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Senator Thielen addresses "self-governed" issues

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Senator Laura Thielen opened the conversation with the honor students from Remington College with a brief history of the Hawaii State Legislature Women's Caucus.   The Hawaii Women's Legislative Caucus is concerned that police protect the safety of all victims and response to all incidents of domestic violence as serious crimes. Senator Thielen voiced her […]

December 18th, 2014 | Posted in Education,Hawaii Politics | Read More »

Remington College Honor Students visit State Capitol

Jonathan Bussey  with Senator Espero

Senator Will Espero met with criminal justice and sociology students from Remington College at the State Capitol to discuss how a bill is introduced and heard in committee.   "There is an art to getting a bill passed," Senator Espero told the students.   As the chairman of the Senate Public Safety, Government Operations & […]

December 15th, 2014 | Posted in Education,Hawaii Politics | Read More »

UPDATE: Mariner rescued after several hours adrift off Maui

coast guard rescue maui boater

HONOLULU – A man is safe after being rescued from a disabled boat approximately 46 miles southwest of Kahoolawe, Maui, Saturday. At 10:15 a.m., watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Honolulu command center received notification from a friend of the vessel’s operator reporting that the 19-foot boat was disabled. The mariner contacted his friend using […]

December 14th, 2014 | Posted in Hawaii Politics | Read More »

Schatz named to key post on Senate Appropriations Committee

U.S. Senator Brian Schatz

Washington, D.C. – United States Senate Democratic leadership announced the selection of U.S. Senator Brian Schatz (D-Hawai‘i) to serve on the key Senate Committee on Appropriations. The appointment is an especially important one.  Prescribed in the U.S. Constitution, the Committee writes the legislation that allocates funds to government departments, agencies and organizations.  The Committee also […]

December 14th, 2014 | Posted in Hawaii Politics | Read More »

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for person in water

US Coast Guard helicopter

HONOLULU – The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for a missing 13-year-old boy off Hapuna Beach Park, Big Island, Sunday. At 10:21 a.m., watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Honolulu Command Center received notification from Hawaii County Fire Department of a boy who went missing after cliff jumping with friends, Sunday. He was last seen wearing […]

December 14th, 2014 | Posted in Hawaii Politics | Read More »

Two dead, two injured, in Pearl Harbor accident

Photo: Emily Metcalf

PEARL HARBOR - Two men was killed and two others injured Wednesday at a worksite in Pearl Harbor when a 5-ton buoy fell 7 stories onto a platform where they stood, according to Hawaii News Now. MCC (SW) John M. Hageman, media operations officer for the U.S. Navy Region Hawaii, says the men were employed by a private contractor […]

December 10th, 2014 | Posted in Hawaii Politics | Read More »

Mariner safely transferred to Molokai after spending 12 days lost at sea

A mariner and his 25-foot sailing vessel are being towed to Molokai after spending 12 days lost at sea Dec. 9, 2014. Ron Ingraham is currently aboard Coast Guard Cutter Kiska, a 110-foot Island-class patrol boat home ported in Hilo, en route Kaunakakai, Molokai, with his sailing vessel Malia in tow. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo)

REPORT FROM THE US COAST GUARD - HONOLULU — A mariner and his 25-foot sailing vessel have been safely transferred to Molokai after spending 12 days lost at sea. A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Station Maui completed the transfer of Ron Ingraham and his sailboat Malia to Kaunakakai, Molokai, at 8:50 a.m., Wednesday. Ingraham, […]

December 10th, 2014 | Posted in Hawaii Politics | Read More »

Is Governor Ige supporting Republican Issues?

Opening Day Ward with leis

"We listened, and we heard an open invitation to work with Governor Ige on legislative issues," Representative Gene Ward said after the inaugural address.   "Predictions of prosperity include no tax on pensions," commented Ward after the Governor said "For our kupuna, it means helping them live out their golden years with independence, dignity, and […]

December 3rd, 2014 | Posted in Hawaii Politics | Read More »

Indonesian diplomats visit the State Capitol

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When:          Thursday, December 4th – 9:00 tour- speaking 9:30 -10:30am Where:         Room 325, State Capitol Who:            Delegation of Indonesian diplomats   Thursday, December 4th, from 9:00-10:30am a delegation of Indonesian diplomats will meet in room 325 at the State Capitol. The diplomats are spending two days in Hawaii as an advance team for the Governor […]

December 3rd, 2014 | Posted in Hawaii Politics | Read More »

Coalition Steps in to Defend Maui Residents from Pesticides and GE Contamination

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REPORT FROM CENTER FOR FOOD SAFETY - HONOLULU – A coalition of Maui and Moloka‘i residents, farmers, and public interest groups, represented by Center for Food Safety (CFS) and Earthjustice, has filed papers in Honolulu federal district court to defend the County of Maui’s recently passed genetically engineered (GE) crop safety initiative from a legal challenge by multinational chemical […]

November 24th, 2014 | Posted in Hawaii Politics | Read More »

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