Saturday Sep 13
Former Sen. Daniel Akaka turns 90 years old
Senator Daniel Akaka celebrating his 90th birthday today here in Honolulu KITV 4's Pete Caggiano is at the celebration... Hey Pete... That's right we're here live at the Mission Memorial Auditorium on the grounds of Honolulu Hale we're people are filing in to honor the 90th birthday of one of Hawaii's longest serving and most liked senators... Now The former senator bid good by to washington and political office on January 3, 2013. He is known for his friendly demeanor and overall likable character.
Almanac for Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014
Those born on this date are under the sign of Virgo. They include German optician Carl Zeiss in 1816; short story writer O. Henry in 1862; British author D.H. Lawrence in 1885; Jimmie Davis, former Louisiana governor and songwriter in 1899; College Football Hall of Fame Coach Paul "Bear" Bryant in 1913; former Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos in 1917; Pro Football Hall of Fame Coach Tom Landry in 1924; former U.S. Sen. Daniel Akaka, D-Hawaii, also in 1924 ; Russian cosmonaut Gherman Titov, the second man in space, in 1935; filmmaker Brian De Palma in 1940 ; entertainer Lola Falana in 1942 ; Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Mickey Hart in 1943 ; guitarist Leo Kottke in 1945 ; actors Amy Madigan in 1950 , Virginia Madsen in 1961 ; Kristy McNichol in 1962 ; Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in 1965 ; singer Moby, born Richard Hall, also in 1965 ; actor/singer Harry Connick Jr. in 1967 ... (more)
The Daily Record
Celebrity odds and ends
The network said Tuesday that Kelli O'Hara will play Mrs. Darling, the wife of George Darling and mother of the Darling children -- Wendy, John and Michael -- in the live telecast of the musical airing Dec. 4. O'Hara received Tony nominations for "South Pacific," "The Pajama Game," "The Light in the Piazza," "Nice Work If You Can Get It" and "The Bridges of Madison County." Next spring, she will return to Broadway in the revival of the classic 1951 Rodgers and Hammerstein musical "The King and I," starring Ken Watanabe.
Tribute to former US Senator Akaka
Honolulu will pay tribute to former U.S. Senator Daniel Akaka as he celebrates his 90th birthday. The retired senator turns 90 on Thursday.
The Heritage Foundation
The Obama Administration's Attempt to Balkanize Hawaii
In its latest assault on the U.S. Constitution, the Obama Administration has issued an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking -new regulations that would require the Administration to recognize so-called Native Hawaiians as an Indian tribe entitled to separate and independent sovereignty.