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Singer: Do 'locals' belong in Hawaii?

Singer: Do ‘locals’ belong in Hawaii?

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Singer: Do monk seals 'belong' in Hawaii?

Singer: Do monk seals ‘belong’ in Hawaii?

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Singer: Tiny frogs, big lies

Singer: Tiny frogs, big lies

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Love: Be proactive about invasive plants

Love: Be proactive about invasive plants

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Singer: Feral food or the fence offense

Singer: Feral food or the fence offense

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Singer: The poisoning of Big Island beaches

Singer: The poisoning of Big Island beaches

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The media continues to mistakenly refer to the recent and on-going noxious mauka fires as brush fires. They are not…these fires are occurring within native forests filled with numerous endangered and threatened plant and animal species.

Opinion: Untold story of the tragic mauka forest fires

The media continues to mistakenly refer to the recent and on-going noxious mauka fires as brush fires. They are not…these fires are occurring within native forests filled with numerous endangered and threatened plant and animal species.

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Mangrove trees poisoned, left to rot

Mangrove trees poisoned, left to rot

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Developing relationships, expanding tourism market mix

Developing relationships, expanding tourism market mix

Kelvin Bloom is in his second term as chairman of the Hawaii Tourism Authority. I recently returned from a week in China, accompanying Governor Lingle in Beijing and Shanghai.  All of the dynamic stories I’ve been hearing and reading about for some years, and the incredible potential this burgeoning country offers all came to vivid […]

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Should vaccinations be mandatory in Hawaii?

Should vaccinations be mandatory in Hawaii?

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In case you haven't heard the buzz, the honey bee in Hawaii is gravely threatened by a newly introduced parasite, the varroa mite, which can wipe out our bee population within a few years, and is spreading across the state.

The question is, should we save the honey bees, or is the mite doing us a favor? -- By Sydney Ross Singer

Opinion: Plan “Bee”: Hawaii Government Stings Honey Bees

In case you haven’t heard the buzz, the honey bee in Hawaii is gravely threatened by a newly introduced parasite, the varroa mite, which can wipe out our bee population within a few years, and is spreading across the state. The question is, should we save the honey bees, or is the mite doing us […]

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Hilo Peace Vigil on Friday, July 17

Hilo Peace Vigil on Friday, July 17

July l8, 2009 Marks 25th Anniversary of the Hilo nuclear warship swimming blockade I, Jim Albertini, organizer of the blockade, extend an open invitation to come and join the Friday, July 17, 2009 –Hilo Peace Vigil now in its 409th consecutive week. We will have an open microphone to share thoughts for peace, then and […]

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Friends of Puna's Future seeks equitable services for their district

Friends of Puna’s Future seeks equitable services for their district

Friends of Puna’s Future (FoPF) has delivered a formal letter of demand (see attached) to the County of Hawaii administration to achieve equality in the delivery of public services to Puna.   Public records show a long term pattern of discrimination in delivery of public services in Puna and other areas of Hawaii County.  FoPF looks […]

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