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July 2, 2021 Columnists

Maui Community – JAPANESE TEAHOUSE IN KEPANIWAI PARK GETS TLC

“It’s Our Kuleana,” Say Deron Furukawa, President, Japanese Cultural Society of Maui Kathy Collins Special to The Hawai‘i Herald The site of one of the bloodiest battles in Hawaiian history seems an unlikely location for celebrating birthdays...

OBON EVENTS – OBON EVENTS AND CANCELLATIONS

Note: Though we included some temple updates below, generally, we have tried not to duplicate the information we already printed in this “Obon Events” section of the past three Herald issues. To confirm the...

Estate Planning Insights – DURABLE POWER OF ATTORNEY

Ethan R. Okura Hawai‘i Herald Columnist In my last column, I wrote about the Advance Health-Care Directives that contain a “Power of Attorney for Health Care.” I explained that it is a different document than a...
Drawing featuring Dennis Fujitake as a comic

8•0•8

8·0·8 By Dennis Fujitake

Children’s Book – “CULTURE4KIDS! BOOK 2” FEATURED ON NVMC VIRTUAL SERIES # 2

Jodie Chiemi Ching Commentary On Jan. 16, 2021, the Nisei Veteran’s Memorial Center livestreamed the latest entry in its virtual series, “An Afternoon with the Author,” which featured Carolyn Kubota Morinishi and her mother, Marian Kurasaki...

Dad’s Three Cats

Dad's Three Cats by Gwen Muranaka
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JUNE 11: KAMEHAMEHA DAY Photos by Wayne Shinbara JUNE 26: MANTÖ-E TRADITION Decorating For Obon With 10,000 Lanterns Editor’s note: Last month, the Higashi Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii held a lantern-decorating workshop in the temple’s Otani Center multi-purpose...

Sports Culture – STEEL IS REAL

Japanese Fixed-Gear Bikes – Art, Sport and Tradition Nick Kurosawa Special to the Hawai‘i Herald Commentary Fixed-gear bicycles. A movement that has taken hold of the recent generations, providing two-wheeled travel that boasts a different view of the...

Bulletin Board – VIRTUAL BUS TOUR IN SHIKOKU

WHO/WHAT: JALPAK International Hawaii, Inc., presents a virtual bus tour of Shikoku, Japan, in collaboration with Kotohira Bus (or Koto Bus). Shikoku Prefecture is known for its famous 88-temple pilgrimage, lush natural landscape and...

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