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Monday, November 30, 2009
November 30, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:57 PM :: 3856 Views :: Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development, World News, Hawaii History

Catholic and evangelical Protestant leaders hope to use the civil unions issue for political gains

Cayetano: Rail system still faces many hurdles

SB: Global warming treaty would be major success bad joke (Lord Gore threatens us with 'hurricane-force winds")

ADV: Hawaii State budget to suffer major hit from Obamacare

Car thief suspect was guilty in the past

Beach ownership is still in question

Education must be in battle plan

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Sunday, November 29, 2009
November 29, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:43 PM :: 2256 Views :: Kauai County News, DHHL, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

ADV: State must not let furlough talks flounder (We need to shift blame back to the Governor)

SB: Jobless insurance deficit to spark tenfold tax hike

Reviews by state may delay Honolulu's rail transit plans

A Ponzi scheme for Hawaii: How the public can invest in our future

Kalapa: Vanquish the special fund

Homeless family finds language, new culture additional barricade

Kauai County Manager: Let the people decide

Kauai Police chief welcomes ‘constructive criticism’

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Saturday, November 28, 2009
November 28, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 11:00 AM :: 3135 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 furlough deal still on table, governor's adviser says

KGI: Unemployment tax hike undesirable but inevitable (Government stifling business)

Permit issues delay long-awaited dredging project at Kauai harbor (Government stifling business)

Housing worker suspended

Shapiro: Sorry, wisdom's gone on furlough

ADV: Visitor data signals value of promoting Isles (Government stifling business)

Kamehameha increases grants: Public charter schools received $7.2 million to help Hawaiian students

Fewer kids found with guns in school (actually only 2)

Your rubbish will cost cash (Government stifling business)

Mauna Kea CMP subplans released

Bill would regulate aquarium fish harvest (Government stifling business)

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Friday, November 27, 2009
November 27, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 11:56 AM :: 2497 Views :: Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

UHERO analysis calls Act 221 a 'mistake'

Honolulu appeals state decision to close city landfill in 3 years

Honolulu official accused of faking low-rent eligibility

Teachers without time to plan would be baby sitters

Exhibit to focus on portraits of gay families

Christian church, Native Americans reconcile begin reparations process in NY

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Thursday, November 26, 2009
November 26, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:22 PM :: 2711 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Hawaii teachers' union details concerns about furlough plan (suddenly unions don't want to change furloughs)

Jobless rate tops 9% on Neighbor Islands

Life of the Land: Proposed oil tax a barrel of trouble for Hawaii

Lawsuit Tackles Tax Break For Hawaiian Homelands  (OHA thrilled)

Ranch donates 12,000 acres for easement to Maui land trust

New Honolulu police chief popular with rank and file

Pictures of alleged drunken drivers posted on Web site

Rail: Harbor plan would expand waterfront

Settlement reached in Sunetric case

Hawaii County renews "Golden Bulldozer" contract

LINK>>>Jihadi murderer of Big Island man captured in Iraq: Navy Seals face prosecution

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Wednesday, November 25, 2009
November 25, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 11:57 AM :: 3162 Views :: Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Hawaii teachers union hesitant on plan to reduce furlough days  (exactly as predicted)

Legislators cancel party plans  (its tough everywhere)

Shakeys' Stimulus: $675,000 for a non-existent Honolulu pizza parlor?

State on track to have 6.5 million tourists this year

Matson to hike shipping rates 3.8%

Mayor weighed SHPD letter in path decision (OHA: Evolving Sacredness)

LINK: Saddam Hussein's 1982 Honolulu Attacker flushed from Iraq: FBI announces $5M reward

LINK: Gay Civil Unions coming back in 2010 session, protest planned

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Tuesday, November 24, 2009
November 24, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:41 PM :: 4079 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, World News, Hawaii History

LINK>>>Lingle defends Chinese trade initiatives against criticism

Mufi demands rail go the way of the Superferry

Hawaii Corrections Officers File Complaint Against United Public Workers Union

Keep lid on crime, fears

Parents against cut in child-care funds

Public workers now have until Dec. 7 to select medical insurance plan

Mayor seeks fine for bulky trash left out early

Mayor bucks OHA recommendation

Obamacare Advertiser: Doctors still hold reins in women's health

Alleged scientist spy fit to stand trial

The worst-case curve  (CO2 increases while Earth cools!)

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Monday, November 23, 2009
November 23, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 11:34 AM :: 4688 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, World News, Hawaii History

Day TWO of ZERO coverage on Furlough negotiations: $50M ransom offered, but unions balk at releasing hostages

Hawaii counties see budget crunch ahead (adventures of the three mini-Mufis)

UCOMP: Hawaii May Back Off Big Business Tax Hike

Honolulu officials faulted for rejecting ground-level trains (KS wants train out of Kakaako KS re-development area)

Publicly Financed Elections Bolster Big Government

Lawmakers to examine use of federal stimulus money

Troubled bridges over island waters

Swine flu vaccine gets hogged

Hawaii Department of Education - Cutting Necessary Services Before Cutting the Fat

Lawyers' magazine rates UH law school 166th of 180

Tread carefully with Web site of DUI shame

Environmental Council needs better support

OHA appoints 4 new directors

Hawaii man sought for two killings in Philippines (victims both tied to Arroyo)

Kekaha’s Aipoalani says now is time to restore (Kauaian) kingdom

Kauai: Expert panel downplays need for county manager

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Sunday, November 22, 2009
November 22, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:24 PM :: 5270 Views :: Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development, World News, Hawaii History

KGI: Unions Back to the table

Hawaii lands coveted APEC meeting with concerted effort

Shapiro: Par for the Course

75% of city workers on flu shot list

Isles, nation demand focus on joblessness

Even though the state's crime rate is at a record low, the public has the perception that it's worse than usual

All's very well with Hawaii's healthy rank 

SB Oi: DUI 'shame' Web site probably won't work

Maui County moves to settle on landfills

Maui News: Out of touch with reality

Hawaii platoon leader died for his comrades at the battle of Wanat

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Saturday, November 21, 2009
November 21, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:43 PM :: 5069 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

Hostage Drama Continues: Hawaii Legislature accepts $50M ransom offer, HSTA, HGEA, UPW balk

Increase in public school bus fares OK'd

Akaka Bill: Hawaiian Homelands to become federal property?

Officer faces felony drug charge in Vegas

Hawaii may cut back preschool tuition subsidies to families

Mauna Kea CMP takes step ahead

Kauai residents rip county plan for new landfill in Kalaheo

Special Session: Nacino elevated to Circuit Court judge

Hawaii jobless rate stays at 7.2 percent

Hawaii House cutting staff salaries by piddling 5%, Senate refuses to make cuts

Maui: Small store creates big controversy

LINK: Mufi's secret rail push-poll released

LINK: Obamacare: A Senate Bill nobody believes goes to vote Saturday

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Friday, November 20, 2009
November 20, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:48 PM :: 3525 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

ADV: Lingle's rainy day plan earns Senate Democrats' support

SB: Senate ready for special session 

SB: Inouye urges competition in campaign for governor (backs Mufi)

ADV: Inouye says he's staying neutral (backs Mufi)

Plan calls for nonprofit HMC

ADV: Police chief to tackle tough job list at HPD

Money to ease Hawaii school furloughs may shortchange needy HGEA

Attorneys trying to hurry furlough case for disabled

Kona campus project moves forward

Abercrombie's ILLEGAL questions in TV merger rejected

Burgess Petitions Ninth Circuit for Panel or En Banc Review

Hawaii County Planning director: Say no to concurrency (rezoning moratorium)

Maui: Work force housing bill compromise considered (development moratorium)

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Thursday, November 19, 2009
November 19, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:57 PM :: 3761 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Sen Roz Baker vs TEA Party

EBay founder plans Island news propaganda service

SEC says Mantria ran massive fraud (ACT 215/221)

Pasha bid comes under fire (Superferry Redux?)

Louis Kealoha named HPD chief (Fix NOT in???)

Mentally ill losing key service  (HGEA -- "what about us???")

Honolulu police plan to post photos of those charged with DUI

Vote postponed on cutting Kona meetings

Hawaii County moves forward on land sale

County still roadblocked in progress on Hokulia bypass

Kaua‘i Coffee objects to landfill site

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Wednesday, November 18, 2009
November 18, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:39 PM :: 4450 Views :: Kauai County News, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development, World News, Hawaii History

LINK: Inouye, Akaka votes: A ticket to USA for Guantanamo detainee who attempted attack on Honolulu

Isles predicted to lose more jobs next year

Four Hawaii Phantom Districts Receive $45,639,408 in Stimulus Funds for 3.4 Jobs

BoE to again consider hiking School bus fares

Now state's HGEA's real survival planning for tax increase begins

Democrat Borreca: Lingle shows leadership by reversing direction

Democrat Borreca: Senator guided furlough accord

"The Fix is In": New Honolulu police chief expected to be chosen today

City signs $483M rail contract (Locks up GET funds? before coming EIS train wreck)

Mayor signs pact with 12 unions on rail project

EUTF to discuss health plan delay

State earns a D grade with rise in pre-term births

Chinese join Mauna Kea telescope project

Hilo Teacher to serve prison term

Hawaii County would like to get rid of state land use board

Kenoi wants state parks for county, cites tourism's role

Maui County officials: Where’s the stimulus?

Murder victim linked to Mafia

 

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Tuesday, November 17, 2009
Letters to the Editor November, 2009
By Letters to the Editor @ 5:39 PM :: 5909 Views :: Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

Bureaucrats' Strategy: Furloughs and the "Washington Monument Principle"

Trying to Sell a Concrete Paradise

Honolulu Police Commission’s Process Severely Flawed

Obama has proven he knows how to spend our tax money

Stop the Madness

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Tuesday, November 17, 2009
November 17, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:22 PM :: 3350 Views :: Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

(Pushback against furlough settlement)  Hamamoto: Plan May Not Restore All Furlough Days

Teacher furlough fix may require change in law

SB: 'Rain' fund raid right choice (but more pushback)

"Blatantly political" Abercrombie campaign admits lobbying Ed Sec'y Duncan

Hawaii's tourism slump has industry looking to China

Rail tax revenue down 30%

Police Commission Chair a no-show at City Council meeting

Final Brief In Maui Councilmember Residency Appeal: What Is "Immediate Forfeiture And Vacancy?"

U.S. senators question TV mergers here, nationwide

Clock is ticking on Hawaiian pilot deal

HMSA reports $23M loss thanks to swine flu hype

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Monday, November 16, 2009
November 16, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:03 PM :: 3311 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, World News, Hawaii History

Shapiro: Lingle offers new hope for schools

Lingle: Hawaii-China business can "bring back a lot of jobs"

ADV: New homeless numbers a reminder of growing need

Lawyer is only one so far seeking GOP nod for lieutenant governor

Kealakekua: Drawing up a master plan (after 12 years)

Councilor says Kona meetings too costly

Harbor plan would hurt boaters

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Sunday, November 15, 2009
November 15, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:00 PM :: 1737 Views :: Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Public housing still needs a state advocate

Health care reform won't have much effect on Hawaii coverage (well...except for part-timers, and small business)

SB sees a threat: Protect Hawaii health care (Hirono vs Inouye)

‘Conformance’ impossible for some under current law

ADV: 92% in Hawaii give to charity even in toughest of times

Obama boosts dashes hopes for free trade

$100M budget shortfall: Hawaii County departments asked to see which positions can be cut

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Saturday, November 14, 2009
November 14, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:31 PM :: 3543 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

SSgt Patrick Zeigler, Radford HS Grad shot at Ft Hood, needs your support

Court rejects UPW suit to stop state layoffs

Manufactured Chaos: Union bosses, Advertiser, Legislators step up to help HMSA fleece members

Kamehameha teacher, accused of sexual misconduct in 1992, resigns because of allegation 'distractions'

Lingle won't use $35M stimulus to ease Hawaii school furloughs

University of Hawaii coach's $1.1M salary raising grumbles

"The fix is in": Who's the top cop?

Hawaiian Telcom's $460M reorganization gets OK (Al Hee won't be listening in on the party line)

Hawaii County sues over water tank

LINK: Hawaii's 2010 election schedule violates new federal law

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Friday, November 13, 2009
November 13, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 11:46 AM :: 3459 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, World News

U.S. Education Secretary says Hawaii hurt chances for fed money with 'mind-boggling' furloughs

Furloughs: No alternatives? Really now (3 simple changes to close DoE budget gap)

650 state workers to lose jobs to help Hawaii close budget deficit

Isles' homeless numbers rise

SB: Don't rush change in medical coverage

Supporting Agriculture?  Mufi helps foreign competitors to Hawaii Mac Nuts

Public hearing today on "fixed" selection of new Honolulu police chief

HD 46, North Shore Oahu: Gil Riviere Will Run for Hawaii State House of Representatives in 2010

Man shot by police has history of getting off easy after attempting to escape arrest

Hawi's iconoclast Channon inspiration for 'Men who stare at Goats' character

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Thursday, November 12, 2009
November 12, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:04 PM :: 2887 Views :: Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

Hawaii state layoffs begin tomorrow but details still unclear

Democrat Borreca: Silence greets Aiona's call for meeting on furloughs

Study: Hawaii in worse fiscal shape than many states

Foreclosure filings top 900 once again

Rate of Islanders seeking job opportunities surges

ADV: City must approach tax relief with caution (must not shield too many homeowners)

DOE 'making progress' on proposed Kíhei high school

Hawaii senator's new benefits for veterans blocked by Republican

9th Circuit Court upholds dismissal of lawsuit, sanction against lawyer

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Wednesday, November 11, 2009
November 11, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:24 PM :: 3050 Views :: Kauai County News, Maui County News, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News

Ft Hood Jihadi shot Hawaii soldier 4 times: Radford grad survives Texas tragedy

DoE, legislators', Abercrombie's $35M raid -- Charter school funds

SB: School closures capture attention from across globe (tax increase strategy explained)

SB: Schools must work to tap federal funds (backs raid on charter schools?)

Aiona calls for meeting on Furlough Fridays

District Court Rules Against Hawaii Public School Parents Challenging Teacher Furloughs

Search for Honolulu PD chief draws scrutiny  "The Fix is in"

State pension fund grows $945M

Creditors oppose HawTel confirmation as hearing begins

Final sugar ship sails into sunset

Maui: Occupancy rate low, even for slow month

NRA endorses Kealoha for Honolulu Chief

GENIUS AT WORK: State considers getting out of handling Hawaii public housing

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Tuesday, November 10, 2009
November 10, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 11:50 AM :: 3397 Views :: Kauai County News, DHHL, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

State tax revenue declines by 10.9%

SB: Leave Tax Policy Alone  (This is an argument for a tax increase)

Not Felix Redux: Judge denies injunctions seeking halt to 'furlough Fridays' in schools

University of Hawaii in crisis over deficit (Kill "American Studies"--PLEASE)

Landlord retaliating, say elderly tenants

Gentry loses rights to Hawaii home project (no protests here)

Latest blast of HSTA/DoE propaganda: Senators urging governor to use $35M in stimulus money to cover furloughs

Backlog at state agency could disrupt health coverage for public workers  (HMSA in panic mode)

$68.5M test site sought for Kauai

2012 Doomsday denied

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Monday, November 09, 2009
November 9, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 11:57 AM :: 3011 Views :: Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

Obamacare will cost Hawaii part-timers their jobs

Hawaii furlough lawsuits could spur sweeping change

Furlough Conflict?

Education controversy and the race for governor

"If these furlough days work we should make them permanent"

SB: As pine goes under, prep fields well on new crops (ANTI-GMO Shakedown, being Prepped)

Global warmers not convened

Isle hotels see more rooms filled

Advertiser vs Star-Bulletin: How to build Hawaii's homelessness industry?

SB Catches up with Inouye Earmark Scandal (One MONTH after Hawai`i Free Press ran story)

 

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Sunday, November 08, 2009
November 8, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:20 PM :: 5369 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development, World News, Hawaii History

Obamacare passes House 220-215 after abortion funding removed

Hilo: Protesters rejected as thousands turn out to support troops at Veterans Day Parade

Heroes of Ft Hood -- and Obama's frightening insensitivity following shooting

Earlier primary voting considered

HGEA Calls for tax hike piling on reluctant lawmakers

Hawaii state tax squad zeroes in on cash-only businesses

State welfare payouts drop as numbers of needy grow

Failures tarnish Hawaii program to rehabilitate offenders

$25M agreement settles lawsuits over Kauai dam tragedy

Reduced land fund could be part of Hawaii County charter

WHT: Saluting American Valor--Honolulu's Amerine led highly decorated unit in Afghanistan

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Saturday, November 07, 2009
November 7, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 11:50 AM :: 3448 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

"The fix is in" for Honolulu Police Chief

2 quit Honolulu police chief selection panel when commission expands list of finalists to 6

Negotiations over teacher furloughs prove pointless

Senate to grill DOE on stimulus

Maui Legislators: Need plan to end crisis, furloughs

ADV wins prize for funniest Obama propaganda: "10.2% jobless rate signals slow rally"

Program for 'clean campaign' confuses

Shakedown: Hawaiians aim to halt land sale

9-11 Trooothers in Hilo: Controversy erupts as veterans parade nears

Honolulu Symphony broke, ends season

Obama holiday visit still a rumor

SB: Danger signs emerged before Army rampage (no Jihadi to see here, just move along)

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Friday, November 06, 2009
November 6, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:04 PM :: 1906 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

LINK: Alleged Ft Hood shooter allegedly praised suicide bombers, other Muslim shooters

100 schools get OK to boost class time

Lawmakers still cool to session on schools

Public grills lawmakers

SB: Diverse finalists vie to be top cop (political correctness gone mad)

Economists see 2011 recovery

Health insurance companies signal rate hikes in January

Home sales on Big Island and Kauai rose in October

Restore housing office, group urges

DLNR explains fee hikes; proposed payers upset

Hawaii Co. Council delays action on contested bills

White powder delays UH Warriors football practice, investigated by FBI

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Thursday, November 05, 2009
November 5, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 10:31 AM :: 4219 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

Judge finds state breached home lands obligations to Hawaiians (30 years of Democrat mismanagement)

HGEA vs HSTA: Hospitals hurting

No New Ideas from Senate Democrats: Proposals raid funds for more school

Kanu Hawaii rallies to demand tax increase

SB: Tackle schools' unique hurdles

Third furlough lawsuit claims rights violation

More suspensions, arrests expected in Keaau High campus fights (just another day in the DoE)

Schools' shortcomings extend far beyond budget

Hearing to be held in American Samoa on pre-tsunami preparedness

Hawaii GOP calls East Coast elections a harbinger

State Land Department's Proposal for Hawaii's Small Boat Harbors Would Send Anchoring Fees Skyrocketing

Hawaii Supreme Court to hear Turtle Bay EIS case

Former Hawaii Air Ambulance nurse alleges harassment

 

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Wednesday, November 04, 2009
November 4, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 11:59 AM :: 3018 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

5 city workers indicted on bribery, theft

Hawaii's poor, disabled facing 33% cut in benefit

UH planning to rent office space in town

Groups want special session to cancel Furlough Fridays

Chased out of Hawaii by Eco-Shakedown: Kona-based company to raise kampachi off Mexico

Oahu home sales reach 19-month high in October

Waikiki hotel could face closure

Pineapple all pau on Valley isle

Parker Ranch sells real estate business

'The silent majority' voices concern: Public hearing draws opposition to land transparency bill

Land is worth less than thought: Proposed Hamakua sale could still leave $1.9 million deficit for county

Kauai: County Charter amendments move forward

Oil uncertainty pushes KIUC to find alternatives

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Tuesday, November 03, 2009
November 3, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:44 PM :: 3597 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

ADV: Leaders must set priorities in budget plan (HGEA vs HSTA)

95 Hawaii schools ask for more class days: Board expected to OK requests for more instruction time

HR: Hawaii Public High School Experience - An Inside Look from a Hawaii Teen

17 students arrested after series of fights at Keaau High

Hawaii Senate Committee Hearing: Teachers' Union Agreement on Furloughs Questioned

Lawmakers advocate renegotiating teacher contract to restore cut days

More Fantasy Money: Federal funds considered to help fill in furlough gaps

SB's Obamacare FEAR: Isle residents need more details about health reform

Honolulu rail project raises company's profile

Kalapa: Vital for Hawaii Taxpayers to Support Spending Reductions

Maui Land & Pine to quit pineapple operations, lay off 285

Honolulu Symphony could file for Chapter 11 this week

Rate of BK filings slowed in October (up 39% from last October)

Inouye's bank: Central Pacific continues spiral down down down

NYT: Al Gore rakes in millions from global warming scam

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Monday, November 02, 2009
November 2, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 11:48 AM :: 3549 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

ADV: Hawaii stimulus funds use draws fire (Abercrombie for Gov campaign commercial)

AP: Earmarks by and campaign contributions to Inouye

Jones Act unfairly hurts Isle business, suit alleges

Two companies hope to set up wind farms that could generate 55 megawatts of power

Attorney: County not liable for windmill bird strikes

'Huge cuts' for police in next year's budget

Hilo man with 35-year DUI record faces sentencing

Survey: Maui farming in favor

SB: Encouraging tourism from China well-timed

(OHA) Group pushing Hawaiians for census

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Sunday, November 01, 2009
November 1, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:23 PM :: 5390 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, World News, Hawaii History

Abercrombie vs Reality: Possible candidates put forth furlough options

Hawaii's class time thin even before cuts

Overtime expenses at 24-hour facilities one facility could exceed savings, critics say

More Chaos: UPW members' suit claims layoffs violate rights

SB: Make Kaloko dam settlement public

Court upholds decision on substitute teachers' pay--DoE owes subs $40M

SB Oi: Isle task force unlikely to 'reinvent government'

State wants tourists to pay fees at 8 parks

$36M in federal money means little more than two dozen Big isle jobs so far

Maui streets paved in gold: $10M for an intersection

Lanai council member’s registration to vote OK’d

A one-man protest

Samoa Democrats' Disaster warning funds 'spent on TVs'

Where Do State and Local Governments Concentrate Their Spending?

Poll: US belief in global warming is cooling

6 Guantanamo detainees resettle in Palau

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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