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Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Abercrombie Appoints Kido, Lau to Staff Positions
By News Release @ 10:26 PM :: 4222 Views :: Hawaii State Government

C. Mike Kido as legislative advisor, effective immediately, and Yvonne W.M. Lau as education policy analyst, effective Oct. 1....

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Saturday, September 21, 2013
State RFP for "Integrated Financial and Human Resources Management System"
By News Release @ 5:55 PM :: 4076 Views :: Hawaii State Government

RFP submission deadline 2pm, Dec 3, 2013....

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Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Hawaii.gov Ranked Among Top 10 State Government Websites
By News Release @ 2:39 PM :: 3651 Views :: Hawaii State Government

Hawaii's newly redesigned web portal and department websites recognized in the Center for Digital Government's Best of the Web awards....

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Tuesday, September 17, 2013
GOP: Make Your Voice Heard in Special Session
By David S Chang @ 2:34 PM :: 6563 Views :: Family, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

This debate should be in public and suggestions and changes to the legislation should be transparent....

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Friday, September 13, 2013
$340K in Fines: Hawaii Wins Back OSHA Job After Unicold Raid
By News Release @ 11:45 PM :: 8104 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Labor, Small Business
Feds Let Hawaii Resume Control of Regulating Manufacturing Industries....
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Friday, September 13, 2013
Molasses Mess: Abercrombie Deflects Blame for Lax Inspections
By News Release @ 2:10 PM :: 6418 Views :: Environment, Hawaii State Government, Jones Act
Abercrombie is deflecting blame away from his Department of Transportation and Department of Health for failure to inspect Matson's molasses loading operations....
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Tuesday, September 10, 2013
New Study Demonstrates Critical State of Hawaii's Unfunded Liabilities
By Grassroot Institute @ 9:00 PM :: 4638 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics

...new study from State Budget Solutions on the funded status of public employee pension plans....

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Tuesday, September 3, 2013
Hawaii Unfunded Pension Liability Nears $27B, Your Share: $19,357
By Selected News Articles @ 2:25 PM :: 6411 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... Hawaii is present in the top ten of both lists, showing large unfunded liabilities compared to their populations and economic output ....

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Saturday, August 31, 2013
VIDEO: Jay Fidell Talks to Grassroot Institute
By Grassroot Institute @ 8:12 PM :: 5027 Views :: Economy, Hawaii State Government
Whether it’s the traffic, under-development of technology, economic woes, or government-sponsored boondoggles....
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Wednesday, August 28, 2013
$18.7 Million Released for State Facilities, Schools
By News Release @ 11:09 PM :: 4310 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii State Government

...capital improvement project (CIP) and grant funds for priority repairs and improvements at state facilities and public schools, as well as installation of a new photovoltaic system....

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Friday, August 23, 2013
Keeping the Promise: State Solutions for Government Pension Reform
By NCPA @ 2:48 PM :: 4888 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Labor, Taxes

Once they establish principles for reform, legislators can choose from a menu of options. Tinkering with existing plans is the most obvious, and sometimes the easiest....

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Thursday, August 22, 2013
Hawaii Captive Insurance Administrator Resigns
By News Release @ 10:37 PM :: 3746 Views :: Hawaii State Government

After serving as the Hawaii Captive Insurance Administrator and Deputy Insurance Commissioner for 3 ½ years, George Sumner has resigned his position, effective August 29....

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Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Senate Hearing to Consider Kahoolawe Trust Fund, State Historic Preservation
By News Release @ 5:01 AM :: 3953 Views :: Hawaii State Government
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 Conference Room 229 State Capitol 415 South Beretania Street....
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Monday, August 12, 2013
DLNR Seeks Applications for SHPD Administrator
By News Release @ 5:21 PM :: 5012 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Rail

Closing date for applications is August 30, 2013....

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Friday, August 9, 2013
Ten Principles for Better Regulation
By NCPA @ 2:59 PM :: 4418 Views :: National News, Hawaii State Government

In 1993, President Clinton's Executive Order 12866 laid out the fundamental requirements that have governed regulatory analysis and review ever since....

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Friday, August 9, 2013
Report: Feds Have No Idea Why $200M Hawaii Harbors Contract Doubled in Cost
By News Release @ 3:08 AM :: 6123 Views :: National News, Hawaii State Government, Jones Act

MARAD could not provide documentation showing who developed the various port project estimates or explain why they doubled over time....

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Thursday, August 8, 2013
Report: Hawaii third highest in per capita interest costs
By Malia Zimmerman @ 8:13 PM :: 5004 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

Last year, Hawaii spent more than $175 per person — $244 million in all — just to fund its interest payments, the third highest rate per person in the country....

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Thursday, August 8, 2013
PUC Chief Counsel Quits
By News Release @ 3:31 AM :: 5157 Views :: Energy, Hawaii State Government

Awakuni has served as chief counsel for the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (PUC) since 2011....

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Tuesday, August 6, 2013
State Procurement Office Announces eProcurement System Update
By News Release @ 3:07 AM :: 4877 Views :: Hawaii State Government

Over the next few months state agencies will be transitioning from the current eProcurement system, HePS, to the new Hawaii State eProcurement application, HIePRO....

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Monday, August 5, 2013
Governor Releases $12.9 Million for National Guard, Civil Defense and Health Facilities
By News Release @ 9:03 PM :: 3559 Views :: Hawaii State Government

$12.9 million for capital improvement projects....

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Sunday, July 28, 2013
UPDATE: Flossie Weakening East of Hana
By News Release @ 1:39 PM :: 8960 Views :: Hawaii State Government
AT 8 AM HST...TROPICAL STORM FLOSSIE WAS LOCATED 90 MILES NE OF HILO MOVING WNW AT 20 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 40 MPH....
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Thursday, July 25, 2013
Abercrombie Signs Ocean Resources Management Plan
By News Release @ 9:02 PM :: 5138 Views :: Environment, Hawaii State Government

Tracking the success of the plan will be coordinated with the state Office of Information Management and Technology....

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Tuesday, July 23, 2013
S&P Pleased by Tax Hikes, Concerned About Abercrombie's Spending
By News Release @ 9:53 PM :: 6416 Views :: Economy, Hawaii State Government, Taxes

"...the budget includes new spending on program enhancements that could eventually result in fiscal pressure...."

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Saturday, July 20, 2013
State Spending $9.4M to Move Out of OHA-Owned Kakaako Building
By News Release @ 12:28 AM :: 5746 Views :: Hawaii State Government, OHA

The AAFES building was recently transferred to OHA, and DOH intends to transfer 325 employees from the Environmental Health Administration – 260 from AAFES....

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Saturday, July 20, 2013
DLNR Names Interim SHPD Administrator
By News Release @ 12:10 AM :: 3417 Views :: Hawaii State Government

Process begins to select new administrator....

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Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Governor Releases $3.09 Million in Capital Improvement Grants
By News Release @ 9:57 PM :: 4408 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii State Government

capital improvement grants to Maui and Hawaii Counties as well as two local nonprofit organizations....

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Monday, July 15, 2013
New Business Immediately Attacked by DLNR
By News Release @ 3:34 PM :: 5545 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Small Business, Tourism

DLNR will hold a public information meeting from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday, July 18....

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Thursday, July 11, 2013
Ethics Investigation: Legislators Accepting "Significant Gifts and Prizes" from State Contractors
By News Release @ 2:50 AM :: 5842 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government

Some of the gifts are valued at up to $1,000....

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Tuesday, July 9, 2013
Abercrombie Vetoes 3 Bills, 12 Become Law Without Signature
By News Release @ 8:40 PM :: 3730 Views :: Hawaii State Government

The Governor this year signed a total of 269 bills into law, and Lt. Gov. Shan S. Tsutsui this afternoon will sign seven as Acting Governor. Twelve other measures will become law without signature....

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Tuesday, July 9, 2013
Got Land? DLNR Wants to Give You Money
By News Release @ 7:44 PM :: 5320 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Land Use

DLNR is seeking new projects for its Hawai‘i Forest Legacy Program....

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Monday, July 8, 2013
Tsutsui to Sign Six Bills While Abercrombie Enjoys Taiwan Junket
By News Release @ 11:11 PM :: 4814 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Tax Credits

Tsutsui will sign the following bills passed by the 2013 Hawaii State Legislature....

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Wednesday, July 3, 2013
Abercrombie Signs 9 Bills: Wind Farms Must Pay for Decommissioning
By News Release @ 10:34 PM :: 4648 Views :: Energy, Hawaii State Government

HB1149 (Relating to Wind Energy Facilities) requires a wind energy facility owner to be responsible for facility decommissioning and provide evidence of financial security....

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Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Hawaii freeway conditions and costs are ‘disgraceful’
By Malia Zimmerman @ 5:06 PM :: 5693 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, Rail

The truly “big news,” Slater said: Hawaii’s ranking at No. 49 for administrative costs per mile....

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Friday, June 28, 2013
State Senate Shakes Up Committee Structure
By News Release @ 5:47 PM :: 7246 Views :: DHHL, Hawaii State Government, OHA, Tourism
Two committees have been added, splitting the current Committee on Tourism and Hawaiians Affairs (THA) into two separate subject matter committees.... 
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Friday, June 28, 2013
Auditor: Continued state regulation of amateur boxing is unnecessary
By Selected News Articles @ 4:27 AM :: 5343 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Higher Education
Feasibility Study of Removing Amateur Boxing From the Jurisdiction of the State Boxing Commission....
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Friday, June 28, 2013
Abercrombie Signs 35 Bills
By News Release @ 1:49 AM :: 3577 Views :: Hawaii State Government
the Office of the Governor provides the below list of most recently signed bills....
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Thursday, June 27, 2013
Rep. Ward seeks assurance that public data will be protected under SB1003
By News Release @ 11:30 PM :: 3503 Views :: Hawaii State Government

Senate Bill 1003 allows for periodic security audits of all Executive Branch departments and agencies to ensure that the state’s computer infrastructure and sensitive data are protected from unauthorized use....

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Monday, June 24, 2013
Abercrombie Sends Notice of ‘Intent to Veto’ 9 Bills, Line-Item 10th
By News Release @ 11:42 PM :: 4093 Views :: Hawaii State Government

Most of these bills are potentially objectionable because of concerns, raised by state departments or agencies, reflected in testimonies provided during the hearing process...

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Saturday, June 22, 2013
Abercrombie Signs SB1025 Loosening Home Loan Qualifications
By News Release @ 2:43 AM :: 4170 Views :: Hawaii State Government

adds down payment, closing cost and other assistance as a program feature....

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Friday, June 21, 2013
Rep McDermott: Dep't of Health Obstructing VA Loans
By News Release @ 4:03 AM :: 4934 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Cost of Living

the policy statement on the DOH Website is causing the VA to balk at home loans and re-fi’s for thousands of homes with catchment systems....

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Thursday, June 20, 2013
HI unfunded liabilities: Unpredictable tsunami or government-made disaster?
By Malia Zimmerman @ 8:07 PM :: 3905 Views :: Hawaii State Government

...the state has a constitutionally mandated “balanced budget requirement,” but that’s based on “an outdated cash-based accounting model that recognizes expenses when they are paid instead of when they are incurred”....

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Monday, June 17, 2013
Abercrombie Signs 37 Bills into Law
By News Release @ 4:59 PM :: 3781 Views :: Hawaii State Government
Abercrombie enacted the following bill on Friday, June 14, 2013....
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Monday, June 10, 2013
Thanks to Pensions, Hawaii Retiree Income Tops Nation
By Selected News Articles @ 9:21 PM :: 5791 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Cost of Living

...the prevalence of traditional pensions appears to be a major reason Hawaii leads our study in replacement income....

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Sunday, June 9, 2013
Number of Special Funds Should be Curtailed
By Lowell L Kalapa @ 6:01 AM :: 6248 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Tax Credits, Taxes

Recently the Chair of the House Finance Committee announced that she will be reviewing the practice of setting up special funds....

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Friday, June 7, 2013
Governor Releases $41.2 Million for Various CIPs Statewide
By News Release @ 4:17 AM :: 3555 Views :: Hawaii State Government

Abercrombie today announced the release of more than $41.2 million....

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Thursday, June 6, 2013
Paychecks Hawaii Rates Legislators
By News Release @ 6:40 PM :: 6816 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, Politicians, Small Business
Paychecks Hawaii rates each of the 76 state legislators on support for small business....
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Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Mortgage Settlement: Hundreds of Hawaii Borrowers to get $1480
By News Release @ 11:03 PM :: 3496 Views :: Hawaii State Government

1,413 Hawaii borrowers who submitted a valid foreclosure payment claim through the National Mortgage Settlement will receive a check this month for approximately $1,480

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Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Abercrombie Signs Seven More Bills into Law
By News Release @ 1:11 AM :: 3695 Views :: Hawaii State Government
Abercrombie enacted the following bills on Friday, May 31, 2013....
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Monday, June 3, 2013
Hawaii Data Sharing: 2.2 Million Layers of Information on You
By Selected News Articles @ 11:47 PM :: 4358 Views :: Hawaii State Government

The platform includes 2.2 million layers of information, and it will continue to grow ... That is the Exemplary State idea....

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Monday, June 3, 2013
Transform Hawaii Gov: Tech Mavens Point to Success in Other States
By News Release @ 10:52 PM :: 3416 Views :: Hawaii State Government

examine efforts of other state and municipal governments in implementing their business and information technology transformations....

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