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Saturday, August 31, 2019
August 31, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:59 PM :: 5863 Views
  1. DOT barricades found in demonstrator's tent on Mauna Kea after Fight Breaks out Among Protesters
  2. Michael Miske Receives Notice of Violation for Kailua TVR
  3. Leaked Email: Congressman Ed Case garnering support for potential TVR bill
  4. Social Climbing: Mauna Kea demonstrations influence enrollment at Hawaiian immersion school
  5. Decision to reassign School for Deaf and Blind’s principal riles community
  6. Maui schools begin to install window AC via new DOE program
  7. Investor offers to buy back city’s problem-plagued domestic violence safe house
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Friday, August 30, 2019
August 30, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:49 PM :: 4733 Views
  1. Caldwell Admin Using Taxpayer Dollars to Fight Disclosure of Records, Emails Seized by Feds in Raids on Fasi Building
  2. Court report recommends Katherine Kealoha spend 11-14 years in prison
  3. OHA: Top 10 Employees Making Six Figures
  4. The bigger picture of the Lahaina injection well lawsuit
  5. WOTUS: Maui Mayor Makes Settlement Offer
  6. OHA Operatives Hold Keys to Mahi Pono Water Supply
  7. Honolulu ‘Disaster Plan’: Next ‘Disaster is Opportunity to Seize Your Shoreline Real Estate
  8. Oahu Ban on Plastics Takes Next Step At City Council
  9. National nonprofit raises alarms about dearth of drug treatment in islands
  10. Ten Test Cases to Force Homeless into Treatment
  11. Homeless Dude Arrested for 9000 acre Maui Arson Fire
  12. HPD Officers Still Prohibited from Displaying their Gang Tattoos
  13. Tulsi Gabbard rules out running as an independent presidential candidate
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Friday, August 30, 2019
Letters to the Editor August, 2019
By Letters to the Editor @ 3:12 AM :: 2839 Views

Open Letter: OHA Trustees must say "no" to proposals rushed through the process based on friendships and nepotism

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Thursday, August 29, 2019
August 29, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:21 PM :: 3219 Views
  1. DoH: New school immunization requirements
  2. Ige Announces Six Judicial Appointments
  3. TMT: We Won’t Be Waiting Around Two Years for You to Decide
  4. Ige explains why he couldn’t grant Mayor Kim’s wish of delaying TMT construction
  5. Protesters Hassle Prosecutor over Son’s NASA Job
  6. Lawyers Line up Everyone who ever had cancer to sue Monsanto
  7. Dairy says it has met all Shut Down requirements from DOH
  8. Kauai Property tax bill goes to mayor
  9. Ousted IBEW Officials Plead Not Guilty on 70 Counts
  10. Feds are taking over prosecution of Maui police officer
  11. Mother Listed By Hawaii As Abuser Had No Chance To Clear Her Name
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Wednesday, August 28, 2019
August 28, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:05 PM :: 5593 Views
  1. LGBT activist: Kam School girls should change in nurse’s station if they don’t like boy in locker room
  2. Batteries: Hawaii Ratepayers Give the Most to Elon Musk
  3. HECO Demands $77.5M Rate Hike to Pay for More Useless 'Variable' Green Energy
  4. Amemiya: Stop the Investigations Before they Nail my Cousin
  5. Bought n Paid for by SHOPO: Amemiya Forced to Resign from Police Commission in Graft Scandal
  6. City Leaders: Plans For Rail Work Along Dillingham ‘Not Acceptable’
  7. Legislative Leaders Need To Crack Down On Their HART Appointees
  8. Anti-Telescope Protesters to Occupy Bachman Hall until …
  9. Concerns plague Ala Wai project
  10. Child Molester Cop Gets Probation—Could Have Gotten 80 Years
  11. Moped riders pay to get their recovered stolen items back
  12. Pedestrian deaths continue to rise at record pace in Hawaii
  13. Gabbard misses the mark to qualify for next presidential debate in 2 final polls
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Tuesday, August 27, 2019
August 27, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:27 PM :: 3262 Views
  1. Maui Officer Arrested After Sex Harassment Complaints
  2. DPP Can't Handle Your Permit, but Has Time for Global Warming 'Pop-ups'
  3. Gabbard Cries 'Unfair' as Debate Qualification Deadline Looms
  4. HART Spokesman to Plead Guilty in Union Vote-Rigging Scheme
  5. TMT Warns Hawaii: You aren’t so Special, We Might Leave
  6. Katherine Kealoha’s Relatives Demand New Civil Trial Because Of Her Alleged Fraud
  7. Honolulu Invests $500,000 To Force Hardest-To-Serve Homeless into Treatment
  8. Fresh farmed ahi got away after strong opposition
  9. Long Article About CO2 Emissions from Air Travel
  10. China Slows Koolina Construction
  11. Decades Later, Families anxiously await Varona Village redevelopment deal
  12. Naalehu sewer bill scofflaws reap fines, warrants after refusing to pay for non-existent sewer service
  13. Sex offender serving intermittent term reportedly re-offends while out
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Monday, August 26, 2019
August 26, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:21 PM :: 3509 Views
  1. UH System: 1,639 make six-figure salaries
  2. DHHL must focus on its obligations
  3. More BS: Kai Kahele finds New Angle to Hype Costs on Policing Protest
  4. Anti-TMT protests affecting Big Island tourism industry
  5. KSBE Maui: Boy Switches to Girls Volleyball Lockerroom
  6. 47 Years After Title IX, Hawaii DoE Schools Still have no female Locker rooms—Motion to Dismiss Denied
  7. Hawaii hemp growers are having to destroy their plants because of high THC levels
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Sunday, August 25, 2019
August 25, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 9:05 PM :: 2683 Views
  1. With All Eyes on Mauna Kea, OHA, KSBE Insiders Make a Quick Grab for $6.7M
  2. Loophole On the Way to the Top of Mauna Kea?
  3. Hawaii: How Middle-Class Friendly is Your Community?
  4. Work on Hawaii’s $3.2B airport modernization Slowed by Ignorance, Politics
  5. Next mayor will Inherit Pile of Debt and Criminal Investigation of HART
  6. David Ige, Harry Kim play ‘who’s on first?’ as mauna protests grow
  7. TMT Designed to Discover Life on other Planets
  8. HECO Wants Another Rate Hike to Line Green Energy Scammers Pockets
  9. Hawaii has mixed record on sanctions for nurses, physicians
  10. Group hosts garage sale, hopes funds will stop Kahuku wind turbine project
  11. Short-term vacation rental rift creates a house divided in Waikiki
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Saturday, August 24, 2019
August 24, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:39 PM :: 3908 Views
  1. Oahu Traffic 4th Worst in USA
  2. DoT Among Most Inefficient: Hawaii Highways Rank 47th
  3. Make the Jones Act worse?
  4. DBEDT: Economic Outlook Stable--too Early to Detect Effects of TVR Ban
  5. Hawaiian Airlines Touts Role as 'Economic Driver'
  6. Homelessness: Ige Issues 5th Supplementary Emergency Proclamation
  7. 113 UPW Members Have Stopped Showing up for Work at Maui Jail
  8. HB398: Gut and Replace Quietly Bill Removed Three UH Regents--Including Chair, Portnoy
  9. Supreme Court: State Failed Trust Duties In Pohakuloa
  10. Court hearing for nine arrested during TMT protests draws crowd of about 200
  11. TMT Bond: Nakamura Dismisses Motion Calling for Court Order
  12. University of Hawaii regents' Mauna Kea group won't have immediate answers
  13. The Consequences Of Misinformation About Mauna Kea
  14. A&B to apply for permit to continue to take water from E. Maui
  15. Under proposal, schools would treat bullying as a major offense on par with assault
  16. Immigrants face loss of welfare and food stamps
  17. Manslaughter: Mainland Homeless Drug Addict Guilty on All Counts—Could Get Life Sentence
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Friday, August 23, 2019
August 23, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:48 PM :: 3513 Views
  1. Cool Schools? DoE Cuts a Little Red Tape
  2. Mauna Kea: Police Arrest 7, Issue 610 Citations
  3. Traffic: Number of 'Super Commuters' up 81% on Oahu
  4. Deadline Nears to Block UHPA Political Fund Deductions
  5. $15 Minimum Wage Differential for City & County of Honolulu Employees Ratified
  6. Former union boss charged in massive fraud, embezzlement indictment
  7. Lawsuit: HART COO Conspired to Bankrupt Island Air
  8. Brainstorming Beyond The Mauna Kea Standoff
  9. Star-Adv: Hirono Wrong to Compare Telescope Protesters to King, Gandhi
  10. WOTUS: 9th Circuit’s ruling expands the scope of Clean Water Act
  11. Police Shootings Board Still Unsure On Public Disclosure
  12. Councilwoman Tsuneyoshi To Biki: Pay Up For Public Space
  13. Lahaina Republican HD10 Candidate Plea Deal in Child Molestation Case
  14. Today’s Homeless Mayhem
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Thursday, August 22, 2019
August 22, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:17 PM :: 4288 Views
  1. Hawaii has 18th-lowest juvenile arrest rate in country
  2. To Keep Pushing Abortion, Hawaii and Planned Parenthood Quit Title X
  3. Hawaii Millionaire Will Go Broke Faster Than Any Other State
  4. ‘Too Busy’: Harry Kim finally gets around to holding second Telescope meeting – Without Protest Leaders
  5. Who’s Getting More Than You? Database of 14,000 State Salaries
  6. Council : HART will have to pay for Secret Employees Criminal Lawyers
  7. Hawaiian Electric proposes a rate increase
  8. Honolulu’s New Trains Could Sap Power From Nearby Buildings And Homes
  9. 20 Years Later—Court finally hears arguments in DHHL trust case
  10. Honolulu Council Suddenly Approves Ala Wai Boondoggle
  11. Second woman comes forth, alleging Maui officer tried to bribe her for sex
  12. SA Editorial: Reconciling statehood with sovereignty
  13. Sunscreen: NOAA finds 92% Brainwashed
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Wednesday, August 21, 2019
August 21, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:27 PM :: 3170 Views
  1. Hawaii Community Colleges: How Does Your School Rank?
  2. For Hawaii, Cost of Dying is Like Cost of Living
  3. Is the government helping or hurting the Hawaii economy?
  4. Caldwell Considering Possible Run For Governor
  5. Opinions on TMT issue don’t carry equal weight
  6. Maunakea used to be shared by everyone
  7. $4 million and counting: The costs of state-county response to TMT protest site
  8. Hawaii Supreme Court Stands up to Political Pressure
  9. Hawaii County debt nears half a billion
  10. UPW Malingering Causing Prison Staff Shortages--Driving Up OT Costs
  11. Kauai: Will Police Misconduct Allow Homeless Tweeker Walk after Killing Girl?
  12. Investigation launched into whether Maui officer offered to throw trial for woman he arrested
  13. KSM boys volleyball player suddenly switches to girl—Immediately Becomes National News
  14. Drone captures hidden homeless camps that dot Oahu’s south shore
  15. Kapiolani CC Enrollment Down 25%
  16. Complaints Of Unsafe, Unhealthy Housing Conditions Plague Hickam
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Tuesday, August 20, 2019
August 20, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 9:06 PM :: 2989 Views
  1. Mauna Kea: Is this all a joke now?
  2. Governor Ige, It's Time
  3. Pro-Telescope Rally Set for Thursday
  4. Police Issue 100 Tickets a Day at Protest Site
  5. After weeks of mostly silence on TMT, Ige offers no details on what’s next for conflict
  6. Mazie Hirono visits TMT protesters at Mauna Kea
  7. Cowardly Legislators Avoid Taking Position on Telescope
  8. Rejecting Telescope Will Damage Hawaii For Years to Come
  9. TMT should be built, says Hokule‘a navigator Baybayan
  10. Hawaii Supreme Court to hear case involving state’s breach of Hawaiian Homes trust
  11. City issues first 5 illegal vacation rental citations on Oahu
  12. Sen Wakai: Time to End State’s $85M/yr Solar Subsidy
  13. Aloha Stadium to be Shut Down Soon—New Boondoggle Looms
  14. Ala Wai watershed project: If you don’t do the project you won’t get the money for the project (duh)
  15. Methodology used to test water for bacteria woefully outdated
  16. DOT to take up cheaper option to address traffic near Turtle Beach
  17. Ethics complaint filed against Hawaii County Board of Ethics
  18. Critics Question Ernie Martin’s Ties To North Shore Project
  19. Native Hawaiian Health Nonprofit at Center of Federal Tax Fraud Scheme
  20. Tourism, Hawaii's biggest industry, is lowest-paying in the country, study finds
  21. Hawaii’s Only Federal Halfway House Is Closing
  22. Garbage Piles up in Chinatown as Homeless Drug Addicts Rip up Caldwell’s Bags
  23. Speeders Launch Cars Right Over Caldwell’s Roundabouts
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Monday, August 19, 2019
August 19, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:22 PM :: 4987 Views
  1. Two mass killings a world apart share a common theme: ‘ecofascism’
  2. Grassroot: Are we doomed to run out of resources?
  3. Hawaii Among Least Innovative States
  4. First Class Bribery: Honolulu Rail COO David Uchiyama
  5. How A Design Detail Caused A Multi-Million Dollar Headache For Honolulu Rail
  6. How Maui Got its Telescope Built—Despite Protesters Objections
  7. Leaders of TMT protest out for own power gain
  8. Telescope Protesters Live in Gated Communities to Keep the Rest of us Out
  9. Law can’t be based on recognizing a religion
  10. Sonny Kaniho and the road to Mauna Kea
  11. Ethics Comm Member Tries to Defend Kealoha Coverup
  12. Some Hawaii visitors stranded because of potential vacation rental cancellations
  13. Some Six-Figure Salaries At The State’s Watchdog Agencies
  14. Money Flows into Project that Does not Get the Homeless off the Streets
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Sunday, August 18, 2019
August 18, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:54 PM :: 3159 Views
  1. Leadership on the Mauna
  2. 6 candidates ‘seriously interested’ in Honolulu mayor’s race
  3. Nix HART’s $300K plea for mainland criminal lawyers
  4. UH Mauna Kea Steward: “Everybody has to get something out of it”
  5. OHA and KSBE Pony Up to Support Mauna Kea Protesters
  6. Stopping TMT won’t help Hawaiians much
  7. Telescope: Compromise or Disaster
  8. Debunking oft-cited claims abut TMT
  9. Strict state energy standards likely to raise price of home ownership
  10. Maui County residents had to make $31.13 an hour to afford two-bedroom rental last year
  11. Sell out Football Crowd a Reminder that Tearing Down Aloha Stadium is a Really Dumb Idea
  12. New Cold War: China’s surge in Pacific Islands must be addressed by U.S., Hawaii
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Saturday, August 17, 2019
August 17, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:40 PM :: 3088 Views
  1. “Absolutely never,” says Maui OHA Trustee Hulu Lindsey on TMT
  2. Big Q: Should Hawaii’s statehood be more publicly observed/ celebrated on Admission Day?  -- 52% ‘YES’
  3. Big Island mayor: Ige made ultimate call to stop arrests at TMT protest
  4. Augie T to Run for Council District 1
  5. Florence Puana speaks out on her struggle to get justice against her granddaughter Katherine Kealoha
  6. Ed Case wants Congress to end legal challenges by online vacation rental platforms
  7. ‘Residential Investor’ Tax Rate Snares Families with Cloudy Title
  8. As Recycling Scam Implodes, Local governments scrambling to find solution for household recyclables
  9. Soft on Crime: 30 Priors Out on the Street Does it again—And Gets Reduced Bail
  10. Medical center for homeless opens in Kaneohe
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Friday, August 16, 2019
August 16, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:49 PM :: 4083 Views
  1. Hawaii Statehood: Tiny 1959 opposition was anti-Japanese, not anti-American
  2. Ebbtide Waikiki: Fullard-Leo Family Fights Pimps for Control of Hotel (literally)
  3. DoE Asks Feds to Allow Revised Suspension Numbers--Claims ACLU Suit Based on DoE Inability to Get Numbers Right
  4. DBEDT Releases 2018 Hawaii Data Book
  5. End 'gut and replace'
  6. Case: Anti-Telescope Protesters ‘Would set us back a Generation’
  7. Broken Trust Figure and Larry Mehau Associate Colleen Hanabusa Running for Mayor: Former HART Chair Poses as … get this … Rail Watchdog!
  8. Gubernatorial Race 2022: Green vs Tupola—Both Candidates Oppose Telescope
  9. Hawaii county police incident commander at Mauna Kea describes ‘volatile’ situation
  10. To Create More Telescope Protesters--Statewide ‘Immersion Programs’ on Demand
  11. Police chief defends sending Maui officers to Mauna Kea—’Will Do It Again’
  12. Caldwell’s Bulky Item Scheme Purposefully Designed to Fail 
  13. Settlement progress reported in legal challenges to vacation rental law
  14. Mayor Debunks Earthjustice ‘Misinformation’: Maui County’s appeal is not to ‘gut’ the Clean Water Act
  15. Limited Training Options Worsen Hawaii’s Doctor Shortage
  16. Assisted Suicide: Alleged ‘Death Doula’ Con Artist Married to Well-Known Maui Eco-Activist
  17. Kauai Island of Retaliation: “Saliva was coming out of his mouth and (it) looked like he was going to explode.”
  18. Hawaii County Execs Score 1.25% Raise
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Thursday, August 15, 2019
August 15, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:17 PM :: 3912 Views
  1. Lyon Corruption: Secretary Bernhardt Transforms Interior’s Ethics Program
  2. University of Guam Professor Arrested for Conspiring a Bid Rigging Scheme
  3. City wants funds to hire Criminal Defense Lawyers for subpoenaed rail workers
  4. Kai Kahele Circus Trick—Falsely Claims control over Mauna Kea Access Road
  5. Telescope relocation talks atop Mauna Kea attracting new attention
  6. Retired judge testifies at grand jury hearing evidence against prosecutor’s office
  7. Vacation rental cancellations send visitors scrambling for other accommodations
  8. Honolulu Adds Inspectors To Enforce Short-Term Rental Law
  9. Maybe It’s Time To Cap The City’s Spending
  10. ‘A Real Injustice’: Katherine Kealoha Still Stands To Collect $680K From Grandmother, Uncle
  11. Gay Agenda: BOE expected to adopt changes to student misconduct rules
  12. Maui Council: Biofuel Schemer Busted for Ethics Violations (again)
  13. Hawaii County Ethics Board Pretends to Be Serious
  14. Sunscreen Hypesters Take Aim at Titanium
  15. Coco Palms Overrun With Squatters (again), Fire Department May Burn It for ‘Training Exercise’
  16. Leader of Waianae Meth Addict Camp in Delaware Promoting Homeless Tent Cities
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Wednesday, August 14, 2019
August 14, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:19 PM :: 3113 Views
  1. Hawaii: $100 Worth Only $84
  2. Gun Control Study Based on Fake Hawaii Data
  3. Hawaii 3rd-Lowest Percentage of Kids in PreSchool
  4. Lawsuit Demands HPD be Placed in Federal Receivership: Attorney for wife of Sgt. Cachola accuses HPD of harassment
  5. New Police Standards Board Is Putting Itself On Hold
  6. UPW-Controlled Jails Incompetent: As Many as 10% of Prisoners Released Incorrectly
  7. Anti-Telescope Activist Josh Green Raising Money For Governor’s Race
  8. Aquifer: Hydrologist disputes anti-TMT BS Emanating from Sierra Club
  9. Anti-Telescope Activists Claim Poll Rigged
  10. Kahuku wind farm to include 8 wind turbines as tall as 56-story buildings
  11. Renewable Energy Goals Do Not Equal Climate Change Goals
  12. Council bill freezes out non-union labor
  13. Protecting Hawaii-branding
  14. Justices: ‘Reasonable’ access to Hawaiian language immersion a constitutional right
  15. Rate Commission shooting for December finish
  16. Laniakea: Continued Finger-Pointing and Excuses
  17. News from Big Island: PETA Complains About ‘Bullying’ by Animal Liberation Nuts
  18. News from Big Island: Chem-Trail Conspiracy Theories Rage After Aeroplane Flies over Kona
  19. Soft on Crime: 4th DUI Gets 10 Days After Pulling Knife on Bartender
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Tuesday, August 13, 2019
August 13, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:07 PM :: 6324 Views
  1. Critical observation made on Maunakea during first night of return to operations
  2. Lehua Island Rat Eradication -- Two Years After the Mindless Hysteria
  3. SHOPO: Police plans to arrest TMT protesters Disrupted by ‘Politics’
  4. Longest period of downtime in the 50-year history of Mauna Kea astronomy.
  5. Threats effective at silencing pro-TMT Hawaiians
  6. How much time will the Kealohas spend in prison? The answer is not easy to figure out
  7. Rail: DAGS Refuses to Pay $11.2M Claim for Delay Caused by Contract Language Errors
  8. Extra Board Members Were Meant To Add Scrutiny On HART — But They Rarely Show Up
  9. Hawaii Legislature’s Top-Paid Officials Never Run For Office
  10. Priests of Eco-Religion Lose Funding to Brainwash Kids
  11. After Five Years of Paper Shuffling--Holiday Inn to get signs
  12. Rate Increases Now Tied to Alt Energy--Hawai`i Public Utilities Commission Transforming Utility Business Model
  13. Tax exemption creates incentive to Keep Your Title Cloudy
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Monday, August 12, 2019
August 12, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:37 PM :: 2620 Views
  1. It was 121 years ago today: Hawaii Becomes US Territory
  2. Kate Stanley Elected Chair of Hawaii Democratic Party
  3. How State Leaders Hung TMT Supporters Out To Dry
  4. Scientists prep telescopes for work after long wait
  5. Gabbard: Telescope Dishonors Hawaii
  6. Bill 40: Plastics Ban to Deepen Practice of Eco Religion on Oahu
  7. Tourists Scramble As Oahu Vacation Rentals Disappear Under New Law
  8. North Shore residents hold protest at Laniakea, ask for safety and solutions
  9. Plan for State Crack Down on Helicopters
  10. More Hawaii Students Are Leaving The State For College
  11. Naloxone Is Reversing Hundreds Of Potentially Fatal Drug Overdoses in Hawaii
  12. Makiki ‘safe house’ to become affordable housing for abused
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Sunday, August 11, 2019
August 11, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:19 PM :: 2966 Views
  1. Disciplinary Board: Lawyer Gary V Dubin Billed Client for 30 Hours in One Day
  2. Windfarms Bribe Environmentalists for Permission to Kill 300 Bats, 44 Nene
  3. Soft on Crime – Because of the Money
  4. Ige TMT: ‘FUBAR’
  5.  Telescope: “This is this is not a full return to operations”
  6. Amid protest, Hawaii astronomers lose 2000 Hours of observation time  
  7. Wait and see if city enforcement matches its tough talk against illegal vacation rentals
  8. Bill 7: Last Minute Changes Make Affordable Housing Bill Ineffective (as usual)
  9. Next Failure: HCDA Swaps Kakaako Makai Park for Aloha Stadium
  10. Parking barriers mysteriously placed at Laniakea overnight
  11. Disagreement remains over nonjudicial foreclosures by condo associations
  12. Agency sets high price for inmate release records
  13. Medicaid patients hit hurdle seeking mental health care
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Saturday, August 10, 2019
August 10, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:36 PM :: 3524 Views
  1. Astronomers Agree to Access Maunakea Through Protest Camp
  2. Honolulu City Lights non-profit display application deadline is Sept. 6
  3. HART served more subpoenas: Records and testimony requested from some employees
  4. Protesters Propose Telescope Solution: Give ‘Hawaiians’ Control of UH System
  5. Kim: ‘We still have a long ways to go’ to reach agreement
  6. Pro-Telescope Rally on Maui
  7. Maui Wind Farm Plans to Kill 44 Nene
  8. Second vacation rental lawsuit filed by Waikiki condotel
  9. Draft EA released for Kona Homeless shelter project
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Friday, August 9, 2019
August 9, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:59 PM :: 2668 Views
  1. After Years of Illegality, OHA LLCs Hand over Check Registers—Trustees Repeal Nepotism Clause
  2. UH Names Chun executive director of Maunakea stewardship
  3. Hearings to Set Rail Fares 
  4. Bridge Aina Lea: Statute of Limitations?
  5. Matson forecasts lower net income and EBITDA for 2019
  6. How really to help low-income earners
  7. Rail: Will State comptroller refuse to pay $160 million settlement with Ansaldo?
  8. Protesters May Allow a Few Astronomers to return to Maunakea
  9. School Suspensions: Busted, DoE Changes the Test Answers
  10. Will Drug Dealer Escape 20 Year Sentence Because Officer Misconduct?
  11. Millions more to be spent on Kakaako parks after state hands off to city
  12. Air conditioning systems not working in some leeward elementary classrooms
  13. 2020 ballot: Profitable Non-Profits to Loot Open Space Fund?
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Thursday, August 8, 2019
August 8, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:34 PM :: 6619 Views
  1. Ex Death-Row Inmate was Driver When Child Sex Trafficker Arrested for Manoa Robbery
  2. Efforts re-launched to impeach Kaneshiro after e-signatures denied
  3. HART employees to be questioned in federal probe
  4. $10M cracks found in West Oahu rail stations
  5. Financial impacts of short term rental law
  6. Council Chair’s Proposal To Kill HART Dies Its Own Early Death
  7. Kealoha Suit Against City, Ethics Commission Cost Over $355K
  8. Frustration mounts for Mauna Kea telescopes
  9. Law enforcement costs associated with TMT conflict Give Hawaii County Councilmembers Opportunity to Preen and Posture
  10. Hawaii DoT Still Pushing road user charge
  11. Hawai’i Climate Change Proceedings are Transforming Regulatory Arena
  12. After years of Hype, Money and Privileges, EVs are Still Less Than 1% of Hawaii Cars
  13. Eruption recovery manager faces questions and criticism from council members
  14. No Joke: Hawaii County Bus System Gets Award for ‘Planning’
  15. Hawaii Donor Money flows to Socialist and Two Russians
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Wednesday, August 7, 2019
August 7, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:52 PM :: 3226 Views
  1. Open Letter to Surfrider: Drop Laniakea Suit Before Child is Killed
  2. DHHL Seeks Developer for First Rental Complex at Moiliili Bowl-O-Drome Site
  3. Honolulu's New Short-Term Rental Ordinance Challenged In Federal Court
  4. BLNR Nominees Sought  
  5. Hooser Claims he is not Running for Chair
  6. Hawaii Democratic Party Chair Resigns
  7. Poll: After Month of Protests, 64% Still Back Telescope
  8. A bit of fake news from the protectors
  9. Local contractors lose revenue during Mauna Kea demonstrations
  10. Employees of existing telescopes say they’re ‘collateral damage’ in TMT conflict
  11. Simoleans: Kahele #2
  12. Judge to rule in Kauai TVR case
  13. City Council bill aims to ban single-use plastics
  14. DoH: We Need More Money to Save Hawaii from Surfrider’s Fake Water Testing
  15. PUC Questions HECO Plans for Rail and Ho’opili
  16. US Military Wants To Coordinate Health Care Solutions In Pacific Islands
  17. Panel: More money, more problems with wage hikes
  18. The US is seeking someone to mediate a war between seals and humans
  19. Arson at Hawaii Paroling Authority Office
  20. Gun Toting Pimp Robs Four Tourists in Manoa
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Tuesday, August 6, 2019
August 6, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:29 PM :: 2775 Views
  1. 840 Maui Hospital Workers Liberated from HGEA—UPW Next?
  2. This Day in History: Truman Announces Hiroshima Bombing
  3. Lawsuit: Hawaii DoE SPED Suspensions top in USA
  4. VIDEO: Free Market Roadshow in China
  5. Canary Island Enviros -- Hawaii Inspires us to Block Telescope from OUR Islands
  6. Lawsuit Freezes City TVR Enforcement?
  7. Caldwell Claims he is Going After TVRs
  8. Prosecutor Candidate Raises $26K
  9. Tsuneyoshi uses Taxpayer Funds to Hire PR Firm
  10. TMT not giving up on Hawaii
  11. Teacher shortage: About 600 classrooms staffed by long-term substitutes
  12. Maui Injection Wells: Enviros Overreached, now they want a Mulligan
  13. Kauai might host missile tests
  14. Eco-Religion to Bless Kona Homeless Shelter Coming
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Monday, August 5, 2019
August 5, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:26 PM :: 4136 Views
  1. OHA seeks nonprofit to administer $3 million charter school grant (again)
  2. Hawaii Doctors Least Likely to Accept Medicare
  3. Kealoha Case: Partington is Sumida’s Patsy
  4. Telescope Applies for Building Permit in Canary Islands
  5. Blaisdell P3: $772M is Just the Beginning
  6. DHHL Kalaeloa Solar Deal Challenged
  7. Money in politics: Lawmakers fundraise during legislative session
  8. How Much do HPD Officers Make?  Complete Database
  9. Soft on Crime: Man accused of shooting officer had been on parole 4 times
  10. Hawaii plastics ban legislation 'watered down' to working group
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Sunday, August 4, 2019
August 4, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:12 PM :: 2980 Views
  1. Withholding, the Root of All Evil?
  2. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted August 4, 2019
  3. Trustee: OHA Should be a Center of Influence Peddling
  4. Star-Adv: Use Federal Money to Buy off Telescope Protesters
  5. HART board says Council Reso 19-170 Could Stop Rail Construction at Middle Street  
  6. Telescope Protesters Exploit Hawaiian Infighting for Greenmail Profits
  7. Telescope Protesters Created by Taxpayer-Funded ‘Immersion Schools’
  8. Claims about TMT’s impact on watershed are just plain false, according to expert, EIS
  9. Stonewalling TMT would undermine the rule of law
  10. $350M Aloha Stadium plan has flies on it already
  11. In wake of pedestrian crash, state to look at building parking for Laniakea Beach Park
  12. Criminals Walk Free Because Police Have no System to Track Service of Warrants
  13. Federal grant helps house dozens of Oahu’s homeless
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Saturday, August 3, 2019
August 3, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:39 PM :: 3741 Views
  1. Tulsi Gabbard Thinks We’re Doomed
  2. Federal laws we could do without
  3. Laniakea Turtle Beach Pedestrian Accident Sparks Blame Game
  4. 1880: King Kalakaua Calls for Observatory to be Built in Hawaii
  5. Mufi: Tourism Industry Blindsided by City Raid on TVRs in Waikiki, Turtle Bay
  6. Kealoha’s Next Trick: Hire Attorney with Conflict of Interest, then Exploit it to Cause a Mistrial
  7. Echoing Mortgage Scammer Keanu Sai, Maui Councilmember Tamara Paltin Claims UH Lease on Mauna Kea Not Valid
  8. 100 Courses Available: UH Profs Offer Class Credit to Anti-Telescope Protesters
  9. Are CWAs Illegal?
  10. How Many Teachers will the DoE be Short This Year?
  11. Lihue Site Identified for Kauai to Build Actual Housing for Homeless
  12. Maui: Giant Diesel Plant needed to Make up for Erratic Wind and Solar
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Friday, August 2, 2019
August 2, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:16 PM :: 2911 Views
  1. Exclude 2/3 of Contractors from Bidding? Proposal on Council Agenda
  2. Mauna Kea Reopened to Hunters
  3. Telescope: OHA, Lassner Begin to Haggle over Rent Money
  4. Protester: TMT could contribute more cash to Hawaiians
  5. Mountain of lies against TMT
  6. Point-by-Point Debunk of Anti-Telescope Lies
  7. City’s new vacation rental law faces at least 2 legal challenges
  8. Missed deadline threatens $220M in federal funding for Ala Wai project
  9. $80K ‘Success’ bonus: Last Hi Tech Schemer Takes Taxpayer Money (one more time)


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Thursday, August 1, 2019
August 1, 2019 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:00 PM :: 2542 Views
  1. 9th Circuit Rejects Race-Based Voting on Guam
  2. OHA Needs a Culture of Transparency
  3. Lyon Corruption: Master Halbert gets 18 Months
  4. "F" Again -- Hawaii Manufacturing and Logistics Scorecard
  5. Hawaii 5th-Highest Gasoline Taxes
  6. Hawaii Attorney General Urges Ban on Firefighting Foam
  7. Stossel and Akina talk ‘dirty dozen’ at FreedomFest 2019
  8. 1853 Hawaiian Mission to Marquesan Cannibals
  9. Kamala Harris Campaign Blames Russia for Humiliation by Tulsi Gabbard
  10. $100M Showdown Looms With Howard Hughes Over Parcels On Rail Route
  11. Telescope staff secure facilities before storms
  12. Spain: ‘Unanimous’ support if TMT project were to relocate
  13. OHA Hack Watson: The Protest is More Valuable than the Telescope
  14. Crackdown on Oahu vacation rentals could hurt tourism
  15. More Transfer Stations Closed Because UPW Members Can’t be Bothered to Show up for Work
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