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Wednesday, January 31, 2018
January 31, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:45 PM :: 5013 Views
  1. Will Rod Becker be Hawaii's Next Lt Governor?
  2. OHA Audit: LLCs Refuse to Show Check Registers
  3. Video and Text: President Trump State of the Union Address
  4. Trigger Modification Ban and Other Anti-Gun Bills To Be Heard in Committee
  5. Report: Hawaii is an Expensive Place to Get Married
  6. ACLU: Financially Successful Criminals Can Make Bail
  7. Button Pusher Was HGEA Member—10 Years ‘’Troubled’ Employee’
  8. Bills Would Make Hawaii a ‘Sanctuary State’ for Illegals
  9. Legislators: Doctors Can Kill off Expensive Patients
  10. Recent deaths not limited to 1 type of snorkeling gear
  11. Eco Politicians, Judges Pound Fishermen
  12. Bills on the Move: Green Energy Grifters Grab for Millions
  13. Shouting Erupts as Caldwell Uses Delphi Technique to Control Ala Moana Park Discussion
  14. Hilo-Waiakea DoE superintendent under investigation
  15. Hawaii County attorney at odds with Council over Reelect-Me Contingency funds
  16. SB2867:  Hawaiian Translators for Court
  17. SB2293 Front Street Affordability Advances 
  18. DOH detects potential breach of disease reporting data system
  19. Al Gore’s Tax Credit Scam – Electric Buses for Oahu?
  20. Bills Would Allow Hawaii Bitcoin Dealing
  21. Usual Soft-on-Crime Suspects Complain About Prison Suicides
  22. Enviro Group Takes Control of Kona Surfing Schools, Makes Big Money
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Tuesday, January 30, 2018
January 30, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:03 PM :: 5101 Views
  1. FCC: Hawaii false missile alert sent by worker believing attack was real
  2. Tsutsui Resigns--Will Rod Becker be Hawaii's Next Lt Governor?
  3. Rep Cynthia Thielen for House Speaker
  4. $1M Per Bed -- State Contract to Design, Build New State Hospital Building
  5. Olelo TV Moving to Siberia?
  6. UH to target former students for degree completion?
  7. HB1970: Support Apprentice Hunting in the Aloha State
  8. Wage floor great for robots
  9. Captive Insurance Puts $1B into Hawaii Banks
  10. DLNR Website Promotes Legal Hiking Trails
  11. Hawaii: Economic Impact of Immigration
  12. HSTA Pushing Massive Property Tax Hike
  13. Crooks and Cronies Pony up: Hanabusa raises $731K
  14. HI-EMA’s Miyagi resigns, ‘button pusher’ fired—Employee had been ‘problem’ for 10 Years
  15. No More Tent Cities: Bold plan before lawmakers would create scores of 'villages' to house homeless in individual solid-wall structures
  16. Construction costs decline in Honolulu as activity plateaus
  17. Momilani ES: HSTA Member Put on Leave after Child Sex Abuse Charges
  18. HSTA Bills—All About Mo’ Money for HSTA
  19. Progressives: Keep Everybody Doped up while we Raise Taxes and Kill off Expensive Oldsters
  20. Bill Could End Academic Freedom In Hawaii
  21. Priorities: State lawmakers consider ban on plastic straws
  22. Here’s How The State Could End Up Owning Your Oceanfront Property
  23. Legislators Conspire to Hide Public Employees Salaries
  24. Pandering Senators To Stores: Don’t Kick People Out In Emergencies
  25. FBI agent seen examining Maui liquor control documents
  26. After Solar Boom, Customers Left in Lurch by Solar Contractors
  27. Destroying Forests to Produce Renewable Energy
  28. Anti-GMO Hucksters Push Usual Agenda in Legislature
  29. 'Startling': Bone cancer strikes 3 kids whose fathers work at the same fire house
  30. Hawaii Illegal Gambling Defendants Sue Kaneshiro, Kealoha Over ‘Vindictive’ Charges
  31. Can Anyone Resuscitate The Hawaii GOP?
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Monday, January 29, 2018
January 29, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:55 PM :: 3458 Views
  1. Grand Theft Aina: OHA Trustees Set to 'Compel LLCs to Submit'
  2. Ethics Complaint: 'Sen DelaCruz Using Office for Personal Gain'
  3. ‘Audit The Rail’ in Twilight Zone
  4. SB3090: Mauna Kea Protesters Close in on Big Cash Payoff
  5. Coco Palms Grifters Swap Out to Evade Enforcement
  6. HB1801 / HB1864: More Tax Credit Millions for Long-Running OTEC Scam
  7. Plans proceed for offshore wind farms
  8. WaPo: Hawaii Politics Like Japan
  9. Suicide Squad: Hawaii a Top Target to Kill of Expensive Oldsters
  10. Homeless Bills Before Legislature
  11. Affordable Housing: Lets Copy the Biggest Failures
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Sunday, January 28, 2018
January 28, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:48 PM :: 4036 Views
  1. What is the state of our state? 
  2. Oops! DoTax Math Error!
  3. $63M HECO Rate Cut Coming? PUC Seeks Lower Utility Rates Due To Trump Tax Cut
  4. Thanks to Republican Tax Cuts, Walmart promises $1.5M in bonuses for close to 4,000 Hawaii employees
  5. Worth the cost? Hawaii County Council to Vote on $40M GE Tax Hike
  6. Coco Palms Grifters Go For 20% Cut of the Action
  7. Hanabusa’s Borreca Wants Ige to Continually Relive Missile Alert False Alarm
  8. Missile scare was nothing but warmup for election
  9. Botched Illegal Gambling Case Prompts Lawsuit Against Kaneshiro, Kealoha
  10. Kauai Council Wants to End Term Limits
  11. Maui waters claim eight lives in two weeks
  12. Punahou president: 2 former students say coach sexually abused them
  13. Nooses Amp Up Hawaii Racial workplace lawsuits—Star-Adv Blames Trump
  14. Spectrum will exile Olelo channels to 180s
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Saturday, January 27, 2018
January 27, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 11:20 AM :: 4241 Views
  1. Judiciary Drops arrest warrant over refusal to speak English--Announces New Hawaiian Language Interpreter Policy
  2. Ward: Fire Employees who do not Cooperate with Missile Alert Investigation
  3. Hawaii Fishermen’s Alliance and Aquarium Fishery Team Up To Save Industry, Protect Environment
  4. TOTE Places Hawaii Plans on Hold, Cancels Ship Purchases
  5. Hawaii: More Anti-Gun Bills Introduced
  6. Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
  7. Fires, Vandalism, Crazies on Loose: Legislators Want to 'Build a Wall' around State Capitol Building Overrun With Homeless
  8. Fence Will Not Keep Lunatics in Asylum if HGEA Members Given Keys
  9. Education in Hawaii—The Unions are The Problem
  10. Will Chin’s Political Lawsuits Force End to National Injunctions?
  11. Thanks to Republican tax Cuts, Your Utility Bills will be Going Down
  12. One Year Under Trump: Hawai‘i Republicans
  13. Hawaii health policy and prospects for the 2018 legislature
  14. Surveillance footage during false missile alert won’t be released, because it doesn’t exist
  15. Enviro Pressure: Honolulu City Council defers decision on sending useless recyclables to H-Power
  16. Dairy Spends Thousands to Satisfy Anti-Dairy Activists
  17. More illegal tour operators are heading to Mauna Kea
  18. 16 Months Later Collapsed Wind Turbine Parts Arrive
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Friday, January 26, 2018
January 26, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 9:01 PM :: 3989 Views
  1. FCC: Employee Who Sent False Hawaii Nuke Alert Is ‘Refusing To Cooperate’
  2. Ward: Release HI-EMA Missile Alert Tapes
  3. Hawaii’s False Missile Alarm Exposed Critical Weaknesses. Here’s What Must Be Done.
  4. Judiciary Drops arrest warrant over refusal to speak English
  5. SB2003: Hawaii Senate urged to drop ornamental fish ban
  6. Hawaii 2nd Most Unionized State
  7. DoE to Display Classroom Temperatures Online
  8. Ethics: DoE Ass't Sup't Pursues UH Degree While on the Job
  9. Hawaii Cigarette Taxes 5th Highest in USA
  10. Agreement to Fund Government Delays Three Health Care-Related Taxes
  11. Tulsi Gabbard, Donald Trump Team up to cut off aid to Muslim Pakistan
  12. UH Hyperbaric Treatment Center reopens
  13. Hawaii Hotels Set New Annual Records in 2017
  14. SB3090: Take Mauna Kea Away from UH—Authorize Payoffs for OHA
  15. Enviro Court: Judge Orders BLNR to Reconsider Shutting Down Hawaii Fishing Fleet
  16. HB1801 Stop Faking Green Energy Goals — Gets Deferred, Of Course
  17. Hawaii Alt-Energy Future: If you want lower rates, you must accept more blackouts
  18. Why Hawaii needs an independent airport authority, and what it will take to get there
  19. Hilo Wants an Independent Authority, Too
  20. Lottery? This Time the Homeless are the Excuse
  21. Lawsuit against parents of ‘Peter Boy,’ state faces issue of time
  22. Hawaiian language spoken during Coco Palms trial
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Thursday, January 25, 2018
January 25, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:19 PM :: 6411 Views
  1. HB2253: Driverless Cars for Hawaii
  2. Screening for Health Barriers to Learning--Hawaii Schools Receive Mixed Scores
  3. New bills could make life difficult for Hawaii vapers
  4. Robotics: 19 Hawaii Teams Heading for World Championship
  5. VIDEO: Homelessness and Affordable Housing Solutions with Rep Gene Ward
  6. House Speaker? Tokioka Two Votes Short of Ousting Saiki 
  7. Feds: Hawaii Missile Alert Employee Not Cooperating In Probe
  8. Hanabusa, Gabbard Against Missile Defense for Hawaii
  9. Judiciary Drops arrest warrant over refusal to speak English
  10. HART board defers decision to give HECO $20M for Trucks
  11. After Republican Tax Cuts, Young Brothers draws opposition to shipping rate hike
  12. Governor's Proposal to Transfer Sheriff Deputies Opposed by HGEA
  13. HB2726: 17 Years to Destroy all Non-Electric Cars in Hawaii 
  14. HB2720: No Floating Wind Farms Within State Waters
  15. SB2341: Employers Must Advertise Abortion Services
  16. Lawmakers want to give sex abuse victims from decades past the chance to file suit
  17. State lawmakers introduce bills dealing with helmets, passengers in pickup truck beds
  18. Soft on Crime: 10 Felonies Gets 5 Years
  19. Auditor Recommends Tiered Regulation of Dental Assistants
  20. Snorkeling In Hawaii Is A Leading Cause Of Tourist Deaths
  21. Federal Subsidies Pay for Only 225 Affordable Units per Year
  22. Fire safety bill allows high-rises to waive sprinkler installation
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Wednesday, January 24, 2018
January 24, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:39 PM :: 4621 Views
  1. Deal for Senate Seat? Gabbard Endorses Hanabusa for Governor
  2. Freddy Rice: Hawaiian Patriot?
  3. What A Nuclear Missile Attack On Hawaii Would Look Like
  4. Ige Couldn't Remember Twitter Password as False Missile Alert Wreaked Havoc on State
  5. Most Educated States--Hawaii Ranks 17th
  6. Hawaii Residents Most Indebted in Nation
  7. Honolulu does not have enough money to pay its bills
  8. 10 Bills: House Republicans Introduce Caucus Package
  9. Hawaii 2nd-Fewest Car Repair Shops per Capita
  10. EPA Shuts 19 Illegal Cesspools, $500K Fines
  11. Against Affordable Housing, Council Springs into Action -- Ban on ‘monster’ homes put on fast track
  12. Kauai’s Crackdown On Airbnbs Is Backfiring
  13. Rail officials still don't know how to get the route to UH Manoa
  14. Is Honolulu Rail Agency Too Quick To Condemn Property?
  15. State Owns 1,900 Acres near rail line
  16. Amid pushback against homeless sweeps, state digs in its heels
  17. Lahaina Homeless Tent City a Front for Commercial Campground?
  18. After Year of Chaos Big Island Water Board Rewards Bosses with Giant Raise
  19. Coco Palms occupiers have 5 days to leave
  20. Health care reform driven by health plans, not physicians
  21. State Hospital Claims fence could run up to $24M
  22. Three Bills Would Make it Easier to Game Workers Comp System
  23. Hawaii lawmakers seek clarity for medical marijuana patients, businesses
  24. Big Brother on America's Fishing Boats
  25. HB1952: Stop Child Molesters Lawyers From Playing Delaying Games
  26. DLNR's drone use may have violated federal rules
  27. 1,800-plus Aulani workers to get $1,000 bonuses and Free Tuition Thanks to Republicans
  28. Regressive Leftism Emerges from Lack of Competence
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Tuesday, January 23, 2018
January 23, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:03 PM :: 3943 Views
  1. Republicans: 5 Issues Ige Left out of State of the State
  2. School Choice Week in Hawaii: 80 Events and Activities Planned 
  3. Hanabusa Response to State of the State address—Ige has no specifics and neither do I
  4. MoveOn.org Denounces Schatz
  5. ‘Let’s not be greedy’
  6. Hanabusa Helps Trump End Government Shut Down -- Liberals Livid
  7. Missile Alert probe: Ige OK With Conflict of Interest
  8. Deal Ending Shutdown Saves Hawaii From Running out of CHIP Money
  9. Hu Honua Faces Legal Setback with ICA Ruling
  10. School choice means the best school for your child
  11. Annual Point-in-Time survey of isle homeless begins
  12. Former FBI Special Agent in Charge nominated to be Hawaii's U.S. Marshal
  13. HI-EMA executive officer Clairmont retiring this year
  14. ‘Peter Boy Act’ passes first reading
  15. Hawaii lawmakers introduce bill to keep Maui apartment complex affordable 
  16. Lawmaker says there's a rise in unlicensed care homes and calls it a "major health concern"
  17. Thanks to Republicans, Walmart is handing out bonuses of up to $1,000 to Hawaii associates, Maternity Leave
  18. Activist calls for end to homeless sweeps in effort to make Homeless Stable on Streets
  19. Trial for protester attempting to block telescope convoy set
  20. Isle soldier planned to join ISIS and bomb Schofield, feds say
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Monday, January 22, 2018
January 22, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:36 PM :: 4141 Views
  1. Full Text: State of the State Address 2018
  2. Missile Alert Investigator has Conflict of Interest
  3. It’s all Kumbaya at Pro-Jones Act U.S. House hearing
  4. Federal Shutdown: Hawaii Ties DC With Most Federal Jobs Per Capita
  5. Federal Hearings set on Missile Alert False Alarm
  6. Lightweight State of the State—No Mention of False Nukes, Ige Reminds Democrats he Doesn’t Like Trump
  7. HUD Demands Money Back as Caldwell Mismanagement Leaves Affordable Housing Vacant
  8. Dozens Of Hawaii’s Mentally Ill May Lose Their Homes
  9. State Ambulances Wear out Shuttling Homeless to Emergency Rooms
  10. Here’s What We Pay County Workers — Except For Cops
  11. Blowing in the wind: Maui Electric Co. saves money by using fossil fuels
  12. What was MSNBC doing in the bunker before the Hawaii missile scare?
  13. Future bright for Maui’s privatized hospitals
  14. EnVision Maunakea’s process coming to a close; about 100 people participate
  15. Chin: I’m Doing Everything I Can to get More Muslims into USA
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Sunday, January 21, 2018
January 21, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:12 PM :: 3383 Views
  1. U.S. Department of Education announces final approval of Hawaii ESSA plan
  2. Small Business Tax Cut: Will Hawaii Legislature Conform?
  3. The Hawaii error and liberal hysteria
  4. SB2654: Tax E-Liquids, Ban Online Tobacco Purchases
  5. Hawaii minority leader Rep. Andria Tupola enters gubernatorial race
  6. Can a failure of this magnitude really happen in this state, without anyone bearing the consequences?
  7. State government, arguably the nation’s most inept -- low standards, complacency, turf warfare and butt-covering
  8. Nuke Alert: Politicians Preen and Pander
  9. Health care costs heading for eventual catastrophe—Solution? Another Tax Hike
  10. After Taking Raise, Harry Kim asks Lege to Allow GE Tax Hike
  11. Hawaii Law helps Child Molesters Escape Justice
  12. DoE: Mindless Blither from Kishimoto
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Saturday, January 20, 2018
January 20, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:16 PM :: 4004 Views
  1. House Republican Agenda: Lower Taxes, Charter Schools, Transparency
  2. SB1129: Assisted Suicide on the Move
  3. False Alarm: 'Hearing' Leaves More Unanswered Questions
  4. Why is HS Student More Efficient Than State Government?
  5. Chin's Crackpot Theory: Eminent Domain Abuse, Hawaii Style
  6. Ferry: Hawaii's Rough Seas Favor Monohull Design
  7. Stacks of rules for renters
  8. Supreme Court to hear Hawaii v Trump in April
  9. Interior Announces $12.8 Million for Hawaii in 2018 Compact Impact Funding
  10. O‘ahu Bicycle Master Plan workshops
  11. State public funds’ shortfall hits $25B
  12. Political Connections Pay Off--Young Brothers exec gets #2 HDOT post
  13. HDoT Study Provides Lots of Excuses to Oppose Superferry
  14. $30M Lost Taxes as AirBnB Debate Moves Back to Legislature
  15. County Mayors: We Want More Power To Tax
  16. FCC explains why some received emergency alerts while others didn’t
  17. Four Investigations into False Alarm
  18. Ige took 15 minutes to announce missile alert was false
  19. Did a key phone log in the governor’s office go missing?
  20. Warning officer certifications caught up after Saturday’s scare
  21. Lawmaker: DOT is trying to skirt public review of plan to start its own police force
  22. Maui Liquor Comm: Mukai subject of workplace violence probe
  23. Coco Palms Grifters Launch New Lawsuit, Seek Further Delay
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Friday, January 19, 2018
January 19, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:14 PM :: 3071 Views
  1. Congressional Letter: Kona Resident Funnels Russian Millions to Sierra Club
  2. FEC Complaint Filed Against Chin Campaign Manager
  3. Which States Rely the Most on Federal Aid? -- Hawaii 48th
  4. Hawaii: Trigger Modification Ban Introduced in the Senate
  5. FCC Investigators Attend Hearing at State Capitol
  6. Hawaii Rep. Tupola to make official announcement on run for governor
  7. P3, AirBnB to be on Legislative Agenda Again
  8. Ponzi Fukumoto Backs paid family leave
  9. Council Fails to Kill off Even More Affordable Housing
  10. 34.6% Pay Raise: Hawaii County Money Shower for Mayor, County Council
  11. Global Warming Hucksters:  Mapunapuna Puddle is ‘Proof’
  12. Officers At Bar Shooting Denied City-Paid Legal Defense
  13. Soft on Crime: Lifelong Criminal out on the Streets, Does it Again
  14. What A Nuclear Missile Attack On Hawaii Would Look Like
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Thursday, January 18, 2018
January 18, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:18 PM :: 6073 Views
  1. Full Text: Speaker Saiki Opening Day Remarks
  2. Opening Day: Kouchi Claims Senators will work for Public Good
  3. Full Text: House Republican Opening Day Remarks
  4. FEMA: Hawaii Did Not Call Until 8:30AM
  5. Ward Introduces Bill Mandating 'Shelter-in-Place' Drills at Schools
  6. Bizarre News: Honolulu selected to join national What Works Cities initiative
  7. State breaks ground for new Kapalama Container Terminal
  8. Maui Recycling Center Shut Down Due to State Non-Payment
  9. Hawaii v. Trump attorney to speak at UH Manoa
  10. Not an ‘oops’ button: Missile alert took many clicks, long scroll state never mentioned
  11. FEMA: Hawaii Did Not Call Until 8:30AM
  12. FEMA joins investigation into false missile alert
  13. Schatz: Ige Must Fire HI EMA Brass
  14. Hanabusa: Military Should Control Nuclear Civil Defense Warnings
  15. City received 29 medical calls within 1 hour after alert
  16. Another HSTA Coverup: Family demands answers after state hospital patient drowns in shower
  17. Star-Adv: Maybe Lunatic Asylum Shouldn’t Allow Mailed-in Contraband 
  18. Volunteers needed for Oahu’s annual homeless count
  19. Teenage mom programs crowded out at Maui High
  20. Reforming the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission
  21. Don’t Call Honolulu Rail A ‘Work in Progress’
  22. Opening Day at the Legislature
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Wednesday, January 17, 2018
January 17, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:00 PM :: 7163 Views
  1. ‘Onipa‘a Kākou: OHA Trustee Keli‘i Akina on Native Hawaiian Resilience and Finding Unity in Diversity
  2. How Medicare covers mental health
  3. Video: Live at the Legislature with Rep Andria Tupola
  4. Chin Letter: Weed Plus Banking Equals Campaign Contributions
  5. Another Lawsuit: Chin Jumps on Net Neutrality Bandwagon
  6. State doubles fee for marine licenses
  7. Best States to Retire--Hawaii Ranks 42nd
  8. Hawaii: Smoking Costs $40K Per Year
  9. Final presentation scheduled for Ala Moana Regional Park Master Plan
  10. Hanabusa Supporters Plan to Disrupt Legislative Session
  11. Ige on 125th Anniversary of Overthrow of Hawaiian Kingdom
  12. Ige won’t sign proposed Airbnb tax agreement
  13. Biofuel Push is on In Legislature
  14. Legislative Agenda
  15. The year’s first “dirty trick” targets Ige campaign
  16. Legislators to use False Alarm to Aggrandize Themselves
  17. Call to Fire Office of Disciplinary Counsel After Refuses to Act Against Kealoha Corruption
  18. Purported witness in Kealoha case disputes court documents
  19. Staffer still getting thousands monthly from late Hawaii Congressman's campaign coffers
  20. Hanabusa Campaign Contributors Test Missile on Kauai While Hanabusa Blocks Aegis Deployment for Hawaii
  21. State issues different image of screen leading to employee’s false missile alert
  22. State switched emergency alert software months before missile-alert mistake
  23. Common Misconceptions About Nuclear Attack
  24. 35 more displaced urns found in the bushes of a neglected Pearl City cemetery
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Tuesday, January 16, 2018
January 16, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:07 PM :: 4934 Views
  1. FEMA: Ige, Miyagi Wrong About 38 Minute Delay--Rapoza Tries Spin
  2. Ward: Step- by-step walkthrough of the software, hardware, and personnel that led to false alarm
  3. MLK and the Aloha Spirit
  4. MLK Day: Overcome Stereotype of Native Hawaiians as a monolithic group that opposes all that is American
  5. Tupola Tax Cut: Make EITC Refundable
  6. Introducing GOP Hawaii's New Executive Director
  7. A password for the Hawaii emergency agency was hiding in a public photo, written on a Post-it note
  8. Japan False Alarm -- Retracted in 5 Minutes
  9. HIEMA Falsely Claims Four People Responsible for False Alarm All Non-Union
  10. Man suffers massive heart attack during false alert
  11. Feds say state didn’t need to wait on them for missile-alert correction
  12. Abercrombie Ridicules Claim that Ige Needed FEMA Permission to Retract Warning
  13. Is David Ige’s Political Nene Cooked?
  14. Star-Adv: Chin Tries for $2.5M ‘Elect Me’ Fund
  15. What We’ll Be Watching At The Hawaii Legislature
  16. Panos: Hawaii suffers from government unions
  17. Saito Lawyer Pleads Not guilty, Seeks Deal for Escaped Pseudo-Lunatic
  18. After 10 Years of ‘Clean Energy Initiative’:  Hawaii Economy Over 92% Fossil Fuel Based
  19. Ethics Pretzel: Harry Kim’s Lobbyist Doesn’t Have to Register as Lobbyist
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Monday, January 15, 2018
January 15, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:39 PM :: 4421 Views
  1. FEMA: Ige, Miyagi Wrong About 38 Minute Delay
  2. In Hawaii, No Heads Roll over False Missile Alarm
  3. FCC: Hawaii did not have Reasonable Safeguards to Prevent False Alarm
  4. 1959: Martin Luther King Jr Salutes Hawaii Statehood
  5. Clayton Hee: Freddy Rice was Right to Sue
  6. Star-Adv: Fire Miyagi
  7. Ige Admin: Nobody will be Fired
  8. HIEMA Employees Receive Death Threats
  9. Missile Alert was Choice from Drop-Down Menu on Computer Screen
  10. Waikiki 1,000 drug arrests in 6 Months at Two Intersections – Could Lose Military Business
  11. Kauai to Clear Homeless from Bus Stops? 
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Sunday, January 14, 2018
January 14, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:50 PM :: 3886 Views
  1. 1959: Martin Luther King Jr Salutes Hawaii Statehood
  2. False Alarm: Hawaii Missile Alert Retracted by Civil Defense
  3. 38 Minute Delay--State EMA Got Permission from FEMA Before Retracting False Alarm
  4. Hawaii Family Forum Celebrates 20 Year Anniversary
  5. Trump Tax: Will Hawaii Legislature Conform?
  6. 90% Of Workers Likely To See More Money In Paycheck Next Month, Thanks to Republicans
  7. Hanabusa: Build Homeless Tent Cities instead of Single Family Homes
  8. Hawaii GOP: Remember Hawaii’s Forgotten Middle Class
  9. 75% Vacancy Rate for ‘affordable’ renters Thanks to Government Red Tape
  10. Crisis looming for health care
  11. Kahuku Wind Turbines Would be Tallest in USA—655 feet
  12. Maui: After Losing Speakership, all they have is Vice Chair
  13. Latest Screw-up: Will Public Employees Get off Scot Free Again?
  14. NYT: Hawaii False Alarm ‘Most Serious Misfire of Alert System’
  15. Reaction to Missile Attack False Alarm
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Saturday, January 13, 2018
January 13, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:11 PM :: 4467 Views
  1. False Alarm: Hawaii Missile Alert Retracted by Civil Defense
  2. Why Freddy Rice Went to Court
  3. Permit Purgatory--Cost of Housing on the Rise
  4. Lawmaker pushes pharmacies, insurance carriers for protections against Hawaii's No. 1 killer
  5. Lack of Buyer forces Changes to Recycling Programs on Maui
  6. New Catamaran Delivered for West Oahu dolphin tours
  7. Honolulu Lowest Pay for STEM Professionals in USA
  8. Ceded Lands: TV Stations to Handle OHA Lobbying for Mo’ Money
  9. OHA Trustee in Hit and Run?
  10. Escape Advice: State Hospital Officials Suggest Mailing Contraband
  11. Energy Costs Drive Isle consumer inflation in 2017
  12. 'Beyond grateful' Shelter-Accepters move in to new housing village for homeless
  13. Shelter-Refusers Trash Palolo Stream, Create Flood Hazard
  14. Even in Homeless Court, Most Refuse Shelter
  15. Soft on Crime: Puna Police Standoff a Repeat
  16. Abandoned cars litter Kam highway
  17. Election officials hope same-day registration will lead to bigger voter turnout
  18. Caldwell spokesman quit last week, nobody notices
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Friday, January 12, 2018
January 12, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:33 PM :: 5722 Views
  1. UPDATE: Divided OHA Trustees Do Not Agree on Tribal Recognition Act
  2. DoTax Data: 25,500 Vacation Rentals paying TAT in Hawaii
  3. Study: Hawaii Most Expensive Electric Car Ownership in USA
  4. Three Finalists named for student appointment to Board of Regents
  5. Chin’s Campaign Manager Vacuumed $90K out of Takai Campaign Committee after Takai’s Death 
  6. Chin Refuses to Fire Campaign Manager
  7. Hirono Asks Court Nominees About Sexual Harassment Under Oath—But Still Protects Four Known Sex Harassers in Hawaii Legislature
  8. Hawaiian Airlines set to invest millions in airport renovations, $19M Profit-Sharing, following Republican tax cut
  9. Poll: 83% Know Hawaii State Government is Corrupt
  10. Will The HPD Scandal Jump-Start Police Reform In The Legislature?
  11. Saito was supplied with cash, fake IDs and cellphones
  12. No deal: Settlement talks continue in Kamehameha Schools sex abuse case
  13. HSTA Member Convicted of Child Molestation
  14. Waianae man with history of abusing family arrested for trying to kill his 18-month-old daughter
  15. Caldwell Leaves Park in the Dark for 2 Years
  16. After huge sweep of encampments under Nimitz viaduct, some squatters return
  17. Lawyer: Maui Water Chief Failed to Screw Homeowner, Should be Fired
  18. HHSC Lawyers Try to Milk Cancer Canter for Money
  19. 62% of Hawaii Jobs Pay Under $20/hr
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Thursday, January 11, 2018
January 11, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:37 PM :: 4515 Views
  1. Republican Tax Cuts Will Lower Hawaii Electric Bills
  2. UPDATE: Divided OHA Trustees Vote on Tribal Recognition Act
  3. Compact Impact Bill Reintroduced: Democrats Complaining About Cost of COFA Immigrants
  4. Applicants Wanted For State Ethics Commission
  5. Real Traffic Relief: Westside Welcomes Fifth Lane
  6. DCCA Releases Hawaii Insurance Premium Price Comparison Guide
  7. HTA Maps: How Many TVRs in Your Neighborhood?
  8. Chin: $2.5M Needed to Prep Police to Protect Mauna Kea Telescope Construction
  9. After KSBE Loses Million Dollar Judge, settlement talks begin in Kamehameha Schools sex abuse case
  10. TOD: Tinkering Around Edges of Affordable Housing Crisis
  11. Homeless Tent City Bill Festering in the Legislature (again)
  12. Sen Theilen to Introduce Anti-Opioid Bills
  13. Saito arrives in Hawaii to face charges after state hospital escape
  14. Lawsuit filed Against DHS in ‘Peter Boy’ death
  15. Hawaii County Department of Favoritism Pretends to Clean up Hiring Practices
  16. HMSA Finds Excuse to Eliminate Coverage for Expensive Kidney Patients
  17. Maui Homeowners Outraged over $300M Cesspool Mandate
  18. Is This Maui Landowner Getting A Raw Deal From The State?
  19. Feds: Former death row inmate came to Oahu to build prostitution empire
  20. Retired Hawaii County PD Sues Over Arrest
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Wednesday, January 10, 2018
January 10, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:08 PM :: 4196 Views
  1. OHA Trustees to Vote on Tribal Recognition Act
  2. Report: 48% of Hawaii Households Can't Afford Basics
  3. Slammed by Auditor, State Energy Office Hides from Media on 10th Anniversary of Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative
  4. You’ve Got Fail: Investigation into Online Gun Sales Backfires on Brian Schatz
  5. Hawaii Drivers License Design Change
  6. Hawaii: Happiest Workers in America?
  7. Hanabusa Should Follow Her Own Advice And Resign
  8. Hawaii Requests Waiver: Will Medicaid Pay to House Homeless? 
  9. Mizuno: Let the Homeless Take Over Kakaako Makai
  10. DoH Uses Trump as Bogeyman in This Year’s Demand for Money
  11. Conspiracy Charges Up The Ante For Kealohas
  12. Coco Palms Grifters Object to Presence of Reality in Courtroom
  13. Ethics Board dodges ethics complaint against itself
  14. Trump Immigration Plans Could Create Desperate Shortage of Union Organizers in Waikiki
  15. As legislative session nears, Restaurants Challenge Anti-Styrofoam Nuts to do Something about Litter
  16. How liberal is the Ninth Circuit?
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Tuesday, January 9, 2018
January 9, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:23 PM :: 5369 Views
  1. Hanabusa: Elect Me and I Will Build Massive Festering Homeless Tent Cities Everywhere
  2. HDoT Negativity: Ferry not Feasible
  3. Overcharged: Why Healthcare Costs Too Much
  4. Red tape tally long overdue
  5. Bizarre News: Hawaii State Hospital Obtains Re-accreditation
  6. Traffic & Pedestrian Fatalities Down for 2017
  7. Hawaii Most Integrated State in USA
  8. Survivors, Witnesses Still Haven’t Ratted out the Four Known Sex Abusers in Legislature
  9. Report: Coco Palms Grifters have no claim
  10. State tax collections forecast to rise Thanks to Republican Tax Cuts
  11. Hawaiian Airlines saving $140M Thanks to Republican tax cuts
  12. Maui County Needs 13,949 Affordable Units
  13. Why Oahu’s Rural Homeless Have Often Been Undercounted
  14. Shelter-Refusing Tweekers Push to Reconquer Kakaako Makai
  15. Online Anti-Crime Group Wants To Be A Political Force
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Monday, January 8, 2018
January 8, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:30 PM :: 3157 Views
  1. Chin to Campaign on the Job for 9 More Weeks
  2. Why save the Hawaii Aquarium Fishery?
  3. Hawaii--Lowest Family Salary in USA
  4. UH Releases Results of Campus Rape Survey
  5. KSBE: Time to Silence the Victims of Homosexual Child Molester We Let Run Rampant for Decades
  6. Caldwell Can’t be Bothered to Spend Millions In Federal Affordable Housing Aid
  7. 57 Defendants in Homeless Court first year – 18 Accept Shelter
  8. More than 800 cases of child sex abuse reported in 2017
  9. Honolulu Rail Recovery Plan Remains A Work In Progress
  10. Mafia News: Hanabusa formally launches campaign for governor
  11. Rancher, community activist Harold 'Freddy' Rice dies
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Sunday, January 7, 2018
January 7, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:15 PM :: 4108 Views
  1. GEMS Takes One on the Chin from the PUC
  2. Supreme Court Justices asked to uphold third Trump immigration order
  3. UH Manoa Prof Quits Modern Language Association After Refusal to Boycott Israel
  4. KIUC Nominating Committee Confirms Six Candidates
  5. State Robotics Championships Jan. 13-14, 2018
  6. State Fires DoTax Tech Consultant After it Begins Telling Truth
  7. Republican Tax Reform will mean more Contributions to Charity
  8. Democrat Property tax panel proposes Millions in Tax Increases
  9. ‘Baffle them with bull’ and other quotes to live by
  10. CoCo Palms Grifters Confused in Court
  11. Homelessness Key to Entitlement Reform
  12. Will Legislature Approve Foster Care Pay Hike?
  13. Kapalama Container Terminal eliminating the incentive for industry to find savings
  14. Kauai: County of Retaliation
  15. LPN shortage leads to higher patient care costs
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Saturday, January 6, 2018
January 6, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 11:33 AM :: 4059 Views
  1. Tulsi Gabbard Hires Russian Agent to Keep Hawaii Media in Check
  2. DLNR: West Hawaii Aquarium Fishing Permits Stopped Pending Environmental Review
  3. HGEA Hospital Workers who let Saito Escape to Stockton are back at work after 1 Month Vacation
  4. Contractors Needed Because HGEA Members Make Dialysis Patients Wait for Months
  5. Your paycheck going up soon because of Republican tax cuts
  6. Federal tax reform is unmasking high-tax states
  7. 12.5% Honolulu Water Rate Hike Coming
  8. HDOT Airports Division: Still Pretending to Fix Leaky Roof, Still Making Excuses
  9. The homeless village near Nimitz is almost open, and families are ready to move in
  10. Two hepatitis A cases on Kauai may be same strain as California Homeless outbreak
  11. Workforce drug tests show marijuana use declining in Hawaii
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Friday, January 5, 2018
January 5, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:55 PM :: 5826 Views
  1. Hawaii tax policy feels the heat
  2. "Why Isn’t Honolulu Helping Businesses Hurt By Rail Construction?" (Because It Doesn't Want To, And No One Is Making It)
  3. Atlas Van Lines: Hawaii #5 State for Outbound Moves
  4. Chin Resignation: Announcement Coming Sunday
  5. Complete List: 35 Hawaii Legislators have a Second Job
  6. Hawaii has record-low unemployment -- Why are people leaving?
  7. Project Delays at Hawaii’s Airports
  8. Chin: Hawaii won’t be affected by federal decision to roll back marijuana policy
  9. Blocked by OHA, Drug Treatment Center Finally Breaks Ground on Kauai
  10. State Gives $10K Payouts to Inmates
  11. Honolulu EMS announces the need for more money to Shuttle Homeless to ER
  12. Hawaii Needs 500 Volunteers to Count Homeless
  13. Solution: Stop Allowing the Homeless to Refuse Shelter
  14. Lawyers: Hawaii Leading Way to Eco Socialsm
  15. HGEA, UPW Members Just Can’t Do Their Jobs
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Thursday, January 4, 2018
January 4, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:07 PM :: 3669 Views
  1. Honolulu GOP: Key Issues in 2018 Legislature
  2. Attorney General Jeff Sessions Appoints Kenji Price As Interim United States Attorney for Hawaii
  3. Rapid Response Team Deploys to Lehua Island After Two Rats Detected
  4. Report: 3 Patients Responsible for 25% of Assaults at Mental Hospital
  5. Auditors couldn't figure out what this state office does — or plans to do
  6. DBEDT: 31% of Hawaii families can't cover basic needs
  7. Matson replaces interisland container barge; may increase Neighbor Island freight rates
  8. Fishermen Settle Labor-Trafficking Case
  9. Victim Sues DLNR For Hiring HGEA President’s Rapist Son as Cop
  10. New charges brought in corruption case involving former police chief
  11. Police Commission Loosens Rules On Legal Fees For Officers
  12. Sixth Hawaii bank follows Trump bonus and minimum wage trend
  13. Harry Kim Hires Unregistered Lobbyist
  14. Policing Homeless encampments is pricey
  15. Dog Comes a Long Way After Being Rescued from Homeless Tweekers
  16. Menor: Homeless Safe Zones Should not Allow Tents
  17. Released from Delaware Death Row—Arrested Allegedly Pimping in Waikiki
  18. Hawaii joins 'tele-abortion' pilot
  19. Hanabusa: Its all about me
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Wednesday, January 3, 2018
January 3, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:35 PM :: 13280 Views
  1. Gabbard Political Career Begins in Cult School
  2. Maui hospitals point the way
  3. Tahiti Gets Superferry for 1/4 the Price
  4. Hawaii Honolulu Rents Peaked?
  5. Application Period Begins for Preschool Open Doors Program
  6. $82K Per Bum: Hospitals Rake in $1.2B Treating Homeless Shelter-Refusers
  7. Health insurance premiums up 25% due to Obamacare
  8. Ige Requests $472K Golden Parachutes for Staff in Case He is not Reelected
  9. After Losing Million Dollar Judge, KSBE Tries to Force Victims into Mediation
  10. A Year in the Life of Alan Arakawa
  11. Economists: Financial Challenges Are Looming For Hawaii
  12. More $1000 Trump Bonuses—American Airlines, First Insurance 
  13. A carbon tax would favor LNG over petroleum
  14. Kupuna Caregivers Funds only Bureaucrats, Will ask for $6M More
  15. Later school start times could help students
  16. Trump Tricks Hirono into Helping Him
  17. Parks Dep’t Begins Repairs to Mother Waldron Park -- Tweekers Return to Kakako Makai
  18. Soft on Crime: Homeless Murderer Will be out on Streets Again Soon
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Tuesday, January 2, 2018
January 2, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:28 PM :: 2790 Views
  1. Best Place to Find a Job? With Record Low Unemployment Honolulu Still Ranks 42nd
  2. Greasing the HSTA: Ige Requests $174M More In Education Spending
  3. Monster Homes: Panic Sets in as Residents find way to Create Affordable Housing
  4. Varona Village 20 Years Still Waiting for City to Keep Affordable Housing Promise
  5. Kauai Affordable Rentals almost non-existent
  6. Cesspools Could be used to make Housing Even More Unaffordable
  7. 6,232 Fewer People on Food Stamps
  8. Hawaii Is Still Waiting For An Audit Of Police Property Seizures
  9. Help for Rail-Impacted Businesses Was All Talk
  10. Liquefied Natural Gas Fight Erupts Anew in Hawaii
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Monday, January 1, 2018
January 1, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:20 PM :: 3076 Views
  1. Report: Hawaii’s Billion-Dollar Consensus Proves Nobody Really Believes in Sea Level Rise
  2. Hawaii Most Sleep Deprived State
  3. Next Trick to Justify Higher Rail Costs—P3 Plan Designed to Fail 
  4. Monster Homes Only a Problem if they Create Affordable Housing
  5. Another Kaka'ako park temporarily closes, another move by Shelter-Refusers
  6. 2018: Push is on for $300M Stadium Project
Read More..


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