Red Hill
By Rep Bob McDermott @ 6:19 PM :: 1106 Views :: Environment, Congressional Delegation, Military

... Defueling is not a complete shutdown or decommissioning. It is simply a mechanism to fix safety deficiencies and buy time to keep the fuel tanks in Red Hill ....

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Tuesday, February 1, 2022
Honolulu Council Copies OHA Playbook--Threatens Military Leases in Hawaii
By News Release @ 5:03 AM :: 1239 Views :: Honolulu County, Greenmail, Military, OHA

... this is the same political model being used by OHA to extract rent money from astronomy on Mauna Kea .... 

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Monday, January 31, 2022
DoD on Red Hill: We Will Appeal DoH 'Final Order'
By News Release @ 11:05 PM :: 973 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Military

... we have a deadline of this Wednesday, February 2, 2022, to file an appeal of DOH's Final Order, and we are planning to file in both federal and state court by this deadline ....

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Monday, January 31, 2022
HB1585: Emergency powers reform bill could be stronger
By Grassroot Institute @ 10:54 PM :: 1035 Views :: Hawaii State Government, COVID-19

... HB1585 needs greater clarity about the role of the Legislature and stronger statements about protecting transparency and individual rights ....

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Monday, January 31, 2022
Public Meetings set for Statewide Historic Preservation Plan
By News Release @ 10:37 PM :: 817 Views :: Development, Hawaii State Government

... 5:30-8:30 PM, Tuesday, February 8th ....

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Monday, January 31, 2022
“11th Hour” changes could jeopardize property rights of Kahoma Village residents
By News Release @ 10:28 PM :: 877 Views :: Maui County, Development

..."I am always concerned by any piece of legislation that is not signed by Corporation Counsel...." -- Mayor Victorino

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Monday, January 31, 2022
OHA Trustee Keola Lindsey Resigns
By News Release @ 6:48 PM :: 1723 Views :: Hawaii County , Office of Elections, OHA

... OHA’s Board of Trustees will have 60 days to appoint a new trustee for Hawaiʻi Island, who will serve in the position until the next Hawaiʻi state general election in November 2022 ....

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Monday, January 31, 2022
Unemployment Recovery? Hawaii Dead Last
By Selected News Articles @ 3:40 PM :: 923 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, COVID-19

... States Whose Unemployment Rates Are Bouncing Back Most ....

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Monday, January 31, 2022
Hawaii 2nd Worst Racial Wealth Gap
By Selected News Articles @ 3:26 PM :: 1085 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... 2022's States with the Biggest and Smallest Wealth Gaps by Race/Ethnicity ....

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Sunday, January 30, 2022
Astronomy Adds $221M to Hawaii Economy
By News Release @ 4:06 PM :: 1188 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

... The total economic impact of $221 million, which also accounts for indirect and induced impacts, is nearly as much as farming statewide ....

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Sunday, January 30, 2022
The Future of Blankety Blank
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:00 AM :: 976 Views :: Ethics, Taxes

... Want to pass one of these bills?  Go ahead, make my day! ....

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Sunday, January 30, 2022
Hawaii Second Amendment Legislative Webinar
By News Release @ 4:05 AM :: 870 Views :: Second Amendment

... Please join our webinar this Sunday 6pm where we'll go over upcoming bills in the legislature and how you can help ....

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Sunday, January 30, 2022
Hawaii Second Highest Homelessness Rate in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 3:51 AM :: 1371 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Homelessness, Cost of Living

... In Hawaii, an estimated 6,458 people are experiencing homelessness - or about 45.6 for every 10,000 people, the second highest homeless rate among states ....

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Saturday, January 29, 2022
Minimum debate over minimum wage
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 4:44 PM :: 953 Views :: Labor, Small Business, Cost of Living

... the Senate has tried to avoid any real debate on the issue ....

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Saturday, January 29, 2022
Blangiardi Exempts Affordable rentals from GE Tax
By News Release @ 4:31 PM :: 1220 Views :: Honolulu County, Development, Taxes

... New incentives approved to spur development of affordable rentals ....

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Saturday, January 29, 2022
Auditor Rips 'Never-ending fishing expedition'
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 5:12 AM :: 971 Views :: Ethics

... Efforts to rein in the watchdog continue ....

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Friday, January 28, 2022
Hawaii Most Unionized State in USA
By News Release @ 3:03 AM :: 975 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor

... Hawaii has the highest union membership rate at 22.4 percent ....

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Friday, January 28, 2022
December, 2021: Tourist Spending Down 5.5% from 2019
By News Release @ 2:51 AM :: 851 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

... the tourist headcount is down 20.9% ....

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Friday, January 28, 2022
2022 State Business Tax Climate Index--Hawaii Ranks 41st
By Tax Foundation @ 2:37 AM :: 2326 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Taxes

... The states in the bottom 10 tend to have a number of afflictions in common: complex, nonneutral taxes with comparatively high rates ....

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Friday, January 28, 2022
Aloha Stadium: Sometimes you wonder where political leaders find numbers to fit the narrative
By Video @ 2:24 AM :: 1180 Views :: Honolulu County, Development, Higher Education

... Stadium-villages generally create low wage jobs ....

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Thursday, January 27, 2022
Calling OHA’s Bluff:  HB2024 Would Strip Mountain of Telescopes, Hand it over to Hawaiian Activists
By News Release @ 8:52 PM :: 1584 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... No telescopes = No rent money ....

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Thursday, January 27, 2022
Which States are Seeing the Biggest Interest in Homeschooling Amongst Parents?
By Selected News Articles @ 8:17 PM :: 960 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

... Hawaii ranks 13th ....

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Thursday, January 27, 2022
HECO Donates $2M to Deadbeats
By News Release @ 8:02 PM :: 854 Views :: Energy, COVID-19

... The Kokua Fund Bill Credit Program will automatically provide a one-time credit of $90 to past-due balances for about 22,000 residential and business customers by Jan. 31 ....

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Thursday, January 27, 2022
​It’s not weird, it’s constitutional
By Selected News Articles @ 7:40 PM :: 1134 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Tax Credits

... Here is the actual wording of the item in the Hawai‘i State Constitution ....

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Thursday, January 27, 2022
Ige Lacks Authority on Red Hill
By Rep Bob McDermott @ 7:24 PM :: 1137 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Congressional Delegation, Military

... The facility built in 1942 is "grandfathered" and exempt from any EPA rules or compliance.  Second, it is Federal property on Federal land under Federal jurisdiction....

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Thursday, January 27, 2022
​Tasers were made legal in Hawaii on January 1st, and a new law has already been proposed to ban carrying them.
By Selected News Articles @ 3:40 AM :: 1693 Views :: Second Amendment

... before you can even purchase a taser or stun gun, and legislators are already moving to make it so that you can’t carry them ....

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Thursday, January 27, 2022
Hawaii: State of Tobacco Control
By News Release @ 3:25 AM :: 851 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Taxes

... The 20th annual American Lung Association "State of Tobacco Control" report evaluates states ....

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Thursday, January 27, 2022
​Hawaii businesses say proposed minimum wage hike would hurt
By Selected News Articles @ 3:09 AM :: 984 Views :: Labor, Small Business, Cost of Living

... 21% of the chamber’s businesses said the proposed minimum wage increase would put them out of business ....

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Thursday, January 27, 2022
How Much Drivers Pay in Taxes at the Pump in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 3:01 AM :: 1003 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... On top of the federal gasoline tax of 18.4 cents per gallon, Hawaii levies an additional excise tax of 51.7 cents - the fourth highest gas tax rate among states ....

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Wednesday, January 26, 2022
COVID Emergency: Ige Extends Partial Suspension of Sunshine Law
By News Release @ 11:02 PM :: 935 Views :: Ethics, Tourism

... will remain in effect through March 25, 2022 ....

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Wednesday, January 26, 2022
DoE, HPD Sued over Arrest of 10-year-old Girl
By News Release @ 10:41 PM :: 1322 Views :: Education K-12, Police

... The newly-filed lawsuit describes an incident in January 2020 in which N.B.–who is now twelve-years old–was handcuffed and arrested by HPD officers, and her mother was falsely detained by DOE officials, at Honowai Elementary School ....

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Wednesday, January 26, 2022
Meetings Being Cancelled Due to Improper Notice
By News Release @ 4:04 PM :: 869 Views :: Ethics

... OIP has recently received dozens of complaints from the public alleging deficient meeting notices for various Sunshine Law boards that were filed on the State Calendar ....

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Wednesday, January 26, 2022
Defense Appropriations Chairman Jon Tester Tours Red Hill, Does Not Commit to Shut Down
By Video @ 3:09 AM :: 1057 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Military

... said Chairman Tester. “We’ve got work to do, and I’m going to keep working with Senator Schatz to make sure the Department of Defense is getting Hawai‘i and the Navy the tools they need to move forward.” ....

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Tuesday, January 25, 2022
DoH: 'No Evidence Board of Water Supply drinking water impacted by Red Hill Spill'
By News Release @ 8:56 PM :: 1052 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Military

"... at this time, there is no evidence that Board of Water Supply drinking water has been impacted ...." -- Hawaii Department of Health

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Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Honolulu 3rd Worst 'Sinkhole City'
By News Release @ 8:33 PM :: 1302 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... HONOLULU remained a Sinkhole City because it needed more than $3.9 billion, or $31,700 from each taxpayer, to pay its bills ....

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Tuesday, January 25, 2022
$100 Refund--How About $1,361?
By Grassroot Institute @ 6:58 PM :: 1312 Views :: Tax Credits, Taxes

"...increase the refund amount...."

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Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Maui County to implement COVID-19 booster requirement
By News Release @ 6:50 PM :: 980 Views :: Maui County, Small Business, COVID-19

... The revised rules require proof of a booster shot to confirm patrons are “up to date” with their COVID-19 vaccinations if they want to dine indoors at a restaurant or bar, or exercise inside of a gym ....

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Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Minimum Wage Hike? You can be replaced by a Robot
By Grassroot Institute @ 5:16 AM :: 1112 Views :: Labor, Small Business, Cost of Living

... businesses cut hours, turn to technology or even cut jobs in order to mitigate the higher costs ....

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Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Hawaii Unemployment Drops to 5.7% for December
By News Release @ 3:47 AM :: 832 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor

... the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for December was 5.7 percent compared to 6.0 percent in November. Statewide, 610,350 were employed and 37,050 unemployed ....

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