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Saturday, July 4, 2020

Biting the Dust in Cambodia (Part Three)

Author’s note: In 1997, Cambodia was embroiled in a brutal civil war, while still reeling in the aftermath of the Khmer Rouge’s...

Biting the Dust in Cambodia (Part Two)

December 1997: “Stretched out along the banks of the mighty Mekong, the weather in Phnom Penh is fantastic this time of year....

Money Laying Around?

During this period of emergency and with our State facing revenue shortfalls of Brobdingnagian proportions, the State Auditor has been busy at...

Biting the Dust in Cambodia ...

December 1996:“A weekend retreat -- traveling three hours by convoy for safety, radios in each of the three cars and along a...

Government in the Darkness

Previously in this space, we spoke of various laws that were suspended by the Governor’s emergency proclamations.  In a press release on...

Crossing the Rubicon Into Tax Suspension

In an article in this space just a couple of weeks ago, we growled and grumbled about the possibility that our Governor, having already...

Facebook, Their Bully Narrative, and COVID-19

LISTEN TO THE PODCAST “Facebook announced Thursday that it will start warning users if they have liked, reacted or...

Kava Kava

Author’s Note: It was such a great year – finishing my doctoral fieldwork in Thailand, defending my dissertation, graduation, sailing the South...

Hui Hānai Publishes Queen Lili‘uokalani’s Personal Diaries, Edited and Annotated by David Forbes

Hui Hānai announced today that it has published The Diaries of Queen Liliuokalani of Hawaii, 1885-1900. Penned by the eighth and final monarch of...

Do Laws Still Apply?

Here we are, still amid the COVID-19 emergency, and there appears to be some confusion over what laws still apply.  The Governor and Mayors have...