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Saturday, July 13, 2024
Miske Lawyers Blame Wayne Miller for Everything
By Court House News @ 3:14 AM :: 559 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Police, Drugs

... racketeering, fraud and attempted kidnapping ....

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Friday, July 12, 2024
​‘Enough of the terror’: Prosecutors urge jury to convict accused Hawaii crime boss
By Court House News @ 3:38 AM :: 504 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Police, Drugs

... Miske "left a path of battered bodies, shattered lives, traumatized victims and death scattered in his wake,” as part of a decades-long criminal enterprise ....

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Tuesday, July 2, 2024
Makawao meth trafficker gets nine years in federal prison
By Selected News Articles @ 11:59 AM :: 679 Views :: Maui County, Drugs

... Kitashima's associates helped him buy, ship, and transport methamphetamine between California, Oregon, and Hawaii ....

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Saturday, June 29, 2024
Biki Bikeshare abandoned by owners, operation handed over to City
By News Release @ 5:40 PM :: 1134 Views :: Honolulu County, Rail, Tourism, Drugs

... as of Monday, July 1, 2024, Bikeshare Hawaiʻi has turned over its oversight role of the Biki bikeshare system to DTS ....

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Friday, June 28, 2024
How Mexican cartels target Hawaii with meth, fentanyl
By Selected News Articles @ 7:04 PM :: 1176 Views :: Law Enforcement, Drugs

... Sinaloa and its rival, the Cártel Jalisco Nueva Generación, known as CJNG — run drug pipelines through California and Nevada to flood Oahu with meth and other drugs, including fentanyl ....

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Wednesday, June 19, 2024
Finances of accused Hawaii crime boss examined during racketeering trial
By Court House News @ 5:49 AM :: 863 Views :: Drugs

... arson, armed robberies, drug trafficking, chemical attacks, and murder plots ....

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Tuesday, June 11, 2024
Judge pares down charges against accused Hawaii crime boss
By Court House News @ 4:48 AM :: 758 Views :: Law Enforcement, Drugs

... On Monday, Watson acquitted Miske of the attempted murder of Lindsey Kinney, along with associated racketeering and firearm charges ....

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Wednesday, May 29, 2024
In Hawaii, Permission To Use Medical Marijuana Precludes Permission To Own a Gun
By Selected News Articles @ 6:00 AM :: 1204 Views :: Second Amendment, Drugs

... assuming that cannabis consumers are too dangerous to be trusted with firearms ....

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Tuesday, May 21, 2024
Latest Cockfighting Arrests ‘No Surprise’ after Hawaii Senate Fails on HB 1980
By News Release @ 6:33 PM :: 964 Views :: Hawaii County , Law Enforcement, Drugs

... Five people were arrested over the weekend during what police say was a cockfight raid at a gathering on the Kaloli Drive end of the Hawaiian Paradise Park subdivision in Puna ....

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Thursday, May 2, 2024
Maui County to (attempt to) Outlaw 'Minatoya List' Condotels
By News Release @ 5:30 PM :: 7351 Views :: Maui County, Ethics, Development, Greenmail, Drugs

... "Too bad Maui didn’t learn from the City getting spanked for unconstitutionally attempting to legislatively phase out vested property rights to STRs" ....

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Thursday, May 2, 2024
Hawaii Least Drug Problem in USA
By Wallet Hub @ 5:24 AM :: 1401 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Law Enforcement, Drugs

... but Hawaii has the 5th-highest proportion of teenagers offered drugs on school grounds ....

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Wednesday, May 1, 2024
Hawaii AG releases firearm registration statistics
By News Release @ 7:08 PM :: 1389 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Second Amendment, Drugs

... 2.2% were denied due to one or more disqualifying factors ....

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Saturday, April 27, 2024
Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 10:27 PM :: 1294 Views :: Family, Life, Drugs

... MAY 3 ADJOURNMENT SINE DIE ....

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Monday, April 22, 2024
SB 2487 Marijuana Decriminalization Fails to Pass Final Reading in the Senate
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 8:02 PM :: 1009 Views :: Drugs

... Watch the discussion here ....

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Saturday, April 20, 2024
Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 10:35 PM :: 1126 Views :: Education K-12, Family, First Amendment, Drugs

... Hawaii's Legislature Seeks to Change Constitution to Lock In Same-Sex Marriage ....

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Saturday, April 13, 2024
Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 11:09 PM :: 1181 Views :: Family, First Amendment, Religion, Drugs

... protecting parental rights, safeguarding religious freedoms, implementing effective suicide prevention measures, and preparing for the upcoming elections ....

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Saturday, April 6, 2024
Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 5:09 PM :: 1503 Views :: Family, Health Care, Life, Religion, Drugs

... From this point on, there will be no more public input via hearings. ...

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Thursday, April 4, 2024
Studies show Hawaii was correct to pass on dangerous marijuana legalization
By Selected News Articles @ 9:28 PM :: 1600 Views :: Law Enforcement, Drugs

... a huge rush to poison the population ....

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Wednesday, April 3, 2024
The Secret History of the Mercado Kim Crime Family
By Andrew Walden @ 9:48 PM :: 8889 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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Wednesday, April 3, 2024
SB2335: Recreational Marijuana Bill Appears Dead for Session
By News Release @ 4:37 PM :: 1306 Views :: Drugs

... the dispensaries don't want the competition ....

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Sunday, March 31, 2024
Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 10:26 AM :: 1527 Views :: Life, Drugs

... How Much Pot Does One Person Need? ....

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Sunday, March 24, 2024
Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 9:24 PM :: 1761 Views :: Family, Health Care, Life, Drugs

... marijuana, abortion, parental rights ....

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Sunday, March 17, 2024
Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 7:13 PM :: 1558 Views :: Life, Drugs

... Recreational Marijuana Passes 'Joint' Hearing in House ....

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Sunday, March 10, 2024
Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
By News Release @ 3:21 AM :: 1687 Views :: Family, Health Care, Religion, Drugs

... Final House Vote on Minor Access to Gender Affirmation Care ....

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Friday, March 8, 2024
Soft on Crime: After 41-year Crime Spree, Child Molesting Meth Dealer Gets Something Besides Probation
By News Release @ 3:07 PM :: 2261 Views :: Hawaii County , Judiciary, Law Enforcement, Drugs

... (he got probation after being) found with methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, and an unconscious minor who had no pants and displayed physical indications of sexual assault. At that time, Kinoshita was out on bail for two state felony cases ....

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Wednesday, March 6, 2024
Hawaii Senate Passes Bill to Legalize Marijuana Despite Ongoing Federal Prohibition
By Selected News Articles @ 6:41 PM :: 1540 Views :: Drugs

... SB3335 will move to the House for further consideration ....

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Sunday, February 25, 2024
Recreational Marijuana Bills on the Move
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 5:55 PM :: 1553 Views :: Drugs

... one ounce will yield "84 cigarette-sized joints" ....

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Tuesday, February 20, 2024
​Cockfighting fans fight Northern Mariana ban at Ninth Circuit
By Court House News @ 2:14 PM :: 1393 Views :: Agriculture, Drugs

... cockfighting was banned in the territory in 2018 ....

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Friday, February 9, 2024
Guam Meth Kingpin Gets 30 Years
By News Release @ 2:21 AM :: 1480 Views :: Drugs

... “Melvin Naputi was a fugitive for years and a drug dealer known for violence for years, if not decades,” said Resident Agent in Charge Kenneth L. Bowman ....

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Friday, January 5, 2024
Hawaii Attorney General Writes Bill to Legalize Recreational Marijuana
By News Release @ 10:31 PM :: 1732 Views :: Law Enforcement, Drugs

... Also included was draft legislation intended to minimize these risks and promote the public welfare to the greatest extent possible, should the Legislature choose to legalize cannabis ....

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Monday, December 18, 2023
Drugs Behind 50% of Traffic Fatalities
By News Release @ 2:45 PM :: 1438 Views :: Hawaii County , Drugs

“...Drugs specifically played a role in 38 of the 76 traffic deaths on island in the past three years....”

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Wednesday, December 13, 2023
Former Correctional Officer Receives 42 Months in Prison for Smuggling Drugs into Oahu Community Correctional Center
By News Release @ 5:02 PM :: 1369 Views :: Law Enforcement, Drugs

... Ascencio worked as a correctional officer at the Oahu Community Correctional Center (OCCC) from 2000 until his arrest in 2020 for these charges ....

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Wednesday, December 13, 2023
Oahu Man Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison for Drug Trafficking and Weapons Possession
By News Release @ 4:38 PM :: 1331 Views :: Drugs

... Croskery, working with others, was responsible for bringing approximately 80 pounds of methamphetamine and 40,000 counterfeit oxycodone pills containing fentanyl from California to Hawaii from June 2021 to February 2022 ....

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Wednesday, December 6, 2023
Hilo Police Detective Arrested for Perjury and Tampering With a Government Record
By News Release @ 1:49 AM :: 1637 Views :: Hawaii County , Ethics, Police, Drugs

... Following his arrest, Brown was placed on leave without pay pending the outcome ....

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Thursday, November 30, 2023
Up in Smoke? AG's Plan to turn Illegal Drug Dealers into Legal Tax-Paying Entrepreneurs
By Rep Gene Ward @ 10:58 PM :: 1452 Views :: Law Enforcement, Taxes, Drugs

... In nearly every location where recreational marijuana is legal, criminal syndicates, far more than the state government, are cashing in on the "green gold rush" ....

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Thursday, November 16, 2023
Waianae: Feds Arrest Six for Cockfighting, Gamerooms, Meth
By News Release @ 1:39 PM :: 3078 Views :: Gambling, Drugs

... According to the Criminal Complaint, on three occasions in July 2021, Edward Caspino distributed approximately one pound of methamphetamine to an individual working with federal law enforcement ....

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Monday, November 13, 2023
While Lahaina Waits, One Business Quickly Allowed to Reopen
By News Release @ 4:59 PM :: 1848 Views :: Maui County, Small Business, Drugs

... its a cannabis dispensary ....

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Saturday, October 21, 2023
Defend Hawaii: Mainland Drug Dealer Starts Selling in Hilo, gets Busted Within Two Weeks
By News Release @ 2:40 AM :: 2355 Views :: Hawaii County , Police, Drugs

... look how very efficient the Hawaii County PD becomes when an outsider starts selling here ....

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Sunday, October 15, 2023
Feds on the Job: Child Molesting Drug Dealer gets 10.5 years
By News Release @ 4:03 AM :: 2017 Views :: Maui County, Drugs

... doing the job the State courts just won't do ....

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Friday, September 29, 2023
Multiple Murder Counts After Deadly Cockfight
By News Release @ 8:41 PM :: 2317 Views :: Honolulu County, Agriculture, Law Enforcement, Drugs

... two people dead and three others injured ....

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Wednesday, September 20, 2023
New Bill from Guam Delegate to Legalize Cockfighting in U.S. Territories
By News Release @ 11:12 PM :: 1929 Views :: Agriculture, Congressional Delegation, Drugs

... Similar legislation has been introduced by Delegate from Puerto Rico and attracted no support from any sitting U.S. Senator or U.S. Representative from the states ....

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Monday, September 18, 2023
Green Orders 24-Hour Bum Patrol at Uncle Billy's Hotel
By News Release @ 9:12 PM :: 2060 Views :: Hawaii County , Homelessness, Drugs

... Vegetation around the property has been cleared and a perimeter fence has been constructed. However, several breaches of the newly installed fence have already occurred ....

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Thursday, August 31, 2023
Governor's Task Force: Mollies and Shrooms next to be legalized
By News Release @ 2:24 PM :: 1161 Views :: Drugs

...Although psychedelic plants (drugs) have been used in indigenous cultures (given to hot chicks in nightclubs) for thousands of years, modern science (politics) is now catching up....

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Friday, July 28, 2023
DoH: Hawaii Needs Lots and Lots of Free Needles
By News Release @ 3:48 PM :: 2376 Views :: Drugs

"Syringe exchanges serve as essential health hubs for people who use drugs"

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Wednesday, July 19, 2023
Green Emergency Order: Sweep Homeless Drug Addicts out of Uncle Billy's and Demolish Hotel
By News Release @ 3:52 AM :: 2630 Views :: Hawaii County , Homelessness, Tourism, Drugs

... The Hawaii Police Department has responded to 6,479 calls for service/incidents in the area from September, 2018, to April, 2023, with an estimated cost for responding to these calls ranges from $319,000 to $459,000 ....

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Thursday, July 13, 2023
Hawaii Ranks 44th for Marijuana Consumption
By Selected News Articles @ 8:00 PM :: 2222 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Drugs

... 85.1% of residents haven't smoked weed in the last year ....

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Thursday, July 6, 2023
Animal Welfare Groups Urge Ninth Circuit to Affirm the Ban on Cockfighting in the Northern Mariana Islands
By News Release @ 12:16 PM :: 1775 Views :: Agriculture, Law Enforcement, Drugs

... The case, on appeal before the Ninth Circuit from the Northern Mariana Islands District Court, is the latest—and likely the last—in a stream of cases filed by the pro-cockfighting bloc to obstruct the ban on cockfighting in U.S. territories. ...

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Friday, June 23, 2023
'Multi-Ton' Chinese Fentanyl Exporters Arrested in Honolulu
By News Release @ 3:01 PM :: 2665 Views :: Drugs

... advertising fentanyl precursors as a “Mexico hot sale;” guaranteeing “100% stealth shipping” abroad; and posting to its websites documentation of Amarvel Biotech shipping chemicals to Culiacan ....

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Wednesday, June 7, 2023
SB975: Green Signs Tax Increase on Vaping Products
By Selected News Articles @ 1:08 PM :: 2726 Views :: Education K-12, Taxes, Drugs

... SB975, now Act 62, establishes the offense of unlawful shipment of tobacco products ....

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Tuesday, June 6, 2023
Marijuana Dispensary Oligopoly Enforcers: Court Upholds Drug Raid on Pinky's Hempire 
By News Release @ 4:21 PM :: 1908 Views :: Drugs

... “Pinky’s Hempire,” alleged that DOH’s interim administrative rules regarding hemp processing were illegal and that the prohibition on Delta-8 and Delta-10 THC products was unconstitutional ....

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