The staff of Hawaii Hochi, Ltd. A bust of our founder, Fred Kinzaburo Makino can be seen in the background. The statue in the right foreground is of the late owner Konosuke Oishi of Shizuoka Shimbun.
Hawaii Hochi, the Herald’s sister publication, recently celebrated its centennial! The publication was started by Fred Kinzaburo Makino, a pioneer who fought for the rights of Hawaii’s Japanese American citizens. Pick up the latest issue and read all about the Japanese Language School Court Case and Makino’s role in the landmark U.S. Supreme Court Case.