‘Tis the season to be thankful

Appreciating the fullness of living, I give thanks for all of the seasons, all the elements, all of the cares and blessings of beloved friends and teachers in all forms and pathways.

Health care matters, and so does your voice

It is Republicans in the leadership, starting with Sen. Mitch McConnell, who need to be forced to realize that what they propose will throw millions of people off health insurance and do lasting damage to the economy and our social fabric.

Hawaiian heritage highlight of Kauai visit

It was my privilege both to be an attendee and a speaker at the recent “Fort Elizabeth 200 Hawaii Russia Forum” held in Kapaa which drew the authentically warm, welcoming remarks of Kauai Mayor Barnard Carvalho.