Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Hawai'i Free Press

Current Articles | Archives

Entries for October 2013

Thursday, October 31, 2013
Study detailing Hawaii’s hidden retirement liabilities should haunt taxpayers
By Malia Zimmerman @ 6:25 PM :: 2532 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

This Halloween, the Chicago-based government watchdog group, Truth in Accounting, issued what its authors call a “haunting” report....

Read More..
Thursday, October 31, 2013
Anti-GMO Bill Vetoed, Kauai Mayor Wants County to Work With State on Pesticides
By News Release @ 5:54 PM :: 1906 Views :: GMOs

FULL TEXT: Mayor's Veto Message and Legal Opinion from County Attorney ....

Read More..
Thursday, October 31, 2013
House to Hear Gay Marriage Testimony Starting 10AM: How to Testify
By News Release @ 1:27 PM :: 1780 Views :: Family, First Amendment

The hearing has been scheduled for 10 a.m. on Thursday, October 31, 2013, at the State Capitol's Auditorium....

Read More..
Thursday, October 31, 2013
1998 Admissions: ACLU, Lambda Legal, and Gays Didn't Want 'Marriage' -- Constitutional Amendment Language 'Misleading'
By Andrew Walden @ 1:05 PM :: 2608 Views :: Family, Hawaii History

...at their moment of victory over the people they quietly admit to the key deceptions used to manufacture consent....

Read More..
Thursday, October 31, 2013
Obama and Sebelius: Obamacare Didn’t Cancel Your Plans
By Heritage Foundation @ 11:43 AM :: 1138 Views

Obama called insurance plans that are getting canceled “substandard” and said people could actually keep those plans if insurers still offered them (which they can’t under the President’s health care law).....

Read More..
Thursday, October 31, 2013
Panos 2050: Solutions for a Sustainable Hawaii
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 10:22 AM :: 1741 Views :: Economy

From developments in China to politicians' pay....

Read More..
Thursday, October 31, 2013
Ken Schoolland Talks to Grassroot Institute
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:17 AM :: 1904 Views :: Economy, Higher Education

Schoolland discusses the importance of economics education as a way to understand how the world works....

Read More..
Thursday, October 31, 2013
Schofield 65th Engineer Battalion assumes vital mission in Afghanistan
By Selected News Articles @ 2:28 AM :: 1846 Views :: Military

Early on the morning of Oct. 21, more than 250 soldiers from the 65th Engineer Battalion (CE), 130th Engineer Brigade and the 307th Engineer Battalion (C) (A), 20th Engineer Brigade gathered on Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan....

Read More..
Thursday, October 31, 2013
NCTQ: Hawaii one of Five States to tie Teacher Compensation, Evaluations
By News Release @ 12:41 AM :: 1576 Views :: Education K-12

This report provides a detailed and up-to-date lay of the land on teacher evaluation policies across the 50 states....

Read More..
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
DoE Admits Graduation Rates Exaggerated--Disabled Students Revised Down 13%
By News Release @ 11:30 PM :: 1675 Views :: Education K-12

Students with disabilities:  Originally reported 73.4% graduation rate, revised to 60.1%....

Read More..
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Lawsuit: Hawaii Constitution Forbids Legislature from Creating Gay Marriage
By Rep Bob McDermott @ 9:50 PM :: 4672 Views :: Family, First Amendment, Hawaii History, Hawaii State Government

Representative Bob McDermott filed a lawsuit today seeking a Declaratory Judgment regarding the 1998 ballot issue pertaining to same-sex marriage....

Read More..
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
How They Voted: Senate Passes Gay Marriage Bill 20-4
By News Release @ 7:31 PM :: 2709 Views :: Family, First Amendment

Noes, 4 (Senator(s) Gabbard, Kim, Kouchi, Slom....

Read More..
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Experts say Hawaii’s gay marriage bill worst at protecting religious freedom
By Malia Zimmerman @ 6:25 PM :: 2572 Views :: Family, First Amendment

...people on both sides of the gay marriage debate say the current draft of Senate Bill 1, which would legalize same-sex ceremonies, infringes on religious liberty....

Read More..
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Lawsuit: Gangsters Terrorize Union Members Forced to Fund Illegal Pro-Rail PAC Headed by Hawaiian Homes Commissioner
By Selected News Articles @ 3:33 PM :: 6979 Views :: DHHL, Ethics, Labor, Rail

...Union of Operating Engineers cavorts with international crime syndicates, spends union dues illegally and intimidates dissenters with threats of violence....

Read More..
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
NYT: Obamacare 'Adverse Selection' Followed by 'Death Spiral'
By NCPA @ 2:36 PM :: 1405 Views :: Health Care

Economists call the process "adverse selection" and warn that in its worst iteration it could lead to a "death spiral" of falling enrollment and climbing prices....

Read More..
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
3 Trillion Reasons Not to Raise Taxes Again
By Heritage Foundation @ 2:30 PM :: 1478 Views :: Taxes

... raised taxes 13 times in 2013 ....

Read More..
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
HB7 Gets State out of Solemnization Business, Protects Rights of Biological Parents
By Andrew Walden @ 6:52 AM :: 2530 Views :: Family, First Amendment

...under SB1 a child born to a woman will be legally taken from her if the biological father is married to another male....

Read More..
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Searching for the Searcher: UH Regents to Interview Presidential Search Firms
By News Release @ 3:21 AM :: 1620 Views :: Higher Education

The three firms will be invited to make presentations to the committee within the next two weeks....

Read More..
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
DHHL Releases Draft Oahu Island Plan
By News Release @ 2:58 AM :: 1933 Views :: DHHL

Beneficiaries and other interested parties and organizations are encouraged to review the Draft Plan and submit comments no later than November 18, 2013....

Read More..
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Six Marriage-Related Bills Proposed in House
By Andrew Walden @ 10:43 PM :: 2413 Views :: Family, First Amendment

...six different bills addressing religious freedom, parental rights, parentage assumptions tied to marriage, and whether the people will get a chance to vote on marriage via a constitutional amendment....

Read More..
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
House Republican Infighting: Move to Dump Thielen, Johanson Fails
By Selected News Articles @ 9:37 PM :: 3241 Views :: Family, First Amendment, Politicians, Republican Party

Rep. McDermott demanded the Minority Party give back their Vice Chair positions, calling them "polluted"....

Read More..
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Water bill problems affected 130,000
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 5:43 PM :: 3310 Views :: Honolulu County, Cost of Living
...of the nearly 130,000 customers who received an estimated bill, 79 percent received an underestimated bill ....
Read More..
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Clayton Hee Maneuver Excludes 1000s of Testifiers
By News Release @ 5:31 PM :: 4237 Views :: Ethics, Family, First Amendment

At noon, Senator Hee announced that if anyone was not present in the next 15 minutes to sign up to testify, they would not be heard....

Read More..
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
HFA: 10,000 at Rally Against Gay Marriage
By News Release @ 5:15 PM :: 2295 Views :: Family, First Amendment

We estimate that 10 thousand people were at the capitol yesterday to oppose Senate action.  In addition, rallies were held on Maui, the Big Island, Hilo and Kona....

Read More..
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
State Releases 10-Year Report on Alcohol and Drug Treatment Services in Hawaii
By News Release @ 3:21 PM :: 2624 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Drugs

“The extensive report summarizes rates of treatment services in Hawaii and reflects substance abuse trends and areas of concern"

Read More..
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
House Cttes to Hear SB1 Thursday, Deadline for Testimony Approaching
By Tito Montes @ 2:56 PM :: 2161 Views :: Family, First Amendment

...same-sex marriage is still not a ‘done deal’ in the state house....

Read More..
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Has Your Health Insurance Plan Been Canceled?
By Heritage Foundation @ 2:37 PM :: 2016 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

"If you like your health care, you can keep your health care plan." --Obama, 2009 

Read More..
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Hawaii 3rd Best Place to Retire
By News Release @ 2:23 PM :: 2043 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

The 2013 MoneyRates.com Best States to Retire and Worst States to Retire features ranked each of the 50 U.S. states....

Read More..
Monday, October 28, 2013
"Let the People Vote" Thousands Rally Against Gay Marriage
By Andrew Walden @ 11:41 PM :: 6013 Views :: Family
.
Read More..
Monday, October 28, 2013
HART to receive $63.7 million in GET surcharge revenue
By News Release @ 5:22 PM :: 1428 Views :: Rail

The $63,791,074 collected for the project from July through September marks the highest quarterly total received by HART to date....

Read More..
Monday, October 28, 2013
Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted October 28, 2013
By Congress.org @ 4:21 PM :: 1681 Views :: Congressional Delegation

With the Senate out all week, the House held its final vote on Wednesday....

Read More..
Monday, October 28, 2013
VIDEO: Expert Testimony at Gay Marriage Informational Briefing
By Video @ 4:15 PM :: 2852 Views :: Family, First Amendment

Hosted by Representatives Bob McDermott and Gene Ward October 23, 2013....

Read More..
Monday, October 28, 2013
In Search of Frankencorn in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 3:47 PM :: 2006 Views :: GMOs

Hawaii's dishonest anti-biotech activist campaign....

Read More..
Monday, October 28, 2013
Wealth Ranking Cannot Disguise Hawaii's Status as 2nd Worst Sinkhole State
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:41 PM :: 2012 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

Today, Grassroot Institute of Hawaii and the Institute for Truth in Accounting warned Hawaii citizens about our serious sad state of financial affairs....

Read More..
Monday, October 28, 2013
Ethics Commission Gives Instant Response to Demand Hawaii Mormon Church ‘Register Every Paid Employee’
By Selected News Articles @ 3:10 PM :: 3081 Views :: Family, First Amendment

White guilt plus political correctness equals restricting free speech and religious liberty in the name of civil rights....

Read More..
Monday, October 28, 2013
Law Profs: SB1 Does Not Protect Religious Freedom
By News Release @ 2:33 PM :: 2639 Views :: Family, First Amendment

We write in support of same-sex marriage and in support of religious liberty....

Read More..
Monday, October 28, 2013
From One Obamacare to Another
By Heritage Foundation @ 6:48 AM :: 1783 Views :: National News

Obama is now back to beating the broken drum on amnesty....

Read More..
Sunday, October 27, 2013
Hawaii Family Forum: Having Done All Else, Stand!
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 4:14 PM :: 2548 Views :: Family, First Amendment

Come to the capitol Monday October 28, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. to stand....

Read More..
Sunday, October 27, 2013
Seminar Tackles Healthcare Options for Small Businesses in Hawaii
By Sen. Sam Slom @ 4:12 PM :: 1664 Views :: Health Care

...there are plans both ON and OFF the Affordable Health Act's Hawaii Health Connector web site that you are being encouraged to compare....

Read More..
Sunday, October 27, 2013
Reforming the Tax Law to Recognize New Efficiencies
By Lowell L Kalapa @ 5:01 AM :: 1828 Views :: Taxes

More than a decade ago, lawmakers and tax department officials finally realized that it is possible to purchase services for resale....

Read More..
Saturday, October 26, 2013
Education Committee to Consider Two School Board Nominees
By News Release @ 11:26 PM :: 2074 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii State Government

Amy Asselbaye and Patricia Halagao ....

Read More..
Saturday, October 26, 2013
Hearings: 18 Board Nominees to be Considered
By News Release @ 11:07 PM :: 2112 Views :: Hawaii State Government

Legislative Committee Hearings set Oct 29-31 ....

Read More..
Saturday, October 26, 2013
Emergency Appropriation for HHSC Hospitals to be Considered Monday
By News Release @ 10:37 PM :: 1978 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Health Care
  • TIME:     1:30 p.m.
  • PLACE:  Conference Room 309 State Capitol 415 South Beretania St
Read More..
Saturday, October 26, 2013
Hearings Set for HGEA Unit 10 & 13 Contract Appropriation
By News Release @ 9:24 PM :: 2151 Views :: Labor
Provides fund authorizations and appropriations for all collective bargaining cost items ....
Read More..
Saturday, October 26, 2013
Judiciary Committee to Consider Poelman Nomination
By News Release @ 8:11 PM :: 3544 Views :: Maui County, Judiciary

Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald has appointed Lloyd A. Poelman as judge of the District Court of the Second Circuit....

Read More..
Saturday, October 26, 2013
VIDEO: When Marriage is Redefined, People are Punished for Not Agreeing
By Video @ 12:56 PM :: 2183 Views :: Family, First Amendment

Video from Hawaii Family Advocates and National Organization for Marriage ... 

Read More..
Saturday, October 26, 2013
Senators Use Allowance For Many Purchases
By Sen. Sam Slom @ 12:18 AM :: 1999 Views :: Ethics

Garlic salt, leis, stationery, meals, hand towels, computer software, furniture, newsletters and a trip to Tahiti....

Read More..
Friday, October 25, 2013
OHA Chair Colette Machado: Same Sex Marriage Will Affect our Traditional Sense of 'Ohana
By Video @ 10:46 PM :: 3916 Views :: Family, OHA, Religion

Click to watch video ad ...

Read More..
Friday, October 25, 2013
Kapolei NB Passes Anti-Rail Resolution
By News Release @ 10:11 PM :: 3399 Views :: Rail

This resolution passed entire neighborhood board by a vote of 6-2....

Read More..
Friday, October 25, 2013
ACLU: Regulation of Grassroots Lobbying Suppresses Free Speech
By News Release @ 7:27 PM :: 3356 Views :: Ethics, Family, First Amendment

Placing any reporting requirements on efforts to communicate with the general public and thereby “stimulate grassroots activity” would seriously undermine the basic premise of our system of government. 

Read More..
Page 1 of 5First   Previous   [1]  2  3  4  5  Next   Last   
Links

TEXT "follow HawaiiFreePress" to 40404

Register to Vote

2aHawaii

808 Silent Majority

808 State Update AM940

ABCDEFG Blog

ACA Signups Hawaii

ACCE

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

Friends of Lanai

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

Hawaii Votes

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

OpenHawaii.org

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

United Veterans Hawaii

US Tax Foundation Hawaii Info

Valor in the Pacific

VAREP Honolulu

Waagey.org

West Maui Taxpayers Association

What Natalie Thinks

Whole Life Hawaii

Yes2TMT