Hawaiians Do Not Understand America’s 4th of July

As our young people tear down statues, call the nation racist, we must ask ourselves how it's possible they have such a dismal and distorted understanding of U.S., Hawaiian and world history. Certainly don't blame teachers or the school system. I know what goes on. Students are more interested in texting each other and finding … Continue reading Hawaiians Do Not Understand America’s 4th of July

A Simple Message of Truth

The Civil Beat team blocked my post to Trisha Kehaulani Watson's article yesterday, “Thinking of Hawaii’s Treasures as Notre Dame Burned.” She advocates to continue humankind’s practice of funding and building monuments to dead relatives and ancestors, while our keiki and families are starving, homeless and lack proper education opportunities. My Brazilian Facebook friend posted … Continue reading A Simple Message of Truth