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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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8•0•8 By Dennis Fujitake
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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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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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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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Culture4Kids!

CULTURE 4KIDS! BY CAROLYN KUBOTA MORINISHI AND MARIAN KURASAKI KUBOTA To see this special “stay at home” projects on behalf of Culture 4Kids, subscribe today to the Hawaii Herald!
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Spotlight – UJSH: “Renkyo No Ayumi” Commemorative Book

United Japanese Society of Hawaii Holds Online General Membership Meeting Jodie Chiemi Ching The United Japanese Society of Hawaii’s annual general membership meeting was called to order by Rev. Akihiro Okada, president of UJSH, on the evening of May 14. Due to the current stay-at-home order from Gov. David Ige, board members, directors and advisors....
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GENERATION GAP by Jon J. Murakami

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