Visitor Killed During Kalapana Lava Walk

May 9, 2013
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A Canadian man who died Tuesday afternoon (May 7) while hiking across a lava field has been identified as 57-year-old Riccardo Scagliati of Victoria, British Columbia. Scagliati and a companion set out from the Kalapana viewing area Tuesday morning. On their return trip they got lost. Scagliati became disoriented and overheated and fell to...
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Hawaii Biochar Products Signs Historical Memorandum of Understanding

May 9, 2013
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Hilo, Hawaii — Nobel Laureate Nguyen Huu Ninh, Ph.D., CERED,  Larta Institute, Ecology Farming Corporation and Josiah Hunt, Hawaii Biochar Products agree to sign a memorandum of understanding to help strengthen biochar related proposals in Vietnam. On May 8th, Hawaii Biochar Products, the Center for Environment Research Education and Development (CERED), Ecology Farming Corporation (Ecofarm) and...
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Conspiracy in Boston?

April 24, 2013
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Boston. I reference this blog post by Dmitry Orlov. Interestingly, Chris Kyle, who founded and owned The Craft, and Chad Littlefield, were killed a couple of months ago by a supposedly deranged veteran with PTSD — who Chris trusted enough to take to a shooting range and allow himself to be gunned down. We can follow this...
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9 Million Ways to Collapse

April 10, 2013
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It’s been about two years since HND was the FIRST publication to report that Fukushima was a level 7 incident and would dwarf Chernobyl. I had the dubious distinction of writing that article and it was generally dissed for every reason anyone cound think of. It turned out to be exactly correct. We did this...
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Christie Encourages Support for Bill Urging Feds to Release Him Before Trial

April 7, 2013
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Dear family, friends, THC Ministry members, lovers of freedom and all supporters of our Constitutional Rights, Aloha. ‘Heads-up’ out there! Like Paul Revere alerting the colonists that “the British are coming!”, this is a ‘wake-up call’ to YOU. If you would please be so kind, it’s ‘time to rise’ and help to write a testimony...
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Hawaii State Senators Meet With Federal Detainee Roger Christie

April 4, 2013
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HONOLULU – Hawaii State Senators Russell Ruderman and Will Espero met with federal detainee Roger Christie at the Federal Detention Center (FDC) in Honolulu on Wednesday to discuss his incarceration, health, and rights as a United States citizen under the United States Constitution. Mr. Christie has been held now for almost three years without...
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Update on SB 472 – Hawaii’s Measure to Decriminalize Marijuana

April 3, 2013
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News from the House of Representatives – after realizing that they did not have the votes to pass SB 472 HD 1, the measure to decriminalize marijuana, leadership decided to “recommit” the bill back to the House Judiciary Committee, which means our efforts to decriminalize marijuana are dead for 2013. The process of Austin...
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TEDxChange 2013 Official Satellite Event on Hawaii Island

March 24, 2013
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TEDxChange 2013 Official Satellite Event on Hawaii Island

HILO, HAWAII – TEDxHilo will be broadcasting TEDxChange 2013 live from Seattle on Wednesday, April 3rd at 6:30pm at the University of Hawaii at Hilo in UCB 100. The public is invited to this free event. A TEDxHilo organizer meeting will be held after the discussion. TEDxHilo will be one of only 200 official satellite...
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Roger Christie Resolution Passes Committee Hearing

March 19, 2013
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UPDATED The Hawaii Senate Committee on Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs has recommended that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in PSM were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) Espero, Galuteria, Slom; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Baker, Green.   Click here to read testimony submitted to the hearing.   The...
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HB 668 Passes Joint Committee

March 17, 2013
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UPDATED HB 668, the bill to move Hawaii’s medical cannabis program to the Department of Health, passed the Senate joint committee of Health and Public Safety, Intergovernmental, and Military Affairs.  All Senators present voted Yes, with Senator Sam Slom voting Yes with Reservation. The bill now moves to the final Senate joint committee of Judiciary and...
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Rev. Roger Christie Responds to the Honolulu Star Advertiser

February 26, 2013
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Editor’s note: Rev. Roger Christie has been a detainee at the Honolulu Federal Detention Center since July 8, 2010. An avowed pacifist, Christie has been denied bail 7 times by a series of federal judges on the basis that is he a “danger” to the community. His trial has been delayed repeatedly, and is...
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What is Happening to Rev Roger Christie?

February 26, 2013
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It might be easier to comprehend what is happening to Roger Christie if we were to ask who actually benefits from the treatment he has received by the court. Ostensibly it would be his community, though it’s difficult to imagine that his community was ever in favor of imprisoning its leading advocate for an activity...
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Hawaii Senate Bill to Decriminalize Marijuana Passes, Moves to House

February 26, 2013
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UPDATED A bill aimed at decriminalizing marijuana in Hawaii has been passed by the Senate Judiciary and Labor Committee. The measure will now move on to the House for consideration. SB472 Relating to Marijuana would remove criminal penalties for possession of an ounce or less of cannabis, making it subject instead to a simple fine of...
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