Harmony to be Focus of Official County Observance
Published: Friday, October 17, 2008 11:13 AM HST
*PlanetPuna* the Aloha Planet was the recipient of a proclamation
on Sept. 24 from the Hawaii County Council, sponsored and presented
by Councilman Bob Jacobson, for a "Year and a Month of
Domestic Harmony Awareness" through November of 2009, and
designating Nov. 11 as Domestic Harmony Awareness Day.
County public servants lead the way yet again in the area of
supporting Domestic Harmony Awareness, and we are very appreciative"
said founder Star Newland of the Domestic Harmony Awareness
have come from Gov. Linda Lingle, mayors of all the islands,
legislators, the County Council, and *PlanetPuna,* and can be
seen at http://www.planetpuna.com/dharmony.
proclamation is being sent to the National Counties Organization
(NACo.org), inviting its 3,500
members to join to promoting domestic harmony during the coming
year and month.
from Hawaii Island where Madame Pele is erupting new land and
lava all the time, we feel that the image of domestic harmony
erupting, bursting forth, is a good one," Newland
said. "The newest proclamation was read to Pele
at the lava viewing area the evening it was presented. She
was erupting as we were reading!"
have more programs added to the initiative this year, and will
be creating 'Eruptions of Domestic Harmony' whenever and wherever
we can," Newland said. Planned is an event
at a local shelter, sharing videos about gentle birth, proper
mammal upbringings, talks about domestic harmony, creating concerts,
student raves and local music events, neighborhood potluck/pod
nights where neighbors and friends come together in harmony,
have fun, and express their natural creativity.
said the effort's "Ambassador of Domestic Harmony"
is well known Hilo musician Randy Mattos, who's working with
the recently formed Musicians and Performing Artists for Domestic
Harmony. His work includes meeting musicians locally
and beyond in his travels, and signing them to our group and
the pledge to live, promote and support domestic harmony, arranging
concerts and events, and creating new music.
is all for fun," Newland said. "And
yet we know that where our thoughts go, energy flows. Let's
all send good thoughts and energy to domestic harmony."
Captain Aaron L. Cudnohufsky,
Pacific Missile Range Facility
Barking Sands, Kauai with Star Newland
said supporters were at Pearl Harbor on Oct. 6 for a domestic
harmony ceremony with Chief of Staff Capt. Don Hodge, and to
initiate work on the first-ever - "Navy Celebrates
November Domestic Harmony Awareness Proclamation."
it was a Domestic Violence Awareness Month Proclamation signing
who would like to participate in an "Eruption of Domestic
Harmony" across the islands, by creating a gathering,
volunteering to help in some way, raise money or make a donation,
serve as an angel or an ally, should get in touch with Star
Newland, 896-8658, - firstname.lastname@example.org