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Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Hawaii is in North Korea’s Crosshairs with no Real Defense
By Heritage Foundation @ 2:25 AM :: 5880 Views :: Military

There are two major courses of action that can be followed....

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Assisted Suicide Hearing Set for Thursday
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 3:23 PM :: 5354 Views :: Health Care, Life

... a lethal dose of barbiturates can save insurance companies big money ....

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017
JSC Seeks Nominees for Two Oahu Judicial Vacancies
By News Release @ 3:15 PM :: 4423 Views :: Judiciary

nomination deadline is Monday, May 1, 2017....

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted March 21, 2017
By Congress.org @ 2:43 PM :: 4536 Views :: Congressional Delegation
Senate: Disapprove Unemployment Benefit Drug Testing Rule
House: VA Personnel Accountability
House: Mentally Disabled Veterans and Guns
House: VA Medical Professional Staffing
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Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Public-Private Partnerships: Study Examines New Options for Rail
By News Release @ 2:48 AM :: 6625 Views :: Rail

“Due to the at-risk private capital, Public-Private Partnerships often result in lower costs, less risk, and faster delivery....

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017
College Readiness: How Did Your School Do?
By News Release @ 2:32 AM :: 5502 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

...College and Career Readiness Indicators Report (CCRI) for the Class of 2016....

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Statewide 2017 HS Graduation Dates
By News Release @ 2:23 AM :: 4520 Views :: Education K-12
The Hawaii State Department of Education announced its 2017 graduation dates for public and charter schools statewide....
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Sunday, March 19, 2017
Dissent: Five Ninth Circuit Judges Rebuke Court’s Immigration Ruling
By Selected News Articles @ 8:17 PM :: 7803 Views :: National News

"...we cannot let our personal inclinations get ahead of important, overarching principles about who gets to make decisions in our democracy...."

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Sunday, March 19, 2017
Assisted Suicide Laws in Oregon and Washington: What Safeguards?
By Selected News Articles @ 6:33 PM :: 5780 Views :: Health Care, Life

In Oregon, 1,749 lethal prescriptions have been written and at least 1,127 patients have died from ingesting the drugs....

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Sunday, March 19, 2017
Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 6:08 PM :: 6992 Views :: Family, First Amendment, Life

All bills referred to three or more committees must be in their second-to-last committee in the non-originating chamber by March 16....

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Sunday, March 19, 2017
Election Results: KIUC Co-op Board
By News Release @ 5:32 PM :: 5838 Views :: Kauai County, Energy

KIUC mailed 25,703 ballots and received 6,088, for a turnout of 23.7 percent, more than last year’s 21 percent turnout....

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Sunday, March 19, 2017
A Constitutional Amendment for Education Wars, Part 2
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:01 AM :: 5298 Views :: Education K-12, Taxes

...two bills are moving through the legislature on this subject....

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Sunday, March 19, 2017
Fox News Video: How your tax dollars are being wasted on a railway in Hawaii
By Video @ 4:02 AM :: 3809 Views

The city low-balled the cost and construction is five years late; William La Jeunesse has the story for 'Special Report'....

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Sunday, March 19, 2017
Caldwell Fined for Sewage Spills
By News Release @ 2:14 AM :: 4273 Views :: Honolulu County

If the City does not comply with AOC schedules for completion, DOH may issue stipulated penalties of $500 per day for delays....

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Saturday, March 18, 2017
March 18, 1959: Eisenhower Signs Hawaii Statehood Bill
By Selected News Articles @ 11:09 PM :: 6988 Views :: Hawaii History

...Democrats from southern states expressed concern over incorporating Hawaii’s predominantly non-white population into the Union....

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Saturday, March 18, 2017
Letter to OHA: Hawaiian Activists Demand Audit
By Selected News Articles @ 2:00 PM :: 4779 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Implement a forensic audit of OHA’s expenses, especially in regards to “Hawaiian Nation Building”....

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Saturday, March 18, 2017
Ninth Circuit Gets Frankencourt Treatment at House
By Selected News Articles @ 3:43 AM :: 5241 Views :: National News, Judiciary

Capitol Hill’s crosshairs turned Thursday on the Ninth Circuit just a day after a federal judge under the court’s purview became the latest to thwart efforts by the president to block Muslim immigration....

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Saturday, March 18, 2017
Trump Admin Appeals Travel Ban Ruling in 4th Circuit Court
By Selected News Articles @ 3:31 AM :: 3388 Views :: National News

...the Trump administration is placing its hopes for the ban in the hands of the Fourth Circuit in Richmond, Virginia....

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Friday, March 17, 2017
‘Unindicted Co-conspirator’ Owns Manoa Mosque
By Selected News Articles @ 10:04 PM :: 8362 Views :: National News

NAIT is an unindicted co-conspirator named in the Holy Land Foundation terrorism-financing trial of 2007-08....

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Friday, March 17, 2017
Hawaiian biodiversity declining millions of years--Before Humans Arrived
By News Release @ 8:28 PM :: 6920 Views :: Environment, Hawaii History

... but, but, but--How can we make the humans feel guilty now? ....

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Friday, March 17, 2017
The Legislature Just Can't Help Itself When It Comes to the Maui Hospital
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 2:17 PM :: 5481 Views :: Health Care, Labor

...bills heard this week (HB76, HB233, and HB234) attempt to amend the law passed last summer by adding new severance options for the hospital employees....

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Friday, March 17, 2017
Chief Justice Appoints Three Oahu District Court Judges
By News Release @ 1:57 PM :: 4689 Views :: Judiciary

Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald has appointed Brian A. Costa, Darolyn H. Lendio Heim, and Trish K. Morikawa to the District Court of the First Circuit (Island of Oahu) ....

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Friday, March 17, 2017
Billy Kenoi Lava Tube
By News Release @ 2:31 AM :: 6617 Views :: Hawaii County , Ethics
Former Mayor Billy Kenoi awarded Lava Tube dishonor;
Nancy Cook Lauer earns meritorious Torch of Light award
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Thursday, March 16, 2017
Hawaii v Trump: Decision based on Campaign Statements “Dangerous”
By Selected News Articles @ 10:58 PM :: 5129 Views :: National News

Don’t expect the Ninth Circuit to stand in the way. It was that court that pointed the way for the Hawaii judge....

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Thursday, March 16, 2017
How to fix Hawaii’s pension problem
By Grassroot Institute @ 5:29 PM :: 5303 Views :: Hawaii State Government

...Hawaii’s public pension system has been operating like a Ponzi scheme....

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Thursday, March 16, 2017
Another Dangerous Travel-Ban Ruling
By Selected News Articles @ 5:00 PM :: 3981 Views :: National News

…instead of ruling on the Trump administration’s revised policy, Judge Watson has ruled on the character of Donald Trump....

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Thursday, March 16, 2017
American Samoa Rep Calls on Trump to Undo Fishing Bans in Obama Tuna Monuments
By News Release @ 5:22 AM :: 4499 Views :: Small Business

The panel overwhelmingly objected to the lack of local input, transparency and scientific scrutiny in the marine monument designation process....

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Thursday, March 16, 2017
Study: Ige's Budget Runs Out of Money in Two Years
By Grassroot Institute @ 1:20 AM :: 4154 Views :: Hawaii State Government

...Ige’s current budget overspends by $292 million next year....

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Thursday, March 16, 2017
How Would You Fix OHA?
By Video @ 12:27 AM :: 5042 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...what the beneficiaries say....

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Trump Ban “Blatantly discriminatory”? Hawaii Should Look at the Fake Indian Tribe
By Selected News Articles @ 5:33 PM :: 6577 Views :: Akaka Bill, National News

The Civil Rights Commission said that Hawaii “is in a league by itself” when it comes to officially sanctioned discriminatory conduct....

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017
How Paid Home Care leads to Union Membership Scam
By Heritage Foundation @ 2:28 PM :: 8314 Views :: Family, Health Care, Labor

... Kupuna Caregivers $70/Day Appropriation SB534 / HB607 ....

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017
SB501: Force Pro-Life Centers to Promote Abortion
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 1:41 PM :: 6253 Views :: First Amendment, Health Care, Life

The House Health Committee is poised to pass a bill requiring pro-life crisis pregnancy centers to disseminate pro-abortion messages....

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Break up 9th Circuit Court? Judicial Conference asks for 5 More Judgeships
By News Release @ 1:51 AM :: 4465 Views :: Judiciary

...The 26-member Judicial Conference is the policy-making body for the federal court system....

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Another Step Towards an OHA Audit
By Andrew Walden @ 12:16 AM :: 5776 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...the audit of “OHA and its subsidiaries” should include the six secretive LLCs owned by OHA....

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Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Hawaii's case against Trump's travel ban, debunked
By Selected News Articles @ 8:14 PM :: 4557 Views :: National News

...the claim that it is a Muslim ban is contradicted by Iraq’s removal from the list because arrangements have been made for the Iraqi government to provide the information needed for effective vetting of Iraqi nationals....

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Tuesday, March 14, 2017
What are the Financial Benefits of a University of Hawaii Education?
By UHERO @ 6:54 PM :: 4758 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...the potential rate of return for associate’s degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and post-graduate degrees....

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Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted March 14, 2017
By Congress.org @ 4:38 PM :: 4486 Views :: Congressional Delegation

MegaVote for Hawaii's 1st & 2nd Congressional Districts....

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Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Grassroot Institute Urges Caution in Light of New Revenue Projection
By Grassroot Institute @ 12:12 AM :: 4978 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Taxes

...Watchdog Group Says State Budget Must be Reevaluated....

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Tuesday, March 14, 2017
UPDATE: Galera Quits, BoE Resumes Search for Superintendent
By News Release @ 12:01 AM :: 7232 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics

“The Search Committee appreciates the forthright statements of a public that is unafraid to speak up and who is passionate about the education of our students...."

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Monday, March 13, 2017
House Finance Committee Proposes Budget
By News Release @ 9:12 PM :: 4479 Views :: Hawaii State Government

The House Finance Committee March 9 passed out a proposed budget that reflects slower economic growth in Hawaii based on General Excise Tax collections and projections by the State Council on Revenues....

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Monday, March 13, 2017
Race-based voting overturned on Guam — after six years
By Selected News Articles @ 8:52 PM :: 7068 Views :: Akaka Bill

A federal judge found that the island’s efforts to restrict voting to “native” residents violated the Constitution....

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Monday, March 13, 2017
Hawaii One of Seven Best States for Telemedicine
By News Release @ 8:39 PM :: 5035 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...American Telemedicine Association Releases Report Highlighting Critical Gaps in Coverage and Physician Practice Standards....

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Monday, March 13, 2017
Hawaii v Trump: ‘Deep Historical Illiteracy’
By News Release @ 12:26 PM :: 4600 Views :: National News

...IRLI called the court's attention to at least seven distinct provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) that authorize the President to implement the EO. Unsurprisingly, Hawaii's new complaint fails to deal with these provisions, mentioning one such provision only once and in a cursory fashion....

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Monday, March 13, 2017
The Real Poison in Paradise
By Joni Kamiya @ 4:45 AM :: 8437 Views :: Agriculture, Health Care, GMOs

The caller had reported that she had seen a farmworker taken off of the field via ambulance and quickly assumed he had been poisoned....

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Sunday, March 12, 2017
A Constitutional Amendment for Education Wars
By Tom Yamachika @ 4:01 AM :: 6372 Views :: Education K-12, Labor, Taxes

The "shall make sufficient sums available" language is used in one more place in our constitution. It's in Article XII, Section 1, relating to the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands....

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Sunday, March 12, 2017
Symposium: Caldwell’s Plan to Eliminate Lanes and Jam Up Traffic Even More
By News Release @ 3:31 AM :: 4095 Views :: Honolulu County

Community Symposium and Complete Streets expo this Wednesday, March 15, 2017 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m....

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Sunday, March 12, 2017
Board of Regents finalists for Hawaii County selected
By News Release @ 3:24 AM :: 4669 Views :: Higher Education
The finalists for this seat are:
William C. Bergin
Douglas T. Shinsato
Douglas A. Simons
Harvey S. Tajiri
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Saturday, March 11, 2017
Applicants Sought to Serve on Disciplinary Board of the Hawaii Supreme Court
By News Release @ 10:55 PM :: 4323 Views :: Judiciary

The application deadline is April 14, 2017....

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Saturday, March 11, 2017
Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 12:34 PM :: 7257 Views :: Family, First Amendment, Life

Thursday, March 9, 2017, was the deadline for bills to pass third reading in order to move (or "crossover") to the other chamber....

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Saturday, March 11, 2017
A Short History of Islam in Hawaii
By Andrew Walden @ 2:00 AM :: 16462 Views :: Hawaii History, Military, Religion

On the trail to Hawaii Islam Day: Saudi money, Libyan assassins, Palestinian Jihad, London bombers, Malaysian sodomy, and laughing Islamists....

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