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Wednesday, November 06, 2019
UPDATE: Activists Sabotage Wailuku River Diversion Gates, Responsible for Fish Kill
By News Release @ 8:44 AM :: 1732 Views :: Kauai County, Maui County, Environment

...Chumbley said vandalism has occurred on Wailuku Water Co. land before, typically during “periods of high emotions and reactions"....

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Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Kauai: Welfare Checks Going 100% Electronic
By News Release @ 6:57 AM :: 442 Views :: Kauai County, Hawaii State Government

...On Tuesday, Oct. 29, WIC will launch on Kaua‘i eWIC, an electronic benefits transfer card, which is used like a debit card and replaces paper checks....

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Lehua Island Rat Eradication -- Two Years After the Mindless Hysteria
By News Release @ 6:53 PM :: 1487 Views :: Kauai County, Environment

...Learn About Hysteria and Ignorance on Kauai....

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Sunday, August 11, 2019
Soft on Crime – Because of the Money
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:00 AM :: 1141 Views :: Kauai County, Law Enforcement

...The ability to drive a car is a privilege, not a right.... 

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Thursday, July 11, 2019
Tourism Activists Find New Way to Push Agriculture out of Hawaii
By News Release @ 5:21 AM :: 1797 Views :: Kauai County, Environment, Agriculture, GMOs

...Hawai‘i’s Agribusiness Development Corporation (ADC) has violated the federal Clean Water Act by polluting ocean waters along Kauaʻi’s West Side without a permit, a federal court ruled yesterday....

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Thursday, June 06, 2019
Feds Debunk Surfrider's Fake Bacteria Counts
By News Release @ 7:04 PM :: 2713 Views :: Kauai County, Environment, Agriculture, Greenmail

...Scientists use a powerful microbial detection device to show that suggestions of sewage in Kauai’s watershed were mostly false positives....

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Friday, May 24, 2019
Let’s get smart about government spending
By Grassroot Institute @ 11:29 AM :: 2296 Views :: Hawaii County , Honolulu County, Kauai County, Maui County, Taxes

...Kauai is looking at a budget increase of 10.7%; Honolulu, 8.6%; Maui 8.1%; and Hawaii County 12.7%....

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Friday, May 17, 2019
Putting a spike into pension spiking
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 8:41 PM :: 2253 Views :: Kauai County, Hawaii State Government, Labor

...The first step is admitting you have a problem....

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Friday, May 10, 2019
Joan Conrow: From anti-GMO journalist to crop biotech advocate
By Audio @ 8:35 PM :: 1720 Views :: Kauai County, GMOs

...once she saw how anti-GMO groups operate and began investigating the science behind biotechnology, she changed her mind....

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Wednesday, May 01, 2019
Hanalei Finds Excuse: 20 More Days Without Tourists
By News Release @ 3:21 AM :: 1958 Views :: Kauai County, Tourism

... prompted by community concerns brought to HDOT by Senate President Ronald Kouchi, Representative Nadine Nakamura, and Mayor Kawakami ....

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Waimea and Hanapepe Property Owners to be Forced to Buy Flood Insurance?
By News Release @ 10:18 PM :: 1744 Views :: Kauai County

...FEMA has determined the Waimea and Hanapepe levees on Kaua‘i do not provide a high level of protection and are to be de-accredited....

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019
PIT: Homelessness Down 21% on Big Island -- Volcano Forces Homeless to Accept Shelter
By News Release @ 3:14 AM :: 2899 Views :: Hawaii County , Kauai County, Maui County, Hawaii Statistics, Homelessness

...Madame Pele shows the way to solve homelessness--APPLY MORE FORCE....

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Wednesday, March 06, 2019
Kanuikapono School: Will Teachers be Fired to Cover Up FBI Investigation?
By Video @ 8:03 PM :: 3345 Views :: Kauai County, Education K-12, Ethics, Labor, OHA

...Kanuikapono Charter School Leadership Itself Is Now Being Watched....

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019
What do the FBI, OHA, and Kauai Have in Common?
By Video @ 10:48 PM :: 3779 Views :: Kauai County, Education K-12, Ethics, OHA

...Illegal Activities? Criminal Coverups? Unsavory Characters?....

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Saturday, February 09, 2019
Lyon Bribe: DHHL Releases Suspect Contract Docs
By Andrew Walden @ 9:14 PM :: 4503 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Ethics

...Full Text: 211 pages of documentation related to the now-infamous 2010 DHHL contract with Lyon Associates....

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Wednesday, February 06, 2019
County of Kaua‘i celebrates one year of Electronic Plan Review services
By News Release @ 12:54 AM :: 1572 Views :: Kauai County, Development

...“I commend the Building Division and its staff for implementing this system, which creates added efficiency of the plan review process and reduces costs and waste associated with building permits and development approvals,” said Mayor Derek S. K. Kawakami....

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Thursday, January 31, 2019
Kauai Dairy Quits: "No Regulatory Path Forward"
By News Release @ 8:57 PM :: 2453 Views :: Kauai County, Environment, Agriculture

"...we were unable to find a clear regulatory path forward for this innovative and sustainable model of dairy farming...."

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Friday, January 25, 2019
Auction: Omidyar Dairy Liquidating?
By Andrew Walden @ 9:46 PM :: 2536 Views :: Kauai County, Agriculture, Tourism

...In addition to spawning anti-dairy activism, Omidyar’s Kauai dairy proposal created a political and perhaps legal precedent requiring previously exempt farmers to obtain an environmental impact statement before commencing operations....

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Thursday, January 24, 2019
OHA: Authorities Should Take Atooi Threats Seriously
By News Release @ 5:09 PM :: 3197 Views :: Kauai County, Greenmail, Law Enforcement, OHA

"...OHA continues to work with various law enforcement entities...."

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Saturday, January 19, 2019
Video: Marshal Resigns After Fake Atooi King Teams up With Developer to Chase Protesters Off Land
By Video @ 4:49 PM :: 4585 Views :: Kauai County, Development, Greenmail, Law Enforcement, OHA

... 'King of Atooi' Dayne Gonsalves and his 'marshals' team up with developer to intimidate Coco Palms protesters ....

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Thursday, January 17, 2019
Police Impersonators Attack OHA Offices, Most Escape Scot-free
By Andrew Walden @ 11:09 PM :: 4373 Views :: Kauai County, OHA, Police

...Waving fake police badges, recidivist criminal police impersonators claiming to be ‘Federal Marshals’ from Kauai today assaulted employees at the State of Hawaii Office of Hawaiian Affairs.  Police let most of the group leave....

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Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Ethics: DLNR Manager Steals Equipment, Funnels Money to Contractor
By News Release @ 4:33 PM :: 4051 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Ethics, Hawaii State Government

...Aaron Hoff also pops up in the recent eviction of a gym from DHHL land in Anahola....

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Wednesday, October 24, 2018
OHA Candidate Evicts Kauai Anti-Drug Program
By Video @ 8:52 PM :: 4509 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Ethics, OHA, Politicians, Drugs

…Why You Should Not Vote Bill Aila for OHA….

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Thursday, September 27, 2018
Kauai We Have a Problem
By Video @ 3:56 PM :: 2094 Views :: Kauai County, Tourism

...overtourism....

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Sunday, September 02, 2018
Kauai Cash Grab: Long wait for Homeowners Property Tax Exemption
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:00 AM :: 2589 Views :: Kauai County, Ethics, Taxes

...How long do you think it takes between buying a home on Kauai and having the “home exemption” effective for real property tax there?....

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Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Hanalei: New Flooding Sets back Kuhio Hwy Repairs
By News Release @ 11:00 PM :: 6448 Views :: Kauai County, Hawaii State Government

...Flooding August 27 and 28 inundated Kuhio Highway at Hanalei Bridge and between the Waikoko and Wainiha checkpoints....

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Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Kauai: Illegal Alien Felon Gets 30 Months, Another Deportation
By News Release @ 3:44 PM :: 2873 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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Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Lehua Island: No New Rat Attacks Since 2017
By News Release @ 12:52 AM :: 2099 Views :: Kauai County, Environment

...Lehua Island supports tens of thousands of seabirds of which a significant percentage of eggs, chicks, and adults were preyed upon by rats annually....

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Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Seeking Applicants for Independent Grand Jury Counsel – Fifth Circuit (Kauai)
By News Release @ 2:38 PM :: 2100 Views :: Kauai County, Judiciary

...If you are interested in being considered for a one-year appointment, please submit a resume by November 02, 2018....

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Friday, July 27, 2018
Kauai Inequality More Than Double The Rest of Hawaii
By News Release @ 12:27 AM :: 2515 Views :: Kauai County, Hawaii Statistics

...Kauai County is the most unequal county in Hawaii....

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Tuesday, July 10, 2018
KIUC Paying $3.2 Million to Co-op Members
By News Release @ 8:28 PM :: 2095 Views :: Kauai County, Energy

...“We had excellent financial results in 2017, which allows us to exercise one of the fundamental benefits of being a not-for-profit cooperative that is owned by the members it serves,” stated Allan Smith, Chairman of the KIUC Board of Directors....

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Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Popular science news website promotes pesticide conspiracy theory
By Selected News Articles @ 1:40 AM :: 2609 Views :: Kauai County, GMOs

...Was the "secret cocktail" being sprayed from black helicopters?....

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Thursday, June 28, 2018
Trump OKs federal aid for Oahu and Kauai victims of April floods
By News Release @ 9:42 AM :: 2053 Views :: Honolulu County, Kauai County

...Gov. Ige submitted the request for reconsideration on June 13. It was based on the identification of additional damages resulting from the disaster....

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Saturday, June 16, 2018
​OHA to host flood relief outreach events on Kauai
By News Release @ 4:18 AM :: 2259 Views :: Kauai County, OHA

...OHA is collaborating with Catholic Charities Hawaiʻi to distribute $200,000...in addition, OHA has allocated $50,000 to assist kalo farmers affected by the flooding and is also offering disaster relief loans....  

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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 :: 3275 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
Expedited Building Permits for Hanalei Flood Victims
By News Release @ 1:29 PM :: 2513 Views :: Kauai County, Development

...Mayor Carvalho to sign emergency permitting bill into law Tuesday--Planning Department to open field offices for expedited permitting the same day....

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Kauai, Oahu Floods: Ige Asks FEMA to Reconsider Individual Assistance
By News Release @ 8:56 PM :: 1947 Views :: Honolulu County, Kauai County, Hawaii State Government

...Of the 187 homes destroyed or severely damaged, 109 were owner-occupied....

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Friday, May 25, 2018
Kauai Fifth Circuit Seeking Per Diem District/Family Court Judge
By News Release @ 8:57 PM :: 2557 Views :: Kauai County, Judiciary

...The Fifth Circuit Court (Kauai) is seeking candidates for a Per Diem District/Family Court Judge....

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Friday, May 25, 2018
$100M –Flood of Money Inundates Kauai
By News Release @ 4:03 PM :: 1843 Views :: Kauai County

...The County of Kauaʻi submitted a list of 90 projects with cost estimates totaling $31,215,183 million....

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Thursday, May 24, 2018
Hotel Occupancy Increases on Kauai Despite Flooding
By News Release @ 3:08 AM :: 3302 Views :: Kauai County, Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

...All Counties and All Classes of Hawai‘i Hotel Properties Reported Solid RevPAR and ADR Increases in April....

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Thursday, May 03, 2018
Ige Requests Disaster Declaration for Kauai, Oahu
By News Release @ 2:28 AM :: 2669 Views :: Honolulu County, Kauai County, Hawaii State Government

...the floods caused more than $19.7 million in damage....

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Sunday, April 29, 2018
For OHA Insider Cash Bonanza Comes with Poi Mill
By Andrew Walden @ 9:46 PM :: 3670 Views :: Kauai County, Ethics, OHA

... Kauai poi farmers are appealing to the Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) for financial aid.  Are cash payouts reserved for insiders? ....

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Saturday, April 28, 2018
Hawaii Electric Utilities Get Prize for Giving Money to Elon Musk
By News Release @ 4:32 PM :: 2760 Views :: Kauai County, Energy

...Largely due to the Tesla solar-plus-storage facility that opened in March 2017, KIUC added 415.3 watts of storage per customer in 2017, more than eight times as much storage as second place honoree Tucson Electric Power....

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Thursday, April 19, 2018
Legislators Vote $125M for Kauai, Oahu Flooding Relief
By News Release @ 6:20 PM :: 3298 Views :: Kauai County, Military

...The funds will be allotted to the State Department of Defense for disaster relief this fiscal year for the repairs and will lapse at the end of the next fiscal year....

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Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Kauai Flooding: Dozens Evacuated from Hanalei by Helicopter
By News Release @ 2:22 AM :: 2836 Views :: Kauai County, Military

...Hawai‘i National Guard has deployed two UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters, two CH-47 Chinooks, eight Zodiacs and more than 45 soldiers and airmen to support rescue efforts....

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Thursday, April 12, 2018
Kauai County Sues Opioid Manufacturers
By News Release @ 4:17 AM :: 3382 Views :: Kauai County, Health Care, Drugs

...litigation against manufacturers, marketers, and distributors of opioid pain medications who have irresponsibly spread this terrible epidemic....

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Thursday, April 05, 2018
Hunt for Few Remaining Rats on Lehua Island
By News Release @ 3:42 PM :: 2361 Views :: Kauai County, Environment

...the Project Partners have recruited rat-detection dogs to join the team....

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Thursday, March 22, 2018
SPLC: Legendary resort the site of battle between sovereign citizen, developers and the State of Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 5:52 PM :: 4451 Views :: Kauai County, Greenmail, Land Use

...activists resort to sovereign citizen tactics in a desperate effort to prevail....

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Thursday, March 22, 2018
Kauai: DLNR Clears Activists from State Land Near Coco Palms
By News Release @ 12:52 AM :: 3832 Views :: Kauai County, Greenmail, Homelessness

...The squatters were allowed to pack up personal possessions and valuables. What remained, including tents and other camping gear, was collected and loaded into trucks....

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Friday, March 16, 2018
SB648 Amended to Increase Sister Islands TAT Share
By News Release @ 1:29 PM :: 5176 Views :: Hawaii County , Honolulu County, Kauai County, Maui County, Taxes, Tourism

... The TAT amount for the City & County of Honolulu is unchanged ....

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