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KENNEDY THEATRE: “THE HUMAN PAVILION” In a gripping tale about Okinawan identity in a multi-ethnic Japan, Okinawan playwright Chinen Seishin’s “The Human Pavilion” will be streamed online from Friday, Nov. 26 through Sunday, Dec. 5.  Kennedy...

HIFF 41 – FILM REVIEW: I WAS A SIMPLE MAN

Kristen Nemoto Jay Commentary "I Was a Simple Man” is a film set in the pastoral countryside of the North Shore of O‘ahu and shares the highlights and low points of a life lived by a...

Art In The Community – ART AS A TIME CAPSULE

Lange and Okiishi Capture the Japanese American Experiences Through Images and Artwork Kristen Nemoto Jay Out on display now at University of Hawai‘i at Mänoa are two noted artists whose mission of sharing Japanese American experiences...
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Hawaii International Film Festival – A HYBRID HIFF 41 IS HERE!

Featuring Over 20 Japanese Films for 2021 Online and On-Screen HOW TO PURCHASE TICKETS AND PASSES There are five types of HIFF 41 passes available for purchase now at www.hiff.org/hiff41-passes: Supporter Pass – $900 (general) or $800...

Music Culture – ALOHA GOT SOUL: THE FUNKY SIDE OF PARADISE

  Nick Kurosawa Commentary When the two words Hawai‘i and music come together, the images in your mind might look like a romantic cliché — the palm trees swaying, the hula dancer and her hips, the vowel-heavy...

In Our Community – POW! WOW! EXHIBIT AT BISHOP MUSEUM

Graffiti Art Makes History Kristen Nemoto Jay Editor’s note: This summer, Pow! Wow! — a nonprofit organization street art festival — celebrates 10 years of tagging, spraying, and creating contemporary artwork with an art exhibit at...

OBON EVENTS – OBON EVENTS AND CANCELLATIONS

Note: Though we included some temple updates below, generally, we have tried not to duplicate the information we already printed in this “Obon Events” section of the past three Herald issues. To confirm the...
Makawao Hongwanji members make cranes to decorate the temple during obon season. (Photo courtesy of the Maui News)

OBON EVENTS – OBON EVENTS AND CANCELLATIONS

Note: To include news of your temple or organization’s obon-related events this summer, email thehawaiiherald@gmail.com. We reserve the right to edit your information for brevity. For updates, check with the temple or organization’s...

OBON EVENTS – OBON EVENTS AND CANCELLATIONS

Note: To include an announcement of your temple or organization’s obon-related events this summer, email thehawaiiherald@gmail.com. We reserve the right to edit your information for brevity before printing or posting it. In times of...

Spotlight: UJSH CULTURE AND ARTS VIDEO

“Kai Ka: Blossoming Culture” Ida Yoshinaga On Thursday, May 6, the United Japanese Society of Hawaii streamed its original video “Kai Ka – Blossoming Culture” on its various social media (for example, youtube.com/watch?v=jWcHgLO8NtM). The relaxing 39-min.,...

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