Archive for the 'Observations on Domestic Affairs' Category

Jun 18 2010

Hawaii Elks Flag Day Services U.S.S. Missouri BB-63

Sunday June 13th was Flag Day and it was a fantastic opportunity to salute Old Glory aboard the U.S.S. Missouri. All Elk members and their guests were welcomed aboard for a private service to commemorate the adoption of the flag of the United States which happened that day by resolution of the Second Continental Congress […]

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Mar 18 2010

The Lost Art of Mentorship

All of us can remember back to a special teacher or coach that we admired. An adult who helped guide us as we grew in our professional development. I remember my first mentor was my high school marketing teacher Ms. Doreen Corrente. She was my DECA advisor for three years and served as my chaperone […]

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Mar 06 2010

An Unlikely Presidential Reunion

Whatever side of the aisle you are on, Republican or Democrat, I recommend you click this link to watch a humorous short video from featuring past presidents giving President Obama a surprise visit. I don’t want to give too much away. It was directed by Ron Howard, shot in 15 hours and highlights the […]

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Feb 18 2010

SpongeBob Helps President Obama Make it the Best Day Ever!

President Obama is under a lot of  pressure. He needs a sidekick to help him keep things in perspective and support him at all times. A Laverne to his Shirley, a Spock to his Captain Kirk, a Richie to his Fonzie. In fact this week an article in the Honolulu Advertiser stated the Hawaii Department […]

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Feb 15 2010

America vs The Americas

What does the term “American” really mean? I have heard of American Pie, American Express and American Airlines but really what is an American? At nineteen I went to school in the Caribbean and it was explained to me by a Panamanian and Venezuelan that geographically there is not one America – but three Americas. […]

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