The Frog Scientist

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The discoverer of atrazine’s toxicity defies biotech giants. By Stuart Coleman// January 16, 2013 // Originally published on Honoluluweekly.com DR. TYRONE HAYES // Growing up in a segregated town in South Carolina, the young Tyrone Hayes studied tadpoles in his yard and won a scholarship to Harvard. As a professor of … Continue reading

Rebirth: ‘Ohana Waa

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  The refurbished Hōkūle‘a returns to the sea this month, joined by her sister vessels, for a statewide educational sail By Stuart Coleman // April 11, 2012 // Originally published on Honoluluweekly.com Faces glowing in the early light of dawn, more than 100 people gathered to watch the blessing and … Continue reading

Plastic Fantastic Love

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In the age of plastic, how do we kick the habit? By Stuart Coleman // August 24, 2011 // Originally published on Honoluluweekly.com Addiction is a slippery downward spiral that transforms substances we once enjoyed in moderation to something we can’t seem to live without. Think cigarettes, alcohol and drugs. … Continue reading

Andy Irons Joins Hawaii’s Pantheon of Surfing Legends

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Stuart Holmes Coleman’s “Eddie Would Go: The Story of Eddie Aikau, Hawaiian Hero” (MindRaisingPress, 2002; St. Martin’s Press, 2004) is a gripping biography that sets the shy surfer’s rise from poverty to fame against the parallel rise in Native Hawaiian consciousness in the diverse world of modern Hawai’i. Continue reading

Hopenhagen?

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A local law professor reports from Denmark By Stuart Coleman // December 16, 2009 // Originally published on Honoluluweekly.com   MAXINE BURKETT // Maxine Burkett, an associate professor at the University of Hawaii’s Richardson School of Law, is currently attending the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen. Burkett also … Continue reading