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“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...

Keeping Perspective… And Remembering To Laugh

By Frances H. Kakugawa, Hawai'i Herald Columnist Omoiyari . . . Think of others first and good karma will return to you. — Frances H. Kakugawa Dear Frances, Thank you for your last column. I took your...

Growing Bittermelon

By H. Dale Sato Some people love it; others can’t bear the taste of it, despite its health benefits. I’m talking about bitter melon — the green vegetable Okinawans refer to as göyä. In Japanese, bitter...

Japan’s Defense

Joseph S. Nye Jr | In recent weeks, the Diet has been debating whether to support legislation that will allow Japan to exercise the right of collective self-defense.

Plastic Mania…Kids Play…Cash To Burn

By Louis Wai Plastic to da max. For a country that has so few natural resources and is so conscious about recycling, I find Japan’s overuse of plastic packaging somewhat ironic. Then again, maybe it...

How To Own Real Estate

Here is a question that comes up frequently in estate planning: How should I own my real property (or real estate)? Last July, I wrote a column addressing this topic. It covered the process for...

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