Entries by Hawaii Free Press

Rough Seas for Hawaii Gov. Abercrombie’s Obamacare Exchange

Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie’s ObamaCare Exchange Is Most Expensive In Nation News Release from Republican Governors Association May 20, 2014: “Bad news is piling up for Governor Abercrombie’s Hawaii Health Connector. A recent study found Hawaii’s ObamaCare exchange is the most expensive per capita in the country, costing 26 times the national average. Hawaii’s exchange has […]

Hawaii Spends the Most and Florida Spends the Least on Obamacare

“April 30 was the final deadline to signup for Obamacare.  All the numbers are in.  Hawaii spent $920 per enrollment, and $87 per uninsured person and enrolled the fewest people in the USA.  Nobody spent more and nobody achieved less,” notes Andrew Walden. Here is the news: State-based exchanges spent far more per consumer than states […]

Crichton: Environmentalism is a religion

REMARKS TO THE COMMONWEALTH CLUB by Michael Crichton – San Francisco – September 15, 2003 I have been asked to talk about what I consider the most important challenge facing mankind, and I have a fundamental answer. The greatest challenge facing mankind is the challenge of distinguishing reality from fantasy, truth from propaganda. Perceiving the […]

Hawaii: Teachers Bribed with $410 to Learn How to Make Teens Gay-Friendly?

The Southern Poverty Law Center recently conducted a voluntary two-day training session in Hawaii for teachers interested in piloting the “Perspectives” program. The workshop was meant to precede a research portion in which participating teachers incorporate the materials into their classrooms and then provide the center with feedback. Twenty-eight teachers participated in the workshop and […]

Hawaii: First State to Dump Obamacare Health Exchange? by Andrew Walden

Obamacare is an expansion of Medicaid plus an individual mandate to buy insurance.  But in a state like Hawaii, which starts out with one of the nation’s highest percentages of insured individuals, Obamacare is mostly an expansion of Medicaid—backed by 906 pages of law and tens of thousands of pages of federal regulations. Now, after wasting $205M federal […]

Hawaii to run out of cash reserves in 2016

Both the Governor’s and House Hawaii State Budget Proposals Are Not In Balance News Release from Office of Sen Sam Slom March 25, 2014 – HONOLULU— Senator Sam Slom indicates concern that as early as 2016 Hawaii will run out of cash reserves resulting in Hawaii’s budget being unconstitutional. Senator Slom says: “As the Senate Minority […]

More questionable social engineering comes to Hawaii’s public schools

News Release from Rep Bob McDermott, February 27, 2014 Representative Bob McDermott is in the process of reviewing the latest arrival from the mainland to be thrust upon the Hawaii public school system. This new program is called Teaching Tolerance. On the heels of the controversial Pono Choice sex education curriculum, comes another, grant-funded program. This […]

Hawaii House Rejects Religious Freedom Restoration Act (HB 1624)

Jim Hochberg, President of Hawaii Family Advocates, writes, “In special session last November, your State Government created legal homosexual marriage with language in the law that clearly puts your religious liberty in danger whenever it comes up against homosexual marriage issues.  At the time, our friends in the House sought to amend the bill to protect religious […]