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Monday, March 27, 2017
March, 2017 Letters to the Editor
By Letters to the Editor @ 2:49 AM :: 948 Views
Farmer: Shame on Kawailoa Development LLP
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Sunday, March 26, 2017
March 26, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:59 PM :: 1309 Views
  1. Yes, Toto, Tourists Also Pay Real Property Tax
  2. Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
  3. Hawaii Co Ag Property Tax Rate up 48.2%
  4. HIDOT Airports Div Red Tape: Theater of the Absurd
  5. Track rail costs with a Doomsday Clock
  6. Will Democrat ‘Mean Girls’ Let Fukumoto In?
  7. DLNR: Sea Levels to Rise 3.2 Feet (or was it 9?)  We are all Doomed!
  8. ‘Groundwater Inundation’ UH Manoa ‘Research’ Devises New Way to Shake Green Energy Tax Credits out of Lege
  9. SB1150 Chemophobia is Profitable: Selling ‘Bogus ‘Reef Safe’ Sunscreens
  10. Will State Fund Veterans Treatment Court?
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Saturday, March 25, 2017
March 25, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:38 PM :: 1477 Views
  1. Maui Man Stabs Girlfriend to Death Because She Refused Abortion
  2. Maui: Arakawa Submits $795.3 Million Budget Proposal
  3. Signer of Anti-Trump Letter Withdraws From Hawaii Military Think Tank
  4. ‘Sanctuary State?’—Hawaii Dems Pass Toothless Resolution to Fool Base
  5. HB1518: Bill could limit access to public records
  6. Amazon will collect sales taxes nationwide starting April 1
  7. HB1580 Abolish Gasoline and Diesel Vehicles
  8. Audit of tourism authority is urged
  9. Law exists to help mentally ill get treatment, but few resources available to do so
  10. HB1281: Bill to give homeless day jobs advances
  11. Tough Love: Diamond Head Homeless Sweep Forcers Six to Finally Accept Shelter
  12. Unreasonable Abercrombie Angry at Legislators--Wants Death for Expensive Oldsters
  13. Honolulu Prosecutor faces intense criticism for management of domestic violence safe house
  14. How Hawaii Paroling Authority Finds Excuses to Let Criminals Out Again and Again
  15. Ookala residents say runoff from dairy is contaminating streams, community
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Friday, March 24, 2017
March 24, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:26 PM :: 1633 Views
  1. Office of Hawaiian Affairs Ratifies Independent Audit
  2. On Sister Isles Working Class Whites Dying of Despair
  3. Being Hypnotized by HART?
  4. Double Food Production? Failed Central Planning Thrives in Hawaii
  5. Assisted Suicide Loses in Hawaii
  6. Hawaii Missile Defense Now
  7. HB209 and SB648 -- Two Income Tax Hikes on the Move
  8. Two Versions: Legal or Illegal TVRs to Be Taxed?
  9. HSTA Operative: Stalled Contract Talks Are Prompting Whispers Of A Strike
  10. 78-year-old business could shut down due to problems from homeless encampment
  11. Soft on Crime: Multiple Felon Gets Parole—Violates and Escapes in Beemer
  12. Unwanted Fukumoto to be Rejected by Democrats?
  13. Fukumoto: This is the Peak of My Political Career
  14. Travel Ban: Muslims Laughed out of Court
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Thursday, March 23, 2017
March 23, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:47 PM :: 1492 Views
  1. Rep Andria Tupola to Run for Republican Party Chair?
  2. Do Muslims Have a Property Interest in US Visas?
  3. DLNR Statewide Hunting Survey
  4. Caldwell’s Chief of Staff Quits
  5. Victory! Lawmakers table Assisted Suicide bill following intense debate
  6. SB1183: Rail Tax Hike, Skim is Back --for DOTAX and HIDOT
  7. HB1580 Hawaii Legislators Still Working on Plan to Ban Gasoline, Diesel Vehicles
  8. HB552: Obamacare Mandate Tax for Hawaii
  9. Honolulu Council ‘Rats Approve Garbage Tax, Bus Fare Hikes
  10. Bill 7 A Massive Property Tax Hike
  11. Lawmakers consider charging prepaid wireless users a Million Dollar fee
  12. City Employees Use Each Others Raises as Excuse for More Raises
  13. Reduced Budget Growth hits construction, schools
  14. Fukumoto? Some Democrats Urge Rep Marilyn Lee to Get Out of the Way
  15. Census: Oahu Loses 5,156 People in 2016
  16. Hypocrisy: Hawaii Accepts only 127 Refugees Since 9-11 Attacks
  17. DUI Attorneys Use Prosecutor’s ‘Ghost Ticket’ Defense for Their Own Clients
  18. Objection! 831 Exhibits Introduced in Telescope Case
  19. Oahu's hot housing market, limited supply leading to soaring demand
  20. Veterans Choice Worth Improving
  21. Espinda Slowing Down—Only 17 Over the Limit This Time
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Wednesday, March 22, 2017
March 22, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:50 PM :: 1845 Views
  1. Omidyar Wins by Losing: Kauai Court Ruling Forces Farms to File EIS
  2. Trustees Set to Vote on OHA Audit
  3. Hawaii is in North Korea’s Crosshairs with no Real Defense
  4. Supreme Court: IDEA Requires ‘Ambitious’ Education Plan for Disabled Children
  5. Immigration: 9th Circuit Judge Warns Against ‘Judicial Psychoanalysis’
  6. Travel Ban: Hawaii AG Presents Obama Judge With More Paperwork to Rubberstamp
  7. Homeless Tent City: DLNR Removes ‘Tons of Debris’ from Diamond Head
  8. Fukumoto Quits GOP: ‘Seeking Membership in Democratic Party’
  9. SB1183: House Reinstates Massive Rail Tax Hike
  10. HSTA: No Private Organization (other than us) Should Influence Superintendent Selection Process
  11. Kauai Judge Sets Precedent for Obstruction of Agriculture
  12. Hundreds Sign Petition Demanding Removal of ‘Criminal Vagrant Squatters’
  13. After Years of HIDOT Bungling, Hawaiian Air Takes over Airport Project
  14. DOH fines DOA for illegal wastewater discharge in Halawa Stream
  15. Massive 5% Raise for Caldwell and his Cronies
  16. HMSA payment overhaul could impact care quality
  17. Incompetent DoE Meets Only 20% of Cool Schools Goal as Money Runs Out
  18. Trump policies could mean big boon for Hawaii fishermen
  19. Honolulu judge sides with American Samoa fishermen over feds
  20. Financial Times: Will Hawaii ERS Cause Stock Market Crash?
  21. Pew: Only Hawaii Has Eradicated Christians from Congressional Delegation 
  22. Board and Care: We ‘Vote’ our Patients, so Legislators Better Shut Down our Competitors
  23. Jeff Stone Proposes 80 McMansions for Hanalei Ridge
  24. High pesticide level spurs first recreational marijuana recall
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Tuesday, March 21, 2017
March 21, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:59 PM :: 1935 Views
  1. Public-Private Partnerships: Study Examines New Options for Rail
  2. Assisted Suicide Hearing Set for Thursday
  3. College Readiness: How Did Your School Do?
  4. Statewide 2017 HS Graduation Dates
  5. JSC Seeks Nominees for Two Oahu Judicial Vacancies
  6. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted March 21, 2017
  7. HSTA Operative: We Made Ige, We Can Destroy Him
  8. Last Tax Hike Bill to Line HIDOT Coffers
  9. Film Tax Credits: Payoff for OHA to be Required
  10. Amazon to tax items sold in Hawaii
  11. State: Uber, Lyft ride-sharing fares subject to excise taxes
  12. Sunshine Week: “We are always secretive”
  13. Another Cop Charged in Another Child-Rape Case
  14. SB804: Hawaii Rep Creagan Revives Pesticide Disclosure Bill
  15. As is so Often the Case, Civil Beat Gets it Wrong
  16. Lawyers Profit Bigly from Telescope Hearings
  17. Lawyers profit from Homelessness: City's decision to pass on ACLU settlement offer proves costly
  18. Psychiatrist Sues HHSC
  19. Will Council Put Developers on HSDC Nomination List?
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Monday, March 20, 2017
March 20, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:02 PM :: 2032 Views
  1. After Six Years Fight State Attempt to Steal Property--State May Owe Developer $200M
  2. Five Years Later—Still no Permit to Demolish Hotel, Build School
  3. Mindless Bureaucracy Obstructs Wireless Tech in Hawaii
  4. Convention Center Goes Back to Losing Money
  5. Dealers’ Moldy Salmonella-Infected Marijuana Kept Waiting by State Bureaucracy
  6. Bill 7: Caldwell’s Latest Tax Hike Trick
  7. Big Fat Raises for Kauai County Execs 
  8. Following the Anti-GMO Money, Part 2
  9. Caldwell Makes Sustainability Unsustainable
  10. HB887: Don’t Pay off All the OPEB Debt and We’ll Be Rich, Rich Rich!
  11. SB382: Legislature Considers Restructuring Public Utilities Commission
  12. HB2: Big Island Farms to Become TVRs
  13. Low morale plagues staff at veterans’ medical offices
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Sunday, March 19, 2017
March 19, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:37 PM :: 1787 Views
  1. Dissent: Five Ninth Circuit Judges Rebuke Court’s Immigration Ruling
  2. A Constitutional Amendment for Education Wars, Part 2
  3. Fox News Video: How your tax dollars are being wasted on a railway in Hawaii
  4. Assisted Suicide Laws in Oregon and Washington: What Safeguards?
  5. Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
  6. Caldwell Fined for Sewage Spills
  7. Election Results: KIUC Co-op Board
  8. March 18, 1959: Eisenhower Signs Hawaii Statehood Bill
  9. National Republicans Poised to Liberate Hawaii from HMSA-Kaiser Duopoly
  10. Star-Advertiser Instructs Readers on How to Hate Trump
  11. HB1471: Tax the TVRs Bill Still Alive
  12. HIDOT Continues to Blackmail Big Island
  13. HB775--Egg Inspection: Will legislature End 86 Years of Mindless Bureaucracy?
  14. Maui Waena’s new building — after 10 years — is finally open
  15. VA: Mindless Bureaucracy Makes a Mess out of Veterans Choice Program
  16. HB432: Lawmakers consider making financial abuse by caregivers a felony
  17. H-Power: Third Boiler Reduces Waste Flow to
  18. Key Democratic Officials Now Warning Base Not to Expect Evidence of Trump/Russia Collusion
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Saturday, March 18, 2017
March 18, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:28 PM :: 1760 Views
  1. ‘Unindicted Co-conspirator’ Owns Manoa Mosque
  2. Hawaiian biodiversity declining millions of years--Before Humans Arrived
  3. Letter to OHA: Hawaiian Activists Demand Audit
  4. Trump Budget to De-fund Democrat Ward-Heelers in Hawaii
  5. “This is what we’ve done to Kauai now. You can’t even have a farm on ag land.”
  6. MECO May Face Blackouts After HC&S Closure
  7. SB718 Homeless Court
  8. Kailua Kona ‘Building a Force’ to Get Rid of ‘Criminal Vagrant Squatters’
  9. Hawaiian Airlines, HTA back airport authority bill
  10. 40 Muslims Eager to Engage with UH Manoa – But The Trumpmonster Won’t Let Them
  11. Muslims Leaving Hawaii
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Friday, March 17, 2017
March 17, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:58 PM :: 3183 Views
  1. Hawaii v Trump: Decision based on Campaign Statements “Dangerous”
  2. How to fix Hawaii’s pension problem
  3. 15 Tax Hike Bills—and Four Tax Cuts--on the Move in the Legislature
  4. The Legislature Just Can't Help Itself When It Comes to the Maui Hospital
  5. Chief Justice Appoints Three Oahu District Court Judges
  6. Billy Kenoi Lava Tube
  7. Survey: Plurality in Hawaii Support Trump’s Travel Ban
  8. Hawaii is a Sanctuary State for Corruption—No Wiretaps Ordered Outside of Maui County
  9. $15M Change Orders: Redesign Rail Columns so they Don’t Collapse Under Weight of Stations
  10. SB334/HB1401: 100% Vote by Mail in 2020
  11. State Fines City for Caldwell Sewage Spills
  12. HPD might test body cameras this year
  13. New law would require Hawaii church-based pregnancy centers to post abortion referral sign
  14. SB1266: Low-Income Tenants Ask State To Keep Their Housing Affordable
  15. E-Cig Tax Will Force Retailers to Register
  16. Bumbling Legislators Could Cost State $55M in Federal Funds
  17. Trump’s Cuts to Taxpayer-Funded Liberalism Could be Deeeevaaastaaaatiiiing in Hawaii
  18. Hawaii Gas to build infrastructure for LNG expansion project
  19. Tillerson: Pre-emptive force an option with N.Korea
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Thursday, March 16, 2017
March 16, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:05 PM :: 1502 Views
  1. How Would You Fix OHA?
  2. Study: Ige's Budget Runs Out of Money in Two Years
  3. American Samoa Rep Calls on Trump to Undo Fishing Bans in Obama Tuna Monuments
  4. Another Dangerous Travel-Ban Ruling
  5. House Budget Cuts Pension Payments
  6. Jail Population Down to 20 Prisoners?  Hawaii House Rearranges Staff
  7. HCR103: State House to Hear Alternative to Elevated Rail
  8. How To Save Money And Salvage The Rail
  9. Shakedown: To Get Film Tax Credits, Producers Will Have to Hire OHA ‘Cultural Consultants’
  10. County Budget Swells—65% for Salaries
  11. Hawaii ranks dead last in voter turnout for 2016 election
  12. Retaliation: Hawaii County Election Officials Continue to Drag Whistleblowers Through Court
  13. No applicants yet for next Honolulu police chief—April 3 Deadline
  14. Soft on Crime: Two Police Chases and Still out on Street
  15. Big Bust a Sign That OxyContin Users Shift to Heroin?
  16. SOS Domestic Violence Advocates Respond to Scene
  17. How Legislators Tricked Anti-GMO Morons
  18. Lead Poisoning: Caldwell Reneged on Promise to Maintain Site
  19. Dead Bee Hype Busted
  20. Hawaii v Trump: As Expected Honolulu Federal Judge Does His Part for the Local Power Structure
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Wednesday, March 15, 2017
March 15, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:03 PM :: 1629 Views
  1. Another Step Towards an OHA Audit
  2. Hawaii Republican Party Convention Set for May 12-13
  3. Break up 9th Circuit Court? Judicial Conference asks for 5 More Judgeships
  4. SB501: Force Pro-Life Centers to Promote Abortion
  5. How Paid Home Care leads to Union Membership Scam
  6. Trump Ban “Blatantly discriminatory”? Hawaii Should Look at the Fake Indian Tribe
  7. Prosecutor’s Office Tries to Squeeze Defendant on Behalf of Kealoha
  8. Liberal States Time their Anti-Trump Suits so Shopped Judges can Coordinate
  9. Caldwell: Creating a Giant Bureaucracy to do Sweetheart Deals with Developers
  10. Akina: Public-worker benefits need reform
  11. BOE Search: Matayoshi Should Apply
  12. HIDOT Takes Waianae Hostage, Demands Money
  13. Frustration mounts over HIDOT’s slow Honolulu airport renovations
  14. DLNR: A&B must prepare EIS for East Maui water diversion
  15. Following the Anti-GMO Money
  16. So Busy With Anti-Pesticide Hype, DoH Forgets About Lead Poisoned Soil in Kalihi
  17. SB1150 Crackpot Sunscreen Ban Continues to Advance
  18. Cover-up?  Kam Schools wants Secret Court Hearing on Alleged Faculty Pervert
  19. Manoa Rapist to get Another Chance?
  20. SB 718: Funds sought to expand court sessions for homeless
  21. Plan to Shut Down West Hawaii Homeless Camp Begins With Arrest of Its Meth Dealers
  22. Hawaii Supreme Court narrows definition of “disorderly conduct” in case of Occupy activist
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Tuesday, March 14, 2017
March 14, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:40 PM :: 1253 Views
  1. UPDATE: Galera Quits, BoE Resumes Search for Superintendent
  2. Grassroot Institute Urges Caution in Light of New Revenue Projection
  3. Race-based voting overturned in Guam — after six years
  4. House Finance Committee Proposes Budget
  5. Hawaii One of Seven Best States for Telemedicine
  6. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted March 14, 2017
  7. What are the Financial Benefits of a University of Hawaii Education?
  8. Hawaii's case against Trump's travel ban, debunked
  9. Musical Chairs: Takumi of Pearl City will now be in charge of Laughing at Anti-GMO activists
  10. House Shakeup Also Related to Superintendent Search?
  11. Crooked Charter School Principal Gets off Even Easier
  12. Other Liberal States See Hawaii v Trump as a Joke—Join Washington v Trump Instead
  13. Dems Wish They Were Trump
  14. State Revenue Forecast Drops By $250 Million
  15. Hawaii among states with highest individual income tax collections per capita
  16. Young Parents Stay Broke until Kids Reach High School Age
  17. Bills Dealing With Homeless Health
  18. Twenty First Century Utilities still interested in Hawaiian Electric, source says
  19. Amid federal probe, wife of former police chief demoted at city prosecutor's office
  20. Another Day, Another Crooked Cop
  21. $1M a Year to Dump Toxic Waste on Hawaii
  22. More DOBOR Harassment Defeated
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Monday, March 13, 2017
March 13, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:39 PM :: 1280 Views
  1. Board of Education Delays Superintendent Search Process After Challenge from Castle Foundation
  2. Honolulu Neighborhood Board--List of Contested Races and Candidates
  3. The Real Poison in Paradise
  4. Hawaii v Trump: ‘Deep Historical Illiteracy’
  5. SB786: Obvious Shell Bill “Relating to Medical Marijuana”
  6. Anti-GMO Obsessives Attempt to Oust McKelvey from Chairmanship
  7. Anti-Dairy Activism Spreads to Big Island
  8. Hawaii Expands Voluntary Pesticide Reporting Program—Anti-GMO Activists Not Satisfied (of course)
  9. Hawaii considering bill to force church, pro-life centers to promote abortion
  10. Attorney General Meets with Usual Suspects to make Hawaii Sanctuary for Unwanted Muslims
  11. Civil Beat Whines About Former Omidyar ‘Journalist’ Busted Over Threats to Jewish Centers
  12. Star-Adv Publishes Map of Homeless Camps on Oahu
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Sunday, March 12, 2017
March 12, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:51 PM :: 1588 Views
  1. A Constitutional Amendment for Education Wars
  2. Symposium: Caldwell’s Plan to Eliminate Lanes and Jam Up Traffic Even More
  3. UH Board of Regents finalists for Hawaii County selected
  4. Applicants Sought to Serve on Disciplinary Board of the Hawaii Supreme Court
  5. Caldwell: Social Engineering More Important Than Affordable Housing
  6. Latest Scandal Opens Door to Investigation of DOBOR Corruption
  7. Honolulu mayors’ policies on rail is lesson from ‘fait accompli’ school of politics
  8. Politics still at the heart of education reinvention
  9. Kealoha Dreams of Donald Trump
  10. SB1240/HB1457 Anti-Aquarium Hysteria on the Move
  11. SB1109: Anti-Styrofoam Hysteria Gets Sidelined Again
  12. Environmental health risks to keiki discussed at state symposium
  13. Will Waianae Finally Get its Bypass Road?
  14. Quick and Cheap Anti-Missile System Can Protect Hawaii
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Saturday, March 11, 2017
March 11, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:13 PM :: 2235 Views
  1. DBEDT Report Designed to Help HSTA Write Slush Fund into Constitution?
  2. Is Hawaii's Hotel Room Tax Law Obsolete?
  3. SB1183: A Victory for the People (for now)
  4. HCR103: State lawmakers want cost comparison of street level versus elevated rail system
  5. Petition: Remove Hawaii AG Doug Chin
  6. Hawaii v Trump: The Documents
  7. Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
  8. Lt Governor Tsutsui to Resign-Democrat Wannabees Scramble
  9. Luke: Nobody Believes Caldwell Any More
  10. Telescope Round Two: DLNR seeks hearing officer for TMT sublease
  11. HIDOT Builds $318K Fence to Keep Tweekers Out, Leaves Gate Open
  12. NYT: Highest and Lowest Property Tax Rates in the U.S.
  13. School overcrowding concerns grow after plans for East Kapolei High scrapped
  14. North Korea Could Have Missile to Strike US in 'Next Few Years'
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Friday, March 10, 2017
March 10, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:17 PM :: 1604 Views
  1. Hawaii V. Trump: A Legal Nothing-Burger
  2. Hawaii v Trump V2—a $150K Photo–Op
  3. Integrity: Castle Foundation Refusing to Pay for ‘Unfair’ DoE Superintendent Search
  4. “Second home” tax may put affordable homes out of reach
  5. HB790: Sue Farmers to Death
  6. Hawaii Abortion Mandate Copies California Law -- Headed for Supreme Court Hearing
  7. Full Text: Maui County State of the County Address
  8. Judge rules in city’s favor on gambling device seizures
  9. Rail: Compromised Staff and Vacant Diminished Management Lead to Cost Overruns “far above norms” 
  10. Ige: HART Should Explore Private Sector Funding
  11. Ige Casts Wide Net for the very best Darrel Galera for the job
  12. Lawyer Bills Hawaii $600/Hour to get More Muslims into Country
  13. After 2 Months Toying With Anti-GMO Losers, HB790 Killed in Voice Vote
  14. Breaking, Faking News
  15. More Garbage Taxes: City wants to start charging for bulky item pickup
  16. Bills Will Free Hilo from DLNR
  17. Homeless and Rich: Alleged Drug Dealers Caught with $2000 Cash, Lots of Meth
  18. Bedbugs and Other Bizarre claims add up in state payouts
  19. Ige: Trump is Straightforward 
  20. Hawaii to benefit from Strong Trump Military
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Thursday, March 09, 2017
March 9, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:50 PM :: 1854 Views
  1. North Korea Could Soon Launch Attack on Hawaii
  2. $50K Cover-up: OHA, Garbage and Sex Harassment
  3. Hawaii Challenges Trump’s Refugee Order, Takes No Refugees
  4. 5 Facts You Need to Know About Hawaii v Trump (v.2)
  5. Hawaiian Electric Renewable Electricity Lags on Oahu—Reaches 26% Statewide
  6. Hawaii House Unanimously Passes Bill to Limit Warrantless Drone Surveillance
  7. Civil Rights Violation? EPA Investigating Anti-GMO Pesticide Hype
  8. Trump Voter Captured at Campbell HS—Will be Disciplined
  9. Big Q: Majority Oppose Hawaii Suit Against Trump
  10. Ethics, insider edge, and governor’s role questioned in top school job switch
  11. House Panel Wants Budget Slashed By $500M
  12. Honolulu Rail Is Too Much, Too Late
  13. Waikiki Fee Hikes: More Opportunities to get into our Pocket
  14. Council Pushes $0.10 Bag Tax: More Opportunities to get into our Pocket (pt 2)
  15. Lawyer: Ex-Chief is Trying to Avoid My Process Servers
  16. State building linked to lawsuit, death of Hawaii Supreme Court justice
  17. Lease for PV farm on Maui mayor’s property canceled
  18. Economists: Deregulate Housing
  19. Economists: Don't Tax Real Estate Investors
  20. Build more housing to tackle high cost of living
  21. Ex-officer gets fine, probation for issuing false tickets
  22. Wailuku homeless are hired to clean streets
  23. Devil Styrofoam Will Have to Wait A Year or More to Get His Due 
  24. Trump Admin: "The government has wasted too much of the taxpayers' money on inefficient and misguided projects."
  25. Legislators Get Full Pension After Only 10 Years
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Wednesday, March 08, 2017
March 8, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:27 PM :: 1474 Views
  1. Crossover--Complete List: Senate Sends 384 Bills to House
  2. Crossover--Complete List: House Sends 365 Bills to Senate
  3. Senate Approves Assisted Suicide and Mandatory Abortion Promotion—How They Voted
  4. Appeals court to hear arguments on whether Sen. Brickwood Galuteria lived in his district prior to his election
  5. 541 Running for Honolulu Neighborhood Board
  6. Thousands Petition for End to Hawaii Vehicle Safety Inspections
  7. Well Being: Honolulu Scores #4 in USA
  8. Unanimous: Senate Rejects Liar Caldwell--No GE Tax Hike
  9. Legislators Pass In Vitro Fertilization for Gays and Mandatory Abortion Promotion for Heterosexuals—Plus Assisted Suicide and State Obamacare
  10. Transsexual Agenda Being Implemented in Hawaii Public Schools
  11. HB1471 TVR Tax Collection System -- $100M defacto tax hike
  12. HECO Proposed Rate Hike 8.1% Plus Additional Charges
  13. BoE Promises ‘Transparency’ Before Picking ‘Ultimate Insider’ Galera for Sup’t
  14. Ige Admin: Chief Negotiator will Meet with HSTA After March 13
  15. Councilman Pushes $0.10 Per Bag Tax
  16. Council Considers Hike in Golf Fees and Waikiki Parking Rates
  17. Auditor Discovers 22% of Hawaii County Baseyard Inventory Missing—Councilmembers Attack Auditor
  18. Ethics: Campaign Contributions Do Not Create Conflict of Interest
  19. Two Years, 130 Homeless in Tent City: 8 Leave—2 Killed, 6 Accept Shelter
  20. Surfers Protest Against Wind Farms
  21. The ABCs of Anti-Agriculture Activism
  22. HB407 Health Savings Accounts
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Tuesday, March 07, 2017
March 7, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:40 PM :: 1239 Views
  1. Hawaii Lawmakers Censor Pro-Lifers Defending Free Speech
  2. DLNR Finally Gets Around to Firing Rapist Cop Son of HGEA President
  3. Three Political Parties to be Removed from Hawaii Ballot
  4. Congress Repeals Obama’s Blacklist of Federal Contractors
  5. Darrel Galera Resigns BoE so Ige Can Appoint Him Superintendent
  6. Deadline to Apply for State Ethics and Campaign Spending Commissions Extended (again)
  7. NOAA: How are Coral Reef Fish Doing in Hawaii?
  8. Where Are Honolulu Rail’s Latest Financial Records?
  9. US DOT Demands Audit Before Funding High Speed Rail
  10. Star-Adv: Reveal spending for IUCN meeting
  11. Lawmakers out of touch with voters
  12. Calling Out The Anti-Science Denialists
  13. Let Wailuku Drown: Anti-GMO Councilmembers Vote Against Funding for Iao Valley Flood Control
  14. Lead is a Real Problem—But Anti-GMO Pesticide Hysteria Gets the Funding
  15. Bill would strip Hawaii gun owners of 2nd Amendment rights
  16. Sewer hookups slow Accessory Dwelling Unit approvals
  17. HSTA Protests Slow Negotiations
  18. Hawaii County: Usual Suspects Rake in Big Bucks
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Monday, March 06, 2017
March 6, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:02 PM :: 1415 Views
  1. HCDA Solar Project: Fraud, bribery and 23 Hawaiian sites
  2. OHA LLC Rakes in $4.3 to $6.5M a Year
  3. Conservation event funding is a mystery—Audit Quashed
  4. Na Hopena A’o program --helping students appreciate the “Hawaiian perspective.”
  5. Kealoha’s Lawyer Whines about the Investigation
  6. DoE Recruitment System Designed to Create Massive Turnover Problem
  7. Sunscreen: Hawaii Needs to Erect Buffer Zone Around Chemophobes
  8. Legislators: We’re Not Going to Reveal OUR Tax Returns—But We Want Trump’s
  9. Civil Beat Finally Releases some Readership Stats
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Sunday, March 05, 2017
March 5, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:20 PM :: 2388 Views
  1. One Integrated Approach to Tax Fairness?
  2. Flooded With Fear
  3. State Supreme Court says election board erred in not hearing challenge
  4. Corrupt Former Fire Chief Arrested for Aiea Road Rage Murder
  5. Legislature is last hope of digging up true rail cost
  6. Caldwell Plan: Raise Taxes and Add Another Layer of Government
  7. Voices of working folk have grown eerily quiet
  8. SB501: Force Pro-Life Pregnancy Centers to Promote Abortion
  9. HB1501: Got a Meth Pipe?  No Biggie
  10. Beach Clean up: Activists Looking for Styrofoam Find Needles, Meth Pipes
  11. SB1109 Fake Chemical Scare: Styrofoam Ban Stalled
  12. Lead Poisoning: Real Chemical Scare Gets Scant Attention from DoH, Legislature 
  13. SB1240/HB1457: Anti-Aquarium Bills to be Voted 
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Saturday, March 04, 2017
March 4, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:13 PM :: 1737 Views
  1. Former Omidyar ‘Journalist’ Charged with Threats Against Jewish Centers
  2. HB314: Limit Warrantless Drone Surveillance
  3. Anti-Gun Legislation Eligible for Senate Floor Vote Next Week
  4. Hawaii Legislature: A Guide to the Deadlines
  5. Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
  6. OHA Trustee sued over secret sex harassment settlement
  7. HPD Reassigns Detective Who Investigated Toddler Abuse Case
  8. Police irked as repeat felons are released to drug treatment – then escape
  9. After a Lifetime of Crime, Let 55 Year Old Criminals Out One More Time
  10. Star-Adv: Lets pretend to Get Tough on UPW Rapists
  11. Still Refusing Shelter: Homeless drug addicts crowd into H-1 embankments
  12. Mayor: Ing Would Let Wailuku Residents Drown
  13. Green Energy is a Joke: HECO To Build Two More Giant Diesel Plants
  14. Anti-GMO Luxury Realtors Sue Each Other
  15. A Year Later--VA administration still looking for Hawaii director
  16. Hawaii Residents Have Least Past Due Medical Debt
  17. Who owns vacation rentals in Hawaii?
  18. State Supreme Court says election board erred in not hearing challenge
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Friday, March 03, 2017
March 3, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:35 PM :: 1781 Views
  1. Use CRA to Repeal Dept. of Interior Rule that Tries to Create Fake Indian Tribe in Hawaii
  2. Salvage the Rail: Street Level Plan Can be Completed with Existing Funds
  3. Ethics: DLNR Harbor Agent Grabs for Payoff Beyond $200 Allowed Under Law
  4. What you can do to help contain taxes
  5. Hawaii's Unsustainable Cost of Public Employment
  6. ILWU Work Action Idles Pasha Containership in Honolulu Harbor
  7. HIDOT to Solicit Feasibility Study for Ferry System
  8. Emergency Work Ordered--Giant Sewer May Collapse Under Ala Moana Blvd
  9. Pesticides, VOG, Mercury? DoH Seminar to Train MDs on Hysteria
  10. Eight Nominated for UH Board of Regents
  11. NCAA Reduces Punishment for UH men’s basketball
  12. Security: Hawaii Legislators are Sitting Ducks
  13. UHERO Fears Trumpmonster: “Many things could go wrong in Washington”
  14. Caldwell: My Garbage Tax and Bus Fare Hikes are a Political Gambit
  15. Caldwell Budget Adds 191 Positions, Funds 522 Vacant Positions
  16. TMT hearing concludes: Decision on contested case could still be months away
  17. Not all multi-home owners are investors
  18. With No Cardiologists, Sister Isle Hospitals Pay $70K for Life Flight
  19. Firefighters could receive 100% Disability pay, Expended Medical Benefits
  20. Urban Honolulu ranks 16th among U.S. metro areas in median pay
  21. Bills To Raise Hawaii’s Minimum Wage Dead
  22. SB689 Search and Seizure: County Inspectors May Raid Buildings Without Warrant—Looking for ‘Illegal Yoga Studios’, ‘Granite Countertops’
  23. Hawaii gun bill aims to prevent mass shootings by seizing firearms from ‘at-risk’ owners
  24. Soft on Crime: Lifelong Criminal Will be back out in a Year

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Thursday, March 02, 2017
March 2, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:22 PM :: 1895 Views
  1. HPD, FBI Investigate Threat to Honolulu Jewish Preschool
  2. New Study Details Driving Forces of Hawaii's Unfunded Liability Crisis
  3. OHA Ethics Complaints Ignored—Until Now
  4. California Company Helps Hawaii Marijuana Dealers Plan Sales to 9M Tourists
  5. City schedules meeting to update community on O‘ahu General Plan
  6. Senate Judiciary and Labor Passes Assisted Suicide Bill Out of Committee
  7. Memorial Service for Former State Rep Mark Moses
  8. Trump Should Rescind Obama’s Hawaiian Government Rule
  9. Grand Jury Investigation Needed to Get to Bottom of HPD Toddler Abuse Case
  10. Caldwell Budget Designed to Justify Tax Hike
  11. Hawaii Moves Too Slow On Asset Forfeiture Reform
  12. Bitcoin Shutdown related to Hawaii Marijuana Dispensaries Tax Evasion System?
  13. Your state is soaking you for beer money
  14. Hawaii: Why Wait—We can Already Announce the Worst Appellate Decision of 2017
  15. Kakaako Homeless Refuse Shelter, Dogs Attack Parkgoers
  16. HB790: Sacrifice Agriculture to the Hysterical Demos
  17. Another step back for dairy – State orders Restart of EIS
  18. Planning panel gives city OK to use the landfill till it’s filled
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Wednesday, March 01, 2017
March 1, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:23 PM :: 1393 Views
  1. POTUS Rescinds WOTUS: Hawaii Waters to be Freed of Federal Control
  2. Best States? Government Drags Hawaii Down to 27th
  3. Full Text: President Donald J Trump Speech to Joint Session of Congress
  4. First Month of Trump Economy: Visitor Spending up 10.1%—Arrivals Jump 4.9%
  5. Senate Devises Property Tax Bait n Switch to Help $500M HSTA Slush Fund Pass Vote
  6. SB1129: Senate to Vote on Assisted Suicide
  7. Airbnb bill calls to collect taxes from vacation rental owners
  8. Prescribe-a-Home Bills Amended
  9. Hawaii Bill Targeting Commercial Fishing Industry in Danger
  10. Why Weren’t Other Parents Told About Day Care Toddler Abuse?
  11. 15 Years Later, UH Athletics Dep’t Finally Figures out it Might Need a Marketing Partner
  12. Moral Outrage Is Self-Serving, Say Psychologists
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Tuesday, February 28, 2017
February 28, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:57 PM :: 2153 Views
  1. Hawaii 2nd-Toughest State for First Time Homebuyers
  2. DCCA Chases Bitcoin Provider out of Hawaii
  3. Corporate Income Tax—50-State Comparison
  4. Victory!  Rail tax hike fails Senate Ways & Means committee
  5. HB1518: Citizens Asking too Many Questions—Lets Shut them Down
  6. Hospitals Support Housing Prescription for Homeless
  7. Fail: Cool Schools AC in only 54 Classrooms
  8. HPD Chief: We’ll Learn More when Federal Indictments Come Out
  9. Honolulu Transit Ridership Drops 3.2%
  10. Senate to vote on bill boosting TAT funds for counties
  11. DHS Reports $51.7M in Welfare Overpayments
  12. Libertarian author Steven Greenhut talks public employees at Maui County Club
  13. HPD has millions of unspent dollars in rarely-used forfeiture account
  14. Suspicious call prompts evacuation of Jewish temple and preschool
  15. Sierra Club OK if Paid: Wind farms killing more bats and nene than expected
  16. SB376: Repeal Big Cable
  17. Anti-GMO Activists Celebrate 98.4% Net Loss of Biofuel
  18. Zuckerberg officially drops Hawaii 'quiet title' actions—Except the One Involving an Actual Owner
  19. Trump Defeating Liberals by Making them Mentally Ill
  20. Maui: Homeless Drunk Bites off Finger
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Monday, February 27, 2017
February 27, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:38 PM :: 2892 Views
  1. Study: Wind Turbines Could Make This Endangered Bat Go Extinct
  2. Anti-Telescope ‘Circus’ Nearly Over? – Doubtful
  3. Hawaii Wind Turbines Not Bolted Together Correctly—One Collapses
  4. Retired HPD Officer was Sought in ‘Felony Investigation’
  5. $3 million sought for Housing First effort on Sister Isles
  6. HB783: Force Businesses to Give Free Electricity to Electric Car Moochers
  7. We Came Here for the Lifestyle—Now Change It
  8. Ige a Traitor? Meets with National Republicans
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Sunday, February 26, 2017
February 26, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:11 PM :: 1974 Views
  1. HB1297: State-Recognized Indian Tribe for Hawaii
  2. Hawaii Legislature Obamacare Heavy
  3. Lassner: In Spite of Trump’s Reversal, UH Remains Committed to Putting a Tranny in Every Bathroom
  4. DPS Report: UPW Has Been Shielding Child Molesting Prison Guards since 2003
  5. Prisons Have Become De-Facto Lunatic Asylums
  6. Souki’s Suicide Run: I only Have 28 Votes for Killing off Expensive Oldsters
  7. Cool Schools: 791 Units Short of 1,000
  8. Ala Moana TOD pushes affordable housing aside to expand tourist area
  9. SB419: Require draft sign-up for UH Admission
  10. Zuckerberg Shakedown: Star-Adv Wants Greenmailers to Appreciate its Reporters More
  11. Anti-GMO Crony Capitalist: That which You call sacred is not, That which We call sacred is
  12. ‘Indivisible’ Obama Operatives Finally Corner Trump Lovin’ Gabbard
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Saturday, February 25, 2017
February 25, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:27 PM :: 1111 Views
  1. It Doesn’t Always Pay to Make More
  2. Legislators Order Pregnancy Centers to Promote Abortion: Assisted Suicide Next
  3. 62% Hike in Minimum Wage Hike Will Hit Consumers, Small Business Hard
  4. SB221 Money Spinner: Legislators Vote Red Light Camera Ticket Fiasco (again)
  5. After One Year of Daily Outreach, Less Than 1% of Homeless Agree to Accept Shelter
  6. Flaws in protective order system leave abuse victims vulnerable
  7. Judge: Kauai police body cams don't violate union agreement—SHOPO to Appeal
  8. SB603: DPS Too Tough on the Few Criminals we Actually Send to Prison

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Friday, February 24, 2017
February 24, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:33 PM :: 1587 Views
  1. 532 Candidates for Honolulu Neighborhood Board
  2. SB898: Anti-Gun Legislation Passes Committee
  3. SB1137: Return Control of HMSA to its Members
  4. Honolulu Most Unaffordable State Capital
  5. HB462: Billion Dollar Scheme to Place Prisoners Back under Control of Corrupt, Expensive UPW-Controlled Prisons
  6. Tuition: Packed with Administrators, UH Now More Expensive than Mainland Schools
  7. Taxi companies accuse Uber, Lyft of not paying $20M GE Taxes
  8. Uneducated Schatz Pushing DHHL to Build Rentals, not Leaseholds
  9. Team Ige Superintendent Questionnaire Designed to support whatever the decision-makers have already decided
  10. How the military impacts rent prices in Hawaii
  11. Wind Farm Asks permission to Murder More Bats, Nene
  12. Star-Adv: Because Trump is President We Should Screw Agriculture
  13. Agnotology: The Study of Anti-GMO Activism
  14. HB1518: Block ‘Vexatious’ UIPA Requests
  15. SB7: Use Medicaid funds to house homeless
  16. Security Guard Loses Finger in Fight with Homeless Drunk
  17. NYT: Hawaii is #2 for Teenage Trannies
  18. Star-Adv Gives Eric Ryan Space to Rant About Fukumoto

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Thursday, February 23, 2017
February 23, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:34 PM :: 1847 Views
  1. Why OHA Fears a Forensic Audit
  2. DLNR Still Paying Rapist Cop—Claims HGEA President Had Nothing to do with Hiring
  3. DLNR Introduces Birth Control for Mosquitoes
  4. HART Ridership Projections - Fantasies, Fairytales and Alternative Facts
  5. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted February 23, 2017
  6. GE Tax Hike Grabs Another $800/year from family finances
  7. Oahu drivers could get triple taxed
  8. PUC starts public hearings on $100M Hawaiian Electric rate hike
  9. Some customers asked to pay thousands to connect with solar
  10. Hawaii County Affordable Housing Rents to go up 36%
  11. Now That Maui Memorial is to be Privatized, Legislators Act to End Multi-Million Dollar Waitlisting Scheme
  12. Push for paid sick time rankles Hawaii eateries
  13. To Be A Honolulu Police Commissioner, First Be A Political Insider
  14. Honolulu Ethics Commission finds no conflicts in legal campaign support from special interests
  15. Anti-Fishing Activists Already Trying to Deflect Blame for ‘Crippling’ Hawaii Fishing Fleet
  16. Water Grab: Anti-Agriculture Activists Run  into Opposition from Upcountry Maui 
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Wednesday, February 22, 2017
February 22, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:38 PM :: 1551 Views
  1. Earn $50K? Hawaii Takes More From Your Paycheck Than Any Other State
  2. Local business owners speak out about the minimum wage
  3. Governor Ige’s ‘cuts’ still result in big spending increases
  4. Underreported: How Gun Silencers Became a Health Issue
  5. Full circle about single-payer health insurance
  6. Kauai Dairy Farm Withdraws Final EIS
  7. Caldwell: My Latest Appointee Helped Deliver Lots of Muslims to Europe
  8. OHA Insiders Plan to Neuter Audit
  9. Jury finds HGEA President’s Son guilty of sex assault
  10. Trump Admin has no Time to Talk to Hawaii Legislators About Rail
  11. Inter-Island Cables and Rate Hike Hearings Today
  12. Next Big Hawaii Tax Credit Scam Will Ban Gasoline, Diesel Vehicles
  13. DLNR Scam-- Plans to Sell Carbon Credits
  14. 50% Failure Rate: Solar Installations ‘Falling Like Dominoes’
  15. Sen J Kalani English Accepted Junket From Turkish Opposition Group
  16. BOE approves findings from special review of charter school panel
  17. HB407: Health Savings Accounts for Hawaii?
  18. Honolulu Airport Crasher was Brother of Convicted Murderer
  19. Open Borders Activists Come Up With New Argument: Hawaii Man Should be Granted US Citizenship BECAUSE He is Convicted Meth Dealer
  20. Peter Boy Case Solved When Competent Prosecutor Elected
  21. DAGS Doubletalk Collapsing Ceiling at Capitol
  22. Kalihi, Iwilei Stripped of Copper: Sit-Lie Expansion to Force Bums Westward
  23. Anti-GMO Activists Squabble Over Celebrutard Access
  24. Molokai Finally Runs out of Answers
  25. Hawaii Eco Hypocrisy--Trump Will Let us be the Phonies That We Are
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Tuesday, February 21, 2017
February 21, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:04 AM :: 2767 Views
  1. Forbes: Taxes Make Hawaii One of 10 Worst States for High Earners
  2. OHA and HART Auditor Admits Fraud, Embezzlement
  3. HB1549: Don’t Tax Affordable Housing to pay for Affordable Housing
  4. Airbnb tries again on Hawaii tax broker bills
  5. Counties Won’t Stand up to NIMBYS and Legalize TVRs – But They Want TAT!
  6. Marijuana Just Another Excuse for a Tax Hike
  7. SB173: Marijuana Candies are ‘medicine’
  8. Audit Finds a House Worth of Unrecorded Lumber at Hawaii County baseyard
  9. HB1277 Add 1,200 More Unionized Public Employees
  10. SB1298: Will Police Commission be Allowed to Hire Outsider as Chief?
  11. Star-Adv: Time for Greenmailers to get Serious About Extorting MegaBux from Zuckerberg
  12. Heroic Coast Guard Protects Whales from Money-Hungry Anti-Superferry Activists 
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Monday, February 20, 2017
February 20, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:03 PM :: 1780 Views
  1. The Cost of Public Employment
  2. HPD Toddler Abuse Cover-up Unraveling
  3. Still no A/C for schools
  4. Caldwell Imposes 100% Fare Hike on Bus Transfer Riders
  5. Incompetent DoTax a Month Late with Tax Forms
  6. Soft on Crime Policy Kills Another Criminal: On the outside after 35 Raps in 14 Years—Bashes Through Airport Security and Dies
  7. Maui Program Puts Homeless to Work Sweeping Streets
  8. Who Will be Fooled?  Anti-GMO Activists Blame Trump for Pesticide Bill
  9. HCDA Changing Affordable Housing Rules
  10. KSBE Trustee Search Begins Again
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Sunday, February 19, 2017
February 19, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:49 PM :: 1643 Views
  1. The Need for Tax Vigilance in 2017
  2. Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
  3. Utopian Nonsense on the Move in the Legislature
  4. With Sam Slom Gone, Legislators weigh more than a dozen tax proposals
  5. A clear money grab by politicians
  6. HB1586: Council Will refuse GE Tax Hike Even if TAT is Taken Away
  7. 27 Rail Cars to Be Ripped Apart and Rebuilt in Desperate Attempt to Salvage Them
  8. SB591: $2B State Bonds for Housing Construction
  9. Medically assisted death: Wariness is warranted
  10. Star-Adv Pushes for Red Light Camera Ticket Machines
  11. Telescope: Lawyers Make Megabucks
  12. House Bill 1571, only attacks agriculture and will destroy farming
  13. Will British Petroleum Junk Hawaii Windfarm or Repower Before Federal Corporate Welfare Goes Byebye?
  14. Hawaii Residents Suffer the Most from Sleeplessness
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Saturday, February 18, 2017
February 18, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:43 PM :: 1585 Views
  1. OHA Insiders Plan to Neuter Audit
  2. 516 Candidates Register for Honolulu Neighborhood Board Elections
  3. Hawaii pro-life centers fight abortion referral mandate
  4. Hawaii Ranks Fourth for Millionaires
  5. SB898: Anti-Gun Bill Scheduled for Committee Hearing Next Week
  6. Hawaii Military Commissaries Offer 32.6% Savings—Highest in USA
  7. Caldwell Goes on Vacation While Legislators Expected to Vote on Rail Tax Hikes
  8. Incompetent Airport Division Wants Fee Hikes But Can’t Fix Leaky Roofs
  9. Star-Adv: Greenmail Shakedown of Zuckerberg is a Good Idea
  10. Diamond Head: Social Workers Chased out of Homeless Tent City By Knife Wielding Bum
  11. Soft on Crime: 20 Priors Gets ‘Supervised Release’—Then Shockingly, He does it Again
  12. HPD Toddler Beating Gets National News Attention
  13. State says hotel illegally pumped storm water into ocean for more than a decade
  14. SJWs Scream Blasphemy after Maui mayor says 'No such thing' as sacred rocks
  15. So-Called Farmers Union Joins With Anti-Dairy Farm Activists
  16. Hordes of Anti-Agriculture Activists to Descend on Maui Public Hearing to Take A&B Water
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Friday, February 17, 2017
February 17, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:12 PM :: 1371 Views
  1. State Procurement Office Launches Investigation into OHA Professional Services Contracts
  2. Honolulu Neighborhood Board Elections 430 Candidates Register with One Day to Go
  3. Hawaii Motor Vehicle Deaths Jump 27%
  4. DOH: Dairy Farm EIS Decision Coming Feb 24
  5. Will HSTA Report Expenses for 6,000 Lobbyists?
  6. Caldwell to Build Affordable Housing With Same Efficiency as Rail
  7. Blackmail: HECO Scores $61M, Free Trucks Thanks to Rail Tax Payers
  8. First Lateral: Several Energy Bills Survive Hawaii Legislature Deadline
  9. Target Legislators who fail to introduce bills
  10. SB107 Minimum Wage Vehicle Focuses Debate on Tip Credit
  11. Incompetent DoE Payroll: Two Months to get Your First Paycheck
  12. Sheriffs Refuse to Stop Auto Burglar
  13. Two Months of Canvassing Diamond Head – Only 6 Homeless Accept Shelter
  14. Eager to Use Homeless for Political Agit-Prop
  15. TVRs Account for 1/3 of Hawaii Visitor Accommodations
  16. Greenmail: Bill aims to create and Profit from disputes over trail on Kauai
  17. When it Comes to ‘Sanctuary Cities’ Hawaii is all talk
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Friday, February 17, 2017
Letters to the Editor February, 2017
By Letters to the Editor @ 12:23 AM :: 2980 Views :: Hawaii History, Ethics, Education K-12, Labor
  • Will HSTA Report Expenses for 6,000 Lobbyists?
  • Falls of Clyde: Ige Ignores Call from British Parliament
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Thursday, February 16, 2017
February 16, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:47 PM :: 1541 Views
  1. OHA: The Mystery of the Disappearing Money
  2. Hawaii 64 Structurally Deficient Bridges Identified
  3. Hawaii Supreme Court Oral Arguments: When Is Election Law Admin Appeal "Brought?"
  4. Economic Impact of Immigration by State—Hawaii 10th
  5. HB1595: Involuntary Commitment for Mentally Ill
  6. How They Voted: Assisted Suicide Bill Passes First Committee
  7. Ward Poll: Hawaii Residents Reject Tax Hikes
  8. GE Tax Hike -- SB 1183 a “multi-headed hydra of bad ideas”
  9. Ernie Martin: If Legislators Hike GE Taxes, I’ve got several Ideas on How Councilmembers can avoid putting skin in the game
  10. HB1586: Income Tax Hike on the Rich -- Counties could lose hotel subsidy
  11. Bills on short-term rental tax collection advance
  12. SB221: Red-light cameras bill advances
  13. Caldwell Affordable Housing Plan: Convert HART HQ to Condos 
  14. SB1129: Senators Vote to Boost Insurance Company Profits, Kill off Expensive Patients, Enable Elder Abuse
  15. Candidate chosen for UH chancellor turned position down
  16. Police Chief Orders Full Review Of Toddler Assault Case
  17. Deedy Case: Time To Let Go Of A Case That’s Gone Nowhere
  18. SB173: Let Convicted Felons Sell Legal Weed
  19. Trump draft order would make welfare recipients deportable
  20. Criticism of Gabbard-Assad Meeting Gives Muslims Political Opening 
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Wednesday, February 15, 2017
February 15, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:49 PM :: 2048 Views
  1. How to give teachers a pay raise … without raising taxes
  2. Three Days Left: 371 Candidates Register for 437 Neighborhood Board Seats
  3. Maunakea Observatories award Nānākuli and Kapolei students with research time
  4. Transform the Bureaucracy and Achieve Justice for John Sosa
  5. No Joke: UH Pres Lassner to assist search for DoE superintendent
  6. UH Abandons Search for New Manoa Chancellor
  7. Chief Justice Seeks Public Comment on Judicial Nominees
  8. OHA Pays Criminal Tens of Thousands of Dollars for Nothing
  9. Hush Money? HTA Calls Waikai’s Bluff
  10. Corruption: DOBOR Boss Fails in Effort to retaliate Against Hawaii County Prosecutor
  11. State May Owe $101M to Developer After LUC Steals Land Equity
  12. HB1586: Cut counties out of 'room tax' revenues
  13. REIT Tax Bill advances in House
  14. Legislators: Acute Care is Too Expensive so Eliminate it
  15. Legislators: Oldsters are Too Expensive so Eliminate Them
  16. Autistic student raped Pearl City classmate TWICE while HSTA Member napped, lawsuit says
  17. Homeless to Pick up Litter, Clean Graffiti
  18. SB221: Stop Light Camera Tickets Back Again
  19. Minimum Wage Hike Clears Hawaii Senate Committee—Deferred in House
  20. HB1282: Laughing Legislators Run Anti-GMO Morons thru Maze (again)
  21. Anti-Aquarium Obsessives Pin Hopes on Two Bills and a Lawsuit
  22. Will Latest Round of AP Lies Sink Hawaii Fishing Fleet?
  23. Batteries undercut benefits of rooftop solar, says new study
  24. $10,000 Fake News -- HECO Style
  25. HB793: Force Everybody to Install Electric Car Chargers
  26. SB1121: Force Everybody to Use Solar Water Heaters
  27. Denied: Feds Fail Again in Kona Water Grab
  28. Feds Sue: Homosexual Harassment of Male Employees
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Tuesday, February 14, 2017
February 14, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 9:17 AM :: 4763 Views
  1. HSTA Rallies for $500M Tax Hike on Renters—House Approves on 2nd Read
  2. Anti-Fishing Lies Exposed: Attorney General Releases Point by Point Debunk of Kaniela Ing
  3. HPD Acting Chief Supports Naming of Suspended Officers
  4. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted February 13, 2017
  5. Falls of Clyde: Ige Ignores Call from British Parliament
  6. DLNR Cop Accused of Raping Girl—My Mommy is HGEA President
  7. Students Starve While HSTA Demands Massive Tax Increase
  8. Caldwell Bank Job: Measure To Stop Mayors From Moonlighting Shelved
  9. Drivers May Face $100M Higher Taxes, Fees To Lard HIDOT Coffers
  10. PUC to Consider $300M HECO Rate Hike
  11. Doctors hui opposes assisted-death bill
  12. Are Hawaii’s Wind Farms Killing Too Many Hoary Bats?
  13. How Housing Shortage caused by City of Honolulu Regs
  14. HB778: “Thousands of B&Bs on Ag Land”
  15. Hundreds seek help from state rent assistance program
  16. Four Sneaky Bills Would give counties the authority to regulate pesticide use
  17. Hooser Wants to Legalize Genetically Modified Marijuana
  18. Homeless Drug Addicts -- 1 million dirty syringes collected statewide in 2016
  19. After 19 Years Convention Center Finally Gets Around to Booking Sporting Events
  20. Age 33 - 6 Felonies: Criminal Dead Because of Soft on Crime Policies
  21. McDermott: Travel Ban Needed
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Monday, February 13, 2017
February 13, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:42 PM :: 1155 Views
  1. SB1183: Rail Tax Hike Bill is Alive in Legislature
  2. How Ige Plans To Cut a Piddling $220 Million From His $28.5B Budget
  3. DoE fails to fix problems with its 17,000 casual employees
  4. The Impending Honolulu Rail Ridership Debacle
  5. Bill to make judges repeat confirmation is advanced
  6. Chemophobia: Legislators Advance Polystyrene Ban
  7. Politics is About Winning
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Sunday, February 12, 2017
February 12, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:01 PM :: 2210 Views
  1. Most 2016 GEMS Loans Went to One Insider
  2. UHERO Slams the Skim
  3. Skin in the Game? Mayor Harry Kim says higher taxes not an option
  4. Senator’s Wife Refuses Hush Money
  5. Ige Blames Judicial Selection Commission for Appointment of Campaign Manager
  6. Ige: Get Rid of Matayoshi so HSTA can Achieve Nirvana
  7. HGEA Strategic Incompetence Means Former state workers face long wait for payouts
  8. SB534: $70/day, Then Organize Kupuna Caregivers into Union
  9. Feds Still Grabbing for Control of Kona Water
  10. Tulsi Gabbard Syria Trip Just Like Patsy Mink Meeting with Viet Cong?
  11. Years Later—Still More Whining About Depleted Uranium
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Saturday, February 11, 2017
February 11, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:10 PM :: 1579 Views
  1. HIDOT Mileage Fee: Meet Big Brother the Taxman
  2. SB1129: Senate CPH Committee Schedules Assisted Suicide Bill
  3. Neighborhood Board Elections: 327 Candidates Register for 437 Seats With One Week to Go
  4. Demanding a Tax Hike, HSTA to Rally at Capitol
  5. Jones Act and Maritime Security Program
  6. Home Ownership: Hawaii Most ‘Equity Rich’ Properties
  7. Justice Ginsburg at UH Law School: “We have a Dysfunctional Congress”
  8. Study: 72 Convicted Terrorists Came From Countries Covered by Trump Vetting Order
  9. Hawaii needs self-managed pension plan for public-worker retirees
  10. Overtime Abuse? Ige’s Been Watching it Happen for Years
  11. HB209: Progressive Democrats Demand Massive Income Tax Hike on Small Business Owners
  12. Expensive Tickets? House votes to nix one of the HIDOT Money Grab Bills
  13. TAT: Political Insiders Milk Cash Cow
  14. Energy Excelerates Flow of Tax Dollars to Crony Capitalists
  15. Ing Rent Control Bill Deferred Amidst Laughter, Ridicule
  16. Condos in Your Future: Anti-Agriculture Activists Grab for Last of HC&S Water
  17. Hilo Attempts to Free Itself from DLNR Indolence
  18. DLNR Police Harass Christmas Boat Parade Organizer
  19. U.S. Transportation department executive approved grant days before taking job with rail contractor
  20. Trump Backs Privately Funded high-speed rail projects
  21. Shipyard Freeze Gives Schatz, Hirono Chance to Pretend that They Matter 
  22. Should U.S. be preparing for a North Korean nuclear strike on the West Coast?
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Friday, February 10, 2017
February 10, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:56 PM :: 2420 Views
  1. OHA Old Guard Retakes Power: Machado Selected as Chair
  2. Crabbe Contract: Abigail Kawananakoa Sues OHA
  3. Ige Appoints Campaign Manager Circuit Court Judge
  4. HTDC Gives Away $9.8M of Your Tax Dollars to Six Tech Companies
  5. Senate Committee Turns Rail Tax Bill into Christmas Tree
  6. HIDOT Money Grab: Proposed fines for texting, speeding, seat belts, drunken driving may put motorists in poor house
  7. Star Adv: GE Tax on Internet Sales to Take Away Rare Perk
  8. $36M REIT Tax is Back (again)
  9. HSTA Announces Contract Demands
  10. Anti-Fishing Nuts Come Up with New Trick to Shut Down Fleet
  11. Maui: Homeless Flood Emergency Room
  12. Lawmakers puzzle over how to allow pot to be carried inter-island
  13. Honolulu police commissioner injured in domestic assault
  14. Hundreds of corrections officers call in sick during NFL championship game
  15. $11.5M to Make UH Education Free to Low Income Students
  16. Hawaii—Fewest Uninsured in USA
  17. Muslims Pleased by 9th Circuit Court
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Thursday, February 09, 2017
February 9, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:59 PM :: 2473 Views
  1. OHA Audit Passes Committee Vote
  2. What is Kaniela Ing’s Hidden Agenda?
  3. 2017 Honolulu Rail: Advice to the Legislature
  4. Economy: DBEDT Drops 2017 Growth Projection to 1.8%
  5. An informed opinion on GMOs
  6. Buffer Zone Bozos Descend on Capitol (again)
  7. Assisted suicide: Hawaii bills push envelope
  8. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted February 8, 2017
  9. Caldwell announces more Cabinet Appointments
  10. HB1589: Pro-Hunter Bill to be Heard
  11. KIUC Board Sets Renewable Energy Goal of 70 percent by 2030
  12. Streetlights: Kauai First to Complete LED Conversion
  13. Hawaii State Ethics Commission 2016 Annual Report
  14. UH Law Review Sharing Economy Symposium
  15. Murthy: HART Looking at Alternatives to Tax Hike
  16. At-grade option offers a way out of Honolulu’s train wreck
  17. Raid Rail Funds for Fake $2B Housing Scheme?
  18. After Chief’s Lawyer Taken off Her Defense, Accused Suddenly Starts Telling Stories About Crooked Cops and Prosecutors
  19. Ige Administration Conspires with Hawaii Mosque to get More Muslims In
  20. Tough Times: DoE Gets a Measly $40M Increase This Year
  21. Senator rips tourism agency on finances—Take $6M as Vengeance
  22. If wealthy can get tax breaks, why not low-income earners?
  23. Report: Public Records Agency Slower Than Ever With Appeals
  24. Sen Keith-Agaran Grabs for Control over Judiciary
  25. Kaneshiro’s New publicly-funded secure Women’s housing complex in Makiki nearly empty
  26. Hospitals Paying $1500 per Day per Patient for Homeless Long Term Care
  27. Homeless Drug Addicts Take Over Big Island Subdivision
  28. Libraries Overrun by Homeless?  A Sales Pitch to Fund Another Vacant Position
  29. Ige Admin Debunks Homeless Tent City Nonsense
  30. Anti-Urine Bill Becomes Easy Foil for Homeless Tent City Proponents 
  31. HB1267: Failed Rent Control Proposal is Back Again
  32. Ing Pounding Nails into Agriculture’s Coffin
  33. Anti-Agriculture Activists Pave Way for Developers
  34. Small Business Leaders Debunk Anti-Styrofoam Hysteria
  35. Caldwell Leaves Kids in the Dark
  36. The Toxic Language of Hawaii’s One Party State
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Wednesday, February 08, 2017
February 8, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:08 PM :: 4882 Views
  1. US Supreme Court to Consider Hearing Hawaii Democrats Closed Primary Suit
  2. White House Calls Travel Ban ‘a Lawful Exercise’ of Authority
  3. Congress Considers Bill to Break up 9th Circuit Court
  4. Shell Game: Short Form Bills on the Move
  5. Trump Confusing Both Liberals and Conservatives
  6. Cost of Living: Only Manhattan is More Expensive than Honolulu
  7. Honolulu Neighborhood Board Elections 308 Candidates for 435 Seats
  8. Lawyer-Enrichment Bills on the Move—Require Pro-Life Pregnancy Centers to Promote Abortion
  9. Murthy: I Can Complete Elevated Rail Without Tax Hike
  10. Skim: Caldwell Reaches New Level of Insanity
  11. OHA, HART Auditors Didn’t Notice Embezzlement Until Company Ran Out of Cash
  12. Telescope: State files appeal over TMT sublease hearing
  13. Hawaii lawmakers mull short-term rental Taxes
  14. Terrified by Drop in Tobacco Sales, Lawmakers propose 70% tax on some e-cig products
  15. Hawaii Lawmakers May Triple Fines For Speeding, Cell-Phone Use, DUI
  16. HSTA Operative: Matayoshi Must Go Because We Think Matayoshi Must Go
  17. Charter School Commission Fighting Back Against Corruption
  18. Audit: Some DOE Employees Still Start Work Before Being Cleared
  19. Kenoi Rush Job Adds $280K to Cost of Gym, Golf Course
  20. Legislators Try to Establish Homeless Tent Cities AGAIN
  21. Honolulu Toddler Nearly Died In An Assault But No Charges Filed
  22. State House committees pass anti-Agriculture pesticide bills
  23. Garden Isle: Gabbard Right to Urge End to Obama’s Policy of Giving Money and Arms to Al Qaeda
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Tuesday, February 07, 2017
February 7, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:18 PM :: 2684 Views
  1. County Employees in Hawaii make double what private sector workers make
  2. Hawaii government growing faster than private sector
  3. OHA and HART Financial Advisor on Trial for Embezzlement
  4. It goes to the Top: Ige Education Policy Based on Underage Drinking and Football Recruiting Trips
  5. $500M Union Slush Fund Passes Committee Vote—HSTA Strips out Promise of ‘Quality’ Education
  6. $80M online sales tax hike
  7. Rail Tax Hike—Legislators Kill Two Bills, Vote on Third Set for Wednesday
  8. Will President Donald J Trump De-Fund California Hi Speed Rail Boondoggle?
  9. Hawaii v Trump: Trump Wins Round One
  10. Silicon Valley Billionaire: Hawaii Should want Unlimited Supply of Muslims more than it Wants Rail Funds
  11. Akana drops OHA lawsuit against CEO Crabbe
  12. Hypocrite Rep Ing Targets OHA Trustee Akina
  13. Neighborhood Board Voting to be Internet Only?
  14. Hawaii Buyout Hall of Fame
  15. Should the State Borrow $2B to Pretend to Build Housing?
  16. SB1109: Statewide Styrofoam Ban Pushed by Chemophobes, Eco-Obsessives
  17. Bats vs. Blades: A Quixotic Struggle
  18. DLNR: Sell Carbon Credits to pay for Helicopters to Kill More Sheep, Goats and Pigs
  19. Maui physician against physician-assisted suicide
  20. Sovereignty Activists Push their way into Arizona Prison
  21. Illinois Homeless Dude Allegedly Kills Wife, Buys Ticket to Hawaii
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