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Sunday, September 25, 2022
September 25, 2022 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:49 PM :: 1164 Views
  1. Corruption: Are 31 Legislators targets of Federal Probe?
  2. Kouchi: Speaker Saiki is Blocking Special Session
  3. Saiki: Kouchi is Blocking Special Session
  4. ‘You Need A Warrant!’: Hawaii’s Dubious Practice Of Taking Children Without A Court Order
  5. Deliberating openness of public records
  6. Hawaii County seeks volunteer board and commission members
  7. Primary Arthur Brun meth supplier gets 100 months in Federal Prison
  8. Waipio Valley community takes stand against road reopening, citing ongoing safety concerns
  9. Department of Planning and Permitting hopes new technology will cut time for permit applications
  10. Ige makes big pivot on Aloha Stadium, but he’s fast running out of time as governor
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Saturday, September 24, 2022
September 24, 2022 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 10:15 AM :: 471 Views
  1. What’s Up With These Skyrocketing Electric Bills?
  2. Oahu North Shore homebuyers sue over erosion
  3. Affordable Housing?  Waianae townhome residents say the state is forcing them out
  4. Kauai landowner faces $1.5 million in fines for "high hazard potential" at Mauka Dam
  5. ‘High Loss Risk’: Investors wanted for Oahu surf park project
  6. Hawaii is one of the few states without a NIBIN Ballistics Database system
  7. Maui leads in gun-carry permits; other counties expect to issue soon
  8. He paid Tesla for a solar panel system. 4 years later, he’s never been able to use it
  9. Impunity for Aikau Family?  Suspect charged with assault in road rage case prosecutors initially declined
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Friday, September 23, 2022
September 23, 2022 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:16 PM :: 390 Views
  1. Are Rail Cracks a Four Year old Problem or a Seven Year Old Problem?
  2. Hawaii Commission Fines Kai Kahele’s Campaign For Illegal Solicitations
  3. After $1B Work, Honolulu Still 2nd Worst Airport in USA
  4. Sex offender registrations increasing in Hawaii
  5. Hawaii Correctional Systems Oversight Commission: “We have people in there and are trying to get them out”
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Thursday, September 22, 2022
September 22, 2022 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:44 PM :: 758 Views
  1. OHA Docs: CNHA Guilty of COVID Fraud?
  2. Mauna Kea Appointees Stake Out Negotiating Positions -- How Much Will Telescopes Have to Pay OHA?
  3. Sources: Tentative deal would put UH in charge of developing, managing new Aloha Stadium
  4. Special Session?  Ige, Legislators Refuse to Act to Stop Mass Release of Rapists, Child Molesters and Murderers
  5. The state is confident red light cameras are legal. They’ll likely face legal challenges anyway
  6. Council considers property tax exemptions for latest ‘Film Studio’ Scheme
  7. Proposal to allow counties in Hawaii to set own minimum wages gains ground--but only higher
  8. Liquor commission’s public trust questioned by City Council
  9. Former Stevenson Middle School principal sues Hawaii DOE over threatening case
  10. Commission denies appeals of its decision on Maui police chief complaints
  11. HPD: Officers see increase in weapons law violations, robberies
  12. Robberies, shootings, assaults: residents say crime in Kalihi is exploding
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Wednesday, September 21, 2022
September 21, 2022 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:48 PM :: 618 Views
  1. What’s Causing Hawaii’s Housing-Market Crunch?
  2. Honolulu Council Finds Another Way to Make Housing More Expensive
  3. Gov. Ige taking Aloha Stadium in ‘different direction,’ orders halt to requests for proposals
  4. Will Kauai County Return Drug Treatment Facility to Grove Farm?
  5. Big Island man accused of abducting teen from Waikoloa beach makes court appearance
  6. Prosecutor Will Not Bring Charges Against Police Officer In Fatal Kalaeloa Shooting
  7. 11 new Big Isle applications for concealed carry permits since Supreme Court decision implemented
  8. The Struggle Over Towering Wind Farms Is At The Center Of A Honolulu City Council Debate
  9. Despite mounting criticism, bill to limit outdoor lights on Maui moves forward
  10. The Son Of A Slain Oahu Jail Inmate Is Suing The State Over Lax Practices
  11. Violent Bums Set Fires at St. Augustine church in Waikiki
  12. Hawaii County: How to Waste $9M a year without Ending Homelessness
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Tuesday, September 20, 2022
September 20, 2022 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:28 PM :: 918 Views
  1. Stant, Choy plead guilty in $2M bribery scheme
  2. Star-Adv: If we had better local oversight we could keep the Feds out of Hawaii
  3. Ige Pushes Legislators for special session to tackle ruling that’s put hundreds of felony cases at risk
  4. Suspect, 52, charged for alleged kidnapping of 15-year-old girl on Hawaii island--30 year criminal transcript, 10 convictions
  5. Prosecutor: Puna murder ‘especially heinous, atrocious’--Caps off COVID Crime Spree, 45 arrests since 2020
  6. Kaua‘i felonies may be dismissed because Supreme Court ruling in State V. Obrero
  7. Retired Honolulu police sergeant charged with sexual assault of teen
  8. Maui police sergeant arrested for first-degree sex assault
  9. Fix government hiring procedures
  10. DPP Permitting Positions Mostly Vacant After 6 Head for Federal Penitentiary
  11. Continued secrecy of Miske-related search warrants being challenged
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Monday, September 19, 2022
September 19, 2022 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 10:30 AM :: 467 Views
  1. ‘Kept in Dark’ -- Big Island Police chief search continues
  2. Will Pro-Tourism Activists Block ANOTHER Dairy Farm?
  3. Plan to legalize cannabis for adult recreational use in Hawaii takes shape
  4. Instead of forcing bums into housing, City to open free wound clinic to address results of incessant bumfights
  5. Election ballots to be mailed starting Oct. 17
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Sunday, September 18, 2022
September 18, 2022 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:28 PM :: 1792 Views
  1. HART Leaders Are Concerned Feds Not Buying Hanabusa’s Excuses
  2. $6B Rail Cost Overruns Could have Cleared DHHL Waiting List
  3. Legislative Task Force Behind Scheme to let Lots and Lots of Criminals out on the Streets
  4. Kai Kahele, Vicky Cayetano are subjects of campaign spending complaints
  5. High court to hear arguments on Maunakea zoning case
  6. Increasing Waikiki building height and density might be on table for first time in half century
  7. Police encourage families to use hospice, palliative care
  8. Children with autism impacted by isolation, remote learning during pandemic
  9. HMC faced with overcrowding despite low COVID numbers
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Saturday, September 17, 2022
September 17, 2022 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:53 PM :: 1057 Views
  1. Victorino Orders Audit Of No-Bid Contracts Linked To Maui Bribery Case
  2. High court decision that invalidated scores of felony charges relies on 1905 Hawaii law
  3. Waianae leaders say law enforcement should target game room operators
  4. $25M Free COVID Money Comes to End for 2,400 Kauai Families
  5. City Council approves pay raises for Honolulu police officers
  6. Major Cut to Cost-of-Living Allowances Planned, Then Put on Hold for Service Members in Hawaii
  7. Koko Head Shooting Complex to be closed for months
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Friday, September 16, 2022
September 16, 2022 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:01 PM :: 1169 Views
  1. As Families Flee Hawaii, DoE Schools to Lose 13.8% of Students in Next Five Years
  2. UH officials expect student enrollment to continue declining
  3. DHHL Use $600M in 3 Years?--‘There’s No Way’
  4. Huge gap in Green, Aiona Hawaii gubernatorial campaign war chests
  5. A Super PAC Backed By The Carpenters Union Behind Four Maui Council Candidates
  6. How bad is inflation in Honolulu? New data sheds light on the rising cost of living
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Thursday, September 15, 2022
September 15, 2022 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:17 PM :: 1129 Views
  1. SHOPO Endorses Sam King for OHA Trustee
  2. Gang Member and Accomplice Sentenced for Waianae Game Room Robbery
  3. Indictments: Choy Paid $2M Bribes to Maui County Environmental Management Director
  4. HART Planning to use Cracks as Excuse to Keep Rail from Opening
  5. Honolulu Council to consider auditing Department of Planning and Permitting
  6. A Major Overhaul Of Honolulu Land-Use Rules Has Been Quietly Advancing. Now, Some Say Not So Fast
  7. Homeowners’ Omissions Provide More than $30 Million to Honolulu Treasury
  8. Homeless roadmap: How to waste $10M without ending Homelessness
  9. Report: Ethnicities of students, teachers at Hawaii public schools
  10. Amid severe shortage of nurses, Hawaii nursing schools reject 100s of qualified applicants
  11. Judge allows murder suspect to travel to Las Vegas
  12. Honolulu police crack 50-year-old cold-case killing--Suspect is former Nevada deputy attorney general
  13. City agrees to cease controversial Waimanalo development project
  14. Hawaii Green Energy Scam: Moving the Smokestack
  15. Bank of Hawaii, venture fund join to boost state’s Phony Tech Startup Schemers and Gabbard Cult 
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Wednesday, September 14, 2022
September 14, 2022 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:20 PM :: 1290 Views
  1. Feds Arrest Mitsunaga Lawyer in California
  2. ‘Big Oil’ pushes back in Honolulu suit over climate change
  3. Firm Power is Critical for Island Energy Systems
  4. Kaua‘i Police Chief still has final say on public carry firearm permits
  5. Preliminary $600 million plan framed for Hawaiian homesteads
  6. Jump in Interest Rates Changes Housing Affordability
  7. Who’s unemployed in Hawaii: By age, race and jobs
  8. Background on those illegal game rooms
  9. Portable oxygen cylinder likely cause of deadly ambulance blaze, officials say
  10. More Homeless Mayhem: Bums Torch Cars at Sandy Beach
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Tuesday, September 13, 2022
September 13, 2022 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 10:30 AM :: 2420 Views
  1. Ige Names Eight to Mauna Kea Stewardship Authority
  2. UH Strategic Plan draft available for public review and comment
  3. States that Vaccinate the Most--Hawaii 34th
  4. Firing of award-winning investigator from Ag’s office ignites retaliation claims
  5. Is Senator Glenn Wakai the Next DBEDT Director?
  6. Hawaii Pain Doctor Rudy Puana Sentenced To 7.5 Years For Drug Offenses
  7. Tight job market and supply constraints interfering with Hawaii’s economic recovery
  8. Maunakea plan appealed to Supreme Court
  9. Still unprepared for big hurricane
  10. GOP Geography: In Hawaii, Support For Republicans Has Grown In Ewa And Kona
  11. It Begins: Supreme Court ruling delays attempted murder case
  12. Knife Wielding felon Gets out Again and Again--Does it Again
  13. Shoplifting More Sustainable with Reusable Bags
  14. Kapolei Energy Storage will replace former AES Coal Plant - starting spring 2023
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Monday, September 12, 2022
September 12, 2022 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:55 PM :: 1281 Views
  1. Taxes and Regulations Even Make Marijuana Unprofitable in Hawaii
  2. Corruption: DPP Internal Investigation Quietly Abandoned
  3. Hawaii hospitals 100% Fail on price transparency
  4. Hawaii bankruptcies rise as streak of falling cases ends
  5. Bicycles to be Banned to Make Maui Roads Safe for Cars?
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Sunday, September 11, 2022
September 11, 2022 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:56 PM :: 1240 Views
  1. Alm: 25 Killers May Walk--Special Session Needed
  2. Tough-on-crime initiatives come and go, but lawbreaking in Waikiki persists
  3. Can Blangiardi Reform City Government?
  4. Owner of FCKBLM Hawaii license plate sues state, City of Honolulu
  5. Former employee says Department of Education hasn’t done enough to protect against threats
  6. BLNR Dithers While Hilo Bayfront Rots
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Saturday, September 10, 2022
September 10, 2022 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 11:12 AM :: 972 Views
  1. Carpenters union blew $4.1M on political campaign that didn’t work
  2. 20% Police Raises Approved by Honolulu City Council
  3. Katherine Kealoha ‘a mess’ back in court as her own attorney
  4. ‘Where is she?’ a year after Isabella Kalua’s disappearance
  5. Suicide in Hawaii: By the numbers
  6. A big mess’: Frustration grows as school bus driver shortage impacts students, parents in Maui
  7. Maui County Lets Bums Flop in Do-gooders Parking Lot
  8. Hilo Swamp Site of Latest Affordable Housing Scam
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Friday, September 9, 2022
September 9, 2022 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:01 PM :: 2625 Views
  1. Hawaii short-term rental property owners urge judge to stop new ordinance from disrupting business
  2. Judge: Former Residents May not Vote in Hawaii Elections
  3. Hawaii Faces New Gun Rights Lawsuit
  4. Primary Election Challenges Rapidly Rejected by State Supreme Court
  5. State Supreme Court Suddenly Changes Rules for Felony Indictments--Hundreds Will Walk Free
  6. HART: Difference In Bids To Relocate Utilities On Dillingham Rail Route Was $400 Million
  7. KPD finalizes firearm permitting process following Supreme Court ruling on gun laws
  8. DPP Failure Creates Opening for Third Party Reviewers
  9. Shoreline setback bill advances at Honolulu City Council
  10. HPD Chief's son, Zane Logan, released from jail after posting $20k bond
  11. Meth Runner and supplier in former Kaua‘i county council member Arthur Brun case sentenced
  12. Hawaiian Airlines Lets Antivaxxers Return to Work
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Thursday, September 8, 2022
September 8, 2022 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 11:00 AM :: 2251 Views
  1. Wisdom: Hawaii Judges and Judicial Selection Commission Identified as Cause of Crime Wave
  2. Just Like Sharon Har--Rep. Matt LoPresti's drunk driving case dismissed
  3. Hawaii Defense Contractor Admits To Pandemic Relief Fraud
  4. Another Key Player In The Miske Conspiracy Case Has Made A Deal With Prosecutors
  5. Director Of Honolulu’s Troubled Permitting Office Resigns
  6. Affordable housing scandal: Council seeks watered-down accounting; defendants fire their lawyers
  7. Kaua‘i county council approves raises for mayor, department heads, councilmembers
  8. Maui Police Commission Finds Complaints Against New Chief ‘Not Substantiated’
  9. HPD Uses High Technology To Catch Criminals
  10. Hawaii Health Department reports 1,215 new COVID-19 infections, 11 coronavirus-related deaths
  11. Abrupt closure of air ambulance company leaves many in shock
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Wednesday, September 7, 2022
September 7, 2022 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:19 PM :: 1015 Views
  1. Weed and Seed is a Joke: Laughing Criminals Avoid Prison
  2. Artificially Created Crisis: Overcrowding at HCCC ‘a serious and immediate concern’
  3. Civil Beat Asks Judge To Force Hawaii To Identify Prison Inmates Who Died Behind Bars
  4. Study: Bums Less Likely to Get COVID
  5. A ‘Tremendous Need’ For Affordable Housing In Hawaii Leads To Long Waitlists
  6. Council Bill 43 Attacks Builders of Apartment Buildings
  7. Hawaii County Council still stuck on suspending electronic communications
  8. Hawaii Proud Boys founder agrees to plea deal for involvement in Jan. 6 riots
  9. Honolulu police officers rarely disciplined for violating policy on body cameras
  10. National recall on electric buses prompts City to pull fleet off Oahu roads
  11. Sunscreen Hysteria Bites: Are Hawaii’s Beach Showers in Violation of the Clean Water Act?
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Tuesday, September 6, 2022
September, 2022 Letters to the Editor
By Letters to the Editor @ 7:33 PM :: 1226 Views
  • Maui Council Aide Supports Hana Lynch Mob Attackers 
  • Real Journalists Would Cover up for Lynch Mob
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Tuesday, September 6, 2022
September 6, 2022 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:53 PM :: 877 Views
  1. Public Hearing: HPD Gun Registration Rules 
  2. Hawaii's Doctor Shortage
  3. Will Hawaii's Minimum Wage Backfire?
  4. Yet another deputy superintendent
  5. Common ground: Josh Green and Duke Aiona vow to fast track reform at Hilo Medical Center
  6. Lack Of Working Video Cameras At Hawaii Prisons Complicates Abuse Investigations
  7. Hundreds of Red Hill water samples were never tested for fuel
  8. Honolulu Bill 41 Would Wipe Out Most Shoreline Lots
  9. Rash of crimes in Kalihi pushing mom-and-pop shop out of business
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Monday, September 5, 2022
September 5, 2022 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:05 PM :: 926 Views
  1. Hoping for the best, preparing for the worst
  2. Trial Set: Felony charges in Sovereignty Activist takeover of OHA offices
  3. County mulls lower retirement age to help recruit police
  4. FCKBLM? Honolulu’s Subjective Rules on Personalized License Plates
  5. Many Pacific Islander Patients Have To Move To Get Life-Saving Access To Dialysis
  6. Kilauea buyout program commences final phase
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Sunday, September 4, 2022
September 4, 2022 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:41 PM :: 876 Views
  1. Green’s Homeless Kauhale Scheme Produces Paltry 36 Units in Three Years
  2. City plans to overhaul Oahu’s land use ordinances
  3. Kaua‘i mayor, council member, top official raises to go before council
  4. Healing our national divide must start with group therapy
  5. ‘Booster hesitancy remains an issue’
  6. TheBus Reports 20,000 More Rides During Honolulu’s Free-Fare Promotion
  7. Shortened rail line means nearly quadruple jump in Kakaako boardings, exits
  8. Nonprofit Positions Itself to Profit from Cesspool Report
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Saturday, September 3, 2022
September 3, 2022 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:06 PM :: 2037 Views
  1. Life and business on Kauai, the Island of $11,500 rents
  2. Judge orders state DOE to pay $10M to sex abuse survivor after 10-year legal battle
  3. Judge turns down request by Miske co-defendant for increased computer access
  4. SHOPO's board holds off on monthly allowance increase following criticism
  5. Hawaii Oversight Commission Finds ‘Unacceptable’ Conditions At The Crowded Hilo Jail
  6. Oahu businesses gear up for city’s restrictions on plastic food ware to go into effect
  7. Abandoned DHHL Sits for Five Years Awaiting Reassignment to new Beneficiary
  8. HECO Lifts Voluntary Electricity Conservation as Hamakua Energy Comes Back Online
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Friday, September 2, 2022
September 2, 2022 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:55 PM :: 1645 Views
  1. 3,125 mailed ballots in Hawaii’s primary election weren’t tallied due to missed deadline
  2. Honolulu DPP report reveals permit backlog in the thousands
  3. Hawaii County Police commission begins new chief selection process
  4. Battle of TROs involving prosecutor heads to mediation
  5. DoE, DoT, Maui County Dispute May Let New Kihei HS Sit Empty for next 5 Years
  6. Attorney known for his use of the “Kingdom defense” apparently at odds with Disciplinary Counsel
  7. Outside Investigator Sought To Probe Maui’s Monster House Permits
  8. Vandalism delays system launch of Oahu red-light cameras
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Thursday, September 1, 2022
September 1, 2022 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:01 PM :: 4824 Views
  1. Rolling Blackout News: Big Island Energy Plant Runs out of Ammonia, Will be down for a long time
  2. Hate Crime Probation: Thugs Attempt to Kill Tourist in Front of Children, Are Honored as ‘Protectors’ by Court, Community
  3. Honolulu Police Department finalizing rules for issuing gun-carrying permits
  4. Ex-HPD officer files suit after being ousted for ‘toxic’ extramarital affair with coworker
  5. Hawaii’s most understaffed hospital in dire need of more beds too
  6. Honolulu gears up to again crack down on illegal short term rentals
  7. First lawsuit by families over Red Hill tainted water accuses military of silencing doctors
  8. HOOSER: Cleaning the House, Senate — 6 proposals for systemic change
  9. After week of free bus fares, city hopeful for increased use of public transportation
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Wednesday, August 31, 2022
August 31, 2022 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:10 PM :: 1994 Views
  1. Green: Red Hill Gives Me Leverage to Extract Money from Military Lease Renewals
  2. Years of Tensions at Mauna Kea May End With Payout of $1M per Year, Per Telescope
  3. Honolulu Rail’s ‘Full-Blown’ Trial Running Phase Is Finally Underway
  4. Hawaii reports 1,777 new COVID-19 cases statewide
  5. With costs so high, keeping the lights on is an ‘exhausting’ challenge for local shops
  6. Hawaii police union board hikes pay, raises dues
  7. Hawaii’s Pathetic Judiciary:  Case dismissed against man who might know location of Oahu toddler’s body
  8. Aloha Petroleum Sues Insurance Co to Pay for Global Warming Lawsuit Defense
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Tuesday, August 30, 2022
August 30, 2022 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:56 PM :: 1365 Views
  1. Increase In ‘Violent, Brazen’ Crime On Oahu
  2. Hawaii’s meth trade resembles ‘Breaking Bad’
  3. Manoa community on edge after Meth-Addled neighbor fires dozens of gunshots into walls of home
  4. August on Oahu: 1000+ robberies, burglaries, theft reports
  5. Soft on Crime: Child Kidnapper Does it Again
  6. COVID Economy Continues: SNAP benefit payouts increase 79% on Kaua‘i
  7. Without Bribes, DPP Slows Down Building Permits -- Tupola Demands Investigation
  8. Prosecutors say the evidence supports keeping this Miske co-defendant behind bars until trial
  9. B.J. Penn is officially contesting the Hawaii Governor Primary election results, citing voter suppression
  10. How Often Will Hawaii Windfarms Catch on Fire?
  11. Biden ‘IRA’ Porks up Solar Subsidies
  12. 3 Years Later--Honolulu Prosecutor Will Not Charge Officers Who Killed Criminal At Kapolei Gas Station
  13. New body-cam video shows events that led to HPD chase ahead of serious crash
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Monday, August 29, 2022
August 29, 2022 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 10:01 AM :: 629 Views
  1. Mental Health Workers Strike Kaiser Beginning Monday
  2. Better Budgeting for a Better Economy
  3. Hawaii Gun Sales Per Capita Least in USA
  4. Overall college enrollment in the state shrank 20% over the last decade as Males Vanish
  5. Mobile Homes Could Be New Face Of Affordable Housing
  6. Council considering increasing shoreline setbacks
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Sunday, August 28, 2022
August 28, 2022 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:20 PM :: 1856 Views
  1. Paramilitary Group Takes over anti-Telescope Protest Site
  2. Dept. of Education Welcomes Two New $190K Hires
  3. Getting Away With Attempted Murder: Shysters’ Latest Trick in Maui Hate Crime Case
  4. National Democrats Use Hawaii Primary Result to Claim Vote by Mail Boosts Turnout, LOL!
  5. Lackluster candidates, absent voters dim primary election
  6. Pandemic’s impact has stunted development for many young keiki
  7. Honolulu Liquor Commission May Be Headed For An Overhaul
  8. An Epic Fail:’ Hawaii Inmate Medical Records System Hasn’t Worked Right For Months
  9. Kaua‘i Island Utility Cooperative to increase base rates
  10. State cesspool master plans in the works
  11. Homeless Policy Moves Chronics Around--Housing Only for  ‘Motivated’ Bums
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Sunday, August 28, 2022
Letters to the Editor, August, 2022
By Letters to the Editor @ 3:30 AM :: 3280 Views
  • Paramilitary Group Takes over anti-Telescope Protest Site
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Saturday, August 27, 2022
August 27, 2022 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:03 PM :: 1300 Views
  1. Bill: Outlaw Nepotism in Legislature After Cullen Crime Family Scores Primary Win
  2. Hawaii has issued 1 gun carry permit since high court ruling
  3. Residents of Hawaii Army base face weekend power outage, with more to follow
  4. Hospitals working on overdrive forcing officials to search for solutions
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Friday, August 26, 2022
August 26, 2022 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:23 PM :: 1627 Views
  1. Hawaii Ranks #1 for Student Loan Deadbeats
  2. Aiona, McDermott urge water treatment system for Red Hill
  3. Liliʻuokalani Trust Selling Off Legacy Lands
  4. Hospitalized And Gravely Ill, Abigail Kawanakoa’s Stuff is Being Auctioned Off
  5. Another Miske co-defendant decides to plead guilty
  6. Damning Report Unlikely To Affect Honolulu Ethics Director’s Job
  7. Hawaii, Maui counties revise permit process for license to carry firearms
  8. Teacher Housing to Cost Over $1M Per Unit--And State Already Owns Land
  9. DPP Delays Snag Affordable Housing Project
  10. In Hawaii’s SPED classrooms, teachers and students alike are still playing catch-up
  11. Star-Adv Front Page News: Eric Ryan Attacks Republicans
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Thursday, August 25, 2022
August 25, 2022 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:10 PM :: 1120 Views
  1. Antivaxxer Election Suit Paves Way for Elimination of Republicans from General Election Ballot
  2. Signature issues on Hawaii primary ballots left thousands of votes uncounted
  3. Aloha to the coal plant, but are we ready for the transition?
  4. Katherine Kealoha Accuses Feds Of Ruining Her Three-Way ‘Marriage’ With Cocaine Photo Allegation       
  5. Blueprint For Hawaii Housing? UH Project For Students And Faculty Is Going Up At Relatively Little Cost
  6. Setbacks in the plan to monitor wastewater for Covid-19 show that it's still business as usual at the DOH.
  7. The New 988 Mental Health Hotline Is Off To A Busy Start In Hawaii
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Wednesday, August 24, 2022
August 24, 2022 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:58 PM :: 3888 Views
  1. Delusional Kai Kahele Thought Andy Winer Would Make Him Governor
  2. How Insiders Got Rid of the Last Auditor
  3. Historic?  Honolulu Council Finds New Way to Make Housing More Expensive
  4. Stadium officials dither, so UH acts
  5. After end of Roe v. Wade, broad coalition seeks to expand abortion access in Hawaii
  6. Honolulu City Council authorizes lawsuit against owner of 'FCKBLM' license plates
  7. Documentary features Caldwell Cronies’ Hawaii airport COVID-19 testing site
  8. Oahu Tax Advisory Commission Recommends Massive Property Tax Increase on Historic Properties
  9. City considering increasing Oahu parking costs
  10. Coco Palms Plans Explode In Bizarre, Emotional Hearing
  11. State pension fund overcomes hurdles to secure fiscal-year gain
  12. Hawaii Antivaxxer Sues to Overturn Primary Election Results
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Tuesday, August 23, 2022
August 23, 2022 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:20 PM :: 1252 Views
  1. Wastewater Company At Center Of Bribery Scandal Won Big Maui Contracts
  2. Hawaii's last outdated mainframe computer system shut down
  3. Kauai 8th graders confront Vice President Kamala Harris over Red Hill 
  4. Keeping the Lights On? Hawaii is about to get rid of coal power for good
  5. Defeated Branco Seeks Gig in Green Administration
  6. Amid severe shortage, Hilo hospital to hire nurse aides with no experience and train them
  7. Kaiser’s mental health shortage puts patient safety at risk, national agency finds
  8. Several West Maui routes canceled due to school bus driver shortage
  9. Distributor sues HPD over damage to dozens of sweepstakes machines
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Monday, August 22, 2022
August 22, 2022 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:45 PM :: 1312 Views
  1. Tax Evasion News: Hunt sells Palamanui property to Nan at Deep Discount Price
  2. $15 million approved for teacher-focused affordable housing on Maui
  3. The No. 1 Reason Maui Residents Call 211? They Need Help Buying Food
  4. Unvaccinated Pilots & Flight Attendants Hope for Return to Work
  5. Supreme Court Ruling Gets Firearms charges dismissed against Paia man
  6. False claims about royal land patents still have followers
  7. Deep-Sea Mining Is Close to Reality Despite Environmental Concerns
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Sunday, August 21, 2022
August 21, 2022 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:24 PM :: 2448 Views
  1. Carpenters Game Plan: Green Will Sign Bill Extending GE Tax for Rail, Luke Won’t be in Legislature to Stop it
  2. Nonprofit’s non-bid COVID contract was a lucrative ‘sweetheart deal’ for Caldwell Cronies--and Milton Choy
  3. “It is a known fact that MPD was and is full of corruption” -- SHOPO, ‘Corrupt’ Cops Work to Fire Maui’s ‘Outsider’ Chief
  4. Affordable housing fraud: Finance Committee approves downsized audit request
  5. Mauna Kea: If Protesters aren’t Bought off by 2027, All Telescopes will be Removed
  6. Your Tax Money at Work: Schatz climate activism produces $370B Money Shower
  7. Put further sunscreen bans on pause
  8. Kauai finds new way to Make Houses Even More Expensive -- Putting Them On Stilts
  9. Vice President Kamala Harris arrives on Kauai for vacation, greeted by Red Hill protestors
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Saturday, August 20, 2022
August 20, 2022 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 9:52 AM :: 2324 Views
  1. HART to give Nan another $500M for work on Dillingham 
  2. Patients Line up Overnight for Dialysis while ‘CON’ Red Tape Blocks New Clinics 
  3. 2 deputy superintendents added to Hawaii Department of Education amid concerns about bureaucracy
  4. CNHA in Insurance Business Thanks to Biden
  5. EPA Investigation Finds Flaws In Pearl Harbor Water Systems
  6. Honolulu police chief’s son arrested after failing to appear in court   
  7. US retracts statement that alleged Russian spies in Hawaii used additional aliases
  8. Complaints pour in about Honolulu Liquor Commission as critics call for overhaul
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Friday, August 19, 2022
August 19, 2022 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:43 PM :: 1107 Views
  1. Hawaii Statehood: Tiny 1959 opposition was anti-Japanese, not anti-American
  2. Polls Showed Solid Support in Run-up to Hawaii Statehood
  3. Kaiser mental health worker strike expands to Hawaii
  4. Hawaii Unemployment Rate 4.1% for July, 2022
  5. Chinese Navy intel ship spied on RIMPAC
  6. Coal Plant Saved Oahu Consumers $2 Billion Dollars --It will be replaced by Rolling Blackouts
  7. Hawaii Condo Fees Are Among Nation’s Highest. And They’re Squeezing The Middle Class
  8. Costs, Prices, Customers: Everything’s Up at Hawai‘i’s Restaurants
  9. Hawaii County: A little tax relief for kupuna
  10. Kauai Council Sets Stage for More Property Tax Hikes
  11. State water commission considers ability to act during emergency situations
  12. Usual Suspects Whine About Geothermal Plant
  13. Waikiki Crime: Lets do everything except enforce the law
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Thursday, August 18, 2022
August 18, 2022 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 11:18 AM :: 1044 Views
  1. Out-of-state buyers don't drive Hawaii home prices, report shows
  2. DoH Survey: Just as Many Concerned about COVID as in 2020 
  3. Hawaii Guns: Concealed Carry OK, Open Carry Banned?
  4. The Public May Never Know Who Did The Bribing In The Honolulu Permitting Scandal
  5. Airport theft probe exposes possible wider public corruption scheme
  6. Miske co-defendants who flip are not getting off scot-free
  7. Ige: COVID Policy Designed to Acquire Federal Funding
  8. Hawaii reports 13 COVID deaths, nearly 2,700 cases in past week
  9. Expert: Worrisome rates of drug abuse among Hawaii’s youth could fuel surge in crime
  10. Sen. Fevella calls for emergency declaration over rising electricity costs in Hawaii
  11. DoE Red Tape slows teacher hiring
  12. Visitor paid parking program to start in 2023
  13. City (again) preparing design documents to renovate storied Waikiki Natatorium
  14. Oahu churches have become targets for crime
  15. Soft on Crime Activists fight over Which Rapist to Free
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Wednesday, August 17, 2022
August 17, 2022 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:01 PM :: 1974 Views
  1. 5 arrests tied to theft, fraud probe at Honolulu airport--State AG Keeps Feds out of So-Called Investigation
  2. Rail: Ige Outraged by Carpenter’s Election Takeover
  3. Differences emerge between Aiona and new running mate
  4. Committee postpones emergency management bill: Questions surround media suspension and civil disturbances
  5. Ex-councilman sues county to recoup legal fees
  6. Sandwich Isles Communications Goes On War Path Against PUC and Consumer Advocate
  7. Honolulu Police Department reviewing results of personnel survey
  8. Officers suspected in brutality case retain attorneys ahead of anticipated federal charges
  9. Dialysis clinics unable to keep up with demand as kidney disease grows in Hawaii
  10. Latest Attack on Fishing Fleet Fails
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Tuesday, August 16, 2022
August 16, 2022 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:42 PM :: 1158 Views
  1. Another state worker arrested, probe into theft at Honolulu airport’s baseyard broadens
  2. Miske Investigated for 24 Years
  3. Mauna authority faces rough road
  4. Slim margins trigger primary election recounts in 6 races
  5. Counties taking steps to cure ballots and finalize voting count
  6. Procedures at Maui’s only voter service center cause headaches for last-minute voters
  7. Hawaii is seeing a steady growth in the cost of running for office
  8. In reversal, state says military training at Big Island range not compatible with conservation land
  9. Cost of Government Commission finding departmental feedback a challenge
  10. 7 child sex trafficking victims located in Hawaii, FBI says
  11. Spy or Not? Attorneys seek lift of no-bail order in theft case
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Monday, August 15, 2022
August 15, 2022 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:28 PM :: 1839 Views
  1. Caldwell Bribery:  $10K in Contributions ‘Captures’ $19.5M COVID test Contract?
  2. Housing study cites government barriers
  3. Hawaii has 850,000 registered voters. Barely 40% voted in the primary
  4. Kahele, Cayetano Skip Democrats’ ‘Unity Breakfast’
  5. Big Island Prosecutor’s Alleged Harassment Dates Back Years
  6. Judge releases redacted document from Ireland case
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Sunday, August 14, 2022
August 14, 2022 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:47 PM :: 2350 Views
  1. Hawaii Primary Election Results 2022
  2. Plague, Frogs, Fire and Cracks: Eleven Years of HART Excuses
  3. Honolulu announces free week of fares for TheBus
  4. A GE Tax Exemption for Food
  5. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted August 13, 2022
  6. Carpenters Own Josh Green -- but Smear Job Against Luke Fails
  7. Voting is easier than ever, yet democracy fights to live on
  8. Another Miske co-defendant wants out of detention
  9. Federal law could lead to more Solar Subsidies on Kaua‘i
  10. Oahu farmland protection ruling heads to state court
  11. City proposes more than $11.67 million in upgrades to Waikiki Shell
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Saturday, August 13, 2022
August 13, 2022 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:34 PM :: 2469 Views
  1. It was 124 years ago today: Hawaii Becomes US Territory
  2. How to increase Hawaii’s healthcare capacity
  3. Hawaii Cockfighters Continue Shipping Fighting Birds to Guam, Enabled by Territorial Department of Agriculture
  4. Honolulu: Highest Tourist Taxes on Earth
  5. Court Martial Coming After Tulsi Gabbard fills in on Tucker Carlson Tonight?
  6. Rolling Blackouts Coming: Realities sink in as Hawaii ditches coal  
  7. Aloha Petroleum Sues AIG Insurance Company re Honolulu & Maui Climate Suits
  8. Firefighters union: Prescribed burn could have contributed to huge Big Island wildfire
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Friday, August 12, 2022
August 12, 2022 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:31 PM :: 1248 Views
  1. Green Targeted by Anti-Semitic Anti-Vaxxers
  2. Phoney Baloney: Branco waits until two days before primary to call on Super PAC to take down ‘sensational’ ads against opponent
  3. 234,000 Ballots Cast So Far
  4. COVID: No More Quarantine, No More 6 Feet
  5. West Oahu Charter School Finances Expansion Through Municipal Bonds
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Thursday, August 11, 2022
August 11, 2022 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:10 PM :: 1558 Views
  1. BJ Penn for Dictator: ‘I will End TMT’
  2. Campaign Spending Commission investigates ‘ghost PAC’ supporting Cayetano
  3. Outside Spending Reaches Historic Levels In Race For Hawaii’s 2nd Congressional District
  4. Maui Measure to cap hotel units spurs debate
  5. Hawaii Department of Health reports 3,189 new infections, 14 coronavirus-related deaths
  6. Hawaii hospitals still at full capacity despite declining COVID-19 case counts
  7. The long-awaited opening of Kīhei High School is planned for January, but will it happen?
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Wednesday, August 10, 2022
August 10, 2022 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:05 PM :: 877 Views
  1. Emergency Management Bill raises eyebrows over power to suspend media coverage
  2. 4 Days Before The Primary, More Than 186,000 Hawaii Voters Have Already Turned In Their Ballots
  3. Redacted Navy Red Hill log shows ‘critical’ system warnings began hours before May 6, 2021 fuel spill
  4. Keith Kaneshiro trial is pushed back to March
  5. Rising concrete prices to impact Hawaii construction and development
  6. The Most Expensive Gas in the US Is in Hawaii, Not California
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Tuesday, August 9, 2022
August 9, 2022 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:59 PM :: 2095 Views
  1. Campaign Spending Commission investigates COVID testing company that got big city contract
  2. District Two Campaign Money Flows to Crime Families
  3. Armed Robber Running for State House 14 - Lahaina
  4. Bribery: 31 Hawaii lawmakers return $142,000 from besieged executive
  5. Political attack ads draw the attention of the state Campaign Spending Commission
  6. Total Fail: After Giving Millions to HSTA, Teacher shortage in Hawaii could reach up to a thousand vacancies
  7. Rolling Blackouts: Wakai says, ‘I told you so’
  8. Honolulu businesses wait eight months or more for building permits
  9. Why can’t EUTF process my enrollment?
  10. Fueled by doubts, hundreds of Hawaii Republicans sign up as election observers
  11. Deadline to mail election ballots
  12. RIMPAC: Tankers central as military looks beyond Red Hill
  13. Skin Cancer News: Hawaii County joins Maui with passage of law banning nonmineral sunscreens
  14. Sources: Gun scare in Waikiki may have stemmed from drug deal
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