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2021 New Year's Special Edition

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Editor’s Note – 2020 TAUGHT US RESILIENCE, GRATITUDE AND ALOHA

Jodie Chiemi Ching HAPPY NEW YEAR! Let’s face it, 2020 was all hammajang! But that’s okay, because as a community we are feeling stronger, wiser and more grateful. Like many of you, I lost a...
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Nengajo – WELCOME THE “YEAR OF THE OX”

Happy New Year! The artwork in this two-page spread come from The Hawai’i Herald’s past New Year’s special editions. Every year, the Hawaii Association of Teachers of Japanese sponsors a nengajö, or New Year’s card,...
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Sidebar: What Is ACOUSTIC NEUROMA?

An acoustic neuroma, also called a vestibular schwannoma, is a rare, non-cancerous tumor. • These tumors do not spread (metastasize) to other parts of the body. The brain is not invaded by the acoustic tumor,...

Bulletin Board – HUOA UCHINANCHU OF THE YEAR

WHO/WHAT: The Hawaii United Okinawa Association presents its 71st Installation celebration, which honors the “Uchinanchu (Okinawan person) of the Year” from each of its 49 clubs, representing the best of over 40,000 HUOA members....
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In Our Community

Photos by Wayne Shimbara DEC. 6: TOYS FOR TOTS DEC. 28: MOCHITSUKI AT NICHIREN MISSION OF HAWAII

Aloha From Bamboo Ridge

“THE BOWL” Marie Hara Reprinted with Permission (2007) My friend who runs a restaurant in Mänoa came back from Laos where he served for a month as a Buddhist priest. Billy did this after his uncle, head...
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Your Social Security – Social Security Benefits Increase in 2021

Jane Burigsay Courtesy: Social Security Administration Nearly 70 million Americans will see a 1.3% increase in their Social Security benefits and Supplemental Security Income payments in 2021. Federal benefit rates increase when the cost-of-living rises, as...
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Ryan’s Table – 2021– NEW YEAR, SAME PANDEMIC

Ryan Tatsumoto Hawai‘i Herald Columnist Shinnen akemashite omedetö gozaimasu (Happy New Year)! Of course, though the year has changed numerically, we’re still in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic which requires face masks, eye protection (at...

In His Own Words: RICHARD SHIGEICHI ASATO – A LIFE WELL LIVED, PART ONE

Richard Shigeichi Asato (1915-2010) Reprinted with Permission, 2006 Editor’s note: Before Richard Asato passed away on March 20, 2010, he left a treasure behind for our community. In 2006, Asato wrote a book that became a...

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