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Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Conflict of Interest: Ige Was Both Legislator and Lobbyist While Serving on Committee Overseeing His Employer
By Selected News Articles @ 5:48 AM :: 10460 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii History, Politicians

"Senator Ige's conflict is inescapable and unacceptable." -- Star-Bulletin

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Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Ige Voted for Furlough Fridays, Responsible for $200M Health Connector Debacle
By News Release @ 5:29 AM :: 4920 Views :: Politicians

Ige also voted for budget cuts that lead to Furlough Fridays....

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Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Djou Only Congressional Candidate at Kahala Business Forum
By News Release @ 5:23 AM :: 4967 Views :: Politicians

"Hawaii needs a representative who can hit the ground running and is ready to fight for Hawaii on day one," stated Djou at the forum....

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Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Debate: Ige Touts Legislative Mismanagement
By News Release @ 4:02 PM :: 4611 Views :: Politicians

"I'm the only one, only candidate here who really has served as the chairman of Ways and Means committee...."

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Monday, September 22, 2014
TV Ad Claims Ige Stands For ‘Government Living Within its Means’ (LOL!)
By News Release @ 7:56 PM :: 7246 Views :: Politicians, Taxes, Cost of Living

A New Study Shows Hawaii Has The Second Worst Tax System Overall And The Third Most Overtaxed Middle Class....

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Monday, September 22, 2014
Fact Check: Attack Ads from Mainland Progressive Group "False and Nasty"
By News Release @ 5:50 PM :: 5875 Views :: Military, Politicians

...VoteVets supports "progressive" Democrats and has a long record of spending money against veterans, who have served our country honorably such as Arizona Sen. John McCain....

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Sunday, September 21, 2014
Pocketbook Issues: Ige on Defense
By News Release @ 2:28 PM :: 7646 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party, Taxes, Cost of Living

"Which is precisely why the RGA ad, and others that may follow, might actually persuade voters to go Aiona’s way."

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Saturday, September 20, 2014
Kelii Akina interviews Elwin Ahu
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:58 AM :: 5331 Views :: Politicians

Mr. Ahu shares his political philosophy with Dr. Akina, and fields some tough questions....

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Friday, September 19, 2014
Aiona Only Candidate to Release Policy Initiatives
By News Release @ 3:13 PM :: 8609 Views :: Education K-12, Homelessness, Politicians, Republican Party

...a detailed plan with practical solutions for our state’s toughest issues: Homelessness, Affordable Housing, and Education....

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Thursday, September 18, 2014
Costs Of Raising Children Burden Hawaii Families
By News Release @ 4:45 PM :: 8065 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics, Politicians, Republican Party

"The Abercrombie-Ige policy agenda has piled taxes and a higher cost of living on Hawaii families...."

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Paychecks Hawaii General Election Endorsements – 2014
By Sen. Sam Slom @ 4:10 PM :: 5198 Views :: Politicians

PAYCHECKS HAWAII Announces Endorsements for 2014; candidates who can help change and improve Hawaii’s business and fiscal climate and increase residents’ standard of living....

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Aiona Campaign: 75% of Contributions Under $100
By News Release @ 3:42 PM :: 5068 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

...98% of them are from Hawaii residents....

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Ige-Abercrombie Tax Hikes Drive Cost of Living Higher
By News Release @ 3:26 PM :: 4440 Views :: Politicians, Cost of Living

FLASHBACK: Ige Admits Abercrombie-Ige Agenda Isn't Lowering The Cost Of Food Or Energy....

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Hawaii’s ‘most unusual political candidate’ vying to be next congressman
By Malia Zimmerman @ 3:26 AM :: 4553 Views :: Politicians

Kawika Crowley, the Republican running for U.S. House District 2 in November, is quite possibly the state’s most interesting politician in 2014....

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Tuesday, September 16, 2014
VIDEO: Paradise Lost Thanks to Ige and Abercrombie
By Video @ 6:01 AM :: 4337 Views :: Politicians
"Neil Abercrombie calls David Ige a good partner. Leading the way for an estimated $800 million in taxes and fees. We're now the worst state to make a living.”
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Sunday, September 14, 2014
Rasmussen Poll: Ige 40, Aiona 39, Mufi 14
By Selected News Articles @ 3:38 PM :: 4889 Views :: Politicians

...The survey of 750 Likely Voters in Hawaii was conducted on September 9-10, 2014 by Rasmussen....

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Saturday, September 13, 2014
Meet the California Oilman Behind Brian Schatz
By Selected News Articles @ 9:35 PM :: 7220 Views :: Environment, Politicians

...Steyer, the former CEO of the Farallon investment firm, made much of his fortune from the coal, oil, and gas industries....

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Saturday, September 13, 2014
The New Post-Inouye/Abercrombie Era in Hawaii Politics
By News Release @ 3:58 PM :: 6497 Views :: Hawaii History, Politicians

...Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm, Downtown Laniakea YWCA....

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Saturday, September 13, 2014
Tuna Monument: Faleomavaega out in the Cold Again
By Selected News Articles @ 10:48 AM :: 7859 Views :: Environment, Politicians, Obama

...the first important discussion at the White House was held this week and, while Governor Lolo was represented by a member of his cabinet, Faleomavaega was nowhere to be found....

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Friday, September 12, 2014
Aiona Commits to Eleven Gubernatorial Forums, Debates
By News Release @ 3:55 PM :: 5082 Views :: Politicians

With less than two months left in Hawai‘i’s hotly-contested elections, Duke Aiona plans more transparency in the public arena thanks to back-to-back forums and debates....

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Friday, September 12, 2014
POLL: Ige 36% - Aiona 35%
By Selected News Articles @ 1:15 PM :: 5337 Views :: Politicians

... online interviews with 655 Hawaii voters conducted August 18-September 2, 2014 ....

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Friday, September 12, 2014
Sabato: Party Label is Ige's Most Important Attribute
By Selected News Articles @ 1:11 AM :: 4278 Views :: Politicians

...In light of this, we’re shifting this contest from Toss-up to Leans Democratic....

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Thursday, September 11, 2014
Brickwood Galuteria: Tool of Special Interests
By News Release @ 5:43 AM :: 6042 Views :: Development, Politicians

...Galuteria pushed legislation helping large developers at the community’s expense while doing little to advance affordable housing....

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Djou Talks Balanced Budget -- Takai Skips Candidate Forums
By News Release @ 2:02 PM :: 5187 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Politicians

Djou's opponent failed to attend today's candidate forum and also missed a candidate forum last night in Mapunapuna....

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Tuesday, September 9, 2014
It's Official: Faleomavaega in the Race
By Selected News Articles @ 6:50 PM :: 4579 Views :: Politicians

...the mystery of Faleomavaega’s whereabouts and physical condition remains....

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Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Djou: Exempt Hawaii from Obamacare, Jones Act
By Rep Charles Djou @ 1:41 PM :: 6589 Views :: Health Care, Jones Act, Politicians

"Hawaii has America's highest cost of living and I am committed to reducing this burden...."

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Monday, September 8, 2014
Islamic Gulen Cult Pours Money into Takai Campaign
By Andrew Walden @ 12:16 AM :: 12122 Views :: Education K-12, Labor, Military, Politicians

Cult members laboring for the Imam under "Tuzuk contracts" are obligated to kick back all of their salaries beyond a bare minimum needed to survive....

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Friday, September 5, 2014
The Ige-Abercrombie Agenda Isn't Working: Economy Again Falls Short Of Expectations
By News Release @ 5:52 PM :: 6499 Views :: Economy, Politicians, Republican Party

The Hawaii Council On Revenues Now Forecasts The State Will Have $100 Million Less In Tax Revenues Because Of A Slowing Economy....

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Research Institute for Hawaii USA Hit With $843K Fine
By News Release @ 10:39 PM :: 8460 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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Tuesday, September 2, 2014
HIRA 2014 Legislative Scorecard
By News Release @ 6:23 PM :: 5126 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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Monday, September 1, 2014
Ige Pushed $791M GE Tax Hike in Face of Protests
By Andrew Walden @ 11:25 PM :: 6237 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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Sunday, August 31, 2014
At First, Takai Voted For the Pension Tax 'Every Time'
By Andrew Walden @ 11:21 PM :: 8273 Views :: Labor, Politicians, Taxes

Even weeks after angry kupuna and union members began crowding committee hearings to protest, Takai voted 'aye' for the pension tax bill HB1092 HD1....

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Saturday, August 30, 2014
Tuna Monument: Faleomavaega Slow on the Draw
By Selected News Articles @ 8:20 PM :: 8184 Views :: Energy, National News, Politicians, Small Business

...it took nearly a month for the ailing delegate to file a formal letter with Obama pleading with him not to take any action that would harm American Samoa....

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Saturday, August 30, 2014
Video: Steering Hawaii Through Rough Waters
By Grassroot Institute @ 2:13 PM :: 4072 Views :: Politicians

...Grassroot President Keli’i Akina interviews Cam Cavasso, who is currently running to represent Hawaii in the U.S. Senate....

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Friday, August 29, 2014
Djou: America Must Build Coherent Strategy to Deal With Islamic State
By News Release @ 5:07 PM :: 5460 Views :: Military, Politicians

...I support President Obama's desire to defeat ISIS, but America needs to see more decisive leadership....

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Friday, August 29, 2014
FEMA Rejection Shows Lack of Leadership by Schatz
By News Release @ 4:51 PM :: 7891 Views :: Hawaii County , Congressional Delegation, Hawaii State Government, Politicians

...The rejection of the disaster declaration shows the people of Hawaii that Schatz has no influence where it matters most....

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Thursday, August 28, 2014
DCCA: Ige Business 'Not in Good Standing'
By News Release @ 8:39 PM :: 7612 Views :: Politicians, Small Business

...According To The DCCA, Robert A. Ige And Associates Has Misfiled Several Annual Reports, And Failed To File Their 2012 Report Until May 5, 2014....

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Sunday, August 24, 2014
Faleomavaega Coming Back to American Samoa for Election Season?
By Selected News Articles @ 3:59 AM :: 6726 Views :: National News, Congressional Delegation, Politicians

...the United Nations third decennial conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS)  will run from September 1-4 in Samoa....

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Saturday, August 23, 2014
Grassroot Institute Posts Debate Video
By Grassroot Institute @ 11:53 PM :: 4347 Views :: Politicians

...Grassroot Institute hosts first event of its kind in this election cycle, challenges candidates on a wide variety of topics....

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Friday, August 22, 2014
VIDEO: Standing Room Only at Grassroot Gubernatorial Forum
By Andrew Walden @ 11:32 PM :: 7905 Views :: Politicians

David Ige may have been afraid of the video, but hundreds of other people weren’t as a standing-room only lunchtime crowd packed the downtown Honolulu Pacific Club for today's Grassroot Institute gubernatorial forum....

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Friday, August 22, 2014
Sutton Endorses Aiona-Ahu Ticket
By News Release @ 10:59 PM :: 5309 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

...The team of Aiona and Ahu ... have a great positive approach to gathering wide support and standing up when asked to debate or speak to groups....

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Thursday, August 21, 2014
Ige Cancels: Will be only Candidate Missing from First Gubernatorial Forum
By Grassroot Institute @ 6:03 PM :: 7683 Views :: Politicians

...Friday, August 22, 2014, 12 Noon, Pacific Club, Honolulu....

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014
No Lawsuit: Hanabusa Calls for Legislative Investigation of Election, Does not Endorse Schatz
By News Release @ 4:25 PM :: 6505 Views :: Democratic Party, Office of Elections, Politicians

...I heard from many who feel strongly that they were disenfranchised from the voting process this election and I stand ready to support any collaborative effort to have those voices heard....

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Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Schatz wins U.S. Senate primary in political battle that divided Hawaii’s Democratic party
By Malia Zimmerman @ 7:09 PM :: 5744 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

Polls showed that whites, and most mainland liberal groups, largely backed Schatz, while Hanabusa had the support of local Asians....

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Saturday, August 16, 2014
Am Samoa Leaders Work Around Missing Delegate to Resist Obama's Tuna Monument
By Selected News Articles @ 10:20 PM :: 5037 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Politicians
“I have a simple question:” asked Annesley, “Can Faleomavaega Eni Hunkin legally run for office, without having to step on American Samoa soil?”
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Saturday, August 16, 2014
Far-Left Ige Will Take Hawaii Further in Wrong Direction
By News Release @ 6:12 PM :: 5733 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

...the last thing the state needs is another tax-and-spend liberal in the statehouse....

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Saturday, August 16, 2014
Cavasso to Schatz: Mainland PACs Spent a Lot of Money Getting You Nominated, Lets Debate
By News Release @ 1:49 PM :: 3916 Views :: Politicians

...mainland super PACs have spent considerable money getting to the final result....

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Friday, August 15, 2014
HI House leader ousted in election primary amid controversy
By Malia Zimmerman @ 5:11 PM :: 6878 Views :: Democratic Party, Ethics, Politicians

House Majority floor leader Rida Cabanilla is out of a job....

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Friday, August 15, 2014
Faleomavaega Skips Visit of Key House Committee to American Samoa
By Selected News Articles @ 11:08 AM :: 5484 Views :: National News, Politicians
The group flew in and out without ever having seen the place or having had to entertain the question “Where’s Eni?”
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Thursday, August 14, 2014
Abercrombie Has Vested Interest in Quick Puna Vote
By Selected News Articles @ 11:56 PM :: 7502 Views :: Democratic Party, Office of Elections, Politicians

...Puna residents have been shamelessly made the latest pawns of Progressives as they desperately attempt to hold on to power after a stunning rebuke at last Saturday’s primary elections....

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