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Friday, December 14, 2012
Cyclone Evan Pounds Samoa, Heading for Tonga, Fiji
By Selected News Articles @ 3:13 PM :: 6877 Views :: National News, World News

Tropical Cyclone Evan was stationary over Samoa for approximately 24 hours.... 

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Wednesday, December 12, 2012
North Korea Threatens with Successful Missile Launch
By Heritage Foundation @ 11:50 AM :: 6631 Views :: World News, Military

North Korea successfully launched a missile early Wednesday—a big step toward achieving the capability to hit targets in the United States.

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Wednesday, December 12, 2012
North Korea Missile Launch Successful
By News Release @ 12:40 AM :: 6275 Views :: World News, Military

Map showing projected path of rocket .

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Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Economist: Visa Waivers Behind Hawaii Tourism Boom
By Selected News Articles @ 2:02 PM :: 7999 Views :: National News, World News, Tourism

...there's still lots of room for Mr Obama's administration to do more, and the US Travel Association has a great plan to further improve the situation....

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Monday, December 10, 2012
Stop Meeting with the U.N. on Climate Change
By Heritage Foundation @ 4:07 PM :: 5798 Views :: Environment, National News, World News

As they did at the previous 17 conferences, developing nations demanded that the United States and other developed countries pay them for the climate’s effects....

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Friday, December 7, 2012
UHERO: Developing Countries Buoy Asian Growth
By News Release @ 8:53 PM :: 6214 Views :: World News, Tourism

Higher income Asian economies have suffered the most from the trade falloff. At the same time, labor markets and fiscal conditions in East and Southeast Asian developing countries remain far stronger than in the developed world....

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Monday, December 3, 2012
Yap: Seabees Pitch in on Canoe Project
By News Release @ 7:44 PM :: 9269 Views :: World News, Military

High tech met traditional tech when a group of US Navy Seabees pitched in to help the Waa’gey traditional canoe project in Yap, Micronesia....

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Saturday, December 1, 2012
18 Years Later Kyoto Protocol Dies With a Whimper
By NCPA @ 1:57 PM :: 4936 Views :: Environment, World News

...the United Nation’s is holding its annual “We’ve got to save the planet this year or it’s too late and we’re all doomed — no really, this time we mean it,” Framework Convention on Climate Change conference in Doha, Qatar this year.... 

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Thursday, November 29, 2012
The Danger of International Internet Regulation
By Heritage Foundation @ 2:11 PM :: 5619 Views :: World News, Family

Starting on Monday, the 193 member states of the ITU will meet in Dubai to update the 1988 International Telecommunications Regulations.  The ITU is looking to transform itself into a “global Internet rule maker” ....

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Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Disabilities Treaty Just Another U.N. Power Grab
By Heritage Foundation @ 2:30 PM :: 5618 Views :: World News, Family

International treaties sound like a good idea, especially when they claim to protect vulnerable people.

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Monday, November 26, 2012
Egypt's President Moves Toward Dictatorship
By Heritage Foundation @ 1:33 PM :: 5554 Views :: World News, Family

Egypt remains in turmoil after its president decreed last Thursday that he was no longer subject to the laws of his country—giving himself power over the judiciary and other branches of government.

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Monday, November 19, 2012
Fitch: Corruption, Inability to Sell Ansaldo Produce Negative Outlook for Rail Contractor's Parent Company
By News Release @ 5:27 PM :: 11340 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, World News, Family

The Negative Outlook reflects Fitch's concerns about the timeliness of the closing of the sales of the non-core assets....

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Monday, November 19, 2012
U.S. Redraws World Oil Map
By NCPA @ 3:08 PM :: 7882 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

The shale-oil boom can help the United States surpass Saudi Arabia as the largest oil supplier by 2020, according to the International Energy Agency....

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Monday, November 19, 2012
The Escalating Conflict Between Hamas and Israel
By Heritage Foundation @ 2:49 PM :: 5005 Views :: World News, Family

...militants in Gaza have fired more than 840 rockets at Israel. Hamas rockets have reached the outskirts of Jerusalem and Tel Aviv for the first time, thanks to the smuggling of Iranian rockets into Gaza....

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Thursday, November 15, 2012
Benghazi Hearings Begin on Capitol Hill
By Heritage Foundation @ 3:45 PM :: 7091 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Today, hearings begin in the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House and Senate Intelligence Committees ....

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Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Charity Wraps Up Successful Listening Tour in Yap
By News Release @ 7:03 PM :: 7163 Views :: World News, Family

Habele Directors and supporters just completed their 2012 “Listening Tour” in Yap State, Micronesia.

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Saturday, November 3, 2012
Islamism’s Unity
By Daniel Pipes @ 8:07 PM :: 6477 Views :: World News, Family

... fighting violent Islamists while cooperating with non-violent ones ....

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Saturday, October 20, 2012
Streaming Video: Canonization of Molokai’s Mother Marianne Cope
By Selected News Articles @ 10:29 PM :: 12202 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Energy, Environment, World News, Family

The ceremony presided over by Pope Benedict XVI, will actually begin at 9:30 p.m. Hawaii time....

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Monday, October 15, 2012
Nuclear War Averted, 50 Years Ago This Week
By Heritage Foundation @ 2:43 PM :: 6670 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

As Iran builds its nuclear capability, the lessons of the Cuban Missile Crisis resonate in a fresh way.

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Tuesday, October 9, 2012
How Obama's Foreign Policy Is Failing
By Heritage Foundation @ 7:47 AM :: 5126 Views :: World News, Family

Libya. Egypt. Syria. Iran. Russia. China. America’s relations with the world aren’t looking too good.

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Saturday, September 29, 2012
Locavores or Loco-vores?
By Selected News Articles @ 6:42 PM :: 6317 Views :: World News, Family

Unfortunately for locavores, the same fundamental economic realities that shaped the development of our globalized food supply chain are still very much with us.

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Friday, September 28, 2012
Marking 32 Years of Death and Forced Abortions in China
By Heritage Foundation @ 3:02 AM :: 5560 Views :: World News, Family

The population control rule, established on September 25, 1980, has resulted in almost 40 million “missing” women and some of the most egregious human rights violations in recent history....

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Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Egypt's New President, a Theocrat Second only to Iran's
By IPT News @ 12:46 PM :: 6222 Views :: World News, Family

The man being showered with attention as a respectable international leader may rank shy only of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad ....

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Wednesday, September 26, 2012
5 Ways Obama Disappointed at the United Nations
By Heritage Foundation @ 12:24 PM :: 6987 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

In tripping over the YouTube video that was offensive to Muslims, the President seemed to validate other countries’ disregard for freedom of speech....

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Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Full Text: What the Muslim Brotherhood Means for US
By IPT News @ 10:04 AM :: 13590 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

"And let's not hoist a large Islamic flag, and let's not be barbaric-talking. We will remain a front so that if the thing happens, we will benefit from the new happenings instead of having all of our organizations classified and exposed."

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Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Panetta: Navy Will Invite China to Pacific Rim Exercise
By Selected News Articles @ 11:07 PM :: 9470 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

 Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta and his Chinese counterpart, Defense Minister Gen. Liang Guanglie, told reporters here today they see progress and room for growth in the two nations’ military relationship....

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Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Chinese General: Prepare for Combat with Japan
By Selected News Articles @ 10:09 PM :: 7054 Views :: World News, Family

Gen. Xu Caihou, vice chairman of the Central Military Commission, considered the most senior military political commissar, said Friday that military forces should be “prepared for any possible military combat,” state run Xinhua news agency reported....

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Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Micronesians: Stop Abercrombie's Healthcare Discrimination
By News Release @ 5:36 PM :: 11961 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Abercrombie is pursuing an appeal of the injunction on Basic Health Hawai'i, with a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals hearing scheduled for Tuesday in San Francisco....  

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Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Shocking News! Trade with China Supports U.S. Jobs
By Heritage Foundation @ 3:41 PM :: 6937 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

The belief that more imports equals less employment at home is false. It follows directly that the idea that trade deficits lead to higher unemployment is also false.

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Saturday, September 15, 2012
VIDEO: Watch the 'Muhammad' Movie Islamists are Using as their Latest Excuse
By Video @ 4:59 PM :: 6796 Views :: World News, Family

The movie depicts modern Egypt, followed by an algebra problem, followed by events from the Koran. The viewer is asked to solve for X....

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Friday, September 14, 2012
Why Obama Is Failing the Middle East Meltdown and How to Fix It
By Heritage Foundation @ 11:33 AM :: 7040 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Obama’s strategy for this part of the world started out much the way Jimmy Carter’s did—with acts of conciliation and accommodation....

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Thursday, September 13, 2012
Hirono Votes Against Funding Tsunami Warning Network
By News Release @ 6:12 PM :: 9596 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

The high-tech buoy network faced $4.5 million in cuts in February, and Hirono opposed bipartisan House legislation to fully fund the critical system for FY2013....

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Thursday, September 13, 2012
New Wave of Attacks on U.S. Embassies
By Heritage Foundation @ 4:36 PM :: 5157 Views :: World News, Family

Protesters stormed the U.S. Embassy in Yemen today and set fire to a building....

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Wednesday, September 12, 2012
America's Debt to Its Diplomatic, Military, and Intelligence Personnel
By Heritage Foundation @ 4:10 PM :: 4937 Views :: World News, Family

The deaths in Benghazi, Libya, of the U.S. Ambassador to Libya and others in the service of the United States provides a tragic reminder of the great sacrifices that U.S. diplomatic, military, and intelligence personnel serving abroad make to defend America ....

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Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Muslims Celebrate 9-11 by Storming US Embassies, Hoisting Al-Qaeda Flag, Murdering US Ambassador
By Andrew Walden @ 6:20 AM :: 13403 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

 ‘Obama, Obama, There Are Still a Billion Osamas!’ -- The chant on the streets, three years after Obama's Cairo Speech.

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Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Looking Back: Charles Djou Joins Army After 9-11
By Selected News Articles @ 3:01 PM :: 12885 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

...in Afghanistan, Charles saw the best and worst in humanity. He saw the selfless sacrifice of our American soldiers but also utter human depravity in Taliban insurgents....

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Thursday, September 6, 2012
PROP: Enviros Back Pacific Ocean Partnership
By News Release @ 8:36 PM :: 10226 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

“This is a very important step in implementing the National Ocean Policy in the Pacific,” said Dave Raney, Chair of the Sierra Club’s national Marine Action Team....

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Friday, August 24, 2012
Hawaii Solar Installers Billed for Retroactive 250% Federal Tax
By Selected News Articles @ 8:55 PM :: 12660 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Marco Mangelsdorf, who co-owns a company in Hawaii, ProVision Solar Inc ... has been fuming since he received a $138,000 tax bill in June from U.S. Customs, 250% more than what he paid for a shipment of Chinese panels he received in February ....

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Friday, August 10, 2012
As Starvation Looms, UN Begs Obama to Suspend Biofuel Mandates
By Selected News Articles @ 5:01 AM :: 7205 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

The US is poised to divert around 40 per cent of its corn into ethanol because of the Congress-enacted mandate despite “huge damage” to the crop because of the worst drought in at least half a century, José Graziano da Silva, director-general of the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation, warned....

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Thursday, August 9, 2012
1,000 Dictionaries Headed to Yap, Micronesia
By News Release @ 12:39 AM :: 4660 Views :: World News, Family

...thanks to a donation from the Habele, native children on the islands of Yap will be getting a much-needed educational resource....

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Monday, August 6, 2012
Organic Is Overrated
By Selected News Articles @ 3:05 PM :: 10301 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Several trillion meals containing genetically engineered food ingredients have been consumed by people around the world, and not a single adverse effect has been documented.

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Friday, August 3, 2012
Pacom: Asia-Pacific Focus Represents ‘Whole of Government’ Rebalance
By Selected News Articles @ 3:28 PM :: 9987 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Recognizing that the new focus on the Asia-Pacific region is a national strategy and one not just for the Defense Department alone, U.S. Pacific Command is reaching out to its interagency and non-governmental partners to roll it out in an efficient, well-coordinated manner.

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Thursday, August 2, 2012
Hawaii-Based Task Force Stems Chemical Trafficking in Asia-Pacific
By Selected News Articles @ 3:53 PM :: 10051 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

A little-known organization with U.S. Pacific Command is bringing together military and law-enforcement capabilities to combat drug-related transnational crime in the Asia-Pacific region ....

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Saturday, July 28, 2012
NRA: U.N. Arms Trade Treaty Stopped
By News Release @ 3:35 PM :: 5988 Views :: World News, Family

The Conference on the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty (U.N. ATT) has broken down and will not report a draft treaty to the member nations....

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Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Harmful U.N. Sea Treaty Stalls in Senate
By Heritage Foundation @ 12:54 PM :: 11072 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

LOST would expose the U.S. to international environmental lawsuits [6] that would harm its environmental, economic, and military interests—including suits based on alleged U.S. contributions to global climate change....

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Monday, July 16, 2012
34 Senators Reject: LOST Will Not Be Ratified by Senate This Year
By News Release @ 4:11 PM :: 9957 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Strong opposition is rising in the U.S. Senate to the U.N.'s Law of the Sea Treaty (LOST) that would subjugate American sovereignty to the whims of an international tribunal....

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Monday, July 16, 2012
Aegis Combat System Successfully Completes Trials on Second Republic of Korea Destroyer
By News Release @ 1:28 PM :: 9123 Views :: Honolulu County, Democratic Party, World News, Family

The at-sea Combat System Ship Qualification Trials (CSSQT) took place at the Pacific Missile Range Facility off the Hawaiian island of Kauai....

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Thursday, July 12, 2012
Obama Fails to See "Serious Impact" of Hugo Chavez
By Heritage Foundation @ 1:34 PM :: 4187 Views :: World News

President Obama has been stumbling on the economy, and this week he added more proof of his weakness on foreign policy....

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Monday, July 9, 2012
UN Small Arms Treaty: "Serious Threat to American Gun Owners"
By Selected News Articles @ 5:29 PM :: 8071 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

the U.N. and global gun banners have markedly stepped up their attack on our Second Amendment freedoms by including civilian arms in the proposed Arms Trade Treaty....

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Thursday, July 5, 2012
Cut The Price Of Solar In Half By Cutting Red Tape
By Selected News Articles @ 10:35 PM :: 7832 Views :: World News, Family

Prices have plummeted so much over the past two years that the solar panels and associated supplies cost about $8,000 for a typical 4,000-watt residential system. A qualified solar specialist or electrician should be able to install these panels for about $2,000 ....

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