Monday, December 17, 2018
Hawai'i Free Press

Current Articles | Archives

Tuesday, December 04, 2018
Republican Responses to Ige Inaugural Speech
By News Release @ 1:24 AM :: 792 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

OFFICIAL STATEMENT FROM HONOLULU GOP CHAIRMAN BRETT KULBIS IN RESPONSE TO GOVERNOR IGE’S INAUGURAL ADDRESS

News Release from Honolulu Republican Party, December 3, 2018

“It’s shameful and outrageous that Governor Ige is so desperate to change the subject from his abysmal record in office that he feels compelled to attack President Trump’s lawful and appropriate defense of our borders.  So much for the optimism and bipartisanship and collegial spirit that Ige pretended to advocate during the rest of his tired speech.  David Ige wants to distract folks from record homelessness, skyrocketing home prices, unaffordable rents, low wages, over taxation, and the reputation as the worst place to make a living in the entire country.  While he watches local families get torn apart as more and more residents move away from Hawaii in record numbers, Governor Ige wants us to believe that the real problem is at the Mexican border.  I would warn Governor Ige to be careful about poking the lion, since his rail project is currently under investigation by the U.S. Attorney’s office.” -- Brett Kulbis, Chairman - Honolulu County Republican Party

  *   *   *   *   *

REPUBLICANS RESPOND TO INAUGURAL ADDRESS

News Release from House Republican Caucus, December 3, 2018

HONOLULU, HI – Governor David Y. Ige and Lieutenant Governor Josh Green were sworn in by Chief Justice Mark Recktenwald at the Hawaii State Capitol Rotunda at 12:00pm. The Lieutenant Governor and Governor delivered remarks setting their priorities for the next four years. House Minority Caucus members responded to their addresses as follows:

"As a former teacher, I look forward contributing to Governor Ige's initiative to reform our schools. Our keiki deserve the best education to ensure brighter futures for the next generation." – Representative Val Okimoto

"I look forward to my continued work with the Governor on cooling schools, affordable housing, and creating a new economy based on innovation." – Representative Bob McDermott

"I am pleased that the Governor has called for unity and wishes to work with all parties. As Minority Leader, I am committed to working with his administration to address Hawaii's biggest issues. However, the Governor's slights at the federal administration do not help us to move forward together.

I commend Lieutenant Governor Green for prioritizing Hawaii's homeless epidemic over the next four years and am cautiously optimistic as he works to deliver on his campaign promises. We wish them both all the best." – Representative Gene Ward

  *   *   *   *   *

Links

TEXT "follow HawaiiFreePress" to 40404

Register to Vote

2aHawaii

808 Silent Majority

808 State Update AM940

ABCDEFG Blog

ACA Signups Hawaii

ACCE

Affordable Hawaii Coalition

ALEC

Alliance Defending Freedom

Aloha Conservative Alliance

Aloha Life Advocates

Aloha Pregnancy Care Center

American Council of Trustees and Alumni

American Mothers of Hawaii

AMVETS-Hawaii

AntiPlanner

Antonio Gramsci Reading List

A Place for Women in Waipio

Audit The Rail

Ballotpedia Hawaii

Better Hawaii 

Blaisdell Memorial Project

Broken Trust

CAFR Hawaii

Castaway Conservative

Children's Alliance Hawaii

Children's Rights Institute

Christian Homeschoolers of Hawaii

Citizens for Recall

Cliff Slater's Second Opinion

Coffee Break

Conservative Forum for Hawaii

CSIS Pacific Forum

DAR Hawaii

DeedySupport.com

DVids Hawaii

E Hana Kakou Kelii Akina

E Māua Ola i Moku o Keawe

Farmers For Choice Hawaii

FIRE

Fix Oahu!

Follow the Money Hawaii

Frank in Hawaii

Front Page Magazine

Frontline: The Fixers

Genetic Literacy Project

Get Off Your Butts!

God, Freedom, America

Grassroot Institute

Habele.org

Hawaii Aganst Assisted Suicide

Hawaii Aquarium Fish Report

Hawaii Aviation Preservation Society

Hawaii Catholic TV

Hawaii Christian Coalition

Hawaii Cigar Association

Hawaii Coalition Against Legalized Gambling

Hawaii ConCon Info

Hawaii Credit Union Watch

Hawaii Crime Victims' Rights

Hawaii Crop Improvement Association

Hawaii Debt Clock

Hawaii Defending Marriage

Hawaii Defense Foundation

Hawaii Families for Educational Choice

Hawaii Family Advocates

Hawaii Family Forum

Hawaii Farmers and Ranchers United

Hawaii Farmer's Daughter

Hawaii Federalist Society

Hawaii Federation of Republican Women

Hawaii Firearm Community

Hawaii Fishermen's Alliance

Hawaii Future Project

Hawaii Gathering of Eagles

Hawaii History Blog

Hawaii Homeschool Association

Hawaii Jihadi Trial

Hawaii March for Life

Hawaii Meth Project

Hawaii's Partnership for Appropriate & Compassionate Care

Hawaii Public Charter School Network

Hawaii Rifle Association

Hawaii Right to Life -- Big Island

Hawaii Right to Life -- Oahu

Hawaii Senate Informer

Hawaii Shield Law Coalition

Hawaii Shippers Council

Hawaii Smokers Alliance

Hawaii State Data Lab

Hawaii Together

Heritage Foundation

HI Coalition Against Legalized Gambling

HIEC.Coop

Hiram Fong Papers

Homeschool Legal Defense Hawaii

Honolulu Homeless Crisis

Honolulu Navy League

Honolulu Traffic

Horns of Jericho Blog

House Minority Blog

House Republican Caucus YouTube

HPACC

Hump Day Report

Hunting, Farming and Fishing Assoc.

I Vote Hawaii

If Hawaii News

Inouye-Kwock, NYT 1992

Inside the Nature Conservancy

Inverse Condemnation

Investigative Project on Terrorism

Iowa Meets Maui

Jackson v Abercrombie

Jihad Watch

Judgepedia Hawaii

July 4 in Hawaii

Kahle v New Hope

Kakaako Cares

Kau TEA Party

Kauai Co GOP

Keep Hawaii's Heroes

KeyWiki

Land and Power in Hawaii

Legislative Committee Analysis Tool

Lessons in Firearm Education

Lingle Years

Malulani Foundation

Managed Care Matters -- Hawaii

Malama Pregnancy Center of Maui

Mauna Kea Recreational Users Group

MentalIllnessPolicy.org

Middle East Forum--The Legal Project

Mililani Conservatives for Change

Military Home Educators' Network Oahu

Missile Defense Advocacy

MIS Veterans Hawaii

Muslim Brotherhood in America

NAMI Hawaii

NARTH

Natatorium.org

National Christian Foundation Hawaii

National Parents Org Hawaii

National Wind Watch

New Zeal

NFIB Hawaii News

No GMO Means No Aloha

Northwest Economic Policy Seminar

Not Dead Yet, Hawaii

Now What I Really Think

NRA-ILA Hawaii

Oahu Alternative Transport

ObamaCare Abortion Hawaii

OHA Lies

Ohana Policy Group

OurFutureHawaii.com

Pacific Aviation Museum

Patients Rights Council Hawaii

PEACE Hawaii

People vs Machine

Pritchett Cartoons 

Pro-GMO Hawaii

P.U.E.O.

RailRipoff.com

Rental by Owner Awareness Assn

Republican Party -- Hawaii State

Research Institute for Hawaii USA

Rick Hamada Show

RJ Rummel

Robotics Organizing Committee

Salvage The Rail

Save the Plastic Bag

School Choice in Hawaii

SenatorFong.com

SIFE Remington

SIFE W. Oahu 

Sink the Jones Act

Smart About Marijuana--Hawaii

St Marianne Copenull

State Budget Solutions Hawaii

State Policy Network

Statehood for Guam

Tax Foundation of Hawaii

TEA Party Maui

TFB Micronesia

The Harriet Tubman Agenda

The Long War Journal

The Real Hanabusa

Time Out Honolulu

Truth About Trade & Technology - Hawaii

UCC Truths

Union Members Know Your Rights

US Tax Foundation Hawaii Info

Valor in the Pacific

VAREP Honolulu

Waagey.org

West Maui Taxpayers Association

What Natalie Thinks

Whole Life Hawaii

Yes2TMT