Will Caron

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Wailua homesteads, hi 96746, usa - panoramio (8) Everything you need to know about the Coco Palms eviction, part 2
  • Feature

Competing claims to the land at Wailua are rooted in an historic fraud perpetrated by a notorious swindler and facilitated by the president of the Provisional Republic, presenting challenges to the legality of the deed held by the Coco Palms Hui. Read More »

Wailua river, kauai, hawaii Everything you need to know about the Coco Palms eviction, part 1
  • Feature

A group of Hawaiian konohiki—stewards or caretakers—works to restore the ecosystem at the mouth of the Wailua River even after a judge ordered their eviction to make way for a proposed development with problematic funding sources and a dubious claim to the land. Read More »

Kauai 1  large Movement on state chlorpyrifos ban, neonicotinoids and glyphosate restrictions
  • Analysis

Hawaiʻi lawmakers in the House Ag and Environmental Protection committees advance tough regulations against harmful pesticides for the first time. Read More »

Us navy 070828-n-5476h-004 los angeles-class attack submarine uss key west (ssn 722) pulls alongside the pier as she returns to naval station pearl harbor #MissileAlert could mean federal control over states’ alert systems
  • News Report

But does the move miss the point when it comes to keeping Hawai‘i free from the threat of nuclear attack? Read More »

Hokulea Hōkūleʻa to sail into Pearl Harbor for the very first time
  • History

The voyaging canoe will visit Puʻuloa or “Long Hill,” a place full of history, tragedy and, perhaps, hope as well. Read More »

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  • Discussion

As resistance remains strong, the movement expands and sets its sights on the upcoming 2018 elections with its “Power to the Polls” message. Read More »

All david ige ching confirmation web  large Saving David Ige
  • Analysis

What bold, progressive move should the governor make to secure the progressive vote on August 11? Members of that community weigh in. Read More »

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  • Essay

Flawed interface design can be easily fixed: The real missile mistake is militarism. Read More »

2du kenya 86 (5367322642) Why we should oppose agribusiness mergers like Monsanto-Bayer
  • Discussion

Such mergers raise serious antitrust concerns and threaten the democratization of food supplies and global self-determination. Read More »

Senate rumble The Rail tax special session: what happened to our representative democracy?
  • Opinion

How the rumble over Rail has fractured relationships between legislators, between O‘ahu and neighbor island constituents, and dangerously eroded trust in our representative democracy. Read More »