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Memorial Day!

Monday, May 29th, 2023

Memorial Day!


Happy for war? Happy for dead soldiers?

Let’s be Happy for NO MORE WAR! 

No More Killing!  No More Deaths

Peace is a Victory for All!

2022 Malu ‘Aina Annual Appeal

Saturday, December 3rd, 2022

Malu ‘Aina Annual Appeal

December 2022

Aloha friends,

     Once a year, during this Holy season, I write to ask for your help to sustain the work of Malu ‘Aina, an all-volunteer organization committed to justice, peace, and a living planet for generations to come.

     2022 marks 43 years since the founding of Malu 'Aina. Some of you have been with us from the start. Others more recently. Please know, we appreciate all of you for your solidarity and donations of support. You are our base. To maintain our independence and critical voice, we do not seek corporate or government funding. We started grassroots and want to stay grassroots.

  We remain committed to the principle of non-violence, kapu aloha, as our guiding light. We believe deeply that the means we use must be in line with the end that we seek. Currently, we are in transition to the next generations of leadership.  It's a slow process but we hope the vision of Malu ‘Aina will be carried forward for generations to come. Your ideas, and suggestions for next-generation leaders, are encouraged.

  We continue to grow food at Malu ‘Aina to share with people in need, but with limited volunteer farm help. We have long served as an emergency food pantry. Each week we also write a new peace leaflet for widespread distribution and conduct a peace vigil at the downtown Hilo Post Office/Federal Building. Friday, Nov. 25, 2022, marked 1104 consecutive weekly peace leaflets, for a vigil that started the day after Sept. 11, 2001. You can read the new weekly leaflet on our website In addition, we continue our efforts to de-militarize Hawaii and the planet and shift resources from warfare to healthcare, education, and protecting the environment. Protecting the planet from nuclear war and climate disasters are the two biggest challenges facing human civilization.

  We have plenty of work to do.  Our 40 year-old-farm tractor was not running for nearly 2 years. We had difficulty finding parts. But thanks to the help of a volunteer mechanic friend and your financial help it’s now running again. A younger driver would be helpful to this senior citizen turning 76. Mahalo for your continued financial support and solidarity in this journey of working for justice, peace, and aloha ‘aina. You are a blessing and very much appreciated.

With gratitude and aloha,

Jim Albertini

Donations are tax deductible if checks are made to Center for Non-violent Education & Action P.O. Box 489 ‘Ola’a (Kurtistown), Hawaii 96760. A Pay Pal account (Donate Button) has also been set up on our webpage To receive our posts, please send me an email with a request. You can also reach us by phone (808) 966-7622. Mahalo.


CBS news tonight about Russian pipelines bombed

Wednesday, September 28th, 2022

Sept. 28, 2022 CBS national news

Former CIA director, John Brennan said “Russia is the most likely suspect” for the sabotage of the Russian pipelines.

My reflection:  How crazy is this world becoming?   I suspect if a nuke explodes over Moscow, Brennan and others will be saying the same thing.  Russia did it!

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

Finding truth in news!

Friday, September 23rd, 2022

Excellent article

Decolonizing the Mind

It requires a rejection of what passes for news and conventional wisdom, writes Margaret Kimberly. Read here…

State’s critical comments of draft EIS at Pohakuloa

Wednesday, August 17th, 2022

State’s critical comments of the draft Military Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) at Pohakuloa concerning the lease of state lands

Military training at Pohakuloa is not compatible with Conservation Land designation.

Office of Conservation & Coastal Land (OCCL) of The Department of Land & Natural Resources (DLNR)  critical comments of EIS at Pohakuloa.  Click on link below.