Shedding Light in the Darkness

Vaccines Monkeys & Cancer


From 1955 to 1963, according to a 1976 US National Institutes of
Health (NIH)-funded study, 98 million Americans alone probably were exposed to polio vaccines contaminated with SV40—a live monkey virus that can cause cancers in animals. Read more of this post

We Can’t Trust Cell Phone Manufacturers on Radiation

mobile-phone-cell-smart-towers-dangerousA new study by the Chicago Tribune reveals popular smart phones, including the iPhone 7 and Samsung Galaxy S8 emit more radiation than US regulators have deemed safe. While US regulators set maximums for the amount of radiation the devices can emit, tests found phones exceeding those limits. Read more of this post

The Problem with Methylphenidate/Ritalin

ritaf15f2b3dc8b6f5c693a1Methylphenidate, sold under the trade name Ritalin, is a popular stimulant medication prescribed for ADHD. According to a CDC survey by 2011, an estimated 6.4 million American children ages 4 to 17 had been diagnosed with ADHD, with 1 in 5 high school boys. Among children diagnosed with ADHD, 3.5 million were taking medication.

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The Looming Threat of 5G in Hawai’i

5g36898678-wideEver since the launch of the early cell phone systems, the telecom industry has assured consumers that they are safe. While a few maverick scientists wondered if exposure to radiofrequency radiation from cell phones could cause cancer, government agencies charged with overseeing our health, have consistently supported the industry’s position. Read more of this post

Is The Doomsday Vault Doomed?

The entrance to the international gene bank Svalbard Global Seed Vault (SGSV) is pictured outside Longyearbyen on Spitsbergen, NorwayThe site of the so-called ‘Doomsday vault’, designed to safeguard millions of the world’s most genetically important seed from nuclear war, asteroid strikes and other disasters, is at threat from climate change, a new report has warned. Read more of this post

The Truth About The Chernobly Nuclear Plant Disaster


Remember images of the miracle of nature supposedly flourishing around the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in the Ukraine, many years after the devastating release of radiation? And how supposedly few people died or got sick. Well, not surprisingly, it turns out to be a fabrication. Read more of this post

Eating Organic Food Means Less Pesticides Study, But Not So According to Forbes


This is how the media can spin some news. Living Maxwell reported:  In a just-released, peer-reviewed study, four families across the country were fed both an organic and non-organic diet, and the ones who ate all organic saw their pesticide load drop by as much as 95%. Led by researchers at the University of California at Berkeley, four families from cities around the U.S. — Atlanta, Baltimore, Oakland and Minneapolis — were fed both an organic and non-organic diet, each for six days. Read more of this post

Looming Censorship on Facebook -Targeting Those Questioning Vaccination Safety


First The Guardian and now Business Insider is warning that Facebook may remove, reduce, and demote anti-vaccination content on the platform in an effort to combat the spread of false information. The social network also said it could decide to demote anti-vaccination content from Facebook search results too. This may even include closed Facebook groups. Read more of this post

The Ramped Up Smear Campaign Against Hawaii’s Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard

tulsi45001_5989328688001-vsSince announcing her likelihood of running for president, the smear campaign against Tulsi Gabbard has ramped up into high gear. It’s almost as if there’s a coordinated, orchestrated campaign to derail her as so called progressive medial outlets have unleashed a torrent of attacks.

Liberal sites like The Intercept and Honolulu’s Civil Beat have all joined in the assault, while Rolling Stone quickly published a critique by a pro-Hillary, former Newsweek journalist proclaiming – “Tulsi Gabbard’s Campaign May Be Over Before It started.” A sub head claimed, “The congresswoman from Hawaii’s past is filled with anti-LGBTQ activism, calls for bombing Syria and endorsing torture.” Read more of this post

Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler Loves Maui

JON_STEVEN-TYLER-with-Rebecca-Lynn-HowardSteven Tyler loves living on Maui. Ask Aerosmith’s iconic lead singer about his affection for our island, and he enthusiastically relays how he’s been dreaming about locating here for years. Read more of this post