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Wednesday, April 3, 2024
The Secret History of the Mercado Kim Crime Family
By Andrew Walden @ 9:48 PM :: 5895 Views :: Ethics, Gambling, Hawaii History, Police, Politicians, Drugs

... Mercado Kim's uncle, John Sayin Kim, became Godfather of Hawaii organized crime after the explosion of his Cadillac Eldorado in Chinatown ....

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Thursday, March 7, 2024
Kouchi in Danger After Nahale-a Debacle?
By Selected News Articles @ 4:11 AM :: 3344 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Higher Education, Politicians

... if a person who voted for Nahale-a gets ticked off enough to try and flip at least one of the votes that voted against, then they could have a shot at reorganizing the Senate ....

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Friday, March 1, 2024
Rep Bert Kobayashi to Retire from Legislature
By News Release @ 5:00 PM :: 1566 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Politicians

... to retire on November 5, 2024, at the end of his present term ....

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Friday, January 26, 2024
Hawaii Democrats to Investigate Kim Coco Iwamoto Anti-Vaxxerism?
By News Release @ 2:10 PM :: 2283 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

... today we called upon the Democratic Party of Hawai'i to investigate whether Kim Coco Iwamoto's positions on vaccines align with the party's values and duties ....

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Thursday, January 4, 2024
Anti-Vaxxer Candidate Kennedy to Rally for Ballot Access in Hawaii
By News Release @ 5:15 PM :: 1413 Views :: Office of Elections, Politicians, COVID-19

... Thursday, Jan. 18, 5 p.m. at Ko'olau Ballroom ....

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Wednesday, December 20, 2023
Mizuno Quits House to Become Homeless Czar
By News Release @ 11:00 PM :: 1363 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Homelessness, Politicians

... A successor for Mizuno who has served in the House (HD29) since 2006 and has been in public service for more than 32 years will be named within 60 days .... 

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Thursday, November 9, 2023
Green Appoints Hashimoto to Senate Dist 5 Maui
By News Release @ 11:12 PM :: 2889 Views :: Democratic Party, Maui County, Hawaii State Government, Politicians

... there is now a vacancy in HD 10 ....

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Wednesday, November 1, 2023
SD5 Election Set to Replace Gil Keith-Aragan
By News Release @ 5:47 PM :: 1566 Views :: Maui County, Politicians

... SD5 is now up for election in 2024 cycle ....

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Tuesday, October 31, 2023
Celebrate the Life of Senator Sam Slom
By News Release @ 2:43 AM :: 1645 Views :: Hawaii History, Politicians, Republican Party

... Sunday November 5, 2023, at State Capitol ....

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Thursday, October 12, 2023
RFK Vehicle?  ‘No Labels Party’ wins ballot access in Hawaii
By Andrew Walden @ 12:15 AM :: 1787 Views :: Office of Elections, Politicians, COVID-19

... will RFK go Libertarian or 'No Labels'? ....

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Monday, October 9, 2023
Hamas Attacks: Hawaii Sierra Club Cheers
By News Release @ 7:55 PM :: 5455 Views :: Environment, World News, Politicians, Republican Party

... We call on ALL candidates who were endorsed by @sierraclubhi in 2022 to repudiate their support over this awful pro-terrorism sentiment .... 

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Saturday, September 16, 2023
How Biden’s Approval Rating in Hawaii Has Changed Since Taking Office
By Selected News Articles @ 4:09 PM :: 1942 Views :: Democratic Party, Hawaii Statistics, Politicians

... The 7 percentage point decline was the seventh smallest among states ....

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Sunday, September 10, 2023
Hawaii lawmaker hammers Biden's 'slap in the face' to Maui
By Video @ 6:10 PM :: 2106 Views :: Maui County, Politicians

... State House Minority Leader Diamond Garcia ripped Biden for his kitchen-fire comparison and appearing to fall asleep at a memorial service ....

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Monday, August 28, 2023
Fact Check: Joe Biden Embellishes Fire Story in Recent Remarks in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 5:50 PM :: 1648 Views :: Maui County, Ethics, Politicians

... The fire was insignificant, contained to the kitchen and under control within 20 minutes, according to the local fire department ....

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Saturday, August 26, 2023
‘Sorry … Mr. President’: Hawaiian Business Torches Biden’s Wildfire Response With Viral Marquis Message
By Selected News Articles @ 3:21 AM :: 1996 Views :: Maui County, Politicians

... “Genuine sympathy is better than contrived empathy,” the business wrote in the post of the photo of the sign. “It’s not always about you Mr. President.” ....

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Wednesday, June 28, 2023
How Gov. Josh Green’s Approval Compares to the Nation’s Most Popular Governors
By Selected News Articles @ 3:47 PM :: 1740 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Politicians

... Green has an approval rating of 62% and a disapproval rating of 22% ....

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Friday, November 18, 2022
It’s our kuleana to ensure campaign promises are kept
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 5:13 PM :: 1477 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Politicians

... If we don’t demand action, followup on our demands and show the consequences at the ballot box, then we have failed in our civic duty ....

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Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Six Gays Elected in Hawaii
By News Release @ 11:31 PM :: 2628 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

... Hawai‘i will have more out elected LGBTQIA+ officials at one time than we ever had in the history of our state ....

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Sunday, October 9, 2022
Drunk With Power: Rep. Har Refuses Debate 'in the tavern or bar of her choice'
By News Release @ 6:01 PM :: 2502 Views :: Ethics, Politicians

“...If it would make Ms. Har more at ease, I’m willing to meet her in the tavern, or bar of her choice to conduct the debate....”

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Sunday, October 9, 2022
Ethics: How Maile Shimabukuro Illegally Campaigns at Nanakuli School Parade
By News Release @ 3:47 AM :: 2916 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics, Politicians

... only incumbents get to pass out goodies ....

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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 :: 18325 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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Saturday, October 1, 2022
More Endorsements for Sam King for OHA Trustee
By Samuel Wilder King II @ 8:55 PM :: 4946 Views :: Labor, OHA, Police, Politicians

... The State of Hawaii Organization of Police Officers (SHOPO) represents over 2,700 police officers of the Honolulu, Maui, Kauai, and Hawaii Police departments .... 

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Friday, July 29, 2022
27 Candidates Fail to File Financial Disclosures
By News Release @ 11:53 PM :: 2583 Views :: Ethics, Office of Elections, Politicians

... information about a candidate’s sources of income; business ownership interests; officer or director positions in businesses; debts; real property interests; clients represented before state agencies; and creditor interests in an insolvent business ....

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Thursday, July 28, 2022
VIDEO: Cayetano, Kahele Hold Joint Press Conference to Question Green Finances
By Video @ 4:35 AM :: 2423 Views :: Democratic Party, Ethics, Politicians, COVID-19

... Where did this money come from? ....

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Sunday, July 24, 2022
Picking apart the $50 fee
By Selected News Articles @ 4:29 AM :: 2707 Views :: Politicians, Tourism

... Josh Green had to be schooled as to what Hawaii is ....

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Tuesday, July 19, 2022
Army Conducts Review of Facility Use by Political Entities
By News Release @ 11:51 PM :: 1875 Views :: Ethics, Military, Politicians

... District 21 incumbent state Sen. Maile Shimabukuro, District 44 incumbent state Rep. Cedric Gates and District 44 challenger Darius Kila ....

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Wednesday, July 6, 2022
Bodycam Video Rep Matt LoPresti DUI Arrest
By Video @ 12:02 PM :: 2800 Views :: Ethics, Law Enforcement, Politicians

... Bodycam video of Matt Lopresti getting arested for DUI (again) ....

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Monday, June 27, 2022
Hawaii: Fewest Elected Officials Per Capita in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 3:34 AM :: 1827 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Politicians

... Hawaii has 1.7 elected officials per 10,000 citizens, fewest in USA -- this is largely because Hawaii has only 92 elected officials below the state level.  The next lowest state, Rhode Island, has 983 ....

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Thursday, June 23, 2022
HSTA primary election endorsements
By News Release @ 12:00 PM :: 2098 Views :: Democratic Party, Labor, Politicians

... Hawaii State Teachers Association recommendations for Hawaii State House and Senate candidates in the upcoming 2022 primary election ....

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Wednesday, June 22, 2022
Patrick Branco Part of 'Gay Victory' Plan for CD2
By News Release @ 5:57 PM :: 2765 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

"...we must still elect over 35,000 out LGBTQ people to office...."

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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 :: 7689 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Politicians, Drugs

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

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Saturday, May 28, 2022
VIDEO: Democratic Gubernatorial, Lt Gov Candidates Forum
By Video @ 4:01 PM :: 1997 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

...  a Kahele representative said Kahele had a meeting with kalo farmers on Maui and could not attend ....

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Saturday, May 28, 2022
VIDEO: Republican Gubernatorial and Lt Gov Candidates Forum
By News Release @ 4:00 PM :: 2114 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

... sponsored by Hawaii Christian Coalition ....

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Monday, May 23, 2022
Brig. Gen. Arthur ‘Joe’ Logan chosen as Honolulu’s next police chief
By Video @ 10:16 PM :: 2247 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians

... After taking a straw poll, the commission narrowed the field to Logan and Ebner, choosing to go outside the embattled department for its next leader ....

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Sunday, May 8, 2022
Poll: Green Beats Kahele 48% to 17%
By News Release @ 3:55 AM :: 3428 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

... Public Policy Polling surveyed 644 likely Democratic primary voters in Hawaii from February 8-9, 2022 ....

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Wednesday, May 4, 2022
Caldwell Quits Gubernatorial Race--Making way for Kahele?
By News Release @ 7:28 PM :: 2667 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

... Kai Kahele to make announcement May 7 ....

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Tuesday, April 5, 2022
Poll: Lt Gov Race Wide Open
By News Release @ 8:32 PM :: 2824 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

... survey of likely 2022 Democratic Primary voters in Hawai’i shows the race for Lieutenant Governor is essentially a four-way tie ....

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Sunday, April 3, 2022
Sylvia Luke Buys Lt Governorship by Giving Lots of Money to HSTA
By Andrew Walden @ 9:15 PM :: 2714 Views :: Labor, Politicians

... HSTA priority bills clear House Finance Committee to full House, Senate votes ....

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Thursday, March 31, 2022
'Our Girlfriend Tulsi' -- Is she some sort of Russian Agent?
By Selected News Articles @ 5:40 PM :: 3382 Views :: World News, Politicians, Tulsi Gabbard

... Vitaly Tretyakov, quipped amid the crosstalk "Is she some sort of Russian agent?" prompting Solovyov to joke "yes." ....

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Tuesday, March 22, 2022
Economic Freedom: Ige Ranks 43rd
By Selected News Articles @ 7:55 PM :: 1985 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, Politicians

... Low taxes, school choice help inform ALEC's ranking of best, worst governors ....

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Monday, March 14, 2022
Romney Slams Gabbard for 'Parroting Russian Propaganda,' 'Treasonous Lies'
By Selected News Articles @ 4:52 AM :: 2828 Views :: World News, Politicians, Tulsi Gabbard

“...Gabbard’s Hare Krishna cult leader Chris Butler wants recognition from the real Hindus in India.  To that end, he has directed his loyal servant Tulsi Gabbard to kiss up to the Hindu nationalist government of India.  India’s foreign policy is aligned with Russia and is anti-Islamist which then leads Gabbard to align with Putin….”

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Sunday, February 27, 2022
Putin's Pet Tulsi Gabbard draws cheers as CPAC Keynote
By Selected News Articles @ 5:03 AM :: 3935 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

... Oahu Democrats vote 15-2 in resolutions committee to condemn former Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard for speaking as featured guest at CPAC dinner ....

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Tuesday, February 22, 2022
Cocaine News: Heidi Tsuneyoshi declares candidacy for Governor--as Republican
By News Release @ 7:00 PM :: 5747 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Office of Elections, Politicians, Drugs

... Heidi's husband, Chad Tsuneyoshi, is a federal ex-con convicted for his part in a 1000kg cocaine ring ....

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Friday, January 21, 2022
Ing Tells Russia US Military Not Wanted in Hawaii
By Audio @ 6:00 PM :: 3678 Views :: Military, Politicians

... Somebody needs to tell ex-Rep Kaniela Ing the left doesn't like Russia anymore ....

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Thursday, September 30, 2021
A Voice For Unity
By Selected News Articles @ 4:04 PM :: 2250 Views :: OHA, Politicians

... MidWeek profiles Keli'i Akina ....

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Saturday, May 22, 2021
Tulsi Gabbard Demands Chicago Mayor Resign For ‘Blatant Anti-White Racism’
By Selected News Articles @ 6:03 PM :: 3664 Views :: Democratic Party, Congressional Delegation, Politicians

... “Mayor Lightfoot’s blatant anti-white racism is abhorrent,” Gabbard, a fellow Democrat, said .... 

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Saturday, April 10, 2021
Rep Ward Questions Inaction on Legislative Pay Hikes
By Rep Gene Ward @ 5:48 AM :: 3339 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Politicians

.... Speaker Saiki and Senate President Kochi have until April 28 (Adjournment Day) to rectify the situation if they so desire ....

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Wednesday, March 31, 2021
VIDEO: Sen Stanley Chang Annoyed by 'Dark Skinned' Security Guard
By Video @ 2:54 PM :: 4123 Views :: Politicians

"... He didn't see all my fancy degrees.  He didn't see that I was an elected official...."

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Saturday, February 27, 2021
Rep Har DUI Arrest: Smelled of Alcohol, Yelled 'Black Lives Matter'
By News Release @ 12:01 AM :: 11163 Views :: Ethics, Politicians

... “Sharon then related that she was going to be the next governor but ‘this’ will mess up her plans.” ....

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Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Senate: Ige Appoints Anti-Telescope Activist who Wanted Him Impeached
By News Release @ 2:34 AM :: 5790 Views :: Hawaii County , Democratic Party, Education K-12, Politicians

... The post caused a stir among some lawmakers during the Legislature’s opening day ....

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