Articles by: Hawaii Reporter

The Jones Act

on September 27, 2019, 7:02 AM / in National News, State News

By  Tom Yamachika |  Hawaii Reporter Here in Hawaii, we are intensely dependent on goods that come into the State from faraway places, whether it be the U.S. mainland, Asia, or anywhere else in the world.  Part of the Merchant Marine Act of 1920, more commonly known as the “Jones Act,” affects us greatly because it prohibits any ship from carrying […]

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The Most Decorated Unit in American History — (442nd REGIMENT)

The Most Decorated Unit in American History — (442nd REGIMENT)

on September 9, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

BY DUANE ALLEN VACHON, PH.D. Duane A. Vachon PhD is a psychologist and a Secular Franciscan. He has several books published and has had hundreds of articles on social justice and spiritual issues published. His Doctoral thesis on ethics has set the standard at many universities. Reach Dr. Vachon at vachon.duane@gmail.com The 442nd Regiment received more than 18,000 awards, including […]

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Hawaii will go bust by 2016, Senate minority leader says

Hawaii will go bust by 2016, Senate minority leader says

on October 3, 2014, 7:18 AM / in National News, News

Editor’s Note: The death of liberalism usually comes when the price tag rises too great. HONOLULU — Hawaii Senate Minority Leader Sam Slom is warning fellow lawmakers he has serious concerns about the state’s economic future. Slom, the only Republican in the 25-member Senate, cites the Council on Revenues’ recent downgraded economic forecast indicating Hawaii is in a much worse financial […]

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