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Entries from May 29th, 2004

Goo in the News

May 29th, 2004 by Ryan Ozawa · 1 Comment · Miscellaneous

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 Capitol is a modernist landmark, […]

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Yipes

May 22nd, 2004 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Miscellaneous

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…

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Queen of the Road

May 18th, 2004 by Ryan Ozawa · 3 Comments · Miscellaneous

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 woman” tone, it is still […]

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Obituary

May 17th, 2004 by Ryan Ozawa · Comments Off · Miscellaneous

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; brother Paul Caitano; sisters Maria […]

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