Monday, November 30, 2020
Hawai'i Daily News Read

Sunday, November 29, 2020
November 29, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Kealoha sentencing Monday: Feds Will be Leaving Soon--Crooks, Cronies can Get Back to Business
  2. After Wasting Billions to Build Rail, is it worth $160 million a year to operate?
  3. Kirk Caldwell’s career, it’s hard to avoid misses and near-misses
  4. Spinning the Numbers: Kauai’s Last best chance to Kill Off Tourism
  5. Big Island transpacific travelers must provide negative COVID test upon arrival through 2020
  6. CoC: To save Hawaii’s economy, beat COVID
  7. KFD Pension Spiking—Sparky Trailer, Rank to Rank, and Training
  8. How Many Crimes Does a Clerical Error Outweigh?
  9. Doo-Gooders bail Suspects out to they can get back to being homeless

Saturday, November 28, 2020
November 28, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. DoH Refuses to Disclose COVID Nursing Home Inspection Reports 
  2. Mandatory Test on Arrival for Tourists?
  3. Key document missing from records unsealed in “Painkiller” lawsuit
  4. Soft on Crime: Assault Police Get out, do it Again
  5. Hawaii Judge Blocks Police Union Attempt To Keep Cop Misconduct Secret

Friday, November 27, 2020
November 27, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. As Mayors Clamor for More Restrictions -- Lt. Gov. Recommends Follow Second Test Lead of Big Island
  2. Prison Outbreak Boosts Oahu COVID Numbers
  3. Hana and Lanai are part of smartphone app pilot project
  4. City council to consider allowing farming village communities on ag land

Thursday, November 26, 2020
November 26, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. How Blangiardi will deal with Federal Investigations
  2. What Megan Kau was doing for Michael Miske
  3. Hawaii Releases More Details On COVID-19 Vaccine Plan
  4. Statistics suggest returning residents, not visitors, more likely to bring COVID-19 into Hawaii
  5. 100,000 Arrivals This Week
  6. Kim urges evaluation of testing programs, fewer exemptions for travelers
  7. Maui: Six million pounds of food given in pandemic
  8. We need more farming, not fields covered with solar panels
  9. 36 Tiny Homes Being Built in Kalaeloa

Thursday, November 26, 2020
Letters to the Editor November, 2020
Letters to the Editor
  • Hawai'i Sea Wall Regulations Unconstitutional

Wednesday, November 25, 2020
November 25, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Rail’s Interim Service Could Be Pushed Back A Year Amid COVID, Testing Woes
  2. Businesses will have to pay three times more in unemployment tax in 2021
  3. Some travelers frustrated with having to show negative COVID-19 test prior to departure
  4. Caldwell proposes additional testing changes for trans-Pacific travelers
  5. 13% of travelers to Hawaii tested positive for COVID-19 in November
  6. Hawaii business owners advocate for less restrictive Covid-19 guidelines
  7. Officer who cited US surgeon general under investigation for overtime abuse
  8. Two potential solutions to address Hawaii’s physician workforce shortage
  9. Honolulu Needs to deal with “service-resistant” homeless
  10. Mass testing reveals 46 new COVID cases among Waiawa prison inmates
  11. Read Katherine Kealoha’s handwritten letter to a judge ahead of her sentencing
  12. $400M Shortfall?  Make Seniors and Disabled Pay!
  13. Kahuku Community Association files appeal over Na Pua Makani wind turbines
  14. Complaints delay Hawaii’s vote certification
  15. Proud Boys Voter Intimidation in Hawaii?

Tuesday, November 24, 2020
November 24, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. "This kind of reversal just feeds into the anti traveler sentiment in this state”
  2. Rep Case: Unspent CARES funds won’t need to be returned
  3. Hawaii’s hotel industry is still struggling despite tourism reopening, and isn’t expected to break even in 2021
  4. Ten thousand passengers flying to Hawai'i daily
  5. More than 58,000 citations issued for violating emergency orders have been thrown out
  6. Blangiardi: Austerity Coming
  7. Copy Trump Playbook: Keoni Souza Asks Hawaii Supreme Court For Recount In OHA Race
  8. Twisting yourselves into legal pretzels to keep Trump in office
  9. "We were having a Gavin Newsom party."
  10. Bot Sites Push Acellus Story
  11. Inspection data sought on state nursing homes
  12. Hawaii Co Water power cost charge decrease proposed

Monday, November 23, 2020
November 23, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Mayor-elect Blangiardi favors more aggressive reopening of Oahu
  2. Blood Bank of Hawaii hoping more convalescent plasma donors step up ahead of the holidays
  3. Star-Adv: Safe Travels gets more burdensome
  4. Hawaii vacation turns south
  5. Pacific Islanders hardest-hit—OHA Piggybacks
  6. Expedia: Kauai’s example for monitoring illegal vacation rentals could be useful
  7. Man’s Death In Honolulu Police Custody Caused By Drugs, Shackles And A Struggle
  8. Mobile Medical Unit to Sew Stitches After Homeless Bumfights

Sunday, November 22, 2020
November 22, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Time for the GOP to accept that Trump lost and move on
  2. Budget woes will trim government
  3. Hawaii Governor makes case for using CARES Act money to pay back unemployment insurance loan
  4. Big Island Food Basket Serves 85,000 People
  5. Kauai Foodbank Distributes 107,000 lbs Since September
  6. What’s that smell wafting over from Maui’s south shore?
  7. Here’s Why Hawaiian Homesteaders May Never Fully Profit From Their Own Land
  8. Roth announces more cabinet appointees
  9. SHOPO Sues All Four Counties over disclosure law
  10. Miske Case: An Insider Pleads Guilty And Is Cooperating With The Feds

Saturday, November 21, 2020
November 21, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Hawaii Could Get COVID-19 Vaccine As Early As December
  2. HPD suspends COVID-19 enforcement patrols after audit finds major overtime violations
  3. Robbins capitulates, public-private partnership for rail’s final leg is canceled
  4. Josh Green: “I’m not going to get in the mud with Mr. Caldwell”
  5. Honolulu mayor-elect Blangiardi seeks applicants for city's top positions
  6. Distance Learning: “We noticed a huge increase in failing grades”
  7. After 20 Years of Sierra Club Resistance, First Family Moves into Koa Ridge Subdivision
  8. Bad timing on plastics ban?
  9. Tweeker gets Probation for Two Felonies, Guess what happens next…

Friday, November 20, 2020
November 20, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. The Forever Rail
  2. Budget Battle 2021: DOE Chief Outlines Plan to Make $100M Cut look as Bad as Possible
  3. Budget Battle 2021: Honolulu City Departments Plan to Make their part of $400M in Cuts look as Bad as Possible
  4. Nearly 187K visitors have arrived in Hawai'i since launch of Safe Travels program
  5. COVID-positive pre-arrival results are a blind spot for Hawaii travel program
  6. Vast Majority of COVID Surveillance tests on Big Island
  7. Here’s Why The Health Department Says It Takes 36 Hours To Post COVID-19 Case Numbers
  8. 11 Honolulu police officers tested positive for COVID-19 after station outbreak
  9. Analysis: Asians in Hawaii more likely to die of COVID-19 than other ethnic groups
  10. Vigilantes block visitors from Big Island’s Waipio Valley
  11. Report: Many Homeless are Drug Addicts—50% Refuse Shelter

Thursday, November 19, 2020
November 19, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. City projecting a $400 million operating budget shortfall as Honolulu officials wrestle with funding rail project
  2. Enlist private sector to help trim state, county budgets
  3. Panos: Caldwell Still Underestimating Rail Costs
  4. Todd Eddins unanimously confirmed to Hawaii Supreme Court
  5. Pearl Harbor: 25% of Crew on Navy destroyer USS Michael Murphy test positive for Covid
  6. Hawaii visitors with pending coronavirus test results will no longer have chance to bypass quarantine
  7. New Honolulu Police Commissioner Pushes For More Info On Use Of Force
  8. Honolulu Police Commission Seat To Be Filled By New Mayor
  9. Roth names Cabinet members
  10. Chemophobia Caucus Comes up Short in Kauai Council Chair Contest
  11. Already struggling amid pandemic, Oahu eateries prepare for new plastics rules
  12. COVID Becomes Excuse to Deny Defendant Right to be Present in Court
  13. 1st Hawaii inmate at Saguaro Correctional Center in Arizona dies of COVID-19
  14. Homeless Spread COVID by Sharing Meth Pipes
  15. Kauai Homeless Project Moves Forward Without OHA Money

Wednesday, November 18, 2020
November 18, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. COVID Vax Could be Distributed This Year under Emergency Authorization
  2. Oceanfront property tied to Obama granted exemption from Hawaii’s environmental laws
  3. Thrilled by 6-Day Sentence for Molester, Senators Advance Eddins Supreme Court Nomination
  4. Caldwell: Rail cost now $11B, won’t be completed until 2033
  5. DoE: 90% Online Education
  6. DOH: Reporting of new COVID-19 cases will remain two days behind, with lack of resources to blame
  7. Mainland COVID-19 surge leaves would-be Hawaii travelers scrambling to find available tests
  8. Maui Co: We Won’t be Looking too closely at COVID-Infested Scrum of Visiting Mainland Lobbyists and Politicians
  9. New Department of Health contact tracing team hopes to help protect Pacific Islanders from COVID-19
  10. ‘Remote Learning’ – Suddenly A Lot more HSTA members are Grabbing that 10K Bonus for SPED
  11. Said With Straight Face: “Survey: County employees efficient”
  12. Here’s How One Honolulu Cop Got His Job Back After He Was Fired For Misconduct
  13. Maui: Prosecutor Termination Vote Set for Dec 4
  14. Swing Vote to decide Kauai County Council Chair?

Tuesday, November 17, 2020
November 17, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Hawaii Supreme Court Nominee Let Alleged Child Molester off with 6-day Sentence  
  2. Why Are Prosecutors Still Pursuing Criminal Charges Against The US Surgeon General?
  3. Factional Honolulu Councilmembers Fighting to Grab Top Job
  4. Businesses want Oahu’s plastic utensils ban delayed
  5. Kawakami proposes two new rules to shutdown tourism
  6. It's A Bad Idea For Honolulu's Next Mayor To End Homeless Sweeps
  7. Copper Thieves Strip mobile hygiene unit for homeless – How a $34,000 trailer becomes trade for two meth rocks
  8. By refusing to Feed Homeless, One Group Gets 28 Into Housing

Monday, November 16, 2020
November 16, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Duke Kahanamoku’s nephew among 8 more suing Kamehameha over alleged sex abuse
  2. Kauai Officials Expose System Rigged to make COVID Numbers Look Good
  3. Report: HFD System Designed to Hide Overtime Fraud
  4. Raiding EUTF is deja vu all over again
  5. Only about 30% of Hawaii’s $1.2B in coronavirus relief aid has been spent so far
  6. Hawaii’s COVID numbers are climbing more slowly than the rest of the U.S.
  7. Contact tracing robust says DoH
  8. COVID-19 Data: Dashboards Galore, But Key Data Still Sparse
  9. More than 500 Hawai'i inmates test positive for COVID-19 in Arizona prison
  10. Because You Closed the Insane Asylums, a Mentally Ill Woman Lives Decades on Streets before Dying
  11. Endless Subscribers: Pro Surfers Follow a New Path to Stardom

Sunday, November 15, 2020
November 15, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Hawaii’s half-billion healthcare hole
  2. Hawaii GOP needs to figure out how to parlay its increased voters into political power
  3. Candidates with compelling messages can beat Democratic Party might
  4. Column: Hawaii’s vote-by-mail works, but improvements are necessary
  5. Ahead of the holidays, lawmakers explore strengthening Hawaii’s mask mandates
  6. Some think schools should revert back to full distance learning ahead of predicted surge
  7. 24% of Kaua‘i CARES funds left
  8. Special Hawaii court for homeless violations slowly resumes, providing fresh starts (but not forcing them into housing)

Saturday, November 14, 2020
November 14, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. You won’t be riding the rail line to Aloha Stadium anytime soon
  2. State slowly makes progress on jobless claims, but many still not getting answers
  3. Hawaii Having Hard Time Finding Ways to spend CARES Act money—But Local Politicos Want More
  4. Travel advisories in West Coast states could hit Hawaii hard
  5. Kawakami asks state to change Safe Travels
  6. Maui Police Issue 264 Citations for Mask Violations Over Two Weeks
  7. Businesses look for leeway in city’s tiered reopening system
  8. Pre-K School Choice: Federal Reserve Bank Highlights Hawaii Child Care Bill
  9. Maui: 1,599 Homeless Get Permanent Housing Since Feb—Others Refuse help, Must be Forced
  10. Farmers Get Water, Enviros Outraged
  11. Manual audit of Hawai'i elections underway statewide
  12. 16 years ago Caldwell Posed as an Advocate of Campaign Finance Reform, LOL!
  13. 1874: Kalakaua Installed by Foreign Troops
  14. Money thrown at Ala Wai Small Boat Harbor project ‘going nowhere,’ critics say

Friday, November 13, 2020
November 13, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Rep Ed Case Blames Socialists as Republicans Gain Even More Seats in US House
  2. HART Board: Insubordinate Robbins Lowballing P3 Numbers
  3. DoE Hiding Failure Rate under HSTA’s Fake Remote Learning
  4. Millions in housing aid promised to Hawaii families either diverted or expected to go unspent
  5. No Hawaii hospitals have what’s needed to properly store the leading COVID-19 vaccine
  6. Obama memoir confronts role his presidency played in Republican obstructionism and Trump's rise

Thursday, November 12, 2020
November 12, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Ala Wai flood control project Gets Even More Expensive with Addition of Four Story Ala Wai Pump Station
  2. Charter school commission criticized for ‘erroneous’ rejections of new applicants
  3. SHOPO suing to stop release of names of disciplined officers
  4. Hawaii Deputy Sheriffs Finally On Track For National Accreditation
  5. Vet learns the hard way that the VA isn’t a 'trusted partner’ in pre-travel testing program
  6. Dozens rally outside Honolulu Hale, call to resume outdoor teams sports on Oahu
  7. Over Half Of Hawaii’s Workers’ Comp COVID-19 Claims Are Initially Denied
  8. DOH releases new data showing current capacity at intensive care units
  9. 340 high rise buildings have to be inspected by May 2021, HFD reports the process hasn't started in nearly half of them

Wednesday, November 11, 2020
November 11, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Traditional Veterans Day events canceled, but some virtual stand-ins planned
  2. Spying on You: Will A New Phone App Help Hawaii Track COVID-19?
  3. State found just 18 COVID-19 positives so far out of more than 15,000 tests of travelers
  4. Does Mask Mandate Mean More Vigilantes?
  5. Maui County bill would ban Homeless Feeding Operations in County Parks—Enablers Seethe with Self-Righteousness
  6. Report: Honolulu Police Use Of Force Increased Last Year
  7. Legislative Agenda: Legalize Recreational Marijuana
  8. Hooser: 'Liars and Wimps’ Choose Kouchi, Saiki
  9. Supreme Court: “…Dubin is now disbarred from the practice of law.”
  10. Katherine Kealoha refuses to see her attorney as sentencing date nears
  11. Compromised COVID test ruins woman’s Hawaiian vacation
  12. 19 Years’ Battle Finally Gets One TVR Legalized

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Bridge Aina Lea: US Supreme Court Demands Response from State
by Robert Thomas Monday, November 30, 2020

... the State hired a DC SCOTUS player to argue that this case isn't worth the Court's time ....


Eighth Amendment Protects Us from Massive Tax Penalties
by Tom Yamachika Sunday, November 29, 2020

... In a case called Timbs v. Indiana decided just last year, however, the U.S. Supreme Court made a couple of key points ....


OHA Check Register: First Year After Crabbe--Insiders Still Rake in Millions
by Andrew Walden Sunday, November 29, 2020

... 1,262 checks totaling $21,085,583.58 ....


Dick Rowland, founder and chairman emeritus of Grassroot Institute of Hawaii, dies at age 90
by News Release Sunday, November 29, 2020

...The former Army officer and insurance executive was 71 when he set out to educate Hawaii residents about the benefits of freedom....


Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted November 27, 2020
by GovTrack .us Saturday, November 28, 2020

...There were no votes in Congress this week.   Members of the Hawaii congressional delegation introduced or co-introduced three bills....


JSC: Two Judicial Openings on First Circuit, One Retention Petition
by News Release Saturday, November 28, 2020

... Notice of Anticipated Judicial Vacancies – Two (2) Circuit Judge, Circuit Court of the First Circuit ....


Ige Approves -- Kauai to Opt-out of Tourism Reopening
by News Release Saturday, November 28, 2020

...Effective Dec. 2 at 12:01 a.m., all transpacific and intercounty travelers arriving in Kaua‘i are subject to the 14-day quarantine regardless of testing....


Drive-Thru City Lights -- Opens December 9
by News Release Friday, November 27, 2020

... The annual Honolulu City Lights will look different this year ....


Libertarians woo Tulsi Gabbard for 2024 Run
by News Article Friday, November 27, 2020

... While the Democrats are distant from Ms. Gabbard, the Libertarian Party is waiting with open arms, if she can embrace more of its agenda. ...


After 40 Years, RFP for State Financial Software Overhaul
by News Release Friday, November 27, 2020

... DAGS and Office of Enterprise Technology Services, November 16, 2020, issued the RFP for an Enterprise Financial Solution ....


The hidden story of the third Thanksgiving: 1623--giving thanks for freedom
by News Article Thursday, November 26, 2020

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


Billy Oku Appointed New Hawaii State Sheriff
by News Release Thursday, November 26, 2020

... The current Sheriff Al Cummings is retiring on December 1, 2020, after 40 years of service ....


Ethics: HDoT Employee hard at Work--on his own yard
by News Release Wednesday, November 25, 2020

... these violators were busted and complaint settled within 17 days ....


Unemployment Tax Blues
by Video Video Wednesday, November 25, 2020

...the looming massive increase in the state’s unemployment insurance tax....


27 fewer deaths on Hawaii roads compared to 2019
by News Release Wednesday, November 25, 2020

... However, traffic volumes, or the amount of vehicle trips on the roads, has also been greatly decreased ....


UH Discovers Hawaii has Twice as Much Fresh Water as Believed
by News Release Wednesday, November 25, 2020

... one less argument for anti-development activists ....


Kai Kahele vows to oppose BDS, fight anti-Semitism
by News Article Wednesday, November 25, 2020

...“Israel is a very strong partner” and the “best example of democracy and the American values that we have in the Middle East” ....


UH, FEMA Study Public Attitudes Towards COVID Emergency Measures
by News Release Wednesday, November 25, 2020

... survey on attitudes towards protective actions for the COVID-19 pandemic ....


DHHL Breaks Ground on Rent-to-Own Project
by News Release Tuesday, November 24, 2020

... The first 60 homes, a portion of the greater 118-unit Laʻi ʻŌpua Village 4 – Akau, are anticipated to be offered to beneficiaries in mid-2021 ....


Ige issues 16th COVID-19 emergency proclamation
by News Release Tuesday, November 24, 2020

...tightening restrictions for trans-Pacific travelers heading to Hawai‘i....


Expedia, Airbnb, Caldwell Announce Short-term Rental Agreement
by News Release Tuesday, November 24, 2020

... Under the agreement, Airbnb will create two new fields on its listing—one for the City-issued Tax Map Key (TMK) number and another for the Transient Accommodations Tax License Number (TAT) ....


Hirono Demands More YouTube Censorship
by News Release Tuesday, November 24, 2020

... Videos aimed to delegitimize election results, boost false fraud claims have millions of views ....


Tracked Down by FBI, Homeless Alaska Drug Addict Decides to Stay on Streets of Honolulu
by News Release Tuesday, November 24, 2020

...  FBI and two police departments bow to orders from their lord and master, the homeless drug addict ....


October: Tourism Down 90.4%
by News Release Tuesday, November 24, 2020

... slightly more travelers arrived in Hawaii than in previous months, when testing was not an option ....


Hawaii Not Very Inventive: 68% of all Patents Filed by one person
by News Article Tuesday, November 24, 2020

...only 7 Hawaii-based patents awarded in 2019....


VIDEO: DOCARE Raids Nude Beach looking for mask violators
by Video Video Tuesday, November 24, 2020

...Officers cited one woman, a nurse, who had just moved to Maui from Colorado....


VIDEO: COVID patient left to sleep on bench after quarantine mix up
by Video Video Monday, November 23, 2020

... the retired Honolulu Police Department captain said the way he was treated by Department of Health officials during his 14-day quarantine on Oahu was much worse than the disease itself ....


OHA: A Tale of Two Audits
by Andrew Walden Sunday, November 22, 2020

...The net result: Keep the cash flowing to the usual insiders....


​Standardless Spending, Part 2?
by Tom Yamachika Sunday, November 22, 2020

...B&F basically told the departments, “Here’s your money. Go spend it.”....


UHERO: Ratepayers Pay $1.15 More for Every $1.00 Saved by Solar Users
by UH ERO Saturday, November 21, 2020

...for every dollar the University saves with on-campus (solar) investments, other customers will pay $1.15 more -- UHERO.....


Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted November 21, 2020
by GovTrack .us Saturday, November 21, 2020

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


COVID: UH, OHA head different NHPI projects
by News Release Saturday, November 21, 2020

...OHA touts NHPI Collective -- but completely different group gets funding from NIH, announced by UH JABSOM and Schatz’ office....


City Claims CARES Act Spending on Track
by News Release Saturday, November 21, 2020

... $54M uncommitted, and $173M unspent ....


October: Hawaii highest unemployment in USA, 14.3%
by News Release Friday, November 20, 2020

...The largest percentage decline in non-farm payroll occurred in Hawaii (-17.3 percent)....


UH to Continue Online for Spring Semester
by News Release Friday, November 20, 2020

...Especially with recent news of successes in COVID-19 vaccine development, I think we are all looking forward to better times ahead in 2021....


And the hits just keep on coming!
by Grassroot Institute Friday, November 20, 2020

...When businesses across the state are fighting for their lives, the state is about to levy an enormous hike in the unemployment tax.... 


Acellus: Opposition Movement Could Cost Hawaii Schools $272 Million
by News Release Friday, November 20, 2020

... four schools decided to discontinue Acellus because they heard assertions that it was racist and sexist.  The discontinuation led 421 kids to pull out of Hawaii public schools and join the company's Kansas City distance learning schools for Acellus ....


Ige "COVID-19 testing results must be in hand prior to departure"
by News Release Friday, November 20, 2020

...If test results are not available before boarding the final leg of the trip, the traveler must quarantine for 14 days or the length of the stay, whichever is shorter....


COVID News: DoE Finally Achieves Goal of Eliminating All Standardized Testing
by News Release Friday, November 20, 2020

...The DOE said the federal waiver does not apply to the current 2020-21 school year....


Hawaii's Fake Green Energy Initiative: After 15 years, Petroleum Dependence Drops only 6%
by News Release Friday, November 20, 2020

...This proves the Green Energy initiative is a sham designed to justify shoveling rate payer dollars to useless non-baseload wind, solar, and battery schemes.....


Hawaii Ranks 42nd in the Nation in Highway Performance and Cost-Effectiveness
by News Release Thursday, November 19, 2020

... This is a five-spot improvement from the previous report, where Hawaii ranked 47th overall ....


Oceanfront Property Tied to Obama Granted Exemption From Hawaii’s Environmental Laws
by News Article Thursday, November 19, 2020

...Environmental laws are for the little people, not the environmentalists....


VIDEO: USS John Finn Takes Out ICBM in Test off Hawaii
by Video Video Thursday, November 19, 2020
"...a demonstration designed to show the feasibility of establishing a layered homeland defense...."


DBEDT Releases Hawai‘i Broadband Strategic Plan
by News Release Thursday, November 19, 2020

... an update to the original Hawai‘i Broadband Strategic Plan released in 2012 ....


‘A massive tidal wave is going to hit Hawaii businesses next year’
by Video Video Thursday, November 19, 2020

“Just when you thought we’re sort of getting back to some system of normalcy — not the case!”


47% of Hawaii adults live with roommates
by News Release Wednesday, November 18, 2020 Urban Honolulu it is 48.1% ....


Blackmail and Doctored Video Targets Maui Police Chief
by Video Video Wednesday, November 18, 2020

... Notice the missing frames of video when the truck actually hits the bike ....


Mauna Kea: Is it an ethics violation if Mayor Harry Kim’s politically favored ‘protesters’ are allowed to break the law with impunity?
by Andrew Walden Wednesday, November 18, 2020

...Harry Kim won’t be mayor much longer....  


Resources: Unemployment Running Out?
by News Release Monday, November 16, 2020

...The following is a list of resources that may be available to you....


Ige: "All persons in the State shall wear a face covering over their nose and mouth when in public."
by News Release Monday, November 16, 2020

...People who don’t wear a mask in most public settings still face a $5,000 fine or up to a year in jail....


Ige Names Tommy Johnson DPS Deputy Director for Corrections
by News Release Monday, November 16, 2020

...Johnson is currently the Parole and Pardons Administrator for the Hawai‘i Paroling Authority (HPA), a position he has held since 2001....


Caldwell meets Blangiardi to discuss transition
by News Release Monday, November 16, 2020

... Topics discussed in the meetings include the administration’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the plan to expend remaining CARES funds before December 31. Also discussed was the plan to fill political appointee positions ....


March of Dimes: Hawaii D+ for Premature Births
by News Release Monday, November 16, 2020

...In Hawaii the preterm birth rate in 2019 was 10.6%, earning the state a "D+" grade. Preterm birth is a leading cause of infant mortality....


COVID Count 95 new cases out of 4,879 tests
by News Release Monday, November 16, 2020

... no new deaths, 1 new hospitalization, 2.0% positive ....


32,000 New Restaurant Cards go to PUA
by News Release Monday, November 16, 2020

...32,000 eligible PUA individuals will receive a preloaded, prepaid card containing $500 in the mail beginning November 20....


Hawaii Hi-Tech Scamster Bribed to Rat out Hunter Biden?
by News Article Monday, November 16, 2020

...last year Youssef briefly courted journalists with a story about Hunter’s links to the now-defunct mbloom fund....


State unemployment tax slated to automatically triple in 2021
by Grassroot Institute Monday, November 16, 2020

...Failure to address the legally required increase could discourage employers from hiring back employees after the lockdowns....


COVID Aviation: Long Flight Back to DC for American Samoa Rep Aumua Amata
by News Release Sunday, November 15, 2020

... PPG - AKL - ICN - JFK - DCA ....  


Hawai‘i Department of Health a founding member of the Cannabis Regulators Association
by News Release Sunday, November 15, 2020

... to remain at the forefront in developing policies and regulations ....


Where’s All the Money?
by Tom Yamachika Sunday, November 15, 2020

...$2.28 billion within 257 accounts....


COVID Count 108 new cases out of 5,318 tests
by News Release Saturday, November 14, 2020

... no new deaths, 15 new hospitalizations, 2.0% positive ....


Hawaii 2020 vs 2016: Largest Shift Towards Trump of Any State
by News Article Saturday, November 14, 2020

...“Hawaii is on track for both the nation’s: 1) largest raw vote increase vs. 2016 (33.8% so far) 2) biggest pro-Trump swing vs. 2016 (-32.2 pts to -29.5 pts)" ....


Hawaii is the Most Expensive State in America
by News Article Saturday, November 14, 2020

... groceries +69.3%, transportation +46.6%, utilities +99.4% ....


Today is your lucky day!
by Grassroot Institute Saturday, November 14, 2020

... to get right to the heart of what it means to have a healthy economy ....


Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted November 13, 2020
by News Release Saturday, November 14, 2020

... votes in Congress from ....


COVID Count 110 New Cases out of 4,860 tests
by  Friday, November 13, 2020

... no new deaths, 7 new hospitalizations, 2.3% positive ....


OIP: Under Emergency Order, UIPA Still has Some Teeth
by Andrew Walden Friday, November 13, 2020

...what does it take to get OHA to comply with an Open Records request....


Makuu: DHHL Removes 382 Junk Cars -- Retakes Abandoned Leaseholds
by News Release Friday, November 13, 2020

... 382 intentionally abandoned vehicles and approximately 700 tires on three parcels ....


Federal aid is not the cure
by Grassroot Institute Friday, November 13, 2020 bail out Hawaii's politicians at the local level, who have been doing little during our prolonged coronavirus lockdowns to trim the state's extravagant spending, despite the collapse of the state's private sector and evaporation of its tax stream....


DoH Changes the way it reports COVID Numbers
by News Release Friday, November 13, 2020

... Data window shift on Sunday will adjust daily reporting schedule ....


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