How I Think David Beat Goliath

By: Karleen C. Chinen | Commentary | The 2014 Rainbow Warriors football season opened last weekend with the University of Hawai‘i taking on the University of Washington. It felt good to hear our team’s name, the Rainbow Warriors . . .

Cover Story – CLUB GENJI, MAHALO FOR THE MEMORIES

Two Friends Talk About Good Times Spent at a Favorite Hangout for Honolulu Locals Karen Shishido and Grant Murata Commentary Special to The Hawai’i Herald Editor’s Note: On Sept. 16, Club Genji owners, Gaye Misemer and Keiko Yamashige,...
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The Second (!!!) Annual Kaua‘i Issue

Strike up the band! The Hawai‘i Herald’s second annual Kaua‘i Issue is a reality — and now history. Thanks to a discount fare on Hawaiian Airlines, we were able to send Herald managing editor Gwen...
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Remembering Vietnam

Karleen C. Chinen Commentary In the closing days of April, I watched with great interest the PBS programs commemorating the 40th anniversary of end of the Vietnam War. I was in high school and at the...
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Commentary – Honolulu’s “March For Our Lives”

Alan Suemori Commentary Special to The Hawai‘i Herald People from all walks of life gathered on that rainy Saturday morning, March 24, to bring attention to the killing sprees taking place on school campuses across the nation. Spurred on by the Feb. 14 tragedy at Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the Honolulu gathering attracted....
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HOLIDAY COOKING – OMG! THE “MOCHI MAGIC” COOKBOOK IS SUPER KAWAII!

Jodie Chiemi Ching Commentary “Mochi Magic” (Storey Publishing, 2020) is written by Kaori Becker, a cook who specializes in Japanese cuisine. Filled with beautiful photographs of 50 varieties of traditional and modern mochi recipes, this cookbook...

Cover Story – THE HAWAI’I HERALD IS 40!

Jodie Chiemi Ching Commentary Forty, 75, 100 and 120 are just a few milestone number of years being celebrated in the Hawai‘i AJA community this year. The Hawai‘i Herald is 40! And this year we also commemorated...
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Commentary – After 26 years …

Gwen Battad Ishikawa Six thousand, seven hundred and ninety-seven . . . give or take. That’s how many days I’ve worked at The Hawai‘i Herald and Hawaii Hochi, Ltd. On April 20, I bid farewell to the building that was my second home for 26 years and to my co-workers who had become my second....

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