Sunday, January 15th, 2012

NewsTaco Weekly Roundup: Jan. 9-15, 2012

Hi there, this week I wanted to point out that NewsTaco snagged the only exclusive interview with @MexicanMitt, a character mocking the presidential candidate on Twitter. That’s my top pick this week, although we had a bunch of awesome stories that I wanted to draw your attention to. Fun stuff included reminiscing about how Latinas

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

1 In 10 Hawaiians Is Latino

One in 10 Hawaii in residence identifies as a Latino, according to a recent report, this represents an increase of 38% since the year 2000. The Latino population in Hawaii represents 9% of the population, 89% of...

Friday, November 18th, 2011

George Clooney Shines In “The Descendants”

By Gabrielle Adelle, Courtesy The Young Folks When the trailer first came out for The Descendants, I was pretty unimpressed. I love George Clooney and Alexander Payne, so having the two working together should be something I...

Thursday, February 17th, 2011

NewsTaco To Go: Cure For Baldness, Middle East, Immigration, Babies And Gays

Scientists may have accidentally discovered the cure for baldness, at least baldness due to stress. The researchers were studying stress-related stomach problems by injecting mice with a stress-blocking compound, which had the side effect of prompting hair growth. Hawaii...

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

Latinos In Hawaiian History

A totally unexpected and educative story from the Honolulu Weekly this week shows that Latinos have a long history in that state. The story starts off talking about Don Francisco de Paula Marin’s arrival there as a...