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Saturday, June 30, 2018
June 30, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:40 PM :: 1263 Views
  1. Are Justices Sotomayor and Ginsburg For or Against Religious Hostility?
  2. Hawaii ranks 24th in national child well-being
  3. Judge in Kawananakoa eviction case was on Family Payroll
  4. Hawaii County Council Stops Pretending -- passes $40M GE tax increase
  5. HELCO Scores $290M Rate Increase
  6. $8 an hour: That's how much Hawaii child care workers earn when cost of living is factored in 
  7. Margin of Error: Gabbard Maybe Less Popular than Hirono 
  8. Challenger criticizes Gabbard for ducking debate
  9. Former Unity House Scammers Still Harassing  Waikiki Beachboys
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Friday, June 29, 2018
June 29, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:30 PM :: 1333 Views
  1. Hawaii Sierra Club Leader Hit With $1000 per day SMA Fines
  2. Caldwell: Outlaw Homeless Blocking Public Facilities While Refusing Shelter Space
  3. City Vans Shuttle Chinatown Homeless to Waianae
  4. May Tourism Spending up 11%--Arrivals up 7%
  5. Former HPD Officer Pleads Guilty to Insurance Fraud
  6. Hawaii public unions must adapt to new reality
  7. DLNR Public Land Trust Database Now Open to Public
  8. DBEDT: "Population and Economic Projections for the State of Hawaii to 2045"
  9. Bumpy Kanahele Grifts for $300M—Gets Help from Ige
  10. Hounded by Senators, Hawaii Tourism Authority board votes to fire president and CEO George Szigeti
  11. Sudden Media Focus on False Missile Alert Designed to Put Hanabusa Over The Top
  12. Commission recommends 14% increase in TheBus and TheHandi-Van fare
  13. Big Island: Tallying The Growing Cost Of A Multimillion-Dollar Eruption
  14. Star-Adv: Pregnancy Centers Should Not Have Free Speech
  15. Supreme Court overturns gag order in case of child who died in foster care
  16. Civil Beat Wins Right To Intervene In HPD Arbitration Case
  17. Maui County Liquor Comm: Testifiers cite fear of retribution, changing rule interpretations; audit is underway
  18. Feds sue HMSA for alleged discrimination against disabled workers
  19. Sex abuse victims from decades ago will have another chance to file claims
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Thursday, June 28, 2018
June 28, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:04 PM :: 727 Views
  1. Accused OHA Mis-Spenders -- Why You Should Vote for Them Anyway
  2. HSTA Endorses Moriwaki for SD12-Kakaako
  3. Hawaii 9th-Most Reliant on Sales Taxes
  4. Trump OKs federal aid for Oahu and Kauai victims of April floods  
  5. Council Chair: Jail Affordable Home Builders
  6. Housing for Lava Victims--Hawaii County Proposal Due in Two Weeks
  7. Rowena Akana Sues State Ethics Comm
  8. Political Intrigue: What This Consultant Is Doing In Hawaii Is A Mystery
  9. Puna residents complain of squatters, looters and thieves
  10. TSA to Fine Honolulu Airport $25M for Security Violations?
  11. State Cyber Security: ‘We Have Been Very Lucky’
  12. Honolulu City Council considers a resolution designating Chinatown as a "slum"
  13. 69 public schools offer free summer meals. But most kids don't claim them
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Thursday, June 28, 2018
Letters to the Editor, June, 2018
By Letters to the Editor @ 12:01 AM :: 794 Views
  • Ray L’Heureux Should Have Been Included in Republican Debate
  • Hawaii Act 200 of 2017 on Shaky Ground
  • Why does the Jones Act continue to be tolerated?
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Wednesday, June 27, 2018
June 27, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:40 PM :: 723 Views
  1. Supreme Court Rules Government Unions Cannot Force Workers to Pay Dues
  2. False Missile Alert: HGEA Members Sleeping on the Job
  3. Misunderstanding Economics: Interview with Paul Brewbaker
  4. Maui Planning Department Finalizes Short-Term Occupancy List
  5. HUD: $93,000 now considered 'low income' on Oahu
  6. No guarantees for renter in property tax proposal
  7. New Dialysis Clinic Sits Empty for Three Years Waiting for HGEA Inspection
  8. HNN to host Republican debate featuring gubernatorial candidates
  9. HART moving toward public-private partnership
  10. 10 questions about rail that have had very little discussion
  11. Hawaii is #1 state for nurse burnout, according to study
  12. Report ranks Hawaii one of the best states for LGBTQ ‘families’
  13. New law requires Computer Science in public school curriculum
  14. Act 48: No Auction required for Derelict Vehicles
  15. Civil forfeiture law needs reform
  16. Snorkel Rentals Kill: Elderly woman dies while snorkeling in waters off Poipu
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Tuesday, June 26, 2018
June 26, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:33 PM :: 1049 Views
  1. Travel Ban Upheld 5-4
  2. Supreme Court voids part of crisis pregnancy center law
  3. Ige Releases 'Intent to Veto' List
  4. Hawaii Emergency Management Agency to Host Open Houses
  5. VIDEO: "This Is Not A Drill: 38 Minutes That Changed Lives."
  6. Volcano? What Volcano? Hawaii Hotel Occupancy Up 1.5% for May
  7. Hawaii Governor intends to veto resort tax bill
  8. State releases hundreds of pages of communications related to false missile alert
  9. Korematsu Overruled by 5-4 US Supreme Court
  10. How Hawaii Governor Candidates Would Handle Burgeoning Pension Debt
  11. Ruggles drops out of Puna council race
  12. HB2729: Allow vaping for Marijuana—Ban it for Tobacco
  13. City services, DMVs back up and running after daylong outage
  14. Biofuel Murders Orangutans
  15. Haoles are Just Another Ethnic Voting Bloc
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Monday, June 25, 2018
June 25, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:27 PM :: 603 Views
  1. Sierra Club Endorses Ige for Reelection
  2. Kakaako Senate Race: HSTA, Moriwaki Co-Sponsor Homelessness Forum
  3. Election Officials Mail Absentee Ballots to Voters Affected by Lava
  4. HPD: We Need Institutionalization to Help Honolulu’s Mentally Ill
  5. Puna: Bumbling Scott Nago Gives Hanabusa an Issue to Exploit
  6. McDermott: The Problem is Illegal Immigration
  7. Developer questioned on number of affordable units in its Ala Moana project
  8. NELHA: One Subsidized Failure Morphs into Another
  9. Military details $1 billion radar on Oahu to detect possible missiles
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Sunday, June 24, 2018
June 24, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:40 PM :: 587 Views
  1. Akina: Caldwell makes right call on ride-hailing
  2. Travel Ban, Forced Union Dues Decisions Coming in Supreme Court's Final Week
  3. Pray I Don’t Alter It Any Further
  4. Special Session?  Wait Until After August 11 Primary
  5. Felix: Forensic audit needed for rail project
  6. Designed to Fail: OIP’s current difficulties are self-imposed
  7. FEC Will Get Ing
  8. Young Brothers seeks 11.05% rate hike
  9. Yukimura: How I have kept Affordable Housing to a Minimum on Kauai for Decades
  10. More judges can ease caseloads
  11. Special court helps direct homeless criminals to services rather than jail or fines
  12. Rides to shelters help clear homeless off Honolulu sidewalks
  13. Civil War guns spark Hawaii classroom conflict
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Saturday, June 23, 2018
June 23, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:50 PM :: 925 Views
  1. PUC Orders $107M Hawaii Electric Rate CUT--Thanks to President Donald J Trump
  2. Supreme Court Legalizes Internet Sales Tax--And Hawaii May Get Nothing
  3. Interior Announces Funds to Extend Yap Robotics League Program to Pohnpei, Chuuk
  4. Caldwell: Creating HART was a Mistake
  5. Caldwell Wants Council to Approve City Bonds for rail—Doesn’t Have Very Convincing Sales Pitch
  6. Raid of attorney's home connected to massive public corruption case
  7. New UBER bills introduced
  8. Cataluna: Voters Need to teach Joker Kaniela Ing a Lesson 
  9. Star-Adv: Ing betrays trust of donors
  10. Closed voting sites and early absentee ballots raise concerns in Puna
  11. Charter school co-founder looks to future after eruption
  12. OHA Passes out Cash in Hanalei
  13. Elon Musk Abandons 14 Gigantic Solar Farms
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Friday, June 22, 2018
June 22, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:00 PM :: 2174 Views
  1. Flashback 2016: Caldwell, Hanabusa Agree to Stop Rail at Middle Street
  2. Honolulu Rail -- Most Expensive Per Capita in World History
  3. Local 5 Hotel Workers Endorse Ige--Firefighters Endorse Hanabusa
  4. Honolulu: Eleven Professions with no Money Left
  5. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Leaves a Dinosaur-Sized Economic Footprint in State of Hawaii
  6. State Gives Away $900K to Manufacturers 
  7. SNOPES: Did Fracking Cause Volcanic Activity on Hawaii’s Big Island?
  8. 84% of teachers choosing to leave Hawaii due to high cost of Housing—State Land Needed to Solve Problem
  9. Another CPS Failure: Child sex crimes, prostitution alleged at Nuuanu home for naked parties
  10. Thirty Meter Telescope back in hands of Hawaii Supreme Court
  11. Back again: Hawaii County GE Tax Hike to be heard June 29
  12. How Low Is Hawaii Voter Turnout?
  13. Fake Recycling: 40 Tons of 'Recycled’ Plastic from Kauai Dumped in Indonesia EACH MONTH
  14. Honolulu media lapdogs ignore homeless center mystery
  15. School Choice? Hawaii Taxes 529 Plans for K-12
  16. 'We probably will not ever return.' Park official reflects on Kilauea's past, present, and future
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Thursday, June 21, 2018
June 21, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:31 PM :: 950 Views
  1. Caldwell: Loosen Taxi Regs for Everybody
  2. Would Pele Play Favorites?
  3. More Than 8 Cents of Each State Revenue Dollar Goes to Medicaid
  4. UHERO: Wind and Solar will Drive up Electric Rates a Lot More
  5. Supreme Court Legalizes Internet Sales Tax
  6. Rep. Kaniela Ing fined more than $15K for campaign spending violations
  7. Lava from Kilauea volcano wipes out nearly $375M in Hawaii real estate market value
  8. Treat Hawaii’s Housing Shortage Like The Disaster It Is
  9. Here’s The Spending That Got OHA Incumbents In Trouble
  10. A fight over royal property: who owns the heiress' home, the family or her previous employees?
  11. Church breaks ground on village of micro-homes for lava evacuees
  12. OIP hits back at Civil Beat, again.
  13. Hawaii Recycling is a Feel Good Exercise Which Wastes massive Amounts of Energy and Money
  14. Emergency permitting for Hanalei Flood Victims
  15. Water Diversions from Ag Land Will Lead to Massive Condo Developments in Central Maui
  16. Kauai: Activists, Tourism Industry Expect to Use Instream Flow Assessment to Block Dairy Farm
  17. Homosexual Molester was UH Athletic Dep’t Doctor
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Wednesday, June 20, 2018
June 20, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:16 PM :: 597 Views
  1. FCC Approves Cincinnati Bell Takeover of Hawaiian Tel
  2. To What Extent Does Your State Rely on Property Taxes?
  3. Why does the Jones Act continue to be tolerated?
  4. Hawaii 6th Most Independent State?
  5. County, state legislators working on plan for special session to help Puna
  6. Hawaii County Council rejects proposal to raise general excise tax
  7. Caldwell veto of bill to cap surge pricing reframes issue
  8. Honolulu only metro to see single-family home rents decline
  9. New Kakaako Rules Restrict Resale for 10 Years
  10. Frustrated child welfare workers appeal to state lawmakers for help
  11. Officials estimate Kuhio Hwy repairs to cost $80M after historic floods
  12. Added stress: Lava evacuees struggle with thieves, trespassers
  13. Dispensary Law is Latest Justification to Bust Puna Doper
  14. Parallel road proposed for Waianae Coast
  15. Snorkel Rentals Kill: Another Near-Death Experience
  16. Saving Hawaii’s GOP: A Tough Job For 3 Candidates For Governor
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Tuesday, June 19, 2018
June 19, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:43 PM :: 2238 Views
  1. Hawaii Hotel Workers Win Right to Refuse to Pay Union Dues
  2. New Campaign Highlights 680 Beer Distribution Jobs in Hawaii
  3. Cat-Obsessed Animal Liberation Nuts Blamed for Monk Seal Deaths
  4. UH Updates BoR on Maunakea Stewardship Before Supreme Court Hearing
  5. Hawaii County Council Urges special session over State Land for Lava Victims
  6. Unsealed documents show Katherine Kealoha’s secret deal with HPD-Connected drug defendant
  7. SB2343: Lawyer-Laden Legislature Keeps Courts Jammed
  8. Ethics: Council Not Sure it Wants Officials to be Truthful 
  9. Final vote on proposed Hawaii County GET increase set today
  10. Volcano Destroys 400 TVRs -- Hawaii County Council Waits Til July 10 to Finish Them Off
  11. 817 people register for FEMA assistance after Kilauea eruption on Hawaii's Big Island
  12. Did the floods and the lava affect unemployment?
  13. State kicks off pilot aimed at filling high-need jobs more quickly
  14. Poll: Tax Reform: Good or Bad for Hawaii?
  15. Will Al Gore’s Electric Bus Scam Trick Kauai?
  16. City extends homeless center on Sand Island
  17. Is Honolulu Hale Making City Staffers Sick?
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Monday, June 18, 2018
June 18, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:04 PM :: 830 Views
  1. Maui BnB Bill Beyond Draconian
  2. Rule 48: Lawyers Play Delaying Game with Deadly Effect
  3. Many Open Seats on Kauai
  4. Every moment a wind turbine Stops spinning, Hawaii’s people and wildlife benefit
  5. PUC: Big Island to get More Expensive Windfarms and Solar Farms
  6. New tax credit to health professionals who train
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Sunday, June 17, 2018
June 17, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:02 PM :: 725 Views
  1. Can’t You Just Change the Agenda?
  2. HART Board to Discuss Public-Private Partnerships 
  3. Manufacturing and Logistics Report Card -- Hawaii Stuck on 'F'
  4. Education for Politicians: HGEA Fickle, Untrustworthy 
  5. Star-Adv: Ige Should Veto TAT Hike
  6. Public hearing Monday on Hawaii County general excise tax increase
  7. TMT back in court
  8. Supply key to housing crisis
  9. Accident survivor relies on rideshare
  10. Repeated delays in case shows inherent frustrations
  11. ‘Personality Traits’—Liberals latest Excuse for Keeping Asian Americans out of good Colleges
  12. $60K Nuisance Money for Fired Maui Film Commissioner
  13. UH Athletics Still Losing Money
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Saturday, June 16, 2018
June 16, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:55 PM :: 714 Views
  1. HART violating FTA funding agreement?
  2. Never too late to ‘Audit the rail’
  3. Special Ed: DoE Loses Class Action Suit Filed for 495 Students
  4. Kauai Man Sentenced To 25 Years In Prison For Manufacturing Child Pornography
  5. PUC: Geothermal Shutdown Means Higher Rates, Dirtier Air
  6. OHA to host flood relief outreach events on Kauai
  7. Chief Justice Appoints Shimozono, Yoo, Hiatt, and DeWeese as District Court Judges
  8. Ige: Ban Construction in Lava Zone 1 – Hanabusa not so Sure
  9. Big Island residents line up at Disaster Recovery Center seeking assistance
  10. Electric Car Plan Will Cost Ratepayers
  11. Your Outdated U.S. Sunscreen Exposes You to Needless Cancer Risk
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Friday, June 15, 2018
June 15, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:26 PM :: 1137 Views
  1. Audit: State Asset Forfeiture Program -- 30 Years Without Rules
  2. HART board member calls for forensic audit of rail
  3. Hawaii Supreme Court Limits Jurisdiction of Civil Rights Commission
  4. PUC seeks public comment on Electric Vehicle road map
  5. Trump Approves Federal Individual Assistance for Volcano Victims 
  6. Expedited Building Permits for Hanalei Flood Victims
  7. Caldwell Admin Blocks Ethics Commission Audit
  8. Psychiatrist: Kawananakoa Does Not Have Mental Capacity
  9. Hawaii Will Pay $10.25 Million To Settle Special Education Lawsuit
  10. Former DoTax head Makes Excuses, Gets Maui Job
  11. Allegations surface of equipment misuse for profit by DLNR employees
  12. Chinatown Homeless Mess: "I've been punched, kicked, spat on, people tried to steal my car"
  13. Changing minds about GMOs
  14. Hawaii Green Energy Insiders: Government Needs Flexibility to Selectively Crush Anarcho-Capitalism
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Thursday, June 14, 2018
June 14, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:29 PM :: 1099 Views
  1. June 14, 1900: The Abolition of Slavery in Hawaii
  2. Sam King for OHA: I will work with Trustees to enact change
  3. Is the Office of Hawaiian Affairs on Fire?
  4. Mapping 2018 Tax Reform
  5. Hawaii—Need $75K Income to Afford 2br Apartment
  6. Ige Requests Federal Individual Assistance for Volcano Victims
  7. Hawaii mayor wants to relocate those displaced outside zones one or two
  8. Local 5 Trust Fund to Build Affordable Housing on State Land
  9. LG Race: Pro-Rail Super PAC Spending A Quarter-Million Dollars to Stop Tokuda
  10. Blood Bank Paying A High Price In Its Dispute With Honolulu Rail Officials
  11. Hawaii first state to ban Ag pesticide, bowing to Hysteria
  12. Scammers Busted for ‘Local Food’ Fraud
  13. Chinatown Bumfights: Homeless Drug Addicts Mayhem at 2AM
  14. Homeless Tweeker Gets 5 Years for Hammer Attack
  15. Frustration grows for Oahu residents renewing drivers licenses
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Wednesday, June 13, 2018
June 13, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:18 PM :: 1160 Views
  1. HGEA Endorses Hanabusa
  2. Community Discussion on Electric Utility Regulatory Models
  3. Wind Farms Request Permission to Kill More Bats, Petrels, and Nene
  4. As eruptions continue, land swap eyed for hundreds of evacuees
  5. Homeless Drug Addicts Prey on Volcano Victims
  6. Family of 9-year-old Big Island girl who starved to death is suing the state for wrongful death
  7. Coco Palms: Latest Crackpot Lawsuit Laughed out of Court
  8. Anti-GMO Nuts Try Using Term Limits Against Opponents
  9. Hawaii County Ethics: Non-Bid Sole Source Professional Services Contract OK
  10. Hawaii’s New Fossil Fuel Generator
  11. Hawaii is one of few states where ticket scalping is legal
  12. Criminals Happy With July 1 plastic bag ban
  13. After 45 Convictions and 4 Probation Violations, Criminal Gets 10 Years
  14. Honolulu sees negative rent growth for apartments
  15. Front Street: How Fake are Affordable Housing Laws?
  16. The Crusade To Keep Hawaii Kids Fed by Someone Besides their Parents This Summer
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Tuesday, June 12, 2018
June 12, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:49 PM :: 1788 Views
  1. Summit: US Security Guarantees for North Korean Denuclearization--Peace Treaty Next
  2. Public-Private Partnerships in Hawaii
  3. Best States for Working Dads--Hawaii 25th
  4. Local 5 Wants Ige to Veto TAT Hike
  5. Carpenters Council, PRP Launch New Front Group –‘Be Change Now’
  6. Election already won for 4 candidates
  7. Hawaii Politics Has Never Been For Sissies
  8. A Republican Governor Would Bring New Uncertainty To Rail Project
  9. 410 people in emergency shelters “are never going back to their homes.”
  10. Church begins construction on second shelter village for lava evacuees
  11. Opioids: “For Once it’s Good to be 50th”
  12. More Thugs Join Former Unity House Scammers to Harass Waikiki Beach Boys
  13. Two Homeless Dudes Attack Woman on Bicycle 
  14. Feds: Alleged Pimp Bribes, Threatens Witnesses from FDC
  15. UH contracts now include buyout protections That Everybody Else adopted Years Ago
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Monday, June 11, 2018
June 11, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:36 PM :: 3149 Views
  1. Kamehameha: The Founding of the Hawaiian Kingdom
  2. Gabbard a Lonely Vote for Russia in Congress
  3. SB2699: TAT on Everything Hotels Do
  4. Will Same-Day Registration Make a Difference for Voter Turnout?
  5. Maui: Climate change, open space and land management strategies primed for ballot
  6. Hanabusa Once Picked Ige for Transparency Initiative
  7. Socialist Uber Study Full of Errors
  8. Push for Homeless Tent Cities Based on NIMBYism
  9. Shelter fatigue: Stress takes toll on lava evacuees
  10. Value of Hawaii’s seed crop drops 19%
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Sunday, June 10, 2018
June 10, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:45 PM :: 883 Views
  1. What Does State Constitution Say About Balanced Budget?
  2. Nanawale on Alert After Small Breakout Near Lava Tree
  3. Just home from Iraq, air traffic controllers answer call for Volcano Relief
  4. Culture of accountability results in academic successes at Kamehameha III Elementary
  5. Travel Ban? Janus? Supreme Court Poised for Blockbuster Finish
  6. Why are isle residents struggling, income-wise?
  7. Most People Don’t Know who the Politicians Are
  8. Difficult to take Hawaii Republicans seriously
  9. Star-Adv:  Don’t put ceiling on ridehail fares
  10. Loss of Geo Plant Jacks up Big Island Electric Bills
  11. In Latest Effort to Shut Down Fishing Industry, Enviros Re-Classify Opah into Five Species
  12. Hawaii County Police say changes made after evidence in high-profile cases compromised
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Saturday, June 09, 2018
June 9, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:42 PM :: 1158 Views
  1. Attention Friends and Family: Puna Volcano and Kauai Floods Spur OHA Cash Giveaway
  2. Tax Collections Soar for FY2018
  3. HB2748: Ige Signs Housing Bill 
  4. GEMS-Funded Crony Capitalist Developer Converting ‘Affordable’ Hawaii Kai Rentals Into Condos
  5. Volunteers, Church Quick-Build Homes for Volcano Victims 
  6. As Volcano Burns Neighborhood Punatics Continue to Obsess Over Clean Geothermal Plant
  7. Bag Tax: Eco Religion Makes Whipping People Down Easy -- We Should Do It More Often
  8. Honolulu Council Voters to Force Tax payers to foot the bill of private attorneys for Kaneshiro, Kealoha
  9. Democrat Lt Gov Candidates: Push Moratorium on Development and More Weed for the People
  10. HSTA Refuses to Endorse Hughey in HD8 Race
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Friday, June 08, 2018
June 8, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:20 PM :: 733 Views
  1. UPW Endorses Ige, UHPA Endorses Hanabusa
  2. Ige Releases $12M for Volcano Response
  3. 'Surge pricing' ban will hurt Honolulu consumers
  4. As least we’re not as bad as California
  5. Hawaii #3 in Sin Taxes
  6. S2980: Missile Defense for Hawaii, Alaska
  7. VA Reform: Mission Act streamlines community care options for veterans
  8. Filing Open Until June 22 for Ewa Beach Senate Dist 19 Race
  9. Nago Closes Puna Polling Places—Absentee-Only for Lava Zone
  10. No Serious Challengers for November--Dems Control Hawaii Congress races
  11. Hawaii County GE Tax Faces June 19 Council Vote
  12. New housing now critical on Hawaii island
  13. Kauai Councilman: Since TVRs are Shut Down, They Should be Given to Flood Victims
  14. Jones Act drives up everyone’s costs
  15. Status Update: Four Hawaii Climate Change Legal Actions
  16. Health Beat: Bring Back The Mental Hospitals
  17. Suicide up 18% in Hawaii
  18. Hawaii: Abortion to Lose $830K Federal Subsidy
  19. Eruption Threatens Future Of Some Big Island Charter Schools
  20. Federal funding may finally flow for Ala Wai Canal flood control
  21. Honolulu agency tasked with determining Uber, Lyft price cap opposes measure
  22. Loss of Uber Means More Drunk Drivers, Highway Deaths
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Thursday, June 07, 2018
June 7, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:35 PM :: 918 Views
  1. A Housing “Boom” and a Volcanic “Bang”
  2. Cam Cavasso for Congress Dist 1
  3. Little Pink House Coming to Hilo
  4. Is the Hawaii Convention Center Profitable?
  5. UH Manoa Ranks 302nd in Survey of 800 Universities
  6. Honolulu Council Sneaking City Funds into Rail Project via Bond Sale
  7. Honolulu Budget: $214M for Rail
  8. Honolulu Council approves 1st ride-hailing price cap in US
  9. Hawaii County Council Uses Volcano as Excuse for GE Tax Hike
  10. Mauna Kea Oral Arguments Set for Hawaii Supreme Court
  11. Kauai Council Votes to Exploit Flooding to Eradicate ‘Commercial Uses’
  12. Volcano Sets New Record for Destruction of Homes
  13. How Hawaii made its lava disaster worse
  14. Maui County Carnival seeks relief from high shipping costs
  15. Will City Spend $4M to Fix Pig Feed System That Ain’t Broken?
  16. System Working Hard to Keep Drug Addicts Alive
  17. Impressing Democrats by Bashing Trump—So Easy a Mazie Could Do it
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Wednesday, June 06, 2018
June 6, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:17 PM :: 1156 Views
  1. Ige Volcano Proclamation: 'Make State Lands Available for Housing'
  2. Safest States--Hawaii Ranks 8th
  3. Elections: 394 Candidates Pull Papers -- 327 File -- 4 Withdraw
  4. VIDEO: 500 More Homes Destroyed--Kapoho Bay Fills with Lava
  5. A Sneaky Way to Approve City Funds for Rail
  6. Hawaii Missile Defense Radar--Public Meetings Set for EIS
  7. Very Few Republicans Running—Aug 11 Primaries Will Decide Many Races
  8. Hee, Lee, Cabanilla, Wooley: Legislative Retreads Want to Get Back in the Game
  9. Ed Case joins crowded race for Congress, but some see him as a front-runner
  10. Ige, Kim: Fast-Track Temporary Housing
  11. Proclamation: Make state lands available for housing
  12. Book Being Ghost-Written for Gabbard
  13. Ige signs bill requiring study of sea-level rise before building
  14. Anti-TVR Charter Amendment on Maui Ballot
  15. TVR Regs Working Way Through Hawaii County Council
  16. Gary Hooser Eliminates Himself from Consideration
  17. Hawaii Legislators are a bunch of Misogynists
  18. Snorkeler Almost Killed Thanks Rescuers
  19. ‘Complete Streets’ key issues ignored
  20. Anti-Uber Bill 35 to be Voted Today
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Tuesday, June 05, 2018
June 5, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:33 PM :: 1674 Views
  1. Elections: 390 Candidates Pull Papers -- 282 File -- Today is Last Day to File
  2. Hee Quits Gubernatorial Race--Will Run for Senate 23 or LG
  3. Hawaii: New Greenhouse Gas Rules Just as Fake as Renewable Energy Rules
  4. Land Swap: A plan to help those displaced by lava
  5. Ed Case Pulls Papers To Enter Hawaii Race For Congress
  6. Kaniela Ing Faces More Campaign Finance Questions — This Time From Feds
  7. Budget: More Tax Hikes -- ‘Easy Money’ on Kauai
  8. Bill 35: “Uber service on Oahu is at risk”
  9. Hawaiian Airlines says volcanic eruption led to modest drop in bookings
  10. Rents for single-family homes in Hawaii on the decline
  11. After Accepting Shelter, 11 Homeless Get Jobs
  12. Court Ruling Gives Usual Anti-Military Activists an Angle of Attack Against Pohakuloa
  13. Anti-Sunscreen Hysteria Part of Scheme to Force Approval of New Ingredients?
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Monday, June 04, 2018
June 4, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:33 PM :: 930 Views
  1. Hawaii: Highest Government Surplus--Lowest Median Household Income
  2. Hint for Hawaii in Gay Cakes Decision: Supremes Rip ‘Civil Rights’ Commission
  3. HART Audit: ‘Big Brother is Watching’
  4. Councilman Catches Caldwell appointee using City Resources to Campaign for Tommy Waters
  5. Audit: Honolulu Parks Could Save Millions By Reducing Potable Water Use
  6. How ‘Innovation Grants’ are Spent at DoE Schools
  7. Sierra Club criticizes state Health Department proposal for Red Hill fuel tanks
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Sunday, June 03, 2018
June 3, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:41 PM :: 1032 Views
  1. Lava Covers Four Corners, Hundreds of Homes Cut off
  2. Auditor: OHA Openly Violates HRS10-17 Nepotism
  3. Sam King: Its Time to Fix OHA!
  4. Public Hearing: New Rules for Scheduling Surf Contests
  5. Conservative Forum of Hawaii Closes Books After Decade of Activity
  6. State IT: Several Measures Await Governor’s Signature
  7. 2017: Google Generates $171M of Economic Activity in Hawaii
  8. Auditor: Two Years Later State Scores 2-2-1 on IT 
  9. The California Stupidity Fund, Part 2
  10. Ige, Kim: Lava Victims Need Permanent Homes – not Tent Cities
  11. Shapiro: Building in Lava Zone no Different than Building Rail in Inundation Zone
  12. Fear-Mongering Anti-Geothermal Activists Hope End to Plant
  13. Gabbard Record on Human Rights ‘Very Disappointing’
  14. Man shot by police was a former corrections officer with a troubled history
  15. SB2407: Marijuana to be Sold to Drug Addicts
  16. Mass Eco-Tourism: Tight Parking and Overflowing Porta Potties
  17. Maui: Real Estate Mogul Controls List of Anti-GMOs Idiots Running in 2018
  18. Maui Council: Will County Voters Get Crack at Manager?
  19. 20 Candidates File for Kauai Council—6 for Mayor 
  20. ‘Complete Streets’ just an excuse for government to spend
  21. Caldwell’s Dim Bulbs Slow Business in Chinatown
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Saturday, June 02, 2018
June 2, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:22 PM :: 1861 Views
  1. Auditor: $500K IUCN Grant Left out of OHA Annual Report
  2. HB2501: Ige Signs Hawaii Promise Scholarship Bill
  3. UHERO: Healthy county economies face growing pains
  4. Relief for Taxpayers Affected by Volcano
  5. $0.15 Bag Tax Hits Oahu Starting July 1
  6. Auditor: City Parks and Recreation Fails Again and Again
  7. Honolulu Auditor: Only 56% of Recommendations Acted Upon Since 2004
  8. Waikiki: Former Unity House Scammers Attack 14-year old girl
  9. Homeless Drug Addicts Beat Japanese Couple near Kakaako Murals
  10. Former housekeepers for Heiress Kawananakoa say their firing was 'retaliation'
  11. Promoting economic freedom
  12. Zumper, Apartment List Differ on Honolulu Rents
  13. Maui Charter Amendments: County Manager?  $20K Fine for TVRs?
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Friday, June 01, 2018
June 1, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:56 PM :: 1603 Views
  1. Auditor: HART Management Listening in on My Interviews with Employees
  2. Visitor Arrivals, Spending Up for April
  3. Hawaii County Seeks Applicants for Charter Commission
  4. Mayor Kim Suspends Several Hawaii County Building, Land Use Laws
  5. State Income Tax Collections--Hawaii Takes $1389 Per Capita
  6. Mayor Kim: Volcano Recovery Plan Based on 1960 Tsunami Recovery
  7. Big Island's largest homeless shelter struggles to meet needs of lava evacuees
  8. Members Of Military Might Get A Property Tax Break
  9. Free Speech? Police Step into Action to Tear Down Domestic violence signs targeting Clayton Hee
  10. Suicide: Lobbying or Free Speech?
  11. Gov Ige to Sign Three "Sustainability" Bills
  12. Three Electric Car Subsidies that Didn’t Pass
  13. Giant Diesel Plant Completed—HECO Pretending it is ‘Green’
  14. In Push for New Stadium, Aloha Stadium Authority Stops Maintenance
  15. RNs Pay $96K in Hawaii
  16. Unity House Scammers Continue to Harass New Waikiki Beach Boys
  17. Ige: Legalizing Recreational Marijuana Should be up to Feds
  18. Suit challenges EIS approval for Lahaina wastewater plant
  19. Will Mass Tourism Finally be Limited?
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