Citizens of Hawaii and the U.S. should not have to prove that they have been vaccinated to participate in normal human interactions in a civil society. Vaccine passports must not be a requirement of citizens to be equal to every other citizen. Not having a vaccine passport should not demote one to becoming a second class citizen. This is the first step in dehumanization of sectors of our population.
Good things happen unexpectedly! There is a positive consequence of Planning Director Zendo Kern’s conflict of interest. The conflict was caused because Kern was the owner’s representative for the Campbell/Clapp Trust before the Leeward Planning Commission and then he signed the Tentative Plat Approval for this owner days after being the mayor’s nominee for Planning Director. Having this conflict exposed, we are grateful that the Planning Department has now reopened the subdivision rezoning for the Campbell/Clapp Property.
We have controversies in Kona when a house seems to be too close to the property line. Once upon a time, I was a surveyor, everything from the location of a dog house to a big piece of land you may have heard of called it’s called Arizona. We helped make Google Earth possible.
I read the article on Sunday’s front page regarding a possible “megatsunami.” Kwok Fai Cheung, a professor of ocean resources and geoengineering at UH-Manoa, said “I’ve offered to help (Hawaii) County multiple times, even though his contract with the state had run out. So, Kailua-Kona, is not covered by the evacuation plan. This is concerning to say the least.