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Thursday, February 29, 2024
February 29, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:13 PM :: 2090 Views
  1. EXTENDED: Applicants Wanted for State Ethics Commission
  2. Hawaii Worst State to Be Middle Income from a Tax Perspective
  3. Climate Activist And Liberal Billionaire Quietly Gobbles Up Rural Land In Hawaii
  4. Major Energy Companies Ask SCOTUS To Intervene In Hawaii Climate Lawsuit
  5. BS Busted: Green Caught Lying About Number of Vacation Rentals
  6. Structural, Intractable, Pervasive: The Ali’i Trust Agenda
  7. Council adopts ‘monster homes’ measure
  8. Judge Denies Defendant Request to use Alleged Hit Contract to Generate Delay Trial In Kaneshiro Case
  9. ‘That’s A Lot Of Money’: Maui Council Signs Off On Funding For Private Security In Lahaina Burn Zone
  10. Senate Bill Would Boost Salary Cap For Hawaii Schools Chief To $300K
  11. Shoplifter? Thank a Legislator
  12. Witness Intimidation: Buntenbah to forfeit house?
  13. Hawaii Legislators: QUEST should buy drugs for the Homeless
  14. Honolulu's On The Hook For Another $100K Defending Ex-Cops Sued Over Makaha Crash
  15. Chronically polluted beaches in Hawaii continue trend, Surfrider report finds
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Wednesday, February 28, 2024
February 28, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:03 PM :: 1239 Views
  1. Green Launches Compensation Fund for Lahaina Dead, Injured
  2. Unlicensed Midwives Sue State
  3. Bills increasing costs for tourists moving through Hawaii Legislature 
  4. Lahaina: State Senators Push for 1,000 Permanent FEMA Units 
  5. Not so Smart: Affordable Housing Loss Study Debunked
  6. Lahaina: Army Corps of Engineers Transfers Temporary School to DoE
  7. SB3196: Senate Committee Waters Down Gun Control Bill
  8. Global Warming Solution: Convince Tourists to Stay Longer in Hawaii
  9. State Grabs for Rail Tax Money
  10. Maui family forced to move away claims landlord displaced them to house fire survivors
  11. Senate Panel Rejects Confirmation Of Interim UH Regents Chair
  12. 2 teens arrested following alleged sex assault of special needs student at Oahu middle school
  13. Assault Rifles And Shotguns Would Still Be Allowed In Hawaii Under Amended SB3186
  14. Kalaupapa Tours Remain Shut Down 4 Years After Pandemic Closure
  15. Kakaako: Complete Streets a Complete Mess
  16. Arson? Kauai Fire Deals $20 Million Blow To Affordable Housing
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Tuesday, February 27, 2024
February 27, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:39 PM :: 1792 Views
  1. Hawaiʻi educators urged to take part in presidential selection process
  2. SHOPO & Maui County Reach Agreement on COVID Hazard Pay
  3. The real cost of returning to the office in Hawaii
  4. COVERUP: HART has never been audited and will now cancel next audit
  5. Affordable if you make $186K per Year
  6. Almost 12,000 affordable homes in Hawaii could be lost over next 20 years, study says
  7. These Billionaires Own 11% Of Hawaii's Private Land
  8. Donna Mercado Kim Meets UH Regents. What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
  9. Puna 2005: Another Girl Almost Tortured to Death
  10. Alleged Kakaako Killer Was Convicted of Rape One Year Ago--and yet was out on the street
  11. Judge to decide if high-profile case should be delayed because of murder-for-hire probe
  12. Miske allegedly threatened a girlfriend’s ex: Like so many others, he ‘declined to prosecute’ 
  13. Honolulu police fire 3 officers in Makaha crash case
  14. $58K to Dry out a Bum
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Monday, February 26, 2024
February 26, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:26 PM :: 2704 Views
  1. How do criminals become foster parents in Hawaii?
  2. Reports show assisted suicide continues to grow in Hawaii
  3. Recreational Marijuana Bills on the Move
  4. Taxes, Housing, Energy: High Costs Driving People out of Hawaii
  5. Hawaii Democrats Presidential Caucus Set for March 6
  6. Hawaii needs better budgeting for Maui recovery
  7. You Will Pay for Maui Fire Property Damage: Look out for $5B 'Fund 2'
  8. Converting Maui vacation rentals to longer-term housing causing frustration for owners
  9. Biden Administration: New Federal Money for More Useless Rail 
  10. School Facilities Administration was Just a Scam to Grab Federal Funds
  11. DHHL changes $600M spending plan to prioritize land purchasing over home construction 
  12. FBI Threatens Politically Incorrect Mid-PAC Basketball Players
  13. House bill preventing a mayor or governor from suspending electronic media transmissions
  14. SB3159 / HB2470: Stop Vexatious Litigants
  15. Most insurance-related bills to help those in Lava Zones 1, 2 have stalled 
  16. Kapalama Container Terminal is almost built; that only took about 30 years
  17. Chemical attacks described by witnesses in Miske trial
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Sunday, February 25, 2024
February 25, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:16 PM :: 1435 Views
  1. The Department’s Quest to Nullify Evidence
  2. DoTax: State Tax Credits You Can Claim
  3. City Demands Energy Use Data on Apartments and Commercial Buildings
  4. 15% State Budget Cut Threatened by Hawaii’s Failure to Build Housing
  5. Hawaii has done poorly with grandiose cannabis authorities
  6. Column: Crackdown on short-term units will hurt isle people
  7. DHHL Plan: More Paper Leases
  8. Ethics Reform: After two Bribery Arrests, Legislators Set to do Nothing (again)
  9. SB2322: Money for Surfrider’s Fake Bacteria Counts
  10. County to Set up Massive Festering Homeless Tent City in Hilo?
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Saturday, February 24, 2024
February 24, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:37 PM :: 1817 Views
  1. Ninth Circuit to rehear Hawaii butterfly knife ban
  2. Green Kills off 'Affordable' Housing Group, Hands Authority to HHFDC
  3. 133 Candidates Pull Papers Statewide
  4. After Wrecking Tourism Industry, DeFries to Take Over as Executive Director of Mauna Kea Oversight Authority
  5. Schatz points to ‘paralysis by analysis’ in Maui housing debate
  6. M Nightclub photos invite questions about Miske’s hidden ownership
  7. Hawaii Will Pay $60K To An Inmate Who Suffered A Broken Jaw In 2019 Maui Jail Riot
  8. HB1601 Stop Arresting Wife Beaters and Drunk Drivers
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Friday, February 23, 2024
February 23, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:38 PM :: 4426 Views
  1. Kennedy on Hawaii Ballot with 'We The People Party'
  2. Hawaii committee to discuss $25 tourism tax Friday
  3. UHERO: Hawaii Economy Slowing
  4. Hawaii Insiders Plot: Kill Seabright and Wheat?
  5. 3 adults accused of torture, starvation death of 10-year-old girl plead not guilty
  6. Habitual Violent Misdemeanor Bill Necessary For Community’s Safety
  7. Chinese Police on Patrol in Kiribati
  8. Maui Temporary Housing: State Games System to Milk FEMA for Every Penny
  9. Cost of Housing Lahaina Residents may Lead to ‘Furlough Fridays’ unless FEMA Ponies Up for Hotels
  10. Buttigieg visits Skyline while 0.3% of Oahu rides rail
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Thursday, February 22, 2024
February 22, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:23 PM :: 1408 Views
  1. SB3381: Stop Lahaina Property Owners from Rebuilding
  2. VIDEO: Biological Parents of Ariel Sellers Speak
  3. Anti-Gun Bills Scheduled for Decision Making Hearings in the Senate Judiciary Committee
  4. Pop-Up Village For 350 Maui Fire Survivors Has Been Blocked for Months by Red Tape
  5. Lawmakers Question Plans For Governor's Maui Wildfire Death Settlement Fund
  6. SB2475: Stop Recycling Child Molesters
  7. Republicans Fail to Oust Nago as Chief Elections Officer
  8. Man already serving life was sentenced in murder-for-hire case tied to the Mike Miske case
  9. Vehicle towing rates in Hawaii could more than double this year
  10. Hale Hookah co-owner pleads not guilty to drug charges
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Wednesday, February 21, 2024
February 21, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:04 PM :: 2439 Views
  1. Trump: Tulsi Gabbard on Short List for Vice President
  2. More cost, More delay: Green Signs 'PLA' for Lahaina Rebuild
  3. Executive Order: Hawaii is a 'Trauma-Informed' State
  4. DoH: Exposing tobacco marketing to Hawai‘i’s youth
  5. Rule Forcing Corrupt Project Labor Agreements Will Face Legal Challenges
  6. FCKBLM? Censorship Leads to 23% Decrease in Personalized License Plate Requests
  7. Senate Approves Publicly Funded Election Bill
  8. Feds Obtain More Than $1.9 Million in Forfeitures from Hawaii Illegal Gambling Operations
  9. Water Activists Delaying Lahaina FEMA Trailers--Just Like they delayed firefighting water
  10. Lahaina Temporary Housing Delays Caused by Water Activists cost State $60M and counting
  11. Lahaina Homeowners Prohibited from Parking trailer on their Burned-Out property
  12. 44% of Residents Thinking About Leaving Hawaii
  13. Are Locals Happier on the Mainland?
  14. Short-term vacation rentals impact Hawaii’s housing market only 5%
  15. Honolulu ethics panel mulls gift prohibition for all city employees
  16. Kupuna testify against purchase of Kauai apartments for DHHL beneficiaries
  17. School bus driver shortage has lawmakers looking at other options
  18. Boyfriend of drowning victim claims inadequate response by police, fire
  19. Repeat Offenders Must be released so they can Repeat Again
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Tuesday, February 20, 2024
February 20, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:22 PM :: 1159 Views
  1. Hawaiʻi’s future jobs: 70% require postsecondary education by 2031
  2. Cockfighting fans fight Northern Mariana ban at Ninth Circuit
  3. Tax Hike News: COVID giveaway to Public Employees plus Maui Fire Costs Could Top $1B This Year Alone
  4. Legislature Plans ‘Fundamental Change’ for HECO:  Yes, its a Rate Hike
  5. How Green Amendment to Hawaii Constitution will make Fuel and Electricity More Expensive
  6. The Plan is Working as Intended:  1,500+ families believed to have left Maui since August wildfires
  7. Carpenters Union Illegally Voids Maui Mayor’s Nominees for Boards and Commissions
  8. House marijuana debate shows softening support for legalization in Hawaii
  9. Food prices increase at grocery stores and restaurants
  10. After 20 Years of Violations, Administrative order between EPA, Hawaii county demands improvements to aging sewage plants
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Monday, February 19, 2024
February 19, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:13 PM :: 1679 Views
  1. True housing reform seems a strong possibility 
  2. SB3196 Bans Many Types of Guns
  3. Wahiawa Child Abuse Death--Who Should Have Known?
  4. Bill requires teachers accused of sexual misconduct to surrender licenses
  5. UH Manoa: “So much antisemitism on campus”
  6. WSJ: Hawaii Wants Visitors to Pay a Tourist Tax to … uh … Help Prevent the Next Disaster, yeah that’s it
  7. Hawaii Legislators Seek To Outlaw AI-Generated Political Misinformation
  8. Can crowdsourcing improve reporting of the Miske Trial?
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Sunday, February 18, 2024
February 18, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:16 PM :: 2992 Views
  1. Skimming Nuclear Munitions Contract? Lawsuit Alleges Dawson is Fake Hawaiian Company
  2. The ConAm Returns Again
  3. City May be Short on Sanitation Trucks for Months to Come
  4. Hawaii's high cost of living is due to “one little thing after another, just building on each other”
  5. 111 Candidates Pull Papers Statewide
  6. Lahaina Cleanup is Scam to Keep Owners off their own Properties
  7. Exodus of Hawaii residents cost state $185M in lost taxes since 2020
  8. Hawaii is the only U.S. state that taxes Medicare, Medicaid and TriCare insurance benefits
  9. FEMA housing far from burned properties in West Maui
  10. SB2693: Outlaw Kaniela Ing’s Lahaina Charity Scam
  11. Blangiardi’s biggest decision was to halt construction of the city rail line before reaching all the way to Ala Moana.
  12. City auditor reviews building permit department
  13. More Empty promises on horizon for future Hawaiian homestead leases
  14. Taxpayers Are On The Hook For $1.25 Million After The State Failed To Provide Water To An Oahu Farmer
  15. Child welfare bureaucracy’s debilitating “cover your ass” mentality must be replaced
  16. HB1799/SB2670: Help Gays Access Fresh Schoolboys
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Saturday, February 17, 2024
February 17, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:37 PM :: 1718 Views
  1. Hawaii is State With the Least Disposable Income
  2. Decision on advisory group for UH president’s search postponed
  3. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted February 17, 2024
  4. Rail: Another GE Tax Increase on the Agenda
  5. Prosecutors seek forfeiture of Buntenbah’s House
  6. DHS: We do not inspects Guardian or Adoptive Homes Unless Credible Complaint is Made
  7. Hawaiian Airlines shareholders approve proposed acquisition by Alaska Air Group
  8. Remembering Sara Yara: Community comes together to sign wave
  9. Alleged Molester Allegedly Confessed to HPD in 2020--Four Years Later Finally Extradited to Texas
  10. Thousands of pounds of illegal fireworks seized
  11. Navy’s new $3.4 billion dry dock in Hawaii is most expensive project in service’s history
  12. Mayor Blangiardi OKs aid to rail-affected small businesses
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Friday, February 16, 2024
February 16, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:55 PM :: 1261 Views
  1. Gun bills pass Hawaii Senate committee
  2. Debt: Honolulu 3rd-Worst Sinkhole City
  3. CNHA’s Latest Grift: “Something illegal on the side”
  4. Defendant In Kaneshiro Case May Pose Danger To Others, Probation Officer Says
  5. Hearing to unseal adoption, foster care documents in Isabella Kalua case set
  6. Criminal Mother Arrested While Beating Boys in Street
  7. WAM Chair Calls Private Meeting To Discuss Maui's Public Disaster
  8. Queens to Close Wahiawa General Inpatient Facilities
  9. Many Female HS Athletes without lockerrooms 6 Years After lawsuit
  10. Educational worker safety bill advances but removes increased harassment penalties
  11. State prevails in ‘reverting’ land under affordable housing project
  12. State receives green light on redevelopment of Mayor Wright homes (Again)
  13. After Four Years on Streets, One Homeless Person Finally Agrees to Accept Shelter
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Thursday, February 15, 2024
February 15, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:05 PM :: 1562 Views
  1. Tulsi for VP? Trump talks with Gabbard about U.S. defense
  2. Rabbi Sues Hawaii County Over Mounting Fines for Hosting Small Religious Gatherings in His Home
  3. CWS Used Guardianship as Legal Loophole to Place Tortured Girl in Home with Convicted Felon?
  4. Will Property Owners be Allowed to Rebuild? Community Opposes HCDA Takeover of Lahaina
  5. Another Labor Cost for Business: Momentum Grows For Comprehensive Paid Family Leave In Hawaii
  6. Soft on Crime: Thugs Walk Free After beating Security Guard to Death
  7. Louis Kealoha Wants Reduced Sentence
  8. Testimony in Miske trial pivots to alleged chemical attack on rival nightclub
  9. The Packed Hawaii State Hospital May Soon See A Surge In Patients From A Private Facility
  10. 'Swarm team' investigates increasing chemical detections in Pearl Harbor's drinking water
  11. Still towing complaints 3 years after changes to state law
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Wednesday, February 14, 2024
February 14, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:46 PM :: 1093 Views
  1. HPD: First Amber Alert in 19 Years Results in Safe Recovery of Two Boys
  2. Big Island: Low Winds Lead to Rolling Blackouts
  3. Three Anti-Gun Bills Scheduled to be Heard
  4. Liberation of crypto is win for Hawaii
  5. Hawaiian Electric 2023 Annual report: Still profitable except for Lahaina Litigation
  6. Advocates call for change of legal guardianship policies
  7. Lahaina Fire Death Toll Rises To 101 After Police Identify Remains Of Missing Person  
  8. Survivors’ Monthly Hotel Bill: $15,000 paid by FEMA
  9. SB2762 Rent Control: After Rent Subsidies Create Crisis, Legislators prepare to Make it Worse
  10. Bills For UBER/LYFT Ride-Share Fee And A Climate-Impact Fee Advance
  11. Some Reform Bills Are Simply Ignored Until They Die — And They Start Dying Friday
  12. 65 Shell Bills on the Move
  13. Pension Scam behind Star-Advertiser bankruptcy?
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Tuesday, February 13, 2024
February 13, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:57 PM :: 3099 Views
  1. SB3381: HCDA will use Eminent Domain to Take Over Lahaina Make it in to High End Resort Area
  2. Bribe-Taking Cocaine Dealer J Kalani ‘Powdernose’ English to get Early Release
  3. Lahaina Fire Charity Scam News: Kaniela Ing Faces More Charges Of Campaign Spending Violations
  4. Torture House Foster parent Requests Release -- Denied
  5. Miske was Child Abuser, got Probation
  6. Labor Trafficking: Getting Away With It
  7. Lahaina Death Trap: The Day Fire Engulfed Kuhua Street
  8. Secret Hawaii Energy Cabal Fades Away
  9. Why an M&A swoop in Hawaii is a big bet on the yen
  10. Gov. Green calls new Hawaii housing bill ‘unconstitutional’
  11. Hawaiʻi to build out housing services with Medicaid under new federal program
  12. Driver Chose Which Cop would Administer DUI Test
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Monday, February 12, 2024
February 12, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:39 PM :: 1466 Views
  1. 9th Circuit To Hear Oral Argument in Absentee Voting Case for Citizens in U.S. Territories
  2. Kaheohe 'comprehensive' homeless solution houses only 34 people
  3. Blangiardi announces Andy Sugg as new Chief of Staff
  4. Miske trial picks up after a week of Witness Intimidation
  5. Green Pushing Tax Hikes
  6. Tourism: Another Year of Stagnation
  7. HB1611: Stop Recycling Bad Cops?
  8. Local Food?  DoE has a solution--‘give us more money’
  9. 2023: A Year of Hawaiian Spyin'
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Sunday, February 11, 2024
February 11, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:42 PM :: 1532 Views
  1. Father:  DHS and Catholic Charities both involved in Geanna Bradley Placement in Torture House
  2. Nearly 5,000 Maui fire victims remain in hotels
  3. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted February 10, 2024
  4. SB3196: More Gun Control on the Agenda
  5. Hawaii energy policy bedeviled by price, reliability tradeoffs
  6. Hoarding School Impact Fees
  7. 93 Candidates Pull Papers Statewide
  8. SB3381: HCDA to Control Lahaina Redevelopment?
  9. HB2762: OHA to Build Casino at Kakaako Makai?
  10. Mafia News: SHOPO Lawyer Devens Planted on Supreme Court to Block Release of Police Disciplinary Records
  11. LOL: Hawaii Version of ‘Three-Strike’ bill for repeat violent offenders -- Prosecutors will actually be allowed to charge a felony
  12. Hawaii teens report persistent mental-health problems
  13. A ‘Shockingly Broken System’: Hawaii Failing To Meet ANY Child Care Safety Regulations
  14. BJ Penn for … Council?
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Saturday, February 10, 2024
February 10, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:04 PM :: 2590 Views
  1. AGAIN: Family Court Gave Another Girl to Another Convicted Felon, She was also starved and tortured to death
  2. Naming Names: Which Honolulu Lawyers are Helping Miske Catch Informants?
  3. Wahiawa Foster Girl Tortured, Murdered
  4. Article misrepresents status of Hawaii ballot bill
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Friday, February 9, 2024
February 9, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:20 PM :: 1152 Views
  1. Maui Fires: Green, Bissen Feds Six-Month Update
  2. Guam Meth Kingpin Gets 30 Years
  3. Hawaii 2nd-Worst State for Fatal Crashes Involving Unlicensed Drivers
  4. 'Spirit of Aloha' Hawaii Supreme Court gun ruling brings praise and ridicule
  5. SB2392: Hawaii committee advances bill that could keep Trump off the ballot
  6. Bill 21:  Emergency building permits for Maui Fire Survivors
  7. Lahaina family excited to rebuild home after fire debris is cleared from property  
  8. After listening Tour, House GOP Champions ‘Common Sense’ Bills, Conservative Values
  9. Unaffordable Affordables: Another $10M Subsidy for Black Sand, Kobayashi
  10. Big Island Police Discipline: Exhibitionist and a Burglar
  11. HB1626: To Keep More Criminals on the Streets,  Shorten Probation Periods
  12. As Always Intended: Waimanalo Gulch to be Extended
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Thursday, February 8, 2024
February 8, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:54 PM :: 1078 Views
  1. UHERO: After Six Months of 'Relief' Lahaina Survivors Health Worsens
  2. Kula Fire Recovery: "No one is coming to save you"
  3. Hawaii Supreme Court Rejects Major Second Amendment Rulings in New Gun-Carry Decision
  4. Blackouts cast doubt on renewable energy mandates
  5. House to Consider Three Bills to Reduce Cost of Living
  6. Maui wildfires leadership void -- Six Months Still No Answers
  7. Glittering Illusion: Fake Proposal to ban foreign purchase of Hawaii land draws 2,000 testimonies
  8. Real Purpose of fake ‘Anti-Trump’ Bill: Create process to handle Candidate Challenges?
  9. Hawaii Child Welfare Polygamy Procurement
  10. Child starvation death: Adults all got Probation and time served 
  11. HB1610 Killed: Would have capped Cost of UIPA Requests
  12. Legalize?  Marijuana Behind 70% of Auto Accidents
  13. Witnesses allege HPD officer tossed what appeared to be beer bottles from SUV after crash
  14. ‘Basically collapsing’: Buried WWII-era landfill plagues high school’s athletic complex
  15. Disabled Veterans Get Big Discount on Kauai Property Taxes
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Wednesday, February 7, 2024
February 7, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:58 PM :: 1710 Views
  1. Star-Advertiser Profitable ... except
  2. A social tax policy I could agree with
  3. DLNR: Court Ruling Protects Endangered Hawaii Birds from 'Save the Mosquito' Activists
  4. Hawaii Information Practices: Annual Report for 2023
  5. HPD Hits Critic with Bogus Sex Case
  6. Witnesses allege HPD officer tossed what appeared to be beer bottles from SUV after crash
  7. SB2475: Schools to Stop Recycling Child Molesters?
  8. Anti-Insurrectionist Ballot Bill  Passes Committee 3-2
  9. DHHL Buying Kauai’s last ‘Affordable’ Apartment Complex--Residents to be Evicted? 
  10. Families Stopped Paying Rent During The Red Hill Water Crisis. Now Their Landlord Wants To Collect
  11. New law to protect renters from background check fees
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Tuesday, February 6, 2024
February 6, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:48 PM :: 1721 Views
  1. Family Court Secrets: Two Years After Ariel Sellers Murder, Kaluas Still Retain Parental Rights
  2. Court: HMSA Physician Contracts “oppressive, unconscionable, and unenforceable”
  3. Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
  4. Lahaina Fire: Maui PD After Action Report Full Text
  5. Kaneshiro, Mitsunaga want key evidence excluded from corruption trial
  6. Witness Intimidation: Defend Hawaii owner back in federal custody after instigating a Waikiki brawl
  7. Finger-Pointing On State's latest Botched IT Job
  8. State psychiatric hospital overcrowded with patients who don’t have medical needs
  9. Wahiawa General Hospital forced to transfer patients after air condition breakdown
  10. DoE Lunchroom Food Goes to Feed Pigs
  11. The Game Management Advisory Commission Was Created To Be The Voice Of Hawaii's Hunters. Is Anyone Listening?
  12. University of Hawaii selects film studio developer for West Oahu
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Monday, February 5, 2024
February 5, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:16 PM :: 1174 Views
  1. Long Lines Suppress Republican Votes on Election Day:  City Clerk Plans to do it Again in 2024
  2. Let’s Fulfill MLK’s Dream in Hawai‘i
  3. Hawaii’s cost-of-living problem is an economic freedom problem
  4. Hawaii: Never a shortage of costly and grandiose project proposals
  5. Danger: 200 tax bills being considered by Legislature
  6. Lawmakers seek clarity on possible connections between suspects in 2 acid attacks while serving time
  7. Taxpayers will likely have to fork over $12.5M for latest settlement in high-speed police chase
  8. Green Energy is a Joke: Hawaii building Six More Diesel Plants disguised as ‘biodiesel’
  9. Green Energy: Means ‘More Expensive’--Let’s call it ‘Carbon Cashback’
  10. Green Means ‘More Expensive’--Let’s call it ‘Climate Fee’
  11. Will New Property Tax Backfire on DoE Bureaucracy?
  12. Lahaina Fires Become Excuse du Jour
  13. Campaign Cash Rolls in to Usual Incumbents
  14. Insurance Company Led By HECO Board Chair Is Suing His Own Utility Over The Maui Fires
  15. Shelters are Retirement Centers for Career Homeless
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Sunday, February 4, 2024
February 4, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:43 PM :: 1481 Views
  1. What Were They Thinking?
  2. Maui 'Renewable' Power Plant--Surprise, its Diesel!
  3. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted February 3, 2024
  4. Kauai: Tourism Industry Scores Another Big Win Over Agriculture 
  5. SB3350: Outlaw Supreme Court Justice Vlad Devens’ Mafia Trick
  6. HB1537 DoE Money Grab: Create New Property Tax, Rob Counties
  7. Bill to raise Hawaii DOE superintendent pay cap sparks controversy
  8. Would Public Campaign Financing Help Republicans?
  9. Miske trial as performance
  10. An alarming uptick in crime alerts HPD
  11. Hawaii County officials eyeing possible sites for massive festering homeless tent cities
  12. Money News: Mizuno and Moku are the Latest to Pretend to do Something About Homelessness
  13. UH: 530 Dorms Closed --- going on 1,186
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Saturday, February 3, 2024
February 3, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:22 PM :: 1190 Views
  1. DCCA Dumps Mis-Named 'Innovation Lab': Crypto Suddenly Deregulated
  2. Alaska and Hawaii Delegations Seek Medicare Reimbursement Flexibility for Rural Hospitals
  3. Kalani HS Wins 2024 Hawaiʻi LifeSmarts State Competition
  4. HB 106: Mayors to be Judge, Jury, Executioner?
  5. DHS Expands Preschool Open Doors Program to Age 3
  6. HIDOE seeks feedback on revising student journalism policy
  7. HB2700: How Much Will Taxpayers Fork Out to Protect Hawaiian Electric from Litigation Over Wildfire Damage?
  8. Cover-Up: After Four Years of Stalling, HART Board scrapping internal audit
  9. Legislator Proposes Ban on Public Mask Wearing
  10. Artificial Intelligence: Legislators Threatened by Competition?
  11. 'Starting the conversation' -- Maui officials consider launching intra-county ferry system
  12. Oregon high court says 10 GOP state senators who staged long walkout can’t run for reelection
  13. Former Schofield soldier is ordered jailed in Jan. 6 attack
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Saturday, February 3, 2024
Letters to the Editor February, 2024
By Letters to the Editor @ 2:01 AM :: 1258 Views

HB 106: Mayors to be Judge, Jury, Executioner?

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Friday, February 2, 2024
February 2, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:38 PM :: 1723 Views
  1. Day One: 50 Candidates Pull Papers Statewide
  2. PUC Approves $95M Rate Hike for 5-year HECO grid resilience plan
  3. HECO New Welcome Home Rate: $0.62 per kwh
  4. HECO: Blackouts This Weekend Will be Longer than Usual Thanks to New Policy
  5. Vietnam Veterans Memorial: Wall That Heals Coming to Maui
  6. Top Miske Lieutenant was Fake Cop and FBI informant
  7. Nightmare: With Stroke of Pen, Blangiardi unleashes more spending for more useless Rail
  8. Campaign Donations Roll In For Honolulu Mayor's Reelection Bid
  9. Mazie Hirono Reelection Fund $1.8M: Bought n paid for by Military-Industrial Complex 
  10. Hotels Unions Think This is Year they can wipe out Vacation rentals
  11. Commercial ocean operators: Proposed permitting system would sink their industry
  12. Maui Has Yet To Launch A Covid-Era Housing Program That Could Provide $24 Million In Relief To Fire Survivors
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Thursday, February 1, 2024
February 1, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:45 PM :: 1187 Views
  1. 18 Years Later State Wins Dannenberg EUTF Suit
  2. Reduce Minimum Lot Size to Lower Housing Costs
  3. Three Ways to Lower Hawaii's Cost of Living
  4. COVID Money: HGEA Awarded $150M--and it is just the beginning
  5. Ken Lawson’s Favorite Pimp Busted for Pimping Again
  6. Federal investigation and indictment of three city officials started with complaint from HPD
  7. After Fraser’s murder, Miske felt emboldened.
  8. The Illusion of Carbon Taxes
  9. Hawaii Ranks #10 for Congenital Syphilis
  10. Will More Hotel Railings Fall?
  11. Green has Appointed Six Legislators, and Counting
  12. Election Dis-Integrity?
  13. Another Schizophrenic killed on street because doo-gooders shut lunatic asylums down
  14. Honolulu Police Fired For Buying Gun Parts, Domestic Violence And Not Activating Bodycam
  15. Dumb and Expensive Plan for Lahaina Debris: Move it Twice
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