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Sunday, April 21, 2019
April 21, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:59 PM :: 204 Views
  1. OHA's Crabbe out of the Bucket?
  2. HIDOE Achieves Success with Job Order Contracting
  3. Financial and Compliance Audit of the Department of Education
  4. Organizer asks supporters to re-sign Keith Kaneshiro petition
  5. Ozawa Loses: Pro-development forces flex muscle in Hawaii politics
  6. Bills Down to the Wire: Last Week for the Legislature
  7. HB673: Police to be allowed to smoke Marijuana—Potheads to be hired as Ambulance Drivers
  8. Political Correctness: Kahana homeowners defaulting on state loans
  9. Big Island Mass Transit mismanagement could hurt entire state’s federal funding
  10. What makes Tulsi Gabbard run? Maybe it’s about the perks
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Saturday, April 20, 2019
April 20, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:55 PM :: 651 Views
  1. Audits, subpoenas and more: What's next for Honolulu Rail?
  2. Are Hawaii officials paid too much or too little?
  3. Hawaii residents voting with their feet
  4. Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
  5. Kealoha Lawyer Flees to Canada, Again Delays Grandmother Deposition
  6. 1980s Honolulu Developer Busted in Ponzi Scheme
  7. Some homeless play the charity cycle
  8. University of Hawaii to hold 2nd round of public hearings on proposed rules for Mauna Kea
  9. The state wants to redevelop the Ala Wai Boat Harbor. That’s got boaters worried
  10. Honolulu City Council OKs $70 annual tax break for Oahu homeowners
  11. Public Utilities Commission approves $12.1M MECO rate hike
  12. Self-Dealing Leads to Another delay for Hawaii Co building permits
  13. Snorkel Rentals Kill
  14. Soft on Crime: Hawaii Criminal Kills Girl in Ohio
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Friday, April 19, 2019
April 19, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:30 PM :: 842 Views
  1. Hawaii's Good Friday Holiday - What's Up With That?
  2. Hawaii Senate to Vote on Anti-Gun Bills
  3. 80% of Oahu Residents Don't Have REAL ID
  4. HPD investigating reported kidnapping of attorney tied to Kealoha probe   
  5. Honolulu rail authority now plans to open Middle Street segment in late 2023
  6. Water officials mull options as session wanes
  7. Ige Assures Caldwell Of Ala Wai Flood Control Financing Plan
  8. Hollywood Movie Moguls Want More of our Money—But Won’t Tell us Who is Getting it
  9. Unlikely Allies United to Oppose a Carbon Tax
  10. Kauai has only One Homeless Shelter—19 Beds
  11. Kihei: DoE has a Plan to Build … an Administration Building
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Thursday, April 18, 2019
April 18, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:39 PM :: 515 Views
  1. Candidates Hirono, Case, Gabbard Refused to Release their Tax Returns
  2. DLNR: Another Step Towards State-Run Carbon Credit Scheme
  3. Kids Oral Health--Hawaii Ranks Dead Last
  4. $17 Minimum Wage Cost $1.456 Billion per year
  5. HDOT Launches Accelerated Hiring System
  6. State Launches Aquaculture Accelerator 
  7. Ige: Failure of Water Bill will Kill Agriculture
  8. State revokes convicted Hawaii PKF accountant's license
  9. Two Ethics Reform Measures Clear House-Senate Conference Committee
  10. Can OHA Cash in by Claiming Native Title to Hawaiian Words?
  11. Honolulu City Council passes bill to crack down on affordable home monsters
  12. Short-Term Rental Regulation Advances at Honolulu Hale
  13. Hawaii lawmakers push to reduce number of unnecessary hospital visits from homeless
  14. Homeless Tweeker from Mainland Convicted in Crime Spree
  15. Soft on Crime: Alleged Child Molester Gets 6 Days in Jail
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Wednesday, April 17, 2019
April 17, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:15 PM :: 827 Views
  1. Why Farm?
  2. The Unintended Hazards Of Red-Light Cameras
  3. Tax Foundation Hawaii: Motion for Reconsideration Rips Rail-Skim Decision
  4. Is lack of funding the real problem in the Department of Education?
  5. Auditor: AG's Child Support Fund Still Running Deficit
  6. Lahaina Injection Wells: EPA won't regulate pollution that moves through groundwater
  7. Economist: Regulations Add 24% to Home Construction Costs            
  8. Beating agriculture to death in Hawaii
  9. Honolulu Salary Commission Approves Pay Raises For Top City Officials
  10. Abercrombie Forced Micronesians onto Obamacare
  11. Politicians Tour MCCC After Riot, Spend $8M
  12. Latest DoE Grift: $11B for New Schools or Something
  13. Red Hill Tank Relocation Pricetag—$1.6B
  14. Meth Addict Who Dies After Being Tased was Son of American Samoa Police Commissioner
  15. 8 homeless shelters don’t meet new standards, but will be funded anyway 
  16. Busting prostitution businesses is a priority for the prosecutor's office
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Tuesday, April 16, 2019
April 16, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:24 PM :: 826 Views
  1. Ethics: DOBOR Kauai Employee Quickly Begins Taking Stuff
  2. Caldwell’s Rubber Stamp Council will Tax and Spend
  3. UIPA Request: DoE Refusing to Release Check Register
  4. HDOT still seeking your thoughts on a proposal to tax drivers by the mile
  5. Community members come together to rally against crime and corruption in Hawaii
  6. Katherine Kealoha’s grandmother forced to pay over $100K in legal fees in corruption case
  7. Old Boys Line up Behind “Only Candidate’ Running for CD2—Kahele
  8. Gabbard Second to Last in Democrat Presidential Fund Race
  9. The High Price Of Luring The Movies To Hawaii
  10. HB1093: Proposed Bill Regulating Uber, Lyft Is Biased Against Taxis
  11. Recycling numbers are down but costs are up
  12. HIDOT Removes 14 Truckloads of Trash—All Seven Homeless Refuse Shelter
  13. Recovering Drug Addict ‘was homeless downtown for many, many years’
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Monday, April 15, 2019
April 15, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:17 PM :: 816 Views
  1. Senate: OHA Must Complete Audit of LLCs
  2. Unlucky and Unclean: How Not to Steal House 13
  3. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted April 14, 2019
  4. Rich States, Poor States: Hawaii Ranks 45th
  5. $100M Hawaii tax hike bills -- Job Loss and Lawsuits
  6. SB1000: Use EV Mandate to Make Housing Even More Unaffordable
  7. Do you believe in coincidences?
  8. Details lost in reporting election-by-mail results
  9. Vacation Rentals On Oahu May Face Tough Enforcement And New Limits
  10. Where Hawaii Renters Spend Half Their Incomes On Housing
  11. Kakaako Makai Celebrates Ten Years as Homeless Tent City
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Sunday, April 14, 2019
April 14, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:28 PM :: 2578 Views
  1. Special Election: Waters Beats Ozawa by 1,004 Votes
  2. Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
  3. JSC Seeks Nominees for Maui Circuit Court
  4. 30 Years Late: DoE Discovers IDIQ -- ‘Job Order Contracting
  5. Blankety Blank
  6. Hawaii Smallest Firearms Industry in USA
  7. Ethics: How Interest Group Can Plant its own People on State Payroll to Solicit Money
  8. How Kealoha, Kaneshiro Retaliated Against Officers After Miske Arrest
  9. Council Leadership Change This Week?
  10. Josh Green Finally Abandons Tent Cities?
  11. Another CWS Fail: Parents sue over 3-year-old’s death in foster care
  12. Inmate: ‘This is crazy; we going die’
  13. HELCO seeks 3.4% increase
  14. Oh, yeah? Well, how’d you like an audit, punk?
  15. Proposals would reduce building permit fees
  16. Mufi: Counties have Acted on TVRs—Now it is up to Legislature
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Saturday, April 13, 2019
April 13, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:57 PM :: 1506 Views
  1. Deadline: HART 'Pleased' that city received P3 submittals
  2. UH requesting second round of public hearings for Maunakea administrative rules
  3. City adopts new affordable housing rules
  4. Activists hurt farmers by fueling public’s disconnect with modern agriculture
  5. HART board chair under federal investigation — but it’s not about the rail project
  6. Hawaiʻi Farmers, Ranchers Lobby for Water Bill
  7. Administrator in charge of DPS training programs accused of lying on her resume
  8. Deputy Prosecutor Futa Says She Never Got Target Letter
  9. Trevor Ozawa vs. Tommy Waters: Round 3 of Honolulu City Council fight ends tonight
  10. 3 percent Maui council salary hike lacks the votes
  11. Councilman wants to make more clear what alternatives will be acceptable to polystyrene
  12. An old hospital in Hilo is being transformed into a haven for the homeless
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Friday, April 12, 2019
April 12, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:21 PM :: 1022 Views
  1. ILWU Executive Charged with Embezzlement
  2. Hawaii Tax Freedom Day is April 23rd
  3. NRA Seeks 'Immediate Injunction' Against Hawaii Gun Laws
  4. Hawaii Butterfly Knife Ban Challenged on Second Amendment Grounds
  5. Hirono: If Conservatives Don’t Want Content Removed From Social Media ‘They Shouldn’t Post Lies’
  6. Want higher wages? Try economic freedom
  7. Honolulu Council Special Election Voting Ends Saturday April 13
  8. Feds Demand City Pony up $111M for Rail--No Money Beyond Middle Street Until P3 Settled
  9. Ige supports giving water permit holders more time
  10. Legislators Advance HB1248 as Vote-by-Mail Problems Multiply
  11. While Honest Citizens 2nd Amendment Rights are Restricted, Shooters Walk Again and Again—Here’s How
  12. Senate panel rejects reappointment of Nolan Espinda as Hawaii’s public safety director
  13. Kauai: Entire System Comes Down on Whistleblower
  14. State housing project combines juvenile offenders and affordable housing; raises concerns
  15. Ex-Maui inmate gets $10K in sex assault lawsuit settlement
  16. Substitute Teacher Will Study for Marriage Counselor License While in Jail on Revenge Porn Conviction
  17. Teacher in Ewa Elementary’s A-plus program indicted in sexual assault of former student
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Thursday, April 11, 2019
April 11, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:13 PM :: 1340 Views
  1. OHA's $139 Million Dollar Question
  2. OHA Trustees Vote 8-1 to Extend Audit
  3. Hawaii Swamped by Carbon Dioxide Tax Bills
  4. HB217/HB218: Making Life Easier for Young Criminals
  5. Gabbard: US Health Care System Designed to 'keep people sick and on drugs'
  6. It’s April and Feds Still Aren’t Releasing $744 Million For Honolulu Rail
  7. Windfarm: Judge Approves Plan to Kill Lots of Bats 
  8. HB1326: Will All the Water be Cut Off?
  9. Voting Rights Violation?  Ranked voting could make its way to Hawaii
  10. Despite warnings, Kaneshiro continues to visit building that houses prosecutor’s office
  11. Carlisle Wants Embattled Prosecutor's Job
  12. Ala Wai: DLNR-DTL Scheme to Funnell Money to OHA will Damage Cultural Resources
  13. SB1000: Electric Vehicle Mandate Will Make Housing Even Less Affordable
  14. Aina Lea – After 10 Years in Court, Affordable Housing Project May Now Be Built
  15. Hawaii sees a significant increase in sexually transmitted diseases
  16. Pearl City intermediate school DoE Child Molester Gets Away With It—Then Foolishly Leaves Hawaii 
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Wednesday, April 10, 2019
April 10, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:31 PM :: 1226 Views
  1. PIT: Homelessness Down 21% on Big Island -- Volcano Forces Homeless to Accept Shelter
  2. Final Crossover: House Approves, Amends 85 Senate Bills
  3. Human Services Blueprint for COFA Citizens
  4. New UH Manoa leadership structure approved
  5. Health Department Audit: Material Weaknesses and Significant Deficiencies
  6. Is Federal Recognition Dead or Dormant?
  7. Gov. David Ige having a rough year at the Legislature
  8. Minimum Wage, REIT Tax Head to Conference Committee
  9. HB820: Gut-n-Replace Keeps leasehold condo scheme alive
  10. SB33/SB365: Megabux for Movie Moguls—Heading to Conference Committee
  11. Hawaii lawmakers hope a recent ruling will play in their favor in regulating vacation rentals
  12. Hawaii Agribusiness Development Corp faces audits
  13. More than 30,000 ballots already cast in special election for city council
  14. Trial of former HPD officer delayed as more Miske info tied to Kealoha is sought
  15. Lawmakers grill public safety director
  16. Maui County attorney resigns from post following abuse allegations
  17. Maui Mayor Describes Being Attacked by Homosexual Child Molesters
  18. Puna officer faces felony charges in domestic incident
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Tuesday, April 09, 2019
April 9, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:44 PM :: 1159 Views
  1. Relax Maui zoning to allow more urban dwellings
  2. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted April 8, 2019
  3. Hawaii 2nd Worst Financial Knowledge and Education
  4. Hawaii--78 Bridges 'Deficient'
  5. Hawaii: County by County Health Reports
  6. Ige: Electric Company to Collect from GEMS Green Energy Deadbeats
  7. Hawaii Firearm Seizure Bill Eligible For Floor Vote
  8. Old Boys Last Hope?  Kahele Says He’s Raised $250,000 To Challenge Tulsi Gabbard
  9. State Senate leaders say they don’t intend to revive water bill
  10. Hawaii lawmakers consider vacation-rental tax legislation
  11. DeVos: Hawaii DoE Should do Exactly the Opposite of What it Does Now
  12. 30 Years Late: DoE Discovers IDIQ -- ‘Job Order Contracting’
  13. State Initiates Audit Of School Impact Fees On Developers
  14. Retaliation: DUI investigation initially under Katherine Kealoha's division
  15. Former police officer heads to court accused of luring boy for sex
  16. Permanent supportive housing will reduce homelessness
  17. Snuffed out: Tobacco tax increase proposal dies
  18. DOH begins enforcement against CBD-infused products
  19. Smoking Marijuana vs. Smoking Tobacco: Which is More Harmful?
  20. Hawaii boaters facing big increase in fees
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Monday, April 08, 2019
April 8, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:33 PM :: 870 Views
  1. Secret Timeline Shows OHA Lying to Legislature While Stonewalling LLC Audit
  2. Stop Anti-Vaxxers From Putting Hawaii Kids At Risk
  3. Does Hawaii Really Want Agriculture?
  4. The future of marijuana: Island cannabis industry reps talk hurdles, economic woes
  5. Former Real Estate Commission vice chairman sentenced to jail, court supervision for theft
  6. Moving Hawaii’s Technology Out Of The Dark Ages
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Sunday, April 07, 2019
April 7, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:08 PM :: 1338 Views
  1. Revenue Raisers Already Sent to the Governor
  2. Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
  3. Giveaway to Public Employee Unions Hidden in Minimum Wage Bill
  4. A&B Water Rights Bill May Have New Life
  5. A Three-Step Guide: How Women Can Protect Themselves from Joe Biden
  6. HB285: Release Names of Suspended or Fired Police Officers
  7. EMS Tries to justify Fuel Truck Purchase
  8. UHPA: Lassner Not Angry Enough
  9. Ige Touts State-Run ‘Hawaii Saves’ Retirement Program
  10. Socialist Utopia: Kahana Valley living park concept ‘broken’
  11. Solid Waste: UPW Exploits Absenteeism in Push for New Positions
  12. Soft on Crime: Five Time Loser Kicks Cop in Head—Gets Probation
  13. Stupid Pimp Leaves Soft-on-Crime Hawaii—Quickly Gets 72 Year Sentence
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Saturday, April 06, 2019
April 6, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:35 PM :: 2055 Views
  1. New Petition Launched to Impeach Kaneshiro
  2. 9th Circuit: City Can Only Enforce Sleeping Ban if Shelter Available
  3. Kishimoto Demands Media Cover Up Failing Schools
  4. DoE: Only 56% of our Grads Need Remedial Math (not counting the ones who don't go to college and the ones who don’t graduate)
  5. UHERO: How Obamacare Affects Micronesian Health
  6. Ige Signs 20% Death Tax into Law
  7. Does House bill’s demise affect Upcountry water?
  8. Lawmakers pass Red Light Camera bill through State House of Representatives
  9. HB748: Fixing Hawaii’s civil asset forfeiture program
  10. Gut & Replace --- Hawai’i State Energy Office
  11. Another CWS Fail: Lawsuit filed in toddler death
  12. Over 25,000 Votes Cast in Special Election
  13. Judge OKs recorded testimony from 99-year old key witness in Kealoha case
  14. Riot at Maui CCC caused $5 million damage
  15. Maui Police Dept. internally investigating if traffic section misused money
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Friday, April 05, 2019
April 5, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:44 PM :: 1454 Views
  1. Levinson: Ballard's Second Amendment Stance 'Could Precipitate Legal Catastrophe'
  2. Kiss of Death: OHA Endorses Amended Water Bill Just Before Senate Committee Kills It
  3. #AuditTheRail finally on track!
  4. OHA Trustees Approve New Governance Framework
  5. OHA Gives $500K to Nonprofits
  6. DLNR Seeks Bidders to Redevelop Ala Wai Harbor
  7. Hawaii: Anti-Gun Bills Eligible for Floor Vote
  8. Dela Cruz: If A&B Can’t Have Water then Nobody Can
  9. Screw A&B—Part 2: Surprising Support For New Tax On Hawaii’s Powerful Real Estate Interests
  10. Two HPD officers indicted after allegedly making a homeless man lick a toilet
  11. SB567: Will Legislators Let us Round up Homeless Mentally Ill?
  12. Homeless Drug Addicts, Chinatown Merchants May Hire Security Guards
  13. Guam Begins Process to Legalize Recreational Use of Marijuana
  14. UPW Backs Espinda Reappointment
  15. Vital piece of evidence in investigation into Maui jail riot goes missing
  16. Caldwell’s plan for monthly garbage fee could be trashed
  17. Waters Leads Ozawa In Money Raised And Spent In City Council Race
  18. Polluted Subsoil Causes 3 month Delay in Rail Station Construction
  19. HB593: Now we have green versus green
  20. DoE Forms Secret Gender Committee
  21. Maui Council to Hire Lawyer to Sue over Mayor’s Interim Appointments 
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Thursday, April 04, 2019
April 4, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:00 PM :: 898 Views
  1. Full Text: MCCC Officers Tell Riot Story, Slam 'Upper Echelons' of PSD
  2. Sin Taxes: Hawaii 3rd Highest in USA
  3. Do You Think Like an Islander?
  4. Hawaii: Anti-Gun Bills Pass Committee, Age Restriction Bill Eligible for a Floor Vote
  5. HEI Plans to Shut Down State's Cheapest Energy Producer to Make Way for More Tesla Batteries
  6. 2019 Graduation Dates
  7. 2 men accused of storming OHA offices could face felony charges
  8. Another 3.4% Rate Hike: PUC sets HELCO hearings
  9. HB593: Plan to allow solar farms on top-rated agricultural lands killed
  10. Legislators Trying to make A&B give $62M to Politically Connected Mahi Pono?
  11. Bill Would Criminalize Driving Under The Influence Of … Almost Anything
  12. Middle Street Rail Solution: Run Bus Lanes on North King Street
  13. Desperate to Save Insider Control: Department of Public Safety proposes plans to relieve overcrowding
  14. DPS Plans to Stack Hearing for Espinda—Worried ‘Outsider’ will be Next Boss
  15. Puana Grandmother to Provide Key Details on Mailbox Frameup?
  16. Council leadership: Taxpayers shouldn’t pay for ex-police chief’s legal defense
  17. Whistleblower tells police commission concerns about upcoming promotions
  18. Nearly 23,000 Votes Cast in Council Special Election
  19. Unionization of UH grad students a Financial Burden to State
  20. Hawaii Population Decline Military-Related?
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Wednesday, April 03, 2019
April 3, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:43 PM :: 832 Views
  1. Lawsuit: Hawaii Discriminates Against Legal Immigrants on Gun Permits
  2. ACLU: Kealoha Lawyers Threaten Free Speech
  3. Rail: P3 Contractors see “Untenable Interface Risk”
  4. Oil Companies, Enviros Support Carbon Taxes
  5. Micronesian government official pleads guilty to federal bribery charge    
  6. Stuck with Obamacare Micronesians In Hawaii Struggle To Get Health Care
  7. Despite court order, Katherine Kealoha fights to keep personnel files secret
  8. How Many People Make Minimum Wage?
  9. $1000 Fine Threat Shuts Down Homeless Enablers
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Tuesday, April 02, 2019
April 2, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:44 PM :: 1207 Views
  1. State of the State Budget 2020
  2. Is Leasehold Housing Built on Government Land a Solution to Unaffordable Housing in Honolulu?
  3. Hawaii County has Least Expensive Housing in Hawaii
  4. Hawaii--2nd Highest State Tax Burden in USA
  5. Governor Announces 2020 Census Committee
  6. Stressed States? Hawaii Ranks 42nd
  7. Community meeting to be held for O‘ahu’s first Pedestrian Plan
  8. Tax Hikes: How The Senate Aims To Take More of Your Cash
  9. Federal Prosecutor: Former HPD Officer Admits being Homosexual Child Molester
  10. Police Commission Disputes Honolulu police chief on handgun carry permits
  11. Sumida: I helped Kealoha Beat the rap once—he can do it again if the media helps
  12. After Maui Jail Riot UPW Takes Aim at PSD Leadership
  13. Questions raised over DPS officer's less-lethal weapons
  14. DPS Doesn’t Buy Non-Lethal Weapons—But Spends Thousands on Rifles and Shotguns that are not given to Officers
  15. Charges dropped against Maui’s top civil lawyer
  16. Answer to High Cost of Living: Give Even More Money to Silicon Valley Billionaires and Hollywood Movie Moguls
  17. Histrionics, Chemophobia Begin to pay off in Court
  18. Biofuel Schemers Fret as Subsidies Decline
  19. Electric Car Owners Scoop up $3.5M in Free Airport Parking
  20. Mainland Drug Addict Demands Money for Homelessness at Legislature
  21. City Contractor Works Hard to Keep Homeless Tent City Near Children's Center
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Monday, April 01, 2019
April 1, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:45 PM :: 1600 Views
  1. The Biggest Fruit Ever Grown in Hawaii
  2. HHS Cuts Funding to Hawaii Planned Parenthood
  3. Auditor: Many Deficiencies in State Federal Funding Compliance
  4. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted March 31, 2019
  5. Hawaii County Police Community Satisfaction Survey
  6. Honolulu Republicans Reelect Brett Kulbis Chair
  7. Honolulu Council Special Election Walk-in Voting Begins Today
  8. Several Hawaii Charter Schools Under Federal Investigation
  9. Stopping rail at Middle Street might save $440M
  10. Salary Commission recommends MORE raises for city executives
  11. Still Alive: SB192/HB1552 Would Lets Lots and Lots of Criminals Back out onto Streets
  12. SPED Student Raped by Three HSTA Members Gets Settlement
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Sunday, March 31, 2019
March 31, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:19 PM :: 1093 Views
  1. Judgments Aren’t Necessarily the End of Litigation
  2. JSC Seeks Applicants for Judicial Vacancy – District Family Judge, First Circuit
  3. Got Milk? DoH Consent Decree Requires Shut Down of Big Island Dairy
  4. Trump Tax Cut Lowers Electric Bills--HECO Gave Back the Least
  5. Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
  6. Legislators Raise Taxes to Boost State Workers Minimum to $17—in the middle of contract reopener
  7. Legislative Pay Hike Needed to Attract More Layabouts
  8. Kim talks management during meeting with Ige, other officials about mountain’s future
  9. HART work went off the rails, report says
  10. MECO Another 3.8% Rate Hike—Utility Squeezed by Alt-Energy Schemers
  11. Bureaucratic Infighting, Money and Positions--Turf War over public preschools
  12. HB748: Reform Asset Forfeiture
  13. Police Could Save Millions by Dumping Subsidized Vehicles
  14. Halawa: Prisoner Commits Suicide After Being Raped by Homosexual for 5th Time
  15. Big Island: Where the Anti-Vaxxers Are
  16. Tour Boat operated by Anti-Superferry Activists Runs over (yet another) Baby Whale
  17. Lihue: Mainland Homeless Build Tent City Next to Shopping Center

 

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Sunday, March 31, 2019
Letters to the Editor March, 2019
By Letters to the Editor @ 12:39 AM :: 1139 Views
  • Ozawa, Waters Lucky They Didn’t Run in Bad Old Days
  • How to cause a train wreck?
  • Salvage Contract for Failed Plastic Boom in Hilo Bay?
  • HART Spends Money to Prove Spending Money is a Good Idea
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Saturday, March 30, 2019
March 30, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:30 PM :: 2019 Views
  1. Court: OHA LLCs Subject to UIPA
  2. Akina: OHA spending rate unsustainable
  3. Complaint Filed in NRA-supported Challenge to Hawaii Concealed Carry Law
  4. PEW: Hawaii Pension Fund Positioned to Withstand Next Recession
  5. ‘Backward budgeting’ wrong way to move forward
  6. Honolulu Rail Cars Fail Fire Test
  7. Contempt of Court: Judge issues stern warning to new City Prosecutor Nadamoto
  8. Kealoha Attorney: Ken Lawson’s OJ Simpson Innocence project Defends other Criminals, What about mine?
  9. SA Editorial: Pay raises Make Legislators Disconnected, Illogical
  10. Department of Hawaiian Home Lands director to step down after failing to win Senate support
  11. Proposal to curb Affordable Housing deemed to be ‘monster houses’ ready for final Honolulu City Council vote
  12. Homeless Plans before funding (part 2)
  13. Water Rights Bill Affects Many Small Farmers And Ranchers
  14. Trump Budget Zeroes out OHA Cronies Cash Flow (again)
  15. DOH: 2017 Mumps Epidemic Caused by Anti-Vaxxers
  16. 9th Circuit Moves Dopers Closer to Winning Right to Drive Forklift
  17. Incident at Work Results in Lack of Staff, Closures of Transfer Stations
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Friday, March 29, 2019
March 29, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:33 PM :: 2958 Views
  1. Auditor Rips Rail Oversight: DAGS 'Busy Work Gives False Sense of Assurance'
  2. Environmental Review for Aloha Stadium Tear-Down Begins
  3. Tourist Numbers Up, Spending Down (again)
  4. Busted: Former ILWU Boss to Rat out other Criminals in Union?
  5. Legislators Pass Death Tax, Internet Sales Tax
  6. SB301: REIT Tax Will Cost State a Fortune
  7. Maui: 100% Against Mileage Tax
  8. Faculty union blasts UH president
  9. Kauai Council pretends to be divided on raises
  10. Fraudster Gets 30 days Jail for Ripping off Charter School
  11. Developer Builds Affordable Units Despite City Obstacles
  12. Waikiki Homeless Stab Tourists Again and Again, Defecate on Beach
  13. City Contractor Violates Agreement, Feeds Homeless at Kakaako Makai
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Thursday, March 28, 2019
March 28, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:38 PM :: 776 Views
  1. Ala Wai? Corps of Engineers has Long History of Corruption and Cost Overruns
  2. Auditor: Transportation Division Books a Mess
  3. Federal Investigation Forces Hawaii AG to Back off Mandatory Abortion Stance
  4. Nominations Open for Commission on Water Resource Management
  5. Six Solar Schemes Approved by PUC
  6. First phase of grid modernization plan approved--Ratepayers Soaked to Funnel More Money to Silicon Valley Billionaires
  7. Reforming Rental Car Excise Taxes
  8. Billion Dollar Give-A-Way: Legislators Consider ‘Unlimited’ Tax Credits for Hollywood Movie Moguls
  9. Ballots for the Dead and Mainlanders
  10. Djou: A Vote For Ozawa Is A Check On Caldwell
  11. City council considering raising TheBus and Handi-Van fares for adults, seniors and those with disabilities
  12. Hawaii County GE Tax Hike to Fund 72 new ‘Positions’
  13. SB856: Audit the DoE
  14. Feds Want Testimony From Katherine Kealoha’s Aging Grandmother Before It’s Too Late
  15. Meth Up: Police and courts dealing with more mental health cases
  16. Colonized: Hawaii PUC Submits to California Control—More Hawaii Ratepayer Dollars to be Sent to Silicon Valley Billionaires
  17. SB666: Legislation aims to make management of seven Hawaii airports more efficient
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Wednesday, March 27, 2019
March 27, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:38 PM :: 1148 Views
  1. Hawaii: Anti-Gun Bills to be Heard This Week
  2. Anti-Vaxxer Charter School May Lose Charter over Financial Irregularities
  3. Kouchi, Saiki Behind Massive Pay Hikes for Hawaii Legislators 
  4. Public Employee Unions: 1,600 Members Making Less than $15/hour
  5. Residents report more ballot abnormalities in hotly-contested City Council race
  6. Rocky start to Special Election mail-in ballots raises eyebrows with some voters
  7. 'Gross incompetence or worse’: Rail purchase of reinforced steel questioned
  8. Hawaii County’s outstanding debt stands at $475M—up 33%
  9. Raises proposed for Kauai county officials
  10. Star-Av: Time to Clamp Down on Anti-Vaxxers
  11. Kaiser Suicide Squad Pushes for Easy Drugs
  12. Bill Could Make It Easier To Pursue Sexual Harassment Claims In Court
  13. HB307: Redefining Renewable Energy
  14. Public Safety admits less-lethal options are on hand — but not for use in the field
  15. Firefighters rescue Drunken Belligerent homeless ‘man’ from Kapalama Canal
  16. The Twisted History Of Honolulu Traffic Engineering
  17. On a day dedicated to the ‘people’s prince,’ GOP pushes a re-branding in his honor
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Tuesday, March 26, 2019
March 26, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:16 PM :: 915 Views
  1. Prince Kuhio’s Fight to Americanize Hawaii
  2. Pearl Harbor Profligacy
  3. UH Class Constitutes "material support of a Foreign Terrorist Organization"?
  4. Hilo Has the Highest Food Prices in America
  5. The hypocrisy of minimum-wage laws
  6. Tulsi Gabbard says Mueller clearing Trump is 'a good thing for America'
  7. Hawaii: Worst Taxpayer Return on Investment in USA
  8. Maui Mayor Proposes $869.5M Budget
  9. Hawaii More drug deaths than traffic fatalities 
  10. Hawaii Democrats Propose Ranked-Choice Voting in Presidential Preference Poll
  11. Lawmakers Move Swiftly On Spending Plan, But That’s Not The End Of The Debate
  12. HB1191: Amended Minimum Wage Bill a Lot Tougher on Small Business
  13. Homeless: Ohana Zones Money Begins to Flow—No Tent Cities Yet
  14. Honolulu councilwoman seeks $21M to Build Massive Festering Homeless Tent Cities in Every District
  15. Special East Honolulu election further scrutinized after a voter is mailed 2 ballots  
  16. Child Molester Internet sting nets retired police officer looking for 13-year-old Boy
  17. EMS staffing shortage leads to units closing down on Oahu
  18. Hawaii hotels report February as worst monthly performance in about a decade
  19. Volcano Effect on Tourism -- ‘Like 9-11’
  20. Coco Palms Defaults
  21. Blue Planet: We Must Destroy the Environment to Stop Climate Change
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Monday, March 25, 2019
March 25, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:11 PM :: 855 Views
  1. Best States for Doctors? Hawaii Ranks 46th
  2. Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
  3. Iowa Poll: Gabbard Surges to 1%
  4. How to cause a train wreck?
  5. Lawmakers Must Stop New Tax Increases
  6. Bill to put solar farms on prime ag land elicits stiff opposition
  7. Permits for Thirty Meter Telescope Canary Islands Location proceed amid Mauna Kea obstacles
  8. Hearing Set for possible Final Draft of Hawaii County Vacation rental rules
  9. The Boat People Of The Ala Wai Fear They’re Getting Forced Out
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Sunday, March 24, 2019
March 24, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:04 PM :: 995 Views
  1. Ethics: Board Member May Not Negotiate Spouse's Union Contract
  2. DHHL Releases Draft 2019 Native Hawaiian Housing Plan
  3. Hawaii Ranks 40th for Neighborhood Watch Programs
  4. Post Those Tax Returns, Darn It!
  5. Honolulu Council Kills Homeless on our Freeways
  6. Cost grows for delayed upgrade at Halawa Correctional Facility
  7. Honolulu police chief Susan Ballard's evaluation report released
  8. HB1326: East Maui streams are protected regardless of permit decision
  9. Case allegedly exposes flaws in Hawaii’s child-abuser registry, critics say
  10. Waiahole Valley preservation pact frays as state considers remedies to homestead issues
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Saturday, March 23, 2019
March 23, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:06 PM :: 900 Views
  1. WSJ: How a Train Through Paradise Turned Into a $9 Billion Debacle
  2. High medical costs another threat to Hawaii taxpayers
  3. Hawaii GOP Speaker Cleared of Hatch Act Violation
  4. Lawmakers pass $8 billion budget – Will Focus on Tax Hikes
  5. Kauai Drivers Say ‘No’ to DoT Road Mileage Tax Scheme
  6. Bus ridership slide points to ‘Fraud’ in Rail Ridership Estimates  
  7. Lyon Bribery Could be Next Major Corruption Scandal in Hawaii
  8. Anti-Geothermals Go to Enviro Court to Block Re-Start of Plant
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Friday, March 22, 2019
March 22, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:14 PM :: 1658 Views
  1. How high is too high? What’s known and unknown about minimum wage increases
  2. Hawaii PUC approves special rates for Al Gore's electric buses
  3. Hawaii Sues Trump (again) Over Abortion (again)
  4. HB942: Legislators Approve $60K Settlement After Failing to Force Churches to Promote Abortion
  5. Salvage Contract for Failed Plastic Boom in Hilo Bay?
  6. Micronesian official to plead guilty in bribery scandal
  7. Homeless Activist Has Change of Heart
  8. $2.5M Program Gives Mainland Newcomers $500/mo for Rent
  9. State Sen. Donna Kim drops plan to cut 121 UH-Manoa faculty positions
  10. Ex-chief's request granted for lawyer in mailbox framing
  11. Cue Progressive Freakout: Ige Turns To Private Prison Firm (other than UPW, Inc) For New Oahu Jail
  12. Department of Public Safety and Reentry Commission complete plans for Convict Reentry
  13. More is Less: Privatized Maui Hospital Recruits More Doctors Thereby Reducing Need for State Subsidy
  14. Electric Car Free Parking ‘Not Sustainable’
  15. Snorkel Rentals Kill: Two In Distress, One Rescuer Dead
  16. 9th Circuit Hands Tool to anti-GMO Hypesters
  17. DoH: How Many Anti-Vaxxers in Your School?
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Thursday, March 21, 2019
March 21, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:52 PM :: 2418 Views
  1. Hawaii Supreme Court Rejects Rail Surcharge Lawsuit
  2. How to Solve the Hawaiian Homelands Problem
  3. Disabled Inmates: Feds Reach Agreement with Hawaii DPS
  4. Report: Hawaii Congressional Delegation Extremely Partisan, Except Gabbard
  5. Trump Ties Federal Funds for Colleges to Free-Speech Pledge
  6. Angry drivers blast state’s proposal to nix fuel tax for road usage surcharge
  7. Lyon contract scandal leaves Hawaii government officials scrambling  
  8. Hawaii Nearly Alone: 2/3 of Legislative Races Uncontested
  9. Hawaii legislative committees reject plastics ban proposals
  10. EVs costing state millions, blamed for airport parking congestion
  11. 42 sweeps in 90 days and still volatile encampment plagues neighborhood
  12. 16 more MCCC inmates transferred to Halawa Correctional Facility
  13. Councilmembers Call for Patrick Wong’s Resignation
  14. HPD Chief Ballard Says Allegations Of Doctored Test Scores Are Unfounded
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Wednesday, March 20, 2019
March 20, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:02 PM :: 1227 Views
  1. OHA Kakaako Makai Plans Begin With Sewage Plant
  2. Grant Supports Drive to make UH, Chaminade, Kauai CC 100% Tobacco Free
  3. Buying a House? Need Money? Honolulu can help
  4. House Resolution Seeks Return of Hawaiian Airlines Call Center
  5. Falls of Clyde to be Restored at Closed British Shipyard?
  6. US DoT Inspector General Investigating Honolulu rail concerns raised in (yet another) whistleblower suit
  7. Senate Committees Approve More Money for OHA Insiders to Steal
  8. Mauna Kea a Mountain of Moolah for OHA
  9. Flood control plan for Ala Wai strongly opposed at meeting
  10. More housing would boost Maui tax revenues
  11. Stolen Stuff Hawaii to hold anti-crime rally at the state Capitol
  12. Outdated Wang Technology Hampers Investigations Into Hawaii Professionals
  13. Woman accused of stealing $760,000 from Homeless Shelter to face charges (after all)
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Tuesday, March 19, 2019
March 19, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:33 PM :: 862 Views
  1. HART Plan to Control Expenses-Pay Robbins Crony $85K per Month
  2. Senate Committee to Hear Anti-Gun Bills
  3. The last time Congress created a new state
  4. HART Spends Money to Prove Spending Money is a Good Idea
  5. Hawaii State Government -- 2nd-Lowest Federal Dependency Ranking
  6. Liberty and Economics -- Hawaii Together with Keli'i Akina
  7. Pentagon IDs $452M in Hawaii military funding for border wall plan
  8. SB1428: Let Hawaii County Fritter Away GET funds on Anything
  9. Bureaucratic Turf Fight Holds Toddlers Hostage: Ige Backs Team DoE
  10. Inmate: Broken phones a starter for ‘riot’ at jail
  11. Soft on Crime Meets Hot Lead: 51 Convictions Out on streets—gets shot dead
  12. Bill 89: 4,000 TVR Permits
  13. Unused vehicles raise spending concerns at EMS
  14. Settlement reached in lawsuit against the city in firefighter’s death
  15. Hawai`i Can Reach 100% Renewable Energy by Clearcutting Forests
  16. Tourists Required to Convert to Eco-Religion Before Tour
  17. Ocean Plastic Cleanup Boom Still Stranded in Hilo Bay
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Monday, March 18, 2019
March 18, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:02 PM :: 742 Views
  1. The last time Congress created a new state
  2. Honolulu Council Special Election Ballots to be Mailed March 21
  3. GE Tax Hike: How They Voted
  4. Legislative Preview: Week 9
  5. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted March 17, 2019
  6. Innovation? Hawaii Ranks 45th
  7. Lesbian Home Invasion: Supreme Court Will Not Hear Hawaii Case
  8. Star-Adv Says We Need Tax Hikes … Because Economy is Slowing
  9. DPS Still Can’t Figure out how to Release Prisoners on Time
  10. Kealoha and Puana expected in court for drug related charges
  11. Judge Orders Release Of More Records In Case Of HPD Officer Who Beat Girlfriend
  12. Moldy Honolulu Council: $1.4M Plan to Go Alii with HART
  13. Federal Mandate forcing Hawaii to Overhaul Disabled Programs
  14. Isle taxpayers take loss on failed Kauai dairy plan
  15. Oceanfront Homes Keep Going Up Despite Rising Seas – Because Nobody Believes in Sea Level Rise
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Sunday, March 17, 2019
March 17, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:06 PM :: 1225 Views
  1. Blank the Amount, Defect the Date
  2. Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
  3. Will Federal Investigation Wreck HART’s P3 Plan for Rail Past Middle Street?
  4. Senator Donna Kim pushes to fire 121 Underperforming UH Manoa faculty
  5. Lawmakers Looking Closely At Public Safety Director’s Performance
  6. Police chief owes answers on expensive lawsuit deal
  7. Pension ‘spiking’ costing Kauai county
  8. SB33: Millions More for Hollywood Movie Moguls
  9. Hana: ‘Electric Airplane’ Exposed as a Hybrid
  10. Star-Adv Genius Plan: Let Lots of Criminals out on Streets so they Won’t Riot in our Jails
  11. Hawaii Needs Municipal Governments Below County Level
  12. Politicians See Homeless Issue as Way to Pander to Voters, Nothing More
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Saturday, March 16, 2019
March 16, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:22 PM :: 1431 Views
  1. Restore flexibility for delivery of public services
  2. Lava Tube Dishonor goes to Hawaii County Civil Defense
  3. Infested: Honolulu Ranks #2 for Termites
  4. Rep Rida Cabanilla Hires Convicted Child Molester--Then Complains About Catholic Church sexual abuse
  5. Star-Adv: Telescope Protesters Can Cash in on Sustainable Future
  6. SB887: $100 for Carton of Tobacco Cigarettes
  7. Dispatchers say valuable time wasted during 911 calls
  8. Star-Adv: Can Activists Exploit PRP Poll to Keep the Homeless Homeless 
  9. State wants to build huge affordable housing projects with units on 99-year leases
  10. Hawaii National Guard soldiers headed soon to Afghanistan
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Friday, March 15, 2019
March 15, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:16 PM :: 8208 Views
  1. Lesbian Home Invasion: Supreme Court Considering Whether to hear Hawaii Case
  2. House Committee to Hear Anti-Gun Bills
  3. Judge Allows OHA, UH to Scrap for Mauna Kea Money
  4. Seeking Applications for Independent Grand Jury Counsel – Second Circuit
  5. State won’t pay rail invoices subject to subpoena by feds
  6. Pacific Club Shindig: More Political Insiders Get Behind Kahele for Congress
  7. Spending soars in special election race for City Council seat
  8. Nadamoto claims Kaneshiro not in Charge
  9. SA Editorial: HPD settlement needs explanation
  10. $500 Red Light Camera Tickets
  11. Hawai‘i Businesses Speak Out Against Proposed Minimum Wage Increase
  12. Bottles, utensils and bags: Lawmakers are coming for your single-use plastics
  13. State proposes permanent villages of tiny homes for the hardest to house
  14. Ballard Pushing Homeless Tent Cities Modeled on Chinatown ‘Success’
  15. Ala Wai project will affect 37 private properties
  16. Bill To Create An Airport Corporation Advances — With A Very Big Catch
  17. Times of the signs: Holiday Inn still waiting, 5 years later, for sign approval
  18. GIA: Legislators Feel Their Power Over Nonprofits​
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Thursday, March 14, 2019
March 14, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:23 PM :: 1351 Views
  1. Massive Pay Hike for Hawaii Legislators?
  2. HB118: Republicans Explain Vote to Kill Rail Audit
  3. After Konno: How Hawaii Can revive contracting as policy option
  4. State’s use of contractors just a hint of what could be
  5. UH Legislative Update
  6. Forgotten Voices: The Inadequate Review and Improper Alteration of Our National Monuments
  7. Poll: 45% Thinking of Leaving State or Know Someone who is
  8. Hawaii County Council passes $50M/year general excise tax hike
  9. Keith Kaneshiro put himself on paid leave. So why is he showing up at the office?  
  10. State Deputy Sheriffs Still Aren’t Accredited — 8 Years After the Law Required It
  11. Names, Ranks And Salaries Of Honolulu Cops Are Still Secret
  12. HB593: The Era of Hawaii Agriculture is Over
  13. City has collected more than 4.6 million pounds of homeless garbage from city streets and parks—14,276 Shopping Carts
  14. 21 inmates identified in MCCC riot; transferred to Halawa Correctional Facility
  15. Roads: Kauai Council Actually Considering Preventative Maintenance!
  16. Lifeguards work in deteriorating towers as brand new ones sit unused
  17. American Samoa Governor in Coma After Surgery
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Wednesday, March 13, 2019
March 13, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:11 PM :: 1042 Views
  1. Road Usage Charge: HDoT Community Meetings on Latest Tax Hike Scheme
  2. Auditor: Every Special Fund Proposed by Legislators Fails to Meet Criteria
  3. The Difference Between Real and Fake Energy Policy
  4. HART to Defy Federal Subpoena?
  5. Hawaii's predicted to bring in about $80 mil fewer dollars in tax revenue this fiscal year  
  6. Nearly all state jails operating over capacity
  7. Take longer view on Hawaii infrastructure
  8. Official charged with enforcing building codes didn’t get permits for residence
  9. School Chief Chooses Some Of The People Helping To Evaluate Her
  10. One judge approves sale of Kealohas’ home; another reschedules their fraud trial
  11. Judge rules bank fraud evidence can't be used in Kealoha corruption trial
  12. Legislator: Calls Run 30-0 Against Sanctuary State
  13. Investigation: No laws were broken when athletes skied down a snow-less Mauna Kea
  14. Biomass is not Carbon Neutral
  15. Gabbard Among ‘Those Going Nowhere’
  16. Did Hawaii Company Funnel Malaysian Money to Trump Campaign?
  17. Arrested in Waikiki: Coach Helped Rich Liberals get their Idiot Children into the Colleges They won’t let you attend
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Tuesday, March 12, 2019
March 12, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:09 PM :: 1089 Views
  1. Legislative Preview: Week 8
  2. Another Poll Puts Gabbard at 0% in Iowa
  3. Honolulu Council Special Election: Thursday Deadline to Register to Vote
  4. 557 Candidates Register for Honolulu Neighborhood Board Elections
  5. I Was America’s First ‘Nonbinary’ Person. It Was All a Sham. 
  6. Nishihara: Senate Will Vote on Espinda When I Have 13 Votes Against Him
  7. Criminals Light Fire in Maui Jail because TV Broken
  8. Cost to transport, house Hawaii inmates on the mainland is skyrocketing—But its Still Cheaper than UPW-Controlled Halawa Prison
  9. Shining Sunlight On The Honolulu Police Chief’s Performance
  10. Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Keith Kaneshiro’s paid leave approved by his appointee
  11. City attorney to help hammer out how process for impeachment petition works
  12. Maui Councilmember Calls for Top Lawyer’s Resignation
  13. HPD Lieutenant who investigated financial crimes pleads guilty to tax charges
  14. Illegal immigrant sanctuary bill dies in state legislature
  15. SB663: Robot Cops to Give Tickets at Red Lights
  16. HB593: Replacing Prime Agricultural Land With Solar Panels
  17. Homebuyers should not be forced to choose solar over gas
  18. Honolulu Diocese Should Identify All Credibly Accused Priests
  19. Soft on Crime: Incompetent Prosecutors Let Homeless Lunatic Get Away With Murder—Literally
  20. Downtown Bumfights Leave two Stabbed
  21. Rich Tweeker Has 25-year Criminal Record—Keeps Getting Bail
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Monday, March 11, 2019
March 11, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:41 PM :: 2874 Views
  1. Rep Quinlan to Constituent: "Get the F*** Out!"
  2. Defense Attorneys Part of Kealoha Conspiracy, Coverup    
  3. Maui Corp Counsel Girlfriend ‘Transferred out to Avoid Appearance of Nepotism’
  4. Lawsuit Claims HPD Officer Sexually Assaulted Woman    
  5. HB210: Lower Voter Participation by Making Hawaii Elections More Complicated and Annoying 
  6. SB557: Hawaii to not likely become Second ‘Sanctuary State’ for Illegals
  7. HB1464: HMSA Underpays Doctors
  8. Manipulating Renewable Energy Definitions to Achieve Goals
  9. Gabbard declines to call Syria's Assad a war criminal
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Sunday, March 10, 2019
March 10, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:53 PM :: 1454 Views
  1. TelAbortion: Hawaii Doctors, Lawyers Plan the Abortion Future
  2. The Jones Act: High Steaks
  3. Can’t You Spare Half a Penny for Education?
  4. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted March 9, 2019
  5. Rent Control: How Not to Create Affordable Housing
  6. GET increase will add to Hawaii’s high cost of living
  7. Ninth Circuit Wants To Know The Statute Of Limitations For Takings Claims In Hawaii
  8. Hirono: Gabbard Tied to David Duke, Steve Bannon, Russia
  9. Maui County’s top lawyer arrested for physical abuse
  10. Marijuana: Shiny Object Confused with Priority 
  11. Product Bans are for the Silver Spoon People 
  12. HB1326: Failure to Pass would Harm Electric Coop, Small Farmers 
  13. A grand bargain on vacation rentals?

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Saturday, March 09, 2019
March 9, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:31 PM :: 787 Views
  1. GE Tax Hike a Lose-Lose Proposition
  2. SB931: Tourism Industry Aims to Shut Down Aquarium Fishery
  3. FSM Election 2019 Certified Results
  4. Legislation Introduced to Repeal Jones Act
  5. DPP: Shortage of New Affordable Housing Triples
  6. Legislation Introduced to Repeal Jones Act
  7. While Collecting Honorifics from Chinese Communists, UH Manoa Also Gets Spyware
  8. HART’s disarray shows need for more oversight, not less
  9. Mauna Kea: OHA Still Grifting for Money
  10. Honolulu residents one step closer to paying for trash pickup
  11. Small Boat Harbors Need New Management: DLNR Wants More Money But Hasn’t Earned It
  12. For city officials on paid leave, taxpayers pay now or pay a lot more later
  13. The Kealohas Could Lose Their Taxpayer-Funded Lawyers
  14. Public Safety chief appears headed for a fight at Legislature to keep his job
  15. Former HPD officer accused of sexually assaulting a military wife
  16. Soft on Crime: Shoot a Weed Dealer Get 5 Years
  17. Maui Organic Food Activist is a Child Molester
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Friday, March 08, 2019
March 8, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:02 PM :: 1004 Views
  1. SCR42: After Partying with Mafia Hitman, Sen Stanley Chang Proposes Repeal of 2nd Amendment
  2. Hawaii Infrastructure Receives D+ Grade from Civil Engineers
  3. HB893 Guts DHHL Funding
  4. Earth Just-us: Eco-Lawyer Drives Up Your Cost of Living
  5. Hawaii lawmakers move to decriminalize pot possession
  6. Rape, Kidnapping Plea Bargain:  Gets 5 Years After Marijuana Growers Threaten Rape Victim
  7. City Poised To Pay $550,000 To Cop Who Claimed Ballard Doctored Female Recruits’ Test Scores
  8. UH should be wary of Confucius Institute
  9. Consumer Advocate Urges Rejection of Solar Project on Kunia Ag Land
  10. Identity politics does not fit well in Hawaii
  11. WaPo: Deathwatch for Tulsi Gabbard Campaign
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Thursday, March 07, 2019
March 7, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:22 PM :: 2598 Views
  1. Lyon Bribery: Preliminary Election Results Show FSM President May Lose Seat
  2. Prosecutor Kaneshiro Take Leave of Absence on Deadline to Respond to Supreme Court
  3. Kanuikapono School: Will Teachers be Fired to Cover Up FBI Investigation?
  4. Hawaii Sues Trump Over Abortion Sales Pitch
  5. DBEDT Projects Slower Economy, Rising Unemployment
  6. Crossover: Anti-Gun Bills Make it to the Other Side
  7. House Passes Election Changes, Ethics, Campaign Spending Reforms
  8. DoH Launches Marijuana Sales to Tourists
  9. How Much Does Your State Collect in Corporate Income Taxes Per Capita?
  10. Carbon Tax Crosses over to House
  11.  Ozawa Helped Kealoha Pal Miske
  12. Kealoha lawyer seeks city funding for fees
  13. Solar Bid Rigging: Yamamoto Caliboso Secretly Represented All 7 Winning Bids
  14. State fires firm auditing rail change orders
  15. Rail officials want a multi-million dollar do-over for a station entrance they once decided to scrap
  16. Secret Plan to Convert Waianae Shelter into Massive Festering Homeless Tent City Behind Oahu’s 20% drop in sheltered homeless
  17. Queens Overrun by 1,700 Lunatics: Legislators Consider Doing a Study
  18. Rare Polynesian artifacts stolen from OHA CEO's home
  19. Soft on Crime: 31-Time Loser Gets 10 Years—Could be out in 1 Year
  20. HB287 / HB1557: Clear Squatters out of Foreclosed Homes
  21. Advocates Want to Legalize Child Prostitution
  22. DLNR Takes over Surf School Permits, Gives only one out
  23. Building More Suburbs Could Help Millennials Stay In Hawaii
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Wednesday, March 06, 2019
March 6, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:12 PM :: 1646 Views
  1. Hawaii GE Tax Hits Poor 255% Harder than Rich
  2. It's legislative season again, so taxpayers beware!
  3. Tokuda-Connected Recycler Busted for Fraud
  4. Technology Transformation: Priority Bills on the Move
  5. New Reports Detail the Jones Act’s Cost to Puerto Rico
  6. South Dakota law school: Hawaiian Day is offensive. Hawaii state rep: No it's not.
  7. Hirono Suggests She Was Joking When She Criticized the Green New Deal
  8. Crossover: House Sends 497 Bills to Senate
  9. Legislators Response to Federal Rail Probe: Cancel State Audits
  10. DAGS Rejects 11% of HART Invoices—HDoT Scheme to Milk Rail Budget May be Jeopardy
  11. Senate Approves 11% GE Tax Increase
  12. Pre-K: DoE Bureaucrats Squabble over Lucrative New Fiefdom
  13. Caldwell’s Latest Tax Hikes to create 110 new positions
  14. Mystery: BioFuel Scammers Behind HB307
  15. Dairy Shelves Empty in Hawaii Thanks to Anti-Dairy Activists, Jones Act and Hemi-Global Cooling
  16. Will Dead Criminal Finally Do Something for Family?
  17. Hawaii Claims Lowest Average Personal Loan Balance Among States
  18. 7th Annual Vietnam Era Patriot Recognition
  19. Hawaii Tests Abortion by Telephone
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Tuesday, March 05, 2019
March 5, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:34 PM :: 2234 Views
  1. Crossover: House Sends 197 Bills to Senate
  2. City-Funded Survey Tries Out Excuses for Tax Hikes
  3. Suddenly Transsexual at 50--Former Dude Scores $95K from New Age Guru 
  4. Kealoha Tied to former M Nightclub Owner
  5. HART board and City Council Reject forensic rail audit (again)
  6. Massive Festering Homeless Tent Cities Coming Thanks to Josh Green: HPD chief says yes to ‘temporary refuge areas’
  7. HB1552: Independent Commission of Soft-on-Crime Activists to Oversee Prisons?
  8. Administrator who oversaw Hawaii State Hospital during high-profile escape to leave post
  9. Annual homeless census’ leader resigns
  10. A controversial ban on single-use plastics is up for a vote at the state capitol
  11. Oligopoly Drug Dealers Move 1,569 lbs of Weed, Score $12.9M in Revenue—Expect More when Tourists Can Score
  12. 85% of Medicated Dopers Have …uh… ‘Severe Pain’
  13. Legislature Considers Sex Abuse Investigation Of Catholic Church
  14. Kauai Emergency Proclamation Saves TVRs from Losing Legal Status
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Monday, March 04, 2019
March 4, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:27 PM :: 1079 Views
  1. HB664 / SB674: Legislators Push Sex Change for Autistic Children
  2. Legislative Preview: This Week's Bills on the Move
  3. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted March 3, 2019
  4. Cancer Gambit Pays Off--Kealoha Trial Delayed Until May
  5. The Drug-Addicted Lawyer
  6. Lawmaker wants answers on Public Safety Dept.'s polices, procedures
  7. State trying to raise boat harbor fees excessively
  8. Expedia: SB1292 Illegal Spying on Vacation Rentals
  9. Challenge to City Council race about seeking a fair election
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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

Hunting, Farming and Fishing Assoc.

I Vote Hawaii

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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

OHA Lies

Ohana Policy Group

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