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Sunday, May 19, 2024
May 19, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:09 PM :: 42 Views
  1. The Office of Hawaiian Affairs is a slush fund—Where is the money going?
  2. Plan to ban thousands of TVRs on Maui has rocky road ahead
  3. Honolulu cuts budget by $40M; Grassroot says ‘keep going’
  4. Secret Administrative Directives, Part 1
  5. Interview with Kaneshiro jury foreman Shane Keli’i Kai Paleka
  6. Crime spree: The testimony of key witness Jacob ‘Jake’ Smith
  7. Master lease news: Another telescope controversy is being Manufactured, this time on Maui
  8. Part of The Plan: Public to discuss ‘new site’ for destroyed Lahaina school
  9. Tourists Turned Off by Rising Costs of Hawaii’s Vacation Rentals
  10. Hawaii Democratic Party holds State Convention
  11. No Treatment Available for Drug Addicts in Hawaii
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Saturday, May 18, 2024
May 18, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:38 PM :: 222 Views
  1. Defend Hawaii: Miske Lawyer Celebrates Kaneshiro Corruption Victory, Tells Feds to Pack Up and Leave
  2. National recruitment for next UH president to begin in late May
  3. Guam Congressional candidates united for Jones Act reform
  4. The Dire Cost of Disinformation
  5. 296 Candidates Pull Papers Statewide
  6. County of Maui issues first building permit for Lahaina wildfire rebuild
  7. Rail Operating Budget Soars 27%, Employees Flee, Trainwreck Bids Due in July
  8. Ethics Commission to reintroduce 2 bills to improve transparency
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Friday, May 17, 2024
May 17, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:38 PM :: 248 Views
  1. Census: Hawaii cities shrinking as state population decreases
  2. Influential high school administrator in Hawaii shrugs as boy competes in girls' track and field state championships
  3. Akina lauds Legislature’s Lahaina-response spending
  4. Tax cut great. Now let’s cut regulations.
  5. Oahu Man Sentenced To Federal Prison For Fraudulent Check Scheme
  6. Tupola Proposal Lowest TVR Property Taxes for 2025
  7. Even After Debris Removal, Lahaina Homeowners Still Not Allowed to Return
  8. Maui Wildfire Insurance Losses Estimated At $3 Billion So Far
  9. Lies and bogus documents got Miske’s companies past licensing hurdles
  10. Evacuations Coming?  City officials keep close eye on rising Wahiawa Reservoir
  11. Storms cause solar reduction, HECO says the diesel backup generators can meet demand
  12. Hawaii Just Won't Give Up Its Harsh Civil Asset Forfeiture Laws
  13. Honolulu City Council OKs plan for stand-alone Ocean Safety Department
  14. US Tourism Soars, Hawaii Declines
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Thursday, May 16, 2024
May 16, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:10 PM :: 351 Views
  1. 40% of Lahaina Burn Zone Survivors Face Difficulty Accessing Medical Care
  2. How DHS Policy Change Drives Homeless Count UP, UP, UP
  3. Honolulu Highest Inflation in USA
  4. Curt Otaguro Named new Boss of Airports Division
  5. Feds Designate 2,000,000 Acres of Hawaii as 'Sentinel Landscapes'
  6. Lahaina Burn Zone Sewer Service Partially Restored
  7. Pay-To-Play:  ‘Heads of state agencies and divisions often get their positions because of their political activities and connections’
  8. Guess Who Just Got Out Of Federal Prison Already?
  9. Redwood City man's arrest reveals secret Hawaii/California meth ring and alleged motive for social worker's targeted killing
  10. Soft on Crime: Standoff suspect granted mental exam, freed on cashless bail by judge
  11. Unreliable Flights Causing Medical Access ‘Crisis’
  12. Backlash on announcement of 18th Mauna ‘Ala curator prompts meeting with Hawaii organization leaders
  13. California Junk Fee Transparency Law May Affect Hawaii Tourism
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Wednesday, May 15, 2024
May 15, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:24 PM :: 403 Views
  1. Closing arguments begin in high-profile Hawaii bribery trial
  2. Green Signs HB2342: Legalizes 'open carry' of everything except guns
  3. Environmentalists hit snag in Navy fuel contamination case
  4. Hawaii Supreme Court says goodbye to federalism
  5. Next Step in The Plan to get rid of You: Maui Council Approves Massive Tax Increase on Small Businesses, Rentals
  6. Hawaii Governor May Veto Plan To Put More Money Into The State Rainy Day Fund
  7. Honolulu Rail Authority To Seek Damages For Delays In Completing Airport Segment
  8. What is left if a newspaper has no reporters?
  9. Waianae Hell: One Intersection Draws 762 Emergency calls in a Year
  10. Kahului Hell: Driven by her daughter’s bullying experience, a Maui mom advocates for change
  11. Son of Honolulu police sergeant found guilty in fatal Round Top Drive shooting
  12. HPD officer accused of DUI seeks to have her case dismissed
  13. On Molokai, health care providers struggle with low payments, high costs — and little support
  14. Mobile home parks answer to affordability?
  15. Lahaina: Stop this bottomless flow of our tax dollars
  16. Vacant Land Sales Around Lahaina Have Jumped Since The Wildfires
  17. Nursery Develops High-Tech Rhinoceros Beetle Solution
  18. How Proud Boys helped Gay Socialist Win in Hawaii
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Tuesday, May 14, 2024
May 14, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:20 PM :: 408 Views
  1. Landmark Victory for Second Amendment Rights in Honolulu
  2. Black Sand, Kobayashi First to benefit from DEP 'Affordable Housing' Scheme
  3. Feds Sentence Another Hawaii Fraudster
  4. Final witness testifies as former prosecutor’s corruption trial draws to a close in Hawaii
  5. Hawaii Supreme Court Justice Eddins: “Horrors and Treachery” Coming From SCOTUS
  6. Miske used powerful connections to avoid legal trouble for years
  7. What is “a pattern of racketeering activity”?
  8. CWS Hid Child Molestation Report from Big Island Judge Kim
  9. HB470: Allow Gay ‘Shelters’ to Hold ‘Homeless LGBTQ’ Kids over parents’ objection
  10. Happy News: A Missouri River Court Decision Could Sink Hawaii's Ala Wai Flood Control Plan
  11. Red Hill trial concludes, families now await judge's ruling
  12. HART director receives support from rail skeptics at Council
  13. On Molokai, there are no surgeries or MRIs. The dearth of care has some asking, ‘Why bother?’
  14. What will it take? Entire Town Burning Down not enough to Motivate Homeless to Accept Housing
  15. Drug overdose deaths up in Maui County, Kauai as fentanyl use grows
  16. DoE Plan: Taking aim at Hawaii's 30% chronic absenteeism with video games
  17. Newest DoE Assistant Superintendent is already planning his retirement
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Monday, May 13, 2024
May 13, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:33 PM :: 373 Views
  1. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted May 11, 2024
  2. Witness in Miske case tells of a search for human remains
  3. Conditions ripe in Hawaii for another fire disaster
  4. “I will not celebrate tiny reforms at the margins when the blatant core of corruption goes unaddressed”
  5. With Master Lease Negotiations Underway, Activists Targe Haleakala Space Force Telescope Proposal
  6. Families suing over 2021 jet fuel leak into Navy drinking water in Hawaii seek $225K to $1.25M
  7. Visitors Seek Alternatives as Hawaii Travel Rebound Wanes Says State
  8. SB3202 Gives Counties Flexibility
  9. Doubling the Payoff: Red Light Cameras could enforce speed limits on Oahu
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Sunday, May 12, 2024
May 12, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:07 AM :: 1744 Views
  1. The Green Affordability Plan Passes
  2. How Long $2 Million Will Last in Retirement in Hawaii
  3. Defeating Bad Bills Also a Form of Winning
  4. 14 Years Later: Honouliuli WWTP portion of Consent Decree completed
  5. “Who protects Hawaiʻi from invasive species? You do.”
  6. Lahaina Lesson? "Prepare for quick evacuation"
  7. As Young Families Move to Mainland, Hawaii Deaths Begin Outnumbering Births
  8. Gay Marriage Constitutional Amendment on Fall Ballot
  9. Star-Adv: Milk Army land deal for every penny because national defense is of zero value to us
  10. SB3202 Two Years Away from Tripling Residential Density
  11. STVRs on ag land goes before state high court
  12. Incumbents are favored in lackluster election cycle
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Saturday, May 11, 2024
May 11, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:14 AM :: 816 Views
  1. UHERO: 'Population slowing will reduce future growth'
  2. Teachers Union Organizing Social Justice Warriors
  3. Who Needs Collective Bargaining? More Cash Payouts for Teachers
  4. Hawaiian Electric completes West Maui transmission line work
  5. 281 Candidates Pull Papers Statewide
  6. Witnesses describe Miske Money Laundering transactions
  7. Corruption Defendant Dennis Mitsunaga Will Remain In Jail Despite ‘Superficial’ Health Issues
  8. FEMA approves final extension for temporary housing for wildfire survivors
  9. Landlords now required to file affidavit for lease termination exception
  10. Honolulu agrees to 4-month window to grant or deny gun carrying licenses after lawsuit over delays
  11. Court to Rule Monday on Stairway to Heaven
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Friday, May 10, 2024
May 10, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:33 AM :: 859 Views
  1. After Nine Months of Toxic Lies, DoH Finally Admits: "We do not expect to find health impacts caused by toxins in the wildfire ash"
  2. Fairness one reason to expand GET break for medical services
  3. Akina lauds legislative gains, but Hamada has reservations
  4. Personal income in Hawaii might contract this year
  5. Hawaii bill exempts certain medical services from general excise tax
  6. As admitted child predator nears sentencing, police open more cases against psychologist
  7. Kaneshiro Employee Faked a Local Address for Campaign Contributions
  8. Maui Rejects Proposal Allowing Chicago Company To Drill For Water In Kula
  9. Second lawsuit filed to stop removal of Haiku Stairs
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Thursday, May 9, 2024
May 9, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:19 PM :: 4444 Views
  1. Property tax hikes wrong way to rebuild Lahaina
  2. Pinata: 'Federal Funds Summit' set for July
  3. Grandson of former JSC Chair gets Kahala Beach stabbing verdict vacated by appeals court
  4. Campaign Spending Commission Fines ‘Clean Elections’ Activist Kaniela Ing Another $18,000
  5. ‘Follow the money’ witness wraps up government’s case in Kaneshiro trial
  6. DoE Forces Transsexuals on Female Athletes at HHSAA Track Meet
  7. FEMA Paying $12K/mo rent on 500 empty units ‘survivors’ refuse to accept
  8. Vacation rental owners say punishing them won’t solve Maui’s housing crisis
  9. Alaska and Hawaiian agree not to consummate deal for 90-day period
  10. LOL: Will Honolulu reach its goal to drop emissions by 45% in the next year?
  11. Maui mayor requests proposals for ‘after-action report’ 9 months after Maui wildfires
  12. Federal witnesses defend Navy’s Red Hill response
  13. Few Riders on Rail
  14. After Getting Away With It, Smug Lopresti Mocks HPD Officer Arrested for DUI
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Wednesday, May 8, 2024
May 8, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:05 PM :: 974 Views
  1. DOBOR Clears Bums and Junk Cars from Kahului Harbor
  2. Hawaii 2nd-Worst State to be a Cop
  3. $7M fines on One House: City and county moving to foreclose on illegal vacation rentals
  4. Expert raises new concerns about Maui County’s ability to respond to upcoming fire season
  5. Wildfire Planning: PUC Lets HECO take charge
  6. Hawaii Is Entering A Dangerous Fire Season. Here's What Will Be Different Post-Lahaina
  7. Maui Dems Attack HCF
  8. Court ruling could trigger environmental assessment for Kauai seed production project
  9. Defense calls first witnesses at Red Hill tainted water trial in Hawaii
  10. The Inalienable Rights Of Hawaii's Condominium Owners
  11. Semisub Scam?  Neither Ige nor Ariyoshi Remember Anything
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Tuesday, May 7, 2024
May 7, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:35 PM :: 897 Views
  1. Convention Report: Hawaii Republican Party Selling HQ
  2. Hawaii Legislative Session Adjourns, Marking the Defeat of Several Anti-Gun Bills
  3. IBEW 1186 Employee Hit With $44K Embezzlement Charge
  4. Case Dismissed: Hawaii Libraries Can Still Distribute Porn to Minors
  5. SB2919: Hotel Industry 'worked hand-in-hand with community partners and the government'
  6. Lifelong Criminal who just received $12.5M settlement from HPD arrested for new gun, drug crimes 
  7. What Would Criminal Lawyer Need to do to Fake $12.5M Injury?
  8. Mitsunaga Jailhouse Slip-Fall in Bid for Release
  9. Is this a van used in the kidnapping of Johnny Fraser?
  10. How Much Money Will Liquor Commission Pay to Stay Corrupt?
  11. Batteries and Diesel: HECO Seeks ‘Renewable’ Energy Projects for Oahu and Big Island
  12. High Schoolers Learn About Money Management?  After 15 Years, DoE Agrees to a ‘Pilot Project’
  13. Doom Loop: Homeless Meth-heads Destroy 460 Biki Bikes
  14. Recreational boaters scramble to meet new insurance requirement
  15. Star Alameda, wife of mayoral candidate dies
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Monday, May 6, 2024
May 6, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:23 PM :: 1221 Views
  1. How Did it Happen? Legislature passes historic bills on taxation, housing and healthcare
  2. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted May 4, 2024
  3. Mayor Blangiardi signs bill declaring the City and County of Honolulu a “Purple Heart City”
  4. 40,457 Unregistered Cars on Oahu Streets
  5. JSC Releases Nominees for Four Oahu Circuit Court Vacancies
  6. Let People Make Mistakes
  7. Two Frameups: HPD Major Lied for Mitsunaga
  8. Session's Over. It's Time For Many Legislators To Hit The Campaign Trail
  9. 82% Property tax hikes for Maui B&Bs
  10. After Months of Being Blocked by A&B and County, Ohana Hope Village Is Finally Opening To Maui Fire Survivors
  11. Hawaii Got Back $441,000 From Aloha Stadium Consultant
  12. Waianae Focus: Oahu first responders alter operations for planned power shutoffs
  13. Staff shortages plague Honolulu’s 911 system
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Sunday, May 5, 2024
May 5, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:48 PM :: 1371 Views
  1. Shimabukuro Resigns Early from Senate
  2. FBI Raids? No problem--Dawson Begins Construction of Lahaina Housing
  3. Legislature comes through big time
  4. The Also-Rans
  5. $5B Income Tax Cut
  6. Hawaii Vacation Rental Occupancy Sinks as Rates Continue to Soar
  7. National Science Foundation to discuss possible funding for TMT
  8. Lessons For Hawaii: Other States Have Strong Pay-To-Play Laws
  9. Millions spent waterproofing Hawaii Capitol with no pools
  10. Hawaii Legislature OKs $18M for claims against state
  11. Three More Dead Ethics Bills
  12. SB2405: Help Candidates Learn the Ropes by Allowing them to Steal from their own Campaign Committees
  13. UH Hilo Housing Moldy, Broken—Admin Solution?  Censor the Student newspaper
  14. Miske Trial: A look at the court’s draft jury instructions
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Saturday, May 4, 2024
May 4, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:10 PM :: 933 Views
  1. Green Signs SB2919: Pretending to Allow Counties to Seize TVRs
  2. Dems: Income Tax Cut Tops off 'Productive' Legislative Session
  3. Green Signs Six Good Government Bills into Law
  4. Green 'Climate Team' Headed by A&B Exec to Lead Maui 'Recovery' 
  5. 260 Candidates Pull Papers Statewide
  6. A judge is forcing Hawaii to give wildfire investigation documents to lawyers handling lawsuits
  7. Rail Fail: HART CEO ‘May be gone next year’
  8. Usual Suspects Rally Against Jews at UH
  9. Ewa Beach care home fined $315K for operating without a license
  10. ‘Labor Shortage’ -- Garbage Piles Up at Apartments, Condos
  11. Opening more discussion on the proposed water source agreement in Kula
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Friday, May 3, 2024
May 3, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:28 PM :: 1916 Views
  1. Maui County to (attempt to) Outlaw 'Minatoya List' Condotels
  2. Tokuda: Make Lahaina Federally Controlled 'National Heritage Area'
  3. Green Signs SB582: $385M for Maui Relief -- mostly for 'FEMA Ineligible Persons'
  4. Maui: Enviros File Another Bird Lights Lawsuit
  5. Open Letter: Republican State Convention Delegates Should Reject Rule Changes
  6. Governor:  A&B will direct me to call Special Session to Soak HECO Ratepayers
  7. Defendant In Honolulu Corruption Case Gave Politicians Thousands In Illegal Straw Donations, Niece Says
  8. Stalled Debris Removal Prolongs A Lahaina Family's Grief
  9. HPD investigates alleged Jan. 1 beating of friends of suspect
  10. Island of Retaliation: Embattled Kauai police chief accused of ‘punishing’ officers who found his lost service gun
  11. Legal issues complicate removal of ‘Stairway to Heaven,’ city confirms
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Friday, May 3, 2024
Letters to the Editor May, 2024
By Letters to the Editor @ 6:45 AM :: 1351 Views

Open Letter: Republican Delegates Should Reject Rule Changes

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Thursday, May 2, 2024
May 2, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:24 PM :: 1404 Views
  1. Maui County to (attempt to) Outlaw 'Minatoya List' Condotels
  2. SB1035: Legislature Passes Bill to Exempt Medical Care from GE Tax
  3. Maui County files complaint seeking to hold cell carriers responsible for failure to report outages during fires
  4. HB2144: Allow Production and Sale of 'Homemade Food Products'
  5. HB2298: Coffee Labeling Bill Pushes Back on Blenders
  6. Bill 85: Update Maui’s ‘circuit breaker’ property tax credit
  7. Hawaii Least Drug Problem in USA
  8. Hawaii Worst State for Nurses
  9. Psychologist who got ‘unusual’ plea deal admitted to abusing other young victims, filings reveal
  10. Tax Relief, Gut n Replace, Close Votes -- Legislators Send 200 Bills to Governor
  11. SB2919: Bill aimed at short-term vacation rentals passes
  12. SB2922: No Limit on HECO Securitization Rate Hikes for Businesses
  13. ‘Still a threat’: Victim decries decision to release one of Hawaii’s most notorious serial rapists
  14. Developers And Labor Unions Are Contributing To Blangiardi's Reelection Campaign
  15. Will Supreme Court Allow Honolulu to Force Homeless Lunatics and Drug Addicts into Treatment?
  16. Volunteer Firefighters Are Big On The Mainland. Not So Much In Hawaii
  17. Hawaii Stop Big Oil Lawsuits to be Heard in June
  18. Hawaii AG’s Stop Big Pharma Lawsuit Kept in Federal Court
  19. Red light cameras at intersections on Oahu could soon also enforce speeding
  20. City Council discusses Mayor’s proposal for new Ocean Safety Department
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Wednesday, May 1, 2024
May 1, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:46 PM :: 904 Views
  1. OHA Above the Law? One Trustee Says 'No'
  2. Unclaimed: Over $15 million in Tax Credits for Low Income Households
  3. Wealth by Association? How Social Networks Drive Inequality in Hawaii
  4. SB2845: No Right to Keep and Bear Ammunition under Age 21
  5. Nine Months Later: State Finally Begins Building Housing for Lahaina Survivors
  6. Hawaii AG releases firearm registration statistics
  7. DOH rejects Navy’s Red Hill consolidated groundwater sampling plan
  8. Tourist Spending and Arrivals Down for March
  9. After Refusing FEMA Trailers, State to pay $56M monthly hotel bill
  10. Blackouts are Part of HECO Fire Safety Plan
  11. Lawmakers Rejected A Bill To Bail Out HECO. Now What?
  12. Honolulu Fires Back in Bid to Save Climate Suit
  13. Red Hill fuel spread through water quickly, expert testifies
  14. Beware: Mercado Kim and Co Control Board of Regents
  15. Ex-Honolulu Investigator Tells Jury He Swore To Facts In Theft Case He Had ‘No Idea’ About 
  16. ‘Exonnerated’ convicts miss out on Big Payday because no Judge says they are ‘actually innocent’
  17. Hawaii Dems decide not to Appeal -- RFK Jr. wins ballot access fight in Hawaii
  18. Money Laundering Notebook reveals cash payments for construction work on Miske’s luxury Portlock home
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Tuesday, April 30, 2024
April 30 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:56 PM :: 2212 Views
  1. Federal judge tosses challenge over recall of 'FCKBLM' vanity license plate 
  2. Maui County's new Recovery Permitting Center Opens in Kahului
  3. Corps of Engineers Maui wildfires recovery update
  4. Hawaii 3rd Best State for 'Fiscal Transparency'
  5. These Are the 10 Worst Places To Retire in Hawaii
  6. Lahaina: HIEMA Moves Community Resource Center to Two Expensive Hotels
  7. Green Extends Deadline for 'One Ohana Fund' Lahaina Buyouts
  8. Largest repatriation in Hawaiian history completed with cultural items long held at UC Berkeley
  9. Hawaii Senate President Ron Kouchi’s Ties To A Convicted Businessman
  10. Hawaii lawmakers aim to enlarge ‘rainy day’ and retirement funds
  11. Lahaina fire AG report reveals communication gap between MFD & MPD during evacuation
  12. Former Deputy Prosecutor Still Making Excuses for Frameup
  13. Miske trial status report
  14. Families Testify In Red Hill Trial How Fuel Made Them Sick As Feds Express Doubt
  15. Lawmakers Move To Curb Use Of Deepfakes In Political Ads
  16. Inmate missing after court transport was chased off jail property by corrections officers: Sources
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Monday, April 29, 2024
April 29, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:06 PM :: 923 Views
  1. ‘Spontaneous order’ hailed as best way for societies to thrive
  2. OHA Back to Arguing it is Above the Law
  3. First Red Hill Lawsuit Trial Begins Today
  4. Deferred HECO bill worries IBEW about bankruptcy
  5. SB3183: Mileage-based Road Tax for Corrupt Transportation Department
  6. SB3234: Conveyance Tax Hike Dying in Conference?
  7. Hawaii lawmakers reduce financial grants
  8. Hawai’i Legislature May Pass More Resolutions Than Bills
  9. Maui News: This is the Future
  10. Hawaii child abuse cases decrease, according to 2023 statistics
  11. Emergency involving homeless draws multiple crews to Thomas Square
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Sunday, April 28, 2024
April 28, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:14 PM :: 1153 Views
  1. Legislature on Brink of Advancing Brighter Future
  2. Legislature ain't over till it's over, so there's still hope for housing bill
  3. The Home Stretch at the Legislature
  4. Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
  5. BLNR Boosts Honolua Bay Yacht Grounding Fine to $1.8M
  6. Kayak Rental Co fined $35K for Blue Law Violations
  7. CNBC report notes how Jones Act leads to higher Matson shipping prices
  8. Lahaina: Red tape to blame for lack of Maui housing
  9. Will Lahaina Homeowners Get A Reprieve From Coastal Zone Rules?
  10. Economy Still Lagging: State Budget Aided by COVID Money from the Sky
  11. Hawaii State House and Senate alone in call for ceasefire in Gaza
  12. HART Infighting a Sign Rail Contract may be in Trouble?
  13. Officers posted outside Mayor’s office after alleged heated discussion with Ocean Safety chief
  14. Navy data on Red Hill deflects serious health issues
  15. Draft EIS: PTA lease extension could have positive impact on wallet of activists
  16. Frequent Withdrawals Of Nominees Hinder Green's Efforts To Fill Boards And Commissions
  17. Basic funding question still dogs HTA
  18. Florida water report a path for Hawaii?
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Saturday, April 27, 2024
April 27, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:21 PM :: 2761 Views
  1. Miske Hitman Criminal Record Secretly Expunged
  2. The trouble with Tulsi: Why the former Hawaii congresswoman is Trump’s worst choice for vice president
  3. 255 Candidates Pull Papers Statewide
  4. Sprawling corruption case grows again as new grand jury investigation is revealed
  5. HB2404: ‘Biggest Income Tax Cut Ever’
  6. HECO ‘Securitization’ Rate Hike Bill – Legislators to work all weekend to soak ratepayers
  7. Waihee: If HECO Goes BK, Insiders Like Me Will Lose Power
  8. $800M?  Hawaiian Electric to Sell American Savings Bank?
  9. Lawmakers Agree To Pay $450 Million In Pandemic ‘Hazard Pay’ To HGEA Members
  10. House Bill 2504, Vape Tax
  11. Hawaii’s Best Termite?  Miske Thugs Stuffed Ballot Box
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Friday, April 26, 2024
April 26, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:59 PM :: 1295 Views
  1. OHA Trustee Keli'i Akina Files for Re-election
  2. After Wildfire Lawsuits, Soaring PG&E power rates approach Hawaii
  3. Bill allowing counties more authority over short-term rentals on Green's desk
  4. Bonfire: HART Receives $125M from Feds
  5. UH breaks extramural funding record in FY2024, on track for $550M
  6. Bill 152 pre-approved multi-family designs would speed up Hawaii Island housing
  7. Hawaii Window Open: Student loan debt repayment for health professionals
  8. Armed Shopkeeper Defeats 5-man Miske Assault Team
  9. Hawaii legislators face deadline to avoid repeat of ‘chaos’
  10. Solar Industry Panics as HECO's Bill To Gouge Customers For Wildfire Mitigation Has Stalled
  11. Lawmakers Vote To Provide More Than $800M In New Recovery Money For Maui
  12. Makua Valley, Lualualei, Pohakuloa:  Military Lease Renegotiations Beginning Now
  13. Hawaii taxpayers will cough up $18M for state workers’ mistakes, misbehavior
  14. Hawaii Pre-K Programs Reach Very Few Students
  15. DOE loses $54M on meal services
  16. MJ Biz: Green will act administratively to boost dispensary business by easing ‘medical’ marijuana access
  17. Dozens of mental health workers at Kahi Mohala soon to be out of jobs
  18. Beach park closure in Hawaii sparks concerns over homeless: “there’s a lot of garbage”
  19. Navy swarm team says water test show no fuel from Red Hill spills
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Thursday, April 25, 2024
April 25, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:31 PM :: 2331 Views
  1. Budget Emerges from Conference Committee
  2. Let’s end embarrassing tax on medical services
  3. Maui budget full of tax hikes
  4. Maui Property Tax Resolution Full of Blank Numbers
  5. US Space Force Plans 'Space Surveillance' Telescopes for Haleakala
  6. Rolling Blackouts end for Big Island as oil-fired plants come online
  7. ‘Scene of the Crime’ -- Alivado, Mitsunaga Concocted False Testimony at Home of Police Commission Chair
  8. HB724: There's Still Time For Lawmakers To Fix This Problem With Contractor Campaign Donations
  9. State Charges Dentist $70K/yr to serve poor children
  10. SB2919: Short Term Rental Bill designed to Overcome Court Ruling
  11. Down to the Wire for Lahaina Fire Relief Fund
  12. Budget: State Has Difficulty finding ways to waste money
  13. How will displaced Lahaina Residents Vote?
  14. Retaliation by Mayor?  Ocean Safety chief placed on administrative leave amid investigation
  15. Hawaii: State Farm insurance company stops issuing all boater insurance as blowback reactions to DOBOR’s new insurance requirements gain momentum
  16. Head of DLNR defends her leadership amid calls to resign, including from several lawmakers
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Wednesday, April 24, 2024
April 24, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:38 PM :: 1851 Views
  1. Are Euphemisms missing the meaning?
  2. Notice of Anticipated Judicial Vacancy – Circuit Judge, Circuit Court of the First Circuit (island of Oʻahu)
  3. DOBOR to Clear Bums and Junk Cars from Kahului Harbor
  4. Psychologist who will plead guilty to sexually assaulting terminally-ill boy still has license to practice – How many dying children did he rape?
  5. Retired HPD officer deals big blow to defense in Kaneshiro bribery trial
  6. Attorney Alleges Hilo Rape Frameup
  7. House and Senate negotiators agree on $19.21 billion state budget—Maui Money Not Included
  8. Green pledges to sign short-term rentals bill
  9. Nearly 3.6% pay hike adopted for mayor, Council
  10. Solar Schemers Can’t get Funding with HECO Bankruptcy Looming
  11. ‘Securitization’ Legislators Plan to Soak HECO Ratepayers
  12. Lahaina Next: Larry Ellison added two Nobu restaurants to his Hawaiian island but nixed affordable housing, leaving locals priced out
  13. Affordable Housing -- $3,132 for a two-bedroom unit
  14. Red Hill Lawsuit: Trial Begins Monday
  15. DPP Bribery News: Marconi Point Scheme to be hit with $3M fine?
  16. Stairway to Heaven – Cops Watch as Residents Sic Dogs on hikers
  17. Body cams to be implemented for sheriffs post barricade
  18. Meth: Oahu’s homeless mostly chronics
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Tuesday, April 23, 2024
Letters to the Editor April, 2024
By Letters to the Editor @ 8:01 PM :: 2248 Views
  • Are Euphemisms missing the meaning?
  • April is Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month
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Tuesday, April 23, 2024
April 23, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:27 PM :: 1014 Views
  1. Auditor: Foster Kids Sleep in Attic of Home Full of Lunatics, Perverts, and Drug Addicts
  2. How does Hawai‘i’s economic geography affect its healthcare industry?
  3. SB 2487 Marijuana Decriminalization Fails to Pass Final Reading in the Senate
  4. Four House Bills up for Final Reading
  5. Small Business Economic Trends: How does Hawaii Compare?
  6. Here’s the Salary a Person Needs To Be Considered Middle Class in Hawaii
  7. HB2342 on Governor's Desk: Legalize 'open carry' of everything except guns
  8. Hawaii's Best Cities to Start a Business
  9. Green: 450 units to be built for 'FEMA Ineligible' Lahaina Survivors
  10. City Points to Empty Rail System as Example of 'Sustainability'
  11. Alaska Judge orders high-profile businessman detained until completion of Kaneshiro bribery trial
  12. Legislature Ending in Chaos—just like last year
  13. Maui County's Property Tax Base Increases Despite Lahaina Fire – Council Pushing 10% Property tax Hike
  14. Hawaiian Airlines Losing $1M per day
  15. Short Term Rentals not just for tourists
  16. Dozens of drivers arrested, jailed for DUI despite test results showing no alcohol in their system
  17. Multiple Arrests Yield only Baby Steps towards Good Government
  18. Hawaii Expungements Legislation Heads To Governor
  19. Legislature Orders Study Of Online Sports Betting In Hawaii
  20. Four years and $7M later, only seven duplexes are under construction at Puuhonua O Waianae Mauka
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Monday, April 22, 2024
April 22, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:18 PM :: 1080 Views
  1. Crichton: Environmentalism is a religion
  2. Ira Einhorn, Earth Day's Dirty Secret
  3. National Republicans scrutinize Hawaii voting rolls
  4. SB3202: Hawaii Housing On The Verge Of Getting A Lot More Expensive
  5. Poll:  Josh Green Approval 61%
  6. Time Running out for 300 bills in Conference Committees
  7.  ‘Gut and replace’ bill deals with emergency Maui recovery funding
  8. SD2922: Plan to Soak Ratepayers to Cover HECO Malfeasance
  9. Never let a Crisis Go To Waste:  Hoteliers, unions exploit fires, unite against rentals
  10. Lahaina Burn Zone Water System – All Lines Re-pressurized
  11. Unequal Treatment By Lenders Is Hurting Lahaina Homeowners
  12. UH-Hilo enrollment has consistently declined each year since 2016
  13. Kauai Jail Guards exhausted from working 16- and 24-hour shifts
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Sunday, April 21, 2024
April 21, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:27 PM :: 2435 Views
  1. And Now the Big Guns Come Out
  2. Maui County's new Recovery Permitting Center to open April 29 in Kahului
  3. HB2526 Goes to Governor: Felony for repeat offenders who drive without a license
  4. OIP Issues Five New Opinions
  5. Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
  6. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted April 20, 2024
  7. “Everyone gets very upset with pay-to-play, but it’s legal.”
  8. Lahaina Housing Shortfall caused by Green’s refusal to accept FEMA trailers
  9. ‘Just say the word and we'll get you a flight to Nevada or California'
  10. Firefighters and police could have saved more lives and property if not saddled with inept county leadership
  11. Hawaii lawmakers (owned by Hotel unions) take aim at (their competition) vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
  12. HB2443 Measure to decriminalize weed: 'De facto legalization' set for Senate Vote
  13. TMT project manager admits past mistakes, notes project is dependent on NSF funding, support from Hawaiians
  14. More setbacks for Honua Ola ILWU Scam BioMass Project: Ongoing lawsuit against HECO seeks $1B in damages
  15. Will Legislators Abolish School Facilities Administration?
  16. SB2615: Building Inspectors will enforce Project Labor Agreements
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Saturday, April 20, 2024
April 20, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:16 PM :: 1053 Views
  1. Blangiardi: City Will Not Sue Glock
  2. ‘Blankety-blank’ bills at Legislature leave Hawaii taxpayers in the dark
  3. Honolulu mayor says he's responsible for Honolulu’s gun licensing problems
  4. PLA? State keeps piling on rules that increase Hawaii’s cost of living
  5. Hawaii County beekeepers hope Bill 144 will open up new vistas
  6. Insurance ‘stabilization’ bill would spread pain to everyone
  7. Property tax hikes wrong medicine for Maui woes
  8. 242 Candidates Pull Papers Statewide
  9. DCCA Revokes Miske Termite License--14 Cases of Price Gouging
  10. Lahaina fire victims must 'show regular progress toward their permanent housing plan in order to continue staying in FEMA housing'
  11. Maui County Pushes Back Against AG Report on Fires
  12. Office of Elections: RFK Jr. will appear on Hawaii ballot
  13. Miske Lawyers try to Blame the Victim
  14. Skyline average daily ridership even lower than last year—Cost $50 per passenger
  15. Army pursues less state land in lease renewal at Hawaii live-fire range
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Friday, April 19, 2024
April 19, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:49 PM :: 1729 Views
  1. 25 House Bills up for Final Reading
  2. Taxpayers Not on the Hook for HECO's $542M 'Special Purpose Revenue Bonds'
  3. ‘Wow ... LOL’: Text messages from ex-MEMA head point to lack of urgency during Lahaina firefight
  4. WaPo: MECO Took Hours to Respond to Lahaina Downed Line at Source of Fire
  5. CENSORSHIP: Supreme Court Orders AG be Silent on Envios’ Role in Lahaina firefighting water shortage
  6. Honolulu City Council considers salary charter amendments
  7. Food prices and rent continue to rise for Honolulu residents
  8. How Miske Set Up Kidnapping: “All of the red flags that anybody could have seen.”
  9. UH: “It would be so difficult to have any required courses”
  10. State Sued because Schizophrenic Homeless Dude Got Mental Health care by Accident, Lucky ‘victim’ now lives on farm in Vermont!
  11. Dillingham Airfield And Nearby North Shore Residents Brace For Looming Water Shutdown
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Thursday, April 18, 2024
April 18, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:03 PM :: 1019 Views
  1. Full Text: Hawaii Attorney General Maui Wildfire Report
  2. After Failing to destroy Faa Samoa, Insular Case Activists Try Again
  3. Six public forums scheduled for UH president’s search
  4. Hawaii's Insurance Crisis as Premiums Nearly Quadruple
  5. City’s DMV employees gearing up for LGBTQ+ sensitivity training
  6. Lawsuit Exposing HPD Malfeasance in Kytana Ancog Murder: $250K settlement
  7. Miske Trial Focuses on Murder of Jonathan Fraser
  8. Rail Chief's Latest Evaluation Raises Questions About Whether She Has A Future With Rail
  9. Save family-owned businesses — reform Hawaii’s Estate Tax
  10. Sparklers, fountains to make a comeback? Honolulu City Council bill pushes to lift ban
  11. Waikiki crime is down due to Bum Removal Operations
  12. Only two people have bothered to expunge their criminal records
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Wednesday, April 17, 2024
April 17, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:25 PM :: 1145 Views
  1. Naming Names: Airports Division Ran Late-Night Parties Where Hawaii Politicians Raked In Money
  2. 10 'Good Government' Bills up for Final House Vote
  3. Rolling Blackouts: Senators Demand PUC Investigation
  4. Attorneys Blocking JetBlue/Spirit Merger Now Targeting Hawaiian/Alaska Airlines Deal 
  5. No Surprise: Waipiʻo Peninsula eliminated from consideration as potential future landfill site
  6. Hawaii Allows Six New Hotels While Killing TVRs
  7. Will ratepayers will be on the hook for HECO's wildfire costs?
  8. Proposals For Reforming Honolulu’s Pay Raise Process Split On The Question Of Who Should Decide
  9. Another Miske Associate Turned Government Witness Takes The Stand
  10. Latest UH Board Of Regents Nominee Approved By Mercado Kim
  11. Officer who ignored deadly beating trying to get job back
  12. As Planned, Navy rules out new landfill on Waipi'o Peninsula, Mayor unsurprisingly faces setback in fake search for Waimanalo Gulch replacement site
  13. Not Just Red Hill: Hundreds Of Military Fuel Depots Threaten Environment And Public Health
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Tuesday, April 16, 2024
April 16, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:17 PM :: 1843 Views
  1. Victim of bribery scheme testifies in Hawaii prosecutor corruption case
  2. Maui Fire After Action Report
  3. After Eight Months of Lies, State, Corps of Engineers Finally Admit There are no Toxins in Lahaina
  4. Feds In Corruption Case Accuse Mitsunaga Defense Of Document Leaks And Witness Tampering
  5. Exhibits suggest upcoming testimony about circumstances surrounding Johnny Fraser’s disappearance
  6. $1,200 hotel rooms: FEMA pays luxury prices for Hawaii wildfire survivors
  7. Jackpot! Hawaii To Pay Government Workers Up To $20K Each For ‘Hazardous’ Work During Pandemic
  8. DPP Tech Fix: “We anticipate bumps in the road“
  9. BLNR, Army to Negotiate Land Swap?
  10. Attorneys Blocking JetBlue/Spirit Merger Now Targeting Hawaiian/Alaska Airlines Deal
  11. Macy’s Closing Could Create Problem for Prince Kuhio Mall in Hilo
  12. Hawaii Governor: State Biosecurity Chief's Contract Will Not Be Renewed
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Monday, April 15, 2024
April 15, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:08 PM :: 911 Views
  1. Rolling Blackouts for Big Island--'due to lower wind, solar output'
  2. Homicide up 175% in Honolulu
  3. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted April 13, 2024
  4. Got your Top Three? Secret Staffing Agency Helps State Retirees get Contract Work
  5. Maui County Still Has No Plan to issue Lahaina Building permits—And Won’t have a Plan for Months to Come
  6. What Causes Hawaii’s Brain Drain? Lack Of Good Jobs
  7. Hawaiian Humane Society sees unprecedented number of shelter dogs due to families leaving Hawaii
  8. Honolulu Council Debates 100% Tax Hike on Short-Term Rental Owners
  9. SB2919 Vacation rental bill is headed to Conference Ctte
  10. Hawaii this Nov. deciding constitutional amendment regarding same-sex marriage
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Sunday, April 14, 2024
April 14, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:26 PM :: 4890 Views
  1. "How it feels to move to Las Vegas" Grassroot Hawaii Instagram posts attract 2.2 million views in March
  2. A tax proposal I actually like
  3. 2nd Crossover: Senate Moves 182 Bills
  4. Honolulu Joining National Legal Strategy to Sue Glock
  5. City Closing Ulehawa Beach Park to Clean Tons of Homeless Tent City Garbage
  6. DOH announces new RFPs for ground ambulance services for Kaua‘i and Maui Counties
  7. E Maui Water Diversion: Sierra Club Loses at ICA
  8. Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
  9. Aloha ThinkTech
  10. More than 100%??? -- Rail Project Director Flees State, “increases the risk of failure”
  11. Eminent Domain at Center of Plan to build a new Lahaina
  12. Hawaii DoE: Decades of Failure
  13. Mercado Kim Text Messages Stage Manage Board of Regents Meetings
  14. HB2690: Give Water Activists Complete Control over all Development to drive housing costs even higher
  15. SB1035: No GE Tax on health care
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Saturday, April 13, 2024
April 13, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:03 PM :: 1586 Views
  1. Rape and Death: HB2340 pays $2.5M to Coverup Foster Care Disasters
  2. Affordable Housing?  HB2328 Bethel Block Bill Secretly a Sweet Deal for Fullard-Leo Family
  3. 236 Candidates Pull Papers Statewide
  4. Termite Tent Violation Links Miske to Teamsters, ILWU Violence
  5. 9 indicted for allegedly selling over 150 pounds of meth
  6. Decommissioning of Mauna Kea observatory set to resume after winter pause –Telescope to be Shipped to Chile, where Science is Appreciated
  7. Trump VP: Tulsi Gabbard not hot enough?
  8. Another case of travel-related dengue reported on Oahu
  9. Hawaii a Vacation Destination Middle-Class Families Can’t Afford Anymore
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Friday, April 12, 2024
April 12, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:26 PM :: 717 Views
  1. SB2706: 'Expungement' will help sex offenders find work in Hawaii schools
  2. Study STR economic impact before banning them
  3. ‘Surprise’ state tax last straw for veteran Hawaii bar owner?
  4. Legislators “stripped out pretty much everything that made it work.”
  5. Health Department: Lahaina Ocean Waters Safe for Recreation
  6. Hawaii #3 for Per-Capita Congressional Earmarks
  7. Former MMA fighter testifies he carried out beatings for alleged crime boss Mike Miske
  8. Video shows robbery of BVNK store by Miske crew wearing ‘Sheriff’ Shirts
  9. $120M for 5 Years use of New Elementary School In West Maui
  10. Maui Fire litigation State Court hearing to take place today
  11. Lahaina: “You go through the buffet line, and you sit down, and you get to have a meal with your community.”
  12. Lahaina's Santa Claus Joins The Exodus From Maui
  13. Liquor Comm Denying UIPA Requests
  14. Harassment: Waikiki building owner racks up $100,000 in fines
  15. Water likely to shut off to Camp Erdman, dozens of Mokuleia residents in July
  16. Convert Papahanaumokuakea into a Marine Sanctuary before a Trump Return
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Thursday, April 11, 2024
April 11, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:06 PM :: 1886 Views
  1. Case: FEMA should build housing on Maui
  2. Waipahu High students, Hawai‘i Pacific Health doctors and nurses to work side by side in new Academic Health Center
  3. Study: Honolulu Is the City with the Highest Inflation Problem
  4. Rising insurance rates on the horizon for Hawaii residents following Maui fires
  5. HB2743:  A new $1,200 per year tax
  6. A Low-Income Housing Complex Is First to get Building Permit After Lahaina Fire
  7. CNHA Complains Maui Fire Victims Unwilling to Leave Island
  8. Hawaii lawmakers aim to avert ‘early’ DHHL funding lapse
  9. Lahaina Protesters Trash Wedding
  10. The Miske trial may be nearing the half-way point
  11. Death Of Foster Child $750,000 Settlement Keeps CWS Secrets
  12. Unsupervised: Military Child Care Centers Slow to Report Abuse with Little Oversight   
  13. Mental health crisis center open in Iwilei—but half of homeless need padded cell
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Wednesday, April 10, 2024
April 10, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:03 PM :: 2280 Views
  1. Rich States, Poor States: Hawaii Ranks 41st--Will Legislature Send Tax Cuts to Governor?
  2. Prices in Hawaii are Ridiculous: 7 Things that Cost Way More
  3. SB2553: Hawaii 'opt out' retirement scam
  4. Two Big Scandals Joined?  DPP Criminal Architect also Working for Mitsunaga
  5.  ‘There might be some type of corruption’ -- Homosexual Child Molester gets Sweet Plea Bargain
  6. HB1595 Expungements: Thousands of Big Island Criminals to get records wiped
  7. Hawaii ban on short-term vacation rentals moves forward in state legislature
  8. 1,100 Lahaina Voices Stifled because a purple-haired armed robber didn’t submit testimony online
  9. Cockfighting bills die in Hawaii State Legislature due to Mafia Opposition
  10. Opioid Dealer Plea Bargain Backed by 117 pages of testimonials from current and former Honolulu police officers, City Council members, and state lawmakers
  11. Frequent Turnover At Hawaii's Education Board Engineered by Legislators
  12. Inspectors are finding more Hawaii public schools with inoperable fire alarms
  13. Honolulu permitting office cites Hawaiian lūʻau for being in a residential area
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Tuesday, April 9, 2024
April 9, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:04 PM :: 2145 Views
  1. Marconi Point Project Connected to DPP Bribery Scandal
  2. Hours extended for re-entry access into Lahaina Wildfire Disaster Area
  3. Lahaina: 43.8% of businesses “critical, on life support"
  4. 2,694 fire survivors living in 11 hotels—FEMA gives one month extension
  5. Half of rental units reserved for Maui fire victims (and paid by taxpayers) are sitting vacant
  6. FBI had been Investigating Miske Since 2008 
  7. HB2404: Tax Cut for Working Families heads to Conference Where Real Bill Will be Written
  8. HB2653: Estate Tax Cut for Hawaii Small Business Owners
  9. Honolulu City Council requested to condemn properties for rail
  10. Crews will remove 2nd Maunakea telescope starting April 15
  11. Slick Maneuver: Company announces plan to donate land for Lahaina fire debris
  12. Judge Blocks New Appointee From Joining Maui Planning Commission
  13. Retired State Ag Official Blamed for Invasive Species Spread Returns To The Agency
  14. 14 Convictions in 16 Years--Out on the Street, does it again
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Monday, April 8, 2024
April 8, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:16 PM :: 1539 Views
  1. Will Hawaii ever have a ‘Taxpayer Bill of Rights’?
  2. ‘Grave Threat’: Calls Mount For SCOTUS To Intervene In Hawaii Climate Lawsuit Against Major Energy Companies
  3. Murder for Hire and Witness Intimidation: Read The Latest Bizarre Motion In The Keith Kaneshiro Bribery Case
  4. Why Does Neil Abercrombie want State to Buy Buildings in Chinatown?
  5. Homicide Up Sharply on Oahu
  6.  ‘Rest Stop’ to Pass out Free Needles to Help Homeless Drug Addicts Shoot More Drugs
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Sunday, April 7, 2024
April 7, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:59 PM :: 1004 Views
  1. Road to rebuilding Lahaina paved with obstructions
  2. SB3196: Gun Control Bill Dead for Session
  3. How to Nurse Hawaii Back to Good Health
  4. Trask: UH Regents Shakeup May Profit OHA
  5. Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
  6. The Passthrough Entity Problem
  7. EPA Orders Hawaii County to Upgrade Sewage Treatment Systems
  8. Hawaiian Electric Cracks Down on Useless Solar Production
  9. Council Pay Hikes:  Waters copies Hanabusa
  10. Conservative Hawaii emerges, bucks pot legalization
  11. Big power supply problems continue to plague Hawaii island
  12. Lahaina Fire: Lawyers and Insurance Companies Point To One Termite-Damaged Utility Pole
  13. Mercado Kim Gives Brennon Morioka Authority over UH Construction
  14. Vacation rentals bill blasted: Commissioners get an earful over proposed TAR regulations
  15. Amid cost of living concerns, consumers in Hawaii find food prices differ widely by location
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Saturday, April 6, 2024
April 6, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:49 PM :: 964 Views
  1. Judge Dismisses Claims: State cannot be Sued in Federal Court over Lahaina Fire
  2. 229 Candidates Pull Papers Statewide
  3. HB1595: Mass expungement of 50,000 criminal records in Hawaii
  4. Honolulu City Council member introduces resolutions to address controversial pay raises
  5. Lesbian Liquor commissioner resigns after alleged drunken confrontation at Playbar Waikiki
  6. Child Suffers for 17 Years Because Addicts Are Not Forcibly Incarcerated in Treatment Facilities
  7. Eight Months Later--Kahului Housing Project For 500 Fire Survivors Finally Opens
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Friday, April 5, 2024
April 5, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:00 PM :: 1459 Views
  1. Studies show Hawaii was correct to pass on dangerous marijuana legalization
  2. Ministry of Truth: Hawaii Lawmakers Call for Set Standards for Ethical News Sources
  3. Lahaina Fire Solution: A Rate Hike, of Course
  4. Rabbi likely to win bias suit against Hawaii County
  5. 4,000 Flee Maui--Lahaina emergency proclamation causing more homelessness
  6. Architect Laurel Mau Testifies In Bribery Trial About Abrupt Firing From Mitsunaga & Associates
  7. Ex-HPD officer pleads guilty to child sex assault, pimping
  8. Hawaii's Top Court Says A Fetus Is Not A Person
  9. Under legislative proposal, thousands of Hawaii drivers would have to buy more insurance
  10. DHHL Land Buys: $600M will be encumbered by June 30
  11. Same-sex marriage bill remains alive
  12. Drug-use linked to crime, homelessness in the islands
  13. Column: Change isles’ licensing policy to keep mental health clinicians
  14. Public Utilities Commission Increases Transparency
  15. NIMBY News: Opponents Of Kauai Hydro Plan Drop Lawsuit But Project Is Still In Limbo
  16. NIMBY News: A Project Aimed At Helping Upcountry Maui's Water Shortages Is Getting Pushback From Residents
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Thursday, April 4, 2024
April 4, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:19 PM :: 1003 Views
  1. The Secret History of the Mercado Kim Crime Family
  2. DLNR Now Charging $1 to Use Ocean
  3. HONU Housing Less Than One Homeless Per Day
  4. How to revive Hawaii’s downtown centers
  5. Lahaina: 500 Properties Cleared, Zero Building Permits Issued
  6. After controversial raises, voters may get a chance to weigh in on Council salary hikes
  7. Longer council terms rejected following robust criticism
  8. Marijuana decriminalization bill advances after pot legalization bill dies
  9. More on the 2012 assault of event promoter Michael Galmiche
  10. Discrimination Suit Against Kauai Police Chief Dismissed, Captain Forced To Retire
  11. Questions swirl over whether wildfire relief aid will pay tab for Maui mayor’s enhanced security
  12. Garbage News: City Points to Waipio Peninsula to Justify Extending Use of Waimanalo Gulch
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Wednesday, April 3, 2024
April 3, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:02 PM :: 1942 Views
  1. Hawaii 2nd Highest State Tax Burden
  2. Gabbard Claims she Rejected RFK's Vice-Presidency
  3. SB2335: Recreational Marijuana Bill Appears Dead for Session
  4. EXTENDED AGAIN: Applicants Wanted for State Ethics Commission
  5. How HPD and HFP Made Miske Fireworks Investigation Go Away
  6. After Kaneshiro-Mitsunaga trials, Is Wheat Finished With Hawaii’s Political Criminals?
  7. Only 21 Accept Lahaina ‘Ohana Fund’ Settlement Offer
  8. Bill aims to exempt private practice physicians from GET
  9. Your Electric Bill Could Be Going Up 5% To Help HECO Pretend to Pay For Wildfire Prevention
  10. UH Regents Are Stepping Up The Search For A New President
  11. HB2802: Lock Gay Marriage into State Constitution
  12. Hawaii Lawmakers Move to Ban Ammo Sales to those Under 21
  13. Hawaii Senate bill targets outdated emergency communication control, stirs debate
  14. Queen's completes purchase of Wahiawa General Hospital
  15. Flacking for latest CNHA Scheme, Council Grills Kapiolani Park Preservation Society
  16. Guilty plea expected in pandemic benefits theft case
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Tuesday, April 2, 2024
April 2, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:37 PM :: 3418 Views
  1. Twenty States Ask SCOTUS to Stop Hawaii Supreme Court from Dictating US Energy Policy
  2. Concealed Carry Win on Big Island
  3. How OHA Affects All People
  4. Lahaina Fire: COFA Citizens may now Apply for FEMA Aid
  5. High Fives And Hugs: Witness Describes Friendly Relationship Between Mike Miske And HPD Officers
  6. Navy Whistleblower Pursued Fraud Case Against Red Hill Contractors, Unsealed Documents Show
  7. Eminent Domain News: Green Will Take ‘Unilateral Action’ To Install ‘Venice of the Pacific’ Tourist Water Feature
  8. As deadline looms, lawmakers evaluating best use of limited money for tax breaks
  9. SB3202: Housing density bill curtailed
  10. Hawaii County Council Vice Chair Against Surprise Name Change for Island
  11. GPS data to be presented at trial will show officers drove past crash scene after pursuit, records reveal
  12. Honolulu Short 437 Officers
  13. ACLU: State Supreme Court helps us turn Honolulu into one Gigantic Festering Homeless Tent City
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