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Teamwork Key to Anti-Submarine Warfare for RIMPAC Participants

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 in Hawaii Politics

By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jason Swink, Submarine Force Pacific Public Affairs - (PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii) - Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2014 exercise provides Anti-Submarine Warfare Force 3rd Fleet (CTF-34) the opportunity to bring together a cooperative training environment for multinational anti-submarine warfare (ASW) June 26 through August 1. Liaison Naval Officers (LNOs) […]

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Djou campaign holds more cash on hand than any other candidate for Hawaii CD1

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 in Hawaii Politics

HONOLULU - Former Hawaii Congressman Charles K. Djou filed his pre-primary financial report with the Federal Election Commission on July 28.  The Djou campaign reported having raised $48,926.48 for the 20-day period between July 1 and July 20 and holds $439,707.27 cash-on-hand for the remainder of the campaign. Although Djou was the last major candidate […]

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RIM PAC Chute Drop Demonstrates State of the Art Equipment, Well Trained Personnel

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 in Guest Commentary

BY JACK SCHNEIDER - Last week, I had the privilege of observing a parachute drop from the belly of a C-17, part of the RIM PAC exercises here in the Pacific. As a bit of background on myself, I was a fighter pilot during the Vietnam War, and I always believed that there was absolutely […]

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American Cancer Society Honors Physician for Distinguished Service

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 in Business

HONOLULU - Melvin P. Palalay, M.D., was presented with the American Cancer Society’s St. George National Award, the Society’s most prestigious division volunteer honor. Dr. Palalay is one of 19 inspirational individuals from across the country who received the award for outstanding service to the community in support of the Society’s mission to finish the […]

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League of Women Voters Criticizes State Senate President's Campaign Tactics

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 in Hawaii Politics

REPORT FROM THE LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS - HONOLULU - The League of Women Voters has learned that email sent from Donna Mercado Kim’s campaign headquarters urged voters to take a photograph of their ballot to show they voted for her and share it on social media. Why “take a photo and upload it on […]

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Hawaii MoveOn.org Members Open Office, Launch Effort to Turn Out Progressive Voters For Brian Schatz in Senate Primary

Thursday, July 24th, 2014 in Hawaii Politics

HONOLULU— With three weeks before the state’s contested Democratic primary, members of MoveOn.org Political Action have opened an office in Honolulu, Hawaii, kicking off a grassroots effort focused on turning out progressive voters in support of the incumbent candidate, U.S. Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI). On Tuesday night, dozens of local progressives gathered to launch MoveOn’s […]

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Graham Builders Promotes James Jonah to Project Manager

Thursday, July 24th, 2014 in Business

HONOLULU – Graham Builders has promoted James Jonah to project manager from finish carpenter. He will be responsible for overseeing projects once they are in the construction phase, working and coordinating with sub-contractors, creating and managing schedules and material deliveries. Jonah has more than 30 years of experience in the carpentry industry. Prior to returning […]

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Hawaii Republicans Get New West Hawaii County Chair

Thursday, July 24th, 2014 in Hawaii Politics

REPORT FROM HAWAII GOP - HONOLULU - Pat Saiki, Chair of the Hawaii Republican Party, has appointed Gunner Mench, owner of Harbor Galley in Kawaihae, as the Hawaii Republican Party’s West Hawaii County Chair. Mr. Mench will serve as the Party’s liaison in West Hawaii, and organize a coordinated campaign between local, state and federal […]

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Volunteer Developers Work Together to Create Apps for Transparency

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 in Guest Commentary

BY NATALIE IWASA - Have you ever tried to figure out who’s monetarily supporting a particular candidate or how your political contributions are being spent? Would you like to know all of the candidates in a particular race – not just the ones the media chooses to cover? Wouldn’t complete candidate profiles be nice? While […]

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Governor appoints Hawaii land board members

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 in Hawaii Politics

Gov. Neil Abercrombie Monday announced the nominations of Vernon Char, Ulalia Woodside and Christopher Yuen to the Board of Land and Natural Resources (BLNR). All are interim appointments effective immediately and are subject to state Senate approval. Char was appointed to an at-large seat; Woodside to the seat representing the City and County of Honolulu […]

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