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Monday, February 14, 2011
February 14, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:36 PM :: 12235 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

Pensions, Rail, Earmarks: Abercrombie and Obama wage war on Inouye

Gaming Lobbyist describes much deeper involvement in selecting Abercrombie Cabinet

A State-Recognized Indian Tribe for Hawaii?

Wolfson: Push past civil union to gay marriage

Report: Lottery remains a poor bet for education funding

Human Trafficking Bills to be Heard Tuesday

Farmers send two tons of Kona Coffee to troops in Afghanistan, Iraq

Petition drive to stop Mauna Kea Sheep Slaughter

West Maui Taxpayers Association to hold Annual Meeting

Supreme Court to hear Case: Do elected officials with Conflict of Interest have a right to vote?

Radcliffe: Raising GE Tax Will Happen

Kalapa: Leave The Excuses On The Table And Just Call It A Money Grab

Can Hawaii Pensioners help out Bill Clinton’s Billionaire Movie Moguls?

A good deal: A U.S.-Korea free trade pact would promote prosperity and regional stability

SA Raiding Party: Special funds, justify yourselves

Raid on Highway Funds becomes excuse for Weight Tax Hike

Meet the lawyer who will cash in on State-mandated Foreclosure Mediation

Today 3PM: BoE to hold hearing on Lilioukalani, Puuhale and Kalihi closures

Cronies to cash in as DoE becomes Land Developer 

Phony Rail Groundbreaking: “All you need are a few politicians and a shovel"

PBN: Lawmakers should keep gaming out of Hawaii

Perry and Price talk Gambling

Hawaii lawmakers consider back-to-school tax holiday

Maui Considers Waste-to-Energy

KIUC Election: KCC to host Candidate Forum

UH Ignores requirement to buy Local Ag Produce

Luddites Crushed as Anti-GMO bills go down in flames

Hawaii ranks #2 in Homelessness

Former Prison Inmate Wins $83,000 Settlement

Isle prisons become key source of labor

Brown U, Kohala Ctr team up to provide Advanced Brainwashing

Why Are Islanders The Fattest People?

Losers: Clinton, Obama point fingers at each other over Failure in Egypt

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Friday, February 04, 2011
February 4, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 11:29 AM :: 9038 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

SB803 Assisted Suicide to be heard Monday

Abercrombie names anti-Superferry protester Morita to head PUC

CAGW warns Inouye against “Phonemarking or other underhanded techniques”

HB1058: Buying Office Equipment with Capital Improvement Bonds

VIDEO: Fontaine “HB166 is an anti-business bill”

Borreca: Don't count on riding Honolulu rail any time soon

McKenna Confirmation Hearing At 10 a.m.

OIP: Governor must reveal candidate list

Department of Human Services will end contracts with 41 organizations to relieve a $116 million deficit (While HGEA furloughs set to be eliminated)

Broke Hippie: Abercrombie Running Low on Cash, Seeks Extra $1M

Legislators obsessed with getting more Marijuana into hands of voters

Green Energy Scammers thrilled at Morita PUC appointment

Weight Tax Increase? Souki admits road maintenance funds have been regularly raided

Aloha Stadium honcho says fixing the venue entirely now is the best option while waiting for a new stadium to be built (Undoing Lingle #1)

Kuhio Park Terrace Public Housing Refurbishment Plans Questioned at Legislature (Undoing Lingle #2)

300 paying customers: Gumapac copies Keanu Sai’s Mortgage Scam

UH Manoa Asian Studies Chair backs Burma’s Military Junta

SA: Give superintendent needed tool

Charter Schools Chief Forced To Resign

SB871: Homeschool Extracurricular Activities

Zone adjustment would help small schools stay open

Recyclers' Big Subsidy Could Be Cut

Acupuncturists to fight bill they say would lower standards

Domestic abuse survivors urge lawmakers to close loophole in TRO law

House committee tables Silver Alert bill

Brainwashed Ecomatons harass Kona Fish farm

Clean energy blocked: Sierra Club Vetoes Hydro Plant on Kauai

Land Use Commission Blasts City Landfill Manager

Credit union board reduces its perks after members' criticism

Honolulu FBI targets stimulus fraud with new hotline

Global Warmists tell Samoans to stop eating

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Thursday, February 03, 2011
February 3, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:44 PM :: 12174 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development, World News, Hawaii History

Two Civil Unions Bills to be heard Tuesday

US Senate repeals part of Obamacare: Inouye, Akaka left out in cold among 17 bitter-enders

Roll Call: Akaka offers no indication he will run in 2012

Aquarium Diver: State has found no decline in fish stocks

SB715: Repeal Ethanol Mandate to be heard Thursday

Abercrombie Accepting "Long Term" Applications for BOE Vacancy

Abercrombie’s Kupuna Tax would soak State Retirees $3894/year

Sabotaging RTTT:  HSTA, HGEA fight Bill giving superintendent power to revamp failing schools

 

Judiciary Committee Hearing On Appointment Of Judge Sabrina McKenna FRIDAY

Okomoto Confirmation hearing: Violence, threats, and restraining orders

Young: Budget will only be Two months late—$50M to $250M in new spending

SA to Legislature: Decide on gambling without letting people vote

Judicial Secrecy: Abercrombie, Hifo defend Lawyers’ right to deceive clients

The Weaning:  Some Inouye Cronies learned to survive without Earmarks

HB1244: Will Churches Have right to refuse to perform Gay Civil Unions? 

Atheists Panic: Hawaii Senate Invocation Ban Goes Too Far

Haters should be removed from MLK Day March

SB651: Homeowners lobby lawmakers for help fighting foreclosure

City personal services contracts return to the public record

Hotel Workers vs Enviros: Green program that made housekeeping people lose benefits and hours of work

Former President of Filipino Chamber of Commerce indicted in ‘Easy Mortgage’ Fraud

A Danger Demanding Sunshine — The Consequences of Hawaii's Public Pension Shortfall

Smug Civil Beat makes fool of itself covering Bachmann speech

WASHINGTON REPORT: Congressional Mood Will Bring Austerity to Territories

Kamehameha Schools’ Endowment rises to $7.82 Billion

Scant Details Available About Hawaiian University

 

Hawaii Targeting Growing Use of “Bath Salt” Stimulant

NYSE asks Maui Land & Pineapple about 'unusual' trading activity

Atomic Monkey pushes Wind Farm Scam

American Samoa government told to sell cable shares to overcome deficit

Obama the Hobo of Punahou

WikiLeaks: US vs China in battle of the anti-satellite space weapons

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Friday, January 21, 2011
January 21, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:58 PM :: 6465 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

Analysis: Hanabusa’s glorious DC MetroRail would leave Rida Cabanilla stuck in traffic

DoE now complaining about Lack of Audits—wants more money

Bankruptcy?  Path Is Sought for States to Escape Pension Burdens

Rep Mica Commits to Rail Project

Godless Hawaii Senate, bows to ACLU, Mitch Kahle, ends daily chamber prayers

Catholic second in command quits Priesthood to serve Abercrombie administration

Legalized Gambling Under Consideration

SA: Ruling on DHHL misses mark

New OHA chairwoman’s top priority is ceded-lands resolution

Oshiro: We can get anything past Abercrombie--We will defend the whole building

Three more years for UH President Greenwood

Geothermal Renewable Energy Talks on the Big Island

CB/FACE: Heroic Communists maintained a muscular progressive vision, pulling all of Hawaii's body politic in their direction

Developer dumping $47M of Hawaii real estate: “We should have done this a while ago”

Your Tax Dollars at work: Tennessee Banker moving to Hawaii to cash in on Hi Tech

David Henkin: The lawyer for Earthjustice won a long campaign to stop the Army's live-fire training in Makua Valley

Malaria returns to Hawaii?

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Wednesday, January 19, 2011
January 19, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:35 PM :: 8985 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

Full Text: Sen. Sam Slom Opening Day Address

House Republican caucus announces Legislative Package

House Republican Caucus announces Committee Assignments

Fiscal Notes and Economic Impact Statements for Hawaii Legislation?

Prisons May Release Up To 1,000 Offenders

House Leadership Fight Could Spill Into Opening Day

Leadership void persists

Feds Clear Way For Transit Construction

Politico: Hanabusa suddenly doesn’t want to bend rules to dictate policy

Debate might hold up switch to appointed BOE

DANGER: Legislature in Session

Former city supervisor gets jail time for stealing nearly $20K in taxpayer money to inflate pension

Publisher: Nobody wants to share Civil Beat

FCC OKs local airing of satellite radio

MMMC poised to be among state’s largest heart programs

Disney Looking To Hire 1,200 For Aulani Resort In Koolina

Hawaii Democrats say world will end if Obamacare repealed

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Friday, January 14, 2011
January 14, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:11 PM :: 9268 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

650% return on Inouye: $1.9M in contributions, $1.25B in earmarks

Instant Runoff? Low-income voters struggle with ranked-choice voting

Flashback: Obama defends Christian Invocation at Inaugural

Michael Steele drops out of race for Republican Party chairman, endorses Cino

 

$1.7B Short?  City and state clam up on rail

Local Reporters “genuflected and basked in the aura” of Dan Inouye

Inouye warns House Democrats to resolve dispute

INOUYE FLASHBACK Dec 2006: Heads on Stakes, Blood on the floor

Republicans give Say leverage against Dissidents

HGEA operatives Claim no more workers can be cut

Mainland Gays excited by Hawaii civil unions

Pray to Prey?  Invocation offered for success of Akaka Bill

Cayetano Officials Re-Unite Under Abercrombie

Talent goes where it is appreciated:  Koller chosen to head South Carolina Social Services 

Incarceration not Education: Abercrombie Admin may close Kulani Challenge Academy and reconvert to prison

School keeps principal's kin as personnel

Meet the new boss, same as the old boss: Aila continues Theilen’s DLNR Rules changes

Micro-Minority: Only 3.5% of workers are dopers—1% on meth

Sale of American Savings Bank not a slam dunk

Squabbling Tax Credit Beneficiaries continue war

Some not surprised that shark tour boat burned: Arson aboard a vessel was bound to happen, says a member of a surfing organization

Another Maui Ponzi Scheme? True Wealth Group Mortgage Scammers continue to implode

5,226 Acres of Big Isle Koa Forest May Be Sold in Bankruptcy

Drug Dealers with Gun roam KS Campus

Micronesia could be the 51st state

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Thursday, January 13, 2011
January 13, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:18 PM :: 8854 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

Anti-gay religious cult tied to torture seeks Charter conversion of Mokapu Elementary

“More Federal Funds?” S&P, Moody's AGAIN Warn On U.S. Credit Rating

End run around law: Rail to raid $300M from City General Fund

SA: DoE is cutting Excellence to preserve mediocrity

The Chaos Begins: Sierra Club wins right to attack Hawaiian Homelands leasing, finances in Court

Say, Luke: Negotiations about negotiations….

Michael Medved: Hawaii Senate 'Insane' to Ban Invocation

Shapiro: Church-State concerns target Christianity, rather than religion in general

Kamehameha Parents fear retaliation more than lunatic with guns

Prison Probe Of Suicide Finds Guards Falsified Records, Neglected Bed Checks

SA: Big Island prosecutor to retire after 19 years

UH Seeks Extra $170M as Stimulus, furlough end approach

Kokubun puts Barrel Tax back on the Agenda

Kenoi: 'We now have a county government we cannot afford' (So he asks for $35M more)

Judicial Selection Commission meets to consider Supreme Court Nominees

Walter Ritte opposes wind on Molokai

A 25-Year Legal Odyssey for Dictator's Victims

State names interim energy administrator

Oahu loads up with guns: Gun deaths are among the lowest in the U.S., but ownership is growing

Rat Lungworm Disease Anyone? Enviro Cult renews raw foods hype

Army ends live-fire training at Makua

Lack of REAL ID could shut Hawaii residents out of air travel starting May 11

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Tuesday, January 11, 2011
January 11, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:13 PM :: 5949 Views :: Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

Gates: North Korea will soon have missiles capable of hitting Hawaii with A-bomb

Hawaii Congressional Delegation: How They Voted January 5-10, 2011

SPLC ties Tucson shooter to leader of Hawaiian Sovereignty Movement, 2008 Iolani Palace takeover

Shapiro: Hawaii Democrats Blatantly target Christianity for obliteration

Idiot progressives think Army Nuked Kawaihae Harbor

HGEA, UPW benefit: Airport Officials Race To Hire 200 Workers

Same-Sex Civil Unions Supporters 'Optimistic'

Another day, another Advertiser Puff piece:  Finance director nominee Kalbert Young is praised for his brilliance

Anti-Superferry protesters upset over GOP support for Say

Aiona nails Saiki for partisanship

FULL TEXT: Jan 5 DoE Budget Briefing to Ways and Means Committee

Hawaii is top spender on State hospitals

Lopez is not ready to lead DCCA

Kauai canceling furlough Friday this week, perhaps rest of the year

Five Hawaii County prosecutors may quit when Kimura goes

Billion Dollar Default: Grand Wailea investors give up ownership

Buy American rule means military contract windfall for Hawaii Solar contractors

Cashing in on “green” energy

Perry and Price, KSSK keep isle radio leads

Honolulu Officials At Odds With Winter White House Owner's Take on Law

Study boosts defense of aquarium fish industry

Kill the First Amendment: Star-Advertiser: Beware dangerous public rhetoric

Kill the Second Amendment: Democrat Borreca blames Palin, conservatives for shooting

Liberals using Tucson shooting to boost gun control in Hawaii

Chun Oakland: Mental illness is real issue

How America's elite hijacked a massacre to take revenge on Sarah Palin

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Monday, January 10, 2011
January 10, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:15 PM :: 8812 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

Tucson Shooting: After blaming Palin, TEA Party, Hawaii media liberals seek to end discussion

 

But 9th Circuit rules that Honolulu Muslim with guns, detained for 5150 mental health exam, had rights violated because someone mentioned terrorism

SA: Not clear DOE will obey 180-day law

Kalapa: Abercrombie may eliminate all vacant positions

Democrats nominate three to replace Kokubun

Does Abercrombie’s DCCA pick have a conflict of interest?

Lee transfers command of Hawaii National Guard, state Civil Defense

Maui News: Starting Tuesday, customers should bring bags to markets

Census: Idle Youth swarm Maui, Kauai, Kona, Volcano, North Shore

There goes the neighborhood: Rosanne Barr describes her “Nut farm’ on Hamakua Coast

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Sunday, January 09, 2011
January 9, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:00 PM :: 7973 Views :: Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

Djou “Shocked and saddened by shooting of Rep Gifford”

SA Admits: Abercrombie was lying about either transparency, federal funds, furloughs, new departments, no GE Tax hike, or no TAT raid

SA peddles expensive new DoE contractor to Legislature

Hawaii has Union political power, but not workers’ rights

Ethics panel seeks 2 new members

Democrat Borreca, Eric Ryan team up to attack GOP (again)

Priorities: Foie Gras back on Legislative Agenda for 2011

TIMBER! Kauai Businesses gear up for bag ban, switch to paper

Kauai Council forms committee to stop it from breaking its own rules

Another attack on affordable housing: Enviros demand ban on gas water heaters, require $6000 solar water heaters

Maui Anti-Superferry Protesters attack Affordable Housing Development

“Any Interested Person” could make Maui Planning Department revoke permits

People blamed for lack of Hawaii agriculture

Mauna Loa Observatory admits Volcano affects CO2 readings

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Saturday, January 08, 2011
January 8, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:48 PM :: 9217 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

Stalemate Broken: House Republican Caucus backs Calvin Say for Speaker

Rep. Marumoto Bill to mandate DNA collection from arrested suspects

After brother pleads guilty in Ponzi scheme, Hawaii County prosecutor announces plans to resign, move to Maui

More Atheist garbage: Activist Questions Church Waivers

UH Profs dropped $100/each to embarrass their profession by electing The Abercrombie

Ed Board Appointees Could Take Seats By Summer

Senator pulls out of DHHL lawsuit

Lanai wind farm term agreement negotiated

Reported bid for Hawaiian Electric raises questions of conflicts, ethics

Hawaiian Electric Takeover Spurs Angry E-mails (Green energy descends into farce)

HNN: Hawaiian Electric “we have nothing to date”

Sabato on 2012: Dan Akaka “Safe for Now”

New Adjutant General Takes Command of Hawaii National Guard

Feds Investigate Alleged $1 Million Embezzlement by a Hawaii Bank of America Employee

Fire Guts Controversial Shark Tour Boat

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Friday, January 07, 2011
January 7, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:29 PM :: 9770 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

Hiram Bingham IV, the secret rescuer

Criminals in DoE, HSTA continue to openly violate 180 day law 

Abercrombie short $529M in 2012, tells legislature to fix it 

 

Democrats secretly vote to end Senate Invocations

 

Palafox: Doctors, Hospitals not cost effective

Maui, Kauai Counties Expect Budget Surpluses

2012 Warmup: Kenoi strikes back, Contractors buddies denounce Yagong

Hawaii, the Islands of Missed Opportunity

DoE attacks affordable housing: Developers to be assessed impact fees for new schools

School transport contractors collude to jack up prices

New economy: Robin Danner in Guam to score piece of Military Buildup

Old Economy: HBO chief's Big Isle project bankrupt

New Economy: After constructing “Green” energy economy, Hui tries to buy HELCO

New Economy: “Green” energy: Burning money to generate electricity

Republicans not kicked out of Senate Studio

Congresswomen Hirono and Sanchez meet with Hawaii's Hispanic community

Gov. Abercrombie, you’re gonna have your hands full

Public Housing Tenants Vent Frustrations Over Washing Machines

Obama Hawaiian Vacation Tops $120K/Day

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Thursday, January 06, 2011
January 6, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:09 PM :: 10364 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development, World News, Hawaii History

WaPo: Futile, Discouraging, Depressing -- Hanabusa joins the lowest of the low

Djou: Our hard-fought battle allowed the GOP to gain 3-5 additional seats on the mainland

Hanabusa: One Day on the Job, One Broken Promise

Full Text: Speaker John Boehner takes gavel

Convicted felon, newsrack thief, Larry Mehau associate among eight vying for Senate Appointment

 

Conspirators meet in secret attempt to divvy up House Committees

Carlisle: “I don’t plan to cooperate with Abercrombie”

Will Obama Silence Blundering Abercrombie?

Hanabusa fails to get Appropriations committee seat

Kimura surrenders after admitting that he bilked up to $20M from various investors

Criminal DoE refuses to obey 180 day law

Price of Failure: Hawaii Public Schools Ask for $1.8 billion, Plus $29 million 'Wish List'

New Mexico judge gets Hawaii post

SA, Landed Aristocracy have High hopes for ag designation

Environmental Group Complains About Rail Transit Hearing

Civil Beat: Are haoles victimized

Obama's Winter White House an Illegal Rental

Reps hold meeting on chemophobia Scam

Atheist to get money from State, end public prayers?

SLARS Investigation by Hawaii Lawmakers a Flop

Yagong 'welcomes' ethics hearing (pushback from Kenoi 2012 campaign)

Transparency comes to change orders: Council to review costly contract additions

Councilman Fred Blas advances funding for Puna park

Family sues over lost safe deposit box

Retracted Autism Study An ‘Elaborate Fraud,’ British Journal Finds

Large fire continues to burn at Hawaiian Waste Systems

“Green” energy scammers continue to salivate over Hawaii

WSJ: Q&A With Steve Case About Ron Klain, LivingSocial & Venture Capital

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Wednesday, January 05, 2011
January 5, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:01 PM :: 7701 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

$126M Giveaway: Abercrombie quietly boosts spending on Public Employees’ Insurance

Birthers “Born Again” thanks to Abercrombie

Instant Runoff Voting debunked

Pinching the Power of Dan's Purse

Rail Money: “There’s just no chance at all”

Shapiro: Djou departs political life, slamming door behind him

Don't raise fees for status quo

Budget Director Doesn't Have All the Answers for Lawmakers

Pension, Health-Care Costs Contribute to State Budget Gap

Hawaii government boosts its share of health costs

Abercrombie demanding emergency funding for Governor, Lt Gov office

Hawaii tax revenue down 5.5 percent in fiscal year

State's Billion-Dollar Investment Still Frozen

Landed Aristocracy cash in on Hawaii Tax credits

Principal's absence disturbs parents

Better Government with Rep Fontaine

Mass Psychosis on Big island after boy touches turtle

Dialysis monopoly accused of Predatory Pricing

Soak the Homeowner to feed contractors?  Hawaii County council debates impact fees

“Green” Energy: X-treme power 4th Hawaii Wind project

Hanabusa Prepares To Take Office: Hawaii Democrat Faces GOP Majority

HNN VIDEO: Interview: Mufi Hannemann on media exposure and tourism

American Samoa school official pleads guilty to bribery charges

Birthers: The more Abercrombie talks, the more unbelievable his story gets

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Monday, January 03, 2011
January 3, 2011 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:07 PM :: 6442 Views :: Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

WaPo: Abercrombie “taking the pole position of political surrealism”

December 7 battlefield to become Regional Park

Birther War Year Two: Hey Neil, Don't feed the trolls

Faking it again: Change in law blocks Abercrombie from delaying tax refunds

 

Mayor Arakawa Take 2

New Oahu Council Members Take Office

Michael Steele counting on Hawaii

Hawaii GOP sets special state committee meeting

DBEDT: Cashing in on ‘Green’ energy

Kalapa: Act 221 advocates to blame for your tax increases

Horrible tragedy: Sierra  Club hacked, year-end donations blocked

SA: Audit sows seeds for change

Progressives demand “consequences”: Department of Taxation took “unprecedented” action to hinder critical audit

No ‘consequences’ here: Repeat burglar released from jail into drug rehab

Tam's spending unverified

Mizuno’s Playoff push Panders

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Tuesday, December 28, 2010
December 28, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:42 PM :: 8364 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development, World News, Hawaii History

USA Today: Neil Abercrombie, the friend you don’t need

Enviros demand Hawaii Food Tax

22% of Ballots in for Special Election

 

Hawaii teachers brace for major health fund change

 

GOP legislators knocked off the air?

DoE Substitutes still want their $20M

Honolulu Prosecutor promises to investigate City Overtime

No competitive bidding: Castle & Cooke gets waiver for solar farm

Rail project’s ridership projection is highly improbable

South Kona bypass bond: County seeks expedited trial, Yagong wants new bond to start construction

Woman advocates officers' memorial

Free floating Anxiety: Star-Advertiser continues to push chromium 6 chemophobia scam

Free Floating Anxiety: Herbicide spraying concerns residents

Politically incorrect Hawaii news publication launched

China deploying carrier-sinking missile

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Friday, December 24, 2010
December 24, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:53 PM :: 5289 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

How Christmas Came to Hawaii

Hawaii Congressional delegation: How they voted December 20-22

Miles of cash: DoE burns $2.2M for “car mileage”

The Dangers of Mail-In Ballots

A New Day In Hawaii: For Abercrombie, discrediting 'birthers' is a top priority

Abercrombie names Legislative policy team

Federal Contract Preferences – A Boon For Native Hawaiian-Owned Companies

Malama Solomon suing State over water to her ranch

State Water Official: Chromium Six Test "Irresponsible"

Christmas gift to UPW: 10 inmates injured in riot at Arizona prison

Hawaii’s initial unemployment claims fall 25.2%

Benefits extension to help thousands in Hawaii

Hawaii's War: National Guard, Reservists Face Hardships at Home

Army looks to improve PTA training facilities

“Envision Laie” commentary misses the bigger picture

Central Pacific Financial Corp.'s Private Placement is Fully Subscribed

Waters off Obama’s vacation home full of sewage

PHOTOS: Kailua police chase suspect thru checkpoint at Obama vacation home

Arrested in Honolulu, Abdel Hameed Shehadeh indicted on terror charges

Biden says gay marriage 'inevitable'

 

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Tuesday, December 21, 2010
December 21, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:05 PM :: 7061 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

$772M short: Abercrombie submits two-year budget, blames Lingle, tells Legislature to fix it

Lame Duck Won’t Create Race-Based Government After All

Hawaii Congressional delegation: How they voted December 12-19

Michael Medved to speak at SBH Conference

TEA Party favorite Sheriff Richard Mack to speak in Honolulu

New Hawaii State laws effective January 1, 2011

After giving away millions, Abercrombie plans to ask for emergency funds to cover $71.6 million shortfall

 

Angry Abercrombie: “Crisis is an opportunity”

Say “its his responsibility to come up with balanced budget”, Abercrombie exasperated

Expert testimony: Abercrombie complains about phoniness

State Faces $844 Million Shortfall: New Gov. Offers No Specific Plan To Solve Deficit

Abercrombie promises no GE Tax increase

Akaka Bill fallout? Machado takes over from Apoliona at OHA

Inouye retaliates against Filipino veterans

Slom: Close Hawaii’s Public Schools? Better to Close the Department of Education

Kalapa: Jigsaw Puzzle Fix Needed To Repair Hawaii's Economic Future

Molina, Parsons to join Arakawa Admin

EIS notice issued for proposed Kona waste-to-energy plant

Obamas go shopping, lights blown out, kids start crying

Mistakenly Believing Immunity Applied, Ex-Diplomat’s Son Stole $300K From Law Firm

After failed IPO, Hawaii Windfarm developer hopes for “some kind of private financing”

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Monday, December 20, 2010
December 20, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:39 PM :: 7382 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

Honolulu is #2 on Erin Brockovich hexavalent chromium hit list

Nanakuli Special Election Candidates’ forum Tuesday

Abercrombie nominates Louie Attorney General

New Hawaii State laws effective January 1, 2011

Governor picks attorney general

6 Democrats vying for Takamine's Senate seat

SA: Plan for isle inmates awaited

ILind suddenly discovers there might be a revolving door between politics and journalism

Band or Football for Homeschoolers? Not in Hawaii

Obama HHS officials laud Obamacare law’s effect on Hawaii

Tesoro forced to sell fuel at a loss to HECO

Maui Taser case ruling could have nationwide implications

FORBES: Bank of Hawaii named “America’s Healthiest Bank”

DLIR Report: 'Green' jobs in Hawaii to rise 26 percent

Sopogy to partner with Chinese company on power plant

Hawaii bicycling activist returns to Connecticut

Clayton Hee pushes for Marianas Islands shark-finning ban

Gabbard wants a law addressing data leaks

Father slams 'veiled' Wanat report

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Sunday, December 19, 2010
December 19, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:16 PM :: 5340 Views :: Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

Abercrombie announces DOH team, DOT deputy

KITV: Former Soldier Hails Final Senate Vote: Hawaii Man Was Discharged Over Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

 

Toguchi: Give us more money or we will close your schools

Med school's Palafox is named state health director

Kobayashi confirmed as Hawaii U.S. district judge

Inouye retaliates against Philippine Veterans

SA: Start now on setting up authority for rail transit

American Community Survey captures current state of economy

Lawyer Modafferi rebounds from dreadful 'ice' addiction

Blind man, woman file a countersuit, saying predatory practices hurt them

Show biz delivers $407 million to Hawaii's economy

Party Unity: Progressives seek felony prosecution for Mufi’s fake Venture Capitalists

Snobs want $250,000 per sq mile to find fireworks

Peter Boy's siblings hope truth comes out

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Thursday, December 16, 2010
December 16, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:14 PM :: 6824 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

EPA: Sharp decrease in Hawaii air, water pollution

Punished for success? BoE to consider closing two of State’s most successful schools

Feds to loan $25M/month as Hawaii Unemployment Compensation fund runs dry

Star-Advertiser endorses McDermott in Special Election

 

Aiona appointed Exec VP of St Louis School

Eric Ryan’s annual anti-GOP scam makes Star-Advertiser, Kauai Garden Isle and Maui News

Hundreds Oppose Consolidation of Hawaii Kai Schools

Kia’aina Abercrombie?

Abercrombie already using Saguro lawsuit as excuse to bulk up UPW positions with new prison

DUI overtime fraud: 7 Officers charged want city to pay their legal bills

Honolulu one of the most secure places to live

Inouye: Polynesians guided by Earmarks, Pork

OHA officials conspire with US Education Secretary Duncan

Djou, Hirono vote to repeal 'don't ask' law

Change order disclosure: Council advances transparency, notification bill

Clerk’s salary still stirring controversy

UH-Hilo drops lecturer known for his colorful language

9oz of dope OK on flight, charges dropped

Larger planes could mean Southwest flights to Hawaii

Hawaii snags $425K from Dannon yogurt settlement

Flight rules to be less strict during Obama visit

How Christmas developed in Hawaii

Shapiro: The night before the holiday we don’t mention

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Wednesday, December 15, 2010
December 15, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:09 PM :: 9027 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

Hawaii Right to Life endorses Dudley, McDermott in Honolulu Council Special Election

Inouye earmark sets goal of developing a mechanism for Hawaii “Indian Tribe”

Djou welcomes GAO audit of Compact of Free Association funds

Abercrombie names Okimoto, Wong, Ono, Ito, Kaahanui to Cabinet

Most effective way to move forward should Akaka Bill be enacted?

Akaka Bill: Dead Horse in a Dead Duck Session

SA Continues look at Hawaii DoE Special Ed Disaster

Shapiro: Less rant, more rationale needed on cost of rail transit

Hawaii ranks low in emergency preparedness

Arakawa names Johnson to serve on mayoral team

Shapiro: Dirty districting

Kondo selected to head state Ethics Commission

UPW Thrill ride: Lawyers find 18 Mainland Hawaii prisoners willing to sue

Haleiwa Flood Blamed On Dam Failure: Lawsuit Says Uninspected Reservoir Released Torrent

Tax cheat, anti-Superferry protester Gary Hooser on Say speakership: It’s all quid pro quo

Honolulu Anti-Semite pleads insanity

AP and Eric Ryan team up in desperate effort to convince suckers that state GOP in turmoil over finances

California’s 1st female LG has Kaua‘i roots

Star-Advertiser trims rate increase for state’s legal ads

KITV may be knocked off DirecTV Satellite

Grace Pacific, Mid Pac Petroleum Merge

Hawaii still may hear symphonic music

Big Island tops in poverty

Aching for Development, Laie Has Hawaii's Highest Household Size

Abercrombie: Hawaii Needs Federal Help After Micronesian Ruling

Triathlete raising money for COFA migrants on Big Isle

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Thursday, December 09, 2010
December 9, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:22 PM :: 7741 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

North Korean threat to Hawaii mentioned in Wikileaks cables

Progressives denounce Obama: “What happened to the man?”

Abercrombie nominates Tam DLNR Deputy Director

King did all this within the law

House Dissidents blame factionalism for lack of majority package

Pay-to-Play deposits being accepted tonight at Hilton Hawaiian Village

Abercrombie Inherits $200M Pile of Lawsuits

State EIS process begins for undersea cables, wind farms

Hirono rejects Obama: Sens. Inouye, Akaka, Rep Djou To Vote For Tax Deal

Star-Advertiser continues process of trying to make First Lady acceptable

Carlisle appointees win initial approval

HPD officer arrested following Mililani store theft

Gun control propaganda installed at KCC

Visa Rules hold back US Tourism industry

Hawaii: A Gay Travel Oasis

Artificial woman wins reassignment to real women's prison

Dopers in frenzy as FLIR increases busts 575%

County settles suit for $55K

Kauai Enviros launch attack against Fish Aggregating Devices

Kona Coffee producers confused in wake of quarantine

Nest of endangered albatross found in Hawaii

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Tuesday, December 07, 2010
December 7, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:07 PM :: 4875 Views :: Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

Pearl Harbor, Civil Rights, and Hawaii Statehood

Rep. Ward: If DoE won’t ban nepotism, insist on WASC Accreditation

GOP: “Hawaii can count on us to keep a watchful eye”

Abercrombie’s first act: Raid $90M to feed HSTA, HGEA

Hawaii arrest shows Revolution Muslim Shifting from Ideological to Operational

Meth Project Named Third Most Effective Philanthropy In the World

Website GovernorLindaLingle.com Launched

Pearl Harbor survivors gather 69 years later

Extra! Extra! How Did Journalists Cover Pearl Harbor The Day After?

Pearl Harbor is State’s Number One Tourist Draw

Abercrombie celebrates One-Party State, demands Republican shut up, yuks it up with fawning media

American flag, National Anthem, Pledge of Allegiance return to Iolani

Cabinet: No Tourism Liaison for Abercrombie?

Slavery lawyer turns down Abercrombie’s Attorney General offer

Don't say 'retirement' to Linda Lingle

Residents Rally Around East Oahu Schools as BoE threatens closure

Eco frauds cheer:  Aquaculture on the Ropes in Hawaii

Hawaii suspends court search fee

Hawaii County Council inaugurated: Yagong calls for 'accountability, transparency' in tough times

LUC upholds Ooma denial

NPR: Destructive Bug Infests Hawaii's Kona Coffee Fields

Enviros, Island nations seek money using non-existent sea level rise as excuse

 

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Tuesday, November 30, 2010
November 30, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:29 PM :: 9818 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

Wikileaks cables reveal China 'ready to abandon North Korea'

Anti-Military DLNR Pick demands Prayer as part of Public Hearings

Abercrombie DBEDT Pick financed biofuel, solar projects

Abercrombie: Clayton Hee has destroyed his chances of ever getting anywhere

Inouye offers defense of congressional earmarks

COFA medical care: Abercrombie will have to clean up his own $8M mess

Hawaii's initial unemployment claims fall 25.8%

Special Election: LoPresti claims trucker tried to run car off road

HPR Candidate Forum for Honolulu Council Special Election

A.G. Mark Bennett joining Starn O'Toole Marcus & Fisher

Shapiro: A Target on my back

US Supreme Court to rule on “equalizing” funds to publicly-financed candidates

SA: Set priorities for dam repairs

Public hearings set for Na Wai Eha water withdrawal applications

Arakawa names key water, finance directors

Kaua‘i’s government hospital

Hawaii’s QUEST Expanded Access Long Term Care Recognized Nationally

Human Rights Day Candlelight Vigil in Solidarity with Chinese Dissident Liu Xiaobo

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Monday, November 29, 2010
November 29, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:03 PM :: 5104 Views :: Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

Hawaii Concealed Carry launches Firearm Permit Initiative

Deadline Today to register to vote in special council race

 

Shapiro: Abercrombie serves up waffles on BOE

Cachola: Counties’ Legislative Package hinges on aquarium fish

Civil Beat Publishes salaries of Honolulu County Employees

Lawmakers return to US Capitol to clean up leftovers

Obamanomics keeps construction prices, activity depressed

43% of DoE teacher hires not licensed

SA: Patients before policymakers

Nuclear option advances energy independence

Hawaii Senate panel holding hearing on PUC decision to allow Pasha inter-island cargo business

Democrat WHT targets Univ of the Nations

Residents protest rate-of-growth bill

Video captures lava igniting home in Kalapana subdivision

Tax Hike shuts Fiji’s namesake Bottled water firm

Location of firing range challenged on Guam

Gay Atheist behind leaks of 250,000 State department cables, military files

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Monday, November 29, 2010
November, 2010 Letters to the Editor
By Letters to the Editor @ 10:11 AM :: 6148 Views :: Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

Kue! Sovereignty Activists to protest Abercrombie Inauguration

Slavery: Defender calls Federal Prosecutor “corrupt” 

Honolulu Mayor Expects $100M Budget Shortfall, but Rail is Still On

Hawaii Sunshine better than TV

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Saturday, November 27, 2010
November 27, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:49 PM :: 9629 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development, World News, Hawaii History

Register by Monday to vote in District 1 election

Auditor finds minor problems with 121 state funds

Lingle reflects on her governorship, eyes future political endeavors

SA: Tam should serve jail time

Atheist Capitol protestor found not guilty by Democrat judge, lawyer hopes case will bring an end to public prayer

Acquitted of lesbian murder attempt in Hawaii, woman goes on to rob banks in KY

Kauai Mayor Bernard Carvalho announces incoming cabinet

Nissan's silence on Leaf shipment frustrates isle residents

Harnessing the elements: Water Department turns to air for power

Greenpeace demands West & Central Pacific Fisheries commission ban fish aggregators

Flashback: Honolulu Record backed North Korea

Documentary will feature never before seen photos of Atomic tests

1860 Portland Oregonian publisher became emissary to Sandwich Isles

1931 Kamehameha School for Girls–”Everything Hawaiian was suppressed”

Pro-democracy movement wins Tongan election

FDIC Chair: Will the next fiscal crisis start in Washington?

Not so akbar: Muslim terrorist wanna-be fails to blow up crowd at Portland Christmas tree lighting

 

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Thursday, November 25, 2010
November 25, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:50 PM :: 8624 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

The hidden story of the third Thanksgiving: 1623--giving thanks for freedom

Gaming Industry Lobbyist, Progressive activist screen Abercrombie cabinet picks

Thanksgiving message from Lingle and Aiona

Mother of Lt Gov. Aiona dies at 93

UH considers raising tuition 185% 

KITV VIDEO: Lingle says Hamamoto promised to keep furloughs on non-instructional days 

 

AFL-CIO officer, HGEA operative fight Say over Speakership

 

Abercrombie caught lying about federal funds

Progressives name three possible Hanabusa replacements

Councilman Rod Tam, still in office for five more weeks,  Pleads Guilty To Theft Charges

Federal employee sentenced to a month in jail for steering a contract

Con man Rewald directs a Los Angeles talent agency

Star-Advertiser & Honolulu Unitarian Church claim all human progress created by liberals

Kamehameha proposes to buy Haleiwa site eyed for hotel

Failed Delivery of overseas absentee ballots explained

Arakawa names flower farmer as economic official

A peek into the profitability of Star-Advertiser owner Black Press

POYNTER: 6 Months In, Honolulu Civil Beat Still Testing the Market For Paid Conversation

Your Tax Dollars at work: Hoku Corp. amends polysilicon supply agreement

Perfect Title scammer sues Obama

Kauai Bureaucrats play musical chairs

PUC does not answer call for Pasha hearings

Special session to consider $56M bond

Price doubles, hope fades for S. Kona police station

Ag board OKs coffee bean quarantine

Punatics protest TSA rules

Drug Enforcement Administration to Put Temporary Ban on Synthetic Marijuana

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Wednesday, November 24, 2010
November 24, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:31 PM :: 7577 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

Aiona: “Maybe run again for Governor in 2014”

Hawaii High Schools ranked by college performance of graduates

The hidden story of the third Thanksgiving: 1623--giving thanks for freedom

Stop Treating Everyone As An Equal Threat 

Carrier Group heads for Korea 

 

Hawaii gets $1.1B settlement from Citi

Clayton Hee, Gary Hooser still in running for DLNR

 

HB444 Proponent Blake Oshiro mentioned as possible House Speaker

City Parks Director Quits over bungled Craft Fair closure

Council members pick committee posts

Hawaii DoE flew 652 Employees to Disney World “conference”

Shapiro: 1 giant store is to replace another in Kailua, ho-hum

Privately owned Big Isle Hospital beats HHSC Hospitals in survey

Selling Sex in Honolulu: Unlicensed Massage Parlors Lack Enforcement Scrutiny

Still not offered a job in Legislature, Maui man held on $1M bail on sex assault charges

2011 Nissan LEAF gets best-in-class 99 mpg EPA rating

HECO continues to push palm oil importation issue

Survey: Honolulu one of country's safest cities

Kauai Council backs Furfaro for chair, organizes committees

Contrails or chemtrails?  Free floating Anxiety strikes Kauai dopers, trust fund babies

Memminger: Seven Simple Ways to Reduce the National Debt (Without Convening A Government Commission)

Nature Conservancy gives “scientists” junket to Palmyra in exchange for agit-prop on global warming, plastic

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Tuesday, November 23, 2010
November 23, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:32 PM :: 6831 Views :: Kauai County News, DHHL, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

Heritage: Don’t Give In To North Korea Demands

The hidden story of the third Thanksgiving: 1623--giving thanks for freedom

New Biography: The Spirit of Father Damien The Leper Priest-A Saint for Our Times

'You did what?' How anti-trust lawyer broke up Big 5

Full Text: 18 Hawaii Groups call for greater openness at Legislature

Obama’s New START limits anti-missile defense

Last elected BoE to be sworn in Nov 29

Governor Lingle’s official portrait unveiled

Congress: How Hawaii delegation voted Nov 22

Federal Judge Agrees: CAIR Tied to Hamas

Concerned not enough dope is reaching cities, Hawaii Legislators call for expanded marijuana distribution

Registration deadline approaches for Special Election

Dissident group lining up to tackle House Speaker Say

Hawaii joblessness steady - but your island may vary

Responses refute existence of any recent 'Kill Haole Day'

Hawaii Welfare Recipients Spend Thousands In Tennessee

Advocates say halting mental-illness treatment leads to more problems

Lingle: “Don’t fire the Cabinet”

Isle artist Christy Fujii paints the state's first female governor

Hawaii Stands Alone on Charging For Review of Court Records

DoE News: Kahuku Football player commits suicide

DoE News: 2 boys arrested after explosion at school

Native Hawaiian Can't Live in State Park

Murkowski's opponent contests vote count in Alaskan Senate election

UH Manoa Study acknowledges that global climate models are “seriously deficient”

Insurgent attack kills fifth Schofield soldier

Muslim terrorist wanna-be arrested in Honolulu in plea deal talks

Hawaii ACLU looks for plaintiffs to file TSA Search lawsuit

One servicemember’s struggle with PTSD but he's not alone

Obama condemns N. Korea's 'outrageous act'

Star-Advertiser won’t participate in SPJ’s annual “excellence in journalism” competition

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Monday, November 22, 2010
November 22, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 11:59 AM :: 8076 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development, World News, Hawaii History

Hawaii GOP State Senate results underline importance of community commitment

First-hand report: North Korea has 2000 modern centrifuges

Slater: Honolulu rail project could hit state finances hard

Kalapa: Imbalance in next governor's agenda

Shapiro: City turns around PR disaster on senior fair

Half of Hawaii DoE class of '09 enrolled in college, but math and English pose a challenge for many

BoE Lunch Wagon: Did Hawaii become part of Cuba?

CB: Will Green Light for Tanoue Be Green Light for Developers?

CB: Prostitution Busts for Men Turn Up Mostly Locals, Few Tourists

Dissension in Doperville: NORML attacks THC Ministry, Roger Christie

Big Isle farm promises rich biofuel source

LA Times: Tidal power: Could waves provide 10% of America's electricity?

Mormon temple in Laie is still place of 'refuge'

U.S. official calls North Korea's nuke claim disappointing and provocative

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Sunday, November 21, 2010
November 21, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:41 PM :: 9219 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development, World News, Hawaii History

Aloha Family Alliance: Our advice is do not give up

Democrat-Advertiser still crying about loss of Inouye Earmarks

Delusions and Panic: Abercrombie can go back to Congress and save the S1011 version of Akaka Bill

Maui MD: Medicare cuts a concern to Hawaii doctors

Isle fish farming good for environment and economy

Protesters aim to deflate Lanai wind project

State lays groundwork for more clean energy

Mateo set to remain chairman of council amid reorganization

Kailuans take on Target

Kona: Pine Trees development plan blocked

Amendment to law allows state officers to have Tasers

Scientist: North Korea has 'stunning' new nuke facility

800 isle soldiers deploying to Iraq

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Saturday, November 20, 2010
November 20, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:08 PM :: 7549 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development, World News, Hawaii History

In face of opposition, lame duck Maui Council punts on property tax hike

BoE refuses to follow law: Rejects meal price increases

14 candidates seek District 1 Council seat vacated by Apo

TAT, Water top Arakawa Agenda

Carlisle hit over illegal seizure from pawn shop/fence

Speaker: Say still 2 votes short, Rep Roy Takumi mentioned as possible compromise candidate

 

Okino compared to neutered donkey

Advertiser, Eric Ryan team up to cheer attack on GOP Chair Michael Steele

“Progressive” Ian Lind defends earmarks: Hamakua ditch spending at top of list

Unity? Kona faction Council chair appoints Kenoi loyalist Co clerk

Kauai utility receives $110M loan guarantee

University of Hawaii's Final Report from secret negotiations on HRS 343

Abercrombie no response on Civil Commitment for pedophiles

Honolulu Reporter searching for Court files on prostitution cases finds himself surrounded by Deputy Sherriffs

East-West Center Responds to Criticism

Big Isle UH campus announced

Micronesians sue to block cuts in Hawaii’s Taxpayer-Sponsored Healthcare Benefits

No cash No PASH: Feeeel-good liberals renew assault on pig hunting

No cash, no PASH: Fighting over the meaning of the native Hawaiian rights defense in the Kalalau Valley

Kauai TVR fight: Director Ian Costa resigning from Planning

Feds Won’t Block Aloha Petroleum’s Purchase of Shell Oil Hawaii Operations

A place to pay tribute to Hawaii's Fallen Law Enforcement

Lame Duck: Web Censorship Bill Sails Through US Senate Committee

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Friday, November 19, 2010
November 19, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:43 PM :: 5898 Views :: Kauai County News, DHHL, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

FULL TEXT: State Senate Committee Assignments Finalized

FULL TEXT: New version of Akaka Bill introduced in US Senate

Honolulu Shipper Maersk fined for doing business in Iran

Hawaii DoT sells $201M in bonds

Democrat Borreca: We need Inouye’s earmarks because they are …uh…just symbolism

 

SA: Raise Retirement age for Gov’t employees and cut pension benefits

Fate of Civil Unions tied to leadership struggle in House

Tokuda pledges to slow walk appointed BoE

CB Publishes list of OHA cronies and their salaries

It begins: Texas firm with Abercrombie ties to take over Big Island development

Abercrombie won't attend seminar for new governors

Crony Watch: Governor-elect offers glimpse of hope, change, employment

Bureaucrats gone Wild: Mayor's craft fair rescheduled just days after its cancellation

Moiliili: Homeless Tent City vanishes after police arrest 15 for meth

How Edison turned DoE’s big failure into a huge success

Federal Suit Says U.H. Security Breaches Harmed 100,000

Hawaii's economic forecast for 2011: Growth in Tourism, Government

Weak economy inhibits charitable giving

Foreclosure Alternative: Hand over deed, walk away, and get $3000

Kukui phases in rent rises

Kaua‘i homeless rate drops, state figure rises

Kauai: Asing’s lengthy council career ready to sunset

Time Magazine/PEW: Marriage: What's It Good For? (yes, this is a warm-up for civil unions)

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Wednesday, November 17, 2010
November 17, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:27 PM :: 4572 Views :: Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

New version of Akaka Bill introduced in US Senate

Panos: Carlisle’s start disappointing

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

Christmas cancelled: Hawaii Tax collectors force shutdown of craft shows

 

Shapiro: Abercrombie needs to evaluate rail funding

Hawaii ERS has only 65% of what it needs to meet pension obligations

Abercrombie teams up with Homeless Tent City Supporters

Gay-Atheist Oahu Democrats trying to cut off Lingle’s funding for 2012

Panos Prevedouros plans run for Mayor 2012

Inouye says he knows more than Obama

CB: Will Big Island Gain a House District?

Murderer eighth to move here

West Oahu Parents Protest School Firings

Large union rally invades Hilton property

SA: Anonymity, not 'haole,' is issue

Feds: Put rare Hawaii dolphin on endangered list

Illicit fireworks will draw more state scrutiny

Maker of Four Loko drink to remove product from stores

Website will accept applications to supply renewable energy to HECO

Kona Residents gaining water option through improvement district

Drug treatment facility gaining support on Kaua‘i

Attention Hawaii Democrats: Potential Legislative Office managers available

The Hawaii Environmental Movement: A Brief History by Henry Curtis

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Tuesday, November 16, 2010
November 16, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:33 PM :: 7320 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

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

NYT: Obama’s economic view rejected on world stage

Aloha to Current Nonprofit Property Tax Exemptions?

Maui Council to consider property tax hike on residential homeowners

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

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

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

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

Abercrombie, Legislators form conspiracy

2,400+ Apply For Jobs With Abercrombie

Borreca: Will Say hold on to Speakership?

Hawaii public school fees on the rise

Futility: Daniel Inouye defends earmarks

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

EW Center defends WW2 Program

Washington: Hanabusa participates in new member orientation

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

US Treasury Grants for Solar, Wind to Expire

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

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

Farm lease dispute goes to arbitration

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

Road to Riches: Overtime at City Road Division

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

Who would marry a killer?

Hawaii prisons have lowest ratio of guards to prisoners

Maui News: Corals love sewage

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

CB: State Allows Developers to Flout Solar Mandate

Alcoholic beverage Four Loko under fire

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

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Sunday, November 14, 2010
November 14, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:01 PM :: 7569 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

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

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

Slom outlines strategy to take on Legislative Democrats

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

Fidell urges Act 215/221 scammers to pack Abercrombie cabinet

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

SA: Charter School shows superiority of independent boards

HTH: Appointed school board a long way off

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

Quiet Controversy in Schools: Noncertified Teachers

Losing with grace can lead to winning opportunities

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

Ahi farm's ocean lease OK'd

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

Kauai Council: Furfaro for transparency?

Will Republicans cut out Inouye’s Earmarks?

Sorority stands up for fallen sister

 

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

Maryland Con-Con vote similar to Hawaii

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

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Tuesday, November 09, 2010
November 9, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:45 PM :: 5711 Views :: Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

East-West Center hammered for “sustained, biased and politically-motivated attack on World War II veterans”

Democrat Borreca, Willes Lee team up in effort to split faith-based voters off of GOP

 

Shapiro: The road doesn’t get easier for the Hawai‘i GOP

Special election set to fill Apo's city council seat

Honolulu Muslim Terror suspect was 'polite, friendly'

DOE wants to close two schools in Kalihi

Charter school heads fired: Kamaile Academy's board says the move was needed to qualify for federal funding

Carlisle Supports Tanoue As Head Of DPP

Tax Hike Pending in Honolulu City Council for Hawaii Historic Properties

Maile named administrative director of the courts

Local 5 and Kaiser Permanente reach contract agreement

Convicted Illinois Killer Coming To Hawaii to live with UH Perfesser

In Korea, Inouye, Illinois Republican thinking about Free Trade

EW Center Ripping the USA: Revising History Dismally

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Friday, November 05, 2010
November 5, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:35 PM :: 6299 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

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

Rail funding in jeopardy as key House sponsor ousted by Americans

Abercrombie lied: Clayton Hee to head DHHL?

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

Inouye: Akaka Bill “not a priority”

Djou: Won’t rule out future run

Lingle: “Wait and see”

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

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

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

Kremlinology Hawaii Style: Democrats comment on new Senate Leadership

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

Oshiro to introduce Civil Unions bill again

Oahu’s rash of incumbents

House GOP caucus to elect new Chair

Abercrombie:  Finances not important to Rail EIS decision

Abercrombie Announces Transition Plan

Sen.  Josh Green applies for DoH Director

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

Sam Slom: Grand Old Party of one

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

SA to Carlisle: Emulate Tavares on vacation rentals

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

Surfrider Foundation Strongly Opposes Reclassification of ‘O’Oma Land

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Wednesday, November 03, 2010
November 3, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:58 PM :: 6059 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

Democrats: Hawaii is different, suckers

Everything you need to know about Abercrombie and Hanabusa

Full State by State results: Republicans win control of House

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

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

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

A clear path on gay unions (What they get)

Voters favor appointed BOE

Voter turnout remains low

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

Second guessing the Republican campaign

Hanabusa: Negative campaigning worked

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

Killed by Steve Case? Hukilau Foods files for bankruptcy

Lawyers for officers claim charges overblown

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

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Tuesday, November 02, 2010
November 2, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:59 PM :: 10278 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

VOTE TODAY til 6PM Find your polling place

Photos: Aiona, Finnegan tour Roberts Hawaii, other businesses

The Morning after the Election

Hawaii Family Forum makes final push to Get Out the Vote

Hawaii Right to Life PAC Urges Vote for Aiona

New Aiona-Finnegan radio ad trumpets Hilo, Maui endorsements

Gallup predicts Largest Republican margin in Several Generations

VIDEO: Aiona on HNN Sunrise

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

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

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

Republicans excited about Election Day

145,000 Votes Already Cast

Boylan points to possible GOP Legislative gains

Obama jumps into Hawaii race

GOP, Dems make final push in Hilo Monday

Justice: GTMO Greenwell goes from Council to jail

Abercrombie campaigners complain about sit-in arrest

Justice Dept. Deploying Hundreds to Monitor Polls

Gubernatorial candidates address stadium concerns

After election, talking stink goes from roars to whispers

City housing office would lack expertise to fulfill goal

Streamlining permits gets mayor’s boost

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

Hillary Clinton speaks out on Hawaii Slavery case

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

Ranking Hawaii’s Big Charities

Common sense trumps bag bans

Hawaii bankruptcy filings go below 300

Survey measures gay marriage in US

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Monday, November 01, 2010
November 1, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:50 PM :: 6986 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

VOTE Tuesday Nov 2 Find your polling place

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

Hawaii Tribune-Herald Endorses Duke Aiona and Lynn Finnegan

Gallup predicts Largest Republican margin in Several Generations

Aiona campaign rally at Kuhio Terrace 

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

 

Carlisle Looking To Fill Key Administration Posts

 

GOP looks to Hawaii to make waves

Another progressive says Hawaii vote is referendum on Obama

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

Volcanic Ash wins hypocrisy contest

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

Maui County's strict rules keep rentals in check

HECO, IBEW talk past deadline

Foreclosure crisis mounts in Kona

Group to buy cultural site from builder

Former NRA President to speak in Kaneohe

Big Isle mayor takes heat for TV program expenses

Seed industry answers latest Sierra Club lies

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Sunday, October 31, 2010
October 31, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:48 PM :: 4761 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

VOTE Tuesday Nov 2 Find your polling place

This Democrat didn’t forget who the real Neil Abercrombie is

Abercrombie: Little to point to in the way of achievement

Hanabusa Insurance: Medicare cuts, higher prices, and denial of care

Photos: Duke and Lynn express comes to Big Island

Lingle saves Hawaii refineries from EPA

Progressives becoming “exhausted” as they are exposed by campaign ads

West Hawaii Today calls for One Party System

Aiona rejects call for One Party System

Abercrombie accused of resorting to dirty tricks

SA: Hawaii vote is referendum on Obama

Democrat Boylan: Hawaii vote is referendum on Obama

Last Minute GOP spending

Accused murderer is Homelessness Industry activist

Terror threat: Hawaii Jewish leaders inspecting incoming mail carefully

Plunking promoted

Ballot Counting System Checked ahead of Tuesday's Election

Obama care starts with free birth control

Dopers shocked, just shocked to discover themselves arrested after trying to take dope thru airport security

Man held on $1 million bail for multiple drug and fraud charges - 34 priors

Hawaii's Most Wanted: Richard Miyasato – 16 priors

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Saturday, October 30, 2010
October 30, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:15 PM :: 7557 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

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

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

Fact check: Superferry, Aloha, Rail, Furloughs

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

Barking Sands: Japanese Missile Intercept Sends Message to North Korea

$23M Emergency funds giveaway called “blind promise”

Abercrombie’s 100% anti-life voting record

VIDEO: Aiona focuses on drug prevention for a healthier Hawaii

Humpbacks recover, but Hawaii still losing sovereignty over State waters

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

Hawaii windfarm developer “could go under”

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

Aiona, Finnegan make final pitch to E. Hawaii

Political radar: Rundown on competitive Senate and House races

The Election Is a Third Over

“Progressive” Ian Lind votes against Appointed BoE

Former School Administrative Services Assistant Charged with Felony Theft and Forgery

Evans, Henderson vie for District 7 seat

City Council Candidate Rich Turbin Receives Djou, Hirono Endorsements

Proposed expansion of whale sanctuary draws controversy

Judge upholds part of laws on political action committees and ads

Karr re-elected as UH Board of Regents chairman

Obama returning to Honolulu for third straight Christmas

Southwest Airlines CEO mentions possible Hawaii route

New feed-in tariff has critics even before it begins

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

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Friday, October 29, 2010
October 29, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:50 PM :: 7673 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

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

Hawaii GOP: Election shaping up “just like 2002”

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

Facing default, Hawaii windfarm operator cancels IPO

Barking Sands: Japanese Missile Intercept Sends Message to North Korea

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

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

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

Djou leads fund race

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

Hawaiian Telcom Emerges from Chapter 11 Reorganization

Photos: Aiona-Finnegan bus tour hits Maui, Kauai

Abercrombie Will Harm Hawaii’s Relationship with Foreign Countries

Hawaii election a dead heat

 

Democrats divided on Civil Unions

Significant voter movement as independents decide to vote for Republicans

Pay to Play Mitsuniga funding Democrat attack ads

Dems spend big to win Hawaii seat

Lingle: Anti-Aiona ad is a smear

Schatz promises to protect DoE corruption from Audit

Cavasso undeterred by odds in campaign against Inouye

If Neil Abercrombie is Hawaii’s Next Governor …

Learning Coalition founder bankrolls appointed BoE ads

Djou says he backs advisory vote on Akaka bill 

WaPo: New slavery charges levied against Hawaii farm owners

Honolulu Weekly to get new editor

HECO and users await PUC ruling on higher rate

State is fined $100,000 for Big Isle cesspools

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

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Wednesday, October 27, 2010
October 27, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:10 PM :: 7921 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

Aiona-Finnegan launch Statewide bus tour    

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

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

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

Christian leaders push back against smears from Abercrombie campaign

VIDEO: Cam Cavasso advert “Mountains of Debt”

Hawaii Right to Life releases candidate endorsements

Harris Poll: Obama approval rating drops to 37%

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

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

SA: Terror suspect prayed at Honolulu Mosque

 

Democrats complain that Lingle supported Charter Schools instead of feeding HSTA

AP: Republican grassroots vs “two white men”  

Teachers Union Gears Up Opposition To Amendment

Abercrombie, Schatz busted on missing federal Funds

Gay marriage activists: Strategy tied to Abercrombie

Aiona has endorsement of Hawaii Island Contractors’ Association

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

Mayor Carlisle to sign homeless sidewalk ban

Condominium foreclosures could face increased scrutiny

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

UH Manoa fails to turn out brainwashed drones

Star-Advertiser pushes publicly funded elections

Star-Advertiser endorses Seven More Democrats

District 13 candidates’ appeals are personal

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

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

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

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Tuesday, October 26, 2010
October 26, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:27 PM :: 7086 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

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

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

Closing Argument: Djou vs Hanabusa (video)

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

Aiona unveils College Tuition Assurance Program

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

Hawaii Family Forum: iVote to improve the future of Hawaii

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

Japanese Chamber of Commerce endorses Aiona-Finnegan

The Segregated Sisterhood of Neil Abercrombie and Nancie Caraway

Progressives busted on lies about Aiona’s Religion

 

Rep Coffman and Democrat Buckstead could face prosecution

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

GOP ad attacks Hanabusa's corruption

Abercrombie Raises Twice As Much As Aiona

SA: Candidates to keep us moving

2012: Lingle vs Case or Hannemann

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

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

SD2: Incumbent Kokubun faces Hale for state Senate seat

Maui: Looser home business law sought

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

Honolulu Police Officers Charged In Overtime Abuse Case

Hawaii Medical Board Takes Action Against Three Doctors

Opportunity lost: HPR survives NPR fallout

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Monday, October 25, 2010
October 25, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:52 PM :: 4958 Views :: Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

The Segregated Sisterhood of Neil Abercrombie and Nancie Caraway

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

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

Hawaii Island Contractors' Association Endorses Aiona-Finnegan

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

Aiona to hold campaign event at Radford HS tonight

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

Most surveyed voters dislike Lingle's performance

Hanabusa tries to convince voters she is not a pit bull

Hanabusa criticizes GOP ad suggesting corruption

Online ballots available to Hawaii overseas voters

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

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

SA: Re-elect legislators in city core

The lost generation in Hawai‘i politics

Maui mayoral race tight

Fontaine endorsed over incumbent Bertram

Kalapa: Hypocritical fight of 'special interest' groups

Campaign Profiles:

Lawyer works to strike down limits on independent election spending

Obama's isle judicial pick stalled

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Sunday, October 24, 2010
October 24, 2010 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:34 PM :: 7110 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, DHHL, Maui County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development

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

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

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

Hannemann: I’m on the taxi squad

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

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

Next governor will carry background into office 

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

 

NYT celebrates victory of eco-religion over football

 

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

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

Council candidates agree on fixing infrastructure

HMSA wants 14.8% boost in large employer group rates

Son's altercation leads state to evict disabled parents

'Hawaii is the guinea pig' (suckers)

Ag officials: Kona coffee facing quarantine

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