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Wednesday, November 26, 2014
November 26, 2014 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Judge Kurren Strikes Down Hawaii County Anti-GMO Ordinance
  2. Pat Saiki: Hawaii Republicans must have dialogue – not debate – with voters
  3. Fact: Bartender Wins Most Votes in OHA Election
  4. Hawaii Taxes on Poverty-Level Income 2nd Highest in USA
  5. Carbone: Opponents Motivated by Jealousy and Envy
  6. HCDA Issues RFP for Kakaako Micro Units
  7. Kauai Dairy Farm Receives Approval
  8. Feds Pay SolarCity to Analyze HECO Distributed Generation
  9. Colette Machado Resigns as OHA Chair
  10. Another Homosexual Leader Busted for Homosexual Child Molestation
  11. Abercrombie Office Employee Allegedly Steals then goes to Work for Ken Ito
  12. Hawaii's state hospitals in throes of financial crisis
  13. Hawaii Makes List of Top Medical Layoffs -- Twice
  14. Good Reasons to Support Sit-Lie
  15. Hawaii's Path to Becoming Detroit
  16. Will Ige's AG Drop Appeal of Financial Disclosure Order?
  17. There’s Big Money in Offering Discounted or Free Cellular Phone Service in Hawaii
  18. 3 Lessons Hawaii Learned from Gamifying Government
  19. Caldwell Dumps Ember Shinn for Roy Ame­miya Jr
  20. Kaneshiro handled domestic abuse case properly
  21. HCDA Approves 3 Projects, Gives Director 5% Raise
  22. Attorney General Investigators raid Kalihi Charter School--$12,000 in Acupuncture Expenses
  23. Charter School Board Members Quit over Lies
  24. Students should be UH priority
  25. UH biolab accused of lax security
  26. Danger in the tunnels? Many freeway tunnel fans not working
  27. Builder Loses 86% of Business due to city’s permit application process
  28. HECO gaining ground on plan to integrate thousands of rooftop solar systems
  29. DoH Modifies Cesspool Conversion Proposal
  30. Hawaii Home Prices Rising Faster than 48 States
  31. Organic Elite Turkeys
  32. Dopers Want Dope for 'Insomnia, Attention Deficit Disorder'

Tuesday, November 25, 2014
November 25, 2014 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. University of Hawaii won’t talk about sex education program
  2. Tommy Waters Sues for Recount in East Oahu Council Race
  3. Tommy Waters' Old Boy Network up to No Good Again
  4. Hawaii, Alaska Only States to add No Ultra-Rich for 2013
  5. Matson Hikes Rates 5.4%
  6. East Hawaii health services could face ‘catastrophic cuts’ Thanks to Abercrombie's HGEA, UPW Contracts
  7. Star-Adv: DLNR Choice to Keep Child Porn Convict "normalizes his illegal behavior"
  8. Ige's leadership style about to be tested in new setting
  9. Honolulu Deputy Prosecutor Suspended in Negligent Homicide Case
  10. Hawaii Needs To Stop ‘Scam Artist’ Prison Guards
  11. DoE Spends $1 million on time clocks, Union Doesn't Want Them
  12. Living Hawaii: Where the Rent Is Too Damn High
  13. Homeless Dude Leaves Shelter, Plants His Family in front of Blaisdell to get Free Housing
  14. Reforming the Hawai`i Public Utilities Commission
  15. Oahu Solar Permits Down 58%
  16. Cancer Center Seeking New Director
  17. New Kauai County Attorney Recognized Flaws in Anti-GMO Initiative

Monday, November 24, 2014
November 24, 2014 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Report: Hawaii Scores ‘D’ on Sex Trafficking Laws
  2. Hawaii Is the State with the 8th Most Frugal Consumers
  3. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted November 24, 2014
  4. Ige Wants to Name Cabinet by December 1--One Week from Today
  5. Jockeying for 2016 or AG? Kaneshiro Unloads on Carlisle
  6. Leadership of PUC in ‘holdover position’
  7. Abercrombie: "Have you talked to the Chinese About Money?"
  8. Abercrombie Got Biggest Raise of Any Governor
  9. Lame Duck Anti-GMO Kauai Council Gift to Omidyar Development Scheme
  10. UH Officials worry serious NCAA violations to come
  11. Aloha Stadium design flaw undetected for 35 years
  12. City gets 'F' for rail project
  13. State to Force Micronesians on to Obamacare Exchange
  14. Complaints About Homeless Flood Mayor's Office
  15. Suicide Squad is Back, Looking for People to Kill Off
  16. Volcano Staunches Flow of Punatics into Hawaii

Monday, November 24, 2014
Letters to the Editor, November, 2014
Letters to the Editor
  • Tommy Waters' Old Boy Network up to No Good Again
  • Misuse of Emergency Rooms Drives Medical Costs Up
  • A Completely Typical and Average Anti-GMO Activist Explains Why They Won on Maui
  • Kakaako at a Crossroads November 4 

Sunday, November 23, 2014
November 23, 2014 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Progressivism Becomes Convenient Vehicle for Tycoons
  2. Who’s the Boss, Anyway?
  3. Alfalfa Farmers Sue to Overturn GMO Ban
  4. Could Congress finally end the GMO labeling war?
  5. Caldwell Makes the Disabled Pay Starting Jan 1
  6. Hawaii Landmark Land Use Litigation for 2014
  7. Supreme Court Blocks Friends of Makakilo Appeal vs DR Horton
  8. Dumbfounded, Shouting Abercrombie--Failure to Lead
  9. Abercrombie Rationalizes 'Epic Failure' of his Administration
  10. 'Buff and Turf' Flies Mainland Homeless to Hawaii
  11. Think tank wants principals and teachers to be in charge
  12. Health Connector Boss Apologizes, Urges Consumers to Skip the Website
  13. Caldwell: With TOD, we can keep the Peasants from Owning Cars, Homes
  14. Star-Adv: State Should Favor Foster Care over Return to Abusive Families
  15. Biggest Event in Aloha Stadium History an Ariyoshi Rally
  16. Luxury Realtor, Mainland Activists Seek Intervention in Maui Anti-GMO Suit
  17. Small Business Defends itself against Anti-Styrofoam hysteria
  18. On balance, Army in Hawaii is a positive

Saturday, November 22, 2014
November 22, 2014 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. UH: Pono Choices Secretly Part of "Human Subject Research"
  2. Leaving Trail of Destruction, Carbone Suddenly Quits UH Cancer Center
  3. Hawaii political action committee under fire for non-disclosure
  4. UH Report: 14,282 Homeless in Hawaii
  5. Omidyar 'Assumes Ownership' of Honolulu Seawater Air Conditioning
  6. Aiona: Campaign Was a Victory for Religious Freedom
  7. LNG Simplest Solution to Hawaii's CO2 Emissions
  8. So Few Customers that Hawaii Health Connector CEO Can Call Them Personally
  9. Thanksgiving? Honolulu, Hilo Groceries 160% of Average Price--Highest in USA
  10. Judge Throws Police Chief’s Wife off Gambling Case
  11. Michigan Lesbian Sues For Gay Marriage, Moves to Hawaii, Hired as Teacher
  12. Hired Days Ago, SPED Teacher Will be paid for Months While on Trial for Child Molestation
  13. Public workers convicted of felonies still receive pension
  14. 148 Graduates from Kauai Drug Court
  15. Transit Oriented Development Designed to Force Families to Dump Cars so Developers Can Profit
  16. Defense Cuts: Will Republicans Do the Work that Hawaii's Useless Congressional Delegation Cannot?
  17. Lava Flow Costs County $14.5M

Friday, November 21, 2014
November 21, 2014 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Feds Cut Maui Co Hospital Funding, Reclassify Kula, Lanai and Molokai as 'Urban'
  2. CATO: Abercrombie Boosted Spending $900M
  3. Should Hawaii Create Statewide police training and standards board?
  4. Unexpected Common Ground: Grassroot Institute and the Sovereignty Movement
  5. $1 Billion Deferred Maintenance on HHSC Hospitals
  6. How you can get involved in helping to improve public school system
  7. Kaneshiro Can't Escape Blame for Lost Felony Cases
  8. Here’s why Hawaii’s anti-GMO laws matter
  9. Even from Grave, Inouye Fingers in Many Pies
  10. Duckworth-Pelosi Fight Mirrored in Takai vs Gabbard
  11. Sierra Club violated Hawaii campaign spending law supporting LoPresti
  12. With Atheists Gone, Honolulu Begins to Celebrate Christmas
  13. Open Records?  $47,000 to get HPD Files on Cachola
  14. Desperate to Keep Homeless People Homeless, Usual Suspects Rally Against Sit-Lie Bill
  15. UH Launches Latest Tech Accelerator
  16. Lame Duck Kauai Council Votes to Impose GMO Tax on Ag Lands
  17. Navy: Anti-Sonar Hype has no Scientific basis
  18. Eco-Lawyers Sue to Gut Samoa, Guam, NMI Tuna Quota
  19. Honolulu Council Bill 65 Sets Parking Fees for Car Sharing Providers
  20. Hawaii Skinniest State
  21. Hawaii DLNR Employee Heading Back to Work as "Education Coordinator" after Serving Time for Gay Kiddie Porn
  22. Hawaii Tranny Arrested for Stalking

Thursday, November 20, 2014
November 20, 2014 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Report: Hawaii’s $30B unfunded retirement liabilities part of national trend
  2. Inequality: Hawaii the only Blue State Among America's Most Equal
  3. HONOLULU Ranks 12th for Successful Aging
  4. Report: Hawaii DoE 'Ahead of the Curve' on Data Governance
  5. Lack of Vegans Makes Hawaii Best State for Thanksgiving
  6. Hawaii: Buy Obamacare, Pay for Abortion
  7. Under secretary of the Army visits Hawaii
  8. U.S. not prepared for a major volcanic eruption, panel says
  9. UH Protest: Grad Students Win Jobs Back, Push for Budget Transparency
  10. HART: Rail Contractor Buys Company Which Oversees it--Grabauskas OK With That
  11. Wife of Police Chief Refuses to Show in Court--Was Lead prosecutor in Gambling Case
  12. Schatz Pushes $2 Trillion Carbon Tax to Fund Corporate Welfare
  13. Legacy? Abercrombie Gave Hawaii a Gay Marriage
  14. 2,200 Homeless Move to Hawaii from Mainland
  15. Obama to Legalize 35,000 Illegals in Hawaii
  16. OHA Trustee: Aha Will Create Indian Tribe
  17. Hawaii Attorney General to Appeal Financial Disclosure Ruling
  18. Criminal? Commission to send PRP complaints to prosecutor
  19. Lame Duck Anti-GMO Kauai Council Boosts Developers, Taxes Farmers
  20. Oregon alfalfa farmers Sue to Overturn county GMO ban
  21. State Amends Cesspool Rules
  22. Will Estate Taxes Chase Retirees out of Hawaii?
  23. HECO Socks Low Income Customers With Giant Deposits
  24. DoH Leaves Kaiser out of Medicaid Options
  25. China Developing New Ways to Nuke Hawaii
  26. DoH Shrink Vacations While Prisoner Languishes
  27. Soft on Crime: 30 Convictions 20 Years Gets 5 year sentence
  28. Federal Water Grab Could Affect Kona Judiciary Complex

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
November 19, 2014 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Institute for Astronomy Discovers Black Money Hole in Kakaako
  2. It's Official: OHA Trustees are Lawbreakers
  3. Hawaii Unfunded Liabilities Could Become a "Broken Promise"
  4. Laborers Union: Schatz, Hirono, Hanabusa, Gabbard are Cowards Pandering to Eco Nut Billionaires
  5. Judicial Selection: Constitutional Amendment Icing on the Transparency Cake
  6. Video: Kelii Akina Interviews Senator Sam Slom
  7. U.S. Air Force Colonel joins DOE leadership team
  8. Victory: All Hawaii Veterans Can Now Use VA Benefits at Non-VA Facilities
  9. Jockeying for Attorney General?   Kaneshiro Blames Carlisle for losing track of at least 15 sex assault cases
  10. Attorneys: Kaneshiro Organized Gambling Raids in Retaliation for Lawsuit 
  11. Abercrombie Urges Ige to Keep William Aila at DLNR
  12. Inouye, Matsunaga, Hee: Ex-Politician Minions Find Cush Jobs at UH
  13. Brickwood Galuteria is Odd Man Out
  14. Commissioners take up Cayetano's Campaign Spending Complaint
  15. DoE Claims Background check wasn't completed for Hawaii teacher accused of sex crimes
  16. Foster Parents Biggest Failure of CPS
  17. Even San Francisco Rejects Abercrombie's Soda Tax
  18. Hawaii's Largest Wind Developer--Take The Money and Run
  19. Gays Desperate to Cover Up Lack of Hawaii Gay Marriage Business
  20. How to Grow Sweet Corn on Maui and End Up in Jail
  21. Kauai Council Loans for Anti-GMO Activists to Convert Cesspools?
  22. Hawaii Co Council Postpones Effort to Override State Law on Aquarium Collectors
  23. Punatic Returns from Native Texas to Help Convicted Felon Pretend to be King of Hawaii
  24. Traffic: Is Rail the Best we can do?
  25. Riders vent frustrations over Handi-Van delays

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
November 18, 2014 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. UH Manoa Budget Protest Continues Overnight
  2. Ige Names Fuchigami to Head DoT, Extends Application Deadline
  3. State Retirement Funds Play Tricks on Retirees, Taxpayers
  4. Lawyers Investigate Sale of Horizon Lines, Class Action Suit Possible
  5. Hawaii's Largest Wind Farm Developer Sold for $2.4B
  6. Conference: Change DoE into School-Centered System
  7. A Year Later, Hawaii Health Connector Website Still Doesn't Work
  8. Abercrombie leaves Ige with union contracts to pay
  9. $200M Loss--State pension fund declines 1.1 percent
  10. Japan’s recession signals contraction of Hawaii tourism--Down 4.5% This Month
  11. Military Cuts Could Remove 5% of Oahu Population
  12. Maui News: Obama Should Stop Apologizing to Muslims
  13. Up 22 Points, Hawaii a Top State for Hispanic Students
  14. Electricity cheaper thanks to lower fuel costs
  15. Health department director appointed CEO of Hawaii Health Systems Corporation
  16. Partnership Works for Queen's West Oahu Medical
  17. Will Caldwell's Affordable Housing Mandate Work?
  18. Antitrust fine and Jones Act help spell the end for debt-ridden Horizon
  19. UH grad students protest ‘poor oversight’ amid budget issues, TA cuts
  20. Council Calls Prosecutor on Carpet After Investigation is Forgotten
  21. State's CPS efforts yield 'miracles,' judge asserts
  22. Judiciary to Profit From Demolishing Juvenile Detention Facility, Building Condos
  23. Another Alleged Homosexual Child Molester Busted in Honolulu
  24. Alleged Arizona Molester-Teacher Gets Job in Hawaii, Then Gets Arrested
  25. Falsified timecard scheme busted at TheBus
  26. Reports reveal broader ticket problems at Arizona Memorial
  27. CGL Natural gas technology could save Hawaii billions over LNG
  28. Maui: Tourism Industry Behind Anti-GMO Movement
  29. 75% of Pesticide Licenses are Non-Agricultural
  30. Anti-GMO Councilmember Attacks Aquarium Collectors
  31. Animal Welfare Calls Not Handled After Humane Society Contract Cut

Monday, November 17, 2014
November 17, 2014 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Abercrombie's HCDA to Vote on Last Minute Development Deals
  2. Punahou Thanks David Ige for His Financial Contributions
  3. HHSC Not Alone: US Rural Hospitals in Critical Condition
  4. Hospital Crisis: How to Use Union Work Rules for Fun and Profit
  5. DLNR vs Hawaii County: In Whose Interest?
  6. National Report Shows Hawaii 6th Lowest Child Homelessness
  7. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted November 17, 2014
  8. Lingle-Era Reform Leads to 50% Fewer Child Abuse Cases
  9. After Putting Ige in Office, HSTA Demands End to Evaluations
  10. Uselessness of Hawaii's All-Democrat Congressional Delegation
  11. Rail Taxes are a Gift from Generations
  12. Five Issues to Track in State Government
  13. Kauai Anti-GMO Activists Block Affordable Housing Project
  14. DoAg Pesticide Inspectors Still Backlogged
  15. Horizon Lines sale speaks of increased shipping competition, but impact on local businesses still foggy
  16. EV Drivers Like Free Electricity, Want Somebody to Buy Them More Charging Stations
  17. Huff Po: Tranny Annoyed with Petulant 'Husband'
  18. High Cost of Living? Duke Aiona Speaks from Experience

Sunday, November 16, 2014
November 16, 2014 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. The 2015 State Business Tax Climate Index
  2. Hawaii Obamacare Exchange Enrolls Only 40 on First Day
  3. Gay Marriage: Har Wins, Abercrombie, Hee Lose 
  4. Why Republicans Lose Even When Democrats are Losers
  5. High Cost of Living Pushes Military out of Hawaii
  6. In Harm's Way: Hawaii's Abused Children at Risk
  7. FACE, PRP, Developers See Taxpayer Money in Low-Income Rentals
  8. Free Arizona Memorial Tickets Sold by Managers
  9. Big Island Veterans Court Launches
  10. Hawaii County Water Board Unanimous in Opposition to Federal Water Grab

Saturday, November 15, 2014
November 15, 2014 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Temporary Injunction: Judge Blocks Enforcement of Maui Anti-GMO Law
  2. Army completes EIS for possible Hawaii force reductions
  3. Manoa Graduate Students Spur Campus-Wide Protest
  4. City to host free TOD symposium Saturday, November 22
  5. As the Nation Turns, Hawaii is Still Driven
  6. Wahiawa celebrates veterans during 68th annual parade
  7. Obama Administration, Kiribati Cut off More Ocean Fisheries
  8. Meetings to Discuss Changes to the State’s Land Use System
  9. Hawaii Obamacare Exchange Projects $20M Deficit
  10. Is Anti-GMO, Anti-Superferry Fanaticism Hawaii's Future?
  11. Mayor wants to sign expansion of sit-lie law
  12. Why did it take 17 years for the Peter Boy Kema case to move forward?
  13. UH teaching assistant positions may be cut
  14. Hawaii 2nd Most expensive housing market, but only Because Most Expensive Areas lack Listings
  15. Election chief absolved in Puna primary
  16. Morita Under Attack for Rejecting $250M AKP Biofuel Ripoff?
  17. KIUC to Spend $1000/head to Store Erratic Solar Energy
  18. Restructuring Nepotistic charter school offers lesson
  19. Hawaii VA Misplaces Veterans Personal Information
  20. Black Sand and Navy Blue
  21. Jones: All GOP needs to do is Celebrate Gay Marriage and they will suddenly be winners

Friday, November 14, 2014
November 14, 2014 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Maui Farm Bureau, Seed Growers File Suit to Overturn Maui GMO Ban
  2. Federal Recognition for Hawaiians? A Peek at BIA’s Suffocating Bureaucracy
  3. Courageous Hawaii Won Local Control of Public Lands With Statehood
  4. Hawaii Ranks Third in Nationwide Access to Justice Study
  5. China-U.S. “Climate” Accord
  6. State: OHA Broke Sunshine Law to Rescind Kerry Letter
  7. Council OKs expanding sit-lie ban outside of Waikiki
  8. Homeless Dude Rotates between LA, SF and Hawaii
  9. Brother of Peter Boy Kema reacts to new leads in the murder case
  10. Upheaval at Hawaii drug-busting agency could prove costly
  11. B&Bs could be paying more in property taxes
  12. GMOs: Face of a Demagogue
  13. Farmers Will Seek Dismissal of Suit by GMO Activists
  14. HCDA Tries to Slip New Wedding Complex in to Kakaako
  15. New Legislature Brings Hope for Police Reform
  16. Lawsuit alleges overly aggressive security officers at airport
  17. Electrical failure at Hawaii prison still not fixed after a month

Thursday, November 13, 2014
November 13, 2014 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. House Announces Committee Chairs, Leadership
  2. 9th Circuit Rejects Gun Control Group Intervention in Hawaii Concealed Carry Case
  3. Sen Sam Slom to Retire as President of Smart Business Hawaii
  4. Hawaii a Low-Debt State for Students
  5. HHSC Hospitals: Marry Us or Divorce Us
  6. Will Supreme Court Mandate $25M /year for DHHL?
  7. Court: State Must Release Financial Disclosures for Boards
  8. GMOs: The Debate Moves to Court Where ‘Facts Cannot Be Faked’
  9. Seeking local ruling, Maui anti-GMO group files suit
  10. Will Rep Clift Tsuji Save Agriculture from Anti-GMO Punatic Sen Ruderman?
  11. Gary Hooser forced to Quit Abercrombie Admin After being Caught Attending Law School on State Time
  12. House Republicans Divided 4-4?
  13. Governor's Salary to Hit $158K
  14. Aiona campaign wraps up its business early
  15. Gay Wedding Impact for Hawaii? $26.6M not $217M
  16. Sit Lie ban expansion vote delayed until Friday
  17. More Details on How Refusal to Force Homeless to Accept Shelter Kills
  18. City Gives $16,400 to Occupy to Make them Go Away
  19. HSTA Nagasako Ousted over Bungled PAC Spending?
  20. New Hawaii Co Prosecutor Mitch Roth Re-opens Peter Boy Investigation
  21. Abercrombie pardons fewer criminals than predecessors
  22. MCCC ex-guard indicted for sexual assault on the run?
  23. Water Commission: Meetings not subject to Sunshine law
  24. Pasha Will Refurbish Horizon's Ships
  25. Chevron Hawaii to receive bids from prospective buyers this month

Wednesday, November 12, 2014
November 12, 2014 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Will Ige Give Robin Danner Control of Hawaiian Homelands?
  2. Teachers Unions Oppose Teacher Accountability Standards in Common Core
  3. 331 Hawaii Medal of Honor Recipients Remembered from Deck of Battleship Missouri
  4. Veterans to Receive In-State Tuition at UH
  5. Forbes: Hawaii Ranks 45th for Business, Careers
  6. What does Horizon Line’s demise mean?
  7. Horizon Sells Hawaii Operations to Pasha Lines, Alaska to Matson
  8. Election Results: NFIB expects increased focus on small-business issues
  9. Study: Hawaii Best at Combating Lung Cancer
  10. Army realignment would have staggering economic impact on Hawaii
  11. 400 Homeless Dead Because they were not forced into Shelter
  12. Soft on Homelessness Policy Allows Woman to Drink Herself to Death on Streets of Waikiki
  13. Honolulu could expand sit-lie ban beyond Waikiki
  14. Federal probe of Hawaii public housing tenants targets fraud
  15. Report: Half of poor keiki under 8 in Hawaii lack a mom or dad with a full-time job
  16. Voters Didn’t Show Up Because the Election Was Boring
  17. Aiona-Ahu Worship Service Nov 20
  18. Carlisle: Start thinking about challenging Keith Kaneshiro for the Prosecuting Attorney
  19. Health Connector Still Expects Exchange to Fail, Hires Humans Instead
  20. Ige: Hope for HSTA Control of DoE
  21. Finmeccanica until Nov 17 offers Ansaldo for Sale
  22. Matson:  Horizon Lines' Alaska operations will add $330M annual revenue
  23. Maui Council 'Coup' Sets Stage for Rancorous Years
  24. MCCC female inmate alleges sex assault by facility guard
  25. Open Secret: Hollywood Homosexual Child Molesters
  26. GMO Vote Paves Way for Utopia

Tuesday, November 11, 2014
November 11, 2014 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Big Island Launches Veterans Treatment Court
  2. Honolulu Grants in Aid Deadline December 12
  3. Employment Opportunities with the Hawaii State Senate
  4. The Eminent Domain Angle In "Net Neutrality"
  5. Abercrombie to Peddle Influence from Omidyar Operative's Condo
  6. Hawaii GOP might want to reread Lingle's playbook
  7. Maui Hospital Execs Call for Support of Public Private Partnership
  8. Veterans Day Brings Reform to VA
  9. State OKs Health Insurance Premium Hikes for Old People
  10. Housing First Delayed by Red Tape
  11. $3.5 million deficit projected for UH Athletics Department
  12. State sues Hawaii County over aerial hunting
  13. Dope Pusher Cries after Feds take Drug Money
  14. 4 years for ex-Halawa guard for meth smuggling
  15. Officers Pretend to Take Bribes, Bust Gambling Ring
  16. Rats, Roaches are Grade A

Monday, November 10, 2014
November 10, 2014 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. “If you’re answering to Omidyar you’re really not independent.”
  2. Hawaii Supreme Court to hear same sex marriage case
  3. A Completely Typical and Average Anti-GMO Activist Explains Why They Won on Maui
  4. NRA President Speaks in Hawaii
  5. Un-Taxis?
  6. Saddled With Useless Congressional Delegation, Petition Campaign only hope to Save Oahu Troops 
  7. Maui News: Hard to See Where Republicans Go From Here
  8. NRA president pledges return of values at event
  9. HCDA Votes Nov 25 on New Kakaako Affordability Rules
  10. Hawaii Needs to Elect Judges
  11. 93% of Money Given to Homeless goes for Drugs, Alcohol
  12. Abercrombie & Levinson Gay Marriage
  13. Hawaii to Auction $1B of Bonds this Week
  14. Failed Rep Kaniela Ing Delivers No Funding for Kihei HS but Fakes it Until After Election

Sunday, November 09, 2014
November 9, 2014 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. UHERO: LNG Could Save Hawaii Ratepayers $800M/Year
  2. Legacy Land Commission Seeks New Members
  3. Ige Special Interest Roadmap
  4. Ige on BoE, Kauai Dairy, GMOs, Kakaako
  5. Affable Ige must now show he can firmly take the lead
  6. Star-Adv: Don't abandon linking tests to teacher pay
  7. HHSC: Private Partnerships key to Erasing Budget Deficit
  8. Nurses Flee Hawaii
  9. A Newly Arrived Republican Voter Reacts to Hawaii Election Results
  10. Veterans Day
  11. Hawaii VA Director Celebrates Veterans Day by Lying Again
  12. Apo: I am an American — I am a Hawaiian 
  13. Cost of Living Drives Poverty in Hawaii
  14. Military Budget Siphoned off by Green Energy Scammers in Hawaii
  15. FOIA reveals Hawaii is the only state not receiving military gear from the feds

Saturday, November 08, 2014
November 8, 2014 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Ige Administration Accepting Job Applications
  2. Hawaii Clinton Operative Tied to $500M Emerald Fraud
  3. Veterans Day Parade Hilo, Sat. Nov 8
  4. Kona Planned Parenthood Abortion Facility Loses Lease, Must Close
  5. Waipahu Rail Development -- Zoning Meeting
  6. Aegis Combat System Goes Two For Two In Latest Flight Tests off Kauai
  7. Operating Loss? How Hawaii Corporate Income Taxes Compare
  8. After Defeating Preschool Amendment, HSTA Wants Public Preschools
  9. 50MW Power source and cost for rail transit still unresolved
  10. COFA Deal Forces Micronesians onto Obamacare Exchange
  11. City May Scrap Plan for Sand Island Homeless Camp
  12. ORI off HUD's Hook, Caldwell Ordered to Spend $2.9M on Stuff the City Was Paying for Anyway
  13. Mufi to Take Over HTA?
  14. Honolulu VA Pretends to Cut Wait Times
  15. Nepotistic Charter School has More Money Trouble
  16. Honolulu police officer indicted for third-degree sex assault
  17. Measuring Voter Turnout in Hawaii


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The hidden story of the third Thanksgiving: 1623--giving thanks for freedom
by News Article Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Plymouth Colony Governor William Bradford called this system "communism", two hundred ninety six years before the Russian revolution....


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Judge Kurren Strikes Down Hawaii County Anti-GMO Ordinance
by News Release Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Judge Kurren found that the County’s Ordinance “is preempted by Hawaii state law” ....


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Fact: Bartender Wins Most Votes in OHA Election
by Video Video Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Think That's Crazy? Wait Until You Hear How The Others Got Elected....


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Jealousy? Envy? -- Carbone Statement Fact Checked by I Mua Manoa
by News Release Wednesday, November 26, 2014

...In addition, there were some people who did not like the changes we needed to implement in order to create a culture of productivity, accountability and meritocracy....


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Pat Saiki: Hawaii Republicans must have dialogue – not debate – with voters
by Pat Saiki Wednesday, November 26, 2014

...Over the past few weeks, I have been in touch with our many stakeholders, including concerned Party members, donors and candidates....


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Another Homosexual Leader Busted for Homosexual Child Molestation
by News Article Wednesday, November 26, 2014

A prominent gay rights activist charged last week with sexually abusing a 15-year-old boy ... has visited the White House more than a half-dozen times in the past two years....


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Colette Machado Resigns as OHA Chair
by News Release Wednesday, November 26, 2014

"I look forward to the process to select a new chair."


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Hawaii Taxes on Poverty-Level Income 2nd Highest in USA
by News Article Tuesday, November 25, 2014

...Hawaii income taxes cost a single parent of two children $272 at poverty level....


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HCDA Issues RFP for Kakaako Micro Units
by News Release Tuesday, November 25, 2014

...generally are around 300 square feet and occupied by no more than two persons....


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Kauai Dairy Farm Receives Approval
by News Release Tuesday, November 25, 2014

...The original proposal of 2,000 cows on site was modified in July 2014 to 650-699 cows....


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Feds Pay SolarCity to Analyze HECO Distributed Generation
by News Release Tuesday, November 25, 2014

...to address operational issues associated with high degrees of distributed solar penetration on electrical grids....


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Matson Hikes Rates 5.4%
by News Release Tuesday, November 25, 2014

"In the past decade, Matson has invested nearly $1 billion in four new containerships...."


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University of Hawaii won’t talk about sex education program
by Malia Zimmerman Tuesday, November 25, 2014

"...researchers are asking 11-year-olds whether they’ve had sex, how many partners they’ve had and if they’ve had anal sex...."


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Hawaii, Alaska Only States to add No Ultra-Rich for 2013
by News Release Tuesday, November 25, 2014

In Hawaii 215 people have assets in excess of $30M....


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Tommy Waters Sues for Recount in East Oahu Council Race
by News Article Monday, November 24, 2014

...Waters argues that the voting results suggest 128 ballots may have been miscounted out of the 37,178 cast....


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Hawaii Is the State with the 8th Most Frugal Consumers
by News Release Monday, November 24, 2014

But Hawaii is #1 for “highest percentage of the population spending more than they make”....


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Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted November 24, 2014
by Congress .org Monday, November 24, 2014
Senate: Keystone XL Pipeline - Passage
Senate: Surveillance Authorities - Cloture
House: EPA Research Standards – Passage


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Report: Hawaii Scores ‘D’ on Sex Trafficking Laws
by News Release Monday, November 24, 2014

...every state receives a Report Card that grades the state on 41 key legislative components that must be addressed in a state’s laws....


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Could Congress finally end the GMO labeling war?
by News Article Sunday, November 23, 2014

...a confusing patchwork of different laws around the country, driving up the cost of food as much as $500 to every American family....


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Progressivism Becomes Convenient Vehicle for Tycoons
by News Article Sunday, November 23, 2014

...the extremely wealthy establish various special interest groups dedicated to crafting draconian regulations in the name of the public good, tackling hot-button social issues, and riling the hopes of easily led ideologues....


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Hawaii Landmark Land Use Litigation for 2014
by News Article Sunday, November 23, 2014

...new and important cases were decided by the Hawaii courts this year....


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Supreme Court Blocks Friends of Makakilo Appeal vs DR Horton
by Robert Thomas Sunday, November 23, 2014

...The Hawaii Supreme Court has issued a unanimous opinion in Friends of Makakilo v. D.R. Horton-Schuler Homes, LLC....


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Who’s the Boss, Anyway?
by Tom Yamachika Sunday, November 23, 2014

Under the TBOR, tax increases and significant government borrowing had to be presented to the voters before they could take effect....


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Alfalfa Farmers Sue to Overturn GMO Ban
by News Article Saturday, November 22, 2014

Destruction of their crops would be an unconstitutional taking without just compensation, the farmers say....


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Caldwell Makes the Disabled Pay Starting Jan 1
by News Release Saturday, November 22, 2014

... effective January 1, 2015, persons with disability parking permits will be charged the standard parking rate at city parking lots ....


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Leaving Trail of Destruction, Carbone Suddenly Quits UH Cancer Center
by News Release Saturday, November 22, 2014

In a hastily called faculty and staff meeting at the Cancer Center at about 2:30 p.m. Friday....


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Hawaii political action committee under fire for non-disclosure
by Malia Zimmerman Saturday, November 22, 2014

Hawaii’s state campaign spending commissioners want the Honolulu city prosecutor to investigate a case brought by former Gov. Ben Cayetano against Pacific Resource Partnership’s political action committee....


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Omidyar 'Assumes Ownership' of Honolulu Seawater Air Conditioning
by News Release Saturday, November 22, 2014

The team estimates the new system will reduce electricity usage by more than all of the utility scale photovoltaic systems currently operating in Hawaii....


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UH Report: 14,282 Homeless in Hawaii
by News Release Saturday, November 22, 2014

5,454 individuals (38%) were continuing clients from FY 2013....


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UH: Pono Choices Secretly Part of "Human Subject Research"
by News Release Friday, November 21, 2014

"...the Pono Choices survey instruments ... are part of an ongoing research project...."


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Unexpected Common Ground: Grassroot Institute and the Sovereignty Movement
by Grassroot Institute Friday, November 21, 2014

"We actually share some important common goals with the Sovereignty activists."


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Feds Cut Maui Co Hospital Funding, Reclassify Kula, Lanai and Molokai as 'Urban'
by News Article Friday, November 21, 2014

...will lose their rural designation that allows acute care facilities within their boundaries to receive extra payments as critical access hospitals....


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Should Hawaii Create Statewide police training and standards board?
by Sam Slom Friday, November 21, 2014

Senator Slom discusses  Police Reform with Prof Aaron Hunger....


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CATO: Abercrombie Boosted Spending $900M
by News Article Thursday, November 20, 2014

...Hawaii taxpayers can now breathe easier because he was defeated in the Democratic primary....


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UH Protest: Grad Students Win Jobs Back, Push for Budget Transparency
by News Release Thursday, November 20, 2014

...fight for an allocation model that allows tuition money to follow the students....


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U.S. not prepared for a major volcanic eruption, panel says
by News Article Thursday, November 20, 2014
The U.S. is falling short in its ability to track and respond to a major volcanic eruption at this time, a panel of experts told a congressional hearing Wednesday.…

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Report: Hawaii’s $30B unfunded retirement liabilities part of national trend
by Malia Zimmerman Thursday, November 20, 2014

...Hawaii’s $30-billion unfunded liability per resident is $21,852, the seventh highest in the nation....


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Under secretary of the Army visits Hawaii
by News Article Thursday, November 20, 2014

...to conduct a tour of the Army installations here to get a first-hand view of capabilities of the units....


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Hawaii: Buy Obamacare, Pay for Abortion
by News Article Thursday, November 20, 2014
Five years ago President Obama told lawmakers and the American public in a specially called joint session of Congress on healthcare reform that "under our plan, no federal dollars will be used to fund abortion."…

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Lack of Vegans Makes Hawaii Best State for Thanksgiving
by News Article Thursday, November 20, 2014

We crunched the numbers using the six criteria below to determine if the state you live in is prime habitat for a downer of a Thanksgiving....


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Inequality: Hawaii the only Blue State Among America's Most Equal
by News Release Thursday, November 20, 2014

...Families are changing, with fewer married couples and more single-parent families and cohabiting unions....


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HONOLULU Ranks 12th for Successful Aging
by News Release Thursday, November 20, 2014

...life amid the palm trees can cost, especially at quality nursing facilities and hospitals. Special needs transport is adequate, but work commutes are time-consuming....


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Report: Hawaii DoE 'Ahead of the Curve' on Data Governance
by News Release Thursday, November 20, 2014

...the number of states sharing teacher performance information with educator preparation programs has more than tripled....


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Institute for Astronomy Discovers Black Money Hole in Kakaako
by News Article Wednesday, November 19, 2014

If current trends hold, the black hole will grow 'like a cancer' (hint, hint) and swallow the entire system....


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It's Official: OHA Trustees are Lawbreakers
by Video Video Wednesday, November 19, 2014

It's Official - The Office Of Hawaiian Affairs Trustees Have Committed An Illegal Act....


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U.S. Air Force Colonel joins DOE leadership team
by News Release Wednesday, November 19, 2014

From 2011 to 2013, Carlson was the deputy joint base commander at Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam....


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Laborers Union: Schatz, Hirono, Hanabusa, Gabbard are Cowards Pandering to Eco Nut Billionaires
by News Release Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Democratic leaders in Washington should put job creation ahead of the ravings of environmental wing-nuts and their deep pocketed billionaire funders....


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Video: Kelii Akina Interviews Senator Sam Slom
by Grassroot Institute Wednesday, November 19, 2014

State Senator Sam Slom is interviewed by Keali’i Akina on the November 10 edition of “Think Tech Hawaii”....


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Judicial Selection: Constitutional Amendment Icing on the Transparency Cake
by Robert Thomas Wednesday, November 19, 2014

...the voters agreed that there's no good reason to keep the JSC lists secret, the same result as the lawsuit....


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Hawaii Unfunded Liabilities Could Become a "Broken Promise"
by Grassroot Institute Tuesday, November 18, 2014

...the state may one day be forced to break the promise it made to its employees regarding their pensions and benefits....


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UH Manoa Budget Protest Continues Overnight
by News Release Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The students have decided that the concessions granted by the interim Chancellor are not enough....


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Ige Names Fuchigami to Head DoT, Extends Application Deadline
by News Release Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Fuchigami had been tapped by Mayor Kirk Caldwell last month to lead the city’s Department of Enterprise Services....


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Bicyclist Fatalities Rise As More Urban Workers Pedal to Work
by News Release Tuesday, November 18, 2014

...adults 20 and older represented 84 percent of bicyclist fatalities in 2012, compared to only 21 percent in 1975....


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State Retirement Funds Play Tricks on Retirees, Taxpayers
by News Article Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Hawaii has employed gimmicks to give the appearance of fiscal improvements in their entitlement programs....


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Conference: Change DoE into School-Centered System
by News Release Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Friday, Nov. 28 and Saturday, Nov. 29, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Moanalua High School....


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Lawyers Investigate Sale of Horizon Lines, Class Action Suit Possible
by News Release Tuesday, November 18, 2014

...this proposed transaction undervalues the Company to the detriment of Horizon’s shareholders....


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Hawaii's Largest Wind Farm Developer Sold for $2.4B
by News Release Tuesday, November 18, 2014

SunEdison to become world's largest renewable energy development company....


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National Report Shows Hawaii 6th Lowest Child Homelessness
by News Release Monday, November 17, 2014

The homeless are everywhere but a national report shows Hawaii is 6th lowest for child homelessness....


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Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted November 17, 2014
by Congress .org Monday, November 17, 2014

Senate: Child Care and Development Block Grant - Cloture

House: Keystone XL Pipeline - Passage


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Abercrombie's HCDA to Vote on Last Minute Development Deals
by News Release Monday, November 17, 2014

HCDA will be having at least 3 meetings on Tuesday, November 25th….just 6 days before the Ige Administration is installed....


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DLNR vs Hawaii County: In Whose Interest?
by Tom Lodge Monday, November 17, 2014

DLNR sued the County of Hawaii for its ban on aerial hunting....


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Punahou Thanks David Ige for His Financial Contributions
by Andrew Walden Monday, November 17, 2014
Does this mean the Ige administration will break from the HSTA and propose a publicly funded voucher program so we can all give taxpayer money to private schools?

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HHSC Not Alone: US Rural Hospitals in Critical Condition
by News Article Sunday, November 16, 2014

For many rural hospitals, partnering with big health systems is the only hope for survival....


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Hospital Crisis: How to Use Union Work Rules for Fun and Profit
by Andrew Walden Sunday, November 16, 2014
Hawaii public hospital workers earn less but cost more than their private sector counterparts.  How is that possible?
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The 2015 State Business Tax Climate Index
by Tom Yamachika Sunday, November 16, 2014

The Tax Foundation just released its 2015 State Business Tax Climate Index....


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Meetings to Discuss Changes to the State’s Land Use System
by News Release Saturday, November 15, 2014

State Office of Planning Hosting a Series of Stakeholder Meetings to Discuss 'Improvements' to the State’s Land Use System....


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Temporary Injunction: Judge Blocks Enforcement of Maui Anti-GMO Law
by News Article Saturday, November 15, 2014

...the ban will "probably bankrupt Molokai"....


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Obama Administration, Kiribati Cut off More Ocean Fisheries
by News Release Saturday, November 15, 2014

489,000 Square Nautical Miles of Ocean....


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Manoa Graduate Students Spur Campus-Wide Protest
by News Release Saturday, November 15, 2014

Graduate students have planned a sit-in at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Campus Center to protest sudden and drastic budget cuts....


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City to host free TOD symposium Saturday, November 22
by News Release Friday, November 14, 2014

Saturday, Nov. 22, at the Neal Blaisdell Center Exhibition Hall....


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