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Sunday, February 5, 2012
Nevada: Romney 47%, Gingrich 22%
By Selected News Articles @ 1:10 AM :: 5600 Views :: National News, Ethics

With 100% of the Vote in, here are the results from the Nevada Republican Caucuses....

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Saturday, February 4, 2012
DoE Seeks Non-profit Sponsors for Summer School Lunch Program
By News Release @ 11:57 PM :: 5276 Views :: Energy, Environment

Schools, public agencies, and private nonprofit organizations may apply to be SFSP sponsors. Sponsoring organizations receive reimbursements for serving healthy meals and snacks at approved sites to children and teenagers (18 years and younger). Sponsors are encouraged to provide educational or recreational activities.

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Saturday, February 4, 2012
University of Hawaii May Fund Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz
By Selected News Articles @ 11:33 AM :: 8353 Views :: Honolulu County, Democratic Party, Energy, Environment

The University of Hawaii is considering whether to provide funding for the Planned Parenthood abortion business to start doing abortions on Kauai inside the Mahelona Memorial Hospital in Kapa’a....

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Saturday, February 4, 2012
Fordham Rips Hawaii Science Standards: “The Ignorance on Display is Shameful”
By Andrew Walden @ 2:10 AM :: 7369 Views :: Energy, Environment

Released January 31 by the Thomas B Fordham Institute, “The State of State Science Standards 2012” doesn’t pull punches in its analysis of the Hawaii Department of Education’s much-ballyhooed ‘academic standards’.

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Saturday, February 4, 2012
Santorum Registers for March 13 Hawaii GOP Caucuses
By News Release @ 1:30 AM :: 5610 Views :: Energy, Environment

Hawaii GOP Chair David Chang said: “We are pleased that all of the front running Republican Presidential candidates are now on the ballot. The Hawaii Republican Caucus gives voters a real choice and a real voice in the Presidential race.”

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Friday, February 3, 2012
Hawaii Republicans Meeting to Select State Convention Delegates
By Selected News Articles @ 11:43 PM :: 4273 Views :: Energy, Environment

Hawaii Republicans are meeting to select delegates for the upcoming State GOP Convention May 12 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village in Honolulu.

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Friday, February 3, 2012
Health Care: Top 1% a Moving Target
By John Goodman @ 10:21 PM :: 5376 Views :: National News, Ethics

...a small number of people spend most of the health care dollars. True. But the small number this year are not the same people as the small number last year, or the year before....

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Friday, February 3, 2012
Will HHSC Set Up Abortion Clinic on Kauai?
By News Release @ 9:54 PM :: 9949 Views :: Honolulu County, Democratic Party, Energy, Environment

The Board of Directors for Hawaii Health Systems Corporation, which operates the hospital, has scheduled a meeting on Tuesday, February 21 at 6:00pm to discuss the clinic.

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Friday, February 3, 2012
Civil Beat Vanishes from Internet
By Andrew Walden @ 9:25 PM :: 6372 Views :: Energy, Environment

The Hawaii news and opinion site, Civil Beat, was offline February 2-4.

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Friday, February 3, 2012
Transcript: Maine PUC Rips Hawaii's Largest Windfarm Developer
By Selected News Articles @ 9:01 PM :: 6235 Views :: National News, Ethics

Hint to Hawaii: This is what happens when a PUC actually represents the consumers ....

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Friday, February 3, 2012
Hawaii: First Anti-Gun Bill Out of the 2012 Legislative Chute
By News Release @ 6:30 PM :: 5812 Views :: Energy, Environment

Senate Bill 2975 is slated to be heard in the Senate Public Safety, Government Operations and Military Affairs Committee (PGM) on Thursday, February 9th at 2:45 p.m. in conference room 224.

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Friday, February 3, 2012
Heritage: Job Growth Should Be Stronger
By Heritage Foundation @ 1:27 PM :: 4534 Views :: National News, Ethics

The Obama Administration and the nation have cause to breathe a sign of relief as today’s monthly jobs report shows 243,000 jobs were created in January....

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Friday, February 3, 2012
New Lingle Advert -- Bipartisanship: It's in Hawaii's Best Interest
By Video @ 3:42 AM :: 5226 Views :: Energy, Environment

Former Hawaii Governor and current U.S. Senate candidate Linda Lingle released today a new video spot highlighting her commitment to bipartisanship. 

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Thursday, February 2, 2012
Obamacare's Latest Victim Is Religious Freedom
By Heritage Foundation @ 10:14 AM :: 4213 Views :: National News, Ethics

... the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty has already filed a lawsuit on behalf of an interdenominational Christian college that objects to providing abortion ....

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Thursday, February 2, 2012
Abercrombie Appoints New DAGS Comptroller
By News Release @ 3:57 AM :: 5190 Views :: Energy, Environment

Governor Neil Abercrombie today announced the appointment of Dean Seki as State Comptroller to the Department of Accounting and General Services (DAGS)....

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Thursday, February 2, 2012
State Launches Internet Speed Test Site
By News Release @ 3:54 AM :: 5616 Views :: Energy, Environment

Participants Will Aid in Hawai'i’s Broadband Initiative ....

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Thursday, February 2, 2012
Epic Ohana Foster Care Expands to East Hawaii Island
By News Release @ 3:38 AM :: 7402 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill

Hilo, HI—Epic ‘Ohana, Inc. today announced the expansion of The Hawaii Youth Opportunities Initiative (HYOI), formed to improve outcomes for young people who age out of the foster care system....

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Thursday, February 2, 2012
HB2318: Support Veteran-Owned Businesses
By News Release @ 3:30 AM :: 5105 Views :: Energy, Environment

WHAT: HB 2318

Where and When: Thursday, February 02, 2012 Room 309 9:00 A.M.

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Thursday, February 2, 2012
Full Text: Judiciary Testifies on 21 Bills
By News Release @ 3:17 AM :: 5365 Views :: Energy, Environment

The Judiciary submitted the following testimony to the 2012 Legislature....

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Wednesday, February 1, 2012
VIDEO: Hirono Blames Bush, Claims Case and Lingle are Bush
By Video @ 7:11 PM :: 6592 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

Rep. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) is up with her first ad in her Senate race, and seeks to tie both her primary and general election opponents to former President George W. Bush.

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Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Politico: Hawaii Senate Race ‘Could Offer Biggest Surprise’
By Selected News Articles @ 6:27 PM :: 6881 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

Evidence is mounting that the Aloha State could offer the biggest surprise of the cycle. Former Gov. Linda Lingle flexed her fundraising muscles with a $1.7 million quarter....

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Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Obama Green Jobs Program Faces Further Investigation
By NCPA @ 5:56 PM :: 3682 Views :: National News, Ethics

 $500 million in green job training grants placed just 10 percent of trainees in jobs ....

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Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Ed Case: Dear Mazie, Lets Set Up Debates Excluding Lingle
By Ed Case @ 5:29 PM :: 5233 Views :: Energy, Environment

Ed Case renews his debate challenge to Mazie Hirono ....

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Wednesday, February 1, 2012
CBO: Federal Workers Paid More than Private Sector
By Heritage Foundation @ 5:10 PM :: 4217 Views :: National News, Ethics

According to a Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report released this week, federal workers are paid higher than their private-sector counterparts.

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Wednesday, February 1, 2012
'School Quality Survey' seeks parent’s feedback
By News Release @ 4:41 PM :: 5059 Views :: Energy, Environment

Beginning in February, schools will mail or ask students to bring the surveys home. Parents whose children are enrolled in grades 4, 5, 7, 8, 9 and 11 will be asked to complete the survey and return it to the school in a prepaid envelope by no later than March 30.

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Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Registration Begins for 2012-2013 Kindergarten and Junior K in February
By News Release @ 4:29 PM :: 6409 Views :: Energy, Environment

Children who will be five years old on or before August 1, 2012, may enroll in regular kindergarten, while children who reach five years of age between August 2 and December 31 may enroll in junior kindergarten. Kindergarten is not mandatory in Hawaii.

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Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Gallup: Obama Approval Plummets in Hawaii, Down to 56.1%
By Selected News Articles @ 1:32 PM :: 7266 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

The greatest one year decline in Obama's approval rating is the 9.8% drop from 65.9% to 56.1% in Hawaii....

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Wednesday, February 1, 2012
UPDATE: Snake Bill Now HB1943
By News Release @ 12:34 PM :: 6708 Views :: Energy, Environment

 ... the state Department of Agriculture has allowed the brown tree snake program lapse.  The dogs used for cargo inspections were actually given away ....

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Wednesday, February 1, 2012
POLITICO: Ron Paul Expects to be a Top Finisher in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 12:24 PM :: 6465 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

“We will be spending time in the caucus states.” -- Ron Paul 

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Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Romney Wins Florida With 46%
By Selected News Articles @ 4:36 AM :: 3928 Views :: National News, Ethics

6,796 of 6,796 Precincts Reporting....

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