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reviewed Honor Killing: How The Infamous "Mass.... January 27, 2011
Honor Killing How The Infamous Massie Affair Tran
To be honest, I had never ever even heard of the bizarre and extremely unfortunate events that took place in the U.S. territory of Hawaii back in 1931 and 1932.  But the truth is that the events depicted in David E. Stannard's "Honor Killing:  How The Infamous 'Massie' Affair Transformed Hawaii" would over time affect significant changes in attitudes about race relations, …
reviewed The Tattoo. June 19, 2010
The Tattoo
This is a great book for readers who want to look at the "other" side of Hawaii. A lot of people see Hawaii as paradise and are not aware of what really goes on in Hawaii. In "The Tattoo" it follows a man who lives in a town called Kahalu'u on the windward side of Oahu.      The book has a lot of Hawaii slangs that you hear, …
reviewed The Dream Begins: How Hawaii Shaped B.... January 20, 2009
The Dream Begins: How Hawaii Shaped Barack Obama
No one who didn't grow up in the unique atmosphere of Hawai`i -- particularly Hawai`i in the heady 1970s, when Barack Obama was attending the state's second-best preparatory school -- can ever entirely grasp what that place was like and how it shapes a person. I was there too for while (except for the school part), so I can attest that "The Dream Begins" is not another hagiographic biography of The …
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