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Tuesday, June 30, 2009
June 30, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:10 AM :: 2426 Views :: Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

July 4: Hawaii Churches to kick off massive voter registration drive

Kelly Hu: Abercrombie is like God

Candidate faults Lingle's leadership Panders to unions

Audit cited DoE ex-administrator in questionable dealings

SB: Suspect contracts deserve scrutiny

State attorney general defends furloughs as legal

University of Hawaii sports down $2.58M (UHM Academic Marxists too stupid to make a profit at athletics like all the other Univs do)

Ex-reporter faults UH paper's staff in source scandal (Naked Editor with wings still blaming everyone but himself)

Modified taro varieties ignite farmers' fears (OHA preparing phony controversy to demand 'rent')

Washington Times: Obama bluffs on defending Hawaii (We're not worth $50M)

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Monday, June 29, 2009
June 29, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:41 AM :: 3504 Views :: Hawaii County News, Kauai County News, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, World News

Criminal Investigation: School contracts under scrutiny

Police block Charter School officials: Judge keeps school open for now

Hawaii law cited in report questioning health care mandates

Hawaii's tourism strategy flawed

Smokers uniting to fight taxes, bans (New voting bloc?)

Abercrombie, Hirono back massive carbon tax scam

Advertiser: Governor should veto election finance bill 

Karamatsu considers joining lieutenant governor's race

(Shot alleged Burglar) Metcalfe to be tried for murder

Kauai bridge will gain extra lane

Hawaii's DLNR shifts its enforcement focus

N. Korea criticizes U.S. missile defense for Hawaii

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Sunday, June 28, 2009
June 28, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:29 AM :: 2506 Views :: DHHL, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Prepare for life to get a lot more expensive (Thanks, Hawaii Democrats!)

Schools' hands tied over budget (BoE irresponsibility creates chaos)

Amazon poised to cut affiliate program in Hawaii (taxes kill small businesses)

Lingle signs three energy measures

Anti-Superferry protester Rep. Morita: HB 1271 Most significant energy bill awaits Lingle’s signature (tries to peddle barrel tax)

Kalapa: Pay cut better than no paycheck at all

Father faces 20 years for daughter's injuries

Tomorrow, city to begin clearing Nanakuli coast stretch of longtime camps

Matson-union deal averts strike

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Saturday, June 27, 2009
June 27, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:36 AM :: 4219 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News

Furlough talks hit a wall (no meetings scheduled)

Health plan switch surprises teachers--Union cuts members benefits

Hannemann will let tax hikes take effect without signature

Gubernatorial fundraising in full swing

Court backs Tavares, upholds higher political contribution limits for unions, businesses

Tavares continues to destroy economy

Lingle critical of Maui lawmakers

Downward trend in Maui visitors continues

Maui gets another molester-connected Leg. candidate

Hawaii County Company involved in bidding controversy still getting paid 

One union set to strike Matson Saturday

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Friday, June 26, 2009
June 26, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:51 AM :: 4916 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development, World News, Hawaii History

Hawaii County Councilman: Release Guantanamo detainees in Hawaii

Allegedly Naked Editor with Wings allegedly fabricated sources (endorsed twice by Advertiser!)

Short election campaign period gives well-known names an edge

Advertiser: UPW overreaches with its bid for gag order

Visitor arrivals fell 6.4 percent in May

Internet tax would bring in dollars

Back taxes trickle in from delinquent list

Matson, unions extend talks to Friday

Campbell heir blaming CPB for losses

Kauai: Lingle not releasing Black Pot Park expansion funds

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Thursday, June 25, 2009
June 25, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:13 AM :: 4301 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, World News

PBN Business Pulse: Duke Aiona preferred 2-1 over nearest challenger

UPW files complaint with labor board against governor, mayor

A Victory for Hawaiians: OHA may lay off up to 24 workers

UHERO: Hawaii Job Losses Will Be Larger Than Originally Forecast

Advertiser: School board must act soon on fiscal plan

Matson, Unions Face Looming Strike Deadline

Superferry urged not to abandon 2 vessels

Time share company’s fate unclear

Trial Set For Man Accused Of Throwing Child From Bridge

County gets high marks in fiscal audit

Two county split

Onishi explains Council split

Hamakua councilman wants 22 percent raise rolled back

Puna's CDP is stalled

North Korea vows nuclear attack if provoked by U.S.

Greenwell: Give us the Gitmo guys

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Wednesday, June 24, 2009
June 24, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:12 AM :: 4097 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, World News

NKorea threatens to "wipe U.S. off the map"

Hawaii court sets July 2 hearing on state's worker furloughs (Unions demand layoffs)

Borreca: Measure of victory will be how little is lost (union strategy outlined)

Unions take their case to the public

Funds give green light to electric-car operation

Hawaii Superferry wants to transfer catamarans to creditors

Kobayashi to seek Council seat (filing ends Thurs)

"Expert" touts rail's side benefits

An island divided: Call for 2 Big Island counties resurfaces

S. Korea quarantines students from Hawaii (swine flu paranoia)

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Tuesday, June 23, 2009
June 23, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 9:00 AM :: 2722 Views :: Kauai County News, DHHL, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

North Korea warning suggests missile may not be headed toward Hawaii

Mediator has unions, management bargaining

State wants Superferry bankruptcy case moved to Hawaii

Athletics likely another casualty of DoE budget cuts (protecting the HSTA high-seniority bureaucrats)

SB: Union card check needs closer look

Critics pan city's push to extend life of landfill

Keohokapu gets life for killing

Hawaii Meth Project: 'Not Even Once'

Funding cut for Kaua’i Teen Court

Clarity sought before Kauai council’s transparency talk

Hilo Hattie Sold To Hawaiian Apparel Owner

Judge accepts HMC plan

Exclusive: Hawaii Air Ambulance looks to shed turbulent past

Hawaii Green Party founder dies

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Monday, June 22, 2009
June 22, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:18 AM :: 5147 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, Maui County News, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, World News

Planned N. Korea launch unnerves Hawaii residents

N.Korea accuses Obama of nuclear war plot

States Turning to Last Resorts in Budget Crisis

SB: Hawaii needs to turn around its bad business reputation

Stevedore--victim of ILWU assault--still waiting for $355,000 back pay (after 15 years)

Union files grievance over inmate violence at Hawaii State Hospital

Sovereignty Mortgage Scam: Maui couple resentenced

Hawaii lawmakers send governor bills to tax Internet transactions

Rail Transit tax take still lags

KPT residents ask for more say

Liliha Park: 5 years, $800K to build restroom

Advertiser: City should find sensible use for property

After council reorganization, calls for County split reemerge

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Sunday, June 21, 2009
June 21, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 9:22 AM :: 3109 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Obama threatens to nuke North Korea

Lingle: 'Card-check' bill will be vetoed

Lingle talks tough during visit in Hilo

Hawaii paying nearly twice market rate (to old boys) for solar power

Elections Office weighs closing dozens of precincts

Isle GOP leader from 1978 accused of sex-harassment in Maryland

Hawaiian Homes tweaks its focus to ‘build homeowners’

Hundreds 'live aloha' in Kuhio Park Terrace cleanup

Service aids 112 vehicles in 2 days

Honolulu police halt recruiting, training classes amid job freeze

‘Time to grow up,’ judge tells old criminal-then gives him baby sentence

Expert says elevated rail is best choice for Oahu

Kailua Fourth of July fireworks show is back on

Kihune to remain as trustee until successor named

UH West Hawaii Developer wants to delay building required road

Hawaii hardly alone when it comes to tax increases, study shows

Not Buying it: Poll shows most Hawaii newspaper readership down

Gay Pride Festival seeks to 'educate' public

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Saturday, June 20, 2009
June 20, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:45 AM :: 3915 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, World News

Hawaii unemployment jumps to 7.4% in May

Voters react to possible polling place closures

Tourism under attack: Bailout recipient defends Maui trip

Hawaii charter school panel orders Waters of Life to close

SB: Good vote on school locker search

Necessity to shoot woman disputed

Protection urged for heiau

Advertiser:  Rational plan for Mauna Kea is taking shape

Hilo DHHL Signs Lease Agreement with Safeway and Target

West Hawaii Today alleges open meetings act violations

Kawa Bay purchase delays might cost $1.5M

U.S. is prepared for missile shot

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Friday, June 19, 2009
June 19, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:56 AM :: 4846 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

U.S. Fortifies Hawaii to Meet Threat From Korea

Obama tied to Ayers ... at age 11: Anti-military congregation attended as boy in Hawaii linked to radical's organization

Hawaii plans to cut 66 precincts to reduce election expenses (down to 273)

Lingle seeks cut in workweek

Inexperienced backbencher McKelvey calls for emergency session

Clearing air on budget and real property taxes (Anderson nails Mufia, SB)

Hawaii school board approves locker searches, anti-drug dogs

UPDATE: Hawaii Department of Education 'Trim the Fat' Contest Exposing Millions in Waste

Scope faces critic$ in Hilo

Sunshine Law violation by council may have repercussions (new life to Jacobson)

Money in-Money out (another hit by Jacobson's backers)

Kauai Mayor’s father arrested for harassing political opponents

State GOP asked to stop supporting Aiona campaign

Carroll Cox: The environmental watchdog is always on the lookout for wrongdoing (SB preps a candidate?)

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Thursday, June 18, 2009
June 18, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:22 AM :: 4646 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Lingle rejects unions' latest trick

County workers to be spared furloughs

Honolulu prosecutor, chairman of city council may run for mayor

Joe Bertram not to seek reelection???

Hawaii public housing director urges veto of fees, limited stays

Unions to pick new Honolulu chief

Highway revamp faces roadblocks

Hawaii County Eastern bloc flexes voting power (back to 5-4 again)

Bigger role for Naeole

Maui Co. Curbside recycling is sought

Respected professor accused of arson

Chemopobia: Fluoridation of Water- An Ongoing Contentious Issue in Hawaii

Kauai: Ceremony today to honor shot Hawaiian monk seals 

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Wednesday, June 17, 2009
June 17, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:59 AM :: 5576 Views :: Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development, World News, Hawaii History

Hawaii state worker furloughs being challenged in court

Hawaii students lag behind Kazakhstan

Kaua‘i Drug Court graduates ‘move on’

Mufia's bid for governor will mix up City Hall

Freeways, trains under scrutiny at dueling conferences

HawTel has possible buyer

Judiciary budget cut $11.4M

Fate of former Wailupe school remains unclear

Hospital bankruptcy plan sparks dispute

Thielen readies backup plan for parks

Maui B&B, vacation rental tax bill goes forward

Would a CEO run Kaua‘i better?

Kauai Council to air open government concerns

Pump costs jump to $3 per gallon (Takamine tax about to kick in)

SB/Obama: Global warming to turn ocean into acid bath (don't worry, its just another tax increase)

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Tuesday, June 16, 2009
June 16, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:37 AM :: 5018 Views :: Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development, World News

Pentagon warns of North Korean missile threat to Hawaii, Alaska

Al Hee using your tax dollars to make $400M bid for Hawaiian Telecom

Abercrombie:  Hannemann walking out on city's rail transit project

Candidates Begin Filing To Fill Bainum's Seat

HGEA Plans Fight Against State Furloughs: Union Says It's Willing To Negotiate Pay, Benefits

City's alleged dumping in stream investigated: Another enviro crime by the Mufia

Feds charge ex-HPD officer

Shock over reduced sentence (got ten years, to be released in 1 month)

John W Goemans: Lawyer's work opened OHA voting

Phony Warming: Honolulu Temperature Records Questioned

 

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Monday, June 15, 2009
June 15, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:51 AM :: 3056 Views :: Maui County News, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, World News

Hospital no longer a "snake pit," says departing committee member

Honolulu's new transit logo biased, rail opponents say

Hawaii's first stimulus-funded construction project under way

Furloughs worry UH researchers

2009 Legislature theme? Me first — at 38 percent

Hawaii bill gives patients a voice in end-of-life treatment

Study theorizes voyagers left French Polynesia during ciguatera outbreak (Caused by Global Cooling?)

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Sunday, June 14, 2009
June 14, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:04 AM :: 3805 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Neighbor island campaigns can decide candidates' fate

"Clean Electricity" Projects on a hiatus due to scarce funds

Decline in tourism jolt to sales of electricity

Impact of upcoming furloughs has Hawaii state workers anxious

$1.7 million Capitol makeover necessary, Hawaii official says

Restore home tax credit Mufia's phony election-year cash giveaway

Honolulu vehicle weight tax to increase 66% over next 2 years

As rail gets real, more concerns emerge

Lingle weighs liquor liability bill

Big Isle building put on tax rolls 

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Saturday, June 13, 2009
June 13, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:43 AM :: 4671 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Filings can start Monday for special election

Honolulu City Council Council Passes $1.1 Billion Budget for Rail with No Proviso

SB propaganda: School board members decide they will try to "shake the tree" to find more operating funds

Advertiser: BOE members delay vote on budget plan

Hawaii counties to receive $225 million in bond authority

IRS investigates Pflueger, Inc. (revealed in suit against Pflueger's insurance co)

Maui's Secret Ethics: Nishiki review finished

Kaho‘ohalahala / Lana`i: High court ruling on residency requested

State Prosecutors, Public Defenders Get 3 Fridays Off

Stolen-car driver freed, not charged

Candidate's links to development trouble residents

Hawaii county Council: Onishi, Enriques look to demote Yagong, Hoffmann

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Friday, June 12, 2009
June 12, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:10 PM :: 4685 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

KSBE POWER: "Teacher Merit pay experiment worth a closer look

SB spots legal problem for newest version of Akaka Bill

UH economists revise their outlook and now do not expect recovery until 2011 or 2012

Kaua‘i anti-Superferry group: Send us Gitmo detainees

Mauians discuss plans for new global warming propaganda

Eco regression: Wood-burning facility will meet all rules, say owners

New law protects manta rays

Save Kailua Fireworks Group Seeks Support from the Community to Save 4th of July Celebration

Kauai council secrecy: Bynum, Kawahara continue crusade

Mayor Kenoi signs budget

Japanese firms may get in on Guam military housing contracts

Hawaii-based Hoku Scientific (BIG Act 215/221 player) in financing crunch, posts loss

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Thursday, June 11, 2009
June 11, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:22 AM :: 4579 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

HMSA increasing rates 12.1% for small businesses

Hawaii governor's race may focus more on style than issues

City Council to hold special election within 60 days

Mayor Hannemann Now in Race for Governor

Council raises residential property, vehicle weight taxes, bus fares

Budget bill has mayor thinking veto:  $150 Voter payoff demanded

Enviro Democrats denounce rail vote

With Greenwood picked as new leader, spending must now be cut by $100 million

Low-bid protest prompts contract review

Anybody but me: Pflueger tries to make insurer foot the bill for Ka Loko

Council aide Offenbaker resigns over Internet use

Haina Mill sued by lenders

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Wednesday, June 10, 2009
June 10, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 10:04 AM :: 3527 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

UH regents likely to vote on new president today

Hawaii tax revenues dropping much lower than predicted

Mufia Hannemann moves closer to bid for governor

Legislators' safety net may not work next year

Councilman Duke Bainum dies

City Council prepares to pile on more taxes

Maui News Polls 'Islam Day'

OHA Audit: Risks to Kau Inoa personal info. not considered 

State employee furlough plan could affect Big Island courts

Care-home transfers may harm seniors

Company asks to delay Ookala project again

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Tuesday, June 09, 2009
June 9, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:12 AM :: 3549 Views :: Kauai County News, Maui County News, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

More Akaka Bill problems: many Hawaiians to be excluded from Akaka Tribe

Sam Slom: Islam Day: a rush to Muslimize us

Ocean generates 10.7 percent of state GDP

Native Hawaiian educators urge UH search delay

Oahu to add 33,000 residents by 2025 -- Big Isle to add 70,000

Prevedouros: Council poised to go off the rail

Hawaii DoE 63.9% graduation rate disputed

BOE nears 76% lunch price boost

New Mauna Kea telescope plans moving forward: Public hearings scheduled

Maui home, condo resales plunge 40 percent

Failed plan cost state $112,171

OHA asks for study of burials--after funding their destruction

A&B forges ahead with plans for redevelopment in Kahului 

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Monday, June 08, 2009
June 8, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:27 AM :: 2923 Views :: Hawaii County News, Kauai County News, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Akaka bill back in play: On Kamehameha Day, House natural resources panel is to hold hearing

Advertiser: Haleakala telescope a scientific leap forward

Hawaii school to test merit pay for teachers

Candidate to head UH was emerging star at UC

Next round of bans, Styrofoam: Scientist concerned about plastic entering the ocean’s food chain

Mufia's election ploy: Honolulu City Council Moves Forward with Plans to Fund Multi-Billion Dollar Rail Transit Before Feds Give the Project Approval

SB backs Mufia: Tax hike, recycling good budget moves

Nonprofits shed staff and programs

Wilcox nurses hold the line for status quo contract

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Sunday, June 07, 2009
June 7, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:50 AM :: 4209 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, Development

Circle dance begins for open seats

SB: Search for UH president should end with Greenwood

Community college rolls soar in Hawaii

Landowners oppose legislation mandating more affordable units

Unions prepare to fight Hawaii government worker furloughs

We must spark an industry of energy startups

All stakeholders must press for KPT repairs

Furloughs: Public defender office closures affecting courtroom schedules

Palcic/SB: State's bloated bureaucracy prices work force out of jobs and efficiency

Kauai: Board members cleared of alleged charter violations

Pflueger case continued

Hawaii County: Exemptions, 3% cap create tax inequities

Greenwell voted on Hokulia-related issue despite owning property in development

Proposed Nani Kailua extension hits delay

Abercrombie backs Ron Paul's 'Audit the (Joooish) Fed Bill' 

Sovereignty documentary debuts in D.C.

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Saturday, June 06, 2009
June 6, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:30 AM :: 4014 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, World News

'Crude stereotypes' must be overcome: SB still flogging for "Islam Day'

Born identity: SB takes a whack at "Birthers"

Army may restart live-ammo use in Hawaii's Makua Valley

FBI Says Honolulu 6th-Safest U.S. City

Mysterious bins popping up in Honolulu invite recycling

Hawaii County auditor praises access

State gives $1 billion Bridge Aina Lea developers another chance

Matson ups fuel surcharge

Target aims for Maui store--unless superstores are banned

A&B property designated as important ag lands on Maui

Big Isle soldier is killed

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Friday, June 05, 2009
June 5, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:33 AM :: 3454 Views :: Hawaii County News, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

Akaka Bill goes before House Ctte Thursday

UH regents ready to OK Greenwood

Furloughs: Gov. Says Some Departments Will Close, Others To Reduced Staff

Honolulu City Council wrestles with tax proposals

Law boosts charter schools

Maui: Ban on Styrofoam will be introduced

Windfarm energy may be transmitted from other islands (Enviros still debating effort to block)

Electricity rates rise statewide

Isle motorists economize as gas prices rise anew

Hawaiian Tel Bankruptcy emergence plan cuts owner Carlyle Group almost completely out

Rep Joe Bertram III recovering from illness

The Fair American

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Thursday, June 04, 2009
June 4, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:17 AM :: 5387 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development, World News, Hawaii History

(Rabies in Hawaii?) HGEA boss Perreira foams at mouth:  Lingle "lying...fooling herself"

University of Hawaii may drop classes to cut budget by $50M

Debate over Haleakala telescope re-engaged

Oahu hurricane losses worry disaster officials

Honolulu 106th in high-tech ranking

Queen's Medical Center Pays $2.5 Million to Resolve Allegations of Improper Claims

Hawaii Co Council gives budget final approval (4% lower)

HPD Commission Chooses Putzulu Acting Chief

Hawaii near top for alcohol abuse

Tom Gill, 87, was wild card of politics

Full Text: Obama's speech in Cairo

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Wednesday, June 03, 2009
June 3, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:58 AM :: 2950 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Greenwood now only candidate for University of Hawaii president

Unprecedented furloughs raise doubts about legality

Door to governor's seat may hinge on furloughs

State's 'Cadillac' health package can sustain cuts, director says

DoE: Hard-won school days are on the chopping block

Common standards could help local students

New election set for laborers union (elected felon last time)

How Business Friendly is Your Hawaii Lawmaker?

May home prices on Oahu down 15.3%

Isle economy grew only 0.7 percent last year

'Great father', 'loving kid' killed in motorcycle crash (Activists blocking installation of traffic light)

Hawaii County releases pot data

Developer seeks 'do over' after project fails requirements

Yagong, Kenoi battle over cost-savings move

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Tuesday, June 02, 2009
June 2, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:31 AM :: 2997 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Congressional Delegation, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Furlough fight brews: Unions to seek 'injunctive relief'?

DOE officials face another $110 million trim

State Worker Reacts To Furlough

Hawaii County employees' Web surfing: No pornographic, illicit sites exposed in logs

Isles' bankruptcies surged 62% in May

Rail EIS nearing completion

Good News: 3 state Environmental Council members quit

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Monday, June 01, 2009
June 1, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:43 AM :: 3668 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

Akaka Bill still going nowhere

State workers on edge on eve of Governor's budget announcement

More cuts to schools feared after bleaker revenue forecast

Hawaii's tax outlook dims in updated forecast

Hotels continue occupancy drop

SB: More thought needed in 'saving' the environment (not pseudo-environmentalists)

EXAMPLE #1--Global warming is killing Hawaii Honeycreeper

EXAMPLE #2--Moloka'i's reef is choking to death

Elective office eluded Windward lawyer

Hawaii County government: Inside deals, incompetence, intent or arrogance?

Perpetual money machines we're not

Spitting in the eye of mainstream education

Police chief's low salary will likely limit applicants, especially mainlanders

Futuristic aircraft may land in Hawaii

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Malama Pregnancy Center of Maui

Mauna Kea Recreational Users Group

MentalIllnessPolicy.org

Middle East Forum--The Legal Project

Mililani Conservatives for Change

Military Home Educators' Network Oahu

Missile Defense Advocacy

MIS Veterans Hawaii

Muslim Brotherhood in America

NAMI Hawaii

NARTH

Natatorium.org

National Christian Foundation Hawaii

National Parents Org Hawaii

National Wind Watch

New Zeal

NFIB Hawaii News

No GMO Means No Aloha

Northwest Economic Policy Seminar

Not Dead Yet, Hawaii

Now What I Really Think

NRA-ILA Hawaii

Oahu Alternative Transport

ObamaCare Abortion Hawaii

OHA Lies

Ohana Policy Group

OurFutureHawaii.com

Pacific Aviation Museum

Patients Rights Council Hawaii

PEACE Hawaii

People vs Machine

Pritchett Cartoons 

Pro-GMO Hawaii

P.U.E.O.

RailRipoff.com

Rental by Owner Awareness Assn

Republican Party -- Hawaii State

Research Institute for Hawaii USA

Rick Hamada Show

RJ Rummel

Robotics Organizing Committee

Salvage The Rail

Save the Plastic Bag

School Choice in Hawaii

SenatorFong.com

SIFE Remington

SIFE W. Oahu 

Sink the Jones Act

Smart About Marijuana--Hawaii

St Marianne Copenull

State Budget Solutions Hawaii

State Policy Network

Statehood for Guam

Tax Foundation of Hawaii

TEA Party Maui

TFB Micronesia

The Harriet Tubman Agenda

The Long War Journal

The Real Hanabusa

Time Out Honolulu

Truth About Trade & Technology - Hawaii

UCC Truths

Union Members Know Your Rights

United Veterans Hawaii

US Tax Foundation Hawaii Info

Valor in the Pacific

VAREP Honolulu

Waagey.org

West Maui Taxpayers Association

What Natalie Thinks

Whole Life Hawaii

Yes2TMT