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Thursday, August 25, 2011
NYT: Anti-GMO Myths don’t hold up to Scientific Scrutiny
By NCPA @ 9:48 PM :: 9079 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Myths about the dire effects of genetically modified foods on health and the environment abound, but they have not held up to scientific scrutiny. These crop modification methods are not dangerous.

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Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Son of Hamas: Ex-Terrorist to Speak at Aiea Church
By Andrew Walden @ 10:58 PM :: 7574 Views :: Maui County, World News, Family

Mosab Hassan Yousef, son of terrorist Hamas founder and leader Sheikh Hassan Yousef, will be speaking at Calvary Chapel Honolulu, 98-1016 Komo Mai Drive, Aiea -- Wednesday at 630PM.

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Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Rail: Sumitomo will not Appeal, Stands Ready to take Ansaldo's place
By News Release @ 9:13 PM :: 12190 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

As the only qualified offeror, SCOA’s decision not to appeal should in no way be interpreted as loss of interest. To the contrary, SCOA will remain ready to fulfill its commitments should the City not be able to proceed with Ansaldo due to any problems that might prevent them from fulfilling their offer.

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Monday, August 22, 2011
Heritage: What's Next in Libya
By Heritage Foundation @ 9:11 PM :: 6980 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

The Administration’s short-sighted effort to score a quick and easy military victory over Qadhafi’s regime failed to end the threat to civilians in “days not weeks,” as President Barack Obama promised. The administration now must scramble to develop and implement a long term strategy for a post-Qadhafi Libya.

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Monday, August 22, 2011
Can Abercrombie Administration impose Billions in Carbon Fees without Legislative Vote?
By Andrew Walden @ 3:02 AM :: 16035 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

What does a worn out and debunked fraud scheme do when it has exhausted its welcome around the world? It comes to Hawaii, of course.

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Sunday, August 21, 2011
VIDEO: Rebels take center of Tripoli, Gaddafi regime collapses
By Andrew Walden @ 8:48 PM :: 10586 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Ghaddafi is/was the fourth-largest shareholder of Honolulu Rail contractor Ansaldo.  It appears that Ghaddafi's Libyan Investment Authority is undergoing a change in management ....

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Sunday, August 21, 2011
Car Bomb: Maui Soldier tells Story of Survival
By Selected News Articles @ 5:26 PM :: 9745 Views :: DHHL, Energy, National News, World News

JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq – Death hovered behind a car window packed with figurines and Teddy Bears on a tract of Iraqi road with no name....

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Saturday, August 20, 2011
China Threatening U.S. Space Superiority
By Heritage Foundation @ 4:54 PM :: 7132 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

...as NASA sends its shuttles to museums, China is making great strides in its space program—with preparations under way for the launch of a Chinese spacelab in the next few weeks....

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Friday, August 19, 2011
Thousands line Highway for funeral of Big Island Marine Killed in Afghanistan
By Andrew Walden @ 4:24 PM :: 10144 Views :: Hawaii County , Energy, National News, World News

C-22

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Thursday, August 18, 2011
Hertiage: Never Quit
By Heritage Foundation @ 11:26 PM :: 7067 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

We must remember how we stood as a nation with a shared purpose and intensity on September 12, 2001 and in the days following. That collective and eternal vigilance is still essential. Never quit.

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Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Big Island plans massive salute to LCpl. Camero
By News Release @ 10:10 PM :: 11414 Views :: Hawaii County , Energy, National News, World News

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Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Barbers Point Museum to Host 9-11 Commemoration
By News Release @ 7:45 PM :: 9100 Views :: Maui County, Energy, National News, World News
  • Where: Midway Street between Hangars 110 & 111 on Kalaeloa Airport, Kapolei, Hawaii
  • When: Saturday, September 10, 10 am-6 pm and Sunday, Sept. 11, 10 am-4 pm
  • Special: 10th Anniversary 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at 10 am on Sunday, Sept. 11 
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Sunday, August 14, 2011
Micronesians: “Its just better in Arkansas”
By Andrew Walden @ 11:10 PM :: 30173 Views :: National News, World News, Health Care, Cost of Living

Neil Abercrombie says Hawaii can’t afford Micronesians.

All four members of Hawaii’s Congressional delegation say Micronesians are “unsustainable.”

Arkansas disagrees.

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Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Trains Helped Kill the Greek Economy – They’ll Kill Hawaii’s too
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 9:05 PM :: 12290 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

“Some years back a Greek finance minister, fed up with his country's waste and extravagance claimed that he could save money by shutting down the national railway and driving around its passengers in taxis.”

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Saturday, August 6, 2011
Restoring Courage: Hawaii Stands with Israel August 24
By News Release @ 6:59 PM :: 16159 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

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Thursday, August 4, 2011
UANI Calls on Japanese Conglomerate Hitachi to End Its Business in Iran
By News Release @ 3:52 PM :: 7224 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

On Thursday, United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI) called on Japanese high technology conglomerate Hitachi to end its business in Iran. Hitachi maintains an active presence in Iran, having provided Iran with gas turbines and induction motors used in its oil and gas sector.

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Monday, July 18, 2011
Two more chances to see Space Shuttle from Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 9:38 PM :: 7190 Views :: Energy, National News, World News
  • TUESDAY 4:43AM HST
  • WEDNESDAY 5:19AM HST
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Friday, July 15, 2011
Guam WW2 Claims Bill criticized for Over-criminalization
By Heritage Foundation @ 2:27 PM :: 8492 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

This bill would authorize the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission to compensate residents of Guam and their descendants who were injured or killed in World War II.

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Monday, July 11, 2011
America, the Europe of the West?
By Heritage Foundation @ 2:13 PM :: 7087 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Last night, President Barack Obama and U.S. congressional leaders failed to reach agreement on a deal to raise the nation's debt limit. Meanwhile, it has been more than 800 days since the U.S. Senate passed a budget, liberals in Washington are pushing for higher taxes, unemployment is soaring, the deficit keeps growing, and America is careening toward an economic future as the Europe of the West.

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Monday, July 11, 2011
Barack Sr. so repulsive, even Abercrombie thought he was Arrogant
By Selected News Articles @ 2:26 AM :: 12649 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Back in Nairobi, says one government official, Obama Sr. would “slam his fist on the table” and claim that a rival “knows nothing about math or economics”; he would go on to describe other colleagues as “intellectual dwarfs.” As college friend and current Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie tells Jacobs, Obama Sr. could never “contain his irritation with people who were not as facile as he, and he did not hesitate to say so.”

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Thursday, July 7, 2011
Immigration Records: Obama was to have been put up for Adoption at Honolulu Salvation Army Home
By Selected News Articles @ 3:26 PM :: 13249 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

“Subject got his USC wife ‘Hapai’ [Hawaiian for pregnant] and although they were married they do not live together and Miss Dunham is making arrangements with the Salvation Army to give the baby away,’’ according to a memo describing the conversation with Obama written by Lyle H. Dahling, an administrator in the Honolulu office of what was then called the US Immigration and Naturalization Service.

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Thursday, June 30, 2011
Gaza Flotilla Roster Portends Another Violent Clash
By IPT News @ 8:59 PM :: 12793 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

A flotilla is determined to sail to the Gaza Strip this weekend in breach of Israel's naval blockade on the Hamas-controlled territory. This decision comes in spite of growing international pressure to stop the campaign, damaged ships and fewer passengers than expected. 

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Monday, June 27, 2011
Hawaii 8th Annual International Women’s Leadership Conference Sept 20
By News Release @ 8:58 PM :: 13987 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

HONOLULU – Lesley Jane Seymour, Editor-in-Chief of More magazine, will address delegates at Hawai‘i’s 8th annual International Women’s Leadership Conference (IWLC), taking place on September 20, 2011 at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel and Resort.

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Monday, June 27, 2011
Heritage: Obama Plays Politics in Afghanistan
By Heritage Foundation @ 2:13 PM :: 7387 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

The nation’s two highest-ranking military commanders have gone on record raising serious concerns about President Obama’s flawed plan to bring 33,000 troops home from Afghanistan by September 2012.

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Sunday, June 26, 2011
Iran developing capability to hit US with Nukes
By IPT News @ 1:48 PM :: 11416 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Iran has also improved its launch capabilities, recently placing a data-gathering satellite into space with its powerful Safir booster rocket. The move will accelerate Iran's program for intercontinental ballistic missiles, bypassing the U.N.'s efforts to control the Islamic Republic and giving it the capability to hit the United States....

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Sunday, June 26, 2011
Am. Samoa Congressional Delegate bought and paid for by Kazakhstan?
By Selected News Articles @ 1:45 AM :: 12102 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

"One Member of Congress, Delegate Eni Faleomavaega from American Samoa, a co-chair and driving force behind the creation of the Central Asia caucus, particularly stands out. In the 2010 election cycle, two of Faleomavaega’s top organizational contributors had been under contract with the Republic of Kazakhstan...."

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Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Meet your new Defense Secretary: Leon Panetta's War on Reagan's Defense Policies
By Selected News Articles @ 5:06 PM :: 8938 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Senate conservatives proudly call themselves “Reagan Republicans” because of Reagan’s “Peace Through Strength” military policies. But in Leon Panetta, whose nomination comes up for a full Senate vote for Secretary of Defense on Tuesday, they are being asked to endorse a man whose Congressional career was dedicated to fighting Reagan’s defense build-up and anti-communist policies.

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Saturday, June 18, 2011
NASA-Funded Group Doctors Sea Level Data
By News Release @ 1:21 AM :: 10991 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

what happens when sea level in the real world does not rise nearly as much as alarmists predict? If you are a NASA-funded gatekeeper of sea level data, you merely doctor the data....

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Friday, June 17, 2011
Greek Crisis: Moody’s warns of possible First Hawaiian Bank downgrade
By News Release @ 9:24 PM :: 12262 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Moody's Investors Service placed the stand-alone bank financial strength rating of First Hawaiian Bank on review for possible downgrade....

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Friday, June 17, 2011
Free Trade Agreements Deliver More Trade
By Selected News Articles @ 9:56 AM :: 8548 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

the agreements appear to boost manufacturing exports above the overall trend while having no discernable impact on manufacturing imports....

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Thursday, June 16, 2011
VIDEO: Final statement of Geert Wilders in his free speech trial
By News Release @ 11:12 PM :: 5316 Views :: World News, Family

Freedom of expression is the life source of our Western civilisation.  Do not let that source go dry just to cosy up to a totalitarian regime.

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Thursday, June 16, 2011
Al-Qaeda hit list names US writers, generals
By IPT News @ 7:53 PM :: 12425 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Columns and articles by several of the writers and researchers named by al-Qaeda have been and will continue to be posted on HawaiiFreePress.com.

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Wednesday, June 15, 2011
A Showdown over the War in Libya
By Heritage Foundation @ 8:25 PM :: 8971 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

...President Obama failed to consult Congress in an appropriately deliberate manner. The President has ill-served Congress, and there is no reason Congress should stand for it. As it responds, Congress should be mindful of its obligations: to uphold the Constitution, act in America’s interests, and not unduly put the lives of American allies at risk....

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Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Hawaii Army Reservists building Community Center in Indonesia
By Selected News Articles @ 2:19 PM :: 10985 Views :: Energy, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

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Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Boehner on Libya: Obama will be in Violation of War Powers Act in 5 days
By News Release @ 1:53 PM :: 6699 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Five days from now, our country will reach the 90-day mark from the notification to Congress regarding the commencement of the military operation in Libya, which began on March 18, 2011.

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Monday, June 13, 2011
Renewable Energy and Hybrid Cars Still Only at 1%
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 7:39 PM :: 10089 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Despite governmental mandates for renewables, if their electricity production is converted to equivalent tons of oil, then their share is only 1.3% in 2010....

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Friday, June 10, 2011
Overestimating Wind Power Generation
By Selected News Articles @ 5:07 PM :: 8046 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Growing evidence from both sides of the Atlantic indicates that performance models based on wind data often promise levels of generation substantially above actual wind power output.

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Friday, June 10, 2011
The Iranian Threat That Can't Be Ignored
By Heritage Foundation @ 3:12 PM :: 6508 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

 Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps has acquired two missile warheads capable of being armed with a nuclear weapon. And a recently leaked U.N. report described suspected ballistic missile technology exchanges between North Korea and Iran....

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Sunday, June 5, 2011
Our Cooling Globe: June Snow in Hawaii (video)
By Andrew Walden @ 3:31 PM :: 19546 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

  Lets invite Al Gore to go skiing....

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Saturday, June 4, 2011
307th Signal Battalion returning from Afghanistan
By News Release @ 7:28 PM :: 12218 Views :: Maui County, Energy, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

This mission was a great success for the unit as well as for the Soldiers. Within battalion, more than two dozen Soldiers decided on continued service in the Army as they reenlisted and seven non-commissioned from the battalion were inducted into the highly esteemed Sergeant Audie Murphy Club for outstanding leadership achievements.

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Thursday, June 2, 2011
Moody’s Warns of US Default
By News Release @ 12:55 PM :: 6745 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

... the rating outlook will depend on the outcome of negotiations on deficit reduction. A credible agreement on substantial deficit reduction would support a continued stable outlook; lack of such an agreement could prompt Moody's to change its outlook to negative on the Aaa rating....

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Thursday, June 2, 2011
Time For Thoughtful Moves in Libya
By Heritage Foundation @ 9:11 AM :: 7176 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Last night, House Republican leadership postponed a vote on a measure to withdraw troops from Libya within 15 days. While many agree that entering the war was unwise, they are also fearful of making another rash move that could harm our national interest or leave our allies stranded.

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Sunday, May 29, 2011
Ronald Reagan, Memorial Day 1986: “They chose to reject the fashionable skepticism of their time”
By News Release @ 1:36 PM :: 7426 Views :: National News, World News

Here in Arlington rests a sharecropper's son who became a hero to a lonely people. Joe Louis came from nowhere, but he knew how to fight. And he galvanized a nation in the days after Pearl Harbor when he put on the uniform of his country and said, "I know we'll win because we're on God's side."

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Saturday, May 28, 2011
Israel Day Hawaii Celebration May 29
By News Release @ 6:11 PM :: 12649 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

This spring, on Sunday, May 29, 2011, we will again create a festive environment to commemorate Yom Ha’atzmaut – Israel's Independence Day....

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Monday, May 23, 2011
DoD raises Worldwide Force Protection Condition to Bravo
By News Release @ 9:43 PM :: 12547 Views :: Hawaii County , Maui County, Energy, National News, World News

FPCON BRAVO--This condition applies when an increased and more predictable threat of terrorist activity exists

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Friday, May 20, 2011
Heritage: Standing Strong with Israel
By Heritage Foundation @ 3:06 PM :: 6791 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

In a speech yesterday on U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East following the "Arab Spring" uprisings, President Obama broached the subject of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Notably, he stated that, as part of finding peace between Israel and Palestine, the two parties should return to their 1967 borders.

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Thursday, May 12, 2011
Psychiatrists Boycott Honolulu Meeting Over Desmond Tutu Invitation
By Selected News Articles @ 1:48 PM :: 14426 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

In a speech in Boston, Mr. Tutu directly attacked the Jewish supporters of Israel as being in effect traitors to America, controlling U.S. foreign policy for the benefit of Israel and to the detriment of America. In that speech he compared American Jewish supporters of Israel to Hitler, Mussolini, Idi Amin, Milosevich, Stalin, and Pinochet.

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Thursday, May 12, 2011
Open Society? Over 30 major news organizations linked to Billionaire George Soros
By News Release @ 10:18 AM :: 8433 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Prominent journalists like ABC's Christiane Amanpour and former Washington Post editor and now Vice President Len Downie serve on boards of operations that take Soros cash. This despite the Society of Professional Journalist's ethical code stating: "avoid all conflicts real or perceived."

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Wednesday, May 4, 2011
Top Six Reasons We Got Osama bin Laden
By Heritage Foundation @ 10:53 AM :: 6869 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

President George W. Bush put the correct policies in place, including the PATRIOT Act, Gitmo and increased intelligence gathering. President Barack Obama was wise to continue executing many of the same strategies.

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Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Political Correctness: SEALS who got Bin Laden also captured Jihadi murderer of Big Isle man—and were prosecuted for it
By Andrew Walden @ 6:11 PM :: 12864 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

For five and a half years, the US has hunted for Ahmed Hashim Abed--code-named "Objective Amber." Abed is the alleged ring-leader of an Islamist mob which murdered four US military contractors--including Pa`auilo resident Wesley Batalona--in Fallujah, Iraq on March 31, 2004.

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