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Rearview Mirror: For some Hawaii residents, it’s a small world after all

  • PHOTO COURTESY MICHAEL LILLY
                                When “Sprock,” left, learned the Lillys were from Hawaii, he asked Michael Lilly, second from left, whether he knew Zadoc Brown, who also visited England from Hawaii. “He’s my childhood friend,” Lilly replied. Also pictured are Tony Lilly and John Challis, right.

    PHOTO COURTESY MICHAEL LILLY

    When “Sprock,” left, learned the Lillys were from Hawaii, he asked Michael Lilly, second from left, whether he knew Zadoc Brown, who also visited England from Hawaii. “He’s my childhood friend,” Lilly replied. Also pictured are Tony Lilly and John Challis, right.

  • PHOTO COURTESY SUSAN ROBINSON
                                Susan Robinson stands in front of her childhood home in York, Pa., the same home Honolulu Star- Bulletin Editor Bud Smyser lived in before her.

    PHOTO COURTESY SUSAN ROBINSON

    Susan Robinson stands in front of her childhood home in York, Pa., the same home Honolulu Star- Bulletin Editor Bud Smyser lived in before her.

My wife and I visited Australia and New Zealand 10 years ago. When we boarded the plane in Auckland to come home, I heard a voice call my name. It was a former student of mine from Hawaii Pacific University. Read more

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