Japanese Women’s Society Foundation to Celebrate 60th Anniversary

The Japanese Women’s Society Foundation will celebrate its 60º anniversary at a luncheon set for Sunday, July 27, at the Hawaii Prince Hotel. The event is titled “Sixty Years of Linking Generations” and is...

Farewell to “A Very Special Soldier”

Dick Shigemi Hamada of Honolulu died May 27. He was 92 years old. Hamada was born in Kukuihaele on Hawai‘i island and was a retired planner and estimator supervisor at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard...

“From Kau Kau to Cuisine”

Food, like music, is one of those universal “languages” that everyone can understand and one that is open to various interpretations. Former Hawai‘i Herald editor Arnold Hiura explores the evolution of food, past and...

Edible Cherry Blossoms… Emergency Numbers… and the Liter Lowdown

Beautiful and tasty. Is there anything more symbolic of Japan than cherry blossoms in bloom in springtime? Well, maybe a snow-capped Mount Fuji. Or the rising sun on the Japanese flag. Sakura trees are...

Growing Mustard Cabbage

If you’re looking for something natural and non-chemical to clear your sinuses, consider a mustard cabbage tsukemono (pickled vegetable). You’ll find that it is not only a pungent vegetable, but a tasty cabbage, as...

Doc’s MLB All-Star Game Fantasy Team

The annual Major League Baseball All-Star Game is a little over a week away, on July 15 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minn. Maui’s Kurt Suzuki is having the best year of his MLB career...

Disney “Frozen” Warms Hearts of Japanese Women

Michiko Miyata was never a fan of Disney movies, thinking they were only for young people. So imagine her surprise when she saw Disney’s latest animated film about a princess with ice powers and...

Book on “Sugihara Survivors” Published in English

TÖKYÖ — A former official of the Japan National Tourism Organization has released an English-language version of his research on the wartime escape of Jews from Nazi persecution via Japan. Akira Kitade, 70, published his...

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