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Tuesday, July 31, 2018
False Name Anti-Bunda Mailers Blanket North Shore
By Andrew Walden @ 9:56 PM :: 3699 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Politicians

...would most likely benefit Tsuneyoshi....

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Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted July 30, 2018
By Selected News Articles @ 9:36 PM :: 2162 Views :: Congressional Delegation

...Votes in Congress between July 17 and July 30, 2018....

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Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Lava Suits Begin as Lloyd's Denies Claims
By News Release @ 4:00 PM :: 2970 Views :: Hawaii County , Ethics

...Lloyd's Confirms Standing Home a "Total Loss" Yet Wrongfully and Illegally Denies Homeowners' Claims, Foster Law Claims....

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Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Seeking Applicants for Independent Grand Jury Counsel – Fifth Circuit (Kauai)
By News Release @ 2:38 PM :: 2979 Views :: Kauai County, Judiciary

...If you are interested in being considered for a one-year appointment, please submit a resume by November 02, 2018....

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Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Tupola: "Let's Give Displaced Families Something They Can Count On"
By Rep Andria Tupola @ 1:37 PM :: 4582 Views :: Hawaii County , Development, Land Use, Politicians

...August 3rd marks three months since the eruption began....

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Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Ige Appoints Jon Yoshimura to Espero's Senate Seat
By News Release @ 1:48 AM :: 2782 Views :: Energy, Hawaii State Government

...Yoshimura will represent District 19 until a new senator is elected in November’s General Election. Yoshimura is not running for the seat....

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Monday, July 30, 2018
Hawaii DoE: 2nd-Lowest ACT Scores in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 2:23 PM :: 2895 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

...2018’s States with the Best & Worst School Systems....

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Monday, July 30, 2018
Sen Thielen: Hanabusa Women Silent in Face of Real Discrimination
By News Release @ 12:29 PM :: 3174 Views :: Ethics, Politicians

...Several of the leaders stepping forward to accuse Ige of discrimination today were deafeningly silent several months ago, when a prominent legislator was accused of sexual harassment and ultimately resigned office....

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Monday, July 30, 2018
Hawaii Republicans, Once Near Extinction, Prepare a Comeback
By Selected News Articles @ 4:38 AM :: 2133 Views :: Republican Party

...One-party rule has wreaked havoc in the state, and voters might turn to a new crop of Republicans....

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Monday, July 30, 2018
Honolulu Surf Contests: New Rules in Effect Starting July 30
By News Release @ 2:35 AM :: 2785 Views :: Honolulu County, Tourism

...Application deadline for first triennial calendar set for September 28, 2018.... 

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Sunday, July 29, 2018
The Wayfair Switch in Time
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:00 AM :: 2582 Views :: Small Business, Taxes

...In late June, the U.S. Supreme Court decided the Wayfair v. South Dakota case. It was a huge turning point in constitutional law involving the ability of states to tax “online sellers”....

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Saturday, July 28, 2018
Foreclosure Hour? ODC Investigation Targets Attorney Gary V Dubin
By Andrew Walden @ 11:15 PM :: 7382 Views :: Ethics, Judiciary

...Governor John Waihee’s ‘Foreclosure Hour’ AM830 radio host, attorney Gary V Dubin, is being investigated by the State Office of Disciplinary Counsel....

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Saturday, July 28, 2018
Hawaii GOP Sticks with Trump
By Selected News Articles @ 2:23 PM :: 1947 Views :: Republican Party

...“After the primary we will unveil our Contract with Hawaii, which is based on Newt Gingrich’s 1994-style Contract with America...."

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Saturday, July 28, 2018
Trump Hits Roadblocks in Remaking the Nation’s Most Liberal Court
By Heritage Foundation @ 1:13 PM :: 2373 Views :: Judiciary

...Earlier this month, the Senate confirmed a Trump nominee from Hawaii to the 9th Circuit despite heavy opposition from conservative Republicans. Trump withdrew a nominee from Oregon, however, although he was regarded as conservative....

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Saturday, July 28, 2018
​Ninth Circuit Stunner: Second Amendment Protects Public Open Carry!
By Selected News Articles @ 12:46 PM :: 3821 Views :: Second Amendment

...the anti-gun wing of the Ninth Circuit has few maneuvers left to continue to deny the constitutional right to bear firearms in public....

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Saturday, July 28, 2018
Andria Tupola: Joan of Arc crossed with Monty Python
By Selected News Articles @ 4:22 AM :: 5154 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

...this is a new breed and it’s blooming in some very odd soil....

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Saturday, July 28, 2018
Special Action Team on Affordable Rental Housing Presents 10-Year Plan
By News Release @ 3:52 AM :: 2778 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Cost of Living

...of the projects awarded during the current administration, 433 affordable units are now under construction. In addition, 5,946 units are in the pipeline/pending phase, of which 5,235 are affordable....

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Saturday, July 28, 2018
EIS Will Be Required for Aquarium Permits
By News Release @ 3:26 AM :: 2661 Views :: Environment, Small Business

"...It will also give interested parties the opportunity to offer additional documentation and comment...."

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Friday, July 27, 2018
How to resolve Hawaii’s public pension debt crisis
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:33 PM :: 4355 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Labor, Taxes

...Grassroot Institute of Hawaii is releasing a new report that outlines how policymakers could resolve Hawaii’s financially dangerous public pension crisis....

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Friday, July 27, 2018
Act 56: When An Agency Is Given Emergency Powers, Pretty Soon Everything Looks Like An "Emergency"
By Robert Thomas @ 12:13 PM :: 3329 Views :: Ethics, First Amendment, Labor

...The Hawaii Supreme Court has not exactly been overly receptive to executive and legislative efforts to react nimbly to court rulings....

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Friday, July 27, 2018
Bridge Aina Lea--Next Stop 9th Circuit
By Robert Thomas @ 12:05 PM :: 4553 Views :: Hawaii County , Development, Land Use

...the jury (after deliberating for a grand total of 15 minutes) held the State of Hawaii Land Use Commission liable for a regulatory taking....

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Friday, July 27, 2018
Jones Act Blamed for High Consumer Prices in Puerto Rico
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 11:49 AM :: 3045 Views :: Jones Act, Cost of Living

...What are the interests propping up this archaic legislation?....

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Friday, July 27, 2018
Kauai Inequality More Than Double The Rest of Hawaii
By News Release @ 12:27 AM :: 3327 Views :: Kauai County, Hawaii Statistics

...Kauai County is the most unequal county in Hawaii....

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Thursday, July 26, 2018
Report: Illegal TVRs Create 7,000 Jobs on Oahu
By News Release @ 11:49 PM :: 2658 Views :: Small Business, Tourism

...the following economic impact would be at risk if 60% of O‘ahu’s Alternative Accommodation inventory were eliminated....

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Thursday, July 26, 2018
Eco-Hypesters Complain About ‘Dirty’ Clean Energy 
By Andrew Walden @ 11:24 PM :: 3207 Views :: Energy, Environment

...maybe anti-GMO dupes in skeleton suits will now start showing up at the filthy crony-capitalist Hu Honua biomass station....

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Thursday, July 26, 2018
Ige: I Signed Endangered Species Letter, but I didn't Really Mean it
By News Release @ 3:27 PM :: 2746 Views :: Environment, Politicians

"...I signed the February 14 letter solely in my capacity as Vice Chair of the WGA...."

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Thursday, July 26, 2018
HPU Anti-Divestment Vote: Victory over 'Outrage Culture'
By Selected News Articles @ 2:56 PM :: 2796 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

...“I believe that with our generation, the millennial generation, anger and outrage is seen and displayed as the side of truth.”....

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Thursday, July 26, 2018
Hawaii Rifle Association Releases Candidate Survey Results
By News Release @ 2:29 PM :: 2805 Views :: Second Amendment

...The grades range from an "A" for those strongly in favor of maintaining and improving our gun rights to an "F" for those who seek to diminish our Second Amendment rights by increasing restrictions on law abiding citizens and gun owners....

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Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Free Hawaii: Who to Vote for in OHA Elections
By Video @ 11:11 PM :: 3932 Views :: Ethics, OHA

... two things should dictate who to vote for -  One is making sure the forensic audit occurs.  The second is the removal and replacement of OHAʻs CEO, Kamana`opono Crabbe.  Unless these two things happen, there will be no reform of OHA .... 

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Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Lalamilo: Newly Built Windfarm in Default after 10 Months--Demands Subsidy
By Selected News Articles @ 3:07 PM :: 4587 Views :: Hawaii County , Energy, Cost of Living

...the new Lalamilo windfarm follows in the path of the old Lalamilo windfarm -- but first they want a subsidy funded by higher water rates....

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Wednesday, July 25, 2018
HDOT Sitting on $468M Unspent Federal Funds
By News Release @ 3:32 AM :: 3169 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Rail

...With HART repaving Kamehmeha Hwy out of its own budget, this is money that could be used to pay for rail--but HDOT refuses....

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Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Indictment: 24 New Jersey Residents Allegedly Defraud Hawaii DoTax
By News Release @ 3:24 AM :: 5341 Views :: Law Enforcement, Tax Credits, Taxes

...The defendants, led by a tax preparer and her husband, allegedly attempted to steal over $400,000....

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Hawaii AG Joins Effort to Save DACA
By Selected News Articles @ 3:39 PM :: 2351 Views :: National News

...urging the federal judge presiding over a Texas-led lawsuit seeking to end DACA not to suspend the program with a preliminary injunction....

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Open Carry of Guns: 9th Circuit Strikes Down Hawaii Restrictions
By Selected News Articles @ 3:01 PM :: 3717 Views :: Second Amendment

...The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 that Hawaii County officials had violated George Young's rights when he was denied a permit to openly carry a loaded gun in public to protect himself....

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018
HDOT Touts Public-Private Partnership at Airport
By News Release @ 3:47 AM :: 2652 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Tourism

...Airports Division is proud to be working in partnership with DFS and global restaurateur HMSHost on more than $69 million worth of improvements....

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Kelii Akina and Gene Ward: Opening the Bottleneck at Hawaiian Homelands
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 12:28 AM :: 2861 Views :: DHHL

...Rare insights into the problem of and solution to the bottleneck at Hawaiian Homelands....

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Monday, July 23, 2018
Intolerant Politicians: Green, LoPresti, Ing, Gabbard and More....
By Joni Kamiya @ 3:20 AM :: 6071 Views :: Ethics, Politicians, GMOs

...now resorting to sending Babes Against Biotech activists to community events set up by his opponent....

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Sunday, July 22, 2018
Staffer for Sen Stanley Chang Accused of Sex Assault
By Andrew Walden @ 10:04 PM :: 9565 Views :: Democratic Party, Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Politicians

...Asami Kobayashi, co-founder of Young Progressives Demanding Action (YPDA), has a story to tell.... 

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Sunday, July 22, 2018
Death of a Nation Coming to Dole Cannery
By Video @ 7:04 PM :: 4329 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians, Republican Party

... Death of a Nation Pre Screening at Dole Cannery 6PM August 1, 2018 ....

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Sunday, July 22, 2018
Who Can We Beat Up with Property Tax?
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:00 AM :: 2316 Views :: Taxes

....the possibility of new state-mandated property taxes....

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Saturday, July 21, 2018
HECO -- 12 Applications for Community Solar Projects in First 10 days
By News Release @ 2:54 AM :: 2465 Views :: Energy

...four applications for capacity on Oahu, four for Maui Island, three for Hawaii Island, and one for Molokai from proposed subscriber organizations....

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Saturday, July 21, 2018
Kavanaugh for Supreme Court?  Rice v Cayetano Front and Center
By Selected News Articles @ 1:50 AM :: 8284 Views :: National News, Hawaii History, OHA

...In 1999 Kavanaugh helped write a friend-of-the-court brief in the Rice v Cayetano case....

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Saturday, July 21, 2018
Board of Education approves new state and complex area leadership appointments
By News Release @ 1:35 AM :: 2974 Views :: Education K-12

...as recommended by Schools Superintendent Dr. Christina M. Kishimoto....

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Friday, July 20, 2018
Ask tough questions about Jones Act
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 5:52 PM :: 2516 Views :: Jones Act

...OIRA asked the public to weigh in on how regulations in the maritime sector could be modified or repealed to remove unnecessary burdens, increase efficiency or simplify compliance....

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Friday, July 20, 2018
Deadline Extended to Fill HART Board Vacancy
By News Release @ 5:44 PM :: 2287 Views :: Rail

...All mail-in applications must be postmarked by July 31, 2018....

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Friday, July 20, 2018
VIDEO: Car Chase, Running Gunbattle in South Kona as Police Hunt Alleged Cop Killer
By Video @ 4:42 PM :: 4404 Views :: Hawaii County , Police

Police sources say the two arrested are both friends of the suspect, Justin Waiki, who was nowhere to be found....

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Friday, July 20, 2018
Unions reaffirm support for Rep Gabbard and Jones Act
By Michael Hansen @ 3:01 PM :: 3954 Views :: Jones Act, Labor, Politicians

...support from the maritime unions for her support of Jones Act cabotage....

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Friday, July 20, 2018
2003: Ed Case Tries to Shut Down Parents of Disabled Students
By Selected News Articles @ 2:40 PM :: 3431 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics

...Case's amendment was fiendishly clever. If it had become part of the re-authorization of the IDEA, it would have neutered not only the Felix Consent Decree and given the finger to Judge David Ezra, but would have stripped families nationwide of their ability to protect students’ rights....

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Friday, July 20, 2018
Homeless Outreach Court expands to Wahiawa, Waianae
By News Release @ 1:49 PM :: 3222 Views :: Homelessness, Judiciary

...During the first 18 months of the program 86 defendants participated in COC, 950 non-violent cases were cleared, and 39 people moved off the street and into housing....

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Thursday, July 19, 2018
Legislature 2018: Accomplishments for small business
By News Release @ 2:36 PM :: 1913 Views :: Small Business

...paid leave, predictive scheduling, State-run retirement program....

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