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Sunday, August 18, 2019
Leadership on the Mauna
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:00 AM :: 3510 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA, Politicians

...Leadership entails not only planning for possible obstructions to your chosen plan of action, but also having the resolve to follow through with your plan....

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Friday, August 2, 2019
Tulsi Gabbard Thinks We’re Doomed
By Selected News Articles @ 8:22 PM :: 3262 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Military, Politicians

...“Tracking metrics of Russian state propaganda on Twitter, she was by far the most favored candidate” ....

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Wednesday, July 31, 2019
National Parents Day Honors Bob and Utu McDermott
By News Release @ 4:21 AM :: 2532 Views :: Family, Politicians

... the McDermotts were named Parents of the Year 2019 in the Civic Leadership category in a ceremony at The Washington Times newspaper in Washington, DC ....

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Thursday, July 25, 2019
Tulsi Gabbard sues Google, alleging 'election interference' after Dem debate
By News Release @ 6:08 PM :: 3261 Views :: Congressional Delegation, First Amendment, Politicians

...On June 28th, 2019 in the immediate hours following the first Democratic Presidential debate, millions of Americans were searching online for information about Tulsi Gabbard.  In fact, according to multiple news reports, Tulsi was the most searched candidate on Google.  Then, without any explanation, Google suspended Tulsi’s Google Ads account....

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Friday, July 19, 2019
Lt Gov Green: Telescope Not Worth 'Damage to Fabric of our Ohana in Hawaii'
By News Release @ 5:37 PM :: 4899 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, Law Enforcement, Military, OHA, Politicians

...In my opinion no single project, not any, is important enough to allow ourselves to damage the fabric of our Ohana in Hawaii....

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Friday, July 19, 2019
Poll: Hirono Approval 46% - Schatz 52%
By News Release @ 4:01 AM :: 2422 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Politicians

...The poll was conducted from April 1 through June 30....

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Friday, June 28, 2019
Debates: On Agriculture, Democrats Pander to 'Regressive Left'
By Selected News Articles @ 2:57 AM :: 3862 Views :: Democratic Party, Agriculture, Politicians, GMOs

...This week’s opening round of Democratic Party presidential debates threatens to fall short on science and is likely to be dominated by ideological talking points when it comes to food, farming and agricultural biotechnology....

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Thursday, June 27, 2019
Initial Online Polls Say Gabbard Wins The Day
By Selected News Articles @ 2:59 PM :: 3335 Views :: Democratic Party, Congressional Delegation, Politicians

... High-profile right-wing and alt-right internet trolls like Jack Posobiec, fellow Pizzagater Mike Cernovich, and Infowars‘ Paul Joseph Watson praised Gabbard on Twitter for her performance ....

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Kahele: I am a F****** Tiger on Tulsi's Tail
By Selected News Articles @ 6:06 PM :: 5203 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Politicians

...a message to Gabbard: “Good luck running for president, but don't come back to Hawaii.”....

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Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Senators, Developers Set for Hong Kong-Singapore Junket
By Rep Gene Ward @ 12:17 AM :: 8001 Views :: Ethics, Politicians, Republican Party

...From May 21-30, 2019, a delegation comprised of State Senators and local housing developers will visit Singapore and Hong Kong....

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Thursday, April 25, 2019
Poll: Ige Among Most Unpopular Governors, Again
By Selected News Articles @ 6:49 PM :: 2664 Views :: Politicians

... Approve 47% – Disapprove 36% ....

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Monday, March 25, 2019
Tulsi Gabbard says Mueller clearing Trump is 'a good thing for America'
By Selected News Articles @ 11:59 PM :: 4041 Views :: Democratic Party, Congressional Delegation, Politicians

...She said the alternative — an indictment — “could even have led to civil war.”....

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Monday, March 25, 2019
Iowa Poll: Gabbard Surges to 1%
By News Release @ 12:04 PM :: 3114 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Politicians

...Gabbard trails 10 points behind Pete Buttigieg....

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Friday, March 15, 2019
American Samoa Governor Undergoes Heart Surgery in Seattle
By Selected News Articles @ 7:43 PM :: 2943 Views :: National News, Politicians

...Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga underwent surgery last Wednesday (March 6)....

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Friday, March 15, 2019
Comments Suggesting Legislators Smoked Weed Stricken from House Journal
By Rep Gene Ward @ 1:19 AM :: 3360 Views :: Ethics, Politicians, Drugs

...“What's most ironic is my comments were censored by Majority Leader Belatti, who happens to be a strong advocate to legalize marijuana." -- Rep Gene Ward....

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Thursday, March 14, 2019
Massive Pay Hike for Hawaii Legislators?
By Andrew Walden @ 6:17 AM :: 5007 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Politicians

...Hawaii taxpayers are already burdened by the nation’s most highly paid part time legislators and its about to get worse....

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Monday, March 11, 2019
Another Poll Puts Gabbard at 0% in Iowa
By Selected News Articles @ 4:37 PM :: 3888 Views :: Democratic Party, Congressional Delegation, Politicians

...Gabbard is nobody’s first choice, but she does score 2% of the second choice votes....

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Sunday, March 10, 2019
Hirono: Gabbard Tied to David Duke, Steve Bannon, Russia
By Selected News Articles @ 6:42 PM :: 5001 Views :: Democratic Party, Congressional Delegation, Politicians

...If Gabbard wants to be in the lane that has the support of David Duke and Bannon and the Russian bots, she’s got that lane....

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Friday, March 8, 2019
SCR42: After Partying with Mafia Hitman, Sen Stanley Chang Proposes Repeal of 2nd Amendment
By Selected News Articles @ 2:39 AM :: 5973 Views :: Politicians, Second Amendment

...Chang’s measure, which has four co-sponsors, would request Washington discuss either scrapping the Second Amendment altogether or clarifying that it only applies to organizations such as state militias....

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Thursday, March 7, 2019
Tulsi Gabbard Denounces Regime Change in Ad Showing Assad Forces Bombing Syrian City
By Selected News Articles @ 3:19 AM :: 2893 Views :: Military, Politicians

...Gabbard's campaign has not yet commented on the video of Assad's bombing in the ad....

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Thursday, February 28, 2019
Poll: Gabbard at 0% in New Hampshire and Iowa
By News Release @ 2:57 PM :: 4279 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Politicians

...Tulsi Gabbard is polling below Pete Buttigieg and John Delaney in NH....

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Gallup: Trump Approval 26% in Hawaii—Lowest in USA
By News Release @ 4:12 AM :: 3902 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Politicians, Republican Party

...In order to get to the 270 electoral votes needed to win the presidency, Trump would have to win all but one or two of the states in which his 2018 approval rating was between 41% and 49%....

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Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Hawaii Senators' Favorite Mafia Hitman Loses Home to Foreclosure
By Andrew Walden @ 8:42 PM :: 8164 Views :: Ethics, Homelessness, Politicians

...Yoon took out two mortgages for a total of $739,660 written on the same day, exactly 13 days after the HFFF fundraiser, and not recorded in Hawaii for over a year....

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Sunday, February 17, 2019
SB652: Will Legislators Give Drunk Rave Promoter $50M?
By Andrew Walden @ 4:41 PM :: 5534 Views :: Hawaii County , Ethics, Politicians

...This is Jon Riki Karamatsu’s second try for Keahole money....  

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Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Tulsi Wins David Duke KKK Endorsement (again)
By Selected News Articles @ 9:59 PM :: 4687 Views :: Democratic Party, Congressional Delegation, Politicians

...Former KKK leader David Duke appears to have switched his allegiance from President Trump to Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard....

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Saturday, February 2, 2019
VIDEO: Crowd of 'Dozens' at Tulsi Presidential Campaign Launch
By Video @ 9:53 PM :: 4026 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Politicians

...Thin Crowd at Hilton Hawaiian Village as Tulsi Gabbard launches presidential campaign with Waikiki event....

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Saturday, February 2, 2019
NBC News: Russia's propaganda machine discovers 2020 Democratic candidate Tulsi Gabbard
By Selected News Articles @ 9:24 PM :: 3265 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Politicians

...The Russian propaganda machine that tried to influence the 2016 U.S. election is now promoting the presidential aspirations of a controversial Hawaii Democrat....

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Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Tulsi Gabbard campaign in disarray
By Selected News Articles @ 2:03 AM :: 4049 Views :: Democratic Party, Congressional Delegation, Politicians

...Campaign manager Rania Batrice and Gabbard’s consulting firm Revolution Messaging are set to depart after this weekend’s official kickoff in Hawaii.... Gabbard is leaning on her sister, Vrindavan, to fill the void....

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Friday, January 25, 2019
Video: Gabbard Officially Launches Presidential Campaign
By Video @ 3:46 AM :: 3849 Views :: Democratic Party, Congressional Delegation, Politicians

...The Hawaii congresswoman reiterates her opposition to “interventionist, regime-change wars....”

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Saturday, January 19, 2019
Video: Gabbard's First Week Ends With Apology to Gays
By Video @ 1:03 AM :: 5924 Views :: Democratic Party, Family, Congressional Delegation, First Amendment, Politicians

...Attention Politicians: This is why you cannot get ahead by changing positions on gay marriage....

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Saturday, January 12, 2019
Candidates Already Lining up to Run for Gabbard's Congressional Seat
By Andrew Walden @ 12:15 AM :: 6431 Views :: Democratic Party, Congressional Delegation, Office of Elections, Politicians, Republican Party

...Within hours of Rep Tulsi Gabbard's presidential campaign announcement, the first hat is thrown into the ring for Hawaii CD2....

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Friday, January 11, 2019
CNN: Tulsi Gabbard says she will run for president in 2020
By Selected News Articles @ 5:54 PM :: 3064 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Politicians

...I have decided to run and will be making a formal announcement within the next week," the Hawaii Democrat told CNN's Van Jones during an interview slated to air at 7 p.m. Saturday....

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Saturday, January 5, 2019
Tulsi Gabbard is a Rising Progressive Star, Despite Her Support for Hindu Nationalists
By Selected News Articles @ 9:05 PM :: 4859 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Politicians, Religion

...Her progressive domestic politics are at odds with her support for authoritarians abroad, including Modi, Sisi, and Syria’s Bashar al-Assad....

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018
How George H W Bush Stopped the Bombing of Kahoolawe
By News Release @ 5:44 PM :: 5981 Views :: Hawaii History, Military, Politicians, Republican Party

...I asked him to use his influence to reverse the policy initiated by Franklin Delano Roosevelt allowing Kaho'olawe to be used for bombing practice....

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Republican Responses to Ige Inaugural Speech
By News Release @ 1:24 AM :: 3606 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

...Ige is so desperate to change the subject from his abysmal record in office that he feels compelled to attack President Trump’s lawful and appropriate defense of our borders....

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Monday, December 3, 2018
Full Text: Ige Inaugural Speech
By News Release @ 7:42 PM :: 2746 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Politicians

...often easier said than done....

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Sen 19 Loser Lopresti Claims Golojuch Altered Ballots--Demands Recount
By News Release @ 4:38 PM :: 4872 Views :: Democratic Party, Ethics, Politicians

"...Michele Golojuch and her entire immediate family...leading a public misinformation campaign to conduct a character assassination against me for months...filing a bizarre and recklessly fabricated slanderous complaint against me trying to remove me from the Democratic Party...." -- Matt LoPresti

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Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Grandstanding: Hirono Lawsuit Challenges Trump Appointment
By Selected News Articles @ 5:36 PM :: 3494 Views :: National News, Politicians

...The Justice Department said in reaction Monday that the claims by the senators “ignore centuries of practice and precedent.”....

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Thursday, November 1, 2018
Con-Con: Hawaii’s only hope for term limits
By J. H. Snider Ph.D. @ 4:05 PM :: 4115 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, Politicians

...Hawaii has arguably the least competitive state legislative elections among the 50 U.S. states....

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Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Voting Power: Hawaii Ranks 10th
By Selected News Articles @ 2:01 AM :: 2773 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Politicians

...2018’s States with the Most and Least Powerful Voters for the Midterms....

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Wednesday, October 24, 2018
OHA Candidate Evicts Kauai Anti-Drug Program
By Video @ 8:52 PM :: 6921 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Ethics, OHA, Politicians, Drugs

…Why You Should Not Vote Bill Aila for OHA….

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Saturday, October 20, 2018
Tulsi Gabbard weighing 2020 presidential bid
By Selected News Articles @ 5:56 PM :: 4204 Views :: Democratic Party, Congressional Delegation, Politicians

...Palestinians and white nationalists are behind Gabbard's effort to take the mantle of the Sanders campaign.... 

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Friday, October 19, 2018
NY Mag: Tulsi Gabbard 'remains in the Trump orbit'
By Selected News Articles @ 6:32 PM :: 4088 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Politicians

...Trump 2020 Advisory Board member Tony Shaffer met with the congresswoman in her office this April....

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Complaint Demands Expulsion of LoPresti from Democratic Party
By Brett Kulbis @ 6:20 PM :: 6489 Views :: Democratic Party, Ethics, Politicians

...“He is a liar, a thief, and a manipulator, and he does not represent the values of the Democratic Party”....

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Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Ray L'Heureux: A Vision for Changing Hawaii
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 6:29 PM :: 3490 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

...Out-of-the-box thinking for Hawaii's future....

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Tuesday, October 2, 2018
VIDEO: Case, Cavasso Debate Jones Act, Rail, Akaka Tribe
By Video @ 6:17 PM :: 3878 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Jones Act, Politicians

...The candidates also both see the federal Jones Act as a contributor to Hawaii’s high cost of living. They want to see it reformed, with possible exemptions carved out for Hawaii....

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Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Grassroot Institute to Host Congressional District 1 Candidate Forum
By Grassroot Institute @ 10:25 PM :: 3365 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Politicians

...Friday, Sept. 28, from noon to 1 p.m....

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Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Guam Rep Bordallo Loses Primary After 16 Years in Congress
By Selected News Articles @ 3:47 PM :: 3399 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Politicians

...Republican former Public Auditor Doris Flores Brooks will now compete with Democrat Sen. Michael San Nicolas for Guam's lone seat in the U.S. House of Representatives....

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Monday, August 27, 2018
GOP: LoPresti 'admitted criminal acts'--Should drop out of Race
By Brett Kulbis @ 11:49 AM :: 5009 Views :: Ethics, Politicians

....Lopresti accountable for his admitted criminal acts in both 2018 and 2016, including coercing his Staff to lie to Capitol Police in filing false reports....

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Wednesday, August 22, 2018
With Daddy up on Drug Charges, Hawaii County Councilmember Suddenly Tries to Join 'Hawaiian Kingdom'
By News Release @ 2:53 AM :: 10025 Views :: Hawaii County , OHA, Politicians, Drugs

...Sovereignty flows from the will of the people.  The people's will is statehood.  So skip the rhetoric and scroll down to the bottom for the real story.  Or if your really want to have some fun, read all the explanatory comments I inserted in parenthesis. -- Editor....

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