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Tuesday, September 30, 2014
September 30, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:28 PM :: 5848 Views
  1. For Second Day In A Row, Ige Under Fire For State Hospital Mismanagement
  2. Six Council Members Bought Off by Lobbyists, Key Rail Votes may be Nullified
  3. VIDEO: Ige Led the Way to Higher Taxes
  4. Total Arrivals Decline 1.3 Percent
  5. Solar City Horror Stories
  6. Wind Turbine or Tree? Certain Bats Might Not Know
  7. 1,400 Older Special Ed Students May Benefit from Class Action Lawsuit Victory
  8. Veterans in Politics Announces Campaign Endorsements
  9. Rate Hikes Coming as HECO Plans to Waste Big Money on Batteries
  10. Hospital Reform?  Randy Perreira's "F*** You" Makes Star-Advertiser
  11. Police chief needs to explain his role in family dispute
  12. HPD: No criminal case for sergeant in abuse probe
  13. DoH Cesspool Proposal Will Double Cost of Construction
  14. More Hawaii Co Property Tax Hikes on Agenda
  15. Justice: Sovereignty Mortgage Scammer Loses House in his own Scam
  16. HELCO Wants West Hawaii Geothermal, not Puna
  17. Jack Wong New KSBE CEO
  18. Professor claiming contract breach sues UH
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Monday, September 29, 2014
September 29, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:00 PM :: 3504 Views
  1. New Aiona Ad: 'Staying on the path we're on...that's just not an option'
  2. Galuteria Pushed Kakaako Makai Bill While on Payroll of OHA Trustee
  3. October 6 Last Day to Register to Vote
  4. Hawaii is the 5th Worst State for Teachers
  5. HGEA, UPW are 'The Heart of the Problem' at HHSC Hospitals
  6. Hawaii Health Connector Secret Search for New Director Coming to a Close This Week?
  7. HPD Chief: ‘There’s No Dark Conspiracy Here’
  8. Hawaii: Young Family Flees to Texas
  9. Djou Endorsed by the Hawaii Chapter of the American Academy of Ophthalmology
  10. Omidyar is Only Billionaire in Hawaii
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Sunday, September 28, 2014
September 28, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:46 PM :: 3707 Views
  1. Native Hawaiian Roll: Threats and Scare Tactics
  2. The Second Most Unfair Tax System? Really?
  3. Same-sex marriage battle not over yet
  4. NYT: Aiona Competitive in Hawaii
  5. Kealoha Lashes out at Critics, Strikes Out
  6. HPD must drop culture of impunity
  7. Manoa Doesn't Have a Permanent Chancellor, But they are Selecting a Vice Chancellor
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Saturday, September 27, 2014
September 27, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:46 PM :: 5132 Views
  1. Property Tax Hike? You Have Until Sept 30 to Get Out of It
  2. Livable Communities Survey Identifies Needs of Honolulu Residents 45+
  3. 'Running Around With Mask and Gun': Romy Cachola Fined Another $50K
  4. Rothberg: CD1 Race 'Potential Democratic headache'
  5. Ige Slammed on HHSC Hospital Crisis
  6. Secret Attorney General's Opinion Protects Secrets of Board Members
  7. VA Waitlist: Veterans Not Fooled by Pfeffer
  8. Caldwell's Homeless Czar Quit a Week Ago
  9. KIUC Solar Array Sells Electricity at Half Price
  10. Lawmakers to hear from Honolulu police on domestic violence
  11. Testimony: Halawa Guard Charged $500 to Smuggle Meth
  12. Thirty Meter Telescope groundbreaking slated Oct. 7
  13. Health Department to Replace DHS Regulating care home programs
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Friday, September 26, 2014
September 26, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:16 PM :: 6282 Views
  1. VIDEO: Djou Releases First Campaign Ad
  2. Debate: Aiona Challenges Ige on Tax Hikes
  3. Ige Tried To Tax Everyone's Soda
  4. Carlisle: Maui Anti-GMO Law Would Send Farmers, Gardeners to Jail
  5. Will Solar Scammers Undermine Subprime GEMS Loan Program?
  6. Fired chief procurement officer blows whistle on Hawaii DOE procurement troubles
  7. Imua Manoa Demands Apple Reinstatement
  8. Second Amendment advocates score victory in Hawaii court
  9. After Wife Sued for Mortgage Fraud, Chief Kealoha Sends Six Officers to Arrest Plaintiff
  10. Lawsuit: Police Chief's Prosecutor Wife Used Old Lady's Money to Buy Maserati, Mercedes 
  11. Prison guard bribe prices quoted
  12. Hawaii’s Top Gov Candidates Talk Development
  13. Mocking Surfrider's Political Litmus Test
  14. Monsanto, keeping you healthy
  15. UH Administrators Set Up Legislature to Take Fall for Tuition Hikes
  16. Borreca: Obama Library Next on List of Failed Big Projects
  17. Sledgehammer Tom Brower Makes the New York Times
  18. Caldwell Signs Amended Plastic Bag Ban
  19. HECO Boss: Smart Inverters Can Open Up More Solar Penetration
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Thursday, September 25, 2014
September 25, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:53 PM :: 4378 Views
  1. American Samoa Delegate Left Out of Obama Tuna Monument Talks
  2. Hawaiian Electric completes first phase of smart grid installation
  3. UH president’s proposed budget attempts to Blame Legislators for tuition hikes
  4. AG Louie Provides Excuse to Hide Financial Disclosures of Board Members 'til 2016
  5. Waikiki sees improvement with new ‘sit-lie’ laws
  6. Chinatown building will house homeless
  7. Dopers Tell Silly Doper Stories at Marijuana Hearings, Media Laps it Up
  8. Dead Senator’s Aide To Anonymous Sex Accusers: Say It In Public
  9. Obama Relents, Leaves Two Areas open for Tuna Fishing
  10. Native Hawaiians Don't Want to Divert Lava Flow from Homes
  11. Prosecutor: Hawaii prison gang 'kings of castle'
  12. Life sentences overturned for Mililani Rapist
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Wednesday, September 24, 2014
September 24, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:09 PM :: 6383 Views
  1. Conflict of Interest: Ige Was Both Legislator and Lobbyist While Serving on Committee Overseeing His Employer
  2. Ige Voted for Furlough Fridays, Responsible for $200M Health Connector Debacle
  3. Djou Only Congressional Candidate at Kahala Business Forum
  4. The Jones Act Is Irrelevant to Merchant Marine Shipbuilding
  5. Aiona: Hawaii Cannot Raise Tourism Taxes Any More
  6. Takai Votes to Raise Taxes Again and Again
  7. Poll: Retire Old Judges, Split on Preschool
  8. Insurer Dumps 1300 Medicare Advantage Clients After Losing $18.5M
  9. State Hospital workers sue bosses over patients' attacks
  10. HCF Funds Charity Reorganization for 'Housing First'
  11. Busted: Hee Family Tied to Massive Waste Dumping Scheme
  12. Lawsuit Exposes Haseko PR Plan Behind Scheme to Eliminate Marina
  13. Filmmaker: Brainwashing by UH Manoa Faculty Washes Off
  14. HPD Completes Investigation of Domestic Violence Case
  15. Study: Hawaii Potheads Worth $259.26 Each
  16. Lava’s impact — by the numbers
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Tuesday, September 23, 2014
September 23, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:25 PM :: 4225 Views
  1. Hawaii GE Tax Bites Into 99% of Personal Income
  2. Debate: Ige Touts Legislative Mismanagement
  3. TV Ad Claims Ige Stands For ‘Government Living Within its Means’ (LOL!)
  4. Ige Purposefully Underfunded State Hospitals
  5. Fact Check: Attack Ads from Mainland Progressive Group "False and Nasty"
  6. HSTA Launches Campaign Against Preschool Voucher program
  7. Hawaii Department of Human Services Released from Federal Injunction
  8. Senators Ask for Hearings on DoH Proposed Cesspool Ban
  9. Survey: Hawaii Top ‘Hedonometer’ Score in USA
  10. Djou Up By 4 Points Over Takai in CD1
  11. Aiona: "My opponent has been a part of this system for 30 years."
  12. Big Money Crowd Not Flocking to Ige's Side
  13. HGEA's Latest Scam: Transfer HHSC Hospitals to Counties
  14. Cronies Risk Losing $12 million in annual transportation funds
  15. Anti-GMO Hypesters Disappointed by Lack of Birth defects
  16. Mainland Dope Pushers Set Sites on Hawaii
  17. 3,000 Solar Jobs Gone as Quick Money Evaporates
  18. Kona: Gabbard Opposes Federal Water Grab
  19. Activists Fight to Keep Homeless on Public Display 
  20. City's Handi-Van meeting draws capacity crowd
  21. MPD Suspended Two Officers
  22. Records of sex abuse allegations against doctor destroyed
  23. Hawaii Among Best States to raise Black Children
  24. US Supreme Court asked to take Micronesian health care case
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Monday, September 22, 2014
September 22, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:10 PM :: 3903 Views
  1. Hospital Reform? Randy Perriera Says "F*** You"
  2. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted September 22, 2014
  3. Class Action Suit Seeks Treatment for Autistic Children in Hawaii
  4. Poll: Ige 43% - Aiona 39%
  5. Underpaid by 30%--Living costs handicap local doctors
  6. Hawaii Ethics Commission Urged to Release Board Members’ Financial Disclosures
  7. HPD Transparency to Come of Latest Police Scandal?
  8. NYT: Gillibrand Chubby Enough for Inouye?
  9. Water Board Owes Customers a Justification
  10. Transcom leader tells Military car shipper to do better job
  11. Dispensary Will Just Create More Problems
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Sunday, September 21, 2014
September 21, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:38 PM :: 3720 Views
  1. Pocketbook Issues: Ige on Defense
  2. The GMO Debate: Meetings about non-existent food safety issues
  3. Project SAM: Seven Marijuana Myths
  4. Timing Isn't Everything: How to Lose Your Solar Tax Credit
  5. Djou: Allow Vets to Use VA Benefits at Private Facilities
  6. As HHSC Collapses, Health Committee Sets Hearings
  7. Four Years: Hawaii Race to the Top
  8. $90,000 Per Mile?  Job is Cushy, Roads Aren't
  9. Drug Rehab Doctor Speaks Up Against 'Medical' Marijuana
  10. Faculty censure of Lassner feeble
  11. Water Board Fails to Show 'Sound Basis for Water Rates'
  12. Their bowels sparkle like diamonds
  13. Homeless Leave Mountain of Trash on Slippah Island
  14. Chinese, Russian Navies Get New Missiles to Nuke Hawaii
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Saturday, September 20, 2014
September 20, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:46 PM :: 6761 Views
  1. Kelii Akina interviews Elwin Ahu
  2. Judge Grants TRO as ACLU Pushes Claim That Panhandling is First Amendment Right
  3. New UHM Chancellor orders 'Review' of Cancer Center
  4. Department of Community Services to hold GIA workshops
  5. Excellent News: Al Hee Faces Federal tax Charges, Could do Time in Prison
  6. HHSC to Close Leahi, Maluhia, Patients Have Nowhere to go
  7. Hospitals Down to Only a Few Days of Cash
  8. DLNR Gives Homeless Loophole to Stay in Waikiki
  9. Absentee mail ballots being readied ahead of Pahoa lava
  10. Solar Scammers Con 4,500 Homeowners into buying Systems they Cannot Connect
  11. Schatz, Hirono, Gabbard Funnel $2.1M to Anti-GMO Activist 'Kohala Center'
  12. House 47 Candidate Kent Fonoimoana Has Tax Debts to State, Feds 
  13. Domestic Violence: HPD Covers for 'Well-Known Member of the Community'
  14. Cachola's Victim "A Boxer"
  15. Water Board to Redevelop 6 acre Downtown HQ Site?
  16. Child Molester Breaks into Home, Robs Family
  17. Hawaii Prisons at 110% of Capacity
  18. Hawaii Gun Violence Lowest in USA
  19. Hawaii LTC Patients Get Anti-Psychotics Cut
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Friday, September 19, 2014
September 19, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:10 PM :: 4963 Views
  1. Mazie Hirono Blocks Bill to Revoke US Citizenship of ISIS Terrorists
  2. Hirono is Biggest Spender in US Senate, Schatz not far Behind
  3. Abercrombie Releases $335,600 to New Nonprofit Formed by Leader of Carpenter's Union
  4. Obamacare’s Second Open Enrollment Starts in Two Months — and It Is Going to be Awful
  5. ACLU: Lawsuit Settlement Means New Rules for Protests at Capitol
  6. Lava Projected to Burn Through Center of Pahoa Town
  7. Hawaii 5th Richest State
  8. Auditor: Hawaii Health Insurers Should be Required to Cover Cleft Palate Surgery
  9. Oahu defense contractor sentenced on espionage charges
  10. Panos: Hoopili Traffic Assessments Untruthful
  11. INFOGRAPHIC: The Abercrombie-Ige Policy Agenda By The Numbers
  12. Aiona Only Candidate to Release Policy Initiatives
  13. Caldwell to Tourism Industry: I'm Cleaning up Waikiki, Now Pay Me 
  14. County: Panhandling limits constitutional
  15. Kauai Enviros Fight Agriculture, not Developers
  16. Kona: 100 Hawaiians Tell OHA trustees 'No Kanaiolowalu'
  17. Another Sovereignty Mortgage Scammer in Court
  18. Abercrombie’s Official Portrait Expected to Cost Taxpayers $45,000
  19. Honolulu's Police Chief fires back at critics regarding a Sergeant shown in a violent video
  20. Soft on Crime: 34 Convictions, Out on the Streets Allegedly Selling Meth
  21. Revolving Door: Sierra Club Director Quits to Collect Paycheck Directly from Solar Company
  22. Blink: Chevron exploring sale of Kapolei plant
  23. Hanabusa, Gabbard oppose Obama's 'unwarranted' plan
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Thursday, September 18, 2014
September 18, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:59 PM :: 3349 Views
  1. Slom: State Set to go Bust Unless Major Changes Made in 2015
  2. Seabright: Green Card Holders Have Second Amendment Rights in Hawaii
  3. Korea: Caldwell Pushes the Bubble
  4. Council Action Needed to Restore Honesty to Water Board’s Billing
  5. Public school students earning AP honors at all-time high
  6. Costs Of Raising Children Burden Hawaii Families
  7. Anti-GMO Initiative Will Destroy Agriculture base of Molokai, Maui
  8. Kauai to Burn at Least $62,750 on 'Free' Appeal of anti-GMO Ordinance
  9. UH Manoa Faculty Senate censures President David Lassner
  10. UHWO has no Land Plan
  11. New Hope Church Buys Air Conditioning for Kaiser HS
  12. Kihei HS: Kanela Ing Fails to Get Full Funding
  13. Small business owners fret over rail’s impact
  14. Census: Hawaii's poverty rate lower than nation
  15. Police officer arrested on suspicion of sex assault
  16. After Chief Cancels, Sept 30 Hearing Set on Police, Domestic Violence
  17. Soft On Crime: 30 Convictions out on Street with Runaway Teen Girl
  18. Punatic Vandalizes Bulldozer Sent to Clear Lava Emergency Escape Road
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Wednesday, September 17, 2014
September 17, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:42 PM :: 3978 Views
  1. Paychecks Hawaii General Election Endorsements – 2014
  2. McDermott Responds to “Revised” Pono Choices Program
  3. How Things Are: Kalaeloa Partners Reminds HECO (again)
  4. Hawaii’s ‘most unusual political candidate’ vying to be next congressman
  5. UH Board of Regents Nominees Announced
  6. Strive HI appeals lead to slight changes in school, state results
  7. -- 'Best Government Website'
  8. Your Tax Dollars at Work: Energy Excelerator Funds 17 Startups
  9. Hawaii's out-of-control living costs can be beat
  10. Happy Constitution(s) Day
  11. Abercrombie Secretly Rewrites Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative
  12. Hawaiian Electric expects 'significantly higher prices'
  13. GEMS: PUC Slaps Ratepayers With New 'Green Energy Market' Fee
  14. EPA extends comment period for power plant rule
  15. DoE Claims $250K Cost per Classroom for AC--State Pushes for 'Solar Air Conditioning'
  16. Abercrombie's Education Cuts 'Everyone Will feel the Pain'
  17. Senator accuses State Hospital manager of lying under oath
  18. Defiant Homeless Spout Political Rhetoric:  Say new laws won't force them from Waikiki
  19. Lava: Election Office Prepares for Next Puna Election Fiasco
  20. HART Will Hire Drivers After Ansaldo's Automated Rail System Breaks Down
  21. Della Au Belatti Helps Gary Rodrigues Take Another $850K from UPW Members
  22. Pflueger's sentencing for dam breach deaths postponed for a fourth time
  23. Soft on Crime: Watson Gets off Easy, Was Part of Ring With Kauai Police Commissioner
  24. Kauai: 21 Firefighters Make Over $114K, More Raises Demanded  
  25. Opinions differ on handling of Police Domestic Abuse case
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Tuesday, September 16, 2014
September 16, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:08 PM :: 4394 Views
  1. VIDEO: Paradise Lost Thanks to Ige and Abercrombie
  2. No Option: All Hawaii Obamacare Plans Cover Abortion
  3. Obama Admin: ACA Bans Use of Federal Funds for Abortion
  4. Veterans in Politics Announces Campaign Endorsements
  5. Hawaii Prison Population Drops 5%
  6. 100% renewable energy goal Will Drive Your Electric Bill Higher
  7. Hawaii economist says Honolulu rail agency 'shuffling the deck chairs' to pay for rail stations
  8. "Who has the more reliable and engaged voters?"
  9. Ige Seeks Campaign Cash in Washington, D.C.
  10. Pre-K Amendment on the Agenda at Community Meetings 
  11. Whole Foods' Anti-GMO Swindle
  12. Court ruling allows county to print ballots
  13. Another Anti-GMO Lie Bites the Dust
  14. Flawed Anti-GMO Ordinance Costs Kauai County $222,750
  15. Will Housing First pay for Itself?
  16. Counties to Lobby State for Massive GE Tax Hike
  17. Former welfare supervisor accused of stealing benefits
  18. UHWO Pushed Rail Off Campus
  19. Hot weather fuels battle for cool classrooms
  20. Benefits of oil and gas to Hawaii
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Monday, September 15, 2014
September 15, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:43 PM :: 4837 Views
  1. Hawaii 2nd Most Unfair Tax System in USA
  2. Federal Court Upholds the Free Market on Kauai
  3. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted September 15, 2014
  4. Senate Candidate Lethem Slams Kaka’ako Parking Scam
  5. Hawaii Among Final Four in Obama Library Competition
  6. Aiona is Only Candidate Supporting Private Preschool
  7. RTTT Pt 2? -- Hawaii  Grabs for Federal Preschool Development Grant
  8. Activists Demand Homeless be Kept on Display
  9. The left’s homeless pingpong
  10. Obama's Inequality Society Hurts GE Tax Revenues
  11. Hawaii TANF Enrollment Up 85% During Recession
  12. Obamacare’s Abortion Shell Game
  13. Housing $900M Less Affordable--Cost of Proposed DoH Cesspool Regs
  14. Three Candidates, Three Views on Future of Fast-Growing Kakaako
  15. Maui News: Leave Ludicrous Anti-GMO Initiative on Ballot
  16. Junk: Netherlands Returns Trains to Ansaldo
  17. Puna lava flow now within tenth of a mile of Kaohe Homesteads subdivision
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Sunday, September 14, 2014
September 14, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:02 PM :: 4577 Views
  1. Rasmussen Poll: Ige 40, Aiona 39, Mufi 14
  2. Meet the California Oilman Behind Brian Schatz
  3. USA Today: Make Less Than $122K? You're Uncomfortable in Hawaii
  4. Timing Isn't Everything, It's the Only Thing
  5. Djou vs Takai on Akaka Tribe
  6. Bills would benefit the city, but also help the homeless
  7. Doctors Flee Hawaii As Pay is Cut
  8. Common Core, RTTT: Foundation for Better Schools?
  9. MECO: $700M Undersea Cable Worth Only $60-175M
  10. Police shootings prompt questions
  11. Star-Adv: Council should back mayor's affordable housing plan
  12. Kauai: Luxury Resort Owner Continues to Harass Dairy Farm
  13. As Lava Approaches, Puna Insurance is Cancelled
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Saturday, September 13, 2014
September 13, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:42 PM :: 3437 Views
  1. Hawaii lawmakers may ease access to marijuana
  2. Obama Finally Gets Around to Declaring Iselle Disaster
  3. JSC Lists Nominees for First, Third Circuit Courts
  4. Tuna Monument: Faleomavaega out in the Cold Again
  5. The New Post-Inouye/Abercrombie Era in Hawaii Politics
  6. UH president faces First-Ever censure over controversial firing of Manoa leader
  7. HMSA Plans Medicare Advantage Rate Hikes
  8. Sand Island Homeless Center to be in Fabric Building?
  9. HPD chief meets with lawmakers over assault video
  10. Hawaii Ranks #1 in Senior Pedestrian Fatalities
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Friday, September 12, 2014
September 12, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:33 PM :: 4503 Views
  1. POLL: Ige 36% - Aiona 35%
  2. Aiona Commits to Eleven Gubernatorial Forums, Debates
  3. Sabato: Party Label is Ige's Most Important Attribute
  4. Hawaii Families Work Harder To Cope With Rising Costs
  5. DLIR Retakes Occupational Safety Job from OSHA
  6. Legislative Report Debunks Homeless Tent City
  7. Jobs?  Kakaako? Early Education? Ige Campaign Has Nothing for Abercrombie Supporters
  8. AARP Survey: Seniors Rate Housing, Healthcare Top Issues
  9. Confidence of rail finishing on time drops, Federal risk report shows
  10. HART: Will Ansaldo Go Away?
  11. Framing the problem: Honolulu government does not understand Housing First
  12. Caldwell's affordable-housing plan seen as a good first step by Council members
  13. Par Petroleum not closing Hawaii refinery--CEO
  14. Honolulu Council Pushes BioDiesel for The Bus
  15. Judge Orders New Title for Anti-GMO Maui Voter Initiative
  16. GMO: Where's the Middle Ground on Kauai?
  17. New video of fight between HPD Officer & girlfriend before violent attack
  18. Union: Hawaii cop should not be charged for accidental discharge
  19. Puna Will Finally Get Two New Access Roads
  20. Islamist Terror: Gabbard seeks suspension of visa-free travel for Europeans
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Thursday, September 11, 2014
September 11, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:15 PM :: 3824 Views
  1. Full Text: Obama Declares War on Islamic State
  2. Djou: Combat Isis, Support the President
  3. Brickwood Galuteria: Tool of Special Interests
  4. Hawaii Schools Make Big Progress Says US Chamber of Commerce
  5. Remembering Hawaii’s 9/11 victims
  6. Takai Too Busy on Mainland Fundraising to Comment on Obama ISIS Speech
  7. Schatz, Hirono Vote to Gut First Amendment
  8. Hidden Super PAC Money Comes to Light in Campaign Spending Reports
  9. Sand Island Oceanfront Tent City a Rehash of Failed idea from 1980s
  10. Honolulu City Council Votes to Ban Sitting, Lying on Waikiki Sidewalks
  11. Council Votes to Ban Biodegradable Bags
  12. Caldwell advocates for a change in the calculation of who could buy the homes
  13. After Jacking up Property Taxes, Kauai Council offers Minimal 'Relief'
  14. WaPo: Hawaii's Glitchy Health Exchange Makes for Unhealthy Insurance Pool
  15. GQ Magazine: Homosexuals Rape 38 Servicemen Every Day
  16. Lawsuit filed to block anti-GMO initiative on Nov. 4 ballot
  17. Anti-Geothermal Activists Cheer Lava Flow
  18. Martinez Fined $1,505 for Campaign Spending Violations
  19. Drug Dealer Demands Marijuana Dispensaries
  20. Woman's assault by HPD officer costs him badge, gun
  21. Substitute teachers frustrated by new call system
  22. Hawaii schools report false billing of text books sales
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Wednesday, September 10, 2014
September 10, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:07 PM :: 4268 Views
  1. Rail Opening Delayed One Year as Budget Busting Bids Tossed Out
  2. Auditor: Water Board Cannot Justify Monthly Billing Charge
  3. Keep the Poor Doped Up: Feds OK EBT Cards at Marijuana Dispensaries
  4. The Abercrombie-Ige Agenda Isn't Working: The Cost Of Living In Hawaii
  5. The Abercrombie-Ige Agenda Isn't Working: Housing Prices Soar, Burdening Family Budgets
  6. It's Official: Faleomavaega in the Race
  7. County of Hawai‘i Faces First Amendment Lawsuit Challenging Panhandling Laws
  8. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard: Unlawful Release of Muslim Terrorist Leaders Could Endanger U.S. National Security
  9. Djou Talks Balanced Budget -- Takai Skips Candidate Forums
  10. $357M Vanishes from HART Contingency Fund?
  11. Feds: ‘Aggressive Cost Containment’ Needed for Rail Project
  12. OHA Hawaiian Registry = Kanaiolowalu
  13. Governing: Hawaii Governor's Race a Tossup
  14. Return of the Blue State Republican Governor?
  15. Politico: Hanabusa, Abercrombie Biggest Losers in USA
  16. Will Kauai Property Taxes be Cut Back?
  17. A year after molasses spill, damage estimates are still secret
  18. Accusations of abuse, negligence, poor conditions against state animal quarantine
  19. Debate starts over ballot initiative supporting funds for private preschools
  20. DoE's Billion Dollar Solar Scheme Begins Construction
  21. Pesticide Facts and Fears
  22. UH Students Reject Administration Advice: Sustainability Does Not Equal 300% Tax Increase 
  23. Marijuana facilities would be magnets for crime
  24. HPD Debunks Medical Marijuana Claims
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Tuesday, September 9, 2014
September 9, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:14 PM :: 4005 Views
  1. The Abercrombie-Ige Agenda Isn't Working: High Cost Of Living Leads To Doctor Shortage, Wait Times
  2. Caldwell Blocks off Two Lanes of King Street, Installs Bicycle 'Conflict Zone'
  3. Nine Years of Inverse Condemnation
  4. Djou: Exempt Hawaii from Obamacare, Jones Act
  5. French Frigate Shoals Superfund Site? Anti-Plastic Hysteria Reaches New High
  6. HART loses Another $75.4 million in construction delays
  7. Abercrombie Gave the Unions Everything, and Rail Just isn't Boosting the Economy
  8. Big Wind: How Could So Many be So Wrong for So Long?
  9. Farmers Fight Back Against Anti-GMO Activists
  10. Anti-GMO Activist: We Want Massive Tax Hike on Working Ag Lands
  11. Hawaii County Organic Farmers Fall Short in Bid for Tax Cut
  12. Honolulu Property Tax Hike Averaged $4157.43 per House
  13. City to hold public meeting on proposed Sand Island Housing First Center
  14. Legislative Report Criticizes Homeless Tent City Scheme
  15. $500M Contract to Demolish, Rebuild at Mayor Wright
  16. UH Manoa Ranks 168th in US
  17. Cancer Center Leaders Defend Michele Carbone
  18. Star-Adv: Obamacare Worsens physician shortage
  19. Cooking Books? Head of Hawaii VA Claims Wait Times Improved, Veterans Disagree
  20. Hawaii Big on Male Teachers
  21. Gabbard Votes to Condemn Obama Bergdahl Deal
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Monday, September 8, 2014
September 8, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:53 PM :: 4731 Views
  1. Islamic Gulen Cult Pours Money into Takai Campaign
  2. Marijuana Task Force Releases Report Aimed at 2015 Legislative Session
  3. DePledge: Aiona vows to win trust of electorate, renew respect
  4. ILind: Time to Say a few Nice Words About Duke
  5. Djou: The Courage to Fight for our Future
  6. McDermott's Challenger to be Hit for Campaign Spending Violations
  7. Star-Adv 'Sheltered Life' Special Project on Homelessness
  8. Maui County Measure a ‘Farming Ban’
  9. Star-Adv: Parents Should Opt in to Gay Sex Education
  10. Waimanalo Killing: Another Failure of Mental Health Care System?
  11. Proposed Sand Island homeless camp was an ash and municipal solid waste dump for 65 years
  12. Lava Emergency May Finally Get Puna Access Roads Built
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Sunday, September 7, 2014
September 7, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:09 PM :: 3915 Views
  1. Hawaii LNG Shipping Options
  2. Is HOPE Probation Creating a False Sense of Hope?
  3. Reports of Hawaii's Climate Death are Greatly Exaggerated
  4. State-Provided Targeted Benefits: Help or Harm?
  5. Mayor’s Remembrance Walk to be held on Sept. 7
  6. Borreca: Duke Aiona Leads on Energy Self-Sufficiency while HECO Fumbles
  7. Hanabusa Preparing for 2016 Rematch
  8. RNC invests in Hawaii Republicans
  9. 9th Circuit gets Gayest possible panel to Undermine marriage
  10. Star-Adv: Sand Island Tent City Needs Dedicated Police Patrol
  11. New transit companies pose risk to consumer protection and safety
  12. Hagel orders agency conducting MIA searches to be reorganized
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Saturday, September 6, 2014
September 6, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:49 PM :: 4590 Views
  1. LA, TN, NV, HI Decisions: States May Uphold Traditional Marriage
  2. OHA Finally Gets Around to Announcing Roll Reopening--Takes Aim at Hawaiian Registry Program
  3. CNHA-OHA Backroom Deal to Control ‘Nation Building’?
  4. HECO Prepares to Disconnect Unapproved Solar Systems
  5. Governor candidates claim they can be independent from union supporters
  6. After Joining Queens, Kamuela Hospital in the Black, Recruiting MDs
  7. Doctor Shortage: Coverage Does not Equal Care
  8. Class-action suit accuses state of denying treatments for autism
  9. Homeless 88-year-old veteran a Housing First success story
  10. State Leases City Land for Sand Island Homeless Tent City
  11. Low funds idle Hawaii Army National Guard units
  12. GEMS: State to Fund $150M in Subprime Mortgages
  13. Manoa Rapist Sues State for Parole
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Friday, September 5, 2014
September 5, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:39 PM :: 4879 Views
  1. The Ige-Abercrombie Agenda Isn't Working: Economy Again Falls Short Of Expectations
  2. Controversial sex education program reinstated in Hawaii public schools
  3. DoE: Pono Choices is Back for 2014-15 School Year
  4. Hawaii County Proclaims State Of Emergency Related To Lava Flow
  5. Refinery Switch: HECO Dumps Par Petroleum for Chevron
  6. VIDEO: 'Biblical' Spawning Event on Hawaii Reefs
  7. Hawaii Scores B+ in Government Technology
  8. Dreamhammer: Keeping Hawaii’s Drones Under Control
  9. Honolulu Grants-in-Aid Workshops Set
  10. Aiona proposes early college education initiative for Hawaii students
  11. Aiona: ‘People want hope, they want change’
  12. Abercrombie casts around for somebody else to blame
  13. 2015 Senate Power Preview
  14. HMSA Chief: If Congressional Delegation Steps Up, Hawaii Can Get Obamacare Waiver Right Now
  15. Development Scheme Behind Kauai GMO Tax?
  16. GMOs: Farmers vs Organic Profiteers
  17. Hawaii is too small to be an energy innovator, expert says
  18. US oil refiners and marketers want Jones Act changes…but Capitol Hill doesn’t
  19. Hawaii Is a State. Can It Be a Country, Too?
  20. 32 states ask Supreme Court to settle gay marriage
  21. Accused Homosexual Child Molester Denies Charges
  22. Local Restaurant Loses out to Prostitution, Gambling
  23. Lazy Mazie Enjoys First Class Taxpayer-Funded Junket to Africa
  24. Kona: Federal Strategy to 'Affect Land Use' Behind Water Grab
  25. Hawaii County to Seek US CDC Help with Punatic Anxiety Symptoms
  26. One Homeless Dude Racks Up Numerous Arrests, Court dates
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Thursday, September 4, 2014
September 4, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:17 PM :: 4210 Views
  1. Hughes Corp. Fails to Wheedle Out of Affordable Housing Requirement
  2. Wong, Dwyer, Namuo: Betray for Pay
  3. In Hawaii, Your Housing Dollar Worth Less Than 63 Cents
  4. Research Institute for Hawaii USA Hit With $843K Fine
  5. The State of Obesity in Hawaii
  6. Mufi Pulls Union Support Away from Ige
  7. State DoH Should Support Housing First
  8. Unfair property tax hike another case of poor city planning
  9. Hawaii Just Did What No Other State Would for GMOs
  10. Much of the current debate about food and agriculture in this country is elitist
  11. Settlement reached in dental tragedy case regarding 3 year old girl
  12. Alleged Homosexual Child Molester Attacks Boy at Kanoelani Elem School
  13. Break the cycle of absenteeism
  14. Big Island lava within one mile of closest subdivision
  15. Solar, Wind Contractors Line up to Protest HECO Plan
  16. Acting UH Manoa chancellor to relax hiring freeze
  17. Hughes Claims Innocence
  18. 54.6% of Voters Voted in 1998 Republican Primary
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Wednesday, September 3, 2014
September 3, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:40 PM :: 4572 Views
  1. GE Tax: Will Cost Overruns Lead to New Rail Showdown?
  2. Teachers in Honolulu Lowest Adjusted Salary in USA
  3. HIRA 2014 Legislative Scorecard
  4. State Releases Premium Comparison for ACA Small Group Plans
  5. Aiona says he'd perform same-sex marriage if asked
  6. Akina Stands Out
  7. OHA: Waihee, Trask Bought n Paid for by Geothermal Money
  8. Road to reform begins for DHHL
  9. Wahiawa would be hurt by Army's proposed cutbacks
  10. 20 HHSC Employees Laid off on Kauai (Sort of)
  11. (Again) Maui hospitals exec hopes public-private partnership can avert future layoffs
  12. Pauahi Hale to be Housing First Location
  13. Nixing Kauai’s Anti-GMO Ordinance Was Good for Hawaii
  14. Wisdom Spreads: Hawaii Anti-GMO Ruling Becomes Precedent in Vermont Court
  15. Diver Defending Himself Against Anti-Aquarium Activists
  16. Howard Hughes Withdraws Petition to Provide Fewer Affordable Units in Kakaako
  17. Transit authority spends $223,000 on time-lapse cameras
  18. DPP Waives 85% of Fines
  19. As Lava Approaches, Punatics Fight over Bogus Geothermal Health Hype
  20. Public can comment on medical marijuana dispensaries next week
  21. Matson molasses spill: One year later No Lawsuit, No Fine
  22. School Custodian Arrested for Alleged Child Molestation
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Tuesday, September 2, 2014
September 2, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:15 PM :: 4761 Views
  1. Ige Pushed $791M GE Tax Hike in Face of Protests
  2. HGEA, Legislature Force More State Employees into Union
  3. UHPA Approves Abercrombie $32M Gift Contract with 99% 'Yes' Vote
  4. Hawaii deemed ‘sinkhole’ state by fiscal watchdog for pension debt
  5. HGEA Endorses Mr Anonymous Pushover for Gov
  6. National Democrats are worrying about Losing in Hawaii
  7. Abercrombie the Martyr--Like Bonhoeffer (LOL!)
  8. Interisland cable also lost in latest primary election
  9. Should Kakaako development be handled by the city? Gubernatorial candidates disagree
  10. Star-Adv: HCDA should revisit 'affordable' policy
  11. TOD: Caldwell Plans Big Developer Giveaway in Kalihi
  12. MECO signs agreement to buy liquefied natural gas
  13. Hawaii Counties Prepare for Another Battle over Hotel Tax Revenue
  14. Working 174 hours a week?
  15. Chronic absences lower test scores
  16. Common Core in Hawaii
  17. Three Gay Activist Judges Appointed to Review Hawaii Gay Marriage Case
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Monday, September 1, 2014
September 1, 2014 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:31 PM :: 3555 Views
  1. At First, Takai Voted FOR the Pension Tax 'Every Time'
  2. 1,500 Farmers, Ranchers Organize to Save Maui from Farming Ban
  3. Kauai Tries to Pick up the Pieces after Anti-GMO Hurricane Blows itself out
  4. Refiners seek Jones Act workarounds as crude export debate heats up
  5. Honolulu Ranks #10 in List of Hardest-working Cities
  6. Emancipated farmworkers till Kunia land
  7. Don't change new abuse law

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