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Thursday, August 31, 2017
August 31, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:59 PM :: 4562 Views
  1. $2.4B Tax Hike: How They Voted
  2. Ige Appointments: 5 HCDA, 1 UH Regent, 1 HLRB, 2 Judges
  3. Sex Shame? 9th Circuit Revives Attempt to Shut Down Kauai Drug Rehab Program
  4. Visitor Spending Increases 9.8% in July 2017
  5. Caldwell: I’ll be Back for More
  6. Politicians stealing from outer islands
  7. ILWU, KSBE Behind Biomess Scheme to Gouge Electric Ratepayers
  8. Trump to Dump Obama’s Dreamers—Chin to Sue
  9. Will Robin Danner Control all Hawaii Inter-Island Cables?
  10. Updated Hawaii Salary Database: Doctors And Judges Do Well, Thank You
  11. More Money for Crooked Honolulu Liquor Commission
  12. Hawaii Prescription Drug Abuse Lower than Mainland
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Wednesday, August 30, 2017
August 30, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:23 PM :: 4188 Views
  1. $2.4B Tax Hike: How They Voted
  2. HEI to Burn $205M Helping Tax Credit Scammers Make More Money on Alt Energy
  3. Inouye congressional papers available to the public
  4. HEI to Burn $205M Helping Tax Credit Scammers Make More Money on Alt Energy
  5. Successful Missile Defense Test off Kauai
  6. McDermott withdraws--Rep Andria Tupola to Run for Governor?
  7. $2.4B Tax Hike -- 3rd Read in Senate Today
  8. HART Magically Makes $548M Disappear
  9. Only Independent, ‘Deep Dive’ Rail Audit Will Suffice
  10. Trump Administration Gives Ige Full Control over Hawaii Schools
  11. Honolulu apartment rents jump 30% in 8 years
  12. Homeless Drug Addicts Behind Increase in vandalism, criminal acts reported by Kahului businesses
  13. Grand Jury Probe Zeros In On ‘Safe House’ Property Deal
  14. Al Hee Minion Robin Danner Grabs for Control of Crooked Sandwich Isles Scam Company
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Tuesday, August 29, 2017
August 29, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:13 PM :: 3990 Views
  1. Grassroot Institute Testifies on Jones Act in Washington, DC
  2. Hawaii v Trump Argued Before 9th Circuit Court
  3. Ige Appointments: 5 HCDA, 1 UH Regent
  4. After Decade of Litigation, Supreme Court Refuses to Order State to Repair Gold Coast Seawalls
  5. Hawaii: Fewest Nurses Per Capita in USA
  6. $2.4B Tax Hike: How They Voted
  7. Rail: Oahu Tax Payers Don’t Want to Pay but Maui Reps, Sens Ready to Tax Sister Isles
  8. Caldwell Continues to Play Heavy, Helping Legislators Distract Public While Raising Taxes $2.4B
  9. Legislators Use Fake Audit to Make themselves Look Good While Raising Taxes $2.4B
  10. Schatz, Hanabusa: Caldwell is Full of BS
  11. Mufi: No TAT Hike
  12. House reorganization continues
  13. Legislature needs to pay foster parents fairly
  14. No Need Tents: Homeless Can be Forced into Hard-Walled Structures at $9,500 each 
  15. Star-Adv: Trump forces us to Investigate SNAP Fraud, Waste
  16. Anti- Sand Mining Lies Exposed
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Monday, August 28, 2017
August 28, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:43 PM :: 3129 Views
  1. Trump has the authority to modify existing monument boundaries
  2. 3 Things That Could Derail The Honolulu Rail Bailout
  3. Rail Skeptics Booted from House Finance Committee
  4. Rail Crooks Saved: Lawmakers Drop ‘Forensic’ Audit
  5. Pay ACLU Lawyers $75K to House Homeless in their Homes
  6. Abercrombie Rants Raves Against Anti-Big-Wind Activist
  7. Liberals to Establish Think Tank in Hawaii?
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Sunday, August 27, 2017
August 27, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:57 PM :: 4272 Views
  1. UPDATE: Billion Dollar Bailout Added to Rail Tax Hike Bill
  2. Full Text: Feds Letter Demanding Rail Plan by Sept 15
  3. Honolulu: For 1000s Property Tax Rate Will Quadruple Sept 1
  4. Honolulu Republicans Protest Rail Bailout Bill
  5. Legislators Exploit Caldwell’s Unpopularity to Distract Public While Enacting Massive Tax Hike
  6. Make Sister Isles Pay for Rail? Senators say ‘No’ but Big Island Reps Ready to Stab Constituents in Back
  7. Ige: Who needs Campaign cash When I Have Unions?
  8. Alarmed at Possibility of Outside Chief, Some on Council suggest having mayor pick police chief
  9. Lawsuit Challenges PUC Approval of Hu Honua Biomass Plant
  10. Money: A&B, Activists Fight for Control of Profitable Water
  11. Balance soars past $20,000 in SNAP account
  12. Tourism economy failing local families
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Saturday, August 26, 2017
August 26, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:09 PM :: 3497 Views
  1. UHPA: Fund our Contract During Special Session
  2. Hawaii Millionaire Will Go Broke Faster Than Any Other State
  3. Saltchuk puts Matson’s terminal expansion at risk?
  4. You are more than partners in the waste and fraud; you are the enablers
  5. Caldwell: Legislators too Stupid to Understand Where Latest $548M Came from
  6. Caldwell is accused of padding rail budget
  7. Mufi Hannemann, Sister Island Councilmembers: No TAT Hike
  8. UH-Hilo Suggests Legally Binding Mauna Kea Conditions
  9. City ordinance change requires wind developers to hold public hearings
  10. Global Warming Exists Thanks to Years of Dire Warnings
  11. Anti-Superferry Hypesters Mark Decade of Mob Rule
  12. Hawai`i Anti-Marijuana Bureaucrat Profits from Selling Medical Marijuana
  13. Clinic that caters to homeless aimed at easing burden on state's largest hospital
  14. $33M Procurement Suspended to Fix Ko Olina Caldwell Spill
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Saturday, August 26, 2017
August, 2017 Letters to the Editor
By Letters to the Editor @ 2:51 AM :: 3527 Views
  • You are more than partners in the waste and fraud; you are the enablers
  • HART Rail Costs Nearly Triple Rail Tunnel
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Friday, August 25, 2017
August 25, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 9:18 PM :: 6495 Views
  1. Full Text: Caldwell Rips Legislators Rail Tax Hike Plan
  2. Full Text: Rail Tax Hike Bill
  3. Rail: How to Gut an Audit
  4. Pasha signs contract to build two containerships; what now?
  5. West Oahu Schools Underfunded? AG Responds to McDermott Suit
  6. Lawsuit Filed Over Kauai Bird Deaths--HDOT Claims to be in Compliance
  7. Caldwell: ‘I don’t need to take this’ Yelling from Drunk, Belligerent Legislators
  8. Sen Thielen: Caldwell Lied Three Times at Hearing
  9. Hanabusa: Caldwell’s $548M Surprise Covers up for Something
  10. Maui Council Chair: “Why are they taking advantage of the Neighbor Islands on rail?”
  11. Panos: Only a Forensic Audit Can Find Truth
  12. Ige ‘Elated’ About Rail Tax Hikes
  13. Business Insiders Pushing Rail
  14. State To Homeless Shelters: If You Want Money, Show Results
  15. Hawaii's medi-juana dispensaries could offer candies and liquids within next two weeks
  16. Grandmother who launched Kealoha corruption probe believes indictments are coming
  17. Kawananakoa Estate Fight: Lawyers File, Respond
  18. Hawaii: Nobody Spends More on ‘Efficiency’ Contracts
  19. Hawaii to be Liberated from 9th Circuit Court?
  20. Telescope Protesters Oppose UH Plan to Trade 10,000 Acres for Approval
  21. Pohakuloa seeks citizens for advisory board
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Thursday, August 24, 2017
August 24, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 9:20 PM :: 4683 Views
  1. Mauna Kea: UH to Trade 10,000 Acres for Telescope Approval, Lease Extension
  2. Postpone tax talk until after rail audit
  3. State GOP Calls for Forensic Audit of Rail
  4. Keep Traffic Jammed: Rail FEIS Shows Plans for Lane-Elimination
  5. Interior Dep't Sends Trump Recommendations on National Monuments
  6. Schatz: Put Everybody on Medicaid 
  7. Some Women are More Equal than Others
  8. Which Counties Benefit Most From the Home Mortgage Interest Deduction?
  9. Multi-Billion Dollar Tax Hike--Legislators' rail funding deal makes Sister Islands Pay
  10. Caldwell to Legislators $3B Tax Hike or Nothing--Promises Tax Hike Trifecta--GE Tax, TAT, Property Tax all to go up
  11. Hot Potato: Will Legislators Vote to Make Themselves Responsible for Rail Disaster?
  12. Could recent plunge in public transportation ridership spell trouble for rail? (Clue: “Yes”)
  13. Why is a forensic audit still not essential?
  14. ‘Friends of Rail’ – New Name for the Same old Insiders
  15. Foster parents to Legislature: Use special session to pay out $9M settlement
  16. Oahu’s Cheapest Source Of Power Is About To Go Away
  17. Mansions are easier to build on Valley Isle than apartments
  18. Money: Gaggle of Activists Pick over Remains of Sand Mining Operation
  19. Homeless Meth Addicts Would Rather Drown Than Accept Shelter
  20. Hawaii Co Council to take another bite at foam food container ban
  21. High court ruling could take away legal protections for off-duty officers working private events
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Wednesday, August 23, 2017
August 23, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:32 PM :: 3400 Views
  1. Feds Search for Criminals Buying Honolulu Real Estate Thru Shell Companies
  2. Kona DLNR Harassment: Judge Throws Case out on Technicality
  3. Ige Unveils Plan to Bulldoze Kalihi, Build Condos
  4. College Rankings: BYUH, HPU, Chaminade Trounce UH Campuses
  5. Using Freedom of Information Act to target biotech scientists boomerangs against anti-GMO activists
  6. Rail: Hannemann, Hanabusa Pointing Fingers
  7. Stop Rail At Middle Street, Then Use Express Buses
  8. HELCO rate hike OK’d—Will Pay for Solar
  9. Bus Driver Shortage? Roberts Hawaii Grabs for Millions from DoE Budget
  10. Mandatory Sprinkler Bill Deferred
  11. Will Dopers Have the Right to Stay Doped up at Work?
  12. Proposed in-car smoking ban advances
  13. Waianae Tweeker Camp Claims Rotting Piles of Garbage are Just a Coincidence
  14. Government enables homeless
  15. Earthjustice files suit over DOT lights, imperiled seabirds
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Tuesday, August 22, 2017
August 22, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:46 PM :: 3531 Views
  1. Oahu Event: New Directions in Education
  2. A strange mix of piracy and racketeering
  3. UPDATE: No More Bailouts for Rail!
  4. Pearl City: 43 Homeless Forced to Accept Shelter
  5. What Does it Take to be Expelled from Manoa Mosque?
  6. UH Selected to Host ‘Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation Campus Center’ 
  7. Hawaii Rankings: How Good is Your Community College?
  8. Legislators: GE Tax Hike and TAT Hike to Pay for Rail
  9. Rail represents everything that is wrong with state government
  10. Caldwell Plan: Tax Military Families to Pay for Rail
  11. Kishimoto: I will let HSTA do Whatever it Wants
  12. KSBE Trustees: Jeff Stone Operative Replaces Al Hee Operative
  13. Neutral party sought in heiress’s case
  14. Outcry over secrecy surrounding termination of Honolulu police officer, possible pay off
  15. Former DOCARE Manager Charged With Child Molestation
  16. Go West Young Bum! Sit-lie ban extended to 15 other Oahu communities
  17. State certified vs. black market: Potheads paying for quality
  18. VICTORY! 3,700 Days of Big Wind, Big Cable Finally End
  19. Sierra Club sues state to force Statewide replacement of fuel tanks
  20. Not Worth It: Operator Admits US Windfarms kill 500K Birds per Year
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Monday, August 21, 2017
August 21, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:07 PM :: 3869 Views
  1. OPEN LETTER: Tulsi Gabbard's GMO labeling push is an embarrassment to pro-science progressives
  2. VIDEO: Panos on Mauna Kea Telescope
  3. Survey: 70 Percent of Union Members Want Re-certification Vote
  4. Carvalho for Governor? Ige to Remind Votes that…uh…uhh….
  5. LOL!  “Rising seas will devour Waikiki, wash away billions from Hawaii's economy”
  6. Batteries: How Much Can Elon Musk Raise Hawaii Electric Bills?
  7. Competition could spark a price war
  8. Should City Dump UPW’s bulky-trash program?
  9. Race Hustlers Target McKinley Statue (again) in Desperate Bid for Attention, Money
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Sunday, August 20, 2017
August 20, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:36 PM :: 3424 Views
  1. Hawaii Family Forum: Talk to Your Kids About Racism
  2. The Grand Skim of Things, Part 3
  3. Legislators Foolhardy Enough to Give Caldwell More Money?
  4. Star-Av: Fake Audit Can Help Legislators Raise Taxes for Rail
  5. Don’t Increase TAT for Rail
  6. Hawaii only state that did not regularly review child deaths
  7. Honolulu 7th Most Expensive City for Car Owners
  8. Public Land Must be Made Available for Affordable Housing
  9. It Begins: Global Warmers: Go Mauka
  10. Dope Dealers Yearn for Honey Butane Oil
  11. Activist: Waianae Deserves Massive Festering Homeless Tent City
  12. Borreca: Hawaii Democrats Can Exploit Trump Remarks in Local Elections
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Saturday, August 19, 2017
August 19, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 9:20 PM :: 3216 Views
  1. City rail audit won’t look for fraud?
  2. Hawaii misses the bitcoin boom
  3. Report: Island With Highest Prices Has Smallest Proportion of Mainland Buyers
  4. Oral Arguments set for Morita vs Gorak
  5. Feds Reach $10M Deal In Hawaii Birth Complications Suit 
  6. Woman who waited 4 hours for rescue from condo fire dies
  7. Anti-Sunscreen Hysteria Reaches NY Times
  8. DLNR still responding to concerns on Lehua rat eradication
  9. Star-Adv: Trump Poisons Nation
  10. WaPo: How Employers Can Fire Trump Voters—a State-by State Guide
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Friday, August 18, 2017
August 18, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:31 PM :: 4757 Views
  1. Hawaii Statehood: Tiny 1959 opposition was anti-Japanese, not anti-American
  2. Honolulu Republicans: Happy Statehood Day!
  3. Ships No Longer a Mystery: TOTE to Launch New Hawaii Service
  4. Honolulu City Lights application deadline Sept 1
  5. Desperation: HART Backs Efficiency Audit
  6. Kauai Reps Scheme for Rail Tax Hikes
  7. Ige says he can beat Hanabusa in a potential 2018 match-up
  8. Ige: I Want to Remind You I had Nothing to do With Kishimoto Pick and Neither did my Wife
  9. Honolulu Council Resolution: Block All Mainland HPD Chief Applicants
  10. Caldwell Trick will Put 8,000 Condos in Highest Property Tax Bracket Sept 1
  11. Thirty Meter Telescope executive hopeful project will receive permit ahead of September hearing
  12. For most, life is not an either/or proposition
  13. Hawaii developers face challenges selling affordable housing units
  14. DoH: Many People Not Fooled by ‘Medical’ Marijuana
  15. Fewer people are using public transportation in Honolulu
  16. Muslim Sues Hawaiian Tel:  Presence of Trump Supporter Violates my Rights
  17. County Council approves gun ranges for the Big Island
  18. Ignored, Fukumoto Finds Way to Get Some Attention
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Thursday, August 17, 2017
August 17, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:07 PM :: 3614 Views
  1. Honolulu: $100 worth only $80.32
  2. Corporations Becoming New Arbiters Of Public Morality
  3. DBEDT Releases 2016 Hawaii Data Book
  4. Grabauskas Suspected of Withholding Records
  5. How A Princess’s Embattled Fortune Could Become A Massive Native Hawaiian Charity
  6. Will State Provide Land for Affordable Housing?
  7. DoE: 33% Absenteeism on South Side of Big Island
  8. Child Deaths: DHS Reverts to Tried and True System for Covering Up
  9. Greenmail: Panel wants to make watching delicious whales a Hawaiian experience
  10. Body camera video showed MPD officers acted by the book with protesters
  11. Army searching for 5 aboard downed chopper
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Wednesday, August 16, 2017
August 16, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 10:28 PM :: 3513 Views
  1. Telescope: OHA Sees Chance for Land and Money Grab
  2. Jones Act: Matson and Pasha Seek Every Loophole
  3. Compact Impact: DoI Launches Census of COFA Migrants
  4. Honolulu Ethics Comm Seeks Comments on Draft Strategic Plan
  5. Honolulu 2016 Citizen-Centric Report Released 
  6. Audit: Bulky Pickup Schemes Generate Millions in Overtime
  7. Rail Solution?  A new PR Campaign!
  8. Council committee to take up measure seeking rail audit
  9. State Surplus Becomes Deficit After Paying Wages, Benefits, Pension
  10. Star-Adv: Only Days Left for Legislators to Come up with Tax Hike for Rail
  11. Obamacare Causing $68M in Losses for HMSA, Kaiser
  12. Hawaii AG to Oversee Kawananakoa Dispute
  13. The state is spending a lot less on school buses. Here's how
  14. Mindless Bureaucracy: Housing Becomes Less Affordable on Oahu
  15. Hawaii’s household debt per capita ranks highest among 50 states
  16. Analysis: Most renters in Hawaii are 'cost-burdened'
  17. Homeless Can Get Housing if they Walk Across The Street: Most Won’t
  18. Officer caught fighting with girlfriend on video expected to get six-figure payoff
  19. Gulliver, Lilliputians: Kona Spaceport Tied Down by Red Tape
  20. Fraud-Riddled Hawaii recycling program hit lowest rate in 2016
  21. Its Easy to Call Trump Racist 
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Tuesday, August 15, 2017
August 15, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:26 PM :: 4566 Views
  1. Charlottesville Attack Was Domestic Terrorism
  2. DLNR Sea Level Rise Adaptation Meeting Set for Hilo, Kona
  3. Broken Trust Published 20 Years Ago
  4. Rep Tupola Backs Forensic Audit for HART
  5. Special Session to be Cancelled?
  6. Apo voices support for TMT
  7. Definition of ‘Renewable Energy’ is Political
  8. DoH Bureaucratic Bottleneck Keeps 100lbs of Weed off Streets
  9. Guam on Edge as Norks Chicken Out
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Monday, August 14, 2017
August 14, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:14 PM :: 4921 Views
  1. Kawananakoa Estate: Sex, Drugs, and Inequality
  2. HART Rail Costs Nearly Triple Rail Tunnel  
  3. Grassroot: Investigate Rail Fraud, Waste, Abuse
  4. Oahu GOP: Mo More Bailouts for Rail
  5. Mattis: ‘We’ll Take It Out’ If North Korea Fires A Missile At Guam
  6. Heiress Kawananakoa: Lawyer is trying to take control of $200M estate
  7. Tuition Hikes Explained: UH Manoa Paying 72 Over $200K
  8. New DoE Sup’t Finds Way to Keep Daughter out of Hawaii Public Schools
  9. Hotels Control Opposition to Kauai dairy plan
  10. Hotels Chemophobes Team up for Sunscreen Megaprofits
  11. A bad week for sunshine
  12. Police Called 3x Day to Kona’s New Homeless Tent City
  13. Ex-Cop Sues Honolulu For Not Paying To Defend Him In Assault Lawsuit
  14. Star-Adv Nailed for Misleading Styrofoam Ban Rhetoric
  15. Association says a sprinkler system bill is not feasible
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Sunday, August 13, 2017
August 13, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:21 PM :: 4229 Views
  1. The Grand Skim of Things, Part 2
  2. 2018: Service to Muslims Could Make Chin Lt Governor
  3. Maui Council: TAT Hike Makes Neighbor Islands Pay for Rail (but we still aren’t legalizing TVRs)
  4. Pay for Rail by Eliminating Pension Spiking
  5. Rail Condemnation: Jurors Not Fooled by HART’s Appraiser
  6. Workings of Hawaii government hew to satirical Parkinson’s Law
  7. Roberts Hawaii Sees Money in Maui School Bus Debacle
  8. REIT Tax Losers Whine
  9. Maui Dopers Clean out Shelves at Weed Store
  10. Money: Danner’s Annual Show Set for October
  11. Muslim Relabeled as Grandmother upon Arrival in Hawaii
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Saturday, August 12, 2017
August 12, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:03 PM :: 3840 Views
  1. No need for special session this summer
  2. It was 119 years ago today: Hawaii Becomes US Territory
  3. Honolulu Rents Jump Another 6.7%
  4. Youth Homelessness--Hawaii Ranks 5th
  5. Tough On DUI? Hawaii Ranks 26th
  6. DBEDT: Hawaii Economy Slowing
  7. Registration Open for Hawaii LifeSmarts Competition
  8. Rail Fail: Hanabusa Threatens to Run For Governor
  9. Government failures continue to mount
  10. GEMS: The Hawaii Program That Keeps on Taking
  11. UHA 15.3% Obamacare Insurance Rate Hike
  12. Star-Adv: Don’t overreach with smoking ban
  13. Dopers Clean Out Supply of Medicated Marijuana in 3 Days
  14. Chinatown: Six Homeless Accept Shelter Since May
  15. Tarnas announces campaign for Evans’ District 7 House seat
  16. Kauai council chair Rapozo to run for Kauai mayor
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Friday, August 11, 2017
August 11, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:28 PM :: 3471 Views
  1. Audit the rail: An idea that’s catching on
  2. Rail Fail: Why You Should Speak Out
  3. Which States Benefit Most from the Home Mortgage Interest Deduction?
  4. Governor needs to step up and fix Maui school bus crisis
  5. DLNR Sea Level Rise Adaptation Meeting Set for Hilo
  6. Vulnerable: Ige’s Campaign Cash As Low As His Poll Numbers
  7. Elections Commission Retaliation Suit Heading for Supreme Court
  8. Mileage Tax: HDOT to Hire Con-Artists to Concoct Sales Pitch for Massive Tax Hike
  9. Bureaucratic Empire Builders: HDOT wants to create State Police Force, Patrol Highways, Airports, Ports
  10. Proposed Wind Farms in Hawaii face challenges
  11. Maui Electric Bills Drop $11 Because of Less Wind Energy
  12. Kauai  Maui still short of school bus drivers
  13. Ex-Honolulu Cop Offers $300,000 To Settle Suit With Bartender He Shot
  14. Protective gear from Marco Polo fire fight taken out of service
  15. Enviros Freak out Because Somebody Might Catch a Fish
  16. ‘High’ Tech: Cannabis dispensary Hawaii's largest venture capital deal of 2016
  17. North Korea details plan to fire missile salvo toward Guam
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Thursday, August 10, 2017
August 10, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:33 PM :: 3586 Views
  1. OHA the Savior of Mauna Kea?
  2. Video: How Jones Act Jams up Highway Traffic
  3. Killer Windfarms: Why do we subsidize the slaughter?
  4. Rail: ‘Special audit possibly coming down the line’
  5. Hawaii: North Korea Threat is Excuse for Another Pork Barrel Project
  6. Fight Begins over Kawananakoa Money
  7. Judge’s Findings Leave TMT Opponents Few Options
  8. 2 prominent Native Hawaiians say they're part of 'silent majority' in favor of TMT
  9. Legalize TVRs
  10. Hawaii County Fuel Tax Hike Bites Consumers Hard
  11. Students Make it to School Without Busses
  12. Bill requiring retrofitting of all high-rises with sprinklers passes first reading
  13. HPD Raids 20 Game Rooms
  14. Resolution to remove controversial sidewalk extensions passes city council
  15. Medicated Marijuana “Like Candy’ Should Appeal to Kids
  16. After Faking Opposition, Hawaii Election Officials Give Trump Exactly What He Requested
  17. Why Hawaii Won’t Join Battle Against Trump’s ‘Sanctuary City’ Crackdown
  18. Anti-Semites Harass Hanabusa for Support of Israel
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Wednesday, August 9, 2017
August 9, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:55 PM :: 3582 Views
  1. North Korea Mulls Nuking Guam
  2. Matson Tightens Grip on South Pacific
  3. Hawaii -- Lowest Percentage of MDs Accepting Medicare
  4. Who Needs Rail? Cost-Effective Lane Projects Save Commuters Time
  5. Want Land? DLNR Will Buy You Some
  6. Politicians Scramble for Dozens of Openings with Primary Day 1 Year Away
  7. Sister Isle Outrage over Tax Hike for Oahu Rail
  8. Pro-Rail Democrats Demand Hanabusa Oppose Rail Audit
  9. Defense Against North Korea Nukes? Hawaii Congressional Delegation Pushes Giant Pork-Barrel Project 
  10. OHA must seek TMT solution
  11. OHA Pays Waimea Group $172K to Watch Trees Grow
  12. Former Big Island Prosecutor Jay Kimura Missed Chance to Nail Peter Boy Killer
  13. Windfarms Kill 100s of Sacred Endangered Animals
  14. Grossly Overpriced Biomass project ‘still on schedule’
  15. Anti-GMO Loser Running ‘Academy’ For Democrat Candidates
  16. Dopers, Chronics Line up on First Day of Weed Sales
  17. UH Athletic Department Finds Way to Claim Profitability
  18. Sharp Drop in Pedestrian Deaths
  19. Gag order rescinded
  20. Star-Adv: We Need Massive Festering Homeless Tent Cities in EVERY Community
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Tuesday, August 8, 2017
August 8, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:02 PM :: 4646 Views
  1. Full Text: Lawmaker Leaks Plan to Make Sister Isles Pay for Rail -- Public Hearing Set
  2. Full Text: Summary of Secret UPW Contract
  3. Trump Admin Funds Micronesia One Stop Centers
  4. Turn Your Child into a Tranny--Star-Adv Runs How-to Guide
  5. New DOE: Teacher Shortages, Hot Classrooms, and Low Test Scores
  6. HMSA Losing $48M on Obamacare Plans
  7. The Daniel K. Inouye Center has quietly disappeared
  8. Mental Health Care at Center of Homeless Plan
  9. Hawaii County Transit Administrator Disqualified Because he Tells Employees What to do
  10. Hawaii Ranks 46th for Gun Ownership
  11. BioMess: Hu Honua Loophole Allows Importation of Wood to Burn
  12. State’s Ruling Party Gears up for ‘Day of Resistance’
  13. State’s First Weed Store to Open Aug 15
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Monday, August 7, 2017
August 7, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:22 PM :: 3584 Views
  1. DoE Student Absenteeism Over 20%
  2. Rail Stations Designed to Profit KSBE, HECO, First Hawaiian
  3. Why Hawaii Isn't Rich Like Texas
  4. NY Child Molester Approved by Hawaii DHS as Foster Parent
  5. Legislators Create System for Politically Connected Landowners to Rake in Megabucks from Carbon Credit Scams
  6. Up Country Maui Residents May Get Nothing Out of A&B Water Settlement
  7. Styrofoam Ban Before Honolulu Council Wednesday
  8. How Jones Act Causes Traffic Jams
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Sunday, August 6, 2017
August 6, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:46 PM :: 3924 Views
  1. This Day in History: Truman Announces Hiroshima Bombing
  2. The Grand Skim of Things (Part 1)
  3. Laughed out of Court, Lawsuit Fails to Force US Unilateral Disarmament
  4. To Pay for Rail Curb costly retirement benefits for government workers
  5. Peter Apo: Loss of TMT would do cultural damage
  6. Not Dead Three Years Later, Corporate Lobbyist Used ‘Terminal’ Cancer in Assisted Suicide Sales Pitch
  7. High flying: Councilmembers Party in Japan on pCard
  8. Maui: 13,496 Units Needed to Meet Demand for Affordable Housing
  9. Maui Meeting Held to Justify $205M in Rate Hikes to Pay for Solar Schemers Profits
  10. Infighting, Retaliation at Hawaii Paroling Admin
  11. News Flash: Criminals Usually Don’t Get Their Shots
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Saturday, August 5, 2017
August 5, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:30 PM :: 3311 Views
  1. Seafarers’ irrational opposition to Sen McCain’s Jones Act reform bill
  2. Second Amendment Guarantee Act Would Protect Popular Rifles, Shotguns from Antigun Politicians
  3. Trump - Kim summit in Hawaii?
  4. Why a Tax on Soda is Unhealthy
  5. OHA committee pledges 'aggressive position' on Mauna Kea management
  6. Thompson’s voice needed on TMT
  7. DBEDT, Solar Scammers Seek GEMS Secrecy
  8. Police Commission selects consultant to help pick a chief
  9. Homeless relocation program has helped hundreds return to mainland
  10. Kona Homeless Refuse to Accept Shelter Spaces at New ‘Camp’
  11. Disability?  Yep Hawaii’s Got a Tax for That
  12. Activists fuel public’s disconnect from modern agriculture—and it hurts farmers
  13. Tulsi Gabbard panders to Anti-GMO Morons (Again)
  14. Judge issues stay to stop all Sand-Mining
  15. Zimmerman vs. Slom, Round 2
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Friday, August 4, 2017
August 4, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:08 PM :: 3922 Views
  1. Hawaii Value of $100? -- $84.18
  2. Caldwell, Ige: Least Transparent in Hawaii History
  3. HD48 and SD24 to be Open Seats in 2018 Election
  4. HART Burns Millions on ‘Art’, Embossed Columns
  5. Hawaii Burns Down Rainforest for ‘Renewable’ Biofuels
  6. Chinatown: Caldwell’s Dim Bulb-outs Become Homeless Camps
  7. Kona: Homeless Keep their Needles, Leave Truckloads of Trash Behind
  8. Former HPD officer convicted of child sex assault crimes now facing civil suit
  9. Pie Meet Sky: 80K Tech Jobs for Hawaii
  10. We’re mad as hell, and wearing it like a medal
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Thursday, August 3, 2017
August 3, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:35 PM :: 3591 Views
  1. Anti-Telescope Protesters Fight with Police in effort to Create Incident
  2. Hawaii, 2017: 15 Cases of Rat Lungworm and Counting
  3. Hawaii Among States with Least Student Debt
  4. Break the Government Monopoly on Flood Insurance
  5. Rail Budget Pays to Repave Prison Parking Lot--HDOT Milks Rail Budget to Pay for Kam Hwy Repaving Beyond Middle Street
  6. Star-Adv: Robbins Hire a Hail Mary for HART
  7. Tokuda announces plans to run for lieutenant governor
  8. HSTA Gains Total Control over DOE
  9. Hawaii Smart Grid: Want vs. Need
  10. Statewide natural gas rate hike awaits PUC approval, costs could increase 15%
  11. Caldwell’s Complete Streets—A Scam to Keep Locals Out
  12. Soft on Crime: Judge gives career criminal another sentencing reprieve
  13. Harry Kim Declares Emergency so he can Build Homeless Tent City at Copper-Laden Construction Site
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Wednesday, August 2, 2017
August 2, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:02 PM :: 3773 Views
  1. Matson: Construction-Related Shipments Down
  2. Honolulu Among 10 Worst Markets for House Flippers
  3. Compact Impact: Trump Admin Sends Another $3M
  4. Oahu Republicans Go Door-to-Door
  5. Mike Huckabee to Speak at Hawaii Republican Fundraiser
  6. Secret UPW Contract Gives 7.2% Raise, $2000 Bonus 
  7. HMSA Seeks seek 27.1% Obamacare hike
  8. OHA to Sue UH Over Telescope ‘Mismanagement’ (Next Stop Canary Islands)
  9. Caldwell’s Sec 8 Program Designed to Hide Fraud
  10. 796 AC Units Installed in Schools
  11. More Secrecy: State issues gag order as investigation continues into death of Hawaii island toddler
  12. Homeless Tweekers Sink Boat in Ala Wai Canal
  13. Latest Sweep Makes Bums Interested in Finally Accepting Shelter 
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Tuesday, August 1, 2017
August 1, 2017 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:04 PM :: 3941 Views
  1. 1853 Hawaiian Mission to Marquesan Cannibals
  2. Secret Rail Meetings at Legislature
  3. Hawaii not College-Ready -- Second lowest median scores on ACT
  4. Crosswalk Cellphone Ban: Just because something is a good idea doesn’t mean it’s a good law
  5. Ige Seeks Comment on Nominees for 3rd Circuit Court
  6. HART officials to meet with bond rating agencies in San Francisco
  7. E-W Center Features in 2017 Congressional Pig Book
  8. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted August 1, 2017
  9. Peter Apo Reinventing OHA
  10. Akana: OHA Criminal Behavior has been going on for A Very Long Time
  11. HECO Public Meetings to Discuss Plan for Massive Rate Hikes
  12. Improve Hawai’i’s Missile Defenses — Now
  13. US Intel Officials Confirm North Korea Can Strike Most Of The Homeland
  14. E-Cigs Get a Second Chance from FDA
  15. Lawsuit: Donald Trump Personally Edits Malia Zimmerman Articles
  16. HART: New CEO Hired BECAUSE OF his Conflict of Interest
  17. Message to Special Session: Don’t falter on Pension fund payments
  18. New schools superintendent to start job with BOE meeting
  19. Protest is on for telescope convoy
  20. Anti-Cane Smoke Activists behind Effort to Shut Down Tuna Fleet
  21. Kauai Police Chief Settles Claim for Mysterious 2012 ‘Incident’
  22. LED Streetlights Reduce Hawaii Co Electric Bill 50%
  23. Hawaii to Distribute Enough Drug Overdose Kits for 333 1/3 Years
  24. State certifies first of labs that will test medical marijuana products
  25. Hawaii Republican Party Hosts Successful Fundraiser
  26. Trannies in Military a Really Bad Idea
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