Author: Andy Parx

Journalist Andy Parx has covered Kaua`i government and politics for over 30 years in print and on local TV. He currently writes a daily on-line news, commentary and analysis column at "got windmills?- The Daily Tilt."

Governor Abercrombie’s Latest Emergency

The kvetch-fest over Governor Neil Abercrombie’s “emergency” declarations — and the fact that he failed to tell anyone about one of them for months — suspending environmental and planning laws to clear ordnance from the beaches and oceans and nene …

Making War on the Poverty Stricken

Back in the dark ages of our youth the grainy black and white pictures of Appalachia that accompanied the announcement of the War on Poverty on the evening TV news seemed impossibly remote to an overweight adolescent in the northeast …

Kauai’s Hooser Mulls Congressional Run

(PNN) — Aug 12 — Former Kaua`i Senator Gary Hooser is considering a run for the US congressional 2nd district seat being vacated by Maize Hirono.
According to an email sent Friday to core friends and supporters, Hooser said, “I know …

Hawaii Island Police Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Press Pass

The “alleged” beating of Damon Tucker “allegedly” by a Hawai`i Island Police (HIPD) officer– the quotation marks because neither of those two “facts” seem to be in much dispute now– began to seep into the mainstream corporate media this week with two articles taking …