Archive for November, 2019

An alternative view to Veterans Day and the glorification of war

Monday, November 11th, 2019

An alternative view to Veterans Day and the glorification of war

Veteran’s Day — a celebration of peace becomes a sacrament of war

As a Veteran, I Refuse to Celebrate War

Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019 UH Hilo Walk Out

Friday, November 8th, 2019

Nov. 9 & 10, 2019 Makahiki on Mauna

Friday, November 8th, 2019

What is OUR OIL doing under THEIR sand?

Tuesday, November 5th, 2019

U.S. Global Pirate!


We’re Keeping the (Syrian) Oil” says Trump

George W. Bush and Dick Cheney plundered Iraq’s oil.

Barack Obama looted the Libyan oil fields.

In Hawaii, the U.S. assisted sugar companies in the illegal overthrow and more than 125 years of illegal occupation of an independent nation.


Former President of the Soviet Union, 88 year old Mikhail Gorbachev has warned that current tension between Russia and the West is putting the world in “colossal danger” due to the threat from nuclear weapons. He called for all countries to declare that nuclear weapons should be destroyed to save ourselves and the planet.

Military Conflict Between Russia and the U.S. Looms in Northeast Syria

Tensions are also rising between nuclear armed India and Pakistan.

A nuclear war between the U.S. and Russia could be catastrophic for the entire planet. The immediate effects of a nuclear war just between India and Pakistan could cause up to 125 million deaths, a new study published in Science Advances has found. That’s 2.5 times the fatalities of the Second World War. The study also said such a war would cause mass starvation and ecosystem disruption globally.

Today, nine countries have nuclear weapons: the U.S., Russia, France, China, Great Britain, Pakistan, India, Israel, and North Korea. Abolish Nukes & War Now!

Make Peace with Justice! Save the Planet!

1. Mourn all victims of violence. 2. Reject war as a solution. 3. Defend civil liberties.
4. Oppose all discrimination, anti-Islamic, anti-Semitic, anti-Hawaiian, etc.
5. Seek peace through peaceful means and work for justice in Hawai`i and around the world.

Malu ‘Aina Center for Non-violent Education & Action

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Nov. 8, 2019 Hilo Peace Vigil leaflet – week 945 – Fridays 3:30-5PM downtown Post Office

Testimony in opposition to UH Nov. 2019 proposed Management rules on Mauna Kea

Monday, November 4th, 2019

Aloha kakou,

A Board of Regents hearing on proposed Management Rules for Mauna Kea is set for Wed. Nov. 6, 2019 at UH Hilo Theater starting at 9:45 AM  Written testimony must be submitted by Tuesday, Nov. 5th at 9:45 AM .  Send to  For more information see a KAHEA post here

Below is my written tesstimony.  Mahalo. Jim Albertini

Aloha UH President David Lassner and Board of Regent members,

Below is a short  statement on why Mauna Kea is so sacred to Hawaiians by Kealoha Pisciotta.  I stand in solidarity with Kealoha and other Native Hawaiian

cultural practitioners.

I stand in opposition to the latest proposed  UH Management rules for Mauna Kea. 

Rules for managing Hawaii’s most sacred temple, Mauna Kea, should be made by Kanaka Maoli/Native Hawaiian Cultural practitioners,

not the University Board of Regents and State of Hawaii officials. 

President Lassner and Board of Regents — Get back to doing the work of education and stop desecrating Hawaii’s most sacred temple. You have done enough damage.

Mahalo and aloha,

Jim Albertini

Jim Albertini Malu ‘Aina Center For Non-violent Education & Action P.O. Box 489 Ola’a (Kurtistown) Hawai’i 96760 Phone 808-966-7622 Email Visit us on the web at

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