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COURTESY PIXABAY
                                Getting angry does not solve anything when we’re on the road. Let’s heed some of the words from our kūpuna.

Hōlapu ke ahi, koe iho ka lehu

COURTESY PIXABAY
                                Getting angry does not solve anything when we’re on the road. Let’s heed some of the words from our kūpuna.

Updated on  March 17, 2017 at 8:15 pm
Road rage is something probably everybody experiences, but we should find ways to curb it because the consequences may be permanent. Getting angry does not solve anything. Let’s heed some of the words from our küpuna. Read More
COURTESY PIXABAY

E kauka‘i paha ka DHHL i ka DNA?

COURTESY PIXABAY

Updated on  March 11, 2017 at 1:23 am
What are the limits of DNA testing for ancestry, and can it be utilized fairly? Read More
ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Houses in the the Hawaiian homestead community of Papakolea in Honolulu.

He aha ia mea he pākeneka koko Hawai’i?

ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Houses in the the Hawaiian homestead community of Papakolea in Honolulu.

Updated on  March 3, 2017 at 6:25 pm
Synopsis: Hawaiian Home Lands is a misnomer. They should really be Hawaiian lands. By buying into the blood quantum requirements, we are complicit in our own colonization. Until such time that we are able to exercise our sovereignty, we should probably honor the 1/32 quantum espoused by Kühiö. Read More
COURTESY PIXABAY
                                Pluto is currently labeled a “dwarf planet,” but despite this label, some people still don’t view it as a real planet.

Aia nō kahi ‘Ilioki ua pa’a i waho o ke anu

COURTESY PIXABAY
                                Pluto is currently labeled a “dwarf planet,” but despite this label, some people still don’t view it as a real planet.

Updated on  February 24, 2017 at 6:29 pm
Synopsis: New efforts are being made to reverse the 2006 decision to revoke Pluto’s status as a planet in our solar system. It is currently labeled a “dwarf planet”. Despite this label, it is not viewed by some as a real planet. Why then call it a “planet”? Read More
COURTESY DREAMSTIME / TNS
                                Fathering children at an advanced age can carry severe consequences for their children’s health. The biggest surprise is the actual age that is considered advanced. It can be less than 40.

Māhuahua nā kīnā i ke o’o o ka māna’ai

COURTESY DREAMSTIME / TNS
                                Fathering children at an advanced age can carry severe consequences for their children’s health. The biggest surprise is the actual age that is considered advanced. It can be less than 40.

Updated on  February 17, 2017 at 6:41 pm
Synopsis: Many men will be surprised to learn that fathering children at an advanced age can carry severe consequences for their children’s health. There is an increased risk for certain afflictions that will be problematic for the child. The biggest surprise is the actual age that is considered advanced. It can be less than 40. Read More

Ka Makani Kā’ili Aloha

Synopsis: The continuation of last week’s love story for Valentine’s Day about a man whose wife left him for another. Read More
Updated on  February 10, 2017 at 6:25 pm

Ka Makani Kā’ili Aloha

Synopsis: A love story for Valentine’s Day about a man whose wife left him for another. Don’t forget to always care for and show your love to your significant other. Read More
Updated on  February 3, 2017 at 6:53 pm
 

Eia mai kahi mühune ’ino ke laha a’e nei

Synopsis: A new type of infectious disease is spreading throughout the world, and the available antibiotics are ineffective against it. The number of cases is growing. Read More
Updated on  January 21, 2017 at 12:39 am
 

A he ‘u’a keia ua hiki iho nei

Synopsis: Defibrillators and pacemakers may soon come under attack by hackers. Our increased dependence on technology to support such health-related advancements leaves those of us dependent on them vulnerable to the whims of such people. Read More
Updated on  January 14, 2017 at 1:04 am

E ‘ai i ka paka o ka pīneki ‘oi ‘ōpiopio

Synopsis: Peanut allergies may eventually be a thing of the past. Research has shown that children who are fed peanut-based products at the age of 6 months develop immunities to the adverse effects traditionally associated with peanuts. Read More
Updated on  January 7, 2017 at 12:28 am

Ua ahuwale ka hau o uka

Synopsis: New technology allows ua to view the Earth from space. We can track the distribution of humans, changes in forestation and ice caps, and water use patterns. Thiscould help to authenticate global warming for the few remaining non-believers. Read More
Updated on  December 30, 2016 at 6:58 pm

Ka mäuiki‘iki‘i o ka ho‘oilo

Synopsis: We just experienced the winter solstice on Wednesday. It was the shortest day of the year. Read More
Updated on  December 24, 2016 at 12:16 am

Koho hewa’o Disney i ke ala ‘mi kälä

Synopsis: Disney’s removal of its Maui costume from store shelves was a good thing for Polynesian culture. Understanding cultural appropriation will awaken the colonizing mind to the nature of this type of abuse. Read More
Updated on  December 10, 2016 at 12:20 am

Hühewa ke ala kau i ka lewa

Synopsis: The rail transit system that links towns and cities together disconnects us from the land and culture. Research shows numerous adverse negative effects of the rail transit system on the island of O‘ahu. Read More
Updated on  November 26, 2016 at 12:32 am

Ka paipu ‘aila ma Dakota ‘Ākau

Synopsis: There are many problems that arise from the proposed North Dakota access pipeline. Read More

Ola Ka Makapehu I‘a ‘Ole

Synopsis: Lineal descendants and members of the Ka’ūpūlehu Marine Life Advisory Committee have asked us all to “try wait,” by initiating a fishing kapu, rest period, on a 3.6-mile stretch of shoreline from Kīkaua Point to Kalaemanō. Read More

Ola Ka Makapehu Iʻa ʻOle

Synopsis: Lineal descendants and members of the Ka’ūpūlehu Marine Life Advisory Committee have asked us all to “try wait,” by initiating a fishing kapu, rest period, on a 3.6-mile stretch of shoreline from Kīkaua point to Kalaemanō. Read More
Updated on  November 4, 2016 at 5:28 pm

Ho‘i ke aloha no ka Holo ‘o Bachman

Synopsis: I was reminded of when the Hawaiian language community and supporters stormed Bachman Hall at UH to protest the planned termination of a number of our classes. Read More
Updated on  October 29, 2016 at 1:36 pm

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