Most of us agree that our nation and world are on fire at this time. We might disagree over causes, but few of us are happy with this current level of tension and frustration. Roxanne Jones, writing on CNN today, says her mom always encouraged her to "Use Your Voice.” Roxanne was confronted often by … Continue reading The Way to Respect Starts with Raising Your Voice
Tag: HEI CEO Constance Hee Lau
All I Want for Christmas is Privileged Asians to End Their Cruelty in Hawai’i
As most of the mainland U.S. battles the brutal cold of a deep polar plunge, we've returned to enjoying beautiful tropical weather. Our keiki (kids) are waiting with excitement for Santa to paddle up in his canoe with presents for all. Like many places around the world during the holiday season, there is an abundant … Continue reading All I Want for Christmas is Privileged Asians to End Their Cruelty in Hawai’i
GA Senators Fight for White Teen Female. Tulsi Gabbard Forsakes Men Like Me.
Tulsi Gabbard is my U.S. Congresswoman. Have supported her financially and with my vote since 2014. Volunteered with her campaign for president this year. Personally and professionally, I believe she's an excellent leader for America. Although I support her for the next governor of Hawai'i, she forsakes men like me and tens of thousands here … Continue reading GA Senators Fight for White Teen Female. Tulsi Gabbard Forsakes Men Like Me.
All I Want for Christmas is My Rapists Held Accountable
Testifying before subcommittees of the U.S. Senate in April 1971, John Kerry posed the questions: How do you ask a man to be the last man to die in Vietnam? How do you ask a man to be the last man to die for a mistake? When U.S. officials committed to military engagement in Vietnam, … Continue reading All I Want for Christmas is My Rapists Held Accountable
Happy Veterans Day. Hawaiian Electric CEO Connie Lau is a POS
Many of our heroic Veterans survived war zones to return to America and die without connection. For keeping us safe, we promised to care for them. We failed; we lied; we simply turned our backs and ignored too many of these honorable men and women. My U.S. Congresswoman from Hawai'i, Tulsi Gabbard, served in war … Continue reading Happy Veterans Day. Hawaiian Electric CEO Connie Lau is a POS
Michelle Obama: Let a White Male Teach You About Being Invisible
A month ago, was chatting with my good friend, John. He's a Black entrepreneur here in Hawai'i. We both liked Susan Rice for Biden's VP. Neither of us were comfortable with Kamala Harris. I told John, "Frankly, there's one woman I would select before either of these two." He asked who. "Michelle Obama, and I … Continue reading Michelle Obama: Let a White Male Teach You About Being Invisible
Dark Anniversary: From Aloha to Alienation
Alienation: experiencing or inducing feelings of isolation or estrangement Locked down due to C19; a nation on fire fueled by racial tension, economic frustration and an intensely heated and divisive political arena, claiming Americans are experiencing The Great Alienation would be an understatement. Over a hundred years ago, the philosopher economist and social theorist, Karl … Continue reading Dark Anniversary: From Aloha to Alienation
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
Me and John Lewis in Racist Hawai’i
Flags remain at half-staff due to the passing of a heroic giant in the march for social justice in the United States of America. John Robert Lewis was the son of sharecroppers who survived a brutal police beating during the landmark 1965 march in Selma, Alabama. He encouraged all Americans to "get in good trouble, … Continue reading Me and John Lewis in Racist Hawai’i
Aloha Friday: Have We Become a Nation of Sissies?
Uproar on social and national media: safety issues, school openings, wearing face masks -- all now have become political fodder. Gender drives much of this divide. A woman commented on one of my posts. Jody Peterson: I've been a wreck thinking about what to do.....Especially with a new baby in September. It's terrifying...working is bad … Continue reading Aloha Friday: Have We Become a Nation of Sissies?