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Monday, June 12, 2023
Falsified Financial Disclosures? Legislators Approve $20K for Sen Fevella’s ‘Reelect-me’ Group
By Andrew Walden @ 9:06 PM :: 3122 Views :: Ethics, Republican Party

... Voting on legislation affecting a for-profit or non-profit organization in which you are a director, even if unpaid, is a violation of HRS § 84-14 and Senate Rules 83 and 85 ....

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Saturday, May 6, 2023
Dela Cruz News: Conference Committee Sneaks $200M Slush Fund into Budget
By Andrew Walden @ 7:48 AM :: 2581 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government

... Apparently the Governor is becoming the appropriator--constitutionally a function of the Legislature .... 

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Thursday, April 27, 2023
Trumpsters Fight Antivaxxers for Control of Maui GOP--Preview for Republican State Convention
By Andrew Walden @ 12:23 AM :: 3284 Views :: Maui County, Republican Party, COVID-19

... The fight over control of the Maui County Republican Party provides a preview for the Upcoming Hawaii GOP State Convention set for May 5-6, 2023, in BJ Penn’s hometown of Hilo ....

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Friday, April 21, 2023
OHA Check Register 2022--Insiders Rake in $1.2M for Kakaako Makai Lobbying
By Andrew Walden @ 11:29 PM :: 4340 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Development, OHA

... “Dead Bodies, Convicted Felons and Kakaako Makai: Meet the new Gang at OHA” ....

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Tuesday, April 18, 2023
Honolulu CrimeStoppers is Looking for OHA Embezzler Walter Rodenhurst--We Found Him on the Board of Hawaiian Civic Clubs
By Andrew Walden @ 5:49 PM :: 3628 Views :: Ethics, OHA

... Rodenhurst was just elected as the 2nd Vice President of the Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs.  He can probably be arrested at the next Board meeting ....

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Tuesday, April 18, 2023
Secret Conference Committee Tracking System
By Andrew Walden @ 12:11 AM :: 2217 Views :: Hawaii State Government

... this is not easy to find ....

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Wednesday, April 5, 2023
Supreme Court: OHA Can Hide its Crooked Deals in Executive Session
By Andrew Walden @ 7:04 PM :: 2139 Views :: Ethics, OHA

... This unanimous ruling will allow any Hawaii governmental body to hide its corrupt dealings in bogus ‘Executive Sessions’ simply by paying a shyster to sit in and twiddle his thumbs ....

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Saturday, April 1, 2023
Micronesia: Will Lyon Associates Crook Become FSM President Again?
By Andrew Walden @ 7:22 PM :: 4014 Views :: Ethics, World News

... Has Hawaii’s corruption of FSM opened the doors to China’s corruption of FSM? ....

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Thursday, March 30, 2023
Bra and Panty Birthday Parties: Lawsuit Details Work Life at Hawaii DOBOR
By Andrew Walden @ 1:52 AM :: 8000 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government

"...You must promise me that if things ever get really ugly between the both of us, you will not say a word about this...."

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Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Micronesian President: Chinese Bribery ‘Happens all the Time’
By Andrew Walden @ 10:33 PM :: 3079 Views :: Ethics, World News

... The Vice President was asked by Ambassador Huang if he could sit up front, with other Senators, and also to accept an envelope filled with money; Vice President Palik refused, telling the Ambassador to never offer him a bribe again ....

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Sunday, March 19, 2023
Dead Bodies, Convicted Felons and Kakaako Makai: Meet the new Gang at OHA
By Andrew Walden @ 12:20 AM :: 6929 Views :: Ethics, Development, OHA

... “We greatly appreciate what Senator Dela Cruz is trying to do. And we thank him.” -- OHA Chair Carmen Hulu Lindsey ....

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Sunday, March 5, 2023
Labor Board Nails DPS Conspiracy, Cover-up
By Andrew Walden @ 9:51 PM :: 4047 Views :: Ethics, Law Enforcement, Police

"...the Board finds that PSD consciously, knowingly, and deliberately failed to disclose and withheld information...."

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Sunday, February 26, 2023
HB1291: Will Abused Foster Children Ever be Represented?
By Andrew Walden @ 9:19 PM :: 2518 Views :: Ethics, Family, Judiciary

... Outside counsel may be a child’s only hope to break out of a system run for the benefit of adults’ need to cover up their own wrongdoing ....

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Thursday, February 23, 2023
Audit: DHHL Traded 42 Affordable Housing Credits for a Fence
By Andrew Walden @ 8:53 PM :: 3124 Views :: Hawaii County , DHHL, Ethics

... Big Island lawyers facing the possibility of Federal Penitentiary after allegedly scamming Hawaii County Affordable Housing credits may have one question on their mind ....

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Wednesday, February 22, 2023
After Indictments, Al Hee Took $9M More
By Andrew Walden @ 9:59 PM :: 3541 Views :: DHHL, Ethics, Hawaii History

... remember Al Hee?  The first in the current wave of Hawaii corruption cases, Hee's indictment was handed down on the exact second anniversary of Dan Inouye's death ....

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Saturday, February 18, 2023
Abraham Lincoln Abolished Slavery in Hawaii too
By Andrew Walden @ 4:13 AM :: 3412 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii History

... Abraham Lincoln freed Hawaii plantation laborers from indentured servitude--in 1900--35 years after he was assassinated.  How?  Keep reading ....

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Friday, February 10, 2023
Lawsuit: Catholic Charities Approved Foster Care Home with Schizophrenic Child Molester
By Andrew Walden @ 8:29 PM :: 2780 Views :: Hawaii County , Family

... The girl was placed in foster care on or about July 31, 2017, then allegedly endured several months of sexual assault at the hands of two different adult male alleged perpetrators who were living in the house. Both have criminal records ....

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Friday, February 10, 2023
Remember Syria? Syriously -- Tulsi Gabbard Tells Congress She is not a Russian Bot
By Andrew Walden @ 2:39 AM :: 1924 Views :: Tulsi Gabbard

... all you have to do is forget the last six years ....

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Thursday, February 2, 2023
VIDEO: FBI Raids Home of former Punahou Basketball Coach
By Andrew Walden @ 2:12 PM :: 2498 Views :: Education K-12

... Clad only in white shorts, Yuen, a former Punahou coach accused by numerous female athletes--but never charged--was cuffed and soon whisked away in an unmarked vehicle ....

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Wednesday, January 25, 2023
Preventing the Next Foster Care Disaster--Bills Mandate Court-Appointed Attorneys for Biological Parents
By Andrew Walden @ 3:36 AM :: 2180 Views :: Hawaii County , Family

... Could Fabian’s death have been prevented if the biological parents had an attorney to investigate the fitness of these foster parents prior to Fabian’s placement? ....

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Sunday, January 22, 2023
Supreme Court: Election Officials moved office furniture instead of ‘curing’ hundreds of invalidated ballots
By Andrew Walden @ 9:40 PM :: 2495 Views :: Office of Elections

... Thousands of absentee voters are disenfranchised every election due to rejection of their ballots by the four county election offices ....

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Thursday, January 19, 2023
Kauai Democrats Nominate Replacements for Rep Tokioka HD16
By Andrew Walden @ 8:48 PM :: 4216 Views :: Honolulu County, Democratic Party, Kauai County

... the HD37 Democratic Committee picked three nominees: Ron Menor, Charlotte Nekota, Trish LaChica.  Kauai HD16 Democrats picked Evslin, Chock and Cristobal ....

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Friday, January 13, 2023
GE Tax: Audit Shows Tourists Pay 14.1%--not 30%
By Andrew Walden @ 5:21 AM :: 12113 Views :: Rail, Taxes, Tourism, Cost of Living

...The lie that tourists pay 30% of the GE Tax is front and center as Gov Green and legislators quickly walk back Green’s fake 2022 campaign promise to eliminate the GE Tax from food and medical care....

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Saturday, December 31, 2022
Paranoia Will Destroy Ya: Maui Police CIU 'Kidnaps' one of its own officers
By Andrew Walden @ 7:12 PM :: 3089 Views :: Maui County, Ethics, Police

... a lawsuit filed in 2nd Circuit Court November 4 by former MPD Officer Manuel Sorcy shows CIU investigators intensely focused on Chief Faaumu’s internal rivals both real and imagined ....

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Monday, December 26, 2022
Convicted Meth Dealer Asks Federal Court Permission to Take Over Laborer’s Union
By Andrew Walden @ 10:48 PM :: 6555 Views :: Ethics, Labor, Rail, Drugs

... “If my name sounds familiar it's because my dad was President of the Hawaii AFL-CIO and the Business Manager/ Financial Secretary for the Hawaii Carpenters Union Local 745 for over 20 years.”….

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Saturday, December 17, 2022
Why We Left Hawaii: Police Misconduct Threatens My Wife and Daughter
By Andrew Walden @ 9:37 PM :: 7909 Views :: Hawaii County , Ethics, Police

... building contractor Chris Kagawa lived on the Big Island his entire life until he was forced to relocate to the mainland in June, 2022 due to the actions of the Hawaii County PD ....

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Tuesday, December 13, 2022
Disgraced Bitcoin Billionaire Sent Thousands to Hawaii Democrats
By Andrew Walden @ 10:01 PM :: 2806 Views :: Democratic Party, Ethics

... Indicted for campaign fraud and misappropriation of client deposits, former crypto-billionaire Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF) is now under arrest in the Bahamas facing extradition to the US ....

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Monday, December 12, 2022
Kawananakoa Estate: Sex, Drugs, and Inequality
By Andrew Walden @ 1:16 PM :: 48096 Views :: Ethics, Drugs

...If you’re rich, Hawaii is a really lousy place to get sick....

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Thursday, December 8, 2022
Kahele Skips out on Final Congressional Session with Another Proxy Letter
By Andrew Walden @ 1:56 PM :: 2298 Views :: Ethics, Congressional Delegation, COVID-19

... HI2 is now represented by Rep Lou Correa .... 

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Sunday, November 27, 2022
FBI: Miske Ran Waikiki ‘Beachboy’ Concession
By Andrew Walden @ 5:56 PM :: 3048 Views :: Ethics, Law Enforcement, Tourism

... Gradually the mafia deathgrip on Waikiki beaches is being chipped away ....

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Saturday, November 26, 2022
Builder Cancels DHHL Barbers Point Solar Project
By Andrew Walden @ 4:59 PM :: 2427 Views :: Honolulu County, DHHL, Energy

"...this project is no longer financially viable under its current terms in the Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) due to changing supply chain/market conditions, regulatory delays and final interconnection costs...."

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Wednesday, November 23, 2022
Drugs, Fish, and Termites: Miske FBI Backgrounder Unsealed by Federal Judge
By Andrew Walden @ 8:35 PM :: 4751 Views :: Hawaii History, Law Enforcement, Drugs

... 40 miles off the coast of Hawaii, FV Rachel attached a large amount of Methamphetamine to a Radio Frequency (RF) buoy and dropped the drugs into the ocean ....

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Thursday, November 10, 2022
General Election Results--Fourth Read and Recount Results
By Andrew Walden @ 9:00 PM :: 6020 Views :: Office of Elections

... Republicans win four new House seats and a new Senate seat ....

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Saturday, November 5, 2022
Hawaii Supreme Court: Hawaii MDs Eligible for Enhanced Medicaid Payments
By Andrew Walden @ 9:00 PM :: 2592 Views :: Hawaii County , Health Care

...  the Hawaii Department of Human Services spent seven years litigating against an honest doctor in Hilo.  They lost ....

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Sunday, October 9, 2022
Dirty OHA Contract is Model for CNHA Takeover of Tourism Marketing
By Andrew Walden @ 9:37 PM :: 5283 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, OHA, Tourism

... Ige’s March 4, 2020, COVID Emergency legalized over half of CNHA’s corruption ....

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Thursday, October 6, 2022
Federal Court Ruling: Sen. Karl Rhoads participated in Honolulu County Council Kickback scheme
By Andrew Walden @ 11:35 PM :: 18457 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Politicians

...When Honolulu County Council member Andy Mirikitani faced trial in 2001 for fraud, theft, extortion, and bribery, key testimony came from Cynthia McMillan, the wife of now-State Senator Karl Rhoads (D-Downtown Honolulu)....  

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022
Surprise: OHA secretly borrowed $2M to finance Tribal ‘Aha  
By Andrew Walden @ 6:51 PM :: 2377 Views :: Akaka Bill, Ethics, OHA

... CEO Sylvia Hussey described the purpose for paying off the debt was to bring OHA into compliance with better practice as to how it finances operations ....

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Friday, September 16, 2022
SEC Fines Bank of Hawaii in ‘Pay to Play’ Scheme
By Andrew Walden @ 11:10 PM :: 2529 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education

... A Bank of Hawaii officer oversaw major UH investment management contracts after dropping a $1000 contribution into Governor David Ige’s 2018 reelection campaign ....

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Friday, September 9, 2022
Primary Election Challenges Rapidly Rejected by State Supreme Court
By Andrew Walden @ 5:46 AM :: 2758 Views :: Office of Elections, Republican Party

... Updated rundown on Primary Election challenges being disposed of by the State Supreme Court.  Two are 'normal', the rest are not ....

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Tuesday, August 16, 2022
Sunscreen: BASF Chemical is laughing at you from the homepage of the National Academies of Sciences
By Andrew Walden @ 3:09 AM :: 2321 Views :: Environment, Greenmail

... a ‘generous five-year grant’ buys some 'science' ....

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Sunday, August 14, 2022
Hawaii Primary Election Results 2022
By Andrew Walden @ 1:57 AM :: 5557 Views :: Office of Elections

... Results from Hawaii Primary Election, August 13, 2022 -- Crime Families, Drunks, Anti-Vaxxers, and a Putin Dupe ....

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Sunday, August 14, 2022
Plague, Frogs, Fire and Cracks: Eleven Years of HART Excuses
By Andrew Walden @ 12:02 AM :: 3195 Views :: Hawaii History, Rail

... HART excuses are nearly Biblical: Plague, Frogs, Fires, and Cracks -- but the real reason slipped out as COVID shut down Hawaii's tourism industry: “After Wasting Billions to Build Rail, is it worth $160 million a year to operate?” ....

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Sunday, August 7, 2022
HSTA Forced to Stop Enrolling Hawaii Teachers in Illegal For-Profit Education Scheme
By Andrew Walden @ 12:45 AM :: 3548 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics, Higher Education, Labor

... According the a July 18, 2022 letter from the US Department of Education, EGCC was illegally looting Pell Grant money to provide ‘free’ tuition ....

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Wednesday, July 20, 2022
ERS Hides $96.75M of So-Called ‘Tech’ Investments--Losses Begin to Mount
By Andrew Walden @ 9:30 PM :: 3731 Views :: Ethics, Labor, Tax Credits

... Taxpayer losses are in the billions.  Now they are grabbing for public employees’ retirement fund.  How much will retirees lose? ....

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Thursday, June 23, 2022
S. 2907 Federal 'Truth and Healing Commission' will dig for Bodies at Kamehameha School
By Andrew Walden @ 2:36 PM :: 2475 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii History

... Waihee operative Norma Wong -- kitted out with a spanking new Hawaiian name ‘Kawelokū’ -- was sent, June 22, 2022, to denounce Kamehameha Schools and Lahainaluna School before the Sen Brian Schatz’ Indian Affairs Committee ‘Oversight Hearing on Indian Boarding Schools' ....

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Wednesday, June 15, 2022
Secret Swearing in for Joe Logan Designed to Head Off New Questions About Special Treatment
By Andrew Walden @ 3:04 AM :: 2300 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Police

... is the protection of ‘FOP’ (friends and family of the police) so ingrained in the force that they need not hear directly from Joe Logan to know that they should let his meth addict son off the hook again and again? ....

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Thursday, June 9, 2022
Volta Securities Fraud: Did Latest Hawaii High Tech Fail Take a Bite out of ERS?
By Andrew Walden @ 10:05 PM :: 2367 Views :: Ethics, Tax Credits

... Securities fraud, insider trading, $26.7 M in hidden executive stock awards?  Yes.  Hawaii’s high-tech tax credit schemers are at it again ....

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Tuesday, June 7, 2022
Cocaine News Update: Is Council District 2 Reserved for Crime Families?
By Andrew Walden @ 11:41 PM :: 7807 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Politicians, Drugs

... Council Dist 2: Makua Rothman vs convicted cocaine dealer Chad Tsuneyoshi ....

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Sunday, June 5, 2022
Duke Aiona Running for Governor?
By Andrew Walden @ 3:47 PM :: 3133 Views :: Republican Party

...Will Hawaii Republicans manage to field a credible candidate for Governor?....

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Saturday, June 4, 2022
Hawaii Mission Academy Sued Over ‘White Privilege’ Attack on Hapa Girl
By Andrew Walden @ 11:22 PM :: 4682 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics

... How much money will Hawaii private school boards be willing to pay lawyers for the ‘privilege’ of pushing this latest pseudo-intellectual academic fad on their students? ....

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