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Sunday, May 31, 2015
Could You Please Answer the Phone?
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:01 AM :: 2090 Views :: Tax Credits

...if you are a taxpayer with questions and you call the Hawaii Department of Taxation’s customer service line, there is a more than 50% chance that your call won’t be answered. At all....

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Saturday, May 30, 2015
Why are there so many Crooked Lawyers in Honolulu?
By Selected News Articles @ 11:26 PM :: 3400 Views :: Judiciary

In Hawaii...it seems like half the top lawyers attended the University of Hawaii....

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Saturday, May 30, 2015
Kouchi, Ige United for ... Azerbaijan?
By Andrew Walden @ 12:23 AM :: 2985 Views :: Energy, Ethics
Arm in arm with Kouchi appears to be one of the Gulenists' two Ozkur Yildizes featured in our 2011 article, "Did Sen Mike Gabbard get hoaxed by fake Turkic President?"
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Friday, May 29, 2015
Horizon Acquisition: Matson Completes Alaska, Pasha Completes Hawaii
By News Release @ 3:49 PM :: 2325 Views :: Jones Act

Pasha and Matson both completed their acquisition of Horizon Lines today ....

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Friday, May 29, 2015
Income Tax Per Capita: Hawaii Ranks 15th
By Selected News Articles @ 10:57 AM :: 2145 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...state and local combined individual income tax collections per person....

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Friday, May 29, 2015
Big Law vs. Honolulu's Not-So-Big Law
By Robert Thomas @ 9:01 AM :: 2488 Views :: Judiciary, Small Business
"A Tale of Two Cities: Honolulu and San Francisco"
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Friday, May 29, 2015
Eminent Domain Docfilm "Battle For Brooklyn" Now Streaming
By Robert Thomas @ 8:56 AM :: 1896 Views :: Land Use
"Battle For Brooklyn explains why property owners fight the taking of their homes and businesses, even when that fight is uphill."
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Thursday, May 28, 2015
OHA Announces 'Consortium' to Create Fake Indian Tribe
By News Release @ 11:22 PM :: 3479 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

As Explained: "OHA: $2.8M Giveaway to Wife of Kanaiolowalu CEO"

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Thursday, May 28, 2015
Trade: European Parliament Call for Jones Act Reform
By Michael Hansen @ 10:07 PM :: 2310 Views :: Jones Act

European maritime industry trade groups are seeking several specific exemptions from U.S. maritime cabotage provisions....

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Thursday, May 28, 2015
USA Today: Inside Univ of Hawaii's secretive biolab
By Selected News Articles @ 6:39 PM :: 2243 Views :: Health Care, Higher Education

The university inadvertently confirmed that its Honolulu labs had been put in the performance improvement program in records it filed in January with Hawaii's Office of Information Practices, which is deciding USA TODAY's public records appeal....

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Thursday, May 28, 2015
HPD: Prostitute Arrests Lead to Pimp Arrests
By News Release @ 5:12 PM :: 2216 Views :: Law Enforcement

in the last two years, HPD made 19 arrests for promoting prostitution, more than half of which were for first-degree promoting or sex trafficking. It is important to note that none of these arrests would have been possible without the cooperation of witnesses -- who in these cases happened to be individuals arrested for prostitution....

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Thursday, May 28, 2015
Hawaiian 'Aloha' movie foes are 'perpetually aggrieved' 'delicate flowers'
By Selected News Articles @ 4:26 PM :: 2867 Views :: First Amendment, Greenmail

Bumpy Kanahele got paid.  Walter Ritte did not.  Note to Next movie maker: Pay Ritte and avoid these problems... or don't pay any of them and reap the free publicity....  decisions, decisions.... 

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Thursday, May 28, 2015
Video: Grassroot Forum on Government Transparency
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:17 PM :: 2060 Views :: Ethics, First Amendment

...Grassroot Institute held an expert panel on the issue of transparency and government secrecy in Hawaii....

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Thursday, May 28, 2015
WSJ: "Hawaii Military Carve Out May Play Role in Voting District Case"
By Robert Thomas @ 4:11 PM :: 1935 Views :: Office of Elections
SCOTUS To Revisit One-Person-One-Vote: Representational Equality Or Voting Equality?
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Wednesday, May 27, 2015
DoI New Rules to Evict Hawaiian Homesteaders
By Video @ 8:15 PM :: 4150 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL

Buried Deep In Those Proposed Rule Changes Is Something That Could Kick Hawaiians Off Their Homestead Lands....

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Study: Honolulu Property Taxes Among Lowest in USA
By News Release @ 4:41 PM :: 3589 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Land Use, Taxes

The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy released the annual 50-State Property Tax Comparison Study, a comprehensive analysis of effective property tax rates in each state’s largest city....

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Senior Health Report: Hawaii Ranks 4th
By News Release @ 4:06 PM :: 1856 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...United Health Foundation’s America’s Health Rankings Senior Report: A Call to Action for Individuals and Their Communities....

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Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Telescope Cash: Ige Proposes OHA Toll Booth on Mountain, Limit on 'Non-cultural' Access
By Andrew Walden @ 10:32 PM :: 3227 Views :: Higher Education, OHA
"Future visitor access to the mountain be handled through the Native Hawaiian community...."
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Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Tuvalu is Rising, Not Sinking
By Jack Dini @ 3:38 PM :: 2290 Views :: Environment

...there has been a 7.3% increase in net island area over the past century....

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Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Inside the Government’s Push to Regulate Short-Term Rental Industry
By Heritage Foundation @ 3:33 PM :: 2047 Views :: Small Business, Tourism

On June 15, when the law goes into effect, Santa Monica will see a drastic reduction in its Airbnb options, banning 1,400 of about 1,700 vacation rentals available on home sharing websites....

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Tuesday, May 26, 2015
My father was a Tranny
By Heritage Foundation @ 3:28 PM :: 2432 Views :: Family

My father experimented with my make-up and clothes....

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Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted May 26, 2015
By Congress.org @ 3:03 PM :: 1728 Views :: Congressional Delegation
Senate: Trade Promotion Authority – Passage
Senate: Patriot Act Reauthorization -- Cloture
Senate: Two-Month FISA Reauthorization – Cloture
House: Anti-Human Trafficking Programs and Victims Fund – Passage
House: Fiscal 2016 Legislative Branch Appropriations – Passage
House: Science Programs Reauthorization – Passage
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Monday, May 25, 2015
Final Chapter In Judicial Selection Commission List Public Records Case
By Robert Thomas @ 10:23 PM :: 2121 Views :: Ethics, First Amendment

Ige signed the bill authorizing that final payment this week....

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Monday, May 25, 2015
Religious Heritage of the Hawaiian Kingdom
By Grassroot Institute @ 10:18 PM :: 2657 Views :: Hawaii History, Religion

Host Keli'i Akina speaks with Pastor Robb Finberg about the intention/design of the Aloha Heritage Center of Hawaii....

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Monday, May 25, 2015
Facing Reality: Hawaii's State Hospitals
By Grassroot Institute @ 8:56 PM :: 1950 Views :: Health Care

...government has the ability to ignore market realities until systems ultimately collapse....

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Monday, May 25, 2015
Best state in America: Hawaii, for making the ultimate sacrifice
By Selected News Articles @ 12:01 AM :: 2721 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

Hawaii’s per capita death toll during the four conflicts combined is greater than that of any of its peers....

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Sunday, May 24, 2015
Cheese: The GMO food die-hard GMO opponents love (and oppose a label for)
By Selected News Articles @ 12:19 PM :: 2113 Views :: GMOs

...almost all the hard cheese made in the United States, and in much of the West, uses a genetically engineered protein....

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Sunday, May 24, 2015
Unfunded Liabilities – Smoke and Mirrors?
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:01 AM :: 2486 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Labor, Taxes

...what actually goes into this “unfunded liability” calculation....

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Saturday, May 23, 2015
2015 Legislative Recap: Victories for Social and Economic Justice
By News Release @ 9:27 PM :: 1999 Views :: Taxes, Cost of Living
The 2015 Legislative session ended earlier this month with three of Hawaii Appleseed's top priorities being passed!
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Saturday, May 23, 2015
Dust is a Worldwide Pollutant
By Jack Dini @ 9:00 PM :: 1897 Views :: Environment
What connects Earth's largest, hottest desert to its largest tropical rain forest?
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Saturday, May 23, 2015
A Tale of Two Fleets: Canada Reforms its Version of Jones Act
By Michael Hansen @ 7:44 PM :: 1883 Views :: Jones Act

the Canadian government lifted an import duty of 25 percent on foreign-built ships in 2011....

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Saturday, May 23, 2015
HSTA Insurgents: We Won the Election, Will Sue Tuesday
By News Release @ 7:21 PM :: 4172 Views :: Education K-12, Labor

Each of these races was decided by more than 150 votes....

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Friday, May 22, 2015
Auditor: School Bus Reforms Not Rolled Out Statewide
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 5:52 PM :: 2088 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics

...the reforms are a work in progress....

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Friday, May 22, 2015
Conspiracies and Paranoia: Hector Valenzuela Plays the Victim
By Joni Kamiya @ 3:17 PM :: 2497 Views :: Higher Education, GMOs

I’m starting to think that eating organic is correlated to conspiracy thinking and some degree of paranoia....

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Friday, May 22, 2015
Beer Taxes: Hawaii 5th Highest
By Selected News Articles @ 2:39 PM :: 3160 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

“...taxes are the single most expensive ingredient in beer, costing more than labor and raw materials combined....”

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Friday, May 22, 2015
UPDATE: HSTA Election Conspiracy? Okabe Complains About Release of Information
By Andrew Walden @ 2:42 AM :: 5746 Views :: Education K-12, Labor

"...have no integrity and join effectively in a conspiracy against him and his team....” 

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Friday, May 22, 2015
Tulsi Gabbard: How She Isn’t Making Hawaii Better
By Joni Kamiya @ 12:10 AM :: 2760 Views :: GMOs

You also fail to disclose your own money ties to the organic and health food industry....

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Friday, May 22, 2015
Anti-GMO Activists Cheer Kauai Pioneer Seed Farm Layoffs
By Joni Kamiya @ 12:06 AM :: 3250 Views :: Kauai County, Agriculture, GMOs

With the recent announcement of the closure of the DuPont Pioneer farm in Kekaha, it’s of no surprise that the no aloha crew is out and about again....

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Thursday, May 21, 2015
Rusting Windfarm Junk off Waikiki: Europe's Disaster Coming to Hawaiian Waters
By Selected News Articles @ 11:51 PM :: 6673 Views :: Energy, Tax Credits, Tourism
“The Southern area will be visible from Waikiki beach....  The eastern area is equally visible from the southeastern part of Oahu and will be part of the sunrise...."
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Thursday, May 21, 2015
Hawaii State Capitol: MD on Errors in ‘Politically Correct’ Sex Ed
By Video @ 3:35 PM :: 2843 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Health Care

The complete video from the presentation at the State Capitol Auditorium....

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Thursday, May 21, 2015
A Troubling Excess Of Optimism: Examining the Hawaii State Budget
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:18 PM :: 1656 Views :: Hawaii State Government

...the Governor’s projection of state expenditures–and the means by which this forecast is determined–are not transparent....

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Thursday, May 21, 2015
Auditor: Federal Land Use Issues Dog Aloha Stadium
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 5:09 AM :: 2437 Views :: Honolulu County, Higher Education

...the stadium is a facility that inherently “pushes the boundaries”....

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Thursday, May 21, 2015
Hawaii Obamacare Enrolls ZERO People During Special Enrollment Period
By Americans for Tax Reform @ 1:18 AM :: 2637 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

The Obama administration had implemented the special enrollment period from March 15 - April 30 to assist individuals who were unaware they would face a tax penalty for not having “qualifying” health insurance....

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Thursday, May 21, 2015
Three Years of Secret Meetings Behind Feds' DHHL Rules -- What you can do
By Video @ 1:05 AM :: 2991 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL
Why Do These Rule Changes Specifically Mention Swapping Hawaiian Crown Lands?
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Wednesday, May 20, 2015
NELHA Transparency? 'Continues to Struggle with Sunshine'
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 3:31 PM :: 2564 Views :: Ethics, Small Business, Tax Credits

In 2012, we found that after nearly 40 years of existence, NELHA had yet to live up to its creators’ vision....

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Wednesday, May 20, 2015
A-1 A-Lectrician Case: 9th Upholds Hawaii Election-Finance Laws
By Selected News Articles @ 3:05 PM :: 2390 Views :: Ethics, First Amendment

Several of Hawaii's campaign-finance laws challenged by a construction firm are not unconstitutional, the 9th Circuit ruled....

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Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Hawaii: Report Looks at the State of Preschool
By News Release @ 2:46 PM :: 2082 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

The 2014 State Preschool Yearbook is the newest edition of our annual report profiling state-funded prekindergarten programs in the United States....

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Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Hawaii Ranks Fourth for Senior Health
By News Release @ 2:08 PM :: 2423 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

Hawaii ranked fourth for senior health this year, according to the third edition of United Health Foundation’s America’s Health Rankings® Senior Report....

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Wednesday, May 20, 2015
2015 Neighborhood Board Election Results
By News Release @ 1:50 PM :: 4556 Views :: Honolulu County

Complete results from all NB races ....

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Tuesday, May 19, 2015
84% of Hawaii Rural Roads Poor, Mediocre
By News Release @ 10:07 PM :: 1785 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

Only 15% of Hawaii rural roads are 'good'....

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