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Friday, September 12, 2014
Aiona Commits to Eleven Gubernatorial Forums, Debates
By News Release @ 3:55 PM :: 3637 Views :: Politicians

With less than two months left in Hawai‘i’s hotly-contested elections, Duke Aiona plans more transparency in the public arena thanks to back-to-back forums and debates....

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Friday, September 12, 2014
POLL: Ige 36% - Aiona 35%
By Selected News Articles @ 1:15 PM :: 3953 Views :: Politicians

... online interviews with 655 Hawaii voters conducted August 18-September 2, 2014 ....

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Friday, September 12, 2014
Sabato: Party Label is Ige's Most Important Attribute
By Selected News Articles @ 1:11 AM :: 3002 Views :: Politicians

...In light of this, we’re shifting this contest from Toss-up to Leans Democratic....

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Thursday, September 11, 2014
Brickwood Galuteria: Tool of Special Interests
By News Release @ 5:43 AM :: 4075 Views :: Development, Politicians

...Galuteria pushed legislation helping large developers at the community’s expense while doing little to advance affordable housing....

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Djou Talks Balanced Budget -- Takai Skips Candidate Forums
By News Release @ 2:02 PM :: 3466 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Politicians

Djou's opponent failed to attend today's candidate forum and also missed a candidate forum last night in Mapunapuna....

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Tuesday, September 09, 2014
It's Official: Faleomavaega in the Race
By Selected News Articles @ 6:50 PM :: 3162 Views :: Politicians

...the mystery of Faleomavaega’s whereabouts and physical condition remains....

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Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Djou: Exempt Hawaii from Obamacare, Jones Act
By Rep Charles Djou @ 1:41 PM :: 4368 Views :: Health Care, Jones Act, Politicians

"Hawaii has America's highest cost of living and I am committed to reducing this burden...."

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Monday, September 08, 2014
Islamic Gulen Cult Pours Money into Takai Campaign
By Andrew Walden @ 12:16 AM :: 8999 Views :: Education K-12, Labor, Military, Politicians

Cult members laboring for the Imam under "Tuzuk contracts" are obligated to kick back all of their salaries beyond a bare minimum needed to survive....

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Friday, September 05, 2014
The Ige-Abercrombie Agenda Isn't Working: Economy Again Falls Short Of Expectations
By News Release @ 5:52 PM :: 4044 Views :: Economy, Politicians, Republican Party

The Hawaii Council On Revenues Now Forecasts The State Will Have $100 Million Less In Tax Revenues Because Of A Slowing Economy....

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Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Research Institute for Hawaii USA Hit With $843K Fine
By News Release @ 10:39 PM :: 5496 Views :: Hawaii History, Politicians, Republican Party, Religion

... holding the Research Institute for Hawaii USA (RIH), and its CEO Christopher Damon Haig, liable for religious and sexual harassment ....

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Tuesday, September 02, 2014
HIRA 2014 Legislative Scorecard
By News Release @ 6:23 PM :: 3333 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

...who supports multimillion dollar bailouts for various failing state programs, such as Hawaii's Obamacare exchange, the system of failing state hospitals, and the state's employee retirement system....

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Monday, September 01, 2014
Ige Pushed $791M GE Tax Hike in Face of Protests
By Andrew Walden @ 11:25 PM :: 4582 Views :: Politicians, Taxes

Ige, Chun-Oakland, and Fukunaga were the three bitter-enders holding out for the full $791M in GE Tax hikes....

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Sunday, August 31, 2014
At First, Takai Voted For the Pension Tax 'Every Time'
By Andrew Walden @ 11:21 PM :: 6134 Views :: Labor, Politicians, Taxes

Even weeks after angry kupuna and union members began crowding committee hearings to protest, Takai voted 'aye' for the pension tax bill HB1092 HD1....

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Saturday, August 30, 2014
Tuna Monument: Faleomavaega Slow on the Draw
By Selected News Articles @ 8:20 PM :: 5424 Views :: Energy, National News, Politicians, Small Business

...it took nearly a month for the ailing delegate to file a formal letter with Obama pleading with him not to take any action that would harm American Samoa....

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Saturday, August 30, 2014
Video: Steering Hawaii Through Rough Waters
By Grassroot Institute @ 2:13 PM :: 2716 Views :: Politicians

...Grassroot President Keli’i Akina interviews Cam Cavasso, who is currently running to represent Hawaii in the U.S. Senate....

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Friday, August 29, 2014
Djou: America Must Build Coherent Strategy to Deal With Islamic State
By News Release @ 5:07 PM :: 3426 Views :: Military, Politicians

...I support President Obama's desire to defeat ISIS, but America needs to see more decisive leadership....

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Friday, August 29, 2014
FEMA Rejection Shows Lack of Leadership by Schatz
By News Release @ 4:51 PM :: 5173 Views :: Hawaii County , Congressional Delegation, Hawaii State Government, Politicians

...The rejection of the disaster declaration shows the people of Hawaii that Schatz has no influence where it matters most....

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Thursday, August 28, 2014
DCCA: Ige Business 'Not in Good Standing'
By News Release @ 8:39 PM :: 5327 Views :: Politicians, Small Business

...According To The DCCA, Robert A. Ige And Associates Has Misfiled Several Annual Reports, And Failed To File Their 2012 Report Until May 5, 2014....

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Sunday, August 24, 2014
Faleomavaega Coming Back to American Samoa for Election Season?
By Selected News Articles @ 3:59 AM :: 4313 Views :: National News, Congressional Delegation, Politicians

...the United Nations third decennial conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS)  will run from September 1-4 in Samoa....

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Saturday, August 23, 2014
Grassroot Institute Posts Debate Video
By Grassroot Institute @ 11:53 PM :: 2918 Views :: Politicians

...Grassroot Institute hosts first event of its kind in this election cycle, challenges candidates on a wide variety of topics....

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Friday, August 22, 2014
VIDEO: Standing Room Only at Grassroot Gubernatorial Forum
By Andrew Walden @ 11:32 PM :: 5920 Views :: Politicians

David Ige may have been afraid of the video, but hundreds of other people weren’t as a standing-room only lunchtime crowd packed the downtown Honolulu Pacific Club for today's Grassroot Institute gubernatorial forum....

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Friday, August 22, 2014
Sutton Endorses Aiona-Ahu Ticket
By News Release @ 10:59 PM :: 3471 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

...The team of Aiona and Ahu ... have a great positive approach to gathering wide support and standing up when asked to debate or speak to groups....

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Thursday, August 21, 2014
Ige Cancels: Will be only Candidate Missing from First Gubernatorial Forum
By Grassroot Institute @ 6:03 PM :: 5904 Views :: Politicians

...Friday, August 22, 2014, 12 Noon, Pacific Club, Honolulu....

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014
No Lawsuit: Hanabusa Calls for Legislative Investigation of Election, Does not Endorse Schatz
By News Release @ 4:25 PM :: 4360 Views :: Democratic Party, Office of Elections, Politicians

...I heard from many who feel strongly that they were disenfranchised from the voting process this election and I stand ready to support any collaborative effort to have those voices heard....

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Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Schatz wins U.S. Senate primary in political battle that divided Hawaii’s Democratic party
By Malia Zimmerman @ 7:09 PM :: 3795 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

Polls showed that whites, and most mainland liberal groups, largely backed Schatz, while Hanabusa had the support of local Asians....

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Saturday, August 16, 2014
Am Samoa Leaders Work Around Missing Delegate to Resist Obama's Tuna Monument
By Selected News Articles @ 10:20 PM :: 3456 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Politicians
“I have a simple question:” asked Annesley, “Can Faleomavaega Eni Hunkin legally run for office, without having to step on American Samoa soil?”
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Saturday, August 16, 2014
Far-Left Ige Will Take Hawaii Further in Wrong Direction
By News Release @ 6:12 PM :: 4009 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

...the last thing the state needs is another tax-and-spend liberal in the statehouse....

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Saturday, August 16, 2014
Cavasso to Schatz: Mainland PACs Spent a Lot of Money Getting You Nominated, Lets Debate
By News Release @ 1:49 PM :: 2723 Views :: Politicians

...mainland super PACs have spent considerable money getting to the final result....

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Friday, August 15, 2014
HI House leader ousted in election primary amid controversy
By Malia Zimmerman @ 5:11 PM :: 4797 Views :: Democratic Party, Ethics, Politicians

House Majority floor leader Rida Cabanilla is out of a job....

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Friday, August 15, 2014
Faleomavaega Skips Visit of Key House Committee to American Samoa
By Selected News Articles @ 11:08 AM :: 3704 Views :: National News, Politicians
The group flew in and out without ever having seen the place or having had to entertain the question “Where’s Eni?”
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Thursday, August 14, 2014
Abercrombie Has Vested Interest in Quick Puna Vote
By Selected News Articles @ 11:56 PM :: 5050 Views :: Democratic Party, Office of Elections, Politicians

...Puna residents have been shamelessly made the latest pawns of Progressives as they desperately attempt to hold on to power after a stunning rebuke at last Saturday’s primary elections....

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Thursday, August 14, 2014
Judge Nakamura: Puna Votes "Even if it is Unconstitutional"
By News Release @ 11:08 PM :: 4124 Views :: Democratic Party, Office of Elections, Politicians

...Though the judge in the case had numerous problems with holding a hasty election without proper notice, he ruled that "the court is not supposed to interfere with an ongoing election process even if it is unconstitutional."....

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Thursday, August 14, 2014
Judge Rejects Lawsuit To Delay Puna Voting--Polls Open Fri 7AM
By Robert Thomas @ 4:27 PM :: 5533 Views :: Hawaii County , Office of Elections, Politicians

...The motion for preliminary injunction asserts that holding the postponed election on Friday is just too soon, essentially because the two precincts are still a mess....

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Thursday, August 14, 2014
Cam Cavasso in Puna: There is no Difference Between Schatz, Hanabusa
By News Release @ 3:48 AM :: 5436 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians, Republican Party

"Hawaii residents now pay approximately 60% more than mainlanders for many foods and goods, in addition to paying three (3) times more than mainlanders for electricity...."

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Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Full Text: Hanabusa Letter Calls for Election Delay, Demands Louie Step Aside
By News Release @ 2:59 PM :: 4259 Views :: Hawaii County , Office of Elections, Politicians

...To ensure unbiased counsel through the remainder of this election, the Office of Elections should not continue to receive legal advice from Mr. Louie....

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Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Puna to Pick Senator
By Malia Zimmerman @ 1:59 PM :: 3519 Views :: Office of Elections, Politicians

...New Age seekers, Hawaiian sovereignty activists, organic farmers and the odd pakalolo grower....

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Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Sabato: Abercrombie Biggest Loser in History of 50 States
By Selected News Articles @ 3:17 AM :: 4607 Views :: Democratic Party, Hawaii Statistics, Politicians

Abercrombie’s defeat by 36.1 points is the largest primary loss by of any sitting governor in U.S. history....

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Monday, August 11, 2014
2 PRP Candidates Win, 3 More Head to General
By News Release @ 10:57 PM :: 4311 Views :: Labor, Politicians, Rail

... News Release from PRP Frontgroup "Forward Progress" ....

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Monday, August 11, 2014
Incumbent Hawaii governor out in historic upset
By Malia Zimmerman @ 6:27 PM :: 3385 Views :: Office of Elections, Politicians

Ige got 143,835 votes, Abercrombie, 67,368....

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Sunday, August 10, 2014
Djou: 86 Days to Create a Better Future
By Rep Charles Djou @ 9:09 PM :: 2876 Views :: Politicians

Last night, we won our primary with 96% of the vote....

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Sunday, August 10, 2014
Akina in OHA Runoff
By News Release @ 2:20 PM :: 4842 Views :: Office of Elections, OHA, Politicians

...Credits His Opposition to Race-Based Nationhood for Strong Public Support....

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Sunday, August 10, 2014
Anti-GMO Candidates Lose Big Statewide
By Andrew Walden @ 5:35 AM :: 7486 Views :: Politicians, GMOs

On Kauai, pro-GMO mayor Bernard Carvalho crushed anti-GMO candidate Dustin Barca, leader of the so-called "Kauai Rising" protests....

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Saturday, August 09, 2014
Two Big Island Precincts Voting Postponed
By Selected News Articles @ 4:38 AM :: 4484 Views :: Democratic Party, Office of Elections, Politicians

...Delayed Voting Could Sink Hanohano....

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Thursday, August 07, 2014
Has Hawaii’s governor lost his mojo?
By Malia Zimmerman @ 11:40 AM :: 3745 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

...If Abercrombie loses this primary, it will be the first time in Hawaii’s history a sitting Democrat governor is ousted after just one term....

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Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Candidate Forced by UH to Take Leave Without Pay
By Selected News Articles @ 10:05 PM :: 5919 Views :: Higher Education, Labor, Politicians

...J N Musto, Executive Director of UHPA indicated that they had been fighting the contract language for 30 years and did reach an agreement that UH professors could maintain their position while campaigning....

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Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Am Samoa: Democrat Nod Goes to Faleomavaega in a Slick Maneuver
By Selected News Articles @ 5:54 PM :: 4583 Views :: Democratic Party, National News, Politicians

...The party chairman then called for a vote and the dozen party attendees present (out of 600 people said to be members) unanimously endorsed Faleomavaega for re-election....

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Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Kalaeloa Raceway Park Closes--Blames Abercrombie
By News Release @ 4:48 AM :: 7109 Views :: DHHL, Politicians

In return for our concentrated efforts, we have received nothing but false promises from the current administration, and as such, we can no longer support Governor Abercrombie in his quest for re-election....

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Sunday, August 03, 2014
Without Abercrombie, Education Reform a Political Orphan
By Andrew Walden @ 9:31 PM :: 4786 Views :: Education K-12, Politicians

...With Abercrombie out of the picture, education reform advocates can reinterpret the rules for vouchers to open the door to church preschools....

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Sunday, August 03, 2014
Mainland Anti-GMO Group Pours Money into Kaneohe HD48 Race
By Joni Kamiya @ 5:54 PM :: 3986 Views :: Politicians, GMOs

Here’s a flier that was sent out in to people in the Kaneohe/Kahaluu area by the Center for Food Safety just a few days ago....

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Saturday, August 02, 2014
Honolulu Army reservist accused of fraud, theft and child molestation
By Malia Zimmerman @ 1:47 PM :: 4358 Views :: Military, Politicians

...he is accused of repeatedly molesting a 13-year-old boy, and has been held in the state prison facility since February....

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