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Victor Craft

Victor Craft is a retired aerospace worker having functioned as an FAA certificated Airframe and Powerplants Technician, Logistician and Quality Assurance director working on several major weapons systems. Vic also served tours of duty with the armed forces in Vietnam, Kenya and the United Kingdom.
The Aloha Spirit, Respect And Parking Your Car Cory Lum/Civil Beat

The Aloha Spirit, Respect And Parking Your Car

It seems like the pandemic is causing a lot of us to become discourteous.

Will Hawaii Just Revert Back To Its Old Ways Once Things Pass? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Will Hawaii Just Revert Back To Its Old Ways Once Things Pass?

Let’s hope not. We need to grow an economy that works with others and does not depend on a single source for its revenue.

A Call For More Visionaries In Hawaii Flickr: Steven Tom

A Call For More Visionaries In Hawaii

An invitation to all members of society, especially military veterans.

Why I’m Pining For An Honest Politician Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Why I’m Pining For An Honest Politician

If only the political parties would deliver up people worthy of the offices they aspire to.

Hawaii Should Channel The Dynamism Of Melbourne

Hawaii Should Channel The Dynamism Of Melbourne

Unlike in this city Down Under, Hawaii does not try hard enough to engage all groups and savor differences.

A Half-Century After Moon Landing, We Stopped Exploring Flickr: NASA

A Half-Century After Moon Landing, We Stopped Exploring

What kind of world would we live in had we continued our quest to understand our universe?

What Exactly Is The US Doing In The Persian Gulf?

What Exactly Is The US Doing In The Persian Gulf?

The shooting down of an American drone has prompted a lot of crazy talk about war.

Jones Act Is The Largest Impediment To Economic Growth In Hawaii Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Jones Act Is The Largest Impediment To Economic Growth In Hawaii

It’s undeniable that the shipping law results in higher costs to consumers, and the reasons for preserving it are suspect.

An Open Letter To Democrats In The US House Flickr: Gage Skidmore

An Open Letter To Democrats In The US House

The party won control because Congress keeps sending the message that what it is doing is unacceptable.