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Dialogue – FBI (From Big Island)

Kristen Nemoto Jay Commentary My maternal grandmother, who we lived next door to in Kailua, O‘ahu, when I was younger, was from Hilo, Hawai‘i island, or for most of us locals call Big Island. Some weeks...

Cover Story – NON-POLITICAL QUESTIONS WE ASKED CANDIDATES

Election Day is upon us! Voters should begin receiving their ballots in the mail for the general election on Friday, Oct. 21. To get to know the candidates better, The Hawai‘i Herald asked the...
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Dialogue – VOTE!

Kristen Nemoto Jay Commentary Politics have always played a big role in my family’s life. My late maternal grandfather, a 442nd Regimental Combat Team veteran and Honolulu city councilman, was apparently very “progressive” in his days...

Cover Story – PROUD!

Three Inspiring “Out” Stories and the Love They Now Feel for Themselves Kristen Nemoto Jay This month, in celebration with Honolulu Pride, The Hawai‘i Herald proudly presents its inaugural Pride issue, featuring stories about the lesbian,...
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Dialogue – LOUD AND PROUD!

Kristen Nemoto Jay Commentary I first learned about gay marriage some time after grade school; a clear snapshot of my childhood that I’ll forever remember. There were posters that hung in our local church that read in...

Cover Story -MICKEY IS DYING

Renelaine Pfister Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Many people ponder death with fear and trepidation, but 64-year-old Mickey Weems faces death with remarkable positivity. Weems was diagnosed with prostate cancer in the spring of 2021 and...
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Dialogue – LIFE AND DEATH

Kristen Nemoto Jay Commentary Ever since the birth of my daughter, I find myself thinking a lot about life and death. I think about my own mortality and the fact that I will more than likely...

Giving Back – SQUEEZE THE DAY

Summer Nakaishi Special to The Hawai‘i Herald For Kelsey Nishi Darling and Michael Darling, newlywed life began innocuously. The couple had met at a party in 2005 and began dating shortly after. Ten years later, the...

Cover Story – FRESH CATCH

The life, work and love of a gyotaku artist Carolyn Morinishi Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Preserving a traditional Japanese art can sometimes be a daunting task. In our electronics-obsessed and internet-connected society, the patience required to...

Cover Story – WELCOME BACK!

40th Annual Okinawan Festival! The Hawaii United Okinawa Association is excited to be back in-person for the 40th Okinawan Festival on Saturday, Sept. 3 and Sunday, Sept. 4 at the Hawai‘i Convention Center. Despite being...

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