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Friday, August 18, 2017
Hawaii misses the bitcoin boom
By Grassroot Institute @ 11:59 PM :: 151 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Small Business

....Since then, the price of bitcoin has catapulted to over $4,000 per bitcoin, up from $1,000....

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Friday, August 18, 2017
City rail audit won’t look for fraud?
By Dr Kelii Akina PhD @ 8:11 PM :: 157 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Rail

...despite the fact that City Auditor Edwin Young told the committee “the red flags were there”....

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Friday, August 18, 2017
Honolulu Republicans: Happy Statehood Day!
By Brett Kulbis @ 3:47 PM :: 120 Views :: Hawaii History

...on August 21, 1959 President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed a proclamation making Hawaii the 50th state....

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Friday, August 18, 2017
Hawaii Statehood: Tiny 1959 opposition was anti-Japanese, not anti-American
By Andrew Walden @ 5:46 AM :: 26108 Views :: Hawaii History

... Opponents of Statehood were landed aristocracy fearful of being ruled by their employees....

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Friday, August 18, 2017
Desperation: HART Backs Efficiency Audit
By News Release @ 2:04 AM :: 135 Views :: Ethics, Rail

...HART Directors discussed using public-private partnerships to help fund the remaining elements of Honolulu's Rail Transit Project....

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Friday, August 18, 2017
Ships No Longer a Mystery: Young Bros Owner to Launch New Hawaii Service
By Michael Hansen @ 12:50 AM :: 206 Views :: Jones Act

...“This week [TOTE] began conversations to secure the new deep water Kapalama Container Terminal (KCT) in Honolulu...."

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Thursday, August 17, 2017
Honolulu City Lights application deadline Sept 1
By News Release @ 8:27 PM :: 110 Views :: First Amendment, Religion

...Non-profit organizations wanting to create a display on the Frank F. Fasi Civic Center grounds during the annual Honolulu City Lights exhibition must apply by September 1, 2017....

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Thursday, August 17, 2017
Honolulu: $100 worth only $80.32
By Tax Foundation @ 3:29 PM :: 158 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... Honolulu is the most expensive city in the USA, but in rural Hawaii $100 is worth $99.90 ....

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Thursday, August 17, 2017
DBEDT Releases 2016 Hawaii Data Book
By News Release @ 4:30 AM :: 175 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...the 2016 edition of the “State of Hawaii Data Book.”....

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Corporations Becoming New Arbiters Of Public Morality
By Selected News Articles @ 10:01 PM :: 207 Views :: First Amendment

....in this chess game, those in Charlottesville are just pawns....

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Telescope: OHA Sees Chance for Land and Money Grab
By Video @ 6:41 PM :: 218 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

...OHA Tricksters Are Hard At Work....

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Audit: Bulky Pickup Schemes Generate Millions in Overtime
By News Release @ 5:43 PM :: 213 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Labor

...153 employees received $1.7 million in overtime for bulky and white goods collection....

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Honolulu 2016 Citizen-Centric Report Released
By News Release @ 5:06 PM :: 131 Views :: Honolulu County

... government financial information in a concise, timely, clear, understandable, and accurate manner to the general public ....

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Honolulu Ethics Comm Seeks Comments on Draft Strategic Plan
By News Release @ 4:56 PM :: 212 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics

...Please send your comments on the draft strategic plan by September 1, 2017....

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Compact Impact: DoI Launches Census of COFA Migrants
By News Release @ 3:50 PM :: 161 Views :: National News

...Interior, Census Launch 2018 Enumeration of Compact Migrants in Hawaii, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands and American Samoa To Determine Distribution of Compact Impact Funds....

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Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Jones Act: Matson and Pasha Seek Every Loophole
By Michael Hansen @ 10:41 PM :: 281 Views :: Jones Act

...big enough to sail four ships through....

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Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Rep Tupola Backs Forensic Audit for HART
By News Release @ 1:44 PM :: 237 Views :: Ethics, Rail, Taxes

...City and HART officials were often unable to give specific answers to our questions and rarely took responsibility for their cost overruns and inflated budgets....

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Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Broken Trust Published 20 Years Ago
By News Release @ 1:35 AM :: 262 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii History

The essay titled “Broken Trust”, published on August 9, 1997 by the Honolulu Star Bulletin, reported widespread corruption involving Bishop Estate....

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Monday, August 14, 2017
Charlottesville Attack Was Domestic Terrorism
By IPT News @ 9:04 PM :: 251 Views :: National News

...Trump's refusal Saturday to specifically condemn by name those Ku Klux Klan, neo-Nazi white supremacists was morally deficient....

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Monday, August 14, 2017
Mattis: ‘We’ll Take It Out’ If North Korea Fires A Missile At Guam
By Selected News Articles @ 6:22 PM :: 250 Views :: Military

...the U.S. military will shoot down North Korea’s missiles if they fire on U.S. territory....

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Monday, August 14, 2017
Oahu GOP: Mo More Bailouts for Rail
By Brett Kulbis @ 3:03 PM :: 282 Views :: Rail, Republican Party

...today's information hearing is nothing more than kabuki theater designed to make us believe they're concerned....

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Monday, August 14, 2017
Grassroot: Investigate Rail Fraud, Waste, Abuse
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:00 PM :: 278 Views :: Ethics, Rail

“What is needed is a full, independent forensic audit of the project, to identify the reason — or reasons — for its significant cost overruns and missed deadlines...."

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Sunday, August 13, 2017
Kawananakoa Estate: Sex, Drugs, and Inequality
By Andrew Walden @ 1:16 PM :: 7150 Views :: Ethics, Drugs

...If you’re rich, Hawaii is a really lousy place to get sick....

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Sunday, August 13, 2017
The Grand Skim of Things, Part 2
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:01 AM :: 469 Views :: Hawaii State Government

...the Central Services Skim has redirected about $45 million a year from the special funds to the state general fund....

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Saturday, August 12, 2017
Youth Homelessness--Hawaii Ranks 5th
By Selected News Articles @ 4:51 PM :: 363 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Homelessness

...2017’s States with the Most Underprivileged Children....

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Saturday, August 12, 2017
Tough On DUI? Hawaii Ranks 26th
By Selected News Articles @ 4:15 PM :: 274 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...compare drunk driving penalties in all 50 states and D.C.....

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Saturday, August 12, 2017
DBEDT: Hawaii Economy Slowing
By News Release @ 3:58 PM :: 272 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics

...After two years of consecutive growth above 2 percent, Hawaii’s economy grew by 0.9 percent during the first quarter of 2017....

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Saturday, August 12, 2017
Registration Open for Hawaii LifeSmarts Competition
By News Release @ 3:44 PM :: 270 Views :: Education K-12

LifeSmarts is a free, national educational program that teaches students critical life skills in five key areas....

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Saturday, August 12, 2017
Honolulu Rents Jump Another 6.7%
By News Release @ 2:51 AM :: 405 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...Honolulu, HI, hit #3 in July with an increase of 8%, and returns to the list at #4 in August for another 6.7% increase. For August, that means median one-bedroom rent is $1,766 — the tenth highest in the country....

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Saturday, August 12, 2017
It was 119 years ago today: Hawaii Becomes US Territory
By Selected News Articles @ 12:01 AM :: 2827 Views :: Hawaii History

On August 12, 1898, the United States and Spain reached a cease-fire agreement in its brief conflict over Cuba and the Philippines....

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Friday, August 11, 2017
No need for special session this summer
By Grassroot Institute @ 10:49 PM :: 783 Views :: Rail, Taxes

...the immediate cash flow problems have been solved for the most part by the Honolulu City Council, which authorized the sale of $350 million in bonds to help bail out the project....

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Friday, August 11, 2017
Audit the rail: An idea that’s catching on
By Dr Kelii Akina PhD @ 2:11 PM :: 435 Views :: Ethics, Rail

...Mahalo for helping this idea to catch on....

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Friday, August 11, 2017
Rail Fail: Why You Should Speak Out
By Shirlene Ostrov @ 2:04 PM :: 468 Views :: Rail, Republican Party, Taxes

...Honolulu Rail Project is on track to becoming the costliest and most mismanaged public transportation project in our nation's history....

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Thursday, August 10, 2017
Which States Benefit Most from the Home Mortgage Interest Deduction?
By Tax Foundation @ 7:51 PM :: 392 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... Hawaii ranks 4th with an average deduction of $2629 ....

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Thursday, August 10, 2017
Governor needs to step up and fix Maui school bus crisis
By Rep Bob McDermott @ 7:43 PM :: 401 Views :: Education K-12

...students and parents of Maui are being held hostage to bureaucratic bumbling that would make the keystone cops envious....

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Thursday, August 10, 2017
DLNR Sea Level Rise Adaptation Meeting Set for Hilo, Kona
By News Release @ 7:35 PM :: 470 Views :: Hawaii County , Environment

...Believe this?  Got Hawaii oceanfront real estate? I will buy it off you for 10% of assessed value cash money....

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Thursday, August 10, 2017
Hawaii: North Korea Threat is Excuse for Another Pork Barrel Project
By Selected News Articles @ 9:49 AM :: 827 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Military

...Hawaii’s congressional delegation is hoping they’ll hook the big fish....

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Thursday, August 10, 2017
Rail: ‘Special audit possibly coming down the line’
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:00 AM :: 472 Views :: Ethics, Rail

...Cliff Slater told the HART board that “everything should come up on the table, as John Henry Felix is calling for.”....

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Thursday, August 10, 2017
Killer Windfarms: Why do we subsidize the slaughter?
By Selected News Articles @ 3:44 AM :: 813 Views :: Energy, Environment

...a proposed Hawaii wind farm admits it will be lethal and seeks government permission to commence the killing....

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Thursday, August 10, 2017
Video: How Jones Act Jams up Highway Traffic
By Michael Hansen @ 2:58 AM :: 345 Views :: Jones Act

...the Jones Act has stifled coastal shipping and shifted the movement of freight to the nation’s roadways....

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Wednesday, August 09, 2017
OHA the Savior of Mauna Kea?
By Video @ 6:11 PM :: 499 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education, OHA

...Telescope: For OHA, it’s all About the Rent Money....

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Wednesday, August 09, 2017
Want Land? DLNR Will Buy You Some
By News Release @ 4:32 AM :: 631 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Land Use

Grant applications for land acquisition....

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Wednesday, August 09, 2017
Who Needs Rail? Cost-Effective Lane Projects Save Commuters Time
By News Release @ 4:21 AM :: 448 Views :: Rail

“While highways funding is limited, we haven’t let that stop us...."

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Wednesday, August 09, 2017
Hawaii -- Lowest Percentage of MDs Accepting Medicare
By Selected News Articles @ 2:50 AM :: 674 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...2017’s Best & Worst States for Health Care....

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Tuesday, August 08, 2017
Matson Tightens Grip on South Pacific
By Michael Hansen @ 11:59 PM :: 307 Views :: Jones Act

...once their Marshall Islands service is in place, Matson will no longer use Kyowa Line to transship cargo....

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Tuesday, August 08, 2017
North Korea Mulls Nuking Guam
By Selected News Articles @ 8:12 PM :: 386 Views :: Military

...North Korean state media warned Wednesday that it is considering launching strikes on U.S. forces in Guam, as well as the U.S. mainland....

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Tuesday, August 08, 2017
Full Text: Lawmaker Leaks Plan to Make Sister Isles Pay for Rail -- Public Hearing Set
By News Release @ 5:22 PM :: 1545 Views :: Rail, Taxes

...The Hawaii Legislature is hosting a public informational briefing on state funding for the City & County of Honolulu’s rail project at 10 a.m. Aug. 14 in the State Capitol auditorium....

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Tuesday, August 08, 2017
Trump Admin Funds Micronesia One Stop Centers
By News Release @ 1:15 AM :: 392 Views :: National News

...technical assistance grants totaling $467,095 to continue support for the Micronesia Resource Center One Stop Shop on Guam and the We are Oceania Hālau Ola One Stop Center in Hawaii...

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Monday, August 07, 2017
Full Text: Summary of Secret UPW Contract
By Andrew Walden @ 7:56 PM :: 744 Views :: Labor

...The contract features 10.65% wage hikes over four years and a reopener for years three and four -- conveniently timed for after the next gubernatorial election....

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Monday, August 07, 2017
Why Hawaii Isn't Rich Like Texas
By Dr Kelii Akina PhD @ 12:01 AM :: 1045 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Taxes

Texas has no personal income tax....

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