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Wednesday, February 20, 2019
February 20, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:56 PM :: 237 Views
  1. Ige Names Leo R. Asuncion, Jr. to Public Utilities Commission
  2. After 21 Years, City Nearly Finished Installing Wheelchair-Friendly Curb Ramps
  3. City launches new performance dashboard
  4. Poor and Young People Are Fleeing Public Transit
  5. Hint to Honolulu: Feds Demand California Give Back Federal Funds for Failed Rail Project
  6. Sheriff’s Deputies not Given Tasers—Deputy Fatally shoots man at state Capitol after ‘extreme struggle’     
  7. Judge: HPD Must Release Arbitration Report On Officer Who Beat Girlfriend
  8. Police Union Goes To Court Stop Exposure of Corruption
  9. Prostitutes Release Drawing of Kaniela Ing on Leash as Jabola­-Carolus Grabs for Power
  10. Hawaiian Leadership: Many are in the News for Corruption Charges
  11. Affordable Housing: OHA Demands a 20% Cut of Revenue
  12. Millennials Dream of Moving to Koa Ridge, Hoopili—Projects Fought by Sierra Club, Clayton Hee
  13. Priced Out: Immigrants Quit Hawaii for Alaska
  14. Tourist Count Up 3M in Decade
  15. Hawaii Fish Farmers Tied up in Red Tape
  16. Scare Tactics: House Democrats Pretend Wall will Result in Hawaii Cuts
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Tuesday, February 19, 2019
February 19, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:17 PM :: 302 Views
  1. Halbert-Lyon Indictments: Timeline of Corruption in FSM
  2. Legislative Preview: This Week's Bills on the Move
  3. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted February 18, 2019
  4. Solar Fail: EnSync Going Bankrupt 'Very Short Term'
  5. Hawaii: Anti-Gun Bills to be Heard in Committees of Both Chambers
  6. Hawaii: Sanctuary State? 
  7. Trump Sued by Hawaii Over Emergency Declaration
  8. New report urges 'building out' to ease housing crisis
  9. WOTUS: Lahaina Injection Wells Case to be Heard by US Supreme Court
  10. Kirk Caldwell’s Side Job At The Bank Would Be Outlawed Under This Bill
  11. FBI: Kealoha sent emails from coworkers’ computers to mislead probes. HNN got one
  12. SB637: Hawaii to Get 3-Strikes Law—But Only for Waikiki
  13. SB12/SB114: $500/mo Raise--Voucher Program for Teachers
  14. Deputy sheriff fatally shoots man at Hawaii State Capitol
  15. Should State Chip in to Send Homeless Back to Mainland?
  16. Urine, Drugs, Theft: Homeless Harass Students at Kaimuki HS
  17. Auction set for kuleana on Zuckerberg estate
  18. Waters Campaign Worker Says Ozawa’s behavior disrespectful, unprofessional
  19. Enforcing the Oligopoly: Raids hit Unlicensed Weed Dealers 
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Monday, February 18, 2019
Letters to the Editor February, 2019
By Letters to the Editor @ 11:21 PM :: 507 Views
  • Hawaii: Sanctuary State?
  • Plasma Arc Gasification—Clean Energy for Hawaii
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Monday, February 18, 2019
February 18, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:44 PM :: 288 Views
  1. Fear is not Sustainable
  2. Public hearing set for general excise tax hike
  3. MECO: Force Customers to Pay for Useless Solar
  4. Bills call for building condos on state land
  5. Bill aims to decrease drugged-driving by redefining "drugs"
  6. Red light camera bill passes judiciary and transportation committee
  7. HB1311 Deferred: Was Latest Attack on Judicial Independence
  8. HB1326: Seven Years before OHA, Enviros Gain Control of Your Water
  9. After 17 Attempts, Psychologists Think Criminal may be ‘Malingering’ 
  10. Homeless Camp Dog Attacks Cyclist
  11. Hawaii Is ‘Definitely and Imminently’ Filing a Lawsuit Against Trump’s Emergency
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Sunday, February 17, 2019
February 17, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:08 PM :: 726 Views
  1. SB652: Will Legislators Give Drunk Rave Promoter $50M?
  2. Hawaii Highest-Risk for Cyberattack
  3. Four Bills for Hawaii Government Technology Transformation
  4. Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
  5. Squirreling Away Money at the Dept. of Transportation
  6. Rail, Lyon, Kaneshiro, Kealoha, Leong: Local Authorities too Gutless to Root out Corruption
  7. Term Limits for City Prosecutor
  8. OHA LLCs in Waimea Valley Land Deal
  9. Marijuana Could put Big Tobacco Back in Growth Business
  10. Kauai Taxis Lose 50% of Business after Uber Allowed into Airport
  11. HGEA Finds Way to Milk 2% Land Fund
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Saturday, February 16, 2019
February 16, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:25 PM :: 427 Views
  1. FULL TEXT: Federal Subpoena of HART Records
  2. Board of Agriculture Chair Resigns After Two Weeks on Job
  3. Hawaii Construction Industry: Wood Looks Good for 2019
  4. Fantasy Land: Federal funds appear to be safe after subpoena, HART CEO says
  5. Hawaii Supreme Court gives Keith Kaneshiro 20 days to respond   
  6. Lawmakers advance red light camera bill
  7. Hawaii lawmakers move to ban cigarettes -- eventually
  8. SB686: Oligopoly Weed is Legal for Everybody
  9. What Could Possibly Go Wrong With a Hawaii Carbon Tax Study?
  10. Mililani: Underage Children Targeted by Transsexual Propaganda Story
  11. Former Kamehameha Schools faculty member gets prison time for sexual assault of student
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Friday, February 15, 2019
February 15, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:00 PM :: 504 Views
  1. Last Day to Register as Candidate: 2019 Neighborhood Board Elections
  2. U.S.-build rule deters ocean cargo service to Hawaii
  3. Honolulu GOP Chair Brett Kulbis Running for Reelection
  4. 12,000 Leave Hawaii: Five Can Bring Them Back
  5. INRIX: Honolulu Traffic Congestion Costs $1282 per Driver 
  6. Charting a New Course For Hawaii Tourism
  7. Feds subpoena Honolulu rail authority for construction documents
  8. Federal subpoena could affect rail funding
  9. Impeach Delay: Businessman Launches New Petition Drive To Oust Kaneshiro
  10. Fasi Case Gives Precedent for AG’s actions on Kaneshiro
  11. Hawaii rights group upset over hundreds of missing pieces of testimony
  12. When it comes to measures that might affect their power, lawmakers won’t even hold public hearings.
  13. SB931: Tourism Industry Prepares to Outlaw Aquarium Fishing
  14. Anti-Energy Bills Just Feel-Good Measures 
  15. Dopers Drag Bag of Money Thru Legislature
  16. Effort to Include Trannies in Title IX will Have to Wait One More Year
  17. IHS: 1 in 10 homeless people in Hawaii just got here from somewhere else
  18. Queens Moves 1% of Expensive Homeless Patients into Housing
  19. Recidivist Criminals will not be Banished from Waikiki
  20. Hawaii Stops Buying Oil from Indonesia
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Thursday, February 14, 2019
February 14, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:16 PM :: 1603 Views
  1. Disbar Dubin--Disciplinary Board
  2. Who Wants to Give OHA Millions More?
  3. UPDATE: FSM Government Responds to Lyon Bribery Charge
  4. Hawai‘i County Seeking Applicants for Boards and Commissions
  5. Katherine Kealoha a Drug Addict?
  6. Soft on Crime: Katherine Kealoha, brother released after pleading not guilty in drug case
  7. Prosecutors: Elect them, or appoint them?
  8. Carbon Taxes Debated at Hawai`i Legislature
  9. Legislature’s New Approach: Inspect Budgets In Bite-Sized Chunks
  10. Stop This End Run Around Hawaii Public Records Law
  11. HART Board Member: Stop Rail at Middle Street, Order Forensic Audit
  12. Mauna Kea draft rules don’t limit Hawaiian culture, university says
  13. Bill would let airports self-manage; not rely on state
  14. House Committee Advances Zipper Lane Tolls Bill
  15. Bill would abolish bus fare program for low income
  16. Honolulu Among Cities in Worst Fiscal Condition
  17. Jobs in solar industry declined 22% in Hawaii
  18. Maui Enviros Sue to Block Energy Saving LED Lights
  19. Hu Honua Final Approval Before Supreme Court
  20. Justice: Family of Underage Home Invader to Lose Home
  21. When a Criminal Croaks in Prison, Lawyers Have a Hard time Turning a Dollar on It—But Legislators Can Help
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Wednesday, February 13, 2019
February 13, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:42 PM :: 1236 Views
  1. Final Week to Register as Candidate: 2019 Neighborhood Board Elections
  2. HB1180: $60M Lava Relief for Big Island
  3. More Anti-Gun Legislation Scheduled for Hearings This Wednesday
  4. Gabbard Hires Russian Agent--Story to go National?
  5. Screening Committee Selects Three KSBE Trustee Finalists
  6. Prosecutors seek no bail for Hilo doctor accused in multi-island drug ring
  7. Motive for Mail Box Frame-up: Prosecutors detail the Kealohas’ ‘house of cards’
  8. What's next if prosecutor goes on leave, quits or gets ousted
  9. SB674 / HB664: Senate Ctte Votes to Outlaw DSM-5 Psychiatric Care of Underage Transgenders
  10. Hawaii County’s $155 million disaster funding request is not dead yet
  11. Massive flood control project for Waikiki would gobble up schools’ outdoors space
  12. Hawaii’s Next Big Project Disaster: Aloha Stadium
  13. Cycle of Hype: Don’t Panic Over Rapid Ohia Death
  14. Homeless Emergency Decree—Allows for Festering Homeless Tent City to be Built in Kailua Kona
  15. Criminal Gets Probation for Beating up Homeless Dude—So he Robs the Disabled
  16. Sign up to run for your neighborhood board
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Tuesday, February 12, 2019
February 12, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:48 PM :: 845 Views
  1. FULL TEXT: Connors, Ballard ask Supreme Court to Remove Kaneshiro--Prosecutor Accused of Retaliating Against Witnesses
  2. Lyon Bribery Micronesia: Arrests Start at the Top
  3. Medical Care is a Right—Except When it isn’t
  4. Hearing: Should Auwahi Windfarm Be Allowed to Kill 140 Bats?
  5. HB1311: The continuing legislative attack on judicial independence
  6. Drug Charges Filed Against Katherine Kealoha And Her Brother
  7. Lawyer Announces Lunatic ‘Confession’: HGEA off Hook and May Help Saito Beat Rap
  8. City Councilwoman Calls For Forensic Audit Of Honolulu Rail Project
  9. Parking Meter Rates Double as Part of Anti-Car Agenda
  10. Makakilo wind farm getting opposition from an unusual source: Environmentalists
  11. SB571: Require PUC to Open Docket on Establishing Renewable Energy Requirements for Gas Company
  12. Ruggles: Hawaii County Council Tries for Four-Year Terms
  13. Wailuku parents pray, march in order to protest school bullying
  14. Storm that walloped state was so powerful it gave the North Shore some beach back (Enviros miffed)
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Monday, February 11, 2019
February 11, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:09 PM :: 1549 Views
  1. Senate Committee Refuses to Recognize Hundreds of Emailed Testimonies
  2. Janus: UH Employee Sues HGEA
  3. Legislative Preview: This Week's Bills on the Move
  4. Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
  5. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted February 11, 2019
  6. Known But Overlooked Side Effects of Carbon Taxes
  7. Another Victory for Pro-Tourism Activists: Loss Of Slaughterhouse Cripples Specialty Meat Industry
  8. City audit shows ban on foam containers won’t achieve much
  9. Three Bills Would Create Statewide Sanctuary for Illegals
  10. Potential flaws in new city laws aimed at homeless prevent enforcement
  11. Hawaii County Buses Stay on Hilo Side Because it Costs Too Much for Tow Back from Kona
  12. Snow Falls at Lowest Elevation Ever Recorded in Hawaii as Hemi-Global Cooling Grips Planet
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Sunday, February 10, 2019
February 10, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:16 PM :: 759 Views
  1. Lyon Bribe: DHHL Releases Suspect Contract Docs
  2. Creativity Abounds at our Legislature, Pt. 2
  3. Wanna Buy a House?  No Problem Just Save $946 a month for 12 years
  4. Another Saint for Hawaii?
  5. Counties get taste of GET and want bigger portion of tax
  6. HART’s public-private partnership effort faces more delays
  7. Rules of Logic No Longer Apply in State Legislature
  8. SB568: Transsexual Drivers Licenses for Hawaii
  9. SB1524: Employers May not Fire Stoned Drivers
  10. SB527: Senate committee rejects sale of marijuana edibles (for now)
  11. Bills to Rebuild Banyan Drive—Because Nobody Believes in Sea Level Rise
  12. Who Will Lose if Kawananakoa Rewrites Will?
  13. Maui Anti-GMO Activist Cashes in With Cush Job at Strategies 360 Farm
  14. ‘Ultraright Pure Evil KKK’ Local Democratic politicians quiet on Tulsi Gabbard presidential run
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Saturday, February 09, 2019
February 9, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:12 PM :: 838 Views
  1. Final Week to Register as Candidate: 2019 Neighborhood Board Elections
  2. Plasma Arc Gasification—Clean Energy for Hawaii
  3. Hawaii Lawmakers Propose Public-funded Anti-gun Firearm Factoid Factory
  4. PRP App Reveals Web of Political Connections
  5. Wiretaps?  HPD Doesn’t Do Them
  6. VOA: Native Hawaiians Divided on Federal Recognition
  7. Dollar Signs Light Up: Red Bull Behind Mauna Kea Skiers
  8. PUC Proposes New Scheme to Hike Rates, Send Money to Elon Musk
  9. Proposed 52-MW Oahu Solar Farm Use of Prime Ag Land is Currently Illegal
  10. Sales Pitch for New Stadium: Claim ‘There is no Choice’
  11. Legalization Will Bring Surge of Mainland Potheads into Hawaii
  12. Homeless Drug Addicts Demand Cops be ‘Swept’ from Oneula
  13. Soft on Crime: Meth Dealer Gets out after 1 year—goes right back to dealing
  14. SB522: Ban All Plastics from Hawaii Food Establishments
  15. Unshackle Maui taxis to help them compete 
  16. U.S. appeals court to revisit open carrying of guns in Hawaii
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Friday, February 08, 2019
February 8, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:28 PM :: 813 Views
  1. BoE Announces Transsexual Bullying Policy--How Many HSTA Members Will be Fired?
  2. Green New Deal: Kamala Harris Endorses Socialist Plan to Ban Air Travel and Cows
  3. Gas Tax? HDOT Doesn't Spend the Money it Already Has
  4. Do 'affordable housing' requirements work?
  5. VA Town Hall Set for Honolulu
  6. VIDEO: Abigail Kawananakoa Releases Edited Interview
  7. HB1184: Legislators Vote Down Infant Born Alive Protection Bill
  8. USA Today: Makaha 4th Worst City in USA
  9. UHERO: New Benchmarking Will Reveal Higher Unemployment
  10. Exposed: Big Oil Behind Push for Hawaii Carbon Tax
  11. Hawaii Legislature First to Pass ‘Regressive-Progressive’ Agenda Items
  12. Hubris: State Fails to Force Abortion Ads on Churches, Must pay Opposing Counsel $60K
  13. Fighting To Keep The Kealoha Case Open To The Public
  14. Drugged driving kills
  15. Incrementalism: Hawaii lawmaker drops plan to ban cigarettes until age 100 (for now)
  16. Shelter Refusers Demand End to Sweeps (again)  
  17. Oneula 30,000 lbs of Homeless Garbage Hauled out
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Thursday, February 07, 2019
February 7, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:20 PM :: 877 Views
  1. Ethics: Rowena Akana Fined $23K--Trouble Began with OHA-Funded Scheme to Dig Up Kawaiahao Church Graveyard
  2. Aquarium Fishing and Hawaiian Culture
  3. Hawaii: Highest Sales Taxes Per Capita in USA 
  4. Exposed: Meet the Activist Groups Organizing Drug Addicts into Homeless Tent Cities
  5. SA Editorial: OHA must improve to justify funding
  6. Legislature Seeks to Reform OHA Elections
  7. Louisiana Jungle Primary Dead: Statewide Romy Cachola Vote by Mail Plan on the Move
  8. Hawaii Lawmakers Unanimously Approve Marijuana Legalization Bill In Committee
  9. Caldwell: The city could do a better job running schools than the state
  10. House committee to decide whether funding for Kupuna Caregivers Program should continue
  11. Judge denies Hawaii’s move to get Airbnb host records
  12. Lawmakers again take up legalized gambling issue
  13. Asset forfeiture bill clears committee hurdle
  14. Legislators Plan to Let Lots of Criminals out on Streets
  15. $350,000 pact reached in MPD Sex discrimination suit
  16. Rate increase 4.3% for interisland service
  17. City seeks landowner incentives to build hundreds of affordable rentals
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Wednesday, February 06, 2019
February 6, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:27 PM :: 495 Views
  1. SOTU: "America will never be a socialist country"
  2. Tulsi Wins David Duke KKK Endorsement (again)
  3. Hawaii: Anti-Gun Bills Scheduled for Hearings This Thursday
  4. The Simon Abundance Index: Population growth equals greater resources
  5. County of Kaua‘i celebrates one year of Electronic Plan Review services
  6. Up 30%--Hawaii Second-Highest Per Capita Expenses for Higher Education
  7. ICA Throws out Case Against Vacation Rental
  8. JEFS Fail: Judiciary Electronic System Leaves Lawyers in the Dark
  9. There’s insufficient evidence your sunscreen harms coral reefs
  10. Bans are so easy, reform is too hard
  11. It Shouldn’t Take Audits And Lawsuits For Government To Be Transparent
  12. Cesspool: Hawaii Co Council advances 300% sewer fee increase
  13. Judge: Force Hilo Residents to Buy Useless Solar Hot Water Systems
  14. Senate May Invoke Rarely Used Subpoena Power For Hearing On Prison Chief
  15. Bill to decriminalize pot use criticized
  16. AG: Court Should Force Air BnB to Hand over TVR Hosts’ Records
  17. Taxpayers should pay for Kaneshiro’s attorneys, committee says  
  18. Number of registered firearms in Hawaii unknown, study finds
  19. Like HART and Kakaako Developers, HECO Does Not Believe Sea Level Rise Hype
  20. Robbins should pause rail transit at Middle Street, then take stock
  21. Anti-Agriculture Activists Cut Seed Industry in Half
  22. News of OHA “takeover” shows shallowness of reporting on Hawaiian issues
  23. After Hiring Russian Agent to Attack Hawaii Media, Gabbard Claims to have had no Contact with Russians
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Tuesday, February 05, 2019
February 5, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:53 PM :: 818 Views
  1. HB1184: Infant Born Alive Protection Bill to be Heard
  2. Volcano Homeowners Face New Threat—From Government
  3. Hawaii's dangerous idea: Allowing people to smoke is equivalent to killing them
  4. Restaurant Closures Correlate to Minimum Wage Hikes
  5. Hirokazu Toiya named Director of Emergency Management
  6. Police prepare for TMT protests
  7. Council: Formby to Be Nominated—Will Keep Ozawa Staff in Place
  8. LoPresti asks court to reconsider his election challenge
  9. GET hike clears committee
  10. Maui Council Reaffirms Secretive Midnight Pay Hikes for Anti-GMO Staffers
  11. Disabled Workers Often Paid Far Below Minimum Wage
  12. Helicopter Tour Operators Seek Multi-Million Dollar Tax Break
  13. Ala Wai Flood Control Project under fire
  14. Civil Beat Sues To Get Teacher Misconduct Records
  15. These Lawmakers Think The State Should Charge $20 To Unblock Porn Sites
  16. Rep. Richard Creagan declares cigarette sales the moral equivalent of slavery and murder.
  17. Hawaii’s medical marijuana program on the rise, and out-of-state patients are on horizon
  18. 150 Children Forced to be Homeless by Their Drug Addict Parents
  19. Hospitals Post Prices—But Only Computers Can Read Them
  20. Cult Owned Stores use Artificial Intelligence to Catch Thieves
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Monday, February 04, 2019
February 4, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:18 PM :: 640 Views
  1. Lyon Bribery: $240K to Buy DHHL Contract?
  2. Honolulu Ranks 72nd for Fiscal Health
  3. Honolulu 4th Deepest 'Sinkhole City'
  4. Legislative Preview: This Week's Bills on the Move
  5. Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
  6. Applicants Wanted for State Campaign Spending Commission
  7. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted February 3, 2019
  8. 174 Homeless flock to Iwilei rest stop—Only 8 use social services
  9. Far Fewer HPD Officers Were Fired Or Suspended Last Year
  10. HB424: Annual Whine About Private Prisons Already Dead in Legislature
  11. Many chafe at tourism growth
  12. Russia Today: ‘Kremlin’s crush’ Tulsi Gabbard goes full tilt
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Sunday, February 03, 2019
February 3, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:03 PM :: 808 Views
  1. NBC News: Russia's propaganda machine discovers 2020 Democratic candidate Tulsi Gabbard
  2. VIDEO: Crowd of 'Dozens' at Tulsi Presidential Campaign Launch
  3. Tax Hike Creativity Abounds at our Legislature
  4. Legislators Pressure OHA on Audit, LLCs 
  5. Sex Harassment: New House Rules "add another layer of silence"
  6. Auditor: Should Insurers be Required to Cover Mainland Air Ambulance?
  7. States with the Best Dental Health -- Hawaii Ranks 15th
  8. HB1191: House Committee Passes Minimum Wage Hike
  9. HB1509: Ban Tobacco Cigs, not E-Cigs
  10. Push to legalize recreational marijuana grows
  11. HB1574: Tobacco Tax for E Cigs
  12. Legislators Propose Changes to Voting System
  13. Ranked Choice Voting Rears its Ugly Head (again)
  14. With Hanabusa Out of the Way, Hawaii May Finally Get Aegis Ashore
  15. Shapiro Hissy Fit Trumps Ozawa
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Saturday, February 02, 2019
February 2, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:44 PM :: 576 Views
  1. Gabbard Cult Hires Scientology Lawyer to Intimidate Hawaii Media
  2. Abortion Rich: Hawaii Planned Parenthood Buys up Mills in Indiana, Kentucky  
  3. The Inequality of the Equality Act: Concerns from the Left
  4. 14 candidates nominated to temporarily fill Council seat
  5. Commission: Squeeze $1.3M out of 20,000 Property Owners
  6. New jail a consultant’s paradise
  7. HPD misconduct report reveals multiple officers found driving under the influence of alcohol 
  8. Mokulele to Fly First Commercial Electric Planes
  9. Hu Honua Faces Another Lawsuit
  10. Tulsi Gabbard Kicks Off 2020 Campaign With $2 Million In The Bank
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Friday, February 01, 2019
February 1, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:13 PM :: 771 Views
  1. Hawaii GE Tax Hits 105.08% of Personal Income
  2. UH Regents Reject Plan to Cut Tuition Rates
  3. Kauai Dairy Quits: "No Regulatory Path Forward"
  4. City steps up approach to control feral cat population
  5. Tourist Arrivals up 5.9% for 2018
  6. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted January 27, 2019
  7. Birth Tourism Bust: Hawaii Easier to Clear Customs
  8. Looking for housing in all the wrong places
  9. Monsanto, Blue Planet, Exxon Mobil, 350 Hawaii -- Support Carbon Taxes
  10. Unintended Consequences of Clean Energy Initiative
  11. Environmentalists plan to rally against proposed Big Island bioenergy plant
  12. No to Regressive Fuel Tax Hikes
  13. How Oahu Road Supply is Purposefully Restricted to Create Traffic Jams
  14. Kim Asks Legislature for GE Tax Hike Flexibility
  15. Star-Adv: It Takes Real Political Skill to Stick it to Seniors, Disabled
  16. Caldwell the only Permanent Staff on Rail Project
  17. Airbnb criticizes Hawaii attempt to subpoena host records
  18. Airbnb in Honolulu has high demand, low return on investment, study finds
  19. Almost Half The Senate Signs On To Bill To Legalize Recreational Marijuana
  20. Ban on (tobacco) cigarette sales proposed for Hawaii
  21. Auditor to look at DPP building permitting delays
  22. SA  Editorial: Election system needs reforming
  23. Stadium Authority Deploys Fake Rust Report
  24. Council Give First Approval to Plastic Straw Ban
  25. Make example out of trouble-making homeless
  26. HUD renews homeless funding for Hawaii and Guam
  27. Gabbard has 16th-Highest Staff Turnover in Congress
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Thursday, January 31, 2019
January 31, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:16 PM :: 744 Views
  1. Lyon Bribes: Caldwell Appoints Crook to Zoning Board After Receiving $16.5K
  2. Medicaid Fraud: DHS Still Not Doing the Real Work
  3. Republicans Call for Testimony on Bills
  4. Rep Thielen: Power, Drugs and Imminent Danger Top Concerns
  5. Third Circuit Seeking Applicants for Independent Grand Jury Counsel
  6. Applicants Wanted for State Ethics Commission
  7. Board of Agriculture Chair Resigns After Two Weeks on Job
  8. Ige Launches 5-Year Plan for Early Childhood Education
  9. Broken Trust Flashback: Rep Holt Pushes Thru Increased Funding for OHA
  10. Critical reporting needed on self-proclaimed sovereigns
  11. Some Question Calls For Tougher Penalties On OHA Takeover Group
  12. Pre-K: Who Will Control Cash Flow, Positions?
  13. Key Lawmakers Are Trying To Water Down Inspection Rules For Elder Care Homes
  14. Are Illegal Rentals Causing Property Tax Increases in Hawaii?
  15. Communities Challenge Some Hawai`i Renewable Energy Projects
  16. Kauai County audit reveals accounting backlog, purchase card misuse
  17. A rescue boat that cost taxpayers $118K sits mostly idle in a Kewalo Basin yard
  18. Bishop Museum Agrees Not to Sell Waipio Valley Lands
  19. The number of unvaccinated kindergartners grew again in Hawaii last year
  20. Soft on Crime: Tranny has 8 Priors—out on Street Does it Again
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Wednesday, January 30, 2019
January 30, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:28 PM :: 1159 Views
  1. Tulsi Gabbard campaign in disarray
  2. Honolulu Council Dist IV: Ige Signs Proclamation Calling for Special Election
  3. Hawaii receives mixed grades on tobacco prevention and cessation
  4. House Republicans Call on DHS to Reverse Philippine H-2 Visa Ban
  5. Lyon Bribery: $240K to Buy DHHL Contract?
  6. Explain why Hawaii didn’t get DOT funds       
  7. Shakedown: Opponents of Thirty Meter Telescope travel to California to appeal to key funder
  8. Dozens Of Proposed Bills Could Change The Way We Vote
  9. Quit Stalling On The New Police Standards Board
  10. DUI Driver: Another Recidivist Criminal on the Streets – 3 Dead, 5 Injured
  11. Soft on Crime: 12 Priors out on the Streets-Now He’s Dead Because he wasn’t in Prison
  12. Still no plan for helping homeless who don’t want help
  13. Blackouts and Rate Hikes Coming: HECO Warns Against Banning Coal Too Quickly
  14. Global Warmer Owns Private Jet, Oceanfront Mansion in Hawaii
  15. In Effort to Shut Down Cattle Ranching, Animal Liberation Nuts Harass Big Island’s Only Slaughterhouse
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Tuesday, January 29, 2019
January 29, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:54 PM :: 2309 Views
  1. Auditor Slams DoT--$112M Illegally Hidden from Legislature
  2. Who Should Regulate Drones in Hawaii?
  3. Shark Bites: Hawaii Still #2 in USA
  4. Bullying, Safe Places: 2019 Keiki Caucus Package
  5. Economic Impact of Immigration by State
  6. Former Cocaine Dealer: We Forced Judiciary to Reverse Decisions by Threatening Budget
  7. Senate president’s son is new lobbyist for Chamber of Commerce
  8. Pushing $350M Redevelopment Scam: Aloha Stadium Deploys Fake Rust Report
  9. House Adopts New Sex Harassment Rules
  10. HB1529: Reduce Censorship of HS Journalists
  11. SB1421/HB1289: New Plan to Let Lots of Criminals Run Free Again and Again
  12. Legislators: Third Gender Coming to Hawaii Drivers Licenses
  13. UH Tuition Hikes Behind Flagging Enrollment
  14. Honolulu City Council now required to temporarily fill City Council District 4 seat
  15. City clerk has no details yet on special Council election rematch
  16. No Right on Red—Another Piece of Caldwell’s Anti-Car Agenda
  17. Trendy Nonsense: Straw Ban Bill Introduced
  18. Hawaiian Humane Society Director a Trophy Hunter?
  19. For Homeless, Dog are an All-Purpose Excuse
  20. DLNR sued over officer’s aggressive handling of 2017 ‘flotilla’ boat seizure
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Monday, January 28, 2019
January 28, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 10:46 AM :: 1709 Views
  1. Naming Names: Hawaii Politicians Profit from Sub-Minimum Wage Sweatshops for the Disabled
  2. Conflict of Interest? Judiciary Debunks Ozawa
  3. Public pension crisis? We're on it!
  4. Judicial Vacancy: Family Judge, First Circuit, Oahu
  5. UH to Cut Tuition Rates
  6. A New Public Corruption Scandal Looms For Hawaii
  7. Ige Opposed School Choice Vouchers for Preschools
  8. WSJ Editorial: Tulsi Gabbard Could Force Democrats to have a Foreign Policy
  9. Atooi Attack: Honolulu Prosecutor Making Way for State AG to File Charges?
  10. Star-Adv: PUC Should Put Palehua Windfarm on Hold
  11. Civil Beat: Real Carbon Tax to Pay for Fake Sea Level Rise
  12. It Begins: $130K Fine for Illegal TVR
  13. Gangrene and Maggots Before one Mentally Ill Homeless Finally Accepts Shelter
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Sunday, January 27, 2019
January 27, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:19 PM :: 1388 Views
  1. Ask Not for Whom the H-1 Tolls…
  2. FSM Government Responds to Lyon Bribery Charge
  3. HDOT Wants Gas Tax Hike – But Can’t Be Bothered to Spend Money it Already Has
  4. State Pays $585K Settlement After Giving Foster Boys to Mainland Child Molester
  5. After Gabbard Attacks Hirono, Hawaii Media Suddenly Rediscovers Hare Krishna Cult
  6. "Dirty politics": City Council candidate Trevor Ozawa considering legal action after Supreme Court ruling
  7. UH System Grubs for Money (as always)
  8. SB1530/HB1497: Burn $350M for a Smaller Stadium
  9. Lava: More Lawsuits Against Lloyds of London
  10. Hard-Core Homeless Criminals Refuse Shelter, Occupy Tourism Areas
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Saturday, January 26, 2019
January 26, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:22 PM :: 1166 Views
  1. Full Text: Supreme Court Invalidates Ozawa Win--Orders New Election
  2. Plaintiffs to Appeal 'Gut-n-Replace' Ruling
  3. Hawaii: Five Anti-Gun Bills Introduced
  4. Auction: Omidyar Dairy Liquidating?
  5. Video: Origins of the Opioid Crisis 
  6. Who's Running in My District? 2019 Neighborhood Board Elections
  7. Kawananakoa Estate: Lawyers Squabble over Million Dollar fees and Tax Evasion
  8. Will Lyon Bribe Recipients Get Away With It?
  9. Supreme Court Ruling Challenges Vote-by-Mail Procedures
  10. Homeless Drug Addicts Learn New Trick from PIT Questions: Pretend to be Lava refugees 
  11. Health care program for veterans to change this year
  12. Volcano? Puna Vacation rentals Wiped out by New Law
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Friday, January 25, 2019
January 25, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:20 PM :: 954 Views
  1. OHA: Authorities Should Take Atooi Threats Seriously
  2. Full Text: State of the Judiciary Speech – 2019
  3. Video: Gabbard Officially Launches Presidential Campaign
  4. HDOT: Uber/Lyft Eligible to Begin Sister Isle Airport Pickups
  5. Felony Tax Violations: Honolulu DUI Attorney Pleads Guilty
  6. Shakedown: Wannabe Congressman Kahele Demands Money from TMT Developers
  7. Petition seeks halt to Council decision-making
  8. Honolulu sells bonds to finance rail project
  9. Three Carbon Tax Bills Introduced
  10. Maui Council: New Anti-GMO Majority Tries to Sneak Big Fat Pay Raises for Their Staff
  11. Will Hawaii Co Salary Comm Allow More Public Input?
  12. Workplace Environment: Number of DoE Teachers Returning to Mainland Spikes
  13. Lawmakers: Buy Federal Detention Center to Replace OCCC
  14. Tough reforms needed at DAGS
  15. Bill Would Make it Illegal for Homeless Sex Offenders to Register Park as Address
  16. Hawaii Co Council approves measures adding disaster recovery projects to budget    
  17. Judge Dismisses Suit Challenging Gut-And-Replace Legislation
  18. Financial Audit of the Hawai‘i Employer-Union Health Benefits Trust Fund
  19. Firearms Open Carry: Consequences for Hawai'i
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Thursday, January 24, 2019
January 24, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:43 PM :: 2133 Views
  1. Finance Committee Passes Base Budget
  2. Who's Getting Really Scared at OHA?
  3. Small Business Poll: 88% Say 'No' to Minimum Wage Hike
  4. Bum Patrol: City Extends Park Security Contract
  5. HB939: State Ag Bill Restricts Hemp Growers More Than Feds Do
  6. Hawaii 6th Highest Tax Collections Per Capita
  7. Ige wants $40M -  33% Hike in gas tax, vehicle fees
  8. Was Leong Sabotaging Police Commission with Purposefully Bad Legal Advice? – Friends of Leong Oust Levinson 4-3
  9. Foster Care: State DHS to Delete Child Abuse Database
  10. Administrative costs of ‘value-based’ health care too high
  11. Proposed wind farm meets with opposition
  12. Why a private-public prison makes sense
  13. Honolulu construction costs 4th highest in the world, RLB report shows
  14. Republicans propose tax exemptions on food, medical services, feminine hygiene products
  15. Women’s Caucus Introduces Legislative Package
  16. Proposal to Tear Down Aloha Stadium to Build a Smaller one and a Museum to Remember the Stadium they tore down
  17. How Plastic Cleanup Threatens the Ocean’s Living Islands
  18. KIUC#1 in Battery Farming: “Don’t expect bills to drop anytime soon”
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Wednesday, January 23, 2019
January 23, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:07 PM :: 857 Views
  1. Full Text: Ige's State of the State Address
  2. Bipartisan Women's Legislative Caucus Elects Leadership for 2019
  3. Pre-K: Ige’s HSTA Make Work Program Will Cost Millions
  4. TAT Formula: ‘Opportunity to Levy Taxes’
  5. Hawaii Energy Office May Face The Budget Ax
  6. Local businessman admits he bribed state officials as part of a plea deal
  7. Kealoha Wants Police Commission to Pay Lawyer Sumida
  8. After Buying off all the Activists, Mahi Pono says land ‘partnerships’ on other islands a possibility
  9. County nixes purchase of parcels from former Supreme Court Justice
  10. UH System Benefits from Land Holdings
  11. What is a Living Wage in Hawaii?
  12. Hawaii State Senate: Climate Change Bills to Drive up Cost of Living Even More
  13. PIT Counts Homeless Criminals in Chinatown
  14. Bills Would Let Hundreds of Criminals Roam Streets
  15. HB703: Harsher Penalties for Drunk Drivers
  16. Keep the People Doped up so They Don’t Notice: Numerous bills tackle marijuana-related issues
  17. City Council debates fate of Oahu's short term rentals (again)
  18. Animal Liberation Nuts, Legislators Harass Diver Who Touched Shark
  19. Gen Z: We’re too busy to Register—so do it for us
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Tuesday, January 22, 2019
January 22, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:08 PM :: 1312 Views
  1. School Choice Week--Activities in Hawaii
  2. Hawaii Most Unionized State
  3. We The Excluded vs Mazie Hirono 
  4. High Costs Make Hawaii Worst State for Drivers
  5. Old Boys, Republicans Rally Behind Kahele for CD2
  6. Community wants stiffer charges thrown at group behind OHA attack
  7. Feds Say Hawaii Is Too Quick To Approve Wind Power Turbines
  8. Hawai`i Community-Based Renewable Energy Projects Delayed
  9. Hanalei Rebuilding: Nobody Believes in Sea-Level Rise
  10. 35% of Hawaii ‘Nonprofits’ Depend Entirely on Government Handouts 
  11. The same sort of rhetoric appeals to people both on the far left and far right
  12. Confessions Of A Bill Hijacker
  13. Hawaii eyes lottery and gaming revenue with new state lottery bill
  14. Raising senior fare 340% for bus harmful
  15. No turn on red? Honolulu mayor wants to change a traffic law on Oahu
  16. Health risk from Drug Addicted Shelter-Refusers at Diamond Head
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Monday, January 21, 2019
Letters to the Editor January, 2019
By Letters to the Editor @ 9:29 PM :: 1584 Views
  • We The Excluded vs Mazie Hirono
  • Congress Must Approve Decent Funding for the Wall
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Monday, January 21, 2019
January 21, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:06 PM :: 728 Views
  1. 1959: Martin Luther King Jr Salutes Hawaii Statehood
  2. Lesson for UH and DoE--How P3 Can Eliminate Deferred Maintenance
  3. Gabbard: No regrets about meeting Syria's Assad
  4. Hawaii Statehood Was Part of Civil Rights Movement
  5. Did Kealoha’s CIU Protect Politicians From Being Busted for Corruption?
  6. Halawa prison project delays cost millions
  7. Soft on Crime: 22 Priors out on Streets Does it Again
  8. Gabbard shouldn’t be part-time member
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Sunday, January 20, 2019
January 20, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:19 PM :: 1014 Views
  1. Hawaii’s Failed Campaign Finance Law: The Case of the Star-Advertiser’s Missing Front Page Ad Disclaimer
  2. HR25: Prohibit Possession of Firearms and Ammunition in Hotel Rooms
  3. Tulsi wants Money to Fight 'BS' Party Insider Howard Dean
  4. DOE’s Repair Backlog Is How Much Again?
  5. Legislature changing state elections to Solidify Democrat Control
  6. Gabbard Implosion a Reminder that Gays Control Democratic Party
  7. State pension fund shortfall climbs to $13.4B
  8. ACLU: Hawaii is a Launching pad for Our Agenda
  9. Opioid prescriptions down in Hawaii
  10. Hawaii County is Ground Zero for Opium
  11. Political Correctness Erasing Kauai’s Russian History
  12. Space Aliens Defending Jones Act
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Saturday, January 19, 2019
January 19, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:26 PM :: 1574 Views
  1. Unanimous: US Senate Rebukes Anti-Catholic Bigot Mazie Hirono
  2. City Auditor: HART Cost Overruns Will Continue
  3. Hawaii Construction Employment Down 4.8% for 2018
  4. How we can keep our children in Hawaii?
  5. Video: Gabbard's First Week Ends With Apology to Gays  
  6. Ige Announces More Second Tier Appointments 
  7. Video: Marshall Resigns After Fake Atooi King Teams up With Developer to Chase Protesters Off Land
  8. It Begins: Sen. Kai Kahele challenges Tulsi Gabbard for her seat
  9. Property tax bill could help some Oahu homeowners
  10. Corrupt Lyon Contract with DHHL at Anahola?
  11. Bribery: Will Caldwell Remove Federal Felon from Zoning Board?
  12. Labor Board: Police Chief Did Nothing Wrong When She Transferred SHOPO President
  13. Judge rejects Katherine Kealoha’s request to postpone trial
  14. Hawaii Police Department releases discipline report
  15. New proposal would ban hotel guests in Hawaii to bring firearms or ammunition into rooms
  16. West Maui hospital ‘on hold’
  17. Hawaii DOE to explore redevelopment sites
  18. Only 50 Years behind the Times--DMV Adopts Take-a-Number System
  19. Shook Up: Women’s March Splits over Muslim Anti-Semitism, Misogyny
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Friday, January 18, 2019
January 18, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:05 PM :: 839 Views
  1. Hawaii Tax Structure Uniquely Anti-Manufacturing
  2. Police Impersonators Attack OHA Offices, Most Escape Scot-free
  3. $10 Maui Oceanfront Parcel? Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Case
  4. OHA’s Own Audit Is Being Blocked — By People At OHA
  5. State Unemployment Rate Increasing
  6. Old general excise tax hike resurfaces on Hawaii County council agenda
  7. Climate Change DLNR’s Latest Excuse for More Money—Going for Millions
  8. Rail Project Director Doesn’t Fully Meet Expectations — But Still Gets A Bonus
  9. City, Kealohas battle over secrecy of ethics investigation evidence
  10. Businessman charged with bribing state workers to land $2.5M contract
  11. School Board votes to extend Superintendent's contract
  12. Not too late for Big Isle to lead way on vacation rentals
  13. Maui Taxis Picket Airport Against Uber/Lyft
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Thursday, January 17, 2019
January 17, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:34 PM :: 1472 Views
  1. Ige Sends McCartney to DBEDT, Fuchigami now Chief of Staff
  2. Math Goes PC: First-in-the-world UH ethnomathematics program approved by Hawaiʻi Teacher Standards Board
  3. Honolulu, Maui Among Least Affordable Rental Markets
  4. 'The untouchables: Out-of-control prosecutors and the system that protects them'
  5. Will Feds Target Caldwell Next?
  6. State Senate president: The time is now to prepare for a recession in 2020
  7. Ige Lame Excuse:  Claims Old Tech an Obstacle to Zero Based Budgeting
  8. Kealoha Lawyer Attempts to Exploit Government Shutdown to Delay Case
  9. Recount?  City Lawyer Challenged on Conflict of Interest
  10. Councilmember Kobayashi continues to question Hawaii Supreme Court recount case
  11. Charles Djou’s Self-Serving Electoral Reform Idea
  12. Government shutdown holding up recovery funds for lava-ravaged Big Island communities
  13. Activist Gets Himself Arrested to Push for Hawaiian language policing
  14. 578 Homeless Visit ‘Rest Stop’ in First Week
  15. Failed Ocean cleanup device heading to Hilo
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Wednesday, January 16, 2019
January 16, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:54 PM :: 1381 Views
  1. Ed Case: "I'm an Asian Trapped in a White Body"
  2. UPDATE: Ige Sends McCartney to DBEDT, Fuchigami Chief of Staff
  3. Opening Day Speech: What is a Loyal Opposition?
  4. Opening Day: Be an Effective Citizen-Activist
  5. Harassed by Drugged-out Shelter–Refusers, Iolani Palace to close earlier—Children’s Center may Shut Down
  6. DoH Reports 23,479 Medicated Dopers Statewide
  7. Racial Progress? Hawaii 2nd-Worst Health Disparities
  8. Ige Announces More Second Tier Appointments
  9. DoE Keeping Child-Molester Teacher Records Secret
  10. Contract Reopeners: More Raises on Tap for Public Employee Unions
  11. Bad News: The Hawaii State Legislature to open Today
  12. Hawaii Carbon Tax --- Coal, Oil, Plastic, and Greenhouse Gases
  13. Lawmaker wants to replace Presidents Day with Hawaiian Independence Day
  14. Revote possible in contested Honolulu City Council race
  15. Supreme Court questions process of mail-in ballot collection
  16. Election Recounts, Vote by Mail Back on Legislative Agenda
  17. Campbell High gets funds to begin planning a much needed athletic facility
  18. Overrun by Homeless Shelter-Refusers, Children’s Discovery Center to be Closed
  19. How EPA Forced Hawaii to Stop Covering up Dirty Water  
  20. Microsoft Censors News at Hawaii Public Libraries
  21. Democrats Plant all their Problem Children on House Financial Services Committee
  22. Tulsi Gabbard’s presidential fantasy: “A remarkably bad launch”
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Tuesday, January 15, 2019
January 15, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:59 PM :: 1222 Views
  1. Caldwell Coverup: Mayor Hid Target Letter from Public--Feds Raid Fasi Building
  2. Audit: HART Board Hands Control to Contractor with Little Oversight
  3. FCC Slaps Down Sandwich Isles Again--Orders Company to Continue Serving Customers
  4. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted January 14, 2019
  5. DCCA: Shop and Compare Insurance Options
  6. Ige Announces More HDoT Appointments
  7. Ige Appoints Three to Board of Regents
  8. Irwin to be UH Hilo Chancellor?
  9. Hawaii Student Loan Debt Doubles in Decade
  10. Senators: Some Cabinet Nominees Won’t Make It
  11. Honolulu Will Pay Train Maker $160 Million To Cover Rail Delays
  12. Carbon Tax Hustle: Rail Promoter Keynotes State Climate Change Confab
  13. Hawaii Climate Conference: To Carbon Tax or Not to Carbon Tax
  14. AG Opinion Will Lead to More County GE Tax Hikes
  15.  Honolulu City Council chooses interim chairwoman
  16. Can Pre-K Help DoE Evade Responsibility for Poor Test Scores?
  17. Son sentenced for killing and dismembering mom in Waikiki –Plans Already Afoot to Let Him Out
  18. Arrogant Tweekers Refuse and Resist Shelter in Kailua-Kona
  19. Gabbard Receives Lesson About Switching Sides on Gay Marriage   
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Monday, January 14, 2019
January 14, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:49 PM :: 729 Views
  1. Birth Control: Judge Blocks Religious Freedom in Hawaii
  2. Carbon Tax on Legislative Agenda
  3. They Never Learn: Replicating Abject Failure, Hawaii County to Open New Homeless Tent City
  4. Man with ax should not have been freed
  5. Raising Hawaii’s Minimum Wage Is No Quick Fix
  6. Bill to Propose Automatic Recount for close elections
  7. DoE Hindered by Decades-old Tech
  8. Here’s Another Busy Highway Where The Crosswalks Have Been Removed
  9. Puna Claims: Lloyd’s of London insists "Only a small number have been declined"
  10. Big Island: First Marijuana Store slated to open
  11. Dimwits from Kauai, Gabbard, Begin Protesting Against Nonexistent Oil Drilling Off Hawaii
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Sunday, January 13, 2019
January 13, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:45 PM :: 852 Views
  1. Zero-Based Budgeting
  2. Local Media Makes Issue of Gabbard’s White Supremacist Support (two years late)
  3. Democrats Trust Hirono Because She Apologized for not Being Gay
  4. Budget: HDoT Chickens Out on $15B Climate Change Scam
  5. Recreational Marijuana to top of Senate President’s List of Ideas
  6. Recreational Marijuana to top of Progressives’ List of Ideas
  7. Hawaii County Council: Longer Terms on Ballot?
  8. Judge blocks Trump birth control coverage rules in Hawaii
  9. Progressive: Storing your cars a waste of my urban space
  10. Lawsuit filed over Schatz-Connected Development of Oahu’s Shark’s Cove
  11. HCDA to fine owner of Kakaako streets for Insufficient potholes
  12. Malfunctioning ocean cleanup boom to arrive in Hilo today
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Saturday, January 12, 2019
January 12, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:04 PM :: 1553 Views
  1. Candidates Already Lining up to Run for Gabbard's Congressional Seat
  2. Who's Running in My District? 2019 Neighborhood Board Elections
  3. ‘Singapore model’ doesn’t sing for Hawaii housing
  4. Hawaii Ranks 49th for Federal Aid
  5. Budget: Hawaii Scores 'D-' for Legacy Costs
  6. 40-70 planned suicides in 2019?
  7. HPD Officer has info on Fenatyl Bust Allegedly Covered up by Kealoha   
  8. Abercrombie Defends Gabbard on Religious Bigotry
  9. Ozawa-Waters Case Could Affect Vote by Mail Statewide
  10. Sex Harassment: Confidentiality Lessens Effectiveness of Proposed House Policy
  11. Lawsuit Filed Against Honolulu Police Over Beach Park Shooting
  12. This is not a drill: Lessons from the false Hawaiian missile alert
  13. Schatz, Gabbard Take Kauai Anti-Agriculture Hysteria National
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Friday, January 11, 2019
January 11, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:04 PM :: 855 Views
  1. CNN: Tulsi Gabbard says she will run for president in 2020
  2. Gabbard Standing up Against Anti-Catholic Bigotry Within Democratic Party
  3. BoE Will Re-Do Sup’t Vote—May Have Acted Illegally on Other Executive Hires 
  4. Caldwell, Green Bless Iwilei Homeless Magnet
  5. New Hi-Tech Payroll System Reveals 4,589 State Employees Paid for 'Multiple Positions'
  6. Hawaii's coming recession--Are legislators Listening?
  7. Ed Case Appointed to Appropriations Committee
  8. Third Chief in Three Years for DOCARE
  9. Hirono: Gabbard Getting Support from ‘Alt-Right’
  10. City stands by election process in Trevor Ozawa-Tommy Waters vote
  11. Democrats Only: Luke Plan Would Knock Republicans, Greens, Libertarians off the November Ballot
  12. Details released in latest plea deal in public corruption case against Kealohas
  13. State lawmaker to reintroduce bill to ban plastic straws, Styrofoam containers
  14. Trump’s Border Wall Could Save Hawaii from Unnecessary, Expensive $345M Ala Wai Canal Flood Control Project
  15. Homelessness Coordinator Touts Progress As Lawmakers Criticize
  16. Homeless Camp to Move to 1100-ac Waianae Valley Ranch?
  17. Star-Adv: Lets Put 1000s of Criminals Back onto the Streets 
  18. 'Unbelievable.' Outrage after HPD releases man accused of striking bus rider in head with hatchet
  19. Jail blunders in shooting case again: HCCC warden back in court
  20. Worst-Ever Cases of Super Gonorrhea Are Here
  21. There Will be no Warning: HI-EMA says 'ballistic missile alarms have been shelved’
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Thursday, January 10, 2019
January 10, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:41 PM :: 1014 Views
  1. State Supreme Court Declares Fevella the Winner
  2. Auditor: Internal Docs Show HART Lied to Public About Rail Costs
  3. 'The untouchables: Out-of-control prosecutors and the system that protects them'
  4. Disabled: Hawaii Ranks 6th for Service, 49th for Opportunity
  5. What Should OHA Really be Doing?
  6. The Misinformed, Ineffective War on Styrofoam
  7. DoH cites Maui Land & Pineapple for wastewater violations
  8. Viral 2019: Ten Second Fireworks Video
  9. RIMPAC: Navy Quietly Fires 20 Hyper Velocity Projectiles Through Destroyer’s Deckgun
  10. Hawaii Smokers Lose $48K Per Year
  11. Maui: Key Activists Bought n Paid for By Strategies 360 Farm 
  12. BoE Will Re-Do Sup’t Vote—may Have Acted Illegally on Other Executive Hires
  13. Telescope Already Improving Science Education Statewide
  14. CoR Knocks $55M out of Projected Revenue Base
  15. Global Warmer: Hawaii Will Raise Taxes and Utility Rates to Oppose Trump
  16. Marijuana-Infused Legislators Complain Governor is Bifurcated
  17. Council Approves 92.5% Sewer Rate Hike—$17M to ‘Create Positions’
  18. New Public Works Director: “Lack of innovative thinking, lack of vision, lack of communication and lack of rapport” (but creating 22 new ‘positions’)
  19. On Kauai, walk-in voting will (mostly) be a thing of the past in the 2020 election
  20. Revolving Door: Two Reporters Join Victorino Administration
  21. Activists May Loses Ability to Organize Circuses at Maui Council Meetings
  22. Soft on Crime: Murderer Accused of Attempted Rape, Kidnapping
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Wednesday, January 09, 2019
January 9, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:23 PM :: 892 Views
  1. Ill-Fated Ocean Cleanup Boom Collected only 2000kg Plastic
  2. Ige Appoints New PUC Chair 
  3. SPED Parents Asked to Sign up for Medicaid
  4. Ige Reappoints Directors at Eleven Departments
  5. Ige Appoints New Directors at Three Departments
  6. Christian Brothers Oust Damien School President--Dispute Over Child Molestation Settlements
  7. Tech Modernization Plans in the 2019-21 Budget 
  8. Fact-Checking 5 of Trump’s Claims in Border Speech
  9. After 23 Mistaken Prisoner Releases, DPS Experiments with Something Called ‘Email’
  10. Caldwell’s Climate Change Commission Pushes ‘Congestion Pricing’ Tax
  11. Hawaii County: More Tax Hikes Coming?
  12. Solar Fail: HECO bills spike over unusually humid months
  13. Hawaii County Lava Relief Package $155M
  14. Suit against Big Island Dairy settled
  15. Hawaii Supreme Court has more questions for election officials in challenge to Honolulu City Council race
  16. City opens Iwilei homeless magnet—designed to keep ‘em comfy on the street
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Tuesday, January 08, 2019
January 8, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:52 PM :: 969 Views
  1. Remembering Senator Fred Rohlfing, Republican Reformer
  2. Sex Harassment: New House Rules "add another layer of silence"
  3. Feds to PUC: Stop Approving Bat-Killing Windfarms without Endangered Species Permits
  4. HECO Pushing Seven Giant Battery Farms
  5. Hawaii 4th-Fewest Families with Young Children
  6. Keli'i Akina Interviews Environmental Watchdog Caroll Cox
  7. Rep Ward Calls for Second Trump-Kim Summit to be held at Waikiki
  8. Auditor Follows up on Foundation for Culture and Arts
  9. Hawaii Still Paying Out Millions for Act 215/221 Hi Tech Tax Credit Scams   
  10. BoE Secretly Votes to Extend Kishimoto Contract
  11. Teacher turnover at highest rate
  12. DLNR funds mishandled, audit finds     
  13. MADD’s New Target Is Drugged Driving           
  14. Teen dies while scuba diving, company linked to a previous incident
  15. Nearly 2,000 businesses affected by Maui's new foam container ban
  16. Filmmaker Settles Lawsuit After Hawaii Grants Him Tax Credits
  17. Trip to Hawaii reveals rusting wind turbines
  18. Hundreds of volunteers still needed for homeless count
  19. Got $1.3M? – Buy Kealoha Home (mailbox not included)
  20. Obama, Pelosi Hype Birtherism Again
  21. Un, Trump Coming to Hawaii Next?
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Monday, January 07, 2019
January 7, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:08 PM :: 748 Views
  1. Surprised by Wind and Waves in Pacific: Giant Plastic Eco-Boom Breaks up, Will soon wash up on Hawaii Beaches
  2. VIDEO: Economic Cost of Jones Act to Koloa Rum Co
  3. Stop legislative gut-and-replace
  4. Rail Gets Another $7.5M More Expensive
  5. Gov. Ige’s New Cabinet Is Still Almost Half Empty
  6. Alaska Aerospace Proposed Kona Airport Spaceport Goes Nowhere in Four Years
  7. Criminals Score Thousands on Claims paid out by state
  8. City and state to suspend homeless sweeps during annual census
  9. Obama Library Consolation Prize
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Sunday, January 06, 2019
January 6, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:04 PM :: 2297 Views
  1. Auditor: Conveyance Tax Money Misspent by DLNR
  2. Anti-GMO? Regressive Left Just as Russian as Trump
  3. Tulsi Gabbard is a Rising Progressive Star, Despite Her Support for Hindu Nationalists
  4. So Did You Meet Your Goals This Year? -- Um, We Dunno
  5. Agriculture is all Politics: Central Maui Farm Project to be Controlled by Strategies 360, Tsutsui
  6. Secret Group Pushes to Make KSBE Trustees More Corrupt
  7. Kauai: $25M Tax Hike
  8. $6.8M Gas tax hike Survives with ‘Timely’ List
  9. Senators ask why Hawaii passed on opioid suit while Suing Trump Again and Agian
  10. Soft on Crime: Alleged Domestic Violence Stranglers walk out of Jail After Posting Mini-Bonds
  11. Residents and police pair up to crack down on squatters
  12. Wholesale Electric Rates about the Same as Mainland Retail Electric Rates
  13. Hawaii Congressional Delegation: Words to the Unwise
  14. Surprised by Wind and Waves in Pacific: Giant Plastic Eco-Boom Breaks up, Will soon wash up on Hawaii Beaches
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Saturday, January 05, 2019
January 5, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:24 PM :: 1014 Views
  1. Government-Funded Sweatshops: No Minimum Wage for Hawaii Disabled Workers
  2. Congress Must Approve Decent Funding for the Wall
  3. Video: Ship Burns 1,800 miles off Oahu
  4. Team Hanabusa Grills Fuchigami
  5. LoPresti: Election Recount Law Unconstitutional
  6. Lawmaker: Judges made the ‘wrong call’ in letting suspect in assault case out again and again
  7. Police standards board requesting more time, money
  8. Softer on Crime: Task Force Wants to Let Even More Criminals out on Streets
  9. City appeals fatal excessive force suit to Supreme Court
  10. Inmates forced to stay in prison past their release date cost taxpayers
  11. ‘Service Resistant’ Meth Addicts Camping out in Kakaako Again
  12. High Cost of Shelter-Refusers Tearing up Parks
  13. Hawaii Tourism Paradise has a Dark Side: 117 People Dead in 2018  
  14. Mission Accomplished: Ulupono Destroys Dairy Industry, Prepares to Quit Kauai Dairy Plan
  15. Judge denies dismissal of Leilani homeowner’s lawsuit
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Friday, January 04, 2019
January 4, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:27 PM :: 2958 Views
  1. Happy New Year, Hawaii, now pay up!
  2. Christian Brothers Oust Damien School President
  3. US Solicitor General Urges Supreme Court to Hear Maui Injection Wells Case
  4. Bum Patrol: Security Contract Expands to Windward, North Shore Parks
  5. Luke: DoE Lied to Legislature About Maintenance Backlog
  6. Attorney on Nude Pics: “Katherine Kealoha's apparent need to express herself in unusual ways’
  7. Deputy AGs Urged Ige to Reappoint Suzuki
  8. Star-Adv: Legislature Should Pass Automatic Recount Law
  9. Police officer indicted in Kealoha corruption case to change plea
  10. Judge rules prison must accommodate Sovereignty Movement Recruitment
  11. Ballard Considers Allowing Lateral Transfers from Other departments
  12. Windfarm Approvals: Nonsense in a Rush for Expiring Subsidies
  13. 43 pedestrians died on Hawaii roadways in 2018. That’s more than the number killed in vehicles
  14. Elder Abuse Cases up 300%
  15. Soft on Crime: After 10 year Spree, Criminal Finally Gets Hard Time
  16. Tulsi Gabbard one of only Three to Vote Against PAYGO
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