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Monday, February 29, 2016
Grassroot: Aha ‘Constitution’ is Effort to Form Race-Based Government
By Grassroot Institute @ 7:02 PM :: 1635 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

...the draft Constitution demonstrates the importance of the ongoing lawsuit against the use of the Native Hawaiian Roll in a race-based election....

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Monday, February 29, 2016
Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted February 29, 2016
By @ 1:51 PM :: 1459 Views :: Congressional Delegation
Senate: FDA Commissioner – Nomination
House: Sportsmen’s Heritage and Recreational Enhancement– Passage
House: Fraudulent Joinder Prevention – Passage
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Monday, February 29, 2016
SB2956: Involuntary Commitment of Mentally Ill Without Court Order
By News Release @ 1:31 AM :: 1799 Views :: Health Care, Law Enforcement, Second Amendment

...the Hawaii Senate Judiciary Committee, will give decision on  SB2956  Tuesday March 1....

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Sunday, February 28, 2016
Hawaii Right to Try Legislation Receives Bipartisan Support
By Selected News Articles @ 5:34 PM :: 1472 Views :: Health Care

... legislation that would enable medicine and medical device manufacturers to offer eligible terminally ill patients “investigational drugs” and “experimental treatments” ....

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Sunday, February 28, 2016
Feds Expanding Medicaid involvement in Hawaii homeless initiatives
By News Release @ 4:36 PM :: 1502 Views :: Health Care, Homelessness

...Hawai‘i will focus on expanding Medicaid involvement in and support for the state’s housing and homelessness initiatives....

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Sunday, February 28, 2016
VIDEO: Tulsi Gabbard Resigns DNC, Endorses Bernie Sanders
By Video @ 2:26 PM :: 2463 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians
Gabbard explained to Chuck Todd that ... we need a Commander-in-Chief with “foresight” and “good judgment.”
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Sunday, February 28, 2016
Last Week of Hearings—What’s on the Move?
By News Release @ 1:21 PM :: 1417 Views :: Hawaii State Government

We are down to the final week for hearings before bills cross into the other chamber....

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Sunday, February 28, 2016
VIDEO: Republican Legislators on HMSA Imaging Mandate, Sex Trafficking, and Shark Fins
By Video @ 12:54 PM :: 1260 Views :: Republican Party

... Video from this week's Legislative debate ....

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Sunday, February 28, 2016
Bureaucracy on Maui Leading to Water Shortage
By Grassroot Institute @ 12:31 PM :: 2031 Views :: Maui County, Development
“Show Me the Water”
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Sunday, February 28, 2016
Hawaii Kine Stuff - Setting the Record Straight with Al Gonzales
By Grassroot Institute @ 12:28 PM :: 1835 Views :: Hawaii History

As a Native Hawaiian who cares about the future, Al Gonzales wants to set the record straight on Hawaiian history and values....

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Sunday, February 28, 2016
Hawaii BOE Adopts New Standards for Science Education
By News Release @ 8:37 AM :: 1293 Views :: Education K-12

...The new standards are interwoven across disciplines, including connections to language arts and mathematics....

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Sunday, February 28, 2016
Notice Overkill?
By Tom Yamachika @ 4:01 AM :: 1405 Views :: Taxes

...This repetitive idiocy can cost lots of taxpayer money very quickly....

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Saturday, February 27, 2016
Who’s Running: Candidates Pulling Papers as of Feb 26, 2016
By News Release @ 5:01 AM :: 1642 Views :: Office of Elections

Candidate filing for the 2016 Elections runs from February 1, 2016 through June 7, 2016....

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Saturday, February 27, 2016
Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 4:46 AM :: 2025 Views :: Family, First Amendment, Life

Senate Judiciary and Labor Passes Bill to Silence Therapists....

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Saturday, February 27, 2016
Thousands Attend Franklin Graham Rally at the State Capitol
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 4:43 AM :: 1887 Views :: Religion

...urging Christians to vote....

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Friday, February 26, 2016
Constitution: OHA Cronies Want to Run Their Own Prison System, Police, and Judiciary
By Andrew Walden @ 10:37 PM :: 2538 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

The tribal ‘Constitution’ envisions a judiciary, police and tribal prison system which instantly possesses legal jurisdiction over any poor souls foolish enough to sign up....

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Friday, February 26, 2016
Hawaii CON Law Throttles Health Care Access
By News Release @ 10:08 PM :: 1344 Views :: Health Care

...Grassroot Institute Testifies in Support of CON Law Reform....

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Friday, February 26, 2016
Report: Educational Attainment in Hawaii
By News Release @ 3:23 PM :: 1481 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

The national average of people with a graduate degree or professional degree was 11.0 percent while Hawaii’s population fell slightly short with 10.3 percent.....

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Friday, February 26, 2016
Puerto Rico moves to privatize local ferry services
By Michael Hansen @ 4:46 AM :: 1724 Views :: Jones Act

While Hawaii goes the other way....

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Friday, February 26, 2016
If judges act like politicians, shouldn't they be treated like politicians?
By Robert Thomas @ 4:26 AM :: 1486 Views :: Judiciary
Ninth Circuit Judge Alex Kozinski "wisely admonished his fellow judges that 'When we act act like politicians, we will be treated like politicians.'"
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Friday, February 26, 2016
Court: Kawananakoa Can’t Sue Over Tainted Rail Votes
By News Release @ 4:19 AM :: 1782 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Rail

...An ethics scandal called into question more than 100 votes cast by Honolulu City Council members....

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Thursday, February 25, 2016
PEW: Public support for environmental regulations varies by state
By Selected News Articles @ 5:32 PM :: 9316 Views :: Environment, Hawaii Statistics

At one end of the spectrum, fully 71% of those who live in the District of Columbia, 70% of those in Vermont and 68% of those in Hawaii said stricter environmental regulations are worth the cost....

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Thursday, February 25, 2016
New School Construction: Intentional misuse of taxpayer money
By Rep Bob McDermott @ 2:28 PM :: 2197 Views :: Education K-12

According to new DOE information the building of a $150 million high school planned for Kihei is not what is needed....

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Thursday, February 25, 2016
El Faro Disaster could reshape Jones Act
By Michael Hansen @ 3:41 AM :: 1530 Views :: Jones Act

...negative public opinion being generated by TOTE officials seemingly callous testimony....

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Thursday, February 25, 2016
UHERO Tries to Make Hi-Tech Tax Credits Look Good
By UHERO @ 3:01 AM :: 1561 Views :: Tax Credits

"...innovation-oriented projects that improve the living standards of Hawaii residents...." LOL!

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Wednesday, February 24, 2016
SB2618: Should there be a Hawaii State Ferry?
By Michael Hansen @ 8:45 PM :: 1340 Views

SB 2618 would direct and provide funds for the Hawaii State Department of Transportation to conduct a Hawaii inter-island ferry service feasibility study for a state owned and operated service along the lines of the Alaska State Ferry and Washington State Ferry....

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Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Hawaii Anti-Gun Bills Scheduled for House Judiciary Committee Hearing This Week
By News Release @ 8:21 PM :: 1703 Views :: Second Amendment

Three anti-gun bills are scheduled to be heard in the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday, February 25, and Friday, February 26....

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Wednesday, February 24, 2016
HB2528: Shooting Range for Kailua-Kona
By News Release @ 6:49 PM :: 1352 Views :: Second Amendment

...scheduled for a hearing in the House Finance Committee on Thursday, Feb 25, 2016....

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Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Hawaiians Arrested at Nai Aupuni Tribal Aha
By Video @ 5:02 PM :: 2054 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

Were You Shocked?

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Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Former OHA Staffer Joins Office of Mauna Kea Management
By News Release @ 3:24 AM :: 1853 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

For fourteen years, Lukela served as an Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) Trustee Aide ....

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Tuesday, February 23, 2016
HB2632: Many Excuses to Take Your Guns
By News Release @ 11:51 PM :: 1944 Views :: Second Amendment
Requires the county police to seize all firearms immediately from any person disqualified ....
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Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Feds: We will Recover Billions Wasted on Obamacare State Exchanges
By Americans for Tax Reform @ 9:01 PM :: 1404 Views :: Health Care

To date, recovery of the billions in wasted state exchange funds has been near non-existent, despite failed exchanges in Oregon, Hawaii, New Mexico, and Nevada costing taxpayers $733 million....

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Tuesday, February 23, 2016
SB2615: Democrats to dictate theology
By Selected News Articles @ 7:49 PM :: 1721 Views :: First Amendment

...Since church/state bars the government dictating doctrine to people of faith, liberal Democrats are inventing other ways to steamroll their agenda....

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Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Statewide Homeless Emergency Extended
By News Release @ 7:27 PM :: 1309 Views :: Homelessness

Hawai‘i has the highest rate of homelessness per capita in the nation....

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Monday, February 22, 2016
Rep Bob McDermott Endorses Ted Cruz
By News Release @ 6:11 PM :: 1878 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

"I strongly encourage Republicans across the state to cast their ballots on March 8th for Ted Cruz," says McDermott....

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Monday, February 22, 2016
Hawaii’s Top Secret Japanese Prisoner of War Camp – Camp Iroquois
By John Bond @ 6:07 PM :: 2739 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

Finally its importance in helping to win the Pacific PSY-WAR against Japan in WW-II can be revealed....

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Monday, February 22, 2016
Grassroot Salutes Court Decision Protecting Maui Hospital Plan
By Grassroot Institute @ 5:44 PM :: 1598 Views :: Maui County, Health Care, Labor

...Watchdog group expresses hope that there will be no more roadblocks to better patient care....

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Monday, February 22, 2016
Gun Grab: Ivory Bill Scheduled for Senate Vote on Monday
By News Release @ 1:34 AM :: 1547 Views :: Second Amendment

On Monday, February 22, Senate Bill 2647, is scheduled for a Senate floor vote....

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Sunday, February 21, 2016
Franklin Graham Prayer Rally Coming to Honolulu
By News Release @ 11:30 PM :: 2884 Views :: Religion

Called Decision America Tour, the focus of these prayer rallies will be to challenge Christians to pray for the United States and its leaders, and to live and promote biblical principles at home, in public and at the ballot box....

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Sunday, February 21, 2016
General Excise Tax at 6%?
By Tom Yamachika @ 4:01 AM :: 2005 Views :: Taxes

Our Legislature is in full swing now and is actively considering a number of bills that will increase our cost of living in Hawaii....

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Sunday, February 21, 2016
Big Island Rolling Blackouts Caused by Lack of Wind
By News Release @ 1:34 AM :: 2295 Views :: Hawaii County , Energy

"...wind resources are presently at zero...."

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Saturday, February 20, 2016
Who’s Running: Candidates Pulling Papers as of Feb 19, 2016
By News Release @ 11:59 PM :: 1817 Views :: Office of Elections

Candidates must complete and file a nomination paper to appear on the ballot.....

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Saturday, February 20, 2016
Hawaii Ag Land Use Baseline Report
By News Release @ 9:55 PM :: 1578 Views :: Agriculture, Hawaii Statistics

...a new digital GIS layer to identify commercial agricultural crops grown in the state....

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Saturday, February 20, 2016
Hawaii Gasoline Prices #1 in USA—$0.24 Higher Than California
By News Release @ 9:39 PM :: 1696 Views :: Energy, Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...The nation’s least expensive markets for gas are Oklahoma ($1.42), Missouri ($1.46) and Kansas ($1.47)....

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Saturday, February 20, 2016
HB1013: Hawaii’s Right to Try Bill
By Grassroot Institute @ 9:27 PM :: 1228 Views :: Health Care

...allow manufacturers of “investigational” drugs and treatments to make such treatments available to eligible terminally ill patients....

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Saturday, February 20, 2016
Long Term Solutions for Coastal Highway Erosion
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 9:24 PM :: 1242 Views :: Environment

...extreme weather events can wash out portion of coastal highways.  This has happened several times on Oahu....

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Saturday, February 20, 2016
A Word With Ward - Dengue Fever with guest Dr. Sarah Parks
By Rep Gene Ward @ 3:30 AM :: 1815 Views :: Hawaii County , Health Care

Dr. Sarah Park is the Hawaii State Epidemiologist and Chief of the Disease Outbreak Control Division, Hawaii Department of Health....

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Saturday, February 20, 2016
Full Text Court Order: UPW May Not Block Maui Hospital Privatization
By Selected News Articles @ 2:58 AM :: 1820 Views :: Health Care, Labor

A federal judge rejected United Public Workers' emergency request to stay a law that privatizes three Hawaii hospitals and strips some 500 workers of civil-service protections....

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Saturday, February 20, 2016
List of Bills Still Alive After First Lateral
By News Release @ 1:43 AM :: 1492 Views :: Hawaii State Government

...all bills must have moved to a final committee in the originating Chamber by the end of the day Feb 18 in order to continue through the Legislative process....

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Saturday, February 20, 2016
Carson and Rubio on Ballot for Hawaii Republican Caucus
By News Release @ 1:23 AM :: 1420 Views :: Republican Party

...Carson and Rubio join Senator Ted Cruz, Donald Trump, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, and Ohio Governor John Kasich on the March 8 ballot...

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