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Monday, June 30, 2014
June 30, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:18 PM :: 5421 Views
  1. Liliuokalani 1895: “Monarchy is Forever Ended, Republic of Hawaii is only lawful Government”
  2. Dozens Rally at Capitol for Religious Freedom
  3. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted June 30, 2014
  4. NYT: Abercrombie Conspiracy Theory Rocks Primary
  5. Akina for OHA: Stop Dividing Hawaii's People
  6. Small Business: Health Connector a Huge Waste of Time
  7. Star-Adv: Focus Sit-Lie Ban on Waikiki
  8. 40% of Public Schools Lack Librarian
  9. Schatz Pushes to Take Act 215/221 Tax Credit Scams National
  10. Bill Could Outlaw Hawaii Internet Sales Tax
  11. Big Isle prison ready to reopen with 60 inmates
  12. The challenge of getting mental health care for Hawaii's homeless
  13. League of Women Voters Debunks Governor’s Take on Disclosure Bill
  14. Governor to Sign Same-Day Voter Registration Bill into Law
  15. Sea Shepherd Math: Hawaii Aquarium Divers 'Multi-Billion Dollar Industry'
  16. Traffic Improves at Laniakea
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Sunday, June 29, 2014
June 29, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:19 PM :: 4324 Views
  1. Ethics: Caldwell Admin Blocks Investigation of No-Show City Workers
  2. MOVIE: ‘Persecuted’ Opens in Hawaii July 18
  3. We’ve Been Bracket Creeped!
  4. Ige, Abercrombie Blame Each Other for Bringing Obamacare to State
  5. Ige, Abercrombie Both to Blame
  6. Molokai, Lanai Say No to Akaka Tribe
  7. Abercrombie's argument that a transparency bill will harm women is sexist
  8. Hanabusa Camp Goes After Winer, Schatz Whines About Negative Campaigning
  9. Milk Price Controls Destroyed Hawaii Dairy Farms
  10. State still ponders ‘Pono Choices’
  11. Dept. of Health fails nursing home inspections
  12. Even Mollway Thinks Ethics Comm. Should Oversee Legislative Allowances
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Saturday, June 28, 2014
June 28, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:43 PM :: 4206 Views
  1. Abercrombie Rewards UHPA's Campaign Support with $32M -- 'Unprecedented' Early Contract
  2. Nanakuli House Candidate Andria Tupola wins SHOPO Endorsement
  3. Military Cooperation with China: RIMPAC as a Model for the Future
  4. Abercrombie buys UHPA: "I am confident that the faculty vote will be overwhelming..."
  5. Abercrombie endorses Tsutsui
  6. Claim: Only 40% of HSTA Members Registered to Vote
  7. Two University of Hawaii regents resign over Disclosures
  8. Maui Council to Hear Anti-GMO Initiative Monday
  9. Maui Mayor vs Council
  10. San Francisco buys 8,000 tickets out of town for homeless
  11. Hawaii Board Advances $1B Telescope Pending Review
  12. DLNR: Punatic Eco-Activists Murder Trees, Illegally Bulldoze Land
  13. Aloha Stadium Doesn't Know How Much Land it Owns
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Friday, June 27, 2014
June 27, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:29 PM :: 3978 Views
  1. Two Polls Now Show Aiona In Lead
  2. Abercrombie Rewards UHPA's Campaign Support with 'Unprecedented' Early Contract Agreement
  3. HPD Ordered to Pay $31K over Censored Facebook Comments
  4. Ige, Slom Question Possible 'Financial Disclosure' Veto
  5. Capitol Rally for Religious Freedom June 28
  6. Sledgehammer Tom Brower Loses Key HSTA Endorsement
  7. Anti-GMO Activists Write the Darndest Things
  8. Makakilo Tells Feds: "Get up and get out"
  9. Star-Adv: Abercrombie Puts Influential Individuals First
  10. Abercrombie's Sad Little Effort to Pander to AJAs Falls Flat
  11. HSTA Injects Teacher Morale into Governor's Race
  12. Fears rise for HHSC hospital staff in face of financial shortfall
  13. Unsterilized dental instruments used on local VA patients
  14. DHS Sabotages Quest Eligibility Renewal Again 
  15. PRP Under Investigation Over Its 2012 Campaign Spending
  16. PUC Dockets to Funnel Money to Green Energy Scammers
  17. BLNR weighs TMT sublease today
  18. Council committee clears homeless bills
  19. With $707K payment from state, Reynolds reopening
  20. BWS Still Can't Get Bills Right
  21. State to investigate Kamehameha Schools dump site
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Thursday, June 26, 2014
June 26, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:26 PM :: 4034 Views
  1. Obama plan to tribalize native Hawaiians runs into trouble
  2. Prohibiting Sitting Or Laying Down On Oahu's Sidewalks 24/7 Makes Law More Susceptible To Challenge
  3. Seeking a Global Solution in Sugar Trade Policy
  4. Akaka Tribe: Bureau of Indian Affairs 'Involved from Very Beginning'
  5. Unable to Find any Supporters, OHA Blames Hawaiians
  6. Bob Jones: Obama a Colossal Failure, Wish he was Going Away Now
  7. Hawaii might be the only place left where an endorsement from Obama can be looked at as a positive
  8. A High-Stakes Initiative Could Ban GMO Farming in Maui County
  9. Ige Questions Governor’s Possible Veto of Disclosure Bill
  10. Legislators concerned about governor's pending veto list
  11. Hospitals on Kauai face potential staff, service reductions
  12. Abercrombie Admin Bungling Puts 100 People out of work
  13. Panel passes Biodegradable bag-ban bill
  14. Vendors blast Stanley Chang bill that would ban plastic and foam plates--Council Defers
  15. Aquarium Battle: Lost Fish Coalition tells Sea Shepherd to Get Lost
  16. Tranny's Charter school must shape up or dissolve
  17. Violent mental patients sent to South Carolina--State Saves 50% but Refuses to Send More
  18. Homeless Crime Fills the News
  19. HPD officer indicted for elaborate Criminal Enterprise
  20. Kam School Operating Illegal Dump?
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Wednesday, June 25, 2014
June 25, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:30 PM :: 4540 Views
  1. Angry Aloha
  2. Slom: Legislators Should Override 'Financial Disclosure' Veto
  3. Report: 65% of Rooftop Solar Owned by Finance Companies
  4. Ige: Interior Hearings on Sovereignty are Premature Because Hawaiians Lack Consensus
  5. Ige Questions Akaka Tribe Rush, Health Connector
  6. Waianae Hawaiians Say No No No No No to Federal Akaka Tribe Scheme
  7. Con-Con Needed to Abolish OHA?
  8. Abercrombie Donors Get 10-day turnaround on PUC Decision
  9. Financial disclosure bill should come off the governor’s veto list
  10. PRP Campaign: "This is how its Done Now"
  11. HSTA DoE Revisions to Teacher Evaluations 'Just the First Step'
  12. Sit-lie ban sought for all of Oahu
  13. Explain $5M spent on Zipper Lane
  14. Legislators seek state hospital system's plan to stay afloat
  15. Another OCCC guard admits to selling ice--Remains Employed
  16. Another Alleged Homosexual Child Molester Arrested in Honolulu
  17. BoE Chair Horner to Develop Lot Across from Jefferson Elem School
  18. HC&S faces $1.3M fine from state
  19. After all the Talk, Only One School Gets AC
  20. NCAA Continues Investigation of UH Athletic Programs
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Tuesday, June 24, 2014
June 24, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:06 PM :: 4319 Views
  1. DoI Hearing: 'A lot of noes' on Akaka Tribe
  2. Abercrombie Sends Notice to Veto 10 Bills
  3. Ward Questions DoT Plan for Kalanianaole Hwy
  4. USDoE: Federal Funds at Risk as Hawaii Special Ed Programs Fall Short
  5. Schatz Should Fire Winer
  6. Borreca: PRP Tactics Work for Unpopular Candidate like Hanabusa
  7. Caldwell Admin Stifles Investigation into Corruption
  8. Legislative ethics need tightening
  9. NYT: Honolulu Shores Up Tourism With Crackdown on Homeless
  10. Caldwell Returns Budget Bills Unsigned in HART Power Grab
  11. Six More Days: Longshoremen Contract Threatens U.S. West Coast Port Trade
  12. Lawmaker requests oversight committee to change Hawaii’s prison system
  13. Honolulu man must repay $200K defrauded from state
  14. 9th Circuit Court Orders Gay Juries for Marriage cases
  15. Marijuana Dispensaries Coming to Hawaii Next Year
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Monday, June 23, 2014
June 23, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:17 PM :: 4258 Views
  1. At DOI Hearing, Grassroot Institute Disputes Department's Authority to Recognize a Hawaiian Nation
  2. Hawaii Teachers 3rd-Best Paid in USA
  3. Janet Grace–Waikiki HD22 Designated A Top House Race
  4. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted June 23, 2014
  5. Video: Shifting the Jones Act Tide
  6. Voters Look to Small-Business Owners for Guidance
  7. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted June 23, 2014
  8. Hawaii No Tsunami Threat from Rat Island Quake
  9. McCorriston: "All reasonable People Can See Hawaii isn't Benefited by Health Connector"
  10. OHA, Interior Department--Miasma of Frustration and Anger
  11. Ige Campaigns Against Kakaako condos as OHA Plans Comeback for Next Year
  12. Today is Deadline for Abercrombie to signal bill vetoes
  13. PRP Consultants Worked on Caldwell Campaign
  14. Governor’s Travels: Island Trips, Economy Travel and Obama
  15. Anti-GMO Propaganda Recycled as Legitimate 'News'
  16. California company plans $13M wind farm on Big Island
  17. High Cost of Living Puts Hawaii 46th on Retirement List
  18. As Obama Surrenders Iraq to AlQaeda, Veterans Anger Rises
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Sunday, June 22, 2014
June 22, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:18 PM :: 3417 Views
  1. Tribal Agenda: Abercrombie led push to Exempt Akaka Tribe from State, Federal Laws
  2. Public to be Excluded from Honolulu Tribe Hearing—Protest Set
  3. Hearings Mask Scheme to Seize Control of Hawaiian Homelands
  4. How Hawaii Can Grow the Pie
  5. PRP Settlement Buys Insurance for Hanabusa Against Truth Coming Out
  6. No Surprise: Star-Adv Editors back Latest Akaka Tribe Scam
  7. The train will prove an expensive anachronism
  8. How Holzman Manipulated UH president search to Pick Lassner
  9. Brower Refuses Comment on Proposed Sledgehammer Ban
  10. HD5 Bateman Calls for Tax Cuts
  11. Unopposed Cachola Sign of Weak Demos
  12. Veterans Buying Private Insurance Because VA Won't Help Them
  13. Hawaii Faces Prescription Drug Overdose Epidemic
  14. HELCO using new timeline for geothermal project
  15. Mandatory minimum law on property crime takes effect
  16. Styrofoam food containers may be banned in near future
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Saturday, June 21, 2014
June 21, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:33 PM :: 4140 Views
  1. How to Submit Your Comments on the Proposed Rule to Recognize a Native Hawaiian Government
  2. OHA Trustee Stender and Former AG Lilly question current efforts to create a sovereign Hawaiian nation
  3. Voter Registration Drive Set for Hawaii Catholic Churches June 21-22
  4. HGEA Refuses to Endorse Governor, CD1 Candidates
  5. Modifying the Future of Food: What If GMOs Are the Only Option?
  6. Criminal, Energy, Emergency, Agriculture--Abercrombie Signs Bills
  7. Engineers complete nine-month Afghanistan mission, return to families in Hawaii
  8. Schatz' Chief of Staff Target of Campaign Spending Investigation
  9. Cayetano to Schatz: Fire Winer
  10. Hawaii school principals predict substantial drop in reading and math scores
  11. Proposal expands 'sit-lie' ban to Chinatown, Ward
  12. Governor Silent on Homelessness Issue
  13. Documentary Examines the Sierra Club's Decision to Support Rail
  14. Homosexual Child Molesters to be Targeted for Two More Years
  15. Opponents fail to stop Kulani Correctional Facility reopening
  16. Family sues HPD, firefighter over deadly arrest
  17. City sewer fees will increase 4% starting July 1
  18. OHA Gets 21 Ac Site in Luxury Development
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Friday, June 20, 2014
June 20, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 9:47 PM :: 4009 Views
  1. Full Text: Feds Release 'Proposed Rule' for Creation of Hawaiian Indian Tribe
  2. Voter Registration Drive Set for Hawaii Catholic Churches June 21-22
  3. Sutton: Disconnect the Hawaii Health Connector
  4. Court Order Delays Implementation of Kauai Anti-GMO Ordinance
  5. Honolulu VA Still Worst in Nation--Wait Time 130 days
  6. Honolulu Rail And The Use Of Eminent Domain
  7. Andy Winer Behind PRP Attacks on Cayetano
  8. Borreca: All Hawaii voters, and not just Native Hawaiians, must be involved in 'Sovereignty' Discussion
  9. City might seize land in Honolulu for rail line
  10. Cachola may owe thousands of dollars for using campaign money to buy meals and a truck
  11. Supreme Court Unanimous: College Employees Have 1st Amendment Right to Testify Against Corrupt Legislators
  12. State sues official for failing to air income
  13. Roof where prisoner escaped was well-known hot spot for previous incidents
  14. Government Employees Warned not to Mail Drugs to Halawa Inmates
  15. Manoa Rapist Sues, Demands Work Release
  16. Matayoshi Pay Hike -- A tone-deaf decision
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Thursday, June 19, 2014
June 19, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:14 PM :: 4510 Views
  1. OHA Candidate Keli’i Akina: "Tribal recognition is a scheme for exploiting Native Hawaiians"
  2. Nation Building? "Who benefits from this strategy?"
  3. Mayor Caldwell announces homeless action plan
  4. Controversial school superintendent gets $50,000 pay hike
  5. Gun Control Group Points to Hawaii as Example
  6. Law Prof: Interior Department Tribe Scheme 'On a Slippery Slope to Defeat' 
  7. Law Prof: Feds Do Not Have Jurisdiction Over Hawaiian Sovereignty
  8. Sovereignty Activists Reject Tribal Process
  9. Abercrombie GEMS Plan a Trojan Horse to Slip Big Cable Past PUC
  10. Gay-Atheist Plan for Your Children Depends on Election Outcome
  11. Brower Abuses Allowance With Sledgehammer Purchase
  12. Youth Detention Center: Employees do Marijuana, Cocaine on the Job
  13. Tranny, Cronies Seem Defeated After Charter School Ordered to End Nepotism
  14. DOE puts dozens of teachers on paid leave pending investigations
  15. Anti-GMO 'Agronomics' Tax Deferred
  16. GMOs: Who is Fooling Whom?
  17. Schatz vs Hanabusa #1 Democrat Primary in 2014
  18. Honolulu rail agency may spend another $5M for help with property acquisitions
  19. HHSC Cost Savings Plan Focuses on Union Overtime
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Wednesday, June 18, 2014
June 18, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:32 PM :: 4277 Views
  1. Feds Coming to Hawaii to Discuss Indian Tribe Plan--15 Public Meetings Set
  2. VIDEO: Interior Department CNHA Tribe Bribe
  3. Grace for Waikiki: Ethics Commission Should Ban Sledgehammer Purchases by Legislators
  4. Rep Hastings: Obama's Ocean Zoning Will Shut Down Tuna Fishery
  5. High Tech Development Corp still relying on carbon paper and typewriters
  6. Six New Ways to Visualize Hawaii Campaign Spending Data
  7. Aiona Proposal Will Divert Homeless to Social Services, not Jails
  8. Scientist: Obama Plan has no conservation benefit other than to penalize US fishermen
  9. Anti-GMO Councilman Challenges Conversion of Urban Land to Agriculture
  10. Manhunt for escapees ends with shift change because of resources
  11. Juvenile detention workers forced to work 16-hour shifts; complain of attacks
  12. Expert: OCCC Escape Exposes Failure, After Failure, After Failure
  13. Schools superintendent's pay increases to $200,000
  14. Kahoolawe Commission Burns the Last of its Money
  15. Cabanilla Posts Campaign Signs Without permission
  16. Malama Solomon Complains Too many Whales in Hawaii
  17. Dive Tour Operators Humane Society Team Up to Attack Aquarium Divers
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Tuesday, June 17, 2014
June 17, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:10 PM :: 4850 Views
  1. Aiona Proposes Homeless Court, Veterans Outreach
  2. Health Survey: 11.8% of DoE Students Treated After Attempting Suicide
  3. Missing IRS emails outrage targeted Hawaii tea party leaders
  4. Homelessness: It's A Sidewalk, Not A Sideseat Or A Sidebed
  5. Writ to Watch: Oahu Publications, Inc. v. Neil Abercrombie
  6. Supreme Court Briefs in Bridge Aina Lea: Takings, Reclassification, and Orders to Show Cause
  7. Louie Applauds US Supreme Court Ruling on Firearm Background Checks
  8. Kauai Prison Administrator admits running illegal gambling ring--Still Employed
  9. UH: Proposed Kakaako Obama Library 'Raises the bar for Sea Level Rise Planning' --to elevation 3'
  10. Supporters Step up to Defend Big Isle Farmers Against Mainland Activist Groups 
  11. Campaigning for governor is whole new sport for Ige
  12. Two escapes in one week from the Oahu Community Correctional Center
  13. Desperate to Save his job, Hawaii’s VA director promises shorter wait times by year’s end
  14. Obama Bans Fishing Between Hawaii and Am. Samoa--700,000 sq miles of Ocean Closed
  15. Kiribati to forbid fishing in 160,000 sq miles of Pacific Ocean
  16. HTDC Gives Away $248K to Rich People
  17. Obama invites self-proclaimed gays to sue federal contractors
  18. Honolulu 9th Worst City for Car Drivers
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Monday, June 16, 2014
June 16, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:53 PM :: 3820 Views
  1. Public Corruption: Hawaii Ranks 26th
  2. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted June 16, 2014
  3. Aiona Proposes Homeless Court, Greater Outreach to Veterans
  4. Compassionate Disruption: Mayor's sidewalk strategy to Push Homeless in to Shelters
  5. Grading teachers can't be too easy
  6. Kauai Anti-GMO Initiative Will Ban Experimental Hemp Farms
  7. Today is Deadline for Obama Library
  8. Hawaiian Airlines Tightens Grip on Its Home Market
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Sunday, June 15, 2014
June 15, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:21 PM :: 3983 Views
  1. 2014 Hawaii elections: May campaign ads roundup
  2. It's All About Delivering Value
  3. DePledge: Republican Legislative candidates are a bunch of Christians 
  4. Cayetano vs PRP: You're corrupt so you have no right to say I'm corrupt
  5. Housing First Keeps Promise Broken 50 Years Ago
  6. Honolulu’s failure to assist the homeless is an issue of both public health and social injustice
  7. Property acquisition for rail falls far behind
  8. At new luxe Kakaako condo, only the richest need apply
  9. Skip Common Core scores in evaluations -- Next Step for DoE
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Saturday, June 14, 2014
June 14, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:39 PM :: 3304 Views
  1. Poll: Aiona Wins Three-Way Gubernatorial Race
  2. Tulsi Gabbard Full Text: Hawaii VA Director is a Liar, Should be Fired
  3. Solar City: Tax Subsidies For Them, Big Bills For Hawaii
  4. Scientist in Point-by-Point Debunk of Maui Anti-GMO Bill
  5. Abercrombie Appoints Rep Wooley Replacement from Secret List
  6. Pono Choices Authors Scheme for Upcoming School Year
  7. Pono Choices proves liberals don't even know their own behinds
  8. The High Cost of Living in Paradise
  9. Hawaii VA Insider: Real Waiting List is One Year Long
  10. Maui Mayor Arakawa endorses Hannemann for governor
  11. GE Tax Receipts Drop 1.4%
  12. State Board of Land and Natural Resources defers decision on Thirty Meter Telescope
  13. Abercrombie's Sea-Level Planning 'Ruinous and Unnecessary'
  14. FIT: PUC Moving to Give Green Energy Scammers Even More Money
  15. NYT Editorial: Plastic is so common in Hawaii soils you can’t avoid burning it in campfires
  16. Wrong man hounded for child support, allegedly for years
  17. OCCC: Rapist Escapes Again and Again and Again
  18. Island Hauling Company caught in alleged illegal dumping
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Saturday, June 14, 2014
June, 2014 Letters to the Editor
By Letters to the Editor @ 4:32 PM :: 3071 Views
  • Drawbridges for Kailua?
  • Money talks.  People vote.
  • High-rises set stage for Hong Kong-ization of Honolulu

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Friday, June 13, 2014
June 13, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 10:25 PM :: 5034 Views
  1. Poll: Ige 48% - Abercrombie 37%
  2. DoE Eases Teacher Evaluation Requirements
  3. DoE Forms Principals Roundtable with HGEA
  4. American Samoa Governor Puts Faleomavaega in His Place
  5. Hawaii wind player gets comeuppance in Maine
  6. HART completes 100th column along rail route
  7. Poll: Tsutsui Beat Hee 41% to 29%
  8. Lecture on budget bills rebounds on Abercrombie
  9. Hawaii Shippers’ Council president is making progress in his quest for a Jones Act exemption
  10. Decoupling raises Oahu's June costs
  11. Maui Memorial Stages Attack on Lahaina Hospital Proposal
  12. Cayetano accepts apology from PRP
  13. HECO: LNG Conversion on This Year's Agenda
  14. Pain killer shortage has some Big Island patients feeling the pain  
  15. Kauai Anti-Agriculture Activists Push Tax Hike Scheme
  16. Sovereignty Activists pester Intel Founders for Money
  17. HPD SWAT Lieutenant found guilty of drunk driving
  18. Tranny Calls Charter Schools Director 'Incompetent'
  19. $138K in scholarship funds delayed 9 days for 90 Hawaii athletes; some sleep in locker room
  20. Commercial fishermen consider strike
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Thursday, June 12, 2014
June 12, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:39 PM :: 5385 Views
  1. Productivity and Innovation: Hawaii Stuck on ‘F’
  2. 1901: Territory of Hawaii Adopts First Income Tax in USA
  3. Donna Kim: Ms Ruthless Beauty Queen
  4. Warner "Kimo" Sutton and Elwin Ahu hope to win the primary for lieutenant governor
  5. Hawaii's private doctors urged to help alleviate VA crisis
  6. Parents' efforts lead Hawaii educators to tone down sex-ed program
  7. While Building Kakaako, Abercrombie Signs Bill Claiming 3' Sea Level Rise Coming
  8. Tranny: "Kakaako Developer has made every effort possible to embrace iwi kupuna issues"
  9. Sex-abuse victims deserve more time to come forward
  10. State Hospital faces class-action lawsuit, administrator retiring
  11. Ernie Martin Rebuilding Slush fund for Profitable NonProfits
  12. Will Anti-Aquarium Nuts Be Charged for Harassing Divers?
  13. Budget Axe Hits UH Athletics
  14. 9% of Student Loans in Default Across Hawaii
  15. Retrial: Judge Rules Out Evidence Favorable to Deedy
  16. Big raises coming for Kenoi, top officials and County Council
  17. Union Bosses Look forward to Extracting Dues From New Class of Workers
  18. Hawaii has Fewest Muslims of Any State
  19. Anti-GMO Hype Part of Pesticide Company Sales Scheme?
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Wednesday, June 11, 2014
June 11, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:58 PM :: 4580 Views
  1. Efforts to divide Hawaiians from non-Hawaiians
  2. Tribe Bribe: OHA Payoffs to Sovereignty Activists
  3. Veterans Affairs audit exposes Hawaii’s ‘infuriating’ wait list
  4. Paychecks Hawaii Ratings of the 2014 Legislature
  5. Abercrombie Campaign: "Sen. Ige can't add"
  6. Perreira: Dump EUTF, Bring Back Corrupt Union Health Plans
  7. Ernie Martin Thrilled as Council Vote Returns City to Ewa Villages Days
  8. No Eco-Lawyers in Sight as Cooke, Kamehameha, Hughes Divvy up Kakaako
  9. Galuteria: OHA Roll Signers Need to Vote for me Because I am Toast After Opposing the Community on Kakaako Makai
  10. Yukimura: Keep Kauai Jammed
  11. Rep. Bob McDermott Says ‘Pono Choices’ Is Dead
  12. Students Flee Tranny's School, Teachers Stiffed on Pay
  13. Tranny Sues, Demands Right to Use Women's Room
  14. MRC Greenwood Retires 'to Remain on the Mainland'
  15. Native Hawaiian Housing Block Grant not in Appropriations Bill
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Tuesday, June 10, 2014
June 10, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:15 PM :: 4062 Views
  1. Abercrombie taking $46M from DOE to balance state budget
  2. Djou: Give Veterans a Private Healthcare Option
  3. Court: No EIS Required For Haleakala Telescope
  4. More Hollywood Homosexuals Sued over Alleged Child Molestation in Hawaii
  5. Big Island Farmers File Latest Federal Court Salvo on GMO Front
  6. McCain Endorses Djou for Congress
  7. Abercrombie's road 'littered with human collateral damage'
  8. Did ERS Help Bail Out Central Pacific Bank?
  9. While Building Kakaako, Abercrombie Signs Bill to Study 'Rising Seas'
  10. Housing First homeless program Will not 'Create Positions'
  11. Kauai Anti-Agriculture Ballot Initiative Rejected
  12. PUC Asked to Approve Sub-Prime Energy Loans
  13. Voters Pick Candidate Who's "Coming on Very Hard"
  14. Third Handi Van Fire in Three Years
  15. HPD sued over violent arrest caught on video
  16. Forest City's Hawaii Housing Projects Need Further Investigation
  17. Star Advertiser credit card breach could impact hundreds, if not thousands, of customers
  18. Convicted Drug Dealer Ruggles Sues to get Marijuana Back
  19. Letters to farmers: No crop, no tax break
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Monday, June 9, 2014
June 9, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:22 PM :: 4369 Views
  1. Voter Registration Drive Set for Hawaii Catholic Churches June 21-22
  2. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted June 9, 2014
  3. The Surprising States That Have Greater Income Inequality
  4. Hawaii Rated Worst State to Make a Living 2014
  5. 9th Circuit Demands Briefing on Bridge Aina Lea Suit
  6. 145 Days: Hawaii VA Wait times Worst in USA
  7. Bishop asks parishes to conduct voter registration drive
  8. Legislature Cancels $5000 Bonuses for Top Teachers in Struggling Schools
  9. Debt: $35B in Tax Hikes Coming
  10. Cayetano, Kaneshiro Back Clayton Hee for Lt Gov
  11. HHSC Cuts Eliminate Urology Treatment
  12. Drug Overdose Top Cause of Accidental Death in Hawaii
  13. Hawaii Health exchange sets date for new director
  14. City Harasses Anti-Rail Handi-Van Supplier
  15. Schatz: Feds Should Loan Money to Honolulu for Transit-Oriented Development
  16. Political parties fight to manipulate voting times, locations
  17. Hawaii one of only Five States With no Republicans in Congress
  18. Styrofoam: Council Harasses Restaurants, Consumers
  19. Carol Fukunaga Proposal to Evict 309 Renters 'Needs to be Set Aside'
  20. HECO Submits EA for Giant Kahe Solar Farm
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Sunday, June 8, 2014
June 8, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:19 PM :: 4310 Views
  1. Report Exposes Scheme to Funnel Interior Department Money to Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement
  2. What Happens in Vegas...Moves to Vegas
  3. Dave Bateman Announces for House 5
  4. Ige Goes Wobbly on GMOs
  5. Bob Jones: State 'Tribe' is Only Realistic Outcome of OHA Roll
  6. Akana: “Why do Hawaiians have to look like we’re such idiots?"
  7. Commenters Mock Kauai Professional Protesters
  8. Abercrombie Hopes Nobody Reading CoR Report
  9. Abercrombie, Developers Join Private Celebration as Ground broken on first of 22 Ward Center residential towers
  10. Shapiro: Mufi's Rail Push Now Costing Millions
  11. Hawaii Food Stamp Use up 210% since 2007
  12. Ban on food-grade foam containers Shut Down Local Manufacturers
  13. Call for leadership change at DOE ignores progress that's been made
  14. Failure of HHSC Reform Brings Health care hardships
  15. SB2365: Impact of doctor-dispensed drugs on comp costs drives new legislative efforts
  16. Kauai: Sex Harassment is Profitable
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Saturday, June 7, 2014
June 7, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:48 PM :: 5657 Views
  1. Full Text: DoE Report Takes Pono Choices ‘Off the Shelf’
  2. OHA Trustee: Hawaiian Nation "an attention-grabbing public policy issue"
  3. Video: OHA Trustees to go 'Full Speed Ahead' with Tribal Roll
  4. Video: Proud Hawaiians, Loyal Americans
  5. WaPo: Abercrombie is 'Schatz's Biggest Headache'
  6. Revolution of ‘54? Inequality Increases Since Statehood
  7. 130th troops wrap-up mission as lead engineer element in Afghanistan
  8. 55% of Maui anti-GMO Signatures Worthless, but Petition on Ballot Anyway
  9. Ethics: City Employee Processes Dozens of Permits for His Own Contracting Company
  10. Thai workers get multimillion-dollar EEOC settlement
  11. Military families file lawsuit; say housing project made them sick
  12. UHERO: The Good, Bad, and Ugly of Watershed Management
  13. Brother of OHA Crony Trisha Watson Diverts UH Scholarship to Bookie
  14. Health Connector Board to lack Quorum as Rats Flee Sinking Ship
  15. Abercrombie vs. Ige Debates Set
  16. $250 million Honolulu rail funding passed in U.S. Senate committee
  17. Weakling Obama Inspires China to Patrol Guam
  18. Usual Suspects Protest Against Military on Kauai
  19. Anti-GMO Tax Cheat Gary Hoosier Launches New 'Progressive' Organization
  20. Backers, foes sound off on expanded Waikiki project
  21. State Historic Preservation Blocked from Kunia?
  22. Taxi Cos Upset at arrival of Lyft
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Friday, June 6, 2014
June 6, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:22 AM :: 4257 Views
  1. Food, Flowers, Furniture: Ethics Commission to Look at Legislators Million Dollar Slush Fund
  2. VIDEO: Rough Seas for Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie's Obamacare Exchange
  3. Will State Lose $800M in Fed Funding Due to Governor Abercrombie?
  4. Hawaii Candidates: Beware of the Hawaii Center for Food Safety Questionnaire
  5. Waitlisted patients cost Hawaii Hospitals $62.7M
  6. NFIB Hawaii 2014 Legislative Wrap-up
  7. Eligible? Hawaii Ranks 49th in Welfare Participation
  8. Special Session Creates Opportunities in Politics
  9. Homosexuals Hope to Ride Hee into Lt Governor's Office
  10. ‘Hawaii thinks it’s progressive, but it’s not’
  11. 801: Abercrombie Admin Fails to Protect Historic Resources
  12. Recertification visit stirs up residents' anger toward DOT
  13. Gabbard: Obama Taliban Deal Puts Price on Head of American Soldiers
  14. Drug Dealer Complains About Police before Hawaii Supreme Court
  15. Health Insurance Confusion for Hawaii’s Small Businesses?
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Thursday, June 5, 2014
June 5, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:13 PM :: 6603 Views
  1. Civil Beat 'Tried to Throttle and Censor' Pritchett
  2. Hawaii Ranks #4 in Gasoline Taxes
  3. Takai, Cabanilla Inside Azerbaijan’s Bizarre Hawaii Lobbying Push
  4. Kauai Audit finds 'Favoritism' in Furloughs
  5. Poll: Ige Beats Abercrombie 46% - 41% 
  6. HGEA Admits it is Hidden Hand Behind Principals Attack on Matayoshi
  7. Lassner: "I know where the landmines are"
  8. Carol Fukunaga Scheme Would Put 309 on Streets, Cost City $18M
  9. New permit not needed for 801 South developer
  10. GMO food has been declared to be as safe as non-GMO food by every major reputable scientific body worldwide
  11. Kauai: Disingenuous Anti-GMO Councilmembers in Trouble?
  12. Kauai Anti-GMO Candidate an Ultra-Right Wing Conspiracy Theorist
  13. Single Payer in Action: Big Island Veterans Wait 7 Months for VA health care
  14. Hilo Medical Center cutting Doctors, Nurses After HGEA Kills Partnership Plan
  15. Hawaii Not as Unequal as other Blue States? 
  16. Hawaiian Electric CEO disputes report about $6B buy offer
  17. Auction set for Big Island Carbon's Hawaii assets
  18. Hu Honua: Contractors Sue Landowner in Latest Green Energy Debacle 
  19. Maui News: Return of Superferry 'A Good Idea'
  20. Honolulu Council budgets millions for homelessness
  21. Immigration: Feds Release Dangerous Lunatic onto Streets of Honolulu
  22. Another Inmate Mistakenly Released from OCCC
  23. HPD: Nearly $6 Million in Legal Settlements in 11 Years
  24. Feds affirm Kauai officer's retaliation allegations
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Wednesday, June 4, 2014
June 4, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:23 PM :: 5758 Views
  1. Hawaiians Are Not A Tribe
  2. Hawaii Obamacare: Do you Pay for Other People's Abortions?
  3. June 3, 2014: Office of Elections Releases Candidate List
  4. Djou Officially Files for Congressional Race
  5. Duke Aiona Welcomes Candidates to 2014 Election
  6. Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Kyo-ya Case
  7. Encouraging ohana housing in Hawaii
  8. Am Samoa: Falomavaega Rips Obama, Clinton, Kerry
  9. Richardson is fifth least expensive among top law schools in the U.S.
  10. Hawaii Candidate Deadline Attracts Last-Minute Flurry
  11. Maui News: Aiona needs to be more Aggressive, Engaged, Assertive
  12. Goal is to house all chronic homeless on Oahu in two years
  13. Oakland company gets Hawaii Subprime green lending contract
  14. Kuokoa Profiteer Describes 2011 Effort to take over HECO
  15. Molokai: Big Cable is Corporate-Political Scam
  16. School superintendent's contract renewed
  17. Even After Death, DoE Lawyers Block Therapy for Autistic Girl
  18. Lassner, Lawyers Already Planning for Inevitable Disastrous Departure
  19. TOD: Real estate fundamentals giving UH opportunities to monetize its land assets
  20. $62.7M Cost of Hospitalized Medical Patients on Waitlists
  21. Five States' Health-Care Exchanges See Costly Fixes
  22. Levinson: GMO Producers not Gay Enough to Deserve Equal Protection
  23. Hawaii Republicans: Fracking and Global Warming
  24. Documents show drug problem spiking at Prison
  25. Another Fee Hike--This Time its Bulky Item Pickup
  26. Inaction by Congress Could Undermine Hawaii Transportation
  27. Thai workers settle lawsuit with Hawaii farms for $2.4 million
  28. Former councilman avoids jail time
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Tuesday, June 3, 2014
June 3, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:08 PM :: 4233 Views
  1. June 2, 2014: Office of Elections Releases Updated Candidate List
  2. Star-Advertiser Poll Indicates a Lack of Enthusiasm for a Native Hawaiian 'Nation'
  3. DBEDT: Obama Orders Mainland to Follow Hawaii's Expensive Energy Policies
  4. Council on Revenues: Tax Revenue Will Decline for 2014 as Movie Moguls Grab Tax Credit Millions
  5. Representative seeks access to private medical care for vets
  6. Hawaii public school principals demand leadership change
  7. Hawaii Refinery Converts to Lower Cost Mexican Oil
  8. Pentagon wrestles with false climate predictions as military funds shifted to green agenda
  9. Baron and Budd negotiate $3.7 million settlement for State of Hawaii
  10. Danger: Waihee Launches 'Homeowners' Super-PAC
  11. Honolulu Patients 2nd Happiest in USA
  12. Abercrombie Campaign Touts Poll Showing Him at 42%
  13. Hawaii VA -- 10 week wait list
  14. As Predicted: Regents Pick Lassner 11-2-2
  15. Lassner a 'Five Year Deal'
  16. Decoupling Drives New Electric Rate Hikes
  17. Star-Adv: Hurricane Would Send Solar Panels Flying
  18. State Hospital Being Used as Dumping Ground for Criminals
  19. Yang: Homeless Will Accept 'Housing First'
  20. 801 Construction Continues After Court Orders Halt
  21. Hawaiian Studies Blast Aimed at OHA Embrace of US Department of Interior
  22. Sovereignty Activists: Kulani Should be Health Spa for Criminals
  23. Anti-GMO Activists Harass Monk Seals
  24. Malama Solomon: Whales and Honu Have Too Many Protections
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Monday, June 2, 2014
June 2, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:59 PM :: 4898 Views
  1. WaPo: Hawaii Going Wrong Way on GMOs
  2. The Worst of Both: The Rise of High-Cost, Low-Capacity Rail Transit
  3. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted June 2, 2014
  4. Capitol Rally for Religious Freedom June 28
  5. Hawaii: 1,000 Veterans Wait Months for VA Care
  6. Sen Kim, Babes Against Biotech Team Up to Protest UH Presidential Selection
  7. Improving Teacher Quality and the Definition of Insanity
  8. More Homeless in Waikiki Than Ever Before
  9. Rail Provides only 27% of Promised Jobs
  10. Bill would let city try anew to sell projects
  11. UH moves 'free speech zone'
  12. GMO ban, UH research at odds
  13. Anti-GMO fervor, sanctimony
  14. Bill on biodegradable bags hits snag over definitions
  15. Hawaii’s premium cigar industry denied parity in state tax code
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Sunday, June 1, 2014
June 1, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:54 PM :: 4037 Views
  1. Ige on Kakaako: ‘Too much, too fast’
  2. The Hawaiian Tribe--Taxes
  3. Moody's: US state debt growing at slowest pace in years--but Hawaii Still Tops
  4. Am Samoa: Will Faleomavaega Join the Old Bulls Leaving Congress?
  5. NIOSH: Distant Water Tuna Fleet Workers at High Risk
  6. Caldwell: Accept $4M Tax Hike or I will Unleash Homeless on Waikiki
  7. Why Inouye steered clear of Hawaiian sovereignty
  8. Closed Primary: Louie, Ohigashi Conspire to Keep Democratic Party in Control
  9. Star-Adv: Limiting preschool expansion to public schools is a path to mediocrity
  10. HSTA Moves to Gut Teacher Evaluations
  11. Principals: Fire Matayoshi
  12. Ansaldo Allegedly to begin Work on Honolulu Rail Cars
  13. Corporations Line Up to Cash in on Hawaii PUC Battery Mandate
  14. Use of pesticides and GMOs faces vote if petition is OK'd
  15. Maui News: Failure of Mental Health System Behind Mass Shootings
  16. State Short on Hurricane Shelter Spaces
  17. City doesn't keep track of disciplined Refuse drivers
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