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Public should be engaged in Hawaii Island roadway projects

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 in Guest Commentary

By Aaron Stene- The Central Federal Lands Highway Division has partnered with the Hawaii Department of Transportation to do improvements to eleven bridges statewide, along with three upcoming Daniel K. Inouye Highway phases (SR200(3),  Daniel K. Inouye Highway Extension and west side Daniel K. Inouye Highway runaway escape ramps). This CFLHD/HDOT partnership has already resulted […]

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Hawaii Supreme Court Dismisses Three Primary Lawsuits

Friday, August 29th, 2014 in Hawaii Politics

REPORT FROM THE ATTORNEY GENERAL - HONOLULU – Attorney General David M. Louie announced today that the Hawaii Supreme Court dismissed three separate challenges to the primary election that was held on August 9, 2014 and August 15, 2014. “Today, the Hawaii Supreme Court reached the right result in all three challenges to Hawaii’s primary […]

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District challenge to former Hawaii House speaker heats up

Thursday, August 28th, 2014 in Today in Hawaii

BY JACKIE M. YOUNG -  HONOLULU - State Rep. Calvin Say's residency in the district he represents and his ability to continue to represent that district in Hawaii’s state House is being threatened in state Circuit Court. The former House Speaker has been a state representative for more than 30 years for District 20, which […]

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USS Lake Erie to depart for new homeport of San Diego

Thursday, August 28th, 2014 in Hawaii Politics

By Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific Public Affairs - PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM - The guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70) will depart Hawaii Friday, Aug. 29 for a new homeport in San Diego. USS Lake Erie was commissioned in Pearl Harbor July 24, 1993. It is the first Navy ship in modern times to be […]

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Development Squadron 5 Receives First Unmanned Undersea Vehicle

Thursday, August 28th, 2014 in Hawaii Politics

By Mass Communication Specialist Second Class Justin Johndro, Naval Public Affairs Support Element, Northwest Public Affairs KEYPORT, Wash. - Commander, Submarine Development Squadron Five (CSDS 5), Detachment UUV, took delivery of Large Training Vehicle 38 (LTV 38), an unmanned undersea vehicle (UUV) on Aug. 22. The delivery makes LTV 38 the first UUV to join […]

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Hawaii General Election Gubernatorial Candidates on the Jones Act

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 in Guest Commentary&Hawaii Politics

BY MICHAEL HANSEN - We have had an exciting primary election season in Hawaii culminating on primary election day on Saturday, August 9, 2014, and the general election campaign promises even more political thrills through election day on Tuesday, November 4, 2014. Especially noteworthy is that a major gubernatorial candidate in the general election has […]

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USS Columbus Holds Change of Command

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 in Hawaii Politics

By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Steven Khor, Submarine Force Pacific Fleet Public Affairs PEARL HARBOR - Commander David Youtt was relieved by Cmdr. Albert Alarcon as commanding officer of USS Columbus (SSN 762) today, Aug. 26, during a change of command ceremony at the submarine piers on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Youtt expressed how […]

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State Remains Optimistic on Economic Growth

Thursday, August 21st, 2014 in Hawaii Politics

REPORT FROM DBEDT - HONOLULU — In its third quarter 2014 statistics and economic report, the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) revised Hawaii economic growth upward due primarily to the prevailing low inflation rate. “Hawaii’s inflation rate (1.1 percent) was lower than the U.S. average for the first time since 2003,” said […]

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Hawaii State Department of Education releases Educator Effectiveness System Results from School Year 2013-14

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 in Education

REPORT FROM THE DOE - HONOLULU – An overwhelming majority of the state’s more than 11,000 teachers are “effective” and “highly effective” educators, according to Educator Effectiveness System (EES) results from school year 2013-14 released today by the Hawaii State Department of Education (DOE). Teachers received their results during conferences with their administrators earlier this […]

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Hawaii Kai CPA Launches Blog on Local Politics

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 in Guest Commentary

BY NATALIE IWASA - One of the greatest things about campaigning for the Honolulu City Council these past few months was getting to talk, debate and share ideas with so many people. Let's not lose that momentum and that great energy. Join me on my new blog where we can keep talking and sharing our […]

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