Author: Curtis Narimatsu

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Hawaiian Telcom’s DSL

Hawaiian Telcom’s DSL
Venture capitalists/equity firms like Carlyle Group buy struggling outfits at fire sale price, do due diligence to fix up operationally, then sell to make quick buck. Carlyle via local clout Walt Dods saw golden opportunity to propagate …

Art Of Compromise

Art Of Compromise
Okinawa bestowed Jesse Shima 1901-2002 w/its highest award, which recognizes Jesse as the greatest Okinawan descendant in the U.S. The Okinawa Shimpo paid tribute to Jesse in 1981 via 30 page article extolling Jesse’s life story, titled, …

Tradition More Revered Among Luso Than Asian Progeny

Tradition More Revered Among Luso Than Asian Progeny
Portuguese/Luso today [4th generation] have been more on the ball than Chinese/Japanese in reduxing Luso ancient tradition, because Luso Catholicism is the singular constant that venerates custom/ heritage, unlike secular Chinese/Japanese. Yes, …

Black Jack Pershing 1860-1948

Black Jack Pershing 1860-1948
Another Missouri native, Jack taught African-American kids in school & developed great admiration for them. Jack went to West Point for higher education, not to become a career officer, but as fate would have it, …

Three Men

Three Men
Ike-appointed Gov. Sam Wilder King recorded highest vetoes vs. newfangled Dem majority solons. So Rep. Stan Hara tries to compromise w/King by watering down legislative bills, to which faladoo/noisebox Eddie De Mello goes berserk & tells all his …