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JULY 17: UJSH 36th ANNUAL OBON SERVICE On a breezy morning on Saturday, July 17, the United Japanese Society of Hawaii held a special obon service to honor the early immigrants who died and have...
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UJSH 63RD INSTALLATION CELEBRATION The United Japanese Society of Hawaii’s 63rd annual installation celebration was held at noon on Saturday, June 26, over Zoom. Attendees picked up a “Super Bento” from the Pagoda Restaurant earlier...
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NIKKEI CHRONICLES WANTS INTERGENERATIONAL STORIES Discover Nikkei’s online journal, Nikkei Chronicles, wants your stories of what it is (or was) like to interact with family members of multiple generations within Japanese diasporic communities. For its...
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"GO FOR BROKE" COMMEMORATIVE STAMP UNVEILED On Friday, June 4, the U.S. Postal Service, Gov. David Ige and First Lady Dawn Ige showcased the commemorative “Go for Broke” Soldiers stamp, the very first issue to...
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“IREI NO HI” TO FOCUS ON YOUTH PERSPECTIVES On Tuesday, June 22, the Hawaii United Okinawa Association will hold its annual Irei No Hi remembrance, a now-online event that commemorates the multitude of lives lost...
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JAPANESE WAR CRIMES DOCUMENTATION INITIATIVE On Wednesday, April 28, the Center for Japanese Studies hosted a streaming seminar, “The War Crimes Documentation Initiative (WCDI) at the University of Hawai‘i-Mānoa,” which ran from noon-1:30 p.m. as...
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KOLOA MISSION SHARES SUTRA RESOURCES Along with holding virtual religious services via Zoom — just as many other Nikkei-serving temples, shrines and churches have done during the coronavirus era — Koloa Jodo Mission Buddhist Temple...
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JASH HOLDS JAPAN WIZARDS STATEWIDE ACADEMIC COMPETITION The Japan-America Society of Hawaii announced and congratulated the winners of its 18th annual Japan Wizards Statewide Academic Team Competition. JASH praised the 60 students representing 14 high...
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UH PRESS SALE: A SECRET JOY FOR READERS The University of Hawai‘i Press is a monster of a publishing company — at least when it comes to (virtually) monopolizing the market for putting out Hawai‘i-Pacific-Asia-themed...
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FOUR HAWAI‘I-ISLAND SCHOLARSHIPS FOR HIGH-SCHOOL SENIORS Two Japanese American community organizations on Hawai‘i island offer scholarships to Big Isle seniors who are getting their high-school diplomas and hope to continue their formal education in colleges...

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