Hawaii Rep. Neil Abercrombie is hoping to move from Washington D.C. to Washington Place in Honolulu, today making official his long-anticipated run for governor. True, it was the worst-kept secret in local politics (I blogged it as a sure-thing in November, and I was late then!), and every media outlet had the story yesterday (after [...]
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June 12th, 2008 by Ryan Ozawa · 7 Comments · People, Politics, The Web, Video
David Motari, the Hawaii marine who was engulfed in controversy over a video clip posted to YouTube in March, has been expelled from the service. The video showed Motari throwing a puppy off a cliff while on patrol in Iraq. According to an official statement placed front and center yesterday on the website for Marine [...]
March 4th, 2008 by Ryan Ozawa · 3 Comments · People, Politics, The Web, Video
A YouTube video showing American soldiers tossing a puppy off a cliff in Iraq has set off a firestorm of protest online, and a 22-year-old Marine stationed at Kaneohe has become a ‘figure of hate‘ around the world. KITV called the incident “terribly upsetting,” and, like other news outlets, broadcast only a portion of the [...]