Black Swan by Marko Knuutila

Hawai‘i’s Black Swan Event

By: Tom Coffman | Commentary | Special to The Hawai‘i Herald | In 2007, a writer named N.N. Taleb published a book called “The Black Swan Event.”

Who Gets Your Vote For Governor? – Q&A With The Candidates

1) WHAT WILL BE YOUR TOP THREE PRIORITIES UPON TAKING OFFICE? NEIL ABERCROMBIE (Democrat) Education: There is no greater investment we can make in our future than education. We look forward to providing preschool for all...

Charles Djou For Mayor: A Leader We Trust

Charles is a husband, a dad, a son and a public servant. Charles’ priority at every level of his life and career is to take care of people. From his family, to his city,...
Photos of Governor David Ige and Colleen Hanabusa, as we prepare for 2018 Election

Politics – Ige? Hanabusa? Or a Strong Alternative?

Who Will Emerge as the Democrats’ Candidate for Governor in 2018? Richard Borreca Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Almost four years ago, former Hawai‘i Govs. Ben Cayetano and George Ari- yoshi had agreed to endorse and support the elections of both Colleen Hanabusa and David Ige. Of course, in 2014, Hanabusa was running against Sen.....

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...
Group photo of campaign supporters holding signs featuring 'Sharon Moriwaki' with Democratic Candidate, Sharon Moriwaki

Political Advertorials – Sharon Moriwaki “A Voice for US at the State Capitol”

Democratic Candidate for State Senate District 12 — Waikïkï, Ala Moana, Kaka‘ako, Sheridan, McCully, Mö‘ili‘ili My name is Sharon Moriwaki. I was born into a Sheridan-area home and have been a Kaka‘ako resident for the last decade. I’ve seen how much unchecked luxury tower construction has changed our neighborhood. Offshore investors came first, residents were wrongly....

Tuesday bullets

Japanese and Japanese American music acts fill out the bill of Los Angeles' upcoming Pacific Music Live festival. An interesting look at how life will drastically change following the presidential election in the sleepy town...

Friday bullets

Haruki Murakami, former jazz club-owner turned award-winning writer, sits down with the San Francisco Chronicle for a little Q&A. More election talk once again. As the Big Day approaches, Asian Americans across the country are...
Photo of Members of the 1955 territorial House of Representatives

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...
Ellen Fukumoto with his parents, Grace and Tadashi Fukumoto

Political Advertorial – Elton Fukumoto

Democratic Candidate for State House of Representatives District 23 – Mänoa, Punahou, University, Mö‘ili‘ili My name is Elton Fukumoto and I am running for the State House of Representatives, District 23. If Isaac Choy was your representative, you live in District 23. I’m running because: 1) I’ll be an effective legislator, and 2) I have....

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