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Thursday, June 02, 2016
Nailed for Cronyism, DoE forced to Reopen Bidding on $100M Cool Schools Bonanza
By News Release @ 5:37 AM :: 2225 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics, Small Business

...Government Contracting Explained: How Air Conditioning Costs $100K Per Classroom....

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Saturday, May 28, 2016
Two Arrests: Corruption Bust Strikes at Heart of Drive for Fake Indian Tribe
By Andrew Walden @ 9:25 PM :: 6195 Views :: Akaka Bill, Education K-12, Ethics, OHA

...what the powers that be look for when they pick the the future generations of leadership for Hawaii....

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Thursday, May 26, 2016
Ethics: Hawaii DoT Capital Improvements Director in Bed with Parsons Brinckerhoff–Literally
By News Release @ 2:56 PM :: 2890 Views :: Energy, Ethics, Rail

...her spouse was employed by Parsons as a Vice President and was Parsons’ principal consultant and a point of contact for 12 DOT Parsons Projects....

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Ethics Ruling: Sen Josh Green Secretly Living in Honolulu Since 2005
By News Release @ 5:16 AM :: 3675 Views :: Ethics, Politicians

... Josh Green Lives and Works on Oahu but Says he Still Occasionally Visits his Kona District ....

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Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Hawaii Painters Business Agent Pleads Guilty in $1.5M Theft
By Selected News Articles @ 1:38 AM :: 2318 Views :: Ethics, Labor, Small Business

...he diverted client money to his own personal use over a 17-year period....

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Friday, May 13, 2016
Full Text: IBEW International Details Charges Against Ahakuelo
By News Release @ 2:57 AM :: 2537 Views :: Ethics, Labor

The Business Manager and other members of the staff, including several family members of the Business Manager, submitted and/or were reimbursed for numerous expenses that were not authorized by Local 1260 and/or were for personal expenses for which no legitimate union business was conducted....

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Friday, May 13, 2016
Mediator Peter Adler appointed to serve on Caldwell’s Ethics Commission
By News Release @ 12:44 AM :: 1594 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics

His appointment is subject to confirmation by the City Council....

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Friday, May 06, 2016
Did Caldwell Illegally Launch Reelection Campaign On County Time?
By News Release @ 4:14 PM :: 2069 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Politicians

...There appeared to be a number of city employees in attendance....

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Sunday, May 01, 2016
Much Ado About Nothing – The Hawaii Legislature Edition
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:01 AM :: 1906 Views :: Energy, Ethics

Today we are looking at a bill in our Legislature that contains nothing....

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Saturday, April 30, 2016
Caught 'Borrowing' Museum Funds, Bishop Museum CEO Quits
By News Release @ 3:19 AM :: 4874 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii History

The Bishop Museum Board of Directors today announced that Blair Collis has resigned as president and chief executive officer (CEO) of the museum....

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Hawaii: “The only state in which both legislative and executive branches are perceived to be very corrupt”
By Selected News Articles @ 5:37 PM :: 4444 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii Statistics

...Hawaii's aggregate scores are in the highest quartiles of both illegal and legal corruption....

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Tuesday, April 26, 2016
New Schools? Zero Guidance from DoE
By Rep Bob McDermott @ 5:39 PM :: 1750 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics

...legislators are allowed to simply carve up the Capitol Improvement Budget by political favoritism....

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Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Ewa Beach House Campaign: Stolen Signs, Bolt Cutters, and Confrontations with Police
By News Release @ 1:03 AM :: 2309 Views :: Ethics, Politicians

"...he has quite the history of confrontations with HPD...."

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Thursday, April 21, 2016
SB2301: Legislators Vote $10M for Drunk Driver to Promote Rave Parties
By Andrew Walden @ 7:58 PM :: 3405 Views :: Ethics, Politicians

...“Keahole Management Group LLC” is managed by former House Vice-Speaker Jon Riki Karimtsu ....

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Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Ige’s Secret Proclamation Used to Promote War on Other Side of the World
By Andrew Walden @ 8:15 PM :: 2512 Views :: Ethics, Military

...While resolutions and proclamations such as these may seem to be a cheap and easy way to score campaign contributions, they can take a toll....

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Sunday, April 17, 2016
Shady Dealings
By Selected News Articles @ 2:41 PM :: 1594 Views :: Ethics

Conference committee is a dark time at the Legislature....

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Friday, April 15, 2016
Government Spending Transparency: Hawaii Ranks 45th
By News Release @ 6:32 PM :: 1837 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii Statistics, Tax Credits

...Hawaii fails to provide any information at all on recipients of key subsidy programs....

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Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Jones Act Campaign Contributions: Mazie Hirono is Living the Dream
By Michael Hansen @ 5:04 PM :: 1692 Views :: Ethics, Jones Act

...The Jones Act pays off — in politics....

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Monday, March 28, 2016
Bizarre News: Corrupt Language Removed from Bill
By Selected News Articles @ 8:50 PM :: 1305 Views :: Ethics

...that would have allowed vote-buying amongst lawmakers....

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Thursday, March 24, 2016
Billy Kenoi Indicted, Arrest Warrant Issued -- Could Get 15 Years in Prison
By Selected News Articles @ 2:50 PM :: 3756 Views :: Hawaii County , Ethics, Politicians

Lorraine Inouye: Kenoi Should Resign...

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Saturday, March 19, 2016
Applicants Sought for Ethics Commission
By News Release @ 10:29 AM :: 1492 Views :: Ethics

Deadline EXTENDED to March 31, 2016  ....

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Thursday, March 17, 2016
HB2156: Allow Legislators to Pass Around the Campaign Cash
By Selected News Articles @ 11:40 PM :: 920 Views :: Ethics

... powerful liberal Democrats use large campaign donations to buy the loyalty of vulnerable one- and two-term representatives that have small campaign war chests ....

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Sunday, March 13, 2016
AP: Only Senator Sam Slom Responded Fully to Our Open Records Request
By Selected News Articles @ 4:38 PM :: 1619 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government

Of the lawmakers, only the state’s lone Republican Senator, Sam Slom, divulged the requested information....

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Wednesday, March 02, 2016
HB1473: Help Legislators Buy Influence, Spread Campaign Cash
By Selected News Articles @ 2:22 AM :: 2174 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Politicians

This culture of “vote buying” creates a false majority....

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Tuesday, March 01, 2016
Guards Union: Airport Security Contractor Illegally Holding Money Which Belongs to Workers
By News Release @ 1:04 PM :: 2028 Views :: Ethics, Labor

Securitas negotiated a new Airport Contract with the Hawaii Department of Transportation, Airport Division and included the wage increases as requested by IUSPO....

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Friday, February 26, 2016
Court: Kawananakoa Can’t Sue Over Tainted Rail Votes
By News Release @ 4:19 AM :: 1786 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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Friday, February 19, 2016
HB1713—Exempt all State Employees from Ethics Laws
By News Release @ 5:02 AM :: 1966 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics
The bill would create a loophole in the law the size of a barn door by allowing any state employee to receive “detached remuneration.” In other words, it’s party time!
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Thursday, February 18, 2016
Applicants Sought for Ethics Commission
By News Release @ 2:38 PM :: 1435 Views :: Ethics, Judiciary

Applications due March 18, 2016 ....

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Sunday, February 14, 2016
With Mike Gabbard Controlling DLNR Budget, Kailua Bay Zodiac Death too Hot to Handle
By Selected News Articles @ 10:26 PM :: 5106 Views :: Ethics, Law Enforcement, Politicians, Religion

...his committee has the oversight responsibility over DLNR....

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Friday, February 12, 2016
Shenanigans continue—House Waives 48 hour notice for Hearings
By Selected News Articles @ 3:33 AM :: 1996 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government

The purpose of the 48-hour notice rule is so that the public may participate meaningfully in the legislative process....

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Sunday, January 17, 2016
Honolulu Charter Commission Discusses Ethics, Police, Fire and Salaries
By Natalie Iwasa @ 7:40 PM :: 1590 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics

... more independence with respect to investigation of waste, abuse and fraud? ....

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Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Up to 72% of Council Campaign Contributions from Hoopili and Rail
By News Release @ 3:06 PM :: 2524 Views :: Ethics, Development, Rail

...another vote on Bill 23 (2015), CD1 - Relating to the Transportation Surcharge, will be required of Committee members at the Budget Committee meeting on Wednesday....

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Thursday, December 24, 2015
Airport Division Turned Blind Eye to Sex Harassment
By Selected News Articles @ 2:35 PM :: 2115 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Labor

A federal jury on Tuesday found the state of Hawaii and the Hawaii Department of Transportation's airports division violated a former employee's civil rights....

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Tuesday, December 22, 2015
How to Evade Contractor Contribution Ban After A-1 A-Lectrician Ruling
By Andrew Walden @ 7:38 PM :: 2253 Views :: Ethics, First Amendment, Politicians

Corporation X's parent company, Corporation Y, desires to make contributions to Hawaii candidates....

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Tuesday, December 22, 2015
NCAA Suspends Gib Arnold – UH Regents Then Award Him Another $700K
By News Release @ 3:34 PM :: 3195 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education

The former head coach provided false or misleading information during the investigation, allowed his director of operations to participate in coaching activities, and failed to report a possible violation....

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Saturday, December 19, 2015
VIDEO: Law & Corruption in Hawaii
By Grassroot Institute @ 1:52 PM :: 5028 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii History

An inside look at the state's legal and political spheres....

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Sunday, December 13, 2015
Audit: H-Power Contracts Designed to Hide Waste, Fraud, and Abuse
By News Release @ 8:23 PM :: 2111 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics

ENV relied on the contractor, consultants, and external law firms to establish reasonable pricing and did not solicit or obtain open, competitive bids from other contractors....

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Monday, December 07, 2015
A-1 A-Lectricitian--Feds Overreach on Election Regulation
By Selected News Articles @ 3:22 PM :: 2011 Views :: Ethics, First Amendment

The FEC claims authority over regulating press coverage of elections....

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Thursday, December 03, 2015
“Green McCarthyism”--A leading solar advocacy group is drawing criticism from its own industry
By Selected News Articles @ 7:45 PM :: 1906 Views :: Energy, Ethics

TASC’s efforts in defense of NEM in Hawaii have incurred a similar response....

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Monday, November 30, 2015
Revolving Door: KITV Reporter Becomes Caldwell ‘Information Officer’
By News Release @ 9:24 PM :: 2273 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics

...Caldwell announced today that veteran journalist Andrew Pereira will be joining the Managing Director’s Office as an information officer and part of the Mayor’s communications team....

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Monday, November 30, 2015
Supreme Court Refuses to Hear A-1 A-Lectrician Case
By Selected News Articles @ 6:38 PM :: 2177 Views :: Ethics, First Amendment

The 9th Circuit held the ban satisfied exacting scrutiny....

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Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Why does the Mafia Love Na’i Aupuni?
By Video @ 5:04 PM :: 3013 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, Ethics, OHA

Lying, Cheating, Stealing, Bribery—Na’i Aupuni Makes it all Legal....

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Tuesday, November 17, 2015
A-1 A-Lectrician Case: Secret Email Group Connects Hawaii AG to Soros-Funded Lawyers
By Selected News Articles @ 5:47 AM :: 3537 Views :: Ethics, First Amendment

Deirdre Marie-Iha, a lawyer from the Hawaii Attorney General's Office, asks for help defending against a free speech case....

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Saturday, November 14, 2015
Feds Freeze Rail Funds? HART Knows Nothing About Caldwell’s Latest Pressure Tactic
By News Release @ 12:20 AM :: 2514 Views :: Ethics, Politicians, Rail, Taxes

...the FTA has not reached out to HART and officials were not aware the money was in jeopardy....

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Friday, November 13, 2015
Na’i Aupuni Candidates in Conflict
By News Release @ 1:57 AM :: 2783 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, Ethics, OHA

" are the executive director for the organization that received well over a half a million dollars for this Na'i Aupuni process...."

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Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Let's Create a Higher Standard for Ethical Government
By Grassroot Institute @ 11:44 PM :: 1715 Views :: Ethics, Rail

If we want to see more responsible and accountable government, then it's up to the public to set the standard for what ethical government looks like....

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Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Lying, Cheating, Stealing, Bribery—Na’i Aupuni Makes it all Legal
By Video @ 4:16 PM :: 2995 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, Ethics, OHA

Corporations Buying Influence? Native Hawaiian Election Throws Out All the Rules....

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Monday, November 09, 2015
Hawaii Receives D+ Grade on Corruption
By Selected News Articles @ 5:10 PM :: 2694 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii Statistics

Lobbyists thrive in land of sunshine....

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Sunday, November 08, 2015
Two Down, Six to Go: Candidates Still Refuse to Donate Hee's Stolen Contributions to Charity
By Andrew Walden @ 4:38 PM :: 3037 Views :: DHHL, Ethics, Politicians

...Tokuda, Kahele, Kenoi, Hannemann, Hughey, Takamine....

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Sunday, November 08, 2015
Residency: Senator Galuteria Tangled in Lies?
By Andrew Walden @ 3:42 PM :: 2931 Views :: Ethics, Politicians, Taxes

"There is no evidence that the Galuterias repaid the back property taxes on the Pakui Street residence...."

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