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Saturday, March 23, 2019
March 23, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:06 PM :: 1588 Views
  1. WSJ: How a Train Through Paradise Turned Into a $9 Billion Debacle
  2. High medical costs another threat to Hawaii taxpayers
  3. Hawaii GOP Speaker Cleared of Hatch Act Violation
  4. Lawmakers pass $8 billion budget – Will Focus on Tax Hikes
  5. Kauai Drivers Say ‘No’ to DoT Road Mileage Tax Scheme
  6. Bus ridership slide points to ‘Fraud’ in Rail Ridership Estimates  
  7. Lyon Bribery Could be Next Major Corruption Scandal in Hawaii
  8. Anti-Geothermals Go to Enviro Court to Block Re-Start of Plant
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Friday, March 22, 2019
March 22, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:14 PM :: 2767 Views
  1. How high is too high? What’s known and unknown about minimum wage increases
  2. Hawaii PUC approves special rates for Al Gore's electric buses
  3. Hawaii Sues Trump (again) Over Abortion (again)
  4. HB942: Legislators Approve $60K Settlement After Failing to Force Churches to Promote Abortion
  5. Salvage Contract for Failed Plastic Boom in Hilo Bay?
  6. Micronesian official to plead guilty in bribery scandal
  7. Homeless Activist Has Change of Heart
  8. $2.5M Program Gives Mainland Newcomers $500/mo for Rent
  9. State Sen. Donna Kim drops plan to cut 121 UH-Manoa faculty positions
  10. Ex-chief's request granted for lawyer in mailbox framing
  11. Cue Progressive Freakout: Ige Turns To Private Prison Firm (other than UPW, Inc) For New Oahu Jail
  12. Department of Public Safety and Reentry Commission complete plans for Convict Reentry
  13. More is Less: Privatized Maui Hospital Recruits More Doctors Thereby Reducing Need for State Subsidy
  14. Electric Car Free Parking ‘Not Sustainable’
  15. Snorkel Rentals Kill: Two In Distress, One Rescuer Dead
  16. 9th Circuit Hands Tool to anti-GMO Hypesters
  17. DoH: How Many Anti-Vaxxers in Your School?
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Thursday, March 21, 2019
March 21, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:52 PM :: 3370 Views
  1. Hawaii Supreme Court Rejects Rail Surcharge Lawsuit
  2. How to Solve the Hawaiian Homelands Problem
  3. Disabled Inmates: Feds Reach Agreement with Hawaii DPS
  4. Report: Hawaii Congressional Delegation Extremely Partisan, Except Gabbard
  5. Trump Ties Federal Funds for Colleges to Free-Speech Pledge
  6. Angry drivers blast state’s proposal to nix fuel tax for road usage surcharge
  7. Lyon contract scandal leaves Hawaii government officials scrambling  
  8. Hawaii Nearly Alone: 2/3 of Legislative Races Uncontested
  9. Hawaii legislative committees reject plastics ban proposals
  10. EVs costing state millions, blamed for airport parking congestion
  11. 42 sweeps in 90 days and still volatile encampment plagues neighborhood
  12. 16 more MCCC inmates transferred to Halawa Correctional Facility
  13. Councilmembers Call for Patrick Wong’s Resignation
  14. HPD Chief Ballard Says Allegations Of Doctored Test Scores Are Unfounded
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Wednesday, March 20, 2019
March 20, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:02 PM :: 2144 Views
  1. OHA Kakaako Makai Plans Begin With Sewage Plant
  2. Grant Supports Drive to make UH, Chaminade, Kauai CC 100% Tobacco Free
  3. Buying a House? Need Money? Honolulu can help
  4. House Resolution Seeks Return of Hawaiian Airlines Call Center
  5. Falls of Clyde to be Restored at Closed British Shipyard?
  6. US DoT Inspector General Investigating Honolulu rail concerns raised in (yet another) whistleblower suit
  7. Senate Committees Approve More Money for OHA Insiders to Steal
  8. Mauna Kea a Mountain of Moolah for OHA
  9. Flood control plan for Ala Wai strongly opposed at meeting
  10. More housing would boost Maui tax revenues
  11. Stolen Stuff Hawaii to hold anti-crime rally at the state Capitol
  12. Outdated Wang Technology Hampers Investigations Into Hawaii Professionals
  13. Woman accused of stealing $760,000 from Homeless Shelter to face charges (after all)
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Tuesday, March 19, 2019
March 19, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:33 PM :: 1544 Views
  1. HART Plan to Control Expenses-Pay Robbins Crony $85K per Month
  2. Senate Committee to Hear Anti-Gun Bills
  3. The last time Congress created a new state
  4. HART Spends Money to Prove Spending Money is a Good Idea
  5. Hawaii State Government -- 2nd-Lowest Federal Dependency Ranking
  6. Liberty and Economics -- Hawaii Together with Keli'i Akina
  7. Pentagon IDs $452M in Hawaii military funding for border wall plan
  8. SB1428: Let Hawaii County Fritter Away GET funds on Anything
  9. Bureaucratic Turf Fight Holds Toddlers Hostage: Ige Backs Team DoE
  10. Inmate: Broken phones a starter for ‘riot’ at jail
  11. Soft on Crime Meets Hot Lead: 51 Convictions Out on streets—gets shot dead
  12. Bill 89: 4,000 TVR Permits
  13. Unused vehicles raise spending concerns at EMS
  14. Settlement reached in lawsuit against the city in firefighter’s death
  15. Hawai`i Can Reach 100% Renewable Energy by Clearcutting Forests
  16. Tourists Required to Convert to Eco-Religion Before Tour
  17. Ocean Plastic Cleanup Boom Still Stranded in Hilo Bay
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Monday, March 18, 2019
March 18, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:02 PM :: 1497 Views
  1. The last time Congress created a new state
  2. Honolulu Council Special Election Ballots to be Mailed March 21
  3. GE Tax Hike: How They Voted
  4. Legislative Preview: Week 9
  5. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted March 17, 2019
  6. Innovation? Hawaii Ranks 45th
  7. Lesbian Home Invasion: Supreme Court Will Not Hear Hawaii Case
  8. Star-Adv Says We Need Tax Hikes … Because Economy is Slowing
  9. DPS Still Can’t Figure out how to Release Prisoners on Time
  10. Kealoha and Puana expected in court for drug related charges
  11. Judge Orders Release Of More Records In Case Of HPD Officer Who Beat Girlfriend
  12. Moldy Honolulu Council: $1.4M Plan to Go Alii with HART
  13. Federal Mandate forcing Hawaii to Overhaul Disabled Programs
  14. Isle taxpayers take loss on failed Kauai dairy plan
  15. Oceanfront Homes Keep Going Up Despite Rising Seas – Because Nobody Believes in Sea Level Rise
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Sunday, March 17, 2019
March 17, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:06 PM :: 2079 Views
  1. Blank the Amount, Defect the Date
  2. Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
  3. Will Federal Investigation Wreck HART’s P3 Plan for Rail Past Middle Street?
  4. Senator Donna Kim pushes to fire 121 Underperforming UH Manoa faculty
  5. Lawmakers Looking Closely At Public Safety Director’s Performance
  6. Police chief owes answers on expensive lawsuit deal
  7. Pension ‘spiking’ costing Kauai county
  8. SB33: Millions More for Hollywood Movie Moguls
  9. Hana: ‘Electric Airplane’ Exposed as a Hybrid
  10. Star-Adv Genius Plan: Let Lots of Criminals out on Streets so they Won’t Riot in our Jails
  11. Hawaii Needs Municipal Governments Below County Level
  12. Politicians See Homeless Issue as Way to Pander to Voters, Nothing More
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Saturday, March 16, 2019
March 16, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:22 PM :: 2224 Views
  1. Restore flexibility for delivery of public services
  2. Lava Tube Dishonor goes to Hawaii County Civil Defense
  3. Infested: Honolulu Ranks #2 for Termites
  4. Rep Rida Cabanilla Hires Convicted Child Molester--Then Complains About Catholic Church sexual abuse
  5. Star-Adv: Telescope Protesters Can Cash in on Sustainable Future
  6. SB887: $100 for Carton of Tobacco Cigarettes
  7. Dispatchers say valuable time wasted during 911 calls
  8. Star-Adv: Can Activists Exploit PRP Poll to Keep the Homeless Homeless 
  9. State wants to build huge affordable housing projects with units on 99-year leases
  10. Hawaii National Guard soldiers headed soon to Afghanistan
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Friday, March 15, 2019
March 15, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:16 PM :: 16847 Views
  1. Lesbian Home Invasion: Supreme Court Considering Whether to hear Hawaii Case
  2. House Committee to Hear Anti-Gun Bills
  3. Judge Allows OHA, UH to Scrap for Mauna Kea Money
  4. Seeking Applications for Independent Grand Jury Counsel – Second Circuit
  5. State won’t pay rail invoices subject to subpoena by feds
  6. Pacific Club Shindig: More Political Insiders Get Behind Kahele for Congress
  7. Spending soars in special election race for City Council seat
  8. Nadamoto claims Kaneshiro not in Charge
  9. SA Editorial: HPD settlement needs explanation
  10. $500 Red Light Camera Tickets
  11. Hawai‘i Businesses Speak Out Against Proposed Minimum Wage Increase
  12. Bottles, utensils and bags: Lawmakers are coming for your single-use plastics
  13. State proposes permanent villages of tiny homes for the hardest to house
  14. Ballard Pushing Homeless Tent Cities Modeled on Chinatown ‘Success’
  15. Ala Wai project will affect 37 private properties
  16. Bill To Create An Airport Corporation Advances — With A Very Big Catch
  17. Times of the signs: Holiday Inn still waiting, 5 years later, for sign approval
  18. GIA: Legislators Feel Their Power Over Nonprofits​
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Thursday, March 14, 2019
March 14, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:23 PM :: 2006 Views
  1. Massive Pay Hike for Hawaii Legislators?
  2. HB118: Republicans Explain Vote to Kill Rail Audit
  3. After Konno: How Hawaii Can revive contracting as policy option
  4. State’s use of contractors just a hint of what could be
  5. UH Legislative Update
  6. Forgotten Voices: The Inadequate Review and Improper Alteration of Our National Monuments
  7. Poll: 45% Thinking of Leaving State or Know Someone who is
  8. Hawaii County Council passes $50M/year general excise tax hike
  9. Keith Kaneshiro put himself on paid leave. So why is he showing up at the office?  
  10. State Deputy Sheriffs Still Aren’t Accredited — 8 Years After the Law Required It
  11. Names, Ranks And Salaries Of Honolulu Cops Are Still Secret
  12. HB593: The Era of Hawaii Agriculture is Over
  13. City has collected more than 4.6 million pounds of homeless garbage from city streets and parks—14,276 Shopping Carts
  14. 21 inmates identified in MCCC riot; transferred to Halawa Correctional Facility
  15. Roads: Kauai Council Actually Considering Preventative Maintenance!
  16. Lifeguards work in deteriorating towers as brand new ones sit unused
  17. American Samoa Governor in Coma After Surgery
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Wednesday, March 13, 2019
March 13, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:11 PM :: 1736 Views
  1. Road Usage Charge: HDoT Community Meetings on Latest Tax Hike Scheme
  2. Auditor: Every Special Fund Proposed by Legislators Fails to Meet Criteria
  3. The Difference Between Real and Fake Energy Policy
  4. HART to Defy Federal Subpoena?
  5. Hawaii's predicted to bring in about $80 mil fewer dollars in tax revenue this fiscal year  
  6. Nearly all state jails operating over capacity
  7. Take longer view on Hawaii infrastructure
  8. Official charged with enforcing building codes didn’t get permits for residence
  9. School Chief Chooses Some Of The People Helping To Evaluate Her
  10. One judge approves sale of Kealohas’ home; another reschedules their fraud trial
  11. Judge rules bank fraud evidence can't be used in Kealoha corruption trial
  12. Legislator: Calls Run 30-0 Against Sanctuary State
  13. Investigation: No laws were broken when athletes skied down a snow-less Mauna Kea
  14. Biomass is not Carbon Neutral
  15. Gabbard Among ‘Those Going Nowhere’
  16. Did Hawaii Company Funnel Malaysian Money to Trump Campaign?
  17. Arrested in Waikiki: Coach Helped Rich Liberals get their Idiot Children into the Colleges They won’t let you attend
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Tuesday, March 12, 2019
March 12, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:09 PM :: 2091 Views
  1. Legislative Preview: Week 8
  2. Another Poll Puts Gabbard at 0% in Iowa
  3. Honolulu Council Special Election: Thursday Deadline to Register to Vote
  4. 557 Candidates Register for Honolulu Neighborhood Board Elections
  5. I Was America’s First ‘Nonbinary’ Person. It Was All a Sham. 
  6. Nishihara: Senate Will Vote on Espinda When I Have 13 Votes Against Him
  7. Criminals Light Fire in Maui Jail because TV Broken
  8. Cost to transport, house Hawaii inmates on the mainland is skyrocketing—But its Still Cheaper than UPW-Controlled Halawa Prison
  9. Shining Sunlight On The Honolulu Police Chief’s Performance
  10. Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Keith Kaneshiro’s paid leave approved by his appointee
  11. City attorney to help hammer out how process for impeachment petition works
  12. Maui Councilmember Calls for Top Lawyer’s Resignation
  13. HPD Lieutenant who investigated financial crimes pleads guilty to tax charges
  14. Illegal immigrant sanctuary bill dies in state legislature
  15. SB663: Robot Cops to Give Tickets at Red Lights
  16. HB593: Replacing Prime Agricultural Land With Solar Panels
  17. Homebuyers should not be forced to choose solar over gas
  18. Honolulu Diocese Should Identify All Credibly Accused Priests
  19. Soft on Crime: Incompetent Prosecutors Let Homeless Lunatic Get Away With Murder—Literally
  20. Downtown Bumfights Leave two Stabbed
  21. Rich Tweeker Has 25-year Criminal Record—Keeps Getting Bail
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Monday, March 11, 2019
March 11, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:41 PM :: 6101 Views
  1. Rep Quinlan to Constituent: "Get the F*** Out!"
  2. Defense Attorneys Part of Kealoha Conspiracy, Coverup    
  3. Maui Corp Counsel Girlfriend ‘Transferred out to Avoid Appearance of Nepotism’
  4. Lawsuit Claims HPD Officer Sexually Assaulted Woman    
  5. HB210: Lower Voter Participation by Making Hawaii Elections More Complicated and Annoying 
  6. SB557: Hawaii to not likely become Second ‘Sanctuary State’ for Illegals
  7. HB1464: HMSA Underpays Doctors
  8. Manipulating Renewable Energy Definitions to Achieve Goals
  9. Gabbard declines to call Syria's Assad a war criminal
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Sunday, March 10, 2019
March 10, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:53 PM :: 2089 Views
  1. TelAbortion: Hawaii Doctors, Lawyers Plan the Abortion Future
  2. The Jones Act: High Steaks
  3. Can’t You Spare Half a Penny for Education?
  4. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted March 9, 2019
  5. Rent Control: How Not to Create Affordable Housing
  6. GET increase will add to Hawaii’s high cost of living
  7. Ninth Circuit Wants To Know The Statute Of Limitations For Takings Claims In Hawaii
  8. Hirono: Gabbard Tied to David Duke, Steve Bannon, Russia
  9. Maui County’s top lawyer arrested for physical abuse
  10. Marijuana: Shiny Object Confused with Priority 
  11. Product Bans are for the Silver Spoon People 
  12. HB1326: Failure to Pass would Harm Electric Coop, Small Farmers 
  13. A grand bargain on vacation rentals?

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Saturday, March 09, 2019
March 9, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:31 PM :: 1486 Views
  1. GE Tax Hike a Lose-Lose Proposition
  2. SB931: Tourism Industry Aims to Shut Down Aquarium Fishery
  3. FSM Election 2019 Certified Results
  4. Legislation Introduced to Repeal Jones Act
  5. DPP: Shortage of New Affordable Housing Triples
  6. Legislation Introduced to Repeal Jones Act
  7. While Collecting Honorifics from Chinese Communists, UH Manoa Also Gets Spyware
  8. HART’s disarray shows need for more oversight, not less
  9. Mauna Kea: OHA Still Grifting for Money
  10. Honolulu residents one step closer to paying for trash pickup
  11. Small Boat Harbors Need New Management: DLNR Wants More Money But Hasn’t Earned It
  12. For city officials on paid leave, taxpayers pay now or pay a lot more later
  13. The Kealohas Could Lose Their Taxpayer-Funded Lawyers
  14. Public Safety chief appears headed for a fight at Legislature to keep his job
  15. Former HPD officer accused of sexually assaulting a military wife
  16. Soft on Crime: Shoot a Weed Dealer Get 5 Years
  17. Maui Organic Food Activist is a Child Molester
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Friday, March 08, 2019
March 8, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:02 PM :: 1961 Views
  1. SCR42: After Partying with Mafia Hitman, Sen Stanley Chang Proposes Repeal of 2nd Amendment
  2. Hawaii Infrastructure Receives D+ Grade from Civil Engineers
  3. HB893 Guts DHHL Funding
  4. Earth Just-us: Eco-Lawyer Drives Up Your Cost of Living
  5. Hawaii lawmakers move to decriminalize pot possession
  6. Rape, Kidnapping Plea Bargain:  Gets 5 Years After Marijuana Growers Threaten Rape Victim
  7. City Poised To Pay $550,000 To Cop Who Claimed Ballard Doctored Female Recruits’ Test Scores
  8. UH should be wary of Confucius Institute
  9. Consumer Advocate Urges Rejection of Solar Project on Kunia Ag Land
  10. Identity politics does not fit well in Hawaii
  11. WaPo: Deathwatch for Tulsi Gabbard Campaign
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Thursday, March 07, 2019
March 7, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:22 PM :: 3912 Views
  1. Lyon Bribery: Preliminary Election Results Show FSM President May Lose Seat
  2. Prosecutor Kaneshiro Take Leave of Absence on Deadline to Respond to Supreme Court
  3. Kanuikapono School: Will Teachers be Fired to Cover Up FBI Investigation?
  4. Hawaii Sues Trump Over Abortion Sales Pitch
  5. DBEDT Projects Slower Economy, Rising Unemployment
  6. Crossover: Anti-Gun Bills Make it to the Other Side
  7. House Passes Election Changes, Ethics, Campaign Spending Reforms
  8. DoH Launches Marijuana Sales to Tourists
  9. How Much Does Your State Collect in Corporate Income Taxes Per Capita?
  10. Carbon Tax Crosses over to House
  11.  Ozawa Helped Kealoha Pal Miske
  12. Kealoha lawyer seeks city funding for fees
  13. Solar Bid Rigging: Yamamoto Caliboso Secretly Represented All 7 Winning Bids
  14. State fires firm auditing rail change orders
  15. Rail officials want a multi-million dollar do-over for a station entrance they once decided to scrap
  16. Secret Plan to Convert Waianae Shelter into Massive Festering Homeless Tent City Behind Oahu’s 20% drop in sheltered homeless
  17. Queens Overrun by 1,700 Lunatics: Legislators Consider Doing a Study
  18. Rare Polynesian artifacts stolen from OHA CEO's home
  19. Soft on Crime: 31-Time Loser Gets 10 Years—Could be out in 1 Year
  20. HB287 / HB1557: Clear Squatters out of Foreclosed Homes
  21. Advocates Want to Legalize Child Prostitution
  22. DLNR Takes over Surf School Permits, Gives only one out
  23. Building More Suburbs Could Help Millennials Stay In Hawaii
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Wednesday, March 06, 2019
March 6, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:12 PM :: 2573 Views
  1. Hawaii GE Tax Hits Poor 255% Harder than Rich
  2. It's legislative season again, so taxpayers beware!
  3. Tokuda-Connected Recycler Busted for Fraud
  4. Technology Transformation: Priority Bills on the Move
  5. New Reports Detail the Jones Act’s Cost to Puerto Rico
  6. South Dakota law school: Hawaiian Day is offensive. Hawaii state rep: No it's not.
  7. Hirono Suggests She Was Joking When She Criticized the Green New Deal
  8. Crossover: House Sends 497 Bills to Senate
  9. Legislators Response to Federal Rail Probe: Cancel State Audits
  10. DAGS Rejects 11% of HART Invoices—HDoT Scheme to Milk Rail Budget May be Jeopardy
  11. Senate Approves 11% GE Tax Increase
  12. Pre-K: DoE Bureaucrats Squabble over Lucrative New Fiefdom
  13. Caldwell’s Latest Tax Hikes to create 110 new positions
  14. Mystery: BioFuel Scammers Behind HB307
  15. Dairy Shelves Empty in Hawaii Thanks to Anti-Dairy Activists, Jones Act and Hemi-Global Cooling
  16. Will Dead Criminal Finally Do Something for Family?
  17. Hawaii Claims Lowest Average Personal Loan Balance Among States
  18. 7th Annual Vietnam Era Patriot Recognition
  19. Hawaii Tests Abortion by Telephone
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Tuesday, March 05, 2019
March 5, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:34 PM :: 3738 Views
  1. Crossover: House Sends 197 Bills to Senate
  2. City-Funded Survey Tries Out Excuses for Tax Hikes
  3. Suddenly Transsexual at 50--Former Dude Scores $95K from New Age Guru 
  4. Kealoha Tied to former M Nightclub Owner
  5. HART board and City Council Reject forensic rail audit (again)
  6. Massive Festering Homeless Tent Cities Coming Thanks to Josh Green: HPD chief says yes to ‘temporary refuge areas’
  7. HB1552: Independent Commission of Soft-on-Crime Activists to Oversee Prisons?
  8. Administrator who oversaw Hawaii State Hospital during high-profile escape to leave post
  9. Annual homeless census’ leader resigns
  10. A controversial ban on single-use plastics is up for a vote at the state capitol
  11. Oligopoly Drug Dealers Move 1,569 lbs of Weed, Score $12.9M in Revenue—Expect More when Tourists Can Score
  12. 85% of Medicated Dopers Have …uh… ‘Severe Pain’
  13. Legislature Considers Sex Abuse Investigation Of Catholic Church
  14. Kauai Emergency Proclamation Saves TVRs from Losing Legal Status
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Monday, March 04, 2019
March 4, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:27 PM :: 1757 Views
  1. HB664 / SB674: Legislators Push Sex Change for Autistic Children
  2. Legislative Preview: This Week's Bills on the Move
  3. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted March 3, 2019
  4. Cancer Gambit Pays Off--Kealoha Trial Delayed Until May
  5. The Drug-Addicted Lawyer
  6. Lawmaker wants answers on Public Safety Dept.'s polices, procedures
  7. State trying to raise boat harbor fees excessively
  8. Expedia: SB1292 Illegal Spying on Vacation Rentals
  9. Challenge to City Council race about seeking a fair election
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Sunday, March 03, 2019
March 3, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:34 PM :: 2609 Views
  1. Trump knocks 'crazy female senator' Mazie Hirono for comments on men
  2. Beware of Tax Software?
  3. Grassroot Institute Plans Events on Oahu, Maui
  4. Leaving Hawaii: Biggest Outflow in Last Year
  5. Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
  6. Rail: Is FTA a Target of Grand Jury—Will Feds Freeze Funds as a Result?
  7. Rail scrutiny goes from questions of urban planning to criminal culpability
  8. Plotting GE Tax Hike Behind closed doors: Council holds secret budget meeting, discussions off agenda
  9. Cut Cost of Living Instead of Hiking Minimum Wage
  10. Green Energy Scammers Driving up Taxes and Cost of Housing
  11. Lying: MECO Claims customers will not pay for unused power from solar farms
  12. Enviros Still Trying to Keep Paper and Plastic out of H-Power
  13. SB522 Styrofoam Ban Statewide
  14. Tourism Industry Tries to Shut Down Aquarium Fishers (again)
  15. How Maurice Arrisgado Jr. escaped OCCC before he was shot
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Saturday, March 02, 2019
March 2, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:12 PM :: 1910 Views
  1. HB210: House Republicans Unanimously Oppose Ranked-Choice Voting 
  2. Leis Banned in South Dakota
  3. WAM BAM $250M GE Tax Hike Passes Senate Committee
  4. Kim proposes budget hike, 35 new police positions
  5. Special interests driving up housing costs
  6. Dairy: Food Sustainability takes a Hit
  7. Six Steps to Universal Heath Care in Hawaii
  8. OCCC inmate attempting to escape is fatally shot
  9. 3rd Try at Medical Excuse for Katherine Kealoha 
  10. Ethics complaint targets Puna councilwoman over Bottling Plant
  11. Hawaii Decides Again Not to Legalize Marijuana
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Friday, March 01, 2019
March 1, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:25 PM :: 2734 Views
  1. Hawaii tops nation for rise in pedestrian fatalities
  2. Honolulu Rents 12th Highest in USA
  3. Help People Save by Cutting Their Taxes
  4. HCR31: Remove Oxy Dealer's Name from Smithsonian
  5. UHERO: Hawaii Economy slows markedly. Is more in store?
  6. New report urges 'building out' to ease housing crisis
  7. Gut And Replace Bills Repeal Rail Audit Requirements
  8. Whistleblower Lawsuit: HART Purposefully Mishandled More Than 100 Change Orders, Threatened Claims Managers
  9. HART Board says no to request for an independent audit of rail 
  10. Feds Will Pry Open HART’s Secrets
  11. Caldwell  Proposes Massive Tax Hikes to Pay for Rail and ‘New Positions’
  12. Federal authorities: Katherine Kealoha used cocaine while she was deputy city prosecutor
  13. Sex workers and the Honolulu Police: FBI reacts to more allegations about HPD officers
  14. Gabbard Caught Filing False Financial Disclosure Reports (again)
  15. LG Green’s Program—Massive Festering Homeless Tent Cities Everywhere
  16. Kauai Floods Exploited to Limit Tourist Numbers
  17. A Real Company is Building a New Terminal at Keahole—Why is the Legislature Funding a Fake Competitor Led by Drunk Rave Promoter Jon Riki Karamatsu?
  18. HB307: State House Sneaks in Revived Use of Undefined Definitions
  19. Pension Reform for Kauai
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Thursday, February 28, 2019
February 28, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:18 PM :: 1976 Views
  1. Poll: Gabbard at 0% in New Hampshire and Iowa
  2. What do the FBI, OHA, and Kauai Have in Common?
  3. OHA Must Do More to Solve the Hawaiian Home Lands Problem
  4. Oahu: 12% More Homeless Refuse Shelter
  5. Housing Instability and Crowding a Hardship for Hawaii Babies
  6. Feds Bust Labor Law Violators at Hawaii Malls
  7. Mortgage debt-to-income ratio crushing in Hawaii
  8. SB1009 Negates Public Health Benefits of Vaping
  9. January: More Tourists--Less Spending
  10. With Hanabusa Gone, Old Boys See Kahele as Opportunity to Regain Grip on Congressional Delegation
  11. Lawmakers Propose Fixes For A Broken Psychiatric Care Law   
  12. Penalizing REITs in Hawaii would cost state revenue, jobs
  13. HART’s ‘Bump In The Road’ Is Code For ‘We’re In Deep S#%* Here’
  14. A dismissed 2015 DUI is among the ways Kealoha allegedly helped her friends
  15. Violence against officers a troubling trend
  16. Police investigating whether shooting by undercover officers violated policy
  17. Do UH Grad Assistants Need a Union?
  18. How Many Kids In Hawaii Have Been Vaccinated? The State Doesn’t Know
  19. A royal flush: Some Ka‘u residents face hefty bills for mandated sewer connections
  20. Masterpiece or Mistake? A Hawaii Museum’s $7.5 Million Question
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Wednesday, February 27, 2019
February 27, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:00 PM :: 2466 Views
  1. Hawaii Senators’ Favorite Mafia Hitman Loses Home to Foreclosure
  2. Gallup: Trump Approval 26% in Hawaii—Lowest in USA
  3. Hawaii Tops U.S. in Wellbeing for Record 7th Time
  4. Hawaii Small Businesses Speak out Against Minimum Wage Hike
  5. Conservationists Demand Half-Billion Reparations for Dead Hawaiian Tree Snail
  6. Hawaiian Electric Claims 27% Renewable Despite Loss of Geothermal Plant
  7. Allison Lee Wong: Meet Katherine Kealoha’s Imaginary Friend  
  8. Bill to raise Hawaii minimum wage to $15 by 2023 advances
  9. SB557: Hawaii ‘sanctuary state’ status moves forward at Legislature
  10. Hawaii Senate moves closer to state retirement savings program
  11. Despite some big objections, bill to ban single-use plastics in Hawaii moves forward
  12. 5% water rate hike expected
  13. How effective is the city's park protection plan?
  14. Retired Officer Sues: Right to Concealed-Carry
  15. Multinational Solar Company Targets Hawai`i Prime Agricultural Land
  16. Thanks to Trump, Courts No Longer offer Enviros Path to Glory
  17. SPLC Hate Map Names Five in Hawaii
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Tuesday, February 26, 2019
February 26, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:22 PM :: 1713 Views
  1. This Week's Legislative Agenda
  2. 47 Years After Title IX Becomes Law--Kalani HS Finally Gets a Girls Locker Room
  3. City unveils pedestrian safety measures
  4. HART Threatens to Defy Federal Subpoena
  5. Two Police Corruption Cases transferred out of Honolulu prosecutor’s office amid federal investigation
  6. Cellphone Records Trace Kealoha Mailbox theft?
  7. Decision on Kaneshiro’s attorney should be made in public
  8. OCCC mistakenly frees 26-year-old inmate
  9. Hawaii Criminal Stupidly Commits Assault while in Federal Detention Center—Gets 8 Years
  10. HB488 Silence for Sex Harassment Victims?
  11. SB1503: Let Thousands of Incarcerated Felons Vote
  12. SB1374: State-Controlled Retirement System for Private Sector Businesses?
  13. Hawaii Land Use Law Violates Fair Housing Act
  14. Hawaii Gas files motion after Enviros Find One More Way to Jack up Housing Costs
  15. Fresh Hawaii milk production may be doomed after Tourism Industry Sponsors Protesters to Attack
  16. Tourism Industry Enviros to Target Fishermen Next
  17. No more free parking for all legislators on UH Manoa campus
  18. Rural Schools Take A Big Hit In Hawaii’s Funding Formula
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Monday, February 25, 2019
February 25, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:20 PM :: 1688 Views
  1. Double Trouble: Lyon Also Offered Cash to Son of FSM President
  2. Aloha Stadium Scheme Exploits Federal Tax Breaks
  3. Hawaii Nursing Homes Highest Quality in USA 
  4. Federal Investigation Prevents Ige from Talking to US DoT about Rail
  5. New Budget Process Cracks Down On State Agribusiness Development Corp
  6. Former sex worker speaks out claiming police officers pressured her to perform sexual acts
  7. Retaliation: Another Complaint Against Hawaii County Fire Chief 
  8. No Housing Available for Mentally Ill
  9. SB980: Secular Takeover of Catholic Schools?
  10. Food Safety Modernization Act Could Put Kamuela Farmers out of Business 
  11. January Hotel Occupancy Drops to Four-year Low
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Sunday, February 24, 2019
February 24, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:03 PM :: 2114 Views
  1. Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
  2. False Missile Alert: CDC Analyses 38 Minutes of Tweets
  3. Gallup: Hawaii 2nd-Most Liberal State
  4. Individual Development Accounts, Version 2.0
  5. New Tactic to Grab Rail Money from Feds—Cry Racism
  6. Not Fooled by Claim that Federal Investigation Won’t Interfere with Rail
  7. Star-Adv: To Get past Middle Street, Rail Needs FTA Funds and P3
  8. Next Boondoggle: $350M Downpayment for Unnecessary New Stadium
  9. Tax Credits: Hollywood Movie Moguls -- $35M is Not Enough!
  10. Tobacco tax clears final Senate committee
  11. Doubled: Hawaii Co Council approves 100% sewer fee hikes
  12. Lawsuit filed over burials on Maui project site
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Saturday, February 23, 2019
February 23, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:52 PM :: 3179 Views
  1. Impeach Kaneshiro: Yoshimura Pushes Back Against McCorriston tactics
  2. House Finance Committee Passes Dozens of Bills
  3. UH: Tuition Hikes Set for Next Year After Regents Reject Freeze
  4. $350M GE Tax Hike on the Move
  5. House bill to increase Hawaii's minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2024 passed finance committee
  6. Man shot by deputy sheriff at Capitol Weighed 102 lbs and was physically disabled
  7. Maui County Prosecutor Ousted
  8. 9th Circuit Reverses Dismissal: Kauai Warden to Face Trial for Political Incorrectness
  9. Decision on Ala Wai flood control project bill is delayed
  10. California rail drama doesn’t raise fears about HART project
  11. 46-year–old Jones Act Ship Matsonia Hull Cracks Open, Oil Leaks out
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Friday, February 22, 2019
February 22, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:55 PM :: 1747 Views
  1. Surprise: HART Subpoenaed TWICE by Feds
  2. "Everyone" cannot afford another GET surcharge
  3. Hawaii State Income Tax 9th Highest Collection Per Capita
  4. DOBOR Sets Hearings for Massive Fee Hikes
  5. Anti-Sunscreen Hysteria Designed to Force New Products Past FDA
  6. 'Hold on to your pocketbooks!' says city council chair after second subpoena to HART   
  7. Katherine Kealoha Lawyer Tried to have her Declared Incompetent
  8. Kaneshiro denied access to officer-involved shooting scene
  9. Four Days, Three Shootings
  10. Homeless Drunk IDed as Man Shot by Deputy Sheriff at Capitol
  11. Legislators Answer to Homelessness: ‘Build a Wall’
  12. 7 arrested in Year-Long opioid crackdown on Hawaii health care providers
  13. Soft on Crime: School Assault Suspects have long rap sheets
  14. HB421: Tax Credit for Helicopter Tour Operators
  15. Global Warmers: Hawaii Must Destroy Billions in Shoreline Real Estate
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Thursday, February 21, 2019
February 21, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:05 PM :: 1621 Views
  1. A Change at OHA That Changes Everything
  2. Kakaako Drunk Driver Busted for Palau Alcohol Theft
  3. Report: Hawaii Greenhouse Gas Emissions Drop After Aviation Emissions Reclassified as 'International'
  4. Honolulu’s transit authority receives second grand jury subpoena
  5. Opponents of proposed GET surcharge hike voice concerns; Council advances measure
  6. A law meant force mentally ill into Treatment is not being used Four Years Later
  7. SB652: Senate WAM Votes to Give Drunk Rave Promoter $50M
  8. Maui Council to Get More Raises?
  9. Drug Court: 15% Recidivism Rate
  10. Sex workers say Honolulu police officers are customers, study says
  11. Arizona Co-Author Defends Hawaii Sex Trafficking Study
  12. Public Records Chief Is Still Trying To Make It Harder To Get Public Records
  13. U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Boosts Hawaii Effort To Limit Property Forfeiture
  14. HB497: Total Ban on Fireworks
  15. SB663: Lawmakers advance red-light cameras bill
  16. Lawsuit: Disgusting Organic Food Gives Wailuku man rat lungworm disease
  17. Honolulu Auditor Retires
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Wednesday, February 20, 2019
February 20, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:56 PM :: 1881 Views
  1. Ige Names Leo R. Asuncion, Jr. to Public Utilities Commission
  2. After 21 Years, City Nearly Finished Installing Wheelchair-Friendly Curb Ramps
  3. City launches new performance dashboard
  4. Poor and Young People Are Fleeing Public Transit
  5. Hint to Honolulu: Feds Demand California Give Back Federal Funds for Failed Rail Project
  6. Sheriff’s Deputies not Given Tasers—Deputy Fatally shoots man at state Capitol after ‘extreme struggle’     
  7. Judge: HPD Must Release Arbitration Report On Officer Who Beat Girlfriend
  8. Police Union Goes To Court Stop Exposure of Corruption
  9. Prostitutes Release Drawing of Kaniela Ing on Leash as Jabola­-Carolus Grabs for Power
  10. Hawaiian Leadership: Many are in the News for Corruption Charges
  11. Affordable Housing: OHA Demands a 20% Cut of Revenue
  12. Millennials Dream of Moving to Koa Ridge, Hoopili—Projects Fought by Sierra Club, Clayton Hee
  13. Priced Out: Immigrants Quit Hawaii for Alaska
  14. Tourist Count Up 3M in Decade
  15. Hawaii Fish Farmers Tied up in Red Tape
  16. Scare Tactics: House Democrats Pretend Wall will Result in Hawaii Cuts
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Tuesday, February 19, 2019
February 19, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:17 PM :: 1608 Views
  1. Halbert-Lyon Indictments: Timeline of Corruption in FSM
  2. Legislative Preview: This Week's Bills on the Move
  3. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted February 18, 2019
  4. Solar Fail: EnSync Going Bankrupt 'Very Short Term'
  5. Hawaii: Anti-Gun Bills to be Heard in Committees of Both Chambers
  6. Hawaii: Sanctuary State? 
  7. Trump Sued by Hawaii Over Emergency Declaration
  8. New report urges 'building out' to ease housing crisis
  9. WOTUS: Lahaina Injection Wells Case to be Heard by US Supreme Court
  10. Kirk Caldwell’s Side Job At The Bank Would Be Outlawed Under This Bill
  11. FBI: Kealoha sent emails from coworkers’ computers to mislead probes. HNN got one
  12. SB637: Hawaii to Get 3-Strikes Law—But Only for Waikiki
  13. SB12/SB114: $500/mo Raise--Voucher Program for Teachers
  14. Deputy sheriff fatally shoots man at Hawaii State Capitol
  15. Should State Chip in to Send Homeless Back to Mainland?
  16. Urine, Drugs, Theft: Homeless Harass Students at Kaimuki HS
  17. Auction set for kuleana on Zuckerberg estate
  18. Waters Campaign Worker Says Ozawa’s behavior disrespectful, unprofessional
  19. Enforcing the Oligopoly: Raids hit Unlicensed Weed Dealers 
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Monday, February 18, 2019
Letters to the Editor February, 2019
By Letters to the Editor @ 11:21 PM :: 2013 Views
  • Hawaii: Sanctuary State?
  • Plasma Arc Gasification—Clean Energy for Hawaii
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Monday, February 18, 2019
February 18, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:44 PM :: 1576 Views
  1. Fear is not Sustainable
  2. Public hearing set for general excise tax hike
  3. MECO: Force Customers to Pay for Useless Solar
  4. Bills call for building condos on state land
  5. Bill aims to decrease drugged-driving by redefining "drugs"
  6. Red light camera bill passes judiciary and transportation committee
  7. HB1311 Deferred: Was Latest Attack on Judicial Independence
  8. HB1326: Seven Years before OHA, Enviros Gain Control of Your Water
  9. After 17 Attempts, Psychologists Think Criminal may be ‘Malingering’ 
  10. Homeless Camp Dog Attacks Cyclist
  11. Hawaii Is ‘Definitely and Imminently’ Filing a Lawsuit Against Trump’s Emergency
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Sunday, February 17, 2019
February 17, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:08 PM :: 1712 Views
  1. SB652: Will Legislators Give Drunk Rave Promoter $50M?
  2. Hawaii Highest-Risk for Cyberattack
  3. Four Bills for Hawaii Government Technology Transformation
  4. Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
  5. Squirreling Away Money at the Dept. of Transportation
  6. Rail, Lyon, Kaneshiro, Kealoha, Leong: Local Authorities too Gutless to Root out Corruption
  7. Term Limits for City Prosecutor
  8. OHA LLCs in Waimea Valley Land Deal
  9. Marijuana Could put Big Tobacco Back in Growth Business
  10. Kauai Taxis Lose 50% of Business after Uber Allowed into Airport
  11. HGEA Finds Way to Milk 2% Land Fund
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Saturday, February 16, 2019
February 16, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:25 PM :: 1415 Views
  1. FULL TEXT: Federal Subpoena of HART Records
  2. Board of Agriculture Chair Resigns After Two Weeks on Job
  3. Hawaii Construction Industry: Wood Looks Good for 2019
  4. Fantasy Land: Federal funds appear to be safe after subpoena, HART CEO says
  5. Hawaii Supreme Court gives Keith Kaneshiro 20 days to respond   
  6. Lawmakers advance red light camera bill
  7. Hawaii lawmakers move to ban cigarettes -- eventually
  8. SB686: Oligopoly Weed is Legal for Everybody
  9. What Could Possibly Go Wrong With a Hawaii Carbon Tax Study?
  10. Mililani: Underage Children Targeted by Transsexual Propaganda Story
  11. Former Kamehameha Schools faculty member gets prison time for sexual assault of student
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Friday, February 15, 2019
February 15, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:00 PM :: 1809 Views
  1. Last Day to Register as Candidate: 2019 Neighborhood Board Elections
  2. U.S.-build rule deters ocean cargo service to Hawaii
  3. Honolulu GOP Chair Brett Kulbis Running for Reelection
  4. 12,000 Leave Hawaii: Five Can Bring Them Back
  5. INRIX: Honolulu Traffic Congestion Costs $1282 per Driver 
  6. Charting a New Course For Hawaii Tourism
  7. Feds subpoena Honolulu rail authority for construction documents
  8. Federal subpoena could affect rail funding
  9. Impeach Delay: Businessman Launches New Petition Drive To Oust Kaneshiro
  10. Fasi Case Gives Precedent for AG’s actions on Kaneshiro
  11. Hawaii rights group upset over hundreds of missing pieces of testimony
  12. When it comes to measures that might affect their power, lawmakers won’t even hold public hearings.
  13. SB931: Tourism Industry Prepares to Outlaw Aquarium Fishing
  14. Anti-Energy Bills Just Feel-Good Measures 
  15. Dopers Drag Bag of Money Thru Legislature
  16. Effort to Include Trannies in Title IX will Have to Wait One More Year
  17. IHS: 1 in 10 homeless people in Hawaii just got here from somewhere else
  18. Queens Moves 1% of Expensive Homeless Patients into Housing
  19. Recidivist Criminals will not be Banished from Waikiki
  20. Hawaii Stops Buying Oil from Indonesia
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Thursday, February 14, 2019
February 14, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:16 PM :: 2937 Views
  1. Disbar Dubin--Disciplinary Board
  2. Who Wants to Give OHA Millions More?
  3. UPDATE: FSM Government Responds to Lyon Bribery Charge
  4. Hawai‘i County Seeking Applicants for Boards and Commissions
  5. Katherine Kealoha a Drug Addict?
  6. Soft on Crime: Katherine Kealoha, brother released after pleading not guilty in drug case
  7. Prosecutors: Elect them, or appoint them?
  8. Carbon Taxes Debated at Hawai`i Legislature
  9. Legislature’s New Approach: Inspect Budgets In Bite-Sized Chunks
  10. Stop This End Run Around Hawaii Public Records Law
  11. HART Board Member: Stop Rail at Middle Street, Order Forensic Audit
  12. Mauna Kea draft rules don’t limit Hawaiian culture, university says
  13. Bill would let airports self-manage; not rely on state
  14. House Committee Advances Zipper Lane Tolls Bill
  15. Bill would abolish bus fare program for low income
  16. Honolulu Among Cities in Worst Fiscal Condition
  17. Jobs in solar industry declined 22% in Hawaii
  18. Maui Enviros Sue to Block Energy Saving LED Lights
  19. Hu Honua Final Approval Before Supreme Court
  20. Justice: Family of Underage Home Invader to Lose Home
  21. When a Criminal Croaks in Prison, Lawyers Have a Hard time Turning a Dollar on It—But Legislators Can Help
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Wednesday, February 13, 2019
February 13, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:42 PM :: 2434 Views
  1. Final Week to Register as Candidate: 2019 Neighborhood Board Elections
  2. HB1180: $60M Lava Relief for Big Island
  3. More Anti-Gun Legislation Scheduled for Hearings This Wednesday
  4. Gabbard Hires Russian Agent--Story to go National?
  5. Screening Committee Selects Three KSBE Trustee Finalists
  6. Prosecutors seek no bail for Hilo doctor accused in multi-island drug ring
  7. Motive for Mail Box Frame-up: Prosecutors detail the Kealohas’ ‘house of cards’
  8. What's next if prosecutor goes on leave, quits or gets ousted
  9. SB674 / HB664: Senate Ctte Votes to Outlaw DSM-5 Psychiatric Care of Underage Transgenders
  10. Hawaii County’s $155 million disaster funding request is not dead yet
  11. Massive flood control project for Waikiki would gobble up schools’ outdoors space
  12. Hawaii’s Next Big Project Disaster: Aloha Stadium
  13. Cycle of Hype: Don’t Panic Over Rapid Ohia Death
  14. Homeless Emergency Decree—Allows for Festering Homeless Tent City to be Built in Kailua Kona
  15. Criminal Gets Probation for Beating up Homeless Dude—So he Robs the Disabled
  16. Sign up to run for your neighborhood board
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Tuesday, February 12, 2019
February 12, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:48 PM :: 1923 Views
  1. FULL TEXT: Connors, Ballard ask Supreme Court to Remove Kaneshiro--Prosecutor Accused of Retaliating Against Witnesses
  2. Lyon Bribery Micronesia: Arrests Start at the Top
  3. Medical Care is a Right—Except When it isn’t
  4. Hearing: Should Auwahi Windfarm Be Allowed to Kill 140 Bats?
  5. HB1311: The continuing legislative attack on judicial independence
  6. Drug Charges Filed Against Katherine Kealoha And Her Brother
  7. Lawyer Announces Lunatic ‘Confession’: HGEA off Hook and May Help Saito Beat Rap
  8. City Councilwoman Calls For Forensic Audit Of Honolulu Rail Project
  9. Parking Meter Rates Double as Part of Anti-Car Agenda
  10. Makakilo wind farm getting opposition from an unusual source: Environmentalists
  11. SB571: Require PUC to Open Docket on Establishing Renewable Energy Requirements for Gas Company
  12. Ruggles: Hawaii County Council Tries for Four-Year Terms
  13. Wailuku parents pray, march in order to protest school bullying
  14. Storm that walloped state was so powerful it gave the North Shore some beach back (Enviros miffed)
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Monday, February 11, 2019
February 11, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:09 PM :: 2624 Views
  1. Senate Committee Refuses to Recognize Hundreds of Emailed Testimonies
  2. Janus: UH Employee Sues HGEA
  3. Legislative Preview: This Week's Bills on the Move
  4. Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
  5. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted February 11, 2019
  6. Known But Overlooked Side Effects of Carbon Taxes
  7. Another Victory for Pro-Tourism Activists: Loss Of Slaughterhouse Cripples Specialty Meat Industry
  8. City audit shows ban on foam containers won’t achieve much
  9. Three Bills Would Create Statewide Sanctuary for Illegals
  10. Potential flaws in new city laws aimed at homeless prevent enforcement
  11. Hawaii County Buses Stay on Hilo Side Because it Costs Too Much for Tow Back from Kona
  12. Snow Falls at Lowest Elevation Ever Recorded in Hawaii as Hemi-Global Cooling Grips Planet
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Sunday, February 10, 2019
February 10, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:16 PM :: 1593 Views
  1. Lyon Bribe: DHHL Releases Suspect Contract Docs
  2. Creativity Abounds at our Legislature, Pt. 2
  3. Wanna Buy a House?  No Problem Just Save $946 a month for 12 years
  4. Another Saint for Hawaii?
  5. Counties get taste of GET and want bigger portion of tax
  6. HART’s public-private partnership effort faces more delays
  7. Rules of Logic No Longer Apply in State Legislature
  8. SB568: Transsexual Drivers Licenses for Hawaii
  9. SB1524: Employers May not Fire Stoned Drivers
  10. SB527: Senate committee rejects sale of marijuana edibles (for now)
  11. Bills to Rebuild Banyan Drive—Because Nobody Believes in Sea Level Rise
  12. Who Will Lose if Kawananakoa Rewrites Will?
  13. Maui Anti-GMO Activist Cashes in With Cush Job at Strategies 360 Farm
  14. ‘Ultraright Pure Evil KKK’ Local Democratic politicians quiet on Tulsi Gabbard presidential run
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Saturday, February 09, 2019
February 9, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:12 PM :: 1883 Views
  1. Final Week to Register as Candidate: 2019 Neighborhood Board Elections
  2. Plasma Arc Gasification—Clean Energy for Hawaii
  3. Hawaii Lawmakers Propose Public-funded Anti-gun Firearm Factoid Factory
  4. PRP App Reveals Web of Political Connections
  5. Wiretaps?  HPD Doesn’t Do Them
  6. VOA: Native Hawaiians Divided on Federal Recognition
  7. Dollar Signs Light Up: Red Bull Behind Mauna Kea Skiers
  8. PUC Proposes New Scheme to Hike Rates, Send Money to Elon Musk
  9. Proposed 52-MW Oahu Solar Farm Use of Prime Ag Land is Currently Illegal
  10. Sales Pitch for New Stadium: Claim ‘There is no Choice’
  11. Legalization Will Bring Surge of Mainland Potheads into Hawaii
  12. Homeless Drug Addicts Demand Cops be ‘Swept’ from Oneula
  13. Soft on Crime: Meth Dealer Gets out after 1 year—goes right back to dealing
  14. SB522: Ban All Plastics from Hawaii Food Establishments
  15. Unshackle Maui taxis to help them compete 
  16. U.S. appeals court to revisit open carrying of guns in Hawaii
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Friday, February 08, 2019
February 8, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:28 PM :: 1787 Views
  1. BoE Announces Transsexual Bullying Policy--How Many HSTA Members Will be Fired?
  2. Green New Deal: Kamala Harris Endorses Socialist Plan to Ban Air Travel and Cows
  3. Gas Tax? HDOT Doesn't Spend the Money it Already Has
  4. Do 'affordable housing' requirements work?
  5. VA Town Hall Set for Honolulu
  6. VIDEO: Abigail Kawananakoa Releases Edited Interview
  7. HB1184: Legislators Vote Down Infant Born Alive Protection Bill
  8. USA Today: Makaha 4th Worst City in USA
  9. UHERO: New Benchmarking Will Reveal Higher Unemployment
  10. Exposed: Big Oil Behind Push for Hawaii Carbon Tax
  11. Hawaii Legislature First to Pass ‘Regressive-Progressive’ Agenda Items
  12. Hubris: State Fails to Force Abortion Ads on Churches, Must pay Opposing Counsel $60K
  13. Fighting To Keep The Kealoha Case Open To The Public
  14. Drugged driving kills
  15. Incrementalism: Hawaii lawmaker drops plan to ban cigarettes until age 100 (for now)
  16. Shelter Refusers Demand End to Sweeps (again)  
  17. Oneula 30,000 lbs of Homeless Garbage Hauled out
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Thursday, February 07, 2019
February 7, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:20 PM :: 2005 Views
  1. Ethics: Rowena Akana Fined $23K--Trouble Began with OHA-Funded Scheme to Dig Up Kawaiahao Church Graveyard
  2. Aquarium Fishing and Hawaiian Culture
  3. Hawaii: Highest Sales Taxes Per Capita in USA 
  4. Exposed: Meet the Activist Groups Organizing Drug Addicts into Homeless Tent Cities
  5. SA Editorial: OHA must improve to justify funding
  6. Legislature Seeks to Reform OHA Elections
  7. Louisiana Jungle Primary Dead: Statewide Romy Cachola Vote by Mail Plan on the Move
  8. Hawaii Lawmakers Unanimously Approve Marijuana Legalization Bill In Committee
  9. Caldwell: The city could do a better job running schools than the state
  10. House committee to decide whether funding for Kupuna Caregivers Program should continue
  11. Judge denies Hawaii’s move to get Airbnb host records
  12. Lawmakers again take up legalized gambling issue
  13. Asset forfeiture bill clears committee hurdle
  14. Legislators Plan to Let Lots of Criminals out on Streets
  15. $350,000 pact reached in MPD Sex discrimination suit
  16. Rate increase 4.3% for interisland service
  17. City seeks landowner incentives to build hundreds of affordable rentals
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Wednesday, February 06, 2019
February 6, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:27 PM :: 1383 Views
  1. SOTU: "America will never be a socialist country"
  2. Tulsi Wins David Duke KKK Endorsement (again)
  3. Hawaii: Anti-Gun Bills Scheduled for Hearings This Thursday
  4. The Simon Abundance Index: Population growth equals greater resources
  5. County of Kaua‘i celebrates one year of Electronic Plan Review services
  6. Up 30%--Hawaii Second-Highest Per Capita Expenses for Higher Education
  7. ICA Throws out Case Against Vacation Rental
  8. JEFS Fail: Judiciary Electronic System Leaves Lawyers in the Dark
  9. There’s insufficient evidence your sunscreen harms coral reefs
  10. Bans are so easy, reform is too hard
  11. It Shouldn’t Take Audits And Lawsuits For Government To Be Transparent
  12. Cesspool: Hawaii Co Council advances 300% sewer fee increase
  13. Judge: Force Hilo Residents to Buy Useless Solar Hot Water Systems
  14. Senate May Invoke Rarely Used Subpoena Power For Hearing On Prison Chief
  15. Bill to decriminalize pot use criticized
  16. AG: Court Should Force Air BnB to Hand over TVR Hosts’ Records
  17. Taxpayers should pay for Kaneshiro’s attorneys, committee says  
  18. Number of registered firearms in Hawaii unknown, study finds
  19. Like HART and Kakaako Developers, HECO Does Not Believe Sea Level Rise Hype
  20. Robbins should pause rail transit at Middle Street, then take stock
  21. Anti-Agriculture Activists Cut Seed Industry in Half
  22. News of OHA “takeover” shows shallowness of reporting on Hawaiian issues
  23. After Hiring Russian Agent to Attack Hawaii Media, Gabbard Claims to have had no Contact with Russians
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Tuesday, February 05, 2019
February 5, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:53 PM :: 1971 Views
  1. HB1184: Infant Born Alive Protection Bill to be Heard
  2. Volcano Homeowners Face New Threat—From Government
  3. Hawaii's dangerous idea: Allowing people to smoke is equivalent to killing them
  4. Restaurant Closures Correlate to Minimum Wage Hikes
  5. Hirokazu Toiya named Director of Emergency Management
  6. Police prepare for TMT protests
  7. Council: Formby to Be Nominated—Will Keep Ozawa Staff in Place
  8. LoPresti asks court to reconsider his election challenge
  9. GET hike clears committee
  10. Maui Council Reaffirms Secretive Midnight Pay Hikes for Anti-GMO Staffers
  11. Disabled Workers Often Paid Far Below Minimum Wage
  12. Helicopter Tour Operators Seek Multi-Million Dollar Tax Break
  13. Ala Wai Flood Control Project under fire
  14. Civil Beat Sues To Get Teacher Misconduct Records
  15. These Lawmakers Think The State Should Charge $20 To Unblock Porn Sites
  16. Rep. Richard Creagan declares cigarette sales the moral equivalent of slavery and murder.
  17. Hawaii’s medical marijuana program on the rise, and out-of-state patients are on horizon
  18. 150 Children Forced to be Homeless by Their Drug Addict Parents
  19. Hospitals Post Prices—But Only Computers Can Read Them
  20. Cult Owned Stores use Artificial Intelligence to Catch Thieves
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Monday, February 04, 2019
February 4, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:18 PM :: 1469 Views
  1. Lyon Bribery: $240K to Buy DHHL Contract?
  2. Honolulu Ranks 72nd for Fiscal Health
  3. Honolulu 4th Deepest 'Sinkhole City'
  4. Legislative Preview: This Week's Bills on the Move
  5. Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
  6. Applicants Wanted for State Campaign Spending Commission
  7. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted February 3, 2019
  8. 174 Homeless flock to Iwilei rest stop—Only 8 use social services
  9. Far Fewer HPD Officers Were Fired Or Suspended Last Year
  10. HB424: Annual Whine About Private Prisons Already Dead in Legislature
  11. Many chafe at tourism growth
  12. Russia Today: ‘Kremlin’s crush’ Tulsi Gabbard goes full tilt
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Sunday, February 03, 2019
February 3, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:03 PM :: 1804 Views
  1. NBC News: Russia's propaganda machine discovers 2020 Democratic candidate Tulsi Gabbard
  2. VIDEO: Crowd of 'Dozens' at Tulsi Presidential Campaign Launch
  3. Tax Hike Creativity Abounds at our Legislature
  4. Legislators Pressure OHA on Audit, LLCs 
  5. Sex Harassment: New House Rules "add another layer of silence"
  6. Auditor: Should Insurers be Required to Cover Mainland Air Ambulance?
  7. States with the Best Dental Health -- Hawaii Ranks 15th
  8. HB1191: House Committee Passes Minimum Wage Hike
  9. HB1509: Ban Tobacco Cigs, not E-Cigs
  10. Push to legalize recreational marijuana grows
  11. HB1574: Tobacco Tax for E Cigs
  12. Legislators Propose Changes to Voting System
  13. Ranked Choice Voting Rears its Ugly Head (again)
  14. With Hanabusa Out of the Way, Hawaii May Finally Get Aegis Ashore
  15. Shapiro Hissy Fit Trumps Ozawa
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