Happy 60th Hawai’i. USA Saved the Kanaka from Extinction

UPDATE 8.19.19: Hawaii leaders need to be more decisive in enforcing law on Mauna Kea, former Maui mayor, Alan Arakawa, says. Mayor Alan Arakawa says authorities handling the TMT protest would have been wise to follow Maui’s example regarding another cutting-edge observatory, the Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope atop Haleakala. “We didn’t fool around. … Continue reading Happy 60th Hawai’i. USA Saved the Kanaka from Extinction

Tulsi Gabbard Betrays the U.S. Constitution

I volunteer for Tulsi2020, as I believe Tulsi Gabbard will be the BEST next president of the United States of America. One reason I support Tulsi is she is both compassionate and wise. Another reason is Tulsi admits she doesn’t know everything and is willing to listen to others and learn. Her position on the … Continue reading Tulsi Gabbard Betrays the U.S. Constitution

Hawaiians vs Americans: Tale of Two Cultures and TMT

Seth Keller posted this philosophical meme on social media. Explains the Great Debate here in the islands. Fisherman expresses Hawaiian way. Work to live. Catch enough for today, pau.   Industrialist is American way. He builds wealth. He grows a business. Lives to work. Works all the time.   Why the difference? Americans face seasons. … Continue reading Hawaiians vs Americans: Tale of Two Cultures and TMT

Hawaiian Anger is Spreading and Rallying People Around the World

UPDATE: August 8, 2019: Protestors are in their fourth week blocking progress on TMT.  The saddest part of this controversy is the protestors deny their own history. Their last king and queen, David Laʻamea Kamananakapu Mahinulani Naloiaehuokalani Lumialani Kalākaua, and sometimes called The Merrie Monarch; and Lydia Liliʻu Loloku Walania Kamakaʻeha, loved the stars. In … Continue reading Hawaiian Anger is Spreading and Rallying People Around the World

Connie Lau and Hawaiian Leaders Are Quitters

A great friend left us this week. Consider him my brother: Wally Christopher Kelly. Wally was a winner in life. Grew up together. Winners aren't born. They're made. We were winners because of the strength of our families, dedication of our teachers and coaches, and our unyielding spirit to never quit working to BE THE BEST WE … Continue reading Connie Lau and Hawaiian Leaders Are Quitters

A Simple Message of Truth

The Civil Beat team blocked my post to Trisha Kehaulani Watson's article yesterday, “Thinking of Hawaii’s Treasures as Notre Dame Burned.” She advocates to continue humankind’s practice of funding and building monuments to dead relatives and ancestors, while our keiki and families are starving, homeless and lack proper education opportunities. My Brazilian Facebook friend posted … Continue reading A Simple Message of Truth

The Truth of Hawaiian History

America is currently undergoing a "revisionist history" revolution. Statues of Christopher Columbus or Italian Cristoforo Colombo or Spanish Cristóbal Colón are being removed, while Columbus Day is replaced with Indigenous People's Day. America's bloody and imperfect past is being "white washed" by a Millennial Generation that believes none should be offended. Of course, none of the … Continue reading The Truth of Hawaiian History