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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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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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Thursday, October 28, 2010
October 28, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:33 PM :: 6683 Views :: Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Aiona-Finnegan launch Statewide bus tour

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

RCP: Hawaii Governor’s race a “toss up”

Rep Roland Sagum (D-Kauai) endorses Duke Aiona for Governor

Hawaii, DC Terror Arrests Seen as Part of a Wider Plot

Lingle: $35M spent on Robotics helped win $75M Race to the Top

Hanabusa could have saved Superferry, did nothing

Filipino community leaders join Lynn Finnegan to cast early ballots

Abercrombie voted against tougher penalties for criminals who kill unborn baby

Aiona announces Hot Water, Cool Rates solar power incentives

KHON: Hawaii Man Facing Terror Charges Worshipped in Manoa

Rep Ron Sagum endorses Aiona-Finnegan, media demands expulsion from Party

Inouye again hints he may be seeking final term

Osborne named to oversee election complaints

Justice Dept. pushes states on new law to protect military voters

Poll shows voters favor appointed school board

HSTA outspent 6-1 on Appointed BoE

HSTA, HGEA still sabotaging Race to the Top, may yet destroy it

Aiona, Abercrombie much closer in cash on hand

Hawaii Unions Donate Just $275K to Campaigns

Republicans look to Hawaii to make waves in House

Maui News ENDORSEMENT: Fontaine for state House

Maui News ENDORSEMENT: Aiona for governor

Maui News ENDORSEMENT: Arakawa for mayor

Roads, rail top Council candidate issues

Transsexual Agenda: Hawaii leaders work on ways to curb bullying

Progressive Democrat column about losing Primary

Kauai County mum on former worker accused of harassment

Army violated Makua agreement, judge says

Hillary Clinton arrives in Hawaii Wednesday afternoon, plans to ignore Abercrombie, Hirono

Hawaii to get 7 percent more air capacity

Bed bugs a challenge for paramedics

Honolulu makes the top 100 for third-quarter foreclosures

Gov. Lingle unveils new affordable housing for the elderly on Maui

Hawaii Pacific Health, HMSA announce agreement on new contract

Public Campaign Funding Pledge Fizzle

After Kaloko: DLNR proposes its rule changes for dams

 

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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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Monday, October 25, 2010
October 25, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:52 PM :: 4969 Views :: Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

The Segregated Sisterhood of Neil Abercrombie and Nancie Caraway

Hanabusa & Jeff Stone: Coincidence or Corruption? You decide.

Aiona: Campaigns are won by those who work hardest over the last seven days

Hawaii Island Contractors' Association Endorses Aiona-Finnegan

Democrat Media Poll shows Abercrombie, Aiona approval at 61% to 60%

Aiona to hold campaign event at Radford HS tonight

Democrat Media Poll: Djou ahead 48% –45%, Hirono 77% to 16% Willoughby

Most surveyed voters dislike Lingle's performance

Hanabusa tries to convince voters she is not a pit bull

Hanabusa criticizes GOP ad suggesting corruption

Online ballots available to Hawaii overseas voters

CB: Ed Silvoso Responds to 'Aiona, God and State' Article

As bedbugs creep out NYC, tourists crawl away (Waikiki next)

SA: Re-elect legislators in city core

The lost generation in Hawai‘i politics

Maui mayoral race tight

Fontaine endorsed over incumbent Bertram

Kalapa: Hypocritical fight of 'special interest' groups

Campaign Profiles:

Lawyer works to strike down limits on independent election spending

Obama's isle judicial pick stalled

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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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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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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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Thursday, October 14, 2010
October 14, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:56 PM :: 6525 Views :: Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

Roll Call: With Djou on Appropriations, Hawaii could have outsized influence

New RGA Advert: Neil Abercrombie says that people in Hawaii “are not interested in how politicians will balance the budget"

Punchy National Democrats: Aiona doesn't love Obama enough

Blowback: Obama attacks boost funds for pro-Djou commercials

Chamber of Commerce rebuts Obama deceit on Foreign Money and Political Spending

Accretions: Cato Institute jumps into Hawaii beach ‘takings’ case

Court declines to expand meaning of "preserve in place" in Naue burial case final disposition

Obama robo calls annoy Honolulu voters at dinner time

 

Hawaii congressional debate focuses on federal spending and waste

Djou being sought for a money panel

GOP: Dems' ads take quotes out of context

Hawaii Gov., US House Candidates to Debate Live

PBN: What do you want to ask Hirono, Djou?

Gary Hooser flips out, babbles about ‘revolution’, bucks for top DLNR post

Carlisle's early agenda getting all wet

New outreach center will help Army families cope with their soldiers' deaths

Sidewalk tent ban approved

Maui 'Plastic Bag Reduction Ordinance' to take effect January 

Rate of empty warehouse space in state hits 4.7%

UH Manoa perfessers use your tax dollars to party with Maoists

Hawaii earns an education ‘World’s First’

Hilton Hawaiian Village Workers Strike: 1,500 Workers Plan To Picket Until Monday Morning

Hawaii ninth worst in U.S. foreclosures

Hawaii sets precedent as state regulators permit selling excess solar power

Kauai Councilwoman files harassment report

Maui Mayor issues guides for ban on bags

Story to address cutting pork from sacred cows

Campaign Spending Commission Chooses New Director

Naeole-Beason to face ethics investigation: Campaign work with county staff, office alleged

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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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Thursday, October 07, 2010
October 8, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:52 PM :: 9000 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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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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Sunday, October 03, 2010
October 3, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:46 PM :: 5413 Views :: Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Kauai Mayor Carvalho refuses to endorse Abercrombie

Monday is last day to register to vote

VIDEO: New Aiona/Finnegan ad features Duke’s VW Bus

Hanabusa -- "I can tell you right now, in government I don't think there's waste, per se.” (VIDEO)

Photo essay: Aug 28 Glenn Beck Rally vs Oct 2 Democratic Socialist rally

VIDEO: Abercrombie wins Fah-bulous endorsement from Waikiki’s hungry “SistahFace”

Abercrombie seems slow to get off the mark

Candidates for governor in conflict on civil unions, other social issues

AP: Willoughby calls Hirono a 'rubber stamp' for the Democrats

Hawaii Meth Project is helping cut methamphetamine use

Judge Seabright will issue partial injunction Thursday removing local firm’s campaign contribution limit

Suit: County not pursuing violations in development

Nurses in ample supply: The poor economy has turned a once-critical shortage into a surplus

Hirakawa’s second sex harassment settlement from Kauai county worth $450,000

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Saturday, October 02, 2010
October 2, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:34 PM :: 4672 Views :: Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

AFL-CIO’s false attack takes aim at Djou’s ethnicity

Djou: New Fiscal Year, Same Fiscal Irresponsibility (IBD editorial)

Health Insurance? No need: Abercrombie promises to dump Prepaid Health Care Act

Inouye says Abercrombie proposal would "shut local businesses" out of work

Hawaii Taxpayers On the Hook for $9 Billion--and Not for Rail

OHA driving Hawaiians out of Hawaii

AP: Aiona commercial played backwards says “I am the walrus.”

GOP Govs Run Negative TV Ad Against Abercrombie: Analysts Call Ad Subtle, Soft, Cute

Gov. candidates to discuss children's issues

2012: Lingle Eyes U.S. Sen. Akaka's Seat

Moon’s furlough ruling delays Carlisle's swearing in

SA vs OHA: Economics at root of 'bias'

CB: Akaka Bill Pau Already?

Appointed Board of Ed? HSTA to Teachers: "NO"

Lingle credits private sector for isles' economic rebound: The governor also cites her administration's success in keeping spending under budget

Maui: Arakawa, Tavares spar over sour economy

Kauai: Public invited to forum for County Council candidates

Health workers suing the state

HR: Business and Health Insurance Costs to Remain High Under Hawaii’s Exemption to National Healthcare Law

SA: Local-hire law needs clarification

ANOTHER American Samoa lawmaker charged with embezzlement, corruption

Pearl Harbor and Hickam merge

Call for nominations put out for University of Hawaii Board of Regents

Judge to allow disclosure of pharmaceutical settlement amounts

Veteran politico and developer sets his sights on historic Haleiwa

Obama's new chief gathers isle kudos

WaTimes: Holder is AWOL on military voting

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Thursday, September 30, 2010
September 30, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:54 PM :: 3943 Views :: Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Flashback: Neil Abercrombie rejects Investigation of Pay-to-Play Earmark Schemes

HCF: Blank votes beat all BoE Candidates

Djou: HR2378 will hurt Chinese tourism in Hawaii

Source: Kiewit set to sock City with major change order on rail project

43% of school board votes left blank on Oahu

KITV’s Denby Fawcett launches attack on Aiona

Democrat Shapiro calls latest RGA Aiona ad “a test fart”

Piltz says views in line with Arakawa, supports candidate

HGEA to demand legislature make salaries secret

CB Opinion: Honolulu Should Not Start Rail Construction Until Engineering is Complete and Final Cost is Known

Hirono, Djou split votes on spending measure

Democrat Borreca uses Rolfing book to bash Christians

Rep. Gene Ward Sponsors Debate on Constitutional Amendment: Elected vs. Appointed Board of Education?

Kamehameha Schools is considering buying the city land currently sought for a hotel

Star-Advertiser still pushing global warming scam

Hawaii tops nation in millionaires per capita

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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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Monday, September 27, 2010
September 27, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:08 PM :: 8384 Views :: Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development, World News, Hawaii History

Aiona accepts eight debate invitations, Abercrombie declines two

Aiona Video: How can Hawaii rediscover the path toward good-paying jobs?

HCF: Clear lack of vision at the Board of Education

Hanabusa voted to make Hawaii #1 in high taxes

Abercrombie finally cornered into debating, Shapiro spins furiously

HGEA Refuses to endorse molester’s employer Rep Rida Cabanilla for HD 42

Civil unions may be unspoken issue in governor’s race

Kalapa: Greatest issues are economy, business climate

More RTTT money being spent on teachers’ salaries

City's $30M overrun a warning about sloppy management

Utah and Four-Day Workweeks

Caldwell to sign off on fireworks limits

Fair Elections Now Act could help make Congress accountable to us, the conscious, enlightened, and progressive

Hawaii Supreme Court reinstates convicted drug dealer’s law license

Roberts buses involved in 5 deaths

ONE YEAR LATER: Rebuilding continues on ruined homes in Samoa

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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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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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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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Saturday, September 18, 2010
September 18, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:53 PM :: 6006 Views :: Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

Find Your Polling Place -- Polls open 7AM to 6PM TODAY

Washington Times: Sandwich Isles Communications poised to go into bankruptcy

The Tsunami and Mufi’s Samoan Connection

American Samoa Dept. of Education Exec Arrested for Witness Tampering, Obstruction

New Gaza aid convoy to undermine peace talks

On eve of vote, Abercrombie, Hannemann acrimony visible in Hilo

Hannemann says he takes fruit that comes out of nowhere, bops on head

SA: Rundown of competitive legislative Races

Absentee Voting Sets Record

CNN: Hawaiians head to the polls for bitter primary battle

Hawaii Family Forum to refocus on charity work, ease lobbying

House candidates clash over civil unions

Gay Union Local 5 buys anti-Hannemann ads

Hawaii reaches agreement with feds on overseas ballots for Nov. 2 election

Recktenwald talks about efficiencies during his first remarks as chief justice

Obamanomics: Hawaii median income drops by $8500

Global Horizons: Kauai Coffee slaves want to get rich off us

State of the City 2010: Oahu Infrastructure is Failing

Rob Tam’s HQ vandalized

HPD lieutenant charged with abuse by his Sergeant wife

'Cluster' home project causes stir

WSJ: Man From Minnesota Teaches Hawaiians a Thing or Two About Their Own Language

Hundreds Of Maui Voters Placed In Wrong District

Voter registration numbers questionable

Lingle's senior policy adviser to speak in Hilo

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Friday, September 17, 2010
September 17, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:41 PM :: 7491 Views :: Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, World News, Hawaii History

Abercrombie predicts Duke Aiona will be next governor

Lingle to host 7th Annual Women’s Leadership Conference

DoT Director Brennon Morioka resigns

Will Hanabusa Support Stopping Tax Hikes on Small Businesses Before Congress Skips Town?

AP: 1986 all over again

Gay-Atheist lobby fails to have Calvin Say disqualified 

Oshiro calls photo of men kissing “negative imagery’

Gay-Atheist lobby extracts $20K from Hawaii Family Forum for opposing gay civil unions

Negative advertising works in Hawaii

Patronage: New Honolulu mayor to decide 137 city jobs

Native Hawaiians: Vulnerability To Early Death At All Ages

Hawaii's first-time unemployment claims drop by 20%

Poverty in Hawaii continues to grow

SA: Complexities of the sun yield clues for forecasts

Senator Hemmings says wife is innocent of theft charges

Republican activists urge crossover vote…for Abercrombie

SA Owner David Black hosts BC Liberal Party leadership meeting at mansion 

Last Minute Fundraising reports:

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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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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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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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Sunday, September 05, 2010
September 5, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:26 PM :: 5009 Views :: Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Star-Advertiser endorses Hannemann, Aiona

Obama’s 9th Circuit nominations rejected by Senate

18,000 new voters as Christians register and felons are knocked off rolls

More Porkulus? Djou and Hanabusa clash on additional federal aid to states

Hawaii Political Dirty Tricks Go High Tech

GOP turncoat Anderson joins Hannemann campaign

Abercrombie open to legalized gambling

Maui mayoral race: Economy in spotlight as old political foes quarrel

Rivals protest endorsement of Tamayo by her nonprofit

State lauded for support of Guard and Reserve

Hawaii human trafficking case covered world-wide

Hawaii electrical grid maxes out on intermittent power supplies

Hawaii 9-11 Truther comes back from Gaza to celebrate as anniversary approaches

Hawaii scammer defrauds deaf

Matson cuts fuel surcharge

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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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Thursday, September 02, 2010
September 2, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:29 PM :: 7474 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: Arrogant Olbermann calls Hawaii GOP Chair “Ka-u-away” anti-Semite

Hawaii DLNR gives 11 acres to 9-11 truther group

New RGA Ad: Duke Aiona will grow Hawai‘i’s green economy

9/12 Taxpayer March on Washington

Alan Cardines to direct Hawaii Family Forum

Aiona dedicates new Shriners Hospital for Children in Honolulu

UPDATE: Senate’s Key Republican Akaka Bill backer CONCEDES Alaska primary

Congress.org rejects Abercrombie’s “front group” claim

Duke Aiona Launches Connecting Communities Initiative

Darwin Ching for Prosecutor releases new TV Advert

Honolulu’s aging water mains: One break per day

Djou: Heroes in uniform deserve credit for success in Iraq

Ninth Circuit: Nader should have been allowed on Hawaii ballot in ‘04

Disclosures: Aiona only candidate with children and debts to go with them

Seeking the Business Vote: Top candidates for governor explain how they would make it easier for businesses to succeed

State Senate To Vote On Recktenwald Nomination

GOP’s Ka‘auwai raises national eyebrows

Ka'auwai Says Churches Now Refusing To Let Mufi Campaign (Neil kneels in joyful prayer)

Oi tries to hang scarlet letter around Aiona’ neck

SA Begins endorsements

Voters to decide on housing office

Rep. Oshiro: Carlisle's No Donkey, Either

Ballot error distresses candidates: Three Democrats from District 25 find their names mistakenly left off absentee forms

Waimea-Ni‘ihau state House race: Westside issues at forefront

Civil Beat Shares University of Hawaii Salaries

Telescope plan advances: Mauna Kea board sends application to UH-Hilo chancellor

More Abuse in Long Term Care: Wahiawa man charged with sexually assaulting a Queen's patient

CODA to Launch All-Electric Sedan in Hawaii

Proposed coal ash rule would impact Hawaii

Island birds vulnerable to global warming

Maryland hostage-taker listed Maui as hometown (Here’s what happens to people who believe in the Cult of Gore)

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Saturday, August 28, 2010
August 28, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:10 PM :: 4811 Views :: Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Will wandering Republicans be Mufi’s hope or Hawaii’s salvation?

Secretary Duncan's Race to Waste Your Education Dollars

Progressives Against Progress: The rise of environmentalism poisoned liberals’ historical optimism

Candidates seek last-minute donations

Carlisle: I'm No Elephant—FALSE

Council, Caldwell seek tax changes: Bills would give homeowners a rebate and base rates on property use

Honolulu Mayoral Candidates All Promise Faster Access to Building Permits

SA: Reduce e911 system tax

State building stands vacant

Electrical company sues to overturn a ban on political advertising by state contractors

Candidate running from prison cell: Seeks to fill Rod Tam’s shoes

Haleakala Telescope meeting draws many views

Former Maui officer agrees to pay donors in deal

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Friday, August 27, 2010
August 27, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 11:50 AM :: 5447 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Rep Pat Saiki challenges Adrienne King’s endorsement claim

Oshiro and Okino vie for chance to face Republican Kong Nov. 2

Lieutenant governor's job has potential -- for irrelevancy 

Candidates for governor criticize forged letter

Shapiro: Carlisle and GOP agree: He’s not a Republican

Birds of a feather: Family of former mayor Frank Fasi endorse Mufi Hannemann

Inouye Says Lingle Wrong To Call Him Overly Dramatic: Senator Says He's Truthful About Rail Transit Jeopardy

Mufi’s going away present: Honolulu to study how to pay for $5 billion sewer upgrades

Star-Advertiser wants Green Police to inspect your trash

Suit against state over autism case is reinstated (What the DoE doesn’t do)

Year could be school's last: A vote in November might decide the fate of Queen Liliuokalani Elementary in Kaimuki (What the DoE does do)

Report: Hawaii's hotel occupancy up 4.4%

In Hawaii, and on the mainland, credit card debt is declining

West Maui council candidates meet voters at community forum

Maui County Council Says No! to the New York Times

Honolulu Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Scott Bell is Named “Prosecutor of the Year”

Caught on tape: Fire tornado on Hawaii's Big Island

NJ schools chief fired after Race to the Top gaffe

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Wednesday, August 25, 2010
August 25, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 11:53 AM :: 5665 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Democrats make up 70% of poll respondents—But Aiona #1 in favorability

Hannemann Campaign: Abercrombie is 2 points ahead

Djou: RTTT “is just the beginning”

Lingle: RTTT “would not have been possible without Matayoshi”

Aiona: RTTT selection result of shared commitment to education reform

Meet the “moderate” Muslim behind the Ground Zero Mosque

Inouye goes negative on Ed Case for going negative on Hannemann 

Abercrombie fundraiser: “I would come see the devil for Willie Nelson” says attendee

Police: Naeole-Beason complaint filed (The magnificent and glorious Hawaii County Council)

Former Student Member of Education Board 'Can't Sugarcoat Toguchi's Horrible Leadership'

Caldwell, Hannemann smarting from Kalihi tax flap

New flood maps may force Hawaii residents to purchase insurance

Public input sought on Senate vacancy

Leader of Calif-Hawaii drug ring gets 27 years

Hawaii man sues: claims video game is too addicting

Hawaii receives grant to control health insurance premiums

Dem Moneyman buys Winter White House: Obama planning to retire to Kailua?

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Monday, August 23, 2010
August 23, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:44 PM :: 4994 Views :: Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Voters react to Abercrombie, Hannemann personas: "I'm just really tired of all of this BS"

SA: Abercrombie gets backing from Case

HNN/SA Poll reports Lt Gov numbers (It’s Schatz vs Sakamoto)

SA: Ruling on burials highlights need for careful planning (could kill rail)

State cuts 97 polling places: Some worry that fewer sites will sink voter turnout even lower

Hawaii Has 6th Lowest Unemployment Rate: Hawaii Labor Force Fell By 1,700 In July

Hotel revenue up for first half of 2010

Panos Prevedouros: ‘A civil engineer is the perfect professional for the job’

7 vie for Djou's old Council seat

Republican Beth Fukumoto tries to find a middle ground with Hawaii voters

OHA considers legal action to protect cultural sites against Army Stryker vehicles?

Kauai Utility offers millions to protect seabirds

Hawaii Passes on Chance of Female Chief Justice

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Thursday, August 19, 2010
August 19, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:28 PM :: 6429 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

Djou working to resolve issues caused by Micronesia Compact

Full Text: Hawaii Family Forum/Hawaii Catholic Conference 2010 Voter Guide

Duke Aiona unveils jobs plan

Governor seeks public input on candidates to fill two Senate vacancies

Hawaii State Assessment: Complete school-by-school results

Human Trafficking: Hawaii a standout on “Dirty Dozen” list

Voter Registration Forms Due Today for Sept 18 Primaries

High court upholds burial site challenges: Burial council will not have last word (Big victory for shakedown artists)

Aiona Challenges Rail Project Job Claims

Aiona calls for more business tax credits

Another Hannemann Lie busted: “City Council Never Overrode a Veto” --FALSE

Abercrombie lifts weights to force gay marriage on Hawaii

God In Government? Mayoral Candidates Respond

CD1 Race: National Republicans to stay off airwaves again

5 vying for open seat see jobs, crime as top issues

Sheriff vs Judiciary over bailiffs, staffing?

Star-Advertiser vs Free Speech

Gay atheist lobby: Hawaii anti-gay marriage campaign used as model for California Prop 8?

Shapiro: Muzzle Republicans, Build Mosque

City considers Kailua-Kaneohe sewage tunnel

Council Postpones Vote On Fireworks Ban

Big Island Dopers March Held For Jailed Marijuana Activist

911 transcripts: GTMO Greenwell arrest

911 Taxes Don’t Fund 911 Service

Satellite Firms Get Broadband Stimulus Funds to serve Hawaii

Hawaii TEA Party joins Arpaio, others at border rally

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Wednesday, August 18, 2010
August 18, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:44 PM :: 5915 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

Shapiro: Politicians (Hannemann, Caldwell) need to get over the plantation-era bigotry

Embattled State Sheriffs Grilled By Lawmakers (Department lacks sufficient handcuffs)

Teachers prevail in back-pay case  (25,000 teachers ripped off by DoE since 1996 and HSTA did nothing)

State Loses $240 Million on Controversial Securities

Testifiers seek hold on bag ban ordinance: Say clearer rules, information on enforcement, more time needed

3500 rally for Abercrombie in Hilo

Hawaii Sierra Club endorsing Hanabusa, Hirono and Hooser (triple albatross)

SA: 3 Democratic candidates differ on taxes and gambling

UH ranks as 159th best in annual U.S. News list

Hawaii's state budget deficit violates constitution (not exactly…)

Hawaii judges’ financial disclosures now available online

Indians Make U.S. Take Out the Trash

Residents to protest land sold to 'Iolani

GOP reveals midterm blueprint

Big Island voters won't decide on referendums

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Monday, August 16, 2010
August 16, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:47 PM :: 5708 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Djou in WSJ--“Birthright Citizenship: A GOP Achievement”

Hawaii Progressives target Gabbard, express “enthusiasm” for molester’s buddy Rep. Joe Bertram

Great news: Rep. Lyla Berg still taking grief for “Islam Day”

Mufi: “Candidate of corporate and political elite”

Legislators and their greasy palms

Campaign 2010: top mayoral candidates face off

City Council member will ask the Outdoor Circle to support a ban on campaign placards larger than 8 square feet

Dog bite victim not pleased with police response

Lawmakers to question Sheriff Division

Three Hawaii Pacific Health hospitals earn AHA recognition

Persistent drought draining Big Island residents' wallets

Anti-GMO fraudsters gather on Kauai

Flotilla Survivor Criticizes Israelis: Hawaii Woman Claims Attack Was Act Of Piracy

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Sunday, August 15, 2010
August 15, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:01 PM :: 5198 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

CJ-Appointee Recktenwald: Eleven Supreme Court Opinions

State Zoning Statutes As "Environmental" Laws - More On HAWSCT's Ala Loop Decision 

Hannemann stabs Caldwell in back: Caldwell retaliates “I own homelessness”

New pick, same judicial evaluation process

HCF:  Let the governor appoint the Board of Education and be held accountable

Investigation would help clarify activities at airport

Was Bunda resigned before running for LG? Ask the Senate President.

Primary Registration ends Thursday: Voter Registration up by 1.8% all time high 

Marijuana Minister Christie has $34K in cash seized by feds, trial delayed 71/2 months

Maui County Democrats to host Gaza Terrorist Aid Flotilla

Hawaii hotel occupancy tops 80 percent

Hawaiian Bicentennial: Celebrating two centuries of island unification

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