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Monday, July 6, 2020

An Excerpt from Wave Woman, a new memoir from Hawaii author, Vicky Heldreich Durand

Vicky Heldreich Durand has had a life-long love affair with surfing. She recently launched a memoir, Wave Woman: The Life and Struggles...

COVID-19 Survival Tips: What Doctors Should be Telling You

Sydney Ross Singer Medical Anthropologist Director, Institute for the Study of Culturogenic Disease

Green Fees – But Not the Golfing Kind

Senate Bill 2696, which the Senate has just given to the House for consideration, is a bill “Relating to Green Fees.”  These green fees have...

Proposed State Improvement Surcharge

In the past few legislative sessions, there always had been one or two proposals to raise taxes in a big way.  Some of them...

Do You Buy Fuel? Then Be Very Afraid!

We have occasionally written about a “carbon tax,” something environmentalists appear to be supporting enthusiastically.  The basic idea behind one is that a tax is...

The Dangers of Michael Bloomberg’s Presidential Campaign

It is difficult to quantify the magnitude of a campaign FOR PRESIDENT - run entirely on the...
Blue Dot Valentine 2020

Blue Dot Valentine

Space Selfie: The first Solar system space selfie was taken by the craft Voyager on Valentine's day, February...

Honolulu Prosecutor’s Race: What Matters Most in Politics 2020

The Hawai'i Innocence Project hosted a revealing debate for the Honolulu Prosecutor's last month at Orvis Hall, University of Hawai'i, which emphasized...

Fiji Guide updated for 2020

Rob Kay, the Honolulu-based author of Lonely Planet’s original Fiji guidebook, along with Lautoka, Fiji-based web and applications developer David Barnes, have updated the...

Civil Beat’s Civil Cafe 2020 Legislative Preview Rehashes Minimum Wage, Homelessness

The most useful takeaway at Wednesday's 2020 Legislative Preview were the words of Rep. Cynthia Thielan, who has announced that she is...