Letters to the Editor - Letters

Letters to the Editor - Letters

There are 5 comments on the Honolulu Star-Bulletin story from Feb 6, 2009, titled Letters to the Editor - Letters. In it, Honolulu Star-Bulletin reports that:

The incident at Koko Head illustrates the need for our legislators and governor to pass Senate Bill 327, related to concealed carry.

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Keith Haugen

AOL

#1 Feb 6, 2009
Aloha:

It is not necessary to pigeonhole Barrack Obama, as a hapa-haole, or whatever. Let's get past that line of thinking and simply call him Barack, or Mr. President.

That he was the first hapa-haole elected to that office was news on election day and inauguration day. It is not news today and will not be news tomorrow.

Who really cares that his father was born in Kenya? Does that mean that we should hyphenate every person who is not of a single race, ethnicity or national origin?

I refuse to be hyphenated. I'm an American. Yes, proud of my ancestral heritage, but still an American, period.

For those who need to identify Barack in some special way, call him the first Hawai`i-born President of the United States.

Me ka pono,

Keith Haugen
Nu`uanu
Big J-Hawaii Kai

United States

#2 Feb 6, 2009
In ref to Betsy Connors ltr 'Flyover' will destroy beautiful views forever, I'm anxious to hear your possible solution to the traffic gridlock. So tell us Betsy, please do. I'm quite confident that we would all like to hear your solution.
McCain

San Diego, CA

#3 Feb 6, 2009
Several generations ago my ancestors came to America from Europe. They never looked back. I am NOT an european American. I do not give a fig about europe.
Turd World Hawaii

Honolulu, HI

#5 Feb 6, 2009
Keith Haugen wrote:
Aloha:
It is not necessary to pigeonhole Barrack Obama, as a hapa-haole, or whatever. Let's get past that line of thinking and simply call him Barack, or Mr. President.
That he was the first hapa-haole elected to that office was news on election day and inauguration day. It is not news today and will not be news tomorrow.
Who really cares that his father was born in Kenya? Does that mean that we should hyphenate every person who is not of a single race, ethnicity or national origin?
I refuse to be hyphenated. I'm an American. Yes, proud of my ancestral heritage, but still an American, period.
For those who need to identify Barack in some special way, call him the first Hawai`i-born President of the United States.
Me ka pono,
Keith Haugen
Nu`uanu
How about Dear Leader? Or maybe J*e*r*k-off in Chief.

Since: Aug 08

Wahiawa, HI

#6 Feb 6, 2009
Hyphenated-American.... that's the problem.
What we need is more Americans.

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