Archive for July, 2013

Poor Flossie

As has become the de-facto standard in America and particularly in Hawaii, everything is a disaster waiting to happen. This week is no different than any other week. The government, in its mad rush to maintain relevance – and a budget – in the face of the overwhelming evidence that, as a protector of the...
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Church Member Files Writ of Habeas Corpus for Jailed Cannabis Minister

HILO–A member of the The Hawaii Cannabis (THC) Ministry in Hilo has filed a writ of habeas corpus on behalf of his pastor, Rev. Roger Christie, who has been held by the federal government as a pre-trial detainee for over 3 years. Mike Ruggles, 56, a resident of Mountain View on the Big Island, filed...
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Hawaii Police Arrest HPP Man for Growing Marijuana

A Puna man has been arrested and charged in connection with a marijuana growing operation on two properties in the Hawaiian Paradise Park (HPP) subdivision. On Wednesday (July 24), police executed a search warrant at a home on H Street in Paradise Park, where they recovered 145 marijuana plants growing outside and in a...
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Opinion: City Bill 65, HCDA, On Wrong Side Of Major Hawaiian Cultural History

Opinion: City Bill 65, HCDA, On Wrong Side Of Major Hawaiian Cultural History

All historic and cultural research shows that this Honouliuli-Ewa area is one of the most very important cultural and historic area’s in the State of Hawaii. The identified “Leina a ka Uhane” is an especially sacred wahi pana of the highest level. A HART EIS TCP (Traditional Cultural Place) report in April 2012 documents...
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Eleven Hawaii Federal Judges Blast HART Rail Project Incompetence

Cited are security issues, damage to historic sites, and extensive native Hawaiian burials known to be along the shoreline route. Previously at issue has been that six of the shoreline rail stations are extremely vulnerable to tsunamis, storm surge and Ground Water Rise (GWR precedes Sea Level Rise.) What was originally a commuter rail project...
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