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     Revised: Thursday 25 May 2017 02:44pm PST minus 3 hours for Hawaii HST

Hawaii's feral chicken "problem"

What came first? The chicken or the Whole Foods parking lot in Kailua.

Human lineage from Greece?

Fossils finds cast doubt on early human lineage originating in Africa.  

The Militarized Pacific

US military excess in a region scarred by an legacy of war without end.  

GMOs - China - Syngenta

China pushes acceptance of GMO food products after Syngenta takeover. 

Dow-DuPont illegal spraying on Oahu

Whistleblower says spraying by Dow-DuPont in Waialua violated safety.

Real Wealth and trusting No System

We're into the Anthropocene. Systems that provided wealth are bankrupt.

The Banality of the Anthropocene

Being blind to the violence of corn, makes us blind to Standing Rock, and more.

The Final Show

Lights dim on the "Greatest Show on Earth" and for the "Greatest Country".

Do you, Mr. Jones?

Sinister adversaries are coming after Trump and are going to get him.

Black carbon thaws the tundra

We must understand how our soot affects extreme warming in the Arctic.

Arctic seed vault meltdown

Doomsday Seed Vault imperilled by global warming. Who could know?

Radicle and Rhizomati

In ancient times herbalists were called rhizomati, meaning ‘root gatherers’.

Where have all the inects gone?

People remember how insects once smashed into their windshields.

Open Source Seeds

Open Source License fights patenting of seeds through "copyleft" license.

Do not trust the bastards

Bread and Circus - Carrot and Stick - Just a game to keep the serfs in line.

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Kauai is often called the "Garden Island". It is lush and fruitful - yet threatened. If this island cannot be self-sustaining there is little hope for the rest of this world.

We define sustainability as:

• Using nonrenewable resources no faster than they are recycled.

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• Restoring the variety and balance of living species.

• Enhancing the art and knowledge of human cultures.

Sustainability is not, however, a means for the continuing the status quo.


We have named our website “Island Breath” or “Breath of the Island” because in Hawaiian that phrase would be...

“Ea O Ka `Aina”

"The Spirit, Life and Sovereignty of the Land”

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"Ua Mau Ke Ea O Ka `Aina I Ka Pono"

"Sovereinty of the Land
is Perpetuated in Righteousness"


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