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Tuesday, October 31, 2017
October 31, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:51 PM :: 3531 Views
  1. Poll: Ige 47% Approval
  2. HR3990: Congress Moves to Limit Presidential Monument Authority
  3. Congress to Investigate Lack of VA Care in Pacific Island Territories
  4. Getting Tired? Only Six States Join Chin Suit vs Trump Travel Ban 3.0
  5. Spam, Mac Nuts, Liquor: Legislatively-Sponsored Crime Wave Hits Stores
  6. With Our High Cost Of Living, Plantation Days Don’t Seem So Long Ago
  7. PUC: Use GEMS Funds to Pay Down Loan
  8. Ballard to be sworn in Wednesday as HPD chief
  9. A Look At The Business Execs Up For Seats On Honolulu Police Commission
  10. Lawmaker wants audit of airport hangar project
  11. DoH Red Tape Holds up New Dialysis Clinics for Three Years
  12. Indian Tribe Operative Esther Kiaaina to Run for OHA
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Monday, October 30, 2017
October 30, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:03 PM :: 3326 Views
  1. Hurricane? FEMA has a Plan for Hawaii and You Can See it Here
  2. Hawaii One of Only Four States to Ban Tasers
  3. AG Chin: Constitution Dictates Mandatory Gay Cakes
  4. Ige vs Tent Cities: Bum Control to be 'Highest Priority'
  5. Best Small Cities: Waipahu Worse Than Gary, Indiana?
  6. Affordable Housing: Politicians are All Talk
  7. DoE SPED ‘A Hollow Effort’
  8. Doctors At UH Hyperbaric Facility Complained Months Before It Shut Down
  9. Kauai Doctor Suing for OTC Abortion Pill Doesn’t Provide it Himself
  10. Eco-Lawyers Use Kauai Whale Stranding to Blame Military Even As They Acknowledge They Have No Evidence
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Sunday, October 29, 2017
October 29, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:14 PM :: 3942 Views
  1. Tax Conference 2017: Hawaii’s Taxes, from the Outside Looking In
  2. Brian Schatz wants to put you on Medicaid
  3. Karma: Supreme Court Aquarium Ruling may apply to Dive Tour Operators
  4. Should Surfrider be Licensed to Pass Out Property Tax Exemptions?
  5. Audit: City Loses $36.5M by Not Recycling Paper and Plastic into Electricity
  6. State’s Hyperbaric Treatment Center to remain closed through November
  7. Walter Ritte Launches Yet Another Campaign to Seize Control of Molokai Ranch
  8. HPD Needs a Butt-Kicker, not a ‘Healer’
  9. Chin treating national security as political football
  10. Borreca: LG Race is Boring
  11. Isle lawmakers search for way to collect taxes from Airbnb
  12. Maui: 69% Property tax Hike for TVRs
  13. Waikiki: Crazy Out of Control Homeless Screaming at Top of Lungs Pain Tourism Industry
  14. Marijuana – Cannabis Word Game Part of Dispensaries' Money-Making Scheme
  15. UH Needs More Rape Hysteria
  16. Compact migrants to be counted
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Saturday, October 28, 2017
October 28, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:44 PM :: 5014 Views
  1. Audit: New Clause in Union Contract Boosts Overtime 50%
  2. Judge Invalidates Aquarium Collectors Permits
  3. Fitch Upgrades Airports Division Based on Island Air Growth Expectations
  4. Kealoha Hires Former Meth Dealer to Represent Him in Court
  5. Former cop with ties to Kealoha investigation charged in DUI case
  6. Ige taps Kim to lead working group on Mauna Kea peace monument
  7. Anti-Telescope Protesters Arrested at BLNR Meeting 
  8. Three Candidates for Kauai Mayor
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Friday, October 27, 2017
October 27, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:39 PM :: 3783 Views
  1. Corporate Taxes -- Hawaii Ranks 14th
  2. Gun Mounted Video? HPD Already Saying 'No'
  3. Right tools can dig us out of pension debt
  4. Jim Dooley on CIU: Secrecy, Unwavering Loyalty A Recipe For Police Corruption
  5. Lawyers call for review of cases handled by indicted HPD officers, deputy prosecutor
  6. Ige Campaign Themes Hard to Pinpoint
  7. Four Years of Disruption Coming as Rail work kicks off airport leg
  8. City Council: It's time to get a handle on illegal vacation rentals
  9. 9.4 percent of Hawaii residents are part of the state Employees’ Retirement System
  10. Kihei Homeless Live in massive illegal dumping ground—Refuse Shelter
  11. Hawaii energy stakeholders raise some concerns over new solar credit programs
  12. Star-Advertiser Employees Rally To Protest Layoffs
  13. DLNR Harassment, $10K Fine Shut Down Swim Races in Kailua Kona
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Thursday, October 26, 2017
October 26, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:21 PM :: 5159 Views
  1. Unanimous Police Commission Names Maj. Susan Ballard HPD Chief
  2. House Speaker and Senate President Name Appointees to HART Board
  3. What Can You Learn from CNHA Failure?
  4. HTA: Visitor Spending and Arrivals up Again
  5. $685K Stolen from Marshall Islands Trust Fund
  6. Mike Huckabee Headlines Hawaii Republican Rally
  7. IRS Admits Harassment of Maui TEA Party Group, Apologizes
  8. Kauai mayor announces bid for lieutenant governor
  9. Kihei Rep Kaniela Ing to Run for Congress in Honolulu
  10. Feds: Bogus Police Report Helped Kealohas Get Hawaii Kai home
  11. Maui TVR Tax Hike 22%
  12. Distracted walking law creates Pretext for ID Check
  13. Kakaako: Tweekers Take over Entire Block of Parking Spaces Because Nobody Will Tow ‘their ‘Junk Cars
  14. City projects mark 1 year of housing homeless families
  15. A rather sad “like father, like son” story
  16. Lab Report: Hawaii Marijuana ‘Super Dirty’ Drenched in Pesticides, Carcinogens
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Wednesday, October 25, 2017
October 25, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:49 PM :: 5502 Views
  1. F is for Fail: 2017 Honolulu Small Business Friendliness
  2. Supreme Court Dismisses Hawaii Lawsuit Against Trump Travel Ban 2.0
  3. North Korea Disaster Preparedness Community Meeting
  4. How HPD CIU Links Mafia Directly to Police Chief
  5. Next Chief? Maj Ballard Makes Plan to Hire Friends at HPD
  6. Next Chief? Retired Assistant Chief Kevin Lima will Push Back Against ‘Negative Media’:
  7. HPD finalist under fire from Texas police union
  8. Council Rejects Tent Cities, But Still Intent on Repeating Portland and Seattle’s Stupidities
  9. 500 Homeless Youth in Waikiki
  10. Charlotte NC Homeless Man and Dog to be Flown to Hawaii One Way
  11. New city proposals to legalize certain vacation rentals, and crackdown on scofflaws
  12. Ritte Thugs Want DLNR to Give Them Control of Molokai Fishing
  13. Peter Boy's mother to remain a free woman after probation violations
  14. Hawaii Democrats Accomplish So Little
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Tuesday, October 24, 2017
October 24, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:54 PM :: 6559 Views
  1. The Coming Transit Apocalypse
  2. Rail Plan B: FTA Contradicts Caldwell
  3. UH: Permafrost Discovered in Hawaii--Proves Global Warming is Real
  4. Willes Lee Reelected President of National Federation of Republican Assemblies
  5. 13 Years of Silence: Did House Speaker Scott Saiki Cover Up Kealoha Theft of $167K from Orphans?
  6. Nobody in Hawaii’s Political Class Did ANYTHING to Stop Kealohas
  7. Honolulu Police Comm Includes Three People who Wanted to Rehire Kealoha After Charges Were Filed
  8. Long Interviews as Police Comm Seeks Next Kealoha
  9. Honolulu Police Officer in court for federal wire fraud
  10. What about the Criminal Intelligence Unit?
  11. Experts: Criminal case against former HPD chief, wife could bolster civil suits against city
  12. HART, Caldwell Already Creating Excuses for Next Rail Tax Hike
  13. Tsutsui move opens up mayoral race—Ing to Run for Congress?
  14. Police Slow to Respond as Abusers Harass Big Island Domestic Violence Shelter
  15. Do-Nothing Big Island Ethics Comm ‘Should Just Resign’
  16. Meth Addicts Ousted from Freeway Underpass: Only Six Accept Shelter
  17. UH Unable to Maintain Accreditation, State Loses Hyperbaric Chamber
  18. Obvious Futility: Hawaii one of seven U.S. states to not submit bid for Amazon HQ2
  19. Hawaii Emergency Management Agency to meet on Nukes
  20. US appeals Hawaii judge's order blocking newest travel ban
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Monday, October 23, 2017
October 23, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:52 PM :: 8039 Views
  1. CNN’s Zakaria calls for Jones Act repeal as part of Puerto Rico aid package
  2. Study: Timeshares Add $5.3B to Hawaii Economy
  3. Down to Earth, Tulsi Gabbard Cult Tied to $170M Pyramid Scheme
  4. Caldwell Caught in Another Lie--Rail’s ‘Plan B’ not vetted by federal agency
  5. Tainted Pool of Candidates to Replace Kealoha
  6. 180 Tweekers Forced from Under Freeway
  7. Newsflash: Tweekers Don’t Take Good Care of Animals
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Sunday, October 22, 2017
October 22, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:44 PM :: 6629 Views
  1. Hirono: I Was Sexually Harassed by Teachers, Colleagues--"Usually it's the males"
  2. Video: Hysteria Subsides, Lehua Island Rat Eradication Successful
  3. DoTax Leaves Fewer Callers in the Dust
  4. Tsutsui Will not Run for Maui Mayor, Will not Resign as LG 
  5. Unimpressive Ige: Many lawmakers regard him with open contempt
  6. Carvalho to Run for Lt Gov
  7. Kealoha told HPD if he could do it, they could too … and then he taught them how
  8. Rush Job: Council will Have Caldwell’s Hand-Picked Police Commissioners in Place by Nov 1
  9. Same Police Comm is About to Pick the Next Kealoha
  10. Next Telescope Appeal Due Nov 3
  11. Lawmakers press home lands agency to create housing
  12. Rep Nakamura: Only Mental Health Intervention Can Stop Mass Shootings Before They Happen
  13. Developer Fled Hawaii in 1998—Never Looked Back
  14. Law Creates State-Sponsored Marijuana Oligopoly
  15. Jones Act: Keep afloat or let it sink?
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Saturday, October 21, 2017
October 21, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:42 PM :: 4499 Views
  1. Feds: Kealoha Stole $167K from Orphans
  2. UPDATE: OHA Trustees Reject CNHA Grab for Charter School Funds
  3. Kaneshiro Kept Kealoha on as Prosecutor—Now Her Cases Will be Challenged--100s of Repeat Felons May Walk Free
  4. AG Chin: Trump OK to Ban Venezuela, N Korea--I’m Just Here to Help Get More Muslims into USA
  5. Trump Reforms Obamacare but Prepaid Will Save HMSA/Kaiser Duopoly from Most Competition
  6. How did Hawaii's hepatitis A outbreak compare to San Diego's?
  7. Battery Schemes: PUC expands opportunities for Money Transfer to Elon Musk
  8. Embezzlement cases show limits of trust
  9. SHOPO Chief: Kealoha case is "unfortunate" and "heartbreaking"
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Friday, October 20, 2017
October 20, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:21 PM :: 4547 Views
  1. Caldwell Flees State as Ex-Chief is Arrested
  2. Letter to House Speaker: Legislator Assaults Oahu Democrat Official After Complaint over Misappropriation of Funds
  3. Hawaii #1 for Road Rage
  4. Hawaii AG Joins Call for Large Capacity Ammo Ban
  5. Government is making a mess of Honolulu's Kakaako Waterfront Park
  6. Finally: Former Honolulu Police Chief And Prosecutor Wife Arrested
  7. To Hide More Cost Overruns, HART Killed $1.4B Procurement Just Before Special Session—Will Delay Two More Years
  8. Doug Chin Sure Sounds Like He Might Run For Congress
  9. GOP Rep. Andria Tupola To Run For Hawaii Governor
  10. Can You Act? More Taxpayer Money to be Given to Fake Tech ‘Entrepreneurs’
  11. Medicare, Medicaid: Homeless Ambulance Rides Rack up $89.4M in Charges
  12. Useless as an Excuse to Avoid Shelter, Nimitz viaduct homeless suddenly give up dozens of ‘pets’
  13. 40% of Hawaii Children Traumatized 
  14. Search for Hawaii County Mass Transit chief continues in Wake of Hurricane Kenoi
  15. ‘Complete Streets’ -- Caldwell Announces Plan to Increase Traffic Jams in Waipahu, Ewa
  16. AP, Enviros Sense New Opportunity to Attack Hawaii Fishing Fleet
  17. Did the Great Māhele Do More Good Than Harm?
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Thursday, October 19, 2017
October 19, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:32 PM :: 3353 Views
  1. Moody's: Hawaii has Already Collected the Taxes for Next Recession
  2. Caldwell announces nominees to Honolulu Police Commission
  3. Caldwell signs bills creating Waikīkī Transportation Management Special Improvement District
  4. VIDEO: PBS Insights Debates Jones Act
  5. Star-Adv: Kealohas to be Indicted Today
  6. FBI Searches Home of Former Chief as Caldwell Preps Nominees to Name Successor
  7. SHOPO: Police Corruption ‘Starts at the Top’
  8. Kauai County considers 0.5% GE Tax hike
  9. Audit airport hangar project
  10. Former worker slaps Maui county with $1.63M discrimination suit
  11. Hawaii County to Seek New HR Director: Last One Quit After Kenoi Hiring Scam Exposed
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Wednesday, October 18, 2017
October 18, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:02 PM :: 5286 Views
  1. Rep Andria Tupola to Host Hawaii Tax Conference
  2. Who's Squandering Your Money at OHA?
  3. Hawaii AG Sues Feds for Records on Deportations of Illegals
  4. Business Taxes: Hawaii Ranks 27th
  5. ‘Con-Artist’ OHA and HART Auditor Gets 20 Year Prison Sentence
  6. Embezzlement?  Homosexuals Accuse chief investigator for Office of Disciplinary Counsel
  7. Caldwell: I have Two Secret Nominees Lined up to Stack Police Commission
  8. Top police chief candidate defends integrity after criminal trial 24 years ago
  9. Third HPD officer charged in federal public corruption scandal linked to Kealoha
  10. Democrat Voters to be Punished for Electing Officeholders who Raise State and Local Taxes
  11. Discussions underway over where Trump should stay during Oahu visit – Maoists and Democrats Hoping for Waikiki
  12. Hawaii Is Still Falling Short In Its Inspections Of Health Care Facilities
  13. Soft on Crime: “He gets into trouble anytime he’s not in prison”
  14. Hawaii’s missile defense urged as North Korean threat persists
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Tuesday, October 17, 2017
October 17, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:25 PM :: 3512 Views
  1. Hawaii Judge Blocks Trump’s New Travel Ban. Again.
  2. Video: Kelii Akina on The State of Racial Harmony in Hawaii
  3. Quality of Life? Honolulu Ranks 18th
  4. Kealohas Named Among Six Co-Conspirators in Indictment
  5. HPD Chief?  U.S. Attorneys had a policy of not using Thomas Aiu as a witness in any criminal cases
  6. Maui: Electric Bills Spike $9 as Ratepayers Are Forced to Buy More Overpriced Wind Energy
  7. Pro-Rail Groups Spent $200K Lobbying Special Session
  8. Hawaii must fix Dams
  9. Nimitz Homeless Drug Addicts Run Illegal Gambling ‘Red Room’, Pile Garbage 10 Feet Deep
  10. Can Oahu’s Kahauiki Plantation Be Replicated on Other Islands?
  11. State: Homeless Tent Cities are not the Solution
  12. Insights on PBS Hawaii--The Jones Act
  13. Trump to visit Arizona Memorial next month
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Monday, October 16, 2017
October 16, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:29 PM :: 3346 Views
  1. Crooks and Cronies: Who’s Getting Paid from the FY 2016-17 OHA Check Register
  2. FBI arrests retired HPD major, police officer linked to alleged corruption investigation involving Kealohas
  3. New HMSA rules cut back women’s cancer screenings
  4. Civil Beat Mentions Kawananakoa Married to transsexual
  5. HTA Pays to Mail Homeless Back to mainland
  6. Global Warmers Upset You aren’t Taking Hawaii Climate Commission Seriously
  7. Bloomberg: For Puerto Rico's Sake, Scrap the Jones Act
  8. Guam: This is the Time to Push for Jones Act Exemption
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Sunday, October 15, 2017
October 15, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:21 PM :: 4094 Views
  1. Incentives for Retirement Savings
  2. Cayetano Endorses Hanabusa for Governor
  3. Council has plenty more vices in its long reach
  4. Hawaii could face the same winds of scorn that hit Puerto Rico
  5. Borreca: Hawaii Really Shouldn’t Bother With Disaster Preparedness
  6. Hawaii investors least interested in cryptocurrencies
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Saturday, October 14, 2017
October 14, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:49 PM :: 3843 Views
  1. Fuchigami Taking over from Ige's Chief of Staff? – That’s What the State Constitution Says 
  2. Hawaii politicians missing the boat on Jones Act reform
  3. Rep Andria Tupola to Host Hawaii Tax Conference
  4. Can Hawaii AG Help Muslims Obtain US Classified Info?
  5. Nobody Buying Attempt to Equate Japanese Internment with Arrest of Muslims
  6. Secret Public-Private Hawaii Energy Group is Plotting Our Future
  7. Anti-Pesticide Activists Spread Rat Lungworm
  8. State to clean up, fence off area under Nimitz Hwy. viaduct
  9. Plan for homeless camp in Kona moves forward
  10. BLNR Fines Family $75K for Saving House
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Friday, October 13, 2017
October 13, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:45 PM :: 4861 Views
  1. Kiplinger: Hawaii Taxes 7th Highest in USA
  2. Failing Upwards: Ige Promotes HDOT Boss Fuchigami
  3. Workers Protest as Star-Adv lays off 25% of Newsroom
  4. When Caldwell sees how the votes fall he will make the necessary appointments to get the Chief he wants. 
  5. Obstruction of Justice? Arakawa Allegedly Asked Nonprofits Not to Cooperate with CSC Investigation 
  6. Without Felix Consent Decree, DoE Mental Health Care Slips
  7. Their Energy, Your Green: MECO is proposing 9.3 percent rate hike
  8. Damage left by Homeless Meth Addicts at Kakaako park is worse than expected
  9. Oahu Sites Identified for Massive Festering Homeless Tent Cities 
  10. After 250 Visits, Street Psychiatrists Finally Get One Schizoid Homeless Person to Accept Treatment and Shelter
  11. Huge Packages: 33% Raise Coming for Some Hawaii County Officials?
  12. Illegal Red Placard Vendor Keeps Selling at North Shore Shopping Plaza Tied to Mrs Brian Schatz
  13. Fire code issues keep school auditorium largely idle despite $15 million upgrade
  14. Nanny State Regulation
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Thursday, October 12, 2017
October 12, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:08 PM :: 3120 Views
  1. Hawaii AG Obstructs Requests on How Much Taxpayer Funds Are Being Spent Fighting Trump’s Travel Ban
  2. State of Hawaii Auditing OHA
  3. USNWR: Best States? Hawaii Ranks 27th
  4. Best Colleges? UH Manoa Ranks 484th -- UH Hilo 729th
  5. State and Local Taxation Per Capita: Hawaii Takes $5,705
  6. Islandwide Sit-Lie Ban Part of Trick to Create Massive Festering Homeless Tent Cities All Over Oahu
  7. Will Harry Kim get land for Homeless Tent City?
  8. Most of Hawaii's homeless students aren't actually living on the streets
  9. Arakawa to be fined $2000 for Buying Goodwill?
  10. Honolulu City Clerk Wants Big Increase In Price Of Voter Data
  11. Trump's Latest Travel Ban Could Be the Toughest to Challenge
  12. How Two Decades of Kauai Anti-GMO Ignorance Shaped Obama Admin Policy
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Wednesday, October 11, 2017
October 11, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:53 PM :: 3217 Views
  1. SCOTUS Backs Trump, Dismisses Travel Ban Challenge
  2. Chin, Muslims Sue to Block Travel Ban 3.0
  3. Recent Federal Court Ruling Affects Hawaii Tip Credit
  4. How Resignation, Recusal Allow Caldwell to Pick Next HPD Chief
  5. Medicaid: Ige Claims Cost not Soaring
  6. Same Homeless Person Interviewed Again and Again over the Years
  7. Exhausted from Hours of Drinking and Eating, Homeless Woman Slashed by Meth Addict
  8. BLNR to Impose $10K fine for Swimming without a Permit?
  9. Hawaii Hurricane Preparedness is ‘Mostly a Joke’
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Tuesday, October 10, 2017
October 10, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:37 PM :: 3592 Views
  1. The Atlantic: Aloha Tower Deal Makes HPU Poster Child for College Debt
  2. Jones Act industry anxiety increases with Hurricane waivers
  3. Ominous UH email: 'In the event of a nuclear attack'
  4. Mayor calls for police panel chairman’s recusal from chief selection
  5. BoE: Stop Faking Student Success Indicator
  6. Homeless Tweekers Rip up $500K worth of Electric Lines to Plug in Their Air Conditioners
  7. City prosecutor: Judge was wrong to release ex-con accused of attempted murder
  8. Convictions of 2 accused pimps reinstated after case is thrown out
  9. Bill 80: Make a Payoff to Surfrider, Get a Tax Credit
  10. How HDOT Insiders Steer Contracts to Roberts Hawaii
  11. Hawaii Renewable Energy Standards A Shell Game
  12. Green Energy Schemers Pushing New ‘Profit-Sharing’ Scam
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Monday, October 9, 2017
October 9, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:51 PM :: 3369 Views
  1. Campaign Contributions, Financial Disclosure Tie Rep Beth Fukumoto to Alleged Ponzi Scheme
  2. Honolulu Rail Deal Fallout: Neighbor Islands Want A More Open Legislature
  3. Kakaako Sweep: 32 Homeless Forced to Accept Shelter
  4. Could the rail project bring more affordable housing?
  5. Legislators Plan more Gun Control Bills Next Session
  6. Pearl Harbor shipyard is Navy’s most backlogged
  7. USA Today: Save Puerto Rico from crippling Jones Act
  8. Crooked European Prosecutor Uses Omidyar as Spy
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Sunday, October 8, 2017
October 8, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:58 PM :: 4128 Views
  1. If You're Still Paying Use Tax on Amazon Purchases—Stop
  2. Protest OHA Giving CNHA $1.5M Hawaii Charter School Funds
  3. Borreca: Exploit the Homeless to Get Hanabusa Elected
  4. Caldwell Screws up Again: Lapsed housing funds fuel despair
  5. Campaign Spending Commission investigates Maui mayor's spending
  6. OK Now We Admit Medical Marijuana is Fake, so now lets just go for Full Legalization
  7. Squatters Paradise:  Review of Sheriffs Favoritism Blocks Big Island Evictions for Two Years
  8. Structures once intended for tsunami survivors help homeless Hawaii families
  9. No Tents: Is Harry Kim Wising Up?
  10. Maui Hospital: Is 100 Days Enough to Overcome Decades of HGEA-UPW Decrepitude?
  11. Declining Men's Salaries Bring Gender Equity Closer
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Saturday, October 7, 2017
October 7, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:30 PM :: 4372 Views
  1. Hawaii: Median Family Spends 6.8 years income to buy median home
  2. Honolulu Boondoggle Recovery Plan
  3. Promise Kept: Trump Administration Protects Americans’ Religious Freedom
  4. Jones Act industry dirty tricks sabotage Hawaii poll
  5. Jones Act Lobby: Ten Days is all Puerto Rico Should Get
  6. Transit Ridership is Declining–So Why Pay Transit CEOs So Much Money?
  7. Sword Hid Relationship to Aiu from Police Commission
  8. Kakaako: Homelessness as a tool for Bureaucratic Empire Building
  9. Like Rats in a Maze: Legislators, Councilmembers Continue to Push for Massive Festering Homeless Tent Cities Everywhere
  10. $160M Property Tax Hike Coming thanks to ‘rail recovery plan’
  11. ‘Food Evolution’ screening benefits Waimea High
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Friday, October 6, 2017
October 6, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:34 PM :: 3355 Views
  1. Trump Asks Supreme Court to Dismiss Travel Ban Cases--Chin Asks Court to Expand Case to Cover Travel Ban 3.0
  2. RU486: ACLU Chooses Hawaii to Launch Abortion Drug Litigation
  3. AG: 1156 Backlogged Rape Kits Tested so Far
  4. Free Rein for Choppers Drives Park Enthusiasts to Court
  5. DoE in Action: Calls Cops on 9-year-old
  6. Conflict may force police panel leader to sit out chief vote
  7. Another “cart before the horse” moment for rail
  8. Tuition Hikes: UH Spends $25.7M on Travel
  9. Mainland Jones Act Industry Stacks PBN Jones Act Survey
  10. Wespac: Congressman Was Wrong About Lobbying
  11. Green Energy Scammers Still Hoping to Scoop Megabucks from DoD Budget
  12. DHHL Star-Adv Pushing Rentals (again)
  13. Prescribing Hope: Meds for Mentally Ill Homeless in Hawaii
  14. Homeless winning fight for beachfront property
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Thursday, October 5, 2017
October 5, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:00 PM :: 4118 Views
  1. Endgame: Telescope Protesters Shift focus to Sublease
  2. Honolulu Neighborhood Boards: 30 Vacant Seats Available
  3. City now accepting Grants in Aid applications
  4. Our Revolution: Bernie Sanders Group Calls on Congress to Extend Jones Act Exemption for Puerto Rico
  5. Cost of Living: Honolulu adjusted salaries lowest in USA
  6. Hirono: Trump Nominees Not Gay Enough
  7. Overtime Costs Jump 12% for Honolulu City Government
  8. Democrats Punish Rep Cindy Evans for Voting Against Rail Tax Hikes
  9. Attorneys accuse Kawananakoa's ‘wife’ of taking money from $200M fortune
  10. Chief? Public Input Favors Retired HPD Major Kendro
  11. Homeless do $500K Damage to Kakaako Park
  12. The Jones Act is crony capitalism at its worst and congress must repeal
  13. After Lobbying for Three Years, University of Hawaii actually has to Accomplish Something Now
  14. Some Muslims Consider Leaving Hawaii
  15. HSTA Member Indicted for Child Sex Assault
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Wednesday, October 4, 2017
October 4, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:50 PM :: 3266 Views
  1. Video: Running for Governor, Rep Andria Tupola Rallies Supporters in Waianae
  2. Survey: Over 80% of Hawaii Residents want Jones Act Repeal or Reform
  3. State Climate Change Adaptation Commission to Meet in Doomed Oceanfront Hotel
  4. More Shifting Numbers: Now City Claims Rail plan is $214M Short
  5. Candidates for HPD chief to detail their visions and qualifications
  6. Fail: Ige touts homeless successes — in park to be closed because of homeless crisis
  7. Illegal Hiring Practices: Kenoi Cronies fear Tidal Wave of Lawsuits
  8. Sister-Isle Councils: Sunshine Law Must Apply to Legislature
  9. Maui Survey: Repeal Obamacare 66.6%
  10. Here's another chapter of "Getting Around":
  11. Jones Act unfairly hurts Hawaii while jeopardizing security of U.S.
  12. Guam: Chamorro Tribal status resolution raises concerns
  13. Guam: 16 Homosexual Child Molesters
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Tuesday, October 3, 2017
October 3, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:29 PM :: 4951 Views
  1. Oahu Circuit: Public Comment on Judicial Nominees for Four Positions
  2. Open Access for Broken Trust Book
  3. Best Cities for Disabled? -- Honolulu Ranks 62nd
  4. Fastest Growing? Honolulu Ranks 333rd
  5. Hawaii Joins States with Highest-Rated Health Insurance Plans
  6. Abigail Kawananakoa Marries Transsexual Partner
  7. Surveys: Majority in Hawaii Want to Dump Jones Act
  8. Overrun with Homeless, Kakaako Park to Close
  9. Special Interests Spend Big On Their Lobbyists
  10. State eyes hike to well permit fees
  11. USDA: Hawaii has Lowest Rate of ‘Food Insecurity’ in USA
  12. Star-Adv: Matayoshi’s work on AP Classes Paying Off
  13. Move to Hawaii, Become Less Racist
  14. ACLU Chooses Hawaii to Launch Litigation for Mandatory Abortion Pills Nationwide
  15. Former Hawaii resident shot twice, describes horror of mass shooting in Las Vegas
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Monday, October 2, 2017
October 2, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:29 PM :: 3516 Views
  1. Cultural Nationalism vs Technical Progress: Telescope Protesters Make More Cash Demands
  2. Two HPD Chief Nominees Sued: Cover up Manslaughter, Excessive Force
  3. Accountable, Affordable, Accessible: House Republican Caucus 2018 Bill Package
  4. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted October 2, 2017
  5. UPW to Blame: OCCC Inmates Attack Guards After Dozens Call in ‘Sick’
  6. The Disturbing State Of Mental Health Care In Hawaii’s Prisons
  7. Man arrested after Waipahu standoff was on leave from job as prison guard
  8. Nursing Home Inspections: DoH Fails 61% of Time—Loses Federal Funds
  9. Hawaii DOT proposing to hike harbor dockage, cruise passenger fees
  10. With thousands of Hawaiians waiting, Home Lands agency produced no homes—Sits on $30M in Fed Funds
  11. Airport corporation plan still supported
  12. BoE; We’re Making up Kishimoto Evaluations as we go Along
  13. Honolulu Zoo: How Long Will New Director Last?
  14. 894 Registered Lobbyists in Hawaii
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Sunday, October 1, 2017
October 1, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:43 PM :: 5034 Views
  1. Fritz v. Department of Taxation, and Why You Should Care
  2. Crooked Former Sheriff Chairs Hanabusa Campaign
  3. Star-Adv: Caldwell’s Horrendous Mismanagement of Homeless Crisis
  4. Unfathomable city bungling costs millions for housing, puts services at risk
  5. Kauai County Council Discusses Creation of Massive Festering Homeless Tent City as Homeless Dude Cracks Whip
  6. 20% of Big Island Sex Offenders ‘Non-Compliant’
  7. Maui County auditor in Hawaii said finance director misused credit card
  8. Telescope: Cultural Nationalism vs Progress
  9. Gabbard Bill Would Ban All Gasoline, Diesel Vehicles in USA
  10. GOP Plan: Make it Harder for Democrat States to Raise Taxes
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