Sunday, August 02, 2020
Hawai'i Daily News Read

Sunday, August 02, 2020
August 2, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. HART to Sign Secret $4B Rail Contract 
  2. COVID: Hawaii Heading for 5,000 Cases by Sept 1
  3. Borreca: Democrats Must Vote for Mafia Candidate for Mayor
  4. More Mafia News: Miske defendant seeking release from federal detention also faces felony assault charges in state court
  5. Pushing Overpriced Hu Honua Electricity, PRP, ILWU Trying to Buy Big Island Council Seat
  6. Health official says COVID-19 cluster on Maui is tied to large beach parties
  7. Hawaii business owners hold virtual rally to call for government action
  8. Lab result delays cause lower case count as health leaders continue call for self-sustained testing
  9. Hawaii Wanted To Save Insurance Money. People Died
  10. Maui Uses COVID Rules to Clamp Down on TVRs (again)

Saturday, August 01, 2020
August 1, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Isle voter turnout surging in first-ever all-mail election
  2. Quarantine is Fake: Number of Tourists Doubles Every Month Since April
  3. Students being welcomed back on campus at private schools
  4. Former homeless mothers enjoy new apartments after transitioning from Kahaluu housing program
  5. Proposed Kalihi homeless shelter opposed by some in community
  6. UH telescope atop Maunakea to get big upgrade

Friday, July 31, 2020
July 31, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Roy Amemiya a ‘Subject of Investigation’ -- dragged before grand jury
  2. Soon to be Repossessed: Grand Wailea?  Turtle Bay?  Ritz-Carlton Kapalua?
  3. Experts Predict ‘Shocking’ Income Drop For Hawaii Residents As Tourism Shutdown Continues
  4. As infections soar, COVID-19 is hitting Micronesians particularly hard
  5. Board of Education approves Aug. 17 start date for schools  
  6. Ige: Hawaii doesn’t have enough contact tracers for COVID-19 surge
  7. Labor Unions Spend Heavily Trying To Sway Hawaii Elections
  8. Special Session to Save Stadium Boondoggle?  State Sen. Glenn Wakai tells Aloha Stadium Authority that hope is not lost on Bill 2940

Thursday, July 30, 2020
July 30, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Alleged Oahu Crime Boss’ Nightclub Was A Popular Place For Political Fundraisers
  2. Governor wants to close bars again, limit gatherings to rein in COVID-19 surge
  3. Hawaii income forecast coming amid troubled economy
  4. Hawaii releases Med-QUEST re-procurement RFI
  5. Start of TMT construction may be delayed 3 years
  6. State Legislature sides with Nanakuli landfill opponents
  7. Another Worthless Lawsuit Against BoA over DHHL Loan Program
  8. Commission, CPAC chairs face conflict allegations
  9. How Many Crimes Can One Homeless Tweeker Commit?

Wednesday, July 29, 2020
July 29, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. KSBE Insider Directs Billions in COVID Relief -- to Landlords of course
  2. Hawaiian Airlines moves to reduce staffing in the wake of devastating earnings report
  3. COVID Clusters Spread Among Micronesians on Oahu
  4. COVID Positive Quarantine Breakers Locked up by Order of DoH
  5. State investigates large COVID-19 cluster tied to Kalihi funeral
  6. DLNR says 'bad behavior' has led to closure of Polihale State Park
  7. Hundreds who lost homes in 2018 eruption could be eligible for up to $230K

Tuesday, July 28, 2020
July 28, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. ‘Defend Hawaii’ Logo Created by Miske Co-Defendant—Busted Union Boss Seeks Bail
  2. Election Fraud: Ballots for Dead People, Previous Tenants Flood Mailboxes Statewide
  3. Young Bros Shipper asks for ruling on rates by Aug. 17
  4. Oahu Poll: 89% Reject ‘Defund the Police’
  5. Voter service centers now open
  6. New Union Super PACs Pour Money Into Honolulu Races
  7. Caldwell submits request to Governor Ige to shut down bars
  8. Concerns raised about quarantine enforcement as number of mainland travelers to Hawaii increases
  9. Oahu homelessness has gotten ‘worse’ in past year, poll finds
  10. Accused killer was deemed insane years ago after trying to burn down a condo unit
  11. Storm shined light on lack of North Shore shelters

Monday, July 27, 2020
July 27, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. The Feds Are Back In Hawaii As Corruption Probe Picks Up Steam Again
  2. Bar Reopening Behind COVID Spread?  Health officials advise patrons of 2 Oahu bars to get tested
  3. Poll shows slice of optimism about Hawaii’s economy
  4. COVID-19 claims 900 Honolulu businesses, survey finds
  5. KIUC Revenues Down 8%
  6. Labor Board: Governor’s Emergency Powers ARE Limited -- Kauai County returns to 5-day ‘work’ week
  7. State Land Use Commission takes up Hawaii County’s TVR law
  8. Constructing Honolulu’s Rail Project During A Pandemic
  9. Kauai Island crime down 35%

Sunday, July 26, 2020
July 26, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Rick Blangiardi, Mafia Hanabusa lead Honolulu mayoral field, poll finds
  2. Steve Alm out front in Honolulu prosecutor race, poll finds
  3. Gov. David Ige, Mayor Kirk Caldwell beat Trump in handling pandemic, poll finds
  4. Report: Hawaii Isn’t Collecting And Sharing Enough Data On COVID-19
  5. Chamber of Commerce Hawaii to hold rally to save small businesses
  6. Honolulu opens ballot dropoffs early, neighbor islands protest

Saturday, July 25, 2020
July 25, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Laughing at Your Sacrifice: BoE Gives Teachers $27M Non-negotiated Pay Boost
  2. Rail’s P3 Proposals Finally Arrive But Costs Remain Sealed
  3. Maui mayor asks Gov. Ige to restore quarantine restrictions on inter-island travelers
  4. Ige says breaking quarantine for hurricane prep OK as a ‘last resort’
  5. First Hawaiian puts aside $55.4 million for potential loan losses

Friday, July 24, 2020
July 24, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Rail Running out of Money—May have to Slow Construction
  2. Hawaii Officials Warn Shelter Space Is Limited as Hurricane Douglas Approaches
  3. COVID Begins to Spread Thru Downtown Homeless Population
  4. State unemployment office riddled with "fires"—Emails shunted to dead server
  5. BOE votes to schedule emergency meeting to discuss possible change in new school year
  6. Decision pending on whether alleged Hawaii crime boss will face death penalty trial
  7. Tupola Leads Fund Race for Council Dist One
  8. Ala Wai Flood Control Project Looms Large In District 5 Council Race
  9. MidWeek's Troubling Pay-To-Play Journalism
  10. PRP Pushes Hawaii  County Council to Kill Low-Cost Factory-Built Housing with Obstructionist Regulations

Thursday, July 23, 2020
July 23, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Laughter Fills Courtroom as Federal judge grants bond for Miske defendants  
  2. Prosecutor’s Race: Kau vs Alm
  3. Maui: More than 6,700 ballots mailed in, 1,329 ‘return to sender’, 103 invalidated
  4. City signs a new agreement giving construction unions a monopoly
  5. Families Of Children With Special Needs Are Suing Hawaii DOE. Here's Why.
  6. Faced with COVID uncertainties, some teachers are calling it quits
  7. Overall campaign contributions up sharply this campaign season
  8. SB126: $366M CARES Splash Out Not a Done Deal?
  9. COVID: Over 1,200 businesses closed statewide
  10. Hawaii County Council Panders to anti-5G Conspiracy Nuts – Will your cellphone service suffer as a Result?
  11. Ex-detective pleads not guilty to intimidating witness, other charges
  12. Sacrilege!  Honolulu Police Chief Denies Racial Disparities Are Proof Of Profiling
  13. Toll Road to Hana?
  14. Hawaii Offers Bar Applicants Nothing And Calls It A Gift
  15. ‘Organic’ Food Market is Full of Fraud
  16. Kauai -- More Affordable Housing Fakery: Housing policy targets resort requirements

Wednesday, July 22, 2020
July 22, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. How Hanabusa Lawyering Helps Politicians with ‘Unreported Gifts’
  2. Where to Drop off Your Ballot
  3. In search for hidden COVID-19 cases, state program tracks surge of virus in Hawaii  
  4. Attention Witnesses: 2 men involved with accused Miske crime ring may be released on $50k bond
  5. Why Ige Vetoed Two Bills And Allowed Three More To Become Law
  6. Honolulu Replaces Head Of COVID Recovery Agency Hired Just Weeks Ago
  7. ‘Geofence’ could help tourists roam
  8. Kalihi residents say they weren’t consulted on a proposed homeless prevention center
  9. Hawaii hurricane shelters may take temperatures due to virus
  10. Maui: Reported crimes in 2019 at 44-year low
  11. Hawaii County explores joining lawsuit against fossil fuel companies

Tuesday, July 21, 2020
July 21, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. HSTA Threatening COVID Sickout August 4    
  2. Reopening schools on Aug. 4 is a misguided rush to failure
  3. Parents consider homeschooling as option to part-time virtual learning
  4. The mayoral candidates on rail: 4 of 5 top contenders say pausing project is an option
  5. Pinata: $28.7M Kauai County CARES Money
  6. Vacation rental owners urge Honolulu mayor to allow reopening
  7. Vacation rental permits could be delayed
  8. Tourists are gone but problems remain
  9. Three COVID-19 deaths linked to six Hawaii care homes
  10. Kai Kahele Says He Wants Police Reform, But His Vote Says Otherwise
  11. 69 Arizona Inmates have COVID—Soft on Crime Crowd Still Hoping for a Hawaii Inmate to Get it
  12. Former HECO executive to serve as so-called princess’ conservator
  13. “This Was Abuse”: The Fall of CBS Cocaine Powered Hawaii 5-0 Showrunner
  14. Sen Wakai Goes to Bat for Overpriced Hu Honua Scheme
  15. Hawaii’s Invasive Predator Catastrophe

Monday, July 20, 2020
July 20, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Star-Adv: Vigilantes Should Hunt Tourists on Beaches
  2. Reopened destinations not attracting large numbers of tourists
  3. Rise in Hawaii coronavirus cases not as bad as feared
  4. People are saving money in pandemic, survey finds
  5. Hawaii Joins Scheme to Outlaw Gasoline, Diesel Trucks in 30 years
  6. Hu Honua Petitions the Community to Challenge Hawai`i Public Utilities Commission
  7. Kahuku Red Raiders vs PC Mob: “Petition Against the Dumb Petition”

Sunday, July 19, 2020
July 19, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Miske Mob Were All Union Drivers on Set of Hawaii 5-0
  2. State won’t be ready to reopen Sept. 1, – Schools Should not Welcome Mainland Students -- Kim says
  3. Reopening May Bring COVID but not Tourists
  4. COVID: Five months of work and tough decisions have been erased
  5. Legislators need right job-creation map
  6. Hanabusa Mafia: Amemiya Company Made Millions from DMV Relocation
  7. PR Flack for alleged gang leader convinced Civil Beat to hide ownership of Kamaaina Termite

Saturday, July 18, 2020
July 18, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Who is at ‘The Top of the Food Chain?”
  2. Weighing the apparent evidence against the Miske Enterprise
  3. State: At least 182 people have been arrested for violating quarantine order
  4. Soft on Crime Crowd Finds New Hope for First COVID Case in Arizona Prison
  5. ‘Essential’ Maui Lab Keeping People Doped up

Friday, July 17, 2020
July 17, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Oahu man dodges bullets after turning down alleged hit during Miske saga
  2. Feds: Alleged crime boss spent far more than he earned from legitimate business
  3. Hawaii County seeks proposals to spend $80 million: Fast-tracked bid request to get money on the street
  4. 40 Currently Hospitalized with COVID Statewide
  5. Hawaii Health Officials Back Superintendent’s Plan To Reopen Schools
  6. Decommissioning plan for Hoku Ke‘a teaching telescope on board agenda
  7. Hawaii agency seeks to terminate Hunt Cos. from $1B Mayor Wright Homes redevelopment

Thursday, July 16, 2020
July 16, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Hawaii Just Decided to Kill off Tourism Industry
  2. COVID Tests at Airport Starting Aug 1
  3. Hawaii County Indictment accuses retired police officer of intimidating witness
  4. SB2139 Dead – Would have Rigged Senate Special Election
  5. TMT construction on hold until after the new year, official says  
  6. Big Island Ballots Arrive in Mailboxes
  7. Tourists Could Soon Have To Pay More To Visit Hawaii Parks
  8. Use Of Force Or ‘Response To Resistance’? Police Policy Change Considered
  9. ACLU Busted Cherry Picking Data

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
July 15, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. First experimental coronavirus vaccine poised for final testing
  2. Governor details how he plans to shore up $2.3B budget shortfall  
  3. $100M Housing Fund to Provide $600/mo When Federal Benefits Run Out
  4. June bankruptcies in Hawaii surged amid COVID crisis
  5. Maui County: More study needed on short-term rental caps for Maui, Lanai
  6. 70% Hawaii parents say their kids didn’t learn as much with ‘distance education’, survey shows
  7. 6-foot rule means fewer kids in school
  8. Aiea Kama'aina Kids program temporarily closed after 6-year-old tests positive for COVID-19
  9. Soft on Crime Crowd Exultant!  Finally, a Hawaii Prisoner Tests Positive For COVID-19!!!
  10. Governor says his mother is quarantined at nursing home grappling with COVID-19 cluster
  11. Kailua NIMBYville
  12. HPD Sex Harassment Complaints Begin in Training Academy
  13. HB2097: Hawaii Could Soon Allow The Sale Of Medical Cannabis Edibles to Keep People Doped up

Tuesday, July 14, 2020
July 14, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. After Extending Quarantine, Ige Must Veto pay raises
  2. Police: Video Show Sovereignty Activists Lied About Home Depot Takeover—Framed Pahoa Man
  3. Drug Addicted Criminal Released for COVID back in Jail Again
  4. Third COVID-19 death tied to small private care homes raises concerns
  5. DOH: Clusters at Hawaiian Airlines, local gyms involve same patient
  6. State, teachers union come to agreement on what social distancing will mean at public schools
  7. Hawaii’s Charter Schools Are Listening To Parents When It Comes To Reopening
  8. Revisit trust lands to allot for homesteads
  9. HB285: Here's Why The Police Misconduct Bill Is So Important
  10. Par Hawaii Refinery using COVID to reopen HECO, Gas Co Contracts


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OHA Illegally Using State Resources to Campaign Against Akina, others
by Andrew Walden Sunday, August 02, 2020

... HRS § 84-13, the “Fair Treatment” section of the State Ethics Code, prohibits the use of state resources for political campaign purposes....


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Pro-Telescope Voter Guide
by Samuel Wilder King II Sunday, August 02, 2020

...Here is the Imua TMT's latest voter guide. We have compiled a list of candidates and many of their stances on the TMT....


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Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted August 1, 2020
by GovTrack .us Sunday, August 02, 2020

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


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COVID Count: 45 new cases out of 638 tests
by News Release Sunday, August 02, 2020

...5 new hospitalizations, no new deaths....


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Unemployment Tax in the Nonprofit Sector
by Tom Yamachika Sunday, August 02, 2020

...employers are likely to be hit with a significant and automatic rate increase at the end of this year....


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Council Candidate Texeira Gets DUI, Court Records Sealed
by Andrew Walden Sunday, August 02, 2020

...Honolulu Council District III candidate Alan Texeira was convicted of DUI March 10, 2020....


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1853 Hawaiian Mission to Marquesan Cannibals
by News Article Saturday, August 01, 2020

At the Marquesas Islands, Herman Melville and his friend jumped ship....


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Important Reminders on Your Ballot
by Hawaii Family Forum Saturday, August 01, 2020

...You should have received your ballot already....


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Hawaii Gasoline Tax 6th Highest in USA
by Tax Foundation Saturday, August 01, 2020

... State and Local taxes add $0.4628 per gallon -- not counting GE Tax .... 


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COVID Count: 87 new cases out of 3,390 tests
by News Release Saturday, August 01, 2020

...15 new hospitalizations—biggest one day jump yet, no new deaths....


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Kauai PD provides firearms registration forms online
by News Release Saturday, August 01, 2020

...KPD requests that the public please complete and print them prior to arriving at their scheduled gun registration appointment....


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161,000 Hawaii Unemployed Fall off Cliff at Midnight?
by Gene Ward Saturday, August 01, 2020

"...At the stroke of midnight tonight (July 31) there will be over 161,000 Hawaii residents about to fall off the federal unemployment cliff and there appears to be no solution at hand...."


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AOC: Father Damien is 'White Supremacist Culture'
by News Article Friday, July 31, 2020

...“This is what patriarchy and white supremacist culture looks like!” Ocasio-Cortez said....


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COVID Count: 123 new cases out of 1,883 tests
by News Release Friday, July 31, 2020

...two new hospitalizations, no new deaths....


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Boldly going where no research has gone before
by Grassroot Institute Friday, July 31, 2020

...If you remember nothing else, remember these numbers: 1.2 billion, 5 and 9,100....


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Transitioning to School-at-Home
by News Article Friday, July 31, 2020

... advice from successful homeschoolers ....


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SB126: Ige Vetoes Parts of COVID Relief Spending Bill
by News Release Thursday, July 30, 2020

... Decreased from $230M to 0, the appropriation out of the Emergency and Budget Reserve Fund to provide an additional weekly unemployment benefit of $100 per week ....


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COVID Count: 124 new cases out of 2,156 tests -- another new record
by News Release Thursday, July 30, 2020

...four new hospitalizations, no new deaths....


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Blue Pacific Act to Set Framework for US Foreign Policy in Region
by Ed Case Thursday, July 30, 2020

...The first-ever Congressional Pacific Islands Caucus was founded last year to promote a greater understanding of this dynamic region in Congress and greater U.S. engagement with the countries and peoples of the region....


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June Tourist Arrivals Down 98.2%
by News Release Thursday, July 30, 2020

... In June, a total of 17,068 visitors traveled to Hawaii by air service compared to 951,628 ....


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Seller Scores $1.2M Flip on City 'Affordable' Housing Deal
by News Release Thursday, July 30, 2020

...These were affordable as private-sector units.  The city has added exactly ZERO affordable units to the available supply in Honolulu.  This is a waste of $4M that could have gone to build new units....


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FBI Working with Guam Department of Labor to Address Scams and Fraud Targeting COVID-19 Stimulus Funds
by News Release Thursday, July 30, 2020

...fraud cases involving the attempted theft of funds intended for Guam citizens who are unemployed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic....


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5 Years for Embezzling $600K from Hawaiian Charter School
by News Release Thursday, July 30, 2020

... In sentencing Estabilio, the District Judge imposed a sentence above the range suggested by the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines. At the sentencing hearing, the District Judge characterized Estabilio’s conduct as “reprehensible,” and driven by “greed” and a sense of “entitlement” ....


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Jones Act costs Hawaii families almost $1,800 extra every year
by Grassroot Institute Wednesday, July 29, 2020

...the Jones Act overall costs Hawaii $1.2 billion annually, including 9,100 jobs and $148 million in taxes....


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COVID Count: 109 New Cases out of 1,653 tests (new record high)
by News Release Wednesday, July 29, 2020

...six new hospitalizations, no new deaths....


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Groups Threaten Lawsuit over Lack of Polling Places
by News Release Wednesday, July 29, 2020

... Earlier this year, election officials reduced vote centers from 250 to only eight statewide .... 


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10AM -- Major new study finally reveals how much Jones Act costs Hawaii
by Grassroot Institute Wednesday, July 29, 2020

...U.S. Sen. Mike Lee and U.S. Rep. Ed Case will be on hand when the findings are presented during a live webinar July 29 at 10AM >>>JOIN THE PRESENTATION<<< ....


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A Visit with Keli'i Akina, Candidate for OHA 
by Video Video Wednesday, July 29, 2020

...Community Matters with Jay Fidell, in A Visit with Keli'i Akina, Candidate for OHA - Let's get to meet him and learn about his qualifications and platform....


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HECO to Begin Cutting off Service Sept 1
by News Release Wednesday, July 29, 2020

...Disconnection notices and disconnections for nonpayment will resume after Sept. 1. Late fees resume after Sept. 15....


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Lawsuit: Samoans Denied Gun Rights in Hawaii
by News Release Tuesday, July 28, 2020

... As soon as the HPD officers working the desk found out he was a US national and not a citizen he was swiftly denied the opportunity to apply ....


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DHHL Seeks Input on Agriculture Program Plan
by News Release Tuesday, July 28, 2020

... The Plan will guide the Department’s efforts to grow more successful native Hawaiian farmers on Hawaiian Home Lands by identifying programmatic supports and technical assistance for both agriculture homestead Waiting List Applicants and existing Lessees .... 


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COVID Count: 47 new cases out of 1,172 tests
by News Release Tuesday, July 28, 2020

...two new hospitalizations, no new deaths....


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Stimulate the Economy--Get a Job!
by News Release Tuesday, July 28, 2020

... more than 16,000 jobs are available across the state. Top positions included retail salesperson, network and systems administrator and security guard ....


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School Reopening Push Back to Aug 17
by News Release Tuesday, July 28, 2020

...A proposed start date of Aug. 17 for students will be brought to the Board of Education on Thursday....


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Labor Board: Governor’s Emergency Powers ARE Limited -- Collective Bargaining Agreements Cannot be Touched
by News Release Monday, July 27, 2020

...Remember: Public Employee Union agreements are the Highest Law of the Land....


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Japan Reopens Travel to Hawaii
by News Release Monday, July 27, 2020

...Hawaii included on an exclusive list of 12 countries and regions to resume safe international travel with Japan....


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COVID Count 28 new cases out of 2,335 tests
by News Release Monday, July 27, 2020

...two new hospitalizations, no new deaths....


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2020 Hawaii Republican State Convention Results
by Brett Kulbis Sunday, July 26, 2020

...Today hundreds of Republicans participated in the first ever virtual Hawaii Republican Party State Convention....


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Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted July 25, 2020
by GovTrack .us Sunday, July 26, 2020

... bills introduced and votes in Congress from GovTrack.us ....


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Attorney: Homeless Disenfranchised by all-mail voting system
by News Article Sunday, July 26, 2020

...an individual may only obtain "general delivery" for 30 days in any 12 month period. This forces such registered voters to choose between having a ballot delivered for the primary or for the general election, but not both....


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COVID Count 64 new cases--4th day in a row over 50
by News Release Sunday, July 26, 2020

...today’s update does not include new test numbers....


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90 MPH Hurricane Douglas Passes North of Kauai
by News Release Sunday, July 26, 2020

...3 foot storm surge at center of hurricane....


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Two Tax Bills This Year
by Tom Yamachika Sunday, July 26, 2020

...Tax Foundation of Hawaii, urged the Legislature to adopt key provisions of the CARES Act although it became law in 2020. DoTAX, in testimony, proposed to adopt a few provisions and leave others on the cutting room floor....


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Miske Lawyer Behind Campaign to Unseat OHA Trustee Keli’i Akina
by Andrew Walden Sunday, July 26, 2020

...In the middle of what may become a death penalty case, lawyer Thomas Otake is making time for an OHA campaign.  One might wonder what Michael Miske thinks about that.... 


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COVID Count: 73 cases out of 1,262 tests
by News Release Saturday, July 25, 2020

...73 is a new one-day record and 5.8% of tests are positive....


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Maui County Actually Reduces Budget
by Joe Kent Saturday, July 25, 2020

...Maui lawmakers should be congratulated for trimming this year’s county budget to $1 million less than the previous year....


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We've touched a nerve
by Grassroot Institute Saturday, July 25, 2020

...How do you know you’re starting to make a real difference on an issue? The quality of both your critics and your friends improves....


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DLIR: Fraudsters got $35.98M from Hawaii Unemployment
by News Release Saturday, July 25, 2020

...Through July 14, the department has issued $35,980,789 to imposter fraud claimants....


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Trump’s Case For Excluding Illegal Aliens From Census is Based on Hawaii Apportionment Ruling
by News Article Friday, July 24, 2020

... In Burns v. Richardson (1966) the Supreme Court held that tourists and other non-permanent residents could be excluded from apportionment in the Hawaii state legislature ....


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COVID Count: 60 new cases out of 1499 tests
by News Release Friday, July 24, 2020

...60 is a new daily record -- 4% of tests came back positive....


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Cesspools: EPA Hits DLNR, Hawaii County with Big Fines
by News Release Friday, July 24, 2020

...EPA banned LCCs in 2005....


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Mayor Victorino urges Maui County Council to reopen for public testimony
by News Release Friday, July 24, 2020

...“The Kalana O Maui Building reopened June 22,” Mayor Victorino said....


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Women’s Legislative Caucus Bills Sent to Governor Ige
by News Release Friday, July 24, 2020

... Measures address harassment in the workplace and domestic violence ....


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VIDEO: Rep Gene Ward Hosts Honolulu Mayoral Candidates Forum
by Video Video Friday, July 24, 2020

...Mayoral candidate forum with former U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa, former Mayor Mufi Hannemann, Councilmember Kym Pine, and former State Rep. Bud Stonebraker....


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UH Manoa COVID-19 plan for fall
by News Release Friday, July 24, 2020

...This message was shared with the students, faculty and staff of the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa on July 22, 2020....


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OHA urges BOE to delay reopening of schools
by News Release Friday, July 24, 2020

...OHA testimony for the July 23, 2020, Hawai‘i State Board of Education General Business Meeting urging the Board of Education to delay the reopening of schools....


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Recommendations Sought for 2021 DHHL Legislative Package
by News Release Friday, July 24, 2020

...proposals must address the Department’s operations, programs, regulations, processes, budget, and/or resources and must create a benefit or an advantage for the DHHL, the trust, or trust beneficiaries, or otherwise correct a deficiency....


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COVID Count: 55 new cases out of 2,478 tests
by News Release Thursday, July 23, 2020

...a new record for one day....


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Second Challenge to Mandatory Traveler Quarantine Denied
by News Release Thursday, July 23, 2020

...U.S. District Court Judge Jill A. Otake denied a motion today, for a preliminary injunction, from a South Carolina traveler....


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HSTA, HGEA, UPW issue joint statement calling for delayed return of students to campus
by News Release Thursday, July 23, 2020

...DoE's designed-to-fail scheme is falling apart....


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COVID Count: 17 new cases out of 631 tests
by News Release Wednesday, July 22, 2020

...one new death, three new hospitalizations....


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Shipping industry study claims Jones Act benefits Hawaii economy ... yes, really
by News Release Wednesday, July 22, 2020

...A new study that allegedly shows the Jones Act has no “negative impact” on the cost of living in Hawaii actually shows the opposite, according to the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii....


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HSTA urges state, Board of Education to delay return of students to campus
by News Release Wednesday, July 22, 2020

...“Our schools are woefully underprepared to deliver a distance learning program should a school be shut down by the Hawaii Department of Health (DOH) due to the spread of COVID-19,” said HSTA President Corey Rosenlee....


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2 years later Ige Signs 15th Emergency Proclamation for Kauai Floods
by News Release Tuesday, July 21, 2020

...Gov. Ige signed the initial emergency proclamation for the Kaua‘i floods on April 15, 2018....


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Ige Reaffirms Plan for Aug 4 Reopening of Public Schools
by News Release Tuesday, July 21, 2020

...Teachers return on Wednesday, July 29....


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COVID Count: 25 new cases out of 1,399 tests
by News Release Tuesday, July 21, 2020

... one new hospitalization, no new deaths ....


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Sen. Brian Schatz Says 'Libertarians Should Be Freaking Out About Portland.' Where Has He Been?
by News Article Tuesday, July 21, 2020

...The Hawaii senator fails to fully consider the causes of bad policing....


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HART Now Makes Video Games
by News Article Tuesday, July 21, 2020

... The game teaches children several curious lessons ....


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COVID: UH Activists Dream of Exploiting Housing Crisis
by News Release Tuesday, July 21, 2020

... the Supply-Demand Connection They Won’t Talk About at UH: Hawaii’s artificial restriction of land supply has profited KSBE, A&B and other major landowners by making housing unaffordable for middle class and working class families.  Greenmail protests and litigation by OHA, sovereignty activists and enviro groups shapes the land-use environment and drives young families out of Hawaii ....


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Kaneohe Pastor Pushes Back Against Q Anon Conspiracy Theory
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...Pastor JD explains why the QAnon Great Awakening may very well become the great deception....  


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