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Friday, May 31, 2019
May 31, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:54 PM :: 1862 Views
  1. Neighborhood Board Election Results Released after Inquiry from Hawai’i Free Press
  2. HTA: Tourist Arrivals Up, Spending Down
  3. Caldwell: Raise Taxes and Make Housing More Expensive to Build—Sea Level Rise is the Excuse
  4. Caldwell’s speech gets mixed reaction
  5. Can Hawaii Become Carbon Neutral?
  6. Hawaii’s per pupil spending ranks 15th highest in the nation
  7. State launches misconduct investigation after deputy sheriff’s testimony in Kealoha trial
  8. Council Resolution Targets Decision To Pay For Louis Kealoha’s Legal Defense
  9. DoH Inspects Dairy to Make Sure no Milk is Produced
  10. New proposals aim to add affordable housing by creating incentives for developers
  11. Caldwell, Homeless Team up to Attack Sharee Bikes
  12. Homeless: “If I want to be able to stay in this f—— park, I should be able to”
  13. Across Hawaii Island, HNN found homeless people who had just stepped off an airplane.
  14. Defense: ‘Excited Delirium,’ Not Excessive Force, Killed Sheldon Haleck
  15. OJ Simpson Innocence Project Helps Convicted Bank Robber After Escape
  16. State Health Department team evaluating safety concerns surrounding use of full-face snorkel masks
  17. ‘Death Doula’ Demands to be Hired by Hospital
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Thursday, May 30, 2019
May 30, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:27 PM :: 2717 Views
  1. Did OHA really ‘Slash’ Trustee allowances?
  2. Akina: Hope that Hawaii can change
  3. Hawaii 3rd-lowest Employment Growth as Many Jobs go Begging
  4. Mail voting and corruption
  5. ​Lawsuit Launched to Protect Hawaii’s Cauliflower Coral
  6. To What Extent Does Your State Rely on Individual Income Taxes?
  7. OHA approves $100,000 in event grants
  8. OHA seeks community input on its upcoming biennium budget
  9. Ethics: City Employee ‘Likes’ Tommy Waters on City Time
  10. Ethics: Caldwell Admin Asked Neighborhood Boards to Campaign Against HSTA Property Tax
  11. VA Pacific Islands launching new community care options
  12. Bipartisan Effort Urging DHS Action on REAL ID for COFA Migrants
  13. First Dialysis Center Coming to Micronesia?
  14. Witnesses: Kealohas Targeted Uncle Years Before Mailbox Theft
  15. Trial set in missing police evidence case
  16. Why Is Every Legislative Session Shrouded In Political Mystery?
  17. After Lying About it, Anti-GMO Kauai Councilmember Cowden Accepts Russia Junket from Putin
  18. Unable to Control Union Negotiations, Kauai Council Rubber-Stamps Bloated Budget
  19. Kauai scrambles for solutions after number of unsheltered homeless doubles
  20. Hawaii County to Post Security Guard at park to Keep out Homeless Drug Addicts
  21. Michael Formby to lead Pacific Resource Partnership
  22. LOL: Soft on Crime Policies Put Drive-by Shooter Back in Prison
  23. Self-Driving Cars Another Nail In Rail’s Coffin
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Thursday, May 30, 2019
Letters to the Editor May, 2019
By Letters to the Editor @ 4:37 PM :: 1464 Views
  • Concerns About Vote-by-Mail
  • Mail voting and corruption
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Wednesday, May 29, 2019
May 29, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:20 PM :: 2545 Views
  1. No Ethics Conclusion: OK to Solicit State Employees to Support Espinda?
  2. ‘I Perpetuated a Lie’: Former Officer Details His Role In Mailbox Conspiracy
  3. HPD Pedophile ex-Cop Gets Probation
  4. Retired HPD officer who pleaded guilty to tax evasion will not go to jail
  5. Soft on Crime: Suspect Arrested for Kaneohe Murder Tried it Before
  6. First Hawaiian Bank agrees to take control of Kawananakoa trust
  7. Alexander & Baldwin Had A Tough Legislative Session Despite Its Lobbying
  8. Hawaii County prepares for 2020 mail-in election
  9. Competitors Get DLNR to Act Against Kama‘aina Kids’ commercial use of Kaneohe Bay
  10. CBD Users Tell the Same Stories as Potheads
  11. New arrivals who end up homeless test aloha, resources on Friendly Isle
  12. Djou: An Open Letter To Democrats About Trump
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Tuesday, May 28, 2019
May 28, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:53 PM :: 1646 Views
  1. Lyon Bribery: A Sewer Project on Chuuk
  2. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted May 26, 2019
  3. How spending hike rammed thru Council
  4. HSTA Members Discriminate Against Low Income Areas
  5. Critical testimony still to come in Kealoha trial
  6. Kauai mayor wants island to be test site for controversial mental health plan
  7. Homeless Tweeker Avoids Culpability Thanks to Supreme Court
  8. Former BWS employee says automated meter reading system is bogus
  9. Hawai`i Public Utilities Commission Proceeding Stalled for 3,000+ Days
  10. Local Government Can Stop Crashing And Burning
  11. Pohakuloa vital site for training our military
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Monday, May 27, 2019
May 27, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:39 PM :: 2148 Views
  1. Patient Dumping Alleged at Adult Care Home
  2. How Congress and Unions Stopped Hawaii’s Minimum Wage Hike
  3. Kalaeloa: HCDA Launders Illegal Dirt
  4. Economist: Overtourism And Crowding Is A Pricing Problem
  5. Additional lawsuits filed against Lloyd’s of London
  6. 500 Kamehameha parcels to be checked for cesspools
  7. Fewer homeless vets on the street
  8. Memorial Day
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Sunday, May 26, 2019
May 26, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:31 PM :: 2472 Views
  1. The “Rail Skim” Suit: We Lost the Battle, Taxpayers Won the War
  2. Judicial Vacancy 3rd Circuit
  3. NPS: Eruption Cut Volcanoes National Park Traffic 45%
  4. SHOPO: Homeless Must be Saved from Obstructionist ACLU
  5. Data shows that housing is available for Maui’s unsheltered 
  6. ‘Death doula’ accused of taking assets of woman suffering from foot pain before death
  7. So Far 6 Assisted Suicide Prescriptions – And 100 Death Doulas
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Saturday, May 25, 2019
May 25, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:53 PM :: 2175 Views
  1. Senate Confirms Ninth Circuit Judge for Second Time in a Week
  2. Report: Hawaii Gives the Most 'Green' to Elon Musk and Al Gore
  3. When Revival Swept Hawaii
  4. Deputy Chief McCarthy: After Mailbox Theft Kealoha Planned 2nd Frame-up
  5. Fake ‘Evaluation’ for DoE Sup’t
  6. Hawaii's Lack of Protection for Journalists Poses Challenges to Covering Wrongdoing  
  7. Council of Revenues predicts increased growth rate in general fund tax revenues
  8. Tax, Fee Waivers Make Housing Affordable?
  9. Tentative deal reached in Maui’s OTHER injection well suit
  10. All eyes on Pohakuloa Training Area
  11. Ferdinand Marcos Security Detail Provided by Larry Mehau
  12. ‘Drug House’ Residents Hire Michael Green to Fight Eviction
  13. Foster families needed across Hawaii
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Friday, May 24, 2019
May 24, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:55 PM :: 2345 Views
  1. 'Wildly irresponsible betrayal' Kishimoto Freaks Out Over UIPA Request
  2. Let’s get smart about government spending
  3. Judiciary Seeks Applicants to Discipline Wayward Lawyers
  4. How the Jones Act has cost Puerto Rico dearly, and Hawaii, too
  5. Census: Oahu Population Declines Again
  6. Homicide detective who helped investigate Kealoha mailbox theft asked ‘Why us?’
  7. Someone earning $67,500 a year on Oahu is now considered ‘low-income’
  8. 88,000 Cesspool Lawsuits: Injection well case settlement deferred after council panel deadlocks on vote
  9. Despite shortage of beds for Big Island’s homeless men, shelter’s expansion hits red tape
  10. Big Island Residents Express Concerns Over Road Usage Charge
  11. Cost Concerns Raised Regarding Proposed Palehua Wind Farm
  12. Arson Suspected As Bulldozer, Excavator Burn At Sherwood Forest
  13. Jails to Expand on Big Island, Maui, Kauai
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Thursday, May 23, 2019
May 23, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:38 PM :: 2223 Views
  1. Debunk: Sierra Club Fluff Piece on Hawaii Carbon Credit Scheme
  2. To What Extent Does Your State Rely on Sales Taxes?
  3. Does Legalizing Uber and Lyft 'Take' The Property Of Taxi Companies?
  4. Ige Administration Announces Job Openings
  5. ‘You are going to have to decide’: Prosecutors, defense make opening statements in Kealoha trial
  6. Police sergeant pleads not guilty, requests jury trial
  7. Honolulu Climate Change Commission to Hear Carbon Tax Presentation
  8. TVR Taxes Boost Kauai Budget $33.8M
  9. “Our system almost encourages spending at the back end”
  10. Hanalei Bay Filth: DoH Contradicts Surfrider
  11. Rep Ward: Shortfalls Of The 2019 Legislative Session
  12. US sees biggest slump in tourism for four years
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Wednesday, May 22, 2019
May 22, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:38 PM :: 2407 Views
  1. DBEDT Predicts Anemic Economy for Years to Come
  2. Joint Statement from the President of the United States and the Presidents of the Freely Associated States
  3. Mandatory Abortion and Sex Change: Hawaii AG Sues Trump
  4. VIDEO: Hirono, Megaphone, Abortion, 8th Graders
  5. Council might take Police Commission to court over Louis Kealoha’s legal fees
  6. Kealoha Trial Begins Today
  7. Ewa Villages Crook Gets State Pension—Owes $1M Fines
  8. There’s Still No Word On How Much Honolulu Rail Will Cost —To Ride
  9. New Affordable Housing law incentivizes building walk-up apartments
  10. Maui: Affordable Units Sit Empty for Decade Because They Are State-Owned
  11. New proposal would allow reserved street parking for car sharing companies
  12. Hawaii has seen a 50% jump in tourists since 1989, but spending has remained flat
  13. Ige Walked Away from Plan for Puunene Jail
  14. Mahi Pono GM Larry Nixon resigns
  15. Lawyer Upset Because Not Offered Settlement in Dead Tweeker Case
  16. Hawaii Child Molester Stupidly Leaves State—Gets Jailed
  17. Indecisive Crackpots Now Say Global Warming will Add 6 Feet to Sea Level in Next 80 Years
  18. Hawaii GOP looking ahead to ‘a new day’
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Tuesday, May 21, 2019
May 21, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:13 PM :: 2225 Views
  1. Lyon Corruption: Will Peter Christian Run or Turn Himself In? 
  2. Maui Injection Wells Settlement Could Lead to 1000s of Lawsuits
  3. Privacy vs Big Tech: Will Hawaii HB702 Spur US Congress to Act?
  4. Jury pool for the Kealoha trial narrowed down to less than 50 people
  5. Bills On Ige’s Desk Could Let Lots and Lots of Criminals Out
  6. Unions, Hotels Pressures Ige To Veto Pro-Airbnb Bill
  7. Jones Act expensive
  8. Subminimum Wages for Disabled: Will US Congress Act where Hawaii Legislature Did Not?
  9. Hawaii ranked 8th highest state for number of missing persons per capita
  10. Sen. Mazie Hirono Says She Told 8th Graders Their Abortion Rights are Under Attack
  11. 100 Quacks Looking for Victims: End-of-life doula training took place here recently
  12. Defending Convicted Child Molester, Michael Green Slimes Victim
  13. Soft on Crime: Tweeker, Arsonist, Thief avoids jail time for stealing vehicles while on probation
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Monday, May 20, 2019
May 20, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:39 PM :: 2114 Views
  1. Best States for Military Retirees? Hawaii 41st
  2. Video: Inside NSA Hawaii, the "front lines" of intelligence gathering
  3. Permitting reform update
  4. Hawaiʻi Jail Operating With Less Than Half The Normal Staff
  5. Hospitals move services to outpatient facilities
  6. HTDC Builds Big Empty Building at Kakaako Makai
  7. Caldwell likely to sign Affordable Rentals Bill
  8. UH Manoa Students Among Most Unhappy
  9. Solution to Homeless Criminals and Drug Addicts in Chinatown—More Police
  10. Ewa Shooting Case Dismissed After Prosecutors Miss Deadline
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Sunday, May 19, 2019
May 19, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:27 PM :: 2353 Views
  1. Gut-n-Replace 2019
  2. Tulsi Gabbard Campaign Funded by Putin Apologists
  3. Bill to cut pensions for convicted government employees stalled for years
  4. Competitor Exploits ‘Public Trust Doctrine’ to Destroy Kauai Small Business
  5. Puana Says she wants to Testify 
  6. Ala Moana Home Invasion Suspect Once Scored $462K State Settlement
  7. Hundreds of Mentally Ill Homeless may be forced into treatment
  8. Latest Excuse: Tent City Problems Caused by Release of Criminals
  9. Hawaii Jails Rough on Transsexual Criminals
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Saturday, May 18, 2019
May 18, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:34 PM :: 2250 Views
  1. Putting a spike into pension spiking
  2. Hawaii: How Safe is Your Hospital?
  3. HGEA: Contract Negotiations go to Arbitration
  4. HGEA / UPW / HSTA: Opt Out Today
  5. How a Robbery suspect was released from custody days before brazen attack 
  6. Ala Moana Home Invasion Suspect Once Scored $462K State Settlement
  7. What Does it Take to get ONE Homeless Shelter-Refuser to Accept a ‘Free’ Apartment in Kakaako?
  8. Kealoha Grandmother won’t be able to testify in person at Kealoha trial
  9. Maui Council Gives Big Wet Kiss to King Biofuel Biz
  10. PUC Approval Being Used to Leverage Lower Geothermal Costs?
  11. Lalamilo Windfarm Sues—Demands Water Rate Payers buy Useless Electricity
  12. Energy efficiency bill awaits Gov. David Ige’s signature
  13. Maui: Pay raises for council, mayor are put on hold
  14. Recycling Public Officials
  15. 30 years ago, Maui development set the course for modern protections of iwi kupuna
  16. Boats Sinking All Over Ala Wai
  17. Anti-Military Activists’ Trick to Make Military Look Secretive
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Friday, May 17, 2019
May 17, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:32 PM :: 2305 Views
  1. HAWSCT: PUC Must Consider Whether Renewable Biofuel Energy Plant Might Impact Property Right To Clean And Healthful Environment
  2. Micronesian Presidents to meet Trump at White House
  3. Ige Appoints Aila DHHL Director
  4. UH Regents Vote to Freeze Tuition
  5. UHERO: Counties see synchronized slowing
  6. Untested ‘Fireproofing’ Plan to retrofit Honolulu rail cars
  7. Honolulu mayor warns critics to keep rail on track after Feds Cancel California Hi Speed Rail Project
  8. Hawaii Supreme Court to determine whether state did its job to oversee Pohakuloa Training Area
  9. Big Island: Ex-cops, two others make initial court appearances
  10. Judge dismisses two prosecution witnesses in Kealoha case
  11. Insiders Still Pushing Massive Raises for top 40 Hawaii Co Execs
  12. Last-Minute Opposition Almost Derailed Smartphone Privacy Bill In House
  13. Legal records creating potential safety hazard for state courts
  14. Ewa Beach seeks to reclaim a park long known as a magnet for crime
  15. How Did A Long-Discussed Beach Park Project Sneak Up On Waimanalo?
  16. Zuckerberg Kuleana lawsuit moves on
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Thursday, May 16, 2019
May 16, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:35 PM :: 2502 Views
  1. Trump Administration Copies Hawaii Pay-for-Outcomes Medical System
  2. America's Senior Health Rankings: Hawaii #1
  3. Oahu Final PIT Homeless Report Released
  4. Big Island: Alleged Crooked Cop was in Running to Become Chief
  5. Report: Oahu’s homeless population falls 1% –not 4%
  6. Clear out Bum Feeding Operation to Clean up Chinatown
  7. Will Farmers Have Any Water After Dec 31?
  8. Wind Farm Pushing Plan to Murder 265 Bats—Uses Sound System as Excuse for Approval
  9. Major Maui Water Pollution Case May End Soon
  10. Maui: Bill would restrict use of plastic foodware
  11. Airbnb claims it could have collected $64M in taxes for Hawaii last year
  12. ‘Action plan’ necessary for county to access federal disaster recovery grant
  13. OSHA Fines Big Island Bus System
  14. Another DoE SPED Success Story: 8-year-old with autism served with restraining order
  15. Snorkel Rentals Kill: Searching For Answers To Unexplained Snorkeling Deaths
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Wednesday, May 15, 2019
May 15, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:45 PM :: 3184 Views
  1. Gabbard Defends Fringe Leaders’ Rights After Facebook Ban
  2. Lawyers for Hawaii Gun Carry Lawsuit File Supreme Court Brief in New York Case
  3. JP Morgan Report Highlights Hawaii Pension Problems
  4. Give OHA a Piece of Your Mind
  5. Hawaii: 2nd Highest Taxes on Pass-Through Businesses
  6. Honolulu: Lowest Starting Salaries in USA
  7. Drug, Gambling Charges Filed Against Big Island Cops Kaneshiro Refused to Prosecute
  8. Kealoha Lawyers Name Reporter as ‘Witness’ to Block Her from Courtroom
  9. From ‘Flying Carpets’ to the Kealohas: Hawaii’s Rich History of Scandal
  10. City council overrides mayor’s veto of a bill that will lower property taxes  
  11. Maui Council Hikes Property Taxes Even More than Mayor
  12. Unity House Scammers Trying to Force Way Back onto Waikiki Beach
  13. PUC to HELCO: Work to restore power to PGV requires approval, public hearing
  14. Collapse of Recycling Market May force Changes in Hawaii County polystyrene ban
  15. Honolulu police and local residents team up to ‘take back’ Chinatown from homeless
  16. Sovereignty Activist Builds Homeless Tent City in Downtown Hilo
  17. Catholic congregations are shrinking across the state
  18. 248 Lucky Prisoners Transferred to Arizona
  19.  Chinese Spy had Hawaii Connections
  20. Anti-GMO Cowden Gives All-Expense Paid Russian Propaganda Trip to Another Activist
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Tuesday, May 14, 2019
May 14, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:42 PM :: 2296 Views
  1. Source: Esther Kia’aina and Andy Winer Warned Jim Lyon About Investigation
  2. Hawaii to Sue over Global Warming? UH Law School Debunked
  3. Hawaii Republican Convention Reelects Ostrov Chair
  4. Grassroot: 2019 Hawaii Legislature Review
  5. "Equality" Act Hits Rewind on the Rights of Women
  6. HSTA Evaluates Legislative Session
  7. HSTA: Stop Ranking our Failing Schools 
  8. Hawaii Drivers Have High GPA and Low Test Scores
  9. Petition: Support DOE Budget Transparency to Improve Public Education in Hawaii
  10. Caldwell Lied About Rail-related Tax Hikes
  11. HART Poised To Approve $1.4 Million To Combat Bird Droppings
  12. Keanu Sai claims “diplomatic immunity” shields him from latest round of fraud allegations
  13. Trisha Watson: Everybody Liked the Kealohas when they were ‘at the top of their game’
  14. Kahala businessman stunned to be labelled ‘possible suspect’ in Kealoha mailbox theft
  15. Ford Fuchigami to return to Hawaii transportation department in civil service job
  16. Plaintiffs revise settlement in injection well case
  17. COFA Migrant Numbers Increase In Hawaii, Guam
  18. City slow to address fights, filth and lewdness that plague Waikiki pavilions
  19. Tweeker Stays Homeless for 23 years
  20. A closer look at Hawaii's temporary restraining orders
  21. Tulsi Gabbard Joins Sex Strike
  22. Attorney Crystal Rose Selected as KSBE Trustee
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Monday, May 13, 2019
May 13, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:13 PM :: 1681 Views
  1. DHHL Planning Multi-Family Complexes and Rental Housing
  2. Drug Use by State: Hawaii 2nd-Lowest
  3. Just the Beginning: Rubbish Fee and Property tax Hike Secretly Designed to cover Honolulu rail costs
  4. Caldwell Should Cancel Blaisdell Project to Pay for Rail
  5. Lyon Bribery: Hawaii engineer to be sentenced
  6. Potential jurors in Kealoha case line up at Blaisdell
  7. Kawailoa Windfarm Will Kill about 200 more bats than originally expected
  8. ACLU Hawaii expands Title IX lawsuit against DOE to a class action lawsuit
  9. Democrats Move to Eliminate Positions reserved for Independents, Republicans on Hawaii County Boards and Commissions
  10. Website Photos of Homeless Drug Mayhem in Chinatown
  11. Condo Associations May Be On Verge Of Gaining More Foreclosure Power
  12. Maybe Hirono Should Be A ‘Badass’ On Local Issues Too
  13. American Shipping Is Dying. But We Can Bring It Back
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Sunday, May 12, 2019
May 12, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:40 PM :: 3328 Views
  1. A Threat to Judicial Independence
  2. Keanu Sai, Dexter Kalama: Sovereignty Activists Mortgage Fraud in Court (Again)
  3. Corruption in Hawaii: Complacency Starts at the Top
  4. Rail: Fed-Forced City Payment Just the Beginning of Billions
  5. Special Session to Fix Water Mess?  Amid Finger-pointing, Nobody Knows How Water Will Flow After Dec 31
  6. Punatic Senator Ruderman Exposed as Anti-Vaxxer
  7. Fake ‘Evaluation’ Coming for DoE Sup’t
  8. Chinatown Held Hostage by 172 Bums
  9. Homelessness and Drugs: Legislature Didn’t do Much to Solve Mental health Crisis
  10. Permitting fines for pot crimes may not help many
  11. UH Shark Researchers push back against Hawaii shark protection bill
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Saturday, May 11, 2019
May 11, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:30 PM :: 2310 Views
  1. FSM Congress Elects New President
  2. Wahiawa Hospital: New Partnership Supports Mental Health Needs
  3. Joan Conrow: From anti-GMO journalist to crop biotech advocate
  4. Tuition freeze proposal to go before UH regents
  5. Carlos Penaloza recommended as next Leeward Community College chancellor
  6. “Rap Back” or Rip-Off? Aloha State Gun Owners Sue for Disclosure of Information
  7. State Corporate Income Taxes Increase Tax Burden on Corporate Profits
  8. Rep. Cabanilla Praises Decision to NOT fund Girls Locker Room for Campbell HS
  9. Maui Council Giving Big Fat Tax Bonus to Council Chair’s Pacific Biodiesel—While Raising Taxes on the Little People
  10. Maui Council OKs higher property tax rates for most
  11. Kauai County Council Hikes Property Taxes, TVR and Hotel Taxes
  12. SB1292: State TVR Tax Incentive for Counties to do Nothing 
  13. Bill 89: Abolish 30-day Rentals
  14. Corps of Engineers tries to address ‘misunderstanding’ about flood project
  15. 50% of School Bus Drivers Could Lose License
  16. Homeless Enablers Offer Free Food at Kailua Pier
  17. Animal Liberation Nuts Buying up Ookala Dairy Cows to Make Sure They Can’t Help Build a New Dairy 
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Friday, May 10, 2019
May 10, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:53 PM :: 2111 Views
  1. Biomess: Hawaii Supreme Court Overturns PUC Approval of Hu Honua
  2. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted May 8, 2019
  3. Audit the Rail: Why does it matter?
  4. Legislature pau, but its new taxes live on
  5. UH Law School Confab Outlines Plan to Sue Big Oil Over ‘Climate Change’
  6. Latest filing in Kealoha trial could lead to another delay
  7. Honolulu Socialists Organizing ‘Community Bail Fund’ – Raise $198 dollars so far
  8. Senators convene working group to address water use    
  9. Ige Admin Will Issues Long Term Water Leases
  10. Pine on Ice as Menor chairs 2 committees under new Council plan
  11. Airbnb and Miami Beach Are at War. Travelers Are Caught in the Crossfire.
  12. Hawaii Co Council scraps plan for behind-the-scenes budget panel after getting state’s opinion
  13. Maui Council Connections: King Can Vote on Land Developer’s Interests
  14. Suit alleges woman wrongfully spent 75 days at Hawaii jail because of a mistake
  15. Honolulu Police Department was working on detainer for released OCCC inmate
  16. Relatives of OCCC inmate who was fatally shot after escape to sue state
  17. Cops, Prosecutors Want Gov To Veto Seized Property Bill
  18. Rod Becker Will Stay At State Budget Agency — But Not In The Top Job
  19. A Maui homeless camp was cleared due to community complaints
  20. NIMBYs Still Have a Chance to Kill Affordable Housing Project
  21. Maui Tells High Court To Reverse CWA Ruling Amid Deal Talks
  22. UH Jocks Slightly Below Average
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Thursday, May 9, 2019
May 9, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:27 PM :: 2771 Views
  1. Grassroot: Bill 89 Unconstitutional
  2. Who will be the Next Hawaiian Homelands Director?
  3. Ethics: No Union Logo on City Uniforms
  4. Feds Forcing UH to Shutter Chinese Communist Spy Center ‘Confucius Institute’?
  5. City Council Defers Measures to Crack Down On Vacation Rentals
  6. Ookala dairy ending operations ahead of schedule
  7. Attorney linked to Kealoha investigation facing suspension from practice of law
  8. Witness: Trisha Watson a ‘Close Friend’ of Katherine Kealoha
  9. Mrs Kaniela Ing Writes Report to Create a New Position for Herself
  10. Former Head Of Hawaiian Home Lands Is Back At Agency In A New Job
  11. HB1453: Steer Patients to Urgent Care not ER
  12. Legislators Micro-Manage Your Health
  13. Hawaii Put This Woman On A Child Neglect List — And Now She Can’t Fight It
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Wednesday, May 8, 2019
May 8, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:19 PM :: 3258 Views
  1. No, Honolulu’s beaches aren’t going to disappear in 20 years
  2. The Role and Impact of Law Enforcement in Transporting Individuals with Severe Mental Illness
  3. Hawaii DOE Pitches '2030 Promise Plan'
  4. Ige: New Rules for EIS Process
  5. Best States for New College Grads--Hawaii 49th
  6. UH: 95% of our Students Tell Us They are Brainwashed 
  7. Federal investigations of Hawaii institutions ‘unprecedented’
  8. Federal officials insist Honolulu step up its funding of rail
  9. Sources: UPW Member who died at Halawa prison was found with a knife in his chest—Was Accused Child Molester    
  10. After manhunt, DPS Makes Excuses for release of Wanted Felon  from OCCC
  11. Soft on Crime: Rape Case Against Work Release Inmate Tossed out on Technicality
  12. DOCARE spent thousands on tasers. Four years later, they remain unused
  13. Alleged Maui Jail Rioter Sentenced for Police Impound Lot Break-in
  14. Wahiawa Hospital to become Stabilization Center for Mentally Ill
  15. Rate increases boost Hawaiian Electric Industries’ earnings 13.5%
  16. HECO, PUC Look for Excuses to Justify Expensive Battery Farms
  17. Hawaii County Missing Transportation Money Found Buried at State DoT
  18. Anderson Elected Chairman Honolulu Council
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Tuesday, May 7, 2019
May 7, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 9:07 PM :: 2270 Views
  1. Senators, Developers Set for Hong Kong-Singapore Junket
  2. UH Legislative Recap: Challenging yet successful session
  3. Want an Energy Revolution?
  4. Trump Reportedly Caves on Jones Act Waiver
  5. Audio: Akina Interviewed on KSSK ‘Perry & the Posse’
  6. Ron Paul Tells Russia Today: Tulsi Gabbard is the Best Candidate
  7. Kealoha mailbox trial – 148 witnesses
  8. Kouchi recovering after surgery
  9. HB1032: Last Minute Change Privatizes only Lanai small boat harbor
  10. Proposed rules to manage Mauna Kea Designed to Keep Public off Mountain
  11. How Many Millions Will Legislature Pour into Affordable Housing?
  12. After 16 years, Kauai finally gets residential drug treatment center for teens that OHA Once Blocked
  13. To shore up finances, Wahiawa General will stop doing surgeries
  14. Council considers caps on vacation rentals, fines of up to $50,000 for rule breakers
  15. Rental Crackdown Threatens North Shore’s Prosperity
  16. Kakaako Homeless Population Grows While City And State Dither Over Land Transfer
  17. Manhunt underway for convicted felon who was accidentally released from OCCC
  18. Van Owned by Miske’s Kamaaina Termite Co Involved in Fatal Accident
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Monday, May 6, 2019
May 6, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:30 PM :: 1814 Views
  1. Conflict of Interest? Judge Hiraoka’s Adventures in Dubinland
  2. OHA board approves revisions to trustee protocol allowance
  3. Hawaii Republican Party Convention Set for May 11
  4. Honolulu 5th-lowest Small Business Growth
  5. Star-Adv: Spur relocation from lava zone
  6. Puna: 50 Lawsuits Against Lloyd’s
  7. Tourist Growth Concentrated on TVRs and Timeshares  
  8. Kauai County nearing contract to track illegal TVRs
  9. Grab is on for West Maui Water
  10. NIMBYs propose county buy Affordable Kona Vistas subdivision parcel and turn it into ‘Open Space’
  11. Good News: Reducing Hawaii Carbon-Based Transportation Delayed Again
  12. The Death of SB1374 Retirement Savings Program
  13. Neighborhood Watch Volunteers Sought
  14. Alleged Molesters Locked up Awaiting Latest Trial
  15. Controversial Chinatown liquor store's license renewal up for review
  16. New Federal Rules Block Driver’s Licenses For Micronesians In Hawaii
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Sunday, May 5, 2019
May 5, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:16 PM :: 2591 Views
  1. Waimea DHHL Association Seeks Federal Recognition as Indian Tribe
  2. Corrections Officer charged with felony drug offense
  3. Carbon Credits
  4. Mazie Hirono’s rancorous attacks play into Trump game plan
  5. Hawaii to Sue Oil Companies for ‘Climate Change’?
  6. List of Failed Ethics-related Bills
  7. Legislature Warns on Voter Fraud
  8. Kauai Audit to Target ‘Pension Spiking’
  9. Kim’s proposed $583.9M budget is up 12.7% – 93 New ‘Positions’
  10. Andy Winer, Longtime Schatz Chief Of Staff, Is Leaving
  11. Bill aims to prevent Annoying Tourists From Parking
  12. Hawaii’s asset-forfeiture reforms go long way to restore public trust in police
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Saturday, May 4, 2019
May 4, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:35 PM :: 3289 Views
  1. HART Moves to Part Two of P3
  2. Audit: HART Gives HECO Anything it Wants for Overhead--No Questions Asked
  3. DoH: CBD Products are Illegal, 'Adulterated'
  4. Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
  5. City prosecutor hired felony defendant Miske while case was pending
  6. Legislators: We Gave Counties Five Years to Act on TVRs—We Just Can’t Wait any Longer
  7. House Blocked Illegal TVR Enforcement Measures
  8. After efforts to raise the minimum wage fail, lawmakers are being criticized for accepting pay raises
  9. Good News: Ranked Choice Voting Fails to Pass Legislature
  10. Anti-Vaxxer Charter School Board Members Resign
  11. Enviros Make up ‘Value’ for Reefs in order to sell you ‘Reef Insurance’
  12. Big Problem: U.S. Pacific Pilots Can’t Get Realistic Combat Training
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Friday, May 3, 2019
May 3, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:45 PM :: 3909 Views
  1. OHA: Where is the promised audit for fraud, waste and abuse?
  2. House Passes 298 Bills
  3. DLNR Audit: Four Material Weaknesses
  4. Mayor signs Bill 96 relating to fire safety into law
  5. ‘Sticks’ won’t resolve vacation rental debate
  6. UHERO: Recent data confirm weaker growth
  7. Two Anti-Gun Bills on Governor's Desk
  8. Republicans: Hirono an Embarrassment
  9. House Republican Caucus: Session Mostly Notable for Marijuana Legislation
  10. Senators: House Played us for the Fools that we are 
  11. No Aloha: House Leaders Lock Senators out of Closing Ceremony
  12. Fuchigami Quitting as Ige’s Administrative Director
  13. Wakai vs McCartney: DBEDT and Energy Office Under Attack by Cronies
  14. Ikaika Anderson nominated to be Honolulu City Council chairman
  15. Final State Audit On Rail Expected To Be Released Today?
  16. NEA: Hawaii Teachers Salaries 18th Highest in USA
  17. EPA Slaps Down Anti-Pesticide Hysteria (again)
  18. Homeless Tent City: 21 dog attacks in the last 3 years
  19. Hawaii is facing a tourism ‘tipping point,’ warn travel experts
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Thursday, May 2, 2019
May 2, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:39 PM :: 2541 Views
  1. BEA: Hawaii Economic Growth Slows to 1%
  2. How Clean Is Your Electric Vehicle?
  3. Schofield Manager Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy
  4. To What Extent Does Your State Rely on Property Taxes?
  5. Will Next Kauai Auditor have a Fake Diploma?
  6. More Fiscal Transparency Appears On The Way For Charter Schools
  7. Hawaii: Six Second Amendment Lawsuits
  8. SHOPO ‘Arbitration’ Protects Another Bad Cop, This Time Despite Domestic Violence Allegations
  9. DLNR: Watershed Management Means ‘Pay Us’  
  10. Maui Council Votes to Cut Tourism Marketing by $1M
  11. Native Hawaiian Taro Farmer Has Been Fighting A&B For Decades
  12. Activist Launches Chemophobia Campaign to Save Hawaii Mosquitoes after Legislature passes HB297
  13. Witnesses implicate former death row inmate in 2017 shooting
  14. Will Tulsi Gabbard get Bumped from Dem Debate?
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Wednesday, May 1, 2019
May 1, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:02 PM :: 2752 Views
  1. Hanalei Finds Excuse: 20 More Days Without Tourists
  2. Ethics Commission Resolves Charge Against Rowena Akana
  3. USD Finds 'Hawaiian Day' Legal
  4. Final Decking: House Passes Another 206 Bills
  5. Kailua Crash Kills 3: Case, Thielen ask FAA to Ground Helicopters
  6. Hawaii Gun Rights Group Sues FBI over 'Rap Back'
  7. FD Pension Bill $115K per Pensioner per Year
  8. HPD officers accused in federal corruption case still getting pay checks
  9. Why Is It So Hard To Fire Honolulu Police Sgt. Darren Cachola?
  10. Honolulu Police Chief Susan Ballard addresses abuse allegations against 4 officers
  11. TVR Tax: Hotel workers call it a major setback—Kauai Says it Helps Child Molesters
  12. Hanalei: Legal TVRs can resume operations
  13. REIT Tax Passes Final Vote
  14. Legislators Vote to Jail Builders of Affordable Home ‘Monsters’
  15. Honolulu is 11th highest priced city in the nation
  16. SB78: DoE Loses Pre-K Turf Fight
  17. Kauai Flood Funds Went to Insiders?
  18. Hawaii County Tax n Spend: How Many New Positions: 72?  75?  123?
  19. Big Island inmate to receive large settlement in case over a stolen lunch box
  20. Maui Council busybodies should work less to help residents
  21. Man acquitted of murder fighting deportation
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