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Community Focus – Buy Local Via Food-A-Go-Go Farms

“Support local farmers!” is the current digital war cry of Hawai‘i Agricultural Foundation executive director Denise Yamaguchi, the longtime non-profit leader, spouse of notable restauranteur Roy and one-time Daniel K. Inouye mentee. Yamaguchi’s HAF-sponsored Food-A-Go-Go website now sports a database of farms and fishing firms; beef, pork, dairy and egg producers; and healthy-food growers or....
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Community Focus – Takitanis Give $218,000 to College-Bound, High-School Students

The Mamoru and Aiko Takitani Foundation, named after the issei businessman from Yamaguchi and his wife – who met and wed on Maui then together co-founded Hawaiian Host chocolates in Kaimukī – donated funds to 59 college-bound students across Hawai‘i, for a total of $218,000 in scholarships. The latest wave of Takitani Foundation moneys, allocated....
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Community Focus – JASH Virtual Programs and Resources

During the coronavirus lockdown, the Japan- America Society of Hawai‘i staff — in lieu of hosting JASH’s many “face-to-face” events — curated a webpage of high-quality online resources for community members in quarantine who wish to home-school their tweens or teens about Japanese customs, or who simply seek spiritual relief from the stressful pandemic era....
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Bulletin Board – Go for Broke Monument’s 1srt Streamed Anniversary Celebration

WHO/WHAT: The Go For Broke National Education Center will hold the 21st anniversary of its Go For Broke Monument via streaming services. The moving ceremony features keynote Kisa Ito, granddaughter of 442nd RCT veteran...
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Ryan’s Table – Staying at Home: It’s Not Over Yet

Ryan Tatsumoto Hawai‘i Herald Columnist We are in the third full month of the COVID-19 pandemic and besides supporting local businesses by purchasing weekly take-out, my wife and I have also found alternative means of supporting local food purveyors. We recently made the drive into town from our home on the windward side to explore....
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Bulletin Board – Maui Hazardous Household Waste Collection

WHO/WHAT: The Maui County Dept. of Environmental Management will collect household hazardous waste items from Maui residents (homes only, not firms), including: aerosols, antifreeze, car batteries, household batteries, fire extinguishers, fluorescent bulbs and tubes,...
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8•0•8

8•0•8 By Dennis Fujitake
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Generation Gap

GENERATION GAP by Jon J. Murakami
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Bulletin Board – Tsuru Rising! Virtual Protest to Close the Camps

WHO/WHAT: Tsuru for Solidarity will host a virtual protest for its one-year anniversary. The online, two-day educational event renews the demand to stop cruelly imprisoning families in detention and concentration centers. Register here: tsuruforsolidarity.org/tsururising WHEN/WHERE:  Saturday, June 6,...

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