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Sunday, November 12, 2017
Island Air: Did the Airports Division bamboozle Fitch Ratings?
By Andrew Walden @ 12:42 AM :: 7938 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Tourism

“The Airports Division expects near-term traffic results will be better than projected due to Island Air expanding interisland traffic...." -- Fitch Ratings, October 26, 2017

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Friday, November 10, 2017
Civil Beat: Banks and Developers ‘help to fund a lot of stories’
By Selected News Articles @ 2:25 PM :: 7387 Views :: Ethics, Development, First Amendment

...“We got a few hundred subscribers, but nothing really earth shattering,” Epler says...Civil Beat has an annual budget of roughly $3 million and a staff of about 22 to 24 people....

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Sunday, November 5, 2017
New Yorker Expose--Tulsi Gabbard's Krishna Cult
By Selected News Articles @ 8:20 PM :: 19577 Views :: Ethics, Congressional Delegation, Politicians

...“She’s got a servant attitude, a servant’s heart,” Butler says....

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Sunday, November 5, 2017
Akina--Let's Work Together for Hawaiian Charter Schools
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 2:20 AM :: 5643 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics, OHA

Clearly, OHA owes our beneficiaries a sincere apology and a commitment to change our practices internally....

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Friday, November 3, 2017
The Importance of Accurate Testimony
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 11:04 PM :: 5276 Views :: Ethics, Rail

“The FTA will allow nothing less.” -- Kirk Caldwell

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Friday, November 3, 2017
Maui Rep Kaniela Ing Forms Urban Honolulu Congressional Campaign Committee
By Andrew Walden @ 10:35 PM :: 9664 Views :: Democratic Party, Ethics, Politicians

...Unsurprisingly, it appears Ing is already violating the law.... 

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Friday, November 3, 2017
Donna Brazile: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Secret Takeover of the DNC
By Selected News Articles @ 3:51 AM :: 4855 Views :: Democratic Party, Ethics

... Tulsi Gabbard 'not surprised' by Donna Brazile's DNC bombshell, but 'surprised' it went public ....

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Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Former Charter School Principal Charged with Theft
By News Release @ 1:24 AM :: 5701 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics

...Allbrett, 64, is the former principal of the Halau Lokahi public charter school, a Native Hawaiian-focused charter school whose recurring financial difficulties led to the revocation of its charter....

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Sunday, October 29, 2017
Should Surfrider be Licensed to Pass Out Property Tax Exemptions?
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:01 AM :: 8059 Views :: Environment, Ethics, Small Business, Tax Credits

...Recently, the Honolulu City Council approved on first reading Bill 80 (2017), which would award a real property tax exemption to “ocean-friendly restaurants.”...

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Thursday, October 26, 2017
IRS Admits Harassment of Maui TEA Party Group, Apologizes
By News Release @ 5:19 PM :: 7104 Views :: Ethics, Taxes, TEA Party

...In Proposed Settlement, IRS Admits Wrongdoing, Apologizes for Targeting Tea Party and Conservative Groups....

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Thursday, October 26, 2017
Over $685K Stolen from Two Marshall Islands Trust Funds
By News Release @ 5:13 PM :: 7306 Views :: National News, Ethics

"...State Street is in the process of reimbursing all funds fraudulently transferred out of a separate account which is managed and administered solely by the RMI Government...."

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Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Unanimous Police Commission Names Maj. Susan Ballard HPD Chief
By Selected News Articles @ 8:04 PM :: 7925 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Police

...“I was not involved in (Kealoha's) administration whatsoever. I was very marginalized, because I was very vocal,” she said....

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Wednesday, October 25, 2017
What Can You Learn from CNHA Failure?
By Video @ 6:58 PM :: 8041 Views :: Akaka Bill, Education K-12, Ethics, OHA

...What Are The Lessons From The Council For Native Hawaiian Advancement's Failure To Get Charter School Money From OHA?....

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Friday, October 20, 2017
Feds: Kealoha Stole $167K from Orphans
By Andrew Walden @ 11:07 PM :: 7259 Views :: Ethics, Police

...In or about 2004, while employed as a private attorney, K. KEALOHA was appointed by the Hawaii state court as trustee and guardian for two minor children....

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Friday, October 20, 2017
Caldwell Flees State as Ex-Chief is Arrested
By News Release @ 5:40 PM :: 7186 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Police

...Caldwell left O‘ahu the evening of Oct 18 for a 'personal vacation', and is scheduled to return on Tuesday, October 31...

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Friday, October 20, 2017
UPDATE: OHA Trustees Reject CNHA Grab for Charter School Funds
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 3:59 AM :: 8175 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics, OHA

...the Resource Management Committee opted to instead give the grant funds directly to the charter schools, instead of to the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement....

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Thursday, October 19, 2017
Letter to House Speaker: Legislator Assaults Oahu Democrat Official After Complaint over Misappropriation of Funds
By Andrew Walden @ 4:53 PM :: 8637 Views :: Democratic Party, Ethics

"...The four men who restrained Rep. Quinlan are Rep. Daniel Holt. Rep. Tom Brower, Ali Sek and Benjamin Gates...."

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Who's Squandering Your Money at OHA?
By Video @ 6:09 PM :: 6704 Views :: Akaka Bill, Ethics, OHA

...Hawaiian Beneficiary Funds Continue To Fly Out The Door At OHA....

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Sunday, October 15, 2017
Crooks and Cronies: Who’s Getting Paid from the FY 2016-17 OHA Check Register
By Andrew Walden @ 8:40 PM :: 9282 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Hawai’i Free Press has obtained a copy of the Fiscal Year 2016-17 Office of Hawaiian Affairs check register in response to an open records request....

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Thursday, October 12, 2017
Hawaii AG Obstructs Requests on How Much Taxpayer Funds Are Being Spent Fighting Trump’s Travel Ban
By Selected News Articles @ 1:57 PM :: 7982 Views :: National News, Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Law Enforcement

...the Hawaii AG office denied the public interest fee waiver request and charged $28,396.30 to complete the document search....

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Thursday, October 12, 2017
​State of Hawaii Auditing OHA
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 1:49 AM :: 5146 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...the state Auditor has already informed OHA of its preliminary findings....

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Sunday, October 8, 2017
Campaign Contributions, Financial Disclosure Tie Rep Beth Fukumoto to Alleged Ponzi Scheme
By Andrew Walden @ 10:27 PM :: 13534 Views :: Democratic Party, Ethics, Republican Party

...Fukumoto’s Long-Form Financial Disclosures include many details....

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Sunday, October 8, 2017
Protest OHA Giving CNHA $1.5M Hawaii Charter School Funds
By Selected News Articles @ 5:36 PM :: 5887 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Wednesday, October 11th At 10 AM....

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Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Open Access for Broken Trust Book
By News Release @ 12:30 AM :: 7111 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii History, Higher Education

Thanks to support from University of Hawaii Press and Kamehameha Schools, the public now has free access to the bestselling book Broken Trust: Greed, Mismanagement & Political Manipulation at America’s Largest Charitable Trust....

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Sunday, October 1, 2017
Two HPD Chief Nominees Sued: Cover up Manslaughter, Excessive Force
By Andrew Walden @ 8:46 PM :: 13349 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Police

...a secret commission larded with Kealoha loyalists has picked some candidates to continue the tradition....

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Sunday, October 1, 2017
Fritz v. Department of Taxation, and Why You Should Care
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:01 AM :: 4832 Views :: Ethics, Taxes

Over the past several months, there has been a court fight brewing that could have changed how the Department of Taxation lobbies for legislation....

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Thursday, September 28, 2017
US Senate Investigating Hawaii's Soaring Medicaid Costs
By News Release @ 11:08 PM :: 6669 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...CMS data show that total costs for new Medicaid beneficiaries in Hawaii rose from $249.1 million in 2014 to $437.4 million in 2015-a 76 percent single-year increase. Costs per-enrollee jumped 73 percent in that same period, going from $7,462 in 2014 to $12,910 in 2015....

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Audit: Honolulu Homeless Programs Subject to Corrupt, Incompetent Department of Community Services
By News Release @ 9:18 PM :: 6714 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Homelessness

...Audit of Housing First, Community Assistance Program, and Hale Mauliola Homeless Programs....

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Thursday, September 21, 2017
Al Hee Minion Robin Danner Grabs for Control of Crooked Sandwich Isles Scam Company
By Video @ 1:49 AM :: 7898 Views :: DHHL, Ethics

...Sheʻs Planning To Control Your Phone & Computer....

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Monday, September 18, 2017
​Ige Sends out Secret Memo on Information Practices
By Andrew Walden @ 10:42 PM :: 5738 Views :: Ethics, First Amendment

...Ironically, the Memo itself was not posted on the Governor’s news feed nor is it linked by any Hawaii.gov website....

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Sunday, September 17, 2017
Legislature with U R Missing
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:01 AM :: 4703 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government

...there is "supposed to be" opportunity for participation....

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Saturday, September 16, 2017
Help Stop CNHA Grab for Charter School Funds
By Selected News Articles @ 2:16 PM :: 8492 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics, OHA

...Please Attend The Next Office Of Hawaiian Affairs Board Meeting On Thursday, September 21st At 10 AM At OHA Headquarters....

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Friday, September 15, 2017
Hawaii GOP Calls on Schatz to Return Money
By News Release @ 4:52 PM :: 5519 Views :: Ethics, Congressional Delegation

...Schatz is one of a handful of Democrat lawmakers who have received generous campaign donations from Menendez....

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Thursday, September 14, 2017
Council yanks ‘forensic’ from rail audit
By Grassroot Institute @ 1:51 PM :: 5786 Views :: Ethics, Rail

...the Honolulu City Council unanimously approved Resolution 17-199 to audit the rail for financial cost overruns, but watered down language that would’ve made the audit “forensic.”....

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Mauna Kea: It All Came Down to Money
By Video @ 6:03 PM :: 6693 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education, OHA

...He Didnʻt Do It Because Of His Respect For Mauna Kea, But Rather For Something Else....

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Friday, September 8, 2017
Reso 17-199: Will Honolulu Council Back Rail Audit?
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 12:41 PM :: 5253 Views :: Ethics, Rail

...the most recent version of the proposed resolution requests an “independent forensic audit” of HART operations and contract awards....

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Another OHA Trustee Caught Red-Handed
By Video @ 5:22 PM :: 8055 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education, OHA

... How stupid does Peter Apo think we are? ....

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Friday, September 1, 2017
Ige Appoints Pro-Rail Thug to HCDA
By John Bond @ 8:37 PM :: 8439 Views :: Ethics, Development, Rail

...Timson worked at First Hawaiian Bank as vice president while FHB Chairman Don Horner was HART board chair. She organized large groups of screaming union supporters to crash, harass and threaten at public meetings....

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Friday, September 1, 2017
Rail: Republicans Propose 'Forensic Audit' Amendment
By News Release @ 5:34 PM :: 8067 Views :: Ethics, Rail, Republican Party

...Require the State Auditor to perform a forensic audit to look for fraud, waste, and abuse....

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Thursday, August 31, 2017
Profiting from Telescope Protests and Kakaako Development, OHA Trustee Fined $25K
By News Release @ 8:40 PM :: 10903 Views :: Ethics, Development, Higher Education, OHA

...Apo violated the State Ethics Code by using OHA resources, and his position with OHA, to advance his private business interests....

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Thursday, August 31, 2017
Rail: FTA is open to shortening the route
By Honolulu Traffic @ 6:57 PM :: 6355 Views :: Ethics, Rail, Taxes

...FTA is complicit.  That’s why it is likely to approve a Plan B that stops at Middle Street....

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Saturday, August 26, 2017
Full Text: Feds Letter Demanding Rail Plan by Sept 15
By Andrew Walden @ 10:01 PM :: 6246 Views :: Ethics, Rail, Taxes

...The Recovery Plan does not include a financial plan with funding sufficient to cover HART's current estimated total Project cost....

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Friday, August 25, 2017
Rail: How to Gut an Audit
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 4:31 PM :: 5496 Views :: Ethics, Rail

Hawaii lawmakers are finally embracing the call for a “deep dive” audit of the Honolulu rail project, but how they follow through on that embrace could make it all for naught....

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017
State GOP Calls for Forensic Audit of Rail
By Shirlene Ostrov @ 8:51 PM :: 6438 Views :: Ethics, Rail, Republican Party

...A call for Republicans to push for a forensic audit of HART and their failed rail project!....

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Using Freedom of Information Act to target biotech scientists boomerangs against anti-GMO activists
By Selected News Articles @ 2:14 PM :: 10582 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education, GMOs

...UH Manoa anti-GMO prof Hector Valenzuela curiously worked hard to hide part of his emails....

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Kona DLNR Harassment: Judge Throws Case out on Technicality
By News Release @ 2:50 AM :: 6284 Views :: Hawaii County , Ethics, Small Business

...Judge Fujino dismissed the case because plaintiffs cannot file suit directly in the circuit court challenging the application of a rule....

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Friday, August 18, 2017
City rail audit won’t look for fraud?
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 8:11 PM :: 6465 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Rail

...despite the fact that City Auditor Edwin Young told the committee “the red flags were there”....

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Friday, August 18, 2017
Desperation: HART Backs Efficiency Audit
By News Release @ 2:04 AM :: 4705 Views :: Ethics, Rail

...HART Directors discussed using public-private partnerships to help fund the remaining elements of Honolulu's Rail Transit Project....

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Audit: Bulky Pickup Schemes Generate Millions in Overtime
By News Release @ 5:43 PM :: 5829 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Labor

...153 employees received $1.7 million in overtime for bulky and white goods collection....

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Honolulu Ethics Comm Seeks Comments on Draft Strategic Plan
By News Release @ 4:56 PM :: 4641 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics

...Please send your comments on the draft strategic plan by September 1, 2017....

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