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Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Conflict of Interest: Ige Was Both Legislator and Lobbyist While Serving on Committee Overseeing His Employer
By Selected News Articles @ 5:48 AM :: 10553 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii History, Politicians

"Senator Ige's conflict is inescapable and unacceptable." -- Star-Bulletin

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Saturday, September 13, 2014
The New Post-Inouye/Abercrombie Era in Hawaii Politics
By News Release @ 3:58 PM :: 6583 Views :: Hawaii History, Politicians

...Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm, Downtown Laniakea YWCA....

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Research Institute for Hawaii USA Hit With $843K Fine
By News Release @ 10:39 PM :: 8568 Views :: Hawaii History, Politicians, Republican Party, Religion

... holding the Research Institute for Hawaii USA (RIH), and its CEO Christopher Damon Haig, liable for religious and sexual harassment ....

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Thursday, August 21, 2014
It was 55 years ago today we added the 50th state
By Selected News Articles @ 4:50 PM :: 4392 Views :: Hawaii History

...President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed a proclamation naming Hawaii as the 50th state on August 21, 1959....

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Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Hawaii’s path to a constitutional republic
By Rachelle Chang @ 10:22 PM :: 4611 Views :: Hawaii History

...Statehood was an exciting time for many people in Hawaii....

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Saturday, August 16, 2014
Hawaii and the USA: A Union Worth Celebrating
By Grassroot Institute @ 1:38 PM :: 4222 Views :: Hawaii History

...Grassroot Institute President Keli'i Akina gives strong message of unity on Hawaii Statehood Day....

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Tuesday, August 12, 2014
It was 116 years ago today: The U.S. becomes a global power
By Selected News Articles @ 5:31 PM :: 4565 Views :: Hawaii History

On August 12, 1898, the United States and Spain reached a cease-fire agreement in its brief conflict over Cuba and the Philippines....

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Friday, August 8, 2014
Iniki: Years later Kauai Population, Workforce Still Suffered
By UHERO @ 1:11 AM :: 6049 Views :: Hawaii History, Hawaii Statistics

...Kauai’s economy only returned to pre-Iniki levels 7-8 years after the storm....

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Sunday, August 3, 2014
NPS: Draft Ewa Plains Battlefield Nomination And Photo Archive Available
By John Bond @ 4:17 PM :: 5940 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

Former MCAS Ewa Field is an especially unique battlefield that has been officially recognized....

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Monday, July 14, 2014
Indian Tribe? Hawaii Political Leaders Haven’t Learned a Thing Since 1999
By Andrew Walden @ 12:46 AM :: 6493 Views :: Akaka Bill, Hawaii History
What is left to cronies of the Akaka Tribe as their defeat and humiliation are revealed for all to see?
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Friday, July 11, 2014
1935: Hawaii Imposes GE Tax
By Selected News Articles @ 6:28 PM :: 5499 Views :: Hawaii History, Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

By the end of the 1930s, 22 states had implemented a sales tax....

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Monday, July 7, 2014
July 7, 1898: Hawaii Republic Annexed by USA
By Selected News Articles @ 12:01 AM :: 14486 Views :: Hawaii History

Hawaii became a U.S. Territory JULY 7, 1898, as President McKinley signed the Treaty of Annexation.

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Saturday, July 5, 2014
1874: Liliuokalani Cheers as Marines Occupy Queen’s Palace
By Selected News Articles @ 9:01 PM :: 5017 Views :: Hawaii History

"No dependence could be placed on the police nor on the Hawaiian Guards; these had proved unfaithful to their duties to preserve order, and had in some cases joined the partisans of Queen Emma...."

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Sunday, June 29, 2014
Liliuokalani 1895: “Monarchy is Forever Ended, Republic of Hawaii is only lawful Government”
By Andrew Walden @ 9:37 PM :: 8479 Views :: Hawaii History

"I, Liliuokalani Dominis, do solemnly swear in the presence of Almighty God that I will support the Constitution, Laws and Government of the Republic of Hawaii...."

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Wednesday, June 11, 2014
1901: Territory of Hawaii Adopts First Income Tax in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 10:00 PM :: 8031 Views :: Hawaii History, Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Now every state has an income tax except for Alaska, Florida, Nevada, South Dakota, Texas, Washington, and Wyoming. Alaska is notable in that it is the only state to repeal an existing income tax....

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Friday, June 6, 2014
Video: Proud Hawaiians, Loyal Americans
By Grassroot Institute @ 9:34 PM :: 8014 Views :: Akaka Bill, Hawaii History, OHA

Grassroot President Keli’i Akina interviews a young man and young woman who share what it means to them to be both Native Hawaiian and a proud American....

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Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Hawaiians Are Not A Tribe
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:37 PM :: 7418 Views :: Akaka Bill, Hawaii History, OHA
In 2000, the Supreme Court ruled in the landmark Rice v. Cayetano case that Native Hawaiian is an ethnicity (like, for example, Portuguese or Hispanic) and not a tribal or political category....
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Friday, May 30, 2014
Today in 1984: SCOTUS Upholds Hawaii Land Redistribution Eminent Domain Plan
By Robert Thomas @ 5:52 PM :: 6526 Views :: Hawaii History, Land Use

It was on this day in 1984 that the U.S. Supreme Court issued its 8-0 decision in Hawaii Housing Authority v. Midkiff....

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Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Intermediate Court of Appeals: No Landlocked Real Estate in Hawaii
By Robert Thomas @ 2:36 PM :: 9402 Views :: Hawaii History, Judiciary, Land Use

In Malulani Group, Ltd. v. Kaupo Ranch, Ltd., No. 30509 (May 5, 2014), the issue was whether the owner of a landlocked parcel could assert an easement....

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Friday, May 9, 2014
Parks Service Announces Hearings on Honouliuli Gulch Internment Site
By News Release @ 5:01 AM :: 4296 Views :: Hawaii History

This draft study report is available for public review for 60 days, with comments due to us by July 15, 2014....

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Sunday, April 20, 2014
Historic Preservation: Public Denounces Amended Drafts of SB2633 and HB1678
By News Release @ 1:46 AM :: 5659 Views :: Development, Hawaii History

...SB2633 SD1 HD1 and HB1678 HD1 SD1 attempt to amend the definition of “historic property” by exempting residential properties....

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Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Prince Kuhio: The bridge from Kingdom to State
By Andrew Walden @ 1:01 PM :: 38713 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, Hawaii History, OHA

The life of Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalaniana'ole tells the story of how Hawaiians came to be Hawaiian-Americans.

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Monday, March 17, 2014
March 17, 1959: Eisenhower Signs Hawaii Statehood Bill
By Video @ 4:10 AM :: 4606 Views :: Hawaii History

Video March 17, 1959: Eisenhower signs Hawaii statehood bill....

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Wednesday, March 5, 2014
The Real Stories Behind "The Descendants"
By Robert Thomas @ 9:08 PM :: 8716 Views :: Hawaii History, Land Use
"Deconstructing The Descendants: How George Clooney Ennobled Old Hawaiian Trust and Made the Rule Against Perpetuities Sexy"
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Thursday, February 20, 2014
See it Live: Famed Nimitz' WWII 'Diary' to be Unveiled Online Monday
By News Release @ 8:18 PM :: 5764 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

The Naval War College Library in Newport, R.I. will publicly unveil online the 4,000-page "Gray Book" collection of Fleet Adm. Chester Nimitz communications that started in the wake of the Pearl Harbor attack and ran right up until the closing days of the war....

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Saturday, February 1, 2014
Living History Day: USS Missouri Celebrates Double Anniversary
By News Release @ 9:57 PM :: 6431 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

On January 29, 1999, exactly 55 years after its launch, the Battleship Missouri Memorial opened in Pearl Harbor ....

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Friday, January 17, 2014
89 Year Old Ewa Aviation Site, Battlefield and Top Secret Cold War Mission Control
By John Bond @ 11:31 PM :: 11776 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

One of Hawaii's least known very historic sites is the former Ewa Gate (Gate Two) of former NAS Barbers Point. It has a history going back to 1925....

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Saturday, December 7, 2013
Sunday Morning: Ewa Battlefield Commemoration
By John Bond @ 11:17 AM :: 6141 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

Ewa battlefield area involved not only destruction of planes at Ewa Field but also overhead air battles between Japanese planes, Army P-40's and Navy SBD's....

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Friday, December 6, 2013
Honor Thy Father: Battleship Missouri Sneak Preview of Hawaii 5-0 WW2 Remembrance Episode
By News Release @ 2:17 PM :: 5803 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

...the episode focuses on the attempted murder of a Pearl Harbor veteran that lead Five-0 to use decades old evidence to investigate....

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Friday, December 6, 2013
Oneula Beach Dec 7, 1941: Air Photos from Landing B-17 Flying Fortress
By John Bond @ 5:14 AM :: 22677 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

On the morning of 7 December 1941, twelve Boeing B-17 Flying Fortresses were approaching Hawaii after a 14-hour flight from California....

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Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Judge Sam King: A Memoir
By News Release @ 4:49 PM :: 7474 Views :: Hawaii History, Judiciary, Republican Party

In his half-century on the bench, he presided over some of the most sensational of Hawai‘i’s organized crime trials, and he upheld the 1967 Hawai‘i Land Reform Act that shifted property ownership in Hawai‘i from large trusts to ordinary citizens....

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Thursday, November 14, 2013
Diamond Sangha's Secret: From Zen Buddhism to Preying on Vulnerable Women
By Selected News Articles @ 1:17 PM :: 7294 Views :: Hawaii History, Religion

Aitken never went public with what he knew about Shimano, not in 1964, and not for the next half century until his death....

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Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Broken Trust Gang finally Imposes Gay Unions on Hawaii
By Andrew Walden @ 1:50 PM :: 17143 Views :: Ethics, Family, First Amendment, Hawaii History

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Sunday, November 10, 2013
NYT to Hawaiians: We Tell You What Your Culture is
By News Release @ 9:52 PM :: 9429 Views :: Family, Hawaii History, Religion

As a Native Hawaiian Christian, allow me a response....

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Friday, November 8, 2013
Child molester back at work at Hawaii Legislature (Again)
By Andrew Walden @ 11:48 AM :: 42832 Views :: Family, Hawaii History, Law Enforcement

Rouse is now managing the office of Rep Karen Awana, D-Nanakuli....

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Thursday, October 31, 2013
1998 Admissions: ACLU, Lambda Legal, and Gays Didn't Want 'Marriage' -- Constitutional Amendment Language 'Misleading'
By Andrew Walden @ 1:05 PM :: 6531 Views :: Family, Hawaii History

...at their moment of victory over the people they quietly admit to the key deceptions used to manufacture consent....

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Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Lawsuit: Hawaii Constitution Forbids Legislature from Creating Gay Marriage
By Rep Bob McDermott @ 9:50 PM :: 10547 Views :: Family, First Amendment, Hawaii History, Hawaii State Government

Representative Bob McDermott filed a lawsuit today seeking a Declaratory Judgment regarding the 1998 ballot issue pertaining to same-sex marriage....

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Friday, October 25, 2013
Sierra Club: Senate Should Reject Superferry’s only Supporter
By News Release @ 6:39 PM :: 5780 Views :: Environment, Hawaii History

Abercrombie has nominated Genevieve Salmonson to the position of interim director of the state Department of Health (DOH) Office of Environmental Quality Control....

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Tuesday, September 10, 2013
September 11 Commemoration, Flags at Half-Staff
By News Release @ 11:43 PM :: 5531 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

In observance of the 12th anniversary of the attacks of 9/11....

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Friday, September 6, 2013
The Varmint Goats of Kahoolawe
By Selected News Articles @ 12:10 AM :: 11956 Views :: Hawaii History, Military, Second Amendment
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Thursday, August 15, 2013
UH Responds to Star-Adv: Claims Inouye Center Project 'Not Shrouded in Secrecy'
By News Release @ 2:26 PM :: 8253 Views :: Ethics, Congressional Delegation, Hawaii History, Higher Education, Politicians

"...swift action on the center was necessary since the senate will store papers for no longer than six months from the time the office is closed...."

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Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Life of the Land? OHA Trustee Seeks to Change State Motto
By Video @ 2:52 PM :: 6723 Views :: Akaka Bill, Hawaii History
Apo’s newspeak version would read: “The Sovereignty of the Land is Perpetuated in Righteousness” – a slogan which just happens to dovetail with the latest push for the Akaka Tribe.  How convenient....
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Sunday, July 7, 2013
JULY 7: Hawaii Annexed by USA
By News Release @ 5:53 PM :: 3808 Views :: Hawaii History

On this date 115 years ago, the U.S. began absorbing an island paradise....

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Friday, June 7, 2013
Hiram Fong First Asian-American Senator, An R From Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 10:12 PM :: 11051 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Hawaii History, Republican Party
 1964 and 1968....
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Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Hawaii's Forgotten Internment Camps
By Video @ 8:57 PM :: 4883 Views :: Hawaii History
"[In Hawaii] it was just select families. And for many years, members of those families didn't want to talk about it."
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Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Losing One Of The Good Guys
By Robert Thomas @ 7:21 PM :: 7200 Views :: National News, Agriculture, Hawaii History

...Bob Fletcher, who saved farms of interned Japanese Americans, dies at 101....

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Friday, May 31, 2013
More Flooding in Kakaako's Future
By John Bond @ 9:29 PM :: 8167 Views :: Environment, Development, Hawaii History

Right now there is a race to see how fast Kakaako can be sold and developed before the mainland and foreign real estate investors find out they will be stuck with enormous future expenses....

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Monday, May 20, 2013
Abercrombie, Wife, and Murdered Legislator on Hawaii Democratic Socialist Membership List
By Selected News Articles @ 11:04 PM :: 9567 Views :: Hawaii History, Politicians
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Friday, April 12, 2013
An Oral History: The Life of Calvin Say
By Video @ 12:29 PM :: 5344 Views :: Hawaii History

Olelo will be airing "An Oral History: The Life of Calvin Say," a 6-part documentary ....

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Friday, March 29, 2013
VIDEO: Kalaeloa Solar Illegal Heavy Equipment Crushes Hawaiian Caves
By Video @ 12:10 PM :: 7572 Views :: Energy, Hawaii History

Heavy Trucks In Violation Of Programmatic Agreement. Karst Caves And Sinkholes Get Flooded....

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