Aloha Aina, Aloha Kupuna

By: Kurt Akamine Aloha Aina has been a term that has become (positively) pervasive in our society. I recently “googled” it and found this meaning: “Aloha ʻĀina, which literally means "love of the land", is…

A Memorable and Merry Holiday for Kupuna

The magic of the holidays is customarily marked by the anticipation of large family gatherings, chimes of jingle bells, and homes strewn with festive lights as far as the eye can see.  However, if we’re…

A Homage to Hometown Heroes

In his historic inaugural address over sixty years ago, the 35th President of the United States John. F. Kennedy inspired citizens across the country – emphasizing the importance of public service and civic action.  Americans…