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Boycott Honeywell Consumer Products

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014



     Please consider not buying any HONEYWELL products – such as stand or ceiling fans, dehumidifiers, air purifiers, etc. HONEYWELL is a war profiteer, making hundreds of millions on weapons, including the engine and other equipment for the MQ-9 Reaper drone, the world’s #1 killer drone.

     The Reaper and other US killer drones are responsible for the illegal killing of thousands in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia, and now more in Iraq and Syria, where they are key to the new war.

drone wedding killingMembers of a wedding party killed by US drones in Yemen December 2013.

HONEYWELL spends millions to “buy” members of Congress who make decisions that bring the company millions and millions in profit.

HONEYWELL is also involved in:

  • Making nuclear weapons, Fracking, Canadian tar sands mining for oil, The Keystone XL Pipeline, Making weapons for the Israeli Defense Force, The Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal that will harm US workers, Attempts to cut Social Security and other benefit programs, Environmental contamination, Corporate Misconduct.

Boycott Honeywell Consumer Products!

Honeywell Profits from Drone Killing, War, & Political Bribery!

Honeywell is NOT your friend!

For more information:

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 justice in Hawai`i and around the world.
Contact: Malu `Aina Center for Non-violent Education & Action P.O. Box 489 Kurtistown, Hawai`i 96760.

Phone (808) 966-7622.

Hilo Peace Vigil leaflet (Oct. 3, 2014 – 680th week) – Friday 3:30-5PM downtown Post Office

Oct. 4, 2014 Hilo Boycott of Honeywell products at Home Depot and Walmart to protest drones and war

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014

Contact: Jim Albertini 808-966-7622  email
Protest Sponsor: Malu ‘Aina Center for Non-violent Education & Action
P.O. Box 489
Kurtistown, Hawaii 96760



Meet on Maka’ala St. sidewalk fronting Home Depot

On Saturday, Oct. 4, from 10AM till noon anti-war picketers under the banner of Malu ‘Aina Center for Non-violent Education & Action will ask Home Depot and Walmart shoppers at the Hilo Maka’ala St. stores not to buy Honeywell consumer products such as fans, air purifiers, thermostats, dehumidifiers, etc. because Honeywell also makes engines for MQ-9 Reaper killer drones as well as other war materiel, including nuclear weapons.

Local peace activist Jim Albertini said “this is an opportunity for consumers to vote for peace with your hard earned dollars.  Boycott Honeywell products.”

We are now in a new war and our members of Congress can’t even call for a vote on it, much less stop it, because they are responsive only to big arms makers and energy-related companies like Honeywell,” said Nick Mottern,  organizer for the nation-wide Boycott and Divest Honeywell campaign “It’s time to put pressure on the CEOs who are the real bosses of U.S. politics rather than expecting members of Congress  who take campaign money from arms makers, to represent our interests.”

Home Depot and  Wal-Mart store carries Honeywell stand and ceiling fans, air purifiers, thermostats, humidifiers, and other products.

The Hilo action will be in solidarity with similar demonstrations across the country targeting Honeywell International for its war profiteering activities and asking consumers and retailers like Wal-Mart, Home Depot, Target, Amazon and Apple to sever their ties with Honeywell.

Beside Hilo, Hawaii, actions are planned on and around Oct. 4 for New York, NY; Rochester, NY; White Plains N.Y.  Coconut Creek, FL; the Twin Cities, MN; Columbia, SC; Boston, MA; and San Francisco, CA. This series of protests will inaugurate the long-term, nationwide BadHoneywell campaign.

flyer attached

Oct. 4, 2014 Walmart & Home Depot Honeywell boycott flyer

British company “G4S” connected to Israeli prisons has Hilo office

Sunday, September 28th, 2014

British company G4S connected to Israeli prisons has a Hilo office

G4S supplies Israeli prisons with services and equipment including Ofer prison which holds Palestinian children under military detention often without charge for long periods.  G4S is complicit in Palestinian child detention in Israel, war profiteering and bolstering the occupation of Palestine.  It is on the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanction (BDS) list.

Perhaps this office can be a stop on Oct. 25th in Hilo’s March for Palestine.

G4S Secure Solutions Field Office
688 Kinoole St. Suite 117, Hilo, Hawaii 96720
Check out instamap at the bottom of the article below that lists G4S offices in north America and Hawaii.

Jim Albertini

Dear Friends,
I am sharing an article by my daughter Kali (still living in Iraq) re-posted on CL with an action item.
Why Is The United Nations Doing Business With G4S, Not…

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees In early September, I accompanied an Iraqi friend to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees office in …
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I hope everyone is doing well in spite of the despicable actions of our government.
Thank you for continuing to work for change.
My Best,

— 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

Hilo drone protest Sat. Oct. 4th

Sunday, September 28th, 2014

Hilo drone protest Sat. Oct. 4, 2014 from 10-noon

Sidewalk fronting Hilo Home Depot on Maka’ala street
Focus:  Boycott Honeywell consumer products –thermostats, dehumidifiers, etc.  Honeywell also makes the engine and navigational equipment for the killer drone –MQ-9 Reaper.
Please help pass the word.  Mahalo.
Jim Albertini



Consumer Products

This company profits


Drone Killing,


Political Bribery



Honeywell is not your friend.



Malu ‘Aina new water tank

Sunday, September 28th, 2014

Malu ‘Aina new water tank

Hurricane/Tropical Storm Iselle downed two large ohia trees on our Malu ‘Aina main water catchment tank and broke all the pipes going in and out of the tank.  It still holds some water so we ran new pipes in and out to make due.  The storm damage here could have been much worse but it was bad enough.  Just yesterday we finally got a new tank set up and gutters and pipe going in.  Last night’s rain put about 600-800 gallons in the new tank so we are happy. Now we have the run a new line from the tank to connect to the house.