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Monday, October 8, 2012
Former Regent: Senate Grandstanding Places UH Mission at Risk
By Selected News Articles @ 9:04 PM :: 5273 Views :: Energy, Environment

...otherwise UH will be condemned to be the punch line of a joke, a place for cronies to pad their retirement (high three), or a pit stop to collect fat paychecks and loud Aloha shirts....

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Sunday, October 7, 2012
Djou: Voting in Afghanistan
By Rep Charles Djou @ 6:18 PM :: 5715 Views :: Energy, Environment

I did not, however, have the heart to share with the Afghan governor that in my home state, less than 40% of those people eligible to vote actually vote....

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Sunday, October 7, 2012
PLDC Seeking ‘Chinese Bubble’ to Match 1980s ‘Japanese Bubble’
By Selected News Articles @ 4:04 PM :: 6006 Views :: Energy, Environment

One of the first items on the PLDC agenda was to seek control over the state land under the Olomana golf course....

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Sunday, October 7, 2012
Frustrating the Taxpayer’s View of Public Finances
By Lowell L Kalapa @ 5:52 AM :: 5611 Views :: Energy, Environment

...it is not always quite clear just how much money is being spent on state programs and services....

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Sunday, October 7, 2012
Cal Lee Refuses Debate, Declares OHA “NOT for the Public”
By News Release @ 12:12 AM :: 5527 Views :: Energy, Environment

‘OHA for Everyone’ merely expresses the opportunity and responsibility all citizens of Hawai’i have to build a better future together....

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Saturday, October 6, 2012
Saturday Oct 6 Last Day to Mail Voter Registration Forms
By News Release @ 5:34 PM :: 4782 Views :: Energy, Environment

The last day to mail-in your voter registration form is this Saturday, October 6. Since Monday, October 8th is Columbus Day, the United States Postal Service will not be open....

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Saturday, October 6, 2012
Machida Trotted out to Help Cayetano on ERS Unfunded Liability
By News Release @ 11:34 AM :: 5412 Views :: Energy, Environment

...Between 1999 and 2003, according to Machida, more than $350 million in excess earnings were diverted from the pension system....

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Saturday, October 6, 2012
NFL, HTA Name Jim Donovan to Pro Bowl Committee
By News Release @ 11:13 AM :: 4900 Views :: Energy, Environment

The Committee is chaired by Dr. Edison Miyawaki, a local business leader and limited partner of the Cincinnati Bengals....

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Friday, October 5, 2012
UH Regents to Discuss MRC Greenwood's Employment
By News Release @ 11:15 PM :: 20519 Views :: Energy, Environment

"Discussion of Appointment Agreement of M.R.C. Greenwood"

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Friday, October 5, 2012
Apo Reveals Why It’s Time to Replace OHA Trustees
By News Release @ 11:07 PM :: 5652 Views :: Energy, Environment

...exposing the true agenda and thinking of the current trustees....

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Friday, October 5, 2012
Hawaii Family Forum Releases General Election Voter Guide
By News Release @ 10:10 PM :: 6075 Views :: Energy, Environment

2012 General Election Voter Guide ....

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Friday, October 5, 2012
Lawyers: Hawaii Can be Sued for Slip-Falls on Public Land
By News Release @ 7:03 PM :: 4937 Views :: Energy, Environment

...hiker, was with two other people at Nuuanu Pali Lookout when she tried to make her way around a large boulder when the trail collapsed....

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Friday, October 5, 2012
How Lingle Can Turn it Around
By Andrew Walden @ 5:06 PM :: 5149 Views :: Energy, Environment

In a one-party state, broad swathes of public opinion hang on a few sustaining myths. By turning this myth against its creators, Lingle could still pull this out....

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Friday, October 5, 2012
Letter: 39 Legislators Demanded Rail EIS Rush-Job
By Tom Berg @ 4:39 PM :: 7983 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

The rail project gets sloppier by the day. The "pushers" of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) are to blame for this mess....

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Friday, October 5, 2012
15 to Finish: More UH Students on Track to Complete Degree on Time
By News Release @ 3:51 PM :: 5717 Views :: Energy, Environment

"a 14.7 percent increase in the number of students taking 15 or more credits system wide”

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Friday, October 5, 2012
Abercrombie: HSTA Walks Out on Federal Mediation
By News Release @ 1:08 AM :: 4332 Views :: Energy, Environment

Today, the Federal Mediator informed the State that HSTA will no longer continue that process of mediation....

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Thursday, October 4, 2012
Hanabusa No-Show at HTLA Debate
By Rep Charles Djou @ 10:24 PM :: 4867 Views :: Energy, Environment

Hanabusa avoided debating at a Waikiki Neighborhood Board forum moderated by KHON's Tami Mori.... Today, she avoided debating at a forum moderated by former KHNL anchor Diane Ako hosted by the Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association....

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Thursday, October 4, 2012
FULL TEXT: Reapportionment Plaintiffs File for Summary Judgment
By News Release @ 6:07 PM :: 6161 Views :: Energy, Environment

Providing information on DD2058 forms may violate the Privacy Act, and the State’s apportionment process cannot be predicated on a violation of federal law.

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Thursday, October 4, 2012
Lingle: Inouye Thinks He Should Decide Who Steps Up in Hawaii
By Video @ 3:52 PM :: 4434 Views :: Energy, Environment

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Thursday, October 4, 2012
54-37% -- Hirono Pollster Releases Internal Polling Numbers
By News Release @ 3:37 PM :: 5169 Views :: Energy, Environment

"By more than 2-to-1, voters are more likely to believe that Lingle would be a vote for the Republican agenda in Washington than think she will be Independent."

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Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Seven Romney Debate Points for Hawaii
By Andrew Walden @ 11:39 PM :: 9094 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

Here are seven debate take-aways on Romney policies which will directly affect Hawaii....

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Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Hawaii Citrus Quarantined
By Selected News Articles @ 5:38 PM :: 5102 Views :: Energy, Environment

...due to the presence of Asian citrus psyllid, a vector of the bacterial pathogen that causes citrus greening....

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Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Hawaii Web Surfers Steal Less Music than Most
By News Release @ 5:32 PM :: 4992 Views :: Energy, Environment

The bottom five states for downloads per capita were Hawaii (299k), Nebraska (388k), South Dakota (153k), Iowa (750k) and in last place, Minnesota (905k).

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Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Voter Registration Deadline: Monday, October 8
By General Bob Lee (ret) @ 11:00 PM :: 6267 Views :: Energy, Environment

The October 8th deadline for voter registration is fast approaching and we need your help in ensuring that your friends and family are registered....

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Tuesday, October 2, 2012
51% Fail, But Six More DoE Schools Make AYP
By News Release @ 10:42 PM :: 4683 Views :: Energy, Environment

Six schools with successful appeals met Adequate Yearly Progress, raising the final total to 139 out of 286, or 49%.

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Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Hawaii Survey: Ethics, Honesty, and Corruption in Government are Top Election Issues
By News Release @ 9:50 PM :: 5627 Views :: Energy, Environment

... ethics, honesty and corruption in government rated as the second-most important issue for small businesses in Hawaii ....

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Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Lingle: Taiwan Visa Waivers will help Hawaii's Economy
By Gov. Linda Lingle @ 9:33 PM :: 4990 Views :: Energy, Environment

"Together with the visa waiver status for Korea and some practical 'fixes' to the visa issuance process in China, Hawaii is poised to see and benefit from even more visitors from the Asia Pacific regions."

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Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Painters' Union Burns $70K to Prop Up Hirono
By News Release @ 9:22 PM :: 4548 Views :: Energy, Environment

"Despite claims to the contrary, the facts remain that there were 21,000 more jobs in the state when Governor Lingle left office then when she was elected."

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Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Hawaii State Debt Tops Nation: $83,815 per Private Sector Worker
By News Release @ 5:42 PM :: 4977 Views :: Energy, Environment

Hawaii's debt stands at 79.21% of its entire private sector GSP, the highest percentage of the 50 states....

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Tuesday, October 2, 2012
HMSA, Queens, Healthways Take Aim at Chronic Disease Cost-Cutting
By News Release @ 1:13 PM :: 5123 Views :: Energy, Environment

ultimate goal of deploying efficient and effective models for ... better managing chronic illness

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Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Abercrombie Defensive as HMSA Awards itself 83,000 New Customers
By News Release @ 2:47 AM :: 7205 Views :: Energy, Environment

Now you learn why HMSA wanted and received a seat on the Health Connector Board....

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Monday, October 1, 2012
Grassroot Institute Responds to Latest Version of Akaka Bill
By Grassroot Institute @ 11:52 PM :: 4433 Views :: Energy, Environment

...the fairest and most equitable solution to the Hawaiian people cannot come from creating a new system of Federally administered funding and recognition....

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Monday, October 1, 2012
Hawaii Family Forum Announces Leadership Change
By News Release @ 6:52 PM :: 4729 Views :: Energy, Environment

Effective today, Eva Andrade will be assuming the duties of HFF’s Executive Director....

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Monday, October 1, 2012
Hanabusa 14th Most Partisan in Congress
By Rep Charles Djou @ 6:34 PM :: 6341 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

...our opponent is one of the most liberal and hyper-partisan lawmakers in the United States. She was ranked as the 14th most-partisan Democrat of the 435 U.S. House members....

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Monday, October 1, 2012
Lingle Campaign Debunks Civil Beat Poll
By General Bob Lee (ret) @ 6:23 PM :: 5864 Views :: Energy, Environment

"They were substantially wrong in the Democrat Primary Election, and they will be wrong in this race by a lot. Our own internal polling is showing an incredibly competitive race with significant leads in key parts of the state and key demographics."

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Monday, October 1, 2012
Pulpit Freedom Sunday: Can the Government Censor Sermons?
By News Release @ 2:51 PM :: 7327 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

More than 1,200 pastors in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico have registered to participate ....

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Sunday, September 30, 2012
VIDEO: Hirono Collects $1M Salary, Accomplishes Nothing
By Video @ 8:43 PM :: 5315 Views :: Energy, Environment

Click to watch latest Video....

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Sunday, September 30, 2012
Edging Toward the Fiscal Cliff, Tax Increases Inevitable
By Lowell L Kalapa @ 5:28 AM :: 6994 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

No matter the political rhetoric you will hear in these final weeks before the general election, there is no doubt that there will be an increase in taxes at the federal level.

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Saturday, September 29, 2012
Friends of NRA to Gather on Big Isle, Oahu
By News Release @ 6:35 PM :: 5429 Views :: Energy, Environment

November 3 and 11, 2012

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Saturday, September 29, 2012
Hirono Misses 144 Votes, Lingle Raising $144K
By Gov. Linda Lingle @ 4:29 PM :: 5100 Views :: Energy, Environment

My opponent, Congresswoman Mazie Hirono, has missed 144 votes in the U.S. House of Representatives so far this year. That’s why our campaign has set the goal to raise $144,000 ....

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Saturday, September 29, 2012
Djou: Hanabusa 'Out of Touch' on Economy
By Rep Charles Djou @ 4:18 PM :: 4847 Views :: Energy, Environment

...she actually argued that the main problem in the economy is public confidence and that if you would only have more confidence in your government, our economy would improve....

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Friday, September 28, 2012
Inouye hides Akaka Bill in Policy Rider -- just after “Grazing Permits”
By Andrew Walden @ 6:18 AM :: 8366 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

On page 129 of the Senate Appropriations Committee FY13 Interior Subcommittee Bill Draft, between “Livestock Grazing Administration” and “Use of American Iron, Steel and Manufactured Goods”....

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Friday, September 28, 2012
Ewa House Candidate Manabat Challenged on Residency
By News Release @ 2:01 AM :: 9442 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

 Google Image of 737 Kaipuu St, Honolulu -- Is this Chris Manabat's REAL residence?

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Thursday, September 27, 2012
Duke Aiona Endorses Richard Fale for HD 47
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 7:48 PM :: 7985 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

Richard Fale is another young leader that I am proud to support in the upcoming election. Vivian and I know the sacrifices that it takes to be a public servant and Richard Fale has been a servant leader throughout his young adult life....

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Thursday, September 27, 2012
Hawaii Family Forum Needs Your Help
By News Release @ 7:42 PM :: 5651 Views :: Energy, Environment

...hopefully you, your family and friends, all are registered and geared up for the General Election. In about a week, we will be sending out the General Election Voter Guide....

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Thursday, September 27, 2012
Western Association of Schools and Colleges ‘Impressed’ With Greenwood’s Careful Attention to Finances
By Selected News Articles @ 5:39 AM :: 5508 Views :: Energy, Environment

Note to Greenwood: Hey MRC, this report is nice and all, but you’re in Hawaii now....

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Thursday, September 27, 2012
RFP Posted for Hawaii LNG Study
By News Release @ 12:54 AM :: 5918 Views :: Energy, Environment

Proposals are being solicited for a series of policy, economic and technical studies that will help energy stakeholders in Hawai‘i evaluate Liquefied Natural Gas ....

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Wednesday, September 26, 2012
EPA Urged to Crack Down on Hawaii Over Air Pollution Rules
By Selected News Articles @ 4:19 PM :: 7622 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

Though 10 states have shirked their duties under national air quality standards for lead, environmental regulators have not cracked down, activists claim in federal court.

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Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Full Text: What the Muslim Brotherhood Means for US
By IPT News @ 10:04 AM :: 12284 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

"And let's not hoist a large Islamic flag, and let's not be barbaric-talking. We will remain a front so that if the thing happens, we will benefit from the new happenings instead of having all of our organizations classified and exposed."

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Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Wandering into the Wonder Blunder, Abercrombie Describes Pressure He Put on Greenwood
By News Release @ 11:31 PM :: 5706 Views :: Energy, Environment

Note this is not a complete sentence: “I based this concern as the Governor as well as an alumnus and supporter of the University of Hawai'i.”

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