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Friday, September 5, 2014
Hawaii Scores B+ in Government Technology
By News Release @ 2:41 PM :: 3725 Views :: Hawaii State Government

...B+ grade in e.Republic’s Center for Digital Government’s (CDG) biennial Digital States Survey. The grade is an improvement from a B- in 2012....

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Friday, September 5, 2014
Analyst Estimates Obamacare Will Increase Number of Uninsured
By NCPA @ 2:16 PM :: 2993 Views :: Health Care

...in 2017, two significant ACA provisions -- which keep insurance costs down by giving taxpayer dollars to insurance companies -- expire....

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Friday, September 5, 2014
Dreamhammer: Keeping Hawaii’s Drones Under Control
By Video @ 4:17 AM :: 4406 Views :: Military

Rep Gene Ward discusses “Drones” with Lawrence E. ‘Larry’ Osborn, DreamHammer, Inc....

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Friday, September 5, 2014
Honolulu Grants-in-Aid Workshops Set
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 3:58 AM :: 4807 Views :: Honolulu County

City grants are very competitive and the City’s Department of Community Services (DCS) strongly recommends that interested non-profits attend a grant workshop....

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Thursday, September 4, 2014
Refinery Switch: HECO Dumps Par Petroleum for Chevron
By News Release @ 8:05 PM :: 6397 Views :: Energy

...to help Hawaiian Electric meet more stringent federal Environmental Protection Agency air emission requirements known as Mercury and Air Toxics Standards....

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Thursday, September 4, 2014
DoE: Pono Choices is Back for 2014-15 School Year
By News Release @ 7:12 PM :: 5725 Views :: Education K-12, Family

The updated Pono Choices curriculum is one of seven sexual health education programs available to DOE middle schools. Beginning in the 2014-15 school year, all parents must sign an opt-in form permitting their children to participate....

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Thursday, September 4, 2014
Puna: Lava Diversion 'Culturally Insensitive'
By News Release @ 6:50 PM :: 6597 Views :: Hawaii County

...for the advancing lava flow in the Wao Kele O Puna area after the flow extended to less than a mile from the edge of the Ka‘ohe Homesteads subdivision....

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Thursday, September 4, 2014
The State of Obesity in Hawaii
By News Release @ 2:30 PM :: 3568 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...in 1991, no state was above 20 percent....

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014
In Hawaii, Your Housing Dollar Worth Less Than 63 Cents
By Selected News Articles @ 11:39 PM :: 4669 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...your dollars go the furthest in Mississippi, where the relative value of $100 is $161.03. Your dollars get you the least in Hawaii, with a relative value of $62.89....

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Research Institute for Hawaii USA Hit With $843K Fine
By News Release @ 10:39 PM :: 8618 Views :: Hawaii History, Politicians, Republican Party, Religion

... holding the Research Institute for Hawaii USA (RIH), and its CEO Christopher Damon Haig, liable for religious and sexual harassment ....

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Wong, Dwyer, Namuo: Betray for Pay
By Video @ 9:49 PM :: 6407 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

This Week We’ll Tell You About Three Individuals Who Betrayed & Got Paid....

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Hughes Corp. Fails to Wheedle Out of Affordable Housing Requirement
By News Release @ 9:32 PM :: 5485 Views :: Honolulu County, Development

The housing requirement is a promise Hughes made in order to gain approval for its massive, 22-tower Kaka’ako luxury high-rise condominium development....

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014
GE Tax: Will Cost Overruns Lead to New Rail Showdown?
By Selected News Articles @ 2:29 PM :: 6019 Views :: Rail, Taxes
By their own admission, HART executives underestimated the effect of litigation on construction costs and schedules. Will they now underestimate their ability to push through an unpopular tax hike?
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Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Teachers in Honolulu Lowest Adjusted Salary in USA
By News Release @ 4:14 AM :: 6289 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Labor

The median adjusted salaries in the 60 metro areas range from $32,312 in Honolulu, Hawaii to $73,078 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin....

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Tuesday, September 2, 2014
State Releases Premium Comparison for ACA Small Group Plans
By News Release @ 8:09 PM :: 3500 Views :: Health Care

...creates openness and rate transparency, and promotes increased competition by requiring Hawaii’s health insurers to allow its small group ACA rates to be published....

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Tuesday, September 2, 2014
HIRA 2014 Legislative Scorecard
By News Release @ 6:23 PM :: 5223 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

...who supports multimillion dollar bailouts for various failing state programs, such as Hawaii's Obamacare exchange, the system of failing state hospitals, and the state's employee retirement system....

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Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Hawaii deemed ‘sinkhole’ state by fiscal watchdog for pension debt
By Malia Zimmerman @ 12:27 PM :: 5362 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

A report by a fiscal watchdog deems Hawaii one of the worst “sinkhole” states for its growing debt burden to taxpayers....

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Tuesday, September 2, 2014
UHPA Approves Abercrombie $32M Gift Contract with 99% 'Yes' Vote
By News Release @ 2:52 AM :: 5409 Views :: Higher Education, Labor
(Flashback June 27, 2014: Abercrombie Rewards UHPA's Campaign Support with $32M -- 'Unprecedented' Early Contract)
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Tuesday, September 2, 2014
HGEA, Legislature Force More State Employees into Union
By News Release @ 2:39 AM :: 4149 Views :: Labor

Since 2003, efforts have been made to facilitate the conversion of exempt positions to civil service in the Executive Branch of state government....

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Monday, September 1, 2014
Ige Pushed $791M GE Tax Hike in Face of Protests
By Andrew Walden @ 11:25 PM :: 6336 Views :: Politicians, Taxes

Ige, Chun-Oakland, and Fukunaga were the three bitter-enders holding out for the full $791M in GE Tax hikes....

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