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Saturday, January 31, 2009
January 31, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 10:25 PM :: 5274 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, World News
Iraq PM hails vote as 'victory' Up to 15 million Iraqis are eligible to cast votes.  The elections are being held in 14 of the country's 18 pro...
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Friday, January 30, 2009
January 30, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 10:37 PM :: 4335 Views :: Maui County News, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
"D" for DoE (again) The nonpartisan National Council on Teacher Quality is giving Hawaii a letter grade of D in its State Teacher Policy Ye...
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Thursday, January 29, 2009
January 29, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 10:33 PM :: 4220 Views :: Honolulu County News, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
Visitor arrivals Drop 16.5 percent The state projects another double-digit decline in January tourism and a 1.9 percent drop in arrivals to 6.7 milli...
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Wednesday, January 28, 2009
January 28, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 10:42 PM :: 5900 Views :: Maui County News, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development
Bill for condemnation of Molokai Ranch Representative Mele Carroll introduced House Bill 1295 on Jan 26.  The bill authorizing condemnation of ...
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Tuesday, January 27, 2009
January 27, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 10:56 PM :: 5787 Views :: Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, World News
Stryker brigade is returning from Iraq In a satellite news conference yesterday, brigade leader Col. Todd McCaffrey told Pentagon reporters, "O...
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Monday, January 26, 2009
January 26, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 11:27 PM :: 6173 Views :: Kauai County News, Honolulu County News, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, Development
Plan would buy airfare to send Hawaii homeless to Mainland State Rep. Rida Cabanilla, chairwoman of the Housing Committee, said she plans to ask for ...
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Sunday, January 25, 2009
January 25, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 11:11 PM :: 5934 Views :: Hawaii County News, Kauai County News, Maui County News, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
Felon found guilty in gun-and-drugs case WAILUKU - A felon with 18 prior convictions has been found guilty of gun and drug charges stemming from his ...
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Saturday, January 24, 2009
January 24, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 11:07 PM :: 5196 Views :: Kauai County News, Honolulu County News, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
32 of 51 House members back gay civil unions Same-sex couples who obtain a license could have their civil union performed by a judge, retired judge o...
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Friday, January 23, 2009
January 23, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 11:06 PM :: 6105 Views :: Hawaii County News, Honolulu County News, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, World News
  Lingle may sign 'ceded lands' moratorium These vast areas of ceded lands span the Hawaiian Islands, and they include airport, resort, conserv...
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Thursday, January 22, 2009
January 22, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 11:36 PM :: 6578 Views :: Kauai County News, Maui County News, Honolulu County News, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News
SB: No whale strike occurred, Superferry says (Don't worry, this won't keep anti-Superferry activists from lying about it) Kaua`i Garden Isle covera...
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Wednesday, January 21, 2009
January 21, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 8:01 PM :: 7150 Views :: Kauai County News, Maui County News, Honolulu County News, Republican Party, National News, Development
5-yr old ingested methadone Police are investigating the death of a 5-year-old Waianae girl who ingested methadone - a drug commonly used for heroin ...
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Tuesday, January 20, 2009
January 20, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 8:07 PM :: 5596 Views :: Kauai County News, DHHL, National News, Development
PolitiFact.com Obameter--Tracking campaign promises "I want you to hold our government accountable.  I want you to hold me accountable.&quo...
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Monday, January 19, 2009
January 19, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 8:12 PM :: 6974 Views :: Kauai County News, Maui County News, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News
Poll Finds Most Blacks Say Martin Luther King's Vision Fulfilled The poll found 69 percent of blacks said King's vision has been fulfilled in the mor...
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Sunday, January 18, 2009
January 18, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 8:17 PM :: 5077 Views :: Hawaii County News, Kauai County News, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
Akaka Tribe mobilizes 5,000 to oppress Hawaiians Earlier this week, Lingle said her administration will not drop the U.S. Supreme Court appeal. "...
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Saturday, January 17, 2009
January 17, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 8:28 PM :: 3973 Views :: Agriculture, Hawaii State Government
PBN: Hawaii jobless surge may end payroll tax break The state expects it will use up half of the money in the unemployment insurance fund this year, ...
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Friday, January 16, 2009
January 16, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 8:24 PM :: 5242 Views :: Hawaii County News, Honolulu County News, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
OHA demands $200M from State--but settles no future claims The Office of Hawaiian Affairs will try to push through the Legislature a bill to resolve ...
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Thursday, January 15, 2009
January 15, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 8:32 PM :: 7150 Views :: Kauai County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News
OHA portfolio's value down 24% At its peak last year, the fund was worth $444 million. A total of $22 million was withdrawn for OHA operations, and t...
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Wednesday, January 14, 2009
January 14, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 8:37 PM :: 5811 Views :: Honolulu County News, Hawaii State Government, National News, World News
D.C., New York, Chicago, Cleveland, Anaheim, Houston:  Pro-Hamas Hate Rallies Fistfights and chants calling for the murder of Jews and invoking...
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Tuesday, January 13, 2009
January 13, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 8:44 PM :: 5018 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
Plan B: OHA to seek legislative moratorium ending 161-year-old policy of selling and transferring government (aka ceded) lands RELATED: OHA statement...
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Monday, January 12, 2009
January 12, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 8:48 PM :: 5008 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development
Akaka Bill?  Lawmakers focus on other pork first Advertiser: As the new Congress gets under way, Hawai'i lawmakers are focusing on an economic s...
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Sunday, January 11, 2009
January 11, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 8:56 PM :: 7335 Views :: Honolulu County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, World News
Chinese Communists and their Hawaii comrades hail defeat of Tibet uprising (Check out the language in this AP article running in the Advertiser....)...
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Saturday, January 10, 2009
January 10, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 9:03 PM :: 11007 Views :: Hawaii County News, Maui County News, Honolulu County News, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News
OHA thugs pressure State to abandon appeal--Waihe'e weasel words on ceded lands--Hee “We should be prepared for a loss at the Supreme Court.R...
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Friday, January 9, 2009
January 9, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 9:12 PM :: 6761 Views :: Kauai County News, Congressional Delegation, Honolulu County News, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News
Advertiser: Hula Bowl vanishes What had been Hawai'i's longest-running major sporting event is the apparent victim of a lack of interest after 62 yea...
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Thursday, January 8, 2009
January 8, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 9:20 PM :: 8107 Views :: Agriculture, Maui County News, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News, Development
Akaka Bill pricetag: $689.7 million annually Passage of the Akaka Bill could cost the state of Hawaii as much as $689.7 million annually in lost rev...
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Wednesday, January 7, 2009
January 7, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 9:26 PM :: 8686 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, Kauai County News, Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News
Florida Muslim Protester: Jews to 'Go Back to the Oven' VIDEO: Muslims swarm Ft Lauderdale RELATED: UK Telegraph "Attacks on Jews across Europe...
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Tuesday, January 6, 2009
January 6, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 9:31 PM :: 6240 Views :: Kauai County News, Honolulu County News, Hawaii State Government, National News, Development
SB: Isle church honored by Obama's visit From the Star Bulletin-- Young said he was not overly surprised or nervous, "just excited," when h...
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Monday, January 5, 2009
January 5, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 9:34 PM :: 5442 Views :: Hawaii County News, Kauai County News, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
9,000 acres to protect fly species Pig eradication to come?  "In some areas, invasive feral pigs dig up soil and eat the native plants the ...
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Sunday, January 4, 2009
January 4, 2008
By Andrew Walden @ 9:39 PM :: 7175 Views :: Agriculture, Kauai County News, Honolulu County News, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, National News
Rich claim 95% of tax credits for investing in Hawaii tech industry (Closer, but still no names of the politicians and their donors who benefit from ...
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Saturday, January 3, 2009
January 3, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 9:43 PM :: 6752 Views :: Hawaii County News, Kauai County News, Maui County News, Honolulu County News, Democratic Party
Hokulia Bypass: A week late and Star-Bulletin STILL gets it wrong SB:  Suit to block Hwy dismissed www.InverseCondemnation.com  ...after r...
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Friday, January 2, 2009
January 2, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 9:46 PM :: 3916 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
Hawaii judges insist on 10% raise, reject call for salary freeze The state Judiciary will not support Gov. Linda Lingle's proposed pay freeze for jud...
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Thursday, January 1, 2009
January 1, 2009
By Andrew Walden @ 9:48 PM :: 6972 Views :: Hawaii County News, Agriculture, DHHL, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, Development
Hawaii County: Government by retaliation--Procurement issue appears headed to court According to a contract between the county and HMP, the county is...
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