Anthony Dias Souza was born 1935 at Ahualoa, Hamakua, Hawaii. He attended Saint Patrick's School, Kaimuki, Oahu, Hawaii and Graduated Saint Louis College, Kaimuki, Oahu, Hawaii (now called Chaminade College). Later he attended Yale University Institute of Far Eastern Studies courtesy of the United States Government and served in U.S. intelligence service in the Pacific/Far East theater for three years. Upon returning stateside, he further pursued his education in southern California during which time served as special liaison for Los Angeles area congressman and, later, as area coordinator for the mayor of Los Angeles. Later, he served as editor and publisher of The Harbor Alternative - a Los Angeles Harbor region bi-monthly community newspaper and as a partner in a public relations firm, primarily geared to political campaigns but also organized and staged rock concerts in the region including the calamitous California Music Faire. Now retired, he devotes his time to his research and writing.