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Thursday, November 18, 2010
November 18, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:05 PM :: 5352 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Honolulu Council Special Election: Mel Kahele, Waimanalo Gulch, and other baggage

FULL TEXT: Report on Hawaii Personal Information Breaches -- 479,000 victims in state

Four Loko: Does The FDA Really Need More Power?

Hawaii County seeks nominees for Reapportionment Commission

Excellent news: GOP push to end earmarks could hurt funding for Inouye cronies

State owes $10.8B for workers' retirement, has nothing

Hawaii physician shortage to grow to 2,000

Akaka submits new version of Hawaiian recognition act

Former Advertiser Editor: Average Americans are more of a threat than al-Qaeda

Hawaii Election Commission releases updated results

Abercrombie insists on having BoE Albatross hung around his neck

McCully Homeless Tent City: 15 arrested on drug charges

Wisconsin Gov aims to cancel rail “boondoggle”

After 8 years in public eye, Lingle deserves time to herself

Kalihi, Puuhale Elementary Facing Possible Consolidation

State Tax Crackdown Has Market Vendors On Edge: Vendors Say State 'Picking On The Little Guy'

Allegiant puts off Hawaii to 2012

State sued for food stamp delays

Some in isles could run out of federal jobless benefits

Mentor brings meaning to Koloa Technos

Isle seed crop value jumps 26 percent

Colorado dope dealers come to Hawaii Capitol

Akaka Bill supporter Murkowski wins reelection

Recession reduces rents, homelessness

Attention Rida Cabanilla & Roz Baker, another potential staffer:

NYT: Stepfamilies are rethinking post-divorce living arrangements

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Tuesday, November 16, 2010
November 16, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:33 PM :: 7335 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

Inouye becomes useless? House, Senate Republicans place moratorium on Earmarks

NYT: Obama’s economic view rejected on world stage

Aloha to Current Nonprofit Property Tax Exemptions?

Maui Council to consider property tax hike on residential homeowners

Special Election: McDermott, three others see Apo’s Council seat

New lines will be drawn, but likely no additional House seats for Big Isle

Gay-Atheist SA Editors: Tax Churches, Hospitals, Schools, non-profits to feed the machine

Neil Abercrombie’s ‘New Day’ Comes With A Price

Abercrombie, Legislators form conspiracy

2,400+ Apply For Jobs With Abercrombie

Borreca: Will Say hold on to Speakership?

Hawaii public school fees on the rise

Futility: Daniel Inouye defends earmarks

Hawaii's General Fund Down 6% So Far This Fiscal Year

EW Center defends WW2 Program

Washington: Hanabusa participates in new member orientation

S&P Downgrades Hawaiian Electric to Brink of Junk, Conservation, Regulatory Lag Blamed 

US Treasury Grants for Solar, Wind to Expire

Secrecy surrounds Parker Ranch's sale of 3,509 acres to biofuel pioneer

Star-Advertiser gives DC-based Luddites space to bash Fish farming

Farm lease dispute goes to arbitration

Cataluna: 'Kill Haole Day' myth diverts attention from real problems

Road to Riches: Overtime at City Road Division

Maui County unpaid for roadwork for decades: Developers could owe millions for deferred infrastructure fees

Who would marry a killer?

Hawaii prisons have lowest ratio of guards to prisoners

Maui News: Corals love sewage

Reuters: Obama’s Asian failure to be matched by European failure

CB: State Allows Developers to Flout Solar Mandate

Alcoholic beverage Four Loko under fire

ACLU looks at justice in Indian country (Akaka Bill preview)

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Sunday, November 14, 2010
November 14, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:01 PM :: 7586 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

AP Exit Poll: Hawaii is only state where independent voters don't think government is doing too much

Even After Resignation, gay-dominated Oahu Democrats vote to oust Okino over Gay Civil Unions

Slom outlines strategy to take on Legislative Democrats

Abercrombie’s new Chief of Staff implicated in Akaka Bill debacle, has only been in Hawaii since ‘03

Fidell urges Act 215/221 scammers to pack Abercrombie cabinet

Honolulu council considers massive property tax hike for churches, non-profits

SA: Charter School shows superiority of independent boards

HTH: Appointed school board a long way off

70% of DoE Teachers are in first five years of employment

Quiet Controversy in Schools: Noncertified Teachers

Losing with grace can lead to winning opportunities

Delusional SA Editors: Obama’s G-20 Failure sets stage for Hawaii to become “Geneva of the Pacific?”

Ahi farm's ocean lease OK'd

Kenoi tries to fast-track park deal before Lingle term ends

Kauai Council: Furfaro for transparency?

Will Republicans cut out Inouye’s Earmarks?

Sorority stands up for fallen sister

 

Universities in Hawaii, Chicago in early stages of eyeing proposals for an Obama library

Maryland Con-Con vote similar to Hawaii

Hamas Terror Group rated “A-“ by Better Business Bureau

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Saturday, November 13, 2010
November 13, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:15 PM :: 6371 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Hanabusa pledges to raise taxes on small businesses

Maui Council considers $6M property tax hike

Hawaii Senate committee lines up for civil unions

Schatz announces appointments to staff posts

BLNR grants wind farm lease to company facing bankruptcy, licensed to kill Nene, Shearwater, Pueo

Achievement: Black students leave Hawaii DoE in the dust

Hawaii robotics teams win Tokyo tournament

Technology spreads bullying in Hawaii schools

The secret life of a tracker: How one man made himself the public shadow of Charles Djou for three months during his special election campaign

Mom of slain Eastern Illinois coed is 'outraged' that killer will be in 'paradise' in Hawaii

Drink linked to UH attacks

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Receives National Recognition for Integrated Care Model

State Must Pay For Reef Restoration: Construction Causes Damage To Live Coral Reef

Kauai Auditor to probe enforcement of county permits

Marsland family trust gives $1M to Shriners

First democratic elections risk unsettling balance in Tonga

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Thursday, November 11, 2010
November 11, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:25 PM :: 5354 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Hawaii Veterans Day Events

Gary Okino forced to resign from Democratic Party

 

Tourism Marketing: In London and ashamed to be from Hawaii

Hokulia Bypass: Hawaii Supreme Court upholds land acquisition for road

US Supreme Court refuses to hear Hawaii beach accretion case

Speaker? Calvin Say two votes shy

Governor Lingle says she will consider running against U.S. Sen. Dan Akaka

Failure of Akaka Bill dims Akaka’s 2012 chances

Shapiro backs DoE school closures

Josh Green: I’m keeping my seat

DCCA: Easing regulations and expanding online services helped Hawaii businesses

Green groups oppose MECO plan to bring in palm oil

Stalinists, Soros team up in attack on HawaiiNewsNow

Carlisle nominee Chin: “not intent of admin to grow number of City employees”

Maui: Council members discuss leadership posts

Decision pending on Alii Health

State sues 2 firms over alleged prescription drug price gouging

Bank lawsuit seeks to overturn nonjudicial foreclosure by condo association

Controversy persists over possible road sale 

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Saturday, November 06, 2010
November 6, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:05 PM :: 5742 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

House Republicans elect Rep Gene Ward Minority Leader

Senate Democrats announce Committee Chairs

Election Results: Dems hold Samoa, GOP holds Guam

Reward for organizing Furlough Agit-Prop: Omidyar operative named Abercrombie’s deputy chief

 

Maui's Shan Tsutsui will become the first non-Oahu president in more than 30 years

Maui Chamber of Commerce “disappointed” by Tsutsui

Kokubun shut out of Senate presidency

Guard to honor Lee and Lingle in ceremony

SA: After this time, Hold line on A+ fee hikes

Kaua‘i gets night game, hosts Kalaheo Saturday

Economist looks to 2011 for sustained recovery in Hawaii

LUC denies Ooma development, saves developer from wasting millions on lawyers

Human Trafficking Charges Against Aloun Farms Owners Multiply

Star Advertiser rate hikes may drive Leg to move legal notices online

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Friday, November 05, 2010
November 5, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:35 PM :: 6315 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

NRO: Finally, They Tossed Out That Classy, Polite, Dignified Incumbent!

Rail funding in jeopardy as key House sponsor ousted by Americans

Abercrombie lied: Clayton Hee to head DHHL?

Peter Principle: Transsexual, other elected BoE members expect Abercrombie to appoint them to BoE

Inouye: Akaka Bill “not a priority”

Djou: Won’t rule out future run

Lingle: “Wait and see”

Too fast for Democrats to kill project, Lingle, Brass re-dedicate Kulani Prison as School

Election-day Registration: Progressives new scheme to maximize Democrat voting & Fraud

State Senate Democrats select Maui's Tsutsui to replace Hanabusa as president

Kremlinology Hawaii Style: Democrats comment on new Senate Leadership

Abercrombie to flood Democratic Party with Obamabots, wipe out old boy factions

Oshiro to introduce Civil Unions bill again

Oahu’s rash of incumbents

House GOP caucus to elect new Chair

Abercrombie:  Finances not important to Rail EIS decision

Abercrombie Announces Transition Plan

Sen.  Josh Green applies for DoH Director

Abercrombie reaches out to education leaders in first act as Governor-Elect

Sam Slom: Grand Old Party of one

Cataluna: Pull up stakes, Colleen, and move to your district

SA to Carlisle: Emulate Tavares on vacation rentals

Enviros team up with future jailbird GTMO Greenwell to stick it to aquarium business

Surfrider Foundation Strongly Opposes Reclassification of ‘O’Oma Land

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Wednesday, November 03, 2010
November 3, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:58 PM :: 6074 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

Democrats: Hawaii is different, suckers

Everything you need to know about Abercrombie and Hanabusa

Full State by State results: Republicans win control of House

Final Read: Hawaii General Election Results -- Abercrombie, Hanabusa win

UH Manoa Anti-Americans place E-W Center funding at risk

Voters want, and due, action (What they want)

A clear path on gay unions (What they get)

Voters favor appointed BOE

Voter turnout remains low

Big election, big puzzle: What’s wrong with the polls?

Second guessing the Republican campaign

Hanabusa: Negative campaigning worked

Hon Council 4 Races Decided In Election; Apo's Resignation Coming

Killed by Steve Case? Hukilau Foods files for bankruptcy

Lawyers for officers claim charges overblown

UH Security Breach of Personal Information Could Have Been Prevented, Expert Say

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Tuesday, November 02, 2010
November 2, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:59 PM :: 10297 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

VOTE TODAY til 6PM Find your polling place

Photos: Aiona, Finnegan tour Roberts Hawaii, other businesses

The Morning after the Election

Hawaii Family Forum makes final push to Get Out the Vote

Hawaii Right to Life PAC Urges Vote for Aiona

New Aiona-Finnegan radio ad trumpets Hilo, Maui endorsements

Gallup predicts Largest Republican margin in Several Generations

VIDEO: Aiona on HNN Sunrise

Abercrombie admits responsibility for costing Hawaii millions under Compact of Free Association

Former AG Lilly: Hanabusa Responsible for Superferry Demise--Not Aiona

SA: Aiona, Djou victories would mark “historic shift”

Republicans excited about Election Day

145,000 Votes Already Cast

Boylan points to possible GOP Legislative gains

Obama jumps into Hawaii race

GOP, Dems make final push in Hilo Monday

Justice: GTMO Greenwell goes from Council to jail

Abercrombie campaigners complain about sit-in arrest

Justice Dept. Deploying Hundreds to Monitor Polls

Gubernatorial candidates address stadium concerns

After election, talking stink goes from roars to whispers

City housing office would lack expertise to fulfill goal

Streamlining permits gets mayor’s boost

S.I. Man Charged in Terror Investigation Due in Court (Hawaii terror arrest)

Hillary Clinton speaks out on Hawaii Slavery case

Geothermal's Second Chance: Lessons from a turbulent past could help expand this renewable energy’s future

Ranking Hawaii’s Big Charities

Common sense trumps bag bans

Hawaii bankruptcy filings go below 300

Survey measures gay marriage in US

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Monday, November 01, 2010
November 1, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:50 PM :: 7003 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

VOTE Tuesday Nov 2 Find your polling place

Aiona-Finnegan Closing TV Ad: Jobs, Education, Economy

Hawaii Tribune-Herald Endorses Duke Aiona and Lynn Finnegan

Gallup predicts Largest Republican margin in Several Generations

Aiona campaign rally at Kuhio Terrace 

'Vote for righteousness,' flock told: Candidates compete on a chart in church 

 

Carlisle Looking To Fill Key Administration Posts

 

GOP looks to Hawaii to make waves

Another progressive says Hawaii vote is referendum on Obama

Kalapa: Holding Your Breath Won't Help, Get Out And Vote

Volcanic Ash wins hypocrisy contest

The Hypocrisy of Putting Down ‘Mainland Money’ Flowing into Hawaii

Maui County's strict rules keep rentals in check

HECO, IBEW talk past deadline

Foreclosure crisis mounts in Kona

Group to buy cultural site from builder

Former NRA President to speak in Kaneohe

Big Isle mayor takes heat for TV program expenses

Seed industry answers latest Sierra Club lies

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Saturday, October 30, 2010
October 30, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:15 PM :: 7577 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

Early Voting open Oct 19-30: Find your polling place

New Poll: GOP leads generic ballot in Hawaii, Djou up by 6%

Fact check: Superferry, Aloha, Rail, Furloughs

Attack ads "coordinated' with alleged Pay-to-Play engineering firm

Barking Sands: Japanese Missile Intercept Sends Message to North Korea

$23M Emergency funds giveaway called “blind promise”

Abercrombie’s 100% anti-life voting record

VIDEO: Aiona focuses on drug prevention for a healthier Hawaii

Humpbacks recover, but Hawaii still losing sovereignty over State waters

Hawaii HEART: Moving 4,000 people from homelessness to permanent housing

Hawaii windfarm developer “could go under”

Terror Suspect Lived In Upper Manoa: Neighbors Were Suspicious Of Young Man In Million-Dollar Home

Aiona, Finnegan make final pitch to E. Hawaii

Political radar: Rundown on competitive Senate and House races

The Election Is a Third Over

“Progressive” Ian Lind votes against Appointed BoE

Former School Administrative Services Assistant Charged with Felony Theft and Forgery

Evans, Henderson vie for District 7 seat

City Council Candidate Rich Turbin Receives Djou, Hirono Endorsements

Proposed expansion of whale sanctuary draws controversy

Judge upholds part of laws on political action committees and ads

Karr re-elected as UH Board of Regents chairman

Obama returning to Honolulu for third straight Christmas

Southwest Airlines CEO mentions possible Hawaii route

New feed-in tariff has critics even before it begins

Hawaiian Electric Co. will begin high-tech grid upgrades with higher rates

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Friday, October 29, 2010
October 29, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:50 PM :: 7686 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

Early Voting open Oct 19-30: Find your polling place

Hawaii GOP: Election shaping up “just like 2002”

KoOlina and Hanabusa: Another land deal, another ex-cop, steroids, broken teeth, and Saigon Passion

Facing default, Hawaii windfarm operator cancels IPO

Barking Sands: Japanese Missile Intercept Sends Message to North Korea

Aiona: Abercrombie inconsistent, dishonest, and unwilling to make the tough decisions on Education Reform

Rep. Djou pleased by Clinton support for free trade with South Korea

Lingle authorizes another $5.2M to make up for DoE failure

Djou leads fund race

Can’t say no: Hanabusa’s Tax-raising record

Hawaiian Telcom Emerges from Chapter 11 Reorganization

Photos: Aiona-Finnegan bus tour hits Maui, Kauai

Abercrombie Will Harm Hawaii’s Relationship with Foreign Countries

Hawaii election a dead heat

 

Democrats divided on Civil Unions

Significant voter movement as independents decide to vote for Republicans

Pay to Play Mitsuniga funding Democrat attack ads

Dems spend big to win Hawaii seat

Lingle: Anti-Aiona ad is a smear

Schatz promises to protect DoE corruption from Audit

Cavasso undeterred by odds in campaign against Inouye

If Neil Abercrombie is Hawaii’s Next Governor …

Learning Coalition founder bankrolls appointed BoE ads

Djou says he backs advisory vote on Akaka bill 

WaPo: New slavery charges levied against Hawaii farm owners

Honolulu Weekly to get new editor

HECO and users await PUC ruling on higher rate

State is fined $100,000 for Big Isle cesspools

Judge orders release of defendant charged with killing and dismembering a Mililani man

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Wednesday, October 27, 2010
October 27, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:10 PM :: 7942 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

Aiona-Finnegan launch Statewide bus tour    

Early Voting open Oct 19-30: Find your polling place

FULL TEXT FBI Warrant: Honolulu Muslim busted allegedly trying to join Taliban

Aiona campaign calls on supporters to vote “yes” for appointed BoE

Christian leaders push back against smears from Abercrombie campaign

VIDEO: Cam Cavasso advert “Mountains of Debt”

Hawaii Right to Life releases candidate endorsements

Harris Poll: Obama approval rating drops to 37%

Smart Business Hawaii “Yes on appointed BoE”– plus positions on City Charter Amendments

ABC News: For Dems, 50th State Becomes Hawaii Uh-Oh

SA: Terror suspect prayed at Honolulu Mosque

 

Democrats complain that Lingle supported Charter Schools instead of feeding HSTA

AP: Republican grassroots vs “two white men”  

Teachers Union Gears Up Opposition To Amendment

Abercrombie, Schatz busted on missing federal Funds

Gay marriage activists: Strategy tied to Abercrombie

Aiona has endorsement of Hawaii Island Contractors’ Association

Saved by Lingle-Aiona administration, Kukui Gardens celebrates 40 years

Mayor Carlisle to sign homeless sidewalk ban

Condominium foreclosures could face increased scrutiny

Unions burn $200,000 of your dues money on Abercrombie

UH Manoa fails to turn out brainwashed drones

Star-Advertiser pushes publicly funded elections

Star-Advertiser endorses Seven More Democrats

District 13 candidates’ appeals are personal

Government needs to pay up to fix hot-water system now

New deal between the insurer and hospital system takes quality of care into consideration

Flash: Gov’t construction project on time, under budget

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Tuesday, October 26, 2010
October 26, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:27 PM :: 7107 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

FULL TEXT FBI Warrant: Honolulu Muslim busted allegedly trying to join Taliban

Early Voting open Oct 19-30: Find your polling place

Closing Argument: Djou vs Hanabusa (video)

Fund Race: Aiona-Finnegan pull in $484,158 in 30 days

Aiona unveils College Tuition Assurance Program

Future of Hawaii: Djou winning 2/3 of independents, young voters

Hawaii Family Forum: iVote to improve the future of Hawaii

Gov. Lingle releases $140M to build UH Cancer Center

Japanese Chamber of Commerce endorses Aiona-Finnegan

The Segregated Sisterhood of Neil Abercrombie and Nancie Caraway

Progressives busted on lies about Aiona’s Religion

 

Rep Coffman and Democrat Buckstead could face prosecution

Voters favor an appointed school board: The proposal has broad support, but undecided residents' blank votes could prevent its passage

GOP ad attacks Hanabusa's corruption

Abercrombie Raises Twice As Much As Aiona

SA: Candidates to keep us moving

2012: Lingle vs Case or Hannemann

HD11:  Molester’s ally Bertram whines about “old news”

HD 12: Exposed by Rinaldi, Yamashita denies he’s party ‘puppet’

SD2: Incumbent Kokubun faces Hale for state Senate seat

Maui: Looser home business law sought

Kauai: County still eyeing 2% fuel tax to expand bus service

Honolulu Police Officers Charged In Overtime Abuse Case

Hawaii Medical Board Takes Action Against Three Doctors

Opportunity lost: HPR survives NPR fallout

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Sunday, October 24, 2010
October 24, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:34 PM :: 7125 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

Early Voting open Oct 19-30: Find your polling place

Aiona: "My opponent will cut programs or raise taxes”

Democrat media poll shows Aiona pulling 63% of Mufi Voters and 15% of Abercrombie voters

Hannemann: I’m on the taxi squad

Borreca: Leading Democrats here would be ideal job for Hannemann--except for the gays and the greens 

Abercrombie on DoE finances: Don’t ask, don’t tell 

Next governor will carry background into office 

Willoughby vs Hirono: Can’t think of anything they agree on  

 

NYT celebrates victory of eco-religion over football

 

NYT celebrates as Iwamoto and other surgically altered men run for offices nationwide

Vote for me, Schmucker says, I’m not a Democrat

Council candidates agree on fixing infrastructure

HMSA wants 14.8% boost in large employer group rates

Son's altercation leads state to evict disabled parents

'Hawaii is the guinea pig' (suckers)

Ag officials: Kona coffee facing quarantine

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Saturday, October 23, 2010
October 23, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:44 PM :: 7768 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

Early Voting open TODAY: Find your polling place

KITV Debate: Abercrombie can't name a single issue on which he differs with HSTA

New Poll: Djou winning 44%-35%

Aiona encouraged by 1,400 new construction jobs, will expedite projects worth $946M

REUTERS: Hawaii wind farm operator faces default risk

Coordinated campaign: Aiona campaign calls Democrats on “distraction”

Abercrombie, Hirono tried to impose gay marriage nationwide

Momentum: Djou outraises Hanabusa by $167,000 in six weeks

Aiona continues to hammer Abercrombie over DoE Audit

Case: Only 1/3 of my voters will back Hanabusa, will not direct his supporters to vote for her

Hanabusa, Djou spar over spending, senior programs

Cataluna afraid of who Abercrombie would appoint to BoE

Djou wants to hold the line on federal taxes and regulations

Former Prosecutor Carlisle Underscores Transparent, Corruption-Free Administration

Hawaii Dems file complaint against Aiona, GOP group

W. Maui candidates showcased at forum

Kauai Candidates ‘walk the walk,’ narrowing carbon footprints to honor goddess Gaia

Trojan Horse for gay agenda?  State Rep. Mizuno introducing anti-bullying bill

BOE votes to proceed with Kihei high school

County racks up $2M in OT: Despite furloughs, employees still getting time and a half

Quarter of state's food stamp recipients live on Big Island

Improvement in the job market drops the September rate to 6.3 percent

Kauai Plastic-bag-ban bill has some ‘murky’ provisions

Solar Failure: Mayor Wright housing residents want to be in hot water

Teams Work For Kahoolawe's Rebirth

Maehara, Clinton to reaffirm importance of alliance at Hawaii talks

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Thursday, October 21, 2010
October 21, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:21 PM :: 7413 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

Early Voting open TODAY: Find your polling place

Aiona: “My opponent has not said whether he will cut programs, raise taxes, or fail to deliver”

Ed Case: Appointed BoE “our most important vote”

FreedomWorks endorses Cam Cavasso for Senate

Hawaii Family Forum compares candidates for General Election

Hawaii Republican endorsements for County races, initiatives

NRO: GOP congressman Charles Djou hangs on in Hawaii

CD2 candidate Willoughby signs Death Tax repeal pledge

Debate: Hanabusa promises massive tax increase

Kauai Debate: Cut programs, raise taxes, or fail?

Memo to Obama: Calling voters stupid is not a winning strategy

 

Inflammatory religious video is disseminated by the Abercrombie camp

WHT retracts lie about HD6 GOP Candidate Becky Leau

While most Democrats duck and cover, Abercrombie, Hanabusa embrace the Obama disaster

Is Obama taking control of Hawaii Democratic machine from Inouye?

Schatz may make a run for governor in 2018

Gov., lt. gov. candidates debate on Kaua‘i

Puna race is like no other

Calvin Say’s CRG group sending out mailers in legislative races

Only charters gain students

Unions: Education's Kryptonite?

Drunk Driver Rep Riki Karimatsu hired by new Honolulu Prosecutor

Fired Deputy City Prosecutor hired by State Attorney general

Teens pressure candidates for No. 2

Web of Lies in Neighborhood Dispute

College Hill has a vacancy: UH president Greenwood won't live in the home

Mixed grade given for Hawaii's treatment of women in prison

Kahoolawe two decades after the last bombs

55% off Groupon floods Honolulu restaurant with 800 new customers

State's retail vacancy rate rose to 5.2% in third quarter

Hawaii's auto industry is facing an uphill battle

HELLCO hikes rates on Maui, Hawaii

Feds seek input on burial plan process

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Wednesday, October 20, 2010
October 20, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:34 PM :: 7152 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

Early Voting open TODAY: Find your polling place

Shapiro looks at Dan Inouye’s losing streak

 

Djou catches Hanabusa flatfooted on bipartisanship

Star Advertiser finally acknowledges that Abercrombie’s position on Appointed BoE was “inconsistent”

Star-Advertiser endorses transsexual BoE member for reelection

VIDEO: Hawaii governing philosophies clash at Kona forum

DANGER: Hooser looking for ‘opportunities to serve’ (Abercrombie’s DLNR) Chair)

Bob McDermott Declares for City Council

Conference will go on despite Abercrombie’s Hilton labor dispute

Mayor's inauguration set for Friday

Inouye: Hanabusa would win appropriations spot (no he didn’t, but the headline writer put the lie front and center anyway)

“We've had this same super majority in office for over 40 years. It's brought us the highest tax burden in the United States”

Kauai: $1 fine for attempted theft of single family home

Dole Middle School first in state to earn school distinction award

'Hawaii Five-0' traffic jam fobbed off on permit typo

$56M bond bill advances: More than half of money slated to go to West Hawaii

Vog gets thick, people get sick

ProPublica report lists Hawaii doctors getting drug company fees, resisting foreclosures, etc.

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Tuesday, October 19, 2010
October 19, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:29 PM :: 7528 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

Early Voting open TODAY: Find your polling place

Abercrombie becoming desperate, agitated

Kona Debate: Abercrombie flip-flops again on appointed school board

Obama has difficulty citing any Abercrombie accomplishments

Losing streak: Mufi, Kirk, Colleen, Dan?

Aiona, Abercrombie square off at Kealakehe High School

 

Alleged $40M Graverobber Waihee—exotic lifestyles, luxury automobiles and more

Hanabusa took pay raise while cutting DoE positions

Hawaii Democrats hope this isn't the year of 'change'

Cavasso says support is growing quickly

Illegal? BoE using DoE resources to campaign against its abolition

Djou out raises Hanabusa in September

Star-Advertiser joins Hanabusa’s whining about accurate photo

Abercrombie, Aiona to debate on Kauai TONIGHT

Hirono $368K, Willoughby $1,900

Political newcomers seek East Oahu HD 18 seat

Honolulu Mayor Peter Carlisle returns from D.C. after lobbying for rail funding

Maui News: Couch the pick for South Maui

Kauai Candidates debate ‘green’ priorities

Man's legal battle forces DHHL to lease ag lots

High On The Agenda:  Amend Spending Limit

Hawaii #1 “wanna move to” state for baby boomers

Democrats make pre-election pitch to bribe seniors

Abercrombie’s gay Local 5 threatens giant $40M Waikiki Convention

Bank of America to restart foreclosures in Hawaii

Teen gets life with parole for killing woman

Teacher raped, robbed at Wahiawa Elementary School

Teenager arrested for alleged assault of teacher

Movie: Gay lobby seeks to make school bullying a gay issue

Police net another ‘large-scale’ drug haul

 

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Monday, October 18, 2010
October 18, 2010 News read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:07 PM :: 5387 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

Early Voting open Oct 19-30: Find your polling place

Shock Poll: Inouye 53%, Cavasso 40%--Cavasso leads among Independents

VIDEO: Aiona pushes education reform after Abercrombie admits to opposing Audit, Appointed BoE

49 Hawaii Candidates Sign Taxpayer Protection Pledge

Hawaii Christian Coalition questions Abercrombie’s beliefs...on education and taxes

Abercrombie voted to reject 9-11 Commission Report

Roadmap to victory? Cavasso Surges, Inouye Lead shrinks by 23% in two weeks

VIDEO: Cam Cavasso’s Plan for Jobs and a 21st Century Economy

VIDEO: Hanabusa’s Spending Tsunami

DLNR seeks nominees for State Water Commission

Meet the Mad Hatter behind bogus Hawaii polls

Close Hawaii Governor’s Race biggest surprise of week 

 

Hawaii candidates for governor meet on Big Island

 

Abercrombie supporters won’t even let Mufi have a Council seat

Clean energy major issue in Hawaii gubernatorial race

Democrat candidate was part of Magaoay’s Pay for Play office

Journalists debunk National Democrats attack ads

Akaka “Optimistic” on Akaka Bill vote before Republican Wave saves Hawaii from Akaka Tribe

DoE Schools looking for kitty litter, buckets as toilet alternative 

Council Candidate Turbin hit over Vacation Rentals

Endangered native crow's population grows by 11

Utility airs plan to protect birds

Hawaii drivers will have several options when the new environmentally friendly cars arrive

Dump the Incumbent, Mr Kim Coco Iwamoto

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Friday, October 15, 2010
October 15, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:24 PM :: 7847 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

Poll: Majority of Voters Back Appointed Board of Education

Abercrombie comes out against appointed BoE

Abercrombie’s missing $190 million

Rasmussen: Aiona, Abercrombie statistically tied

Abercrombie Pays Off Campaign Supporters with Taxpayers Dollars

WSJ: Aloha Republicans?

Hawaii slipping from machine’s grasp? National media highlights Djou, Aiona

Djou: The future is not going to come from a bureaucrat

KITV interviews Djou: “I am the most bipartisan and independent member of Hawaii’s Congressional delegation”

Kauai’s Baptiste family endorses Aiona-Finnegan

NTU: Two measures on Hawaii ballot will increase tax burden

Smart Business Hawaii PAC releases endorsement list

Honolulu ranks 30th of top 200 US cities in job growth

Star-Advertiser lies about Abercrombie’s opposition to appointed BoE

Aiona rips Abercrombie on need for DoE Audit

Djou, Hanabusa to Hold Third Debate

Djou: Hanabusa’s supporters have nothing good to say about her

Aiona Camp Calls The Mainland Govs Ad 'Desperate'

HGEA money pours in to aid Hanabusa

West Hawaii’s Democrat rag attacks GOP candidate over funeral expenses

Abortionists campaign against Maul Senate candidate

Maui mayoral debate: Frustration with economy in the spotlight 

School board candidates vie to block state's reforms

Absentee ballot trend complicates campaigning

Foreclosure rate 'unreal' in Hawaii

Distressed properties account for 24% of all Kaua‘i RE sales

Aloun Farms owners get $192,000 returned

$1.7M penalty placed on the city for putting concrete in a waterway is "appropriate," the Department of Health says

“Calleen Hanabusa” Obama mispronounces

Waikiki Democrat Rep Brower keeps pushing for tent city disaster

Soon to be unemployed: BoE Chair Toguchi whines about “handful of critics”

Electrical Workers Taking Strike Vote: Both HECO, Union Say Strike Is Unlikely

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Wednesday, October 13, 2010
October 13, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:02 PM :: 4877 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

Merriman Robo Poll: Abercrombie, Aiona statistically tied

Hill Poll: Djou ahead 45-41

OHA debate Fact Check: Truth vs Abercrombie

Maui Hotel & Lodging Association Endorses Duke Aiona and Lynn Finnegan

Navy, Hunt Corp break promises to Save Ewa Dec 7 battlefield

Aiona Finnegan campaign unveils Policy Agenda for Native Hawaiian Issues

“Gall, spin, and breathtakingly misleading information”: Hanabusa on GM bailout debts

Leader Boehner Pledges Support to Secure Appropriations Seat for Charles Djou

Marc Hodges Endorses Alan Arakawa for Maui Mayor

How the Obama Tax Hikes Affect You

After 20 years in Congress, Abercrombie suddenly claims Hawaii not getting all the federal pork

Hanabusa has no response to facts presented in latest Djou ad

Candidates Reinforce Campaign Themes Face-To-Face

Shapiro: Few votes in primary show appointed BOE is necessary

GOP leader promises Djou key money post

WaPo: Hawaii 1st District Election 2010: Rep. Charles Djou takes on Colleen Hanabusa for reelection 

POLITICO: Could Djou defy odds?

CB busts Hanabusa: GM Has Paid Off Its Bailout Debt FALSE

Abercrombie, Schatz, Hanabusa Agree on socialist health ‘care’

Dooley: UH Agrees to Settle Lawsuit Involving Cancer Research Center Contract

Jacking up your electric rates critical to cutting oil dependence

SA: Don't skip Laie planning steps

Hawaii joins nationwide effort to address practices by mortgage loan servicers

IRS: 1,700 Hawaii nonprofits yet to file 990 forms

NHLC and Hokulia attackers lead charge against Hawaiian Homelands

Public funding labeled a 'success' by candidates

Viewpoint: Maui Council Nishiki’s personal loan from Dowling is a current issue; questions about it remain

Kauai Airport Embezzlement Case Widens

Young Brothers squeeze consumers to defend monopoly: PUC ruling could hike rates, force service reductions

 

 

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Tuesday, October 12, 2010
October 12, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:55 PM :: 6663 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

Abercrombie campaigns to shield DoE from Audit

Hawaii Chamber of Commerce backs Appointed BoE

Democrat Poll: Silent on Gubernatorial race, claims Djou slipping

Post primary “flood of support” for Aiona-Finnegan

Video: New Aiona-Finnegan TV commercial “Real solutions for all of Hawaii”

GLBT Democrats: “Abercrombie only candidate who will dismantle laws outlawing slavery”

Shock: former DoE Sup’t Hamamoto backs Appointed BoE

POLL: Hanabusa has slight lead over Djou

AFL-CIO targets Hawaii’s Djou

Fund Race: Aiona ahead of Abercrombie $402K to $237K

Office of Hawaiian Affairs Sponsors Live Gubernatorial Debate tonight

New Honolulu Mayor Carlisle Faces Looming Fiscal Storm

SA: Reclaim sidewalks for public

7 former inmates find hope in new program

“Secret” gambling report is no secret at all

3 months into fiscal year, Hawaii's general fund deposits down 13.9% or up 4% depending on how you look at it

Survey: Hawaii tourism continues to recover

Legislative panel begins inquiry into securities (just in time for elections)

Hawaii Airport Fire Chief is Short-Staffed

UH Students Celebrate Gay, Lesbian Coming Out Day

Last "English standard" class in Hawaii celebrates 50th high school class reunion

Geothermal holds vast potential for Hawaii

Kauai: Council to re-consider plastic bag ban

Hawaii launches RFID cold chain monitoring project

$5.67 million awarded in Maui McDonald's lawsuit

Kenoi bill headed back to ethics board

Apology to the Citizens of Manoa for Partisan Politics at Neighborhood Board

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Monday, October 11, 2010
October 11, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:38 PM :: 5499 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Neil Abercrombie's slavery problem

Aiona Video: Hawaii economy doesn't need more rhetoric

Kalihi: 2000 rally for Aiona Finnegan

Djou, volunteers adopt Mililani Waena School

Transformative Change Is Needed in Board of Education

Legislators: Abercrombie’s new energy authority “unwise”

Maui News: Abercrombie’s rejection of DoE Audit “startling”

Carlisle, Kaneshiro to be sworn into office Monday

Maui Council: Couch hammers developer owned Nishiki

Enriques' claims on website called into question

Carvalho finally gets around to endorsing Abercrombie

Isle GOP hopes voters will restore balance

KITV: Human trafficking Victims blackballed, Seitz grabs for their restitution money

State tests raise bar for students to augment failure rates, rake in bucks

Local Fishermen Fear Ahi Cap Will Jeopardize Businesses

Hawaii Media council still ‘concerned’ about HNN merger

SA: Help Hawaii teens stay healthy

Democrat poll details how to manipulate abortion, apathy  

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Sunday, October 10, 2010
October 10, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:30 PM :: 6752 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

Full Text: Aiona campaign releases Agenda for Justice

WaPo: Spineless Congress’ school funding boondoggle looted food stamps to boost teachers’ union

Djou running better than 1/3 of Congressional Dems

Wooley supporter Ian Lind attacks Fale over deployment

Aiona in better position than Hirono in ‘02

As LG, Finnegan would advocate for Charter Schools

AP claims continuation of tax cuts will increase debt

Carlisle will hit the ground running

SA: Keep corporate contributors at bay in Hawaii elections (but not unions and eco-lawyers)

Rigid Rules, Weak Commitment Hurt Local Farming

Fishermen concerned about ocean access

Hawaii County blows through $9M on still-unopened recycling center

Hawaiian Superferries sell for $25 million each

HMSA Cracks Down On Colonoscopy Anesthesia

SA: City weak on Waikiki planning

Kalapa: Helping the poor help themselves

Man Accused Of Human Trafficking Allowed Bail: Israeli Citizen Must Remain In Honolulu Halfway House

Advocates for sex trafficking victims call for safe house in Hawaii

Sentencing delayed in child porn case

Maui Council: Hopefuls spar on familiar themes, generate sparks

Kauai Charter amendments:  Questionable

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Saturday, October 09, 2010
October 9, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:32 PM :: 7646 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development, World News, Hawaii History

Aiona: US unemployment numbers undermine availability of federal dollars

VIDEO: Gov Palin jumps into Hawaii races, endorses Henderson, Willoughby

VIDEO: Djou releases new advert, hits Hanabusa over residency

Djou: Adopt a School Mililani Waena Oct 10th

Manoa Liberals block Eagle Scout from Neighborhood Board

GOP movers insulted: Hanabusa rejects “gesture of goodwill”

Maui Chamber of Commerce Endorses Alan Arakawa for Mayor

Lingle honors top State employees

WaPo: Djou moves up 15 places

Desperate Abercrombie to HGEA: “You don’t have to like me” primary campaign "wasn't some sort of triumph over you.”

Absentee ballots mailed out

Aiona: Gov. Lingle and her committee gave too much

Oops! Willoughby forgets meeting with PBN

Judge allows contribution to issue-based campaign

Liberal hypocrites angered by prison being converted to school

Rape Victim Plans To Sue State Hospital: Suspect Was Discharged Despite Psychotic Symptoms

Naeole-Beason faces ethics charges: Puna councilwoman accused of using county staff to work on campaign

Acting mayor Caldwell leaves city hall

Bill to get homeless off sidewalks looms

KITV: Two More HPD Officers Arrested For Domestic Abuse

Alan Pflueger pleads not guilty to tax fraud Friday

US nuclear weapons have kept S Korea free for 60 years

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Thursday, October 07, 2010
October 8, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:52 PM :: 8999 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

Rep Jessica Wooley admits her van involved in thefts of campaign signs, blames volunteers

Abercrombie: Brian Schatz would control which nonprofits get federal funds

WaTimes: GOP lawmaker may hold onto Hawaii seat

Nat’l Federation of Independent Business endorses Djou

Djou wins endorsement of Trust in Small Business PAC

Maui Chamber of Commerce backs Aiona-Finnegan

Mike Molina Endorses Alan Arakawa for Maui Mayor

2010 Nobel Peace Prize recipient argued with UH Manoa perfessers

Abercrombie plans to ‘add positions’, make government more powerful, says DoE isn’t broken 

Abercrombie wants No. 2 job to have more heft, in spite of being stuck with Schatz

GOP's Charles Djou Fending Off Democrat Colleen Hanabusa

Republicans Offer To Help Hanabusa Move

Two constitutional amendments on ballot

Negative political ads a risky tactic

8,000 pot heads in Hawaii, 4,665 on Big island

Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union gave Million dollar bonuses to execs

Public disclosure of rail contract poses early test for incoming Mayor Carlisle’s administration as Hokulia crowd turns to attack

 Bedbugs in Hawaii (thank an environmentalist)

Waianae School Bullying Complaint Filed With Feds

Shapiro: Vagrant rights trump safe sidewalk passage

Office of Hawaiian Affairs: Writ or Wrong

HMSA plays hardball in hospital negotiations

Attempt to reject Kula Ridge affordable housing development fails

The rezoning of Laie land pits a desire for jobs against infrastructure worries

Some Chinese Leaders Say They'll Continue Fireworks Tradition Despite Ban

Locally Caught Ahi Limit Nears (thank an environmentalist)

Where's pharma settlement money going?

How Many Print Reporters are Left in Honolulu?

Kauai Council candidates weigh in on economy, safety, transparency

Teachers create a new generation of voters

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Thursday, October 07, 2010
October 7, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:30 PM :: 5260 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

Maui Gubernatorial Debate: Myth vs Fact

Djou: “Our internal polls show us with a narrow lead”

KOS Poll UPDATE: Aiona, Abercrombie statistically tied

Sol Kaho'ohalahala Endorses Alan Arakawa for Maui Mayor

Rep. Djou to name Irene Anzai as “angel in adoption”

VIDEO: Hanabusa claims she plans to leave Ko Olina for First CD

Abercrombie pledges to protect criminals at DoE from Audit

Abercrombie pledges to create ANOTHER State department, let drug criminals off easy

Restaurant Association Backs Aiona: Group Makes Its First Political Endorsement

CB: Duke Compares Plans, Neil Plans For Plan

KITV’s Denby Fawcett spins it for Hanabusa, fails

School board debate draws small crowd

Only 53% approve of Obamunism in Hawaii

Prosecutors withdraw extended sentencing request for teen who murdered neighbor

Feds Threaten To Take Over Workplace Safety

Culture clash as Honolulu's partial fireworks ban passes

BIW profiles Fred Blas Hawaii Council - Puna

Kau Councilman Guy Enriques is courting the media

State ID cards valid for flying but not after May, 2011

Sandwich Isles wins partial victory from FCC in cable dispute

Drug companies to pay $82M to settle Hawaii suits

HUD to help more struggling homeowners in Hawaii

Hawaiian Electric Co. to offer lower rates for recharging electric cars

Hero pilot of United Flight 811 dies at age 81

American Samoa signs new deal with major tuna supplier

Down to Earth promotes Non-GMO food labels

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Tuesday, October 05, 2010
October 5, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:31 PM :: 7089 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

KOS Poll: Aiona, Abercrombie tied with 48% of the vote

In major interview published today, Inouye ignores Abercrombie

Aiona Finnegan announce affordable housing plan (Full Text)

Aiona hits “arrogant” Abercrombie as polls tighten

Hanabusa meant only that there is no waste in STATE government

Star-Advertiser panics as Christians prepare to vote

Akaka Bill Still Alive?

Risks shroud births in isles

Roth: Appointed school board would help accountability

Retired car dealer James Pflueger pleads not guilty to tax fraud

Isles see California welfare spending

Feds: 2 Hawaii groups join reinsurance program

SA: Protect safety net from abuse

KPD: No connection between Jackson, Westside murders

Ooma hearing carries on

Samoa: Wage Delay Law Shows Faleomavaega Weakness

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Monday, October 04, 2010
October 4, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 11:23 AM :: 4990 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Abercrombie pledges to add another State department to oversee your children

Djou opposes income all tax hikes, Hanabusa doesn’t

Leau campaigns on DOE audit promise (HD6 Kona)

Abercrombie’s tech industry boss still whining because Lingle vetoed fuel tax hike

Rich politically connected Manoa liberals avoiding property taxes

Urban Zones Proposed to Keep Sidewalks Clear of Homeless

Kauai Planning Department seeks ability to fine

Progressives obsess over flu shot

Behind lucrative deals, a disconnect

19 Charter Amendments on this year’s Hawaii County ballot

American Samoa governor off to Hawaii in bid to seal cannery deal

HELCO seeks developers for Kahe Valley “clean” energy projects

Family fights disabled son's deportation

State proposes land purchase for Kalaeloa Harbor expansion

Captive audience: A look at Hawaii’s Con Air

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Wednesday, September 29, 2010
September 29, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:03 PM :: 5978 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

VIDEO: Abercrombie voted for bonuses for Wall Street Execs

Duke and Lynn Team Up Online

Djou introduces legislation requiring community hearings on neighborhood half-way houses

Randy Piltz Endorses Alan Arakawa for Mayor

Willoughby vs Hirono: “A choice between higher taxes and lower taxes”

CB: Aiona Shines at Energy Expo

Hawaii GOP Targets 15 key Districts After Primary

GOP ad campaign backs Aiona

SA: Elections office breathes easier

Justice eludes Hawaiians, OHA study says

Officer's arrest third for HPD this month

As predictable as sunrise, anti-developments activist disrupt Haleiwa hotel meeting

Young Brothers will appeal PUC's interim approval for Pasha Hawaii Transport Lines

Maui Council Candidate Ellie Cochran ‘not proud’ of her criminal past 

CEO resigns Kona Hospital

Laupahoehoe charter school enters final stretch

ONE YEAR LATER: American Samoa works to improve tsunami warning system

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Tuesday, September 28, 2010
September 28, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:43 PM :: 6817 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

Rothenberg: Democratic poll shows Djou ahead by double digits

CB: Duke 'n Lynn Firing on All Pistons

SA: Aiona’s proposed four-day workweek worth exploring

SA: Democratic-backed anti-Djou commercial's claim does not add up on closer examination

CB: Obama Backs Hanabusa, but GOP Not Scared

The Rundown (post-primary)

Pamela Young: Top BoE vote-getter

Visitor spending up 18%: Hotel occupancy rose by more than 10 percentage points in July

U.S. officials threaten to temporarily take over the state's enforcement of workplace safety

City Council to Homeless: Get Off Our Sidewalks!

Kaua‘i firemen caught fishing off Ni‘ihau in fireboat

Abandoned for 13 years, Hilo housing project stumbles again

Commemorations will mark the anniversary of a tsunami that raked the Pacific islands

Shapiro: The feds have a place in our schools

Jeremy Harris is long gone but his unsold books live on

Obama tells questioner he's 'Christian by choice'

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Sunday, September 26, 2010
September 26, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:43 PM :: 5327 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Aiona accepts eight debate invitations, Abercrombie REJECTS two

Abercrombie and Aiona agree to 2 TV debates, Abercrombie rejects two

Aiona, Finnegan to hold voter meeting in Mililani

Abercrombie admits his education reform proposals based on failed Act 51 disaster

Omidyar’s Kanu Hawaii claims not to be an Abercrombie group

More Omidyar propaganda: Slavery or fertile fields?

Obama e-mail urges support for Hanabusa for Congress

Democrat Borreca still bitter because Manoa liberal Caldwell is unemployed

John Willoughby Answers 10 Questions From Civil Beat

Hannemann’s Landslide Loss Calls For Re-evaluation of Honolulu’s $5.5 Billion Fixed-Rail Project and Openness

Another Energy Audit Criticizes 'Lethargic' Stimulus Spending

Drug suit could net millions for state: State lawyers want the settlements revealed after reaching a deal with the last defendant

Protesters rally against planned hotel in Haleiwa

County Council again delays ethics reform

Risky fish?

State removing people, ungulates, dangerous rocks from Kalalau

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Saturday, September 25, 2010
September 25, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:08 PM :: 7772 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

Hawaii Family Forum: Did we miss an opportunity?

Rep Karl Rhoads, Oahu Co Democrats try to knock Iraq War Vet off HD 28 ballot

HUD: All Hawaii Federally funded construction projects jeopardized by override of Lingle’s veto

Best for Guard, Reserve: State of Hawaii receives DoD Freedom Award

Hawaii Muslims cancel big September 11 feast, move it to September 11 Julian instead

Aiona has gubernatorial race to himself as foe vanishes 

Abercrombie leaves isles for five days and counting

Duke Aiona accepts two debate invitations, says Abercrombie is stonewalling

Democrat Party officials dispute Iraq War Veteran's candidate eligibility

HUD flags local-hire laws: Housing officials back Lingle's position, but one measure already excludes federal work

Oahu's Muslim Community puts shoes to infidel children

Public financing of Big Island campaigns helps incumbents

Rep. Herkes requests Attorney General review of Hawaii Health System Corporation Loan to Alii Health Center

A Decade of Dispute: Molokai Veterans Go to Federal Court, sue Tavares

Homeless murder self-defense ruling baffles victim's sister

Major pot grower gets 2 months: 80 plants, 6.9 pounds of marijuana found at home

Nakamura surprises self with council showing

Catholophobes block construction of monastery 

Third isle wind farm proposed: The newly formed Kawailoa LLC plans to build up to 43 turbines on the North Shore

Utah egg farm sued slavery contractor on behalf of workers, meanwhile Hawaii eco-farms say ‘not our problem’

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Friday, September 24, 2010
September 24, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:54 PM :: 6831 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

Forum: Elected or Appointed Board of Education - What is the Best Choice?

Full Text: Aiona, Finnegan unveil energy, environment, agriculture plans

Panos: Kiewit rail construction is unpermitted

VIDEO: New Djou ad rebuts “rattled” National Democrats

Djou makes “Pledge to America”

Djou votes against $14,457,000,000 in new taxes

Hawaii Christian Coalition compares candidates for General Election

New York, Hawaii Top Earners Face Highest Tax Under Obama Plan, Study Says

Aiona sees jobs in energy

Inouye demands $4 TRILLION in new taxes

GOP 'Pledge' makes closing argument to voters

Civil Beat’s Omidyar gives $750,000 to Abercrombie group

KHON2 camera covered with Abercrombie sticker

Hirono votes $14.5 Billion in new taxes, Djou rejects

Ewa Beach website exposes Cabanilla, Espero, Bradshaw 

Cabanilla’s ad may have violated military law

Rape, stabbings, attempted murder as Homelessness Industry keeps homeless on streets out of shelter

SA: Give fireworks ban a chance to make you forget Independence Day just a little

Invasive, hoofed animals fall into policy gap

UH System enrollment tops 60,000

Kyoya Tower Opposed By Environmentalists

KITV: Developer Eyes City Park Land For Haleiwa Hotel

Hawaii County, firm in mediation over asphalt deal

Taxpayers fund eco-scammers retaking Kau council seat

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Thursday, September 23, 2010
September 23, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:21 PM :: 5650 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Gubernatorial Debates? Abercrombie says “It’s not my job”

Shapiro tells Hawaii media how to spin debate story

Nov 2: Focus on kids--abolish the current BoE

Aiona/Finnegan campaign releases transportation and health plans

VIDEO: New RGA ad highlights Aiona’s education plan

CNBC VIDEO: Djou on Summers’ resignation, House GOP policy agenda

Full Text: House Republican Caucus "Pledge to America"

Fred Rohlfing’s Island Son Presents an Alternative View of Hawaii Politics

Woodward: Obama at odds with military commanders

Aiona: No new taxes

Aiona pushes 4-day week for the state

KHON: Aiona: Abercrombie ducking debate challenge

Media begins negotiating debate format

Ian Lind echoes Shapiro on how to spin Aiona’s Debate challenge

Boylan: “It’s the most chaotic election we’ve ever had.”

Case: Don’t underestimate Aiona, Abercrombie got 15% GOP crossovers

Adrienne King endorses Aiona/Finnegan ticket

Carlisle to bring ex-aide to City Hall: The mayor-elect says he will nominate his prosecutor's office deputy as managing director

CB: Mazie Hirono Against John Who? In 2nd Congressional District

SA: Protect Hawaii health care law from Obamacare

Hawaii collects more than $100M in back taxes

TIME: Paradise Paradox: Why Life in Hawaii Leads to Early Death

Hawaii Gains Maximum Welfare Funding

CBS News plugs Hawaii 5-0 coast to coast

NLRB rejects complaints against Times

NCQA: Kaiser Permanente is Hawaii's highest-rated health plan

Hawaiian Telcom passes last regulatory hurdle to exit bankruptcy

Tech-firm CEO charged with girl's sexual assault

Lanai Solar Farm Says Mahalo For Upgrade

Council passes fireworks limits

Council Passes Relief In Property Tax Mix-Up

Kauai: Green vigilantes scour island 

Enriques breaks silence to media

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Wednesday, September 22, 2010
September 22, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:03 PM :: 5431 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Gubernatorial Debates? Abercrombie says “It’s not my job”

Hanohano: Abercrombie is ducking debate challenge

CNBC VIDEO: Djou on Summers’ resignation, House GOP policy agenda

Aiona presses Abercrombie: Dem accused of ducking debates

Volcanic Ash: Abercrombie's passion, energy and focus aid in election victory

Hawaii gov. candidates begin fall campaign short on funding

True Djou: "I Have Never Voted For a Tax Increase"

Hawaii-based eBay founder won't endorse Whitman for governor

Obama's policies drag down Democratic governors

Honolulu mayoral transition off to a bumpy start

Molokai veterans sue Tavares over ‘threats’

Former state labor inspector indicted on identity theft charges

Fireworks bill: Council set to vote Wednesday

Council delays action on ethics reform: Mayor Kenoi's proposal seen as too stringent

Construction project aims to revitalize Big Island

Non-profits could lose tax exempt status (Thanks, Obama)

Shapiro: Has the train to nowhere reached its destination?

Construction jobs resurgent at Honolulu job fair

Rep. Mark Takai hosts rare D.C. fundraiser

Navy opposes changes to 90-year-old shipping law

Pacifists defeat ultra pacifists -- knotted gun to be displayed

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Tuesday, September 21, 2010
September 21, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:43 PM :: 10655 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development, World News, Hawaii History

Debates: Aiona’s Open letter to Abercrombie “All you have to do is say ‘yes’.”

Djou to hold telephone talk-story with constituents

Senate’s only Republican Akaka Bill backer to be stripped of seniority, positions

NYT: In an Ugly Human-Trafficking Case, Hawaii Forgets Itself

Aiona prods Abercrombie to accept his debate plan 

Republicans woo Hannemann voters

Duke vs. Neil: Compare and Decide

Republican crossovers picked weaker Democrat Abercrombie?

Mix of stalwarts and young guns brought Abercrombie success

Carlisle Prepares For Mayoral Transition

Hawaii's next governor won't have much money to play with

Carlisle vs Oshiro over TAT?

Ambition Narcissism Leads to Hawaii Political Turnover

Keeping Up With the Congressionals

Howie Dean’s Democracy For America Backs Hanabusa

Wharton Wishes Willoughby Success in 2010 General Election

Pasha gets PUC approval for interisland shipping

Hawaii's personal income up 0.8% in 2Q

Kaneshiro to reshape crime office

Researcher: Meth decline not linked to campaign

Kaneohe Murder-Suicide Suspect Had 18 prior convictions

Queerty:  IRS: Hawaii Family Forum Must Pay Tax Penalties For Being a Lobbying Group In Disguise

Incest: Bringing Out The Conservative In Everybody

Bedbugs are back in Hawaii  (Thank an environmentalist)

Genetically modified coffee company in Hawaii sold

North Korea To Name New Leadership

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Monday, September 20, 2010
September 20, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:50 PM :: 6616 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Duke Aiona challenges Abercrombie to six debates

Republican legislative candidates unite behind action plan

“Voters have spoken: The status quo in Hawaii and in Congress is unacceptable and they want change” – Djou

VIDEO: Djou releases new ad “Making a difference” 

Star Advertiser endorses Aiona’s Debate challenge

Duke Aiona: "The issues ... are too important to have them discussed in the manner I have seen done in the primary."

Hawaii Republicans Unveil 2011 Action Plan

Mufi + Neil = Love?

Abercrombie lovin’ Shapiro suggests (hopes?) GOP should continue where Hannemann left off 

Democrat Borreca: Abercrombie easily slips into bombast

Carlisle cites city finances as top priority

Tavares threatens veterans with retaliation: Molokai vets file suit over planned center

HELL-CO to grab for your “Green”-- electric rate hikes coming thanks to the environmentalists

Concerned citizens Professional activists tour shrimp farm

Senate Panel Approves $218 Million for Defense Projects in Hawaii

UH ties funding request to goals

Apathy In Board Of Ed Elections

Pilago wins North Kona council seat outright

Naeole-Beason Denies Ethics Charges by dope lobby activist 

Third Party and Non-Partisan results

Primary Wrap Up Analysis articles:

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Sunday, September 19, 2010
September 19, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:55 PM :: 7126 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Primary Election Results—THIRD READ

Kaauwai congratulates Aiona-Finnegan

Democrat team: Abercrombie, Schatz, and Larry Mehau

Neil Abercrombie 2009: A year of corruption

"We don't want Abercrombie"

Voters voted against Hannemann, not in favor of Abercrombie

Aiona plans to concentrate on economic recovery and job creation

Omidyar’s Kanu Hawaii scammers key to Abercrombie victory ($100/barrel oil anybody?)

ILind: Mufi got smoked

Oshiro beats Okino in closely watched Hawaii House race

Turnout Drops to 40.9% vs 42.35% in the 2006 Gubernatorial primary

Carlisle Wins Honolulu Mayor's Race

Wrap-up articles on individual races

Voting machines malfunction as confused voters cast spoiled ballots on election day

SA: Politicians must stem isles' rising poverty rate

With China's largest carrier, Hainan Airlines, yet to take to island skies, the state is looking for other carriers to begin service to Hawaii

Chinatown raids: HPD's gambling sweeps yielded cash, surveillance equipment and gaming machines, but no arrests

Kona Hospital Foundation leader indicted for forgery

Academy plans cut military activity

Sending a meth message, does it work?

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Thursday, September 16, 2010
September 16, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:01 PM :: 6849 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Pay to Play: Hawaii faces constitutional challenge

Djou: Most independent, bipartisan member of Hawaii delegation

Aiona: My Appointed BoE would make Audit a top priority

Prevedouros: Case, Carlisle panic

GOP: Ed Case repeats losing three-way Special Election strategy

Mayoral race: Ed Case appeals for crossover votes

Carpenter: “I don’t think it ever gets healed over” between Hannemann, Abercrombie 

Inouye: Abercrombie is a stranger -- Abercrombie: “same kind of result as 1986”

Pfluegers, Others Indicted In Tax Fraud Case (hid assets during Kaloko case)

Hawaii students improve SAT scores as fewer DoE students participate

BOE to vote on Molokai school consolidation

UHPA burns $305K mostly to back Abercrombie, HSTA ‘s PAC broke

Sen. Slom: Vote for Panos the Engineer

Hannemann rolls the dice on GOP appeal

City Council will vote on a measure to restore residential rates for 247 homeowners

Some Hawaii Kai voters still lacking corrected mail-in ballots

Money flows to House, Senate incumbents

Foreclosures hit all-time high—Hawaii 10th in nation

Reports of gunfire in Chinatown uncover (well-known) suspected illegal gaming operation

Honolulu police officer arrested on suspicion of shoplifting

Hilton Hawaiian Village's 1,400 workers vote 'yes' to strike

Hawaiian Telcom plan gets FCC approval

Hawaii Beach Case Appealed to U.S. Supreme Court

UH aims to raise cap on nonresidents

Hokulia bypass bond in hands of shuttered insurer

Hawaii State Department Recognized for Being Energy-Efficient

Hemmings' wife gets probation

HCC plan to erect a 'knotted gun' statue questioned

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Wednesday, September 15, 2010
September 15, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:48 PM :: 5742 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

VIDEO: National Democrats criticize Djou for voting against $40B tax hike

Hannemann’s property tax hike forces eviction of Kalihi non-profits

VIDEO: Hanabusa “can’t say no”

New Study Finds Positive Return on Investment for States that Invest in Quit Smoking Treatments

Waikoloa Workforce Housing CEO: How Hawaii County officials sabotaged affordable housing project

Lingle nominates Scheuer to head DLNR water resources

Lingle calls on Republicans to cast GOP ballots

Abercrombie pushes for gambling, gay marriage

UPW Members protest their leadership again

Cayetano, Roth Support Appointed School Board: Say It Would Make School Leaders More Accountable

HSTA, HGEA squabble over which insolvent health plan to save

Mark Recktenwald sworn in as Hawaii chief justice

Alexander & Baldwin seeks approval on a 2,500-home project outside Kahului

Gay-Atheist Democrats demand Okino Expulsion

Mufi Group says Lingle is stalling rail

Caldwell tries to pretend he is not Hannemann

Theft, rape cases jump in isles

Shapiro: Neil Abercrombie = Jack Burns

Democrats 90% solution

Cayetano to Lingle: Check Rail EIS carefully before signing 

Number of absentee voters increasing

Civil Beat Shares Hawaii Legislature Salaries

FAA to cover cost of Lihue Airport expansion

What "The 25 Most Expensive Homes" Reveal About the U.S. Economy

Company offers plan to install free solar panels in isle homes

Interest Groups squabble over endorsements:

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Tuesday, September 14, 2010
September 14, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:57 PM :: 8143 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

Video: Duke Aiona launches first TV ad

Lingle: “Rail EIS is not on my desk as some have incorrectly stated”

Jerry Burris: “Abercrombie is one of just a handful of members of Congress who do not declare a religious affiliation”

Confirmed: Neil Abercrombie does not claim to be Episcopalian

Which kills more: ideology or religion?

Crichton: Environmentalism is a religion

VIDEO: Ground Zero Mosque leader “9-11 truthers are conducting the most exalted jihad."

Hawaii Democratic Convention renews call for closed primary

Hawaii AARP releases Voter guide

Hannemann to Abercrombie: I admit I will raise the GE Tax, when will you admit it?

Hannemann Seeks Non-Democrat Voters

Inouye's coyness promoting confusion

Takamines, longtime legislators, differ with the ILWU over Dem Nomination 

ACT 221 Scammers target Rep. Issac Choy

City prosecutor hopefuls lay out visions 1 last time

Shapiro: A taxing connection for Caldwell

Economy is top issue in packed Maui mayoral race

State Auditor doing her part for the DoE/BoE/HSTA: DOE Management Audit Would Overwhelm Her Staff

VEBA: HSTA files lawsuit against Lingle

BOE names Kathryn Matayoshi as superintendent

CB: Island Values flyer is inflammatory but accurate

SA: None of the 14 Hawaii farms (such as my son’s ML&P) are accused of doing anything wrong

Trapped With a Dying Dog: Understanding Human Trafficking, on a Smaller Scale

Review discovers campaign violations by Hawaii County Council members

Kauai Shrimp farm meeting spurs public interest

Kauai electric utility wins approval for rate hike

Quarantine possible to contain coffee berry borer pest

Suspect in 1996 Waikiki Gay Sex Tourism murder provides writing samples

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Monday, September 13, 2010
September 13, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:06 PM :: 7497 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Star-Advertiser & Abercrombie sing duet on Religion: Only we the elite may draw lines between right and wrong

Inouye part of triumvirate responsible for 15.7% of US transportation pork

“Islam Day”, HB444 promoters fund lying “Abercrombie is an Episcopalian” radio ad

Civil Beat Poll: Voters Don't Want Lawmakers to Bring Back Civil Unions Bill

ILind: Kirk Caldwell’s “hidden home” gets huge tax break

Hannemann advertisement implies key endorsements

SA: Don't lose your right to vote

Democrats: Rules made for ignoring II 

Pay-to-Play: Hawaii faces constitutional challenge

Duke Aiona Hosts ‘Ohana Event and 9/11 Remembrance

Honolulu Prosecutor candidate appeals to fight fans

VIDEO: Tea Party remembers 9/11 in Hilo

Rod Tam Responds To Criminal Investigations

Stephens Media is Suing Bloggers

Hannemann: Honolulu Civil Beat Poll Showing Him Behind in Gubernatorial Race is Faulty

Partisans fight over “Progressive Democrats” label

Akaka Bill — Series of 3 Lectures Cover 3 Points of View

American Samoa voters may amend constitution

Local farms in labor bind: Agriculture relies on foreign workers, but the firms that supply them face scrutiny

War on coffee pest begins this week

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Saturday, September 11, 2010
September 11, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:21 PM :: 5199 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Hawaii Muslims cancel big September 11 feast, move it to September 11 Julian instead

Lingle: September 11, 2010 is Patriot Day and Day of Service and Remembrance in Hawaii

Djou: “Out of the ashes, American courage and charity emerged”

Hawaii GOP: Let Democrats sort out their own races

Hawai`i Free Press readership grows 74%

500 soldiers gather at Fort Shafter to observe the attacks' ninth anniversary

Hanabusa Commercial “may not be the best”, Democratic leadership “wasn’t satisfied”

Abercrombie campaigners sentences for Governor’s office sit-in

Civil Beat Robo-Poll says 30% of conservatives support hippie from Buffalo

Hannemann camp questions validity of poll

Abercrombie: “I’m not pandering”

Unions having hard time speaking with single voice

Hawaii Holds First Higher Education Summit

Gay-Atheist Democrats threaten Okino with expulsion

Slaves worked at A&B too: Kaua‘i Coffee linked to human-trafficking lawsuit 

Kulani: State panel approves Youth Challenge Academy but not National Guard training

North Hawaii hospital CEO White quits; second to step down in 2 years

Coffee berry borer: How did it get here? What are its potential impacts?

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Friday, September 10, 2010
September 10, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:08 PM :: 8144 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

LA Times: Djou, youthful leaders reshaping Hawaii GOP

Hanabusa: What we see...

Rep Djou job fair draws 600 job seekers

NRCC moves to preempt National Democrats’ false ad

GOP: Hanabusa videotaped campaigning inside polling place limits

Highest suicide rate in US: Hawaii DoE highschoolers

Lingle on Furloughs: “Circuit Court should never have issued the injunction”

Aiona: Lower revenue projection requires “state to spend within its means”

Cam Cavasso Senate campaign wins Okino endorsement, national attention

Djou: Relieved over release of South Korean fishermen

Honolulu Retreat: Healing the pain of abortion 

CB/Merriman Poll:  Abercrombie 48% to Hannemann 31%

Transsexual BoE member gives $6000 to Abercrombie

ML&P, ILWU make excuses about the slavery in their midst 

Discovery of invasive beetle threatens Kona coffee embargo

Sierra Club launches www.MufisMess.com

Judge: Military's Ban On Gays Is Unconstitutional

CB’s Chad Blair complains that Hawaii politics is not Godless

School Furlough Protesters To Be Sentenced Friday

Djou Hosts Job Fair, Says He's Seeking Work Too

State GOP files complaint against Hanabusa

HGEA Letter Addresses Hannemann Endorsement: Union Leader Says Dissension Is Media Creation

Shapiro: HVCA, HCVA, VCAH: Where’s my Excedrin?

Ad slamming Abercrombie funded by five Hawaii residents

A-1 A-lectrician tied to Island Values commercial

Outdoor Circle calls Republican signs “hideous”

Infrastructure Management Group wins rail contract

City scoops land for Honouliuli sewage treatment plant expansion

Survey: Hawaii has 4,881 time-share units in the works

Hawaii human trafficking guilty plea rejected

Military engineers to upgrade Micronesian Health Facilities

Kauai County admits to violating federal law by killing birds due to lighting at facilities

Maui County’s high suicide rate draws action

Federal dollars sought for isle

School photographer found not guilty in sex assault case

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Thursday, September 09, 2010
September 9, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:56 PM :: 4760 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Smart Business Hawaii PAC endorses Carroll for Governor, King for LG

Ka’auwai: “If Hanabusa won’t be voting for herself, why should anyone else?”

Haha’ione Elementary site of Townhall meeting on proposed appointed School Board

Need a job? 50 employers to attend Rep Djou’s job fair

Maui TEA Party releases list of approved candidates

UPDATE: Schatz, Hirono, Hannemann, others ineligible for Democratic Party support

UPDATE: Hilo, Kona, Maui events to mark September 11 attacks 

SA: Aiona sees danger if Hawaii returns to one-party rule

Moneyed Hippie stays broke: Abercrombie raises most money, burns it

Candidates submit final money tally before primary

State supreme court: blocking furloughs was premature

Shapiro: Democrats: Rules made for ignoring?

Thai workers describe being lured into slavery in U.S.

'Transparency' applies to rail

Alternet: Mufi IS less moral

Hawaii Islam Day leader speaks out against Koran burning

Missile programme raises concern in Hawaii (Anti-Americans begin campaign)

Release of refunds leads to 22% drop in Hawaii's August tax collections

Hawaii hotel tax revenue jumps 25%

Bored of ed?

Regulators guarantee Hawaiian utility’s ‘green’ profit

Coffee parasite discovered in Kona

University of Hawaii presents state's first-ever higher education summit

Cert Petition In Hawaii Beach Takings Case: Is The Right To Accretion A "Property" Interest?

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Wednesday, September 08, 2010
September 8, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:36 PM :: 10685 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, Hawaii History

Will Obamacare kill HHSC?

Gov Lingle appoints Figuera and Kouchi to Senate

Small Modular Reactors: Creating Energy Independence for Hawaii

VIDEO: Rep. Djou hosting job fair with 40 employers Thursday

DoE high schoolers have nation’s highest suicide rate

Mufi promises to “discuss possibility of increasing GE Tax” Star-Advertiser lies about it

Panicked desperate national Democrats, unions pour money into Hanabusa campaign

CB: Aiona did build Hawaii drug Court system

RNC chair Steele hopes to rally Hawaii Republicans with visit

SA Hypocrites: Stop using religion to divide (repeats Abercrombie Episcopal lie)

Abercrombie Slams Hannemann For Using Religion To Divide: In New Ad, Christians Urged to Vote Hannemann, Not Aiona

Shapiro: Hannemann's tactics ungodly

SA Profiles Hannemann, leaves out arrest, MMLG

Abercrombie: Vote early before you find out the truth about me

Complete list of Consolidated polling stations 

Honolulu Magazine: Trains Kill Buses

City: "Idiot" version for rail EIS is award-winning

HHS regional director Schultz visits Hilo Medical Center and talks reform

AP: Hawaii brothers guilty of ill-treating Thai workers

NYT: Forced Labor

The Nation: Federal Indictments in Human Trafficking Scheme

Lingle fills vacant senate seats

 

Education Week provides the arguments HSTA will be using to neuter RTTT even more

Honolulu inflation rises 2.5%: Gas and electricity increases are cited for the jump from the first half of 2009

Hawaiian Airlines' traffic jumps 5.5%

Lehman Estate Files to Foreclose on Ritz Kapalua

Rush Limbaugh, The Haney Project and Hawaii

Old Farmer's Almanac: Global cooling to continue

More Candidate Profiles: Meet your Kauai County Council candidates

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Saturday, September 04, 2010
September 4, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:28 PM :: 7637 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Early Voting sites open now across state

Cardines: “Improve the future of Hawaii’s families by voting”

Adrienne King’s pro-life conversion

Aiona: Hawaii’s economic recovery being slowed at federal level

Aiona: Democrats ‘two peas in a pod’

Arakaki: Abercrombie is not for Christians

Hannemann’s Venture Capitalist Splinter cell

Honolulu Mayoral Candidate Caldwell Launches Negative Ad

Quitting erodes public trust (Ko Olina’s Apo management reshuffle)

KITV: Judge Dismisses DUI Charges Amid HPD Investigation

Human trafficking suspect surrenders

Sierra Club forces fish farm to withdraw application

Maui News: Bogus Ocean temperature sensors record sea ice in Hawaii

Kauai night football shutdown by Federal Department of Eco-Religion

Kauai: Nabeshima-Costa pleads guilty to sexual assault of a minor

Council OKs condominium tax rates bill

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Friday, September 03, 2010
September 3, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:29 PM :: 5494 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Governor Lingle applauds confirmation of Mark Recktenwald as Chief Justice

Use your Maka’i Card to donate to Hawai’i Right to Life Education Fund

Study: Hawaii roads #1 in potholes, #47 in cost effectiveness

SA endorses Schatz, Finnegan for Lt Governor

Gary Okino endorses Charles Djou for Congress

Star-Advertiser Gaian Religionists demand submission while complaining about Jesus

Indictment: Case, Omidyar’s ML&P used alleged slavery contractor (Eco-slavery)

No fuss, no muss: Senators unanimously approve CJ Recktenwald

Kaua‘i a second stop, today, in Aiona’s ‘Connecting’ campaign

SD25 Faulty ballots raise election concerns

Rod Tam hungry to be Mayor

Kauai Mayor candidate pushes hemp

Hawaii County Council candidates woo ag votes

Leaving Hawaii to go from Homeless to Homeowner

 

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