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Generation Gap

GENERATION GAP by Jon J. Murakami
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Kona Coffee Mochi

Prep time: 20 min. Cooking time: 1 hour, 20 min. Total time: 1 hour, 40 min. 9 servings Ingredients 1 ½ cup mochiko 1 cup sugar ½ tsp. baking powder 1 cup Kona coffee, strong brewed ¾ cup coconut milk ¾ tsp. vanilla extract Katakuriko Preheat...
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NOTICE – Hawaii Herald ‘Recipe Board’

In our April 3 issue, we decided to temporarily convert this Bulletin Board page into The Hawai‘i Herald Recipe Board until the COVID-19 virus is under control and the state’s shelter at home order...
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Community Focus – The Show Aloha Challenge

The City and County of Honolulu has partnered with local restaurants, businesses and nonprofit organizations to carry out the “Show Aloha Challenge” initiative. It is a collaboration to deliver thousands of meals to küpuna for free. During Mayor Kirk Caldwell’s “stay-at-home” order, many homebound seniors will need more support with home meal deliveries. If they....
Irene Hirano Inouye (center) with (from left) then-U.S.-Japan Council board chair Dennis Teranishi, Consul Rumi Ariyoshi from the Japanese Consulate in Honolulu, Island Holdings chair and USJC member Colbert Matsumoto, Hirano Inouye, and USJC Emerging Leaders Program participants Lynn Miyahira and Brandon Marc Higa at a 2016 reception in Honolulu for visiting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. (Photo courtesy Lynn Miyahira)

Remembrance – Remembering Irene Hirano Inouye

Karleen C. Chinen “Determined, unflappable, tireless and tenacious.” That is how Dr. Akemi Kikumura-Yano is remembering Irene Hirano Inouye, her friend and former colleague, who died April 7 in Los Angeles after an extended illness. She was 71 years old. Most people knew Irene Hirano Inouye primarily as the widow of the late U.S. Sen.....
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Community Focus – Hawaii State Library Streaming “Proof of Loyalty” for Free

The Hawai‘i State Public Library recently began offering the streaming service Kanopy at https://www.librarieshawaii.org/ and will continue to offer it for free through April 30. The offerings include 10 films by Lucy Ostrander and Don Sellers of Stourwater Pictures, producers of the hour-long documentary, “Proof of Loyalty: Kazuo Yamane and the Nisei Soldiers of Hawai‘i,”....
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8•0•8 By Dennis Fujitake
Sets Yoshida (right) and former “Dear Frances” columnist Frances Kakugawa holoholo’ing at Rockefeller Center in New York City in November 2011. (Photo courtesy Frances Kakugawa)

Humanity – COVID-19 Comes Home

Coronavirus Claims Former Hawai‘i Nurse Who Treated AIDS Patients Karleen Chinen Reprinted from The Hawai‘i Herald, June 6, 1986 Last Tuesday, April 7, was a deadly day in the state of New York. Seven hundred thirty-one people succumbed to the COVID-19 virus. “Behind every one of those numbers is an individual, is a family, is....

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