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Monday, October 12, 2020
Trans-Generational Corruption: Another Charged in Hawaii Lum Scandal
By Court House News @ 6:01 PM :: 2601 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii History, Republican Party

...Federal authorities charged former top fundraiser for the Republican National Committee Elliott Broidy with conspiring to act as an unregistered foreign agent over his alleged involvement in a secretive effort to lobby the Trump administration....

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Friday, July 31, 2020
AOC: Father Damien is 'White Supremacist Culture'
By Selected News Articles @ 11:11 PM :: 12637 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Hawaii History, Religion

...“This is what patriarchy and white supremacist culture looks like!” Ocasio-Cortez said....

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Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Hawaii became a U.S. Territory July 7, 1898
By Selected News Articles @ 12:01 AM :: 10756 Views :: Hawaii History

When Hawaii became the 50th U.S. State in 1959, the historic occasion was marked by ceremonies within the sanctuary walls of the Kawaiaha‘o Church .... 

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Saturday, April 11, 2020
COVID-19 pandemic vs. 1918 flu pandemic in Hawaiʻi
By Selected News Articles @ 9:18 PM :: 2478 Views :: Hawaii History, COVID-19

...the 1918 flu, also called the Spanish Flu, had a significant impact on Hawaiʻi, claiming more than 2,300 lives while actually peaking in 1920....

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Saturday, April 4, 2020
Lawsuit Alleges Another Pedophile Ring at Kamehameha
By Andrew Walden @ 1:16 AM :: 12054 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii History

...A new set of child molestation allegations is the subject of a lawsuit against Kamehameha Schools filed April 3, 2020, in Hawaii’s First Circuit Court....

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020
The Biggest Fruit Ever Grown in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 10:22 PM :: 21947 Views :: Hawaii History, Religion

Henry Opukahai'a was an orphan raised by his uncle to be a pagan priest....

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Thursday, March 26, 2020
The Royal Origins Of "Police Power" Hawaii-Style: The King v. Tong Lee (1880)
By Robert Thomas @ 10:50 AM :: 2971 Views :: Hawaii History, Land Use, Small Business

...the first Hawaii case which uses the term "police power"....

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Friday, March 20, 2020
A century of Australia/New Zealand shipping to Hawaii ends
By Michael Hansen @ 2:32 AM :: 2568 Views :: Hawaii History, Jones Act

...to and from Australia and New Zealand, freight costs have increased substantially....

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Saturday, March 7, 2020
200-year anniversary of the arrival of the American Protestant Missionaries in Hawaiʻi
By News Release @ 2:14 AM :: 2487 Views :: Hawaii History, Religion

...programs at Kailua Pier from 8am to 10:30am, as well as free programs at Mokuaikaua Church and Huliheʻe Palace from 11am to 4pm, April 4, 2020....

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Thursday, December 26, 2019
Mauna Kea Protest Shows Need for a Return to Elected County Sheriffs
By Andrew Walden @ 1:10 PM :: 5512 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Hawaii History, OHA, Police

...Hawaii lost its elected county sheriffs as a result of the Massie case....

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Monday, November 25, 2019
Public Invited to a Washington Place Christmas
By News Release @ 9:14 PM :: 2298 Views :: Hawaii History

...Gov. David Ige and first lady Dawn Amano-Ige, together with the Washington Place Foundation, are inviting the public to a special Christmas Open House from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, December 20....

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Thursday, September 19, 2019
Hawaiian Mission Houses Commemorates 200th Anniversary Connecting New England to Hawai'i
By News Release @ 3:33 AM :: 3292 Views :: Hawaii History, Religion

..."The Hawai'i, New England Connection," a 30-day tour of History Theatre, panel discussions, and cultural events....

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Sunday, September 1, 2019
Thirty Years of State Tax, Part 1
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:00 AM :: 3240 Views :: Hawaii History, Taxes

...the taxes that have changed the most dramatically in the past 30 years....

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Saturday, August 3, 2019
1880: King Kalakaua Calls for Observatory to be Built in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 4:01 PM :: 7361 Views :: Greenmail, Hawaii History, Higher Education, OHA

...In 1884 the five-inch refractor was installed in a dome constructed above Pauahi Hall.... 

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Monday, July 29, 2019
Native Claims: How Alaska Found a Settlement
By Selected News Articles @ 9:16 PM :: 4620 Views :: Greenmail, Hawaii History, OHA

...Here is the story of what Alaskans did, (and Hawaii did not) as told by former Alaska Governor and US Interior Secretary Walter J. Hickel....

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Sunday, July 7, 2019
Do We Have a Legitimate Government?
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:00 AM :: 2913 Views :: Hawaii History

...It pains me to read stories of people who lost their homes after being told that they didn’t have to pay back their mortgages because the laws under which they were made were invalid in Hawaii....

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Tulsi Gabbard Had a Very Strange Childhood
By Selected News Articles @ 1:51 PM :: 7020 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Hawaii History, Religion

...Mike announced that his wife and boys would not be able to eat most of what his mother had cooked, as they were now vegetarian. Also, everyone needed to stop calling the children by their birth names. Their new names were Bhakti, Jai, and Naryana....

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Saturday, May 25, 2019
​When Revival Swept Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 5:02 PM :: 4185 Views :: Hawaii History, Religion

...A decade after the first missionaries arrived, the gospel tore across the islands in the 1830s....

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Falls of Clyde to be Restored at Closed British Shipyard?
By Selected News Articles @ 1:47 PM :: 3018 Views :: Hawaii History

...Restoration of Scottish sailing boat offered as ‘lifeline’ to now-closed Appledore Shipyard....

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Sunday, February 24, 2019
False Missile Alert: CDC Analyses 38 Minutes of Tweets
By News Release @ 2:26 AM :: 6047 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

...Four themes emerged from the Twitter data during the early period: 1) information processing; 2) information sharing; 3) authentication; and 4) emotional reaction....

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Sunday, February 10, 2019
Another Saint for Hawaii?
By Selected News Articles @ 3:12 PM :: 4023 Views :: Hawaii History, Religion

...Joseph Dutton heard about Father Damien's work in Hawaii and joined him, helping the sick in the leper colony for 45 years....

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Monday, January 7, 2019
Remembering Senator Fred Rohlfing, Republican Reformer
By Selected News Articles @ 2:30 PM :: 4506 Views :: Hawaii History, Republican Party

"...if we fail to make our party representative of our diverse population, it will be...years before a two-party system comes back to Hawai'i...."

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018
How George H W Bush Stopped the Bombing of Kahoolawe
By News Release @ 5:44 PM :: 7358 Views :: Hawaii History, Military, Politicians, Republican Party

...I asked him to use his influence to reverse the policy initiated by Franklin Delano Roosevelt allowing Kaho'olawe to be used for bombing practice....

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Sunday, December 2, 2018
Fraud, Collusion, Embezzlement: Hawaii OPEB Debt
By Andrew Walden @ 9:48 AM :: 6559 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii History, Labor

...The majority’s interpretation embraces the view that the legislature has authorized payment for fraud, collusion, embezzlement, and bad faith dealings....

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Saturday, November 17, 2018
Full Bilingual Hawaiian-English Bible Published
By News Release @ 11:38 PM :: 5542 Views :: Hawaii History, Religion

...the first full bilingual Hawaiian-English Bible with modern diacritical markings....

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Sunday, November 11, 2018
Hawaii WWI Centennial - a Full Day of Events at the Waikiki Natatorium War Memorial
By News Release @ 3:56 PM :: 5124 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

...November 11, 2018 - Free to the Public Concerts, Films, Celebratory Service, Flyovers and Fireworks....

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Thursday, November 8, 2018
Teachers Union: Push Sovereignty Movement in Classrooms
By Andrew Walden @ 3:35 PM :: 5378 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii History, Labor

...Sovereignty flows from the will of the people.  The people’s will is statehood.  But the teacher’s union is pushing the rhetoric of an internationally-known anti-Semite to change your child's mind....

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Saturday, October 27, 2018
​Ruggles’ Supposed Sovereignty “Expert” Has A Troubling Past
By Selected News Articles @ 3:45 PM :: 9723 Views :: Hawaii County , Ethics, Greenmail, Hawaii History, OHA

...Hero of Holocaust Deniers, Alfred De Zayas....

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Sunday, October 21, 2018
Con-Con Opponents’ Nostalgia for Hawaii’s Golden Age of Democratic Reform
By J. H. Snider Ph.D. @ 8:49 PM :: 4194 Views :: Hawaii History

...if the last convention was so great, why won’t the next one also be great?....

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Sunday, October 21, 2018
Do We Really Have a Spending Ceiling?
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:00 AM :: 3704 Views :: Hawaii History, Taxes

...another provision that was passed by the 1978 Constitutional Convention to assure our fiscal health—and what our lawmakers have done to marginalize it....

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Sunday, October 14, 2018
General Income Tax Credit: How Legislators Subverted Will of 1978 ConCon
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:00 AM :: 4313 Views :: Hawaii History, Tax Credits

...The saga of this credit tells us a little about a bold move undertaken in the 1978 Constitutional Convention and our lawmakers’ reaction....

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Friday, October 12, 2018
VIDEO: Mazie Hirono Covers Up Sexist Harassment at UH
By Video @ 10:51 PM :: 13448 Views :: Ethics, Congressional Delegation, Hawaii History, Higher Education

...Reid said that she personally brought information about the harassment to Hirono....

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Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Democrats Celebrate Serial Rapist Dan Inouye
By Selected News Articles @ 3:12 AM :: 8499 Views :: Ethics, Congressional Delegation, Hawaii History

...For Democrats, it’s always “Believe Women,” unless....

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Monday, September 24, 2018
Senator Hirono Didn’t Always Tell Men to ‘Shut Up’ and Believe Accusers
By Selected News Articles @ 3:04 PM :: 6968 Views :: Ethics, Congressional Delegation, Hawaii History, Judiciary

...Senator Mazie Hirono today poses as a brave feminist cultural warrior, but when it really counted in her own backyard in Hawaii, she was AWOL....

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Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Unaffordable Housing? Self-Fulfilling Prophecy
By Selected News Articles @ 11:53 PM :: 5146 Views :: Hawaii History, Land Use, Cost of Living

...in 1969 the only places in America where housing cost more than three times incomes were Hawaii and Stamford, Connecticut. I don’t know why Stamford was on the list, but Hawaii had passed legislation strictly regulating where people could build homes in 1961....

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Thursday, September 6, 2018
Hirono: Kavanaugh 'Critical' 8th Vote in Rice v Cayetano
By Andrew Walden @ 3:01 PM :: 5902 Views :: Hawaii History, Judiciary, OHA

...Will Justice Brett Kavanaugh become the ‘critical’ 8th vote against racially discriminatory OHA elections?  Could Kavanaugh become the ‘decisive’ 10th vote against the Hawaii Supreme Court’s Ceded Lands Decision.  Or maybe Hirono is afraid Kavanaugh will be the fifth vote against Nai Aupuni....

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Thursday, August 16, 2018
The State Con-Con Papers
By J. H. Snider Ph.D. @ 4:39 PM :: 4568 Views :: Hawaii History, Hawaii State Government

...42 short essays on the history, democratic function, and politics of the periodic state constitutional convention referendum, including Hawaii’s November 6, 2018 convention referendum....

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Saturday, July 21, 2018
Kavanaugh for Supreme Court?  Rice v Cayetano Front and Center
By Selected News Articles @ 1:50 AM :: 10561 Views :: National News, Hawaii History, OHA

...In 1999 Kavanaugh helped write a friend-of-the-court brief in the Rice v Cayetano case....

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Tuesday, June 26, 2018
VIDEO: "This Is Not A Drill: 38 Minutes That Changed Lives."
By Video @ 3:29 AM :: 6094 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

...The true story of the January 13, 2018 Hawaii missile alert, told by the people who lived it....

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Saturday, May 26, 2018
Rescuing the Lost Battalion –The Story behind the ‘Heroes’
By News Release @ 1:02 AM :: 5466 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

...NHK WORLD-JAPAN and PBS Hawai‘i Bring Documentary on Heroic WWII Japanese-American Regiment to Screening Attendees and Viewers....

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Saturday, May 12, 2018
HRS 171-93: Law Allows Swap of Lava-Covered Lots for State Property in Zone 3
By Andrew Walden @ 9:57 PM :: 59547 Views :: Hawaii County , Hawaii History, Land Use

...After the 1960 Tsunami, homeowners in the destroyed Shinmachi area of Hilo bayfront were given fee-simple lots on newly subdivided state land in Waiakea Uka.  Shinmachi is now the site of the Hilo Bayfront Park....

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Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Hawaii Constitutional Convention--The Basics
By Video @ 7:23 PM :: 4464 Views :: Hawaii History, Hawaii State Government

...basic questions that will elucidate the nature of the institution....

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Monday, April 30, 2018
Con-Con: The People v. Hawaii Supreme Court
By J. H. Snider Ph.D. @ 3:29 PM :: 8048 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii History, Hawaii State Government, Office of Elections

...The Court’s 1997 ruling on the majority required to call a state constitutional convention was a travesty of justice....

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Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Hawaii Housing Authority v. Midkiff: 34 Years Later
By Robert Thomas @ 7:14 PM :: 5119 Views :: Hawaii History, Land Use

...the 34th anniversary of the SCOTUS oral arguments in Hawaii Housing Authority v. Midkiff....

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Saturday, March 10, 2018
Auditor: Ten Years Later, Hawaii's Forgotten 2050 Sustainability Plan
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 2:27 AM :: 5621 Views :: Environment, Hawaii History

...This report found that through the course of the past ten years, the Hawaii 2050 Sustainability Plan was disregarded....

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Tuesday, February 20, 2018
NATO Loophole: Attack On Hawaii Not Covered By Treaty
By Selected News Articles @ 8:59 AM :: 7077 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

...Hawaii is in the North Pacific, not the North Atlantic....

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Saturday, February 17, 2018
Homosexual Child Molestation: KSBE Outlines Terms of $80M Settlement
By News Release @ 1:25 AM :: 8409 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics, Family, Hawaii History, Health Care

...A tentative settlement between Kamehameha Schools and the survivors of Dr. Browne’s abuse has been reached....

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Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Freddy Rice: Hawaiian Patriot?
By Video @ 6:13 PM :: 7081 Views :: Akaka Bill, Hawaii History, OHA

...Freddy Called Himself Hawaiian & Had Reasons For Suing To Vote In OHA Elections That Were Unlike What You May Have Heard....

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Wednesday, January 17, 2018
‘Onipa‘a Kākou: OHA Trustee Keli‘i Akina on Native Hawaiian Resilience and Finding Unity in Diversity
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 4:22 AM :: 5468 Views :: Hawaii History, OHA

...The main thing is that we all ‘E Hana Kākou,’ that is, work together to build a bright future for Hawaiians and all people.”....

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Monday, January 15, 2018
MLK and the Aloha Spirit
By Brett Kulbis @ 8:56 PM :: 4537 Views :: Hawaii History

...He was also inspired by our “Aloha Spirit” after his first visit to Hawaii in 1959....

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