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Friday, May 3, 2013
Hanabusa Campaign: "Party-Fracturing Racial Politics"
By News Release @ 6:44 AM :: 7611 Views :: Democratic Party, Congressional Delegation, Politicians

"She understands Hawaii’s role as...the multi-cultural model for a rapidly changing America."

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Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Abercrombie Launchers Reelection Campaign, Appoints Crony Committee
By News Release @ 8:13 AM :: 5383 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

He noted there were some who did not agree with his decisions and opposed the moves....

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Sunday, April 28, 2013
Dozens of Crony Capitalist Donors Switch from Hanabusa to Schatz
By Selected News Articles @ 1:52 PM :: 6995 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

Schatz received first-quarter donations from at least 96 individuals who also gave to Hanabusa in 2009 or 2010....

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Sunday, April 28, 2013
Hawaii Senate Race Stokes Obama, Clinton Rift
By Selected News Articles @ 1:06 AM :: 5198 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians
Hanabusa, who was then the state Senate president, served as Clinton’s state spokeswoman....
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Wednesday, April 24, 2013
WaPo: "Another race-tinted showdown in Hawaii"
By Selected News Articles @ 12:27 PM :: 5042 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians
... The Hawaii Democratic Party has a long history of primaries split along racial lines ....
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Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Stanley Chang Running for CD1?
By Andrew Walden @ 10:50 AM :: 9604 Views :: Honolulu County, Democratic Party, Congressional Delegation
Dan Inouye was barely in the grave when Honolulu Councilmember Stanley Chang signed Federal Election Commission documents....
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Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Sources: Hanabusa to enter Senate race today, Dems Will Give no Money to Schatz
By Selected News Articles @ 11:55 AM :: 8403 Views :: Democratic Party, Congressional Delegation, Politicians
... a “really tough decision,” because she was angrier at Abercrombie ....
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Friday, April 19, 2013
Hanabusa, DSCC Discuss Challenging Schatz
By Selected News Articles @ 8:36 PM :: 5647 Views :: Democratic Party, Congressional Delegation
“Chances are pretty good that she won’t stay in her current job.”
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Thursday, April 18, 2013
Democratic Party Will File Legal Challenge Over Hawaii's Primary Election Laws
By News Release @ 2:19 PM :: 5392 Views :: Democratic Party, Office of Elections

The Democratic Party of Hawaii will file a lawsuit in U.S. District Court to seek an injunction against the state of Hawaii over its primary election laws....

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Thursday, April 4, 2013
To Encourage Hanabusa to Run Against Abercrombie, Trade Unions Endorse Schatz
By Selected News Articles @ 1:47 PM :: 6505 Views :: Democratic Party, Labor
“We’re trying to push her to run against the governor.”
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Sunday, March 31, 2013
SJR12: Schatz, Hirono Tinker with Hawaiian Homelands Blood Quantum
By Andrew Walden @ 8:24 PM :: 9075 Views :: Democratic Party, DHHL, Congressional Delegation
...blood quantum disputes have been a feature of internal politics within the Department of Hawaiian Homelands....
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Thursday, March 21, 2013
Preemptive Strike: UHPA Endorses Schatz
By News Release @ 9:27 PM :: 7143 Views :: Democratic Party, Congressional Delegation, Labor
... the early endorsement was the result of unprecedented changes in Congress with the retirement of Sen. Daniel Akaka and the passing of Sen. Daniel Inouye, and the need for a fresh perspective ....
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Monday, March 4, 2013
How Liberals Live
By NCPA @ 1:20 PM :: 6798 Views :: Democratic Party, Land Use, Cost of Living

The Democratic Party has two reliable groups of adherents: the rich and the poor...Both groups have little use for the middle class....

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Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Gays Threaten Expulsion of 11 Democrat Legislators
By News Release @ 3:50 PM :: 7046 Views :: Democratic Party, Family

If upheld the sentencing that is available to the committees range from censure to reprimand to expulsion from the Democratic Party of Hawai‘i....

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Friday, February 15, 2013
KOS: Hanabusa Underperformed Obama the Most for any Incumbent in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 2:22 PM :: 9338 Views :: Democratic Party, Hawaii Statistics, Office of Elections, Republican Party

...Colleen Hanabusa underperformed Obama by the most of any incumbent in the nation....

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Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Dojo Mystic Ousted From City Administration
By AtomicMonkey @ 5:34 PM :: 9678 Views :: Honolulu County, Democratic Party

Following an article in Hawaii Free Press, Honolulu’s stodgy and turgid media establishment slowing began to acknowledge the story....

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Friday, February 1, 2013
Caldwell Secretly Appoints ‘Chief of Staff’--Convicted Criminal Harry Mattson
By Andrew Walden @ 9:10 PM :: 17957 Views :: Honolulu County, Democratic Party, Ethics

 Mugshot: Caldwell's Chief of Staff

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Monday, January 21, 2013
The Legislature and the Death of Big Ideas
By Rep Charles Djou @ 6:01 PM :: 7100 Views :: Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

In both percentage and numerical terms, the Hawaii Legislature has fewer Republicans in its ranks than non-communists in communist China’s National People’s Congress....

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Sunday, January 13, 2013
Maui Dems Refuse to Release Names of House District 9 Nominees
By News Release @ 6:16 AM :: 8061 Views :: Democratic Party, Maui County

The Maui County Democratic Party is following state party guidelines which does (sic) not allow the selected names to be publicly released ....

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Friday, January 11, 2013
Senate Dems Unveil 2013 Legislative Priorities
By News Release @ 1:54 PM :: 5582 Views :: Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government

"The Senate Majority will draw upon the recommendations of the Senate Special Committee on Accountability for the improvement of the operational and financial management of the University of Hawai’i"

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Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Schatz Names Political Operative Andy Winer Chief of Staff
By News Release @ 5:46 PM :: 6146 Views :: Democratic Party, Congressional Delegation

"The headline could have been Schatz Launches Re-election Campaign, Puts Campaign Manager on Congressional Payroll.”

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Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Bad Blood May Mean Primaries for Hawaii Democrats
By Selected News Articles @ 10:29 PM :: 5943 Views :: Democratic Party, Congressional Delegation

“There is buzz that folks are going to get primaried, there’s no question about that.”

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Monday, January 7, 2013
Governor Appoints Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran to State Senate
By News Release @ 8:44 PM :: 6390 Views :: Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Politicians

Previously appointed to the House in January 2009 to complete the unexpired term of the late Bob Nakasone.... 

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Monday, January 7, 2013
Ruff Times: Tsutsui to Challenge Abercrombie in 2014?
By Video @ 3:16 PM :: 5856 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

Uncle Sam and Kanoho have a talk about the future....

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Friday, January 4, 2013
Back Room Deal? Democrats, Union Boss Refuse to Identify 3 Nominees for Senate Opening
By News Release @ 1:40 PM :: 7325 Views :: Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government

Applicants include Nicanor E. Casumpang, Jr., Loretta Giannotti, Robert George Hill III, Natalie A. Kama, Gilbert Samuel Coloma Keith-Agaran, Clifford R. Libed, and Mary D. Wagner.

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Friday, December 28, 2012
"Impeach Abercrombie"
By Selected News Articles @ 4:24 PM :: 9570 Views :: Democratic Party, Congressional Delegation, Politicians

Angry comments were plastered on Abercrombie's Facebook page following the announcement of his decision Wednesday, with some predicting he would be a one-term governor....

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Thursday, December 27, 2012
Shan Tsutsui Accepts Lt Governor Position, Not Moving to Oahu
By News Release @ 9:56 PM :: 8176 Views :: Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Politicians

Plans are underway to establish an additional Office of the Lt. Governor on Maui....

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Thursday, December 27, 2012
Hubris Online: Abercrombie’s Head Scratcher Not Logical, Must be Personal
By Selected News Articles @ 12:38 PM :: 8850 Views :: Democratic Party, Congressional Delegation, Politicians

“This does not make any logical/political sense, so therefore it must be personal.” --Washington Post

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Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Inouye Staff Offer Dead Fish, Tell Schatz ‘Good Luck’
By Selected News Articles @ 8:39 PM :: 13774 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

Inouye's chief of staff, Jennifer Sabas, says despite the disappointment, Inouye's office wishes Schatz "the best of luck."

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Sunday, December 23, 2012
Is Abercrombie Vitousek?
By Andrew Walden @ 8:29 PM :: 10227 Views :: Democratic Party, Hawaii History, Politicians

The fight between Hanabusa and Hirono over Inouye’s seat is the latest flare-up of the battle between old-boys and progressives within the Democratic Party....

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Friday, December 21, 2012
List of Potential Senate Candidates is also List of Potential Special Election Candidates
By Selected News Articles @ 5:06 PM :: 5670 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

If Hanabusa is appointed senator, you can take the names of most of the folks listed above as possible candidates in the special election ....

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Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Hanabusa will apply for Senate vacancy, Case Considers Special Election Run
By Selected News Articles @ 5:08 PM :: 5942 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

“…we’re electing our next senator-for-life in this process….”

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Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Democrats Pretend to Open Selection Process
By News Release @ 1:58 PM :: 5785 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

... Coordinating committee will vet applicants for “good standing” qualification ....

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Monday, December 17, 2012
Inouye wanted Hanabusa to succeed him in U.S. Senate
By Selected News Articles @ 9:28 PM :: 7552 Views :: Democratic Party, Congressional Delegation, Politicians

Boylan said the letter is Abercrombie's to release. But he confirmed it was Inouye's "last wish" for Hanabusa to succeed him.

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Friday, December 14, 2012
Thielen: Say Organized with Republicans, Too
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 1:14 AM :: 6668 Views :: Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

“This isn’t the first time that a Democratic majority faction has organized with the Republicans; some people are just more honest and transparent about it. It is time to govern and stop politicking.”

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Thursday, November 15, 2012
Workshops: Discover the Public's Power in the Legislative Process
By News Release @ 11:50 PM :: 5834 Views :: Honolulu County, Democratic Party

Kauai - Between November 15 and November 21, the Public Access Room (the “PAR”) will conduct a series of free neighborhood workshops entitled, “We the Powerful!”

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Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Hanalei vs Omidyar: Update
By Selected News Articles @ 1:46 PM :: 9705 Views :: Honolulu County, Democratic Party

At the request of the Hanalei to Haena Community Association, Pierre Omidyar's resort development team from his Ohana Real Estate Investors LLC (OREI) will make a public presentation at 6:00 pm at the Hanalei School Cafeteria on Tuesday, November 13, 2012....

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Saturday, November 10, 2012
Kauai Chief: Valenciano's Decision Likely to be Appealed and Overturned
By Selected News Articles @ 4:27 PM :: 6095 Views :: Honolulu County, Democratic Party

After review by some of the most respected legal minds in the state, the ruling by Judge Valenciano has a high probability of being appealed and overturned....

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Tuesday, November 6, 2012
VIDEO: Red-Faced Abercrombie Bickers With Protesters on Stage at Democrats Grand Rally in Hilo
By Video @ 4:51 AM :: 9587 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

Stalking the stage behind two beefy bodyguards, Abercrombie bellows at the protesters: “Then join the Democratic Party and you get the faith and trust of people.”

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Sunday, November 4, 2012
House Candidate Kaniela Ing: “I don’t Support Osama bin-Laden”
By Andrew Walden @ 9:37 PM :: 14029 Views :: Democratic Party, Maui County, Military, Politicians

“I don’t support Osama bin-Laden. I didn’t cheat on my LSAT.” That was the message HD11 Democratic House candidate Kaniela Ing blurted out to the astounded members of the Hawaii Campaign Spending Commission at a hearing Thursday, November 1.

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Saturday, October 27, 2012
Voter Guide: Hawaii State and County Ballot Initiatives 2012
By Andrew Walden @ 10:34 PM :: 19312 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill, Honolulu County, Democratic Party, Kauai County, DHHL, Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

Hawai'i Free Press endorsements on State and County ballot initiatives....

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Monday, October 22, 2012
House Candidate Kaniela Ing Threatened with Expulsion from UH
By Selected News Articles @ 3:49 AM :: 14842 Views :: Democratic Party, Maui County, Higher Education, Politicians

It took three months for UHSC to stop Ing from misrepresenting himself but after Ing was threatened with expulsion from UH, he capitulated....

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Saturday, September 29, 2012
Hanalei: Billionaire Pierre Omidyar Pushes for Resort Development
By Robert Thomas @ 11:57 PM :: 7153 Views :: Honolulu County, Democratic Party

The developer touts the proposed resort as "the most environmentally and culturally responsible visitor-oriented project ever to be proposed in the state."

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Friday, September 28, 2012
Zoning Enforcement On Kauai - A Rice Cooker Is A Kitchen?
By Robert Thomas @ 10:06 PM :: 7944 Views :: Honolulu County, Democratic Party

Rice-cooker...

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Monday, September 17, 2012
UPW Fires Employees for Refusing to Contribute to Hanabusa
By Selected News Articles @ 10:28 PM :: 12299 Views :: Democratic Party, Ethics, Labor

Democratic FEC commissioners argued that UPW did in fact coerce “employees to participate in the union’s political activities” in violation of the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971....

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Friday, September 14, 2012
Asking For It: Abercrombie, DLNR to Host Community Meeting on Kauai
By News Release @ 11:04 PM :: 6665 Views :: Honolulu County, Democratic Party, Energy, Environment

Wednesday, September 19, 2012, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School in Lihue....

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Friday, September 7, 2012
Kauai County Prosecutor Fined for Racial Harassment of White Attorney
By News Release @ 1:11 PM :: 7403 Views :: Honolulu County, Democratic Party, Energy, Environment

...she needed to assimilate more into the local culture and break up with her boyfriend at the time, also white, in favor of a local boy....

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Saturday, September 1, 2012
New Complaint Challenging Kauai's Limit On Visitor Units
By Robert Thomas @ 2:08 AM :: 5934 Views :: Honolulu County, Democratic Party

 The complaint asserts that the County has no legitimate interest in restricting tourists or part time residents, and that the charter amendment is a zoning regulation that cannot be adopted by the voters ....

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Friday, August 3, 2012
To Stop Mufi, Mrs Abercrombie Joins the Chris Butler Cult
By Andrew Walden @ 4:24 AM :: 27675 Views :: Democratic Party, Congressional Delegation, Politicians, Religion, Tulsi Gabbard

“Tulsi is a pure devotee. She is a little plant, a Holy Basil…. You don’t just leave, you are totally black banned if you leave."

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Thursday, July 26, 2012
Disaster Proclamation Authorizes Repairs to Kauai Highway
By News Release @ 3:30 PM :: 7352 Views :: Honolulu County, Democratic Party, Energy, Environment

This section of Kaumualiꞌi Highway is a two-lane highway and the only route providing access to the west end of Kauaꞌi, the county landfill, the wastewater treatment plant and the Pacific Missile Range Facility Barking Sands....

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