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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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Throwback Thursday: Bachman Hall sit-in, University of Hawaii, 1968

July 31st, 2014 · 1 Comment

Events at the UH Manoa campus are moving almost too fast to report. Now former chancellor Tom Apple made his ouster officially public last night. Now speculation moves to who will be appointed temporary chancellor to take over at this painful moment. My Hawaii Monitor column at Civil Beat yesterday looked at the impact that […]

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Tags: Education · History · Politics

Throwback Thursday: Ian at Friends Meetinghouse in Manoa c.1975-1976

July 24th, 2014 · 4 Comments

It was the mid-1970s, a decade that began with the Vietnam War and ended with the Cold War and the continued threats created by the nuclear stalemate between the U.S. and U.S.S.R. During most of the 1970s, I was on the staff of the Quaker-based American Friends Service Committee, a national nonprofit organization that is […]

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