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Friday, January 19, 2024
January 19, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:21 PM :: 2521 Views
  1. Hawaii offers a case study on the inadequacies of wind and solar
  2. DLNR Transfers 24,200 Acres to Agriculture Department
  3. HR6062: Congress Considers Amendments to American Samoa Constitution
  4. UH Deal will make Aloha Stadium even less profitable
  5. Kauai County Council member receives ‘credible threat’
  6. Kauai County Councilman Is Put On Leave From State Teaching Job
  7. Kennedy Rallies to Create new Political Party in Hawaii
  8. Federal officials are no-shows at Red Hill community meeting
  9. CNHA is Doing Something: Surprise! It’s Illegal
  10. Bezos promised $100 million after Maui wildfire but no one knows where it’s going
  11. Police: Homeless woman gives birth on sidewalk in downtown Hilo--drags baby around

 

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Thursday, January 18, 2024
January 18, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:11 PM :: 1193 Views
  1. Saiki Opening Day Speech: Don’t let Lahaina property owners rebuild
  2. Time to ask ‘tough questions’ about state energy policy
  3. Legislature Considering Constitutional Amendment to Enact a State Property Tax
  4. Settlement Hearing Set for Hawaii DoE Title IX Class Action Suit 
  5. Friends of Criminal Attempted to Intervene in New Years Day Manhunt--now they sue
  6. Some Hawaii charter schools tops on tests--others not so much
  7. Opening Day: Long Lines thru ‘Security’ at Capitol
  8. ‘A serious matter’: HPD admits to $575K mistake in e-ticketing program, procurement violation
  9. Don’t read too much into plea bargains
  10. Hawaii continues to have one of the lowest age-adjusted firearm fatality rates in the nation
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Wednesday, January 17, 2024
January 17, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:15 PM :: 3976 Views
  1. Hawaii 9th Worst State to Start a Business
  2. State De-Carbonization Report Debunked
  3. Hawaii fares poorly in ‘economic freedom ranking
  4. Mizuno News: Green Picks Nepotistic Nominee for HD29 Vacancy
  5. U.S. Supreme Court to hear challenge on homelessness ordinance ban
  6. Hold on to your Wallet: Legislature in Session
  7. Maui Renters Face ‘Increasingly Hostile Housing Market’ Thanks to Government Rent Subsidies
  8. Gay Socialist Oahu teacher gets 17-year prison sentence for producing child porn
  9. Log of personnel at Maui EOC on day Lahaina burned offers insight — and raises more questions
  10. 600,000 tons of ash, debris to be hauled from Lahaina
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Tuesday, January 16, 2024
January 16, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:51 PM :: 2231 Views
  1. Schatz Blasts Trump’s Dangerous Claim Of Total Impunity, Warns Of Rising Threat Of Authoritarianism In The U.S.
  2. Star-Advertiser Owner Bankrupt--Paper to be transferred to creditors
  3. Kona Airport Runway Cracks Force Shutdown
  4. Hawaii Worst State for Drivers
  5. OHA Backs Off On Its Push To Develop Kakaako Makai, At Least For Now
  6. No body? Not a problem.
  7. New Gun Safety Training Rules May Be Hurting Sales
  8. It Started With A Messy Front Porch. Now This Elderly Woman’s Condo Association May Take Her Home
  9. Hydrogen: 17 vehicles get their own slush fund
  10. Solar Industry Whines About Reduced Subsidies
  11. Homeless to be Illegally Kicked out of Low Income Housing to make way for Hawaiians
  12. Is Honolulu opposing 9th Circuit rulings that invalidated laws against homeless camps?
  13. Feel Good:  Lahaina wildfire debris to be wrapped in plastic before transfer to landfill
  14. HPD officers lose ‘invaluable’ speed enforcement tool
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Monday, January 15, 2024
January 15, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:02 PM :: 3865 Views
  1. More Heads Roll at DLNR
  2. Hawaii’s State Mental Hospital Has Long History of ‘Horrifying’ Problems
  3. Oahu public housing projects pretend to advance again 
  4. Hawaii New Car Markups Among Highest in USA
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Sunday, January 14, 2024
January 14, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:57 PM :: 1479 Views
  1. More Tax Hikes Coming
  2. Hawaii Congressional Delegation--How they Voted January 13, 2024
  3. Lisa Ginoza and Vladimir Devens Sworn In as Hawaiʻi Supreme Court Associate Justices
  4. “Non-criminal form of corruption”
  5. Will  ‘green’ energy bankrupt Hawaiian Electric?
  6. Energy policy makers should get outages first
  7. Miske Trial: Jury selection should be complete on Tuesday
  8. DLNR fines 2 homeowners on Oahu $1M each for shoreline violations
  9. Alameda officially launches campaign to oust Roth
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Saturday, January 13, 2024
January 13, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:38 PM :: 942 Views
  1. Lahaina Building Permit: Corps of Engineers has 75-point test
  2. DPP ‘Solution’ to affordable housing: Raise the Rent
  3. Daughter-in-law of alleged crime boss Mike Miske takes plea deal for racketeering
  4. Oahu emergency rooms overcrowded as demand on West side grows
  5. Hawaii hospitals are full ahead of possible nurses' strike
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Friday, January 12, 2024
January 12, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:02 PM :: 1416 Views
  1. Hawaii Republican Presidential Caucus Sites Published
  2. Company Owned by Civil Beat Publisher Criminally Liable for Terror Campaign Against Media Critics 
  3. Navy still on the hook for negligence claims by military families injured by jet fuel leak
  4. Giant Tesla Battery system comes online, speeding Hawaii's transition to rolling blackouts
  5. Oahu Rolling Blackouts Caused by Coal Plant Closure
  6. House Democrats Outline Priorities for 2024 Session
  7. Honolulu Inflation 3rd Highest in USA
  8. Hawaii: State with the Smallest Credit Score Increase   
  9. Did the alleged “Miske Enterprise” dabble in fireworks?
  10. As Usual, CoR Suddenly finds $500M for Legislature to Spend
  11. Lawsuit Aims To Halt Hawaiian Merger
  12. Lawsuit Alleges Two State Entities Improperly Hired Their Leaders Behind Closed Doors
  13. Hawaii hospitals are full ahead of possible nurses' strike
  14. EPA probe eyes plumbing concerns after Navy confirms diesel in 4 Pearl Harbor homes    
  15. 5 months after Lahaina disaster, state still lacks emergency response plan for wildfires
  16. Blangiardi Admin Pushes Back against Aid for Rail-Impacted Businesses
  17. Homeless Garbage Threatens Makiki With Flooding
  18. Hawaii County Mayor Mitch Roth to run for reelection
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Thursday, January 11, 2024
January 11, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:08 PM :: 1232 Views
  1. State Senate Democrats Announce Legislative Priorities for 2024
  2. Hawaii: $2.5M needed to retire
  3. No-Bid 8a Contractors Got Millions--but Rains Washed Lahaina Ash into Ocean Anyway 
  4. Depositions Go badly for ‘Sue Big Oil’ Eco-Kiddies
  5. Ewa Rep Martinez Refuses to Make Lead Contamination test Results Public
  6. Kaneshiro Corruption Case Set for Trial Feb 27
  7. Miske Trial Day 3
  8. $100M will be left for Native Hawaiian causes from Kawananakoa Estate
  9. UH 800 bed Dorm vacant for Seven Years, nobody noticed
  10. How big is the latest COVID wave?
  11. Red Hill Registry Being Planned to Study Long-Term Health Effects of Tainted Water on Hawaii Military Community
  12. Settlement talks continue in sex assault case against former Saint Louis School football stars
  13. More details emerge in HCCC overdoses
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Wednesday, January 10, 2024
January 10, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:03 PM :: 1124 Views
  1. Mizuno News: Dems send Green Nepotistic Nominee for HD29 Vacancy
  2. Rolling Blackout Hits Within Days After Kapolei Battery Farm Goes Online
  3. Americans Moved to Low-Tax States in 2023
  4. Hawaii Isle property tax bill could penalize owners of ohana units
  5. Let’s try a bottom-up approach to more homebuilding
  6. $4.5M: The Real Cost of Smoking in Hawaii
  7. Lahaina: More kama'aina leaving the islands for better opportunities
  8. Burn zones in Lahaina have reopened, but scores of residents still can’t sift their properties
  9. Burn More Billions: Council panel votes to support Rail to Ala Moana Mall
  10. Amid worrisome surge, Queen’s West sees more ER visits than state’s largest hospital
  11. Proposed new gun permitting process draws passionate testimony on both sides
  12. Trio of Repeat Offenders charged in Oahu Country Club burglary
  13. Navy glitch sends 2 million gallons of sewage into Hawaii waters
  14. Next Tech Debacle will Cost $60M-- Josh Green
  15. Honolulu Nears Settlement In Case Of Man Who Says He Was Wrongfully Jailed For Months
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Tuesday, January 9, 2024
January 9, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:01 PM :: 1328 Views
  1. Lack of Solar: Rolling Blackouts for Oahu
  2. $600M: Saiki Announces Act 279 DHHL Working Group
  3. Mizuno News: Dems send Green Three Nominees for HD29 Vacancy
  4. Top Three Slush Fund Surges for Wave of Retirees
  5. Hawaii To Get $250M More In Tax Collections Than Expected   
  6. Miske Trial Day 1
  7. Corrections head: Screenings, x-rays failed to prevent fatal jail overdose
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Monday, January 8, 2024
January 8, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:47 PM :: 2420 Views
  1. Housing regulations add up to solid brick wall against homebuilding
  2. The Miske Case: A Few Friends In High Places?
  3. Convention Center Usage Down by 33%
  4. Escape the DoE: Hawai‘i School Choice Week lays out options
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Sunday, January 7, 2024
January 7, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:20 PM :: 2072 Views
  1. RNC Tells Hawaii Republicans: No Caucus, No Delegates
  2. Lahaina Senator Slams Housing Plan
  3. Tax Word Find
  4. 30% More Locals to Flee Hawaii in 2024
  5. Sand Island Rehab Recycles Ex-Cons to Work for Miske
  6. The witness list for the Miske trial has grown
  7. Average Penalty on Oahu STRs -- $160K
  8. Kauai Protesters, Eco-Lawyers Kill Green Energy Project
  9. DAGS Bumbling Capitol Security Rollout
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Saturday, January 6, 2024
January 6 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:36 PM :: 1418 Views
  1. As new year dawns, old maritime law still a problem
  2. 2024: A chance to ‘accomplish great things’
  3. OHA Trustees Working Together: From One Year to the Next!
  4. City buys up expensive real estate in Iwilei--43% Profit for Kobayashi
  5. Hawaii Attorney General Writes Bill to Legalize Recreational Marijuana
  6. No Nukes: Green Announces $500M “Maui Interim Housing Plan”
  7. Target List: Judge refuses to protect juror identities in trial of Michael Miske
  8. Darwin News: Fatal overdose in Hilo jail possibly linked to Kona couple fentanyl bust  
  9. A new study finds Hawaiʻi has a hit-and-run epidemic
  10. Hawaii named ‘most dangerous state’ for two-wheeled vehicles
  11. The Supreme Court will decide if Donald Trump can be kept off 2024 presidential ballots
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Friday, January 5, 2024
January 5, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:16 PM :: 2268 Views
  1. ‘Defects’ Have Already Been Found Along Honolulu Skyline’s Tracks
  2. Connected Developers Cash in While Others Are Blocked
  3. HART Lawyers Feast: $23.3M Legal Fees in $200M Dispute over 2 Acres in Kakaako
  4. Maui short-term rental owners say they need answers on looming moratorium
  5. How to pay for make-work programs called ‘climate change mitigation’? Green proposes another tax hike
  6. HPD corporal’s 2016 DUI case faces new scrutiny amid questions about how recent crash was handled
  7. More Unionized Public Employees! Yippieeee --  Labor board says UH graduate assistants have right to collectively bargain
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Thursday, January 4, 2024
January 4, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:07 PM :: 2771 Views
  1. Trump to be Removed from Hawaii Republican Ballot--or vice versa
  2. Lahaina: Who they’re Getting Rid Of
  3. Female Strip Search News: Crooked Jail Guards and Airport Employees Team up to Steal State Vehicles
  4. Bissen Campaign Worker Awarded $150,000 Contract For Maui County Recruitment
  5. The task force has five containers with illegal fireworks in its possession as evidence, Lowe said no arrests have been made yet.
  6. Column: To improve schools, expand DOE system that works
  7. Rail construction is slowly killing these businesses. Relief has been slow to come
  8. Judge rejects injunction in ACLU case against Oahu homeless sweeps
  9. In alarming trend, Hawaii saw multiple overdose deaths in 2023 involving horse tranquilizer
  10. Hawaii GOP’s disputes linger into next legislative session
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Wednesday, January 3, 2024
January 3, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:59 PM :: 1129 Views
  1. Saiki Updates House Committee Assignments
  2. House Finance Announces Hearing Schedule
  3. While Locals Flee, Useless Hawaii Make-Work Projects Will Require Workers From The Mainland
  4. Housing panel makes first development decision
  5. HPD Car-Chase Cut-off Rules Make Chases More Dangerous, not less
  6. Soft on Crime: Gunman killed by Honolulu police was free on bail
  7. Big Island Woman Killed Despite A Restraining Order Against Ex-Boyfriend
  8. UH president won’t say if he was drinking before crash
  9. Gender-neutral terms, not ‘mom’ or ‘dad’
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Tuesday, January 2, 2024
January 2, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:26 PM :: 1464 Views
  1. Trump to be Removed from Hawaii Republican Ballot--or vice versa
  2. New information suggests link between Miske group and a North Shore drug gang
  3. “We are considering moving to Mexico,” Government proposals worry Maui short-term rental owners
  4. Horse Tour Operator Being Fined to Death
  5. Tourist Count Up but tourist income in real terms hasn’t grown in the past 30 years
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Monday, January 1, 2024
January 1, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 9:00 PM :: 894 Views
  1. FBI Illegal Disruption of Hawaii Republicans?
  2. Maui Economy will get Worse in 2024 
  3. Ige Admin Tries to Destroy Digital Records of Governorship
  4. Hawaii DOE Faces Roadblocks, Delays In Spending $2 Billion For School Facilities
  5. Mental hospitals warehoused the sick. Congress wants to let them try again.
  6. Hawaii Prisons Need More Thorough Internal Investigations, Commission Says
  7. State of Hawaii Moves Closer to Disposing of Historic Sailing Tanker
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Sunday, December 31, 2023
December 31, 2023 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:21 PM :: 1125 Views
  1. Restaurants Getting Cooked
  2. Bissen Picks New Administrator for Maui Emergency Management Agency
  3. It might be called Hawaiian, but it isn’t Hawaii-owned
  4. VIDEO: Tulsi Gabbard Slams Maine’s ‘Dangerous’ Removal of Trump from Ballot
  5. Plea Deal By Miske’s Ex-Business Partner Leaves Only 3 Defendants In Upcoming Trial
  6. Customers could feel impacts of minimum wage increase
  7. 100% renewable for Oahu is bad law
  8. Here’s The Forecast For Legislative Reform in ’24
  9. Hawaii’s COVID-19 death toll surpassed 2,100 in 2023
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Saturday, December 30, 2023
December 30, 2023 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:36 PM :: 1043 Views
  1. Keeping Honolulu Jammed: 2023 Complete Streets Progress Report
  2. Pinata: Legislature opens GIA application processes
  3. Mobile Homes for Lahaina?  “We could have them set up within 48 hours”
  4. Law enforcement makes third big bust of illegal fireworks in two weeks
  5. Tentative Settlement Reached In Lawsuit Over Fatal Shooting By Honolulu Police
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Friday, December 29, 2023
December 29, 2023 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:18 PM :: 1248 Views
  1. HPD: No Gun Permits for Next 40 Days
  2. Minimum wage jumps to $14 January 1st
  3. DBEDT: Tourist Count Up--Spending Down
  4. Task Force makes another large seizure of illegal fireworks
  5. No Water-No Build: Kaleo Manuel finally figures out he is ‘an obstacle’
  6. Climate Change not cause of Lahaina Fire
  7. Maui Arrival Requirements Revealed for Visitors In 2024
  8. Attorney Michael Green sued for alleged sexual harassment
  9. 5 years and 13 delays: Mother of infant who died in babysitter’s care desperately awaits trial’s start
  10. 4 Oahu Inmates Face Manslaughter Charge In Fellow Prisoner's Death
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Thursday, December 28, 2023
December 28, 2023 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:22 PM :: 854 Views
  1. FBI Illegal Disruption of Hawaii Republicans?
  2. Bearing brunt of housing crisis, Hawaii’s youth are speaking up for the future: ‘I don’t want to leave’
  3. Food insecurity rises in Hawaii amid increasing costs
  4. DoE Names new Person to Screw up CIP Projects
  5. Public Safety Department Changes Name
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Wednesday, December 27, 2023
December 27, 2023 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:53 PM :: 955 Views
  1. State Senate Announces Leadership, Committee Assignments
  2. Hawaiʻi State Legislature Announces 2024 Legislative Timetables
  3. Kaleo Manuel to depart the Commission on Water Resource Management
  4. ‘Makes me angry’: Lahaina family marks bittersweet holiday as they prepare to leave Hawaii
  5. This Lahaina senior complex used to be a refuge. Now it’s a ‘cemetery’
  6. Businesses In Lahaina May Face Significant Barriers To Reopening
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Tuesday, December 26, 2023
December 26, 2023 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:25 PM :: 1513 Views
  1. EMS lost $33M after failing to bill patients?
  2. Hawaii slowest to recover pandemic job losses
  3. High School Teams to Compete in the 2024 Hawaiʻi LifeSmarts State Competition
  4. Maui County diverts UIPA requests to 'online portal'
  5. Maui: Unemployment drops to 6.5%
  6. “I lost it all”--Small Businesses Survive Lahaina Fires--but not aftermath
  7. Conflict Of Interest Has Clouded This Big Island Judge's Family Court Cases
  8. CD5: Will Calvin Say Run for Reelection?
  9. It’s Time To Take Meaningful Action Against Cockfighting
  10. New Database Tracks Millions In Donations And Government Funds For Maui
  11. State Hospital Workers are totally at the mercy of criminal insane ‘patients’
  12. The Insane Die on Hawaii Streets because They Are Not Forced into Treatment
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Monday, December 25, 2023
December 25, 2023 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:04 PM :: 885 Views
  1. How Christmas Came to Hawaii
  2. Find common ground to foster holiday cheer
  3. Public Corruption In The Land Of Aloha
  4. Hawai‘i County leading state in tackling housing shortage
  5. X-Mas Surprise: 27% raises for county execs
  6. Seven years since the fatal shooting at Ala Moana Center
  7. Trial in missing girl’s murder delayed
  8. Military fuel supplies could be targets in a Pacific conflict
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Sunday, December 24, 2023
December 24, 2023 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:58 PM :: 1001 Views
  1. How Christmas Came to Hawaii
  2. Find common ground to foster holiday cheer
  3. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted December 23, 2023
  4. Merry Wet Christmas for Honolulu BWS
  5. Hawaii's outward migration confirmed in U.S Census Bureau's report
  6. Debt: Hawaii Ranks #1
  7. The More Green Talks About Homelessness, the Less He Does
  8. Hawaii lags in preparing kids for kindergarten, state DOE report shows
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Saturday, December 23, 2023
December 23, 2023 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:44 PM :: 1589 Views
  1. State Pays Down Student Debt for 492 Medics 
  2. Telescope Removed from Mauna Kea--Will be Shipped to Chile where Science is Appreciated
  3. Soft on Crime: Kidnapper twice not arrested, he then kills victim
  4. Lahaina: Home Ownership is Key to Success
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Friday, December 22, 2023
December 22, 2023 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:57 PM :: 1494 Views
  1. Existing short-term Hawaii rentals may remain in operation, judge rules
  2. Help Maui fire victims, but not by abusing STR owners
  3. Could fixing our housing crisis really be so simple?
  4. Air Tours to be Restricted over Volcanoes National Park
  5. Ways to make it easier for private homebuilders to build more homes
  6. Long-term rental tax relief should include mixed-use properties
  7. Judge denies ex-city prosecutor’s last ditch effort to have public corruption case thrown out after lawyer indicted as co-conspirator
  8. Lawyers have a lot of work before the Miske trial starts
  9. Hannemann: “We have an opportunity to use this crisis”
  10. Maui Starts Building Temporary Landfill For Wildfire Ash And Debris
  11. With $2B in unspent construction money, schools superintendent pretends to pledge to overhaul process
  12. Fuel found in some homes on Navy water system, new EPA report finds
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Thursday, December 21, 2023
December 21, 2023 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:11 PM :: 1733 Views
  1. Mizuno Quits House to Become Homeless Czar--who will the Carpenters Union Appoint Next?
  2. Lahaina Tourism Industry Factions Fight: ILWU, UNITE HERE Demand Their Competitors be Shut Down
  3. DoE Non-Spender to Work for Senate WAM this Session
  4. Senators Grill DOE Officials For Failure To Spend Project Money Before Deadline
  5. No House Investigation into Alcos
  6. Fear: Applying The Smell Test To CWS
  7. As Lahaina burned, resort safety officer’s satellite phone proved a critical connection to outside world
  8. Mauna Kea lands on Hawaii Register of Historic Places
  9. UH Regents on Track to Pick Next Dobelle
  10. $0.329/kwh not enough?  Solar Industry Appeals
  11. HPD investigating bizarre break-in at Oahu judge's home
  12. Should Oahu Have Armed Police Officers Inside Its Schools?
  13. Large shipment of illegal fireworks seized in Honolulu
  14. Mililani Shooting Another Joseph Family Hit
  15. Convicted Child Predator Gets Manini Sentence After Long Delay In Standing Trial
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Wednesday, December 20, 2023
December 20, 2023 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:51 PM :: 1839 Views
  1. Displaced Lahaina residents will be placed in Short-Term Rentals for Years and Years to Come
  2. Hawaiian Airlines Open To Other Merger Offers
  3. Legislative Agenda: GE Tax Hike, TAT Hike, State-Run Bank
  4. Honolulu Fireworks Cases Almost Always Get Dismissed
  5. Court document: HPD brass ignored sex harassment, retaliation complaints against embattled major
  6. Police and Courts Find Way to Get DUI case dismissed against former UH football coach June Jones
  7. One Homeless Alcoholic May Move Back to Mainland
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Tuesday, December 19, 2023
December 19, 2023 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:47 PM :: 1155 Views
  1. DCCA Makes It Hard To Find Information On Political Insiders
  2. Governor looks again to climate impact fee — this time aimed at vacation rentals
  3. HPD chief says he’s ‘not aware of all the facts’ in alleged mishandling of crash involving officer
  4. Sue and Settle: Hawaii Governor Proposes Additional Funds to Pretend to Fight Youth Climate Lawsuit
  5. Hawaii Federal Court Denies Motion To Certify Covid-19 Vaccination Class Action
  6. Benioffs donate 282 acres for Self-Help Affordable Housing to Hawaii Island nonprofit
  7. FBI Busts Hilo Satanist-Anarchist on Kiddie Porn
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Monday, December 18, 2023
December 18, 2023 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:56 PM :: 1021 Views
  1. Cost-free ways Hawaii can increase its housing stock
  2. Voluntary tax incentives could encourage landlords to house displaced Lahaina residents
  3. Public asked to participate in survey on next UH President
  4. Drugs Behind 50% of Traffic Fatalities
  5. Lahaina: “Impatient to move back onto the property”
  6. Lahaina: ‘We want to return to work’
  7. Hawaii State Hospital Workers Were Assaulted More Than 1,700 Times Over The Past 11 Years
  8. Another Day in the DoE: Autistic student beaten at Kailua-Kona high school, mother speaks out
  9. Corrections Panel Crumbling
  10. Is Miske somehow behind recent shooting deaths?
  11. State firework drop off doesn’t spark much interest
  12. EMS staffing shortage leaves one-third of Oahu’s rigs out of service for 12-hour period
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Sunday, December 17, 2023
December 17, 2023 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:56 PM :: 1367 Views
  1. More moving away as Hawaii dream gets costlier
  2. Millions for Fake ‘Toxic’ Cleanups but County Noncommittal as Maui developers seek subsidies to alter projects and help fire evacuees
  3. Homeless Drug News: Hepatitis epidemic hits Hawaii harder than other states
  4. ACLU Suits Could Help Expand Gigantic Festering Homeless Tent Cities
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Saturday, December 16, 2023
December 16, 2023 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:55 PM :: 1867 Views
  1. We’re #1: Hawaii has highest rates of chronic homelessness, youth without shelter
  2. Total Fail: After Closing Sole ‘Kauhale’, Green’s Homeless Coordinator Is Leaving Post
  3. More Bluster: Gov. Green again threatens moratorium on short-term rentals
  4. City measures pave way for transit, stadium development
  5. BLNR grants protesters right to occupy Coco Palms leased-land parcel--Squatters to buy land?
  6. Military concludes ‘gravity defueling’ at Red Hill -- 60,000 gallons remain
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Friday, December 15, 2023
December 15, 2023 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:00 PM :: 1352 Views
  1. Lahaina Recovery: Convicted Felon Wants Another $50M
  2. Renters Fear Unintended Consequences Of Cash Incentives To Help House Maui Fire Survivors
  3. Only 3,200 People Ride Rail on Average Weekday
  4. HART Reaches Nearly $60 Million Settlement With Rail Contractor STG--but don’t worry, it won’t impact overall price of project, LOL!
  5. Driver falsely arrested at DUI checkpoint claims statistics — not drunk drivers — motivate arrests
  6. New law enforcement department is a ‘force multiplier’ with new ‘Training Center’ in its Crosshairs
  7. Erosion: State Prohibits Homeowners from Saving Their Homes--State may get land ‘donated’
  8. As deep-sea mining ship arrives in Honolulu, Hawaiians and environmentalists speak out
  9. ACLU Helps Maui Meth-heads Stay on Beach
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Thursday, December 14, 2023
December 14, 2023 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:22 PM :: 3355 Views
  1. Hawaii Democrats New Interim Chairman Supported Primary Candidate Against Speaker Saiki
  2. Kauai: Eco Lawyers Block Green Energy Project
  3. Hawaii Traffic Fatalities Down from 2022
  4. Mafia News: Miske’s Lawyer Takes over Law Practice of New Supreme Court Justice
  5. CNHA News: HTA Gets Hannemann After Grifters Rampage Leaves them Without Budget
  6. For Maui wildfire survivors seeking long-term housing, a new concern: Scammers
  7. Sheriff’s Top Training Officer with fake Credentials arrested for DUI late Tuesday night
  8. Maui County moves towards settlement in lawsuit alleging ‘kidnapping’ of officer under former MPD chief
  9. Gun safety, concealed carry permits highlighted in West Oahu town hall
  10. Nurses Union: Healthcare Shortage helps us get Better Contract
  11. Ambulance services --new RFP Coming Soon
  12. Nearly 600 EBT cardholders in Hawaii victimized by fraud
  13. Hawaiian Airlines Workers Denied Class Status in Covid Vax Suit
  14. Inside Mark Zuckerberg’s Top-Secret Hawaii Compound
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Wednesday, December 13, 2023
December 13, 2023 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:12 PM :: 1276 Views
  1. Four Months Later: Final Group of Homeowners Allowed to Reenter Burn Zone
  2. $1B Ala Wai flood mitigation plan faces harsh criticism
  3. Military Land Leases: OHA Insiders Smell the Money
  4. Maui Fire Victims Fight To Keep Lawsuits On Maui
  5. Hotel metrics a mixed bag after tourism reopened in West Maui
  6. Mayor: Credibility of HPD ‘on the line’ as officers are being investigated for mishandling crash probe
  7. Spike in violent crime involving youth triggers after-hours security concerns for school campuses
  8. Hawaii’s first homeless ‘medical respite’ site closing, never to be rebuilt
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Tuesday, December 12, 2023
December 12, 2023 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:29 PM :: 1327 Views
  1. Swastikas Cover 10 Miles of H1 Freeway--Eleven Hawaii Jewish Sites Targeted with Bomb Threat
  2. Fire Destroyed This California Town's Water System. But That Didn't Slow The Effort To Rebuild
  3. Law enforcement: Illegal fireworks sales are fueling organized crime
  4. Puna standoff suspect out on bail, under indictment
  5. Prosecutors In Keith Kaneshiro Case Did Not Step Over The Line, Judge Rules
  6. Honolulu Homeowners: Property Assessments Are Coming Soon
  7. City Ends Contract With Private Security Company Hired To Help HPD Make Waikiki Safer 
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Monday, December 11, 2023
December 11, 2023 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:45 PM :: 1532 Views
  1. The Adults are the Cheaters: Hawaii Teachers Learning how to use AI to Fake Student Success
  2. Wildfires: Sonoma County Achieves 98% rebuild-- What About Lahaina?
  3. Water Rate Hikes: Why didn’t Green Speak up BEFORE they were approved?
  4. Lahaina school replacement 2-3 months away
  5. Scare Tactics: Toxic elements found in collected ash last month from Lahaina fire
  6. Maui looking at up to $100K for ohana unit construction
  7. Ordinary Citizens Can Get Laws Passed In Hawaii. Here's How
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Sunday, December 10, 2023
December 10, 2023 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:59 PM :: 3059 Views
  1. Anti-Semitic Hawaii ‘Peace’ Activists tied to Hamas, Iran, China
  2. The Two Gorillas Still Menace the Budget
  3. Why Hawaii costs so much — and what we can do about it
  4. More craziness caused by 1886 maritime law
  5. Support Victims of Condo Board Retaliation
  6. Empowering Food Entrepreneurs: Education, Policy Changes Needed
  7. The easiest way to increase tax revenues
  8. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted December 9, 2023
  9. 18 Years and Still not fixed: Reflecting Pool is DAGS Aloha Stadium Preview
  10. More Housing?  Gov. Green’s 1st year ends with less
  11. Thousands are leaving Hawaii. 7th Year in a Row.
  12. Will Maui wildfire litigation overwhelm courts?
  13. Vacancies In State Child Welfare Services Jobs Reach Their Highest Point In Over A Decade
  14. Miske: The evidence keeps piling up
  15. Email Threat To Jewish Temples In Hawaii Heightens Security Fears
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Sunday, December 10, 2023
Letters to the Editor December, 2023
By Letters to the Editor @ 2:19 AM :: 1328 Views

Support Victims of Condo Board Retaliation

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Saturday, December 9, 2023
December 9, 2023 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:41 PM :: 970 Views
  1. $83M Short: CNHA Program to convert vacation rentals to fire evacuee housing leads to high costs, profiteering
  2. With claims that elderly residents were abandoned, fire survivors prepare to file lawsuit
  3. Maui mayor’s enhanced security detail could be paid for using federal, wildfire fund
  4. Judge Refuses to Consider DNA evidence in 1978 Murder-Rape
  5. New Maui water diversion permit approved
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Friday, December 8, 2023
December 8, 2023 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:01 PM :: 2170 Views
  1. Toxins? What Toxins? Maui Air Monitoring and Sampling Shows Good Air Quality
  2. There's No Going Back To Lahaina For This Family
  3. Lease Expiration is Opportunity to Grift Money from DoD
  4. Drunk Cop lied after crash that seriously injured motorcyclist
  5. 2 HPD Officers Disciplined For Working An Unauthorized Side Job On The Clock
  6. School facilities executive departs after half-billion dollar in projects due to lapse
  7. DOE: 15 schools fire alarm non-functional--wants $41M
  8. Mitchel Miyashiro, charged in teen's hit-and-run death, turns himself in
  9. New law streamlines building permit process 
  10. Hawaii Lobbyist Pleads Guilty To Illegal Drug Possession At Vet Clinic
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Thursday, December 7, 2023
December 7, 2023 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 11:21 AM :: 1134 Views
  1. Forgotten Honouliuli: Jack Burns, Police Spy
  2. Bribe-Payers OK to keep Working: DPP building permits bill advances without criminal punishment parts
  3. DHHL in no Hurry to Build Lahaina Burn Zone Project
  4. Possible Scenarios For Hawaii's Republican Presidential Caucus
  5. Pay raise, expanded evaluation proposed for state schools chief
  6. Hawaiian Electric seeks federal trial amid dozens of Maui wildfire lawsuits
  7. Hawaiian Electric RFP Winners Are Currently Secret
  8. Despite previous settlement, city tries to deny liability in near-fatal crash involving 4 officers
  9. Hawaii Co PD detective pleads not guilty
  10. HPD: West Side down to only 14 Illegal Game Rooms--but they’ll be back
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Wednesday, December 6, 2023
December 6, 2023 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:41 PM :: 2263 Views
  1. Hilo Police Detective Arrested for Perjury and Tampering With a Government Record
  2. Trump Campaign Bulks up Hawaii Operations
  3. Green Speech Marks First year in Office
  4. Honolulu’s Building Permit Delays: A ‘Nightmare’ Decades In The Making
  5. Search for next UH president becoming a battle for control
  6. The DOE Is Giving Up $465M In School Construction Funds. What Happened?
  7. Man with 164 citations charged in hit-and-run death of McKinley student
  8. Maui’s mayor pitches tax incentive bill aimed at getting evacuees into vacation rentals, but not everyone is on board
  9. HOOSER: Hawaii Dems 2nd in USA to pass ‘cease-fire’ resolution
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Tuesday, December 5, 2023
December 5, 2023 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:43 PM :: 1855 Views
  1. Miske properties targeted for forfeiture by the government
  2. No Joke: 2043 is new Target date for Completion of New Aloha Stadium Entertainment District
  3. Tax Hikes Coming: Green, Legislators Vaporize $3.5B--want more
  4. Lahaina: “It’s gonna take six months to a year to remove the debris”
  5. State, feds offer $75M to reopen Halawa Shaft
  6. Hawaii BoE to Evaluate Hayashi Secretly?
  7. From Bad To Worse: Honolulu Airport Woes To Be Prolonged
  8. Study: Hilo had 20.2% decline in brick-and-mortar retailers from 2011 to 2021
  9. How A Hawaii Kai Community Ended Up Owing $38,000 In Delinquent Property Taxes
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Monday, December 4, 2023
December 4, 2023 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:16 PM :: 997 Views
  1. Alaska Airlines Buys Hawaiian Air for $1.9B
  2. Two types of corruption fuel cronyism in Hawaii — illegal and legal
  3. Hawaii to join more medical licensure compacts?
  4. Kaneohe: Navy Floats P8 Poseidon, Plans to Restore it to Service
  5. Hawaii governor’s emergency housing panel resumes work
  6. Our Insurance Crisis Is About To Get Much Worse
  7. Hawaii Charter Schools Say Test Scores Don’t Tell The Whole Story

 

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Sunday, December 3, 2023
December 3, 2023 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:24 PM :: 1789 Views
  1. Eight Candidates on Ballot for Hawaii Republican Presidential Caucus
  2. Population: Still Losing
  3. Use carrots, not sticks, to help Maui fire victims
  4. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted December 2, 2023
  5. Notice of Anticipated Judicial Vacancy – Chief Judge, Intermediate Court of Appeals
  6. Hawaii has the highest electricity prices in the U.S.
  7. Accounts in Distress? Hawaii Ranks 5th in USA
  8. A New Day for Hawaiian Homelands: Collaboration Between OHA and DHHL
  9. Lawsuit Targets Lawyer: Navatek Looted to buy Condo, House
  10. Honolulu City Council anti-bribery bill fades in committee
  11. Bill 131: Tax Incentives to Convert STR to House Lahaina fire Victims
  12. Japanese Travelers Are Steering Clear Of Hawaii
  13. Maui Is Still Searching For Someone To Lead Its Emergency Management Agency
  14. Volunteer firefighter sues Hawaii County
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Saturday, December 2, 2023
December 2, 2023 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:25 PM :: 4085 Views
  1. Message to Tourists: ”The blood is on your hands”
  2. Local parents express vaccine support amidst recent Hawaii kindergartner exemption increases
  3. Following council vote, Maui’s former emergency head may have to pay his own legal fees
  4. Restaurants Go Cashless as Thieves hit multiple Moanalua Shopping Center businesses
  5. Joseph News -- Feds Bust Another: Man allegedly bought 100 pounds of drugs from undercover agents
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