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Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Bishop Street Lawyer Foolishly Leaves Hawaii, Gets Busted
By News Release @ 6:42 PM :: 1012 Views :: Ethics, Law Enforcement

...On October 16, 2018, a federal grand jury in Portland charged retired attorney Bruce L. Lamon, of Hillsboro, Oregon, with evading $744,000 in personal income taxes....

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018
States Most Vulnerable to Identity Theft & Fraud--Hawaii 51st
By Selected News Articles @ 12:50 PM :: 668 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement

...Their data set ranges from identity-theft complaints per capita to average loss amount due to fraud....

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Tuesday, September 25, 2018
DoH Report on Underage Transsexuals Makes no Mention of the Child Molesters who Victimize Them
By Andrew Walden @ 9:47 PM :: 1023 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Law Enforcement

...The term “hate crime” comes up six times in the report but the phrase “child molestation” never appears....

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Tuesday, September 25, 2018
DoH Receives $8M Federal Grant to Fight Opioid Abuse
By News Release @ 8:09 PM :: 496 Views :: Health Care, Law Enforcement, Drugs

...Americans initiating heroin use dropped by around half from 2016 to 2017. The number of Americans misusing opioids also dropped for the second year in a row, and the number receiving specialty treatment for heroin use increased....

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Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Muslim Soldier Wanted to go "To Downtown Honolulu and Waikiki strip and start shooting"
By News Release @ 10:32 PM :: 3618 Views :: Law Enforcement, Military, Religion

...On July 8, 2017, Kang swore an oath of loyalty, known as “bayat,” to ISIS and its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, in a ceremony conducted by the purported ISIS sheikh....

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Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Animal Quarantine Station Picked as Site for New Prison
By News Release @ 1:20 AM :: 743 Views :: Law Enforcement

...“The existing jail at Dillingham and Puʻuhale is severely overcrowded and in disrepair. Building a new correctional facility is one of my top priorities."....

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Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Manhunt: Gabbard Cult Associate Arrested for Stealing Police Car, Leading Wild Chase Across Island
By Andrew Walden @ 5:13 PM :: 3519 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Law Enforcement, Religion

...after allegedly stealing a police vehicle in Kaimuki, smashing into a bread truck, leading officers on a cross-island chase, getting shot in the shoulder, and running into the jungle near Waiahole, Jaya Keahonui Titcomb has been arrested by Honolulu police.... 

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Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Kauai: Illegal Alien Felon Gets 30 Months, Another Deportation
By News Release @ 3:44 PM :: 1546 Views :: Kauai County, Law Enforcement

...at that time of his arrest in 2017, Salas-Cruz illegally possessed three firearms, including a 12 gauge shotgun and two pistols, and numerous rounds of ammunition....

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Thursday, August 09, 2018
Hawaii: First State to Pass CEDAW in All Counties
By News Release @ 4:38 PM :: 842 Views :: Family, Law Enforcement

...the first state in the nation to pass Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) legislation in every county....

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Sunday, August 05, 2018
American Samoa Citizenship Question Not So Simple
By Andrew Walden @ 7:30 PM :: 1673 Views :: National News, Law Enforcement, Office of Elections, Republican Party

...people who might be accused of knowingly promulgating the candidacy of a non-citizen or voting by a non-citizen should very carefully consider the ramifications of the following federal laws....

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Wednesday, August 01, 2018
VIDEO: 'Confused' Mazie Hirono Schooled on ICE
By Video @ 2:52 PM :: 2275 Views :: Family, Congressional Delegation, Law Enforcement

...Mazie Hirono receives a quick lesson on U.S. immigration law from ICE official Matthew Albence during a hearing on Capitol Hill....

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Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Indictment: 24 New Jersey Residents Allegedly Defraud Hawaii DoTax
By News Release @ 3:24 AM :: 2788 Views :: Law Enforcement, Tax Credits, Taxes

...The defendants, led by a tax preparer and her husband, allegedly attempted to steal over $400,000....

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Got a Fake Service Animal? Hawaii Civil Rights Commission Lawyers Can Help
By News Release @ 9:51 PM :: 1649 Views :: Health Care, Law Enforcement

"...under both state and federal fair housing laws, a person with a disability has the right to request ... use of an assistance animal that works, assists, provides emotional support...."

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Another Hawaii Hi-Tech Scam Busted
By News Release @ 1:50 PM :: 1034 Views :: Maui County, Law Enforcement

...Also named in the lawsuit is Maui-based artist and sculptor Spar Street, who the SEC says received investor money as commissions for indentifying and recruiting new investors....

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Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Ige Vetoes Eight -- Allows Law Enforcement Standards Board to Become Law
By News Release @ 8:45 PM :: 1494 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Law Enforcement, Police, Taxes

...Gov. David Ige has notified legislative leaders and key lawmakers that he is vetoing eight out of 11 bills on his Intent to Veto list....

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Friday, July 06, 2018
Strictest And Most Lenient States on Speeding and Reckless Driving
By Selected News Articles @ 1:16 AM :: 1030 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement

... Hawaii Ranks 24th ....

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Friday, June 29, 2018
Caldwell: Outlaw Homeless Blocking Public Facilities While Refusing Shelter Space
By News Release @ 1:22 AM :: 1368 Views :: Honolulu County, Homelessness, Law Enforcement

...The “public lodging bill” would make it illegal to lodge on a public sidewalk or other public areas if shelter facilities are available....

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Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Travel Ban Upheld 5-4
By Selected News Articles @ 3:15 PM :: 1143 Views :: National News, Law Enforcement

..."This ruling is also a moment of profound vindication following months of hysterical commentary from the media and Democratic politicians who refuse to do what it takes to secure our border and our country."....

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Saturday, June 16, 2018
Kauai Man Sentenced To 25 Years In Prison For Manufacturing Child Pornography
By News Release @ 12:55 AM :: 1410 Views :: Kauai County, Law Enforcement, Religion

...Each charge involved a different boy and carries a mandatory minimum penalty of 15 years....

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Friday, June 15, 2018
Audit: State Asset Forfeiture Program -- 30 Years Without Rules
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 1:06 AM :: 1354 Views :: Judiciary, Law Enforcement, Drugs

...after nearly 30 years since the program’s inception, the department has not yet adopted administrative rules describing procedures and practice requirements for asset forfeiture....

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Thursday, June 14, 2018
Hawaii Supreme Court Limits Jurisdiction of Civil Rights Commission
By News Release @ 11:18 PM :: 1579 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics, Judiciary, Law Enforcement

...The HTA decision drastically restricted and reduced the number of state and state-funded programs that are covered under § 368-1.5, as there are very few such programs or agencies that do not receive any federal funding....

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Tuesday, June 05, 2018
Ige Volcano Proclamation: 'Make State Lands Available for Housing'
By News Release @ 10:21 PM :: 2601 Views :: Hawaii County , Land Use, Law Enforcement

...“I, David Y Ige … hereby authorize and invoke … Section 171-85, et. seq., Hawaii Revised Statutes, disposition to victims of natural disaster….”

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Saturday, May 19, 2018
Ethics: Why did UPW Prison Guard Get $7000 from Inmate?
By News Release @ 8:32 PM :: 1650 Views :: Ethics, Law Enforcement

...Nothing in this report explains why these ACOs were getting this money from the Inmate. What are they getting away with?....

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Ige Unveils Security Features Designed to Make it Harder for HGEA Members to Have Sex With Mental Patients or Let Them Escape
By News Release @ 8:05 PM :: 1673 Views :: Health Care, Labor, Law Enforcement

...patients and staff expected to occupy the new building in 2021....

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Thursday, May 10, 2018
Hawaii Judiciary Celebrates National Drug Court Month
By News Release @ 3:51 AM :: 1207 Views :: Law Enforcement, Drugs

...Since the implementation of Hawaii’s first Drug Court in 1996, more than 2,000 people have graduated and found success in improving their lives....

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Saturday, May 05, 2018
Hawaii: Over 1,500 Rape Kits Tested
By News Release @ 11:30 AM :: 946 Views :: Law Enforcement

...submission of the 1,513 previously untested sexual assault kits to accredited, approved forensic laboratories for DNA testing....

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Thursday, May 03, 2018
Secretive Commissions Determine Who Violates Anti-Discrimination Laws
By Heritage Foundation @ 5:54 PM :: 2089 Views :: Ethics, First Amendment, Judiciary, Law Enforcement

...during oral arguments at the Supreme Court on Dec. 5, 2017, Justices Anthony Kennedy, Stephen Breyer, and Sonia Sotomayor questioned the commission’s hostility....

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Wednesday, May 02, 2018
Hawaii #2 for Distracted Drivers
By Selected News Articles @ 6:21 PM :: 1178 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement

...Hawaii cars emanate 7.9 text messages per hour during evening peak rush....

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Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Supremes Lean Toward Trump In Travel Ban Hearing
By Selected News Articles @ 3:26 PM :: 1238 Views :: National News, Law Enforcement

...Justice Anthony Kennedy, who likely holds the deciding vote, appeared to agree, noting the order at issue was more detailed than similar proclamations issued by former Presidents Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan. He elsewhere rejected hypotheticals proffered by Kagan and Justice Sonia Sotomayor, noting other legal avenues exist to address the abuses envisioned in their scenarios....

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Waihee, Media Agree: Mehau was the Good-father
By Video @ 7:00 PM :: 4108 Views :: Ethics, Law Enforcement, Police, Politicians

... meet the people who covered for the Godfather ....

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Sunday, April 22, 2018
Still Lying About Peter Boy: Blame Homeschooling For CWS Failures
By Andrew Walden @ 11:46 PM :: 2525 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics, Family, Law Enforcement

... a sibling says Peter Boy wasn’t home-schooled, he just didn’t go to school ....

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018
LEAD: Police to Refer Homeless Offenders to Treatment
By News Release @ 9:30 PM :: 2129 Views :: Health Care, Homelessness, Law Enforcement

...The pilot is funded by the Hawai‘i Department of Health — Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division and involves a partnership between more than 30 community organizations....

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Monday, April 16, 2018
Attorney General Suzuki Names Deputy, Assistant
By News Release @ 4:21 PM :: 1366 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Law Enforcement

...Dana O. Viola as the First Deputy Attorney General and James W. Walther as the Special Assistant to the Attorney General....

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Thursday, March 29, 2018
Senate Confirms Russell Suzuki Attorney General
By News Release @ 9:19 PM :: 1602 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Law Enforcement

Suzuki has been serving as the acting chief legal and law enforcement officer for the state since February 2 when Attorney General Doug Chin resigned to become Lieutenant Governor....

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Friday, March 23, 2018
Iranian Government Hacked Hawaii State Computer System
By News Release @ 10:08 AM :: 2326 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Law Enforcement, Military

...hackers got access to Hawaii state computers using a technique called "password spraying"....

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Thursday, March 15, 2018
Lawsuit: UPW Prison Guards 'Take Down' Pregnant Prisoner
By Robert Thomas @ 2:54 PM :: 1727 Views :: Law Enforcement, Life

...The State appealed to the Intermediate Court of Appeals, arguing that Hawaii's wrongful death statute limits recovery for "the death of a person," and that the fetus did not qualify....

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Thursday, March 15, 2018
Ige Appoints Russell Suzuki Attorney General
By News Release @ 3:43 AM :: 1552 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Law Enforcement

...Suzuki has been acting as the chief legal and law enforcement officer for the state since February 2 when then Attorney General Doug Chin resigned to become Lieutenant Governor....

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Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Why We Need the FBI to Investigate OHA
By Video @ 5:26 PM :: 2072 Views :: Ethics, Law Enforcement, OHA

...OHA is an ongoing criminal enterprise like the Mafia....

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Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Attorney General Sessions Announces New Actions To Improve School Safety And Better Enforce Existing Gun Laws
By News Release @ 3:31 AM :: 2421 Views :: Education K-12, Health Care, Law Enforcement, Second Amendment

“...We are increasing the number of school resource officers, improving background checks and more aggressively prosecuting those who illegally attempt to purchase a firearm, and reviewing and enhancing the way our law enforcement agencies respond to tips from the public...." 

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Monday, February 19, 2018
SB270: Chin Pushing Gay Conversion Ban
By News Release @ 4:03 PM :: 2547 Views :: Family, Health Care, Law Enforcement

...once a child molester turns your son gay, it will be illegal to obtain counseling which might lead to the molester/s being identified....

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Saturday, February 17, 2018
Manufacturer Questions Report of Kauai Drone-Helicopter Collision
By News Release @ 12:26 PM :: 2354 Views :: Kauai County, Law Enforcement, Tourism

...In other cases, incidents first reported as drone collisions turned out to involve a bat, an internal malfunction and a plastic bag....

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Friday, February 16, 2018
Trump Nominates Kenji Price US Attorney for Hawaii
By News Release @ 5:04 PM :: 1843 Views :: Judiciary, Law Enforcement

...Mr. Price is currently the interim U.S. Attorney for the District of Hawaiʻi....

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018
​Hawaii bail system victimizes taxpayers, too
By Grassroot Institute @ 9:38 PM :: 1791 Views :: Judiciary, Law Enforcement

...government inefficiency is resulting in excessively high costs to Hawaii taxpayers....

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Monday, February 12, 2018
SB2323: Senators Caught Lying About Peter Boy Case
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 3:41 PM :: 4735 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Law Enforcement

...In little Peter's case, he was not of compulsory age, and therefore not homeschooled.  The other case referred to in the bill, the girl who died in 2017 on the Big Island, was already under CPS before her mother took her out to be homeschooled.... 

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Sunday, February 11, 2018
Former Armed Robber Running for Maui Mayor
By Andrew Walden @ 7:05 PM :: 10453 Views :: Maui County, Ethics, Law Enforcement, Drugs

...Elle Cochran attempted to wrestle the gun away from the security guard before she could be subdued....

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Wednesday, February 07, 2018
Honolulu GOP Against Sanctuary State Bill
By Brett Kulbis @ 1:42 AM :: 2115 Views :: Law Enforcement, Republican Party

...The function of law enforcement is to enforce the duly enacted laws of our state and our nation. SB-2290 violates this function....

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Friday, February 02, 2018
American Samoa ID to be Rejected at Airports Starting Feb 5
By News Release @ 5:39 PM :: 2445 Views :: National News, Law Enforcement, Tourism

...American Samoa is not in compliance with the REAL ID Act and Federal agencies will not accept driver's licenses and identification cards from American Samoa as of February 5, 2018....

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Wednesday, January 31, 2018
ACLU: Financially Successful Criminals Can Make Bail
By News Release @ 4:48 PM :: 1819 Views :: Judiciary, Justice Reinvestment, Law Enforcement

...ACLU wants lots of unconvicted criminals back out on the streets....

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Friday, January 19, 2018
Supreme Court to hear Hawaii v Trump in April
By Selected News Articles @ 5:59 PM :: 1759 Views :: Law Enforcement, Politicians

...A decision is expected in June....

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Tuesday, January 09, 2018
Traffic & Pedestrian Fatalities Down for 2017
By News Release @ 2:32 AM :: 2078 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement

...pedestrian fatalities dropped in every county and overall were reduced from 32 in 2016 to 14 in 2017....

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