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Tuesday, May 31, 2016
May 31, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:55 PM :: 2064 Views
  1. Nai Aupuni Dissolves Itself in Effort to Escape Lawsuit
  2. To Satisfy Protesters, UH Begins Decommissioning Three Perfectly Good Telescopes
  3. Multi-Year Deal: NFL moving Pro Bowl to Orlando
  4. Hawaii: 9th Best State for Military Retirees
  5. Report: Hawaii 5th-Healthiest Seniors
  6. Hawaii Democratic Party is Ticking Time Bomb
  7. Sanders Supporters: Easier to Win Control of Party if Trump is President
  8. Hanabusa Crazy to Take HART Job
  9. Lei Ahu Isa for Congress—Hanabusa to ‘Juggle’ Rail til June 30—Galuteria Chickens Out
  10. WaPo: If Sanders and Warren Drop off the Planet, Tulsi Gabbard has a 1/6 Chance of Being Significant Leader
  11. Why Is It So Hard To Pass Police Reform In Hawaii?
  12. Cancer Center Has Been Floundering for Years
  13. Interior Department bungling making COFA mess worse
  14. Old and on the street: The graying of the homeless
  15. Young Bros Monopoly Demands another 4%
  16. After Failing Worldwide, Floating Wind Farms Take Aim at Hawaii
  17. Hawaii Residents least Likely to file Medical Malpractice
  18. Scary News: Star-Advertiser is 12th Largest Newspaper in USA
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Monday, May 30, 2016
May 30, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:19 PM :: 1331 Views
  1. Memorial Day Events Statewide
  2. Hawaii Bill Would Database Gun Owners For Special Scrutiny
  3. Local Principal Advocates for Private School Choice
  4. Report: Hawaii 5th-Healthiest Seniors
  5. Anti-Development Activist Takes Hawaii Democratic Chairmanship
  6. Power Mad Hanabusa Says She Will Chair HART and Campaign for Congress at the Same Time
  7. Bizarre: Takai Pledges to Support Progressive for Congress—then Endorses Hanabusa
  8. $8.1 Billion Funeral Train
  9. TMT Hearings: Paralyzed with Fear of Supreme Court
  10. Data Show 18% More Students Leaving Public Schools for Charters
  11. UH Sets Stage for next Golden Parachute
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Sunday, May 29, 2016
May 29, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:14 PM :: 2352 Views
  1. Two Arrests: Corruption Bust Strikes at Heart of Drive for Fake Indian Tribe
  2. Republican Values and Hawaii - Building Through Balance
  3. Will They Come for You Next?
  4. Memorial Day Events Statewide
  5. Hawaii Regulatory Review Board Seeks Volunteers
  6. Sanders Voters Scare Democrats Fearful of Losing their Petty Little Power Positions
  7. Sanders Supporters Demand End to ‘Very Small Micro Aggressions Across the State’
  8. Rail: Hanabusa’s Nimitz Plan Even More Expensive than Her Dillingham Plan
  9. Template for Future: 20% Electric Rate Hike
  10. GMOS: No evidence they are unsafe for human consumption
  11. GMOS: “I told you so”
  12. Homeless Teen Parents Raise Babies on Street
  13. Homeless Tweekers Steal War Memorial Plaques from Barbers Point
  14. Purchasing a home on Oahu is about to get even tougher
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Saturday, May 28, 2016
May 28, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:30 PM :: 1590 Views
  1. “Rap Back”: A New Federal Firearm Registry
  2. Who’s Running: Candidates Pulling Papers as of May 27, 2016
  3. 9 misdirected arguments against GMOs
  4. April 2016: Visitor Expenditures Decline 1.1 Percent
  5. Regents to Vote on New UH Cancer Center Director
  6. Shadow Boxing With the Supreme Court: TMT Joins In Call For New Contested Case Officer
  7. Mass Hysteria: Kauai group finds no harms tied to pesticide use
  8. Hawaii Democrats to Vote on Anti-GMO Resolutions
  9. Will Protesters Block Badly Needed Lunatic Asylum?
  10. Big Island Water Dept Pays $20M/Year for Electricity
  11. Solar Costs Ratepayers $38.5M
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Friday, May 27, 2016
May 27, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:27 PM :: 3472 Views
  1. UH Report: 14,954 Homeless Seek Help – 24% from Mainland
  2. Who Runs Hawaii Democratic Party—Mafia or Hare Krishna Cult?
  3. Dumb and Dumber: Hanabusa vs Brickwood Galuteria for Congress?
  4. Who Will Ride Rail? How Do We Know?
  5. Star-Adv: Homelessness is Ige’s Problem -- Leadership MIA
  6. Legislature’s Multi-Million-Dollar Grant Program Remains ‘Mysterious’
  7. To Stop NextEra Iwase Has to Stall PUC for only 7 More Days
  8. Lawsuit: Another Hawaii Tech Company Accused of Fraud
  9. High costs hold back home-building activity
  10. DoE News: Head Lice Allowed, SPED Student Bruised by Principal
  11. Ige Discusses Various Mass Psychoses at Kauai Meeting
  12. Police stepping up drugged driving enforcement ahead of marijuana dispensaries
  13. HuffPo: Gay Buddafield Cult Moves to Hawaii
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Thursday, May 26, 2016
May 26, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:14 PM :: 1964 Views
  1. After One Month as HART Chair, Hanabusa flees to run for Congress
  2. Ethics: Hawaii DoT Capital Improvements Director in Bed with Parsons Brinckerhoff–Literally
  3. Hawaii Most Unaffordable Rentals of Any State
  4. Billions of Dollars Later, Veterans Health Administration Still Failing
  5. Jones Act Worsens Puerto Rico’s economic crisis
  6. Hawaii Democrat Insiders Scheme to Block Sanders Supporters
  7. Djou still weighing potential run for Takai's seat, but party already all in
  8. Dillingham Rail: Hanabusa Caught Flatfooted (Again)
  9. HART Role a Liability to Hanabusa
  10. UH files motion to remove hearings officer in Thirty Meter Telescope case
  11. Kahuku Rallies to Stop Latest Wind Farm Scheme
  12. No Martin Mayoral Decision Yet
  13. Corruption: Will PUC Renew Sandwich Isles Certification?
  14. Pesticide Report Proves Anti-GMO Activists are Liars and Frauds
  15. Kauai Vehicle Tax Vacuums $5.5M from Consumers Pockets
  16. Hawaii is an absurdly expensive state to live in
  17. Solar Schemers Claim Hawaiian Electric could hit some rooftop solar caps next month
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Wednesday, May 25, 2016
May 25, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:19 PM :: 1815 Views
  1. Ethics Ruling: Sen Josh Green Secretly Living in Honolulu Since 2005
  2. Election Office Admits ‘Mistakes Were Made’
  3. $500M: Obama Raids Zika Budget to Finance UN Climate Change Fund
  4. Hawaii GOP Chair Comments on Party Convention
  5. Connecting the dots between Jones Act and EL FARO sinking
  6. HART to Shift Rail to Nimitz?
  7. Supreme Court seems poised to order changes at the Office of Elections
  8. Who Raised Money During Session?
  9. Bloomberg: If Iwase Can Stall the PUC beyond June 3, NextEra More Likely to Walk Away
  10. 700 Comments on DoE Strategic Plan
  11. 25% of Hawaii Emergency Room Admissions Related to Methamphetamines
  12. HMSA to Pay Doctors to not See You
  13. Pesticide Report Calls For Monitoring, Cites Lack of Evidence behind anti-Pesticide Hysteria
  14. Trying to Spin the High Cost of UPW-Controlled Prisons
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Tuesday, May 24, 2016
May 24, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:08 PM :: 2430 Views
  1. Charter Commission Proposal: Eliminate Neighborhood Boards
  2. If Ige Signs SB2954--Hawaii Could Be First to Put Gun Owners in Federal Database
  3. Full Text: Attorney General Asks 9th Circuit to Lift Stay on Maui Memorial Privatization
  4. Fukumoto Helps Her Reelection Chances by Loudly Denouncing Trump
  5. Hawaii Republicans Must Have Elected Leaders to Spare
  6. Superdelegates: Hawaii Democrats too stupid to decide who should be president
  7. Stanley Chang to Run for Congress?
  8. Rail: All Fingers Point at Taxpayer
  9. Kill Rail Now and Waste $1.74B Less
  10. Star-Adv: Neighborhood boards are valuable
  11. Thompson Charter School: Criminal Charges Filed, AG Investigates Money-Laundering  
  12. Nepotistic IBEW boss says he will retire (again)
  13. Secret Insurance Div Report Shows 71% of HMSA Policies Illegal
  14. HTA: We Have Plan to Keep the $5M Taxpayers gave us for Pro Bowl
  15. Rent, Subdivision Issues Confound Efforts To Fix DLNR’s Revocable Permit Mess
  16. Drunk-driving arrests, court cases decline Thanks to Hawaii Supreme Court
  17. Arcade owners re-indicted as prosecutors try again to get gambling convictions
  18. Hawaii`s On Bill Financing Program Killed off by Low Energy Prices
  19. HELCO Says Hu Honua “Woefully Inaccurate and Misleading”
  20. Kauai: Animal Liberation Nuts So Extreme Even PETA Doesn’t Want Them
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Monday, May 23, 2016
May 23, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:51 PM :: 1945 Views
  1. Hawaii: Worst State to make a Living
  2. Hawaii Seniors’ Income: Say 'aloha' to a good retirement
  3. Video Sales Pitch Helps Convince Hawaii Patients to Die Cheaply
  4. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted May 23, 2016
  5. Charter proposal: Abolish neighborhood boards on Oahu
  6. Hawaii Lawmakers Again Balk At Ethics, Lobbying Reform
  7. AG launches of criminal probe into alleged misspending by ex-Bishop Museum CEO
  8. Hawaii Supreme Court skeptical of Office of Elections
  9. Money from California Behind Hawaii Anti-GMO Activists
  10. Legislature to Ige: Homelessness is Your Problem, Now
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Sunday, May 22, 2016
May 22, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:02 PM :: 1885 Views
  1. Djou ‘Thinking About’ Run for Congress as Republican Convention Meets
  2. HSTA announces recommendations for Hawaii State House and Senate primary races
  3. Honolulu Rail: It Just Keeps Getting Worse
  4. Supreme Court to Hear Challenge to Big Island Council Candidate’s Eligibility
  5. Hawaii Supreme Court Rules on Big Cabbage Case
  6. How Taxes Work
  7. UHERO Releases County Economic Forecasts
  8. Staged? Rail Budget Blowout at core of case for More GE Tax Hikes
  9. Probate Court announces three Kamehameha Schools trustee finalists
  10. DoE: We’re out--Ige, HSTA Own School Accountability Issue
  11. Solar leasing worse than a barrel of oil
  12. Gangs of Homeless Vandalize Electrical Lines to Charge their Laptops, Phones
  13. Bumbling Anti-GMO Activists Can’t Figure out Which End of Plant to Stick in Ground
  14. Suicide Tops Hawaii Democrats Program for Kupuna
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Saturday, May 21, 2016
May 21, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:37 PM :: 1966 Views
  1. PUEO Hawaiians Support Telescope
  2. Hawaiians Lobby DC Against Fake Indian Tribe
  3. The NFL Pro Bowl Is Moving to Orlando
  4. Hawaii Republican State Convention Set for May 21
  5. Who’s Running: Candidates Pulling Papers as of May 20, 2016
  6. Will Hanabusa Jump into CD1 Race to Escape HART Deathtrap?
  7. Prosecutor Kaneshiro Trying to Save Police Chief, and Deputy Prosecutor
  8. Pro-telescope Hawaiians seek hearing participation
  9. State attorney general files motion asking court to lift injunction on Maui hospitals
  10. Supreme Court Justices Slam Scott Nago: “Fundamental right to vote is being denied”
  11. HTA Incompetent Sports Management
  12. Iwase: I Will Stall PUC Until Merger Votes are Gone
  13. Child welfare social worker shortage leads to high caseload
  14. Family of autistic McKinley High School student sues over claims son is being forced to graduate

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Friday, May 20, 2016
May 20, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:34 PM :: 2153 Views
  1. Floating Windfarm Electricity Costs More Than Double
  2. Full Text: Eric Gill Sued by Local 5 Dissidents
  3. Bankruptcy for Code Rebel: Yet Another Hawaii High Tech Tax Credit Implosion
  4. DoH: Marijuana Licensees Scored
  5. Auditor: Ag Department Still Not Checking Weights, Measures
  6. CD1: ‘Djou Would be a Great candidate’
  7. Three weeks before the regular candidate filing deadline
  8. Court order ‘devastating’ to transition
  9. State addicted to spending, and unions among enablers
  10. City prosecutor, police brass testify in FBI probe into police chief
  11. EMS Forced to Respond to Emergencies in Personal Vehicle Because Caldwell Won’t Fix Ambulances
  12. Could light rail help train reach Ala Moana and beyond?
  13. Maui: Arakawa Takes Stand Against Activists’ Latest Attempt at Seizure of Ag Land
  14. Study: GMOs not behind health woes
  15. County Manager: Council’s Secret Power Grab
  16. The NFL Pro Bowl Is Moving to Orlando
  17. Ganot’s contract extension: Regents Squirm to Avoid Responsibility for Next UH Debacle
  18. Nobody Applies to be State Ethics Director
  19. LNG Plan Would Reduce Oil Imports 80%, Cut Electric Bills
  20. Developer of unfinished $225M Hawaii biomass plant goes after HELCO
  21. Hawaii Supreme Court hears case involving 2012 ballot problems
  22. Star-Adv: Mega High School Needed for Kapolei
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Thursday, May 19, 2016
May 19, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:07 PM :: 2167 Views
  1. Rep Takai Will Not Seek Reelection
  2. Hawaiian Electric: Natural Gas Can Save Ratepayers $3.7B
  3. Police Commission: We Will Never Do Anything About Kealoha
  4. AG Opens Criminal Investigation into Gross Nepotism, Union Finances
  5. UH: Unfathomable Cronyism Benefits Insiders in the Know
  6. The case for stopping rail construction at Middle Street
  7. LNG: Enviros Need to Block NextEra Merger to Keep Electric Rates High
  8. Standardized testing to no longer be part of teacher assessment
  9. Kauai Council rejects GE Tax hike
  10. Caldwell Grinds Ethics Office Down to One Investigator
  11. Hawaii Brothel Owner Pays Police $10K/month for Protection
  12. DoE Provides Free Pornos to 600 Elementary School Students
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Wednesday, May 18, 2016
May 18, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:55 PM :: 1569 Views
  1. Temporary Injunction Blocks Maui Hospital Privatization
  2. BoE Strips Student Performance out of Teacher Evaluations
  3. Full Text: Robin Danner Tries to Evict Jade Danner from Hawaiian Homelands
  4. With HC&S Closing Anyway, A&B Settles Cane Burning Lawsuit
  5. Jalousie Work: After 10 Years Union Lawsuit Ends
  6. Hawaii Painters Business Agent Pleads Guilty in $1.5M Theft
  7. Court Advances Suit by Dead Informant's Mom
  8. Will State Senate go 100% Democrat?
  9. Star-Adv: Veto rich deal that hurts ERS
  10. HART to submit new rail proposal to FTA within 60-90 days
  11. CSEA’s Failings
  12. Transparency Can Help UPW Gain Control of More Prisoners
  13. It's been a rough week for anti-GMO activists
  14. Anti-GMO Crackpots Gather 11,500 Signatures for Plan to Seize Maui, Molokai, Lanai Farmland from Rightful Owners
  15. TSA Jamming up Airport Lines to Push Funding thru Congress
  16. Maui cane burning settlement reached
  17. Pinky Thompson Charter school principal, employee arrested for alleged tampering
  18. Mandatory Transsexual Training for all DoE Students and Faculty
  19. Civil Beat: Political Correctness is Great, We Love It
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Tuesday, May 17, 2016
May 17, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:50 PM :: 1843 Views
  1. Full Text: FTA Statement on Rail—$8 Billion Dollars and 8 More Years
  2. Rep Gene Ward Seeks Reelection to State House—Slom to File for Senate
  3. If
  4. Audit: DoE Claims to be ‘Financially Responsible’
  5. Auditor: HTA Lacks Cohesive Marketing Plan
  6. Big Q: When it comes to your health insurance, what’s been the most notable change?
  7. Rail: Does Colbert Matsumoto Have Conflicts of Interest?
  8. Charter Proposal Would Keep HART Away from Rail Operations and Maintenance
  9. Political Insiders Can begin Selling Marijuana July 1
  10. Kealohas mailbox: “A frame-up of a defendant for a specific reason”
  11. TMT Pre-Hearing Generates Excuses for Supreme Court to Use
  12. Another Secret UH budget Proviso: Moves Film Studio to UH West Oahu Campus
  13. Hawaii Supreme Court hands Privatization a setback with garbage UPW ruling
  14. Oahu’s Future: 757 square miles of Rusting Wind Junk
  15. Obama’s Gift to Honolulu: 282 More Mentally Ill, AIDS infected Homeless on the Streets
  16. Hawaii schools struggle to help growing number of homeless students
  17. Crushed by Political Correctness, In Hawaii and nationally, boys falling behind in school
  18. New analysis looks at San Francisco housing costs
  19. Ag Shipments Down Statewide
  20. Hawaii County: Lunatics Attack Styrofoam Again
  21. Military Prosecutors Charge Bisexual: Murdered Wife, Worked as Gay Prostitute, Collected Kiddie Porn
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Monday, May 16, 2016
May 16, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:26 PM :: 2965 Views
  1. $10 Billion Is the Ultimate Price Tag for Honolulu's Rail Boondoggle
  2. Full Text: Interior Department Issues Rule on Procedures to Amend Hawaiian Homes Commission Act
  3. Study: Feds Grip on Hawaii Tightens 41%
  4. Report: Hawaii State-Funded Pre-K Serves only 365 Students
  5. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted May 16, 2016
  6. Hawaii Veterans Treatment Court Celebrates 15 Successful Graduates
  7. Big Q: Should transgender students in public schools be allowed to use bathrooms matching their so-called gender identity?
  8. Obama's Hiroshima visit may open Pandora's box
  9. Hospital Privatization: Vested Employees Score $366,500 each in Freebies
  10. Cronyism: Contractors ‘Pre-Qualified’ for $100M Cool Schools Bonanza
  11. Is Hanabusa Competent to Clamp Down on HART Spending?
  12. HAWAIIANS OPPOSE U.S. PUSH TO CREATE HAWAI`I TRIBAL NATION
  13. Ahakuelo sold IBEW HQ, Used Money to Buy Beach House
  14. Kauai Council to discuss GE Tax Hike Wednesday
  15. Dedication and first service held at Hawaii Law Enforcement Memorial
  16. Anti-GMO Hysteria Drives up Cost of Cane Sugar
  17. Schizophrenic from California Chooses to Live Homeless in Kailua-Kona
  18. Nonprofits seek funding to keep Homeless AIDS Patients housed
  19. The ‘Brutal Reality’ Of Owning A Condo In Hawaii
  20. Capitol Pools Reflect Accurately on Legislature
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Sunday, May 15, 2016
May 15, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:56 PM :: 2072 Views
  1. Hawaii Republicans–Political Kingmakers?
  2. Telescope to Avoid "Death By A Thousand Days?"
  3. Organically Grown Tax Credits on Way to Governor
  4. Video: The Jones Act, Puerto Rico, and Hawaii
  5. Who’s Running: Candidates Pulling Papers as of May 13, 2016
  6. Feds:  Honolulu’s rail line could cost $8.1B
  7. Given a chance to raise tax, county officials back away
  8. Questioning Caldwell’s campaign theme
  9. Provisos: Secret and Anonymous Legislation for Hawaii
  10. Legislators cast lot with pot for isles’ medical care woes
  11. Hawaii Marijuana Regs Designed “to replace one Cartel with Another”
  12. Homeless ranks swell, frustrate business sector in Kona Old Industrial Area
  13. Hawaii Needs Mental Health Emergency Rooms
  14. Na Wai Ola faces possible loss of charter
  15. Charter-Time Warner Cable merger gets final OK, heads to closing
  16. Hawaii AIDS Cases from Mainland
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Saturday, May 14, 2016
May 14, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:33 PM :: 1635 Views
  1. Obama Admin Orders Hawaii Schools to Let Trannies Hang out in Bathrooms
  2. How much do federal regulations cost Hawaii?
  3. When Classrooms Get Too Hot, Laie Parents Take Matters into Their Own Hands
  4. State of Hawaii Files First Lawsuit Relating to Faulty Takata Airbags
  5. UHERO: How State Shares Transient Accommodation Tax With Counties
  6. Kaiser Names New Leadership for Privatized Maui Hospitals
  7. Taxpayer Funded Hawaii Tech Maven Pitches Abject Failure to Silicon Valley Investors
  8. No timetable for TMT sublease review
  9. Sanders Supporters Urge Hawaii Superdelegates to be more … uh … Democratic
  10. Memorial For Fallen Officers Defaced
  11. Maui Council Considers Gas, Biodiesel Tax Hike
  12. Maui Corporation Counsel Discloses Thousands in Gambling Winnings
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Friday, May 13, 2016
May 13, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:14 PM :: 2393 Views
  1. Full Text: IBEW International Details Charges Against Ahakuelo
  2. Elections: Supreme Court to hear Green Party Suit Against Scott Nago
  3. McDermott calls for special session to address Campbell HS construction funds
  4. Mediator Peter Adler appointed to serve on Caldwell’s Ethics Commission
  5. E-Scrips: New York First to Adopt Common Sense Solution to Opioid Abuse
  6. Rusting Wind Junk off Waikiki? Feds Coming to Honolulu for Public Hearing
  7. Dollar Worth only $0.86 in Hawaii, the most expensive state
  8. Nepotism?  ‘Its Part of What We Do’
  9. “You Lied to Us Again” – Rail Costs Jump Another $350M
  10. Rail Governance is now on Charter Commission Agenda with Lobbyist at Helm
  11. Caldwell's Double Standard: Let Kealoha Keep his Job After Admitting he is Under Investigation
  12. Kealoha Lawyer Targets Officers Testifying Against Chief
  13. Carlisle Announces Pro-Rail Mayoral Candidacy
  14. How HECO Power Supply Study Designed to Promote Inter-Island Cable
  15. NYT: Keaau Plant Helps Biofuel Industry Cover Up Environmental Damage
  16. Acting Skills Pry Money out of Legislature
  17. Park marred by homeless? Let’s spend a jillion dollars!
  18. $50,000 Per Toilet for Homeless
  19. HCDA Giveaway to Developers: Reduced Parking Space Requirements for Condos
  20. Blood Bank Tries To Prepare For Potential Zika Outbreak
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Thursday, May 12, 2016
May 12, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:55 PM :: 1949 Views
  1. Energy: Banking on Wind and Solar Keeps Hawaii Dependent on Oil
  2. Act 48: Enviro Disputes Go Directly to Supreme Court
  3. Open letter to Greenpeace: Jones Act Behind Lower Environmental Standards in US
  4. Lockheed under Navy scrutiny for troubled Littoral Combat Ship program
  5. After 50 Years of Empty Promises, Democrats Finally Let a Few Filipino WW2 Vets Bring Family into USA
  6. Marijuana Legalization and State Taxes
  7. Police chief's newly-hired defense attorney Finally admits there is an investigation: 'We expect indictment'
  8. Embattled local IBEW leader rescinds retirement
  9. Hawaii AG Investigated Auditor’s Office Before Recent Shakeup
  10. Chun-Oakland Chased out of Senate by Lobbying Laws
  11. Judge allows workplace case against Duckworth to go to trial
  12. Kauai GE Tax Hike opposition rises
  13. Greenmail: OHA Gaining More Control Over Geothermal Royalties
  14. Geothermal to Solar Scammers: You Cut us, we cut your Battery Subsidies
  15. Hawaii Lawmakers To Obama: Don’t Grow Marine Monument for OHA
  16. Kauai Activists Discuss Illegal Action Against Dairy Farm
  17. TMT: Embracing A Future Not Defined By Our Past
  18. Worthless Hawaii Co Council considers extending term limits to 10 years so they can get lifetime Pensions
  19. Report: Honolulu's middle class has grown since 2000, bucking national trend
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Wednesday, May 11, 2016
May 11, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:53 PM :: 2316 Views
  1. Wikileaks: Japan refused Obama Hiroshima Apology
  2. Danner Sisters in DC to Lobby for Fake Indian Tribe Based on Nai Aupuni ‘Constitution’
  3. The Plan to Rescue Hawaii’s Birds with Genetic Engineering
  4. Obesity Rate Lowest in Hawaii, Highest in West Virginia
  5. Honolulu has 3rd-Lowest Mortgage Write Off Rate Nationwide
  6. Hawaii Ranks Third in Nationwide Access to Justice Study
  7. Telescope turmoil expected to restart Monday
  8. Will Feds Withhold a Third Year of Financing Before HART Gets Around to Writing Financial Plan?
  9. Obama cuts funds to programs for homeless with HIV/AIDS, mental illness
  10. Planning to Dump Matayoshi: Ige Blocks State Superintendent from education task force
  11. Lawsuit: Nepotistic Union Boss Tried to Hire Hit-man to Kill Critics
  12. Hawaiian Electric Stockholders Betting on Approval of Merger
  13. State could close fiscal year with retirement fund deficit
  14. Ethics? Kenoi Cronies Continue to Stall for Time
  15. Priced Out of Paradise: Rising college tuition leaves more grads with big loan debt
  16. Hawaii Law Enforcement Memorial finished, six years in making
  17. Soft on Crime: Maui Man accused of slashing wife's throat was arrested after 1991 shooting, but never prosecuted
  18. Hawaii public schools struggle to provide athletes with top-rated helmets
  19. Lifeguards: Maui Council vs. HGEA
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Tuesday, May 10, 2016
May 10, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:24 PM :: 1877 Views
  1. Laughable: HB2085 Would Have Banned Gasoline-and Diesel-Powered Vehicles
  2. Survey: Hawaii #1 for Road Rage
  3. Getting Old? Hawaii 7th Best Place to be
  4. Variable Electric Pricing: What a Difference a Rate Makes
  5. UHERO: Hawaii Innovation Matters
  6. BYUH One of 20 Best Education Schools in US
  7. After more than a decade of West Coast disruptions, shippers are wising up
  8. 43% of State Legislators Unchallenged in Election
  9. Kauai, Maui Power Grab Would Abolish Mayor Put Council in Control
  10. Will Ige Veto Gut n Replace Giveaway to Anti-GMO Activists?
  11. Legislator’s Anonymous Proviso Pushing UH School of Education off Manoa Campus?
  12. Bishop Museum Run into Ground by Lazy, Incompetent Directors
  13. UH researchers frustrated by biolab's lengthy closure
  14. Future of Oahu's biggest and most efficient power plant in limbo
  15. Ahakuleo Family Drew $527K in Annual Salaries from Local 1260 IBEW
  16. Financial probe underway at IBEW Local 1260
  17. Medicated Dopers Tinker With Marijuana Laws
  18. 22,677 Warnings for Homeless who Continue to Refuse Shelter
  19. HUD Cuts Hawaii Homeless Funding
  20. Gay Inc Leaves Homeless Hawaii AIDS Patients in Lurch
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Monday, May 09, 2016
May 9, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:03 PM :: 1570 Views
  1. Complete List: All Bills that Passed the Legislature in 2016
  2. Hawaii Family Forum: Final Report for 2016 Legislative Session
  3. HB1689 Gut n Replace: $2M in Tax Credits for ‘Organic’ Pretend Farmer/Activists
  4. DHHL gets its funding; now it must deliver
  5. KCC hullaballoo comes to an end, until next time
  6. Funding anti-geothermal hype study?
  7. What’s The Honolulu Board of Water Supply Trying Hide?
  8. Union Organized Kauai Monopoly Marijuana Dealer Expects to Hire 40
  9. Audit to focus on state’s civil forfeiture program that some pan as property ‘ransom’
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Sunday, May 08, 2016
May 8, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:54 PM :: 2419 Views
  1. SEC Freezes Code Rebel: Yet Another Hawaii High Tech Tax Credit Implosion
  2. Global shipbuilding depression appears on horizon for 2017; what are implications for Jones Act shipbuilding?
  3. Transient Oriented Schools: Impacting Housing Costs
  4. Seven Political Parties on Hawaii Primary Ballot
  5. Kouchi Tried Again and Again to Give $5M Deal to His Employer
  6. TMT contested-case choice could doom process again
  7. Look over measures that failed or passed at Capitol
  8. 5 bills that change the business of health and hospitals in Hawaii
  9. High Tech Tax Credit Scammers Get ‘Only’ $1M
  10. SD13 Open, HD29 Open—Karl Rhoads Running for State Senate
  11. Thanks to Sierra Club, Koa Ridge Houses will Cost $700K – $900K
  12. State to explore utility Co-op options
  13. LNG: Green Energy Profiteers Order Minions to Protest Planned Reduction in Electric Bills
  14. HECO: Wind, Solar Means More Blackouts
  15. Trump, Clinton, Sanders United Against Federal Land Transfers to States
  16. Fukumoto-Chang: “In Hawaii we stand for something different”
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Saturday, May 07, 2016
May 7, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:07 PM :: 2080 Views
  1. BLNR Refuses to Replace Telescope Hearing Officer
  2. Rail: Taxpayers Robbed of $1.88B and Counting
  3. Who’s Running: Candidates Pulling Papers as of May 6, 2016
  4. Homelessness: U.S. VETS selected for Honolulu Housing First initiative
  5. Feds withhold a half-billion dollars for rail over stalled financial plan
  6. Engineering experts raise quality concerns over Honolulu’s rail construction
  7. Vote by Mail Bill Dies in Conference
  8. Contested Case Hearings Go Directly to State Supreme Court
  9. Kauai Council Rejects Tax Hikes
  10. Maui County Wants AirBnB to Enforce TVR Ordinances
  11. IBEW 1260 Union Boss Thrown Out by International
  12. Peter Savio Among those not Running for For Honolulu Mayor?
  13. Kalihi: Homosexual Child Molester Gets 20 Years for Kiddie Porn
  14. Politicians, Sierra Club Help Schemers Sell Overpriced Batteries to Unwary Consumers
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Friday, May 06, 2016
May 6, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:05 PM :: 2575 Views
  1. Did Caldwell Illegally Launch Reelection Campaign On County Time?
  2. Rep Beth Fukumoto Chang: “Aggressively Redefine What it Means to be a Minority Member”
  3. Health: Hawaii Lawmakers Struggle to Define Direct Primary Care
  4. Judge Awards EEOC $7.6M in Case Against Farm Labor Contractor Global Horizons
  5. Ige Signs ‘Cool Schools’ Bill
  6. Feds: After Losing Millions, Hawaii Medicaid Fraud Control Finally Improving
  7. Matson Stock Drops 12.5% due to Faltering China Trade
  8. Did Jones Act contribute to EL FARO loss?
  9. Jones Act: The Plot Against Puerto Rico
  10. Three Anti-Gun Bills on Ige’s Desk
  11. New FDA Regs May Shut Down 95% of E-Cig Industry
  12. Moody’s: Hawaii #3 in State Debt
  13. Government Contracting Explained: How Air Conditioning Costs $100K Per Classroom
  14. Government Contracting HART vs HECO:  Don’t-rock-the-boat concealment and avoidance of the hard facts
  15. TMT: What Are They Doing?
  16. Legislators Budget $2M for an Imu
  17. OHA Grabs for Control of NW Hawaiian Isles Monument
  18. China Still Invited to RIMPAC
  19. UH Tuition Hikes Used to Fund Capital Improvements for Crony Contractors
  20. Priced out of Paradise: Covering costs of college takes planning, flexibility
  21. Money approved for Super ferry study
  22. Greenmailers, Punatics Maintain Control of Geothermal Resources
  23. Vermont Copies Hawaii Land Use Laws—Exempts Wind Farms
  24. A&B after sugar: Lots and Lots of Condos, Subdivisions
  25. Prosecuting Peter Boy Parents a Gutsy Move
  26. Hawaii 3rd Highest Homeownership Rate in USA
  27. Housing First $2.2M to Get 100 Chronics Permanently off Streets
  28. Hawaii: Anti-Vaxxers Multiply 13-Fold Since 2011
  29. Map: 40,000 Auto Accidents in Hawaii, 2015
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Thursday, May 05, 2016
May 5, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:27 PM :: 2748 Views
  1. Who Dreamed up this Billion Dollar Fed Wreck Scheme?
  2. SB2659: Legislators Pass ‘Industrial Hemp Bill’
  3. Farming Entrepreneurs
  4. Maui Dancing Law Update
  5. Chief Justice Seeks Public Comment on Judicial Nominees
  6. Taxpayers Bear the Burden of the State's Promises 
  7. Ige: Legislative Session ‘Successful’
  8. Midweek Liberal Lovefest
  9. 9th Circuit Court Hears Hawaii Democrats Lawsuit for Closed Primary
  10. Bishop Museum CEO Allegedly Ran up $60K Personal Expenses on Museum Credit Card
  11. HEI Shareholders: How Much to Buy the Governor?
  12. Hawaii Legislators Need To Stop Hiding in The Dark
  13. Rail Contractor Gets Apology in Fight over 8A Money
  14. Greenmailers: No Geothermal Measurements on Hualalai
  15. Money-Grubbing Anti-GMO Activists Want Second Bite of Apple
  16. State Sports and Entertainment Authority Bill Misses Cut
  17. Caldwell: ‘I Want To Keep This Job’ (and nobody serious is in my way)
  18. Tranny Caught Lying About Graduation ‘Walk’
  19. HS Counselor Arrested for Soliciting a Minor for Prostitution, Still on Payroll
  20. State ethics panel probes Puna charter school
  21. Lack Of School Facilities ‘Crippling’ Many Charters
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Wednesday, May 04, 2016
May 4, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:38 PM :: 2144 Views
  1. Disgusting: Another Massive Recall of Hawaii Organic Food Infested with Listeria
  2. Experimental Drugs for Terminal Patients? Ige Vetoes SB2181
  3. Time For Fake Indian Tribe Running Out, Abercrombie Says
  4. ‘Rare Move’ Keeps Jeff Stone’s Millions in Play
  5. Legislators Send $13.7B Budget Bill to Ige
  6. Thinking Big Thoughtlessly
  7. Hawaii County GE Tax Hike Loses 7-2
  8. Hawaii Republican leaders respond to shakeup in the race for the White House
  9. Hawaii Teacher: Why Most Of Us Ignore Our Union
  10. Mainland Eco-Lawyers Find New Way to Shut Down Agriculture on Kauai
  11. State seeks applicants for ethics commission executive director
  12. Trannies Push to Get into your Daughter’s Locker Room
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Tuesday, May 03, 2016
May 3, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:38 PM :: 2022 Views
  1. Cruz Campaign Announces Hawaii Delegates to Republican National Convention
  2. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted May 2, 2016
  3. Homosexual Child Molesters: 150 Hawaii Victims Sue
  4. CQ Roll Call: Top 5 Issues in Hawaii 
  5. HTA: Visitor Arrivals Set New Record
  6. Ige Didn’t Get Much, but he Did Pay off HSTA
  7. Ige Helps Unions Kill Off Health Savings Account Plan
  8. Busted Trying to Sneak Jeff Stone a Few Million, Senators Settle for Resolution Instead
  9. Caldwell Cronies on Ethics Commission Retaliate against Totto
  10. Hanabusa New Excuse for HART Cost Overruns
  11. Holding Breath: Rail More Like a Roller Coaster, or Climbing Mt Everest
  12. Honolulu Charter proposal bars lobbyists’ gifts
  13. Clean Energy signs LNG contract in Hawaii
  14. High Cost of Doing Business: Marijuana Dealer Expects to Lose Money for Years
  15. Anti-GMO Activists Can’t Figure out how to become Fake Farmers
  16. Now that Cronies are in Charge of Selling Marijuana, The debate shifts to decriminalization
  17. Mentally Disabled Girl Raped in Hawaii School’s Unisex Bathroom
  18. Targeting Your Children: Trannies Wanna Play Dress-up at School Graduation
  19. Communist Acquitted Killer and Billionaire’s Pet Senator to Address UH Manoa Grads
  20. Authorities struggle to curb drag racing at historic Ewa Field
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Monday, May 02, 2016
May 2, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:54 PM :: 2012 Views
  1. Renegades, Risks and Rewards of the Napali Coast
  2. How Protesters cause decline in Hawaii agriculture
  3. SB3024: Lobbyist Ethics Task Force Killed off in Smoke Filled Room
  4. Honolulu Ethics Commission: And Then There Were None
  5. HGEA Too Busy Playing Solitaire on Computer to Certify New Dialysis Facility
  6. Lawsuit Alleges Kauai’s Monopoly Pot Dealer is a Thief
  7. Homeless Transportation Plan: Attack Bus Driver, Break in to Car, Steal Bicycle
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Sunday, May 01, 2016
May 1, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:53 PM :: 2150 Views
  1. Much Ado About Nothing – The Hawaii Legislature Edition
  2. FBI, TSA, HPD: Counterterrorism in Hawaii
  3. ‘ESSA Team’ Begins Writing ‘Blueprint for Public Education in Hawaii’
  4. Mainland Gay Activist Set to Defeat Labor Leader, Take Over Hawaii Democratic Party?
  5. Morita: Ratepayers will Pay Billions More for ‘Renewables’
  6. Rail consultants brushed off issue over utility lines—Nobody at HART Smart Enough to question them
  7. Frights and horrors abound as Caldwell and Hanabusa Look in Mirror
  8. Harbor privatization, body cameras killed by Legislators
  9. AZA: No Evidence That Anybody at Zoo Knows What They are Doing—Elephants tested for lead after Eating Battery
  10. Kauai: $100M Vehicle Weight Tax Considered
  11. Vermont’s Obamacare Disaster to be Dismantled by Same Company Which Dismantled Hawaii’s Obamacare Disaster?
  12. Going Through Motions with Doomed Telescope Hearing Officer
  13. Telescope: Hawaii’s loss may be Kashmir’s gain
  14. Steam building for Obama to visit Hiroshima—Last Chance to Undermine US Japan Alliance with Apology
Read More..

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