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Friday, July 31, 2015
July 31, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:30 PM :: 3691 Views
  1. Telescope Crackdown: Arrests on Mauna Kea, Haleakala
  2. Hawaii Dodges $500M Bullet as Billionaire Movie Mogul Declares Bankruptcy
  3. Hawaii Family Forum: Let's Unite to Defund Planned Parenthood
  4. Auditor: Lack of Procurement Controls Exposes Health Department to Waste and Abuse
  5. First Day Back at School--Parents Greeted by Letter from Matayoshi
  6. HTA: Visitor Arrivals, Spending Up in First Half of 2015
  7. Senators Try to Separate Jones Act, Oil Export Ban
  8. Study Suggest ‘Regressive’ Gas Tax Hike for Hawaii
  9. 9th Circuit Rejects Hawaii Jones Act Suit
  10. Martin vs Caldwell: Politicians Harness their Chariots to The Homeless
  11. Ernie Martin Asks Ige to Build Giant Flop House in Middle of Nimitz Hwy for all Tourists to See
  12. Martin Hires Kenoi Operative to Coordinate Homelessness
  13. New shelter rules would be less strict
  14. “And I don’t consume marijuana!”
  15. Hi Tech Tax Credits Being Given Away to Lo Tech Companies
  16. Many Residents Are Leaving High-Priced Honolulu
  17. Law Suit Against Kauai PD to proceed
  18. Former Hawaii County PD Sergeant Quits, Case Plead Down to Disorderly Conduct
  19. Anti-Semites, Maoists Harass Takai, Demand Nukes be Given to Iran
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Thursday, July 30, 2015
July 30, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:02 PM :: 4428 Views
  1. Truth in Accounting: Hawaii Hiding 71 Percent of Retirement Debt
  2. Did They Sneak Your Name onto the Native Hawaiian Roll?
  3. HART: Caldwell Appoints 'Expert' tied to Rail Projects Even More Messed up than Ours
  4. Molasses Spill Produces $15M Windfall for State
  5. Will Hawaii Planned Parenthood Sex Ed Programs Boost Baby Parts Business?
  6. Washington Legislators Ask Attorney General to Investigate Planned Parenthood Unit Overseeing Hawaii
  7. VIDEO: Planned Parenthood VP Discusses Contract Details, Aborted Body Parts Pricing, and How to Not “Get Caught”
  8. Pine: Homeless Solutions for Leeward Oahu
  9. Democrats for Education Reform: 'Power to the Local School'
  10. Protesters Enforced Mauna Kea Checkpoint, Most Police Complied -- Now, Possible Discipline for Those who Did Not 
  11. Peter Apo: Our Ancestors Would Have Built TMT atop a Temple (and collected ground rent)
  12. NextEra CEO Deluded About Hawaii Regulatory Environment
  13. $30M Cash Giveaway to Businesses Hurt by Rail?
  14. Sheriff, First Deputy, other Deputies and Internal Affairs all Implicated in DUI Coverup
  15. Hawaii Co Council committee to Pretend to mull pCard audit Tuesday
  16. Leading Anti-GMO Activist Refuses to File Financial Disclosure
  17. Hawaii sugar industry blames Unequal Trade for Collapse
  18. UPW Lets City Keep New Ambulance Schedule, for now
  19. Kauai County handles investigation into death of teen, turns Police DUI case over to state
  20. Mainland Homosexuals open Honolulu Nightclub With 'Dirty Blowup Dolls' Theme
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Wednesday, July 29, 2015
July 29, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:57 PM :: 4307 Views
  1. Kanaiolowalu Strips 27,470 ‘Unverifiable’ Names, Publishes ‘Certified’ Roll 
  2. McDermott: Investigate Hawaii Planned Parenthood Operations
  3. School Safety: Hawaii Ranks 5th in USA
  4. Diesel Price Gouging-- Collusion?
  5. HART Lets Ansaldo Score $13.2M Windfall for plan projected to lose 14,200 daily riders
  6. DC Law firm Invents Six Figure Position for Ige's Family
  7. Ige's Homeless 'Leadership' Enough to Fool Civil Beat
  8. UPW, Caldwell Slow Process of Rehabilitating 400 Vacant Public Housing Units
  9. Dozens rally against Planned Parenthood in Honolulu
  10. Sex Trafficking Debated
  11. Former PUC Chair Speaks Out Against Solar Subsidies
  12. Guam EPA spending questioned
  13. Judge Rules in Favor of Secret Government Deliberations
  14. HSTA president disputes DOE's AC estimate
  15. pCard charges Show Kenoi Trying to Get legislators Drunk; won’t say whether 3 questionable purchases were reimbursed
  16. Protesters attempting to block delivery of Maui telescope’s parts (again)
  17. Emergency rule limiting Mauna Kea access yet to be enforced
  18. Information regarding Lanai wind farm to remain confidential, state agency says
  19. The Colossal Hoax Of Organic Agriculture
  20. North Shore residents want parks privatized to maintain filthy beach bathrooms
  21. Lawsuit Settled: 8 HPD Officers Beat Two Hikers
  22. Hawaii Lowest Cost of Car Ownership
  23. Impaired driving and how it affects Hawaii
  24. KPD Officer Charged with DUI
  25. Congress Spends Another $13.7M on Papa Ola Lokahi
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Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Letters to the Editor July, 2015
By Letters to the Editor @ 11:48 PM :: 4104 Views
  • Diesel Price Gouging-- Collusion?
  • Battery Hype Debunked
  • Is Government a Business?
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Tuesday, July 28, 2015
July 28, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:01 PM :: 4926 Views
  1. Honolulu Women Betrayed Demand Investigation of Planned Parenthood
  2. Planned Parenthood Dead Baby Sales--“We Can See How Much We Can Get Out of It”
  3. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted July 27, 2015
  4. Bottle Tax to be Cut by Half Cent
  5. Ige Appoints Committee to Talk About Homelessness, Calls it Leadership
  6. Honolulu 4th Most Expensive City for Singles
  7. Ward: NOAA should not be given cart blanche over Hawaii Waters
  8. State Sheriff and First Deputy Suspended
  9. Presidential Fundrace: Hawaii Republicans Give Nothing to Trump, Bush
  10. Mental Hospital Assaults Enough to Get New Building?
  11. DOE spends millions to turn elementary school into Admin Offices, AC included
  12. State Gives $33.7M to Billionaire Movie Moguls
  13. HGEA Funnels Free Golf to State Employees
  14. Jay made more than $13,000 a month in bonuses, UH says
  15. Gov terminates his homeless czar
  16. Wahiawa Homeless Camps Can Be Seen From Space
  17. School less a struggle for homeless kids When the Move into Houses
  18. Brower Nailed
  19. DLNR Warns Telescope Protesters Again and Again 
  20. 20 Years Later--Murderer Claims to be Innocent, Says evidence is a Big Conspiracy
  21. Will Consumer Advocate Come to NextEra's Rescue?
  22. Hawaii Church-Sponsored Boy Scouts Have Exemption Allowing them to keep Homosexuals Away from Little Boys
  23. Hundreds Testify on Humpback De-Listing
  24. Oahu: 200MW Pumped Hydro Beats New Batteries
  25. Local man’s GMO creation saved isles’ papaya industry
  26. Organic Slave Driver: Ruderman Paid Some Workers Less than $10/hr
  27. Review: Latest Anti-GMO Agit-Prop Flick
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Monday, July 27, 2015
July 27, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:01 PM :: 3748 Views
  1. Star-Adv: Kanaiolowalu Roll Commission Does not Inspire Confidence
  2. Former legislator and PUC chair, Mina Morita, blasts third party owners of rooftop solar
  3. Ige The Engineer? Technocratic hubris has turned the state exchanges into a series of train wrecks
  4. Will Ige Block Federal Grab for Hawaiian Waters?
  5. Big Week Ahead for Honolulu Charter Commission
  6. Central Oahu feeling the impact of homeless population boom
  7. Proposed homeless camp in Lahaina no hit with neighbors
  8. Enviros Win: Developer Cancels 1100 unit Affordable Development, will build 55 super luxury Estates instead
  9. DoE Tries Design-Build Again
  10. Hawaii Schools Missing Out on Aid They’re Due for Serving Military Families
  11. Federal Employment Dropping In Hawaii--700 Net Jobs Lost in Year
  12. Fired Caddy Spills Beans on Allenby's Honolulu Mishap
  13. Why a group of American Samoans sued the government for US Citizenship
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Sunday, July 26, 2015
July 26, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:02 PM :: 4022 Views
  1. Who’s the Boss, Anyway? (Part 2)
  2. Food Babe vs Hawaii Papaya Farmers
  3. DoE Fined $1.1M for Illegal Dumping
  4. Cronies Push Taxpayer-Funded Government Takeover of Hawaiian Electric
  5. Telescope Protesters Target Astronomy Convention in Waikiki
  6. Honolulu residents give up, leave for greener pastures
  7. Media Campaign Highlights Homeless Camps at Diamond Head, Lake Wilson
  8. A look at power uncovers a lot of weak-mindedness
  9. Waianae Coast Homeless Success Story
  10. ‘Employment first’ for the Disabled
  11. Hawaii County No. 1 in suicides
  12. Hawaii Planned Parenthood Wants to Normalize Conversation About Gay Sex
  13. Star-Adv: Lets Keep Using Garbage Policy to Brainwash the Public
  14. Maui County Lobbyist registration law being ignored
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Saturday, July 25, 2015
July 25, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:32 PM :: 4727 Views
  1. Clean Energy Fail: While Most States Clean Up, Hawaii CO2 Emissions Rise Since '08
  2. Former Attorney General Says Rail votes invalid
  3. DHHL Phone Service Provide by Criminal Hee, Now What? 
  4. Hee's Inter-Island, Oahu Cables May be Repossessed for Non-Payment
  5. Honolulu Council resolution calls for study of Municipally-Owned Utility--Pretends it is a Co-op
  6. Kauai Average electric bill $214 lower than previous year
  7. Electric Vehicle Catches Fire, Destroys Warehouse
  8. Convention center preparing security plan for possible protests at upcoming astronomy conference
  9. Signs up, no enforcement of rules on Mauna Kea
  10. Willie: Post P-Card Records on Line
  11. HHSC Kauai cuts 30 jobs--HGEA Member Admits Privatization is inevitable
  12. Alkies Choose Homelessness, Refuse Shelter
  13. Homeless Begin Opening Convenience Stores in Kakaako Camp
  14. Big Island Charter School -- Students 70% Homeless
  15. Attorney for former mental hospital employees speaks out after third recent patient-related attack
  16. $4M HPD computer, dispatch upgrade doesn't work
  17. Case highlights shortage of Micronesian court interpreters in Hawaii
  18. Interisland ferry research should begin early and needs to be done well
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Friday, July 24, 2015
July 24, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:15 PM :: 4752 Views
  1. Thousands of Hawaiians Fraudulently Added to Kanaiolowalu Roll, 23,000 to be Stripped out by Roll Commission
  2. Report: 51% of Honolulu Roads in Poor Condition
  3. Hawaii Gas Taxes 3rd Highest in USA
  4. Honolulu sewer bonds sell at interest rate higher than bankrupt Detroit
  5. Greece, Puerto Rico and the Jones Act
  6. No More Bee-Pocalypse
  7. Hawaii Councilman Proposes Reforms After P-Card Audit
  8. Opposition to NextEra: "It all comes down to political influence"
  9. Borreca: Door Slammed in NextEra's Face
  10. Hundreds of State Employees, Board Members Refuse to Report Finances
  11. PBN: Hawaii’s public schools made steady progress
  12. The new chairman of the state Board of Education is pursuing the goal of giving more authority to principals
  13. Bleeding Hears Liberals Let Thugs Take Control of Homeless Camp
  14. City official claims plan coming for 'safe haven' for Kakaako homeless
  15. Brower: Attack on Me is Beginning of the Solution
  16. Hawaii State Hospital safety in question after two assaults this week
  17. National Republicans vote to Liberate Hawaii from Anti-GMO Lunatics--Takai, Gabbard vote against
  18. Cost of Living: Hawaii Minimum Wage 28% Lower than Arkansas
  19. Council trashes bag-tag bill
  20. Whistleblower says Red Hill leak may be closer to 40,000 gallons
  21. Hawaii Legislature Should Rethink Regulation for Taxis, Uber and Lyft
  22. State Sen. Breene Harimoto to be treated for pancreatic cancer
  23. Top Secret Air Force Unit Worked out of Hawaii for 28 Years
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Thursday, July 23, 2015
July 23, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:28 PM :: 4393 Views
  1. Full Text: Kanaiolowalu Roll Published
  2. Mother of Murdered Baby Challenges Hawaii Child Abuse Registry
  3. Strange News: DoE Builds School on Time, Under Budget
  4. Income qualifications for free/reduced lunch updated for SY 2015-16
  5. UH research funding up after years of decline
  6. Illegal and Dishonest Scheme to Slip Rail Tax Hike Thru Council
  7. NextEra purchase of HEI not dead, expert says
  8. Hawaii Solar Energy Assoc President Resigns in Protest
  9. Hawaiian Educational Achievement 'Grounded in Faith'
  10. Star Adv: DoH Shouldn't Make it too easy to get 'medical' weed
  11. Hawaii’s Student Travel Still Up in the Air as Free Trips Debated
  12. Rail Dream: Cellphones, Internet, and Obamanomics Quash Cars and Nuclear Family
  13. Tent Count up to 236 at Kakaako
  14. Assaults in Kakaako soaring
  15. Libraries Converted to Daytime Flophouses
  16. 11,000 Wait for public housing
  17. City Council to review ohana housing proposal Thursday
  18. City council committee approves settlement in police brutality lawsuit
  19. NCAA hearing for UH postponed again as HGEA Pursues $1.4M 'Grievance' for Unionized Coach
  20. DOE, companies face $1.1 million fine over illegal dumping allegations
  21. Caldwell Seeks $1.5M Fee Hike on Recyclers
  22. Kauai Council close to losing barking law
  23. Homosexual Child Molester Gets 29 Years in Federal Prison
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Wednesday, July 22, 2015
July 22, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:50 PM :: 4924 Views
  1. FULL TEXT: Ige Administration Testimony Against NextEra Merger
  2. Video: Planned Parenthood Senior Executive Haggles Over Baby Parts Prices
  3. Cities Americans are Leaving: Honolulu Ranks 4th
  4. Nai Aupuni Bylaws Confirm it is Running a State Election
  5. Caldwell Shuts Down Investigation of Hanabusa, Kealoha
  6. Telescope Protesters Time Filings Around Giant Waikiki Astronomy Conference
  7. Hawaiian Electric: Suddenly Everybody Wants to Defend their Monopoly
  8. NextEra-Hawaiian Electric not backing down after Gov. David Ige, others oppose $4.3B sale
  9. Lawmakers looking at other alternatives over NextEra-HECO sale
  10. Squabbles over rail reflect divisions among legislators
  11. Hawaii County Council Finally Finds a Way to pretend to do Something About P-Card Corruption Without Hurting their Precious Billy
  12. SLATE Debunks Anti-GMO UH Professor
  13. City Spends $750,000 a Year to Provide Trash Removal Services to Homeless Camps
  14. More Robberies, Assaults at Kakaako Homeless Camp
  15. Questions about clearing Kakaako encampment
  16. Honolulu home rents go through the roof
  17. Bird enthusiasts help defer Council bill
  18. Deadbeat Obamacare Connector Stiffs Two Contractors for $2.7M
  19. The Queen's Medical Center, Kaiser rank best hospitals in Hawaii, U. S. News reports
  20. Kauai veterans sound off on Trump’s controversial war hero remarks
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Tuesday, July 21, 2015
July 21, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:15 PM :: 4326 Views
  1. UHERO: Decoupling Socks Electric Ratepayers with Soaring Fixed Costs
  2. Kids Count: One in Eight Children in Hawaii Live in Poverty
  3. Ige Appoints Moriguchi Director of Early Learning
  4. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted July 20, 2015
  5. Renewables Losing Support Worldwide
  6. Ige opposes NextEra deal--Loss of Local Political Control
  7. Will Honolulu Ethics Commission Take the Gag Off its Director?
  8. Ige Scores Victory over Protesters? -- By Sacrificing Three Telescopes 
  9. Mayor, Governor agree to Build Kakaako homeless camp on OHA Land--or not?
  10. Mainland Homeless Fly to Hawaii, Refuse Shelter
  11. Feds could slash Hawaii's affordable housing funding
  12. Audit finds misuse of Hawaii County credit cards by Kenoi and Liquor Commissioner
  13. Rep Ing Racks Up Thousands in 'Per Diems'
  14. Hawaii energy group studies potential savings of proposed cooperative utility ownership model
  15. HHSC: Could Slip-Fall Lawsuit Save HGEA Job Trust?
  16. PBN: New industry could lead to 'pot' of gold
  17. Potheads Will be Able to Apply for Dope 'Prescription' Online
  18. Anti-GMO Luxury Realtor Rants, Raves About 'Conspiracy'
  19. Hawaii County Council Considers Garbage Tax
  20. Hawaii Homeowners Have Highest % Home Equity
  21. One in Four Restaurants Fail Inspection
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Monday, July 20, 2015
July 20, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:29 PM :: 3569 Views
  1. OHA Trustee to Use Trust Funds to Sell Marijuana?
  2. Jones Act Squeezes Mainland Cattle Industry
  3. Mauna Kea: National Guard was Called out Last Time 'Landlord Came to Collect Rent'
  4. TMT protesters cling to discredited legal defense
  5. Violence near Oahu homeless areas appears to be on the rise
  6. Defense Attorney Hopes to Score Settlement on Haleck Case
  7. Hilo Pioneers Nationwide Scheme: Food stamp use soars at farmers markets
  8. HSTA Teacher Evades Evaluation
  9. Bill eases way to add units to home lots
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Sunday, July 19, 2015
July 19, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:44 PM :: 4097 Views
  1. Post-Employment Benefits Are King
  2. Despite big talk, legislators, governor rolled over on rail
  3. Big Talk: Legislators Demand Caldwell Apologize for Lying About Rail Tax
  4. Ige’s no-drama approach steady but lacks an agenda
  5. Caldwell Pushes Homeless into Ige's territory: DoT Properties Become 'Safe Zone' for Homeless
  6. Hawaii Co Auditor: Only Liquor Commissioner is as Corrupt as Billy Kenoi
  7. Political Spoils System:  Kenoi bending contract employee rules
  8. NOAA: We Will Take Over Moanalua Bay
  9. TMT attorney had inside track on legal issues
  10. Rail Reality: TOD Will Increase Traffic
  11. Homelessness: Chronics to be Cleared out before Families
  12. Martin questions Caldwell's $1.2M consulting fee for Ala Moana Beach Park
  13. More Shenanigans With UH Athletic Contracts
  14. Maui County taxi drivers suffering as Uber drivers take a detour around regulations
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Saturday, July 18, 2015
July 18, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:30 PM :: 4202 Views
  1. NOAA Vote on Federal Takeover of Hawaii Waters Monday
  2. UH Hilo spending $33,000 to ensure U.S. flag does not fly above state flag
  3. Paniolo Power to Withdraw from Merger Docket
  4. Clean Energy? Kicking Hawaii Consumers When They're Already Down
  5. HART seeks applicants for vacancy on Board of Directors
  6. Lawsuit: Kaiser Barely Pays for Medevac
  7. Ethics Silenced: Hanabusa Represents Councilmembers While Serving on HART Board
  8. Chief's Wife Sues:  Caldwell Fires Last City Ethics Investigator
  9. Martin, Ige Conspire to Grab Control of Homeless Policy from Caldwell
  10. Homeless teen attacks woman in Kakaako
  11. DLNR official's 'Scarface' post called inflammatory
  12. Hee's Vision: We Remain Committee to Stealing Your Tax Dollars
  13. HCDA Seeks 'Control Over Land Prices'
  14. Hearing will explore how Hawaii consumers are protected against unfair health insurance rate increases
  15. Army Drawdown Will Impact Civilians
  16. Lawyers Scheme with Rhoads to use Medicated Marijuana Law to Sue Businesses that fire Potheads
  17. KIUC Not Fooled by Battery Hype, But HECO is
  18. Brazil Ethanol Still Coming to Hawaii
  19. Code Rebel: Another Hawaii High Tech Disaster
  20. Soft On Crime: Attempted Murder, out by September
  21. Resolve differences to pass bill helping prostitution victims
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Friday, July 17, 2015
July 17, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:39 PM :: 3006 Views
  1. VIDEO: Ohana of Hawaii WW1 Vets Fight to Save Natatorium
  2. East Oahu: 400 Testify Against Federal Takeover of Maunalua Bay
  3. Nearly 70K Solar Systems Approved in Hawaii
  4. Report: 154,000 Senior Caregivers in Hawaii
  5. 400 percent gas tax hike for Hawaii?
  6. With Rail Tax Hike Approved, Station Bids Keep Getting Lower and Lower
  7. Hawaii state budget office imposes 10% across-the-board restriction on spending in FY16
  8. Isle homelessness grows, but things stay the same
  9. UPW Causes Homelessness
  10. Creative use of VA program could get homeless vets housed faster--If HGEA Allows it
  11. Civil Beat Whines About Maunalua Bay Protests
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Thursday, July 16, 2015
July 16, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:13 PM :: 3351 Views
  1. 'Aha Ambush: 'Notice of Election' for Fake Indian Tribe to be Mailed out Today
  2. East Oahu: 400 Testify Against Federal Takeover of Maunalua Bay
  3. Solar Scammers Hustle Homeowners on Kauai
  4. Ige Signs Marijuana Bill, Allows Four Others to become Law Without Signature
  5. Ige Signs Rail Tax Hike
  6. Time Warner to Sell Oceanic to Charter Communications
  7. Hawaiian Electric proposes community solar pilot project
  8. Government should not reward incompetence at Office of Elections
  9. Hawaii National Guard: there's been no request to respond to Mauna Kea
  10. Solar Schemers Would Score 23.6 cents per KWH Wholesale
  11. Caldwell unveils plans for Ala Moana beach park
  12. Auto shops see increase in damage reportedly caused by rail work
  13. Another Police officer charged with abuse, investigations opened
  14. Soft on Crime: Convicted Killer Gets New Trial
  15. Soft on Crime: Mental Case Released, Kills Neighbor on Kauai
  16. Fatal Crash Prompts Marines To Change Osprey Flight Rules
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Wednesday, July 15, 2015
July 15, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:17 PM :: 4185 Views
  1. Ige Vetoes Eight Bills
  2. New FEMA Flood Insurance Maps Hit Hard --Kihei, Waikapu, Kaunakakai
  3. Video: Planned Parenthood Selling Dead Baby Organs
  4. Unhealthy Fixation
  5. Telescope Protesters to Take 4-Month Break from Protests
  6. Mental evaluation ordered for Libertarian LG Candidate arrested twice on Mauna Kea
  7. Tension breaks out between community residents and Mauna Kea activists
  8. Without Pule: Tongan, Micronesian, Hawaiian Students Most Likely to be Suspended
  9. Ige Allows Rail Tax Hike to become Law--And HART Suddenly Stops Obstructing Traffic
  10. Packed house as hundreds reject Federal Control of Maunalua Bay
  11. Remembering The Judiciary Scandal of the mid-1980s
  12. Puerto Rico Gun case may have ripple effect in Guam, Hawaii
  13. Soft-on-Crime: Alleged Hit and Run Killer Getting Off Easy--Again?
  14. Kanuha accepts Tobacco Coalition gifts while sponsoring E-Cig Ban
  15. Total Failure: Battery Disaster Strands Solar Plane in Hawaii Til 2016
  16. Enviros Now Push for Ban on Compostable Bags
  17. Ige Promotes Homeless Villages With Real Houses--Brower Wants Tent Cities Everywhere
  18. Enviros Oppose Affordable Housing Plan
  19. City approves dune buggy business after significant delays
  20. Kapolei canal contamination
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Tuesday, July 14, 2015
July 14, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:21 PM :: 4689 Views
  1. Sandwich Isles Communications: Political Connections Pay Off
  2. It's time to end net energy metering
  3. Ige Appoints Mizumoto Chair of BoE
  4. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted July 13, 2015
  5. Consumer Energy Expenses--Hawaii Ranks 28th
  6. Tax fairness bill signed into law
  7. Mauna Kea Summit Road reopened, Visitor Center Remains Closed
  8. Gallup: Older Americans have highest well-being in Hawaii
  9. East Oahu Rallies Against Federal Takeover of Maunalua Bay
  10. Feds Promote Classes in Honolulu City Parks
  11. Criminal Al Hee Guilty on All Counts
  12. Libertarian Candidate for Lt Gov Rams Mauna Kea Vehicle at 230am 
  13. Ige confronts last-minute bill signing, veto decisions
  14. Anti-Cane Burning Activists Compared to 'Les Miserables'
  15. Phony Clean Energy: Hawaii one of only 8 States to Increase CO2 Output
  16. Hawaiian Electric Co. can recoup undersea cable study costs from customers
  17. Study says no place tougher to earn a living than Hawaii
  18. Mentally ill need more attention
  19. Hawaii eases process to lie about gender on birth certificates
  20. Bizarre News: WaPo Admits Not Everyone Thrilled About Trannies in Military
  21. Brower Considers Pressing Charges Against Homeless Boys he Provoked
  22. Autopsy: Meth Head Dies after Being Arrested
  23. Cab Companies Turn to City in Push for Uber, Lyft Regulations
  24. Mayor, Council chair say plastic bag ban not Oppressive Enough
  25. Hawaii County pCard audit almost ready
  26. KPD Retaliation: How to Make $100K
  27. Solar Impulse Plane Grounded in Hawaii by 'Irreversible' Battery Damage
  28. As assisted suicide laws spread, cancer survivors, disabled object
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Monday, July 13, 2015
July 13, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:39 PM :: 4371 Views
  1. Full Text: After Two Months, OHA Coughs up Check Register
  2. Hawaiian Activists Reject OHA Telescope Protests
  3. Woman arrested for allegedly crashing car into Office of Mauna Kea Management vehicle
  4. Pimp Escapes Justice Thanks to Bumbling Honolulu Prosecutor
  5. The Care Act of 2015 Marks the Return of ‘Death Panels’
  6. MMMC Cardiac Center Falls Far Short of projections
  7. Only 348 Illegal Alien Children in Hawaii Apply for Protection from Deportation
  8. Thanks to UPW, 175 Public Housing Units Sitting Vacant While Homeless Live in Tents
  9. Emergency Services Cuts Overtime $700K--UPW Working to Kill Project
  10. Police investigate stabbing at Kalihi homeless camp
  11. Star-Adv: Bag Ban Must Become Even More Oppressive
  12. Kauai: "People should be forced to work with feral cats"
  13. HB1273 Will Allow Small Hydro Plants on Ag Land
  14. Obama Forcing Pentagon to Allow Trannies to Serve
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Sunday, July 12, 2015
July 12, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:27 PM :: 5600 Views
  1. Feds Extend Comment Period for Proposed Hawaiian Homelands Rules
  2. Clean Energy Equals $418M Tax Hike?
  3. Protesters Suddenly Oppose Early Decommissioning of Telescopes, Want Lease Extensions
  4. Protesters Stand Down in Face of New Rule limiting access to Mauna Kea
  5. Rail Tax Lies: Caldwell Claims Legislators were in on it
  6. Flashback Feb 22, 2015: Caldwell Says he Can't Trust Legislators with Details on Rail Costs
  7. 3,000 Bills, 252 Approved, 8 Left to Veto
  8. One Party System: House, Senate Leaders Will not Override Vetoes Even though they have the votes
  9. Medicare underpayments, inflation hit hospitals and their patients hard
  10. Loss of Medicare funding threatens health care for Hawaii’s elderly
  11. Health Department Mental Health Exam Backlog -- Deadly 'gross negligence'
  12. Taxpayers take hit for Maui PD overtime abuses
  13. Maui Council frustrated with lack of control over collective bargaining costs
  14. Honolulu Council bill is for the birds, and a huge distraction, too
  15. Puerto Rico Cost of Living Like Hawaii's
  16. Solar Industry "Don’t Tax the Sun” rally
  17. Kauai: Feral Cat Fanatics Become Increasingly Obsessive, Threaten Each Other
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Saturday, July 11, 2015
July 11, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:23 PM :: 4474 Views
  1. Hawaii GE Tax 'Broadest Sales Tax in US'
  2. Kauai Payroll and Hiring Audit: Fraud, Overpayments and Contract Violations
  3. Voices from DHHL Kauai: Feds do not have Hawaiians Best Interests at Heart
  4. Hundreds attend BLNR meeting--Mauna Kea emergency rule approved
  5. Between Threats And Harassment, A Handful Of Telescope Protesters Cross The Line
  6. Critics welcome departure of Stryker brigade from Hawaii--Star-Adv Agrees
  7. Cane burning nuisance claims made even when no cane burning is taking place
  8. State homeless shelters controversial now and 20 years ago
  9. Drug Overdose Kills 3 per Week in Hawaii
  10. Forum addresses questions, concerns over cuts at Leahi Hospital, Maluhia
  11. HHSC Hospitals on Kauai face budget crunch Thanks to HGEA
  12. State warned of airport kickback allegations two years ago, Did Nothing
  13. 2 officers are no longer with HPD after alleged misconduct
  14. Solar owners face income tax
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Friday, July 10, 2015
July 10, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:06 PM :: 4643 Views
  1. GOP: No-Clout Delegation Can't Get The Job Done for Hawaii
  2. Europe, Manhattan, Puerto Rico all Demand Jones Act Reform
  3. Schatz: Obama Admin will Take up Hawaiian Tribal Recognition
  4. Schofield Barracks and Fort Shafter will lose 1,400 soldiers, Stryker Brigade -- 17,000 Civilian Cuts Pending--Takai Says 'Good News'
  5. Rail property buy up faces time, cost challenges
  6. Incompetence Pays: Elections commission approves 12.5% pay raise for chief election officer
  7. Ige: State Will Set up Homeless Tent City in Neighborhood Near You
  8. Talk up Homeless Tent Cities because Tent City in Kakaako is 'Unacceptable'
  9. Telescope Protests: Threats, Vandalism, and Feces
  10. Emails Outline Strategy to Defeat Telescope Protesters
  11. American Samoa Remains Free of Gay Marriage
  12. Hawaii's plastic bag ban may have just made things worse--so lets make it even worse
  13. State still needs to process nearly 8,000 tax refund requests
  14. Backlog prevents 386 EBT recipients from receiving taxpayer money for free stuff
  15. Kaiser and Hawaii Pacific in dance to be Maui hospital partner
  16. Elderly poor face bleaker future thanks to HGEA
  17. 70 Priors by Age 37: Out on the Streets Doing More Crimes after 2013 Shootout with Police
  18. Hawaii Lawyers Nearly the Lowest Continuing Education Requirements in USA
  19. Cab companies react to airport extortion investigation
  20. Law will exempt Hawaii homeowners from historic reviews of older houses
  21. Eco-Activists Sue to Shut Down Ocean Mining-But only by US Companies
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Thursday, July 9, 2015
July 9, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:58 PM :: 4021 Views
  1. Grassroot Institute Urges DOI to Refrain from Intruding in Native Hawaiian Affairs
  2. U.S. Army Pacific announces force structure decisions--1,200 Cut from Schofield
  3. Supreme Court Overturns Former Judge’s Ruling on Gambling Case
  4. US Manufacturing Costs to Fall Below China
  5. Kauai: Resounding 'No' to Federal Oversight of DHHL
  6. Al Hee: I need Taxpayer-Subsidized 'Massage' to 'Function'
  7. Star-Adv: Take action to restore control over Mauna Kea
  8. State, city say they will work together on homeless
  9. Hawaii County Ethics 1: Cronies Suddenly Reopen Complaint Against Kenoi
  10. Hawaii County Ethics 2: Cronies Dismiss Cronyism Complaint Against Kenoi
  11. MECO Becomes Less Efficient In Order to Transfer More Money to Wind Farm Operators
  12. Friend or Foe? Kathryn Xian Has Become a Problem for Anti-Trafficking Advocates
  13. Governor Ige wants state to buy office building
  14. Leahi Hospital and Maluhia nursing home to cut 64 jobs
  15. Homeless Harass Guests at Wedding
  16. Hawaii ban on noncompetes Passes at Request of Hawaiian Airlines
  17. 'Study' Purports to Debunk Pro-Bowl Spending
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Wednesday, July 8, 2015
July 8, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:59 PM :: 4802 Views
  1. Cops, Killers, and Corruption in the Aloha State
  2. Puerto Rico’s Financial Troubles Revive Discussion of Jones Act Reform
  3. Heroes Housing Heroes to help end veteran homelessness
  4. DHHL Consultation Meetings on Proposed NextEra Maui Windfarm
  5. Battery Hype Debunked
  6. Tax Spirits? In Hawaii its $5.98 / gallon
  7. Hawaii: $100 Worth only $86.06
  8. Na'i Aupuni-Mauna Kea Connection
  9. No Pule: Civil Beat Doubles Down in attack on Native Hawaiian Charter Schools
  10. Protesters' Portable bathrooms on Mauna Kea removed
  11. Don Horner Stepping Down as Chair of Board of Education
  12. UH might formally ban student-faculty Sexual Activities
  13. HB553: Allow UH Grad Students Union
  14. How Hawaii Lawmakers Spend Up to $13,000 a Year — Each
  15. Ige, Martin Conspire to Identify Site for New Homeless Tent City
  16. Accused Scammer Tries 'Sovereignty Defense'
  17. Canceled Solar Park: HECO Wants to Rely on NextEra-owned Production
  18. Takes lot of green to live green
  19. Ige Signs Bill Wasting Another $4M on Phony Hi-Tech Companies
  20. Supreme Court Rules Chief's Wife is Competent to Pursue Gambling Case
  21. FBI Airport payoff investigation
  22. Ige Signs SB982: Free Pass for Tweekers
  23. Molokai Ferry Strangles on PUC Red Tape
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Tuesday, July 7, 2015
July 7, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 9:48 PM :: 3937 Views
  1. Fiscal Condition? Hawaii Ranks 40th
  2. Video: Hawaiians in the US Civil War
  3. Hawaii became a U.S. Territory July 7, 1898
  4. July 7, 1935: Moscow orders first Communists to Hawaii
  5. OHA, UH Hawaiian Law Center to Brainwash Commissioners Statewide
  6. City leaders choose silence over ethical governance
  7. Will Honolulu Council Approve Caldwell's Rail Tax Extension?
  8. Enviros Launch Push to Tighten Bag Ban
  9. Morita: It’s Time to End Net Energy Metering in Hawaii
  10. BLNR to Vote on Limiting access to Mauna Kea
  11. UH Hilo Takes Opportunity to Decommission Failed Telescope Project
  12. Anti-GMO Campaign did not survive confrontation with reality
  13. Star-Adv: Hiatus can help charter schools
  14. Hawaii DoE Disciplines Zero Teachers for Sexual Misconduct--But Some in Prison
  15. HPD wrong on mandatory retirement for police officers
  16. Election Commission Considers 'Salary Adjustment' for Nago
  17. Secretary of Labor and Secretary of Veteran Affairs in Hawaii
  18. Prison administrator accused of improper inmate contact quits
  19. A stark listing of Hawaii organized crime killings in the 1960s and 1970s
  20. BIA Cancels 'Parade of Homes' due to Lack of New Homes
  21. Brower Stunt Pushes HCDA to Weigh in on Kakaako Homeless Encampment
  22. TPP to Meet on Maui
  23. UH researchers eye doubling number of Hualalai geothermal survey sites
  24. Council Harasses Pigeon Fanciers
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Monday, July 6, 2015
July 6, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:33 PM :: 4833 Views
  1. America’s Future: California Or Texas?
  2. Hawaii: Worst State to Make a Living 2015
  3. Honolulu Highest Cost of Living in USA
  4. Caldwell Created Kakaako Tent City to Pressure Ige, OHA, KSBE, UH, HCDA to Fork out Money
  5. Star-Adv: 'Aha best hope to Sucker Hawaiians into Fake Indian Tribe
  6. Hanabusa Joins Push for Federal Rules over DHHL
  7. NextEra Hides Subsidiaries from Hawaii PUC
  8. Ka Leo: TMT protesters hinder Hawaii and prevent Hawaiian culture from inspiring future discoveries
  9. Wahiawa General purchase canceled
  10. Jones Act Boats Add $1.47 to Price of Milk, but Socialist Hawaii manages to Strangle Local Dairy Production Anyway
  11. Ige signs law banning noncompete clauses
  12. Mariners rip long waitlist, high vacancies at Ala Wai boat harbor
  13. Hawaii Needs An Interisland Ferry System
  14. Interior secretary announces grant to aide Compact migration
  15. Governor Signs Bill Requiring State Worker Participation in RTW Programs
  16. Hawaii’s sex trafficking laws debated amid governor’s planned veto
  17. Death of newborn rekindles home-birth debate
  18. Supreme Court Justices Were More Honest in the 1970s
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Sunday, July 5, 2015
July 5, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:09 PM :: 3454 Views
  1. NYT: Chorus of Calls to Relax Jones Act for Puerto Rico
  2. Progressive Paradise Lost
  3. New Study: “Medical Marijuana Laws Amplify Recreational Juvenile Marijuana Use”
  4. And the Lowsman Trophy Goes To…Hawaii!
  5. Nai Aupuni Launches Desperate Last Push to Force Hawaiians into Fake Indian tribe
  6. Nai Aupuni Claims Aha Candidates May Apply in Late July or Early August
  7. Neighbor island mayors tempted by GET increase
  8. Honolulu Ethics Commission’s media policy gets no support
  9. The HI cost of doing business
  10. Block new Charter School Applications for One Year?
  11. LOL: Plastic Bags Still Legal -- if they are thicker
  12. Mizuno: Fly Brower Attackers to Virginia
  13. Star-Adv: Governor Should Lead Push for New Homeless Tent City
  14. Octogenarian warns Caldwell to leave beach park alone
  15. Kym Pine Proposal seeks to shut landfill
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Saturday, July 4, 2015
July 4, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:04 PM :: 3285 Views
  1. The 1840 Hawaiian Constitution and the Fourth of July
  2. The Verified Complaint In Equity: The Declaration Of Independence
  3. Hawaii Family Forum: Pandora's box has been opened
  4. Rankings aside, we’re our own worst enemy
  5. Ige Signs 7% Tax Hike on Natural gas--Enviros Demand Even More Taxes
  6. Ethics panel's 'suffocating' media policy is rare among isle agencies
  7. House leaders to talk to Brower about his conduct
  8. Hawaii Cited as Example of Locally Controlled TOD
  9. Drug testing: Positive results among workers stay flat at 4.6%
  10. State DoT Burns $300K to Pick Up Trash from Homeless Camp on H-1
  11. Kauai Humane Society Puppy Killers Fire Two to Coverup Death Rates
  12. Declining abortion rates are welcome, but it doesn't mirror 'state of moral values'
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Friday, July 3, 2015
July 3, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:21 PM :: 3262 Views
  1. FULL TEXT: Anti-GMO Activists Sue to Shut Down State's Last Cane Plantation
  2. The Ethics Commission Needs Ethics!
  3. Hawaii Appeals: When is Final, Final?
  4. IHS to Operate Sand Island Homeless Transitional Housing
  5. Is Government a Business?
  6. Rail: What Caldwell didn't tell you
  7. Legislator was victim of ‘gang-style attack’
  8. Ige Moving to Set Up Homeless Tent City in Kakaako?
  9. Ige to Meet Feds on COFA
  10. Federal judge’s ruling invalidating GMO vote comes as no surprise
  11. Judges Dial Back Dopey Paranoid Anti-GMO Activists
  12. Doctor shortage, sickout by psychiatric staff hit state's largest jail
  13. Star-Adv Runs another Fluff Piece on Levinson
  14. Hawaii's Schofield Barracks extremely unlikely to close
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Thursday, July 2, 2015
July 2, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:07 PM :: 3744 Views
  1. Telescope Protesters Vacate Camp After Bathrooms Closed
  2. Hawaiian Homes to Feds -- "Stop your power grab!"
  3. Hawaii 100% Renewable Energy Mandate a Blank Check for Rate Hikes
  4. Mauna Kea: “It’s a political road closure, not a safety closure”
  5. Anti-Science Fear Is Putting Hawaii At Risk of ‘Cultural and Economic Poverty’
  6. Hawaii Ethics Commission decides to release financial disclosure reports
  7. Camp Caldwell: No Kakaako Homeless Sweep in Six Months
  8. Environmental Court: Hopes for Stricter Law Enforcement, Fears of Improper Influence
  9. New law removes state ethanol mandate--But Federal mandate Remains
  10. Star-Adv Gets Milk Price Controls Wrong 
  11. DOH seeks public input on cane burning as anti-GMO activists Seek to Destroy Last Plantation
  12. Equal Justice? Council to change law to allow judge’s land rezoning
  13. City tries to crack down on UPW OT abuse scheme
  14. Former HPD corporal pleads guilty, attorney says ‘he would have been alienated’
  15. Illegal Alien With Long Rap Sheet Sentenced for Selling Meth
  16. Council Has New Priority: Pigeons
  17. Plastic Bag Ban Means Longer Lines, Dead Trees
  18. Hawaii's Problem is the People in Office
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Wednesday, July 1, 2015
July 1, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:03 PM :: 4185 Views
  1. Congress Appropriates $250M for Rail -- Delegation, Mayor Keep Silent Until Ige Agrees not to Veto Rail Tax Hike
  2. Full Text: Federal Court Slaps Down Maui Anti-GMO Ordinance
  3. Ige Signs Bill: OHA Brainwashing Mandatory for Boards, Commissions
  4. TMT Delay Worsens Hawaii's Perception as Worst State for Business
  5. Video: A Fiscal Cliff for Hawaii?
  6. Kakaako: Rep. Tom Brower Purposefully Provoked Attack to create incident
  7. City Set to Award Sand Island Homeless Contract
  8. Oral Arguments Set for TMT Hawaii Supreme Court Case
  9. Ing: OHA Brainwashing Would have Prevented TMT Dispute
  10. WaPo Tries to Write about Telescope Protests, Gets it all Wrong
  11. The Myth of Hawaii’s Illegal Annexation
  12. Police shield can't cover up bad-cop behavior
  13. Taser Video Shows Final Minutes Before Meth User Died in Police Custody
  14. Enviro Court's Reach 'Endless' -- Lets Start by Banning Sunscreen
  15. Enviro Idiocy: Plastic Bag Bans Sends Stores Back to Murdering Trees
  16. Milk Price Controls Destroyed Hawaii Dairy Farms, Last Farmer to rely on Price Supports is Quitting
  17. Omidyar Won't Buy Last Dairy
  18. Prosecutors take too long on goat theft trial; charges dismissed
  19. Japanese, Canadians Top Buyers
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