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Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Hawaii's Second Saint: Blessed Marianne Cope to be Canonized Next October?
By Selected News Articles @ 1:49 PM :: 9129 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Energy, Environment

Only six years after Mother Marianne Cope was beatified, the New York-bred collaborator of St Damien deVeuster on Hawaii's Molokai leper colony has cleared the final hurdle to sainthood.

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Saturday, December 3, 2011
Fontaine Factor: Volunteering and Giving During the Holiday Season
By Video @ 12:17 AM :: 7883 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Energy, Environment

Representative George Fontaine (R-Kihei) speaks with Kim Gennaula of Aloha United Way and Major Edward Hill of the Salvation Army about opportunities for Volunteering and Giving during the Holiday Season....

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Thursday, December 1, 2011
Lihue TSA Worker Sues, Claims Sex Assault
By Selected News Articles @ 11:46 PM :: 9793 Views :: Kauai County, Labor, Tourism

Marugame claims a TSA investigator (TSI) "sexually assaulted her" on Aug. 26, 2009....

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Friday, November 25, 2011
Maui Smart Grid Demonstration Project to Begin Next Year
By News Release @ 1:39 AM :: 11232 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Energy, Environment, World News, Family

The multi-million dollar project is aimed at improving integration of variable renewable resources, such as solar and wind power, and preparing the electric system for widespread adoption of electric vehicles.

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Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Judicial Selection Commission Releases List of Nominees for Second Circuit Court
By News Release @ 11:50 PM :: 8402 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Energy, Environment

This is the first release of JSC nominees since the JSC’s Nov 16 decision to begin releasing the names of judicial nominees.

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Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Mesa Announces Sale of Mokulele Turboprop Operation
By News Release @ 9:46 AM :: 7805 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Energy, Environment

Mesa will continue to operate its jet inter-island service as go!Mokulele. Under the terms of the sale Transpac Aviation, operating as Mokulele Flight Services, Inc, will also continue to offer service under the go!Mokulele brand....

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Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Proposed Lanai Wind Farm Site named among State’s Most Endangered Historic Places
By News Release @ 4:31 AM :: 7756 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Energy, Environment

The site of a massive proposed wind farm in West Lanai where hundreds of archaeological and cultural sites have been identified has been named one of the state's "most endangered historic places" for 2011 by the Historic Hawaii Foundation.

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Friday, November 11, 2011
Lingle Manager, Maj General Robert G. F. Lee to Speak on Maui
By News Release @ 11:47 PM :: 9123 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Energy, Environment

The event will be at the "Five Palms Restaurant" in Kihei at 11:30AM on November 15, 2011.

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Friday, November 11, 2011
VIDEO: Paranoia Strikes Occupy Maui (Hilarious)
By Andrew Walden @ 12:44 PM :: 8367 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL

The second interviewee is a lawyer with big gold earrings who proceeds to vigorously denounce herself for participating in foreclosure proceedings. That is worth watching again and again.

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Thursday, November 10, 2011
Wind Power Lines Bust Budget
By NCPA @ 12:17 PM :: 7433 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics
  • First, the power lines and new infrastructure necessary to transport wind energy is enormously expensive.
  • Second, much of the electricity produced is lost in transportation anyway.
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Thursday, October 27, 2011
Aftermath: What Happens to Wind Farms When They Die?
By Video @ 2:43 PM :: 12894 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill, Kauai County, DHHL, Energy, Environment

AFTERMATH...

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Thursday, October 6, 2011
Rep Pine: Pass HB1465 to Stop Elder Abuse
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 1:33 AM :: 10274 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

Rep. Pine introduced HB 1465, relating to powers of attorney, which is still alive in the legislature. HB 1465 requires that anyone seeking power of attorney for an elderly person must have at least two signatures.

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Saturday, October 1, 2011
Maui County Settles Dispute with Merrill Lynch Over Student Auction Rate Securities
By News Release @ 3:57 AM :: 7629 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Energy, Environment

Mayor Alan Arakawa is pleased to announce that the County of Maui has reached a resolution regarding the purchase of $32 million in student loan auction rate securities from Merrill Lynch.

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Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Big Wind: Does Abercrombie want Giant Boondoggle as his Legacy?
By Video @ 6:19 AM :: 7637 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Energy, Environment

I Aloha Molokai has released two new videos … 

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Saturday, August 20, 2011
KOS: “Hirono would be the first non-theist to serve in the Senate”
By Selected News Articles @ 5:21 PM :: 9526 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

She voted against a...proposal to mandate he inscription of a religious message at the Capitol Visitor Center....  A non-practicing Buddhist, Mazie would be the first non-theist to serve in the Senate.

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Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Newt Gingrich to Speak at Maui Event Saturday Aug 20
By News Release @ 8:10 PM :: 8501 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, National News, Ethics

Speaker Gingrich will be on Maui this Saturday, August 20th. The event begins at 5:30pm at the Door of Faith Church, 432 Waiehu Beach Rd, Wailuku....

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Friday, August 12, 2011
Akaka Brings Democrat Staffers to Maui for Taxpayer-funded Vacation
By Selected News Articles @ 1:36 PM :: 10117 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

The entire press staff of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee is in Maui, even though a field hearing there won’t happen until next Wednesday....

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Saturday, August 6, 2011
Restoring Courage: Hawaii Stands with Israel August 24
By News Release @ 6:59 PM :: 14550 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

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Friday, August 5, 2011
Kimura Gets 20 Years in Maui Ponzi Scheme
By News Release @ 2:01 AM :: 9649 Views :: Akaka Bill, Kauai County, DHHL

Lloyd Y. Kimura, 61, former president of Maui Industrial Loan & Finance Company and Lloyd Y. Kimura, Inc. in Wailuku, was sentenced today in State Circuit Court on Maui by Judge Joseph Cardoza to 20 years imprisonment and ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $8,093,907

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Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Fontaine Factor Video: Cybercrime in Hawaii
By Video @ 2:00 PM :: 11191 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

VIDEO: Jason Martin, of Secure DNA and Christopher Van Marter Senior Deputy of the Office of the Prosecuting Attorney White Collar Crime Unit discuss Cybercrime with Representative George Fontaine.... 

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Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Featured on Glen Beck: Wallbuilders’ David Barton to speak at Hilo, Maui, Oahu events
By Selected News Articles @ 8:30 AM :: 17369 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill, Kauai County, DHHL, Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment
  • HILO -- JULY 27, WEDNESDAY—1:00PM-3:00PM.
  • MAUI -- JULY 28, THURSDAY-- 5PM youth session, 6:30PM general session.
  • OAHU -- JULY 29, FRIDAY—6:30PM to 8:30PM.
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Sunday, July 24, 2011
MECO to seek 6.7% Rate Hike to pay for Windfarms
By News Release @ 3:18 PM :: 10209 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Energy, Environment

The requested increase would help cover the operations and maintenance costs of safely and reliably integrating existing and future renewable energy resources into MECO's three isolated, island electrical grids. Also included are energy storage projects which will help integrate even higher levels of variable resources such as wind and solar....

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Saturday, July 16, 2011
PUC Requires HECO to Reopen Molokai Windfarm Bidding
By News Release @ 10:30 AM :: 8822 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Energy, Environment

...the PUC determined that Castle & Cooke cannot assign part of its development rights to Pattern Energy to develop 200 MW of wind power on Molokai....

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Friday, July 15, 2011
IAM: PUC re-bid order should bring halt to Wind Development on Molokai
By News Release @ 2:36 PM :: 8116 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Energy, Environment

Now that the Public Utilities Commission has ordered Hawaiian Electric (HECO) to stop this mega-project and restart it with new bidders, I Aloha Molokai (IAM) requests that Pattern Energy and its subcontractors and partners cease their activities on Molokai immediately.

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Tuesday, July 12, 2011
Democrats call disenfranchisement of Military Personnel “Fair, equitable representation”
By News Release @ 1:48 PM :: 11796 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill, Kauai County, DHHL, Energy, Environment

fair, equitable representation for all residents ... one man/one vote fairness doctrine ....  we urge the State Democratic Party to pursue all legal options including filing a lawsuit, if necessary, to overturn this Reapportionment Commission decision....

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Tuesday, July 12, 2011
Police, Prosecutors to discuss Cybercrime at Capitol
By News Release @ 12:26 AM :: 10577 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

Briefing on Cybercrime to be held Tuesday, July 12 at 10:00 a.m. at the Hawaii State Capitol, Conference Room 309.

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Friday, July 1, 2011
Insights: Molokai, Lanai leaders debate Big Wind
By News Release @ 6:08 PM :: 9811 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Energy, Environment

While Helm repeatedly stated the I Aloha Molokai position of NO to both the cable and the windmills, Ritte said right now his position is also NO but that could change if given the opportunity to negotiate and have his long list of benefits met. The list was so long that he did not have time to finish reading it.

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Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Big Wind to be debated on PBS Insights Thursday
By News Release @ 8:54 PM :: 9912 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Energy, Environment

Insights: Lanai & Molokai

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Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Molokai Wind Developer: “We will pack up and leave.”
By News Release @ 3:15 PM :: 10464 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Energy, Environment

“If the community does not want this project it will not go through,” said Pattern Senior Developer Christian Hackett. “And we will pack up and leave.”

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Sunday, June 26, 2011
TEA Party to join July 4 Parades in Kailua, Makawao, Hilo, Kona
By Selected News Articles @ 6:39 PM :: 14361 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill, Kauai County, DHHL, Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

Please come and join us in Makawao on Saturday, July 2nd for the Annual Makawao Paniolo July 4th Parade. TEA Party Maui plans to enter a patriotic float in the Parade....

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Saturday, June 25, 2011
VIDEO: Fontaine Factor interviews HECO’s Rosegg on Clean Energy
By Video @ 12:10 PM :: 9714 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Energy, Environment

Representative George Fontaine, HD 11, Kīhei, Wailea, Makena, talks with Peter Rosegg with the Hawaiian Electric Company and Maria Tome, Renewable and Transportation Energy Program Manager /Hawaii State Energy Office about Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative.

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Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Broadband to be Trojan Horse for Big Wind Cable?
By Andrew Walden @ 3:35 PM :: 11997 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Energy, Environment

Why the sudden addition of broadband to the Big Wind cable?

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Friday, June 17, 2011
PUC Approves New Maui Windfarm
By News Release @ 2:04 AM :: 8836 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Energy, Environment

The Hawaii Public Utilities Commission has approved a 20-year contract for Maui Electric Company to purchase 21 megawatts (MW) of wind power from Sempra Generation's Auwahi Wind project on the Ulupalakua Ranch in southeastern Maui. 

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Thursday, June 16, 2011
Money released for school construction projects
By News Release @ 11:36 AM :: 10243 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

"$36,000 for improvements of reconfiguration to the cafeteria stage at Mililani Uka Elementary School"

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Monday, May 30, 2011
Molokai Anti-Wind Group Forms
By News Release @ 10:45 AM :: 8188 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Energy, Environment

IAM is fortunate and pleased to announce that on June 2 at 6 p.m. at the Kulana `Oiwi Halau, Robin Kaye from Friends of Lanai (FOL) will be sharing the “Lanai Wind Fall Out” video and their experience with the Big Wind and undersea cable project.

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Friday, May 27, 2011
Association of Alternative Newsweeklies protests subpoena of Maui Time online Commenters’ IDs
By News Release @ 2:13 PM :: 9215 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

Association of Alternative Newsweeklies CONDEMNS the attempt by Maui authorities to force this disclosure, and SUPPORTS the right of Maui Time and Tommy Russo to oppose this subpoena and CALLS ON the district attorney of Maui to immediately withdraw this subpoena and cease all efforts to chill the free speech rights of Maui Time readers.

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Friday, May 27, 2011
Attorney: Seizure of Molokai Ranch for Windfarm may be illegal
By Robert Thomas @ 11:42 AM :: 9203 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Energy, Environment

When the government chooses a preferred beneficiary before it condemns, the taking looks a lot more like the prohibited "A-to-B" taking that the Court professes to frown upon....

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Wednesday, May 25, 2011
VIDEO: Fontaine Factor Discusses Domestic Violence in Hawaii
By Video @ 8:21 PM :: 11214 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

Representative George Fontaine discusses domestic violence in Hawaii with Dara Carlin a domestic violence survivor and advocate; and Tiffinie Walters a domestic violence survivor....

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Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Test of Shield Law? Maui PD subpoenas ID of online commenter who threatened Cop
By Selected News Articles @ 1:35 PM :: 9975 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Energy, Environment

The Maui Police Department has issued a subpoena to obtain the IP addresses of Maui Time web commenters, citing the terroristic threatening of one of its officers. by Maui police officer Nelson Johnson....The comment in question was left in response to an April 14 blog post in which Maui Time publisher Tommy Russo posted a video of himself being assaulted....

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Sunday, May 22, 2011
Hawaii PUC Stats show Windfarms cause Blackouts
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 5:11 PM :: 12215 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill, Kauai County, DHHL, Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

HELCO reported that 20,660 customer interruptions (16% of all interruptions) were related to Independent Power Producer (non-HELCO Generation) sources. In 2009 Hamakua Energy Partners (HEP) and Pakini Nui Windfarm were the non-HELCO generation sources that caused customer interruptions. 

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Friday, May 20, 2011
Maui Armed Forces Day Picnic Saturday
By News Release @ 10:41 PM :: 7237 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL

Kalama Park on Saturday, May 21, at 11:30 -2:30 (middle pavilion by the playground equipment).

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Tuesday, May 10, 2011
VIDEO: Rep Gene Ward’s Sine Die Speech
By Video @ 5:06 PM :: 9544 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

Representative Gene Ward, Minority Leader, Sine Die Announcement May 2011, Hawaii State House of Representatives ....

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Monday, May 2, 2011
SB1274: Obamacare being used to Weaken Right to Appeal Insurance Coverage Denials
By News Release @ 7:26 PM :: 9218 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

As the 2011 Hawai`i State Legislature moves closer to an end, boisterous applause, back-slapping, and high-fives erupted on the morning of Friday, May 1st in Conference Room 229 at the Hawai`i State Capitol as health insurance lobbyists congratulated themselves. They were celebrating the passage of Senate Bill 1274 that repeals a decade-old consumer protection law consumers have used successfully to overturn health plan denials approximately 80% of the time.... 

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Friday, April 29, 2011
Friends of Lanai Calls for Big Wind Bidding Process to be Reopened
By News Release @ 11:03 AM :: 8804 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Energy, Environment

Friends of Lāna‘i (FOL) today petitioned Hawaii’s Public Utilities Commission (PUC) to reopen the competitive bidding process for the “Big Wind” project.

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Tuesday, April 19, 2011
SB99: Preserve Young Bros Monopoly on Inter-Island Shipping
By Grassroot Institute @ 8:27 PM :: 10066 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Energy, Environment

PUC--"This bill would make it extremely difficult, if not impossible, for companies to gain entry into the water carrier market in Hawaii….”

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Friday, April 15, 2011
Fontaine Factor: Judges speak up on Drug Courts
By Video @ 11:13 PM :: 8558 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

Representative George Fontaine discusses Hawaii Drug Courts with Chief Judge, Judge Shackley Raffetto from Maui and Judge Michael D. Wilson from Oahu....

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Friday, April 15, 2011
No New Taxes! Rally April 15--Honolulu, Kona, Hilo, Kahului, Lihue
By News Release @ 8:27 AM :: 20624 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill, Honolulu County, Democratic Party, Kauai County, DHHL, Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

Hawaii has one of the highest State Tax Rates in the United States, and yet the State Legislature is considering many new increases in taxes including income, excise, and other fees.  Are you Taxed Enough Already?

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Friday, April 8, 2011
VIDEO: Lanai Wind Fall Out
By Video @ 12:13 PM :: 9717 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Energy, Environment

This project uses tax and rate payer money to enrich a privately held corporation. It bills itself as “green” when it is actually a corporate boondoggle to put a billion dollars every four years into one man’s pocket.

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Thursday, April 7, 2011
SB1363 10-cents-per-bag Tax: Greens, Big Business, Big Government team up to Rip Off Consumers
By Andrew Walden @ 1:07 AM :: 18314 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill, Honolulu County, Democratic Party, Kauai County, DHHL, Energy, Environment

After two years of marketing the alleged horrors of the non-existent “Pacific Garbage Patch”, environmentalists, big business, and big government are ready to cash in.

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Monday, April 4, 2011
Abercrombie Appoints Judge Loo to Maui Circuit Court
By News Release @ 9:55 PM :: 8101 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Energy, Environment

Governor Abercrombie Appoints Judge Loo to Circuit Court

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