Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Hawai'i Free Press

Current Articles | Archives

Entries for August 2020

Thursday, August 13, 2020
COVID Count 355 new cases out of 3,384 tests
By News Release @ 6:41 PM :: 1172 Views :: COVID-19

...2 new deaths, 9 hospitalized....

Read More..
Thursday, August 13, 2020
COVID: 116 Cases in OCCC--Jail Inmates Purposefully Spread Disease
By News Release @ 6:04 PM :: 2014 Views :: Law Enforcement, COVID-19

...with the ACLU egging them on by the offer of early release, guards report inmates are purposefully spreading COVID at OCCC.  92 criminals and 24 staff are found to be infected after mass testing results came in today.  COVID is also spreading among homeless criminals who are not currently incarcerated....

Read More..
Thursday, August 13, 2020
HSTA Files Lawsuit to Block School reopening--No Request for Injunction
By Video @ 5:53 PM :: 2449 Views :: Education K-12, Labor, COVID-19

...Injunction to stop students from returning to campus dropped....

Read More..
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Election 2020: Democrats Aim to Eliminate All Republicans from Hawaii Legislature
By Andrew Walden @ 11:02 PM :: 2861 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Republican Party

...For the first time since 2002, Hawaii Democrat candidates will be on the ballot in the General Election challenging every single sitting Republican incumbent legislator....

Read More..
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Blood Test can Determine Who is Most Likely to Die of COVID
By News Release @ 6:34 PM :: 1730 Views :: COVID-19

...George Washington University researchers analyzed five biomarkers present in the blood of hundreds of COVID-19 patients, finding elevated levels associated with higher odds of clinical deterioration and death....

Read More..
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Racketeering Indictments for Saipan Casino Operators
By News Release @ 6:25 PM :: 1701 Views :: Gambling, Law Enforcement

...Three executives from Imperial Pacific International (IPI) and MCC International Saipan have been indicted on federal criminal charges, including Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) conspiracy, harboring illegal aliens, unlawful employment of aliens, and international promotional money laundering....

Read More..
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
DHHL Submits Wireless Spectrum Applications to FCC
By News Release @ 6:00 PM :: 1595 Views :: DHHL

...The waiver affirms DHHL as the only entity with the legal standing to apply in the Window and implement broadband service on Hawaiian Home Lands....

Read More..
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
COVID Count: 202 new cases out of 2,726 tests
By News Release @ 5:12 PM :: 1627 Views :: COVID-19

...4 deaths, 9 new hospitalizations....

Read More..
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
VIDEO: A Honolulu Woman's Story of COVID Survival
By Video @ 5:06 AM :: 1270 Views :: COVID-19

...Sarah Bolles of Salt Lake thought she was going to die....

Read More..
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
DoE Sister Isles Plan: Almost all Schools go Virtual
By News Release @ 4:09 AM :: 1668 Views :: Education K-12, COVID-19

...Public schools on Kaua‘i, Hawaiʻi Island, and Maui County – with the exception of Moloka‘i schools and Hāna High & Elementary – will transition to full distance learning for the first four weeks of the 2020-21 school year....

Read More..
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Flashback: Tulsi Gabbard Torches Kamala Harris
By Video @ 7:53 PM :: 3545 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

... Tulsi Gabbard is the gift that just keeps giving ....

Read More..
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
HSTA: COVID on Nine Campuses--No Public Announcement
By News Release @ 7:42 PM :: 1937 Views :: Education K-12, Labor, COVID-19

...In the last 11 days, there have been at least nine campuses with coronavirus cases in which some staff were quarantined and campuses were closed....

Read More..
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
COVID Count: 118 new cases out of 1,671 tests
By News Release @ 6:32 PM :: 1110 Views :: COVID-19

...9 new hospitalizations, no new deaths (but two deaths will be reported tomorrow)....

Read More..
Monday, August 10, 2020
Lawsuit Victory: American Samoans Win Gun Rights in Hawaii
By News Release @ 10:00 PM :: 3387 Views :: Second Amendment

... As soon as the HPD officers working the desk found out he was a US national and not a citizen he was swiftly denied the opportunity to apply ....

Read More..
Monday, August 10, 2020
​Honolulu Hale closing to the public --Caldwell Tests Negative
By News Release @ 9:29 PM :: 2397 Views :: Honolulu County, COVID-19

...all city workers are instructed to work from home through September 6, if possible....

Read More..
Monday, August 10, 2020
COVID Count: 140 new cases, 3 deaths, 3 hospitalizations
By News Release @ 8:27 PM :: 1215 Views :: COVID-19

... and 3,892 new tests.  This is a two-day test count total--all other totals are for one day....

Read More..
Monday, August 10, 2020
Ige Replaces DoTax, DLIR Directors
By News Release @ 8:11 PM :: 1501 Views :: Hawaii State Government

...Scott Murakami resigned on Aug. 5 as director of the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations....

Read More..
Monday, August 10, 2020
UH reduces presence on campuses as COVID-19 impacts Hawaii
By News Release @ 7:49 PM :: 1568 Views :: Higher Education, COVID-19

... This message was shared with the students, faculty, and staff of the 10-campus University of Hawaii system on August 10, 2020 ....

Read More..
Sunday, August 9, 2020
COVID Count: 152 new cases
By News Release @ 5:57 PM :: 1132 Views :: COVID-19

...two more hospitalized, no new deaths....

Read More..
Sunday, August 9, 2020
How We’re Going to Spend CARES Act Money
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:00 AM :: 1999 Views :: Economy, COVID-19

...In the meantime, the unemployed need to survive without any plus-up at all....

Read More..
Sunday, August 9, 2020
OHA to Take Over Honolulu Council?
By Andrew Walden @ 3:30 AM :: 7391 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Development, Land Use, OHA

...two OHA operatives are in the Council runoff elections this November with one goal in mind--help OHA upzone Kakaako Makai so it can build hotels and condos up to the sky....

Read More..
Sunday, August 9, 2020
Fourth Read: Results from 406,425 votes
By Andrew Walden @ 12:25 AM :: 4821 Views :: Office of Elections

... final results for all races ....

Read More..
Saturday, August 8, 2020
Will pandemic keep Hawaiʻi residents from moving away?
By UHERO @ 10:09 PM :: 2094 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

...due to the increased difficulty of navigating a trans-Pacific move. There is also fear of a spike in COVID-19 cases in states such as California and Texas....

Read More..
Saturday, August 8, 2020
Lockdown mania, at what cost?
By Grassroot Institute @ 9:45 PM :: 1567 Views

...Day after day we learn of businesses that have filed for bankruptcy or shut their doors for good....

Read More..
Saturday, August 8, 2020
Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted August 8, 2020
By GovTrack .us @ 9:35 PM :: 1315 Views :: Congressional Delegation

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

Read More..
Saturday, August 8, 2020
COVID Count 223 new cases out of 2,698 tests
By News Release @ 6:19 PM :: 1078 Views :: COVID-19

...six new hospitalizations, one new death....

Read More..
Friday, August 7, 2020
Hawaii Lowest Physician Medicare Acceptance Rate in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 11:11 PM :: 2287 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...2020’s Best & Worst States for Health Care....

Read More..
Friday, August 7, 2020
After Five Months of ACLU Dreams, First Inmate Finally Tests Positive for COVID
By News Release @ 10:27 PM :: 1503 Views :: Law Enforcement, COVID-19

...but he was quarantined right away so the hope for another mass release of criminals may be dashed....

Read More..
Friday, August 7, 2020
DoE: No In-person Oahu Schools for First Four Weeks
By News Release @ 9:49 PM :: 2048 Views :: Education K-12, Labor, COVID-19

...Starting on Aug. 17, all O'ahu public schools will be implementing full distance learning models....

Read More..
Friday, August 7, 2020
COVID Count 201 new cases out of 3,962 tests
By News Release @ 7:02 PM :: 1107 Views :: COVID-19

...6 new hospitalizations, 2 new deaths....

Read More..
Friday, August 7, 2020
HSTA: Pay our members for fake 'distance learning' classes
By News Release @ 6:43 PM :: 2043 Views :: Education K-12, COVID-19

"...One-hundred percent virtual instruction will allow many of these teachers to remain on the job...."

Read More..
Friday, August 7, 2020
VIDEO: Mazie Hirono walks out of Senate Portland Antifa Hearing
By Video @ 4:42 AM :: 3778 Views :: Congressional Delegation, First Amendment

...Senator Ted Cruz invites Senator Mazie Hirono to say 'one negative thing' about Antifa....

Read More..
Friday, August 7, 2020
$100 Worth Only $84.67 in Hawaii
By Tax Foundation @ 4:21 AM :: 2230 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...What is the Real Value of $100 in Your State?....

Read More..
Friday, August 7, 2020
Ige Reinstates Inter-Island Quarantine
By News Release @ 3:01 AM :: 1720 Views :: Tourism, COVID-19

...the inter-island travel quarantine will be reinstated, in part, on Tuesday, Aug. 11....

Read More..
Friday, August 7, 2020
Oahu: List of What's Closed Under New COVID Order
By News Release @ 1:40 AM :: 2845 Views :: Honolulu County, COVID-19

...The “Act With Care – Do Not Gather” Order is effective Saturday, August 8, 2020, at 12 a.m., and will continue through 11:59 p.m. on September 4....

Read More..
Thursday, August 6, 2020
Homeschooling? Hawaii State Library offers free 'Scholastic Teachables'
By News Release @ 11:57 PM :: 2554 Views :: Education K-12, Family, COVID-19

...Scholastic Teachables materials are of high-quality and are ready-to-use for all age ranges from Pre-K to grade 8....

Read More..
Thursday, August 6, 2020
Temperature screening equipment now active at Five Airports
By News Release @ 11:23 PM :: 1535 Views :: Tourism, COVID-19

...Phase 2 of the project will install the temperature scanning equipment at the remaining gates by Aug. 20....

Read More..
Thursday, August 6, 2020
Pine urges direct federal oversight of rail’s P3 contract awards
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 8:52 PM :: 1983 Views :: Ethics, Rail

...Pine is urging the Federal Transit Administration to conduct in-person oversight of rail project awards of so-called public-private-partnership, or P3 contracts....

Read More..
Thursday, August 6, 2020
COVID Count: 152 new cases, 2 deaths
By News Release @ 4:29 PM :: 1699 Views :: COVID-19

...two new deaths, nine new hospitalizations....

Read More..
Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Hawaii Democrats Select Lobbyist as Party Chair
By News Release @ 11:24 PM :: 2186 Views :: Democratic Party

...Election results also released for State Central Committee members....

Read More..
Wednesday, August 5, 2020
COVID Count 173 new cases out of 2,383 new tests
By Andrew Walden @ 10:42 PM :: 1257 Views :: COVID-19

...six new hospitalizations, no new deaths....

Read More..
Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Honolulu Streets to be Wired for Autonomous Vehicles
By News Release @ 5:09 AM :: 1961 Views :: Honolulu County, Higher Education

...Project preps traffic for self-driving cars, more....

Read More..
Wednesday, August 5, 2020
15 People Died in Assisted Suicides in Hawaii, State Wants More People to Kill Themselves
By Selected News Articles @ 4:55 AM :: 2611 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Life

...The Hawaii Department of Health urges the government to remove safeguards....

Read More..
Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Tenants Being Evicted Illegally
By News Release @ 4:45 AM :: 2270 Views :: Homelessness, Law Enforcement, COVID-19

...The moratorium is currently in place through August 31, 2020....

Read More..
Tuesday, August 4, 2020
COVID Count: 144 New cases out of 1,814 tests
By News Release @ 7:01 PM :: 1184 Views :: COVID-19

...seven new hospitalizations, one new death....

Read More..
Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Former Matson Lawyer: Why It's Time to Update Jones Act
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 4:00 AM :: 2545 Views :: Jones Act

...Corporate and maritime attorney Wayne Parker talks about how the Jones Act affects the shipping industry in unexpected ways.... 

Read More..
Monday, August 3, 2020
Free Speech? UH Manoa Policy Encourages Abuse
By News Release @ 11:52 PM :: 1985 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

...University of Hawaii at Manoa has been given the speech code rating Yellow....

Read More..
Monday, August 3, 2020
Free Speech? UH Hilo policy encourages abuse
By News Release @ 11:47 PM :: 1685 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

...ambiguous policy that too easily encourages administrative abuse and arbitrary application....

Read More..
Monday, August 3, 2020
Oahu COVID Restrictions Back--Parks, Gatherings
By News Release @ 11:03 PM :: 1853 Views :: Honolulu County, COVID-19

...Order 2020-22 does not allow for indoor or outdoor social gatherings to exceed 10 people....

Read More..
Monday, August 3, 2020
Ige Appoints Cathy Betts to Head DHS
By News Release @ 10:53 PM :: 1358 Views :: Hawaii State Government

...Betts will replace Pankaj Bhanot who is stepping down as the department’s director for health and family reasons on Aug. 31, 2020....

Read More..
Page 3 of 4First   Previous   1  2  [3]  4  Next   Last   
Links

TEXT "follow HawaiiFreePress" to 40404

Register to Vote

2aHawaii

808 Silent Majority

ACA Signups Hawaii

Alliance Defending Freedom

Aloha Pregnancy Care Center

American Council of Trustees and Alumni

AntiPlanner

Antonio Gramsci Reading List

A Place for Women in Waipio

Astronomy Hawaii

Back da Blue Hawaii

Ballotpedia Hawaii

Better Hawaii

Broken Trust

Build More Hawaiian Homes Working Group

ChinaTownWatch.com

Christian Homeschoolers of Hawaii

Cliff Slater's Second Opinion

DVids Hawaii

FIRE

Fix Oahu!

Frontline: The Fixers

Genetic Literacy Project

Grassroot Institute

Habele.org

Hawaii Aquarium Fish Report

Hawaii Aviation Preservation Society

Hawaii Catholic TV

Hawaii Christian Coalition

Hawaii Cigar Association

Hawaii Coalition Against Legalized Gambling

Hawaii ConCon Info

Hawaii Credit Union Watch

Hawaii Crop Improvement Association

Hawaii Debt Clock

Hawaii Defense Foundation

Hawaii Family Advocates

Hawaii Family Forum

Hawaii Farmers and Ranchers United

Hawaii Farmer's Daughter

Hawaii Federalist Society

Hawaii Federation of Republican Women

Hawaii Future Project

Hawaii Gathering of Eagles

Hawaii History Blog

Hawaii Homeschool Association

Hawaii Jihadi Trial

Hawaii Legal News

Hawaii Life Alliance

Hawaii March for Life

Hawaii's Partnership for Appropriate & Compassionate Care

Hawaii Public Charter School Network

Hawaii Rifle Association

Hawaii Shippers Council

Hawaii Smokers Alliance

Hawaii State Data Lab

Hawaii Together

HIEC.Coop

HiFiCo

Hiram Fong Papers

Homeschool Legal Defense Hawaii

Honolulu Navy League

Honolulu Traffic

House Minority Blog

Imua TMT

Inouye-Kwock, NYT 1992

Inside the Nature Conservancy

Inverse Condemnation

Investigative Project on Terrorism

July 4 in Hawaii

Kakaako Cares

Keep Hawaii's Heroes

Land and Power in Hawaii

Legislative Committee Analysis Tool

Lessons in Firearm Education

Lingle Years

Malulani Foundation

Managed Care Matters -- Hawaii

Malama Pregnancy Center of Maui

Mauna Kea Recreational Users Group

MentalIllnessPolicy.org

Military Home Educators' Network Oahu

Missile Defense Advocacy

MIS Veterans Hawaii

NAMI Hawaii

Natatorium.org

National Christian Foundation Hawaii

National Parents Org Hawaii

NFIB Hawaii News

No GMO Means No Aloha

Not Dead Yet, Hawaii

NRA-ILA Hawaii

Oahu Alternative Transport

Obookiah

OHA Lies

Opt Out Today

OurFutureHawaii.com

Patients Rights Council Hawaii

PEACE Hawaii

People vs Machine

Pritchett Cartoons

Pro-GMO Hawaii

P.U.E.O.

RailRipoff.com

Rental by Owner Awareness Assn

ReRoute the Rail

Research Institute for Hawaii USA

Rick Hamada Show

RJ Rummel

Robotics Organizing Committee

Save Dillingham Airfield

School Choice in Hawaii

SenatorFong.com

Sink the Jones Act

Statehood for Guam

Tax Foundation of Hawaii

The Real Hanabusa

Time Out Honolulu

Trustee Akina KWO Columns

UCC Truths

US Tax Foundation Hawaii Info

VAREP Honolulu

Waagey.org

West Maui Taxpayers Association

What Natalie Thinks

Whole Life Hawaii

Yes2TMT