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Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Caldwell Goes Wobbly, Urges Review of Rail Proposal
By News Release @ 7:40 PM :: 6445 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

Today I am calling for a modification to the contracting process for the design of the Phase IV/City Center stretch of the rail transit line.  I am asking that a review be done with community input to see where more appropriate design can be implemented, and more cost savings may be possible....

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Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Rep. Barbara Marumoto will not be running
By News Release @ 2:08 PM :: 8444 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

Rep. Barbara Marumoto will not be running in the 2012 election....

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Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Honolulu Passes Los Angeles as Worst U.S. City for Drivers
By Selected News Articles @ 10:54 AM :: 6014 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

Drivers in the city, the state of Hawaii’s largest, wasted an average of 58 hours stuck in traffic last year....

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Monday, May 21, 2012
Most Important Historical Sites Remain in Rail Suit
By Selected News Articles @ 4:03 PM :: 7936 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

...our most important sites Chinatown, Aloha Tower, Dillingham Building, Native Hawaiian burials, etc., all remain in play....

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Saturday, May 19, 2012
Djou: The Future of NATO
By Rep Charles Djou @ 10:00 PM :: 12050 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

As someone who has served both as a Member of Congress and as a soldier under NATO command in Afghanistan, I have a unique perspective on NATO’s role and future....

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Friday, May 18, 2012
Local Students Deploy Underwater Robots to Assess WW2 Shipwrecks
By News Release @ 11:20 PM :: 5589 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

Twenty-four Hawaii elementary, middle, and high school teams are competing in the Hawaii Underwater Robot Challenge Saturday....

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Friday, May 11, 2012
Djou Campaign Kickoff Rally May 23
By News Release @ 3:11 PM :: 7269 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

Almost two years ago today, we made history by winning a historic special election....

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Friday, May 11, 2012
Hawaii Republican Convention This Weekend
By Nacia Blom @ 10:36 AM :: 12906 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

Starting May 9th, the Leadership Institute will be returning to Hawaii with world-class campaign training for conservative candidates....

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Friday, May 11, 2012
Fading Chances for Rail Funding to Pass Congress
By Selected News Articles @ 12:56 AM :: 8056 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

For Honolulu, this means that the $250 million that the Obama Administration had set aside for our rail project will just disappear. It also means that New Starts Funding as a national program may also disappear....

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Wednesday, May 9, 2012
City to Build More Transitional Housing for Homeless
By News Release @ 1:15 PM :: 5898 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

...$3.5 million from the City’s Affordable Housing Fund to acquire and/or renovate an existing structure to provide transitional housing....

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Monday, May 7, 2012
Thielen: Landfill Cannot Legally be Located at Ameron
By News Release @ 11:34 PM :: 5703 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

Rep Thielen notes the proximity of five schools, a hospital, and numerous residences, all within one mile of the proposed landfill site....

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Sunday, May 6, 2012
DoH Explains How Taxpayers Fund Gabbards’ Song and Dance Routine
By Andrew Walden @ 6:04 PM :: 7811 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

A political watershed is formed when the benefits of incumbency flow down hill to a new generation....

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Saturday, May 5, 2012
Full Text: Supreme Court Ruling Allows Waimanalo Gulch to Remain Open
By News Release @ 1:19 AM :: 5819 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

No surprise here.  This has always been the plan ....

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Saturday, May 5, 2012
Rep. Kymberly Pine Pulls Papers to Run for City Council
By News Release @ 12:22 AM :: 8076 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

Just a day after her last legislative day at the State Capitol, Representative Kymberly Pine will pull her papers today at 11:30 a.m. to run for the City Council District 1 seat....

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Monday, April 30, 2012
As Legislators Consider Mass Release of Hardened Criminals, Lawsuit Challenges Half-Way House Supervision
By Selected News Articles @ 3:04 PM :: 7088 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

Robles, 18, was there as a condition of parole for the juvenile crimes of sex assault, theft and runaway charges, according to the complaint.  The family claims that the home failed to supervise the two boys despite house rules that required curfews and bed checks every 20 minutes on overnight shifts.

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Monday, April 30, 2012
Hawaii Christian Coalition Annual Prayer at the Capitol May 3
By News Release @ 2:20 PM :: 6888 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

Hawaii Christian Coalition presents its annual Prayer at the Capitol May 3, Thursday 6:30-8:00pm State Capitol Auditorium....  

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Sunday, April 29, 2012
Honolulu Banquet Salutes Opening of Aloha Pregnancy Center Osaka
By News Release @ 3:03 PM :: 10121 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, World News, Family

They were welcomed by our vibrant MC, Miss Hawaii Lauren Cheape....

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Saturday, April 28, 2012
Soldiers, Community restore Kaena Point
By News Release @ 11:15 PM :: 6897 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

Soldiers from Schofield Barracks’ 225th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, and other Army units, rolled up their sleeves ....

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Friday, April 27, 2012
US, Japan Reach $8.6B Deal on Transfer of 9,000 Okinawa Marines
By News Release @ 10:38 AM :: 11776 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

Abercrombie jumps the gun to claim credit for something that wasn't his doing ....

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Thursday, April 26, 2012
City 'Error': Kahuku is #1 Landfill Site, not Ameron
By News Release @ 4:24 PM :: 6069 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

Now Carlisle will be able to 'ride to the rescue' of the Windward Shore as well as 'saving' Kailua and Kaneohe when he renews Waimanalo Gulch. What a charade!

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Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Planning Commission Set to Decide on 15-year Extension for Waimanalo Gulch Landfill
By Tom Berg @ 6:29 PM :: 6495 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

... the Planning Commission will render a decision on May 25, at 9:00 a.m. at the Mission Memorial Auditorium to either approve or deny the 15-year extension ....

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Friday, April 20, 2012
Selection Committee Proposes Kailua Site for New Oahu Landfill
By Tom Berg @ 9:36 PM :: 6515 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

...The Ameron Quarry in Kailua was chosen as the best site to house the next landfill. The next step is for the Mayor to agree . . . for he does have the power to not agree and pick another site....

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Friday, April 20, 2012
Ward, Slom, Marumoto Talk Story at Maunalua Bay
By News Release @ 5:25 PM :: 6755 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

Rep. Gene Ward (R-Hawaii Kai – Kalama Valley) will host a "Talk Story" with constituents in his district at Maunalua Bay (next to the canoe halau) this Saturday April 21 from Noon to 2 p.m. Food will be provided....

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Thursday, April 19, 2012
Jobs? Hanabusa Votes Against Tax Cut for 97% of Hawaii’s Employers
By Rep Charles Djou @ 8:41 PM :: 8094 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

"I'm glad to see this small business bill pass the House, with the support of 18 Democrats, and disappointed that Congresswoman Hanabusa voted against it," stated Former Congressman Charles K. Djou....

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Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Save Kakaako: Rally to Stop HB2819
By News Release @ 8:02 PM :: 7956 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

Saturday, April 21 9AM at Kaka‘ako Gateway Park

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Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Barack Obama Sr Brought to America by Harry Belafonte
By Selected News Articles @ 4:07 PM :: 17043 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

U.S. and British officials were deeply suspicious of this outfit, observing that the AASF – though backed by singer (ands Communist Party member) Harry Belafonte and actor Sidney Poitier – had links to a Kenyan nationalist leader….

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Wednesday, April 18, 2012
VIDEO: Mounds of Trash Left by Homeless at Keaau Beach Park
By Tom Berg @ 3:25 PM :: 5921 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

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Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Challenge to Democratic Party Bosses: Laura Thielen Launches State Senate Campaign
By News Release @ 4:08 PM :: 7062 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

“Voters have a legal right to choose who represents them,” Thielen said. “A small group in a Party cannot secretly and arbitrarily veto that choice. I am a member of the Democratic Party. Hawaii law allows me to run for public office as a democratic candidate.”

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Monday, April 16, 2012
Djou Outlines Strategy for Congressional Race
By Rep Charles Djou @ 8:11 PM :: 9124 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics
The congressional district has improved significantly through redistricting with the addition of 10,000 new voters in Kapolei, an area that trends Republican and was the only state house district carried by Lt. Gov. Duke Aiona in 2010....
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Monday, April 16, 2012
Dalai Lama Slams Beijing for Burnings
By Selected News Articles @ 3:05 PM :: 11761 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Tibet's spiritual leader says China's 'totalitarian' policies sparked Tibetan self-immolations....

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Monday, April 16, 2012
Honolulu TEA Party Rally April 16
By News Release @ 10:30 AM :: 7850 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

The 4th annual Honolulu Tea Party Tax Rally will be held on Monday, April 16, from 4-7 p.m at the Hawaii State Capitol....

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Friday, April 13, 2012
Makers of Promotional Products Rally to Defense of Rail
By News Release @ 1:24 PM :: 7871 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

In order for government agencies such as Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transit Administration (HART) ... to be effective, they must first keep the lines of communications open to the citizens they serve.... Promotional products are an integral part of this process....

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Thursday, April 12, 2012
Celebrate Israel Day Hawaii, May 20
By News Release @ 6:36 PM :: 7142 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

Sunday, May 20th, 2012, at "Skygate Park," the festival grounds fronting the Frank F. Fasi Municipal Building - Koko Head side of Honolulu Hale.

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Thursday, April 12, 2012
Abercrombie Signs Kakaako Over to OHA, HCDA Maintains Development Control
By News Release @ 5:40 PM :: 7598 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

The lands are and will remain under the jurisdiction of the Hawai'i Community Development Authority (HCDA), and will continue to be subject to HCDA’s zoning and other land use conditions. The lands will be conveyed “as is,” “where is.”

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Wednesday, April 11, 2012
HART CEO: Transparency Among Goals
By News Release @ 12:54 PM :: 4235 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

“Transparency and a culture of openness are among my top goals,” Grabauskas said.

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Carlisle Admin: Keep Waimanalo Gulch Open 15 More Years
By News Release @ 10:04 PM :: 5470 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

Mayor Carlisle's administration is arguing that the Waimanalo Gulch Sanitary Landfill should continue operations for another 15 years. Read the hearing notice....

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012
$25M Kapolei Biofuel Refinery Produces 5 Barrels per Day
By Selected News Articles @ 2:46 PM :: 8035 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

At present, the new biorefinery is expected to churn out five barrels a day...thanks to ... the $25-million U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) grant that made the project possible....

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Yoshioka: Bus Service Cuts Have no Connection With Rail
By News Release @ 1:06 AM :: 6024 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

"This has no connection whatsoever with rail,” Yoshioka said.

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Saturday, April 7, 2012
Push Poll Audio: "Berg got so drunk ..."
By Audio @ 2:20 PM :: 7281 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

Profitable non-profit boss Alex Santiago of PHOCUSED pulled papers on April 1. The negative against Santiago was a softball compared to the others, so draw your own conclusions....

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Saturday, April 7, 2012
Biofuel: Honeywell Hints at Tesoro Refinery Takeover
By Selected News Articles @ 12:14 AM :: 11801 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

We are left to guess the initial refining partner – though it is not difficult to surmise that Tesoro has been the test partner to date, and presumably would be the first to license and deploy the process....

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Thursday, April 5, 2012
Rep Kymberly Pine Running for Honolulu City Council
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 1:23 PM :: 8473 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

Hawaii State Representative Kymberly Pine today announced her candidacy for the Honolulu City Council District 1 (Leeward Coast) ....

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Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Honolulu Community College Announces Final Three Candidates for Chancellor
By News Release @ 12:47 PM :: 7182 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment
  • Rafe Trickey
  • Edward T. Knudson
  • Erika L. Lacro
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Monday, April 2, 2012
ACLU: Hawaii Counties Among Few Requiring Warrant to Track Cell Phones
By Selected News Articles @ 7:17 PM :: 11731 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill, Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

Only six agencies responded that in order to track cell phones, they must first get a warrant or have probable cause: County of Hawaii, Hawaii; Honolulu, Hawaii; Wichita, Kan.; Lexington, Ky.; Lincoln, Neb.; and North Las Vegas, Nev....

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Saturday, March 31, 2012
Overworked Doctor Commits Suicide at Tripler
By Selected News Articles @ 1:57 PM :: 17645 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

...he did not want to leave his medical colleagues at the hospital short-handed.  "He didn't eat (on shift), he didn't pee, he wasn't going to say 'I need to take an hour off to go to therapy,'" said Mrs. McCaddon....

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Friday, March 30, 2012
Honolulu Tea Party Rally, Monday April 16
By News Release @ 10:01 PM :: 7294 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

Honolulu Tea Party Rally Event, April 16, 2012, Monday from 4:00pm to 7:00pm ....

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Thursday, March 29, 2012
Rail Plaintiffs to FTA: We suspect that you are no longer shocked by the City’s deceptive practices
By Selected News Articles @ 3:23 PM :: 8997 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

When the wheels start coming off this project, as they undoubtedly will, we predict that many fingers will be pointing at your agency....

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Sunday, March 25, 2012
US House Report: Funding for Kahuku Windfarm is ‘Junk’, Industrial Solar Failing
By Selected News Articles @ 8:22 PM :: 10484 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

Kahuku is 3rd on this list of junk-grade US DoE loans and loan guarantees.

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Saturday, March 24, 2012
Rail Transit Jobs - Myths and Facts
By Video @ 3:37 AM :: 8487 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

in 2009, UHERO provided some rail jobs estimates that said employment will start with 300 jobs, and at the peak of construction, there may be 2,000 jobs, but at that time UHERO did not know that a $1.4 billion contract to build the rail cars would go to Ansaldo Breda in Italy....

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Thursday, March 22, 2012
Rebound Rumble: Robotics Meet to Bring 1000 Competitors to Honolulu
By News Release @ 12:56 PM :: 11012 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

More than 1,000 high-school students from around the world will have the opportunity to showcase their hard work after an intense six weeks of designing and building an original robot....

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Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Banks, Brokerages to Reap Profits from Kawailoa Wind Project
By News Release @ 2:51 AM :: 7213 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

Union Bank served as Administrative Agent and Joint Lead Arranger. Other Joint Lead Arrangers include Bayern LB, Rabobank and Siemens Financial Services. CIBC and CoBank also participated in the financing.

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