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Tuesday, January 6, 2009
Three New Year's Resolutions with the Economy in Mind
By Willes Lee @ 12:11 AM :: 2894 Views
1. Economic Stabilization & Revitalization
2. Energy Independence
3. Education Focused on STEM
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Monday, January 5, 2009
Ceded lands: OHA’s attack on constitutional rights
By Andrew Walden @ 2:21 PM :: 8844 Views
All citizens should be alarmed that the Office of Hawaiian Affairs is attempting to use political pressure to force the State of Hawai`i to abandon its “ceded lands” appeal to the US Supreme Court. OHA apparently expects to lose out in any Supreme Court decision. In spite of the fact that 32 other states support Hawai`i’s appeal, OHA does not respect the right to have the case heard before the Supreme Court.

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Monday, January 5, 2009
Obama loses Richardson: More pay to play
By Andrew Walden @ 1:44 PM :: 3058 Views
A federal grand jury is investigating how a California firm that contributed to the political activities of New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson, the nominee to head the Commerce Department, won a lucrative government contract.
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Monday, January 5, 2009
News to Puna: Raw Food=Rat Lungworm
By Andrew Walden @ 1:35 AM :: 9705 Views

Humans have been cooking food since before they were Homo sapiens....but ... There was a raw food festival in Novemeber 20-23, 2008 in Kalapana....and now ... an outbreak of Rat Lungworm disease....

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Saturday, January 3, 2009
Governor nominates five UH Regents
By News Release @ 4:19 PM :: 2981 Views
Governor Linda Lingle today announced she has selected five individuals to immediately replace University of Hawai‘i regents who have been serving as holdovers.
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Friday, January 2, 2009
Governor Lingle nominates prosecutor Rom Trader Judge First Circuit
By News Release @ 6:40 PM :: 4928 Views
Governor Linda Lingle today nominated Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Rom Alex Trader to serve as a judge of the First Circuit Court (O‘ahu). Trader’s nomination is subject to confirmation by the Hawai‘i State Senate.
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Thursday, January 1, 2009
$1.8 B Capital improvement initiative
By Gov. Linda Lingle @ 12:01 AM :: 4032 Views
The start of the New Year offers us a chance to think about what we would like to achieve in the coming months and how we can work together. A major focus for my Administration is our collaborative capital improvement initiative.
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Wednesday, December 31, 2008
Marc Miranda appointed Governor's E. Hawaii liaison
By News Release @ 10:48 AM :: 3949 Views
Governor Linda Lingle has appointed Honoka‘a native Marc Miranda to serve as her liaison to the East Hawai‘i community. Miranda will start his new duties on Jan. 12.
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Tuesday, December 30, 2008
Lingle: Six pardons in 2008
By News Release @ 8:40 PM :: 3236 Views
Governor Linda Lingle announced today that she granted pardons to six individuals in 2008...
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Tuesday, December 30, 2008
Nine new laws for 2009
By News Release @ 1:35 AM :: 2939 Views
“Among the new laws are measures designed to protect children from Internet predators, compel parents to pay child support, and prohibit alcohol consumption in common areas of public housing projects,” said Governor Lingle.
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Monday, December 29, 2008
Pro Bowl leaving Hawai`i in 2010
By News Release @ 9:31 PM :: 3766 Views
“The senior leadership of the NFL told me explicitly that their decision had nothing to do with anything the State did or did not do, but was an opportunity to try something they had been talking about for years. I am optimistic that the Pro Bowl will return to Hawai‘i in 2011."
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Monday, December 22, 2008
Governor releases proposed 2-year budget
By Gov. Linda Lingle @ 8:02 PM :: 3629 Views
HONOLULU—Governor Linda Lingle submitted today to the State Legislature a biennium operating budget for fiscal years 2010 and 2011 (FY10 and FY11) of ...
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Sunday, December 21, 2008
Gov Lingle proposes salary freeze for Legislature, Judges and Executive
By News Release @ 11:41 AM :: 3838 Views
Two-Year salary freeze would save state over $4.1 million.
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Sunday, December 21, 2008
Ed Case: Governor or Congress 2010?
By Ed Case @ 11:36 AM :: 3369 Views
Although there's no clear preference between "Washington, D.C. and Washington Place," these results are most encouraging and helpful.
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Wednesday, December 17, 2008
State dedicates last homeless transitional facilities
By Gov. Linda Lingle @ 9:50 PM :: 8765 Views :: Homelessness

...the final homeless transitional shelters to be developed under an emergency proclamation issued by Governor Lingle in 2006....

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Monday, December 15, 2008
Gov. Lingle announces 1,521 Hawai`i Capital Improvement Projects to Stimulate Economy, Create Jobs
By Gov. Linda Lingle @ 1:23 AM :: 3883 Views
Governor Linda Lingle, mayors, legislators, construction industry executives and labor leaders today unveiled a sweeping plan to implement $1,865,522,037 in public infrastructure improvement projects statewide as part of a comprehensive effort to stimulate the economy and create jobs.

(John Maynard Keynes would be a happy boy. But since the legislature takes every opportunity to strangle independent private enterprise, we are left with a choice between pork or economic disaster.)
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Friday, December 12, 2008
Wai`akea, Honoka`a, Kohala: Preparing for High-Tech jobs of the future
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 12:51 PM :: 3049 Views
The robotics team at Wai`akea High School turned in an eye-popping performance recently at the Hawai`i Convention Center in Honolulu. The tech-savvy students on the team outperformed many of their international peers at the three-day inaugural VEX Robotics Pan-Pacific Championship.
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Wednesday, December 10, 2008
“From Hack to Flack”: the Big Island newspaper-Democrat revolving door
By Andrew Walden @ 3:12 PM :: 8490 Views
Reporters are eyeing a job in government. Since almost all elected positions are held by Democrats, this creates an unspoken alliance between journalists and Democratic Party candidates and officeholders.
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Tuesday, December 9, 2008
Obama’s Democrat Governor Blagojevich arrested, cuffed by FBI
By Andrew Walden @ 4:15 PM :: 3105 Views
FBI: Was trying to sell Obama’s Senate Seat Contradictory statements from Obama camp about Obama discussing his replacement with Blagojevich Obama...
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Sunday, December 7, 2008
Our last print edition
By Andrew Walden @ 4:19 PM :: 4164 Views
After four years of publication, the December 7 edition will be the last print edition of Hawai`i Free Press.  Due to the high c...
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Sunday, December 7, 2008
Letters to the Editor December 7, 2008
By Letters to the Editor @ 3:30 PM :: 4056 Views
One Ton of Kona Coffee for our Troops, Cut bureaucracy, not schools, Telescopes continue Polynesian tradition, Listening to Obama?
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Sunday, December 7, 2008
Board of Education: the Transsexual-Libertarian Connection
By Andrew Walden @ 12:04 PM :: 13887 Views :: Education K-12
If voters are going to have a chance at school reform, they will have to know who their allies are.
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Sunday, December 7, 2008
Stephens Media and stolen newsracks
By Andrew Walden @ 11:31 AM :: 3342 Views
The Stephens Media purchase of 808 Classifieds has gone completely unnoticed—and the acquisition raises questions about the tactics Stephens will use against competing newspapers....
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Sunday, December 7, 2008
Statement on Ceded Lands Issue
By News Release @ 12:52 AM :: 10333 Views :: Akaka Bill, Hawaii History, Hawaii State Government, Land Use, OHA

News Release from Governor's office responds to December 6, 2008 Honolulu Advertiser article. The Advertiser quotes Bill Meheula, a key player in Dan Akaka's 2006 reelection campaign and Lilian Kame'eleihiwa, of the UH Hawaiian Studies Dep't who ague that OHA has a claim to ceded lands and seem to imply that the State has taken a new position in its appeal to the US Supreme Court requesting the Court overturn the Hawaii Supreme Court ruling blocking the state from selling ceded lands.

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Friday, December 5, 2008
Kona mosque-builder threatens lawsuit
By Andrew Walden @ 10:09 AM :: 14142 Views
Muslims planning a mosque and other Islamic facilities for North Kona have threatened to sue HawaiiReporter.com. At issue: At issue: A September 3, 2007 article by this writer reporting allegations of “fraud” in mosque-related fundraising efforts by the Masjid al-Baqi Project of Hawaii, Inc.
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Friday, December 5, 2008
Kona Mosque Plan Questioned
By Andrew Walden @ 10:02 AM :: 15049 Views
by Andrew Walden, (originally published 9/3/2007)

A Muslim group appears to be raising money to build what would be the Big Island’s first mosque.
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Friday, December 5, 2008
Governor releases nomination list for 1st Circuit Court
By News Release @ 12:25 AM :: 2809 Views
HONOLULU, December 4 – Governor Linda Lingle today released a list of judicial nominees that was provided to her by the Judicial Selection Commission ...
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Friday, November 21, 2008
Boosting tourism from S Korea, Japan
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 1:49 PM :: 2685 Views
With the local economy a concern for many Big Island residents, our administration is focused on a series of interventions.
To create jobs and stimulate the economy, we have embarked on a five-point plan that includes increased tourism outreach and marketing.
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Friday, November 21, 2008
Letters to the Editor November 21, 2008
By Andrew Walden @ 1:37 PM :: 2973 Views
GOP looks to 2010, How to make telescope payoffs, State pension fund depleted - Again, One term President, Stock up now before hurricane Obama, Low Class Council, Demanding Answers
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Thursday, November 6, 2008
Barack Obama: Born in Hawai`i
By Andrew Walden @ 11:34 PM :: 17111 Views :: Obama

A fairly impressive internet industry has sprung up claiming that Obama was born in either Kenya or Indonesia. This is nonsense which distracts from the broadly unexplored story of Obama’s upbringing.

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Thursday, November 6, 2008
Obama Governing: a preview
By Andrew Walden @ 11:12 PM :: 2986 Views

Barack Obama’s election victory removes the mental asterisk when one tells a black child, “you can grow up to be anything you want—even President of the United States.”

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Thursday, November 6, 2008
Reduce 7-year permitting process
By Gov. Linda Lingle @ 11:05 PM :: 3128 Views

At the same time we embark on our focused, five-point plan to stimulate our economy, which I outlined in my previous column (visit www.hawaii.gov/gov/economy), my Administration continues its efforts to increase our energy independence and to transform our economy over the long term.

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Wednesday, November 5, 2008
Letters to the Editor November 7, 2008
By Letters to the Editor @ 12:44 AM :: 2905 Views

GMO Bill anti-Science -- Turning government over to the crooks -- Was race all about race? -- Why I rejected Obama -- Killing the Golden Goose?

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Tuesday, November 4, 2008
Obama’s ‘gift’ to Hawai`i: Akaka Bill
By Andrew Walden @ 11:44 PM :: 6943 Views

For Hawai`i the first thing on the new political agenda created by the Democrat sweep in the national elections will be the Akaka Bill.

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Wednesday, October 29, 2008
Barack Obama Reading List:
By Andrew Walden @ 10:12 PM :: 26531 Views
Barack Obama: Born in Hawai`i http://www.hawaiifreepress.com/main/ArticlesMain/tabid/56/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/92/Barack-Obama-Born-in-Haw...
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Tuesday, October 21, 2008
Hokuli`a Settlement Exposed
By Andrew Walden @ 11:55 PM :: 15249 Views :: Development, Greenmail

Is the County of Hawai`i subject to secret agreements which direct the passage of future legislation? Is the Legislature? Did the plaintiffs get money?

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Tuesday, October 21, 2008
VOTER GUIDE--Our Endorsements
By Andrew Walden @ 1:00 PM :: 3381 Views

Our Endorsements for the November 4 Election

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Tuesday, October 21, 2008
Vote “No” on drug dealers
By Andrew Walden @ 12:56 PM :: 2849 Views

Hawai`i County voters are being asked to approve a change to county ordinance making cannabis enforcement the lowest law enforcement priority. This is falsely portrayed as a move to legalize marijuana. It is not.

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Tuesday, October 21, 2008
Constitutional Conv.: 10 good reasons
By Willes Lee @ 3:06 AM :: 2785 Views

There are a lot of good reasons to hold vote Yes for a ConCon this year...

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Tuesday, October 21, 2008
Media money goes to Obama
By Catherine Dreher @ 2:15 AM :: 3085 Views

I’ve worked in and studied the media industry for 20 years, and I’ve become more and more upset and discouraged by the blatant, biased journalism surrounding this year’s election. America’s mainstream news media are unabashedly sympathetic toward the Democratic campaign.


Mainstream media also have a financial interest in the Obama campaign:

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Tuesday, October 21, 2008
Boosting the Economy
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 2:09 AM :: 2942 Views

As more Big Island families and businesses are tightening their budgets, your state government is developing innovative ways to maintain public service at the highest level with fewer resources, and without increasing taxes or fees.

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Tuesday, October 21, 2008
Letters to the Editor October 21, 2008
By Letters to the Editor @ 1:44 AM :: 2826 Views

Education? Health Care? Con-Con! -- No Amateur President -- Con-Con = Change -- Faking Lana`i residency? -- Marathon booted from Volcano -- Temblors indicate danger

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Friday, October 10, 2008
Lillian Koller named “Public Official of the Year”
By News Release @ 4:57 AM :: 8358 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

HONOLULU – GOVERNING magazine announced today that Hawai‘i Human Services Director Lillian Koller has been selected as a “Public Official of the Year” for her leadership in bringing about widespread improvements at the State Department of Human Services (DHS) over the past five years, including an overhaul of the child welfare system.

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Tuesday, October 7, 2008
Puna Revolution: November 4?
By Andrew Walden @ 10:04 PM :: 3064 Views

After years of neglect, voters of House District 4 Puna appear on the verge of making a change.

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Tuesday, October 7, 2008
Telescope: The Shakedown begins
By Andrew Walden @ 8:14 PM :: 16242 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

Some may have thought this problem was settled when activists were given plum jobs at Hilo’s shiny new Imiloa Astronomy center, but shakedown is the foundation of Hawai`i’s so-called economy and when Dan Inouye plops a $1.2 billion money bag on the top of Mauna Kea, the grasping begins.

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Tuesday, October 7, 2008
Drug testing: Violation of contract, not rights
By Thomas E. Stuart @ 7:55 PM :: 3383 Views

William S. Richardson School of Law professor of law emeritus and former dean Richard S. Miller claims the HSTA drug testing agreement is a “violation of basic rights”. His claims, published in the Honolulu Advertiser September 12 are wrong for several reasons.

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Tuesday, October 7, 2008
Supreme Court to hear Ceded Lands Case
By Andrew Walden @ 2:03 AM :: 4901 Views

The State is asking the High Court to overturn the Hawai`i State Supreme Court’s January, 2008 decision holding that the United States Congress in the 1993 “Apology Resolution” had forbidden the State from selling or exchanging any of the State’s approximately 1.2 million acres of so-called “Ceded Lands”, unless and until a political settlement was reached with Native Hawaiians. The State argued to the High Court that the United States Congress had done no such thing and that Congress has no power to try to control the sale of lands belonging to a sovereign state.

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Tuesday, October 7, 2008
Obama's CAIR Lawyer
By Andrew Walden @ 12:51 AM :: 4888 Views

Obama’s choice of representation is yet another sign that free speech would be at risk of being strangled by political correctness and lawsuits under an Obama Presidency.

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Tuesday, October 7, 2008
Making Sense of Hawai`i's Economy
By Gov. Linda Lingle @ 12:42 AM :: 2787 Views

As Big Island residents and businesses try to make sense of the economic news dominating the local, national and global media, it is critical to keep an objective perspective on what we need to do as a state to overcome current economic challenges.

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Tuesday, October 7, 2008
Letters October 7, 2008
By Andrew Walden @ 12:13 AM :: 2779 Views

Nov 4 Vote for Hospital,  $700B to Bail out Political Correctness,  Crisis of Do-Gooderism, Roots of Crisis,  Let the Government handle It?,  Riddle of the horse  

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