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Sunday, March 31, 2024
March 31, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:11 PM :: 1198 Views
  1. Hawaii Legislators Proclaim Easter Sunday to be 'Transgender Day of Visibility'
  2. Eight Parties on Hawaii Ballot--but Democrats Challenge Kennedy's 'We The People'
  3. GET on Health Care, Revisited
  4. The impressive journey of ‘Jonathan Gullible’
  5. Crucial housing, healthcare bills still very much alive at Legislature 
  6. Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
  7. Tulsi for VP? One Down, One to Go
  8. With CNHA Moving on to Lahaina Schemes, HTA gets Legislative Support Again
  9. Maui's doctor shortage crisis: Physicians rally to eliminate tax burden
  10. Big rent-to-own housing push by DHHL
  11.  ‘Resident-preference’ housing measure is for show only
  12. Now Chinese migrants are sneaking onto Guam
  13. Hawaii County Council – Longer terms of Office?
  14. Prosecutors are slowly moving the Miske case forward
  15. Could power go out at Merrie Monarch Festival?
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Saturday, March 30, 2024
March 30, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:16 PM :: 1157 Views
  1. Stop Big Oil Suit: Did Hawaii's Hyper-Ideological Supreme Court Blow It?
  2. 216 Candidates Pull Papers Statewide
  3. Court documents reveal murdered youth gang ‘counselor’ was allegedly involved in drug ring
  4. Honolulu Council Chair Tommy Waters to reject 3% raise
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Friday, March 29, 2024
March 29, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:53 PM :: 2547 Views
  1. Hawaii's Good Friday Holiday - What's Up With That?
  2. Aloha Stadium Bidding Limited to Two Gangs of Insiders
  3. Senate WAM Approves Budget
  4. Criminal Escapes Kauai Jail, Dead After Run Over by Car 
  5. Applicants Sought to Fill Vacancies on the Disciplinary Board of the Hawaiʻi Supreme Court
  6. Recktenwald Appoints Michelle N. Comeau Oahu District Judge
  7. OIP Director Leaving Office
  8. DoD Returns Red Hill Control to US Navy
  9. Maui facing suicides, exodus amidst housing struggle
  10. Maui's Housing Crisis Only Got Worse After The Fires. Will This New Department Help?  (CLUE: ‘No’)
  11. Rich Landowners Destroy Historic Buildings Because State Historic Preservation Division Too Busy Blocking Affordable Housing
  12. Emails At Bribery Trial Show Alleged 'Courtship' Between Mitsunaga And Kaneshiro Reps
  13. HECO could be fined for power outages in Mililani meant to prevent wildfires
  14. Lawmakers push for bill that would privatize public boat harbors like the Ala Wai
  15. Hawaiian and Alaska Airlines create timing agreement regarding merger
  16. Democrats Trying to Keep Kennedy off ballot
  17. LOL! Senators Want ‘Media Council’ to Name ‘Approved’ Journalists
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Thursday, March 28, 2024
March 28, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:29 PM :: 1395 Views
  1. A hard look at the root causes of the exodus
  2. Council resolution exemplifies why we still have housing crisis
  3. Green Maui Update: Will not seize TVRs
  4. ‘I hope you die a slow and painful death’--Student 'triggered' by Israeli flags at UH Manoa 
  5. Hawaii #1 for Jaywalking Tickets
  6. Tourism Arrivals and Spending Down
  7. Lahaina Rebuild Still Blocked: “No Permits Until Later this Year”
  8. How Many Miske Codefendants got release from detention after a guilty plea?
  9. What Is The Real Cost Of Affordable Housing In Hawaii?
  10. Hawaii Senate Committee’s Spending Plan Includes Hundreds Of Millions For Maui Fire Costs  
  11. EPA’s integrity is questioned for withholding Red Hill tests
  12. DPP to Replace 30-year old Computer System
  13. Attorney for alleged victim takes stand in bribery trial against former city prosecutor
  14. Mililani residents say their drinking water suddenly looks more like milk
  15. How Much Should People Know About A School's Safety Plan? Officials Are Reluctant To Reveal Too Much
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Wednesday, March 27, 2024
March 27, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:33 PM :: 2102 Views
  1. Exodus to Mainland: State Loses $185M Tax Revenue
  2. SB2845: Ammo Purchase Age Restrictions heading to House Vote
  3. Jones Act reform doesn’t divide neatly along political party lines
  4. Green Appoints Dozens to Powerful State Boards
  5. TRO Denied: Author of Child Sex Change Kidnapping Legalization Bill Plays Victim
  6. Honolulu City Council delays gift ban bill for workers
  7. The Senate Just Killed Green’s Plan For A Climate Fee For Visitors
  8. City Council adopts resolution opposing ‘tiny lots’ bill
  9. ‘Fragile’ health care system on Oahu adds staffing in wake of key ER closure
  10. HECO Mililani blackouts almost daily
  11. Hamakua Energy Plant Fails under Hawaiian Electric Ownership
  12. Hawaii Board Of Education To Get New ‘Leader’ For The Third Time In 2 Years
  13. Rules that help set real estate agent commissions could soon change in Hawaii
  14. Will Maui Council Allow Water Well Drilling Upcountry?
  15. Hilo gun rights advocate George Young dies at 74
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Tuesday, March 26, 2024
March 26, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:56 PM :: 1834 Views
  1. Prince Kuhio's Fight to Americanize Hawaii
  2. HELCO Predicts tight supply of electricity on Hawaii Island Thru April
  3. HGEA Plants Convicted Felon on HLRB
  4. Puna Man Charged with Heinous Abuse of a 2-Year-Old Girl
  5. Bill 121: TVRs to be Banned?
  6. Hawaii Democratic-controlled Senate Committee Passes COS Resolution
  7. Lahaina: 3,280 people still living in hotels with two weeks to go
  8. Proposed Council raises draw public concern
  9. Gay Socialist Teacher Pleads Guilty to Child Molestation
  10. Hawaii AG's Office Explains How It Drafted Marijuana Legalization Bill
  11. How many Criminals are on Electronic Monitoring In Hawaii?
  12. Jury in Kaneshiro bribery case shown cell phone videos of alleged victim being fired
  13. $12.5M settlement reached for victim in near-fatal Makaha crash involving 4 officers
  14. Two Miske co-defendants sentenced following guilty pleas
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Monday, March 25, 2024
March 25, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:04 PM :: 1633 Views
  1. Leaked WPATH Files Expose Medical Malpractice at Global Transgender Healthcare Authority
  2. Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics about Vacation Rentals
  3. DHHL Broken Promises II Premiere and Panel Discussion
  4. Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
  5. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted March 23, 2024
  6. Cost of NIMBYism way too high
  7. Grassroot Institute Bills on the Move
  8. Illegal ‘Straw’ Donations Spotlighted By Mitsunaga Case Are Rarely Prosecuted
  9. Lahaina Fire Subpoenas: Maui County Attorneys Push Back Against AG
  10. Lapsing Date helps Mercado Kim Steer UH Construction Contracts
  11. ‘Social Worker’ Shot in Drug Deal Gone Bad?
  12. Lifelong Criminal Found Dead in Keehi Lagoon--‘accidental’
  13. ‘Safe Space’ draws concerns: Residents, lawmaker worried about impact of homeless camp on Downtown Hilo
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Monday, March 25, 2024
Letters to the Editor March, 2024
By Letters to the Editor @ 12:01 AM :: 4150 Views
  • Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics about Vacation Rentals
  • How One East Hawaii TVR Strangled on Regulations and Fees
  • A monstrosity built with tea leaves and pasted together with poi
  • Punaluu: Abandoned buildings, golf course, and aging sewer treatment plant won’t be fixed
  • Tax Hikes Based on Scorn for Taxpayers
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Sunday, March 24, 2024
March 24, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:35 PM :: 1290 Views
  1. Fear of the Unknown
  2. 201 Candidates Pull Papers Statewide
  3. Lawmakers’ rigged game keeps them cozy and paid
  4. HB2184: Public Corruption a Source of Campaign Funds
  5. Scammers Shudder as State senators target Hawaii’s energy policy agency
  6. The Clock Is Ticking For Hawaii To Waste Its Remaining $400M in Federal Coronavirus Funds
  7. The state’s largest largest daily newspaper fails its first test under new ownership
  8. More examples of Miske’s threats disrupting bidding at a Honolulu auto auction
  9. Housing: Its getting Harder and Harder for Governor to Blame TVRs
  10. Allow more ohana housing to ease crisis
  11. Zoning reform can cure isles’ housing struggles
  12. Lawmakers Need A Better Plan For Figuring Out The Cost Of Legislation
  13. Can state stem condo-insurance crisis?
  14. FAFSA Debacle may dent UH Enrollment
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Saturday, March 23, 2024
March 23, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:58 PM :: 1230 Views
  1. Victory! Honolulu Agrees to Suspend Enforcement of Unconstitutional Ordinance, Saving Local Businesses
  2. Fraud: Another Sovereignty Scammer Pleads Guilty
  3. Hawaii has the Most Long-Tenured Homeowners in the US 
  4. Maui, land of infernal regulations 
  5. Criminal Escapes Kauai Jail, Immediately Gets Run Over by Car 
  6. Amid mounting litigation, Hawaii lawmakers doubt Maui County will take the fall for Hawaiian Electric
  7. EPA calls for mediator at Red Hill community meetings
  8. Speed camera measure fast tracks through Legislature
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Friday, March 22, 2024
March 22, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:51 PM :: 1116 Views
  1. HECO's Secret Wildfire Plan: Congress Demands Answers
  2. Disgraced Mililani Athletic Director Fined $274,500 by Ethics Commission
  3. Mortgage Delinquencies Spike After Lahaina Fires
  4. States Adding the Most Mortgage Debt -- Hawaii Ranks 3rd
  5. Hawaii -- Most Affordable State For Healthcare
  6. Lawmakers consider taking your tax dollars to shield HECO, KSBE from future fire-related suits
  7. PUC Opens Secret Docket on Maui Wildfires--HECO Rejects Plan to depower Lines
  8. Carpenter Media completes purchase of Star-Advertiser parent
  9. Nago Reappointed, Legislature prepares to replace State Auditor 
  10. NIMBYS Oppose Emergency Housing for Lahaina Survivors
  11. Can Chemophobia Campaign Scare Lahaina Property Owners Away?
  12. Testimony: Five nightclubs attacked with termite fumigation chemical
  13. The Hawaii DOE Has Defaulted On Rent Owed To Another State Agency
  14. Designer is commissioned to convert state Capitol pools to waterless feature
  15. Racetrack for Kalaeloa?
  16. Suspect Released ‘Pending Investigation’, Mocks System on Video
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Thursday, March 21, 2024
March 21, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:33 PM :: 2060 Views
  1. Class of 2024 high school graduation ceremonies scheduled
  2. Allowing smaller lots and homes would benefit families, promote affordability
  3. Kaneshiro Defense: Framing up People at the behest of campaign Contributors is just ‘politics as usual’
  4. SB2768: Carbon Credit Scams Coming to Hawaii
  5. From Hawaii To Texas And Back: How Geanna Bradley Ended Up With The Couple Accused Of Killing Her
  6. Spring break tourists flocking to Hawaii, but hotel occupancy remains below pre-COVID levels
  7. HPD Investigates 2 Officers For Manslaughter In The Death Of A 77-Year-Old Criminal 
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Wednesday, March 20, 2024
March 20, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:13 PM :: 2828 Views
  1. Roadblocks to Re-Building on Maui
  2. Hawaii 2nd-Worst Taxpayer ROI
  3. Star-Advertiser to be Sold to Carpenter Media Friday -- after paying $150K ransom 
  4. Senator Rhoads shocked, just SHOCKED to be getting death threats after suggesting assassination of Donald Trump
  5. Prepping Tulsi for Trump’s Vice-Presidency: Mike Gabbard Now Supports Gay Marriage
  6. Honolulu Salary Commission Considers Giving Officials Raises ‘multiple times each year’
  7. No Bid $159M Job To Clean Up Lahaina's Commercial District Begins 7 Months After Fires
  8. How Building Codes Act As A Regressive Tax On Affordable Housing
  9. Bills could force short-term vacation rentals into long-term housing for Maui residents
  10. Kawakami has an idea for ‘affordable housing’ --- Yes, its a tax hike
  11. Reform HMSA practices before we run out of Doctors
  12. SB2553: Hawaii Retirement Savings Program Auto-Enroll Scam Getting Closer
  13. SB2443: Speeding Cameras to Make Comeback?
  14. Lingle joins recreational-cannabis debate in rare public stance
  15. Homeless Villages: A Viable Solution To Getting People Off The Street Or Just The Latest Fad?
  16. Amid city juggling act, popular soccer complex emerges as top contender for new landfill
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Tuesday, March 19, 2024
March 19, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:34 PM :: 3527 Views
  1. AG Points Finger at Maui County: 53 Subpoenas Delay Lahaina Fire Report
  2. The last time Congress created a new state
  3. Big Island Press Club celebrates retired judge, dishonors Hawai‘i emergency administrator
  4. 2A News: Miske Flinched when he met One Armed Citizen
  5. Thanks to Biden Administration, Hawaii Corruption Offenders Are Getting Reduced Sentences
  6. AGAIN: Another Pay Hike for Honolulu Council
  7. Convicted Felon Buys 300 ac in Central Maui
  8. Honolulu Police Department plans to buy neighboring property owned by Union-Controlled Royal State Insurance Scheme
  9. 2 Finalists Will Interview For Top Job At Law Enforcement Standards Board
  10. UH Hopes To Retain Authority Over Construction Projects
  11. Second segment of Skyline gets one step closer to test phase as track work gets underway
  12. HB2686: ‘Solution’  for Soaring Insurance Costs?  A Tax Hike
  13. ER rooms expect strain following closure at Wahiawa
  14. Department of Agriculture HQ Surrounded by Homeless Drug Addicts
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Monday, March 18, 2024
March 18, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:23 PM :: 1496 Views
  1. Hawaii Republican leaders secretly met with Miske Hitman Lindsey Kinney
  2. Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
  3. Public Interest Law Firm Urges Honolulu to Change Sign Regulations to Save Businesses, Protect Free Speech Rights
  4. Hawaii Worst State for Doctors
  5. Let's Face It: There Is No Need To Rebuild Aloha Stadium
  6. More tourist tax bad for Hawaii economy
  7. Bill advances towards Secretive Conference Committee:  Gives counties power to phase out short-term rental units
  8. DoE News: Psycho Parent Racks up 13 years of TROs -- No Prosecution
  9. Maui County Wants To Take Private Land For Fire Debris Dump Site, But Owner Wants To Build The Landfill 
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Sunday, March 17, 2024
March 17, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:25 PM :: 1129 Views
  1. HB2079 Would Legalize Child Kidnapping for Sex Change
  2. The Hawaii Estate Tax
  3. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted March 16, 2024
  4. 189 Candidates Pull Papers Statewide
  5. Lets Cut Jaywalkers Some Slack
  6. Grassroot Institute Bills on the Move in the Legislature
  7. ‘CPR king’ Abe Lee enables homeownership despite complicated legal framework
  8. Green's PLA directive will make Government Contracting Even More Expensive
  9. Lahaina not enough of an emergency to tap ‘Rainy Day Fund’?
  10. Just Like Rail: Nobody Wants Stadium Except Developers
  11. Artificial Shortage Jacks up Construction Costs
  12. Estate Tax Destroying Local Family Businesses
  13. HB2364:  Hike Taxes on Rental Properties and Spend the Revenue to block development
  14. FEMA To Reopen Disaster Response Program To Include COFA Citizens
  15. Legal Pot Bill May Be Close To Its Last Gasp
  16. Mafia Testifies Against Cockfighting bill --but it still clears Senate Judiciary Committee
  17. MEMA Set up as an under-staffed Fall Guy for Disaster Failures
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Saturday, March 16, 2024
March 16, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:25 PM :: 1247 Views
  1. Green Releases 'The Hawai‘i We Deserve' policy report
  2. Hana Joins 'Community-Based Subsistence Fishing Area'
  3. HHFDC Selects Insiders to Develop Kapolei Parcel
  4. Hawaii has lowest number of young homeowners, according to study
  5. Still Waiting to Rebuild in Lahaina: 20% of Houselots cleared, 92% of Sewer lines OKd
  6. Residents shocked as rent at Hilo apartment complex soars to $1,800+
  7. In historic milestone, heirs of DHHL waitlist claimants begin receiving $97M in settlements
  8. Wahiawa General Hospital to temporarily close emergency room for ‘several weeks’
  9. 5 more eminent domains needed along Honolulu’s rail line
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Friday, March 15, 2024
March 15, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:31 PM :: 1273 Views
  1. State, FEMA Agree on Plan to Push Lahaina Survivors out of Hotels
  2. SB3381 Lahaina Landgrab Bill: AKAKU Hosts Community Forum
  3. “Smaller homes on smaller lots”
  4. Hawaii Homeland Security Announces Plan for 'Targeted Violence Prevention'
  5. Blangiardi Delivers State of the City Address
  6. UPDATED VOTE TOTALS: Hawaii Republican Presidential Caucus
  7. SB2922: Electric Bills going up $5B for Maui Wildfire Lawsuits
  8. SB3327: No hearing for water commission bill to give Activists Total Control over water resource management
  9. HB2743: Legislature Finds a Way to Tax Your Feces
  10. Ing is given more time to come up with lame excuses in latest campaign spending case
  11. Mauna Kea to be Exempt from Sunshine Law?
  12. House Panel Spikes Bill To Publicly Fund Hawaii Elections
  13. HB1980: Increase Cockfighting Penalties
  14. Selling Miske’s Illegal Fireworks 
  15. Fire alarm systems out of commission at 15 Hawaii schools
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Thursday, March 14, 2024
March 14, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:21 PM :: 1121 Views
  1. House Passes State Budget
  2. Three Gun Bills on the Move
  3. How One East Hawaii TVR Strangled on Regulations and Fees
  4. A monstrosity built with tea leaves and pasted together with poi
  5. Lahaina: 3,558 people still living in Hotels
  6. FEMA Urged to Speed Access for COFA Citizens
  7. Keith Kaneshiro trial is finally underway
  8. Louis Kealoha Denied Sentence Reduction
  9. SB3335: Recreational Marijuana Triple-Referral in House 
  10. DHS Fails to Oversee Foster Kids’ Homeschooling
  11. Another Killing at Home of 2021 Baby Killer
  12. A COVID-era rule helped get homeless minors into housing
  13. DLNR Sneaks Hydrogen Project into SB3195
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Wednesday, March 13, 2024
March 13, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:45 PM :: 1352 Views
  1. Trump Sweeps Hawaii Republican Caucus
  2. Hawaii bill that would increase automobile insurance draws ire
  3. Ala Moana Acid Attack Plotted from within OCCC
  4. More Defendants Could Stay Out Of Prison Through Expanded Electronic Monitoring Program
  5. Attorneys for over 1,000 Maui fire survivors to sue Kamehameha Schools, state, others
  6. Lahaina Wildfire Victims Fund Has 17 Applicants So Far
  7. Tipping Point? Hawaii Ranked Among Destinations Middle-Class Most Struggle to Afford
  8. School Superintendent Pay Hike Bill Advances
  9. Buntenbah to challenge forfeiture of $250,000 mortgage
  10. Hawaii Senate Panel Guts House-Passed Marijuana Expungements Bill, Limiting It To A Single-County Pilot Program
  11. Proposed stevedore bills are unneeded
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Tuesday, March 12, 2024
March 12, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:00 PM :: 2649 Views
  1. FWS Designates 119,326 acres as critical habitat on Big Island
  2. Breaking Cycles Symposium updates community on plans to let lots and lots of criminals back out onto the streets
  3. DEADLINE EXTENDED: Judicial Vacancy – Chief Judge, Intermediate Court of Appeals
  4. JSC Still Seeking Applicants for Big Island Circuit Judge
  5. Husband in Manoa murder-suicide mired in debt, records show
  6. Hawaii Republicans could lock up Trump’s nomination tonight
  7. Kaneshiro-Mitsunaga Bribery Case Puts 'Pay To Play' On Trial
  8. ‘Vacant positions’ are a Slush Fund for ‘Top Three’ Overtime
  9. Revenue forecast provides no relief for Hawaii lawmakers
  10. Maui Wildfire Cases Will Stay In Maui State Court
  11. New State Law Could Bring Peace To Graveyard Plagued By Homeless Drug Addict Grave Robbers
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Monday, March 11, 2024
March 11, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:13 PM :: 1259 Views
  1. Lahaina: Purposefully Making Rebuilding Slow, Expensive, and Frustrating
  2. Bill 21: Reform emergency permitting to quicken Lahaina recovery
  3. Water agency ID’d as major Lahaina recovery roadblock
  4. Where to Vote: Hawaii Republican Presidential Caucus Tuesday March 12
  5. SB3381: McKelvey’s Bill to Block Lahaina Homeowners from Rebuilding Dead on Arrival in House?
  6. ANOTHER salary hike for councilmembers
  7. New Bill Seeks To Remove Power To Suspend Electronic Media During Emergency
  8. SB2768: Carbon Trading Scam Increase Your Fuel Prices and Utility Bills
  9. Push To Increase Auto Insurance Coverage Could Raise Costs 70% For Hawaii Consumers
  10. Maui Councilmembers Squabble over which Affordable Housing Scheme gets the Grift
  11. Builder out $1.5M after DPP Revokes permit
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Sunday, March 10, 2024
March 10, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:21 PM :: 3652 Views
  1. The Worst State to be Rich, Poor, or In Between
  2. Listening to naysayers in the housing debate
  3. Punaluu: Abandoned buildings, golf course, and aging sewer treatment plant won’t be fixed
  4. 167 Candidates Pull Papers Statewide
  5. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted March 9, 2024
  6. Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
  7. Senate: Time to Overthrow Kouchi
  8. Dumping ‘Diversity’ Schemes Could Improve UH, Eliminate 100s of Make-Work Positions, and Reduce Political Polarization
  9. Congress Gives Welfare to COFA Migrants as Part of Aid Deal
  10. Corruption News: Mitsunaga-Kaneshiro Case Begins Monday
  11. Aloha Stadium to Become Natatorium II
  12. Maui Loses Last Private Practice OB/GYN
  13. HEI, HECO & ASB Executives Have Golden Parachutes
  14. Maui releases trove of emails offering new insight into wildfire response
  15. Be Afraid.  Be Very Afraid: 800 bills still alive at state Legislature’s halfway point
  16. Visitors may need pre-paid reservations for state parks
  17. Hawaii ranked #2 for most dangerous state for pedestrians
  18. State Shortchanges The Campaign Spending Commission
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Saturday, March 9, 2024
March 9, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:19 PM :: 1163 Views
  1. DHS: Green Appoints Political Hack to Oversee Department Overflowing with Dead Babies
  2. Marijuana Legalization “relies on a huge criminal crackdown on the black market”
  3. $250K -- Another grift for Waianae Meth Camp
  4. Potential jurors in bribery trial to undergo more screening following hitman revelation
  5. Another Miske Crew Beating
  6. KFD douses large fire at Biomass Power Plant just outside Lihue
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Friday, March 8, 2024
March 8, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:15 PM :: 2374 Views
  1. TAT Audit: Maui County fails to Collect Millions from Vacation Rentals
  2. Audit: 100% FEMA Fail on Kauai Disaster Procurement
  3. Study: DoE Pandemic Failure will Cost Hawaii $31B
  4. OIP: Sunshine and UIPA Bills on the Move
  5. Fake Minutes and Fire Secrecy: OIP Posts Three New Opinions
  6. Soft on Crime: After 41-year Crime Spree, Child Molesting Meth Dealer Gets Something Besides Probation
  7. Kouchi: “Strong-arming, arm-twisting, bullying of members”
  8. Attorneys claim new evidence in search for spark that set off Lahaina inferno
  9. DOE Construction Plan: Burn $543M before June 30
  10. New Law Restricting Carrying Of Firearms May Have Unintended Consequences
  11. HB1845: Publicly Financed Campaigns
  12. Hawaii Human Services Director Stepping Down In May
  13. Malfunction sends eastbound Skyline train in the wrong direction
  14. Bill that allows homes to use gas water heaters passes to the House, Solar Industry Cries a River
  15. Hawaii couple sentenced to nearly three years for stealing identities of deceased infants
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Thursday, March 7, 2024
March 7, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:21 PM :: 1063 Views
  1. Kouchi in Danger After Nahale-a Debacle?
  2. Anti-Israel 'Uncommitteds' Take 29% in Hawaii Democratic Primary
  3. Hawaii Anti-Gun Bills Pass Senate
  4. DBEDT Forecast: 1.5% Economic Growth for 2024
  5. Ways to Maximize Hawaii's Current Zoning Laws
  6. HB1675: No GE Tax on Medical Services
  7. Budget Breakthrough: New COFA Agreement will Cover Micronesians in Lahaina
  8. Green finally quantifies emergency funding request related to Maui fire disaster
  9. Two Temporary Group Housing Sites To Be Built In Lahaina For Maui Fire Survivors
  10. Decision expected next week on where Maui wildfire case will be heard
  11. Head of training at Public Safety Department avoids jail time for lying about credentials
  12. Pandemic Learning Loss Could Cost Hawaii Students Billions In Future Earnings
  13. Workers criticize Hawaii State Hospital safety plan
  14. HB2089: Stop Building Code Churn
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Wednesday, March 6, 2024
March 6, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:21 PM :: 2456 Views
  1. HB2802: Write Gay Marriage into State Constitution
  2. Blangiardi announces dates for annual town hall meeting tour
  3. 'My Vote is for Sale' -- How Biden Lost the American Samoa Democratic Caucus
  4. Feds Collect $6.6M in Hawaii Forfeitures
  5. Hawaii Senate Passes Bill to Legalize Marijuana Despite Ongoing Federal Prohibition
  6. "A move by Senator Donna Mercado Kim to reshape the Board of Regents into her name, image, and likeness"
  7. Maui is Still Waiting: Iniki Building Permits Were Issued Within One Month of Disaster
  8. Judge frustrated by slow pace of the Miske trial
  9. HB2079: Kids can order up sex change treatment by telehealth without parental notification
  10. Hawaii May Finally Move In The Right Direction On Parental Rights In Child Welfare Cases
  11. Divided state Senate rejects Nahale-a for 2nd term as UH regent
  12. As telescopes are removed, Maunakea authority accomplishes almost nothing
  13. State House tees up bill to kill Aloha Stadium redevelopment
  14. HPD officer accused of ignoring plea for help before woman’s brutal murder is fired
  15. Honolulu settles lawsuit over fatal shooting for $525K
  16. Thousands In Hawaii With Arrest Records For Marijuana Possession Could Have Them Expunged
  17. Appeal continues for ambulance rides that went uncharged
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Tuesday, March 5, 2024
March 5, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:32 PM :: 1299 Views
  1. No Money for Mauna Kea? Science Foundation Funds only one Giant Telescope
  2. Short-term Rental Crackdown: State, County Bills Threaten Residents
  3. Case: COFA Renewal on Verge of Approval
  4. Hawaii Anti-Gun Bills Eligible for Senate Votes
  5. Your cost of living just went up
  6. SB2922: Hawaiian Electric Lahaina Liability to be a Line Item on your Electric Bill
  7. Family Displaced By Lahaina Fires Keeps ‘Moving Forward’ While Waiting For Housing
  8. Hawaii Lawmakers May Roll Back Development Rules To Speed Housing Projects
  9. Honolulu's Building Permit Backlog Still a Mess
  10. Nobody Wants School Bus Driver Jobs
  11. Organizing the Whole State as an Amusement Park, lawmakers envision state visitor app to help manage tourists
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Monday, March 4, 2024
March 4, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:39 PM :: 1174 Views
  1. UHERO: Regulations Double Cost of New Condos in Hawaii
  2. Unanimous Supreme Court: Trump Stays on Ballot 
  3. The Hawaii Republican Presidential Caucus is shrinking again
  4. State Hospital pretends to make changes in wake of slaying of staffer
  5. Rate Hike News: Comments Sought on next round of renewable energy procurements
  6. Rate Hikes Coming: Hawaiian Electric Tinkers with Solar Subsidies
  7. Change in Law Makes 8% of 'Renewables' Disappear
  8. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted March 2, 2024
  9. Mayor allocates $80M for COVID hazard pay
  10. Hawaii Lawmakers Take Campaign Money From Hawaiian Electric
  11. State to embark on search for geothermal energy sources
  12. Prefab buildings in Lahaina to house wildfire survivors
  13. CNHA’s Latest Grift Could Lead to Lawsuit
  14. Supporters Say ‘Abuse Of Power’ Is At The Heart Of Senate Committee’s Rejection Of UH Regent
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Sunday, March 3, 2024
March 3, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:35 PM :: 1508 Views
  1. Lahaina aid should be about quality, not quantity
  2. Tax Hikes Based on Scorn for Taxpayers
  3. Comments Sought on Oahu District Judge Nominees
  4. There is Room on Mauna Kea for Both Culture and Science
  5. Short-term rental owners stand firm for their rights
  6. Lawsuit Against Honolulu City and County for Infringing on Concealed Carry Rights 
  7. Amended Return Equals Guilty Plea 
  8. Green’s April Fools Day TVR Ban will lead to ‘substantial legal action’
  9. Time will tell if gov’s housing hurdles will trip him
  10. HB2781: Will Rail GE Tax Subsidy be Cut of in 2031?
  11. Legislature: Most Ethics Bills Didn’t Even Get a Hearing
  12. How A Team Of Dedicated Cops And Scientists Sorted Through Ash And Rubble To Identify Lahaina's Fire Victims
  13. This alleged Miske assault was just business
  14. Sen Fevella: “Figure out a way so we can break legs”
  15. Senate passes bill on felony charges for habitual assaults
  16. Hawaii's Assisted Suicide Law Changes in 2023: More Access, Fewer Safeguards
  17. Federal Farm Census Shows Hawaii Loses 10% of Farms in Decade
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Saturday, March 2, 2024
March 2, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:48 PM :: 2448 Views
  2. City Council adopts Climate Ready Oʻahu, the City’s first climate adaptation strategy, as guiding policy document for the City
  3. Blangiardi submits FY2025 budget proposals to Honolulu City Council
  4. 149 Candidates Pull Papers Statewide
  5. SB3381: Hundreds of Lahaina Residents Oppose Landgrab Bill
  6. Green Against FEMA Trailers for Lahaina
  7. Move afoot to kill stadium redevelopment amid wildfire recovery need
  8. Officials report receiving Aloha Stadium bids--won’t say how many     
  9. PUC Secret Briefings on Rolling Blackouts
  10. Witnesses in Miske trial have described several unreported assaults
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Friday, March 1, 2024
March 1, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:27 PM :: 1768 Views
  1. NOAA proposes national marine sanctuary in Papahānaumokuākea
  2. 2nd Maunakea telescope decommissioning to begin
  3. COFA Renewal Now Before Congress
  4. January Tourist Count Down 3.6%
  5. Waive permitting fees to help Maui residents rebuild faster 
  6. Rebuilding Nonconforming Structures After Lahaina Fire
  7. Unions Squeeze Lawmakers: ‘Stop The Bleeding’ of OUR State Cash To Pay For Maui Fire Victims
  8. De Fries’ selection criticized: Former HTA chief voted in as first Maunakea authority director
  9. Embattled UH regents chair vows to seek second term
  10. Salesforce's Marc Benioff tracked journalist in Hawaii
  11. Child Molester: State Gives one day sentence, Feds Give 40 yrs
  12. Autopsy results in homeless youth’s death put spotlight on dearth of treatment beds
  13. Want To Boost Hawaii Aquaculture? Remove The Barriers
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