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Friday, November 19, 2021
Extreme Stinginess? A look at Accused Waimanalo Child Killers’ Bankruptcy Case
By Andrew Walden @ 12:49 AM :: 3202 Views :: Family, Law Enforcement

... the Kalua’s bankruptcy submissions reveal $111K annual income -- but they are alleged to have duct-taped their adopted children's mouths shut to keep them from sneaking food ....

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Wednesday, November 17, 2021
State Democratic Party Chair Announces Plan to Avert Anti-Vaxxer Takeover of Party
By Andrew Walden @ 4:42 AM :: 1377 Views :: Honolulu County, Democratic Party, COVID-19

... Tyler Dos Santos Tam wants to have his candidacy and keep his Chairmanship too ....

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Friday, November 12, 2021
Police Allege Isabella Kalua Duct-Taped and Locked in Dog Cage Before Death
By Andrew Walden @ 11:03 PM :: 1587 Views :: Honolulu County, Family, Law Enforcement

... criminal complaint reveals many previously unreported allegations regarding the death of Isabella Kalua ....

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Friday, November 12, 2021
‘Community Based Energy’: $27.5M in GEMS for Hawaii Democratic Party Officials, Maui Councilmember
By Andrew Walden @ 8:20 PM :: 1084 Views :: Democratic Party, Maui County, Energy, Ethics

... To fund this insider giveaway, the HGIA board voted to take away $2.5M set aside for low and middle income households and $5M set aside for multi-family projects ....

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Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Foster Care Insurance Policy Written to Keep CWS Secrets
By Andrew Walden @ 4:04 PM :: 1133 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 ....

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Sunday, October 24, 2021
CWS Sex Assault Suit: Two sisters sent to same Foster Home Molesters
By Andrew Walden @ 8:02 PM :: 2082 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 ....

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Sunday, October 24, 2021
Hawaii Has Most Jobs Seekers per Job Opening
By Andrew Walden @ 2:56 AM :: 757 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Labor, COVID-19

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

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Friday, October 22, 2021
'Karma is a Bitch' -- Maui Mayor's Office Rips Anti-Vaxxer
By Andrew Walden @ 4:06 AM :: 4786 Views :: Maui County, COVID-19

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

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Sunday, October 17, 2021
Panorama: Hawaii DoE Paying Zuckerberg Company to Collect Data on Students
By Andrew Walden @ 10:32 PM :: 3139 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics

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

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Tuesday, October 12, 2021
DHHL: Al Hee’s Actions Represent ‘clear and present danger’
By Andrew Walden @ 9:10 PM :: 1559 Views :: DHHL, Ethics, Police

... Sandwich Isles Communications has Publicly Stated that the Dispute with Hawaiian Tel will Affect Services ....

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Sunday, October 3, 2021
Will Al Hee Cut Off Your 911 Service?
By Andrew Walden @ 9:42 PM :: 1930 Views :: DHHL

... A criminal may be cutting off 911 service for some Hawaii telephone lines according to US Bankruptcy Court documents filed by attorneys for Hawaiian Tel ....

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Monday, September 20, 2021
46% Rate Hike: Audit Exposes Young Bros Fraudulent Accounting Tricks
By Andrew Walden @ 11:53 PM :: 1855 Views :: Jones Act, Labor, Cost of Living, COVID-19

... Saltchuk and Foss transferring expenses to YBs books makes YB seem less profitable, thereby fraudulently ‘justifying’ PUC rate hikes ....

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Sunday, September 19, 2021
Anti-Vaxxer May Soon Chair Hawaii Democratic Party
By Andrew Walden @ 10:23 PM :: 4762 Views :: Hawaii County , Democratic Party, COVID-19

... People like us are above the law, force others to be immunized, but never us ....

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Sunday, September 19, 2021
OHA Check Register: Complete List of Who Gets Paid FY2020-21
By Andrew Walden @ 8:38 PM :: 1678 Views :: Ethics, OHA

... This is the second fiscal year after the departure of former OHA CEO Kamana’o Crabbe.  Is the cash still flowing to insiders?  See for yourself ....

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Sunday, September 12, 2021
Can the Hawaii SMART Health Card record your sexual performances and store them in a database?
By Andrew Walden @ 6:41 AM :: 4997 Views :: Health Care, COVID-19

... the small print reveals a trail of breadcrumbs leading to your bedroom ....

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Monday, September 6, 2021
Ethics Commission to Replace Dan Gluck
By Andrew Walden @ 9:47 PM :: 1460 Views :: Ethics

“The Hawai‘i State Ethics Commission is accepting applications for the position of Executive Director.”

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Sunday, September 5, 2021
​Manoa Rep Dale Kobayashi Speaks at Antivaxxer Rallies
By Andrew Walden @ 7:32 PM :: 6547 Views :: Democratic Party, Higher Education, COVID-19

... Now that the cat is out of the bag, will voters in Manoa reelect their antivaxxer Rep in 2022? ....

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Friday, August 27, 2021
Sweet Deal for Maui Developer--DHHL Affordable Housing Credits
By Andrew Walden @ 6:49 PM :: 2127 Views :: DHHL, Maui County, Ethics

... the affordable housing credits paid to Dowling are worth $1.4M to $20.6M over and above DHHL’s $10.8M parcel valuation ....

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Monday, August 23, 2021
Union Lawsuit Compares COVID Vaccine to Nazi Experiments
By Andrew Walden @ 12:18 AM :: 3934 Views :: Labor, COVID-19

... Nazi experiments?  Flu is worse?  Livestock deworming pill is the cure?  Hydroxychloroquine?  All of these tired old anti-vaxxer chestnuts are front and center ....

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Friday, August 20, 2021
Hawaii Statehood: Tiny 1959 opposition was anti-Japanese, not anti-American
By Andrew Walden @ 12:01 AM :: 50546 Views :: Hawaii History

... Opponents of Statehood were landed aristocracy fearful of being ruled by their employees....

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Sunday, July 18, 2021
Miske News: Union Boss Gets Greedy -- Almost Pays Price in Blood
By Andrew Walden @ 7:44 PM :: 3740 Views :: Labor, Law Enforcement, Drugs

... Akau said the problem involved hiring for jobs on the docks, and that removing Victim 12 “would help the flow of jobs onto the docks.”…

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Friday, July 9, 2021
Police Corruption Scandals Revenge for Gambling Prosecutions?
By Andrew Walden @ 11:14 PM :: 4909 Views :: Hawaii County , Honolulu County, Ethics, Gambling, Police

... What part of ‘mutually assured destruction’ did they not understand? ....

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Wednesday, July 7, 2021
July 7, 1935: Moscow orders first Communists to Hawaii
By Andrew Walden @ 3:20 AM :: 37737 Views :: Democratic Party, Hawaii History, Labor

...When the USSR collapsed in 1991, long-secret archives of the Communist International were thrown open to western researchers for the first time.  Many previously unknown details of communist history have been revealed--including the 1935 Comintern orders directing Communists to begin work in Hawaii....

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Monday, June 14, 2021
June 14, 1900: The Abolition of Slavery in Hawaii
By Andrew Walden @ 12:01 AM :: 47675 Views :: Hawaii History, Labor

Hawaii was the last place in the US to abolish indentured servitude....

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Saturday, June 12, 2021
FBI Raids Lead to Shakeup at Planning Commission?
By Andrew Walden @ 9:58 PM :: 3190 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Development

... Federal authorities, March 30, 2021, unsealed indictments charging six DPP employees in a bribery scheme going back as far as 2012.  Challacombe had been Deputy Director of the Honolulu Department of Planning and Permitting from 2013-2016, and then Acting Director in 2016-17 ....

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Wednesday, May 26, 2021
A Model for Hawaii: Federal Judge Orders Los Angeles to Clear Skid Row
By Andrew Walden @ 5:42 AM :: 3021 Views :: Homelessness

... Beds, Services, and the Obligation to Use Them. A legally enforceable mandate whereby the community provides beds and services to those ready, willing, and able to accept shelter. At the same time, living in public spaces is forbidden and laws are enforced. This is a balanced social contract ....

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Saturday, May 15, 2021
Hawaii Juvenile COVID Cases Surging
By Andrew Walden @ 5:45 AM :: 1213 Views :: Education K-12, COVID-19

... age 0-17 is now at its highest peak since late August, 2020 ....

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Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Capital improvement procurement protests grind to a halt
By Andrew Walden @ 11:30 PM :: 1599 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government

... a “potential catastrophe” enabling “abuse of discretion… (which) …will promote and enable favoritism and/or corruption in public procurement.” ....

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Sunday, April 25, 2021
Mehau in Majuro – How the US Meth Epidemic Began
By Andrew Walden @ 10:02 PM :: 7829 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii History, Drugs

... “We’re not proud of it.  But crystal methamphetamine is our gift to the nation. It started here.” -- Judge and Former US Attorney Ed Kubo ....

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Sunday, April 18, 2021
Is the Pacific Ocean now “ceded land?”
By Andrew Walden @ 11:46 PM :: 2257 Views :: OHA, Small Business, Taxes, Tourism

... HB1019, creating a new OHA revenue stream at the expense of small dive-tour businesses, is quietly heading to conference committee ....

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Thursday, April 15, 2021
After Kaka'ako Makai Debacle: 'OHA Shall Seek Decision Making Influence over All Land in Hawai'i'
By Andrew Walden @ 6:08 AM :: 2582 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Development, Land Use, OHA

... OHA shall promote the idea that every property in Hawai'i is sacred and pursue initiatives that help achieve a broad acceptance of this truth ....

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Monday, April 5, 2021
DCCA Finally Going After Fake ‘Hawaiian Kingdom Bond’ Scheme?
By Andrew Walden @ 10:14 PM :: 2652 Views :: Ethics, Law Enforcement, OHA

“...Securities Commission of the State of Hawaii is about to commence an enforcement action ... based upon the sale of unregistered Kingdom of Hawaii Exchequer Bonds, in violation of HRS § 485A-301....”

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Sunday, April 4, 2021
What Does the Honolulu Council Want to Know About Kimura Shooting?
By Andrew Walden @ 5:50 PM :: 2527 Views :: Ethics, Police

... Six years after the fact, State court litigation in the Sgt Anson Kimura shooting case is about to kick into high gear ....

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Friday, April 2, 2021
Hanabusa Attack on Auditor is all about hiding corruption in the Office of Hawaiian Affairs
By Andrew Walden @ 5:06 AM :: 3648 Views :: Ethics, OHA

... The report was written solely for the purpose of keeping OHA Trustees Executive Session minutes out of the hands of State Auditor Les Kondo .... 

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Sunday, March 28, 2021
What Does Blangiardi’s Police Commission Nominee Know About Kimura Shooting?
By Andrew Walden @ 11:54 PM :: 4424 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Police

... Cap't Ben Mahi was the 2nd-highest-ranking officer of HPD Division 1, when a drunken Division 1 Sgt Anson Kimura accidentally shot waitress Hyun Ju Park ....

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Friday, March 26, 2021
Prince Kuhio’s Fight to Americanize Hawaii
By Andrew Walden @ 12:01 AM :: 26360 Views :: DHHL, Agriculture, Hawaii History, Land Use

...the homestead associations he championed in his first decade of service were multi-ethnic groups seeking the fee-simple ownership of land promised in the Hawaii Organic Act....

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Thursday, March 11, 2021
Chemical Company Behind Anti-Sunscreen Campaign
By Andrew Walden @ 12:58 AM :: 3685 Views :: Environment, Greenmail

... BASF has been trying to break in to the US sunscreen market for nearly 20 years.  They have been blocked by protectionist FDA stalling ....  

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Tuesday, February 23, 2021
For some beneficiaries, the Hawaiian Homelands ‘waiting list’ does not exist
By Andrew Walden @ 8:44 PM :: 1933 Views :: DHHL

“...Sovereignty is already happening now. We are educating our children. What we have in front of us doesn’t work....”

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Friday, February 19, 2021
Sand Island Disclosure After BRAT Threatens Blangiardi with ‘Citizens Arrest’
By Andrew Walden @ 10:20 PM :: 3658 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics

... The parcel is one of several not included on Blangiardi’s, June 8, 2020, Candidate Financial Disclosure form ....

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Thursday, February 18, 2021
9/11 Conspiracy Theorist to Rewrite Maui County Charter?
By Andrew Walden @ 4:19 AM :: 2590 Views :: Maui County, Ethics

... One of the nation’s leading 911 conspiracy theorists has been nominated to serve on the Maui County Charter Commission ....

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Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Lawsuit: Hee Crime Family Under the Table Deal with Time Warner
By Andrew Walden @ 1:18 AM :: 3505 Views :: DHHL, Ethics

... According to the complaint filed by Bankruptcy Trustee Michael Katzenstein,  Clearcom, a Hee family company, has been receiving payment under the table from Oceanic Time Warner, Charter, and possibly others ....

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Sunday, February 7, 2021
Bill 31: Former Meth-head Helps Sand Island Lobby for Property Tax Cap
By Andrew Walden @ 3:02 AM :: 2838 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Development, Taxes, COVID-19

... It is naturally hard to say no to an ex-tweeker who, at Bishop Estate, achieved the kind of things most Honolulu politicians can only dream of ....

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Thursday, January 28, 2021
Ex-CFO: I was fired to keep Legislators from Seeing OHA's True Budget
By Andrew Walden @ 7:41 AM :: 3801 Views :: Ethics, OHA

... According to Laeha’s suit he was suspended by OHA’s then-CEO Kamanao Crabbe one day before he was set to reveal OHA’s real budget and "corrupt and unlawful practices" to Legislators ....

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Sunday, January 10, 2021
Say 'Uncle' -- What Connects Miske to Kealoha?
By Andrew Walden @ 10:25 PM :: 8649 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Police, Rail

... Kealoha was selected Chief thanks in part to Michael Miske’s ‘uncle’ ....

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Wednesday, January 6, 2021
Trumpsters Break into Capitol, Occupy Senate Floor
By Andrew Walden @ 4:37 PM :: 2214 Views :: National News

... This is the 'fascio' organizing itself .... 

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Saturday, December 26, 2020
DoJ: Hawaii's Lum Crime Family Trades American Hostages in Trump's White House
By Andrew Walden @ 8:54 PM :: 7856 Views :: National News, Ethics, Hawaii History, Obama

...Hawaii’s Lum Crime Family is back in the news—allegedly channeling a Malaysian billionaire’s money to buy Chinese communist influence in Donald Trump’s White House via a top Trump fundraiser--convicted fraudster Elliott Broidy....

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Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Honolulu PD ‘Top 10 Earners’ List Revealed–Did Corporal make $341K?
By Andrew Walden @ 2:00 PM :: 7597 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Labor, Police

...in 2017 five of the top ten earners worked directly under Ballard at Central Receiving....

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Wednesday, December 9, 2020
Ethics Board: Harry Kim Violated 'Fair Treatment' Rules by Letting Telescope Protesters Violate Laws
By Andrew Walden @ 10:54 PM :: 2018 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education

... Will an Hawaii County Board of Ethics decision help Hawaii County's new mayor chart a new course for law enforcement at the Mauna Kea telescope protest site? ....

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Monday, December 7, 2020
Forgotten Honouliuli: Jack Burns, Police Spy
By Andrew Walden @ 12:02 AM :: 27492 Views :: Democratic Party, Hawaii History, Military, Police

“It was (his) work as as head of the HPD’s Espionage Bureau that lay the foundation for Burns’ later political success in Hawaii.”  

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Sunday, November 29, 2020
OHA Check Register: First Year After Crabbe--Insiders Still Rake in Millions
By Andrew Walden @ 4:03 AM :: 3507 Views :: Ethics, OHA

... 1,262 checks totaling $21,085,583.58 ....

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