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Thursday, February 28, 2019
February 28, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:18 PM :: 3311 Views
  1. Poll: Gabbard at 0% in New Hampshire and Iowa
  2. What do the FBI, OHA, and Kauai Have in Common?
  3. OHA Must Do More to Solve the Hawaiian Home Lands Problem
  4. Oahu: 12% More Homeless Refuse Shelter
  5. Housing Instability and Crowding a Hardship for Hawaii Babies
  6. Feds Bust Labor Law Violators at Hawaii Malls
  7. Mortgage debt-to-income ratio crushing in Hawaii
  8. SB1009 Negates Public Health Benefits of Vaping
  9. January: More Tourists--Less Spending
  10. With Hanabusa Gone, Old Boys See Kahele as Opportunity to Regain Grip on Congressional Delegation
  11. Lawmakers Propose Fixes For A Broken Psychiatric Care Law   
  12. Penalizing REITs in Hawaii would cost state revenue, jobs
  13. HART’s ‘Bump In The Road’ Is Code For ‘We’re In Deep S#%* Here’
  14. A dismissed 2015 DUI is among the ways Kealoha allegedly helped her friends
  15. Violence against officers a troubling trend
  16. Police investigating whether shooting by undercover officers violated policy
  17. Do UH Grad Assistants Need a Union?
  18. How Many Kids In Hawaii Have Been Vaccinated? The State Doesn’t Know
  19. A royal flush: Some Ka‘u residents face hefty bills for mandated sewer connections
  20. Masterpiece or Mistake? A Hawaii Museum’s $7.5 Million Question
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Wednesday, February 27, 2019
February 27, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:00 PM :: 3938 Views
  1. Hawaii Senators’ Favorite Mafia Hitman Loses Home to Foreclosure
  2. Gallup: Trump Approval 26% in Hawaii—Lowest in USA
  3. Hawaii Tops U.S. in Wellbeing for Record 7th Time
  4. Hawaii Small Businesses Speak out Against Minimum Wage Hike
  5. Conservationists Demand Half-Billion Reparations for Dead Hawaiian Tree Snail
  6. Hawaiian Electric Claims 27% Renewable Despite Loss of Geothermal Plant
  7. Allison Lee Wong: Meet Katherine Kealoha’s Imaginary Friend  
  8. Bill to raise Hawaii minimum wage to $15 by 2023 advances
  9. SB557: Hawaii ‘sanctuary state’ status moves forward at Legislature
  10. Hawaii Senate moves closer to state retirement savings program
  11. Despite some big objections, bill to ban single-use plastics in Hawaii moves forward
  12. 5% water rate hike expected
  13. How effective is the city's park protection plan?
  14. Retired Officer Sues: Right to Concealed-Carry
  15. Multinational Solar Company Targets Hawai`i Prime Agricultural Land
  16. Thanks to Trump, Courts No Longer offer Enviros Path to Glory
  17. SPLC Hate Map Names Five in Hawaii
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Tuesday, February 26, 2019
February 26, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:22 PM :: 2913 Views
  1. This Week's Legislative Agenda
  2. 47 Years After Title IX Becomes Law--Kalani HS Finally Gets a Girls Locker Room
  3. City unveils pedestrian safety measures
  4. HART Threatens to Defy Federal Subpoena
  5. Two Police Corruption Cases transferred out of Honolulu prosecutor’s office amid federal investigation
  6. Cellphone Records Trace Kealoha Mailbox theft?
  7. Decision on Kaneshiro’s attorney should be made in public
  8. OCCC mistakenly frees 26-year-old inmate
  9. Hawaii Criminal Stupidly Commits Assault while in Federal Detention Center—Gets 8 Years
  10. HB488 Silence for Sex Harassment Victims?
  11. SB1503: Let Thousands of Incarcerated Felons Vote
  12. SB1374: State-Controlled Retirement System for Private Sector Businesses?
  13. Hawaii Land Use Law Violates Fair Housing Act
  14. Hawaii Gas files motion after Enviros Find One More Way to Jack up Housing Costs
  15. Fresh Hawaii milk production may be doomed after Tourism Industry Sponsors Protesters to Attack
  16. Tourism Industry Enviros to Target Fishermen Next
  17. No more free parking for all legislators on UH Manoa campus
  18. Rural Schools Take A Big Hit In Hawaii’s Funding Formula
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Monday, February 25, 2019
February 25, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:20 PM :: 2786 Views
  1. Double Trouble: Lyon Also Offered Cash to Son of FSM President
  2. Aloha Stadium Scheme Exploits Federal Tax Breaks
  3. Hawaii Nursing Homes Highest Quality in USA 
  4. Federal Investigation Prevents Ige from Talking to US DoT about Rail
  5. New Budget Process Cracks Down On State Agribusiness Development Corp
  6. Former sex worker speaks out claiming police officers pressured her to perform sexual acts
  7. Retaliation: Another Complaint Against Hawaii County Fire Chief 
  8. No Housing Available for Mentally Ill
  9. SB980: Secular Takeover of Catholic Schools?
  10. Food Safety Modernization Act Could Put Kamuela Farmers out of Business 
  11. January Hotel Occupancy Drops to Four-year Low
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Sunday, February 24, 2019
February 24, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:03 PM :: 3257 Views
  1. Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
  2. False Missile Alert: CDC Analyses 38 Minutes of Tweets
  3. Gallup: Hawaii 2nd-Most Liberal State
  4. Individual Development Accounts, Version 2.0
  5. New Tactic to Grab Rail Money from Feds—Cry Racism
  6. Not Fooled by Claim that Federal Investigation Won’t Interfere with Rail
  7. Star-Adv: To Get past Middle Street, Rail Needs FTA Funds and P3
  8. Next Boondoggle: $350M Downpayment for Unnecessary New Stadium
  9. Tax Credits: Hollywood Movie Moguls -- $35M is Not Enough!
  10. Tobacco tax clears final Senate committee
  11. Doubled: Hawaii Co Council approves 100% sewer fee hikes
  12. Lawsuit filed over burials on Maui project site
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Saturday, February 23, 2019
February 23, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:52 PM :: 4482 Views
  1. Impeach Kaneshiro: Yoshimura Pushes Back Against McCorriston tactics
  2. House Finance Committee Passes Dozens of Bills
  3. UH: Tuition Hikes Set for Next Year After Regents Reject Freeze
  4. $350M GE Tax Hike on the Move
  5. House bill to increase Hawaii's minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2024 passed finance committee
  6. Man shot by deputy sheriff at Capitol Weighed 102 lbs and was physically disabled
  7. Maui County Prosecutor Ousted
  8. 9th Circuit Reverses Dismissal: Kauai Warden to Face Trial for Political Incorrectness
  9. Decision on Ala Wai flood control project bill is delayed
  10. California rail drama doesn’t raise fears about HART project
  11. 46-year–old Jones Act Ship Matsonia Hull Cracks Open, Oil Leaks out
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Friday, February 22, 2019
February 22, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:55 PM :: 2994 Views
  1. Surprise: HART Subpoenaed TWICE by Feds
  2. "Everyone" cannot afford another GET surcharge
  3. Hawaii State Income Tax 9th Highest Collection Per Capita
  4. DOBOR Sets Hearings for Massive Fee Hikes
  5. Anti-Sunscreen Hysteria Designed to Force New Products Past FDA
  6. 'Hold on to your pocketbooks!' says city council chair after second subpoena to HART   
  7. Katherine Kealoha Lawyer Tried to have her Declared Incompetent
  8. Kaneshiro denied access to officer-involved shooting scene
  9. Four Days, Three Shootings
  10. Homeless Drunk IDed as Man Shot by Deputy Sheriff at Capitol
  11. Legislators Answer to Homelessness: ‘Build a Wall’
  12. 7 arrested in Year-Long opioid crackdown on Hawaii health care providers
  13. Soft on Crime: School Assault Suspects have long rap sheets
  14. HB421: Tax Credit for Helicopter Tour Operators
  15. Global Warmers: Hawaii Must Destroy Billions in Shoreline Real Estate
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Thursday, February 21, 2019
February 21, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:05 PM :: 2882 Views
  1. A Change at OHA That Changes Everything
  2. Kakaako Drunk Driver Busted for Palau Alcohol Theft
  3. Report: Hawaii Greenhouse Gas Emissions Drop After Aviation Emissions Reclassified as 'International'
  4. Honolulu’s transit authority receives second grand jury subpoena
  5. Opponents of proposed GET surcharge hike voice concerns; Council advances measure
  6. A law meant force mentally ill into Treatment is not being used Four Years Later
  7. SB652: Senate WAM Votes to Give Drunk Rave Promoter $50M
  8. Maui Council to Get More Raises?
  9. Drug Court: 15% Recidivism Rate
  10. Sex workers say Honolulu police officers are customers, study says
  11. Arizona Co-Author Defends Hawaii Sex Trafficking Study
  12. Public Records Chief Is Still Trying To Make It Harder To Get Public Records
  13. U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Boosts Hawaii Effort To Limit Property Forfeiture
  14. HB497: Total Ban on Fireworks
  15. SB663: Lawmakers advance red-light cameras bill
  16. Lawsuit: Disgusting Organic Food Gives Wailuku man rat lungworm disease
  17. Honolulu Auditor Retires
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Wednesday, February 20, 2019
February 20, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:56 PM :: 3176 Views
  1. Ige Names Leo R. Asuncion, Jr. to Public Utilities Commission
  2. After 21 Years, City Nearly Finished Installing Wheelchair-Friendly Curb Ramps
  3. City launches new performance dashboard
  4. Poor and Young People Are Fleeing Public Transit
  5. Hint to Honolulu: Feds Demand California Give Back Federal Funds for Failed Rail Project
  6. Sheriff’s Deputies not Given Tasers—Deputy Fatally shoots man at state Capitol after ‘extreme struggle’     
  7. Judge: HPD Must Release Arbitration Report On Officer Who Beat Girlfriend
  8. Police Union Goes To Court Stop Exposure of Corruption
  9. Prostitutes Release Drawing of Kaniela Ing on Leash as Jabola­-Carolus Grabs for Power
  10. Hawaiian Leadership: Many are in the News for Corruption Charges
  11. Affordable Housing: OHA Demands a 20% Cut of Revenue
  12. Millennials Dream of Moving to Koa Ridge, Hoopili—Projects Fought by Sierra Club, Clayton Hee
  13. Priced Out: Immigrants Quit Hawaii for Alaska
  14. Tourist Count Up 3M in Decade
  15. Hawaii Fish Farmers Tied up in Red Tape
  16. Scare Tactics: House Democrats Pretend Wall will Result in Hawaii Cuts
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Tuesday, February 19, 2019
February 19, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:17 PM :: 2699 Views
  1. Halbert-Lyon Indictments: Timeline of Corruption in FSM
  2. Legislative Preview: This Week's Bills on the Move
  3. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted February 18, 2019
  4. Solar Fail: EnSync Going Bankrupt 'Very Short Term'
  5. Hawaii: Anti-Gun Bills to be Heard in Committees of Both Chambers
  6. Hawaii: Sanctuary State? 
  7. Trump Sued by Hawaii Over Emergency Declaration
  8. New report urges 'building out' to ease housing crisis
  9. WOTUS: Lahaina Injection Wells Case to be Heard by US Supreme Court
  10. Kirk Caldwell’s Side Job At The Bank Would Be Outlawed Under This Bill
  11. FBI: Kealoha sent emails from coworkers’ computers to mislead probes. HNN got one
  12. SB637: Hawaii to Get 3-Strikes Law—But Only for Waikiki
  13. SB12/SB114: $500/mo Raise--Voucher Program for Teachers
  14. Deputy sheriff fatally shoots man at Hawaii State Capitol
  15. Should State Chip in to Send Homeless Back to Mainland?
  16. Urine, Drugs, Theft: Homeless Harass Students at Kaimuki HS
  17. Auction set for kuleana on Zuckerberg estate
  18. Waters Campaign Worker Says Ozawa’s behavior disrespectful, unprofessional
  19. Enforcing the Oligopoly: Raids hit Unlicensed Weed Dealers 
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Monday, February 18, 2019
Letters to the Editor February, 2019
By Letters to the Editor @ 11:21 PM :: 3410 Views
  • Hawaii: Sanctuary State?
  • Plasma Arc Gasification—Clean Energy for Hawaii
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Monday, February 18, 2019
February 18, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:44 PM :: 3087 Views
  1. Fear is not Sustainable
  2. Public hearing set for general excise tax hike
  3. MECO: Force Customers to Pay for Useless Solar
  4. Bills call for building condos on state land
  5. Bill aims to decrease drugged-driving by redefining "drugs"
  6. Red light camera bill passes judiciary and transportation committee
  7. HB1311 Deferred: Was Latest Attack on Judicial Independence
  8. HB1326: Seven Years before OHA, Enviros Gain Control of Your Water
  9. After 17 Attempts, Psychologists Think Criminal may be ‘Malingering’ 
  10. Homeless Camp Dog Attacks Cyclist
  11. Hawaii Is ‘Definitely and Imminently’ Filing a Lawsuit Against Trump’s Emergency
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Sunday, February 17, 2019
February 17, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:08 PM :: 2743 Views
  1. SB652: Will Legislators Give Drunk Rave Promoter $50M?
  2. Hawaii Highest-Risk for Cyberattack
  3. Four Bills for Hawaii Government Technology Transformation
  4. Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
  5. Squirreling Away Money at the Dept. of Transportation
  6. Rail, Lyon, Kaneshiro, Kealoha, Leong: Local Authorities too Gutless to Root out Corruption
  7. Term Limits for City Prosecutor
  8. OHA LLCs in Waimea Valley Land Deal
  9. Marijuana Could put Big Tobacco Back in Growth Business
  10. Kauai Taxis Lose 50% of Business after Uber Allowed into Airport
  11. HGEA Finds Way to Milk 2% Land Fund
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Saturday, February 16, 2019
February 16, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:25 PM :: 3656 Views
  1. FULL TEXT: Federal Subpoena of HART Records
  2. Board of Agriculture Chair Resigns After Two Weeks on Job
  3. Hawaii Construction Industry: Wood Looks Good for 2019
  4. Fantasy Land: Federal funds appear to be safe after subpoena, HART CEO says
  5. Hawaii Supreme Court gives Keith Kaneshiro 20 days to respond   
  6. Lawmakers advance red light camera bill
  7. Hawaii lawmakers move to ban cigarettes -- eventually
  8. SB686: Oligopoly Weed is Legal for Everybody
  9. What Could Possibly Go Wrong With a Hawaii Carbon Tax Study?
  10. Mililani: Underage Children Targeted by Transsexual Propaganda Story
  11. Former Kamehameha Schools faculty member gets prison time for sexual assault of student
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Friday, February 15, 2019
February 15, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:00 PM :: 3323 Views
  1. Last Day to Register as Candidate: 2019 Neighborhood Board Elections
  2. U.S.-build rule deters ocean cargo service to Hawaii
  3. Honolulu GOP Chair Brett Kulbis Running for Reelection
  4. 12,000 Leave Hawaii: Five Can Bring Them Back
  5. INRIX: Honolulu Traffic Congestion Costs $1282 per Driver 
  6. Charting a New Course For Hawaii Tourism
  7. Feds subpoena Honolulu rail authority for construction documents
  8. Federal subpoena could affect rail funding
  9. Impeach Delay: Businessman Launches New Petition Drive To Oust Kaneshiro
  10. Fasi Case Gives Precedent for AG’s actions on Kaneshiro
  11. Hawaii rights group upset over hundreds of missing pieces of testimony
  12. When it comes to measures that might affect their power, lawmakers won’t even hold public hearings.
  13. SB931: Tourism Industry Prepares to Outlaw Aquarium Fishing
  14. Anti-Energy Bills Just Feel-Good Measures 
  15. Dopers Drag Bag of Money Thru Legislature
  16. Effort to Include Trannies in Title IX will Have to Wait One More Year
  17. IHS: 1 in 10 homeless people in Hawaii just got here from somewhere else
  18. Queens Moves 1% of Expensive Homeless Patients into Housing
  19. Recidivist Criminals will not be Banished from Waikiki
  20. Hawaii Stops Buying Oil from Indonesia
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Thursday, February 14, 2019
February 14, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:16 PM :: 4366 Views
  1. Disbar Dubin--Disciplinary Board
  2. Who Wants to Give OHA Millions More?
  3. UPDATE: FSM Government Responds to Lyon Bribery Charge
  4. Hawai‘i County Seeking Applicants for Boards and Commissions
  5. Katherine Kealoha a Drug Addict?
  6. Soft on Crime: Katherine Kealoha, brother released after pleading not guilty in drug case
  7. Prosecutors: Elect them, or appoint them?
  8. Carbon Taxes Debated at Hawai`i Legislature
  9. Legislature’s New Approach: Inspect Budgets In Bite-Sized Chunks
  10. Stop This End Run Around Hawaii Public Records Law
  11. HART Board Member: Stop Rail at Middle Street, Order Forensic Audit
  12. Mauna Kea draft rules don’t limit Hawaiian culture, university says
  13. Bill would let airports self-manage; not rely on state
  14. House Committee Advances Zipper Lane Tolls Bill
  15. Bill would abolish bus fare program for low income
  16. Honolulu Among Cities in Worst Fiscal Condition
  17. Jobs in solar industry declined 22% in Hawaii
  18. Maui Enviros Sue to Block Energy Saving LED Lights
  19. Hu Honua Final Approval Before Supreme Court
  20. Justice: Family of Underage Home Invader to Lose Home
  21. When a Criminal Croaks in Prison, Lawyers Have a Hard time Turning a Dollar on It—But Legislators Can Help
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Wednesday, February 13, 2019
February 13, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:42 PM :: 3614 Views
  1. Final Week to Register as Candidate: 2019 Neighborhood Board Elections
  2. HB1180: $60M Lava Relief for Big Island
  3. More Anti-Gun Legislation Scheduled for Hearings This Wednesday
  4. Gabbard Hires Russian Agent--Story to go National?
  5. Screening Committee Selects Three KSBE Trustee Finalists
  6. Prosecutors seek no bail for Hilo doctor accused in multi-island drug ring
  7. Motive for Mail Box Frame-up: Prosecutors detail the Kealohas’ ‘house of cards’
  8. What's next if prosecutor goes on leave, quits or gets ousted
  9. SB674 / HB664: Senate Ctte Votes to Outlaw DSM-5 Psychiatric Care of Underage Transgenders
  10. Hawaii County’s $155 million disaster funding request is not dead yet
  11. Massive flood control project for Waikiki would gobble up schools’ outdoors space
  12. Hawaii’s Next Big Project Disaster: Aloha Stadium
  13. Cycle of Hype: Don’t Panic Over Rapid Ohia Death
  14. Homeless Emergency Decree—Allows for Festering Homeless Tent City to be Built in Kailua Kona
  15. Criminal Gets Probation for Beating up Homeless Dude—So he Robs the Disabled
  16. Sign up to run for your neighborhood board
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Tuesday, February 12, 2019
February 12, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:48 PM :: 3022 Views
  1. FULL TEXT: Connors, Ballard ask Supreme Court to Remove Kaneshiro--Prosecutor Accused of Retaliating Against Witnesses
  2. Lyon Bribery Micronesia: Arrests Start at the Top
  3. Medical Care is a Right—Except When it isn’t
  4. Hearing: Should Auwahi Windfarm Be Allowed to Kill 140 Bats?
  5. HB1311: The continuing legislative attack on judicial independence
  6. Drug Charges Filed Against Katherine Kealoha And Her Brother
  7. Lawyer Announces Lunatic ‘Confession’: HGEA off Hook and May Help Saito Beat Rap
  8. City Councilwoman Calls For Forensic Audit Of Honolulu Rail Project
  9. Parking Meter Rates Double as Part of Anti-Car Agenda
  10. Makakilo wind farm getting opposition from an unusual source: Environmentalists
  11. SB571: Require PUC to Open Docket on Establishing Renewable Energy Requirements for Gas Company
  12. Ruggles: Hawaii County Council Tries for Four-Year Terms
  13. Wailuku parents pray, march in order to protest school bullying
  14. Storm that walloped state was so powerful it gave the North Shore some beach back (Enviros miffed)
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Monday, February 11, 2019
February 11, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:09 PM :: 4047 Views
  1. Senate Committee Refuses to Recognize Hundreds of Emailed Testimonies
  2. Janus: UH Employee Sues HGEA
  3. Legislative Preview: This Week's Bills on the Move
  4. Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
  5. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted February 11, 2019
  6. Known But Overlooked Side Effects of Carbon Taxes
  7. Another Victory for Pro-Tourism Activists: Loss Of Slaughterhouse Cripples Specialty Meat Industry
  8. City audit shows ban on foam containers won’t achieve much
  9. Three Bills Would Create Statewide Sanctuary for Illegals
  10. Potential flaws in new city laws aimed at homeless prevent enforcement
  11. Hawaii County Buses Stay on Hilo Side Because it Costs Too Much for Tow Back from Kona
  12. Snow Falls at Lowest Elevation Ever Recorded in Hawaii as Hemi-Global Cooling Grips Planet
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Sunday, February 10, 2019
February 10, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:16 PM :: 2771 Views
  1. Lyon Bribe: DHHL Releases Suspect Contract Docs
  2. Creativity Abounds at our Legislature, Pt. 2
  3. Wanna Buy a House?  No Problem Just Save $946 a month for 12 years
  4. Another Saint for Hawaii?
  5. Counties get taste of GET and want bigger portion of tax
  6. HART’s public-private partnership effort faces more delays
  7. Rules of Logic No Longer Apply in State Legislature
  8. SB568: Transsexual Drivers Licenses for Hawaii
  9. SB1524: Employers May not Fire Stoned Drivers
  10. SB527: Senate committee rejects sale of marijuana edibles (for now)
  11. Bills to Rebuild Banyan Drive—Because Nobody Believes in Sea Level Rise
  12. Who Will Lose if Kawananakoa Rewrites Will?
  13. Maui Anti-GMO Activist Cashes in With Cush Job at Strategies 360 Farm
  14. ‘Ultraright Pure Evil KKK’ Local Democratic politicians quiet on Tulsi Gabbard presidential run
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Saturday, February 9, 2019
February 9, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:12 PM :: 3204 Views
  1. Final Week to Register as Candidate: 2019 Neighborhood Board Elections
  2. Plasma Arc Gasification—Clean Energy for Hawaii
  3. Hawaii Lawmakers Propose Public-funded Anti-gun Firearm Factoid Factory
  4. PRP App Reveals Web of Political Connections
  5. Wiretaps?  HPD Doesn’t Do Them
  6. VOA: Native Hawaiians Divided on Federal Recognition
  7. Dollar Signs Light Up: Red Bull Behind Mauna Kea Skiers
  8. PUC Proposes New Scheme to Hike Rates, Send Money to Elon Musk
  9. Proposed 52-MW Oahu Solar Farm Use of Prime Ag Land is Currently Illegal
  10. Sales Pitch for New Stadium: Claim ‘There is no Choice’
  11. Legalization Will Bring Surge of Mainland Potheads into Hawaii
  12. Homeless Drug Addicts Demand Cops be ‘Swept’ from Oneula
  13. Soft on Crime: Meth Dealer Gets out after 1 year—goes right back to dealing
  14. SB522: Ban All Plastics from Hawaii Food Establishments
  15. Unshackle Maui taxis to help them compete 
  16. U.S. appeals court to revisit open carrying of guns in Hawaii
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Friday, February 8, 2019
February 8, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:28 PM :: 2962 Views
  1. BoE Announces Transsexual Bullying Policy--How Many HSTA Members Will be Fired?
  2. Green New Deal: Kamala Harris Endorses Socialist Plan to Ban Air Travel and Cows
  3. Gas Tax? HDOT Doesn't Spend the Money it Already Has
  4. Do 'affordable housing' requirements work?
  5. VA Town Hall Set for Honolulu
  6. VIDEO: Abigail Kawananakoa Releases Edited Interview
  7. HB1184: Legislators Vote Down Infant Born Alive Protection Bill
  8. USA Today: Makaha 4th Worst City in USA
  9. UHERO: New Benchmarking Will Reveal Higher Unemployment
  10. Exposed: Big Oil Behind Push for Hawaii Carbon Tax
  11. Hawaii Legislature First to Pass ‘Regressive-Progressive’ Agenda Items
  12. Hubris: State Fails to Force Abortion Ads on Churches, Must pay Opposing Counsel $60K
  13. Fighting To Keep The Kealoha Case Open To The Public
  14. Drugged driving kills
  15. Incrementalism: Hawaii lawmaker drops plan to ban cigarettes until age 100 (for now)
  16. Shelter Refusers Demand End to Sweeps (again)  
  17. Oneula 30,000 lbs of Homeless Garbage Hauled out
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Thursday, February 7, 2019
February 7, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:20 PM :: 3238 Views
  1. Ethics: Rowena Akana Fined $23K--Trouble Began with OHA-Funded Scheme to Dig Up Kawaiahao Church Graveyard
  2. Aquarium Fishing and Hawaiian Culture
  3. Hawaii: Highest Sales Taxes Per Capita in USA 
  4. Exposed: Meet the Activist Groups Organizing Drug Addicts into Homeless Tent Cities
  5. SA Editorial: OHA must improve to justify funding
  6. Legislature Seeks to Reform OHA Elections
  7. Louisiana Jungle Primary Dead: Statewide Romy Cachola Vote by Mail Plan on the Move
  8. Hawaii Lawmakers Unanimously Approve Marijuana Legalization Bill In Committee
  9. Caldwell: The city could do a better job running schools than the state
  10. House committee to decide whether funding for Kupuna Caregivers Program should continue
  11. Judge denies Hawaii’s move to get Airbnb host records
  12. Lawmakers again take up legalized gambling issue
  13. Asset forfeiture bill clears committee hurdle
  14. Legislators Plan to Let Lots of Criminals out on Streets
  15. $350,000 pact reached in MPD Sex discrimination suit
  16. Rate increase 4.3% for interisland service
  17. City seeks landowner incentives to build hundreds of affordable rentals
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Wednesday, February 6, 2019
February 6, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:27 PM :: 2507 Views
  1. SOTU: "America will never be a socialist country"
  2. Tulsi Wins David Duke KKK Endorsement (again)
  3. Hawaii: Anti-Gun Bills Scheduled for Hearings This Thursday
  4. The Simon Abundance Index: Population growth equals greater resources
  5. County of Kaua‘i celebrates one year of Electronic Plan Review services
  6. Up 30%--Hawaii Second-Highest Per Capita Expenses for Higher Education
  7. ICA Throws out Case Against Vacation Rental
  8. JEFS Fail: Judiciary Electronic System Leaves Lawyers in the Dark
  9. There’s insufficient evidence your sunscreen harms coral reefs
  10. Bans are so easy, reform is too hard
  11. It Shouldn’t Take Audits And Lawsuits For Government To Be Transparent
  12. Cesspool: Hawaii Co Council advances 300% sewer fee increase
  13. Judge: Force Hilo Residents to Buy Useless Solar Hot Water Systems
  14. Senate May Invoke Rarely Used Subpoena Power For Hearing On Prison Chief
  15. Bill to decriminalize pot use criticized
  16. AG: Court Should Force Air BnB to Hand over TVR Hosts’ Records
  17. Taxpayers should pay for Kaneshiro’s attorneys, committee says  
  18. Number of registered firearms in Hawaii unknown, study finds
  19. Like HART and Kakaako Developers, HECO Does Not Believe Sea Level Rise Hype
  20. Robbins should pause rail transit at Middle Street, then take stock
  21. Anti-Agriculture Activists Cut Seed Industry in Half
  22. News of OHA “takeover” shows shallowness of reporting on Hawaiian issues
  23. After Hiring Russian Agent to Attack Hawaii Media, Gabbard Claims to have had no Contact with Russians
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Tuesday, February 5, 2019
February 5, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:53 PM :: 3284 Views
  1. HB1184: Infant Born Alive Protection Bill to be Heard
  2. Volcano Homeowners Face New Threat—From Government
  3. Hawaii's dangerous idea: Allowing people to smoke is equivalent to killing them
  4. Restaurant Closures Correlate to Minimum Wage Hikes
  5. Hirokazu Toiya named Director of Emergency Management
  6. Police prepare for TMT protests
  7. Council: Formby to Be Nominated—Will Keep Ozawa Staff in Place
  8. LoPresti asks court to reconsider his election challenge
  9. GET hike clears committee
  10. Maui Council Reaffirms Secretive Midnight Pay Hikes for Anti-GMO Staffers
  11. Disabled Workers Often Paid Far Below Minimum Wage
  12. Helicopter Tour Operators Seek Multi-Million Dollar Tax Break
  13. Ala Wai Flood Control Project under fire
  14. Civil Beat Sues To Get Teacher Misconduct Records
  15. These Lawmakers Think The State Should Charge $20 To Unblock Porn Sites
  16. Rep. Richard Creagan declares cigarette sales the moral equivalent of slavery and murder.
  17. Hawaii’s medical marijuana program on the rise, and out-of-state patients are on horizon
  18. 150 Children Forced to be Homeless by Their Drug Addict Parents
  19. Hospitals Post Prices—But Only Computers Can Read Them
  20. Cult Owned Stores use Artificial Intelligence to Catch Thieves
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Monday, February 4, 2019
February 4, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:18 PM :: 2626 Views
  1. Lyon Bribery: $240K to Buy DHHL Contract?
  2. Honolulu Ranks 72nd for Fiscal Health
  3. Honolulu 4th Deepest 'Sinkhole City'
  4. Legislative Preview: This Week's Bills on the Move
  5. Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
  6. Applicants Wanted for State Campaign Spending Commission
  7. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted February 3, 2019
  8. 174 Homeless flock to Iwilei rest stop—Only 8 use social services
  9. Far Fewer HPD Officers Were Fired Or Suspended Last Year
  10. HB424: Annual Whine About Private Prisons Already Dead in Legislature
  11. Many chafe at tourism growth
  12. Russia Today: ‘Kremlin’s crush’ Tulsi Gabbard goes full tilt
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Sunday, February 3, 2019
February 3, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:03 PM :: 2964 Views
  1. NBC News: Russia's propaganda machine discovers 2020 Democratic candidate Tulsi Gabbard
  2. VIDEO: Crowd of 'Dozens' at Tulsi Presidential Campaign Launch
  3. Tax Hike Creativity Abounds at our Legislature
  4. Legislators Pressure OHA on Audit, LLCs 
  5. Sex Harassment: New House Rules "add another layer of silence"
  6. Auditor: Should Insurers be Required to Cover Mainland Air Ambulance?
  7. States with the Best Dental Health -- Hawaii Ranks 15th
  8. HB1191: House Committee Passes Minimum Wage Hike
  9. HB1509: Ban Tobacco Cigs, not E-Cigs
  10. Push to legalize recreational marijuana grows
  11. HB1574: Tobacco Tax for E Cigs
  12. Legislators Propose Changes to Voting System
  13. Ranked Choice Voting Rears its Ugly Head (again)
  14. With Hanabusa Out of the Way, Hawaii May Finally Get Aegis Ashore
  15. Shapiro Hissy Fit Trumps Ozawa
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Saturday, February 2, 2019
February 2, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:44 PM :: 2712 Views
  1. Gabbard Cult Hires Scientology Lawyer to Intimidate Hawaii Media
  2. Abortion Rich: Hawaii Planned Parenthood Buys up Mills in Indiana, Kentucky  
  3. The Inequality of the Equality Act: Concerns from the Left
  4. 14 candidates nominated to temporarily fill Council seat
  5. Commission: Squeeze $1.3M out of 20,000 Property Owners
  6. New jail a consultant’s paradise
  7. HPD misconduct report reveals multiple officers found driving under the influence of alcohol 
  8. Mokulele to Fly First Commercial Electric Planes
  9. Hu Honua Faces Another Lawsuit
  10. Tulsi Gabbard Kicks Off 2020 Campaign With $2 Million In The Bank
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Friday, February 1, 2019
February 1, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:13 PM :: 3388 Views
  1. Hawaii GE Tax Hits 105.08% of Personal Income
  2. UH Regents Reject Plan to Cut Tuition Rates
  3. Kauai Dairy Quits: "No Regulatory Path Forward"
  4. City steps up approach to control feral cat population
  5. Tourist Arrivals up 5.9% for 2018
  6. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted January 27, 2019
  7. Birth Tourism Bust: Hawaii Easier to Clear Customs
  8. Looking for housing in all the wrong places
  9. Monsanto, Blue Planet, Exxon Mobil, 350 Hawaii -- Support Carbon Taxes
  10. Unintended Consequences of Clean Energy Initiative
  11. Environmentalists plan to rally against proposed Big Island bioenergy plant
  12. No to Regressive Fuel Tax Hikes
  13. How Oahu Road Supply is Purposefully Restricted to Create Traffic Jams
  14. Kim Asks Legislature for GE Tax Hike Flexibility
  15. Star-Adv: It Takes Real Political Skill to Stick it to Seniors, Disabled
  16. Caldwell the only Permanent Staff on Rail Project
  17. Airbnb criticizes Hawaii attempt to subpoena host records
  18. Airbnb in Honolulu has high demand, low return on investment, study finds
  19. Almost Half The Senate Signs On To Bill To Legalize Recreational Marijuana
  20. Ban on (tobacco) cigarette sales proposed for Hawaii
  21. Auditor to look at DPP building permitting delays
  22. SA  Editorial: Election system needs reforming
  23. Stadium Authority Deploys Fake Rust Report
  24. Council Give First Approval to Plastic Straw Ban
  25. Make example out of trouble-making homeless
  26. HUD renews homeless funding for Hawaii and Guam
  27. Gabbard has 16th-Highest Staff Turnover in Congress
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