It’s a gorgeous afternoon, and I’m at a beach in Kihei. It’s warm and clear; the sun is blazing over a crystal blue ocean. But I’m not there to jump in the water–instead, I’m searching for a cave that will protect me and possibly my loved ones in the event of a nuclear attack. I’ve been tipped off by a friend as to its existence (because of the nature of this story, I’m going … [Read more...] about On Da Beach: Fighting the fear as Hawaii prepares for nuclear war
There's nothing so depressing as watching a bunch of smart people–citizens, reporters and even a certain congressional representative from Hawaii–lose their collective minds over a single sentence. This has been going on for weeks now concerning North Korea, but everyone really seemed to lose it yesterday, when U.S. Pacific Commander Admiral Harry Harris testified before the … [Read more...] about Did a US Navy admiral really say North Korea can nuke Hawaii right now?
A friend of mine is traveling through Europe right now. She recently posted on Facebook that she checks the site every day to make sure Hawaii hasn’t been destroyed in a nuclear attack. Another friend, referencing a recent news article, said it’s time to upgrade our state’s bomb shelters. I can’t look at social media these days without seeing some scary post about the … [Read more...] about Hawaii needs to get a grip on the ‘threat’ of nuclear war with North Korea