March 3, 2012

"Grubbing" Kauai

Grubbing: 1. Dig or poke superficially at the earth; dig shallowly in soil; 2.Remove (something) from the earth by digging it up; 3. Slang: to obtain by importunity

This video was taken by a concerned community member during recent rains on the island of Kauai, Hawaii. A very personal connection to the tragedy before him is expressed through incredulous emotion. The video doesn't show that the water is flowing off and carrying soil from fields that were recently sprayed with pesticide; flowing from the fields on a lamentable watercourse over coral reef to the ocean.

1. Google: "grubbing"
3. The Garden Island:

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