Saturday, December 4, 2021
Hawai'i Free Press

Current Articles | Archives

Entries for October 2021

Sunday, October 31, 2021
2021 State Business Tax Climate Index -- Hawaii 38th
By Tax Foundation @ 4:50 PM :: 2396 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Taxes

... the Index is designed to show how well states structure their tax systems and provides a road map for improvement ....

Read More..
Sunday, October 31, 2021
Climate Change: Billionaire Pats Honolulu Mayor on Head
By News Release @ 4:32 PM :: 1267 Views :: Honolulu County, Energy, Environment

... Honolulu recognized for 'Transforming Streets for Public Transit' ....

Read More..
Sunday, October 31, 2021
The Perils of Being a Watch Doggie
By Tom Yamachika @ 6:00 AM :: 1223 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, OHA

... The story you are about to read is true.  The names have not been changed to protect the innocent .... 

Read More..
Sunday, October 31, 2021
Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted October 30, 2021
By GovTrack .us @ 4:25 AM :: 659 Views :: Congressional Delegation

... bills introduced and votes cast in Congress from GovTrack.us .... 

Read More..
Saturday, October 30, 2021
Seminar: Teachers Union Pushing Transsexual Agenda
By News Release @ 5:29 PM :: 1501 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Labor

... Transgender 101 for Educators Presented by the HSTA Human and Civil Rights Committee ....

Read More..
Friday, October 29, 2021
Simoleons: Indigenous scientist calls for research funding change
By News Release @ 11:10 PM :: 633 Views :: Higher Education

... Fun game: Count the money-related terms in this news release.  We highlighted a few of them ....

Read More..
Friday, October 29, 2021
Spying on You: UH fans encouraged to download LumiSight app
By News Release @ 10:58 PM :: 772 Views :: Higher Education, COVID-19

... upload your vaccination information into the LumiSight UH app at least 3 days before the event – and on the day of the event, complete the health questionnaire in the LumiSight UH App ....

Read More..
Friday, October 29, 2021
Constant moving of goal posts breaks public trust
By Grassroot Institute @ 10:45 PM :: 745 Views :: COVID-19

... our elected officials have walked back on their promises to open up at certain benchmarks ....

Read More..
Friday, October 29, 2021
PVSA Reform: Hawaii congressional delegates missing opportunity to help Hawaii tourism?
By Grassroot Institute @ 10:37 PM :: 628 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Jones Act, Tourism

... Hawaii risks being left out in the cold unless its delegates to Congress act quickly to help reform the 1886 Passenger Vessel Services Act ....

Read More..
Friday, October 29, 2021
Next Boondoggle: Push is on to Sell You Ala Wai Flood Risk Management Project
By News Release @ 5:35 AM :: 738 Views :: Honolulu County

Wednesday, Nov. 10, 5:30-8p*
Saturday, Nov. 13, 1-3:30p*

Read More..
Thursday, October 28, 2021
September Tourist Arrivals Down 31%, Spending Down 15%
By News Release @ 9:21 PM :: 739 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

... total spending by visitors who came to the islands in September 2021 was $1.05 billion ....

Read More..
Thursday, October 28, 2021
City eases COVID-19 restrictions for managed events
By News Release @ 2:23 AM :: 857 Views :: Honolulu County, COVID-19

... the City and County of Honolulu is easing restrictions for managed events if all attendees are vaccinated and safety measures are followed ....

Read More..
Thursday, October 28, 2021
Red Hill: State Fines Navy $325K
By News Release @ 1:32 AM :: 780 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Military

... The violations were discovered during a routine DOH compliance inspection that took place from Sept. 28, 2020 through Oct. 9, 2020 ....

Read More..
Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Foster Care Insurance Policy Written to Keep CWS Secrets
By Andrew Walden @ 4:04 PM :: 1132 Views :: Family, Judiciary, Law Enforcement

... the policy specifically excludes any liability coverage for sexual or physical abuse, leaving the taxpayers on the hook for damages ....

Read More..
Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Poll: Most Support More Land for Housing
By Grassroot Institute @ 2:04 PM :: 732 Views :: Land Use, Cost of Living

“Currently, about 5% of all land in Hawaii is allocated for urban and residential use. Would you support increasing that amount by maybe 1 or 2 percentage points to 6% or 7%?”

Read More..
Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Use the Interim to Prepare for Legislative Session
By News Release @ 7:59 PM :: 685 Views :: First Amendment, Hawaii State Government

... Get active at the legislature! ....

Read More..
Tuesday, October 26, 2021
IATSE Announces Another Movie Contract Agreement
By News Release @ 7:14 PM :: 740 Views :: Labor

... Contract ratification can now move ahead for a combined 60,000 workers in TV and film nationwide ....

Read More..
Tuesday, October 26, 2021
VIDEO: How Hawaii Scares Entrepreneurs Away
By Video @ 2:05 AM :: 1009 Views :: Economy, Small Business

... Gerard Dericks, Ph.D., is the new director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Economic Education at Hawaii Pacific University ....

Read More..
Monday, October 25, 2021
Republican Reapportionment Update
By Brett Kulbis @ 7:51 PM :: 941 Views :: Honolulu County, Office of Elections, Republican Party

... Notable proposed changes to Oahu ....

Read More..
Monday, October 25, 2021
Budget crisis not needed to solve housing crisis
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 5:35 PM :: 745 Views :: Honolulu County, Development, Land Use

... These are suggestions that are broadly supported and would require little if any taxpayer investment ....

Read More..
Sunday, October 24, 2021
CWS Sex Assault Suit: Two sisters sent to same Foster Home Molesters
By Andrew Walden @ 8:02 PM :: 2081 Views :: Hawaii County , Family, Judiciary

... The suit alleges a Child Welfare Services social worker knowingly placed a 13-year-old girl, identified only as ‘TG’, into the same Kailua-Kona foster home where her older sister had previously been sexually assaulted ....

Read More..
Sunday, October 24, 2021
Best Small Cities in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 12:00 PM :: 1210 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... Kaneohe is #1...Waipahu not so much ....

Read More..
Sunday, October 24, 2021
​Where Is the Value from Taxes?
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:00 AM :: 663 Views :: Taxes

... So now let’s pose a challenge ....

Read More..
Sunday, October 24, 2021
Hawaii Has Most Jobs Seekers per Job Opening
By Andrew Walden @ 2:56 AM :: 756 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Labor, COVID-19

... 77 months until Hawaii returns to pre-COVID unemployment rates .... 

Read More..
Saturday, October 23, 2021
State Unemployment Recovery? -- Hawaii 49th
By News Release @ 2:37 PM :: 850 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Labor

... Hawaii Increase in Unemployment (September 2021 vs September 2019) 175.50% ....

Read More..
Saturday, October 23, 2021
City to Merge DCS, OHH
By News Release @ 2:17 PM :: 584 Views :: Honolulu County, Homelessness

... Acting Director Krucky will continue to work with his dedicated team of professionals in the Office of Housing and Homelessness while he is at DCS, with a design to eventually join the two organizations together to address community issues ....

Read More..
Saturday, October 23, 2021
City to hold hearings on new affordable housing rules
By News Release @ 2:09 PM :: 529 Views :: Honolulu County, Development, Cost of Living

... DPP will hold two public hearings to gather community input on the newly proposed measures ....

Read More..
Saturday, October 23, 2021
BLNR to Rule on Whether UH Missed Deadline to Break Ground on TMT
By News Release @ 1:11 PM :: 739 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... BLNR will rule on a petition for declaratory orders from parties from the 2016-17 Thirty-Meter Telescope permit contested case ....

Read More..
Friday, October 22, 2021
COVID/vaccination issues put enduring problems on back burner
By Grassroot Institute @ 10:13 PM :: 743 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... The coronavirus crisis understandably is front and center for most Hawaii residents, but other big issues still are mentioned in a new survey ....

Read More..
Friday, October 22, 2021
County TAT could further debilitate Hawaii tourism
By Grassroot Institute @ 10:06 PM :: 790 Views :: Economy, Rail, Taxes, Tourism

... Hawaii is still in a state of emergency, tourism has slowed, businesses are closing and unemployment is high. The economy will take years to recover ....

Read More..
Friday, October 22, 2021
A+ Fees to Increase 67%
By News Release @ 9:02 PM :: 796 Views :: Education K-12, Taxes, Cost of Living

... Monthly fees for A+ programming will be increasing from $120 to $200 ....

Read More..
Friday, October 22, 2021
Strive-HI Test Results Chart DoE COVID Failure
By News Release @ 8:50 PM :: 599 Views

... Math proficiency decreased 11 percentage points to 32% in 2021 ....

Read More..
Friday, October 22, 2021
State Wins $1.5M Judgment in Mortgage Rescue Fraud Case
By News Release @ 8:25 PM :: 768 Views :: Law Enforcement

... Guinn had tricked the couple into signing over the deed to their property ....

Read More..
Friday, October 22, 2021
'Karma is a Bitch' -- Maui Mayor's Office Rips Anti-Vaxxer
By Andrew Walden @ 4:06 AM :: 4785 Views :: Maui County, COVID-19

... Anti-vaxxer antics are a key argument for continuing to exclude direct public testimony ....

Read More..
Friday, October 22, 2021
UHERO Looks at Maui County Plan to Impose $1.17B Tax Hike on Housing
By UHERO @ 2:42 AM :: 654 Views :: Maui County, Taxes, Cost of Living

... How to build affordable housing?  Impose a $1.169 billion tax on housing.  Clue: 'Boondoggle' ....

Read More..
Thursday, October 21, 2021
Honolulu Bookkeeper Indicted for $1.2 Million Fraud and Money Laundering
By News Release @ 11:17 PM :: 195 Views :: OHA, Small Business

... six counts of wire fraud and seven counts of money laundering ....

Read More..
Thursday, October 21, 2021
Hawaii Unemployment Rate Drops to 6.6%
By News Release @ 5:11 PM :: 613 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor

... the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for September was 6.6 percent compared to 7.0 percent in August ....

Read More..
Thursday, October 21, 2021
Hawaii Hotel RevPAR Down 13.5% from 2019
By Hawaii Tourism Authority @ 2:39 PM :: 700 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

... When compared to September 2019, statewide ADR was higher in September 2021 but RevPAR was lower due to less occupancy ....

Read More..
Thursday, October 21, 2021
Substitute shortage reported in urban and rural schools across the state
By News Release @ 2:31 PM :: 719 Views :: Education K-12, Labor

... 100+ substitute positions are unfilled daily with others diverted to fill-in ....

Read More..
Thursday, October 21, 2021
State of Hawaii Launches 'Non-Fungible Token' Scheme
By News Release @ 2:20 PM :: 949 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Small Business

... Eminem is an 'investor' ....

Read More..
Wednesday, October 20, 2021
The real enemy of aloha is uncertainty
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 5:06 AM :: 860 Views :: Small Business, COVID-19

... Why are some businesses treated differently than others? When will we be able to return to normal? Are any of these restrictions really saving lives? ....

Read More..
Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Foster Children in Hawaii and Their Right to Counsel
By Selected News Articles @ 5:44 PM :: 1364 Views :: Family, Law Enforcement

... Hawaii is the only state in the nation that has a judicial procedure in place to ensure the legal rights of our most vulnerable population are protected; a little-known 2014 Family Court Tort Protocol mandated by Judge Mark Browning ....

Read More..
Tuesday, October 19, 2021
10-year-old girl arrested at Honowai Elem School--ACLU Demands $500K
By News Release @ 4:57 AM :: 2308 Views :: Education K-12, Law Enforcement

... a parent complained to school officials about a sketch N.B. and other students had drawn in response to another student bullying N.B. The parent unreasonably insisted that school officials call the police ....

Read More..
Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Anti-vaxxers Expose Maui Mayor to COVID
By News Release @ 4:46 AM :: 1631 Views :: Maui County, COVID-19

"...We only found out about the exposure because of a social media post....”

Read More..
Monday, October 18, 2021
COVID the Lion Killer
By News Release @ 7:02 PM :: 742 Views :: Honolulu County, COVID-19

... Honolulu Zoo bids aloha to Ekundu the African lion ....

Read More..
Monday, October 18, 2021
COVID Emergency Rules: HSTA to file complaint with Hawaii Labor Relations Board
By News Release @ 6:56 PM :: 888 Views :: Education K-12, Labor, COVID-19

"...The suspension of Chapter 89 sets a dangerous precedent...."

Read More..
Monday, October 18, 2021
‘OahuJoe’ TikTok video on Hawaii housing draws more than a million views
By Grassroot Institute @ 2:21 AM :: 1974 Views :: Cost of Living

... In just 13 seconds, Joe Kent of the Grassroot Institute explains why relatively modest homes in Hawaii are so darn expensive ....

Read More..
Sunday, October 17, 2021
Panorama: Hawaii DoE Paying Zuckerberg Company to Collect Data on Students
By Andrew Walden @ 10:32 PM :: 3138 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics

... Panorama’s ‘Social Emotional Learning Survey’ is a veritable roadmap to manipulate their minds via social media ....

Read More..
Sunday, October 17, 2021
Enrollment across UH system increases for first time in 10 years
By News Release @ 3:57 PM :: 517 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

... The fall 2021 systemwide headcount credit enrollment of 49,773 students is a 0.4% increase compared to fall 2020 ....

Read More..
Sunday, October 17, 2021
No, DOE, You’re Not God
By Tom Yamachika @ 6:00 AM :: 1078 Views :: Education K-12, Labor, COVID-19

... DOE told HSTA the Governor’s Emergency Proclamation suspends Hawaii law governing collective bargaining in public employment ....

Read More..
Page 1 of 3First   Previous   [1]  2  3  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