Celebrate Earth Day! Stop Dropping Bombs!


Y’all wanna celebrate Earth Day? Start by not dropping bombs. Rather than let your keiki go to the Pohakuloa military base exposing them to health threats go visit an organic farm, fishpond, prepare a meal for the houseless, go pick flowers and make lei with kūpuna and talk story. Let’s actually care for the earth. That’s free too ✌?

Call to Action!!! Three ways to Protect Pōhakuloa!

1.) Please share on social media and ADD a photo of yourself and your loved ones with the message –Stop Bombing Pohakuloa, Don’t bring youth to Pohakuloa out of health concerns, etc.
Urge young people and off island Lahui to make their own signs and post with their photos on social media!! When you post add the hashtags #protectpohakuloa #PTAShutdown #protectourkeiki #seeyouonthemauna

2.) Thurs, April 18, 2019 Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA). Main Gate 9AM-1PM
Protest “Experience PTA Day” events where the military has invited school children, parents, and people from the community on base, despite KNOWN HEALTH RISKS. We encourage young folks, those who are hapai, or in ill health to post photos, make calls and raise awareness and not risk their health at the 4/18 PTA Gate Protest. (Car pools 8AM from Hilo @Komohana & Saddle)

3.) Contact the DOE and tell them to stop encouraging students to go to Pōhakuloa! (Hilo side DOE) Chad Farias. Phone: 808-982- 4719. Email: Chad_Farias@hawaiidoe.org (Kona side DOE) Art Souza: Phone: 808-327-4991 Email: art_souza@hawaiidoe.org

      It should be noted that PTA is a 133,000-acre hazardous toxic waste dump from more than 75 years of live-fire training of weapons by the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines. More than 14 million live-rounds are fired annually at PTA and Depleted Uranium (DU) radiation rounds have been used there.

      Please view the short video of Dr. Lorrin Pang, M.D., public health officer and retired Army Medical Corps explaining the health dangers of inhaling DU oxide dust particles (See https://vimeo.com/19153948).

Malama Honua!  Care for the Earth!  Don’t Bomb It!

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April 12, 2019 Hilo Peace Vigil leaflet — week 916 – Fridays 3:30-5PM downtown Post Office