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Thursday, March 19, 2020
Hawaii Residents 10th Most Dependent on Federal Government
By Wallet Hub @ 12:02 AM :: 2555 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics

...but the State government is the least dependent....

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Thursday, March 19, 2020
Hawaii County Seeks to Fill Vacancies on Redistricting Commission
By News Release @ 12:01 AM :: 2908 Views :: Hawaii County , Office of Elections

...One resident from each of the County’s nine Council districts is needed to fill the Commission vacancies. The commission needs to be appointed and confirmed by July 1, 2020....

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Wednesday, March 18, 2020
COVID 16 Cases in Hawaii--all Travel-Related
By News Release @ 10:12 PM :: 2077 Views :: Health Care

"...All cases who tested positive in Hawaiʻi are travel related. There is no evidence of community spread in Hawai‘i at this time...." -- DoH

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Wednesday, March 18, 2020
COVID: Activist Groups Demand Ige Clamp Down Harder
By News Release @ 8:37 PM :: 3592 Views :: Health Care, Law Enforcement, Tourism

...A public request to enact stronger measures of social distancing across Hawaiʻi....

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Wednesday, March 18, 2020
DoE Closes Schools Until April 7 After HSTA Files Grievance over COVID Plan
By News Release @ 8:00 PM :: 4426 Views :: Education K-12, Health Care, Labor

...Hawaii joins 39 states that have decided to close schools....

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Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Coronavirus: Modern Research & Chinese Medicine
By Video @ 2:15 AM :: 2249 Views :: Health Care

...Keli'i Akina interviews Dr. Mai Wang....

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Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Crushed by COVID? Small Businesses Aid Application Period Extended
By Ed Case @ 1:29 AM :: 3939 Views :: Small Business

...the deadline is 4pm Wednesday March 18, 2020.  The forms are linked in this post....

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Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Scams Galore: Hi-Tech Tax Credit Crowd Gets into Digital Currency
By News Release @ 12:12 AM :: 4331 Views :: Ethics, Tax Credits

...State of Hawaii’s “Digital Currency Innovation Lab” seeks applicants for first pilot program....

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Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Katherine Kealoha Surrenders Law License
By News Release @ 11:48 PM :: 2935 Views :: Ethics, Judiciary

...the Rules of the Supreme Court of Hawaiʻi provides that a “[r]esignation in lieu of discipline is a disbarment for all purposes under these rules, including reinstatement.” RSCH Rule 2.14(d)....

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Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Ige Orders Bars, Restaurants to Close--Asks Tourists to Stay Away
By News Release @ 11:38 PM :: 2871 Views :: COVID-19

...“The actions I’m announcing today may seem extreme to some of you, and we know that it will have negative effects to our economy. But we are confident that taking aggressive actions now will allow us to have a quicker recovery when this crisis is over,” said Gov. Ige....

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Tuesday, March 17, 2020
COVID Circulating at Capitol? Nishihara Tests Positive
By Rep Gene Ward @ 9:28 PM :: 3989 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Health Care

...On March 4, 2020 a Capitol employee was suspected of having been exposed to the virus, and the Public Access was subsequently shuttered....

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Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Most Aggressive States Against the Coronavirus -- Hawaii 46th
By Wallet Hub @ 5:02 PM :: 2931 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...Many states have taken the CDC’s advice....

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Tuesday, March 17, 2020
DHHL Clears Out Another Homeless Camp
By News Release @ 5:00 AM :: 1987 Views :: Homelessness

...The enforcement action resulted in the removal of several abandoned vehicles and six truckloads of trash that included car parts, appliances, scrap metal, tires, and household items....

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Monday, March 16, 2020
Legislative Session Suspended due to Corona Virus
By News Release @ 7:26 PM :: 3009 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Health Care

...suspension of the legislative session indefinitely, starting on Tuesday, March 17....

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Monday, March 16, 2020
COVID-19: Council, DHHL, Legislators Cut Public Access
By News Release @ 7:25 PM :: 5262 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Health Care

...Sunshine doesn't cure Corona Virus -- but Corona Virus cures Sunshine....

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Monday, March 16, 2020
Best States for Doctors -- Hawaii 42nd
By Wallet Hub @ 6:42 PM :: 2762 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...data set ranges from average annual wage of physicians to hospitals per capita to quality of public hospital system....

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Monday, March 16, 2020
The President's Coronavirus Guidelines for America - 15 Days to Slow the Spread
By News Release @ 4:36 PM :: 2421 Views :: Health Care

...The following was released by the White House....

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Monday, March 16, 2020
Judiciary Limits In-Person Appearances
By News Release @ 2:48 PM :: 3275 Views :: Health Care, Judiciary

...beginning Monday, March 16, it will restrict access to anyone who ... has traveled outside Hawaii in the past 14 days.... Such individuals will not be allowed to enter courthouses and other Judiciary facilities....

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Sunday, March 15, 2020
​Corona Virus: HIDOE extends spring break thru March 27
By News Release @ 8:09 PM :: 2803 Views :: Education K-12, Health Care

...The Department will use the additional time to plan for implementation of social distancing within the school setting, arrange for professional development to support modified operations, and thoroughly clean schools....

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Sunday, March 15, 2020
Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted March 14, 2020
By GovTrack .us @ 6:24 PM :: 2192 Views :: Congressional Delegation

...votes in Congress and bill introduced by members of Hawaii Congressional Delegation....

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Sunday, March 15, 2020
Green Fees – But Not the Golfing Kind
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:00 AM :: 4116 Views :: Environment, Taxes, Tourism

...per visitor, per stay charges the money from which goes to protect and preserve the environment....

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Saturday, March 14, 2020
Hawaii Property Taxes per Capita--$1,236
By Tax Foundation @ 11:59 PM :: 3263 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...How Much Does Your State Collect in Property Taxes per Capita?....

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Saturday, March 14, 2020
Legislature: Suicide, Abortion Bills May be Dead for Session
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 7:27 PM :: 3151 Views :: Family, Life

...the assisted suicide expansion bill (SB 2582) and the mandated reproductive "health" bill (SB 2539)....

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Saturday, March 14, 2020
Hawaii Senate Committee Passes Two Anti-Gun Bills
By NRA ILA @ 5:17 AM :: 2775 Views :: Second Amendment

...The Senate Committee on Public Safety, Intergovernmental, and Military Affairs deferred HB 2736....

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Saturday, March 14, 2020
Ige Appoints Peter Kubota Judge 3rd Circuit, Hilo
By News Release @ 3:56 AM :: 2285 Views :: Judiciary

...Kubota’s appointment is subject to Senate confirmation....

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Saturday, March 14, 2020
OHA in Court: ‘Mauna Kea Must be a Money-Maker for Us’
By Andrew Walden @ 12:14 AM :: 6826 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...OHA demands UH charge Mauna Kea telescopes "a reasonably competitive rent"....

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Friday, March 13, 2020
NYT: Telescope Puts $850M on Table
By Selected News Articles @ 7:55 PM :: 4947 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...American Astronomy’s Future Goes on Trial in Washington....

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Friday, March 13, 2020
Matson Debunks Rumors: Operations continue uninterrupted
By News Release @ 7:42 PM :: 2339 Views :: Jones Act

...COVID-19 causes mass hysteria.  This is the cure....

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Friday, March 13, 2020
Aloha Aina Party Qualifies for Ballot Status
By News Release @ 5:15 PM :: 2948 Views :: Office of Elections

...The State Office of Elections has certified the AAP as legitimate and official after satisfying every requirement to be a political party in Hawaii....

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Friday, March 13, 2020
Corona Virus Reality Check
By Grassroot Institute @ 5:03 PM :: 3293 Views :: Economy, Health Care, Taxes

...It’s time to discard its big-spending plans and focus on ways to help the economy recover quickly....

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Friday, March 13, 2020
Supreme Court Clears Way for Release of Secret Report on Wrongdoing in State Auditor's Office
By Court House News @ 3:45 PM :: 4813 Views :: Ethics

"...The attorney general’s office has refused to publicly release documents related to its inquiry, although it has shared its final investigative reports with certain state legislators...."

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Friday, March 13, 2020
Hawaii Middle School Robotics--11 Qualify for World Championships
By News Release @ 12:31 AM :: 2803 Views :: Education K-12

...11 Hawaii middle school robotics teams have been invited to participate in the 2020 VEX IQ World Championships in Louisville, Ky., April 26-28....

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Thursday, March 12, 2020
Minimum Wage Hike will Worsen Corona Virus Recession
By Grassroot Institute @ 11:59 PM :: 4135 Views :: Economy, Labor, Small Business, Tourism

...Testimony on proposed minimum-wage increase....

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Thursday, March 12, 2020
Asian Ocean Carriers Duke it Out for Hawaii Market
By Michael Hansen @ 11:57 PM :: 2994 Views :: Jones Act

...The ONE Line AHX Service is the incumbent carrier on this trade lane and is facing new competition from APL Ltd. Eagle Express X (EXX) Hawaii service, which inaugurated fortnightly service in August, 2019....

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Thursday, March 12, 2020
Hawaii Cost of Living 92% Above US Average
By News Release @ 9:55 PM :: 3875 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...Hawaii housing costs are 329% of US average....

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Thursday, March 12, 2020
Corona Virus: Fortunately Hawaii Lost Case Against Trump
By Selected News Articles @ 9:32 PM :: 4770 Views :: National News, Health Care, Law Enforcement

...on plaintiffs' reading the President would not be able to suspend entry from a particular country in the event of an epidemic in that country....

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Thursday, March 12, 2020
UH Legislative Session Update
By News Release @ 4:45 PM :: 1934 Views :: Higher Education

...measures of interest to the University of Hawaiʻi....

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Thursday, March 12, 2020
Finalists for two UH Board of Regents positions announced
By News Release @ 4:29 PM :: 3067 Views :: Maui County, Higher Education

...one Maui County seat for a 5-year appointment and one student seat for a 2-year appointment....

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Thursday, March 12, 2020
CoronaVirus: UH Switches to 100% Online Classes
By News Release @ 4:16 PM :: 2849 Views :: Health Care, Higher Education

...“The labs don’t translate online”....

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Wednesday, March 11, 2020
State Senate Committee to Hold Public Hearing on Anti-Gun Bills
By NRA ILA @ 11:44 PM :: 2363 Views :: Second Amendment

...Thursday, March 12th at 1:30PM in Conference Room 229....

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Wednesday, March 11, 2020
6 Years Later: Navy Brings Red Hill Tank 5 Back into Service
By News Release @ 7:05 PM :: 3633 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Military

...In early 2014, a release was identified from Red Hill Tank 5.  This release occurred during the refilling process after the tank was cleaned, inspected, and repaired.... 

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Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Why astronomy on Mauna Kea is not a desecration but a duty
By Selected News Articles @ 5:42 PM :: 4694 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...The Master Lease awarding management of the Mauna Kea Science Reserve to the University of Hawaii will expire in 2033. It seems to me that any decision about individual facilities should wait until the issue of who will manage the mountain next is resolved....

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Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Debunked Litigation Strategy: Honolulu Latest to Sue Big Oil for Global Warming
By Robert Thomas @ 3:50 AM :: 2271 Views

...the fun part is in the claims for relief....

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Wednesday, March 11, 2020
COVID19: Hawaii Tourism Drops 35% Since March 1
By UHERO @ 3:31 AM :: 4086 Views :: Economy, Health Care, Tourism

...In the past two weeks, things have changed markedly, and a SARS-type V-shaped path is now too optimistic.... 

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Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Is Hawaii Prepared for a Recession?
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:56 PM :: 3722 Views :: Economy, Health Care, Taxes

... the "coronavirus recession" and what Hawaii can do financially to cope with it ....  

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Tuesday, March 10, 2020
The Futility of Trying to Reduce Driving
By Selected News Articles @ 2:16 PM :: 3916 Views :: Energy, Environment, Rail

...Cars have been more energy efficient than transit buses since 1991....

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Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Credit Card Debt: Ewa Beach #1 in USA
By News Release @ 1:25 AM :: 3375 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...Ewa Beach has the highest credit card debt in the USA at $29,658 per household.  Waipahu is 10th at $25,258....

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Tuesday, March 10, 2020
After Decade Long Crime Spree State Gives 1 Year in Jail--Then the Feds Step In
By News Release @ 1:05 AM :: 3535 Views :: Maui County, Law Enforcement

...responsible for committing 81 offenses, resulting in 185 charges....

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Monday, March 9, 2020
EPA requiring closures of 12 Big Isle cesspools
By News Release @ 11:15 PM :: 4138 Views :: Hawaii County , Environment, Small Business

...EPA inspectors identified multi-unit residential buildings illegally discharging wastewater into eleven cesspools in Kealakekua, Hawaii....

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Monday, March 9, 2020
Speaker Names Corona Virus Economic Working Group
By News Release @ 10:38 PM :: 3596 Views :: Economy, Hawaii State Government, Health Care

...House Speaker Scott K. Saiki today announced the appointment of individuals to serve on the Select House Committee on COVID-19 Economic and Financial Preparedness adopted through House Resolution 54....

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