About: Paula Bender

Paula Bender

Paula Bender (AA ⁏91 Kapiʻolani, BA ’94 Mānoa) is a Honolulu writer.



Stories by Paula Bender

Legacy of the President’s Mother

The election of President Barack Obama drew eyes to the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, where his parents met. But among some at the university, it is Obama’s late mother who stirs strong emotions of memory and hope.

Category: Cover Story · Features · Jan. 2009