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Legislature rules for public notice already getting sidestepped

February 3rd, 2013 · 6 Comments

The legislative session isn’t three weeks old yet and already it looks like rules are starting to be bent to meet internal deadlines. Email alerts from the legislative information system at 6:42 p.m. and 6:47 p.m. Friday alerted the public of bills added to the agendas for Monday morning hearings before the House Agriculture and […]

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Tags: Legislature · Politics

The title of “oldest living graduate of Kamehameha” changed hands this week

February 3rd, 2013 · 1 Comment

Following my mother’s passing last Tuesday, the oldest living graduate of Kamehameha is now believed to be Janet Hopkins Richards, of San Diego, who is also the last surviving member of of my mother’s Kamehameha School for Girls Class of 1931. My sister, Bonnie, was on the phone to her just hours after my mother’s […]

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Tags: History

More gems among ordinary: Photos from Waipahu c. 1940s

February 3rd, 2013 · 3 Comments

It’s going to take a long time to clear out my mother’s house if we keep running into such interesting things and have to stop to digest them. This is a batch of photos from family gatherings in Waipahu, where my grandparents lived. I love this one. It’s a little before my time, but shows […]

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Tags: History · Photographs