‘Companies We Keep’ offers stories of the islands’ history
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COURTESY BOB SIGALL
Rearview Mirror columnist Bob Sigall’s fifth “The Companies We Keep” came out this past fall and has dozens of stories.
Maui boy Samuel C. Armstrong rose to brigadier general during the Civil War. He later founded Hampton Institute in Virginia to educate newly freed slaves.
Jackie Kennedy and her children vacationed in Hawaii in 1966. Over 4,000 people greeted them at the airport.
Mark Twain was 30 when he came to Hawaii. His talks about the islands helped launch his career.
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