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Sunday, November 11, 2012
Akaku, Olelo to Broadcast PLDC Hearing Live
By News Release @ 5:35 PM :: 5651 Views :: Energy, Environment

Public Land Development Corporation Public Hearing live on Akaku Channel 54 and Olelo Channel 55. The meeting is being held on Tuesday, November 13, 2012 from 10:30am to 12:30pm

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Sunday, November 11, 2012
HSTA Launches 'Work to Rule' Protest
By Selected News Articles @ 5:21 PM :: 8637 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

They will enter the school exactly at 8am and then leave exactly at 3pm ....

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Sunday, November 11, 2012
Abercrombie Admin: HSTA Position 'Fundamentally Flawed'
By News Release @ 5:04 PM :: 5040 Views :: Energy, Environment

The labor board is telling the Supreme Court it has the discretion to take as long as it wants, possibly years, to render a decision....

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Sunday, November 11, 2012
General Excise Tax Needs a Few Tweaks
By Lowell L Kalapa @ 5:57 AM :: 5860 Views :: Energy, Environment

...lawmakers figured that the general public would not notice that the exemptions were temporarily suspended....

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Saturday, November 10, 2012
Hawaii Veterans Day Events 2012
By Selected News Articles @ 9:41 PM :: 5853 Views :: Energy, Environment

Events and Ceremonies Statewide

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Saturday, November 10, 2012
Hawaii Investors Given Priority Access to Tax-Exempt State Bonds
By News Release @ 3:13 PM :: 5046 Views :: Energy, Environment

Abercrombie announced the State of Hawaii’s “AA/AA/Aa2” credit rating was reaffirmed by three major credit agencies. He encouraged Hawaii investors to take advantage of this strong rating and purchase tax-exempt state bonds on Nov. 13 and 14.

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Saturday, November 10, 2012
House Republican Caucus Elects Johanson, Fukumoto
By News Release @ 1:25 PM :: 6425 Views :: Energy, Environment

Following Ward’s announcement, the House Minority Caucus met today to elect Rep. Aaron Ling Johanson, 32, as House Minority Leader and Rep. Beth Fukumoto, 29, as House Minority Floor Leader....

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Friday, November 9, 2012
Larry Flynt: Porn Industry "Will Start Shooting in Hawaii"
By Video @ 6:55 PM :: 8415 Views :: Energy, Environment

Measure B requires porn actors to wear condoms on film sets and for producers to apply and pay for health and film permits.

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Friday, November 9, 2012
Hawaii Family Forum: Redouble Voter Registration Effort
By Selected News Articles @ 5:04 PM :: 5416 Views :: Energy, Environment

...there are still thousands of people in Hawaii who choose not to vote. There is so much work to be done in that regard and we will continue to expand and define more clearly our iVOTE Hawaii efforts....

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Friday, November 9, 2012
Full Text: New DoTax Rules on Solar Tax Credits
By News Release @ 2:20 PM :: 6503 Views :: Energy, Environment

...Tax guidance issued in 2010 has created uncertainty among taxpayers, an unlevel playing field within the renewable energy industry, and presented difficult tax enforcement issues for the Department....

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Friday, November 9, 2012
Full Text: 2012 Hawaii Career Ready Study
By News Release @ 12:53 PM :: 4699 Views :: Energy, Environment

More than 120 Hawaii employers hiring in today’s economy participated in the updated study through interviews and a survey that focused on “living wage” career pathways....

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Thursday, November 8, 2012
FULL TEXT: Fraud Indictment for Stevie Wonder Concert
By News Release @ 4:59 PM :: 7551 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

A federal grand jury in Honolulu yesterday indicted Marc Hubbardage 44, of North Carolina and Sean Barriero, age 44, of Miami....

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Thursday, November 8, 2012
'Green' Energy: Hawaiian Electric, ASB Rake in the Bucks
By News Release @ 4:55 PM :: 5090 Views :: Energy, Environment

Hawaiian Electric Company invested $188 million, close to twice its earnings, in local infrastructure projects to modernize the electric grid and reliably integrate increasing amounts of renewable energy. At American Savings Bank ... a $15 million increase in clean energy loans.

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Thursday, November 8, 2012
Senate Dems Announce 2013 Leadership
By News Release @ 2:10 AM :: 5623 Views :: Energy, Environment

Here is complete listing of Senate Leadership and Committee Chairmanships....

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Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Nonaka: A Good Night for the Kahua Group
By Dylan Nonaka @ 8:10 PM :: 5493 Views :: Energy, Environment

...the fight for those seats are not over and we look forward to what the future holds....

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Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Hawaii GOP: Reason to be Optimistic
By David S Chang @ 8:03 PM :: 5344 Views :: Energy, Environment

...our newly elected Republicans are young, driven, and have a passion for representing their district....

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Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Charles Djou Thanks his Supporters
By Rep Charles Djou @ 1:20 PM :: 5208 Views :: Energy, Environment

May God bless you, the State of Hawaii and the United States of America....

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Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Borreca, Boylan and the New McCarthyism
By Andrew Walden @ 12:52 PM :: 5759 Views :: Energy, Environment

These are the new McCarthyites -- on a witch hunt for racists instead of communists....

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Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Lingle: What I Plan to do Next
By Gov. Linda Lingle @ 4:35 AM :: 5812 Views :: Energy, Environment

I have set up a new email address at which you can reach me....

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Wednesday, November 7, 2012
At Least 69 Precincts Ran Low on Ballots—Some as Early as 10AM
By Selected News Articles @ 3:27 AM :: 7558 Views :: Energy, Environment

Hokulani Elementary School, left without ballots for more than four hours between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m....the paper ballots that eventually arrived were designated for a different district and were in Japanese and Ilocano....

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Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Hawaii Election Results for State, County, and Federal Races
By Selected News Articles @ 1:27 AM :: 6260 Views :: Energy, Environment

Full Printout...GOP Legislative Caucus to be 1-S, 7-H

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Tuesday, November 6, 2012
VIDEO: Ratepayers Revolt
By Video @ 3:23 PM :: 8553 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Energy, Environment

Uncle Sam asks Kanoho why his electric bill is higher when he's using less power:
My electric bill. It went from 250 dollars to 400, and we didn't change nothin'.

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Monday, November 5, 2012
Solar Photovoltaic Lease is Worse Than a Barrel of Oil
By Selected News Articles @ 10:59 PM :: 4886 Views :: Energy, Environment

About 99.9 percent of solar photovoltaic (PV) lease companies in Hawaii are owned by out-of-state investors....

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Monday, November 5, 2012
The Price of paradise for Hawaii’s low-income families
By News Release @ 5:27 PM :: 6657 Views :: Energy, Environment

We have the lowest rate for adjusted wages paid in the country while taxing our poor at a higher rate than all but 4 other states.

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Monday, November 5, 2012
Hawaii Republican Party Victory Centers Open All Day Tuesday
By News Release @ 4:55 PM :: 6143 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

After the polls close, HRP will join hundreds of volunteers and supporters at Lingle campaign headquarters....

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Monday, November 5, 2012
Djou: We’re on the Verge of Winning, Hanabusa Launches Negative Ads
By News Release @ 4:49 PM :: 6672 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

Over the weekend, our opponent began airing negative radio ads designed to attack Charles' character and divert the voters' attention from the serious issues facing our state and nation....

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Monday, November 5, 2012
Akina: Seven Myths About OHA Voting
By News Release @ 4:35 PM :: 5133 Views :: Energy, Environment

Myth: OHA is a Hawaiian organization. Fact: OHA is a state agency created by Hawaii’s voting public to carry out the public’s duty to Hawaiians and society in general....

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Sunday, November 4, 2012
Djou: Our Polls Show us Ahead
By Rep Charles Djou @ 5:55 PM :: 7502 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

...our internal polls have us with a slight lead....

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Sunday, November 4, 2012
Giving Judges a Chance to Double Dip
By Lowell L Kalapa @ 5:54 AM :: 5381 Views :: Energy, Environment

No doubt many voters have already cast their votes in this election, but it is never too late to stop a bad idea ....

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Sunday, November 4, 2012
Former Pearl Harbor Official Endorses Lingle
By Video @ 12:36 AM :: 5479 Views :: Energy, Environment

...Lingle worked collaboratively with Senator Inouye and other members of Hawaii’s Congressional delegation to save PHNSY from closure....

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Sunday, November 4, 2012
Djou Releases Final TV Ad
By Video @ 12:08 AM :: 4884 Views :: Energy, Environment

...final 72 hours before the election....

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Saturday, November 3, 2012
Election Day Tuesday Nov 6 -- Find Your Polling Place, Sample Ballot
By Selected News Articles @ 10:19 PM :: 6377 Views :: Energy, Environment

LINK >>> 2012 Hawaii Polling Place Locator with Sample Ballots

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Saturday, November 3, 2012
Lingle Camp: Race in Dead Heat, Hirono Panics
By News Release @ 6:52 PM :: 5512 Views :: Energy, Environment

...we know their polling methods are flawed and this race is up for grabs.   Even the Democrat DC-based Super PAC, MajorityPAC, thinks this race is a toss up....

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Saturday, November 3, 2012
OHA for Everyone
By David S Chang @ 1:47 PM :: 5982 Views :: Energy, Environment

OHA and our state legislature have embraced a new law (Act 195) which creates a racial divide by allowing for the enrollment of a separate Hawaiian nation based on blood only, in effect excluding more than 80% of Hawai’i's population....

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Saturday, November 3, 2012
Majority PAC Ad Plagiarizes Lingle Ads and Deceives Voters
By News Release @ 3:51 AM :: 4719 Views :: Energy, Environment

...the message is filled with lies about Governor Lingle’s positions and direct plagiarism of messaging put forth by Governor Lingle....

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Friday, November 2, 2012
UHERO: Renewable Energy Tax Credit is Significant Weight on State Budget
By News Release @ 11:08 PM :: 4233 Views :: Energy, Environment

Hawaii’s tourism juggernaut powers onward, but growth elsewhere remains elusive....

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Friday, November 2, 2012
UHERO Deploys Latest Excuses For Big Wind, Big Cable
By News Release @ 10:58 PM :: 7826 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Energy, Environment

The proposed wind project largely serves to limit the amount of imported biofuel used to meet the RPS (so we can make the numbers add up)....

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Friday, November 2, 2012
State Tax Raids on Online Travel Companies Slapped Down in Two More Courts
By News Release @ 10:33 PM :: 5412 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

Abercrombie and Louie were just dreaming of easy money ...

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Friday, November 2, 2012
Hirono's Only Education Accomplishment, Siding With Union Bosses
By Video @ 10:20 PM :: 4509 Views :: Energy, Environment

...she's continuing to live in the past at her furlough rally, and she has encouraged teachers to strike again....

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Friday, November 2, 2012
Hirono, HSTA Celebrate Three Years of Furloughs
By News Release @ 6:10 PM :: 4577 Views :: Energy, Environment

Mazie Hirono is hosting a rally today to slander Governor Linda Lingle in regards to the 2009-2010 teacher furloughs, a tactic that has been a hallmark of Hirono's campaign.

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Friday, November 2, 2012
Governor Selects Louise Kim McCoy as Communications Director
By News Release @ 12:38 PM :: 4555 Views :: Energy, Environment

Abercrombie today announced that Louise Kim McCoy is joining his administration effective today....

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Friday, November 2, 2012
DLNR Announces Arbor Day Events
By News Release @ 1:36 AM :: 3906 Views :: Energy, Environment

Abercrombie today said, “I want everyone to remember that trees and forests are what make life possible...."

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Friday, November 2, 2012
Hyper-Partisan PAC Comes into Hawaii Backing Hirono
By News Release @ 1:21 AM :: 3232 Views :: Energy, Environment

It's very obvious that Hirono's campaign and her mainland operatives see the same polling numbers we do: that the U.S. Senate race is a statistical dead heat....

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Thursday, November 1, 2012
General Contractors Association of Hawaii Endorses Lingle
By News Release @ 5:39 PM :: 4758 Views :: Energy, Environment

GCA joins a growing coalition of business leaders supporting Linda Lingle for U.S. Senate, including the Associated Builders and Contractors, Maui Chamber of Commerce, and the Hawaii Restaurant Association, as well as the U.S. Chamber of Commerce....

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Thursday, November 1, 2012
Ohana Health receives contract to provide behavioral health services in Hawaii
By News Release @ 5:27 PM :: 4518 Views :: Energy, Environment

...behavioral health services to Medicaid-eligible adults who have serious mental illnesses, and who are participants in the state's QUEST Expanded Access, or QExA, health program....

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Thursday, November 1, 2012
Lingle Hosts Get Out the Vote Rally at Aloha Tower Tonight
By News Release @ 5:01 PM :: 5429 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

TONIGHT, Thursday, November 1 – 6:00-8:30 p.m....

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Thursday, November 1, 2012
HD5 Bateman Releases Final Radio Commercial
By Audio @ 10:56 AM :: 7700 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill, Energy, Environment

It is clear that our state government has not been working for the people and I am running to change that.

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Thursday, November 1, 2012
Grand Theft Aina: Sierra Club Launches PLDC Repeal Drive
By News Release @ 3:50 AM :: 5269 Views :: Energy, Environment

"With the PLDC's recent efforts to exclude the public from commenting and the adoption of a toothless strategic plan, it appears our only alternative is to push for a repeal of the PLDC."

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Thursday, November 1, 2012
Hawaii Adjusted Income Lowest in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 3:03 AM :: 7679 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

At $22,394, Hawaii's adjusted average income figure is more than $7,000 below that of the next lowest state....(we're 39% lower than Mississippi and 56% lower than Alaska)

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Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Hawaii Accounts for Nearly 3% of US Electric Car Sales
By Selected News Articles @ 10:51 PM :: 4881 Views :: Energy, Environment

2.9 percent of all new electric vehicles sold so far in the U.S. this year were registered in Hawaii, ranking the state 10th in the country. This rate is almost eight times the state’s share of all new car registrations in the U.S., where Hawaii ranks 41st overall at 0.4 percent.

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