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Culture 4 Kids!

CULTURE 4 KIDS! By Carolyn Kubota Morinishi and Marian Kurasaki Kubota
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Rethinking The Holidays

DEAR FRANCES By Frances H. Kakugawa

Welcome “Year Of The Sheep!”

“I am a passive onlooker I let bygones be bygones Goodness brings me fortune I believe in the human race I understand the meaning of giving My cup is never empty I am loyal and just and in others I...

Pichah Dis Too

Lee A. Tonouchi Special to Da Hawai‘i Herald I not huhu dat my parents and grandparents nevah buy me no Okinawan children’s picture books when I wuz small. For one ting, nevah have too much back...

Why The Rainbow Shines on Rainbow’s

Louis Wai Hawai‘i Herald Columnist Oh yeah, no pain. About 25 years ago, I was walking past the Prince Kühiö Federal Building on Halekauwila Street in downtown Honolulu when I saw a young man barking at...

Oh, Goodie! Tasaka Guri Guri

This past year, Maui’s Tasaka Guri Guri marked a business milestone, celebrating 40 years at its location in the Maui Mall in Kahului. But even more impressive about the Valley Isle treat is that...

“Aloha ‘Äina, Volume II” – Hana Hou!

Margaret Shiba Special to The Hawaii Herald “We were a family of families. . .” wrote Derek Kurisu in his personal reflection of the values that guided his upbringing in the close-knit Hämäkua Coast plantation community...

“Aloha ‘Äina, Volume II” – Editor’s Insights

Gloria R. Kobayashi Special to The Hawai‘i Herald The first story in “Aloha ‘Äina, Volume II, More Big Island Memories” is titled “Architect Extraordinaire.” It highlights the life of Frank Arakawa, who was Hawai‘i County’s deputy...

Mark Oyama’s ‘Ono Pursuits

David Y. Iha Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Nearly three decades ago, I observed a high school student driving around the streets of Kaua‘i in a Nissan 240Z, which left me wondering how a teenager could...
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