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Friday, November 30, 2018
November 30, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:12 PM :: 3667 Views
  1. What’s an airconditioned Neal Katyal worth?
  2. Not all public-private partnerships are good
  3. Forbes Best States for Business: Hawaii Ranks 46th
  4. Report: Since recession, 10 states, including Hawaii, operate at structural deficits
  5. Hawaii Ranks 15th for Financial Transparency
  6. Honolulu--6th Oldest Homeowners in USA
  7. OHA offering $7 million for community grants
  8. How a U.S. law intended to reduce dependence on fossil fuels has unleashed an environmental disaster in Indonesia  
  9. House and Senate Republicans Meet to Plan 2019 Agenda
  10. Wanna Buy a House on Maui? County has $30K to Give You
  11. Stream Flow Ruling Cuts off Lahaina Water Supply
  12. Potential Criminal Prosecution: Hu Honua Violates Water Pollution Laws
  13. In ‘game-changer,’ Hawaii given approval to use Medicaid dollars to help chronically homeless
  14. State Carbon Tax The Devil is in the Details
  15. Smelling Your Money, Green Scrum at Honolulu Hale
  16. State’s high court stands by its Mauna Kea ruling
  17. After Three Years Judge finally dismisses Kealohas' harassment lawsuit against city ethics commission, employees
  18. State Claims ‘Dramatic’ Improvement In Adult Home Care Oversight
  19. CDC: Drug overdose deaths on the rise in Hawaii
  20. Firefighters extinguish Homeless Tweeker Fire near Makai Research Pier
  21. Honolulu Council to take up emergency measures for building permits
  22. Bill 79 adds more restrictions designed to Squelch Affordable Housing Construction
  23. Aloha Stadium upgrade plan includes lots of condos
  24. Honolulu City Council Blocks Multi-Million Dollar Cellphone Service Upgrade:
  25. Ige Spent $3.2 Million On Re-Election Campaign, New Reports Show
  26. Ige to be sworn for second term next week
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Thursday, November 29, 2018
November 29, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:30 PM :: 3246 Views
  1. To ‘Change Society’ -- Hawaii Climate Commission Pushes For State Carbon Tax
  2. Details of the Horrible Carbon Tax Bill
  3. Pine: Gill Family Windfarm Proceeding Against Community Opposition
  4. DBEDT: International Students Contribute $498M to Economy
  5. Caldwell Allows 60-Day Permitting Bill to Become Law Without Signature
  6. $3.56M Tourism Industry Payoffs to Community Groups Statewide
  7. Visitor Arrivals Jump 4.4% for October--Spending Drops
  8. State sued over services for autistic students
  9. DoE distancing itself from Rape Case smells bad
  10. Legislature’s Hires Hanabusa to Defend Gut-n-Replace Frankenbills in Lawsuit
  11. Performance-based regulation (PBR) of utilities has emerged as an important Excuse for Raising Rates
  12. ‘Wife’ to Get $40M from Kawananakoa Trust
  13. Star-Adv: Copy San Francisco TVR Regs
  14. Ride Sharee works with City Council to draft rules for dockless bike parking
  15. Castle High School parents sue over dangerous football drill
  16. WOTUS: Waipio Valley residents concerned for safety after permits revoked by Feds
  17. Privately Funded, ‘Destination’ Playground Proposed For Ala Moana Park
  18. Hawaii County Planning Commission Votes to Kill Affordable Housing Project
  19. Commission gives positive recommendation to Hawaii Co sewer fee hike bill
  20. Audit critical of Maui liquor department and commission
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Wednesday, November 28, 2018
November 28, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:09 PM :: 2978 Views
  1. Ige-Green Administration is Hiring
  2. Bitcoin emissions alone could push global warming above 2°C?
  3. Charitable? Hawaii Ranks 46th
  4. Revolving Door: DBEDT Director Quitting to Join Law Firm's Lobbying Arm
  5. Hawaii County: Top Contractor Headed Salary Commission—Gave  Massive Raises
  6. Really, how hard can fixing jail blunders be?
  7. Danners won’t face prosecution
  8. Hotel strikers to get $6.13 in raises over 4 years
  9. State Law Allows Minors to Refuse Psychiatric Treatment
  10. Marshallese Adoptions Fuel A Lucrative Practice For Some Lawyers
  11. Man who suffered heart attack during Hawaii missile alert sues state
  12. Consumers sue maker of ‘Hawaiian’ potato chips
  13. President 2020? Gabbard Speaking to Democrats in New Hampshire
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Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Letters to the Editor, November, 2018
By Letters to the Editor @ 2:44 PM :: 2647 Views
  • Bitcoin emissions alone could push global warming above 2°C?
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Tuesday, November 27, 2018
November 27, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:38 PM :: 2984 Views
  1. Sen 19 Loser Lopresti Claims Golojuch Altered Ballots--Demands Recount
  2. The County Strikes Back (part 1)
  3. Council Resolution: Ban Cars, Buses from Waikiki by 2030
  4. Inspector General Releases False Missile Alert Report
  5. 4 Problems With the New Climate Change Report
  6. Plastic Straw Ban Crusades Are About Progressive Virtue Signaling, Not Practical Solutions
  7. Professor Thinks Banning These Words Would Fix Free Speech on College Campuses
  8. Connected: Rail, Pensions, and Vacation Rentals
  9. Caldwell Claims: ‘No More Important Issue’ Than Climate Change – While Building Rail in Inundation Zone
  10. Proposed Palehua Wind Farm May Violate State Law
  11. Windfarm to be built on top of Hawaiian archaeological site?
  12. Kurt Fevella: From school custodian to sole Republican in the state Senate    
  13. Losers LoPresti, Waters Sue for Recount
  14. Marriott-managed hotels, union reach agreement, vote set today
  15. Police Security Cameras May Soon Blanket Waikiki
  16. CPB Raises Minimum Wage to $16—Socialists Still Dithering on $15, Just Can’t Keep up with Trump Economy
  17. Star-Adv: Affordable Housing Plan ‘Scary’
  18. HPD Calls for Massive Festering Homeless Tent Cities
  19. Enviros Prepare to Launch Fake Humpback Hysteria
  20. Honolulu mayor exploits Thanksgiving to spin Iwilei homeless center debacle
  21. Board of Water Supply starts new push to redevelop downtown parcel
  22. Kauai Council Chair Chosen: Anti-GMO Freaks Lose 5-2
  23. Black Market Babies from Marshall Islands
  24. Port of Honolulu Master Plan Being Updated
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Monday, November 26, 2018
November 26, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 11:34 AM :: 2732 Views
  1. Schatz deletes tweet suggesting ‘chemical weapons’ used at US-Mexico border
  2. Tax Credits: Proposed Biofuel Plant Faces $100M Deadline
  3. GET blocks ability to survive on 1 job
  4. Legislative Agenda: State lawmakers pander, knowing Committee Chairs will Kill Minimum Wage Hike
  5. Fee to fish?: RPL Public Meetings Set
  6. Program prevents former inmates from becoming homeless
  7. Opioid Prescriptions Down—So Are Overdose Deaths
  8. Big Island Bus System Still a Mess
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Sunday, November 25, 2018
November 25, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:06 PM :: 2747 Views
  1. City Piles on Big Ticket Projects as money woes mount
  2. Star-Adv: DLNR must extract more rent money from Small Businesses
  3. Flacking for Hotel Industry, Appleseed Center urges tough vacation rental rules
  4. Rape victim sues DOE
  5. Hawaii County seeks flexibility in using GET funds
  6. Hawaii’s disability benefit denials reversed at highest rate in nation
  7. Caldwell: Don’t delay needed fire sprinkler law
  8. Bitchy Gabbard Just a Trump Copycat
  9. Gabbard Going from the ridiculous to the profane
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Saturday, November 24, 2018
November 24, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:16 PM :: 5429 Views
  1. Lloyd’s of London Throws in the Towel on Lava Exclusion
  2. The Jones Act: Charting a New Course after a Century of Failure
  3. Political Connections Pay Off: Gill Family to Cash in on Makakilo Wind Farm
  4. Sex, Lies and Retaliation at Big Island Election Office—6 years later Case Reaches Supreme Court
  5. Climate report paints dire picture for Hawaii – Public Laughs at Mindless Eco-Hysteria
  6. Iwase Out at PUC—Who Will Raise our Rates Next?
  7. Bus fares could go up, again
  8. Big Island Taxicab drivers say Uber, Lyft putting them at unfair disadvantage
  9. An alternative for the homeless?
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Friday, November 23, 2018
November 23, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:54 PM :: 3171 Views
  1. Honolulu Tax Evader a Big Deal in Guam, Micronesia
  2. Criminal Al Hee’s Scam Company May be Forced into Bankruptcy
  3. Key to DPP Change: Fewer HGEA Members Making Excuses  
  4. Ex-prison guard charged in three inmates’ assaults
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Thursday, November 22, 2018
November 22, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:40 PM :: 3060 Views
  1. The hidden story of the third Thanksgiving: 1623--giving thanks for freedom
  2. Wind Farm: Hearing to Consider Plan to Kill More Bats, Petrels
  3. DoE Announces New Scheme to Extract CIP Money from Legislature
  4. Hawaii AG Demands More Focus on Trannies
  5. If Hawaiians Were Indians, Hawaii Would be #3 for Reservations
  6. Medicaid waivers allowed for inpatient psychiatric treatment
  7. UH: Convicted Felon Paid to Get Other Convicts Released
  8. State economic growth downgraded
  9. Permitting delays hinder small business, startup growth in Hawaii
  10. State’s unfunded liabilities crisis has a silver lining
  11. Honolulu’s Secret Home Buyers Must Now Reveal Their Identities
  12. Hawaii Legislative “Tricks”
  13. HECO Playing Games With Proposed Makakilo Wind Farm
  14. East Honolulu City Council candidate to appeal razor thin loss
  15. Family blames bureaucracy for keeping 85-year-old sex offender on the streets
  16. Substance abuse put former athletes on different paths to redemption
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Wednesday, November 21, 2018
November 21, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:04 PM :: 2972 Views
  1. UHERO: Revenue Decoupling Jacks up Utility Rates
  2. Tulsi Gabbard Just Called Donald Trump A Bitch for Being Insufficiently Russian
  3. Ikaika Anderson: Council Homeless Policy Like Homosexual Gathering
  4. With Few Days Left in Office, Drug-Infused Councilwoman Continues to Spout Sovereignty Rhetoric
  5. Homeless Child Molester Busted at Ala Moana Beach Park
  6. Anti-Dairy Protesters Drive Big Island dairy farm out of business
  7. Change Honolulu Rail’s Route Right Now Because of Sea Level Rise
  8. Caldwell vetoes bill giving condo owners more time to comply with fire safety law
  9. Native Hawaiians claim voter suppression at Leeward Oahu polling sites during general election
  10. Former Hawaii Geothermal site destroyed by lava; PGV says risk of of hydrogen sulfide release ‘minimal’
  11. Hawaii County Council passes measure regulating short-term vacation rentals
  12. Federal Report: No Evidence That Agent Orange Was Used On Guam
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Tuesday, November 20, 2018
November 20, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:54 PM :: 2591 Views
  1. Hawaii putting bond investors in a world of hurt
  2. Hawaii Grade C for Involuntary Psychiatric Treatment Laws
  3. HRA Backs Hawaii Concealed Carry Lawsuit
  4. UH 'Scientists' Assemble Cavalcade of Global Warming Hysterias
  5. A Smaller World 
  6. Women's March Founder: "Anti-Semitism, anti-LBGTQIA sentiment, and hateful, racist rhetoric part of the platform"
  7. Grandstanding: Hirono Lawsuit Challenges Trump Appointment
  8. OHA Money Grab Behind Star-Adv Push for Higher DLNR Land Rents
  9. Telescope foes ask Hawaii high court to reconsider ruling
  10. AG to Release Result of Investigation into HGEA-Controlled Lunatic Asylum
  11. Did Hawaii Lawmakers Poison Their Relationship With Gov. Ige?
  12. $17M—300% Sewer fee hike advanced
  13. We’re Number One!  Construction underway in Iwilei for largest hygiene center in the nation
  14. New location discussed for Waianae homeless
  15. Soft on Crime: 10 Convictions out on the Streets Does it Again
  16. Time For Honolulu To Finally Decide On Natatorium’s Future?
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Monday, November 19, 2018
November 19, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:42 PM :: 2971 Views
  1. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted November 18, 2018
  2. HART Admits Taxpayers 100% on the Hook for P3 Contract
  3. Waters and supporters threaten recount lawsuits
  4. Green Energy Hustlers Thrilled at Prospect of 20% Higher Electric Bills
  5. Rename Hawaii Consumer Advocate the Rate Advocate
  6. Shakedown: Judge calls inspections at Pohakuloa training area ‘grossly inadequate’
  7. DLNR Leasing Strategy: Wait for Phone to Ring
  8. DLNR Criticized for Not Looting Tenants of Kanohelehua Industrial Park
  9. DHHL: Three Years of Paper Shuffling Before Construction Can Begin
  10. DPP Whac-a-Mole
  11. Maui: Will Planning Comm Water Down $20K/day TVR Fines?
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Sunday, November 18, 2018
November 18, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:31 PM :: 3254 Views
  1. Thousands of HSTA Members Could be Targeted by New Anti-Bullying Policy
  2. Senate Announces Leadership, Committee Chairs
  3. Full Bilingual Hawaiian-English Bible Published
  4. Walden versus OHA’s LLCs
  5. OHA Operatives Squeeze DLNR Harbors Division for Money as Ala Wai redevelopment Looms
  6. Open-Carry: Hawaii Paints itself into corner 
  7. Lt. Gov. needs a real job or save us the big salary
  8. Hygiene Center Homeless Vortex: Drug dealing, public drinking, street sex, street brawls, stabbings and murders
  9. Hanalei Residents Angle for Six More Months Without Tourists, TVRs
  10. Bill Would Keep Hordes of Tourists out of Leilani Estates
  11. New Age Quacks Behind Anti-Vaxxers Mobilizing to Keep Your Kids Sick
  12. When hype overpowers fact, we get mongoosed
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Saturday, November 17, 2018
November 17, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:14 PM :: 7062 Views
  1. City to Feds: OK We've Done What You Told Us To
  2. State Legislature Hiring for Upcoming Session
  3. Maui rental fines not fine
  4. Hawaii: Nobody Has More Individual Income Tax Brackets
  5. UH: Ken Lawson Admits his “Innocence Project” Brought Alleged Pimp to Hawaii
  6. Legislative Agenda: State to Build 1000s of Condos at $300K ea?
  7. Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation to pay $13M for construction claims
  8. Ala Wai Harbor P3 Draws Interest from Developers
  9. Homeless Tent City: “Rapes, stabbings, theft. It was the weak preying on the weaker.”
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Friday, November 16, 2018
November 16, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:33 PM :: 2836 Views
  1. Auditor Rips Health Department Oversight of Board and Care Homes
  2. HR5025: Protect Fishermen from Enviro Fines
  3. Bum Patrol: City Launches 24/7 Security Project for Nine Parks
  4. HART approves rail recovery plan—New Cost $9.196B
  5. DoE SPED: We’re Incompetent so Give Us More Money 
  6. Hawaii Suicide Squad too Eager—Might Blow Chance to Spread Scheme to Mainland States
  7. HGEA Coverup: A year later, few answers into how admitted killer escaped from Kaneohe psychiatric hospital
  8. Maui Solar Schemes to Score $0.11 per kwh
  9. DHHL: Remove unauthorized hale
  10. NELHA Tax Credit Scheme Blames Global Cooling for Losses
  11. Bruno Mars Proves Aloha Stadium Structurally Sound
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Thursday, November 15, 2018
November 15, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:24 PM :: 2949 Views
  1. Esther Kia'aina--New OHA CEO?
  2. GE Tax Receipts Down 0.7%
  3. $206M Short: Hawaii’s budget surplus shrinks to $750M
  4. 10 Family Members, 4 Bedrooms And ‘A Dream To Have Your Own Place’—The Reality of ‘Monster Homes’
  5. Council Passes Expedited Permitting Ordinance—DPP Promises to Retaliate by Slowing Occupancy Permits 
  6. Kauai Bill 2725: Fake Affordable Housing Bill Would Squelch Development, Lock Buyers out of Real Estate Appreciation
  7. Hawaii County Sewer Rates to Double?
  8. BUSTED: Hu Honua Lies Designed to Cover Up 28.6 cents per kwh Cost of Production
  9. Maui Enviros Panic as Real Farmer Considers Growing on former HC&S Cane Lands
  10. Money is the sticking point for striking hotel workers
  11. Two Inmates Alleged Beatings by HCC Guards
  12. Hawaii Democrats Should ‘stop kowtowing to entrenched special interests’
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Wednesday, November 14, 2018
November 14, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:20 PM :: 3868 Views
  1. Hawaii 39% of Homeowners are 'Equity Rich'
  2. Applications Being Accepted for Maui County Boards and Commissions
  3. Nine New Democrats Elected to House
  4. Ninth Circuit Considers Plea of Guam Elders in Airport Land Compensation Case
  5. Anti-Pesticide Hysteria: Enviros Shift from Bees to Birds
  6. Who’s Who: 2019 Legislative Committee Chairs
  7. Time to plan for next election already here
  8. HART’s P3 Plan Another Bad Sign For Rail
  9. FAR would hurt all homeowners
  10. Blaisdell vision costs too much
  11. Maui Vacation rental fines inviting legal trouble
  12. Oahu retirement home clarifies assisted suicide rules—ACLU Not Satisfied
  13. It’s not just that Hawaii can’t hire enough teachers. Schools also can’t convince them to stay
  14. Council: Hike Bus Fares 300% for Seniors
  15. Honolulu Council Working to Reestablish Kakaako Homeless Tent City
  16. Slow-Moving VA System Keeps Homeless Vets on the Street
  17. How Prosecutors Blew Pimp Case
  18. Analysis: Lane Could Have Destroyed Thousands of Aging Honolulu Homes
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Tuesday, November 13, 2018
November 13, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:09 PM :: 3933 Views
  1. Hawaii rank goes up, but not its economic freedom
  2. How to Build More Housing in Hawaii
  3. Caldwell: No Limebike Treatment for Ride Sharee
  4. Soft on Crime: Judge drops all charges against former death row inmate prosecutors said wanted to build prostitution empire
  5. Hawaii’s stun gun ban will be Overturned Soon
  6. Defeat of HART charter amendment to be Exploited as Latest Excuse for delays and costs    
  7. Star-Adv: City Faking TOD Affordable Housing Requirement
  8. Housing First Reduces Veteran Homelessness
  9. Ige plans to push for lava relief funding (sort of)
  10. Legislative Agenda: Wakai Pushing Wasteful Aloha Stadium Replacement Project
  11. Nago Screw Up:  Waianae polling places ran out of same day registration forms
  12. Hawaii Needs Automatic Recount For Close Elections
  13. Teenage Tranny On the Lookout Every Day for Excuse to File Grievance against HSTA Members
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Monday, November 12, 2018
November 12, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:13 PM :: 3277 Views
  1. Telescope: OHA Greenmail Overplays its Hand?
  2. Honolulu VA has Lowest Job Vacancy Rate in USA
  3. Hawaii 3rd Skinniest State
  4. Tulsi Gabbard for President? Campaign Decision by Christmas
  5. Hawaii Ethanol Craze Ran Amok Producing Bad Legacy Legislation
  6. DOH to hold hearing on Hu Honua power plant
  7. Hawaii Trannies Put on Blackface Show while Pushing Gay Bullying Policy in DoE
  8. Bills 79 and 80: Outlaw Affordable Housing ‘Monsters’
  9. Schatz: Remove Troops from Border so Caravan of Democrat Voters Can Get in
  10. Hawaii Students Drugged
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Sunday, November 11, 2018
November 11, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:51 PM :: 3482 Views
  1. Hawaii WWI Centennial - a Full Day of Events at the Waikiki Natatorium War Memorial
  2. Honolulu VA Touts Few Improvements
  3. Oh? Can’t We Keep HART’s Funding Sources “Pure”?
  4. Special Funds: Auditor Looks at HART, OHA, PUC and Others
  5. Hawaii GOP lost by largest margin since statehood
  6. Was rail worth all the pain? Voters suggest maybe not
  7. Legislative Team Hanabusa: Ige Still isn’t Talking to us
  8. Honolulu VA Medical Center Among Worst 30% -- again
  9. Legislative Agenda: More Spending for Education
  10. Legislative Agenda: Micromanage UH Textbook Selection
  11. Nanakuli charter school once hailed as educational leader in upheaval amid financial woes
  12. Kauai: ‘Affordable’ Housing Residents Will Never Catch Up
  13. Hawaii County Council to Dump ‘Open Spaces’ Fund
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Saturday, November 10, 2018
November 10, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:00 PM :: 3109 Views
  1. Hawaii Supreme Court Affirms TMT Permit 4-1 -Dissenting Opinion Published
  2. House Republicans Select Gene Ward as Leader
  3. Bad News has a Silver Lining
  4. Higher taxes do not make housing cheaper
  5. Meet the New and Recycled Faces in the Legislature
  6. Telescope: Wilson Dissent Published, Protesters Given 10 More Days to File      
  7. Maui Eco Activists Horrified at Possibility of Coffee and Citrus Spreading Across Maui Cane fields
  8. Homeless Lunatics Must be Forced to Accept Shelter—but Politicians Would Rather Play Politics
  9. Failure of Mental Health Care System: Lunatic Terrorizes Local College
  10. Falls of Clyde to be Returned to Scotland 
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Friday, November 9, 2018
November 9, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:49 PM :: 3086 Views
  1. Hawaii ACLU Threatens to Sue Nursing Home for Refusing to Help Patients Kill Themselves
  2. Cost of Long Term Care--Hawaii 3rd Highest in USA
  3. Ige Proclaims ‘Transgender Day of Remembrance’
  4. Hawaii #1 State for Viagra Prescriptions
  5. Trump Admin: Caldwell a Section 8 High Performer
  6. Star-Adv: Lets Make General Elections Democrat-Only
  7. Bill speeding up building permits poised for final vote at City Council
  8. Kim resumes work on plan for Maunakea
  9. Vacation Rental Ban Could Be ‘The Final Death Blow’ For Puna
  10. Legislative Agenda: Potheads to Push for Edibles
  11. Hilo gun owner contests petition in open-carry case
  12. California Shooting: Failure of Mental Health Care System
  13. Soft on Crime: Child Molester May be Released on Technicality
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Thursday, November 8, 2018
November 8, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:27 PM :: 3335 Views
  1. Teachers Union: Push Sovereignty Movement in Classrooms
  2. House Democrats Announce Committee Chairs
  3. Public meetings scheduled for Oahu Climate Action Plan
  4. More Traffic Jams -- Oahu Bike Plan update to be announced at public meeting
  5. Does Your State Have a Marriage Penalty?
  6. Premature Birth--Hawaii Grade 'D'
  7. EPA requires closures of 10 illegal cesspools in Hawaii in 2018  
  8. Hirono to Telescope Protester: ‘The Court has Ruled’
  9. News Flash: So-called ‘Monster house’ Really Two Houses built on Land Zoned for Apartment Building---Rampaging Mob of Star-Advertiser Editors Continues to Demand Demolition
  10. After a two-year dry spell, Hawaii once again has a lone Republican in the state Senate
  11. Fevella’s win gives Republicans a state Senate caucus of 1 (again)
  12. LoPresti Refusing to Concede?
  13. Tommy Waters not conceding to Trevor Ozawa in Honolulu City Council race
  14. Toppled after 28 years at OHA, Rowena Akana punished for Giving Evidence to Attorney General
  15. Maui Anti-GMO Council Majority to Crown Biofuel Schemer King?
  16. Precinct Vote is Anti-GMO, Absentee Vote is Pro-GMO (again)
  17. Kauai 2020: Solution to Anti-GMO Ignorance—Abolish Polling Places
  18. After Ruggles joins Sovereignty Movement--Proposal would give County Council power to censure absent members
  19. HPD Chief: Police Not At Fault In Closing Of Domestic Violence Program
  20. Hawaii Harbors Division looking to capitalize on development opportunities amid rail project
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Wednesday, November 7, 2018
November 7, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:26 PM :: 3221 Views
  1. Final Read—Hawaii Election Results
  2. Statewide Election Results: Hawaii’s Voter Turnout Was Almost A Historic Low
  3. Exit Poll: Hawaii voters say nation headed wrong way
  4. Senate Monopoly Broken: Republican Kurt Fevella beats Matt LoPresti in Ewa Beach
  5. Recycling Crazy: Rida Cabanilla re-replaces Matt Lopresti in State House
  6. Oahu: 7,000 Late-Arriving Absentee Ballots Counted Overnight Put Ozawa Over the top by 22 votes
  7. Assorted Anti-GMO Nuts—Election Results
  8. Kauai County overwhelmingly votes to keep term limits
  9. Big Island Voters Say Yes to Fiscal Notes, Transparency
  10. Maui Voters Want Tougher Fines For Unlicensed Airbnbs
  11. Suicide in isles underreported
  12. If You Really Believe in Sea-Level Rise You will Change rail route
  13. How Self-Obsessed are Hawaii Environmentalists?
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Tuesday, November 6, 2018
November 6, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:06 PM :: 4032 Views
  1. Election Day Reminders
  2. DCCA Seeking Applicants for State Boards
  3. Legislative Agenda: Oxycontin Will be Excuse to Make Your Insurance Policy Cover Marijuana
  4. ConCon Complaint: Campaign Spending Violation on Front page
  5. Caldwell Decides to Soak Property Tax Payers $214M for Rail Loan
  6. Social Engineering: Caldwell Plans to Ban Cars and Buses from Waikiki
  7. Gubernatorial candidates both focusing on the high cost of housing
  8. Hawaii GOP focusing on conservative-leaning districts in battle against blue wave
  9. Maui Anti-GMO Candidate Funded by Dead Man
  10. ConCon opponents raise $740,000
  11. Hawaii: Low Voter Turnout Dictated by Lack of hot races
  12. Despite easier registration rules, early voting figures remain low
  13. Strategies 360: Money-oriented PR Firm Is Getting Involved In Hawaii Politics
  14. Kauai Disaster Becomes Excuse for anti-TVR Policy: Mayor Extends Ban on Hanalei TVRs
  15. There's a big increase in crime due to 15 cents bag fee on Oahu, says Retail Merchants of Hawaii
  16. City Council Plays Politics--could halt homeless enforcement bills
  17. Hu Honua: How a Dirty Biomess Plant Gets to be considered ‘Green’
  18. State review prompted by false missile alert months behind schedule
  19. Victim Advocates Withdraw From Partnership with Honolulu Police
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Monday, November 5, 2018
November 5, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:34 PM :: 4356 Views
  1. Honolulu 3rd Highest Proportion of Homeless Veterans
  2. Honolulu Tagged in Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge
  3. Mainland Gays: Our Agenda Only Half-Complete in Hawaii
  4. Mental Health Care: Report Ranks Hawaii at Bottom of States
  5. Report on the Implementation of State Auditor’s Recommendations
  6. Filmmaker Sues Hawaii: My Film Is ‘Not The History They Want Told’
  7. Rent-Seeking Behavior: OHA, DLNR Destroy Hawaii’s Only Flour Mill
  8. Ineffectual Hawaii Republicans Allow Hawaii Democrats to Flood Mainland with Money
  9. Some hotel workers in CA reach a deal, but Hawaii’s strike continues  
  10. Two Years Later Builder Finally Gets Building Permit
  11. How Shrinks Help Lunatic Escape Justice--Win for public’s right to know
  12. Soft on Crime: Honolulu Rape Kit Tests Produce 120 Hits and 19 Serial Rapists – But no Prosecutions
  13. Prostitution charges against ‘johns‘ dismissed
  14. Big Island Real Estate Sales Down Sharply
  15. Global Warming: How One Environmentalist Scores a Lifetime of Free Hawaiian Vacations
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Sunday, November 4, 2018
November 4, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:37 PM :: 2780 Views
  1. It’s Real Property Because We Said So!
  2. Rail: Ansaldo seeking $200M over rail delays
  3. By Thumbing Nose at Auditor, HART Alienates Legislature
  4. 2020: Pine, Anderson Already Raising Money for Mayoral Campaigns
  5. Shapiro: Death of GOP Makes Election Pointless, Need Shift to ‘Top Two’ Runoff System
  6. Maui Council: Anti-GMO Activists Leave Trail of Chaos, Criminality
  7. Maui County awaits appeal of timeshare tax ruling
  8. Sovereignty Activists Block Entrance to Barking Sands, Demand Money
  9. Feds target Big Island police officer in beating death investigation
  10. Hilo: Program to curb homeless trespassing
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Saturday, November 3, 2018
November 3, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:00 PM :: 3136 Views
  1. Lawsuit: OHA-Owned Corporations Must Comply With Open Records Laws
  2. Cheese: The GMO food die-hard GMO opponents love, but don’t want to label
  3. Hawaii 2nd Highest Down Payment Percentage in USA
  4. 2018 -- Best Small Cities in Hawaii
  5. Who Spent What, When, and Where on the Con-Con Referendum
  6. UH Manoa Reorganization Would Create Fat Juicy Administrative Positions
  7. Democrats Worried Looney LoPresti May Lose Ewa Senate Race
  8. Early voting numbers predict low voter turnout for general election
  9. Maui Council panel OKs bill to cut Paia and Haiku short-term rentals to 65
  10. Hawaii County Another step forward for vacation rental bill
  11. UPW Just Can’t Get it Right: Erroneous releases from HCCC continue
  12. Waikiki Natatorium one of 100 memorials nationwide to receive special WWI honor
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Friday, November 2, 2018
November 2, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:03 PM :: 3231 Views
  1. Why OHA Needs to be More Transparent
  2. Oahu: Lack of Wind Threatens Rolling Blackouts
  3. Hawaii DoE: 10% of Students Consider Suicide Each Year
  4. Lower cost of living to help teachers, everyone
  5. Election Day Reminders
  6. Design Flaws May Delay Rail’s Interim Opening Set For 2020
  7. City will be using $214M of HGEA’s Property Tax Revenue to help pay for rail
  8. Too busy to spend money: Hawaii County crises boosted budget savings
  9. HUD report: Hawaii sees fewer homeless veterans this year compared to last
  10. Ballard: HPD Focusing on Mental Health of Street People
  11. Police Commission: Why Is It So Hard To Get A Permit To Carry A Gun In This City?
  12. State Supreme Court rules those who solicited prostitutes can wipe record
  13. Report: DOE Has Mostly Fixed Flaws In Its Bus Transportation System
  14. Navy points finger of Red Hill fuel on human error, community uneasy over future problems
  15. “Extra”utility poles going away under $45M Hawaiian Telcom, HECO deal
  16. Policing Hawaii’s Illegal Vacation Rentals
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Thursday, November 1, 2018
November 1, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:51 PM :: 4817 Views
  1. Rail: Bill 42 Breaks a Promise
  2. Hawaii ACLU: Catholics Must Participate in Assisted Suicide
  3. Honolulu Development Plan Forum Set for Weds Nov 7
  4. Who Are OHA's Real Misspenders?
  5. HR 5026: Streamline Citizenship process for American Samoa US Nationals
  6. Con-Con: Hawaii’s only hope for term limits
  7. Some OHA Candidates Back Telescope Project
  8. Mauna Kea: Chin Promises No More Crying Police Apologizing to Protesters
  9. Telescope: End of the Line for Legal Obstructionism
  10. Hawaii DoE 10% of Students Consider Suicide Each Year
  11. Retaliation: Honolulu curtails 'courtesy inspections' of construction, delaying commercial projects by 2 years for No Particular Reason
  12. Planning panel endorses Caldwell’s new plan on vacation rentals
  13. Next Episode of Red Hill Drama Set for Thursday
  14. State considers Leeward Oahu property as site for homeless ‘ohana zone,' but not everyone is on board
  15. Why The State Wants To Build This Ala Moana High-Rise Above A Shelter
  16. Venture Capital in Hawaii—37% goes to Marijuana
  17. Legislators Tricked HSTA Leadership into Spending $521K on Doomed Ballot Initiative
  18. UH Preps Budget Sales Pitch
  19. HMSA Forces 3000 onto Obamacare -- Making Taxpayers Cover More Expensive Plans
  20. Another Alleged Homosexual Child Molester Sued
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