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Monday, February 22, 2016
Rep Bob McDermott Endorses Ted Cruz
By News Release @ 6:11 PM :: 6168 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

"I strongly encourage Republicans across the state to cast their ballots on March 8th for Ted Cruz," says McDermott....

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Friday, February 19, 2016
A Comparison of Presidential Tax Plans and Their Economic Effects
By Selected News Articles @ 5:48 PM :: 5062 Views :: Politicians, Taxes

Almost every single candidate in both parties has introduced policies that would alter our tax code. However, the approach that candidates have taken differs tremendously....

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Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Duke Aiona Open Letter to Donald Trump
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 5:07 PM :: 12308 Views :: Family, First Amendment, Life, Politicians, Republican Party

...After years of describing yourself as “pro-choice in every respect”—even supporting partial-birth abortion—you now say that you are pro-life....

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Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Ige Appoints Kai Kahele to Senate
By News Release @ 5:03 PM :: 6691 Views :: Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Politicians

Kahele will take office once the state senate qualifies him and administers the oath of office....

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Sunday, February 14, 2016
With Mike Gabbard Controlling DLNR Budget, Kailua Bay Zodiac Death too Hot to Handle
By Selected News Articles @ 10:26 PM :: 10352 Views :: Ethics, Law Enforcement, Politicians, Religion

...his committee has the oversight responsibility over DLNR....

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Saturday, February 13, 2016
Who’s Running: Candidates Pulling Papers as of Feb 12, 2016
By News Release @ 2:08 AM :: 5508 Views :: Office of Elections, Politicians

Candidate filing for the 2016 Elections runs from February 1, 2016 through June 7, 2016....

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Friday, February 5, 2016
Cult Busted: Gabbard Financier Charged with Killing, Injuring Divers with Speedboat
By Andrew Walden @ 4:49 AM :: 48796 Views :: Law Enforcement, Politicians, Religion

...Sai Hansen was a big contributor to Tulsi Gabbard ($5,000)....

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Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Incumbents Challenged on Day One--Candidates Begin Filing on Maui, Big Island
By Selected News Articles @ 12:56 PM :: 8053 Views :: Hawaii County , Maui County, Politicians

First in line after the 7:45 a.m. office opening in Hilo was state Rep. Joy San Buenaventura....

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Tuesday, December 22, 2015
How to Evade Contractor Contribution Ban After A-1 A-Lectrician Ruling
By Andrew Walden @ 7:38 PM :: 6220 Views :: Ethics, First Amendment, Politicians

Corporation X's parent company, Corporation Y, desires to make contributions to Hawaii candidates....

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Friday, December 11, 2015
‘Hawaii’s George Soros': The Hidden Funding Behind Efforts to Disrupt Hillary Clinton’s Opponents
By Selected News Articles @ 7:22 PM :: 10054 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians, Republican Party

In July, 2015, chaos erupts at the progressive NetRoots Nation conference in Phoenix, Arizona....

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Friday, December 4, 2015
Am Samoa: New Embarrassments for Faleomavaega sister
By Selected News Articles @ 12:02 AM :: 5437 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Politicians

Memo to candidates for Congress next year:  If you are seeking signatures for your nominating petition, you might start in the DOE director's office....

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Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Gabbard: Obama Could Cause ‘Devastating Nuclear War’ With Russia
By Selected News Articles @ 12:30 PM :: 6962 Views :: Military, Politicians, Obama

...Gabbard suggested that Obama’s decision to place American fighter jets equipped “to target Russian planes” on the border between Turkey and Syria, and his stated opposition to Russian-backed Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad, could lead the U.S. into a nuclear war....

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Saturday, November 28, 2015
Clinton Democrats to Boot Gabbard from Vice Chairmanship?
By Selected News Articles @ 8:34 PM :: 7524 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians, Tulsi Gabbard

Gabbard criticized Ms. Wasserman Schultz, the top officer, last month for leaving her and other party officials out of the discussions about the Democratic presidential debates....

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Friday, November 27, 2015
Malia Zimmerman Drops Lawsuit
By News Release @ 11:39 PM :: 9212 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

Sen Sam Slom indicated he will seek re-election to the Senate in 2016....

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Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Poll: Only 52% Approve of Ige
By News Release @ 1:45 AM :: 5115 Views :: Politicians

29% Disapprove ...

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Saturday, November 14, 2015
Feds Freeze Rail Funds? HART Knows Nothing About Caldwell’s Latest Pressure Tactic
By News Release @ 12:20 AM :: 6996 Views :: Ethics, Politicians, Rail, Taxes

...the FTA has not reached out to HART and officials were not aware the money was in jeopardy....

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Sunday, November 8, 2015
Two Down, Six to Go: Candidates Still Refuse to Donate Hee's Stolen Contributions to Charity
By Andrew Walden @ 4:38 PM :: 6777 Views :: DHHL, Ethics, Politicians

...Tokuda, Kahele, Kenoi, Hannemann, Hughey, Takamine....

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Sunday, November 8, 2015
Residency: Senator Galuteria Tangled in Lies?
By Andrew Walden @ 3:42 PM :: 7248 Views :: Ethics, Politicians, Taxes

"There is no evidence that the Galuterias repaid the back property taxes on the Pakui Street residence...."

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Saturday, November 7, 2015
McKelvey Guilty of Campaign Spending Violations
By News Release @ 1:42 AM :: 6970 Views :: Ethics, Politicians

$33,000 Missing Campaign Funds....

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Friday, October 23, 2015
Hawaii GOP: Democrats Should Return Al Hee Campaign Contributions
By News Release @ 10:27 PM :: 8035 Views :: Democratic Party, Ethics, Politicians, Republican Party
“Al Hee and Sandwich Isles played an integral part in perpetuating Hawaii’s one-party political machine and used their political connections to line their own pockets,” stated Hawaii GOP Chair Fritz Rohlfing....
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Sunday, October 18, 2015
Am Samoa: Faleomavaega May Try Congress By Proxy
By Selected News Articles @ 6:32 PM :: 6532 Views :: Education K-12, Congressional Delegation, Politicians

Faleomavaega's sister, Vaitunasa Salu Hunkin-Finau is prepared to make a bid to return the office to family hands....

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Thursday, October 15, 2015
VIDEO: A Visit with Duke Aiona
By Video @ 10:01 PM :: 6161 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

...Keli'i Akina speaks with former Lt. Governor of Hawaii James Aiona about promoting conservative principles in Hawaii....

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Thursday, October 15, 2015
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard: The Democrat that Republicans love
By Selected News Articles @ 4:50 PM :: 7390 Views :: Democratic Party, Congressional Delegation, Politicians

...if you thought this was an isolated incident, you haven't been paying attention to Tulsi Gabbard....

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Monday, October 12, 2015
FULL TEXT: Report reveals details of AG investigation of Rep James Tokioka
By Selected News Articles @ 2:53 AM :: 5795 Views :: Ethics, Politicians

...the Attorney General’s investigative report has not previously been made public....

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Monday, September 28, 2015
Video: Democrats Breaking the Mold (with Rep. Sharon Har)
By Grassroot Institute @ 10:09 PM :: 5881 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

Keli'i Akina speaks with Hawaii District 42 Representative Sharon Har about a different approach to Democratic Party politics in Hawaii....

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Monday, September 28, 2015
Tulsi Gabbard to be Republican Cabinet Appointee?
By Selected News Articles @ 3:29 AM :: 5675 Views :: Politicians
“Secretary of Defense?” “Maybe.”
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Thursday, September 24, 2015
Al Hee’s Campaign Contributions—Money Stolen from Native Hawaiians
By Selected News Articles @ 9:07 PM :: 8760 Views :: DHHL, Ethics, Politicians

Each of the elected officials on the list directly benefited from the injustices that were done to Native Hawaiians.  They also benefited from Hee’s theft and tax evasion....

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Thursday, September 24, 2015
Sen Keith Agaran's Law Partner Seeking Marijuana Dispensary License
By Andrew Walden @ 12:02 AM :: 9991 Views :: Ethics, Law Enforcement, Politicians, Drugs

Maui attorney Anthony Takitani registered "Maui Medical Marijuana Dispensary, LLC" on September 15, 2015--over two weeks after the August 27, 2015 Disciplinary Board ruling was issued....

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Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Gabbard vs Clinton: Tulsi Demands More Presidential Debates
By Selected News Articles @ 11:43 PM :: 6067 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

... Will the Democratic nominee 'owe' Chris Butler? ....

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Saturday, September 5, 2015
Supreme Court to take up case involving alleged retaliation by powerful state senator
By Selected News Articles @ 4:50 PM :: 7177 Views :: Ethics, Politicians

...Greer contends Senator Baker eliminated the wrong position in 2008, but finally succeeded in eliminating his position in 2011....

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Thursday, September 3, 2015
State Sues Tech Firm for Buying Influence with Abercrombie Administration
By News Release @ 2:55 PM :: 9478 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Politicians

“...Ciber finally abandoned the project and withdrew its staff without any notice after Abercrombie lost the primary election on Aug. 9, 2014....”

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Thursday, September 3, 2015
Djou: "I don't care for Mr Trump"
By Video @ 2:12 PM :: 5811 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

Charles Djou talks about the latest developments in the Presidential political cycle....

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Sunday, August 23, 2015
Tulsi Gabbard Running for Vice President
By Selected News Articles @ 8:56 PM :: 7410 Views :: Politicians

...Visualize Chris Butler, a heartbeat away from the Presidency....

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Monday, July 13, 2015
Sandwich Isles Communications: Political Connections Pay Off
By Andrew Walden @ 11:37 PM :: 40121 Views :: Akaka Bill, Democratic Party, DHHL, Ethics, OHA, Politicians, Tax Credits

originally published May, 2005, reprinted in honor of Al Hee being found guilty on all counts....

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Thursday, May 14, 2015
Tulsi Gabbard takes on Obama
By Selected News Articles @ 5:55 PM :: 5572 Views :: Military, Politicians

One of the toughest critics of President Obama’s strategy against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is Rep. Tulsi Gabbard....

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Thursday, May 7, 2015
Hawaii State Senate Announces New Committee Chairs
By News Release @ 4:26 PM :: 5638 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Politicians

The Hawaii State Senate today announced a new line up of committees and committee chairs as part of its recent reorganization....

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Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Kim Out: Marijuana Last Straw as Senate Committee Chairs Overthrow President
By Andrew Walden @ 11:07 AM :: 10857 Views :: Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Politicians, Drugs

...The Senate says 'yes' to marijuana and 'no' to anti-GMO protesters....

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Saturday, April 25, 2015
Common Cause: Audit the Clinton Foundation
By News Release @ 12:38 AM :: 6884 Views :: Democratic Party, Ethics, Politicians

...Hirono, Schatz, Takai already endorse Hillary....

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Criminal Charges? Attorney General to Investigate Kenoi
By News Release @ 10:10 PM :: 8440 Views :: Hawaii County , Ethics, Law Enforcement, Politicians

Facts learned during the course of the investigation will determine whether the attorney general’s office pursues or recommends criminal charges....

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Tuesday, April 7, 2015
House Speaker mum so far on complaint against Karl Rhoads
By Selected News Articles @ 4:43 PM :: 5226 Views :: Ethics, Politicians

...attorney Lance Collins lodged a complaint on behalf of two of his clients regarding the actions of Rep. Karl Rhoads while he was chair of a special investigating committee looking into former Speaker Calvin Say....

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Thursday, April 2, 2015
Hawaii Senate creates panel to review Sen. Brickwood Galuteria's qualifications
By Selected News Articles @ 1:49 PM :: 6704 Views :: Ethics, Office of Elections, Politicians

...the new committee will explore whether Galuteria is qualified to serve....

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Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Andria Tupola Interviews Am Samoa Congressional Rep Amata
By Video @ 3:53 PM :: 6119 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Politicians

AMATA COLEMAN RADEWAGEN (AUMUA AMATA), Republican, was elected as American Samoa’s Member of Congress on November 4, 2014....

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Monday, March 23, 2015
HGEA Perreira Threatens Sen Roz Baker After Hospital Reform Hearing
By Andrew Walden @ 5:44 AM :: 9141 Views :: Health Care, Labor, Politicians

"... you may currently enjoy the privilege of occupying a seat, you do not own it - it does not belong to you.  Show some respect to the people who put you there ...."

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Saturday, March 14, 2015
American Samoa: Faleomavaega Trying for Comeback?
By Selected News Articles @ 4:00 PM :: 7890 Views :: National News, Congressional Delegation, Politicians

Even in his latest pet project: the election of the new prime minister of India, he has been eclipsed by the other Samoan in the House, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) ....

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Saturday, March 7, 2015
Sex, Drugs and Birth Certificates: How They Voted
By Hawaii Family Advocates @ 3:41 PM :: 7024 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Politicians

How did your Representative and Senator vote?

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Sunday, March 1, 2015
Dismissed: Judge Tosses Suit Seeking Removal of Schatz from Office
By Selected News Articles @ 4:06 PM :: 5965 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Politicians

...Seventeenth Amendment issues matter. Its strange wording allows legislatures to game the system....

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Friday, February 27, 2015
Why I voted to affirm Rep. Calvin Say as a qualified member of the House of Representatives
By Selected News Articles @ 8:17 PM :: 5278 Views :: Ethics, Politicians

As the Minority member on the House Special Committee to investigate the residency challenge to Rep. Calvin Say, I know many people expected me to put forward a dissenting opinion....

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Monday, February 23, 2015
Rep Karl Rhoads Feeding Info to Calvin Say's Attorney while Chairing 'Special Committee'?
By Selected News Articles @ 4:11 AM :: 7638 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Politicians

The state House investigation of a challenge to former speaker Calvin Say’s right to hold his seat in Hawaii’s House of Representatives has taken a new twist....

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Thursday, February 19, 2015
Ige Rejects Activists, Appoints DeCoite to HD 13 Vacancy
By News Release @ 3:34 PM :: 6892 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians, GMOs

Babes Against Biotech opposed DeCoite....

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Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Schatz' Boycott of Israeli Leader 'Shortsighted and small minded'
By News Release @ 4:54 PM :: 6760 Views :: World News, Politicians

...His loyalty to President Obama apparently supersedes his duties as a representative of his constituents....

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