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Drawing featuring Dennis Fujitake as a comic

8•0•8

8·0·8 By Dennis Fujitake
Rev. Paul Osumi

Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission DISAPPOINTMENTS IN LIFE A young man wrote, “Everything has gone wrong with me.” Yes, in life things do go wrong. A man who dreamed of becoming a physician is...
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Aloha From Bamboo Ridge

“EXPOUNDING THE DOUBTFUL POINTS” Wing Tek Lum Published with Permission by Bamboo Ridge Press (1987) LOCAL SENSIBILITIES (Inspired by Frank Chin) When I see a pineapple, I do not think of an exotic fruit sliced in rings to be served with ham, more...

Bulletin Board – AUTHOR TALK: “CALABASH STORIES”

WHO/WHAT: Da Shop: books + curiosities (dashophnl.com) will host a talk-story with “Calabash Stories” author Jeffrey J. Higa. The book is a collection of stories rooted in the author’s Okinawan-Hawaiian Heritage. Higa is the great-grandson...

Shushin

Jugoku mo gokuraku mo sono shita ga tsukuru. Heaven and earth is determined by what you say. – Bishop Ryokan Ara Tendai Mission of Hawaii

Community – SHARING ALOHA ONE FACE MASK AT A TIME

Honolulu Hiroshima Kenjin Kai Presents Face Masks to Hiroshima Prefectural and City Governments Wayne Miyao President of HHKK Special to The Hawai‘i Herald The Honolulu Hiroshima Kenjin Kai created face masks featuring their club’s logo for members, friends...

Lead Story – THE FUTURE OF DYING

Growing Interest in Alternatives to Cemetery Burial Kevin Y. Kawamoto Commentary Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Since the earliest human civilization, burying the bodies of our loved ones has been a sacred death-practice that continues today. When a...

Bon Dance Schedule – OBON EVENTS AND CANCELLATIONS

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Dad’s Three Cats

Dad's Three Cats by Gwen Muranaka

Bulletin Board – HISAM: YOUNG ARTISTS OF HAWAI‘I EXHIBIT

WHO/WHAT: The young Artists of Hawai‘i is an annual student art competition exhibit themed “My Culture, My Family, and Me.” Presented by the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts and the Hawaii Tourism Authority,...

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