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Monday, February 23, 2015
Rep Karl Rhoads Feeding Info to Calvin Say's Attorney while Chairing 'Special Committee'?
By Selected News Articles @ 4:11 AM :: 7777 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Politicians

The state House investigation of a challenge to former speaker Calvin Say’s right to hold his seat in Hawaii’s House of Representatives has taken a new twist....

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Thursday, February 19, 2015
Ige Rejects Activists, Appoints DeCoite to HD 13 Vacancy
By News Release @ 3:34 PM :: 7032 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians, GMOs

Babes Against Biotech opposed DeCoite....

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Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Schatz' Boycott of Israeli Leader 'Shortsighted and small minded'
By News Release @ 4:54 PM :: 6902 Views :: World News, Politicians

...His loyalty to President Obama apparently supersedes his duties as a representative of his constituents....

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Monday, February 9, 2015
Documents Show Comcast Ghostwrote Abercrombie's Pro-TWC Merger Letters
By Selected News Articles @ 12:01 AM :: 5523 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Politicians

On August 22, Neil Abercrombie sent a letter to Washington, D.C., urging the Federal Communications Commission to approve Comcast’s controversial proposal to merge with Time Warner....

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Thursday, January 29, 2015
Clayton Hee's Wife Quits Cush Job at UH, Leaves State
By News Release @ 9:56 PM :: 12177 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education, Politicians

...Totally unrelated story -- Dec 17, 2014: Corruption: Al Hee Indicted on 13 Counts--Could Get 39 Years in Federal Prison (Indictment announced on 2nd anniversary of Dan Inouye's death)....

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Monday, January 26, 2015
Duke Aiona's 808 State Update
By News Release @ 8:19 PM :: 5716 Views :: Politicians

...moving to a new time slot of 4-6 p.m....

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Thursday, January 22, 2015
New Illinois Governor Appoints Linda Lingle as COO
By News Release @ 8:02 PM :: 7504 Views :: National News, Politicians

...Illinois Gov. Rauner names Hawaii's former 'superstar governor' Linda Lingle as Illinois COO....

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015
VIDEO: Unsettling Moment During Senator Slom’s Minority Speech
By Sen. Sam Slom @ 11:01 PM :: 9785 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Politicians, Republican Party

After a strong start, the lawmaker from the 9th senatorial district began to slow and slur his words ....

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Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Duke Aiona Appointed Executive Director of Hawaii Family Advocates
By News Release @ 1:27 PM :: 7090 Views :: Family, First Amendment, Politicians

...the appointment of James “Duke” Aiona as interim executive director will strengthen the organization’s ability to speak for families across the state....

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Monday, January 5, 2015
Duke Aiona's 808 State Update Hits Airwaves
By News Release @ 5:27 PM :: 6024 Views :: Politicians

MONDAY thru ALOHA FRIDAY 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM on AM940 KKNE....

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Friday, January 2, 2015
Aiona: Johanson Defection Solidifies Imbalance of State Government
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 4:07 PM :: 6145 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

Through his own admission, Johanson had no intention of beginning and finishing his term as a Republican....

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Monday, December 29, 2014
VIDEO: Republican Rep Aaron Johanson Switches to Democrat
By Andrew Walden @ 6:27 PM :: 10219 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians, Republican Party

UPDATE Dec 31: Rep Beth Fukumoto Chang has been elected Minority Leader and Rep Andria Tupola has been elected Floor Leader....

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Wednesday, December 24, 2014
Duke Aiona: What's Next?
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 11:29 PM :: 6835 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party
A day does not go by without people from all walks of life approaching me to congratulate us for running a principled race and encouraging me to do it again!!!
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Monday, December 22, 2014
Video: Meet Hawaii's New Republican House Members
By Video @ 11:38 PM :: 7114 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Politicians, Republican Party

Host Representative Gene Ward discusses the legislature with Representatives Andria Tupola and Feki Pouha....

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Thursday, December 18, 2014
Corruption: Al Hee Indicted on 13 Counts--Could Get 39 Years in Federal Prison
By News Release @ 3:10 PM :: 13318 Views :: DHHL, Politicians, Tax Credits

This is happening now because Dan Inouye is dead.  There will be more....

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Friday, December 5, 2014
Ige's Commitment: 'No Hidden Agendas, Avoid Raising Taxes'
By News Release @ 5:22 AM :: 6511 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Politicians, Taxes

"We will spend public funds thoughtfully and without waste to avoid raising taxes...."

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Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Rep Ward: Is Governor Ige supporting Republican Issues?
By Rep Gene Ward @ 6:39 PM :: 6153 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

"We listened, and we heard an open invitation to work with Governor Ige on legislative issues...."

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Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Full Text: Lt Gov. Tsutsui Inaugural Speech
By News Release @ 2:42 AM :: 5263 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Politicians

May God Bless all of you. May God continue to bless our great state, and may God continue to bless the United States of America....

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Monday, December 1, 2014
Rep Gene Ward Interviews Gov Waihee
By Video @ 10:34 PM :: 5852 Views :: Akaka Bill, Politicians

Representative Gene Ward speaks with John David Waiheʻe III  who served as the fourth Governor of Hawaii from 1986 to 1994....

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Saturday, November 22, 2014
Hawaii political action committee under fire for non-disclosure
By Malia Zimmerman @ 1:33 AM :: 5443 Views :: Ethics, Politicians

Hawaii’s state campaign spending commissioners want the Honolulu city prosecutor to investigate a case brought by former Gov. Ben Cayetano against Pacific Resource Partnership’s political action committee....

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Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Video: Kelii Akina Interviews Senator Sam Slom
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:43 AM :: 4125 Views :: Politicians

State Senator Sam Slom is interviewed by Keali’i Akina on the November 10 edition of “Think Tech Hawaii”....

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Monday, November 17, 2014
Punahou Thanks David Ige for His Financial Contributions
By Andrew Walden @ 1:48 AM :: 7126 Views :: Education K-12, Politicians

Does this mean the Ige administration will break from the HSTA and propose a publicly funded voucher program so we can all give taxpayer money to private schools?

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Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Election Results: NFIB expects increased focus on small-business issues
By News Release @ 11:50 PM :: 5209 Views :: Politicians, Small Business

...leadership changes are expected to affect the legislative agendas of the state Department of Labor and the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism....

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Friday, November 7, 2014
David Ige’s Action Plan: “Engineering Hawaii’s Future”
By News Release @ 6:07 PM :: 6357 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Politicians

"Hawaiʻi needs leadership that moves us forward collectively instead of favoring special interests."

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Thursday, November 6, 2014
Keli'i Akina: Anatomy of an OHA Campaign
By Video @ 2:46 PM :: 7310 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA, Politicians

Although Dr. Akina did not win the seat, he garnered more than 92,000 votes, which is approximately one vote for every four persons who voted in the Hawaii General Election....

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Wednesday, November 5, 2014
While change sweeps country, Hawaii remains the same
By Malia Zimmerman @ 3:45 PM :: 5951 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

While voters across the country handed Republicans control of the U.S. Senate and expanded their numbers in the U.S. House of Representatives, virtually nothing changed  for Hawaii....

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Monday, November 3, 2014
HBO Video: In Hawaii 'Conflict of Interest' Means 'Not a Conflict of Interest'
By Video @ 8:16 AM :: 5607 Views :: Ethics, Politicians

Joe Souki makes Last Week Tonight with John Oliver ....

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Sunday, November 2, 2014
Charles Djou Announces 30-Day Plan
By Rep Charles Djou @ 1:31 PM :: 6073 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Politicians

...if we are honored to win this race, in our first 30 days in office, I will....

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Sunday, November 2, 2014
OHA Trustee Rowena Akana: Hawaiian Nation Not for Asians or Haole
By News Release @ 2:55 AM :: 9014 Views :: Hawaii History, OHA, Politicians

She disputes Keli'i Akina's call for racial inclusiveness....

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Saturday, November 1, 2014
No New Taxes? Ige Refuses to Answer Questions About Broken Promise
By News Release @ 2:30 PM :: 5454 Views :: Politicians, Taxes

Ige comes under increasing scrutiny for supporting tax hikes while misleading attacks on Duke Aiona fall apart....

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Saturday, November 1, 2014
Lawsuit Seeks Removal of Schatz from Office
By News Release @ 1:38 AM :: 9988 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Judiciary, Office of Elections, Politicians

...the election being conducted by Defendant Nago and the State of Hawaii Office of Elections is unconstitutional under the Seventeenth Amendment....

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Friday, October 31, 2014
Panos: Next Governor Should Focus on Transportation, Energy
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 7:48 PM :: 7256 Views :: Energy, Politicians, Rail

The renewable mandates make Hawaii more unaffordable and the mothballed interisland cable is yet another boondoggle....

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Friday, October 31, 2014
Photo: Ige's Broken No New Taxes Pledge
By News Release @ 4:04 PM :: 6571 Views :: Politicians, Taxes

Why did David Ige sign Grover Norquist's pledge not to raise taxes only to break it later? He's not the only one....

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Thursday, October 30, 2014
No New Taxes? Ige Broke Promise
By News Release @ 5:49 PM :: 6342 Views :: Politicians, Taxes

David Ige Once Promised Hawaii Taxpayers He Wouldn't Raise Their Taxes, Then Promptly Broke It....

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Thursday, October 30, 2014
Fact: Takai Voted for Pension Tax Twice
By Rep Barbara Marumoto @ 5:35 PM :: 6344 Views :: Politicians, Taxes

Takai actually ran a TV commercial claiming he opposed the pension tax “every time.”  This is false and Takai knows it....

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Schatz Proposes 66% Tax Rate for Self-Employed
By News Release @ 8:47 PM :: 6430 Views :: Politicians, Taxes

...a tax that has been described as the largest tax increase in U.S. history....

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Video: The Truth About Abortion and Duke Aiona
By Video @ 3:29 AM :: 5300 Views :: Politicians

...the Aloha state should not be lead by those who want gain by invoking FEAR, but by leaders who can cast a vision and implement a plan that brings HOPE to our islands....

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Djou Hits Takai on Pension Tax in Latest Commercial
By Video @ 6:55 PM :: 5276 Views :: Politicians, Taxes

Takai voted to raid the state retirement fund and to institute a pension tax....

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Cayetano Blames One Party System for Low Turnout
By Malia Zimmerman @ 4:09 PM :: 9945 Views :: Democratic Party, Hawaii Statistics, Office of Elections, Politicians, Republican Party
“The Democrats who run against each other are pretty much on the same side on social issues, so it just comes down who has greater resources and who is more popular.”
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Tuesday, October 28, 2014
American Samoa--Mistaken About Faleomavaega?
By Selected News Articles @ 2:26 PM :: 7268 Views :: National News, Congressional Delegation, Politicians

...Faleomavaega neither resigned nor retired and finally has returned home just a few days short of a year after his medical evacuation last October....

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Monday, October 27, 2014
VIDEO: David Ige 2.0 Event Highlights Record Of Failed Policies
By Video @ 4:18 AM :: 6272 Views :: Education K-12, Politicians, Taxes

Senator Ige Leaves Door Open For More Excise Taxes, Jokes About Hot School Crisis....

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Sunday, October 26, 2014
VIDEO: Ige Voted to Approve Furlough Fridays
By Video @ 8:48 PM :: 9340 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii History, Labor, Politicians

...Furlough Fridays, as they ACTUALLY happened, including David Ige's role....

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Sunday, October 26, 2014
Ige's Pihana: Which Came First the Crony or the Capitalist?
By Andrew Walden @ 8:27 PM :: 10117 Views :: Hawaii History, Politicians, Tax Credits

...it almost worked, until Goldman Sachs taught them all the meaning of "preferred stock"....

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Sunday, October 26, 2014
Goliath is Desperate
By News Release @ 2:57 PM :: 8385 Views :: Economy, Politicians, Cost of Living

... it’s one of the reasons that Hawaii has the highest cost of living in the nation ....

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Saturday, October 25, 2014
Hawaii Medical Association Endorses Djou
By News Release @ 11:27 PM :: 5240 Views :: Health Care, Politicians

"Hawaii's medical doctors understand the need to reform healthcare in America the right way and I am honored to earn their support," commented Djou....

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Saturday, October 25, 2014
Ige on Defense as Campaign Enters Final 10 Days
By News Release @ 3:52 PM :: 4549 Views :: Politicians

With just 10 days left, the race is a dead heat and Senator Ige is on defense....

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Saturday, October 25, 2014
Voters want to expel former Hawaii House speaker
By Malia Zimmerman @ 1:43 PM :: 4635 Views :: Politicians

House Speaker Joe Souki has refused a request to expel former House Speaker Calvin Say....

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Friday, October 24, 2014
Djou $416K Cash on Hand With 20 Days to Go
By News Release @ 10:18 PM :: 4257 Views :: Politicians

...Barbara Marumoto, Campaign Manager, issued the following statement on Team Djou's congressional campaign's Pre-General FEC report....

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Friday, October 24, 2014
Takai ‘Can’t Carry the Cooler’ for Hawaii
By News Release @ 9:19 PM :: 4413 Views :: Politicians

... how can we expect him to juggle pressing issues ....

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Friday, October 24, 2014
Djou: It Will Be Close and We Can Win
By Rep Charles Djou @ 2:22 PM :: 4215 Views :: Politicians

With just 11 days until the election, the race is tied at 47% to 47%....

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