HISTORICAL FICTION By Michael G. Malaghan
At the Hawaii Hochi office, Taka quickly typed up his column and turned it in to Fred Makino. He stood back while the editor read the hurriedly written copy.
Makino looked up. His smile was wide enough to almost show his teeth. “Good copy, Taka. Clean up the grammar and spelling. You just made the front page of the Extra. Stick around; it will be off the presses in an hour.”
JUSTICE WINS OUT
By Takeshi Takayama
This morning, twelve citizens representing the ethnic blend of Hawai‘i validated my mother’s belief in America. These honorable men would not be bullied by an intimidating prosecutor emboldened by an outrageous press that had already convicted the defendants.