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Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Interior Dept. Worsening Bad Situation for COFA Migrants
By News Release @ 9:30 PM :: 4532 Views :: National News, Health Care

...OIA is now training migrants to maximize their dependency on taxpayer-funded services in Guam and Hawaii....

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Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted May 31, 2016
By Congress.org @ 7:45 PM :: 3401 Views :: Congressional Delegation

Recent US House and Senate votes ....

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Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Multi-Year Deal: NFL moving Pro Bowl to Orlando
By Selected News Articles @ 5:39 PM :: 5261 Views :: Tourism

The NFL’s Pro Bowl contract with Hawaii’s tourism authority expires on May 31....

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Tuesday, May 31, 2016
To Satisfy Protesters, UH Begins Decommissioning Three Perfectly Good Telescopes
By News Release @ 5:18 PM :: 5689 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... UH time has consistently been oversubscribed on all observatories ....

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Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Hawaii: 9th Best State for Military Retirees
By Selected News Articles @ 4:55 PM :: 4202 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Military

...the average officer is only 47 years old upon retirement from service....

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Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Nai Aupuni Dissolves Itself in Effort to Escape Lawsuit
By Selected News Articles @ 4:16 PM :: 5661 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

The foundation filed papers to dissolve itself on April 14....

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Monday, May 30, 2016
Report: Hawaii 5th-Healthiest Seniors
By News Release @ 6:15 PM :: 5917 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

Next-generation seniors set to be less healthy than current seniors, with 55 percent growth in diabetes, 25 percent increase in obesity....

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Monday, May 30, 2016
Local Principal Advocates for Private School Choice
By Grassroot Institute @ 2:49 PM :: 5667 Views :: Education K-12
“Right now in the state of Hawaii we have a weighted student formula, so the money follows the kid… except for private schools?”
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Monday, May 30, 2016
Memorial Day Events Statewide
By Andrew Walden @ 10:23 AM :: 3907 Views :: Military

...Memorial Day Commemorations Statewide....

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Monday, May 30, 2016
Hawaii Bill Would Database Gun Owners For Special Scrutiny
By Selected News Articles @ 5:29 AM :: 6635 Views :: Second Amendment

Hawaii Senate Bill 2954 was passed by the state legislature and now awaits the signature of Gov. David Ige ....

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Sunday, May 29, 2016
Republican Values and Hawaii - Building Through Balance
By Video @ 1:42 PM :: 3289 Views :: Republican Party

What does the Republican Party have to offer the nation and the State of Hawaii? Arizona`s GOP Chair Robert Graham offers his insights....

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Sunday, May 29, 2016
Hawaii Regulatory Review Board Seeks Volunteers
By Video @ 1:15 PM :: 3130 Views :: Small Business
Did you know Hawaii had a Small Business Regulatory Review Board (SBRRB)? 
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Sunday, May 29, 2016
Will They Come for You Next?
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:01 AM :: 3306 Views :: Taxes

A U.S. Supreme Court case decided in April shows us the extent to which some tax agencies will go in order to enforce their laws....

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Saturday, May 28, 2016
Two Arrests: Corruption Bust Strikes at Heart of Drive for Fake Indian Tribe
By Andrew Walden @ 9:25 PM :: 11497 Views :: Akaka Bill, Education K-12, Ethics, OHA

...what the powers that be look for when they pick the the future generations of leadership for Hawaii....

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Saturday, May 28, 2016
“Rap Back”: A New Federal Firearm Registry
By News Release @ 2:26 PM :: 3994 Views :: Second Amendment

The primary intended use of “Rap Back” appears to be for persons on probation, those who are the subject of an ongoing criminal investigation--and now for Hawaii gun owners ....

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Saturday, May 28, 2016
Regents to Vote on New UH Cancer Center Director
By News Release @ 3:53 AM :: 3934 Views :: Health Care, Higher Education

“He can be instrumental in our efforts to keep the UH Cancer Center NCI-designated"

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Friday, May 27, 2016
Who’s Running: Candidates Pulling Papers as of May 27, 2016
By Andrew Walden @ 10:00 PM :: 5703 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Office of Elections, Politicians

Hanabusa, Galuteria & Lei Ahu Isa pull papers to run for CD1 -- Tuesday June 7 is last day to file ....

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Friday, May 27, 2016
9 misdirected arguments against GMOs
By Selected News Articles @ 9:49 PM :: 5705 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

...many arguments are put forth on why GMOs are “bad” and should be avoided. However, many of these arguments are not about GMOs, but rather, are issues that we’re facing in modern agriculture and in our economy....

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Friday, May 27, 2016
April 2016: Visitor Expenditures Decline 1.1 Percent
By News Release @ 9:31 PM :: 3702 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

...but total visitor arrivals to the Hawaiian Islands increased 3.4 percent from a year ago to 700,573 visitors....

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Friday, May 27, 2016
UH Report: 14,954 Homeless Seek Help – 24% from Mainland
By Selected News Articles @ 6:03 AM :: 3929 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Homelessness

...The increase was highest among unaccompanied homeless adults: 8,250 accessed services in FY 2015....

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Thursday, May 26, 2016
Ethics: Hawaii DoT Capital Improvements Director in Bed with Parsons Brinckerhoff–Literally
By News Release @ 2:56 PM :: 6447 Views :: Energy, Ethics, Rail

...her spouse was employed by Parsons as a Vice President and was Parsons’ principal consultant and a point of contact for 12 DOT Parsons Projects....

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Thursday, May 26, 2016
Billions of Dollars Later, Veterans Health Administration Still Failing
By NCPA @ 2:05 PM :: 4240 Views :: Health Care, Military

The results are pretty bad, according to a report by Dr. Sanjay Gupta....

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Thursday, May 26, 2016
Jones Act Worsens Puerto Rico’s economic crisis
By Michael Hansen @ 10:09 AM :: 3574 Views :: Jones Act

...Puerto Rico’s Economic Crisis Rooted in History of Feds’ Anti-Trade Policies....

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Thursday, May 26, 2016
Hawaii Most Unaffordable Rentals of Any State
By News Release @ 2:55 AM :: 4611 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

In Hawaii the two-bedroom housing wage is $34.22/hr ....

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Thursday, May 26, 2016
After One Month as HART Chair, Hanabusa flees to run for Congress
By Andrew Walden @ 12:51 AM :: 7838 Views :: Democratic Party, Congressional Delegation, Politicians, Rail

Hanabusa is an opportunist. She gave up her House seat to achieve something bigger and better in the Senate, but she lost....

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Hawaii Democratic Convention This Weekend
By News Release @ 4:45 PM :: 3235 Views :: Democratic Party

...May 28th and May 29th, at the Sheraton Waikiki....

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Hawaii one of only 14 States to Tax the Dead
By Selected News Articles @ 4:42 PM :: 3973 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...In addition to the federal estate tax of 40 percent....

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Connecting the dots between Jones Act and EL FARO sinking
By Michael Hansen @ 4:03 PM :: 3933 Views :: Jones Act

...the connection between the Jones Act, the age of the ship, and likely causes the ship was lost....

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Ethics Ruling: Sen Josh Green Secretly Living in Honolulu Since 2005
By News Release @ 5:16 AM :: 7507 Views :: Ethics, Politicians

... Josh Green Lives and Works on Oahu but Says he Still Occasionally Visits his Kona District ....

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Hawaii GOP Chair Comments on Party Convention
By News Release @ 4:58 AM :: 3790 Views :: Republican Party

...325 Republican delegates up over 60% from the 2015 state convention....

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Election Office Admits ‘Mistakes Were Made’
By Robert Thomas @ 4:47 AM :: 3530 Views :: Office of Elections

After A Judicial Feeding Frenzy, The Hawaii Supreme Court Searches For Rules To Fix The Office Of Elections....

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Tuesday, May 24, 2016
$500M: Obama Raids Zika Budget to Finance UN Climate Change Fund
By Heritage Foundation @ 11:22 PM :: 3764 Views :: Health Care

...the Obama administration already has the authority to pay for a Zika response from existing agency budgets, but chose not to....

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Tuesday, May 24, 2016
SB2954--Hawaii Could Be First to Put Gun Owners in Federal Database
By Selected News Articles @ 3:55 PM :: 5482 Views :: Second Amendment

...But only if Gov Ige signs SB2954, now sitting on his desk, into law....

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Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Full Text: Attorney General Asks 9th Circuit to Lift Stay on Maui Memorial Privatization
By News Release @ 10:08 AM :: 4424 Views :: Health Care, Labor

...Will HGEA/UPW $40M Shakedown stand up in court?....

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Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Charter Commission Proposal: Eliminate Neighborhood Boards
By News Release @ 3:49 AM :: 3295 Views :: Honolulu County

...neighborhood boards represent grassroots democracy in its purest form....

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Monday, May 23, 2016
Video Sales Pitch Helps Convince Hawaii Patients to Die Cheaply
By News Release @ 6:35 PM :: 5267 Views :: Health Care, Life

...part of a larger initiative to transform medical care for serious illness in the state of Hawaii....

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Monday, May 23, 2016
Hawaii Seniors’ Income: Say 'aloha' to a good retirement
By Selected News Articles @ 6:30 PM :: 5572 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...ratios of pre-retirement income that seniors are replacing range from a high of 72.59% in Hawaii to a low of 48.22% in Massachusetts....

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Monday, May 23, 2016
Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted May 23, 2016
By Congress.org @ 12:51 PM :: 3746 Views :: Congressional Delegation
House: Fiscal 2016 Zika Response Appropriations 
House: Fiscal 2017 Defense Authorization 
House: Fiscal 2017 Military-Construction-Veterans Affairs Appropriations
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Monday, May 23, 2016
Hawaii: Worst State to make a Living
By Selected News Articles @ 3:44 AM :: 6650 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...For the sixth year in a row Hawaii was named the worst state to make a living for its 68.6 percent higher cost of living than the national average....

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Sunday, May 22, 2016
UHERO Releases County Economic Forecasts
By News Release @ 5:46 PM :: 4548 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics

Hawaii’s four counties are moving steadily forward, accommodating new visitors, restoring lost jobs, and growing household incomes....

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Sunday, May 22, 2016
Honolulu Rail: It Just Keeps Getting Worse
By Selected News Articles @ 5:17 AM :: 4057 Views :: Rail

At $2.9 billion this extra cost is nearly $3,000 for every man, woman and child in Honolulu. It is more than $8,500 per household....

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Sunday, May 22, 2016
How Taxes Work
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:01 AM :: 3676 Views :: Taxes

Every day, ten men go out for dinner....

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Sunday, May 22, 2016
Djou ‘Thinking About’ Run for Congress as Republican Convention Meets
By Andrew Walden @ 2:16 AM :: 4277 Views :: Republican Party

Over 300 boisterous Republican delegates met at the Philippine Community Center in Waipahu....

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Sunday, May 22, 2016
HSTA announces recommendations for Hawaii State House and Senate primary races
By News Release @ 2:15 AM :: 4595 Views :: Labor, Politicians

The HSTA recommends the following candidates....

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Saturday, May 21, 2016
Supreme Court to Hear Challenge to Big Island Council Candidate’s Eligibility
By Robert Thomas @ 11:42 PM :: 4624 Views :: Judiciary, Office of Elections

If there's one thing that makes lawyers sit bolt upright in a sweat at 3 am, it's the prospect of missing a jurisdictional deadline....

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Saturday, May 21, 2016
Hawaii Supreme Court Rules on Big Cabbage Case
By Robert Thomas @ 11:20 PM :: 7384 Views :: Agriculture, Judiciary, Law Enforcement, Police

...the unanimous Hawaii Supreme Court threw out the conviction of the farmer, tagged by Officer Fuiava of Five-O for transporting a load of cabbage uncovered....

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Saturday, May 21, 2016
PUEO Hawaiians Support Telescope
By News Release @ 2:13 PM :: 6306 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, OHA

...to dispel the myth that all Native Hawaiians oppose the project....

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Friday, May 20, 2016
Hawaii Republican State Convention Set for May 21
By News Release @ 11:00 PM :: 5148 Views :: Republican Party

...at the Filipino Community Center's Casamina Flores Ballroom in Waipahu....

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Friday, May 20, 2016
Who’s Running: Candidates Pulling Papers as of May 20, 2016
By Andrew Walden @ 10:16 PM :: 3773 Views :: Office of Elections

Tuesday June 7 is the last day to file ....

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Friday, May 20, 2016
Hawaiians Lobby DC Against Fake Indian Tribe
By News Release @ 9:37 PM :: 6000 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

Hawaiians have spent this week meeting with U.S. federal officials to oppose a longstanding plan to put Hawaiians into tribal nation status, much like American Indians....

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