Mental Wellness – THE THINGS THAT WE DO NOT (WANT TO) SEE

Mental-Health Professionals’ Advice on Dealing with Difficult Family Dynamics of Depression, Isolation and Abuse Ida Yoshinaga As a child of a nisei man who had suffered from long-term depression, a mid-life existential crises that led to...

History – CHIUNE (SEMPO) SUGIHARA

The “Schindler” of Japan Ted Tsukiyama Reprinted with Permission The Hawai‘i Herald (Oct. 7, 1994) Millions of people who have viewed the epic movie “Schindler’s List” (Universal Pictures, 1993) have come away deeply moved and inspired by this...

Mental Wellness – HAWAI‘I’S MENTAL-HEALTH ADVOCATES, PART TWO

Retired Army National Guard Member Supports Veterans Towards Mental Wellness Ida Yoshinaga Continued from Part 1 in the Feb. 19, 2021, issue. Thinking of Those at Risk for Work-Related Trauma Dec. 4, 2019: I am hiding alongside my...

Queen Interview – 2020-2021: THE YEAR OF COMMUNITY CONTRIBUTIONS

Ida Yoshinaga Cherry Blossom Queen Jewel Mahoe and Her Court Give Back in a Pandemic Year After an unpredictable year, where many Cherry Blossom Festival conventions had to be rethought due to COVID-19, exiting Queen and...

Kupuna Care – FALL PREVENTION INSIDE AND OUTSIDE THE HOME

Kevin Y. Kawamoto Special to The Hawai‘i Herald The Japanese have a saying: “Nana korobi, ya oki – Fall down seven times, rise up eight.” In other words, no matter how many times you fail to...

Art Review – “THE ALPHABET, NIGHTTIME AND CIGARETTE BUTTS”

Wayne Muromoto Commentary Special to The Hawai‘i Herald A Little Art Show on the Windward Side Now that the rules concerning the COVID-19 pandemic have become clearer and somewhat more relaxed, it might be a good time to take...

Cover Story – AN HISTORICAL HOMESTAY

Stacy Lee Special to The Hawai‘i Herald When the Great-Great-Granddaughter of Yukichi Fukuzawa Explores Life in Hawai‘i "Honto ni? Really? Oh. My. Gosh.” I stared wide-eyed at the fourth-grade Japanese exchange student standing in my living room....

Community – FEB. 19: EVENTS FOR THE “DAY OF REMEMBRANCE”

Ida Yoshinaga Feb. 19 marks a day that lives in notoriety for Japanese Americans, for Asian American and other immigrants of color in the United States, and for anyone concerned with unjust government treatment of...

Restaurant Review – YÖSHOKU (WESTERN-STYLE JAPANESE FOOD) DELIGHTS

Ida Yoshinaga Chef Shibuya Shares a Savory Culinary Art Form from His Family Tradition We are eating nostalgia, both of us. On Jan. 27, Asami Arai, a writer from our sister publication the Hawaii Hochi (and...

Mental Wellness – HAWAI‘I’S MENTAL-HEALTH ADVOCATES, PART ONE

Ida Yoshinaga AJAs Working in Public Health, Hospitals and Religion Talk About Mental Wellness A Pleasant Meal Followed by Mild PTSD We are clothed in business casual and downtown alohawear, as we sit together in the air-conditioned...

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