Tag: Nathan

Intern blog: Abraham, a Deported Undocumented Immigrant

I’m sure everybody has heard about Donald Trump’s racist remarks by now.  Here’s one from businessinsider.com that pretty much summarizes up his views on the Mexican community: “The Mexican Government is forcing their most unwanted people into the… Read More

APIOPA Intern Blog: Say NO to the Rail in Hawaii!

By Nathan Lee There has been some heavy controversy and debate about constructing an elevated rail system on the island of Oahu in Hawaii ever since it became a dominant issue for local politics in 2008.  Along with… Read More

Intern Blog! Hawaii Bans Plastic Bags

As of July 1st, Hawaii has become the first state to completely abolish plastic bags at grocery checkouts.  California’s ban, which was passed by the state legislature, has been postponed due to a ballot referendum in November 2016. … Read More

Nathan Blog Post #2: #WeAreMaunaKea

Back home in Hawaii, there is a very serious debate and controversy over the $1.4 billion TMT, or Thirty Meter Telescope, that is being constructed on the slopes of the million-year old Mauna Kea.  It is a dormant… Read More

Nathan Blog Post: Week 1

My first week at APIOPA is officially over.  Entering this week, I can honestly say I didn’t have sufficient insight about what APIOPA did as a whole.  I suppose this could have been attributed to what I though… Read More

Meet our new intern, Nathan Lee!

By Nathan Lee Hey there, my name is Nathan Lee and I was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii.  I graduated high school at Punahou School, and I am currently a rising senior at Loyola Marymount University (LMU)… Read More