Category: Local News

Judge: Cannabis Minister Allowed Religious Defense

On Wednesday, July 31, 2013, U.S. District Court Judge Leslie E. Kobayashi ruled that imprisoned Cannabis Minister, Rev. Roger Christie, can present a religious defense at trial.
The court ruled as a matter of law that Christie’s religion is legitimate, his …

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 …

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 …

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 …