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Monday, March 27, 2017
March 27, 2017 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Prince Kuhio’s Fight to Americanize Hawaii
  2. Feds to Reopen Papahanaumokuakea to Fishing?
  3. Farmer: Shame on Kawailoa Development LLP
  4. Hawaii Taxpayers to be kept waiting 16 weeks on Tax refunds
  5. Political Insiders Among Few to Get Caldwell’s Ohana Dwelling Permits
  6. Molokai to be 100% Renewable in 2020?
  7. If Hawaii Democrats believe in Sea Level Rise—Why are they building Rail?
  8. Iwilei: Homeless Problem will be solved just as soon as Rail is Finished?
  9. East Hawaii GOP Convention Offers Preview of State Convention
  10. Hawaii v Trump Updates

Monday, March 27, 2017
March, 2017 Letters to the Editor
Letters to the Editor
Farmer: Shame on Kawailoa Development LLP
Sunday, March 26, 2017
March 26, 2017 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Yes, Toto, Tourists Also Pay Real Property Tax
  2. Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
  3. Hawaii Co Ag Property Tax Rate up 48.2%
  4. HIDOT Airports Div Red Tape: Theater of the Absurd
  5. Track rail costs with a Doomsday Clock
  6. Will Democrat ‘Mean Girls’ Let Fukumoto In?
  7. DLNR: Sea Levels to Rise 3.2 Feet (or was it 9?)  We are all Doomed!
  8. ‘Groundwater Inundation’ UH Manoa ‘Research’ Devises New Way to Shake Green Energy Tax Credits out of Lege
  9. SB1150 Chemophobia is Profitable: Selling ‘Bogus ‘Reef Safe’ Sunscreens
  10. Will State Fund Veterans Treatment Court?

Saturday, March 25, 2017
March 25, 2017 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Maui Man Stabs Girlfriend to Death Because She Refused Abortion
  2. Maui: Arakawa Submits $795.3 Million Budget Proposal
  3. Signer of Anti-Trump Letter Withdraws From Hawaii Military Think Tank
  4. ‘Sanctuary State?’—Hawaii Dems Pass Toothless Resolution to Fool Base
  5. HB1518: Bill could limit access to public records
  6. Amazon will collect sales taxes nationwide starting April 1
  7. HB1580 Abolish Gasoline and Diesel Vehicles
  8. Audit of tourism authority is urged
  9. Law exists to help mentally ill get treatment, but few resources available to do so
  10. HB1281: Bill to give homeless day jobs advances
  11. Tough Love: Diamond Head Homeless Sweep Forcers Six to Finally Accept Shelter
  12. Unreasonable Abercrombie Angry at Legislators--Wants Death for Expensive Oldsters
  13. Honolulu Prosecutor faces intense criticism for management of domestic violence safe house
  14. How Hawaii Paroling Authority Finds Excuses to Let Criminals Out Again and Again
  15. Ookala residents say runoff from dairy is contaminating streams, community

Friday, March 24, 2017
March 24, 2017 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Office of Hawaiian Affairs Ratifies Independent Audit
  2. On Sister Isles Working Class Whites Dying of Despair
  3. Being Hypnotized by HART?
  4. Double Food Production? Failed Central Planning Thrives in Hawaii
  5. Assisted Suicide Loses in Hawaii
  6. Hawaii Missile Defense Now
  7. HB209 and SB648 -- Two Income Tax Hikes on the Move
  8. Two Versions: Legal or Illegal TVRs to Be Taxed?
  9. HSTA Operative: Stalled Contract Talks Are Prompting Whispers Of A Strike
  10. 78-year-old business could shut down due to problems from homeless encampment
  11. Soft on Crime: Multiple Felon Gets Parole—Violates and Escapes in Beemer
  12. Unwanted Fukumoto to be Rejected by Democrats?
  13. Fukumoto: This is the Peak of My Political Career
  14. Travel Ban: Muslims Laughed out of Court

Thursday, March 23, 2017
March 23, 2017 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Rep Andria Tupola to Run for Republican Party Chair?
  2. Do Muslims Have a Property Interest in US Visas?
  3. DLNR Statewide Hunting Survey
  4. Caldwell’s Chief of Staff Quits
  5. Victory! Lawmakers table Assisted Suicide bill following intense debate
  6. SB1183: Rail Tax Hike, Skim is Back --for DOTAX and HIDOT
  7. HB1580 Hawaii Legislators Still Working on Plan to Ban Gasoline, Diesel Vehicles
  8. HB552: Obamacare Mandate Tax for Hawaii
  9. Honolulu Council ‘Rats Approve Garbage Tax, Bus Fare Hikes
  10. Bill 7 A Massive Property Tax Hike
  11. Lawmakers consider charging prepaid wireless users a Million Dollar fee
  12. City Employees Use Each Others Raises as Excuse for More Raises
  13. Reduced Budget Growth hits construction, schools
  14. Fukumoto? Some Democrats Urge Rep Marilyn Lee to Get Out of the Way
  15. Census: Oahu Loses 5,156 People in 2016
  16. Hypocrisy: Hawaii Accepts only 127 Refugees Since 9-11 Attacks
  17. DUI Attorneys Use Prosecutor’s ‘Ghost Ticket’ Defense for Their Own Clients
  18. Objection! 831 Exhibits Introduced in Telescope Case
  19. Oahu's hot housing market, limited supply leading to soaring demand
  20. Veterans Choice Worth Improving
  21. Espinda Slowing Down—Only 17 Over the Limit This Time

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
March 22, 2017 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Omidyar Wins by Losing: Kauai Court Ruling Forces Farms to File EIS
  2. Trustees Set to Vote on OHA Audit
  3. Hawaii is in North Korea’s Crosshairs with no Real Defense
  4. Supreme Court: IDEA Requires ‘Ambitious’ Education Plan for Disabled Children
  5. Immigration: 9th Circuit Judge Warns Against ‘Judicial Psychoanalysis’
  6. Travel Ban: Hawaii AG Presents Obama Judge With More Paperwork to Rubberstamp
  7. Homeless Tent City: DLNR Removes ‘Tons of Debris’ from Diamond Head
  8. Fukumoto Quits GOP: ‘Seeking Membership in Democratic Party’
  9. SB1183: House Reinstates Massive Rail Tax Hike
  10. HSTA: No Private Organization (other than us) Should Influence Superintendent Selection Process
  11. Kauai Judge Sets Precedent for Obstruction of Agriculture
  12. Hundreds Sign Petition Demanding Removal of ‘Criminal Vagrant Squatters’
  13. After Years of HIDOT Bungling, Hawaiian Air Takes over Airport Project
  14. DOH fines DOA for illegal wastewater discharge in Halawa Stream
  15. Massive 5% Raise for Caldwell and his Cronies
  16. HMSA payment overhaul could impact care quality
  17. Incompetent DoE Meets Only 20% of Cool Schools Goal as Money Runs Out
  18. Trump policies could mean big boon for Hawaii fishermen
  19. Honolulu judge sides with American Samoa fishermen over feds
  20. Financial Times: Will Hawaii ERS Cause Stock Market Crash?
  21. Pew: Only Hawaii Has Eradicated Christians from Congressional Delegation 
  22. Board and Care: We ‘Vote’ our Patients, so Legislators Better Shut Down our Competitors
  23. Jeff Stone Proposes 80 McMansions for Hanalei Ridge
  24. High pesticide level spurs first recreational marijuana recall

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
March 21, 2017 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Public-Private Partnerships: Study Examines New Options for Rail
  2. Assisted Suicide Hearing Set for Thursday
  3. College Readiness: How Did Your School Do?
  4. Statewide 2017 HS Graduation Dates
  5. JSC Seeks Nominees for Two Oahu Judicial Vacancies
  6. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted March 21, 2017
  7. HSTA Operative: We Made Ige, We Can Destroy Him
  8. Last Tax Hike Bill to Line HIDOT Coffers
  9. Film Tax Credits: Payoff for OHA to be Required
  10. Amazon to tax items sold in Hawaii
  11. State: Uber, Lyft ride-sharing fares subject to excise taxes
  12. Sunshine Week: “We are always secretive”
  13. Another Cop Charged in Another Child-Rape Case
  14. SB804: Hawaii Rep Creagan Revives Pesticide Disclosure Bill
  15. As is so Often the Case, Civil Beat Gets it Wrong
  16. Lawyers Profit Bigly from Telescope Hearings
  17. Lawyers profit from Homelessness: City's decision to pass on ACLU settlement offer proves costly
  18. Psychiatrist Sues HHSC
  19. Will Council Put Developers on HSDC Nomination List?

Monday, March 20, 2017
March 20, 2017 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. After Six Years Fight State Attempt to Steal Property--State May Owe Developer $200M
  2. Five Years Later—Still no Permit to Demolish Hotel, Build School
  3. Mindless Bureaucracy Obstructs Wireless Tech in Hawaii
  4. Convention Center Goes Back to Losing Money
  5. Dealers’ Moldy Salmonella-Infected Marijuana Kept Waiting by State Bureaucracy
  6. Bill 7: Caldwell’s Latest Tax Hike Trick
  7. Big Fat Raises for Kauai County Execs 
  8. Following the Anti-GMO Money, Part 2
  9. Caldwell Makes Sustainability Unsustainable
  10. HB887: Don’t Pay off All the OPEB Debt and We’ll Be Rich, Rich Rich!
  11. SB382: Legislature Considers Restructuring Public Utilities Commission
  12. HB2: Big Island Farms to Become TVRs
  13. Low morale plagues staff at veterans’ medical offices

Sunday, March 19, 2017
March 19, 2017 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Dissent: Five Ninth Circuit Judges Rebuke Court’s Immigration Ruling
  2. A Constitutional Amendment for Education Wars, Part 2
  3. Fox News Video: How your tax dollars are being wasted on a railway in Hawaii
  4. Assisted Suicide Laws in Oregon and Washington: What Safeguards?
  5. Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
  6. Caldwell Fined for Sewage Spills
  7. Election Results: KIUC Co-op Board
  8. March 18, 1959: Eisenhower Signs Hawaii Statehood Bill
  9. National Republicans Poised to Liberate Hawaii from HMSA-Kaiser Duopoly
  10. Star-Advertiser Instructs Readers on How to Hate Trump
  11. HB1471: Tax the TVRs Bill Still Alive
  12. HIDOT Continues to Blackmail Big Island
  13. HB775--Egg Inspection: Will legislature End 86 Years of Mindless Bureaucracy?
  14. Maui Waena’s new building — after 10 years — is finally open
  15. VA: Mindless Bureaucracy Makes a Mess out of Veterans Choice Program
  16. HB432: Lawmakers consider making financial abuse by caregivers a felony
  17. H-Power: Third Boiler Reduces Waste Flow to
  18. Key Democratic Officials Now Warning Base Not to Expect Evidence of Trump/Russia Collusion

Saturday, March 18, 2017
March 18, 2017 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. ‘Unindicted Co-conspirator’ Owns Manoa Mosque
  2. Hawaiian biodiversity declining millions of years--Before Humans Arrived
  3. Letter to OHA: Hawaiian Activists Demand Audit
  4. Trump Budget to De-fund Democrat Ward-Heelers in Hawaii
  5. “This is what we’ve done to Kauai now. You can’t even have a farm on ag land.”
  6. MECO May Face Blackouts After HC&S Closure
  7. SB718 Homeless Court
  8. Kailua Kona ‘Building a Force’ to Get Rid of ‘Criminal Vagrant Squatters’
  9. Hawaiian Airlines, HTA back airport authority bill
  10. 40 Muslims Eager to Engage with UH Manoa – But The Trumpmonster Won’t Let Them
  11. Muslims Leaving Hawaii

Friday, March 17, 2017
March 17, 2017 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Hawaii v Trump: Decision based on Campaign Statements “Dangerous”
  2. How to fix Hawaii’s pension problem
  3. 15 Tax Hike Bills—and Four Tax Cuts--on the Move in the Legislature
  4. The Legislature Just Can't Help Itself When It Comes to the Maui Hospital
  5. Chief Justice Appoints Three Oahu District Court Judges
  6. Billy Kenoi Lava Tube
  7. Survey: Plurality in Hawaii Support Trump’s Travel Ban
  8. Hawaii is a Sanctuary State for Corruption—No Wiretaps Ordered Outside of Maui County
  9. $15M Change Orders: Redesign Rail Columns so they Don’t Collapse Under Weight of Stations
  10. SB334/HB1401: 100% Vote by Mail in 2020
  11. State Fines City for Caldwell Sewage Spills
  12. HPD might test body cameras this year
  13. New law would require Hawaii church-based pregnancy centers to post abortion referral sign
  14. SB1266: Low-Income Tenants Ask State To Keep Their Housing Affordable
  15. E-Cig Tax Will Force Retailers to Register
  16. Bumbling Legislators Could Cost State $55M in Federal Funds
  17. Trump’s Cuts to Taxpayer-Funded Liberalism Could be Deeeevaaastaaaatiiiing in Hawaii
  18. Hawaii Gas to build infrastructure for LNG expansion project
  19. Tillerson: Pre-emptive force an option with N.Korea

Thursday, March 16, 2017
March 16, 2017 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. How Would You Fix OHA?
  2. Study: Ige's Budget Runs Out of Money in Two Years
  3. American Samoa Rep Calls on Trump to Undo Fishing Bans in Obama Tuna Monuments
  4. Another Dangerous Travel-Ban Ruling
  5. House Budget Cuts Pension Payments
  6. Jail Population Down to 20 Prisoners?  Hawaii House Rearranges Staff
  7. HCR103: State House to Hear Alternative to Elevated Rail
  8. How To Save Money And Salvage The Rail
  9. Shakedown: To Get Film Tax Credits, Producers Will Have to Hire OHA ‘Cultural Consultants’
  10. County Budget Swells—65% for Salaries
  11. Hawaii ranks dead last in voter turnout for 2016 election
  12. Retaliation: Hawaii County Election Officials Continue to Drag Whistleblowers Through Court
  13. No applicants yet for next Honolulu police chief—April 3 Deadline
  14. Soft on Crime: Two Police Chases and Still out on Street
  15. Big Bust a Sign That OxyContin Users Shift to Heroin?
  16. SOS Domestic Violence Advocates Respond to Scene
  17. How Legislators Tricked Anti-GMO Morons
  18. Lead Poisoning: Caldwell Reneged on Promise to Maintain Site
  19. Dead Bee Hype Busted
  20. Hawaii v Trump: As Expected Honolulu Federal Judge Does His Part for the Local Power Structure

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
March 15, 2017 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Another Step Towards an OHA Audit
  2. Hawaii Republican Party Convention Set for May 12-13
  3. Break up 9th Circuit Court? Judicial Conference asks for 5 More Judgeships
  4. SB501: Force Pro-Life Centers to Promote Abortion
  5. How Paid Home Care leads to Union Membership Scam
  6. Trump Ban “Blatantly discriminatory”? Hawaii Should Look at the Fake Indian Tribe
  7. Prosecutor’s Office Tries to Squeeze Defendant on Behalf of Kealoha
  8. Liberal States Time their Anti-Trump Suits so Shopped Judges can Coordinate
  9. Caldwell: Creating a Giant Bureaucracy to do Sweetheart Deals with Developers
  10. Akina: Public-worker benefits need reform
  11. BOE Search: Matayoshi Should Apply
  12. HIDOT Takes Waianae Hostage, Demands Money
  13. Frustration mounts over HIDOT’s slow Honolulu airport renovations
  14. DLNR: A&B must prepare EIS for East Maui water diversion
  15. Following the Anti-GMO Money
  16. So Busy With Anti-Pesticide Hype, DoH Forgets About Lead Poisoned Soil in Kalihi
  17. SB1150 Crackpot Sunscreen Ban Continues to Advance
  18. Cover-up?  Kam Schools wants Secret Court Hearing on Alleged Faculty Pervert
  19. Manoa Rapist to get Another Chance?
  20. SB 718: Funds sought to expand court sessions for homeless
  21. Plan to Shut Down West Hawaii Homeless Camp Begins With Arrest of Its Meth Dealers
  22. Hawaii Supreme Court narrows definition of “disorderly conduct” in case of Occupy activist

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
March 14, 2017 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. UPDATE: Galera Quits, BoE Resumes Search for Superintendent
  2. Grassroot Institute Urges Caution in Light of New Revenue Projection
  3. Race-based voting overturned in Guam — after six years
  4. House Finance Committee Proposes Budget
  5. Hawaii One of Seven Best States for Telemedicine
  6. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted March 14, 2017
  7. What are the Financial Benefits of a University of Hawaii Education?
  8. Hawaii's case against Trump's travel ban, debunked
  9. Musical Chairs: Takumi of Pearl City will now be in charge of Laughing at Anti-GMO activists
  10. House Shakeup Also Related to Superintendent Search?
  11. Crooked Charter School Principal Gets off Even Easier
  12. Other Liberal States See Hawaii v Trump as a Joke—Join Washington v Trump Instead
  13. Dems Wish They Were Trump
  14. State Revenue Forecast Drops By $250 Million
  15. Hawaii among states with highest individual income tax collections per capita
  16. Young Parents Stay Broke until Kids Reach High School Age
  17. Bills Dealing With Homeless Health
  18. Twenty First Century Utilities still interested in Hawaiian Electric, source says
  19. Amid federal probe, wife of former police chief demoted at city prosecutor's office
  20. Another Day, Another Crooked Cop
  21. $1M a Year to Dump Toxic Waste on Hawaii
  22. More DOBOR Harassment Defeated

Monday, March 13, 2017
March 13, 2017 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Board of Education Delays Superintendent Search Process After Challenge from Castle Foundation
  2. Honolulu Neighborhood Board--List of Contested Races and Candidates
  3. The Real Poison in Paradise
  4. Hawaii v Trump: ‘Deep Historical Illiteracy’
  5. SB786: Obvious Shell Bill “Relating to Medical Marijuana”
  6. Anti-GMO Obsessives Attempt to Oust McKelvey from Chairmanship
  7. Anti-Dairy Activism Spreads to Big Island
  8. Hawaii Expands Voluntary Pesticide Reporting Program—Anti-GMO Activists Not Satisfied (of course)
  9. Hawaii considering bill to force church, pro-life centers to promote abortion
  10. Attorney General Meets with Usual Suspects to make Hawaii Sanctuary for Unwanted Muslims
  11. Civil Beat Whines About Former Omidyar ‘Journalist’ Busted Over Threats to Jewish Centers
  12. Star-Adv Publishes Map of Homeless Camps on Oahu

Sunday, March 12, 2017
March 12, 2017 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. A Constitutional Amendment for Education Wars
  2. Symposium: Caldwell’s Plan to Eliminate Lanes and Jam Up Traffic Even More
  3. UH Board of Regents finalists for Hawaii County selected
  4. Applicants Sought to Serve on Disciplinary Board of the Hawaii Supreme Court
  5. Caldwell: Social Engineering More Important Than Affordable Housing
  6. Latest Scandal Opens Door to Investigation of DOBOR Corruption
  7. Honolulu mayors’ policies on rail is lesson from ‘fait accompli’ school of politics
  8. Politics still at the heart of education reinvention
  9. Kealoha Dreams of Donald Trump
  10. SB1240/HB1457 Anti-Aquarium Hysteria on the Move
  11. SB1109: Anti-Styrofoam Hysteria Gets Sidelined Again
  12. Environmental health risks to keiki discussed at state symposium
  13. Will Waianae Finally Get its Bypass Road?
  14. Quick and Cheap Anti-Missile System Can Protect Hawaii

Saturday, March 11, 2017
March 11, 2017 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. DBEDT Report Designed to Help HSTA Write Slush Fund into Constitution?
  2. Is Hawaii's Hotel Room Tax Law Obsolete?
  3. SB1183: A Victory for the People (for now)
  4. HCR103: State lawmakers want cost comparison of street level versus elevated rail system
  5. Petition: Remove Hawaii AG Doug Chin
  6. Hawaii v Trump: The Documents
  7. Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
  8. Lt Governor Tsutsui to Resign-Democrat Wannabees Scramble
  9. Luke: Nobody Believes Caldwell Any More
  10. Telescope Round Two: DLNR seeks hearing officer for TMT sublease
  11. HIDOT Builds $318K Fence to Keep Tweekers Out, Leaves Gate Open
  12. NYT: Highest and Lowest Property Tax Rates in the U.S.
  13. School overcrowding concerns grow after plans for East Kapolei High scrapped
  14. North Korea Could Have Missile to Strike US in 'Next Few Years'

Friday, March 10, 2017
March 10, 2017 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Hawaii V. Trump: A Legal Nothing-Burger
  2. Hawaii v Trump V2—a $150K Photo–Op
  3. Integrity: Castle Foundation Refusing to Pay for ‘Unfair’ DoE Superintendent Search
  4. “Second home” tax may put affordable homes out of reach
  5. HB790: Sue Farmers to Death
  6. Hawaii Abortion Mandate Copies California Law -- Headed for Supreme Court Hearing
  7. Full Text: Maui County State of the County Address
  8. Judge rules in city’s favor on gambling device seizures
  9. Rail: Compromised Staff and Vacant Diminished Management Lead to Cost Overruns “far above norms” 
  10. Ige: HART Should Explore Private Sector Funding
  11. Ige Casts Wide Net for the very best Darrel Galera for the job
  12. Lawyer Bills Hawaii $600/Hour to get More Muslims into Country
  13. After 2 Months Toying With Anti-GMO Losers, HB790 Killed in Voice Vote
  14. Breaking, Faking News
  15. More Garbage Taxes: City wants to start charging for bulky item pickup
  16. Bills Will Free Hilo from DLNR
  17. Homeless and Rich: Alleged Drug Dealers Caught with $2000 Cash, Lots of Meth
  18. Bedbugs and Other Bizarre claims add up in state payouts
  19. Ige: Trump is Straightforward 
  20. Hawaii to benefit from Strong Trump Military

Thursday, March 09, 2017
March 9, 2017 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. North Korea Could Soon Launch Attack on Hawaii
  2. $50K Cover-up: OHA, Garbage and Sex Harassment
  3. Hawaii Challenges Trump’s Refugee Order, Takes No Refugees
  4. 5 Facts You Need to Know About Hawaii v Trump (v.2)
  5. Hawaiian Electric Renewable Electricity Lags on Oahu—Reaches 26% Statewide
  6. Hawaii House Unanimously Passes Bill to Limit Warrantless Drone Surveillance
  7. Civil Rights Violation? EPA Investigating Anti-GMO Pesticide Hype
  8. Trump Voter Captured at Campbell HS—Will be Disciplined
  9. Big Q: Majority Oppose Hawaii Suit Against Trump
  10. Ethics, insider edge, and governor’s role questioned in top school job switch
  11. House Panel Wants Budget Slashed By $500M
  12. Honolulu Rail Is Too Much, Too Late
  13. Waikiki Fee Hikes: More Opportunities to get into our Pocket
  14. Council Pushes $0.10 Bag Tax: More Opportunities to get into our Pocket (pt 2)
  15. Lawyer: Ex-Chief is Trying to Avoid My Process Servers
  16. State building linked to lawsuit, death of Hawaii Supreme Court justice
  17. Lease for PV farm on Maui mayor’s property canceled
  18. Economists: Deregulate Housing
  19. Economists: Don't Tax Real Estate Investors
  20. Build more housing to tackle high cost of living
  21. Ex-officer gets fine, probation for issuing false tickets
  22. Wailuku homeless are hired to clean streets
  23. Devil Styrofoam Will Have to Wait A Year or More to Get His Due 
  24. Trump Admin: "The government has wasted too much of the taxpayers' money on inefficient and misguided projects."
  25. Legislators Get Full Pension After Only 10 Years


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Hawaii Ranks Among Worst States to be a Doctor
by News Release Monday, March 27, 2017

...Avg Annual Wage for Physicians (adj for cost of living) – 50th....


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Hawaii Suicide Bill Would Have Let Nurses Diagnose Fatal Illness and Prescribe Death Pills
by News Article Monday, March 27, 2017

People with years or decades to live may qualify for assisted suicide....


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Prince Kuhio’s Fight to Americanize Hawaii
by Andrew Walden Sunday, March 26, 2017

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


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Feds to Reopen Papahanaumokuakea to Fishing?
by News Release Sunday, March 26, 2017

...request that the President remove fishing prohibitions within the Marine National Monuments in the U.S. Pacific Islands....


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Yes, Toto, Tourists Also Pay Real Property Tax
by Tom Yamachika Sunday, March 26, 2017

...this study appeared to be an outgrowth of a move by our teachers’ union....


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Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
by Hawaii Family Forum Sunday, March 26, 2017

...Bully Bill Advances Out of Health Committee....


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Signer of Anti-Trump Letter Withdraws From Hawaii Military Think Tank
by News Article Saturday, March 25, 2017

The action followed a Thursday report in the Washington Times revealing that Cronin had signed a letter in March 2016 along with 121 other former Republican national security officials opposing Trump's presidential bid....


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Maui Man Stabs Girlfriend to Death Because She Refused Abortion
by News Article Saturday, March 25, 2017

Charli Scott, was five months pregnant with their unborn child when she was killed....


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Maui: Arakawa Submits $795.3 Million Budget Proposal
by News Release Friday, March 24, 2017

The budget proposal calls for anticipated revenues of $720.3 million....


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Hawaii Missile Defense Now
by News Article Friday, March 24, 2017

Defending Hawaii must be a priority for the Trump administration, Congress, and the Pentagon’s Missile Defense Agency....


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Assisted Suicide Loses in Hawaii
by News Article Friday, March 24, 2017

Mass legalization of assisted suicide is not inevitable....


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Double Food Production? Failed Central Planning Thrives in Hawaii
by Kelii Akina Friday, March 24, 2017

When Governor Ige first announced his plan to double local food production, people wondered....


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Being Hypnotized by HART?
by Panos Prevedouros PhD Thursday, March 23, 2017

...the Honolulu rail boondoggle, Hoopili traffic impacts, smart city street intersections and rapid transit with Panos Prevedouros....


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Office of Hawaiian Affairs Ratifies Independent Audit
by Kelii Akina Thursday, March 23, 2017

...Trustee Keli‘i Akina appointed to chair audit committee....


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On Sister Isles Working Class Whites Dying of Despair
by News Article Thursday, March 23, 2017

“Deaths of despair” in midlife rose most dramatically for white non-Hispanic Americans with a high school degree or less and more on the Sister Isles than on Oahu....


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Rep Andria Tupola to Run for Republican Party Chair?
by News Article Thursday, March 23, 2017

...Ms. Tupola said, “Every single past leader has told me, ‘You won’t succeed unless you fix the party.’’’....


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Do Muslims Have a Property Interest in US Visas?
by Robert Thomas Thursday, March 23, 2017

...looking for the "real" motive behind a government action seems an awful lot alike to us? Our old friend, pretext in eminent domain....


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Caldwell’s Chief of Staff Quits
by News Release Thursday, March 23, 2017

...He even gave notice....


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DLNR Statewide Hunting Survey
by News Release Wednesday, March 22, 2017

The information provided will be used directly in the planning of upcoming hunting seasons....


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Homeless Tent City: DLNR Removes ‘Tons of Debris’ from Diamond Head
by News Release Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Seven People Cited So Far During Cleanup & Enforcement Operation....


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Fukumoto Quits GOP: ‘Seeking Membership in Democratic Party’
by News Release Wednesday, March 22, 2017

"Ultimately, it will be up to Democrats to decide if they want to accept me or not...."


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Supreme Court: IDEA Requires ‘Ambitious’ Education Plan for Disabled Children
by News Release Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Maybe the Hawaii DoE will stop suing disabled children now?


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Trustees Set to Vote on OHA Audit
by News Article Wednesday, March 22, 2017

This coming Thursday, March 23, 2017, at 10:00 AM....


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Omidyar Wins by Losing: Kauai Court Ruling Forces Farms to File EIS
by News Release Wednesday, March 22, 2017
By voluntarily filing an EIS for his dairy farm on Kauai, Omidyar has now brought about a court ruling for the first time ever mandating EIS for farmers statewide....
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Travel Ban: Hawaii AG Presents Obama Judge With More Paperwork to Rubberstamp
by News Release Wednesday, March 22, 2017

...Chin announced today that the state of Hawaii has moved to convert the temporary restraining order issued last week by Hawaii federal judge Derrick K. Watson....


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Immigration: 9th Circuit Judge Warns Against ‘Judicial Psychoanalysis’
by Heritage Foundation Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Applying campaign statements when interpreting law “sows chaos,” said Judge Alex Kozinski, who has been on the 9th Circuit since 1985....


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Hawaii is in North Korea’s Crosshairs with no Real Defense
by Heritage Foundation Wednesday, March 22, 2017

There are two major courses of action that can be followed....


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Assisted Suicide Hearing Set for Thursday
by Hawaii Family Forum Tuesday, March 21, 2017

... a lethal dose of barbiturates can save insurance companies big money ....


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JSC Seeks Nominees for Two Oahu Judicial Vacancies
by News Release Tuesday, March 21, 2017

nomination deadline is Monday, May 1, 2017....


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Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted March 21, 2017
by Congress .org Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Senate: Disapprove Unemployment Benefit Drug Testing Rule
House: VA Personnel Accountability
House: Mentally Disabled Veterans and Guns
House: VA Medical Professional Staffing

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Public-Private Partnerships: Study Examines New Options for Rail
by News Release Tuesday, March 21, 2017

“Due to the at-risk private capital, Public-Private Partnerships often result in lower costs, less risk, and faster delivery....


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College Readiness: How Did Your School Do?
by News Release Tuesday, March 21, 2017

...College and Career Readiness Indicators Report (CCRI) for the Class of 2016....


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Statewide 2017 HS Graduation Dates
by News Release Tuesday, March 21, 2017
The Hawaii State Department of Education announced its 2017 graduation dates for public and charter schools statewide....
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Dissent: Five Ninth Circuit Judges Rebuke Court’s Immigration Ruling
by News Article Sunday, March 19, 2017

"...we cannot let our personal inclinations get ahead of important, overarching principles about who gets to make decisions in our democracy...."


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Assisted Suicide Laws in Oregon and Washington: What Safeguards?
by News Article Sunday, March 19, 2017

In Oregon, 1,749 lethal prescriptions have been written and at least 1,127 patients have died from ingesting the drugs....


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Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
by Hawaii Family Forum Sunday, March 19, 2017

All bills referred to three or more committees must be in their second-to-last committee in the non-originating chamber by March 16....


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Election Results: KIUC Co-op Board
by News Release Sunday, March 19, 2017

KIUC mailed 25,703 ballots and received 6,088, for a turnout of 23.7 percent, more than last year’s 21 percent turnout....


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A Constitutional Amendment for Education Wars, Part 2
by Tom Yamachika Sunday, March 19, 2017

...two bills are moving through the legislature on this subject....


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Fox News Video: How your tax dollars are being wasted on a railway in Hawaii
by Video Video Sunday, March 19, 2017

The city low-balled the cost and construction is five years late; William La Jeunesse has the story for 'Special Report'....


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Caldwell Fined for Sewage Spills
by News Release Sunday, March 19, 2017

If the City does not comply with AOC schedules for completion, DOH may issue stipulated penalties of $500 per day for delays....


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March 18, 1959: Eisenhower Signs Hawaii Statehood Bill
by News Article Saturday, March 18, 2017

...Democrats from southern states expressed concern over incorporating Hawaii’s predominantly non-white population into the Union....


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Letter to OHA: Hawaiian Activists Demand Audit
by News Article Saturday, March 18, 2017

...Implement a forensic audit of OHA’s expenses, especially in regards to “Hawaiian Nation Building”....


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Ninth Circuit Gets Frankencourt Treatment at House
by News Article Saturday, March 18, 2017

Capitol Hill’s crosshairs turned Thursday on the Ninth Circuit just a day after a federal judge under the court’s purview became the latest to thwart efforts by the president to block Muslim immigration....


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Trump Admin Appeals Travel Ban Ruling in 4th Circuit Court
by News Article Saturday, March 18, 2017

...the Trump administration is placing its hopes for the ban in the hands of the Fourth Circuit in Richmond, Virginia....


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‘Unindicted Co-conspirator’ Owns Manoa Mosque
by News Article Friday, March 17, 2017

NAIT is an unindicted co-conspirator named in the Holy Land Foundation terrorism-financing trial of 2007-08....


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Hawaiian biodiversity declining millions of years--Before Humans Arrived
by News Release Friday, March 17, 2017

... but, but, but--How can we make the humans feel guilty now? ....


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The Legislature Just Can't Help Itself When It Comes to the Maui Hospital
by Kelii Akina Friday, March 17, 2017

...bills heard this week (HB76, HB233, and HB234) attempt to amend the law passed last summer by adding new severance options for the hospital employees....


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Chief Justice Appoints Three Oahu District Court Judges
by News Release Friday, March 17, 2017

Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald has appointed Brian A. Costa, Darolyn H. Lendio Heim, and Trish K. Morikawa to the District Court of the First Circuit (Island of Oahu) ....


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16 Tax Hike Bills—and Three Tax Cuts--on the Move in the Legislature
by Andrew Walden Friday, March 17, 2017

Here is a complete list with links to the bill page on the Legislative website....


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Billy Kenoi Lava Tube
by News Release Friday, March 17, 2017
Former Mayor Billy Kenoi awarded Lava Tube dishonor;
Nancy Cook Lauer earns meritorious Torch of Light award

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Hawaii v Trump: Decision based on Campaign Statements “Dangerous”
by News Article Thursday, March 16, 2017

Don’t expect the Ninth Circuit to stand in the way. It was that court that pointed the way for the Hawaii judge....


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How to fix Hawaii’s pension problem
by Grassroot Institute Thursday, March 16, 2017

...Hawaii’s public pension system has been operating like a Ponzi scheme....


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Another Dangerous Travel-Ban Ruling
by News Article Thursday, March 16, 2017

…instead of ruling on the Trump administration’s revised policy, Judge Watson has ruled on the character of Donald Trump....


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American Samoa Rep Calls on Trump to Undo Fishing Bans in Obama Tuna Monuments
by News Release Thursday, March 16, 2017

The panel overwhelmingly objected to the lack of local input, transparency and scientific scrutiny in the marine monument designation process....


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Study: Ige's Budget Runs Out of Money in Two Years
by Grassroot Institute Thursday, March 16, 2017

...Ige’s current budget overspends by $292 million next year....


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How Would You Fix OHA?
by Video Video Thursday, March 16, 2017

...what the beneficiaries say....


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Trump Ban “Blatantly discriminatory”? Hawaii Should Look at the Fake Indian Tribe
by News Article Wednesday, March 15, 2017

The Civil Rights Commission said that Hawaii “is in a league by itself” when it comes to officially sanctioned discriminatory conduct....


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How Paid Home Care leads to Union Membership Scam
by Heritage Foundation Wednesday, March 15, 2017

... Kupuna Caregivers $70/Day Appropriation SB534 / HB607 ....


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SB501: Force Pro-Life Centers to Promote Abortion
by Hawaii Family Forum Wednesday, March 15, 2017

The House Health Committee is poised to pass a bill requiring pro-life crisis pregnancy centers to disseminate pro-abortion messages....


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Break up 9th Circuit Court? Judicial Conference asks for 5 More Judgeships
by News Release Wednesday, March 15, 2017

...The 26-member Judicial Conference is the policy-making body for the federal court system....


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Another Step Towards an OHA Audit
by Andrew Walden Wednesday, March 15, 2017

...the audit of “OHA and its subsidiaries” should include the six secretive LLCs owned by OHA....


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Hawaii Republican Party Convention Set for May 12-13
by News Release Tuesday, March 14, 2017

...at the Aqua Kauai Beach Resort on the Island of Kauai....


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Hawaii's case against Trump's travel ban, debunked
by News Article Tuesday, March 14, 2017

...the claim that it is a Muslim ban is contradicted by Iraq’s removal from the list because arrangements have been made for the Iraqi government to provide the information needed for effective vetting of Iraqi nationals....


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What are the Financial Benefits of a University of Hawaii Education?
by UH ERO Tuesday, March 14, 2017

...the potential rate of return for associate’s degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and post-graduate degrees....


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Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted March 14, 2017
by Congress .org Tuesday, March 14, 2017

MegaVote for Hawaii's 1st & 2nd Congressional Districts....


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Grassroot Institute Urges Caution in Light of New Revenue Projection
by Grassroot Institute Tuesday, March 14, 2017

...Watchdog Group Says State Budget Must be Reevaluated....


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UPDATE: Galera Quits, BoE Resumes Search for Superintendent
by News Release Tuesday, March 14, 2017

“The Search Committee appreciates the forthright statements of a public that is unafraid to speak up and who is passionate about the education of our students...."


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House Finance Committee Proposes Budget
by News Release Monday, March 13, 2017

The House Finance Committee March 9 passed out a proposed budget that reflects slower economic growth in Hawaii based on General Excise Tax collections and projections by the State Council on Revenues....


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Race-based voting overturned on Guam — after six years
by News Article Monday, March 13, 2017

A federal judge found that the island’s efforts to restrict voting to “native” residents violated the Constitution....


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Hawaii One of Seven Best States for Telemedicine
by News Release Monday, March 13, 2017

...American Telemedicine Association Releases Report Highlighting Critical Gaps in Coverage and Physician Practice Standards....


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