Broken Trust: Greed, Mismanagement & Political Manipulation at America's Largest Charitable Trust
- Questions Relating to the Entire Book:
- Is there an important lesson to be learned from this book? If so, what is that lesson?
- Which person in the story do you admire the most? Why?
- Describe the kind of person you think would make a good Bishop Estate trustee. Do you think others view you now, or someday will view you, as that kind of person?
- If you could change anything about Kamehameha Schools, what would it be and who would benefit from that change? Would anyone be adversely affected by the change?
- If Princess Pauahi were alive today, what do you think she would be like? Is there anything that you would want to ask her?
- If Princess Pauahi were alive today, do you think she would want to change anything about Kamehameha Schools? Is there anything in her Will that she might want to change? Why?
- What is the most important thing you learned by reading this book? What makes it so important?
- What is the most interesting thing you learned by reading this book? What makes it so interesting?
- There is an old saying: “Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” Do you agree with the saying? Do you think it is relevant to this book? Explain.
- In the Afterword, Jan Hanohano Dill says the book triggered in him a feeling of kaumaha (heaviness and grief), and also pride. How did the book make you feel?