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Monday, August 31, 2009
August 31, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 11:08 AM :: 3930 Views :: Maui County News, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development, World News, Hawaii History

Rail transit could cost less than projected

DOE again seeks OK for school shake-ups

Micronesia: Hawaii paying for federal promises (Obamacare preview Pt 1)

Public worker drug plan change put off (Obamacare preview Pt 2)

Prisons policy puts community at risk

Moloka'i wildfire chars 6,000 acres

Akaka Bill a zero-sum game, not 'win-win'

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Sunday, August 30, 2009
August 30, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:09 PM :: 3136 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Lingle meeting with Cabinet, directors over budget spending cuts

HA: Don't panic: Stimulus still can work here

$1B in Hawaii state investments tied up

Lapses noted in fiscal reporting

Inspector layoffs may mean near ‘shutdown’ of imports

HGEA: Lingle to ban Christmas

Academic initiative needs funding

Hamakua land sale decision predestined by county officials

Molokai tensions grow over huge water rate hike pending approval

Hawaii Democrats reprimand senator over civil-union e-mail

Akaka bill opposed by civil rights panel

Undersea power cable tests moxie

Candidate touts ‘Abercrombie advantage’

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Saturday, August 29, 2009
August 29, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 10:41 AM :: 4635 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development, World News, Hawaii History

Why Hawaii Offers Free Health Care for Compacts of Free Association Migrants

Lingle, HGEA Spar Over Negotiations

Furloughs delayed 2 weeks after contract talks stall

Hawaii Courts Cut Drug Treatment Funding

US Commission on Civil Rights to Congress: We Still Oppose the Akaka Bill

Actor-turned-aide reaffirms Obama's support of Akaka Bill

Land Use Commission rejects 12,000-home project in Ewa

Aloun Farms Owners, Thai Recruiter, Indicted on 'Engaging in a conspiracy to commit forced labor and visa fraud'

Where's the Cash for Clunkers?

National group advises stabilizing Waikiki natatorium

 

Mokulele denies analyst report that it may close

Sierra Club might appeal Land Board's denial of hearing on Mauna Kea management plan

 

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Friday, August 28, 2009
August 28, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 11:35 AM :: 3443 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Dowling defaults: Makena Saved ("Save Makena" pretends not to be happy)

Hawaii, state worker union move closer to deal on furloughs

State Deals With Add $98 Million To Budget Shortfall

Revenue forecast may hinder rail funding

Libraries choose furloughs over layoffs

UH seeks to delay faculty paychecks by 1 day to (pretend to) save cash

Rock-bottom airfares hurt airlines in long run

Josh Green, Hawaii Obamabots mobilize to back destruction of medical care

ACT 221/215: Liens filed over Hoku Scientific plant

Hawaii must bolster broadband network

Judge OKs HawTel revival plan

Iwi Hypocrisy: Church project hit with second suit

Kauai Headlines

Army's depleted uranium claims questioned by usual gaggle of activists amplified on front page of paper

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Thursday, August 27, 2009
August 27, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 11:39 AM :: 3164 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

Hawaii visitor arrivals up 1.3% — but their spending drops 12.4%

Honolulu police chief says aloha to job, but may go into politics

FLASHBACK: New Police Chief Orders Break Up of Real Life Superhero 'Batman and Robin' Team

'Time running out' for Micronesians

Libraries go for furloughs, not closures

Garbage shipment dispute settled

Pearl Harbor, Hickam to merge

Audit of Hawaii County Public Works just completed

Conflict Within NAACP Hawaii Membership Builds

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Wednesday, August 26, 2009
August 26, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 11:27 AM :: 3079 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Djou healthcare town hall draws 200

Negotiations On State Workers' Contracts Resume

SB: Lingle merits praise on stimulus spending

Native Hawaiians optimistic at convention with speeches on federal recognition

Hawaiian Telcom expects profit shortly after leaving bankruptcy

DoE Advertiser: More than half of Hawaii high school grads head to college

SB: SAT scores show mixed results as more isle students take exam

Hawaiian Airlines pilots out picketing

Hawaii inmate says he was sexually assaulted

Mauna Kea CMP ruling Friday

Connections charter school plans campus in Kaumana

Holes in the Road: Few details on Hawaii County paving

Democrat Borreca: NIMBY outlook changes with the economic times

Waihee BK: Big Isle project files for bankruptcy

Hawaii credit card delinquencies rise

AG office says city job not a conflict

Advertiser: State must find money to secure hospitals grant

Statehood: Rational retrospective

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Tuesday, August 25, 2009
August 25, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:35 PM :: 3160 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

State revises economic forecast lower

Inouye: "We're going to come out of this with flying colors."

SB: Legislators erred on arbitration law, don't raise taxes

Advertiser's Hint to Legislature: Oahu taxes low for travelers

Advertiser: 'Race' for school funds will take teamwork

Closure proposal affects 3 libraries on Maui, Big Isle

Cash for Clunkers: Hawaii Dealers still not paid

Hilda unlikely to affect Hawaii

20-year ecological study set on Big Isle

Civil rights training looks to curtail harassment

ECOS: Save fertile soil at Ho'opili site

Rep. Mizuno denies claim he broke law by failing to report abuse allegations

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Monday, August 24, 2009
August 24, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:11 PM :: 1848 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Van Dyke on Amendments: Akaka Bill would be 'win-win'

Watchdog Democrat Attack Dog Questions Djou Campaign Photos, KITV eagerly repeats smear

Chief Justice William S. Richardson Talks About Statehood Memories

Last of the Territory: Konawaena High grads reunite a half century later

Inouye parries Obama on jets

Leftists continue to drag down quality of UH Manoa academics (UHM earns a "C" in national report)

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Sunday, August 23, 2009
August 23, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 11:09 AM :: 2789 Views :: Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

SB: HGEA Arbitration to put Legislature in "difficult position"

HA: State must plan now for lean government

Kalapa: Session marred by lack of quality work product

City's financing options for $5.3B Oahu rail system may be limited

SB: Inouye earmarks beneficial to Hawaii

Food stamp enrollment surges in Hawaii, with 9% now getting aid

Princess' plans fill tourism's sails

Builders ‘banking on’ big projects that are on hold

Tavares on 18 injection wells: Get rid of all of them

Statehood: Maui News takes a look back 50 years without any Gramscian propaganda

'Blended Nation' examines race, from 'hapa' viewpoint

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Saturday, August 22, 2009
August 22, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:17 PM :: 3316 Views :: Hawaii County News, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News

Double-barreled blast of anti-Statehood propaganda

Maui GMO taro ban proposal goes to full council

New health complex in Hana step closer to reality, but some residents against it

Lewin: Health care reform benefits Isles

He kupa hānau o ka 'āina? UH Hawaiian Studies goes "Birther", gets space in Star-Bulletin

Mainland prisons cheap but problematic

Shipping antitrust lawsuit dismissed

DLNR officer returned to duties

Ethics panel runs out of field audit funds

Pine Trees: Residents turn out in force at meeting

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Friday, August 21, 2009
August 21, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:19 PM :: 3415 Views :: Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, World News

Hawaii has come long way in 50 years

Rich culture vital to Hawaii's state

Re-examine post-statehood identity

Peaceful protests greet Admission Day

KGI: Statehood! From agriculture to tourism, 50 years of economic changes

Maui News: The effects of statehood differ among Hawaiians

Preliminary Testing Results Show 187 Schools Did Not Meet Standards by NCLB

State health plan raises alarm

Island Hotel Occupancy Down To Record Levels

Unemployment rate falls

Hannemann Administration Misled the Honolulu City Council on Rail Finances

Governors resist Reserve plan

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Thursday, August 20, 2009
August 20, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 11:23 AM :: 3670 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

MUFI's COVERUP: City estimated that Oahu rail funding may fall $500M short

50 | A Statehood Journey 1959 ~ 2009

HGEA wants Hawaii state layoffs blocked until union is 'consulted'

Proposal would benefit laid-off state workers on verge of retirement

Hawaii elections office to pay bills first, leave 4 key positions unfilled

Senate confirms Craig Nakamura as chief judge on Hawaii appeals court

Hawaii scuba instructor finds plastic clogging Pacific

Hamakua land sale still on hold

Hemmings' refusal to run again could erode GOP's Senate ranks

Kidani should avoid conflict in state votes

New Kaua’i Indicators Report released

Kauai Council still probing Web tampering

Comments sought on depleted uranium issue

ADV: Creative solutions to help schools

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Wednesday, August 19, 2009
August 19, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 11:17 AM :: 2939 Views :: Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

Hawaii's schools: A bureaucratic maze

Yes, binding arbitration may cost state in the end

Hemmings won't run again

Sex offender gets 20 years: SB ties to Duke Aiona

Inouye discusses Akaka Bill, earmarks

Akaka, Hirono, Inouye won't host health care talks for constituents

Inouye fundraiser raises $1 million

Hawaii TV stations merge news services

Hawaii's women inmates being removed from Kentucky prison

Officer Arrested In Vegas Had Trouble At HPD

WSJ: Heavy Reliance on Tourism Has Hawaii's Economy Hurting

Kalapa: Steps Needed to Make Paradigm Shift in Hawaii's Public Housing

Isles a bit above ACT average

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Tuesday, August 18, 2009
August 18, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:14 PM :: 3512 Views :: Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development, World News

Senator's city job questioned

HPD officers face drug charges

SB: Property tax proposal needs further review

CQ: Abercrombie Can't Use Federal Cash for Hawaii Gov. Race

Program collects $14M in back taxes

Special report: 50 years of doing business in Hawaii

PBN Poll: Do you think Hawaii has done enough to celebrate the 50th anniversary of its statehood?

"Celebrating" Statehood: By reenacting the overthrow?

State Senate Considers Nakamura's Confirmation as Chief of Hawaii Intermediate Court of Appeals

US Senate Appropriations committee to meet in Honolulu

Stimulus: Anti-GMO activists get federal funds for "seed bank"

Mayors spar over Hale Mua project

‘Unreal’ volunteers, donors heal wound; races back on

The last National Guard's 29th Battalion returns to Hawaii Friday after 10 months in Kuwait

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Monday, August 17, 2009
August 17, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 11:36 AM :: 3378 Views :: Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Fukino nails SB: ObamaCare pay cuts for MDs, $563B Medicare cuts

Inmates prefer Kentucky, some say

State's math scores still lag

DLNR's 'Plan B' needed to keep up facilities

UPW 'Bumping' plans under way

Boards overseeing water, tourism and rural hospitals spent $1 million since 2005

Kaawa Elementary School $2.3M repairs could stave off closing--or not

SB: Happy you live Hawaii, despite shortcomings

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Sunday, August 16, 2009
August 16, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:03 PM :: 3096 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Isle regulations pose hurdles 'to do business'

Hawaii film industry not getting the 100% tax credit needed

Advertiser: Reflecting on our past, present and future

Rail tax revenues fall short of target

Honolulu's per-capita cost for rail: $4,000--over 400 times as expensive as the cheapest systems

Hawaii government employees balk at switching medications  (Union members don't like socialized health care)

Proposal would change the way Maui council elected

B&B permit processing ‘faster’

Volunteers spruce up Kuhio Park Terrace as part of National Community Service Day

Sonny Kaniho dies at age 87

Abercrombie wants to change capitols

County Council back in Kona to rehear items

Hawaii Statehood Hurrah

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Saturday, August 15, 2009
August 15, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 11:38 AM :: 2513 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Opponents: State worker layoff could imperil isle agriculture

Layoff list of state positions released

Haole Drug dealer, outsider found not guilty of assault on Hawaiian woman at Iolani palace

Abercrombie in good shape despite ruling

Land Board OKs rise in park and ocean fees

Deflation: Prices up only 0.3% in Hawaii, drop nationally

Lanai: HI Supreme Court To Review Maui Council Residency Challenge

Maui News Polls Healthcare Townhalls

Kohala fish farm: Shakedown begins

Advertiser: A superb gift for Waianae

Government interference in commercial leases not constitutional, HRPT says

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Friday, August 14, 2009
August 14, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:54 PM :: 3019 Views :: Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

Profile: Micah Kane new KS Trustee

Rail drives car dealer into bankruptcy

Stimulus funds boost Mufi's campaign, rail transit costs jump $117M

Elect Mufi Homeowner tax bill advances

Utilities are ruled part of Molokai Properties

'Bunch of miracles' add up to $21M for Kapolei project

Land Board's 'Plan B' ups fees at parks, harbors, campgrounds

Adv: Hawaii needs an upgraded e911 system

2010 will be here before you know it

Inouye Ignores Veto Threat Against F-35 Engine Funding

Mokulele owner buys Frontier

Pelosi defends townhall protesters "Free speech....I love it"

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Thursday, August 13, 2009
August 13, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:33 PM :: 2453 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Hawaii state workers' union drops pay cut offer

Democrat Borreca: Union offers state pay freeze proposal

HGEA proposes four-day work week

Will Abercrombie Dump Out of the 2010 Governor's Race?

UH Manoa to send more pink slips in Sept.

Home foreclosures in Hawaii soar to record 990 in July

SB: Caution needed in Ewa Plain development

Group calls on judge to reject report on Makua

Experts: Felicia a benevolent storm, Guillermo next?

Naeole faces ethics cases

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Wednesday, August 12, 2009
August 12, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:07 PM :: 4650 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development, World News

Kuwait thwarts bomb plot at base where Hawaii troops stationed

Kaneohe Marines leading new assault in Afghanistan

Abercrombie not allowed to transfer $900,000 to gubernatorial campaign

WTO win could open China's door to US companies

Industrial tenants rebelling over rents

Tenant councils can boost residents' safety

Massive development planned for Ewa Plain could have big impact

Down to Earth plans new stores  (economy tanking but eco-nuts are still growing)

Ka Loko Dam suits may be settled soon

Layoffs: Testimony AgitProp sought by Senators on Isle impacts

Maui News Poll: On-line commenters are "unsavory protesters"?

Soft on Crime: Sex Offender sets up "castle" in Kaneohe 

 

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Tuesday, August 11, 2009
August 11, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 11:45 AM :: 2850 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

Felicia falls to tropical depression before reaching Maui  (check out Maka at lower left)

Isles' economic outlook rated 41st

Health care angst justified, GOP says

Hawaii public worker pay proposals go to arbitration panel

Funds Cut but Mental health service grows

State pension fund sheds $2.03 billion (thanks, Obama)

Kamehameha Schools makes the right move

Census plans more accurate reading of Native Hawaiians

Filipino-American WWII vets still await payment

Hawaii County Mayor Kenoi Urges Board Of Education to Abandon West Hawaii School Impact Fee Plan

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Monday, August 10, 2009
August 10, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 11:57 AM :: 2942 Views :: Hawaii County News, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Tropical Storm Felicia maintains its strength and its course toward Hawaii

Abercrombie fund shift raises concern

Adv: Hawaiian federal recognition gets its shot

Just in time for Akaka bill, another blast of Gramscian propaganda: Some Hawaiian activists reject statehood, saying it's a 'crime'

Sen. Gabbard to appeal reprimand by Oahu Democrats

'Un-American' attacks can't derail health care debate

Scrapping cars a long task

Hawaii skateboard park plagued by years of delays, cost overruns

Funding loss slows 9-1-1 upgrades

Capitulation: U.S. willing to hold direct talks with North Korea

Oahu drinking-water use down 7% since 2001

Kauai police chief sued by his brother

Tropical storm watch in effect for Oahu, Big Island and Maui

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Sunday, August 09, 2009
August 9, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:17 PM :: 2601 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Double blast of propaganda ends pause in the Gramscian War on Hawaii: "Hawaii's move into statehood traumatic for many Hawaiians"

Another blast of propaganda:  Pride in Hawaiian culture reawakened 

SB: Refine Akaka Bill to survive fight (Freddy Rice to become member?)

Fewer S. Koreans visiting Hawaii than expected under visa waiver

State preservation division admits criticisms are correct

Partnership blesses the Leeward Coast (not 4th KS Campus)

Felicia on track to reach Hawaii by Monday

Maui: Bill to allow home-based businesses more leeway

Un-Affordable housing: Education impact fees could add up for homeowners

Kalapa: We should rid ourselves of the 'ainokea' attitude

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Saturday, August 08, 2009
August 8, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:20 PM :: 2779 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Hawaii tax collections in July fall 3.9%, even more than expected

GOP challenges Abercrombie shift of campaign money

Kobayashi wins election to return to Honolulu City Council

Kawaiaha'o Church asks that lawsuit be dropped (iwi hypocrisy)

SB: Set more conditions for North Korea

KGI: Ka Loko civil lawsuits to be settled soon

Nishiki flag flap flusters

Council OKs buyback of two affordable homes

HMSA: Waimea woman denied coverage for liver transplant after marijuana found in her system

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Friday, August 07, 2009
August 7, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 10:43 AM :: 3051 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Obama backs Native Hawaiian self-governance bill

Hawaii state workers' union demands delay in layoffs

Abercrombie Accuses Hannemann Of Attacking his Integrity

Submitted votes lag as Council special election nears end

Iolani palace angered by Akahi verdict

Historic preservation: Federal review merits fast track

Hawaii state, county workers must fill prescriptions by mail

Hawaii County Council reshuffle put on hold

Maui: Pulelehua, Olowalu projects get attention

Maui council panel advances bill that would ban shark tours

Kauai: Council Rule 15(b) ignored

Better count needed for Hawaiians

No state ethics charges over UH's Sugar Bowl travel expenses

HEI Rakes it in, complains

Felicia Weakens to CAT 2 

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Thursday, August 06, 2009
August 6, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:21 PM :: 4525 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development, World News

Hanabusa readies run for Abercrombie's seat

Unions must do their part to resolve crisis

Felicia Upgraded to Cat 4, expected to weaken

Special Senate Session Set to Consider Hawaii Judicial Nomination

Electricity rates jolt customers

State regulators kill HECO's plans to supply biofuel to new plant

SB: Lingle picks new director for DHHL

Preservation unit under probe (Maneuver by Hee, Abercrombie?)

Former judge linked to stripper pleads guilty to bank fraud in Ewa Beach home buy

Waimanalo is a safer place because of the beach brigade

Mayapple McCullough, Big Island victims' advocate, dies at 62

Hawaii Co Council undoes reorganization, reconsiders nullified votes

Hamakua land sale delayed

33 missing after ferry sinks off Tonga

Senate confirms Sotomayor

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Wednesday, August 05, 2009
August 5, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:59 AM :: 3727 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Socialized healthcare: Inouye plays ‘wait and see’ (Hawaii has a swing vote)

OHA's plans to shake down telescope

Hawaii state workers may face more layoffs

Big Isle keeps eye on Hurricane Felicia

Home Lands trial under way

Chinatown opposition may block housing for Honolulu homeless

Planning panel breezes through 20-year ‘needs,’ ‘desires’ of isles

Kobayashi Council Campaign Banned from Wikipedia.com

Money does the talking, but votes do the walking

100-year-old piece of equipment replaced at Wainiha hydroplant

Mediated Settlement Reached in Ka Loko Dam Breach Civil Cases, Court Documents Show

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Tuesday, August 04, 2009
August 4, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:19 PM :: 4947 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development, World News, Hawaii History

Hawaii may raid its hurricane relief fund to plug state's deficit

Two new storms heading our way

More DemoProp: Ag layoffs will have big impact on Big Isle

Hawaiian Electric's 4.7% hike kicks in ($207 more per customer)

After almost 10 years, Hawaiian homelands suit set for trial today

DHHL chairman Kane leaving position soon

Hamakua land sale: A sweetheart deal at county expense?

Depleted uranium no risk to public, Army contends

Maui Council votes for a total tax exemption on kuleana lands

SB: Use penalties to limit harm to reefs  (Break a coral go BK...)

HA: City must explain actions in dumping case

Changes coming to UH as Hurricane MRC arrives

New GI bill offers college for free

N. Korean leader reportedly pardons U.S. journalists after President Clinton Grovels in Pyongyang

Scientists study huge plastic patch in Pacific

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Monday, August 03, 2009
August 3, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:21 PM :: 2358 Views :: Kauai County News, DHHL, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Hawaii schools' failure to come up with new excuses for not meeting benchmarks troubles officials

Honolulu Airport contract probed

Hoku hopes bonus plan retains execs (Act 215/221 Tax credits at work)

More island families moving in together

A bidding challenge means College Hill will not be ready for the new UH president

Net enticement hard to assess

Hawaii's homeless, rousted from parks, now living in remote areas

Study says organic food offers few advantages

Kauai County officials ponder sustainable solutions

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Sunday, August 02, 2009
August 2, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 11:31 AM :: 4323 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Shared Sacrifice? Labor executives in Islands averaged 9.4% salary hike last year

Stimulus money funds "Puka Panty, LLC"

"Honk if I bought you a new car"  Cash For Clunkers program boosts Hawaii auto sales

Hawaii has a lot to gain from open ocean aquaculture

Reinventing nonprofits for a new reality (jobs for Democrats)

Board OKs Malaekahana development

General plan proposing a ‘growth belt’ for W. Maui  (No Sierra Club protest here....hmmmmm)

Lawsuit: Kauai County acted in ‘spirit of mischief’

Soft on Crime justice system kills criminal

Jury acquits lifelong criminal Akahi of felony burglary charge (Admission Day is almost here--we can stop faking it soon)

Hawaii County Police fly new pot raids with last year's money

"Faggot Dance" continues, McMackin burned at stake

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Saturday, August 01, 2009
August 1, 2009 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:54 PM :: 3837 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

SB: Hannemann leads political fundraising (Democrat Psy-ops)

HA: Hannemann ahead in fundraising for Hawaii governor's race (More Democrat Psy-ops)

Rail in trouble--EPA blasts Mufi's plan in EIS statements

Hanabusa fails again: Ruling keeps Leeward Oahu landfill open

Kauai Planning Dept. defends shoreline bill

Kauai Frustration: Farm worker housing bill deferred again

Foreclosed: Sheraton Keauhou sold to Bank of America for $8M

Hawaii County: Firm's suit groundless (Retaliation by County Department Director)

GTMO Greenwell lobbies for federal lobbyist

HA: Time to quicken pace on District 5 voting

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Hunting, Farming and Fishing Assoc.

I Vote Hawaii

If Hawaii News

Inouye-Kwock, NYT 1992

Inside the Nature Conservancy

Inverse Condemnation

Investigative Project on Terrorism

Iowa Meets Maui

Jackson v Abercrombie

Jihad Watch

Judgepedia Hawaii

July 4 in Hawaii

Kahle v New Hope

Kakaako Cares

Kau TEA Party

Kauai Co GOP

Keep Hawaii's Heroes

KeyWiki

Land and Power in Hawaii

Legislative Committee Analysis Tool

Lessons in Firearm Education

Lingle Years

Malulani Foundation

Managed Care Matters -- Hawaii

Malama Pregnancy Center of Maui

Mauna Kea Recreational Users Group

MentalIllnessPolicy.org

Middle East Forum--The Legal Project

Mililani Conservatives for Change

Military Home Educators' Network Oahu

Missile Defense Advocacy

MIS Veterans Hawaii

Muslim Brotherhood in America

NAMI Hawaii

NARTH

Natatorium.org

National Christian Foundation Hawaii

National Parents Org Hawaii

National Wind Watch

New Zeal

NFIB Hawaii News

No GMO Means No Aloha

No Hawaii Beverage Tax

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

OpenHawaii.org

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

Smart About Marijuana--Hawaii

St Marianne Cope

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

YAL UH Hilo 

Yes2TMT

 

 

 

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