Batu Ice Meth Grrls

Jun 8, 2016


Reflections about the impact of crystal methamphetamine on life in Hawai‘i are starting to appear in local theatre and literature.  Earlier this year, Kumu Kahua offered a gritty portrait of meth culture on the North Shore, and the play, Not One Batu ignited a wave of response.  HPR’s Noe Tanigawa invited three women, all former meth users, to share their experiences.

You can find an extended version of this interview as part of our podcast series: “Hawai‘i’s New Ice Age: Crystal Meth in the Islands.” Look for Episode 3—“Living the Meth Life”….online at