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Friday, September 30, 2016
September 30, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:40 PM :: 1831 Views
  1. Full Text: School Board Member Resigns--Says Governor Violates Federal Law
  2. Rand Paul: Give Caldwell a Cash Bonus so he Won’t Waste Affordable Housing Money
  3. Sister Isle Police Release Rape Kit Test Info—Still Nothing from HPD
  4. Why It’s So Hard to Stop Bad Cops From Getting New Police Jobs
  5. Maui County Buys Haiku Sugar Lots for Nature Preserve and Organic Ag Park
  6. Maui County in Top 10 Least Affordable
  7. US Senators: Hawaii Office of Elections Violates Federal Law
  8. In Hawaii, spending more does not get you better roads
  9. Cracks and Corrosion: Thousands of Weight-Bearing Rail Guideway Parts Already Failing
  10. HART Costs Jump Another $700M—And Another Year Delay
  11. HART to Report on Possible Tax Hikes Next Week
  12. Djou Zings Caldwell on 9-11
  13. State Makes Big Claims About Energy Efficiency Projects
  14. Cool Schools: What is State Buying for $50K per Classroom?
  15. How Easy to Rile up the Ignorant
  16. 42 percent of Hawaii Island’s 1,394 homeless individuals are families
  17. Court: Banning gun purchases to medical marijuana cardholders does not violate Second Amendment
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Thursday, September 29, 2016
September 29, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:58 PM :: 1847 Views
  1. Are You Going to Stand for This?
  2. Make Loud Noise
  3. Feds Propose 49 New Endangered Species for Hawaii
  4. Tax Cut Improves Hawaii Business Climate
  5. Parts of the rail guideway are cracking and snapping
  6. Djou to Debate Caldwell Today
  7. City measure would require even thicker plastic bags
  8. Affordable Housing to be Excuse for Billion Dollar Tax Hike?
  9. After Running Down the Clock, Crony-Laden Ethics Board to Hear Kenoi complaint in November
  10. Hawaii Candidates Are Getting Flooded With Surveys This Year
  11. HPD Secrets: What Happens When A Cop Goes On Desk Duty?
  12. HPD: 50 Illegal Gaming Rooms on Oahu
  13. UH Dorm AC Broken for 1 year and Counting
  14. Feds are a Puppet on an anti-GMO String
  15. Community solar farm ownership to take time
  16. Compromise reached over Mana‘olana high-rise
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Wednesday, September 28, 2016
September 28, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:34 PM :: 1991 Views
  1. City Negligent - Again - On Hanauma Bay
  2. Kelii Akina Wins Endorsements from Malama Solomon, Kealii Makekau and Paul Mossman
  3. List of Neighborhood Board Vacancies
  4. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted September 26, 2016
  5. Wakai and Belatti named UH Manoa 2016 Legislators in Residence
  6. State Senator Gil Riviere Endorses Djou for Mayor
  7. Fed Wreck: The Federal Push for a Hawaiian Government
  8. VA Inspector General Report on VA Pacific Islands Health Care System Honolulu
  9. The Jones Act Does Not Keep America Safe
  10. Getting out of Gridlock: Should UH Start Later?
  11. Hawaii Roads: $78K Administrative Cost Per Mile 
  12. Hawaiians are individuals in thought, like any people
  13. Obama’s Act of Desperation
  14. Annelle Amaral overjoyed by the Fake Indian Tribe announcement
  15. Not One Word About Nai Aupuni Constitution from Its Chief Drafter
  16. DHHL asks for over $500M over 2 years
  17. World Conservation Congress: Against all Industries – Except Tourism
  18. Plea change canceled in UH Stevie Wonder concert blunder
  19. Offshore Windfarms: “The Technology just isn’t quite ready”
  20. Hawaii Property Crime up 18%—Agg Assault up 31%
  21. Corrupt UPW-Controlled Prison: 4 corrections officers accused of sexually assaulting female inmates
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Tuesday, September 27, 2016
September 27, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:18 PM :: 3655 Views
  1. Affordable Housing Funds Wasted; There's a Better Way Forward
  2. Hawaii: Worst State to Start a Business
  3. Survey: Hawaii Worst State for Teachers
  4. HIDOE Students Outpace Nation in AP Exam Gains
  5. Hawaii has the lowest rate of eligible residents registered to vote
  6. Hawaii #1 State for long-term delinquent mortgage squatting
  7. Will Kenoi Take Others Down With Him?
  8. Caldwell Loots Hanauma Bay Funds
  9. Another Pot of Money to Loot: Voters to decide if portion of property tax should fund Honolulu Zoo
  10. Supreme Court: Can Mayor Fire Police Chief?
  11. Telescope: The contested case hearing is slated to begin Oct. 11
  12. Solar and Wind Scammers Fight Plan to Reduce Electric Bills
  13. Obama Signs Law Allowing Danner Cronies to Cash in on Tourism
  14. Group Wants To Suspend Hawaii’s Effort To Build A New Jail
  15. East Oahu beach trashed by Homeless
  16. UH Manoa Students More Doped up
  17. Pearl Harbor Naval reservist investigated for national anthem protest
  18. Star-Advertiser To Cut 15 Jobs
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Monday, September 26, 2016
September 26, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:07 PM :: 1739 Views
  1. UH Manoa Celebrates Day Muslims Tricked Hawaii Legislature into Honoring Islam on September 11th
  2. Traffic Expert: Honolulu Ideal for Driverless Vehicles
  3. Survey: Spanish People in Hawaii Among ‘Most Integrated’
  4. Star-Adv: OHA Funds may not be used to Create Fake Indian Tribe
  5. Caldwell Could Have Replaced Police Commission Chair 9 Mos Ago—Did Nothing
  6. 183 Homeless Veterans on Oahu
  7. Feds Plan offshore fish farms for Hawaii
  8. Sovereignty Criminal Edmund Silva Appeals to Russia to Support
  9. Agreeing on Facts
  10. How Government Fixes Things
  11. Hawaii Longliners Are Fishing For Ahi Again
  12. Surprise: Most MDs Don’t Wanna Sell Dope
  13. Properties lost to illegal foreclosures by Homeowners Associations, lawsuit says
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Sunday, September 25, 2016
September 25, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:45 PM :: 3557 Views
  1. Obamacare Forcing Hawaii Doctors out of Business—Many become Hospital Employees
  2. Maui Hospital Names Interim CEO
  3. Ever Visit Another State For A Day? Congress May Stop That State From Assessing Income Tax On You
  4. Social Workers Descend on Gigantic Waianae Camp—9 Homeless Agree to Accept Housing
  5. Prosecutor Urges “YES” Vote on Charter Amendment 3
  6. Cool Schools: 180 Volunteers at Campbell HS, Ewa Beach ES
  7. Don’t Cry for Me, Cupertino
  8. AG Joins Suboxone Anti-Trust Lawsuit
  9. ‘Shut up Jerk’—Maui Hospital leads to Major break between the Senate and Ige
  10. Rail is headed for the deep after a long, pricey journey
  11. Star-Adv: Caldwell sloppy in handling of federal funds
  12. Mayor Kenoi’s latest escapades call attention to potential ethics issues
  13. Of Course High Tech Firms Leave Hawaii
  14. ‘Grey Area Rules’ have Squelched Hawaii Ocean Aquaculture for Decades
  15. Getting Out of Gridlock: Should UH start later?
  16. Homosexual Rape Coverup in Waikiki?
  17. State’s child abuse letters may violate law
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Saturday, September 24, 2016
September 24, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:43 PM :: 3507 Views
  1. Fake Tribe Denounced: “This change is intended to circumvent legal, congressional processes, and Hawaiian community input”
  2. Fake Indian Tribe: Many Silent as Hawaii Politicians Respond to Interior Department Rule
  3. Video: Obama Hopeful Next President Will Pursue Tribal Government for Native Hawaiians
  4. Abandon Rail Project: Atta, Formby, Hanabusa, Fuchigama – “Don’t Look Back”
  5. 20% of Homeless have Major Mental Illness, Only 18% Admit they do Drugs
  6. Housing Offered to 289 Homeless—9 Accept
  7. Kaneshiro: Auto Theft Laws Must be Changed to Enable More Prosecutions
  8. Navy Publishes Guidance Warning Sailors Not to Protest National Anthem
  9. ‘Green’ Energy Necessitates Giant $1.6M Battery


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Friday, September 23, 2016
September 23, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:21 PM :: 4375 Views
  1. FULL TEXT: Interior Dep't Final Rule for Fake Native Hawaiian Indian Tribe
  2. The State is a Terrible Farmer...and Businessperson
  3. Djou, Savio: City Still Failing on Affordable Housing
  4. Fitch: GEMS are 'Outstanding' Because of Built-In Rate Hike Mechanism
  5. Unions Wreck Maui Memorial Hospital Before Turning it Over
  6. State’s budget surplus could evaporate quickly
  7. Kenoi to Planners: “Shut the F*** Up or I knock you out”
  8. HDP Scandal Grows – Feds Looking into Another Alleged Kealoha Scam
  9. Jail Project Already Producing Millions in White Collar Make-Work
  10. Affordable Housing?
  11. Cars, bikes and even a boat clog Homeless Camp under Nimitz Hwy
  12. Gas tax better for Environment than mileage tax
  13. Unintended Consequences of Anti-Dairy Farm Protests
  14. Maui Tomorrow Helps HIDOT Plan to Cut off Lahaina from Rest of Island
  15. This is the Beginning: Old Heiau Stones Create new Claim on Property
  16. Ex-officer’s assault case set for trial
  17. Stop Zika before it gets a foothold in Hawaii
  18. High-Tech Tax Credit Scammers Take the Money and Run—away from Hawaii
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Thursday, September 22, 2016
September 22, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:44 PM :: 2114 Views
  1. Cost-Effective? Hawaii Highways Rank 48th Thanks to HIDOT ‘Administrative Disbursements’
  2. Dishonesty is Unsustainable
  3. HIDOT Demands Money: Threatens to Cut off Lahaina
  4. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted September 21, 2016
  5. AG: Legislature May need to act on Suboxone for Drug Addicts
  6. OIP Posts New Rules on Police Misconduct Records
  7. Do you have suggestions for State Ethics Commission?
  8. Maui Hospital: Senators ask governor to Reconvene Special Session
  9. Caldwell’s Homeless Hospital Merry go Round -- $4000 per Bum per Night
  10. Will HUD order Dysfunctional Caldwell to Pay Back Wasted Affordable Housing Money?
  11. Espero: I will Push for Massive GE Tax Hike if Reelected
  12. ERS rolls back assumed rate of return on investments
  13. Laughing at You: Most UH executives getting pay raises
  14. Fishing Captain Knifed by Smiling Imp
  15. Muslims Use Fishing Job to Get into USA, Demand Money
  16. HIDOT Tax Hike Scheme: “The devil’s always in the details”
  17. HTA Conference: How Hawaiian Activists Can Cash in on Tourism
  18. Kauai Anti-GMO Activist Supports Tourist Industry Harassment of Dolphins
  19. Research Reclassifies Pigs as Indigenous
  20. UH Cited for 15 Safety Violations After Explosion
  21. Why Google’s Driverless Cars Should Go to Honolulu Next
  22. Many Remain Unemployed
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Wednesday, September 21, 2016
September 21, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:46 PM :: 1957 Views
  1. Need a Sandwich? Call an Ambulance
  2. Message to OHA: Clean up your act, not your image
  3. Fishing Industry to Enforce Good Labor Practices
  4. Taxes and tracking your odometer
  5. Not Too Late to Make the Right Decision on Rail
  6. Feds ‘Search for Solution to Hawaii’s Mosquito Problem’
  7. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Calls for Immediate Halt to U.S. Arms Sale to Saudi Arabia
  8. Djou: I will not Raise Taxes to Pay for Rail
  9. State-Owned Agriculture:  1,200 Acres of Failure in Central Oahu
  10. GEMS: “A failure through-and-through”
  11. HIDOT Demands Money: Threatens to Cut off Lahaina
  12. “Using” iwi kupuna to slow or stop development
  13. Democratic Party establishment has been gleefully giving Sanders supporters the finger for quite some time
  14. New Federal Rules May Shut Down Most Hawaii Farms
  15. Hawaii's rental vacancy rate is among highest in nation, data shows
  16. School officials unveil $705M wish list
  17. OCCC Project is a Front for Scheme to Place 1,400 Arizona Prisoners Under Control of Corrupt, Expensive UPW Guards
  18. Fraction of auto theft suspects charged despite hundreds of arrests
  19. Hawaii police departments still working to compile stats on untested rape kits
  20. Are Honolulu Prosecutors Covering Up Police Misconduct?
  21. Working Overtime: Kenoi Burns County Money on Golf Project
  22. Kenoi Did not Disclose About Land Sales
  23. Another Special Ed Aide Says Reporting Abuse Got Her Banned
  24. Hawaii SB2607 Student Privacy
  25. Job Cuts At The Star-Advertiser By ‘End Of The Month’
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Tuesday, September 20, 2016
September 20, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:16 PM :: 1858 Views
  1. PUC Approves ‘Time of Use’ Electric Rates
  2. HELCO Proposes $19.3M Rate Hike, Blames Trees
  3. DLNR Helicopters to Eradicate More Sheep
  4. Fail: 3rd GEMS Exec Director Quits in 2 years—Another Legislative Fight Looms over Wasted Money
  5. Feds: Caldwell’s Incompetence May Cost Honolulu $16M from Affordable Housing Funds
  6. Nightmare Charter amendment would extend term limits for Honolulu mayor, city council
  7. Maui Memorial Prospects: “scarier than ever”
  8. High Electric Bills Make Hawaii Susceptible to Green Energy Scams
  9. HPD Officers to be Punished for Catching Criminal
  10. HPD officer charged with wire fraud pleads not guilty
  11. Longline fishing’s new system ties auction access to fair-labor
  12. Hawaii Medicated: 1,200 New Pot Heads Sign up Every Month
  13. Paranoid, ill-informed belief system is what's truly toxic
  14. Hawaii's IUCN, The Zero Waste Event That Wasn't
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Monday, September 19, 2016
September 19, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:17 PM :: 2322 Views
  1. Feds: $540M in Highway Funds can be spent on Rail
  2. Screaming Haole Papaya Chopper Returns to Farm—to Apologize
  3. Protester, a Convicted Felon, Puts Human Remains at Telescope Site, says he has more
  4. Caldwell Caught in $324M Lie – Forced to Admit he Canceled Community Paramedic Program Designed to End EMS Abuse
  5. Police miss deadline on rape kits
  6. After Two Years one Member of Police Commission Finally Does Her Job
  7. Obama’s Billion Dollar Tax Credit Scam: US Senate Investigates NextEra, SolarCity, SunRun, Sun Edison, and More
  8. ‘Floating prisons’ is 30-year-old problem
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Sunday, September 18, 2016
September 18, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:52 PM :: 1975 Views
  1. Taxation Boards of Review: Facing Extinction
  2. What are the Hawaii State and County Ballot questions?
  3. Rail Contractor Loses Millions on Low Quality, High Cost Labor
  4. It’s not too late to make right call on rail
  5. PEW: Hawaii $7000 per person Pension Liability
  6. Most People Not Fooled by DoT Road Mileage Tax Hike Scheme
  7. Farmers: End the anti-GMO Ignorance
  8. Co-op to Make $700M Offer for HELCO?
  9. Five charter amendments on Maui ballot
  10. Kenoi Burns Taxpayer Money to Rush Construction of Gym on top of Lava Tube
  11. Expertise means nothing when everyone’s an expert
  12. Hawaii Legislature: Campaign Contributions Roll in as Oxycontin, Heroin Abuse Soars
  13. Corporate and PAC campaign contributions down since 1990
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Saturday, September 17, 2016
September 17, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:19 PM :: 2308 Views
  1. Maui Memorial Hospital CEO Resigns
  2. House Passes VA Accountability, Appeals Reform
  3. The Allure of Anti-Intellectualism
  4. Strong leadership is needed to promote agricultural growth
  5. Ward Homeless at State Capitol Tonight
  6. Democrats Move Against Finger Flipper but not Caldwell, Cayetano
  7. Democratic Party Sues To Stop Candidate From Running As Dem
  8. Maui Memorial: Kowtowing to Unions Costs Another $25M
  9. State Investigating Placement Of Human Remains At TMT Site
  10. Feds Arrest HPD Officer in Prostitution Scheme
  11. Homeless Account for 75% of Hawaii Heroin Users
  12. Hawaii 5th Lowest Divorce Rate
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Friday, September 16, 2016
September 16, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:58 PM :: 3364 Views
  1. Efforts to Expand GEMS Loan Programs Shot Down by Consumer Advocate, PUC
  2. Democrat Vice Chair Resigns—’Party More Dictatorial’
  3. Understanding Hawaii Teacher Shortages
  4. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted September 15, 2016
  5. S&P, Fitch Upgrade Hawaii Bonds
  6. What if Hawaii’s government were run by a private company?
  7. Hanabusa to Quit Congress in 2018, Run for Governor?
  8. Kenoi: AG Leaked info to HNN Reporter About Me Getting Drunk With Star-Adv Reporter
  9. Lawsuit Filed to Pry Loose AG’s Report on Wrongdoing in State Auditor’s Office
  10. $3 billion cap on rail spending evaporated within a decade without a squeak
  11. Clean Energy Initiative Latest Excuse for Transportation Tax Hike
  12. Big Oil Buys Big Influence at Big Eco Conference
  13. With Biosecurity, Who Decides Who The Enemy Is?
  14. Hawaii Could Lose 30% of Farms in Next 3-5 Years
  15. DLNR reviews fishing license procedures for foreign longliner crews
  16. Ige Not Likely to Extend Homelessness State of Emergency
  17. Psychiatrists: Hawaii County Police Officer is ‘Fit to Proceed’ in Criminal Case
  18. Elementary school teacher accused of sexual assault of child
  19. With No Developer to Shake Down, Nobody Cares About Exposed Iwi
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Thursday, September 15, 2016
September 15, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:31 PM :: 2313 Views
  1. Are these OHA Check Expenditures for Real?
  2. Is Gun Confiscation Coming To Hawaii?
  3. Hawaii County Lawsuit: Can Lawyer Engineer Her Way into Office?
  4. E-cigarette use linked to successful attempts to quit smoking
  5. For the Love of Family
  6. Star-Adv: DHHL Should Say no to Danner, Dump Criminal Hee
  7. Lawyers: Kenoi ‘had bigger things to do’
  8. Caldwell Fumbles Again, More Flooding in Mapunapuna
  9. Civil Beat: Rail is Possible only because of Hordes of Uninformed Democrat Voters
  10. Star-Adv: We Like UH Being Just Average
  11. Fishing industry pushes back following questions about labor practices
  12. Activists Find New Ways to Cash in on Environmentalism
  13. Eco-Hypesters try new Angle to Attack Agriculture
  14. Hawaii Supreme Court, UH Richardson Practice for ‘Climate Change’ Lawsuits
  15. Hawaii Biofuel Venture in Legal Trouble
  16. Kauai Council Still Discussing Tax Hikes
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Wednesday, September 14, 2016
September 14, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:44 PM :: 2670 Views
  1. High Cost of Living Pushes Hawaii Poverty Rate to 9th in USA
  2. Hawaii Marks Nation’s Sharpest Drop in Hospital Readmissions
  3. More Tuition Hikes Coming? UH Campuses Still Below Average Cost
  4. Obama to Sign Bill Funneling Tourism Money to Robin Danner Cronies
  5. Fate of Top Police Brass Depends on Criminal Defense Lawyers
  6. Usual Suspects Have New Scheme to Put Lots of Criminals Back onto the Streets
  7. Condos Proposed under New Affordable Housing Rules have no Affordable Housing
  8. Developer Buys Council: “I can’t believe its so blatant”
  9. Kauai Anti-GMO Councilmembers Push for Tax Hike
  10. Bayer Buyout a Headache for Anti-GMOs—Need Asprin
  11. Vietnam veteran's dying wish: Improve VA healthcare
  12. ‘Habitual property crime perpetrator’ to face trial

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Tuesday, September 13, 2016
September 13, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:39 PM :: 2313 Views
  1. AskMeFirst#—Open women’s facilities to men? Women Speak Out
  2. Hawaii Short 500 Doctors statewide
  3. Hawaii 7th Best State for Health Care
  4. Could genetically modified mosquitoes save Hawaii’s endangered birds?
  5. Hawaii 4th-Happiest State in USA
  6. Hawaii Student Loan Debt Ranked by College
  7. Fifty Years of Seed in the Fiftieth State
  8. Hawaii Democrats Should Expel Drunks and Fraudsters Before Finger-Flipper
  9. Court ruling due Friday on Kenoi’s email cache
  10. Ige’s Vapor Pledge to Fight Zika
  11. Legislative Preview: Kauai Council Still Using Roads as Excuse for Tax Hike
  12. Hawaii County Farmers Hammered by Tax Hike on Ag Land
  13. Hurry up and wait: Opponents of Kaupulehu Marine Reserve take initiative
  14. Jones Act Ships Cost 3x More
  15. Lawyers May Score Million-Dollar Bounty for Helping to Keep the Homeless, Homeless
  16. Kaneshiro Letting Lots of Auto Burglars Get Away Scot-Free
  17. City, State to Coordinate Traffic Light Timing
  18. How can I learn more about GMOs?
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Monday, September 12, 2016
September 12, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:20 PM :: 2253 Views
  1. What To Do When Your State Is Blue
  2. Ethics? UH Dean Endorses American Samoa Congressional Candidate on UH Letterhead
  3. Trial of former HART Auditor scheduled to start Monday
  4. HUD Investigating Hawaii Public Housing Authority
  5. Kauai: No Rules Homeless ‘Cage’ Shut Down After Only Six Months
  6. Waikiki Homeless Die After Racking up $1,000s in Medical Bills and Jail Costs
  7. Affordable Housing: 10 Years Later only a Driveway is Built
  8. Molokai Ferry: Anti-GMO Protests Already Destroying Molokai Economy
  9. Turtles: Enviros Try ‘Disappearing Island’ Trick (again)
  10. New Report Used to Promote Pre-K Agenda
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Sunday, September 11, 2016
September 11, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:58 PM :: 2957 Views
  1. Hawaii Democrat Finger Flipper Must-Watch Video: Stop Mind-Raping Me Into Voting For Hillary Clinton
  2. Caldwell's Plan to Make Military Families Pay for Rail
  3. September 11 Commemorated
  4. Hawaii Democrats Purity Test Smokescreen in Grab for 100s of Patronage Jobs
  5. Kenoi PCard used to purchase large amount of alcohol for Star-Adv Reporter
  6. $100s of Millions in Rate Hikes and Tax Hikes because Outreach to homeless cut by Caldwell
  7. Illegal fishers ensnared by Inouye loopholes deserve help
  8. Maui hospital transfer being bungled badly
  9. State DoT Builds Cruise Ship Reception Center, Keeps it Closed for Three Years 
  10. Despite ramped up efforts, Hawaii still plagued by doctor shortage
  11. Anti-Superferry Pacific Whale Foundation Miffed by NOAA Regs Requiring them to keep their Profitable Tourboats Away from Whales
  12. Joker Got Punchline Wrong: Ige sets new target date of 2030 for pretend- doubling food production
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Saturday, September 10, 2016
September 10, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:20 PM :: 1873 Views
  1. HART Whistleblower: Sinking Columns, Cracked Welds, Useless Designs, and Structural Failures
  2. US policies may hurt Micronesians more than they help
  3. How Guam May Impact Hawaii: Race-Based Voting Deja Vu
  4. Rent control would worsen affordable housing shortage
  5. Whistleblowers, ex-staff speak out on rail cost and delays
  6. Robin Danner Group Calls on DHHL to Keep Al Hee’s Scam Company
  7. Ag changes coming
  8. Renovation on state housing project slowed by construction problems
  9. DoE Employee Caught Stealing (Again)
  10. Prosecutor’s office declines to charge suspect with car theft, cites not enough evidence
  11. Board will investigate shootings by officers of the law

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Friday, September 09, 2016
September 9, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:35 PM :: 2586 Views
  1. Martin, Ozawa Endorse Djou for Mayor
  2. Harsh Realities
  3. Papahanaumokuakea: The race for vast remote ‘marine protected areas’ may be a diversion
  4. Bag Ban: A Wealth Transfer from Customers to Big Grocers
  5. Feds to Take Away City’s Affordable Housing Money Because Caldwell isn’t Spending it
  6. Caldwell’s Latest TV Commercial Debunked Easily
  7. Issues haven’t gone away but Few Candidates are Addressing Them
  8. City to Burn $300K Defending Chief Kealoha Lawsuits
  9. Shameless: UH Top Brass Line Up for More Pay Hikes
  10. Clean Energy? HC&S Biomass Plant to be Replaced by Three Diesel Generators
  11. How Hawaii Land Use Laws Create Exclusive Zones for Mainland Haoles
  12. IUCN supported re-locating native people out of areas that become protected areas
  13. All-Out Warfare Against Agriculture
  14. I Would be Dead if HGEA and UPW Got Their Way
  15. Startups Can’t Wait To Leave Hawaii After Scarfing Down Tax Credits
  16. Tax Credit Scammers: Just Ignore the Haters, We Want More of your Money
  17. Ige Ag Fantasy Focused on More Government Ownership of Land
  18. Hawaii Obamaphone Fraud Sparks nationwide Investigation
  19. Underemployed Lawyers Force City to Help them find more Homeless to be Plaintiffs in Future Lawsuits
  20. Activists Upset Because Contraband Will be Harder to Deliver to Prisoners
  21. Alleged Pimp Gets New Trial Because Prosecutor Said His Victim was ‘A Person’
  22. Hugh Jones Arrested on DUI Charge
  23. Hawaii Anti-Telescope and Anti-GMO Protesters Leave Nevada for North Dakota (Will They Stay?)
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Thursday, September 08, 2016
September 8, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:20 PM :: 2660 Views
  1. Hawaii #1 Again--Average Home Price $904K
  2. Message to Caldwell: Taking votes out of context is easy, serving your country is NOT
  3. Will Democrats Move Against Caldwell for Backing Republican Council Candidate?
  4. Full Text: Ige Announces 10-Point ‘Biosecurity’ Plan
  5. 2016-2017 LifeSmarts Hawaii Competition
  6. NYT Hawaii Polling: Clinton Leads 51-25, Schatz Leads 81-19
  7. Hawaii Democrats Tangle Over ‘Mind Raping Mafia Hit’
  8. HPD Chief Keschultzaloha: “I Know Nothing”
  9. OHA Spends $294K of Trust Money on Voter ID Survey to Help Incumbents
  10. Students not Fooled by Politicians: Scoff At Promises Of Air Conditioning
  11. Eco Confab: High Priests Arrive for Conclave of the State Religion
  12. Beware the Extremists
  13. Hilarious: Dolphinville Erupts at NOAA Rules
  14. Taxpayers Tithe $20K per battery system—Eco-Scammers Want More from Legislature
  15. Stripping the PC Hype out of Attack on HPD
  16. How Hawaii Homosexual Child Molesters Avoid Sex Offender Registry
  17. Outreach workers struggle to help homeless who turn them away
  18. A Decade Later, Kauai May Finally Get Drug Treatment Center
  19. AP: Foreign Workers Without Visas Trapped on Hawaii Fishing Boats
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Wednesday, September 07, 2016
September 7, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:52 PM :: 3064 Views
  1. OHA Chair Cancels appearances due to health concerns—or not?
  2. Could you use an extra $500K? Can You Pretend to be a High-Tech Entrepreneur?
  3. Nominations Open: Four Seats UH Board of Regents
  4. Board of Education: Matayoshi ‘Exceeds Expectations’
  5. Hawaii Paroling Authority Gets New Chairman
  6. Homeless Rack up $324M in Ambulance Rides, Hospitalizations after Caldwell Cancels Program
  7. Feds: Hawaii’s Unused DoT Funds Could be Reallocated to Pay for Rail
  8. More HPD officers facing charges in federal investigation of HPD chief, wife
  9. Ige’s dreams for the future ignore today’s harsh reality
  10. Yes, the state should allow TMT on Mauna Kea
  11. Punatic Geothermal Hysteria Creates County Subsidized House-Flipping Profits
  12. Areas closed for rail construction may no longer reopen as businesses struggle to survive
  13. Legislative Wish List: DoE Officials consider how to grab for $50M
  14. BOE orders review of charter school panel
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Tuesday, September 06, 2016
September 6, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:59 PM :: 3435 Views
  1. Ethics: Sen Maile Shimabukuro Busted for Overnight Party with Lobbyists
  2. Victory: NOAA removes humpback from endangered list
  3. New Report Finds Hawaii's Obesity Rate is 22.7 Percent, Third Lowest
  4. Poll: Hawaii 3rd Best State for Jill Stein
  5. Kiewit Quits Working on Rail: Bad Blood, Broken Trust
  6. Luke, Tokuda: Why not use bonds to fund construction of rail project?
  7. State struggles to keep teachers
  8. Harry Kim shows it takes more than money to win an election
  9. HPD Chief Kealoha Lawsuit Could Cost City $300K
  10. OCCC Prison Rebuild Contractor is Experienced With Crime
  11. Caldwell Overrules Council, Goes With Dumb Overpriced Parking Meters
  12. New online tax system will nail Tax-Cheating TVRs
  13. Enviros Paying Humans to Move Out?
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Monday, September 05, 2016
September 5, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:08 PM :: 1841 Views
  1. Caldwell’s New Slogan: ‘It’s not my fault’
  2. Walter Ritte Teams up with Rich European Activists to save Hawaii’s Endangered Mosquitoes
  3. Ige’s 2020 Ag Plan: Hi Tech Tax Credit Scammers to ‘Drive out Seed Companies’
  4. OHA, Enviros Talk About How to Cash in on Papahanaumokuakea
  5. Caldwell Spent $87K For Polls—Didn’t Leak Any of Them
  6. Policing for profit: Challenging property seizures in court can be costly
  7. Officers back on duty: Probes of Hawaii County shootings wind down
  8. “This is Just the Union Guys Screwing Around”
  9. Stop TMT: Our Children Can Just Go Away
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Sunday, September 04, 2016
September 4, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:50 PM :: 3531 Views
  1. Mythbusting HART, Part 1
  2. Hospital deal is stalled, roadblocked and obstructed in every way
  3. The Average American Family Pays More Money in Regulations Than in Taxes
  4. Emails:  Kenoi Conspired with Reporters, Next Mayoral Candidate after Hostess Bar Expose?
  5. Honolulu rail is being built on politics and melodrama instead of sound engineering and honest accounting
  6. Trading cash for waivers not serving housing needs
  7. Lawsuit Responsible for 0.1% of Rail Cost Increases
  8. Union-Caused delays hamstring Maui hospital privatization
  9. Union Clout: Keep Salaries Low and Membership Roll High
  10. Voters getting say on surpluses: How to use ‘excess revenues’ on November ballot
  11. Grab for Billion Dollar Surplus, Tax Hikes, Labor Negotiations Top counties’ 2017 Legislative Wish-List
  12. Only 390 acres of Experimental Crops Replace Sugar
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Saturday, September 03, 2016
September 3, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:11 PM :: 2176 Views
  1. Djou: How I Will Get Rail to Ala Moana
  2. Hawaii: Big marine protected areas 'could work against conservation'
  3. Must Watch Video–SJW ’Triggered’ by Hula Doll on Dashboard
  4. Chief Justice Appoints Judges for Kauai, Hawaii Districts
  5. $700 electrical bills shock renters
  6. Could Ethics Audit give city ethics? 
  7. Chief Justice Slaps Down Hawaii County Old Boy Nonsense
  8. Flood Zones: Caldwell’s Neglect is Obvious
  9. Ruling lets couple live in the same care home
  10. Henk Rogers featured in new book about obtaining rights to Tetris
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Friday, September 02, 2016
September 2, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:51 PM :: 2155 Views
  1. Hospital delay heightens vulnerability to Hurricanes
  2. Visitors At The Volcano: Is The NPS Nuts?
  3. Radar Image: Hurricane Lester Tracks Toward North Shores of Maui, Oahu
  4. Applicants Sought for Board of Bar Examiners
  5. UHWO Chancellor Candidates follow Usual Pattern
  6. Rail: Circumstances Manipulated to Steer Conclusion to GE Tax Hike
  7. Ige: Don’t Stop At Papahanaumokuakea
  8. Joker Ige commits Hawaii to doubling food production by 2020—While Attacking Fishermen and Overseeing Two Major Ag Closures
  9. Conservation? Cognitive Dissonance at the Convention Center
  10. Maui: Due to Green Energy Profiteering, Alt Energy Now Costs 30% More Than Oil
  11. Proposed rules could limit manta ray tours off Kona Coast
  12. Appeals court sides with DLNR in aquarium fish lawsuit, Enviros Plan Appeal
  13. Judge Steve Alm Is Taking His Message Of ‘HOPE’ To DC
  14. Honolulu police officer arrested for driving under the influence
  15. Maui: Kicked out of Park, Homeless Still Refuse Shelter as Lester Approaches
  16. Aloha Stadium Still Reeling from Hurricane Abercrombie
Read More..
Thursday, September 01, 2016
September 1, 2016 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:01 PM :: 1979 Views
  1. Thanks to Union Stalling Tactics, Maui Hospital to Cut Beds, Services 
  2. Hawaii First State in the Nation to mandate Sexuality Education for Kindergarten
  3. EpiPen: A Case Study of Government Harm
  4. Permanent rail tax to Pay for Caldwell’s Mismanagement, Incompetence?
  5. Open Up Rail Project Books Before Asking For More Money
  6. Tokuda: Rail Liars Should Wait Til 2018 Before Trying for another GE Tax Hike
  7. Rail system must reach Ala Moana, Djou acknowledges
  8. Djou: No Tax Increase For Honolulu Rail — Yet
  9. Let’s Stop Worrying About Hawaii’s Low Voter Turnout
  10. Efforts to Grab for GEMS Loan Money Shot Down by Consumer Advocate, PUC
  11. Consumer Advocate Resigns
  12. Honolulu Eco-Conference ‘Deep in the Carbon Emissions Hole’
  13. After 5 months in Jail, Homeless Felon Finally Accepts Shelter
  14. Soft on Crime: Alleged Pimp Free Because Prosecutor said Prostitute is ‘A Person’
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