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Throwback Thursday: Paradise Park in Manoa Valley, 1970

August 27th, 2015 · 1 Comment

I remember this day quite well. Meda and I had started graduate school at the University of Hawaii in the fall of 1969, and it was probably early the next year that we visited Paradise Park up in the back of the valley. My mother was with us, along with her Uncle Mac, James McPherson, […]

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Tags: History · Photographs

Photos of Duke Kahanamoku prompted by today’s Google Doodle

August 24th, 2015 · 3 Comments

“Today’s Google Doodle honoree may be one of the coolest to date,” one online source said earlier today. The Google Doodle referred to honors the legendary Duke Kahanamoku on what would have been his 125th birthday. Google comments: Today, on his 125th birthday, Matt Cruickshank recalls the legend of the “Ambassador of Aloha” with a […]

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Tags: History · John Lind Collection · Photographs

Throwback Thursday: Portraits from the New Orleans Museum of Art

August 20th, 2015 · 2 Comments

Still discovering things. These two surprised me. The date was somewhere in the early 1990s, and we were visiting friends who had moved from Hawaii to New Orleans several years before. Kate Federle was then teaching at the Tulane Law School, and her husband, Paul Haynes, was an architect who was making a professional move […]

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Tags: History

The challenge to the Native Hawaiian election process

August 17th, 2015 · 2 Comments

I’m quite interested in the lawsuit brought to block the election of delegates for a constitutional convention to potentially set up a Native Hawaiian “governing entity.” The lawsuit was brought on behalf of Kelii Akina, director of the Grassroot Institute, and several others, both Hawaiians and non-Hawaiians. The suit was filed by attorney Michael Lilly. […]

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Tags: Court · History · Politics

The Big Move, Day 1

August 16th, 2015 · 5 Comments

It’s become somewhat of a ritual. While we’re cooking dinner, Ms. Kili takes up a command position on the dining table, where she typically sprawls out on my placemat. When dinner is ready to serve, I have to roust her in order to put my plate down. But yesterday (Saturday) the movers came. The table’s […]

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Tags: Cats · History · Photographs