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Thursday, September 29, 2022
State, Counties seek candidates to serve on boards and commissions
By News Release @ 9:26 PM :: 548 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government

... City boards, commissions and committees which currently have vacant positions, including openings on the Honolulu Ethics Commission and the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation ....

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Thursday, September 29, 2022
​Department of Defense Submits Additional Supplement to the Red Hill Defueling Plan
By News Release @ 3:30 PM :: 159 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Military

... As work continues, DoD will provide regular updates of the schedule at least monthly or when significant changes are necessary ....

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Wednesday, September 28, 2022
Coast Guard Busts Illegal Fireworks Shipments at Honolulu Harbor
By News Release @ 11:52 PM :: 249 Views :: Labor, Law Enforcement, Military

... 13,449 pounds of unpermitted fireworks with an estimated street value of 2.7 million dollars ....

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Wednesday, September 28, 2022
Skin Cancer News: Maui Sunscreen Ban goes into Effect October 1
By News Release @ 9:23 PM :: 233 Views :: Maui County, Environment, Health Care

... the terms “reef friendly” and “reef safe” are not regulated ....

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022
DOH issues $8.7 million fine, orders Navy to make critical repairs to Pearl Harbor wastewater treatment plan
By News Release @ 6:46 PM :: 208 Views :: Environment, Military

... at the NAVFAC Hawaii Wastewater Treatment Plant near Pearl Harbor, numerous operation and maintenance issues led to repeated discharges of untreated or partially treated sewage ....

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Monday, September 26, 2022
Real Recycling: H-POWER continues to record high landfill diversion rates
By News Release @ 10:07 PM :: 335 Views :: Honolulu County, Energy, Environment

... H-POWER is one of the largest firm renewable energy sources in the state ....

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Monday, September 26, 2022
DHHL Proposals for 2023 Legislature
By News Release @ 10:03 PM :: 162 Views :: DHHL

... A summary of the 10 included proposals ....

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Monday, September 26, 2022
CNHA Terrified of COVID Fraud Investigation
By News Release @ 4:20 PM :: 462 Views :: Ethics, OHA, COVID-19

... You are bringing the Feds in to get us.  Other corrupt officials may go down ....

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Monday, September 26, 2022
WESPAC Rebukes Proposal to Expand Marine National Monument in Pacific
By News Release @ 3:48 PM :: 268 Views :: Environment, Small Business

... Scientists Concerned with Lack of Data to Support Marine Monument Expansion ....

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Saturday, September 24, 2022
EPA: Navy Red Hill, Hickam 'Not in Compliance'
By News Release @ 1:41 AM :: 368 Views :: Environment, Military

... Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam SPCC Inspection Report .... BPHH Underground Storage Tank Report  ....

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Friday, September 23, 2022
Three Oahu Judges Appointed
By News Release @ 11:19 PM :: 889 Views :: Judiciary

... all subject to confirmation hearings before a Senate Special Session ....

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Friday, September 23, 2022
Property Tax Credit Application Deadline September 30
By News Release @ 11:14 PM :: 624 Views :: Honolulu County, Tax Credits

...The City & County of Honolulu offers a real property tax credit for homeowners who meet certain eligibility requirements. ...

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022
DLNR: N Shore Homeowners are Doomed, They Should Just Accept It
By News Release @ 10:35 PM :: 841 Views :: Honolulu County, Development, Land Use

... what to do about coastal homes with expired, temporary emergency State permits to “shore” up the land under their foundations ....

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022
Locations Announced: Red Light Cameras Begin in October
By News Release @ 2:46 AM :: 632 Views :: Honolulu County, Law Enforcement

... Once construction is completed, red-light runners at the Phase 1 intersections will begin to receive warning letters....

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Tuesday, September 20, 2022
4th Extension--COVID Emergency Lingers on in Food Stamps
By News Release @ 2:18 PM :: 384 Views

... Ige signed a fourth emergency proclamation to allow the continuation of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) emergency allotment benefits in line with the federal COVID emergency ....

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Tuesday, September 20, 2022
Rear Admiral to Oversee Red Hill Defueling
By News Release @ 1:56 AM :: 430 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Military

... Rear Adm. John Wade as the Commander of the Joint Task Force of the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility ....

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Tuesday, September 20, 2022
Rep Kahele Meets with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen
By News Release @ 1:49 AM :: 364 Views :: Congressional Delegation

... The meeting with President Tsai reaffirmed the United States’ unwavering commitment to supporting Taiwan’s strong democracy. ...

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Saturday, September 17, 2022
Dawn Takeuchi Apuna named Acting Director of City’s Department of Planning and Permitting
By News Release @ 8:29 PM :: 877 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Development

"...very difficult and demanding challenge,” said Mayor Rick Blangiardi....

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Saturday, September 17, 2022
Koko Head Shooting Complex closing until completion of berm renovation project
By News Release @ 8:25 PM :: 727 Views :: Honolulu County, Second Amendment

... The range is scheduled to remain closed until the completion of a berm renovation project, which is expected to begin next month and be completed a month later ....

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Saturday, September 17, 2022
Hawaii Unemployment at 4.1% in August
By News Release @ 8:16 PM :: 609 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor

... Statewide, 651,550 were employed and 27,650 unemployed in August ....

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Saturday, September 17, 2022
Public Schools Lose 1.9% of Students--But Charter Schools Continue to Grow
By News Release @ 4:01 AM :: 747 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

... families’ leading reason for removing their students from public schools is for relocation to mainland states ....

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Thursday, September 15, 2022
Indictments: Choy Paid $2M Bribes to Maui County Environmental Management Director
By News Release @ 11:57 PM :: 1157 Views :: Maui County, Ethics

... analysis of county procurement records shows that since 2012, Choy’s firm received more than 40 non-bid Maui County contracts valued at around $20 million ....

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Thursday, September 15, 2022
Gang Member and Accomplice Sentenced for Waianae Game Room Robbery
By News Release @ 4:10 AM :: 956 Views :: Law Enforcement, Second Amendment

“Ghost guns in particular present a threat to Hawaii and are increasingly showing up in our investigations...."

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Wednesday, September 14, 2022
Free County Bus Passes Answer to School Bus Driver Shortage
By News Release @ 6:51 PM :: 643 Views :: Education K-12

... The goal is to increase high school student ridership on county bus services so that underutilized school buses can be reassigned to restore canceled and consolidated routes ....

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Wednesday, September 14, 2022
Trumpster Conspiracy Nuts Swamp Hawaii GOP Primary
By News Release @ 5:29 PM :: 1479 Views :: Republican Party

... Election Conspiracy Theorists and Trump Backed MAGA Republicans On The Ballot In Hawaii ....

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Tuesday, September 13, 2022
UH Strategic Plan draft available for public review and comment
By News Release @ 1:47 AM :: 674 Views :: Higher Education

...The plan will guide Hawaiʻi’s public higher education, 10-campus system for the next six years....

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Monday, September 12, 2022
Ige Names Eight to Mauna Kea Stewardship Authority
By News Release @ 11:18 PM :: 947 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

“...I want to thank these individuals for stepping forward. Through this new stewardship model, I believe we can find a way for science and culture to coexist on Mauna Kea in a mutually beneficial way,” said Gov. Ige....

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Saturday, September 10, 2022
​Face masks no longer required at UH after Friday, September 16
By News Release @ 11:48 PM :: 456 Views :: Higher Education, COVID-19

... The remaining face mask requirements on University of Hawaiʻi campuses and properties will be lifted after Friday, September 16 ....

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Friday, September 9, 2022
Fascism Doesn't Pay: Hawaii 'Proud Boy' Leader Pleads Guilty
By News Release @ 7:02 PM :: 585 Views :: Republican Party

"...Felony Charge for Actions During Jan. 6 Capitol Breach...."

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Friday, September 9, 2022
Hawaii Faces New Gun Rights Lawsuit
By News Release @ 3:37 AM :: 866 Views :: Second Amendment

... They must immediately overturn their ‘assault weapons’ and magazine bans– and our suits argue just that.” ....

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Thursday, September 8, 2022
Feds: Chinese pair plotted 'mini-state' in Marshall Islands
By News Release @ 10:54 AM :: 783 Views :: World News

... Prosecutors allege several Marshall Island lawmakers, unidentified in the charge sheet, voted for the bills after receiving bribes ranging from US$7,000 to $22,000 ....

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Thursday, September 8, 2022
First Bargaining Session Since Beginning of Kaiser Strike
By News Release @ 2:23 AM :: 530 Views :: Health Care, Labor

... Union Reports No Progress in First Bargaining Session Since Beginning of Strike, No Talks Scheduled This Week, Picketing Continues Today, Sept. 7 on Maui ....

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Thursday, September 8, 2022
Updated Navy Red Hill Plan Released
By News Release @ 2:04 AM :: 563 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Congressional Delegation, Military

...  New Red Hill plan projects earlier defueling date ....

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Wednesday, September 7, 2022
2022’s Most & Least Ethnically Diverse Towns in Hawaii
By News Release @ 2:53 PM :: 1163 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... We examined each city based on ethnicity and race, language and birthplace ....

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Wednesday, September 7, 2022
Registration Open for 2022-2023 Hawaii LifeSmarts Competition.
By News Release @ 2:28 PM :: 540 Views :: Education K-12

... DCCA is pleased to announce the resumption of a full program that includes an in-person, gameshow-style State Competition ....

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Wednesday, September 7, 2022
Hawaii Taxpayer Refunds Go Out Next Week
By News Release @ 2:13 AM :: 849 Views :: Taxes

... about 600,000 Hawaiʻi taxpayers are scheduled to receive approximately $294 million in tax refunds ....

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Tuesday, September 6, 2022
Public Hearing: HPD Gun Registration Rules
By News Release @ 4:23 AM :: 901 Views :: Honolulu County, Police, Second Amendment

... On October 4th the police chief (Honolulu) is having a hearing to set his rules on our right to bear arms ....

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Saturday, September 3, 2022
Hawaii BoE Strategic Planning Engagement Survey
By News Release @ 4:49 PM :: 586 Views :: Education K-12

... part of a comprehensive community engagement process to develop the strategic plan for Hawaii’s public education system ....

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Friday, September 2, 2022
HECO's Idea of 'Good News' -- Oahu Electric Bills to go up 4%
By News Release @ 12:43 AM :: 688 Views :: Hawaii County , Honolulu County, Maui County, Energy, Cost of Living

... This is an improvement over the earlier forecast that projected bills would increase 7% or about $15 after the coal plant ends operations, which is scheduled for today ....

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Thursday, September 1, 2022
DBEDT lowers Hawai‘i economic growth projections for 2022 and 2023
By News Release @ 3:43 PM :: 486 Views :: Economy

... DBEDT lowered Hawai‘i economic growth projections for 2022 and 2023 mainly due to the declining investment caused by the increasing of interest rates and inflation ....

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Wednesday, August 31, 2022
Biden Administration Urges Supreme Court to Not Take Up American Samoa Citizenship Case
By News Release @ 3:01 PM :: 1002 Views :: National News

... our right to preserve our fa’a Samoa ....

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Wednesday, August 31, 2022
Hawaii Teachers Earn 18.7% More than Average--6th Highest in USA
By News Release @ 4:21 AM :: 1016 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Labor

... We compared the average salary of primary and secondary school teachers to the average salary for all jobs in each state .... 

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Tuesday, August 30, 2022
Tourist Count Reaches 92.4% of Pre-COVID Number
By News Release @ 12:02 AM :: 576 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

... meet the new tourism, just like the old tourism ....

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Monday, August 29, 2022
HECO Warns of Rolling Blackouts on Big Island
By News Release @ 11:41 PM :: 874 Views :: Hawaii County , Maui County, Energy

... If rolling outages are necessary, Hawaiian Electric will send out a Tweet.  That's the plan ....

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Monday, August 29, 2022
Mental Health Workers Strike Kaiser Beginning Monday
By News Release @ 12:13 AM :: 666 Views :: Health Care, Labor

...Clinicians will strike for as long as it takes to make Kaiser address an understaffing crisis that leaves patients waiting months for therapy sessions....

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Friday, August 26, 2022
Is Hawaii is being run for tourism at the expense of locals?
By News Release @ 11:33 PM :: 1043 Views :: Tourism

... 67 percent agreed that their island is “being run for tourists at the expense of local people” ....

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Wednesday, August 24, 2022
Hawaii County Police Update Permitting Process for License to Carry Firearms
By News Release @ 11:54 PM :: 868 Views :: Hawaii County , Second Amendment

... revised permitting process for license to carry concealed and unconcealed firearms as a result of the July 23, 2022, Supreme Court of the United States decision ....

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Wednesday, August 24, 2022
Ige Seeks Comment on First Circuit Court Nomination
By News Release @ 9:59 PM :: 779 Views :: Judiciary

... Gov. David Ige has received the names of five nominees to fill a circuit judge vacancy in the First Circuit Court ....

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Wednesday, August 24, 2022
Chief Justice Seeks Public Comment on Oahu Judicial Nominees
By News Release @ 9:58 PM :: 630 Views :: Judiciary

... nominees for one vacancy in the District Family Court of the First Circuit, and one vacancy in the District Court of the First Circuit (island of Oahu) ....

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Tuesday, August 23, 2022
Hawaii Taxes are 2nd Largest Household Expense
By News Release @ 2:19 PM :: 1116 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... Exceeded only by Housing--but on the Big Island, Taxes are the largest household expense item ....

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