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Monday, August 10, 2020
Lawsuit Victory: American Samoans Win Gun Rights in Hawaii
By News Release @ 10:00 PM :: 921 Views :: Second Amendment

... As soon as the HPD officers working the desk found out he was a US national and not a citizen he was swiftly denied the opportunity to apply ....

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Monday, August 10, 2020
​Honolulu Hale closing to the public --Caldwell Quarantined
By News Release @ 9:29 PM :: 254 Views :: Honolulu County, COVID-19

...all city workers are instructed to work from home through September 6, if possible....

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Monday, August 10, 2020
COVID Count: 140 new cases, 3 deaths, 3 hospitalizations
By News Release @ 8:27 PM :: 192 Views :: COVID-19

... and 3,892 new tests.  This is a two-day test count total--all other totals are for one day....

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Monday, August 10, 2020
Ige Replaces DoTax, DLIR Directors
By News Release @ 8:11 PM :: 243 Views :: Hawaii State Government

...Scott Murakami resigned on Aug. 5 as director of the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations....

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Monday, August 10, 2020
UH reduces presence on campuses as COVID-19 impacts Hawaii
By News Release @ 7:49 PM :: 190 Views :: Higher Education, COVID-19

... This message was shared with the students, faculty, and staff of the 10-campus University of Hawaii system on August 10, 2020 ....

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Sunday, August 09, 2020
COVID Count: 152 new cases
By News Release @ 5:57 PM :: 277 Views :: COVID-19

...two more hospitalized, no new deaths....

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Sunday, August 09, 2020
How We’re Going to Spend CARES Act Money
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:00 AM :: 562 Views :: Economy, COVID-19

...In the meantime, the unemployed need to survive without any plus-up at all....

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Sunday, August 09, 2020
OHA to Take Over Honolulu Council?
By Andrew Walden @ 3:30 AM :: 3905 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Development, Land Use, OHA

...two OHA operatives are in the Council runoff elections this November with one goal in mind--help OHA upzone Kakaako Makai so it can build hotels and condos up to the sky....

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Sunday, August 09, 2020
Fourth Read: Results from 406,425 votes
By Andrew Walden @ 12:25 AM :: 2084 Views :: Office of Elections

... Second Read results for all races ....

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Saturday, August 08, 2020
Will pandemic keep Hawaiʻi residents from moving away?
By UHERO @ 10:09 PM :: 543 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

...due to the increased difficulty of navigating a trans-Pacific move. There is also fear of a spike in COVID-19 cases in states such as California and Texas....

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Saturday, August 08, 2020
Lockdown mania, at what cost?
By Grassroot Institute @ 9:45 PM :: 680 Views

...Day after day we learn of businesses that have filed for bankruptcy or shut their doors for good....

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Saturday, August 08, 2020
Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted August 8, 2020
By GovTrack .us @ 9:35 PM :: 286 Views :: Congressional Delegation

...bills introduced and votes in Congress....

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Saturday, August 08, 2020
COVID Count 223 new cases out of 2,698 tests
By News Release @ 6:19 PM :: 258 Views :: COVID-19

...six new hospitalizations, one new death....

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Friday, August 07, 2020
Hawaii Lowest Physician Medicare Acceptance Rate in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 11:11 PM :: 810 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...2020’s Best & Worst States for Health Care....

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Friday, August 07, 2020
After Five Months of ACLU Dreams, First Inmate Finally Tests Positive for COVID
By News Release @ 10:27 PM :: 348 Views :: Law Enforcement, COVID-19

...but he was quarantined right away so the hope for another mass release of criminals may be dashed....

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Friday, August 07, 2020
DoE: No In-person Oahu Schools for First Four Weeks
By News Release @ 9:49 PM :: 410 Views :: Education K-12, Labor, COVID-19

...Starting on Aug. 17, all O'ahu public schools will be implementing full distance learning models....

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Friday, August 07, 2020
COVID Count 201 new cases out of 3,962 tests
By News Release @ 7:02 PM :: 244 Views :: COVID-19

...6 new hospitalizations, 2 new deaths....

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Friday, August 07, 2020
HSTA: Pay our members for fake 'distance learning' classes
By News Release @ 6:43 PM :: 592 Views :: Education K-12, COVID-19

"...One-hundred percent virtual instruction will allow many of these teachers to remain on the job...."

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Friday, August 07, 2020
VIDEO: Mazie Hirono walks out of Senate Portland Antifa Hearing
By Video @ 4:42 AM :: 1704 Views :: Congressional Delegation, First Amendment

...Senator Ted Cruz invites Senator Mazie Hirono to say 'one negative thing' about Antifa....

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Friday, August 07, 2020
$100 Worth Only $84.67 in Hawaii
By Tax Foundation @ 4:21 AM :: 604 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...What is the Real Value of $100 in Your State?....

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Friday, August 07, 2020
Ige Reinstates Inter-Island Quarantine
By News Release @ 3:01 AM :: 477 Views :: Tourism, COVID-19

...the inter-island travel quarantine will be reinstated, in part, on Tuesday, Aug. 11....

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Friday, August 07, 2020
Oahu: List of What's Closed Under New COVID Order
By News Release @ 1:40 AM :: 661 Views :: Honolulu County, COVID-19

...The “Act With Care – Do Not Gather” Order is effective Saturday, August 8, 2020, at 12 a.m., and will continue through 11:59 p.m. on September 4....

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Thursday, August 06, 2020
Homeschooling? Hawaii State Library offers free 'Scholastic Teachables'
By News Release @ 11:57 PM :: 490 Views :: Education K-12, Family, COVID-19

...Scholastic Teachables materials are of high-quality and are ready-to-use for all age ranges from Pre-K to grade 8....

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Thursday, August 06, 2020
Temperature screening equipment now active at Five Airports
By News Release @ 11:23 PM :: 313 Views :: Tourism, COVID-19

...Phase 2 of the project will install the temperature scanning equipment at the remaining gates by Aug. 20....

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Thursday, August 06, 2020
Pine urges direct federal oversight of rail’s P3 contract awards
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 8:52 PM :: 477 Views :: Ethics, Rail

...Pine is urging the Federal Transit Administration to conduct in-person oversight of rail project awards of so-called public-private-partnership, or P3 contracts....

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Thursday, August 06, 2020
COVID Count: 152 new cases, 2 deaths
By News Release @ 4:29 PM :: 415 Views :: COVID-19

...two new deaths, nine new hospitalizations....

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Thursday, August 06, 2020
This Day in History: Truman Announces Hiroshima Bombing
By Selected News Articles @ 12:01 AM :: 45804 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

August 6 and 9 have been made into International Days of Anti-American historical revisionism.  So here is a look at reality as seen from first-hand sources instead of whining activists.

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Wednesday, August 05, 2020
Hawaii Democrats Select Lobbyist as Party Chair
By News Release @ 11:24 PM :: 801 Views :: Democratic Party

...Election results also released for State Central Committee members....

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Wednesday, August 05, 2020
COVID Count 173 new cases out of 2,383 new tests
By Andrew Walden @ 10:42 PM :: 268 Views :: COVID-19

...six new hospitalizations, no new deaths....

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Wednesday, August 05, 2020
Honolulu Streets to be Wired for Autonomous Vehicles
By News Release @ 5:09 AM :: 625 Views :: Honolulu County, Higher Education

...Project preps traffic for self-driving cars, more....

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Wednesday, August 05, 2020
15 People Died in Assisted Suicides in Hawaii, State Wants More People to Kill Themselves
By Selected News Articles @ 4:55 AM :: 836 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Life

...The Hawaii Department of Health urges the government to remove safeguards....

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Wednesday, August 05, 2020
Tenants Being Evicted Illegally
By News Release @ 4:45 AM :: 491 Views :: Homelessness, Law Enforcement, COVID-19

...The moratorium is currently in place through August 31, 2020....

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Tuesday, August 04, 2020
COVID Count: 144 New cases out of 1,814 tests
By News Release @ 7:01 PM :: 307 Views :: COVID-19

...seven new hospitalizations, one new death....

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Tuesday, August 04, 2020
Former Matson Lawyer: Why It's Time to Update Jones Act
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 4:00 AM :: 837 Views :: Jones Act

...Corporate and maritime attorney Wayne Parker talks about how the Jones Act affects the shipping industry in unexpected ways.... 

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Monday, August 03, 2020
Free Speech? UH Manoa Policy Encourages Abuse
By News Release @ 11:52 PM :: 555 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

...University of Hawaii at Manoa has been given the speech code rating Yellow....

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Monday, August 03, 2020
Free Speech? UH Hilo policy encourages abuse
By News Release @ 11:47 PM :: 374 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

...ambiguous policy that too easily encourages administrative abuse and arbitrary application....

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Monday, August 03, 2020
Oahu COVID Restrictions Back--Parks, Gatherings
By News Release @ 11:03 PM :: 484 Views :: Honolulu County, COVID-19

...Order 2020-22 does not allow for indoor or outdoor social gatherings to exceed 10 people....

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Monday, August 03, 2020
Ige Appoints Cathy Betts to Head DHS
By News Release @ 10:53 PM :: 418 Views :: Hawaii State Government

...Betts will replace Pankaj Bhanot who is stepping down as the department’s director for health and family reasons on Aug. 31, 2020....

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Monday, August 03, 2020
COVID Count: 207 new cases out of 3,433 tests
By News Release @ 5:12 PM :: 463 Views :: COVID-19

...The highest, single-day record of new positive COVID-19 cases is being reported by the Dept. of Health today, at 207. Approximately 114 of these cases are the result of delayed reporting over the weekend....

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Sunday, August 02, 2020
OHA Illegally Using State Resources to Campaign Against Akina, others
By Andrew Walden @ 11:44 PM :: 1199 Views :: Ethics, OHA

... HRS § 84-13, the “Fair Treatment” section of the State Ethics Code, prohibits the use of state resources for political campaign purposes....

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Sunday, August 02, 2020
Pro-Telescope Voter Guide
By Samuel Wilder King II @ 6:33 PM :: 1100 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Office of Elections, OHA

...Here is the Imua TMT's latest voter guide. We have compiled a list of candidates and many of their stances on the TMT....

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Sunday, August 02, 2020
Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted August 1, 2020
By GovTrack .us @ 6:17 PM :: 327 Views :: Congressional Delegation

...votes cast and bills introduced in Congress....

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Sunday, August 02, 2020
COVID Count: 45 new cases out of 638 tests
By News Release @ 5:56 PM :: 330 Views :: COVID-19

...5 new hospitalizations, no new deaths....

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Sunday, August 02, 2020
Unemployment Tax in the Nonprofit Sector
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:00 AM :: 372 Views :: Small Business, Taxes

...employers are likely to be hit with a significant and automatic rate increase at the end of this year....

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Sunday, August 02, 2020
Council Candidate Texeira Gets DUI
By Andrew Walden @ 1:52 AM :: 1163 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics

...Honolulu Council District III candidate Alan Texeira was convicted of DUI March 10, 2020....

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Saturday, August 01, 2020
1853 Hawaiian Mission to Marquesan Cannibals
By Selected News Articles @ 11:44 PM :: 8815 Views :: Hawaii History, Religion

At the Marquesas Islands, Herman Melville and his friend jumped ship....

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Saturday, August 01, 2020
Important Reminders on Your Ballot
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 10:23 PM :: 431 Views :: Office of Elections

...You should have received your ballot already....

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Saturday, August 01, 2020
Hawaii Gasoline Tax 6th Highest in USA
By Tax Foundation @ 9:19 PM :: 457 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... State and Local taxes add $0.4628 per gallon -- not counting GE Tax .... 

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Saturday, August 01, 2020
COVID Count: 87 new cases out of 3,390 tests
By News Release @ 8:47 PM :: 284 Views :: COVID-19

...15 new hospitalizations—biggest one day jump yet, no new deaths....

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Saturday, August 01, 2020
Kauai PD provides firearms registration forms online
By News Release @ 5:07 PM :: 414 Views :: Kauai County, Second Amendment, COVID-19

...KPD requests that the public please complete and print them prior to arriving at their scheduled gun registration appointment....

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