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Friday, January 31, 2020
January 31, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:37 PM :: 2416 Views
  1. Crowds line streets to mark end of watch for fallen HPD officer Enriquez
  2. Spy Satellites provide so-called ‘data’ for possible storm runoff fee on Oahu
  3. Star-Adv: No Property Tax for BoE
  4. HART Shouldn’t Promise To Have Rail Ready In October
  5. Kai Kahele’s Plan to Wipe out Mortgage Lending on DHHL
  6. Committee: Full Senate Should Confirm Aila As DHHL Director
  7. Property tax hike fails
  8. Bills About Nothing: Why Hawaii Legislators Write Measures With No Text
  9. Gun Rights Advocates: 2020 Bills Impact Law-Abiding Citizens, Don't Address Crimes
  10. Hawaii County PD: Five officers terminated in 2019
  11. Purse Snatchers Linked Back to Homeless Camp
  12. Caldwell Has a Glass Jaw—Punched out in Chinatown
  13. FAA employee blocked from inspecting Kauai tour chopper prior to crash
  14. Hawaii Looks To The Philippines For Its Newest Teacher Recruits
  15. Al Hee’s Lawyer Now Represents Donald J Trump
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Thursday, January 30, 2020
January 30, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:05 PM :: 2622 Views
  1. Low, stagnant wages are main factors in Hawaii's population decline
  2. Appointed Corruption:  Council Considering Abolition of Prosecutor Elections
  3. Public meetings start next week to discuss proposed stormwater fee
  4. Caldwell skeptical of HART’s promise to Help Mufi by opening Honolulu rail in October
  5. Beware The ‘Magic’ Of Public-Private Partnerships For Honolulu Rail
  6. Testifiers voice strong opposition to Young Brothers’ rate request
  7. Ethics Board to take on Maunakea road block
  8. Sovereignty Activist Lawyer on Trial for Mortgage Scams
  9. Judge appears willing to allow subpoena of anti-TMT group’s financial records
  10. Honolulu Voters Will Decide On Two-Term Limit For Prosecutor
  11. HB1676: Red-light cameras in the works
  12. Child Molester: Former House candidate is sentenced to 5 years in prison
  13. Hypocrites: Kauai County Still using Pesticides in County Parks 
  14. Homeless Man Forced To Lick Urinal By Police Files Civil Lawsuit
  15. Meth Bust During Homeless Sweep
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Wednesday, January 29, 2020
January 29, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:21 PM :: 4903 Views
  1. Honolulu Prosecutor Debate: Only Megan Kau Pledges to Keep Criminal Suspects Locked up
  2. Judge: Police, prosecutors hid evidence, violated Ewa Beach woman’s civil rights
  3. HGEA Member Charged with Stealing $628K from Charter School Overrun by Lava
  4. Hawaii to Shunt a Lot More Money to Elon Musk
  5. Can changing a federal maritime law help lower Hawaii's cost of living? U.S. Rep. Ed Case thinks so
  6. Bill 2: Can Fixing Parking Rules Make Honolulu More Affordable?
  7. SB2049: $50K to Buy a House With 
  8. Kauai, Maui, Hawaii Councils Sucked in by DHHL Mortgage Hysteria
  9. Next Boondoggle: View 3 possible design options for the new Aloha Stadium
  10. The Honolulu Morgue is Still a Mess
  11. HB2567: Hawaii Should ‘Study’ Magic Mushrooms Instead of Letting Genuine Medical Researchers do it
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Tuesday, January 28, 2020
January 28, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:23 PM :: 2550 Views
  1. HB2671: Saiki Proposes Constitutional Amendment Allowing Board of Education to Raise Property Taxes
  2. City considers creating a new utility (and fee) for tackling storm water
  3. HB2228: Exempt Medical from GE Tax
  4. School choice offers exciting ways to gain ‘ike in Hawaii
  5. SB2307-HB2055:  Don’t Let State Workers Access Online Porn
  6. SB2694: Low Income Housing Tax Credits
  7. Laniakea Test: Will Legislators Burn $34M on Altar of Sea Level Rise?
  8. Ige: Homeless will Accept Housing if Alternative is Jail
  9. Homeless Auto Thieves to be Kicked out of One’ula Beach Park
  10. How Makaha Neighbors Kicked Homeless Drug Addicts out of Neighborhood Botanical Garden
  11. ‘Affordable Housing’ -- Association Fees Jump 50% After Developer Sells Units
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Monday, January 27, 2020
January 27, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:33 PM :: 2373 Views
  1. Insiders: We Really Don’t Need to Fix Cost of Living, Just Pretend
  2. Guidelines proposed for legalization of stun guns
  3. Gun Control Bills on the Move
  4. Public funeral service to held for fallen Officer Enriquez
  5. ‘Congestion Pricing’ Is Another Of Honolulu’s Bad Ideas
  6. Bills for 2020: Sea Level Rise is an Excuse to Harden their Property and Sacrifice Yours
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Sunday, January 26, 2020
January 26, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:27 PM :: 2819 Views
  1. Nearly 7,000 become homeless in 2019 on Oahu
  2. Leong’s New Job: Box up the Skeletons in Caldwell’s Closet
  3. Ige has no Plan to Build TMT
  4. Rate hike blasted: Opposition mounts to Young Brothers’ request for 34% increase
  5. Case continues quest to change Jones Act
  6. Legal battle over e-signatures pursued amid effort to impeach Honolulu prosecutor
  7. Kahauiki Village celebrates second anniversary
  8. Soft on Crime: Career violent criminal released after burglary, his second arrest in one week
  9. $24M found in Kauai Water Department pensions
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Saturday, January 25, 2020
January 25, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:07 PM :: 2238 Views
  1. Maui Mayor: Environmental Assessment Rules Cause Shortage of Affordable Housing 
  2. Violent tragedy at Diamond Head exposed major gaps in Hawaii’s mental health system, state officials say
  3. Enabling deteriorating behavior hurts public
  4. Road-usage fee would raise prices for us all
  5. Turtle Traffic: DoT Wants to Solve Problem the Expensive Way (of course)
  6. SB3167: Bureaucratic Turf Fight over Aloha $tadium Project
  7. Hawaii Medicaid Patients May Have Fewer Insurance Choices
  8. Clerk: King Lied About Spy Cameras in Council Chambers
  9. Number of Oahu vacation rental units is shrinking
  10. Prisons need oversight
  11. OJ Simpson Innocence Project To Host Prosecutor Candidate Debate
  12. SB2601 -- Bill would allow counties to charge developers for law enforcement costs
  13. Will State Inspect Cargo Containers for Contraband?
  14. SB2234: DUI at 0.05%
  15. State senators propose legalized gambling (again)
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Friday, January 24, 2020
January 24, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:34 PM :: 2351 Views
  1. FTA “Anxious” About Rail P3 Cost
  2. HART: Nan Now Seven Months Behind (Latest Revised) Schedule—Delay Could Impact P3 Bids
  3. Familiar solutions from Hawaii state leaders
  4. Amid rematch bid, Republican Sam Slom accuses Chang of ‘socialist agenda’
  5. 85% of Ewa Movers want out of Ewa
  6. Hawaii Road Usage Charge Penalizes Fuel Efficiency-DoT Lying About Declining Fuel Tax Revenues
  7. Big Oil Carbon Credit Plan Would Hit Hawaii Hard
  8. Bill package addresses wind farms in Hawaii
  9. Senators Delay Vote After Grilling Aila As Head Of Hawaiian Home Lands
  10. $8.3M -- Hawaii County working on new deal for state reimbursement for TMT-related costs
  11. $15K daily fine -- BLNR Threatens Demolition of South Kona home facing fine for illegal vacation rental in conservation district
  12. County wants to seize, sell site of former homeless camp to pay fines
  13. Guns found at Hibiscus Drive not registered to homeowner or late husband, Chief Ballard says
  14. 38 Gun Control Bills Moving in Legislature
  15.  Caldwell: Soft on Homelessness Crowd Killing Homeless
  16. ‘Houseless’ are Refusing to Accept Shelter, must be Forced off Streets
  17. Sit-lie ban, why not Kona?
  18. Defense Lawyers Upset After Efforts to Discourage Witness Undermined by Prosecutor
  19. Lawsuit Claims Guards Had Suicidal Inmate Cuffed, Let Him Bleed To Death
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Thursday, January 23, 2020
January 23, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:12 PM :: 2330 Views
  1. Cost of Housing: For 50 Years Legislators Have Known that Regulation is to Blame
  2. Report: 30% of Honolulu renters are looking to move out of State
  3. Plenty Of Warning Signs But Few Treatment Options In Police Killer Case
  4. Useless State had HPD wellness-check done on Diamond Head landlord after elder abuse allegation  
  5. Volunteers gather for point-in-time count to get better sense of Hawaii’s homeless population
  6. ‘Sacred’ Money: OHA Tollbooth to Cash in on Mauna Kea Tourism?
  7. $2.7M Fines -- Maui TVR Shut Down After 60 Years in Operation
  8. Hawaii County Council $1.45M Insider Cash Giveaway Paused for Now
  9. Kauai, not just Oahu, now being considered for $1.9B defense radar
  10. Eliminating Competition to Drive Prices Higher—Global Warmers Take Aim at The Gas Company
  11. Tour Helicopter Crashes — And Flights — Have Escalated In Recent Years
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Wednesday, January 22, 2020
January 22, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:24 PM :: 2649 Views
  1. Mauna Kea: Politicians Form Circular Firing Squad
  2. Ige still believes TMT can be resolved peacefully
  3. Telescope Protest: Hawaii AG Seeking KAHEA Bank Records –to be Stripped of Nonprofit Status?  
  4. Shady Tactics Of Gut And Replace Mar Legislative Process  
  5. Hawaii Should Welcome New Defense Radar
  6. Instead of Dealing with Mental Health, Lawmakers consider ban on lending of guns
  7. Pension reforms would boost state
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Tuesday, January 21, 2020
January 21, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:33 PM :: 4174 Views
  1. Sen Taniguchi Blocks Bill Mandating Pension forfeiture after felony     
  2. Psychiatric Review Court Needed to Incarcerate Lunatics in Lunatic Asylum
  3. Involuntary Hospitalization Task Force Proposes a Few Timid Reforms 
  4. Dispelling myths about prison overcrowding
  5. Severe Doctor Shortage On The Big Island
  6. For 5th Year Running, Lawmakers Consider Giving Airports More Autonomy
  7. DoT Proposing Laniakea Turtle Traffic Realignment
  8. Taxpayer Ripped off For Years—Denied Refund
  9. UH Releases Pay Levels For Hundreds Of Graduate Assistants, Lecturers
  10. Dude Allegedly Breaks in to Fasi Building, Starts Fire
  11. Meth Bust reveals Multi-Generational Family of Tweekers at Kahului Library Homeless Camp
  12. Protesters Finally Shamed into Partially Cleaning up Mauna Kea
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Monday, January 20, 2020
January 20, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:56 PM :: 3246 Views
  1. Attorney general seeks funds to fight corruption
  2. Cop Killer was Mental Case -- Second Barricade at House 
  3. HOPE probationers have been linked to some of Oahu’s most violent crimes
  4. Arson case opened after Homeless Drug Addicts cause 2-alarm house fire in Aiea
  5. Paddlers say homeless ruining bays
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Sunday, January 19, 2020
January 19, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:08 PM :: 3621 Views
  1. 2 police officers killed in shooting near Diamond Head; multiple homes up in flames
  2. Target Letter?  No Problem!  Caldwell, Amemiya Attempting to Bring Donna Leong Back to Work in Administration
  3. 99-year-lease housing plan is bleak future
  4. Legislators’ cost-of-living ideas try to stave off voters’ growing discontent before elections
  5. Poll: 69% Say Complete TMT
  6. TMT supporters pick up litter left on Mauna Kea by Telescope Protesters
  7. Maui Mayor Wants to Raise GE Tax
  8. Big Island Bus system ‘meltdown’ leaves schoolchildren, working poor stranded—Tax Hike was Supposed to Solve Transit Problems
  9. Using a new law, Hawaii goes after scofflaws and drafts rules for new B&Bs—But Will Any Apply?
  10. Many Hoops to Jump Through--Law nets no new lease extensions — so far
  11. Liability issue clarified for Hawaii charter schools
  12. HPD Busts Crime Ring ‘Uncle’ – Hand him over to Feds Because Soft on Crime State Kept Giving Him Bail
  13. Police open murder investigation at Oahu Community Correctional Center
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Saturday, January 18, 2020
January 18, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:09 PM :: 5430 Views
  1. Young Brothers Rate Hike Proposal Based on Fraudulent Numbers
  2. Salary Increases Drive $14B ERS Pension Shortfall
  3. HSTA’s Newest Raise Would Cost $46M
  4. Sen Taniguchi Blocks Bill Mandating Pension forfeiture after felony
  5. Drunk Hit-and-Run Former State Senator Actually Gets Arrested for DUI (this time)
  6. Will Judiciary Block Affordable Housing Plan?
  7. Ige pledged to end homelessness in Hawaii by 2020. What happened?
  8. Bum fights at Hawaii state library leave library patrons injured, damage building
  9. Jail Diversion Plan Diverts One Criminal
  10. Lack of information in Hawaii inmate’s death is questioned
  11. Wiping out Hawaiian History: Caldwell administration again pushes to rename Thomas Square
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Friday, January 17, 2020
January 17, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:42 PM :: 3038 Views
  1. Reforming Inefficiencies Begins With Government Employees
  2. Hawaii County Council Rushing a $1.45M Insider Cash Give-Away
  3. New measure at state capitol looking to do away with HI-5 recycling
  4. Hawaii found to be only partially compliant with federal child abuse laws
  5. Pro-life advocates rally at state Capitol to ‘honor the lives lost to abortion
  6. Will DOE Slash Weighted Student Formula to Pay $10M to HSTA?
  7. Board of Education shelves plans to move Kaahumanu Elementary School to Make Way for Condos
  8. Fake: City sues disgraced ex-police chief in Pretend bid to recoup $250,000 payout
  9. New Prison Oversight Commission Trying to Release as Many Criminals as Possible
  10. More sex assault allegations against former Kamehameha Schools psychiatrist and ACLU Board Member
  11. Two Weeks of Steady Rain—74 Homeless Decide to Accept Shelter
  12. Kauai: Tax hike proposed for part-time TVRs
  13. Is This Any Way To Run An Airport?
  14. Technology helps provide accurate measure of sea level
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Thursday, January 16, 2020
January 16, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:41 PM :: 2469 Views
  1. Silicon Valley Greenies On Verge of Taking over HECO?
  2. Hawaiian protests move to state Capitol “uncertain about what they were trying to accomplish”
  3. Tents, other items remain on Mauna Kea—Protesters Still Making Excuses
  4. Trying to Tax You Out of Your Car: Caldwell proposes study of traffic congestion pricing
  5. Details needed to add early-learning hubs
  6. Fewer criminal cases taken to court statewide
  7. Consumer Advocate Analysis: Hu Honua will increase greenhouse gas emissions and electricity costs
  8. Honolulu residents outspend most of the country on food expenses
  9. Nick Rolovich contract calls for $425,004 penalty for early departure
  10. New General Manager for HNN Named
  11. Lawsuit: Organic Store Spread Rat Lungworm to Customers
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Thursday, January 16, 2020
Letters to the Editor January, 2020
By Letters to the Editor @ 4:52 AM :: 2350 Views
  • Make OHA Pay for Mauna Kea Protest Expenses
  • Time For The Taxpayers to PROTEST
  • Hawaii’s aging inter-island submarine fiber-optic cables 
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Wednesday, January 15, 2020
January 15, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:41 PM :: 2235 Views
  1. Powerful Hawaii defensive radar is delayed
  2. Teacher pay differential plan comes under fire by lawmakers
  3. HSTA Operative in Three Way Race for Manahan’s Old Council Seat
  4. Big Island Doctor Shortage—Some Specialists Do Not Exist on Island
  5. How Much Will Legislators Pony Up to hire a UH football coach?
  6. UH Law Ex-Con Concerned About Number of Criminals Being Killed
  7. Soft-on-Crime Activists Complain About Difficulty Using Kids to Smuggle Meth to Inmates
  8. Waikiki Health opens a new homeless shelter in Moiliili
  9. The Misunderstood End of Coal in Hawai’i 
  10. Opening Day--Millions of Dollars Demanded
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Tuesday, January 14, 2020
January 14, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:38 PM :: 2889 Views
  1. 9 Years of CWS Failure Ends only with Death: Starved Hilo girl repeatedly returned to abusive family
  2. The Usual Election Year Attempt to Shift Protest Movements into Get out the Vote Efforts is Back for 2020
  3. CD2: Kai is not the guy
  4. City Officials, Protesters Do Deal on Sherwood Forest Park—Build Same Thing with Different Name
  5. Anti-GMO Lobbyist: Legalize Magic Mushrooms and Establish Meth Camp in Waianae
  6. Not enough assisted death?
  7. HPD 250 Officers Short—Another 268 Could Retire
  8. Public Safety Department Wants to Add 15 More Vacant Positions
  9. Amemiya Reports Nearly $1M In Mayoral Campaign Contributions
  10. Enviros Instructed to Make Hawaiian Hawk A Political Pawn
  11. Hold on to your Wallet—The Legislative Session is About to Begin
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Monday, January 13, 2020
January 13, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:04 PM :: 2932 Views
  1. Legislators: We’re Not Corrupt Enough—Need More Unions
  2. Insiders Continue to Buy Favor from Kai Kahele
  3. Legislature 2020: Making Hawaii Even More un-Livable
  4. The legislative session starts this week, hearings underway
  5. Global Warmers Claim HART has Waterproofed Rail Against 6’ Sea Level Rise
  6. Biofool: Hawaii Legislature’s ‘Big Idea’ Kills Orangutans
  7. Mandatory Report On Hawaii Trash Disposal Hasn’t Been Filed In 4 Years
  8. Tourism Industry Group Begins Hyping Anti-Aquarium Hysteria (again)
  9. Oahu Is Overhauling How It Counts The Homeless to Boost the Numbers
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Sunday, January 12, 2020
January 12, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:46 PM :: 3130 Views
  1. Mauna Kea: Removal of Perfectly Good Telescopes is on schedule
  2. Next Boondoggle: Burn Taxpayer Money to ‘Boost Construction’
  3. Legislative Agenda: Advocates rally at the Capitol to demand higher minimum wage
  4. Lawmakers should advance ethics bills
  5. 30 years later, it’s the last session for Rep. Cynthia Thielen
  6. Opening Day: Maybe save the party until the work is done
  7. New names, familiar faces raise interest in Honolulu’s high-stakes mayoral race
  8. Stolen Car and Murder in Homeless Camp Chop Shop Owned by Agribusiness Development Corp
  9. Released Inmates Become Homeless Drug Addicts in Hilo Neighborhood Near jail
  10. Soft on Crime: Felon with 4 Guns Gets 3 Months
  11. 5 Alkies Wearing Ankle Bracelets to Detect Alcohol
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Saturday, January 11, 2020
January 11, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:33 PM :: 3131 Views
  1. Mayor Kim: Exempt Health Care from GE Tax
  2. ‘Affordable’ Housing on a Jail with Free Land and Tax Credits – $1,539/mo
  3. In trial for 4 arrested at Mauna Kea protest, prosecutors call TMT blockade ‘unjustified’
  4. Kelly King Installed Secret Spy Cameras in Council Chambers
  5. Maui Council Chair King’s downfall was putting community over money
  6. Dead Duckbill: Abandoned flood project in Hauula cost taxpayers $146K ... and flooding is still a problem
  7. Soft on Crime: Gets Away With Murder, Kidnapping Because of ‘Major Depression’
  8. Lawsuit: Police Beat up Legal Gun User
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Friday, January 10, 2020
January 10, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:21 PM :: 4726 Views
  1. Shakeup at Honolulu Police Commission -- Anti-Kealoha Chair Ousted by Pro-Corruption Forces
  2. Meth-Head Convicted, Still Employed as Prison Guard—will be allowed to retire with pension soon
  3. Telescope Protesters Leave Mountain of Trash on Mauna Kea  
  4. Island ranchers, businesses oppose 34% hike to YB shipping rates
  5. Will Feds Save us from Hawaii’s Failed Effort to Solve Homelessness?
  6. Money to Burn: Hawaii government might collect an additional $74M in taxes
  7. Waimea Middle Will Get Back Withheld Settlement Money
  8. 3 years Late Oahu Finally Gets Its Joint Traffic Management Center
  9. After months-long delay, EPA to begin removing toxic soil under Kalihi street this month
  10. Soft on Crime Policies behind recent violent crime wave in Hawaii
  11. Waiwa: Kamehameha Schools project looks to develop 11,000 homes and cost $4B
  12. DOBOR vs County – 16 Years Spent Deciding Who Regulates Surf Schools
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Thursday, January 9, 2020
January 9, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:49 PM :: 3332 Views
  1. HART: Rail May be Ready to Run in October—But City May not Have Money to Run It
  2. Hawaiʻi County Mayor Meets With TMT Officials About Mauna Kea's Future
  3. There aren’t enough ankle bracelets to monitor all inmates on work furlough
  4. Homeless Criminal from Mainland Comes to Waipahu, Slashes Woman at Times Market
  5. Eco-Phonies: Hawaii Co Council fails to override mayor’s herbicide veto
  6. Legislative Agenda: Suicide Squad Wants to Give out more Death Pills
  7. Hawaii Lawmakers Pushing For A Tax On Vaping
  8. Investigation reveals violations at Molokai Community Health Center
  9. Citing State Supreme Court Ruling on ‘Obstruction’, judge dismisses cases for 28 arrested at Waimanalo park protest
  10. Homeless Court Reports Progress in Moving Homeless off Streets
  11. Hawaii County Homeless Shelters ‘Always Full’
  12. Hawaii: Nobody Votes Because there is Nobody to Vote For
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Wednesday, January 8, 2020
January 8, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:26 PM :: 3024 Views
  1. Insider Helps Astronomers Learn How to make Payoffs to Hawaiian Community Leaders
  2. Stand-down counts as a victory for Mauna Kea ‘protectors’
  3. TMT: ‘Wish COUNTY Can Find a Way Through’
  4. Property buyouts mulled: Hawaii County will use HUD funds to purchase land from those wanting to leave areas impacted by eruption
  5. Tourism Industry, Billionaire Snowbirds Pushing to halt all aquarium fishing
  6. Hawaiʻi’s Future Liabilities are Expected to Cost $88 Billion
  7. Get Ready For An Economic Slowdown, State Economist Says
  8. If you’re not rich or if your parents aren’t well connected, the Hawaii you live in is different
  9. Four Mayoral Candidates Raising Money
  10. Another Assistant Superintendent Retires From DOE
  11. Will HPD release officer misconduct information to the public?
  12. OHA Returned $2M Of Ceded Land Revenue In 2019
  13. Medicare Trims Payments To 8 Hawaii Hospitals due to Excessive readmissions
  14. Nearly A Quarter of Hawaii Homes Are Purchased By Out-Of-State Buyers
  15. Hawaii Slips to No. 2 For Homelessness. New York Is #1
  16. Punawai Rest Stop: 1 in 200 Bums Accept Drug Treatment, 1 in 57 accept jobs, 1 in 22 accept housing
  17. $6M Ohana Zones program Moves 213 Bums into Housing
  18. Disgusting ‘Health Food’ Store Sells Sandwich Infested with Rat Lungworm Slug
  19. ‘I want her back’: Mother strengthens plea amid custody battle over 11-year-old girl
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Tuesday, January 7, 2020
January 7, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:33 PM :: 3836 Views
  1. Shakeup afoot at the federal office that exposed the Kealohas’ criminal behavior
  2. School Construction Projects ‘Political’—Only in Hawaii
  3. Audit: Honolulu DPP Can’t Get the Job Done Permits Languish for Years
  4. Money: Telescope Protesters Address Astronomy Conference
  5. YB Seeks $27M Rate Hike
  6. For first time since 2012, Honolulu saw its annual median home price drop (but not by much)
  7. 26% of Kailua TVRs Destroyed
  8. With Vote by Mail Coming, Maui has no Chief Election Officer
  9. Routes canceled as Hele-On bus shortage intensifies
  10. Guam: Identity vs Reality
  11. Man fatally shot by police in Kailua was work furlough escapee
  12. Homeless have Elitist Attitude
  13. Volunteers wanted for annual homeless Point-in-Time count
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Monday, January 6, 2020
January 6, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:54 PM :: 3536 Views
  1. Corruption Charges dropped against Wannabe Big Island Police Chief
  2. Alleged Drug Dealer Walks–Evidence Dismissed due to Police Wrongdoing
  3. Former SHOPO President Sues Over Police Chief Comments
  4. OHA officials should be accountable to state
  5. TMT supporters rally at Hawai‘i Convention Center
  6. Hearings to be held on Young Brothers rate hikes today and Tuesday
  7. Massive DoE Cash Giveaway Begins Tuesday
  8. State Refusing to Insure Charter Schools?
  9. Hawaii's new Title IX law includes incentives for Students to Turn Gay
  10. Marketing Technique: Tourism Industry Continues to Promote Eco-Hysteria
  11. Hawaii bankruptcies in 2019 hit highest level in 5 years
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Sunday, January 5, 2020
January 5, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:38 PM :: 2357 Views
  1. We’ve had 30 years of “visionary” city leadership, and where has that gotten us?
  2. Kim to meet with governor, TMT officials this week
  3. Hawaii population decline could have big economic effects
  4. New law on reporting inmate deaths exposes alleged prison homicide
  5. Hawaii County Herbicide ban not a sure thing yet
  6. ‘Solution’ to Affordable Housing?  Spend lots of Property Tax Dollars
  7. Answers sought after state authorities allegedly take a child without a court order
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Saturday, January 4, 2020
January 4, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:57 PM :: 2827 Views
  1. Homeless News: Supreme Court Ruling Makes Sentencing Lighter for Rapist – Kidnappers Statewide
  2. Homeless Mayhem: Knife threat just latest incident in Kahului Safeway area
  3. ANOTHER Homeless Alleged Rapist Arrested -- Attacks in Honolulu Office Building
  4. Aloha Stadium: HCDA, Stadium Authority Fight for Control of Next Big Boondoggle
  5. State senators grill University of Hawaii on salary funding details
  6. Hawaii's New Asset Forfeiture Rules Take Effect Jan. 17
  7. Helicopter tour company pushes back against claims industry is unsafe
  8. FEMA Evaluates Hawaii Hurricane Logistics Support
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Friday, January 3, 2020
January 3, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:57 PM :: 2972 Views
  1. Hawaii News Now president Rick Blangiardi may run for mayor
  2. Astronomers to assemble in Waikiki as telescope discord looms
  3. Impeach Kaneshiro: E-Signature Issue Heads to Federal Court
  4. Hawaii ‘Amazon Tax’ is a Double Tax?
  5. Bus Fare Hike Will Further Reduce Ridership
  6. Judge Puts Hawaii Taser Case On Hold
  7. Greenhouse Gas Analysis Spreading Across Hawai’i Public Utilities Commission Proceedings
  8. Maili group sues city, developer in bid to stop affordable housing project
  9. Canadian Police Catch Homeless Dude from Connecticut Allegedly Raping Woman in Kailua-Kona Park 
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Thursday, January 2, 2020
January 2, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 11:18 AM :: 2375 Views
  1. Star-Adv: Office of Hawaiian Affairs should comply with audit
  2. New laws you could see in the 2020 Legislative Session
  3. Commission Begins Seeking Ways to Let Lots and Lots of Criminals Back out onto Hawaii’s Streets
  4. Rents Are Dipping In Hawaii, At Least For Some People
  5. $2.5M Hilo facility for homeless gets Three People into Permanent Housing
  6. Nicotine user? Hawaii U-Haul won't hire you starting in February
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Wednesday, January 1, 2020
January 1, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:04 PM :: 2685 Views
  1. 2020 Elections – Which Seats are up for Grabs?
  2. The community has been trained to complain
  3. Rail to Open before HART Officials get Jail?
  4. Fate of TMT uncertain after 2-month stalemate—TMT Pays License Fees in Canary islands
  5. New laws going into effect in 2020—Dope and Sex Changes
  6. Big Island: Three Rape Cases –one Conflict of Interest --from testing of rape kits
  7. DUI crash injuring four children sparks stiffer penalty debate among MADD, Honolulu prosecutor
  8. Short-term rental law a red-tape special
  9. Big Island Recycling Scheme Collapses in Chaos
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