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Rep. Marcus Robert Oshiro’s Vision For Wahiawa General Hospital Fueled By People Power

I was elected to State House of Representatives for the first time in 1994. It marked the beginning of my legislative work on behalf of the people of District 46, made up of Wahiawä,...

Introducing… Governor David Ige

Governor David Y. Ige Published with Permission Editor’s note: Less than a month after they swept to victory in Hawai‘i’s general election, former state Senate colleagues David Ige and Shan Tsutsui each raised their right hand...

Dale Kobayashi For State House, District 23

I wish to express my sincere gratitude to Hawaii Hochi for providing this opportunity for our community to freely express our views with one another. For over 100 years, the Hochi has served as...
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Political Advertorials – Vote “No” On “Con Am” Ballot Measure

In this year’s General Election, voters will be asked to decide on a proposed constitutional amendment (Con Am) that would give the Legislature the authority to create one of the largest tax increases in Hawai‘i’s history. The ballot question reads: “Shall the legislature be authorized to establish, as provided by law, a surcharge on investment....
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Fighting Two Wars – Gov. David Ige: “Am I Adding To Your Legacy?”

Gov. David Y. Ige Governor of Hawai‘i (2015 to present) Aloha . . . It truly is an honor and a privilege for me to be here today as governor of the state of Hawai‘i. My grandparents, the Issei, immigrated to Hawai‘i from Japan and Okinawa more than a hundred years ago in search of....
“We can do better,” says former state Rep. Marcus Oshiro of the need to house the homeless. Oshiro recently joined the Hawai‘i Labor Relations Board.

Politics – Rep. Marcus Oshiro Reflects on Legislative Career

Veteran Wahiawa Lawmaker Joins Hawai‘i Labor Relations Board Richard Borreca Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Born in 1959, the year Hawai‘i became a state seems just the sort of perfect Hawai‘i political note for Marcus Oshiro, who recently ended his 23-year tenure as a member of the state House of Representatives. In late August, Gov.....

US Senate – Q&A With The Candidates

1) WHAT SHOULD BE DONE ABOUT THE YOUNG CHILDREN ATTEMPTING TO ENTER THE UNITED STATES ILLEGALLY — AND ALONE — FROM MEXICO AND CENTRAL AMERICA? CAM CAVASSO (Republican) Children do best when they are nurtured by...

Monday bullets

Never forgetting a day that lived in infamy. Big, big news for retired general Eric Shinseki. The debate rages on: red meat vs. soy. Young Japanese American professionals try to reconnect with their culture in California. A former...
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Fighting Two Wars – Adm. Harry B. Harris JR. : Nisei Warriors “All Heroes...

Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr. Commander, U.S. Pacific Command Editor’s note: One of the events of last month’s commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor by Japan was a grand tribute to the Nisei soldiers who stepped forward to serve their country in the dark days following the Dec. 7, 1941,....
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Election 2016 – Reason For Concern “What Big Issues and Ideals Do Elected Officials...

Gerald Kato Commentary Special to The Hawai‘i Herald   Editor’s note: With the general election less than three weeks away, the Herald asked University of Hawai‘i journalism professor Gerald Kato to share his observations on the current state...

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