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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...

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...
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 411 – HOW TO OBON IN A PANDEMIC

We came, we saw, we (mostly) avoided the coronavirus. Or at least that’s what Hawai‘i’s innovative Buddhist temples, and other island organizations, did for obon season last summer. A little over a year after...

Cover Story – HULA, MUSIC AND THE ALOHA SPIRIT FROM UCHINÄ

AloHaisai Launches a Scenic Music Video of Kitanakagusuku, Okinawa Colin Sewake Special to The Hawai‘i Herald This past January a mash-up version of the famous Okinawan children’s song “Tinsagu Nu Hana – Balsam Flowers” in Uchinäguchi (Okinawan...

History – HIROSHIGE’S “THE FIFTY-THREE STATIONS OF TÖKAIDÖ”

An Artist’s Portal to Old Japan Alan Suemori Special to The Hawai‘i Herald In August 1832, the remarkable ukiyoe artist Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) set off on a journey on the Tökaidö Road that would change his life...

Art Review – “THE ALPHABET, NIGHTTIME AND CIGARETTE BUTTS”

Wayne Muromoto Commentary Special to The Hawai‘i Herald A Little Art Show on the Windward Side Now that the rules concerning the COVID-19 pandemic have become clearer and somewhat more relaxed, it might be a good time to take...
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Hawaii International Film Festival – HIFF 40: THE SHOW MUST GO ON!

Featuring Over 20 Japanese Films for 2020 Online and On-Screen Jodie Chiemi Ching You probably won’t have to stand in any lines for this year’s Hawai‘i International Film Festival presented by Halekulani. HIFF goes nationwide from...
The Japanese American National Museum presents a Q&A session for the film 'Madame Fujima Kansuma.'

Bulletin Board – JANM Digital Film Festival: “Madame Fujima Kansuma” Film Q&A

WHO/WHAT: The Japanese American National Museum presents a Q&A session for the film “Madame Fujima Kansuma,” featuring the life of a Japanese American kabuki dancer and teacher who began a decades-long career in the...
Thu Trung Nguyen –– Roosevelt High School.

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