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Wednesday, March 04, 2015
March 4, 2015 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Video: Rep Thielen Questions NextEra on Big Cable
  2. Revolving Door: Former TV Anchors Among Ige's Latest Appointees
  3. Is The Hawaii Reapportionment Commission About To Go The Way Of The 'O'o Bird?
  4. Protect American Shipping? The Jones Act Record of Failure
  5. Hawaii is Not the Hawaii I Knew
  6. Rail Project Forum: Eminent Domain, Just Compensation, and Protecting Property Rights
  7. Fake Indian Tribe Falling Apart: Hawaiian Civic Club Consortium Decision "Null and Void"
  8. Final List of Neighborhood Board Candidates Released
  9. Math Problem: Does Honolulu Rail GET Shortfall Really Add Up?
  10. New bids for Honolulu rail $3.9M above estimates, but below Rejected Bids
  11. Hawaii state hospital private partnership gains approval of House committees
  12. Star-Adv: Honolulu Needs to Avoid Becoming Another Junk Bond Statistic
  13. With Clayton Hee Gone, Campaign Finance Reform Is Moving Forward
  14. PUC Grants access to all entities in NextEra-Hawaiian Electric merger case
  15. When will we find out if NextEra is going to acquire the HECO Companies?
  16. UH Buries Report on The Economics of Athletic Mediocrity
  17. Hawaiian Homelands Rebuts Danner Sisters on $1M Contract
  18. HART Spends $70.2M Buying Up Properties for Rail
  19. Hawaii County Officer Arrested -- But no Hit and Run
  20. 251 Guards Take 'Sick Leave' During Super Bowl
  21. Victims of crime want rights stated in Hawaii constitution
  22. New program helps convicts reintegrate
  23. Medicated: House Finance Committee Passes Marijuana Dispensary Bill
  24. Aquarium bills belly up
  25. Kauai: Mainland Developer Funds Anti-Dairy Farm Litigation
  26. Senate passes bill to require pesticide disclosure
  27. Anti-GMO Mayoral Candidate Sentenced to 30 Days in Jail
  28. Maui Council Retaliates on Prosecutor after he Refuses to Fire Critic of Councilman
  29. Two Escape From HPD Handcuffs in One Week
  30. UH Manoa Fire Extinguishers Not Inspected Since 2012, Admin Tells Funny Story About Saving Pennies
  31. Turtle Bay: Abercrombie's Rush Deal Still not Finalized
  32. HNL airport favored for lax scrutiny, reports find

Tuesday, March 03, 2015
March 3, 2015 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Requirement calling for triple pay on state holidays removed from Senate Bill
  2. Full Text: 2015 State of the City Address
  3. Marijuana for the Children
  4. PBN: How would your rate Hawaii Gov. David Ige’s first three months in office? --70% 'Needs Improvement'
  5. City Cuts CIP to Pay for Pensions
  6. NextEra: 'Not Going to Rule Out' Lanai Cable
  7. Investment Advisor Admits UH 'Carbon Divestment' is Part of Money Making Scheme
  8. More Anti-GMO Hypocrisy: Pesticide Disclosure--But only for Farms 
  9. Syngenta lays off 23 workers on Kauai
  10. How Much Farmland is Left on Oahu?
  11. SB1210: Loosens Sunshine Law for Boards, Commissions, County Councils
  12. Star-Adv Backs Mayoral Control over Police Chiefs
  13. Hawaii County PD Weekend: One Dead, One Injured
  14. In Honolulu PD Custody: One Dead, One Injured
  15. Some Hawaii Electric Co. customers wait more than a year to connect rooftop solar to the grid
  16. Electric Vehicle Sale Mirror Solar Installations
  17. 600 Restaurants Fail Inspection So Far
  18. Japan negotiator: TPP trade deal with U.S. possible by spring
  19. Accused Lesbian Child Molester Back in Court
  20. HB52: Register for Selective Service to go to UH
  21. Kauai Event to Discuss Rise of Anti-Semitism

Monday, March 02, 2015
March 2, 2015 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Rail Timeout Honolulu!
  2. Hawaii the extortionate state--Vacation Rental Bills Violate NAFTA
  3. Gun-Related Bills Set for Hearing Tuesday
  4. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted March 2, 2015
  5. Applicants Wanted for Ethics and Campaign Spending Commissions
  6. Oil prices dropped by half, but Hawaii electricity rates decreased just 18 percent (except Kauai)
  7. Soaring Property Assessments Used to Feed HGEA, UPW
  8. Early Education, After-School Bills Clear Senate Committee
  9. Danner Sisters Ask Legislature to Give Them More Control Over DHHL
  10. Civil Beat Finally Dares to Mention Gabbard's 'Religious Affiliation'
  11. Gay Activist Appointed Opinion Editor for Civil Beat
  12. Muslims: Lets Do Everything We Can to Keep the Homeless on the Streets in Hawaii
  13. Envision Laie Hearing Thursday
  14. Panos: Hoopili Doesn’t Fit
  15. Hawaii Co Officer Arrested for Deadly Hit and Run
  16. Hawaii group moves to change shipping regulations governed by Jones Act
  17. UH to Kick Smokers off Campus--But only Tobacco Smokers
  18. Public can view state’s storm water management program plan

Monday, March 02, 2015
March, 2015 Letters to the Editor
Letters to the Editor
Rail Timeout Honolulu!
Sunday, March 01, 2015
March 1, 2015 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Will Legislators Co-Sign $660M Loan for Evicted Racetrack Owner?
  2. GE Tax: Piling On!
  3. SB955 Shooting Range Protection Bill Dying
  4. Legislation Alert: Sex, Drugs and Birth Certificates
  5. Dismissed: Judge Tosses Suit Seeking Removal of Schatz from Office
  6. Dog n Pony Show: Tuesday Rail Re-Bids Opened: Wednesday GE Tax Hike to Pay for More Rail
  7. GE Tax Hike: Price of Campaign Contributors
  8. Lawmakers split on SB19--GE Tax surcharge
  9. Maui Memorial Will not Have Pediatricians After May 1
  10. Coop: Kauai Electric Rates Now Lower than Oahu
  11. HB825: Legalizing the Illegal Vacation Rental on Your Street
  12. 'Interim' status leaves four UH regents in legal limbo
  13. Buffer Zones for Wind Projects?
  14. Maui Enviros Bring EPA in to Monitor and then Shut Down HC&S Harvest
  15. DoE, HSTA Fail Deaf Students
  16. Interview process begins for UH athletic director
  17. Candidates sought for Honolulu city clerk post
  18. Muslim Proposes Sharia Law for Hawaii--To be American Hub of Islamic 'Sukuk' Finance?
  19. Schatz Joins Group Controlled by J-Street Lobbyists

Saturday, February 28, 2015
February 28, 2015 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Jones Act Documentary Film Premier Sets the Stage for a Bigger Conversation
  2. Hawaii Rejects Sugary Beverage Labeling, Tax
  3. A Republican Vision for Hawaii: Kelii Akina Interviews Pat Saiki
  4. Why I voted to affirm Rep. Calvin Say as a qualified member of the House of Representatives
  5. 611 Candidates on Ballot for Neighborhood Board Elections
  6. Rhoads Admits Helping Say's Defense Team, Police Report Filed
  7. PUC Denies HECO's Request for End to Solar Net Metering
  8. CON: Keeping Hawaii Short of Long Term Care Beds
  9. Star-Adv: End Ethanol mandate
  10. What are Hawaii's Exports?
  11. City will build parking lots at just 4 of 20 rail stations
  12. SB1014: Senators Vote to Move Homeless Back in to Waikiki, Chinatown so they can Prey on Tourism, Small Business
  13. Homeless Trash Library, HPD Called
  14. Police Transparency Deferred
  15. Hawaii Co Budget Soars 4.3% Thanks to Unions
  16. Kauai Co Budget: Cut Spending to Pay for Union Contracts
  17. Mayor Wright tenants to share $350K
  18. Kauai County Auditor, county settle for $300K
  19. Maui Council Toys with Prosecutor
  20. Bill could allow Hawaii Health Connector to offer large group health coverage
  21. State deals with elevator inspection backlog, Blames Building Managers
  22. Anti-GMO Nailed: Regressive, Backward Luddites

Friday, February 27, 2015
February 27, 2015 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. The Garden Island Embraces Jones Act Reform
  2. Police seek man on video at the scene of a suspicious Kona Church Fire
  3. Ige Returns from Washington, Holds News Conference
  4. Tourism: Visitors, Expenditures Drop
  5. UHERO: Economy in 2015 will look a lot like 2014
  6. Ige: Feds Should not Rush Hawaiians on Tribe
  7. Ige Finally Agrees to Release Names of Secret Advisors
  8. 'Knives are out': Gabbard faces backlash for taking on Obama over 'Islamist' extremism
  9. Local Media Still Acts Like Chris Butler Cult Does not Exist  (biding their time?)
  10. Caldwell vs Caldwell on Rail Tax
  11. Hannemann eager to calm the talk about rail's future
  12. Mufi: HART Should Wait on Tax Hike Until First Segment of Rail is Operating
  13. KHON: Waikiki Tax Hike a Trojan Horse to Develop Natatorium Area
  14. Ige Urges Support for Ching
  15. PUC to issue order after solar letter, HECO apologizes for confusion
  16. Pushed out of Waikiki, Chinatown, Predatory Bums Head West
  17. Lawmakers Consider Automatic Voter Registration
  18. Bill Legalizing Marijuana for Children Clears Senate Committee
  19. Mass Hysteria: Aquarium bills set for Judiciary Committee hearing
  20. Kym Pine's Adopt-a-Park Proposal Before Council Committee
  21. Restaurants account for 14 percent of Hawaii's employment
  22. Feds Pressure Hawaii on Cesspools
  23. Inflation 1.4% in 2014
  24. Seawater AC Minimal Savings for Maximal Capital Expenditure
  25. US refiners may seek Jones Act waiver amid strike, Torrance explosion
  26. Marad Claims Loose lips could sink Jones Act ship orders
  27. EPA Releases Hawaii Emission List
  28. Former HPD major arrested in pedestrian death in Mililani
  29. Dobelle drops lawsuit, citing legal fight's cost
  30. 44 Convictions, Lifelong Criminal Latest Alleged Escapade--Burglary While on Work Release
  31. Psychologist: Army Homosexual Rapists are Really ... uh ... Heterosexuals

Thursday, February 26, 2015
February 26, 2015 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. List Fraud Makes Kanaiolowalu Roll 'Too Hot to Handle'
  2. HECO Denies Solar Contractors' Blockade Claim
  3. HB321 Marijuana Dispensaries: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
  4. HB1482: “Hawaii Invests Local Act” Supports Crowdfunding
  5. Forced on to Obamacare: State Places 7,700 Lives at Risk to Save $20M
  6. Caldwell, Legislators Caught Lying About Portion of GE Tax Paid by Tourists
  7. Calvin Say Residency Decision Friday
  8. Hawaii hospitals face steep losses as reimbursements, state funds erode
  9. Garden Isle: Jones Act is costly for Hawaii
  10. After a Decade, Legislators Finally Getting Around to Repealing Costly Ethanol Mandate
  11. Solar Systems Cost Non-Solar Ratepayers $53M/Year
  12. Obama Pushes Tax Hike on Air Travel
  13. Legislation Would Make Homeless into Sacred Cows
  14. Proposed $500,000 Vanpool Grant the Latest ‘FrankenBill’
  15. Measures to create public isle preschool advance
  16. Minimum wage hike could Drive Up after-school care prices, Cost State $6M
  17. Middle Class Earn less in Hawaii--Even Without Cost of Living Factors
  18. Bill upholding increased public school hours advances, Amended
  19. What happens when UH faculty, staff cross the line?
  20. Bill on UH autonomy shelved by lawmakers
  21. Lab school admissions policy legal challenge
  22. HELCO Decision Marks End for IDG Geothermal Scheme
  23. Biofuels Don't Work, But Feds Keep Paying HC&S to Talk About Them
  24. Hawaii County Boosts Assessments Rather than Hiking Tax Rates
  25. DLNR Lease Renewals Slowly Strangle Hilo Businesses, Prepare Banyan Drive to be Abandoned 
  26. Hawaii bill would make super PACs disclose sources of funding and how money is spent
  27. Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement talks to continue in Hawaii next month
  28. Inmate on work furlough arrested at burglary scene near Honolulu airport
  29. HPD Plate Scanners Got 194 Hits Last Year

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
February 25, 2015 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. HART Directors' Secret Discussion: State May Grab 25% Cut to Ease Passage of GE Tax Extension
  2. Tulsi Gabbard Hires Cult Associate as Chief of Staff
  3. Rep. McDermott sues UH Over 'Pono Choices' Secrecy
  4. Marijuana: Six Bills on the Move Thursday
  5. HELCO selects Ormat to provide an additional 25MW of geothermal energy
  6. Another Journalist Quits Omidyar: 'Blocked at Every Turn by Incompetence, Bad Faith'
  7. Ige's Secret Advisors--Broken Trust, HECO, KoOlina, HSTA
  8. Caldwell Rejects All Other Options to Spin HART GE Tax Hike
  9. HART Spins Ansaldo Sale to Hitachi as Latest Excuse for Tax Hikes
  10. Helping HART Create False Sense of Crisis, FTA says major changes to rail project would come at great price
  11. No REIT Tax
  12. Factional Considerations in Carleton Ching Nomination
  13. Calvin Say Residency Decision Friday
  14. Police Commission: Kealoha 'Exceeds Expectations'
  15. HECO holds solar hostages Taken by Contractors
  16. HHSC Emergency Funding Speeds Thru Legislature
  17. Hawaii leads nation in nursing home ratings
  18. Dobelle's lawyers drop out, cite failure to pay bills
  19. Abercrombie Rushjob on H1 to Influence Primary Election?
  20. Is a Weak Lobbying Law Getting Weaker?
  21. Commission investigates DLNR ethics complaint
  22. Shield Law Bill Clears House Judiciary Committee
  23. Randy Iwase confirmed as chairman of Hawaii PUC
  24. Hawaii lawmakers consider raising legal smoking age to 21--but only for Tobacco
  25. Hawaii Medicare patients saved an average of $1K each on prescription drugs last year
  26. TPP Coming Mid-March?
  27. China Testing New Subs able to Nuke Hawaii

Tuesday, February 24, 2015
February 24, 2015 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Hawaii lawmakers file resolutions seeking Jones Act exemption
  2. HB459 Amended: Parent's consent still needed for sex ed
  3. 608 Candidates Register for Neighborhood Board Elections
  4. Hawaii Republicans Unveil New Logo at Lincoln Day Dinner
  5. 332 Pages of Secret Regs: ‘Net Neutrality’ and Censorship Go Hand in Hand
  6. Surprise: Poorest Obamacare Enrollees Face $530 IRS Tax Bill
  7. California Plastic Bag Ban Suspended as 800,000 Sign Repeal Ballot Petition
  8. Hitachi Buying Honolulu Rail Contractor Ansaldo
  9. Behind Closed Doors: Honolulu Rail Officials Planned Political Strategy in Executive Session
  10. Rail a winner for Caldwell, at least in terms of cash
  11. Watchdog group accuses Roll Commission of ignoring transparency
  12. Pathetic Excuses: Rhoads Tries to Justify Ex-Part Communications With Say's Lawyer
  13. Yanking autonomy won't cure UH ills
  14. Ige: Feds Are ‘Very Helpful’ When It Comes to Hawaii
  15. DHHL Nominees Approved by Committee as Danner Sisters Whine
  16. Kauai Police Chief: "SB677 a Recipe for Cronyism and Corruption"
  17. Bill aims to tighten access at public housing properties
  18. Bill may halt noncompete clauses
  19. Hawaii Green Party Could be Removed from Ballot
  20. Ewa Field's historic area should grow, feds suggest
  21. After 15 Years of Maui County Bureaucracy and Harassment, Molokai Veterans Center Needs One Last Signature
  22. Grove Farm chose Hawaii Dairy Farms over Kauai hotel project, new book says
  23. A new tool to “follow the money” at the legislature
  24. Hawaii Most Expensive Marijuana in USA
  25. Hawaii Lowest Black Incarceration Rate in USA
  26. Bill would permanently allow concealed firearms for retired law enforcement
  27. Hawaii E-Commerce Fraud Rate 1%
  28. Corrupt 'Food Bank' Gets Boost from Kauai Mayor
  29. A New GSA Scandal Says ‘Aloha’?
  30. Hawaii Diploma Mill Offers 'Reasonable Prices'
  31. Scalia: Why Would a Treaty be Needed?

Monday, February 23, 2015
February 23, 2015 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. State-backed Loans: $89M to Companies Tied to OHA Chair Robert Lindsey
  2. Rep Karl Rhoads Feeding Info to Calvin Say's Attorney while Chairing 'Special Committee'?
  3. SB358: Green Energy Scammers Push Legislators to Tax Natural Gas
  4. Seminar: Your Rights When HART Comes to Take Your Property
  5. Gabbard 'Mind-Boggled' at Obama's Two-Month Advance Notice of Plan of Attack on ISIS
  6. Legislation Plans for Federal Take-Over of Hawaii Health Exchange
  7. Pension Promises Are Getting Harder for Hawaii Lawmakers To Keep
  8. Revolving Door: Former TV anchor to direct communications at Senate
  9. The Future for NextEra and HECO: More Windfarms
  10. Constitutional amendment Would Transfer Control of UH Back to Legislature
  11. Abortion mongers panic over Born Alive Bills, Say Lege Should go Easy on Killers of Pregnant Women
  12. Sheriff Beats DUI Rap after Cops, Prosecutors Fail to Show Up
  13. Some schools struggle to provide adequate food, water
  14. Chinatown: Urine Smell Receding
  15. Honolulu zoning chair comes out against Malaekahana development

Sunday, February 22, 2015
February 22, 2015 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. GMOs: How the Precautionary Principle Refutes Itself
  2. Legislative Agenda: Pot, Parents and Privacy
  3. SB473: Concealed Carry Gut and Replace
  4. How Housing First Reduced Homelessness 72% in Utah
  5. Our Best Export – Our Taxes!
  6. GE Tax Hike: Will March 3 Rail Bids Stampede House of Representatives?
  7. Gas Tax Hike to Pay for Ige's $70.9M Boost in DoT Spending?
  8. Manoa Buyout Club: Gib Arnold Could be the Most Expensive Yet
  9. Slammed by Auditor, Health Connector Cuts off Payments to 'Contractor of the Year'
  10. Ige land agency nominees: Ill Will and Bling, Just Ask Neil
  11. Star-Adv: Big Island Electric Co-op Must be Heard
  12. HGEA Negotiations Underway, Contract Expires June 30
  13. Pesticide Bill Targets Agriculture, Ignores other Users
  14. Affordable Housing Plan Will Take Decades, At the End the Problem will be Worse Than it is Now
  15. Hawaii vets express skepticism over possible changes to retirement pay
  16. Kauai: Another Wave of Mass Hysteria

Saturday, February 21, 2015
February 21, 2015 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. 575 Candidates file for Neighborhood Board Elections
  2. HB330: Increase GE Tax by 1%
  3. Caldwell: House Would Reject GE Tax Hike if Voted Today
  4. Massive Fuel Tax Hike on the Move in the House
  5. Omidyar Website Bashes Gabbard for Telling the Truth About Islamic Terrorism
  6. State Saves $27M by Forcing 7,500 Micronesians into Health Connector
  7. Ige = Hee? New Attorney General Opposes Return of Journalists' Shield Law
  8. Bill to prohibit lawmakers' fundraising weakened, but still alive
  9. 2 sides in West Coast ports dispute reach tentative contract
  10. 28 entities apply to join PUC's decision on NextEra-HEI deal
  11. NextEra Energy plans to build Hawaii's largest wind farm on Maui
  12. Protester: Kauai Dairy Farm is "how the fascists took over in Nazi Germany and the world got a Hitler"
  13. Dairy: “If you stop farming, then this resource is going to leave the agricultural designation”
  14. Kunia Ridge: Taxes, Water Bills, Regulations Conspire to Give Real Farmers the Shaft
  15. Hawaii Most Expensive State: 17.2% Above US Average Prices for Goods, Services
  16. Senate panel weighs bill to help local victims of sex trafficking, Police Complain it is too Tough on Pimps
  17. SB677: Police Commission wants to retain firing powers
  18. Developmental Disability: Hawaii Among Best States for Early Intervention
  19. Republicans aim to curb Obama's monument designations

Friday, February 20, 2015
February 20, 2015 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Neighborhood Boards: 516 Candidates Enter Race With One Day to Go
  2. Takai vs Takai on Homeland Security Funding
  3. House and Senate Republicans Join Forces on Legislation
  4. Hawaii: Anti-Gun Legislation Deferred, Pro-Gun Bills Progressing
  5. Warning labels and beverage tax fail in Legislature
  6. HECO, Taxes, Pesticides, and Teacher Tenure: House Republicans Speak Out
  7. 500 Expected at GOP Lincoln Dinner
  8. 2015 Legislative Calendar: A Guide to the Deadlines
  9. 25%: Hawaii Ranks 43rd in Weekly Church Attendance
  10. House Bills for 2015: Sex, Drugs and a Place for the Kids to Hide Out
  11. Tears and Gnashing of Teeth as Cosmic Vortex Sweeps Pesticides up Mountain Causing Multiple Illnesses and Dirty Window Blinds
  12. HB 825 Provides Little Incentive for Illegal Vacation Rentals to Register
  13. More waivers convey a “Public be damned” attitude toward legislative hearings
  14. Hawaii #2 in USA: 51.2% Tax on S-Corporation Income
  15. Posturing over DLNR pick should be entertaining
  16. Tax Hikers' Latest Trick: Rail officials pretend to need $350M loan
  17. Council OKs Waikiki tax hike
  18. $800M: Key airport projects delayed, costing more than expected
  19. Feds: Settle West Coast Today or Negotiate in DC
  20. State lawmakers aim to curb HCDA's leasing power and increase public input
  21. 27 Intervenors, Next Era Opposes Them All
  22. Ike Choy's Attack on UH Programs, Ham Handed, Narrow, Destructive
  23. Ethics Comm Bans Free Trips for Teachers, DoE Staff
  24. Instead of Raising Lunch Prices, DoE Should Follow Audit Instructions for Savings
  25. Labels: Senate Panders to Anti-GMO Mob Knowing House Will Protect Hawaii from Them
  26. As Expected, House Saves Farmers from Hypocritical Pesticide Buffer Zone Bill
  27. Infested with progressives, State asks childcare facilities to track unvaccinated children
  28. Even in Face of mass Opposition, Kauai Council Continues Tinkering with anti-Fireplace Law
  29. Are Maui tour operators ignoring federal whale watching rules?
  30. Sierra Club Boss: My Environmentalism Begins When Little People Invade Lands Once Reserved for Elite
  31. Obamaville Tent City at Kakaako Presidential Library Site
  32. Bill to Abolish Hawaii Land Use Commission Is Dead on Arrival
  33. Funding to continue the Preschool Open Doors Program passes
  34. Marsy's Law: basic rights for crime victims
  35. Sylvia Luke Raises Campaign Cash During Session
  36. Menor Proposes New Housing Office
  37. Rhoads Refuses to Hear Bill to create state game management panel
  38. Willie Plays Game with Anti-Aquarium Bills
  39. A Year Later, 40 Guam Soldiers Injured in Afghanistan Remain in Hawaii

Thursday, February 19, 2015
February 19, 2015 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Lawsuit Challenges Secrecy of Kanaiolowalu Roll Commission
  2. Big Island Group Proposes Electric Co-Op
  3. AEI: Retire the Jones Act
  4. Ige Rejects Activists, Appoints DeCoite to HD 13 Vacancy
  5. HCR33: Will Legislators Ask OHA to Help State Create Fake Indian Tribe?
  6. Scorecard: House Omnibus Marijuana Package
  7. Senate Schedules Confirmation Hearing for Controversial DLNR Appointee
  8. Gallup: Alaska, Hawaii Lead the United States in Well-Being
  9. The Hawaii Democratic Party Wants Farmers Out of Business
  10. Creating Fake Crisis to Push Tax Hike, Council pretends to remove bus funds from rail money plan
  11. Hawaii Legislature should be fixing our tax system instead of making it worse
  12. Regulators Reject Petitions to Delay NextEra’s Purchase of HECO
  13. Health Connector Padded Rolls By Dumping 7,500 Medicaid Patients into Obamacare 
  14. Bob Jones: Obamacare Unworkable
  15. Taxing TVRs: Five Bills Still Alive
  16. Tobacco Tax: Just Another Fund to be Raided
  17. SB118: Senators Strip REIT Tax Hike Out of Bill
  18. Hawaii County: Little Chance for TAT Cap to be Lifted
  19. Hawaii Teachers Salaries 19th Highest in USA, Dead Last When Cost of Living Factors in
  20. Gabbard: Obama Misidentifies Enemy, Speech is a Diversion
  21. Legislators Tinker With Rules for Making Public Adult Care Home Inspections
  22. Lawmaker pushing to buy body cams for police statewide
  23. Maui Council Refuses to Approve Prosecutor, Then Refuses to Disapprove Him
  24. HB985 General Fund Will Cover 60% of UH Expenses
  25. HB596 Dope Addicts to Get Ticket
  26. Trannies Want Birth Certificate Change so they Can Evade Draft, Force Way into Girls Dorm Rooms
  27. Mainland Group Takes Control of Planned Parenthood Hawaii
  28. Kauai Doesn't Want Dairy?  Give Them Another Hotel Instead
  29. Boaters frustrated with poor conditions at Waianae harbor

Wednesday, February 18, 2015
February 18, 2015 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. 2015 Hawaii Legislative Watch: Taxes
  2. Another House waiver of public notice—on an important energy bill
  3. Schatz 3rd Most Absentee Senator
  4. Hirono: ObamaCare Needs MORE Snow Days
  5. 449 Candidates File for Neighborhood Board Elections
  6. Galuteria Owes $7,000 Back Taxes After Lying About Residence, Senate to Consider Action
  7. Iwase the Fearless will Lead us to the NextEra
  8. Eight Industrial-Sized Solar Farms in the Works
  9. Land Swap?  State has not always been best land steward
  10. Lawmakers say Ching's DLNR confirmation is not in trouble for now
  11. Neighborhood boards promote civic engagement
  12. Rent High Enough? SB118 Will Tax REIT Landlords
  13. Pinata Party: Usual Suspects Grab for Tobacco Tax Revenues
  14. Cigarette Taxes Triple, Poor Hit Hardest--$500M to General Fund
  15. DoE Wants $1.7M Lunch Price Hike
  16. Senate Committee Approves 11 Nominees to Hawaii’s Development Authority
  17. The New Standard for Transparency: Open Checkbook
  18. Is State Ethics Commission looking to backpedal on “goodwill lobbying”?
  19. Big Island group exploring public energy co-op
  20. Committees Send Marijuana Dispensary Bill on to Full House
  21. GMOs: Rhetorical Excess to Fan the Flames of Divisiveness
  22. Label: Senate Continues Pandering to Anti-GMO Nuts
  23. Legislators Pander to Animal Liberationists, Consider Bill to Ban Zoos, Circuses
  24. Aquarium Collector Gets Suspended Sentence for Defending Himself Against Anti-Aquarium Obsessive 
  25. Obama making WWII internment camp in Hawaii a national monument

Tuesday, February 17, 2015
February 17, 2015 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. SB992: Creates Tribal Judiciary, Places 12,000 Hawaiian Children at Risk
  2. Full Text: Rail Cost Engineer on 'Billion Dollar Mile'
  3. I Mua Manoa Proposes UH Budget Sustainability Plan
  4. Feb 20: Last Chance to file for Neighborhood Board Elections
  5. In Hawaii, The State of Liabilities, The Cost of Rail is Just the Beginning
  6. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted February 17, 2015
  7. House Violates Public Notice Rules for Transsexual Birth Certificate Hearing
  8. Health Connector Bungles 3,000 Applications, Those Without Insurance Forced to Pay 2% More Income Tax
  9. Ige's Appointment for DLNR Deputy Resigned to Avoid Financial Disclosure Report
  10. Ige's DPS Deputy Nominee Placed Kulani Warden on Unpaid Leave, Then Quit Job
  11. Espinda Critics "Sissies, Assassins, Cowards"
  12. Regents Spend Hours Discussing Arnold's $1.4 M Golden Parachute
  13. Rail art should recognize those who forged this mess
  14. HB631: Gender is an Opinion, Just Ask for a Change on Birth Certificate
  15. Babes Against Civility: Environmentalism Poisons Itself
  16. Star-Adv: Aquarium Compromise Relies on Science over Emotion
  17. House bill aims to set buffer zone on wind turbine projects
  18. Care Home Industry Uses Love Story (Again) to Loosen Hawaii Laws
  19. SB199 would help fund police cameras
  20. Tulsi Gabbard: ‘Mind-Boggling,’ ‘Troubling’ Obama Won’t Recognize ISIS Islamic Ideology
  21. Hawaii County Overtime Abuse, County Vehicle Abuse Reported (Again)
  22. Students, teachers will need patience during Common Core test transition
  23. When can you record a conversation at work to prove discrimination?

Monday, February 16, 2015
February 16, 2015 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Will OHA Trustees Waste Another $5M on Push for Fake Indian Tribe?
  2. HCR33: Will House Pass Resolution Supporting Fake Indian Tribe?
  3. HB459 Forces 'Pono Choices' Gay Sex Program on Schools Statewide
  4. SB1071: Second Amendment Rights for Legal Immigrants
  5. Ige Ignores the Fervor that Got Him Elected: DLNR nomination a Public Disservice, Disappointing
  6. Hawaii Health Connector Website Collapses Again
  7. NextEra seeks smooth sailing in choppy waters
  8. Hawaii: Highest Paid Part-Time Legislature in US
  9. State Accounting System is 46 Years Out of Date
  10. Air service helps deliver fresh produce, medical supplies to Oahu
  11. Legislators Consider Harassing Farmers Market Vendors
  12. 100 Disabled, Elderly Drivers Wait as State Fails to Provide Medical Exams
  13. Will New Obstacles Dim Hawaii’s Solar Power Surge?
  14. Hirono is Only Democrat Supporting Rand Paul's 'Audit the Fed' Bill
  15. Hotels Report 'Unexpected Softness' in Demand

Sunday, February 15, 2015
February 15, 2015 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Maui Democrats Nominate Two Protesters and a Farmer for HD13 Vacancy
  2. Hotels as Renters
  3. Invisible Ige Holes up with the Big Cheeses as Cauldron Bubbles
  4. Partnership: All of Nothing for Maui's Only Hospital
  5. Star-Adv: Give OHA your views on Kakaako
  6. HSTA Operative Demands Legislators back off Instructional Hours Law
  7. So-Called 'Consumer Advocate' proposes greater secrecy in NextEra merger
  8. Revolving Door: From Star Adv to Billy Kenoi and Back Again as Capitol Bureau Chief
  9. If We can't Run a Zoo, How can We Run Rail?
  10. Matson: Only One Ship Coming This Week
  11. Dairy is safe for the environment, and we will prove it
  12. Tulsi Gabbard to Marry Another Cult Member

Saturday, February 14, 2015
February 14, 2015 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Feb 20: Last Chance to file for Neighborhood Board Elections
  2. Pro-Life? Hawaii One of Only Four States With no Abortion-Free Insurance Policies on Health Exchange
  3. HR235: Eliminate Hawaii Internet Access Taxes
  4. Grassroot Institute: Promoting our Principles in the Legislature
  5. SB727: Hike GE Tax Another 0.5% Statewide
  6. Ige Nominates DoTax, DoH Deputy Directors
  7. Horizon Settles Lawsuit, Clears Way for Sale to Pasha, Matson
  8. Right to Try Bills would Protect Terminally-Ill Patients from FDA Restrictions
  9. Jones Act Case to Be Heard by 9th Circuit at UH Manoa
  10. Rhoads, Chun Oakland Behind Massive Income Tax Hike
  11. Statewide Preschool: SB844 Passes Senate Education Committee
  12. Latest Excuse: Say's Palolo Home 'Being Renovated'
  13. Anti-GMO 'Babes' Admit They are Democrats, Ask Party Not to Nominate Real Molokai Farmer
  14. Ige to Sign over 400 Ac of Hana 'Forest Reserve' to Maui Windfarm Developer
  15. Legislators Continue to Fight to Keep Dole Land from Being Sold to Individual Owners
  16. Exposed: NextEra Schemes to Prevent Rate Cuts for Four Years
  17. Ige's AG Lobbied for Private Prison, Nomination Approved Anyway
  18. Obama Sends Labor Secretary to Talk to ILWU, Management
  19. Big Island Lawmakers Tell their Doper Constituents to be Hopeful About Getting More Weed from the Government
  20. Retailers Money Tied Up by Shipping Delays
  21. Opinions differ on mainland placement for Hawaii's troubled teens
  22. Dozens of mini iPads stolen from West Oahu schools
  23. Star-Adv: Taxi rules the problem, not Uber, Lyft


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Second Amendment Update: Bills & Hearings
by Dr Maxwell Cooper Wednesday, March 04, 2015

...five gun-related bills on the move in the Hawaii Legislature....


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Hawaii Open Budget: A bold step towards fiscal transparency
by News Release Wednesday, March 04, 2015

...a nonpartisan effort to make the state budgeting process accessible to the public by putting state budget facts and figures online, in real time....


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Final List of Neighborhood Board Candidates Released
by News Article Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Neighborhood Board elections will be held in April and May of this year....


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Protect American Shipping? The Jones Act Record of Failure
by News Article Wednesday, March 04, 2015

...In 1950, 43 percent of global shipping was done by US-flagged vessels. According to a 2009 Department of Transportation report that percentage has fallen to 1.5 percent....


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Hawaii is Not the Hawaii I Knew
by Joni Kamiya Wednesday, March 04, 2015

...the SHAKA Movement is now going after the sugar cane industry....


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Rail Project Forum: Eminent Domain, Just Compensation, and Protecting Property Rights
by Robert Thomas Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Date: Tomorrow, Thursday, March 5, 2015
Time: 6:00 - 7:15 p.m.
Location: Farrington High School Cafeteria

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Fake Indian Tribe Falling Apart: Hawaiian Civic Club Consortium Decision "Null and Void"
by Andrew Walden Wednesday, March 04, 2015

...Upset by their Board of Directors' January 17, 2015 decision to join in the push for creation of a fake Indian Tribe, Hawaiian Civic Club members February 20, 2015 filed an internal complaint....


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Is The Hawaii Reapportionment Commission About To Go The Way Of The 'O'o Bird?
by Robert Thomas Tuesday, March 03, 2015

...come June, we'll be watching for more guidance from the Supreme Court.....


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Revolving Door: Former TV Anchors Among Ige's Latest Appointees
by News Release Tuesday, March 03, 2015

None of the appointments are subject to confirmation by the Senate....


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Video: Rep Thielen Questions NextEra on Big Cable
by Video Video Tuesday, March 03, 2015

...HB1468 Removes the authorization granted to the public utilities commission to establish an interisland high-voltage electric transmission cable....


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Marijuana for the Children
by News Article Tuesday, March 03, 2015

...testimony of marijuana supporters argue that the bills being considered should decriminalize marijuana for BOTH adults and minors....


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Full Text: 2015 State of the City Address
by News Release Tuesday, March 03, 2015

...Caldwell delivered his third annual State of the City Address on Tuesday morning, February 24, 2015....


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Requirement calling for triple pay on state holidays removed from Senate Bill
by News Release Tuesday, March 03, 2015

...please join your legislators for an informal reception at the Capitol hosted by NFIB on Friday, March 13 at 4 p.m....


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Hawaii the extortionate state--Vacation Rental Bills Violate NAFTA
by News Article Monday, March 02, 2015

Ownership of a Hawaiian vacation rental has become a dangerous investment....


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Applicants Wanted for Ethics and Campaign Spending Commissions
by News Release Monday, March 02, 2015

Interested persons should submit an application along with a resume and three letters of recommendation postmarked by March 13, 2015....


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Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted March 2, 2015
by Congress .org Monday, March 02, 2015
Senate: Fiscal 2015 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations - Passage
House: Fiscal 2015 Homeland Department Continuing Resolution – Passage
House: Education Savings Plan Expansion – Passage

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Gun-Related Bills Set for Hearing Tuesday
by News Release Monday, March 02, 2015

The House Judiciary Committee will hear two bills on our issues Tuesday 3/3/15, 1pm, Rm. 325....


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Dismissed: Judge Tosses Suit Seeking Removal of Schatz from Office
by News Article Sunday, March 01, 2015

...Seventeenth Amendment issues matter. Its strange wording allows legislatures to game the system....


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Legislation Alert: Sex, Drugs and Birth Certificates
by Hawaii Family Advocates Sunday, March 01, 2015

Mahalo for taking the time to engage your public officials....


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SB955 Shooting Range Protection Bill Dying
by News Release Sunday, March 01, 2015

SB955 is dead for the year unless Senate Judiciary Chair, Senator Gilbert Keith-Agaran, schedules it by 9:15 Monday March 2 for a hearing 9:15am March 4....


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GE Tax: Piling On!
by Tom Yamachika Sunday, March 01, 2015

The Legislature is considering several bills that would add increases or surcharges to the Hawaii General Excise Tax (GET)....


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Will Legislators Co-Sign $660M Loan for Evicted Racetrack Owner?
by Andrew Walden Saturday, February 28, 2015

...If approved, non-profits directed by Grace, the Paradise Lua porta-potty magnate who beat the rap for the 1999 Aloha Stadium porta-potty fire bombings, would be eligible for millions of dollars to fund proposals such as the "Paradise Ohana Heart and Vascular Center, Inc."....


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611 Candidates on Ballot for Neighborhood Board Elections
by News Article Saturday, February 28, 2015

The 2015 Neighborhood Board elections will be held in April and May of this year. At stake are 437 seats on Oahu’s 33 Neighborhood Boards, whose volunteer members hold monthly meetings and serve as advisors on community concerns....


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A Republican Vision for Hawaii: Kelii Akina Interviews Pat Saiki
by Video Video Friday, February 27, 2015

...the role, vision and challenges of the GOP in Hawaii....


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Jones Act Documentary Film Premier Sets the Stage for a Bigger Conversation
by Video Video Friday, February 27, 2015

The event was attended by approximately 80-100 members of public, some legislators, legislature staff and members of the shipping industry....


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Why I voted to affirm Rep. Calvin Say as a qualified member of the House of Representatives
by News Article Friday, February 27, 2015

As the Minority member on the House Special Committee to investigate the residency challenge to Rep. Calvin Say, I know many people expected me to put forward a dissenting opinion....


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Hawaii Rejects Sugary Beverage Labeling, Tax
by Andrew Walden Friday, February 27, 2015

...the proposed laws could actually increase obesity by increasing poverty....


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UHERO: Economy in 2015 will look a lot like 2014
by UH ERO Friday, February 27, 2015

...not all damage from the past recession has been repaired....


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Tourism: Visitors, Expenditures Drop
by News Release Friday, February 27, 2015

...Japanese arrivals decreased 4.9 percent to 110,969 visitors....


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Ige Returns from Washington, Holds News Conference
by News Release Friday, February 27, 2015

...Ige held a news conference to provide information about his participation in the National Governors Association Winter Meeting....


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Police seek man on video at the scene of a suspicious Kona Church Fire
by News Release Friday, February 27, 2015

At 6:10 a.m. Thursday (February 26), Kona Patrol officers responded to a report of a fire at the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Captain Cook....


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The Garden Island Embraces Jones Act Reform
by Grassroot Institute Thursday, February 26, 2015

The old arguments in favor of the Act are no longer persuasive in light of the overwhelming evidence that it raises the cost of living....


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HB321 Marijuana Dispensaries: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
by News Article Thursday, February 26, 2015

...The question now is not whether the dispensary bills will pass, but more what these bills will look like....


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HB1482: “Hawaii Invests Local Act” Supports Crowdfunding
by News Release Thursday, February 26, 2015

...House Bill 1482 aims to establish a crowd-funding exemption for limited intrastate investments between Hawaii residents and Hawaii businesses....


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HECO Denies Solar Contractors' Blockade Claim
by News Release Thursday, February 26, 2015

Contrary to some reports, the Hawaiian Electric Companies are continuing to accept solar photovoltaic (PV) applications....


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List Fraud Makes Kanaiolowalu Roll 'Too Hot to Handle'
by Video Video Wednesday, February 25, 2015

They Had Everything Planned So Carefully....


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HART Directors' Secret Discussion: State May Grab 25% Cut to Ease Passage of GE Tax Extension
by Andrew Walden Wednesday, February 25, 2015
HART Chairman Don Horner suggests the State's surcharge will be raised to 25% even though such a move would "result in a deficit in anticipated GET revenues."
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Tulsi Gabbard Hires Cult Associate as Chief of Staff
by Andrew Walden Wednesday, February 25, 2015

...Tulsi Gabbard has quietly hired an identified associate of the Chris Butler Cult as her new Chief of Staff....


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Another Journalist Quits Omidyar: 'Blocked at Every Turn by Incompetence, Bad Faith'
by News Article Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The problems were partly due to mismanagement but even more, as I have suggested, to the dishonesty of the leadership and its willingness — even eagerness — to shamelessly lie to its own employees....


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HELCO selects Ormat to provide an additional 25MW of geothermal energy
by News Release Tuesday, February 24, 2015

The next step in the process is to begin contract negotiations with Ormat, with an agreement to be submitted to the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) for approval....


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Marijuana: Six Bills on the Move Thursday
by News Article Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Marijuana advocates are hard at work trying to game the system....


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Rep. McDermott sues UH Over 'Pono Choices' Secrecy
by News Release Tuesday, February 24, 2015
The real question: what is the University of Hawaii afraid of?
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Hitachi Buying Honolulu Rail Contractor Ansaldo
by News Article Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Italy’s largest union, Cgil, called for “a meeting with the government to discuss the possibility of blocking the sale to protect jobs and one of the country’s strategic industries.”


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California Plastic Bag Ban Suspended as 800,000 Sign Repeal Ballot Petition
by News Release Tuesday, February 24, 2015
“SB 270 was never a bill about the environment. It was a backroom deal between the California Grocers Association and their union friends to scam consumers out of billions of dollars in bag fees – all under the guise of environmentalism.”
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Hawaii lawmakers file resolutions seeking Jones Act exemption
by News Release Tuesday, February 24, 2015

...a short documentary film to educate the public about the Jones Act, which will be shown this Friday, February 27, 2015 at 12pm in the Capitol Auditorium....


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Surprise: Poorest Obamacare Enrollees Face $530 IRS Tax Bill
by Americans for Tax Reform Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Also in the H&R Block report is the news that the individual mandate penalty is averaging $172. This is likely to rise in future years....


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332 Pages of Secret Regs: ‘Net Neutrality’ and Censorship Go Hand in Hand
by News Article Monday, February 23, 2015

...While the FCC is inserting government bureaucracy into all aspects of Internet access, the FEC is debating whether to regulate Internet content, specifically political speech posted for free online....


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HB459 Amended: Parent's consent still needed for sex ed
by Video Video Monday, February 23, 2015

"We want to encourage parents to always be the ones that are responsible for what their kids are learning in the public school system," Hawaii Family Forum's Eva Andrade said....


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608 Candidates Register for Neighborhood Board Elections
by News Article Monday, February 23, 2015

Neighborhood Board elections will be held in April and May of this year. At stake are 437 seats on Oahu’s 33 Neighborhood Boards....


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Hawaii Republicans Unveil New Logo at Lincoln Day Dinner
by News Release Monday, February 23, 2015

...a surprise announcement to over 450 guests at the annual Lincoln Dinner....


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Gabbard 'Mind-Boggled' at Obama's Two-Month Advance Notice of Plan of Attack on ISIS
by Video Video Monday, February 23, 2015

"That you're not only outlining the timeline — which is troubling, but you're also talking about specifically how many troops, how many brigades, where they're coming from, and what they're going to be doing...."


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Rep Karl Rhoads Feeding Info to Calvin Say's Attorney while Chairing 'Special Committee'?
by News Article Monday, February 23, 2015

The state House investigation of a challenge to former speaker Calvin Say’s right to hold his seat in Hawaii’s House of Representatives has taken a new twist....


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Seminar: Your Rights When HART Comes to Take Your Property
by Robert Thomas Sunday, February 22, 2015

...Thursday, March 5, 2015, from 6:00 - 7:15 p.m. at the Farrington High School Cafeteria....


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SB358: Green Energy Scammers Push Legislators to Tax Natural Gas
by Andrew Walden Sunday, February 22, 2015

Under SB358, gas will be taxed more heavily than oil....


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State-backed Loans: $89M to Companies Tied to OHA Chair Robert Lindsey
by Andrew Walden Sunday, February 22, 2015

If approved, Hawaii taxpayers could find themselves providing $44M in loan guarantees to an Indian company's jet fuel deal in England....


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Our Best Export – Our Taxes!
by Tom Yamachika Sunday, February 22, 2015

...we are exporting around 15%-20% of our general excise tax....


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SB473: Concealed Carry Gut and Replace
by News Release Saturday, February 21, 2015

SB 473, SD1, proposing carry permit issue rules under the Federal retired Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act (LEOSA), has a hearing, Tuesday, 02-24 at 9:15AM....


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Legislative Agenda: Pot, Parents and Privacy
by Hawaii Family Forum Saturday, February 21, 2015

The Hawaii State Legislature opened on January 21, 2015 and today, February 20, 2015, is DECKING.  What that means is that all bills that have been assigned to multiple committees, must have moved to their final committees....


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GMOs: How the Precautionary Principle Refutes Itself
by News Article Saturday, February 21, 2015

Incorporating the precautionary principle into public policy is itself “an activity [that] raises threats of harm to human health or the environment.”....


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How Housing First Reduced Homelessness 72% in Utah
by News Article Saturday, February 21, 2015

In the past nine years, Utah has decreased the number of homeless by 72 percent—largely by finding and building apartments where they can live, permanently, with no strings attached....


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575 Candidates file for Neighborhood Board Elections
by News Article Saturday, February 21, 2015

The 2015 Neighborhood Board elections will be held in April and May of this year. At stake are 437 seats on Oahu’s 33 Neighborhood Boards....


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HB330: Increase GE Tax by 1%
by Grassroot Institute Friday, February 20, 2015

... According to ITEP, payment of sales and excise taxes takes up an average of 11% of family income for the poorest 20% of earners ....


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Hawaii #2 in USA: 51.2% Tax on S-Corporation Income
by News Article Friday, February 20, 2015

The fasted growing type of pass-through business is the S corporation....


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Warning labels and beverage tax fail in Legislature
by News Release Friday, February 20, 2015

We have good news to share about our fights against unfair taxes and regulation....


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Tears and Gnashing of Teeth as Cosmic Vortex Sweeps Pesticides up Mountain Causing Multiple Illnesses and Dirty Window Blinds
by Joni Kamiya Friday, February 20, 2015

The best part of the hearing was hearing Dustin Barca go on about toxins and the horrible corporations. He even talked about how the cigarette companies and their evils. It’s weird because I just saw him smoking some corporate grown tobacco and inhaling toxins....


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HB 825 Provides Little Incentive for Illegal Vacation Rentals to Register
by Grassroot Institute Friday, February 20, 2015

...the effect of this bill is to burden the compliant small businesses and owner/operator establishments by creating a system that favors larger rental companies and hotels....


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More waivers convey a “Public be damned” attitude toward legislative hearings
by News Article Friday, February 20, 2015

The Hawaii state legislature committed three more waivers of notice....


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House Bills for 2015: Sex, Drugs and a Place for the Kids to Hide Out
by Rep Bob McDermott Friday, February 20, 2015

...bills that might have negative impacts on families or communities....


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Takai vs Takai on Homeland Security Funding
by Andrew Walden Friday, February 20, 2015
Did any reporter ask Takai whether he regretted last month's vote against funding DHS?
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Neighborhood Boards: 516 Candidates Enter Race With One Day to Go
by News Release Thursday, February 19, 2015

The deadline to submit completed candidate and voter registration forms for Neighborhood Board elections is this Friday, February 20, 2015....


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