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Tuesday, June 21, 2016
HGEA Announces Primary Election Endorsements
By News Release @ 4:46 AM :: 4094 Views :: Labor, Politicians

...the state’s largest labor union, announced its endorsed candidates for the 2016 Primary Election today....

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Monday, June 20, 2016
Star-Adv Hits Caldwell ‘Abject Failure of Leadership’
By Rep Charles Djou @ 1:22 AM :: 4518 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians, Rail

The newspaper characterized Caldwell's decision-making as "political expediency" driven by his re-election campaign....

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Sunday, June 19, 2016
CD1: U.S. Air Force colonel Shirlene Ostrov is “a candidate who can win.”
By News Release @ 7:20 PM :: 4194 Views :: Military, Politicians, Republican Party

She is a new face to Hawaii politics, but she is no stranger to the arena in Washington, DC, where she served as a Congressional liaison for the U.S. Transportation Command....

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Sunday, June 19, 2016
Mayor Becomes Incoherent
By Rep Charles Djou @ 3:53 AM :: 4574 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians, Rail

Over the past 48-hours the mayor's policy on rail swung wildly in a display of uneven and poorly constructed leadership....

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Friday, June 17, 2016
Fire Mayor, Not the Ethics Director
By Rep Charles Djou @ 3:08 AM :: 3759 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Politicians

Totto's troubles only started when he started investigating Caldwell's political fundraising practices....

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Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Cayetano, Kobayashi Endorse Djou for Mayor--Heen to Head Campaign
By News Release @ 11:08 PM :: 4866 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians

"The backing of these trusted community leaders is a reflection of how much we need new leadership at Honolulu Hale."

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Wednesday, June 15, 2016
FULL TEXT: State GOP Files Challenge to Sen Laura Thielen Nomination Papers
By News Release @ 5:45 PM :: 5145 Views :: Office of Elections, Politicians, Republican Party

...under Hawaii's statute governing challenges to nomination papers (HRS Section 12-8)....

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Friday, June 10, 2016
Meet Col Shirlene Ostrov, Republican Candidate for Congressional District 1
By News Release @ 5:25 PM :: 5717 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

...10AM on Tuesday, June 14 at the Hawaii Republican Party Headquarters....

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Friday, June 10, 2016
Tulsi Gabbard Launches Campaign for DNC Chair
By Andrew Walden @ 4:59 PM :: 4831 Views :: Democratic Party, Congressional Delegation, Politicians

...Bernie lost so I have zero chance at being vice-president.  Now I will campaign for DNC Chair by launching this rumor....

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Wednesday, June 08, 2016
Duke Aiona Endorses Charles Djou for Mayor
By News Release @ 3:21 PM :: 3978 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians, Republican Party
"I am pleased to call Charles Djou a friend and look forward to helping elect him mayor."
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Wednesday, June 08, 2016
GOP Chairman Welcomes Party Switch by Rod Tam
By News Release @ 12:00 PM :: 3374 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

"...his arrest record was expunged by the court, giving Rod a clean record and a fresh start...."

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Tuesday, June 07, 2016
Full Text: Ben Cayetano Endorses Charles Djou for Mayor
By News Release @ 12:27 PM :: 4581 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians

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Tuesday, June 07, 2016
Mayor’s Race: Ernie Martin Chickens Out
By News Release @ 12:24 AM :: 2763 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians

"I have great respect for the office of the Mayor"

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Friday, May 27, 2016
Who’s Running: Candidates Pulling Papers as of May 27, 2016
By Andrew Walden @ 10:00 PM :: 4507 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Office of Elections, Politicians

Hanabusa, Galuteria & Lei Ahu Isa pull papers to run for CD1 -- Tuesday June 7 is last day to file ....

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Thursday, May 26, 2016
After One Month as HART Chair, Hanabusa flees to run for Congress
By Andrew Walden @ 12:51 AM :: 6255 Views :: Democratic Party, Congressional Delegation, Politicians, Rail

Hanabusa is an opportunist. She gave up her House seat to achieve something bigger and better in the Senate, but she lost....

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Ethics Ruling: Sen Josh Green Secretly Living in Honolulu Since 2005
By News Release @ 5:16 AM :: 6205 Views :: Ethics, Politicians

... Josh Green Lives and Works on Oahu but Says he Still Occasionally Visits his Kona District ....

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Sunday, May 22, 2016
HSTA announces recommendations for Hawaii State House and Senate primary races
By News Release @ 2:15 AM :: 3622 Views :: Labor, Politicians

The HSTA recommends the following candidates....

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Thursday, May 19, 2016
Rep Takai Will Not Seek Reelection
By News Release @ 5:38 PM :: 3617 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Politicians

...I had truly hoped to aggressively fight this cancer while seeking re-election, but I recently learned that my cancer has spread....

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Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Rep Gene Ward Seeks Reelection to State House—Slom to File for Senate
By News Release @ 3:54 AM :: 3562 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

...He has been in touch with Sam on almost a daily basis, and said, “Sam is doing just fine and will file his papers tomorrow; his “P & V” numbers (“p…..and vinegar”) are escalating daily and he’s up for his Senate race.”....

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Friday, May 06, 2016
Did Caldwell Illegally Launch Reelection Campaign On County Time?
By News Release @ 4:14 PM :: 4252 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Politicians

...There appeared to be a number of city employees in attendance....

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Thursday, May 05, 2016
Rep Beth Fukumoto Chang: “Aggressively Redefine What it Means to be a Minority Member”
By Rep Beth Fukumoto @ 6:31 PM :: 3597 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

...A minority can't be productive participants unless it is accompanied by a majority that's willing to ignore labels and listen....

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Thursday, May 05, 2016
Midweek Liberal Lovefest
By Selected News Articles @ 12:27 AM :: 2795 Views :: Politicians

...the author goes to great lengths to ignore the spotty legislative record of these two legislators to deliver a fairy tale....

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Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Ewa Beach House Campaign: Stolen Signs, Bolt Cutters, and Confrontations with Police
By News Release @ 1:03 AM :: 5611 Views :: Ethics, Politicians

"...he has quite the history of confrontations with HPD...."

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Friday, April 22, 2016
Tulsi Gabbard Turns 35--Running for Vice President?
By Selected News Articles @ 3:44 PM :: 3553 Views :: Politicians

...Sanders’ camp has been quiet as far as whether Gabbard would join the Vermont senator as his running mate....

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Thursday, April 21, 2016
SB2301: Legislators Vote $10M for Drunk Driver to Promote Rave Parties
By Andrew Walden @ 7:58 PM :: 5258 Views :: Ethics, Politicians

...“Keahole Management Group LLC” is managed by former House Vice-Speaker Jon Riki Karimtsu ....

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Monday, April 11, 2016
Senator Sam Slom to Undergo Heart Surgery
By Sen. Sam Slom @ 10:59 AM :: 5451 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

The Senator has elected to have surgery performed later this week....

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Thursday, March 24, 2016
Billy Kenoi Indicted, Arrest Warrant Issued -- Could Get 15 Years in Prison
By Selected News Articles @ 2:50 PM :: 5886 Views :: Hawaii County , Ethics, Politicians

Lorraine Inouye: Kenoi Should Resign...

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Sunday, March 20, 2016
Report: Rep Fukumoto Will Quit Republican Party
By Andrew Walden @ 12:06 PM :: 6184 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

"...Rep Beth Fukumoto is going to leave the party most likely after her reelection...."

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Monday, March 07, 2016
Djou Open Letter against Trump: ‘Selfish immaturity unworthy of Presidency’
By Rep Charles Djou @ 12:43 PM :: 4428 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

...Donald Trump’s candidacy, however, is inconsistent with my values and I am unable in good conscience to vote for him....

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Saturday, March 05, 2016
Sen Sam Slom Hospitalized
By News Release @ 12:33 PM :: 3326 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

...he said he will be staying overnight to “sample hospital cuisine and avoid doing dishes.”....

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Friday, March 04, 2016
Former Bush Supporter Barbara Marumoto Endorses Rubio
By Rep Barbara Marumoto @ 8:15 PM :: 3391 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

"I'm voting for Marco Rubio, the candidate who can beat Hillary Clinton."

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Friday, March 04, 2016
Former Carson Supporter Sen Sam Slom Endorses Ted Cruz for President
By News Release @ 7:51 PM :: 3175 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

Dr. Ben Carson has officially dropped out of the race for president....

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Wednesday, March 02, 2016
HB1473: Help Legislators Buy Influence, Spread Campaign Cash
By Selected News Articles @ 2:22 AM :: 3996 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Politicians

This culture of “vote buying” creates a false majority....

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Sunday, February 28, 2016
VIDEO: Tulsi Gabbard Resigns DNC, Endorses Bernie Sanders
By Video @ 2:26 PM :: 4230 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians
Gabbard explained to Chuck Todd that ... we need a Commander-in-Chief with “foresight” and “good judgment.”
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Monday, February 22, 2016
Rep Bob McDermott Endorses Ted Cruz
By News Release @ 6:11 PM :: 3820 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

"I strongly encourage Republicans across the state to cast their ballots on March 8th for Ted Cruz," says McDermott....

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Friday, February 19, 2016
A Comparison of Presidential Tax Plans and Their Economic Effects
By Selected News Articles @ 5:48 PM :: 3487 Views :: Politicians, Taxes

Almost every single candidate in both parties has introduced policies that would alter our tax code. However, the approach that candidates have taken differs tremendously....

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Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Duke Aiona Open Letter to Donald Trump
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 5:07 PM :: 7328 Views :: Family, First Amendment, Life, Politicians, Republican Party

...After years of describing yourself as “pro-choice in every respect”—even supporting partial-birth abortion—you now say that you are pro-life....

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Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Ige Appoints Kai Kahele to Senate
By News Release @ 5:03 PM :: 4373 Views :: Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Politicians

Kahele will take office once the state senate qualifies him and administers the oath of office....

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Sunday, February 14, 2016
With Mike Gabbard Controlling DLNR Budget, Kailua Bay Zodiac Death too Hot to Handle
By Selected News Articles @ 10:26 PM :: 7663 Views :: Ethics, Law Enforcement, Politicians, Religion

...his committee has the oversight responsibility over DLNR....

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Saturday, February 13, 2016
Who’s Running: Candidates Pulling Papers as of Feb 12, 2016
By News Release @ 2:08 AM :: 3576 Views :: Office of Elections, Politicians

Candidate filing for the 2016 Elections runs from February 1, 2016 through June 7, 2016....

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Friday, February 05, 2016
Cult Busted: Gabbard Financier Charged with Killing, Injuring Divers with Speedboat
By Andrew Walden @ 4:49 AM :: 40812 Views :: Law Enforcement, Politicians, Religion

...Sai Hansen was a big contributor to Tulsi Gabbard ($5,000)....

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Tuesday, February 02, 2016
Incumbents Challenged on Day One--Candidates Begin Filing on Maui, Big Island
By Selected News Articles @ 12:56 PM :: 5277 Views :: Hawaii County , Maui County, Politicians

First in line after the 7:45 a.m. office opening in Hilo was state Rep. Joy San Buenaventura....

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Tuesday, December 22, 2015
How to Evade Contractor Contribution Ban After A-1 A-Lectrician Ruling
By Andrew Walden @ 7:38 PM :: 4022 Views :: Ethics, First Amendment, Politicians

Corporation X's parent company, Corporation Y, desires to make contributions to Hawaii candidates....

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Friday, December 11, 2015
‘Hawaii’s George Soros': The Hidden Funding Behind Efforts to Disrupt Hillary Clinton’s Opponents
By Selected News Articles @ 7:22 PM :: 5707 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians, Republican Party

In July, 2015, chaos erupts at the progressive NetRoots Nation conference in Phoenix, Arizona....

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Friday, December 04, 2015
Am Samoa: New Embarrassments for Faleomavaega sister
By Selected News Articles @ 12:02 AM :: 3452 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Politicians

Memo to candidates for Congress next year:  If you are seeking signatures for your nominating petition, you might start in the DOE director's office....

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Wednesday, December 02, 2015
Gabbard: Obama Could Cause ‘Devastating Nuclear War’ With Russia
By Selected News Articles @ 12:30 PM :: 4217 Views :: Military, Politicians, Obama

...Gabbard suggested that Obama’s decision to place American fighter jets equipped “to target Russian planes” on the border between Turkey and Syria, and his stated opposition to Russian-backed Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad, could lead the U.S. into a nuclear war....

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Saturday, November 28, 2015
Clinton Democrats to Boot Gabbard from Vice Chairmanship?
By Selected News Articles @ 8:34 PM :: 5502 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

Gabbard criticized Ms. Wasserman Schultz, the top officer, last month for leaving her and other party officials out of the discussions about the Democratic presidential debates....

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Friday, November 27, 2015
Malia Zimmerman Drops Lawsuit
By News Release @ 11:39 PM :: 6461 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

Sen Sam Slom indicated he will seek re-election to the Senate in 2016....

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Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Poll: Only 52% Approve of Ige
By News Release @ 1:45 AM :: 3472 Views :: Politicians

29% Disapprove ...

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Saturday, November 14, 2015
Feds Freeze Rail Funds? HART Knows Nothing About Caldwell’s Latest Pressure Tactic
By News Release @ 12:20 AM :: 4527 Views :: Ethics, Politicians, Rail, Taxes

...the FTA has not reached out to HART and officials were not aware the money was in jeopardy....

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