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As if COVID-19 isn’t enough to occupy our lives, according to reports from the CDC a national rodent assault is underway.  Hawaii is not immune. “With so many restaurants closed because of the COVID-19 lockdown,” says Ian Mateo founder of Kalihi-based Pest Tech Hawaii,...
One of the tactics that Progressives enjoy using most is the tactic of redefinition. We see it every day and in every avenue of life. It is facilitated by the idea of political correctness which in and of itself is an attempt to redefine and actually rewrite...
The American Red Cross is excited to announce the selection of Diane Peters-Nguyen as the new Regional Chief Executive Officer for the Pacific Islands Region; the region includes the state of Hawaii, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands and American Samoa.
Several articles in this space have been about features in Governor Ige’s emergency proclamations.  We are now on the tenth one and counting, which makes us wonder about the 60-day limit written into the emergency powers statutes (see HRS section 127A-14(d)), but that issue may be sorted...
Kym Pine is the only candidate running for mayor that is currently holding elected office. Unlike former mayor Mufi Hannemann or former U. S. Representative Colleen Hanabusa, she is currently in office. Pine has held office for the last 15 years, serving as...
UPDATE: Civil Beat reports that Blangiardi was involved in a 1980's bank fraud scheme. This is one of those things that speaks to a man's character, whether you like it or not. Are Oahu residents prepared to help Rick Blangiardi fulfill an...
While everyone’s attention is focused on COVID-19 and racially charged police brutality, we should also pay some attention to major happenings here at home. One of them is the venerable Aloha Stadium, former home to the Aloha Bowl and now affectionately called the Rust...
This week we’ll look at another general excise tax exemption that the State Auditor has put under the microscope in Report No. 20-05. It affects the construction industry, and the price tag the Auditor put on it, based on 2018 numbers, was $19 million. 
LISTEN TO THE PODCAST In the beginning, back when the Framers were first debating the ground rules for the great American experiment, they concluded that a free media was important to society in that it would serve as a balance; an oversight body to...
“A draft UN resolution...singles out the United States and could become the centerpiece of a hastily scheduled debate by the Human Rights Council in Geneva on Wednesday. “The text calls for a commission of inquiry — the rights body’s most powerful tool to inspect...