Monthly Archives: July 2021

The quiet unassuming grip of systemic racism

As a white male, I am compelled to speak out in opposition to the confirmation of Mr. Dan Gluck to the Intermediate Court of Appeals, and in support of a court that represents the diversity that defines our community. Decision-making … Continue reading

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The quiet unassuming grip of systemic racism

As a white male, I am compelled to speak out in opposition to the confirmation of Mr. Dan Gluck to the Intermediate Court of Appeals, and in support of a court that represents the diversity that defines our community. Decision-making … Continue reading

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United in pursuit of a vision – Kauaʻi stands ready

The auction of the Coco Palms Hotel held this past Monday at noon on the courthouse steps, was at best, anti-climatic. The bottom line is that the “bank/lender” took back the property from the prior would-be developers who owed them the money … Continue reading

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Auction Day Arrives Tomorrow, July 26th, as Community Unites In Support of Wailuanuiahoʻāno

In less than 15 days over 10% of Kauaʻi residents have signed a petition opposing new resort development at the site of the former Coco Palms Hotel.  Please sign the petition today and help push the numbers to the highest … Continue reading

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Unpacking the 2022 Hawaii Reapportionment/Redistricting Discussion

Summary description of the process Based on most recent census determination of total permanent residents for the entire state and then broken down by County For example in 2011 the total population of Hawaii was determined to be: 1,251,534 Oahu … Continue reading

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Back from limbo and Coco Palms – Wailua Nui

Seems like my writing has been in limbo during the past few months. While previously my The Garden Island (TGI) column was weekly, it is now just once per month (first Wednesday). This is good news and bad news. The … Continue reading

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