Here's yet another sad story for people who read in Hawaii. Mana Magazine, a magazine dedicated to all things Hawaiian culture that's only about three years old, is closing, its parent company Pacific Basin Communications said last night. "As is the case with most publications, our ability to sustain MANA is done so by the support of our community through subscription … [Read more...] about UPDATED: Pacific Basin Communications closes Mana Magazine
The war over the construction of the state’s Thirty Meter Telescope atop Mauna Kea has now threatened the University of Hawaii itself, with students and faculty calling for a protest walk-out across the UH system today at noon. That protest was too happen a day after 3,000 or so activists vented their anger against the proposed telescope at Iolani Palace in Honolulu. The … [Read more...] about Will science be a casualty in the war over the Mauna Kea Thirty Meter Telescope?
I don’t know about you, but I’ve been hiding under my desk since Halloween night. Usually, the evening passes uneventfully for me each year, with minimal frights and few true scares. But this year was different. That’s what I get for monitoring the state House of Representatives Special Session hearing on SB1, the bill that would finally legalize same-sex marriage in Hawaii. … [Read more...] about Hawaii House Of Representatives Committees Approve Same-Sex Marriage Bill Despite Testimony Horrors