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Fighting Two Wars – Gov. George Ariyoshi: Child’s Selflessness Forecast Japan’s Recovery

Gov. George R. Ariyoshi Governor of Hawai‘i, 1974 to 1986 Aloha everyone . . . Before I say very much, I want to express my appreciation to all of the veterans who served and made it possible for a younger person like me to be able to move after you, and I thank you very....
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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....
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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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Who Will Be Honolulu’s Next Mayor? – Where Do They Stand On The Issues?

Editor’s note: Thirteen candidates are vying to be Honolulu’s next mayor, including the incumbent mayor. Some of the candidates are familiar faces, having run for public office in the past. If any of them...

Kirk Caldwell Is Grateful To Be Your Mayor

Kirk Caldwell was born in Waipahu and raised in Hilo, the oldest son of a plantation and country doctor. He studied Urban Planning and Economics at Tufts University, earned an M.A. from the Fletcher...

Douglas Crum For Office Of Hawaiian Affairs Trustee

Fresh ideas are always important for any organization. I will bring a much-needed new viewpoint to an organization that has had almost the same representatives for decades. With that new viewpoint, I can offer...

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,...

Colleen Hanabusa For U.S. Congress

Throughout her career, Colleen Hanabusa has proven to be an effective common-sense leader who has delivered for the people of Hawai‘i. Colleen was born in Honolulu and raised on O‘ahu’s Wai‘anae Coast, where her parents,...

Kim Coco Iwamoto For State Senate

Question: Kim Coco, your father, Robert Noboru Iwamoto Jr., is President of Roberts Hawaii Tours and a well-known businessman. Can you tell us more about your mother? Kim Coco: My mother, Toshiko Asamen, was born...

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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