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Thursday, February 2, 2023
Hawaii GOP Chair, Vice-Chair Suddenly Resign
By Audio @ 3:59 PM :: 155 Views :: Republican Party

... Lynn Finnegan and Lani Kaaa resign with one day notice four months before the Republican State Convention ....

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Thursday, February 2, 2023
Proposed Short Term Rental Regs Could Harm Big Island Farmers, Economy.
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 3:19 PM :: 129 Views :: Hawaii County , Agriculture, Small Business, Tourism

... Some members of the Hawaii County Council are proposing tighter regulations on hosted short-term rentals ....

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Thursday, February 2, 2023
VIDEO: FBI Raids Home of former Punahou Basketball Coach
By Andrew Walden @ 2:12 PM :: 198 Views :: Education K-12

... Clad only in white shorts, Yuen, a former Punahou coach accused by numerous female athletes--but never charged--was cuffed and soon whisked away in an unmarked vehicle ....

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Thursday, February 2, 2023
Marine Debris Found in Stomach of Stranded Kauai Sperm Whale
By News Release @ 9:30 AM :: 121 Views :: Kauai County, Environment

“...In addition to squid beaks, fish skeletons and other prey remains, we found at least six hagfish traps and we also found significant amounts of at least seven types of fishing net, at least two types of plastic bags, a light protector, fishing line and a float from a net...."

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Thursday, February 2, 2023
Who is having abortions in Hawaii?
By News Release @ 2:13 AM :: 220 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Life

... there were 1,809 abortions reported in Hawaii in 2020, a decrease of 9.7 percent from 2019 ....

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Thursday, February 2, 2023
Alleged Chinatown Pimp Indicted
By News Release @ 1:42 AM :: 228 Views :: Honolulu County, Law Enforcement

... The victim was forced to find clients near the Zippy's in Chinatown ....

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Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Profitable Non Profits: COVID Slush Fund Ends Feb 6
By News Release @ 7:02 PM :: 215 Views :: Honolulu County, COVID-19

... the deadline for submissions for relief through the Non-Profit Relief Program is set for Monday, February 6, 2023 at 11:30 p.m. HST. ....

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Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Notice of Anticipated Judicial Vacancy – District Judge, District Court of the First Circuit (island of O’ahu)
By News Release @ 6:25 PM :: 215 Views :: Honolulu County, Judiciary

... nomination deadline of Monday, March 13, 2023 ....

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Wednesday, February 1, 2023
​Fifth Circuit Launches Small Claims Online Dispute Resolution Pilot
By News Release @ 5:58 PM :: 195 Views :: Kauai County, Judiciary, Small Business

... Beginning today, parties to certain small claims cases will be required to use TurboCourt, an online application, to file, negotiate, and attempt to resolve their small claims cases ....

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Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Senate Agenda: Three Abortions and a Suicide
By News Release @ 5:41 PM :: 190 Views :: Family, Life

... This week 3 abortion bills are scheduled and 1 assisted suicide expansion bill is scheduled ....

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Wednesday, February 1, 2023
House Working Groups to Examine Red Hill, DHHL Funding
By News Release @ 5:28 PM :: 197 Views :: DHHL, Environment, Military

... to submit a report of its findings and recommendations to the House of Representatives no later than twenty days prior to the commencement of the Regular Session of 2024 ....

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Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Webinar: Hawaii Anti-Gun Bills for 2023 Session
By Selected News Articles @ 4:28 PM :: 212 Views :: Second Amendment

... The new session has started and there are 49 gun bills in the Hawaii Legislature ....

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Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Bills would remove GET for medical services
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:35 PM :: 160 Views :: Health Care, Taxes

... Legislators have introduced multiple bills in the 2023 legislative session that seek to remove the GET for medical services in Hawaii, either wholly or in part. They include ....

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Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Hawaii leads in pharmacist-prescribed birth control
By News Release @ 3:15 PM :: 185 Views :: Health Care, Life

... In 2017, Hawaii became the sixth state to extend pharmacist prescriptive authority to contraception ....

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Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Biomass plant appeals to Hawaii Supreme Court to begin operations
By Selected News Articles @ 2:53 PM :: 232 Views :: Hawaii County , Energy, Environment, Cost of Living

... greenhouse gas concerns, as well as the comparatively high cost of biomass electricity ....

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Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Poll: 86% of residents believe cannabis should be legal
By News Release @ 4:10 AM :: 287 Views :: Drugs

... Thirty percent of residents indicated they would be more likely to support a candidate who supported legalizing adult recreational use, compared to 26 percent who would be less likely to support a candidate who espoused that same view. Nearly 40 percent of residents, however, indicated that a candidate’s view on legalization doesn’t make much of a difference in their vote ....

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Tuesday, January 31, 2023
New report makes case for exempting medical services from Hawaii's GET
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:57 AM :: 264 Views :: Health Care, Taxes

... removing the tax would lower medical costs and help alleviate the state's doctor shortage ....

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Tuesday, January 31, 2023
December Tourist Count 91.5% of 2019 Level
By News Release @ 3:12 AM :: 237 Views :: Tourism

... visitor arrivals from Japan (36,988) and Canada (58,361) were at the highest monthly levels since the start of the pandemic ....

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Monday, January 30, 2023
​Lee Elected Chair of Maui Council after Epic 18 Hour Meeting
By Selected News Articles @ 6:48 PM :: 374 Views :: Maui County

... Who needs telenovelas when there's the Maui County Council? ....

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Monday, January 30, 2023
Judge Lifts West Hawaii Fishing Injunction
By News Release @ 6:16 PM :: 296 Views :: Hawaii County , Small Business, Tourism

... the lifting of the injunction in the WHRFMA does not permit the immediate resumption of commercial aquarium fishing ....

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Monday, January 30, 2023
SB19: Allow Dead People to Vote
By Selected News Articles @ 3:35 PM :: 306 Views :: Office of Elections

... The Senate Judiciary Committee heard comments for and against the bill on Friday. Ultimately, the committee deferred the bill ....

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Monday, January 30, 2023
Hawaii may become the first U.S. state with climate change warnings on all gas pumps
By News Release @ 2:59 AM :: 4195 Views :: Energy, Environment

... Bills have been introduced in the state of Hawaii Senate and House requiring warning labels on all gas pumps ....

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Sunday, January 29, 2023
Are Zoning Laws the Cause of Hawaii's Housing Crisis?
By Grassroot Institute @ 7:49 PM :: 413 Views :: Development, Land Use, Cost of Living

... Arbitrary Lines: How Zoning Broke the American City and How to Fix It ....

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Sunday, January 29, 2023
Don't let emergency orders become the norm
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 7:33 PM :: 228 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Homelessness

... bureaucracy and red tape have become a major barrier to affordable housing in Hawaii ....

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Sunday, January 29, 2023
High cost of living drives family, friends out of Hawaii
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 7:20 PM :: 558 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... More than 15,000 people left Hawaii for the mainland last year ....

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Sunday, January 29, 2023
Hold off on Maui County executive pay raises?
By Grassroot Institute @ 7:12 PM :: 476 Views :: Maui County

... salaries for the Mayor, County Council members, Directors, Deputy Directors and County Auditor ....

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Sunday, January 29, 2023
What’s In the Governor’s Bill Package
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:00 AM :: 405 Views :: Taxes

... SB 1347 / HB 1049, designated GOV-01, aims to give broad tax relief to pretty much everyone in Hawaii. It does this by juicing up several credits already on the books, giving a significant boost to the standard deduction, and doubling the personal exemption amount. ...

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Sunday, January 29, 2023
SB1: Abortion Expansion Bill Scheduled for Hearing
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 12:52 AM :: 401 Views :: Family, Life

... Hawaii's Senate has decided that abortion expansion bills should take front and center ....

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Saturday, January 28, 2023
Evidence says offshore wind development is killing lots of whales
By Selected News Articles @ 11:34 PM :: 911 Views :: Energy, Environment

... the humpback death rate roughly tripled starting in 2016 and continued high thereafter ....

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Saturday, January 28, 2023
Green Signs Homeless Emergency Proclamation--Amends it Three Days Later
By News Release @ 8:00 PM :: 779 Views :: Homelessness

"...We amended our homelessness emergency proclamation to reflect guardrails that will ensure we don’t have to choose between our kuleana to culture and land...."

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Saturday, January 28, 2023
Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted January 28, 2023
By GovTrack .us @ 7:45 PM :: 350 Views :: Congressional Delegation

... bills introduced and votes cast in Congress ....

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Saturday, January 28, 2023
​I Caught COVID
By Joni Kamiya @ 2:53 PM :: 1077 Views :: COVID-19

... 3 out of 5 of my household turned positive in a matter of a few days ....

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Saturday, January 28, 2023
Navy: No Groundwater Pollution from AFFF Spill
By News Release @ 2:45 PM :: 457 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Military

... Today the Navy published its first two weeks of validated groundwater PFAS test results, which show no exceedances of DOH’s EALs for groundwater ....

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Saturday, January 28, 2023
Maui Airport Mini-Rail to be Shutdown for Repairs--Replaced by Golf Carts
By News Release @ 2:40 PM :: 464 Views :: Maui County, Rail

...  A contractor will provide golf carts to take anyone needing assistance between the CONRAC and the airport lobby. ...

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Saturday, January 28, 2023
Former Prison Guard Arrested for Sexual Abuse of Inmates
By News Release @ 4:09 AM :: 670 Views :: Ethics, Law Enforcement

... a correctional officer at the Federal Detention Center in Honolulu from approximately 2014 to 2018 ....

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Friday, January 27, 2023
Maui Sovereignty Squatters Interfere with MEO Affordable Housing Project
By News Release @ 2:10 PM :: 500 Views :: Maui County, Development

"The only reason we are pursuing a development at Ke Kahua in Waiehu is to bring affordable rental units to struggling Maui families.

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Thursday, January 26, 2023
BIA Commission on Native Children to Hold Hawaii Hearing
By News Release @ 5:00 PM :: 456 Views

... The Commission on Native Children will hold its Hawaii Regional Hearing in Honolulu, HI, February 15–16, 2023 at the Moana Surfrider, and virtually. ...

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Thursday, January 26, 2023
Full Text: 2023 State of the Judiciary Address
By News Release @ 2:46 AM :: 364 Views :: Homelessness, Judiciary, Drugs

"We implement programs to address the root causes of recidivism . . . such as drug use and mental illness . . . and to respond to other urgent community needs. We embrace this expanded role.”

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Wednesday, January 25, 2023
​There’s still time to counter higher property taxes
By Grassroot Institute @ 6:00 PM :: 444 Views :: Taxes, Cost of Living

“They should look for ways to make government cost less and run more efficiently and operate on a leaner budget."

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Wednesday, January 25, 2023
US Department of Justice Orders Handi-Van to Answer Phones, Book Rides
By News Release @ 10:57 AM :: 386 Views :: Honolulu County

... TheHandi-Van, who called to make or change reservations for rides, had very long telephone hold times or did not have their calls answered. Under the agreement, Honolulu will take immediate steps to lessen hold times ....

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Wednesday, January 25, 2023
Preventing the Next Foster Care Disaster--Bills Mandate Court-Appointed Attorneys for Biological Parents
By Andrew Walden @ 3:36 AM :: 538 Views :: Hawaii County , Family

... Could Fabian’s death have been prevented if the biological parents had an attorney to investigate the fitness of these foster parents prior to Fabian’s placement? ....

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Wednesday, January 25, 2023
Schweitzer Exonerated of Dana Ireland Murder After 25 Years
By News Release @ 12:34 AM :: 540 Views :: Hawaii County , Law Enforcement, Police

... REALLY OBVIOUS QUESTION: Will Hawaii County Police or Prosecutor now search federal databases for a match to the DNA from 'Unknown Male #1'? ....

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Tuesday, January 24, 2023
Could this be a good year at the Hawaii Legislature?
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 10:54 PM :: 419 Views :: Development, Hawaii State Government, Land Use, Small Business, Cost of Living

... we have high hopes for a few ideas that could make a real difference for our state ....

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Tuesday, January 24, 2023
30 Years Later: Will Court Toss Out $150M Grift Against Bank of America?
By Court House News @ 10:35 PM :: 584 Views :: DHHL, Hawaii History

... a Maui-based 'nonprofit' filed a complaint seeking the funds ....

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Tuesday, January 24, 2023
Hawaiian Electric issues call for projects to significantly expand renewable energy generation on Oahu, Maui
By News Release @ 9:17 PM :: 550 Views :: Honolulu County, Maui County, Energy

... Latest procurement includes request for firm renewable capacity ....

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Tuesday, January 24, 2023
Hawaii ranked as most expensive state to buy eggs
By Selected News Articles @ 3:36 AM :: 649 Views :: Agriculture, Small Business, Cost of Living

... the average cost for a dozen eggs in Hawaii is about $9.73. That's 51% higher than a year earlier and 53% higher than #2 Florida ....

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Tuesday, January 24, 2023
Proposed Hawaii State Privacy Laws
By Selected News Articles @ 1:49 AM :: 421 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Health Care, Small Business

... Hawaii lawmakers introducing consumer privacy bills and biometric privacy bills ....

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Tuesday, January 24, 2023
Green's State of the State: What's to like? 
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 1:38 AM :: 517 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Taxes

... Most compelling was the governor's proposal to increase tax deductions and support open records, but all the talk about spending was worrisome ....

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Tuesday, January 24, 2023
December Unemployment 3.2%
By News Release @ 1:31 AM :: 348 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor

... in comparison with March 2020 (last month prior to pandemic effects), nonfarm jobs were down by 36,200, or -5.5 percent ....

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Monday, January 23, 2023
VIDEO: State of the State Address
By Video @ 3:18 PM :: 538 Views :: Hawaii State Government

... Gov Josh Green, State of the State address, January 23, 2023 ....

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