It doesn’t take much effort to recall the arrest of protesters on the Mauna Kea summit during the fall of 2015. Activists were demonstrating against the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT), vowing to protect Hawaii’s sacred grounds. Police ultimately arrested 14 people; they were charged heavy bails before the incident went viral and the charges dropped. Just approved by both the … [Read more...] about Will Hawaii Gov. David Ige sign anti-vandalism bill SB 895, which could criminalize homeless and activists?
On Saturday, May 25, Maui activists in Kahului joined two million protestors around the world in a global “March Against Monsanto” event, aimed at bringing awareness to the perceived dangers of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) and the large multinational corporations that peddle them. The protesters snaked down Kamehameha Avenue, holding signs and chanting on their march … [Read more...] about The View From The March On Monsanto In Kahului
HOLY HANDGUNS One of the many decisions greeting Pope Francis, as Salon.com pointed out, is whether to officially recognize a Patron Saint of Handgunners–as urged by a U.S. organization of activists for more than 20 years. According to legend, St. Gabriel Possenti rescued an Italian village from a small band of pillagers (and perhaps rapists) in the 19th century by shooting at … [Read more...] about Holy Handguns and Government In Action and Redneck Chronicles