Wednesday, April 17, 2024
Hawai'i Free Press

Current Articles | Archives

Sunday, March 24, 2024
DHHL Broken Promises II Premiere and Panel Discussion
By Rep Gene Ward @ 8:59 PM :: 1227 Views :: DHHL

... 100 years later, only 9,800 homesteads have been opened and 28,000 Native Hawaiians remain on a waitlist ....

Read More..
Sunday, March 24, 2024
Fear of the Unknown
By Tom Yamachika @ 6:00 AM :: 1161 Views :: Ethics, Tax Credits, Taxes

... some bills replace a current tax rate with a blank.  Or several blanks.  Those are scary because you don’t know what our lawmakers are thinking of putting in there ....

Read More..
Saturday, March 23, 2024
Maui, land of infernal regulations
By Grassroot Institute @ 5:10 PM :: 1476 Views :: Maui County, Agriculture, Development

... the harsh limits on the allowable number of water fixtures per property could render density-increasing measures essentially meaningless ....

Read More..
Saturday, March 23, 2024
Hawaii has the Most Long-Tenured Homeowners in the US
By News Release @ 3:46 PM :: 1328 Views :: Development, Hawaii Statistics

... 36% of Hawaii’s homeowner population has lived in its current residence for at least 24 years ....

Read More..
Saturday, March 23, 2024
Fraud: Another Sovereignty Scammer Pleads Guilty
By News Release @ 3:10 PM :: 1973 Views :: Higher Education, OHA, Taxes

... the sixth person charged in connection with the investigation into a group tied to Dexter Kiama and David Keanu Sai ....

Read More..
Friday, March 22, 2024
Victory! Honolulu Agrees to Suspend Enforcement of Unconstitutional Ordinance, Saving Local Businesses
By Selected News Articles @ 11:50 PM :: 2477 Views :: Honolulu County, First Amendment, Small Business, Tourism

... City suspends enforcement of a city ordinance that’s driving several restaurants in Waikiki out of business ....

Read More..
Friday, March 22, 2024
HECO's Secret Wildfire Plan: Congress Demands Answers
By News Release @ 5:28 PM :: 1396 Views :: Maui County, Energy, Ethics, Congressional Delegation

... the Hawaii Public Utility Commission revealed it had not seen the document prior to the fires and only learned of its existence when HECO referenced it in HECO’s September 19, 2023, response ....

Read More..
Friday, March 22, 2024
States Adding the Most Mortgage Debt -- Hawaii Ranks 3rd
By News Release @ 3:32 AM :: 1231 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... The average mortgage balance in Hawaii was $366,362 in Q4 2023 ....

Read More..
Friday, March 22, 2024
Hawaii -- Most Affordable State For Healthcare
By Selected News Articles @ 3:16 AM :: 1323 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Cost of Living

... Hawaii boasts the lowest percentages and costs in several key metrics ....

Read More..
Thursday, March 21, 2024
Disgraced Mililani Athletic Director Fined $274,500 by Ethics Commission
By News Release @ 6:48 PM :: 1523 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics

... This is the highest administrative fee ever issued by the Commission ....

Read More..
Thursday, March 21, 2024
Mortgage Delinquencies Spike After Lahaina Fires
By UHERO @ 6:38 PM :: 1224 Views :: Maui County, Hawaii Statistics

... In total, 296 mortgages have been delinquent sometime in the period between August and November 2023; only 17 of which had already been delinquent in July 2023 prior to the fires .....

Read More..
Thursday, March 21, 2024
Allowing smaller lots and homes would benefit families, promote affordability
By Grassroot Institute @ 5:02 PM :: 1507 Views :: Honolulu County, Development

... These two measures would increase our housing supply not only on Oahu but throughout all of Hawaii by allowing smaller homes on smaller lots....

Read More..
Thursday, March 21, 2024
Class of 2024 high school graduation ceremonies scheduled
By News Release @ 3:40 AM :: 1368 Views :: Education K-12

... High school graduation ceremonies have been scheduled for the Class of 2024 with date, time and location information listed below ....

Read More..
Wednesday, March 20, 2024
Star-Advertiser Sold to Carpenter Media -- after paying $150K ransom
By Selected News Articles @ 4:22 PM :: 1797 Views :: First Amendment

... The Hawaii properties of Black Press were hit by a January ransomware attack that froze crucial computer systems ....

Read More..
Tuesday, March 19, 2024
Hawaii 2nd-Worst Taxpayer ROI
By Selected News Articles @ 6:46 PM :: 1560 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... states with the Best & Worst Taxpayer Return on Investment in 2024 ....

Read More..
Tuesday, March 19, 2024
Roadblocks to Re-Building on Maui
By Grassroot Institute @ 6:33 PM :: 1458 Views :: Maui County, Development

... Zoning Code, Permitting and Water Rules ....

Read More..
Tuesday, March 19, 2024
Big Island Press Club celebrates retired judge, dishonors Hawai‘i emergency administrator
By News Release @ 4:05 PM :: 1626 Views :: Hawaii County , Ethics, First Amendment

... law allowing the governor and county mayors to suspend electronic media transmission during a state of emergency ....

Read More..
Tuesday, March 19, 2024
The last time Congress created a new state
By Selected News Articles @ 12:01 AM :: 15451 Views :: Hawaii History

...On March 19, 1959, Congress approved Hawaii for admission to the union as the 50th state....

Read More..
Monday, March 18, 2024
AG Points Finger at Maui County: 53 Subpoenas Delay Lahaina Fire Report
By News Release @ 10:03 PM :: 1645 Views :: Maui County, Energy, Ethics

... The more Maui County is responsible, the less Hawaiian Electric owes.  And Maui County has sovereign immunity against lawsuits ....

Read More..
Monday, March 18, 2024
Hawaii Worst State for Doctors
By Selected News Articles @ 3:06 PM :: 1491 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

... from the average annual wage of physicians to the number of hospitals per capita to the quality of the public hospital system ....

Read More..
Sunday, March 17, 2024
Hawaii Republican leaders secretly met with Miske Hitman Lindsey Kinney
By Andrew Walden @ 11:59 PM :: 4261 Views :: First Amendment, Republican Party

... How Miske Hitman ‘Kleaned House’ in Three Political Parties ....

Read More..
Sunday, March 17, 2024
Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 7:13 PM :: 1279 Views :: Life, Drugs

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

Read More..
Sunday, March 17, 2024
Green's PLA directive will make Government Contracting Even More Expensive
By Grassroot Institute @ 12:05 PM :: 1385 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Labor, Small Business

... Hawaii taxpayers are going to be paying more for state government projects under a directive issued in February by Gov. Josh Green ....

Read More..
Sunday, March 17, 2024
‘CPR king’ Abe Lee enables homeownership despite complicated legal framework
By Grassroot Institute @ 12:00 PM :: 1631 Views :: Development, Land Use

... state law allows homeowners to divide their ownership rights into separate “lots of record” for ownership purposes, but the County Department of Planning and Permitting will still only recognize the property as one lot ....

Read More..
Sunday, March 17, 2024
The Hawaii Estate Tax
By Tom Yamachika @ 6:00 AM :: 1852 Views :: Taxes

... there are bills advancing that would, if enacted, fundamentally change how Hawaii’s estate tax works ....

Read More..
Sunday, March 17, 2024
Grassroot Institute Bills on the Move in the Legislature
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:56 AM :: 1236 Views :: Development, Health Care, Cost of Living

... 2024 Legislature resumes session and Grassroot Institute is on the case ....

Read More..
Sunday, March 17, 2024
Lets Cut Jaywalkers Some Slack
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 12:58 AM :: 1340 Views :: Law Enforcement

... a bill moving through the Legislature that would let pedestrians cross the street carefully and responsibly, regardless of whether they are in a crosswalk ....

Read More..
Saturday, March 16, 2024
Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted March 16, 2024
By GovTrack .us @ 11:21 PM :: 1186 Views :: Congressional Delegation

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

Read More..
Saturday, March 16, 2024
HB2079 Would Legalize Child Kidnapping for Sex Change
By Selected News Articles @ 7:09 PM :: 8335 Views :: Family, Health Care, Law Enforcement

... to allow legal protections for any non-parent with sufficient access and means to remove a child of any age from their home state, and to bring them to Hawaii in the name of receiving “Gender Affirming Care” ....

Read More..
Saturday, March 16, 2024
HHFDC Selects Insiders to Develop Kapolei Parcel
By News Release @ 5:10 PM :: 1321 Views :: Honolulu County, Development

... to award developers Ikenakea Development LLC and The Michaels Organization a long-term lease for the 19.4-acre property at Farrington Highway and Fort Barrette Road ....

Read More..
Saturday, March 16, 2024
Green Releases 'The Hawai‘i We Deserve' policy report
By News Release @ 4:35 PM :: 1311 Views :: Maui County, Hawaii State Government, Cost of Living

... a comprehensive outline of the Green Administration’s plans to confront key issues facing the state of Hawai‘i ....

Read More..
Saturday, March 16, 2024
Hana Joins 'Community-Based Subsistence Fishing Area'
By News Release @ 4:10 PM :: 1193 Views :: Maui County, Environment

... Kīpahulu joins Hā‘ena on Kaua‘i and Miloli‘i on Hawai‘i Island, as the third designated CBSFA in the state ....

Read More..
Friday, March 15, 2024
Blangiardi Delivers State of the City Address
By Video @ 2:12 AM :: 1261 Views :: Honolulu County

 VIDEO: State of the City Address 

Read More..
Friday, March 15, 2024
SB3381 Lahaina Landgrab Bill: Akaku Hosts Community Forum
By News Release @ 2:04 AM :: 1716 Views :: Maui County, Development, Land Use

... at Akakū Maui Community Media on Saturday, March 16th from 9:30am - 1pm ....

Read More..
Friday, March 15, 2024
State, FEMA Agree on Plan to Push Lahaina Survivors out of Hotels
By News Release @ 1:05 AM :: 1658 Views :: Maui County

... survivors in NCS seeking support through the state of Hawaiʻi’s Housing solution will be given two opportunities to accept an housing option ....

Read More..
Friday, March 15, 2024
Hawaii Homeland Security Announces Plan for 'Targeted Violence Prevention'
By News Release @ 12:59 AM :: 1282 Views :: Education K-12, Law Enforcement

"...a realistic and achievable path to reducing targeted violence in our schools and throughout our community....”

Read More..
Thursday, March 14, 2024
“Smaller homes on smaller lots”
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:47 PM :: 1443 Views :: Development, Land Use, Cost of Living

... HB1630 and SB3202 would allow homeowners to subdivide their lots and build additional homes ....

Read More..
Thursday, March 14, 2024
House Passes State Budget
By News Release @ 4:30 AM :: 1244 Views :: Maui County, Hawaii State Government, Taxes

"... will come at an extraordinary cost ...."

Read More..
Wednesday, March 13, 2024
Three Gun Bills on the Move
By News Release @ 6:59 PM :: 1622 Views :: Second Amendment

... two hearings for three bills coming up on Friday that will accept testimony ....

Read More..
Wednesday, March 13, 2024
Trump Sweeps Hawaii Republican Caucus
By Andrew Walden @ 5:32 AM :: 2002 Views :: Republican Party

... Proportionally, Kauai County has the highest turnout ....

Read More..
Wednesday, March 13, 2024
Hawaii bill that would increase automobile insurance draws ire
By News Release @ 4:11 AM :: 1634 Views :: Small Business, Cost of Living

... The Senate passed the bill 23-2, with Republican Sens. Brenton Awa and Kurt Fevella casting the lone "no" votes ....

Read More..
Tuesday, March 12, 2024
FWS Designates 119,326 acres as critical habitat on Big Island
By News Release @ 4:58 PM :: 1315 Views :: Hawaii County , Environment, Land Use

... 119,326 acres of federal, state, private, and public lands are being designated as critical habitat for 12 species, meaning these areas have been identified as essential for the conservation of one or more of the species ....

Read More..
Tuesday, March 12, 2024
Breaking Cycles Symposium updates community on plans to let lots and lots of criminals back out onto the streets
By News Release @ 4:44 PM :: 1231 Views :: Justice Reinvestment

... Approximately 70 people attended the “Breaking Cycles Symposium Update: Re-envisioning a Health, Housing, and Corrections Continuum” at the state Capitol auditorium ....

Read More..
Tuesday, March 12, 2024
JSC Still Seeking Applicants for Big Island Circuit Judge
By Andrew Walden @ 4:31 PM :: 1199 Views :: Hawaii County , Judiciary

... Notice of Second Extended Deadline for Applications for Anticipated Judicial Vacancy – Circuit Judge, Circuit Court of the Third Circuit (island of Hawai’i) ....

Read More..
Tuesday, March 12, 2024
DEADLINE EXTENDED: Judicial Vacancy – Chief Judge, Intermediate Court of Appeals
By News Release @ 3:03 AM :: 2253 Views :: Judiciary

... Chief Judge, Intermediate Court of Appeals, State of Hawaiʻi ....

Read More..
Monday, March 11, 2024
Lahaina: Purposefully Making Rebuilding Slow, Expensive, and Frustrating
By Grassroot Institute @ 6:04 PM :: 2126 Views :: Maui County, Ethics, Development

... Federal aid money is pouring in, but “no one seems to know where it’s going” ....

Read More..
Monday, March 11, 2024
Where to Vote: Hawaii Republican Presidential Caucus Tuesday March 12
By Andrew Walden @ 12:11 AM :: 1829 Views :: Republican Party

... find your caucus location here ....

Read More..
Sunday, March 10, 2024
Water agency ID’d as major Lahaina recovery roadblock
By Grassroot Institute @ 9:09 PM :: 1492 Views :: Maui County, Development, Land Use

... “We’ve got this long line of developers who have been trying for decades to get a permit at the Water Commission” ....

Read More..
Sunday, March 10, 2024
Bill 21: Reform emergency permitting to quicken Lahaina recovery
By Grassroot Institute @ 9:01 PM :: 1295 Views :: Maui County, Development

“...amend the County’s emergency permitting statute to speed up approval times, waive building permit fees and expand the types of structures to which the statute applies....”

Read More..
Sunday, March 10, 2024
The Worst State to be Rich, Poor, or In Between
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:00 AM :: 3025 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... One state made the top five on all lists ....

Read More..
Page 3 of 527First   Previous   1  2  [3]  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  Next   Last   
Links

TEXT "follow HawaiiFreePress" to 40404

Register to Vote

2aHawaii

808 Silent Majority

Aloha Pregnancy Care Center

AntiPlanner

Antonio Gramsci Reading List

A Place for Women in Waipio

Ballotpedia Hawaii

Broken Trust

Build More Hawaiian Homes Working Group

Christian Homeschoolers of Hawaii

Cliff Slater's Second Opinion

DVids Hawaii

FIRE

Fix Oahu!

Frontline: The Fixers

Genetic Literacy Project

Grassroot Institute

Habele.org

Hawaii Aquarium Fish Report

Hawaii Aviation Preservation Society

Hawaii Catholic TV

Hawaii Christian Coalition

Hawaii Cigar Association

Hawaii ConCon Info

Hawaii Debt Clock

Hawaii Defense Foundation

Hawaii Family Forum

Hawaii Farmers and Ranchers United

Hawaii Farmer's Daughter

Hawaii Federalist Society

Hawaii Federation of Republican Women

Hawaii History Blog

Hawaii Homeschool Association

Hawaii Jihadi Trial

Hawaii Legal News

Hawaii Legal Short-Term Rental Alliance

Hawaii Matters

Hawaii's Partnership for Appropriate & Compassionate Care

Hawaii Public Charter School Network

Hawaii Rifle Association

Hawaii Shippers Council

Hawaii Smokers Alliance

Hawaii State Data Lab

Hawaii Together

HIEC.Coop

HiFiCo

Hiram Fong Papers

Homeschool Legal Defense Hawaii

Honolulu Moms for Liberty

Honolulu Navy League

Honolulu Traffic

House Minority Blog

Imua TMT

Inouye-Kwock, NYT 1992

Inside the Nature Conservancy

Inverse Condemnation

Investigative Project on Terrorism

July 4 in Hawaii

Kakaako Cares

Keep Hawaii's Heroes

Land and Power in Hawaii

Legislative Committee Analysis Tool

Lessons in Firearm Education

Lingle Years

Managed Care Matters -- Hawaii

Malama Pregnancy Center of Maui

MentalIllnessPolicy.org

Military Home Educators' Network Oahu

Missile Defense Advocacy

MIS Veterans Hawaii

NAMI Hawaii

Natatorium.org

National Christian Foundation Hawaii

National Parents Org Hawaii

NFIB Hawaii News

No GMO Means No Aloha

Not Dead Yet, Hawaii

NRA-ILA Hawaii

Oahu Alternative Transport

Obookiah

OHA Lies

Opt Out Today

OurFutureHawaii.com

Patients Rights Council Hawaii

PEACE Hawaii

People vs Machine

Practical Policy Institute of Hawaii

Pritchett Cartoons

Pro-GMO Hawaii

P.U.E.O.

RailRipoff.com

Rental by Owner Awareness Assn

ReRoute the Rail

Research Institute for Hawaii USA

Rick Hamada Show

RJ Rummel

Robotics Organizing Committee

School Choice in Hawaii

SenatorFong.com

Sink the Jones Act

Statehood for Guam

Talking Tax

Tax Foundation of Hawaii

The Real Hanabusa

Time Out Honolulu

Trustee Akina KWO Columns

UCC Truths

US Tax Foundation Hawaii Info

VAREP Honolulu

Waagey.org

West Maui Taxpayers Association

What Natalie Thinks

Whole Life Hawaii

Yes2TMT