Monthly Archives: July 2006

Groups call for halt of destructive activities in Lihu’e

Today, DMZ-Hawai’i / Aloha ‘Aina called for an end to the destructive activities in Lihu’e, O’ahu, in particular the activities that threaten Hale’au’au Heiau. Public Statement 28 July 2006 Army must cease and desist destructive Stryker activities to sacred sites in Lihu‘e plains In public hearings in 2003, the community overwhelmingly opposed the U.S. Army’s… Read more »

Ship of Fools

Ship of fools Some Hawai’i residents tell Superferry officials to shape up or ship out J.M. Buck Jul 26, 2006 July 2001: Timothy Dick, an electrical engineer, founds Hawaii Superferry after seeing large, high-speed roll-on/roll-off catamaran ferries operating between Barcelona, Spain and the island of Mallorca in the Mediterranean Sea. June 2003: A new ferry… Read more »

“We don’t hide the fact that it could help build an anti-satellite weapon”

http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/14.07/start.html Weapon of Mass Diffraction Sure, it looks like the giant death ray from Goldeneye. And sure, the same technology could someday help blast satellites out of orbit. But for now, the US Air Force’s Starfire Optical Range, perched on a hill in the New Mexico desert, is just trying to take some good pictures…. Read more »