Category Archive: Hawaii legislature

Sep 14

“Death of the Dog-Meat Bill and The Failure of Our Legislature”

The dogmeat trade

The Island Vegetarian Issue:  Apr – Jun 2005 by Pam Davis, VSH Member   As some of you may remember, a few months ago we told you about an undercover investigation revealing the existence of a thriving dog-meat trade in our state.   The investigation was conducted by Carroll Cox of EnviroWatch, Inc. Mr. Cox posed …

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Sep 13

“Senator Says: Don’t Feed the Cats!”


UPDATE  —  SUCCESS! We have learned today that Senator Clarence Nishihara, who is the Introducer of SB2017 (imposing a $1,000 fine for feeding feral cats, see story below), informed EnviroWatch, Inc. that he has asked the Chairwoman of the Committee to which the bill was referred NOT to schedule the bill for hearing! Senator Nishihara …

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Sep 13

“Our Leaders Aren’t Doing Enough About Avian Flu”


Honolulu Star-Bulletin The Gathering Place Vol. 10, Issue 291  –  Tuesday, October 18, 2005 By Pamela Davis   When Bill Frist, M.D., Senate majority leader, tells the Washington Times that the bird flu virus “poses an immense potential threat to American civilization,” you know something’s up. What are the odds of a pandemic? Two weeks …

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Sep 09

“Pet’s Slaying No Surprise in Animal-Cruel Hawaii”


Honolulu Star-Bulletin THE GATHERING PLACE Vol 11, Issue 323  —  Sunday, November 19, 2006 By Pamela Davis Editor’s note:   Police on Nov. 10 charged Joseph B. Calarruda V in the killing of a pet pig named Porky who once was featured in an Island Air commercial.  Porky was cornered by hunting dogs in the …

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