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Monday, May 07, 2018
Homeless Count Drops 10% Statewide as More are Pressured to Accept Shelter
By News Release @ 10:37 PM :: 705 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Homelessness

...Every county experienced a decrease in homelessness. Kaua‘i County saw the largest decrease at 28.9 percent, O‘ahu saw a 9.4 percent decrease, Hawai‘i County saw an 8.8 percent decrease, and Maui County saw a 2.6 percent decline....

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Monday, May 07, 2018
Rewrite of Hawaii Environmental Rules -- Public Hearings Set
By News Release @ 6:27 PM :: 837 Views :: Environment

... the Environmental Council is conducting nine public hearings from May 21-31 throughout the state on changes to the state Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) rules ....

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Monday, May 07, 2018
Best States for Working Moms -- Hawaii Ranks 24th
By Selected News Articles @ 6:09 PM :: 631 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics

... WalletHub compared state dynamics across 15 key metrics to identify the Best & Worst States for Working Moms ....

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Sunday, May 06, 2018
Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 4:19 PM :: 958 Views :: Family, First Amendment, Life

... May 3 Adjournment Sine Die ....

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Sunday, May 06, 2018
SB2046: Bump Stock Ban on Ige's Desk
By News Release @ 4:05 PM :: 675 Views :: Second Amendment

...SB2046 contains vague language that could criminalize firearm modifications that are commonly done by law-abiding gun owners to make their firearms more suitable for self-defense, competition, hunting, or even overcoming disability....

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Sunday, May 06, 2018
Why the State Audit is Good Medicine for OHA
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 2:26 PM :: 1159 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Myth 1: It doesn't matter how the money was spent, as long as it was spent on Hawaiians....

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Sunday, May 06, 2018
OHA releases report on health of Native Hawaiian women
By News Release @ 2:24 PM :: 787 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, OHA

... Haumea: Transforming the Health of Native Hawaiian Women and Empowering Wāhine Well-Being, a 150-page report ....

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Sunday, May 06, 2018
Letting the Genie Out of the Bottle…for Our Keiki?
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:00 AM :: 876 Views :: Education K-12, Taxes

...The amendment, if approved by the voters, does not define what investment real property is. Nor does it contain any limitations on the taxing power. Almost all the details are left up to the state legislature....

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Saturday, May 05, 2018
Rep McDermott Cancels Endorsement of Carroll for Governor
By Rep Bob McDermott @ 8:53 PM :: 1249 Views :: Republican Party

...Cites involvement of fringe GOP troublemaker Eric Ryan and ongoing defamation of Carroll's rival Andria Tupola and her family....

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Saturday, May 05, 2018
Funds for Treating Individuals with Mental Illness: Is Your State Generous or Stingy?
By News Release @ 3:12 PM :: 729 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...study reveals dramatic eight-fold difference in percentage of state funds allocated to helping mentally ill....

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Saturday, May 05, 2018
Social Capital Index for Hawaii Counties
By Heritage Foundation @ 2:12 PM :: 749 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics

...Everyone Needs a Close Community, but Those Are Fewer and Fewer....

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Saturday, May 05, 2018
Hawaii Towns Ranked for Economic Diversity
By Selected News Articles @ 1:47 PM :: 722 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics

...America’s transformation is more than skin-deep — it’s economic, too....

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Saturday, May 05, 2018
Hawaii: Over 1,500 Rape Kits Tested
By News Release @ 11:30 AM :: 549 Views :: Law Enforcement

...submission of the 1,513 previously untested sexual assault kits to accredited, approved forensic laboratories for DNA testing....

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Saturday, May 05, 2018
Feds Approve Hawaii Air Ambulance deal
By News Release @ 11:20 AM :: 635 Views :: Health Care, Small Business

...FTC Approves Final Order Imposing Conditions on Merger of Air Medical Group Holdings, Inc. and AMR Holdco, Inc....

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Friday, May 04, 2018
Hawaii County Audit Finds Bundles of Cash in Breakroom
By News Release @ 9:06 PM :: 2779 Views :: Hawaii County , Ethics

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Friday, May 04, 2018
Legislators Save Union Bosses from not-yet-written Janus Decision
By Andrew Walden @ 8:39 PM :: 1336 Views :: First Amendment, Labor

...Worried about “maintaining a favorable political and social environment” legislators have approved two bills and one resolution designed to force union members to keep paying dues....

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Friday, May 04, 2018
UHERO: Hawaii set for more growth
By UHERO @ 4:59 PM :: 796 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics

...Tourism has surged again in the first part of 2018, extending one of the longest periods of sustained visitor growth. Construction, while volatile month to month, also remains on a high plateau....

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Friday, May 04, 2018
Southwest Coming to Bust Hawaiian Monopoly
By News Release @ 3:54 PM :: 1101 Views :: Tourism

... Southwest Airlines Intends To Serve Hawaii Nonstop From California Airports In Oakland, San Diego, San Jose, & Sacramento -- and Interisland ....

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Friday, May 04, 2018
VIDEO: Evacuation Ordered As Lava Erupts in Leilani Estates
By Selected News Articles @ 3:11 PM :: 1297 Views :: Hawaii County

...fissure vents have opened in Leilani Estates subdivision in the lower Puna district....

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Friday, May 04, 2018
Was 2018 Hawaii Legislature a success?
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 3:05 PM :: 1039 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Taxes

...Saiki said that after passing last year’s rail tax hike, he feels like “the Legislature can do anything.”....

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Friday, May 04, 2018
Rethinking Hawaii Tourism: Time to Shift from Marketing to Managing Tourism?
By UHERO @ 2:06 AM :: 703 Views :: Tourism

...Even though most respondents still think tourism brings more benefits than costs to our state, the percent of those who think otherwise has been rising for some time....

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Thursday, May 03, 2018
Commonwealth Fund: Hawaii Among Top Health Systems
By News Release @ 6:04 PM :: 698 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...40 measures of access to health care, quality of care, efficiency in care delivery, health outcomes, and income-based health care disparities....

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Thursday, May 03, 2018
Secretive Commissions Determine Who Violates Anti-Discrimination Laws
By Heritage Foundation @ 5:54 PM :: 1206 Views :: Ethics, First Amendment, Judiciary, Law Enforcement

...during oral arguments at the Supreme Court on Dec. 5, 2017, Justices Anthony Kennedy, Stephen Breyer, and Sonia Sotomayor questioned the commission’s hostility....

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Thursday, May 03, 2018
Navigating risk at Hawaii's public pension system
By Grassroot Institute @ 5:43 PM :: 1449 Views :: Hawaii State Government

...$12.9 billion in unfunded liabilities, a huge risk for government employees and all Hawaii families alike....

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Thursday, May 03, 2018
US Citizen or US National: American Samoans in the Military
By News Release @ 11:38 AM :: 639 Views :: Military

...Amata Advises on Army Administrative Memo for US Nationals....

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Thursday, May 03, 2018
Hawaii--Least Expensive Homeowners Insurance in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 3:02 AM :: 791 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...with your savings on insurance, you can afford a larger mortgage....

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Thursday, May 03, 2018
Ige Requests Disaster Declaration for Kauai, Oahu
By News Release @ 2:28 AM :: 666 Views :: Honolulu County, Kauai County, Hawaii State Government

...the floods caused more than $19.7 million in damage....

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Thursday, May 03, 2018
Public Private Partnership for Ala Wai Golf?
By News Release @ 2:02 AM :: 954 Views :: Honolulu County, Tourism

...Request for Proposals for Ala Wai Golf Course Driving Range Awarded to Topgolf Hawai‘i....

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Wednesday, May 02, 2018
GEM$ Launches On-Bill Financing for Solar
By News Release @ 6:39 PM :: 731 Views :: Energy

...money can be transferred directly from your electric bill to needy Silicon Valley billionaires....

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Wednesday, May 02, 2018
Screws are Tightening at OHA
By Video @ 6:33 PM :: 912 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Because The Forensic Audit Is Now Focused On OHA's LLC's....

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Wednesday, May 02, 2018
Hawaii #2 for Distracted Drivers
By Selected News Articles @ 6:21 PM :: 700 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement

...Hawaii cars emanate 7.9 text messages per hour during evening peak rush....

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Wednesday, May 02, 2018
Hawaii is the Worst State for Nurses
By News Release @ 5:48 PM :: 978 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Cost of Living

...51st for Annual Nursing Salary (Adj for Cost of Living)....

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Wednesday, May 02, 2018
Kauhane out at CNHA
By News Release @ 4:58 PM :: 875 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

...CNHA’s Board Officers are actively engaged in the organization’s executive search after current President, Michelle Kauhane, announced her departure in early March....

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Wednesday, May 02, 2018
UH Manoa Researcher Admits Global Warming 'On Hiatus' Since 1998
By News Release @ 3:41 AM :: 1416 Views :: Environment

...a strong connection between sea surface temperature patterns associated with the Global Warming Hiatus phenomenon and changes in cyclone activity over the northwest Pacific....

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Tuesday, May 01, 2018
Final Passage: House, Senate Move Bills
By News Release @ 10:54 PM :: 688 Views :: Hawaii State Government

...The 2018 Legislature will adjourn on Thursday, May 3....

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Tuesday, May 01, 2018
HHS agrees to investigate Hawaii for forcing pregnancy centers, doctors to promote abortion
By News Release @ 2:44 PM :: 1016 Views :: First Amendment, Health Care, Life

...attorneys filed complaint over violations of federal conscience protections....

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Tuesday, May 01, 2018
Election 2018: Keli'i Akina and Colin Moore
By Video @ 4:11 AM :: 702 Views :: Politicians

...Akina and Moore discuss what Hawaii's citizens can expect in the 2018 elections, and how the results matter....

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Tuesday, May 01, 2018
Hawaii Recycling is Polluting China--But No More as of May 1
By News Release @ 12:56 AM :: 913 Views :: Maui County, Environment

...In an effort to clean its environment, China has restricted recyclable commodities and set strict contamination limits. The E-Cycling program cites this shift in the worldwide recycling commodities market for local restrictions....

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Monday, April 30, 2018
The Shame of Hawaii's Congressional Delegation
By Selected News Articles @ 7:35 PM :: 1345 Views :: Democratic Party, Congressional Delegation, Military, Republican Party

...Would the delegation have chastised Obama if he had stuck to his ultimatum and struck Syria after Assad crossed Obama’s infamous “red line in the sand?”....

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Monday, April 30, 2018
Honolulu, Pearl City Among Worst Places to Start a Business
By Selected News Articles @ 7:18 PM :: 791 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

...Pearl City ranks 178th--5th highest--for Labor Costs....

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Monday, April 30, 2018
Con-Con: The People v. Hawaii Supreme Court
By Selected News Articles @ 3:29 PM :: 1264 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii History, Hawaii State Government, Office of Elections

...The Court’s 1997 ruling on the majority required to call a state constitutional convention was a travesty of justice....

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Sunday, April 29, 2018
For OHA Insider Cash Bonanza Comes with Poi Mill
By Andrew Walden @ 9:46 PM :: 1475 Views :: Kauai County, Ethics, OHA

... Kauai poi farmers are appealing to the Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) for financial aid.  Are cash payouts reserved for insiders? ....

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Sunday, April 29, 2018
HB2432: The Tax Office Said So, So It Must Be True!
By Tom Yamachika @ 4:01 AM :: 934 Views :: Taxes, Tourism

...HB 2432, one of the bills actively being considered this session, proposes to hike the “transient occupancy tax,” or TOT, by an as-yet-unspecified amount....

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Saturday, April 28, 2018
Land and Power: Abercrombie, Delacruz Behind Slate of OHA Trustee Candidates
By Andrew Walden @ 8:15 PM :: 1864 Views :: OHA, Politicians

...Federal Recognition advocate Esther Kiaaina and William Aila....

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Saturday, April 28, 2018
Hawaii Electric Utilities Get Prize for Giving Money to Elon Musk
By News Release @ 4:32 PM :: 1009 Views :: Kauai County, Energy

...Largely due to the Tesla solar-plus-storage facility that opened in March 2017, KIUC added 415.3 watts of storage per customer in 2017, more than eight times as much storage as second place honoree Tucson Electric Power....

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Saturday, April 28, 2018
Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in review
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 3:36 PM :: 1076 Views :: Family, Life

...HB2169 Maui County Suicide Prevention Bill heads for floor votes....

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Saturday, April 28, 2018
SB3095: Legislative Pandering to Anti-Pesticide Nuts Will Affect Every Homeowner and Restaurant in Hawaii
By News Release @ 1:56 PM :: 1248 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

...If signed into law, SB3095 will have Hawaii restaurants crawling with cockroaches--this should be almost as good for tourism as the homeless tent cities Hanabusa is planning....

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Saturday, April 28, 2018
Hawaii Trigger Modification Ban Headed to Governor’s Desk
By News Release @ 3:37 AM :: 737 Views :: Second Amendment

...On April 25th, the Hawaii state Senate voted to pass Senate Bill 2046....

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Friday, April 27, 2018
Rep Ward Salutes Korean Peace Initiative on House Floor
By Rep Gene Ward @ 11:41 PM :: 743 Views :: Military

...Kim and South Korean leader Moon Jae In pledged earlier today in Panmunjom to negotiate a treaty to formally end the Korean War and also to remove all nuclear weapons from the Korean Peninsula....

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Friday, April 27, 2018
Let’s restore accountability at the Capitol
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 6:05 PM :: 859 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government

...look at how transparency goes by the wayside at the end of the session....

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