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Thursday, December 05, 2019
Auditor--14 Years Later: Liquor Comm Still Working on 2005 Recommendations
By News Release @ 9:18 PM :: 393 Views :: Honolulu County, Law Enforcement, Tourism

...Follow-Up on Recommendations from Report No. 05-02, Audit of Selected Management Issues of the Honolulu Liquor Commission....

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Thursday, December 05, 2019
Hawaii Ranks Among Least Protection Against Elder Abuse
By Selected News Articles @ 5:44 PM :: 374 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Law Enforcement, Life

...2019’s States with the Best Elder-Abuse Protections....

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019
How State Reform Efforts Are Transforming Juvenile Justice
By Selected News Articles @ 3:46 PM :: 523 Views :: Family, Law Enforcement

...Agency leaders share the history and potential of research-driven policy change....

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Saturday, November 23, 2019
Two Jailed in Hawaii Tax Fraud Scam
By News Release @ 3:19 AM :: 841 Views :: Law Enforcement, Taxes

...New Jersey Tax Preparer and her Husband Face Prison Terms for Operating Tax Fraud Scheme in which they stole nearly $250,000 from State of Hawaii....

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Friday, November 22, 2019
Auditor: AG Special Funds 'Do not meet Criteria'
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 4:32 PM :: 565 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Law Enforcement

...We also noted that AG did not file statutorily required reports for non-general funds and for administratively created funds....   

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Thursday, November 21, 2019
14 Weeks on Mauna Kea: 6,912 Tickets, 66 arrests
By News Release @ 10:18 PM :: 546 Views :: Hawaii County , Law Enforcement, Police

...but not of protesters....

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Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Hawaii On-line Sting Nets 25 Alleged Child Molesters
By News Release @ 5:59 PM :: 792 Views :: Family, Law Enforcement

...Hawaii Attorney General Announces Results of Operation Keiki Shield....

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Friday, November 15, 2019
DLNR: Mauna Kea Protesters Trampling Endangered Plants
By News Release @ 4:43 PM :: 1069 Views :: Hawaii County , Environment, Greenmail, Law Enforcement, OHA

...In addition to the alleged cutting of these vines, DOCARE officers found evidence that other rare plants have been trampled, either inadvertently or intentionally....

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Feds: Guam #1 for Medicare Ambulance Fraud
By News Release @ 12:40 AM :: 760 Views :: Ethics, Health Care, Law Enforcement

...Guam Ambulance Company Executives Plead Guilty to Medicare and TRICARE Fraud and Money Laundering Scheme....

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Friday, November 08, 2019
Tupola: Community Members step up to combat sex-trafficking
By News Release @ 9:35 PM :: 1172 Views :: Family, Law Enforcement

...the annual Defend The Family sex-trafficking awareness conference....

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Sunday, October 27, 2019
Bridge Aina Lea: Will Takings Claim Be Ruled out by Statute of Limitations?
By Robert Thomas @ 1:25 AM :: 960 Views :: Hawaii County , Development, Law Enforcement

...State's Amicus Response....

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Friday, September 27, 2019
Tents, Trash, and Toilets: OHA Funds Make Mauna Kea Protests Possible
By Andrew Walden @ 5:13 AM :: 3168 Views :: Hawaii County , Ethics, Greenmail, Higher Education, Law Enforcement, OHA

...Perhaps of interest to the Attorney General, the OHA-funded contracts illegally place the rented equipment on land belonging to DHHL, DLNR, and HDoT....

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Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Feds Charge 15 in Hawaii Gambling Bust
By News Release @ 1:59 AM :: 1228 Views :: Law Enforcement, Drugs

...These cases are being investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of Homeland Security (Homeland Security Investigations), Hawaii High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area program (HIDTA), U.S. Marshals Service Hawaii Fugitive Task Force, and the Honolulu Police Department....

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Sunday, September 15, 2019
Video: Anti-Telescope Activists go to Hawaii County Building, Threaten to 'Arrest' County Officials
By Andrew Walden @ 8:28 PM :: 2860 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, Law Enforcement, OHA, Police

...The videos show anti-telescope activists in black tactical vests labelled “HKPO” September 10, 2019 at the Hawaii County Building in Hilo.... 

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Friday, September 13, 2019
ACLU Hawaii Announces Plan to Let Lots and Lots of Criminals out of Jail
By News Release @ 8:12 PM :: 1200 Views :: Judiciary, Law Enforcement

...let's give them a second chance--or a 22nd chance....

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Friday, September 13, 2019
37 Oahu TVRs Get Notice of Violation
By News Release @ 5:04 AM :: 1401 Views :: Honolulu County, Law Enforcement, Small Business, Tourism

...more NOVs are anticipated in the coming weeks....

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Monday, September 09, 2019
2020 Candidates Are Pushing To End Private Prisons — But The States They Serve Use Them For Better Inmate Conditions
By Selected News Articles @ 8:16 PM :: 1110 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Law Enforcement

“...Overcrowding, high recidivism rates and skyrocketing costs aren’t solved with politics or posturing...."

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Friday, August 30, 2019
DHHL-HDoT: Joint Statement on Mauna Kea Access Road
By News Release @ 10:39 PM :: 2198 Views :: Hawaii County , DHHL, Greenmail, Higher Education, Law Enforcement, OHA

"...Mauna Kea Access Road is under the control and jurisdiction of DOT...."

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Sunday, August 25, 2019
Loophole On the Way to the Top of Mauna Kea?
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:00 AM :: 2061 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, Law Enforcement, OHA

...Criminal laws are still in force, even as to Hawaiian protesters demonstrating on Hawaiian home lands....

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Hawaii has 18th-lowest juvenile arrest rate in country
By Selected News Articles @ 8:31 PM :: 1075 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement

...Theft and Juvenile Delinquency: Where Are Teens Most Likely to Steal?....

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Thursday, August 15, 2019
Ebbtide Waikiki: Fullard-Leo Family Fights Pimps for Control of Hotel (literally)
By Andrew Walden @ 6:16 PM :: 5613 Views :: Development, Law Enforcement, Police, Tourism, Drugs

...a July 22, 2019 'melee' between members of the Fullard-Leo family and 20 pimps and drug dealers....

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Sunday, August 11, 2019
Soft on Crime – Because of the Money
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:00 AM :: 1300 Views :: Kauai County, Law Enforcement

...The ability to drive a car is a privilege, not a right.... 

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Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Hawaii Attorney General Urges Ban on Firefighting Foam
By News Release @ 11:38 PM :: 1716 Views :: Environment, National News, Law Enforcement

"...contamination is most often associated with military bases, firefighting training centers, civilian airports, and industrial facilities...."

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Thursday, July 25, 2019
HDOT Working with Police to "Address Illegal Actions by Protesters"
By News Release @ 2:09 PM :: 1367 Views :: Higher Education, Law Enforcement, OHA

...HDOT will continue to work with law enforcement to address illegal actions by protestors on neighboring islands to impact the daily lives of commuters on other state roads such as the H-1 Freeway....

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Sunday, July 21, 2019
VIDEO: Crying DOCARE Chief Begs Protesters to Open Road
By Video @ 3:55 AM :: 3704 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, Law Enforcement, OHA, Police

...“I don't wanna be here,” said Kamakau who is the DOCARE Hawai‘i Island Branch Chief....

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Friday, July 19, 2019
Lt Gov Green: Telescope Not Worth 'Damage to Fabric of our Ohana in Hawaii'
By News Release @ 5:37 PM :: 2585 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, Law Enforcement, Military, OHA, Politicians

...In my opinion no single project, not any, is important enough to allow ourselves to damage the fabric of our Ohana in Hawaii....

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Thursday, July 18, 2019
Mauna Kea: Ige Signs Proclamation 'To Prevent Lawless Violence'
By News Release @ 3:18 AM :: 1547 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, Law Enforcement, OHA

...The emergency proclamation gives law enforcement increased flexibility and authority to close more areas and restrict access on Mauna Kea....

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Sunday, July 14, 2019
'Sacrilege': OHA Leadership Predicts Violence at TMT Construction Site
By News Release @ 11:22 PM :: 3356 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, Law Enforcement, OHA, Religion

"...the commencement of construction activities for the TMT will result in bodily harm and psychological trauma to OHA’s beneficiaries and others at the hands of the State...."

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Sunday, July 14, 2019
Mauna Kea: ACLU Lists Grounds for Lawsuits Against Police
By News Release @ 6:59 PM :: 2301 Views :: Hawaii County , Ethics, First Amendment, Law Enforcement, Police

"...corralling of protesters is simply unconstitutional...."

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Tuesday, July 09, 2019
Company was told to stop skydiving before fatal crash; now ordered to vacate
By News Release @ 8:40 PM :: 3427 Views :: Law Enforcement, Tourism

...“If you want to maintain your aircraft there are not a lot of options up there because the state won’t allow it.”...

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Sunday, July 07, 2019
HSTA applauds governor's intent to veto bill on e-cigarettes in schools
By News Release @ 9:15 PM :: 1854 Views :: Education K-12, Health Care, Law Enforcement, Drugs

...SB 1405 calls for confiscation, increased fines for youth....

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Sunday, July 07, 2019
Feds Bust Hawaii-Based Fraudsters
By News Release @ 5:19 AM :: 1371 Views :: Law Enforcement

...Husband and Wife Plead Guilty To Involvement In Multi-Million Dollar Investment Fraud Scheme Based in Hawaii....

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Friday, July 05, 2019
ACLU Claims Prosecutor Retaliated Against Safe House Whistle-blowers
By News Release @ 3:40 PM :: 1733 Views :: Honolulu County, Family, Law Enforcement

...the project lost its funding at the City Council and is set to close in August....

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Thursday, July 04, 2019
'Life, liberty and ... property'
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 6:56 PM :: 1100 Views :: Law Enforcement

...without property rights, many of our other rights or freedoms would be shallower....

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Wednesday, July 03, 2019
Hawaii to Erase Prostitution Convictions After Three Years
By Selected News Articles @ 1:25 PM :: 1024 Views :: Law Enforcement

...Ige said requiring proof of victimization is “unrealistic” due to victims’ fear of retaliation from their former pimps or sex buyers.... 

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Sunday, June 30, 2019
Telescope: DLNR vs KAHEA 'No Sound Cannon'
By News Release @ 3:21 PM :: 2025 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, Law Enforcement, OHA, Police

...The assertion that DOCARE utilized an LRAD in association with protests on Maui’s Haleakala several years ago is completely false....

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Saturday, June 29, 2019
HB748: Hawaii needs civil asset forfeiture reform
By Grassroot Institute @ 2:43 AM :: 1163 Views :: Law Enforcement

...The governor is threatening to veto reform of a police practice that abuses individual rights....

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Friday, June 28, 2019
Owner of Engineering Firm Sentenced To Five Years For Tax Scheme
By News Release @ 3:40 AM :: 1903 Views :: National News, Ethics, Law Enforcement

...Wagdy A. Guirguis was sentenced today to five years in prison for conspiracy to defraud the United States....

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Thursday, June 27, 2019
Meth Bust Nets Retired Guam Police Officer
By News Release @ 7:46 PM :: 1742 Views :: Ethics, Judiciary, Law Enforcement, Drugs

...John Topasna Mantanona aka 'Boom' was arrested today, June 26, 2019, and charged with obstructing justice by endeavoring to influence a juror and conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine hydrochloride....

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Sunday, June 23, 2019
On Board Video Shows 2016 Incident with Skydiving Plane
By Video @ 3:26 AM :: 2707 Views :: Law Enforcement, Tourism

...Skydiver's GoPro video taken from within the cabin records a 2016 incident over Byron, CA involving the same skydiving plane which later crashed at Dillingham Airfield, June 21, 2019, killing 11.... 

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Monday, June 17, 2019
Why is the Hawaii Attorney General too busy to prosecute charter school corruption? 
By Andrew Walden @ 8:42 PM :: 2338 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics, Law Enforcement

...The day after an allegedly corrupt charter school director evaded justice, the AG’s office sent out yet another nationally-themed news release--ironically calling on Congress to do something about … corrupt educational institutions....

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Saturday, June 15, 2019
Feds: Hawaii #2 for White Collar Crime
By Selected News Articles @ 7:29 PM :: 2468 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement

...in Hawaii, 29% of federal criminal convictions are for white collar crime, second only to New Jersey....

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Thursday, June 13, 2019
15 Seconds of Terror--Near Repeat of Sacred Falls Tragedy
By News Release @ 4:03 PM :: 1600 Views :: Law Enforcement, Tourism

...“15-seconds of terror,” is how a trespassing Honolulu hiker describes his near miss with a rock-fall incident at the closed Sacred Falls State Park on King Kamehameha Day....

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Thursday, June 13, 2019
Bill 31 Dead: No Sanctuary City
By Brett Kulbis @ 4:00 PM :: 2971 Views :: Honolulu County, Law Enforcement, Republican Party

...“There really is no support. You’d think that Hawaii would kind of be the center for immigration issues.  But I guess if it’s deemed a ‘sanctuary city,’ that’s not well-received.”....

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Thursday, May 30, 2019
Bipartisan Effort Urging DHS Action on REAL ID for COFA Migrants
By News Release @ 5:22 PM :: 1944 Views :: National News, Congressional Delegation, Law Enforcement

...“When my legislation became law, it should have solved this issue and allowed FAS citizens to obtain REAL ID compliant identification.  However, recent guidance put into place by the Department of Homeland Security has imposed additional burdens on these citizens."  -- Rep. Don Young (R-AK)

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Wednesday, May 29, 2019
No Ethics Conclusion: OK to Solicit State Employees to Support Espinda?
By News Release @ 5:21 AM :: 1493 Views :: Ethics, Law Enforcement

...State Makes No Conclusion On Whether DPS Deputy Director Violated Ethics Code....

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Thursday, May 09, 2019
Grassroot: Bill 89 Unconstitutional
By Grassroot Institute @ 1:48 AM :: 3190 Views :: Honolulu County, Law Enforcement, Small Business, Tourism

...The Hawaii Constitution also has a clause that protects citizens from excessive fines, making it even more likely that someone will challenge the enormous fines associated with this proposal....

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Tuesday, May 07, 2019
The Role and Impact of Law Enforcement in Transporting Individuals with Severe Mental Illness
By News Release @ 9:21 PM :: 2019 Views :: Health Care, Law Enforcement

...Approximately one-third of individuals with severe mental illness have their first contact with mental health treatment through a law enforcement encounter....

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Sunday, May 05, 2019
Corrections Officer charged with felony drug offense
By News Release @ 3:23 AM :: 2613 Views :: Hawaii County , Law Enforcement, Drugs

...the police officer observed drug paraphernalia in plain view and subsequently arrested Espejo....

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Saturday, May 04, 2019
DoH: CBD Products are Illegal, 'Adulterated'
By News Release @ 2:48 AM :: 2161 Views :: Law Enforcement, Drugs

...warning letters have been sent to companies that have targeted vulnerable populations with false advertising....

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