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Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Lucky Hawaii: Bond Sale Benefits as Investors Flee Europe
By News Release @ 2:22 PM :: 6076 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Treasury and municipal bonds rallied Thursday as fears of European contagion spread ... Yields on the Hawaii bond deal were lowered as much as nine basis points, compared with levels offered earlier in the morning....

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Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Sex, Equality, and the Paleolithic Era
By Heritage Foundation @ 1:32 PM :: 6845 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

...perhaps this will mark the rise of the paleolibs?

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Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Is the Occupy Wall Street Movement Occupied?
By IPT News @ 12:04 PM :: 4787 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

"The movement is inspired by popular uprisings in Egypt and Tunisia, and aims to expose how the richest 1 percent of people are writing the rules of an unfair global economy that is foreclosing on our future."

There has been an ongoing debate about the depth of anti-Semitism within the OWS movement....

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Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Elementary Students in Hawaii Remotely Operate NASA Rovers for World Leaders
By News Release @ 11:45 AM :: 4112 Views :: Energy, National News, World News, Family

Mars rover in Hawaii

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Monday, November 28, 2011
US Micronesia Aid Crowds out Private Investment, Local Decision Making
By Selected News Articles @ 11:57 PM :: 5950 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

The problem is not the size or scope of U.S. support, the problems lay within the ways that money is structured, allocated and managed....

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Friday, November 25, 2011
Green Energy Push Drives Outsourcing to China
By NCPA @ 3:08 AM :: 3322 Views :: World News, Family

Indeed, costly emission cuts in Denmark and elsewhere are likely to lead to a partial relocation of CO2 emissions to more lenient countries, such as China ....

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Friday, November 25, 2011
Maui Smart Grid Demonstration Project to Begin Next Year
By News Release @ 1:39 AM :: 7036 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Energy, Environment, World News, Family

The multi-million dollar project is aimed at improving integration of variable renewable resources, such as solar and wind power, and preparing the electric system for widespread adoption of electric vehicles.

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Friday, November 25, 2011
Happy Thanksgiving from Stacey Djou!
By News Release @ 1:24 AM :: 6398 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

For Charles, this was a day much like most others, but he was thankful to talk to the girls (they were on a lengthy communications blackout until last night) and to have some turkey for dinner.

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Wednesday, November 23, 2011
New Batch of Global Warmers’ Emails: “We're choosing the periods to show warming”
By Selected News Articles @ 9:26 PM :: 6299 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family
"...Observations do not show rising temperatures .... "
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Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Bill Seeks Terror Designation for Gaza Flotilla Groups
By IPT News @ 10:36 PM :: 7530 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

The CIA and U.S. Treasury Department have determined IHH and the Free Gaza Movement "have known terrorist ties," the bill says. (They also have extensive Hawaii ties--Editor)

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Monday, November 21, 2011
Heritage: The Debate over Defense Spending
By Heritage Foundation @ 12:22 PM :: 5567 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Failing to enact the plan by January 15, 2012, would result in automatic cuts to military spending--a scenario that Defense Secretary Leon Panetta describes as "devastating."

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Friday, November 18, 2011
WSJ: Finmeccanica Rushing to Sell Honolulu Rail Contractor Ansaldo
By Selected News Articles @ 2:48 PM :: 7399 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, World News, Family

...it will set up a partnership for the AnsaldoBreda trainmaking unit in advance of selling the business....

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Thursday, November 17, 2011
The Republican Debate Over China
By Heritage Foundation @ 6:20 PM :: 4330 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

China has increased its defense budget by double digits every year for the last 20 years. Just as China seems to be gearing up for some undefined enterprise, the U.S. is winding down its defense budget at a similarly rapid pace.

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Monday, November 14, 2011
GAO: Improvements Needed to Assess and Address Growing CoFA Migration
By News Release @ 5:45 PM :: 7091 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

...some jurisdictions did not accurately define compact migrants, account for federal funding that supplemented local expenditures, or include revenue received from compact migrants....

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Monday, November 14, 2011
Video: Makana, Wearing “Occupy” T-Shirt, Plays Protest Song at APEC Dinner for Obama, World Leaders—Nobody Notices
By Selected News Articles @ 10:56 AM :: 7836 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Obama, Occupy, and the assembled crony capitalists at APEC are enraged that the Super Committee and/or the Republicans may soon cut off their flow of US taxpayer dollars.

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Saturday, November 12, 2011
Obama Quest for Free Trade Gets Resistance from Hawaii Congressional Delegation
By Andrew Walden @ 3:36 PM :: 6816 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

The world is laughing at the dead legacy of Frantz Fanon. The third world rejects victimology and embraces development and trade—and has nothing but success to show for it. All except for Hawaii’s reactionary and backwards Congressional delegation.

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Friday, November 11, 2011
Stacey Djou: Honoring Our Nation’s Veterans
By Selected News Articles @ 10:43 PM :: 7922 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

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Wednesday, November 09, 2011
The Debate Over Iran
By Heritage Foundation @ 11:50 AM :: 4225 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

On November 22, Republican candidates will gather together in Washington, D.C., for a presidential debate presented by The Heritage Foundation and American Enterprise Institute on CNN. The subject: foreign policy and national security.

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Monday, November 07, 2011
‘America’s Battalion’ arrives in Afghanistan from Kaneohe
By Selected News Articles @ 11:25 PM :: 7349 Views :: Maui County, Energy, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

In the coming weeks 3/3 will take control of operations in Garmsir District, relieving fellow Hawaii-based 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment. The “Lava Dogs” of 1/3 are nearing the end of their seven-month deployment, which began in April.

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Monday, October 31, 2011
Waipahu soldier and 11 others overcome Afghanistan ambush, receive awards
By Selected News Articles @ 3:52 PM :: 7562 Views :: Maui County, Energy, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Waipahu native Army Pfc. Edward Barut and his team successfully overcame a 45-minute complex attack in which insurgents used rocket propelled grenades, small arms fire and improvised explosive devices.

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Saturday, October 29, 2011
Star-Advertiser Punked by Global Warmer posing as Climate Skeptic
By Selected News Articles @ 12:38 PM :: 6660 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

This is what happens to people who believe in Anthropogenic Global Warming.

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Saturday, October 29, 2011
Fundamentals Matter: Capitalism not the Problem
By Dr Ed Gutteling, MD @ 10:23 AM :: 8815 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

I’m writing this on the 44th anniversary of the execution of that poster-boy of “social justice”, Dr. “Che” Guevara, viewing articles of the Occupy Wall Street demonstrators in Hawaii and the mainland.

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Friday, October 28, 2011
APEC: Obama needs Congressional Support for Free Trade in Pacific—but Hirono, Hanabusa vote No
By Selected News Articles @ 3:53 PM :: 7109 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

The Obama administration is hoping to build on the momentum of recent free-trade agreements with South Korea, Colombia and Panama as attention turns to the Trans-Pacific Partnership and trade promotion authority.

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Friday, October 28, 2011
Should America Carry the U.N.?
By Heritage Foundation @ 1:31 AM :: 4811 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

The 39-story United Nations headquarters stands on the banks of the East River in Manhattan. But now the U.N. is planning the construction of a new building next door, with a price tag pegged at $400 million -- and it could soar even higher. 

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Thursday, October 27, 2011
Chinese Communists Cheer Formation of “Zhou Enlai Peace Institute” in Honolulu
By News Release @ 12:52 PM :: 7240 Views :: World News, Higher Education
 Imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize Recipient Liu Xiaobo
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Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Heritage: The Serious Risks of the Russian Reset
By Heritage Foundation @ 10:12 PM :: 4298 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

The large “reset” payoff requires America put it all on the line by cutting U.S. strategic nuclear forces and engaging in missile defense talks with Russia, in addition to abandoning missile defense deployment in Poland and the Czech Republic and keeping quiet about political freedom violations running rampant throughout Russia.

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Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Hawaii Lags as States Ban Contracting with Companies that do Business With Iran
By News Release @ 8:03 PM :: 6157 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

California and Florida have already passed Iran debarment legislation, adapted from UANI model legislation....

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Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Abercrombie back from Asia: No mention of Cancelled China-Honolulu Flights
By News Release @ 12:05 PM :: 4555 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Read this news release and see if you can identify even one single accomplishment.

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Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Obama's Misplaced Mideast Optimism
By Daniel Pipes @ 11:45 AM :: 4417 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

But the Middle East teaches caution; much will probably go wrong in Libya and Iraq. Obama, I predict, will rue his rash boasts.

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Monday, October 24, 2011
Obama's Iraq Failure
By Heritage Foundation @ 4:58 PM :: 6231 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Obama's announcement last week that American troops in Iraq will return by the end of the year is a result of a serious Obama Administration failure that will undermine U.S. security interests in the Middle East

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Thursday, October 20, 2011
VIDEO: Gaddafi Pulled from Storm Drain, Argues with Captors before Getting Final Bullet
By Selected News Articles @ 2:39 PM :: 6541 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

 

File Photo: Gaddafi greets Nation of Islam boss, Louis Farrakhan.

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Thursday, October 20, 2011
The End of Qadhafi
By Heritage Foundation @ 1:48 PM :: 3237 Views :: World News, Family

Former Libyan dictator Muammar Qadhafi is dead from wounds he suffered during his capture near his hometown of Sirte, according to Reuters reports.

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Thursday, October 20, 2011
China Cancels Honolulu Flights, Abercrombie calls Asia trip "extremely productive"
By News Release @ 3:22 AM :: 5326 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

“It was an extremely productive trip that will benefit Hawai'i as we look to strengthen our economy,” Governor Abercrombie said.

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Wednesday, October 19, 2011
Horizon Lines Avoids Bankruptcy, But Delisted by NYSE
By Selected News Articles @ 5:31 PM :: 11279 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Horizon Lines completed a complicated $652.8 million refinancing that saves the largest U.S. domestic ocean carrier from bankruptcy and will leave bondholders with most of the company's stock. 

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Wednesday, October 19, 2011
Update: Charles Djou in Afghanistan
By News Release @ 1:40 AM :: 7451 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

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Monday, October 17, 2011
Ideology Yes, Hawaii No: Hirono Votes Against S. Korea Free Trade
By Congress.org @ 11:19 PM :: 7396 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act - Vote Passed (278-151, 4 Not Voting)

The House passed this trade agreement with South Korea. The Senate approved the bill later in the day and the president is expected to sign it into law.  (Hirono voted NO.)

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Sunday, October 16, 2011
Kalapa: The Trouble with Borrowing is Repaying the Loan
By Lowell L Kalapa @ 1:42 AM :: 5807 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

The bulk of the $14 trillion debt the nation has borrowed is from other nations.

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Friday, October 14, 2011
Research Ship Finds Tsunami Debris Half-Way to Hawaii
By News Release @ 1:36 PM :: 4242 Views :: Maui County, Energy, National News, World News

This is a map of Pallada’s route through model-projected debris field as of September 25.

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Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Obama's Failure to Confront the Iranian Threat
By Heritage Foundation @ 3:35 AM :: 4142 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Yesterday, America learned that Iran conspired to launch a terrorist attack in Washington, D.C., with a planned assassination of the Saudi ambassador and bomb attacks on the Saudi and Israeli embassies.

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Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Iranian Assassination Plot Busted
By IPT News @ 2:05 AM :: 4434 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Two men have been charged in what law enforcement officials say was a bombing plot in the United States approved by senior members Iran's Revolutionary Guard Quds Force.

The plot targeted the Saudi ambassador to the United States for assassination and may have included other targets including the Israeli embassy,...

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Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Abercrombie, HTA Leave Tokyo
By News Release @ 12:11 AM :: 5540 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Abercrombie and officials from the Hawai'i Tourism Authority (HTA) ... met with representatives of various Japanese agencies that are key partners in the visitor industry.

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Monday, October 10, 2011
Obama Sends South Korea Free Trade Agreement to Congress
By Heritage Foundation @ 3:43 PM :: 5737 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

it's vitally important to quickly enact the three pending U.S. trade agreements with Colombia, Panama, and South Korea. These FTAs have been sitting on the President's desk since 2007 for no good reason. President Obama has finally made them a priority by sending them to Congress last Monday night....

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Friday, October 07, 2011
Just back from Paris, Abercrombie flees to Japan
By News Release @ 9:29 PM :: 5133 Views :: Energy, Environment, World News, Family

Abercrombie will travel to Asia from October 9 – 21, 2011 ....

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Thursday, October 06, 2011
Steve Jobs and American Exceptionalism
By Heritage Foundation @ 12:52 PM :: 4525 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Steve Jobs, who died yesterday at the too-young age of 56, was a living refutation of all what liberals constantly tell us about our country ....

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Tuesday, October 04, 2011
Back to the Future: Hilo Girl leads 12 Army Cooks replacing 84 Contractors in Iraq
By News Release @ 10:41 PM :: 6018 Views :: Hawaii County , Energy, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

As the United States Army's mission in Iraq winds down, soldiers find themselves giving up progressively more of their creature comforts. At Contingency Operating Station Garry Owen, Iraq, Soldiers from 215th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division are “getting lean” in preparation for that day.

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Sunday, October 02, 2011
The Inside Story Behind the Awlaki Assassination
By IPT News @ 1:29 AM :: 4733 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

U.S. intelligence officials, aware of other planned attacks, had arrested several Muslim American converts who returned here after "studying" in the Sudan....

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Friday, September 30, 2011
For Sale Cheap: One Slightly Used Honolulu Rail Contractor
By Selected News Articles @ 2:35 PM :: 8739 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Orsi said Sept. 20 that there were no parties in advanced talks to buy AnsaldoBreda and that the unit’s newly appointed CEO, Maurizio Manfellotto, is working on an updated business plan.

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Friday, September 30, 2011
US Born Al-Qaeda Bosses Anwar al-Awlaki, Samir Khan Reported Dead in Yemen
By IPT News @ 12:24 PM :: 4467 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

American-born al-Qaida cleric Anwar al-Awlaki was killed Friday by a U.S. airstrike in Yemen, administration officials say.

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Friday, September 30, 2011
Covering Half the World from Ft Shafter
By Selected News Articles @ 2:49 AM :: 8040 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

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Friday, September 30, 2011
Berg pushes for China Visa Waiver
By News Release @ 2:36 AM :: 7380 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

“The recent inclusion of the Republic of Korea in the Visa Waiver resulted in double number of visitor arrivals from Korea,” said Councilman Tom Berg....

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