Sunday, October 22, 2017
Hawai'i Free Press

Current Articles | Archives

Sunday, October 22, 2017
Video: Hysteria Subsides, Lehua Island Rat Eradication Successful
By News Release @ 5:01 AM :: 68 Views :: Kauai County, Environment

...Flashback: Rumors and Rage: When Good Conservation Sounds Bad....

Read More..
Sunday, October 22, 2017
DoTax Leaves Fewer Callers in the Dust
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:00 AM :: 64 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Did DOTAX Turn the Corner on Customer Service?....

Read More..
Friday, October 20, 2017
Feds: Kealoha Stole $167K from Orphans
By Andrew Walden @ 11:07 PM :: 353 Views :: Ethics, Police

...In or about 2004, while employed as a private attorney, K. KEALOHA was appointed by the Hawaii state court as trustee and guardian for two minor children....

Read More..
Friday, October 20, 2017
Caldwell Flees State as Ex-Chief is Arrested
By News Release @ 5:40 PM :: 374 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Police

...Caldwell left O‘ahu the evening of Oct 18 for a 'personal vacation', and is scheduled to return on Tuesday, October 31...

Read More..
Friday, October 20, 2017
UPDATE: OHA Trustees Reject CNHA Grab for Charter School Funds
By Dr Kelii Akina PhD @ 3:59 AM :: 789 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics, OHA

...the Resource Management Committee opted to instead give the grant funds directly to the charter schools, instead of to the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement....

Read More..
Friday, October 20, 2017
Government is making a mess of Honolulu's Kakaako Waterfront Park
By Grassroot Institute @ 2:40 AM :: 252 Views :: Honolulu County, Homelessness

...There likely are plenty of groups around Hawaii that would be willing to manage Kakaako Waterfront Park instead of the state. Why not give them a try?....

Read More..
Friday, October 20, 2017
Hawaii AG Joins Call for Large Capacity Ammo Ban
By News Release @ 1:35 AM :: 230 Views :: Second Amendment

...urging the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to uphold a California ban on the possession of large-capacity ammunition magazines for guns....

Read More..
Friday, October 20, 2017
Hawaii #1 for Road Rage
By Selected News Articles @ 1:12 AM :: 261 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...Nowhere are drivers angrier than in Hawaii, analysis suggests....

Read More..
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Letter to House Speaker: Legislator Assaults Oahu Democrat Official After Complaint over Misappropriation of Funds
By Andrew Walden @ 4:53 PM :: 690 Views :: Democratic Party, Ethics

"...The four men who restrained Rep. Quinlan are Rep. Daniel Holt. Rep. Tom Brower, Ali Sek and Benjamin Gates...."

Read More..
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Moody's: Hawaii has Already Collected the Taxes for Next Recession
By Selected News Articles @ 9:47 AM :: 280 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Hawaii has enough in cash reserves to weather next recession, report says....

Read More..
Thursday, October 19, 2017
VIDEO: PBS Insights Debates Jones Act
By Video @ 4:43 AM :: 246 Views :: Jones Act

...Grassroot Institute of Hawaii President and CEO Keli’i Akina, Ph.D., was part of a panel moderated by Lara Yamada that discussed the federal maritime-related Jones Act on “Insights on PBS Hawai‘i,” Oct. 12....

Read More..
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Caldwell announces nominees to Honolulu Police Commission 
By News Release @ 3:28 AM :: 510 Views :: Honolulu County, Police

...Caldwell today nominated Karen Chang and Jerry Gibson to serve on the volunteer Honolulu Police Commission. Their appointments require confirmation by the Honolulu City Council....

Read More..
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Caldwell signs bills creating Waikīkī Transportation Management Special Improvement District
By News Release @ 3:19 AM :: 433 Views :: Honolulu County, Rail, Tourism

...bills passed by the Honolulu City Council last week create and authorize the Waikīkī Transportation Management Special Improvement District....

Read More..
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Who's Squandering Your Money at OHA?
By Video @ 6:09 PM :: 325 Views :: Akaka Bill, Ethics, OHA

...Hawaiian Beneficiary Funds Continue To Fly Out The Door At OHA....

Read More..
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Business Taxes: Hawaii Ranks 27th
By News Release @ 4:37 PM :: 216 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Taxes

...The State Business Tax Climate Index is a measure of how well states structure their tax systems....

Read More..
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Hawaii AG Sues Feds for Records on Deportation of Illegals
By Selected News Articles @ 3:40 PM :: 333 Views :: National News, Law Enforcement

“The federal government has significantly increased its immigration enforcement activities, including, for example, a nearly 40 percent increase in arrests within the first four months of 2017,” the complaint states....

Read More..
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Rep Andria Tupola to Host Hawaii Tax Conference
By News Release @ 3:14 PM :: 527 Views :: Taxes

...with speakers from the Reason Foundation, Tax Foundation, and Pew Charitable Trusts to inform the public on ways we can solve many of our fiscal problems and make our economy better....

Read More..
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Quality of Life? Honolulu Ranks 18th
By News Release @ 4:10 PM :: 263 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...Median gross rent as a percentage of monthly income 46.5%....

Read More..
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Hawaii Judge Blocks Trump’s New Travel Ban. Again.
By News Release @ 3:30 PM :: 231 Views :: National News, Law Enforcement

...U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson of the District of Hawaii issued a temporary restraining order against the ban Tuesday....

Read More..
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Alaska Native Leader Tara Mac Lean Sweeney Nominated for Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs
By News Release @ 1:33 PM :: 384 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

..."Ms Sweeney is an incredibly qualified nominee," said Robin Puanani Danner....

Read More..
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Video: Kelii Akina on The State of Racial Harmony in Hawaii
By Dr Kelii Akina PhD @ 4:24 AM :: 299 Views :: OHA

...Michael Lilly , Former Hawaii Attorney General, joins Hawaii Together with Keli'i Akina for a discussion on the history and current state of Racial Harmony in Hawaii.... 

Read More..
Sunday, October 15, 2017
Crooks and Cronies: Who’s Getting Paid from the FY 2016-17 OHA Check Register
By Andrew Walden @ 8:40 PM :: 2011 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Hawai’i Free Press has obtained a copy of the Fiscal Year 2016-17 Office of Hawaiian Affairs check register in response to an open records request....

Read More..
Sunday, October 15, 2017
Incentives for Retirement Savings
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:01 AM :: 583 Views :: Taxes

...During the past few months, the Tax Review Commission has been busy at work....

Read More..
Saturday, October 14, 2017
Hawaii politicians missing the boat on Jones Act reform
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:13 PM :: 637 Views :: Jones Act

...It isn't often that a supposedly controversial political issue builds to an overwhelming consensus among Hawaii citizens — especially when that consensus is in direct opposition to the official position of the state's Democratic Party....

Read More..
Friday, October 13, 2017
Workers Protest as Star-Adv lays off 25% of Newsroom
By News Release @ 4:29 AM :: 1337 Views :: First Amendment, Labor

...publisher Dennis Francis of OPI, owned by Canada-based Black Press Ltd., is insisting on slashing wages and benefits for the remaining journalists....

Read More..
Friday, October 13, 2017
Fuchigami Taking over from Ige's Chief of Staff? – That’s What the State Constitution Says 
By News Release @ 3:56 AM :: 1807 Views :: Hawaii State Government

...The position of administrative director is actually one of the few positions created by the State Constitution....

Read More..
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Kiplinger: Hawaii Taxes 7th Highest in USA
By News Release @ 7:25 PM :: 523 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...and this is before the legislature raised the TAT and increased the Income Tax.... 

Read More..
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Best Colleges? UH Manoa Ranks 484th -- UH Hilo 729th
By Selected News Articles @ 3:01 PM :: 853 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...comparing nearly 1,000 higher-education institutions in the U.S. across 27 key measures....

Read More..
Thursday, October 12, 2017
State and Local Taxation Per Capita: Hawaii Takes $5,705
By Tax Foundation @ 2:20 PM :: 462 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Hawaii has the 8th highest amount of taxation per capita in the USA....

Read More..
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Hawaii AG Obstructs Requests on How Much Taxpayer Funds Are Being Spent Fighting Trump’s Travel Ban
By Selected News Articles @ 1:57 PM :: 921 Views :: National News, Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Law Enforcement

...the Hawaii AG office denied the public interest fee waiver request and charged $28,396.30 to complete the document search....

Read More..
Thursday, October 12, 2017
USNWR: Best States? Hawaii Ranks 27th
By Selected News Articles @ 2:51 AM :: 560 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics

...Fiscal Stability#41....

Read More..
Thursday, October 12, 2017
​State of Hawaii Auditing OHA
By Dr Kelii Akina PhD @ 1:49 AM :: 724 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...the state Auditor has already informed OHA of its preliminary findings....

Read More..
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
SCOTUS Backs Trump, Dismisses Travel Ban Challenge
By Selected News Articles @ 3:03 PM :: 701 Views :: National News, Law Enforcement

...Tuesday’s order strongly suggests that the justices will dismiss the Hawaii case once the refugee resettlement provision terminates....

Read More..
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Recent Federal Court Ruling Affects Hawaii Tip Credit
By Selected News Articles @ 9:58 PM :: 807 Views :: Labor, Small Business

...the 9th Circuit Court’s Marsh v. J. Alexander LLC decision makes life much easier for employers with tipped employees in Hawaii....

Read More..
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Chin, Muslims Sue to Block Travel Ban 3.0
By News Release @ 9:37 PM :: 500 Views :: National News, Law Enforcement, Religion

'...it continues to effectuate the President’s unrepudiated promise to exclude Muslims from the United States...."

Read More..
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Trump Refuses to Extend Jones Act Waiver for Puerto Rico
By Michael Hansen @ 8:05 PM :: 507 Views :: Jones Act

...Expiration of Trump’s temporary Puerto Rico Jones Act waiver validates Sen McCain’s permanent exemption bill....

Read More..
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted October 10, 2017
By Congress.org @ 4:31 PM :: 505 Views :: Congressional Delegation
  • Senate: Pai Nomination – Confirmation
  • Senate: Quarles Nomination – Confirmation
  • Senate: Cissna Nomination – Confirmation
  • House: Abortion Ban
  • House: Fiscal 2018 Budget Resolution
Read More..
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
The Atlantic: Aloha Tower Deal Makes HPU Poster Child for College Debt
By Selected News Articles @ 1:30 PM :: 3700 Views :: Higher Education

...it spent $54 million to buy Honolulu’s iconic Aloha Tower and convert it into an anchor for its downtown campus....

Read More..
Monday, October 09, 2017
Jones Act industry anxiety increases with Hurricane waivers
By Michael Hansen @ 11:44 PM :: 563 Views :: Jones Act

...Seafarers Fret Over New Assault on Jones Act in Wake of Storms....

Read More..
Sunday, October 08, 2017
Campaign Contributions, Financial Disclosure Tie Rep Beth Fukumoto to Alleged Ponzi Scheme
By Andrew Walden @ 10:27 PM :: 2677 Views :: Democratic Party, Ethics, Republican Party

...Fukumoto’s Long-Form Financial Disclosures include many details....

Read More..
Sunday, October 08, 2017
Protest OHA Giving CNHA $1.5M Hawaii Charter School Funds
By Selected News Articles @ 5:36 PM :: 660 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Wednesday, October 11th At 10 AM....

Read More..
Sunday, October 08, 2017
If You're Still Paying Use Tax on Amazon Purchases--Stop
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:01 AM :: 1600 Views :: Taxes

...those who buy things from Amazon and have been paying Use Tax can stop....

Read More..
Saturday, October 07, 2017
Honolulu Boondoggle Recovery Plan
By Selected News Articles @ 5:08 PM :: 683 Views :: Rail

...You know you are in trouble when you have to write a recovery plan for a project that isn’t even half built....

Read More..
Saturday, October 07, 2017
Hawaii: Median Family Spends 6.8 years income to buy median home
By Selected News Articles @ 4:35 PM :: 1463 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...Hawaii is the most unaffordable housing market in USA....

Read More..
Saturday, October 07, 2017
Transit Ridership is Declining–So Why Pay Transit CEOs So Much Money?
By Selected News Articles @ 4:20 PM :: 632 Views :: Rail

...HART’s CEO, for example, gets $317,000 plus a “housing allowance” of about $4,600 a month and a “transportation allowance” of $600 a month....

Read More..
Saturday, October 07, 2017
Jones Act Lobby: Ten Days is all Puerto Rico Should Get
By Michael Hansen @ 2:03 PM :: 638 Views :: Jones Act

...U.S. House Subcommittee hears the Jones Act industry praise themselves....

Read More..
Saturday, October 07, 2017
Jones Act industry dirty tricks sabotage Hawaii poll
By Michael Hansen @ 1:50 PM :: 595 Views :: Jones Act

...Jones Act carriers in Jacksonville, FL were able to take time away from Puerto Rico hurricane relief shipments to dial in to a Hawaii online poll....

Read More..
Saturday, October 07, 2017
Promise Kept: Trump Administration Protects Americans’ Religious Freedom
By Heritage Foundation @ 1:13 PM :: 619 Views :: First Amendment, Religion

...The Obama administration winnowed the definition of religious freedom down to the narrow idea of “freedom of worship.” This was rebutted in the first line of Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ memorandum....

Read More..
Friday, October 06, 2017
RU486: ACLU Chooses Hawaii to Launch Abortion Drug Litigation
By Selected News Articles @ 11:43 AM :: 835 Views :: Health Care, Life

...The American Civil Liberties Union of Hawaii filed a federal lawsuit against the Food and Drug Administration over federal restrictions that require a doctor's prescription to get an abortion pill....

Read More..
Friday, October 06, 2017
Free Rein for Choppers Drives Park Enthusiasts to Court
By Selected News Articles @ 11:39 AM :: 658 Views :: Hawaii County , Environment

...Wednesday’s lawsuit says there were 14,645 commercial air tours conducted over the Hawaii Volcanoes alone....

Read More..
Page 1 of 330First   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

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'ole Eradication

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

Friends of Lanai

Front Page Magazine

Frontline: The Fixers

Genetic Literacy Project

Get Off Your Butts!

God, Freedom, America

GoGoGMO!

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 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 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 Open Budget

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 Senate Informer

Hawaii Shield Law Coalition

Hawaii Shippers Council

Hawaii Smokers Alliance

Hawaii State Data Lab

Hawaii Votes

Heritage Foundation

HI Coalition Against Legalized Gambling

HIEC.Coop

Hiram Fong Papers

Homeschool Legal Defense Hawaii

Honolulu Homeless Crisis

Honolulu Navy League

Honolulu TEA Party

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

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

No Hawaii Beverage Tax

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

OpenHawaii.org

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

Senate Minority FB

SenatorFong.com

SIFE Remington

SIFE W. Oahu

Smart About Marijuana--Hawaii

St Marianne Cope

State Budget Solutions Hawaii

State Policy Network

Statehood for Guam

Tax Foundation of Hawaii

TEA Party Maui

TFB Micronesia

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

United Veterans Hawaii

US Tax Foundation Hawaii Info

Valor in the Pacific

VAREP Honolulu

Waagey.org

West Maui Taxpayers Association

What Natalie Thinks

Whole Life Hawaii

YAL UH Hilo 

Yes2TMT

 

 

 

Maui TEA Party
Maui TEA Party