Archive for April, 2012

Hawaii Energy Consumers: Do The Math

“I’m trying to think, but nuttin’ happens !” — Curly Howard, The Three Stooges: Calling All Curs, 1939 All too often it seems our political leaders take actions that just don’t add up. Perhaps they didn’t think it through all the way themselves, or perhaps they really did but they are deliberately hoping we don’t figure...
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Why I Like Paul Dolan over Mitch Roth or Lincoln Ashida for Hawaii County Prosecutor

Why I Like Paul Dolan over Mitch Roth or Lincoln Ashida for Hawaii County Prosecutor

Mitch Roth, a candidate for Hawaii County Prosecutor, ridiculously postures that he targets white collar criminals –namely marijuana dealers. Hey Mitch, they’re not marijuana “dealers”, they are cannabis farmers. But if you are looking for white collar criminals, how about the government bureaucrats who fraudulently raked in millions of dollars from taxpayers for their drywell scam? Mitch Roth...
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Why Pele Doesn’t Like Geothermal

I went to my third County Council meeting in fifteen years last night.  Now I remember why I don’t go to them.  The agenda was geothermal but, as with everything in Puna, everyone in attendance was against it.  As a scientist, I expected to hear facts.  What I heard – for the first hour...
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Witnesses Sought in Bicycle-Car Collision in Hilo

A Fern Acres woman is seeking witnesses to bicycle-car collision that took place in Hilo at the corner of Manono and Kamehamaha Ave across the street from Suisan. Tthe accident occurred at approximately 11:30 am, Monday April 16, 2012, the women needs to Talk to a local DFW Lawyer to see if she will be...
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Pilot Injured in Small Plane Crash

The pilot of the small plane that crash-landed in Oʻokala on Thursday (April 19), is being air-lifted to The Queen’s Medical Center on Oahu in critical condition. At 10:45 a.m., North Hilo officers responded to the Oʻokala Dairy road, near the 30-mile marker of Route 19 (Hawaii Belt Road), where they found the pilot—a...
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