Thursday, August 16, 2018
Hawai'i Daily News Read

Wednesday, August 15, 2018
August 15, 2018 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Aloha Poke: Activists See Opportunity to Grab 'Cultural Property' in Patents, Trademarks
  2. Kauai, Oahu Floods: Ige Asks FEMA to Reconsider Individual Assistance
  3. Property Tax Credit Offered to Low Income Homeowners
  4. States With the Most Skin Cancer--Hawaii 33rd
  5. Hawaii graded 'F' for small businesses
  6. Report: Hawaii's infrastructure 2nd worst in USA
  7. Saiki: No Limit to HSTA Money Grab if Constitutional Amendment is Passed
  8. Proposal seeks to increase bus fares, some by more than 200%
  9. Flood-stricken school can't open due to incomplete inspections
  10. Kauai: Body Cameras Are Police Officers’ New Best Friends
  11. Soft on Crime: Career Criminal Gets Rehab, Runs Away Again
  12. Uber, Lyft, with permits, may operate at Honolulu airport permanently
  13. Want to Increase Voter Turnout?  Organize Presidential Primaries in Hawaii
  14. Maui County primary turnout highest in two decades as Anti-GMO Nuts Grab for Power
  15. Krishna Cultists at Center of Efforts to Take Sunscreen ban National
  16. Fukumoto: Voters Didn’t Take Me Seriously Because They’re Sexist
  17. Hanabusa’s Women: Hanabusa Lost Because of Sexism
  18. Homosexual Hawaii Priest Once Deviated to Molest Girl

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
August 14, 2018 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Waihee Foreclosure Hour? Dubin Escapes 'Interim Suspension’ -- Still Facing Disbarment
  2. Two Days After Chin Loses CD1 Race -- Hawaii Drops Lawsuit Against Trump Travel Ban
  3. Hawaii Chosen as Captive Insurance Domicile of the Year
  4. Hawaii Special Forces Soldier Killed in Afghanistan
  5. Zone One Lot Owners Front and Center in $670M Hawaii County Recovery package
  6. Republican candidate for lieutenant governor says her running mate should apologize  
  7. Has Carpenters Union Lost Some Of Its Political Muscle?
  8. First group of Honolulu police get body-worn cameras
  9. Randall Saito's attorney believes Saito escaped with help
  10. Wind Farms Want Permission To Kill More Bats — A Lot More
  11. PUC: $12.5M Maui Electric Rate Hike to Pay for ‘Green’ Energy Costs
  12. Ala Wai Harbor: Boat Burns After Bum Fight on Board
  13. Vandalism of water supply by Homeless was factor in tree’s demise
  14. Mail-in voting cheapens process
  15. Will West Maui Hospital Find Partner?

Monday, August 13, 2018
August 13, 2018 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Survey--Hawaii 4th Most Child Care Centers Per Capita
  2. Former Cocaine Dealer’s Wife Elected to Honolulu Council
  3. Hatred and Hysteria—How to Win an Election in ‘Conscious’ Puna
  4. Steve Bannon’s Favorite Gets ‘Resounding Show of Support’ From Hawaii Voters
  5. Josh Green Says Politically Incorrect Thing About Tranny
  6. Voter Turnout 38.6% -- Second-Lowest Ever
  7. Ige won in 2 out every 3 state House districts
  8. Social Worker: Homeless Child Molesters are a Real Threat
  9. Suicide Squad Complains About ‘Restrictive’ Hawaii Assisted Suicide Law
  10. Ige Will Use Early Education as Argument for HSTA Property Tax Hike on Renters
  11. Soldier from Hawaii killed in Afghanistan after IED explosion

Sunday, August 12, 2018
August 12, 2018 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. FINAL Read Ige 50.2% -- Hanabusa 43.4%
  2. National Democrats Salute Ige, Tie Tupola to Trump
  3. At 6.1% Ing is the Biggest Socialist Loser in USA
  4. Gabbard Operative Paid to Harass HSTA VP?
  5. It was 120 years ago today: Hawaii Becomes US Territory
  6. Democrat Primary: Petty resentments, juvenile tactics and a lack of issue-oriented campaigning
  7. These candidates have been elected with a single vote
  8. Borreca: Sorry Primary Day Turnout is my Latest Excuse to Push Vote-by-Mail
  9. Council to Consider Approvals for Building That Would Block Rail Extension 
  10. Star-Adv: $600M Hawaii County Recovery Package Should Fund Tourism Marketing – No Mention of Land Swap for Lava Victims
  11. Authority on homeless issue lauds city’s joint effort
  12. Arson? New Beachboy Vendor House Burned Down
  13. Isles’ economy, jobs at risk if TVRs restricted
  14. Armed Robber Elle Cochran is an Incompetent Councilmember 
  15. Slow Big Island Permitting Could Even Bankrupt Oligopoly Weed Dealer

Saturday, August 11, 2018
August 11, 2018 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Mortgage Fraud: DCCA ‘Findings of Fact’ Expose Dubin Financial
  2. New rail taxes after election?
  3. UH Survey: HPV Vaccination Rates Low 
  4. Primary Election Day Reminders
  5. Deedy Beats Lynch Mob—No Third Trial
  6. Lo Presti Caught on Video Stealing Opponents Flyers (again)
  7. State Fines Pro-Hanabusa Super PAC $3,000
  8. Same Day Voter Registration at the Polls Today
  9. 160,000 Absentee Ballots Already Cast
  10. Charter school overrun by lava holds out hope for emergency disaster funds
  11. Pounded by Uber, Eco-Cab to Focus on Handi Cab Services Only

Friday, August 10, 2018
August 10, 2018 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. As SEC Closes in on Elon Musk, UHERO Continues to Dream Up New Ways to Send Him Money
  2. Socialist Star Comes to Hawaii to Back the Biggest Loser of them All -- Kaniela Ing
  3. Randall O’Toole: Build up or build out?
  4. Hanabusa got more than $176K from mysterious Mitsunaga PAC
  5. DPS to probe own mistaken release
  6. Anti-Telescope Protesters Ecstatic over Ex-Parte Communications
  7. Star-Adv: Council Needs to Face Down ACLU to Solve Homeless Problem
  8. Hawaii opioids: number of addicted women giving birth quadrupled over 15 years
  9. Star-Adv:  Because Sea Level Rise is Fake, We (again) Encourage you to Send us King Tide Pics Instead 
  10. High-Tech Tax Credit Scammers Lose Control of Manoa Innovation Center

Thursday, August 09, 2018
August 9, 2018 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Full Text: State Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Telescope
  2. Telescope: Cultural Property Ownership Gets You Only One Proceeding
  3. Watch This Before Saturday
  4. Peter Apo: Who Should Replace Me at OHA?
  5. HD43 Republicans Lose Chance to Replace Disqualified Candidate
  6. Waianae Ag Park Heavily Damaged in Brush Fire
  7. Hawaii: First State to Pass CEDAW in All Counties
  8. Hanabusa’s Legislators Against Hawaii County Volcano Recovery Package
  9. Hawaii GOP Financial Position Improves Slightly
  10. Attorney: Randall Saito got help from visitors at Koolau Clubhouse
  11. Ethics board warns against accepting tournament gifts (again)
  12. Hypocrisy: After Attempting to Force Pregnancy Centers to Promote Abortion, Planned parenthood Cries Censorship over Cutoff of Funds
  13. AP, 9th Circuit Team up for New Wave of Pesticide Hysteria
  14. Kauai: No Island Is Immune From The Opioid Scourge
  15. UH Manoa Sociologists – Child Molesters Living in Parks is no Big Deal 
  16. LNG better than oil on Hawaii’s way to 100 percent renewables

Wednesday, August 08, 2018
August 8, 2018 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Carvalho: With Power of Aloha Voters Can Overcome PRP Super Pac Money
  2. Hawaii Ranks 25th -- States with the Most Underprivileged Children
  3. Hawaii -- 4th-Highest Gas Taxes in USA
  4. Kelii Akina: Sam King Will Bring True Reform To OHA
  5. Sam King is the only Pro-Telescope Candidate running for OHA
  6. Kim to ask state for $550M for disaster recovery
  7. How One of the Most Vulnerable Governors Staged a Comeback
  8. Kauai: Sunscreen Hype Now Magically Extends to Fish
  9. Eco Plan for Your Life: Accept Blackouts if you want Lower Rates
  10. Settlement talks set to begin in civil rights suit over huge gambling case that failed twice
  11. Recent wildfires burn through state's fire response budget
  12. Hawaii Governor Signs Slate of Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Laws
  13. Old Stadium Park: City Clears out 1000 lbs Trash Per Homeless Person
  14. 3-D gun-plans suit a waste of time

Tuesday, August 07, 2018
August 7, 2018 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. What is Happening with OHA? Keli'i Akina Interviews Peter Apo
  2. Hawaii Republican Party Endorses Grace Manipol-Larson – Running Against White Supremacist in HD2 Hilo
  3. State Rolls Out Phase Two of Payroll Modernization
  4. Hawaii Millionaire Will Go Broke Faster Than Any Other State
  5. Access to Healthcare--Hawaii Ranks 35th
  6. UH: Early College is a growing success
  7. 2018’s Most Pet-Friendly Cities – Honolulu Dead Last
  8. The Hawaii Republican Party’s Slow Path To Extinction
  9. Hawaii Elections: 112,000 Ballots In Hand
  10. Sam King for OHA Leads Fund Race
  11. Hanabusa Passed only Two Bills in Congress
  12. Some Gabbard campaign material runs afoul of military ethics rules
  13. HPD officer pleads not guilty to charges of abusing family member
  14. Scientists report fissure 8 has 'almost shut down completely'
  15. Families of Hawaii National guardsmen financially strained by State’s Antique Payroll System
  16. DoE Math: We Hire 1200 Teachers and 1000 quit yet we are short
  17. Common Cause: Con Con Decision Should Not Be Made Lightly

Monday, August 06, 2018
August 6, 2018 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. This Day in History: Truman Announces Hiroshima Bombing
  2. American Samoa Citizenship Question Not So Simple
  3. Hurricane Hector Threatens Hawaii
  4. 2018 HPD Community Survey
  5. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted August 6, 2018
  6. Hawaii to appeal opinion on open-carry firearms
  7. No Democratic Party Poll Watchers For Primary
  8. How Oahu's last dairy, Naked Cow Dairy, beat the odds
  9. Hawaii’s New Police Shootings Review Board Finally Has Its First Case
  10. Why College Now Starts In High School For So Many Hawaii Kids
  11. Habitual Criminal Finally Gets a Felony Conviction
  12. Homeless Mayhem in Kailua
  13. Kauai Eco-Hypesters Combine Hysterias: Bees, GMOs, Pesticides All-in-One
  14. Anti-Aquarium Nuts Wipe out 80% of Business

Sunday, August 05, 2018
August 5, 2018 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Early Voting Ends Thursday Aug 9
  2. Cat 4 Hurricane Hector Threatens Hawaii
  3. OHA Needs a Clearer Vision
  4. Together we can resolve Hawaii's pension crisis
  5. EPA Releases Long-Delayed Report Showing Ethanol Hurts Environment
  6. Early Voting Ends Thursday Aug 9
  7. Notice of Petition for Retention – The Honorable Kevin A. K. Souza
  8. Proclamation: HD43 Sailau Timoteo is No Longer Considered to be a Candidate
  9. Wayfair: Part Two
  10. Retreads and Wannabees: Six Legislative Races to Watch
  11. Hanabusa Campaign Driven by NextEra Executives Seeking Revenge
  12. 2017: Backstabber Hanabusa Refuses to give Caldwell Political Support
  13. HSTA Tax Hike on Renters: Constitutional amendment offers a band-aid solution for complex challenges
  14. How Many American Samoans are Voting Illegally in Hawaii?
  15. State offers free preschool at more elementary campuses
  16. A New Direction For Hawaii Tourism Management?
  17. Tranny Gets 10 year Sentence

Saturday, August 04, 2018
August 4, 2018 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. At NELHA, Tenant Debt Accumulates For Years, Then Is Simply Written Off
  2. Cat 3 Hurricane Hector Threatens Hawaii
  3. Feds Ask Judge to Dismiss Hawaii Planned Parenthood Suit
  4. Brian Schatz Forgets How Much Leftists have in Common With Trump Supporters
  5. Members Quitting Union Could Claim Decades of Back Dues
  6. Ex-police chief's wife could have bond revoked, legal experts say
  7. Elle Cochran Armed Robbery Conviction
  8. Multi-Millionaire Realtor Plots Takeover of Maui County Council
  9. Mitsunaga Group Wastes $50K Trying to Help Mafia Hanabusa
  10. Red Hill elementary school still hunting for teachers three days before class begins
  11. Justice delayed for child sex assault victim
  12. Corporate Merger: $8M to Buy Lots of Free Needles for Homeless Drug Addicts
  13. State’s Manual Payroll System Slows National Guard Pay
  14. Doctors Workers Comp Summit
  15. Rerun: Movie Moguls Grubbing for Hawaii Tax Credits
  16. Thousands prepare for a final salute to Hawaii County police officer Bronson Kaliloa

Friday, August 03, 2018
August 3, 2018 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Malia Zimmerman Beats Rap After Pushing Conspiracy Theory
  2. Grassroot Institute releases report on fixing pension debt crisis
  3. Beadie Dawson Endorses Sam King for OHA
  4. VIDEO: OHA Candidate Forums Featuring Sam King for OHA
  5. Home Care Agencies must apply for State License
  6. WESPAC to Trump: Veto HR4528
  7. Analysis of Candidate Position Statements on the Nov. 6 ConCon Referendum
  8. Faking Socialism: Health Care Lobbyists Secretly Secure Hawaii Democrats’ Opposition To ‘Medicare For All’
  9. Star-Adv: Big Isle will need long-term support (not one word about land for the displaced) 
  10. Hawaii County: Redevelopment Agency to Spearhead Housing recovery efforts
  11. Soft on Crime:  Family questions why mentally ill man accused of beating up their 5-year-old child is out on bail       
  12. Privacy Rules Conceal the Mentally Ill in our Midst
  13. Soft on Crime: Prosecutors decide not to charge man accused of assaulting elderly woman
  14. How Hawaii’s high electricity prices help Energy Profiteers Make ‘Green’
  15. Its About to Become More Difficult to Operate a Farm
  16. A Tough First Year Comes To An End For This Innovative Oahu Charter School
  17. Smuggled money belongs to founder of megachurch

Thursday, August 02, 2018
August 2, 2018 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Free Hawai'i: Germaine Meyers OHA Endorsements
  2. Senate Unanimously Confirms Jill Otake to Serve on Hawaii Federal Court
  3. Mainland Animal Liberation Nuts Demand End to Aquarium Fishing
  4. Gun advocates need to tread carefully, despite Young v. Hawaii victory
  5. Hawaii Budget and Policy Center Releases Budget Primer    
  6. HD43 Goes Automatic Democrat as Republican born in American Samoa told she's ineligible to run
  7. Kaiser wants to raise Obamacare rates by 40.8%
  8. To create affordable housing, government should back off
  9. Hanabusa: I will Build Homeless Tent Cities Full of Chronics Everywhere
  10. Dopers to be driving a Cement Mixer Near You: Will Push for End to Marijuana Screening on the Job 
  11. Carpenters Union Burns $3 Million Pushing Hanabusa, Green
  12. Hawaii’s limits on open carry of guns won’t change soon, former justice says

Wednesday, August 01, 2018
August 1, 2018 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. False Name Anti-Bunda Mailers Blanket North Shore
  2. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted July 30, 2018
  3. City Targets Farmers Markets for Primary Urban Center Development Plan Outreach
  4. Ethics: Big Island's Top Sheriff Busted Padding Payroll
  5. Hawaii Visitor Spending Up 10.8% in First Half of 2018--Down for June on Big Island
  6. VIDEO: 'Confused' Mazie Hirono Schooled on ICE     
  7. 20 Year Anniversary of Hawaii Small Business Regulatory Review Board
  8. Poll: Case Leads CD1 With 34% – Gabbard Leads CD2 With 69%
  9. Djou Defends Hanabusa Against Caldwell
  10. HMSA small-business premiums see 7% rise
  11. Louis Kealoha's attorney requests separate trials from Wife on Some charges  
  12. HSTA: Our Failure is Our Best Argument to Raise Taxes on Renters
  13. Prohibition Fails: After 30 years, 90% of Vacation rentals are Illegal
  14. Mental Health is a Public Safety Issue
  15. 820 New Homeless IDed in Last Year
  16. Pence expected to land in Hawaii overnight to receive Korean War remains
  17. Kauai: A Tiny Company’s Big Battle Over Water Rights
  18. Matson Profits Jump Thanks to tax Cuts

Tuesday, July 31, 2018
July 31, 2018 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Lava Suits Begin as Lloyd's Denies Claims
  2. Tupola: "Let's Give Displaced Families Something They Can Count On"
  3. Seeking Applicants for Independent Grand Jury Counsel – Fifth Circuit (Kauai)
  4. Ige Appoints Jon Yoshimura to Espero's Senate Seat
  5. Poll: Ige 43% -- Hanabusa 34%
  6. Poll: Tupola 39% – Carroll 22%
  7. LG Poll: Green 31% – Tokuda 17%
  8. Caldwell criticizes Hanabusa’s HART role
  9. HCCC warden called to court to answer for erroneous release of murder suspect
  10. Photographer challenges Hawaii Taser ban on 2nd Amendment grounds
  11. Homeless Criminals and Drug Addicts Returning to Nimitz Freeway Camp and Pearl Harbor Bike Path
  12. ATM Robber Arrested – Was Already in Jail
  13. Convicted Mortgage Scammer Wants to Rewrite Hawaii DoE Curriculum to Ease the Con
  14. Snorkel Rentals Kill: 383 Deaths from Drowning in Four Years

Monday, July 30, 2018
July 30, 2018 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Sen Thielen: Hanabusa Women Silent in Face of Real Discrimination
  2. Hawaii Republicans, Once Near Extinction, Prepare a Comeback
  3. Honolulu Surf Contests: New Rules in Effect Starting July 30
  4. Hawaii DoE: 2nd-Lowest ACT Scores in USA
  5. Green Exploits Homeless in Run for Office
  6. Anti-GMO Nuts Behind LoPresti Senate Run
  7. Transparency: Taking Personal Bias out of Hawaii Gun Laws
  8. Kealoha Case: What Does it Take to Actually Get Fired?
  9. Board of a Kauai public charter school reshaped; New applicants wanted
  10. State pilot program saves 1M sheets of paper in just 6 months
  11. If You’re Poor In Hawaii, A Visit To The Dentist Is A Luxury

Sunday, July 29, 2018
July 29, 2018 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Foreclosure Hour? ODC Investigation Targets Attorney Gary V Dubin
  2. Smart Candidate: Audit the DoE
  3. The Wayfair Switch in Time
  4. 'People demand action': Honolulu Mayor displeased by council's response to homeless bills
  5. Mentally Ill Person Lived at Bus-stop for decades Until She Died Thanks to the ACLU
  6. Helping homeless with mental illness is complicated -- until we force them into Lunatic Asylums
  7. Star-Adv: Hanabusa Must Promise to Quit the Mafia if Elected Governor
  8. Manipol-Larson faces white nationalist in Hilo HD2 GOP primary

Saturday, July 28, 2018
July 28, 2018 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Andria Tupola: Joan of Arc crossed with Monty Python
  2. Special Action Team on Affordable Rental Housing Presents 10-Year Plan
  3. EIS Will Be Required for Aquarium Permits
  4. How to resolve Hawaii’s public pension debt crisis
  5. Ninth Circuit Stunner: Second Amendment Protects Public Open Carry!
  6. Trump Hits Roadblocks in Remaking the Nation’s Most Liberal Court
  7. Early Voting Begins Monday
  8. Special Interest Money Behind Hanabusa Campaign
  9. 2 homeless bills stall in committee—’Advocates’ Keep the Homeless Homeless Again
  10. Gov. Ige signs Peyton's Law, adding reforms to child welfare system
  11. Abortion Mongers May Lose Taxpayer Subsidy
  12. Medicare contributes $2.4 billion to Hawaii economy, study says
  13. HPA to Deliberate Two Weeks on How to get Away With Letting Capobianco Out Early
  14. Honolulu Council Harasses Small Businesses—This Time They Want to Ban Them from Parking

Saturday, July 28, 2018
July, 2018 Letters to the Editor
Letters to the Editor
  • Smart Candidate: Audit the DoE
  • Audit the DoE?
  • Why no Mobile Homes for Lava Victims?
  • Federal judges not supposed to be political
  • Reorganizing the HTA


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DBEDT Releases 50th Edition Hawaii Data Book
by News Release Wednesday, August 15, 2018

... The book is in electronic form and is available on the DBEDT website ....


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HDoT: New Rules Make Uber/Lyft Permanent at Airport
by News Release Wednesday, August 15, 2018

... The rules are in place to ensure there is a level playing field for all prearranged ground transportation companies ....


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Sunset Beach Dune Restoration Project utilizing private public partnership
by News Release Wednesday, August 15, 2018

... Project involving numerous city agencies, community groups, and local non-profits for erosion mitigation ....


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Aloha Poke: Activists See Opportunity to Grab 'Cultural Property' in Patents, Trademarks
by News Release Wednesday, August 15, 2018

...the greater issue is to be taken up with the United States Patent and Trademark Office and a system that has, for generations, inadequately addressed the commercialization and exploitation of Native Hawaiian traditional knowledge and culture....


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Report: Hawaii's infrastructure 2nd worst in USA
by News Article Wednesday, August 15, 2018

...Hawaii Dams at high hazard risk: 93.2% (the highest)....


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States With the Most Skin Cancer--Hawaii 33rd
by News Article Wednesday, August 15, 2018

...Annual skin cancer diagnoses: 20.3 per 100,000 residents....


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Hawaii graded 'F' for small businesses
by News Release Wednesday, August 15, 2018

...Since 2012, the Thumbtack Small Business Friendliness Survey has surveyed thousands of entrepreneurs on the state and local public policies that affect their ability to start, operate, and grow a business....


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Property Tax Credit Offered to Low Income Homeowners
by News Release Tuesday, August 14, 2018

...Real property tax credit offered for Honolulu homeowners with combined income of less than $60,000....


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Kauai, Oahu Floods: Ige Asks FEMA to Reconsider Individual Assistance
by News Release Tuesday, August 14, 2018

...Of the 187 homes destroyed or severely damaged, 109 were owner-occupied....


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Hawaii Special Forces Soldier Killed in Afghanistan
by News Article Tuesday, August 14, 2018

...Sgt. 1st Class Reymund Rarogal Transfiguracion, 36, died Sunday from his injuries, the Department of Defense announced on Monday....


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Two Days After Chin Loses CD1 Race -- Hawaii Drops Lawsuit Against Trump Travel Ban
by News Release Tuesday, August 14, 2018

...Since early 2017, the State of Hawaii has been fighting the Trump administration’s travel bans in the court system (and former AG Chin almost rode that wave into Congress...but not quite)....


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Hawaii Chosen as Captive Insurance Domicile of the Year
by News Release Tuesday, August 14, 2018

...Finalists for this year’s awards were Bermuda, the Cayman Islands, Delaware, Hawaii, North Carolina, and Vermont....


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Waihee Foreclosure Hour? Dubin Escapes 'Interim Suspension’ -- Still Facing Disbarment
by Andrew Walden Monday, August 13, 2018

...Now we know how Waihee isn’t getting paid.... 


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Survey--Hawaii 4th Most Child Care Centers Per Capita
by News Article Monday, August 13, 2018

...2018’s Best & Worst States to Have a Baby....


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At 6.1% Ing is the Biggest Socialist Loser in USA
by News Article Sunday, August 12, 2018

...But the movement is not over.  The Federal Election Commission is only just starting to dig into Ing’s campaign finances.  We suggest ‘movement’ to Brazil....


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National Democrats Salute Ige, Tie Tupola to Trump
by News Release Sunday, August 12, 2018

...Tupola Voted to Oust the GOP Minority Leader Fukumoto Over Her “Criticism of President Donald Trump.” ....


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It was 120 years ago today: Hawaii Becomes US Territory
by News Article Sunday, August 12, 2018

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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Weekends Safe from Cackling Lawyers?
by Tom Yamachika Sunday, August 12, 2018

Back in 2014, we wrote in this space about a nasty Honolulu City & County rule involving real property tax appeals....


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FINAL Read Ige 50.2% -- Hanabusa 43.4%
by News Release Sunday, August 12, 2018

... Complete Printout from State Office of Elections 122 of 249 Precincts reporting on 2nd read....


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Gabbard Operative Paid to Harass HSTA VP?
by News Article Saturday, August 11, 2018

...The “Aquino Purificacion” account was easily traceable to Gabbard's copywriter, Marissa Rodriguez. Gabbard's FEC records include multiple payments to Rodriguez....


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Primary Election Day Reminders
by News Release Saturday, August 11, 2018

...Polls are open from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.....


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UH Survey: HPV Vaccination Rates Low
by News Release Saturday, August 11, 2018

...only 35 percent of daughters and 19 percent of sons had received all three shots of the vaccine series....


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New rail taxes after election?
by Kelii Akina Saturday, August 11, 2018

...talk of “recovery plans,” new bonds and property tax dollars allocated to rail inevitably raises the spectre of new rail taxes....


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​Mortgage Fraud: DCCA ‘Findings of Fact’ Expose Dubin Financial
by Andrew Walden Saturday, August 11, 2018

...Hawaii foreclosure attorney Gary V Dubin and ex-Governor John Waihee III are going all-out in an effort to rustle up more foreclosure clients for the Dubin Law Firm—even as state disciplinary proceedings threaten Dubin’s law license....


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Socialist Star Comes to Hawaii to Back the Biggest Loser of them All -- Kaniela Ing
by News Article Friday, August 10, 2018

...We both turned to community organization (because campaign cash can pay my credit card bills)....


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Maui Event: Build up or build out?
by Grassroot Institute Friday, August 10, 2018

...opening up more land for housing should also be on the table, if policy makers want to ease pressure on the housing market....


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As SEC Closes in on Elon Musk, UHERO Continues to Dream Up New Ways to Send Him Money
by UH ERO Friday, August 10, 2018

...This study asks the question, how valuable is residential real-time pricing (RTP) in comparison to time-of-use (TOU) rates to absorb increasing sources of intermittent renewable energy?....


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Hawaii: First State to Pass CEDAW in All Counties
by News Release Thursday, August 09, 2018

...the first state in the nation to pass Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) legislation in every county....


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Waianae Ag Park Heavily Damaged in Brush Fire
by News Release Thursday, August 09, 2018

...four of the nine working farms are total losses. The other eight lots are either vacant with leases pending or currently not in production....


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HD43 Republicans Lose Chance to Replace Disqualified Candidate
by Andrew Walden Thursday, August 09, 2018

...Instead of Republicans nominating a replacement, Sailau Timoteo, August 6, 2018, sent the following message to the Hawaii Attorney General....


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Telescope: Cultural Property Ownership Gets You Only One Proceeding
by Robert Thomas Thursday, August 09, 2018

...The court held that Mr. Flores -- a native Hawaiian who claims a cultural interest in the mountaintop -- owned "property," but that he had the opportunity to protect that interest in a a parallel administrative proceeding, and didn't need another one....


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Peter Apo: Who Should Replace Me at OHA?
by News Release Wednesday, August 08, 2018

...Instead of singling out a single candidate I am choosing to recommend that voters consider advancing both Sam King and Kalei Akaka as the two candidates to face-off in the general election for the Oahu seat....


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Watch This Before Saturday
by Video Video Wednesday, August 08, 2018

...This Saturday You Can Help Reform The Office Of Hawaiian Affairs....


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Full Text: State Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Telescope
by Andrew Walden Wednesday, August 08, 2018

...The court’s decision overrules a December 2016 decision by Third Circuit Judge Greg Nakamura that the state Board of Land and Natural Resources should have held a hearing for the 2014 sublease agreement for the six acres of land atop Mauna Kea for use by TMT....


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Hawaii -- 4th-Highest Gas Taxes in USA
by Tax Foundation Wednesday, August 08, 2018

... Hawaii gas taxes average $0.4788 per gallon ....


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Hawaii Ranks 25th -- States with the Most Underprivileged Children
by News Article Wednesday, August 08, 2018

...Hawaii ranks 10th-worst for education....


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Carvalho: With Power of Aloha Voters Can Overcome PRP Super PAC Money
by News Release Wednesday, August 08, 2018

“...Over the last weeks, there’s been a large number of people—statewide—who have pulled me aside, called me, reached out to people in our campaign in reaction to all the recent news regarding super PACs....”


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2018’s Most Pet-Friendly Cities – Honolulu Dead Last
by News Article Tuesday, August 07, 2018

...2018’s Most Pet-Friendly Cities....


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UH: Early College is a growing success
by News Release Tuesday, August 07, 2018

...Early College has proven to be a highly effective strategy to get more students into and through college....


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What is Happening with OHA? Keli'i Akina Interviews Peter Apo
by Kelii Akina Tuesday, August 07, 2018

...OHA Trustee Peter Apo speaks out boldly and reflectively on several hot potato issues, including audits and management of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs....


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Hawaii Republican Party Endorses Grace Manipol-Larson – Running Against White Supremacist in HD2 Hilo
by Shirlene Ostrov Tuesday, August 07, 2018

...She embodies the fundamental values that we as Republicans share, and represents the cultural diversity and beauty that make our islands a truly special place to live and raise a family....


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Access to Healthcare--Hawaii Ranks 35th
by News Article Monday, August 06, 2018

... and Hawaii dead last in Physician Medicare Acceptance Rate ....


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Hawaii Millionaire Will Go Broke Faster Than Any Other State
by News Article Monday, August 06, 2018

... Retired with a Million?  You've got 11 years ....


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State Rolls Out Phase Two of Payroll Modernization
by News Release Monday, August 06, 2018

...This second phase included an additional 20,000 employees of the Legislature, Judiciary, Office of Hawaiian Affairs and Executive branch departments....


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Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted August 6, 2018
by News Article Monday, August 06, 2018

...Votes in Congress July 30 through August 5, 2018....


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2018 HPD Community Survey
by News Release Monday, August 06, 2018

...Oahu residents to take an online survey between August 1 and September 30, 2018, to provide public feedback on police services....


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This Day in History: Truman Announces Hiroshima Bombing
by News Article Monday, August 06, 2018

August 6 and 9 have been made into International Days of Anti-American historical revisionism.  So here is a look at reality as seen from first-hand sources instead of whining activists.


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American Samoa Citizenship Question Not So Simple
by Andrew Walden Sunday, August 05, 2018

...people who might be accused of knowingly promulgating the candidacy of a non-citizen or voting by a non-citizen should very carefully consider the ramifications of the following federal laws....


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Wayfair – Playing Catch-Up
by Tom Yamachika Sunday, August 05, 2018

...One good thing is that Hawaii has made its position known early, so that those businesses who choose to compete in our marketplace will know what the rules are....


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Proclamation: HD43 Sailau Timoteo is No Longer Considered to be a Candidate
by News Release Saturday, August 04, 2018

...because she did not meet the constitutional requirements for the office at the time of the filing of her nomination paper....


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EPA Releases Long-Delayed Report Showing Ethanol Hurts Environment
by News Article Saturday, August 04, 2018

...including ethanol in the U.S. gas supply is wreaking havoc on the atmosphere and soil....


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Notice of Petition for Retention – The Honorable Kevin A. K. Souza
by News Release Saturday, August 04, 2018

...Written comments must be postmarked or faxed by Thursday, November 1, 2018....


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Early Voting Ends Thursday Aug 9
by News Release Saturday, August 04, 2018

...Starting July 30 through August 9, registered voters may visit any early walk in voting location within their county to cast their ballot....


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OHA Needs a Clearer Vision
by Kelii Akina Saturday, August 04, 2018

...This is why I am adamant about making sure OHA is audited thoroughly and its internal policies revised....


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Together we can resolve Hawaii's pension crisis
by Kelii Akina Saturday, August 04, 2018

... what works, what doesn’t, and what might help Hawaii move out of its position as one of the nation’s worst “sinkhole states” ....


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At NELHA, Tenant Debt Accumulates For Years, Then Is Simply Written Off
by News Article Friday, August 03, 2018

...Thanks to the changes in lease language, the state landlord has no clear idea of how many tenants are at NELHA, what they produce, or what rent they pay....


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Hurricane Hector Threatens Hawaii
by News Article Friday, August 03, 2018

...PRESENT MOVEMENT TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST OR 285 DEGREES AT 14 KT....


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Brian Schatz Forgets How Much Leftists have in Common With Trump Supporters
by News Article Friday, August 03, 2018

...Schatz called the Trump rally in Tampa a “dark carnival” and declared the left has “no equivalent.”....


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Feds Ask Judge to Dismiss Hawaii Planned Parenthood Suit
by News Article Friday, August 03, 2018

... Under the new criteria, recipients for grants must either follow a “sexual risk reduction model” or a “sexual risk avoidance model” ....


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Analysis of Candidate Position Statements on the Nov. 6 ConCon Referendum
by News Article Friday, August 03, 2018

...when candidates say they’ll support whatever voters decide—one can be confident that the candidate’s actual position is to oppose a convention....


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WESPAC to Trump: Veto HR4528
by News Release Friday, August 03, 2018

...America's seafood consumers may soon be deprived of sustainably harvested domestic marlin products should President Trump sign legislation to prohibit interstate commerce of billfish landed in Hawaii....


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Home Care Agencies must apply for State License
by News Release Friday, August 03, 2018

...Beginning Aug. 10, 2018, the Hawai‘i Department of Health will require all Home Care Agencies to apply for licensure by the state....


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Malia Zimmerman Beats Rap After Pushing Conspiracy Theory
by News Article Friday, August 03, 2018

...The judge agreed with Fox News’ argument that even if their statements about Rich’s death were inaccurate or defamatory, they did not necessarily constitute the extreme and outrageous conduct required for a claim....


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VIDEO: OHA Candidate Forums Featuring Sam King for OHA
by Video Video Thursday, August 02, 2018

... OHA Candidates at Olelo TV Forum and Waianae Coast Forum ....


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Beadie Dawson Endorses Sam King for OHA
by News Release Thursday, August 02, 2018

...Beadie Kanahele Dawson was the attorney for Na Pua a Ke Alii Pauahi, a group formed by Kamehameha students, parents and alumni, in its stand against the corrupt Bishop Estate trustees at the center of the Broken Trust scandal....


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Grassroot Institute releases report on fixing pension debt crisis
by Grassroot Institute Thursday, August 02, 2018

...how to bring under control the almost $13 billion in unfunded liabilities of Hawaii’s public pension system....


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Hawaii Budget and Policy Center Releases Budget Primer
by News Release Thursday, August 02, 2018

...a Budget Primer that serves as an entry-level course covering the components of the state budget, how it is created, and the priorities and choices it reflects....


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Free Hawai'i: Germaine Meyers OHA Endorsements
by Video Video Thursday, August 02, 2018

...Watch This For Who Germaine Recommends You Vote For OHA Trustee On August 11th....


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Gun advocates need to tread carefully, despite Young v. Hawaii victory
by News Article Thursday, August 02, 2018

...This victory does not give you a pass to open carry in states that prohibit it....


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Mainland Animal Liberation Nuts Demand End to Aquarium Fishing
by News Release Thursday, August 02, 2018

...(the usual suspects) urged Hawaii Governor David Ige to immediately halt all extraction of marine animals for aquarium purposes on Friday, July 27....


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