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Business as usual at the Legislature, the Crooks are still firmly in charge. Guest post by former Hawaii State Senator Russell E. Ruderman

This guest post from Gary Hooser’s blog is republished with permission. Former Hawaii State Senator, Russell Ruderman is someone who deserves our attention as the Primary (August 13) approaches and ballots are due to arrive in our mailboxes mid-July. Candidates like Sergio Alcubilla and Kim

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Posted in 2022 Elections, I BLOG, Uncategorized

“Look, identify, ask”–and take action

First published in the Honolulu Star Advertiser 3/9/2022. Republished here with permission. Nationally, there is the unembarrassed undermining of democracy in this country by the Republicans, an old, but no longer grand party, unwilling to denounce the indecencies of their

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Posted in 2022 Elections, I BLOG, Uncategorized

Guest Post: Listen to Hawaii’s Women Leaders and Change-makers–and NINA TURNER for CONGRESS

Register here on Zoom for an exclusive virtual event featuring Nina Turner for Congress & 13 of Hawaii’s top progressive women candidates: State Representative Tina Wildberger Maui Councilmember Kelly King State Rep. Candidate Shannon Matson State Representative Jeanne Kapela State

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Posted in 2022 Elections, I BLOG, Uncategorized, Women in Politics

Hooser resigns as Vice-Chair, HI Democratic Party; Endorses Kim Coco Iwamoto for House Seat District 26

If you live in District 26, you can now vote for a TRAILBLAZER and a COMMITTED PROGRESSIVE, KIM COCO IWAMOTO We live in perilous times. This most hideous of weeks in a hideous presidency should motivate us all, not just

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Posted in Business and Justice, I BLOG, Uncategorized

GUEST POST: GARY HOOSER on CORPORATE WATER THEFT

First of two updates on key bills making their way through the current session of the Hawaii Legislature from former Hawaii Senate Majority Leader, Gary Hooser, founder and volunteer Board President of the Hawaii Alliance Alliance for Progressive Action (H.A.P.A.)

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

Keiki before corporations: Hawai‘i bans chlorpyrifos

Scientists raised the alarm. Doctors raised the alarm. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) raised the alarm, warning that “the risk to infant and children’s health and development is unambiguous.” Sickened teachers and schoolchildren raised the alarm. Mothers who found

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Posted in Children's health, Environment, Environmental Justice, Healthcare, I BLOG, Pesticides, Uncategorized

Syngenta, Geneva, Kauai and Compunction–Come rally April 9 at noon, HI State Capitol

Originally posted on GaryHooser's Blog:
What does the International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights held recently in Geneva Switzerland have to do with Kauai? Earlier this month, I was honored to be invited and to speak at…

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Posted in Children's health, Environmental Justice, Health and Wellness, I BLOG, Pesticides, Restricted Use Pesticides, Uncategorized

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

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