Hawaii’s Den of Thieves

Hawaii’s Den of Thieves by Mike Bond Adapted from Testimony before the Hawaii County Planning Council on Political Corruption in Hawaii January 8, 2013 Aloha, Council Members, I come to speak not just for myself but for my entire ohana [family]. The haole [European] side of our ohana has been on the Big Island since…

Islam and Women’s Rights

Islam and Women’s Rights by Mike Bond Anyone who has spent time in a Moslem country is aware of the huge gulf between the west and Islam regarding women. It is almost unimaginable what the world is like behind a veil, a burka, a black gown that heats you like an oven under the Middle…

Wind Projects “Far Greater Threat to Wildlife than Climate Change”

Wind Projects Driving Birds and Bats to Extinction, Says Oxford University Biologist Wind Projects “Far Greater Threat to Wildlife than Climate Change”  The horrifying impact of industrial wind projects on birds and bats has been underscored again by a leading UK biologist, who says most environmentalists don’t want to know – “they’re so desperate to…

Giving Thanks

Writing a book takes many people. There are so many people to thank for the creation of SAVING PARADISE it would take another book to explain it all. Thanks go first and foremost to my wife, Peggy Lucas, whose detailed knowledge of and passion for whales and the ocean motivates many people, who not only…