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Thursday, April 30, 2015
April 30, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:19 PM :: 4113 Views
  1. Politicians Paid so Navatek Can get $20M Play?
  2. Desperate to Push GE Tax Hike Thru, HART Pretends Property Tax Hike is Only Alternative
  3. Hazardous Waste: DHHL Sues Evicted Racetrack Operator
  4. Hawaii Republican Convention Set for May 2
  5. Rail Tax Hike Twists in Wind -- TGIF?
  6. Star-Adv: Kill $20M Pay to Play Tax Credit Bill
  7. Randy Perriera's Shortsightedness Drives Big Island Hospital to Seek Private Partnership
  8. We’re broke, they’re loaded
  9. HB1140: Cesspool Tax Credit in Conference
  10. Gay Sex Education before BoE Again
  11. Bills on Drug overdoses, closed-door meetings Approved by Legislators 
  12. On The Move in the Last Days of the Legislative Session
  13. Homelessness Began With Decision to Close Insane Asylums
  14. Turnabout: Dobelle forced to Pay University After Being Fired
  15. Looking for a Great Read? Try Auditor’s Annual Report
  16. KIUC Pushes Back Against Pushy Solar Salesmen
  17. Geothermal Developer Denies Fraud in Response to Whistleblower Lawsuit
  18. New Yorker Appointed to UH BoR
  19. After years of delays, work begins on traffic center
  20. Hawaii Nation's Lowest Rate of Workplace Deaths
  21. 'Swift & Certain': Hawaii Probation Program Goes National
  22. Who Should Pay For Poor Decisions?
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Wednesday, April 29, 2015
April 29, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:27 PM :: 4943 Views
  1. Full Text: Unanimous Conference Committee Approves Maui Hospital Partnership Bill
  2. Souki: HB1075 'Will open the doors for a vital public-private partnership'
  3. UPDATE: 81 Republicans Running for Honolulu Neighborhood Board
  4. Powdered Alcohol Prohibition Wins in Hawaii Senate
  5. Telescope: Dangerous Intersection of Social Policy and the ‘Sacred’
  6. Hawaii's Thirty Meter Telescope website still under attack periodically
  7. Agreement Reached on Hawaii’s State Budget
  8. SB 555: The Last Bill Standing to Give Low-Income People a Tax Credit
  9. Politically Connected Companies Grab for $20M Tax Credit
  10. Hawaii could save up to $100M annually if LNG replaces oil
  11. Lawmakers set goal of 100% renewable energy by 2045
  12. We need energy technology, not ideology
  13. State agency has 92 questions regarding sale of Hawaiian Electric Co. to NextEra Energy
  14. Incubator companies have $214M economic impact on Hawaii, Self-Interested HTDC study Claims
  15. Nobody Noticed, But Hawaii's Not Gonna Get Obama Library
  16. Marijuana Stores: House Wants to Dope the People Up Even More than Senate
  17. Crackpot Launches Doomed Petition to Recall Kenoi
  18. Free speech protection updates still in the works
  19. Anti-GMO Hooser Goes to Switzerland, Makes Fool of Himself
  20. Lawmakers consider options for Oahu Community Correctional Center
  21. State lawmakers tackle bill to ban sex trafficking
  22. Outrigger and IHS partner on homeless strategy
  23. Statement by So-Called 'Innocence Project' Tied to Prison Death of Murderer, Rapist?
  24. State fines two companies $40K for illegal dumping
  25. John Henry Felix Saves Hawaii Civil Air Patrol
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Tuesday, April 28, 2015
April 28, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:23 PM :: 4277 Views
  1. UPDATE: Governor, Legislators Come to 'Understanding' on Maui Hospital Partnership Bill
  2. OHA Survey: Will You Like Us if We Reverse our Support for Telescope?
  3. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted April 27, 2015
  4. Hawaii Open Budget: Online Conference Committee Tracking Tool
  5. "Sex Change" Surgery: What Bruce Jenner, Diane Sawyer, and You Should Know
  6. Drunk? Reckless? How Much Will Your Car Insurance Increase?
  7. Best Cities to Start a Business? Honolulu Ranks 66th
  8. Roads in Limbo for Rail? Hawaii Senators Pitch Tax Hike Deal
  9. Details of Ige’s Maui Memorial public-private partnership measure
  10. HGEA Reworks Contract after HSTA Leaves Perriera in the Dust
  11. House Republicans Give $470 for Hawaii Defense Spending
  12. Hack attack continues on Hawaii state government websites
  13. TMT fight puts education grants in jeopardy
  14. Obama Administration Shutdown of Heald Flummoxes 100s
  15. Ka Iwi land deal nearly sunk as Bureaucrats, Eco Groups Squabble over Who Will Score Millions in Management Funding
  16. Hawaiian Electric sale to NextEra Energy should be done by end of year, CEO says
  17. Layoffs at Hu Honua Biofuel Plant
  18. Tracking truth, transparency promises at HPD
  19. Busy city ambulances temporarily closed last weekend
  20. Star-Adv: New E-Cig Rules Make it Harder to Smoke Marijuana Under 21
  21. New campaign to help sex trafficking victims in Hawaii
  22. HB864: Mandates Insurance Coverage to Provide $20K Test Tube Babies to Lesbians
  23. Colorado Welfare EBT Cards $7000 in Hawaii
  24. SB1280: Ridesharing Bill in Conference Committee
  25. HB1007 Drivers Licenses for Illegals
  26. Health Officials Concerned About Side Effects of Care Home Bill
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Monday, April 27, 2015
April 27, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:20 PM :: 3965 Views
  1. Peter Carlisle: Dropping a Dime on Ethics Scofflaws
  2. Making a Deal on Rail Without All the Answers?
  3. Contractors' Complaints could delay the system's opening, HART says
  4. HGEA reaches new tentative agreement for more than 14,000 white-collar workers, supervisors
  5. The Jones Act Pays Off — in Politics
  6. Telescope: NPR Finds a Religion it Can Look Up To
  7. State Website Hacked, Telescope Site DNS Attack
  8. There's No 'Hawaiian View' on the Thirty Meter Telescope
  9. Anti-Telescope Lies About Water Pollution Debunked
  10. Rent subsidies fall short for isle vets
  11. The Price of a Place Called Home in Hawaii
  12. Chaperones taken aback by advice
  13. Lawmakers push for ban of plastic microbeads in personal care products
  14. Star-Adv: Third Trial for Deedy 'A Travesty'
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Sunday, April 26, 2015
April 26, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:05 PM :: 3875 Views
  1. Study: Hawaii Health Connector Loses 63% of 2014 Enrollees--Worst in US
  2. Feds Block Deal to Transfer Heald Students, College Shuts Down Monday
  3. The Magical Appearing Tax
  4. Pay to Play: Extent of Rail's influence a mystery
  5. Anti-Telescope Protesters Bring Invasive Ant Species to Mountain, Weiku Bug Threatened
  6. Enough of the Islands of “No”
  7. Ige to Meet With Feds About Health Connector
  8. HMSA Profit Drive Requires MDs to Talk up Costs
  9. DoE on Common Core: Greater Failure Means Greater Success
  10. 'Residential A' Tax Hike Would Mean Higher Rents
  11. NextEra Plan: Keep Rates High for Next Four Years
  12. Electronic cigarette bill SB1030 may not have been passed constitutionally
  13. Fire chief's excellent rating surprises union president
  14. Off Duty Cop Arrests Knife-Wielding Lesbian
  15. 100 at Hawaii County Democratic Convention
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Saturday, April 25, 2015
April 25, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:33 PM :: 6269 Views
  1. Sacred? Protest Leaders Demand $50M Yearly Rent for Telescope Site
  2. Land and Power atop Mauna Kea
  3. 7% Solution Makes Hawaii Pension Debt Seem Smaller
  4. UH: $14M Plan to Save Cancer Center Accreditation
  5. Common Cause: Audit the Clinton Foundation
  6. Neighborhood Board elections now open for voting
  7. Anti-Telescope Leader Calls for killing telescope supporters -- HS Girl Targeted
  8. Hospital measure still waiting for action from Ige
  9. State Budget Negotiators ‘Still Have a Lot of Issues’
  10. $38B in capital spending (Rate Hikes) needed to reach Hawaii's original renewable energy goals
  11. Age 21 for E-Cigs?  With Tobacco Taxes Declining, Legislators Clamp Down on their Competition
  12. IHS: Homeless panhandlers 'Very Comfortable Living this Lifestyle'
  13. Hawaii Tourism Taxes 'Shambolic and Annoying'
  14. State to waste $2.9 million on water feature at Maui airport
  15. Judge rules Deedy must stand trial a third time
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Friday, April 24, 2015
April 24, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:33 PM :: 3897 Views
  1. 75 Republicans Running for Honolulu Neighborhood Board—Voting Begins Today
  2. HART GE Tax Receipts $9M Above Expectations
  3. Crabbe: OHA Wants 'percentage of gross receipts' from Telescope
  4. OHA, University to Di$cuss Telescope
  5. To Taxi or Ride-share?  Limiting Government’s Role
  6. One Simple State Tax Code Tweak to Favor Marijuana Taxpayers over Tax Evaders
  7. Auditor: No Special Fund Raids After AG Tightens Enforcement
  8. Suffering Loss of Tobacco Tax Revenues, Health Department Applauds Act 19 Restrictions on E-Cigs
  9. Contract Re-opener a $58M Giveaway to HSTA
  10. Instructional Time: Ige Signs Bill Allowing Schools to Fake it
  11. Kaiser Suddenly Interested in Maui Memorial Partnership
  12. Will Poison Pill be Slipped into Maui Memorial Partnership Bill?
  13. Telescope Case: Dangerous Expansion of Religious Rights?
  14. UH Considers Destroying Perfectly Good Telescopes to Satisfy Protesters
  15. Work on Rail Tax Hike Moves Behind Closed Doors
  16. Contractors 7 Months Behind on Rail Construction
  17. Unaccountable State spends nearly $14 million on failed DOT Accounting system
  18. House, Senate Lawmakers Debate Education Bills
  19. HGEA cancels contract ratification voting for white-collar units
  20. P-Card Holder 'may be held legally and personally responsible for Fraud'
  21. Attorney General asked to investigate lawmakers
  22. HPD investigating whether supervisor bullied detective before Suicide
  23. Hawaii Needs a ‘Marsy’s Law’ to Ensure Victims Rights
  24. SB1030 Minimum Age 21 for Cigs, E-Cigs
  25. Comcast plans to drop $45B Time Warner Cable bid, reports say
  26. Hawaii Gas chief backs bill Pretending to curb use of LNG
  27. Hawaii's top solar companies accounted for 800 jobs, $151M in revenues in 2014
  28. Battle Over Geothermal Contract Plays Out in Court and at PUC
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Thursday, April 23, 2015
April 23, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:23 PM :: 4999 Views
  1. Hawaii Congressional Delegation Dead Last in Clout
  2. HSTA Contract Reopener Showers Teachers in Cash
  3. Audit: DoE Bungles Federal Grants, Gives Teachers Excess Sick Leave, Vacation Time
  4. UPDATE: Governor, Legislators Come to 'Understanding' on Maui Hospital Partnership Bill
  5. Feds OK Pasha Acquisition of Horizon's Hawaii Business
  6. Sen Murkowski: An Effort to Look at Jones Act, Energy Exports
  7. London Times: Jones Act 'Key Bargaining Chip' in Trans-Atlantic Trade Negotiations
  8. Chinese Communist 'Confucius Institute' a Threat to Academic Freedom at UH Manoa
  9. Tiny Honolulu Rail Stations Limit Capacity of $300M per Mile System
  10. Your Electric Bill is Higher than you Think
  11. Ohana Policy Group Pushes Back Against Kindergarten Gay Sex Education
  12. Anger at Kenoi: "What the hell else is this guy Cheating?"
  13. Resign Already: Hawaii County Residents Overcome Fear of Retaliation, Speak out Against Kenoi
  14. Ashamed and Disappointed: "Mayor has intimidated you into being followers"
  15. When Will Kenoi Grow Up?
  16. Senate Galuteria Hearing Follows Model Used on Convicted Felon, Racketeer
  17. Star-Adv: Follow through on privatizing Maui hospitals
  18. Lawmakers consider $5 million infusion for Hawaii Health Connector
  19. HGEA Contracts offer 4 percent raises even as Existing Contracts Drain General Fund
  20. Protesters occupy OHA ahead of Board of Trustees meeting
  21. Thirty Meter Telescope May be Affected by Haleakala Case Before Supreme Court
  22. Adrenalin-addicted activists to the latest cause celebre
  23. Anti-GMO Wooley to be Unemployed June 30?
  24. Children's Nonprofit Terrified by Invasion of Homeless Heroin Addicts
  25. Kitesurfer Harassed by Police, Prosecutors working for Krilua NIMBYs
  26. Enviros Upset because H-Power Recycling Stifles Brainwashing Opportunity
  27. HCDA rule could cancel developer's plan for affordable rentals
  28. Rail, Eminent Domain, And Who's Going To Pay
  29. Only Two Politicians Poll Above 50%
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Wednesday, April 22, 2015
April 22, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:27 PM :: 7021 Views
  1. Governor, Legislators Come to 'Understanding' on Maui Hospital Partnership Bill
  2. 25% Tax Would Make State Senior Partner in Marijuana Business
  3. Conference Committee Begins Negotiations on State Budget
  4. Ira Einhorn, Earth Day's Dirty Secret
  5. Crichton: Environmentalism is a religion
  6. Poll: Oahu Voters Against Rail Tax Hike 55%-35%
  7. Oahu Burial Council Chair on Payroll of Kakaako Developer
  8. BOE weighs anal sex policy
  9. Money at Center of Anti-Telescope Lawsuit
  10. Regents to Discuss Telescope Deal in Hilo Sunday
  11. Hawaii County Officials Squelch First Attempt at Kenoi Recall Petition
  12. Worthless Hawaii County Council Supports Kenoi in pCard flap 
  13. Kenoi Attempts to Emerge from Hiding With Help from Cronies on Hawaii Co Council
  14. HB1286: Legislators Pass Anti-LNG Bill 
  15. Bill in Congress Will Grant Flexibility to School Boards, Principals
  16. Hawaii Legislature negotiates state’s $26B budget
  17. Hawaii Hospitals 2nd Slowest to Adopt EHR
  18. Are schools equipped to handle population boom in Kakaako?
  19. Students Raise Money for Campbell HS AC
  20. Impact on shareholders if the Hawaiian Electric merger fails to go through?
  21. Attention Protesters: Egg Farm Planned for Oahu Ag Land
  22. Lawmakers consider expanding sit-lie law to Kapalama Canal
  23. Homeless from Indiana, California need to be Forced into Shelters 
  24. Star-Adv: Bills to Provide Emergency Housing Now
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Tuesday, April 21, 2015
April 21, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:15 PM :: 4026 Views
  1. The day when America moved toward becoming a global power
  2. Honolulu: 40% of Homeless Refusing to Accept Shelter
  3. New Laws Regulate Aquarium Fishermen
  4. Governor Ige to Sign Bill Designating the Hawaiian Hoary Bat As State Land Mammal
  5. Last Chance to Vote on School Calendar
  6. House Agrees to Senate Version of Hospital Privatization Bill
  7. Star-Adv: Ige Shows Lack of Leadership on Telescope Protests
  8. Ige has gone from decider to messenger on TMT issue
  9. Money Committees to Begin Final Review of State Budget
  10. Honolulu Council Considers Massive Property Tax Hikes
  11. Special Committee Hearing to Investigate Galuteria
  12. HR158: NextEra Not Acting in Good Faith
  13. 'Lots of Employees' Depend on Failure of Hawaii Gov Tech
  14. Feds: Hawaii Fails to meet 70% of Nursing home Inspection Standards
  15. More Federal Funds to End Homelessness Among Vets
  16. Occupy Honolulu Pays off for Bumbling Lawyers
  17. Convicted Mortgage Scammer Keanu Sai Helps Foreigner Evade State Taxes
  18. Walter Ritte Associates Fail in Attempt to use Sovereignty Defense Against Charges Related to Molokai Fishing Boat Attack
  19. Christopher Deedy returns to court as judge weighs dropping remaining charges against him
  20. Hawaii lawmakers push for audit of alleged sick time abuse by prison officers
  21. DPS Waited One Month to Report work furlough escapee
  22. Family of victim shocked that suspected hit-and-run driver was released
  23. Attempts to Crack Down on ECigs Still Alive in Legislature
  24. Hawaii marijuana dispensaries could become reality this year
  25. Poll: Republicans Least Likely to be Fooled by Anti-GMO Hype
  26. Groups question state's rules for ocean permits
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Monday, April 20, 2015
April 20, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:37 PM :: 4466 Views
  1. Hawaii Noted for 'Anti-Innovation Policy Choices'
  2. Mark Takai: 100 Days of Nothingness
  3. Some States Pay Doctors More to Treat Medicaid Patients
  4. Mayor's Election Payback
  5. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted April 20, 2015
  6. NOAA: Successful conservation efforts recognized in revised ESA Humpback Whale listing
  7. Ige DLIR Nominee Involved in Post-Iniki Insurance Fraud? 
  8. Tax hike that victimizes Small Business, Professionals to expire
  9. High costs keeping isle homes crammed
  10. HMSA rule tightens control over MDs
  11. Mauna Kea Telescopes: The Business of Astronomy Is Not an Easy One
  12. Anti-Pesticide Activists Silent About 100 acres of Herbicide at Princeville 
  13. Lawsuit alleges PGV owner Ormat Industries defrauded federal government
  14. Poll: Strong Support for Medical Marijuana Dispensaries
  15. Honolulu PR Maven Needs Kenoi
  16. Land Use Shenanigans on the Windward Side
  17. Panel OKs Mizumoto, Cox and Minn for seats on state Board of Education
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Monday, April 20, 2015
Letters to the Editor, April, 2015
By Letters to the Editor @ 12:27 AM :: 4055 Views
  • Mayor's Election Payback
  • HPD Accreditation Requirements?  $80 to Find Out
  • Kenoi Must Resign
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Sunday, April 19, 2015
April 19, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:25 PM :: 3474 Views
  1. Tobacco Tax Frankenbill: Smoking It Out
  2. Hawaiians and the Law: Kelii Akina and Michael Lilly
  3. SB 555 - Increasing the Food/Excise Tax Credit
  4. Report: Illegals Pay $31M in Hawaii State Taxes
  5. OHA Trustee: Telescope Protests About 'Finances, Growth Models'
  6. Protesters: Science a European Idea which has Inundated our Society
  7. Telescope: Enrich our legacy by moving forward
  8. Rail: No Plan for Cost Controls and No Plan for Operating Expenses
  9. Legislature nears finish with big issues unresolved
  10. Star-Adv: Time for Hawaii Public Hospitals to Privitize
  11. Star Adv: Get Rid of Ethanol Mandate
  12. Bean counting, corrections and nominees await Legislature
  13. State computer system initiative: Too huge, too costly
  14. Guests at vacation rentals, B&Bs spend less on their island getaways
  15. Maui Politicians Squabble over EUTF's Lost $21M
  16. Solar Power Battle Puts Hawaii at Forefront of Worldwide Changes
  17. NextEra sues U.S. Government for $97.5 million
  18. More Positive than Negative from Police Body Cams
  19. Group appeals Kulani court ruling--Complain Prison Not Enough Like a Resort
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Saturday, April 18, 2015
April 18, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:20 PM :: 4299 Views
  1. Ige: Telescope Legally Entitled to Proceed With Construction
  2. Auditor: City Unable to Track Federal Transportation Funds
  3. Desperate to Pass Rail Tax, HART Finally Agrees to Televise One Meeting
  4. BoE to Debate Sex Education Policy
  5. DoH: Tobacco Use Down 20%, E-Cigs Up
  6. OHA Refuses to Reveal Geothermal Investments, Losses -- Like Bishop Estate
  7. Abigail Kawananakoa Funds Anti-Telescope Protests
  8. Student’s pro-TMT stance gains traction
  9. Cronies Develop Garbage Projects, Want to Risk Taxpayer Money
  10. Senate committee unanimously approves DLNR nominee Suzanne Case
  11. Senate Panel Recommends Balfour to Water Commission
  12. A case of legislative immunity in the ongoing Say saga
  13. Hawaii County Releases More P-Card Statements
  14. Hawaii County Water Board Used P-Card to Evade Sunshine Law?
  15. Kauai mayor releases pCard statements
  16. Not Fooled by Battery Scammers: KIUC, Paniolo go for Pumped Hydro
  17. SB1316: Condo Associations to be Forced to Accept Electric Car Chargers
  18. SB1050 Community-Based Solar
  19. U.S. Antitrust Lawyers Said Leaning Against Comcast Deal
  20. Patients Rank only One Hawaii Hospital '5-Star'
  21. Veterans treatment court graduates first class
  22. Soft on Crime: 10 Priors, out on Street now Faces Murder Charge
  23. 10 Maui officers wearing body cameras for department study
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Friday, April 17, 2015
April 17, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:03 PM :: 5430 Views
  1. DBEDT: Solo Commuters up 74%
  2. DoE: Students Meet 79% of 'Wellness Guidelines'
  3. Coverup: HART Hiding Damaged Rail Spans Since Last June
  4. Rail Contractor tries to Block TV Crew From Filming Giant Cracks in Rail Spans
  5. With Tax Hike, City Will Face no Consequences if Rail not Finished
  6. Maui hospital privatization could pave way for Big Island
  7. HGEA Contract Drives HHSC Hospitals Further into Red
  8. Cowardly Kenoi 'On Vacation', Withdraws Nominee, May Skip Budget presentation
  9. Aghast at Health Connector
  10. HB496: Employers Must Provide 3 Months Paid Vacation
  11. House Tries to Wiggle Out from Under Unfunded Liability Mandate
  12. Supporters of Bill Requiring Autism Coverage Say This is the Year
  13. Mauna Kea telescope in line with Hawaiian values
  14. Testimony candid and caustic at HPD accreditation forum
  15. Murder?  Kidnapping?  Soft on Crime Supreme Court Overturns Conviction on Technicality
  16. Prosecutor Became Defense Attorney After Being Fired by Kaneshiro
  17. Attorney general files DUI-related charges against Karamatsu
  18. Family Claims Ownership of State Hemp Farm
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Thursday, April 16, 2015
April 16, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:34 PM :: 5587 Views
  1. HS Senior Launches pro-Telescope Petition
  2. Stewardship by UH to protect Maunakea for future generations
  3. Final Act 221: Hoku Plant Cut Up, Pieces Auctioned off
  4. Small Business Tax Index -- Hawaii 47th
  5. HPD Accreditation Requirements?  $80 to Find Out
  6. Kauai Council Calls for ‘Home Rule’ on Marijuana Dispensaries
  7. Forbes Worst States for Taxes: Hawaii 31st
  8. Public input sought on school calendar
  9. Hawaii State Auditor Presents 2014 Annual Report
  10. HAWSCT Clarifies Joinder Of Indispensable Parties, Timely Appeals
  11. Chief Justice Appoints Dyan M. Medeiros as Oahu District Family Court Judge
  12. Anti-Telescope Protesters Opportunistic, Self-Righteous
  13. Kenoi Silent After Being Caught Double Dipping
  14. Expenses for Mayor Billy Kenoi did not come with receipts
  15. Kenoi a Dead Politician Walking
  16. Maui News: Kenoi's Sense of Entitlement 'Cannot be Tolerated in Public Official'
  17. Before Rail and GMOs, There Was the Jones Act
  18. Senators Grill Water Board Nominee, Delay Decision
  19. Legislation on the Move
  20. House Resolution Backs Electric Co-op
  21. NextEra Will Take Hawaii Where it has Taken Florida
  22. Oahu electric rates continue to decline as Oil Prices Fall
  23. DoE Solar Plan Still Lagging
  24. Enrollment drops at town public schools, prompting rumors one school will close
  25. HART says rail guideways are safe despite concrete looming above
  26. Maui PD Claims NM Officers Arrested Over Burglary
  27. Report Claims Illegals Pay $31M in Hawaii Taxes
  28. After Months of Waiting, Disabled License Applications Slowly being processed Again
  29. Study: High school smoking fell as e-cigarette use boomed
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Wednesday, April 15, 2015
April 15, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:28 PM :: 5467 Views
  1. Criminal Charges? Attorney General to Investigate Kenoi
  2. Senate Passes Rail Surcharge Extension, State to Skim $496M
  3. House Passes Nearly 150 Senate Bills on Second Crossover
  4. Senate Passes Nearly 200 Measures on Crossover
  5. Auditor: Fraud-riddled HI5 Program Ripped off by Whole Foods Market for 6 Years
  6. Feds Cite Honolulu Taco Bell Placement in $30M Fine Against Heald College
  7. Lawsuit Challenges HC&S East Maui Water Diversions
  8. Inspector General, Special Purpose Revenue Bonds, and Monolithic Monopoly: House Republicans Speak Out
  9. Hawaii Has Most Tax Brackets of Any State
  10. Carlisle: Only 2,100 Signatures needed to Impeach 'Repulsive' Kenoi
  11. I'm done talking about pCard, says arrogant mayor
  12. Senate advances bill to Raise GE Tax for rail
  13. DoT Won't Open H-1 Shoulder Lane until Legislature Done with Rail Tax Hike
  14. Second Crossover Legislation
  15. Hawaii Senate approves Maui state hospital private partnership
  16. HGEA nurses ratify new contract with 4 percent raises (still waaaay behind private sector nurses)
  17. House Passes Two Senate Bills to Save Health Connector
  18. Homeless can't stay on sidewalks
  19. As Mauna Kea Protests Grow, Some Hawaii Island Residents Worry About Jobs
  20. Hawaii County Council Rejects Ethics (Again)
  21. Oahu bag ban Kills Trees, Brings Thicker Plastic Bags
  22. Internet Billionaire Behind Solar City 
  23. Solar Contractors: We Have Installed Hundreds More Fraudulent Solar Systems
  24. Kauai Soft on Crime Judge Lets Two Attempted Murderers off probation early
  25. Vacation Rentals: Come Back in 30 Years and We'll Talk
  26. Maui OPEB Audit Disputed
  27. State tax refunds delayed 10-14 Weeks by new fraud prevention procedures
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Tuesday, April 14, 2015
April 14, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:45 PM :: 3772 Views
  1. Stop the Rail GET Surcharge Extension Bills
  2. Let Your Voice Be Heard for Maui Hospital!
  3. Momentum for Jones Act Reform Reaches Faraway Shores
  4. Incense and Candles Can Pollute
  5. Rise Up People: Redefining What It Means
  6. HSTA Contract Reopener Comes down to wire: Study Terms Teachers' Pay 'Robust, Very Competitive'
  7. OHA Trustee: Pay Us Rent and Telescope will become 'Extension of Spirituality'
  8. Who Needs Telescopes? Hawaii Can Always Rely on Tourism
  9. Mauna Kea Is a Special Place in Humanity’s Quest for Knowledge
  10. TMT tries to counter misinformation
  11. Senate to vote on Maui state hospital private partnership Tuesday
  12. Hawaii Health Connector's future is in the governor’s hands
  13. State Hospital had most patients ever last month
  14. Water Commission: Enviros Hammer Nominee for Refusing to Support Federal Water Grab
  15. DLNR Rules Linger in Governor’s Office
  16. Not Red Hot: Hawaii carpenters union advocacy group reports fewer workers
  17. HB496 Sick Leave Bill to be voted by Senate
  18. NextEra: An Evening With the Illusionist
  19. NextEra spreads around money
  20. HCDA to Pave Endangered Species, Install Solar Farm
  21. Homeless Camp Generates 37 Tons of Trash
  22. Career criminals bail out of jail, even after allegedly assaulting cops
  23. Former New Mexico police chief sues Maui Police
  24. Star-Adv: Drunk Cops Shouldn't be Armed
  25. Nobody Wants Gary Hooser so he is running for Council Again
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Monday, April 13, 2015
April 13, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:31 PM :: 4759 Views
  1. Insider Deals: OHA, Kanaiolowalu Procurement Code Violations
  2. Fences and Eradication: Petition Calls for Rejection of Suzanne Case
  3. My Father Was Gay: Why I Oppose Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage
  4. Inside look at Monsanto’s Hawaii farm nursery
  5. Secret Subcontractors: What Honolulu Rail Officials Aren’t Telling You
  6. OHA Illegally Refuses to Reveal Geothermal Investments, Losses 
  7. Energy cooperative ready to take root on Hawaii island
  8. Anti-Telescope Hysteria Still Spreading
  9. NextEra: People won't want rooftop solar
  10. Suzanne Case: Ige's Wily Ways
  11. Unlike Mayor, Hawaii County Council controls pCard use
  12. Arakawa: Hawaii County Also Withheld OPEB
  13. SB64 preschool opportunities for at-risk children
  14. Waikiki Homeless: 18 Contempt Warrants, Passing Around Vodka and Fighting
  15. Tighten rules that let prisoners on work furlough
  16. Advocates want Hawaii to ban sex trafficking
  17. Top firefighters sue Hawaii county claiming alleges wage inequities
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Sunday, April 12, 2015
April 12, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:41 PM :: 4688 Views
  1. OHA seeks TMT moratorium to "address unresolved legal matters"
  2. Alii Place: Where Will the $90M Come From?
  3. PBS Video: Gridlocked by the power grid: Hawaii's Solar Industry
  4. Rail Tax: If You Don't Ask You Don't Get
  5. HB459: The Science and Politics of Casual Sex
  6. Star-Adv: It's time for Mayor Kenoi to resign
  7. Spending scandal threatens to end Kenoi's career
  8. Sen Josh Green takes heat from psychologists, retirees on potential conflicts of interest
  9. Thirty Meter Telescope construction delayed to April 20
  10. Shapiro: Ige Turns it Around with Case Nomination
  11. Kidnap--Inmates Given 'Work Furlough' to Look for a Job
  12. Union Planning to Represent Marijuana Workers Criticizes Dispensary Legislation
  13. Marijuana Bills Will be Rewritten in Conference
  14. Waimanalo family claims UH hemp study land belongs to them
  15. Airport sees dramatic decline in number of homeless people
  16. Creating a Hawaii electric co-op
  17. Schatz: I have no 'Head Space' for Reflecting, but I Talk Story with Biden
  18. Kona Church Marks 195 Years
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Saturday, April 11, 2015
April 11, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:00 PM :: 4839 Views
  1. Telescope: For OHA, it’s all About the Rent Money
  2. Suzanne Case Pays for Aerial Shooting and Eradication: Can Hunters Trust Her?
  3. Marijuana, Gender-Opinion Birth Certificates, and Unsafe Places Head for Final Votes
  4. Kenoi Paid for Promotional TV Shows with County Funds, County Hiding His Emails
  5. Kenoi fails to file gift disclosures, State Cancels his P-Card
  6. Caldwell: Honolulu Rail Tax Is Not ‘Chump Change’
  7. Ige Negotiates with Feds to Shunt Failed Health Connector into DCCA
  8. Feds Won't Confirm Health Connector Takeover Claims
  9. Star-Adv: Telescope Protests Show that Buying Off OHA is a Waste of Money
  10. OHA Trustee Thanks Telescope Protesters for Helping with Rent Hike
  11. Pathetic Anti-GMO Activists Reduced to Whining About 'Red Dust'
  12. Bill 6: Council Pushes Harder on Homeless Who Continue to Refuse Shelter
  13. Pothead Distressed at Changes to Marijuana Dispensing Bill
  14. Drunk Prosecutor Loses License for Two Years
  15. DOE: Crackdown on chronic absenteeism Part of Strive HI Campaign
  16. HSTA Files Grievance at Honokaa HS
  17. Matlin's salary set at $1.45M+Bonuses, Inevitable Termination Pays $150K
  18. After Wasting $11M, State Launches 2.0 Version
  19. PBS Interviews Hawaii Man Scammed by Solar Contractors
  20. State parks Use Illegal Hiking in Budget Pitch
  21. Former drug court clerk allegedly stole gift cards meant for participants
  22. Woman's rental search meets Section 8 stigma
  23. Family blames quarantine station for dog's death
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Friday, April 10, 2015
April 10, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:54 PM :: 5288 Views
  1. Telescope Protests: Hawaii is not the A'ole State
  2. HB500: Hawaii Legislators Vote on Secret Budget
  3. Rep Luke Gives One Hour Notice for Hearing on Open Government Bill
  4. HPD to Face on-site Accreditation Commission
  5. Local 5 Pushing Self-Funded Insurance Scheme
  6. Senate Committee Amends, Approves Interisland Ferry Resolution
  7. Study: At Home Care Costs Increase in Hawaii
  8. Small Business Group Challenges Employment Law Proposals
  9. Scrounging for More Money, Health Exchange Falsely Claims to Hold Prepaid Health Care Act Hostage
  10. Kenoi failed to report $1000s of 'gifts'
  11. Honolulu Releases 100s of P-Card Records
  12. Star-Adv: Audit the P-Cards
  13. Growing larger is the thing state government does best
  14. PKF Pacific Standing by Indicted Partner
  15. Tow Truck Could have Closed Zipper Lane
  16. Under Suzanne Case, Nature Conservancy in "Acquisition Mode"
  17. Senators want state to explore interisland ferry system
  18. Proxy materials detail Next Era takeover of Hawaiian Electric
  19. Oil — not renewables — touted as isles' linchpin
  20. Anti-GMO Neocolonialism in Agriculture
  21. Senate Passes Resolutions Calling for Removal of US Flag from State Buildings Jan 17 each year
  22. Telescope protesters appeal to Office of Hawaiian Affairs
  23. Protesters: OHA Should Demand 'Back Rent'
  24. Ige Spends Hours with Protesters on Mauna Kea
  25. Science, Not Superstition, Brought Polynesians to Hawaii
  26. Resurrected media access bill heads to Senate floor
  27. Hawaii campaign contribution case still awaiting 9th Circuit ruling after 18 months
  28. Criminals with 88 priors and 60 priors Out on Streets of Waikiki Thanks to Hawaii's Soft on Crime Judiciary
  29. Homeless Who Refuse to Accept Shelter Whine About Raids
  30. Panhandling Laws: ACLU Working Hard to Keep the Homeless Homeless
  31. Legislators Secretly Scheming to Gut n Replace Uber/Lyft Bill
  32. Obama's Bank of Hawaii Pick for the Fed May Be in Danger
  33. Not as Robust as Projected: Gay Tourist Weddings up by 2% After Legalization
  34. Artificial Sweeteners May Cause Obesity, Diabetes
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Thursday, April 9, 2015
April 9, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:26 PM :: 6329 Views
  1. Rail Tax: 2022 Sunset is Only Remaining Check on HART Spending
  2. Kanaiolowalu: How to Make Your Girlfriend Rich
  3. Guam, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, Alaska Join Call for Jones Act Reform
  4. DBEDT: International Students Contribute Over $205M to Economy
  5. Ige Names Appointees to Head DLIR, OIMT
  6. City launches Important Agricultural Lands (IAL) website
  7. Grassroot: Public-private partnerships for Hawaii Hospitals
  8. DLNR Seeks Comment on 2015 Outdoor Recreation Plan
  9. Caldwell Admits GE Tax Hike is to Extend Rail to Manoa, Kapolei
  10. Telescope Protesters Will Stay until OHA Gets Pay
  11. Civil Beat: Kenoi Should Resign--Mayor just a Common Thief
  12. Intent to Defraud: Kenoi ethics to be Examined by Maui Counsel
  13. HGEA Still Looking for Excuses to Oppose Maui Memorial joining Hawaii Pacific Health
  14. Hawaii veterans wait longer for care on outer islands
  15. Senate Committee Sets Hearing for Ige’s New Choice to Head DLNR
  16. 14 Burials Found in Rail Path
  17. Mainland Homosexuals Winning Easily in Legislature
  18. UH Women's Studies Prof: 'Yes means Yes' is all about Money
  19. Ige: 'Absurd' Road Construction Delays Put Hawaii on Federal 'Watch List'
  20. Hawaii health officials hope to bring back bill to release millions in federal funding for Medicaid
  21. Kauai Anti-GMO Trial Begins, Judge Rules There are no Health Concerns
  22. Anti-GMO ex-Councilman Wants to Open Marijuana 'Dispensary'
  23. Tobacco-Free Coalition cleared on lobbying charges
  24. NextEra’s Bid Could Lead to Dissolution of HEI
  25. Oil Refiner Says LNG is a Bad Idea
  26. Youth Quit Gov't Jobs Fast After Getting Taste of Red Tape
  27. Hawaii Export Sector Growing Fast, But Still Smallest in US
  28. State Senator says prisons should review work furlough policies
  29. Patrick Oki stepping aside from managing PKF Pacific Hawaii
  30. OHA provides funding to support Na Pua No`eau
  31. Honokaa High principal under fire from HSTA
  32. Ige vs Feds: Keauhou aquifer is county’s responsibility
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Wednesday, April 8, 2015
April 8, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:20 PM :: 4561 Views
  1. Full Text: Drunk Prosecutor Resigns from Kaneshiro's Office
  2. Hawaii Has No Hate Crimes (Officially)
  3. Guess What: Hawaii Housing Is Expensive!
  4. Hawaii GE Tax: Broadest Sales Tax in US
  5. SB1280: Cab Companies Offer to Retrain Uber Drivers
  6. Senate Committee Approves 5-Year GE Tax Hike
  7. No Resignation Yet: Kenoi Hires Three Criminal Defense Lawyers, Attorney General Takes Over Felony Theft Investigation
  8. Unlike Others, Kenoi Still hasn't Been Fired for P-Card Theft
  9. ML&P, Grove Farm Owners Really Thrilled with Suzanne Case for DLNR
  10. Legislature May Do Little to Address Hawaii’s Housing Shortage
  11. Don't rush into buying Alii Place
  12. Telescope Stand down While Ige, UH negotiate Payoffs for OHA
  13. Maui Memorial: "We cannot wait for one more session or one more study"
  14. Arakawa: Maui County to explore buying MECO, forming co-op (good) or Public utility (bad)
  15. How charter school system in Hawaii is a success
  16. House bill Authorizes Marijuana Stores on Ag Land and in Residential Areas
  17. Tax break for cesspool conversions advances
  18. Lobbyist Spending Is Concentrated at the Top
  19. DoT Orders Commuters off Shoulder Lanes While Senate Votes on Rail Tax Hike
  20. Former Gov. Linda Lingle talks Hawaii politics
  21. BOE approves school meal price increase
  22. Five of HPD's breathalyzers broken at the same time
  23. Some rethinking the Justice Reinvestment Act
  24. Work furlough inmates arrested in robbery, kidnapping investigation
  25. Hawaii Homosexual Child Molester Charged: 57 Counts, 12 boys Victimized
  26. City Worker Arrested as Peeping Tom
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Tuesday, April 7, 2015
April 7, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:18 PM :: 4938 Views
  1. Worst in Nation Hawaii Health Connector Looking for Another $28M
  2. House Speaker mum so far on complaint against Karl Rhoads
  3. Prosecutor: HART & OHA Auditing Firm Victim of 3-year, $500K Embezzlement Scheme
  4. Senate Minority Alternative Budget cuts spending, caps collective bargaining
  5. Hawaii Republican Convention Set for May 2
  6. Ige Nominates Suzanne Case to DLNR, Names Three to School Board
  7. Gallup: Honolulu 2nd Healthiest Community in US
  8. Ethics complaint: 'Kenoi should be removed from Office'
  9. Celebrutards asked to Join Telescope Protest, Ige Calls for 'Timeout'
  10. Indictment names companies, fake identities used by PFK Pacific Hawaii's Patrick Oki
  11. Carlisle Slams Kaneshiro for Hiring Drunk Prosecutor
  12. Arakawa Mocks Energy 'Experts'
  13. State Tracking 'Sustainability' Progress Via New Online Dashboard
  14. Ige to make Nominations by April 8
  15. Bill to buy Alii Place goes to full Senate as more companies ditch office space
  16. 14.4% of Hawaii Teens Using Long Term Birth Control
  17. J-1: A Cultural Exchange Program or a Ticket to Sweatshop Labor?
  18. Lawmakers want cap on interest rate for payday loans
  19. Feds Push Preschool for Hawaii
  20. HSTA Opposes Phony 'Pay Raise' Resolutions
  21. HSTA Dissidents "Eliminate Educator Effectiveness"
  22. National Liberal Group Upset at Hawaii's Failure to Implement Massive Tax Hike for Long Term Care
  23. Complete Debunk of Anti-GMO 'Food Babe'
  24. Maui PD Officer sentenced for endangering her son in Drunk Driving Crash
  25. DoE will reopen Keonepoko Elementary for next school year
  26. Rep Tupola Works With HPD to Open Leeward Emergency Access Roads
  27. Kauai Council to Consider 'Homestay' Vacation Rental Ordinance
  28. Native Hawaiian Population Began Growing with Territory, Statehood
  29. Borreca: Sea Level Rise will Drown us all or something
  30. Poll 75% of Hawaii Suckered by Al Gore
  31. Tax freedom getting later
  32. 'Extinct' Hawaii Shearwater Found Alive in Japan
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Monday, April 6, 2015
April 6, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:49 PM :: 4908 Views
  1. Sea-Based Radar a $2.2B Flop, Mothballed at Pearl Harbor
  2. Kelii Akina interviews Michael Hamnett -- UH and Hawaii's Future
  3. US Census Looks at Small Businesses in Hawaii
  4. Rail Auditor Arrested for Money Laundering -- Ties to OHA, DAGS, UH
  5. Ige: Rail Tax Hike would 'Condone Mismanagement'
  6. State Tech: Deathly Afraid, Nightmares, and Sleepless Nights
  7. How Much Does Shipping Increase the Cost of Living?
  8. After Nago's Latest Disaster, Legislation Moves
  9. After the Sexual Revolution--University must administer students' sex lives
  10. First Amendment Beats Gay Hype 51% -45%
  11. More Solar: Can Grid Handle it?
  12. Crystal meth in Hawaii: Still bad
  13. Locks don't work at Halawa, Prisoners to be Flown to Arizona
  14. Bicyclist critically injured after struck by car near Ala Moana, off-duty officer involved
  15. Pearlridge TOD Boosts Traffic, Pedestrian Danger
  16. Bikeshare Fails to Launch
  17. Hoopili Still Haggling over Affordable Housing Rules
  18. On the verge of homelessness: A Kailua woman’s struggle highlights rising elderly homeless population
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Sunday, April 5, 2015
April 5, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:26 PM :: 4475 Views
  1. Trustee: OHA Drains $20M from Trust Since December
  2. The Turtle Bay Bill, Part 2
  3. Rail Tax Hike 'Orchestrated False Crisis, Flim-Flam, Theatrics'
  4. Star-Adv: Kenoi clearly has violated public trust
  5. Kenoi's excuses cannot overcome the plain facts
  6. Deputy prosecutor, former lawmaker, and Drug Rave Producer Jon Riki Karimatsu arrested for DUI ... again
  7. Vote by Mail Won't Boost Turnout, Will Disenfranchise Elderly
  8. Media access bill gets new life
  9. $90M to Buy 'Prestige' Office Building Slipped into HB1366
  10. Vampire: Rail Construction Causes 36% Shortage in Hawaii Blood Supply
  11. No free travel for teachers, panel says
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Saturday, April 4, 2015
April 4, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:43 PM :: 4291 Views
  1. Kenoi Must Resign
  2. Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative Secretly Killed
  3. DBEDT: 65,000 New Housing Units Needed in Next 10 Years
  4. Legislative Week in Review: Sex, Drugs, Birth Certificates, and a Place to Hide the Kids from Mom
  5. "Through a Glass Clearly: Predicting the Future in Land Use Takings Law"
  6. Criminal Defense Lawyer Thinks he can Help Kenoi Avoid Prison
  7. Kenoi kept misusing county card despite warnings
  8. State Attorney General takes over Criminal Kenoi Investigation
  9. Five Senators Named to Investigate Galuteria
  10. Star-Adv: New Prison Part of Turtle Bay Deal
  11. Obamacare Offers Money to Community Health Clinics 
  12. Homeless Drunks Find Loophole at Waikiki Pavilions
  13. Tweekers Jump 150%--Nearly 1% of Workforce
  14. HB888 Illegal to Carry Gun While Drunk
  15. Greenmail: Usual Suspects Demand Payoffs for Telescope Construction to Continue
  16. Pesticides: Fear Mongering Anyone?
  17. DLNR Leader Must Embrace the Eco Religion
  18. LA Times: Giant Golf Ball a $2.2B Hole in Hawaii Anti-Missile Defense
  19. Kamehameha Withholding Evidence Against Alleged Child Molester ex-Teacher
  20. Default on Student Loan, Lose Professional License
  21. Hawaii’s State Senate passes Armenian Genocide resolution
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Friday, April 3, 2015
April 3, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:20 PM :: 4832 Views
  1. Hawaii's Good Friday Holiday - What's Up With That?
  2. PUC: Decoupling Boosts Electric Rates--'Adjust Revenue' up by 229% 'Without Review'
  3. SCR181: Interisland Ferry System Study
  4. Hawaii AG Joins call for Congressional Investigation of ‘Natural’ Supplements Industry
  5. Mauna Kea Protesters Arrested for Blocking Road to the Top
  6. Ige Nominates Six UH Regents
  7. Success of independently funded GMO papaya confounds anti-tech ideologues
  8. 'Conservative Hawks' See Tulsi Gabbard Senate bid as 'Natural'
  9. Where Do Our Tuition Dollars Go?
  10. Kenoi Spend Hundreds at Another Hostess Bar-- Criminal Charges Considered
  11. Kenoi Paid Bar Association Dues with Taxpayer Funds
  12. Schatz apparently following Michael Corleone's advice on Gabbard
  13. Star-Adv: Authorize Maui hospital plan
  14. After Carmageddon, DoT Decides to do Simple Things They Should Have Done Years Ago
  15. In Desperate Effort to Con Legislators into Raising Taxes, Grabauskas Pretends to Skip Bonus This Year
  16. Maui might exit HEI, create its own utility
  17. School guidelines prevent testing 'opt-outs'
  18. Monday Deadline Looms for Ige to Pick New DLNR Chair
  19. Maui County audit: $21 million lost
  20. Hawaii corrections OCCC might be moved to Halawa
  21. Legislature unlikely to bail out UH Athletics
  22. Ethics ruling could put public school trips in jeopardy
  23. Off-duty officer involved in Honolulu bar shooting
  24. Hawaii Has Lowest Proportion of Teen Drivers--53.8%
  25. Ride sharing company protests proposed Hawaii regulations
  26. Bowie steps down as head of Maui Tomorrow, Returning to California
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Thursday, April 2, 2015
April 2, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:47 PM :: 3923 Views
  1. Hawaii 4th Graders Being Brainwashed Against GMOs
  2. MIT: Scientific illiteracy in left-wing politics
  3. 61 Hawaii Bridges Need Structural Repair
  4. DoE Announces Statewide Graduation Dates for 2015
  5. Hawaii Senate creates panel to review Sen. Brickwood Galuteria's qualifications
  6. I Oppose Gay Marriage. Should I Still Be Able to Get a Job?
  7. ADHD in Hawaii: 70% on Prescription Drugs, 61% Get 'Behavioral Therapy'
  8. Council votes back extension of GE Tax for rail
  9. Several nonbinding resolutions urge changes by HART, including cost-cutting
  10. Senate shaves less than 1 percent from the governor's funding proposal
  11. Mauna Kea: OHA Demands Payoffs for Mountain
  12. HB819: Bullying the Gay Agenda into Schools
  13. HSTA: Blame Common Core for Upcoming Low Test Scores
  14. Kenoi Refuses to Say Who He Partied With at Hostess Bar Brothel.  "I came to represent Big Island."
  15. Kenoi Billed Taxpayers for Surfboard, Bike, Clothing and Hostess Bar: Kenoi releases credit card statements, pays back $7,500
  16. Kenoi Racks Up $26K in Illegal P Card Expenses
  17. Legislators so far have wisely resisted anti-GMO hysteria
  18. Green Energy Schemers Miffed After PUC Misses Chance to Stuff Even More Money in their Pockets
  19. Mauna Kea Blockade Intensifies, Arrests Expected
  20. Feds Raid Honolulu Museum of Art, Seize Stolen Antiquities
  21. Ige appoints 6 to serve on UH Board of Regents
  22. Hawaii Senate to Post Résumés of Nominees on Website
  23. Honolulu's construction costs highest in the U.S.
  24. Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative officially ends after 7-year run
  25. Call for More Lanes, Tunnel Under Pearl Harbor
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Wednesday, April 1, 2015
April 1, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:03 PM :: 4403 Views
  1. State DoT Stages Massive Traffic Jam Just in Time for April Fools Day Rail Tax Vote
  2. Roll Commission Squandered Millions, Spent Only $270K on Signup effort
  3. Applicants Sought for District Court Per Diem Judges
  4. Ige’s Old Senate Faction Gets Checked
  5. Schatz, Gabbard Team up Against Hirono
  6. Star-Adv: After 5 Years--Release Kenoi's pCard records
  7. Database: Checking Up on Top State Officials Just Got a Lot Easier
  8. Zombie crossing—a dead bill crosses over to the Senate and becomes undead
  9. Only After Drivers Complain About Rail Construction does City Synchronize Traffic Lights 
  10. City Council Amendments Would Alter Hoopili Affordable Housing Requirements
  11. Fired Judge Randall Lee fires back, Names Names
  12. UH Student Challenges Anti-Male Campus Environment
  13. VIDEO: Homeless Passed out in Waikiki Pavillion-pools of blood and urine
  14. Bill attempts to address lack of mental health treatment
  15. Religious freedom laws not used against gays
  16. What Happens to Molokai if GMOs are Banned?
  17. Protesters thwart work on TMT for second day
  18. B&B Owners Look for Path to Legitimacy
  19. Maui County Budget Spending up 16%
  20. Office of Hawaiian Affairs looks for short-term users in Kakaako Makai
  21. Molokai calls for county subsidy-- Ferry trapped Behind Wall of PUC Regulations
  22. Is Hawaii Poised to Become a Top State for Gun Ownership?
  23. Federal judge: Navy's training plans off Hawaii, California inadequate
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