WHY HOLY WAR…

After the recent tragedies in France – 130 people killed and 300 severely injured – after the bombing of a Russian Airbus killing another 224, after another 45 people killed in Beirut, and after all the other Islamic attacks in Paris, Brussels, London, Madrid, Tunisia and elsewhere, and in the ongoing horrors lived every day…

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…

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…