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Community Focus – Correction

One person in the photo for the “Journeys to Wellness” story that was published in our Nov. 3, 2017, edition was erroneously identified as the Rev. Dr. Wally Fukunaga. The person should have been...
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Community Focus – Hui O Laulima Accepting 2019 Cultural Grant Applications

Applications are being accepted for Hui O Laulima’s 2019 Cultural Grant program. All prospective grant projects/activities must take place during the 2019 calendar year (January through December). Applications are due by July 31. The criteria for selection include:

“An Okinawan Kitchen”

By Gwen Battad Ishikawa Chef Grant Sato’s passion for Okinawan cuisine is evident in the way he talks about it, cooks it and presents it. His reverence and respect for Okinawan cuisine is reflected in...
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....
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“Soup of Life” Film Screening

WHO/WHAT: Palolo Hongwanji Mission screens the documentary film, “Soup of Life,” about 88-year-old Yoshiko Tatsumi, who prepares special soups for her bedridden father. After he passes, Tatsumi begins serving wisdom with her soups. “Soup...
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Historical Fiction – “Picture Bride”, A Family Saga

HISTORICAL FICTION By Michael G. Malaghan Chapter 94 “We have the owners on the run and your meddling priest goes to a haole church,” said Tsutsumi, throwing back a jigger of whiskey. The no alcohol rule had gone by the wayside as the strike dragged on. The Honolulu union headquarters had been cleaned up for....
Flyer for the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Hawaii Ginoza Sonjin Kai

“Ginoza Son, Geinou Kouryu Kouen (YUI), Vol. 2”

WHO/WHAT: The Hawaii Ginoza Sonjin Kai and Okinawa’s Ginoza Village will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the Hawaii Ginoza Sonjin Kai by presenting “Ginoza Son, Geinou Kouryu Kouen (Yui), Vol. 2.”...
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Dignifying Our Elders’ Lives With Compassion

DEAR FRANCES by Frances H. Kakugawa
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8•0•8 By Dennis Fujitake

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