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Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Abercrombie Vetoes 7 Bills, 6 Become Law without Signature
By News Release @ 12:50 AM :: 3510 Views :: Hawaii State Government

...After reviewing 245 measures passed by the 2014 Hawaii State Legislature, Abercrombie today notified legislators of his decision to veto seven bills and to allow six bills to become law without his signature....

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Tuesday, July 8, 2014
51,700 LED Streetlights to be Financed by 'Public-Private Partnership'
By News Release @ 4:17 PM :: 4941 Views :: Honolulu County, Energy

The city is preparing a request for proposal to form a public-private-partnership that will replace all 51,700 city streetlights with LEDs....

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Tuesday, July 8, 2014
DBEDT: Decline of Nuclear Family Makes Kakaako Development Possible
By News Release @ 3:01 AM :: 5345 Views :: Family, Development

With increased numbers of unmarried couples, single parents, broken marriages, and couples who choose to delay or forgo childbirth....

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Tuesday, July 8, 2014
State Touts First $3M in Sub Prime 'Green' Energy Loans
By News Release @ 2:34 AM :: 4226 Views :: Energy

$88 million in energy financing statewide....

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Monday, July 7, 2014
Register to Vote: July 10 Deadline for Primary Election
By News Release @ 11:40 PM :: 5534 Views :: Office of Elections, Republican Party

The deadline to register to vote in this year's Primary Election is this Thursday, July 10th....

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Monday, July 7, 2014
Small steps to turn government workers into stakeholders
By Rachelle Chang @ 9:55 PM :: 3604 Views :: Labor
How can we make government workers and taxpayers feel like part of the same team?
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Monday, July 7, 2014
The Obama Administration Should Speak Up for Hong Kong
By Heritage Foundation @ 1:37 PM :: 4476 Views :: World News

The Heritage Foundation calls on President Barack Obama, Secretary of State John Kerry and the Congress to publicly condemn China’s behavior and make clear to Beijing that the world is watching....

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Monday, July 7, 2014
July 7, 1898: Hawaii Republic Annexed by USA
By Selected News Articles @ 12:01 AM :: 13634 Views :: Hawaii History

Hawaii became a U.S. Territory JULY 7, 1898, as President McKinley signed the Treaty of Annexation.

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Sunday, July 6, 2014
At Meetings Statewide, Hawaiians Unite Against the Akaka Tribe
By Andrew Walden @ 11:41 PM :: 6369 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

When the people are nearly 100% against that for which the political class is nearly 100% in favor there is a lesson in political cowardice for all who wish to learn it....

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Sunday, July 6, 2014
City Ethics: Hire Spouse, Throw in Cellphone, Overtime
By News Release @ 9:06 PM :: 4744 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics

...nepotism and preferential treatment that could have been mitigated if the Department had implemented the Commission’s instructions from a prior investigation of the same situation....

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Sunday, July 6, 2014
For The Record: Hawaiian Homelands Debunks Kalaeloa Raceway Story
By News Release @ 5:15 PM :: 5648 Views :: DHHL

SORT does not have a rental agreement. A demand to vacate the premises has been delivered. No one is authorized to occupy the property and therefore any racing activity thereon is also unauthorized.....

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Sunday, July 6, 2014
Winner and Still Champ! Oh, No!!
By Tom Yamachika @ 4:01 AM :: 5979 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Small Business

The old saying "nice place to visit but I wouldn't want to live there" seems to sum up employment conditions in Hawaii....

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Saturday, July 5, 2014
1874: Liliuokalani Cheers as Marines Occupy Queen’s Palace
By Selected News Articles @ 9:01 PM :: 4522 Views :: Hawaii History

"No dependence could be placed on the police nor on the Hawaiian Guards; these had proved unfaithful to their duties to preserve order, and had in some cases joined the partisans of Queen Emma...."

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Saturday, July 5, 2014
Grassroot Institute Talking About Kakaako
By Grassroot Institute @ 12:39 AM :: 4627 Views :: Development, OHA

Grassroot President Keli’i Akina and Jay Fidell, President of ThinkTech Hawaii discuss development in Oahu, beginning with Kakaako....

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Friday, July 4, 2014
Djou: Independence, the Strength to Vote for Change
By Rep Charles Djou @ 6:15 PM :: 4679 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

...we Americans have within us the strength and ability to change our community, our state and our nation for the better....

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Friday, July 4, 2014
Pat Saiki: Celebrate Independence by Voting for New Candidates with New Ideas
By Pat Saiki @ 5:19 PM :: 3761 Views :: Republican Party

It is time for the opposition party to rise up and assume its rightful role in presenting alternatives – new candidates, new ideas, problem solvers – to tackle the needs of our state....

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Friday, July 4, 2014
‘We Have Not Forgotten’: Presidents on the Fourth of July
By Heritage Foundation @ 3:39 PM :: 5284 Views :: National News

For this Independence Day, here’s a look back at what some presidents had to say in honor of this historic day....

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Friday, July 4, 2014
Alaska Rep Young Legislation Blocks Presidential Power to Lock Away Oceans
By News Release @ 4:55 AM :: 3529 Views :: Environment

Bill Would Require Congressional Approval for Marine Monument Declarations....

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Friday, July 4, 2014
Hawaii Ranks 46th in Patriotism
By Selected News Articles @ 4:46 AM :: 4521 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

To find out how patriotic each state was, we first made a list of criteria that we considered to be pretty indicative of proud Americans....

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Thursday, July 3, 2014
Act 201 Reforms Hawaii Juvenile Justice System
By News Release @ 4:51 PM :: 6119 Views :: Judiciary, Law Enforcement

...In 2013, the state spent $199,000 a year for each bed at the Hawaii Youth Correctional Facility (HYCF), yet 75 percent of youth released from HYCF were re-adjudicated or convicted as an adult within three years....

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Thursday, July 3, 2014
Volunteers Sought for Vacancies Opening Up on Boards and Commissions as Ethics law Takes Effect
By News Release @ 4:42 PM :: 4066 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government

individuals looking to serve the public should apply for state board or commission openings that will occur as Senate Bill 2682 takes effect on July 8....

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Thursday, July 3, 2014
Must Hawaii Employers Preserve Absent Employees Positions Indefinitely?
By News Release @ 4:37 PM :: 4283 Views :: Labor, Small Business

The First Circuit Court of Hawaii will have to decide whether employers in the state have a legal obligation to preserve an employee’s original position indefinitely ....

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Thursday, July 3, 2014
Stay seated: Hawaii will pay $81K for fall-prevention coordinator
By Malia Zimmerman @ 4:31 PM :: 3580 Views :: Hawaii State Government

Hawaii seems compelled to pay someone — rather handsomely — to offer such ubiquitous and common-sense advice....

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Thursday, July 3, 2014
Kauai property crime rates spur community to action
By Malia Zimmerman @ 4:30 PM :: 8921 Views :: Kauai County, Law Enforcement

...since 2000, Matsumoto has been charged with 98 felonies, 51 misdemeanors and four petty misdemeanors. He’s been convicted of 10 felonies and one petty misdemeanor violation; 38 felonies and 46 misdemeanors were dismissed. Matsumoto awaits trial on 50 felonies....

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Thursday, July 3, 2014
Email Reveals Plan to Take Control of Hawaiian Homelands as Indian Tribe
By Selected News Articles @ 4:17 PM :: 7042 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

...leaked email detailing plans to achieve US tribal federal recognition status for SCHAA homesteaders through the US Department of Interior....

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Thursday, July 3, 2014
Ex-Im and the Tour de Fraud
By Heritage Foundation @ 2:26 PM :: 4183 Views :: National News, Ethics

One of the Export-Import Bank’s largest investment partners, BNP Paribas SA, pleaded guilty on Monday to violating U.S. sanctions against Sudan, Iran and Cuba....

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Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Tribe? Secret DoI Meetings in Hawaii
By Video @ 5:42 PM :: 6833 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA
Which Organization Is Already Contacting Native American Tribes & Hawaiian Civic Clubs In The US Asking Their Support For Hawaiian Federal Recognition?
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Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Abercrombie Jets off to Yacht Club to Sign Bills
By News Release @ 4:48 PM :: 3665 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Higher Education

In another first, Gov. Neil Abercrombie today at Hilo Yacht Club enacted measures....

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Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Now Playing in Honolulu – America: Imagine the World Without Her
By Video @ 3:18 PM :: 4704 Views :: National News
"America is great because she is good; if she ever ceases to be good she will cease to be great."
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Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Experts fear Hawaii’s new voter registration law heightens fraud risk
By Malia Zimmerman @ 2:44 PM :: 3639 Views :: Office of Elections

The law makes it legal for voters to register to vote – and to vote – on Election Day beginning in 2018....

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Tuesday, July 1, 2014
After Win at UH Hilo, Free Speech Lawsuits Hit Campuses Nationwide
By News Release @ 11:12 PM :: 5568 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

The filings launch FIRE’s new Stand Up For Speech Litigation Project, a national effort to eliminate unconstitutional speech codes through targeted First Amendment lawsuits....

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Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Hawaii Opioid Pain Pill Prescriptions 'only' 52 per 100 people--Lowest in USA
By News Release @ 5:46 PM :: 5153 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Drugs

...For all OPR combined, the prescribing rate in Alabama was 2.7 times the rate in Hawaii....

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Tuesday, July 1, 2014
First Amendment Victory: Supreme Court Rules Against Union Taking Dues From Non-Members
By Heritage Foundation @ 6:53 AM :: 4249 Views :: First Amendment, Labor

...the U.S. Supreme Court handed down an important victory for participants in home-health care programs....

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