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Sunday, May 22, 2011
May 22, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:30 PM :: 9333 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. VOTING EXTENDED: SATURDAY was last day to vote for Honolulu Neighborhood Board
  2. Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels not running for President
  3. Candidates sought for Hawaii County seat on UH Board of Regents
  4. Reapportionment: Democrats don’t want to count Military Personnel, do want to count Felons
  5. Business owner and Consultant? Clayton Hee’s False Ethics Reports
  6. Maui News Who do you expect to be the Republican nominee in the 2012 presidential race?
  7. No Audit of the DoE, but State Auditing Charter Schools
  8. Failing Molokai School converts to Charter, now succeeds. Teachers work longer day get paid more
  9. Charter School in Tents Whips DoE
  10. Growth trends like in Ewa will guide reapportionment changes
  11. VIDEO: Abercrombie “We don’t deserve to hold office if we can’t deliver as Democrats”
  12. SA: Charities that feed homeless should stop
  13. Kat Brady compares compares Halawa to Auschwitz as Fat Criminals lose weight, ACLU says system is cracking
  14. Developers Pitch Hoopili development for Ewa
  15. Five years after nearly closing, Kahuku Medical Center holds open house
  16. Kapaia Bridge: After four years of talk and studies, Kauai County decides to do nothing
  17. Ulua Hunters Needed: Fishing ban in NW Hawaiian Islands is Killing Monk Seals
  18. UPI: Ultralights need more regulation?
  19. Government Steps Up Repayment Of Student Loans
  20. Rump Presbyterian Church votes to allow oral, anal sex for Clergy
  21. Handi-Van driver accused of sexually assaulting mentally handicapped woman
  22. “Pacific Gibraltar: U.S.-Japanese Rivalry over the Annexation of Hawaii, 1885-1898,” by William Michael Morgan
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Friday, May 20, 2011
May 20, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:23 PM :: 8958 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development
  1. VIDEO: Abercrombie squares off with Maui Nurses
  2. Djou responds to Hirono Campaign Announcement
  3. UHERO County Forecast: Uneven Recovery Continues
  4. SA: Abercrombie off to rough start
  5. Police Roust Kenoi, Chang from Drunken Party
  6. Hawaiian Home Lands Owes $2,500 for Treadmill
  7. HTA: Tourism set for near-record year
  8. Dead on Arrival: Obama Admin to ask for $250M for Honolulu Rail
  9. District Pork Hard to Track at the Ledge
  10. Legislators raise GE Tax $350M, proud of …uh… not raising GE Tax
  11. Surprise, surprise: Maui hydro proposal causing controversy
  12. Long-awaited Kuhio Park Terraces revamp begins
  13. Castle doubles down on schools (good money after bad)
  14. DoE employee arrested in first child enticement case involving 'live victim'
  15. Study: HIV on the rise with Asian and Pacific Islander Women
  16. Less Federal Funds: Hawaii's anti-terror funding cut despite APEC
  17. Geothermal: How Much will OHA make after theft of Wao Kele O Puna
  18. Were Kings and Queens of Hawaii Really Hawaiian?
  19. Hawaiian Rights vs DLNR at Supreme Court
  20. US judge fines contractor for human trafficking
  21. Regents Split on Research Center's Future, Punt Decision to UH President
  22. Cayetano: 14 years, 10 dogs, and Salmon
  23. Maui Chamber needs more donations to continue Fourth of July fireworks
  24. Maui selected for smart-grid demonstration
  25. Castle Foundation commits $10 million to public education
  26. Transsexual Farrington HS Student now edits website
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Thursday, May 19, 2011
May 19, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:44 PM :: 9116 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
  1. Hawaii WW2 vet to Obama: “Shape up and start acting like an American”
  2. FRIDAY Last Day to Vote for Honolulu Neighborhood Board
  3. Larry Mehau Associate Mazie Hirono Announces Campaign for US Senate
  4. Hawaii Judges Cannot Be Impartial About Rail Project
  5. US Census: Hawaii home ownership only 57.7%
  6. DBEDT: State Forecasts Remain Optimistic
  7. RESULTS: Cain tops Hawaii GOP Presidential Straw Poll
  8. Courthouse News: Watchdogs & Ex-Hawaii Officials Aim to Shelve Mass Transit Project
  9. Not to Rule over Hawaii: Obama's 9th Circuit nominee Goodwin Liu heading for Defeat Thursday?
  10. To Rule over Hawaii: Obama nominates former Planned Parenthood Board member for 9th Circuit
  11. Social Security Admin releases Top 100 baby names for Hawaii
  12. Your Private Information Public? HHS Audit finds massive Security Gaps in Electronic Medical Records
  13. Victory: Senate Republicans Save Hawaii from Berkeley Liu
  14. Cabanilla, Wooley, English among Least Effective Lawmakers
  15. Neighborhood Board Voting ends Friday
  16. Homelessness Industry Admits 75% would go to shelters if we stop feeding them on the Streets
  17. Three Weeks After Rail Fact-Finding Trip, Still No Report
  18. State forecasts increase in jobs
  19. AP, ABC Weigh in on Moody’s Hawaii Downgrade
  20. BOE wants single, more rigorous track to earn high school diploma
  21. Common Cause Targets Instant Runoff Voting for a Comeback Next Year
  22. Kauai Resort property tax hike fails
  23. Kau: Modest version of Hawaiian Riviera Resort envisioned
  24. Council to chop W. Hawaii golf subsidy
  25. Oi: Bill to ban texting in crosswalks won't work, but changed attitudes would
  26. UH Board of Regents To Vote on Major Research Center's Closure
  27. "Interim" is the Title for 8 of 19 Deans at UH Manoa
  28. Daily KOS Claims Lingle has no future
  29. Bank Lobbyist Served on Hawaii Fore closure Task Force
  30. Big Save stores sold to Times
  31. Hawaii Libertarian Party Convention to meet Saturday
  32. Accused Murderer Walks after Two Mistrials
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Tuesday, May 17, 2011
May 17, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:29 PM :: 9622 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
  1. Moody’s Cuts Hawaii’s Bond Rating
  2. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted May 16
  3. Study: Hawaiian Islands Feudal system in 1400 AD
  4. Lingle Pushes Senate Decision to Summer
  5. SHOCK POLL: Labor unions ranked high in influence
  6. VIDEO: Abercrombie Bickers with Maui Nurses
  7. Nurses group questions MMMC rent payments for empty structure
  8. HPD's 2 deputy chiefs intend to give up posts
  9. Honolulu inflation ranked No. 4 in nation in 2010
  10. SA: OIP has public duty to issue opinion
  11. Fact Check: Abercrombie wrong about Medicaid Enrollment Growth
  12. Beacon Communities' birthday emphasizes 'journey' ahead
  13. HMSA, Kaiser in the black so far this year
  14. Unity House tries to sell Lotus hotel
  15. Wind Farms get a pass while Enviros hammer KIUC over dead birds
  16. Property taxes 180% higher after Supreme Court rejects Kauai Ohana Amendment
  17. Crisis? Council: $200K trash haul study waste of money
  18. Kauai Councilman Votes Money for his own Non-profit
  19. FACE Rallies for illegal migrants
  20. Star-Advertiser makes room for Democrat Campaign Commercial
  21. Obama’s sister: Private schools should share resources with Public Schools
  22. Court rejects appeal of Kamehameha case
  23. VIDEO: Hawaii Law Enforcement Memorial ground breaking
  24. Dopers fire back at Green, Shapiro
  25. Akaka introduces foreclosure overhaul in Senate
  26. Hawaiian Crab Extinction Linked To Ancient Human Presence
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Monday, May 16, 2011
May 16, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:54 PM :: 4915 Views :: Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Hawaii GOP sets March 13 for GOP Presidential Caucuses
  2. Hawaii Republicans Pass first-ever Resolution Against Akaka Bill
  3. Abercrombie: Nurses must suffer to pay for Medicaid Expansion
  4. Abercrombie: I am right and people are ungrateful
  5. CB: Abercrombie Says He Will 'Roll Over' AARP—Pension Tax coming back
  6. Democrat Senate Primary: Hanabusa, Hirono, Hannemann duke it out over chance to defeat Case
  7. If She Runs, Lingle Wants 'Strategy for Victory'
  8. Poll: Concern grows over rail's cost
  9. U.S. Supreme Court declines Kamehameha admissions case
  10. HR: Hawaii GOP Resolutions Oppose Rail Project, Akaka Bill and All Tax/Fee Hikes
  11. Calvin Say: ERS Reform is most important accomplishment
  12. Medicaid Cuts to affect 50% of Molokai
  13. Survey: 93% of Molokai Residents say no to Wind Farm
  14. The rise in the cost of petroleum will not stop the recovery, Hawaii experts say
  15. Local Psychiatrist Says Hawaii ready for APEC
  16. Crisis? State peddles program for renting of bicycles
  17. Traceability expert leaves Hawaii
  18. Meda Chesney-Lind chosen as commencement speaker
  19. Gingrich endorses Obamacare
  20. ABC: Trump Not Running for President
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Saturday, May 14, 2011
May 14, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 10:44 AM :: 8098 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Hawaii State Republican Convention to Meet this Weekend
  2. HMSA: Mail-order Pharmaceutical plan losing support of Hawaii Physicians
  3. Seeking Development Approval, Kyo-ya easy mark for Abercrombie’s Free Sand Shakedown
  4. Legislative Wrap-up Video: Rep Ward, Sen Slom Town Hall meeting Hawaii Kai
  5. If CoR cuts forecast, Abercrombie will demand Special Session
  6. Transit Case Assigned To Mainland Judge
  7. Hall Stepping Down as Hawaiian Homes Deputy after Treadmill Purchase exposed
  8. New OIP refuses to challenge governor on judge names list (Quid pro Quo)
  9. Price of Rail Environmental Study Doubled To $156 Million
  10. Protesters Hound Alternative Energy Projects Statewide
  11. HMSA, Straub, Wilcox, Pali Momi sign agreement to ration care
  12. Hyperbole: Abercrombie promises Gov’t Spending will Cut Kauai Unemployment in Half
  13. Hawaii Muslims help State Department Brainwash International Students
  14. Unpaid wages mount for hundreds in job city says wasn't for rail
  15. Bed bugs and superbug bacteria linked
  16. $349 Million In Lost Revenue: The Economic Cost Of Violence In Hawaii
  17. VIDEO: Yagong counters mayor’s budget plan
  18. HOPE Probation Works: Why Choosing Research and Facts Over Sensationalism and Anecdotes Make for Better Criminal Justice Policy
  19. First Wind unable to find location (so sad)
  20. Reporter gets dirt on Elected Official, but does not use it
  21. Hawaii's sex offenders Part 3: Protecting your children
  22. Wanted for Rape in Hawaii, Fugitive busted in Oregon 11 years later
  23. Deputy police chief's son arrested in alleged theft
  24. 442nd vet changed Hawaii through politics and law
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Wednesday, May 11, 2011
May 11, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:00 PM :: 7612 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Berg: Allow Mobile Home Parks to provide Affordable Housing?
  2. Hawaii Nursing Home Care costs 58% more than National Average
  3. VIDEO: Rep Gene Ward’s Sine Die Speech
  4. SA on Hawaii ERS Debt? Nothing to see here, just move along
  5. Harimoto on Rail: “There Will be Problems”
  6. Hawaii to limit Medicaid eligibility, reduce benefits to save $75M
  7. DoE Loses only $16M in budget
  8. AG Louie, ACLU team up to allow Delivery of Medicated Marijuana
  9. Their incompetence could give lawmakers a pay raise
  10. Abercrombie upset after Star-Advertiser identifies him as failure
  11. Federal Judge Calls Legislature’s Inaction “A Terrible Thing”
  12. Legislature Fails to fund settlement for DoE rape Victim
  13. CB: Hawaii Republicans Strike Out at Legislature
  14. Not dissuaded by rejection of Pension Tax - Abercrombie
  15. After dropping Vaccination Funding, Schatz tries to talk insurers into paying for it
  16. Isles' long-term care costs high, survey shows
  17. Carlisle Admin repeats Hannemann and Harris Admin calls to divest Affordable Housing
  18. Berg: Put Zoo in Diamond Head Crater
  19. Crisis? Counties pour money into Swampland, Open Space, Vacant positions, Reserve Fund, Swinging bridge
  20. Kauai County auditor hampered by external delays, influences
  21. Kam Schools is top Spender on Lobbying
  22. Schatz prepares for APEC: 200,000 Japanese Hula Dancers showcase Hawaii’s legitimacy
  23. Former Ag Bennett Defends State’s Manslaughter Case Against Jimmy Pflueger
  24. Honolulu is Only City in America with Increasing Home Prices
  25. Kakaako: Open Space preferred to Presidential Library
  26. Cabanilla pushes Democrat Takeover of Public Housing Agency
  27. Facebook Post blows Liquor Inspectors’ Cover
  28. Dispute Over Hawaii Kai Marina Association’s Financial Management May Go to Court
  29. Coming to Hawaii Soon? Fishermen Attempt Suicide after “Catch-Share” Regulations Destroy Industry
  30. Alarming combo: Bedbugs with 'superbug' germ found
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Sunday, May 08, 2011
May 8, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:27 PM :: 7874 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Honolulu GOP Releases List of Republican Neighborhood Board candidates
  2. UHERO: Hawaii’s Government Pork feeding frenzy coming to an end
  3. Abercrombie to Democrats: We are to blame for all of Hawaii’s Problems
  4. Huge Success: Duke Aiona’s Drug Courts 1/3 of National Recidivism Rate
  5. Nonaka: New Taxes cost $2400 for family of four
  6. Abercrombie Declares War on AARP, promises to bring back Pension tax
  7. Abercrombie may call Special Session to balance Budget on Backs of Seniors, Employees
  8. Pension tax idea galvanized potent voting bloc
  9. HB865: Abercrombie doubles Freight Tax to hire more HGEA
  10. Maui Budget: Spending, Taxes Both Hiked
  11. Oily Characters: Robin Danner studies North Dakota Indian Reservation to learn how to set up government
  12. New Hawaii law signed last week makes it harder for lenders to confiscate people's homes
  13. Abercrombie-Schatz Initiative to help homeless fails to get even one person off streets
  14. Environmentalists rally against proposed beach hotel tower
  15. Invasive Species Control Threatens Endangered Native Birds
  16. Kauai County’s energy savings flicker
  17. Taiwan sponsoring exhibit on Hawaii-educated Sun Yat-sen at Honolulu's city hall
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Saturday, May 07, 2011
May 7, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:18 PM :: 7070 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Feds may prosecute State employees who carry out Medical Marijuana Program
  2. Abercrombie Imposes Obamacare: Medical Homes are future of Health Care Delivery
  3. Inouye Introduces Bills to Imprison Fishermen, seize boats
  4. SB120: Legislators authorize raid of more than $17 million in special funds
  5. Abercrombie: “Political Status quo strongly in place--We did not get all we wanted”
  6. Abercrombie signs Foreclosure bill, Vetoes two others
  7. HGEA Hiring Re-started: Bigger state budget restores some jobs
  8. Obamacare: Governor announces ‘medical home’ concept
  9. State to cut funding for Ohana, Evercare
  10. How Legislators will get their pay raise after voting against it
  11. Ever optimistic, lawmakers hope for veto of pay-cut bill
  12. More public schools drop out of summer sessions
  13. Session Wrap: Hawaii Gets New Appointed Education Board, Not Much Else
  14. Session Wrap: Energy Bills Pass, But Little Spark
  15. Undersea cable bill sunk by lawmakers
  16. Legislature votes to force Ratepayers to bail out biofuel project
  17. Rolling in Dough: Kauai FY12 supplemental budget $21 million higher
  18. Yagong displeased with mayor's plan to delay retiree insurance premiums
  19. Hawaii Legislature passes bills to help Hilo lessees
  20. Hawaii to receive more than $47 million in Title I education money
  21. Install Waikiki street cams
  22. Just in time for APEC, Environmentalists continue to allow Spread of Bedbugs throughout Hawaii
  23. Four Castle students arrested on suspicion of burglaries
  24. Clayton Hee kills effort to fix flawed DUI law
  25. Kakaako homeless man is the King of Clean
  26. HMA teams up with mainland company
  27. Among The Truthers
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Friday, May 06, 2011
May 6, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:14 PM :: 7611 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

 

  1. Panos to Council: Floating Rail Bonds before federal funds are secured is dereliction of duty
  2. Video: Kahuku Wind turbines don’t even turn on windy day
  3. SA: Dick Rowland: The Grassroot Institute founder promotes the cause of liberty
  4. High Turnout in Neighborhood Board Elections
  5. How Abercrombie suckered Senate into Creating GE Tax Bogeyman
  6. Will Force Special Session to raise taxes more: Abercrombie expected to veto Flawed Legislative Pay Cut Extension
  7. CoR, Unfinished Business Could Bring legislature Back For More
  8. Hawaii kills undersea power cable bill (For now)
  9. Solar power firms fight for subsidies
  10. Hawaii Lawmakers Agree to Pension Reform for New Hires
  11. Freight Tax Doubled: Hawaii Consumers forced to pay for HGEA Jobs
  12. Kenoi's budget cuts 2%
  13. Geniuses: Kauai Co figures out that it doesn’t make sense to sell bonds and not use the money
  14. Treadmill Mystery At Hawaiian Home Lands
  15. Palafox gives up UH medical school post
  16. Police officer found not guilty in false-overtime case
  17. Law Stops Non-Judicial Foreclosures For 12 Months
  18. Sen Akaka recovering after breaking 2 ribs while preparing to denounce Special Forces
  19. CB Poll: Only Obamabots think Obama gets credit for Killing Bin-Laden
  20. Is Councilmember a Radio-Controlled Robot?
  21. Homeless Tent City in Waianae: They don’t do anything, leave loads of trash behind
  22. Dopers: Obama Reneges On States Rights on Medical Marijuana
  23. Visitor industry gives back to Maui County troops
  24. Gambling With Hawaii: The fight over legalizing gambling
  25. Hawaii hotel occupancy slips; room rates rise
  26. New Deal for Hong Kong and US trade
  27. 7-Eleven plans to add 46 stores in Hawaii
  28. Oahu H-POWER plant expansion reaches halfway point
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Thursday, May 05, 2011
May 5, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:50 PM :: 8918 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Hawaii Christian Coalition to Pray over Capitol May 5
  2. Study: Hawaii has most expensive rentals in Nation
  3. VIDEO: House Republicans speak up on Taxes, Budget
  4. Marumoto: State becoming addicted to Marijuana Money
  5. Berg on Transit Authority: Mayor, Council Leadership put Cronyism ahead of qualifications
  6. Cam Cavasso: Family and the Future
  7. Hawaii Right to Life PAC endorses Neighborhood Board Candidates
  8. Slom: Business freeze hiring in response to Legislature, Non-Profits may close doors
  9. Hawaii citizens missed some lawmakers’ bullets; bit others
  10. Marumoto: Retirees have won the Day, Pension Tax is Dead
  11. Political Correctness: SEALS who got Bin Laden also captured Jihadi murderer of Big Isle man—and were prosecuted for it
  12. Inouye, Akaka votes: A ticket to USA for Guantanamo detainee who attempted attack on Honolulu
  13. UH Medical School to lose Tobacco Settlement Funding
  14. Akaka, Inouye to hold hearing to complain about ‘racist’ language used by Special Forces killing Osama
  15. Hawaii Legislature poised to approve broad changes in public worker retirement benefits
  16. Slom Questions If State Legislative Budget is Balanced
  17. Its Party Time! Jobs Available Soon At Some State Agencies
  18. Abercrombie, BoE, Obama’s Sister put on Education Reform Dog n Pony Show
  19. Hawaii lawmakers to vote on massive pay hike
  20. Race Hustlers Recognize State Akaka Tribe is Illegal
  21. Conklin: Best for Process to fizzle once again
  22. Bond sales for rail work get preliminary approval
  23. Honolulu Council Learns Rail Contractor Gave A Gift — Two Months Later
  24. Abercrombie sends out Lawyer to Argue for Judicial Secrecy
  25. UH Manoa Perfesser gets no jail time for Rape of Child
  26. Hawaii Conspirator in Thai Laborer Trafficking Case Admits Guilt
  27. Hawaii lawmakers kill proposal to end Medicare Part B reimbursement benefit to public retirees
  28. Hawaii Hotel Room Revenue up 19%
  29. REAL ID: Hawaii Not In Compliance, Residents may be blocked from flying without Passports in January, 2013
  30. Schatz: Feds Will Provide APEC Funds
  31. Legislators seize Tobacco Funds, cut $4 million from medical school fund
  32. After 30 Years of Failure, Legislature votes to re-fund Aloha Tower Development Corp.
  33. Proposal would require developers to provide warning sirens
  34. Kauai Bus Shelters $50K Each
  35. Hawaii Co Ending Free Bus Fares
  36. $40 Million Revenue Bond Bill Benefits Energy Venture
  37. Pork Project: Inouye delivers $5.5M for Green Energy and Pig Slop
  38. Guam Mayors Concerned About Possibility That Marine Buildup Won't Happen
  39. Oahu elementary school accredited as International Baccalaureate World School
  40. Maryland suspends Hawaii autism doctor's license
  41. HPD Officer Had 2x Legal Alcohol Limit
  42. Trial opens for HPD officer accused in overtime pay scandal
  43. Kau: Convicted Killer Occupies Million Dollar Shoreline Parcel
  44. Michigan Republicans Threaten to cut off Michigan Welfare Card use in Hawaii
  45. Gambling with Paradise: Illegal activities in Hawaii
  46. 'Million-dollar sharks' a boon to eco-tourism, says study
  47. Legislature praised for work on Dogs, Peacocks
  48. Donald Trump's lawsuits could turn off conservatives who embrace tort reform
  49. SA: Championship series needs reform
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Wednesday, May 04, 2011
May 4, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:18 PM :: 9468 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
  1. Double-Digit Spending Increase and Taxes to Match: Senate Passes Budget 24-1
  2. STATEMENT FROM ABERCROMBIE ON PASSAGE OF LEGISLATIVE BUDGET
  3. Sewer Line Back Up Closes Capitol Toilets
  4. Big Victory for Abercrombie’s HSTA/DoE/BoE: Legislature stalls 180 day law
  5. First Item on New BoE Agenda: Take Care of Matayoshi
  6. Online shopping tax bills die in Hawaii
  7. ILind Looks at 14 Bills Passed by Legislature
  8. State's Flu-Shot Program Threatened
  9. Stanley Chang caught lying about Support for Gas Tax Increase
  10. Debt Service on Rail Bonds $380M/year
  11. Hawaii House-Senate committee backs health care reform conformity bill
  12. FACT CHECK — HGEA: Public Nurse Pay 'Woefully' Behind Private Sector?
  13. Hawaii Loses Substitute Teacher Class Action Suit, Could Owe $70 Million
  14. Price of Tavares: Battle over permits doubles cost of center for Molokai veterans
  15. KIUC Pursues Real Renewable Electricity, so Enviros Mount Opposition
  16. Luddites push Kauai Co to Harass Seed Industry
  17. Homeless Bills Miss Deadline
  18. Attorney General Louie confirmed by Hawaii Senate, completing Gov. Abercrombie's Cabinet
  19. Inmate sues state and prison guards fired for beating him
  20. Shapiro: Green on right track to make medicinal pot rules more rigid
  21. Trailer Parks for Homeless on Ag land?
  22. Kahuku Village managers Ousted
  23. Developers may be shut out of cash for affordable housing
  24. Mid Pacific Institute Enviros brainwash Preschoolers
  25. HPD Releases Cost for President’s Hawaii Security Detail
  26. Book Reviews of Biography of Obama’s Mother
  27. CBS chief calls 'Hawaii Five-0' next billion-dollar franchise
  28. Hawaii attorney general may join BCS lawsuit
  29. The Oracle Nation Of Islam Answers The Call To Hawaii
  30. “Khalid Shaikh Mohammed basically gave up nothing until after he had been waterboarded”
  31. Tight security at Obama granny's Kenya home
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Tuesday, May 03, 2011
May 3, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:11 PM :: 8763 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. SB1274: Obamacare being used to Weaken Right to Appeal Insurance Coverage Denials
  2. Abercrombie signature gives special rights to Men who wear Dresses
  3. Nuclear Regulatory Commission looking into Depleted Uranium paperwork violations
  4. Maritime Industry Leader: Throw out Jones Act requirement for US Built ships
  5. Poverty Pimps Thrilled about State Akaka Bill
  6. After they raise our taxes, legislators will be seeking cover
  7. Pay raises for legislators not dead yet
  8. Abercrombie, Obama’s Sister and Omidyar cronies to discuss how to protect HSTA/DOE/BoE from angry parents
  9. Abercrombie Donor Kelly Hu Hosts Poker Tourney
  10. Pork Project: Hawaii Legislature Finds Money to Help Oahu Slaughterhouse
  11. Money for Inter-Island Cable, Credits For Clinton Crony Studio Dead?
  12. Governor Lobbies Lawmakers to pay for dark cable to Lanai, Molokai Big Wind projects
  13. Wind farm, ACT 221 scammers, push back against Geothermal expansion
  14. PUC denies First Wind's request for 'Big Wind' extension
  15. Michigan Welfare Money being Spent in Hawaii
  16. Do you know how long I’ve been in Government? Honolulu Councilmembers shout at testifiers
  17. WHT: Kenoi Campaign Manager cancels no-bid Police Services Contract after media Inquiries
  18. Kyo-ya Hotel: Three of Five Zoning Board Members have Conflicts of Interest
  19. Hawaii Trial Judges Worst Paid in U.S.
  20. Crisis? 16.9% More Spending for Kauai Human Resources Dep’t
  21. Crisis? $30M Projects for Kona
  22. Hawaii homeowners threatened by foreclosure would have options to stay in homes
  23. Hawaii Muslims painted as Victims by Islam Day Proponent
  24. Six decades after death, Maui man receives Medal of Honor
  25. State Court Employees Contribute $19,489 to Japan Relief Fund
  26. Hawaii Seeks to Prohibit Sale of Intact Pets
  27. With Enactment of Hawaii Employment Non-Discrimination Law, One-Quarter of U.S. States Ban Discrimination on the Basis of Gender Identity
  28. Program nurses a need
  29. Work resumes at Oahu's oldest church for construction of a multi-purpose center
  30. Obama’s friend pleads no contest in prostitution case
  31. Rasmussen: No Osama Bounce for Obama
  32. Donald The Mole

 

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Monday, May 02, 2011
May 2, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:06 PM :: 12458 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
  1. Special Forces exterminate Osama Bin-Laden: Hideout was mansion next to Pakistani Military Academy
  2. Legislature to vote on $350M Increase in GE Tax
  3. Whirlwind legislative session draws to a close May 5
  4. Abercrombie signs Eight More Bills into Law
  5. Local Reaction To Osama’s Death: Relief, Worry
  6. Threat Level Raised At All Hawaii Army Installations
  7. How Much Hawaii Legislature’s Tax Hikes Will Cost You ($600M)
  8. Hawaii Legislature Increases Taxes, Spending, but Some Controversial Tax Measures Die
  9. Pay Raises for Hawaii Lawmakers Still on Table
  10. Law Lets Session Draw to a Close With Few Legislators Filing Disclosures
  11. Legislative Session Schedule for This Week
  12. Mortgage Foreclosure Bill Makes Cut
  13. Obama's close friend to appear in Honolulu court on Prostitution Rap
  14. Bill to protect victims of abuse nears OK
  15. Hawaii has nation’s Highest Teen Suicide Rate
  16. BoE Chair Horner continues to abuse Audit word 
  17. APEC conferees will see greener Nimitz Highway
  18. NYT: Standing Up for Guest Workers
  19. Project could help Nanakuli
  20. Honolulu Should Not Give Corporate Welfare Through Favoritism in Recycling Contracts
  21. Councilmember Tulsi Gabbard to drop use of Tamayo
  22. Four Seasons Resort reopens, recovered from tsunami damage
  23. Kauai Co Auditor surprised by county’s skyrocketing electric bill in 2010
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Friday, April 29, 2011
April 29, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 10:37 AM :: 6235 Views :: Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Crisis? Arrivals up 9.1% spending up 16.9%
  2. Conspicuous Gallantry: Medal of Honor for Kaho’ohanohano, Svehla
  3. British Hawaii: U.K. flavor in the former 'Sandwich Isles'
  4. Immigration Files: UH Manoa Counseled Obama Sr. “about his Playboy Ways”
  5. Taxpayer Giveaway to Billionaire Clinton Cronies among Key Measures Being Voted Today
  6. Legislators cross swords with voting seniors at own peril
  7. House Wants Pension Tax, Senate Doesn’t
  8. Arrivals up 11.8% despite calamity
  9. Hawaii lawmakers reach deal on state budget, Required $500M in New Taxes
  10. Legalized Gambling Proposal Gains New Life at Hawaii Legislature
  11. HSTA/DoE Wins Big! Longer school day requirement in Hawaii delayed
  12. Big Win for Obama, Enviros: Maui town faces $6 gas amid record price surge
  13. Tax Set at Ten Cents, But Passage Not Yet In The Bag
  14. Crisis? Kauai County declares fiscal position sound
  15. City Lawyers Told Council Members What Not To Ask On Rail Fact-Finding Trip
  16. Redistricting panel's rules inhibit public's participation, groups say
  17. Legislators extend shield law protecting journalists' sources
  18. Hope Probation Strains Hawaii Criminal Justice System
  19. Lawmakers Finally Agree On Anti-Prostitution Bill
  20. Working together, we can break cycle of meth addiction
  21. Tsunami all clear put boaters at risk
  22. Arnold’s contract ordeal points to problems at UH
  23. Hanabusa Hosts Art Competition from which she is Excluded
  24. Relic of 'Blessed' nun to return to Hawaii
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Thursday, April 28, 2011
April 28, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 11:20 AM :: 7782 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Hawaii Rated Worst State to Earn a Living
  2. Hawaii Anti-Trust Adventures: Investigating Big Five Control of Matson
  3. VIDEO: House GOP Caucus Hosts Balanced Budget Summit
  4. Abercrombie signs Six More Bills into law
  5. House saves the day after Senate votes 24-1 to dishonor Polynesian Discoverers of Hawaiian Isles
  6. Profitable Rhetoric: Mililani Trask signs Geothermal Deal
  7. Senate Run?  Hanabusa’s got her hand out again
  8. Start over on Big Wind Bidding, group tells state
  9. Legislators May Finish Spending this Morning, Taxing Next
  10. Will Hawaii Legislators Take 5% Pay Hike???
  11. Bag Tax: Enviros Fight Amongst Themselves over how much to steal from Consumers
  12. Golden Week Travel Falls 5% to 30% after Quake
  13. Caldwell/FACE: Mortgage legislation should address only 'bad actor' lenders
  14. Court dismisses challenge of Hawaiian Homes exemption
  15. Suspect Killed by Police had long record: Would be alive today if he were in prison where he belonged
  16. Helping the homeless is byproduct of preparing for APEC
  17. Insurers, Contractors still arguing over who will pay Trial Lawyers
  18. Hawaii Kai residents upset over proposed sewer rate hikes
  19. St Francis Medical center confronts Chapter 11 Again
  20. Bill would add teeth to domestic violence law
  21. Peter Boy is still missing, and his case remains inactive
  22. Dopers in Frenzy over Elimination of “Medical” marijuana for those who just want to feel medicated
  23. State driver’s licenses, ID cards do not conform to federal rules
  24. Big Foot: Hawaii County carbon footprint report released
  25. Hawaii Endangered Bird Conservation Program Recognized For Propagation Achievements
  26. Kill The Frogs?
  27. 3 Hawaii employers among semifinalists for award recognizing support for Guard, reserve troops
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Wednesday, April 27, 2011
April 27, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:23 PM :: 7451 Views :: Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development
  1. Abercrombie: HGEA Settles “without accusations and confrontation”
  2. HB1405: Lawmakers attempt an end run around the public in order to pass State Akaka bill
  3. Birthers vs. Truthers: The Double Standard on Conspiracy Theories
  4. White House Releases Obama’s Long-Form Birth Certificate
  5. Ignored Locally: Hawaii Investigative Reporter Gets National Recognition
  6. BoE says “Audit”, but No FINANCIAL Audits are planned
  7. Now that a Democrat is Governor, it is Time for Legislature to undo its “mistake” on UH regents
  8. Conference Committee Still Considering More Spending
  9. Abercrombie to Legislature; Just Ignore my AG on Medicare Pt B
  10. $150M Medicaid cuts risk care, opponents say
  11. Hawaii Legislative Conference Committee Working Hard on Instant Runoff Voting Bill
  12. HB688: Transsexual Agenda For Hawaii Schools
  13. Trial Lawyers seek Profit from Mass Release of Criminals
  14. Hawaii Human Trafficking Bill One Step From Governor's Desk
  15. Japanese Tourists 'Will Be Back Soon' to Hawaii
  16. Another Australian Airline to Fly Hawaii Routes
  17. No Hawaii Lawmakers Disclose Dependents With Stocks, Mutual Funds
  18. Josh Green finally figures out Medical Marijuana is a Scam, Pushes for Big Island Dope Dispensary
  19. HGEA vote fell well short of a mandate
  20. Nurses Head for Arbitration?
  21. HGEA Nurses underpaid compared to Private Hospitals
  22. SA: Don’t give more to nurses
  23. Bag Tax: Legislators plan to screw Retailers after luring them in with Revenue Sharing
  24. Coffman Screws Residential Solar Installers, Homeowners
  25. Hawaii to Drain Hurricane Fund to Cover Shortfall
  26. Obama Friend Titcomb Pleads Guilty In Traffic Court Case
  27. He’s No ‘Birther’ but Hawaii Senator Tackles Issues Surrounding Obama’s Birth Certificate
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Tuesday, April 26, 2011
April 26, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:51 PM :: 11042 Views :: Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development, World News, Hawaii History
  1. Back to bargaining Table: HGEA Nurses Reject Contract, other 6 Units Ratify
  2. Djou: Oahu has nation’s Highest Gas Taxes, City may raise higher
  3. Honolulu Pacific Office Properties could be De-listed by Stock Exchange
  4. HCR135: Special Interests hijack ALOHA Resolution
  5. Abercrombie signs Eight More Bills into Law
  6. Abercrombie announces Homeless Hotlines
  7. Birthers vs. Truthers: The Double Standard on Conspiracy Theories
  8. Panos for Mayor Again? Decision waits until after APEC in November
  9. Shapiro: Sam Slom moves to the fringe
  10. HSTA/DOE Join to Push Back against 180-day Law: Legislators want to fudge it
  11. Legislature resists governor's 'transformation of politics'
  12. Conference Committees To Focus on Tax Hikes Today
  13. Lawmakers still assuming fantasy returns on Pension Investments
  14. SA: Don't borrow to build rental-car facility  (Capital converted to operating!)
  15. 7000 Join AARP tele-Town Hall, Protest Pension Tax
  16. Department of Taxation suddenly decides cutting GE Tax exemptions will produce $41M less
  17. Amazon will dump Hawaii Affiliates if Legislature imposes GE Tax for online purchases
  18. The Price Is Wrong: Legislative Disclosures Undervalue Real Estate by $100,000s
  19. Hawaii County Property Valuations better than anticipated
  20. Kokobun’s Pork Project: State purchase of slaughterhouse key to food security
  21. Morita, Coffman team up with HELCO to deny Homeowners Solar Funding
  22. Slavery: Another supervisor pleads guilty, Cooperating with Feds?
  23. Kalapa: Nudging Government Toward Reform
  24. City & County of Honolulu Details Rail Bond Financing
  25. Schatz: Homeless 90-day Plan all about APEC
  26. Failed former Senator Ron Menor still out there pushing Gas Cap
  27. Another Honolulu Police officer to be arraigned on another drunken-driving charge
  28. Former TSA screener admits to stealing
  29. Act221 Scammers look to China
  30. Stockbroker Kimura Pleads Guilty
  31. Hawaii Government Employees Association Negotiations Not Authentic
  32. Abercrombie Rejected 2x: Selection Process for University of Hawaii Regents is Suddenly ‘Broken’
  33. Caesars CEO: Poker indictments present opportunity
  34. Judge halts foreclosure; others vulnerable?
  35. Stalinist Media Council still trying to seize HNN Broadcast License
  36. Plans for wave energy on Oregon Coast progressing
  37. Carter and other ex-leaders in North Korea on 3-day visit
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Saturday, April 23, 2011
April 23, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:22 PM :: 8863 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
  1. About the Birth Certificate
  2. Newsflash: DAGS releases comprehensive fiscal report for 2009
  3. SA: Feds need to ensure integrity of Hawaii's health care law
  4. HHSC Nurses rejecting HGEA Contract
  5. Hawaii lawmakers to decide on taxes and spending to balance projected $1.3B deficit
  6. Maui Chamber of Commerce: We’re TEA (taxed enough already); cut government instead
  7. High Gas Prices: Just one more excuse to raise taxes
  8. Measure seeks instant runoffs
  9. Real Clean Energy: KIUC Pushes Hydro Power
  10. Nonprofit Directors ask for maintained funding, restoration of grants
  11. Moana Surfrider:  Two Honolulu Zoning Board Members have hidden Conflicts of Interest
  12. Nanakuli industrial park dead
  13. Police officer arrested after Kona Street crash
  14. Herb Kane’s Wisconsin Roots
  15. Gay-Atheists hijack “Aloha Spirit” Resolution
  16. Chemophobia: Increasing levels of mercury found in rare Pacific albatross
  17. Birtherism: Where it all began
  18. Perfesser: Obama provides glimpse of future U.S. leaders
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Friday, April 22, 2011
April 22, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:18 PM :: 6787 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Killing the 180 Day School Year: HSTA caught in a lie
  2. GOP: Legislature putting Prepaid Health Care Act at risk
  3. Berg: Cut the Golf Subsidy, no new taxes
  4. TEA Party: Support Sen Slom’s No New Taxes Budget
  5. Applicants Sought for Chair of Hawaii Reapportionment Commission
  6. Former California Mayor Jumps Into Hawaii Election Legislation Controversy
  7. Don Horner: “Just like Walter Dods”
  8. Shapiro: Legislature should democratize itself before meddling in city elections
  9. Hanabusa Still hasn’t moved into District, wants District to move to Her
  10. Solomon, Galuteria push State Akaka Bill in Conference Committee
  11. Borreca: A balanced budget is nice but it's not really required
  12. Fontaine: Conference Committee could slip 1% GE Tax hike into HB793
  13. Bill would lets 1000s of Criminals out of Prison Early 
  14. Green Energy Scammers offer UH $6M Bribe
  15. SA: Lower barriers to solar power
  16. Land officials vote to revert Aina Lea land
  17. Crisis? Maui Council gives $243K to Nonprofit that has already banked $300K of taxpayer money
  18. Lawmakers advance 2-year extension of shield law
  19. Transit Authority: Council Must pay for What We Spend
  20. New Tech School Model frees Nanakuli from DoE Failure model
  21. Student Veterans At UH Snub their Own Forum
  22. Suits Allege “Deplorable” Conditions at Mayor Wright Homes
  23. Robert Carson Godbey to be named Corporation Counsel for City & County of Honolulu
  24. Sierra Club: Bag tax Honors Our Religion on Earth Day
  25. Sierra Club takes stance against Anaina Hou permits
  26. VP Dan Quayle in Hawaii
  27. Civil Beat Endorses Censorship
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Thursday, April 21, 2011
April 21, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:30 PM :: 9013 Views :: Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Shell Game: Rail Costs down, but Handi-van getting $1.15B?
  2. Honolulu Council Unanimously Opposes Instant Runoff Voting
  3. Slavery: Federal Suit targets A&B, ML&P Farms
  4. Missile Defense: Hawaii Five-O
  5. Gulen Cult trying to bribe Legislators with Free Trip to Turkey
  6. Conference Committee Starting with Tax Hikes
  7. SA: Don’t Count Deployed Military when redistricting
  8. State tax collections fall short of prediction—or do they?  (more tax hike propaganda)
  9. Golden Week loses some luster in Hawaii (more tax hike propaganda)
  10. House Clashes Over Saving Hawaii Health-Care Law
  11. True Colors: HSTA Freaks out over last minute Effort to save 180-day bill
  12. Hawaii Leads effort to Protect Transsexual Preschool Teachers
  13. Legislators should cut spending instead of increasing tobacco taxes
  14. Preserve the tobacco prevention fund for its intended purpose
  15. Rise in city gas tax makes it through Council hearing
  16. Council members question direction of rail authority
  17. Fired Honolulu Employee: Lax Oversight Led to Overtime 'Free-for-All'
  18. Maui Council Member: High Taxes are used to discourage Business (and this is an argument FOR tax hikes)
  19. The Right Price: A Few Favors For Neil’s Favorites?
  20. Mufi Launches Column, Discovers Tourism is Big in Hawaii
  21. Daily KOS: Hirono, Hanabusa start off slow in Senate race
  22. US, S. Korea Sign Agreement on Missile Defense System Development: Pentagon
  23. Mainland Firm Accused of Embezzling City Money
  24. After Obama’s sister Hired, Administration stops trying to cut E-W Center Funds
  25. HCC Chancellor Candidates Interviewed
  26. DOH: Waikiki restaurant one of 55 bed bug complaints in state
  27. Foie Gras Removed from Glamorous Maui Event After Animal Liberations Nuts outdo themselves in Sanctimony
  28. Married and in Hawaii, paroled killer complies with parole
  29. Hawaii Defense Attorney takes advantage of clients, is ordered to stop practicing law
  30. City considers relaxing fireworks storage law
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Wednesday, April 20, 2011
April 20, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:20 PM :: 6717 Views :: Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Slavery: Federal Suit targets Six Hawaii Farms, labor contractor
  2. Hawaii Congressional Delegation: How they Voted April 18, 2011
  3. SB99: Preserve Young Bros Monopoly on Inter-Island Shipping
  4. Balance Budget Summit April 20 at Capitol
  5. Shapiro: HSTA drama could win back HGEA Concessions
  6. SA: Give DoE an extra $16.4M (more tax hike propaganda)
  7. Honolulu Seeks $2B Bond Issue to fund Rail
  8. Berg: Hawaii Profiteering Off Honolulu Taxpayers
  9. Hawaii Transportation Costs to Climb Again
  10. Arts Support may dull budget blades
  11. Crisis? Kauai county Agency on Elderly Affairs seeks more spending
  12. Tax Increases: Payback Time for the Environment
  13. Arakawa reduces Tax Hike Request
  14. Matsuoka, Cayetano’s Director of troubled Office of Youth Services, approved to Head Hawaii Paroling Authority
  15. Inouye:  USDA-UH research aims to rein in child obesity
  16. CB to Carlisle: Make HPD Obey Open Records Law
  17. Hawaii's first female narcotics undercover officer shares memories, hardships in world of narcotics trafficking
  18. Hawaii Legislature grants legal protection to any man willing to put on a dress
  19. Enhanced solar water heater rebate program ends
  20. Team of UH West Oahu students to compete in national free enterprise competition
  21. Hawaii Patient Info to go online
  22. Nation of Islam Visits Hawaii
  23. Trump, Abercrombie team up to promote Birtherism
  24. Media doing excellent Job Promoting Birther Candidate
  25. Should Radiation from Japan Scuttle Spring Break in Hawaii? A Mom Agonizes
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Monday, April 18, 2011
April 18, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:36 PM :: 7034 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. How They Voted: House approves Pension Tax and GE Tax Hikes
  2. After lobbying in Hawaii: Online Poker sites seized by FBI, execs Indicted
  3. Hawaii Windfarms killing endangered Birds: After five years Mitigation Lags
  4. Kabuki Over: Legislators to meet for two weeks behind closed door, make real decisions
  5. Losing bidders might delay rail project
  6. Hawaii tram plan to learn from Edinburgh fiasco
  7. City Council Nominates Financial, Union Leaders to Transit Board
  8. STEM: A Private foundation is doing the job the DoE won’t
  9. SA: Campbell High is too big, so Conference Committees must Raise Taxes
  10. Senate Bill 249 gives the government rights to purchase Oahu's only slaughterhouse
  11. Eco-Religion Begins Warm-Up for Earth Day
  12. In Nine Months, Police Dept. Arrests Just One Pimp
  13. Your Tax Dollars at Work: State burns $100K on Bicycle-Sharing program
  14. Hawaii County Building: Roof repair needed just two years after $27.7M renovation
  15. Parents: Teacher Hit Kailua Teen With Hammer
  16. Honolulu gas prices near record; Maui at all-time high
  17. Tsunami flotsam reaches Kauai?
  18. HNN: Republicans cause Teen Suicide (no media bias here, eh?)
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Sunday, April 17, 2011
April 17, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:49 PM :: 6251 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Democrat Staffer, Obama voter heads Trump’s Birther Campaign
  2. GET exemptions in peril: Lawmakers want to reap taxes by spreading GE Tax
  3. Star-Advertiser: Taxes must be raised to pay for Tattoo Parlor Inspections
  4. SA: Cutbacks cripple many government functions (Propaganda)
  5. SA: Unions not resisting Pension restrictions for new hires (Propaganda)
  6. After six months of Abercrombie, and a lifetime of HGEA:  Government Employees’ Morale is low, thousands retiring June 30 (Propaganda backfires)
  7. HECO, Big Wind, Big Solar continue to obstruct rooftop installations
  8. Crisis: Maui Nonprofit banks $374K from County Grants
  9. Hawaii Reapportionment Commission starts work
  10. Naturopathic “Physician” presides over death at Childbirth
  11. Animal Liberation Nuts flood Leg with Opposition to State-Owned Slaughterhouse
  12. Bill mandates 'fixing' of cats, dogs before sale
  13. SA: Homeowners need shield from lenders' mistreatment
  14. Scammer Steals from Homeowners facing Foreclosure
  15. Enviro-Religion sees opportunity in High Oil Prices
  16. Fireworks storage called wrong place to start disposal
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Saturday, April 16, 2011
April 16, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:05 PM :: 6374 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. HGEA Contract: Government Workers get Paid to Stay Home Three Months
  2. SB756: Satellite TV Tax in omnibus Tax Bill
  3. Creative Accounting 101: Special Fund Raids
  4. Akaka’s Whistleblower Bill cited as example of Over-criminalization
  5. VIDEO: House GOP speaks up on Pension Tax, GE Tax, Internet Tax, Fees, and Special Funds
  6. VIDEO: House GOP debates Prepaid Health Care Act, Billion Dollar Cable, Foreclosures, Marijuana and More
  7. VIDEO: Hawaii Tea Party movement protests slew of tax proposals
  8. HGEA Contract: State creating new haves, have-nots
  9. ILind: Hawaii Taxes are about Average
  10. Hawaii Fires 10 Teachers for Misconduct in 2 Years
  11. Crisis? Hawaii jobless rate holds at 6.3 percent
  12. Hawaii’s Instant Runoff Voting Legislation – Veto Needed
  13. More Federal Funds? Not!  Reality begins to settle in for pork-fed Hawaii Politicos
  14. Big Wind and Big Solar continue to resist residential installations
  15. Heir to Vanderbilt Fortune to Represent Molokai?
  16. Cachola: Don’t Piss off the Legislature
  17. SA: Tighten historic homes rules
  18. Hawaii Dopers giving up on Fake Urine
  19. Aina Haina gunman released from Prison in January
  20. Crisis: Hawaii County Unveils $50M Government Building
  21. Contractors lobby for Insurers to Cover Shoddy Workmanship
  22. NYT: Waikiki Hotel using RFID Chips to track Stolen Towels
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Friday, April 15, 2011
April 15, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:59 PM :: 9188 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
  1. No New Taxes! Rally April 15--Honolulu, Kona, Hilo, Kahului, Lihue
  2. HGEA Negotiators: Hide furlough days, recoup losses after Legislature adjourns
  3. Birthers thank Abercrombie, Obama Thanks Birthers
  4. Group: Abercrombie using ‘strong arm tactics’ to force Beverage Tax
  5. Marumoto: Pension Tax is a foot in the door towards taxing moderate, low income Pensioners
  6. Balance Budget Summit April 20 at Capitol
  7. How They Voted: SB1329 House passes Motor Vehicle tax Hike
  8. Honolulu Councilmembers reject Berg resolution, cite fear of retaliation
  9. Inspecting his cattle: Jeff Stone Polls Democratic Senate Primary
  10. Hanabusa: Lingering resentment toward Case among “Multi-cultural base”
  11. Good economic news belies Abercrombie’s Tax Hike Pitch
  12. Democrat ‘Non-Profits” Demand Tax Hikes
  13. OHA strengthens grip on Non-Profit sector
  14. Legislature proposes welfare for losing contractors
  15. Bombardier: Honolulu Didn't Keep Its Word on Rail Contract
  16. Breene Harimoto pulls back from Brink in Rail Fight
  17. NYT: Hawaii Doubles Down on 'Big Wind’
  18. Online Poker Sites which lobbied Hawaii Legislature Indicted by FBI
  19. Abercrombie’s Priest rejects Homeless Tent Cities, looks to River Street as model
  20. Times have changed for the Big Five, big labor
  21. VIDEO: MauiTime Publisher Tommy Russo Assaulted By MPD, “Dog the Bounty Hunter” team
  22. Maui Bag Ban: 75% Now Use Paper Bags as tree-huggers become tree-choppers
  23. Auwahi Wind, Sempra proposes Wind Farm on 18,000 acre Maui Cattle Ranch
  24. Senate's approval of appointed members marks a major change for school governance
  25. SA: Reconsider diploma decision
  26. 3 foreclosure reform bills could pass
  27. King of Pork Inouye appointed to serve on bipartisan federal deficit reduction team
  28. U.S. stages "most challenging" missile-defense test
  29. Hawaii, Other States, Form Caucus to Oppose TSA Intrusions
  30. Hawaii blast came as workers dismantled fireworks
  31. Federal Pork: Bill Kills Off Program on Hawaii Whaling Industry
  32. Forums to be held on 4 candidates for chancellor of Hawaii Community College
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Friday, April 08, 2011
April 8, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:07 PM :: 7797 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. No New Taxes! Rally April 15--Honolulu, Kona, Hilo, Kahului, Lihue
  2. HGEA: Contract Agreement includes Paid Time Off
  3. VIDEO: Lanai Wind Fall Out
  4. Abercrombie Announces $300M in new CIP Spending—“This is just the beginning”
  5. Full Results: Daily Kos Hawaii Poll
  6. GOP: Abercrombie Approval rating down to 48%
  7. Hirono, Hanabusa vote for Government Shutdown, stop paying troops
  8. Akaka Bill Passes Indian Affairs Committee
  9. How They Voted: Senate Ways and Means votes to hike GE Tax by eliminating exemptions
  10. SB1363 10-cents-per-bag Tax: Greens, Big Business, Big Government team up to Rip Off Consumers
  11. Borreca: Abercrombie is Tanking
  12. Rebellion in the Senate Kills 1%GE Tax Hike Proposal—Exemptions to be hit
  13. HGEA Agreement amounts to 1.5% Pay Hike—Carlisle
  14. Star-Advertiser: Abercrombie not upfront with public about HGEA Deal
  15. Contract: NOT THE “NEW DAY” PEOPLE VOTED FOR 
  16. Federal Shutdown: Inouye uninterested in the kind of cutting that Democrats now see as necessary
  17. State-run Superferry plan still afloat
  18. Forum on geothermal energy to include OHA Cronies
  19. Elected BoE sez Bye-Bye
  20. Boaters bemoan lack of aid after Schatz comes back from DC Empty handed
  21. Meetings will gather comments on proposed wind farm
  22. Wood-Burning Power plant vote delayed
  23. IRV Produces results like Berg’s Win in Council District 1
  24. Hawaii journalist shield law extension advances
  25. Banned Fireworks Storage:  Explosion claims Four Lives
  26. Ways and Means votes against Legislators’ 5% Salary Hike
  27. Judiciary Committee defers bill to convert Sick Leave into vacation Days
  28. Inouye, Akaka: Let gay sex tourists give away Green Cards
  29. Prison Guard gets 18 months for Gay Rape of inmate
  30. University of Hawaii Wants To Close Major Research Group
  31. With Tourism squeezed, Rep Roy Takumi pushes against Free Trade with S Korea
  32. Ex-Reform Party Birther Trump touted Pelosi as “The Best”
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Thursday, April 07, 2011
April 7, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:08 PM :: 7923 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. State Reaches Agreement with HGEA
  2. Unemployment rate dips to 5.2 percent in Honolulu  (oops!)
  3. GE Tax hearing: Democrats demand choice between two types of GE Tax Hike, nobody fooled
  4. Democrats to buy Support for GE Tax hike with $100M in tax Credits
  5. HGEA: Tentative Agreement on Parameters of Contract 
  6. HGEA Comp Time: Governor Just Kicked the can down the road again
  7. Mayors still in dark about HGEA Contract
  8. House Finances passes Tax Credits for Billionaire Clinton Cronies, Bag Tax hiked to 10 cents for middle class
  9. Study: U.S. has 4M gay adults; 1.7 pct. of populace
  10. Committee Approves Five Hawaii Ed Board Appointees
  11. Kauai Council Rejects Biodegradable bags
  12. Rush to Use Crops as Fuel Raises Food Prices and Hunger Fears
  13. Hawaii County Council to burn through $56M—14 new projects
  14. Case to announce Senate bid within 10 days, claims to be OK with Inouye
  15. Loss of Hawaiian album Grammy greeted with dismay and shrugs
  16. Obama golf pal arrested in Honolulu prostitution sting
  17. Trump: I Have Investigators in Hawaii...'They Cannot Believe What They're Finding'
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Wednesday, April 06, 2011
April 6, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:50 PM :: 6057 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. HB793: Hikes GE Tax 25%, eliminates exemptions, Hearing Wednesday
  2. No New Taxes! Rally April 15--Honolulu, Kona, Hilo, Kahului, Lihue
  3. GE Tax Showdown in Senate—A vote to remember in November
  4. Senate Indian Affairs Committee to vote on Akaka Bill Thursday
  5. Ward: 100s of alternatives to tax hike
  6. House GOP Calls on Abercrombie to Cut Spending
  7. SB570: Hawaii Pension Tax Bill Alive and Well
  8. Recktenwald appoints Acoba Kauai District Court Judge
  9. Hawaii Guard told to prepare for possible deployment
  10. Senate Budget demands $650M in new Revenues
  11. Sen. Sees Unions Behind Tax Increase Proposal
  12. Airlift capacity nearly unchanged
  13. McDonald's Hiring 1,000 New Hawaii Employees  (no crisis here)
  14. Shapiro: New developments show rail project way off track
  15. Civil Beat catches up to Hawai’i Free Press on Todd Apo Ethics Violations
  16. Martin: No problem with Garcia’s $60K Side Job
  17. Maui Green Police hunt down Bag Ban Violators –impose $1000/day fines
  18. Senate Hearing Begins on Board of Education Nominees
  19. Bills target isle harbors for private development
  20. Insurer, hospital agree on new compensation system
  21. UH advised to ‘forgive’ debt
  22. UH-Hilo seeks $36M to build student housing
  23. Hawaii County to buy 3000 ac of ‘open space’
  24. Man Who Conned Hawaii Inmates Pleads Guilty
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Tuesday, April 05, 2011
April 5, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:15 PM :: 8031 Views :: Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development
  1. Todd Apo and KoOlina: Ethics Violation kept secret since 2007
  2. VIDEO: GOP balances budget without Tax Hikes
  3. No New Taxes! Rally April 15--Honolulu, Kona, Hilo, Kahului, Lihue
  4. Hawaii’s Congressional Delegation: How They Voted April 4, 2011
  5. Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders own 11,383 Hawaii businesses
  6. Abercrombie gets around to announcing appointment of Kawakami to State House
  7. Abercrombie Appoints Judge Loo to Maui Circuit Court
  8. Hawaii Gun Permits hit new record in 2010
  9. Kaauwai: Are you better off now than you were 2 1/2 years ago?
  10. Senate Dems to Force choice between two types of GE Tax hike
  11. GE Tax Hike: Tell them what you think
  12. Now Where Will They Find The Money?
  13. Unions Rally at Capitol, Demand more Spending
  14. Ethically Challenged Apo among picks for Transit Authority
  15. A State Indian Tribe for OHA Cronies
  16. Loser Van Dyke on New Akaka Bill: Nothing to see here, just move along
  17. Judiciary to Vote on AG Louie
  18. Senate Hearings for BoE Nominees to Begin Tomorrow
  19. Japan Airline Cuts countered by increases elsewhere, Charters planned for Golden Week
  20. Timeshare in Hawaii: Build it and They Will Come
  21. Movie stars, billionaires and corporate execs are arriving more often in private jets
  22. Lawmakers give men wearing dresses a chance to strike it rich
  23. Shapiro: Where was the vetting on Maui judge appointment?
  24. Wildman: A DISTURBING PATTERN? 
  25. Kalapa, Milks win majority on Credit Union Board
  26. Kamehameha headmaster to retire after 23 years
  27. Clayton Hee about to Kill Shield law
  28. It's Too Early For Law Regulating Undersea Cable
  29. Borreca: Global warming should be on governor’s agenda
  30. Superferry Redux: Pasha Line new vessel to offer roll on-roll off service
  31. State held responsible for deaths of 2 women
  32. ABC News: Duckworth for Hawaiian Senator?
  33. Bill Clinton: 'Birthers' will hurt GOP
  34. LA Times: Why Hillary Clinton must run in 2012
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Monday, April 04, 2011
April 4, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:10 PM :: 7025 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. HB793: Hikes GE Tax 25%, eliminates exemptions, Hearing Wednesday
  2. Save Our Jobs—Stop SB741 Alcohol Tax
  3. Abercrombie’s Board of Education: Accountability begins now, and it’s already ugly
  4. U.S. Supreme Court Won't Hear Nader Hawaii Ballot Access Case
  5. Abercrombie Administration delays endangering lives of Combat Pilots, soldiers
  6. Hawaii Hotels posting strong revenue and occupancy rates
  7. Prudential: Worst may be over for Oahu Real Estate Market
  8. Senate to Hear Testimony against both kinds of GE Tax hikes Wednesday
  9. Unions, Non-profits to push for more spending at Rally today
  10. Governor has no clue on balancing budget
  11. Tax Hikes Pending in Hawaii Legislature Might Require Cigar Smokers to Take Out a Second Mortgage
  12. HD 14 Nomination raises ethical questions
  13. Bill: Instant Runoff Voting
  14. Rail:  Council grills Carlisle Admin on Billion Dollar Deception
  15. Berg Cheapest On Honolulu City Council
  16. Former news anchor ready to give her all for schools  (Another one who did not apply)
  17. Council to consider county furloughs, wage cuts
  18. SA: Turtle Bay reset welcome
  19. California firm joins Molokai wind project: Pattern Energy Group is expected to “engage all of the community”
  20. Ocean AC project is safe, firm says
  21. US Rep. Hirono says she advanced measure granting $6M Hawaii airport improvement pork
  22. Brockovich still pushing Hexavalent Chromium Scam
  23. 175 years of boarding at LHS celebrated at David Malo Day
  24. The quiet Draft of Tammy Duckworth?
  25. Samantha Power to be the next Secretary of State?
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Saturday, April 02, 2011
April 2, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 11:17 AM :: 8507 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development
  1. GOP Files Ethics complaint over Nestor Garcia’s $60K side job
  2. Abercrombie names DBEDT Deputy Director
  3. HB1049: Raid on Hurricane Fund to Trigger 7.5% Tax on Premiums?
  4. Panos: Wind Study doesn't answer questions about Cost
  5. Abercrombie names new UH Regents, E-W Center Board members
  6. Friday Night Surprise: GET Hike Back on Table
  7. Maui News: Abercrombie is “pathetic excuse for leadership” we need Linda Lingle
  8. Legislators prepare to gut 180 day law
  9. Rail Funds: Oahu Taxpayers $623M, Congress $34M
  10. Bombardier wants the city to disclose more information about Ansaldo’s Winning Rail proposal
  11. Molokai expels Wind Farm, Maui could be next Victim
  12. Carlisle says labor savings may have to go beyond 5 percent
  13. Secret labor Agreement: Hawaii commerce department to end furlough days
  14. Tax Sweeps of Vendors Begin Again
  15. Obamacare Preview: Penalties for those with health risks considered in 2009 by Hawaii’s public employee health plan
  16. One week after Dengue Fever, Mosquito Control becomes excuse for Tax Hikes
  17. VIDEO: Prison or Youth ChalleNGe? The future fate of Kulani
  18. Brewbaker resists jumping to conclusions about Japan Tsunami
  19. Airport parking rates to increase statewide
  20. Office of Information Practices Director Selected
  21. Bankruptcies average 297 per month, down from 330
  22. Canadian Hawaii Real Estate Fraud to face trial
  23. US task force arrests 61 fugitives on Maui
  24. Ariz. law bans abortions based on race or gender
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Friday, April 01, 2011
April 1, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:02 PM :: 8085 Views :: Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. House GOP releases Balanced State Budget without Tax Hikes
  2. Wildman’s Firm didn’t pay Payroll Taxes 
  3. Mufi on Senate race: Washington DC has always been an interest of ours
  4. Hawaii House GOP Proposes Budget Fixes without Tax Hikes
  5. Abercrombie Head Fake: Senate to decide between Two types of GE Tax Hike
  6. More Federal Funds? Schatz returns from DC Empty Handed
  7. Asselbaye: “We cannot continue cutting government”
  8. Tax on sugary drinks would be discriminatory and seriously harm our economy
  9. Hawaii Tax Revenues rise with Gas Prices
  10. Hawaiian Airlines to DOUBLE flights to Japan (Meanwhile Abercrombie prophesizes doom)
  11. Tsutsui Names Ex-Rep Amaral to judge selection panel (Crony of Danner sisters, tied to new version of Akaka Bill)
  12. Lambda, ACLU drop suit, plan for next suit: “We’ll be watching closely for any signs of problems” with Civil Unions
  13. Abercrombie: My relationships with Legislators are excellent, we’re not pals
  14. New BOE era off to good start
  15. Senate to vote on Closing School, converting to Prison
  16. Former Casino Boss; Don’t Do it!
  17. Legalized Bribery Bill Tabled
  18. Hawaii State Bank resolution still alive 
  19. The Bus: Doesn’t have the financial mobility to add routes—as Rail expenses mount
  20. Stock buy foments talk of A&B breakup
  21. State receives 12 more suspected cases of dengue
  22. States Propose Measures to Alter, Remove CON Processes
  23. Program may bring displaced citizens of Japan to stay on Maui
  24. Turtle Bay project pared down
  25. $45M fine tilts Horizon to bankruptcy
  26. Birthers have nothing on rabid anti-Bushers
  27. Found Photos: The Story of Chicago's "Little Hawaii" Neighborhood
  28. With mom in hospital, “Psychic” Sylivia Brown’s son struggles to keep up
  29. Sale of $100M home has Hawaii connections
  30. Omidyar Accidentally Buys Hawaii
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Wednesday, March 30, 2011
March 30, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:37 PM :: 6113 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. No New Taxes! Rally April 15--Kona, Hilo, Kahului, Lihue
  2. Daily KOS Polls Hawaii Senate Race: Mufi 47–Lingle 40
  3. CoR: Tsunami effect smallish, Weak February tax receipts major factor
  4. COFA Migrations: Field work complete, GAO Audit report due in September
  5. VIDEO: House debates Retirement, Gambling, Insurance—and frozen Bread
  6. HTA addressing “short-term consolidation of flights” by JAL
  7. State honors sacrifice of 17 with medal
  8. Hawaii Visitors Up 11.8% in Feb—so how are tax receipts down?
  9. Pot, Kettle, Black: Abercrombie calls Trump Bankrupt
  10. Forbes: Honolulu most expensive tourist destination, prices up 20% on strong demand
  11. Media Portrays Public as supporting Tax Hikes, Lottery
  12. Cayetano, Slom and Slater plan to sue over rail project
  13. Akaka Bill Reintroduced to Congress
  14. Precisely as Predicted: Hawaii's Race To The Top Delayed
  15. ABERCROMBIE TO ANNOUNCE HIS PICKS FOR BOARD OF EDUCATION
  16. Kauai Dems Name three to Replace Rep Morita
  17. AARP Rallies against Pension Tax, for more spending
  18. Last Appointment: Hee v. Louie
  19. Two Hawaii Labor Trafficking Bills Still Alive
  20. Gay Marriage: Invented in Hawaii for first time in history of human race
  21. Medicaid for non-American non-immigrants?
  22. Japan's tsunami debris headed for West Coast, then Hawaii
  23. Abercrombie Fundraiser to be sentenced on Dope Charges
  24. Punatic Dopers Sue County, demand $5M
  25. Kakaako homeless: where are they now?
  26. Hi Co Furloughs: Council Pressures Kenoi on bargaining position
  27. Zoo accreditation in jeopardy
  28. Tsutsui on Akaka: New definition of Obsequious
  29. Pawlenty Calls Out Trump’s Birtherism
  30. Why Liberals Love the Birthers
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Tuesday, March 29, 2011
March 29, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 11:23 AM :: 6007 Views :: Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. No New Taxes! Rally April 15--Kona, Hilo, Kahului
  2. Hawaii Legislature to Honor 16 fallen Heroes
  3. Djou: No plans to seek seat in Senate
  4. Durbin's Flawed Islamophobia Hearing
  5. Rep Brower: “Info Brief Your Ego”
  6. Was Abercrombie Bragging about Secret Labor Settlement?
  7. Delayed Refunds: Abercrombie could use Budget trick he derided as Phony
  8. Senate Ways and Means Committee considers 5% GE Tax
  9. Making The Tax Increase Hidden
  10. State’s Finances Grim, State Agencies Asked to Cut Spending by 10 Percent, Legislators debate excuses needed for GE Tax hike
  11. Soda tax getting another look in Hawaii
  12. Senators seek specifics on Abercrombie's vow to remake government
  13. But Administration Testifies in favor on more spending
  14. Kouchi: What state services do you want to keep? (Peddling Tax Hikes)
  15. DoE Advertiser claims cuts will end Education reform
  16. JAL drops one Honolulu Flight for three weeks in April
  17. Gaming advocates are seizing on the Tsunami panic
  18. Hawaii’s public financing pilot project likely to fall along with Arizona’s campaign law
  19. Alexander to preach Abercrombie to Catholics
  20. “More Federal Funds” Ecos now claim “$10s of Millions in Tsunami damage” to NW Hawaiian Isles
  21. Honolulu City Council Chairman: 'Don't Tell Me I'm a Whore'
  22. Carlisle’s Roads Nominee is stockholder, employee of Contractor CH2M Hill—But Councilmembers approve anyway
  23. Berg, Anderson: Counties being ‘robbed’, State ‘skimming’ TAT
  24. Committee OKs bill to end discount on recycling fees
  25. Maui residents oppose wind farm access road plans
  26. Hawaii WWII Vets Mark Anniversary: Group Plans Celebration For Congressional Gold Medal
  27. Japan nuclear isotope that reached Hawaii identified as iodine-131
  28. Pearl City river considered a breeding ground for mosquitoes
  29. SA: Stop shark tour boat violence
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Monday, March 28, 2011
March 28, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:45 PM :: 6266 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. SB605: Legislators to raise Salary Caps for DoE Bureaucrats?
  2. Redistricting for A Republican Hawaii
  3. Abercrombie to Petty, Bogged Down Legislature: Stop bickering and pointing fingers
  4. Hawaii Wind Developer tied to Largest-ever asset seizure by anti-Mafia police
  5. SB1363 Bag Tax: Greens, Big Business, Big Government team up to Rip Off Consumers
  6. CB: Raising GE Tax “looks increasingly plausible”
  7. ACT 221 Scammers Push for Hawaii Stock Exchange Formation
  8. OHA Homeless Tent City , Akaka Tribe Bills nearing final approval
  9. SA: Poker Bill violates Federal Law
  10. Poker Alliance “dubious” about State regulation of Internet Poker
  11. Alaska looks at Tourism: “Hawaii’s success story”
  12. Japan Airlines cuts flights to Hawaii and other destinations
  13. SA: Palolo Elementary a model for improvement
  14. Isle food stamp use rises As state gives them to families making over $48K/year
  15. Keeping Hawaii Inmates' IDs Out of The Trash
  16. Haleiwa businesses rally around shark tour owner
  17. Senate Judiciary Committee Sitting on Human Trafficking Bill
  18. 9th Circuit Panel Upholds decision in suit against Hawaii's State Historic Preservation Division
  19. 2 Big Island resorts still closed because of tsunami damage
  20. Bill seeks end to city subsidy for recycling
  21. Revisionist History: Godless Senators now consider abolishing Columbus Day
  22. Prominent Chinese blogger charged as crackdown deepens
  23. Birther Trump: I want Hawaii governor 'investigated'
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Sunday, March 27, 2011
March 27, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:57 PM :: 9338 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, World News, Hawaii History
  1. Djou: Presidential Leadership is Missing in Libya
  2. No New Taxes! Rally April 15--Kona, Hilo, Kahului
  3. Case: Poll shows I whip any Democrat in 2012 Senate Primary
  4. VIDEO: FBI investigating Gulen Charter Schools, parents pulling kids out
  5. Hawaii to keep prisoners on Mainland: Lack of space forces state to continue to bid out for incarceration
  6. Robotics: Six Hawaii Teams headed for St Louis Championships
  7. Still No response from Obama as Hirono, Abercrombie beg for Disaster Declaration
  8. $2900/month from Ewa developer:  Nestor Garcia has ANOTHER side job
  9. HECO to select Cable Contractor, Hand Ratepayers the Bill
  10. Abercrombie uses Kahuku Wind Scam to pressure Lanai, Molokai
  11. Louie’s Record as Chair of Aloha Tower Development Corp should bar confirmation by Senate
  12. Chang: Poker Casinos don’t go far enough
  13. Tsunami justifies push for State Pension Reforms
  14. Hawaii may drain hurricane funds to pay for Abercrombie give aways
  15. Cayetano, Dan Case back Abercrombie’s Judicial secrecy
  16. Ed Case to Decide About Hawaii Senate Bid Soon
  17. Only Four Legislators think Abercrombie’s pet Think Tank is worth $200
  18. SA: Tsunami justifies push to diversify Tourism Market
  19. Democrat Operative pushes to revive Single Casino proposal
  20. Crime in Waikiki: Tourism Industry pushes back against Homelessness Industry
  21. Hawaii medical (sic) marijuana dispensary bill amended—could open up in Waikiki
  22. Alaska Airlines Begins Service to Lihue from Oakland and San Jose 1,000 new visitors every week
  23. Diabetes Program Begins in Vulnerable Marshall Islands
  24. Gay opposition rises against Israel Apartheid Week
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Saturday, March 26, 2011
March 26, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:20 PM :: 6896 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Prince Kuhio: The bridge from Kingdom to State
  2. Hawaii Internet Poker Bill part of nationwide effort by illegal Gambling Sites
  3. Hotwire: Hawaii hotel rates jump 25%, growth tops nation
  4. Side Effects: Children Face Reduced Access to Coverage Under Obamacare
  5. Waialua HS takes lead in Robotics Regionals
  6. Another Secret Labor Agreement Exposed: Paid Time Off given 4,900 UPW, HGEA members by Abercrombie Admin
  7. Inouye Backs Obama’s Libya War 
  8. Progressives want to silence debate over Senatorial race
  9. Japan Tsunami now becomes excuse to drain Hurricane Fund to pay for Abercrombie Giveaways
  10. Hawaii seeks to protect its unique health law?
  11. Stanford Carr: “Maui Real Estate is booming”
  12. Naval shipyard: “We’re Hiring”
  13. Hawaii House committee chair doesn't want to hear from Ethics Commission
  14. Inouye pushes Kalaupapa flight subsidy for Contributor
  15. Cronies squabble over how to profit from School Closures
  16. OHA’s End-run Bad For All Hawaii
  17. Tobacco tops list as Ethics Commission Releases Lobbying Expense Disclosures
  18. Pearl City residents asked to clean up dengue breeding grounds
  19. Rep Rivere to speak out against North Shore Arsons
  20. The Best and Brightest: Rep Jerry Chang Trapped in London, needs $2800
  21. Maui Internment Camp: “He was treated good”
  22. Plastic ‘disappears’ from garbage patch
  23. Laysan Island completely covered by Tsunami, Seven workers survive
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Wednesday, March 23, 2011
March 23, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:53 PM :: 8542 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Legislators, DBEDT support two casinos and Internet Gaming—Amendment violates Federal Law
  2. Hawaii Congressional Delegation AWOL on Libya
  3. 9-11 truthers claim Shinseki running for Hawaii Senate seat, Inouye’s office forced to deny
  4. US Approaching Insolvency, Fix To Be 'Painful': Dallas Federal Reserve Chair Fisher
  5. Only “modest decline” in Japan travel
  6. Shapiro: Governor needs to deliver on vow to do more with less
  7. Abercrombie on Rail:  “It’s all photos and photo-ops right now. I’ve seen those before.”
  8. Honolulu Council plays hardball over Transit Authority
  9. State Still Wants to Cap Counties' Share of TAT
  10. Public Workers “comfortable with furloughs” -- May Be Offered 'Mini Furlough'
  11. Legislators, Big Business push Bag Tax on Hawaii shoppers
  12. First Hawaiian: $1.8M raised for Japan relief
  13. Bill legalizing $200 bribes still alive
  14. HCR107 to investigate secession from United States
  15. SA: DoE Doesn’t need to test students (SB1282)
  16. Panel tables bill over electing attorney general
  17. Mysterious Abercrombie OIP pick Rejects Offer, vanishes
  18. Hawaii Legislature Backs Off Punishing Tourism Publications
  19. Developer: Maui Windfarm to be dead in 25 years
  20. Akaka teams up with 47 Senate Dems to protect Green Energy Scammers
  21. Resurrected: Gambling Inserted into Shell Bill
  22. County mum on felon fire captain
  23. Former Maui officer charged with sex assault, kidnapping
  24. Despite Furloughs, Overtime Down in Most City Departments (Oops!)
  25. Other Cities Report Problems with Honolulu Rail Contractor
  26. County hearing officer recommends Hu Honua permit approval
  27. Hawaiian Elec. in Solar Power Pact
  28. Developer gets approval for new mall on DHHL land in Kapolei
  29. Tsunami, Power Outages Still On Minds Of Many Ewa Residents
  30. Hawaii’s #6 Tax Delinquent ensnared in Calif. building dispute
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Sunday, March 20, 2011
March 20, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:27 PM :: 8413 Views :: Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development
  1. SB1282/HB1055: Bills would “repeal norm-referenced testing” in the DoE
  2. Hawaii’s Bernard von NotHaus Convicted of Minting His Own Currency—could get 15 years
  3. Borreca: Hirono vs Hanabusa for Senate?
  4. Schatz in DC to Cash in on Tsunami
  5. Japanese tourists still coming to isles –strong Yen is factor
  6. Ratepayers to be stuck with bill for $1B cable project to bring wind electricity to Oahu
  7. Clayton Hee: Sustainability=State Ownership  (PUBLIC)
  8. Clients burn over kitchen's closing by State (PRIVATE)
  9. Captain Admits Young Bros causes extensive unreported Coral Reef Damage
  10. District Cooling in Hawaii—Importing a ready-made Profitable, Politically Connected, Non-Profit
  11. Enviro scammers: Bag taxes are Fun! (SB1363)
  12. Union Bosses continue to Loot Unity House Assets
  13. BOE chief pitches ads on campus--Toguchi proposes selling advertising space at public schools as a way to raise cash
  14. Kauai Budget climbs as tax assessments fall
  15. Hawaii Dope Doctors giving Medical Marijuana to Minors
  16. MELE minds music's business
  17. Legislature, Landed Aristocracy seek to silence discussion of PASH rights
  18. Kawaiahao burials dispute a defining moment for Hawaiians
  19. Protecting the Kona name
  20. KIUC Voters reelect incumbents
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Saturday, March 19, 2011
March 19, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:46 PM :: 5271 Views :: Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
  1. Case: Inouye not in control, won’t be able to designate next Senator
  2. Abercrombie picks Wildman for Circuit Court, refuses to name nominees
  3. HB638--New Voting System for Hawaii: Round up as many candidates as possible, gang up on the front runners
  4. Enviros win 90% in Hawaii Supreme Court
  5. Defeating Assisted Suicide: Four Victories - One to go
  6. Full Text: Pacific Commander Admiral Willard Q&A on Search and Rescue in Japan
  7. Ghouls: Do Japan's woes make hiking GET more palatable?
  8. Abercrombie thrilled about new Spending
  9. Abercrombie has to be living in Cave
  10. Another Step Taken To State-Owned Slaughterhouse
  11. Ethics: Is Rail worth $36.75 to Legislators?
  12. CONFIRMED: DoE Bullying Policy Serves Transsexual Agenda for Hawaii Schools
  13. Scientists Predict Japan's Tsunami Trash To Hit Hawaii Shores in 18 mos
  14. Abercrombie to join wind energy scammers at Grand Opening
  15. VIDEO: Hawaii Council chair “deeply concerned” with Kenoi budget
  16. More Revisionist History hits bookstores Next Week
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Thursday, March 17, 2011
March 17, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:59 PM :: 7597 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

SB218: Will Legislature force St Francis Hospitals to close over forced abortion?

Abercrombie to open new State Information Technology Department with donation from dot.com Billionaire (No conflict of interest there, eh?)

Blabercrombie: “The war of each against all, which has an iron grip on our country, is coming to an end in Hawaii”

Mercado Kim says Hannemann is Godfather as ‘divisive’ Democrat Primary goes from crowded to jam-packed

Is Linda Lingle Competitive? Cast your vote as PPP considers poll on Hawaii Senate Race

Hawaii presents the most decisive defeat for assisted suicide and euthanasia to date

Dismissed in Federal Court, Convicted Felon Keanu Sai fails in effort to seize control of Hawaii

House OKs $21 billion draft budget—GE Tax hike on Horizon

Abercrombie Now 'Flexible' On Raising GET

Abercrombie During the campaign vs. post swear-in

Abercrombie launches Office of Information Management and Technology with Donation from dot.com Billionaire (No conflict of interest to see here, just move along.)

Ethics Commission Opposes Bill; More Free Invites for Lawmakers

Kauai Budget hikes spending 12%—property tax hike still on table

No Budget Approval Needed for Rail at this Time, City Council Told

Abercrombie’s Sales Pitch for Hawaii Tourism: “A drug cartel is not going to murder you here."

Tsunami cripples 2 Big Isle hotels, one may never reopen

Tsunami claims 8 homes on East End Molokai

Hawaii Lawmaker: Nuclear Energy Still 'Viable Option'

Slom gives rundown on Morita

Dopers not pleased with Single Dispensary on Maui

Homeless removed from Kakaako lot—25 finally choose to go into shelters

Taxpayers, Ratepayers forced to subsidize Unwanted Solar Water Heaters

Mandatory Spending Now Exceeds all Federal Revenues

Desperate Luddites: GMOs make you fat

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Wednesday, March 16, 2011
March 16, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:24 PM :: 7024 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Abercrombie: 100 Days, 10 Broken Promises

Ward: Budget does not account for COFA, CoR Revision, Japan tourism dropoff

Ewa Community to discuss Emergency Preparedness after blackout, Tsunami

Abercrombie Administration advises Public to Avoid Ingesting Potassium Iodide

Shapiro: Schatz, Hirono, Hanabusa may push Case, Hannemann out of Senate race  

Abercrombie’s Mitsunaga: We occasionally got contracts honestly  

Abercrombie’s first 100 days reveal worrisome inconsistencies  

SA: Release judicial nominee names  

Furlough Fridays Forgotten by Abercrombie?  

Abercrombie finds “More Federal Funds” in Tsunami  

Budget Outburst: Calvin Say scared, full of fear, Storms out of hearing  

Pension Tax: “A lower threshold is the ultimate goal”  

Carlisle proposes 36% Gas Tax Hike  

Furfaro not seeking vacant HD 14 Seat  

Two-Thirds vote needed for Bond Issue: Turn one vote and Kill Rail  

Rail hearing to be continued  

Maui: Committee holds off on putting end to furloughs

WSJ looks at Japanese travel after Kobe, SARS outbreak  

Obama: Japan Radiation Won't Reach Hawaii (VIDEO)  

Fukushima: Mark 1 Nuclear Reactor Design Caused GE Scientist To Quit In Protest  

Kauai Dam Breach Killed 7 Five Years Ago, But Criminal Charges Against Dam Owner are Still Pending  

UH Richardson School of Law drops 23 spots  

House Committee: Potheads to get marijuana ‘dispensary’ on Maui  

Hawaii’s Physician Discipline is Poor  

Hawaiian Schools Threaten To Boycott State Test  

Hawaii Legislature Should Honor Ronald Reagan  

After being rousted from Kakaako Park, homeless man threatens to leave Hawaii  

HECO sends thousands of outage customers apology, $50  

Free Two-Part Program for Non-Lawyers on “Online Legal Resources”  

Puppy mill bill advancing  

Former SDS Leader Todd Gitlin to speak at UH Manoa  

Don Ho's children evicted by Trustees

 

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Saturday, March 12, 2011
March 12, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 10:37 AM :: 9847 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, World News, Hawaii History

Japan-Hawaii Relief Fund set up at First Hawaiian Bank

Photos, Video: Explosion at Fukushima Nuclear plant

Japanese officials say the container housing the reactor was not damaged and that radiation levels have now fallen

9,500 unaccounted for in Miyagi's Minamisanriku: local gov't

Tsunami Statements from Governor’s Office

VIDEOS: Hotels, Businesses in Kona, Kohala, Wailuku, Kauai flooded

State Senate cancels committee hearings, House does not

Legislature's backwash flush with antics on ethics and pay

Hawaii House Passes Instant Runoff Voting Bill

Hawaii’s Marijuana Bills May Die in Committees

HECO union workers approve new contract

Maui Land is back in the black after killing off pensions

Lunalilo Freeway is 26th-most congested in nation

It's mediation for Barr, her Honokaa neighbors

Third U.S. Tsunami Center May Be Headed to Puerto Rico

Holes in Hawaii's Tsunami Evacuation Zone

European Union Official blames Quake, Tsunami on Global Warming

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Saturday, March 05, 2011
March 5, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:07 PM :: 6020 Views :: Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Rep Pine calls for State of Emergency after Strike, Storm leave Ewa, Leeward in dark

Republicans field over 60 Neighborhood Board Candidates

RCP: Akaka's Seat a Longshot for GOP

Abercrombie Admin caught in lie as OIP director is fired

Perry & Price: Abercrombie digging a hole, just keeps digging

Highest in Nation: Hawaii Underemployment hovers between 21-25%

SB8: Abercrombie Will Sign Legislation to Appoint Board of Education Members

Human Error? “Somebody threw a wrong switch”

Abercrombie: “My thought….”

IBEW Business Manager Accuses HECO Of Stalling

KHON: Big money expected for Akaka’s seat

WaPo: The GOP's tough path in Hawaii

Hawaii ponders moratorium on home foreclosures

Groups' anti-gambling efforts pay off

Hawaii excise tax revenue climbs, but general fund is down compared to last year

Things that make you go hmmmm.....TIMING, REALLY?

House Bill 853: Most Dangerous at the Hawaii Legislature copied from Most Corrupt State in the Union

Public safety, defense and accounting heads unanimously confirmed by Hawaii Senate

Kauai NIMBYS follow in OHA’s Footsteps, block drug treatment

Police, Fire Chief Want Pay Raises; Mayor Opposed

Park Concessions could help offset cost of repairs — Arakawa

Star-Advertiser Sunday circulation off projections by 10%

Fire chiefs want sprinklers in all new single-family homes

Oahu Landfill Set To Reopen

Hawaii state farm fair will not take place this year 

Bill to recognize bat stalls

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Thursday, March 03, 2011
March 3, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:37 PM :: 8271 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Akaka not running in 2012, will not let Abercrombie choose successor

NPR: Senate Exit By Hawaii's Akaka May Open Door For Lingle

Akaka never cast one vote in favor of legal protection for unborn children in 22 years

How Inouye sabotaged Akaka Bill

Ed Case: “I remain interested in U. S. Senate”

Mufi: “Plenty of time to discuss my plans”

Lingle, Djou comment on Akaka retirement

Extortion, Criminal Conspiracy: FBI investigating Gulen Religious Cult behind Mokapu STEM School, Pacifica Institute

Hirono, Hanabusa reject Obama, vote for Government Shut Down

Jamie Story leaving Grassroot Institute

Honolulu 40 Days for Life Rally at Capitol

Souki: “They're probably all jumping for joy right now . . . The field's wide open”

Solomon: Clayton Hee for US Senate

First Open Senate Race since 1976

“A moment of silence for Tort Reform” Tommy Waters, Portnoy named to Judicial Selection Commission

No pain for HGEA, No savings for State: Medicare Part B cut only for hires after July 1

Bill takes step toward elected attorney general

No Shortfall, But Carlisle Still Wants Higher Taxes

Honolulu has already “encumbered” $338M on rail Project

Paauilo DoE Principal headed for jail, rehab after DUI conviction

No plea yet from DoE Teacher accused of tying child to toilet

Big Isle  Bag ban bogs down -- More public hearings slated

Kauai Residents torn over bag ban

Airline maps out China-Hawaii runs

Eco-Frauds claim Rate Hike Isn’t

Oi: Wind energy shows lack of prudence

Democrats Talk, Give Aila Nomination Green Light

‘Recused’?  In Decades no Senator has been found to have a conflict

Keith-Agaran turns away anti human trafficking supporters

Maui Charter Panelists will pretend to be Objective

Kauai Charter amendment sets higher limit on Charter Amendment petitions

VIDEO: Payroll Lag Gimmick to balance Hawaii County budget

Mesa Air emerges from bankruptcy

Waikiki getting pre-APEC facelift

Waikiki hotel workers authorize strike

After Legislators attack, Hawaii Car Audio Dealers Organize

Hawaii's Homeless: Transitioning out

Kaiwahine Village moves forward

Enlightened, Conscious, and Progressive Commune-dweller pleads guilty in killing

Missouri welfare benefits being spent in Hawaii

9-11 trooother Rosanne Barr attacks neighbors in Hamakua

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Tuesday, March 01, 2011
March 1, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:17 PM :: 7139 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Kona TEA Party Rally: No New Taxes, Audit the DoE

HB1465 to be heard Thursday: Protect Elders against “Power-of-attorney” abuse

SB120—Special Funds Repeal--amended after 800 pages of testimony

Haloanakalaukapalili: The Story of the Kalo Plant at Iolani Palace

Governor Appoints Deputy Directors for Corrections and Behavioral Health

Finalists for new Dean of College of Natural Sciences will visit UH Mānoa

Pension Tax Passes Key Committee Votes, Republicans unanimous in opposition

Democrats wonder who will succeed Akaka, if not Lingle

Lingle advisor Klompus to work in “consulting”, write Lingle book

Don’t be a Dick: Clayton Hee demands look at Aila’s “Pubic Record”

Star-Advertiser: Accepting Abercrombie’s cuts is HGEA’s last best chance to avoid Wisconsin-style measures

Legislature seeks to steal Honolulu City property under closed Schools

After chasing Superferry out, Socialist Legislature considers State-Run Ferry

Kaneko, Tsutsui gut transparency bill and conspire to allow unlimited bribes in increments of $200

New government may be started by state in order to hand out money, land to OHA Trustees

State-Level Akaka Bill Stirs Controversy: Effort To Recognize Native Hawaiian Entity Is Opposed By Some Groups

Recycling War: Registered Lobbyist Says He Isn't A Lobbyist

Lawmakers Told Oil Price Spike Could Cut into Hawaii Tourism

Labyrinthine land-use laws suffocating isle economy

VIDEO: Bioenergy plant opponents block road in Pepeekeo

Kakaako homeless given extension to pack up and leave

Eugene Sanders, Former Cleveland Schools' Head, lecturing on “School reform” in Maui

More than 150 dogs seized from puppy farm

New trial set for HPD officer accused of sex assault

Maui Doper Claims she isn’t getting high, just medicated

Rosanne Barr nailed for Illegal Grading, Grubbing on Hamakua Nut farm

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Sunday, February 27, 2011
February 27, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:25 PM :: 9384 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

KHON: With his term up next year, what do you think Sen. Dan Akaka should do?

Star-Advertiser begins to panic as Abercrombie “lecturing, harangues”

HGEA: Abercrombie is like Scott Walker

Dopers, anti-Superferry activists duke it out for control of Maui Democratic Party

Wind power is stirring up the neighbor isles, where the resource would be captured

Contested Case granted in TMT Shakedown—two year countdown to defeating the Telescope

A peek at a few of the legislative “packages”

Usual gaggle of Honolulu progressives rally demanding you pay for Abortion, Gov’t Unions

Kenoi administration ends up recruiting nominees for redistricting board

OHA awards $329K in community grants

Hawaii County to consider requests from nonprofits

Medicated: Hawaii alleged doper allegedly found with 84lbs of marijuana in Arkansas

SB 175 Would Move Medical Marijuana Program from Narcotics Enforcement to the Department of Health

Horizon Lines agrees to $45M fine for Monopolizing US – Puerto Rico Jones Act Trade (hint, hint)

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Saturday, February 26, 2011
February 26, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 10:42 AM :: 6660 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Inouye dumps Akaka: Says Hanabusa, Hirono, Hannemann worthy contenders for 2012 Senate race

Gallup: Hawaii is tops in moderates, has fewest conservatives in nation

SB218 passes Senate Judiciary: Would force all Hospitals to provide Abortion Pill

$3.48M sat for 9 years after photo enforcement law repealed

Limbaugh: Did Honolulu Council ever pass resolution condemning Mao’s genocide?

Hawaii Legislature honored Mao Zedong collaborator

Full Text: Maui 2011 State of the County Speech

Some Democrats question Akaka’s ‘Viability’

Nonaka: GOP has strong bench for 2012 Senate challenge

Finance Committee considers 3 pension tax plans

HB 1092: Abercrombie administration still pushing for Pension tax at $37,500, Dems likely to boil frog slower

HB799 Imposes GE Tax on non-profits, hospitals, churches

HB 815: Hawaii Could Cut Public Workers' Bargaining Rights

Arakawa: Tough decisions to be made in tough times

Mauna Kea telescope OK'd: Opponents will get one last chance to appeal for the site's cultural significance

Hawaii jobless rate averaged 6.6% in 2010, nation's 7th lowest

MoveOn.org, Hiding behind new name, demands tax increases in Honolulu

Hawaii Activists protest at Kawaiahao Construction site

Gays looking forward to hundreds “getting married” in Hawaii

State has Thousands of Dollars Owed to Itself in Unclaimed Property Program

Day 2: Birthers focus in on Palafox termination

Hot water in works for Mayor Wright

Arun Gandhi: Hawaii Progressives play host to yet another anti-Semite

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Thursday, February 24, 2011
February 24, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:54 PM :: 7224 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Abercrombie signs Civil Unions: Invites Sex tourists, illegal aliens to Hawaii

Pension Tax will soak 43,520 pensioners an average of $2580 each

$37,500? Abercrombie makes fool of himself during Pension Tax debate

Act 100: How Hanabusa and Cayetano launched Hawaii Pension crisis

Released: 2010 Census Data for Hawaii

Neil vs. Dan: Overheard in the Governor’s Office

Both sides see same-sex marriage in future

Slom Slams Abercrombie Budget; Says Lawmakers May Hike General Excise Tax

 

Oi: Accept Abercrombie’s tax hikes or end up like Wisconsin

Abercrombie ears sick, cancels trip

Visitor arrivals up 12% in January, spending up 20%

Carlisle paints bleak financial picture in State of City speech

Tom Berg casts lone “no” vote as rest of Honolulu Council grovels before murdering Chinese dictator

Wife of detained Chinese Nobel Prize winner Liu Xiaobo says she, family are 'hostages'

Palafox: UH Medical School unaware of any investigation

 

Turning UH Research Into Local Industries

FALSE: Radcliffe: Most Government Buildings 'Full of Mold and Virus'

Hawaii Co. Fire Captain gets 90 days in fatal hit-and-run: Driver can serve sentence on weekends, conviction will be erased from record

Honolulu report details sex charge against priest

Journalism Shield Law Important for Hawaii, First Amendment

Abercrombie sends 96 prisoners to mainland Prisons

Defendant in Thai forced labor case pleads guilty

After burning Trust Fund, Kahoolawe group seeks permanent fund stream

Stender, Cayetano seek control of Honolulu Symphony

Tweekers worried about SB40

Dopers: Marijuana Decriminalization Bill SB 1460 at the Crossroads

Hawaii attorneys targeted in scam

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