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Saturday, January 31, 2009
January 31, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 10:25 PM :: 5941 Views
Iraq PM hails vote as 'victory' Up to 15 million Iraqis are eligible to cast votes.  The elections are being held in 14 of the country's 18 pro...
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Friday, January 30, 2009
January 30, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 10:37 PM :: 4998 Views
"D" for DoE (again) The nonpartisan National Council on Teacher Quality is giving Hawaii a letter grade of D in its State Teacher Policy Ye...
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Thursday, January 29, 2009
January 29, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 10:33 PM :: 4858 Views
Visitor arrivals Drop 16.5 percent The state projects another double-digit decline in January tourism and a 1.9 percent drop in arrivals to 6.7 milli...
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Wednesday, January 28, 2009
January 28, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 10:42 PM :: 6769 Views
Bill for condemnation of Molokai Ranch Representative Mele Carroll introduced House Bill 1295 on Jan 26.  The bill authorizing condemnation of ...
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Tuesday, January 27, 2009
January 27, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 10:56 PM :: 6648 Views
Stryker brigade is returning from Iraq In a satellite news conference yesterday, brigade leader Col. Todd McCaffrey told Pentagon reporters, "O...
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Monday, January 26, 2009
January 26, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 11:27 PM :: 6969 Views
Plan would buy airfare to send Hawaii homeless to Mainland State Rep. Rida Cabanilla, chairwoman of the Housing Committee, said she plans to ask for ...
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Sunday, January 25, 2009
January 25, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 11:11 PM :: 7040 Views
Felon found guilty in gun-and-drugs case WAILUKU - A felon with 18 prior convictions has been found guilty of gun and drug charges stemming from his ...
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Saturday, January 24, 2009
January 24, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 11:07 PM :: 5819 Views
32 of 51 House members back gay civil unions Same-sex couples who obtain a license could have their civil union performed by a judge, retired judge o...
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Friday, January 23, 2009
January 23, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 11:06 PM :: 6929 Views
  Lingle may sign 'ceded lands' moratorium These vast areas of ceded lands span the Hawaiian Islands, and they include airport, resort, conserv...
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Thursday, January 22, 2009
January 22, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 11:36 PM :: 7499 Views
SB: No whale strike occurred, Superferry says (Don't worry, this won't keep anti-Superferry activists from lying about it) Kaua`i Garden Isle covera...
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Wednesday, January 21, 2009
January 21, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 8:01 PM :: 8057 Views
5-yr old ingested methadone Police are investigating the death of a 5-year-old Waianae girl who ingested methadone - a drug commonly used for heroin ...
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Tuesday, January 20, 2009
January 20, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 8:07 PM :: 6404 Views
PolitiFact.com Obameter--Tracking campaign promises "I want you to hold our government accountable.  I want you to hold me accountable.&quo...
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Monday, January 19, 2009
January 19, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 8:12 PM :: 7940 Views
Poll Finds Most Blacks Say Martin Luther King's Vision Fulfilled The poll found 69 percent of blacks said King's vision has been fulfilled in the mor...
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Sunday, January 18, 2009
January 18, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 8:17 PM :: 5794 Views
Akaka Tribe mobilizes 5,000 to oppress Hawaiians Earlier this week, Lingle said her administration will not drop the U.S. Supreme Court appeal. "...
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Saturday, January 17, 2009
January 17, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 8:28 PM :: 4581 Views
PBN: Hawaii jobless surge may end payroll tax break The state expects it will use up half of the money in the unemployment insurance fund this year, ...
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Friday, January 16, 2009
January 16, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 8:24 PM :: 6145 Views
OHA demands $200M from State--but settles no future claims The Office of Hawaiian Affairs will try to push through the Legislature a bill to resolve ...
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Thursday, January 15, 2009
January 15, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 8:32 PM :: 8109 Views
OHA portfolio's value down 24% At its peak last year, the fund was worth $444 million. A total of $22 million was withdrawn for OHA operations, and t...
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Wednesday, January 14, 2009
January 14, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 8:37 PM :: 6629 Views
D.C., New York, Chicago, Cleveland, Anaheim, Houston:  Pro-Hamas Hate Rallies Fistfights and chants calling for the murder of Jews and invoking...
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Tuesday, January 13, 2009
January 13, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 8:44 PM :: 5781 Views
Plan B: OHA to seek legislative moratorium ending 161-year-old policy of selling and transferring government (aka ceded) lands RELATED: OHA statement...
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Monday, January 12, 2009
January 12, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 8:48 PM :: 5751 Views
Akaka Bill?  Lawmakers focus on other pork first Advertiser: As the new Congress gets under way, Hawai'i lawmakers are focusing on an economic s...
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Sunday, January 11, 2009
January 11, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 8:56 PM :: 8303 Views
Chinese Communists and their Hawaii comrades hail defeat of Tibet uprising (Check out the language in this AP article running in the Advertiser....)...
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Saturday, January 10, 2009
January 10, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 9:03 PM :: 12185 Views
OHA thugs pressure State to abandon appeal--Waihe'e weasel words on ceded lands--Hee “We should be prepared for a loss at the Supreme Court.R...
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Friday, January 9, 2009
January 9, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 9:12 PM :: 7625 Views
Advertiser: Hula Bowl vanishes What had been Hawai'i's longest-running major sporting event is the apparent victim of a lack of interest after 62 yea...
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Thursday, January 8, 2009
January 8, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 9:20 PM :: 9372 Views
Akaka Bill pricetag: $689.7 million annually Passage of the Akaka Bill could cost the state of Hawaii as much as $689.7 million annually in lost rev...
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Wednesday, January 7, 2009
January 7, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 9:26 PM :: 9813 Views
Florida Muslim Protester: Jews to 'Go Back to the Oven' VIDEO: Muslims swarm Ft Lauderdale RELATED: UK Telegraph "Attacks on Jews across Europe...
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Tuesday, January 6, 2009
January 6, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 9:31 PM :: 7083 Views
SB: Isle church honored by Obama's visit From the Star Bulletin-- Young said he was not overly surprised or nervous, "just excited," when h...
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Monday, January 5, 2009
January 5, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 9:34 PM :: 6192 Views
9,000 acres to protect fly species Pig eradication to come?  "In some areas, invasive feral pigs dig up soil and eat the native plants the ...
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Sunday, January 4, 2009
January 4, 2008
By Andrew Walden @ 9:39 PM :: 8238 Views
Rich claim 95% of tax credits for investing in Hawaii tech industry (Closer, but still no names of the politicians and their donors who benefit from ...
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Saturday, January 3, 2009
January 3, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 9:43 PM :: 7788 Views
Hokulia Bypass: A week late and Star-Bulletin STILL gets it wrong SB:  Suit to block Hwy dismissed www.InverseCondemnation.com  ...after r...
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Friday, January 2, 2009
January 2, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 9:46 PM :: 4492 Views
Hawaii judges insist on 10% raise, reject call for salary freeze The state Judiciary will not support Gov. Linda Lingle's proposed pay freeze for jud...
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Thursday, January 1, 2009
January 1, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 9:48 PM :: 7933 Views
Hawaii County: Government by retaliation--Procurement issue appears headed to court According to a contract between the county and HMP, the county is...
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