Wednesday, December 8, 2021
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Tuesday, December 7, 2021
December 7, 2021 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Forgotten Honouliuli: Jack Burns, Police Spy
  2. Two More Omicron Cases Detected in Hawaii
  3. Hawaii’s Healthcare Shortage: Hawaii Island Residents Concerned
  4. Ethics: Officials Quietly form Non-Profit to Contract with their Department
  5. It Could Cost $10B and 30 years For The Navy To Move Red Hill Fuel
  6. Navy temporarily suspends Red Hill fuel tank operations (sort of)
  7. Ex-Maui police officer convicted of federal crimes arrested again in child sex sting
  8. Lawsuit Alleges Honolulu Police Shot, Killed Thief and Thug With No Justification
  9. Voter service center opens, ballots coming in for Kaua‘i special election
  10. The median price of a single-family home on Oahu jumps to $1,050,000 from $872,500
  11. More data on entities registered in international tax havens
  12. University of Hawaii's football team is miserable. Players say the culprit is head coach Todd Graham.

Monday, December 6, 2021
December 6, 2021 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Forgotten Honouliuli: Jack Burns, Police Spy
  2. ‘Catastrophic’ Red Hill Failure Could Lead to Development Moratorium
  3. Gov. Ige joins Hawaii’s congressional delegation in calling for immediate Red Hill fuel storage closure
  4. A crisis of care
  5. Veto Bill 135: Sunscreen policy calls for thoughtful patience, not fear
  6. The amount of heroin confiscated by police has increased nearly sevenfold since 2020

Sunday, December 5, 2021
December 5, 2021 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Five Ways To Make The Hawaii Legislature More Accountable
  2. Navy water sampling at Red Hill well showed petroleum contamination months ago
  3. Mayor Rick Blangiardi and Honolulu City Council dodge a rail reckoning with bogus math
  4. Meadow Gold seeks to expand processing plant
  5. Council considers legislative priorities: Lifeguards, fees, fines, Juneteenth top list
  6. ‘The Other Pearl Harbor’ of data and seizure reverberates in today’s surveillance capitalism

Saturday, December 4, 2021
December 4, 2021 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Hawaii Is No Paradise if You Need Medical Care
  2. Rail Bailout Comes at Expense of Other City Operations
  3. State Sen. Fevella asks Gov. David Ige to address Hawaii prison shortages
  4. Hawaii’s congressional delegation wants Gov. Ige to request a presidential emergency declaration over Red Hill
  5. BWS shuts down its Halawa shaft as a precaution following Navy water system contamination
  6. Lahaina Injection  Wells--What’s Next?
  7. Supreme Court Disallows Evidence of Kahala Beach Stabbing

Friday, December 3, 2021
December 3, 2021 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. FAIL: State charges against Miske co-defendant tossed out by judge (again)
  2. The Search For The Next Honolulu Police Chief Follows Kealoha Model
  3. One of Higa’s Cronies out at Na Leo
  4. HNN sent water from the Navy’s lines to a private lab. Here’s what they found.
  5. Analysis Reveals How Much Covid Hurt Local Restaurants
  6. Why Hawaii Needs A 'Legacy Admissions Index' For Schools

Thursday, December 2, 2021
December 2, 2021 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Another Big Tax Hike to Fund Rail: Honolulu Council Approves 3% Hotel Tax For Oahu-and they already say it’s not enough
  2. Fearing Contamination, Honolulu Has Slowed Pumping At A Well Near Red Hill
  3. To Steal a House Seat for Themselves, Big Island Democrats Threaten Lawsuit to Exclude Military Dependents from Count
  4. Honolulu Police Commission to be subject of city audit
  5. Collusion and High Prices: Supreme Court to hear Paeahu Solar Case
  6. GoPros, Wheelbarrows And Foie Gras: CNMI Governor’s Spending Under Investigation
  7. Harsh Reality -- Carbon Taxes Promote Deforestation
  8. More Hawaii tourist hotspots will soon require reservations
  9. Tour operators suffer due to lack of workers
  10. Hawaii ranks in top six states for health care for racial and ethnic groups
  11. Honolulu Housing Authority Third Director in Two Months
  12. Police commission approves taxpayer-funded defense for officers who fatally shot teen
  13. In effort to reduce crime, police clear out homeless drug addicts’ encampment on Kauai

Wednesday, December 1, 2021
December 1, 2021 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. SHOPO Contract Organizes Officers to Get Their Stories Together With Union Rep Before Filing Reports…and Much More
  2. PSD Corruption Undermines HOPE Probation Program
  3. Hawaii is the ‘most hostile health environment to practice in,’ physician says
  4. Hickam Water System Fuel Connected to Water Well Beneath Red Hill Tanks?
  5. Hawaii State Representative's DUI Trial Set for Next Week

Tuesday, November 30, 2021
November 30, 2021 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Convicted Cop In Kealoha Case Gets His Job Back In Arbitration--With Back Pay
  2. Blindspots in network of child protections probed in wake of Isabella Kalua murder
  3. Lehua and Isaac Kalua plead not guilty to murder, other charges in death of adopted daughter
  4. Hilo couple faces felony child abuse charges
  5. UPW Overtime Games Cause unsafe conditions:  Senator makes surprise prison inspection
  6. Legislative push-back could follow “gut and replace” ruling
  7. Hawaii officials advise all users of Navy’s water system to avoid using water for drinking, cooking, or oral hygiene
  8. After 18 months, Puuhonua o Waianae completes first house
  9. Hawaii County Cost of Government Commission to convene

Monday, November 29, 2021
Letters to the Editor November, 2021
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Illegal Fireworks Profit ILWU Stevedores

Monday, November 29, 2021
November 29, 2021 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Major Stephen Gerona Oversaw HPD Inaction on Isabella Kalua Case --  Accused of Sex Harassment Against Male
  2. Political Corruption: What the Honolulu Council Isn’t Doing About it
  3. Ige Trick: DOE Grabs $10.3m in COVID Aid from Private Schools
  4. On politics and money
  5. Adoptive parents of Isabell 'Ariel' Kalua to appear in court Today
  6. Honolulu’s Vacation Rental Crackdown May Hurt The North Shore Surfing Scene
  7. Kauai County proposal would triple garbage collection fees to pay for More Fake Recycling
  8. Maui Plastic Ban Effective January 1
  9. Island of Retaliation: Kauai County’s insurance premiums rising 28%
  10. Lynn Finnegan should make it a point to recruit competent people as Republican Candidates

Sunday, November 28, 2021
November 28, 2021 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Halawa, Kalihi Affordable Housing Slow-Walked to keep prices high 
  2. Science should honor the answer: ‘No’ -- Unless They Pay $50M Rent
  3. Rail Witch’s Brew
  4. Ambulance charges may increase on Oahu as city seeks money
  5. Hawaii’s first tiny home project for the homeless ready for residents

Saturday, November 27, 2021
November 27, 2021 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Cronyism 101:  New PRP program offers training in politics, and profitable nonprofit advocacy
  2. Navy Leak Not Related to Red Hill
  3. Maui: Applications to be available next week for ‘aina kupuna’ tax relief
  4. Kauai County Green Police ask public to report eateries not complying with foam ban

Friday, November 26, 2021
November 26, 2021 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Adoptive parents of Isabella Kalua were under financial stress before child’s death
  2. Hawaii deputy sheriff uncovers cocaine scheme
  3. Deadly, costly crashes lead HPD to consider pursuit policy changes
  4. Maui Charter Commission Proposals to go on Ballot
  5. Proposed airport hotel on Maui awaiting word on moratorium
  6. Lawsuit challenges Meadow Gold’s ‘Made With Aloha’ claims

Thursday, November 25, 2021
November 25, 2021 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. HART’s Cheerier Budget Possibilities Invented by Mainland PR Firm
  2. Schatz:  $500 million in rail funds still available to throw on bonfire
  3. 10% of State Depends on Food Banks
  4. State correctional centers COVID clear
  5. More Homeless violent crimes play out in Waikiki after Criminals Released for COVID

Wednesday, November 24, 2021
November 24, 2021 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. ‘A clear red flag’: Records show adoptive parents previously investigated for suspected abuse
  2. Ige pushes back against efforts to limit his emergency powers
  3. Remove age bias in triage allocation plan
  4. 50 Years Later, Hawaii’s Law Requiring Professional Licenses Could Be In For An Overhaul
  5. Hawaii County Water Board pushing another massive rate hike
  6. Maui County Mulls An Agreement Between Police And US Immigration Agency
  7. Maui Antivaxxers will have 20 days to add more signatures 
  8. Hawaii Should Abolish the Bar Exam so Even The Dumbest Grads from UH Richardson can become Shysters

Tuesday, November 23, 2021
November 23, 2021 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Abuse reported years before Isabella Kalua’s death 
  2. Blangiardi announces lifting capacity requirements for all large events
  3. The Prosecution Of Police Misconduct Cases Essentially Stopped During The Pandemic
  4. Kaua‘i special election ballots Arriving in Mailboxes Now
  5. Maui residents getting a say in how the county reforms its police department
  6. ‘Certificate of Need’ Blocks Cancer Center from Lahaina (Again)
  7. Maui dermatologist pushes back against new proposed sunscreen ban
  8. Key areas of Hawaii Kai would be drawn out of district under new election maps plan
  9. Odor from Red Hill fuel release sparks 911 calls

Monday, November 22, 2021
November 22, 2021 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. 36,000 travelers flew to Hawaii on Nov. 20; highest number since July
  2. Hawaii residents still back pandemic rules, poll finds
  3. Blocking Agriculture: Hawaii’s regulations made it “probably the hardest in the country”
  4. Navy says 14,000 gallons of fuel and water have spilled from Red Hill
  5. Man locked up in Hawaii State Hospital because of mistaken identity files federal lawsuit

Sunday, November 21, 2021
November 21, 2021 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Tax Workers’ “Get Out of Jail Free” Card
  2. City and County of Honolulu to ring in holiday season Dec. 4
  3. After Decade, City, State Finally Eliminate Turtle Beach Traffic Jam
  4. Hawaii Republicans Elect New Chair
  5. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted November 20, 2021
  6. Harbors Division Accepts Preservationist Bid to Return Falls of Clyde to Scotland
  7. Isabella Kalua Coverup Debunked:  HGEA Refusal to Work Meant CWS Virtual Home Visits Only Since March 2020
  8. Latest Honolulu rail numbers are a new twist on an old shell game
  9. Spying on You: HTA Wants Control of Safe Travels Database
  10. Judicial Backlog Easing Now That Jury Trials are Resumed
  11. Solar Farm: $1.37M Bribe Makes NIMBYs Go Away

Saturday, November 20, 2021
November 20, 2021 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Media bamboozled by more of the rail “smoke and mirrors” treatment
  2. Public financing for replacing Aloha Stadium not set yet--Legislators may Approve even More Money
  3. DoE Burning $400M--Massive COVID relief money accomplishes absolutely nothing
  4. AntiVaxxers Needed 22,000 Signatures to Recall Maui Mayor--Only Got 3,000 
  5. UH Marine Biologists Push Back Against Sunscreen Fear Campaign
  6. Man accused of sexually assaulting minors while on release in 2018 murder case

Friday, November 19, 2021
November 19, 2021 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. As With Other CWS Disasters, Latest pair of Child Killers Will Likely get Reduced Sentence
  2. Miske Co-Defendant Ready to Walk Away Laughing After 5 Years of Court Delays
  3. Most Hawaii elementary and middle schoolers are at least one grade level behind, testing shows
  4. Spin and No promises: Rail is Hanabusa’s Clown Car
  5. Hawaii County Council Approves 3% TAT Hike
  6. Dirtier than Coal: PUC RFP Opens Door to Wood pellet Burning at AES
  7. Incoming Maui deputy chief avoided past domestic violence charges
  8. Once Again, the ACLU Whines About Saving the Huge Mounds of Garbage Accumulated by Drug Addicted Vagrants

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Ethics: Officials Quietly form Non-Profit to Contract with their Department
by News Release Tuesday, December 7, 2021

... The Agency employs the relevant employees at state-run facilities. Recently, it has allowed some employees to become employees of the Non-Profit, which can offer additional benefits beyond those typically offered to state employees ....


Hawaii’s Healthcare Shortage: Hawaii Island Residents Concerned
by Kelii Akina Tuesday, December 7, 2021

... Residents on Hawaii island are voicing their concerns about the shortage of healthcare, according to Lisa Rantz, executive director of the Hilo Medical Center Foundation ....


Forgotten Honouliuli: Jack Burns, Police Spy
by Andrew Walden Tuesday, December 7, 2021

“It was (his) work as as head of the HPD’s Espionage Bureau that lay the foundation for Burns’ later political success in Hawaii.”  


Two More Omicron Cases Detected in Hawaii
by News Release Monday, December 6, 2021

... WHO says no deaths reported from Omicron yet as Covid variant spreads ....


Kauai Wipes out 1,450 illegal TVRs
by News Release Sunday, December 5, 2021

“...With a combined effort of increased enforcement, as well as partnerships with third-party platforms such as Expedia, the Kaua‘i Planning Department estimates that illegal vacation rentals on Kaua‘i have gone from roughly 1,500 in 2017 down to less than 50 today....”


Legislature to Resume Awarding Grants-In-Aid
by News Release Sunday, December 5, 2021

... Applications due January 21, 2022 ....


Ending Government by Fiat
by Tom Yamachika Sunday, December 5, 2021

... a “state of emergency,” which causes the Governor’s powers to kick in, is supposed to terminate automatically after sixty days ....


OHA Report: Graft is ‘Courageous and Commendable’
by Andrew Walden Sunday, December 5, 2021

... OHA is seeking a new ‘Auditor’ willing to generate a report that will condemn the CLA Audit as “inflammatory statements” and “lies” ....


Makahiki Stargazing Festival
by News Release Friday, December 3, 2021

... Please come join OKH, IfA and NOIRLab for solar observations, star-gazing and Makahaiki Games December 4, 3pm @ Magic Island ....


UH: 96% of our Students Believe Eco-Religion
by News Release Friday, December 3, 2021

... ‘Worry and hope’: Producing students to save the world ....


What Hawaii must do to recover financially
by Grassroot Institute Friday, December 3, 2021

... Road Map to Prosperity ....


Oahu's new 'tourism tax' will affect residents, too
by Grassroot Institute Friday, December 3, 2021

... projected revenues from the tax fall short of what the project needs to cover its budget shortfalls ....


DBEDT: State Economic Performance Better Than Expected
by News Release Wednesday, December 1, 2021

... DBEDT revised its economic growth projection for 2021 to 3.9 percent, up from the 2.7 percent projected in August  ....


How Much Do You Need To Be ‘Rich’ in Hawaii?
by News Article Wednesday, December 1, 2021

... The minimum income to be in the top 5% in Hawaii is $150,863; that is second only to California among West Coast states ....


How Ige's Latest COVID Emergency Proclamation Affects Sunshine Law
by News Release Wednesday, December 1, 2021

... Exhibit C of the latest Proclamation suspends the Sunshine Law to enable boards to conduct meetings without any members of the boards or the public physically present in the same location ....


Fed Wreck's Back--And Guess Who is Pushing it
by Video Video Wednesday, December 1, 2021

... But Wait, Because There's An Unexpected Turn Of Events ....


Health Department Detects Petroleum Product in Navy Water System
by News Release Wednesday, December 1, 2021

... It is hard to miss the possibility that the result of the Nov 20 incident in the fire suppression system has somehow ended up in the Hickam water system ....


Third Saint from Kalaupapa? Bishops Advance cause of Brother Joseph Dutton
by News Release Wednesday, December 1, 2021

... Father Damien, who had just been diagnosed with leprosy, needed an assistant to help him carry on his work after he was gone. Dutton threw himself into the work ....


Hawaii Ranks #2 for Potholes
by News Article Wednesday, December 1, 2021

...“Riding a motorcycle in Hawaii is a mixture of absorbing breathtaking views and then nearly dying by driving into a pothole big enough to be a bomb crater”....


Elder Abuse: Hawaii Rankings Mixed
by News Article Wednesday, December 1, 2021

... 2021’s States with the Best Elder-Abuse Protections ....


Meals & Mahalo Nui to the Heroes of the Pandemic
by Kelii Akina Wednesday, December 1, 2021

... Zip codes with a high concentration of Native Hawaiian residents became “hot zones” ....


Ige Seeking Two BLNR Nominees
by News Release Wednesday, December 1, 2021

... Ige is recruiting qualified and dedicated individuals from Kauaʻi and Hawaiʻi Island who are interested in serving on the State Board of Land and Natural Resources (BLNR) ....


One Year After $4M Insider Cacao Loss--KS to 'Invest' in More Food-Related Schemes
by News Release Tuesday, November 30, 2021

... 2020: Insider Cacao Scheme: KSBE out $4M -- but OHA Dodges Bullet ....


Slightly Lower Vaccination Numbers After State DOH Tech Upgrade
by News Release Tuesday, November 30, 2021

... While this slightly lowers Hawai‘i’s percentage of completed vaccinations from 72.5% to 71.1%, it provides a more accurate picture of the state’s vaccination effort ....


October, 2021 Visitor Spending Down 15.3% from 2019
by News Release Tuesday, November 30, 2021

... A total of 550,781 visitors arrived by air service to the Hawaiian Islands in October 2021, mainly from the U.S. West and U.S. East. ...


State Completes implementation of new electronic time and leave system
by News Release Tuesday, November 30, 2021

... 13,000 employees in the Executive and Legislative branches, and the Office of the Hawaiian Affairs produce 90,000 electronic leave records each month ....


Tax Isn’t a Peanut Butter Cup
by Tom Yamachika Sunday, November 28, 2021

... Once upon a time there were some property developers on Oahu ....


Conservative Rankings of Hawaii State Legislators --2020 Session
by News Release Saturday, November 27, 2021

... How Does Your Legislator Rank? ....


Study Estimates 870 Vegans Live in Hawaii
by News Release Friday, November 26, 2021

... Hawaii is the 4th most Vegan state ....


Safest States During COVID: Hawaii Ranks 10th
by News Article Friday, November 26, 2021

... but Hawaii has the highest transmission rate in USA ....


How Much Does the Jones Act Cost Hawaii Consumers?
by Grassroot Institute Friday, November 26, 2021

... Honolulu Walmart prices were on average 14% higher than in LA ....


The hidden story of the third Thanksgiving: 1623--giving thanks for freedom
by News Article Wednesday, November 24, 2021

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


Reapportionment: Statewide Public Hearings Begin November 30
by News Release Wednesday, November 24, 2021

... the Reapportionment Commission will be conducting its public hearings remotely using interactive conference technology ....


Blangiardi Eases COVID Restrictions
by News Release Wednesday, November 24, 2021

... Honolulu is improving the Safe O‘ahu Response Plan to allow more flexible operations for businesses, while still requiring Safe Access O‘ahu for higher risk activities ....


COVID: Ige allows counties to go their own way
by News Release Wednesday, November 24, 2021

... As of Dec. 1, the counties will no longer be required to obtain the approval of the governor or the director of the Hawaiʻi Emergency Management Agency (HIEMA) prior to issuing county emergency orders ....


Lost Opportunity: Schatz Secures Extension Of $493 Million Honolulu Rail Funding Grant In Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal
by News Release Wednesday, November 24, 2021

... in yet another failure of leadership, Schatz misses an opportunity to put the rail nightmare behind us ....


Is This the End for Gut and Replace?
by Video Video Tuesday, November 23, 2021

... Court Strikes Down ‘Gut and Replace’ -- Legal Expert Robert Thomas Weighs in ....


Hawaii Top Ten Hospitals Ranked for Outcomes, Efficiency
by News Release Monday, November 22, 2021

... NOTE: Hospitals ranking best for outcomes and efficiency rank lowest for equity ....


HSTA encourages teachers to apply for sabbatical leave
by News Release Monday, November 22, 2021

... Teachers may apply for one semester or for the entire school year ....


Report: Hawaii third-worst millennial homeownership rate in USA
by News Release Monday, November 22, 2021

... the millennial homeownership rate in Hawaii is 32.7% ....


Ethics: UH Administrator Finds $9,592.53 in a Forgotten Bank Account
by News Release Monday, November 22, 2021

... guess what happens next .... 


Hawaii Ranks 47th in the Nation in Highway Performance and Cost-Effectiveness
by News Release Monday, November 22, 2021

... The state’s pavement quality is very poor, among the worst in the country and the primary driver for the state’s low ranking ....


Harbors Division Accepts Preservationist Bid to Return Falls of Clyde to Scotland
by News Release Sunday, November 21, 2021

... After years rotting in Hawaii, a 19th century Clyde-built ship is finally coming home ....


Tax Workers’ “Get Out of Jail Free” Card
by Tom Yamachika Sunday, November 21, 2021

... In more recent years, the Hawaii Supreme Court has been giving the tax office even more help and protection ....


Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted November 20, 2021
by GovTrack .us Sunday, November 21, 2021

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


Hawaii Republicans Elect New Chair
by News Release Sunday, November 21, 2021

... Vote totals are as follow: Lynn Finnegan 33, Jose Uson 12, Gil Logan 8, and 6 abstain votes ....


City and County of Honolulu to ring in holiday season Dec. 4
by News Release Sunday, November 21, 2021

... the Honolulu City Lights tree lighting ceremony is back ....


After Decade, City, State Finally Eliminate Turtle Beach Traffic Jam
by News Release Sunday, November 21, 2021

... For many years various solutions have been discussed ....


'Certificate of Need' stands in way of improving healthcare in Hawaii
by Kelii Akina Saturday, November 20, 2021

...  Since 2006, state officials have rejected over $200 million worth of certificate-of-need requests, which would have added more than 200 hospital beds to meet Hawaii’s medical needs ....


Maui County Will Not Appeal Injection Well Ruling
by News Release Saturday, November 20, 2021

... When the case was returned to Judge Mollway, she determined that the County needs a Clean Water Act NPDES permit ....


Mindless Hysteria: Maui County Council Passes Anti-Sunscreen Bill
by News Release Saturday, November 20, 2021

... Chemical Company Behind Anti-Sunscreen Campaign ....


COVID-19 regulations aren’t cost-free
by Kelii Akina Friday, November 19, 2021

... ignoring the full cost is tantamount to malpractice ....


NOAA considers new marine sanctuary off Hawaiian Islands
by News Release Friday, November 19, 2021

... Agency seeks public comment through Jan. 31, 2022 ....


Ala Wai: Corps of Engineers, City Attempt to Bamboozle Public Again
by News Release Friday, November 19, 2021

... Approximately 110 community members participated during the Nov. 10 workshop and 45 participated on Nov. 13 ....


Sex Trafficking: Federal Grand Jury Issues New Indictment Against Leaders of Philippines-Based Church
by News Release Friday, November 19, 2021

...adding six new defendants, including the KOJC’s leader, Apollo Carreon Quiboloy, who was referred to as “The Appointed Son of God.”....


Unemployment Drops to 6.3% for October
by News Release Friday, November 19, 2021

... DBEDT today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for October was 6.3 percent compared to 6.6 percent in September ....


Extreme Stinginess? A look at Accused Waimanalo Child Killers’ Bankruptcy Case
by Andrew Walden Friday, November 19, 2021

... the Kalua’s bankruptcy submissions reveal $111K annual income -- but they are alleged to have duct-taped their adopted children's mouths shut to keep them from sneaking food ....


How is Maui Saving Hawaiian Lands?
by Video Video Thursday, November 18, 2021

... ʻĀina kupuna bill to help long-time Maui families keep ancestral lands passes first council reading ....


Legislative Agenda: Bills to Ban Gasoline, Diesel Vehicles by 2030
by News Release Wednesday, November 17, 2021

... Enviros deploy push-poll which claims that 66% of public want gasoline and diesel cars banned.  If this is true, why are electric cars only 1% of the fleet right now? ....


2021’s Most Obese States--Hawaii 47th
by News Article Wednesday, November 17, 2021

... more than seven in 10 U.S. adults aged 20 and older are either overweight or obese ....


Alaska: The Jones Act's original victim
by Grassroot Institute Wednesday, November 17, 2021

... New report details how Jones Act targeted Alaska from the start ....


State Democratic Party Chair Announces Plan to Avert Anti-Vaxxer Takeover of Party
by Andrew Walden Wednesday, November 17, 2021

... Tyler Dos Santos Tam wants to have his candidacy and keep his Chairmanship too ....


Ige Announces $365M in CIP
by News Release Wednesday, November 17, 2021

... These funds were released in October 2021 ....


State Financial Reports 84% Transparent
by News Release Tuesday, November 16, 2021

... Twenty-two states earned distinction this year for providing the public with candid and transparent information about their government’s fiscal health ....


Government regulations get thumbs down in Hawaii survey
by Grassroot Institute Tuesday, November 16, 2021

... Solid majorities agree there are too many regulations and they hurt small businesses ....


Pirate Law
by Video Video Tuesday, November 16, 2021

"This might be the dumbest law on the book"


Kauai: Dude Allegedly Freaks out After Trailer Refused at Transfer Station
by News Release Monday, November 15, 2021

... After being handcuffed and while on the ground, DOCARE reports Hoffman slipped the handcuffs under his legs and to the front of his body. He then jumped up and continued unloading green waste from the trailer ....


NOT the End of Gut-n-Replace
by Tom Yamachika Sunday, November 14, 2021

... A person challenging a bill still needs to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the bill is unconstitutional.  And remember, it took a 3-2 vote to hold that recidivism and hurricane shelters are unrelated ....


Most Charitable States -- Hawaii 41st
by News Article Sunday, November 14, 2021

... U.S. donors in 2020 still gave more than $471 billion to charity, with 69% of the funds coming directly from individuals ....


Strike Halted, Tentative Agreement Reached Between Alliance Unions and Kaiser Permanente
by News Release Saturday, November 13, 2021

... On Saturday, November 13, 2021, Kaiser Permanente and the Alliance of Health Care Unions reached tentative agreement on a four-year contract ....


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