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Monday, January 15, 2018
In Hawaii, No Heads Roll over False Missile Alarm
By Selected News Articles @ 6:27 PM :: 229 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Labor

...“Once a Japanese manager or his underlings are caught in a scandalous situation, they have no other choice but to resign so that the many others who are dependent on them do not take the blame or suffer any of the consequences.”....

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Sunday, January 14, 2018
1959: Martin Luther King Jr Salutes Hawaii Statehood
By Selected News Articles @ 11:00 AM :: 15941 Views :: Hawaii History

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Saturday, January 13, 2018
Honolulu Lowest Pay for STEM Professionals in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 3:15 PM :: 333 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Cost of Living

...and the most unaffordable housing....

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Thursday, January 11, 2018
UPDATE: Divided OHA Trustees Do Not Agree on Tribal Recognition Act
By Selected News Articles @ 4:45 PM :: 923 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

...HR 3744 would remove both the Executive Branch and by extension the US Department of Interior's authority to recognize and therefore create a Native Hawaiian Tribe....

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Tuesday, January 09, 2018
Hawaii Most Integrated State in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 1:35 PM :: 330 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...This ranking measures the current integration levels of whites and blacks....

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Monday, January 08, 2018
Hawaii--Lowest Family Salary in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 2:05 PM :: 457 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...and the least affordable housing....

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Sunday, January 07, 2018
Why save the Hawaii Aquarium Fishery?
By Selected News Articles @ 5:26 PM :: 864 Views :: Environment, Small Business

...We need legislation to save the fishery and all DLNR ocean issued-permit businesses....

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Sunday, January 07, 2018
UH Manoa Prof Quits Modern Language Association After Refusal to Boycott Israel
By Selected News Articles @ 3:08 PM :: 973 Views :: Higher Education

... Israelis--the one indigenous people whose rights are not upheld by UH Manoa prof .... 

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Saturday, January 06, 2018
Supreme Court Justices asked to uphold third Trump immigration order
By Selected News Articles @ 9:51 PM :: 575 Views :: National News, Law Enforcement

...This request, in a case from Hawaii, is the first of two that the government is expected to file....

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Thursday, January 04, 2018
Fishermen Settle Labor-Trafficking Case
By Selected News Articles @ 4:35 PM :: 390 Views :: Labor, Small Business

...“We hope it becomes a model for all captains who want to do right by their immigrant crew.”....

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Tuesday, January 02, 2018
Gabbard Political Career Begins in Cult School
By Selected News Articles @ 9:30 PM :: 1975 Views :: Hawaii History, Politicians, Religion

...“What you’ve got to do is get one of these kids to run for office,” Butler said....

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Tuesday, January 02, 2018
Best Place to Find a Job? With Record Low Unemployment Honolulu Still Ranks 42nd
By Selected News Articles @ 2:13 PM :: 534 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Cost of Living

...comparind more than 180 U.S. cities across 26 key indicators of job-market strength....

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Monday, January 01, 2018
Hawaii Most Sleep Deprived State
By Selected News Articles @ 2:51 PM :: 622 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...Hawaii reported the lowest levels of adequate sleep at 56 percent, while South Dakota got the most sleep at 72 percent....

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Saturday, December 30, 2017
OHA Announces 2018 Bill Package
By Selected News Articles @ 6:18 PM :: 566 Views :: OHA

...OHA will be submitting four bills for consideration this session, as well as testifying on hundreds of other measures that impact our beneficiaries....

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Thursday, December 28, 2017
9th Circuit Gives Enviros New Way to Shut Down Hawaii Fishing Fleet
By Selected News Articles @ 1:31 AM :: 1059 Views :: Environment, Small Business

...It's turtles this time....

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Sunday, December 24, 2017
Worst Drivers: Hawaii Ranks 6th for Drunk Driving
By Selected News Articles @ 1:27 AM :: 655 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...and 5th for speeding....

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Saturday, December 23, 2017
150M Muslims Barred: Ninth Circuit Finds Trump’s 3rd Travel Ban Illegal
By Selected News Articles @ 2:03 PM :: 810 Views :: National News

...the president’s efforts to bar over 150 million nationals of six Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States....

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Friday, December 22, 2017
SCOTUS Keeps Rebuking Lower Courts That Rule Against Trump
By Selected News Articles @ 3:00 PM :: 974 Views :: National News, Judiciary

...the justices have issued several fairly extraordinary orders in cases involving the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and the latest iteration of the travel ban, which deals rather harshly with trial courts in California, Hawaii and Maryland....

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Friday, December 22, 2017
The Jones Act Revisited
By Selected News Articles @ 3:01 AM :: 778 Views :: Jones Act

...The benefits of the act are concentrated among special interest groups, but the costs are broadly dispersed....

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Thursday, December 21, 2017
Census: Hawaii One of only Eight States to Lose Population
By Selected News Articles @ 6:21 PM :: 961 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...Hawaii lost 1,145 residents between 2016 and 2017....

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Monday, December 18, 2017
Most Caring Cities? Honolulu Ranks 34th
By Selected News Articles @ 2:25 PM :: 504 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...share of sheltered homeless persons to number of volunteering hours per capita to share of income donated to charity....

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Sunday, December 17, 2017
Defense Department to Investigate Chinese Aid to Micronesia
By Selected News Articles @ 2:09 PM :: 3077 Views :: National News, Ethics, Military

...islanders to trade in “U.S. government handouts, which are scheduled to end in 2023, for the wide-open promise of Chinese-style capitalism....”

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Hawaii: Homelessness and Poverty Do Not Correlate
By Selected News Articles @ 3:48 PM :: 793 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Homelessness

...Honolulu is #1 for Homelessness, Pearl City is the 2nd-least needy city in USA....

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Hawaii 3rd-Highest Tax Revenue Per Capita
By Selected News Articles @ 1:53 PM :: 655 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...$4,540 a year in tax revenue per resident....

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Monday, December 11, 2017
Throwing Money at Housing Won’t Work
By Selected News Articles @ 11:47 PM :: 709 Views :: Homelessness, Cost of Living

...government’s real job is to out of the way, not create more costly programs that don’t work....

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Saturday, December 09, 2017
Hula Halau to be banned from Yale?
By Selected News Articles @ 8:22 PM :: 1479 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

...Native American student group accuses Polynesian dance group of ‘appropriating Hawaiian and Tahitian culture’....

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Thursday, December 07, 2017
Elder Abuse: Hawaii Ranks 22nd
By Selected News Articles @ 1:15 AM :: 740 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Law Enforcement

...2017’s States with the Best Elder-Abuse Protections....

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Thursday, December 07, 2017
​Ninth Circuit Wrestles With Unblocking Trump’s Travel Ban
By Selected News Articles @ 1:12 AM :: 991 Views :: National News

...A three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit heard arguments Wednesday....

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Monday, December 04, 2017
Trump: Major Changes in Management of Federal Monuments
By Selected News Articles @ 5:34 PM :: 833 Views :: Environment, OHA, Small Business

...Interior will make sure local voices are not drowned out by “large, well-funded NGOs and special interests”....

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Monday, December 04, 2017
7-2 Supreme Court Allows Latest Travel Ban To Take Full And Immediate Effect
By Selected News Articles @ 4:56 PM :: 789 Views :: National News

...The Department of Justice asked the justices to lift lower court orders barring enforcement of the proclamation while legal challenges are adjudicated....

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Monday, December 04, 2017
Who is Gabbard's Guru?
By Selected News Articles @ 2:09 PM :: 2256 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Politicians, Religion

"Gabbard’s life would be unrecognizable without Butler’s influence.”

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Sunday, December 03, 2017
Hawaii 2nd Best State for Healthy Retirement
By Selected News Articles @ 1:37 PM :: 836 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...Seniors in Hawaii are sick less often than those in any other state....

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Sunday, December 03, 2017
The Truth About OHA Audits
By Selected News Articles @ 2:45 AM :: 812 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...this audit will, according to the SOQ, "provide recommendations on organizational, structural and procedural improvement[s] to strengthen the BOT's fiduciary oversight of the OHA and its LLCs."...

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Saturday, December 02, 2017
Zoning, Land-Use Planning, and Housing Affordability
By Selected News Articles @ 12:35 AM :: 1018 Views :: Development, Land Use, Cost of Living

...regulations have also tended to reduce the supply of housing, including multifamily and low-income housing....

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Friday, December 01, 2017
Congress May Seek to Limit Courts’ Nationwide Injunctions
By Selected News Articles @ 11:17 PM :: 667 Views :: Judiciary

...nationwide injunctions foster forum-shopping for sympathetic judges....

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Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Hawaii Dusts Off Cold War-Era Sirens As North Korean Nuclear Shadow Looms
By Selected News Articles @ 11:59 PM :: 666 Views :: Military

...beginning Friday, residents will hear the nuclear warning siren on the first business day of every month just before noon....

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Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Hawaii v Trump: Back to the Supreme Court Again
By Selected News Articles @ 5:55 PM :: 760 Views :: National News, Law Enforcement

...Challengers in Hawaii and Maryland responded today to the government’s request to have the Supreme Court intervene....

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Tuesday, November 28, 2017
HPD Chief Ballard Orders People With Medical Pot To Surrender Guns
By Selected News Articles @ 4:15 PM :: 1085 Views :: Second Amendment, Drugs

...Marijuana users in Honolulu are expected to turn over all firearms and ammunition to the state within 30 days of receiving the notice, according to a letter signed by police chief Susan Ballard....

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Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Hawaii Least Charitable State in USA?
By Selected News Articles @ 4:08 PM :: 684 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... but Hawaii ranks 5th in Percentage of Population who Donate Time ....

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Monday, November 27, 2017
Will Legislators Block Shutdown of All Ocean Users?
By Selected News Articles @ 7:23 PM :: 925 Views :: Environment, Small Business

...Thanks to the State Supreme Court's September 6, 2017 aquarium fishing decision, all ocean users now face the same fate as aquarium fishers--shut down awaiting an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)....

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Monday, November 27, 2017
Seven Deadly? Hawaii Comes up Short in Sin Index
By Selected News Articles @ 12:18 PM :: 751 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...WalletHub’s data crunchers compared more than 180 U.S. cities across 32 key indicators of evil deeds....

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Saturday, November 25, 2017
After 30 Years, Alarmists Are Still Predicting A Global Warming ‘Apocalypse’
By Selected News Articles @ 8:13 PM :: 1245 Views :: Environment

... a global warming “apocalypse” that will flood coastal cities, tear up roads and bridges with mega-storms and bring widespread famine and misery to much of the world ....

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Saturday, November 25, 2017
Survey: Military Families Overwhelmingly Favor School Choice
By Selected News Articles @ 2:18 AM :: 791 Views :: Education K-12, Military

...The survey of 1,200 active-duty personnel, veterans, and their spouses shows 72 percent are in favor of education savings accounts (ESAs), 64 percent are in favor of school vouchers, and 63 percent favor tax-credit scholarships....

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Saturday, November 25, 2017
Hurricane Maria spurs criticism of shipping laws
By Selected News Articles @ 1:55 AM :: 637 Views :: Jones Act

...“To impose the Jones Act on the people of Puerto Rico is deplorable,” U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez, D-IL, told a crowd at the City Club of Chicago. “You cannot strangle an economy by saying that the only way that a state can ship its goods in or out is by using the most expensive shipping in the world.”....

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Friday, November 24, 2017
A Dozen States Back Travel Ban 3.0 At The Supreme Court
By Selected News Articles @ 4:02 AM :: 711 Views :: National News

...“We’re hopeful the Supreme Court will agree with our coalition that the travel ban is lawful and constitutional, and should be enforced in its entirety.”....

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Thursday, November 23, 2017
The hidden story of the third Thanksgiving: 1623--giving thanks for freedom
By Selected News Articles @ 5:02 AM :: 15271 Views :: National News

Plymouth Colony Governor William Bradford called this system "communism", two hundred ninety six years before the Russian revolution....

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Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Reason: Why Does Hawaii Hate American Workers?
By Selected News Articles @ 2:23 PM :: 961 Views :: Small Business

...In Hawaii, it takes an average of 988 days and $438 in fees to become licensed to perform one of many occupations under the thumbs of state regulators....

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017
To Help Campaign Contributors, Hanabusa Blocks Missile Defense for Hawaii for 6 Years
By Selected News Articles @ 4:39 PM :: 1375 Views :: Ethics, Military

...The 2018 National Defense Authorization Act reflects language inserted in the bill by U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa that blocks the immediate deplyment of Ageis Ashore on Kauai....

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Justice Department goes back to Supreme Court over Hawaii judge's block of Trump's travel ban
By Selected News Articles @ 2:05 AM :: 821 Views :: National News, Law Enforcement

...the Justice Department asked the Supreme Court on Monday night to lift the lower courts' blockades....

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Monday, November 20, 2017
Honolulu 3rd-Worst City to Live In When You’re Struggling to Pay Off Debt
By Selected News Articles @ 5:32 PM :: 933 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...Honolulu cost of living is 86 percent above national average .... 

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