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Thursday, May 31, 2012
May 31, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:28 PM :: 7850 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. The $123K Question: Is Hanabusa Looting Her Own Campaign?
  2. EPA VOG Plan Will Cap HECO Emissions, Boost Green Energy Scammers
  3. Hawaii’s Biotech Papayas Hold a Lesson for America
  4. NELHA Audit: 40 Years of Pork Without a Plan
  5. Korean Tourism? Hirono Claims Accomplishments of Others
  6. Case: Hawaii Democrats have “Wiped out an entire Generation of Leadership”
  7. Democrats to Sue to Block Thielen from Ballot
  8. Cayetano: Cabal of Labor Orgs Worried I’ll Win
  9. Ratepayers Will be Soaked to Pay for Billion Dollar Cable
  10. Federal agency seeks records of student abuse investigation
  11. Kahele: Let’s Build Nine Landfills
  12. Hawaii Mail carriers union official allegedly embezzles more than $80,000
  13. Honolulu's improving jobless rate is outmatched by other U.S. cities
  14. Omidyar Buys Youth Leaders
  15. Farmers fear papaya trees vandalism before harvest
  16. Crafty DLNR Proposal Ties Fate of Aquarium Collectors to Those Who Self-Righteously Attack them
  17. DLNR Seeks Mandatory Boater Safety Training
  18. John Carroll Bankruptcy, $800K Tax Lien Makes National News
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Wednesday, May 30, 2012
May 30, 3012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:00 PM :: 7692 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Complete List of 2012 Gut and Replace Bills
  2. Hawaii Congressional Delegation: How They Voted May 29, 2012
  3. Abercrombie Releases CIP for School, Water Projects
  4. Obama Admin Asks Supreme Court to Reject DHHL Property Tax Challenge
  5. Hawaii Ranks 46th in Forclosures
  6. DoJ Details Admissions of Criminal Pfluegers
  7. CoR: Payments to Solar Scammers Drain Money from Collective Bargaining, Social Services
  8. Star-Adv: Senate Race Just Like 2002
  9. Retirees Banned from City Firehouses over Cayetano Endorsement
  10. Carlisle: Kill Rail And DC Will Never Take Honolulu Seriously Again
  11. 150 Join Lingle for Hilo HQ Opening
  12. Filing deadline nearing for November elections
  13. Case: Lazie Mazie Had Six Years to Solve China Visa Problem
  14. Hirono Talks Trash, Runs Home to Mommy
  15. Debate: Mufi’s HLTA Slips in ‘Republican’ Campaign Headed by Mufi Operative
  16. DiGeronimo for Congress: The Same, But Different
  17. TheBus Reductions
  18. Farmers Given Reprieve Again
  19. Matson to Hike Rates July 1
  20. Abercrombie Hacks Provide ‘Nonpartisan’ Analysis of Bills’ Financial Impact
  21. Taxpayers forced to Contribute $145K to Perpetual Candidates
  22. Honolulu reporters crossing over to PR and communications
  23. Ecos’ Psy-Ops to Brainwash Military Personnel, Families
  24. Panos Proposes Underpasses to Break Gridlock
  25. Big Island Police ‘Have Received a Lot of Information’ About Attack on GMO Papayas
  26. Eradication: Government War on the Environment
  27. Kona hospital under lockdown
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Tuesday, May 29, 2012
May 29, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:48 PM :: 5968 Views :: Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. As Rail Project Begins Hawaii Loses Construction Jobs
  2. ABC Hawaii Chapter Blasts Abercrombie’s PLA Directive
  3. Djou: Honor Sacrifice Made in Afghanistan
  4. Retaliation: As Buyers Consider HMC Purchase, Abercrombie Steals Federal Funds for Care of Poor from Private Hospitals
  5. Hawaii Supreme Court Rushes to Issue Decisions Before Duffy’s June 4 Retirement
  6. HSTA Exec to Consider Releasing Turnout Data from Vote on Non-Existent Contract
  7. Higher TSA fees clear Senate committee
  8. Hawaii Scores Low on State Budget Transparency
  9. Manslaugter: Hawaii Democrats, Star-Adv Join Juggie in Death Wish
  10. Rail: Portland a Model for Honolulu?
  11. What Does the Mayor Plan To Do About Kawamoto?
  12. Heavy construction work is under way on development of Kawailoa Wind site
  13. Supreme Court won't review Hawaii police Taser use case
  14. US Spies on Ground in N Korea
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Monday, May 28, 2012
May 28, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:58 PM :: 5727 Views :: Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. North Korea Prepares to Detonate Nuke
  2. Hirono Playing Not to Lose
  3. Dem Convention: "A Circus of Squabbling"
  4. Memorial Day
  5. Abercrombie: 'There Is A War On Our Basic Values' (And I’m leading it)
  6. Party of (D)ivision
  7. Dem Convention: Hirono joins with DoE/BoE/HSTA to Celebrate Furloughs
  8. Inouye Partisan at Shambolic Democrat Convention
  9. ILind: Criticism of tax incentives for sale of leasehold property to condo owners unfair
  10. HPD: Legal for Homosexual Teacher to Have Sex With 16-yr old Student
  11. PREL’s Latest Scam: Climate Change Brainwashing Samoan Teachers
  12. Hawaiian Pushes Forward With International Diversification Strategy
  13. Panos: The Ho'opili Traffic Impact Analysis Report is Unacceptable
  14. China Daily Hints at Retaliation for Solar Tariffs
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Sunday, May 27, 2012
May 27, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:51 PM :: 8031 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Another Attempt to Reestablish Estate Tax Awaits Approval
  2. Hawaii Doctors Paid Bonus to Dispense Codene
  3. Ed Case: I Was Born into Privilege, So What?
  4. Democrat Convention Slaps Down Abercrombie
  5. Star-Adv Argues that Rail is too Expensive to Stop
  6. Hawaii PEOs carry fight over restrictions to state labor officials
  7. UHM Prof: Take Profit out of Medicine
  8. 76 Companies Want to Develop Waste-to-Energy on Maui
  9. Blas claims he’s a Democrat but he’s registered Republican
  10. Amazing News: Alt Energy Project Cancelled—‘Not Cost Effective’
  11. North Korea May Detonate Nuke Tomorrow
  12. Green Energy Scammers Turn Eyes to Japan
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Saturday, May 26, 2012
May 26, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:32 PM :: 7998 Views :: Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

1.    Shamed, Civil Beat Revises 'Fact' Check Questioning Djou's Afghanistan Combat Record

2.    Lingle: Please Pause for Moment of Remembrance at 3pm Memorial Day

3.    Mike Greco Announces State Senate Campaign

4.   Star-Adv Boosts Isle GOP in big climb up hill

5.   Controversy over military personnel and reapportionment is similar to debate over counting of prisoners

6.   Democrats Consider Expelling Dozens of Elected Officials

7.   Democrat Convention Slaps Officeholders: “They’re supposed to be Democrats, not Republicans”

8.   Mufi, Tulsi, Hanabusa Skip Dem Convention, Abercrombie Cheers Show of Unity

9.   Cayetano Almost Endorses Lingle

10. Cayetano: Caldwell Talks Like He is The Godfather

11. Okabe Keeps HSTA Voter Turnout Secret When it Suits Him

12. City Council committee OKs $450M line of credit for rail

13. Probe of Teamster’s death in HPD custody under review

14. Pflueger employee admits tax fraud

15. Politicization of Archaeology Empowers Cultural Practitioners

16. Former Damien chaplain sued over sexual abuse allegations

17. 'Complete streets' measure approved

18. 276 Hawaiian Heroes

 

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Friday, May 25, 2012
May 25, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:37 PM :: 8462 Views :: Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Kaleikini v Yoshioka: Rail Project in 'Grave' Danger
  2. Mazie's Adventures in a Jones Act Wonderland
  3. National Trust for Historic Preservation Files Amicus Brief in Rail Suit
  4. Hawaii had the Sixth Lowest Rate of Injury Deaths in U.S.
  5. Lingle Files Papers to Run for Senate
  6. Hawaii Marines observe end of combat
  7. Senate candidate Lingle suggests changes to rail project
  8. Cayetano Threatens Lawsuit to Shut Down Talk of Pay to Play Fines
  9. Borreca: Abercrombie benefits as Democratic Party Spins Out of Control?
  10. Sweet Reason: Isle Republicans Tout Party Unity
  11. HSTA Refuses to Release Vote Totals on Expired Contract
  12. Attorney: Deedy was attacked, was not drunk, did not flee
  13. Public gets to vet judicial hopefuls
  14. Leadership Troubles Plague Hawaii's Historic Preservation Division
  15. Bus Fares Debated by Maui Council
  16. Officials say shotgun in reach of man shot by police
  17. ACLU Lawsuits against CCA are Excuse to Release Lots of Criminals onto our Streets
  18. False Killer Whale Suit Aims to Revive Debunked Sonar Claims
  19. Fact check of mayoral debate shows where candidates veered from reality
  20. The Public File: Mayoral Candidates Join Ad-Buying Race
  21. Legislature Oversees Funds on Partisan Basis
  22. RMT completes turbine erection at KWP II wind project
  23. A User's Guide To Smoking Pot With Barack Obama
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Thursday, May 24, 2012
May 24, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:12 PM :: 7849 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Fact Sheet Misquotes Hawai`i Free Press: Cayetano Threatens Lawsuit over Mention of Pay-to-Play Allegations
  2. 66% of Teachers Approve Rejected Contract
  3. HECO Signs Another Biofuel Contract
  4. Ginai Live Concert at George Fontaine Campaign Kickoff
  5. Democrats ‘Coopted by Corporate Interests’, Malihini Take over as Party Suffers Demographic Collapse
  6. Dame: Dems Faced with Discussion of Open vs Closed Primaries
  7. Cayetano: "If I did anything wrong, I would have been indicted
  8. Even the Pro-Rail Lobby Can’t Gin Up a Poll To Make Rail Look Popular
  9. Caldwell, Carlisle Bicker over Fake Groundbreaking
  10. Legislature: The Important Decisions are Made Behind Closed Doors
  11. GOP congressman blasts colleagues on Akaka Bill
  12. Native Hawaiian Corporation Sued in Fireworks Deaths
  13. Former state boating employee sentenced for embezzlement
  14. Hawaii GMO papaya industry at center of global debate
  15. Harry Kim Considers Run for Hawaii County Mayor
  16. Tax Payers Give $16,300 to Perennial Loser
  17. HMSA will raise rates for small businesses
  18. Another Suit Filed by Family of Hawaii Inmate
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Wednesday, May 23, 2012
May 23, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:22 PM :: 11072 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Email Chain Shows Hawaii Attorney General Foments Latest Round of Birtherism
  2. Oral Argument Preview: Can The Honolulu Rail EIS Be Segmented?
  3. Jones Act Reform Key Element of Guam's Economic Plan
  4. Abercrombie: Only Hawaii Union Contractors May Bid on State Jobs
  5. Akaka Bill: Rep. Cole speaks to community, business leaders in Kona
  6. Law of the Sea Treaty Transfers Trillions from US to Jamaica
  7. Caldwell Goes Wobbly, Urges Review of Rail Proposal
  8. Akaka Bill: Rep. Cole speaks to community, business leaders in Kona
  9. Lingle Endorses Bipartisan Startup 2.0 Act
  10. Crabbe Announces New Leadership Team at OHA
  11. Law of the Sea Treaty Transfers Trillions from US to Jamaica
  12. Cayetano’s Oahu Democrats Vote to Silence Inouye, Abercrombie, Akaka, Hirono, Hanabusa
  13. Case: Pathetic Mazie, There’s Just Nothing There
  14. 2nd vote ends on Hawaii teacher union contract, Strike Authorization
  15. Hirono Claims Jones Act Brings $4.7B into Hawaii
  16. Defense: Video Shows Agent ID'd Self, Then Was Attacked, Then Fired Fatal Shot
  17. Auto Thief Killed by Police Had 18 Convictions
  18. Hawaii Legislative Sausage Factory Rates 38th in Budget Process
  19. UH: Apple’s Salary Geared to Boost Greenwood’s?
  20. Ho'opili ruling delayed at developer's request
  21. MECO Rate Increase Approved to Pay for ‘Green’ Energy
  22. Puna Geothermal Drilling nearly finished
  23. End of Free Fares Drives Ridership Down 10%
  24. Honolulu City Council Rejects Pay Raises
  25. Waimanalo Gulch Landfill Extension
  26. Kauai County Raising Property Taxes
  27. Kawamoto’s Shoreline Violations
  28. Mystery deer surfacing on Hawaii’s Big Island pitting hunters against government officials
  29. Alaska sees surge in Japan tsunami debris
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Tuesday, May 22, 2012
May 22, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:20 PM :: 8334 Views :: Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Hawaii Reapportionment Case: Motion For Preliminary Injunction Denied
  2. Rep. Barbara Marumoto will not be running
  3. New Poll: Case 46%, Hirono 45%
  4. Hoku Corp Lays off Workers, Lienholders Move to Seize Polysilicon Plant
  5. Honolulu Passes Los Angeles as Worst U.S. City for Drivers
  6. Most Important Historical Sites Remain in Rail Suit
  7. Hawaii Congrressional Delegation: How They Voted May 21, 2012
  8. Maui Judicial Conference Threatened in Wake of GSA Scandal
  9. Servicemembers Law Center Weighs in on Hawaii Reapportionment
  10. HPU Agrees to Host Thursday Case-Hirono Debate, but Mazie Refuses
  11. HELCO Inks Deal to Burn Trees for Electricity
  12. Mazie Hiding Behind Her Money: Chickens out of Two Debates in One Week
  13. Abortion Activist Will Keynote Hawaii Democrat Convention
  14. Pflueger Auto Owner Alan Pflueger, Dealership CFO, Plead Guilty to Federal Tax Fraud Charges
  15. Abercrombie’s Doing: New Orleans Reportedly in Running to Host Pro Bowl
  16. Civil Beat Gets Spanked Again
  17. A&B Gets OK to Develop Reputed Battle Site with 100 Burials
  18. Akaka Says ‘Inouye’, Inouye says ‘Indian’
  19. Bill to require posting agency minutes online failed on the session’s final day
  20. SB2508 Could Move Up Filing Deadline for Campaign Spending Reports
  21. SA: Keep evidence, motion public in Deedy / Elderts Case
  22. D.R. Horton to ask Hawaii LUC for more time for Hoopili project
  23. Watford: Another Liberal Confirmed for 9th Circuit
  24. Three Maui Mayors Back Hannemann
  25. False Killer Whales Next Weapon in War on Fishing
  26. Genshiro Kawamoto walks Thru Occupy Honolulu Protest
  27. Arizona Birthers Arrive in Hawaii, Immediately Go To Work Helping Obama Get Reelected
  28. New Title Transfer Service for Californians Owning Hawaiian Timeshares
  29. A&E Cancels 'Dog the Bounty Hunter'
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Monday, May 21, 2012
May 21, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:18 PM :: 11768 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Oxycontin Contributions: Clayton Hee, Josh Green, Karl Rhoads and HB466
  2. Rep Tom Cole Speaks out on Akaka Bill
  3. Complete List of 2012 Hawaii School Graduation Dates
  4. Although Tax Credits Discussed, None Approved
  5. Hanabusa Working to Impose Gay Marriage Nationwide
  6. Many State Departments Fail to Post Agendas, Minutes Online
  7. Some KCC instructors wait months for their paychecks
  8. Kokee hydropower project gets green light
  9. Hawaii Historic Preservation Office Spent Job Money on Cars, iPads
  10. Leadership positions at schools opened to Obamabot noneducators
  11. Land Barren: Japanese Billionaire Is Raising Eyebrows, Razing Houses
  12. Volunteer Opportunities for Unemployed Youth
  13. Hawaii Bankruptcy Court Confirms Hawaii Pacific Teleport's Reorganization Plan
  14. Wisconsin Contractor Selected for Hawaii Wind Projects
  15. New VFW post seeks members, community support
  16. Hilo Candidates Forum July 11
  17. God’s Day: Under Pressure from Enviro NIMBYs, Business Agrees to Sunday Closures
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Sunday, May 20, 2012
May 20, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:40 PM :: 10706 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. After Receiving Contributions, Clayton Hee, Josh Green Push Bill Described as Sop to Pill Mills
  2. Solar Tariffs May Hurt Hoku, Topple Chinese Companies
  3. Djou: The Future of NATO
  4. Case Challenges Hirono After Oahu Democrats Cancel Debate
  5. Complete List of 2012 Hawaii School Graduation Dates
  6. VIDEO: Oahu infrastructure dilapidated, expensive to fix, Cayetano says
  7. Inouye, Akaka Will Try Again to Slip Akaka Bill into Appropriations Bill
  8. Lingle Pushes to Save Akaka Bill
  9. After Throttling Environmental Law, Will Abercrombie Pick UHM Environmental Law Prof for Supreme Court?
  10. Justice Reinvestment: Hawaii Attempted Murderer Sentenced to Life Gets Parole, Allegedly Sodomizes 60 year old Woman
  11. Profitable Non-Profits Seek Business Opportunities
  12. UH Regents Re-Elected
  13. NCAA Sanctions Threat Brings More UH Contracts for the Cronies
  14. Last Minute Race For Space Tourism Grant
  15. Hawaii Poses as Anti-Corruption Force, Joins Futile Effort to Squelch Free Speech
  16. 'Corpse flower,' Legislature giving off a similar stink
  17. Shortages of Flowers, Poi, Fish
  18. Kenoi Organizing Evacuation Drill to Hype Punatics into Anti-Geothermal Frenzy
  19. Supreme Court ruling offers some time relief in siting a new landfill, but the issue festers
  20. SA: Funding Needed to Overcome ‘Employer Bias’ Holding Back Long-term Unemployed
  21. Maui Misanthropes Meet on Your Dime
  22. Hawaii man accused in designer drug conspiracy
  23. Partial Solar Eclipse Begins at 2:03PM HST
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Saturday, May 19, 2012
May 19, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:25 PM :: 6307 Views :: Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Federal Court Hears Redistricting Challenge
  2. VIDEO: Chamber of Commerce Launches New Ad for Lingle
  3. Duke Aiona: I Remain Open to Future Run for Office
  4. Local Students Deploy Underwater Robots to Assess WW2 Shipwrecks
  5. BP and Sempra U.S. Gas & Power announce plans to jointly develop Hawaii wind farm
  6. Flags to Fly at Half Staff for Sen Wadsworth Yee
  7. Hawaii Democratic Party Attacks Long-Time Akaka Bill Advocate
  8. Lingle Salutes Armed Forces Day
  9. Favored Nation HGEA: Abercrombie Offers to Make 60-40 Medical Split Permanent
  10. Obama Administration Coordinated Attacks on Occupy Protests
  11. Abercrombie Admin Eagerly Grasps Opportunity to Boost Birtherism
  12. Hirono, Hanabusa: Cut and Run from Afghanistan
  13. House blocks funding for 'Law of the Sea' treaty, Hirono, Hanabusa Vote for LOST, Against Hawaii
  14. Democrats Upset because CoC Lingle Ad is Accurate
  15. $439K Apple: First Clichés, then Incoherent Babble
  16. Embattled Wahiawa Senior Center Gets State Grant
  17. Alan Pflueger pleads guilty to filing false income tax return, Faces 3 Years in Prison – May Testify Against father
  18. As Lynch Mob Circles, Prosecutors Ask that Deedy’s Defense Exhibits be Sealed
  19. 500 Special Funds Allow Override of CoR Expenditure Limits
  20. Ouansafi Claims he Moved Into Mayor Wright
  21. Names on World War II memorial painted over
  22. ACLU Suit Against Hawaii Prisons Designed to Force Gay Marriage, Gay Civil Unions in Prison
  23. Half of Big Island Cropland Grows Macnuts
  24. Fired Frenchy Gets New Day in Court
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Friday, May 18, 2012
May 18, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:26 PM :: 9017 Views :: Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Fact Check: Civil Beat lies about Djou's Afghanistan Combat Record
  2. Djou Files Papers to Run for Congress
  3. Supreme Court Continues to Grapple with Constitutionally Protected Native Hawaiian Practices
  4. Census Releases More Data About Hawaii
  5. After 10 Months, HSTA Finally Rests Labor Board Case
  6. Will State Bureaucracy Drive Away HMC Buyers?
  7. Judge Removes 30 Historic Sites from Rail Suit
  8. City gets FTA OK for site to build rail guideway pieces
  9. DHHL Funding on Shaky Ground Despite Supreme Court Ruling
  10. Why Don’t All DoE Schools Have Midterms?
  11. Hawaii Reporter Diminishes its journalistic status
  12. State runs short of funds for EV rebate
  13. Hawaii to feel effects of Chinese solar panel tariffs
  14. University of Hawaii Hires New Chancellor At $439,008 Per Year
  15. Leftists Pass out Cash
  16. Hawaiian snags $56M in bag fees
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Thursday, May 17, 2012
May 17, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:12 PM :: 7813 Views :: Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. SB2424: Veto the PEO Bill
  2. NOAA Reminds Hawaii -- Delicious Turtles Still Protected
  3. Akaka, Inouye Vote Against Obama Budget
  4. Insolvent Horizon refits old Jones Act ships in foreign shipyards
  5. Hanabusa Campaign Director Paid as Congressional Staff
  6. HMSA Execs Control Hirono Campaign
  7. VIDEO: Omidyar Operatives, Progressive Democrats Shift Focus to Electoral Issues
  8. First concrete pours for rail project underway
  9. No Rules in Place for DoE $10K ‘Incentive’ Bonus
  10. Gays Attack Manny Paquiao Because He Won’t Support Gay ‘Marriage’
  11. Blessing opens doors on Lingle headquarters
  12. HMSA Squeezes HPH on Health Care Costs
  13. Easy for Hawaii Legislators to Be Paid off by Private Interests
  14. Legislature: Congress Should Release Head Choppers, Bus Bombers
  15. Retired Hawaii County Prison Guard Allegedly Shot Woman, Threatened Family
  16. Acoba: Prosecutor Said ‘Mumbo Jumbo’ So Alleged Killer Gets New Trial
  17. Census: Hawaii population growing older faster
  18. Ex-St. Francis exec, Calif. firm offer to buy 2 Oahu hospitals
  19. DoE Teacher Hopes Principles Will Save Him from Evaluations
  20. Honolulu Elected, Appointed Executives In Line For July Pay Raises
  21. Hirono to Speak to Nutroots Nation in Rhode Island
  22. Sierra Club: Sustainability = No Electricity
  23. Foreclosures Down 68%
  24. Lottery Vendors Reveal Details Of Illegal Gambling Network Operating in Chinatown, Throughout Oahu
  25. Hawaii gets $74K from Skechers settlement
  26. Geothermal: Punatics Seek Relief Shelter to Escape Non-Existent Problem
  27. Green Party of Hawai‘i convention Saturday
  28. US's dolphin-safe tuna labels banned by court calling them 'unfair' to Mexico
  29. Hawaii to become first U.S. state to ban plastic bags at checkout in every county
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Wednesday, May 16, 2012
May 16, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:17 PM :: 8707 Views :: Kauai County News, DHHL, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Lingle Birthday to be Celebrated Statewide
  2. Enron Figures Buy Up Hawaii Windfarms
  3. Navy Biofuel Purchases Banned by House
  4. ACLU Sues to Force Prison Marriages on DPS
  5. Sen Wadsworth Yee Dies at 90
  6. Grabauskas: 10,000 Rail Jobs include Waitresses, Waiters, Cooks
  7. Rail Plan to ‘Redirect Busses’
  8. Shapiro: Independent Party Unlikely
  9. Two Supreme Court Justices vote for Absolute Right of Law Breaking
  10. Teacher: “Don’t Leave for Recess Until You Find Something to Protest”
  11. Pension Spiking Measures Await Gov's OK
  12. Espero Pushes Bill aimed to protect small businesses may do the opposite
  13. OHA revisits Makaweli Poi Mill Closure
  14. Autopsy Report Released in Death of "Hawaii Five-0" Driver
  15. Hawaii teachers to begin voting on rejected offer
  16. Lingle Has Most Campaign Staff
  17. Leftist Vets Group buys Ads for Tulsi Gabbard
  18. Firefighter retirees endorse Cayetano for mayor
  19. Yee Won Passage of Renters’ Tax Credit, Kept Magic Island as Park
  20. Army opens jobs in combat battalions at Schofield Barracks to women
  21. Justify the Unjustifiable: UH chancellor salary
  22. Law Of The Sea Treaty Is A Bad Deal For U.S.
  23. Ex-LA detective arrested in Hawaii in wife's death
  24. Kaiser profit dips on Influx of HMC Patients
  25. HMSA Profits Soar on Capture of EUTF, squeezing MDs
  26. Strong quarter lifts state pension fund by 8.3%
  27. Fitch raises Central Pacific Corp rating
  28. Creditors Committee wants NMI Pension bankruptcy case dismissed
  29. DOE Looking to Lease School Buses
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Tuesday, May 15, 2012
May 15, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:32 PM :: 11613 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Hawaii Reapportionment Commission: U.S. Military, Military Families and Students Don't Count
  2. Hawaii Health Exchange Will Take Place of Your Insurer
  3. Hawaii Congressional Delegation: How They Voted May 14
  4. State DoH Loots $2M from Kona Water Bottler
  5. Lingle: Support S2134 for Military Working Dogs
  6. Supreme Court: Rights of Native Hawaiian Practitioners Not Absolute
  7. $12,482 dog run part of thousands of dollars in upgrades to governor’s residence
  8. I Aloha Molokai Candidate Challenges J Kalani ‘Powdernose’ English for Senate
  9. As Hemmings looms over Democratic Field, Abercrombie’s Wife Backs SD 25 Primary Challenger
  10. Hawaii Health Connector: HMSA Spent $27K Lobbying
  11. Hawaii Five-0 Teamsters Official Killed By Police
  12. Hawaii Movie, TV Drivers Have A Long History of Drugs and Violence
  13. Old Boy Crooks, Cronies Join Hirono Campaign Team
  14. FACT CHECK — Djou: I Accepted No PAC Money Last Quarter 100% True
  15. School library being eaten away by termites
  16. OHA Closing Poi Factory, Laying off Workers
  17. Private Hospital in Guam May Reduce Transfer of Patients to Hawaii
  18. Funding for Marines move to Guam on hold
  19. Quick growth of solar industry can lure entrepreneurs astray
  20. Feds Decide Thursday on Solar Tariffs
  21. New design unveiled for Hawaii's law enforcement memorial
  22. HB2681: DNLR Officers to Get Tasers?
  23. Convicted Felon, Thief Seeks $40K in Donations
  24. Cerberus Said to Seek $1.8 Billion Loan for Kyo-Ya Hawaii Resorts
  25. US Fish Stocks Hit Record Levels
  26. Hamakua Resident Roseanne Barr too Crazy for Green Party
  27. UH opponents get more money from taxpayers and students
  28. University of Hawaii Manoa Chancellor Hinshaw to get $287K sabbatical, $292K/year tenured med school professorship
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Monday, May 14, 2012
May 14, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:49 PM :: 10629 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Declining Unions, Growing Churches Shape the Future of Hawaii Politics
  2. France, Flights, and Free Cars: A Peek into a $10B Jones Act 'Union'
  3. VIDEO: Molokai Voters' Guide to the Bizarre Rituals and Slippery Corridors of Hawaii Senate
  4. Marx Nails Mufi, Tulsi on Rail
  5. Court could erase map of new state legislative boundaries
  6. Big Cable Approval Sets off State Capitalist Feeding Frenzy
  7. Cayetano: I Cut Income Taxes
  8. PBN: 20.8% of Hawaii Workers Employed by Government – #7 in USA
  9. HB 1875 Will Likely Cause Complete Shutdown of Foreclosures in Hawaii
  10. Principals offered One-Time $10K merit bonus
  11. Makaweli Poi: Three Years of OHA Mismanagement Undo Generations of Cultural Tradition
  12. Kau Coffee: Resolute farmers and investors develop a fresh economy on acreage sugar left fallow
  13. ILind: Fears about bill amending sunshine law and public records law are overblown
  14. Honoring our fallen police officers this week
  15. UH graduates new doctors, hopes many will practice in the islands
  16. Kaiser reaches 3-year deal with 100,000 workers
  17. City’s Failure to Invest in Sewer Lines causes Four-Year Moratorium on new Construction
  18. SA: Give weekend ban at Kailua a chance
  19. Maui Raising Bus Fares?
  20. Time-share owners sue Diamond Resorts over fees
  21. LGBT Story: NovaLei Gonzalez, ‘I’m from Hawaii’
  22. DLNR Hosts Meetings on Kaunakakai Ferry Improvements
  23. Environmental groups collecting millions from federal agencies they sue, studies show
  24. Big Cable: WindFarm Scammers Push for Giant Transmission Project in Maine
  25. Fate of Bahamas OTEC Project Unknown
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Sunday, May 13, 2012
May 13, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:28 PM :: 9793 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development
  1. Hawaii Republicans Unite for Once-in-a-Generation Campaign
  2. VIDEO: Congressman Charles Djou addresses Hawaii Republicans
  3. A Lull Before the Storm, Taxpayers Should be Wary
  4. Lingle: Save Medicaid, Social Security
  5. Hidden Windfarm Subsidy: Taxpayers Fork Out $18,401 for Each Electric Car
  6. Kauai Smartmeter Contract: Mainland Contractor Beats Out Local Union Workers
  7. Fund to Reelect Incumbents: Profitable Non-Profits Score Megabucks
  8. Rural Hospital Loses Millions Every Year, But Has Waiting List for LTC Beds
  9. Star-Adv Launches Another Attack on Charter Schools
  10. UH Leftist Perfersser: Close Down E-W Center
  11. Kalaeloa suggested to house incoming Marines
  12. Website aimed at Cayetano is not being very nice itself
  13. Pflueger can't block access to water and land, court rules
  14. DHHL Dumps College Scholarship Program
  15. Waimea community helps select new principal of charter school
  16. West Hawaii accounts for two-thirds of property tax burden
  17. Windfarm Scammers Take Aim at Small Pacific Island Nations
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Saturday, May 12, 2012
May 12, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:34 PM :: 9933 Views :: Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Hawaii Republican Convention This Weekend
  2. Djou Campaign Kickoff Rally May 23
  3. Hirono's Mainland Special Interests: Follow the Money
  4. UHERO: Government Millstone is a Drag on Economy
  5. JSC Names Nominees for Supreme Court, 2nd Circuit
  6. Governor Makes Appointments to Public Safety Department and DHHL
  7. VIDEO: Chamber of Commerce Ad for Lingle
  8. Ceremony marks the return of 4,000 Schofield soldiers from Afghanistan
  9. Abercrombie: “Environmentalists Not Paying Attention, Ought to take a look at Themselves”
  10. Nobody Represents Consumers on Hawaii Health Connector
  11. Queen's may buy and reopen Hawaii Medical Center-West
  12. Smart Meters to Take Billions out of Your Pocket
  13. Maui, Kauai Rebel against Smart Meters
  14. Hawaiian Grabs 82% of Market, Jacks Up Inter-Island Rates
  15. OHA Orders Shutdown of Poi Mill
  16. “Support & Cooperation”: Abercrombie Gives Farmers Market 2 more Weeks to Get Out
  17. Abercrombie, Ouansafi Make Prison out of Public Housing
  18. Council Votes $325K to Settle Retaliation Lawsuit vs Carlisle
  19. New UH Chancellor To Be Paid 95K More Than Predecessor
  20. PBS Hawaii legislative wrap-up gives win to governor
  21. Businesses satisfied with 2012 session
  22. Peeping Police Officer Case Set For Trial Next Month
  23. Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs petitions for Hawaiian green turtle de-listing
  24. Maui Councilmembers Pay Out Thousands in Bonuses to Staffers
  25. Construction of $200M windward sewage tunnel gets the green light
  26. HC&S sours on sugar production, profits up
  27. Student helping hands LDS members serve through statewide clean-up day
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Friday, May 11, 2012
May 11, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:22 PM :: 10724 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Full Text: Final Briefs Filed in Reapportionment Case 
  2. Hawaii Republican Convention This Weekend 
  3. Fading Chances for Rail Funding to Pass Congress
  4. Hirono Attacks Chamber of Commerce
  5. Flags Fly at Half-Staff in Honor of Chief Warrant Officer Don C. Viray
  6. Hundreds gather as an Army helicopter pilot killed in Afghanistan is laid to rest
  7. Hawaii’s Post-War Social Contract Has Collapsed
  8. PEW: Hawaii Social Mobility Average
  9. Tax Revenues Up 12.9%
  10. Dear Dan: Cayetano's Email to Inouye
  11. Council Votes Another $291M for Rail
  12. Grabauskas: Debt Ate 30% of Boston Transit Budget
  13. Is Peter Carlisle an Absentee Mayor or 'Doing the Business of the City'?
  14. Honolulu Bag Ban Benefits Halawa Manufacturer
  15. Ka Loko Figure Kusaka Co-Chairs Hannemann Campaign
  16. Oceanic Reveals Who’s Buying Political Ads
  17. Star-Adv: State Historic Preservation on Verge of Disaster
  18. Geothermal Pollution Claims Debunked
  19. HELCO gets OK for geothermal RFPs
  20. Omidyar’s Scribblers Launch Plan to Discredit Anti-Wind Activists
  21. Burlingame, Mizutani leave journalism
  22. Commerce, Justice, Science: Hirono, Hanabusa Vote ‘No’!
  23. 60 Minutes Preview: The Gulen Movement
  24. Mayor signs bill banning retail plastic bags
  25. Caldwell: “It is clear to me that the Governor is a Strong Supporter of this Rail Project”
  26. 57% of Governor’s Bills Passed
  27. Kona Volunteers Buy New Beds for Hospitals, Old ones ‘falling apart’
  28. Bio-Fool Plant May Get Started in Keaau
  29. Abercrombie: Secret volleyball idea at Waikiki Natatorium
  30. Battered by Sex Harassment Suits, Kauai County Politicos Launch New Department
  31. Kaiser settles with unions for nurses and other workers
  32. Postal Service plan would cut hours at 12 Hawaii post offices
  33. Sonar, Plastics: Enviros Re-Launch Hype Attacks

 

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Thursday, May 10, 2012
May 10, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:40 PM :: 6874 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. US Chamber of Commerce Endorses Lingle
  2. Bateman Announces Run for State House District Representing Kona, Kau
  3. Hawaii Superferries Renamed Guam, Puerto Rico
  4. 22% Proficient: Hawaii DoE Test Scores Reach Level of Alabama, Mississippi
  5. Hawaii Courts Among the Nation's Worst for Abused and Neglected Children
  6. VIDEO: Short Range Missile Killer Tested off Kauai
  7. Abercrombie questions status of rail
  8. Honolulu City Council Approves $450 Million in Commercial Paper to Strengthen Rail's Financial Plan
  9. Chamber aids Lingle with $275K in TV ads
  10. Oi: Thin-Skinned, Out of Touch Inouye Looses Cool, Feigns Offense
  11. HSTA Cancels Three Negotiating Sessions, Schedules Strike Vote
  12. Even Now HSTA’s Okabe Doesn’t Understand LBFO
  13. Honolulu Council Pushes Funds for Profitable Nonprofits
  14. Hawaii Supreme Court: State Must Fund Dept. of Hawaiian Home Lands
  15. Hawaii Insurers Alone in Meeting Requirements of Obamacare
  16. Tourist count to climb to record 7.8M this year, but Economy Grows only 2.2%
  17. Attempted kidnapping suspect released from OCCC 8 days ago
  18. Hawaii's first prosecutor-directed cold case murder unit created on Kauai
  19. 10,000 Big Island Dopers Dumber than One Judge
  20. City Seeks 30 Unit Apartment Building as Homeless Transitional Housing
  21. Cabanilla, DelaCruz, Nishimoto: Deficient financial disclosure forms still on Ethics Commission website after two months
  22. Cashing In: Hawaii Candidates Stockpiling Campaign Cash
  23. Are Hawaii's Rules On How Political Parties Can Be Financed Effective?
  24. Hawaii Geothermal Energy Bills Aim To Reduce Oil Use, Energy Costs
  25. HORIZON LINES REPORTS FIRST-QUARTER FINANCIAL RESULTS
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Wednesday, May 09, 2012
May 9, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:15 PM :: 9753 Views :: Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Pay to Play Bus Dealer Selling Illegally in Hawaii?
  2. Lawsuit: OCCC Guards Slept Thru Ex-Guard's Prison Suicide
  3. HSTA Reelects Okabe President
  4. Abercrombie Releases $37.5M in Transportation CIP
  5. City to Build More Transitional Housing for Homeless
  6. Lanai Could Be Liberated from Windfarm: Hawaii Land Sale Part of Dole Restructuring
  7. US Chamber of Commerce to Run More Campaign Ads in Hawaii
  8. Inouye Exports Hawaii Democrat Money to Mainland
  9. DHS Decides to Continue Coverage for Artificial Limbs
  10. Danger Sign: Act 221 Scammers Enthused About State’s Proposed IT Policy
  11. Cayetano BRT to Feature Designated Bus Lane on King St or Beretania
  12. Leeward Students Not Fooled by Grabuskas
  13. State DOT holds meeting on major freeway work
  14. HART Puts 150,000 pages of Rail Documents online
  15. Maui: Broken-down buses and growing ridership collide
  16. Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders Continue to Flee Hawaii
  17. Homeless near Keaau Beach Park pack up again
  18. City Contracting: 6 years, $300K to Build Public Restroom in Park
  19. Kauai Budget: More Spending, Higher Property Taxes
  20. Theft and forgery by ex-police officer fetch fine of $2,500
  21. Greenwood: Socialism is Needed to Win War on Obesity
  22. Marianas Pension Fund Runs Dry June 15
  23. Luddite Harassment Suit vs GMO Farmer Transferred to Federal Court
  24. Solomon Behind OHA Settlement, Geothermal Push
  25. 1 in 20 isle homeowners late in paying mortgage
  26. Lawsuit: State Removed Residents of Board-Care Home After False Allegations
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Tuesday, May 08, 2012
May 8, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:55 PM :: 8702 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Lingle to Host Luncheon for Native American Congressman Tom Cole
  2. Hawaii: Important NRA Instructor Liability Bill Awaits Governor’s Approval
  3. Marumoto: Mass Release of Prisoners not True Justice Reform
  4. Thielen: Landfill Cannot Legally be Located at Ameron
  5. State Releases Information Technology Proposal
  6. Census Bureau Releases 2010 Data on Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders
  7. Survey: Hawaii Failing Small Business Owners
  8. Big Cable ‘Surcharge’ Provides Automatic Rate Hikes to pay for Billion-Dollar Cable
  9. MDs Scramble to Find Cancer Drugs for Patients
  10. AP Article on Hawaii GOP Convention Full of Errors
  11. Maui Mayor: Critics Of Inouye "Completely Out Of Touch"
  12. Troubled Myron B Thompson Charter School Tied to Solar Tax Credit Contractor
  13. Teachers' ballot to cover strike: Re-Vote is ‘Insult to Our Intelligence’
  14. Teachers Hammer Contract Re-Vote: Are You Kidding? It is a Waste of Time
  15. Race for the Bottom: Education Secretary Arne Duncan Backs Gay Marriage
  16. Hawaii #5 in Farmers Markets per Capita
  17. 2012 Senate Race: Where’s the Money Coming From
  18. Haleakala Raises Questions About Inouye’s Behind-the-scenes Wheeling Dealing
  19. SB2858 Administration Headed Away from Open Information
  20. Liberal Women’s Group Gives Hawaii a ‘B’ for Support of Working Families
  21. Bank of America starts offering mortgage principal reductions
  22. HB1755 Voter Registration On Line
  23. Are There Rules Governing How Political Parties in Hawaii Raise Money?
  24. Shooting suspect needs protection, lawyer tells judge
  25. Sewer Line Floats to Surface of Ala Wai Canal: City Says, Don’t Worry, We’re building a Railroad
  26. Tax Increase in Maui County Budget
  27. Maui council members issue bonuses worth $46K to 17 staffers
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Monday, May 07, 2012
May 7, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:11 PM :: 7815 Views :: Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development
  1. DoH Explains How Taxpayers Fund Gabbards’ Song and Dance Routine
  2. Federal Suit Threatened: UH-Hilo Violates Rights of Religious Student Groups
  3. VIDEO: Molokai Mocks Senators who vote 'With Reservations'
  4. Hawaii Nurse Elected International VP of Union Nurses Council
  5. Hawaii a 'Harbinger' as Insurers Give up on Long Term Care
  6. Death on the Job -- Hawaii Ranks 20th
  7. Calvin Say Refuses House Override Vote to Block Tricare Tax
  8. HB1967: Conciliation alternative to medical suits
  9. Hirono Apologizes for not Being Gay
  10. Who's Giving Big Bucks to Our Senate Candidates?
  11. ‘Grease Magnate’ Coming to Neil’s Birthday Party?
  12. Inouye Adopts Alaska Sen Begich
  13. ACT 51 Weighted Student Formula Robs Small Rural Schools
  14. DoE, FACE Team up for ‘Community Organizing’
  15. Honolulu 240 Ethics Complaints in Three Years
  16. NYT Praises Hawaii’s Pedophile Law—Doesn’t Mention State Exempted Itself
  17. Feds: Historic Preservation Division Still Falling Short
  18. Breiner Endorses Takata for Prosecutor
  19. VA Investigates Punchbowl Marker Relocations
  20. Hawaii Insurance Company Filings Not Available online
  21. AG Sues Bogus Online College
  22. VIDEO: Drowning off Kalapana, diver had to be taken to Pohoiki first
  23. Castle out of Debt, Beginning Open Heart Surgery
  24. Depakote: Lawyers Split $100M Settlement with 45 States, Hawaii Gets $1.2M
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Sunday, May 06, 2012
May 6, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:44 PM :: 7200 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. SEC Report: ML&P on Verge of Bankruptcy
  2. Bankrupt Marianas Islands Pension Fund Advisor Vanishes
  3. Asking for More by Limiting Deductions
  4. SA: List of How major bills fared at the Capitol
  5. VIDEO: Gov. Cayetano: Honolulu mayoral campaign getting nasty
  6. Borreca: Democratic State Convention “Going to be a Hotbed of Insurrection”
  7. Rail Finances Take $244.7M from TheBus
  8. Abercrombie Alienates Labor, Environmentalists, Progressives
  9. Survey: Vast Majority Agree Legislature, Inouye Out of Touch, Failing
  10. Civil Beat Poll: Questionnaire, Toplines and Crosstabs — April 2012
  11. Public benefits offered by developers are often met with doubts
  12. US Trustee wants Marianas Pension Fund bankruptcy case dismissed
  13. Hawaii Case Leads Supreme Court to Review Police Use of Stun Guns
  14. How to Maintain Competitiveness in Tourism
  15. Financial Advisor: Hawaii Working Class Families Having Difficulty with Gas, Food, Insurance, Housing
  16. Hawaii Island Democrats Vote to back Geothermal
  17. AG Targets Property Owner After Third Gambling Bust
  18. Change 1: Yukimura: Koloa Tenants ‘Ready to Change’
  19. Change 2: Journey back to Manzanar
  20. Change 3: Obama’s Gitmo Trial: "They're engaging in jihad in a courtroom"
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Saturday, May 05, 2012
May 5, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:55 PM :: 10011 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Considering a Run for Office? Free Candidate Training in Hawaii
  2. Hawaii Falls Short, May Still Lose RTTT Money: Hirono, Hanabusa Pleased
  3. Statement from Gov. Linda Lingle on the Legacy of the Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative
  4. Rep. Kymberly Pine Pulls Papers Today to Run for City Council
  5. Full Text: Supreme Court Ruling Allows Waimanalo Gulch to Remain Open
  6. DBEDT: April, 2012 Monthly Energy Report
  7. Senate Democrats: Highlights of 2012 Legislative Session
  8. Rail Contractors Demand Ben Cayetano Stop Telling the Truth about Inouye and his Cronies
  9. Meheula: Archaeological Studies Would Put Federal Rail Funding At Risk
  10. Case: Hirono Hurt Hawaii Farmers With Vote Against Free Trade With S Korea
  11. Hirono’s past actions don’t show support for kupuna
  12. Mitt Romney's run for president brings church into the spotlight
  13. Takata Challenges Kaneshiro for Prosecutor
  14. Hawaii County Police Refused to Arrest Escaped Coke Dealer
  15. Feds Indict HPD Narcotics Officer for Revealing Identity of Undercover Officer
  16. Lawsuit: Fire captain's statements About Woman’s Death led to retaliation
  17. Are Alleged Lottery Operators Eligible For Welfare, Public Housing?
  18. Missouri AG sues files suit over school band trip to Hawaii
  19. This Day in Liberal Judicial Activism—May 5
  20. Maui Electric Bills Going Up Another 1.5%
  21. Lack of inspectors delays the approval of PV systems
  22. Construction subcontractors can’t withstand prolonged downturn
  23. Poll: Do Hawaiians Get Enough Benefits?
  24. Gun toting resident fights, captures attempted murder suspect
  25. Abercrombie Appoints Socialist Propagandist as ‘Poet Laureate’
  26. Big Square Building: Legislators Leave, Occupy Arrives
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Friday, May 04, 2012
May 4, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:20 PM :: 7564 Views :: Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Abercrombie: Re-Vote on HSTA Contract Has No Legal Standing
  2. Abercrombie Cheers Big Cable, Release of Criminals
  3. House Republicans reclaim the legacy of "Teddy" Roosevelt
  4. Marcus Oshiro: ‘Top Ten Reasons’ to Pass Supplemental Budget
  5. Mass Release of Hardened Career Criminals Will Begin this Summer
  6. Repeat Contract Rejection by HSTA Members Will Likely Lead to Strike
  7. Teachers Angered by Re-Vote, Prepare to Strike
  8. Vote Count For New HSTA Prez on Saturday
  9. Legislature Votes to Burn $14.4B
  10. Senate passes bill authorizing the state to establish regulations for an undersea power cable
  11. Stabbed in the Back by Sens English and Baker, Molokai and Lanai Wind Opponents Prepare for “Long Road”
  12. Environmental exemptions for geothermal energy near final approval
  13. House Kills Transit-Oriented Development Bill
  14. Tax Tricare? Senate Unanimously Overrides Abercrombie Veto of GET Exemption
  15. Cayetano Doubles Down: Calls Inouye Uninformed, Out of Touch
  16. Cayetano Pummels Caldwell, Carlisle Until They Run Out of Questions
  17. Charter School Accountability, DoE to get a Slice of Pre-K Education
  18. Go Topless Day Leads to New Speech Regulations
  19. CB Poll 66% Want to Die but Won’t do it Themselves
  20. Abercrombie’s OIP Director Insults Open Government Advocates
  21. Speaker: Thielen is ‘Out of Order’
  22. Marumoto Wins Funding for Snake Inspection Program
  23. Nene Transfer Averages $28K per Goose
  24. Public Housing Tenants Score $500K Settlement
  25. Insurance Commissioner's Financial Disclosures are Confidential
  26. First Wind files $15M permit for Hawaii wind farm
  27. Tax Subsidized Solar Buyers Not Interested in Cheaper Product
  28. Band Deposits Gambled Away in Vegas
  29. New graduates face challenging job market
  30. The Top 10 Facts About Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders
  31. Drugmakers’ Deal With Obama Said to Be Probed by House
  32. Punatics, SPACE Cadets Fight over land Use Violations by HICCUP Circus
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Thursday, May 03, 2012
May 3, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:39 PM :: 8488 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. As Legislative Session Ends, HSTA Suddenly Decides to Re-Vote Rejected Contract
  2. Legislative Wrapup: Victories for Life, Family and Religious Freedom
  3. Hawaii Churches Win Some Protection Against Forced Civil Unions
  4. SB2785: Ratepayers will Foot Bill for Billion Dollar Cable
  5. Ethics, Foreclosures, and Workers Comp: House Republicans Speak Out
  6. 'Dereliction of Duty' -- Hirono Misses Student Loan Vote for Campaign Event
  7. GAO Details Progress in Jones Act Study Requested by Puerto Rico Congressional Delegate
  8. Reject SB2776: Beth and Duane ‘Dog' Chapman Open Letter to Legislators
  9. Cayetano to Inouye Followers: What are you guys? Potted plants?
  10. One Year Later: DoE Moribund, Evaluation Bill failed
  11. CEOs: Hawaii is the 41st Best State for Business 2012
  12. Lawmakers: Send Tourists to the Moon
  13. SB2434: Last Minute Effort to Push Insurers off Healthcare Exchange Board
  14. Development, Big Cable: More Polling Results
  15. AARP Backs Star-Adv Effort to Keep Monopoly on Profitable Legal Notices
  16. Landfill selection process under scrutiny
  17. Having a Baby? Go to Kona -- Kamuela, Hilo Maternity Wards Overflowing
  18. Traffic fines go to myriad special funds held by state
  19. PUC Opens Docket for Big Isle Geothermal Plant
  20. Another Hearing Officer in UH Telescope Case Resigns Amid Conflict Controversy
  21. Luddites Plan Further Litigation against Fish Farm
  22. Guam Base Location not to be Finalized til 2015
  23. Tesoro's profitable quarter gets boost from Hawaii refinery
  24. Teamsters Shake Down Movie Producers Back East, Too
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Wednesday, May 02, 2012
May 2, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:38 PM :: 6990 Views :: Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Reps Fontiane, Pine Cheer Passage of Cyber-Crime Package
  2. Thielen Makes Final Push for Local Food Production Mandate
  3. As Final Vote Approaches, Molokai Launches Petition to Stop Big Cable
  4. HB280: Strangled by Bureaucracy, Coffee Farmers Call for Repeal of Mandatory Inspections
  5. CB Poll: Non-Voters Oppose Gay Agenda
  6. Senate resurrects undersea cable bill
  7. Transit-Oriented Development to be Voted Thursday
  8. Hawaii Medicaid fee fix up for a final vote
  9. Video: Secret Amendment Creates Public Land Development Corporation
  10. SB2115 Charter School Accountability to Be Voted Thursday
  11. Teacher: Interference, Retaliation by Principals Prevents Improvement in Student Achievement
  12. No Bus Cuts for Elementary Kids?
  13. Job cuts will not affect adult education services, schools superintendent says
  14. DOE tries to crack down on employee theft
  15. HB2175: Restricting OIP Passes House, Heads for Governor’s Desk
  16. Kona airport, Palamanui campus and NELHA get big CIPs Nearly $50.4M for West Hawaii projects from Legislature
  17. Services for soldier killed in Black Hawk crash will be May 10
  18. Cash Call! Fundraisers for Sens. Baker, Ige During Session
  19. Free Speech protocol required by a court order 10 years ago is moving through the Council
  20. Occupy Moron Arrested Disrupting Lei Day Ceremonies at Kapiolani Park Bandstand
  21. State crews clear out homeless camps under Nimitz highway
  22. Federal Raid Targeting 'Queens of Lottery', Chinatown Gambling Ring
  23. Star-Advertiser’s print circulation grows by 6%
  24. Larger newspapers to lose monopoly on publication of foreclosure notices
  25. Newt Gingrich ends his presidential campaign
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Tuesday, May 01, 2012
May 1, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:26 PM :: 9797 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Hawaii Family Forum Wins Right to Intervene in Gay Marriage Case
  2. Hanabusa, Pflueger, Thugs Fail in Effort to Drive Family off Kauai Kuleana Plot, Intimidate Lawyer
  3. Activist, Videographer Assaulted by Hanabusa’s Senate Security
  4. Hirono Misses Vote on Student Loan Reduction Goes to Campaign Fundraiser Instead
  5. Insurers Will Remain on Board of Hawaii Health Connector after Roz Baker Blocks Reform
  6. Democrats ‘Just don’t know who is going to vote’ in Primary
  7. Poll Voting, Cynicism Inversely Proportional
  8. Cost of Borrowing Could Rise: Non-Profits Score $11.6M, HMC Gets $80M in Bonds, Hurricane, Rainy Day Funds Gets Nothing
  9. Act 48: Legislators to vote on HB1875 foreclosure reform bill
  10. Ige Disappointed at Failure to Give Tax Credits to Billionaire Hollywood Movie Moguls
  11. Kobayashi Loses Vote on Restrictions of $450M Rail Line of Credit
  12. Cash Call! Sen. Kim Holds Fundraiser During Session
  13. UHM Ed Perfesser: Give Up or The Keiki Will be ‘hurt’ in “Most Destructive War’ over ‘Inane, Manini’ RTTT Grant
  14. Former school secretary charged with theft
  15. Land Use undermines Swapmeet? First Haleiwa, next Aloha Stadium
  16. Kollar Challenges Kauai Prosecutor over Unsolved Homicides
  17. Head of Honolulu Air Traffic Control Retires After near-miss Hidden from FAA
  18. City Council committee considers bills to strengthen disclosure requirements, training
  19. Bill aims to amend tax incentive for historic homes
  20. Luddites Crushed as Federal Judge Allows Fish Farming in Federal Waters
  21. Labeling law and voluntary certification would help isle coffee growers
  22. Guam: 2000 Marines to be Stationed, 3000 to Rotate
  23. Hawaii Family Rescuing Child Trafficked Victims in Thailand Gives an Update on Their Mission Work
  24. 1838 Hawaiian bible & map highlight antique collection
  25. Occupy Activists Arrested in Plot to Blow Up Bridge
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Tuesday, May 01, 2012
May, 2012 Letters to the Editor
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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

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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