Shushin by Bishop Ryokan Ara, Tendai Mission of Hawaii
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Supporting Our Youth

Social Security serves a person for life — from birth, to death and even beyond — by helping to care for surviving dependents. When a parent becomes disabled or dies, Social Security benefits help...

Generation Gap

By Jon J. Murakami
37th Temari Hawaii Trash and Treasure Fair, scheduled for November 4, 2018

Temari Hawaii’s Trash & Treasure Fair

WHO/WHAT: Temari Hawaii’s 37th annual Trash and Treasure fair is definitely more “treasure” than trash . . . although one person’s trash could be considered another person’s treasure. The creative and handmade works of...

Staying Healthy During the Holidays

Valerie Takahashi Courtesy: Ho‘okele Care at Home The holiday season is a time to celebrate, give thanks and reflect. Give the gift of health and safety to yourself and others by following these holiday tips. Make Healthy...
Native Hawaiian Storyteller, Lopaka Kapanui

Plantation Obake Tales with Lopaka Kapanui

WHO/WHAT: Native Hawaiian master storyteller Lopaka Kapanui will share 13 obake stories — and a special surprise. WHEN/WHERE: Friday, Oct. 26, from 6-8 p.m. in the JCCH Manoa Grand Ballroom (Diamond Head Room). ADMISSION: $15 for...
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8•0•8 By Dennis Fujitake
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Dear Frances – How You Can Help From Afar

DEAR FRANCES By Frances H. Kakugawa Dear Readers, This column is especially for family members who describe themselves as “long-distance caregivers,” although I’m not sure a role like that even exists. A primary caregiver takes care of a loved one on a daily basis . . . period. Maybe family members who give support from....
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Dialogue – Aloha ‘Oe, Sen. Akaka

DIALOGUE BY Karleen Chinen Hawai‘i is mourning the passing of a man who lived aloha all his life, the type of person our society produces too few of these days. I’m writing, of course, about retired U.S. Sen. Daniel Kahikina Akaka, who passed away on April 6 at the age of 93. We may not....

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