Hawaiian Electric CEO Constance Hee Lau and Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett: Cruelty vs Competency

Hawai'i has been a chain of islands characterized by theft of land, exploitation of human beings and unbridled greed since Polynesian warlord Kamehameha I kicked off his 30-year war (1780-1810) to create his kingdom. Plantation owners and business interests colluded to continue the oppression of workers and ordinary families. These beautiful islands of Paradise with … Continue reading Hawaiian Electric CEO Constance Hee Lau and Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett: Cruelty vs Competency

Suicide or Stick Around? Holidays Are Rough

A lifelong friend posted today about suicide (attached below): “In my darkest moments, I thought about taking my life. I never actually tried. I just thought about it. I contemplated what would be the easiest way to go -- physically for me and emotionally for everyone around me." Can relate. I thought about it. All … Continue reading Suicide or Stick Around? Holidays Are Rough

Hawai’i Policies Keep Talented Professionals Out; Do Not Keep You Safe

Steward Yerton, writing in Civil Beat today, featured a recommended policy change that would make it easier for dentists to move to Hawai’i. State Rep. Sean Quinlan, who chairs the House Committee on Economic Development, plans to introduce legislation to put Hawai'i on the same footing as 46 other states, the District of Columbia and Puerto … Continue reading Hawai’i Policies Keep Talented Professionals Out; Do Not Keep You Safe

People Ask Why Am I So Angry?

An acquaintance of mine, a sincerely decent human being and kind soul, Alan Kim, posts many comments on social media about god, serving god or living a godly life. He claims Jesus is coming soon. Unfortunately, he's been making this claim for years. Others have made this claim for hundreds of years. Jesus has not … Continue reading People Ask Why Am I So Angry?

Rush Limbaugh Mocked Gays. Hawaiian Electric CEO Connie Lau Scorns Disabled Patients

Funny how life seems so easy and obvious in hindsight. Sports fans know the right plays after the game is over. Stock investors are certain about the best deals last year. WOKE culture looks backward and shames those who supported slavery or the traditional family. These moral certitudes appear "no brainers" to most today. Our generation … Continue reading Rush Limbaugh Mocked Gays. Hawaiian Electric CEO Connie Lau Scorns Disabled Patients

Happy Valentine’s Day: Go Smash the Patriarchy Beautiful Flowers

Good friend of mine, Nedi McKnight, one kind and compassionate local girl, posted this meme today: Roses are red; knowledge is power. Go smash the patriarchy, you beautiful flower. SMASH the Patriarchy??? Responded to the meme. I didn't want to go to war; didn't want to work deep in the mines; didn't want to leave … Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day: Go Smash the Patriarchy Beautiful Flowers

Hawaii Needs Aloha Like Senator Charles Schumer

Collectively we're in the most stressful, challenging and frankly frightful time of our lives. Must be similar to what our grandparents, The Greatest Generation, experienced during the depression and war. Labeled this crisis the Third World War in early 2020. As in times of war, millions of Americans now battle effects of Pandemic PTSD. We … Continue reading Hawaii Needs Aloha Like Senator Charles Schumer

Hawaiian Electric Continues Criminal Justice Atrocities

On January 17, 1893, the Hawai'i kingdom was overthrown when a group of businessmen formed the 13-member Committee of Safety and forced Queen Lili'uokalani to abdicate her throne. Three of Hawaiian Electric's five executives, President William W. Hall, Treasurer Jonathan Austin and Thomas May, directed the Committee that committed the atrocity. A hundred years later, the … Continue reading Hawaiian Electric Continues Criminal Justice Atrocities

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

Hawaiian Electric CEO Connie Lau Supports Criminal Activity

Purdue Pharma pleaded guilty today to three criminal charges, formally taking responsibility for its role in an opioid epidemic that has contributed to nearly 500,000 American deaths. We have crushed our local and national economy to battle the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic (red bar below), which has led to over 250,000+ deaths. Yet the current death toll … Continue reading Hawaiian Electric CEO Connie Lau Supports Criminal Activity