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HPR Hosts Live Gubernatorial Forum in the Atherton Studio September 22nd

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Hawai‘i Public Radio has scheduled a live gubernatorial forum on Monday, September 22nd, from 7:00 – 8:00 pm in the station’s Atherton Studio. All four of the contenders for the office of Hawai‘i’s Governor, James “Duke” Aiona, Jeff Davis, Mufi Hanneman, and Sen. David Ige, have confirmed attendance. The hour-long forum will be moderated by […]

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

City council members honor late Tom Gill

Thomas Gill

HONOLULU - Honolulu City Council members Ikaika Anderson and Ann Kobayashi will co-sponsor an honorary certificate commemorating the work of the late Thomas P. Gill at the September 10, 2014 Honolulu City Council honorary ceremony. The ceremony begins at 9:00 a.m. Gill family members will be present to accept the certificate. The late congressman is […]

September 9th, 2014 | Posted in Hawaii Politics | Read More »

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard: Unlawful Release of Muslim Terrorist Leaders Could Endanger U.S. National Security

SALUTE: U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, is an Army veteran

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) voted today to pass H. Res. 644 expressing disapproval of the illegal May 31 freeing of five top-level Muslim terrorist leaders from detention at Guantanamo Bay. Gabbard, a captain in the Army National Guard and veteran of two Middle East tours of duty, said, “Contrary to those who […]

September 9th, 2014 | Posted in Hawaii Politics | Read More »

29th Annual Gun Rights Policy Conference Set for Sept. 26-28

Alan Gottlieb, head of the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms

BELLEVUE, WA – Virginia attorney Alan Gura, who won both the 2008 Heller case and the 2010 case of McDonald v. City of Chicago before the U.S. Supreme Court, and also won Moore v. Madigan before the U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, forcing the state of Illinois to adopt a concealed carry statute, will […]

September 9th, 2014 | Posted in Hawaii Politics | Read More »

Governor Releases $8.1 Million for Central Maui Regional Sports Complex, Rockfall Mitigation

Gov. Neil Abercrombie

HONOLULU – Gov. Neil Abercrombie today announced the release of more than $8.1 million to the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) for capital improvement projects that address the construction of the Central Maui Regional Sports Complex and rockfall mitigation projects across the state including the Makiki Valley Trail on Oahu. “I was on […]

September 9th, 2014 | Posted in Hawaii Politics | Read More »

Report: British National Archives show a son was born to Obama Sr. in 1961 in Kenya

President Barack Obama speaks in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, Aug. 18, 2014.

REPORT FROM DC CLOTHESLINE - The British National Archives (BNA) is an executive agency of the government of the United Kingdom. Based in Kew in southwest London, the BNA is the UK government’s official archive, containing 1,000 years of history from Domesday Book to the present, with records from parchment and paper scrolls to digital files and […]

September 9th, 2014 | Posted in Hawaii Politics | Read More »

Djou: Let's get to work on reducing the cost of living in Hawaii and growing the economy

former Congressman Charles Djou

HONOLULU - Former Congressman Charles K. Djou attended the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) 2014 Candidate Forum today at the Hawaii Prince in Waikiki. "I am ready to hit the ground running to serve as the outspoken voice Hawaii critically needs in DC," stated Djou.  "I am committed to tackling Hawaii's high cost of […]

September 9th, 2014 | Posted in Hawaii Politics | Read More »

Senate candidate Cam Cavasso: Pollsters misleading voters in Hawaii

Cam Cavasso, Republican candidate for US Senate

Cam Cavasso's campaign for U.S. Senate has received numerous telephone calls and emails from registered voters complaining about a poll being conducted during their dinner time and evening hours.  The poll is slanted to make people believe they are conducting a poll for the Cam Cavasso campaign. GOP Candidate for U.S. Senate, Cam Cavasso stated […]

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

Coast Guard searching for man overboard near Chuuk Island

The cross in the center of this diagram depicts the search area for a 34-year-old man who was reported overboard approximately 170 miles southwest of Chuuk Island Sept. 2, 2014. The crewmember was last seen aboard the Japanese fishing vessel Wakaba Maru 7 at midnight. (U.S. Coast Guard photo illustration)

REPORT FROM THE US COAST GUARD - APRA HARBOR, Guam — The Coast Guard is searching for a male crewmember reported overboard from a fishing vessel approximately 170 miles southwest of Chuuk Island, Wednesday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Guam Command Center received notification from the Yokohama Rescue Coordination Center about 8 a.m. Tuesday […]

September 2nd, 2014 | Posted in Hawaii Politics | Read More »

Maui County Mayor to submit budget amendment to Council

Maui Mayor Alan M. Arakawa

REPORT FROM THE OFFICE OF THE MAYOR, MAUI COUNTY - WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai`i – Maui County Mayor Alan Arakawa announced that his office will be submitting a budget amendment tomorrow so that the county can resume landfill operations and trash pick-up on holidays. Mayor Arakawa attempted to speak to council about the proposal, and ask […]

September 2nd, 2014 | Posted in Hawaii Politics | Read More »

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