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Friday, May 31, 2013
May 31, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:49 PM :: 4441 Views
  1. VIDEO: I Aloha Molokai ‘Bottom Up Planning’
  2. Gun Permitting Among Bills on Honolulu Council Agenda
  3. Shipping Industry under “environmental siege”
  4. Hawaii Ranks 6th for Senior Health
  5. Vanished Hawaii Travel Agent Ordered to Pay $4M
  6. Governor Releases $21.8 Million for Airports, Highways Statewide
  7. Legislators encouraged to revisit HCDA mandate
  8. Kakaako residents give lawmakers an earful on the proposed massive development plans
  9. Muslim Could Get 10 Years in Eye-Gouge Attack, Works Insanity Plea Instead
  10. Hawaii Co Council Passes 10.8% Tax Hike
  11. Booted from LUC, Duane Kanuha Appointed Planning Director for Hawaii County
  12. Schatz Hires Mufi Operative to Manage Campaign
  13. UH Tickets Investigation Targets Dahilig
  14. UH West Oahu cost overruns mount
  15. 4 Hawaiian charters get accredited
  16. Rape: Thousands of Homosexuals in Military Could Face Prison, Dishonorable Discharge 
  17. Liliha hospital to serve elderly
  18. Wind, Solar Scammers Dependent on Multi-Million Dollar 'Smart Grid'
  19. Who's Driving TheBus? Honolulu Councilman Wants Ethics Oversight
  20. State sues parking boot companies
  21. Homeless cleanups to be Monthly
  22. 3rd Annual Women’s Veteran Day Celebration

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Thursday, May 30, 2013
May 30, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:04 PM :: 3330 Views
  1. NCLB Waiver: DoE's Latest Trick to Hide Failure
  2. Hawaii Officials Could Face Prison Over Failure to Act on Bird Deaths
  3. Public Meetings: HECO to Hear Comments on Resource Planning
  4. DLNR Requires Permit for Canoe, Paddleboard--Swimmers OK for Now
  5. Chinatown Tenants: FACE does not Represent Us
  6. As DHHL War Rages, Robin Danner Relinquishes Presidency of CNHA
  7. City Transport 2020: The Future Can't Come Soon Enough
  8. 38 Hawaiian Species Are Endangered, Agency Says
  9. Pushing Tax Hikes, Caldwell Suddenly Attacks Council Slush Fund
  10. Tourism: Japanese Spending Drops 12.5%
  11. Kakaako TOD: "That's Awful"
  12. Bumbling DoE Payroll has ed assistants skipping paycheck
  13. Only 37% of DoE Schools Ready for Digital Testing
  14. 4 UH Cancer Center researchers file successful complaints against director
  15. Honolulu Lawyer Hopes Federal Lawsuit Targeting Restrictive Shipping Laws Will Move Forward
  16. Hawaii County postpones vote on GMO ban
  17. Ethics Commission: UH Should Revise Free Ticket Policies
  18. Hawaiian Importer Loses Bid To Lower Plastic Bag Duties
  19. Hawaii Co Tax Foreclosure Bill Postponed
  20. Surrender Monkeys Cheered by Possible Stryker Brigade Departure
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Wednesday, May 29, 2013
May 29, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:32 PM :: 5097 Views
  1. Hawaii TEA Party Groups Sue IRS
  2. Group Organizes to Save Jefferson School
  3. Governor Sees Council on Revenues Forecast as Sign of Strong Economy
  4. Hee's Sandwich Isles Scam: $25M/Year from Taxpayers
  5. Star-Adv: Senate must oversee DHHL Since DoI won't
  6. UH president sheds light on governor's interference
  7. Game-Changer on State Health Benefits Could Spur Higher Taxes
  8. UH spends $1 million a year renting space that's 30% empty
  9. Slom Defends Mercado Kim vs Greenwood, House GOP
  10. Ritte Gloms on to Campaign Against Phased Archaeological Studies
  11. Anti-Superferry Protester Gets $250 fines, May Get Fake Badge Back
  12. Gay Thief Appoints Caldwell Grand Marshall
  13. Teacher Rejected by Neighborhood Board
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Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Letters to the Editor May, 2013
By Letters to the Editor @ 4:18 PM :: 8529 Views
  • Sensible Slate Makes Quiet Revolution on Kapolei Neighborhood Board
  • State Surplus is Fake
  • Hawaiian Sinkhole Pond Area Used For PCB, PAH, Chlordane Disposal
  • Blocking Banner Keeps Sister-Isle Patients Flowing to Oahu Hospitals
  • Removal of "Occupy," an Attack on "International Workers Day" 
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Tuesday, May 28, 2013
May 28, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:17 PM :: 3656 Views
  1. Hawaii residents renew fight for free market in shipping
  2. Picking the Next Greenwood: BoR Appoints Task Force to Form Committee
  3. Dueling Petitions as HSTA Targets Principal of Kapaa Middle School
  4. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted May 28, 2013
  5. 5,000 Candle-lit Lanterns Float Off of Magic Island
  6. Saiki: HCDA = PLDC
  7. Abercrombie Concerned Regents May not do His Bidding
  8. Danner Operatives Excluded from DHHL Reform Commission
  9. Big Wind Already Costing Ratepayers $4.4M
  10. Tenants: FACE in Bed with City on Privatization Plan
  11. Kakaako: Abercrombie Works to Coopt Mufi's Caldwell
  12. Should Hawaii Be Exempted From The Jones Act? Lawsuit Says Yes
  13. Honolulu City Council: $10M for the Influential
  14. Retaliation: Kauai Council OKs $10K more for Iseri-Carvalho
  15. Hawaii to share in $160 million clean-up fund
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Monday, May 27, 2013
May 27, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:20 PM :: 3705 Views
  1. Hawaii Memorial Day Ceremonies
  2. Serving Those Who Served
  3. A New Moral Treatment: Humane institutionalization can help the mentally ill and protect society
  4. So you don’t think Stop Rail Appeal has a Chance?
  5. Star-Adv Celebrates Memorial Day By Crying About Dead Terrorist
  6. Honoring Memorial Day
  7. Bills would force $500M/year Tax Hike or Spending Cut
  8. John Carroll Appeals Jones Act Suit Dismissal
  9. Senator Hee given Lava Tube Award for death of Shield Law
  10. Teachers sought for leadership program
  11. Sex Offender Released from Prison, Allegedly Kills Neighbor
  12. Elderts Has Record of Fighting With Police
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Sunday, May 26, 2013
May 26, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:56 PM :: 4028 Views
  1. Hawaii Memorial Day Ceremonies
  2. Making the Tax System a Social Tool Creates Inefficiencies
  3. Hawaii Academics, Business Leaders Urge Congress to Repeal Jones Act
  4. Hawaii Republican Assembly Elects New Board of Directors
  5. A Visit to Drake's Bay Oyster Farm, Epicenter of a California Food Fight
  6. Stanley Chang: Elect Me or I'm on Welfare
  7. KOS: Schatz Should Undergo Sex Change Operation
  8. Morons Against Monsanto Rallies
  9. Star-Adv Cheers DoE Scheme to Shuffle Tests
  10. Unemployment Taxes Soar 980%
  11. Hawaii County Council Backs Tax Hikes
  12. Going big on Kakaako plans will redefine our isle home
  13. City to restore and improve 5 bus routes
  14. City Bumbles Handi-Van Procurement Three Years Running
  15. Electric car trailblazer Better Place to file for bankruptcy within days
  16. AD Ben Jay has his work cut out revamping UH’s athletic facilities
  17. Honoring veterans as monuments decay, funds dry up
  18. Delicious Turtles: National Geographic Pushes Back Against Traditional Native Hawaiian Gathering Rights
  19. Smithsonian Redoubles Assault on Hawaii Fishing Industry
  20. More pumping, less rain leads to spike in salt levels in water
  21. Police Capture Another OCCC Escapee
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Saturday, May 25, 2013
May 25, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:28 PM :: 3990 Views
  1. Census looks at 2012 Elections: Hawaii Worst Voter Registration, 2nd Worst Voter Participation
  2. Castle & Cooke moving forward with Lanai ‘Big Wind’ project
  3. State Targets Hundreds of Small Businesses, Demands $30K
  4. Star-Adv: Howard Hughes Kakaako Plan Lacks Parking
  5. Legislature Rejects DoE Strategic Plan, DoE Rejects Legislature
  6. UH needs oversight structure revamped, union says
  7. Developer in dispute with Hawaii County links back to top lobbyists
  8. Report: Nearly 13% of Hawaii's bridges are 'structurally deficient'
  9. Homeless shelter director accused of mistreating Bedbugs
  10. Disbarred Libel Lawyer Got Fake Law Degree from Fake Hawaii School
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Friday, May 24, 2013
May 24, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:58 PM :: 4050 Views
  1. Honolulu Muslim Leader Accuses Radical Muslim of Two Local Attacks
  2. Hawaii ranks 40th for Economic Outlook
  3. UHERO County Forecast: Growth Accelerates Statewide
  4. Report: Espero Expects to Announce Congressional Candidacy
  5. House GOP Cites ‘Significant Progress for Hawaii’s People’
  6. Shawn Tsuha Nominated Deputy Director, Department of Public Safety
  7. UHERO: Does Abortion Pill Reduce Surgical Abortion?
  8. Hawaii Family Advocates Reviews 2013 Legislative Action
  9. Calvin Say to Run for Governor?
  10. Developers Meet to Cut Up Kakaako
  11. Council Agenda: Restore Bus Service or Fund Profitable Nonprofits?
  12. Matayoshi Claims 'Transformation of Education' Taking Place
  13. 100% On-Line Election Generates Lowest Turnout of All
  14. House Candidate Admits to Running Ponzi Scheme
  15. Housing First to Shelter 800
  16. 5 more come forward alleging abuse by Homosexual priests
  17. State Senate Airs Frustration Over Home Lands Audit
  18. Filthy Biofuels, biomass dominate Hawaii Clean Energy Leader list
  19. 38 Hawaii plants, snails gain federal protection
  20. How Board and Care Home Operators Killed Transparency
  21. Gays Still Frustrated by Inability to Penetrate Boy Scouts

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Thursday, May 23, 2013
May 23, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:13 PM :: 3849 Views
  1. DoD Report: 14,000 Military Personnel Victims of Homosexual Rapists
  2. VIDEO: Honolulu Airman Trains Afghan National Police
  3. Hawaii Lowest Alzheimer’s Mortality in USA
  4. NOAA expects below-normal Central Pacific hurricane season
  5. GOP: Investigate Donna Mercado Kim
  6. $139K per Unit: $48.3M for Public Housing CIP
  7. Maui TEA Party in DC for IRS Hearings
  8. CD1: Case, Takai, Espero, Hannemann, Anderson?
  9. Muslim Infighting behind Honolulu Eye-Gouge Attack, Two Other Assaults
  10. Honolulu Has no Emergency Room Capacity for Disaster, Terror Attack
  11. Hawaii: 12,000 Medicated Pot Heads
  12. Restraining orders often slowly or never served
  13. HCDA: Tear Down Blaisdell, Build 700' Tower
  14. County Council OKs property tax hikes 5-1-3
  15. Kenoi Pushes Tax, Fee Hikes--Uses Unions as Excuse
  16. GPS School Bus Tracking Expands to Oahu
  17. Hanabusa Cons Congress into Wasting $70M on Jones Act Shipyards
  18. UH spends $1.3 million upgrading empty College Hill mansion
  19. Tesoro Layoffs to Start June 14
  20. Senate Extends Sugar Subsidies
  21. Judge won’t block seizure of Occupy belongings
  22. Hanabusa And Schatz Differ Over Making Drug Companies Pay
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Wednesday, May 22, 2013
May 22, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:20 PM :: 14562 Views
  1. Maui TEA Party Leaders to Testify Before Congress
  2. Neighborhood Board Election Results Announced
  3. Filipino Veterans Equity Act Celebrates 20 Years of Pretending
  4. Former Hawaii Judge Suspended for 'Misappropriation of Client Money'
  5. Report: No Economic Recovery for Hawaii Youth
  6. Aloha for Oklahoma
  7. Senate Briefing on Hawaiian Homelands Audit
  8. Mercado Kim Threatens Investigation Because Son not Admitted to Richardson Law School
  9. Mercado Kim's Son Accepted to UH Law School Without Applying
  10. Disaster: Council sets aside $300,000 for homeless tent city
  11. Hirono: Foreign Tourists Must be Fingerprinted
  12. Hawaii agency taking comments on Honolulu rail survey work for another week
  13. Civil Beat: Day Three of Ala Wai Canal Coverage
  14. UNITE HERE, Teamsters, UFCW, Reject Obamacare
  15. Boylan: Impeachment Sets Stage for Republican Ascendancy
  16. Political Correctness 'Outs' Warriors
  17. Hawaii Pro Bowl in doubt for 2015
  18. UHWO Stiffs Tokai Univ on Land Deal
  19. Big Wind Coming Soon To An Electric Bill Near You!
  20. Oahu electric rates fall to lowest level since December
  21. Solar Scammers to Bulldoze Trees in Kau
  22. Honolulu nightclub owner arrested, again
  23. Kauai school custodian arrested on campus for drug offenses
  24. The Shack Waikiki Defendants Beat All Charges

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Tuesday, May 21, 2013
May 21, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:54 PM :: 3885 Views
  1. Abercrombie, Wife, and Murdered Legislator on Hawaii Democratic Socialist Membership List
  2. Penny Pritzker: Waikiki Hotel Workers Union to Protest Obama Commerce Nominee
  3. Kakaako: HCDA to Release TOD Plan, Hold Open House
  4. OHA Urged to Back Hawaiian Immersion Focus for Paia Elementary School
  5. After Banning Fishing, NOAA Kills Sharks to Save Monk Seals
  6. End of Life Workshop Featuring Scott Makuakane
  7. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted May 20, 2013
  8. Hawaii Filmmakers Investigate 'Honor Killings' in US
  9. Highlights from Hawaii GOP Convention
  10. Consequences for Bad Government Behavior? Sen. Sam Slom to Address Maui TEA Party
  11. Native Hawaiian Advancement: Keli’i Akina to Speak in Hilo
  12. Abercrombie Signs Seat belt Law, Calculates Savings at $7226 per Victim
  13. Abercrombie Defends Convention-goers Fired for Hawaii Pension Conference 'Boondoggle'
  14. Council Raids Slush Fund to Reject Caldwell's Tax Hike, Pay for Union Contracts
  15. Luke Targets 'Vacant Positions'
  16. UH legal bill for Greenwood's $2 million demand letter: $53K
  17. Teacher: No Administration Support for School Discipline
  18. Obama Salutes Transsexual Agenda for Hawaii Schools
  19. Democrats Thrown Out of Army Facility
  20. Medical marijuana primed for overhaul
  21. Inmate deaths a call to action
  22. Maui County Demands Property Return from Profitable Non-Profit
  23. Towing Companies Bill to kick boot competitors awaits governor's move
  24. Ala Wai Canal: Oversight Is As Murky As The Water

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Monday, May 20, 2013
May 20, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:47 PM :: 3510 Views
  1. DoE Sidelines HSA Test, Dumps No Child Left Behind
  2. Caldwell Pushes for Tax Hikes
  3. Obamacare: Kauai to Become Collectivized 'Blue Zone'
  4. Star-Adv: Obama's Worst Abuse of Power
  5. Affordable Housing: 100 sq Feet?
  6. The Geopolitics of Hawaii
  7. Feds Push $100M Project, Claim Ala Wai Canal Could Overflow, Flood Waikiki
  8. Public Asked To Help Pick Site For New Hawaii Nature Reserve
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Sunday, May 19, 2013
May 19, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:40 PM :: 4599 Views
  1. Hints from GOP: Aiona for Governor, Djou for Congress
  2. Is Anyone On The Hook If a Volcano Gawker Ends Up In Trouble?
  3. Stanley Chang Suspended by Bar Association
  4. Minimum Wage Should Not Be Living Wage
  5. Tsutsui Being Used to Keep Unstable Abercrombie Under Control
  6. Abercrombie: My Opponents are Depraved, My Faults are Teeny-tiny
  7. Kos: Anti-GMO Activists, Sovereignty Movement Part of Republican Conspiracy
  8. Aiona Lays Groundwork for Gubernatorial Campaign
  9. Hawaii GOP: 'Republicans Will Rise Again'
  10. Kim: Gut and Replace Guidelines Need to be in Senate Rules
  11. Forgiveness doesn't come cheap or easy for UH brass
  12. TOD Talk Just a Cover for KSBE Kakaako Profits
  13. UH Athletics Shortfall Due to Aloha Stadium Deal?
  14. Forty Years Later, Hawaii Congressional Delegation Still Pretending to Pass Filipino Immigration Bill
  15. Bag Tax? Watershed gets $10.75M after all
  16. Another OCCC detainee allegedly commits suicide

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Saturday, May 18, 2013
May 18, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:28 PM :: 3665 Views
  1. IRS to Maui TEA Party: "Provide details of your relationship with Dylan Nonaka"
  2. Mitsunaga Launches New Attack on Kobayashi
  3. Hawaii leads nation in per-capita debt for unfunded union benefits
  4. 'Hating Breitbart' Now Showing in Honolulu
  5. Gov. holds secret meeting with UH regents on presidential search
  6. Salmonson Appointment a Swipe at Hoosier, Anti-Superferry Protesters
  7. UPW Negotiations Required to Mandate Physical Fitness for Prison Guards
  8. HSTA Leaders Spent $700K on Futile Labor Board Case
  9. Federal Judge Refuses To Toss (de)Occupy Honolulu Suit Despite City's Efforts
  10. Integrative approach gives Kaiser edge in health care
  11. Demolition starts next week at former HMC-West hospital
  12. Sex Assault Becomes Excuse to Place Military Justice under External Control
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Friday, May 17, 2013
May 17, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:58 PM :: 4158 Views
  1. GOP Lost 50% of Statewide Offices Under Willes Lee
  2. Hawaii Republican State Convention May 17-18
  3. Hawaii County Democratic Convention This Weekend
  4. Full Text: Rail Appeal Challenges Failure to Consider Bus Rapid Transit
  5. Neighborhood Board Voting Deadline is Today
  6. Abercrombie Nominates Salmonson for Environmental Quality Control
  7. Hawaii Scores 'C' on Attack Ad Transparency
  8. Hawaii schools scale back extended learning time
  9. DoTax Invents More Excuses for Shortchanging Rail 
  10. Caldwell Campaign Chair Backs Out Of Zoning Board Appointment
  11. Investigate airport contracts
  12. New US Transportation Dep't Nominee Backs Honolulu Rail, Complete Streets 
  13. UH regents urged to hire new president locally
  14. Regents Vote to Wipe Athletic Department Debts
  15. Occupy: “Mixed Bag Of Self-Absorbed Social Protestors”
  16. Homeless Dude: 'I Hate Hawaii'
  17. Housing Last: Tobacco Smokers to Be Evicted
  18. Hawaii County Pays 130% of Assessed Value for Geothermal Relocations
  19. Suspect in infant death has prior record
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Thursday, May 16, 2013
May 16, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:02 PM :: 3909 Views
  1. Airports Division Audit: Mismanagement, Recurring Violations, Delays, Cost Overruns
  2. Neighborhood Board Voting Deadline is Friday
  3. Aloha Tower Case Tests 'Private Attorney General' Before Supreme Court
  4. Atheists Attack HGEA, UPW Contract: Demand Unions Give Up Paid Holiday
  5. Judicial Watch Sues U.S. Secret Service for Obama’s Hawaiian Vacation Records
  6. Honolulu Tea Party says it was targeted by IRS
  7. Maui Tea Party Group: IRS Intimidated Us
  8. Will A New Federal Shield Law Replace The Soon-To-Be-Dead Hawaii Law?
  9. Wasted money approaches Wonder Blunder status
  10. HMSA: Obamacare to Impose 2% Rate Hike
  11. HMSA, Kaiser Losing Money--More Rate Hikes Coming
  12. What Bills Do You Want The Governor To Veto?
  13. Hawaii County Elections Division faces audit
  14. Bloody UH, Near Death, Littered With Bodies
  15. 2 previous UH presidents remain in academic posts
  16. Ruling due on sidewalk nuisance law
  17. Homeless Destroy Chinatown, Use as Toilet
  18. Mayor Wright Redevelopment Slated
  19. Complete Streets: Kakaako Developers Aim to Recreate Manhattan
  20. Complete Streets Activists Fail to Stop Repaving Work
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Wednesday, May 15, 2013
May 15, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:53 PM :: 3582 Views
  1. Report: Hawaii Ranks #2 for Embezzlement
  2. Quarter Pounder Index: Honolulu 10th Most Expensive
  3. U.H. Men’s Athletics Once Again Hamstrung With Swishy Moniker
  4. Anti-Whaling Tactics to be used Against Hawaii Aquarium Collectors?
  5. Flags to Fly at Half-Staff on Peace Officers Memorial Day
  6. State Spends $176K to Save HMSA
  7. Tea Party Maui targeted for IRS scrutiny
  8. Hospitals not to blame for differences in their bills
  9. Police, Fire Contracts to Cost $11.5M
  10. In the Reign of the Gay Magical Elves
  11. With Greenwood Neutralized, Faculty, Apple Squeeze Athletic Department
  12. Public Shut out of BoR President Search?
  13. For Abercrombie, Senate Primary is a Chance to Make His Mark
  14. Kakaako: Ecos, Developers on Same Page
  15. DOE Builds Without Permits, Blames consultant
  16. Registration Fee Hike? Council seeks to Blackmail Gun Owners
  17. Organizations consistently ranking high for lobbying expenditures
  18. Sen Green Gives His Parking Spot to Super Lobbyist
  19. Scientists, Farmers Defends Themselves Against Ignorant Mob
  20. Testimony Unanimous Against Tax Hikes
  21. $40M for Micronesian Medicaid in Immigration Bill
  22. HSTA Tries to Shortchange State on Contract Deal
  23. NYT Runs Feature on Pig Eradication in Hawaii
  24. Are You an Artiste?  $5M for You in Rail Budget
  25. Defense workers' furlough days cut Again
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Tuesday, May 14, 2013
May 14, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:48 PM :: 3943 Views
  1. GOP Chair Nominates Leadership Team
  2. Med-Quest Enrollment Cancelled After Multiple Marketing Mix-ups
  3. Council Resolution 13-74: Ease Gun Registration Lines
  4. DoJ Recognizes Hawaii Crime Victim Compensation Director
  5. Politico: Multiple Scandals Envelop Obama Administration
  6. After HMSA Loses Customers, State delays enrollment for low-income health plans
  7. Legislative session: Act 221 Scammers Cry a River
  8. Double-dipping pervasive in Hawaii’s public sector and it Starts at the Top
  9. House Coalition: Middle Class Tax Relief on Agenda for Next Session
  10. Star-Adv: Water Fee is Last Straw
  11. Teacher Questions Common Core
  12. Leilehua teacher accused of Meth Importation placed on house arrest
  13. Complete Streets Honolulu: Completely Free of Cars
  14. High Gasoline Prices Killed Caldwell's Gas Tax
  15. Where's The Pork? Honolulu City Council Dishes Out The Earmarks
  16. Hawaii County Council Awards itself $900K Reelect Me Fund, Considers Tax Hike 
  17. Opponents file last-minute notice against TMT
  18. Department of Retaliation: Hawaii County Contractor Claims Defamation, Flickinger Apologized
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Monday, May 13, 2013
May 13, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:43 PM :: 5201 Views
  1. Database Reveals Hawaii MDs and the Drugs They Prescribe
  2. Hawaii Obamacare Leaders Warn: “We’re not Going to Have Any Health Care”
  3. Video: Hawaii Wounded Warriors Qualify for 2013 Warrior Games
  4. The Sinking Ship of Cabotage
  5. Hawaii Congressional Delegation: How They Voted May 13, 2013
  6. Danner Claims Obama in on Conspiracy to Federalize DHHL
  7. Salaries: Greenwood Down, Apple Next 
  8. Hirono Invents Excuses for Illegals to Stay in USA
  9. Star-Adv Backs 'Housing First'
  10. It’s Neil’s Birthday (Again)!
  11. Hawaii Ed Department Could Restore School Bus Cuts
  12. NYT: Disentangling the Politics of a Hawaiian Murder Mystery
  13. Gov. Abercrombie mulling bill to help local pharmacies
  14. Hawaii tax revenue rises 8%
  15. The fall of the yen as seen from Hawaii
  16. Civil Beat: Hawaii is Being 'Left Behind' as Gay Marriage Penetrates More Jurisdictions
  17. Public Housing: 128 Kona Apartments Value Reduced to Zero
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Sunday, May 12, 2013
May 12, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:40 PM :: 3639 Views
  1. Akaka Tribe: Frankenstein Bill to Create a Frankenstein Tribal Roll
  2. Hirono, Schatz Vote Would Impose Hawaii GE Tax on Pension Contributions, Stock Transactions
  3. Moving the Tax Burden to Others
  4. Legislature Graded: 42% F, 31% D 
  5. Oahu Democrats, Abercrombie show frustration with Legislature
  6. Chang, Espero, Takai for CD1?
  7. Gays Describe How they Tortured Hanabusa to Force Marriage
  8. Souki:  Republicans Involved, Coalition Strong, Great Session
  9. Ritte Joins Danner's Attack on DHHL
  10. Cigarette maker Altria tops in lobbying spending since 2006
  11. Touching tribute for fallen Kailua airman
  12. Billing fee gets tempers boiling
  13. Hawaii Co Food Bank Buys New Building, Can't Account for $200K
  14. Hundreds of families on public housing wait list see hope 
  15. Gabbard: Sex Assault in Military a Handy Excuse to Put Military Justice Under Outside Control
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Saturday, May 11, 2013
May 11, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:58 PM :: 3573 Views
  1. Flags to Fly at Half-Staff in Honor of Capt. Reid K. Nishizuka
  2. Geothermal: Hundreds Denounce Mililani Trask
  3. Auto Commuters' Access to Work: Honolulu Among Four Biggest Losers
  4. UHERO: Are lodging costs starting to tame the tourist boom?
  5. DBEDT: Economic Forecast "Slightly Less Optimistic"
  6. DHHL: Senate Hearing Slated After Danner Attacks Masagatani
  7. Legislature, Steelworkers Ask Abercrombie for Union Seat on Tesoro Refinery Task Force
  8. Governor Signs More than Seventy Bills Before End of Session
  9. Senate Democrats Tout Achievements
  10. Oahu Democrats to Elect New Leadership Today
  11. American Legion Honors KITV for St Marianne Cope Documentary
  12. Campaign Spending Commission Launches New Website
  13. Honolulu Auditor Seeks Interns
  14. New effort by state could cause patients more pain
  15. Cost Transparency Leads to Cost controls
  16. Kakaako development will hit new heights under rail-oriented draft rules
  17. Drop in value of Japanese yen Blamed for 2.9% Drop in Japanese Tourism
  18. Decade passed before a Hawaii court found DHHL breached its trust obligations to Native Hawaiians
  19. Opposition to GMO foods has become a Salem-like witch hunt
  20. Profits: Media Will Be Biggest Winner of 2014
  21. UH works to fix millions worth of broken, dilapidated facilities
  22. Public input sought on Kenoi’s Second Tax Hike
  23. $57/month Rental Has Leaky Roof
  24. Occupy Litigation Status Conference
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Friday, May 10, 2013
May 10, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:18 PM :: 3860 Views
  1. IRS Admits Targeting TEA Party Groups—Maui TEA Party Among Victims
  2. Tesoro Bidder: Dismantle Refinery, Ship it to China
  3. NYC Reduces Street Homelessness with ‘Housing First’
  4. Hawaii Gas delays LNG shipping container program
  5. Reason TV: How Protectionism Hurts Hawaii--Why It's Time to Repeal the Jones Act
  6. Kym Pine Backs Four Key West Oahu Transportation Projects
  7. Big Cash Giveaway: Health Connector Announces Marketplace Assister Funding Opportunity
  8. Star-Adv, Danner, Schatz vs Abercrombie: Federalize DHHL
  9. Bishop Silva: Lawsuit Possible over Abortion Pill Mandate
  10. SB623 Solar Credits: 1MW or Larger Projects Would Have Looted Treasury 
  11. UH legal bill for new telescope project nearly $3 million
  12. Honolulu mayor reveals plan to reduce homelessness
  13. DoE SPED Teacher Busted for Meth trafficking
  14. Greenwood Retirement Catches Visiting Accreditation Officials By Surprise
  15. Hawaii County PD:  Sovereignty Scammers Lying About Investigation 
  16. State Destroys $60M to Get $12M in Tax Revenue
  17. Political Chicken: Alternatives to Gas Tax Hike
  18. Lawmakers Balk At Bills Targeting 2012 Hawaii Election Flubs
  19. New laws target sex exploitation of children
  20. Online Voting Leads to Low Participation in Election
  21. HCDA: Secret Plans for Another Kakaako Tower 
  22. 'Complete Streets': Cooke St to Be Closed to Traffic

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Thursday, May 9, 2013
May 9 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:05 PM :: 3699 Views
  1. Dozens of Republicans Enter Neighborhood Board Elections
  2. HCR165: State Child Welfare Services “Unauditable”
  3. Harvard: HOPE Probation Among Top 25 Innovations in Government
  4. 24% of DoE Grads Ready for College Math
  5. Video: Slom, Kato, Morita Discuss Shield Law
  6. Hawaii--How Safe is Your Hospital?
  7. Kim: Airport Division Audit Among Priorities for 2014
  8. Masagatani: Abercrombie is With me Against Schatz, Danner
  9. Appeal Planned After Suit Challenging planned Ho'opili community is dismissed
  10. HMSA Chief Predicts Obamacare 'Rate Shock' for Hawaii
  11. Hospital charges vary widely within Hawaii
  12. Honolulu Homeless Solution to be based on 'Housing First' Plan
  13. Hee Single-Handedly Kills Ethics Reforms
  14. Playing Hooky from the Legislature
  15. Hawaii County Board OKs Sequential Self-Dealing 
  16. LNG and CEO Compensation top issues at HEI's Annual Meeting
  17. Hawaii High Prices Due to Electric Rates
  18. Flights, seats from Honolulu fell over 6 years, study shows
  19. My Dad, Larry Helm, Needs Your Prayers, Good Thoughts and Mana-ful Energy
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Wednesday, May 8, 2013
May 8 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:18 PM :: 4292 Views
  1. Sen Sam Slom: List of 27 ‘No’ Votes
  2. Campaign Season: Abercrombie Hands Out Taxpayer Cash to Taxpayers
  3. Foreign-Built Jones Act Ship Launches New Domestic Puerto Rico Service
  4. Pacquiao Takes Fight in Macau, U.S. Federal Income Tax Rate Proves Too High
  5. Akaka Tribe: Schatz, Danner Conspire to Federalize DHHL
  6. Shapiro: Race Card is Hanabusa's Only Hope
  7. Caldwell: Labor Agreements Give Me New Excuse for Gas Tax Hike
  8. Caldwell Claims 'Chief of Staff' Position Vacant
  9. Dang Quietly pays $1,000 to resolve potential conflict of interest charge
  10. Hawaiian Roll Commission Fails Transparency Test
  11. Who Will Replace Greenwood?
  12. Abercrombie, Legislators' Power Play Doomed Greenwood
  13. Will Hawaii Schools Ever Become the Equal of Micronesian Schools?
  14. Education Chairs To Participate In Nat’l Early Ed Fellows Program
  15. Obamacare: Hawaii nursing Glut and Shortage Coexist
  16. Lunatics, Criminals to be Banned as Security Guards:  Half Still Eligible
  17. Elder Abuse Justice Unit doubled in size, working with finance industry
  18. Another inmate dies in Hawaii prisons
  19. Now That Rail is Being built, City, State Act to Relieve Traffic
  20. Hawaiian Electric Pays out $120M/year Dividends
  21. NYT: Who Would Kill a Monk Seal?
  22. Tom Brower Praises Cult Church of Scientology
  23. Luddite Proposes GMO Ban on Big Island

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Tuesday, May 7, 2013
May 7, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:57 PM :: 5731 Views
  1. MRC Greenwood Quits After Abercrombie Shortchanges University $22M
  2. Hawaii Republican State Convention May 17-18
  3. 45 Students Complete State's First 'Transformation Internship Program'
  4. While Thousands Wait, Sen Malama Solomon gets Lease on 106 ac of DHHL Land
  5. Danner Pushes to Eliminate non-Hawaiian DHHL Renters
  6. Blackmail: Greenwood Out, Apple Next?
  7. Republican Bills Pass Legislature
  8. Hanabusa Defended Secret Labor Contract
  9. Public Not Invited to Abercrombie Political Campaign Opener
  10. Welfare Cheats Steal $48M from State
  11. Solar Scammers: Half of Installations Were Fraudulent
  12. Hawaii Historic Preservation Division Still On Federal Thin Ice
  13. DoE: Can Change at the Top Overcome Years of Failure?
  14. Hawaii Schools Chaotic
  15. College students say 'Easy A' courses waste time & money
  16. Money in Politics Report: Top Donors to Hawaii's Legislators Revealed
  17. Hong argues conspiracy in Elections Division suit
  18. War In Waikiki? The Fight Over The Natatorium Is Far From Over
  19. Lost in the Budget, $20M ML&P Pension Fund Bailout Money Found

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Monday, May 6, 2013
May 6, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:24 PM :: 4905 Views
  1. Hawaii Health Connector Funded by Cutting off Coverage for Cancer Patients
  2. Lodestar: Plaintiff Attorneys Awarded Fees in Rail Iwi Case
  3. Laie Hotel Developer Selected
  4. Reason TV: How Protectionism Hurts Hawaii
  5. Danner vs Masa­ga­tani for Control of DHHL
  6. Why Won't Kirk Caldwell Say Who Works For Him?
  7. $100M in Pure Profit: Legislators kill bill to reduce state's take of rail surcharge
  8. Legislators set sights on 2014
  9. Early Education: KSBE, Castle Come up Short, Will Be Back for More
  10. Schatz Touts Rise to 76th in Senate Seniority
  11. How Lobbyist Dollars Helped Save The Pearl Harbor Tower
  12. Bill to buy Lipoa Point not backed by funding
  13. Public Housing Smoking Ban Prevents Patients from Properly Using Prescribed Medicine

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Sunday, May 5, 2013
May 5, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:22 PM :: 5522 Views
  1. Rail Suit to Be Heard August 12, Quick Ruling Expected
  2. Deadline for Public Comment on Rail AIS May 30
  3. Farmer: Anti-GMO Activists Burn Two Tractors on Maui
  4. $2.5M Per Job: Honeywell CEO Defensive About Kapolei Biofuel Refinery
  5. Blocking Banner Keeps Sister-Isle Patients Flowing to Oahu Hospitals
  6. Making Reimbursements Could Incur Tax Liability
  7. PDF: How Major Bills Fared at the capitol
  8. 12 Cents an Acre: DHHL Commissioner, Senator, Other Cronies in Hawaiian Land Grab
  9. Hunt Development Grabs Control of Kalaeloa 
  10. Two Dozen Doctors targeted amid rise in painkiller deaths
  11. Act 221 Scammers Score $6M
  12. 'New day,' new bills mostly promise new headaches
  13. Calvin Say Twists Arms to Win Passage of Abercrombie's Voucher Program
  14. Bill 8 Puts Police at Disadvantage Against 'Meanderers'
  15. SB883: Tourist Drownings Caused by Lack of Lifeguards' Bargaining Unit
  16. SB693: Espero's Traffic Cam Bill Dies in Conference
  17. Strange Bedfellows: Life in the Senate
  18. Did Hanabusa Block Ko'olina Boat Ramp?
  19. Honolulu 2nd Worst Traffic in USA
  20. Accreditation Agencies' Racket

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Saturday, May 4, 2013
May 4, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:24 PM :: 7141 Views
  1. Inspector General Slaps Down Effort to Create Indian Tribe Without Congressional Approval
  2. Budget: Kenoi Proposes $21M Property Tax Hike
  3. 'No Hawaii Beverage Tax' Cheers Third Win in a Row
  4. $9.6M: DHHL Wins First legislative Appropriation Since 2010
  5. Obama: From king of the world to dead in the water in six months
  6. Schatz to Inouye Family: "Uh, uh, uh...."
  7. Perreira: HGEA Primary Endorsement Coming
  8. Retaliation: Abercrombie Quietly Shortchanges UH by $22M
  9. Tampering? Lawyers Pack Court to Support DesJardins
  10. Tax Increase, Fee Hikes Still Fall Short of Funding Biggest Budget Ever
  11. Councilmembers mull 10% Property Tax Hike
  12. Fewer funds force drug treatment centers to close
  13. Exemptions to Speed Restoration of Hawaiian Fishponds
  14. Maui Budget: Property Tax Hikes are Hot Button Issue
  15. ML&P’s troubled financials raise concern about future
  16. Six bid for new geothermal plant
  17. DoD Employees Face Furloughs: Pentagon Pays $59/gallon for Biofuel
  18. Former county workers charged with stealing fuel
  19. Nonprofit group spearheads Wahiawa transformation
  20. Felix Gee Wan Tom, supervised 20 bookies, filed a false 2011 tax return and laundered money
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Friday, May 3, 2013
May 3, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 10:03 PM :: 4119 Views
  1. Hanabusa Formally Enters 2014 Senate Primary Race
  2. House GOP: 'Legislature closes fiscally conservative session'
  3. NRA: Contact the Governor and Request his Veto of Senate Bill 69
  4. Rep. Johanson, Minority Leader – Closing Remarks – May 2013
  5. Reuters columnist disparages the Jones Act, but can’t see any way to repeal it
  6. Removal of "Occupy," an Attack on "International Workers Day"
  7. Widow: Inouye Began Grooming Hanabusa After She Teamed up with Mehau, Booted Bronster
  8. Hawaii political establishment is about to find itself in a fight — with itself
  9. Clayton Hee: I am Democracy Itself; Killing Shield Law Like Passing Civil Unions
  10. Legislative Wrapup
  11. Session Done, But Is Hawaii Speaker Consolidating Power?
  12. Star-Adv Eager to Eliminate More Republicans
  13. Precisely as Predicted: DoTax Accelerates HART Payments now that Legislature Adjourned
  14. HART Ices Out Hawaiian-Owned Contractors
  15. City sues owners of two properties lying in rail system’s path
  16. U.S. Court Dismisses Hawaii Jones Act Claims
  17. How Protectionism Hurts Hawaii: Why It's Time to Repeal the Jones Act
  18. Appeals court schedules August hearing on rail injunction
  19. Convicted killer's life sentence changed to 20-year term
  20. Honor, Courage And Commitment

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Thursday, May 2, 2013
May 2, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 10:54 AM :: 4428 Views
  1. Caldwell Signs Bill 8: Protecting Politicians' Midnight Bathroom Escapades
  2. Shield Law: Nine Senators Stand up to Clayton Hee
  3. Senate Votes to Pass 174 Bills
  4. Natatorium Decision Re-Launches EIS Contract
  5. Robotics: Micronesian Schools Plan 'Yapital Robo Day'
  6. Starting in October: 15% Penalty on Overpaid Unemployment Comp
  7. Bills 11 & 12: Pine Appeals for Leeward, Ewa Projects
  8. Meet Hawaii's Millionaire Union Bosses
  9. Rate Hike: $11M for Obamacare, $27M for HMSA
  10. Portnoy: No Shield Law as Long as Hee is Judiciary Chair
  11. Gil Rivere switches parties, Prepares for Rematch with Fale 
  12. Four Say Loyalists to Get Leadership Positions in Souki's House
  13. DoE Boosts Scores by Repeating Test Three Times
  14. Anti-GMO Activists Burn Two Tractors on Maui
  15. Bio Tech Backed by Nature Conservancy
  16. Witness in officer's extortion case cuts deal
  17. SB391 'Safe Places' Dies in Conference
  18. 87% of Domestic Violence Cases Dismissed
  19. Baisa: Tax Increases Needed to Fund Profitable NonProfits
  20. Med School Puts Best Face Forward To Lawmakers
  21. Faculty resolution calls UH study “flawed and premature”
  22. Tesoro refinery closure leaves Hawaii Gas looking for new supplier
  23. First Full Cruise Season Under New EPA Rules Start
  24. $739M Airport project set for takeoff
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Wednesday, May 1, 2013
May 1, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:02 PM :: 4221 Views
  1. Sen Thielen: School Land Exemptions Remove Fairness, Transparency of Development Deals
  2. Legislators Unanimously Approve Budget
  3. House Approves More Than 100 Bills
  4. Tsunami a Money Spinner for Profitable Non-Profits
  5. Rep. Cynthia Thielen inspires floor amendment extending existing shield law
  6. SB1196 Small Vendors Targeted by DoTax
  7. Foreclosed Homeowners Sue 32 Hawaii Judges
  8. US News Ranks Hawaii High Schools
  9. Merchant Marine Union Touts Hawaii's Jones Act Exemption as Cruise Line Safety Solution
  10. Records Disclose Details Of HGEA, State Negotiating Positions
  11. HGEA Unit 13 Rejects Contract Settlement
  12. Shapiro: To dislodge the old guard, young Dems must do battle
  13. HTA Cheers TAT Hike
  14. Bill To Allow Phased Review of Archaeological Sites Passes
  15. Solar Scammers Still Crying Over Lost Tax Cheating Opportunity
  16. Hawaii Legislature OKs school readiness program
  17. Hawaii lawmakers approve school land development
  18. Forced psychiatric treatment OK'd
  19. Hawaii Legislature OKs more gun background checks
  20. Hawaii shield law likely dead as chambers differ
  21. Fruitcake Ing Calls Bus Stop Bill 'Orwellian'
  22. Wheel Boot Ban Passes State Legislature
  23. Marshallese Still Not Accepted in Hawaii
  24. White's proposed budget $23 million lower than mayor's
  25. Hawaii County's Planned Economy
  26. Sovereignty Activist Gets Jail For Attacking County Workers
  28. OSHA cites Halekulani for 17 safety violations
  29. Homosexual Rapist Sentenced to Federal Prison
  30. Bill To Treat Partners With STDs Clears House
  31. Abercrombie Teams With Caldwell To Tear Down Waikiki Natatorium
  32. ‘Native’ vs. ‘non-native’ dogma misguides conservation
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