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Tuesday, May 21, 2024
Latest Cockfighting Arrests ‘No Surprise’ after Hawaii Senate Fails on HB 1980
By News Release @ 6:33 PM :: 452 Views :: Hawaii County , Law Enforcement, Drugs

... Five people were arrested over the weekend during what police say was a cockfight raid at a gathering on the Kaloli Drive end of the Hawaiian Paradise Park subdivision in Puna ....

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Thursday, May 2, 2024
Maui County to (attempt to) Outlaw 'Minatoya List' Condotels
By News Release @ 5:30 PM :: 6315 Views :: Maui County, Ethics, Development, Greenmail, Drugs

... "Too bad Maui didn’t learn from the City getting spanked for unconstitutionally attempting to legislatively phase out vested property rights to STRs" ....

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Thursday, May 2, 2024
Hawaii Least Drug Problem in USA
By Wallet Hub @ 5:24 AM :: 1169 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Law Enforcement, Drugs

... but Hawaii has the 5th-highest proportion of teenagers offered drugs on school grounds ....

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Saturday, April 27, 2024
Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 10:27 PM :: 1071 Views :: Family, Life, Drugs

... MAY 3 ADJOURNMENT SINE DIE ....

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Monday, April 22, 2024
SB 2487 Marijuana Decriminalization Fails to Pass Final Reading in the Senate
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 8:02 PM :: 896 Views :: Drugs

... Watch the discussion here ....

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Saturday, April 20, 2024
Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 10:35 PM :: 929 Views :: Education K-12, Family, First Amendment, Drugs

... Hawaii's Legislature Seeks to Change Constitution to Lock In Same-Sex Marriage ....

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Saturday, April 13, 2024
Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 11:09 PM :: 989 Views :: Family, First Amendment, Religion, Drugs

... protecting parental rights, safeguarding religious freedoms, implementing effective suicide prevention measures, and preparing for the upcoming elections ....

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Saturday, April 6, 2024
Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 5:09 PM :: 1302 Views :: Family, Health Care, Life, Religion, Drugs

... From this point on, there will be no more public input via hearings. ...

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Thursday, April 4, 2024
Studies show Hawaii was correct to pass on dangerous marijuana legalization
By Selected News Articles @ 9:28 PM :: 1451 Views :: Law Enforcement, Drugs

... a huge rush to poison the population ....

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Wednesday, April 3, 2024
The Secret History of the Mercado Kim Crime Family
By Andrew Walden @ 9:48 PM :: 7396 Views :: Ethics, Gambling, Hawaii History, Police, Politicians, Drugs

... Mercado Kim's uncle, John Sayin Kim, became Godfather of Hawaii organized crime after the explosion of his Cadillac Eldorado in Chinatown ....

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Wednesday, April 3, 2024
SB2335: Recreational Marijuana Bill Appears Dead for Session
By News Release @ 4:37 PM :: 1201 Views :: Drugs

... the dispensaries don't want the competition ....

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Sunday, March 31, 2024
Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 10:26 AM :: 1409 Views :: Life, Drugs

... How Much Pot Does One Person Need? ....

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Sunday, March 24, 2024
Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 9:24 PM :: 1553 Views :: Family, Health Care, Life, Drugs

... marijuana, abortion, parental rights ....

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Sunday, March 17, 2024
Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 7:13 PM :: 1427 Views :: Life, Drugs

... Recreational Marijuana Passes 'Joint' Hearing in House ....

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Sunday, March 10, 2024
Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
By News Release @ 3:21 AM :: 1520 Views :: Family, Health Care, Religion, Drugs

... Final House Vote on Minor Access to Gender Affirmation Care ....

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Friday, March 8, 2024
Soft on Crime: After 41-year Crime Spree, Child Molesting Meth Dealer Gets Something Besides Probation
By News Release @ 3:07 PM :: 2063 Views :: Hawaii County , Judiciary, Law Enforcement, Drugs

... (he got probation after being) found with methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, and an unconscious minor who had no pants and displayed physical indications of sexual assault. At that time, Kinoshita was out on bail for two state felony cases ....

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Wednesday, March 6, 2024
Hawaii Senate Passes Bill to Legalize Marijuana Despite Ongoing Federal Prohibition
By Selected News Articles @ 6:41 PM :: 1405 Views :: Drugs

... SB3335 will move to the House for further consideration ....

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Sunday, February 25, 2024
Recreational Marijuana Bills on the Move
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 5:55 PM :: 1452 Views :: Drugs

... one ounce will yield "84 cigarette-sized joints" ....

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Tuesday, February 20, 2024
​Cockfighting fans fight Northern Mariana ban at Ninth Circuit
By Court House News @ 2:14 PM :: 1264 Views :: Agriculture, Drugs

... cockfighting was banned in the territory in 2018 ....

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Friday, February 9, 2024
Guam Meth Kingpin Gets 30 Years
By News Release @ 2:21 AM :: 1363 Views :: Drugs

... “Melvin Naputi was a fugitive for years and a drug dealer known for violence for years, if not decades,” said Resident Agent in Charge Kenneth L. Bowman ....

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Friday, January 5, 2024
Hawaii Attorney General Writes Bill to Legalize Recreational Marijuana
By News Release @ 10:31 PM :: 1604 Views :: Law Enforcement, Drugs

... Also included was draft legislation intended to minimize these risks and promote the public welfare to the greatest extent possible, should the Legislature choose to legalize cannabis ....

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Monday, December 18, 2023
Drugs Behind 50% of Traffic Fatalities
By News Release @ 2:45 PM :: 1326 Views :: Hawaii County , Drugs

“...Drugs specifically played a role in 38 of the 76 traffic deaths on island in the past three years....”

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Wednesday, December 13, 2023
Former Correctional Officer Receives 42 Months in Prison for Smuggling Drugs into Oahu Community Correctional Center
By News Release @ 5:02 PM :: 1258 Views :: Law Enforcement, Drugs

... Ascencio worked as a correctional officer at the Oahu Community Correctional Center (OCCC) from 2000 until his arrest in 2020 for these charges ....

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Wednesday, December 13, 2023
Oahu Man Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison for Drug Trafficking and Weapons Possession
By News Release @ 4:38 PM :: 1254 Views :: Drugs

... Croskery, working with others, was responsible for bringing approximately 80 pounds of methamphetamine and 40,000 counterfeit oxycodone pills containing fentanyl from California to Hawaii from June 2021 to February 2022 ....

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Wednesday, December 6, 2023
Hilo Police Detective Arrested for Perjury and Tampering With a Government Record
By News Release @ 1:49 AM :: 1452 Views :: Hawaii County , Ethics, Police, Drugs

... Following his arrest, Brown was placed on leave without pay pending the outcome ....

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Thursday, November 30, 2023
Up in Smoke? AG's Plan to turn Illegal Drug Dealers into Legal Tax-Paying Entrepreneurs
By Rep Gene Ward @ 10:58 PM :: 1339 Views :: Law Enforcement, Taxes, Drugs

... In nearly every location where recreational marijuana is legal, criminal syndicates, far more than the state government, are cashing in on the "green gold rush" ....

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Thursday, November 16, 2023
Waianae: Feds Arrest Six for Cockfighting, Gamerooms, Meth
By News Release @ 1:39 PM :: 2893 Views :: Gambling, Drugs

... According to the Criminal Complaint, on three occasions in July 2021, Edward Caspino distributed approximately one pound of methamphetamine to an individual working with federal law enforcement ....

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Monday, November 13, 2023
While Lahaina Waits, One Business Quickly Allowed to Reopen
By News Release @ 4:59 PM :: 1740 Views :: Maui County, Small Business, Drugs

... its a cannabis dispensary ....

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Saturday, October 21, 2023
Defend Hawaii: Mainland Drug Dealer Starts Selling in Hilo, gets Busted Within Two Weeks
By News Release @ 2:40 AM :: 2206 Views :: Hawaii County , Police, Drugs

... look how very efficient the Hawaii County PD becomes when an outsider starts selling here ....

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Sunday, October 15, 2023
Feds on the Job: Child Molesting Drug Dealer gets 10.5 years
By News Release @ 4:03 AM :: 1939 Views :: Maui County, Drugs

... doing the job the State courts just won't do ....

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Friday, September 29, 2023
Multiple Murder Counts After Deadly Cockfight
By News Release @ 8:41 PM :: 2178 Views :: Honolulu County, Agriculture, Law Enforcement, Drugs

... two people dead and three others injured ....

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Wednesday, September 20, 2023
New Bill from Guam Delegate to Legalize Cockfighting in U.S. Territories
By News Release @ 11:12 PM :: 1779 Views :: Agriculture, Congressional Delegation, Drugs

... Similar legislation has been introduced by Delegate from Puerto Rico and attracted no support from any sitting U.S. Senator or U.S. Representative from the states ....

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Monday, September 18, 2023
Green Orders 24-Hour Bum Patrol at Uncle Billy's Hotel
By News Release @ 9:12 PM :: 1939 Views :: Hawaii County , Homelessness, Drugs

... Vegetation around the property has been cleared and a perimeter fence has been constructed. However, several breaches of the newly installed fence have already occurred ....

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Thursday, August 31, 2023
Governor's Task Force: Mollies and Shrooms next to be legalized
By News Release @ 2:24 PM :: 1082 Views :: Drugs

...Although psychedelic plants (drugs) have been used in indigenous cultures (given to hot chicks in nightclubs) for thousands of years, modern science (politics) is now catching up....

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Friday, July 28, 2023
DoH: Hawaii Needs Lots and Lots of Free Needles
By News Release @ 3:48 PM :: 2303 Views :: Drugs

"Syringe exchanges serve as essential health hubs for people who use drugs"

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Wednesday, July 19, 2023
Green Emergency Order: Sweep Homeless Drug Addicts out of Uncle Billy's and Demolish Hotel
By News Release @ 3:52 AM :: 2486 Views :: Hawaii County , Homelessness, Tourism, Drugs

... The Hawaii Police Department has responded to 6,479 calls for service/incidents in the area from September, 2018, to April, 2023, with an estimated cost for responding to these calls ranges from $319,000 to $459,000 ....

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Thursday, July 13, 2023
Hawaii Ranks 44th for Marijuana Consumption
By Selected News Articles @ 8:00 PM :: 2073 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Drugs

... 85.1% of residents haven't smoked weed in the last year ....

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Thursday, July 6, 2023
Animal Welfare Groups Urge Ninth Circuit to Affirm the Ban on Cockfighting in the Northern Mariana Islands
By News Release @ 12:16 PM :: 1658 Views :: Agriculture, Law Enforcement, Drugs

... The case, on appeal before the Ninth Circuit from the Northern Mariana Islands District Court, is the latest—and likely the last—in a stream of cases filed by the pro-cockfighting bloc to obstruct the ban on cockfighting in U.S. territories. ...

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Friday, June 23, 2023
'Multi-Ton' Chinese Fentanyl Exporters Arrested in Honolulu
By News Release @ 3:01 PM :: 2587 Views :: Drugs

... advertising fentanyl precursors as a “Mexico hot sale;” guaranteeing “100% stealth shipping” abroad; and posting to its websites documentation of Amarvel Biotech shipping chemicals to Culiacan ....

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Wednesday, June 7, 2023
SB975: Green Signs Tax Increase on Vaping Products
By Selected News Articles @ 1:08 PM :: 2592 Views :: Education K-12, Taxes, Drugs

... SB975, now Act 62, establishes the offense of unlawful shipment of tobacco products ....

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Tuesday, June 6, 2023
Marijuana Dispensary Oligopoly Enforcers: Court Upholds Drug Raid on Pinky's Hempire 
By News Release @ 4:21 PM :: 1829 Views :: Drugs

... “Pinky’s Hempire,” alleged that DOH’s interim administrative rules regarding hemp processing were illegal and that the prohibition on Delta-8 and Delta-10 THC products was unconstitutional ....

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Wednesday, May 31, 2023
CDC: Hawaii drug overdoses doubled over the last decade
By Selected News Articles @ 2:21 PM :: 1784 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Drugs

... Hawaii had a reported 254 drug-related deaths recorded in the 12 months before December 2022. That amount could be as high as 298 after death investigations finalize, an increase of 7% from the prior year, according to the CDC ....

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Thursday, May 11, 2023
Senators Introduce FIGHT Act to Enhance Enforcement and Crack Down on Dogfighting, Cockfighting
By News Release @ 4:46 PM :: 2056 Views :: Agriculture, Law Enforcement, Drugs

... A mass shooting at known illegal cockfighting venue outside Honolulu demonstrates that the violence from animal-fighting enterprises spills into communities, harms people ....

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Wednesday, May 3, 2023
Study: Hawaii Smallest Drug Problem of any State
By Selected News Articles @ 4:59 PM :: 2147 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Drugs

... oxycontin has not hit Hawaii as hard as other states ....

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Sunday, April 16, 2023
Latest Mass Shooting at Cockfight Inevitable Outcome of Inattention by Political Leaders and Law Enforcement
By News Release @ 1:51 PM :: 3130 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Law Enforcement, Drugs

... Hawaii Legislators are hell-bent on taking away the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding gun owners--but when a real gun crime occurs, its 'nobody here but us chickens' ....  

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Tuesday, April 11, 2023
DoH Releases Hawai‘i Youth Risk Behavior Survey
By News Release @ 5:49 PM :: 2572 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Health Care, Drugs

... Topics covered in the survey include unintentional injuries and violence; tobacco, alcohol, and other drug use; sexual behaviors that contribute to unintended pregnancy; protective factors; mental health and suicide; dietary behaviors; and physical activity ....

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Thursday, March 23, 2023
Maui Physician Charged with Unlawful Distribution of Hydrocodone
By News Release @ 6:13 PM :: 1868 Views :: Maui County, Health Care, Drugs

... in June 2022, an undercover agent of the Drug Enforcement Administration (“DEA”) sought an appointment with Boulange, posing as a new patient seeking a prescription of opioids ....

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Monday, March 20, 2023
Hawaii Drug Dealer Gets Parole so Feds Deport Him
By News Release @ 10:20 PM :: 2267 Views :: Law Enforcement, Drugs

... convicted by the Circuit Court of the First Circuit of felony promoting dangerous drugs and second-degree robbery in June 2019 ....

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Saturday, March 11, 2023
53 Years of Legal Abortion in Hawaii
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 2:42 AM :: 2414 Views :: Family, Life, Drugs

... over 220,000 of Hawaii's keiki have been lost to abortion since 1970 ....

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Friday, March 10, 2023
Smuggling Drugs into Jails--PSD Arrests Five
By News Release @ 6:36 AM :: 2978 Views :: Hawaii County , Law Enforcement, Drugs

... The investigations are ongoing, and more arrests are expected ....

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