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Sunday, August 28, 2011
Battleship Missouri to Commemorate 66th Anniversary of Japanese Surrender
By News Release @ 4:46 PM :: 13230 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

The Battleship Missouri Memorial will commemorate the 66th anniversary of the end of World War II with a free ceremony on Friday, Sept. 2, 2011, from 8 to 9 a.m., on the Mighty Mo’s forward main deck. 

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Thursday, August 25, 2011
NYT: Anti-GMO Myths don’t hold up to Scientific Scrutiny
By NCPA @ 9:48 PM :: 9104 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 :: 7601 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 :: 12245 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 :: 7008 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 :: 16108 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 :: 10624 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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Saturday, August 20, 2011
China Threatening U.S. Space Superiority
By Heritage Foundation @ 4:54 PM :: 7158 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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Thursday, August 18, 2011
Hertiage: Never Quit
By Heritage Foundation @ 11:26 PM :: 7102 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 10, 2011
Trains Helped Kill the Greek Economy – They’ll Kill Hawaii’s too
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 9:05 PM :: 12345 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 :: 16216 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 :: 7253 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
Study looks at Perceptions of Child Abuse and Neglect in Hawaii
By News Release @ 10:27 AM :: 7899 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Hawaii Statistics

A new unprecedented statewide research survey on child abuse and neglect in Hawai‘i reveals that child abuse is a pervasive and serious issue. Nearly 40% of residents know a victim of child abuse, 9% say they experienced abuse themselves, and 80% of residents think child abuse is a major problem in society. 

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Friday, July 15, 2011
Guam WW2 Claims Bill criticized for Over-criminalization
By Heritage Foundation @ 2:27 PM :: 8524 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 :: 7110 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 :: 12695 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 :: 13300 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 :: 12839 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 :: 14034 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 :: 7411 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 :: 11453 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 :: 12137 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 :: 8978 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 :: 11021 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 :: 12310 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 :: 8586 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 :: 5340 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 :: 12458 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 :: 9006 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 :: 11022 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 :: 6728 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 :: 10126 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
Abercrombie doubles down against Pro-Bowl: "It's Time We Get Our Priorities Straight"
By Video @ 5:22 PM :: 10588 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Politicians, Tourism

"It's Time We Get Our Priorities Straight," a message from Governor Neil Abercrombie, June 10, 2011

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Friday, June 10, 2011
Overestimating Wind Power Generation
By Selected News Articles @ 5:07 PM :: 8073 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 :: 6534 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 :: 19605 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 :: 12263 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 :: 6774 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 :: 7204 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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Saturday, May 28, 2011
Israel Day Hawaii Celebration May 29
By News Release @ 6:11 PM :: 12701 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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Friday, May 20, 2011
Heritage: Standing Strong with Israel
By Heritage Foundation @ 3:06 PM :: 6824 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 :: 14476 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 :: 8466 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 :: 6896 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 :: 12913 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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Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Bin Laden, the terror godfather next door: Local children playing in his garden, his own at a nearby school
By Selected News Articles @ 5:28 PM :: 5494 Views :: World News, Family

'I used to go to their house. He had two wives, one spoke Arabic, and the other one spoke Urdu. They had three children, a girl and two boys. They gave me two rabbits. They had installed a camera at the outer gate so they could see people before they entered the house,' Zarar Ahmed said....

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Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Inouye, Akaka votes: A ticket to USA for Guantanamo detainee who attempted attack on Honolulu
By Andrew Walden @ 3:00 PM :: 14576 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Khalid Shaikh Mohammed spent most of 1994 plotting to blow up or hijack 12 airplanes carrying about 4,000 passengers bound for Honolulu and 11 other locations as part of Operation Bojinka, based in Manila, Philippines.  He would later use operational experienced gained from his Bojinka failure to mastermind 9-11.

Now Hawaii's two Senators have voted to help spring Mohammed from detention at Guantanamo Bay Naval Station in Cuba. 

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Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Al-Qaida's New Battle Hardened, Difficult Leader
By IPT News @ 12:58 PM :: 7685 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Zawahiri...has a record "of alienating his colleagues, fighting over dogma, even within the Islamist movement," said journalist Steve Coll. "And as a communicator, he is less effective. His books are turgid and dogmatic." During a recent online chat with fellow jihadists, Zawahiri sounded "defensive and argumentative. He sounded unappealing as a leader."

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Monday, May 2, 2011
Extremist Reactions to bin Laden Death
By IPT News @ 2:39 PM :: 8492 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

In the hours after the official announcement of Osama bin Laden's death, jihadi forums and extremist websites have been flooded with a mix of responses. Although some jihadists have welcomed the martyrdom of one of their greatest leaders, others have condemned America or appear to be in damage control mode.

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Friday, April 29, 2011
British Hawaii: U.K. flavor in the former 'Sandwich Isles'
By Selected News Articles @ 8:19 AM :: 11056 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

... despite a few early skirmishes — including the one that cost the English explorer his life — the people who preceded the Europeans to the so-called "Sandwich Isles" by at least a thousand years generally had good relations with the British empire....

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