Since President Donald Trump is scheduled to visit Hawaii in a few days, a diverse group of organizations known as the Hawaii Coalition for Civil Rights decided that this is a prime moment for a little education. Not of Trump, of course–that doddering white supremacist clown can't be trusted to follow the directions on a box of tissues–but of the rest of the nation. Let's … [Read more...] about Hawaii Coalition for Civil Rights sends open letter to President Donald Trump on eve of his Hawaii visit
It’s heartwarming to see activists way out here in Hawaii take up the civil rights struggle being fought right now in the continental U.S. over statues that honor the so-called “heroes” of the Confederacy. Those particular statues don’t exist out here, but that doesn’t mean we don’t face the same underlying issues. The fight is not, as white supremacists are fond of saying, … [Read more...] about Nice to see Hawaii taking up the fight against white supremacist statues
Maui’s own Women’s March on Washington will take place at the University of Hawaii Maui College campus this Saturday, Jan. 21. Here's your chance to speak out with the women of Maui County to show your support for social and economic justice. Stand together and march for free speech, safety and health for all citizens. There will be an opening ceremony and pule with Lei`ohu … [Read more...] about Women’s March on Washington Maui Style at University of Hawaii Maui College
So yeah, we're still more than a week away from Baby Donald Trump actually taking the oath of office as President of the United States, and he and his Republican toadies in Congress are already smashing civil liberties, healthcare, environmental protection efforts and who knows what else. Here's a short list of just what they've done in the last few days: • Yesterday/last … [Read more...] about Outraged over Trump and the Republicans in Washington? Do something about it!
Though more people ended up voting for Democrat Hillary Clinton, it is Republican Donald Trump who will be the next President of the United States. For those of us who believe in civil rights, the dangers of climate change and simple human decency, the night of Nov. 8 was one of the toughest of our lives. According to numbers compiled by The New York Times, Trump’s victory … [Read more...] about UPDATED: Trump Wins, America Loses: How the 2016 Election looks from Maui