Privileged CEO Connie Lau Discriminates Against Disabled Man

Last week, the Hawai’i Civil Rights Commission charged Hawaiian Electric Industries (HEI) CEO & President Constance Hee Lau with discrimination. The commission is investigating HEI's termination of Mr. Goold on February 25, 2019, as well as HEI's refusal to allow him to apply for an open position February 27, 2019 [download]. Mr. Goold suffers a … Continue reading Privileged CEO Connie Lau Discriminates Against Disabled Man

Goodness, Knowledge and Discipline

OPEN LETTER TO John Fielding, AltRes Director of Risk Management. AltRes manages some 30,000 employees and numerous companies in the State of Hawai'i. Aloha Mr. Fielding, I followed what my husband wrote yesterday. He shared your comments with me today. You and I both have something in common. From my understanding we both are of … Continue reading Goodness, Knowledge and Discipline

Cannabis Crusade: Time to Change History

One of the best ways today to determine if a person makes decisions based on emotion rather than science is to ask them their position on cannabis. To be fair, all of us were deceived by our government. Yet few Americans have much trust in government, so that's a dog that don't hunt any more. … Continue reading Cannabis Crusade: Time to Change History

You Can Fool All The People Some of the Time

You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time. Abraham Lincoln This week, Hawai'i and New Mexico announced they will decriminalize small amounts of cannabis, more commonly called pakalolo in the islands. Both states are dominated … Continue reading You Can Fool All The People Some of the Time

I Am Ko’olau of Kaua’i. I Am the Defiant One

The story of Ko'olau (or Kaluaiko'olau) is one of Kauai's great legends. In 1892, after learning he and his young son had contracted leprosy, the paniolo and expert marksman, Ko'olau, fled with his family deep into Kalalau valley on the island's northwestern shore. The Hawaiian government’s way of managing those inflicted with the disease was to … Continue reading I Am Ko’olau of Kaua’i. I Am the Defiant One