Hawaii Obamacare exchange projected to be financially viable — in 2022

By   /  January 16, 2015  /  Hawaii, Local Government, News  /  No Comments

Photo courtesy of Hawaii Health Connector

Hawaii’s Obamacare exchange, Hawaii Health Connector, has been under fire for being the most costly in the nation, and a new report from the Hawaii Commerce and Consumer Affairs Department shows the Connector won’t be fiscally sustainable until 2022.

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Hawaii PUC chairwoman resigns powerful position

By   /  January 13, 2015  /  Hawaii, News  /  No Comments

IRONY: PUC Commissioner Hermina Morita, adored by environmentalists, is facing fines for violating Hawaii conservation and zoning laws

Hermina Morita, who chaired the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission, has resigned.

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Obama’s Hawaii vacation is over, now it’s time for taxpayers to pay massive tab

By   /  January 9, 2015  /  Hawaii, News  /  No Comments

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President Barack Obama and his family just spent their Christmas and New Year’s holidays in Kailua. Now it’s time for taxpayers to pick up the tab.

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Hawaii prime target of foreign governments seeking US intelligence

By   /  December 26, 2014  /  Hawaii, News  /  No Comments

Photo by Malia Zimmerman

By Malia Zimmerman | Watchdog.org
HONOLULU — With its strategic location in the Pacific and substantial military assets, Hawaii has been a prime target of foreign governments seeking U.S. intelligence.
The way to stop intelligence breaches, FBI Director James Comey during a recent trip to the 50th state, is to “know your people” and “who has access to […]

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New report ranks Hawaii among worst places for business

By   /  December 24, 2014  /  Hawaii, News  /  No Comments

Honolulu (photo courtesy of HTA)

By Malia Zimmerman | Watchdog.org
HONOLULU — A new report indicates businesses should tell Hawaii the goodbye version of aloha because of its business climate.
The Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council says Hawaii is the fourth worst state in which to operate a small business. Only New York, New Jersey, and California received rankings below Hawaii.
Hawaii was ranked poorly […]

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Troubled Obamacare vendor awarded new Hawaii contract

By   /  December 23, 2014  /  Hawaii, News  /  No Comments

Photo courtesy of Hawaii Health Connector

Montreal-based CGI Group Inc., the company that received a $74 million contract to develop and maintain the Hawaii Health Connector web portal, will be awarded another year-long state maintenance contract despite the ongoing problems with the site.

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