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Tuesday, June 30, 2020
June 30, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:06 PM :: 2864 Views
  1. Ige Nominee to re-Shape Hawaii Supreme Court?
  2. Aug 1 Reopening Details: “We’re working on that” 
  3. HSTA-DoE Agree to More Fake ‘Distance Learning’
  4. HSTA Pres: My Members Will Get Paid for Work from Home Days this Fall—We Will Block Standardized Testing Again Next Year
  5. Honolulu Star-Advertiser To Lose 12 Journalists
  6. Racial Disparities Emerge In HPD Enforcement Of Stay-At-Home Violations
  7. Department of Retaliation: Honolulu Fire Department Infighting Places Rescue Units in Moldy Basement
  8. Funding could save a program helping women transition to post-prison life
  9. SB2206: Gut n Replace Bill would permit festering homeless tent cities on all state land
  10. SR159: Make Sovereignty Activists into a Protected Class so they Can’t be Prosecuted for their Criminal Activities
  11. HB2035/SB2012: Bills pending at the Hawaii Legislature would aid local ranchers and farmers.
  12. Honolulu Bill 2 Would Unbundle Parking
  13. Felony child pornography charges filed against an Oahu little league coach
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Monday, June 29, 2020
June 29, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 11:21 AM :: 2155 Views
  1. Aggressive contact tracing by state identifies new COVID cases
  2. Some of Abigail Kawananakoa’s items are going up for auction. That’s raising concerns
  3. Debating Christopher Deedy, again
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Sunday, June 28, 2020
June 28, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:22 PM :: 1955 Views
  1. Honolulu police chief says department doesn’t need reforms despite recent spike in fatal shootings by officers
  2. Distance Learning? Students MIA
  3. Pandemic or not, legislators open vault for public workers
  4. Honolulu city bus driver tests positive for coronavirus
  5. Time will tell if Gov. David Ige’s slow-steady style proves wise against COVID-19
  6. Union expresses concern about hotel worker safety
  7. Cruise Ships Heading for Hawaii in October
  8. Work from home era may leave rail behind
  9. ‘It was hamajang’: East Oahu residents sue the city over shoddy road work
  10. Who is going to pay for Aloha Stadium’s health and safety repairs?
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Saturday, June 27, 2020
June 27, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:57 PM :: 1965 Views
  1. Tourism Industry Kept 33% of Hawaii Households on Edge of Poverty—and that was before COVID
  2. Lawmakers, schools superintendent trade blame for lack of preparation ahead of school reopenings
  3. Hawaii vacation rentals see low occupancy, demand amid Covid-19 restrictions
  4. Hawaii Attorney General victimized by identity thieves who targeted unemployment program
  5. Legislators Allocate $7M to Remove Homeless Trash, ACLU Whines About it
  6. COVID Tourism Control: State set to reopen Hana Highway to public
  7. High court rules in favor of county on timeshare taxes
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Friday, June 26, 2020
June 26, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:26 PM :: 2464 Views
  1. Reopening Means Spying: State-County Database to Track Your Movements ‘In Real Time’ 
  2. HB460 Spying: State senators to introduce bill that would require Hawaii's visitors to document where they'll be staying
  3.  As tax revenues drop, Honolulu’s rail project faces $450M funding shortfall and new delays
  4. Gut and Replace Hawaii Supreme Court Oral Argument
  5. HB2502: Lawmakers pare back quarantine-powers bill after public concern
  6. Union organizes mass COVID-19 testing for hospitality workers, it calls on employers to follow suit
  7. Different Kind of Tourist?  Under Quarantine only Cheap Hotels have any Occupancy
  8. Steep Drop in Real Estate Prices Coming?
  9. Supreme Court declines to hear appeal in Christopher Deedy trial—Prosecutors will Try ‘Plan C’
  10. Charlatans Whip Up Big Island Mob over missing children—Councilmember Warns Against Vigilantism
  11. Thousands of Mainlanders sign petition calling for the removal of 1874 Hawaiian Kingdom Era Captain Cook monument
  12. Trump wants federal hiring to focus on skills over degrees
  13. Condo associations again face liability for past “wrongful foreclosures”
  14. "Renewable Energy” is easy to grasp and slippery to define
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Thursday, June 25, 2020
June 25, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:29 PM :: 2672 Views
  1. Surprise: Public Employee Wage Hikes Total $150M
  2. Group drops lawsuit against Gov. Ige's emergency proclamation
  3. Hawaii Economic Chief: Tourism Is ‘Who We Are’ And Must Be Rebuilt
  4. Hawaii Ready to take more COVID so Bring It
  5. Hawaii lawmakers advance police reform bill that’s been obstructed for years   
  6. Police Shootings Soar Under Ballard
  7. Bill expands state powers on quarantine and health emergencies
  8. Ala Moana Towers Designed to Create Rail Route?
  9. Child abuse bill advances
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Wednesday, June 24, 2020
June 24, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 11:03 PM :: 2608 Views
  1. ‚Äč20 Years Of Honolulu Police Misconduct Summaries Document Serious Bad Behavior
  2. Laughing at Your Sacrifice: Lawmakers give preliminary approval to $70M public-worker raises
  3. Chamber of Commerce Hawaii urges Ige to create a ‘definitive plan’ for reopening transpacific travel
  4. Oahu restaurants ask for delay in starting plastic-ban law
  5. State Cutting Lifeguards—Will Counties Pick Up Expense?
  6. Sacrifice: Maui County to Create Entire New Department? 
  7. 20 Years Of Honolulu Police Misconduct Summaries Document Serious Bad Behavior
  8. Facial recognition surveillance to screen for COVID-19 at Hawaii airports in July
  9. Lawmakers call on state to give all 14,000 seniors at Hawaii care homes a COVID-19 test
  10. NTSB to investigate loss of 21 shipping containers from barge off Big Island
  11. DLIR Effort to Transform Uber Contractors into Employees delays unemployment payments for drivers
  12. Stanford Carr to turn Honolulu bowling alley site into affordable rentals under $137M DHHL contract
  13. Gangster Shot Dead in Pearl City
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Tuesday, June 23, 2020
June 23, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:00 PM :: 4443 Views
  1. Group Admits COVID Testing Plan is Scheme to Shrink Tourism Industry
  2. Rep Wildberger, Candidate, Judge Get $5000+Jail Tickets for Violating COVID Emergency Orders—Judge Already Walks Free
  3. YB COVID Money Grab—Why did Containers Collapse on Barge in Calm Seas and Light Winds?
  4. SB126 to be CARES Spending Vehicle
  5. Negotiations Begin On Hawaii Police Misconduct Bill
  6. Mayor: Only 30 to 35% of businesses have reopened
  7. Kauai Mayor Having Fun as Dictator
  8. Some families of around a dozen residents at Hale Nani nursing center have chosen to remove them
  9. Federal census of isle homeless is rescheduled for September
  10. Program for women inmates is cancelled
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Monday, June 22, 2020
June 22, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:36 PM :: 3080 Views
  1. Lawyer known for “sovereignty defenses” barred from future foreclosure assistance
  2. Ige reportedly close to announcing testing protocol, loosened quarantine based on Alaska Model
  3. Hawaii Currently Fastest Spreading COVID in USA
  4. SB2629 Carbon Credits: House Committee Hearing Gut-and-Replace Legislation
  5. Lawyer known for “sovereignty defenses” barred from future foreclosure assistance
  6. Convicted Anal Rapist of Child Gets Lucky at Supreme Court 
  7. Police transparency bill being considered in Hawaii
  8. How 12 Teens Who’d Never Met Before Organized Honolulu’s Black Lives Matter Protest
  9.  Three more people test positive for COVID-19 at Hale Nani; senior facilities are concerned
  10. With thousands out of work, scammers are targeting the unemployment system
  11. COVID Cuts: Hawaii's only halfway house for women is closing
  12. Hawaii’s Cesspool Problem Continues To Bubble Up As EPA Cracks Down
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Sunday, June 21, 2020
June 21, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:09 PM :: 5250 Views
  1. Approving Public Employee Raises Top Legislative Focus
  2. Up to 45K Hawaii renters on brink could fall into abyss after July
  3. Rail: How Many Honolulu mayoral candidates will go to jail?
  4. Does a lawsuit against Ige have grounds?
  5. Department of Health: Masks in classrooms are "Not recommended"    
  6. Hello! Anybody There At The D-L-I-R?
  7. First installment: $40M in CARES funds hits Hawaii County coffers
  8. Maunakea command plan again delayed
  9. Honolulu City Council takes aim at new regulations against monster homes
  10. Honolulu City Council defers decision on mall tower changes
  11. Airlines to Shirk Dramatically After Oct 1
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Saturday, June 20, 2020
June 20, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:15 PM :: 2915 Views
  1. 86% of Parents want Return to Classroom Teaching—Kishimoto: “We don’t need books”
  2. Lawmakers: $600 Million In Federal Relief Funds Will Now Go To Hard-Hit Residents, State Agencies  
  3. Economic Development Officials Outline Recovery Plan
  4. Widow of 28-Year-Old Kaneohe Man tells BLM to Back Off
  5. Telescope Protester Arrested in Kalihi Game Room Shooting
  6. HPA: We’re Working Hard to Get Criminals Back out onto the Street
  7. Cluster of New COVID-19 Cases Found In Waianae Elderly Care Homes
  8. Volunteer sleuths track down Hawaii’s quarantine scofflaws
  9. Grove Farm Is ‘Disappointed’ In Planned Changes For Kauai Rehab Facility
  10. China Could Be in Reach of Hawaii After Monday’s Election in Kiribati
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Friday, June 19, 2020
June 19, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:42 PM :: 2935 Views
  1. AG proposes COVID Spying Bills to Legislature
  2. State says greater testing capacity, digital records on visitors needed to restart tourism      
  3. Cluster of COVID-19 cases at state’s largest nursing home grows to 11 as testing continues
  4. Lawmaker says Black Lives Matter protest likely contributed to spike in COVID-19 cases
  5. DoE Reopening Plans Secret Until After Legislative Session Ends
  6. Sacrifice: Public workers approved for 4.5% pay raises by city council
  7. Report: ‘New normal’ could mean half of Hawaii families in financial hardship
  8. Honolulu Police Chief Hopes Nationwide Reform Movement Skips Hawaii
  9. Caldwell scraps Sherwood Forest plan due to protests
  10. Maui Co Bill to help grant recipients get funding without accountability
  11. Hawaii County Council to take up new construction code
  12. Should Hawaiian Electric Company Receive Financial Incentives to Reduce Greenhouse Gases
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Thursday, June 18, 2020
June 18, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:11 PM :: 2234 Views
  1. Just in Time to Shut Down Session (Again) -- State House staff member tests positive for coronavirus
  2. No, We Are Not All In The Same Canoe
  3. Caldwell: Rail Faces ‘Hard Decisions’ due to Collapse of Economy
  4. Window of Opportunity to Reopen Hawaii – Closing Quick
  5. HART Gives Hi Tech Tax Credit Schemers $190K to Design Video Game
  6. Hawaii Supreme Court asked to block opening of controversial wind project
  7. Utility must get more efficient
  8. Vote-by-mail might make it easier to vote, but it's not the fix we need to engage citizens in elections.
  9. HB285: Open Records on Police Misconduct
  10. Man dies after altercation with police in Kaneohe
  11. Body cameras coming for Big Island police
  12. As COVID-19 cases rise, family members say Hale Nani not doing enough to protect residents
  13. Three employees at Doraku Sushi in Waikiki test positive for COVID-19
  14. Hawaii Senators Introduce Bill To Close Air Tour Loopholes
  15. Attorney faces threat of disbarment while trying to clear his record
  16. COVID Excuse to Grab Control of Kauai Drug Treatment Center Facility
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Wednesday, June 17, 2020
June 17, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:19 PM :: 2610 Views
  1. Ex-Legislator Who Lied About Police Misconduct Slimes Doug Chin in Grab for Police Commission Seat
  2. Jabola the Carolus Having Difficulty at Home
  3. 19 Police Killings Left out of HPD Reports
  4. OCCC relocating to new facility at the animal quarantine station    
  5. Hale Nani 5 Positive COVID, prompts mass testing of nursing home
  6. Hawaii one of the worst places for businesses sued over COVID
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Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Letters to the Editor June, 2020
By Letters to the Editor @ 5:00 PM :: 1805 Views

HPD Policy on ‘Vascular Neck Restraint’ is Redacted

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Tuesday, June 16, 2020
June 16, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:17 PM :: 4236 Views
  1. Sen. Laura Thielen: Legislature Must Spend $632M on COVID Relief, not Public Employee Pay Hikes
  2. Death Threats Convince 21 Cult Members accused of breaking COVID-19 quarantine to leave Hawaii
  3. Law Profs: Hawaii can require testing for all coming in
  4. Second Wave?  Hawaii Ready to handle it Without Return to Lockdowns
  5. Hawaii Economy Faces ‘A Long Slow Road Back’
  6. With some improvising, state agencies welcome thousands of workers back to the office
  7. In Effort to Justify Do-Nothing ‘Distance Learning Scam, DoE Deploys Unworkable Summer School System 
  8. Five Hotels Permanently Discharge Workers
  9. Kauai: 57% of Households have lost a job
  10. Star-Advertiser's plan to cut 30 newsroom staff may turn out to be a negotiating ploy
  11. Short term vacation rentals allowed to reopen on Maui, Big Island and Kaua'i
  12. Retailers report resistance to the in-store mask requirement
  13. Soft on Crime: Spurned Woman Accused of Attempted Murder Walks Free without Bail
  14. Soft on Crime: Homeless Car Thief Does it Again and Again Since COVID Release
  15. 2 possible COVID-19 cases being looked at in state-run public housing
  16. State: COVID Spreads to Resident at state’s largest skilled nursing facility
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Monday, June 15, 2020
June 15, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:21 PM :: 2310 Views
  1. How SHOPO keeps public from seeing police misconduct records
  2. Caldwell disagrees on extent of Police Commission’s authority
  3. Recent spike in COVID-19 cases will test Hawaii’s preparations
  4. California's starting to reopen hotels. Hawaii just extended its shutdown
  5. Bankruptcies decline thanks to federal loan program
  6. Bill could impact Aloha Stadium demolition, landfill operator says
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Sunday, June 14, 2020
June 14, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:45 PM :: 2579 Views
  1. Hawaii tax revenues plummet 49% in May as Covid impact comes into focus
  2. Many Small Businesses Going out of Business
  3. Honolulu County says how workers are deployed; Gov. Ige’s administration has yet to supply such information
  4. Kishimoto: Academic Rigor Fell by Wayside and I want $87M to Do It Again this Fall
  5. Momentum builds for police-linked reforms: stricter gun laws, opening discipline records
  6. Ballard Dismissive of New Police Commission Nominees
  7. Kauai Prosecutor Tries to Make Excuses for COVID Criminal Releases
  8. COVID-19 case confirmed in Hale Nani rehab center employee
  9. Maui Hotel workers rally Saturday for safe reopening
  10. Opportunity Zones Eyed for P3 Projects
  11. Hawaii County Fire Department and volunteers erect homeless shelters
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Saturday, June 13, 2020
June 13, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:39 PM :: 2503 Views
  1. Bubbles? Corridors?  Ige announcement on reopening transpacific travel upcoming
  2. HPD chief okay with releasing names of disciplined officers, but not for minor violations
  3. Joyous News: 21 members of reported cult that violated 14-day quarantine plan to stay in Hawaii After Jail Sentence is up
  4. Elderly Care Nurse Among Latest COVID-19 Diagnoses
  5. BLNR grants contested case hearing over aquarium collection fines
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Friday, June 12, 2020
June 12, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:31 PM :: 2415 Views
  1. Facial Recognition A Minefield, Could Evolve into Compulsory Program 
  2. Hawaii’s largest daily newspaper cutting nearly 30 newsroom staff
  3. Stop verbal, physical attacks on police
  4. How Effective Is Hawaii’s Key Court-Sanctioned Drug Treatment Program?
  5. Thanks to Bookkeepers, Young Brothers demanding $25M Cash and 25% Rate Hike   
  6. “Were Hawaii’s lockdowns worth it?”
  7. City Finally Finds A Replacement To Join The HART Board
  8. Council Tinkers With Affordable Housing Rules (again)
  9. MCCC population trimmed 41 percent during COVID-19
  10. Cult leader among 21 arrested in Puna for violating quarantine order
  11. Effort to dismiss hotel hearings officer fails
  12. Pandering to Russian-backed Anti 5G Conspiracy Nuts, Hawaii Council Illegally Obstructs 4G Installers
  13. A growing number of missing children on the Big Island is causing concern
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Thursday, June 11, 2020
June 11, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:38 PM :: 2915 Views
  1. Anderson and Kobayashi Block Forensic Audit of Rail—Use COVID as Excuse
  2. Hawaii will utilize facial recognition in airports
  3. Hotel security keeps tabs on quarantined visitors
  4. Vacation rental owners claim discrimination, threaten lawsuit
  5. COVID an Excuse to Gut TVRs on Maui, Lanai
  6. Honolulu City Council moving forward with resolution pressuring state to test visitors before they board a plane to Hawai'i
  7. COVID-19 patient was at Oahu game room hours before being hospitalized
  8. Governor: I ‘ordered’ director handling unemployment claims to take time off
  9. Pandemic's budget shortfalls push states toward automation
  10. COVID $28M for Kauai County to Pass Around
  11. This Kauai Doctor Is Helping Revolutionize Drug Treatment For Inmates
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Wednesday, June 10, 2020
June 10, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:24 PM :: 3188 Views
  1. 6 in 10 mainland travelers say they’d be willing to be tested for COVID-19 to visit Hawaii
  2. CVS to Provide 1,200 Hawaii Tourist COVID Testing Sites on Mainland?
  3. Gambling Charges go to top of Big Island PD -- refiled against retired police captain
  4. Lt. Gov. Josh Green warns of uptick in COVID-19 cases from mass protests
  5. Unemployment office in limbo along with thousands of filers
  6. Just try reporting fraudulent unemployment payments
  7. Hawaii DLIR pays out more than $594M in unemployment claims
  8. Hawaii scrambles to prepare for all mail-in voting in primary election
  9. In the first mass testing on Oahu, Arcadia nursing home tests about 550 of its health care workers
  10. First Hawaii resident charged with violating traveler quarantine
  11. Many who received assistance to return home didn’t plan to honor Hawaii quarantine, nonprofit says
  12. Drastic drop in immunizations during COVID-19 pandemic
  13. Hawai`i Supreme Court Issues Second Climate Change Ruling
  14. Spouse of Abigail Kawananakoa among four seeking to become conservator
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Tuesday, June 9, 2020
June 9, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:12 PM :: 2113 Views
  1. Hawaii House Speaker Says Cop Misconduct Bill Is ‘On Our Radar’
  2. Honolulu Police To Temporarily Halt Use Of Vascular Neck Restraints
  3. Hilo judges recuse themselves from hearing former cop’s assault, abuse cases
  4. Rail’s future hinges on P3 pact
  5. DoH: Open Hawaii to Japan, NZ, Alaska
  6. Gov. Ige asks protesters from weekend Black Lives Matter rallies to voluntarily self-isolate
  7. No new cases of COVID-19 reported at Kalakaua Gardens
  8. Doctors worry that patients are neglecting their regular visits as well as their health
  9. Unions press government on COVID safety
  10. Labor department sees more fraud activity connected to pandemic unemployment aid
  11. Roth alarmed by release of suspect in violent home invasion
  12. Dead Homeless Dude had 24 Criminal Convictions, Yet State Refused to Provide him with Long Term Housing in a nice safe Prison
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Monday, June 8, 2020
June 8, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:37 PM :: 3168 Views
  1. Two Months of Petty Bickering Sets Back Hawaii Recovery
  2. 2,800 Visitors Pour into Hawaii as ‘Leaders’ Dither over Testing  
  3. Attorney General Babysits Senate -- COVID-19 committee will not be "investigative"
  4. Retaliation: HSTA Jumps into Mayoral Race After Counties Block Union Grab for Property Tax Funds
  5. COVID Contracting: How A Major Campaign Donor Got A Million-Dollar Cleaning Contract In Honolulu
  6. Kauai County Insiders use COVID Emergency to Steal Building from Residential Drug Treatment Facility
  7. Doug Chin, Michael Broderick Nominated for Police Commission
  8. These Kauai Cops Are Tired Of Racist Police Killings, Too
  9. Maui Memorial to start rapid universal testing today
  10. Personal Car Use Bounces Back in Hawaii
  11. Hawaii Gas and Hawaiian Telcom Are on the Chopping Block
  12. State moving to new public access data portal
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Sunday, June 7, 2020
June 7, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 10:15 PM :: 3122 Views
  1. Recovery Held Back by a Childish Snit playing out for all to see
  2. Our police commissioners must be watchdogs, not lapdogs
  3. BLM Protesters Back Esser for Honolulu Prosecutor
  4. Graduate: DoE Online Learning Was a Sham
  5. UH COVID Modelers Propose Tourist Quarantine Exemption With Negative COVID Test
  6. Healing Hawaii responsibly must include the reopening of legal vacation rentals
  7. Hannemann: You Should Elect me Now Because I lost to Abercrombie, Caldwell, and Ige
  8. Oahu home sales decline 22% in May, condo sales drop 50%—but prices steady
  9. Hawaii’s private schools brace themselves for a harsh economic reality
  10. KPD Body-cam Footage Exonerates 87% of Officers Facing Complaints
  11. BLM Rallies in Hawaii
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Saturday, June 6, 2020
June 6, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:57 PM :: 3903 Views
  1. It Begins: 3 employees at Oahu senior living facilities test positive for COVID-19—One Location Secret
  2. The Head Of Hawaii’s Unemployment Office Is On Leave After Getting Death Threats
  3. New data on race shows that Native Hawaiians aren’t currently experiencing higher rates of COVID-19
  4. 650 Criminals Released --- Hawaii Supreme Court ends its COVID Excuse inmate-release program
  5. Employment numbers improve for Hawaii as businesses reopen
  6. Maui: Only 10% of Students Engaged with distance learning
  7. Kauai School Doing Everything Online—Except Teaching Classes
  8. Impact of COVID-19 on UH-Hilo applications ‘nominal’
  9. Sacrifice: Maui County Council cuts spending from $824M to $823M
  10. HECO: COVID Making Electric Clocks Run Fast
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Friday, June 5, 2020
June 5, 2020 News Release
By Andrew Walden @ 7:48 PM :: 3039 Views
  1. While 200K Unemployed Twist in Wind, DBEDT, Senators Feud over ‘Bullying’
  2. Budget Chief: Deep Cuts Loom For The University of Hawaii
  3. HSTA, DoE Still Pushing for Fake Online Classes so Teachers Can be Paid to do Nothing
  4. HART Has Spent Millions On Rail Design Work That May Not Be Used
  5. Hawaii Co Council approves budget with property tax hike
  6. 24% Unemployment—but No County Workers Laid Off
  7. Hawaii Does Not Reveal How Many COVID Deaths in Nursing Homes
  8. If George Floyd Died In Hawaii, We’d Know Little About The Cop Who Killed Him
  9. Stressed Due to no Tourists to Mooch, Homeless Killing Each Other in Bumfights
  10. Mayor signs bills jacking up the cost of housing to subsidize electric cars
  11. Anti-5G Conspiracy Nuts Waste Time in Hilo
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Thursday, June 4, 2020
June 4, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:47 PM :: 2936 Views
  1. Unemployment rate in Maui metro area highest in the nation at 35%
  2. DLIR Stops Counting at 316K -- Hawaii’s Jobless Grow Desperate As Unemployment Approvals Lag
  3. Alaska may be first state to ask visitors to pack a negative COVID-19 test — will Hawaii follow?
  4. Honolulu will Have New Mayor, Council and Prosecutor
  5. No Supervision: Police Commission Goes Back to Covering for HPD
  6. State-regulated marijuana vape cartridges aren’t safe, doctor and whistleblower say
  7. Council Boosts Spending, Raises Golf Fees
  8. Those who violate mandatory quarantine order could end up wearing an ankle bracelet
  9. Kaiser High School ranks No. 1 in the US in math, reading
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Wednesday, June 3, 2020
June 3, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:06 PM :: 3939 Views
  1. 200K Unemployed but Hawaii Recovery Plan held up Because Sen Wakai has Personal Beef with HTA
  2. In only 60 days the 2020 primary election will essentially be over
  3. Recovery: City Spends $19M on Office to Find More Free Money
  4. HDOE: Fake ‘Distance Learning’ Scam will Continue into Fall Semester
  5. Hawaii Law Enforcement Standards Board behind as nation turns focus on policing
  6. Food demands in Hawaii increase as unemployment insurance complaints continue
  7. Dentists struggle amid shortage of medical masks, mounting costs of doing business
  8. More volunteers sought for state’s new contact tracing program
  9. Judge issues $200 in fines to fish poacher
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Tuesday, June 2, 2020
June 2, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:43 PM :: 3130 Views
  1. Ige lifting interisland quarantine Effective June 16 — May Join Aus/NZ Bubble
  2. ‘No Fraud or Collusion’ Claimed as Land tied to criminal Al Hee’s company is bought by Another Al Hee Company
  3. Hawaii could lose 30K in population in slow Covid recovery
  4. How Many Will Die?  People Avoiding The Doctor Due To COVID-19 Fears
  5. Let’s Put COVID-19 In Context
  6. Study Estimates 30% to 50% Learning Loss for Students By Fall
  7. Hawaii chambers of commerce petition urges governor to save small business
  8. Hawaii short-term rentals remain on hold for virus recovery
  9. PUC opens emergency investigation of Young Brothers
  10. Local restaurant owner launches #SaveHawaiiBusinesses campaign
  11. Bar owners awaiting governor’s plan for reopening
  12. The Pandemic Is Proving Too Much For Some Big Island Businesses
  13. Family of an abused Oahu toddler files suit for lack of child protection
  14. Academy of Hawaiian Arts falls victim to rioters in Oakland
  15. Tweeker Caught Stealing, Given Free Food
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Monday, June 1, 2020
June 1, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:44 PM :: 2774 Views
  1. Hannemann: “I’m not implicated”
  2. Sheehan, Levinson voice frustration as they resign from Police Commission
  3. ‘It’s Going To Be Bad’: Federal Aid Will Soon Run Out For Many In Hawaii
  4. Set the Date to Reopen Tourism
  5. Taxpayers to Take Back Cable from Criminal Al Hee?
  6. Homeless Criminals Turn Sand Island Park into Illegal dump
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