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Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Help Stop This OHA Cover-up
By Video @ 9:41 PM :: 836 Views :: Ethics, OHA

The State Attorney General Steps In and ....

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017
UHPA Contract: Four Salary Hikes and a Reopener for UH Faculty
By News Release @ 9:39 PM :: 1729 Views :: Higher Education, Labor

...for 4 years from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2021....

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Trump Education Budget Cuts Native Hawaiian Education, Boosts Charter Schools
By Selected News Articles @ 9:37 PM :: 1860 Views :: Education K-12, OHA

...provides supplemental awards “to school districts that agree to adopt weighted student funding combined with open enrollment systems that allow Federal, State, and local funds to follow students to the public school of their choice...."

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Honolulu Construction Employment Down 1%–Maui up 8%
By News Release @ 9:35 PM :: 1988 Views :: Economy, Labor, Rail

...boom over, Honolulu down 300 jobs....

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Foreign-built floating dry dock arrives for Jones Act work in Hawaii
By Michael Hansen @ 9:32 PM :: 484 Views :: Jones Act

...Local shipyard Marisco Ltd. said the ship and its cargo — a dry dock 454 feet long and 150 feet wide — are expected to arrive today....

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted May 30, 2017
By Congress.org @ 9:30 PM :: 1330 Views :: Congressional Delegation

Senate: Branstad Nomination
Senate: Sullivan Nomination
Senate: Thapar Nomination
House: Pesticides Regulations
House: Prosecution of Child Pornography
House: Child Abuse Reporting

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Sunday, May 28, 2017
Memorial Day: Our Resolve is the Highest Tribute to the Fallen
By News Release @ 5:11 AM :: 1180 Views :: Military

...take a moment to remember all our fighting men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice so that the rest of us might live free....

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Sunday, May 28, 2017
Human Casualties at the Legislature
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:09 AM :: 1414 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government

...If there is a position taken by a committee chair on one bill or one issue that is not reflecting the wishes of the committee, why can't the committee simply reject the chair's recommendation?....

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Saturday, May 27, 2017
Caldwell Veto: Bill 20 Puts ‘Sit-Lie’ at Risk
By News Release @ 5:06 AM :: 1121 Views :: Homelessness

“passage of Bill 20 may result in a challenge to the legitimacy of the Sit-Lie laws, which are clearly intended to maintain pedestrian access over sidewalks in business and commercial areas and which have been extremely effective in the areas in which they have been enforced.”

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Saturday, May 27, 2017
Republicans Elected to Honolulu Neighborhood Board
By Brett Kulbis @ 4:56 AM :: 1522 Views :: Honolulu County

"The Honolulu County Republican Party is confident that your influence will be instrumental in making Oahu better in each of your neighborhoods."

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Saturday, May 27, 2017
Election Results—Honolulu Neighborhood Board
By News Release @ 4:54 AM :: 1693 Views :: Honolulu County

...Complete un-certified results from the 2017 Honolulu Neighborhood Board elections....

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Saturday, May 27, 2017
Randy Roth: OHA Copies Bishop Estate--Misusing LLCs to Hide from Law
By Video @ 4:50 AM :: 1763 Views :: Ethics, OHA

My testimony today focuses on what I perceive to be OHA’s misuse of wholly owned LLC subsidiaries to avoid laws applicable to OHA and OHA trustees.....

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Saturday, May 27, 2017
Napali Homeless Camp: DLNR Arrests 11, Finds Crossbow, Queen Size Bed, Pizza Oven
By News Release @ 4:48 AM :: 949 Views :: Kauai County, Homelessness

...During law enforcement efforts over the past two years more than 200 people have been arrested....

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Saturday, May 27, 2017
Hawaii Family Forum Week in Review
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 4:39 AM :: 2492 Views :: Family, First Amendment, Life, Military, Religion

...Honor and Respect: We Will Remember....

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Saturday, May 27, 2017
Education leaders formalize Maunakea Scholars program
By News Release @ 4:31 AM :: 1671 Views :: Education K-12, Higher Education, OHA

...more opportunities for local high school students to use Maunakea Observatories for their innovative research projects....

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Friday, May 26, 2017
Maui Hospital: The Little Engine That Could
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 4:28 AM :: 1499 Views :: Maui County, Health Care

...Despite multiple attempts to stop or derail it, things keep chugging along. And come July 1, it looks like Maui residents are finally going to start getting the care they deserve....

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Friday, May 26, 2017
US-built fish-boat needs congressional Jones Act waiver
By Michael Hansen @ 4:25 AM :: 401 Views :: Jones Act

The shipbuilding yard, Dakota Creek, misinterpreted the U.S. build regulations and ordered several pieces of steel hull plate to be prefabricated in the Netherlands....

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Friday, May 26, 2017
Intermarriage: Honolulu is #1 in USA
By News Release @ 4:20 AM :: 1603 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics

...17% of US newlyweds were married to someone of a different race or ethnicity in 2015 -- in Honolulu is was 42%....

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Thursday, May 25, 2017
Death Tax? Yes Hawaii Has One
By Tax Foundation @ 3:17 AM :: 1256 Views :: Taxes

...Fourteen states and the District of Columbia impose an estate tax....

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Thursday, May 25, 2017
Report: Hawaii Shows Little Growth in Preschool Funding
By News Release @ 2:55 AM :: 1389 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

...Hawaii continues to support only a few hundred children in public preschool....

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Thursday, May 25, 2017
Hawaii Visitor Spending Rose 9 Percent in April 2017
By News Release @ 2:52 AM :: 1461 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

...Four Largest Visitor Markets Reported Growth in Spending and Arrivals....

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Thursday, May 25, 2017
Akina Praises Trustees Unanimous Support for OHA Audit
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 2:49 AM :: 559 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...the SOQ will allow OHA to engage an auditor or auditing firm to conduct an examination of not only OHA but its subsidiary LLCs, for a period reaching back five years....

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Thursday, May 25, 2017
HB209: Tax credit to help poor really helps politicians
By Grassroot Institute @ 2:45 AM :: 1311 Views :: Tax Credits, Taxes

...state lawmakers mostly would just be raising taxes on the rich and giving it to themselves....

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Thursday, May 25, 2017
Fake news is nothing new: 6 pseudo-news websites have colored GMO debate for years
By Selected News Articles @ 2:42 AM :: 454 Views :: GMOs

...followers of events in genetic modification of food and crops have been familiar with the “fake news” phenomenon for years....

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Thursday, May 25, 2017
The case for short-term rentals
By Grassroot Institute @ 2:37 AM :: 1725 Views :: Land Use, Small Business, Tourism

...the home sharing economy helps locals deal with Hawaii’s cost of living....

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Thursday, May 25, 2017
UH Manoa Prof Freaks Out After DOI Lightly Edits New Release On Climate Change
By Selected News Articles @ 2:33 AM :: 747 Views :: Environment, Higher Education

The DOI allegedly removed from this sentence: “Global climate change drives sea-level rise, increasing the frequency of coastal flooding.”

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Thursday, May 25, 2017
KOS: Is the Hawaii GOP dead?
By Selected News Articles @ 2:31 AM :: 1320 Views :: Republican Party

It went from losing the state by 42% in 2012 with President Obama at the top of the ballot to losing it by 32%....

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Thursday, May 25, 2017
Hawaii Preparing New Nuclear Contingency Plan Because of North Korea
By Selected News Articles @ 2:28 AM :: 1445 Views :: Military

FOIA documents show the Hawaii Department of Defense is about to revamp its emergency plans for a nuclear missile attack....

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017
OHA Trustees Approve Independent Audit
By Video @ 4:35 AM :: 1757 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Office Of Hawaiian Affairs Trustees Are Afraid Of You....

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017
NFIB: Hanalei River Ruling a Victory for Small Business
By News Release @ 4:31 AM :: 1638 Views :: Kauai County, Small Business

...The NFIB Small Business Legal Center, speaking on behalf of Hawaii’s small-business community, commends the Hawaii Supreme Court decision in County of Kauai v. Hanalei River Holdings, Ltd....

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Honolulu Rail Counting the Cost
By Video @ 4:27 AM :: 1039 Views :: Rail

...Law professor Randy Roth, who has a long history advocating for the public good, appears on E Hana Kakou with Dr. Akina to discuss why it is time to hold our government leaders responsible for the progress of the Rail....

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Robotics Showcased by Yap Island Students
By News Release @ 4:24 AM :: 760 Views :: Education K-12, National News

"We should all be proud of these kids, who’ve been at it since 2011," explained regional newspaper publisher Lee Weber....

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Proposed revisions to Central Oahu Plan available for review
By News Release @ 4:21 AM :: 1688 Views :: Honolulu County, Land Use

The plan will be presented at the Waipahu Neighborhood Board meeting on Thursday, May 25, at 7 p.m. in the Filipino Community Center....

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Trying to Save Money? Honolulu Among Worst Places to do it
By News Release @ 4:18 AM :: 1514 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

Where you live can have a big impact on your wallet....

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Whistleblowers: Sunrun Faked Hawaii Sales Data to Boost IPO
By Selected News Articles @ 5:09 AM :: 1876 Views :: Energy, Ethics

...employees in Hawaii didn’t process cancellations representing about 40 percent of total orders in Hawaii between May 2015-October 2015....

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Gabbard Bipartisan Bill: End Warrantless Collection of Americans’ Emails
By News Release @ 5:02 AM :: 1498 Views :: National News, Law Enforcement

Last month, the NSA announced it is ending its collection of Americans’ Internet communications that merely mention identifying terms for foreign targets....

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017
UH Manoa Professor Lists Pregnancy, ‘Racism,’ ‘Misogyny’ As Professional Experience On ‘Liberated’ Resume
By Selected News Articles @ 4:58 AM :: 656 Views :: Higher Education
...the professor lists that she “grew human in own body,” created milk for and gave birth to a baby, and “survived pregnancy, labor, and infant care related misogyny.”....
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Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Pasha Hawaii Selects foreign-owned yard to build Jones Act containerships
By Michael Hansen @ 4:54 AM :: 1101 Views :: Jones Act
To finance their proposed newbuildings, Pasha Hawaii should be able to apply for the federal ship finance program....
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Tuesday, May 23, 2017
DoI Announces Budget for Territories, Micronesia
By News Release @ 4:51 AM :: 1082 Views :: National News
...President Proposes $591.9 Million FY18 Budget for the U.S. Territories and Freely Associated States....
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Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Sex, Lies, and Repetitious Badgering: Meet Hawaii’s New Superintendent of Schools
By Video @ 4:45 AM :: 2646 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics
... The HSTA wanted 'new perspectives' -- so Ige's BoE dumped Matayoshi and got this ....
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Monday, May 22, 2017
DBEDT: Hawaii Consumers Highest Mortgage Debt in USA
By News Release @ 3:43 PM :: 1435 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living
...Hawaii’s home ownership increased 10 percentage points from 46.9 percent in 1970 to 56.9 percent in 2015 while the U.S. home ownership increased less than one percentage point from 62.9 percent to 63.8 percent during the same time period....
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Monday, May 22, 2017
Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted May 22, 2017
By Congress.org @ 3:40 PM :: 559 Views :: Congressional Delegation
...MegaVote for Hawaii's 1st & 2nd Congressional Districts....
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Monday, May 22, 2017
State Scores ‘F’ -- Balance Sheets Hide Retirement Debt
By Selected News Articles @ 12:21 PM :: 566 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics
...state government officials continue to obscure large amounts of retirement debt on their balance sheets, despite new rules to increase financial transparency....
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Sunday, May 21, 2017
OHA to Vote on Audit Wednesday
By News Release @ 1:10 PM :: 1239 Views :: Ethics, OHA

RM #17-06 is both the authorization to retain an auditor to perform the independent audit of OHA, and is the final approval for funding of the audit itself....

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Sunday, May 21, 2017
GEMS: A Raid by Any Other Name…
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:01 AM :: 1515 Views :: Education K-12, Energy, Taxes

GEMS, as a program, has been a miserable failure, resulting primarily in a large wad of cash that is just sitting in the bank. That’s why our legislature got the bright idea to “use” it to prop up another miserable failure – the “Cool the Schools” initiative....

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Saturday, May 20, 2017
Where Might Kim Jong Un Strike If He Gets His Treasured ICBM?
By Selected News Articles @ 4:02 PM :: 1252 Views :: Military

"if you can hold American homeland targets at risk, that might induce caution.”

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Saturday, May 20, 2017
UH Announces Plan to Use Upcoming King Tides for Global Warming Propaganda
By Selected News Articles @ 2:52 AM :: 1777 Views :: Environment, Higher Education

...UH plans King Tides “citizen science” project -- submitting photos online....

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Friday, May 19, 2017
UHERO County Forecast: Economies Still Growing, But Slowing
By UHERO @ 11:59 PM :: 1382 Views :: Economy, Tourism

Prospects are good for continued growth in each of Hawaii’s four counties, if at a slower pace than in recent years....

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Friday, May 19, 2017
Polls Close Tonight at 11:59PM-- Neighborhood Board elections
By News Release @ 10:40 PM :: 1684 Views :: Honolulu County

...Online Voting ends at 11:59PM Friday May 19....

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Friday, May 19, 2017
Board of Education selects next Superintendent—No word on Golden Parachute
By News Release @ 10:14 PM :: 1202 Views :: Education K-12

...Christina Kishimoto, Ph.D., signed a three-year contract and will start on August 1, 2017....

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