Monthly Archive: May 2004

Goo in the News

Goo in the News

The smelly, algae-filled “reflecting pools” at the Hawaii State Capitol have been a longtime source of frustrated and disgusted commentary, but now the disgusting wet mess has hit the big time. Tomorrow’s New York Times features an article titled, In a Sparkling State, Goo Fills the Symbolic Pools: Hawaii’s 35-year-old...

Yipes

Yipes

A whole lot of wacky stuff went down in our neighborhood yesterday. Carjackings, gunfire, injured feet. I mean, our apartment is smack dab in the middle of the Honolulu Advertiser‘s helpful infographic map of the fiasco. We have been thinking of moving in with my mom in Mililani…

Queen of the Road

Queen of the Road

One of my family’s most cherished documents is a 1962 article in the Honolulu Advertiser profiling my grandmother. While it just happened to be written during the brief period she was married to her second and long-forgotten husband (thus the last name Burkhart), and has that 1960s “gee-whiz a working...

Obituary

Obituary

From the Honolulu Star-Bulletin, May 17, 2004: “Irene Caitano Henderson – May 13, 2004 – Irene Caitano Henderson, 86, of Mililani, an Ilani’s Express Service owner in Kohala, Hawaii, died in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Albert and Jack Kayatani; daughter Myra Ozawa;...