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Friday, November 30, 2012
November 30, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:48 PM :: 5083 Views
  1. Hawaii: One Third of Young Adults Live With Mom
  2. Matson to Hike Container Fees $225
  3. Health Insurance: Hawaii 2nd Most Monopolized
  4. Governor Releases $3.7 Million for Hilo Medical Center
  5. HSTA ‘Work to Rule’ Protests Statewide
  6. State expects reapportionment lawsuit to end in U.S. Supreme Court
  7. Star-Adv Admits Romy Cachola is a Problem for Mail-In Voting Scheme
  8. Borreca Admits Pat Nakamoto is Dwayne Yoshina’s GF and they Were Working on Campaign
  9. Is The City Being Transparent About The Rail Project Archeological Survey?
  10. Council Votes 8-1 to Accept Rail Money
  11. With Rail Won, Reporter Returns to Kenoi Administration
  12. Hawaii Gas CEO Outlines Three-Step Plan to Save $2B
  13. EPA $2B Demand May force Combined Cycle Turbines
  14. Greenhouse Gas Games: Solar, Wind Scammers Enlist DoH to block competition
  15. Solar Scammers Push to End City Inspections So the can get away with anything
  16. VIDEO: Public supports Hu Honua at PUC hearing
  17. Taxing the Tax: Hawaii Nonprofits Squeezed by Itemization Caps
  18. Obama Admin: Failure to Extend Bush Tax Cuts Would Siphon $1B out of Hawaii
  19. Lawsuit filed over Jones Act
  20. Public Land Development Corp. the subject at Paia meeting
  21. Norks Prepare Another Missile Launch
  22. Anti-Military Fearmongers May Have Opportunity in Dec 12 DU Hearing
  23. Detail-rich film dissects Pearl's day of 'Infamy'
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Thursday, November 29, 2012
November 29, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:49 PM :: 4234 Views
  1. DOE Releases Two-Year Race to the Top Performance Report, Okabe Complains
  2. Leeward HSTA Proposes 'Quality Teacher in Every Classroom Act'
  3. Abercrombie's Experts Announce 'Expectations' for Children's Behavior
  4. Hawaii Most Expensive Homes in Nation
  5. Hawaii: One Third of Young Adults Live With Mom
  6. Hawaii Hospitals Ranked: Only Queens is Grade 'A'
  7. State Auditor Marion Higa to retire at end of year
  8. Iwase Proposes Commission to Enact $17B in Tax Hikes
  9. Fiscal Cliff: UH Suddenly Has to Pay DoD $200K/year for Biosafety Lab Lease
  10. Fiscal Cliff: Marines to Cut Force by 20,000
  11. Star-Adv Joins Call to Change Regents Selection Process
  12. Calvin Say: PLDC Was a Senate Idea, I Will Consider Repeal
  13. PLDC: Abercrombie Tries to Co-opt ‘Usual Suspects’
  14. Student Transportation Consultant To Brief Ed Board on Secret Report
  15. Hawaii Ethics Commission: Charter School Workers Are State Employees
  16. Blame the Victim: DoE Finger Pointing Begins over Farrington Roof Collapse
  17. Kalaeloa Solar Farm Sold
  18. Hawaii’s two largest banks increase their market share
  19. HI moves toward state health insurance exchange
  20. Disparity for Native Hawaiian-Pacific Islanders with HIV/AIDS
  21. Project to transcribe Hawaiian language newspapers finishes up
  22. Witness in case against officer held after arrest on drug charges
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Wednesday, November 28, 2012
November 28, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:58 PM :: 4072 Views
  1. Election 'Fiasco': Federal Civil Rights Lawsuit Threatened
  2. VIDEO: Maui, Kauai, Molokai, Oahu, Hilo Teachers Protest
  3. Honolulu Council Rail Vote Thursday
  4. JSC Nominates Six for Oahu Family Court
  5. Hawaiian Electric Seeks Public Comment on ‘Integrated Resource Planning’
  6. Governor Releases $44 Million for Projects Statewide
  7. Obituary: Richard A Coons
  8. Shapiro: Criticism of the UH regents cast by problem's architects
  9. Kauai: Judge Dismisses Rapozo Indictment
  10. Church denies auditorium improvements impacted collapse
  11. Star-Adv: Community Should Play Turtle Bay Against Other Developers
  12. Hawaii County installs 1000 LED streetlights
  13. Solar Tops Agenda At HECO Hearing
  14. Biomass producer Big Island Carbon files Chapter 7 bankruptcy
  15. PUC Rejects Complaint vs Smart Meters
  16. Restore ‘warm line’ as adjunct to ACCESS crisis line
  17. Agent labeled as aggressor in shooting
  18. Council committee votes to prohibit puffing on tobacco at four Waikiki spots and at Sandy Beach
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Tuesday, November 27, 2012
November 27, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:51 PM :: 6395 Views
  1. Abercrombie: Nago's Incompetence Gives Me Excuse to Push for 100% Vote-by-Mail Elections
  2. Matson Fires Shot Across Consumers’ Bow
  3. $1536: Hawaii Average Mortgage Payments Second in Nation
  4. Watchdog Report: Humane Society of the United States Shortchanges Hawaii Pet Shelters
  5. Animal Liberation Nuts: Aquarium Trade a 'Dark Hobby', Aila Must Go
  6. CNHA Pushes for Legislature, Feds to Dominate DHHL
  7. Hawaii Supports Operation Outreach Afghanistan
  8. Panicked, Desperate Doomed Nago fires Tomczyk
  9. Judge dismisses Hilo Election Boss’ defamation lawsuit
  10. Chaos:  Abercrombie Budget Assumes no Federal Budget Cuts
  11. DoE Stops Blaming Rain for Roof Collapse, Orders $1M for Inspections Systemwide
  12. Aiea High School teachers protest no contract
  13. Say, Oshiro Slipped PLDC Thru House
  14. People still going to former HMC West ER a year after it was closed
  15. Obama Cuts Hawaii Tsunami Warning Buoys 16%
  16. Personal income in Hawaii rose 9 percent from 2009 to 2011
  17. Prosecutors: Federal Agent Fired Fatal Shot After A Night Of "Bar Hopping"
  18. Lilly: University of Hawaii Should Seek Counsel from Attorney General, Not Private or In-House Attorneys
  19. Upcoming public hearing for new Oahu aquarium collecting rules
  20. Jerry Brown on Solar: There’ll be indictments, bankruptcies, and deaths
  21. Turtle Bay eyes expansion in 2014
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Monday, November 26, 2012
November 26, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:55 PM :: 4315 Views
  1. California Voters Reject GMO Labeling Scheme
  2. Collapsed Farrington Roof Had Just Been Inspected
  3. ‘Green’ Energy Scammers ask Feds to Block Natural Gas Project
  4. Natural Gas Vehicles Save 50% on Fuel
  5. Kauai 17,500 Smart Meters Installed
  6. Abercrombie to Propose All Mail-in Elections
  7. 4 jump from state Capitol to City Hall
  8. Kauai Prosecutor Kollar Hires Kevin Takata
  9. Audit: Many DoE employees working among children lack proper clearance
  10. ‘Connections’ First Contested Case before Ethics Commission in Years
  11. Hawaii Vets Have A Long Wait For A Decision On Their Disability Claims
  12. Hawaii Has 743 Different Data Systems, Some 30 Years Old
  13. Hawaiian Airlines: Something Isn’t Working
  14. $5M in rail funds will buy artwork for transit depots
  15. 263 Water Main Breaks so far in 2012
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Monday, November 26, 2012
Letters to the Editor, November, 2012
By Letters to the Editor @ 1:17 PM :: 13461 Views
  • Nanakuli: The truth about the pim
  • “OHA Under Attack from Out of State” is an Irresponsible Claim
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Sunday, November 25, 2012
November 25, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:03 PM :: 4461 Views
  1. Sen Josh Green: Doctors Need Florida Pill Mill Company to Survive Financially
  2. Ernie Martin: Cancel Nanakuli Park to Make Way for PVT Landfill
  3. “OHA Under Attack from Out of State” is an Irresponsible Claim
  4. Going Over the Cliff Will Mean Tax Increases
  5. Johanson is Big Winner in Coalition
  6. Progressives Whine About Dissident-GOP Alliance
  7. Josh Green --  Pill Mill Money too Hot to Handle, Gives it Away
  8. Hooser: Apologize for Corrupt PLDC, then Complete Repeal
  9. DOE: Give us the Money or No Computers for Kids
  10. City Council schedules meeting to approve rail grant
  11. Mitch Roth: First New Elected Prosecutor in a Generation
  12. Homosexuals Prey on Waikiki Street Kids
  13. New Hope Church moves out of auditorium it helped to fix
  14. Kauai Council mulls 500% increase to minimum Property Tax
  15. ‘Connections’—Charter School Employee gets Hearing Tuesday 
  16. Matson to Burn $400M on Jones Act Ships
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Saturday, November 24, 2012
November 24, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:52 PM :: 4709 Views
  1. Oshiro: "My intention at this time is to stay in the House"
  2. PLDC: Abercrombie Capitulates to Protesters
  3. Success for Hawaii Family Advocates
  4. Hawaii County Vote is Referendum on Eradication
  5. Ernie Martin: Cancel Nanakuli Park to Make Way for PVT Landfill
  6. Lawyer: Kauai Prosecutor Forged Indictment against Rapozo
  7. PLDC Board Cancels Meetings as Abercrombie Huddles with Protesters
  8. Gabbard: Death to Whitey
  9. Number of Veterans in Congress Drops from 400 to 100
  10. Plans to Shut School and Reopen Big Island Prison Moving Forward
  11. Lawyer Organizing Arizona Prisoners Claims CCA Will Lock Him Up if He goes to Saguaro
  12. Deferred Maintenance: Farrington HS Auditorium Roof Collapses for No Particular Reason
  13. HPU plan worth consideration
  14. Luddites Target Monsanto Water Supply
  15. Dive Industry, Eco Lawyers: Any Science Which Allows Reef Collecting is Bad Science 
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Friday, November 23, 2012
November 23, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:55 PM :: 5277 Views
  1. UH Community Colleges recognized for ‘Achieving the Dream’
  2. Work to Rule Protests Spread to 25 Schools—Okabe Rejects Three Negotiation Dates Proposed by Abercrombie
  3. Marumoto to Pen Tell-All about Legislature?
  4. Boylan: None of the Candidates We Elected are Any Good
  5. Kim Committee Goes After Torkildson, Telescope PR Firm
  6. Nago’s Incompetence is Borreca’s Latest Excuse for Vote-by Mail
  7. Scaled-back tower plans welcome
  8. Kauai Council Factions Line Up
  9. Potheads Thrilled as DEA Abandons Hilo Office
  10. Another Alleged Homosexual Child Rapist Arraigned
  11. Hilo Begs for Money to Hire Doctors as Fiscal Cliff, Obamacare Wipe out Funds
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Thursday, November 22, 2012
November 22, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:29 PM :: 6996 Views
  1. The hidden story of the third Thanksgiving: 1623--giving thanks for freedom
  2. Greenwood: I’ve Been too Busy to Read Senate Accountability Report
  3. NOAA announces rules to protect false killer whales off Hawaii
  4. Art: Profitable Nonprofits Generate $159M
  5. Calling all Cronies: OHA Announces December Cash Giveaways
  6. Five Year Plan: Hawaii County Energy Sustainability Program
  7. Marcus Oshiro to Quit House, Join Caldwell Admin?
  8. Carpenter: “Screw it, Dissidents Should Resign”
  9. Souki, Johanson Outline Priorities
  10. Desperate, Flailing Josh Green Decides to Make His Support for Pill Pushers Illegal Again
  11. Kauai County Moves to Quash Subpoenas, Seitz Claims no Arrest Attempt on Mayor
  12. Counties vary in ethics infrastructure
  13. Double dipping at charter school?
  14. KHON Looks at The Bus
  15. HPU seeks to take over Aloha Tower redevelopment
  16. UH Supercomputer Air Force Re-writes Bid Rules
  17. Feds ask judge to dismiss American Samoa citizenship lawsuit
  18. Drunken Attempted Killer on Leave from Looney Bin Gets Drunk Again
  19. Transsexual Murder: Kaimuki Student Faces Trail for Killing
  20. Hawaii Author Releases Book With Liberty University
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Wednesday, November 21, 2012
November 21, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:57 PM :: 5221 Views
  1. Joe Souki teams up with Republicans, Has Votes to be New House Speaker
  2. Election Commission to Evaluate Performance of Scott Nago
  3. For Hawaii, Fiscal Cliff Means Automatic State Tax Hikes, Massive Defense Layoffs
  4. Lingle: Not Done Fighting
  5. PLDC Creator Donovan Dela Cruz Suddenly Open to Abolishing Agency
  6. Mainland Gay Activists Take Aim at Hawaii
  7. Secret School Bus Study to Be Released December 4
  8. Federal Government to Spend $1.5 Billion on Hawaii Rail Project Currently in Litigation
  9. TOD Includes Special Taxes
  10. Biofuel Contract $200/Barrel
  11. Racial appeal to Japanese from Caldwell was improper, disrespectful
  12. Legislature, Ethics Commission at odds
  13. PRP Hawaii/Hawaii Carpenters Union Files Motion to Move Libel Case Filed by Cayetano to Federal Court
  14. TV Stations Made Millions from Campaigns
  15. Kakaako: Rental vs Ownership?
  16. Kahuku: Rental vs Ownership?
  17. Fatal injuries rank high, especially for young people, a study finds
  18. Foreign Students: UH Tuition Increase Kills Economic Opportunity
  19. Jones Act Fail: Military Shuts Out US Owned Ships
  20. Maui Time Editor Arrested wile Filming Traffic Stops
  21. Hawaii ERS seeks private equity consultant, global custodian
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Tuesday, November 20, 2012
November 20, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:38 PM :: 5113 Views
  1. DoE Receives School Bus Report, Keeps it Secret
  2. Bankers Pleased by Abercrombie's Tax Hikes, Buy $866M Bonds
  3. Lawyer: New DoTax Solar Tax Credit Rules are Retroactive
  4. Kawailoa Windfarm Begins Operation
  5. Hawaii County Police earn accreditation from national agency
  6. Hawaii Charter Schools Seek Board Nominees
  7. Hawaii Construction on the Rise?
  8. HGEA, UPW Contracts Expire June 30, Allow Campaigning on County, State Time, Facilities
  9. Star-Adv: Repeal lawmaker ethics loophole
  10. Report: Kauai Mayors Have been Siphoning Gas for Decades
  11. Seitz: Kauai Mayor Victim of ‘Personal Animosities at Local Level’
  12. Borreca: Fiscal Cliff OK, Abercrombie Will Pay for What Inouye Cannot
  13. Carlisle: $1.55B is on Track, Get Out of the Way
  14. Slom: My Opposition to PLDC and TOD has not Changed
  15. Solar Tax Credits: A Constituency of Dependency
  16. OHA for Everyone
  17. Film Office: Pornos Not Eligible for Tax Credits
  18. Senate bill rewrite lets feds read your e-mail without warrants
  19. Fiscal Health of States Shows Growing Divergence
  20. JPAC's accounting for MIAs both essential and obligatory
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Monday, November 19, 2012
November 19, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:20 PM :: 5665 Views
  1. Feds Notify Congress of Intent to Sign Full Funding Agreement for Honolulu Rail
  2. Pierre Omidyar: The Secret Empire of a Resort Developer
  3. Greenwood Threatened to Expose Abercrombie, Say, Tsutusi: ‘Serious Violation of Multiple Laws’
  4. Kim Committee to Demand 'Special Master' to Oversee Greenwood?
  5. Fitch: Corruption, Inability to Sell Ansaldo Produce Negative Outlook for Rail Contractor's Parent Company
  6. Hawaii Congressional Delegation: How They Voted November 19
  7. Joni’s Jones Act Plea
  8. Lahaina: Is Halloween a Land Use Issue?
  9. DataHouse Announces New President
  10. Abercrombie to Propose Increased Minimum Wage?
  11. National Solar Expert: Hawaii Should Get Rid of State Tax Credits
  12. Hawaii tax revenue increases 11%, Money Given to Solar Scammers
  13. After First Wind Farm Burns Down, Company Opens Another
  14. Lind: Kondo Should Go After Josh Green
  15. Hawaii Teachers Can't Strike, But They Can Do Only The Minimum
  16. Geothermal on Hualalai?
  17. State Decides to Nickel and Dime Tourism
  18. Tally of foreigners attending UH plummets as Tuition Increases
  19. Sale of Galbraith land on Oahu to state of Hawaii to close by year's end
  20. Kid Escapes Hawaii, Becomes Successful Tech Entrepreneur
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Sunday, November 18, 2012
November 18, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:17 PM :: 6241 Views
  1. Growing Focus on Taxing Pension Income
  2. Clayton Hee Wrote Act 208 to Enable Sen Green Help to Pill Pushers
  3. Prosecutor: DoE Negligence in Abuse of Puna Girl Led to Multi-Million Dollar Sealed Settlement
  4. Star-Adv: Greenwood Wins, Time to learn from UH mess and move on
  5. Lawsuit: Anti-Superferry Protesters to Challenge Constitutionality of Act 55
  6. Rail TOD Will Drive Oahu Population to 1.2M
  7. HECO: Hordes of Solar Scammers May Crash Grid Before Dec 31 Tax Credit Cutoff
  8. Kahuku Wind Farm Faces Long Recovery After Fire
  9. Mililani Trask, Act 221 Scammers Grab for Geothermal Sandwich Profits
  10. Maui County looking to cut solid waste, convert it to energy
  11. Upgrading HECO Plants to Combined Cycle Could Cut Energy Consumption in Half
  12. Demographics: Fukumoto -- Youth are More Open Minded
  13. Demographics: OHA Cronies Panic over Kelii Akina Campaign
  14. Overrun by Aggressive Naked Homosexuals, San Francisco May Limit Genital Exposure to ‘Fairs and Parades’
  15. Tulsi Still Unable to ‘Out’ Mike Gabbard as ‘Hindu’
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Saturday, November 17, 2012
November 17, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:33 PM :: 5314 Views
  1. Hawaii Guard soldiers ready to assist, advise Afghan forces
  2. Video: South Park Ridicules Kauai Malihini
  3. HSTA Protest Video: "Abercrombie Proposal Offers Little Hope"
  4. HFA: Gay Marriage, Assisted Suicide on 2013 Legislative Agenda
  5. Voters issue a powerful mandate for hunting, fishing and gathering on Hawaii island
  6. Maui Case Tests Conflicts Between Zoning and Planning
  7. Governor Selects New Policy Director, Communications Deputy Director
  8. Study: Hawaii Avoids Overprescription of Antibiotics
  9. Full Text: UH Wonder Blunder Report
  10. Greenwood Launches Listening Tour
  11. Hawaii Open Data Portal Launched
  12. Stole $5000 Gasoline? Warrant Not Issued for Arrest of Kauai County Mayor
  13. Hypocrite Carpenter Warns Speaker Candidates Against Republicans
  14. WASC Defends Greenwood, says Legislators Crossed Line
  15. Developers council could help spur transit-oriented development along Honolulu rail route
  16. DoE, Profitable Nonprofits Expect Abercrombie to make up for $32M Fiscal Cliff Losses
  17. Gabbard, Duda Conspire to Keep Tax Credits Flowing to Solar Scammers
  18. Hawaii, 22 other states proceeding on health law
  19. Labor Dept. investigates theft from Carpenters Union
  20. Another DoE Child Molester: Former Iao teacher gets 20 years
  21. Caldwell Hiring
  22. Russia? Hanabusa, Hirono Suddenly Develop an Interest in Free Trade
  23. Jamae Kawauchi appears to be out as Hawaii County Clerk
  24. State official: Piilani Promenade Plan ‘clearly different’ from one proposed
  25. Barking Sands to Become Satellite Launch Site?
  26. H-1 Paving Will Prepare PM Zipper Lanes
  27. Not a Single Illness Has Ever Been Reported After Consumption of GM Food
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Friday, November 16, 2012
November 16, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:03 PM :: 5082 Views
  1. As Legislative Session Looms, Greenwood Wins Backing of BoR
  2. Census Bureau: Hawaii 7th Highest Poverty Rate in US
  3. Hawai‘i Health Connector Submits Blueprint Application
  4. DBEDT Releases Quarterly Economic Forecast
  5. Workshops: Discover the Public's Power in the Legislative Process
  6. Dr. Panos Prevedouros Honored by Honolulu City Council
  7. Wounded Warrior and Kaimuki Grad to Speak at Navy League Luncheon
  8. Act 208 Gives legislators carte blanche to use their positions to give unwarranted benefits to themselves, friends, or supporters
  9. Concert probe unable to Blame Rich Sheriff for approving ticket sales
  10. Did free tickets undermine independent review?
  11. HSTA: Abercrombie Contract Proposal Dismal, Disappointing
  12. League of Women Voters of Hawaii Urges Legislative Action To Protect Citizens’ Right to Vote in Hawaii
  13. Kauai County Will Support Accused Gas Thieving Employee 100%
  14. Maui Prison Guard Used Inmates as Slaves in Landscaping Business?
  15. City planning 63 land buys along rail line in fiscal 2014
  16. Developers say TOD needs state help
  17. Interview Cliff Slater
  18. Mental Health Non-Profits, HGEA Sense Job Opportunities in Homelessness
  19. State plugging into solar schools
  20. Death By Electrocution Costs Honolulu $550K
  21. More Profitable Discussions of Natatorium
  22. Self-Appointed Activists Seek Planning Power
  23. Smoking Ban: Six Years, 1000 Complaints, 5 citations
  24. Rubio: Make it so Less People Need Government Benefits
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Thursday, November 15, 2012
November 15, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:03 PM :: 6099 Views
  1. Hundreds Turn Out for NRA President in Hawaii
  2. Abercrombie Rushes to Negotiating Table as HSTA Protest Looms
  3. DoE Releases School by School Enrollment Figures
  4. Honolulu Council Calls for Investigation of Election
  5. Obama Nominates Environmental Lawyer to Rule Over Hawaii
  6. Inouye hospitalized after fall
  7. Fiscal Cliff: $3453 Tax Increase for Average Hawaii Family
  8. Donovan to Interview for AD Position at Cal State Fullerton
  9. Japanese Magazine Fight Gets Nasty in Hawaii
  10. Election Sabotage: Nago calls Marston a Liar
  11. Inouye Angered by Leak Attacking His Pick Greenwood
  12. Financial consultant: "Baffling" UH errors in Wonder scam
  13. Civil Rights Complaints Filed Over Botched Election
  14. SA: PLDC Should Wait on Legislature Before Making Rules
  15. Hawaii 7th Highest Poverty Rate in Nation
  16. HART: Iwi Finds ‘Overwhelming’—Changes Needed
  17. Horse, Three bodies, Skull
  18. Hilo Old Boys Grab Control of Hawaii Co Council
  19. EPA Regs to Soak Big Island Ratepayers for Another $8M/year
  20. Former Councilman Rod Tam fined for misuse of city funds
  21. Ethics Commission found that Tatsuyama gave preferential treatment for Son’s Scouting event
  22. Half-Way Houses for Felons: Return to the Heyday
  23. Wind power causes more pollution, not less
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Wednesday, November 14, 2012
November 14, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:29 PM :: 6904 Views
  1. Hanalei vs Omidyar: Update
  2. Wind on the Wane: An Update on Recent Wind Project News
  3. Charity Wraps Up Successful Listening Tour in Yap
  4. Video: IDF Pinpoint Strike on Ahmed Jabari, Head of Hamas Military Wing
  5. Developer’s Own News Site Says it Looks bad
  6. Caldwell has much to do if he is 'to build rail better'
  7. Sierra Club Earth Justice Claim it is Illegal for State to Reduce Corporate Welfare Handouts to Solar Wind Scammers
  8. Elections panel will address ballot shortage at meeting
  9. New Bishop Estate Scandal Needed to Displace Democrats
  10. Greenwood asked UH Regents for $2 million payout in demand letter that was withdrawn
  11. Ruling to allow UH to proceed with telescope
  12. UH Athletics Advisory Committee Members Forced To Report Finances
  13. PLDC Hot Potato: Democrats Ask Sam Slom to Serve as Dela Cruz’ Committee Vice Chair
  14. Farm Bureau, Building Trades Back PLDC
  15. OHA Opposes PLDC
  16. OHA Cronies Grab for Business in Saipan, Guam, Samoa
  17. Lanai COO's task to diversify isle economy offers hint to Ellison’s plans
  18. Maui issues RFP for county waste-to-energy project
  19. Rep.-elect Lauren Cheape's path to victory
  20. Proposed smoking ban in parks sparks controversy
  21. Organic Buyers: Smug or Stupid?
  22. Soft on Crime: Pimp Out on Early Release Gets 10 years
  23. JPAC Cost $500M a Year
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Tuesday, November 13, 2012
November 13, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:56 PM :: 6482 Views
  1. Hanalei vs Omidyar: 6PM Tonight
  2. VIDEO: NRA President speaks in Hilo
  3. Milner: Why PRP’s Mayoral Campaign Is the Wave of the Future
  4. Gay Marriage Led to Defeat of Marilyn Lee, Jake Bradshaw
  5. Mainland Homosexuals, Billionaires Announce Plan to Impose Gay Marriage on Hawaii
  6. Suicide Squad Admits to Four Counts of Conspiracy to Commit Manslaughter
  7. Republicans are wild cards in forming House coalitions
  8. Progressives Chatter About Say vs Souki
  9. Akaka To Push for Akaka Bill in Lame Duck Session
  10. Conklin: For Opponents of Akaka Bill, Silver Lining in Election Clouds
  11. Hawaii Teachers Union Ramps Up Protests Amid Contract Stalemate
  12. Homeless Shelters reportedly take in more kids, seniors
  13. Liquid natural gas can be good option
  14. US Chamber Lost 13 of 15 Senate Races
  15. DLNR Shuts Down all Kayak Rentals at Kealakekua Bay
  16. Rand Paul: Path to Citizenship for Illegals
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Monday, November 12, 2012
November 12, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:46 PM :: 4941 Views
  1. HEMIC CEO: Pill Mills Running up Costs
  2. Election Sabotage: Is Jamae Kawauchi Kevin Cronin?
  3. Lawsuit: Kahuku Windfarm May Never Get its Turbines Repaired
  4. Employment Opportunities with the Hawaii State Legislature
  6. Chickens coming home to roost for solar companies abusing tax credits
  7. Green Energy Scammers Coalesce Around Gabbard
  8. Will ‘Big Wind’ mean a ‘Small Return’?
  9. Don’t fear fiscal cliff, says Democrat
  10. Hawaii County Council Ran on Taxpayer Funds
  11. Makeover will bring Bellows in line with a change in mission from Afghanistan to the Asian region
  12. Elmo puppeteer accused as Homosexual Child Molester
  13. 70,000 pieces of plastic collected, documented
  14. Dive Industry, Eco-Faddists, Animal Liberation Nuts Make up Numbers to Attack Aquarium Collectors
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Sunday, November 11, 2012
November 11, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:50 PM :: 8713 Views
  1. Hawaii Veterans Day Events 2012
  2. Abercrombie Admin: HSTA Position 'Fundamentally Flawed'
  3. HSTA Launches 'Work to Rule' Protest
  4. Kauai Chief: Valenciano's Decision Likely to be Appealed and Overturned
  5. General Excise Tax Needs a Few Tweaks
  6. Akaku, Olelo to Broadcast PLDC Hearing Live
  7. Oxycontin Contributions: Josh Green Helps Pill Mills Loot Honolulu County Funds
  8. Dividing the Loot: Gabbard, Solar Scammers, State hold Secret Meetings
  9. HSTA petition 'flawed,' state says
  10. Abandoned Callers on HGEA, State DoH Horrendous Suicide Line Train Wreck
  11. Non-Profit Sector Outlines Legislative Agenda
  12. State Violated Law By Urging "Yes" Vote On Ballot Measure
  13. Hawaii Co Prosecutor’s Office to hire six victims’ advocates
  14. Diving Industry Renews Attack on Aquarium Collectors
  15. Connections charter school faces more delays
  16. Hawaii delegation leads Congress in its diversity
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Saturday, November 10, 2012
November 10, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:08 PM :: 5645 Views
  1. House Republican Caucus Elects Johanson, Fukumoto
  2. Larry Flynt: Porn Industry "Will Start Shooting in Hawaii"
  3. HELCO Files 50MW Geothermal RFP
  4. Maui TEA Party Veterans Day Picnic
  5. Hawaii Family Forum: Redouble Voter Registration Effort
  6. Hawaii Investors Given Priority Access to Tax-Exempt State Bonds
  7. Say 22, Souki 21
  8. Ing: Sick of Say, Sends ‘Horrible Message’
  9. Interview with HD26 Candidate Tiffany Au
  10. Solar Credits: Abercrombie, Oshiro vs Henkin, Blue Planet
  11. Work to Rule: Campbell High teachers plan protest
  12. Gay Agenda for Homelessness
  13. Star-Adv: Other Officials Must Take the Reins from Scott Nago
  14. Announcement of Polls Helped Run Up the Score
  15. UH regents to start evaluating Greenwood and her contract
  16. Millions in athletic funds detailed after open-records request
  17. TAT: Kauai Mayor Carvalho does not support repeal of Act 55
  18. Manahan to Get Head Start on Council
  19. Honolulu City Council will consider a bill Wednesday that aims to cut down on light pollution
  20. Molestation case filed against Damien Memorial School under Hawaii’s new open-window law
  21. County of Kauai's Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Priorities Survey
  22. California Voters too Intelligent for Anti-GMO Fraudsters
  23. Australia to Buy Nuclear Subs?
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Friday, November 9, 2012
November 9, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:23 PM :: 5088 Views
  1. Full Text: New DoTax Rules on Solar Tax Credits
  2. FULL TEXT: Fraud Indictment for Stevie Wonder Concert
  3. Full Text: 2012 Hawaii Career Ready Study
  4. Spirit of LIFE 20th Anniversary 2012 Gala Celebration
  5. NRA President to Speak in Hawaii
  6. 'Green' Energy: Hawaiian Electric, ASB Rake in the Bucks
  7. Non-Candidate Committees 35% of Total Election Ads
  8. Next PLDC Hearing Tues 10:30AM
  9. Rail Spending Peaks next year, Only a Fraction of Jobs Materialize
  10. Incompetent Hawaii Election Officials Failed to Deliver Absentee Ballots
  11. Wonder Blunder exposed much that is wrong at UH
  12. Ward: We Were Right, Lingle Was Wrong
  13. Time Running Out for TMT Telescope
  14. Ruling in trade dispute brings refunds to solar companies
  15. Caregiver’s certification revoked after death
  16. Hawaii targeted for Commune Hotels & Resorts expansion
  17. Galbraith Estate to be Site of Next Ag Park
  18. Obama 2012 = Bush 2004?
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Thursday, November 8, 2012
November 8, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:24 PM :: 5529 Views
  1. Senate Dems Announce 2013 Leadership
  2. Hawaii GOP: Reason to be Optimistic
  3. Nonaka: A Good Night for the Kahua Group
  4. Jones Act Shipbuilding Burdens Hawaii, Alaska, Guam, and Puerto Rico
  5. PDF: View General Election 2012- Final Results on Scribd
  6. "A much higher proportion of infrequent voters went out and voted"
  7. The Road to Party Realignment
  8. 120,000 Join in Kids Vote Hawaii,Djou Wins 63-37
  9. District by District Where They Won
  10. Mormon HD47 Precincts Go to Lingle, Romney, Fale, Meyer
  11. Say, Souki Battle for Speaker 22-22
  12. Federal criminal indictment expected in Wonder blunder
  13. University of Hawaii Coaches Get Extra Cash, "Courtesy Cars"
  14. Inouye sends regents letter of support for UH president
  15. UH regents approve Donovan deal, but mum on Greenwood
  16. Rail: Iwi Discovered at 5th Site
  17. Election ends but fight over rail continues
  18. Tourism Industry Dreams of Free Trade
  19. 1st Hindu in United States Congress Elected and Hails from Hawaii
  20. Suicide High Among Hawaii Elderly
  21. Elder Abuse? Care Home License Revoked
  22. Non-Profit not Profitable any more--County terminates outstanding WMSA grant
  23. With Federal Funds, Swinging Bridge Back up to $5M
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Wednesday, November 7, 2012
November 7, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:38 PM :: 5030 Views
  1. Hawaii Election Results for State, County, and Federal Races
  2. Four Hours No Ballots--Green Party Threatens Lawsuit
  3. Borreca, Boylan and the New McCarthyism
  4. Charles Djou Thanks his Supporters
  5. Lingle: What I Plan to do Next
  6. VIDEO: Ratepayers Revolt
  7. Best Invention of 2012: Time Magazine Recognizes Kona Kampachi
  8. VIDEO: Red-Faced Abercrombie Bickers With Protesters on Stage at Democrats Grand Rally in Hilo
  9. Hawaii Voter Turnout Drops Even Lower
  10. House: Say, Dissidents Tussle over Power
  11. Old Boy Caldwell Winning Elections ‘Not Good for Democracy’
  12. Star-Adv: Avert the Fiscal Cliff
  13. State Election Results:
  14. County Election Results:
  15. Federal Election Results:
  16. Former Miss Hawaii 2011 Lauren Cheape elected to Hawaii House of Representatives
  17. Roth Beats Ashida
  18. Big Island Voters Approve 5 of 6 Charter Amendments
  19. Past and Pseudo-Future Clash at Pearl Harbor
  20. 850 Hawaii Doctors to get more pay from Medicaid, Specialists Excluded
  21. Hawaiian’s revenues come under pressure from every region across its network
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Tuesday, November 6, 2012
November 6, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:27 PM :: 4809 Views
  1. Election Day TODAY -- Find Your Polling Place, Sample Ballot
  2. VIDEO: Red-Faced Abercrombie Bickers With Protesters on Stage at Democrats Grand Rally in Hilo
  3. VIDEO: Ratepayers Revolt
  4. Solar Photovoltaic Lease is Worse Than a Barrel of Oil
  5. The Price of paradise for Hawaii’s low-income families
  6. Hawaii Republican Party Victory Centers Open All Day Tuesday
  7. Ohio: Obama Ends Campaign in Half-Empty Arena
  8. CBS releases even more unseen footage from Obama interview after Benghazi attack...
  9. What time do polls close? 2012 poll closing times by state (map)
  10. Hawaii General Election Results Will Be Posted >>> HERE
  11. Election participation is not expected to rise in Hawaii
  12. Hirono Backed by Movie Moguls Seeking Tax Credits
  13. Caldwell raises $76,000 and Cayetano $74,000 in final days
  14. State runs Big Island polls after Sabotaging primary problems
  15. Kauai Police Chief Will Appeal Ruling Allowing Mayor to Override Police Commission Authority
  16. Kauai Prosecutor gave out $143K in pay raises since Aug. 1
  17. Ethics complaint filed against Kauai county attorney by Supporters of Prosecutor
  18. Solar, Wind Scammers Use Phony anti-Fracking Rhetoric to Block Hawaii LNG Imports
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Monday, November 5, 2012
November 5, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:05 PM :: 5417 Views
  1. Election Day Tuesday Nov 6 -- Find Your Polling Place, Sample Ballot
  2. House Candidate Kaniela Ing: “I don’t Support Osama bin-Laden”
  3. Djou: Our Polls Show us Ahead
  4. Djou: We’re on the Verge of Winning, Hanabusa Launches Negative Ads
  5. Akina: Seven Myths About OHA Voting
  6. HD47: Fale Responds to Save Oahu Coalition
  7. Hawaii Republican Party Victory Centers Open All Day Tuesday
  8. Registration Drive Nets 600 New Voters in Laie
  9. President Romney for Hawaii
  10. Aiona Best Anti-Rail Option for CD6
  11. Carlisle: My Fiscal House is in Order, Cayetano Will Destroy It
  12. Geothermal at Center of Big Island Mayoral Race
  13. Geothermal developers take Aim at Apoliona: Back Cal Lee, Hulu Lindsey, Robert Lindsey
  14. Seen as Too Political: JSC Attempting to ‘Demystify’ Judicial Selection Process
  15. Star-Adv: We Agree With Citizens United Majority, Transparency Needed
  16. 17 Fil-Ams running for nat’l, state positions
  17. CNN Focuses International Effort on 6 Typical Hawaii Progressives, Gets only 3 to Vote
  18. Gas Co Slaps Down Objections from Solar, Wind Scammers
  19. Act221: Legislature Should Spend 1000 Days Investigating Itself
  20. Permanent Absentee Program Causes Voters who moved not to Receive Absentee Ballots
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Sunday, November 4, 2012
November 4, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:46 PM :: 6102 Views
  1. Election Day Tuesday Nov 6 -- Find Your Polling Place, Sample Ballot
  2. PRP: Fukunaga Running to Continue Act 221 Tax Credit Scams
  3. Giving Judges a Chance to Double Dip
  4. Djou Releases Final TV Ad
  5. Former Pearl Harbor Official Endorses Lingle
  6. Lingle Camp: Race in Dead Heat, Hirono Panics
  7. Majority PAC Ad Plagiarizes Lingle Ads and Deceives Voters
  8. Abercrombie: I don’t Want to Preserve Ag Land, I want to Use it
  9. Kim: Greenwood Cleverly Twisted, Shapiro Cynical Half-Truths
  10. Democrats Scramble to Save Hirono as GOP Aims for 56-44 Senate Majority
  11. Low Voter Turnout Tied to Unappealing Candidates
  12. Mayoral Race: Most Voters Decided Long Time Ago
  13. Connection to community key in race for District 11
  14. Parents say high school is needed in Kihei
  15. Mulvihill vs Baker in Maui Senate Race
  16. Mele Carroll: Everybody Thinks I voted for Act 55, But I didn’t Show Up to Vote
  17. Early Voting Boosts Importance of Doorknocking
  18. Isle Guard brings aloha to Afghans
  19. Patients pack Insane Asylum After budget cuts
  20. Panos: EPA and Caldwell Are Costing Honolulu $4.5 Billion for Sewers
  21. We win in lawsuit: FTA/City guilty on three counts, not guilty on 20
  22. Election lawsuits going to court
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Saturday, November 3, 2012
November 3, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:19 PM :: 5138 Views
  1. OHA for Everyone
  2. Honolulu Rail: Set Phasers On Stun
  3. Hirono's Only Education Accomplishment, Siding With Union Bosses
  4. Hirono, HSTA Celebrate Three Years of Furloughs
  5. Case: If PRP Wins, Negative Will be the New Normal
  6. UHERO: Renewable Energy Tax Credit is Significant Weight on State Budget
  7. UHERO Deploys Latest Excuses For Big Wind, Big Cable
  8. Obama: Vote for Revenge
  9. Romney: Vote for Love of Country
  10. Complete Rundown of Legislative Races
  11. Calles: Ruling Doesn’t do a Whole Lot to Stop Rail
  12. Ansaldo finishing phase one design work -- HART will get presentation on rail cars later this month
  13. Civil Beat Poll - Full Questionnaire and Results
  14. Mrs Abercrombie Gives $3000 to Cayetano
  15. PRP Hawaii Aims to Elect All Pro-Rail Honolulu City Council
  16. PRP Cash Slipping Through the Cracks?
  17. Kauai Ruling stuns police panel, prosecutor
  18. Teachers Union Launches Website for New Contract
  19. 2 workplace violence complaints at HPD's training academy
  20. Lawsuit: Lawyers Conspire With KoOlina Developers to Shortchange Homeowners
  21. Hawaii’s 11,466 Missing Voters
  22. Solar Scammers Turn $2.69M Cash into $1M in Subprime Loans
  23. After Dumping Pie-In-The-Sky Windfarm Scheme, Ellison Boosts Lanai Tourism
  24. LUC revisiting approvals for malls, hears testimony
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Friday, November 2, 2012
November 2, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:29 PM :: 5371 Views
  1. Fed Court: City Failed To Consider Alternatives To Rail
  2. General Contractors Association of Hawaii Endorses Lingle
  3. Caldwell Caught with His Hand in “Pay to Play” Cash Register
  4. Ohana Health receives contract to provide behavioral health services in Hawaii
  5. HD5 Bateman Releases Final Radio Commercial
  6. Governor Selects Louise Kim McCoy as Communications Director
  7. Stop Rail Permanent Injunction Hearing December 12
  8. Star-Adv: HSTA Chose Furlough Days
  9. Honolulu Co Clerk: Voter Fraud Could Happen
  10. Top Rail Project Consultants Give Maximum To Caldwell's Mayoral Campaign
  11. HSTA Strategy Plays to Abercrombie’s Bull-Headedness
  12. SB: Hirono Needed to Save Obamacare, Cut Military, Raise taxes
  13. Poll: Obama Losing Ground in Hawaii
  14. Fontaine has proven record of service to South Maui
  15. State panel fines Ing $375 for campaign spending violations
  16. Mizuno Flips Out, Starts Ranting About Bigots, Haters
  17. Slom Endorses Akina
  18. Regents to cover UH president's job, deal with Donovan, One Regent Quitting
  19. Wind Study ‘Latest Optimistic Assessment” Of Billion Dollar Scam
  20. Britain to Halt Onshore Wind Projects: 'Wind Farm Impacts May Be Worse Than Climate Change'
  21. Gore Cult: OHA Should not be Allowed to Develop Kakaako Because of ‘Rising Sea Levels’
  22. HMSA seeks 1.2% rate hike
  23. Democrats Target Fontaine, Ching
  24. Fund Race Yoshimura, Fukunaga, Aiona
  25. State Senate Incumbents Outspend Challengers
  26. Radio Australia Looks at Hawaii, Samoa, Guam, NMI Elections
  27. Vote Confirms Brainwashing Effective on 89.1% of UH Manoa Students
  28. How Can Hawaii’s Most Senior Active Statesman Make So Many Misstatements?
  29. Guam 24-Hour Abortion Waiting Period Signed into Law
  30. Hawaii Democrat poised to be elected first Hindu in Congress
  31. Marten says of McKelvey: Should do will of the people
  32. Undaunted by work needed to beat Victorino, Blackburn says
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Thursday, November 1, 2012
November 1, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:49 PM :: 5279 Views
  1. Civil Beat Poll -- 56% Democrats
  2. Hawaii Adjusted Income Lowest in USA
  3. 3rd in Nation: Hawaii Pays $1436 per Household for Gov't Pensions
  4. Hurricane Sandy, Tsunami Scare Expose State Catastrophe Debts
  5. Grand Theft Aina: Sierra Club Launches PLDC Repeal Drive
  6. Hawaii Accounts for Nearly 3% of US Electric Car Sales
  7. Hawaii County Releases Absentee Voting Totals
  8. Abercrombie: PRP Causes Public to See Politicians as Sordid Criminals
  9. Poll Shows Djou Gains 3% over 2010--Pollster Admits 8% Skew Towards Hanabusa
  10. Prosecutor Kaneshiro's Campaign Gets Help From 82-Year-Old Felon
  11. Colleen Meyer Prepares to Defeat Clayton Hee on N Shore, Windward
  12. Beth Fukumoto Prepares to Defeat Marilyn Lee in Mililani
  13. Congresswoman Pat Saiki Endorses Tiffany Au for State House District 26
  14. Ballot Question: Senior Judges Provide Great Opportunity for Politicized Decisions
  15. Slom: Two Noes on Honolulu Charter Amendments
  16. Secrecy Shrouds Abercrombie Tower
  17. DoE to Provide Big Payoff for Solar Leasing Scammers
  18. UHERO Claims Wind Farms Good for State’s Economy
  19. 12 Cultural Practitioners Observe Rail Excavations
  20. Suit against PRP might expose secret donors
  21. Tulsi Gabbard Looks Forward to Taking Oath on the Bhagwad Gita
  22. Democrat Operative Nikki Love Quitting Common Cause
  23. PLDC Still Does Not Commit to Follow Laws
  24. HMSA, Kaiser to raise premiums
  25. Geothermal Plant Pushes Back Against Luddites
  26. Star-Adv Daily Circulation Up 6%
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