Opinions

You Should Run for Office

Featured Image: The cover page of the author’s campaign brochure during the 1978 State Constitutional Convention. Pat Pang Nozaki was one of two delegates elected to the convention; she and Frenchy Desoto represented the ...


Native Hawaiians Feel Entitled to Grab “Stolen” Lands

In the 21st century native Hawaiians are finding reasons to occupy land and obstruct any development established by Western and American institutions and businesses. Most protestors claim the right to protect cultural values an...


Farmers’ descendants are key to agriculture preservation

Farmers work hard. They make sure they provide their children with extensive education to improve their future lives. Then they grow old hoping that their children will continue the farming business. Most children have seen how...


Year 2014: Hope for change and preservation

We wish everyone a happy and prosperous year in 2014. Happy days are sure to come if we cherish our communities by embracing all the dreams and beliefs of their different cultures. First and foremost, we must preserve the Hawai...



Free night fishermen from rules for the homeless

The City and police have done all they can to clear out the homeless from the beaches and parks on the Leeward coast. In doing so, they have extended these rules and prohibitions to the activities of people who fish at night. I...


Does GOP stand for Gutless Obsequious Pussycats?

Republicans do a LOUSY job of sticking up for their core constituents. Evidence? Look at the divide and conquer success the current occupant of the White House has enjoyed in his efforts to demonize the wealth — and priva...


New Year Wishes For The Leeward Coast

Happy New Year! We all look forward to a new year filled with worry-free days. The leeward coast of Oahu is made up of diverse but unique towns – Ewa Beach, Kapolei, Ko`Olina, Honokai Hale, Nanakuli, Maili, Waianae, and M...


A Call To Change School Attitudes.

There was once a time when dangerous people could be committed to institutions involuntarily so they could not harm themselves or others. Thanks to such Hollywood idiocy as “One flew over the cuckoo’s nest” a...