Sunday, June 16, 2019
Hawai'i Free Press

Current Articles | Archives

Thursday, April 25, 2019
20 Gut and Replace, Frankenstein Bills in Conference Committee
By Grassroot Institute @ 8:45 PM :: 1205 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government

...The rampant use of "gut and replace'"and "Frankenstein" bills shows disrespect for the public....

Read More..
Thursday, April 25, 2019
Poll: Ige Among Most Unpopular Governors, Again
By Selected News Articles @ 6:49 PM :: 939 Views :: Politicians

... Approve 47% – Disapprove 36% ....

Read More..
Thursday, April 25, 2019
SCR204: OHA Insiders Exploit Aloha Poke Controversy to Grab Ownership of Hawaiian Culture for Themselves
By Andrew Walden @ 5:30 PM :: 1264 Views :: Ethics, OHA, Small Business

...The plan is the feudal-minded Office of Hawaiian Affairs-OHA will own ‘Aloha’ and you will have to buy aloha from them.  Poke too.  And they are using this to grab control of ‘genetic’ resources as well....

Read More..
Thursday, April 25, 2019
Problem Gambling? Hawaii #2 in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 4:30 AM :: 1020 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement

...2019’s Most Gambling-Addicted States....

Read More..
Thursday, April 25, 2019
HB720: Ige Signs Firearm Reporting Bill
By News Release @ 4:11 AM :: 819 Views :: Second Amendment

...Under the bill, gun owners are required to report lost, stolen or destroyed firearms to the county police department within 24 hours of discovering the loss, theft or destruction of the weapon....

Read More..
Thursday, April 25, 2019
Neighborhood Board Voting Begins
By News Release @ 3:19 AM :: 1566 Views :: Honolulu County

...The election is slated to begin April 26, 2019 and end Friday, May 17, 2019....

Read More..
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Will the Office of Hawaiian Affairs Go Broke?
By Video @ 7:19 PM :: 893 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Who Is Warning That This Could Become A Reality?....

Read More..
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
State of the Air: Hawaii Among the Cleanest
By News Release @ 4:16 PM :: 1050 Views :: Environment, Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...Hawaii Boasts Some of the Best Air Quality in the Nation According to the ‘State of the Air’ 2019 Report....

Read More..
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
DHS Audit: Significant Weaknesses and Deficiencies
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 4:10 AM :: 918 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Health Care

...auditors from KMH LLP reported one significant deficiency in internal control over financial reporting and 14 material weaknesses and three significant deficiencies in internal control over compliance....

Read More..
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Legislature Votes to Fund Suicide Prevention
By News Release @ 10:53 PM :: 816 Views :: Education K-12, Health Care

...Task force statistics reveal youth, especially on neighbor islands, most at risk....

Read More..
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Will Trump waive the Jones Act for Domestic LNG shipments?
By Michael Hansen @ 10:33 PM :: 1241 Views :: Energy, Jones Act

...the President is considering a 10-year waiver of the Jones Act for the domestic transportation of liquefied natural gas (LNG)....

Read More..
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Waimea and Hanapepe Property Owners to be Forced to Buy Flood Insurance?
By News Release @ 10:18 PM :: 1027 Views :: Kauai County

...FEMA has determined the Waimea and Hanapepe levees on Kaua‘i do not provide a high level of protection and are to be de-accredited....

Read More..
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Full Text: Espinda Promises No Retaliation Against PSD Dissidents
By Selected News Articles @ 4:57 AM :: 1121 Views :: Ethics, Law Enforcement

...Recent fatal shootings involving PSD employees and a riot/disturbance at the Maui Community Correctional Center (MCCC) have brought the Department front and center attention....

Read More..
Monday, April 22, 2019
Hawaii's Best & Worst Small Cities to Start a Business
By Selected News Articles @ 5:22 PM :: 1161 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

...Hilo and Kahului are the places to be....

Read More..
Monday, April 22, 2019
Ira Einhorn, Earth Day's Dirty Secret
By Selected News Articles @ 12:38 AM :: 47412 Views :: Environment

Ira Einhorn, Master of Ceremonies, Earth Day Rally on Belmont Plateau in Fairmount Park, Phila, PA, Apr. 22, 1970.

Read More..
Monday, April 22, 2019
Crichton: Environmentalism is a religion
By Selected News Articles @ 12:37 AM :: 79068 Views :: Environment, Religion

There's an initial Eden, a paradise, a state of grace and unity with nature, there's a fall from grace into a state of pollution as a result of eating from the tree of knowledge....

Read More..
Sunday, April 21, 2019
Financial and Compliance Audit of the Department of Education
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 4:53 PM :: 974 Views :: Education K-12

...one significant deficiency in internal control over financial reporting ... two significant deficiencies in internal control over compliance....

Read More..
Sunday, April 21, 2019
HIDOE Achieves Success with Job Order Contracting
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:00 AM :: 936 Views :: Education K-12

...they just make a list of the projects and call them “deferred maintenance”....

Read More..
Saturday, April 20, 2019
OHA's Crabbe out of the Bucket?
By Andrew Walden @ 10:49 PM :: 2500 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...his contract expires this summer....

Read More..
Friday, April 19, 2019
Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 11:11 PM :: 1101 Views :: Family, Life, Drugs

...Most of the suicide bills we have been tracking are in conference committee....

Read More..
Friday, April 19, 2019
Are Hawaii officials paid too much or too little?
By Grassroot Institute @ 9:19 PM :: 1402 Views :: Maui County, Ethics, Hawaii Statistics

...Steve Frates, a Pepperdine University professor and president of the Center for Government Analysis, discusses how the salaries of Hawaii officials compare with officials across the nation....

Read More..
Friday, April 19, 2019
Audits, subpoenas and more: What's next for Honolulu Rail?
By Grassroot Institute @ 9:09 PM :: 1241 Views :: Rail

...panel discussion Friday, May 3, sponsored by Grassroot Institute of Hawaii... with Councilmember Heidi Tsuneyoshi and rail critics Randall Roth, University of Hawaii professor emeritus of law, and Panos Prevedouros, chairman of the UH civil and environmental engineering department....

Read More..
Friday, April 19, 2019
Hawaii residents voting with their feet
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 9:05 PM :: 937 Views

...For the fourth year in a row, the state’s economic policies have left us languishing in the bottom 10. And we have lost almost 52,000 residents over the past 10 years....

Read More..
Friday, April 19, 2019
80% of Oahu Residents Don't Have REAL ID
By News Release @ 3:07 AM :: 1482 Views :: Honolulu County

...So far, more than 190,000 O‘ahu residents have gotten the REAL ID-compliant driver license or state ID since they became available in January 2018....

Read More..
Friday, April 19, 2019
Hawaii's Good Friday Holiday - What's Up With That?
By Robert Thomas @ 12:01 AM :: 16548 Views :: Hawaii History, Labor, Religion

If you ask how "a religious holiday observed primarily by Christians commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death at Calvary" squares with the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment, let us explain ....

Read More..
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Hawaii Senate to Vote on Anti-Gun Bills
By News Release @ 9:05 PM :: 1119 Views :: Second Amendment

...After receiving a notice of disagreement for the House amendments to both Senate Bill 600 and Senate Bill 1466, the conference committee has met and agreed to the House amendments for both bills....

Read More..
Thursday, April 18, 2019
HDOT Launches Accelerated Hiring System
By News Release @ 10:39 AM :: 1079 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Labor

...“We’re excited to be able to use the Wiki Wiki Hire process to fill our engineering vacancies and are committed to using these available resources to get qualified workers into positions within one to two weeks.”....

Read More..
Thursday, April 18, 2019
State Launches Aquaculture Accelerator
By News Release @ 10:00 AM :: 1018 Views :: Small Business, Tax Credits

...The accelerator will be based at NELHA’s Hawai‘i Ocean Science and Technology Park in Kailua-Kona on Hawai‘i ‘i Island and is expected to start its first cohort in the fall of 2019....

Read More..
Thursday, April 18, 2019
$17 Minimum Wage Cost $1.456 Billion per year
By News Release @ 4:19 AM :: 1436 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Small Business

...If the average pay hike is $3.50/hr for 208K workers, a $17 minimum would cost $5.6M per 8 hour shift--$28M per 40 hr week--$1.456B per year....

Read More..
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Kids Oral Health--Hawaii Ranks Dead Last
By Selected News Articles @ 4:07 AM :: 1213 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...this is the price Hawaii pays for pandering to anti-fluoridation nuts....

Read More..
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
DLNR: Another Step Towards State-Run Carbon Credit Scheme
By News Release @ 10:48 PM :: 1481 Views :: Hawaii County , Energy, Environment

...Certifying the project under Verra’s VCS, which includes the verification and validation of the project by independent auditors, enables DOFAW to generate certified carbon credits that it, in turn, can sell to interested buyers, brokers, traders, or retailers....

Read More..
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Candidates Hirono, Case, Gabbard Refused to Release their Tax Returns
By Andrew Walden @ 10:19 PM :: 1960 Views :: Ethics, Congressional Delegation

...A spokeswoman for Hirono implied that financial disclosures that the congresswoman is already required to submit are sufficient....

Read More..
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Lahaina Injection Wells: EPA won't regulate pollution that moves through groundwater
By Selected News Articles @ 5:14 PM :: 1383 Views :: Maui County, Environment

...the memo contradicts arguments EPA and the Department of Justice made on the same case three years ago....

Read More..
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Auditor: AG's Child Support Fund Still Running Deficit
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 9:07 PM :: 1598 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Law Enforcement

...CSEA disbursed amounts received without knowing whether the non-custodial parent had sufficient funds at the bank....

Read More..
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Is lack of funding the real problem in the Department of Education?
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 8:54 PM :: 1649 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics, Taxes

...UIPA Request: DoE Refusing to Release Check Register....

Read More..
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Tax Foundation Hawaii: Motion for Reconsideration Rips Rail-Skim Decision
By Tax Foundation @ 6:02 PM :: 1602 Views :: Taxes

...This is harsh criticism, but it is well-founded....

Read More..
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
The Unintended Hazards Of Red-Light Cameras
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 5:40 PM :: 1394 Views :: Law Enforcement

...In some locales it generates more crashes as many motorists make early and sudden stops at the onset of the yellow light....

Read More..
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Why Farm?
By Joni Kamiya @ 5:36 PM :: 1634 Views :: Agriculture, Small Business

...Wouldn’t be wonderful if a wealthy non-profit volunteered to pay for all the regulations they demand?....

Read More..
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Ethics: DOBOR Kauai Employee Quickly Begins Taking Stuff
By News Release @ 3:35 PM :: 1749 Views :: Ethics

...requiring Respondent Kelekoma to pay an administrative penalty of $4,500 to the State of Hawaii, and referring this matter to DLNR for further action as appropriate....

Read More..
Monday, April 15, 2019
Rich States, Poor States: Hawaii Ranks 45th
By News Release @ 3:22 PM :: 1746 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Taxes

...Try out the “adjust performance” feature.  You can abolish the GE Tax and cut other taxes, eliminate public employees, enact a right to work law, raise or lower the minimum wage, and see how each move affects Hawaii’s economic performance....

Read More..
Monday, April 15, 2019
Senate: OHA Must Complete Audit of LLCs
By News Release @ 2:22 PM :: 1694 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...in response to concerns that there was no systematic review of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs' procurement processes, limited liability companies, or loans....

Read More..
Sunday, April 14, 2019
Unlucky and Unclean: How Not to Steal House 13
By Andrew Walden @ 10:23 PM :: 2705 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Ethics, Agriculture

...With legal representation from Neil Abercrombie’s former Attorney General David Louie, former penny stock tout Jeffrey Dunster tried to use a bag full of receipts to claim ownership of a house known as ‘13’.  It didn't work....

Read More..
Sunday, April 14, 2019
Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted April 14, 2019
By Selected News Articles @ 8:50 PM :: 1357 Views :: Congressional Delegation

... weekly update from GovTrack.us ....

Read More..
Sunday, April 14, 2019
Ethics: How Interest Group Can Plant its own People on State Payroll to Solicit Money
By News Release @ 6:19 PM :: 1433 Views :: Ethics, Greenmail

...and its all legal....

Read More..
Sunday, April 14, 2019
Hawaii Smallest Firearms Industry in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 4:38 PM :: 1555 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Second Amendment, Small Business

...2019’s States Most Dependent on the Gun Industry....

Read More..
Sunday, April 14, 2019
Blankety Blank
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:00 AM :: 1321 Views :: Taxes

...No, that isn’t a cuss word. It’s just the facts, ma’am....

Read More..
Sunday, April 14, 2019
Special Election: Waters Beats Ozawa by 1,004 Votes 
By Andrew Walden @ 2:16 AM :: 2203 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Rail

...Even as the Honolulu Rail project collapses around Mayor Caldwell’s ears, the election result gives a pro-Caldwell faction the majority on the council.  This contradiction is due to the failure of anti-rail politicians to separate themselves from criminals....

Read More..
Saturday, April 13, 2019
30 Years Late: DoE Discovers IDIQ -- ‘Job Order Contracting
By News Release @ 5:54 PM :: 1715 Views :: Education K-12

...HIDOE completing school roof repairs more quickly under 'new' contracting method....

Read More..
Saturday, April 13, 2019
Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 5:47 PM :: 1517 Views :: Family, First Amendment, Life, Religion

...Upcoming Legislative Deadlines....

Read More..
Saturday, April 13, 2019
JSC Seeks Nominees for Maui Circuit Court
By News Release @ 3:12 PM :: 2226 Views :: Maui County, Judiciary

...The Judicial Selection Commission is accepting applications and nominations to fill the following anticipated judicial vacancy....

Read More..
Page 5 of 383First   Previous   1  2  3  4  [5]  6  7  8  9  10  Next   Last   
Links

TEXT "follow HawaiiFreePress" to 40404

Register to Vote

2aHawaii

808 Silent Majority

808 State Update AM940

ABCDEFG Blog

ACA Signups Hawaii

ACCE

Affordable Hawaii Coalition

ALEC

Alliance Defending Freedom

Aloha Conservative Alliance

Aloha Life Advocates

Aloha Pregnancy Care Center

American Council of Trustees and Alumni

American Mothers of Hawaii

AMVETS-Hawaii

AntiPlanner

Antonio Gramsci Reading List

A Place for Women in Waipio

Audit The Rail

Ballotpedia Hawaii

Better Hawaii 

Blaisdell Memorial Project

Broken Trust

CAFR Hawaii

Castaway Conservative

Children's Alliance Hawaii

Children's Rights Institute

Christian Homeschoolers of Hawaii

Citizens for Recall

Cliff Slater's Second Opinion

Coffee Break

Conservative Forum for Hawaii

CSIS Pacific Forum

DAR Hawaii

DeedySupport.com

DVids Hawaii

E Hana Kakou Kelii Akina

E Māua Ola i Moku o Keawe

Farmers For Choice Hawaii

FIRE

Fix Oahu!

Follow the Money Hawaii

Frank in Hawaii

Front Page Magazine

Frontline: The Fixers

Genetic Literacy Project

Get Off Your Butts!

God, Freedom, America

Grassroot Institute

Habele.org

Hawaii Aganst Assisted Suicide

Hawaii Aquarium Fish Report

Hawaii Aviation Preservation Society

Hawaii Catholic TV

Hawaii Christian Coalition

Hawaii Cigar Association

Hawaii Coalition Against Legalized Gambling

Hawaii ConCon Info

Hawaii Credit Union Watch

Hawaii Crime Victims' Rights

Hawaii Crop Improvement Association

Hawaii Debt Clock

Hawaii Defending Marriage

Hawaii Defense Foundation

Hawaii Families for Educational Choice

Hawaii Family Advocates

Hawaii Family Forum

Hawaii Farmers and Ranchers United

Hawaii Farmer's Daughter

Hawaii Federalist Society

Hawaii Federation of Republican Women

Hawaii Firearm Community

Hawaii Fishermen's Alliance

Hawaii Future Project

Hawaii Gathering of Eagles

Hawaii History Blog

Hawaii Homeschool Association

Hawaii Jihadi Trial

Hawaii March for Life

Hawaii Meth Project

Hawaii's Partnership for Appropriate & Compassionate Care

Hawaii Public Charter School Network

Hawaii Rifle Association

Hawaii Right to Life -- Big Island

Hawaii Right to Life -- Oahu

Hawaii Shield Law Coalition

Hawaii Shippers Council

Hawaii Smokers Alliance

Hawaii State Data Lab

Hawaii Together

Heritage Foundation

HI Coalition Against Legalized Gambling

HIEC.Coop 

HiFiCo

Hiram Fong Papers

Homeschool Legal Defense Hawaii

Honolulu Homeless Crisis

Honolulu Navy League

Honolulu Traffic

Horns of Jericho Blog

House Minority Blog

House Republican Caucus YouTube

HPACC

Hump Day Report

I Vote Hawaii

If Hawaii News

Inouye-Kwock, NYT 1992

Inside the Nature Conservancy

Inverse Condemnation

Investigative Project on Terrorism

Iowa Meets Maui

Jackson v Abercrombie

Jihad Watch

Judgepedia Hawaii

July 4 in Hawaii

Kahle v New Hope

Kakaako Cares

Kau TEA Party

Kauai Co GOP

Keep Hawaii's Heroes

KeyWiki

Land and Power in Hawaii

Legislative Committee Analysis Tool

Lessons in Firearm Education

Lingle Years

Malulani Foundation

Managed Care Matters -- Hawaii

Malama Pregnancy Center of Maui

Mauna Kea Recreational Users Group

MentalIllnessPolicy.org

Middle East Forum--The Legal Project

Mililani Conservatives for Change

Military Home Educators' Network Oahu

Missile Defense Advocacy

MIS Veterans Hawaii

Muslim Brotherhood in America

NAMI Hawaii

NARTH

Natatorium.org

National Christian Foundation Hawaii

National Parents Org Hawaii

National Wind Watch

New Zeal

NFIB Hawaii News

No GMO Means No Aloha

Northwest Economic Policy Seminar

Not Dead Yet, Hawaii

Now What I Really Think

NRA-ILA Hawaii

Oahu Alternative Transport

ObamaCare Abortion Hawaii

Obookiah

OHA Lies

Opt Out Today

OurFutureHawaii.com

Pacific Aviation Museum

Patients Rights Council Hawaii

PEACE Hawaii

People vs Machine

Pritchett Cartoons 

Pro-GMO Hawaii

P.U.E.O.

RailRipoff.com

Rental by Owner Awareness Assn

Republican Party -- Hawaii State

Research Institute for Hawaii USA

Rick Hamada Show

RJ Rummel

Robotics Organizing Committee

Salvage The Rail

Save the Plastic Bag

School Choice in Hawaii

SenatorFong.com

SIFE Remington

SIFE W. Oahu 

Sink the Jones Act

Smart About Marijuana--Hawaii

St Marianne Cope

State Budget Solutions Hawaii

State Policy Network

Statehood for Guam

Tax Foundation of Hawaii

The Harriet Tubman Agenda

The Long War Journal

The Real Hanabusa

Time Out Honolulu

Truth About Trade & Technology - Hawaii

UCC Truths

Union Members Know Your Rights

US Tax Foundation Hawaii Info

Valor in the Pacific

VAREP Honolulu

Waagey.org

West Maui Taxpayers Association

What Natalie Thinks

Whole Life Hawaii

Yes2TMT