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Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Stirring the Hysteria Pot
By Joni Kamiya @ 7:47 PM :: 6407 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

It’s a great tactic as so many folks don’t have a clue....

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Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Study: Hawaii 12th Best State for Military Retirees
By Selected News Articles @ 5:53 PM :: 4750 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Military

... the average military retirement age is 44 years old ....

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Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Hawaii’s health care collapse a bad omen for state Obamacare exchanges
By Selected News Articles @ 5:22 PM :: 3952 Views :: Health Care

The collapse of Hawaii’s state-run health exchange has observers wondering which of the other beleaguered exchanges could be next to fail....

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Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Out of Reach 2015: Hawaii Most Unaffordable Rentals in USA
By News Release @ 4:51 PM :: 5531 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

Statewide average wage to afford 2 br rental: $31.61 (Highest in USA)

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Monday, May 18, 2015
Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted May 18, 2015
By Congress.org @ 1:42 PM :: 4944 Views :: Congressional Delegation
Senate: Trade Promotion Authority - Cloture
House: Waters of the United States – Passage
House: Twenty-Week Abortion Ban – Passage
House: Iran Nuclear Agreement Congressional Review – Passage
House: Fiscal 2015 Defense Authorization – Passage
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Sunday, May 17, 2015
Osprey Crash Landing at Bellows: 1 Marine Dead, others wounded
By Video @ 9:02 PM :: 5002 Views :: Military

...21 have been transported to local hospitals for assessment and treatment....

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Sunday, May 17, 2015
Attorney Seeks Hawaiians Placed on Kanaiolowalu Roll Without Permission
By Grassroot Institute @ 7:56 PM :: 5792 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

...names of thousands of individuals were transferred, without their permission, over to Kana`iolowalu from other databases held by the state....

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Sunday, May 17, 2015
Tulsi Gabbard's Cult Tied to "Billion Dollar Drug Empire"-- Funded Taliban
By Selected News Articles @ 3:27 PM :: 34147 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Military, Drugs

"Chris Butler and the Foundation have worked to help many people get their lives back on track, including Patrick Bowler and will continue to do so." -- Jeannie Bishop, president of the Science of Identity Foundation

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Sunday, May 17, 2015
We Have Met the Enemy, and He Is Us
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:01 AM :: 5656 Views :: National News, Taxes

...three big issues that are holding us back in international competitiveness....

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Saturday, May 16, 2015
Jones Act Ready for Retirement
By Michael Hansen @ 3:32 PM :: 3107 Views

...From 43 percent of global shipping in 1950, the Department of Transportation found in 2009 that “U.S.-flag ships carry only about 1.5 percent of the foreign trade of the United States.”....

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Saturday, May 16, 2015
CON: Hawaii Ranks #3 in 'Certificate of Need' Laws
By Selected News Articles @ 3:46 AM :: 5699 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

In 1987, the federal government repealed the CON mandate, and throughout the 1980s, states began retiring their CON programs--but not Hawaii....

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Saturday, May 16, 2015
Which States Receive the Most Federal Aid? -- Hawaii is 49th
By Selected News Articles @ 3:22 AM :: 4007 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

The lowest federal share occurred in North Dakota at 19.0 percent, followed by Hawaii (21.5 percent)....

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Friday, May 15, 2015
UH Faces Hearing before NCAA Committee on Infractions
By News Release @ 8:00 PM :: 2874 Views

FULL TEXT: UH official response to the NCAA....

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Friday, May 15, 2015
Voting for 2015 Neighborhood Board elections ends tonight
By News Release @ 5:45 PM :: 3876 Views :: Honolulu County

Friday, May 15: Ballots must be cast by 11:59 p.m....

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Friday, May 15, 2015
Court: State Cannot Place Tax Lien on Hawaii PEO Business Owned by Mainland Tribe
By Selected News Articles @ 3:47 PM :: 4697 Views :: Akaka Bill

Whether Blue Lake invoked sovereign immunity in order to delay or defraud EDD from collecting unemployment insurance from the tribe is not relevant....

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Friday, May 15, 2015
There’s ‘No Sugarcoating’ Health Insurance Exchange Failures
By Grassroot Institute @ 12:30 PM :: 4041 Views :: Health Care

Hawaii state legislators have refused to pour millions of dollars into Hawaii’s exchange, which means it could close by Sept. 30....

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Friday, May 15, 2015
Dog Bites? Hawaii Ranks 40th
By News Release @ 11:25 AM :: 3533 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

In 2014 Hawaii ranked 40 with 14 dog bite claims. Amount Paid $355,566....

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Friday, May 15, 2015
Enviros Challenge Deep-Sea Mining Licenses
By Selected News Articles @ 10:29 AM :: 5612 Views :: Environment, National News

The Center for Biological Diversity brought the May 13 lawsuit in Washington, D.C., over five-year extensions that regulators granted Lockheed Martin for two exploration licenses it holds for a metal-rich zone of the Pacific Ocean....

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Friday, May 15, 2015
Robin Danner in DC: "I speak for Native Hawaiians"
By News Release @ 4:22 AM :: 8171 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL

This meeting is going to deal with the DOI announcement of proposing rules....

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Friday, May 15, 2015
Ige: Feds Secretly Declared Hawaii Health Connector 'Non-Compliant' in February
By News Release @ 4:03 AM :: 4047 Views :: Health Care

If Hawaii’s plan is not acceptable to CMS, Hawai’i risks losing $1 billion in matching federal Medicaid funds....

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Thursday, May 14, 2015
Tulsi Gabbard takes on Obama
By Selected News Articles @ 5:55 PM :: 5674 Views :: Military, Politicians

One of the toughest critics of President Obama’s strategy against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is Rep. Tulsi Gabbard....

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Thursday, May 14, 2015
OHA: $2.8M Giveaway to Wife of Kanaiolowalu CEO
By Video @ 4:50 PM :: 6507 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

...What The Office Of Hawaiian Affairs Is Planning To Do In Their Latest Ploy To Save Their Nation Building Efforts For Kana'iolowalu....

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Thursday, May 14, 2015
Behind Closed Doors: Shining the Light on Government Secrecy in Hawaii
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:22 PM :: 5230 Views :: Ethics, First Amendment

...a system designed to protect secrets and keep the public uninformed....

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Thursday, May 14, 2015
Wind and Solar Facilities Face No Consequences for Killing Millions of Birds
By NCPA @ 2:36 PM :: 5462 Views :: Energy, Environment

On December 9, 2013, the Obama Administration finalized a regulation allowing wind energy companies to obtain 30-year permits to kill eagles....

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Thursday, May 14, 2015
IRONMAN fined $2.7M for illegal lottery
By News Release @ 3:58 AM :: 5328 Views :: Hawaii County , Ethics

...Ironman charged athletes, who did not otherwise qualify, $50 to enter lotteries for the chance to compete in the Ironman World Championship....

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Wednesday, May 13, 2015
DBEDT: Hawaii Economic Growth Slows
By News Release @ 8:58 PM :: 4823 Views :: Economy

...mainly due to the slower than expected growth of the U.S. economy during the first quarter and the decline in Japanese visitor spending....

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Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Three days left to vote in the 2015 Neighborhood Board elections
By News Release @ 8:05 PM :: 3801 Views :: Honolulu County

The voting deadline for the 2015 Neighborhood Board elections is 11:59 p.m. on Friday, May 15....

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Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Hawaii Legislature adjourns without passing any anti-gun bills
By News Release @ 8:03 PM :: 4256 Views :: Second Amendment

Please thank the state legislators listed below for supporting your Second Amendment rights....

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Wednesday, May 13, 2015
252 Criminals Deported from Hawaii in Last 7 Years
By Heritage Foundation @ 5:31 PM :: 4940 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement

...local authorities share fingerprints from everyone booked into jail with federal authorities, who comb the prints for immigrants, those here legally and illegally, so they can be deported....

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Wednesday, May 13, 2015
70% Tuition Hike: UH System Ranks #2 in USA
By News Release @ 4:07 PM :: 6613 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

Many public two- and four-year colleges and universities avoided significant tuition increases for the second year in a row... but not UH....

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Wednesday, May 13, 2015
East-West Center Featured in 2015 Congressional Pig Book
By News Release @ 3:34 PM :: 4252 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) released its 2015 Congressional Pig Book, the 23rd edition of the group’s exposé on pork-barrel spending....

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Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Study: Honolulu not Nearly as Diverse as You Thought
By Selected News Articles @ 1:13 PM :: 3919 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...economic class diversity, ethno-racial and linguistic diversity, economic diversity and household diversity....

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Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Council Refuses to Back Down After Caldwell Threatens to Make Kakaako a Homeless Tent City
By News Release @ 3:54 AM :: 6213 Views :: Honolulu County, Homelessness
Caldwell: I will Make Kakaako a Homeless Tent City Unless Council Funds 'Positions'
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Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Hawaii’s $205 Million Obamacare Exchange Implodes
By Americans for Tax Reform @ 1:26 AM :: 5403 Views :: Health Care

Hawaii now joins Oregon, Massachusetts, Maryland, Vermont, New Mexico, and Nevada as cautionary tales in government central planning....

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Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Hawaii Bans Smoking For Young Adults, Lets Kids Continue to Have Sex
By Americans for Tax Reform @ 1:19 AM :: 6143 Views :: Health Care, Drugs

Regarding E-Cigs, Hawaii should defer to the FDA for guidance on this regulatory framework....

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Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Obama Library: UH Desperately Tries to Appear Relevant
By News Release @ 7:49 PM :: 3856 Views :: Higher Education

The Barack Obama Foundation announced today that the future Barack Obama Presidential Center will be located on Chicago’s South Side (which is nowhere near Hawaii)....

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Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Bicycle Friendly? Hawaii Ranks 43rd
By News Release @ 6:21 PM :: 3362 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...the League of American Bicyclists has released its 2015 Bicycle Friendly State rankings....

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Tuesday, May 12, 2015
State Planning Office Publishes 'Land Use System Review'
By News Release @ 6:12 PM :: 4118 Views :: Land Use

In 2014, the State Office of Planning, on its own accord, initiated an examination of the State land use system....

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Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Merger Vote Comes up Short, Hawaiian Electric Extends Deadline
By News Release @ 5:25 PM :: 4550 Views :: Energy

The merger agreement requires 75% approval by shareholders, so far it only has 70% approval....

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Monday, May 11, 2015
Powerwall or Powerdream?
By NCPA @ 6:37 PM :: 4717 Views :: Energy

...it would take over 7 years before the savings would cover the cost of the Powerwall....

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Monday, May 11, 2015
Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted May 11, 2015
By Congress.org @ 6:24 PM :: 4037 Views :: Congressional Delegation
Senate: Fiscal 2016 Budget Resolution - Motion to Proceed
Senate: Iran Nuclear Agreement - Passage
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Monday, May 11, 2015
Best City to Start a Career? Its not Honolulu
By Selected News Articles @ 1:32 PM :: 5815 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

Honolulu Ranks 101st: 95th for 'Professional Opportunities' and 107th for 'Quality of Life'....

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Monday, May 11, 2015
HB888 Deedy Bill Coming Back in 2016
By News Release @ 1:01 PM :: 4831 Views :: Second Amendment

The HI State Legislature 2015 Session adjourned on time May 7, with a flurry of gun bill activity over the “Deedy” bill, HB888....

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Monday, May 11, 2015
Mandatory GMO food label not backed by science
By Selected News Articles @ 4:41 AM :: 4543 Views :: GMOs

Labeling food that contains GMO is illogical because genetic engineering is a process and not an ingredient....

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Sunday, May 10, 2015
Draft DoI Rules Create Path for Fake Indian Tribe to Take Over DHHL
By Andrew Walden @ 8:58 PM :: 9849 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL

...rules proposed May 8, 2015 by the US Department of the Interior (DoI), at the urging of Robin Danner's Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement, create a path to federal recognition in three steps....

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Sunday, May 10, 2015
Sacred? OHA Trustees Dream of "Millions or Billions" in Telescope Revenues
By Andrew Walden @ 4:12 PM :: 3446 Views

"Where is all the money going?" -- OHA Trustee Rowena Akana

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Sunday, May 10, 2015
Court Challenge to Guam’s race-based plebiscite will go Forward
By News Release @ 11:50 AM :: 4711 Views :: National News

The Guam legislature passed a law that allowed only “native inhabitants of Guam” to vote in an upcoming plebiscite concerning Guam’s political relationship with the United States....

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Sunday, May 10, 2015
Whose Tax Is It, Anyway? (Part 2)
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:01 AM :: 4865 Views :: Small Business, Taxes

A double standard on an important issue like this is a great way to breed derision and distrust of government....

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Saturday, May 9, 2015
Could Private Exchanges Save Health Care?
By NCPA @ 6:10 PM :: 4108 Views :: Health Care

Real choice and genuine market competition could spark the real health care change America has been waiting for....

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Saturday, May 9, 2015
Laulima not A'ole: Restoring Our Roots
By Joni Kamiya @ 5:23 PM :: 6588 Views :: Higher Education, OHA, GMOs

When I keep hearing a’ole over and over, it really gives me the sense of constant fighting but no semblance of a possible alternatives....

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