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Monday, August 31, 2015
August 31, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:32 PM :: 2724 Views
  1. Manufacturing a (Tax) Problem
  2. Honolulu: Mayor Caldwell Gives up $575,000 to aid Gun Manufacturers
  3. Court: Removal of Protest Signs OK After City Finally Figures out how to Seize Property
  4. DOE has no plan to boost students' college-readiness
  5. UH Defers Maintenance seeking $50M Grift to Contractors
  6. Star-Adv to Feds: We Built America's Largest Homeless Tent City--Where's Our Prize Money?
  7. How Cheaper Energy Could Change Our Lives
  8. Inmates on work furlough to don electronic monitors in Bid for more Funding
  9. BOE to Consider Milder Student Discipline Policy Tuesday
  10. Pop Warner Anti-Bullying Campaign
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Sunday, August 30, 2015
August 30, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:18 PM :: 6339 Views
  1. What are Homeless Hawaiians Worth to OHA?
  2. Hawaii is Worst State to Start Post-College Life
  3. Taxing Digital Goods
  4. State Workers Obstruct Tech Upgrades so they can Milk Overtime System
  5. DoTax' Next Tech Disaster Takes Page from DoT's Last Tech Disaster
  6. OHA Subcontractor Nai Aupuni Repeats Debunked Claim it is Independent of OHA
  7. Challenge the constitutionality of Hawaii's Act 195
  8. Homelessness Industry Plans Shelter Space Shell game
  9. NextEra Rebuttal to Ige Due Monday
  10. Caldwell Now Claims no Sewage Pumps Were Offline
  11. Getting browned off by dirty water, murky politics
  12. Group of Kauai voters want to know AG’s intentions for criminal prosecution of Rep. Tokioka
  13. Chronicle of a reporter and his pet politician
  14. Tainted soil found at Makalapa Elementary School
  15. KSBE to Redevelop Hotel as 'Education Center'
  16. Borreca: GOP risks losing everything with Trump
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Saturday, August 29, 2015
August 29, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:42 PM :: 3601 Views
  1. Feds Secretly Threaten to Revoke UH Manoa Biolab Permits
  2. UH Manoa Army ROTC named one of the best in the nation
  3. Ignacio to hit Big Island Monday, Jimena Following
  4. State, feds to waste another $3.3M and $2.8M on Hawaii Health Connector
  5. Rail: Oh now you hire an Accounting Expert
  6. Union Hospital Status Quo is Unsustainable
  7. Jones Act: Why it's so Expensive
  8. Caldwell Coverup: Environmentalist criticizes city for not testing for sewage in Waikiki on day of spill
  9. Caldwell Sets New Record for Sewage
  10. Kakaako homeless Have Plenty of Excuses for Refusing Shelter
  11. Local developer: public private partnership key for affordable housing to end homelessness
  12. Water Bills Drop 21% Due to Lower Electric Rates
  13. The Student-Loan Siphon
  14. Caldwell to Remove Lane from South Street
  15. Soft on Crime: 36 Priors and Does it Again, Gets 6 Years
  16. 75 foot Hose to be used to Spray Haleakala with Roundup--Protesters Silent 
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Friday, August 28, 2015
August 28, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:13 PM :: 5162 Views
  1. Moody's Downgrade: Is Ige's LNG Edict a Poison Pill Defense?
  2. Excise Taxes: Hawaii Ranks #5
  3. Federal Judge Blocks Federal Grab for Control of Waterways
  4. Marcia Tagavilla Appointed Executive Director of Hawaii GOP
  5. Hawaii Supreme Court Preparing Excuses to Reject Telescope
  6. Hallmark of the Ige administration: the lack of an explanation
  7. Ige's LNG Decision Will Lead to Rate Hikes
  8. Hawaii electricity cost drop 23 percent after oil price fall
  9. North Shore Unanimously Rejects sea wind farm
  10. Unfunded Liabilities: Billion Down, Ten Billion to go
  11. Hanabusa Postures on $9M Ansaldo Giveaway
  12. Kakaako homeless to be removed from only One Street
  13. OHA Still Hoping to Score Megabucks off Homelessness Crisis
  14. Soft on Crime: 22 Priors, Out on the Street, Stabs Another
  15. Honolulu Is the Nation’s Most Expensive City for Singles
  16. Kauai: Influx of Mainland Progressives Causes Inequality
  17. With Cane Smoke Suit Looming, HC&S Seeks to Eliminate Requirement to Provide 'Firm Power' to MECO
  18. Civil Beat: Lets Find New and Amazing Ways to Stick it to Fishermen and Consumers
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Thursday, August 27, 2015
August 27, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:44 PM :: 4513 Views
  1. Caldwell 'Running from Controversy', 'Wasn't Around' During Crisis, 'Not the First Time'
  2. Same Sex Marriage: Another “Fundamental Right” Inapplicable in U.S. Territories?
  3. ACT: Hawaii Scores Lowest in USA, Again
  4. Nai Aupuni: Whose Hidden Hand at Work?
  5. Telescope Hearing Today
  6. Gridlock: Honolulu Commuters Waste 50 Hours/year in Traffic
  7. HTA: July Tourist Arrivals Up 5.6%, Spending Up 4%
  8. Full Text: Ige Speech Renouncing LNG
  9. Ban on School Travel Offers--HSTA vs Ethics Comm
  10. Ethics: Conflict of Interest Between Charter Schools, Profitable Nonprofits
  11. Forbes: Fracking Is Our Clean Power Plan
  12. 9th Cir. Rips Guam for Keeping Tax Refunds
  13. Abigail Kawananakoa: Invalidate 11 Key Rail Votes or I'll Sue
  14. CNN: Science and religion fight over Hawaii's highest point
  15. Magical Thyristors, Flywheels Key to Ige's Energy Plan
  16. NAN Tried to Weasel out of Low Rail Construction Bid
  17. HGEA Sick leave abuse hurts patients
  18. HPH, Kaiser Make their Case at Grassroot Forum
  19. Queen’s Health is urging partnership with Kona hospital
  20. Wahiawa Homeless Count Doubles
  21. Ahi: Enviros Scheme to Stick it to Fishermen, Consumers
  22. Homosexual Kiddie Porn Editor Allegedly Caught Breaking into Sacred Hearts School Office
  23. Ex-HPD officer indicted over cocaine, other drugs
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Wednesday, August 26, 2015
August 26, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:12 PM :: 4638 Views
  1. Hawaii: Tech Still Receiving Massive Business Tax Subsidies
  2. After Lying, Caldwell Admin Finally Admits Waikiki Flooding is Purely Due to City's own Incompetence
  3. Telescope Case Goes Before Supreme Court Aug 27
  4. Ige Leadership Big Announcement: 28 Shelter Spaces Open Up
  5. Rep McDermott and Darryl Vincent Discuss Veteran Homelessness in Hawaii
  6. Hope Street: New Teacher Leadership Growth in Hawaii
  7. Planned Parenthood Baby Parts Buyer Wants “Another 50 Livers/Week”
  8. Leftover Inouye Cronies Dysfunctional, Weak
  9. LNG: Ige Nukes Hawaii--How Much Damage?
  10. Rate Hikes Coming: Solar Scammers Cheered by Ige's Rejection of LNG
  11. PUC Faces Oct 1 Deadline to Kill Off Hee's Scam Company
  12. AG files campaign reporting violation charges against Kauai Rep Tokioka
  13. What the state is looking for in a Maui hospital private partner
  14. Slow Section 8 Inspections Blamed for Lack of Subsidized Units, Homelessness
  15. Anti-GMO Leader Peddles 'Chemtrails' Conspiracy Theory
  16. Hawaii DLNR Official Hired, Fired Virginia Shooter
  17. Air Force Worried about N Korean Missiles Hitting Hawaii, Deploys B-2 Bombers to Guam
  18. Jones Act Lobby Gets Panicky over Puerto Rico
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Tuesday, August 25, 2015
August 25, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:39 PM :: 10895 Views
  1. Smoke-Belching 'Biomass' Project Tops Hawaii 'Clean' Energy Leaderboard
  2. Affordable Retirement? Honolulu Ranks 145th
  3. Mainland Homosexual Pleads No Contest to Murdering Boyfriend in Waikiki, Chopping up Body
  4. Increased Incarceration Reduces Hawaii Crime Rate Sharply
  5. Kaiser Permanente Hawaii and Hawaii Pacific Health vie for Maui hospital merger
  6. HHSC Privatization: Maui, Hawaii Co, Kauai Next?
  7. Chun Oakland's Reelect Me Event in danger of falling over ethics cliff
  8. Star-Adv, HNN Agree Homeless Do Not Need Permanent Housing (!)
  9. Ige Comes out Against LNG for Hawaii
  10. Customers would save $400 over five years under NextEra plan, exec says
  11. Lanai Windfarms--31 Months of Secrecy
  12. The Players: Meet Linda Lingle, Superstar Illinois COO
  13. Kauai: Guardian's Anti-GMO Piece Debunked
  14. Guam: Jones Act Reform an Alternative to Federal Handouts
  15. Bill 20 Would Chip Away at Housing Shortage
  16. Star-Adv Printing Press Still Fried
  17. Flooding, Sewage Spills Across Oahu
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Monday, August 24, 2015
August 24, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:18 PM :: 3299 Views
  1. Tulsi Gabbard Running for Vice President
  2. Federal Prosecutors Fight Back After Judge Orders Return of $167K Seized from Maui Resident
  3. OHA Funded Waikiki Anti-Telescope March, Contributed Red Nai Aupuni Shirts
  4. Star-Adv: Homeless Crisis Should be Milked for COFA Money
  5. First-Ever Head of Hawaiian Education Foresees ‘Revolutionary’ Changes
  6. Bike-sharing program is Excuse for More Lane Eliminations
  7. Council Opposes HART Use of Eminent Domain to Seize Blood Bank for Rail
  8. Lawyer: Homosexual Dismembered Boyfriend's Body Before Fleeing to Mainland
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Sunday, August 23, 2015
August 23, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:41 PM :: 5815 Views
  1. IRS, Could You Please Answer the Phone?
  2. Will PUC Finally Shut Down Al Hee's Scam Company? -- Bishop Estate Trustee Implicated
  3. Housing adviser’s strength should be policy, not politics
  4. Too much time has been wasted while homeless children live on the street
  5. Profitable: OHA Demands 'Fair Market Rent' to Allow Massive Oceanfront Homeless Shelter
  6. Maui Solar Telescope Benefits 350 Students at UH Maui Campus
  7. NextEra Beat Down Continues
  8. Appeals court upholds authority of State Ethics Commission to enforce ethics laws
  9. Chatter About Gabbard Running for VP Continues into Fourth Day
  10. Kauai: UK Guardian Sprays Island With Anti-GMO Ignorance
  11. Eco-Morons Want to Construct 60-mile Lay net in Mid Pacific
  12. Activists Push for Family Leave Law--Unfunded Employer Mandate
  13. BoE Begins Lobbying Legislature for More Money
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Saturday, August 22, 2015
August 22, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:49 PM :: 3487 Views
  1. Hawaii & The USA: A Union Worth Celebrating!
  2. Jones Act Reform to be Part of Puerto Rico Relief Package?
  3. VIDEO: Abortion Dealers Laugh About Shipping Whole Baby Cadaver
  4. Federal Judge Orders EIS for Windfarms
  5. When Windfarms Fail, Oahu Risks Blackouts
  6. Sick Leave Abuse: Hospital Must Replace 40-50 HGEA, UPW Members Daily
  7. SA: Link UH raises to performance
  8. Council committee OKs bill allowing second homes on lots
  9. Proposed Charter Amendment Would Take Hawaii Co Ethics Comm Away from Mayor
  10. Study: Oahu Rising from the Sea for Next 1.5M Years
  11. Sen. Slom holds national distinction
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Friday, August 21, 2015
August 21, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:08 PM :: 4966 Views
  1. Hawaii Statehood: Tiny 1959 opposition was anti-Japanese, not anti-American
  2. Hawaii Senate Minority Celebrates 56 Years of Statehood
  3. It was 56 years ago today we added the 50th state
  4. Light Wind, Worthless Windfarms Leave Oahu at Risk for Blackouts
  5. TS Kilo Emergency Declared
  6. Feds Congratulate Hawaii: Kakaako is Nations' Largest Homeless Tent City--First Place Prize Money Coming
  7. City Council Fills New, $84K Housing Position With Political Operative
  8. A governor who acted on homelessness? See Lingle
  9. Faster Permitting Urged for State Public Housing Work
  10. Should Hawaii Public Housing Make Homeless Children a Higher Priority?
  11. Micronesian Immigration an ‘Important Civil Rights Issue’ Facing Hawaii
  12. Judge Rushing Mauna Kea Case so Telescope Protesters can Celebrate ... Equinox
  13. Senator Chun Oakland violated ethics code for years
  14. Gabbard continues to Talk Up Vice Presidential Run
  15. NextEra hires former Inouye aide to Twist Arms
  16. NextEra Big Cable project--Spend $800M to Save $423M
  17. 19 Priors Since 1998: Out on the Streets, now Charged with Attempted Murder
  18. Some Honolulu police officers using personal body cameras
  19. Regents Reward Incompetence: Approve $1M raises for University Administrators
  20. Court Upholds Self-Dealing Ruling Against School Employee
  21. Ex-Certified Hawaii exec pleads no contest to Nine Years of theft of townhouse funds
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Thursday, August 20, 2015
August 20, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:29 PM :: 6741 Views
  1. Jeff Stone Wants to be Your Cannabis Connection
  2. Hale Mauliola construction contract awarded: Caldwell Vetoes One Sit-Lie Bill, Signs Another
  3. DBEDT: Hawaii Growth Up but Still Short of 5% Dream
  4. Key Rail Contractor owned by Felon--Tangled Up in Fraud Allegations in Hawaii Courts
  5. Mauna Kea Suit will be Heard in Environmental Court
  6. Police arrest 8 in telescope protest at Crater Road site
  7. Telescope Protester "a sorry white girl who needed help”
  8. Hilo Hospital to Partner With Castle, Adventist?
  9. Consumer Advocate seeks subpoenas for utility CEOs
  10. Listening Sessions set to discuss NextEra HECO bid
  11. Large class sizes, teacher shortages linger into school year
  12. HSTA may take legal action against new educational travel rule
  13. BOE wants time limits in inquiries of alleged misconduct
  14. Homeless encampment along Keehi Lagoon growing
  15. Ex-prison guard locked in federal pen
  16. Council Panel Agrees to Nearly $1M Subsidy for Mainland Recycling Company
  17. Tulsi Gabbard Running for Vice-President
  18. Maui County Republican Picnic set for Labor Day
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Wednesday, August 19, 2015
August 19, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:39 PM :: 3575 Views
  1. Kauai Republican Presidential Straw Poll Results
  2. Enviro Wars Episode IV: A New Court
  3. Rep Tupola Hosts Mauna Kea Info Session at Kealakehe HS
  4. Study: Hawaii is the Best State for Women’s Equality
  5. Second Senate Democrat Comes Out Against Iran Nuclear Deal
  6. CNHA Takes Reins of DBEDT 'Community Development Accelerator'
  7. VIDEO: Planned Parenthood Customizes Late Term Abortions for Superior Product
  8. PBN: Who do you support for the 2016 Republican Presidential Nomination?
  9. Where are we with rail? Way over budget, as predicted
  10. Caldwell: Ige's Leadership Keeping Homeless in Kakaaako
  11. Star-Adv: How Did Hee Get Away With if for all Those Years?
  12. Hawaii County P-Card Bill Postponed
  13. Hypocrites: Hawaii County Council Keeps Roundup
  14. Maui telescope convoy, protesters face off again
  15. Making Mauna Kea Sacred
  16. DOE investigations into alleged employee misconduct
  17. $40M spent thus far on major Central Oahu agriculture initiative and .... ?
  18. A Growing Consensus that the Hawaii State Hospital Must Expand
  19. Homeless Bills: Caldwell to Sign one, Veto Other
  20. City Pays $15K/week to Provide Trash Hauling Service to Homeless Camps
  21. Drugs: How 'Educated Woman' Ends up Homeless
  22. Soft on Crime: Child Rapist Gets 1 Year
  23. Another Bogus Study Claims Low Injury Rate Shows Gun-Control Laws Work
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Tuesday, August 18, 2015
August 18, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:12 PM :: 3828 Views
  1. Profiting from Homelessness: Publicist, Lobbyist Take Control
  2. Survey: 78% of Homeless Willing to go to Shelter--Yet Don't
  3. Video: Tulsi Gabbard praises her Guru Chris Butler on 50th Anniversary of Hare Krishna in USA
  4. Most Educated Cities? Honolulu Ranks 24th
  5. Legislative Agenda: Sex, Drugs, and Suicide
  6. Travel Technology Industry Applauds Maui's Proactive Approach to Short-term Rentals
  7. Campaign Spending: A-1 A-Lectrician Appeals to US Supreme Court
  8. Star-Adv: Nai Aupuni 'Not giving equal access to voting to all Native Hawaiians'
  9. Borreca: OHA Set up a Tortured Process
  10. Document: Kenoi Flunkies Lied to Ethics Committee--Mayor signed off on hiring campaign manager
  11. Can We Un-corner Markets in Our Over-Priced State?
  12. North Shore to hear about ocean-based wind farm scheme
  13. Kauai: Tourism Operators Attack Agriculture Again
  14. Big Island: 30% of Babies Born to Drug Addicts
  15. In the shadow of hazy marijuana laws, Hawaiian 'patients' rely on a network of hush-hush growers
  16. Homelessness team begins Pretending Homeless are on Street due to Lack of Shelter Space
  17. Homeless Criminals Stealing Lots of Bicycles
  18. Homeless Break in to Olelo Offices at Waipahu School
  19. Air Conditioning: DOE didn't ask for much and Lawmakers funded just one third of requests
  20. UH raises for Admin would cost $1M
  21. Castle Resorts, Oahu Publications form partnership
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Monday, August 17, 2015
August 17, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:05 PM :: 3798 Views
  1. Accused of Self-Dealing, UH Foundation Makes Inconvenient HNN Story ‘Disappear’
  2. Desperate, Nai Aupuni Claims Not to be Controlled by OHA
  3. Suing to Preserve the Aloha Spirit
  4. Failed Obamacare State Exchange May Cost Taxpayers Millions More
  5. NRA: Honolulu's Shame
  6. Sex Ed: Hawaii School Board decision is concerning
  7. If Planned Parenthood Loses Government Funding, Here’s a Map of Health Clinics That Could Take Its Place
  8. NextEra Would be 'Major Player' in Hawaii Politics--But Will they Comply With One Party System?
  9. Can Sanity Win an Election in Puna?
  10. Abercrombie's Justice Reinvestment Goes Nowhere
  11. Newly hired instructors staying put longer here
  12. Should children stay with their parents if they are homeless?
  13. After Bickering Over 75 Cents, Maui County Plans to Post List of Lobbyists Online
  14. PBS Newshour: 'Ugly Moments' after Solar Contractor Tricks Oahu Consumer
  15. NZ Geothermal Developer Ends Relationship with IDG, Maori Get only 6% Ownership
  16. HPD officer faces drug charges, released after posting bail
  17. Soft on Crime: 116 Priors, Now Wanted for Number 117
  18. Homeless Criminals Overrun Nimitz Businesses
  19. Primary fishing grounds for bigeye tuna close early
  20. Council Continues to Harass Bird Owners
  21. Chronic kidney disease takes heavy toll in Hawaii
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Sunday, August 16, 2015
August 16, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:38 PM :: 5406 Views
  1. Misrepresentation: Keanu Sai Again Ordered to Cease and Desist
  2. Survey Finds 38% of Hawaii Union Households Unaware of Right to Opt-Out of Union Membership
  3. Penny for Your Thoughts? No? How About 50 Million Then?
  4. PBS: Jones Act suffocating Puerto Rico
  5. Biotech supporters learn from campaign that turned tide on anti-vaxxers
  6. Feds Cut off $1.36M/month Subsidy to Criminal Al Hee--Will DHHL End Monopoly?
  7. Bumpy Kanahele seeks Takeover of Aha
  8. NextEra: "We were criticized for participating in the political process"
  9. Emails Show HART, PRP, Caldwell Coordinating Pro-Rail Message
  10. Push is on to Eliminate Polling Places, go to 100% Mail-in
  11. Housing First Delayed Until January For No Particular Reason
  12. Do-Gooders Working Overtime to Keep the Homeless on the Streets
  13. More Homeless Means More COFA Funds?  Federal Money Starts to Flow In, Enriching Nonprofits
  14. Ige's 'Plodding' Approach to Homelessness, Come up with Money by End of Year
  15. Waipahu Intermediate Overrun by Homeless Camp
  16. While State Dithers, City's Sand Island Center to House 83 in Containers
  17. Home Construction falls far Short of Population Growth
  18. Rate Hike Coming: Big Island FEMA Flood Maps to be Released
  19. Author spins colorful yarns but fails to tie up loose ends of Hawaii corruption
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Saturday, August 15, 2015
August 15, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:55 PM :: 4357 Views
  1. Obama Administration to Propose 'Procedure' for Recognizing Fake Hawaiian Indian Tribe
  2. Maui's New Public-Private Partnerships--Panel Discussion on Possibilities and Challenges Ahead
  3. What Rep. Sylvia Luke, Sen. Brian Schatz, the City Council and the Mayor don’t know about solving Honolulu’s homelessness crisis
  4. Interior Grants $500,000 to Stand Up Micronesian One Stop Service Centers in Guam and Hawaii
  5. Hawaii Property Tax Rate Lowest in USA
  6. How Free Market Environmentalism is Transforming Parks
  7. Big Cable EIS to be Released Soon
  8. $60M More Needed to Upgrade DoTax Computers after Latest Tech Disaster
  9. State Employees Watch 300 hours of Netflix on the Job
  10. Kaiser blames ObamaCare for $4.3M Q2 loss
  11. Opponents of Haleakala telescope planning another Blockade
  12. Mainland Homeless Arraigned for Attempted Murder
  13. Sovereignty squatters arrested
  14. KPD Officer Faces Negligent Homicide Charge
  15. Hawaii Inmate Strangled: Was Alone in Cell With Homosexual Murderer
  16. Cabbies complain about kickback schemes
  17. After 15 Years, Molokai veterans finally celebrate opening of their own center
  18. Hospital Training of Caregivers would be Lucrative for Lawyers
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Friday, August 14, 2015
August 14, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 10:12 AM :: 4915 Views
  1. Governor, AG Oppose Proposed Federal DHHL Rules
  2. Marijuana behind OHA's push for Federal Recognition?
  3. Six DoE Sex Education Curricula Reviewed
  4. DBEDT Releases New Edition of Hawaii Data Book
  5. Marijuana Dispensary Licensing "Rigged, Headed Down Wrong Path"
  6. Hint Hint: As Cane Burning Case Approaches, Supreme Court Justice Wilson Says 'Environmental Court' will take care of "environmental problems that need to be addressed that aren’t being addressed"
  7. AG Subpoenas Hawaii County Officials in Kenoi pCard investigation
  8. Electric Rates Drop 2.5% on Lower Oil Prices
  9. DoTax Claims to be Modernizing, Begins Spending $32M
  10. State lawmaker requests emergency funds for 24/7 security in Kakaako
  11. Lawyers Eager to Keep Homeless on Street
  12. PHOCUSED Plan: Keep Homeless on the Street to Rack up Federal Money
  13. Asset Forfeiture -- HPD's $15M stash of cash
  14. Honolulu Police officer arrested again, this time in SWAT raid
  15. Air Conditioned Portables for Campbell, Kealakehe
  16. School parking lot project delayed five months, cost rises 25%
  17. Tarnas to Challenge Evans for HD7
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Thursday, August 13, 2015
August 13, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:50 PM :: 5928 Views
  1. Lawsuit Challenges Kanaiolowalu, Na'i Aupuni, OHA
  2. How transparent is your state's lobbying disclosure?
  3. CIO: State Computers Slow Because Employees Watching Hulu, Netflix all Day
  4. 'Old' HPD Computer System Crashes for Several Days
  5. Temp inside Kailua classroom measured 108 degrees
  6. Teachers Union Says No Homework
  7. Special Education Is Backsliding in Hawaii, Teachers and Advocates Say
  8. Bullying: Homosexual Sues to Impose Gay Agenda on DoE
  9. Homosexual Child Molester Finally Gets Jail Term
  10. More jail space long overdue
  11. ‘Shady Characters’ Tell a Spicy History of Hawaii
  12. State Energy Office Works Against LNG to Keep Electricity Expensive
  13. Obama Forcing Closure of American Samoa's Largest Private Employer
  14. Rich Eco-Hypocrite Busted for Stealing State Conservation Land
  15. Anti-GMO? How 3% Manipulate 70%
  16. Crime up Everywhere Around Kakaako Tent City
  17. Med Students Terrified Because HGEA Taking over Security at JABSOM
  18. Wide cost disparity revealed as Hawaii law enforcement agencies replace guns
  19. Hawaii District Court seeks new federal Magistrate Judge
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Wednesday, August 12, 2015
August 12, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:01 PM :: 3736 Views
  1. 117 years ago today: The U.S. becomes a global power
  2. Last Day to Comment on Proposed Hawaiian Homelands Rules
  3. Hawaii DoE to request School Improvement Grant Waiver
  4. Renewables Offer No Bang for Your Megawatt 
  5. NOAA Proposes New Monk Seal Rules
  6. Bids are in for the next rail section, but details are a secret
  7. Hospital partner selection imminent
  8. Now That Astronomy Conference is out of the Way, We Need to Solve Telescope Issues
  9. Feds Threaten to Take Away $100M the State can't be Bothered to Spend
  10. Burning of sugar cane should not be stopped
  11. Kakaako violence and vandalism: Human waste in mailbox
  12. Should City Provide Dumpster to Pearl City Homeless Camp?
  13. After Photographing Homeless People For 10 Years, She Discovered Her Own Father Among Them
  14. Should Care Homes Know When Inspectors Are Coming?
  15. NextEra Energy Claims Hawaiian Electric deal to bring $1B in customer savings, economic benefits
  16. Styrophobe Inveighs Against H-Power
  17. Honolulu Art Museum Scammed for $890K
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Tuesday, August 11, 2015
August 11, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:55 PM :: 3666 Views
  1. Hilda expected to make closest approach to Hawaii Island late Wednesday
  2. Honolulu City Lights non-profit application deadline is August 31
  3. Healthy, Affordable Retirement? Honolulu Ranks Near the Bottom
  4. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted August 10, 2015
  5. PHOCUSED Exec Appointed Governor’s Coordinator on Homelessness
  6. State Consumer Advocate Recommends Rejecting NextEra-HECO Merger
  7. Check out the Big Real Estate Money Behind 'Aloha Aina' 
  8. Phocused First Move: Leave Homeless on the Streets, Demand More Money from Legislature
  9. Poll: 74% of Oahu residents want Kakaako Tent City Gone
  10. Homeless Surround Dep't of Public Safety HQ, Guards Hired
  11. UPW Debunks its own Hospital lawsuit
  12. After All the Hype, Martin in no Hurry to Move on Rail Tax Hike
  13. UH Moves to Ban Sex Between Instructors and their Students
  14. Why Are Honolulu Rents Getting More Expensive?
  15. Electric vehicles park free for days, weeks at airports
  16. State pension fund manages meager 4% gain
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Monday, August 10, 2015
August 10, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:48 PM :: 4211 Views
  1. Honolulu Police Department to Destroy Guns Worth $500,000
  2. Hawaii 24th Best State for Children
  3. DLNR Sets Public Meetings on Wildlife Action Plan
  4. Big Telescope Protest in Waikiki -- 'This is about political Pressure'
  5. Hawaii County Police Commission Hears Complaint from Mauna Kea Protesters
  6. Poll: Politicians’ response to Homelessness rated poorly
  7. Poll: Everyone Would Support Homeless Shelter as long as it is Ewa, Leeward
  8. Martin: I will toy with Rail Tax Vote until Opportune Moment Presents Itself
  9. While Pushing Rate Hikes, Water Dep't Fails to Use $100M in Federal Drinking Water Funds
  10. HHSC: We're Already Bankrupt
  11. Pakalolo and Profits: Hawaii’s Emerging Medical Marijuana Industry
  12. Special agent has fought Medicare fraud for decades

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Sunday, August 9, 2015
August 9, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:44 PM :: 3412 Views
  1. Relativity Media: E + mc = 0
  2. Ige to hear Testimony on Maui Memorial Partnership Plan Tuesday
  3. Kelii Akina vs Kanaiolowalu: Next Steps
  4. HTA "Will Continue to Monitor the Jones Act"
  5. Video: New Allies for Jones Act Reform
  6. Friends of NRA Events Set for Kauai, Kona, Kaneohe
  7. Parallel Reality of Anti-Cane Burning Activists
  8. Hawaii Foster Care Class Action Lawsuit
  9. Hawaii Praised for Cancer-Fighting Public Policies
  10. Hilda Cat 3 -- Projected Hilo Landfall as Tropical Storm
  11. Randy Perreira: I am such a Pathetic Union Boss that many of My Members Could Qualify for Welfare
  12. New direction for Maui region hospitals
  13. Ian Lind: Ige Admin in Private Meetings on Mauna Kea Situation?
  14. Poll: Oahu residents believe the homeless problem is worsening
  15. State Orders Homeless Tweekers out from under Airport Viaduct
  16. Rail Wrecking Waipahu Businesses
  17. Kewalo Basin Development Scheme: Fancy restaurants, wedding venue, parking structures
  18. Legislators Work towards All Mail-In Voting
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Sunday, August 9, 2015
Letters to the Editor, August, 2015
By Letters to the Editor @ 12:22 AM :: 3369 Views
Parallel Reality of Anti-Cane Burning Activists
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Saturday, August 8, 2015
August 8, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:49 PM :: 4116 Views
  1. The Future of Hawaii Can’t Rest in a Protest
  2. CDC: Hawaii #1 for Drunk Driving
  3. New Catastrophic Hurricane Plan Signed By State, Federal Partners
  4. Honolulu Auditor Praises Himself for Undoing PKF Contract Months Before Embezzlement Case Became Public
  5. Hurricane Hilda Now Category 4--Winds 140mph
  6. Two John Carroll Cases Thrown out of Court in One Week
  7. Lawyers Scored $26.8M on Aloha Airlines Bankruptcy
  8. Council Ethics Blockade: Rail Becomes Unconscionable Political and Legal Morass
  9. Mauna Kea visitor station quietly reopens
  10. Hawaiian Electric, NextEra Plan $235M LNG project without Bulk Terminal
  11. HECO tries to oust solar industry lobby from proceeding on future of net metering
  12. Touring the Kauai Seed Fields
  13. Homegrown solution to teacher shortage
  14. Individual assessments planned in Kaka'ako homeless camp ahead of sweep
  15. 95% Criminals at State Mental Hospital
  16. Feds Make City spend millions on storm drain upgrades at police stations
  17. Cellmate of Waikiki Homosexual Murderer Dies in Arizona Prison
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Friday, August 7, 2015
August 7, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:17 PM :: 4110 Views
  1. Audio: Native Hawaiian Attorneys Skeptical of Nai Aupuni, Kanaiolowalu
  2. Illegal Lobbying by Planned Parenthood behind New Sex Ed Program?
  3. CDC Report Claims Hawaii Schools' Early Starting Time Makes Kids Fat Drunks
  4. European Trade Negotiators Push Jones Act Reform
  5. $40M CIP Released
  6. Luke, Tokuda Against Housing First: "Placing Homeless in a Home is not Right Solution"
  7. Over 100 homeless vets receive immediate relief
  8. The Rules Homeless People Refuse to Follow
  9. Hawaii Republicans Host Debate Watch Party
  10. Rep Chris Lee Promises Bullying Bill to Mainland Homosexuals
  11. A&B says Sugar is Drain on Real Estate profits
  12. Hawaii Astronomy: Past, Present, and Future.”
  13. After Wasting Millions Without a Plan, UH Cancer Center Hires Consultant
  14. Kohala NIMBY group opposes pot farms there
  15. Domestic use of plastic bags altered since law took effect
  16. Radford contamination investigation uncovered suspected ordnance
  17. Lava scare cost DOE millions in school moves
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Thursday, August 6, 2015
August 6, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:07 PM :: 5908 Views
  1. UPW Sues to Block Maui Hospital Privatization
  2. Wikileaks: Japan refused Obama Hiroshima Apology
  3. This Day in History: Truman Announces Hiroshima Bombing
  4. Is Your Name Part of a Criminal Enterprise?
  5. HECO Uses Electric Vehicles to Introduce Time-of-Use Rates
  6. Public Hearings Set for NextEra Merger
  7. Cronies Try to Hide Marijuana License System to Grab Monopolies for Themselves
  8. Strange Union: Activists, Tourism Industry Join Forces Against Agriculture, Telescopes
  9. Ilagan seeks Senate seat Occupied by Worthless Anti-GMO Nut Ruderman
  10. Touring the Kauai Seed Fields
  11. Honolulu council expands ban after complaints about homeless
  12. Caldwell Paid off with $500K from Usual Suspects, Martin Grubs up only $116K
  13. Rate Hikes Coming as State Air Pollution Law Kicks in
  14. Saipan has no water, electricity in aftermath of powerful Typhoon Soudelor
  15. Former charter school principal accused of stealing $100,000 pleads guilty
  16. Hit and Run Suspect with 10 Priors on Lam After Being 'Released Pending Investigation'
  17. Overcrowding riles MCCC inmates
  18. Maui County might acquire power firm, it informs NextEra
  19. HECO Dumps Chevron, Issues RFP for Oil Supply
  20. HPD will destroy 2,300 perfectly good guns worth $500K
  21. Guillermo retains tropical storm strength, could pass over Oahu, Kauai
  22. UH Students: Polygamy is Next
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Wednesday, August 5, 2015
August 5, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:07 PM :: 3833 Views
  1. Nai Aupuni 'Notice of Elections' Posted Online
  2. Track Takes Guillermo Northwest of State, Possibility of Heavy Rainfall
  3. Anti-Cane Burning Suit to be First Case Heard by Hawaii Environmental Court
  4. Hawaii Launches On-Line Voter Registration Site
  5. Fitch Affirms 'A' Rating on DHHL Bonds
  6. FACE: Let Homeless Stay on the Street and Give us Millions 
  7. Telescope protests at astronomy meeting
  8. Hawaii Schools Begin the Year Short on Teachers — Again
  9. Three Charter School Proposals Rejected
  10. Initial costs for Hawaii's transition to federal health exchange likely to reach $2.5M
  11. Restaurant ratings pass, tech fails
  12. UHERO Study Bought and Paid for by NextEra
  13. Will Former Legislator Turned Ethics Commissioner Toughen Up Enforcement?
  14. Hawaii County Council debates pCard reforms
  15. Partnering with a private company to replace Hawaii’s oldest prison?
  16. Chevron Hawaii Sale Still Simmering
  17. Rejection of TPP would hurt U.S., Hawaii
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Tuesday, August 4, 2015
August 4, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:20 PM :: 4435 Views
  1. Krugman: Puerto Rico Crisis 'exacerbated by Jones Act'
  2. Obama Announces Carbon Emission Standards for Power Plants
  3. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted August 3, 2015
  4. Students in Debt: Hawaii 2nd Fewest in USA
  5. Jury Questionnaires to be Mailed Out for 2016
  6. Leadership? Ige's Homeless Committee Says Moving Bums Back to A'ala Park 'has great promise'
  7. After 3 tries, advocates unable to get judge to force mentally ill woman into treatment
  8. Taxpayers provide Harding Avenue Homeless with Trash Removal Service
  9. VA Workers Sue Duckworth for Retaliation
  10. Downtown Law firm, Mainland Corporation Behind so-called Native Hawaiian Constitutional Convention
  11. Astronomers, Protesters Descend on Waikiki
  12. Next Era Still Delusional About Chances in Hawaii
  13. Voting Rights Act: Hawaii Celebrates Lowest Turnout
  14. 30 Years Ago Molasses Spill Was no Big Deal
  15. Honolulu May Spend $75K to Settle Case of Alleged Police Brutality
  16. Toxic Radford H.S. dirt sent to Kaneohe home
  17. PUC Approves Four Solar Farms
  18. Hawaii Need not Cut Emissions under Obama Plan
  19. Schatz Dodges Question About Dead Baby Sales
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Monday, August 3, 2015
August 3, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:12 PM :: 3934 Views
  1. Hawaiian Homes Commissioners, KSBE Trustees and OHA Trustee not on Kanaiolowalu Roll
  2. 2015’s Best & Worst Large Cities to Live in -- Honolulu Ranks 17th
  3. NextEra Kicked out of Hawaii Because they are Republicans
  4. New law pushes treatment for the oft-jailed mentally ill
  5. Proportion of Mentally Ill HPD Arrestees Doubles Since 2010
  6. Ige: Number of Hawaii Inmates Imprisoned in Arizona Will Go Up
  7. Kauai Dopers Plan for Legal Marijuana Monopoly
  8. Hawaii lawmakers tour Green Mile marijuana shops
  9. Recycle program in need of repair
  10. State Dumps Contractor for restaurant ratings system -- $158K Redo
  11. Hawaii mortgage closing costs top U.S.
  12. Arizona Memorial Shut Down 3 Days due to Presence of Endangered Turtle
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Sunday, August 2, 2015
August 2, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:35 PM :: 3540 Views
  1. Prosecutor Defends Policy on Sex Trafficking
  2. You Can Have That Road, Alphonse…No! You Take It, Gaston!
  3. VIDEO: What’s the Future of Maunalua Bay?
  4. Comparing the occupation of Haiti to the supposed “occupation” of Hawaii
  5. Stopping TMT would be tragic for all in Hawaii
  6. Honolulu Rents up 14.8% In Year
  7. In Trade-Dependent Hawaii, Entire Delegation Panders to Anti-Trade Know-Nothings
  8. On state homeless crisis, governor is late to the table
  9. Police are pursuing mental health care, not arrests, for people who desperately need assistance
  10. Homeless Former DoE Teacher Will be tried for Murder of Homeless Man
  11. Being mindful of what the average folks want
  12. Luxury Realtors Could Shut Down HC&S, Build Condos--If they choose to Hype Public Over Maui Molasses Shipments
  13. End of the Imperium: Rainforest-Cutting Biofuel Company Assets Sold
  14. Maui Residents Blast NextEra Windfarm Lies--Lower Electric Bills? Not True!

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Saturday, August 1, 2015
August 1, 2015 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:04 PM :: 3493 Views
  1. Over 80% of Hawaiians Excluded -- Tribal 'Notice of Election' to be Mailed Monday
  2. Travel Taxes: The Hidden Trifecta
  3. Assault: HPD Officer Pleads Not Guilty, Asks for Jury Trial
  4. DoTax Admits Manipulating Rail Tax Revenues, HART Promises New Financial Plan to justify more Tax Hikes
  5. Rail Conflict of Interest Votes? Caldwell's Pet Lawyer Claims Nothing to See Here
  6. Council on Revenues Boosts projection for personal income growth
  7. After Wasting $130M, Health Connector RFP for Dismantlement
  8. HECO Has Conflicts of Interest Everywhere
  9. Protesters mull next move after Arrests
  10. Great News: Mainland Anti-Telescope Protesters Promise not to Visit or Move to Hawaii
  11. Star-Adv: DLNR unwise to hide behind media blackout
  12. Robotics Competition Disrupted by Telescope Protests
  13. Farmers say Turtle Bay Ag 'Preservation Plan' Will drive them out of business
  14. Old technology blamed for more than $1M over payment to state employees and vendors
  15. New EMS Schedule Cuts Service to Ewa
  16. Kapahulu homeless to receive Waste Removal Service in August
  17. Military housing allowance and the rental market
  18. Hawaii County Council to Consider Ban on Pesticide Use on County Property
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