North Korea Threatens to Strike Hawaii and U.S. Mainland

By: Tuesday March 26, 2013 7:35 am

North Korea has decided to once again up the rhetorical ante by threatening an attack on Guam, Hawaii, and the U.S. mainland. This comes after a litany of other threats that seemed to have been mostly ignored by the international community as a new round of UN sanctions were passed in the wake of North Korea’s third nuclear weapons test.

 

Marijuana Legalization Bill Dies in Hawaii

By: Wednesday February 13, 2013 10:20 am

Despite having the support of many prominent politicians in Hawaii including House Speaker Joe Souki (D), a bill to legalize marijuana for adults over the age of 21 recently died in committee. The bill was killed because it didn’t have majority support in the chamber.

57% of Hawaiian Voters Support Marijuana Legalization

By: Friday January 11, 2013 11:55 am

In just the last few decades there has been a radical change in opinion about marijuana legalization in Hawaii with support for reform growing significantly in the past seven years. According to a QMark Research poll commissioned by the ACLU, a solid majority of voters in the state now support legalizing, regulating and taxing marijuana for adults.

Brian Schatz Appointed Hawaii’s Senator

By: Thursday December 27, 2012 5:54 am

Hawaii’s governor Neil Abercrombie appointed his Lt. Governor, Brian Schatz, to fill the vacancy created by the death of Sen. Daniel Inouye.

What the Washington Post Doesn’t Know About Hawaii

By: Thursday December 20, 2012 10:40 am

The Washington Post has come up with one of its usual inside-the-Beltway, “we asked everyone at our cocktail party” articles about who will take Senator Daniel Inouye’s place.

Of course, it’s in their usual “we know this person, and we want to protect our access” form. It doesn’t provide an accurate run-down of potential candidates, a view of Hawaii Democratic politics, or much of anything of value, other than the usual mutual back-scratching.

Arizona Sheriff Joe Sends Two Guys To Arrest Entire State Of Mexican Hawaii

By: Tuesday May 22, 2012 4:21 pm

Arizona’s birther-curious Secretary of State Ken Bennett has been getting jerked around like a Daily Caller “reporter” by the strangely un-American named Jill T. Nagamine, who is Hawaii’s Deputy Secretary of State, in his quest to discover if President Barack Obama was really born in America or if he is actually the muslim pharaoh baby killer from Kenya that most people who still haven’t gotten over the idea of a black man in the White House, much less can’t be lynched for ‘eyeballin’ ” white women, think he is.

Santorum Triumphs in the South, Romney Wins Hawaii

By: Wednesday March 14, 2012 7:40 am

Last night was a big night for Rick Santorum, as he secured primary victories in two southern states, Alabama and Mississippi. His double win proved not only that he is still a serious candidate but that Newt Gingrich’s Southern strategy is simply not going to work, leaving Santorun the more viable non-Romney choice.

Alabama, Mississippi and Hawaii Primary Primer

By: Tuesday March 13, 2012 10:00 am

Tonight’s GOP contests — primaries in Alabama and Mississippi and a caucus in Hawaii — have the potential to really shake up the race. The two Southern primaries in particular could potentially make or break the Santorum or Gingrich campaigns. Polls suggest the top three candidates are very close in Mississippi and Alabama, so anyone could win.

In Which the NY Times Attempts to “Call” Hawaii

By: Thursday December 22, 2011 7:00 pm

I grew up regarding the New York Times as the “paper of record,” so it surprised me both as it slid into the sewer and as I discovered that, if it was covering a story I actually knew anything about, it was frequently, well, shall we say, “less than accurate.” The latest: a story by [...]

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