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Accessed on 15 October 2019, 1450 UTC, Post 19680.
Protesters gathered Monday night on a road in Kahuku to block an Oahu wind farm developer from delivering heavy equipment to begin construction in a scene reminiscent of the months-long telescope protests on the Big Island.
New protests aimed at the Kahuku windmill project and the Sherwood Forest park development may be alarming to some state leaders, but among some activists there is a sense that a grassroots momentum has been building as the nonviolent protest strategy known as kapu aloha spreads from one community to the next.
Hawaii Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard could face tough questions about her views on Syria during today’s presidential debate in light of President Donald Trump’s decision last week to pull troops out of northern Syria and abandon America’s longtime Kurdish allies to an attack by Turkish forces.
Defense lawyer Myles Breiner says the deputy prosecutor who admitted shoving him tried to have a relationship with a woman who was the complaining witness in two domestic violence cases he was prosecuting, drafted legal documents for her civil case while he was still working as a Maui deputy prosecutor, went to her home in the middle of the night while drunk and assaulted her adult son.
Continuing with our apocalyptic or “prepper” series, we’re going to consider water catchment in rain barrels for the home. Not only is this useful for watering indoor and outdoor plants, but could be a reserve if a natural disaster knocks out the grid. (The Board of Water Supply can’t deliver water to your home if the power’s down.)
The number of photovoltaic permits issued in Honolulu County more than doubled in September, according to data compiled by Marco Mangelsdorf, who tracks rooftop solar permits and is president of Hilo-based Pro Vision Solar.
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The Hawaii Department of Public Safety is asking for the public’s help in locating a Women’s Community Correctional Center extended furlough inmate who failed to return to her furlough home this morning in Makiki.