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