A tale of an eviction Part 1

Brad Hayes is a person that is about to lose everything for something he loves to do. I called on him at his home on Wednesday, November 20th, asking him to comment and tell me his side of the story. The story is one you may have heard of – the eviction of the Naval Air Museum Barbers Point by the State of Hawaii Dept. of Transportation, Airports Division. Naval ...
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An Interesting Agreement

On an idle Wednesday this last week, a thunderclap of a bulletin came across the 5:00 p.m. local news. After years of dispute – stretching from the demise of the sugarcane industry to the halls of Hawaii’s legislature – an agricultural water rights agreement on Maui was finally reached. Water from streams like this are now regulated under this new agreement "Iao Stream" by belindah-Thank You!-650,000 Views Now is licensed ...
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They (Kahuku) Asked For This

The news this morning (Friday, Nov. 15) announced that another group were arrested at the Kalaeloa base yard. They were blocking AES’s transport of windmill components to its Kahuku windmill site. Hours later, a State Senator who represents the Ewa district, came out and accused Honolulu Police of brutality in arresting the protesters. I heard and then read both stories, and the comments by readers of those stories. Of course, ...
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Don’t Confuse Action With Sincerity

Mayors from all over the country are running into these rooms, telling courts that oil companies are at fault for global warming, and want to get paid PC: "Liberty County Courthouse, Liberty, Texas 1806051216" by Patrick Feller is licensed under CC BY 2.0  October 2019 seemed to be the month where cities across the United States decided that it was a good time to file suits against oil companies for the “purported evils” they ...
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The Man, Behind the Man, Behind the Man

A quick guide on what to look for as a Honolulu voter, for Mayor There is a quote that my friends and I say from time to time, talking about politics: “He is the man, behind the man, behind the man”. To us it is kind of a joke when we say it, laughing with the realization that this is the how “politics in Hawaii” really works. More recently, that ...
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