Tuesday, July 23, 2024
Hawai'i Daily News Read

Monday, July 22, 2024
July 22, 2024 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Hawaii Income Tax Cut--‘something to cheer about’
  2. Feds Still Investigating Attempted Contract Killing of Seabright, Wheat
  3. $20M to keep Juvenile Criminals from Suffering for their Crimes
  4. Details of 2018 double homicide at Haleiwa Joe’s disclosed
  5. Red Hill community group is told it won’t be disbanded
  6. Hawaii Gave Up Federal Funding For Marine Mammal Protection Because Of Cumbersome Paperwork – Nobody Noticed

Sunday, July 21, 2024
July 21, 2024 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Crooks and Cronies on the Move in Primary Races
  2. BIDEN OUT: President exits race, endorses VP Harris as his successor
  3. Flashback: Tulsi Gabbard Torches Kamala Harris
  4. Choon James: Uncontested Elections Damage Democracy
  5. Hawaiian Electric releases updated electrification of transportation ‘roadmap’
  6. Five Ways to Reduce Cost of Rebuilding on Maui
  7. Rebuilding Lahaina: A breath of fresh air
  8. OHA Tells Supreme Court: State Cannot Stop Trustees from Stealing Money
  9. Felony News: Trask Still Flogging Roberta Cabral’s Geothermal Scheme
  10. Trust will remain broken when accountability lags
  11. Is there a deadline for exiting Shift and Save?
  12. Is Growing Your Own Food Considered Agriculture? Hawaii County Says No
  13. Residents Say Indefinite Closure Of Park Leading To Haiku Stairs Is Unfair

Saturday, July 20, 2024
July 20, 2024 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Let legislators know how much you appreciate tax cut
  2. Hawaii Family Forum Primary Election Update
  3. EPA: 'Emergency response missions on Maui are complete'
  4. DHHL Finally Dumps Al Hee's Scam Phone Company
  5. EPA Orders Shutdown of Seven Cesspools at Maui County Facilities
  6. Lahaina: New Lawsuit Filed as ‘Global Settlement’ Collapses
  7. Failed Maui wildfire settlement based on Ripping off Insurance Companies for $1.4B
  8. Lahaina: ‘One ‘Ohana Fund’ hasn’t paid out a penny
  9. 27-time Convicted Felon will never commit another felony
  10. “It was always how you can accommodate the criminal”
  11. David Letterman, Jill Biden, Josh Green to Headline Biden Fundraiser

Friday, July 19, 2024
July 19, 2024 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Miske Convicted
  2. No Bankruptcy? Hawaiian Electric Among Firms in $4 Billion Maui Fire Deal
  3. Jury Convicts Miske Of 13 Counts, Forfeiture Trial Next
  4. Hawaii Supreme Court Will Review Judge's Decision To Withhold Abused Girl's Case File
  5. Planning director: Bill could slow down permitting process
  6. Sen Dela Cruz Pushing State to buy Dole Lands
  7. HECO Overuses Confidentiality to Hide Key Information
  8. Hawai‘i’s Film Feast Is Now a Famine. What Happened?
  9. More Delays on Maui Jail Project

Thursday, July 18, 2024
July 18, 2024 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Housing Emergency Proclamations: What has been accomplished?
  2. 28 Hawaii Hospitals Ranked on Performance
  3. 2024 Hawaii's First-Ever Voter Guide
  4. The future’s so bright, I gotta wear shades
  5. HPD Officer Sentenced for Insurance Fraud
  6. Maui County finds another way to delay fire report
  7. Jury asks if alleged crime boss Mike Miske can be convicted for crimes he didn’t know about
  8. Hawaii County Police commissioner sues Hawaii County PD and assistant chief over Concealed Carry
  9. HPD Officers Who Handcuffed 10-Year-Old Can Be Sued For Using Excessive Force, Judges Rule
  10. This Lahaina Family Finally Finds A House To Call Home — At Least For A While
  11. Help for struggling rail businesses still months away
  12. 90 days to submit a written recommendation to the council on how to address illegal gambling
  13. Apprenticeship program for DoE Teachers?
  14. You Can't Fix The World But You Can Do Something About Your Neighborhood

Wednesday, July 17, 2024
July 17, 2024 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Tax relief in Hawaii isn’t just affordable, it’s vital
  2. Hawaii Join NATO? State Department Responds
  3. Nago: No HD1 Special Election After Nakashima Death
  4. Green Names Climate Advisory Team
  5. Weasel Words: Lahaina Front Street will not be allowed to rebuild.  Are you in a ‘Flood Zone’?
  6. Federal Judge Rules Against Maui County Taking Private Land Soon For Expanded County Dump
  7. Friday deadline set for prosecutors to cite specific evidence in response to Miske’s motion for acquittal
  8. SB2601: Extended Reporting for child sex-abuse survivors
  9. ‘Community benefits’ – How to bribe the politically connected to support wind farms
  10. Chinatown Business Owners Filing Claims From June Power Outages Unsure How Much Will Be Covered

Tuesday, July 16, 2024
July 16, 2024 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. RNC: Shirlene Dela Cruz Leads Hawaii GOP Delegates Voting for Trump
  2. Honolulu Highest Yearly Inflation in USA
  3. Hawaii: Highest Electric Rates, Lowest Electric Usage
  4. Kauai: Hanapepe Fire Approaches Kaumakani, Immediate Evacuations Ordered
  5. Palestine Activists at UH Manoa Oppose RIMPAC
  6. Who Needs Collective Bargaining? Teachers Get $10K 'Differential' for Another Year
  7. Agriculture: Record Spending on Invasive Species
  8. Naming Names:  Incumbents Buying Factional Allies in Legislature
  9. The accident that led to Miske’s downfall
  10. 80% Fake? HPD investigating complaints about false arrests by officers looking for drunk drivers
  11. Hawaii Ag Agency Has So Much Money They Can’t Spend it All
  12. More video monitoring on Skyline sought
  13. Hawaii Drug Pricing Lawsuit Targeting PBMs Gets Tossed by Judge
  14. Hawaii county homeless camp: Drug Deals and Domestic Violence

Monday, July 15, 2024
July 15, 2024 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Mental Illness: Hawaii has Lowest Rate of Involuntary Commitment in USA
  2. UH Manoa offering sexuality studies courses on ‘oceanic gender’ and ‘queer dance’
  3. Hawaii’s bold tax cuts and its impact on residents
  4. Condos' High-Rising Insurance Premiums Are A Top Issue In These Legislative Races
  5. Miske Trial: “On most trial days, the row of seats reserved for news media has been empty”
  6. Maui Still Isn't Releasing That Big ATF Report On The Lahaina Fire. Here's What They're Saying Now
  7. State law extends reporting time for child sex abuse

Sunday, July 14, 2024
July 14, 2024 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. VIDEO: Trump Assassination Attempt at PA Rally
  2. Tax Cuts: We Need to Keep What We’ve Won
  3. Housing: "You gotta let the private sector do it"
  4. Governor surprises broadcasters by dropping censorship power
  5. Honolulu Council acts to repeal outdated city transit ordinances
  6. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted July 13, 2024
  7. 'Most hilarious pro-Jones Act argument'
  8. No Special Election: Green to appoint Nakashima’s HD1 successor, Dems to submit choices
  9. Who Needs Elections? Democrats Squabble over Who to Appoint for SD22
  10. Kill a Monk Seal Pup? DLNR Coverup Shields Public Employees from ‘2-minute-hate’ they unleash on others
  11. New lab-test authorization is harmful to HMSA members
  12. Hawaii County Morgue Overflowing with Bodies

Saturday, July 13, 2024
July 13, 2024 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Miske Lawyers Blame Wayne Miller for Everything
  2. Outsider Foolishly Buys N. Shore Oceanfront Lot--BLNR Steals It
  3. BLNR Destroys Kayak Business-Denies Hearing
  4. JSC Seeking Five Nominees for Circuit/Family Court
  5. DEADLINE EXTENDED AGAIN: Judicial Vacancy – Chief Judge, Intermediate Court of Appeals
  6. Why Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and Guam aren’t covered in NATO’s defense pact
  7. Hana Highway Regulation—Another Tourist Attack: 'We're going to kill you, get out of the car, you're not getting away from us, you're dead."
  8. CNBC: Why Hawaii is worst state for business
  9. Hanabusa names PIG to ‘investigate’ CEO Lori Kahikina’s next contract
  10. On Molokai, complaints about these downed utility poles have dragged on for years

Friday, July 12, 2024
July 12, 2024 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Ariel Sellers Murder: Family Court Refuses to Release Secret Records “because of the impression of DHS and the family court that it might create”
  2. ‘Enough of the terror’: Prosecutors urge jury to convict accused Hawaii crime boss
  3. Green says major budget reform begins next year
  4. HD1 Rep Mark Nakashima Dead at 61
  5. Hotel Housing for Lahaina Survivors Ends
  6. Gun Industry Lawsuit Challenges Hawaii 'Public Nuisance' Law
  7. Officials Write Second Amendment Out of Hawaii
  8. US Senators Call for Hawaii to Join NATO
  9. Ed Case Calls on Biden to Quit Race
  10. “Miske believed everyone had a price and anything could be bought—He was right”
  11. Hint, Hint: CNHA Free Flights to Mainland for Lahaina Families
  12. New PR Firm To Sell Honolulu Rail? Some HART Board Members Say No
  13. Don’t spend money burying your power lines to prevent wildfires.  Give it to the solar industry instead.
  14. Haleakala Brush Fire Tests Maui’s Improved Emergency Strategy

Thursday, July 11, 2024
July 11, 2024 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Kouchi Overthrow Risk in Waianae Senate?
  2. Green Signs 253 Bills Into Law
  3. Under 21? State to be Sued Over Firearms, Ammunition Ban
  4. Gay Socialist Teacher sentenced to 30 years for sexual assault of a minor 
  5. Maui Fire, ATF officials 'clarify' process for ATF cause and origin report on Lahaina wildfire
  6. Happy Lahaina Burned?  “People say our town is gone; I look at it as the opposite”
  7. $70M Shakedown:  Grab for COVID ‘Hazard Pay’ Drives HGEA, UPW Endorsements in Big Island Mayor's Race
  8. BATF, MFD Make up Stories to Allow County Time to Exploit Lahaina wildfire cause, origin report
  9. Lahaina: 62 Families Still ‘Transitioning’ Out of Hotels
  10. Closing arguments mark end of the Miske trial
  11. $3M BLNR Fines Push N Shore Landowner to ‘Donate’ Property to ‘Community Land Trust’ 
  12. DOH: Hawaii sees more than 1K increase in COVID cases
  13. Honolulu City Council adopts city-led gambling task force plan
  14. Shakedown Expert rails against Mainland food company that trademarked Hawaiian word
  15. HELCO Generator Problems Largely Resolved
  16. Military widow, single mother of eight faces eviction in Kapolei amid US Vets rental assistance delay
  17. It begins: Police seek suspects in assault and robbery near new County-Run homeless camp in Hilo

Wednesday, July 10, 2024
July 10, 2024 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Green: Out of Respect for Democracy, I will not Appoint Waianae Senator until After Primary
  2. Michaels CEO Indicted: 12-year racketeering conspiracy
  3. Green Signs 112 Bills Into Law
  4. HB1800: Green Signs $19.1B Budget
  5. Green Vetoes Seven Bills
  6. HGEA Plan: Steal $12K, get rewarded with $230K paid vacation
  7. Army establishes ‘environmental justice concerns’ as bargaining chip in Master Lease Negotiations
  8. Begging county to clear squatters from Maui beaches
  9. Maui Council: After Fires, 'the Most Critical Challenge We Face' is to … Confirm New Housing Director
  10. Short-Handed Kona Public Defender's Office Won't Accept New Drunken Driving Cases or ‘Class A’ Felonies
  11. Hawaii Governor Says Media Operations Should Be Protected During Emergencies
  12. Aloha Petroleum: $880K and counting to Defend Against Climate Change Suits

Tuesday, July 9, 2024
July 9, 2024 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Hawaii Assisted Suicide Up 50%
  2. Green Signs 95 Bills Into Law
  3. Koko Head Shooting Complex resuming weekday schedule
  4. City, ACLU Settle Homeless Lawsuit
  5. Massive Turnover at HPD as Corruption Scandals Roil City
  6. Secret BATF Report in Hand, Maui County looking for fire lawsuit settlement options
  7. Maui Planning Commission Slow-Walks Proposed Seizure of Minatoya List Condos
  8. No action on Big Isle STVRs; Council considers proposed economic-impact study
  9. Green Fee to Pay to Buy up and Demolish N Shore Oceanfront Homes?
  10. Scam Alert: Major Biofuel to Electricity Contracts Are Underway
  11. Hawaii Bans Deep-Sea Mining as U.S. Political Support Splits on Party Lines
  12. Waianae emergency access road set to open Spring 2025
  13. Prosecutors intend to use lyrics of a popular song as evidence in a murder trial

Monday, July 8, 2024
July 8, 2024 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Hawaii's chance to expand housing freedom
  2. Governor signs bill to allow temporary licenses to nurses
  3. Hawaii County proposal -- good direction for Oahu beekeeping
  4. New law creates opportunities for Hawaii food entrepreneurs
  5. Proposed Hawaii County STR rules fraught with potential economic, legal pitfalls
  6. Even After Lahaina Burns, Hawaiian Electric Prioritizes Solar over Fire Safety
  7. Honolulu ranks toughest to flip homes in U.S., report says
  8. An Oahu Teacher’s Futile Apartment Hunt Shows How Bad The Rental Market Is
  9. Honolulu Ethics Commission Says Number Of Complaints Has Dropped
  10. Irony Alert:  State can’t get EBT cash to people who are not working because DHS can’t get anybody to work 
  11. No Mugshots for Deputies ‘Arrested’ in Racial Harassment Case
  12. Prison Worker with 2lbs Meth: Smuggled Meth Into Arizona Facility That Houses Hawaii Inmates
  13. ACLU Calls on Green to Veto Jail Construction to force Release of More Criminals onto Streets

Sunday, July 7, 2024
July 7, 2024 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. July 7, 1935: Moscow orders first Communists to Hawaii
  2. Three Hawaii Governors Call on Biden to Quit Race
  3. Biden expected to make decision about future in ‘next couple of days,’ Hawaii governor says
  4. The Importance of Conformity
  5. Three anti-TVR measures go back before Hawaii County Council
  6. Leased land vital to military readiness
  7. Focus on Skyline basics, not optics
  8. Officials, volunteers conduct rigorous testing of voting equipment ahead of elections
  9. DoE: 1/3 of Vice Principal ‘positions’ vacant
  10. New Development Begins On Former Turtle Bay Resort Land Near Kahuku Point
  11. Hoping against extinction of Hawaiian honeycreeper

Saturday, July 6, 2024
July 6, 2024 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Green Signs 79 Bills Into Law
  2. Dillingham Airfield Saved by 50-Year Lease
  3. Former Tokai University Building Becomes Homeless 'Kauhale'
  4. 'Sun Bucks' -- $177 per kid Boost on EBT Cards
  5. Potential $85M from NASA for UH Hilo management of Maunakea telescope
  6. After Veto Threat, Green Signs Sara Yara Bill into law
  7. Tokuda Finds Way to Strip Name of Captain Cook from Post Office
  8. How the US Supreme Court's corruption ruling could affect local officials
  9. Maui wildfire lawsuit attorneys clash over first trial in November
  10. On Kaua‘i, the Biggest Home Developer Is the County
  11. County sets up encampment for homeless storm drain dwellers in downtown Hilo
  12. Email scam cost a Hawaii company over $8 million last year

Friday, July 5, 2024
July 5, 2024 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Ethics: Hawaii Socialists Illegally Lobbied for Gaza ‘Ceasefire’ Resolution on Taxpayer Dime
  2. Only 31 rebuilding permits have been issued after the fire. Here’s what it took for a professional building contractor to get one.
  3. Lahaina Fire Survivors Prepare To Test Maui County's Rules On Living In The Burn Zone
  4. Health care facilities gear up for HECO’s ‘last resort’ power shutoff plan that kicks in today
  5. Honolulu Bill To Rein In Fake Farms Threatens Real Ag Enterprises
  6. Roadmap to Hawaii’s Future: Former college in Waikiki will soon house homeless
  7. What happened in Hawaiʻi on July 4, 1776
  8. Charles Djou plays leading role in 80th anniversary of D-Day events
  9. Muslims and Anti-Semites Protest Against July 4
  10. UH Gender identity researcher Milton ‘Mickey’ Diamond challenged the idea of juvenile sex-reassignment surgery
  11. Hawaii among best states for USPS mail delivery
  12. Beach Erosion caused by Destruction of Reefs

Thursday, July 4, 2024
July 4, 2024 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. The Verified Complaint In Equity: The Declaration Of Independence
  2. The 1840 Hawaiian Constitution and the Fourth of July
  3. City: Towing Contractor Ripped off 782 Customers
  4. Schatz: $6.6M for YIMBY
  5. 'Shift and Save' -- 16,000 Hawaiian Electric Customers Can Escape --if they act now
  6. Green Signs 63 Bills Into Law
  7. Operation 'Shine the Light' Rescues 11 Missing Children on Oahu
  8. Here's a list of all the Fourth of July fireworks shows happening across Hawaii
  9. ‘Defend Hawaii’ – Maui PD and EMTs Conspire to Chase ‘Hunted’ Tourist-Victims Away
  10. ‘Going back to the mainland broke and broken’
  11. Sheriffs Subject of Three Separate Criminal Investigations over Harassment of Black Deputies
  12. HPD releases redacted bodycam footage showing DUI arrest of Officer Mariah Ah Tou
  13. HD2 Residency? Petitioners appeal decision regarding Lee Loy
  14. VOICES: ‘Guest house’ bill could boost Kaua‘i housing supply
  15. City Employees Find Way to Keep ‘Working’ from Home—Complain About Indoor Air Quality
  16. Hawaii Creates Panel To Study Mitigation Of Biz Tax Burdens
  17. Appeals court grants injunction, pausing demolition of Haiku Stairs
  18. Homeless Fight for Every 5th Stolen Shopping cart

Wednesday, July 3, 2024
July 3, 2024 News Read
Andrew Walden
  1. Hotel Housing for Lahaina Survivors Ends
  2. Second observatory removed from Maunakea summit
  3. UHERO: Where can Hawaiʻi diversify its economy?
  4. Blangiardi: Be Prepared for Blackouts
  5. Mayor signs bill limiting gifts to City employees
  6. Rail: Bids for Civic Center will Come in Over $1.5B
  7. Miske will not testify
  8. Defend Hawaii: Mexican Mafia Still Obligated to Deal Thru Local Gangsters
  9. Honolulu Council proposes city-led gambling task force
  10. Lawsuit: DoE Suspends 9 Students For Bringing Nerf Gun To School  
  11. Hawaiian Electric drops amid news that ATF report on wildfires has been completed
  12. Seabright Mocks Hee’s Lawyers: Confirms Sandwich Isles Assets To Be Sold To Hawaiian Telcom
  13. DoD: Act of Congress Required to Expose Military Medical Malpractice
  14. Red light cameras to enforce speed limit starting January
  15. Money News: OHA Wants To Take Over Hawaiian Royals' Burial Site


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Court: State Cannot Enforce Helicopter Tour Regulations
by News Release Tuesday, July 23, 2024

... the Hawaii Department of Transportation “has no authority to impose or enforce regulations regarding air space and aircraft operations under the jurisdiction of the Federal Aviation Administration” ....


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Hawaii Family Forum Primary Election Guide
by Hawaii Family Forum Monday, July 22, 2024

... All voters should be receiving their ballots in the mail by July 23, 2024 ....


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Youth Challenge Academy in Hilo Changing to Job Challenge Academy
by News Release Monday, July 22, 2024

... The Hawaiʻi National Guard Youth Challenge Academy in Hilo will be changing its name, who can participate, and its mission ....


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County of Hawaiʻi Launches New Online Locator for Affordable Housing
by News Release Monday, July 22, 2024

... status updates for the over 8,100 units in the affordable housing pipeline and thousands of existing rental units ....


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Hawaii Income Tax Cut--‘something to cheer about’
by Grassroot Institute Monday, July 22, 2024

... HB2025, a historic state income tax cut that will save taxpayers billions of dollars in coming years ....


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Crooks and Cronies on the Move in Primary Races
by Andrew Walden Sunday, July 21, 2024

... Keli’i Akina, OHA’s only honest Trustee, is being challenged by three has-beens in an obviously coordinated effort ....


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Rebuilding Lahaina: A breath of fresh air
by Kelii Akina Sunday, July 21, 2024

... All of these bills show that the Maui Council is making progress toward helping county residents find housing and rebuild their lives and businesses ....


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Flashback: Tulsi Gabbard Torches Kamala Harris
by Video Video Sunday, July 21, 2024

... Tulsi Gabbard is the gift that just keeps giving ....


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BIDEN OUT: President exits race, endorses VP Harris as his successor
by News Article Sunday, July 21, 2024

... The Clintons endorse Harris -- Obama does not ....


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Choon James: Uncontested Elections Damage Democracy
by News Release Sunday, July 21, 2024

... This 2024 Election has been extremely damaging to Democracy ....


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Five Ways to Reduce Cost of Rebuilding on Maui
by Grassroot Institute Sunday, July 21, 2024

... Waive street improvement costs for rebuilding in fire zones ....


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Hawaiian Electric releases updated electrification of transportation ‘roadmap’
by News Release Sunday, July 21, 2024

... dozens of specific actions the company plans to undertake through 2030 to support the rapidly expanding electric vehicle market ....


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Let legislators know how much you appreciate tax cut
by Grassroot Institute Saturday, July 20, 2024

... Hawaii state legislators voted unanimously to enact a historic tax cut that will save taxpayers more than $5 billion over the next six years ....


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EPA Orders Shutdown of Seven Cesspools at Maui County Facilities
by News Release Saturday, July 20, 2024

... the County of Maui has agreed to close the seven Cesspools by June 30, 2025, and pay a $193K penalty ....


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Why an Annual GET Return?
by Tom Yamachika Saturday, July 20, 2024

... For those of you who pay GET, here’s a quick quiz....


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DHHL Finally Dumps Al Hee's Scam Phone Company
by News Release Friday, July 19, 2024

... starting Friday, July 19, 2024 at 3 p.m. .....


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EPA: 'Emergency response missions on Maui are complete'
by News Release Friday, July 19, 2024

... EPA Completes Drinking Water and Wastewater Mission in Lahaina ....


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Miske Convicted
by Court House News Thursday, July 18, 2024

... convicted of 13 of the 16 remaining charges against him, including murder in aid of racketeering, kidnapping and conspiracy to commit assault ....


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FAIL: Hawaiian Electric Among Firms in $4 Billion Maui Fire Deal
by News Article Thursday, July 18, 2024

... the whole plan is predicated on insurance companies walking away from $1.4B.  It may fail ....


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HPD Officer Sentenced for Insurance Fraud
by News Release Thursday, July 18, 2024

... Kaninau was involved in an automobile accident and subsequently obtained a GEICO insurance policy. He then attempted to file a claim ....


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28 Hawaii Hospitals Ranked on Performance
by News Article Wednesday, July 17, 2024

... how does your hospital rank? ....


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The future’s so bright, I gotta wear shades
by Kelii Akina Wednesday, July 17, 2024

... a scholarly contradiction of the myth that population growth must lead to scarcity ....


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Housing Emergency Proclamations: What has been accomplished?
by Grassroot Institute Wednesday, July 17, 2024

" ... The main value of the edicts so far has been to focus attention on barriers to homebuilding and prompt positive legislative action .... "


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2024 Hawaii's First-Ever Voter Guide
by News Release Wednesday, July 17, 2024

... made possible by the passing of Act 115 during the 2023 Legislative Session ....


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Tax relief in Hawaii isn’t just affordable, it’s vital
by Kelii Akina Tuesday, July 16, 2024

... Hawaii Council of Revenues recently estimated it expects state tax revenues to total about $9.5 billion this year ....


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Green Names Climate Advisory Team
by News Release Tuesday, July 16, 2024

... Team to Produce Policy Guidance for Climate Resilience and Disaster Recovery ....


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Nago: No HD1 Special Election After Nakashima Death
by News Release Tuesday, July 16, 2024

... Section 11-118, Hawaii Revised Statutes ....


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Hawaii Join NATO? State Department Responds
by Ed Case Tuesday, July 16, 2024

... State Says Formal Amendment Of The Treaty Is “Unlikely” ....


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RNC: Shirlene Dela Cruz Leads Hawaii Delegates Voting for Trump
by Video Video Tuesday, July 16, 2024

... VIDEO: Shirlene Dela Cruz announcing Hawaii Republican delegation voting for Trump at Republican National Convention Monday, July 15, 2024 ....


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Agriculture: Record Spending on Invasive Species
by News Release Tuesday, July 16, 2024

... Record funding for biosecurity measures approved by the state Legislature this year will expand the state’s efforts to stop the spread of invasive species such as little fire ants, the coconut rhinoceros beetle and coqui frogs ....


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Who Needs Collective Bargaining? Teachers Get $10K 'Differential' for Another Year
by News Release Tuesday, July 16, 2024

...In a memo dated May 31, the HIDOE announced the continuation of differentials, ranging from $3,000 to $10,000 annually....


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Hawaii: Highest Electric Rates, Lowest Electric Usage
by Wallet Hub Tuesday, July 16, 2024

... Hawaii has the lowest average monthly consumption of electricity per consumer ....


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Honolulu Highest Yearly Inflation in USA
by Wallet Hub Tuesday, July 16, 2024

... prices are up 5.2% year over year ....


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Palestine Activists at UH Manoa Oppose RIMPAC
by News Article Tuesday, July 16, 2024

... A University of Hawaii instructor is calling on the institution to cut ties with the U.S. Navy and Israel ....


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Kauai: Hanapepe Fire Approaches Kaumakani, Immediate Evacuations Ordered
by News Release Monday, July 15, 2024

... KIUC has de-energized lines in Hanapepe and Kaumakani due to the brushfire ....


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Mental Illness: Hawaii has Lowest Rate of Involuntary Commitment in USA
by News Article Monday, July 15, 2024

... Mental illness is a central driver of the homelessness crisis ....


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UH Manoa offering sexuality studies courses on ‘oceanic gender’ and ‘queer dance’
by News Article Monday, July 15, 2024

... One course conducts an ‘[a]nalysis of imperialism, colonialism, gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity, and queer(ed) relations and identities in Hawai‘i and the Pacific’ ....


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'Most hilarious pro-Jones Act argument'
by Grassroot Institute Sunday, July 14, 2024

"...Ships can't crash into bridges if there aren't any ships...."


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Honolulu Council acts to repeal outdated city transit ordinances
by Grassroot Institute Sunday, July 14, 2024

... Grassroot says the two laws are no longer relevant, and they hope the Council will continue to target outdated laws ....


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Governor surprises broadcasters by dropping censorship power
by Grassroot Institute Sunday, July 14, 2024

... Gov. Josh Green signs a bill prohibiting the governor or mayors from suspending electronic transmissions during emergencies ....


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Housing: "You gotta let the private sector do it"
by Grassroot Institute Sunday, July 14, 2024

"...if you really want things to change substantially, you gotta let the private sector do it, not the county be a developer, not the state be a developer....”


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Tax Cuts: We Need to Keep What We’ve Won
by Tom Yamachika Sunday, July 14, 2024

... the largest tax cut in Hawaii’s history ....


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Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted July 13, 2024
by GovTrack .us Saturday, July 13, 2024

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


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VIDEO: Trump Assassination Attempt at PA Rally
by Video Video Saturday, July 13, 2024

... Trump said a bullet “pierced the upper part of my right ear.” ....


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Why Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and Guam aren’t covered in NATO’s defense pact
by News Article Saturday, July 13, 2024

... Article Five is only applicable if the attack occurs at a location north of the Tropic of Cancer ....


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JSC Seeking Five Nominees for Circuit/Family Court
by News Release Saturday, July 13, 2024

... one position is triple-extended ....


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DEADLINE EXTENDED AGAIN: Judicial Vacancy – Chief Judge, Intermediate Court of Appeals
by News Release Saturday, July 13, 2024

... Chief Judge, Intermediate Court of Appeals, State of Hawaiʻi ....


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BLNR Destroys Kayak Business-Denies Hearing
by News Release Saturday, July 13, 2024

... Jensen and Ohana Kayak Rentals are responsible for a $35,000 fine in addition to the prohibition of permits for 24 months ....


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Outsider Foolishly Buys N. Shore Oceanfront Lot--BLNR Steals It
by News Release Saturday, July 13, 2024

... the proposed fines totaled more than $3.2 million after some genius threw a rock at an albatross ....


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Miske Lawyers Blame Wayne Miller for Everything
by Court House News Saturday, July 13, 2024

... racketeering, fraud and attempted kidnapping ....


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Ed Case Calls on Biden to Quit Race
by Ed Case Friday, July 12, 2024

"As to who that candidate should be, there are various paths to that decision. They are difficult and uncertain."


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US Senators Call for Hawaii to Join NATO
by News Release Friday, July 12, 2024

... senators raised concerns about the omission of Hawai‘i under Article 6 of the NATO Treaty ....


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Officials Write Second Amendment Out of Hawaii
by News Article Friday, July 12, 2024

... there’s a troubling trend by state officials to write Second Amendment freedoms out of the island state ....


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Green says major budget reform begins next year
by News Article Friday, July 12, 2024

... Hawaii lawmakers enacted a large income tax cut this year, and major budget reform will begin next year to ensure it stays in place, Gov. Josh Green said ....


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Gun Industry Lawsuit Challenges Hawaii 'Public Nuisance' Law
by News Release Friday, July 12, 2024

... will allow frivolous lawsuits against members of the firearm industry for the criminal and negligent misuse of firearms by remote third parties ....


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​‘Enough of the terror’: Prosecutors urge jury to convict accused Hawaii crime boss
by Court House News Friday, July 12, 2024

... Miske "left a path of battered bodies, shattered lives, traumatized victims and death scattered in his wake,” as part of a decades-long criminal enterprise ....


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Hotel Housing for Lahaina Survivors Ends
by News Release Thursday, July 11, 2024

... All remaining Lahaina survivors are evicted from their hotel rooms effective June 30, 2024 ....


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HD1 Rep Mark Nakashima Dead at 61
by News Release Thursday, July 11, 2024

“He was unopposed in this year’s primary and general election for the District 1 seat.”


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Ariel Sellers Murder: Family Court Refuses to Release Secret Records “because of the impression of DHS and the family court that it might create” 
by Andrew Walden Thursday, July 11, 2024

"The family court held that the redacted record could not be disclosed because of the impression of DHS and the family court that it might create."


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Gay Socialist Teacher sentenced to 30 years for sexual assault of a minor
by News Release Thursday, July 11, 2024

... "Bunag is not only a sexual predator, but a former intermediate school teacher who preyed on one of his students," said Prosecuting Attorney Steve Alm. ...


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Under 21? State to be Sued Over Firearms, Ammunition Ban
by News Release Thursday, July 11, 2024

... Hawaii is the ONLY state in the nation with a complete ban on firearm ownership for individuals under 21 ....


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Kouchi Overthrow Risk in Waianae Senate?
by News Release Thursday, July 11, 2024

... Gov. Josh Green says if he has to pick a new state senator for District 22 before the Aug. 10 primary it will be Cross Makani Crabbe ...


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Green Signs 253 Bills Into Law
by News Release Wednesday, July 10, 2024

... final day of bill signings ....


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Maui Fire, ATF officials 'clarify' process for ATF cause and origin report on Lahaina wildfire
by News Release Wednesday, July 10, 2024

... Maui County makes excuses for why they are not releasing ATF report yet ....


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Green Vetoes Seven Bills
by News Release Wednesday, July 10, 2024

... Of the 17 bills on his original Intent to Veto List, Governor Green issued seven vetoes. He signed four bills after issuing line-item reductions, and six bills were signed into law ....


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HB1800: Green Signs $19.1B Budget
by News Release Wednesday, July 10, 2024

... HB 1800 represents an increase of more than $480 million in general funds for fiscal year 2025 .... 


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Michaels CEO Indicted: 12-year racketeering conspiracy
by News Release Wednesday, July 10, 2024

... Read the indictment and visualize how Michaels execs would run the same scheme in Hawaii .... 


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Hawaii Assisted Suicide Up 50%
by News Release Tuesday, July 9, 2024

... Last year, 91 patients received aid-in-dying prescriptions, which is 31 more than the 2022 total ....


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City, ACLU Settle Homeless Lawsuit
by News Release Monday, July 8, 2024

“I’m extremely pleased with this outcome,” said Mayor Rick Blangiardi. “It completely strengthens our ability to enforce these laws to protect our residents and visitors."


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Koko Head Shooting Complex resuming weekday schedule
by News Release Monday, July 8, 2024

... Ranges open for public use Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays, 12 noon to 4 p.m., beginning July 10 ....


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