I write because of the suggestion that Hawaiians were “the bad guys” in Catherine Lo’s article on the 1924 Massacre. She states: “some…sharpshooters mostly Hawaiian who were deputized by the County of Kauai as special police…who fired the first shot, the preponderance of accounts points to the special police.”
The plan was to release the book (“Shrouded in Mystery: The Unveiling of the Hanapepe Massacre”) at the 18th biennial conference of FANHS (Filipino American National Historical Society) on July 15-18, 2020, at Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, Honolulu, under the sponsorship of the society’s state chapter as conference host.
Since March (COVID-19 outbreak) and the lack of visitors in the Po‘ipu area, I have been enjoying a long walk along the South Shore.
Hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30, and families are encouraged to take some simple steps that can save their lives if Hawai‘i is hit by a major disaster.