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Sunday, September 30, 2018
September 30, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:12 PM :: 4202 Views
  1. Guess Which Agency Can Impose State Tax?
  2. Hirono: When I do it, it’s not Hypocrisy
  3. Rail: HART, city face tight deadlines
  4. Rail: Hanabusa People Complain About P3
  5. What’s a Hawaii election without a trick question?
  6. Puna Sovereignty Councilmember Case Really an Oahu Foreclosure Scam
  7. Kauai: Ousted BNB Owner Has His Revenge on Kagawa
  8. Kauai – 200 Mental Patients Being Cut Off
  9. Hurricane Danger?  Give More Ratepayer Money to Solar Scammers and Windfarms
  10. Puna: FAA Sued Over Helicopter Noise
  11. Hawaii Convention Center Starts Losing Money Again—And Making Excuses
  12. Maui: What it Takes to Fly One Homeless Dude Back to Mainland
  13. Soft on Crime: Criminal with Multiple Convictions Arrested After Father killed in Haleiwa
  14. Soft on Crime: 16 Priors Out on The Streets Does it Again
  15. Hawaii has long history of strict firearms laws
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Saturday, September 29, 2018
September 29, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:14 PM :: 2964 Views
  1. Hirono Fundraising Email Sent During Blasey-Ford Testimony
  2. HSTA Rent Tax: 14 Groups Support Counties Appeal to Supreme Court
  3. Stop Digging Deeper Pension Debt
  4. Years Later KOLEA System Still not 100% Compliant with Obamacare Requirements
  5. Audit of State DoD Accounts 
  6. Hawaii Construction Forecast: After Pullback, Construction Prospects Firm
  7. Financial Literacy: Hawaii Ranks 44th
  8. Unconstitutional Law Keeps Dues Money Flowing to Hawaii Public Employee Unions
  9. Case, Cavasso Debate Jones Act, Rail, Akaka Tribe
  10. Doped Up Sovereignty Activist Councilmember Calls Queens Hospital War Criminal or Something
  11. Brown Water: Windfarm a ‘Total Calamity’ for Reef -- $25K daily fine?
  12. 'Trust is being built’: Special police unit charged with helping homeless to expand islandwide
  13. Cost of long-delayed Iwilei homeless center skyrockets
  14. Avoid becoming a 'poverty paradise'
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Friday, September 28, 2018
September 28, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:21 PM :: 3059 Views
  1. Janus: Hawaii union law potentially unconstitutional
  2. New international maritime cabotage study released
  3. American Samoa Airline Cabotage Reform Coming
  4. DBEDT Report: Top 20 Occupations in Hawaii
  5. DoE Passes Buck While Girl has Seizure
  6. UH’s New Rules Would Bring Big Changes Atop Mauna Kea
  7. New Program to Keep Homeless Criminals out of Jail
  8. HPD Retiree Charged with Sex Assault
  9. Stolen Truck Chase and Crash—Multiple Felonies Got out after one year so he could have Another Chance to do it again
  10. Psycho Slasher Out After 4 years
  11. Hawaii’s Andria Tupola Speaks at NYU
  12. Can Hawaiian Activists Collect Rent from  
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Thursday, September 27, 2018
September 27, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:05 PM :: 3138 Views
  1. Business Tax Climate--Hawaii Ranks 38th
  2. Hawaii Visitor Spending Increased 1.4 Percent to $1.41 Billion in August
  3. Kauai We Have a Problem
  4. Usual Suspects File Briefs Supporting Hawaii Open Carry Ban
  5. Hawaii Finance Commissioner Calls for Congress to Allow Marijuana Banking
  6. UH System Enrollment Down 1.2%
  7. Ige accepts TV debate, Tupola not yet
  8. HART dragging its feet on rail audit, Les Kondo says
  9. Honolulu rail board approves ‘public-private partnership’ plan for project’s last segment
  10. Counties Ask Supreme Court To Invalidate Ballot Measure For School Funds  
  11. Proposed rules for managing Maunakea lands draw fierce criticism
  12. Hawaii receives $120 million in disaster relief, more to come
  13. Pension problems
  14. Maui: Non-Existent Sea Level Rise is Excuse to Seize 200’ of Your Oceanfront Property
  15. Judge: NOAA can’t regulate fish farming under fisheries law
  16. 9th Circuit to Hear Guam Plebiscite Case at UH Law School
  17. Chuuk to Vote on Secession from FSM
  18. Still no news from AG’s office on now-retired Hawaii County PD Detective Allegedly Stealing Drugs from Evidence Locker
  19. ‘Chaos At Kamalani’: Why It’s So Hard To Run A Charter School
  20. Court deals major setback to condominium associations, attorneys
  21. Game Room Robber Release on Bail TWICE
  22. Anti-GMO Leader Quits Drinking After Sex Assault by Hawaii Liberal Activist
  23. Hirono catches heat for sending fundraiser email during hearing
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Wednesday, September 26, 2018
September 26, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:46 PM :: 3879 Views
  1. Former UH Manoa Anti-Trump Protester-- "Why I Left the Left"
  2. Trump official accused of violating Hatch Act for speech at Hawaii GOP fundraiser
  3. Hirono Rhetoric Backfires--"Republican Party Favorability Highest in Seven Years"
  4. DoH Receives $8M Federal Grant to Fight Opioid Abuse
  5. DoH Report on Underage Transsexuals Makes no Mention of the Child Molesters who Victimize Them
  6. Engineers: Sea Life Park Falling Apart- A Disaster Waiting To Happen
  7. Rail: As Federal Clock Ticks, Caldwell, Martin, Robbins Form Circular Firing Squad 
  8. Hawaii Republican Infighting is not ‘fighting the good fight’
  9. UH Survey: President Donald J Trump is More Popular than Ige, Caldwell, Legislature
  10. Muslim Assaults Hotel Worker, Claims to be Above the Law
  11. Issues at MCCC lead to $37,490 in fines
  12. Big Island: More Anti-Dairy Activism
  13. Red Hill fuel tank corrosion worse than expected
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Tuesday, September 25, 2018
September 25, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:56 PM :: 4153 Views
  1. Secret Report Ties Hawaii Youth Suicide Rate to HSTA Grab for HGEA Positions
  2. 'Education Tax' -- $21K per House
  3. Financial State of the States--Hawaii 45th--$31,600 Debt per Person
  4. Climate Action Plan: Preconceived Outcome Set for Public Meetings
  5. BWS to Subsidize Affordable Housing
  6. Property tax credit for homeowners with income under $60K
  7. Hawaii Cauliflower coral could be listed as endangered
  8. Hirono Uses Kavanaugh Accusation to Fundraise for Group Founded to 'MoveOn' from Monica Lewinsky Claims 
  9. FTA tells HART to find extra $134M for rail
  10. Hawaii Union Law Probably Unconstitutional under Janus Decision
  11. Gun pointed at police registered to embattled Honolulu attorney tied to Kealoha Coverup
  12. Suspect in Kalihi game room fight was out on bail awaiting retrial for murder of cab driver
  13. Gay Prostitute Makes Excuses for Threats Against State Women's Commission
  14. FBI: Violent crime ticked up in Hawaii last year, while number of property crimes declined
  15. No Fear of Confined Spaces: Blasey-Ford Flew to Hawaii and Back
  16. Hurricane Lane: Napili resort facing violations for unpermitted rock wall work
  17. Several Hawai`i Renewable Energy Projects Under Negotiation
  18. Maui Injection Wells Before US Supreme Court
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Monday, September 24, 2018
September 24, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:07 PM :: 2805 Views
  1. Senator Hirono Didn’t Always Tell Men to ‘Shut Up’ and Believe Accusers
  2. Maunakea Administrative Rules Public Meetings
  3. No way new tax won’t cost us
  4. Hawaii: Worst State for Teachers
  5. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted September 23, 2018
  6. Cayetano: There Are Many Reasons To Oppose The Proposed ‘Education Tax’
  7. HSTA ‘Give us money because we are unqualified’
  8. Kauai Residents mull term limits for councilmembers
  9. Legal Weed Dealers Push Paltry 135lbs for June
  10. Homeless Drug Addicts Take over Ala Wai Community park
  11. Hawaii Obamacare Subsidy Worth a Pathetic $300K
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Sunday, September 23, 2018
September 23, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:30 PM :: 3346 Views
  1. Say It’s a Tax!
  2. Hawaii GOP: Our Ticket is United
  3. Video: Hirono Left Twisting in Wind as Blasey-Ford 'Witnesses' Refuse to Back Story
  4. Crippling Tribalism has Nation on Road to Ruin
  5. Ige: Four More Years of Nothing 
  6. Running mates at odds as Hawaii GOP kicks off campaign
  7. Tulsi Gabbard encouraged to run for president in 2020
  8. HART’s P3 Secret: Lots of Market-Rate TOD 
  9. Bullying: DOE dodging responsibility at every opportunity
  10. BoE Member: Supporting HSTA Agenda IS Empowerment
  11. 1975: How Legislative Corruption Pushed Voters to Call  for Con-Con
  12. Homeless Outreach Court: 46% Accept Housing
  13. THC and newborns
  14. Judge dismisses suit against Hu Honua, county
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Saturday, September 22, 2018
September 22, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 1:58 PM :: 2943 Views
  1. Rail in Default? Feds Give HART 60-Day Warning
  2. Strive HI -- How Did Your School Do?
  3. Can Aloha Poke Be Trademarked?
  4. Lawyer: Bisexual Guard Raped Prisoners at Halawa for Years
  5. FBI investigating officers over beating death of Big Island man, lawyer says
  6. Tourism (but not much else) is booming in Hawaii. Here's why that's a problem
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Friday, September 21, 2018
September 21, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:58 PM :: 2845 Views
  1. Hawaii district court strikes down law targeting pro-life pregnancy centers
  2. GOP surrogates rally at UH event for Trump and right-wing ideas
  3. Democrat Lawyers Tag Tulsi Gabbard 'CWILF'
  4. Hirono Took Money From Democrat Who Admitted to Hitting Wife
  5. Hawaii Student Debt Averages $25,125
  6. UHERO: Hawaii's Growth Down, But Not Out
  7. Bullying App to Bring Students into DoE Retaliation System?
  8. Competitive Elections?  Hawaii Dead Last
  9. HSTA chief should stick to the facts
  10. Government Spending Will Not Solve Affordable Housing Problem
  11. Hawaii County Vacation rental bill gets nod from panel
  12. Second Amendment: George Young Heading for US Supreme Court
  13. Hawaii County Resists transparency for reservoir evacuations
  14. Feds Impose Big Fines over safety violations at Maui Community Correctional Center (again)
  15. Foreign homebuyers buy only 375 units in first half of 2018
  16. Finding farming matches for old cane fields not so simple
  17. Salary Database Now Includes Hundreds Of Hawaii County Employees
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Thursday, September 20, 2018
September 20, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:01 PM :: 3277 Views
  1. UH Manoa Socialists Threaten to Throw Poop
  2. Hirono: FBI Should Investigate Witness Tampering Against Alleged Kavanaugh Accuser
  3. Expected: Hawaii Files For Ninth Circuit En Banc Ruling On Right To Bear Arms 
  4. Auditor: RCUH Goes 11 for 11
  5. KITV4 Island News to host first General Election governor's debate—8 Days Before Election Day 
  6. HSTA: HGEA and UPW Hypocrites Should Share With Us
  7. DoE Spends $5000 per Student on SPED?  -- And Doesn’t Ask for Federal Funds
  8. Report: Hawaii students stumble in math
  9. Hawaii County Council reallocates GET surcharge proceeds to help pay for damages from Hurricane Lane
  10. Vacation rentals bill: City Panel Demands Greater Political Sacrifice by Councilmembers
  11. Pressure Pays Off -- Waianae Homeless to Abandon Tent City?
  12. Waimanalo NIMBYS -- After Finally Getting the Tweekers out of our Neighborhood, we don’t Want their Homeless Camp Disturbed
  13. Hawaii homeowners see average home equity gain of $30K
  14. Honolulu rail authority files condemnation suit against Kakaako business
  15. Honolulu airport considered one of the worst in the country
  16. Why Aren’t There More Women Judges In Hawaii? – Because They Don’t Apply
  17. Hawaii’s Soft-on-Crime Policy Leads to Child Death in Puerto Rico
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Wednesday, September 19, 2018
September 19, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:51 PM :: 2648 Views
  1. Hirono: SCOTUS Seat Could Stay Vacant for Two Years  
  2. Mazie Hirono Needs to Shut up, Stand Up and Name Names of Hawaii Democrat Sex Harassers she is Covering For
  3. Grassroot Institute to Host Congressional District 1 Candidate Forum
  4. Hawaii State Taxes $6,084 per Capita
  5. Special Session Decision ‘Imminent’ – No Buyout for Lava Zone 1&2 Residents
  6. Poverty Persists Among Hawaiians Despite (or is it because of) Cultural Nationalism
  7. How Hawaii is Faking Carbon Neutrality
  8. Ige’s not hiding, but he’s totally dodging
  9. Maui: Ex-county official fined for theft of vacation time
  10. Mauna Kea: DHHL Orders Shutdown of Activists Checkpoint
  11. 15% of Hawaii's young men aren't registered with Selective Service
  12. Mental Health: Insurers Cut Back on Psychiatrists Pay
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Tuesday, September 18, 2018
September 18, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:12 PM :: 3634 Views
  1. Green Energy Mandates a Tax on Poor People
  2. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted September 16, 2018
  3. New Thinking for Hawaiian Homes
  4. Union proposal would require $400M hike in property taxes
  5. DOE Proposes $100K Salary Increases For 19 Executives
  6. Council to discuss call for audit of DOE
  7. Four Years of ‘Disruptive’ -- Middle Street-to-Ala Moana phase of Honolulu rail project moving ahead
  8. Tax credits will be issue for film industry
  9. Amendment 1: Transparency in Pay Hikes for Public Officials
  10. Katherine Kealoha resigns as deputy prosecutor
  11. Authorities aim to thwart sex traffickers by reuniting high-risk teens with families
  12. Hawaii: 66% of Lunatics Untreated
  13. Swing and a Miss:  ACLU Tries Another Trick to Keep Homeless out of Shelters
  14. State Sheriffs searching for homeless man that caused Saint Andrew's Priory to go on lockdown
  15. New Service Helps Public Access Public Records
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Monday, September 17, 2018
September 17, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:27 PM :: 2890 Views
  1. Lawsuits Close in on Hawaii’s Largest Carbon Credit Scheme
  2. Hawaii v Trump: House Judiciary Committee Moves to Ban Nationwide Injunctions
  3. Obamacare: Hawaii loses 51 full-time doctors as physician shortage continues
  4. Trading Padded Cells for Concrete Cells—The Price We All Pay for Closing the Lunatic Asylums
  5. Brace for constitutional amendment campaigns
  6. By Purposefully Deferring Maintenance, UH Admin Builds $1.6B Capital Improvement ‘Ask’
  7. Gene Ward On ‘Broken Promises’ For Hawaiians
  8. Caldwell Attempts to Impose IAL Designation on Landowners
  9. Roadblocks to relicensing push some drivers to illegal behavior
  10. Banning Fossil Fuels is Complicated
  11. FDA Should Declare Anti-GMO Labeling Illegal
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Sunday, September 16, 2018
September 16, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:29 PM :: 2750 Views
  1. Historic Homes--$2M Tax Exemption Gift to 342 Households
  2. Ray L’Heureux and Randy Roth: Schools’ problem is dysfunctional DOE
  3. Passive-aggressive ‘school tax’ proposal could turn out more aggressive than it seems
  4. HSTA Tax Hike: Rosenlee Schooled, Readers Not Fooled
  5. Rail: Ansaldo Holds P3 Solution Hostage?
  6. Rail board reaches critical point for public-private partnership plan
  7. SMS Study: Barriers to Affordable Housing
  8. Campaign Spending Commission fines Maui Council Anti-GMO Nut Alika Atay $2,700
  9. Hawaii Sex Trade Mostly Locals, not Tourists
  10. ‘Overtourism’ Complaints All About TVRs
  11. TVR Owners Iced out by Proposed Hawaii County Vacation Rental Law
  12. Jones Act waivers aren't a solution; they're a symptom of the problem
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Saturday, September 15, 2018
September 15, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:02 PM :: 4344 Views
  1. UH campuses climb in U.S. News and World Report ranking
  2. Lawsuit: Land Use and Environmental Regs Designed to Push ‘Minorities’ Out
  3. Gay Sex and blackmail inside the Halawa Correctional Facility
  4. St. Francis Medical Center Tries To Stop $80M Settlement For Abuse Victims
  5. Soft on Crime: Child Molester Gets Probation
  6. Soft on Crime: Lunatic OK for Release After Killing two
  7. Federal judges agrees to sale of Kealohas' home, discusses jury selection for upcoming trial
  8. ACLU: End Money bail So Criminals Can do it Again
  9. Second East Hawaii Homeless Shelter almost ready for families displaced by lava to move in
  10. The number of pedestrians killed in Hawaii this year is 6 times the figure in 2017
  11. Sen. Sullivan talks with Kavanaugh, says Supreme Court nominee recognizes unique Alaska Native rights
  12. Obamacare Morphs into ‘Medicare for All’
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Friday, September 14, 2018
September 14, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:52 PM :: 2595 Views
  1. AG Opinion: Hawaii Gun Laws Not as Restrictive as they Seem
  2. Evacuate? 'High Risk' Nuuanu Reservoir--What is Caldwell Administration Hiding?
  3. Council Passes Bill 53--Calls for Demolition of Affordable Housing 'Monsters'
  4. Debt is the No. 1 source of financial stress in Hawaii
  5. Paris Accord: Ige Promises to Keep Raising Taxes and Electric Rates
  6. End 'gut and replace' 
  7. VIDEO: 'Problematic' HSTA Rental Tax
  8. Opposition rises to tax proposal
  9. In Effort to Impose Gay Agenda via anti-Bullying Programs, ‘Gay Dad’ gets $10K Nuisance Money from DoE
  10. Star-Adv: Keep teens from Vaping Tobacco-But Encourage them to Vape Marijuana
  11. Damage to Hawaii county infrastructure caused by Lane totals about $20M
  12. Enviros Renew Push for Garbage Tax
  13. What New Census Data Says — And Doesn’t Say — About Hawaii
  14. Soft on Crime: Triple Murder ’Schizo’ given Free Pass to Mental Hospital
  15. Following Campaign Cash In Hawaii Just Got Easier
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Thursday, September 13, 2018
September 13, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:28 PM :: 2575 Views
  1. July-Aug 2018: GE Tax Collections up 0.4%
  2. Tropical Storm Olivia Moving Away from Hawaii
  3. Ethics Commission Outlines Charges Against OHA Trustee Rowena Akana
  4. Hawaii property owners so beaten down they don’t often go to court
  5. Ethics Board punts on honesty policy
  6. Council Rejects Big Bus Fare Hikes For Seniors And The Disabled
  7. Psychotic Criminal Sent to UH instead of Old-Style Asylum--Learns to Target ‘The Americans’
  8. Peasants Must Be Made to Pay for the Electric Charging Stations Needed by the Eco-Priesthood
  9. Mainland Homeless Hanging Around in Waikiki
  10. What Has Happened To The American Dream in Hawaii?
  11. Why Hawaii’s Last Constitutional Convention Was a Disaster
  12. Hawaii’s commercial billfish industry loses vital protection
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Wednesday, September 12, 2018
September 12, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:05 PM :: 2620 Views
  1. Hawaii Supreme Court to Decide if Land Can be Stolen from Owners Without Compensation?
  2. Unaffordable Housing? Self-Fulfilling Prophecy
  3. Tropical Storm Olivia Crosses Maui and Lanai
  4. Free speech comes to UH Manoa: Candace Owens and Charlie Kirk speaking
  5. Chief Justice Seeks Public Comment on First Circuit Oahu Judicial Nominees
  6. Supreme Court: Applicants Sought for Disciplinary Board, Bar Examiners
  7. CSC: Dozens of Candidates Hit With Fines
  8. Food Hysterias, Federal Regs Squeeze Hawaii Small Farms
  9. Federal Money Is Running Out For Charter Schools’ Pre-K Programs
  10. Will Renewable Energy Trading Allow HECO to Keep Lowest Cost Electric Producer?
  11. Coco Palms: Usual Suspects Smell Blood in Water, Grab for Control of Property
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Tuesday, September 11, 2018
September 11, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:25 PM :: 3002 Views
  1. Hawaii County Hires Katyal to Fight Against Second Amendment Ruling
  2. Constitutional Amendment: Support for Public Education or Misguided Public Policy?
  3. Tropical Storm Olivia Aims Directly at Maui
  4. Did the 9/11 attacks usher in the post-truth age?
  5. 9/11 Truthers Meet the Birth Certificate Brigade  
  6. Judge rules Abigail Kawananakoa unfit to change her $215 million trust
  7. Judge rules to dismiss Former Unity House Scammers’ case against Dive Oahu and city
  8. Future of Health Care in the Pacific Uncertain As End to Compact Funding Nears
  9. FEMA Charters The World's Largest Jet To Rush Supplies To Guam
  10. Another Hi-Tech Tax Credit Success Story--Algae biofuel company to sell All Equipment, Lay off all Workers
  11. Bragging About Renewable Energy: Playing With Numbers
  12. Soft on Crime Policy Leads to Lockdown at UH Hilo
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Monday, September 10, 2018
September 10, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:16 PM :: 3134 Views
  1. Hurricane Olivia Aims Directly at Maui
  2. Hawaii Happiest--and Most Sleepless State in USA
  3. Climate Change: More Fuel Tax Hikes, Fewer Lanes, More Homeless on Streets
  4. “We were Punatics.  But we were also Adults”
  5. Usual Suspects: Don’t Build New Prison, Lets Release Lots and Lots of Prisoners Instead
  6. Caldwell: Raise DMV Fees, Create more ‘Positions’—and Blame the Public 
  7. New online tool tracks nearly $400 million in Hawaii IT-related project funds
  8. Navy plan for Red Hill tanks
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Sunday, September 9, 2018
September 9, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:32 PM :: 2934 Views
  1. If Everyone Farmed
  2. Hurricane Olivia Aims Directly at Maui
  3. Taking Exemptions Without Really Knowing
  4. Special Session for Lava Recovery: October or Nothing
  5. Alleged mail-in voting abuse demands deeper investigation
  6. Mayor: Coco Palms Developer Does not Have Capacity to Conclude Project
  7. Kahoolawe: New Center at Center of $29M Scheme
  8. Hidden Oil Industry Fund Lines Environmentalists Pockets
  9. Maui Mayoral Race--Criminal Short on Money
  10. After success of Chinatown clinic for all, talk of 2nd location afoot
  11. Molokai suicide rates are five times higher than the rest of the state
  12. HandiVan Remains Unscathed as Oahu’s taxi cabs and ride-hailing firms on a collision course
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Saturday, September 8, 2018
September 8, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:48 PM :: 3556 Views
  1. ‘Education tax’ a Pandora's box
  2. How Much Does Your State Collect in Corporate Income Taxes Per Capita?
  3. Congressman Hunter, the Jones Act and corruption 
  4. Impacts of 'Janus' on public sector
  5. Judge refuses to block ballot question on Hawaii constitutional amendment
  6. Principal: I Took $83K from School Treasury Because I am HGEA Member
  7. Baldwin HS band director placed on paid leave during investigation
  8. Maui: Campaign spending fine proposed for Anti-GMO Nut Atay
  9. Hawaii GOP shakeup
  10. Mandatory evacuation pau: Leilani Estates residents being allowed to return starting today
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Friday, September 7, 2018
September 7, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:44 PM :: 4138 Views
  1. Hawaii: Lowest Level of Food Insecurity in USA
  2. Nov 6 Ballot: PAR Publishes Con Con Backgrounder
  3. States with the Biggest Bullying Problems
  4. Honolulu rail contractor seeks ‘mega-substantial’ settlement over construction delays
  5. Hawaii sues for info on Airbnb owners who aren't paying taxes   
  6. Hawaii County Planning Commission seeks stricter short-term rental rules
  7. Board of Education To Wait On Approving New Student Discipline Code
  8. Airlines servicing Hawaii continue to throw support behind independent airport authority   
  9. Wood-Burning Power Plant Raises Environmental Concerns
  10. In wake of park closures, homeless encampments pop up on nearby streets
  11. That Long Line For A Driver’s License May Get Even Longer
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Thursday, September 6, 2018
September 6, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:24 PM :: 3119 Views
  1. HSTA Rental Tax: Expedited Hearing for Counties Lawsuit 
  2. Lawsuit Challenges Constitutionality of Laws Written by Gut n Replace Method
  3. Climate Commission Grabs for Control of Waikiki
  4. JSC Nominates Six for Appeals Court Vacancy
  5. Hirono: Kavanaugh 'Critical' 8th Vote in Rice v Cayetano 
  6. OHA Hires Auditor to Look at 'Fraud, Waste, and Abuse'
  7. PAC Formed to Oppose HSTA Rental Tax
  8. Legislators, Hawaii County Dicker over Relief Package
  9. Mental capacity at core of Kawananakoa case
  10. Caldwell TVR ‘Compromise’ Pleases Nobody at Hearing
  11. Maui County Pays Contractor to Hunt Down Illegal TVRs Online
  12. Large sums of cash help major candidates, but not necessarily those backed by super PACs      
  13. Feds Force Hawaii DOE To Strengthen Its Student Discipline Code
  14. Hawaii County Council: Keanu Sai Followers Show up to Support Absent Doper Ruggles
  15. Homeless Leave Drug-Related Trash All Over Moiliili Park
  16. Homeless Overrun Wahiawa Birthing Stones, Rob Visitors at Gunpoint
  17. From Hawaii to Vermont, States Tackle Efficiency Standards
  18. Kauai Scientists: Absence of Snorkel Rentals Leads to Restoration of our Reef
  19. Pierre Omidyar’s Employee Glenn Greenwald says White House ‘Coward’ Behind Anonymous Op-ed Part of ‘Unelected Cabal’
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Wednesday, September 5, 2018
September 5, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:30 PM :: 3520 Views
  1. Pearl City: Lowest Percentage of Families with Small Children in USA
  2. Pension spiking cost Hawaii taxpayers $20.5M in FY 2017
  3. Brett Kavanaugh: Office of Hawaiian Affairs a “naked racial spoils system.”
  4. Maui Council and Mayor: School tax ballot proposal ‘A Blank Check to Come After County Funds’
  5. Hawaii County anticipates $75M tax hit from ballot question
  6. Hawaii Climate Commission – Make the Little People Feel Pain
  7. Caldwell: Fine TVRs $100K Per Day Until The City Owns Their Property
  8. 10 Years Later -- Hawaii Energy Plans Overtaken by Reality
  9. 3 who lost homes in eruptions sue over denied insurance claims
  10. Charter Amendment: Will Kauai Voters be Suckered into voting for Term Limit Repeal?
  11. Proposed Maunakea rules – Keep the Peasants Off
  12. Hawaii Elections 2018: General Election Ballot
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Tuesday, September 4, 2018
September 4, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:51 PM :: 3160 Views
  1. Gun Control: What the Dalai Lama Tells American Students
  2. Oxfam: The Best and Worst States to Work in America
  3. All UH campuses make top 10 most diverse lists
  4. Hawaii homeowners caught in limbo when insurers meet Kilauea
  5. 526 Frauds Reported to DoE Hotline – Only One Employee Terminated
  6. State asks for redevelopment pitches for 7 DOE parcels
  7. Focus of federal corruption probe appears to turn toward city prosecutor
  8. If You Really Believe the Eco Religion, Abandon Waikiki and Gimme $15.3B for Make-Work Projects
  9. Vacation rental bill heads to Hawaii County Planning Commission
  10. To beat Uber and Lyft, some taxi companies are trying to become them
  11. 250 Homeless Accept Shelter in Lahaina
  12. Why The Hawaii Elections Office Doesn’t Do More To Encourage Voting
  13. Schatz Pumps Money into Democrat Senate Campaigns
  14. Why Hawaii Is Burning Its Massive Mangrove Trees
  15. It Takes Two: Faces of Hawaiʻi Workers With Multiple Jobs
  16. F-22 alternative would save taxpayers money
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Monday, September 3, 2018
September, 2018 Letters to the Editor
By Letters to the Editor @ 6:00 PM :: 3396 Views
  • Gun Control: What the Dalai Lama Tells American Students
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Monday, September 3, 2018
September 3, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:50 PM :: 2732 Views
  1. Akina: Don't Give up on OHA Elections
  2. Hawaii Congressional Delegation: How They Voted September 1, 2018
  3. News media fails to call out bogus “war crime” concerns
  4. Real Scientist Debunks Latest Anti-Pesticide Hysteria 
  5. Homeless begin Destroying Thomas Square Again
  6. Petitioners want Haseko’s Ewa Beach lagoon opened to ocean 
  7. Star-Adv: Can Progressive Activism Replace Labor Unions?
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Sunday, September 2, 2018
September 2, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:50 PM :: 3552 Views
  1. Arizona ruling shows Hawaii ballot question vulnerable
  2. November Ballot: Understanding the constitutional amendment questions
  3. P3? HART Hosts Forum with International Experts
  4. Kauai Cash Grab: Long wait for Homeowners Property Tax Exemption
  5. Be honest about HSTA rent tax before it goes on ballot
  6. Star-Adv: Can Climate Change be Used to Wipe out Billions of Dollars in Shoreline Property?
  7. Maybe this time a prison will be built
  8. Activists: State Con-Con Needed to Fight Trump
  9. Ruggles to skip meetings; Drug-Infused Councilwoman not satisfied with response to ‘war crimes’ claim
  10. Joe Bertram: Kihei Rep Moves to Hilo, Likes Marijuana Edibles
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September 1, 2018 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:35 PM :: 3028 Views
  1. Ethics: Lawyer Pays Off State Employees to Testify Against Their Own Investigation
  2. Profitable Non-Profit: For Years, State Employee Paid Twice to Supervise Himself
  3. State tax first of many?
  4. Vote-by-Mail Fraud—Supreme Court Lets Romy Cachola Get Away
  5. In Governor’s Race, Ige Has Huge Cash Advantage Over Tupola
  6. Judge denies separate trials for Kealohas in case involving bank fraud, identity theft, obstruction
  7. BWS Approves $60M Water Rate Hike
  8. Star-Adv Flacks for ‘Cultural Property’
  9. After 84 Criminals Arrested at one Homeless Camp, Moiliili parks to close for repairs
  10. Hanalei: Homeowners to Score Megabux from Upcoming Lawsuit Against County
  11. Hilo:  Elementary School Floods Because DoE Doesn’t Clean Drainage Culverts 
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