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HJCC’s 71st Annual Shinnen Enkai

The Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce celebrated the arrival of the ”Year of the Monkey” at its 71st annual shinnen enkai (New Year’s banquet). The Jan. 8 event at the Japanese Cultural Center of...

Cherry Blossom Festival Queen Contestants Introduced

The Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i’s ‘Ohana Festival on Jan. 10 marked the kick-off of the 64th Cherry Blossom Festival. The festival is a project of the Honolulu Japanese Junior Chamber of Commerce. This year’s...

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Dr. Doris (Yamauchi) Ching has been appointed interim chancellor of the University of Hawai‘i – West O‘ahu. Her appointment by UH President David Lassner was confirmed unanimously by the UH Board of Regents at...
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Kuakini’s “holiday Trees And Treasures” A Success

Kuakini Foundation celebrated the 115th anniversary of Kuakini Health Systems at its annual “Holiday Trees and Treasures” fundraising celebration on Nov. 20 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village’s Coral Ballroom. Some 530 people turned out...

Onoe Kikunobu Expresses Gratitude For Nea Fellowship

Onoe Kikunobu-Sensei remembers the morning in September when she received the call from Hawai‘i Congressman Mark Takai, informing her that the National Endowment for the Arts had selected her as one of 11 Americans...

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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 Honored By Japanese Consulate

Consul General of Japan Yasushi Misawa honored members of the Japanese Women’s Society Foundation on Nov. 18 for the organization’s efforts in promoting relations between Japan and Hawai‘i. The JWSF was formed in 1954 as...

Huoa Honors Five With 2015 Legacy Award

The Hawaii United Okinawa Association presented its 2015 Legacy Awards to four individuals and one family business. The event, themed “Yuziri,” which means “legacy,” was held Nov. 1 at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel. Honored...

Asahi Baseball Team Celebrates 110th Anniversary

Former players, managers, franchise owners and supporters of the Asahi baseball team gathered at Waialae Country Club on Nov. 16 for a 110th anniversary reunion and celebration. The event was organized by Lillian Yajima,...

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...

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