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Monday, November 05, 2018
Mental Health Care: Report Ranks Hawaii at Bottom of States
By News Release @ 1:06 AM :: 584 Views

...67.5 percent of Hawaii youth with major depression don’t get any mental health treatment....

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Monday, November 05, 2018
Mainland Gays: Our Agenda Only Half-Complete in Hawaii
By News Release @ 12:56 AM :: 935 Views :: Family, First Amendment, Hawaii Statistics

...Honolulu gay agenda 48% complete....

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Monday, November 05, 2018
Honolulu Tagged in Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge
By News Release @ 12:33 AM :: 1243 Views :: Honolulu County, Energy, Environment

...Honolulu is accepted into a two-year acceleration program that will provide cities powerful new resources and access to cutting-edge support to help meet or beat their near-term carbon reduction goals....

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Sunday, November 04, 2018
It’s Real Property Because We Said So!
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:00 AM :: 1069 Views :: Maui County, Energy, Taxes

...a case now pending in the Hawaii Supreme Court that may give us some insight on county real property taxes and their limits....

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Saturday, November 03, 2018
UH Manoa Reorganization Would Create Fat Juicy Administrative Positions
By News Release @ 6:35 PM :: 1093 Views :: Higher Education

...a 'provost' and four 'vice-provosts'.....

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Saturday, November 03, 2018
Who Spent What, When, and Where on the Con-Con Referendum
By J. H. Snider Ph.D. @ 5:40 AM :: 917 Views :: Hawaii State Government

...For the most recent period the No Campaign under the name “Preserve Our Hawaii” reported contributions of $665,000 and expenditures of $612,513....

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Friday, November 02, 2018
2018 -- Best Small Cities in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 11:16 PM :: 1140 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...five Hawaii towns ranked among 1,200 in USA.... 

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Friday, November 02, 2018
Hawaii 2nd Highest Down Payment Percentage in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 10:45 PM :: 721 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...LendingTree Ranks Down Payment Affordability by State....

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Friday, November 02, 2018
Cheese: The GMO food die-hard GMO opponents love, but don’t want to label
By Selected News Articles @ 10:34 PM :: 725 Views :: GMOs

...almost all the hard cheeses made in the United States, and in much of the West, use a protein that is made from genetically engineered yeast and bacteria....

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Friday, November 02, 2018
Lawsuit: OHA-Owned Corporations Must Comply With Open Records Laws
By Selected News Articles @ 8:00 PM :: 1982 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Lawsuit filed after denial of a UIPA request for the financial records of Limited Liability Corporations (LLCs) owned and created by the Office of Hawaiian Affairs....

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Friday, November 02, 2018
Lower cost of living to help teachers, everyone
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:50 PM :: 734 Views :: Education K-12, Labor, Cost of Living

...lower state and county taxes, reduce government regulations, allow more housing to be built, update the federal Jones Act and narrow the scope of occupational licensure....

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Friday, November 02, 2018
Haleiwa Shark Tour Boat Busted for Chumming
By News Release @ 4:07 PM :: 565 Views :: Environment, Tourism

...The violation is petty misdemeanor that upon conviction could have fines and jail time....

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Friday, November 02, 2018
​Hawaii DoE: 10% of Students Consider Suicide Each Year
By News Release @ 1:36 AM :: 788 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Drugs

...Hawaii students tried to take their own lives at a higher rate than their peers across the country....

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Friday, November 02, 2018
Oahu: Lack of Wind Threatens Rolling Blackouts
By News Release @ 1:10 AM :: 931 Views :: Energy

...wind generation is down to zero.  Then that pesky Sun thingy went and set on us.  No solar....

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Thursday, November 01, 2018
Why OHA Needs to be More Transparent
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 10:19 PM :: 685 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...the U.S. Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) gave the Office of Hawaiian Affairs a failing grade of ‘F’ for its online financial transparency....

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Thursday, November 01, 2018
Hawaii ACLU: Catholics Must Participate in Assisted Suicide
By News Release @ 7:34 PM :: 989 Views :: First Amendment, Life

...ACLU would like to remind housing and service providers throughout Hawaii that preventing others from killing themselves is illegal and that we are watching....

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Thursday, November 01, 2018
Con-Con: Hawaii’s only hope for term limits
By J. H. Snider Ph.D. @ 4:05 PM :: 897 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, Politicians

...Hawaii has arguably the least competitive state legislative elections among the 50 U.S. states....

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Thursday, November 01, 2018
HR 5026: Streamline Citizenship process for American Samoa US Nationals
By News Release @ 3:45 PM :: 683 Views :: National News, Congressional Delegation

...American Samoa Congresswoman Aumua Amata clarified that U.S. National status will not change....

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Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Who Are OHA's Real Misspenders?
By Video @ 11:39 PM :: 1053 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...OHA Wants You To Watch The Left Hand So You Wonʻt See What The Right Hand Has Been Doing....

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Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Rail: Bill 42 Breaks a Promise
By Grassroot Institute @ 5:22 PM :: 847 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Rail

...Bill 42 break the promise made by the full City Council in 2006 that city funds or bonds would not be used to fund the rail....

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Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Honolulu Development Plan Forum Set for Weds Nov 7
By News Release @ 5:20 PM :: 644 Views :: Honolulu County, Development

...the day after Election Day, maybe nobody will notice....

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Wednesday, October 31, 2018
UH: After Pittsburgh Attack We Must Focus on Trannies
By News Release @ 2:14 AM :: 840 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

...we are perfectly positioned to develop and model the behaviors we hope to see in our society-at-large....those who feel threatened should reach out for help from an appropriate campus office....

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Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Voting Power: Hawaii Ranks 10th
By Selected News Articles @ 2:01 AM :: 608 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Politicians

...2018’s States with the Most and Least Powerful Voters for the Midterms....

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Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Tourist Count up 3.5% --Big Island Drops 14%
By News Release @ 8:09 PM :: 646 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

...visitor spending and arrivals are up sharply everywhere except the Big Island....

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Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Hawaii Electricity Prices to Jump 20% Thanks to New Ship Fuel Requirements
By Selected News Articles @ 7:14 PM :: 1078 Views :: Energy, Cost of Living

...The state depends on mostly low-sulfur fuel oil for about 70 percent of its power. In 2020, though, demand for that fuel is expected to surge, pushing up prices....

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Monday, October 29, 2018
The Cost of Utilities: Hawaii Pays the Most in USA
By News Release @ 8:42 PM :: 964 Views :: Energy, Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...Aloha State utilities cost $730.86 -- $202.90 more than #2 Alaska....

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Monday, October 29, 2018
GOP: Vote 'No' on Bill 42 Rail Ripoff
By Brett Kulbis @ 6:16 PM :: 839 Views :: Rail, Republican Party

...a “blank check” for adding fees and increasing Oahu property taxes for rail construction and operations....

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Monday, October 29, 2018
Feds to Caldwell, Council: We have been very patient with you
By News Release @ 5:56 PM :: 1076 Views :: Rail

...FTA has exercised considerable patience in waiting for the City to identify and implement the method it would use to provide the $44 million, yet the process is still incomplete....

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Monday, October 29, 2018
UH: Bitcoin Causes Global Warming
By News Release @ 3:04 PM :: 724 Views :: Environment, Higher Education

...it alone could produce enough emissions to raise global temperatures by 2°C as soon as 2033....

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Sunday, October 28, 2018
Crooks and Cronies: Who's Cashing in on the 2017-18 OHA Check Register
By Andrew Walden @ 9:34 PM :: 1902 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Hawai’i Free Press has obtained a copy of the Fiscal Year 2017-18 Office of Hawaiian Affairs check register in response to an open records request....

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Sunday, October 28, 2018
Honolulu VA Medical Center Among Worst 30% -- again
By Selected News Articles @ 2:56 PM :: 1543 Views :: Health Care, Military

...their overall statistics are in the bottom 10th percentile of the rating scale for ambulatory care-sensitive conditions, employee satisfaction, primary care new patient wait time, and mental health continuity of care....

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Sunday, October 28, 2018
Take-Aways from the “Con-Am” Argument
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:00 AM :: 793 Views :: Taxes

...a prior Hawaii Supreme Court case, Cieri v. Leticia Query Realty, 80 Haw. 54 (1995), said, “[R]eal estate is, particularly in Hawai`i, both scarce and expensive. As a result, the purchase of real estate or a residence likely is the largest ‘investment’ a person in Hawai`i may make in a lifetime.”....

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Sunday, October 28, 2018
Full Text: HART RFP for Rail P3 Partners
By Andrew Walden @ 1:48 AM :: 835 Views :: Ethics, Rail

...Proposals responding to RFP Part 1 will be accepted up to 2:00 p.m., Hawai‘i Standard Time (HST) on December 21, 2018....

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Saturday, October 27, 2018
Property Tax Impact on Hawaii Business Environment
By Tax Foundation @ 9:57 PM :: 768 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Ranking Property Taxes on the 2019 State Business Tax Climate Index....

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Saturday, October 27, 2018
Danger: City Council to Hold ‘Special Rail Funding’ Meeting Tuesday
By Brett Kulbis @ 4:24 PM :: 727 Views :: Rail, Republican Party

...Contact your City Council member and strongly urge them to vote NO on all these gimmicks....

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Saturday, October 27, 2018
​Ruggles’ Supposed Sovereignty “Expert” Has A Troubling Past
By Selected News Articles @ 3:45 PM :: 1971 Views :: Hawaii County , Ethics, Greenmail, Hawaii History, OHA

...Hero of Holocaust Deniers, Alfred De Zayas....

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Saturday, October 27, 2018
​‘P3′ for rail a budgetary ruse
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:23 PM :: 1361 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Rail

...to duck budgetary limits in the short run and spread their higher costs over the long run....

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Saturday, October 27, 2018
Civil Beat vs Star-Advertiser on the Con-Con Referendum
By J. H. Snider Ph.D. @ 3:16 PM :: 973 Views :: Hawaii State Government

...the Star-Advertiser, which earns most of its revenue from ads, ran six convention related ads—all in opposition—beginning on October 14, 2018....

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Saturday, October 27, 2018
Highest in USA--Hawaii Electric Rates a Burden for Low Income
By Selected News Articles @ 1:18 PM :: 1101 Views :: Energy, Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...How Affordable is Your Electricity? Comparing Electric Rates, Bills, and Burden....

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Saturday, October 27, 2018
The State of Obesity in Hawaii
By News Release @ 1:07 PM :: 782 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...Hawaii's adult obesity rate is currently 23.8%, up from 15.7% in 2000 and from 8.9% in 1990....

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Friday, October 26, 2018
A victory to savor, but core issue remains
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 4:35 PM :: 620 Views :: Education K-12, Taxes

...It’s time to open a real dialogue in our state and work together to find real and lasting solutions for education....

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Friday, October 26, 2018
DoE Touts AP Exam Results
By News Release @ 4:16 PM :: 673 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

...More HIDOE students are both taking and passing Advanced Placement Exams....

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Friday, October 26, 2018
Chemophobia epidemic—Fanning fears about trace chemicals obscures real risks and ‘damages public health’
By Selected News Articles @ 2:10 AM :: 1207 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, GMOs

...Chemophobia may lead to real risks....

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Friday, October 26, 2018
Auditor: Agriculture Department Hides $2.4M from Legislature
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 1:49 AM :: 830 Views :: Ethics, Agriculture

...not reported to the 2018 Legislature as required by Sections 37-47 and 37-52.5, HRS....

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Friday, October 26, 2018
Bat Killing Windfarm Buys Enviro Support for $2.75M
By News Release @ 1:31 AM :: 932 Views :: Energy, Environment, Ethics

...Bat Killing Windfarm partially bankrolls purchase of 2,882 acres of Central Oʻahu forest and fallow lands from Dole Food Company....

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Thursday, October 25, 2018
Finalists named for UH Hilo chancellor
By News Release @ 3:54 PM :: 581 Views :: Higher Education

...The UH Hilo campus and the Hawaiʻi Island community is invited to meet the finalists on the following dates....

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Wednesday, October 24, 2018
OHA Candidate Evicts Kauai Anti-Drug Program
By Video @ 8:52 PM :: 1509 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Ethics, OHA, Politicians, Drugs

…Why You Should Not Vote Bill Aila for OHA….

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Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Bishop Street Lawyer Foolishly Leaves Hawaii, Gets Busted
By News Release @ 6:42 PM :: 1204 Views :: Ethics, Law Enforcement

...On October 16, 2018, a federal grand jury in Portland charged retired attorney Bruce L. Lamon, of Hillsboro, Oregon, with evading $744,000 in personal income taxes....

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Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Laughed out of Court: Criminal Al Hee's Scam Company Loses Again
By News Release @ 12:52 AM :: 2083 Views :: DHHL, National News, Ethics

...Sandwich Isles Communications is not before a Hawaii court.  You can be sure it is not by choice....

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018
How Much Does Over-Regulation Increase Hawaii Housing Costs?
By Selected News Articles @ 7:32 PM :: 1232 Views :: Honolulu County, Development, Hawaii Statistics, Land Use, Cost of Living

...Government and the Cost of Living: Income-Based vs. Cost-Based Approaches to Alleviating Poverty....

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