Thursday, May 19, 2022
Hawai'i Daily News Read

Thursday, May 19, 2022
May 19, 2022 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Honolulu Mayor Says A New Mask Mandate Is A ‘Possibility’
  2. As COVID cases climb, HMC sees increase in keiki infections
  3. This Honolulu Architect Admitted To Bribery. But He Still Has His License
  4. Investigation Shows Hawaii Prison Officials Tried To Cover Up Errors Leading Up To An Inmate’s Death
  5. Honolulu police chief finalists to present their cases in TV forum
  6. Cost of flood insurance increases
  7. $200M to build pre-K facilities--Just the beginning

Wednesday, May 18, 2022
May 18, 2022 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Child Welfare: Supreme Court Rules Parents have right to Lawyer-100s could be reunited
  2. Ige weighs in on BJ Penn Candidacy
  3. Law bans side jobs for next Hawaii governor
  4. Hayashi will be a Superintendent for People who think things are just fine at DoE
  5. Rents are on the rise in Hawaii, report finds
  6. More Fake Talk of Tax Cuts
  7. Former Kauai Police Clerk Indicted On Theft, Fraud Charges
  8. Bail Reform: ”Its going to create more crime”
  9. Despite reservations, Hawaii County sunscreen ban advances

Tuesday, May 17, 2022
May 17, 2022 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Report: Hawaii County tops in nation in construction hurdles
  2. Local government complaints office is dealt more work abuse amid pandemic
  3. Oahu violent crime at 3-year high, Honolulu Police Department report finds
  4. Could a 3-day week help ease HPD’s staffing shortages? It’s working so far
  5. Another drug dealer linked to Miske group pleads guilty
  6. Three years later, report on Maui jail riot still not released
  7. Recipients reaching limits on assistance from Honolulu rent and utility program
  8. Supreme Court Orders Judge To Revisit Sealed Case Dispute
  9. Hawaii Bureaucracy, Hemp Farmers Bankruptcy

Monday, May 16, 2022
May 16, 2022 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Back-Room Deal: Rep Lowen Helps Hu Honua Tree-Burning Scheme -- secretive about-face as the session ended  
  2. Honolulu Star Advertiser Endorses Higher Electric Bills for Big Island Residents
  3. HB2405: Your Insurance Rate Hike will pay for Sex Change Surgery
  4. Chinese Financial Crisis Hits Hawaii -- $92.9M Property Sale Falls Through

Sunday, May 15, 2022
May 15, 2022 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Fort Street Mall murder suspect was arrested and released the day after the attack
  2. Murder: Miske Lawyers Plan to Blame Pregnant Girl
  3. Sovereignty Activist: My Criminal Past as an Armed Robber Makes me who I am Now
  4. Kahele: I am shaped by Food Stamps
  5. Kai Kahele trips over his own hubris in late bid for governor
  6. Hawaii tax rebates to be expedited if enacted July 1
  7. 46% of Kauai Households own a Vacation Rental
  8. The public’s turn: Council seeks input on budget increase, tax rollback

Saturday, May 14, 2022
May 14, 2022 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Kaneshiro Indictment Coming Soon? -- Former city prosecutor’s top assistants return to testify
  2. Hawaii Republicans plummet in House but appear steady on City Council
  3. Ranked-Choice Voting Designed to Ensure that Republicans Don’t Get Elected
  4. Coming up short on ethics
  5. State shows ‘disturbing’ fuel contamination plume maps from Red Hill spills
  6. Court ruling over 2nd amendment rights in California could impact Hawaii gun laws
  7. How does a Criminal end up out on the street 2 years into a so-called 20 year sentence?
  8. More delays to move patients into new State Hospital facility
  9. DOE: Hawaii teacher accused of ‘serious misconduct’ is cleared to return to work
  10. Maui Council Tinkers with Property Tax Rates
  11. 50 homeless camps cleaned up, removed from Diamond Head area

Friday, May 13, 2022
May 13, 2022 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Feds no Fools: Force Kealoha Conspirators to Face Jury
  2. BWS scrambles to get wells online in hopes of avoiding mandatory restrictions
  3. After a lengthy search, police commission names 4 finalists for HPD chief position
  4. Judge defers sentence for ‘Bougaloo’ Activist  behind ‘email bomb’ attack on HPD’s network
  5. ‘Habitual Criminal’ behind stolen catalytic converter--viciously oppressed by cash bail requirement
  6. Molokai Middle School pivots to distance learning
  7. Maunakea observatories help astronomers capture image of Milky Way’s black hole--but don’t worry, they will be bulldozed soon

Thursday, May 12, 2022
May 12, 2022 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Kahele: ‘I was part of the problem just two years ago but I’m different now so elect me governor’
  2. Alleged Miske Hit Man’s Sovereignty Group Led by Infamous 1990s ‘Bicycle Bandit’
  3. Schatz Harasses Biden Administration in Effort to Reopen Flow of Slave Labor Solar Panels from China
  4. $531-million budget proposal for Honolulu light rail project passes third reading
  5. BOE Will Choose A New Superintendent Next Week After Finalist Interviews
  6. Lies Hu Honua Tells
  7. Sewage Treatment: EPA, Eco Lawyers will Target Big Island Next
  8. New HPD figures track big spike in homicides, other violent crimes on Oahu
  9. Federal firefighters at Hawaii Island training area battle Army over safety, retaliation complaints
  10. Navy Inspectors Found Problems With Hawaii Fuel Operations Before Contamination Crisis

Wednesday, May 11, 2022
May 11, 2022 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. US Rep. Ed Case says White House is open to Jones Act exemption amid fuel import monopoly
  2. Get out of Jail Free: ‘open lewdness; possession of a childlike sex doll, possession with the intent to distribute controlled substances in, on, or near schools’
  3. Crime On Oahu Is Bouncing Back To Pre-Pandemic Levels
  4. Finalists for Honolulu police chief to emerge this week
  5. Hawaii Health Department reports 6 new coronavirus-related deaths, 5,768 new infections
  6. Supreme Court explains reapportionment decision
  7. Ranked-choice voting set to be used in some special elections
  8. Public hearing to be held on Maui County fuel, vehicle, property tax rates
  9. Parents, students frustrated over lack of space for SAT testing
  10. Bizarre News: People who don’t pay rent getting evicted--in Hawaii!
  11. City Spending over $100 per bird on Feral Chicken Control
  12. Here’s Which Ethnic Groups Make the Most Money in Hawai‘i

Tuesday, May 10, 2022
Letters to the Editor May, 2022
Letters to the Editor

DPP ‘Audit’ of Third Party Reviewers a Sham

Tuesday, May 10, 2022
May 10, 2022 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Who needs Collective Bargaining?  $164M Windfall for HSTA on Governors Desk
  2. Rail: Star-Adv Editors Even More Delusional than HART
  3. Investigations into Red Hill water crisis drag on
  4. ‘Affordable Housing’ is whatever we say it is
  5. Police Brass Neutered by Politics
  6. AlohaSafe Alert app now allows users to self-report, positive home COVID-19 test results
  7. Solar Industry ‘Frozen’ as Biden Administration Investigates Slave Labor in China
  8. ‘Supply Chain Problems’--Another Big Solar Fail for HECO

Monday, May 9, 2022
May 9, 2022 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Kahele Refusing to resign Congress so he can Illegally Use Federal Money for Gubernatorial Campaign?
  2. “Ask me no questions, I’ll tell you no lies”
  3. Name change resolution shelved: Legislation sought to re-designate Captain Cook as Ka‘awaloa
  4. Need to catch up urgent for students
  5. ‘Green’ Energy Plan: A new oil-fired power plant for Maui, Just like the new oil-fired plants built on Oahu
  6. Honolulu CIP Spending Political, Lacks Transparency
  7. Make Believe: Will Former Lawmakers’ Bribery Charges Lead To Broader Government Reform?
  8. Charges dropped in Fort Street Mall attack that left man in critical condition
  9. Coalition aims to bring crime reduction programs to Waikiki--Calls for Veto of Bail Reform Bill
  10. Owner of home that fell onto beach could face big fine

Sunday, May 8, 2022
May 8, 2022 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Will Kahele Resign from Congress? -- He refuses to say
  2. Watson: Kahele can Save Democrats from BJ Penn (no joke)
  3. Kirk Caldwell is Jeremy Harris
  4. Enviros Whine About Firefighting Foam as Ban Heads to Governor

Saturday, May 7, 2022
May 7, 2022 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Caldwell’s ex-chief of staff testifies to grand jury corruption probe--One Day After Caldwell Quits Gubernatorial Race
  2. HART approves draft recovery plan for troubled transit project
  3. Bill setting rules for electric gun sellers in Maui County passes
  4. Lawsuit: DoH ‘Blocking’ Lawyers’ Health Tests
  5. One of Oahu’s only homeless shelters for families has closed. The reason? Red tape
  6. The ocean’s biggest garbage pile is full of floating life

Friday, May 6, 2022
May 6, 2022 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Only 13 Legislators Quitting--63 Will Stay
  2. Hawaii Probationers Allowed to Use Methamphetamines
  3. HB1567: Criminals won’t even have to show up for bail interviews
  4. Mauna Kea Bill: ‘So Much for UH to Appreciate’
  5. Tupola’s City Council Term Limit Proposal Raises Ethics Concerns
  6. HB1147: Gut n Replace Bill Funds HTA
  7. Property Tax Rate Rollback for Big Island?
  8. Marijuana Eradication Continues in Support of Dispensaries
  9. Wahiawa hospital didn’t deserve state funding
  10. Red Hill Water Contamination Sickened Some 2,000 People, Survey Finds
  11. Lawsuit claims Molokai health center administered expired vaccines to children

Thursday, May 5, 2022
May 5, 2022 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Ige ‘open’ to Maunakea bill
  2. SB2510: Did Legislators Just Ban New Solar Systems?
  3. Conflict?  What me worry?  Judge to render verdict in bench trial despite previously representing defendant
  4. Hawaii public schools criticized for slow spending of COVID-19 aid
  5. Kaua‘i students’ college enrollment stayed low in 2021
  6. Retailers: Bail reform bill ‘a win for criminals’  
  7. Former Kauai prosecuting attorney joins Hawaii Innocence Project
  8. Taxpayers to fund defense for retired detective linked to wrongful conviction case
  9. City to enter into agreement to lease Kakaako Makai oceanfront property to 'Hawaii Five-0,' 'Magnum P.I.' producers
  10. Hawaii to become center for Abortion Tourism?

Wednesday, May 4, 2022
May 4, 2022 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Mauna Kea: “The ramifications of this bad bill will resonate”
  2. Office of Hawaiian Affairs on cusp of ceded-land revenue boost
  3. Hawaii could soon have the highest minimum wage in the country
  4. SB2510: Hawaii Legislature Votes to Subvert Hawaii Constitution
  5. A Mysterious Lawsuit Is Raising Concerns Over The Public’s Right To See Court Records
  6. In Effort to Increase Crime, Lawmakers approve changes to cash bail system
  7. Lawmakers appropriate $14M for state Lab plagued by leaky roof, mold problems
  8. Superfluous Bill targeting plastic microbeads passes
  9. Council considering stricter term limits for city elected officials
  10. Bissen Is Top Fundraiser In Race For Maui Mayor
  11. After HSTA Member Arrested, Parent claims theft is an 'ongoing issue' at Kohala High School
  12. Can We Stop Illegal Fireworks from Entering Hawaii?

Tuesday, May 3, 2022
May 3, 2022 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Roe v Wade Repeal Would not Change Law in Hawaii
  2. Bill 45: 30 year Tax Giveaway to Film Industry
  3. What Will The New Minimum Wage Mean For Hawaii’s Farmers?
  4. Tax returns could bring much-needed assistance to HI
  5. Fired Inspector Exposes Corruption in Building Division
  6. Hawaii Plans To Destroy Expired Covid Tests That Cost $22.5M
  7. Hilo surgery center is in jeopardy of closing: Owners allege hospital is discouraging doctors from using the facility
  8. Is cryptocurrency dead in Hawaii?

Monday, May 2, 2022
May 2, 2022 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Gut-n-Replace HB1147: Lawmakers keep tourism agency funding alive
  2. Miske co-defendant asks for end to home detention
  3. Hawaii Changes How to Measure Percent of Renewable Energy
  4. HSTA Member arrested for theft, criminal tampering
  5. Military tracks Russian vessel near Hawaii

Sunday, May 1, 2022
May 1, 2022 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. HPD More Secretive Than Ever
  2. Caldwell:  Nobody on Oahu Dumb Enough to Vote for Me
  3. Ethics reform pledge was April Fools’ joke in Legislature
  4. Minimum wage boost cause child care cost to increase
  5. State lawmakers approve bill to improve child welfare system
  6. $20M Gas taxes go unspent: Big Island drivers deserve a Tax Cut
  7. A new shooting range for Big Island? 

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COVID Cut Hawaii Marriage Rate 48%
by News Article Thursday, May 19, 2022

... of the 50 states, Hawaii saw the largest decline in marriage rate, dropping from 14.2-per-1,000 residents in 2019 to 7.4 in 2020 ....


Mental Health Workers Strike Kaiser Hawaii Facilities
by News Release Wednesday, May 18, 2022

... Clinicians schedule statewide strike starting May 18 to force changes at HMO that serves 260,000 Hawaii residents ....


Justice Department: Steve Wynn Chinese Foreign Agent working with Hawaii's Lum Crime Family
by News Release Wednesday, May 18, 2022

... Complaint Alleges That Stephen A. Wynn Lobbied Pres. Trump and Trump  Administration Officials at the Request of the People’s Republic of China ....


Hilo Man Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Paycheck Protection and Disaster Loan Programs
by News Release Wednesday, May 18, 2022

... $937,575 ....


Survey: How Should Honolulu Spend COVID Money?
by News Release Wednesday, May 18, 2022

...Community invited to provide input on Economic and Workforce Development through community engagement survey....


Honolulu Parks Promise to Stop Wasting Water
by News Release Wednesday, May 18, 2022

... Honolulu Parks & Rec partnering with Board of Water of Supply to exceed call for 10% water reduction ....


Honolulu 10th Most Expensive City for Home Improvement
by News Release Wednesday, May 18, 2022

... We ranked 200 cities based on 16 key indicators of renovation pricy-ness ....


Study: 67% of Hawaii 'Work-from-Home' Employees Drinking on the Job
by News Release Tuesday, May 17, 2022

... Residents of Hawaii are most likely to drink at home during working hours, while Arkansans are least likely ....


Auditor: Maui Building Permits Delayed for Months in Spite of 30-Day Mandate
by News Release Monday, May 16, 2022

... Since the reviewing agencies are diverse and have their own priorities, it is not unusual that substantial delays are caused when these other agencies do not timely process applications ....


Study: Hawaii has lowest monthly starting salaries
by News Article Monday, May 16, 2022

... Adjusted for cost of living, first place Tacoma, WA has starting salaries three times higher than Honolulu and Pearl City ....


UHERO: Effects of COVID-19 vaccine mandates on Hawaii Businesses
by UH ERO Sunday, May 15, 2022

... on September 13, 2021, the counties of Honolulu and Maui mandated that customers and employees provide proof of full vaccination or a recent negative COVID-19 test ....


More Bills in the Home Stretch
by Tom Yamachika Sunday, May 15, 2022

... Here’s a list of some of the eyebrow-raising bills that have gone to the fifth floor ....


Joe Negeuse Appointed to Represent Hawaii Congressional District 2
by Andrew Walden Saturday, May 14, 2022

... According to an on-line biography, “Neguse and his wife Andrea live in Lafayette, CO, where they are raising their young daughter, Natalie.” ....


Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted May 14, 2022
by GovTrack .us Saturday, May 14, 2022

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


371 Candidates Pull Papers
by News Release Saturday, May 14, 2022

... Nomination papers for all offices now available--last day to file, June 7, 2022 ....


Auditor: City Still Locked in to Expensive Recycling Contracts
by News Release Saturday, May 14, 2022

... Solid waste disposal costs can be reduced by diverting recyclable waste to the H-POWER waste to energy facility ....


After Bribery Convictions, Legislators Tout Ethics Reforms
by News Release Friday, May 13, 2022

... 8 of the 14 bills identified by Commission were adopted by 2022 Legislature ....


Honolulu Rail: $9.9 Billion to Go Nowhere
by News Article Friday, May 13, 2022

... HART now says it will cost $9.9 billion to not finish its rail project by 2031 ....


'Good Questions' still bedevil Honolulu rail
by Kelii Akina Thursday, May 12, 2022

... Iwasa has valuable insights into the operations of the rail project because she also is a non-voting member of the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation ....


UHERO: Real income will decline 5% this year
by UH ERO Thursday, May 12, 2022

... Inflation in the Islands hit 7.5% in March ....


Interior Department Lumps Kamehameha and Lahaianaluna in with 'Indian Boarding Schools'
by News Release Thursday, May 12, 2022

"... 1819 to 1969, the federal Indian boarding school system consisted of 408 federal schools across 37 states or then territories, including 21 schools in Alaska and 7 schools in Hawaii ...." -- US DoI report


Hawaii: Burn Through $1M in 10 Years
by News Article Wednesday, May 11, 2022

... $1 million will last in savings: 10 years, 10 months, 11 days ....


Hawaii highest personal debt compared to income
by News Article Tuesday, May 10, 2022

... Hawaii’s cost of living is high—93% greater than the national average and the highest in the country in 2021—and personal income on the island state is only slightly higher than the national average ....


Strong 2022 Legislative Session for Judiciary
by News Release Tuesday, May 10, 2022

... Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald today applauded the Hawaii State Legislature for its support ....


COVID-19 infection rates soaring in Hawaii
by News Article Tuesday, May 10, 2022

... on Oahu 2,107 new cases, +74% change from previous week ....


Patient Safety--How Does Your Hospital Rank?
by News Release Tuesday, May 10, 2022

... New Hospital Safety Grades from The Leapfrog Group Highlight Pandemic-Era Declines in Patient Experience ....


Who has the most Student Debt? -- 16 Hawaii Towns Ranked
by News Article Tuesday, May 10, 2022

... 2022’s Cities with the Most & Least Student Debt ....


Grassroot Institute: Legislative Session in Review
by Kelii Akina Tuesday, May 10, 2022

... bills to sign or veto ....


Red Hill: Navy waives right to contested case hearing
by News Release Tuesday, May 10, 2022

... “The Navy’s decision means that work to defuel and close the Red Hill facility can begin without further delay,” said Kathleen Ho, Deputy Director of Environmental Health ....


COVID rules being lifted, but don’t cheer yet
by Grassroot Institute Monday, May 9, 2022

... these restrictions can easily be reinstated with the stroke of a pen because our state’s emergency-management law has not changed ....


14 'Good Government' Bills Heading to Governor
by News Article Monday, May 9, 2022

... Common Cause Hawaii 2022 Legislative Wrap-Up ....


Hawaii 2nd Worst State for Police Officers
by News Article Monday, May 9, 2022

... but it's a great place to be a criminal ....


Bills in the Home Stretch
by Tom Yamachika Sunday, May 8, 2022

... Now the important deadlines are June 27, 2022, when the Governor needs to give notice of intent to veto a bill, and July 12, 2022, which is the deadline for the Governor to sign or veto any bills ....


Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted May 7, 2022
by GovTrack .us Sunday, May 8, 2022

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


UIPA and Sunshine Bills Passed in 2022 Legislative Session
by News Release Sunday, May 8, 2022

... The Hawaii State Legislature has passed the following bills and resolution concerning the Uniform Information Practices Act (UIPA) and Sunshine Law ....


Poll: Green Beats Kahele 48% to 17%
by News Release Sunday, May 8, 2022

... Public Policy Polling surveyed 644 likely Democratic primary voters in Hawaii from February 8-9, 2022 ....


Mafia News: Kahele Admits he was Picked for State Senate by Malu Motta’s Best Friend
by Video Video Saturday, May 7, 2022

... Kahele was picked for the Senate by the best friend of a double murderer.  A bribery convict helped him "transition to the State Senate", a friend of Katherine Kealoha works for him, and Honolulu's unindicted mayor made way for his Gubernatorial campaign ....


Audit: Caldwell Admin Signed off on ‘Deficient’ Building Permits for Three Years
by Andrew Walden Saturday, May 7, 2022

... Is there a public safety hazard?  DPP’s Michael Silva can’t say ....


County of Maui and Ogden Newspapers Agree to End Discussions on Sale of Maui News Building
by News Release Saturday, May 7, 2022

... In March 2021, the Maui County Council passed legislation for the administration to acquire the 6.3-acre parcel for $9.8 million ....


Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
by Hawaii Family Forum Saturday, May 7, 2022

... Session ends and there is some really great news! ....


DoH: Navy Must Present Red Hill Shutdown Plan by November
by News Release Saturday, May 7, 2022

... The Navy must provide DOH with its independent contractor’s assessment on facility operations by May 15, a plan and implementation schedule to defuel by June 30, and a plan for closure of the facility by November 1 ....


Hawaii GE Tax Bites in to 94% of Personal Income
by Tax Foundation Saturday, May 7, 2022

... Hawaii’s GE Tax base has historically exceeded 100 percent of personal income but took a hit as the island’s economic profile changed during the pandemic ....


HECO RFP Seeks 'Renewable' Projects on Maui, Oahu
by News Release Saturday, May 7, 2022

... that includes but is not limited to wind, solar, biomass and biofuels. Standalone energy storage proposals also will be accepted ....


DoH: 100% of Oahu Seniors Vaccinated
by News Release Saturday, May 7, 2022

... According to the State Department of Health, 100.0% of those 65 years and older on O‘ahu have completed their initial series of COVID-19 vaccination ....


Hawaii 2nd Lowest Drug Abuse in USA
by News Article Friday, May 6, 2022

... Drug Use by State: 2022’s Problem Areas ....


Hawaii least social media-obsessed state
by News Release Friday, May 6, 2022

... Hawaii was found to be the least social media-obsessed state, with 440.34 searches per 1,000 people per month ....


Did Hawaii Beat the Virus?
by News Article Friday, May 6, 2022

... At great cost, isolation from the world delayed the spread until vaccines and treatments were available ....


UH to Pause Work on Mauna Kea Master Lease
by News Release Thursday, May 5, 2022

... HB2024 CD1 makes it clear that the new Authority will be responsible for deciding if there will be more or less astronomy on Maunakea than the nine observatories allowed under the current UH Master Plan ....


DLNR: Mauna Kea Bill Dangerous, Unconstitutional
by News Release Thursday, May 5, 2022

... HB2024 CD1 leaves significant gaps that could result in worse management of Mauna Kea’s natural and cultural resources ....


Auditor Witch Hunt Over: House Investigators Don't Bother Writing Final Report
by Hawaii State Auditor Thursday, May 5, 2022

... the draft report upon which our comments were based was missing findings, had numerous placeholders, and was missing complete sections altogether ....


UH Survey: Gender Based Violence Hysteria Eases Slightly
by News Release Thursday, May 5, 2022

... Gender-based violence and harassment prevalence has decreased since the previous survey across all categories ....


Hawaii: Highest 1-year Business Failure Rate in USA
by News Article Thursday, May 5, 2022

... In the Aloha State, 25.4% of businesses fail in that first year ....


Petition: Veto HB1567 Bail Reform
by News Release Thursday, May 5, 2022

... It will release offenders on their own recognizance, thereby allowing them to further victimize our neighborhoods and workplaces within hours of their arrest ....


Caldwell Quits Gubernatorial Race--Making way for Kahele?
by News Release Wednesday, May 4, 2022

... Kai Kahele to make announcement May 7 ....


Unemployment Bounce Back? Honolulu Ranks 156th
by News Article Wednesday, May 4, 2022

... employee base permanently reduced by COVID? ....


Hawaii Among Worst States for Working Moms
by News Article Wednesday, May 4, 2022

... professional opportunities are extremely limited ....


​Honolulu's new restrictions on short-term rentals take effect in October
by News Article Wednesday, May 4, 2022

... Oahu's available vacation rentals have already fallen over 37% since 2019, more than any other island ....


Hawaii Residents Are Among the Least Likely to Own Their Homes in the Nation
by News Article Wednesday, May 4, 2022

... In Hawaii, the homeownership rate stands at 60.3%, 4th lowest in USA ....


Top 10 Hawaii Public High Schools Ranked
by News Article Wednesday, May 4, 2022

... from US News and World Report ....


Second Amendment: "Hawaii is only engaged in a kind of malicious compliance”
by News Release Tuesday, May 3, 2022

“...This is a case where a state-actor purports to comply with the Constitution’s text and Supreme Court case law, while intentionally undermining the fundamental right at issue...."


Hawaii lawmakers could approve $300 tax rebates this week
by News Article Tuesday, May 3, 2022

... the total estimated cost of the rebate program will be around $250 million ....


Hawaii Most Expensive, but Ranks 24th in Earnings
by News Article Tuesday, May 3, 2022

... Here’s How Rich Hawaii Residents Are Compared to the Nation ....


Helping Native Hawaiians Obtain Financial Capital
by Kelii Akina Tuesday, May 3, 2022

... There are many success stories of Native Hawaiians benefiting from financial capital through the NHRLF ....


OHA Trustees Reject Maunakea Bill
by News Article Tuesday, May 3, 2022

... an appraisal must be taken to set the commercial value of the lease and to ensure that the lease rent is set to ensure the highest return to the State and to the Office of Hawaiian Affairs ....


Money Laundering: Feds Begin Targeting Sister Isle Real Estate Purchases
by News Release Monday, May 2, 2022

"... to provide valuable data on the purchase of residential real estate by persons possibly involved in various illicit enterprises ...."


Legislature Burns $1B on 'Affordable Housing'
by News Release Monday, May 2, 2022

... Housing bills that will be sent to the Governor for his signature include ....


​Are we on the verge of a historic change in state tourism policy?
by Kelii Akina Monday, May 2, 2022

... the state Hawaii Tourism Authority might receive no funding at all ....


Three DoE superintendent finalists revealed
by News Release Sunday, May 1, 2022

... May 19 the board will interview and take action on the finalists at a special public meeting ....


Short-term rental ban will disrupt Honolulu economy
by Grassroot Institute Sunday, May 1, 2022

... a new city enforcement division consisting of seven new employees whose sole duty will be to ferret out Honolulu homeowners who dare to rent out their homes or parts of their homes for less than 90 days ....


VIDEO: Can Youth Solve Hawaii Housing Crisis?
by Grassroot Institute Sunday, May 1, 2022

... Gen-Xers and millennials are “the most viscerally affected by the cost of housing and forced to leave the state to pursue a life elsewhere” ....


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National Parents Org Hawaii

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No GMO Means No Aloha

Not Dead Yet, Hawaii

NRA-ILA Hawaii

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OHA Lies

Opt Out Today

Patients Rights Council Hawaii

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People vs Machine

Pritchett Cartoons

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Rental by Owner Awareness Assn

ReRoute the Rail

Research Institute for Hawaii USA

Rick Hamada Show

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Robotics Organizing Committee

Save Dillingham Airfield

School Choice in Hawaii

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Statehood for Guam

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The Real Hanabusa

Time Out Honolulu

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What Natalie Thinks

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