Battle Over Bones in Hawai’i

The ancestral people of the Sandwich Islands, known today as Hawai'i, had a practice of "hiding" the bones of family members when they died. The indigenous people, native Hawaiians or Kanaka Maoli, believed bones contained "mana" or spiritual energy of power and strength. Unfortunately, as these graves were unmarked, families today preparing to build a … Continue reading Battle Over Bones in Hawai’i

Purdue Pharma Guilty. Pray for Hawaiian Electric CEO Connie Lau

Purdue Pharma, maker of controversial OxyContin,¬†agreed to plead guilty to three federal criminal charges as part of a settlement of more than $8 billion, Justice Department officials announced last week. Charges¬†include conspiracy to defraud the United States and violating federal anti-kickback laws. The settlement is the highest-profile action by the federal government seeking to hold … Continue reading Purdue Pharma Guilty. Pray for Hawaiian Electric CEO Connie Lau