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Historical Fiction – “CHILD OF A HAWAIIAN IMMIGRANT”

By Genpachi “Jükichi” Tsushima Translation by Kan Edmund Akatani Special to The Hawai‘i Herald “Child of a Hawaiian Immigrant” is a historical novel that conveys the events, social conditions and life of the author’s own immigration and...

Featured Story – ERNIE LAU: THE VOICE OF HAWAI‘I’S AQUIFER

BWS Chief Engineer and Manager Talks About Life Leading to the Red Hill Catastrophe  Kristen Nemoto Jay There’s a local viral video that turned Ernest “Ernie” Lau, chief engineer and manager of the Honolulu Board of...

Featured Story – DIGITIZING DELICIOUSNESS

Hasegawa Honors Community “Aunties” by Reviving Old Hawai‘i Cookbooks Ida Yoshinaga Republished with permission Zentoku Foundation (zentokufoundation.org) Itadakimasu! (We heartily receive this meal!) The nishime demonstration is done, as Hasegawa is poised to start “grinding.” Jennifer Hasegawa seems an...

In Our Community – Mochitsuki Events Throughout O‘ahu

Days leading up to New Year’s Eve, a familiar Japanese tradition took place in many local backyards: the art of mochitsuki, the pounding of mochi rice to make mochi. Family’s and friends gathered in...

Children’s Literature – “SNOW ANGEL, SAND ANGEL”

Written by Lois-Ann Yamanaka and Illustrated by Ashley Lukashevsky Jodie Chiemi Ching Lois-Ann Yamanaka — one of Hawai‘i’s most treasured voices in literature — just released “Snow Angel, Sand Angel,” a children’s picture book inspired by...
hawaiiisland_v2.png

Historical Fiction – “CHILD OF A HAWAIIAN IMMIGRANT”

By Genpachi “Jükichi” Tsushima Translation by Kan Edmund Akatani Special to The Hawai‘i Herald “Child of a Hawaiian Immigrant” is a historical novel that conveys the events, social conditions and life of the author’s own immigration and...
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MEET THE HERALD’S FREELANCE WRITERS

My name is Scott Baba. I’ve been a freelance writer for The Hawai‘i Herald since 2020. I have been an active member of the Japanese American community my entire life, and while I wouldn’t...

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