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The 442nd Regiment received more than 18,000 awards, including 9,500 Purple Hearts, 5,200 Bronze Star Medals, 588 Silver Stars, 52 Distinguished Service Crosses, 7 Distinguished Unit Citations, and twenty-one Congressional Medal of Honors. The 442nd Regiment was the most decorated unit for its size and length of service in...
BY SYDNEY ROSS SINGER - Does the Aloha State actually have a bullying problem? If you are Caucasian and from the Mainland, you will certainly think so. It doesn't matter how long you live here, or if you were even born here. If you are white, locals will still call...
BY LOWELL L. KALAPA - A number of questions about Hawaii’s general excise tax seem to resurface with great regularity as old-timers and newcomers encounter the peculiarities of this unique tax. The most often asked question is the rate of the tax. Statewide, the rate is 4% while on Oahu...
BY DARWIN CHING - The vacancy in the Honolulu Prosecutor’s office offers voters a golden opportunity to redefine its role.  Voters nationwide are rethinking our criminal justice policies and practices because of obvious failures.  Repeat offenders, rising crime, unsolved crimes and the enduring drug epidemic are evidence of these...
By Mark Lynas - I want to start with some apologies. For the record, here and upfront, I apologize for having spent several years ripping up GM crops. I am also sorry that I helped to start the anti-GM movement back in the mid 1990s, and that I thereby assisted...
by Rob Kay Editor's Note: This is the first of several interviews conducted with Tim Harmsen. If you're interested in Tim's picks for the AK be sure and read his interview at the The AK-47 Buyers guide. When I was a kid I remember sitting in front of our black &...
"Over the years, the United States has sent many of its fine young men and women into great peril to fight for freedom beyond our borders. The only amount of land we have ever asked for in return is enough to bury those that did not return." -- Colin...
by Rob Kay Editor’s note:  You don’t have to read the Wall Street Journal to know that prices on your favorite Black Rifles have dropped like a lead balloon. With Christmas here that gun you've been thinking about buying is (by now) more affordable. It’s not just the AR 15 platform where bargains can...
by Rob Kay Let me be upfront. This is not going to be the most unbiased firearm review I’ve ever posted. I was head-over-heels smitten with this pistol the first time I handled it earlier this year at the SHOT Show in Las Vegas. This was at an event dubbed “Industry Day...
BY DUANE A.VACHON, PH.D.  Of the hundreds of articles I have written concerning heroes to my knowledge only one has been about a civilian hero.  This will be my second. The number of civilians killed on December 7th 1941 during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor has never been...