Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Hawai'i Daily News Read

Monday, November 12, 2018
November 12, 2018 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Telescope: OHA Greenmail Overplays its Hand?
  2. Honolulu VA has Lowest Job Vacancy Rate in USA
  3. Hawaii 3rd Skinniest State
  4. Tulsi Gabbard for President? Campaign Decision by Christmas
  5. Hawaii Ethanol Craze Ran Amok Producing Bad Legacy Legislation
  6. DOH to hold hearing on Hu Honua power plant
  7. Hawaii Trannies Put on Blackface Show while Pushing Gay Bullying Policy in DoE
  8. Bills 79 and 80: Outlaw Affordable Housing ‘Monsters’
  9. Schatz: Remove Troops from Border so Caravan of Democrat Voters Can Get in
  10. Hawaii Students Drugged

Sunday, November 11, 2018
November 11, 2018 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Hawaii WWI Centennial - a Full Day of Events at the Waikiki Natatorium War Memorial
  2. Honolulu VA Touts Few Improvements
  3. Oh? Can’t We Keep HART’s Funding Sources “Pure”?
  4. Special Funds: Auditor Looks at HART, OHA, PUC and Others
  5. Hawaii GOP lost by largest margin since statehood
  6. Was rail worth all the pain? Voters suggest maybe not
  7. Legislative Team Hanabusa: Ige Still isn’t Talking to us
  8. Honolulu VA Medical Center Among Worst 30% -- again
  9. Legislative Agenda: More Spending for Education
  10. Legislative Agenda: Micromanage UH Textbook Selection
  11. Nanakuli charter school once hailed as educational leader in upheaval amid financial woes
  12. Kauai: ‘Affordable’ Housing Residents Will Never Catch Up
  13. Hawaii County Council to Dump ‘Open Spaces’ Fund

Saturday, November 10, 2018
November 10, 2018 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Hawaii Supreme Court Affirms TMT Permit 4-1 -Dissenting Opinion Published
  2. House Republicans Select Gene Ward as Leader
  3. Bad News has a Silver Lining
  4. Higher taxes do not make housing cheaper
  5. Meet the New and Recycled Faces in the Legislature
  6. Telescope: Wilson Dissent Published, Protesters Given 10 More Days to File      
  7. Maui Eco Activists Horrified at Possibility of Coffee and Citrus Spreading Across Maui Cane fields
  8. Homeless Lunatics Must be Forced to Accept Shelter—but Politicians Would Rather Play Politics
  9. Failure of Mental Health Care System: Lunatic Terrorizes Local College
  10. Falls of Clyde to be Returned to Scotland 

Friday, November 09, 2018
November 9, 2018 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Hawaii ACLU Threatens to Sue Nursing Home for Refusing to Help Patients Kill Themselves
  2. Cost of Long Term Care--Hawaii 3rd Highest in USA
  3. Ige Proclaims ‘Transgender Day of Remembrance’
  4. Hawaii #1 State for Viagra Prescriptions
  5. Trump Admin: Caldwell a Section 8 High Performer
  6. Star-Adv: Lets Make General Elections Democrat-Only
  7. Bill speeding up building permits poised for final vote at City Council
  8. Kim resumes work on plan for Maunakea
  9. Vacation Rental Ban Could Be ‘The Final Death Blow’ For Puna
  10. Legislative Agenda: Potheads to Push for Edibles
  11. Hilo gun owner contests petition in open-carry case
  12. California Shooting: Failure of Mental Health Care System
  13. Soft on Crime: Child Molester May be Released on Technicality

Thursday, November 08, 2018
November 8, 2018 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Teachers Union: Push Sovereignty Movement in Classrooms
  2. House Democrats Announce Committee Chairs
  3. Public meetings scheduled for Oahu Climate Action Plan
  4. More Traffic Jams -- Oahu Bike Plan update to be announced at public meeting
  5. Does Your State Have a Marriage Penalty?
  6. Premature Birth--Hawaii Grade 'D'
  7. EPA requires closures of 10 illegal cesspools in Hawaii in 2018  
  8. Hirono to Telescope Protester: ‘The Court has Ruled’
  9. News Flash: So-called ‘Monster house’ Really Two Houses built on Land Zoned for Apartment Building---Rampaging Mob of Star-Advertiser Editors Continues to Demand Demolition
  10. After a two-year dry spell, Hawaii once again has a lone Republican in the state Senate
  11. Fevella’s win gives Republicans a state Senate caucus of 1 (again)
  12. LoPresti Refusing to Concede?
  13. Tommy Waters not conceding to Trevor Ozawa in Honolulu City Council race
  14. Toppled after 28 years at OHA, Rowena Akana punished for Giving Evidence to Attorney General
  15. Maui Anti-GMO Council Majority to Crown Biofuel Schemer King?
  16. Precinct Vote is Anti-GMO, Absentee Vote is Pro-GMO (again)
  17. Kauai 2020: Solution to Anti-GMO Ignorance—Abolish Polling Places
  18. After Ruggles joins Sovereignty Movement--Proposal would give County Council power to censure absent members
  19. HPD Chief: Police Not At Fault In Closing Of Domestic Violence Program
  20. Hawaii Harbors Division looking to capitalize on development opportunities amid rail project

Wednesday, November 07, 2018
November 7, 2018 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Final Read—Hawaii Election Results
  2. Statewide Election Results: Hawaii’s Voter Turnout Was Almost A Historic Low
  3. Exit Poll: Hawaii voters say nation headed wrong way
  4. Senate Monopoly Broken: Republican Kurt Fevella beats Matt LoPresti in Ewa Beach
  5. Recycling Crazy: Rida Cabanilla re-replaces Matt Lopresti in State House
  6. Oahu: 7,000 Late-Arriving Absentee Ballots Counted Overnight Put Ozawa Over the top by 22 votes
  7. Assorted Anti-GMO Nuts—Election Results
  8. Kauai County overwhelmingly votes to keep term limits
  9. Big Island Voters Say Yes to Fiscal Notes, Transparency
  10. Maui Voters Want Tougher Fines For Unlicensed Airbnbs
  11. Suicide in isles underreported
  12. If You Really Believe in Sea-Level Rise You will Change rail route
  13. How Self-Obsessed are Hawaii Environmentalists?

Tuesday, November 06, 2018
November 6, 2018 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Election Day Reminders
  2. DCCA Seeking Applicants for State Boards
  3. Legislative Agenda: Oxycontin Will be Excuse to Make Your Insurance Policy Cover Marijuana
  4. ConCon Complaint: Campaign Spending Violation on Front page
  5. Caldwell Decides to Soak Property Tax Payers $214M for Rail Loan
  6. Social Engineering: Caldwell Plans to Ban Cars and Busses from Waikiki
  7. Gubernatorial candidates both focusing on the high cost of housing
  8. Hawaii GOP focusing on conservative-leaning districts in battle against blue wave
  9. Maui Anti-GMO Candidate Funded by Dead Man
  10. ConCon opponents raise $740,000
  11. Hawaii: Low Voter Turnout Dictated by Lack of hot races
  12. Despite easier registration rules, early voting figures remain low
  13. Strategies 360: Money-oriented PR Firm Is Getting Involved In Hawaii Politics
  14. Kauai Disaster Becomes Excuse for anti-TVR Policy: Mayor Extends Ban on Hanalei TVRs
  15. There's a big increase in crime due to 15 cents bag fee on Oahu, says Retail Merchants of Hawaii
  16. City Council Plays Politics--could halt homeless enforcement bills
  17. Hu Honua: How a Dirty Biomess Plant Gets to be considered ‘Green’
  18. State review prompted by false missile alert months behind schedule
  19. Victim Advocates Withdraw From Partnership with Honolulu Police

Monday, November 05, 2018
November 5, 2018 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Honolulu 3rd Highest Proportion of Homeless Veterans
  2. Honolulu Tagged in Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge
  3. Mainland Gays: Our Agenda Only Half-Complete in Hawaii
  4. Mental Health Care: Report Ranks Hawaii at Bottom of States
  5. Report on the Implementation of State Auditor’s Recommendations
  6. Filmmaker Sues Hawaii: My Film Is ‘Not The History They Want Told’
  7. Rent-Seeking Behavior: OHA, DLNR Destroy Hawaii’s Only Flour Mill
  8. Ineffectual Hawaii Republicans Allow Hawaii Democrats to Flood Mainland with Money
  9. Some hotel workers in CA reach a deal, but Hawaii’s strike continues  
  10. Two Years Later Builder Finally Gets Building Permit
  11. How Shrinks Help Lunatic Escape Justice--Win for public’s right to know
  12. Soft on Crime: Honolulu Rape Kit Tests Produce 120 Hits and 19 Serial Rapists – But no Prosecutions
  13. Prostitution charges against ‘johns‘ dismissed
  14. Big Island Real Estate Sales Down Sharply
  15. Global Warming: How One Environmentalist Scores a Lifetime of Free Hawaiian Vacations

Sunday, November 04, 2018
November 4, 2018 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. It’s Real Property Because We Said So!
  2. Rail: Ansaldo seeking $200M over rail delays
  3. By Thumbing Nose at Auditor, HART Alienates Legislature
  4. 2020: Pine, Anderson Already Raising Money for Mayoral Campaigns
  5. Shapiro: Death of GOP Makes Election Pointless, Need Shift to ‘Top Two’ Runoff System
  6. Maui Council: Anti-GMO Activists Leave Trail of Chaos, Criminality
  7. Maui County awaits appeal of timeshare tax ruling
  8. Sovereignty Activists Block Entrance to Barking Sands, Demand Money
  9. Feds target Big Island police officer in beating death investigation
  10. Hilo: Program to curb homeless trespassing

Saturday, November 03, 2018
November 3, 2018 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Lawsuit: OHA-Owned Corporations Must Comply With Open Records Laws
  2. Cheese: The GMO food die-hard GMO opponents love, but don’t want to label
  3. Hawaii 2nd Highest Down Payment Percentage in USA
  4. 2018 -- Best Small Cities in Hawaii
  5. Who Spent What, When, and Where on the Con-Con Referendum
  6. UH Manoa Reorganization Would Create Fat Juicy Administrative Positions
  7. Democrats Worried Looney LoPresti May Lose Ewa Senate Race
  8. Early voting numbers predict low voter turnout for general election
  9. Maui Council panel OKs bill to cut Paia and Haiku short-term rentals to 65
  10. Hawaii County Another step forward for vacation rental bill
  11. UPW Just Can’t Get it Right: Erroneous releases from HCCC continue
  12. Waikiki Natatorium one of 100 memorials nationwide to receive special WWI honor

Friday, November 02, 2018
November 2, 2018 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Why OHA Needs to be More Transparent
  2. Oahu: Lack of Wind Threatens Rolling Blackouts
  3. Hawaii DoE: 10% of Students Consider Suicide Each Year
  4. Lower cost of living to help teachers, everyone
  5. Election Day Reminders
  6. Design Flaws May Delay Rail’s Interim Opening Set For 2020
  7. City will be using $214M of HGEA’s Property Tax Revenue to help pay for rail
  8. Too busy to spend money: Hawaii County crises boosted budget savings
  9. HUD report: Hawaii sees fewer homeless veterans this year compared to last
  10. Ballard: HPD Focusing on Mental Health of Street People
  11. Police Commission: Why Is It So Hard To Get A Permit To Carry A Gun In This City?
  12. State Supreme Court rules those who solicited prostitutes can wipe record
  13. Report: DOE Has Mostly Fixed Flaws In Its Bus Transportation System
  14. Navy points finger of Red Hill fuel on human error, community uneasy over future problems
  15. “Extra”utility poles going away under $45M Hawaiian Telcom, HECO deal
  16. Policing Hawaii’s Illegal Vacation Rentals

Thursday, November 01, 2018
November 1, 2018 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Rail: Bill 42 Breaks a Promise
  2. Hawaii ACLU: Catholics Must Participate in Assisted Suicide
  3. Honolulu Development Plan Forum Set for Weds Nov 7
  4. Who Are OHA's Real Misspenders?
  5. HR 5026: Streamline Citizenship process for American Samoa US Nationals
  6. Con-Con: Hawaii’s only hope for term limits
  7. Some OHA Candidates Back Telescope Project
  8. Mauna Kea: Chin Promises No More Crying Police Apologizing to Protesters
  9. Telescope: End of the Line for Legal Obstructionism
  10. Hawaii DoE 10% of Students Consider Suicide Each Year
  11. Retaliation: Honolulu curtails 'courtesy inspections' of construction, delaying commercial projects by 2 years for No Particular Reason
  12. Planning panel endorses Caldwell’s new plan on vacation rentals
  13. Next Episode of Red Hill Drama Set for Thursday
  14. State considers Leeward Oahu property as site for homeless ‘ohana zone,' but not everyone is on board
  15. Why The State Wants To Build This Ala Moana High-Rise Above A Shelter
  16. Venture Capital in Hawaii—37% goes to Marijuana
  17. Legislators Tricked HSTA Leadership into Spending $521K on Doomed Ballot Initiative
  18. UH Preps Budget Sales Pitch
  19. HMSA Forces 3000 onto Obamacare -- Making Taxpayers Cover More Expensive Plans
  20. Another Alleged Homosexual Child Molester Sued

Wednesday, October 31, 2018
October 31, 2018 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. UH: After Pittsburgh Attack We Must Focus on Trannies
  2. Tourist Count up 3.5% --Big Island Drops 14%
  3. Voting Power: Hawaii Ranks 10th
  4. Prison for Kaniela Ing?  Updates may reveal more offenses
  5. Honolulu Taxpayers Now On The Hook To Help Build Rail
  6. Because They Were Lying HART Won’t be Going After Rainy Day Funds
  7. Unions spend heavily against ConCon
  8. HTA: Vacation rental homes Account for Nearly All Tourism Growth—Hotel, Timeshare in Decline
  9. Civil Beat: Send in Police to Keep Telescope Protesters off Roads
  10. Lucky Prisoner to Cash In after being Locked up longer than legal?

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
October 30, 2018 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Hawaii Supreme Court Affirms TMT Permit
  2. Hawaii Electricity Prices to Jump 20% Thanks to New Ship Fuel Requirements
  3. Hawaii WWI Centennial - a Full Day of Events at the Waikiki Natatorium War Memorial
  4. Feds to Caldwell, Council: We have been very patient with you
  5. GOP: Vote 'No' on Bill 42 Rail Ripoff
  6. The Cost of Utilities: Hawaii Pays the Most in USA
  7. Secret Recovery Plan: Borrowing costs for rail have increased by $42 million
  8. Andria Tupola denies blocking running mate Marissa Kerns from debate
  9. Ige far outstrips Tupola in fundraising
  10. Ron Curtis Voice of Reason vs Crazy Mazie
  11. Caldwell unveils new vacation rental bill
  12. Critical shortage of doctors prompting range of solutions
  13. After 35 Years One Schizophrenic Accepts Housing
  14. Danner Protests at DHHL HQ

Monday, October 29, 2018
October 29, 2018 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Crooks and Cronies: Who's Cashing in on the 2017-18 OHA Check Register
  2. UH: Bitcoin Causes Global Warming
  3. Trump Makes it Easy for Ige to Defeat Tupola--Media Sings Along
  4. Target HSTA and HGEA: A Maui Mother Outlines how Faculty and Staff Get Drawn into Bullying Complaint
  5. Bullying: Gays vs DoE
  6. Star-Adv: We Have to Make Suicide Look good to Trick the Mainland

 


Sunday, October 28, 2018
October 28, 2018 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Full Text: HART RFP for Rail P3 Partners
  2. ‘P3′ for rail a budgetary ruse
  3. Civil Beat vs Star-Advertiser on the Con-Con Referendum
  4. Take-Aways from the “Con-Am” Argument
  5. Property Tax Impact on Hawaii Business Environment
  6. Ruggles’ Supposed Sovereignty “Expert” Has A Troubling Past
  7. Honolulu VA Medical Center Among Worst 30% -- again
  8. HSTA Members will be Targeted by New Bullying Policy
  9. Caldwell Quietly Gives Ala Moana Mall, Waikiki Hotels Multi-Million Dollar Tax Breaks
  10. Some Candidates ‘Sketchy as Hell’
  11. Josh Green Already Running for Governor--2022
  12. Green to Exploit Relationship with Ige to gain Control of Homelessness Industry
  13. Kawananakoa’s former attorney testifies at OHA trustee’s ethics hearing
  14. Listen to Hawai`i Supreme Court Oral Arguments re Hu Honua
  15. Leilani Estates lawyers up: Association to sue county over access issues
  16. One state senator wants to get rid of vehicle safety checks
  17. Constant human interaction makes dolphins vulnerable to sharks

Saturday, October 27, 2018
October 27, 2018 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. The State of Obesity in Hawaii
  2. Highest in USA--Hawaii Electric Rates a Burden for Low Income
  3. OHA: Insiders Fighting to Cash In on Kakaako Makai Development
  4. Compact Impact: Guam, NMI, Hawaii Must Develop Uniform Accounting Framework
  5. A Tale of Two Homeless Shelters: Cut Red Tape and Permitting Takes One Month, not 24
  6. Navy says most marine mammals won’t be affected by sonar, explosives tests off Hawaii
  7. Two Dead: 15 Months Later Mental Patient Ready to Walk Free

Friday, October 26, 2018
October 26, 2018 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Bat Killing Windfarm Buys Enviro Support for $2.75M
  2. Auditor: Agriculture Department Hides $2.4M from Legislature
  3. Chemophobia epidemic—Fanning fears about trace chemicals obscures real risks and ‘damages public health’
  4. DoE Touts AP Exam Results
  5. A victory to savor, but core issue remains
  6. Election Day Is Already Over For Almost 80,000 Hawaii Voters
  7. ‘Appearance of Impropriety’ -- Hawaii Senate confirms Ige Campaign Manager for post on Appeals Court
  8. Payments restart as DOE computer system is partly restored
  9. Kealohas’ Bank Fraud Trial Moved To June
  10. OHA Insiders Target Akana
  11. After Decade of OHA Obstructionism--Kauai Juvenile Drug Treatment Center Almost Complete
  12. After years of complaints and $1M in fines, homeowner just keeps operating illegal vacation rental
  13. Kilauea tops USGS ranking of nation’s ‘very high threat’ volcanoes

Thursday, October 25, 2018
October 25, 2018 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Bishop Street Lawyer Foolishly Leaves Hawaii, Gets Busted
  2. OHA Candidate Evicts Kauai Anti-Drug Program
  3. Finalists named for UH Hilo chancellor
  4. Rail Funding Solution--Raid Every Department
  5. Secret Rail draft plan reveals potential cost-cutting measures
  6. HART’s P3 plans built on unbelievable ridership estimates
  7. Ratepayer Impacts Due to Hu Honua`s Unusual Financial Arrangement
  8. Ethics Complaint: Anti-GMO Councilmember Atay Used County Resources for Political Mailer
  9. Election Takedown: Crabbe Operatives Line up to Testify Against Akana
  10. Emergency Help For Hawaii’s Mentally Ill Is A Revolving Door thanks to law preventing Forcible Treatment
  11. Suicide Push Could Save State $16M/year 

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
October 24, 2018 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. How Much Does Over-Regulation Increase Hawaii Housing Costs?
  2. Laughed out of Court: Criminal Al Hee's Scam Company Loses Again
  3. Iowa: Gabbard Spending Campaign Cash on 2020 Presidential Run
  4. Ige, Tupola disagree on how to bolster funding for education
  5. First day at the new Kihei Charter School campus-- While Kihei HS remains a vacant lot
  6. ACLU: DoE Bullying Policy Doesn’t Do Enough for Gay Recruitment
  7. Kamehameha pays $65 million as part of settlement for One Homosexual Child Molester
  8. The Strange Legislative Path Of The ConAm Bill
  9. ‘Showboat Politicking’ Keeps Homeless on the Streets 
  10. Diminished Hawaii Republicans aim to incrementally rebuild—May Win One Seat
  11. Crabbe Operatives Point Finger at Akana
  12. Kealoha ‘Sickness’ Used as Excuse to Delay Trial
  13. Should Unlicensed Airbnbs On Maui Face A $20,000 Fine?
  14. Eco Religion: Pilgrims are ruining dolphins' sex lives


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Caldwell; No Limebike Treatment for Ride Sharee
by News Release Tuesday, November 13, 2018

...Unlike Limebike, Ride Sharee hired local insider Alex Wong.  That makes all the difference.  It is amusing to watch them try to explain why Ride Sharee bikes are OK and Limebikes are not....


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Hawaii rank goes up, but not its economic freedom
by Grassroot Institute Tuesday, November 13, 2018

...The Economic Freedom of North America 2018 outlines Hawaii's statistical paradox....


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How to Build More Housing in Hawaii
by Grassroot Institute Monday, November 12, 2018

...how some well-intentioned regulations have had a chilling effect on efforts to build more homes....


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Hawaii 3rd Skinniest State
by News Article Monday, November 12, 2018

...“Fat” is becoming the new normal in America....


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Telescope: OHA Greenmail Overplays its Hand?
by Andrew Walden Sunday, November 11, 2018

...political cronies haven’t figured out how to grab a cut of your kid’s PhD salary....


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Honolulu VA has Lowest Job Vacancy Rate in USA
by News Article Sunday, November 11, 2018

...Honolulu VA has the jobs filled--but its still not getting the job done....


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Hawaii WWI Centennial - a Full Day of Events at the Waikiki Natatorium War Memorial
by News Release Sunday, November 11, 2018

...November 11, 2018 - Free to the Public Concerts, Films, Celebratory Service, Flyovers and Fireworks....


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Honolulu VA Touts Few Improvements
by News Release Sunday, November 11, 2018

...Honolulu VA Medical Center Among Worst 30% -- again....


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Oh? Can’t We Keep HART’s Funding Sources “Pure”?
by Tom Yamachika Sunday, November 11, 2018

...For a long time, I was wondering what the authors of 07-001 were smoking....


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Special Funds: Auditor Looks at HART, OHA, PUC and Others
by Hawaii State Auditor Sunday, November 11, 2018

...and found one special fund did not meet criteria and should be closed....


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House Republicans Select Gene Ward as Leader
by News Release Saturday, November 10, 2018

...and Representative Lauren Matsumoto will serve as the House Minority Floor Leader....


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Hawaii Supreme Court Affirms TMT Permit 4-1
by News Release Saturday, November 10, 2018

...TMT will move forward with fulfilling the numerous conditions and requirements of the state CDUP prior to the start of any construction....


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Bad News has a Silver Lining
by Kelii Akina Saturday, November 10, 2018

...economic freedom in Hawaii actually diminished during the latest measurement period, from 6.3 in the 2017 Index to 5.48. But economic freedom in certain other states declined even more....


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Higher taxes do not make housing cheaper
by Grassroot Institute Saturday, November 10, 2018

Many Hawaii taxpayers breathed a sigh of relief after the state Supreme Court on Oct. 19 voided a ballot question that would’ve allowed the state to raise taxes....


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Cost of Long Term Care--Hawaii 3rd Highest in USA
by News Release Friday, November 09, 2018

...Hawaii among three most expensive states for home health aide services and for long term care in nursing facilities....


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Trump Admin: Caldwell a Section 8 High Performer
by News Release Friday, November 09, 2018

...The City and County of Honolulu, the largest housing authority in Hawai‘i that administers a Housing Choice Voucher Program, has once again been designated as a “High Performer” by the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development....


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Hawaii #1 State for Viagra Prescriptions
by News Release Friday, November 09, 2018

...Which States Fill the Most (and Fewest) Prescriptions for Erectile Dysfunction Drugs?....


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Ige Proclaims ‘Transgender Day of Remembrance’
by News Release Friday, November 09, 2018

...Transgender Day of Rememberance commemorates Boston gay prostitute Rita Hester who was followed home by two guys from a gay bar, then found dead.  The unsolved killing is now hyped as a 'hate crime'....


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Hawaii ACLU Threatens to Sue Nursing Home for Refusing to Help Patients Kill Themselves
by News Article Thursday, November 08, 2018

...Those who oppose suicide in all its forms are being targeted by powerful liberal groups....


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EPA requires closures of 10 illegal cesspools in Hawaii in 2018
by News Release Thursday, November 08, 2018

...The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s enforcement actions this year in Hawaii led to closures of 10 large-capacity cesspools and over $640,000 in fines....


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Teachers Union: Push Sovereignty Movement in Classrooms
by Andrew Walden Thursday, November 08, 2018

...Sovereignty flows from the will of the people.  The people’s will is statehood.  But the teacher’s union is pushing the rhetoric of an internationally-known anti-Semite to change your child's mind....


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Premature Birth--Hawaii Grade 'D'
by News Release Wednesday, November 07, 2018

...Hawaii-10.4% of live births are premature....


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Does Your State Have a Marriage Penalty?
by Tax Foundation Wednesday, November 07, 2018

...Hawaii has a graduated-rate income tax but doubles its brackets to avoid a marriage penalty....


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Public meetings scheduled for Oahu Climate Action Plan
by News Release Wednesday, November 07, 2018

...The sense of urgency is palpable in these meetings....


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More Traffic Jams -- Oahu Bike Plan update to be announced at public meeting
by News Release Wednesday, November 07, 2018

..the plan is to exploit cyclists as part of a social engineering project designed to make driving more inconvenient....


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House Democrats Announce Committee Chairs
by News Release Wednesday, November 07, 2018

...House Speaker Scott K. Saiki is pleased to announce the Representatives who will be part of the House Leadership and the committee chair assignments for the Thirtieth Legislature....


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Final Read—Hawaii Election Results
by Andrew Walden Tuesday, November 06, 2018

...Republicans return to State Senate....


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ConCon Complaint: Campaign Spending Violation on Front page
by J. H. Snider Ph.D. Tuesday, November 06, 2018

...Violation of Hawaii law regarding advertising in Monday's front page print edition of the Honolulu Star-Advertiser....


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Legislative Agenda: Oxycontin Will be Excuse to Make Your Insurance Policy Cover Marijuana
by News Release Monday, November 05, 2018

...Yes, your insurance rates will be going up, but we need our weed.  You straights exist to service us.  It is the order of things....


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Election Day Reminders
by News Release Monday, November 05, 2018

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


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DCCA Seeking Applicants for State Boards
by News Release Monday, November 05, 2018

...DCCA is looking for qualified and dedicated volunteers to fill current and upcoming vacancies on boards, commissions and committees across the state....


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Honolulu 3rd Highest Proportion of Homeless Veterans
by News Article Monday, November 05, 2018

...2018’s Best & Worst Places for Veterans to Live....


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Report on the Implementation of State Auditor’s Recommendations
by Hawaii State Auditor Monday, November 05, 2018

...every year we follow up on recommendations made in our audit reports....


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Mental Health Care: Report Ranks Hawaii at Bottom of States
by News Release Monday, November 05, 2018

...67.5 percent of Hawaii youth with major depression don’t get any mental health treatment....


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Mainland Gays: Our Agenda Only Half-Complete in Hawaii
by News Release Monday, November 05, 2018

...Honolulu gay agenda 48% complete....


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Honolulu Tagged in Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge
by News Release Monday, November 05, 2018

...Honolulu is accepted into a two-year acceleration program that will provide cities powerful new resources and access to cutting-edge support to help meet or beat their near-term carbon reduction goals....


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It’s Real Property Because We Said So!
by Tom Yamachika Sunday, November 04, 2018

...a case now pending in the Hawaii Supreme Court that may give us some insight on county real property taxes and their limits....


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UH Manoa Reorganization Would Create Fat Juicy Administrative Positions
by News Release Saturday, November 03, 2018

...a 'provost' and four 'vice-provosts'.....


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Who Spent What, When, and Where on the Con-Con Referendum
by J. H. Snider Ph.D. Saturday, November 03, 2018

...For the most recent period the No Campaign under the name “Preserve Our Hawaii” reported contributions of $665,000 and expenditures of $612,513....


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2018 -- Best Small Cities in Hawaii
by News Article Friday, November 02, 2018

...five Hawaii towns ranked among 1,200 in USA.... 


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Hawaii 2nd Highest Down Payment Percentage in USA
by News Article Friday, November 02, 2018

...LendingTree Ranks Down Payment Affordability by State....


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Cheese: The GMO food die-hard GMO opponents love, but don’t want to label
by News Article Friday, November 02, 2018

...almost all the hard cheeses made in the United States, and in much of the West, use a protein that is made from genetically engineered yeast and bacteria....


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Lawsuit: OHA-Owned Corporations Must Comply With Open Records Laws
by News Article Friday, November 02, 2018

...Lawsuit filed after denial of a UIPA request for the financial records of Limited Liability Corporations (LLCs) owned and created by the Office of Hawaiian Affairs....


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Lower cost of living to help teachers, everyone
by Grassroot Institute Friday, November 02, 2018

...lower state and county taxes, reduce government regulations, allow more housing to be built, update the federal Jones Act and narrow the scope of occupational licensure....


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Haleiwa Shark Tour Boat Busted for Chumming
by News Release Friday, November 02, 2018

...The violation is petty misdemeanor that upon conviction could have fines and jail time....


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​Hawaii DoE: 10% of Students Consider Suicide Each Year
by News Release Friday, November 02, 2018

...Hawaii students tried to take their own lives at a higher rate than their peers across the country....


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Oahu: Lack of Wind Threatens Rolling Blackouts
by News Release Friday, November 02, 2018

...wind generation is down to zero.  Then that pesky Sun thingy went and set on us.  No solar....


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Why OHA Needs to be More Transparent
by Kelii Akina Thursday, November 01, 2018

...the U.S. Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) gave the Office of Hawaiian Affairs a failing grade of ‘F’ for its online financial transparency....


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Hawaii ACLU: Catholics Must Participate in Assisted Suicide
by News Release Thursday, November 01, 2018

...ACLU would like to remind housing and service providers throughout Hawaii that preventing others from killing themselves is illegal and that we are watching....


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Con-Con: Hawaii’s only hope for term limits
by J. H. Snider Ph.D. Thursday, November 01, 2018

...Hawaii has arguably the least competitive state legislative elections among the 50 U.S. states....


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HR 5026: Streamline Citizenship process for American Samoa US Nationals
by News Release Thursday, November 01, 2018

...American Samoa Congresswoman Aumua Amata clarified that U.S. National status will not change....


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Who Are OHA's Real Misspenders?
by Video Video Wednesday, October 31, 2018

...OHA Wants You To Watch The Left Hand So You Wonʻt See What The Right Hand Has Been Doing....


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Rail: Bill 42 Breaks a Promise
by Grassroot Institute Wednesday, October 31, 2018

...Bill 42 break the promise made by the full City Council in 2006 that city funds or bonds would not be used to fund the rail....


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Honolulu Development Plan Forum Set for Weds Nov 7
by News Release Wednesday, October 31, 2018

...the day after Election Day, maybe nobody will notice....


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UH: After Pittsburgh Attack We Must Focus on Trannies
by News Release Wednesday, October 31, 2018

...we are perfectly positioned to develop and model the behaviors we hope to see in our society-at-large....those who feel threatened should reach out for help from an appropriate campus office....


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Voting Power: Hawaii Ranks 10th
by News Article Wednesday, October 31, 2018

...2018’s States with the Most and Least Powerful Voters for the Midterms....


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Tourist Count up 3.5% --Big Island Drops 14%
by News Release Tuesday, October 30, 2018

...visitor spending and arrivals are up sharply everywhere except the Big Island....


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Hawaii Electricity Prices to Jump 20% Thanks to New Ship Fuel Requirements
by News Article Tuesday, October 30, 2018

...The state depends on mostly low-sulfur fuel oil for about 70 percent of its power. In 2020, though, demand for that fuel is expected to surge, pushing up prices....


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The Cost of Utilities: Hawaii Pays the Most in USA
by News Release Monday, October 29, 2018

...Aloha State utilities cost $730.86 -- $202.90 more than #2 Alaska....


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GOP: Vote 'No' on Bill 42 Rail Ripoff
by Brett Kulbis Monday, October 29, 2018

...a “blank check” for adding fees and increasing Oahu property taxes for rail construction and operations....


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Feds to Caldwell, Council: We have been very patient with you
by News Release Monday, October 29, 2018

...FTA has exercised considerable patience in waiting for the City to identify and implement the method it would use to provide the $44 million, yet the process is still incomplete....


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UH: Bitcoin Causes Global Warming
by News Release Monday, October 29, 2018

...it alone could produce enough emissions to raise global temperatures by 2°C as soon as 2033....


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Crooks and Cronies: Who's Cashing in on the 2017-18 OHA Check Register
by Andrew Walden Sunday, October 28, 2018

...Hawai’i Free Press has obtained a copy of the Fiscal Year 2017-18 Office of Hawaiian Affairs check register in response to an open records request....


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Honolulu VA Medical Center Among Worst 30% -- again
by News Article Sunday, October 28, 2018

...their overall statistics are in the bottom 10th percentile of the rating scale for ambulatory care-sensitive conditions, employee satisfaction, primary care new patient wait time, and mental health continuity of care....


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Take-Aways from the “Con-Am” Argument
by Tom Yamachika Sunday, October 28, 2018

...a prior Hawaii Supreme Court case, Cieri v. Leticia Query Realty, 80 Haw. 54 (1995), said, “[R]eal estate is, particularly in Hawai`i, both scarce and expensive. As a result, the purchase of real estate or a residence likely is the largest ‘investment’ a person in Hawai`i may make in a lifetime.”....


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Full Text: HART RFP for Rail P3 Partners
by Andrew Walden Sunday, October 28, 2018

...Proposals responding to RFP Part 1 will be accepted up to 2:00 p.m., Hawai‘i Standard Time (HST) on December 21, 2018....


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Property Tax Impact on Hawaii Business Environment
by Tax Foundation Saturday, October 27, 2018

...Ranking Property Taxes on the 2019 State Business Tax Climate Index....


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Danger: City Council to Hold ‘Special Rail Funding’ Meeting Tuesday
by Brett Kulbis Saturday, October 27, 2018

...Contact your City Council member and strongly urge them to vote NO on all these gimmicks....


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​Ruggles’ Supposed Sovereignty “Expert” Has A Troubling Past
by News Article Saturday, October 27, 2018

...Hero of Holocaust Deniers, Alfred De Zayas....


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​‘P3′ for rail a budgetary ruse
by Grassroot Institute Saturday, October 27, 2018

...to duck budgetary limits in the short run and spread their higher costs over the long run....


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