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Sunday, December 08, 2019
Let’s Not Tax Transportation
By Tom Yamachika @ 4:00 AM :: 779 Views :: Taxes

...the landscape here is filled with complexity and disparities between transportation industries....

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Saturday, December 07, 2019
Naming Names: Meet the Political Insiders Behind Eviction of Barbers Point Air Museum
By Selected News Articles @ 6:28 PM :: 3322 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii History, Military

...sometimes you wonder who edits articles in the newspaper....

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Saturday, December 07, 2019
Forgotten Honouliuli: Jack Burns, Police Spy
By Andrew Walden @ 12:01 AM :: 21643 Views :: Democratic Party, Hawaii History, Military, Police

“It was (his) work as as head of the HPD’s Espionage Bureau that lay the foundation for Burns’ later political success in Hawaii.”  

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Friday, December 06, 2019
OIP: OHA’s PIG is a Dead Duck
By Andrew Walden @ 11:58 PM :: 2056 Views :: Ethics, First Amendment, OHA

...Responding to questions about OHA Trustee Chair Colette Machado’s imaginary “OIP Opinion”....

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Friday, December 06, 2019
OHA offering $250,000 in grants to nonprofits
By News Release @ 11:35 PM :: 829 Views :: OHA

...one-year grant awards for projects that benefit the Native Hawaiian community and align with the agency’s broad strategic priority areas....

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Friday, December 06, 2019
Two Judicial Vacancies on Maui
By News Release @ 7:17 PM :: 918 Views :: Maui County, Judiciary

...District Family Judge, Second Circuit and District Judge, District Court of the Second Circuit....

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Friday, December 06, 2019
Liberate Hawaii Homebuilding
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 5:28 PM :: 1217 Views :: Development, Land Use, Cost of Living

...smaller steps that could lead to big results....

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Friday, December 06, 2019
Finalists for William S. Richardson School of Law dean announced
By News Release @ 5:05 PM :: 1108 Views :: Higher Education

...Robert Chang, Camille Nelson and Anthony Niedwiecki....

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Friday, December 06, 2019
This Week on Mauna Kea: 436 Tickets, 2 Arrests
By News Release @ 9:53 AM :: 1026 Views :: Hawaii County , Police

...The combined total of the 16-week long Daniel K. Inouye Highway enhanced traffic enforcement efforts by the Hawaiʻi Police Department stands at 7677 citations issued and 71 persons arrested for 132 offenses....

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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 :: 1158 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
Honolulu Ethics Commission Presents Strategic Plan
By News Release @ 8:58 PM :: 910 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics

...This is the Commission’s first such plan and the culmination of three years of public meeting discussions, development and drafting, and outreach to stakeholders.... 

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Thursday, December 05, 2019
Hawaii: 91 Hour Work Week to Live Comfortably
By Selected News Articles @ 5:58 PM :: 1360 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...Hawaii is the single most difficult state for workers to get ahead, requiring $96.1K to enjoy a comfortable life and 91-hour workweeks to get there....

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Thursday, December 05, 2019
Hawaii Ranks Among Least Protection Against Elder Abuse
By Selected News Articles @ 5:44 PM :: 1231 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Law Enforcement, Life

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

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Thursday, December 05, 2019
America's Health Rankings: Hawaii 3rd-Healthiest State
By News Release @ 5:30 PM :: 990 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...America's Health Ranking's 2019 Hawaii Report....

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Thursday, December 05, 2019
Hawaii Owed $17M due to COFA Undercount?
By News Release @ 10:14 AM :: 855 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Hawaii State Government

...Census error in Hawaii to result in $12M compact funding loss for Guam....

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Thursday, December 05, 2019
Ige Appoints Craig Hirai Director of Budget and Finance
By News Release @ 10:00 AM :: 899 Views :: Hawaii State Government

...Hirai has served as executive director of the Hawai‘i Housing Finance & Development Corporation (HHFDC), State of Hawai‘i since 2013....

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Wednesday, December 04, 2019
Red Flags: An Analysis of the Independent Audit of OHA and its LLCs
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 11:50 PM :: 1949 Views :: OHA

“...People ask why I care so much about auditing OHA. It's because there are Hawaiians who need housing, jobs, education, and healthcare...." 

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Wednesday, December 04, 2019
OHA Admits LLC Audit "observed indicators of potential fraud"
By News Release @ 11:05 PM :: 1112 Views :: Ethics, OHA

"...As the sample was judgmentally selected, it is inappropriate to extrapolate sample results across all OHA contracts and disbursements during the review period...." -- OHA

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Wednesday, December 04, 2019
Yet Another Campaign for HSTA Pay Hikes
By News Release @ 4:18 AM :: 1150 Views :: Education K-12, Labor

...Just 7 months after HSTA's last contract reopener....

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Tuesday, December 03, 2019
Common Cause: Vote by Mail 'Will be a Disaster'
By News Release @ 4:52 PM :: 1063 Views :: Office of Elections

...A mere 8 Voter Services Centers statewide to handle a comprehensive change to our voting system is destined to bring Primary Day and  Election Day to its knees....

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Monday, December 02, 2019
How to Defraud the DoD--GAO Publishes Handy Guide
By News Release @ 9:15 PM :: 1079 Views :: Ethics, Military

...If you're having trouble jumping on the gravy train, be sure to check out these cartoon-illustrations in the Full Report for a how-to guide....

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Monday, December 02, 2019
UH Manoa 4-Year Graduation Rate Hits 36%
By News Release @ 5:06 PM :: 962 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...Thirty-six-point-six percent of UH Mānoa students who enrolled in fall 2015 graduated in four years, which is more than double the 17.5 percent of students who enrolled in fall 2006.... 

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Monday, December 02, 2019
GAO: Ala Wai Flood Risk Estimates--More Transparency Required
By News Release @ 1:33 AM :: 1326 Views :: Honolulu County, Military, Tourism

...only one study in eight considered the limitations of the computer model used in a flood damage analysis....

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Monday, December 02, 2019
GAO Report: Navy Plan to Upgrade Pearl Harbor Shipyard Falls Short
By News Release @ 1:05 AM :: 886 Views :: Military

...the preliminary plan’s cost estimate is likely understated by billions of dollars. It is missing key elements such as adjustments for inflation, environmental remediation, and utility upgrades....

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Sunday, December 01, 2019
TANF: $281M Federal Money We Haven’t Spent
By Tom Yamachika @ 4:00 AM :: 1069 Views :: Hawaii State Government

...our state is underutilizing this money on a consistent, year-to-year basis....

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Saturday, November 30, 2019
OHA Seeks Volunteer Board Manager to Oversee LLC
By News Release @ 8:53 PM :: 1088 Views :: Ethics, OHA

... will be one of a board of three appointed managers, is expected to direct and oversee the Chief Operating Officer (“COO”) of Hi`ilei Aloha LLC ....

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Saturday, November 30, 2019
OHA Policy Should Not Discourage Trustees from Speaking Out
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 8:35 PM :: 1222 Views :: Ethics, First Amendment, OHA

...On November 12, the editors of the Honolulu Star-Advertiser urged OHA to scrap its 'one voice’ policy....

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Saturday, November 30, 2019
Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted November 30, 2019
By Selected News Articles @ 8:26 PM :: 981 Views :: Congressional Delegation

... From GovTrack.us ....

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Saturday, November 30, 2019
Another Week on Mauna Kea: 329 Tickets, 3 Arrests
By News Release @ 5:58 PM :: 1067 Views :: Hawaii County , Police

...The combined total of the 15-week long Daniel K. Inouye Highway enhanced traffic enforcement efforts by the Hawaiʻi Police Department stands at 7,241 citations issued and 69 persons arrested for 130 offenses....  

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Saturday, November 30, 2019
Auditor: City Still not Collecting Property Taxes from Commercial Lessees of Government Land
By News Release @ 4:47 PM :: 1320 Views :: Honolulu County, DHHL, Taxes

...According to BFS, since 2013, the state has not upheld its commitment to provide annual worksheets and timely information to the city....

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Saturday, November 30, 2019
City Conducting 2019 Online National Community Survey for Oahu Residents
By News Release @ 2:58 PM :: 858 Views :: Honolulu County

...Online Survey Period: November 25, 2019 through December 31, 2019....

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Friday, November 29, 2019
Barbers Point Air Museum: A Tale of an Eviction
By Selected News Articles @ 4:45 PM :: 1888 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii History, Hawaii State Government, Military

...“Where are they going to dispose of the planes, at Waimanalo Gulch?”....

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Friday, November 29, 2019
Public Hearing: Unlimited Right for DoH to Stall Permits
By News Release @ 3:53 PM :: 1477 Views :: Energy, Environment, Military, Small Business

... The proposed amendment removes the limitation on the amount of time the department has to take action on a complete application for an Underground Storage Tank (UST) system permit and removes the automatic approval of a permit when that time limit is exceeded ....

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Thursday, November 28, 2019
Thankful for you
By Grassroot Institute @ 5:30 PM :: 773 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...It is a tribute to the people of Hawaii that our state is consistently rated as the happiest in the country....

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Thursday, November 28, 2019
OHA: Who Pulled a Fast One While No One's Looking?
By Video @ 3:29 PM :: 2069 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...OHA Trustees Latest Sneaky Move Is Another Blow To Transparency....

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Thursday, November 28, 2019
The hidden story of the third Thanksgiving: 1623--giving thanks for freedom
By Selected News Articles @ 12:01 AM :: 22246 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 27, 2019
Hawaii, Guam, NMI Reps: COFA Costs Should be Part of Renegotiation
By Ed Case @ 11:19 PM :: 1100 Views :: Congressional Delegation

"Without corresponding increases of guaranteed federal assistance to fully reimburse our jurisdictions being included as part and parcel of the Congressional Compact extension approval process, we will find it difficult to support Compact renewal.”

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Wednesday, November 27, 2019
OIP: OHA PIG Opinion ‘Does not Exist’
By Andrew Walden @ 2:57 PM :: 1189 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...OIP says an alleged OIP Opinion-- cited by OHA Trustee Chair Colette Machado as a rationale for a continued investigation of Trustee Keli'i Akina-- does not exist....

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Former police officer pleads guilty to attempted unlawful sexual enticement of a 13-year-old boy
By News Release @ 9:42 PM :: 1270 Views :: Honolulu County, Police

... retired HPD officer James Dean Kalani Goeas, 63, of Waipahu, Hawaii, pleaded guilty today in federal court (but he won't lose his pension) ....

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019
How State Reform Efforts Are Transforming Juvenile Justice
By Selected News Articles @ 3:46 PM :: 1119 Views :: Family, Law Enforcement

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

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019
VIDEO: Keli'i Akina and Augie Tulba Talk Story 
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 3:17 PM :: 897 Views :: Politicians

...in a personal and up-close interview, Augie Tulba talks with Keli'i Akina about his life experiences, values and new directions....

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Barbers Point Air Museum: State Seeks Contractor to Destroy Historic Airplanes
By Selected News Articles @ 2:04 AM :: 3079 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii History, Military

...the Airports Division said that if the planes were not taken off the lot, that they would move ahead to dispose of them.  Just in the last couple of days, the State Procurement Office started sending out documents to effectuate that....

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Monday, November 25, 2019
Public Invited to a Washington Place Christmas
By News Release @ 9:14 PM :: 761 Views :: Hawaii History

...Gov. David Ige and first lady Dawn Amano-Ige, together with the Washington Place Foundation, are inviting the public to a special Christmas Open House from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, December 20....

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Monday, November 25, 2019
Petition: Save Naval Air Museum Barbers Point
By News Release @ 1:11 AM :: 1244 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

...we are seeking legal counsel for protection and defense against this wrongful eviction....

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Sunday, November 24, 2019
Honolulu Population Loss 2% Since 2010
By Selected News Articles @ 5:30 PM :: 1123 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics

...Honolulu, Hawaii, had a net population loss from migration of 19,098 between 2010 and 2018 — 2.0% of the metro’s 2010 population of 953,207....

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Sunday, November 24, 2019
Wealth Is a Sin?
By Tom Yamachika @ 4:00 AM :: 1400 Views :: Democratic Party, Small Business, Taxes

...spurred by the announced plans of Democratic presidential candidates Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders to enact a tax on wealth....

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Saturday, November 23, 2019
An Interesting Agreement
By Selected News Articles @ 10:43 PM :: 1528 Views :: Maui County, Agriculture, OHA

...On an idle Wednesday this last week, a thunderclap of a bulletin came across the 5:00 p.m. local news....

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Saturday, November 23, 2019
With All Eyes on Mauna Kea, OHA Hands Danner Big Bag of Money
By News Release @ 6:31 PM :: 1788 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...OHA announced today the selection of the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement (CNHA) to administer a $1.66-million grant to provide emergency financial assistance to low-income Native Hawaiians statewide....

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Saturday, November 23, 2019
Maui Windfarm: BLNR Approves Plan to Kill 345% More Bats, 147% More Nene
By News Release @ 5:27 PM :: 1533 Views :: Maui County, Energy, Environment

...Kaheawa Wind Power II increases incidental take for the Hawaiian hoary bat from 11 to 38 adults (345% increase), and for the Hawaiian goose from 30 to 44 adults (147% increase) during the remaining 20-year permit....

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Saturday, November 23, 2019
Two Jailed in Hawaii Tax Fraud Scam
By News Release @ 3:19 AM :: 1400 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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