Sunday, March 29, 2020
Hawai'i Daily News Read

Saturday, March 28, 2020
March 28, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Hawaii Public Employees May Lose Out On Pay Raises Due To Virus
  2. Kauai County Property Values & Property Tax Revenues to Drop 20%
  3. 50% of Businesses have Closed or Reduced Hours
  4. Councilmember: Crisis is an Opportunity to Make Maui into Socialist Utopia
  5. Now is not the time for political opportunity
  6. 10-Day delay in coronavirus test results
  7. Quarantine Protocols Will Soon Extend To Interisland Travel—Medical Screenings for Arriving Passengers?
  8. Waikiki bartender with coronavirus on life support in Kaiser Moanalua hospital
  9. Hawaii health director says some physicians ‘closing up their practices’
  10. Decrease in flights is packing a punch for state exporters
  11. Homeless COVID Testing Center to Open in Iwilei
  12. Virus clouds prospects for Hawaii’s mental health reforms
  13. Hawaii issues RFQ for P3 partner to redevelop Aloha Stadium
  14. Should Trees Be Planted to Remove Carbon from the Atmosphere or be Burned to Produce Renewable Electricity?
  15. Interior Official Pushing To Renew COFA Treaties This Year Despite Obstacles

Friday, March 27, 2020
March 27, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. CoronaVirus: The Lockdown is Worse than the Disease
  2. Honolulu, HART Budgets Face Financial Reckoning—Property Tax Hike Coming?
  3. Quarantine Loopholes: 14 Days with Elderly and Pregnant People in your Home
  4. Instant COVID Tests at S Korea Airport
  5. Only 3 Cases—But Police Checkpoints on Kauai
  6. We’ve Completely Eliminated Tourism: ‘The Process is Going Very Well’
  7. Green: COVID Hospital Surge Not Here Yet—Maybe Mid April
  8. 83K New Unemployment claims, processing for new unemployment checks could take a month
  9. Hawaii unemployment fund will burn thru $600M in a few months
  10. Hawaii County’s mayor draws heat for seeking ‘exemptions’ to stay-at-home order
  11. Hawaii military deployments upended by coronavirus
  12. Homeless coronavirus quarantine site in Iwilei expected to open next week
  13. 2 arrested, 70 cited for violating stay-at-home orders, Honolulu police say
  14. Advocates fear for domestic violence victims who must shelter in place following double homicide in Ewa Beach
  15. $2T Stimulus Solves Sunscreen Hysteria Problem

Thursday, March 26, 2020
March 26, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Don’t Use Virus as Excuse -- Government must be open to scrutiny
  2. Secret Budget Meetings Legal Under Virus:  Major Cuts Planned as Tax Revenues Plummet
  3. Petty Politics is the Priority: Ige, Green Smooth Over Differences On COVID-19 Response
  4. Mandatory quarantine for all arrivals start Thursday  4,131 mostly locals Arrive Tuesday –40 Hotels Shut Down
  5. More than 60,000 have filed for unemployment in Hawaii so far this month—Unemployment hits 10%
  6. What's the coronavirus risk to Hawaii hotel and restaurant workers? Start at $8.7M a day.
  7. Honolulu tied for fewest construction cranes on Rider Levett Bucknall Q1 index
  8. Hawaii officials announce list of efforts to ease coronavirus-related pains
  9. Hawaiian Air confirms a few of their employees have tested positive for COVID-19
  10. Hawaii island police make 1st known arrest in connection with Gov. David Ige’s stay-at-home order
  11. Virus Becomes Latest Excuse to Let lots and lots of criminals out onto the streets
  12. Virus Becomes Latest Excuse to Keep the Homeless on the streets
  13. Moron Attacks Tourists in Waikiki
  14. American Samoa's coronavirus conundrum: No way to test after Hawaii Refuses
  15. O'ahu mom reaches day nine awaiting daughters COVID-19 results
  16. Pocket Change: Hawaii spending $13 million for health care protective equipment
  17. Donations down 35%, Blood Bank of Hawaii needs more donors
  18. Teachers union files lawsuit against state over work mandate despite school closures
  19. Parents And Guardians Look For Education Options For Their Keiki As Schools Switch To Distance Learning
  20. Developer Quits Gill Family Windfarm Deal
  21. Virus Scares Protesters off Mauna Kea
  22. The Thirty Meter Telescope: How a volcano in Hawaii became a battleground for astronomy
  23. NOAA tsunami website faltered Tuesday while Hawaii faced a potential threat

Wednesday, March 25, 2020
March 25, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Hawaii Doctors Battle State Health Department Over COVID-19 Testing
  2. MDs Prescribing Corona Treatments
  3. Nearly 20,000 unemployment claims filed in a single day
  4. Hawaii Unemployment System Housed on 30-Year Old Computer
  5. COVID Solution: Will Supreme Court Order lots and lots of Criminals out onto the Streets?
  6. Homeless Suddenly Willing to Accept Shelter After Bathrooms Close in Parks, Restaurants
  7. Kim administration studying stay-at-home order for possible exemptions
  8. Panic Monger Hooser: Stay Calm over COVID, ‘This too shall pass’
  9. Hawaii health officials retract report of death attributed to coronavirus
  10. Emergency Medical Services makes public call: Don’t use 911 if you think you have COVID-19
  11. City Makes Parking Available in front of Take-out Restaurants
  12. Kahuku? PUC to Discuss Windfarm Setbacks Today

Tuesday, March 24, 2020
March 24, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Insider Benefits: Senate President arranges testing for Asymptomatic Senators
  2. 3,300 Tested for Corona So Far—77 Positive
  3. Guam: 29 Cases, 1 Death
  4. 9,000 unemployment claims filed over Weekend
  5. Bus Ridership Drops Sharply
  6. Good time to build TMT    
  7. EMS inundated with non-emergency calls
  8. Caldwell Refuses to Spend More to Reduce Homelessness
  9. Homeless will be Left to Rot in the Streets
  10. Hawaii public school cafeteria workers begin free meal service
  11. Time For Neighborhood Boards To Become Community Councils
  12. Cruise ship passengers bused to flights out of Honolulu
  13. 100 Years Ago Spanish Flu Killed 2,300 in Hawaii

Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Letters to the Editor March, 2020
Letters to the Editor
  • Impeach Harry Kim

Monday, March 23, 2020
March 23, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. ‘Weak Case’ – but Telescope Opponents Appeal Project Bond Ruling Anyway
  2. Actor Daniel Dae Kim says Trump’s malaria drug was ‘secret weapon’ in 4-day coronavirus recovery
  3. Kamehameha Schools to start rent-deferral program for retail tenants
  4. COVID Solution Release Criminals Back on to Streets
  5. Election Office Needs to Verify Your Signature

Sunday, March 22, 2020
March 22, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Ige’s move will shut the flow of visitors to the islands
  2. Surprise: Passengers from cruise ship to disembark in Honolulu and go home (sudden mechanical issue)
  3. Maui Medical professionals Predict 1,000 to 3,000 Hawaii COVID Cases in Next 10 Days   
  4. More than 400 tested in drive-thru coronavirus testing site in Kakaako
  5. Key to Recovery: Approve Campaign Contributors’ Development Projects
  6. The reality is that we need tourism here for the long-term
  7. Covid-19 Layoffs at Midweek
  8. N Shore Anti-Tourist Hysteria
  9. Anti-Pesticide Hystericals switch -- Protest Tourists Instead
  10. MPD preps for COVID-19 impact on staff as one officer quarantined
  11. Hawaiian Airlines flight attendant 2 DoD Employees tests positive for COVID-19
  12. COVID-19 and the “right to travel”
  13. This has all Happened Before

Saturday, March 21, 2020
March 21, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Reality Check: COVID Imported to Hawaii by 41 locals--Only 7 Tourist Cases
  2. Telescope Protesters Now Protest Against Tourists
  3. Greenmail Activists Blockade Beach Access Road
  4. Thousands laid off as eateries shut off dine-in options or close their doors
  5. Feeel Good Politics: Cruise Ship Passengers Refused Entry into Honolulu as 1,000s arrive by Air Daily
  6. Free Corona Testing for Tourism Industry Workers Offered Today
  7. Gun Sales Soar: “What if someone gets desperate and tries to steal supplies from our home?” 
  8. COVID Criminals: 8 Looters Arrested in Hilo
  9. Council: Big Island mayor’s lack of action over coronavirus putting lives at risk
  10. Kona hospital reports 2 presumptive positive coronavirus patients
  11. Kauai: Mayor On Curfew — ‘I’m Willing To Be Criticized For Overreacting’
  12. A case of recovery: An Oahu man, 70, gets CDC clearance after contracting COIVD-19

Friday, March 20, 2020
March 20, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Legislators: After Corona, ‘High Money Bills’ Unlikely to be Approved
  2. Sen Lorraine Inouye in Isolation Awaiting COVID Test Results
  3. 2,000 People Tested for Corona Virus in Hawaii as Private Labs Step in
  4. “We have never, ever experienced this level of unemployment claims coming in”
  5. Victorino’s coronavirus act takes effect today, calls for maximum $5,000 fine, jail
  6. The need for blood donations remains high during coronavirus pandemic  
  7. Soft on Crime: Sex Offender Gets Multiple 2nd Chances—Caught in Sting

Thursday, March 19, 2020
March 19, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Josh Green: The AIRPORTS DIVISION Will Save us from COVID (LOL!)
  2. Tourists: “We think Hawaii is the best place to ride out a worldwide scare”
  3. Hawaii Corona Count Now 26 as Private Lab Testing Kicks in
  4. 4,500 Unemployment Claims Filed in Just Two Days—Then system crashes 
  5. Homeless ‘Frequent Flyers’ Clog our Hospitals during Pandemic—But Opportunity to FORCE them into shelter ignored
  6. Governors Race 2022: Lt. Gov. Josh Green calls for suspension of non-essential travel to Hawaii and quarantine for arrivals
  7. Governors Race 2022: Caldwell Closes More Stuff—Threatens Jail for Violators
  8. Hawaii County Government Continues Business as Usual
  9. Hanalei: 150 Cram into Shelter During Flood
  10. Coronavirus forces Hawaii colleges to (slowly) capitulate on millions in student refunds
  11. Passengers of 2 cruise ships expected in Honolulu won’t be allowed to disembark
  12. Honolulu rent increases for single-family homes lowest in the nation

Wednesday, March 18, 2020
March 18, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Will Corona Virus Kill Hawaii’s health care system?
  2. Surge of patients could cripple isle hospitals
  3. Hawaii Co Council Meetings Will Continue, Public Excluded, Press May be Excluded, Written Testimony Will be Posted When we get Around to it
  4. Navatek Spoons out $700K in Campaign Contributions—Only Makes News When they Give to a Republican
  5. Major Honolulu mayoral campaigns halt or slow down
  6. Potentially coronavirus-infected homeless being turned back out onto streets without medical evaluation
  7. Soft on Crime: Corona Virus Solution is to Let Lots and Lots of Criminals Back out onto Street
  8. NC Corona Patient Came Home from Hawaii Sick
  9. Tourism shocks could cost tens of thousands of jobs
  10. Local construction industry may bear out in COVID-19 fallout
  11. Another Side To The HPU Saga

Tuesday, March 17, 2020
March 17, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Insiders Urged to Exploit Legislative Shutdown for Backroom Deals
  2. Opportunity Knocks: Ige Suspends Sunshine Law
  3. Telescope:  $1B Cost of Refusal to Enforce Law? 
  4. Bad time for new stormwater fees
  5. Tourism reels as containment prompts 50% declines
  6. Unemployment claims double, state says
  7. First Case of Local Transmission—Kualoa Ranch Tour Guide
  8. Healthcare worker tests positive for COVID-19 after Mainland Trip
  9. Maui doctors call for free regional testing center
  10. Corona-Free Cruise Ship Stuck In Limbo; Looking For Port in Hawaii
  11. Katherine and Louis Kealoha sentencing postponed over coronavirus concerns
  12. Wind Farms Will Gobble up More Oahu Land
  13. Schatz, Matson Back Kahele For Free Ride to Congress
  14. Hawaii Democrats Still Figuring Out What To Do About The Primary
  15. Coronavirus Is The New Excuse For Universal Basic Income
  16. Condo ‘Disaster’: Waikiki Maintenance Fees Hit $1,800

Monday, March 16, 2020
March 16, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. SB2038: COVID-19 Becomes Excuse to Abolish Sunshine Law 
  2. Hawaii Gun Violence Commission Would Leave The Public In The Dark
  3. HB2543: Will KSBE Get the Money?
  4. Bill to boost teacher pay moves over to House—BoE Property Tax Bill Dead
  5. Sorry Kirk, COVID-19 won’t delay rail’s scheduled opening this year, says the head of HART
  6. Heiress said her estate won’t go to Hawaiians
  7. FAA Has Long Resisted Safety Board Calls For Tougher Air Tour Oversight
  8. COVID-19:  How One Case Got to Maui 
  9. Hawaii test drives COVID-19 drive-thru screening program in Kaneohe

Sunday, March 15, 2020
March 15, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. How to navigate ‘coronavirus recession’ in Hawaii
  2. Corona Virus becomes Excuse for the Tax n Spend Make-Work Projects Proposed to the Legislature Before Corona
  3. Caldwell Pushes his Sue Big Oil Litigation Scam
  4. 5th & 6th & 7th COVID-19 cases announced in Hawaii--no local transmission
  5. Unsanitary Homeless Shelter-Refusers Spread Disease, 20 Dead (but it's not Corona)

Saturday, March 14, 2020
March 14, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Feds Want Katherine Kealoha In Prison For 14 Years
  2. Tulsi Gabbard Intervenes after ‘Friend’ Threatens Workers at Health Clinic
  3. Two Tourists Test Positive –Quarantined on Kauai
  4. Pentagon halts domestic travel for military due to coronavirus
  5. ACLU Plan: Mass Release of Prisoners When Corona Hits Jails
  6. No Longer Distracted by the Internet, Brun Impeachment Petition is now on Paper
  7. Smug UH Law Prof Quits Supreme Court Bar
  8. Homeless by Choice: Only 2 of 31 Accept Shelter

Friday, March 13, 2020
March 13, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. $13 Billion Dollars: Proposed Hawaii carbon tax could cost as much as Honolulu's rail project
  2. Corona Virus is an Excuse for Tax-n-Spend Make-Work Projects    
  3. Criminal Al Hee’s Scam Company Service ‘Spotty’  -- DHHL, Customers Eager for Real Service Provider to Buy out Assets 
  4. Hawaii Minimum Wage Bill Clears First Senate Hurdle
  5. Judge: Hawaiian Heiress Is Not Capable Of Managing Her Own Affairs
  6. Allowing Homeless to Refuse Shelter Risks Spread of Corona Virus
  7. Corona Virus vs Transparency: Honolulu City Council budget briefings postponed indefinitely
  8. Hawaii Lawmakers Introduce Plan To Study Psychedelic Mushrooms With Goal Of Legalizing Access
  9. Maui Hospital could wait weeks for fast-turnaround COVID-19 test
  10. Birds of a Feather: Anti-GMO Whack Job Calls Maui Time Corrupt, Dishonest
  11. Mail-in voting has gaps to fill
  12. Gabbard not done with race, but it’s done with her

Thursday, March 12, 2020
March 12, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Coronavirus Forecast To Take $300 Million Bite Out Of Hawaii Tax Revenues
  2. Feds Want Judge To Throw The Book At Kealohas—While City Showers Them in Money
  3. Kawananakoa: I’m Not Dead Yet but my Money has Already been Stolen by the Usual Insiders
  4. Corona—Just the Excuse Caldwell Needs to Tap Rainy Day Fund for Rail, Blaisdell Projects
  5. Coronavirus: Military ‘Buying Time’ Until Countermeasures Ready
  6. DOT officials say federal directive would be needed to ban cruise ships
  7. Hawaii DOE Cancels All School Travel Outside State
  8. Happy News: No More Windfarms on Oahu?
  9. How One Homeless Mental Case Cycles Through System Again and Again
  10. Hawaii agents arrest alleged cartel member in nationwide drug bust
  11. Gabbard Keeps Campaigning to Line Cult Coffers

Wednesday, March 11, 2020
March 11, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Protesters Ensure Tourism Dominance,  Drive Exodus
  2. Weren’t we going to diversify our economy?
  3. Police Chief Susan Ballard supports enhanced sentence for her predecessor
  4. Hawaii Environmentalists Slaughter Baby Whales While Chasing Filthy Lucre
  5. Programs Give Money to Renters at Risk of Homelessness
  6. 17-Year Felony Record Out on the Streets Does it Again (What a surprise!)
  7. Liberal Air America Founder Arrested at Guam Airport (again)
  8. Foster Children Were Sent Out of State to Mental Health Facilities Where Some Faced Abuse and Neglect
  9. Hawaii visitor tests positive for coronavirus after she returns to Canada

Tuesday, March 10, 2020
March 10, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Some Waikiki Hotels now 90% Empty--But Legislators want to Raise Taxes Anyway 
  2. FEAR: Hawaii Democratic ‘Ranked-choice’ ballot might give Gabbard her only Primary Win
  3. Nadamoto Running for Prosecutor: Tough on Crime Except those Committed by Political Insiders  
  4. 110,000 with outdated voter registration won’t get ballots
  5. Showboating: Honolulu Files Climate Lawsuit Against Fossil Fuel Companies
  6. Kauai Readers Not Fooled by Article Titled: ‘1-person cars create congestion’
  7. HB668 Dead: Would Have Reversed Cancellation of 38,000 Sister Isle Medicaid Policies  
  8. Lawmakers Want To Subsidize Young Brothers Big Rate Increases
  9. Coronavirus vs Transparency: State Grants Hearing Canceled Over Coronavirus Concerns
  10. Some Brun charges dismissed by State—but Fortunately the Feds are Here
  11. Homeless Meth Dealer Wins 10 Years of Free Housing
  12. In trial for control of her fortune, heiress Abigail Kawananakoa takes the stand
  13. DPP Harasses Homeowner over Small Driveway Job
  14. Fear Of Fluoridation Ignores Science And Common Sense

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Lead. Grant relief. Don’t take more. Please.
by Tom Yamachika Sunday, March 29, 2020

...What can we expect out of State government?....


COVID: 29 New Cases, 39 Recovered
by News Release Saturday, March 28, 2020

...There have been nearly 7,000 laboratory tests conducted for COVID-19 samples from Hawai‘i with 151 positive results to date....


Blood Test Provides Instant COVID Results—Rejected by Hawaii DoH
by Andrew Walden Saturday, March 28, 2020

...The antibody test being used by the million in Britain produces false negatives.  It also produces false positives.  The false negatives are dangerous to the uninformed.  But the false positives are all potential lifesavers....


Using Extensive Testing and Geographical Isolation to Mitigate the Coronavirus Crisis in Hawaii
by UH ERO Saturday, March 28, 2020

...Hawaii needs to quickly adopt and implement a plan to control and then halt the spread of the coronavirus....


The Agony of Restaurant Workers
by UH ERO Saturday, March 28, 2020 distancing has significant economic impacts....


COVID Relief Bill Directs Minimum $1.25B to Hawaii
by Ed Case Saturday, March 28, 2020

...Measure includes critical funds for Hawai‘i workers, families, businesses and health care providers....


DoE: Modify 12th Grade Graduation Requirements for COVID
by News Release Saturday, March 28, 2020

...There are approximately 10,000 students who are eligible to earn diplomas this year....


Is Seattle a warning against Hawaii raising its minimum wage?
by Grassroot Institute Friday, March 27, 2020

...with the coronavirus recession underway, raising the minimum wage is a bad idea....


228 Candidates File for Election
by News Release Friday, March 27, 2020

...weekly update from Office of Elections....


COVID Hawaii: 14 New Cases, 120 Total
by News Release Friday, March 27, 2020

...To date, there have been more than 5,800 tests conducted for COVID-19 samples from Hawai‘i with 120 positive results.... 


Is the Coronavirus as Deadly as They Say?
by News Article Friday, March 27, 2020

...Current estimates about the Covid-19 fatality rate may be too high by orders of magnitude....


Epidemic: US Death Toll tops 24K (but its the flu so ignore this and continue panicking)
by News Article Friday, March 27, 2020

...The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has a paradox on its hands....


Attorney General Uses COVID as Excuse to Do What they Have Been Planning all Along -- Let Lots and Lots of Criminals out of Hawaii Jails
by News Release Friday, March 27, 2020

...Statewide Effort Underway to Identify Certain Inmates for Release from the Prison Population Amid COVID-19 Concerns....


COVID Recession: Hawaii, Nevada Likely to be Hit Hardest
by News Article Friday, March 27, 2020

...More than one in four jobs in Nevada, Hawaii and Wyoming are at risk....


Let the Sun Shine In!
by Grassroot Institute Friday, March 27, 2020

...As part of his supplemental emergency proclamation, Ige suspended the state’s Sunshine Law, which allows public access to the meetings of government bodies. He also suspended the state’s open records law — the Uniform Information Practices Act — which governs access to public records....


YB Uses COVID as Excuse to Impose Freight Rules it has Wanted for Years
by News Release Friday, March 27, 2020

...IQ Test: Do you believe that banning these cargoes protects YB workers from Corona Virus?....


Micronesia Getting 45-Minute COVID Test Results--When will Hawaii Catch Up?
by Video Video Thursday, March 26, 2020

...Emergency Bulk Procurement of GeneXpert COVID-19 Testing Kits and Machine for the U.S. territories of American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and Guam, as well as the freely associated states of the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau....


Trump Signs Guam War Claims Legislation
by News Release Thursday, March 26, 2020

...Updated Law Authorizes U.S. Treasury to Issue Payments to Guam War Claims Recipients....


Maui Budget: Property Tax Cut Proposed
by News Release Thursday, March 26, 2020

...Mayor Victorino presents administration’s Fiscal Year 2021 budget proposal....


Hawaii AG: COVID is a Great Excuse to Help Planned Parenthood Make Money Selling Dead Baby Parts
by News Release Thursday, March 26, 2020

...Reality Check: None of the vaccine tests currently underway involve the use of dead baby parts....


First Arrest for COVID Stay-at-Home Violation? HSTA Member from Anti-Vaxxer School
by News Release Thursday, March 26, 2020

...she went to a residence, threw a rock at a window and started an argument with occupants of the home, which violated a court order--COVID violation becomes a tack-on charge....


Aircraft Carrier Heads for Guam as 25 Sailors Test Positive
by News Article Thursday, March 26, 2020

...USS Theodore Roosevelt Quarantines Sailors on Guam as Coronavirus Outbreak Spreads....


Hawaiian Homes Commission Approves DHHL Loan Deferral
by News Release Thursday, March 26, 2020

...postponement of mortgage payments for Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL) direct loans and loans assigned to DHHL....


Corona Count 106 -- 11 New Cases
by News Release Thursday, March 26, 2020

...Hawaii health officials said there have been 4,658 COVID-19 tests completed, all but 379 from private laboratories....


The Royal Origins Of "Police Power" Hawaii-Style: The King v. Tong Lee (1880)
by Robert Thomas Thursday, March 26, 2020

...the first Hawaii case which uses the term "police power"....


Hawaii Chamber of Commerce Calls for Suspension or Delay of GE Tax
by News Release Thursday, March 26, 2020

...This measure is one of several that the Chamber is proposing to provide relief to local businesses....


Prince Kuhio’s Fight to Americanize Hawaii
by Andrew Walden Thursday, March 26, 2020

...the homestead associations he championed in his first decade of service were multi-ethnic groups seeking the fee-simple ownership of land promised in the Hawaii Organic Act....


Most of Hawaii’s electric battery systems are paired with wind or solar power plants
by News Release Wednesday, March 25, 2020

...The non-dispatchable nature of these technologies creates operational challenges for system operators....


Kauai Seabird Habitat Conservation Plan -- Public Comments Open
by News Release Wednesday, March 25, 2020

...written comments must be received from interested parties no later than April 13, 2020....


Ethics: HHSC Manager Retires, Goes to Work for Contractor
by News Release Wednesday, March 25, 2020

...time was spent communicating with her former co-workers at the Health Information Management department....


Restaurant Association Petitions Ige for 'Sustainment'
by News Release Wednesday, March 25, 2020

...This petition will be sent to Governor Ige on Thursday, March 26th....


COVID Count 95--Only Six New Cases
by News Release Wednesday, March 25, 2020

...Six additional COVID-19 cases have been identified since 1200 yesterday and one case has been deleted after correcting a mistaken positive lab test....


Hawaii Worst Taxpayer ROI in USA
by Wallet Hub Wednesday, March 25, 2020

...Hawaii 2nd highest taxes paid per capita....


Straub Employee Snooped Medical Records for Six Years
by News Release Wednesday, March 25, 2020

"...On March 17, 2020, we mailed letters to all affected individuals...."


Telescope: Hawaii State Supreme Court Affirmed Sacred Beliefs Not Applicable
by News Release Wednesday, March 25, 2020

"...Petitioners and Opposing Intervenors claim broadly that their beliefs should give them veto power over any proposes land use on Mauna Kea. The law does not support that view...."


Green 'Fired' from State COVID Response in Dispute Over Mass Testing
by Cynthia Thielen Wednesday, March 25, 2020

...Green Ouster Related to COVID-19 screening of Senators?....


90 Confirmed Coronavirus Cases in Hawai‘i: 14 New Cases
by News Release Wednesday, March 25, 2020

...This includes 10 new cases on Oʻahu, bringing that island total to 58; 3 new cases among US non-Hawaiʻi residents; and one pending case, which officials have yet to classify....


Corona Towers: Council Hides Behind Quarantine, Gives $5B Deal to Convicted Felon
by Andrew Walden Tuesday, March 24, 2020

...Ige’s Health Emergency Declaration waves many of the state laws ensuring public participation, transparency, and accountability.    

The implicit understanding is that elected officials will utilize these extraordinary powers only to combat the Corona Virus pandemic in Hawaii.

It only took two days to find out....


Pine: Cut Blaisdell to Fund Medical Care
by Kym Pine Tuesday, March 24, 2020

“...I replaced CIP funding for renovations and improvements to the Blaisdell Center and Ala Moana Park with funding for rapid housing, mobile hygiene centers, addiction rehabilitation facilities, mental health treatment facilities and quarantine and medical triage facilities...."


Most Aggressive States Against the Coronavirus -- Hawaii Jumps from 46th to 11th
by Wallet Hub Tuesday, March 24, 2020

...what a difference a week makes....


UH researcher’s team helps create vaccine for COVID-19
by News Release Tuesday, March 24, 2020

... Our product will take between six to nine months to be ready for clinical trials ....


Ige Statewide 'Stay at Home' Order Thru April 30
by News Release Tuesday, March 24, 2020

...Media personnel are amongst the exempted 'Essential Businesses'....


Hawaii: First COVID Death Report in Error
by News Release Monday, March 23, 2020

...The Department of Health reports the person passed away on March 20th and suffered from multiple underlying health conditions....


Map: COVID Spreads Across Pacific Islands
by News Release Monday, March 23, 2020

...As of 22 March 2020, 27 cases of COVID-19 have been reported by Guam....


Imua TMT Panel Discussion -- Live and Interactive
by Video Video Monday, March 23, 2020

... VIDEO: The March 22, 2020, Imua TMT Panel Discussion on TMT YouTube ....


Shelter-In-Place ordered for Honolulu and Maui through April 30; Curfew for Kaua‘i through May 3
by News Release Monday, March 23, 2020

...Hawaii County is still going its own way....


Hawaii Medicaid Spending High, Quality Low
by Wallet Hub Monday, March 23, 2020

...Hawaii ranks 17th for Medicaid spending, 46th for quality....


Why this Nobel laureate predicts a quicker coronavirus recovery: 'We're going to be fine'
by News Article Monday, March 23, 2020

...Michael Levitt, a Nobel laureate and Stanford biophysicist, began analyzing the number of COVID-19 cases worldwide in January and correctly calculated that China would get through the worst of its coronavirus outbreak long before many health experts had predicted....


Legislators: Ige's Tourism Shutdown is not Enough
by News Release Monday, March 23, 2020

"...The only way to contain community spread of the virus is to impose a shelter-in-place directive upon all persons in Hawaii...."


Hawaiian Airlines to Suspend Most Long-Haul Passenger Service Due to New State of Hawai‘i Quarantine Order
by News Release Monday, March 23, 2020

...Airline to focus on returning guests home ahead of Hawai‘i’s March 26 quarantine....


UPDATE: Kauai Mayor Stay-at-Home Order and Nightly Curfew
by News Release Monday, March 23, 2020

...islandwide nighttime curfew beginning Friday, March 20. The curfew will be in effect from 9 p.m. through 5 a.m. daily until further notice....


UPDATE--Stay Home Order Imposed: Caldwell Updates COVID Emergency Proclamation
by News Release Monday, March 23, 2020

...all individuals are ordered to stay at their place of residence startyng Mon March 23, 2020 at 430pm....


UPDATE: Maui County Stay-Home Order: Tourists Blocked from Road to Hana
by News Release Monday, March 23, 2020

...Mayor Victorino announces Public Health Emergency Rules for Maui County....


Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted March 22, 2020
by GovTrack .us Sunday, March 22, 2020

...bills introduced and votes in Congress....


Hawaii: The Road to Corona Recovery Leads Through Japan
by Andrew Walden Sunday, March 22, 2020

...Governor Ige’s 14-day quarantine announcement may feel like a health precaution, but it's really a tourism marketing plan....


Honolulu Sues 'Big Oil' -- Fatal Flaws in Evidence
by News Article Sunday, March 22, 2020

...Why is this latest effort by Hawaiian officials political suicide? Because ……. Sher Edling....


UPDATE: 56 COVID Cases in Hawaii
by News Release Sunday, March 22, 2020

...Another eight cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Hawai’i as of noon Sunday, state officials said....


40% of Hawaii Supreme Court up for Grabs
by News Release Sunday, March 22, 2020

...the JSC is extending the application period for one Supreme Court vacancy and is now considering a retention petition for Chief Justice Recktenwald.... 


Who’s Watching the Store?
by Tom Yamachika Sunday, March 22, 2020

...When do Legislators know that enough is enough?  -- When somebody — or preferably LOTS of somebodies — tells them....


Ige Imposes 14-Day Quarantine
by News Release Saturday, March 21, 2020

“...With the majority of Hawaiʻi’s COVID-19 cases linked to travel, it is critical that we further mitigate the spread of the virus by both residents and visitors who are coming from out-of-state....”


Shutdown? 21% of Hawaii Businesses Would Lose $10,000 per Day
by News Release Saturday, March 21, 2020

...21% of Hawaii businesses will lose more than $10,000 a day if they stop operations....


Hawaii Courts Open--Most Traffic, Criminal, and Civil Cases Postponed Until After April 30
by News Release Saturday, March 21, 2020

...Most Traffic, Criminal, and Civil Cases Postponed Until After April 30....


Kauai Council Bans Public from Meetings--Just in time for Property Tax Hike, Removal of Alleged Meth Dealer
by News Release Saturday, March 21, 2020

...alleged Meth Dealer to be removed from Committees by Reso set for approval at March 25 meeting....


Honolulu Council Calls for 14-Day Quarantine
by News Release Saturday, March 21, 2020

...We recognize that these actions will have immediate and significant economic impacts. However, we remain gravely concerned that a prolonged and widespread outbreak in our State may significantly impact our economy for years to come.... 


Thanks to Virus, DoE Finally Achieves Goal of Eliminating All Standardized Testing
by News Release Saturday, March 21, 2020

...HSTA revels in accountability-free utopia.  Hawaii college applicants will not be so lucky....


Working to protect our freedoms
by Grassroot Institute Friday, March 20, 2020

...In this uncertain and anxious time, we already are seeing many questionable proposals being put forth....


Hawaii COVID Hits 37: 11 New Cases
by News Release Friday, March 20, 2020

"...Department of Health Director Dr. Bruce Anderson confirmed that two of the cases show evidence of community spread...."


Hawaii Democratic Primary Cancels In-Person Voting
by News Release Friday, March 20, 2020

...we will add another round of mailed ballots which will allow all those who are registered to vote and enrolled in the Party by April 4th, 2020....


COVID Committee Meets in Secret: Harbors Div Closes Hawaii to Cruise Ships, Airports Div Next
by News Release Friday, March 20, 2020

...This plan identifies three levels of risk: 1) Limited community transmission, 2) Sustained community transmission, 3) Widespread community transmission....


Corona Virus: Hawaii Ranks 43rd
by News Article Friday, March 20, 2020

...with 26 cases and no deaths, Hawaii has the 43rd highest count of Corona Virus cases in USA....


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