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Hui O Laulima Accepting 2015 Cultural Grant Applications

Hui O Laulima, a women’s organization dedicated to promoting, perpetuating and preserving Okinawan culture, is currently accepting applications for its 2015 cultural grant program. The grants are open to groups and individuals who are...
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Kristi Hirota-Schmidt, CMCA(R), AMS(R), has recently been named president of the West Oahu Economic Development Association (WOEDA). Hirota-Schmidt is senior vice president of business development of Associa Hawaii, an association management company. WOEDA is a...

Hawai‘i -Okinawa Sister-State 30th Anniversary Celebration Set For July

Hawai‘i’s Okinawan commu- nity will welcome approximately 100 guests from Okinawa for a weekend of honoring, celebration and reflection. “Sumiti Itsimadin — Imprints for Eternal Generations” is the theme of the Hawai‘i-Okinawa sister-state 30th...

Peace Events Commemorate 70th Anniversary Of The End Of World War II

This year marked the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombings on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, which ultimately led to the end of World War II. Several events aimed at commemorating the anniversary and at promoting...
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Sumie Society Of Hawaii Celebrates End Of Show

Members of the Sumie Society of Hawaii gathered at Alan Wong’s Pineapple Room on Lei Day (May 1) for their 13th annual post-exhibition luncheon and awards program. The exhibition, which was held April 20...

Ujsh Presents Tsukimi No Kai (moon Viewing) Event At Kcc

Weather conditions may not have been ideal for moon viewing at the United Japanese Society of Hawaii’s annual Tsukimi no Kai (moon viewing) party, but those who attended the event were still inspired to...

Community Focus: What’s happening in the community

INFO ON AJA RISK FOR COLORECTAL CANCER AT CANCER RESEARCH INFORMATION DAY Japanese Americans’ increased risk for colorectal cancer will be among the subjects that Hawai‘i cancer specialists and researchers from the Cancer Research Center...

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The state Senate confirmed Gov. David Ige’s appointments of Shirley M. Kawamura to the First Circuit Court on O‘ahu and Melvin H. Fujino to the Third Circuit Court on Hawai‘i Island. Each will serve...

JWSF Welcomes New Year At Natsunoya Teahouse

Members and guests of the Japanese Women’s Society Foundation celebrated the new year with their annual shinnen enkai at the Natsunoya Teahouse on Jan. 25. Nearly 100 people attended the luncheon, which included “Lucky...

Higashi Honganji Shinshu Center Of America Presents Lecture

“People Are Persons: Buddhism, LGBTQ and You” is the topic of a lecture being given by The Rev. Patti Nakai of the Buddhist Temple of Chicago. The public lecture will be held at Higashi...

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