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Tuesday, July 31, 2012
July 31, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:39 PM :: 7388 Views
  1. Early Voting Open Now--Find Your Polling Place
  2. HMSA Private shared-savings deal puts half of future raises at hospital system at risk
  3. Sequestration: Federally Funded Employees, Contractors to Receive Layoff Notices Just Before Election
  4. Hawaii Solar Scammers Push for More Ratepayer, Taxpayer Handouts
  5. Ansaldo Awards Rail Electrification Contract to Siemens
  6. Rail Jobs? Honolulu Construction Employment Down 6%
  7. Abercrombie Appoints Maria Zielinski as DAGS Deputy Director
  8. Veterans in Politics Endorses Ed Case
  9. Romney must win over Asian voters
  10. Cayetano: Hannemann was Doling out Personal Services Contracts Like Hot Cakes
  11. Case would “drive a stake into the heart of Democratic machine.”
  12. Democrats Slightly Less Disgusted by Abercrombie
  13. Lingle criticizes Hawaii County clerk's voter registration problems
  14. First Day of Early Voting Goes Smoothly in Hilo
  15. Hirono Continues to Miss Congressional Votes
  16. Progressive Democrats of Hawaii Hang Albatross Around Hirono’s Neck
  17. Lingle Campaign Invests $1M in Victory
  18. Downtown, Kahala top Cayetano Donors by Zip Code
  19. Liz Larson Challenges Galuteria in New 12th District Senate Seat
  20. HSTA Operative Challenges Nakashima in HD1
  21. Star-Adv Profiles Council Races
  22. Star-Adv: Land Development Corp Must have Rules in Place
  23. Pearl Harbor seen as site for new ships
  24. School Bus Cuts Fail to Disrupt Traffic
  25. ‘Slavery’ case dismissal frustrates Utah ‘victims’
  26. FBI: ‘Extremist Group’ Helps Hawaii Mortgage Scammers Escape
  27. Sanctions for Neighborhood Board Outbursts
  28. Hawaii auto insurance listed as third least expensive
  29. Gas Co Plans for 10,000 Hydrogen Cars
  30. Insurers Will Cut Rates if you allow Spying
  31. Hawaii the only state without boat theft in 2011, report says
  32. Civil Beat Still Trying to Save Demented Fact Checks
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Monday, July 30, 2012
July 30, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:22 PM :: 5744 Views
  1. Early Voting Begins Today--Find Your Polling Place
  2. Henkin: Rumors of Hee-Wooley Affair “Scurrilous”
  3. Hirono Claims Credit for George Bush STEM Legislation
  4. Failing, DoE Asks Feds for Permission to Scrap AYP Testing
  5. Charter School Enrollment Reaches 10,000 Milestone
  6. New Lane Open on H-1 Freeway
  7. Hawaii Congressional Delegation: How They Voted July 30, 2012
  8. What $300M? Abercrombie Suddenly Admits Surplus Does Not Exist
  9. Hawaii public land development agency eyes Deal With Billionaire Clinton Crony Movie Mogul
  10. Even With 20% Extra Democrats, Stat-Adv Poll Finds Majority Oppose Rail
  11. Filipino Chronicle Poll Shows Strong Support for Cayetano, Split on Senate Race
  12. West Hawaii Today Endorses Guccione
  13. City Builds $20M Parking Garage, Reserves it for Ghost Employees at Non-Existent Agency
  14. Poll Larded With 20% Extra Democrats Shows Djou Trailing by Only 9%
  15. Mellman: Gabbard 37%, Hannemann 32%
  16. New Rules Will Make it easier for Criminals to Hide their Crimes
  17. Nuclear Family Reduces Homelessness from 30% to 7%
  18. School Bullies: Hawaii Still Struggling To Help Tormented Kids
  19. Star-Adv Writes Article on UH Construction Boom Without Mentioning Kobayashi Even Once
  20. Hundreds of Grifters, Con-Men Expected at Hawaii Clean Energy Summit
  21. HEI Earnings Expected to Soar 28%
  22. Those legislative gifts don’t add up
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Sunday, July 29, 2012
July 29, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:14 PM :: 5663 Views
  1. FBI investigating? Sex, Lies and Retaliation at Big Island Election Office
  2. YAGONG: Jamae is working under direction of Attorney General’s Office, information will come out very soon”
  3. Clarity Needed in Holding Elected Officials Accountable
  4. Nanakuli Meet the Candidates July 30
  5. More Bus Cuts Coming After Election
  6. Okabe Making no Preparations for 2013 HSTA Negotiations
  7. Abercrombie, Matayoshi, Horner Cheer Results of System wide Cheating
  8. Democrat-Heavy Poll Has Cayetano Falling Short of 50% Aug 11
  9. Dems advertising in several GOP Senate primaries—And Republican Endorses in Hawaii Democrat Primary
  10. Dist 1: Star-Adv Spews more anti-Berg propaganda
  11. Waialua: Pro-Development Carpetbagger Bradshaw Tries Again for Dem Legislative Nomination
  12. Big Island Faces Three-Way Mayoral Runoff
  13. Freitas Buys Student Athletes with $200K Cash Raise
  14. Lawyer Creating New Excuse for Litigation against Arizona Prison
  15. Will Asian voters swing the election?
  16. Act 294 will enhance efforts to combat fraud
  17. Soft on Crime: Three Time Loser Loose on Streets at Age 37
  18. Anti-Hunting Obsessives Begin Assault on Hawaii Hunting Dogs
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Saturday, July 28, 2012
July 28, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:05 PM :: 7166 Views
  1. FBI investigating? Sex, Lies and Retaliation at Big Island Election Office
  2. Mitsunaga: Hirono Took Same Illegal Contributions Cayetano Did
  3. BLNR: Boater Safety Course Will Be Required
  4. Federal Transit Bill Shifts Funding towards Busses, Away from Rail
  5. Akaka Proposes Tribal Internet Gaming Bill
  6. Honolulu City Lights Display Applications Due Now
  7. LINK: Star-Advertiser Voters Guide
  8. VIDEO: Ed Case Speaks to Smart Business Hawaii
  9. No Polling Place for 2,600 Voters in 17 Precincts
  10. Two Agencies Compete for Control of Abercrombie’s Health Takeover
  11. Governor's Campaign Manager Runs Governor's Health Care Project
  12. Bipartisan Lingle Supporters: Chamber of Commerce Endorses Democrats in Georgia, Utah
  13. Hirono’s Propeller Beanie Buddy
  14. Hard on Guns: Gabbard, Hannemann back Gun Control
  15. Soft on Crime: Victim's mom urges stricter sentencing law after killer gets life with parole
  16. Extensive audit targets UH athletics
  17. Maui News: Hirono is Part of the Problem
  18. UHPA Buys More Case Ads
  19. Matson: New EPA Emission Regs Boost Fuel Cost 40%, Blow Pistons
  20. Mele Carroll’s Excuse: Honolulu Bag Lady Had my Financial Disclosure Papers
  21. Star-Adv Announces Endorsements in Council Races
  22. HD33: House candidates prioritize senior care and sustainability
  23. HART Blanks Out Federal Funding, Project Cost Figures
  24. Finding truth among rail transit myths: Interview with Randal O’Toole
  25. CCP Cheerleader, Islam Day Author Would like you to Meet $1000/hr ‘Hero of Forgiveness’
  26. Punahou Brainwashes the Socialist Leaders of Tomorrow
  27. Military Bans Sailors from Seven Hawaii Stores Accused of Selling Synthetic Drugs
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Friday, July 27, 2012
July 27, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:33 PM :: 5263 Views
  1. UPDATE -- Hawaii Co vs Nago: Primary Voter Lists Compromised?
  2. Ed Case Email Blast: ‘Not the First Time’ Ward Has Got it Wrong
  3. Fact Check: Case, Hirono Claim Credit for Bills Which Did Not Pass
  4. Lawsuit Claims Hawaii IBEW Boss Solicited Murder of Critics
  5. As Primary Election Approaches, Governor Approves Funds to Complete Hilo International Airport Cargo Facility
  6. Doctored Absentee Ballots? Voter fraud investigation targets Hawaii County
  7. Mitsunagas attack Hirono for Pay to Play
  8. Case: We’ve Got to Curb Illegal Immigration
  9. Hirono Endorser: “Environmentalists are Not American”
  10. Star-Adv Endorses Hirono, Points to her 2002 Loss vs Lingle
  11. Hirono Still Stands by Support for Acquitted Felon John Edwards for President over Obama
  12. Pro-Abortion Group $121K Gabbard Ad Buy
  13. Highlights From Honolulu Mayoral Candidates’ Financial Disclosures
  14. Early Voting Opens Monday
  15. HTA sees good 2012 stretch into 2014
  16. High tech tax credit a concern, but what about the beverage container tax credit?
  17. Pro-Railers Call Police on Berg Again
  18. Pressure Forces more Homeless to Accept Shelter
  19. “Grinning Attorneys” Win Fees from Bankrupt CNMI Pension Fund
  20. Hawaiian Tel Wins $771 per user subsidy for Rural Broadband Connections
  21. Hyatt union workers join peers on mainland in contract protest
  22. Local Companies Donate $300,000 to The Nature Conservancy of Hawai'i
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Thursday, July 26, 2012
July 26, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:17 PM :: 6572 Views
  1. Nago: Primary Voter Lists May be Compromised
  2. Star-Adv Poll Debunked: 20% Extra Democrats
  3. Resolutions to Restore Bus Cuts Pass Council Unanimously
  4. Shippers Add New Bunker Surcharges for Low Sulfur Fuel
  5. Navy Pushes Biofuel Fleet Despite Concerns About Damage to Equipment
  6. Honolulu Habitat for Humanity Announces Information Meetings
  7. Disaster Proclamation Authorizes Repairs to Kauai Highway
  8. Hirono Endorser Wants Her to Win Primary, Lose General Election
  9. Slanted Star-Adv Ward Research Poll: 62% Democrats
  10. Case Mocks Ward Poll: ‘Light Years Off’
  11. National Democrats: Obama May Pull Out of Swing States
  12. Another Conflict of Interest: Health insurers, hospitals Team Up With HIPA, Abercrombie, fund New health care group
  13. Athletic Dep’t Takeover by Broken Trust Freitas in the Works Since 2010
  14. STEM? Hirono Has No Record so She Just Makes one up
  15. Star-Adv Endorsements in HD 41-51
  16. Fined $2600, Mele Carroll Again Fails to File Financial Disclosure
  17. Rail Steel $15.9M Over Budget
  18. Mayor vetoes Kailua, Kalama beach business ban, Wants Island-Wide Rules
  19. Kauai: After 140 Years of Land Ownership, Boatyard Business Given 1 Day to Vacate
  20. Hawaii Land Corp. Pushes Forward on Projects, Despite Lack of Rules
  21. $1.2B Project: Honua‘ula EIS approval ‘big, big milestone’
  22. Next Step: Prime Rib Dinners for Homeless at Oceanfront Shelter
  23. 23 cases of scabies at Halawa Correctional Facility since January
  24. State lawmaker plans to stop HPD training in neighborhoods
  25. US DoE Burns $6M on UH Biofool Research
  26. DoE Teachers Assistant Gets Probation for Sexting 12 year old student
  27. Lesbian Arrested for Domestic Assault
  28. UH Footballer Busted for DUI, Drug Dealing
  29. Judiciary Contractor Hires More Bill Collectors
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Wednesday, July 25, 2012
July 25, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:45 PM :: 6320 Views
  1. Audit: State Gave Away $1B Act 221 Tax Credits Without Verification of Eligibility
  2. Audit Needed: Hawaii Consumers Pay $400M for Recycling
  3.  Okabe: Abercrombie Pursues 'Mainland Political Strategy' of Attacking Teachers Unions
  4.  Uh-Oh, Hirono
  5. ‘Kooky’ Congressman Endorses Hirono
  6. Duke Aiona Endorses Kym Pine for Council
  7. 2012 KIDS COUNT Data Book: State Trends in Child Well-Being
  8. UK Guardian: When contagion strikes, it's Honolulu you should avoid
  9. 22 Candidates Fail to File Financial Disclosures by Deadline
  10. Hawaii Enacts Multiple Mortgage-Related Bills and Legislation to Protect Personal Information
  11. Pittsburgh Manufacturer Lands $60M Honolulu Rail Contract
  12. Judge reviews Hawaii's gay-marriage ban
  13. After Giving $1B to Act221 Scammers, Abercrombie Tries to Seize $500M from Real Tech Companies
  14. $1B Tax Credit Scandal: Star-Adv Refuses to name names
  15. State government is flush; private sector, not so much
  16. Sierra Club Criticises Hannemann for Blocking Wind Scammers’ Kahe Project
  17. Slom: Project Labor Agreements: Costly for Hawaii
  18. Case vs Hirono: Unions Burn Money in Dem Primary
  19. Ben Cayetano: Former governor finds many agree with his position on rail
  20. Carlisle: Being Mayor is Cool, I got to Meet Dalai Lama
  21. Beware of accurate information disguised as 'push polls'
  22.  Concert promoter had gone bankrupt in 2009
  23. Stop Elitist Harassment of Kayak Rental Businesses
  24. Arguments Against Geothermal Are ‘Absurdly Elitist,’ Says Scientist
  25. Hanlon a ‘Strong Supporter of Kihei Mega mall’
  26. Wrecked by Steve Case, Hukilau Fish farm Liquidates
  27. Fare Hikes, Bus Cuts and Rail Go Hand in Hand
  28. Big Island food stamp use doubles
  29. Will HPD Release Personnel Records on Indicted Officers?
  30. Global Horizons CEO Speaks Out About Human Trafficking Allegations - and the Justice Department's Decision to Drop the Charges
  31. New Hotel Proposed for Waikiki
  32. Star-Advertiser attorneys ask court to expedite governor's appeal on fees
  33. Homeless Complains about being Kicked out of Shelter that is Killing Him
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Tuesday, July 24, 2012
July 24, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 10:13 PM :: 5425 Views
  1. HSTA, UHPA Report 2010-11 Membership Numbers
  2. New Transit Bill Re-Classifies BRT as 'Fixed Guideway'
  3. Lingle: So-called ‘Millionaires Tax’ is a Tax on Small Business  
  4. Lingle: Death of Officer Chad Morimoto Devastating Loss for Family, Community
  5. Applicants Sought for Ethics Commission
  6. Grassroot Institute: DoE ‘Schools progress heartening’ Huh?
  7. Akakū TV holding Election Correspondent Workshop
  8. Hirono Misses Major Votes in U.S. House
  9. 22 State Candidates Fined for Failing to File Financial Disclosures on Time
  10. Star-Adv Looks at Contested Primaries in HD 19-29
  11. Voter registration tally up since 2010 primary
  12. Fishy: Hawaii County Elections Office Closes for ‘Audit’
  13. Lanai Sale Wrecks Community Benefits Package Integral to Windfarm Deal
  14. Cayetano, Grabauskas Describe Meeting
  15. HART Seizes Property, Evicts Pearl City Family
  16. Federal judge hears legal arguments on same-sex marriage
  17. University administrators who gave go-ahead to concert took thousands of dollars in gifts from the athletics department
  18. Bankruptcy, Bad Debts Trail University Of Hawaii Concert Promoters
  19. Sierra Club Fights Urbanization of Hawaii
  20. Sugar Subsidies: $800K per Job
  21. ACLU Files Lawsuit Demanding Hawaii prisoners’ right to marry
  22. Soft on Crime: Man who stabbed hikers asks judge for permission to attend college
  23. Tipsters lead Hawaii County police to three gambling parlors
  24. Queen's Transplant Center completes 1st kidney transplant
  25. Hawaii Procurement Expert Speaks to GCC Students
  26. Statement from Governor Linda Lingle on the Passing of Sally Ride


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Monday, July 23, 2012
July 24, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:13 PM :: 4081 Views
  1. Lingle Wraps Up Chamber Endorsement Tour, Launches Tourism Spot
  2. 64% of Itemized Hirono Donors from Mainland
  3. Sierra Club Rail Position: Incompetent, Disturbing
  4. DoE “Zones of Innovation” experiment gets uneven outcome
  5. Marriage: Jackson v Abercrombie Hearing Tomorrow
  6. Push Poll Targets Hannemann
  7. Pushback #1--Watada: Cayetano’s Act 10 Broke up Pay to Play System
  8. Pushback #2 -- PRP Chief Passed out Cash in Final Days of Campaign, Now Target Of Campaign Probe
  9. Star-Adv Makes Endorsements in Contested Senate Primary Races
  10. Caldwell: Vote for Me I Was Born in Waipahu
  11. Disclosure deadlines haven’t adjusted to new extended election process
  12. Candidates start to receive matching funds
  13. It's Time For a 'Save Hawaii' Coalition
  14. Good News: Hawaii Climate Change Policy is Just a Bunch of Feel Good Talk, No Action
  15. Waikiki Retailers; Sales Squeezed by Rising Room Rates
  16. Bag Fees Keep Hawaiian Profitable
  17. Horizon: Hawaii Routes Not Affected by New EPA Rules
  18. BoH Earns $0.90 per Share
  19. Nominations sought for Hawaii County ag advisory committee
  20. Suspect finances halt Maui nonprofit
  21. Brain Injury Victim Takes on Big Island Country Club
  22. Kam Schools Donates Modular Buildings
  23. Fire destroys HSTA President's family home in Waianae
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Sunday, July 22, 2012
July 22, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:55 PM :: 5994 Views
  1. County Services Should Be Paid For By Those Who Benefit
  2. Ellison Removes Pro-Wind Signs from Lanai
  3. Act 97: Abercrombie, Legislators Steal $24M/year from Non-Profits
  4. DoE’s Latest Scheme to Mask Failure: Eliminate Hours and Grades
  5. Construction: New Day Like Old Day
  6. Newspapers Endorse Hannemann
  7. Island Air: Hawaiian Air plans a suspicious coincidence
  8. Promoter of failed Stevie Wonder concert facing bank foreclosure on Kailua home
  9. Interview with Attorney Clare Hanusz on the dismissal of the human trafficking case against Global Horizon defendants
  10. Hawaii Co Mayoral Candidates Back Waste to Energy
  11. Windscammers Plans for Hana are cause for concern
  12. Maui County Candidates on Akaku Tuesday
  13. Interview: Former Miss Hawaii Lauren Cheape seeks elected office in state House of Representatives
  14. Clayton Hee Thrilled Over Latest Chance for Akaka Tribe to Exploit Hawaiians
  15. Homosexual Molester Coaches Boys in Wahiawa Again
  16. State flags Kihei mall project over groups' concerns
  17. Hotel Would Bring Back Original Haleiwa
  18. 'Real Hawaii' shows trouble in paradise
  19. The liberation of Guam and how the Pacific War still speaks to us today
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Saturday, July 21, 2012
July 21, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:06 PM :: 4573 Views
  1. Hawaii Family Forum Releases Primary Voter Guide
  2. Hawaii GOP Chair to Wed Former Chair
  3. Statement from Governor Linda Lingle on Aurora Shooting Tragedy
  4. After Inexplicably Abandoning Kau Inoa, OHA Launches New Roll for Akaka Tribe
  5. Unfair Indemnification: Truckers Association Pleased by Passage of SB824
  6. More than 5,000 students Step Up
  7. Governor Releases $92.8 Million for Highways, Airports and Harbors
  8. Hawaii GOP Chair to Wed Former Chair
  9. Restoring City Bus Service: Hearing This Wednesday
  10. BLNR to Decide on Mandatory Boating Safety Courses
  11. Marumoto Briefs Mainland Lawmakers on Hawaii Renewable Energy
  12. Rail Vacuums Another $47M Out of Your Pocket
  13. City Purchasing Boss: Fire Department ‘Misinterpreted policy’ on Merger Contract
  14. Joey Manahan Investigated for Spending $29K on Meals
  15. Civil Beat Publishing Responses to Legislative Questionnaires
  16. Hawaii Women’s Political Caucus Endorses Candidates
  17. Agriculture in Hawaii gets a boost after Eco-Faddists Defeated
  18. Ho'opili, Koa Ridge foes file suits to halt projects
  19. Bill 11: City Affirms Commercial Ban at Parks
  20. Human Trafficking Case Dismissed
  21. Hawaii State Plan for Occupational Safety and Health; Proposed Modification
  22. US Marshalls Round Up 72 Fugitives in Hawaii
  23. Program for visually impaired receives prestigious certification
  24. KITV Back on Cable-Air
  25. Fontaine Factor - Charter Schools
  26. Islamic Society at UH Manoa has no members around to Celebrate Ramadan
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Saturday, July 21, 2012
July, 2012 Letters to the Editor
By Letters to the Editor @ 12:51 AM :: 5261 Views
  • Colorado: Where were the men?
  • Hemmings: Kayak Operators Greedy, Breaking Law
  • Dismayed by Passage of Ewa Development Plan
  • Obamacare: Will Hawaii Spend Millions for Less Than Prepaid?
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Friday, July 20, 2012
July 20, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:39 PM :: 6342 Views
  1. "Save Our Honolulu" Fundraiser to Support Rail Litigation
  2. Abercrombie: Massive Tax Increase Allows State to Deal With Rats, Frogs
  3. No More Sinkhole State? Abercrombie's $306M Claim Relies on Financial Sleight-of-Hand
  4. Losing in Polls, Desperate Hirono Pulls in Cash from Mainland Leftists
  5. Hanabusa, Djou Tied in Cash on Hand
  6. Commercial: HSTA Lobbyist Cries Because Cayetano Signed Tax Cut into Law
  7. SA Editors Pleased that massive Systemwide Cheating Could Bring RTTT Money to DoE
  8. Autism: DoE running up legal fees on contempt/sanctions order
  9. Resolution asks for restoration of city bus service without raising fares
  10. DoT History Shows Rail Will Run Over Budget
  11. 30 years of Litigation Leads to Million Dollar Fence Repair, Sheep Eradication
  12. Hawaii County Council Reso Asks for 30% Solar not 15%
  13. Kayak Operator Arrested for Hosing Protesters
  14. Sakai: Not Nearly Enough Halfway Houses for Justice Reinvestment Releases
  15. Voter Registration up Slightly on Oahu, Hawaii Islands
  16. City Records Don't Back Fire Dept's Version of Contract Award
  17. Will Island Air Become the #2 Interisland Carrier?
  18. Potential firing of UH athletics director for concert debacle won't be easy
  19. Myths about irradiated food have already been debunked
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Thursday, July 19, 2012
July 19, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:56 PM :: 4935 Views
  1. Update: New Poll: Lingle 47% - Hirono 41%
  2. Duke Aiona Urges Supporters to Participate in GOP Primary, Vote for Lingle
  3. Lingle: Obama's STEM Education Plan 'in Sync' with Hawaii
  4. IRS Backs Off, Grants Tax Free Status to Maui TEA Party
  5. Full Text: Sierra Club Declines to Make Mayoral Endorsement
  6. Rail Propaganda Smackdown
  7. Survey: Honolulu Mayor’s Race to Shape Primary Electorate
  8. Hirono Skips Three U.S. House Votes, Blames ‘Republicans’
  9. MoveOn: Leftist Whackjobs Endorse Hirono
  10. Business Leaders Tour Hawaii Raising Money for Lingle
  11. Takamine, Abercrombie Blame Romney(!) as Feds take over Hawaii workplace safety inspections
  12. Rats Migrate from Capitol, Infest Waikiki
  13. Do you think local politics are “corrupt”?
  14. Thielen Raises Money from Family, Ryan from Labor
  15. Inouye Prepares to Defeat Solomon Again
  16. Hawaii’s bottle deposit fee to increase by a half cent
  17. Justice Reinvestment: Felon Kills Man, Up for Parole in One Year
  18. Honolulu Mayor Hires Co-Defendant In Whistleblower Lawsuit
  19. City Still Seeking A New Chief Medical Examiner
  20. Community wants alternative to Kaneohe-Kailua sewer tunnel
  21. Meet the 2012 Mom Congress Hawaii Delegate
  22. Rep John Medeiros Dies
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Wednesday, July 18, 2012
July 18, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:08 PM :: 6138 Views
  1. Annual Yearly Progress- How Did Your School Do
  2. New Poll: Lingle 47% - Hirono 41%
  3. VIDEO: US Chamber Launches New Campaign Ad
  4. Bernake: Tourism is a Bright Spot
  5. After One Year, Systemwide Cheating Boosts DoE Test Scores
  6. FULL TEXT: RFP for Hawaii Health Insurance Exchange Implementation Project
  7. State Historic Preservation Division Releases Organizational Audit Findings
  8. Alaska Lawsuit Challenges ‘Illegal’ Emissions Standards for Coastal Ships
  9. Queen’s Ranked Among Nation’s Best Hospitals
  10. Pine: Reopening HMC West a Top Priority
  11. Report: Research Funding for Burns School of Medicine Uncertain
  12. Governor signs special purpose revenue bond for HPU
  13. International Botball Tourney Returns to Hawaii
  14. NASA Comes to Big Isand to Practice Extraterrestrial Encounters
  15. Okabe: Abercrombie is Tired, Stubborn, Angry, Hot-Headed
  16. Cayetano: Honolulu Roads Worse than Sri Lanka
  17. Linda Lingle: Experience as governor makes her best choice
  18. The heat is on for Hirono, famous for weak finishes
  19. US Dep’t of Ed Impressed by Results of Cheating in Hawaii
  20. Solar Feeding Frenzy Triples Permit Count
  21. Akaka Bill Through the Backdoor in Fall 2012?
  22. Jones Act Obstructs Sale of Superferry Barges
  23. Hinshaw was briefed about ill-fated UH concert plans
  24. State DoH May Quash Honolulu Fire-EMS Merger
  25. SA: Hold developers to their promises
  26. SA: Kailua Beach Park ban could backfire, Carlisle Should Veto
  27. Residents sue to block sale of Haleiwa land
  28. Hawaiian Airlines' parent to expand interisland service with turbo-prop subsidiary
  29. PUC: Lana'ians for Sensible Growth given participant status
  30. Honolulu, Kahului-Wailuku, Kapaa and Hilo saw number of businesses decline in 2009
  31. Will Hawaii be spared from the Pentagon’s budget cuts?
  32. Don’t be a Biofool: Buy Ethanol-Free Gasoline
  33. City to soon accept builders' blueprints electronically
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Tuesday, July 17, 2012
July 17, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:10 PM :: 7123 Views
  1. Hawaii Congressional Delegation: How They Voted July 16, 2012
  2. City Announces Annual Bus Service Changes for School Year
  3. Big Island Part of National Test of Health Information Exchange
  4. Harmful U.N. Sea Treaty Stalls in Senate
  5. Hoku Loses Control of Its Own Website
  6. VIDEO: Berg Grills Grabauskas
  7. Hawaii state tax revenues Fall Short of CoR Projections
  8. Campaign Finance: New Gang of Crooks Backs Gabbard vs Old Gang of Crooks backing Hannemann
  9. Hawaii Co Council Candidate tied to Bob Marx Rejected in Grab for Public Money
  10. Mazie: Values Mean Abandoning the Family and Falling into the Arms of Government, Academia
  11. Pine Leads Fund Race, Berg Second
  12. Star-Advertiser Compares Senate Candidates on the Issues
  13. Senate Democrats build fall campaign cushion—Except in Hawaii
  14. Carpenter: Large Contingent of Democrats Want Closed Primary
  15. UH President Greenwood’s involvement in athletics called “unprecedented”
  16. Queens Perfoms First Kidney Transplant
  17. DHHL Gets $12M from HUD
  18. Free The Grid Ranks Hawaii 'F' on "Interconnection'
  19. Public Land Development Corp to Hold Public Meetings in August
  20. NYT: Anti-Sonar Agit-Prop Debunked
  21. Misanthropes Push to Boost Nearshore Shark Populations
  22. Hawaii's biotech papayas hold a lesson for America
  23. Clean Energy? Biomass Feed Clogs Big island Highway with Logging Trucks
  24. Hawaii waging campaign for Obama library
  25. Learning Socialism: Obama spent youth ‘in Hawaii smoking something’
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Monday, July 16, 2012
July 16, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:47 PM :: 5332 Views
  1. Lingle Responds to Criticism of Maui Judicial Conference
  2. 34 Senators Reject: LOST Will Not Be Ratified by Senate This Year
  3. Aegis Combat System Successfully Completes Trials on Second Republic of Korea Destroyer
  4. After rail, city will Hike Bus Fares, spend 17% of taxes on transportation
  5. Gabbard outpaces Hannemann in April-June fundraising for U.S. House race
  6. Delusional Okabe Still Claims HSTA ‘Ratified’ January Contract
  7. Linda Lingle: The GOP’s Senate Pick-Up In Hawaii?
  8. Case: Hirono Ineffective Foot Soldier for Far left, Lacks Diversity
  9. CD2 Candidates Answer Surveys
  10. Stop Rail Suit to be Heard in August
  11. Ethics Commission warning to legislators about incomplete financial disclosures falls short
  12. Maui Saved, 9th U.S. court cancels 2013 Monterey conference
  13. $200,000 Project Will Add 4th Lane to H-1
  14. Pill Mill?  Bay Clinic Hit With Second Lawsuit
  15. Star-Adv Editors: With safeguards, new biosafety lab will benefit isles
  16. Both Houses Reject Navy Biofool Program
  17. Geothermal bills still alive
  18. Kenoi’s contributions come from out of the county
  19. Obama Threatens to Cut Hawaii Beach Safety Funds
  20. Florida couple Hassled by Volcano National Park Police?
  21. When Will Anyone Talk About the Real Costs of the Undersea Cable?
  22. Kicking The Tires On Energy Distribution Options
  23. Leaching Off Tourist Trade: Kinau Street Gambling Bust Nets Meth, Stolen Goods
  24. Police Search for Medicated marijuana stolen from Kailua home
  25. Cronyism Infects Hawaii Historic Register Program
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Sunday, July 15, 2012
July 15, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:37 PM :: 6542 Views
  1. Kaiser Study: Hawaii Obamacare Exchange to Pay Insurers $973/month
  2. Ceiling Circumvented With Special Funds
  3. State Office of Planning Requests LUC Hearing on Kihei Mega Mall Project
  4. Broken Trust Frietas, Greenwood Use Wonder Debacle to Cement Control of Manoa Campus
  5. Complete Rundown on Legislative Races, Fundraising
  6. Abercrombie has Until 2014 to Kill Prepaid
  7. Influence: Insurers to Pay for 100% of Hawaii Health Connector
  8. Borreca: Pacific Resources Partnership Like Segregationists
  9. Star-Adv: Dumping Rail Will Kill Honolulu’s Credibility in Washington
  10. ABC News: $26 per Gallon Biofuel at Center of Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative
  11. Justice Reinvestment
  12. The state's aging film studio angles for millions of dollars in renovations
  13. Private Schools Flip Homework, Lectures
  14. Castle & Cooke Affordable housing cut from Kapolei
  15. Enviros Outraged: Frogs Eating too Many Cockroaches, Ticks
  16. Theology: No Need Act, Coral Reefs totally Dooomed by Global Worming
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Saturday, July 14, 2012
July 14, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:33 PM :: 5146 Views
  1. New Website: The Real Hanabusa
  2. Same Day Registration Leads to 48,000 Fraudulent Voters, Lawsuit
  3. Hoku Corporation to Delist from the NASDAQ Global Market
  4. 90% of Faculty Sticks With HTA Charter School
  5. Berg: Restore Cancelled Bus Service
  6. Want Land? DNLR Will Buy You Some
  7. Star-Adv Pushes to Eliminate Voter Registration, Open Doors to Massive Voter Fraud
  8. SA: Hoku Shows Solar industry is a flash in the pan
  9. Hirono: Self Reliance is a Government Paycheck
  10. Promoter: UH Stevie Wonder deposit money has been found
  11. Berg holds lone anti-rail stance at candidate forum
  12. Speed dating style event for candidates and voters
  13. Justice Reinvestment: Lifelong Criminal Let out, Disrupts Hawaii 5-0 Shoot
  14. Wahiawa General Hospital's fate could depend on whether Castle & Cooke gets zoning for Koa Ridge
  15. City lifts moratorium on sewer hook-ups in Central Oahu
  16. Duty Free Stores Funnel $3B to State
  17. Hearst vs Time Warner Battle Blacks Out KITV, Mainland Stations
  18. Biofuel Stocks: Food Prices Rise Again
  19. How Rail Screws the Poor
  20. Electric vehicle drivers now have new, free place to charge up in town at Ala Moana Center
  21. Pongamia: New Biofool scam Hits Hawaii
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Friday, July 13, 2012
July 13, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:54 PM :: 5519 Views
  1. Djou: "Rail is being transformed from a public works project into a private benefit club"
  2. Informational briefing held for Proposed Biosafety Lab
  3. Vacation Rentals, Homeowners’ Associations Face Increased Disclosure Requirements, Penalties Under New Law
  4. Hawaiian Telcom to Acquire Wavecom Solutions
  5. Cyber-Crime Bills Signed into Law
  6. Rep Fontaine Thanks Gov Abercrombie for Signing “Move Over” Bill into Law
  7. Lingle Campaign Raises $1.1M in Two Months
  8. Hawaii Restaurant Association Endorses Lingle
  9. Environment: Rail is Dirtier than Cars
  10. Dismayed by Passage of Ewa Development Plan
  11. Stung by Slipping Numbers, Hirono Releases Four Week Old Polling Results to Fool Media
  12. Lingle pulls in $1.1M to Hirono's $941,000
  13. Pay to Play Crowd Pours Money into Mayoral Race
  14. Pandora’s Box: Gabbard Hammers Hanneman on Pay for Play
  15. Complete Rundown on Maui Legislative, Council Fundraising
  16. Honolulu Mayoral Candidates Debate H-Power, Landfills
  17. Candidates Don’t Know How Many Fire , Ambulance Stations City Has
  18. Congress hopefuls sail into Jones Act’s political waters
  19. Concert?  What Concert?  Wonder Reps Called UH  Monday
  20. Last Lease-to-Fee Case Ends in Defeat for Homeowners
  21. Abercrombie Forces Hoosier, Takata to take Leave
  22. Council passes ACLU-Backed bill governing protests
  23. Stung By Signmaking, Alcohol Scandal, Hawaii County Election Div Plays Catch up
  24. Kenoi Vetoes Two Geothermal Bills
  25. Some Kona Coffee Farmers Angered by Abercrombie Signing HB 280
  26. Kauai Voters Will Not Get Say on Mayor’s Power over Chief
  27. Kenoi axes GASB bill, Continues to Loot Retirees Benefits
  28. Punchbowl flap will spur calls to kin
  29. Senators tell judges to cancel Hawaii junket
  30. American Samoa lawsuit seeks U.S. citizenship


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Thursday, July 12, 2012
July 12, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:03 PM :: 6179 Views
  1. Poll: Lingle Takes Lead in Senate Race
  2. Hawaii, Exercise Your Right to Vote!
  3. Hawaii NRA Instructor Liability Bill Signed into Law
  4. Rep Pine Cheers Cyber Crime Bills Signed Into Law
  5. Hawaii Dems and Mr Jones
  6. Harris: Sierra Club Has Decided to be Pro-Rail
  7. Voters Give Lingle $1M for Campaign
  8. Carlisle: Unions No Longer Able to Control Elections
  9. New PRP Commercial Hits Cayetano Over Teachers’ Strike
  10. $1.5 Million Funneled Through Pro-Rail PACs
  11. Mufi’s HTLA Endorses Lingle
  12. Another Day Another Lie: Civil Beat Tries to Smear Lingle Pollster
  13. Council tells HART to put reins on PR Handouts to Mufi Cronies
  14. Abercrombie’s DoE Cuts Autistic School
  15. Fashion: State Gets its Paws on Another Entrepreneurial Industry
  16. Office of Hawaiian Affairs to buy Gentry Pacific Design Center
  17. Concert Fallout: Donovan removed as UH athletics director
  18. Prosecutors Desperately Grasp at Technicality to Keep Deedy in Hawaii’s Corrupt State Courts
  19. Hawaii has second-highest credit card debt
  20. Sheriffs Using Jaywalking Enforcement As Excuse to Abandon Baliff Duties?
  21. Laboratory plan leads residents to fear the worst
  22. Council outlaws businesses at Kailua Beach
  23. Judge ends TRO, says he lacks jurisdiction over MMMC
  24. Aloha Petroleum fined $33K for Paperwork violations
  25. Aerial hunting ban approved, DLNR Plans to Ignore
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Wednesday, July 11, 2012
July 11, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:06 PM :: 6238 Views
  1. Hawaii, Exercise Your Right to Vote!
  2. Senate Committee Hearing Discusses Ways to Create Akaka Tribe Without Congressional Approval
  3. Abercrombie Vetoes 14 Bills
  4. Full Text: Lingle Speaks on Jones Act
  5. Hanabusa, Hirono Co-Sponsor Bill Threatening Closure of Catholic Charities
  6. State Appeals Attorneys' Fees Award In JSC List Case
  7. CNBC: Hawaii Ranks 49th in Business Climate
  8. HART Slashes Rail PR Budget—But Only After Primary
  9. Did HART Secretly Pay Off Advertiser Editor?
  10. Mazie-Come-Lately: Hirono's Touted Sustainability Plan is All Talk and No Action
  11. Mazie’s record is clear, because it’s empty
  12. Full Text: Lingle Speaks on Jones Act
  13. Obamacare Repeal Up For a Vote in House Today
  14. Cayetano: Hirono, Rail Contractors Up to Their Eyeballs in Pay to Play Scandal
  15. Watada: Cayetano Part of Pay to Play Culture
  16. Don Horner, Nestor Garcia Conflicts of Interest Guided Ansaldo Contract Into Place
  17. Bi-Polar: Sierra Club Endorses Rail, Caldwell, Denounces Mufi
  18. KITV Knocked off Cable, Watch Mayoral Debate on Internet
  19. Drunk Running Sign Making Business out of Hawaii County Election Office Gets Job Back thanks to HGEA, Cronies
  20. Laupahoehoe Charter School Opening With 190 Students
  21. Scammers Con UH Admin out of $200K over Fake Stevie Wonder Concert
  22. Maui Firefighters Smoking Meth on the Job?
  23. Guides talk of terrifying ordeal, tried to save teen lives
  24. Akaka, Inouye, Hirono, Hanabusa Vote to make Cockfighting a Federal Crime
  25. Carlisle Admin Takes Another Step Towards Sale of Public Housing
  26. Smart Meters: So Much Data, but Who Can Analyze It?
  27. Strict U.S. visa policies discriminate against Polish visitors to Hawaii
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Tuesday, July 10, 2012
July 10, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:51 PM :: 8628 Views
  1. Level 3 Bio Lab for Kalaeloa? Briefing Wednesday
  2. After Losing Hospital, Ewa Beach Gets New Ambulance
  3. Berg: Bus Cuts Could be Restored by Eliminating Rail Propaganda
  4. Planning Commission to Vote on Ewa Development Plan
  5. Arkansas Attorney General Sues Hawaii Travel Agent
  6. Is Mufi Campaigning Illegally on HLTA’s Dime?
  7. Will Cayetano Turnout Produce Case Victory?
  8. Will Hirono Back Andy Winer for Federal Judge?
  9. Windfarm Scammers Consider Purchase Of 4500 Acre Hana Ranch
  10. Hirono Pushes Windfarms in Latest Commercial
  11. Complete List of House Districts Ranked by Turnout
  12. Biosafety lab draws protests
  13. Abercrombie Continues to Harass Attorneys Who Won Judicial Transparency
  14. Hemmings: State Guilty of Anti-Trust Violations in Push for Medical Monopoly
  15. Carlisle reports raising nearly $200,000 in run for re-election
  16. Thielen: Teenagers Pump Money into Slot Machines in Kaneohe
  17. Meteorological Tower Permits Approved for Molokai Wind Project
  18. Shocker: Electric Bills Fall
  19. Principal says secretary's theft caused program cuts, layoffs
  20. DoE Seeks to Ban SAT From Bidding
  21. Milner: Hawaii Unions Need to Post Fake Comments on Blogs to Manipulate Public Opinion, Just Like Wisconsin
  22. Pasha Hawaii to compete with Matson, YB on container service
  23. Kailua Overrun With Tourists
  24. Barber’s Point Key to Getting Hawaii-Based Carrier
  25. Allegiant Projects 26% Growth Based on new Hawaii Routes
  26. Gas Stations Give Away Free Electricity to Electric Car Owners
  27. Eminent Domain, Island Style
  28. High-speed rail officials rebuffed proposal from French railway
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Monday, July 9, 2012
July 9, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:55 PM :: 5374 Views
  1. Lingle Cable TV Channel Adds Interactive Photo Scrapbook
  2. Rail: Transportation Secretary Wants Us to Be Like Communist China
  3. Audio: Obama’s U.S. Commerce Secretary John Bryson -- The Hit-and-Run 911
  4. School Bus Cuts Show DoE/BoE/Legislature/Governor Still Pointing Fingers
  5. DoE Cuts Back on Adult Schools, 9,000 Students Affected
  6. HART Propaganda Wins ‘Platinum Hermes’
  7. State Green Police Spur Neighbors to Spy on each other, Find Energy Wasting Apostates
  8. 2nd Congressional District debate Thursday on HNN
  9. Abercrombie Signs Two Senior Service Bills
  10. Hawaii Election Rolls ‘12% Deadwood’
  11. Abercrombie Closure of Haleiwa Farmers Market bodes ill for Oahu's agricultural future
  12. Family vows to fight for land as City Threatens Leasehold
  13. Bill 5 Throws Small Businesses off Beach
  14. Carlisle, Kaneshiro Boost Prostitution Enforcement as Election Approaches
  15. 142 People Contribute to Harry Kim Campaign
  16. Parents: Eco-Tour Group Did not Search for Son Swept out to Sea
  17. Star-Adv Gives Column Space to Occupy Morons Again
  18. Emilia now a hurricane as Daniel weakens and nears Hawaii
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Sunday, July 8, 2012
July 8, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:08 PM :: 5875 Views
  1. FCC Closes in on Sandwich Isles Scam as Abercrombie Prepares to Give Al Hee $100M
  2. ‘Cause It Is Only a Quarter of a Percent
  3. New Lingle Ad Focuses on STEM Education
  4. Perriera: HGEA has 30-year Plan to Screw Retirees, Maintain Control over Hawaii
  5. DoE to Dump Standardized Testing, Get NCLB Waiver in Bold Plan to Mask Failure
  6. Star-Adv: HDR-Infraconsult Rail Deal Incestuous, Troublesome
  7. Caldwell, Carlisle need big idea; Cayetano, big turnout
  8. Queen's set to purchase HMC-West
  9. Hawaii Rejects Obamcare in Two Surveys
  10. Pro-rail blogger under fire for critical posts
  11. OHA Works on Plan to Let Criminals Out, Boost Sovereignty Movement
  12. Honolulu is given $1.05M to create detailed road database
  13. Isle visitors lift sales figures
  14. Kauai Council pulls plug on free power for electric vehicles
  15. Plan to Rehab 200 Vacant Units Starts With Creating 50 New Position
  16. Some Coffee Farmers Back HB280
  17. NYT Celebrates Beginnings of Community Organizing of Marshallese in Arkansas
  18. Hurricane Daniel expected to strengthen, but poses no threat
  19. 50-Years Ago Today: US H-Bomb Test


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Saturday, July 7, 2012
July 7, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:38 PM :: 6685 Views
  1. July 7, 1898: US Annexes Hawaii
  2. June 14, 1900: The Abolition of Slavery in Hawaii
  3. July 7, 1935: Moscow orders first Communists to Hawaii
  4. Bipartisan? Hanabusa Campaign Slimes Congressman Visiting Hawaii
  5. Hawaii, Exercise Your Right to Vote!
  6. Full Text: Audit Challenges Hawaii's Burgeoning Special Funds, Raids
  7. Act 219 Eliminates Penalties for Profitable Non-Profit Tax Cheats
  8. Abercrombie Administration Cuts off Quadriplegic’s Medicaid—Until Media Finds Out
  9. Fire-EMS Merger Contract Awarded After Honolulu Official Manipulated Score
  10. City Promises No Additional Cost for Rail Authority, but Oahu Taxpayers Now Fund Agency at $22 Million Annually
  11. Pro-Rail Candidates Predominate in Council Races
  12. HART Gets New Offices, Council Suffers With Rats, Mold, Asbestos
  13. Big Brother: Health Exchange to Control Your Medical Records
  14. Hirono Wants to Be 1% of a Brain
  15. Carlisle earns endorsement from Duke Aiona’s Veterans in Politics
  16. Jones Act Unions Back Hannemann
  17. Kam Schools Names Three Trustee Nominees
  18. Star-Adv Calls for Three Vetoes
  19. No Special Session Planned at Hawaii Legislature for Veto Override
  20. ‘Green’ Energy: MECO’s monthly metering fee continues to increase
  21. Nimble MMMC Exempt from State Procurement Code?
  22. One Progressive Activst Moves into Public Housing, Immediately Wins Passage of Law to ban Smoking Indoors
  23. Monk Seals: NOAA Releases Propaganda Sheet in Push to Grab Control of Hawaiian Waters, Shorelines
  24. Isle troops deploy Army Guard to spend 10 months in Kosovo
  25. New changes planned for site of former Japanese internment camp
  26. Hawaiian Ocean View Estates water well dedicated
  27. The Dirty Dozen: The State of Honolulu's Public Restrooms
  28. Damien's service retold in lauded play
  29. Loomis CEO Pens another ‘Free Catholic’ Obamacare Screed
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Friday, July 6, 2012
July 6, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:34 PM :: 22686 Views
  1. Greening the fleet: Republicans criticize $26 a gallon biofuel being tested by the Navy
  2. Abercrombie Releases $75M for Honolulu Airport CIP
  3. Cut The Price Of Solar In Half By Cutting Red Tape
  4. VIDEO: "We call it riding the gravy train."
  5. Cayetano Dares Opponents to Open Pandora’s Box
  6. Star-Adv: Solve Traffic Problems With A Few Million Here and there so that Rail Looks Good
  7. Abercrombie Relents on Shake Down, signs Hospital Fee Bill
  8. How Will Prepaid be Gutted by Obamacare?
  9. Gay Couple Passes Marriage Through the System, It is Declared Invalid
  10. Abercrombie, Obama team up to Make Foodstamps Fraud Friendly
  11. Ethics Fine vs. Nestor Garcia Result of Hawaii GOP Complaint
  12. Hawaii Auditor Blasts State Special Funds Proliferation; Vindicates Opponents
  13. Spotted: A Dem Senate candidate campaigning for Obamacare
  14. HGEA Front Group Burns $36K on Hirono Ads
  15. Hirono, Case debate set for Hawaii News Now
  16. Nakamura: Hawaii Democrat Noted for Not Being Corrupt
  17. Kam Schools Has Inside Track on Office of Early Learning
  18. Kenoi Only Candidate With any Money
  19. Millions in Federal Taxpayer Dollars Pay for Big Island Biofool Plant
  20. Honolulu Council District 9 Candidates on the Issues
  21. Urban Honolulu Ranks High in Income Inequality
  22. Honolulu Ethics Commission Investigates Fire Department Contract
  23. Wanna Be Ward Heelers Get Money Everywhere but Oahu
  24. Scammer Allegedly Conned 22 Honolulu City Employees
  25. Fake Tech Center to Be Booted out by UH Manoa
  26. Kauai group seeks justice years after woman's murder
  27. Hawaii Farm Bureau Federation to hold its 50th Annual Hawaii State Farm Fair this Weekend July 7-8
  28. Hawaii Soldiers Deploy to Kosovo
  29. Emotional days in exile for Hawaiian princess at Home of Theo Davies
  30. Nonprofits hope to tap Ellison’s largesse
  31. Archbishop Desmond Tutu to Speak in Hawaii in August
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Thursday, July 5, 2012
July 5, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:25 PM :: 6019 Views
  1. Sweetener: Did InfraConsult Push $1.9M Change Order for HDR?
  2. Djou: What Independence Day Means to Me
  3. NASDAQ Halts Hoku Trading
  4. FBI Closes Am Samoa Office after Imprisoning Numerous Corrupt Officials, Prepares to Open Hilo Office (YES!)
  5. Welfare Queens: Tax Credit Scammers Thrilled With Big Cable, Tech Accelerator
  6. SA: Council should censure Garcia Because He Endangered Rail
  7. Ethics? Evans, Hashem Refuse to Report Stock Ownership
  8. Prosecutor: Takata Grudge match against Kaneshiro
  9. Honolulu Council District 7 Candidates on the Issues
  10. DOE Not Bloated—Former Official
  11. Pork Project: Honolulu Pig Control Costs $1,400 Per Head
  12. Wind Farm Claims to Begin Operation on Maui
  13. Anti-GMO Activist allegedly bilked investors with utility scam
  14. Court Voids Hawaii Gun Ban After Non-violent Misdemeanor Conviction
  15. The American pivot to Asia is all bluff and bluster
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Wednesday, July 4, 2012
July 4, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:18 PM :: 5862 Views
  1. Does HDR Purchase of InfraConsult Create a Conflict of Interest on HDR’s Rail Contract?
  2. Lingle Celebrates Independence Day
  3. Abercrombie Quietly Gives 'Favored Nation' Benefits to Executive Branch Employees
  4. RTTT: Congress Demands Answers as Georgia Joins Hawaii on 'High-Risk' Status
  5. Unanimous BoE Approves DoE 'Strategic Plan'
  6. EU: Smart Meters Allow 'Massive Collection of Personal Data'
  7. Berg Video: Carpenters Union Members Get Rail Jobs--Knocking on Doors for Election
  8. KHON: Voter registration deadline on Thursday, July 12
  9. Clueless: BoE/DoE Can’t Figure Out How Many Bus Routes it has Cut
  10. Chinese Government Owned Locomotive Maker to Buy Ansaldo?
  11. Democrat Advertiser: Hard to Be Proud to be American when Obamacare is Losing at Polls
  12. AJ Musto: We Democrats Still Angry over Our Defeat in Civil War
  13. July 4 Commentary:
  14. Civil Beat: We Atheists Terrified by Church-Based Voter Drive
  15. Budget flexibility threatened by special, revolving funds
  16. Inouye, Media Desperately Coordinate Effort to Hang ‘Obamacare Repeal’ Around Lingle’s Neck
  17. Inouye Questions Whether Lingle Wants Obamacare Repeal
  18. C&C Seeks to Block LOL Intervention in Lanai Sale
  19. Inouye, Akaka Among Most Pro-Gay Senators
  20. Inouye Endorses Hirono’s Pollster
  21. Hawaii 6th State to Enact Vacating Conviction Law for Prostitutes
  22. CD5 Kobayashi Challenged by Parsons Brinkerhoff Engineer
  23. 10% Oahu Water Rate Hike
  24. Politicians, Criminals Nervous as FBI Opens Hilo Office
  25. Secret Garbage Shipments Turn Kona Against Kenoi
  26. Candidate forums slated across the island
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Tuesday, July 3, 2012
July 3, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 9:26 PM :: 29933 Views
  1. Record Ethics Fine: Nestor Garcia Conflict of Interest on Rail Votes
  2. Probation Fees: Will Justice Reinvestment become a Revenue Center for the Judiciary, PSD, and Police?
  3. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted July 2, 2012
  4. Rate Hike: HECO Gets $59M, Ratepayers Get $0.85
  5. Case Welcomes Hirono's Change of Mind on a Statewide Televised Debate
  6. Will Matson Survive?
  7. Hawaii Republicans Celebrate July 4th Statewide
  8. HM: Ooh! Aah! Kaboom! Here's a list of dazzling Hawaii Fourth of July fireworks shows
  9. VIDEO: Independence Day Parade gets political in Naalehu
  10. Pension Tax, Gambling Back on the Agenda to Fill $600M Deficit?
  11. Inouye to Case: “Thank you for lying to me”
  12. Hirono Leads Case By 15 in Own Poll
  13. Tulsi Gabbard named one of 10 Outstanding Americans
  14. Moody's affirms Hawaii's ratings on $5B in Debt
  15. Abercrombie won't restore school bus service cuts
  16. Utility CEO: Big Wind, interisland cable are last gasp of dying dinosaur
  17. Rail Contractor HDR Engineering acquires Honolulu rail consultant InfraConsult
  18. Contractor Quietly Quits Hawaii Tobacco Quit Line, Nobody Talking
  19. HTA: Nonstop air seats to Hawaii projected to grow by 12.6%
  20. Hawaii health insurance exchange members take their posts
  21. Star-Adv: Homeless Work Farm better than Tent City
  22. Kauai Police Commission Sues Mayor
  23. Maui Victims Fall for Another Scammer
  24. June bankruptcy filings lowest in nearly 4 years
  25. New Patent Office Inexplicably Goes to Silicon Valley, not Honolulu
  26. Navy to resume sinking old ships in US waters
  27. Marriott Securitizes $250M of Timeshare Mortgages
  28. Synthetic urine use increases after a year decline


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Monday, July 2, 2012
July 2, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:41 PM :: 14560 Views
  1. Pay to Play: Will Cayetano Retaliate Against Hirono?
  2. DoE to Face Larger Bus Shortfall Next Year
  3. CB: Council District 1 Candidates Answer Survey
  4. Retired Marine will oversee DOE facilities, support services
  5. Visa waivers Likely to Boost tourism from Taiwan
  6. Obama’s RIMPAC Slap at China Could Hurt Tourism
  7. 22 nations assemble for military exercise
  8. Former police chief revived law enforcement collaboration
  9. A&B, Matson Split Complete
  10. Japan Begins Restating Nukes
  11. Hawaii The Most Expensive Places To Build A Luxury Vacation Home
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Sunday, July 1, 2012
July 1, 2012 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:19 PM :: 28832 Views
  1. 400 Rally Against Obamacare at State Capitol
  2. Can a Tax Increase be in the Works?
  3. Lingle: Akaka Bill Will End These Lawsuits Forever
  4. Complete List of Cancelled School Bus Routes
  5. Feds: Hee Family Skims Millions from Sandwich Isles Communications
  6. Justice Reinvestment: Kauai Prosecutors Office Employees Benefit from Prison Diversion Contract
  7. Cayetano: $26M in Rail PR Contracts Line Pockets of Former Mufi Staffers
  8. Star-Adv: Federal Funds for Rail Should Not be Stopped
  9. DoE Robs Military and Substitute Teachers to Pay off Colluding Bus Companies
  10. DoE May Change School Day Schedule to Help Colluding Bus Companies
  11. Roberts switched views to uphold health care law
  12. Suicide #1 Cause of Injury Death in Hawaii
  13. Why Wind Turbines Aren’t Turning
  14. Billionaire Omidyar Denies Beach Access
  15. Only Abercrombie, Inouye to Show at Democratic Convention
  16. UH faculty union leader announces intent to step down in 2015
  17. Waikiki parade salutes the military on Sunday
  18. Professional Surrender Monkey thrilled by Possibility of Military Cuts
  19. Lunatics Claim it is unethical for Council Members to not listen to Lunatics
  20. 80,000 EW Center Alumni Spread Across Asia
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