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Throwback Thursday: A late afternoon drink with friends c.1975-76

February 26th, 2015 · No Comments

It was a late afternoon, probably around 1975-76. I thought the photo was taken one of the times where shared a few drinks, with dinner likely to follow, with peace activist Jim Albertini and his partner at the time, Barbara Jensen. They were renting a house, or part of a house, on Kahawai Street in […]

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Tags: History · Photographs · War & Peace

Throwback Thursday: Punaluu, June 10, 1952

February 19th, 2015 · 5 Comments

It was a Tuesday in June 1952, the day before Kamehameha Day, and we were in Punaluu. It may have been a day trip, or it might have been for a week. Yes, that’s me, a couple of months short of 5 years old, sitting on my sister Bonnie’s lap. I’m don’t recall who the […]

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Tags: History · Planning

TBT: 1978– Protesting apartheid golf with Dennis Brutus, activist and poet

February 12th, 2015 · 2 Comments

Another Throwback Thursday. The signs: No Aloha for S. African Racism. S Africa out of World Cup. No South African Racism. It was 1978. The racist Apartheid government was still alive and well in South Africa, despite international condemnation. I was working for the Quaker-based American Friends Service Committee at the time. When I read […]

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Tags: General · History · Photographs · Politics

Throwback Thursday: Ready for church c. 1955

February 5th, 2015 · 1 Comment

The slide was damaged, with gunk stuck on it that left scars. But the basics are clear. It’s my sister, Bonnie, and me ready for church one morning. I’m guessing around 1955 or so. We’re out in front of the old Kahala house we grew up in, and where my parents spent 70+ years of […]

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Tags: History · Photographs

Jenkins Indian Shop in Long Beach, California, c. 1932

January 31st, 2015 · 1 Comment

Another item from my dad’s papers. It’s a menu from Jenkin’s Indian Shop, a sandwich shop in Long Beach, California, back in the early 1930s. The shop was located at 4925 East 2nd Street. I opened the menu for this photo. On the right, the front and back of the menu cover. On the left, […]

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Tags: History · John Lind Collection