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The United Japanese Society of Hawaii honored the 2018 Imperial Decoration recipients (from left) Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell, Gov. David Ige, recipient Gary K. Kajiwara, recipient Kenneth H. DeHoff Jr., recipient Stewart W. Holbrook, Consul General of Japan in Honolulu Koichi Ito and UJSH president Faye Shigemura. Bishop Ryokan Ara was unable to attend the program due to illness.

Community Focus – United Japanese Society Rings in “Year of the Boar”

Members and supporters of the United Japanese Society of Hawaii welcomed the “Year of the Boar” at the organization’s 60th annual shinnen enkai on Jan. 12 at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i. After observing a moment of silence in memory of deceased UJSH members, Onoe Kikunobukazu (Howard Asao) and Onoe Kikunobutomi (Brandon Goda) performed....
Comic Shushin, February 15, 2019 Issue

Shushin

Bishop Ryokan Ara Tendai Mission of Hawaii Dame na ko wa inai, Dame na oya ga iru no desu. There are no hopeless children, only hopeless parents.
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Generation Gap

GENERATION GAP by Jon J. Murakami
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Gannenmono Exhibit Closing Soon

WHO/WHAT: “Gannenmono: A Legacy of Eight Generations in Hawai‘i” exhibit. Featured in the exhibit are historic documents and illustrations, cultural objects and first-hand accounts of the Gannenmono, the first Japanese immigrants to settle in...
Historical Fiction by Michael G. Malaghan

Historical Fiction – “Picture Bride, A Family Saga”

HISTORICAL FICTION BY Michael G. Malaghan Chapter 147 Downtown Honolulu, April 1941 Robert Shivers and Jack Burns waited in a smoke-filled, windowless room marked “Storage” in the basement of the Dillingham Transportation Building. The pride of downtown Honolulu’s love affair with the Italian Renaissance stood at the foot of Bishop Street, across from the city’s....
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Estate Planning – Income Taxes and Individual Retirement Accounts

ESTATE PLANNING INSIGHTS By Ethan R. Okura It’s that time of the year again. No, I’m not talking about Valentine’s Day. Not even President’s Day. I’m talking about taxes! You have until Monday, April 15, to file your federal individual income tax return. But if you’re like many people, you will probably be filing for....
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Hakuoh University Handbell Choir Concerts

WHO/WHAT: The Hakuoh University Handbell Choir from Tochigi Prefecture will present four public concerts in Honolulu during its 28th goodwill visit. The choir, which is directed by its founder, Professor Hirotaka Arai, has the...

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