Monday, October 19, 2020
Hawai'i Daily News Read

Monday, October 19, 2020
October 19, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Poll: Alm 41% – Kau 33%
  2. Tulsi Gabbard’s approval rating lowest at 44% in Hawaii Poll
  3. Secrecy Shrouds Ige’s New High-Level Coronavirus Panel
  4. Survey shows over 80% of Hawaii businesses expect lower revenue this and next year due to COVID-19
  5. Free state’s struggling workers from burdensome regulations
  6. 2 Kauai restaurants ban tourists from dining rooms, Usual Suspects Spread Hysteria and Rumors
  7. Surveillance testing begins Monday on Oahu, Big Island testing catches few positive cases
  8. Hawaii County almost halfway through coronavirus relief money
  9. If Hawaii is going to work for all of us, we must ensure that mail-in voting truly works for everyone.

Sunday, October 18, 2020
October 18, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Poll: Blangiardi 49% – Amemiya 36% 
  2. Hawaii Poll: Oahu voters disapprove of Kirk Caldwell’s coronavirus response
  3. Tourism Reopening is Josh Green’s Doom?
  4. Around 16,000 trans-Pacific travelers arrived in first 48 hours of reopening
  5. Kauai: COVID Bringing in More Rich Activist Types Who Immediately Want to Shut the Door Behind Them
  6. Caldwell calls for special meeting over future of an already costly rail project
  7. Star-Adv: If Dems Win Senate Money from Heaven Will Rain Down on Us
  8. Counting Down To One Hundred Days Out Of School
  9. Tulsi Gabbard leaves Hawaii Army National Guard after 17 years for California duty
  10. Former Hawaii state official clears his name 8 years after allegations forced him from federal post

Saturday, October 17, 2020
October 17, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Hawaii's Covid policies, as science, wouldn't pass an ethics review
  2. 1,100 Arrival tests—Only One Positive
  3. Life Care Center’s coronavirus case count rises to 53
  4. Kim: “It was a real mess” 
  5. Day Two of trans-Pacific travel at Kona airport
  6. Ige: Hawaii Needs 500K Tests/Month
  7. Kauai Mayor: We Need More Testing Providers
  8. Mayor Victorino announces travel exemption for same day or overnight medical purposes
  9.  New plan to allow Hawaii County travelers to skip quarantine won’t require a pre-test
  10. Here’s the arrivals breakdown for the launch day of Hawaii’s pre-travel testing program
  11. Hawaiian Air Burning $3M/day
  12. Hawaii’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan Is Ready But The State Is Keeping It Under Wraps
  13. Contact tracers encounter wrong, disconnected phone numbers or no numbers at all
  14.  Despite huge need, state has only distributed 2% of $100M set aside for housing help
  15. Police officer disclosure
  16. Bank records of anti-Amemiya Super-PAC subpoenaed in campaign spending probe
  17. Hysteria: 30 Feet of Sea level Rise Coming, LOL!

Friday, October 16, 2020
October 16, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Hawaii Poll: Biden 61% -- Trump 28%
  2. 124,000 Ballots Have Been Cast
  3. HART Finance Ctte Votes to Halt P3--Rail project cost estimate now jacked up above $10 billion
  4. 10,102 arrive on first day of traveler testing program, 7,200 pre-tested
  5. Kauai Protesters “Trying to Instill Violence” against Visitors
  6. Rent relief applications overwhelms Catholic Charities, AUW offices
  7. Former UPW Officials Sue Union Over Ousters
  8. Hawaii Board of Education Votes To End Controversial Distance Learning Program
  9. Prosecutors: Investigation of Jonathan Fraser’s murder is still “active”
  10. Courts And Prosecutors Are Keeping Jail Populations Lower During Pandemic
  11. Police Standards Board Asking For More Time, Money — Again

Thursday, October 15, 2020
Letters to the Editor October, 2020
Letters to the Editor
  • “A Republic, if you can keep it”
  • Stop The Rail at Middle Street
  • Held Hostage?
  • Hawaiian Homelands Should Be Opened To Other Voice/Data Providers

Thursday, October 15, 2020
October 15, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Poll: Voters Still Sour On Ige And Caldwell
  2. State expects 7,000 incoming passengers on first day of traveler testing program
  3. Pre-arrival testing plan will allow visitors from Japan to bypass quarantine
  4. Honolulu Rail’s New Budget Hole Estimated At More Than $1 Billion
  5. Experts: Pandemic wiped out 8 years of economic growth in Hawaii
  6. Serious mortgage delinquencies in Hawaii triple in July
  7. Pandemic causes shortage of high-end Oahu rentals
  8. COVID Coverup: August Nursing Home deaths on Maui Reported

Wednesday, October 14, 2020
October 14, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Prosecutor Poll: Alm 43% – Kau 31%
  2. Oahu election turnout already at 16%
  3. Coverup? 11 new COVID-19 cases are tallied from August at Roselani Place
  4. BoE Decision to let Teachers ‘Work’ from Home is Backwards
  5. Honolulu consumer prices rise amid coronavirus pandemic
  6. State says extra security measures in place when tourism reopens
  7. Hawaii using protective equipment for coronavirus at ‘scary’ rate
  8. Kauai Residents Flee: Homes Sell Quickly to Mainlanders
  9. Hawaii "Has Committed Suicide" --"Hardly Anyone Is Sick, But We're All Broke"
  10. Ex-Honolulu police officer gets 14 days in jail for sex assault of minor during traffic stop
  11. Will 9th Circuit Shut Dubin Down?

Tuesday, October 13, 2020
October 13, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Poll: Blangiardi 48% – Amemiya 28%
  2. Akina Raises More Than $150K for Reelection to OHA Seat
  3. 11,000 Hawaii tenants delinquent on rent
  4. New Hawaii unemployment call center swamped
  5. Governor Ige plans to give each county mayor authority to implement a second test upon arrival (sort of)
  6. Ige gives verbal approval to allow interisland travelers to Maui with negative COVID-19 test result
  7. Second suit filed in connection with vets home outbreak
  8. Three more residents test positive for coronavirus at Life Care Center
  9. Hawaii superintendent Christina Kishimoto says Acellus online curriculum will be phased out
  10. Useless: Kauai Tinkers with So-Called “Affordable’ Housing Policy Some More
  11. Another sweep of homeless encampment on Nimitz Highway scheduled for Thursday

Monday, October 12, 2020
October 12, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Al Hee’s Scam Company to Hand off DHHL Service Contracts to Spectrum?
  2. Objective Achieved: “Confusion and uncertainty will likely prevent an onslaught of visitors”
  3. Keeping children out of school causes unnecessary harm
  4. Advocates Call for HGEA to Start Showing up at Work Again so Unemployed can get Claims Processed
  5. Kailua brewing company ordered to shutdown calls for more transparency from liquor commission
  6. Hu Honua Organizational Structure Revealed
  7. Maui officer accused of soliciting sex from women he met on the job indicted by Feds after County Prosecutor Declines to act
  8. Neglected Varona Village plantation community in Ewa awaits redevelopment plans
  9. Hawaii bankruptcy filings continue to tick downward

Sunday, October 11, 2020
October 11, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. QAnon Conspiracies, Proud Boys And The Future of Hawaii’s GOP
  2. Andrew Sullivan: Dreaming Of A Landslide
  3. Barrett Before Her Again: Can Hirono keep Anti-Catholic Bigotry under wraps (this time)?
  4. Plans moving forward on new Oahu jail despite economic woes
  5. 3rd Member of Alleged Miske Gang Released
  6. State reopening Hawaii tourism on a wish and a prayer
  7. Potential data breach exposed in state’s travel exemption request system
  8. Enrollment down at UH-Hilo, HCC
  9. Hawaii school board chief Catherine Payne urges dropping Acellus online curriculum

Saturday, October 10, 2020
October 10, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Miske’s Lawyer Megan Kau Not Elected Prosecutor Yet—Already Fixing Tickets
  2. Gov. Ige approves second COVID-19 test for out-of-state visitors to Hawaii County
  3. Report: Hilo veterans home employee stayed on the job for 3 days after COVID-19 exposure
  4. Life Care reports third death
  5. Hundreds stranded more than 6 months after American Samoa sealed its borders
  6. COVID-19 is taking a heavy toll on residents' mental health, experts say
  7. Public schools begin second quarter Monday, guidelines still not finalized
  8. Hawaii Ed Board Chair Expects Acellus To ‘Drop Dead’ By End Of School Year
  9. Sex Harassment: Civil Rights Commission still Allows ‘Confidential Settlements’

Friday, October 9, 2020
October 9, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. FBI Raids Na Leo TV Locations in Hilo, Honolulu
  2. Caldwell: HART Board Should Kill P-3
  3. 27,000 Hawaii workers exhausted their state jobless benefits in September
  4. Hawaii 2020 unemployment claims surpass 380,000
  5. Green: Masks are an Alternative to Shutting Down Businesses & Tourism
  6. Caldwell says Oahu could move to the next reopening level in two weeks
  7. Lawmaker criticizes contact tracing for COVID-19 on Molokai
  8. DOH looking to boost COVID case investigators
  9. Hu Honua Documents -- Confidential in Hawai’i, Public in California
  10. Hawai‘i Has Authorized 1,527 New Housing Units in 2020

Thursday, October 8, 2020
October 8, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. City Council Advances Bill To Withdraw Rail Construction Dollars
  2. Hawaii pre-travel testing on track to begin Oct. 15, Gov. Ige says
  3. State launches second - test program to sample 10% of travelers
  4. Lawmakers to Kim: Don’t opt out of pre-travel testing program
  5. Problems loom with out-migration
  6. COVID: Another Hilo Nursing Home Fail
  7. Honolulu Police Chief: Case Closure Stats Are Not As Bad As They Look
  8. Maui planning commissioner at center of debate over alleged shoreline pollution
  9. Varona Village sale pact approved by city
  10. ‘Software issue’ stops opening of Zipper Lane—Nobody Notices

Wednesday, October 7, 2020
October 7, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. COVID: Sister Isles Sense Opportunity to Kill off Tourism
  2. Honolulu 'Boogaloo' Activist Charged with Cyber Attack on HPD, Ammo, Drugs
  3. Looking at Alaska’s Two-Test Travel Policy
  4. Fauci: Hawaii can reopen to tourists
  5. To Justify Tax Hike, Honolulu Agencies Asked To Pretend to Identify Potential Budget Cuts Up To 10%
  6. COVID outbreak at a Maui care home jumps by 7 cases, bringing total to 67
  7. New DoH Leadership Helps Move COVID Patients out of Nursing Home
  8. Hawaii -- Two Nobel Prizes

Tuesday, October 6, 2020
October 6, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. P3:  HART 'Shipwreck' to Proceed Without Caldwell?
  2. Big Island opts out of pre-travel testing program
  3. Ige talks end of interisland quarantine
  4. How to Spread a Little COVID so HSTA can be Paid to pretend to Work at Home
  5. HPD Gave Surgeon General coronavirus citation for being in a park
  6. Inmates Attempting to Spread COVID Attack Corrections Officers At Hilo Jail
  7. Plenty of planning, not enough housing

Monday, October 5, 2020
October 5, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. ‘Misdirection and Fearmongering’ -- Hawaii’s arrival testing debate continues, decision expected this week
  2. Continuation of flight assistance program for quarantine breakers up in the air
  3. 2 deaths, dozens of new cases reported as COVID-19 clusters emerge on Hawaii Island
  4. Daughter speaks out about father’s death at Hilo veterans home
  5. Hawaii Restaurant Association wants delay on plastics ban
  6. Navatek CEO Warned Workers Of ‘Draconian Consequences’ If They Slacked Off During Pandemic

Sunday, October 4, 2020
October 4, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Just when Oahu rail can’t get any worse, it always does
  2. Jobless can add voices to class-action lawsuit
  3. Message Fatigue: Is Hawaii Learning To Live With The Coronavirus?
  4. Corrections Staff Concerned Over New Cases At State’s Largest Jail
  5. Failure to Incarcerate Lunatics in Lunatic Asylums is cause of HPD Low Crime-Solving record
  6. Hotels see slight uptick in demand
  7. Regime Spies Will Track Tourists

Saturday, October 3, 2020
October 3, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. It Begins: With no job prospects, some moving to mainland
  2. Obama Says ‘Build a Wall’ but Seawall expansion runs into Greenmail Demands from Surfrider   
  3. Only the Lies will Set You Free: Navatek CEO Still Gets Bail
  4. Kealoha’s Malicious Prosecution Will Cost Taxpayers $1.4 Million In Settlement
  5. Hawaii PACs Pump Another $500k Into Local Campaigns
  6. Okutsu Veterans home has no COVID-positive residents
  7. COVID relief to go to Hawaii’s artists and cultural practitioners
  8. Legal Aid Society of Hawaii sees uptick in questions from renters and landlords

Friday, October 2, 2020
October 2, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Alleged Navatek Fraudster Message “Could be a Reference to Sen Brian Schatz”
  2. Another Lost School Year: BoE Votes to Allow HSTA Members to Pretend to ‘Work’ from Home
  3. Covid to push Hawaii home prices down, UHERO says
  4. Another long-term care facility in Hilo dealing with COVID-19 outbreak
  5. University of Hawaii to slash salaries of 216 executive, managerial employees due to budget shortfall
  6. Hawaii: Security Cameras Everywhere—Except in Jail
  7. Homeless Meth Lab Cleared out of Kalalau Valley
  8. Maui Liquor Comm Refuses to Release Info on Liquor Director candidates, Hand off to Ex-Director’s Son Coming
  9. Court Orders Big Island Planning Comm to Stop Pandering to anti-5G Morons

Thursday, October 1, 2020
October 1, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Hawaii Welfare Rolls Jump 14.5%
  2. Big Island Food Basket is serving 80,000 people a month—Up from 14,000
  3. Ige: Shortage of tests means testing program for inter-island travel a ‘challenge’
  4. Wrongful death suit filed in veterans home COVID-19 death
  5. Additional COVID-19 fatality at Hilo veterans home brings death toll at facility to 27
  6. Unemployed workers in Hawaii to get $500 to spend at local eateries
  7. Bill 2:  So Tourists won’t be stuck in Traffic, Don’t Give the Little People Anywhere to park Their Cars


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DoH Revises COVID Guidance for School Reopening
by News Release Tuesday, October 20, 2020

... Last month, the Hawai‘i Department of Health issued a comprehensive, 28-page guidance document for public and charter schools ....


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Panos: What is the future of Honolulu Rail?
by Video Video Monday, October 19, 2020

...What are the latest developments and implications for the completion of one of the most challenged public works project in the nation?....


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OHA Races: If you saying NO AUDIT, you are supporting the demise of our future generations
by News Article Monday, October 19, 2020

... Because OHA get plans for Mauna Kea .... 


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Bill 80 Imposes Rehiring Formula on Hotels
by Grassroot Institute Monday, October 19, 2020

...rehire employees according to a strict formula based on an occupancy ratio....


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Rule by Decree: Ige 4th Extension of Kauai Flooding Emergency
by News Release Monday, October 19, 2020

...Ige has signed a fourth emergency proclamation for the County of Kaua‘i, which suffered extensive damage to public property caused by heavy rains and flooding on Mar. 27 and 28....


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COVID Count 39 new cases out of 1,985 tests
by News Release Monday, October 19, 2020

... 7 new hospitalizations, no new deaths, 2.0% positive ....


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OHA COVID Money: Homeless not part of ‘Friends and Family Plan’
by Andrew Walden Monday, October 19, 2020

"... the ones who are punished the most for allegations of OHA misdoing is the community ...."


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2020 Election Dates--Have You Got Your Ballot Yet?
by News Release Sunday, October 18, 2020

...Have You Got Your Ballot Yet?....


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COVID Count: 83 new cases out of 3,735 tests
by News Release Sunday, October 18, 2020

... 4 new hospitalizations, 1 new death, 2.2% positive ....


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Circuit Court Decision Upholds Lawfulness of Governor’s Emergency Proclamations
by News Release Sunday, October 18, 2020

...In Partal et al. v. Ige et al., the plaintiffs argued that the Governor’s emergency powers under Hawaiʻi law were time-limited....


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Ige Announces Testing Partners for Inter-Island Travel
by News Release Sunday, October 18, 2020

... Travelers register on and upload their test results to the Safe Travels Hawaiʻi account and inter-county travelers must have the test result with them upon arrival ....


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Pulling Teeth at OHA
by Tom Yamachika Sunday, October 18, 2020

...An accounting firm can’t arrest people, throw them in jail, or otherwise find that they have committed illegal activity....


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JSC Seeks Nominees for First, Third Circuit
by News Release Sunday, October 18, 2020

... The Judicial Selection Commission is accepting applications and nominations to fill the following anticipated judicial vacancies ....


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Nobel Prize Winner Talks About TMT Challenges 
by News Release Saturday, October 17, 2020

... “Having two disparate points of view is ultimately the way of finding a more creative solution. What I hope ultimately is having a better collaboration between the scientific community and the native Hawaiians will help us arrive at a solution that's right for all of humanity.” ....


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How to diversify Hawaii's economy
by Grassroot Institute Saturday, October 17, 2020

“...If all of us had to go back and work in the agricultural sector, we’re not as productive in that, and we would lose income....”


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COVID Count: 96 new cases out of 3,897 tests
by News Release Saturday, October 17, 2020

... 13 new hospitalizations, 1 new death, 2.5% positive ....


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COVID Count: 89 new cases out of 3,654 tests
by News Release Friday, October 16, 2020

... 10 new hospitalizations, 1 new death, 2.4% positive ....


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UHERO: Pandemic upends economic analysis
by UH ERO Friday, October 16, 2020

... because the state GDP data is released with a three-month lag and undergoes many revisions after its release ....


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Auditor Reports on Hawaii COVID Quarantine System
by Hawaii State Auditor Friday, October 16, 2020

... Limited Scope Review of the State of Hawai‘i’s Mandatory Travel Self-Quarantine Program ....


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UH News: University Enrollment Up--Community College Enrollment Down
by News Release Friday, October 16, 2020

...UH‘s four year universities are up 1.9% and the UH community colleges are down 3.2%....


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Regents appoint Maunakea Planning Task Group
by News Release Friday, October 16, 2020

... The group will make recommendations to the board ....


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COVID: Hawaii debt increases by $9 billion
by Grassroot Institute Thursday, October 15, 2020

...Hawaii’s unfunded liabilities for infrastructure and public health benefits have increased so far this year to $97 billion....


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Will Hawaii's emergency lockdowns ever be declared illegal in court?
by Grassroot Institute Thursday, October 15, 2020

... The state Constitution says emergency proclamations expire after 60 days, but Hawaii now is in its eighth month of lockdown ....


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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: "We must lift the Jones Act, which has exploited Puerto Rican consumers and strangled the economy"
by Grassroot Institute Thursday, October 15, 2020

...U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) used the recent three-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria's devastation of Puerto Rico to call for a lifting of the Jones Act....


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Virtual Town hall for small businesses not allowed to reopen
by Kym Pine Thursday, October 15, 2020

...Closed local businesses feel discriminated against, seek to clear up misunderstanding....


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COVID Count: 91 new cases out of 3,489 tests
by News Release Thursday, October 15, 2020

... 17 new hospitalizations, 1 new death, 32 new releases ....


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Here's Who to Vote for at OHA
by Video Video Wednesday, October 14, 2020

... Keli'i Akina is OHA’s Only Watch Dog & He’s Helped Stop Corruption ....


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Hawaii Least Politically Engaged State
by News Article Wednesday, October 14, 2020

... Civic participation is a key ingredient of a well-functioning democracy ....


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Hawaii To Welcome Back Travelers Starting October 15
by News Release Wednesday, October 14, 2020

... Ige signs 14th supplementary emergency proclamation extending COVID-19 emergency period through Nov. 30 ....


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UH Manoa student loan defaults among lowest in the nation
by News Release Wednesday, October 14, 2020

... UH Manoa’s default rate was 3.3% compared to 9.7% nationally ....


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COVID Count: 101 new cases out of 4,069 tests
by News Release Wednesday, October 14, 2020

... 10 new hospitalizations, 10 new deaths, 2.5% positive ....


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Mazie Hirono asks Amy Coney Barrett if she has ever sexually assaulted someone
by Video Video Wednesday, October 14, 2020

...VIDEO: Mazie Hirono at work representing you in the Senate....


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PBS: Hawaii Absentee Ballot Data Problems
by News Article Wednesday, October 14, 2020

... Hawaii both indicate that they transmitted fewer ballots to voters than were submitted ....


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Debunking Hawaii Pesticide Study
by News Article Tuesday, October 13, 2020

...‘Heavy’ pesticide exposure linked to cardiovascular disease?  Flawed study raises ‘troubling’ questions about public health research....


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Does Your State Have a Throwback or Throwout Rule?
by Tax Foundation Tuesday, October 13, 2020

... Hawaii has a throwback rule ....


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COVID Count 62 new cases out of 2,354 tests
by News Release Tuesday, October 13, 2020

... 12 new hospitalizations, 4 new deaths, 2.6% positive ....


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TMT: A Message from Aloha Aina Party Cofounder Pua Ishibashi
by News Release Tuesday, October 13, 2020

"... With all that is needed in the Lahui we should not IMO simplify a candidate's worth for our Lahui based on his/her stance on a single issue ...."


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Hawaii GOP Ballot Recommendations
by Shirlene Ostrov Tuesday, October 13, 2020

...voting is kind of like catching a bus.  It may not get you all the way to the front door of the place you need to get to, but you catch the one that gets you CLOSEST to your destination....


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COVID Count: 42 new cases out of 1,405 tests
by News Release Monday, October 12, 2020

... 4 new hospitalizations, no new deaths, 3.0% positive ....


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Lemming News: Maui County Jumps on 'Sue Big Oil' Bandwagon
by News Release Monday, October 12, 2020

...every court to reach the substance of the allegations has dismissed them—including the U.S. Supreme Court....


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Trans-Generational Corruption: Another Charged in Hawaii Lum Scandal
by Court House News Monday, October 12, 2020

...Federal authorities charged former top fundraiser for the Republican National Committee Elliott Broidy with conspiring to act as an unregistered foreign agent over his alleged involvement in a secretive effort to lobby the Trump administration....


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COVID Count: 103 new cases out of 3,819 tests
by News Release Sunday, October 11, 2020

... 6 new hospitalizations, 1 more death, 2.7% positive ....


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A Critical Time for OHA
by News Article Sunday, October 11, 2020

...Unless the corrupt “old guard trustees” (or their clones now running for OHA seats) are replaced with honest people willing to clean up the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, the state and federal government will step in and shut it down, saying: “See? We gave you Hawaiians chance, and you blew it.”....


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Call for nominations for UH Board of Regents
by News Release Sunday, October 11, 2020

...accepting applications for three seats on the Board of Regents....


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Academic Leadership
by Tom Yamachika Sunday, October 11, 2020

...an example of leadership in the face of the COVID-19 crisis....


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OHA Races: Miske’s Lawyer Leads Developers Targeting ‘Watchdog’ in Grab for Kakaako Makai
by Andrew Walden Sunday, October 11, 2020

...Akina’s opponent, Jason Keoni Souza, is a Realtor who supports selling the Ceded Lands “to corporations.”  Souza tells Ka Wai Ola he wants OHA to “collaborate with the Building Trades.”....


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Mililani Trask, Jackie Burke, Pua Ishibashi Endorse Keli’i Akina for OHA Trustee
by Video Video Saturday, October 10, 2020

"...I will be voting for Keli’i Akina for OHA Trustee At-Large, Luana Alapa for OHA Trustee for Molokai and Lanakila Mangauil for OHA Trustee for Hawai’i Island...." -- Mililani Trask


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Hawaii Family Forum General Election Voter Guide
by Hawaii Family Forum Saturday, October 10, 2020

...We have two guides this year:  One is local and one is for the President’s race....


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COVID Count 73 new cases out of 3,084 tests
by News Release Saturday, October 10, 2020

... 18 new hospitalizations, 2 more deaths, 2.4% positive ....


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27,000 Hawaii workers exhausted jobless benefits in September
by News Release Saturday, October 10, 2020

... Hawaii 2020 unemployment claims surpass 380,000 ....


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How to stop the exodus
by Grassroot Institute Saturday, October 10, 2020

...Hawaii’s negative migration of the past several years in a row is going to accelerate....


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COVID Rules: Rejected, Kauai Tries Again
by News Release Saturday, October 10, 2020

...“In light of Kaua‘i’s post-arrival testing program (Rule 18) being denied by the Governor earlier this week, we have continued to work with our health officials and other partners to take a phased, responsible approach to reopening our economy while keeping our island safe.”....


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New Federal Lawsuit Seeks to Expand Voting Rights in U.S. Territories
by News Release Saturday, October 10, 2020

...six U.S. citizens living in Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands have filed a federal lawsuit challenging federal and state laws that deny them the right to vote for President and voting representation in Congress....


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COVID Count 155 new cases out of 3,818 tests
by News Release Friday, October 9, 2020

... 11 new hospitalizations, 2 more deaths, 4.1% positive ....


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VIDEO: OHA Trustee Keli'i Akina on 'Hawaiian Kingdom Now'
by Video Video Friday, October 9, 2020

...“I don’t know how any Native Hawaiian wouldn’t want to vote for Keli’i Akina.” – DJ Derbs....


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Ige Grade 'D' -- Fiscal Policy Report Card on America’s Governors 2020
by Cato Foundation Friday, October 9, 2020

...Hawaii’s general fund spending rose a hefty 5.7 percent in 2020, thus reducing the governor’s score in this report....


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Caldwell: Global Warming causing Rain Bombs
by News Release Friday, October 9, 2020

...City initiates “Climate Ready O‘ahu” adaptation strategy; welcomes resident participation and engagement via on-line tools launched today....


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Parks Dep't to Install LEDs, Solar Panels
by News Release Friday, October 9, 2020

...an effort specifically directed at the City’s 303 park locations....


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Hawaiʻi 2020 Census achieves 99.9% enumerated
by News Release Thursday, October 8, 2020

...Today’s total response rate report on the 2020 Census website shows that 99.9% of Hawaiʻi households have been enumerated, one of the top states in the country.... 


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Child Safety Account to Escape School Bullying?
by Heartland Foundation Thursday, October 8, 2020

...Program Would Be Open To All Hawaii Children Facing A Safety Issue At School....


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COVID Count 101 new cases out of 3,903 tests
by News Release Thursday, October 8, 2020

... 6 new hospitalizations, 1 more death, 2.6% positive ....


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COVID Tourism: Ige Announces Pre-Travel Testing Partners
by News Release Thursday, October 8, 2020

...the state does not expect an immediate flood of travelers....


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Hilo native wins coveted Nobel Prize for gene editing tool
by News Release Thursday, October 8, 2020

... A world-renowned biochemist who connects part of her early fascination with science to time spent in a University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo biology lab captured the prestigious Nobel Prize in Chemistry ....


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COVID: Hawaii Most Restrictive State
by News Release Thursday, October 8, 2020

...Alaska has far fewer COVID restrictions, yet a lower death rate....


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Great Lockdown Crash of 2020 is wake-up call for Hawaii lawmakers
by Grassroot Institute Thursday, October 8, 2020

...Hawaii’s leading industry, tourism, has virtually disappeared; unemployment is at historic highs; hundreds, if not thousands, of businesses have permanently closed; state and county tax revenues have evaporated....


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Senate Special Session approves judicial appointments
by News Release Thursday, October 8, 2020

...Judiciary Committee hearing on the appointments scheduled for October 1 will feature live remote public testimony....


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COVID Tourism: Maui to Attempt 'Voluntary' 2-Test System
by News Release Thursday, October 8, 2020

...to urge transpacific travelers to voluntarily take a second test after they arrive in Maui County....


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Kondo, Saiki Debate Continuing OHA LLC Audit
by Hawaii State Auditor Thursday, October 8, 2020

"...We will consider options under the Government Auditing Standards, including terminating the audit, and will inform you of any decisions affecting the audit...."


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COVID Count 110 new cases
by News Release Wednesday, October 7, 2020

... 5 new hospitalizations, 3 more deaths ....


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Employment Recovery: Nobody Lags Like Hawaii
by News Release Tuesday, October 6, 2020

...Hawaii has recovered just 13% of the jobs lost since the start of the pandemic....


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