Letters to the Publisher

A "Tale of an Eviction" side story It is a rare thing to hear from a reader about my written work. Most times it’s a short text or email to me saying, in effect “atta boy” or “nice work”. Even when I was running my podcast “The SuperflyOz Podcast: from April 2017 – April 2019, I would only from time to time hear from a listener. My policy then was ...
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The Museum Strikes Back

A tale of an eviction, part IV It seems that the Naval Air Museum Barbers Point call for help was heard, and they are able to fight for another day. PC: "Malpractice Lawsuit, Injury - Scrabble" by weiss_paarz_photos is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0  On the 12th of December, the Museum through its lawyer, Mitchell S. Wong, filed a civil claim against the State of Hawaii Department of Transportation, Airports Division, asking for relief ...
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The Lunchbox Politician

As I have been watching the two main political parties duke it out, one thing I have become very perceptive of is image. How each one portrays themselves to voters has become a fascinating examination of how, indeed, Republicans and Democrats have changed over the years. Because of that change, it seems more and more that the average voter, in relation to the candidate, have almost nothing in common with ...
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A tale of an eviction, Part III

SOMETIMES YOU WONDER who edits articles in the newspaper. Case in point an article in the Sunday Honolulu Star Advertiser on November 24. In the features section, it reported on the arrival of a new company to Hawaii to start charter plane operations between the islands. Aloha Wing Spirit, the name of the company, was reported to bring in a new type of plane, a Honda Jet Elite, to start ...
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A tale of an eviction Part 2

AS A PERSON WHO WORKED IN NEWSPAPERS in the past, I learned that there are, most times, two sides to a story. So when I first got wind of this story, I didn’t want to just be the cheerleader advocating for one side or the other. That is the reader’s job. My job is to try to relay what I found out in talking to all sides. The impartiality that ...
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