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Na Pua Hanafuda Workshop

WHO/WHAT: Kapahulu Center will host a Hanafuda workshop for ages 8 through adult. Children must be accompanied by a parent. Learn the ancient Japanese game of Hanafuda with a redesigned set of cards by...
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Community Focus – Hui O Laulima Accepting Applications for 2020 Cultural Grants

Applications are being accepted for Hui O Laulima’s 2020 Cultural Grant program aimed at preserving, perpetuating and promoting Okinawan culture. Since 1984, Hui O Laulima has awarded more than $200,000 in grants and scholarships to individuals and organizations for projects that fulfill its mission of preserving, perpetuating and promoting Okinawan culture. The grants are awarded....
Dennis Fujitake

8*0*8

8*0*8 By Dennis Fujitake
Descendants of Kama and Yukichi Shiroma, founders of the Shiroma Saimin Stand that once served bowls of hot saimin from Oahu Sugar Plantation’s Higashi Camp in Waipahu, attended a rededication of the outdoor saimin stand exhibit at Hawaii’s Plantation Village.

Shiroma Saimin Stand Honors Memory of Hardworking Founders

Visitors to the March 3 “Noodles and Bread” event at Hawaii’s Plantation Village on the grounds of the Waipahu Cultural Garden Park could choose from a variety of ethnic foods representing the diverse cultures of Hawai‘i’s immigrant history. Anchoring the day’s festivities was the rededication of the Shiroma Saimin Stand exhibit, featuring a saimin noodle-making....
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Hawaii Island Community Focus – Hilo Higashi Hongwanji Mission Bon Dance Set For Aug....

In The Hawai‘i Herald’s May 17 edition featuring the statewide bon dance schedule, we inadvertently failed to include information on Hilo Higashi Hongwanji Mission’s obon activities. Hilo Higashi Hongwanji Mission will hold its bon dance on Saturday, Aug. 10, at its temple at 216 Mohouli St.
Comic Shushin, January 18, 2019 Issue

Shushin

Bishop Ryokan Ara Tendai Mission of Hawaii Kore made dekinakatta koto mo, Kore kara wa dekiru kamoshirenai, Kako ni torawazu, yatte miru koto da. Do not dwell on past failures. Focus on doing your best from now on.
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Historical Fiction – “Picture Bride”, A Family Saga

HISTORICAL FICTION By Michael G. Malaghan 85. “Mayor” Haru, attired in a freshly laundered, blue-checkered yukata, greeted her fellow early risers as sheepish men, women and children made their way to latrines dug along the tree line in back of the Takayama compound. She kept her practiced eye alert for any discarded trash along what....
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Shushin

Bishop Ryokan Ara Tendai Mission of Hawaii Honto ni isogashii hito wa Isogashii nante Iwanai mono da yo A busy person does not say he is busy.

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