More restaurants are providing healthy and locally sourced foods. More of us have demanded this and appreciate the response of food services. Some are pricey, but locally sourced edibles are working their way into even plate lunches.
All along the food chain, there are people at work. As conscious consumers, while we call for food security, we cannot ignore…Continue
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UNITE/HERE Local 5 has been reaching out to connect its members, leadership with community members and community leaders for several years.
Local 5 Secretary…Continue
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Social change is inevitable, if not always what we imagine or desire. Attitudes that were widely held a few generations ago are now generally considered inconceivable and ideas currently considered to be way out on the fringe may someday be dead-center in the mainstream. Bold actions taken by a few that most of us would not choose or even understand often open the way for lasting change.
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Ohana Ho'opakele on Hawai'i Island has been working for years to gain acceptance of culturally appropriate alternatives to prison that can promote actual healing. Over 500 people have already signed their petition to establish pu'uhonua instead of building more prisons.
It seems this movement is picking up steam with the possible passage of a bill…Continue
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Writer Barbara Kingsolver on Occupy in her own Tennessee and beyond:
We have never been here before, not right here exactly, you and me together in the golden and gritty places all at once, on deadline, no fooling around this time, no longer walking politely around the dire colossus, the so-called American Way of consecrated corporate profits and crushed public compassion. There is another America.…Continue
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Let's capture our moment: the movement has taken center stage. Our voices are being heard, our messages are being considered.
Check out Hawaii Public Television:
For the next three weeks on INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAII…Continue
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Rumblings and street action. Solidarity with hotel workers, with Wall Street resisters, with the 99%, with the PEOPLE.
Boycott Hyatt. Speak out for economic justice. Learn about Alternatives to APEC.
Protest, resist, educate, tweet, dance and be at the CENTER of creating social CHANGE.
Some links for learning and…Continue
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Last week I heard someone on national radio say that his idea of a week in Hawai‘i was “all fun and no responsibility.” I’ve been upset ever since.
The Hawaiian value of kuleana…Continue
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Big winds these days in Honolulu town.
A few nights ago, a paper that for too many years has been taped to my front window at home, blew off. It’s the cover of Honolulu Weekly dated October, 2002.
Let Your Voice Be Heard.…
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Hawai‘i People's Fund learns about and supports community programs that are touching lives and creating positive, progressive change. Last week at the Hawai‘i Youth Services Network meeting, I got to hear presentations from four different youth programs working with at-risk kids who traditional systems do not have the capacity to serve.
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