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Thursday, March 21, 2013
House Ethics Investigating Alaska Rep Don Young
By News Release @ 3:55 AM :: 7690 Views :: Akaka Bill, National News, Ethics, Congressional Delegation, Republican Party

... he received improper gifts and didn’t report them, misused campaign or official resources and that he “made false statements to federal officials” ....

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Wednesday, March 20, 2013
House Oversight Hearing on Recognition of New Tribes -- Akaka Tribe Brushback
By News Release @ 8:59 PM :: 4806 Views :: Akaka Bill

This hearing is a brushback to Sen Schatz' pipe dream of creating the Akaka Tribe via the US Department of the Interior without a vote of Congress....

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Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Kelii Akina Named President of Grassroot Institute
By News Release @ 1:34 PM :: 4538 Views :: Akaka Bill, Hawaii State Government

“Pa`ina in the Country” celebration of Dr. Akina’s appointment as Grassroot Institute’s new president on April 6, 2013 from 12 PM to 2 PM at 45-114 Waikapoki Rd -- Kane`ohe Congregational Church

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Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Rush Limbaugh on Akaka Bill: These are the people that asked to join this country and now they're trying to distance themselves
By Selected News Articles @ 7:28 PM :: 4279 Views :: Akaka Bill

... they did ask to become a part of the country ....

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Thursday, March 14, 2013
McCain: OHA Cronies Milk Defense Budget for Millions
By Selected News Articles @ 4:26 AM :: 7170 Views :: Akaka Bill, Agriculture, Military, OHA

“Now we’re in sequestration, we have a bill that would give ... companies an additional 5 percent, $15 million,” McCain said. “It’s disgraceful, and it’s been going on for years....

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Thursday, March 07, 2013
Akaka Tribe Could Receive Legal Jurisdiction Over Non-Tribal Members
By News Release @ 2:13 PM :: 3991 Views :: Akaka Bill

“In a tribal court, Constitutional protections and the Bill of Rights do not apply. Under the bill, a non-Indian citizen tried in a tribal court has no right to appeal to a federal court, lacks the guarantee of due process, has no right to an impartial trial by jury of one’s peers, and more."

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Sunday, January 27, 2013
Kulani Prison to be Sovereignty Movement Training and Recruitment Center
By Selected News Articles @ 3:52 PM :: 6760 Views :: Akaka Bill, Law Enforcement, OHA

...see the list of 1,000 well-known prison reform activists, elected Democrats, Hawaii County Prosecutor, sovereignty activists, religious leftists, green mailers, and current inmates who have signed on to this effort....

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Thursday, January 10, 2013
Cayetano on Akaka Bill: Stop Sending Millions to Washington Lobbyists
By Video @ 6:27 PM :: 3830 Views :: Akaka Bill

"...stop chasing the Holy Grail, get down to business, educate our children. Spend the money on that instead of sending millions of dollars to lobbyists in Washington...."

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Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Abercrombie Appoints Schatz, Mazie to be Junior Senator
By News Release @ 7:04 PM :: 8097 Views :: Akaka Bill, Environment, National News, Congressional Delegation, Politicians

"For me, personally, I believe global climate change is real, and it is the most urgent challenge of our generation," Schatz said.

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Thursday, December 20, 2012
Sneak Attack? Akaka Bill Placed on Senate Calendar
By Andrew Walden @ 7:46 PM :: 5302 Views :: Akaka Bill, National News

12/17/2012: Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 568.

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Thursday, December 20, 2012
Akaka Introduces Tribal Self-Governance Bill
By News Release @ 7:31 PM :: 5054 Views :: Akaka Bill, National News

“This bill provides key improvements to the way self-governance works in the Department of the Interior...."

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Sunday, December 09, 2012
Akaka Tribe: We Can Kick Out Anybody Anytime for Any Reason
By Andrew Walden @ 11:12 PM :: 8658 Views :: Akaka Bill

...members of the Akaka Tribe will not be guaranteed free speech, due process, or other civil rights....

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Thursday, November 29, 2012
Governor Releases $3.7 Million for Hilo Medical Center
By News Release @ 8:46 PM :: 6145 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill, Energy, Environment

 ... $3.7 million for capital improvement projects (CIPs) at Hilo Medical Center ....

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Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Hawaiian Electric Seeks Public Comment on ‘Integrated Resource Planning’
By Selected News Articles @ 5:59 PM :: 9680 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill, Kauai County, DHHL, Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

...providing safe and reliable utility service at a reasonable cost, through the development of Resource Plans and Scenarios....

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Monday, November 26, 2012
CNHA Pushes for Legislature, Feds to Dominate DHHL
By News Release @ 8:26 PM :: 6473 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

" ...we need to focus on how much funding is flowing.... "

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Saturday, November 24, 2012
Sen Josh Green: Doctors Need Florida Pill Mill Company to Survive Financially
By Andrew Walden @ 8:03 PM :: 8323 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill, Energy, Environment

I am humbled to try and get everyone access to healthcare in a fair and timely way in Hawaii and that is all my letter to the city of Honolulu was about....

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Thursday, November 22, 2012
Five Year Plan: Hawaii County Energy Sustainability Program
By News Release @ 2:11 PM :: 5386 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill

...recommendations to strengthen the County’s energy program and realize more than $3.9 million in taxpayer saving....

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Monday, November 19, 2012
Hawaii County Police earn accreditation from national agency
By News Release @ 11:36 PM :: 4676 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill

Chief Harry Kubojiri announced that the Hawaiʻi Police Department has been awarded accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies....

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Thursday, November 15, 2012
Hundreds Turn Out for NRA President in Hawaii
By News Release @ 1:16 AM :: 9856 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill, Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

The Second Amendment is alive and well in Hawaii....

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Friday, November 09, 2012
HELCO Files 50MW Geothermal RFP
By News Release @ 6:41 PM :: 4651 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill

Hawaii Electric Light Company is seeking to add up to 50 megawatts (MW) of geothermal power at prices not tied to the cost of oil to help lower electricity costs for customers....

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Friday, November 09, 2012
Spirit of LIFE 20th Anniversary 2012 Gala Celebration
By News Release @ 2:29 AM :: 4681 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill

November 9th 2012 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Sheraton Keauhou Resort, Kailua-Kona 

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Tuesday, November 06, 2012
Best Invention of 2012: Time Magazine Recognizes Kona Kampachi
By Selected News Articles @ 3:03 PM :: 5793 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill

Hounded by Luddites, shakedown artists, and anti-GMO hypesters, Hawaii’s Kamapachi Farms open ocean fish farm has now been named by TIME magazine as one of the Best Inventions of the Year 2012. Surely it will soon be driven from the state....

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Thursday, November 01, 2012
HD5 Bateman Releases Final Radio Commercial
By Audio @ 10:56 AM :: 6080 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill, Energy, Environment

It is clear that our state government has not been working for the people and I am running to change that.

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Thursday, November 01, 2012
Hawaii County Releases Absentee Voting Totals
By News Release @ 4:18 AM :: 4453 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill

104,323 Hawaii County residents are registered to vote in the 2012 General Election....

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Tuesday, October 30, 2012
AKP Biofuel Scam Finds Only 20 Supporters in Survey of 300
By Henry Curtis @ 4:09 AM :: 8476 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill, Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

SMS did a survey of 303 interviews, 90% said they unfamiliar with `Aina Koa Pono (AKP). 10% were aware of AKP. The math says this is 29-31 people.

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Saturday, October 27, 2012
Voter Guide: Hawaii State and County Ballot Initiatives 2012
By Andrew Walden @ 10:34 PM :: 14677 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill, Honolulu County, Democratic Party, Kauai County, DHHL, Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

Hawai'i Free Press endorsements on State and County ballot initiatives....

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Saturday, October 27, 2012
Video Interview: Kona Resident--Father of Slain SEAL Killed in 9-11 Attack, Bengazi
By Audio @ 3:21 AM :: 7800 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill, National News, Ethics

Retired Judge Charles Woods descibes meeting Pres Obama, V Pres Biden and Sec'y Clinton....

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Thursday, October 25, 2012
Senator, 1000 Ratepayers Call for Lower Electric Bills
By News Release @ 10:02 PM :: 6966 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill, Energy, Environment

Urge the Governor to rescind Executive Agreements between the State of Hawaii, the U.S. Department of Energy (USDOE) and HECO that were put in place in 2008 ....

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Thursday, October 18, 2012
Bateman: We Can Cut Consumers' Electric Bills
By News Release @ 1:00 AM :: 6213 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill, Energy, Environment

Have you looked at your electric bill lately? It just keeps going up and up.

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Thursday, October 11, 2012
Hirono a No-Show at Waimea Candidates’ Forum
By News Release @ 6:22 PM :: 7029 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill, Energy, Environment

Of the “four heated North Hawai’i races,” Hirono was the only candidate who did not feel it was important enough to attend.  

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Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Alleged Big Island Child Molester Arrested: Runs Gay-Friendly Bed & Breakfast
By News Release @ 10:52 PM :: 10568 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill

 A man suspected of child sexual exploitation has been identified according to the FBI. Sources say the man's name is ....

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Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Bateman: We Need Lower Cost of Living, Not Higher Taxes and Utility Bills
By News Release @ 3:32 PM :: 4595 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill

We can do this by lowering our excessive energy costs by 50%, by reducing our personal income tax rates by 20%, by eliminating GET on medical care and medication....

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Friday, October 05, 2012
DHHL breaks ground for Lalamilo Waimea Homesteads
By News Release @ 3:42 PM :: 5249 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill

Lalamilo is located on 34.7 acres of land along the South Kohala Distribution Road, approximately two miles makai of the Waimea town center....

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Friday, September 28, 2012
Coffman, Bateman To Debate One-On-One for House 5 Seat
By News Release @ 2:21 PM :: 4547 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill

The event will be held on Thursday, October 4, at Konawaena Elementary School Cafeteria from 7pm to 8:30pm

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Tuesday, September 25, 2012
ILWU Business Agent Elected to Board of Laupahoehoe Charter School
By News Release @ 12:16 PM :: 4728 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill

Community member George Martin is a 1978 graduate of Lauapahoehoe School. A former mechanic for Yamada and Sons, Martin has been a business agent for the ILWU 142 for seven years....

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Monday, September 24, 2012
Big Island Doctors Panel to Discuss Effect of Obamacare on Hawaii
By News Release @ 8:50 PM :: 7338 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

OBAMACARE AND HEALTH ISSUES IN HAWAII a special 90-minute discussion
Tuesday, September 25, 7 – 9 pm, at Boston Basil’s Restaurant & Pizzeria, 75-5707 Alii Drive (downtown Kailua-Kona)

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Monday, September 24, 2012
Big Island 'Clean' Energy Plant Sued over Air Pollution
By Selected News Articles @ 8:19 PM :: 6474 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill, Energy, Environment

... the state Department of Health violated the federal Clean Air Act in granting a permit to operate to Hu Honua ....

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Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Neither Jurisdiction Has Authority to Solve Hawaii County Election Problems
By News Release @ 5:49 PM :: 5809 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill, Energy, Environment

Responsibility for some functions is not clearly specified in HRS 11. It is not clear that either jurisdiction has sufficient authority to resolve all the problems that surfaced in the Big Island primary election....

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Saturday, September 15, 2012
After Drowning, BLNR Revokes Kayak Tour Company Permit
By News Release @ 10:27 AM :: 3781 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill

...terminate the revocable permit of Hawai‘i Pack and Paddle LLC to conduct commercial tours via kayak to the historic Ka‘awaloa Flats section of Kealakekua Bay State Historical Park in Kona....

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Thursday, September 13, 2012
Full Text: New Version of Akaka Bill
By Selected News Articles @ 7:17 PM :: 9829 Views :: Akaka Bill

The U.S. Senate Indian Affairs Committee on Thursday approved an amendment to a Native Hawaiian federal recognition bill to reflect the Hawaii state law creating the latest version of the Akaka Tribe 'roll'....

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Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Hawaii County Police Investigate 2010 Voter Fraud
By News Release @ 5:05 AM :: 4681 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill

 The investigation was launched based on information provided by the Hawaiʻi County Office of Elections involving elections conducted in 2010.

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Monday, September 10, 2012
Electric Bill Too High? Richard Ha to Address Kona TEA Party
By News Release @ 3:26 PM :: 7236 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill, Energy, Environment

Tuesday, September 11, 7–9 pm at Boston Basil’s Restaurant & Pizzeria 75-5707 Alii Drive (downtown Kailua-Kona)

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Thursday, September 06, 2012
Hilo: Fired Old Boy Election Workers File New Lawsuits
By News Release @ 4:01 PM :: 5784 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill, Energy, Environment

Yesterday afternoon, Elections Administrator, Patricia Nakamoto, and former Senior Elections Clerk, Shyla Ayau, filed separate defamation and negligence lawsuits.

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Friday, August 31, 2012
3 Day Fugitive Task Force Mission Leads to 67 arrests
By News Release @ 5:16 PM :: 4810 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill

U.S. Marshals, Hawaii County Police Officers, and Hawaii State Sheriffs conducted a joint fugitive round-up blanketing the island of Hawaii. Sixty-seven wanted fugitives were arrested with 91 federal and state warrants cleared.

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Thursday, August 30, 2012
Kawauchi Explains Why She Missed State Election Officials Meeting
By News Release @ 4:04 PM :: 6145 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill, Energy, Environment

... on Aug. 27, the State of Hawaii, Office of Elections held a voting equipment debriefing in Honolulu....  She did not attend the voting equipment debriefing, because she met with the voting equipment vendor’s Regional Manager and Island Representative in Hilo on Aug. 22 ....

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Thursday, August 30, 2012
Hawaii Electronic Medical Records to Regulate Your Diet?
By Selected News Articles @ 3:13 PM :: 6440 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill, Energy, Environment

The beacon has funded 19 Healthy Eating, Active Living (HEAL) projects proposed by individuals and groups in a number of communities on the Big Island....It’s a way to build trust, according to Jessica Yamamoto, Hawaii beacon’s community engagement manager. 

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Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Big Island is Obamacare Laboratory
By Selected News Articles @ 5:02 PM :: 5716 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill

The Hawaii Beacon, which received a $16 million three-year grant, is one of 17 model communities around the nation using health IT ....

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Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Lorraine Inouye Drops Election Challenge
By News Release @ 3:20 PM :: 5412 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill, Energy, Environment

Inouye has announced that after carefully reviewing election reports and records at the state election headquarters in Pearl City that she does not have a cause to file a protest over the primary election results ....

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Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Full Text: Kawauchi Requests State Takeover Office of Elections
By News Release @ 2:01 PM :: 5530 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill, Energy, Environment

I have written a letter to the Honorable Governor Neil S. Abercrombie, requesting an independent review of the performance of the State of Hawai‘i Office of Elections....

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Friday, August 17, 2012
HELCO Requests $19.8M Rate Hike to Pay for Solar, Wind
By News Release @ 4:09 PM :: 4908 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill

With continued rapid growth of roof-top solar, additional biomass energy from Hu Honua and recent expanded operations at Puna Geothermal Venture, more than 50% of the island’s energy will soon be renewable. (BUT THE PRICES KEEP GOING UP!)....

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