Sunday, October 25, 2020
Hawai'i Daily News Read

Saturday, October 24, 2020
October 24, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Hawaii Voter Turnout Already At 41%
  2. Tier System from Department of Health guides Hawaii schools
  3. 66,644 arrive in Hawaii -- 41,783 with pre-travel testing
  4. After 55,000 Tickets and 500 Arrests -- HPD chief says most violators of COVID restrictions are residents, not tourists
  5. 14 people arrested on Kaua'i for violating quarantine rules since reopening travel
  6. 65 Cases on Lanai
  7. Life Care Center reports dramatic decrease in new virus cases
  8. Nadamoto Relative in Domestic Violence Case?
  9. Maui Mayor seeks Guzman’s removal as prosecutor

Friday, October 23, 2020
October 23, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Not the Kiss of Death? Blangiardi Still Winning Even After Admitting he Voted for Donald Trump
  2. Honolulu Mayoral Candidates Can’t — Or Won’t — Say What They’ll Do About Rail
  3. Oahu Alcohol-Related Crashes up 33% – Drug Related Crashes up 60%
  4. Nursing home deaths--41% of all virus-related deaths in Hawaii
  5. 58,611 people have been screened in the first seven days
  6. Backlog in the state’s manual COVID-19 test verification process sends thousands of Hawaii travelers to quarantine
  7. Quarantine: Police Issue 8,400 warnings and 885 Tickets Since Oct 15
  8. Going after the surgeon general
  9. Public Defender Uses COVID as Excuse to keep Fentanyl Dealer on Streets
  10. How Distance Education Fails One Family
  11. Legislature Must Give The Police Standards Board The Money It Needs To Do Its Job
  12. Hawaii CBD Restrictions
  13. American Samoa Medical Charter to Bring 100 for Treatment in Hawaii
  14. Four Cronies of the Apocalypse: Ex-Governors Back Hu Honua Scheme

Thursday, October 22, 2020
October 22, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. HART chief says Rail Line May be Cut Short
  2. 40% of Hawaii businesses can't pay their rent, survey finds
  3. Daily Tourist Count Drops off
  4. HD43: Will Downtown Lobbyists Win Race?
  5. Bill 73: Don’t Let Bums Flop on Sidewalk
  6. Honolulu resolution seeks to help NIMBYs Stop affordable housing
  7. Hawaii Labor Department brings on 100 adjudicators to help process huge backlog of unemployment claims
  8. 14,494 people in quarantine right now
  9. State’s secondary surveillance testing hasn’t yet caught any positives
  10. Kauai County has spent 66% of CARES Act funds
  11. UC Seeks Updated Status of Na Pua Makani Windfarm
  12. Councilman calls for release of fire chief’s performance evaluations
  13. Honolulu Gun Permits up 40%

Wednesday, October 21, 2020
October 21, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Poll: Voters Favor Tourism Reopening 55% to 34%
  2. Half of public school parents concerned over quality of education amid the pandemic, study shows
  3. Just 1 in 10 public school students get daily in-person classes in Hawaii
  4. More Hawaii Parents Are Pulling Their Kids From DOE To Home School
  5. DOE Officials Have Spent $38M On Devices For Students
  6. Unemployment: HGEA Can’t get the Job Done, but Whines About Contractor
  7. Welfare Fraud: Officials warn Hawaii Restaurant Card solicitation could lead to revocation
  8. Owners file suit over city’s rules that forced long-lasting bar, nightclub closures
  9. US surgeon general to be in court on Hawaii virus citation
  10. Protection For Renters Can Be A Nightmare for Landlords
  11. About 80% of Hawaii County’s virus relief funds spent or encumbered
  12. Interisland travelers have options to avoid quarantine when flying into the Big Island
  13. State lacks testing options for Canadians
  14. Over 221,000 ballots received prior to opening of voter service centers
  15. In Hawaii, Switch to Mail-In Voting Not a Cure-All
  16. Cloudy Weather: Rolling Blackouts for Solar-Powered Kauai?
  17. City welcomes public input for Climate Ready Oahu, the isle’s first adaptation strategy
  18. Moving the Smokestack: Blue Planet Phonies Exposed 
  19. Soft on Crime: Criminal Averages One Conviction per Year for 31 Years

Tuesday, October 20, 2020
October 20, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. 20 Years Prison for former Auditor of OHA and HART
  2. Poll: Biden 58% Trump 29% on Oahu
  3. Economy: Honolulu residents more optimistic than ‘Experts’
  4. Big Island Mayoral Race a Test of Telescope Opinion?
  5. Former Governors: Democratic Party should not endorse for mayor
  6. More than 30,000 trans-Pacific travelers have arrived in the islands since Thursday
  7. Ige Withholding TAT Funds from Counties
  8. Hawai'i Island voter receives ballots for dead person, former resident
  9. DOH reports 39 new COVID-19 cases statewide; fifth death reported at Life Care Center
  10. Arcadia confirms resident with coronavirus died
  11. Since tourism relaunch, police have issued 4,500 warnings for violating COVID-19 orders
  12. Piñata: Honolulu Council Opens Grant-in-Aid Applications
  13. Renters In Hawaii Are Struggling. So Are Their Landlords
  14. Kaimuki association calls on state to institute moratorium on commercial evictions
  15. Katherine Kealoha wants phone hearings during pandemic
  16. Scrapping a guilty plea, trial possible for former Maui officer in wire fraud case
  17. Aloha Aina Party facing questions as election approaches

Monday, October 19, 2020
October 19, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Poll: Alm 41% – Kau 33%
  2. Tulsi Gabbard’s approval rating lowest at 44% in Hawaii Poll
  3. Secrecy Shrouds Ige’s New High-Level Coronavirus Panel
  4. Survey shows over 80% of Hawaii businesses expect lower revenue this and next year due to COVID-19
  5. Free state’s struggling workers from burdensome regulations
  6. 2 Kauai restaurants ban tourists from dining rooms, Usual Suspects Spread Hysteria and Rumors
  7. Surveillance testing begins Monday on Oahu, Big Island testing catches few positive cases
  8. Hawaii County almost halfway through coronavirus relief money
  9. If Hawaii is going to work for all of us, we must ensure that mail-in voting truly works for everyone.

Sunday, October 18, 2020
October 18, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Poll: Blangiardi 49% – Amemiya 36% 
  2. Hawaii Poll: Oahu voters disapprove of Kirk Caldwell’s coronavirus response
  3. Tourism Reopening is Josh Green’s Doom?
  4. Around 16,000 trans-Pacific travelers arrived in first 48 hours of reopening
  5. Kauai: COVID Bringing in More Rich Activist Types Who Immediately Want to Shut the Door Behind Them
  6. Caldwell calls for special meeting over future of an already costly rail project
  7. Star-Adv: If Dems Win Senate Money from Heaven Will Rain Down on Us
  8. Counting Down To One Hundred Days Out Of School
  9. Tulsi Gabbard leaves Hawaii Army National Guard after 17 years for California duty
  10. Former Hawaii state official clears his name 8 years after allegations forced him from federal post

Saturday, October 17, 2020
October 17, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Hawaii's Covid policies, as science, wouldn't pass an ethics review
  2. 1,100 Arrival tests—Only One Positive
  3. Life Care Center’s coronavirus case count rises to 53
  4. Kim: “It was a real mess” 
  5. Day Two of trans-Pacific travel at Kona airport
  6. Ige: Hawaii Needs 500K Tests/Month
  7. Kauai Mayor: We Need More Testing Providers
  8. Mayor Victorino announces travel exemption for same day or overnight medical purposes
  9.  New plan to allow Hawaii County travelers to skip quarantine won’t require a pre-test
  10. Here’s the arrivals breakdown for the launch day of Hawaii’s pre-travel testing program
  11. Hawaiian Air Burning $3M/day
  12. Hawaii’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan Is Ready But The State Is Keeping It Under Wraps
  13. Contact tracers encounter wrong, disconnected phone numbers or no numbers at all
  14.  Despite huge need, state has only distributed 2% of $100M set aside for housing help
  15. Police officer disclosure
  16. Bank records of anti-Amemiya Super-PAC subpoenaed in campaign spending probe
  17. Hysteria: 30 Feet of Sea level Rise Coming, LOL!

Friday, October 16, 2020
October 16, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Hawaii Poll: Biden 61% -- Trump 28%
  2. 124,000 Ballots Have Been Cast
  3. HART Finance Ctte Votes to Halt P3--Rail project cost estimate now jacked up above $10 billion
  4. 10,102 arrive on first day of traveler testing program, 7,200 pre-tested
  5. Kauai Protesters “Trying to Instill Violence” against Visitors
  6. Rent relief applications overwhelms Catholic Charities, AUW offices
  7. Former UPW Officials Sue Union Over Ousters
  8. Hawaii Board of Education Votes To End Controversial Distance Learning Program
  9. Prosecutors: Investigation of Jonathan Fraser’s murder is still “active”
  10. Courts And Prosecutors Are Keeping Jail Populations Lower During Pandemic
  11. Police Standards Board Asking For More Time, Money — Again

Thursday, October 15, 2020
Letters to the Editor October, 2020
Letters to the Editor
  • “A Republic, if you can keep it”
  • Stop The Rail at Middle Street
  • Held Hostage?
  • Hawaiian Homelands Should Be Opened To Other Voice/Data Providers

Thursday, October 15, 2020
October 15, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Poll: Voters Still Sour On Ige And Caldwell
  2. State expects 7,000 incoming passengers on first day of traveler testing program
  3. Pre-arrival testing plan will allow visitors from Japan to bypass quarantine
  4. Honolulu Rail’s New Budget Hole Estimated At More Than $1 Billion
  5. Experts: Pandemic wiped out 8 years of economic growth in Hawaii
  6. Serious mortgage delinquencies in Hawaii triple in July
  7. Pandemic causes shortage of high-end Oahu rentals
  8. COVID Coverup: August Nursing Home deaths on Maui Reported

Wednesday, October 14, 2020
October 14, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Prosecutor Poll: Alm 43% – Kau 31%
  2. Oahu election turnout already at 16%
  3. Coverup? 11 new COVID-19 cases are tallied from August at Roselani Place
  4. BoE Decision to let Teachers ‘Work’ from Home is Backwards
  5. Honolulu consumer prices rise amid coronavirus pandemic
  6. State says extra security measures in place when tourism reopens
  7. Hawaii using protective equipment for coronavirus at ‘scary’ rate
  8. Kauai Residents Flee: Homes Sell Quickly to Mainlanders
  9. Hawaii "Has Committed Suicide" --"Hardly Anyone Is Sick, But We're All Broke"
  10. Ex-Honolulu police officer gets 14 days in jail for sex assault of minor during traffic stop
  11. Will 9th Circuit Shut Dubin Down?

Tuesday, October 13, 2020
October 13, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Poll: Blangiardi 48% – Amemiya 28%
  2. Akina Raises More Than $150K for Reelection to OHA Seat
  3. 11,000 Hawaii tenants delinquent on rent
  4. New Hawaii unemployment call center swamped
  5. Governor Ige plans to give each county mayor authority to implement a second test upon arrival (sort of)
  6. Ige gives verbal approval to allow interisland travelers to Maui with negative COVID-19 test result
  7. Second suit filed in connection with vets home outbreak
  8. Three more residents test positive for coronavirus at Life Care Center
  9. Hawaii superintendent Christina Kishimoto says Acellus online curriculum will be phased out
  10. Useless: Kauai Tinkers with So-Called “Affordable’ Housing Policy Some More
  11. Another sweep of homeless encampment on Nimitz Highway scheduled for Thursday

Monday, October 12, 2020
October 12, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Al Hee’s Scam Company to Hand off DHHL Service Contracts to Spectrum?
  2. Objective Achieved: “Confusion and uncertainty will likely prevent an onslaught of visitors”
  3. Keeping children out of school causes unnecessary harm
  4. Advocates Call for HGEA to Start Showing up at Work Again so Unemployed can get Claims Processed
  5. Kailua brewing company ordered to shutdown calls for more transparency from liquor commission
  6. Hu Honua Organizational Structure Revealed
  7. Maui officer accused of soliciting sex from women he met on the job indicted by Feds after County Prosecutor Declines to act
  8. Neglected Varona Village plantation community in Ewa awaits redevelopment plans
  9. Hawaii bankruptcy filings continue to tick downward

Sunday, October 11, 2020
October 11, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. QAnon Conspiracies, Proud Boys And The Future of Hawaii’s GOP
  2. Andrew Sullivan: Dreaming Of A Landslide
  3. Barrett Before Her Again: Can Hirono keep Anti-Catholic Bigotry under wraps (this time)?
  4. Plans moving forward on new Oahu jail despite economic woes
  5. 3rd Member of Alleged Miske Gang Released
  6. State reopening Hawaii tourism on a wish and a prayer
  7. Potential data breach exposed in state’s travel exemption request system
  8. Enrollment down at UH-Hilo, HCC
  9. Hawaii school board chief Catherine Payne urges dropping Acellus online curriculum

Saturday, October 10, 2020
October 10, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Miske’s Lawyer Megan Kau Not Elected Prosecutor Yet—Already Fixing Tickets
  2. Gov. Ige approves second COVID-19 test for out-of-state visitors to Hawaii County
  3. Report: Hilo veterans home employee stayed on the job for 3 days after COVID-19 exposure
  4. Life Care reports third death
  5. Hundreds stranded more than 6 months after American Samoa sealed its borders
  6. COVID-19 is taking a heavy toll on residents' mental health, experts say
  7. Public schools begin second quarter Monday, guidelines still not finalized
  8. Hawaii Ed Board Chair Expects Acellus To ‘Drop Dead’ By End Of School Year
  9. Sex Harassment: Civil Rights Commission still Allows ‘Confidential Settlements’

Friday, October 9, 2020
October 9, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. FBI Raids Na Leo TV Locations in Hilo, Honolulu
  2. Caldwell: HART Board Should Kill P-3
  3. 27,000 Hawaii workers exhausted their state jobless benefits in September
  4. Hawaii 2020 unemployment claims surpass 380,000
  5. Green: Masks are an Alternative to Shutting Down Businesses & Tourism
  6. Caldwell says Oahu could move to the next reopening level in two weeks
  7. Lawmaker criticizes contact tracing for COVID-19 on Molokai
  8. DOH looking to boost COVID case investigators
  9. Hu Honua Documents -- Confidential in Hawai’i, Public in California
  10. Hawai‘i Has Authorized 1,527 New Housing Units in 2020

Thursday, October 8, 2020
October 8, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. City Council Advances Bill To Withdraw Rail Construction Dollars
  2. Hawaii pre-travel testing on track to begin Oct. 15, Gov. Ige says
  3. State launches second - test program to sample 10% of travelers
  4. Lawmakers to Kim: Don’t opt out of pre-travel testing program
  5. Problems loom with out-migration
  6. COVID: Another Hilo Nursing Home Fail
  7. Honolulu Police Chief: Case Closure Stats Are Not As Bad As They Look
  8. Maui planning commissioner at center of debate over alleged shoreline pollution
  9. Varona Village sale pact approved by city
  10. ‘Software issue’ stops opening of Zipper Lane—Nobody Notices

Wednesday, October 7, 2020
October 7, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. COVID: Sister Isles Sense Opportunity to Kill off Tourism
  2. Honolulu 'Boogaloo' Activist Charged with Cyber Attack on HPD, Ammo, Drugs
  3. Looking at Alaska’s Two-Test Travel Policy
  4. Fauci: Hawaii can reopen to tourists
  5. To Justify Tax Hike, Honolulu Agencies Asked To Pretend to Identify Potential Budget Cuts Up To 10%
  6. COVID outbreak at a Maui care home jumps by 7 cases, bringing total to 67
  7. New DoH Leadership Helps Move COVID Patients out of Nursing Home
  8. Hawaii -- Two Nobel Prizes

Tuesday, October 6, 2020
October 6, 2020 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. P3:  HART 'Shipwreck' to Proceed Without Caldwell?
  2. Big Island opts out of pre-travel testing program
  3. Ige talks end of interisland quarantine
  4. How to Spread a Little COVID so HSTA can be Paid to pretend to Work at Home
  5. HPD Gave Surgeon General coronavirus citation for being in a park
  6. Inmates Attempting to Spread COVID Attack Corrections Officers At Hilo Jail
  7. Plenty of planning, not enough housing


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Making Up for Budget Shortfalls
by Tom Yamachika Sunday, October 25, 2020

...we have a state budget hole of more than 2 billion dollars....


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Ethics: DCCA Audit Examiner likes Nobu, Suntory, Hihimanu
by News Release Sunday, October 25, 2020

... What does an Audit contract cost in Hawaii?  The Hihimanu Sushi meal was $669 but Nobu was only a measly $500 ....


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Sexual Preference: Senator Hirono’s Double Standard
by News Article Sunday, October 25, 2020

"... Oh, stop it. The world is in flames ...." -- Mazie Hirono


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Ige 45th: ALEC Ranks Governors
by News Release Sunday, October 25, 2020

...Laffer-ALEC Report on Economic Freedom: Grading America’s 50 Governors....


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Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted October 24, 2020
by News Release Saturday, October 24, 2020

... bills introduced and votes in Congress from GovTrack.us ....


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COVID Count: 90 new cases out of 4,163 tests
by News Release Saturday, October 24, 2020

... 8 new hospitalizations, 3 new deaths, 2.1% positive ....


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How We Found Low-Income Hawaiians Were Left Behind by the Homesteading Program
by News Article Saturday, October 24, 2020

... In three of the past five years, the awards fell into the single digits. ...


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To Reclaim Ancestral Land, All Native Hawaiians Need Is a $300,000 Mortgage and to Wait in Line for Decades
by News Article Saturday, October 24, 2020

... the homes have proved too expensive for many applicants ....


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Honolulu GOP Chair Violated Federal Hatch Act
by News Release Saturday, October 24, 2020

...Navy Employee Fined, Debarred from Federal Service for Numerous Hatch Act Violations....


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State Business Tax Climate Index--Hawaii Ranks 37th
by Tax Foundation Saturday, October 24, 2020

... how different states' tax codes compare with the 18th edition of our State Business Tax Climate Index ....


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Hawaii Energy Consumption During Lockdown
by News Release Saturday, October 24, 2020

... commercial and industrial use down sharply, residential use up ....


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Prison for Natural Supplement Makers Behind Wave of Liver Damage, Death in Hawaii
by News Release Saturday, October 24, 2020

...CDC identified 97 people with acute non-viral hepatitis in an outbreak that began in Hawaii—72 of whom reported exposure to an OxyElite Pro branded product....


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Coast Guard to Deploy More Fast Response Cutters to West Pacific
by News Release Saturday, October 24, 2020

... The new generation of Fast Response Cutters will conduct maritime security missions, such as fisheries patrols, enhance maritime domain awareness and enforcement efforts in collaboration with regional partners ....


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Hawaii Hits 99.9% Complete in 2020 Census
by News Release Saturday, October 24, 2020

... As of the end of data collection for the 2020 Census, 99.9% of housing units and addresses have been accounted for in Hawaii ....


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Ige Names Todd Eddins Supreme Court Justice
by News Release Friday, October 23, 2020

...The seat had been vacant since Associate Justice Richard W. Pollack retired in June 2020....


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Chief Justice Appoints Stephanie Char Fifth Circuit District Family Court
by News Release Friday, October 23, 2020

... Char has been with the Office of the Public Defender since 2003 and was named Supervising Deputy Public Defender in the Kauai office in 2017 ....


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Rail and Bill 80 two peas in a pod
by Grassroot Institute Friday, October 23, 2020

...Two examples of the old way of thinking, both in Honolulu....


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COVID Count: 131 new cases out of 4,843 tests
by News Release Friday, October 23, 2020

... 12 new hospitalizations, 3 new deaths, 2.9% positive ....


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Ige Announces Vaccine Rationing Plan
by News Release Friday, October 23, 2020

... The plan outlines four priority groups that would get the vaccine, which will be available in limited supply ....


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COVID Count 102 new cases out of 4,329 tests
by News Release Thursday, October 22, 2020

... 12 new hospitalizations, 3 new deaths, 2.5% positive .... 


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It’s Time to Review Your Medicare Coverage
by News Release Thursday, October 22, 2020

...Medicare’s annual Open Enrollment season is underway....


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Aloha and Mahalo from Rep Cynthia Thielen
by Cynthia Thielen Thursday, October 22, 2020

...I am retiring from the Hawaii House of Representatives on November 3, 2020, after 30 wonderful and fulfilling years....


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UH Manoa ranked 378th by U.S. News and World Report
by News Release Thursday, October 22, 2020

...UH Manoa is ahead of the University of Oklahoma (No. 414), California State University, Fresno (No. 494)....


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Measuring Climate Intentions, Not Results
by News Article Thursday, October 22, 2020

...It doesn’t matter whether those restrictions actually do anything to reduce greenhouse gas emissions; all that matters is that they be as restrictive as possible....


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COVID News: Domestic Violence up 46% Since March
by News Release Thursday, October 22, 2020

...Hawaiʻi’s DVAC saw a 46 percent increase in contacts between March and October 2020, indicating a rise in the need for domestic violence services....


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Low COVID: Ige Approves 'Tier 2' for Oahu
by News Release Wednesday, October 21, 2020

... Personal Services prepare to re-open, hoping Mayor's Tier 2 proposal is approved by Thursday ....


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Here's Who to Vote for at OHA
by Video Video Wednesday, October 21, 2020

... Keli'i Akina is OHA’s Only Watch Dog & He’s Helped Stop Corruption ....


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Old federal maritime law holds back Hawaii tourism, new report shows
by Grassroot Institute Wednesday, October 21, 2020

...Ocean cruising has been suspended during the coronavirus lockdowns, but when it resumes, the industry needs more freedom to benefit Hawaii....


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COVID Count: 78 new cases out of 4,329 tests
by News Release Wednesday, October 21, 2020

... 8 new hospitalizations, 14 new deaths, 1.8% positive ....


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Convicted Palestinian Hijacker Set to Speak at UH Manoa--Unless Zoom Blocks her (again)
by News Release Tuesday, October 20, 2020

... her terrorism convictions in connection with the 1969 hijacking of TWA Flight 840 and the 1970 hijacking of El Al Flight 219 ....


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Hawaii 2nd-Highest Young Adult Vaping Rate
by News Article Tuesday, October 20, 2020

... A Growing Epidemic: States with the Highest Young Adult Vaping Rates ....


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COVID Count: 91 new cases out of 3,681 tests
by News Release Tuesday, October 20, 2020

... 13 new hospitalizations, two new deaths, 2.5% positive ....


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Ige Announces $25M 'Pivot Grants' for Businesses
by News Release Tuesday, October 20, 2020

...$25M in financial and training support....


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DoH Revises COVID Guidance for School Reopening
by News Release Tuesday, October 20, 2020

... Last month, the Hawai‘i Department of Health issued a comprehensive, 28-page guidance document for public and charter schools ....


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Panos: What is the future of Honolulu Rail?
by Video Video Monday, October 19, 2020

...What are the latest developments and implications for the completion of one of the most challenged public works project in the nation?....


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OHA Races: If you saying NO AUDIT, you are supporting the demise of our future generations
by News Article Monday, October 19, 2020

... Because OHA get plans for Mauna Kea .... 


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Bill 80 Imposes Rehiring Formula on Hotels
by Grassroot Institute Monday, October 19, 2020

...rehire employees according to a strict formula based on an occupancy ratio....


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Rule by Decree: Ige 4th Extension of Kauai Flooding Emergency
by News Release Monday, October 19, 2020

...Ige has signed a fourth emergency proclamation for the County of Kaua‘i, which suffered extensive damage to public property caused by heavy rains and flooding on Mar. 27 and 28....


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COVID Count 39 new cases out of 1,985 tests
by News Release Monday, October 19, 2020

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


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OHA COVID Money: Homeless not part of ‘Friends and Family Plan’
by Andrew Walden Monday, October 19, 2020

"... the ones who are punished the most for allegations of OHA misdoing is the community ...."


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2020 Election Dates--Have You Got Your Ballot Yet?
by News Release Sunday, October 18, 2020

...Have You Got Your Ballot Yet?....


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COVID Count: 83 new cases out of 3,735 tests
by News Release Sunday, October 18, 2020

... 4 new hospitalizations, 1 new death, 2.2% positive ....


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Circuit Court Decision Upholds Lawfulness of Governor’s Emergency Proclamations
by News Release Sunday, October 18, 2020

...In Partal et al. v. Ige et al., the plaintiffs argued that the Governor’s emergency powers under Hawaiʻi law were time-limited....


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Ige Announces Testing Partners for Inter-Island Travel
by News Release Sunday, October 18, 2020

... Travelers register on and upload their test results to the Safe Travels Hawaiʻi account and inter-county travelers must have the test result with them upon arrival ....


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Pulling Teeth at OHA
by Tom Yamachika Sunday, October 18, 2020

...An accounting firm can’t arrest people, throw them in jail, or otherwise find that they have committed illegal activity....


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JSC Seeks Nominees for First, Third Circuit
by News Release Sunday, October 18, 2020

... The Judicial Selection Commission is accepting applications and nominations to fill the following anticipated judicial vacancies ....


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Nobel Prize Winner Talks About TMT Challenges 
by News Release Saturday, October 17, 2020

... “Having two disparate points of view is ultimately the way of finding a more creative solution. What I hope ultimately is having a better collaboration between the scientific community and the native Hawaiians will help us arrive at a solution that's right for all of humanity.” ....


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How to diversify Hawaii's economy
by Grassroot Institute Saturday, October 17, 2020

“...If all of us had to go back and work in the agricultural sector, we’re not as productive in that, and we would lose income....”


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COVID Count: 96 new cases out of 3,897 tests
by News Release Saturday, October 17, 2020

... 13 new hospitalizations, 1 new death, 2.5% positive ....


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COVID Count: 89 new cases out of 3,654 tests
by News Release Friday, October 16, 2020

... 10 new hospitalizations, 1 new death, 2.4% positive ....


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UHERO: Pandemic upends economic analysis
by UH ERO Friday, October 16, 2020

... because the state GDP data is released with a three-month lag and undergoes many revisions after its release ....


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Auditor Reports on Hawaii COVID Quarantine System
by Hawaii State Auditor Friday, October 16, 2020

... Limited Scope Review of the State of Hawai‘i’s Mandatory Travel Self-Quarantine Program ....


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UH News: University Enrollment Up--Community College Enrollment Down
by News Release Friday, October 16, 2020

...UH‘s four year universities are up 1.9% and the UH community colleges are down 3.2%....


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Regents appoint Maunakea Planning Task Group
by News Release Friday, October 16, 2020

... The group will make recommendations to the board ....


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COVID: Hawaii debt increases by $9 billion
by Grassroot Institute Thursday, October 15, 2020

...Hawaii’s unfunded liabilities for infrastructure and public health benefits have increased so far this year to $97 billion....


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Will Hawaii's emergency lockdowns ever be declared illegal in court?
by Grassroot Institute Thursday, October 15, 2020

... The state Constitution says emergency proclamations expire after 60 days, but Hawaii now is in its eighth month of lockdown ....


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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: "We must lift the Jones Act, which has exploited Puerto Rican consumers and strangled the economy"
by Grassroot Institute Thursday, October 15, 2020

...U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) used the recent three-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria's devastation of Puerto Rico to call for a lifting of the Jones Act....


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Virtual Town hall for small businesses not allowed to reopen
by Kym Pine Thursday, October 15, 2020

...Closed local businesses feel discriminated against, seek to clear up misunderstanding....


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COVID Count: 91 new cases out of 3,489 tests
by News Release Thursday, October 15, 2020

... 17 new hospitalizations, 1 new death, 32 new releases ....


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Hawaii Least Politically Engaged State
by News Article Wednesday, October 14, 2020

... Civic participation is a key ingredient of a well-functioning democracy ....


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Hawaii To Welcome Back Travelers Starting October 15
by News Release Wednesday, October 14, 2020

... Ige signs 14th supplementary emergency proclamation extending COVID-19 emergency period through Nov. 30 ....


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UH Manoa student loan defaults among lowest in the nation
by News Release Wednesday, October 14, 2020

... UH Manoa’s default rate was 3.3% compared to 9.7% nationally ....


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COVID Count: 101 new cases out of 4,069 tests
by News Release Wednesday, October 14, 2020

... 10 new hospitalizations, 10 new deaths, 2.5% positive ....


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Mazie Hirono asks Amy Coney Barrett if she has ever sexually assaulted someone
by Video Video Wednesday, October 14, 2020

...VIDEO: Mazie Hirono at work representing you in the Senate....


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PBS: Hawaii Absentee Ballot Data Problems
by News Article Wednesday, October 14, 2020

... Hawaii both indicate that they transmitted fewer ballots to voters than were submitted ....


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Debunking Hawaii Pesticide Study
by News Article Tuesday, October 13, 2020

...‘Heavy’ pesticide exposure linked to cardiovascular disease?  Flawed study raises ‘troubling’ questions about public health research....


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Does Your State Have a Throwback or Throwout Rule?
by Tax Foundation Tuesday, October 13, 2020

... Hawaii has a throwback rule ....


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COVID Count 62 new cases out of 2,354 tests
by News Release Tuesday, October 13, 2020

... 12 new hospitalizations, 4 new deaths, 2.6% positive ....


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TMT: A Message from Aloha Aina Party Cofounder Pua Ishibashi
by News Release Tuesday, October 13, 2020

"... With all that is needed in the Lahui we should not IMO simplify a candidate's worth for our Lahui based on his/her stance on a single issue ...."


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Hawaii GOP Ballot Recommendations
by Shirlene Ostrov Tuesday, October 13, 2020

...voting is kind of like catching a bus.  It may not get you all the way to the front door of the place you need to get to, but you catch the one that gets you CLOSEST to your destination....


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