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Sunday, April 30, 2017
Making Money at the County Level
By Tom Yamachika @ 6:01 AM :: 77 Views :: Taxes

How does a county raise money?

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Saturday, April 29, 2017
SB501: Mandatory Abortion Promotion -- Final Reading House and Senate
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 11:55 PM :: 142 Views :: First Amendment, Health Care, Life

The bill will have it's final reading in the House on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, during the 9:00 a.m. Floor Session.  The Senate reading is also scheduled for May 2, 2017, during the 10:00 a.m. Floor Session....

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Saturday, April 29, 2017
Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 11:51 PM :: 105 Views :: First Amendment, Health Care, Life

... MAY 4, 2017 -- ADJOURNMENT SINE DIE ....

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Saturday, April 29, 2017
Fake Methodology: Health Department Claims 11% of Hawaii HS Students are LGBTQ
By Andrew Walden @ 3:46 PM :: 199 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Health Care
Are you committing a thought crime right now?
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Saturday, April 29, 2017
Visitor Spending Up 12.3% in March 2017
By News Release @ 2:41 PM :: 131 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

...Japan Market Led the Growth in Spending and Arrivals....

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Saturday, April 29, 2017
Which Places Benefit Most From State and Local Tax Deductions?
By Tax Foundation @ 6:01 AM :: 153 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tax Credits, Taxes

There are two factors contributing to this regional variation. The first is that higher-income taxpayers tend to take larger deductions....The second factor for county-by-county variation is that state and local tax regimes differ substantially....

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Friday, April 28, 2017
Proposed revocation of Jones Act rulings for the offshore industry
By Michael Hansen @ 10:10 PM :: 194 Views :: Jones Act

...Revocation of the rulings would close a loophole that allows the use of non-Jones Act eligible vessels to support the offshore industry....

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Friday, April 28, 2017
Chaos: Rail Tax Bill Suddenly Turns into ‘Illegal’ 2.75% TAT Hike
By Rep Bob McDermott @ 9:55 PM :: 269 Views :: Rail, Taxes, Tourism

...Shifting Burden to Hotels Will Hurt Tourism and Employment....

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Friday, April 28, 2017
To What Extent Does Your State Rely on Sales Taxes?–Hawaii 7th
By Tax Foundation @ 4:54 PM :: 192 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

On average, 23.3% of state and local tax revenues came from sales taxes in fiscal year 2014.  For Hawaii 37.6%....

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Friday, April 28, 2017
Rep Beth Fukumoto Democrat? “Still waiting”
By Video @ 3:33 PM :: 191 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians, Republican Party

“Hopefully soon.  Still waiting” – Rep Beth Fukumoto....

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Friday, April 28, 2017
And the Winner is—Not Hawaii
By Dr Kelii Akina PhD @ 2:57 PM :: 222 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

The most recent version of Rich States, Poor States has been released, and once again, Hawaii ends up on the wrong end of that title....

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Friday, April 28, 2017
Honolulu Neighborhood Board--List of Contested Races and Candidates
By News Release @ 6:01 AM :: 4374 Views :: Honolulu County

The election is slated to begin April 28, 2017 and end May 19, 2017....

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Thursday, April 27, 2017
HSTA: 98% Ratify Sweetheart Contract with Ige
By News Release @ 11:42 PM :: 179 Views :: Education K-12, Labor

Ninety-eight percent of the nearly 8,000 members of HSTA who cast ballots across the state today voted to ratify a new four-year contract....

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Thursday, April 27, 2017
Are local families fleeing Hawaii taxes?
By Grassroot Institute @ 9:37 PM :: 280 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes, Cost of Living

...the phenomenon of locals leaving Hawaii to live on the mainland has been increasing significantly in recent years....

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Thursday, April 27, 2017
State not exempt from family budgeting principles
By Grassroot Institute @ 9:30 PM :: 200 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Taxes

Most families in Hawaii know that they shouldn’t spend more money than they have. But somehow, Hawaii legislators haven’t gotten the message....

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Thursday, April 27, 2017
US should rethink migrant aid in West Pacific
By Grassroot Institute @ 9:26 PM :: 193 Views :: National News

As comprehensive policy failures go, COFA may be the best-kept secret in Washington, D.C....

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Thursday, April 27, 2017
The Hill: How the Jones Act drives up the cost of food and gasoline for millions of Americans
By Grassroot Institute @ 9:08 PM :: 257 Views :: Jones Act

...the Jones Act is not just a Hawaii problem — it’s a national problem....

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Thursday, April 27, 2017
OHA hires new Chief Financial Officer
By News Release @ 1:02 AM :: 355 Views :: OHA

OHA today named David K. Laeha as the agency’s new Chief Financial Officer and Resource Management Director. He will start on May 16....

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017
OHA Chair Tries to Limit Beneficiary Input—Discussion Deleted from Video
By Video @ 9:49 PM :: 314 Views :: Ethics, OHA

OHA Edited That Part Of The Meeting Video Out Before They Later Posted It Online....

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Hawaii Business Tax Burden -- 7th Highest in USA
By News Release @ 3:59 PM :: 232 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Taxes

The experts at Anderson Economic Group have considered 11 taxes that businesses pay in order to produce the most comprehensive business tax burden ranking to date....

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Hawaii’s Best Public High Schools—How did your School Rank?
By Selected News Articles @ 3:31 PM :: 334 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

There are six silver medal schools and five bronze medal schools from Hawaii included in the 2017 rankings of U.S. News Best High Schools....

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Hawaii: 4th-Highest Gambling Related Arrests Per Capita
By Selected News Articles @ 3:22 PM :: 226 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement

Hawaii ranks 8th for problem gambling treatment ....

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Free Speech Crackdown on Hawaii Pregnancy Centers Passes House Vote
By Selected News Articles @ 2:49 PM :: 257 Views :: First Amendment, Life

With only 10 of Hawaii’s 51 state representatives voting against SB 510, the measure will now go back to the state senate for a review of amendments....

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Second Lady Sees Art Therapy in Action at Hawaii Base
By News Release @ 2:18 PM :: 305 Views :: Health Care, Military

Karen Pence, a champion for art therapy programs, visited the arts and crafts building at Schofield, where she spoke with patients currently enrolled in art therapy programs....

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Trump Orders Interior Department to Review Obama Tuna Monuments
By News Release @ 3:15 AM :: 346 Views :: Environment, National News, Small Business
"Finally, rural America has a voice again"
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Tuesday, April 25, 2017
City unveils new apartments for homeless
By News Release @ 11:29 PM :: 260 Views :: Honolulu County, Homelessness

The maximum income for applicants is 50 percent of the Area Median Income (AMI), with rents ranging from $880 to $1,306 per month....

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Conference Committee Agrees on State Budget
By News Release @ 5:14 PM :: 235 Views :: Hawaii State Government

House and Senate conferees met on Monday to approve a final version of HB100 HD1 SD1, the state budget bill covering fiscal years 2018 and 2019....

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Maui Council to Consider 7.6% Property Tax Hike
By News Release @ 2:38 PM :: 244 Views :: Maui County, Taxes

The hearing will start at 6 p.m. Wednesday April 26 in Council Chambers on the eighth floor of Kalana O Maui at 200 S. High St....

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Talking GMOs at the March for Science
By Joni Kamiya @ 2:07 PM :: 421 Views :: Higher Education, GMOs

...people would lean in close and whisper quietly if we were about GMOs....

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Emergency Preparedness? Hawaii Below Average State
By News Release @ 2:54 AM :: 265 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Military

Preparedness Index assesses all 50 states & District of Columbia for health security and preparedness....

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Oral Health: Hawaii Kids Rank 49th in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 2:35 AM :: 264 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

28 key indicators of cost, quality and access to children’s health care....

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Monday, April 24, 2017
Vice President Mike Pence Visits Am Samoa
By News Release @ 11:22 AM :: 1888 Views :: Military

The Vice President is concluding his trip with a visit to Honolulu, Hawaii on April 24....

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Sunday, April 23, 2017
Tracking Eleven Tax Hike Bills into Secretive Conference Committees
By Andrew Walden @ 8:17 PM :: 5543 Views :: Taxes

Here is a complete list with links to the bill page on the Legislative website....

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Sunday, April 23, 2017
Don’t Compel Doctors to Promote State-Favored Programs
By Selected News Articles @ 6:26 PM :: 459 Views :: First Amendment, Life

Compelling licensed professionals to speak the government’s message is dangerous....

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Sunday, April 23, 2017
Best Small Cities to Start a Business? Kaneohe Ranks 1176th
By Selected News Articles @ 3:42 PM :: 551 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

....Kahului, Pearl City, Waipahu, Hilo, Kaneohe....

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Sunday, April 23, 2017
IRS: Hawaii Legislature Voted to Destroy Employee Retirement System
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:01 AM :: 2053 Views :: Maui County, Health Care, Labor, Taxes

IRS Ruling: Act 1 Cash Payout to HGEA members would cost ERS its nonprofit status .... 

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Sunday, April 23, 2017
HSTA Contract Agreement: 13.6% Raise, ‘Streamlined Evaluations’
By News Release @ 2:44 AM :: 910 Views :: Labor

HSTA members are very grateful to Gov. David Ige for personally taking part in negotiations over several days to help us....

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Saturday, April 22, 2017
HECO Touts Green Energy Progress on Earth Day
By News Release @ 4:45 AM :: 305 Views :: Energy, Environment

...in 2016 26 percent of the electricity used by customers came from renewable resources - up from 23 percent the year before....

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Saturday, April 22, 2017
Ira Einhorn, Earth Day's Dirty Secret
By Selected News Articles @ 3:02 AM :: 35763 Views :: Environment

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

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Saturday, April 22, 2017
Crichton: Environmentalism is a religion
By Selected News Articles @ 3:01 AM :: 56176 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....
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Saturday, April 22, 2017
Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 2:32 AM :: 354 Views :: Family, Life

...Upcoming Legislative Dates....

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Friday, April 21, 2017
HB165: How Lawmakers can Deal with Annoying Citizens
By Dr Kelii Akina PhD @ 6:34 PM :: 599 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government

...HB165 (now headed to a Conference Committee) would modernize the existing Sunshine Law by requiring electronic posting of public agency meeting notices and minutes and making board packets available for public inspection....

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Friday, April 21, 2017
HTA: Tamp Down all this Rat Lungworm Talk
By News Release @ 4:32 PM :: 653 Views :: Health Care, Tourism

“To the visitors already in the Hawaiian Islands or planning a trip here in the coming months, there is no need to be overly concerned. Please patronize our restaurants...."

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Friday, April 21, 2017
The day when America moved toward becoming a global power
By Selected News Articles @ 4:17 PM :: 1318 Views :: Hawaii History

On April 21, 1898, Spain broke off diplomatic relations with the United States....

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Friday, April 21, 2017
HTA: Without TVRs Hawaii Would Lose 15% of Tourists
By News Release @ 4:15 PM :: 704 Views :: Small Business, Tourism

HTA commentary about House Bill 1471 and Senate Bill 704, as they relate to transient accommodations....

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Friday, April 21, 2017
Cayetano to Trump: Cancel Federal Rail Funding
By News Release @ 2:56 PM :: 1698 Views :: Rail

...the Final Environmental Impact Statement concluded that rail would reduce traffic congestion by less than 2% and that “traffic congestion will be worse in the future with rail than what it is today....

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Friday, April 21, 2017
Desperate to Influence Conference Committee, Caldwell Pretends to Take Responsibility for Massive GE Tax Hike
By News Release @ 11:57 AM :: 1091 Views :: Rail, Taxes

...Caldwell introduces bill authorizing city to extend GET surcharge to pay for rail construction....

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Friday, April 21, 2017
Are Enviros Finally Ready to Accept Fish Farming?
By Selected News Articles @ 12:25 AM :: 1435 Views :: Environment, Small Business

...some environmentalists are saying open-ocean aquaculture deserves a fresh look....

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Thursday, April 20, 2017
Conference Committee to Hear SB501: Mandatory Abortion Promotion
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 7:04 PM :: 426 Views :: First Amendment, Life

The watered down version of SB501 (Relating to Health) has been scheduled for a hearing in the conference committee tomorrow (04-21-17) at 1:00PM in conference room 016....

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Thursday, April 20, 2017
TMT Contested Case Deadline Set
By News Release @ 7:00 PM :: 601 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...June 13, 2017....

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