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Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Andria Tupola Interviews Am Samoa Congressional Rep Amata
By Video @ 3:53 PM :: 4497 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Politicians

AMATA COLEMAN RADEWAGEN (AUMUA AMATA), Republican, was elected as American Samoa’s Member of Congress on November 4, 2014....

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Monday, March 23, 2015
HGEA Perreira Threatens Sen Roz Baker After Hospital Reform Hearing
By Andrew Walden @ 5:44 AM :: 7587 Views :: Health Care, Labor, Politicians

"... you may currently enjoy the privilege of occupying a seat, you do not own it - it does not belong to you.  Show some respect to the people who put you there ...."

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Saturday, March 14, 2015
American Samoa: Faleomavaega Trying for Comeback?
By Selected News Articles @ 4:00 PM :: 6059 Views :: National News, Congressional Delegation, Politicians

Even in his latest pet project: the election of the new prime minister of India, he has been eclipsed by the other Samoan in the House, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) ....

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Saturday, March 7, 2015
Sex, Drugs and Birth Certificates: How They Voted
By Hawaii Family Advocates @ 3:41 PM :: 5104 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Politicians

How did your Representative and Senator vote?

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Sunday, March 1, 2015
Dismissed: Judge Tosses Suit Seeking Removal of Schatz from Office
By Selected News Articles @ 4:06 PM :: 4472 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Politicians

...Seventeenth Amendment issues matter. Its strange wording allows legislatures to game the system....

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Friday, February 27, 2015
Why I voted to affirm Rep. Calvin Say as a qualified member of the House of Representatives
By Selected News Articles @ 8:17 PM :: 3930 Views :: Ethics, Politicians

As the Minority member on the House Special Committee to investigate the residency challenge to Rep. Calvin Say, I know many people expected me to put forward a dissenting opinion....

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Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Tulsi Gabbard Hires Cult Associate as Chief of Staff
By Andrew Walden @ 5:40 AM :: 13269 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Politicians, Religion

...Tulsi Gabbard has quietly hired an identified associate of the Chris Butler Cult as her new Chief of Staff....

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Monday, February 23, 2015
Rep Karl Rhoads Feeding Info to Calvin Say's Attorney while Chairing 'Special Committee'?
By Selected News Articles @ 4:11 AM :: 5706 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Politicians

The state House investigation of a challenge to former speaker Calvin Say’s right to hold his seat in Hawaii’s House of Representatives has taken a new twist....

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Thursday, February 19, 2015
Ige Rejects Activists, Appoints DeCoite to HD 13 Vacancy
By News Release @ 3:34 PM :: 5102 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians, GMOs

Babes Against Biotech opposed DeCoite....

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Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Schatz' Boycott of Israeli Leader 'Shortsighted and small minded'
By News Release @ 4:54 PM :: 4960 Views :: World News, Politicians

...His loyalty to President Obama apparently supersedes his duties as a representative of his constituents....

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Monday, February 9, 2015
Documents Show Comcast Ghostwrote Abercrombie's Pro-TWC Merger Letters
By Selected News Articles @ 12:01 AM :: 4269 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Politicians

On August 22, Neil Abercrombie sent a letter to Washington, D.C., urging the Federal Communications Commission to approve Comcast’s controversial proposal to merge with Time Warner....

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Thursday, January 29, 2015
Clayton Hee's Wife Quits Cush Job at UH, Leaves State
By News Release @ 9:56 PM :: 9615 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education, Politicians

...Totally unrelated story -- Dec 17, 2014: Corruption: Al Hee Indicted on 13 Counts--Could Get 39 Years in Federal Prison (Indictment announced on 2nd anniversary of Dan Inouye's death)....

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Monday, January 26, 2015
Duke Aiona's 808 State Update
By News Release @ 8:19 PM :: 4348 Views :: Politicians

...moving to a new time slot of 4-6 p.m....

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Thursday, January 22, 2015
New Illinois Governor Appoints Linda Lingle as COO
By News Release @ 8:02 PM :: 5655 Views :: National News, Politicians

...Illinois Gov. Rauner names Hawaii's former 'superstar governor' Linda Lingle as Illinois COO....

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015
VIDEO: Unsettling Moment During Senator Slom’s Minority Speech
By Sen. Sam Slom @ 11:01 PM :: 7511 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Politicians, Republican Party

After a strong start, the lawmaker from the 9th senatorial district began to slow and slur his words ....

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Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Duke Aiona Appointed Executive Director of Hawaii Family Advocates
By News Release @ 1:27 PM :: 5100 Views :: Family, First Amendment, Politicians

...the appointment of James “Duke” Aiona as interim executive director will strengthen the organization’s ability to speak for families across the state....

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Monday, January 5, 2015
Duke Aiona's 808 State Update Hits Airwaves
By News Release @ 5:27 PM :: 4662 Views :: Politicians

MONDAY thru ALOHA FRIDAY 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM on AM940 KKNE....

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Friday, January 2, 2015
Aiona: Johanson Defection Solidifies Imbalance of State Government
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 4:07 PM :: 4513 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

Through his own admission, Johanson had no intention of beginning and finishing his term as a Republican....

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Monday, December 29, 2014
VIDEO: Republican Rep Aaron Johanson Switches to Democrat
By Andrew Walden @ 6:27 PM :: 7415 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians, Republican Party

UPDATE Dec 31: Rep Beth Fukumoto Chang has been elected Minority Leader and Rep Andria Tupola has been elected Floor Leader....

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Wednesday, December 24, 2014
Duke Aiona: What's Next?
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 11:29 PM :: 5032 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party
A day does not go by without people from all walks of life approaching me to congratulate us for running a principled race and encouraging me to do it again!!!
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Monday, December 22, 2014
Video: Meet Hawaii's New Republican House Members
By Video @ 11:38 PM :: 5159 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Politicians, Republican Party

Host Representative Gene Ward discusses the legislature with Representatives Andria Tupola and Feki Pouha....

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Thursday, December 18, 2014
Corruption: Al Hee Indicted on 13 Counts--Could Get 39 Years in Federal Prison
By News Release @ 3:10 PM :: 10294 Views :: DHHL, Politicians, Tax Credits

This is happening now because Dan Inouye is dead.  There will be more....

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Friday, December 5, 2014
Ige's Commitment: 'No Hidden Agendas, Avoid Raising Taxes'
By News Release @ 5:22 AM :: 4840 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Politicians, Taxes

"We will spend public funds thoughtfully and without waste to avoid raising taxes...."

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Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Rep Ward: Is Governor Ige supporting Republican Issues?
By Rep Gene Ward @ 6:39 PM :: 4300 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

"We listened, and we heard an open invitation to work with Governor Ige on legislative issues...."

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Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Full Text: Lt Gov. Tsutsui Inaugural Speech
By News Release @ 2:42 AM :: 3790 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Politicians

May God Bless all of you. May God continue to bless our great state, and may God continue to bless the United States of America....

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Monday, December 1, 2014
Rep Gene Ward Interviews Gov Waihee
By Video @ 10:34 PM :: 4210 Views :: Akaka Bill, Politicians

Representative Gene Ward speaks with John David Waiheʻe III  who served as the fourth Governor of Hawaii from 1986 to 1994....

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Saturday, November 22, 2014
Hawaii political action committee under fire for non-disclosure
By Malia Zimmerman @ 1:33 AM :: 4056 Views :: Ethics, Politicians

Hawaii’s state campaign spending commissioners want the Honolulu city prosecutor to investigate a case brought by former Gov. Ben Cayetano against Pacific Resource Partnership’s political action committee....

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Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Video: Kelii Akina Interviews Senator Sam Slom
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:43 AM :: 2961 Views :: Politicians

State Senator Sam Slom is interviewed by Keali’i Akina on the November 10 edition of “Think Tech Hawaii”....

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Monday, November 17, 2014
Punahou Thanks David Ige for His Financial Contributions
By Andrew Walden @ 1:48 AM :: 5726 Views :: Education K-12, Politicians

Does this mean the Ige administration will break from the HSTA and propose a publicly funded voucher program so we can all give taxpayer money to private schools?

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Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Election Results: NFIB expects increased focus on small-business issues
By News Release @ 11:50 PM :: 3963 Views :: Politicians, Small Business

...leadership changes are expected to affect the legislative agendas of the state Department of Labor and the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism....

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Friday, November 7, 2014
David Ige’s Action Plan: “Engineering Hawaii’s Future”
By News Release @ 6:07 PM :: 4839 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Politicians

"Hawaiʻi needs leadership that moves us forward collectively instead of favoring special interests."

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Thursday, November 6, 2014
Keli'i Akina: Anatomy of an OHA Campaign
By Video @ 2:46 PM :: 5375 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA, Politicians

Although Dr. Akina did not win the seat, he garnered more than 92,000 votes, which is approximately one vote for every four persons who voted in the Hawaii General Election....

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Wednesday, November 5, 2014
While change sweeps country, Hawaii remains the same
By Malia Zimmerman @ 3:45 PM :: 4172 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

While voters across the country handed Republicans control of the U.S. Senate and expanded their numbers in the U.S. House of Representatives, virtually nothing changed  for Hawaii....

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Monday, November 3, 2014
HBO Video: In Hawaii 'Conflict of Interest' Means 'Not a Conflict of Interest'
By Video @ 8:16 AM :: 4290 Views :: Ethics, Politicians

Joe Souki makes Last Week Tonight with John Oliver ....

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Sunday, November 2, 2014
Charles Djou Announces 30-Day Plan
By Rep Charles Djou @ 1:31 PM :: 4456 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Politicians

...if we are honored to win this race, in our first 30 days in office, I will....

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Sunday, November 2, 2014
OHA Trustee Rowena Akana: Hawaiian Nation Not for Asians or Haole
By News Release @ 2:55 AM :: 7097 Views :: Hawaii History, OHA, Politicians

She disputes Keli'i Akina's call for racial inclusiveness....

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Saturday, November 1, 2014
No New Taxes? Ige Refuses to Answer Questions About Broken Promise
By News Release @ 2:30 PM :: 4055 Views :: Politicians, Taxes

Ige comes under increasing scrutiny for supporting tax hikes while misleading attacks on Duke Aiona fall apart....

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Saturday, November 1, 2014
Lawsuit Seeks Removal of Schatz from Office
By News Release @ 1:38 AM :: 7560 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Judiciary, Office of Elections, Politicians

...the election being conducted by Defendant Nago and the State of Hawaii Office of Elections is unconstitutional under the Seventeenth Amendment....

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Friday, October 31, 2014
Panos: Next Governor Should Focus on Transportation, Energy
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 7:48 PM :: 5447 Views :: Energy, Politicians, Rail

The renewable mandates make Hawaii more unaffordable and the mothballed interisland cable is yet another boondoggle....

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Friday, October 31, 2014
Photo: Ige's Broken No New Taxes Pledge
By News Release @ 4:04 PM :: 4723 Views :: Politicians, Taxes

Why did David Ige sign Grover Norquist's pledge not to raise taxes only to break it later? He's not the only one....

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Thursday, October 30, 2014
No New Taxes? Ige Broke Promise
By News Release @ 5:49 PM :: 4443 Views :: Politicians, Taxes

David Ige Once Promised Hawaii Taxpayers He Wouldn't Raise Their Taxes, Then Promptly Broke It....

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Thursday, October 30, 2014
Fact: Takai Voted for Pension Tax Twice
By Rep Barbara Marumoto @ 5:35 PM :: 4769 Views :: Politicians, Taxes

Takai actually ran a TV commercial claiming he opposed the pension tax “every time.”  This is false and Takai knows it....

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Schatz Proposes 66% Tax Rate for Self-Employed
By News Release @ 8:47 PM :: 4933 Views :: Politicians, Taxes

...a tax that has been described as the largest tax increase in U.S. history....

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Video: The Truth About Abortion and Duke Aiona
By Video @ 3:29 AM :: 3941 Views :: Politicians

...the Aloha state should not be lead by those who want gain by invoking FEAR, but by leaders who can cast a vision and implement a plan that brings HOPE to our islands....

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Djou Hits Takai on Pension Tax in Latest Commercial
By Video @ 6:55 PM :: 3855 Views :: Politicians, Taxes

Takai voted to raid the state retirement fund and to institute a pension tax....

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Cayetano Blames One Party System for Low Turnout
By Malia Zimmerman @ 4:09 PM :: 7172 Views :: Democratic Party, Hawaii Statistics, Office of Elections, Politicians, Republican Party
“The Democrats who run against each other are pretty much on the same side on social issues, so it just comes down who has greater resources and who is more popular.”
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Tuesday, October 28, 2014
American Samoa--Mistaken About Faleomavaega?
By Selected News Articles @ 2:26 PM :: 5222 Views :: National News, Congressional Delegation, Politicians

...Faleomavaega neither resigned nor retired and finally has returned home just a few days short of a year after his medical evacuation last October....

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Monday, October 27, 2014
VIDEO: David Ige 2.0 Event Highlights Record Of Failed Policies
By Video @ 4:18 AM :: 4537 Views :: Education K-12, Politicians, Taxes

Senator Ige Leaves Door Open For More Excise Taxes, Jokes About Hot School Crisis....

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Sunday, October 26, 2014
VIDEO: Ige Voted to Approve Furlough Fridays
By Video @ 8:48 PM :: 7137 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii History, Labor, Politicians

...Furlough Fridays, as they ACTUALLY happened, including David Ige's role....

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Sunday, October 26, 2014
Ige's Pihana: Which Came First the Crony or the Capitalist?
By Andrew Walden @ 8:27 PM :: 7230 Views :: Hawaii History, Politicians, Tax Credits

...it almost worked, until Goldman Sachs taught them all the meaning of "preferred stock"....

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