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Saturday, October 18, 2014
Hawaii Hurricane History 1949-2014
By Selected News Articles @ 3:19 PM :: 8228 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

Tracks of all tropical cyclones (tropical depressions, tropical storms, and hurricanes) to pass within 100 miles of the Hawaiian Islands, 1949 - 2014....

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Saturday, October 18, 2014
Ige Drove Cost of Living Higher
By News Release @ 2:13 PM :: 3086 Views

...Meanwhile, Senator Ige Offered New Ideas To Increase The Cost Of Living, Like Making Parking In Downtown Honolulu More Expensive....

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Saturday, October 18, 2014
Washington Post Debunks Takai Campaign Commercial
By News Release @ 12:49 PM :: 4815 Views :: Politicians

...read an editorial from the liberal-leaning Washington Post to understand how irresponsible Takai's position really is....

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Saturday, October 18, 2014
HPD Releases Cachola Videos, 911 Call
By Video @ 1:48 AM :: 5028 Views :: Police

Previously unreleased videos of Officer Cachola, girlfriend fighting ....

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Friday, October 17, 2014
Army Officer Files IG Complaint Against Mark Takai
By News Release @ 8:00 PM :: 13003 Views :: Ethics, Military, Politicians

Hawaii resident Ben White flies home from Korea to support Inspector General Complaint against Mark Takai for “violations of privacy” and “abuse of rank”....

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Friday, October 17, 2014
Hawaii ranks worst for tax burden, report says
By Malia Zimmerman @ 5:59 PM :: 5952 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

Hawaii ranks worst in three major categories in the seventh annual “Rich States, Poor States” report....

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Friday, October 17, 2014
The Amazing Guesses People Give Jimmy Kimmel Crew when Asked what GMOs are
By Heritage Foundation @ 3:05 PM :: 3847 Views :: GMOs

Most honest answer: "I'm just going along with it."

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Friday, October 17, 2014
Ige Ignored Efforts For Tax Relief On Groceries
By News Release @ 2:44 PM :: 4721 Views :: Taxes, Cost of Living

...earlier this year, when Senator Ige had a bipartisan measure to provide tax relief on groceries (SB2206, 1/16/14) before his committee, he ignored it....

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Friday, October 17, 2014
Hawaii Named a ‘Top 10 State for Afterschool’
By News Release @ 1:34 AM :: 5069 Views :: Education K-12, Family

New Household Survey Finds that Unmet Demand for Afterschool Programs in the State Persists....

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Thursday, October 16, 2014
Budget: Does Hawaii Have a Boom, or a Bust?
By Grassroot Institute @ 10:09 PM :: 4579 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Taxes

“...a number of serious hard decisions need to be made financially for our state budget.”

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Thursday, October 16, 2014
ALEC Ranks Hawaii as Worst State in Three Economic Categories
By Sen. Sam Slom @ 9:44 PM :: 4709 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

Rich States, Poor States also indicates there is cumulative domestic migration loss of 26,409 people from 2003 to 2012, with a net domestic migration loss of 2.4%....

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Thursday, October 16, 2014
VIDEO: Cam Cavasso in his own Words
By Video @ 9:25 PM :: 3987 Views :: Politicians

It's an in-depth and engrossing look at the man behind the candidate....

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Thursday, October 16, 2014
Hawaii Family Advocates Releases 2014 General Election Endorsements
By News Release @ 8:50 PM :: 6715 Views :: Family, Politicians

HFA endorses these candidates for this election only....

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Thursday, October 16, 2014
Corporations Must Re-Register as Non-Candidate Committees
By News Release @ 8:24 PM :: 4667 Views :: Ethics

On November 5, 2014, the day after the general election, the Corporate Reporting System will be repealed....

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Thursday, October 16, 2014
No Long-Term Gains from Universal Preschool
By NCPA @ 2:54 PM :: 3809 Views :: Education K-12

...studies have been done on the value of preschool programs, and the results are not positive for preschool supporters....

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Thursday, October 16, 2014
Hawaii CON Limits Patients' Access to Life-Saving Exams
By NCPA @ 2:51 PM :: 3909 Views :: Health Care

Certificate-of-need (CON) laws prohibit health care providers from offering new services or new medical equipment without approval from the state....

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Thursday, October 16, 2014
Health Care: Ige’s Epic Disaster
By Video @ 2:24 PM :: 5173 Views :: Health Care, Politicians

Hawaii Health Connector and more ....

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Thursday, October 16, 2014
Keoki Kerr: "It Clearly Wasn't David Ige's Night"
By Video @ 2:14 PM :: 5278 Views :: Politicians

...he admitted he never traveled much to the neighbor islands until the last year when he started running for governor....

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Thursday, October 16, 2014
Ige: "I Did Look at Pension Tax as an Option"
By Video @ 3:06 AM :: 5395 Views :: Politicians, Taxes

...Senator Ige was for these misguided tax hikes before he was against them....

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Thursday, October 16, 2014
Ana: Big Island Schools Closed Friday, Governor Issues Emergency Proclamation
By News Release @ 1:49 AM :: 4686 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii State Government

Tropical Storm Ana is expected to strengthen over the next 12 hours, forcing the closure of all Hawaii Island public schools on Friday....

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Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Federal Akaka Tribe Decision Revealed
By Video @ 9:08 PM :: 9367 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

Sources Say The DOI Has Arrived At Their Decision On Whether To Create A Native Hawaiian US Indian Tribe....

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Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Takai Missed Every Hearing and Every Vote
By News Release @ 7:52 PM :: 3661 Views :: Politicians

In 2014, Takai failed to attend every hearing and didn’t participate in any votes in three committees that he’s assigned to....

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Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Djou Campaign $626K Cash on Hand
By News Release @ 3:31 PM :: 4218 Views :: Politicians

Team Djou holds over $626,000 cash-on-hand as of September 30th....

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Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Ige Wants To Charge $500 For Parking In Downtown Honolulu!?
By News Release @ 2:40 PM :: 7313 Views :: Politicians, Rail, Cost of Living

"Senator Ige's latest extreme proposal clearly demonstrates that the cost of living in Hawaii is at the bottom of his list of priorities...."

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Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Affordable Food? Honolulu Scores 135th
By Selected News Articles @ 2:29 PM :: 4020 Views :: Cost of Living

The cost of groceries is two times higher in Honolulu than in Houston....

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Wednesday, October 15, 2014
The Bleeding of Aloha: Ugliness of the Anti-GMO Movement in Hawaii
By Joni Kamiya @ 4:30 AM :: 7339 Views :: GMOs

Here’s a summary of what’s happening now across our state....

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Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Hawaii students get gift cards to participate in sex education program
By Malia Zimmerman @ 4:15 AM :: 5919 Views :: Education K-12, Family

...The gift cards, valued at between $10 and $20 each, are issued to 11, 12 and 13-year-olds....

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Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Are Anti-Price Gouging Policies to Blame for Shortages on the Big Island?
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:13 AM :: 7692 Views :: Hawaii County , Economy, Small Business, Cost of Living

...The government bought ice here so no one else could buy the ice....

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Aiona: Lower the Cost of Energy
By News Release @ 11:56 PM :: 4884 Views :: Energy, Cost of Living

“All solutions which lower the cost of energy must be on the table,” said Aiona....

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Colleges Refuse to Renew Institutes That Spread Chinese Government Propaganda
By Heritage Foundation @ 6:02 PM :: 4528 Views :: Higher Education

... but not UH Manoa ....

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Djou Launches New TV Ad
By Video @ 4:57 PM :: 5232 Views :: Politicians, Cost of Living
...members of our community, including prominent musician, Nalani Choy, discuss how Hawai'i's high cost of living and lack of affordable housing make it difficult to live in Hawai'i....
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Tuesday, October 14, 2014
2013: Ige's TAT Raid Set Up County GE Tax Hike
By News Release @ 4:48 PM :: 3669 Views :: Taxes

...2011 was not the only time Ige pushed a measure that would raise general excise taxes....

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014
UHERO: PV Growth in Hawaii?
By UHERO @ 6:43 AM :: 4077 Views :: Energy

Under the current rate structure, DG providers are providing “cheap” electricity while consuming “expensive” electricity....

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014
NYT/CBS Poll: Ige 34%-Aiona 32%
By Selected News Articles @ 5:13 AM :: 7126 Views :: Politicians

Poll taken September 20 - October 1 ....

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Caldwell Claims 269 Lane Miles Repaved
By News Release @ 1:00 AM :: 2868 Views :: Honolulu County

...Caldwell released today the city’s quarterly road repaving progress report....

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Monday, October 13, 2014
Video: Manny Pacquiao endorses Duke Aiona
By News Release @ 11:20 PM :: 4784 Views :: Politicians

World Champion boxer and Filipino politician, Manny Pacquiao, endorses Duke Aiona in Hawaii Governors race....

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Monday, October 13, 2014
VIDEO: Cam Cavasso Launches TV Ads
By News Release @ 11:03 PM :: 4317 Views :: Politicians

Cam's advertising centers around the high cost of living in Hawaii and the lack of viable solutions to this problem by the Democrats....

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Monday, October 13, 2014
Aiona: Cut taxes to make Hawaii more affordable
By News Release @ 9:25 PM :: 3848 Views :: Politicians
“We’re actually one of only seven states that tax food and medicine.”
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Monday, October 13, 2014
Democrat Poll Shows Abortion Lies Work: Ige 45, Aiona 33, Hannemann 10
By Selected News Articles @ 3:19 PM :: 5386 Views :: Politicians

The poll of 600 likely voters was conducted from Oct. 3 to Oct. 8, as lying National Democrat ads claiming Aiona would outlaw abortion filled the airwaves....

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Monday, October 13, 2014
Djou Emphasizes Critical Need for Bipartisan Congressional Delegation
By News Release @ 1:48 PM :: 5134 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Politicians

Djou Emphasizes Critical Need for Bipartisan Congressional Delegation....

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Monday, October 13, 2014
Congress to Consider Internet Sales Tax After Election
By NCPA @ 1:40 PM :: 4617 Views :: Small Business, Taxes

...lawmakers are pushing to enact the Marketplace Fairness Act after the November midterm elections....

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Sunday, October 12, 2014
Kakaako Developer Rushes Approval Before Abercrombie Appointees Exit HCDA
By News Release @ 5:49 PM :: 5135 Views :: Development

The approval meeting is currently scheduled for December 3, after the expiration of the term of the current board on December 1....

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Sunday, October 12, 2014
What Will It Take to Grow Hawaii's GDP?
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:01 AM :: 5300 Views :: Economy, Taxes

Elections are happening every day. People are constantly voting, with their dollars and with their feet....

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Sunday, October 12, 2014
Hawaii Churches Join Pulpit Freedom Sunday
By News Release @ 4:04 AM :: 5866 Views :: First Amendment, Religion

...a statement agreeing that the IRS should not control the content of a pastor’s sermon....

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Saturday, October 11, 2014
$3.6M for ‘Consortium’ Seeking Takeover of OHA’s Fake Tribe
By Video @ 10:17 PM :: 5733 Views :: OHA

Three Groups Hope To Get The Scoop But Itʻll Be Only Crumbs Left For The Rest By This Consortium....

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Saturday, October 11, 2014
Ige Defensive over Tax Hikes, Broken Promises
By News Release @ 4:01 PM :: 5126 Views :: Politicians, Taxes

...another week has gone by where Senator David Ige found himself defending tax hikes and broken promises....

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Saturday, October 11, 2014
Abercrombie Appoints Two Oahu Circuit Court Judges
By News Release @ 3:50 PM :: 6496 Views :: Judiciary

Abercrombie today announced the appointments of Jeffrey P. Crabtree and Christine E. Kuriyama to the Circuit Court of the First Circuit....

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Saturday, October 11, 2014
Council Hikes Fines for Illegal Dumping
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 4:42 AM :: 5322 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment

These bills are a first step toward empowering our communities to fight back against illegal dumping....

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Saturday, October 11, 2014
Where Does Hawaii Rank in Rich States, Poor States?
By Sen. Sam Slom @ 4:16 AM :: 9048 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

Hawaii is ranked the worst state in three categories....

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Saturday, October 11, 2014
Mark Takai Flip-Flops on Military Cuts
By News Release @ 2:42 AM :: 5434 Views :: Military, Politicians

“Mark Takai will mislead voters and say anything to get elected."

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