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State of Hawaii is in Non-Compliance of the 2009 HEARTH ACT

November 24, 2014


According to Lori Tsuhako,  the State Homeless Program Administrator, Hawaii is in non – compliance of the Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing Act (HEARTH ACT 2009). While Lori did not elaborate the details of the failures and Hawaii’s non – compliance,  the fines or penalties, this substantiates the failures our past and […]

Pointless Death of a Homeless Mother “Tabitha Woods” here in Honolulu, Hawaii

November 17, 2014


The beginning of a New Year 2014 here in Honolulu revealed and pointed straight to what Hawaii and Paradise for many is truly like. On January 20, 2014, I learned about – The death of a Homeless Mother (a Sister & a Daughter) Tabitha Woods, who was all three.  Tabitha’s death glares into the real […]

“Sustainable Fashion” premiered at Honolulu Fashion Week

November 17, 2014


  Conscious Designers Christian Ramil and Meg Akim premiered their “Sustainable Fashion” ideas during Honolulu’s 1st Fashion Week. With guidance and industry insights of some of the worlds top Fashion leaders  like Lynne Hanzawa O’Neill the Show producer and event manager for Honolulu Fashion Week (HFW), the event was destined to be an inspiring success for Honolulu. Odina Swimwear […]

Thirteen High Schools meet for the 3rd Session of the Model United Nations Conference in Honolulu

November 16, 2014


Over 150 High School Students from both public and private Schools from around the Hawaii Islands gathered this weekend in Honolulu on November 14 – 15, 2014. The Students collaborated to model the work of the United Nations in leading groups, having dialogue, and debating topics. The hardworking weekend is a good example of some […]

Setting the record straight – Response to VA Letter from Mr. Wayne Pfeffer

November 6, 2014


Article by Tina Quizon  – My Response to  the VA Letter from Mr. Wayne Pfeffer. Although I am sure the VA will dismiss and not respond to my response  to Mr. Wayne Pfeffer . I wanted the records to accurately reflect the facts of the harm, denial, punishment and retaliation that the VA has inflected and […]

Hawaii’s rare Plants & Forest

November 4, 2014


The Honouliuli Forest Reserve holds a sparse quantity of rare and endangered plants species, some not found anywhere else in the world. The work, over sight to protect and expand the rare plants and forest of Hawaii has become a vital role of a few individuals and organizations across our Island chain. In particular Susan […]

Honolulu emergency 911 busy, fails public safety

November 3, 2014


Article by Tina Quizon As I was approached by a woman in tears stating she was suffering from Domestic Violence and one chance to help, my assistance failed as 3 calls to Honolulu Police emergency 911 was “busy”. I then try the domestic violence hotline 808 841 0822, and was told to hold on. Discouraged […]