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Monday, September 30, 2013
September 30, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:20 PM :: 3447 Views
  1. 'Shamanic Energy Practitioners': Burn the GMO Fields, Then Burn Them Again
  2. ‘They can still poison without fear’: Bette Midler unhappy that Kauai didn’t outlaw GMOs
  3. Another Six Degrees of Monsanto
  4. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted September 30, 2013
  5. Star-Adv: "Obamacare will mean higher premiums for thousands"
  6. Hawaii State Salaries 2013: More Employees Making More Money
  7. Call a Special Session to Reform Education in Hawaii
  8. Top MIT scientist: Newest UN climate report is ‘hilariously’ flawed
  9. Reporter: I stopped Smoking Marijuana Because it Made Me Too Paranoid

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Sunday, September 29, 2013
September 29, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:06 PM :: 3835 Views
  1. Ewa, Kona, Kahului, Lihue: Local Communities Organize Against Gay Marriage
  2. Hanabusa: Unacceptably Shameful Extremists Recklessly Recruiting Republican Candidate for Senator from Hawaii
  3. Republicans Pass Compromise Funding Bill, Pay for Troops: Now Democrats Threaten Government Shutdown
  4. Follow The Money:  'Natural' Supplement Industry Pays for Anti-GMO Activists
  5. Kauai Anti-GMO Pesticide measure passes council committee
  6. HCIA: Amendments Were Sorely Needed
  7. Rapozo Only Councilmember Willing to Make the Tough Vote
  8. Occupy Sues to Help Homelessness Stay Homeless
  9. Grants-in-Aid: Council, Mayor Fight for Control of Slush Fund
  10. Kapaia Bridge: How Kauai County Makes a $25K job cost $1.2M
  11. Voices of all Hawaiians need to be heard on the upcoming special legislative session
  12. Building Industry Association ends Parade of Homes after 56 years due to Lack of New Homes
  13. UH Professors Claim they are Productive
  14. Private company is on track to acquire affordable housing
  15. Shapiro: How to Get Sludge Returned in 1 Easy Lesson

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Saturday, September 28, 2013
September 28, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:00 PM :: 3191 Views
  1. More Papaya Trees Chopped as Anti-GMO Councilmembers Demand List of Future Targets
  2. A Week on an Island of Angst
  3. Kym Pine: Progress Against Illegal Dumping
  4. VIDEO: HSTA Leaders talk about priorities for 2013-2014
  5. Progressives: Hawaii Ranks #2 in Progressive Agenda for Women
  6. Hawaii SAT Scores Remain Stagnant
  7. Mercado Kim for Congress?
  8. Accidents Expose Permits not Being Followed
  9. Panel reconsiders sections of pesticide/GMO legislation
  10. Chevron's Hawaii refinery to Close or Sell?
  11. Government Shutdown Propaganda Floods Airwaves
  12. State’s Catchment Policy Hits Vets
  13. Guilty: Fake Ministry Camouflaged Long-Term Marijuana Trafficking Organization

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Friday, September 27, 2013
September 27, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:37 PM :: 5870 Views
  1. DCCA Report: Obamacare Will Double Cost of Hawaii Health Insurance by 2014
  2. Report: Anti-GMO Activists Cause Cancer on Kauai
  3. PHOTOS: Campbell HS Students Rally for AC
  4. Statewide Student Survey Will Grade Teachers
  5. DoE Buys 'Common Core' K-6 Reading Program for Statewide Use
  6. DHHL: Implication that Leases are being Cancelled without Foreclosure Prevention Effort 'Simply not True'
  7. HPR: Grassroot Institute on the “Critical State of Hawaii’s Unfunded Liabilities”
  8. Hawaii Elites Pay to Protect Themselves from Obamacare--Displace 10,000 Patients 
  9. Who Will See the Newly Insured?
  10. Bart Dame: Louisiana Jungle Primary Coming to Hawaii
  11. Star-Adv: Kauai Council Should Table Pesticide Bill
  12. H-1 Freeway PM contraflow project stalled, no explanation
  13. Maui News: Council Post Office Investigation Serves no Purpose
  14. 5 Students Convicted as part of Homosexual Rape Gang Case at Blind-Deaf School
  15. Kaiser High parents defend principal being investigated
  16. Hawaii Solar Boom Going Bust
  17. Borreca: Tax Credit Scam Should be Launched to Promote Business Travel
  18. Key tourism market, spending shrink
  19. Lawsuit: HCCC Cellblock Burned While Guards Slept
  20. Sludge May be Returned to Hawaii Kai
  21. Dietary Supplement Blamed for 10 Cases of Liver Failure
  22. Abercrombie, Wife Flee to France 

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Thursday, September 26, 2013
September 26, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:16 PM :: 3921 Views
  1. Gay Marriage: “Let the People Decide” Rally October 28
  2. Gill: "Lazy Democrats Might Support Other Parties" After we Close Primary
  3. Lawsuit: Ratepayers Challenge Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative
  4. ECrim: Hawaii Political Criminals Now Protected by $1000 Paywall
  5. HI lawmakers spend campaign cash on mannequin, Pathfinder and other oddities
  6. Lerner’s out at IRS, but Hawaii tea parties still want answers
  7. Par Petroleum Completes Acquisition of Tesoro Refinery
  8. Molasses Spill Hype Orchestrated to Boost Schatz Campaign
  9. Dems Argue Case for Closed Primary
  10. Teachers, Students to Rally for AC in ‘Hot, Cramped’ Classrooms
  11. Ex-aide charged in Blind-Deaf school sex assault
  12. Star-Advertiser Starts Running Homeless Industry Propaganda Again
  13. Sierra Club launches ad blitz Supporting Kakaako over Koa Ridge
  14. Electric Car $2000 Damage After Hitting 3" Pothole
  15. Maui Council Discusses How Best to Time Phony Scandal for Mayoral Election

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Wednesday, September 25, 2013
September 25, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:22 PM :: 3529 Views
  1. Hawaii insurance firms launch campaign to counter misperceptions about Obamacare
  2. Hawaii GOP Takes on Obamacare: "Make DC Listen"
  3. PJ: Obamacare Wedding Tax (You're better off divorced and living together)
  4. Feds Indict “United Samoan Organization” Prison gang
  5. UH Med School Releases Hawaiian-Pacific Health Study
  6. Abercrombie Appoints Kido, Lau to Staff Positions
  7. Council backs off water board takeover
  8. Lerner's out at IRS, but Hawaii tea parties still want answers
  9. Kauai Wants 'Day of Peace' from Anti-GMO Thugs
  10. Maui News: Big Cable Savings 'Peanuts', Energy Developers Love Hawaii's High Rates
  11. How HCDA Closes off Community Participation
  12. AG denounces Aid in Dying ad
  13. Makaha Elementary School teachers and staff have unique way to combat Absenteeism
  14. Riviere, Blocking Solution to Turtle Worship Traffic, Tossed off Commission by DoT
  15. After Two Years of ‘Consultations’ MECO Suggests Rolling Blackouts as Power Line Alternative
  16. US Territories Squeezed by Obamacare, EPA
  17. Whale Worship Industry Worried about Delisting Proposal
  18. Kauai Charter Proposal to Rearrange Council
  19. Dope 'Minister' to Plead Guilt to being Dope Pusher
  20. 10 priors, 20 years, already out: Man who took news cameraman hostage arrested again
  21. Thief Threatens Victims, Gets Early Release

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Tuesday, September 24, 2013
September 24, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:32 PM :: 4388 Views
  1. GMOs: Abercrombie to Impose Pesticide Standards, Setbacks on Farmers
  2. Kauai MMA Fighter Leading Protests Threatens to "grab" Seed Farmers
  3. VIDEO: Angered by Electric Bill, Hilo Man Chains Himself to HELCO Front Door
  4. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted September 23, 2013
  5. Study Looks at Mexican Immigrants to Hawaii
  6. Borreca to Legislators: "Force churches to marry gay couples"
  7. Hollywood Pushes Gay Marriage on Hawaii
  8. October 1: Obama, Senate Democrats Threaten to Shut Down Government to Save Obamacare
  9. HMSA-Kaiser Monopoly Connector Criticized by Star-Adv
  10. Mermaid is anti-GMO 'Expert' at Hawaii Co Hearing
  11. EPA to investigate Matson spill
  12. HCC put on warning by accreditation team--Challenge Online Courses
  13. Occupy Sues City Over Homeless Sweeps (Again)
  14. Hawaii Ag Theft Becomes International News
  15. Lawsuit alleges teacher assault
  16. Dobelle: Hired Again, in Trouble Again
  17. Attention: Geothermal Drilling is not 'Fracking'
  18. Honolulu Home Prices Rising Fastest in USA 
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Monday, September 23, 2013
September 23, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:00 PM :: 3913 Views
  1. First Amendment: 14 Gay Marriage Laws vs Abercrombie
  2. A Federal Government Shutdown Could Save Hawaii from Obamacare
  3. HMAA, UHA Under Pressure as State Sells HMSA, Kaiser Policies
  4. High Cost of Living Suppresses Dissent
  5. Push Renewed for $1.28/gal Soda Tax
  6. Big Cable Pitchman Claims Electric Bills Will Drop
  7. Global Warming to be Excuse for Millions More in Spending
  8. Star-Adv: Let Get pay Hikes for All DoE Bureaucrats
  9. Work on H-1 ZipperLane put on hold for evaluation
  10. Sovereignty Fraudster Points Finger at OHA
  11. $10M Plus in Molasses Penalties, Matson Balks 
  12. Maui County pays $7500 to settle Homosexual Rape lawsuit against Officer
  13. Nearly 4,000 Hunting Licenses in 2012
  14. Historic WW-II Barbers Point Housing District Decimated, Fire Drill Ghost Town
  15. 1970 Flashback: Fong Beats Inouye Machine

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Sunday, September 22, 2013
September 22, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:38 PM :: 3648 Views
  1. Quoted Study, Missing Important Caveat, is Misleading
  2. Sex, drugs and Obamacare: Questions get personal, with no privacy guarantee
  3. DoE Principals Evaluation System Heading to Arbitrator -- after Nine Years
  4. Initiative for privatization of hospitals remains alive
  5. Sweeps are Helping Push Homeless into Shelters
  6. Kakaako Follows Discredited Urban Planning Approach
  7. When UH asks for money, Legislature say no, no, no
  8. Preschool: Artificial Crisis Creates Possibilities
  9. Hawaii National Guard discuss possible changes as budget cuts loom
  10. The FCC ignores local TV news’ quiet consolidation strategy
  11. Kahuku Residents Refuse Buy Offer, Sue
  12. GMOs Key to Kauai's Future
  13. Geothermal Health Study Published
  14. 1970s 'Energy House' Sat Abandoned, Full of Rats
  15. Tsunami Debris: Ecos Saddened over loss of Hype
  16. H-Power: Subcontractors Sue Parsons over Change Orders

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Saturday, September 21, 2013
September 21, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:30 PM :: 4031 Views
  1. Obamacare: Four Things Hawaii Health Connector Isn’t Telling You
  2. Gentry Pacific Deal: Akana Sues, Alleges OHA Abuse of Executive Sessions
  3. Matson: State DoT Suspected Molasses Leak in 2012
  4. Taxpayers on hook for Honolulu Harbor molasses clean up
  5. UHERO: Hawaii's Energy Future
  6. Life, Liberty and Property: Robert Thomas Talks To Grassroot Institute
  7. State RFP for "Integrated Financial and Human Resources Management System"
  8. Only 186 Civil Unions in 2013
  9. Art Censor to Choose Art for Rail Stations
  10. Unscientific: Anti-GMO, Anti-Fracking Hype Rejected by Progressives
  11. Gabbard Outraged Over Non-Existent 'Monsanto Protection Act'
  12. Honolulu ‘Bike Mom’ to Run for City Council
  13. Lawmakers seek charity to fund 'return-to-home'
  14. Oahu Electric Rates Drop as Oil Cost Drops
  15. HECO starts new policy on PV purchases
  16. Dobelle refuses to step down after reports criticize his spending
  17. Former DoE Teacher to be Tried in Hilo Shooting?  Psychiatrists Disagree
  18. Another Day, Another Escape
  19. Spanish Firms Complete Dome for Haleakala -- World’s Largest Solar Telescope

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Friday, September 20, 2013
September 20, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:53 PM :: 4978 Views
  1. Slom: Rally for Traditional Marriage Planned for Special Session
  2. Close Dem Primary? State Claims Hawaii Already has 'Vibrant Multi-Party System'
  3. HI makes progress on ACA, but one lawmaker isn’t celebrating
  4. Hawaii Scores 'C' for Jail Diversion of Mentally Ill
  5. UHERO: School Furloughs = Less Crime
  6. Education: GEAR-UP Hawaii to be Focus of Briefing
  7. NCQA: Kaiser Hawaii Ranks 25th in Nation
  8. State Pretends to Reveal Details of Health Plans
  9. Feds release $236M for Honolulu’s rail mass-transit project
  10. Unions Spared From Property Taxes After Honolulu Mayor Defers His Own Bill
  11. PBS, Atheists Push to Eject Churches from Renting School Facilities
  12. Jobless rate dips as Hundreds Quit Looking
  13. Future Caucus Represents Millennials' Frustration
  14. 'Clean Elections' Advocates Nailed by Campaign Spending Commission (again)
  15. Hawaii PUC dismisses claims to disqualify law firm from Lanai wind farm project
  16. Convention center will remove shroud from controversial mural
  17. Hawaii prison guard files sexual harassment lawsuit
  18. Soft on Crime: Accused Murderer Gets New Trial on Home Invasion
  19. Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar would ship molasses directly from Maui to Mainland
  20. Feds Delay Final Coral Rule in Hawaii
  21. KSBE Undermines Buyer for no Particular Reason

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Thursday, September 19, 2013
September 19, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:53 PM :: 4774 Views
  1. Full Text: Hawaii Mormon Church Letter focuses on Religious Exemption
  2. Reports Raise Question of Waianae Sludge Permit Violation
  3. NOAA Marine Sanctuary Business Advisory Council Forming
  4. Smart Business Hawaii Banquet Friday
  5. Barking Sands: Most Sophisticated Test Yet Knocks Missile out of Space
  6. UHERO: The Unintended Consequences of Affordable Housing Policy
  7. Hanabusa Threatens to Scale back Campaign
  8. Gay Marriage Lawsuit Waits on Special Session
  9. Protest march Sat 10AM planned to demand art mural be uncovered
  10. Mural: Leftist Pines for Days of Political Correctness 'Seminars'
  11. HIOSH Kicks Feds out Just in Time for Rail, Kakaako
  12. Did Top UH Executive Falsify Resume?
  13. UH Electric Bill $35M -- $2500 per Student
  14. Geothermal: Hydrogen Sulfide is Just Like Viagra
  15. Maui Resident Successful Appeal Against $3000 Solar Study Fee
  16. No Joke: Superfund Money Is Available for Honolulu Molasses Spill
  17. Hawaii Health Connector Expects Rush Before Christmas
  18. Non-Profit Homeless for Three Years After Tax Hike
  19. Global Warmers Ignored as They Urge Retreat from Hawaii Shorelines
  20. Worthless Anti-GMO Activists cost county
  21. Hawaii's last living Medal of Honor hero is hailed by Congress

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Wednesday, September 18, 2013
September 18, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:25 PM :: 4521 Views
  1. Decline in Pacific Currencies: Crisis or More Adjustment to Come?
  2. H-Power Recognized for Excellence in Waste to Energy
  3. UH leads initiative to build state’s multilingual workforce
  4. 'Green' Financiers: Hawaii has most 'diverse' tax credit, subsidy opportunities
  5. Abe: Shame on ACLU for Abandoning First Amendment rights
  6. No Complaint About Religious Freedom? Abercrombie Caught in a Lie
  7. Gay Democrat Leader Lies About Children (Again)
  8. State Claims Open Primary has Created 'Vibrant Multiparty System' (LOL!)
  9. Obamacare: More for Haoles & Japanese, Less for Hawaiians
  10. Obamacare forks out $6.7M to 'Community Groups', They demand More
  11. HHSC: Banner Promised Massive Pay Hike to HGEA, UPW Staff 
  12. UH Prof Warned of Pension Crisis 40 Years Ago
  13. Change 'affordable housing' rules
  14. Hawaii Charter Schools in Limbo Over Teacher Evaluations
  15. DOE execs due to get pay raises
  16. Geothermal? OHA, DLNR to Develop Management plan for Wao Kele O Puna
  17. Hounded by Dive Tour Operators, and Animal Liberation Nuts, Governor considers West Hawaii fishery rules
  18. Council Notices Don’t Comply with Sunshine Law
  19. More Retaliation: Kauai Mayor Puts County auditor on hot seat
  20. Hawaii County Property tax staff under scrutiny for Moonlighting as Realtors
  21. Pigs Feed at Trough of Hawaii Co Gov't Waste (Literally)
  22. Homosexuals May not be Removed from Juries
  23. Marijuana Concentrate: 100% THC and Legal with a Prescription
  24. Anti-Plastic Nuts to gather on Oahu, Plan next Tax hike
  25. Senator, Residents voice opposition to non-existent geothermal fracking

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Tuesday, September 17, 2013
September 17, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:13 PM :: 4604 Views
  1. US Civil Rights Commissioners: Akaka Tribe Executive Order would be Unconstitutional
  2. Accused Child Molester Ran Mortgage Scam from Restaurant Row Office
  3. NY Bank Collects Royalties on Hawaii Windfarms
  4. Public Comment Open on Maui District Court Nominees
  5. Matson Claims Customer Rates Will not be Affected by Molasses Spill
  6. HPU is Named Hawaii's "Military Friendly" University
  7. Hawaii Health Connector: State-Contracted Telemarketers Now Selling Subsidized HMSA, Kaiser Policies
  8. Ranked Among Top 10 State Government Websites
  9. Full Text: Kapolei-Makakilo Neighborhood Board Passes Resolutions Against Ho'opili, Ewa Development Plan
  10. GOP: Make Your Voice Heard in Special Session
  11. HIRA: Illinois Defeated Gay Marriage, We Can Too
  12. Bribery, Jones Act: FBI Investigated Inouye, Matson
  13. UHWO Deals give Atheists Chance to Hit Catholics, Jews
  14. Rail construction restarts after year delay
  15. Grabauskas: "Setting a new standard for urban development."
  16. NEA, Abercrombie weigh in on Convention Center art controversy
  17. Hawaiian Fishermen Push for De-Listing of Previously Endangered Species
  18. OCCC guards face criminal charges
  19. Prisoner Accused of Lesbian Rape
  20. Obamacare will question your sex life
  21. 'Manoa Rapist' denied parole -- Lawsuit Threatened
  22. State starts up language learning initiative
  23. More Federal Spending Cuts Coming?
  24. Navy Yard Shooting: Failure of Mental Health Care System 

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Monday, September 16, 2013
Letters to the Editor September, 2013
By Letters to the Editor @ 5:43 PM :: 6948 Views
  • Anti-Aquarium Activist: 'You Stink'
  • Closing Ewa Village Post Office Does Not Make Any Sense At All
  • Rail: Am I Missing Something?
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Monday, September 16, 2013
September 16, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:52 PM :: 3340 Views
  1. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted September 16, 2013
  2. Hilo: Akina, Hansen to Discuss Jones Act With Portuguese Chamber, ConFor
  3. Big Money Players Grabbing for Big Cable Contract
  4. HART Aims to Give Impression of Done Deal
  5. Ruptured Molasses Pipe is State property
  6. Mililani, Mormons, and Filipinos: Mainland Homosexuals Deploy Salami Tactics
  7. Legal Options to Defend Against Censorship of Mural
  8. Hawaii 2nd Best for Solar Scammers
  9. How Much Does an HPD Motorcade Cost?
  10. UH-Manoa slips in top-colleges list
  11. No half-measures for UH athletics

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Sunday, September 15, 2013
September 15, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:17 PM :: 3858 Views
  1. Gay Advocate: ‘Martyr’ Matt Shepard Killed by Homosexuals not Homophobes
  2. Questionable Paradox Exists for Affordable Housing
  3. Councilmember Pine Demands Investigation of Illegal Dumping on Ag Land
  4. DC Lawyers: Abercrombie's Marriage Bill "By far the Most Extreme in USA"
  5. Rep Har: Abercrombie Bill Violates State Constitution
  6. Shapiro: Getting rid of artwork takes protecting sacred too far
  7. GOP Reps: Gay Marriage Not a Done Deal
  8. Water Board to be on November Ballot, Sidewalk Sleeping Banned
  9. Council OKs $20M property tax hike
  10. Seed Companies: 50 Years in Hawaii Before Protesters Targeted them
  11. DoT Owns Pier With Faulty Molasses Pipe: State Points Finger at Feds
  12. Fracking is America's Best Anti-Poverty Program
  13. CNHA: DHHL Leases Should be Treated Like Mortgages
  14. A Leftist Comes to Hawaii: How We Got Her to Leave
  15. Park Service wants Keauhou groundwater managed
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Saturday, September 14, 2013
September 14, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:29 PM :: 4055 Views
  1. Gay Marriage Bill Violates First Amendment
  2. Anti-Aquarium Nuts Attack Big Isle Fisherman For Catching Delicious Tiger Shark
  3. Former HI House candidate sentenced in $1.5 million ponzi scheme
  4. State says LNG is Hawaii’s next energy source
  5. $340K in Fines: Hawaii Wins Back OSHA Job After Unicold Raid
  6. Event Celebrates Military Volunteers at Hawaii Schools
  7. Nine Schools Receive Adjustments to Strive HI Performance System Results
  8. Par Petroleum Announces $200M Stock Deal to Fund Tesoro Buy
  9. Fraudster on PR Blitz as HELCO Geothermal Decision Looms
  10. "Intervenors" Good for interisland cable process
  11. Abercrombie Conspires With Senate Democrats
  12. 3 charter schools’ ‘priority’ status is lifted
  13. 43% of Big Isle Homeless are Mentally Ill
  14. City Council panel signs off on Koa Ridge rezoning plan
  15. Unpaid Volunteers Keep UH Athletic Department Rolling
  16. HPD Lieutenant Trail Delayed: Officer Unavailable to Testify
  17. Former officer, ex-girlfriend clash over claims in pot case

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Friday, September 13, 2013
September 13, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:10 PM :: 6266 Views
  1. HMSA 'Dumping' Thousands of Policies, Blames Obamacare
  2. Molasses Mess: Abercrombie Deflects Blame for Lax Inspections
  3. Can Small Business Lending Become Big Business for Hawaii Credit Unions?
  4. Akana: OHA Should Consider Suing HCDA Over Kakaako
  5. Legislative Briefing: Priorities for Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander Health
  6. Hawaii Dems Primary is 'Personal and Ugly' 
  7. Abercrombie Hollering, Impatient, Slaps at Windfarm Critics
  8. How Renewable Portfolio Standards Can Subvert Your Economy
  9. Lawsuit accuses biomass plant developers of fraud
  10. Groups given more say on undersea cable issue
  11. OHA putting its mission at risk
  12. Honolulu's water board still sending out Estimated Bills
  13. Gay Activist, AG Team up to Take $1.5M from Catholic School
  14. Will a New Mentoring Program Keep Hawaii Teachers on the Job?
  15. Hawaii's Biggest Story Broken by Non-Journalists
  16. Horizontal Water Well Would Knock 15% off Kauai Electric Bill
  17. Ford Uses 'Birther' Tactic in Hawaii Co Lawsuit
  18. Waipahu Coach Found Not Guilty
  19. Former House Candidate Gets Four Year Federal Sentence
  20. Former Prison Guard on Trial for Shooting Woman
  21. New company approved to sell health insurance in Hawaii
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Thursday, September 12, 2013
September 12, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:28 PM :: 3772 Views
  1. Man at center of university procurement scandal back on the job
  2. HPU Rises in U.S. News & World Report rankings
  3. Oversight of Home-Community Based Services Working Group to Meet
  4. Battleship Missouri Reenlistment Ceremony Marks September 11
  5. Rail construction to resume Monday after council expedites approvals
  6. Church Pushes Back Against Atheist Lawsuit
  7. Lobbying expected to target legislators in House
  8. Mainland Homosexuals Top Spending Lobbyists in 2013
  9. Homosexual Prostitute Gets Life for Murdering Homosexual Customer
  10. Hawaii counting on LNG, undersea cable and geothermal to meet renewable energy goal
  11. Board of Water Supply: The nightmare continues
  12. Love Hawaii schools? Open the Department of Education's Books
  13. Hawaii schools now evaluated through student growth
  14. US Senate Judiciary Defines What a Journalist Is
  15. How 'Funding Regulations' Keep UH Students from Graduating on Time
  16. Oi: Stop Listening to the public
  17. Matson could face millions in federal fines after molasses spill
  18. Religious freedom defense quashed in marijuana case
  19. Parole Board Cuts Big Island woman's killer sentence, Parole in 2023

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Wednesday, September 11, 2013
September 11, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:41 PM :: 3883 Views
  1. September 11 Commemoration, Flags at Half-Staff
  2. Slideshow: Hawaii 9-11 Victims
  3. Honolulu Mayor leading Sept. 11 remembrance ceremony
  4. What Shoes Are You Wearing Today?
  5. New Study Demonstrates Critical State of Hawaii's Unfunded Liabilities
  6. Rate Hike Coming? New Prelim Flood Insurance Maps Released
  7. Wounded Warriors: Hawaii football team failing to generate points, revenue
  8. Obama to Nominate Kiaaina for Interior Post
  9. Video: Roger Epstein talks with Grassroot Institute
  10. Hawaii Veterans' Memorial: State Task Force Seeks Input
  11. UH Presidential Selection Committee outreach underway
  12. Fourteen top-performing public schools awarded $1 million
  13. Public school parents encouraged to complete federal survey cards
  14. Big Island Lawmakers: Special Session 'Hail Mary', House a 'Wildcard'
  15. Council to vote on Massive Property Tax Hike for Elderly
  16. Kauai Council defers Anti-GMO Bill 2491, again
  17. Delegation Stories Differ on How Much Pork Hawaii getting
  18. Is Hawaii Living Up to the Rhetoric on Clean Energy?
  19. Star-Adv: School AC Not Worth $1B
  20. Political Insiders Get $200M for Seawater AC Scheme
  21. What Kickstarting Classrooms Says About Hawaii Schools
  22. Lawsuit claiming rape filed against former HPD officer
  23. MMMC faces lawsuit by registered nurses
  24. Sovereignty Mortgage Scammer Attacks McKinley Statue to Advance His Scam
  25. Koa Ridge Meeting Violates Sunshine Law?
  26. Waianae company accused of illegally dumping before
  27. Age 18-21? Marijuana Legal,  Tobacco Illegal
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Tuesday, September 10, 2013
September 10, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:56 PM :: 4785 Views
  1. Abercrombie Calls Special Session to Force Gay Marriage
  2. Spontaneous Protests Against Gay Marriage
  3. Souki: No Amendments Will be Allowed on Gay Marriage Bill
  4. GOP: Abercrombie Strong-Arms Legislature for Gay Marriage
  5. Abercrombie: Expect Bisexual Polyamorist Lawsuit Within Year
  6. Deadline Sept 27: $30M Available For New Round of Hi-Tech Scam Companies
  7. Expensive Energy Efficiency: Hawaii Top Spender
  8. ‘Green’ Energy Lobbyists Rate Hawaii C-
  9. Big Cable at Center of New State Energy Policy
  10. NB to HTA: "Stop Promoting Kailua as a Tourist Destination"
  11. UH System Enrollment Drops 2.2%
  12. When Obamacare 'Navigators' Ask If You're Qualified, You Should Ask Them About Identity Theft
  13. States Offer Tax-Filing Guidance for Same-Sex Couples
  14. Supporting small business and free enterprise on Maui
  15. Honolulu Mayor leading Sept. 11 remembrance ceremony
  16. Gay Marriage Bill No Longer Recognizes Constitutional Right to Refuse
  17. Rep Oshiro: People of faith need equal protection and freedom, too
  18. Abercrombie Falsely Claims No Suit Filed Against Civil Unions Exemption
  19. Abercrombie Calls Special Session to Give Gays a Tax Cut
  20. Rhoads Cheers as Atheists Strip $1.5M from School in his District
  21. Council clears way for restart of rail plan
  22. Claim: Big Cable Will Lower Sister Isle Electric Rates
  23. Kailua family finds resolution after receiving $8K water bill
  24. Artist considers legal action against Hawaii Tourism Authority, Osorio Demands Censorship
  25. HHSC Labor Shortage Caused by poor HGEA Representation
  26. Caldwell Blames Constituents for Tax Hikes
  27. Kauai Anti-GMO Bill Soaks County for $4.4M
  28. Anti-GMO Crowd Sees Conspiracy in Council Office Move
  29. Former Waipahu school principal pleads not guilty to record-tampering charges--Represented by Della Au Belatti
  30. Work begins on new campus for Hawaii National Guard ChalleNGe Academy
  31. Koa Ridge development faces hearing
  32. Neighbors contest HCDA on high-rise
  33. Star-Adv: Illegal Dumping Gives Us Great Opportunity to Tighten Regulations
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Monday, September 9, 2013
September 9, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 12:03 PM :: 3388 Views
  1. Geothermal: How to Divide Hawaiians from their Money
  2. Luddites march, rally against GMOs on Kauai
  3. Josh Green: Uninsured Unlikely to Sign up for Obamacare 
  4. Parker Ranch Electric Bill $300K, Hospital, $1.4M
  5. Three More Methods to Force Homeless to Accept Shelter
  6. Was Caldwell's Election Really a Thumbs Up for Rail?
  7. After two Mainland Losers, UH needs to pick a Local One
  8. Sierra Club, NHLC Nowhere in Sight as Protests Begin Over A&B Development Project in Honolulu
  9. Gabbard Undermines Obama on Syria
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Sunday, September 8, 2013
September 8, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:52 PM :: 3744 Views
  1. Quandary Ahead as State Digresses from Conformity
  2. African-American Pastors in Democratic Illinois Show that Redefining Marriage Is Not Inevitable
  3. AP: Australian prime minister mounts spirited defense of gay marriage only days out from elections (Sept 2, 2013)
  4. Result: Gets Stomped 86-57 (Election Sept 7, 2013)
  5. Council to Vote on Rail SMA Permit Monday
  6. Borreca: Mufi Running for Something
  7. 'Illegal practices' Funnel Money to Abercrombie Campaign
  8. OHA land buys done with little thought, audit says
  9. Sierra Club: City Council acting hastily on Koa Ridge
  10. Judge approves the dissolution of Corrupt Maui nonprofit
  11. Report: Lobbyists violating isle code

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Saturday, September 7, 2013
September 7, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:37 PM :: 3781 Views
  1. Bones at the Convention Center: Mark Twain vs Mike McCartney
  2. Hawaii is #1 Welfare State in the Nation
  3. Former Ahrens Elem Principal Charged Falsifying Teacher Training Records
  4. HECO Opens Door to More Rooftop Solar
  5. Liberalism Radicalized: The Sexual Revolution, Multiculturalism, and the Rise of Identity Politics
  6. Abercrombie Still Holding Gay Marriage Hostage in order to Attack Churches
  7. Bob Jones: How Will BoE Handle Trannies in School Bathrooms?
  8. Billionare's Operatives Target St Damien School
  9. Victory: Overall GMO ban rejected by Hawaii Co Council
  10. Rebels Without a Clue: Defeated on GMOs, Ford, Ruderman Attack Geothermal Plant over non-existent "Fracking"
  11. Oregon Suicide Squad Pushed for Medicare Funding of Death Directives nationwide
  12. Kakaako: Small Property Owners Targeted
  13. Hawaii solicits bids for $40M temporary car rental facility at Honolulu airport
  14. DoT Harasses Small Businesses at Airport
  15. McCartney: I Alone Rule Art World, Will Destroy Mural
  16. High court rejects Wille’s request

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Friday, September 6, 2013
September 6, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:50 PM :: 5771 Views
  1. Abercrombie bullying legislature into special session
  2. Hawaiian Electric Company’s Integrated Resource Plan – Welcome to Fantasy Island!
  3. Audit criticizes agency that’s supposed to help native Hawaiians
  4. HHSC: We Can Only Guess at the Cost of Procedures
  5. Hawaii Small Business Survey: What Question Would You Ask?
  6. Video: SHOPO President talks to Grassroot Institute
  7. 3 Things to know about Hawaii’s schools
  8. Superintendent Matayoshi rated 'Exceptional' by Board of Education
  9. Community college students pledge to Agree to Degree
  10. Remaking the GOP: California Republicans Try to Reenergize the Party
  11. The Varmint Goats of Kahoolawe
  12. Renewed Bribe Offer as Dems Caucus on Gay 'Marriage'
  13. Legislative Target List Published
  14. Hanabusa Supporters Thrilled by Schatz' Syria Blunder
  15. Fix safety net for mentally ill
  16. Council on Revenues tempers revenue projections Due to Obamacare
  17. Gill: Waikiki Hotels Squeezed by Real Estate Bubble
  18. Hawaii Nonprofit Funding: No Connections = No Respect
  19. Marginal tax rate tops 50% for some Hawaii businesses
  20. Abercrombie Nails Green Energy Scammers: "Incantations, Magical Thinking"
  21. Solar saturation could mean new HECO charges
  22. Hawaii wave energy stalls off the coast of Oregon
  23. Auditor: Office of Hawaiian Affairs Purchase Violated Investment Policy
  24. America’s welfare state is not working nearly as well as it should
  25. New president of Hawaii airline go! says No Merger with Island Air
  26. Kailua NB Requests HTA Stop Promoting Kailua as Tourist Destination
  27. North Shore Residents Exasperated by Turtle Worshippers
  28. Musician Allegedly Beaten by 8 HPD Officers, Sues
  29. Accused Molester Released due to Overcrowding?
  30. Another Teacher on Trial for Alleged Molestation
  31. Three Lihue TSA Employees Had Sex on TSA Property
  32. Censorship: Controversial Convention Center artwork covered up, will be removed

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Thursday, September 5, 2013
September 5, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:57 PM :: 5506 Views
  1. Planned Parenthood Uses Tax Dollars From Obamacare to Push Sex Ed on Hawaii Kids
  2. Audit Critical of OHA Land and Grant Oversight
  3. Feds unseal complaint against man accused of threatening to decapitate congresswoman
  4. Makana Sued by Manager: “Arrogant, Obnoxious, New Age Pontificator”
  5. Where Americans Want to Live: Hawaii #2 State, Honolulu #5 City
  6. Eight Years of InverseCondemnation
  7. "Let's Film All The Lawyers"– Hawaii’s Second Law Film Festival
  8. Interior Secretary: Akaka Tribe Should go Thru Congress
  9. Hawaii House Democrats to caucus on gay marriage Tomorrow
  10. UPW, ILWU, Others endorse Hanabusa for Senate
  11. Rail project needs $27.1M for safety gates at stations
  12. MECO Greases Wind Farm Payments, Saves Ratepayers $2/mo
  13. Youth prison: $200K per inmate, $1.5M electric bill
  14. Schizophrenic on the Street instead of in the Asylum, 2 Dead
  15. How Come So Many Teachers Bail on Hawaii's Public Schools?
  16. Star-Adv Pushes Audit to Save Water Board from Council Takeover
  17. Councilman proposes changes to affordable housing rules
  18. Honolulu Ethics Spat Continues After Awkward Back-and-Forth
  19. 91% of Homes go for Tankless Water Heaters
  20. Move afoot to remove former Hawaii PUC Chairman Caliboso's law firm from Lanai wind farm case
  21. Apocalyptic Talk at Big Island GMO Ban Debate
  22. Zero Evidence but Salon Claims 'Cancer Cluster' in Hawaii
  23. HuffPost Hawaii only adds to the world’s distorted view of Paradise
  24. Hokulia Solvent Again so Developers Accused of Violating Preservation Rules
  25. Waianae residents in uproar over dump
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Wednesday, September 4, 2013
September 4, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:06 PM :: 5333 Views
  1. Illegal Mainland Campaign Contributions Flow to anti-GMO activist Ritte
  2. Daily Beast: Rep Beth Fukumoto has 'Potential to Revitalize the GOP'
  3. Gay 'Marriage' Religious Exemption is a Scam
  4. GMOs: Open Letter to Margaret Wille from Hawaii Papaya Industry Association
  5. HECO to Shutter Honolulu Power Plant
  6. 'Rules of Origin' Can Make or Break the Trans-Pacific Partnership
  7. GOP Chairman David Chang on The Mike Buck Show
  8. DHHL Boycotts Convention as Feds Conspire with Danner Sisters
  9. Star-Adv: DHHL court master needed
  10. DHHL Boycotts Native Hawaiian Convention
  11. Whistleblower Alleges Illegal Scheme to Funnel Taxpayer Dollars into Abercrombie Campaign
  12. Brian Schatz: Skypilot in Al-Qaeda's Syria Airforce
  13. Mayor Desperately Searching for Excuse to Raise Taxes 
  14. Hawaii Cost of Living: We're #1 in Everything
  15. Kauai County Council Defers Dog Tax Hike
  16. Hawaii anti-GMO Protesters Funded by the Usual Mainland Fraudsters
  17. Atheists Deeply Disappointed to Hear of Free Speech
  18. HHSC Board is Fire-Happy
  19. KCC chancellor traveled nearly 4 1/2 months in last year and a half
  20. Lawmakers find more construction mess at the state capitol
  21. Liberal Guy Chooses Political Correctness Over Miss Hawaii
  22. HuffPo: Liberals Explain Why they are Colonizing Hawaii
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Tuesday, September 3, 2013
September 3, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:40 PM :: 4048 Views
  1. Hawaii Unfunded Pension Liability Nears $27B, Your Share: $19,357
  2. Back on track? HI public works project to restart after year-long delay
  3. State Paying Xerox $54M to Check Obamacare EHR Fraud
  4. Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Reserve seeks council applicants
  5. Privacy? State DoH to "Monitor Public Health" with Electronic Health Records 
  6. Geothemal Co Confident in OHA Deal with Convicted Fraudster 
  7. ABC: Hawaii is #2 in Gas Taxes
  8. Hawaii is #2 in Solar Credits
  9. CBS: Hawaii Ranks 6th in Pension Debt
  10. Spend Billions to Hook Up a Few More Solar Panels
  11. Act221 Scammers Demand we give them Billions for 'Climate Change'
  12. Revolving Door between Journalism, Politics
  13. State RN's Are Arbitration Bound — Again!
  14. Student Absenteeism Highest in Poor, Rural Hawaii Schools
  15. Teachers, students to rally for air conditioners in public schools
  16. What's causing the big stink in Kakaako?
  17. Creepy Allegations at Prison Nurse's Office

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Monday, September 2, 2013
September 2, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:20 PM :: 3856 Views
  1. FULL TEXT: ILWU Quits AFL-CIO Over Obamacare, Union Raids
  2. ILWU: An injury to one of our corporate employers is an injury to all?
  3. Abercrombie’s Refusal to Help Veterans Secure Home Loans Makes National News
  4. Maui TEA Party Backs Hillsdale College Hawaiian Liberty Scholarship Fund
  5. Global Warmers Can't do Simple Math, Claim Oahu is Sinking
  6. DHHL Homestead suit going to mediation (again)
  7. Star-Adv: Tax Cut better than Minimum Wage Hike
  8. Work from Home? Maui Council Considers Hiking Your Taxes
  9. Kauai Council passes property tax hike
  10. Report predicts thinning ranks of caregivers
  11. State program partners with businesses and offers support and training to help people with mental illness find employment
  12. 30 Years Later Demolished Disability Housing Rebuilt
  13. Gay Church Preaches the Usual Stuff, Makes News
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Sunday, September 1, 2013
September 1, 2013 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:42 PM :: 3885 Views
  1. New Research on Children of Same-Sex Parents Suggests Differences Matter
  2. Questionable Tax Breaks to Help Certain Industries
  3. VIDEO: Jay Fidell Talks to Grassroot Institute
  4. An American Satyricon
  5. Boylan: Locals Should Have More Abortions because Outsiders Keep Moving Here
  6. Homeless Mentally Ill to Be Focus of Community Care Services
  7. Housing First Places 71 Homeless in Apartments
  8. Defense bar, Advocates Hope to See More Drug Dealers Get off Easy
  9. Perreira to Renew Push for People who Pretend to Make Minimum Wage
  10. Insurers, State Say Obamacare is Going Great in Hawaii
  11. Sierra Club unanimous in backing Schatz
  12. Progressives See Syria Debate as Opportunity to Deepen their Control Over Schatz, Hanabusa
  13. Farmer's Electric Bill: $11K/mo
  14. Funerals: Hawaii Consumer Protection Laws Weakest in Nation
  15. Mandatory Helmet Law Proposed by Honolulu City Council
  16. Council Not Consulted on Closure of Kailua City Hall
  17. Dress code spurs petition at Kahuku High and Intermediate
  18. U.S. may remove humpbacks from endangered list
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