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Sunday, August 23, 2020
August 23, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:31 PM :: 2553 Views
  1. Hawaii DoH: “An impermeable wall of arrogance”
  2. Why won’t Hawaii Gov. David Ige seek the help he needs on COVID?
  3. Governor’s Latest Bargaining Position: Permanent layoffs, program cuts instead of furloughs
  4. How Many Kids are Showing up for Distance Learning?
  5. “This is a crisis of data….”
  6. Rate of COVID-19 results at Oahu Community Correctional Center dropping
  7. Hale Nani confirms nine residents, two workers test positive for coronavirus
  8. Visitor Aloha Society of Hawaii sent back more than 200 quarantine violators
  9. Food Bank Ends Massive Free Food Distributions
  10. MPD officer death renews calls for police mental health resources
  11. Honolulu Police Officer Awaiting Trial For Domestic Abuse
  12. Con artists are still pitching those sovereignty scams
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Saturday, August 22, 2020
August 22, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:12 PM :: 1417 Views
  1. Hawaii residents frustrated with how coronavirus pandemic is being managed, survey finds
  2. Beaches, parks closed 2 weeks ago and no decline–3,900 active cases 11% will go to Hospital
  3. Hawaii officials eye empty hotel rooms, hostel for quarantine space
  4. Jailed Criminals Start Fights to Force Guards to Rotate COVID Patients Throughout Prison
  5. Airport screener: ‘You can kind of tell’ who plans to skirt rules
  6. City bus drivers frustrated over lack of mask enforcement
  7. COVID-19 hospitalizations highest among seniors but are mounting for younger age groups, too
  8. Activists Allege Illegal Evictions
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Friday, August 21, 2020
August 21, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:16 PM :: 3128 Views
  1. Amemiya Can’t Say No to Campaign Contributors
  2. Money on the table for OHA Insiders: Agency reaches out for funding controversial TMT project
  3. 100 Contact Tracers now at Convention Center
  4. Hawaii’s business leaders warn that the state’s lack of planning will destroy businesses
  5. Hawaii Trails Behind Other States In The Data It Shares About COVID-19
  6. 47 Criminals Released onto Streets
  7. State reveals long-term care facilities in Hawaii have seen 94 COVID-19 cases, 6 deaths
  8. Military Help for Hawaii Hospitals 
  9. HSTA Members Demand to be Paid to Pretend to Work from Home
  10. Kishimoto: Reopening of schools to be approved by health, state, county officials
  11. Ige Rejects $300/wk Federal Unemployment Boost -- State has to pay 25%
  12. Hawaii Lums Run Malaysian Money to Trump?
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Thursday, August 20, 2020
August 20, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:15 PM :: 6805 Views
  1. Megan Kau Hired by Miske – Will she be elected as the 3rd Prosecutor in a row to have a Miske Connection?
  2. Congressional Chair to Ige; Where did our $50M Go?
  3. Hawaii’s economic woes expected to widen because of poor management and policy decisions
  4. Department of Lame Excuses 
  5. Ige Holds News Conference from Contact Tracing Phone Room
  6. Senators: Teleworking HGEA Members are just Faking it
  7. Lawyers agree on November 3 sentencing date in corruption case for Katherine and Louis Kealoha
  8. Just the beginning --  Five Felony Drug Dealers Released for COVID—450 more to go
  9. Some high-profile inmates request release during coronavirus pandemic
  10. 18 more COVID-19 infections reported at OCCC, bringing cases identified at jail to 267
  11. Corrections oversight panel struggling without staffing
  12. Ala Moana Target Store – ‘Multiple Positive Cases’
  13. Bill 2: Less Parking and Higher Construction Costs
  14. $55M Electric Rate Hike Set for October
  15. More Positions 1: DLIR Slow Down -- Exploiting COVID for Empire Building
  16. More Positions 2: UH regents expect $91M Budget Shortfall—Job Cuts Coming
  17. More Positions 3: Council urges hiring freeze
  18. Last-minute amendment to anti-styrofoam bill
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Wednesday, August 19, 2020
August 19, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:22 PM :: 2243 Views
  1. Donna Leong submitted Secret Resignation over a month ago—Caldwell Admin Lied About it
  2. Hospitals see encouraging signs that COVID-19 surge is slowing
  3. Ige to extend eviction moratorium
  4. Parents stunned after Nanakuli charter school disenrolls more than 270 students
  5. About 40% of Oahu Community Correctional Center inmates tested for coronavirus are positive
  6. Cluster of COVID-19 cases linked to shelter in Iwilei grows to 35
  7. Where is the state’s Board of Health when we really, really need it?
  8. HGEA to Help Harry Kim’s Son Become Fire Chief?
  9. Feds Revamp Ala Wai Flood Control Plan in Gambit to Bypass Community Opposition
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Tuesday, August 18, 2020
August 18, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:21 PM :: 1644 Views
  1. Ige Plan:  3 Years of Furloughs, Gut EUTF
  2. Court orders release of 200 or more felons as COVID-19 creates excuse
  3. Avoiding Sledgehammer Shutdown Order Possible…but
  4. Schatz: DoH Needs to Stop Refusing Offers of Money, Personnel
  5. This is Hawaii -- DoH Failure Should Be Expected
  6. Young Brothers gets OK to raise rates 46%
  7. Many Hawaii students spend first day online as virus surges
  8. Kauai Candidate Took Illegal Contributions from Lawyers, State Commission Says
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Monday, August 17, 2020
August 17, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:11 PM :: 1818 Views
  1. ‘This is their fault’: Dr. Miscovich rips Hawaii DOH
  2. Hawaii Health Director Bruce Anderson back on job after taking a few days off to ‘re-energize’
  3. Maui: 28 MMMC hospital COVID-19 cases; 2 new at Hale Makua
  4. Health Officials Knew COVID-19 Would Hit Pacific Islanders Hard. The State Still Fell Short
  5. Prisoners COVID Gambit Success, court orders massive release of inmates
  6. Wai'anae houseless village –Leaders move themselves into permanent home
  7. Pitfalls ahead for all-mail voting
  8. DOE Struggles To Get Students The Technology They Need For Online Learning
  9. Auto sales careened downhill 41.8% in the second quarter
  10. TV Anchor Joe Moore Stuns Viewers With Dubious Report On COVID-19
  11. Ex-CIA officer from Hawaii charged with providing secrets to China in case out of ‘spy novel’
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Sunday, August 16, 2020
August 16, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:07 PM :: 3828 Views
  1. Honolulu Stay-at-Home Order Coming this Week?
  2. From Early On, Miske Was On The Path To A Life Of Crime
  3. Local nonprofits fear inmate release will free domestic abusers to Spread COVID to their Victims
  4. Sensing Opportunity Created by ACLU: Book Burning Criminals Light Fires, lockdowns twice at Oahu's largest jail on Saturday
  5. DoE, HSTA Working Together to Ensure Distance learning is a Failure? (again)
  6. COVID Recession Sharply Reduces Electricity Consumption   
  7. Honolulu mayoral candidates pay a hefty price for rail misdeeds—Caldwell Gubernatorial Campaign Doomed
  8. Ige to Kouchi: Senators’ visit to DOH was ‘neither respectful nor appropriate'
  9. Local leaders work to ensure mail-in voting is available to all, despite USPS challenges
  10. DoE Staffer Chooses Homeschooling
  11. ‘COVID-19 exposure’ to staff temporarily closes Kapiolani Medical Center’s Adult ICU
  12. Criminal Gets COVID—tries to use it to justify escape from halfway house
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Saturday, August 15, 2020
August 15, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:05 PM :: 1495 Views
  1. Whistleblower – DOH has only 9 Contact Tracers  
  2. “Each day a pre-arrival testing program is delayed creates significant economic damage to our state”
  3. State issued orders 5 times this week to keep homeless COVID-19 patients in quarantine
  4. Hawaii Supreme Court Mulls New Release Of Inmates
  5. OCCC inmates with coronavirus rise to 124 with many more still not tested
  6. Maui Jail Memos Show Newly Admitted Inmates Are Isolated For Only 5 Days
  7. Post Office warns Hawaii and 45 other states about mail voting delays
  8. Hawaii Governor Seeking Details on Trump's Unemployment Plan
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Friday, August 14, 2020
August 14, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:56 PM :: 1669 Views
  1. No Tourism Reopening Until 2021?
  2. “Linkage” between the illegitimate world of street crime and the power centers of legitimate society.
  3. DoH Refuses to Hire Micronesian-Language Contact Tracers
  4. With major ICUs nearing capacity, patients are being moved and reinforcements sought to prepare for wave of homeless, criminals
  5. Over 900 Late Ballots Won’t Be Counted In Hawaii Primary
  6. Honolulu Rail Costs To Climb With Dispute Over Airport Section
  7. 64% of Jailed Criminals Have COVID—Lets Release into Streets so they can spread it to everybody else
  8. COVID Spreads Because Soft on Crime Crowd Blocked Construction of New Jails
  9. Hana: Truck Caravans of Locals Bring COVID into Town
  10. LUC: Counties can deny vacation rentals on ag land
  11. Hawaiian Electric finances – fewer tourists and less revenue challenges regulatory model
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Thursday, August 13, 2020
August 13, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:15 PM :: 3169 Views
  1. Health Department has had new contact tracing leader for a month and nobody noticed 
  2. Roy Amemiya Needs to Step Down While FBI Investigates
  3. Mayoral race analysis shows Blangiardi won 26 of 34 districts in primary election
  4. Tulsi Gabbard's Time In Congress Is Almost Up: What's Next?
  5. Vote-By-Mail Helped Perk Up Hawaii Turnout But So Did Some Competitive Races
  6. Digital weapon uses cellphones to spy on quarantined arrivals
  7. Americans Are Heading to Florida and Hawaii for Labor Day Weekend, Data Shows
  8. Who is Lobbying the Governor During ‘Emergency’  -- You’ll Never Know
  9. Hospitals could be overwhelmed in a month if cases of COVID-19 continue to increase at the current rate
  10. Hawaii teacher arrested for violating traveler quarantine
  11. Soft on Crime: 14-Time Loser Gets a 15th Chance
  12. Young Brothers: We Want a Rate Hike (again)
  13. State pension fund pops in final quarter to end year in the black
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Wednesday, August 12, 2020
August 12, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:44 PM :: 1311 Views
  1. Tracking expert: ‘1 in 50 Oahu residents may have COVID’
  2. DLIR’s Convention Center Phone Bank to Host COVID Tracing Call Center
  3. Ige: surge in COVID cases likely means another delay in reopening tourism
  4. Mass testing underway after COVID-19 outbreak at Iwilei homeless shelter
  5. Mass Testing in Hawaii Jail Begins As More OCCC Inmates Positive For COVID-19
  6. Coronavirus relief funds hitting the streets
  7. Instructors For Hire: How The Pandemic Is Fueling A New Side Business
  8. 'Too big, too close': Kahuku residents picket to stop wind turbine project
  9. Accused Crime Boss Michael Miske Will Remain Behind Bars
  10. Election Recounts Don’t Change Outcomes Of 3 Races
  11. Happy News: Mufi Hannemann and Colleen Hanabusa may have run last campaigns
  12. Gabbard to Run for LG in 2022?
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Tuesday, August 11, 2020
August 11, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:10 PM :: 1261 Views
  1. ‘Out of Control’ -- HGEA grievance cites just 15 contact tracers on Oahu
  2. Contact Tracing: Use DLIR’s Hawaii Convention Center Phone Bank
  3. Over the weekend, Honolulu police issued 1,350 citations to those violating COVID-19 orders
  4. Deputy Sheriffs exposed to inmate with COVID-19 upset DPS didn't notify them
  5. Military and their family account for 7% of Hawaii’s COVID-19 cases
  6. Honolulu election officials address what happens to ballots that missed the Saturday deadline
  7. Who Wrote Letters for Miske? 
  8. Nimitz Homeless Sweep Nets Appliances, SUP Boards
  9. City to Gift Kamehameha Schools Development Plan with $80M in Decorative Improvements to Kalapama Canal
  10. Condo Sales Down Sharply on Maui
  11. What Is the Jones Act, and How Does It Differ From the Passenger Vessel Services Act?
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Monday, August 10, 2020
August 10, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:40 PM :: 1853 Views
  1. Miske Lawyer takes break from chairing OHA Campaign to seek Miske’s release
  2. Hawaii is the Worst State at Containing COVID Spread
  3. Hawaii’s contact tracers are trained to trace the path of coronavirus, but most are waiting to be deployed
  4. Hawaii’s weak contact tracing effort is hindering the control of coronavirus’ spread
  5. Mitch Roth Supports TMT Telescope
  6. DeCoite leads by 91 votes as recount is planned—’Hawaiian Leader’ Ritte Just Couldn’t find enough Upcountry Maui Haoles to Overcome all the Votes Against him in Hoolehua
  7. How Bad Is Hawaii At Social Distancing? Here’s What The Data Shows
  8. Liquor Commission shuts down 10 establishments for violating Mayor’s rules
  9. Mass Release of Criminals Coming -- Total of 6 inmates, 3 adult corrections officers at OCCC test positive for COVID-19
  10. Hawaii County Counsel not Fooled by ‘Sue Big Oil’ Scam
  11. Honolulu Bill 2: You Little People have to Stop Buying Food and Clothing 
  12. Jones Act does add to isles’ high costs, so update it
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Sunday, August 9, 2020
August 9, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:23 PM :: 1613 Views
  1. Mass Layoffs Coming at UH?
  2. Hawaiian Airlines: From Bad To Worse
  3. Police issued over 200 citations on the first day of Oahu’s new park closures
  4. Two more OCCC inmates have confirmed cases of COVID-19
  5. Homeless Dude has 10 Convictions—State Fails to Force him into Prison-Shelter – now wanted for #11
  6. Kauai 181 Homeless Moved into Housing
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Saturday, August 8, 2020
August 8, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:27 PM :: 3747 Views
  1. During unannounced visit, senators find only Five Contract Tracers on the job at DoH
  2. DoH Leadership: Senators Visit ‘Reprehensible’
  3. DoH Taking too Long to Notify Micronesian COVID-Positive Cases
  4. DoH Wastes $250K CARES Funds on Marketing Firm
  5. UH-Hilo pushes back on student restrictions
  6. After several delays, Kealoha sentencing discussions resume
  7. Soft on Crime Activists Thrilled about COVID in Jail
  8. Maui County Voter Turnout 43% so far -- Exceeds 2018 Levels
  9. 1,000 Violators -- Maui Prosecutors focusing on travel quarantine violators
  10. Maui police investigating nonprofit
  11. Kauai Bill 2775 -- Styrofoam Ban 
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Friday, August 7, 2020
August 7, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:16 PM :: 1153 Views
  1. One More Day -- You Can Still Register and Vote in Person
  2. ReelectMeMoney: Council members each get $100,000 in coronavirus relief money to give to constituents
  3. 160 HPD Officers to Enforce COVID Rules
  4. Lack of Contract Tracers—DoH Blamed
  5. As COVID-19 infections surge, Oahu hospitals race to create more critical care units
  6. COVID survivor warns of gaps in exposure, prevention and plasma treatment
  7. KFD pension spiking tops entire County
  8. Thousands Languish Without Unemployment Checks Months Into Pandemic
  9. Does Hu Honua Make Financial Sense?
  10. Plaintiffs seek judgment in Maunakea Access Road lawsuit
  11. DoD drops funding for Hawaii-based missile defense radar
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Thursday, August 6, 2020
August 6, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 11:06 PM :: 1471 Views
  1. Parks, beaches to close, inter-island traveler quarantine reinstated amid COVID-19 surge
  2. COVID Ravages Micronesian Community
  3. Controlled by Unions, Hawaii County Council Crushes Plan to Build Panelized Pre-Fab Housing on Big Island
  4. Mayor Fumes as Chemophobia Caucus Attempts to ‘Settle’ Injection Wells Case 
  5. Supreme Court Hears Challenge To Lawmakers’ Gut-And-Replace Tactics
  6. A&B 31% of Tenants are not Paying Rent
  7. State sees soaring demand for food stamps, health insurance assistance
  8. “100% Hanabusa Supporter” behind the anti-Keith Amemiya attack ads
  9. Hu Honua Costs 3 times more than other energy sources
  10. How One Homelessness Group Gets Lots of Ballots Mailed to it
  11. Soft on Crime: Mother Stabber Gets off Easy, Assaults Police Officers and is still out on street to do it again
  12. Soft on Crime Courts Play Patty-Cake with Murder Conviction
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Wednesday, August 5, 2020
August 5, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:33 PM :: 4288 Views
  1. 30,000 Vanished Workers Just the Beginning of Mass Exodus from Hawaii
  2. Kaneshiro Held Fundraiser at Accused Murderer’s Nightclub (and so did Carlisle)  
  3. Caldwell: Now That FBI is after Amemiya he is ‘Needed on the job more than ever!’
  4. Mrs Blangiardi Gives Money to Josh Green Campaign
  5. Oahu Voters Have Already Cast More Ballots Than In 2016 Primary
  6. COVID Enforcement: Alaska vs Hawaii
  7. Ige Likely to Cancel Sept 1 Reopening
  8. Poll: Hawaii Voters Don’t Like School, Tourism Reopen Plans
  9. Hawaii’s military COVID-19 case count still a mystery
  10. Crackdown After 36 Cases in Public Housing
  11. Many private schools' enrollments are up in pandemic
  12. Business owners unsure if bar closure applies to them
  13. Blue Planet Foundation: Here are 50 Ways we can exploit COVID Crisis to put more money in Green Energy Scammers Pockets
  14. Hu Honua: ILWU’s Overpriced Tree-Burning Scheme Back Before PUC
  15. Honolulu Department of Planning and Permitting changes process for residential permits
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Tuesday, August 4, 2020
August 4, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:06 PM :: 1508 Views
  1. Poll: Blangiardi Holds Double-Digit Lead In Honolulu Mayor’s Race
  2. Poll: Steve Alm Still Ahead In Race For Honolulu Prosecutor
  3. More than a year after guilty verdict, still no sentencing date for Kealohas, police officers
  4. Hospital CEO Warns Hawaii On Track To Exceed Health System Capacity
  5. DoH Again Resists call for More Contract Tracers
  6. House COVID-19 Committee: We Need More Info From Health Department
  7. DoH:  Where COVID Spreading
  8. 30,000 Hawaii workers may have opted out of job market in July
  9. Small business revenue sees a decline in July
  10. Hawaii’s vacation rentals hard hit in June by lockdowns and low travel demand
  11. EMS faces 'challenges with staffing' as more first responders test positive for COVID-19
  12. Micronesians make up one-third of all COVID-19 cases in Hawai'i
  13. State debunks popular Oahu church’s fake face mask waiver
  14. Locals Trash Hawaii Parks in Ways Tourists Never Did
  15. The Dirty Secrets Of ‘Clean’ Electric Vehicles
  16. Ten of the 23 shelters at Waiale park are occupied
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Monday, August 3, 2020
August 3, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:09 PM :: 2507 Views
  1. Federal Agent Shot Dead at Maui Police Station—News Kept Secret 3 Days
  2. Green says new statewide lockdown might be only way out
  3. Summer School Tied to Six COVID Cases
  4. Hawaii's Tourism Industry Has Ground To A Halt, Taking State Revenue Down With It
  5. Hawaii County Bill 179: PRP, Carpenters Union Try to Block Affordable Modular Housing
  6. Proposed Hawaii Island Tree-to-Electricity Saga Enters New Phase
  7. Large Discrepancy in Reported Union Campaign Contributions
  8. My mail-in ballot was rejected…so I’m voting in person
  9. Plaintiffs seek judgment in Maunakea Access Road lawsuit
  10. Oceanit Schemes for COVID Subsidy Money with Copycat Saliva Test
  11. ACLU: We made you close the insane asylums, now we will force you to stop arresting crazy people when they commit crimes
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Sunday, August 2, 2020
August 2, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:47 PM :: 2047 Views
  1. HART to Sign Secret $4B Rail Contract 
  2. COVID: Hawaii Heading for 5,000 Cases by Sept 1
  3. Borreca: Democrats Must Vote for Mafia Candidate for Mayor
  4. More Mafia News: Miske defendant seeking release from federal detention also faces felony assault charges in state court
  5. Pushing Overpriced Hu Honua Electricity, PRP, ILWU Trying to Buy Big Island Council Seat
  6. Health official says COVID-19 cluster on Maui is tied to large beach parties
  7. Hawaii business owners hold virtual rally to call for government action
  8. Lab result delays cause lower case count as health leaders continue call for self-sustained testing
  9. Hawaii Wanted To Save Insurance Money. People Died
  10. Maui Uses COVID Rules to Clamp Down on TVRs (again)
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Saturday, August 1, 2020
August 1, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 9:06 PM :: 986 Views
  1. Isle voter turnout surging in first-ever all-mail election
  2. Quarantine is Fake: Number of Tourists Doubles Every Month Since April
  3. Students being welcomed back on campus at private schools
  4. Former homeless mothers enjoy new apartments after transitioning from Kahaluu housing program
  5. Proposed Kalihi homeless shelter opposed by some in community
  6. UH telescope atop Maunakea to get big upgrade
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Friday, July 31, 2020
July 31, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 11:32 PM :: 5409 Views
  1. Roy Amemiya a ‘Subject of Investigation’ -- dragged before grand jury
  2. Soon to be Repossessed: Grand Wailea?  Turtle Bay?  Ritz-Carlton Kapalua?
  3. Experts Predict ‘Shocking’ Income Drop For Hawaii Residents As Tourism Shutdown Continues
  4. As infections soar, COVID-19 is hitting Micronesians particularly hard
  5. Board of Education approves Aug. 17 start date for schools  
  6. Ige: Hawaii doesn’t have enough contact tracers for COVID-19 surge
  7. Labor Unions Spend Heavily Trying To Sway Hawaii Elections
  8. Special Session to Save Stadium Boondoggle?  State Sen. Glenn Wakai tells Aloha Stadium Authority that hope is not lost on Bill 2940
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Thursday, July 30, 2020
July 30, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:22 PM :: 2110 Views
  1. Alleged Oahu Crime Boss’ Nightclub Was A Popular Place For Political Fundraisers
  2. Governor wants to close bars again, limit gatherings to rein in COVID-19 surge
  3. Hawaii income forecast coming amid troubled economy
  4. Hawaii releases Med-QUEST re-procurement RFI
  5. Start of TMT construction may be delayed 3 years
  6. State Legislature sides with Nanakuli landfill opponents
  7. Another Worthless Lawsuit Against BoA over DHHL Loan Program
  8. Commission, CPAC chairs face conflict allegations
  9. How Many Crimes Can One Homeless Tweeker Commit?
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Wednesday, July 29, 2020
July 29, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:47 PM :: 1486 Views
  1. KSBE Insider Directs Billions in COVID Relief -- to Landlords of course
  2. Hawaiian Airlines moves to reduce staffing in the wake of devastating earnings report
  3. COVID Clusters Spread Among Micronesians on Oahu
  4. COVID Positive Quarantine Breakers Locked up by Order of DoH
  5. State investigates large COVID-19 cluster tied to Kalihi funeral
  6. DLNR says 'bad behavior' has led to closure of Polihale State Park
  7. Hundreds who lost homes in 2018 eruption could be eligible for up to $230K
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Tuesday, July 28, 2020
July 28, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:15 PM :: 3067 Views
  1. ‘Defend Hawaii’ Logo Created by Miske Co-Defendant—Busted Union Boss Seeks Bail
  2. Election Fraud: Ballots for Dead People, Previous Tenants Flood Mailboxes Statewide
  3. Young Bros Shipper asks for ruling on rates by Aug. 17
  4. Oahu Poll: 89% Reject ‘Defund the Police’
  5. Voter service centers now open
  6. New Union Super PACs Pour Money Into Honolulu Races
  7. Caldwell submits request to Governor Ige to shut down bars
  8. Concerns raised about quarantine enforcement as number of mainland travelers to Hawaii increases
  9. Oahu homelessness has gotten ‘worse’ in past year, poll finds
  10. Accused killer was deemed insane years ago after trying to burn down a condo unit
  11. Storm shined light on lack of North Shore shelters
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Monday, July 27, 2020
July 27, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:56 PM :: 2038 Views
  1. The Feds Are Back In Hawaii As Corruption Probe Picks Up Steam Again
  2. Bar Reopening Behind COVID Spread?  Health officials advise patrons of 2 Oahu bars to get tested
  3. Poll shows slice of optimism about Hawaii’s economy
  4. COVID-19 claims 900 Honolulu businesses, survey finds
  5. KIUC Revenues Down 8%
  6. Labor Board: Governor’s Emergency Powers ARE Limited -- Kauai County returns to 5-day ‘work’ week
  7. State Land Use Commission takes up Hawaii County’s TVR law
  8. Constructing Honolulu’s Rail Project During A Pandemic
  9. Kauai Island crime down 35%
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Sunday, July 26, 2020
July 26, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:16 PM :: 3971 Views
  1. Rick Blangiardi, Mafia Hanabusa lead Honolulu mayoral field, poll finds
  2. Steve Alm out front in Honolulu prosecutor race, poll finds
  3. Gov. David Ige, Mayor Kirk Caldwell beat Trump in handling pandemic, poll finds
  4. Report: Hawaii Isn’t Collecting And Sharing Enough Data On COVID-19
  5. Chamber of Commerce Hawaii to hold rally to save small businesses
  6. Honolulu opens ballot dropoffs early, neighbor islands protest
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Saturday, July 25, 2020
July 25, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:43 PM :: 1277 Views
  1. Laughing at Your Sacrifice: BoE Gives Teachers $27M Non-negotiated Pay Boost
  2. Rail’s P3 Proposals Finally Arrive But Costs Remain Sealed
  3. Maui mayor asks Gov. Ige to restore quarantine restrictions on inter-island travelers
  4. Ige says breaking quarantine for hurricane prep OK as a ‘last resort’
  5. First Hawaiian puts aside $55.4 million for potential loan losses
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Friday, July 24, 2020
July 24, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:00 PM :: 1113 Views
  1. Rail Running out of Money—May have to Slow Construction
  2. Hawaii Officials Warn Shelter Space Is Limited as Hurricane Douglas Approaches
  3. COVID Begins to Spread Thru Downtown Homeless Population
  4. State unemployment office riddled with "fires"—Emails shunted to dead server
  5. BOE votes to schedule emergency meeting to discuss possible change in new school year
  6. Decision pending on whether alleged Hawaii crime boss will face death penalty trial
  7. Tupola Leads Fund Race for Council Dist One
  8. Ala Wai Flood Control Project Looms Large In District 5 Council Race
  9. MidWeek's Troubling Pay-To-Play Journalism
  10. PRP Pushes Hawaii  County Council to Kill Low-Cost Factory-Built Housing with Obstructionist Regulations
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Thursday, July 23, 2020
July 23, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:18 PM :: 4820 Views
  1. Laughter Fills Courtroom as Federal judge grants bond for Miske defendants  
  2. Prosecutor’s Race: Kau vs Alm
  3. Maui: More than 6,700 ballots mailed in, 1,329 ‘return to sender’, 103 invalidated
  4. City signs a new agreement giving construction unions a monopoly
  5. Families Of Children With Special Needs Are Suing Hawaii DOE. Here's Why.
  6. Faced with COVID uncertainties, some teachers are calling it quits
  7. Overall campaign contributions up sharply this campaign season
  8. SB126: $366M CARES Splash Out Not a Done Deal?
  9. COVID: Over 1,200 businesses closed statewide
  10. Hawaii County Council Panders to anti-5G Conspiracy Nuts – Will your cellphone service suffer as a Result?
  11. Ex-detective pleads not guilty to intimidating witness, other charges
  12. Sacrilege!  Honolulu Police Chief Denies Racial Disparities Are Proof Of Profiling
  13. Toll Road to Hana?
  14. Hawaii Offers Bar Applicants Nothing And Calls It A Gift
  15. ‘Organic’ Food Market is Full of Fraud
  16. Kauai -- More Affordable Housing Fakery: Housing policy targets resort requirements
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Wednesday, July 22, 2020
July 22, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 11:33 AM :: 1424 Views
  1. How Hanabusa Lawyering Helps Politicians with ‘Unreported Gifts’
  2. Where to Drop off Your Ballot
  3. In search for hidden COVID-19 cases, state program tracks surge of virus in Hawaii  
  4. Attention Witnesses: 2 men involved with accused Miske crime ring may be released on $50k bond
  5. Why Ige Vetoed Two Bills And Allowed Three More To Become Law
  6. Honolulu Replaces Head Of COVID Recovery Agency Hired Just Weeks Ago
  7. ‘Geofence’ could help tourists roam
  8. Kalihi residents say they weren’t consulted on a proposed homeless prevention center
  9. Hawaii hurricane shelters may take temperatures due to virus
  10. Maui: Reported crimes in 2019 at 44-year low
  11. Hawaii County explores joining lawsuit against fossil fuel companies
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Tuesday, July 21, 2020
July 21, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:41 PM :: 2112 Views
  1. HSTA Threatening COVID Sickout August 4    
  2. Reopening schools on Aug. 4 is a misguided rush to failure
  3. Parents consider homeschooling as option to part-time virtual learning
  4. The mayoral candidates on rail: 4 of 5 top contenders say pausing project is an option
  5. Pinata: $28.7M Kauai County CARES Money
  6. Vacation rental owners urge Honolulu mayor to allow reopening
  7. Vacation rental permits could be delayed
  8. Tourists are gone but problems remain
  9. Three COVID-19 deaths linked to six Hawaii care homes
  10. Kai Kahele Says He Wants Police Reform, But His Vote Says Otherwise
  11. 69 Arizona Inmates have COVID—Soft on Crime Crowd Still Hoping for a Hawaii Inmate to Get it
  12. Former HECO executive to serve as so-called princess’ conservator
  13. “This Was Abuse”: The Fall of CBS Cocaine Powered Hawaii 5-0 Showrunner
  14. Sen Wakai Goes to Bat for Overpriced Hu Honua Scheme
  15. Hawaii’s Invasive Predator Catastrophe
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Monday, July 20, 2020
July 20, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:34 PM :: 1537 Views
  1. Star-Adv: Vigilantes Should Hunt Tourists on Beaches
  2. Reopened destinations not attracting large numbers of tourists
  3. Rise in Hawaii coronavirus cases not as bad as feared
  4. People are saving money in pandemic, survey finds
  5. Hawaii Joins Scheme to Outlaw Gasoline, Diesel Trucks in 30 years
  6. Hu Honua Petitions the Community to Challenge Hawai`i Public Utilities Commission
  7. Kahuku Red Raiders vs PC Mob: “Petition Against the Dumb Petition”
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Sunday, July 19, 2020
July 19, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:33 PM :: 4336 Views
  1. Miske Mob Were All Union Drivers on Set of Hawaii 5-0
  2. State won’t be ready to reopen Sept. 1, – Schools Should not Welcome Mainland Students -- Kim says
  3. Reopening May Bring COVID but not Tourists
  4. COVID: Five months of work and tough decisions have been erased
  5. Legislators need right job-creation map
  6. Hanabusa Mafia: Amemiya Company Made Millions from DMV Relocation
  7. PR Flack for alleged gang leader convinced Civil Beat to hide ownership of Kamaaina Termite
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Saturday, July 18, 2020
July 18, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:05 PM :: 2988 Views
  1. Who is at ‘The Top of the Food Chain?”
  2. Weighing the apparent evidence against the Miske Enterprise
  3. State: At least 182 people have been arrested for violating quarantine order
  4. Soft on Crime Crowd Finds New Hope for First COVID Case in Arizona Prison
  5. ‘Essential’ Maui Lab Keeping People Doped up
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Friday, July 17, 2020
July 17, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:30 PM :: 2259 Views
  1. Oahu man dodges bullets after turning down alleged hit during Miske saga
  2. Feds: Alleged crime boss spent far more than he earned from legitimate business
  3. Hawaii County seeks proposals to spend $80 million: Fast-tracked bid request to get money on the street
  4. 40 Currently Hospitalized with COVID Statewide
  5. Hawaii Health Officials Back Superintendent’s Plan To Reopen Schools
  6. Decommissioning plan for Hoku Ke‘a teaching telescope on board agenda
  7. Hawaii agency seeks to terminate Hunt Cos. from $1B Mayor Wright Homes redevelopment
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Thursday, July 16, 2020
July 16, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:56 PM :: 1832 Views
  1. Hawaii Just Decided to Kill off Tourism Industry
  2. COVID Tests at Airport Starting Aug 1
  3. Hawaii County Indictment accuses retired police officer of intimidating witness
  4. SB2139 Dead – Would have Rigged Senate Special Election
  5. TMT construction on hold until after the new year, official says  
  6. Big Island Ballots Arrive in Mailboxes
  7. Tourists Could Soon Have To Pay More To Visit Hawaii Parks
  8. Use Of Force Or ‘Response To Resistance’? Police Policy Change Considered
  9. ACLU Busted Cherry Picking Data
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Wednesday, July 15, 2020
July 15, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:08 PM :: 1165 Views
  1. First experimental coronavirus vaccine poised for final testing
  2. Governor details how he plans to shore up $2.3B budget shortfall  
  3. $100M Housing Fund to Provide $600/mo When Federal Benefits Run Out
  4. June bankruptcies in Hawaii surged amid COVID crisis
  5. Maui County: More study needed on short-term rental caps for Maui, Lanai
  6. 70% Hawaii parents say their kids didn’t learn as much with ‘distance education’, survey shows
  7. 6-foot rule means fewer kids in school
  8. Aiea Kama'aina Kids program temporarily closed after 6-year-old tests positive for COVID-19
  9. Soft on Crime Crowd Exultant!  Finally, a Hawaii Prisoner Tests Positive For COVID-19!!!
  10. Governor says his mother is quarantined at nursing home grappling with COVID-19 cluster
  11. Kailua NIMBYville
  12. HPD Sex Harassment Complaints Begin in Training Academy
  13. HB2097: Hawaii Could Soon Allow The Sale Of Medical Cannabis Edibles to Keep People Doped up
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Tuesday, July 14, 2020
July 14, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:16 PM :: 1402 Views
  1. After Extending Quarantine, Ige Must Veto pay raises
  2. Police: Video Show Sovereignty Activists Lied About Home Depot Takeover—Framed Pahoa Man
  3. Drug Addicted Criminal Released for COVID back in Jail Again
  4. Third COVID-19 death tied to small private care homes raises concerns
  5. DOH: Clusters at Hawaiian Airlines, local gyms involve same patient
  6. State, teachers union come to agreement on what social distancing will mean at public schools
  7. Hawaii’s Charter Schools Are Listening To Parents When It Comes To Reopening
  8. Revisit trust lands to allot for homesteads
  9. HB285: Here's Why The Police Misconduct Bill Is So Important
  10. Par Hawaii Refinery using COVID to reopen HECO, Gas Co Contracts
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Monday, July 13, 2020
July 13, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:46 PM :: 1211 Views
  1. Governor announces plan to delay reopening of tourism for at least a month
  2. Ige Should Block Union Pay Raises
  3. With 20% Unemployed, State Preps for Wave of Drug Addiction
  4. Over 150 visitors have been sent home, VASH reports
  5. Is YB Capable of Sound Fiscal Management?
  6. New budget director’s campaign contributions show he was no stranger to politics
  7. 6 cases tied to a cluster at the Pearl City Nursing Home
  8. Hawaii passes new gun control law restricting interstate commerce
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Sunday, July 12, 2020
July 12, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:39 PM :: 2586 Views
  1. Star-Adv: If we don’t reopen Tourism now, we never will  
  2. Kai Kahele traveling a gilded political fast lane to Washington
  3. UH Board of Regents resolution calls for emergency proclamation, drastic cuts
  4. TMT supporters and opponents reflect one year after Mauna Kea demonstration started
  5. Hawaii claimants seeking jobless aid end up with big PUA bills instead
  6. No School Will offer 100% Face to Face Instruction on Big Island, Kauai, Parts of Oahu
  7. Oahu Superspreader tied to Three Outbreaks
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Saturday, July 11, 2020
July 11, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:26 PM :: 1335 Views
  1. Ige’s COVID Fake Out: After weeks of prepping for tourism’s reopening, hotels face the prospect of a costly delay -- Food Lines Form Again
  2. Live and Let Die: What Made it at the Legislature?
  3. Incumbents Maintain Money Advantage In Hawaii Legislative Races
  4. Grim prognosis for state budget
  5. 8,000 citations were issued for violating stay-at-home orders. They’re all entitled to jury trials.
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Friday, July 10, 2020
July 10, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:57 PM :: 2342 Views
  1. Frustrated Hawaii businesses feel further delay in reopening could beget ‘economic catastrophe’
  2. Bill would change election laws to make Rep. Takayama eligible to run for Sen. Harimoto’s seat
  3. Hidden Agenda?  Outside Influence? SB2940 paving way for new Aloha Stadium dies in Hawaii Legislature
  4. ‘Patently Absurd’ Amemiya Contributes Money to Hanabusa, Hannemann
  5. Gun control bills hang in the balance as lawmakers wrap up the legislative session
  6. Coronavirus clobbers Marshall Island communities in U.S.: Infections have 'skyrocketed'
  7. "We need more testing immediately" Hawaii doc cautions against testing complacency    
  8. BoE Delays Vote on COVID Agreement
  9. Plans For Increasing COVID-19 Testing At Care Homes On Hold
  10. Young Bros. files New Request for Rate Increase—47% This Time!
  11. Gov. Ige appoints Bennette Misalucha to the late Breene Harimoto’s Hawaii Senate seat
  12. Utilities commission rejects Hu Honua’s Overpriced deal to Jack up Electric Rates
  13. Yes, window AC units require building permits in Hawaii County
  14. Kauai Anti-Styrofoam bill amended to delay implementation
  15. Hawaii Prison Oversight Commission: ‘Maybe We’ve Been Forgotten’
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Thursday, July 9, 2020
July 9, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 9:21 PM :: 1314 Views
  1. Gov. David Ige and the state’s mayors will meet again to decide whether to lift the 14-day travel quarantine
  2. Hawaii Lawmakers Won’t Give Health Director Broad COVID-19 Screening Powers  
  3. Hawaii debates how close is too close for kids in classrooms
  4. Honolulu City Council holds off on $26M bond for rail
  5. Bill 12: Will ‘Historic’ Manoa Political Insiders Have to Pay More than $300 in Property Taxes?
  6. Realtors survey finds alarming number of Oahu tenants unable to pay their rent in June
  7. Is COVID-19 causing an increase in island suicides?
  8. Hawaii among nation’s worst for COVID racial disparity
  9. Friends and Family: Hawaii County Begins Passing out $80M ‘Relief’
  10. Measures On Track To Clear Hawaii Legislature
  11. Some PUA payments grind to halt amid Hawaii’s push to end fraud
  12. Will Maui Liquor panel help small businesses survive COVID?
  13. Anti-Telescope Lunatics Blockade Hilo Home Depot Store over ‘Zip-Tie’ Conspiracy Theory
  14. Get public input on solar projects
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Wednesday, July 8, 2020
July 8, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:37 PM :: 1388 Views
  1. Vote by Mail: ‘Universal Disbelief’
  2. Designed to Fail:  CVS can’t deliver COVID test in 72-hour window
  3. Prominent Hawaii doctor says state should delay plan for trans-Pacific visitors
  4. Hawaii’s coronavirus testing capability to be reduced in half after mainland company cuts off supplies
  5. Garbage: Kouchi Business Gets PPP Money
  6. Crooks and Cronies: A quick look at Colleen Hanabusa’s campaign fundraising during 2019
  7. Another School Announces Plan to Continue with ‘Distance Learning’ Scheme
  8. A colored placard system could soon identify businesses abiding by COVID precautions
  9. Maui restaurants plead for rule changes to stay in business
  10. DHHL conducts removal of unauthorized campers in Waimanalo
  11. Criminal Enters Country, Spends Next 44 Years on Maui Committing Crimes
  12. Soft on Stupid: Hawaii County Council Panders to anti-5G Idiots
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Tuesday, July 7, 2020
July 7, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:35 PM :: 2697 Views
  1. COVID Upsurge not Affecting Hawaii Hospitals Much—Only 5 ICU or Ventilator Patients Statewide 
  2. Bought n Paid for -- 42% of Kahele’s Money Coming from Out of State
  3. These Hawaii Businesses Got Federal Loans During The Pandemic
  4. A small-business owner’s perspective on the minimum wage
  5. Pay Raise Retaliation? Hawaii Senate committee rejects Gov. Ige’s pick for state director of finance
  6. Senate committee recommends rejection of Ige’s BLNR nominee
  7. Senate passes COVID-19 screening bill, despite protests
  8. HB460: A tool to ferret out unlicensed rentals
  9. COVID Cluster -- 9 at Local Gym
  10. Soft on Crime: Recidivist Tweeker Gets 5 Years for 11-day Crime Spree
  11. Soft on Crime: Plea deal still on table in alleged child starvation
  12. Judge blocks auction of Hawaiian heiress’ belongings
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Monday, July 6, 2020
July 6, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 9:41 PM :: 1878 Views
  1. Ige: State facing $2.3B in lost tax revenue due to coronavirus pandemic
  2. Public chance to weigh in on the major overhaul of election rules  
  3. Hawaii Senate worker tests positive for coronavirus but legislative session to resume Monday
  4. Senate passes bill granting emergency powers to Hawaii health director
  5. Hawaii State Legislature passes police reform bill
  6. Substitute teachers’ unemployment benefits in limbo in Hawaii
  7. Future of Hawaii's "only free dental clinic" in jeopardy due to Cancellation of State Grants in Aid Program Statewide
  8. COVID News: Taxpayers won’t be Covering Cesspool Expense at Gay TVR in Puna 
  9. Kakaako condo tower construction upended by coronavirus
  10. Envisioned vertical public school in Kakaako faces new delays
  11. Surfing Goat Dairy Down 89% Without Tourists
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Sunday, July 5, 2020
July 5, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:00 PM :: 2445 Views
  1. WCIT/DTL Chairs Amemiya Campaign
  2. Ige warns that without more federal aid, Hawaii public worker pay cuts or furloughs are inevitable
  3. Republican Incompetence to Blame for Hawaii’s meager ballot choices
  4. Get ready for Hawaii’s inaugural vote-by-mail election coming up in weeks
  5. Should Hawaii counties defund police? No: Make warranted decision, not vengeful one
  6. Suicide Squad Writes 30 Prescriptions in First Year
  7. Report: Residents don’t want quarantine for travelers
  8. Lack of clear vision for pre-arrival testing program is hindering Hawaii’s tourism reopening
  9. Kapa'a man freaks out over mask in store -- arrested for terroristic threatening
  10. HNL Clogged up with Electric Vehicles Parked Free
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