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Thursday, April 30, 2020
April 30, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:33 PM :: 4030 Views
  1. Caldwell Admin Official Sued for Child Molestation
  2. Alleged Child Molester Hired by DoE, Taught Second Grade
  3. Ige Reopens Realtors, Car Dealers, Professional Services
  4. Hawaii Officials Mull Further Restrictions On Tourists, But Data Show Most Virus Cases Are Residents
  5. Kauai Curfew and County-Organized Homeless Tent Cities Still in Effect
  6. 60% of Unemployment Claims Not Yet Acted on
  7. DLIR Finally Ready for Self-Employed to Apply for Unemployment
  8. Dental and eye care offices plan to open-up appointments slowly
  9. Aussies Already Planning Hawaii Vacations
  10. Another 35-MW wind farm is proposed in Ulupalakua
  11. Telemedicine: Abortion by Mail in Hawaii
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Wednesday, April 29, 2020
April 29, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:35 PM :: 2894 Views
  1. Maui Council to Hike Property Taxes, Boost Pay for ‘High Level Attorneys'
  2. COVID-19 Monitoring Could Turn Hawaii Into A Tourist ‘Prison Camp,’ Critics Say
  3. Caldwell eyes May 1st for possible reopening of low-risk businesses  
  4. ‘By mid-month we could see some significant changes,’ LG Green on slowly re-opening the state
  5. Coronavirus antibody tests will start Thursday in Hawaii
  6. Public In The Dark as HART Board Approves Another $40M in Change Orders
  7. An optimistic film industry prepares for the day productions can resume in Hawaii
  8. Ward Village stores form Hui, ask landlord for price break
  9. Kauai hasn’t seen a new COVID-19 diagnosis in 15 days. Now, they’re reporting no active cases
  10. Kim eyes reopening some businesses as long as safety measures are in place
  11. Kokua Kalihi Valley among Oahu clinics demanding access to COVID-19 testing
  12. Hawaii Labs Improve COVID-19 Testing Turnaround Times
  13. Some Adult Care Homes Want Inspections Halted—COVID is their latest Excuse
  14. Kauai Homeless Tent City Festers Under Bridge
  15. Mainland Criminal Flies to Hawaii, gets Deported
  16. Baltimore Consulting Firm Relocates Entire Staff to Hawaii, Violates  Quarantine
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Tuesday, April 28, 2020
April 28, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:01 PM :: 6480 Views
  1. Punahou Board Member Resigns over Child Molestation Allegations
  2. Economist predicts parts of state’s economy could soon reopen
  3. Less than one-third of Hawaii’s unemployment claims have been paid since March 1
  4. Honolulu Police Commission to hold second secret meeting
  5. Squeaky Wheel Political Quarantine: Governor changes his mind on flower deliveries (No science here)
  6. Maui Business Leaders Push To Join Western States Pact, Ige Demurs
  7. Closure of mainland processing plants raises some concern among local cattle ranchers
  8. Hawaii in line for close to $7 billion in federal assistance, Rep. Ed Case says
  9. HECO Companies Bad Debt Is Rising -- Utilities Seek Deferred Accounting for COVID-19 Expenses
  10. Lawsuit: Hawaiian Airlines fraud on Corona Refunds
  11. City resumes homeless sweeps, citing concerns about infection risk
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Monday, April 27, 2020
April 27, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:19 PM :: 3581 Views
  1. ‘Insider Trading’ Wrecks Meadow Gold Sale?
  2. Homeless Camp Blocks COVID Testing Team
  3. Immigrants And Others Struggle Applying For Hawaii Jobless Benefits
  4. New management structure for Maunakea proposed
  5. Public participation critical for real property tax rates, FY 2021 budget
  6. Council members push programs to help beleaguered businesses
  7. Another Child Welfare Fail -- Former foster kids sue parents and state over abuses
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Sunday, April 26, 2020
April 26, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:38 PM :: 2420 Views
  1. Some fear liberties will be lost in Hawaii’s COVID-19 pandemic orders
  2. State Supreme Court: Release More Criminals from Jail
  3. Credit-rating agencies lower Hawaii’s debt outlook to ‘negative’
  4. Star-Adv: As long as COVID-19 cases tamped, strategic phased reopening in Hawaii makes sense
  5. UHPA: Re-Start Academic Research
  6. Oahu’s mayoral race and rail problems obscured by coronavirus crisis
  7. Covid-19 Financial Impacts -- HECO, MECO & HELCO
  8. Despite pandemic, some protesters continue camping on Maunakea
  9. Tulsi Gabbard is Back
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Saturday, April 25, 2020
April 25, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:03 PM :: 2103 Views
  1. Bill 41 Property Tax Relief for Businesses?
  2. Kauai Council eyes reducing current budget
  3. Covid impact on Hawaii home sales will be more severe next month
  4. Hawaii Paid $68 Million In Unemployment Claims This Week
  5. Hawaii lawmakers are advised to prepare for more cases of COVID-19
  6. State attorney general tells Hawaii Senate Special Committee on COVID-19 that 14-day visitor quarantine may last
  7. With donations, nonprofit puts homeless families up in Waikiki hotels
  8. Young Brothers requests to scale back service to Maui, Hawaii counties
  9. Coronavirus outbreak strikes another U.S. Navy ship after Pearl Harbor Port Call
  10. About 100 victims come forward with new claims of sex abuse
  11. Aquarium trade releases final EIS for reopening West Hawaii fishery
  12. The Trash That Fuels Oahu’s Power Plant Is Vanishing As Fast As The Tourists
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Friday, April 24, 2020
April 24, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:50 PM :: 3473 Views
  1. Chinky Mahoe Sued for Child Molestation
  2. Friday is Deadline for Child Molestation Lawsuits
  3. Self-Employed Gig Workers Unemployment Checks Must Wait for DLIR to Build New Computer System
  4. Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell outlines plan to reopen Hawaii businesses
  5. How to rescue Maui from the coronavirus recession
  6. Caldwell: Use Kauai as Guinea Pig for COVID Tourism  
  7. 25% of Hawaii’s COVID-19 patients who are 60 and over have been hospitalized
  8. Visitor: I was Here for Two Weeks, took Four Flights to three islands—nobody checked on me
  9. More than 3,500 visitors have come to Hawaii since quarantine began
  10. Hawaiian Airlines Got $654 Million From Feds
  11. Homeless Tent City Expands
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Thursday, April 23, 2020
April 23, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:09 PM :: 3495 Views
  1. ‘What Was It All For?’: Divide Grows Over Hawaii’s Lockdown
  2. Caldwell to Reopen Car Dealers, Realtors
  3. Kauai to Reopen May 3?
  4. For those awaiting elective surgeries, physical pain & the unknown of when surgeries will resume is unbearable
  5. Senators say plan needed as airlines resume flying to Hawaii
  6. No Surprise: DoH Against City Purchase of 10,000 Test Kits
  7. DoH Accused of COVID Cluster Coverup
  8. Tourists Leave Address Blank to Fake Quarantine
  9. 1980s Computers Slow Unemployment Backlog
  10. Contact tracers follow-up positive COVID-19 cases in Hawaii
  11. Antibody tests show COVID-19 was in Hawaii before first positive test
  12. Sunshine: Kauai Council Rushing Housing Density Law under Quarantine?
  13. Three Hawai`i Solar Projects Test The Legal Limits
  14. Will There Be “Vote Buying”?
  15. Mauna Kea: Hawaii Co Council votes to accept $5.3 million for police overtime
  16. MMA star Macfarlane among women suing Punahou, former basketball coach for sex abuse
  17. Why Go Away to College if it is Going to Be Online-Only?
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Wednesday, April 22, 2020
April 22, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:48 PM :: 3826 Views
  1. Hawaii’s Virus Response: ‘Medieval Frankenstein’ Sidelined
  2. Japan: Travelers Get COVID Test at Airport—Result within Hours
  3. 100% Tested Tourists Key to Reopening
  4. Hawaiian Airlines Cuts More Flights
  5. Public worker union urges Ige to borrow $4B to pay them to sit at home
  6. Unions Exploit Maui Memorial COVID Cluster
  7. Lawmakers pretend to look to diversify Hawaii’s economy away from tourism
  8. Gabbard Spending a Lot of Time Trying to Reconnect with Her Constituents … Hmmmmm
  9. Mayor Kim Mandates Face Masks in All Stores
  10. Contradictory, Changing COVID Orders Confuse Public
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Tuesday, April 21, 2020
April 21, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:51 PM :: 7455 Views
  1. Prisoners ARE being released from jail because of pandemic --- One of them is now charged with sex assault
  2. One Note Band: DoH Focus on Discouraging use of Antibody Tests
  3. Beach Ban: All Sister Isle Mayors have questions—Caldwell Reopens Parks ‘for Exercise’
  4. COVID: What Cost?
  5. Hawaii unemployment fund could run out in 3 weeks, state could seek federal loan
  6. HMSA Exec in Control of Plan  -- Gradual Lifting of Hawaii’s economy from coronavirus shutdown to start within a month
  7. Congressional delegation wants effective school plan from DOE
  8. HPD Writes 2,800 Tickets for Emergency Order Violations
  9. Maui Liquor Comm. Harasses Local Distillery over Hand Sanitizer Giveaway
  10. During COVID, Solar Schemers Grab for Megabux
  11. Hawaii farmers may shut down due to hardships
  12. Homeless COVID Center was all Fake
  13. Tulsi Gabbard Has More Than $640,000 In Presidential Cash
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Monday, April 20, 2020
April 20, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:08 PM :: 4488 Views
  1. Budgets Can Be Cut 20% Without Salary Reductions—If Decisions are not made by Empire Building Department Heads
  2. Anderson: COVID Will be Around for Years, We Can Live With it if we Keep Tourists Out
  3. ‘Open Hawaii’: A small group of protesters feel its time to ease up restrictions
  4. Stay-home order likely to be extended past April 30, Gov. Ige says
  5. Unions Finally Agree to Help Process Unemployment Claims
  6. "We went off a cliff together" - Economist tells Hawaii Realtors to brace for COVID-19 impact
  7. Hawaii County Mayor Job Attracts More Than A Dozen
  8. Soft-on-Crime Activists Dream About COVID Infecting Hawaii’s Arizona Prisoners
  9. COVID Becomes Excuse to Build Massive Festering Homeless Tent Cities on Kauai—Newly Arrived Mainland Homeless is Media Contact
  10. Arrests Cut down 33% to Keep COVID out of Jails
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Sunday, April 19, 2020
April 19, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 9:13 PM :: 2411 Views
  1. Surprise! Hawaii officials brace for ‘big surge’ of newly homeless after shutting down economy
  2. Heavy reliance on tourism dollars leaves Hawaii with tough options like pay cuts
  3. 20% Pay Cut vs Empty Talk from Congressional Delegation
  4. How’s that endorsement of Gov. David Ige feeling right now?
  5. Pandemic Helps Incumbents
  6. Property tax base protects county coffers—Hawaii County Still Hiring
  7. Victorino to Ige: Reconsider beach exercise ban
  8. Kauai Protests Lockdown
  9. Honolulu Council advances bill to defer property tax for pandemic-stricken Hawaii businesses
  10. Kona COVID-19 cluster doubles in one day
  11. Results promising for first COVID-19 blood tests in Hawaii   
  12. 2nd grade teacher creates forum to help educators with 'distance learning'
  13. BoE Holds Illegal Secret Meeting on Windfarms
  14. Capacity of new Aloha Stadium not set in concrete
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Saturday, April 18, 2020
April 18, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:23 PM :: 2914 Views
  1. 18 Ways To Get Hawaii Back On Its Feet Again
  2. Serving their Union Masters: Senators Blast Governor’s Plan to Cut HGEA, HSTA, UPW Salaries     
  3. Hawaii has the highest unemployment rate in the nation, USA Today reports
  4. Dozens of emergency homeless shelters built in Hilo parking lot
  5. Maui Council Priority-- Near ban on plastic disposable utensils OK’d
  6. Governor Allows Bars to Reopen for Take-out Liquor Sales
  7. Domestic Violence Shelter Flooded with Calls
  8. With schools closed, parents are navigating a new reality in which they’re tasked with steering their children’s education.
  9. Lassner: ‘Uncomfortable’ changes ahead at UH
  10. Hawaii’s jail population drops by 619 inmates since March Because Courts Stop Sending Criminals
  11. Flu cases drop in East Hawaii
  12. Bailed Out Airlines Ask Permission to Cut Hawaii Service
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Friday, April 17, 2020
April 17, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:55 PM :: 4478 Views
  1. Maui COVID Patients ‘Treated’ by DoH--‘Released’ by Telephone, Never Saw a Doctor
  2. Unemployment in Hawaii tops 37% as coronavirus shutdown continues
  3. Murky Ethical Firewall After HECO Installs COVID Recovery Czar in Governor’s Office
  4. Maui County No Furloughs, 1/3 of ‘Workers’ Faking it at Home
  5. Honolulu lockdown to last for months
  6. Gov. Ige: 'We do not meet criteria to re-open May 1' as President Trump encouraged
  7. Pandemic Further Postpones Federal Civil And Criminal Trials
  8. HART: Give STG $100M to Build past Middle Street Because Nan isn’t getting job done (and pay Nan too!)
  9. Honolulu Salary Commission members unanimously vote no to city officials’ raises
  10. Navy ‘ready to flex’ Rim of the Pacific exercise in Hawaii despite coronavirus outbreak
  11. Should the State use federal funds to pay for rapid antibody tests? Lt. Gov. Josh Green said they should
  12. Schatz: Free Money from the Sky Will Stop Pay Cuts
  13. Supreme Court: Inmate Release Motions Due by Monday April 20
  14. 108 inmates on Big Isle seek early release because their lawyers think we might be dumb enough to give it to them
  15. Excellent News: Honolulu Homeless Sweeps To Resume
  16. COVID Found at Wailuku Homeless Shelter
  17. Homeless Flies in From Arizona, Outsmarts Airports Division, Arrested in Waimanalo After Posting Online Videos
  18. Tweekers Begin Looting Parts from Parked Rental Cars
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Thursday, April 16, 2020
April 16, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:43 PM :: 2704 Views
  1. HSTA: Pay Cuts a ‘Done Deal’ Take Effect May 1
  2. HART officials project $80 million less in revenues for 2021—More City Borrowing Expected  
  3. Unemployment: DLIR Shoveling Money out the Door 
  4. With tourism in coronavirus tatters, Hawaii gets a negative outlook from Moody’s 
  5. Loosening stay-at-home orders could come as early as May  
  6. Kaiser Coronavirus Experts Fly In For Damage Control At Maui Hospital
  7. Coronavirus Site For Oahu’s Homeless Will Not Offer Testing
  8. State to lease hotels for COVID-19 isolation
  9. DoH Investigating Six COVID Clusters
  10. Big Island COVID-19 test numbers continue decline
  11. COVID Means Lifeguards are in Trucks, not on Beach
  12. Parents Banned from Meeting Kids in Foster Care
  13. Hawaii marine monument expansion’s impact on fishing debated 5 years later
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Wednesday, April 15, 2020
April 15, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:35 PM :: 2121 Views
  1. Unions: Governor is proposing 20% pay cuts for ‘most’ state employees
  2. Honolulu Salary Commission taking up 3% pay raise plan for city officials
  3. COVID 56 Hospitalized but DoH says only 26
  4. Safety versus liberty: Constitutional freedoms tempered by COVID-19 crisis
  5. Why No Public Testimony for House, Senate COVID Committees? 
  6. Realtors, Construction, Landscaping Back to Work on Kauai
  7. Staff: Things Got Out Of Hand Quickly At Maui Hospital
  8. State launches new online portal for tracking unemployment claims
  9. DOH, DOE to modify school-reopening terms
  10. Lawsuit: Special Ed Students Need Extra Help When Schools Reopen
  11. Kauai Council makes Brun ex-officio member
  12. Justice Department takes church’s side in COVID 1st Amendment suit
  13. Mental patient arrested for allegedly threatening to blow up hospital, police station
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Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Letters to the Editor April, 2020
By Letters to the Editor @ 1:00 AM :: 2776 Views
  • Rethink Tourism for Post-COVID Hawaii
  • Police Question People on Virus-free Island of Lanai 
  • RimPac COVID Problem
  • Does Ige Command Respect?
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Tuesday, April 14, 2020
April 14, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:38 PM :: 2335 Views
  1. Hawaii 3rd-Lowest COVID Per Capita in USA
  2. Talks about how to lift stay-at-home order begin
  3. Contact Testing is the Key to Reopening the Economy—but we would have to transfer HGEA members to new jobs so we’re all doomed
  4. Coronavirus-Tracking Platform Gets Traction in Hawaii
  5. Hawaii Small Businesses Land $1.6 Billion From Feds
  6. Senators slam Ige for Paying HGEA Members to do Nothing
  7. Maui County Hides Second Cluster from DoH?
  8. 18 workers reassigned to help with jobless claims are only staying long enough to get trained
  9. Fabric stores to re-open as essential businesses
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Monday, April 13, 2020
April 13, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:55 PM :: 2584 Views
  1. What problem is Honolulu’s curfew supposed to solve?
  2. Activists Question COVID Violation Tack-ons
  3. Jail populations drop 25% amid virus pandemic as Police Stop Making Arrests and Prosecutors Give Homeless Criminals a Free Pass
  4. Dr Scott Miscovich warns of community spread from Maui Memorial outbreak  
  5. Stakes are high for Honolulu's paramedics amid COVID-19 pandemic
  6. Hawaii County wants coronavirus testing for all homeless
  7. Fake COVID-19 warnings posted in Waianae park in effort to scare Homeless Away
  8. Mayor considering making fabric stores ‘essential’ as sales move online
  9. No Evictions Can be Filed Until May 1 and then Most are Still Blocked
  10. Honolulu Star-Advertiser to do away with one day of traditional print
  11. Suddenly Homeschooling, Parent Realizes How Disappointing DoE is
  12. State urges Hawaii’s Colleges to disburse emergency cash grants for students impacted by COVID-19 pandemic
  13. How OHA Insiders Make ‘Environmental Justice’ into a Money Spinner
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Sunday, April 12, 2020
April 12, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:52 PM :: 3498 Views
  1. Test and Trace allows us to carefully restart Hawaii:  But First we must Reassign some HGEA Members
  2. Back to Work Starting May 1?
  3. First night of curfew runs smoothly for Oahu and Maui, Mayors urge residents to continue to stay home    
  4. Maui 2nd Cluster at a Church -- Mayor orders Easter Service Shutdown
  5. Petition calls for top hospital leaders to resign over COVID-19 allegations
  6. Hawaii senior care homes take extreme measures to keep COVID-19 out
  7. Few Students Participating in On-Line Classes—Few Teachers Teaching
  8. Public Defender demands that Felons be Allowed to become Homeless when Released Early
  9. Kauai: Burglary Down, Domestic Violence Up
  10. A 2 mile-long line stretched around Ala Moana. A sign families need help
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Saturday, April 11, 2020
April 11, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:55 PM :: 3314 Views
  1. Some call new curfews ‘overkill’
  2. HGEA More Scary Than Corona Virus—DoH Afraid to Transfer HGEA Members to Oversee Quarantined Tourists
  3. Idiot Caldwell Orders Mask And Fabric Stores to Close
  4. Hawaii’s New Unemployment Application Excludes Micronesian Migrant Workers
  5. With Nothing to Mooch, Homeless Shelter-Refusers Suddenly Begging to be Allowed in to Shelters
  6. Victims' advocates warn of spike in domestic violence during stay-at-home order
  7.  FDC Acts to Prevent DPS from Exporting Infected Inmates
  8. Cluster of cases at Maui Memorial grows to 19 with more test results pending
  9. Visitors that required rescue cited for violating stay-at-home order
  10. State takes digital step to improve traveler quarantine order
  11. Kauai, Hawaii County TVRs Ordered Shut Down
  12. Hawaii's restaurants hurting, bracing for long-term decrease in business
  13. Homeless Seniors On Hawaii Island Shelter At Holiday Inn Express
  14. RIMPAC will not be cancelled
  15. Hawaii Cruise Ship Passengers File Class-Action Suit
  16. Council passes first reading of TMT bill
  17. Maui County Manager Proposal to Be Heard April 17
  18. How Honolulu Lost Its Top Ranking For The Nation’s Worst Traffic
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Friday, April 10, 2020
April 10, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:11 PM :: 2022 Views
  1. COVID-19 crisis threatens rail project schedule ... and funding
  2. Officials will decide whether to extend Oahu curfew until end of April
  3. Corona Hypocrisy: We’re all Supposed to Hunker Down but Caldwell Sees Opportunity to Stand up and Inflict Himself on Waimanalo
  4. Domestic violence calls up 15% for March
  5. Smoking weed and coronavirus: Even occasional use raises risk of Covid-19 complications
  6. Problems for thousands of newly unemployed shift from filing claims to getting paid
  7. Special Master Refuses Mass Release of Criminals After Police Stop Making Bench Warrant Arrests
  8. Jail populations decline by 500 statewide, in part due to coronavirus
  9. Hawaii military has just over 30 cases of new coronavirus
  10. 700 More Mauians get COVID-19 testing
  11. State says ‘most’ visitors coming to Hawaii likely not following quarantine order
  12. Hotels for Heroes program criticized for turning many of those heroes away
  13. Honolulu Harbor: Three Cruise Ships on the Move
  14. Hydroxychloroquine Reappearing on Pharmacy Shelves
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Thursday, April 9, 2020
April 9, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:56 PM :: 3194 Views
  1. COVID Projection: Hawaii Peak of 10 Deaths Per Day on Sunday
  2. State may redeploy a few idle HGEA Members Next Week—DLIR Hiring New Employees Off Street while 1000s Paid to Sit at Home
  3. DoH Finally Agrees to Allow Contract Testing
  4. Accurate Rapid Testing key to Reopening Hawaii
  5. How Many Quarantined from COVID?  State, Counties Disagree
  6. Honolulu Cruise Ship Disaster Begins?  6 crew members of Pride of America cruise ship in Honolulu Harbor test positive for coronavirus
  7. Lt. Gov. Josh Green questions plan to release prisoners, Mercado Kim points out emergency is being used as “an excuse to let out prisoners early.”
  8. Military won’t say how many COVID-19 cases in Hawaii—Number Reported to DoH and Included in State Totals
  9. Two Hawai‘i National Guardsmen test positive for COVID-19
  10. Guam’s Growing Coronavirus Challenge
  11. Pandemic Deals Blow to Plastic Bag Bans
  12. Real Estate Listings Drop Sharply for April
  13. DOE: 4 weeks of no new coronavirus cases before public schools can reopen
  14. Pandemic impacts school services for special needs students
  15. Another Homeless Drug House Goes up in Flames 
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Wednesday, April 8, 2020
April 8, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:29 PM :: 2153 Views
  1. Hawaii’s jobless claims top 194,000—Long Wait for Benefits thanks to HGEA
  2. Jobless residents frustrated with being locked out of state's unemployment filing system
  3. Lt. Gov. Josh Green calls for more extensive testing
  4. Mayor Caldwell announces 'pause' in construction at Waimanalo Bay Beach Park
  5. Kaua‘i COVID-19 Q&A: Do I need documents to go see mom?
  6. HPD sets up tent city near Airport to serve the newly-arrived homeless instead of deporting them
  7. Kauai Curfew Reduces Hospital Intake by 40%—but not because of COVID
  8. Latest Trick to Force Mass Release of Criminals--Corrections officers complain about lack of basic protection at facilities
  9. Honolulu police issued more than 5,000 warnings
  10. Expand options for distance learning
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Tuesday, April 7, 2020
April 7, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:24 PM :: 2372 Views
  1. Sherwoods Protesters Cited for Violating COVID Emergency Order
  2. UW Revises estimated Hawaii COVID deaths down to 155 from 372
  3. Want Free Money?  Apply for Welfare—Nobody Will Check your Check
  4. Puna Councilman Opposes Inmate Release During Pandemic
  5. Two More Homeless Deported
  6. Inter-Island Quarantine lacks enforcement
  7. New instruments will provide COVID-19 results in minutes
  8. Remove GE Tax from Medical Practices to Save Private MDs
  9. Curfew and stay-at-home orders result in fewer traffic crashes
  10. Hawaii Island home prices increase nearly 10% in March  
  11. Parks and Rec hearing closed to the public
  12. KPD resumes firearms registration
  13. DeepGreen to make run for battery metals from seafloor
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Monday, April 6, 2020
April 6, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:22 PM :: 2617 Views
  1. Protect democracy by restoring open government in Hawaii
  2. VIDEO: Trucks Push Past Protesters as Caldwell Exploits Virus to Re-Launch Sherwoods Construction
  3. COVID Protects Council from Protesters So Reimbursement for TMT-related expenses back on the table
  4. Defense Lawyers Eager to Use COVID as Excuse for Dismissals—Molesters, Rapists, and Pimps May Walk
  5. Three Honolulu Police officers test positive for COVID-19
  6. Two GOP state lawmakers say mass prisoner release is "terrible idea"
  7. Hawaii mayors consider stricter safety measures as coronavirus cases grow
  8. Asymptomatic residents close to COVID-19 patients will soon get tested
  9. Nearly 25% in Hawaii fear having COVID-19 symptoms, survey shows
  10. Hawaii Banks Start Rolling Out Relief To Small Firms
  11. Study: Hawaii ranks #2 in most economically impacted by virus
  12. Paia confrontation over travel fears leaves visitors shaken
  13. National Guard to screen incoming, departing passengers at 5 Hawaii airports
  14. Spanish Flu Killed 2,300 in Hawaii 
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Sunday, April 5, 2020
April 5, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:17 PM :: 2041 Views
  1. COVID May Knock $2B Hole in Budget
  2. Star-Advertiser Bleeding Money, Lays off 46 Employees
  3. Bankruptcy Lawyer: Phone Ringing off Hook
  4. COVID Crisis is so Serious Hawaii County May Actually Stop ‘Creating Positions’!
  5. As World Burns Kauai County May Stop Filling Positions, May ‘Limit’ New Vehicle Purchases
  6. Mandatory Mask Order Coming?
  7. "Some people stay dying!" - state Senators urge Gov. Ige to be aggressive (whatever that means)
  8. 155 sailors on the USS Theodore Roosevelt test positive (44% of crew tested)
  9. Molokai Store Gets 100% Testing—2nd COVID Case Found
  10. Drug Dealers are an ‘Essential Business’  Stay Open During Epidemic
  11. Tiny homes could become part of response efforts against the coronavirus on Oahu
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Saturday, April 4, 2020
April 4, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:57 PM :: 3935 Views
  1. HGEA More Scary than COVID?  Ige afraid to Reassign Useless do-nothing HGEA Members to Help With Unemployment Backlog
  2. Testing is the key to everything.
  3. District Health Officer Reports Very Different COVID Numbers
  4. Lockdown Could Last Months
  5. International survey of physicians touts Hydroxychloroquine as COVID-19 treatment—(But Green, DoH still say ‘no’)
  6. Japan to offer anti-flu drug Avigan to nations fighting Corona Virus?
  7. Ige Activates Guard: New Homeless Arrivals will be Deported
  8. Ige asks Trump for use of federal detention center for inmates
  9. Hana Vigilante Patrols Completely Useless Against Virus
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Friday, April 3, 2020
April 3, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:24 PM :: 2836 Views
  1. HGEA Demands 25% Raise -- ‘Hazard Pay’ for its so-called Workers who are being paid to sit at home and do nothing
  2. Sporadic Complaints: Hawaii Democratic Presidential Primary ‘Feels Like Voter Suppression’
  3. Soft-on-Crime Activists Eager for COVID in Jail, Find None so Far
  4. Homeless Dude Flies in from Mainland, gets Jail--Will be Deported Today
  5. Excellent News: Homeless Dude Arrested in Kihei after Acting Homeless on Stolen Motorcycle
  6. 5 more homeless people come to Oahu during coronavirus pandemic
  7. DOBOR Reopens Bathrooms, Homeless Destroy them Within Days
  8. Pacific islands, Antarctic bases: coronavirus-free living in some of Earth’s most isolated places
  9. HECO Plan: Give Elon Musk $300M so We can buy more overpriced electricity from Wind, Solar Schemers 
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Thursday, April 2, 2020
April 2, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:58 PM :: 2088 Views
  1. 10,000 COVID Tests: Hawaii Among Most Tested States
  2.  Agenda: Mass Release of Criminals Will Make COVID Crisis Feel Real
  3. Agenda: Corona Crisis = Risk + Opportunism
  4. Waikiki doctors to offer blood test that detects exposure to COVID-19
  5. Pandemic speeds up construction start on master-planned village for the homeless
  6. Navy envisions major development near Pearl Harbor rail station
  7. Meadow Gold Hawaii to be sold to Los Angeles real estate investment firm
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Wednesday, April 1, 2020
April 1, 2020 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:13 PM :: 2528 Views
  1. Hawaii leaders don’t know how many state workers are getting paid to do nothing
  2. Nobody in Jail has COVID, but Lawyer seeks ‘Emergency and humanitarian release’ for accused rapist of 78-year old woman
  3. Caldwell: Mass Release of 426 Criminals Will Trigger Crime Wave During Pandemic
  4. COVID: After Overcoming DoH Resistance, Hawaii now 6th-Most Tested State
  5. Paying rent during COVID-19
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