I bought a 1996 Honda Civic EX.
The plastic latch to pop the hood was broke off, but I was still able to pull the cable with pliers.
I was thinking to get a new Cable release handle from a scrapyard but what if it break again...
So i decided to make one that would not break somehow.
This was my solution to the problem. A T-Handle Tap Wrench.
To install it simply remove some plastic at the tip of the handle cable.
Cut the T-Handle Tap Wrench handle to the length you want. I use a dremel to cut the handle.
Insert the T-Handle Tap Wrench on the tip of the cable handle and tight the T-Handle Tap Wrench around it.
That's all there is to it, simple and solid.