White Lives Matter

I'm really sad what happened to George Floyd. He was tragically murdered. Yet as recently-released video shows, Floyd failed to cooperate with police. He was on illicit drugs (fentanyl), acting strangely, and resisted multiple requests by officers to sit down in the back of a squad car. The nation still burns today over this horrific … Continue reading White Lives Matter

Danger Alert: C19 Safety Failure at Iwilei Costco Honolulu

UPDATE 8.7.2020: Hawai'i officials did it again: punished the many for the failures of the few. Oahu parks and beaches, which reopened in May, will be closed again, starting 12:01am Saturday. All 303 city-run parks and 18 state-operated sites on island will be closed. Honolulu mayor, Kirk Caldwell, said: "“We need to clamp down as … Continue reading Danger Alert: C19 Safety Failure at Iwilei Costco Honolulu

The Racism of Weed

CNN appears to be an opponent of President Trump, as are many media groups today. Political debate and discussion is good. CNN writers also claim the president is racist in many of his words, actions and national policy. Again, political discourse and criticism is good. Yet if CNN opposes racism -- which is a good … Continue reading The Racism of Weed

AOC and Hawai’i State Senator Richard Medeiros Desecrate Hawaiian History

Just last week, I defended Democrat U.S. Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) after Republican Ted Yoho of Florida allegedly directed inappropriate language toward her (story). This week, AOC threw shade on one of Hawaii's most respected and revered figures -- St. Damien of Moloka'i. AOC criticized a statue of Father Damien that stands in the National Statuary Hall … Continue reading AOC and Hawai’i State Senator Richard Medeiros Desecrate Hawaiian History

How About Free $500 For Your Family

Discovered an interesting promotional offer the other day and wanted to share this with all of you who have followed me for so long. Something like over 1,000 supporters and followers now. Really appreciate each of you! Every single one of you! Thank you and Mahalo Nui Loa from Waikiki on the Hawai'i island of … Continue reading How About Free $500 For Your Family

John Lewis Urinates on Hawai’i Civil Rights Commission

Today, former President Barack Obama issued a sweeping call to action in his eulogy for civil rights icon and longtime Georgia Congressman John Lewis. The heroic American had no tolerance for those who cheat human beings of their civil rights. William D. Hoshijo, Executive Director State of Hawaii Hawaii Civil Rights Commission 830 Punchbowl St., … Continue reading John Lewis Urinates on Hawai’i Civil Rights Commission

Abandoned by Friend and Colleague Gail Evans

June 30, 2016, Mónica Ortiz Uribe announced to thousands of poor Latino and migrant worker families that the New Mexico Supreme Court ruled in favor of requiring Worker's Compensation for farm and ranch employees. Attorneys from the New Mexico Center on Law and Poverty, an Albuquerque nonprofit, led the charge. [legal decision] Farm and ranching is dangerous … Continue reading Abandoned by Friend and Colleague Gail Evans

Eddie Would Go But America’s Teachers are Cowards

Anyone in Hawai'i or who follows the world of surfing knows of Eddie Aikau. Edward Ryon Makuahanai Aikau (Kahului, Hawaii, May 4, 1946 – March 17, 1978) was a Hawaiian lifeguard and surfer. As the first lifeguard at Waimea Bay on Oahu, he saved over 500 people and became famous surfing the massive Hawaiian surf. … Continue reading Eddie Would Go But America’s Teachers are Cowards

Racist White Women and Black Lives That Don’t Matter

Serving as a union vice president for about ten years, I had the privilege of working with many strong, competent and powerful women. Most recognized the political action we were pursuing was a "long game." Hard work in the trenches with little public support. All of us served due to our commitment to social justice. … Continue reading Racist White Women and Black Lives That Don’t Matter

Hawai’i Democrats Treat Me Like a Fucking Bitch

Democrat Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY) delivered a searing, historic dissection of Republican Rep. Ted Yoho (FL) regarding his alleged vile words; what she considers to be a pathetic apology; and the powerful men and women in America who enable such behavior. "I was minding my own business walking up the steps, and Rep. Yoho put … Continue reading Hawai’i Democrats Treat Me Like a Fucking Bitch