Today marks the 63rd anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima. Let’s all do our best to ensure that there is peace in this world and that tragedies like the one in 1945 never happen again.
- Speaking of which, a ceremony in Oak Ridge held a ceremony for that very purpose. Be sure to check out the next issue of the Hawaii Herald to read about the Hiroshima Commemoration and Peace Service at the Izumo Taishakyo Mission here in Honolulu.
- High school students from Ohio and Japan blend their cultures as part of the Saitama-Ohio sister-state relationship. Click here to find out how Bruce Springsteen was involved.
- Are you an American male? Are you older than 18 and younger than 30? Shorter than 6-feet-2? Well, you could be an extra in a new movie about the final days of World War II.
- Haley Ishimatsu is a fourth-generation Japanese-American who’s grandparents were interned during World War II. On August 12, she will compete for America in the Olympics. David Woods of the Indy Star writes this interesting story.
Photos: From today’s Hiroshima Commemoration and Peace Service at the Izumo Taishakyo Mission in Honolulu.