Chapter . Remembering Corky

Corky Trinidad was a treasure in paradise, drawing editorial cartoons for The Honolulu Star-Bulletin for forty years. He was every cartoonist’s friend and a mentor to Hawaii’s young cartoonists. Corky was also incredibly prolific, drawing a mind blowing two cartoons a day, with a color cartoon on the front page of the paper and a second cartoon on the editorial page.

Hawaii has its own unique culture which Corky personified; he was the ultimate local cartoonist. Hawaii has a crazy stew of politics that is steeped in complex back-stories and cultural flavor that Corky mastered and served up with warm, gentle humor, every day. We posted Corky’s national cartoons on our site and in our previous Best Political ...

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