Archive for July 29th, 2011

Last Newspaper Standing

Last Newspaper Standing

It didn’t take long for the other shoe to drop after the eyebrow-raising buyout of the Goliath Honolulu Advertiser by the David Star Bulletin. But the reasoning for the new pay wall for on-line readers of the new Honolulu Star-Advertiser (S-A) had us in stitches as Publisher Dennis Francis claimed they were just following the...
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Has Green Harvest Returned to the Big Island?

Has Green Harvest Returned to the Big Island?

On Tuesday The Honolulu Star Advertiser reported the end of a three-week marijuana eradication program on Kauai, involving the Kauai, Honolulu, and Maui Police Departments, in addition to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency, the Department of Land and Natural Resources, the state Narcotics Enforcement Division and the U.S. Coast Guard. As for Hawaii County, the...
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Collapse: It’s a Beautiful Day

Collapse: It’s a Beautiful Day

Keaau, HI – I have long advocated, and actively planned to be self-sufficient. Not because I am a latter-day Boy Scout – because, to quote a brilliant economist I know quite well – myself – “We are off the cliff and in free-fall. All of the rhetoric about ‘landing on our feet’ doesn’t matter....
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