Sunday, July 3, 2022
Hawai'i Daily News Read

Saturday, July 2, 2022
July 2, 2022 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. English not Cooperating? Feds Want Lawmaker Who Took Bribes To Spend More Than 3 Years In Prison
  2. Rolling Blackouts Begin Sept 1: Blame Legislature, DPP or Both?
  3. BWS chief engineer: Navy’s proposed timeline for emptying Red Hill fuel tanks is ‘unacceptable’
  4. Hawaii Tourism Authority and the gut-replace
  5. 6 arrests made as authorities seek to evict paramilitary group from Kunia property
  6. FBI investigating HPD officers accused of brutality that sent suspect to hospital

Friday, July 1, 2022
July 1, 2022 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders flee Honolulu for Las Vegas and Sacramento
  2. Hu Honua Attorneys Appeal To Hawaii Supreme Court
  3. City fined $116,000 for safety violations after worker’s death at sewage plant

Thursday, June 30, 2022
June 30, 2022 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. He Owned the Land for Just a Day, But Received 212 Credits from County
  2. Honolulu Rail: $9.9 Billion to Go Nowhere
  3. Marijuana Dispensary Oligopoly Enforcers: Drug Raid on Pinky's Hempire
  4. Hawaii: Worst Place for Bitcoin Mining
  5. Counties in Hawaii with the most pre-war homes
  6. Property Rights and the New Feudalism
  7. Kahele Accepted Thousands from Two Different groups of Indicted Contractors
  8. Lack of affordable housing adds to worker shortage
  9. Tougher Campaign Finance Laws Top Standards Commission Agenda
  10. Prosecuting Attorney hopes to overhaul bail system
  11. The Cost Of Police Misconduct: Honolulu Spent Over $18 Million In Legal Settlements
  12. HTA temporarily extends HVCB's US market contract on final day
  13. Underserved children in urgent need of help with schoolwork
  14. Book, Movie Aim to Transsexualize Native Hawaiian Boys
  15. Former Hawaii Teacher Busted of Child Molestation Charges
  16. Judge orders document in Ireland case to be unsealed
  17. Lifelong Criminal Out on Street, Does it Again

Wednesday, June 29, 2022
June 29, 2022 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Time to get real about rail
  2. SB3089: Ige Threatens Veto of Emergency Powers Reform
  3. Kaneshiro-Mitsunaga Saga: Defendants seek mainland defense attorneys because so many local Criminal Defense Lawyers are Conflicted on Their Case
  4. Patsy Mink Hypocrisy: Title IX Just Empty Words in Hawaii…until
  5. 15 new COVID-related deaths, 5,362 new infections recorded in Hawaii, DOH reports
  6. Ige Intends to Veto HTA Funding Bill
  7. Higher water rates coming down the pipe
  8. Honolulu Liquor Commission Run Amok? Bar Owners Complaints Are Leading To Change
  9. Hawaii’s small businesses grapple with rising costs, staffing shortages
  10. Family of Laie homeless man urges people to keep their distance, not make him too comfortable he won’t get the help he needs
  11. Kahului woman testifies she was ‘scared for my life’ during sex assault by Homeless Drug Addict

Tuesday, June 28, 2022
June 28, 2022 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Permitting Worker Who Took Bribes For A Decade Gets Prison Time
  2. Governor Will Not Veto Bill Creating New Mauna Kea Authority
  3. Governor plans to veto child welfare bill inspired by Isabella ‘Ariel’ Kalua case
  4. State ‘Certificate of Need’ Rules Make It Harder To Open Dialysis Centers In Hawaii
  5. RIMPAC will not use Red Hill Fuel -- Navy
  6. Homeless Dude with 18 Priors on Street with Broken Bottle Looking for #19
  7. Chinatown dealing with wave of thefts

Monday, June 27, 2022
June 27, 2022 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Conflict of Interest? Keith Kaneshiro abruptly switches defense attorney
  2. Fraud: CNHA Should be Banned from Future bidding
  3. Sadly, The Future Of Aloha Stadium Remains All Too Murky
  4. Five Branches of Hawaii State Government?
  5. Gay Underage Recruiters Focus on Ewa Dreamhouse
  6. Norwegian Cruise Line Continues to Cancel Hawaii Bookings

Sunday, June 26, 2022
June 26, 2022 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. On 50th Anniversary of Title IX, Hirono Blocks GOP Attempt to Advance Anti-Transgender Legislation
  2. Pearl City -- Highest Credit Card Debt in USA
  3. Maui No Ka $$
  4. Indicted Executives investigated for 20 years--gave politicians $2.1M
  5. Hawaii -- Almost Nobody Wants to Perform an Actual Abortion
  6. Hawaii: 2.15% of Underage Youth Have Been Turned into Trannies--3rd Highest in USA
  7. Guns in paradise: Ruling could undo strict Hawaii carry law
  8. Soft on Crime Crowd Cries Over Failure to End Cash Bail
  9. Ige signs flurry of bills as veto intention deadline nears
  10. It would be a comedy of errors if they weren’t so real
  11. Naniloa in receivership after COVID -- Land board again rejects refinancing
  12. Is ‘Reef Safe’ Sunscreen A Big Scam?

Saturday, June 25, 2022
June 25, 2022 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Honolulu DPP: ‘Robotic tech and artificial intelligence’ will process building permits
  2. Massive Spill Dumping 25 Million Gallons Per Day of Sewage along Ewa Beach Coastline
  3. Public Utilities Commission rejects Big Isle tree-burning plant (again)
  4. Where the frivolity never ends
  5. Honolulu County gauges interest for private activity bond program
  6. Trial continues in Hawaii inmate beating, cover-up

Friday, June 24, 2022
June 24, 2022 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Rolling Blackouts Begin Sept 1: Power cost hike, supply crunch ahead as last Hawaii coal plant closes
  2. HART Overpaid Parties Relocating For Rail By At Least $2.3 Million
  3. Decision On Roe V. Wade Will Not End Abortion Rights In Hawaii
  4. Gun Rights Advocates in Hawaii Await Second Supreme Court Decision
  5. Registered vendors see high demand for electric guns in Hawaii
  6. Lake Wilson Sale includes Repair Money
  7. Hawaii County Government cost commission sets priorities

Thursday, June 23, 2022
June 23, 2022 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Retaliation by Tainted Social Worker Costs Grandmother Custody
  2. Retaliation: Kauai deputy prosecutor out of job amid flap over judicial nominee
  3. Lawmakers call for Hawaii to join others in dropping state gas tax--Ige Makes Excuses
  4. Squatters buy time by bluffing HPD
  5. Guns, Bullets, and Weed: Ezra Miller Housing Three Young Hawaii Children and Their Mother at Vermont Grow-op
  6. Maui Police Still Looking for 50-Time Loser who was allowed back onto the streets
  7. New Honolulu police chief addresses uptick in crime
  8. DOE, DOH in talks about school masking requirement
  9. Comparing GHG Emissions of Various Hawaii Renewable Energy Projects 

Wednesday, June 22, 2022
June 22, 2022 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. HVCB Protest Focuses on CNHA-Stacked Selection Committee
  2. SHOPO: Extortion, Blackmail at the Top?
  3. Hawaii reports 5,482 COVID cases, 15 new deaths
  4. Hu Honua`s $1,000,000,000 Lawsuit Against HECO
  5. Former Navy diver describes Red Hill contamination: ‘We were up against a huge problem’
  6. Hawaii teacher accused of child sex assault, child porn crimes to remain behind bars
  7. Green Energy Initiative 100% Fake--After 14 years Hawaiʻi still has a long way to go when it comes to cutting carbon emissions
  8. Honolulu City Council considering examining city hiring process to address high vacancy rate
  9. S.B. 2379 Hawaii Empowers Tax Agency To Enforce Compliance
  10. S.B. 2475: Hawaii Exempts Some Shipping Services From Excise Taxes
  11. Remember Tsuneyoshi Dirty Tricks from Past Elections?
  12. Maui County Council Advances Resolutions On Monster House   
  13. Why So Many Hawaii Nurses Want To Leave The Profession
  14. Soft on Crime: Escape Work Furlough, Murder Woman

Tuesday, June 21, 2022
June 21, 2022 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. After Thug allegedly intimidates Witness into Retraction, Senate Votes to Make his Lawyer a Judge
  2. Hawaii Congressmen Warn The Draining Of Red Hill Won’t Start Until Late 2024
  3. DOE: Hawaii teacher accused of sharing child porn also worked at these places
  4. 26 priors Gets Bail, Doesn’t Show up for Trial
  5. Shortages are driving up prices — and frustrations — at Hawaii restaurants
  6. Hawaii Tourism Self-Correction Coming As Economy Whipsaws?
  7. Expert says large amounts of COVID community spread likely until mid-July

Monday, June 20, 2022
June 20, 2022 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. The Supreme Court may take territories off the map of the US
  2. Hu Honua Lobbyist Hosted Fundraiser For Senators Who Were Key To Energy Bill
  3. Kahele Claims $100K Fundraising
  4. ‘New normal’ drives up car-rental costs
  5. Sovereignty Army Chases out Grow-op, Fights with Tom Berg
  6. Another Maui Hate Crime: Tourist Beaten by Four, Knocks out Two 

Sunday, June 19, 2022
June 19, 2022 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Josh Green Owned and Operated by Carpenters Union, PRP
  2. Yes, legal campaign contributions can be considered quid pro quo bribes
  3. Time To Scrap Voting ‘Yes With Reservations’ At The Legislature?
  4. Will Rural Development Loans Pay for Hawaii School Construction?
  5. Supreme Court could soon make it easier to carry guns in Hawaii
  6. Bums Disappear: Is Honolulu’s Chinatown On The Brink Of A Turnaround?
  7. Bums Appear: Honolulu’s CORE program begins outreach in Waikiki, where unsheltered homelessness is on the rise
  8. Nondomestic TRO requests up 67% since 2015, while domestic abuse orders down 25%
  9. Concerns loom over outdoor lighting bill in Maui County

Saturday, June 18, 2022
June 18, 2022 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Honolulu police arrest Ewa Rep. Matthew LoPresti on DUI charge (again)
  2. Contractor’s report: It’s not safe to drain Red Hill fuel tanks due to pipeline, valve damage
  3. New HPD chief reacts to indictment of ex-city prosecutor, ongoing corruption probe
  4. Bill aims to help severely disabled veterans with property taxes
  5. Sen. Brian Schatz proposes higher budget to raise office staffers wages by 20%
  6. Solar is the Only ‘Plan’ to Stop Rolling Blackouts and DPP is slow-walking Permits

Friday, June 17, 2022
June 17, 2022 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Judicial Nominee Teamed up with Criminal Defendant to ‘Persuade’ Witness to Recant 
  2. Socialist Pearl City HS Teacher Arrested for Multiple Rape of 13 year old boy, kiddie porn    
  3. HPD investigates 2 SHOPO leaders after internal union fight raises extortion allegations
  4. HB2024 would cause demise of astronomy
  5. Increased homeowner exemption clears committee
  6. Honolulu's rent relief program ending for 12,000
  7. More Tax Credits and Subsidies for ‘Green’ Energy
  8. What happens to Honolulu's recyclables?

Thursday, June 16, 2022
June 16, 2022 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Hawaii Travel Industry A Shambles and Why
  2. ‘We lack a moral compass’: Duke Aiona finally explains his decision to join the race for governor
  3. Hawaii panel discusses proposals for legislative term limits
  4. Retaliation Games: After Two Academic Years, Haiku teacher cleared in DOE investigation
  5. Faking It: Final death knell for tax relief this year--Council kills property tax cuts
  6. Hawaii County Bill to ban most sunscreens passes
  7. Kauai Council 2% ‘Affordable Housing’ Slush Fund?
  8. Maui water oversight board proposal advances
  9. Convicted felon back behind bars after allegedly assaulting police officer in Kalaeloa
  10. Courts quickly reject attempts to delay eviction of sovereignty squatters on Kunia ag land

Wednesday, June 15, 2022
June 15, 2022 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. CNHA Got Contract by Kicking Tourism Industry Professionals off Committee and Lying About Transition Team
  2. Hu Honua and SB2510 Are Directly Connected
  3. Down Again: Hawaii reports 7,199 COVID cases, 9 new deaths
  4.  Hawaii voter registration reaches record levels
  5. Council questions why hundreds of homeless shelter beds have vanished or are sitting unused
  6. HPM Gets Permission to Make Housing More Affordable
  7. State Water Commission claims power to Block Developments
  8. Emergency Powers: Judge questions mayor’s ‘declaration of imminent danger’
  9. Rodenhurst out after Hawaii County Public Works leadership shakeup
  10. How the Kauaʻi Police Department has reduced its staff vacancy, overtime
  11. SHOPO survey claims ‘sinking’ morale in MPD since new chief takes office
  12. Feds Doing the Job the State Won’t Do: Homeland Security Agency zeroes in on organized retail crime in Hawaii

Tuesday, June 14, 2022
June 14, 2022 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Zane Logan Has Been Getting Special Treatment for Years Because Father Worked for Attorney General 
  2. California Eco Lawyers File Red Hill Lawsuit
  3. Parolee’s Arrest Years After Hawaii Office Loses Contact Upheld
  4. UH Invites You to Use King Tides to Take Fake Pictures of Fake Sea Level Rise

Monday, June 13, 2022
June 13, 2022 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Overtime Games: How prison guards get their ‘Top Three’
  2. Honolulu police might limit amount of overtime officers can work, in response to audit
  3. Resolution 21-234: Another City Department?
  4. HB2405: Your Insurance will Go up to Pay for Your Sons’ Sex-Change Surgeries and Hormones
  5. Property Tax Homeowner, kupuna exemptions to be considered Tuesday
  6. $59M COVID Rent Relief went to 13,700 households
  7. Mosquito proposal approved by DOA committee


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It’s the Economy, Mooooo
by Tom Yamachika Sunday, July 3, 2022

... “2022’s Best and Worst State Economies.”  In that site, our humble little state had lots of reasons to be humble, coming in at a bottom-scraping 48th ....


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A Quick Guide to the OHA Elections
by Kelii Akina Sunday, July 3, 2022

... there are 18 candidates for six OHA trustee positions ....


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Hawaii housing starts jump 28.2%
by News Article Saturday, July 2, 2022

... Hawaii rate of increase second only to Massachusetts ....


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Governor tells HSTA he will OK $164.5M teacher pay funds
by News Release Friday, July 1, 2022

"... Implementation may take time, but HSTA will ensure retroactivity to July 1 ...."


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Ethics: Honolulu City Board Member Refuses to File Financial Disclosure
by News Release Friday, July 1, 2022

... the Commission hereby recommends to the Board Member’s Appointing Authority that the Board Member should be removed from the Board ....


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Honolulu Auditor Releases Annual Citizen Centric Report
by News Release Friday, July 1, 2022

"...The overall economic health of Honolulu was rated positively by 25% of respondents, up from 18% last year...."


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Judicial Vacancy – Associate Judge, Intermediate Court of Appeals
by News Release Friday, July 1, 2022

... The Judicial Selection Commission is accepting applications and nominations ....


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Full Text: DoD Releases Revised Red Hill Report
by News Release Friday, July 1, 2022

... The Department of Defense (DoD) today released its plan to safely defuel the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility by the end of calendar year 2024 ....  


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Second Amendment: Supreme Court win in Young v Hawaii
by News Release Friday, July 1, 2022

... This will result in an eventual win allowing for carry in Hawaii though it will take some time for it to conclude in the court .... 


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Compared to 2019 Tourist Count Down 8.4% -- Spending up 10.6%
by News Release Friday, July 1, 2022

... a 91.6 percent recovery from May 2019. Though this recovery rate is lower than that of April (96.3%), it is the second highest recovery rate since March 2020 ....


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Ige appoints Leo Asuncion to lead Public Utilities Commission
by News Release Friday, July 1, 2022

... Asuncion’s current term on the PUC began on July 1, 2020 and ends on June 30, 2026 .... 


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Honolulu Rail: $9.9 Billion to Go Nowhere
by News Article Thursday, June 30, 2022

... the state of Hawaii has released a report explaining why the rail project will fail no matter where it goes or how much it costs ....


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Property Rights and the New Feudalism
by News Article Wednesday, June 29, 2022

... In the United States, Hawaii was the first to pass a town-and-country-type land-use law in 1961 ....


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He Owned the Land for Just a Day, But Received 212 Credits from County
by News Article Wednesday, June 29, 2022

“...Rajesh Budhabhatti is a subject of a public corruption/wire fraud case....”


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Counties in Hawaii with the most pre-war homes
by News Article Wednesday, June 29, 2022

... how many houses built before 1939 and after 2000 ....


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Hawaii: Worst Place for Bitcoin Mining
by News Article Wednesday, June 29, 2022

... $54,862 to mine one bitcoin in Hawaii ....


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SB3089: Ige Threatens Veto of Emergency Powers Reform
by Grassroot Institute Wednesday, June 29, 2022

... SB3089 would ensure checks and balances during times of emergency ....


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Time to get real about rail
by Kelii Akina Tuesday, June 28, 2022

... It was sold to the public on the promise that it would only cost about $4 billion, that it would be completed by 2019 and that the general excise tax surcharge associated with it would end by 2022 ....


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Federal Court Ruling Outlines Hawaii CWS Kidnapping, Conspiracy
by News Article Tuesday, June 28, 2022

... CWS officials conducted a “grab and go” of B.D. without a court order or prior notice to David. State officials took B.D. from her school, placed her in Keahiolalo’s custody, immediately escorted Keahiolalo and B.D. to the airport, and flew them to Kauai ....


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Ige 'Intent to Veto' List -- 30 Bills
by News Release Tuesday, June 28, 2022

 ... including cash bail and Hu Honua -- but not Mauna Kea ....


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Hawaii Least Affordable State in USA
by News Article Tuesday, June 28, 2022

... With inflation rates soaring and the cost of living spiraling, more and more people are moving away ....


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How Many Anti-Vaxxers at Your School?
by News Release Monday, June 27, 2022

... A Map of Regressive Progressives:  School by school data shows anti-vaxxers concentrated in areas known for anti-GMO and anti-Superferry protests ....


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Hawaii: Fewest Elected Officials Per Capita in USA
by News Article Monday, June 27, 2022

... Hawaii has 1.7 elected officials per 10,000 citizens, fewest in USA -- this is largely because Hawaii has only 92 elected officials below the state level.  The next lowest state, Rhode Island, has 983 ....


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Marijuana Dispensary Oligopoly Enforcers: Drug Raid on Pinky's Hempire
by News Release Monday, June 27, 2022

... Levels of THC in edibles at Waikiki stores more potent than those sold at dispensaries ....


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Maui No Ka $$
by Tom Yamachika Sunday, June 26, 2022

... Maui County proposes to spend more than One Billion Dollars in this fiscal year, a 26% increase over last fiscal year ....


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Pearl City -- Highest Credit Card Debt in USA
by News Article Sunday, June 26, 2022

... total outstanding credit card debt stood at $222.6 million in the first quarter of 2022, or an average of $15,709 per household ....


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On 50th Anniversary of Title IX, Hirono Blocks GOP Attempt to Advance Anti-Transgender Legislation
by News Release Saturday, June 25, 2022

... meanwhile ... 9th Circuit Allows Class Action Suit over Lack of Female Locker Rooms in Hawaii DoE Schools ....


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Rail: Feds Urged to be Skeptical of HART 'Recovery Plan'
by Grassroot Institute Saturday, June 25, 2022

...HART’s new plan appears to contain “overly optimistic assumptions about revenues, ridership and costs, and this could saddle local taxpayers with unstated liabilities in the future.”....


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‘Essentially Erase Women’: Tulsi Gabbard Slams Biden Admin’s Overhaul of Title IX
by News Article Saturday, June 25, 2022

“...They’re saying that there is no such thing as a woman....”


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The Hawaiʻi State Public Charter School Commission Approves Two New Charter Schools
by News Release Saturday, June 25, 2022

... The two newly approved schools are Namahana School, which will be located in Kalihiwai on the north side of the island of Kauaʻi, and Kūlia Academy, which will be located in Kalihi on the island of Oʻahu ....


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The day pro-lifers have been anticipating for 50 years
by Hawaii Family Forum Friday, June 24, 2022

... Unfortunately, in Hawaii, abortion will still be allowed in most circumstances ....


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Hawaii Household Bills Highest in USA
by News Article Friday, June 24, 2022

... The typical Hawaii household spends an average of $2,911 per month--42% of income--on bills ....


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NRA Wins Supreme Court Case, NYSRPA v. Bruen -- Will Affect Hawaii Gun Laws
by News Release Thursday, June 23, 2022

... the first major Second Amendment decision from the court in more than a decade ....


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HDoT: Car-Mounted Probes to Hunt Potholes
by News Release Thursday, June 23, 2022

... HDOT announces a new pilot with i-Probe Inc to test connected automobile hardware and software technologies ....


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S. 2907 Federal 'Truth and Healing Commission' will dig for Bodies at Kamehameha School
by Andrew Walden Thursday, June 23, 2022

... Waihee operative Norma Wong -- kitted out with a spanking new Hawaiian name ‘Kawelokū’ -- was sent, June 22, 2022, to denounce Kamehameha Schools and Lahainaluna School before the Sen Brian Schatz’ Indian Affairs Committee ‘Oversight Hearing on Indian Boarding Schools' ....


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HSTA primary election endorsements
by News Release Thursday, June 23, 2022

... Hawaii State Teachers Association recommendations for Hawaii State House and Senate candidates in the upcoming 2022 primary election ....


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Oahu Schoolteacher Detained on Charge of Sexually Exploiting Minor Student
by News Release Thursday, June 23, 2022

... Individuals with information, or those who believe they are a victim, are urged to immediately contact the Honolulu FBI at (808) 673-2705 or BunagInvestigation@fbi.gov ....


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Ukraine Needs Robot Dogs to Clear Mines -- Will HPD Donate?
by News Article Thursday, June 23, 2022

... it has become increasingly common for deminers to use robots in the field to increase their productivity and mitigate the risk of blowing themselves up ....


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2022 Primary Election--Get a Sample Ballot for Your District
by News Release Wednesday, June 22, 2022

... get a copy of a sample ballot specific to your district ....


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Ige Signs Minimum Wage Hike, makes Earned Income Tax Credit Refundable
by News Release Wednesday, June 22, 2022

... Act 114 increases the minimum wage to $12.00 per hour starting Oct. 1, 2022 ....


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Patrick Branco Part of 'Gay Victory' Plan for CD2
by News Release Wednesday, June 22, 2022

"...we must still elect over 35,000 out LGBTQ people to office...."


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How to make housing affordable in Hawaii
by Grassroot Institute Tuesday, June 21, 2022

... no-holds-barred ....


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After a Kauai woman was brutally murdered in 2010, police say they may be getting closer to solving the crime.
by News Release Tuesday, June 21, 2022

"... We believe this case is solvable ...."


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COVID Unemployment Bounce Back? Hawaii 48th
by News Article Tuesday, June 21, 2022

... In May, there were notable gains in sectors including leisure and hospitality but Hawaii still lags ....


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VIDEO: Sam King for OHA Trustee
by Video Video Tuesday, June 21, 2022

... Sam King explains his priorities for ensuring OHA services and remedies critical needs of the Hawaiian community like affordable housing, homelessness, education and much more ....


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Why Panos Prevedouros Left Hawaii
by Kelii Akina Tuesday, June 21, 2022

... The former chairman of the University of Hawaii’s civil engineering department says aloha ....


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Hawaii Loses 4.3% of Construction Jobs
by News Release Monday, June 20, 2022

... Hawaii lost 1,600 construction jobs, -4.3 percent, the largest percentage loss in USA ....


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$119M: Another Extension for Rail Management Contract
by News Release Monday, June 20, 2022

... The US$119 million contract is an extension of existing construction and engineering services Stantec is providing to HART and will run through the end of 2026, with the possibility of a 5-year extension to expected project completion in 2031 ....


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UHERO Study Looks at Current COVID Surge in Hawaii
by UH ERO Monday, June 20, 2022

... almost 1 in 3 adults in Hawai‘i infected with COVID-19 experience Long-COVID ....


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ExxonMobil calls for a Jones Act waiver ahead of Big Oil Meeting with Administration
by Michael Hansen Monday, June 20, 2022

... The Administration is scheduled to meet with oil company executives on Tuesday, June 21, 2022, to discuss ways to increase domestic production and lower costs, and one of the issues likely to be addressed is the Jones Act ....


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Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted June 18, 2022
by GovTrack .us Sunday, June 19, 2022

... bills introduced and votes cast ....


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Hawaii's labor force participation rate increasing, jobs report shows
by News Article Sunday, June 19, 2022

... Hawaii's labor force increased by 7,400 people from May 2021 to May 2022 ....


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We’ve Got Bills – Lots of Them
by Tom Yamachika Sunday, June 19, 2022

... how Hawaii compares on the ten most common household bills ....


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We can do something about inflation
by Kelii Akina Sunday, June 19, 2022

... From a rate of 1.9% in 2018, inflation jumped to 7.1% in 2021 and was 8.2% as of April 2022 ....


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Jones Act lobby feeling the heat as calls for waivers or reform increase
by Grassroot Institute Saturday, June 18, 2022

... A confluence of events both in Hawaii and nationwide has led to a growing chorus of voices calling for either waivers from or reform of the federal maritime law known as the Jones Act ....


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Evidence keeps rolling in against proposed minimum-wage increase
by Grassroot Institute Saturday, June 18, 2022

“...Evidence of the Unintended Labor Scheduling Implications of the Minimum Wage....”


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DHHL Summary of 2022 Legislative Session
by News Release Saturday, June 18, 2022

... In September 2021, the Hawaiian Homes Commission approved ten legislative proposals ....


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News That Criminals Can Use: Girls Used to Commit Crimes will not be Jailed
by News Article Saturday, June 18, 2022

...  Another world is possible.  A world where girls can get away with anything ....


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Bribery: Kaneshiro, Mitsunaga Arrested by FBI
by News Article Friday, June 17, 2022

... Kaneshiro was on paid leave for two years ....


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'Reef Friendly' Sunscreens Caught Lying About SPF Protection
by News Release Friday, June 17, 2022

... All the mineral-based products we tested failed SPF or UVA tests - and shockingly several products failed on both counts ....


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Hawaii Unemployment Rate 4.2% for May
by News Release Thursday, June 16, 2022

... the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for May was 4.2 percent, compared to the revised rate of 4.1 percent in April ....


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Four Big Island Residents Sentenced to Federal Prison for Methamphetamine Trafficking
by News Release Thursday, June 16, 2022

... Gouveia was previously sentenced by the Court in 2005 to ten years imprisonment for attempted possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine ....


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Hawaii Best Health Care During COVID
by News Release Thursday, June 16, 2022

... Hawaii and Massachusetts top the 2022 State Scorecard rankings, based on overall performance across 56 measures of health care access and quality, service use and cost, health disparities, and health outcomes during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 ....


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Honolulu Among Least Affordable Housing on Earth
by News Release Wednesday, June 15, 2022

... Demographia United States Housing Affordability – 2022 Edition Released ....


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State Economies with the Most Racial Equality -- Hawaii Ranks 4th
by News Article Wednesday, June 15, 2022

... data compares the difference between white and black Americans in areas such as annual income, unemployment rate and homeownership rate ....


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Honolulu Most Diverse Large Metro in USA
by News Article Wednesday, June 15, 2022

... Hawaii also ranks the highest among U.S. states, with a DI score of 78.4% for millennials ....


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'Water Management Area' -- New Way to Selectively Control Development
by News Release Wednesday, June 15, 2022

... Tuesday, the Commission on Water Resource Management (CWRM) unanimously agreed to designate the entire Lahaina Aquifer Sector Area as both a Surface Water and Ground Water Management Area ....


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Counties with the highest unemployment rate in Hawaii
by News Article Wednesday, June 15, 2022

... Stacker compiled a list of the counties with the highest unemployment rate in Hawaii using data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics ....


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Congress Moving $2.2B for Red Hill
by Ed Case Wednesday, June 15, 2022

... to Further Remediate, Defuel and Close Red Hill and Move the Fuel to More Strategic Locations Elsewhere in the Indo-Pacific ....


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Secret Swearing in for Joe Logan Designed to Head Off New Questions About Special Treatment
by Andrew Walden Wednesday, June 15, 2022

... is the protection of ‘FOP’ (friends and family of the police) so ingrained in the force that they need not hear directly from Joe Logan to know that they should let his meth addict son off the hook again and again? ....


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