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Thursday, March 24, 2016
Billy Kenoi Indicted, Arrest Warrant Issued -- Could Get 15 Years in Prison
By Selected News Articles @ 2:50 PM :: 6605 Views :: Hawaii County , Ethics, Politicians

Lorraine Inouye: Kenoi Should Resign...

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Sunday, March 20, 2016
Report: Rep Fukumoto Will Quit Republican Party
By Andrew Walden @ 12:06 PM :: 6767 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

"...Rep Beth Fukumoto is going to leave the party most likely after her reelection...."

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Monday, March 7, 2016
Djou Open Letter against Trump: ‘Selfish immaturity unworthy of Presidency’
By Rep Charles Djou @ 12:43 PM :: 5188 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

...Donald Trump’s candidacy, however, is inconsistent with my values and I am unable in good conscience to vote for him....

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Saturday, March 5, 2016
Sen Sam Slom Hospitalized
By News Release @ 12:33 PM :: 3826 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

...he said he will be staying overnight to “sample hospital cuisine and avoid doing dishes.”....

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Friday, March 4, 2016
Former Bush Supporter Barbara Marumoto Endorses Rubio
By Rep Barbara Marumoto @ 8:15 PM :: 3927 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

"I'm voting for Marco Rubio, the candidate who can beat Hillary Clinton."

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Friday, March 4, 2016
Former Carson Supporter Sen Sam Slom Endorses Ted Cruz for President
By News Release @ 7:51 PM :: 3662 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

Dr. Ben Carson has officially dropped out of the race for president....

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Wednesday, March 2, 2016
HB1473: Help Legislators Buy Influence, Spread Campaign Cash
By Selected News Articles @ 2:22 AM :: 4487 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Politicians

This culture of “vote buying” creates a false majority....

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Sunday, February 28, 2016
VIDEO: Tulsi Gabbard Resigns DNC, Endorses Bernie Sanders
By Video @ 2:26 PM :: 4787 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians
Gabbard explained to Chuck Todd that ... we need a Commander-in-Chief with “foresight” and “good judgment.”
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Monday, February 22, 2016
Rep Bob McDermott Endorses Ted Cruz
By News Release @ 6:11 PM :: 4467 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

"I strongly encourage Republicans across the state to cast their ballots on March 8th for Ted Cruz," says McDermott....

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Friday, February 19, 2016
A Comparison of Presidential Tax Plans and Their Economic Effects
By Selected News Articles @ 5:48 PM :: 3914 Views :: Politicians, Taxes

Almost every single candidate in both parties has introduced policies that would alter our tax code. However, the approach that candidates have taken differs tremendously....

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Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Duke Aiona Open Letter to Donald Trump
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 5:07 PM :: 8369 Views :: Family, First Amendment, Life, Politicians, Republican Party

...After years of describing yourself as “pro-choice in every respect”—even supporting partial-birth abortion—you now say that you are pro-life....

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Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Ige Appoints Kai Kahele to Senate
By News Release @ 5:03 PM :: 4990 Views :: Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Politicians

Kahele will take office once the state senate qualifies him and administers the oath of office....

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Sunday, February 14, 2016
With Mike Gabbard Controlling DLNR Budget, Kailua Bay Zodiac Death too Hot to Handle
By Selected News Articles @ 10:26 PM :: 8387 Views :: Ethics, Law Enforcement, Politicians, Religion

...his committee has the oversight responsibility over DLNR....

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Saturday, February 13, 2016
Who’s Running: Candidates Pulling Papers as of Feb 12, 2016
By News Release @ 2:08 AM :: 4044 Views :: Office of Elections, Politicians

Candidate filing for the 2016 Elections runs from February 1, 2016 through June 7, 2016....

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Friday, February 5, 2016
Cult Busted: Gabbard Financier Charged with Killing, Injuring Divers with Speedboat
By Andrew Walden @ 4:49 AM :: 43197 Views :: Law Enforcement, Politicians, Religion

...Sai Hansen was a big contributor to Tulsi Gabbard ($5,000)....

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Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Incumbents Challenged on Day One--Candidates Begin Filing on Maui, Big Island
By Selected News Articles @ 12:56 PM :: 6066 Views :: Hawaii County , Maui County, Politicians

First in line after the 7:45 a.m. office opening in Hilo was state Rep. Joy San Buenaventura....

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Tuesday, December 22, 2015
How to Evade Contractor Contribution Ban After A-1 A-Lectrician Ruling
By Andrew Walden @ 7:38 PM :: 4594 Views :: Ethics, First Amendment, Politicians

Corporation X's parent company, Corporation Y, desires to make contributions to Hawaii candidates....

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Friday, December 11, 2015
‘Hawaii’s George Soros': The Hidden Funding Behind Efforts to Disrupt Hillary Clinton’s Opponents
By Selected News Articles @ 7:22 PM :: 7031 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians, Republican Party

In July, 2015, chaos erupts at the progressive NetRoots Nation conference in Phoenix, Arizona....

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Friday, December 4, 2015
Am Samoa: New Embarrassments for Faleomavaega sister
By Selected News Articles @ 12:02 AM :: 3932 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Politicians

Memo to candidates for Congress next year:  If you are seeking signatures for your nominating petition, you might start in the DOE director's office....

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Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Gabbard: Obama Could Cause ‘Devastating Nuclear War’ With Russia
By Selected News Articles @ 12:30 PM :: 4929 Views :: Military, Politicians, Obama

...Gabbard suggested that Obama’s decision to place American fighter jets equipped “to target Russian planes” on the border between Turkey and Syria, and his stated opposition to Russian-backed Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad, could lead the U.S. into a nuclear war....

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Saturday, November 28, 2015
Clinton Democrats to Boot Gabbard from Vice Chairmanship?
By Selected News Articles @ 8:34 PM :: 6009 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

Gabbard criticized Ms. Wasserman Schultz, the top officer, last month for leaving her and other party officials out of the discussions about the Democratic presidential debates....

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Friday, November 27, 2015
Malia Zimmerman Drops Lawsuit
By News Release @ 11:39 PM :: 7138 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

Sen Sam Slom indicated he will seek re-election to the Senate in 2016....

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Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Poll: Only 52% Approve of Ige
By News Release @ 1:45 AM :: 3896 Views :: Politicians

29% Disapprove ...

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Saturday, November 14, 2015
Feds Freeze Rail Funds? HART Knows Nothing About Caldwell’s Latest Pressure Tactic
By News Release @ 12:20 AM :: 5161 Views :: Ethics, Politicians, Rail, Taxes

...the FTA has not reached out to HART and officials were not aware the money was in jeopardy....

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Sunday, November 8, 2015
Two Down, Six to Go: Candidates Still Refuse to Donate Hee's Stolen Contributions to Charity
By Andrew Walden @ 4:38 PM :: 5231 Views :: DHHL, Ethics, Politicians

...Tokuda, Kahele, Kenoi, Hannemann, Hughey, Takamine....

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Sunday, November 8, 2015
Residency: Senator Galuteria Tangled in Lies?
By Andrew Walden @ 3:42 PM :: 5689 Views :: Ethics, Politicians, Taxes

"There is no evidence that the Galuterias repaid the back property taxes on the Pakui Street residence...."

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Saturday, November 7, 2015
McKelvey Guilty of Campaign Spending Violations
By News Release @ 1:42 AM :: 5249 Views :: Ethics, Politicians

$33,000 Missing Campaign Funds....

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Friday, October 23, 2015
Hawaii GOP: Democrats Should Return Al Hee Campaign Contributions
By News Release @ 10:27 PM :: 5778 Views :: Democratic Party, Ethics, Politicians, Republican Party
“Al Hee and Sandwich Isles played an integral part in perpetuating Hawaii’s one-party political machine and used their political connections to line their own pockets,” stated Hawaii GOP Chair Fritz Rohlfing....
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Sunday, October 18, 2015
Am Samoa: Faleomavaega May Try Congress By Proxy
By Selected News Articles @ 6:32 PM :: 4799 Views :: Education K-12, Congressional Delegation, Politicians

Faleomavaega's sister, Vaitunasa Salu Hunkin-Finau is prepared to make a bid to return the office to family hands....

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Thursday, October 15, 2015
VIDEO: A Visit with Duke Aiona
By Video @ 10:01 PM :: 4411 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

...Keli'i Akina speaks with former Lt. Governor of Hawaii James Aiona about promoting conservative principles in Hawaii....

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Thursday, October 15, 2015
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard: The Democrat that Republicans love
By Selected News Articles @ 4:50 PM :: 5580 Views :: Democratic Party, Congressional Delegation, Politicians

...if you thought this was an isolated incident, you haven't been paying attention to Tulsi Gabbard....

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Monday, October 12, 2015
FULL TEXT: Report reveals details of AG investigation of Rep James Tokioka
By Selected News Articles @ 2:53 AM :: 4385 Views :: Ethics, Politicians

...the Attorney General’s investigative report has not previously been made public....

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Monday, September 28, 2015
Video: Democrats Breaking the Mold (with Rep. Sharon Har)
By Grassroot Institute @ 10:09 PM :: 4197 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

Keli'i Akina speaks with Hawaii District 42 Representative Sharon Har about a different approach to Democratic Party politics in Hawaii....

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Monday, September 28, 2015
Tulsi Gabbard to be Republican Cabinet Appointee?
By Selected News Articles @ 3:29 AM :: 4570 Views :: Politicians
“Secretary of Defense?” “Maybe.”
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Thursday, September 24, 2015
Al Hee’s Campaign Contributions—Money Stolen from Native Hawaiians
By Selected News Articles @ 9:07 PM :: 6951 Views :: DHHL, Ethics, Politicians

Each of the elected officials on the list directly benefited from the injustices that were done to Native Hawaiians.  They also benefited from Hee’s theft and tax evasion....

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Thursday, September 24, 2015
Sen Keith Agaran's Law Partner Seeking Marijuana Dispensary License
By Andrew Walden @ 12:02 AM :: 7534 Views :: Ethics, Law Enforcement, Politicians, Drugs

Maui attorney Anthony Takitani registered "Maui Medical Marijuana Dispensary, LLC" on September 15, 2015--over two weeks after the August 27, 2015 Disciplinary Board ruling was issued....

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Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Gabbard vs Clinton: Tulsi Demands More Presidential Debates
By Selected News Articles @ 11:43 PM :: 4686 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

... Will the Democratic nominee 'owe' Chris Butler? ....

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Saturday, September 5, 2015
Supreme Court to take up case involving alleged retaliation by powerful state senator
By Selected News Articles @ 4:50 PM :: 5848 Views :: Ethics, Politicians

...Greer contends Senator Baker eliminated the wrong position in 2008, but finally succeeded in eliminating his position in 2011....

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Thursday, September 3, 2015
State Sues Tech Firm for Buying Influence with Abercrombie Administration
By News Release @ 2:55 PM :: 7518 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Politicians

“...Ciber finally abandoned the project and withdrew its staff without any notice after Abercrombie lost the primary election on Aug. 9, 2014....”

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Thursday, September 3, 2015
Djou: "I don't care for Mr Trump"
By Video @ 2:12 PM :: 4300 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

Charles Djou talks about the latest developments in the Presidential political cycle....

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Sunday, August 23, 2015
Tulsi Gabbard Running for Vice President
By Selected News Articles @ 8:56 PM :: 6117 Views :: Politicians

...Visualize Chris Butler, a heartbeat away from the Presidency....

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Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Video: Tulsi Gabbard praises her Guru Chris Butler on 50th Anniversary of Hare Krishna in USA
By Video @ 4:21 PM :: 15024 Views :: Politicians, Religion

Normally she keeps her cult connections under wraps, but Butler's need to assert himself in internal Krishna politics likely forced her hand on this....

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Monday, July 13, 2015
Sandwich Isles Communications: Political Connections Pay Off
By Andrew Walden @ 11:37 PM :: 33469 Views :: Akaka Bill, Democratic Party, DHHL, Ethics, OHA, Politicians, Tax Credits

originally published May, 2005, reprinted in honor of Al Hee being found guilty on all counts....

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Thursday, May 14, 2015
Tulsi Gabbard takes on Obama
By Selected News Articles @ 5:55 PM :: 4184 Views :: Military, Politicians

One of the toughest critics of President Obama’s strategy against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is Rep. Tulsi Gabbard....

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Thursday, May 7, 2015
Hawaii State Senate Announces New Committee Chairs
By News Release @ 4:26 PM :: 4345 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Politicians

The Hawaii State Senate today announced a new line up of committees and committee chairs as part of its recent reorganization....

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Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Kim Out: Marijuana Last Straw as Senate Committee Chairs Overthrow President
By Andrew Walden @ 11:07 AM :: 8721 Views :: Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Politicians, Drugs

...The Senate says 'yes' to marijuana and 'no' to anti-GMO protesters....

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Saturday, April 25, 2015
Common Cause: Audit the Clinton Foundation
By News Release @ 12:38 AM :: 5146 Views :: Democratic Party, Ethics, Politicians

...Hirono, Schatz, Takai already endorse Hillary....

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Criminal Charges? Attorney General to Investigate Kenoi
By News Release @ 10:10 PM :: 6072 Views :: Hawaii County , Ethics, Law Enforcement, Politicians

Facts learned during the course of the investigation will determine whether the attorney general’s office pursues or recommends criminal charges....

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Tuesday, April 7, 2015
House Speaker mum so far on complaint against Karl Rhoads
By Selected News Articles @ 4:43 PM :: 3986 Views :: Ethics, Politicians

...attorney Lance Collins lodged a complaint on behalf of two of his clients regarding the actions of Rep. Karl Rhoads while he was chair of a special investigating committee looking into former Speaker Calvin Say....

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Thursday, April 2, 2015
Hawaii Senate creates panel to review Sen. Brickwood Galuteria's qualifications
By Selected News Articles @ 1:49 PM :: 5027 Views :: Ethics, Office of Elections, Politicians

...the new committee will explore whether Galuteria is qualified to serve....

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