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Will Caron

Journalist, Editor, Artist | Hawaii Independent | Hawaii

Art, Music, Writing, Editing, Collaboration

Img 8998 From the Bronx to Honolulu: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez brings the movement
  • Verbatim

The millennial Justice Democrat and New York Democratic primary victor calls for people power to carry the progressive movement across the country. Read More »

The-big-fix-blessing Neighbors, employees, animal advocates express concerns with Maluafiti
  • News Report

Hostile confrontations, public verbal abuse, mismanagement of a nonprofit to the detriment of its animal beneficiaries paint a troubling picture about the candidate for State Senate. Read More »

Full power hanabusa web Energy leadership
  • Opinion

An artist captures the spirit of gubernatorial candidate Colleen Hanabusa's vision for Hawaiʻi's energy future. Read More »

Elyse roxy honi kamaui NOAA drops illegal “take” charges against Hawaiian cultural practitioners
  • News Report

The Federal agency may have thought it was doing its duty in enforcing tenets of the Marine Mammal Protection Act, but the agency's lack of knowledge and understanding of Hawaiian culture and the protected rights of practitioners resulted in a violation of civil liberties that could have been prevented with better communication. Read More »

Cameron bart sep1 How Hawaii’s Berniecrats won the state convention
  • First-Hand Report

While the self-styled Progressive Wing of the Hawaiʻi Democratic Party was unable to fend off a coordinated establishment effort to elect a corporate lobbyist as party chair, they dominated the rest of the 2018 convention. Read More »

Koolau mountains from wahiawa by helen thomas dranga, oil on canvas, hawaii state art museum Board of Water Supply-proposed rate increase intended to prepare us for 21st century challenges
  • Explainer

As O‘ahu's population is projected to increase by around 100,000 over the next 22 years and the effects of global climate change continue to strain O‘ahu's resources, the Honolulu Board of Water Supply is planning to hike rates to pay for repairs and maintenance necessary to keep up with demand for drinking water. Read More »

Img 4283 Graduate students to Saiki: union-busting unacceptable from a Democrat
  • News Report

The students protested the Speaker's decision to discharge conferees on a bill that would allow them to form a union, directly challenging the Kakaʻako–Ala Moana representative. Read More »

Wailua homesteads, hi 96746, usa - panoramio (8) Everything you need to know about the Coco Palms eviction, part 2
  • Feature

Competing claims to the land at Wailua are rooted in an historic fraud perpetrated by a notorious swindler and facilitated by the president of the Provisional Republic, presenting challenges to the legality of the deed held by the Coco Palms Hui. Read More »

Wailua river, kauai, hawaii Everything you need to know about the Coco Palms eviction, part 1
  • Feature

A group of Hawaiian konohiki—stewards or caretakers—works to restore the ecosystem at the mouth of the Wailua River even after a judge ordered their eviction to make way for a proposed development with problematic funding sources and a dubious claim to the land. Read More »

Kauai 1  large Movement on state chlorpyrifos ban, neonicotinoids and glyphosate restrictions
  • Analysis

Hawaiʻi lawmakers in the House Ag and Environmental Protection committees advance tough regulations against harmful pesticides for the first time. Read More »