Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Opinion: Response to Ige’s State of the State Address

“After viewing your State of the State Address regarding the Thirty Meter Telescope controversy, I have just a few comments to share with you in response.”
Sunday, December 29, 2019

LETTER: County Money and Maunakea

“Why was County Highway Division manpower used to level out the area used for the kūpuna protest tent at Maunakea Acess Road?”
Sunday, November 17, 2019

Letter to the Editor: Hawai‘i County Pesticide Ban

“The increased payroll costs, which will be paid by county taxpayers, tell only part of the story.”
Tuesday, September 24, 2019

LETTER: TMT and the Court Systems

“The opponents to the proposed (TMT) on Maunakea had an opportunity to petition the US Supreme Court to review last year’s Hawai‘i Supreme Court ruling.”
Monday, September 23, 2019

LETTER: Lead, Follow or Get Out of the Way

“Before the advent of high-level astronomy here, UH was in an expansion mode. The Mauna Kea summit provided a point of convergence with astronomy.”
Friday, September 20, 2019

LETTER: UH Board Chair Calls for Peaceful Resolution

“There are important perspectives on all sides of the current conflict at Maunakea… the way we deal with this issue is likely to define who we truly are… for years to come.”
Thursday, September 19, 2019

LETTER: September 2019 is National Suicide Prevention Month

“Young people are experiencing the emotional pain of hopelessness. Suicide is the second leading cause of death among youth aged 10-19 years in the U.S.”
Thursday, September 19, 2019

LETTER: State Launched Effective Campaign Using Art of Distractions

“The State does not own the land, nor does TMT.”
Wednesday, September 18, 2019

LETTER: More Thoughts on the TMT

“Not building the TMT and sending it over to the Canary Islands does not reconcile the damage that has been done.”
Tuesday, September 17, 2019

LETTER: Unity and Equality, Fundamental Principles to Guide Hawaii’s Future

“The people and lands of Hawaii should remain unified under the single sovereignty of the State of Hawaii, not divided along racial lines.”
Monday, September 16, 2019

LETTER: It’s Just a Matter of Time

“We should realize that this project is almost ten years old already and another ten projected to first light.”
Tuesday, September 10, 2019

LETTER: Thirty Meter Telescope

“This telescope project has caused a firestorm of anger from the Hawaiian community that I’ve never seen in my entire 43 years living in Hawaii.”
Thursday, September 05, 2019

LETTER: Hawai‘i Government Does not Exist, has no Authority

“Queen Lili‘uokalani sought to promulgate a new constitution reinstating the rights of the Mō‘ī and the kānaka … stripped by the 1887 Bayonet Constitution.”
Tuesday, September 03, 2019

LETTER: UH Board of Regents Chair Talks Maunakea

“At our University of Hawaiʻi, voices on both sides of the Thirty Meter Telescope issue have vigorously advocated for their respective positions.”
Thursday, August 22, 2019

LETTER: Response To ‘Who Am I to Make a Comment?’

“The U.S. government, which includes the military, continues to profit greatly in Hawaiʻi post-1893.”
Monday, August 19, 2019

LETTER: Anti-Trust Safe Harbor the Answer for News Business

“The bill would provide news publishers a safe harbor in which to collectively negotiate with platforms like Google and Facebook.”
Wednesday, August 14, 2019

LETTER: Maunakea Has Turned Into Civil War

“Government is the failure that has caused dividing among all of us…”
Monday, August 12, 2019

LETTER: Thirty Meter Telescope Impasse

“We are a country of laws, which the state and county of Hawaii are failing to uphold. The Thirty Meter Telescope, along with all the lawful summit activities, are being held hostage.”
Friday, August 09, 2019

LETTER: Learn From Our History & Give TMT a Chance

“If we are going to “Kapu Aloha” then that means to “Kapu Aloha” everyone in the community, not just the ones that are in support of the Mauna.”
Friday, August 09, 2019

LETTER: Racism in America

“Why is racism only unacceptable if it is being demonstrated by white people.”
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