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Sunday, May 5, 2024
May 5, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:48 PM :: 1627 Views
  1. Shimabukuro Resigns Early from Senate
  2. FBI Raids? No problem--Dawson Begins Construction of Lahaina Housing
  3. Legislature comes through big time
  4. The Also-Rans
  5. $5B Income Tax Cut
  6. Hawaii Vacation Rental Occupancy Sinks as Rates Continue to Soar
  7. National Science Foundation to discuss possible funding for TMT
  8. Lessons For Hawaii: Other States Have Strong Pay-To-Play Laws
  9. Millions spent waterproofing Hawaii Capitol with no pools
  10. Hawaii Legislature OKs $18M for claims against state
  11. Three More Dead Ethics Bills
  12. SB2405: Help Candidates Learn the Ropes by Allowing them to Steal from their own Campaign Committees
  13. UH Hilo Housing Moldy, Broken—Admin Solution?  Censor the Student newspaper
  14. Miske Trial: A look at the court’s draft jury instructions
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Saturday, May 4, 2024
May 4, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:10 PM :: 1148 Views
  1. Green Signs SB2919: Pretending to Allow Counties to Seize TVRs
  2. Dems: Income Tax Cut Tops off 'Productive' Legislative Session
  3. Green Signs Six Good Government Bills into Law
  4. Green 'Climate Team' Headed by A&B Exec to Lead Maui 'Recovery' 
  5. 260 Candidates Pull Papers Statewide
  6. A judge is forcing Hawaii to give wildfire investigation documents to lawyers handling lawsuits
  7. Rail Fail: HART CEO ‘May be gone next year’
  8. Usual Suspects Rally Against Jews at UH
  9. Ewa Beach care home fined $315K for operating without a license
  10. ‘Labor Shortage’ -- Garbage Piles Up at Apartments, Condos
  11. Opening more discussion on the proposed water source agreement in Kula
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Friday, May 3, 2024
May 3, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:28 PM :: 2219 Views
  1. Maui County to (attempt to) Outlaw 'Minatoya List' Condotels
  2. Tokuda: Make Lahaina Federally Controlled 'National Heritage Area'
  3. Green Signs SB582: $385M for Maui Relief -- mostly for 'FEMA Ineligible Persons'
  4. Maui: Enviros File Another Bird Lights Lawsuit
  5. Open Letter: Republican State Convention Delegates Should Reject Rule Changes
  6. Governor:  A&B will direct me to call Special Session to Soak HECO Ratepayers
  7. Defendant In Honolulu Corruption Case Gave Politicians Thousands In Illegal Straw Donations, Niece Says
  8. Stalled Debris Removal Prolongs A Lahaina Family's Grief
  9. HPD investigates alleged Jan. 1 beating of friends of suspect
  10. Island of Retaliation: Embattled Kauai police chief accused of ‘punishing’ officers who found his lost service gun
  11. Legal issues complicate removal of ‘Stairway to Heaven,’ city confirms
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Thursday, May 2, 2024
May 2, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:24 PM :: 1807 Views
  1. Maui County to (attempt to) Outlaw 'Minatoya List' Condotels
  2. SB1035: Legislature Passes Bill to Exempt Medical Care from GE Tax
  3. Maui County files complaint seeking to hold cell carriers responsible for failure to report outages during fires
  4. HB2144: Allow Production and Sale of 'Homemade Food Products'
  5. HB2298: Coffee Labeling Bill Pushes Back on Blenders
  6. Bill 85: Update Maui’s ‘circuit breaker’ property tax credit
  7. Hawaii Least Drug Problem in USA
  8. Hawaii Worst State for Nurses
  9. Psychologist who got ‘unusual’ plea deal admitted to abusing other young victims, filings reveal
  10. Tax Relief, Gut n Replace, Close Votes -- Legislators Send 200 Bills to Governor
  11. SB2919: Bill aimed at short-term vacation rentals passes
  12. SB2922: No Limit on HECO Securitization Rate Hikes for Businesses
  13. ‘Still a threat’: Victim decries decision to release one of Hawaii’s most notorious serial rapists
  14. Developers And Labor Unions Are Contributing To Blangiardi's Reelection Campaign
  15. Will Supreme Court Allow Honolulu to Force Homeless Lunatics and Drug Addicts into Treatment?
  16. Volunteer Firefighters Are Big On The Mainland. Not So Much In Hawaii
  17. Hawaii Stop Big Oil Lawsuits to be Heard in June
  18. Hawaii AG’s Stop Big Pharma Lawsuit Kept in Federal Court
  19. Red light cameras at intersections on Oahu could soon also enforce speeding
  20. City Council discusses Mayor’s proposal for new Ocean Safety Department
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Wednesday, May 1, 2024
May 1, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:46 PM :: 1266 Views
  1. OHA Above the Law? One Trustee Says 'No'
  2. Unclaimed: Over $15 million in Tax Credits for Low Income Households
  3. Wealth by Association? How Social Networks Drive Inequality in Hawaii
  4. SB2845: No Right to Keep and Bear Ammunition under Age 21
  5. Nine Months Later: State Finally Begins Building Housing for Lahaina Survivors
  6. Hawaii AG releases firearm registration statistics
  7. DOH rejects Navy’s Red Hill consolidated groundwater sampling plan
  8. Tourist Spending and Arrivals Down for March
  9. After Refusing FEMA Trailers, State to pay $56M monthly hotel bill
  10. Blackouts are Part of HECO Fire Safety Plan
  11. Lawmakers Rejected A Bill To Bail Out HECO. Now What?
  12. Honolulu Fires Back in Bid to Save Climate Suit
  13. Red Hill fuel spread through water quickly, expert testifies
  14. Beware: Mercado Kim and Co Control Board of Regents
  15. Ex-Honolulu Investigator Tells Jury He Swore To Facts In Theft Case He Had ‘No Idea’ About 
  16. ‘Exonnerated’ convicts miss out on Big Payday because no Judge says they are ‘actually innocent’
  17. Hawaii Dems decide not to Appeal -- RFK Jr. wins ballot access fight in Hawaii
  18. Money Laundering Notebook reveals cash payments for construction work on Miske’s luxury Portlock home
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Tuesday, April 30, 2024
April 30 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:56 PM :: 2428 Views
  1. Federal judge tosses challenge over recall of 'FCKBLM' vanity license plate 
  2. Maui County's new Recovery Permitting Center Opens in Kahului
  3. Corps of Engineers Maui wildfires recovery update
  4. Hawaii 3rd Best State for 'Fiscal Transparency'
  5. These Are the 10 Worst Places To Retire in Hawaii
  6. Lahaina: HIEMA Moves Community Resource Center to Two Expensive Hotels
  7. Green Extends Deadline for 'One Ohana Fund' Lahaina Buyouts
  8. Largest repatriation in Hawaiian history completed with cultural items long held at UC Berkeley
  9. Hawaii Senate President Ron Kouchi’s Ties To A Convicted Businessman
  10. Hawaii lawmakers aim to enlarge ‘rainy day’ and retirement funds
  11. Lahaina fire AG report reveals communication gap between MFD & MPD during evacuation
  12. Former Deputy Prosecutor Still Making Excuses for Frameup
  13. Miske trial status report
  14. Families Testify In Red Hill Trial How Fuel Made Them Sick As Feds Express Doubt
  15. Lawmakers Move To Curb Use Of Deepfakes In Political Ads
  16. Inmate missing after court transport was chased off jail property by corrections officers: Sources
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Monday, April 29, 2024
April 29, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:06 PM :: 1431 Views
  1. ‘Spontaneous order’ hailed as best way for societies to thrive
  2. OHA Back to Arguing it is Above the Law
  3. First Red Hill Lawsuit Trial Begins Today
  4. Deferred HECO bill worries IBEW about bankruptcy
  5. SB3183: Mileage-based Road Tax for Corrupt Transportation Department
  6. SB3234: Conveyance Tax Hike Dying in Conference?
  7. Hawaii lawmakers reduce financial grants
  8. Hawai’i Legislature May Pass More Resolutions Than Bills
  9. Maui News: This is the Future
  10. Hawaii child abuse cases decrease, according to 2023 statistics
  11. Emergency involving homeless draws multiple crews to Thomas Square
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Sunday, April 28, 2024
April 28, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:14 PM :: 1272 Views
  1. Legislature on Brink of Advancing Brighter Future
  2. Legislature ain't over till it's over, so there's still hope for housing bill
  3. The Home Stretch at the Legislature
  4. Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
  5. BLNR Boosts Honolua Bay Yacht Grounding Fine to $1.8M
  6. Kayak Rental Co fined $35K for Blue Law Violations
  7. CNBC report notes how Jones Act leads to higher Matson shipping prices
  8. Lahaina: Red tape to blame for lack of Maui housing
  9. Will Lahaina Homeowners Get A Reprieve From Coastal Zone Rules?
  10. Economy Still Lagging: State Budget Aided by COVID Money from the Sky
  11. Hawaii State House and Senate alone in call for ceasefire in Gaza
  12. HART Infighting a Sign Rail Contract may be in Trouble?
  13. Officers posted outside Mayor’s office after alleged heated discussion with Ocean Safety chief
  14. Navy data on Red Hill deflects serious health issues
  15. Draft EIS: PTA lease extension could have positive impact on wallet of activists
  16. Frequent Withdrawals Of Nominees Hinder Green's Efforts To Fill Boards And Commissions
  17. Basic funding question still dogs HTA
  18. Florida water report a path for Hawaii?
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Saturday, April 27, 2024
April 27, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:21 PM :: 3103 Views
  1. Miske Hitman Criminal Record Secretly Expunged
  2. The trouble with Tulsi: Why the former Hawaii congresswoman is Trump’s worst choice for vice president
  3. 255 Candidates Pull Papers Statewide
  4. Sprawling corruption case grows again as new grand jury investigation is revealed
  5. HB2404: ‘Biggest Income Tax Cut Ever’
  6. HECO ‘Securitization’ Rate Hike Bill – Legislators to work all weekend to soak ratepayers
  7. Waihee: If HECO Goes BK, Insiders Like Me Will Lose Power
  8. $800M?  Hawaiian Electric to Sell American Savings Bank?
  9. Lawmakers Agree To Pay $450 Million In Pandemic ‘Hazard Pay’ To HGEA Members
  10. House Bill 2504, Vape Tax
  11. Hawaii’s Best Termite?  Miske Thugs Stuffed Ballot Box
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Friday, April 26, 2024
April 26, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:59 PM :: 1767 Views
  1. OHA Trustee Keli'i Akina Files for Re-election
  2. After Wildfire Lawsuits, Soaring PG&E power rates approach Hawaii
  3. Bill allowing counties more authority over short-term rentals on Green's desk
  4. Bonfire: HART Receives $125M from Feds
  5. UH breaks extramural funding record in FY2024, on track for $550M
  6. Bill 152 pre-approved multi-family designs would speed up Hawaii Island housing
  7. Hawaii Window Open: Student loan debt repayment for health professionals
  8. Armed Shopkeeper Defeats 5-man Miske Assault Team
  9. Hawaii legislators face deadline to avoid repeat of ‘chaos’
  10. Solar Industry Panics as HECO's Bill To Gouge Customers For Wildfire Mitigation Has Stalled
  11. Lawmakers Vote To Provide More Than $800M In New Recovery Money For Maui
  12. Makua Valley, Lualualei, Pohakuloa:  Military Lease Renegotiations Beginning Now
  13. Hawaii taxpayers will cough up $18M for state workers’ mistakes, misbehavior
  14. Hawaii Pre-K Programs Reach Very Few Students
  15. DOE loses $54M on meal services
  16. MJ Biz: Green will act administratively to boost dispensary business by easing ‘medical’ marijuana access
  17. Dozens of mental health workers at Kahi Mohala soon to be out of jobs
  18. Beach park closure in Hawaii sparks concerns over homeless: “there’s a lot of garbage”
  19. Navy swarm team says water test show no fuel from Red Hill spills
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Thursday, April 25, 2024
April 25, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:31 PM :: 2599 Views
  1. Budget Emerges from Conference Committee
  2. Let’s end embarrassing tax on medical services
  3. Maui budget full of tax hikes
  4. Maui Property Tax Resolution Full of Blank Numbers
  5. US Space Force Plans 'Space Surveillance' Telescopes for Haleakala
  6. Rolling Blackouts end for Big Island as oil-fired plants come online
  7. ‘Scene of the Crime’ -- Alivado, Mitsunaga Concocted False Testimony at Home of Police Commission Chair
  8. HB724: There's Still Time For Lawmakers To Fix This Problem With Contractor Campaign Donations
  9. State Charges Dentist $70K/yr to serve poor children
  10. SB2919: Short Term Rental Bill designed to Overcome Court Ruling
  11. Down to the Wire for Lahaina Fire Relief Fund
  12. Budget: State Has Difficulty finding ways to waste money
  13. How will displaced Lahaina Residents Vote?
  14. Retaliation by Mayor?  Ocean Safety chief placed on administrative leave amid investigation
  15. Hawaii: State Farm insurance company stops issuing all boater insurance as blowback reactions to DOBOR’s new insurance requirements gain momentum
  16. Head of DLNR defends her leadership amid calls to resign, including from several lawmakers
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Wednesday, April 24, 2024
April 24, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:38 PM :: 1979 Views
  1. Are Euphemisms missing the meaning?
  2. Notice of Anticipated Judicial Vacancy – Circuit Judge, Circuit Court of the First Circuit (island of Oʻahu)
  3. DOBOR to Clear Bums and Junk Cars from Kahului Harbor
  4. Psychologist who will plead guilty to sexually assaulting terminally-ill boy still has license to practice – How many dying children did he rape?
  5. Retired HPD officer deals big blow to defense in Kaneshiro bribery trial
  6. Attorney Alleges Hilo Rape Frameup
  7. House and Senate negotiators agree on $19.21 billion state budget—Maui Money Not Included
  8. Green pledges to sign short-term rentals bill
  9. Nearly 3.6% pay hike adopted for mayor, Council
  10. Solar Schemers Can’t get Funding with HECO Bankruptcy Looming
  11. ‘Securitization’ Legislators Plan to Soak HECO Ratepayers
  12. Lahaina Next: Larry Ellison added two Nobu restaurants to his Hawaiian island but nixed affordable housing, leaving locals priced out
  13. Affordable Housing -- $3,132 for a two-bedroom unit
  14. Red Hill Lawsuit: Trial Begins Monday
  15. DPP Bribery News: Marconi Point Scheme to be hit with $3M fine?
  16. Stairway to Heaven – Cops Watch as Residents Sic Dogs on hikers
  17. Body cams to be implemented for sheriffs post barricade
  18. Meth: Oahu’s homeless mostly chronics
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Tuesday, April 23, 2024
Letters to the Editor April, 2024
By Letters to the Editor @ 8:01 PM :: 2371 Views
  • Are Euphemisms missing the meaning?
  • April is Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month
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Tuesday, April 23, 2024
April 23, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:27 PM :: 1121 Views
  1. Auditor: Foster Kids Sleep in Attic of Home Full of Lunatics, Perverts, and Drug Addicts
  2. How does Hawai‘i’s economic geography affect its healthcare industry?
  3. SB 2487 Marijuana Decriminalization Fails to Pass Final Reading in the Senate
  4. Four House Bills up for Final Reading
  5. Small Business Economic Trends: How does Hawaii Compare?
  6. Here’s the Salary a Person Needs To Be Considered Middle Class in Hawaii
  7. HB2342 on Governor's Desk: Legalize 'open carry' of everything except guns
  8. Hawaii's Best Cities to Start a Business
  9. Green: 450 units to be built for 'FEMA Ineligible' Lahaina Survivors
  10. City Points to Empty Rail System as Example of 'Sustainability'
  11. Alaska Judge orders high-profile businessman detained until completion of Kaneshiro bribery trial
  12. Legislature Ending in Chaos—just like last year
  13. Maui County's Property Tax Base Increases Despite Lahaina Fire – Council Pushing 10% Property tax Hike
  14. Hawaiian Airlines Losing $1M per day
  15. Short Term Rentals not just for tourists
  16. Dozens of drivers arrested, jailed for DUI despite test results showing no alcohol in their system
  17. Multiple Arrests Yield only Baby Steps towards Good Government
  18. Hawaii Expungements Legislation Heads To Governor
  19. Legislature Orders Study Of Online Sports Betting In Hawaii
  20. Four years and $7M later, only seven duplexes are under construction at Puuhonua O Waianae Mauka
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Monday, April 22, 2024
April 22, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:18 PM :: 1394 Views
  1. Crichton: Environmentalism is a religion
  2. Ira Einhorn, Earth Day's Dirty Secret
  3. National Republicans scrutinize Hawaii voting rolls
  4. SB3202: Hawaii Housing On The Verge Of Getting A Lot More Expensive
  5. Poll:  Josh Green Approval 61%
  6. Time Running out for 300 bills in Conference Committees
  7.  ‘Gut and replace’ bill deals with emergency Maui recovery funding
  8. SD2922: Plan to Soak Ratepayers to Cover HECO Malfeasance
  9. Never let a Crisis Go To Waste:  Hoteliers, unions exploit fires, unite against rentals
  10. Lahaina Burn Zone Water System – All Lines Re-pressurized
  11. Unequal Treatment By Lenders Is Hurting Lahaina Homeowners
  12. UH-Hilo enrollment has consistently declined each year since 2016
  13. Kauai Jail Guards exhausted from working 16- and 24-hour shifts
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Sunday, April 21, 2024
April 21, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:27 PM :: 2819 Views
  1. And Now the Big Guns Come Out
  2. Maui County's new Recovery Permitting Center to open April 29 in Kahului
  3. HB2526 Goes to Governor: Felony for repeat offenders who drive without a license
  4. OIP Issues Five New Opinions
  5. Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
  6. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted April 20, 2024
  7. “Everyone gets very upset with pay-to-play, but it’s legal.”
  8. Lahaina Housing Shortfall caused by Green’s refusal to accept FEMA trailers
  9. ‘Just say the word and we'll get you a flight to Nevada or California'
  10. Firefighters and police could have saved more lives and property if not saddled with inept county leadership
  11. Hawaii lawmakers (owned by Hotel unions) take aim at (their competition) vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
  12. HB2443 Measure to decriminalize weed: 'De facto legalization' set for Senate Vote
  13. TMT project manager admits past mistakes, notes project is dependent on NSF funding, support from Hawaiians
  14. More setbacks for Honua Ola ILWU Scam BioMass Project: Ongoing lawsuit against HECO seeks $1B in damages
  15. Will Legislators Abolish School Facilities Administration?
  16. SB2615: Building Inspectors will enforce Project Labor Agreements
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Saturday, April 20, 2024
April 20, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:16 PM :: 1124 Views
  1. Blangiardi: City Will Not Sue Glock
  2. ‘Blankety-blank’ bills at Legislature leave Hawaii taxpayers in the dark
  3. Honolulu mayor says he's responsible for Honolulu’s gun licensing problems
  4. PLA? State keeps piling on rules that increase Hawaii’s cost of living
  5. Hawaii County beekeepers hope Bill 144 will open up new vistas
  6. Insurance ‘stabilization’ bill would spread pain to everyone
  7. Property tax hikes wrong medicine for Maui woes
  8. 242 Candidates Pull Papers Statewide
  9. DCCA Revokes Miske Termite License--14 Cases of Price Gouging
  10. Lahaina fire victims must 'show regular progress toward their permanent housing plan in order to continue staying in FEMA housing'
  11. Maui County Pushes Back Against AG Report on Fires
  12. Office of Elections: RFK Jr. will appear on Hawaii ballot
  13. Miske Lawyers try to Blame the Victim
  14. Skyline average daily ridership even lower than last year—Cost $50 per passenger
  15. Army pursues less state land in lease renewal at Hawaii live-fire range
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Friday, April 19, 2024
April 19, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:49 PM :: 1815 Views
  1. 25 House Bills up for Final Reading
  2. Taxpayers Not on the Hook for HECO's $542M 'Special Purpose Revenue Bonds'
  3. ‘Wow ... LOL’: Text messages from ex-MEMA head point to lack of urgency during Lahaina firefight
  4. WaPo: MECO Took Hours to Respond to Lahaina Downed Line at Source of Fire
  5. CENSORSHIP: Supreme Court Orders AG be Silent on Envios’ Role in Lahaina firefighting water shortage
  6. Honolulu City Council considers salary charter amendments
  7. Food prices and rent continue to rise for Honolulu residents
  8. How Miske Set Up Kidnapping: “All of the red flags that anybody could have seen.”
  9. UH: “It would be so difficult to have any required courses”
  10. State Sued because Schizophrenic Homeless Dude Got Mental Health care by Accident, Lucky ‘victim’ now lives on farm in Vermont!
  11. Dillingham Airfield And Nearby North Shore Residents Brace For Looming Water Shutdown
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Thursday, April 18, 2024
April 18, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:03 PM :: 1110 Views
  1. Full Text: Hawaii Attorney General Maui Wildfire Report
  2. After Failing to destroy Faa Samoa, Insular Case Activists Try Again
  3. Six public forums scheduled for UH president’s search
  4. Hawaii's Insurance Crisis as Premiums Nearly Quadruple
  5. City’s DMV employees gearing up for LGBTQ+ sensitivity training
  6. Lawsuit Exposing HPD Malfeasance in Kytana Ancog Murder: $250K settlement
  7. Miske Trial Focuses on Murder of Jonathan Fraser
  8. Rail Chief's Latest Evaluation Raises Questions About Whether She Has A Future With Rail
  9. Save family-owned businesses — reform Hawaii’s Estate Tax
  10. Sparklers, fountains to make a comeback? Honolulu City Council bill pushes to lift ban
  11. Waikiki crime is down due to Bum Removal Operations
  12. Only two people have bothered to expunge their criminal records
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Wednesday, April 17, 2024
April 17, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:25 PM :: 1210 Views
  1. Naming Names: Airports Division Ran Late-Night Parties Where Hawaii Politicians Raked In Money
  2. 10 'Good Government' Bills up for Final House Vote
  3. Rolling Blackouts: Senators Demand PUC Investigation
  4. Attorneys Blocking JetBlue/Spirit Merger Now Targeting Hawaiian/Alaska Airlines Deal 
  5. No Surprise: Waipiʻo Peninsula eliminated from consideration as potential future landfill site
  6. Hawaii Allows Six New Hotels While Killing TVRs
  7. Will ratepayers will be on the hook for HECO's wildfire costs?
  8. Proposals For Reforming Honolulu’s Pay Raise Process Split On The Question Of Who Should Decide
  9. Another Miske Associate Turned Government Witness Takes The Stand
  10. Latest UH Board Of Regents Nominee Approved By Mercado Kim
  11. Officer who ignored deadly beating trying to get job back
  12. As Planned, Navy rules out new landfill on Waipi'o Peninsula, Mayor unsurprisingly faces setback in fake search for Waimanalo Gulch replacement site
  13. Not Just Red Hill: Hundreds Of Military Fuel Depots Threaten Environment And Public Health
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Tuesday, April 16, 2024
April 16, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:17 PM :: 1963 Views
  1. Victim of bribery scheme testifies in Hawaii prosecutor corruption case
  2. Maui Fire After Action Report
  3. After Eight Months of Lies, State, Corps of Engineers Finally Admit There are no Toxins in Lahaina
  4. Feds In Corruption Case Accuse Mitsunaga Defense Of Document Leaks And Witness Tampering
  5. Exhibits suggest upcoming testimony about circumstances surrounding Johnny Fraser’s disappearance
  6. $1,200 hotel rooms: FEMA pays luxury prices for Hawaii wildfire survivors
  7. Jackpot! Hawaii To Pay Government Workers Up To $20K Each For ‘Hazardous’ Work During Pandemic
  8. DPP Tech Fix: “We anticipate bumps in the road“
  9. BLNR, Army to Negotiate Land Swap?
  10. Attorneys Blocking JetBlue/Spirit Merger Now Targeting Hawaiian/Alaska Airlines Deal
  11. Macy’s Closing Could Create Problem for Prince Kuhio Mall in Hilo
  12. Hawaii Governor: State Biosecurity Chief's Contract Will Not Be Renewed
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Monday, April 15, 2024
April 15, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:08 PM :: 980 Views
  1. Rolling Blackouts for Big Island--'due to lower wind, solar output'
  2. Homicide up 175% in Honolulu
  3. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted April 13, 2024
  4. Got your Top Three? Secret Staffing Agency Helps State Retirees get Contract Work
  5. Maui County Still Has No Plan to issue Lahaina Building permits—And Won’t have a Plan for Months to Come
  6. What Causes Hawaii’s Brain Drain? Lack Of Good Jobs
  7. Hawaiian Humane Society sees unprecedented number of shelter dogs due to families leaving Hawaii
  8. Honolulu Council Debates 100% Tax Hike on Short-Term Rental Owners
  9. SB2919 Vacation rental bill is headed to Conference Ctte
  10. Hawaii this Nov. deciding constitutional amendment regarding same-sex marriage
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Sunday, April 14, 2024
April 14, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:26 PM :: 4983 Views
  1. "How it feels to move to Las Vegas" Grassroot Hawaii Instagram posts attract 2.2 million views in March
  2. A tax proposal I actually like
  3. 2nd Crossover: Senate Moves 182 Bills
  4. Honolulu Joining National Legal Strategy to Sue Glock
  5. City Closing Ulehawa Beach Park to Clean Tons of Homeless Tent City Garbage
  6. DOH announces new RFPs for ground ambulance services for Kaua‘i and Maui Counties
  7. E Maui Water Diversion: Sierra Club Loses at ICA
  8. Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
  9. Aloha ThinkTech
  10. More than 100%??? -- Rail Project Director Flees State, “increases the risk of failure”
  11. Eminent Domain at Center of Plan to build a new Lahaina
  12. Hawaii DoE: Decades of Failure
  13. Mercado Kim Text Messages Stage Manage Board of Regents Meetings
  14. HB2690: Give Water Activists Complete Control over all Development to drive housing costs even higher
  15. SB1035: No GE Tax on health care
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Saturday, April 13, 2024
April 13, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:03 PM :: 1825 Views
  1. Rape and Death: HB2340 pays $2.5M to Coverup Foster Care Disasters
  2. Affordable Housing?  HB2328 Bethel Block Bill Secretly a Sweet Deal for Fullard-Leo Family
  3. 236 Candidates Pull Papers Statewide
  4. Termite Tent Violation Links Miske to Teamsters, ILWU Violence
  5. 9 indicted for allegedly selling over 150 pounds of meth
  6. Decommissioning of Mauna Kea observatory set to resume after winter pause –Telescope to be Shipped to Chile, where Science is Appreciated
  7. Trump VP: Tulsi Gabbard not hot enough?
  8. Another case of travel-related dengue reported on Oahu
  9. Hawaii a Vacation Destination Middle-Class Families Can’t Afford Anymore
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Friday, April 12, 2024
April 12, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:26 PM :: 775 Views
  1. SB2706: 'Expungement' will help sex offenders find work in Hawaii schools
  2. Study STR economic impact before banning them
  3. ‘Surprise’ state tax last straw for veteran Hawaii bar owner?
  4. Legislators “stripped out pretty much everything that made it work.”
  5. Health Department: Lahaina Ocean Waters Safe for Recreation
  6. Hawaii #3 for Per-Capita Congressional Earmarks
  7. Former MMA fighter testifies he carried out beatings for alleged crime boss Mike Miske
  8. Video shows robbery of BVNK store by Miske crew wearing ‘Sheriff’ Shirts
  9. $120M for 5 Years use of New Elementary School In West Maui
  10. Maui Fire litigation State Court hearing to take place today
  11. Lahaina: “You go through the buffet line, and you sit down, and you get to have a meal with your community.”
  12. Lahaina's Santa Claus Joins The Exodus From Maui
  13. Liquor Comm Denying UIPA Requests
  14. Harassment: Waikiki building owner racks up $100,000 in fines
  15. Water likely to shut off to Camp Erdman, dozens of Mokuleia residents in July
  16. Convert Papahanaumokuakea into a Marine Sanctuary before a Trump Return
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Thursday, April 11, 2024
April 11, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:06 PM :: 2397 Views
  1. Case: FEMA should build housing on Maui
  2. Waipahu High students, Hawai‘i Pacific Health doctors and nurses to work side by side in new Academic Health Center
  3. Study: Honolulu Is the City with the Highest Inflation Problem
  4. Rising insurance rates on the horizon for Hawaii residents following Maui fires
  5. HB2743:  A new $1,200 per year tax
  6. A Low-Income Housing Complex Is First to get Building Permit After Lahaina Fire
  7. CNHA Complains Maui Fire Victims Unwilling to Leave Island
  8. Hawaii lawmakers aim to avert ‘early’ DHHL funding lapse
  9. Lahaina Protesters Trash Wedding
  10. The Miske trial may be nearing the half-way point
  11. Death Of Foster Child $750,000 Settlement Keeps CWS Secrets
  12. Unsupervised: Military Child Care Centers Slow to Report Abuse with Little Oversight   
  13. Mental health crisis center open in Iwilei—but half of homeless need padded cell
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Wednesday, April 10, 2024
April 10, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:03 PM :: 2621 Views
  1. Rich States, Poor States: Hawaii Ranks 41st--Will Legislature Send Tax Cuts to Governor?
  2. Prices in Hawaii are Ridiculous: 7 Things that Cost Way More
  3. SB2553: Hawaii 'opt out' retirement scam
  4. Two Big Scandals Joined?  DPP Criminal Architect also Working for Mitsunaga
  5.  ‘There might be some type of corruption’ -- Homosexual Child Molester gets Sweet Plea Bargain
  6. HB1595 Expungements: Thousands of Big Island Criminals to get records wiped
  7. Hawaii ban on short-term vacation rentals moves forward in state legislature
  8. 1,100 Lahaina Voices Stifled because a purple-haired armed robber didn’t submit testimony online
  9. Cockfighting bills die in Hawaii State Legislature due to Mafia Opposition
  10. Opioid Dealer Plea Bargain Backed by 117 pages of testimonials from current and former Honolulu police officers, City Council members, and state lawmakers
  11. Frequent Turnover At Hawaii's Education Board Engineered by Legislators
  12. Inspectors are finding more Hawaii public schools with inoperable fire alarms
  13. Honolulu permitting office cites Hawaiian lūʻau for being in a residential area
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Tuesday, April 9, 2024
April 9, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:04 PM :: 2206 Views
  1. Marconi Point Project Connected to DPP Bribery Scandal
  2. Hours extended for re-entry access into Lahaina Wildfire Disaster Area
  3. Lahaina: 43.8% of businesses “critical, on life support"
  4. 2,694 fire survivors living in 11 hotels—FEMA gives one month extension
  5. Half of rental units reserved for Maui fire victims (and paid by taxpayers) are sitting vacant
  6. FBI had been Investigating Miske Since 2008 
  7. HB2404: Tax Cut for Working Families heads to Conference Where Real Bill Will be Written
  8. HB2653: Estate Tax Cut for Hawaii Small Business Owners
  9. Honolulu City Council requested to condemn properties for rail
  10. Crews will remove 2nd Maunakea telescope starting April 15
  11. Slick Maneuver: Company announces plan to donate land for Lahaina fire debris
  12. Judge Blocks New Appointee From Joining Maui Planning Commission
  13. Retired State Ag Official Blamed for Invasive Species Spread Returns To The Agency
  14. 14 Convictions in 16 Years--Out on the Street, does it again
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Monday, April 8, 2024
April 8, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 2:16 PM :: 1598 Views
  1. Will Hawaii ever have a ‘Taxpayer Bill of Rights’?
  2. ‘Grave Threat’: Calls Mount For SCOTUS To Intervene In Hawaii Climate Lawsuit Against Major Energy Companies
  3. Murder for Hire and Witness Intimidation: Read The Latest Bizarre Motion In The Keith Kaneshiro Bribery Case
  4. Why Does Neil Abercrombie want State to Buy Buildings in Chinatown?
  5. Homicide Up Sharply on Oahu
  6.  ‘Rest Stop’ to Pass out Free Needles to Help Homeless Drug Addicts Shoot More Drugs
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Sunday, April 7, 2024
April 7, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 7:59 PM :: 1081 Views
  1. Road to rebuilding Lahaina paved with obstructions
  2. SB3196: Gun Control Bill Dead for Session
  3. How to Nurse Hawaii Back to Good Health
  4. Trask: UH Regents Shakeup May Profit OHA
  5. Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
  6. The Passthrough Entity Problem
  7. EPA Orders Hawaii County to Upgrade Sewage Treatment Systems
  8. Hawaiian Electric Cracks Down on Useless Solar Production
  9. Council Pay Hikes:  Waters copies Hanabusa
  10. Conservative Hawaii emerges, bucks pot legalization
  11. Big power supply problems continue to plague Hawaii island
  12. Lahaina Fire: Lawyers and Insurance Companies Point To One Termite-Damaged Utility Pole
  13. Mercado Kim Gives Brennon Morioka Authority over UH Construction
  14. Vacation rentals bill blasted: Commissioners get an earful over proposed TAR regulations
  15. Amid cost of living concerns, consumers in Hawaii find food prices differ widely by location
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Saturday, April 6, 2024
April 6, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:49 PM :: 1012 Views
  1. Judge Dismisses Claims: State cannot be Sued in Federal Court over Lahaina Fire
  2. 229 Candidates Pull Papers Statewide
  3. HB1595: Mass expungement of 50,000 criminal records in Hawaii
  4. Honolulu City Council member introduces resolutions to address controversial pay raises
  5. Lesbian Liquor commissioner resigns after alleged drunken confrontation at Playbar Waikiki
  6. Child Suffers for 17 Years Because Addicts Are Not Forcibly Incarcerated in Treatment Facilities
  7. Eight Months Later--Kahului Housing Project For 500 Fire Survivors Finally Opens
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Friday, April 5, 2024
April 5, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:00 PM :: 1527 Views
  1. Studies show Hawaii was correct to pass on dangerous marijuana legalization
  2. Ministry of Truth: Hawaii Lawmakers Call for Set Standards for Ethical News Sources
  3. Lahaina Fire Solution: A Rate Hike, of Course
  4. Rabbi likely to win bias suit against Hawaii County
  5. 4,000 Flee Maui--Lahaina emergency proclamation causing more homelessness
  6. Architect Laurel Mau Testifies In Bribery Trial About Abrupt Firing From Mitsunaga & Associates
  7. Ex-HPD officer pleads guilty to child sex assault, pimping
  8. Hawaii's Top Court Says A Fetus Is Not A Person
  9. Under legislative proposal, thousands of Hawaii drivers would have to buy more insurance
  10. DHHL Land Buys: $600M will be encumbered by June 30
  11. Same-sex marriage bill remains alive
  12. Drug-use linked to crime, homelessness in the islands
  13. Column: Change isles’ licensing policy to keep mental health clinicians
  14. Public Utilities Commission Increases Transparency
  15. NIMBY News: Opponents Of Kauai Hydro Plan Drop Lawsuit But Project Is Still In Limbo
  16. NIMBY News: A Project Aimed At Helping Upcountry Maui's Water Shortages Is Getting Pushback From Residents
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Thursday, April 4, 2024
April 4, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:19 PM :: 1047 Views
  1. The Secret History of the Mercado Kim Crime Family
  2. DLNR Now Charging $1 to Use Ocean
  3. HONU Housing Less Than One Homeless Per Day
  4. How to revive Hawaii’s downtown centers
  5. Lahaina: 500 Properties Cleared, Zero Building Permits Issued
  6. After controversial raises, voters may get a chance to weigh in on Council salary hikes
  7. Longer council terms rejected following robust criticism
  8. Marijuana decriminalization bill advances after pot legalization bill dies
  9. More on the 2012 assault of event promoter Michael Galmiche
  10. Discrimination Suit Against Kauai Police Chief Dismissed, Captain Forced To Retire
  11. Questions swirl over whether wildfire relief aid will pay tab for Maui mayor’s enhanced security
  12. Garbage News: City Points to Waipio Peninsula to Justify Extending Use of Waimanalo Gulch
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Wednesday, April 3, 2024
April 3, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:02 PM :: 2001 Views
  1. Hawaii 2nd Highest State Tax Burden
  2. Gabbard Claims she Rejected RFK's Vice-Presidency
  3. SB2335: Recreational Marijuana Bill Appears Dead for Session
  4. EXTENDED AGAIN: Applicants Wanted for State Ethics Commission
  5. How HPD and HFP Made Miske Fireworks Investigation Go Away
  6. After Kaneshiro-Mitsunaga trials, Is Wheat Finished With Hawaii’s Political Criminals?
  7. Only 21 Accept Lahaina ‘Ohana Fund’ Settlement Offer
  8. Bill aims to exempt private practice physicians from GET
  9. Your Electric Bill Could Be Going Up 5% To Help HECO Pretend to Pay For Wildfire Prevention
  10. UH Regents Are Stepping Up The Search For A New President
  11. HB2802: Lock Gay Marriage into State Constitution
  12. Hawaii Lawmakers Move to Ban Ammo Sales to those Under 21
  13. Hawaii Senate bill targets outdated emergency communication control, stirs debate
  14. Queen's completes purchase of Wahiawa General Hospital
  15. Flacking for latest CNHA Scheme, Council Grills Kapiolani Park Preservation Society
  16. Guilty plea expected in pandemic benefits theft case
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Tuesday, April 2, 2024
April 2, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:37 PM :: 3482 Views
  1. Twenty States Ask SCOTUS to Stop Hawaii Supreme Court from Dictating US Energy Policy
  2. Concealed Carry Win on Big Island
  3. How OHA Affects All People
  4. Lahaina Fire: COFA Citizens may now Apply for FEMA Aid
  5. High Fives And Hugs: Witness Describes Friendly Relationship Between Mike Miske And HPD Officers
  6. Navy Whistleblower Pursued Fraud Case Against Red Hill Contractors, Unsealed Documents Show
  7. Eminent Domain News: Green Will Take ‘Unilateral Action’ To Install ‘Venice of the Pacific’ Tourist Water Feature
  8. As deadline looms, lawmakers evaluating best use of limited money for tax breaks
  9. SB3202: Housing density bill curtailed
  10. Hawaii County Council Vice Chair Against Surprise Name Change for Island
  11. GPS data to be presented at trial will show officers drove past crash scene after pursuit, records reveal
  12. Honolulu Short 437 Officers
  13. ACLU: State Supreme Court helps us turn Honolulu into one Gigantic Festering Homeless Tent City
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Monday, April 1, 2024
April 1, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:57 PM :: 1270 Views
  1. Salary Needed for family of Four to Live Comfortably in Honolulu -- $299K
  2. April is Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month
  3. To Buy a House on Maui, Spend 100.5% of your Wages
  4. Gut the middle class:  Flow of affordable-housing funding faces redirection
  5. Neither the AG nor the Honolulu Prosecutor want to prosecute Misdemeanors
  6. Scientists Say Lahaina's Offshore Water Quality Is Pretty Good Despite The Hype
  7. Navy Says Its Vast Testing Of Pearl Harbor Water Has Been Flawed
  8. Miske trial to resume with more testimony about assault on a rival promoter more than a decade ago
  9. Bills to crack down on illegal game rooms finally get a hearing after mounting community pressure
  10. Petition calls for more protections for domestic violence victims
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Sunday, March 31, 2024
March 31, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:11 PM :: 1233 Views
  1. Hawaii Legislators Proclaim Easter Sunday to be 'Transgender Day of Visibility'
  2. Eight Parties on Hawaii Ballot--but Democrats Challenge Kennedy's 'We The People'
  3. GET on Health Care, Revisited
  4. The impressive journey of ‘Jonathan Gullible’
  5. Crucial housing, healthcare bills still very much alive at Legislature 
  6. Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
  7. Tulsi for VP? One Down, One to Go
  8. With CNHA Moving on to Lahaina Schemes, HTA gets Legislative Support Again
  9. Maui's doctor shortage crisis: Physicians rally to eliminate tax burden
  10. Big rent-to-own housing push by DHHL
  11.  ‘Resident-preference’ housing measure is for show only
  12. Now Chinese migrants are sneaking onto Guam
  13. Hawaii County Council – Longer terms of Office?
  14. Prosecutors are slowly moving the Miske case forward
  15. Could power go out at Merrie Monarch Festival?
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Saturday, March 30, 2024
March 30, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 3:16 PM :: 1314 Views
  1. Stop Big Oil Suit: Did Hawaii's Hyper-Ideological Supreme Court Blow It?
  2. 216 Candidates Pull Papers Statewide
  3. Court documents reveal murdered youth gang ‘counselor’ was allegedly involved in drug ring
  4. Honolulu Council Chair Tommy Waters to reject 3% raise
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Friday, March 29, 2024
March 29, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:53 PM :: 2591 Views
  1. Hawaii's Good Friday Holiday - What's Up With That?
  2. Aloha Stadium Bidding Limited to Two Gangs of Insiders
  3. Senate WAM Approves Budget
  4. Criminal Escapes Kauai Jail, Dead After Run Over by Car 
  5. Applicants Sought to Fill Vacancies on the Disciplinary Board of the Hawaiʻi Supreme Court
  6. Recktenwald Appoints Michelle N. Comeau Oahu District Judge
  7. OIP Director Leaving Office
  8. DoD Returns Red Hill Control to US Navy
  9. Maui facing suicides, exodus amidst housing struggle
  10. Maui's Housing Crisis Only Got Worse After The Fires. Will This New Department Help?  (CLUE: ‘No’)
  11. Rich Landowners Destroy Historic Buildings Because State Historic Preservation Division Too Busy Blocking Affordable Housing
  12. Emails At Bribery Trial Show Alleged 'Courtship' Between Mitsunaga And Kaneshiro Reps
  13. HECO could be fined for power outages in Mililani meant to prevent wildfires
  14. Lawmakers push for bill that would privatize public boat harbors like the Ala Wai
  15. Hawaiian and Alaska Airlines create timing agreement regarding merger
  16. Democrats Trying to Keep Kennedy off ballot
  17. LOL! Senators Want ‘Media Council’ to Name ‘Approved’ Journalists
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Thursday, March 28, 2024
March 28, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:29 PM :: 1656 Views
  1. A hard look at the root causes of the exodus
  2. Council resolution exemplifies why we still have housing crisis
  3. Green Maui Update: Will not seize TVRs
  4. ‘I hope you die a slow and painful death’--Student 'triggered' by Israeli flags at UH Manoa 
  5. Hawaii #1 for Jaywalking Tickets
  6. Tourism Arrivals and Spending Down
  7. Lahaina Rebuild Still Blocked: “No Permits Until Later this Year”
  8. How Many Miske Codefendants got release from detention after a guilty plea?
  9. What Is The Real Cost Of Affordable Housing In Hawaii?
  10. Hawaii Senate Committee’s Spending Plan Includes Hundreds Of Millions For Maui Fire Costs  
  11. EPA’s integrity is questioned for withholding Red Hill tests
  12. DPP to Replace 30-year old Computer System
  13. Attorney for alleged victim takes stand in bribery trial against former city prosecutor
  14. Mililani residents say their drinking water suddenly looks more like milk
  15. How Much Should People Know About A School's Safety Plan? Officials Are Reluctant To Reveal Too Much
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Wednesday, March 27, 2024
March 27, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 8:33 PM :: 2151 Views
  1. Exodus to Mainland: State Loses $185M Tax Revenue
  2. SB2845: Ammo Purchase Age Restrictions heading to House Vote
  3. Jones Act reform doesn’t divide neatly along political party lines
  4. Green Appoints Dozens to Powerful State Boards
  5. TRO Denied: Author of Child Sex Change Kidnapping Legalization Bill Plays Victim
  6. Honolulu City Council delays gift ban bill for workers
  7. The Senate Just Killed Green’s Plan For A Climate Fee For Visitors
  8. City Council adopts resolution opposing ‘tiny lots’ bill
  9. ‘Fragile’ health care system on Oahu adds staffing in wake of key ER closure
  10. HECO Mililani blackouts almost daily
  11. Hamakua Energy Plant Fails under Hawaiian Electric Ownership
  12. Hawaii Board Of Education To Get New ‘Leader’ For The Third Time In 2 Years
  13. Rules that help set real estate agent commissions could soon change in Hawaii
  14. Will Maui Council Allow Water Well Drilling Upcountry?
  15. Hilo gun rights advocate George Young dies at 74
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Tuesday, March 26, 2024
March 26, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:56 PM :: 1885 Views
  1. Prince Kuhio's Fight to Americanize Hawaii
  2. HELCO Predicts tight supply of electricity on Hawaii Island Thru April
  3. HGEA Plants Convicted Felon on HLRB
  4. Puna Man Charged with Heinous Abuse of a 2-Year-Old Girl
  5. Bill 121: TVRs to be Banned?
  6. Hawaii Democratic-controlled Senate Committee Passes COS Resolution
  7. Lahaina: 3,280 people still living in hotels with two weeks to go
  8. Proposed Council raises draw public concern
  9. Gay Socialist Teacher Pleads Guilty to Child Molestation
  10. Hawaii AG's Office Explains How It Drafted Marijuana Legalization Bill
  11. How many Criminals are on Electronic Monitoring In Hawaii?
  12. Jury in Kaneshiro bribery case shown cell phone videos of alleged victim being fired
  13. $12.5M settlement reached for victim in near-fatal Makaha crash involving 4 officers
  14. Two Miske co-defendants sentenced following guilty pleas
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Monday, March 25, 2024
March 25, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:04 PM :: 1672 Views
  1. Leaked WPATH Files Expose Medical Malpractice at Global Transgender Healthcare Authority
  2. Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics about Vacation Rentals
  3. DHHL Broken Promises II Premiere and Panel Discussion
  4. Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
  5. Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted March 23, 2024
  6. Cost of NIMBYism way too high
  7. Grassroot Institute Bills on the Move
  8. Illegal ‘Straw’ Donations Spotlighted By Mitsunaga Case Are Rarely Prosecuted
  9. Lahaina Fire Subpoenas: Maui County Attorneys Push Back Against AG
  10. Lapsing Date helps Mercado Kim Steer UH Construction Contracts
  11. ‘Social Worker’ Shot in Drug Deal Gone Bad?
  12. Lifelong Criminal Found Dead in Keehi Lagoon--‘accidental’
  13. ‘Safe Space’ draws concerns: Residents, lawmaker worried about impact of homeless camp on Downtown Hilo
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Monday, March 25, 2024
Letters to the Editor March, 2024
By Letters to the Editor @ 12:01 AM :: 4208 Views
  • Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics about Vacation Rentals
  • How One East Hawaii TVR Strangled on Regulations and Fees
  • A monstrosity built with tea leaves and pasted together with poi
  • Punaluu: Abandoned buildings, golf course, and aging sewer treatment plant won’t be fixed
  • Tax Hikes Based on Scorn for Taxpayers
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Sunday, March 24, 2024
March 24, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:35 PM :: 1342 Views
  1. Fear of the Unknown
  2. 201 Candidates Pull Papers Statewide
  3. Lawmakers’ rigged game keeps them cozy and paid
  4. HB2184: Public Corruption a Source of Campaign Funds
  5. Scammers Shudder as State senators target Hawaii’s energy policy agency
  6. The Clock Is Ticking For Hawaii To Waste Its Remaining $400M in Federal Coronavirus Funds
  7. The state’s largest largest daily newspaper fails its first test under new ownership
  8. More examples of Miske’s threats disrupting bidding at a Honolulu auto auction
  9. Housing: Its getting Harder and Harder for Governor to Blame TVRs
  10. Allow more ohana housing to ease crisis
  11. Zoning reform can cure isles’ housing struggles
  12. Lawmakers Need A Better Plan For Figuring Out The Cost Of Legislation
  13. Can state stem condo-insurance crisis?
  14. FAFSA Debacle may dent UH Enrollment
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Saturday, March 23, 2024
March 23, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:58 PM :: 1257 Views
  1. Victory! Honolulu Agrees to Suspend Enforcement of Unconstitutional Ordinance, Saving Local Businesses
  2. Fraud: Another Sovereignty Scammer Pleads Guilty
  3. Hawaii has the Most Long-Tenured Homeowners in the US 
  4. Maui, land of infernal regulations 
  5. Criminal Escapes Kauai Jail, Immediately Gets Run Over by Car 
  6. Amid mounting litigation, Hawaii lawmakers doubt Maui County will take the fall for Hawaiian Electric
  7. EPA calls for mediator at Red Hill community meetings
  8. Speed camera measure fast tracks through Legislature
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Friday, March 22, 2024
March 22, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:51 PM :: 1357 Views
  1. HECO's Secret Wildfire Plan: Congress Demands Answers
  2. Disgraced Mililani Athletic Director Fined $274,500 by Ethics Commission
  3. Mortgage Delinquencies Spike After Lahaina Fires
  4. States Adding the Most Mortgage Debt -- Hawaii Ranks 3rd
  5. Hawaii -- Most Affordable State For Healthcare
  6. Lawmakers consider taking your tax dollars to shield HECO, KSBE from future fire-related suits
  7. PUC Opens Secret Docket on Maui Wildfires--HECO Rejects Plan to depower Lines
  8. Carpenter Media completes purchase of Star-Advertiser parent
  9. Nago Reappointed, Legislature prepares to replace State Auditor 
  10. NIMBYS Oppose Emergency Housing for Lahaina Survivors
  11. Can Chemophobia Campaign Scare Lahaina Property Owners Away?
  12. Testimony: Five nightclubs attacked with termite fumigation chemical
  13. The Hawaii DOE Has Defaulted On Rent Owed To Another State Agency
  14. Designer is commissioned to convert state Capitol pools to waterless feature
  15. Racetrack for Kalaeloa?
  16. Suspect Released ‘Pending Investigation’, Mocks System on Video
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Thursday, March 21, 2024
March 21, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 5:33 PM :: 2103 Views
  1. Class of 2024 high school graduation ceremonies scheduled
  2. Allowing smaller lots and homes would benefit families, promote affordability
  3. Kaneshiro Defense: Framing up People at the behest of campaign Contributors is just ‘politics as usual’
  4. SB2768: Carbon Credit Scams Coming to Hawaii
  5. From Hawaii To Texas And Back: How Geanna Bradley Ended Up With The Couple Accused Of Killing Her
  6. Spring break tourists flocking to Hawaii, but hotel occupancy remains below pre-COVID levels
  7. HPD Investigates 2 Officers For Manslaughter In The Death Of A 77-Year-Old Criminal 
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Wednesday, March 20, 2024
March 20, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 6:13 PM :: 2944 Views
  1. Roadblocks to Re-Building on Maui
  2. Hawaii 2nd-Worst Taxpayer ROI
  3. Star-Advertiser to be Sold to Carpenter Media Friday -- after paying $150K ransom 
  4. Senator Rhoads shocked, just SHOCKED to be getting death threats after suggesting assassination of Donald Trump
  5. Prepping Tulsi for Trump’s Vice-Presidency: Mike Gabbard Now Supports Gay Marriage
  6. Honolulu Salary Commission Considers Giving Officials Raises ‘multiple times each year’
  7. No Bid $159M Job To Clean Up Lahaina's Commercial District Begins 7 Months After Fires
  8. How Building Codes Act As A Regressive Tax On Affordable Housing
  9. Bills could force short-term vacation rentals into long-term housing for Maui residents
  10. Kawakami has an idea for ‘affordable housing’ --- Yes, its a tax hike
  11. Reform HMSA practices before we run out of Doctors
  12. SB2553: Hawaii Retirement Savings Program Auto-Enroll Scam Getting Closer
  13. SB2443: Speeding Cameras to Make Comeback?
  14. Lingle joins recreational-cannabis debate in rare public stance
  15. Homeless Villages: A Viable Solution To Getting People Off The Street Or Just The Latest Fad?
  16. Amid city juggling act, popular soccer complex emerges as top contender for new landfill
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Tuesday, March 19, 2024
March 19, 2024 News Read
By Andrew Walden @ 4:34 PM :: 3578 Views
  1. AG Points Finger at Maui County: 53 Subpoenas Delay Lahaina Fire Report
  2. The last time Congress created a new state
  3. Big Island Press Club celebrates retired judge, dishonors Hawai‘i emergency administrator
  4. 2A News: Miske Flinched when he met One Armed Citizen
  5. Thanks to Biden Administration, Hawaii Corruption Offenders Are Getting Reduced Sentences
  6. AGAIN: Another Pay Hike for Honolulu Council
  7. Convicted Felon Buys 300 ac in Central Maui
  8. Honolulu Police Department plans to buy neighboring property owned by Union-Controlled Royal State Insurance Scheme
  9. 2 Finalists Will Interview For Top Job At Law Enforcement Standards Board
  10. UH Hopes To Retain Authority Over Construction Projects
  11. Second segment of Skyline gets one step closer to test phase as track work gets underway
  12. HB2686: ‘Solution’  for Soaring Insurance Costs?  A Tax Hike
  13. ER rooms expect strain following closure at Wahiawa
  14. Department of Agriculture HQ Surrounded by Homeless Drug Addicts
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