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Throwback Thursday: “Tiger Cage” protest, Los Angeles, c. 1973

September 18th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Found and scanned yesterday…. In 1970, members of a Congressional delegation visiting South Vietnam disclosed the existence of so-called “tiger cages” being used at a prison on Con Son Island, where prisoners were kept in conditions that clearly amounted to torture. Peace activists in the U.S and internationally quickly seized on the tiger cages as […]

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Looking back to 9-11

September 11th, 2014 · 3 Comments

I just took a look back at what I posted on September 11, 2001. It was a very modest entry, a placeholder, really. I wasn’t using blog software back then. Instead, I updated daily and then saved a week’s worth of entries. Click that link above, and you’ll have to scroll down to the entry […]

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Trask: Geothermal “is key to economic sovereignty for our people”

August 22nd, 2014 · 5 Comments

Honolulu attorney and Office of Hawaiian Affairs trustee candidate, Mililani Trask, has responded to Tuesday’s post about her somewhat heated public exchange with state Rep. Chris Lee. It’s certainly no secret that “I believe geothermal energy development is key to economic sovereignty for our people,” Trask wrote. But Trask said she is not a single-issue […]

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Kaaawa Morning Dogs: New friends and old

August 20th, 2014 · No Comments

Time for another meeting with a few of our Kaaawa canine friends. This is a pair of new friends that we just met this week. Ikaika, on the left as you look at the photo, and Blue. I’m not sure about the folded ears. I do know that they very quickly learned about the cargo […]

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Feline Friday: Romeo falls off the wagon

August 15th, 2014 · 3 Comments

The good times had to end, I guess. For several weeks, Romeo has been on his best behavior. I let him out when we get back from our morning walk about 7 a.m. He does a boundary patrol, checking the ferns in front, out to the top of the driveway, back around the side of […]

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