Posts Tagged ‘ Hawaii County Council ’

Ashida’s Conflict of Interest

Ashida’s Conflict of Interest

What has been unstated in the media until now is that Lincoln Ashida's campaign spending report shows that he accepted a $200 campaign contribution from Ted Hong after Ashida announced his candidacy for County Prosecutor.
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Fred Blas Blasted

In the article covering the approval of the new Building Code, Fred Blas commented that he felt targeted when R.J. Hampton, aide to former Puna Councilwoman Emily Naeole, singled him out in a diatribe from the testifiers’ table, saying he was a “cancer” with an agenda to benefit his own property holdings and letting...
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Hawaii County Council and the Emperor’s New Building Codes (Bill 270)

Bill 270 revisited the "International Energy Conservation Code" and made changes without the proper ramseyer format. As a consequence, the general public has no idea what changes were made.
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Has Green Harvest Returned to the Big Island?

Has Green Harvest Returned to the Big Island?

On Tuesday The Honolulu Star Advertiser reported the end of a three-week marijuana eradication program on Kauai, involving the Kauai, Honolulu, and Maui Police Departments, in addition to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency, the Department of Land and Natural Resources, the state Narcotics Enforcement Division and the U.S. Coast Guard. As for Hawaii County, the...
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Mayor Kenoi’s “Public Relations” Staff Quiet on Kama’aina Pumping Scandal

Mayor Kenoi’s “Public Relations” Staff Quiet on Kama’aina Pumping Scandal

A public/media relations professional is the opposite of a journalist, in that a public relations crisis entails damage control, not damage proliferation. And a journalist by profession is the worst pick to be in charge of public relations. (The most recent example par excellence of a public relations pro is Charlie Sheen’s publicist, who quit...
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