Long road to signing of pesticide bill

For over 11 years I have worked on this issue. I have (alongside many, many others) fought consistently against the corporate greed and injustices waged on communities and environment by multinational chemical corporations. Over the last six years my effort has been, in my own backyard, on the county and state level, where Hawaii remains an experimental research hot spot for these corporations.

So many helped with all of Fame honor

About a year and a half ago Mokihana Aquatics received a letter saying that I was nominated for the Hawaii Swimming Hall of Fame. It was the first year of eligibility for consideration for induction by having met the minimum criteria of coaching in Hawaii for more than 35 years.

Jones Act drives up everyone’s costs

In the Aloha State, we’re used to sky-high prices for groceries and fuel because of an old protectionist shipping law known as the Jones Act. But the Jones Act is not just a Hawaii problem — it’s a national problem.

Celebrating 15 years and over 200 lives

Each May, our country celebrates National Drug Court Month and the many benefits drug courts bring to our communities. This year, the Kauai Drug Court also celebrates its 15th anniversary.

Opportunity to improve North Shore is upon us

The Friday hearing at which the Hawaii Board of Land and Natural Resources gave the penultimate approval to the new Haena State Park Master Plan started more than a little ragged around the edges, though a certain amount of that was for political show.