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Throwback Thursday: At Waialae Beach Park

September 11th, 2014 · 1 Comment

I grew up in the area that shows on real estate maps as “Old Kahala,” just a short one-block walk from Waialae Beach Park, where these photos were taken. It was April 1971, according to a note with the negative. Meda and I were both pursuing graduate degrees at UH at the time, living in […]

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Throwback Thursday: Another Kahoolawe moment

September 4th, 2014 · 3 Comments

January 4, 1976. It was the beginning of America’s bicentennial year year when nine people made an early morning landing on Kahoolawe to protest the island’s use as a U.S. Navy bombing range. We were part of a larger group that set out from Maalaea Harbor that morning. The rest turned back after a flyover […]

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Throwback Thursday: Portland, Oregon, August 17, 1969

August 28th, 2014 · 1 Comment

It’s hard to forget this day. Two days earlier, on August 15, 1969, Meda and I were married by Judge Sidney Feinberg in his chambers in the Santa Clara County Municipal Court in Palo Alto. The next morning, we packed all our possessions into her 1963 Dodge Dart, picked up our friend John Markoff, and […]

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Throwback Thursday: Waipahu 1948

August 21st, 2014 · No Comments

For this week’s look back, a family portrait, believed to be in my grandparents yard in Waipahu (that’s my mom’s parents). My grandparents, Duke and Heleualani Yonge, are in back. My mom is on the right, as you look at the photo, with me on her lap. My sister, Bonnie, is in front, second from […]

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Throwback Thursday: MidWeek, July 24, 1991

August 14th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Mid-1991. I had been publishing my monthly “Hawaii Monitor” newsletter for just over a year, covering the always interesting intersection of money and politics. Over the course of the year, a number of my stories were picked up by the mainstream media and officially became “news.” I suppose that’s why I eventually got the call […]

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