State legislative sessions are kicking off around the nation. Medical and Recreational Cannabis use for adults is an urgent issue in many states. If you're new to this policy battle, please remember sophisticated and woke players use the term "cannabis" rather than racist, xenophobic label "marijuana." For history, see Institutional Racism of Marijuana. There have … Continue reading Cannabis Countdown 2020
UPDATE 8.20.19: Chad Kalepa Baybayan, former captain on Hokule‘a and navigator in residence at the ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawai‘i, supports TMT. Born and raised in Lahaina, at age 19 he first sailed on the Hokule‘a in 1975 and has been on the crew of all major Hokule‘a voyages. In 2007 he was one of five … Continue reading Happy 60th Hawai’i. USA Saved the Kanaka from Extinction
We've all heard civil defense sirens from World War II movies. Air raids triggered alarms nightly. I had just boarded an early E bus when Honolulu's warning system fired. The screeching was deafening. Sound bounced between massive concrete and glass structures. Scary, creepy ... apocalyptic. No can. Not our style. #CaneLane is coming. Governor Ige … Continue reading At 4PM HST the sirens went off
On September 8, 2014, my wife and I were enjoying a beautiful afternoon at Black Pot beach on the Hawaiian island of Kaua'i. It was a warm, sunny day and the beach area was crowded. I was still shell-shocked from a horrific incident about ten days earlier. I found myself looking over my shoulder, felt highly anxious, and … Continue reading Ariel Avandeyev is a Criminal
Today, we honor and recognize Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the path he forged for all people around the world. His most noted speech, "I Have a Dream," is topical today as millions of citizens perceive the promise of America to be slipping away. I document here how the corrupt and incompetent leadership of Kauai's police chief, Darryl Perry, destroys the promise of America.