Being banned never stopped him

IN FEDERAL CASE NO. 1:20-CR-286-RBW, a federal judge approved the plea deal by Mr. Hanalei Aipoalani in which he said he was guilty of embezzling a half-million dollars in federal funds and accepting bribes from clients in the administration of CARES act funding he was awarded. Hanalei Aipoalani PC: https://www.facebook.com/Hanalei4Hawaii A deep dive into both the plea deal and the articles that reported on it, a small mention that Mr ...
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Thanks, but no thanks

Since it is Good Friday 2021, during a pandemic, it's probably the best of all times to talk about the new tale of Kings Cathedral and Chapel Church in Kahului Maui and the discovery that it’s a site of a super spreader event. It is also a good time to share an observation about how much the government is now willing to even try to enforce the rules. Here is ...
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They never wanted to hear from us

In the “Hawaii” section of the Star-Advertiser on Saturday, March 13, an article came up that asked a very important question. That question was “Should Oahu’s Tiered Opening Plan Receive a Public Hearing?” In other words, should the people get a say as to how or what gets closed or opened as we go through the 12th month of this COVID saga? It was a question I believe many people ...
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Tell me a bedtime story about how Gov. David Ige saved Hawaii.

Aloha PHwSF reader: From time to time, readers of this blog will send me compelling views on things, While I, Stan Fichtman, am the primary writer and poster on this site, I am also about expressing other viewpoints that are thought out and provide a perspective that I feel would be valuable to you as the reader. Such is this piece, Writer chooses to remain anonymous. PHwSF respects that wish ...
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Honolulu’s Signature?

Could Honolulu have a “signature” image of itself coming out of the COVID saga? Depending on how you see this image of the proposed pedestrian bridge over the Ala Wai Canal, connecting Mō‘ili‘ili to Waikīkī, it could very well be. The Ala Wai Bridge, proposed image. PC: Friends of Scott Nishimoto - February 2021 newsletter A signature piece, like I am describing here, is not a new concept. Many cities ...
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