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Does residency requirement limit talent pool for state officials?

January 21st, 2015 · 7 Comments

Interesting story today on the Hawaii State Constitution’s residency requirement for state department heads that forced Gov. Ige to withdraw his nomination of Elizabeth Kim to the top post in the Department of Labor (“Would-be labor chief rendered ineligible by state Constitution“). According to the Star-Advertise: Article V, Section 6, of the Constitution, which discusses […]

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Feline Friday: Checking in on the Kaaawa 7

January 9th, 2015 · 1 Comment

It’s Mr. Toby who gets the honor of welcoming you to Feline Friday. Toby is in an awkward position in this feline pride. He’s not sick, so he doesn’t get the added attention that comes with health issues. He has no trouble with his appetite, another lost opportunity for special attention. And he gets bullied […]

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Seeking advice on appliance shopping

January 9th, 2015 · 21 Comments

You would never buy a new refrigerator or washer/dryer if you spend any time reading online review. The web is full of angry buyers venting about what they see as defective products and unresponsive retailers. But we’re in the market for new appliances, so are seeking your feedback. Here’s our shopping list and our concerns. […]

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Zimmerman to leave Hawaii Reporter

January 7th, 2015 · 13 Comments

From Malia Zimmerman’s Facebook page, posted an hour ago: “A new chapter for 2015. As of Jan. 19, I will be working with Fox News Channel as an investigative reporter from its Los Angeles bureau. Hawaii Reporter will continue on as it has for the last 12 years but we need a new bureau chief […]

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The missing dogs have been found!

January 1st, 2015 · 3 Comments

Our friends got a wonderful new year’s present this morning. And, of course, we are very relieved. They got a call from a worker at the Koolau Golf Course Course. The dogs were there, and luckily still had their tags with the phone number. Our friends immediately went and picked them up. Both dogs appear […]

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