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Last revision date: Saturday 21 July 2018 03:10 PM PST (minus 3 hours for Hawaii HST)

Convert Freezer into Fridge

Solar PV couldn't run the regular fridge, but converting a bin freezer did.

Displacement Syndrome Anatomy

US facilities are working 24/7 to penetrate foreign computer defenses.

We can't do it ourselves

We're locked into unsustainability on the grid, driving, and eating meat.

Post hurricane Maria sustainability

Puerto Rico isrebuilding in a way that enhances climate resilience.

Puerto Rico's new hurricane season

Residents remember inequalities of race, income, and U.S. political power.

Survival of the Richest

The elites want to leave us behind, but being human is not about escape.

USA is now a 3rd Word country

3rd World nations are stable and work for the elites who dominate them.

The Last 4th of July

The pressure is on and will increase. Get off the Grid! Get out of the Matrix!

Fuck RIMPAC 2018!

A colossal waste of resources only demonstrating a suicidal death spiral.

Maui Breadfruit Company

This local business was able to get going and help others do the same. 

Tales of History are a Dead End Road

Solution? How most villagers lived and thought in 1914 is a good start.

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MISSION
Island Breath is an online publication dedicated to people interested in the well being of the island of Kauai.  For us sustainability is crucial.

Kauai is often called the "Garden Island". It is lush and fruitful - yet threatened. If this island cannot be self-sustaining there is little hope for the rest of this world.

We define sustainability as:

• Using nonrenewable resources no faster than they are recycled.

• Using renewable resources no faster than they are regrown.

• Restoring the variety and balance of living species.

• Enhancing the art and knowledge of human cultures.

Sustainability is not, however, a means for the continuing the status quo.


We have named our website “Island Breath” or “Breath of the Island” because in Hawaiian that phrase would be...

“Ea O Ka `Aina”

"The Spirit, Life and Sovereignty of the Land”

In fact, for many years the motto of Hawaii has been...

"Ua Mau Ke Ea O Ka `Aina I Ka Pono"

"Sovereinty of the Land
is Perpetuated in Righteousness"


There will be focus on...

Peace •
Environment • Justice • Regionalism • Activism • Culture

In the relation to...

Industrialism • Militarism • Corporatism • Collapse • Peak Oil • Climate Change


CONTACT
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