Spotlight – SECOND PLAYER SCORE: BRIAN TASHIMA

July 8 marked the 50th anniversary of the television series broadcast “Android Kikaidä,” a Japanese tokusatsu (live action with special effects). In celebration, the rock band Second Player Score released a cover of “Go...

Hawaii Music Culture – WAS IT WRITTEN IN THE STARS?

Pali Ka‘aihue: Discovering Life’s Nonstop Adventures Lois Kajiwara At the age of five, Pali Ka‘aihue was introduced to music and KIKU-TV, two key elements that would later become huge influences in his life. Fast forward to...
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Veteran History – THE LEGACY OF INCLUSION

Tom Coffman Commentary Writer’s note: With the help of many, including the Sons and Daughter of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, I worked over a 10-year period on researching and writing “Inclusion.” The goal was a...

Mind-Body Wellness – HONOR ANCESTORS AND YOUR BODY

Dr. Chad Sato Hawai‘i Herald Columnist According to Wikipedia, Obon is a Japanese Buddhist tradition that was adopted from the Chinese “ghost festival,” which honors your ancestors’ spirits. This tradition’s origin was from the story of...
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Bulletin Board – HAWAII UNITED OKINAWA ASSOCIATION KARII 2022

WHO/WHAT: Meaning “cheers” or “toast” in Okinawan, Karii is a 21 and over event, featuring samples of adult beverages from specialty mixed drinks to beer, awamori and sake as well as assorted tasting dishes....

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