Meet Carole Hayashino, the new president and executive director of the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii. Find out what plans this energetic Sansei, who was heavily involved with the Japanese American redress movement, has in store for the longtime ethnic organization in this edition of the Herald.


In this issue, we’ll also take you inside the Sakamaki/Hawley Collection of rare Okinawan artifacts at UH’s Hamilton Library as well as provide insight on the “revolving door” of Japan’s short-term prime ministers.

Plus, columns by Wayne Muromoto, Louis Wai, Shara Yuki Enay, Kevin Kawamoto, and much, much more.

The Herald is available at Hakubundo Bookstore; Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii’s gift shop; Marukai Wholesale Mart (Dilingham and Ward); Shirokiya; the Kahala, Kaimuki and McCully Times Super Markets; and the Hawaii Hochi Office building located at:

917 Kokea St.
Honolulu, HI 96817

We can also be reached by phone at (808) 845-2255.


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