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"Some 2.6 million pounds of toxic chemicals were used or generated in Hawai‘i in 2011 by facilities that produce electricity, treat sewage, refine oil into gasoline and train military troops." // Toxic Releases on the Rise
—Joan Conrow on if/how the release of sulfuric acid, nitrates, ammonia and lead might affect our environment.

Photo, Time archives

"Some 2.6 million pounds of toxic chemicals were used or generated in Hawai‘i in 2011 by facilities that produce electricity, treat sewage, refine oil into gasoline and train military troops." // Toxic Releases on the Rise

—Joan Conrow on if/how the release of sulfuric acid, nitrates, ammonia and lead might affect our environment.


Photo, Time archives

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THIS!! // Please join us at the 2nd Annual Honolulu Weekly literary reading, where winners from our second-ever literature contest will read from their winning submissions, along with some of our judges.
Thursday, Jan. 17, 6pm (doors), 7pm (reading starts)
ARTS at Marks Garage, 1159 Nuuanu Ave.
RSVP by 5pm on Wed., 1/16, to rsvp@honoluluweekly.com
Food and beverages will be available, but you have to RSVP to get in.Mahalo to Noe Tanigawa, our judge for the non-fiction/essay category, Janine Oshiro, our judge for poetry, and Kaui Hart Hemmings, our fiction judge. And super mahalo to ARTS at Marks Garage, who has generously donated their space. 

THIS!! // Please join us at the 2nd Annual Honolulu Weekly literary reading, where winners from our second-ever literature contest will read from their winning submissions, along with some of our judges.

  • Thursday, Jan. 17, 6pm (doors), 7pm (reading starts)
  • ARTS at Marks Garage, 1159 Nuuanu Ave.
  • RSVP by 5pm on Wed., 1/16, to rsvp@honoluluweekly.com

Food and beverages will be available, but you have to RSVP to get in.

Mahalo to Noe Tanigawa, our judge for the non-fiction/essay category, Janine Oshiro, our judge for poetry, and Kaui Hart Hemmings, our fiction judge. And super mahalo to ARTS at Marks Garage, who has generously donated their space. 

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“‘Monsanto controls 95 percent of the cottonseed, which is now all Bt cotton,’ Shiva explains. As a result, she adds, Monsanto was responsible for triggering an epidemic of 270,000 farmer suicides from 1995–2010 in India’s cotton belt.” // Food as Weapon
—Tiffany Hervey’s cover story about Dr. Vandana Shiva’s efforts to bring “Earth Democracy” to Hawai‘i

“‘Monsanto controls 95 percent of the cottonseed, which is now all Bt cotton,’ Shiva explains. As a result, she adds, Monsanto was responsible for triggering an epidemic of 270,000 farmer suicides from 1995–2010 in India’s cotton belt.” // Food as Weapon

—Tiffany Hervey’s cover story about Dr. Vandana Shiva’s efforts to bring “Earth Democracy” to Hawai‘i

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