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Wednesday, February 28, 2018
February 28, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:24 PM :: 3655 Views
  1. Suicide: Committee members identified loopholes in the bill
  2. Oregon Legislature Passes Bill to Allow Starving Mentally Ill Patients to Death
  3. UH Board of Regents: Hawaii County Finalists Named
  4. Best States? Hawaii Ranks 17th
  5. Hawaii: Debtor State
  6. State lawmakers delay vote after hours of testimony on medically assisted death
  7. Ige Sends Former Transportation Boss to Push Cheap Suicide for Expensive Oldsters
  8. Office Of Hawaiian Affairs Halts Some Spending After Scathing Audit
  9. DoTax Still Can’t Answer the Phone
  10. SB2291: Minimum Wage Bill Designed to Soak Restaurants is Stalled in Senate
  11. Paid Family Leave: Legislators Could Still Stick it to Small Business
  12. Hawaii May Switch To All-Mail Elections In 2020
  13. Newsflash: Skin Cancer is Real, Anti-Sunscreen Hype is Fake
  14. No Warning Label for Glyphosate: Judge Smacks Down Anti-Pesticide Hysteria
  15. Surfer Not Fooled by Global Warming Hype
  16. Star-Adv: Save Money by Diverting homeless from Hospitals, Jails
  17. Hawaiian language finds new prominence in Hawaii's courts
  18. Looming Supreme Court Case Could Weaken Hawaii’s Unions
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Tuesday, February 27, 2018
February 27, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:48 PM :: 7070 Views
  1. Hawaii Trigger Modification Ban & Firearm Surrender Bill to be Considered on Tuesday 
  2. Honolulu Citizen Survey: Homelessness Top Priority
  3. 2018 Property Taxes Ranked by State
  4. Money Talks:  LG Race is Tokuda vs Green
  5. No Joke! Former Sen. Clayton Hee Is Running For Governor
  6. Laziness, Corruption:  HGEA Upset by Truthfulness of DOCARE Chief
  7. In frank talk, police chief recalls encountering 'I hate women' club at HPD
  8. Suspect in deadly Makaha hit-and-run had previous DUI case dropped because of Court Backlog
  9. Ex-HPD Major Wants Separate Trial In Corruption Case
  10. Maui teacher placed on leave after showing sex video in class
  11. Bills Would Water Down Financial Disclosures For Unpaid State Officials
  12. Most vacation rental owners not paying taxes
  13. Hawaii Tops Growth: 2017 Residential Starts Ahead of 2016 Levels
  14. Mindless Government Ignorance: Will Legislature Give HHSC Permission to Treat Heart Attacks in Hilo?
  15. HB1801: Shut Down Gas Company in Hawaii
  16. Aquponics: HGEA Members Harass Hawaii’s Few Remaining Farmers Using Outdated Law
  17. Got ‘Real ID’ without Gold Star?—You’re Going to Have to go Back and Do it Again
  18. How Many Caldwells Does it Take to Change a Lightbulb?
  19. 50 years of Lies: Hawaii Leftwing Activist Covered for Sexual Predator who spent 4 years in Hawaii
  20. 84% of Honolulu Homeless are Totally Unemployed​


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Monday, February 26, 2018
February 26, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:40 PM :: 3872 Views
  1. OHA: Does Draft Audit Blow Blackmail Scheme?
  2. NRA Statement on Corporate Partnerships
  3. Supreme Court Justices Excoriate Union Lawyers Defending Forced Dues
  4. Will Legislators Give $25M to Scam Satellite Launch Company?
  5. Mizuno: Which Frankenbill will Include Massive Festering Homeless Tent City?
  6. Potemkin Tent City: Homeless Tweeker Camp Show and Tell
  7. After Pushing ‘Gender Equity’ and Trannies in Bathrooms Worldwide, Hawaii Progressives Suddenly Notice that DoE Girls Haven’t had Locker Rooms for 50 years 
  8. OIP: 683 Days and Counting to get a Decision
  9. Civil Beat Dumps ‘Crappy’ Comments Section
  10. Passenger Ships Killed by Act Before Jones Act
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Sunday, February 25, 2018
February 25, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:01 PM :: 5535 Views
  1. Teachers Union Grabs for Billion Dollar Slush Fund
  2. Conversion Therapy Successful: Democrat Queenmaker Golojuch may Throw Race to Chin
  3. Samuel Wilder King: OHA audit compels voters to oust CEO, trustees
  4. Telescope Will Decide on Quitting Hawaii in April
  5. HART Trick Focuses Discussion on How to Extend Rail Rather than Whether to Extend Rail
  6. Public-private pacts for rail pursued?
  7. Lawmakers pretend to recover salary overpayments to HGEA, UPW members
  8. Ige administration wants to parlay False Missile Alert into tens of millions in new spending
  9. How Global Warming Hype Makes Housing More Unaffordable
  10. SB2188: Tax Housing to Pay for Housing
  11. Underlying motives fuel pesticide bills
  12. Audits Help Maui County Solve Problems
  13. State experiencing a shortage of nurses
  14. HB2739: Star-Adv Pushes for Suicide Squad to Flood Testimony
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Saturday, February 24, 2018
February 24, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:12 PM :: 4696 Views
  1. Hearing Set for Assisted Suicide Bill
  2. Honolulu GOP: Assisted Suicide Corrupts Practice of Medicine
  3. Vacation Rental Home Is "Public Accommodation" -- Lesbians are Mandatory
  4. VIDEO: Heritage hosts Jones Act panel
  5. Republican Bills on the Move in the Legislature
  6. State should speed up responses to information requests
  7. Report: State of Computer Science Education in Hawaii
  8. Trump v Hawaii: More Challengers Seek to Join Case
  9. Elections: 145 Candidates Pull Papers
  10. Did Hawaii Fail to Report Schizo Patient to Federal Gun Database?
  11. Honolulu police say there have been more than a dozen social media posts since January threatening violence at Oahu schools
  12. Coco Palms Grifters Move Homeless Camp to State Land
  13. Hospitals Exploit Homeless to Rake in Millions from Taxpayers
  14. Homeless man suffers from alleged police abuse
  15. Bill would allow Drunks to drive Buses and Fire Trucks
  16. Good News: Hawaii Technology Development Corp.'s revenue stream in jeopardy
  17. SB3092: More timely decisions by Office of Information Practices
  18. Tulsi Gabbard Panders to anti-Pesticide Ignorance (again)
  19. Would a disaster cripple shipping to Hawaii? State officials disagree
  20. Land Board approves public shooting range
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Friday, February 23, 2018
February 23, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:02 PM :: 6318 Views
  1. Janus vs AFSCME: What happens if Hawaii becomes a Right-to-Work State Tomorrow?
  2. Auditor: HTA Gives Millions to Contractors Without Documentation
  3. Hawaii Bill Banning Plastic Straws Based on Research by a 9-Year-Old
  4. Ban the Bike! How Cities Made a Huge Mistake in Promoting Cycling
  5. Pandering to Dem Base with Fake Issue: Hawaii Sues FCC over Net Neutrality
  6. Hanabusa Supporters: Shall we Raise Taxes, Embarrass Ige or Both?
  7. Criminal Intent: Honolulu rail pays $3.8M penalty for Corrupt Relocation Over Payments to Politically Connected Developers
  8. State’s Unfunded Liabilities Like A Runaway Train
  9. The High Cost of ‘Affordable Housing’ Mandates   
  10. SB2333: Would You Trust the State of Hawaii with Your Retirement Savings?
  11. New Hawaii County HR Director Claims he Will Stop Hiring Cronies
  12. UH to perform yet another review of financial management of Maunakea
  13. Security Guards Refuse to Clear out Coco Palms Grifters
  14. Coco Palms: Court Clerk Knowingly Entered Fake Court Order Written by Sex Offender
  15. Hawaii Co PD: How Social Media Creates School Shooting Anxiety
  16. Fee increase proposed for electric, hybrid cars
  17. House bill aims to eliminate fossil fuels from ground transportation in Hawaii
  18. Honolulu Sea Water Air Conditioning (SWAC) Still a Pipe Dream—But Legislators are Giving it Millions Anyway
  19. Statewide Hawaii Geothermal Power Plants Explored
  20. The Jones Act sinks Maui ferry system
  21. Hawaii Legislature looks to regulate video games
  22. Police: Kamehameha Schools faculty member had sex with student on campus, at home
  23. U.S. can't respond as fast to disasters in Hawaii, Alaska as mainland
  24. Man who admitted Hawaii concert scam wants plea change
  25. Feds: Lawmakers have no authority over Olelo channel move
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Thursday, February 22, 2018
February 22, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:59 PM :: 4595 Views
  1. Best Cities for Public Transit: Honolulu Makes Top Ten
  2. Kaneohe: 8.75M Gallons of Sewage Spill from City Plants
  3. SB3088: Will Legislature Give Counties More Excuses for GE Tax Hike?
  4. Hawaii Transsexual Activist: Legalize Underage Prostitution
  5. Sheehan replaces Sword as head of Honolulu Police Commission
  6. HPD officer fired after violent video is getting his job back with years of back pay
  7. Police remove Coco Palms occupiers
  8. Effort afoot to create shelter exclusively for homeless with severe mental illness
  9. Deranged Killers Protected by Privacy laws
  10. Feigning Credibility, HGEA Attacks Liberated Maui Hospital System
  11. HGEA—The Reason Why Opening A Dialysis Center Takes Years Longer In Hawaii
  12. Lawmakers scramble to find solutions to head off opioid crisis in Hawaii
  13. Star-Adv: Crack Down on Illegal marijuana so our Crony Dispensaries Can have all the Business
  14. State rules for Sierra Club in lawsuit over aging military fuel tanks
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Wednesday, February 21, 2018
February 21, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:40 PM :: 3566 Views
  1. Keli‘i Akina Urges OHA Board to Remove CEO
  2. OHA Reform? Lots Of Promises No Real Action
  3. False Missile Alert: Report Calls for Major changes at HI-EMA 
  4. Study: Hawaii Residents Deepest in Debt
  5. Most Sinful States? Hawaii Ranks 35th
  6. Hawaii Among Least Affordable States for Your Aging Parents
  7. Key vote on Hawaii Co GET increase today
  8. Hawaii Co Ballot initiative requires more public input prior to raises
  9. SB2648: HEI Retaliation on PUC for Opposing NextEra?
  10. SB2071: Will Hawaii Finally Get a Police Standards Board?
  11. Kauai Council Trying to Abolish Term Limits
  12. Retaliation Games: Kauai Lawsuit not Dismissed
  13. New Oahu law to ban lying down on bus stops
  14. Soft on Crime: Career criminal who led police on wild chase sentenced to 5 Years
  15. Matson profits Jump Thanks to Republican Tax Cuts
  16. Usual Post-Shooting Wave of Gun Control Rhetoric—No Word on Lunatic Control
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Tuesday, February 20, 2018
February 20, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:39 PM :: 4015 Views
  1. Hawaii GE Tax Takes $8,360 from Family of Four
  2. NATO Loophole: Attack On Hawaii Not Covered By Treaty
  3. City Reports multiple sewer spills in Windward
  4. Gay Power Forces Chin to Apologize for Being Christian 
  5. Panic: Police Called as Christians Pass out Bibles in Front of Niu Valley School
  6. Hirono still undergoing immunotherapy
  7. How Honolulu’s New Police Chief Is Shaking Up A Troubled Department   
  8. Police Commission could vote on new leaders
  9. Making OHA accountable is an incredibly challenging task
  10. Ige Releases $10M to Plan Demolition of Aloha Stadium (another black hole opens)
  11. Hawaii Clean Energy is in the Eye of the Beholder
  12. Logic Fails Anti-Agriculture Activist
  13. SB3092: State Public Records Agency Needs A Hard 6-Month Deadline
  14. The House Finance, Judiciary and Transportation committees Refuse TV Coverage
  15. Guam veteran says son denied medivac to Hawaii for needed surgery
  16. Caldwell Lets Homeless Drug Addicts Take Over Ewa Beach Park
  17. A Kids Museum Struggles Amidst Homeless Squalor
  18. Kamehameha Schools Threatens to Cut Educational Programs in Effort to Force Support for Settlement, Additional Litigation
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Monday, February 19, 2018
February 19, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:55 PM :: 3636 Views
  1. Experts: Universities Need to be Transparent About Money Received from Confucius Institutes
  2. SB270: Chin Pushing Gay Conversion Ban
  3. Janus: Will SCOTUS Free Public Employees from Union Control?
  4. Could ConCon reform corrupt Office of Hawaiian Affairs?
  5. SB2963: Illegally let Airbnb brokers act as tax agents—and Zoning Enforcers
  6. $450K Bail for KS Teacher Charged with Child Molestation
  7. Teacher: DOE hasn't prepared schools for potential major emergencies
  8. Freddy Rice takes his last ride
  9. Henry Opukahaia celebrated in song
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Sunday, February 18, 2018
February 18, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:33 PM :: 5635 Views
  1. UH Maui Activists Tear Down US, Hawaii Flags
  2. Trump Tax In Hawaii?
  3. HART Hosts Public-Private Partnership Conference
  4. First Lateral: 2,834 Bills Still Alive in Legislature
  5. HB1908: Trigger Modification Ban To Be Heard Wednesday
  6. Emails: How PACOM grappled with false missile alert
  7. SB2922: Billion Dollar Property Tax Slush Fund for HSTA
  8. Commission defends Hawaii Co raises, opposes more transparency
  9. Dru Kanuha: Hawaii County Needs GE Tax Hike AND Bus Fare Hike
  10. Taxpayers foot bill for paid leave
  11. HECO Will Spy on You, Turn off Appliances 
  12. Green Energy Schemers Push Bills to Take Money Out of Consumers Pockets 
  13. Homeless?  Bumpy Sees Money Making Opportunity for Himself
  14. Kamehameha Schools teacher arrested, placed on leave after sexual assault allegations
  15. Another project with problems
  16. HB1756: Pesticide ban moves ahead on wave of Chemophobia
  17. $25M Special Purpose Revenue Bonds for Rocket Launch Scheme?
  18. Oligopoly Dispensaries Demand Police Crack Down After Illegal marijuana sales at expo
  19. Tsutsui expected to join Hanabusa campaign
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Saturday, February 17, 2018
February 17, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:38 PM :: 4661 Views
  1. Homosexual Child Molestation: KSBE Outlines Terms of $80M Settlement
  2. Just Be Quiet
  3. Hawaii: Highest Electric Rates, Lowest Consumption
  4. Russian LNG episode exposes feeble Jones Act argument
  5. Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
  6. HDoT Tech Disaster Leads to $11M Settlement
  7. Manufacturer Questions Report of Kauai Drone-Helicopter Collision
  8. Soft on Crazy: Mentally Ill Allowed to Run Rampant for Months, latest threat targets 8-week-old baby
  9. ‘Shoot up’ threat puts Kapolei Middle school on lockdown
  10. Last year, One homeless person was transported 194 times by Ambulance
  11. Lawyer: Coco Palms Grifters’ document designed to harass judge
  12. HB2570: New Way to Eradicate last affordable housing in Hawaii
  13. In-state tuition rules apply to undocumented students
  14. Tour buses must now pay monthly fee for Waimanalo Bay
  15. Former State Rep Richard Fale Trying to Buy NZ Rugby Team
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Friday, February 16, 2018
February 16, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:22 PM :: 4421 Views
  1. Hawaii Legislators Grasping at Straws
  2. Hawaii GE Tax hits many products multiple times
  3. UH Prof: Sustainability Means Cutting off Mortgage Credit so the Little People Can't Buy Homes
  4. Will Caldwell Bumbling Wipe out North Shore Surf Contests?
  5. City Agrees to Stop Illegally Towing Cars Belonging to Deployed Military Personnel
  6. Trump Nominates Kenji Price US Attorney for Hawaii
  7. Kam Schools Settles: One Homosexual Child Molester Did $80M Damage 
  8. Waikiki Health Clinic Helps Victims of Child Molesters Avoid Pregnancy
  9. At OIP The Problem is Park
  10. DoTax Headed by Political Insider with no Relevant Experience
  11. SB3090: Protesters get more control of Mauna Kea – Not Enough?
  12. HB584: Hu Honua to Get Tax Credits for Chopping Down Trees
  13. $4M for Kupuna Caregivers Union Organizing Scam?
  14. Funding sought for new defensive radar for Hawaii
  15. Hawaii Island’s ‘Oasis’ Of Affordable Homes
  16. Bill 59 Removes Some Artificial Barriers to Affordable Housing
  17. Paramedics are stretched to the limit — and there's no help in sight
  18. Days numbered for Waianae Tweeker camp
  19. 1,000 Drug Addicts Pass Thru Maui Drug Court
  20. Dozens of hospital patients acquitted of violent crimes with no way to track them
  21. Soft on Crime: Try to Run Over a Cop?  Let him out so he can do it again next year 
  22. Attorney: FBI investigation into four Honolulu police officers ‘completely unfair’
  23. Kaneohe Chemophobia Campaign Draws Lawsuit
  24. Protesters seize U.S., Hawaii flags at UH–Maui College
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Thursday, February 15, 2018
February 15, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:11 PM :: 5355 Views
  1. I Shill for No One!
  2. Brian Schatz Fear of An Anglo America
  3. Honolulu Rail Creates One Tenth of Jobs Promised
  4. Matson Previews full year 2017 results
  5. Bills: Skip ICA, Direct Appeals to Supreme Court
  6. DHHL Funding: A morass in which the courts should not get entangled
  7. ​Hawaii bail system victimizes taxpayers, too
  8. Hawaii AG: Census Citizenship Question Might Depress Count of Non-Citizens Needed to Apportion Legislative Seats
  9. ERS Fires Investment Officer After Losses on VIX Puts
  10. Star-Adv: Crabbe Should Resign From OHA
  11. Senator yanks bill requiring background checks for parents who home-school their children
  12. Unaffordable: Maui’s Failed Housing Policy
  13. Tweekers go to Legislature, Demand Free Land for Tent City
  14. Will Caldwell Bumbling Destroy Oahu Surf Events?
  15. Maui mayor slapped with fine over donations to charities
  16. Hawaii Co Ethics Board to hear Eoff conflict of interest case
  17. Duterte Backing Pastor Apollo Quiboloy  detained in Honolulu after cash, military gun parts found on private plane
  18. FBI: UH Manoa Confucius Institute a Front for Chinese Communist Party
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Wednesday, February 14, 2018
February 14, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:36 PM :: 4236 Views
  1. OHA Audit Released: "Alternate funding process directs money to individuals"
  2. Hypocrisy: Hawaii AG Demands Congress End Secret Sex Harassment Settlements--but says nothing about State Legislators
  3. Gallup: Hawaii Ranks 3rd in Well-Being
  4. $1.1B for New Airport Concourse
  5. How Ethnically Diverse are Towns in Hawaii?
  6. SB1279: Tax-Credit Scholarships for Special Needs Students
  7. Panicked HSTA Already Hunkering Down for Janus Decision
  8. Hawaii ERS Gambled on Market Calm—Then Everything Changed
  9. Hawaii County Officials Have Trouble Making Up Excuses for GE Tax Hike
  10. Star-Adv: Lets Make More Excuses for Alt-Energy Rate Hikes
  11. Rail Promised Lots Of Jobs But There’s No Sure Count Of What It’s Delivering
  12. Federal Budget Deal Does not Change Rail Funding
  13. Legislation Would Have Ordered Homeowners to Allow Strangers in Home During Missile Alert
  14. Bill To Regulate Police Officers Clears Another Hurdle
  15. HIDoT: HB2658 Would Invalidate Real ID
  16. City issues default notice to contractor of $53.6M traffic management center
  17. GE Tax Booklets: DoTax Fails Again
  18. Anti-Sunscreen Hysteria – Manufacturers Cash in on Chemophobia
  19. HB584: Biomass Tax Break Frankenbill
  20. HB2109: Solar Contractors Block Efficient, Inexpensive Tank-less Water Heaters
  21. Retaliation Victim Gets Better Treatment After Going Public
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Tuesday, February 13, 2018
February 13, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:17 PM :: 7066 Views
  1. SB2323: Senators Caught Lying About Peter Boy Case
  2. Coco Palms: Registered Sex Offender threatens to 'arrest' Judge Soong
  3. Pacific Territories: Trump Admin Proposes Office of Insular Affairs Budget
  4. Report: Delays at OIP Are Staggering
  5. Felon Should Learn to Follow Before Trying to Lead
  6. Mandatory Funding? DHHL Statement on Supreme Court Nelson Ruling
  7. Sea Level: Land area of low-lying Tuvalu has increased
  8. Seven Republican Bills on the Move in the Legislature
  9. VIDEO: Brian Evans on why he’s running for Congress
  10. Title IX Lawsuit? DoE discriminates against female athletes
  11. Telescope Protesters: No Deal Unless We Control 10,000 Acres around Telescopes
  12. Family: 4 officers at center of FBI probe also Dunked Victim in Toilet
  13. HPD Chief: Police body cameras will start rolling out this summer
  14. Star-Adv: HPD chief shows grit in facing down old guard
  15. Bill to block ‘monster homes’ goes too far
  16. Legislators Making Housing Even More Unaffordable
  17. Danner Scheme Pushes Really Small Houses for DHHL
  18. HB2754: State to Recognize Waianae Tweekers Tent City
  19. HB2461: $1.2M to Pay for Festering Homeless Tent Cities on Big Island
  20. More Students Get Labeled in HSTA push for SPED Positions
  21. SB2910 Grid Resiliency Rebates: Another Cash Giveaway to Wealthy Green Energy Schemers
  22. HB2007: Helicopters To Be Taxed as Aircraft?
  23. EPA Settles Syngenta Pesticide Claim For Pennies On The Dollar
  24. Study: Molokai Ferry not Feasible
  25. Third Deedy trial pushed back as attorney prepares federal appeal
  26. Trump’s Wanna-be Secretary of State Tours Hawaii With top Trump-hater
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Monday, February 12, 2018
Letters to the Editor February, 2018
By Letters to the Editor @ 11:22 PM :: 3273 Views

Felon Should Learn to Follow Before Trying to Lead

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Monday, February 12, 2018
February 12, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:59 PM :: 3712 Views
  1. Former Armed Robber Running for Maui Mayor
  2. Former AG Mark Bennett Appointed Federal Judge
  3. TS Gita: American Samoa Emergency Declaration
  4. Honolulu 8th Healthiest City in USA
  5. Room full of Democrats Silent on Identities of Legislature’s Three Secret Sex Harassers
  6. Missile Alert False Alarm: Twelve Discrepancies in HI-EMA’s Story
  7. City Rules Encourage Developers to Cram the Little People into Little Units
  8. Social Engineering is More Important than Affordable Housing
  9. Another Delay Sought For Surprise Care Home Inspections
  10. Ing: State Should Own the Internet
  11. Why Republican Andria Tupola Wants To Be Governor
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Sunday, February 11, 2018
February 11, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:16 PM :: 5053 Views
  1. Former Cocaine Dealer’s Wife Running for Honolulu Council
  2. The Value of a Refundable Credit
  3. New Evidence: Rip off Dead Congressman’s Funds to help Elect Chin?
  4. ‘Rare ecosystem’ being destroyed as homeless move in
  5. SB3092 tackles lag by state open records agency
  6. Hawaii County should cut expenses not Raise taxes
  7. UH renewing pursuit of master lease for Maunakea
  8. WSJ: Can Public-Private Partnerships Solve Hawaii Cesspool Problem?
  9. Maui County mayoral candidates file campaign spending reports
  10. Lying Councilwoman Eoff Exposed as owner of vacation rental
  11. Be skeptical of those “Royal Patent” land claims
  12. Kaiser to Hire New Neurosurgeon for Maui
  13. Basic Income, HGEA Jobs for All Gain no Traction in Legislature
  14. Fred Hemmings reflects back in typical relaxed style
  15. Cyclone Gita Hits Am Samoa
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Saturday, February 10, 2018
February 10, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:05 PM :: 4202 Views
  1. Community Meetings Set to Discuss 12.5% Hawaii County GE Tax Hike
  2. Elections: 109 Candidates Pull Papers
  3. Oahu Study: Child Molesters Exploit Drug-Addicted Homeless Youth
  4. Will Indonesia's new shipping law impact Hawaii coal imports?
  5. Hawaiian Electric: $36M Rate Hike
  6. Hawaiian Electric Companies Claims 27% Renewable for 2017
  7. Fast and Furious: Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
  8. Hawaii: Trigger Modification Bill Scheduled for Hearing
  9. Terrified OHA Crony Flails About Wildly After Being Ordered to Cough up LLCs Check Registers
  10. Gays Question Democrat LG Candidates
  11. Lawmakers have an idea for keeping homeless in shelters: Pay them to stay
  12. Shelter-Refusers Take over Park After Just One Week
  13. Maintenance problems at H-POWER results in long lines, delays at city landfill
  14. SB3090: Protesters to be Given Control of Mauna Kea in Exchange for Telescope Approval?
  15. Hawaii Supreme Court rules for state in DHHL dispute
  16. Soft on Crime: Tweeker Already Has Long Rap Sheet at Age 19 – Lasts two Weeks on Street Before Rearrest
  17. Star-Adv Editors: Tourists Might Smoke all our Weed
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Friday, February 9, 2018
February 9, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:32 PM :: 3988 Views
  1. Hawaii Highways Rank 47th in Cost-Effectiveness
  2. Truth in Accounting: Defense Department
  3. ‘Net neutrality’ could keep Hawaii in slow lane
  4. Jones Act leads to surreptitious imports of Russian LNG
  5. Minimum Wage: Good intentions don’t always equal good policy
  6. 2018 Employment Bills Introduced
  7. Ratepayers Soaked: $205M to Enable Green Energy Scams
  8. Republican Tax Cuts to Reduce Electric Bills by $28M This Year
  9. Measure would prevent Hawaii governor, mayors from having second jobs
  10. New OHA bill proposes head to head race
  11. Coco Palms Developer Fights Back With Its Own Native Hawaiian Research
  12. Legislature Hears Bills to Control Access to State Capitol and Mauna Kea
  13. State bill would mandate emergency shelter space
  14. Hawaii’s tourism forecast presents warning signs, economist says
  15. Bill to Save Fire Ants from Extinction
  16. UPW Members release alleged bank robber
  17. Soft on Crime Crowd Released Homeless Tweeker onto Streets  Before Police Forced him to Lick Urinal
  18. Repealing antiquated Jones Act would be a boon to all Americans
  19. Setback to Enviro Scheme to Shut Down Surf Schools
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Thursday, February 8, 2018
February 8, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:08 PM :: 3952 Views
  1. OHA Trustees Confirm Order Requiring LLCs to Open Books
  2. Audit Anger at OHA
  3. Hawaii Ranks #4 for Millionaires per Capita
  4. Economist: Why economic freedom matters to Hawaii
  5. Ige Appoints Leonard Hoshijo to Head DLIR
  6. Hawaii: Firearm Surrender Bill to be Heard, Trigger Modification Bill Passes Committee
  7. Judicial Council Extends deadline for two vacancies on Hawaii State Ethics Commission
  8. 50-State Corporate Income Tax Rates and Brackets for 2018
  9. Hawaii Sanctuary Bill: 48-hour Catch and Release for Terrorists
  10. 491 Homeless Shipped Back to Mainland
  11. 30% of Prison Guards call in sick on Super Bowl Sunday
  12. HGEA Just Can’t Get the Job Done -- State seeks to contract inspectors for dialysis centers
  13. Was Maui Official Ousted For Skipping Mayor’s Campaign Event?
  14. Maui Council Candidates: Will Anti-GMO Hysteria Caucus Be Cleared out?
  15. Minimum Wage Bill Especially Designed to Screw Restaurants
  16. Desperate to Block Competition from Cheap, Clean Natural Gas, Green Energy Scammers Suddenly Feign Interest in CO2
  17. Hawaii County Council Again Pretends to consider measure aimed at regulating vacation rentals
  18. Hotels Cashing in on Mindless Anti-Sunscreen Histrionics
  19. Animal Liberation Nuts Push Two Bills
  20. Chaos at Kau Charter School Meeting
  21. Hawaii May Allow Tourists To Get Marijuana with Doctor’s Note
  22. 10 Dead: Legislators do nothing to Stop Lawyers from Suing Lifeguards
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Wednesday, February 7, 2018
February 7, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:32 PM :: 4328 Views
  1. Ige Asks Legislators to 'Governmentize' Services
  2. Honolulu GOP Against Sanctuary State Bill
  3. 'Money Begins Disappearing' from Bikini Atoll Trust Fund
  4. Guaranteeing Reelection: Ige on Same Page as HSTA
  5. SHOPO Files Complaint Over New HPD Chief
  6. Prosecutors to go After HIEMA Death Threats?
  7. Anti-Telescope Protesters panic over HB1565
  8. HB2564: Abolish Contested Case Hearings
  9. Hawaii County Politicians Bob and Weave Trying to Trick Each Other into taking responsibility for 12.5% GE Tax Hike
  10. MECO Paying a Mind-Blowing $0.17 per kwh for Solar
  11. Lawmakers propose to remove Caldwell's bicycle stations and bulbouts from Chinatown
  12. HI DOE Violates Title IX for Decades
  13. Hooser Lists Hysteria Caucus Legislative Priorities
  14. In fight to Bring More Muslims into USA, AG Chin takes a page from GOP
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Tuesday, February 6, 2018
February 6, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:38 PM :: 4565 Views
  1. Legislators Want CWS to Investigate All Homeschooling Families
  2. Pandering to Dem Base: Ige Signs Net Neutrality Executive Order
  3. JSC Releases Nominees for Chief Judge, Intermediate Court of Appeals
  4. JSC Releases Nominees for First Circuit Court
  5. Traffic: Honolulu 19th Worst in USA
  6. Waihee: If Con-Con Convenes, OHA is Dead
  7. Auditor’s quest for secrecy is misguided
  8. Pine: Monster House Bill would outlaw 4-Bedroom Houses
  9. HCDA’s 30-Year affordable-housing restriction ignores market realities
  10. 8 HPD officers were fired in 2017 for misdeeds, says report
  11. CWS Can’t Save Abused Children so Senator Wants to Sic them on Home-Schooling Families
  12. Ige, HSTA Conspire Together
  13. Handi-Van Riders Are Fuming Over Caldwell’s Proposed Fare Doubling
  14. Gay Prison Guards call for audit of Public Safety Department
  15. Jaylin Kema to serve jail time for violating HOPE probation
  16. Failure to Imprison 18-Time Loser Left him Vulnerable to Police Abuse
  17. Caldwell Admin Bumbling Threatens Surf Contests
  18. Espero Bill Already Dead –Proposed Runners Under 18 Can't Enter Marathons
  19. FEMA to revamp training programs after Hawaii emergency alert bungle
  20. Solar Schemers: We’ll Jack up Prices and Nobody Will Care Because Electric is So High
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Monday, February 5, 2018
February 5, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:24 PM :: 4074 Views
  1. After Winning Suit Against IRS, Maui TEA Party Dissolves
  2. Rep Ing wants HGEA and UPW government jobs for Everybody
  3. SB2988: $4M for ‘Kupuna Caregivers’ Union Organizing Scam
  4. Dumb Idea: Vending Machines with Free Food for Homeless So They Can Focus on Using Meth
  5. Legislature Keeps Written Testimony Under Wraps Til The Last Minute
  6. No HI-EMA tapes exist, state says
  7. Kealohas could lose taxpayer-funded lawyers after stopping mortgage payments
  8. New bill would require all boaters to purchase insurance for their vessels
  9. HCDA Sells Out Commitment to Affordable Housing—Rents Going up 35%
  10. Agenda: Keep Energy Expensive
  11. Kahele Unsure About Reelection Campaign
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Sunday, February 4, 2018
February 4, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:14 PM :: 5080 Views
  1. Elections: 64 Candidates Pull Papers
  2. 9th Circuit Causing Surge In Illegal Immigration, ICE Chief Says
  3. Ige: Hanabusa is ‘Typical Old-Boy Politician Making Secret Deals on Behalf of Special Interests’ 
  4. Dods bankrolls Hanabusa Campaign
  5. Hawaii County Council takes up proposed 12.5% GET hike Tuesday
  6. Legislators Pretend to Throw Money at HSTA—Will Union Bosses Be Fooled?
  7. Legislation Would Allow Ex-Cons to Distribute Free Weed to Addicts
  8. Suicide: Elderly and disabled will be pressured by insurance companies
  9. What Does the LG Do?
  10. When Does Hawaii’s Famous ‘Aloha Kiss’ Become Sexual Harassment?
  11. SB2343: Petty Misdemeanor Domestic Violence
  12. Another First for Hawaii: Legislators Move to Ban Drinking Straws
  13. Snorkel Rentals Kill: Another Death on Maui Brings Total to 10
  14. Enviros Gain Control of Surf Schools, Aim to Kill Business
  15. Private school enrollment shrinks in favor of public charter schools
  16. Ige’s Affordable Housing Numbers
  17. Risky revisionism of Second Amendment
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Saturday, February 3, 2018
February 3, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:34 PM :: 4518 Views
  1. SB2126: Ige Administration Opposes OHA's $119M Cash Grab
  2. Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Janus?
  3. Ewa Beach Skate park improved through private-public partnership
  4. Assisted Suicide to be Fast-tracked?
  5. Hawaii Apprentice Hunting Legislation Passes Water and Land Committee
  6. FBI investigates 4 HPD officers accused of forcing homeless man to lick urinal
  7. Union Benefits: State Hospital HGEA Members Still Allowed to Have Sex With Patients
  8. Hawaii Auditor Demands Investigation Into Leak Of OHA Audit
  9. TMT Telescope Preparing to Build at Canary Islands Site
  10. Meet the Corporate Lobbying Firm Lt Gov Quit for with 2 Days Notice
  11. Chin to Tackle Opium as Lt Governor
  12. Ing Pushing $130 per Person Carbon Tax
  13. Former death row inmate slammed with Seven Pimping Charges
  14. Plea Deal for Homeless Drug Addict who Allegedly Killed Kauai Girl?
  15. Schemers Use 14 ac Sunflower Field to Hype Biofool -- Don’t Even Burn the Oil
  16. Rents decline in Honolulu, but Zumper, Apartment List reports differ on how much
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Friday, February 2, 2018
February 2, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:09 PM :: 5184 Views
  1. Hawaii Chamber of Commerce Introduces Legislative Package
  2. TOTE pulls plug: What will Hawaii DOT, Philly Shipyard, Pasha and Matson do next?
  3. List: 66 Structurally Deficient Bridges in Hawaii
  4. Lahaina Injection Wells: 9th Circuit Rules Against Maui County
  5. American Samoa ID to be Rejected at Airports Starting Feb 5
  6. HGEA Member behind false missile alert to file lawsuit against the state
  7. The missile employee messed up because Hawaii rewards incompetence
  8. Chin to Take Lt Gov Sinecure While Running for Congress 
  9. Tsutsui Lobbying Firm ‘Not in Good Standing’
  10. Legislators Latest Plan to Screw Small Business
  11. Chain Migration -- Mazie Hirono
  12. HB2273: Mandatory Electric Cars in Rental Fleets
  13. Kauai Fuel Tax cuts stall in committee
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Thursday, February 1, 2018
February 1, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:43 PM :: 4700 Views
  1. OHA Draft Audit: Millions given to those who “know how and who to ask”
  2. Elections: Candidate Filing Begins Today
  3. Honolulu Neighborhood Boards--27 Vacant Positions
  4. Shield Internet from Jones Act
  5. Hawaii Tourism Industry Set New Record Totals in 2017
  6. Dental Health--Hawaii Ranks 15th
  7. House War: Sex Harassment Claim Deployed Against Souki as Speaker Saiki Strikes back Against Enemies
  8. Kim Leads Pack In Congressional Campaign Cash
  9. Ige raises more than $800,000 for re-election bid
  10. State misled public on HI-EMA’s failings
  11. Ex-Hawaii official now says he resigned after false alert
  12. New $30M defense missile fails in test off Kauai
  13. Howard Hughes Bought Off Oahu Burial Council Leader
  14. Con Con delegates had little to say about Hawaiian as “official language”
  15. Sheriffs will now get involved in Coco Palms occupation
  16. Anti-GMO Activists Continue to Harass Seed Industry in Court
  17. MECO Pushing 9.3% Rate Hike
  18. Measure again seeks to have Airbnb collect taxes
  19. Make Tourists Pay $75 to DLNR to go on Fishing Boat
  20. MeToo# to Become Part of DoE Sex Ed Curriculum?
  21. Senate bill to ban plastic straws in Hawaii passes committee
  22. Council Votes to Squelch ‘Monster’ Affordable Housing
  23. Areas Around Schools And Libraries May Be Next For Sit-Lie Ban
  24. Kawananakoa Case to be Heard
  25. Soft on Crime: Lunatic Gets out Again and Again
  26. After 20 Years, Kihei HS Site gets a Sign
  27. DLNR to help get gun ranges on Big Island
  28. Lowe’s to hand out bonuses, sweeten benefits Thanks to Republican tax cuts
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