Michael G. Malaghan
Special to The Hawai‘i Herald

In the second novel, we follow Haru’s and Kenji’s children through the World War II years.

“A Question of Loyalty” will be released shortly.

Malaghan is a retired businessman who divides his time between Hawai‘i, Georgia and Japan.

“Our basic training graduation is Wednesday,” said Tommy, greeting his brother.

“Wouldn’t miss it for the world, little brother,” answered “Taka,” a Harvard Law School graduate who addressed all five of his siblings as “little brother” or “little sister.” Seeing his mother’s concerned eyes as she focused on the bowl of cracked eggs, Taka — short for Takeshi — smothered a laugh. The boys greeted their mother and then Taka continued.

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