Hawaii – Geneva of the Pacific?

Providing leadership and support for a strong and conscientious movement toward global peace and the dismantling of all nuclear weaponry must be Hawaii’s response to the events of this past Saturday morning.

Missile scare far more than an ‘unfortunate error’

Saturday’s missile scare has been described as an epic failure. It was. It has been called inexcusable. It was. It has been referred to as something that caused panic. It did. And it has been said those responsible must be held accountable. They must.

We need to understand Korea

The outstanding presentation “Putting Korea in Context,” given by Jon Letman and Mark Ombrello at KCC, was an opportunity to understand the situation between the USA and North Korea.

Abuse victims need to speak up to stop the abusers

In October I posted a page to my blog and titled it “#me too.” I hesitated to take it any further than that, not knowing how much I actually wanted to share, but have finally decided if we don’t share our stories, sexual harassment will just continue.

Race should not determine league eligibility

Now that AJA (Americans of Japanese Ancestry) baseball has once again started, a few comments should be made about this fine league. I would be extremely remiss in not bringing up my long battle with these AJA heads to open their league to any person, male or female, black, white or yellow, who has the ability to compete in their league.