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Guest Post: Rev. Jazzy Bostock on finding living water in a parched landscape

Where there is no water, there can be no life. This is true of plants and animals alike. There is no substitute for water. This week, I began to pull out some of the overgrowth in the little garden behind

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Posted in I BLOG, Justice, Politics and Religion, Uncategorized

Governor Ige: Leadership, Core Values and Resolve Under Pressure

Originally posted on GaryHooser's Blog:
Governor David Ige’s leadership, core values and resolve under pressure was clearly demonstrated by his recent signing into law SB3095.  Hawai‘i residents concerned about their health and the health of their children and grandchildren…

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CTA Calls on Catholics to Take Immediate Action for Immigrant Families

Call To Action, a Catholic organization committed to justice in our Church and world, is appalled by the forced separation of migrant families, as well as the practice of detaining children in Border Patrol facilities, tent camps and other horrific locations. This

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Posted in Catholics and Culture, Child Abuse, Children, Human Rights, Immigration, Politics and Religion, Uncategorized

Israel’s “restraint” kills 60 in Gaza: Second Honolulu Protest. Wednesday May 16, 4-5.30p.m

“No country in this chamber would act with more restraint than Israel has,” said Nikki Haley, US Ambassador to the United Nations at today’s Security Council meeting to discuss the violence in Gaza. She took a minute to mark the

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Posted in I BLOG, Israel, Nakba, Palestine, Politics and Religion, Uncategorized

Kings Bay Plowshares: Honoring MLK by resisting militarism, racism, materialism

Seven Catholic plowshares activists were detained early Thursday morning at the Kings Bay Naval Base St. Mary’s Georgia. They entered on Wednesday night April 4.  Calling themselves Kings Bay Plowshares, they went to make real the prophet Isaiah’s command: “beat

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Posted in I BLOG, Justice, Nonviolence, Politics and Religion, Uncategorized

Remembering the Women of Ghouta on International Women’s Day

While our news is dominated by a porn star’s escapades with the President of the United States, the women of Ghouta get barely a mention. Our sin is the sin of inattention to what matters, and gluttony for the grotesque.

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Posted in I BLOG, Politics and Religion, Syria

Former Senate Majority Leader, Hooser, calls for servant leadership in opening reflection at the Capitol

Former Kaua‘i Senator and County Councilmember Gary Hooser was honored Friday February 3rd by an invitation to offers words of “reflection and contemplation” to the Hawai‘i State Senate.  Hooser was invited to speak by Oahu Senator Les Ihara and welcomed

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Call To Action Calls on Bishop Conley to Lift Blanket Excommunication of Nebraska CTA members

The following message was issued by Call to Action and is published here with their permission. The National Catholic Reporter recently published an article about Call To Action/Nebraska’s recent discussions with Bishop Conley regarding the 22-year blanket excommunication that was placed on

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Posted in Catholics and Culture, I BLOG, Politics and Religion, Uncategorized, US Bishops

After False Alarm of an Imminent Ballistic Missile Attack on Hawaii: Fire someone –or get fired up about nuclear disarmament?

“If You Love This Planet brings to life Hiroshima survivor Setsuko Thurlow’s passionate call to action, on the day that the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons was adopted at the United Nations – 7 July 2017.”  http://www.icanw.org/campaign-news/short-film-if-you-love-this-planet/ The

Posted in I BLOG, Nuclear disarmament, Politics and Religion, Uncategorized

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