Tag Archives: Hawaii

Into the Belly of the Beast: Bringing Kauai’s Story to Syngenta World Headquarters Annual Shareholders Meeting April 28th.

Yes, myself and two other Kauai residents are heading this coming week to share our Kauai story with the people and government of Switzerland, home to the world headquarters of Syngenta.   See Press Release here: http://blog.hawaiiallianceforprogressiveaction.org/2015/04/17/h-a-p-a-supports-kaua%60i-delegation-to-switzerland-home-of-pesticide-giant-syngenta/ Syngenta, you will remember, … Continue reading

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State House Agricultural Committee – Disappointment Is Too Mild A Description

Words cannot express how disappointed I am with the conduct of the State House Agricultural Committee.  They continue to ignore the science, the medical literature and the community calling out for meaningful regulation. Instead members of this committee simply follow … Continue reading

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Read Now Please – Senate vote on pending confirmation of real estate development lobbyist as DLNR Director is imminent.

Tomorrow, Wednesday March 18th is the day in which the Hawaii State Senate votes on whether or not to confirm the appointment of real estate development lobbyist Carleton Ching to be Director of the Department of Land and Natural Resources. … Continue reading

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Pulling Back The Curtain: The Carleton Ching Vote – Time To Hero-Up

After watching the entire Senate committee hearing covering the appointment of real estate development lobbyist Carleton Ching to be Director of the Department of Land and Natural Resources, it seems embarrassingly obvious that Mr. Ching is not even remotely qualified … Continue reading

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On The Creation Of Cynics – Disrespecting Community And The Democratic Process

On Thursday February 19th numerous residents from all parts of our State got out of bed much earlier than normal, took off from work or school, arranged child-care and headed to the State Capitol. For many, the trip meant flying … Continue reading

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Why I Am Unable To Support An Honorable Man

Carleton Ching is an honorable man. He is articulate, personable, intelligent, hard working and from all that I know about him, no doubt he is an honorable man. Mr. Ching may be an honorable man but he should not be … Continue reading

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The Hawaii Movement – Catalyzing Change, Empowering Communities – The H.A.P.A. Plan

Aloha, As President of the Board of Directors for the Hawaii Alliance for Progressive Action (H.A.P.A.). I would like to invite you to join our movement for change and to help if you can. http://www.hapahi.org We are at a particularly … Continue reading

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Doing the Hooser Happy Dance (s), The Maui Miracle and More

The Kauai County Council election is an “at large election” with the top 7 vote getters being elected to serve as councilmember’s. At 9:45pm on Tuesday the 4th of November I was sitting solidly at #11 and essentially looking for … Continue reading

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On changing the world – starting here, now and with you.

Aloha, Most of us at some time or another in our life want to change the world. Some of us hang on to that dream and others drop it quickly by the wayside as if its pursuit was frivolous and … Continue reading

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Campaign Update – 7 days out and the anonymous and negative “hit mail” has arrived

7 days out from November 4th and the anonymous “hit mail” has arrived. My good friend and fellow member of the Kauai County Council Tim Bynum is the target of multiple negative mailers none of which have a return address … Continue reading

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