“School” In The Parking Lot Tent

There’s a  very noticeable new addition to the Waianae-Kaimuki YMCA. A very large tent, with the sides made of that sunlight-filtering screen material. Inside it, masked children from kindergarten through 6th grade sit at carefully-distanced tables. The elementary school ones have a laptop computer open and are mostly sitting quietly and watching the computer screens. […]

Listen Up, David Lassner And Todd Graham!

Why are football teams, both college and pro, playing football in the Year of the Virus?  It makes no sense unless all the college presidents, pro owners and coaches are fans of President Trump’s medical adviser Scott Atlas, who says all that masks stuff is baloney. Players, and even Alabama coach Nick Saban, have come […]

It Lives. It Thrives.

Yes, there is systemic racism in America. The only people who deny this are those who also think gayness is a sickness and the poor are that way because they don’t work hard enough. And of course Donald J. Trump, who sees rapists and murderers hiding in the crowds of Hispanic refugees, terrorists among Muslim […]

“When you enter the ocean you enter the food chain, and not always at the top.” Munia Khan

I really don’t know what to make of those recurring newspaper and TV stories about sharks suddenly loving Kaimana Beach (fronting the hotel of the same name) this fall. No swimmer or surfer there has been threatened or bitten. The sharks are normally-harmless (to us, but not fish) white-tips. They’ve come in close because that’s […]

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