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New complaints challenge human rights abuses in Hawaii's fishing fleet

An AP story is making its way around the world, reviving the as-yet unresolved issue of human rights violations aboard ships in Hawaii's longlines …

The Triumph of Obama’s Long Game

This was a great week for conservatism.<p>I know, I know. That word — as it has been reverse engineered by the modern GOP — no longer means in America …

Pre-Existing Condition

Alex Jones and Other Conservatives Call for Civil War Against Liberals

The calls for civil war gained momentum after the shooting at the Congressional baseball game last month.


A Paranoid Liberal Nightmare About Rural Horrors

The new film ‘Killing Ground,’ about people preyed on by psychotic hillbillies in the remote woods, is the latest impressive horror film to come from the land Down Under.<p>The best horror movies expertly prey upon primal fears, and in the process, dissuade us from wanting to do things we’d otherwise …

Horror Movies

The Trump Organization Owns Here’s Why.

It also owns and 3,500 other domains, which an online reputation management company calls “savvy defense.”<p>There’s a good reason why redirects to the Trump Organization’s website: The Trump Organization owns it.<p>According to domain analysis company DomainTools, the …

Donald Trump

Elvis Presley’s Special Relationship with Hawaii

We all may automatically associate Elvis Presley with Graceland, but you could say that Hawaii was his home away from home. Continue reading

Elvis Presley

The Immense, Eternal Footprint Humanity Leaves on Earth: Plastics

If human civilization were to be destroyed and its cities wiped off the map, there would be an easy way for future intelligent life-forms to know when the mid-20th century began: plastic.<p>Between the 1950s and today, 8.3 billion metric tons of plastic have been produced, with around half of it made …


10 CEOs Reveal the Apps That Can Make You More Productive

And reclaim your sanity.<p>For many, modern-day work life means 24/7 connectivity, a constant barrage of emails and meetings, and the feeling you're …


Donald Trump, Flim-Flam Man

Community Voices aims to encourage broad discussion on many topics of community interest. It’s kind of a cross between Letters to the Editor and …

Donald Trump

This Documentary Project Takes A Close Up Look At Youth Homelessness

“One story in particular that really affected all of us involved a young woman in in Florida,” Steven Vasquez Jr. tells me. I’m talking to him about the new documentary film, <i>Lost in America</i>. The film chronicles the stories of 30 homeless youth across the country. Vasquez was a producer and Director …


Late-night hosts on US healthcare: 'Hard to overstate the level of failure'

Trevor Noah, Stephen Colbert and Seth Meyers discussed the failure of the Republican healthcare plan and rollback of environmental regulations<p>Late-night hosts addressed the GOP healthcare bill on Tuesday night, which collapsed after four Republican senators came out in opposition to it.<p>“Trumpcare …

Trevor Noah

Blind 'Card Mechanic' Leaves Penn And Teller Speechless With His Sleight Of Hand

"A card mechanic is somebody who controls the outcome of a card game. And the techniques for the card table are literally a thousand times more …

This $14.5M Big Island estate named HGTV's Best Outdoor Retreat

It's extravagant, expensive and luxurious. And now, it's earned a top honor in an HGTV nationwide search.

Hawaii News Now

H.R. 1628, Obamacare Repeal Reconciliation Act of 2017

CBO and JCT estimate that enacting this legislation would reduce federal deficits by $473 billion over the coming decade and increase the number of …


Sports Illustrated Swim Search -- Top 15 Models | Photo 1 |


Here's The Trailer For 'Crown Heights,' Based On The True Story Of A Wrongful Conviction

<i>Crown Heights</i>, the prison drama about the life of a wrongfully convicted Brooklyn man, is coming to the big screen next month, and this week we got …


The ‘Game of Thrones’ Creators’ Next Show Sounds Stupid as Hell

The upcoming HBO series ‘Confederate,’ from David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, will depict an alternate history where the South won and slavery is ‘a modern institution.’ Ugh.<p>The takes are already rolling in on <i>Confederate</i>, a forthcoming HBO series from the showrunners of <i>Game of Thrones</i>, David Benioff …

Game of Thrones

Nine Ways To Excel In The Real Estate Game

, CommunityVoice<p>Shutterstock<p>In a world where HGTV shows reign supreme, it feels like everyone is suddenly interested in house flipping, renovations and vacation homes. While the real estate agents on those shows make buying and selling seem like a snap, there’s actually a ton of work going on …

Real Estate

How Steve Bannon pulled one of the greatest upsets in American politics

Watch Video | Listen to the Audio<b>JUDY WOODRUFF:</b> Finally tonight: an inside look at the relationship and the political partnership between President …

Donald Trump

‘Hawaii Five-0’ Adds Three Series Regulars After Season 8 Casting Shakeup

“Hawaii Five-0” is making big changes ahead of its eighth season, adding three series regulars to the CBS series. <i>Variety</i> has learned that Meaghan …


Body Camera Video Allegedly Shows Baltimore Police ‘Plant’ Drugs

Body camera video produced Wednesday appears to show a Baltimore police officer plant drugs in late January, an act that later resulted in a criminal arrest.<p>The 90-second Baltimore police body camera video, which was made public by the Maryland Office of the Public Defender, belongs to Officer …


Ibanez Announces New Basses for 2017

<b>Bensalem, PA</b> (July 15, 2017) -- Earlier this year, Ibanez introduced two new updated Bass Workshop models to their BTB Bass Series: the 5-string …


Ufologist ‘confirms with scientific evidence’ that aliens lived with humans on Earth

At a press conference last week, Mexican paranormal journalist Jamie Maussan claimed the five mummified bodies discovered over the last two months …

BANNED TED Talk - DMT The War on Consciousness

TED Talks

Banned TED Talk: The Science Delusion - Rupert Sheldrake at TEDx Whitechapel


Hale Ohia


How Much of the Earth Can You See at Once?


Argentinian Soccer Fan Takes Down Drone With A Perfectly Thrown Toilet Paper Roll

​Drones are pretty cool pieces of technology, but in order to truly fulfill their potential, they'll have to figure out how to overcome their major …

What the 'Crack Baby' Panic Reveals About The Opioid Epidemic

Journalism in two different eras of drug waves illustrates how strongly race factors into empathy and policy.<p>Epidemics are hard to cover. Navigating the gaps between the private, personal, and societal and managing to be relatable while also true to science is a tough part of health reporting, …

Opioid Epidemic

Alan McNarie: Big Island Crime Problems Seem Bigger On Social Media