Japan’s Public Communal Baths Existed in Hawai‘i, Too Kevin Y. Kawamoto Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Growing up in Hawai‘i, I often heard my father referring to his childhood when he had helped his mother clean their family furo (aka ofuro, a deep Japanese bathtub). I knew the real, old-fashioned ofuro; the Mö‘ili‘ili home of…

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