Before his current career as a bus operator with O‘ahu Transit Services, where he’s been for more than 30 years, Ralph Aviles was a professional featherweight boxer. At one point, he ranked third in the world in his division.
The 2016 Presidential Election will be remembered for many things. The ongoing rancor that drove the energy of this election may be a force that’s here to stay. What about us? Has the meanness movement reach our shores? Locally, issues like rail, homelessness and GMOs have created disagreement and division among Hawai‘i people.
This biographical profile uses Muhammad Ali’s most memorable quotes to frame his life story. Follow Ali’s path from his birth as Cassius Clay, through his boxing successes, his conversion to Islam, his opposition to the draft, his exile from the ring, his comeback fights, his battle with Parkinson’s disease and his inspirational re-emergence at […]