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Sunday, February 09, 2014
UPDATE: Did McManaman Quit Abercrombie Administration or Not?
By News Release @ 11:50 PM :: 5220 Views :: Hawaii State Government

"I will be out of the office starting 02/07/2014 and will not return until 04/30/2014....."

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Friday, February 07, 2014
SB2149: Combat Fraudulent Liens and Mortgage Filings
By Sen. Sam Slom @ 9:13 PM :: 3295 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Law Enforcement

Hawaii legislators set to hear a bill to combat fraudulent lien filings on February 11, 2014, at 9:30 a.m. in room 229 at the Hawaii Capitol....

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Friday, February 07, 2014
Clayton Hee: “We give notice we cut you at the knees”
By Andrew Walden @ 2:32 PM :: 5563 Views :: Agriculture, Hawaii State Government, Politicians

Watch the Senate committee system falling apart....

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Friday, February 07, 2014
Hawaii Aerospace Caucus Explores the Final Frontier
By News Release @ 2:03 AM :: 3038 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Military

Initiatives include studies for a space exploration R&D park, international flight training center and a laser optical communications ground station in Hawaii....

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Friday, February 07, 2014
Taxes, Transparency, Initiative, Referendum, Recall, Children and More Supported by Legislative Minority
By Sen. Sam Slom @ 1:07 AM :: 2682 Views :: Hawaii State Government

These bills have been set up on the front burner of this year’s legislative agenda after the pre-empted initiative to “Let the People Vote” during last year’s “not -so-special-session” on same-sex marriage....

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Wednesday, February 05, 2014
Bills on their way to becoming laws that promote fiscal transparency
By Sen. Sam Slom @ 9:27 PM :: 2235 Views :: Hawaii State Government

Two important bills (SB2153 and SB2519) that promote greater fiscal transparency and protections for Hawaii's taxpayers passed the Ways And Means Committee today....

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Tuesday, February 04, 2014
Bitter Abercrombie Bickers With 'Irresponsible' Legislators over CAFR Credit
By Selected News Articles @ 4:20 AM :: 3363 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Taxes

"Well, I’m always pleased to share credit when people realize they can’t avoid their responsibilities anymore...." - Abercrombie

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Saturday, February 01, 2014
Sen. Sam Slom Introduces Legislative Package
By Sen. Sam Slom @ 12:06 PM :: 3945 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Politicians, Republican Party
“The Senate Minority this year, with renewed vigor, has an action plan to empower the people.  Only the minority speaks for child safety, overburdened tax payers, our overburdened businesses and the home schooled.”
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Friday, January 31, 2014
Hawaii AG: Trans-Pac Partnership Endangers State Tobacco Revenues
By News Release @ 1:51 PM :: 3464 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Health Care, Taxes

Attorney General David M. Louie joined 46 fellow state and territorial attorneys general in signing a letter sent to the U.S. Trade Representative....

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Friday, January 31, 2014
Campaign Season: Abercrombie Spoons out Another $20M CIP
By News Release @ 12:40 PM :: 2249 Views :: Hawaii State Government

...$20 million for various capital improvement projects (CIP) administered by the state Department of Land and Natural Resources....

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Thursday, January 30, 2014
DLNR Invites Comment on Statewide Outdoor Recreation Plan
By News Release @ 7:36 PM :: 2589 Views :: Hawaii State Government

...informational meetings about the 2014 Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan ....

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Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Hawaii’s minority leaders push for more power for the people
By Malia Zimmerman @ 7:43 PM :: 3384 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Hawaii is the only state without any form of referendum, recall and initiative on a statewide level....

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Tuesday, January 28, 2014
VIDEO: Hawaii House, Senate Republicans Join Forces
By Video @ 10:04 PM :: 3950 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, Taxes

Senator Slom and Representative Aaron Ling Johanson and his fellow House Republicans are introducing companion legislation that includes financial relief for every taxpayer in Hawaii....

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Monday, January 27, 2014
Nominations Closing for State Water Commission
By News Release @ 11:34 PM :: 2313 Views :: Hawaii State Government

The nominating committee for the state Commission on Water Resource Management (Water Commission) is still accepting applications for one (1) position on the commission....

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Sunday, January 26, 2014
Hawaii's $9,000 million Deficit, not $850 million Surplus
By Selected News Articles @ 11:34 PM :: 3655 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics

The Governor's $850 million Surplus is imaginary, given his $9,000 million Retirement System Deficit....

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Sunday, January 26, 2014
Abercrombie: $28.3M for NELHA, DURF, FTZ, HCDA
By News Release @ 10:07 PM :: 2577 Views :: Hawaii State Government

$9,694,000 – Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii (NELHA) Frontage Road and New Intersection Connections, Hawaii Island – Construction of a 0.8-mile frontage road....

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Saturday, January 25, 2014
Auditor: State Laws Sufficient to Protect Against Diploma Mills
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 3:25 PM :: 3231 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Higher Education

House Bill No. 1200, House Draft 2, is not needed to comply with the Higher Education Act of 1965 and other flaws in the bill do not warrant its enactment....

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Thursday, January 23, 2014
Hawaii Pedestrian Plan Wins National Recognition
By News Release @ 9:44 PM :: 3066 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii State Government

...the first in the nation to have a statewide, pedestrian-only focus....

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Thursday, January 23, 2014
Minority leaders dispute governor’s claims that Hawaii is on solid financial ground
By Malia Zimmerman @ 4:23 PM :: 3128 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

"the governor is not getting high marks for performance from real people.”

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Thursday, January 23, 2014
Kelii Akina: Fiscal Responsibility with Community Focus
By Grassroot Institute @ 12:32 AM :: 2210 Views :: Hawaii State Government

...“best practices” for a healthier state economy. Listen to the entire interview....

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Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Full Text: Office of Information Management Report to Legislature
By News Release @ 5:21 PM :: 2597 Views :: Hawaii State Government

Areas Where the Transformation Effort Fell Short in 2013....

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Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Ige: $844M Surplus Direct Result of $800M Cuts in Abercrombie Spending
By News Release @ 3:19 PM :: 2218 Views :: Hawaii State Government

We must address the unfunded liabilities of public employees before we can truly begin talking about a surplus in the budget....

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Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Full Text: State of the State Address
By News Release @ 3:40 PM :: 2305 Views :: Hawaii State Government

I believe we may be able to reduce taxes in key areas....

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Sunday, January 19, 2014
Furloughs: Abercrombie Caught in Lie as He Launches First Campaign Ad
By News Release @ 3:40 PM :: 6385 Views :: Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Politicians

Sound financial management required making tough decisions and hard choices. All with NO furloughs** (this is a lie, Abercrombie continued Furloughs, renamed as DLWOP Days)....

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Sunday, January 19, 2014
Four Bills in House, Senate Democrat Package
By News Release @ 2:34 PM :: 4184 Views :: Democratic Party, Environment, Hawaii State Government

This is the first combined House-Senate Majority package since 2008....

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Friday, January 17, 2014
House Republican Caucus 2014 Legislative Package
By News Release @ 10:00 PM :: 2873 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Republican Party
“Empowering Hawaii’s People to Improve Our Quality of Life”
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Friday, January 17, 2014
State CON Laws Drive up Health Care Costs
By NCPA @ 1:53 PM :: 2520 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Health Care

Thirty-six states (including Hawaii) require that health care providers seeking to offer or expand their services obtain what are known as Certificates of Need (CON)....

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Friday, January 17, 2014
Should ERS Project 8% Rate of Return?
By NCPA @ 1:41 PM :: 2750 Views :: Energy, Hawaii State Government

Today, riskier investments appear to improve public pension funding. Current accounting rules mean that riskier investments are given higher expected rates of return....

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Friday, January 17, 2014
Audit: Repealed Special Fund Accounts Never Closed
By News Release @ 3:14 AM :: 2249 Views :: Hawaii State Government

...although some funds have been repealed or are no longer active, their appropriation accounts have not been closed and balances remain....

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Thursday, January 16, 2014
House Approves 2014 Committee Assignments
By News Release @ 3:51 PM :: 2435 Views :: Hawaii State Government

This morning, the House voted to approve HR2, which details changes to committee assignments as follows....

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Thursday, January 16, 2014
Omnibus Laden With $744M Federal Pork for Hawaii
By News Release @ 5:18 AM :: 4031 Views :: National News, Hawaii State Government

... more than $744 million directly for Hawaii projects ....

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Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Sen. Sam Slom Opening Day Comments
By Sen. Sam Slom @ 10:49 PM :: 3320 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

Many of us are glad that 2013 is behind us, because the year did not live up to expectations of change or measurable improvement and was difficult for our local families and small businesses....

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Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Speaker Souki Opening Day Remarks
By News Release @ 10:32 PM :: 2356 Views :: Hawaii State Government

My fellow members and guests, aloha and welcome to the 2014 Regular Session of the Hawaii State Legislature....

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Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Opening Day: Johanson Outlines Republican Caucus Goals
By News Release @ 3:54 PM :: 2995 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

These include citizen participation in democracy and government, a high cost of living, educational opportunities, and the health of our people....

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Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Opening Day Legislative Preview
By Selected News Articles @ 2:41 PM :: 2477 Views :: Hawaii State Government

The Hawaii state legislature opens today at 10 a.m....

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Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Budget Solvency: Hawaii Ranks 47th
By Selected News Articles @ 1:22 PM :: 4358 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics

... state budget challenges have far outlasted the Great Recession ....

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Monday, January 13, 2014
Former KITV Weatherman to Head Abercrombie Communications
By News Release @ 8:13 PM :: 2446 Views :: Hawaii State Government
Fujioka will work alongside other team members who are also stepping into new roles....
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Thursday, January 09, 2014
Abercrombie: Less Revenue--What, Me Worry?
By News Release @ 3:10 AM :: 2292 Views :: Hawaii State Government

Abercrombie today commented on the state Council on Revenues’ revised forecast....

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Thursday, January 09, 2014
Insurance Div Submits Four Reports to Legislature
By News Release @ 2:04 AM :: 2122 Views :: Hawaii State Government

Annual Report of the Insurance Division of the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs....

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Sunday, January 05, 2014
OPEB, Pre-K and a 10% Reserve: Abercrombie Says we can Have it all
By News Release @ 12:25 PM :: 2294 Views :: Hawaii State Government

...But fiscal sustainability is essential; to this we remain committed....

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Friday, January 03, 2014
Governor Releases $9.3 Million for Various CIPs Statewide
By News Release @ 11:38 AM :: 2537 Views :: Hawaii State Government

$4,742,845 – Department of Public Safety Facilities....

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Thursday, January 02, 2014
DCCA: 300 Mortgage Loan Originators Lose License
By News Release @ 8:45 PM :: 3724 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Small Business

...a list of more than 300 mortgage loan originators (MLOs) and mortgage loan originator companies (MLOCs) that failed to renew their licenses....

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Saturday, December 28, 2013
$14.3M CIP for Harbors, Highways Statewide
By News Release @ 1:37 PM :: 2600 Views :: Hawaii State Government

$3,055,000 (in addition to $10,200,000 in federal funds) – Farrington Highway Intersection Improvements at Nanakuli Avenue and Haleakala Ave....

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Saturday, December 28, 2013
House, Senate Schedule Committee Hearings on Budget
By News Release @ 12:47 AM :: 2628 Views :: Hawaii State Government
  • DATE: Monday, January 06 - 14, 2014
  • PLACE: Auditorium, State Capitol
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Tuesday, December 24, 2013
Gary Gill Appointed Temporary Health Dep’t Director
By News Release @ 6:49 PM :: 3214 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Health Care

...the Governor has until Feb. 9, 2014, to name a permanent director....

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Monday, December 23, 2013
Full Text: Hawaii State Auditor Gets Audited
By News Release @ 5:01 PM :: 2604 Views :: Hawaii State Government

...we reviewed the system of quality control of the Hawaii Office of the Auditor in effect for a three-year compliance period from 2011 to 2013....

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Monday, December 23, 2013
$3.46M CIP for Hawaii Film Studio
By News Release @ 4:43 PM :: 3221 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Tax Credits

...$3.46 million in capital improvement project (CIP) funds for the Hawaii Film Studio, including a new production and multipurpose building....

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Monday, December 23, 2013
Abercrombie Releases $74M Airport CIP
By News Release @ 4:41 PM :: 2452 Views :: Hawaii State Government

...capital improvement projects (CIPs) that further invest in Hawaii’s airports....

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Friday, December 20, 2013
Panos: Helmet Law, Jones Act Repeal Top Wish List for 2014
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 1:58 PM :: 3848 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Jones Act, Rail

My first transportation wish for 2014: Hawaii needs a motorcycle helmet law....

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Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Airports Division Signs $518M Energy Contract
By News Release @ 10:04 PM :: 3208 Views :: Energy, Hawaii State Government

...to design, manage and install energy efficiency measures that will upgrade facilities, reduce energy usage by about 49 percent and with additional operational improvements save a total of $518 million at 12 state-operated airports....

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