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Monday, November 16, 2020
Caldwell meets Blangiardi to discuss transition
By News Release @ 10:14 PM :: 1777 Views :: Honolulu County

... Topics discussed in the meetings include the administration’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the plan to expend remaining CARES funds before December 31. Also discussed was the plan to fill political appointee positions ....

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Monday, November 16, 2020
March of Dimes: Hawaii D+ for Premature Births
By News Release @ 9:08 PM :: 3375 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...In Hawaii the preterm birth rate in 2019 was 10.6%, earning the state a "D+" grade. Preterm birth is a leading cause of infant mortality....

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Monday, November 16, 2020
COVID Count 95 new cases out of 4,879 tests
By News Release @ 6:58 PM :: 1720 Views :: COVID-19

... no new deaths, 1 new hospitalization, 2.0% positive ....

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Monday, November 16, 2020
32,000 New Restaurant Cards go to PUA
By News Release @ 5:03 PM :: 3242 Views :: Economy, COVID-19

...32,000 eligible PUA individuals will receive a preloaded, prepaid card containing $500 in the mail beginning November 20....

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Monday, November 16, 2020
Hawaii Hi-Tech Scamster Bribed to Rat out Hunter Biden?
By Selected News Articles @ 5:00 AM :: 4217 Views :: Ethics, Politicians, Tax Credits

...last year Youssef briefly courted journalists with a story about Hunter’s links to the now-defunct mbloom fund....

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Monday, November 16, 2020
State unemployment tax slated to automatically triple in 2021
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:52 AM :: 4816 Views :: Economy, Hawaii State Government, Labor, Small Business, COVID-19

...Failure to address the legally required increase could discourage employers from hiring back employees after the lockdowns....

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Sunday, November 15, 2020
COVID Aviation: Long Flight Back to DC for American Samoa Rep Aumua Amata
By News Release @ 10:22 PM :: 2257 Views :: Congressional Delegation, COVID-19

... PPG - AKL - ICN - JFK - DCA ....  

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Sunday, November 15, 2020
Hawai‘i Department of Health a founding member of the Cannabis Regulators Association
By News Release @ 10:17 PM :: 2538 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Drugs

... to remain at the forefront in developing policies and regulations ....

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Sunday, November 15, 2020
Where’s All the Money?
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:00 AM :: 2551 Views :: Hawaii State Government

...$2.28 billion within 257 accounts....

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Saturday, November 14, 2020
COVID Count 108 new cases out of 5,318 tests
By News Release @ 9:04 PM :: 1765 Views :: COVID-19

... no new deaths, 15 new hospitalizations, 2.0% positive ....

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Saturday, November 14, 2020
Hawaii 2020 vs 2016: Largest Shift Towards Trump of Any State
By Selected News Articles @ 8:42 PM :: 4983 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Republican Party

...“Hawaii is on track for both the nation’s: 1) largest raw vote increase vs. 2016 (33.8% so far) 2) biggest pro-Trump swing vs. 2016 (-32.2 pts to -29.5 pts)" ....

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Saturday, November 14, 2020
Hawaii is the Most Expensive State in America
By Selected News Articles @ 8:29 PM :: 3144 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... groceries +69.3%, transportation +46.6%, utilities +99.4% ....

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Saturday, November 14, 2020
Today is your lucky day!
By Grassroot Institute @ 6:53 PM :: 2379 Views :: Economy, COVID-19

... to get right to the heart of what it means to have a healthy economy ....

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Saturday, November 14, 2020
Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted November 13, 2020
By News Release @ 6:37 PM :: 2033 Views :: Congressional Delegation

... votes in Congress from GovTrack.us ....

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Friday, November 13, 2020
COVID Count 110 New Cases out of 4,860 tests
By @ 11:59 PM :: 1696 Views :: COVID-19

... no new deaths, 7 new hospitalizations, 2.3% positive ....

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Friday, November 13, 2020
OIP: Under Emergency Order, UIPA Still has Some Teeth
By Andrew Walden @ 9:03 PM :: 2967 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...what does it take to get OHA to comply with an Open Records request....

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Friday, November 13, 2020
Makuu: DHHL Removes 382 Junk Cars -- Retakes Abandoned Leaseholds
By News Release @ 8:00 PM :: 4199 Views :: Hawaii County , DHHL

... 382 intentionally abandoned vehicles and approximately 700 tires on three parcels ....

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Friday, November 13, 2020
Federal aid is not the cure
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:09 PM :: 2594 Views :: Economy, COVID-19

...to bail out Hawaii's politicians at the local level, who have been doing little during our prolonged coronavirus lockdowns to trim the state's extravagant spending, despite the collapse of the state's private sector and evaporation of its tax stream....

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Friday, November 13, 2020
DoH Changes the way it reports COVID Numbers
By News Release @ 1:00 PM :: 3847 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... Data window shift on Sunday will adjust daily reporting schedule ....

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Friday, November 13, 2020
Puna Geothermal Venture back online after 2½ years
By News Release @ 12:12 PM :: 2615 Views :: Hawaii County , Energy

...the geothermal facility is one of the largest and most reliable renewable energy resources in the state....

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Friday, November 13, 2020
Senate Special Session to Consider Judicial Nominees
By News Release @ 1:29 AM :: 2627 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Judiciary

...The process will begin with a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Monday, November 16 2020, at 1:00 p.m....

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Friday, November 13, 2020
DoTax: Collections Down, Down, Down
By News Release @ 12:08 AM :: 2983 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes, COVID-19

...GET down by 25.1%...TAT down by 92.8%....

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Thursday, November 12, 2020
COVID Count: 97 new cases out of 4,862 tests
By News Release @ 10:22 PM :: 1834 Views :: COVID-19

... no new deaths, 2 new hospitalizations, 2.0% positive ....

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Thursday, November 12, 2020
MBloom: Hawaii Hi Tech Scam Snares Another Biden Insider
By Selected News Articles @ 10:15 PM :: 6597 Views :: Maui County, Ethics, Tax Credits

...Joe Biden’s Transition Aide Helped Steer $3M to Hunter Biden-Linked Firm....

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Wednesday, November 11, 2020
COVID Count: 118 new cases out of 5,223 tests
By News Release @ 11:52 PM :: 1788 Views :: COVID-19

... no new deaths, no new hospitalizations, 2.3% positive ....

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Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Individual Income Taxes -- Hawaii Ranks 47th
By Tax Foundation @ 8:47 PM :: 2813 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Ranking Individual Income Taxes on the 2021 State Business Tax Climate Index....

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Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Veterans Day: Remember All Who Served
By Brett Kulbis @ 6:46 PM :: 2351 Views :: Military

...In 1918, on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, an armistice, or temporary cessation of hostilities, was declared....

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Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Feds Lock up Hawaii Domestic Violence Repeat offender
By News Release @ 3:25 AM :: 3556 Views :: Hawaii County , Family, Law Enforcement

... Cordeiro’s prior convictions under state law included an incident wherein he physically assaulted and threw gasoline on a prior intimate partner; an incident in which he burned a female victim with the hot metal tip of a butane torch; and two separate incidents wherein he violently struck women while they held his infant child ....

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Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Blaisdell Audit: Only 7% of Ticket Sales Open to General Public
By News Release @ 2:18 AM :: 3669 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Small Business, Tourism

...Insider holds and presales reduce the number of tickets available to the general public and restrict accessibility for local residents....

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Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Corporate Income Taxes: Hawaii Ranks 18th
By Tax Foundation @ 1:33 AM :: 2989 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Taxes

... Ranking Corporate Income Taxes on the 2021 State Business Tax Climate Index ....

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Tuesday, November 10, 2020
COVID Count: 78 new cases out of 4,844 tests
By News Release @ 10:28 PM :: 1603 Views :: COVID-19

... 20 more hospitalized, 1 new death, 2.5% positive ....

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Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Politically Incorrect: DoE Dumps Acellus
By News Release @ 2:54 AM :: 2689 Views :: Education K-12, First Amendment

... Department to phase out use of Acellus in all schools by the end of the 2020-21 school year ....

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Monday, November 9, 2020
Hawaii's economy after the lockdowns
By Video @ 10:31 PM :: 2401 Views :: Economy, COVID-19

...As lockdowns are gradually lifted, what is the pathway to restoring Hawaii's economy?....

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Monday, November 9, 2020
COVID Count 64 new cases
By News Release @ 10:02 PM :: 2289 Views :: COVID-19

...no new hospitalizations, no new deaths, 2.5% positive....

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Monday, November 9, 2020
House and Senate Accepting Applications for 2021 Legislative Session
By News Release @ 3:06 PM :: 3381 Views :: Hawaii State Government

... Working at the Hawaii State Legislature offers individuals an opportunity to experience firsthand what it’s like ....

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Monday, November 9, 2020
“Pasefika Su‘i Fefiloi” Virtual Concert for COVID Relief
By News Release @ 2:52 PM :: 1962 Views :: COVID-19

... “Pasefika Su‘i Fefiloi” Virtual Concert is on November 21, 2020 with all-stars Rebel SoulJahz, Josh Tatofi, Kapena, John Akapo, Kelandy and Da Braddahs. It will be live-streamed on Facebook, Instagram and Youtube ....

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Monday, November 9, 2020
Pfizer Announces COVID Vaccination 90% Effective
By News Release @ 1:32 PM :: 1793 Views :: COVID-19

...A ‘trusted’ vaccine is one perceived as not being part of Trump’s re-election plan....

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Sunday, November 8, 2020
COVID Count 128 new cases
By News Release @ 11:06 PM :: 2001 Views :: COVID-19

...4 more hospitalized, 1 new death, 2.5% positive....

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Sunday, November 8, 2020
A Ham-Fisted Way of Getting Folks Back to Work
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:00 AM :: 3131 Views :: Honolulu County, Labor, Tourism

... The proposal is called Bill 80 ....

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Saturday, November 7, 2020
Sand Island: DLNR Clears out 42 Homeless Camps--Nobody Accepts Housing
By News Release @ 10:08 PM :: 2547 Views :: Homelessness

...HDOT contractor engaged in the clean-up of illegal camps at Sand Island State Recreation Area report collecting 190.5 tons of trash in 3 days....

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Saturday, November 7, 2020
DBEDT: International Students Contribute $381M to Economy in 2019
By News Release @ 9:48 PM :: 2835 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

... $381.2 million in economic output generated, including direct, indirect, and induced effects ....

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Saturday, November 7, 2020
How HSTA Won ‘Work’ from Home at Kapolei HS
By News Release @ 9:37 PM :: 2931 Views :: Education K-12, Labor, COVID-19

...teleworking for all staff, effective Wednesday, Nov. 4 through Wednesday, Nov. 11, with school facilities expected to reopen Nov. 12....

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Saturday, November 7, 2020
COVID Count: 128 new cases out of 6,147 tests
By News Release @ 9:29 PM :: 1817 Views :: COVID-19

... Required Hospitalization up 10, 1 New Death, Active Cases up 39 ....

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Saturday, November 7, 2020
Dueling Rallies on Oahu as Media Announce Biden Winner
By News Release @ 5:51 PM :: 3369 Views :: Democratic Party, Republican Party

...Trump rally by 'Knights of Aloha'  -- 'People's Alignment' rally by Young Progressives Demanding Action .... 

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Saturday, November 7, 2020
State Auditor Compliance Review -- 2015 - 2018
By News Release @ 2:28 AM :: 2553 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government

...From 2015 to 2018, we made 190 actionable audit recommendations, of which the affected agencies reported partially or fully implementing 182….

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Saturday, November 7, 2020
Hawaii County PD Begins Using Body Cams
By News Release @ 1:49 AM :: 2584 Views :: Hawaii County , Police

...the first wave of Body Worn Cameras (BWC) will be live in the South Hilo, Kona, and Puna districts on Monday, November 9, 2020....

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Friday, November 6, 2020
COVID Count 122 new cases out of 4,292 tests
By News Release @ 11:41 PM :: 1780 Views :: COVID-19

...2.8% positive....

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Friday, November 6, 2020
Hawaii AP Exams: Elite Students do Better, Others Fail--DoE Calls This 'Progress'
By News Release @ 10:02 PM :: 3001 Views :: Education K-12, COVID-19

...16% decrease in the number of students taking the exam and exams taken during the pandemic....

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Friday, November 6, 2020
Same old, same old won't do
By Grassroot Institute @ 9:49 PM :: 2233 Views :: Hawaii State Government

...At the county level, there could be some changes....

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Friday, November 6, 2020
Guam, CNMI, Am Samoa Election Results
By News Release @ 1:22 PM :: 2729 Views :: National News

... Guam Congressional Delegate goes to Runoff Nov 17 ....

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