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No Shirt, No Shoes, No Problem!

Written by on March 12, 2019 in Conscious Living, Inspirational with 0 Comments
No Shirt, No Shoes, No Problem!

I recently spent two weeks in Kaua’i, where I co-hosted a yoga retreat, practiced relaxing, and connected to a very special place. In Kaua’i,  there is a feeling that permeates the island, inborn to the locals and infectious to its visitors. For me the feeling can be summed up in a simple motto: No Shirt. […]

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Who is Poisoning Our Children, Even in the Womb?

Posted by on January 20, 2016 in Environment, Environmental Hazards, Farming, Wildlife with 6 Comments
Who is Poisoning Our Children, Even in the Womb?

Birth defects, premature births, endocrine disruption, cancer, Parkinson’s—why are we doing this to our kids? According to a new study published in the journal Endocrinology, oil and natural gas operations are contaminating surface and ground water with chemicals that wreak havoc on birth and growth hormones. Other recent reports show toxic levels of selenium contamination in the groundwater near fracking operations. This is leading to premature births.

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Where Are the Whales? Experts Stumped By “Missing” Whales in Hawaii & Florida

Posted by on January 6, 2016 in Environment, Wildlife with 19 Comments
Where Are the Whales? Experts Stumped By “Missing” Whales in Hawaii & Florida

Why haven’t the humpback whales showed up in Hawaii or Florida yet? Experts wonder and suggest a couple theories.

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Birth Defects Increase in Hawaii After Being Chosen For GM Corn Testing Grounds

Posted by on September 5, 2015 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health with 10 Comments
Birth Defects Increase in Hawaii After Being Chosen For GM Corn Testing Grounds

Over the past five years, the number of severe heart malformations has risen to more than ten times the national rate, according to an analysis by local physicians.

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Hawaii’s Going 100 Percent Renewable Without Using Natural Gas

Posted by on August 29, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Hawaii’s Going 100 Percent Renewable Without Using Natural Gas

Hawaiian Gov. David Ige said this week he opposes plans to use natural gas as a “transitional fuel” for the island state as it moves to 100 percent renewable electricity.

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Gallup Poll Names Top U.S. Cities for Overall Well-Being

Posted by on April 10, 2015 in Conscious Living, Happiness & Humor, Thrive with 0 Comments
Gallup Poll Names Top U.S. Cities for Overall Well-Being

From January through December 2014, Gallup-Healthways researchers conducted telephone interviews with a random sample of more than 176,000 adults living in metropolitan areas in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. These areas were defined by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget. Well-being was calculated on a scale of 0 to 100 (where 0 represented the lowest possible well-being and 100 represented the highest). The metric took into account overall well-being, as well as five essential elements of well-being, including daily feelings of purpose, loving relationships, financial security, safety and pride in one’s community, and physical health.

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The Maui GMO Ban, Human Experimentation, and War Crimes

The Maui GMO Ban, Human Experimentation, and War Crimes

To summarize: in the last election, the voters of Maui, in a ballot measure, decided to place a temporary ban on further Dow/Monsanto GMO/pesticide experiments in Maui County. Immediately, Monsanto, Dow, and yes, even the County government of Maui (betraying their own voters), lined up against the results of the vote…Maui County is home to ongoing Monsanto and Dow EXPERIMENTATION with new GMO seeds and new pesticides…Research and development. Out in the open air. Experimentation, which naturally affects the humans living there, and the land.

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Woman Builds Beautiful Hawaiian Vacation Home for Only $11,000 (video)

Posted by on February 11, 2015 in Environment with 0 Comments
Woman Builds Beautiful Hawaiian Vacation Home for Only $11,000 (video)

Kristie Wolfe bought a plot of land in Hawaii sight-unseen for $8000. A year later she bought a plane ticket, packed her bags full of tools and with the help of her mother, began to build a bamboo “treehouse” that fit the surrounding jungle (though rather than using trees for support, she built it on stilts). After two months of building every day “from dawn to dusk” and an $11,000 investment, she had a second home.

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