Category Archive: “pets”

Jan 15

Where is Rex?

Elzbieta Trzeciak poses with Rex and Nel.

WHERE IS REX?  Hawaiian Humane Society adopts woman’s dog to another family   By PAM DAVIS and SCOTT DAVIS, Animal Advocate Inc., 1/15/12 Imagine flying across the world to raise money for homeless children in Africa, returning home and finding your own “child” is missing. That’s what happened to Elzbieta Trzeciak of O’ahu, who was …

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Sep 15

“The Hawaiian Humane Society’s Conduct in the Norman Pang Case”

Norman Pang Talks to the Press

OUR LETTERS REGARDING THE HAWAIIAN HUMANE SOCIETY Mr. Norman Pang, formerly of Animal Haven, a no-kill animal shelter in Waianae (O’ahu), has filed a lawsuit in FEDERAL COURT against the Hawaiian Humane Society (“HHS”), and others.  Animal Advocate Inc. is very concerned about the conduct of the HHS as described in court filings in the …

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Sep 14

“Foes Use Scare Tactics Against the Dog-Meat Bill”

Sen. Chun-Oakland

Honolulu Star-Bulletin The Gathering Place Vol. 10, Issue 51, Sunday, February 20, 2005   A few months ago, many of your readers saw articles and TV reports about information exposing a thriving dog-meat trade in Hawai’i. Evidence — including audio and video recordings with an individual who buys and sells dog meat — documented conversations …

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Sep 14

“A Horse Wandering”

      Recently, Animal Advocate Inc. was contacted regarding a horse, observed walking unattended along Kamehameha Highway in Waipio.  We found that the horse belongs to the Ironworker’s Union. An unattended horse along the highway poses a risk of traffic accidents where both the horse and humans could be in danger.  In addition, we …

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Sep 13

“We Should Better Protect Hawaii’s Sentient Animals”


STAR BULLETIN Vol. 126 / No. 333  —  Tuesday, January 1, 2008 This is in regard to the Dec. 29 letter to the editor from Dan Chainey, proposing to use “unwanted animals” for food.  Recently, pet pigs and dogs have been killed and eaten, and Chainey thinks the Hawaiian Humane Society should take this opportunity …

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Sep 10

“Not Just Dogs, Cats Should Be Protected”

Dog-meat victim

Honolulu Advertiser February 24, 2005 I appreciated your editorial because you said we must confront the issue of the dog-meat trade, and noted that it forces us to define our societal values.   You said that the issue of which animals are fit for consumption is “entirely arbitrary.” This is an important statement.  We eat pigs, …

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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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