Monthly Archive: September 2011

Sep 16

“The Pearl City Feral Cats”

The Pearl City Refuse Yard, City property

The Deaths of 10 Cats at the Hands of the City — Why Did They Have to Die?   On October 6, 2010, Animal Advocate Inc. received word that Mr. Richard Crabbe, an employee at the Pearl City Refuse Yard (952 3rd Street in Pearl City, O’ahu), was ordered to trap the feral cats who …

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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

“Mammalian Mass Extinction Looms”

Humpback Whale, O'ahu

THE EASTERNER October 15, 2008 Edition  —  By Scott Davis, Staff Writer. I think people should be particularly aware of the confounding discovery reported on CNN’s Web page last week, “1 in 4 Mammals at Risk of Extinction, Scientists Say.”   Basically, the article states what is self-evident in the title — that a quarter of …

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Sep 14

“Downer Cows, the Meat Supply, and You”

On March 4, 2008, about 17 tons of potentially tainted and dangerous meat was dumped at the Waimanalo Gulch Landfill on the Waianae Coast of O’ahu.  We have photos and video of the dumping of the meat. According to media reports, Hawaii school cafeterias were instructed to store any raw and/or frozen beef they might …

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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 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

“Senator Says: Don’t Feed the Cats!”

feral1

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

“We Should Better Protect Hawaii’s Sentient Animals”

Bombie

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 13

“Science Versus Politics in Hawaii”

Endangered Hawaiian monk seal

“Will scientific facts prevail, or will political force reign supreme?” By Pam Davis, Animal Advocate Inc. (2010) The protections which have been put into place to protect our precious and irreplaceable natural resources are being unraveled and systematically destroyed by our own State government, namely, the Department of Land and Natural Resources (“DLNR”) and its …

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