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Wednesday, February 1, 2017
After Speaking at Anti-Trump Rally, Rep Beth Fukumoto Prepares to Quit GOP
By Andrew Walden @ 3:45 PM :: 12588 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians, Republican Party
Which Democrat will be elbowed aside to make way for their latest addition?
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Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Rep Kaniela Ing: Tickets, Lies, and Bin Laden
By Andrew Walden @ 6:10 PM :: 8545 Views :: Maui County, Ethics, Politicians

...Legislative Candidate Mark Ing: Bin Laden Was “Leading a Movement Against the American Crusade”

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Sunday, January 1, 2017
Mark Moses was a Mensch
By Selected News Articles @ 1:46 PM :: 7188 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

20 years ago, I visited Mark Moses’s deathbed....

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Wednesday, December 28, 2016
Downtown Café Serves Crooked Politicians -- but not Trump Voters
By Andrew Walden @ 1:32 AM :: 8416 Views :: Ethics, First Amendment, Politicians, Small Business

... they let Nestor Garcia eat there ....

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Friday, December 9, 2016
VIDEO: Tulsi Gabbard Defends Trump Cabinet Picks, Denounces Democrats as ‘Offensive’
By Video @ 1:25 PM :: 7383 Views :: Military, Politicians

"...I found it pretty offensive...."

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Monday, November 21, 2016
Cabinet Position? Donald Trump meets with Rep Tulsi Gabbard
By Selected News Articles @ 11:56 AM :: 9323 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Politicians, Tulsi Gabbard

...“Trump's chief strategist, Stephen Bannon, is reportedly a big fan of Gabbard”....

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Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Rep Clift Tsuji Dies
By News Release @ 7:07 PM :: 8966 Views :: Democratic Party, Agriculture, Politicians, GMOs
“...a strong voice for the people and a staunch advocate for Hawaii’s agriculture community....
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Sunday, November 13, 2016
Money Laundering: Ige, Tsutsui, Abercrombie Raked in $38K from Law Firm
By Selected News Articles @ 6:33 PM :: 7381 Views :: Ethics, Politicians

Thornton Lawyers gave to $13,000 to David Ige, $4,000 to Shan Tsutsui, and $21,000 Neil Abercrombie -- Hillary Clinton and Elizabeth Warren are returning contributions from Boston law firm--will local pols follow suit?

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Thursday, November 3, 2016
Jaci Agustin Recognized Again Nationally
By News Release @ 5:53 PM :: 4075 Views :: Politicians

...1 of 35 female politicians to watch across America....

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Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Lindsey Spent Millions of OHA Dollars on Geothermal Scheme
By Video @ 10:18 PM :: 7406 Views :: Energy, Ethics, OHA, Politicians

...OHAʻs Dirty Geothermal Secret.....

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Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Djou Unveils Plan for First 100 Days as Mayor
By Rep Charles Djou @ 6:01 AM :: 6850 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians, Rail

In my first 100 days in office, I will....

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Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Mitsunaga Point by Point Expose of Pro-Caldwell Media Bias
By News Release @ 4:37 AM :: 8007 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Politicians, Rail

"...Caldwell may have evaded State and Federal taxes on all the stock options he has received to date...."

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Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Caldwell Commits Then Fails to Show for Filipino Press Debate
By News Release @ 7:23 PM :: 4322 Views :: Politicians

The Filipino Press Club of Hawaii hosted a mayoral debate this morning....

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Friday, October 28, 2016
Caldwell Duped?
By News Release @ 8:03 PM :: 7400 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Politicians

Mr. Francis states he never consented to appear in any paid Caldwell political ad - an action that would be a clear breach of basic journalistic ethics....

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Thursday, October 27, 2016
The People v. The Powerful - Summarized in a Caldwell Ad
By News Release @ 3:07 PM :: 5769 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians

Caldwell actually paid for an ad that highlighted how he is owned by the establishment and totally controlled the old-boy network....

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Saturday, October 22, 2016
Caldwell a No-Show for Olelo -- Djou Debates Empty Chair
By News Release @ 5:33 PM :: 6711 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Politicians
... Viewers’ most popular question was, “Mayor Caldwell, can I have your second job?” ....
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Saturday, October 22, 2016
TRO, Drunk Driving, and Criminal History Divide HD41 Candidates
By News Release @ 3:33 PM :: 5618 Views :: Politicians

...HNN asked about my three decades old criminal history but didn’t bother to ask Representative LoPresti about his far more recent arrest for drunk driving....

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Saturday, October 22, 2016
Ethics Complaint: Caldwell Hides Millions in Stock Options
By News Release @ 3:34 AM :: 6440 Views :: Ethics, Politicians

...if a portion of Caldwell’s “beneficial ownership” in the Bank may have been in the form of stock options, such options are a “thing of value” and should be disclosed under both Federal tax and City ethics rules....

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Friday, October 21, 2016
Djou Launches New Ad as Absentee Ballots Arrive in Mailboxes
By Rep Charles Djou @ 3:37 PM :: 5086 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians

...Absentee ballots started arriving at homes Wednesday, October 19....

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Thursday, October 13, 2016
HD34: Jaci Agustin Recognized as a Race To Watch in 2016
By News Release @ 10:19 PM :: 6711 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

The individuals highlighted are well-respected local leaders hailing from 16 states, who serve their communities as educators, small business owners, grassroots activists, and more....

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Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Caldwell Hypocritical -- Ducks Another Debate
By News Release @ 7:25 PM :: 6035 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians

After having just demanded a live debate, Kirk Caldwell now refuses to debate Charles Djou on Olelo public television....

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016
State Senator Gil Riviere Endorses Djou for Mayor
By News Release @ 11:31 PM :: 6144 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians

"Sen. Riviere is one of the strongest voices in our community for conservation and protection of our island's beautiful natural resources...."

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Kelii Akina Wins Endorsements from Malama Solomon, Kealii Makekau and Paul Mossman
By News Release @ 11:19 PM :: 6984 Views :: OHA, Politicians

Former OHA Trustee and Primary Opponents Endorse Keliʻi Akina - Malama Solomon, Kealii Makekau and Paul Mossman Call for New Leadership....

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Sunday, September 11, 2016
Ethics? UH Dean Endorses American Samoa Congressional Candidate on UH Letterhead
By Andrew Walden @ 11:01 PM :: 8611 Views :: Democratic Party, Ethics, Higher Education, Politicians

“Hawaii Revised Statutes section 84-13, the 'Fair Treatment' section of the State Ethics Code, prohibits the use of state resources for political campaign purposes.”

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Friday, September 9, 2016
Martin, Ozawa Endorse Djou for Mayor
By News Release @ 3:47 AM :: 7057 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians, Rail

Djou Endorsements Now Include: Council Chair Ernie Martin, Councilmember Ann Kobayashi and Councilmember Trevor Ozawa....

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Wednesday, September 7, 2016
OHA Chair Cancels appearances due to health concerns—or not?
By Video @ 5:47 PM :: 5608 Views :: OHA, Politicians

...Those Same “Health Concerns” Have Not Stopped Him From Campaigning....

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Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Poll: Hawaii 3rd Best State for Jill Stein
By Selected News Articles @ 7:36 PM :: 5068 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Politicians

Green Party Presidential Candidate Jill Stein and Libertarian Party Candidate Gary Johnson both poll 7% in Hawaii....

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Sunday, August 28, 2016
Photos: 24 Hours With Charles Djou
By News Release @ 10:20 PM :: 6019 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians

Check out the last 24 hours on the campaign trail....

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Friday, August 26, 2016
Special Election: CD2 Republican Nominee Files to Run as Democrat in CD1
By Andrew Walden @ 3:37 PM :: 11994 Views :: Democratic Party, Ethics, Office of Elections, Politicians, Republican Party

...UPDATE: Dems Will Seek Removal of Kaaihue from Ballot....

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Friday, August 26, 2016
Rep. Kaniela Ing Pleads "Not Guilty"
By Selected News Articles @ 12:36 PM :: 10367 Views :: Maui County, Ethics, Police, Politicians

Maui State House Rep. Mark "Kaniela" Ing (D) was arraigned today ....

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Wednesday, August 17, 2016
CD1: National Defense PAC endorses Ostrov for Congress
By News Release @ 11:03 PM :: 7006 Views :: Military, Politicians, Republican Party

"Colonel Ostrov is exactly the kind of woman that we must elect to the U.S. Congress," retired Rear Adm. James J. Carey, NDPAC chair, said....

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Sunday, August 14, 2016
Djou: Caldwell badly damaged and we are just getting started
By Rep Charles Djou @ 7:32 PM :: 7616 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians, Rail

In just 68 days, we managed to hold the incumbent mayor to an effective draw after being outspent 5-to-1 with the entire City machinery against us....

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Thursday, August 11, 2016
Hunting, Farming & Fishing Association backs candidates who “help feed Hawaii”
By News Release @ 1:02 PM :: 8679 Views :: Environment, Politicians, Second Amendment, Small Business
“Our elected officials across the islands must work with local, state and federal governments to preserve and not restrict our rural Hawaii lifestyle.”
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Tuesday, August 9, 2016
How Much Is Enough to Replace the Mayor?
By News Release @ 3:51 PM :: 6888 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians, Rail

Kirk Caldwell's latest ads show just how desperate he is....

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Monday, August 8, 2016
Karma: Tulsi Gabbard’s Cult Eyes $16B US Yoga Market
By News Release @ 5:46 AM :: 6699 Views :: Politicians, Religion

There are now 36 million yoga practitioners in the United States alone, with another 80 million Americans preparing to practice for the first time in the next 12 months. Practitioners are spending $16 billion per year on clothing, products and classes.....

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Saturday, August 6, 2016
Caldwell Ducks Debate as Fundraising Fades
By News Release @ 8:02 PM :: 6236 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians, Rail

...the mayor fails to attend the debate tonight in Sand Island sponsored by the Kaimuki Business Association, Kalihi Business Association and Kahala Business Association....

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Saturday, August 6, 2016
Republican Candidate for Ewa’s Senate Seat Demands Change
By News Release @ 1:07 AM :: 5281 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

Chris Fidelibus Wants to Bring Voters’ Voices to State Capitol....

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Thursday, August 4, 2016
Hawaii Family Forum Primary Voter Guide
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 12:40 PM :: 10163 Views :: Family, First Amendment, Politicians, Religion

The Primary Election is just around the corner....

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Thursday, August 4, 2016
Fundrace: Djou Beats Caldwell 3-1
By News Release @ 12:34 PM :: 5235 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians

Djou for Mayor reported having raised approximately $225,000 in contributions with just under $200,000 cash-on-hand....

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Thursday, August 4, 2016
Senatorial Candidates John Carroll and Makani Christensen Challenge Senator Brian Schatz to Debate
By News Release @ 4:03 AM :: 5738 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Politicians

We will be conducting a press conference to Challenge Senator Brian Schatz to a debate on August 4....

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Friday, July 29, 2016
Rep Kaniela Ing Caught Lying About Arrest--Claims 'Conspiracy'
By News Release @ 10:30 AM :: 17707 Views :: Maui County, Ethics, Politicians

...Ing claims a long-running conspiracy is out to get him....

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Thursday, July 28, 2016
Bernie Sanders Resigns from Democratic Party
By Selected News Articles @ 4:46 AM :: 7557 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

“I was elected an independent,” Sanders told reporters at a Bloomberg-hosted breakfast the morning after....

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Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Video: Tulsi Gabbard Nominates Bernie Sanders for President
By Video @ 5:22 AM :: 5453 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

Rep Tulsi Gabbard speech nominating Sen Bernie Sanders for President at Democratic National Convention July 26, 2016....

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Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Sen. Sam Slom Endorses Kelii Akina for OHA Trustee
By Sen. Sam Slom @ 8:39 PM :: 6309 Views :: OHA, Politicians, Republican Party

A Message from State Senator Sam Slom:  From time to time there is a candidate who is really worth supporting....

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Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Tulsi Gabbard: ‘The Congresswoman Trump Fans Can Love’
By Selected News Articles @ 3:41 PM :: 6269 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

She’s a lawmaker who has a soft spot for dictatorial regimes....

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Monday, July 25, 2016
Honolulu: Property Tax Bills and Absentee Ballots Arrive in Mail
By Rep Charles Djou @ 4:04 AM :: 6131 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians, Rail

This week our City government mailed two very important documents:  your property tax bill and your absentee ballot....

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Saturday, July 23, 2016
Tulsi Gabbard Votes Against Zika Funding
By Joni Kamiya @ 6:25 PM :: 5350 Views :: Health Care, Politicians

When politics start to affect public health and well being, there’s a major problem....

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Friday, July 22, 2016
Hawaii Reapportionment Case: Only Mark Takai Put his Name on the Line
By Robert Thomas @ 11:11 PM :: 6292 Views :: Military, Politicians

...one of the rare people in public life who actually showed political courage to do the right thing when literally not one of his colleagues had the guts to join him....

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Thursday, July 21, 2016
VIDEO: HART Vice-Chair Endorses Charles Djou
By News Release @ 8:02 PM :: 7707 Views :: Honolulu County, Labor, Politicians, Rail

...after having seen Caldwell in ‘action’ as mayor, Damien and the IBEW have thrown their support firmly behind Charles....

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Thursday, July 21, 2016
It Begins: Caldwell Launches First Negative Campaign Ad
By News Release @ 12:09 AM :: 5352 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians

...We always knew the mayor would reach for negative campaigning because, as the media reported, that's "the way he rolls."....

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