In a way, former Hawaii House Speaker and Maui Mayor Elmer Cravalho, who died in June 2016 at the age of 90, has returned from the grave. Apparently, Cravalho recorded a video interview back in 2014 with Maui District Superintendent of Education Darrell Oishi. According to this article from today's Maui News, Cravalho forbade the airing of that video until after his … [Read more...] about Video interview with late Maui Mayor Elmer Cravalho to air for first time TONIGHT
The opportunity to revisit the 1953 Best Picture Oscar winner From Here to Eternity on a Maui movie theater screen is as much an event for film buffs as it is a homecoming for this classic drama. Montgomery Clift stars as Robert E. Lee Prewitt, a soldier and bugler based at Schofield Barracks on Oahu. Prewitt immediately distinguishes himself from the other soldiers by … [Read more...] about FROM HERE TO ETERNITY Old Movie Review
Elmer Cravalho was a rare individual who made a mark on both Maui and Hawaii history. A man of considerable intelligence and energy, he wielded tremendous power on state and county stages for 25 years. But in the days following his death on June 27 at the age of 90, the obituaries for Cravalho that appeared in The Maui News and Honolulu Star-Advertiser amounted to thin … [Read more...] about Using newly declassified documents, we examine the legacy of Elmer Cravalho, Maui County’s most important political leader.
Like a very small percentage of high school seniors and recent graduates, Maui native and H. P. Baldwin High School grad Benjamin Wuthrich anxiously awaits word from the United States Military Academy at West Point for an admission, or Appointment, to the Academy. These cadet-hopefuls, more than 10,000 of them, are eagerly checking their mailboxes on a daily basis, hoping to … [Read more...] about From Baldwin to Beast: One Baldwin High grad’s quest to go to West Point
Hawaii will lose around 1,400 soldiers at Schofield Barracks and Fort Shafter as a result of new U.S. Army force reductions, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported yesterday. A few months ago, the Army had threatened to move 20,000 soldiers out of Hawaii, which made nearly every state official (except Maui Rep. Kaniela Ing) howl in protest. All things considered, the … [Read more...] about Hawaii officials react to US Army reduction announcement