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Saturday, October 31, 2009
October 31, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 10:12 AM :: 3001 Views :: Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Judge Ezra to handle settlement talks on furloughs, removes self from cases

BOE chair addressing legislators' concerns on Hawaii furloughs, budget

NYT: Hawaii’s Children, Left Behind

Check out Frank DeLima's parody 'Furlough Friday' tune

Parents, keiki protest on second 'Furlough Friday'

High court affirms Bennett for dam trial

ADV: Council's revised B&B bill shows promise

Maui County faces $45M budget deficit

Mayors seeking restoration of state’s agricultural inspectors

National health reform bills would exempt Hawaii

SB Headline: "1,545 jobs made or saved under stimulus"

 

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Friday, October 30, 2009
October 30, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 11:54 AM :: 3201 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Inouye's Bank: Central Pacific woes mount, missed TARP loan payment

Lingle says teachers could take pay cuts instead of furloughs

Furlough case to be heard sooner

States set testing bar too low, U.S. official says

Train wreck ahead: Mayor willing to delay groundbreaking of Honolulu rail-transit project

Delusion: Hawaii creates nearly 1,200 jobs with federal stimulus funds

SB: City should avoid radical tax breaks

Bias on display:  Good news for Djou sends columnists into apoplectic fits

Honolulu police chief list down to 13

Pflueger Ka Loko $ettles out of court, terms sealed

Hawaii County workers agree to furloughs

"Strategy" session: Kaua‘i hosts state’s mayors

ADV: Hawaii must unite in pandemic flu efforts

HUD takes action against Honolulu reverse mortgage lender

 

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Thursday, October 29, 2009
October 29, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:19 PM :: 4151 Views :: Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

Lingle will promote state on tour in China

DOE foresees 'thousands' of layoffs if furloughs are blocked; lawyer dismisses claim as 'hysteria'

Hanabusa panel on using teacher furloughs to increase taxes will meet Friday

Governor to wait before raiding hurricane fund

Sakamoto: Furlough opponents must consider all tax increases budget options

Suspected child predator taught computer classes at schools

Schools seek $32 million for transportation costs

Osorio dismissed: Hawaii Supreme Court Rules in State's Favor in Ceded Lands Case (OHA, Osorio could still act to block State from building affordable housing)

Critics say new Hawaii property tax category will be costly for all

SB: Keep light shining on rail

Mayor plans 'State of the Rail' speech; city paying $10,000 to broadcast on TV

Honolulu foreclosures rising

City bill would limit new B & B's

Dreaming: Car sales in isles forecast to rise 13% (well sort of)

Maui: Panel grants permit for hotel expansion

"Pedophile rights" Obama signs defense bill; Hawaii projects to benefit

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Wednesday, October 28, 2009
October 28, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:47 PM :: 3466 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

ADV: Schools chief should sit at governor's table  (Advertiser joins Sakamoto to torpedo constitutional amendment)

Hawaii Senate (Hanabusa) forms committee to look into raising taxes restoring lost classroom time

eBay founder, wife pledge $50 million to Hawaii charities over six years

Hawaii visitor arrivals up 7.2 percent for September, but spending down 3%

Honolulu homeowner tax break approved

Anthony Kahoohanohano, killed in the Korean War, will be awarded the Medal of Honor

Big Island "pacifist" sentenced for murder -- 2 years

Hawaii Republicans jump into NY-23 Congressional race

Pitching in, cleaning up

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Tuesday, October 27, 2009
October 27, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:21 AM :: 3156 Views :: Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Honolulu rail faces key vote (countdown to lawsuit)

Furlough decree skipped process of public hearings, lawyer argues

Hawaii's short school year is within rules

ADV: Homeowner tax class provides a vital tool

Kauai Garden Isle polls furloughs--cutting waste not a choice

SB: Keep heat on child abuse

Stupid idea award winner: Release lots of criminals to save money

Kalapa: Hawaii State Government Has Expanded Beyond Its Needs - And Taxpayers Can't Afford It

Bob Jones: Superintendent of Education Needs to Report to Hawaii Governor

Raiding Funds, Raising Taxes, Not the Answer to Stopping Hawaii DOE's Furlough Fridays, Public Policy Leader Says

Reuse of treated water on agenda

Japanese ship to try to shoot down missile

Hawaiian Air pilots ask federal officials to offer arbitration

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Monday, October 26, 2009
October 26, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 11:04 AM :: 2524 Views :: Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Hearings on furloughs sought

HSTA hits back at HGEA: Pay cuts alone don't save enough money

Teacher's win reflects well on schools

Fundraising has down side in Hawaii economy

SB: Keep moving on rail

250 positions in Hawaii saved or created by 'stimulus', data show

Gay & Robinson workers, retirees gather to remember

Merger of 3 stations' newsroom operations faces watchdog (sic) group's opposition

Greenhouse gas workshops planned

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Sunday, October 25, 2009
October 25, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 9:06 AM :: 3170 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Here's the theme of the day: Lingle: DoE Superintendent should be appointed by next Governor 

Hawaii officials say focus should be on budget deficit

Union chief says Hawaii governor ducking her role in school furor

Borreca: Why the furloughs?

SB joins circular firing squad, calls for Chaos: Let teachers vote again

ADV: Students still Hawaii teachers' top concern amid budget crunch

Radford HS Teachers Arrested In Prostitution Bust

Hawaii joins worldwide rally to stop global warming

Grumbling about rail isn't going to go away (Even Oi sees what is coming)

Enriques: Big Island 'Transparency' Legislation Not Needed

Flashback: Remains of 466 moved out from high-rise site

First bigeye tuna farm approved off Big Island (Shakedown next?)

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Saturday, October 24, 2009
October 24, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:47 PM :: 2943 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Lingle: DoE Superintendent should be appointed by next Governor

House Speaker rejects call for raid on hurricane fund to help schools (HGEA vs HSTA)

HR: Root of the DOE Crisis – Spending and Waste - Not Examined in Media Reports

Your ACT 215/221 tax dollars at work: Hoku sells out to Chinese Company

Hawaii reforming child welfare service

SB: Inouye's longevity benefits isles, nation

Youth project draws the line against climate change

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Friday, October 23, 2009
October 23, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 11:22 AM :: 3736 Views :: Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Democrats go all-out to steer parents into demanding tax increases, DoE admits it can't keep track of furlough savings

Advertiser polls cause of furlough "chaos" (DoE, BoE not among choices)

UPW workers will be at schools even if classes canceled on 'furlough Friday'

Judge Ezra (initially) rejects effort to keep schools open  (Cites "chaos")

Furlough Frustration Turns Into Anger, then Action

Group looks at reshaping government

Agreement on reducing rail's impact not ready

More on Lanai Residency Decision

Micronesian plan extends as state explores options

'Dangerous' Hurricane Neki to pummel remote islands tonight

STIMULUS: Feds help Hawaii with heating bills

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Thursday, October 22, 2009
October 22, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 11:23 AM :: 3701 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Democrats, unions crank up drive for tax increase, raid on Hurricane Fund

Schools seek to swap training days to keep classes going for students

Two lawsuits seek to halt 'furlough Fridays' at Hawaii public schools

Furlough Fridays fail to invest in kids (Democrats, unions crank up drive for more taxes)

Honolulu awards first construction contract for rail-transit project

ADV: Iwi present a challenge for rail project (ADV editors display gift for understatement)

Hurricane warning remains in effect for Papahanaumokuakea

More Hawaii speeding cases overturned on laser-gun issue

White in Council Race

City will not put up Kaimuki Christmas Tree this year

Girl, 10, arrested on assault charge

Hamakua land sale garners support

TMT letter gets response from OHA crony

Kauai council approves deal to obtain oceanfront land

12,100 in Hawaii lost insurance in 2009 (thanks, Obama)

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Wednesday, October 21, 2009
October 21, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 9:53 AM :: 2382 Views :: Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

KGMB, Advertiser pump rally as Democrats co-opt

Campuses asking to extend hours, convert waiver days (parents undoing the DoE/HSTA scheme)

HGEA Unit 6 ratifies state contract

Borreca: Hannemann's dream could become nightmare

Put state pot law to use

Hawaii Supreme Court affirms Kahoohalahala a resident of Lahaina

Hawaiian Air parent's earnings up 408%

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Tuesday, October 20, 2009
October 20, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:44 PM :: 4437 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

HGEA workers agree to cuts

Burial council won't sign rail pact  (Lines up with KSBE)

The Hill covers Djou fundraising lead

Jones Act Lawsuit Will Test Control of Hawaii's Shipping Monopoly

Dole expands plan to sell Oahu land

'Honolulu Star Bulletin' Refuses to Correct Inaccurate Stories on Camp Smith Cross Debate

With demand for fuel falling, ethanol plants look for other products to sell

Fewer use opiates, Isle testing firm says

A public university is a democratic necessity

Creative fixes needed for Aloha Stadium

Kauai: Ethics Board’s debate ‘weirder and weirder’

Hawaii County Audit: Highway funds wasted

Latest shakedown target: Land board to vote Friday on Kohala ahi farm proposal

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Monday, October 19, 2009
October 19, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:19 PM :: 4204 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Democrat Borreca plays "Furlough blame game"

Parents weigh furlough options as 1st day approaches

Waikiki retailers hurt by tourism slump

Maui News Poll: What should the state water commission decide about the waters of Na Wai Eha?

Hamakua land sale draws protest

ADV: Kauai green energy efforts show promise

Timeshare: Consultant lashes back at attempt to ‘silence criticism’

Weather system south of Islands now tropical storm Neki

Website to post 35-page complaint against longshot gubernatorial candidate

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Sunday, October 18, 2009
October 18, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 10:18 AM :: 2905 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Hawaii schoolteacher furloughs still on despite threat of lawsuit

SB: Furloughs carry special legal risk

Enrollment has not spiked in alternative student programs (All hype, no fury?)

Hawaii needs resolution to contract woes

Educator drug tests stalled anew (never a resolution to contract woes)

City preparing to fight expected lawsuits over Honolulu rail (this will be the end of rail)

(Felon gives lecture, Advertiser gives him free publicity) Ceded lands legal issues discussed

SB Oi: What's the attraction of lieutenant governor?

Employee wins $150,000 in suit against city

Maui News polls Water Diversion

Palamanui to get green light

Hawaii authorities hope to end Aloha Stadium site restrictions 

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Saturday, October 17, 2009
October 17, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 9:36 AM :: 3452 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

Ruling awaited in water dispute

Parents Rally Against Furlough Fridays

Station owner fights opposition to merger

KIUC biomass deal ‘just a concept’

Court to hear opposition to Turtle Bay expansion

Other resorts may be affected by decision on environmental study

Potential land sale helps prompt Saturday Honokaa rally

Security guards fight airline workers at Maui airport

VIDEO: White House Communications director praises Mao Zedong

Obamacare: Lose weight or pay (MSNBC)

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Friday, October 16, 2009
October 16, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:28 PM :: 3384 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Furlough agreement will not avert layoffs, governor warns

SB: HGEA should accept contract

HGEA at UH: no furloughs

Inouye Cronies UH regents petition governor for funding

Will OHA kill sugar plantation on Maui?

Maui simmers over OHA water grab

Hawaii ranks high for meth-related crimes

Not guilty plea entered in Vegas for HPD officer

Prosecutors' flubs end in case dismissals

Big Isle Mayor's Attempts to tighten rules facing opposition 

ADV: Clarity needed in H1N1 flu public outreach

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Thursday, October 15, 2009
October 15, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:04 PM :: 3364 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

HGEA, state reach furlough agreement: 42 days over 2 years

Hawaii students' math improves but still below U.S. average

Whitewash Panel's report recommends 7 areas for DOE to improve

TV ad explains UH faculty union's rejection of contract

Shapiro: Congressional race intriguing contest

Pro-Abortion EMILY's List Endorses Colleen Hanabusa in Hawaii's First Congressional District

ADV: State elections office resolution is critical

Foreclosures climbing in Hawaii

Dust still settling on go!, Mokulele deal

OHA cronies' Intervention denied again in hotel case

Hawaii Supreme Court To Review Turtle Bay EIS Case

Hawaii Supreme Court hears Arguments In Ala Loop Homeowners Appeal: Are State Zoning Laws "Environmental" Statutes?  (Bigger than Superferry?)

Hawaiian Electric signs with biodiesel supplier

Kauai power deal forged

Global Cooling: National weather outlook sees cool, dry winter in Hawaii

Surge: Hawaii's Sen. Inouye sides with McChrystal on Afghanistan

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Wednesday, October 14, 2009
October 14, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:32 PM :: 5280 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

"Furlough care" stalls due to lack of interest

Democrat Borreca: Furloughs could be key 2010 issue

Community fights Friday furloughs Union patsies demand tax increases

Isles' hospital death rate among worst

ADV: Council must stay the course on rail Mufi election plans

SB: Rail seems to be on track

Kauai agency to review permit process for home on burial grounds (Burials pt 1)

Hawaii court allows lawsuit over Kawaiahao Church graves (Burials pt 2)

State Sen. Bunda to run for lieutenant governor

Isle eighth-graders improve in math, national report card says

4 county clerks blast chief elections officer

Inmate punished for whistle-blowing, supporters say

Hawaii shakeup: Mokulele, go! airlines merge

Dole's Public offering puts worth at $1.2 billion

Fidelity is main Hawaiian shareholder

HRA complains about GOP's New Campaign

Hawaii Co. Audit critical of Public Works

Hawaii Co. Sunshine Law suit settled, county to pay legal fees

Smoke, but no fire over "Cannibis College" in Hilo

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Tuesday, October 13, 2009
October 13, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:38 PM :: 3729 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Hawaii parents may sue over furloughs (Could destroy HSTA contract)

Religion risky for GOP  (Gay-Democrat Bulletin FEARS defeat)

ADV: Hawaii pilgrims celebrate as Damien finally gets his due

Rail project gets federal OK

Isle workers should be used for public projects (ie Rail)

Panel meets to get a grip on elections

Tax scofflaws face Thursday deadline

Kalapa: Ups and Downs of Those Hawaii State Revenue Collections

New Report Compares State and Local Government Tax Revenue Sources

Panel considers 6-person jury

‘Furlough Friday’ program providers may need child care licenses

Children and Youth Summit Tuesday at State Capitol

Maui County council defers ban on polystyrene plate-lunch containers

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Monday, October 12, 2009
October 12, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 11:08 AM :: 2647 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Hawaii evangelical churches plan election push

Gays march for equality to change marriage into what they want 

Red Cross seeks tsunami aid

Judge to decide on church digging

Hawaii making it hard to dodge your taxes

SB on plastic bags: Let's see how bans fare

Shovel ready?  WHT Polls Road Construction

Relic of Blessed Damien of Molokai to visit Our Lady of Lourdes Church

Battle bots

Rising rent worries Hawaii Kai farmers

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Sunday, October 11, 2009
October 11, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 11:58 AM :: 2938 Views :: Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, World News

ADV: It's official — Damien of Molokai takes his place among the saints  (The News)

ADV: Hawaii's saint fulfilled humanity's ideals  (No, he fulfilled God's ideals)  (Gramscian rollback Part 1)

SB: Damien a hero to all  (arrogant secularists can barely contain themselves)   (Gramscian rollback Part 2)

SB Oi: No religious divisions in call to serve others (arrogant secularist on full display)  (Gramscian rollback Part 3)

SB: Polanski case highlights shift in views on sex with minors  (Who the Gramscians are)

Pohakuloa protesters: Marines are "Dirty Bumbs"

Hawaii rail transit Mufi election campaign faces tight schedule

Alleged mobster in custody in Honolulu after indictment

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Saturday, October 10, 2009
October 10, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:38 PM :: 3481 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Mayor Outlines Deal With HGEA

Good News: A Small Elite No Longer Runs Hawaii

Private Medical Foundation Plans New Hospital in Kihei, Maui

Charter school idea advances (after DoE planned to close rural school)

Isle teachers deserve praise for sacrifice

Na Wai Eha: HC&S speaks  (Will OHA destroy ANOTHER agricultural enterprise???)

Rail tax collection down 19%

Accused murderer jailed 7 times after 2006 arrest

Akaka and Inouye Push for Public Option in Healthcare Bill

Abercrombie on C-Span spinning furiously on behalf of surrender to al-Qaeda in Afghanistan 

UH Manoa UHPA "teach-in" against contract proposal

Honolulu: Audit faults upkeep, liabilities of Honolulu's city-owned vehicles

Hawaii County Council sued over reorganization 

Commission recommends 4-year council terms for Hawaii Co Council (four years for these clowns???)

Sound off on Hawaii Co building division (aka Dep't of Retaliation)

Kauai: Yoshioka’s 20.02D opinion released

Molokai to have St. Damien Church

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Friday, October 09, 2009
October 9, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:49 PM :: 3336 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Hawaii sees tax revenues fall 9.7% during first 3 months of the fiscal year

As revenue falls by $112M, Lingle tells unions to settle

Maui News Polls Special Session

Parents protest Friday public school furloughs

ADV: Options to ease furloughs' effect are limited (tax hike? raid hurricane fund?)

Toguchi: Education board had to act in face of budget cuts

Contract rejected; UH, union head for mediation

SB interviews Cayetano on budget, book 

Honolulu City Council pushes forward on property tax break

Bill on sleeping is put to rest

Hawaii Co Council ousts four from leadership

State health officials baffled by Hawaii county swine flu legislation

SB: FCC should review TV deal

Superferry Bankruptcy: Anti-Superferry lawyer hasn't been paid

Silva tells pilgrims 'Damien cast out demons of despair'

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Thursday, October 08, 2009
October 8, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:32 PM :: 5752 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

UHPA rejects contract seeking pay cut

Hawaii CC: Pay cuts will not be enough

Hooser says raid of hurricane fund could restore lost teaching days

Hawaii lawmakers look for ways to ease school furlough impact (Tax increase)

From Japan, Mayor says 'hogwash' to governor's criticism

Garcia warns colleagues of tax cut cost  (Mufi campaign scam)

ADV: Core services must survive budget-cutting

HPD test-fixing alleged

New law prohibits employment discrimination (sic) based on credit history

Federal workers in Alaska, Hawaii to lose cost of living pay

Abercrombie's Guam pork deal stricken from bill (still manages to waste lots of money)

Anti-American-war protest vs Stryker and other live-fire training Saturday

Honolulu Council to debate sidewalk sleeping today

Hawaii Co. Council votes against mandatory vaccinations

New water line raising concerns

Kauai joins Maui: Plastic bags to be banned

US Senate Passes Resolution Recognizing Father Damien's Canonization to Statehood

Schofield Stryker brigade will return to Iraq

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Wednesday, October 07, 2009
October 7, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:13 PM :: 5033 Views :: Kauai County News, DHHL, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development, World News, Hawaii History

HGEA talks: Hawaii state employees face 42 furlough days this year, next (Mufi delaying settlement)

State duties may go to counties

Democrat Borreca: Lingle on a good day still the Great Communicator

Kaiser HS considers furloughs on planning days

Cutbacks squeeze schedules of Hawaii special-needs kids

UH faculty voting on 'final offer'

Health costs frozen for state workers

Hawaii Sen. Inouye going to Afghanistan to study war needs

'Person of interest' got out of prison day before visitor's body was found

State film office cuts impact Kaua‘i (More HGEA agit-prop)

Stalinist Honolulu Media council fights TV merger

Pope Benedict XVI greets Hawaii's 'miracle woman' in Rome

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Tuesday, October 06, 2009
October 6, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:38 PM :: 2573 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Isles No. 3 in poll's best places to live

Oahu Home sales and prices on the rise

Hawaii not getting its money's worth for education

Pearl City students, 10, report sexual assault at DOE School by "contract worker"

SB: Evidence must be flawless  (Somebody send these editors to Law School)

Kalapa: Understanding What it Will Take to Right Size Hawaii's Government

Glenn Wakai to run for state Senate

S. Kona bypass road still detoured by legal wrangling

State land board reviews timber licenses

THE CANONIZATION OF FATHER DAMIEN: October 11, 2009

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Monday, October 05, 2009
October 5, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 10:40 AM :: 3994 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

Hawaii hotels post weakest summer ever

State talks with HGEA continue

ADV: Sniping puts jail in limbo

Kulani prison closed out of fiscal necessity  (HGEA/UPW lies busted)

Reorganization again on Hawaii County council agenda

Parker Ranch lost millions in '08

Kauai: Property values, home sales slipping

Aloha wear retailer emerges from bankruptcy

Obama faces jet engine discord

SB: Military's mission of aid

 

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Sunday, October 04, 2009
October 4, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:36 PM :: 2190 Views :: Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

ADV: Furlough challenge to take concerted push

SB Oi: Lingle can be obstinate or show some leadership

University of Hawaii faculty vote on contract offer

Hawaii's Sen. Inouye defends earmarks for his home state

Hawaii Seed Industry flourishing

Council approves ban on GMO taro

In defense of taking land for public use

Maui Catholics traveling to Rome for ‘once-in-a-lifetime moment’

Now a civilian, Watada leaves military, headlines behind

Aloha Medical mission sends supplies

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Saturday, October 03, 2009
October 3, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:26 AM :: 3890 Views :: Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, World News

OHA funded groups sue State over Mauna Kea management plan

ADV: State, HGEA close to labor settlement

UHH faculty, union huddle before vote

UH chief: Time to expand

Shapiro: Charter schools in danger

Honolulu Traffic: City's "new" rail plan is same as "irresponsible, obsolete" May 1 plan

Maui News Polls Mayoral race: Arakawa leads

MECO aim for 2010: Hike rates nearly 10%

KIUC board OKs construction plan

Judge delays hearing on Hawaii Telcom bankruptcy reorganization plan

Northern Marianas brace for Typhoon Melor

Tens of thousands in Philippines flee as Typhoon Parma approaches

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Friday, October 02, 2009
October 2, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:03 PM :: 3867 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, World News

Local charter schools split on teacher furloughs

Charter schools advocate is committed to sustaining educational choice

Anti-Furlough Rally in Makawao

MRC Greenwood: UH ohana doing its best to cope with budget cuts

Speeding case Carlisle slams laser gun ruling

Tracking Your Taxes: Abercrombie's U.S. Worker Provision on Military Project Could Bleed Taxpayers

Busy U.S. troops help with Asian calamities

Filipinos in Hawaii sending money to flood-stricken relatives

Hilo pastor says mother is likely among Samoa Tsunami victims

Damien celebration begins as group heads to Belgium

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Thursday, October 01, 2009
October 1, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 9:44 AM :: 3277 Views :: Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Hanabusa enters race for Congress

Advertiser polls CD 1 Race as if Djou did not exist

Honolulu rail funding shortfall shrinks (and cost grows) in city's latest estimate ("only" $360M short)

Tourism slides again in August

Isle bankruptcies hit 4-year high

SB: Petty politics over prison

Maui: March for return of water to 4 streams

Rubbish fee could generate $10M annually for county

Kauai: 3 charter amendments move forward

Hawaii Supreme Court disputes laser gun test in speeding case

 

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Hawaii Federalist Society

Hawaii Federation of Republican Women

Hawaii Firearm Community

Hawaii Fishermen's Alliance

Hawaii Future Project

Hawaii Gathering of Eagles

Hawaii History Blog

Hawaii Homeschool Association

Hawaii Jihadi Trial

Hawaii March for Life

Hawaii Meth Project

Hawaii's Partnership for Appropriate & Compassionate Care

Hawaii Public Charter School Network

Hawaii Rifle Association

Hawaii Right to Life -- Big Island

Hawaii Right to Life -- Oahu

Hawaii Senate Informer

Hawaii Shield Law Coalition

Hawaii Shippers Council

Hawaii Smokers Alliance

Hawaii State Data Lab

Hawaii Together

Heritage Foundation

HI Coalition Against Legalized Gambling

HIEC.Coop

Hiram Fong Papers

Homeschool Legal Defense Hawaii

Honolulu Homeless Crisis

Honolulu Navy League

Honolulu Traffic

Horns of Jericho Blog

House Minority Blog

House Republican Caucus YouTube

HPACC

Hump Day Report

Hunting, Farming and Fishing Assoc.

I Vote Hawaii

If Hawaii News

Inouye-Kwock, NYT 1992

Inside the Nature Conservancy

Inverse Condemnation

Investigative Project on Terrorism

Iowa Meets Maui

Jackson v Abercrombie

Jihad Watch

Judgepedia Hawaii

July 4 in Hawaii

Kahle v New Hope

Kakaako Cares

Kau TEA Party

Kauai Co GOP

Keep Hawaii's Heroes

KeyWiki

Land and Power in Hawaii

Legislative Committee Analysis Tool

Lessons in Firearm Education

Lingle Years

Malulani Foundation

Managed Care Matters -- Hawaii

Malama Pregnancy Center of Maui

Mauna Kea Recreational Users Group

MentalIllnessPolicy.org

Middle East Forum--The Legal Project

Mililani Conservatives for Change

Military Home Educators' Network Oahu

Missile Defense Advocacy

MIS Veterans Hawaii

Muslim Brotherhood in America

NAMI Hawaii

NARTH

Natatorium.org

National Christian Foundation Hawaii

National Parents Org Hawaii

National Wind Watch

New Zeal

NFIB Hawaii News

No GMO Means No Aloha

Northwest Economic Policy Seminar

Not Dead Yet, Hawaii

Now What I Really Think

NRA-ILA Hawaii

Oahu Alternative Transport

ObamaCare Abortion Hawaii

OHA Lies

Ohana Policy Group

OurFutureHawaii.com

Pacific Aviation Museum

Patients Rights Council Hawaii

PEACE Hawaii

People vs Machine

Pritchett Cartoons 

Pro-GMO Hawaii

P.U.E.O.

RailRipoff.com

Rental by Owner Awareness Assn

Republican Party -- Hawaii State

Research Institute for Hawaii USA

Rick Hamada Show

RJ Rummel

Robotics Organizing Committee

Salvage The Rail

Save the Plastic Bag

School Choice in Hawaii

SenatorFong.com

SIFE Remington

SIFE W. Oahu 

Sink the Jones Act

Smart About Marijuana--Hawaii

St Marianne Copenull

State Budget Solutions Hawaii

State Policy Network

Statehood for Guam

Tax Foundation of Hawaii

TEA Party Maui

TFB Micronesia

The Harriet Tubman Agenda

The Long War Journal

The Real Hanabusa

Time Out Honolulu

Truth About Trade & Technology - Hawaii

UCC Truths

Union Members Know Your Rights

United Veterans Hawaii

US Tax Foundation Hawaii Info

Valor in the Pacific

VAREP Honolulu

Waagey.org

West Maui Taxpayers Association

What Natalie Thinks

Whole Life Hawaii

Yes2TMT