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Buck Aaron Buchwach, American journalist. Recipient Communications Father of Year award Honolulu Chamber of Commerce, 1958; award of tribute for distinguished work in cause of statehood Territory of Hawaii, 1959; Distinguished award Hawaii chapter World Brotherhood, 1960; national award for distinguished reporting American Political Science Association, 1964; award for humanitarian service Hawaii Variety Club, 1974.


Buchwach, Buck Aaron was born on February 21, 1921 in Portland, Oregon, United States. Son of Morris B. and Lenya (Berez) Buchwach.


Bachelor of Science, University Oregon, 1942.


Reporter Honolulu Advertiser, 1946-1950, city editor, 1955-1958, managing editor, 1959-1970, executive editor, 1971-1986, editor-in-chief, 1986-1988, also board directors. Vice president, director Hawaii Newspaper Agency, 1963-1986. Executive consultant Milici, Valenti, Park & Gabriel/Advertising, Honolulu, since 1989.

President BeeBee Associates, since 1950.


Vice president HNA Charitable Foundation. Trustee Hula Bowl Committee Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Member American Society Newspaper Editors, University Oregon Alumni Association (president Hawaii 1947-1957), Honolulu Press Club (director 1947, 48, president 1949-1950, 72-74), Society Professional Journalists, Phi Beta Kappa.

Clubs: Variety, Honolulu Press, Pacific, Outrigger.


Married Elinor Stewart Akers, July 4, 1947. Children: Brett, Barbara, Bonita, Brian, Bruce. Married Margaret Anne Kehoe, July 13, 1962.

Children: Brendan, Barron.

Morris B. Buchwach

Lenya (Berez) Buchwach

Elinor Stewart Akers

Margaret Anne Kehoe

Brett Buchwach

Barbara Buchwach

Bonita Buchwach

Brian Buchwach

Bruce Buchwach

Brendan Buchwach

Barron Buchwach