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Tuesday, September 19, 2023
Can BJ Penn tap out broken zoning code?
By News Release @ 4:24 PM :: 3187 Views :: Maui County, Development, Land Use

... the EP didn’t and doesn’t create any permanent change in government.  We need our legislature and county councils to do that ....

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Tuesday, September 19, 2023
Attorney Calls for Three Year Mortgage Deferral and Foreclosure Moratorium for Lahaina Homeowners
By News Release @ 4:17 PM :: 1813 Views :: Maui County, Development

... Federal regulations permit most homeowners a ninety day forbearance on the payment of their mortgages due to natural disaster. After that time, they must begin making payments again and also pay the three months of missed payments ....

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Monday, September 18, 2023
VIDEO: Green Addresses UN About Global Warming or Something
By Video @ 9:23 PM :: 1795 Views :: Maui County, Environment

... We are no longer anticipating the destructive effects of climate hysteria — we are now fully enduring them ....

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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 :: 1751 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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Monday, September 18, 2023
​Hawaii 3rd Worst State for Teachers
By Selected News Articles @ 8:54 PM :: 1762 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Cost of Living

... 51st – Avg. Salary for Teachers (Adjusted for Cost of Living) ....

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Monday, September 18, 2023
Turmoil at the Top: HEI Gets Bankruptcy Expert as Temporary New CFO
By News Release @ 8:04 PM :: 2455 Views :: Maui County, Energy

... Scott DeGhetto has been appointed EVP, CFO & treasurer of HEI, effective October 1, 2023 through approximately December 31, 2024. DeGhetto joins HEI from Moelis & Company ....

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Sunday, September 17, 2023
Hawaii Republicans Elect New Party Chair
By News Release @ 9:22 PM :: 1823 Views :: Republican Party

... Tamara McKay Chair, Kaulana Fenton Lee First Vice Chair ....

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Sunday, September 17, 2023
Has HART gone off the rails again?
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 12:00 PM :: 1660 Views :: Ethics, Rail

... Natalie Iwasa, who was appointed by state Speaker of the House Scott Saiki, has been barred from participating in executive sessions ....

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Sunday, September 17, 2023
Challenging the Housing Czar
By Tom Yamachika @ 6:00 AM :: 1722 Views :: Maui County, Ethics, Development, Land Use

... Threats of violence ....

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Sunday, September 17, 2023
Rebuild? Give More Rights to Lahaina Property Owners
By Grassroot Institute @ 1:00 AM :: 1908 Views :: Maui County, Development, Land Use

... policies the Maui Council can implement to boost the County's economy and encourage reconstruction in Lahaina ....

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Sunday, September 17, 2023
Maui devastation will worsen statewide housing crisis
By Grassroot Institute @ 12:01 AM :: 1617 Views :: Maui County, Development, Cost of Living

"...we can't continue to do nothing and expect the problem to just go away....”

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Saturday, September 16, 2023
Building Permit: A Six-Year Odyssey
By Grassroot Institute @ 8:52 PM :: 2389 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Development

... "the 100% lunacy of TAG's six-year odyssey to obtain a building permit to renovate what is now The Brad Powell Theatre." ....

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Saturday, September 16, 2023
Lahaina: The Price List
By Selected News Articles @ 7:56 PM :: 1764 Views :: Maui County

... the price list is buried in Maui vs HECO ....

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Saturday, September 16, 2023
Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted September 16, 2023
By GovTrack .us @ 7:41 PM :: 1421 Views :: Congressional Delegation

... votes cast and bills introduced ....

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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 :: 1838 Views :: Democratic Party, Hawaii Statistics, Politicians

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

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Saturday, September 16, 2023
Six House Working Groups Investigate Lahaina Fires
By News Release @ 4:00 AM :: 1563 Views :: Maui County, Hawaii State Government

... Each working group will produce a preliminary report by November 1 and deliver a final report by December 15, 2023 ....

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Saturday, September 16, 2023
Green Revises Housing Emergency Proclamation--calls it 'affordable'
By News Release @ 3:36 AM :: 1668 Views :: Development, Land Use, Cost of Living

... Here are some of the highlights:  Adds “affordable” housing to the title ....

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Saturday, September 16, 2023
Lahaina Death Toll Lowered from 115 To 97
By News Release @ 3:21 AM :: 1439 Views :: Maui County

... FBI released the fourth list of the names of 31 individuals who have been reported unaccounted for ....

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Saturday, September 16, 2023
New 2023-2024 COVID-19 vaccines offers enhanced protection
By News Release @ 2:59 AM :: 1496 Views :: COVID-19

... The new vaccines address the XBB-lineages of the Omicron variant that accounts for 99% of COVID-19 cases in Hawai‘i ....

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Friday, September 15, 2023
​Grassroot Institute in the News
By Grassroot Institute @ 12:00 PM :: 1343 Views :: Taxes

... testimony before County Council ....

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Friday, September 15, 2023
VIDEO: What caused the Maui wildfires?
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:37 AM :: 1714 Views :: Maui County

... In this video, we explore what happened and how to make sure it never happens again .... 

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Friday, September 15, 2023
Children's book author, liberty advocate to give talk on Oahu about freedom
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:25 AM :: 1582 Views :: Education K-12, Family

... Oahu luncheon presentation on Tuesday, Sept. 19 featuring Connor Boyack ....

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Friday, September 15, 2023
VIDEO: James O'Keefe goes undercover in Lahaina
By Video @ 2:58 AM :: 2582 Views :: Maui County, First Amendment

... suing Governor Josh Green for this blatant infringement on our 1st Amendment rights ....

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Thursday, September 14, 2023
More than 11% of workers in Maui County file for unemployment after deadly wildfires
By News Release @ 7:21 PM :: 1522 Views :: Maui County, Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

... There have been 10,448 new claims for unemployment in Maui County in the four weeks since the fires struck ....

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Thursday, September 14, 2023
Maui Fires: US House Committee Sets Oversight Hearing
By News Release @ 4:12 PM :: 1800 Views :: Maui County, Energy, Environment, Congressional Delegation

... The hearing will take place on September 28, 2023, and the following individuals are expected to testify ....

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Thursday, September 14, 2023
Lawsuit: Green Greed behind Lahaina Deaths
By News Release @ 2:57 PM :: 4345 Views :: Maui County, Energy, Environment, Ethics, Greenmail

... between 2019 and 2022, Hawaiian Electric invested less than $245,000 on wildfire-specific projects on the island. Instead of spending necessary funds to prevent fires caused by its equipment, Hawaiian Electric instead spent millions of dollars towards efforts to achieve a 100 percent renewable energy goal, which earned the Company bonuses that the Company’s executives used to increase their own compensation ....

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Thursday, September 14, 2023
Hawaii: Bothered by Cost of Living?  Wait ‘til you see Cost of Dying
By News Release @ 2:47 PM :: 1648 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... second highest cost of funerals and end-of-life medical care ....

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Thursday, September 14, 2023
Lahaina: "I will rebuild on my land"
By Video @ 5:51 AM :: 2723 Views :: Maui County, Development

"…one of the best ways to heal is to make home rebuilding as streamlined and quick as possible…."

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Wednesday, September 13, 2023
Fixing Hawaii’s Tax System; Decrease Taxes for Families, Businesses
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 12:00 PM :: 1594 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... Hawaii’s income tax rates are among the highest in the country, and its business climate is consistently ranked poorly. Meanwhile, residents continue to flee the state for less expensive mainland locales ....

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Wednesday, September 13, 2023
Can Hawaii Republicans Stop Vexatious Litigants?
By News Release @ 5:43 AM :: 1888 Views :: Ethics, Republican Party

"... Honolulu County Chair Steve Lipscomb, former State Chair candidate Charlotte Rosecrans, and former Vice-Chair and interim State Chair Lohi Goodman  dishonestly presented themselves to party members as candidates for leadership  without disclosing they signed the petition to remove Republicans from the Hawaii ballot...." 

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Monday, September 11, 2023
Bribery: Last DPP Criminal Sentenced
By News Release @ 6:05 PM :: 2313 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Development

... employees of the DPP took bribes in exchange for performing official acts at DPP .... 

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Monday, September 11, 2023
“How 'bout give the people their homes back.”
By Video @ 5:03 PM :: 3415 Views :: Maui County, Development, Land Use

... Joe Rogan and Tulsi Gabbard on the government screwing over the residents of Maui to take their land ....

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Sunday, September 10, 2023
Hawaii Republicans set Presidential Caucus for Tuesday March 12, 2024
By News Release @ 7:22 PM :: 2890 Views :: Republican Party

... VOTE: Tuesday, March 12, 2024 -- 6pm to 8pm ....

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Sunday, September 10, 2023
Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted September 9, 2023
By GovTrack .us @ 7:04 PM :: 1523 Views :: Congressional Delegation

... bills introduced and votes cast in Congress ....

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Sunday, September 10, 2023
Property rights should prevail in Lahaina
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 6:47 PM :: 1858 Views :: Maui County, Development, Land Use

... peoples’ homes and businesses are at stake, and their right to those properties must be defended ....

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Sunday, September 10, 2023
HELP: Student Loans to be repaid for Medical Professionals who Commit to Hawaii
By News Release @ 6:29 PM :: 2082 Views :: Health Care, Higher Education

... $30 million in educational loan debt repayment to health professionals licensed or otherwise certified to practice in and provide care to patients in Hawai‘i ....

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Sunday, September 10, 2023
Hawaii lawmaker hammers Biden's 'slap in the face' to Maui
By Video @ 6:10 PM :: 2015 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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Sunday, September 10, 2023
Lahaina Fire: MedQuest Stops Terminations
By News Release @ 6:00 PM :: 1637 Views :: Maui County, Health Care

... coverage will continue through at least the end of this year without interruption except for those who voluntarily ask Med-QUEST to end their coverage, those who have moved out of state or those who are deceased ....

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Sunday, September 10, 2023
Taxing Government Benefits
By Tom Yamachika @ 6:00 AM :: 1587 Views :: Maui County, Taxes

... Legitimate questions now need to be asked about whether the government is going to want to take back some of that Lahaina money in taxes .... 

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Saturday, September 9, 2023
Maui trudges toward recovery, one month since wildfire tragedy
By Selected News Articles @ 5:38 PM :: 1532 Views :: Maui County

... The number of people still missing from Lahaina after wildfires wiped out a portion of West Maui has dropped from hundreds to 66 ....

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Saturday, September 9, 2023
Economic Perspective of Maui’s Devastating Wildfires
By UHERO @ 3:35 AM :: 1601 Views :: Maui County, Economy

“Tourism…dropped off the edge of the Earth.”

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Friday, September 8, 2023
DoE Employee Convicted of Theft
By News Release @ 5:58 AM :: 2007 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics

... falsifying DOE mileage and parking forms and using DOE purchase orders and a “P-Card” to steal more than $7,000 from the DOE ....

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Friday, September 8, 2023
Kunia Woman Arraigned on Scheme to Defraud Pandemic Unemployment Recipients
By News Release @ 5:55 AM :: 1695 Views :: Labor, Law Enforcement, COVID-19

... Vakameilalo allegedly changed the bank account she previously had designated to receive the PUA unemployment benefit payments from the claimant’s bank account to her own ....

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Friday, September 8, 2023
Maui losses at $11 million a day since fires
By Selected News Articles @ 5:51 AM :: 1666 Views :: Maui County, Economy, Tourism

...DBEDT reduces its economic growth projections for Hawaii from 1.8% for 2023 to 1.1% and from 2% to 1.5% for 2024....

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Friday, September 8, 2023
Medeiros Resigns: Governor Blames Threats from BJ Penn
By News Release @ 5:17 AM :: 3752 Views :: Development, Hawaii State Government, Land Use, Republican Party

"...Threats have been made against me, loved ones who don’t even work for the government, and even children...."

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Thursday, September 7, 2023
Lahaina Fires: House Forms Working Groups
By News Release @ 12:00 AM :: 1588 Views :: Maui County, Hawaii State Government

... to formulate recommendations for the upcoming session, which begins January 17, 2024 ....

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Wednesday, September 6, 2023
County Councils Consider Property Tax Exemptions for Seniors, Homeowners
By Grassroot Institute @ 10:55 PM :: 2033 Views :: Hawaii County , Honolulu County, Kauai County, Tax Credits

... Bills on the move: Honolulu, Hawaii County, Kauai County ....

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Wednesday, September 6, 2023
Kauai bills seek to expand property tax relief for affordable rentals
By Grassroot Institute @ 10:44 PM :: 1742 Views :: Kauai County, Tax Credits, Taxes, Cost of Living

... a new tax classification specifically for long-term “gap” rentals ....

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Wednesday, September 6, 2023
Resolutions would ease hiring challenges, save city money
By Grassroot Institute @ 10:41 PM :: 1521 Views :: Honolulu County, Labor

... resolutions would assist the city administration in hiring for critical positions, delete unfilled and unnecessary positions and likely contribute to lower budgetary costs ....

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Wednesday, September 6, 2023
Soft on Crime: Hirono, Schatz Nominate Public Defender for Federal Bench
By News Release @ 10:15 PM :: 1654 Views :: Judiciary

... nearly two decades as a public defender—Judge Shanlyn A.S. Park ....

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