Tuesday, August 17, 2010

No aloha in gubernatorial race, Kauai students missing financial aid, Maui beached whale sent to Hilo, Big Island conservative group backs off, more Hawaii news

Neil Aber- crombie on Monday called out his Democratic opponent for Hawaii governor, Mufi Han- nemann, for mailing a flier to voters that unfavorably lists Abercrombie's experience, education and a beard contest victory. Associated Press.

Former Honolulu Mayor Mufi Hannemann's campaign for governor has mailed out a comparison brochure to voters statewide that contains references to where Hannemann and former U.S. Rep. Neil Abercrombie were born, the names of their wives, and the fact that Abercrombie once won first place in the Lahaina Whaling Days beard contest. Star-Advertiser.


To the uncritical viewer, the campaign brochure that began popping up in Hawaii mailboxes over the last few days might well push an undecided voter to choose Mufi Hannemann over Neil Abercrombie for governor. Civil Beat.

Democratic candidates for governor Mufi Hannemann and Neil Abercrombie are sparring over a new mailer from the Hannemann campaign. Hawaii News Now.

A mailer from Mufi Hannemann's gubernatorial campaign was sent to thousands of Hawaii homes this weekend. KITV.

The primary race for Hawaii governor is heating up with blows being exchanged over campaign ads. KHON2.

The democratic candidates for governor will participate in a live debate here on KHON2. KHON2.

Public hearings on Hawaii's application for federal education money, the state Sheriff Division and budgetary shortfalls are being held at the Capitol on Tuesday. Associated Press.

Imagine for a moment that you had a few thousand dollars in loose change and bills behind the cushions of your couch, in your old jacket pockets, a spare wallet or two, and spread out through a few pairs of pants. Hawaii Reporter.

Maui beached whale goes to Hilo, Classes at Kaua‘i Community College are scheduled to start Monday, but some students are feeling frustrated with the school’s Financial Aid office because they don’t know when or if they will receive their loans. Garden Island.

That's right it's that time of the year again -- move-in week at the UH Manoa residence halls. KHON2.

A beaked whale weighing nearly a ton was rescued yesterday after beaching itself in South Maui. Star-Advertiser.

Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr. on Monday signed into law Bill No. 2364, which amends Ordinances 864 and 876 relating to single-family transient vacation rentals. Garden Island.

A long drawn out drama over shipping garbage to the Pacific Northwest just took another turn. KITV.

New law makes teachers responsible for keeping their licenses current. KHON2.

The Hawaii region of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan Inc. more than tripled its net loss over the previous year to $5.1 million in the second quarter, as revenue remained flat, expenses rose and investment income shrank, the company said. Star-Advertiser.

Exclusive undercover video shows disturbing images of sick and dead animals at a facility two animal groups call a huge puppy farm right here on Oahu. Hawaii News Now.

A process server who said he was attacked Aug. 9 by a dog owned by a former Hawaii County Police Department officer is claiming police have taken little action on the case, leaving Waikoloa Village residents at risk. West Hawaii Today.

Maui County Mayor Charmaine Tavares' administration wanted to make it clear this weekend: It is not "cracking down" on illegal business signs, but potential remedies are on the way. Maui News.

A conservative group that wants to put the shackles on government overreaching has abandoned its effort to change the Hawaii County Charter in November. Tribune-Herald.

The prominent hill overlooking the West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery was the "favorite" habitat of the oo bird, once the source of feathered capes for Hawaiian royalty, said Richard Stevens, history lecturer at the University of Hawaii Center -- West Hawaii. West Hawaii Today.

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs will host its annual "Share Mana'o: OHA in Your Neighborhood" community meeting and its regular Board of Trustees meeting Wednesday and Thursday on Molokai. Maui News.