Big, Bad Bugs . . . Paddy To Rice Bowl

Louis Wai Hawai‘i Herald Columnist Ugly bugs. What’s the ugliest bug you’ve ever seen? It’s summertime here in Okinawa and I’m seeing some of the ugliest — and strangest-looking — bugs ever. They don’t seem to...

Circling Naha On Foot

Louis Wai Hawai‘i Herald Columnist Circling Naha. The weather in Okinawa this past New Year’s Eve was a cool 65 degrees Fahrenheit. It was a picture-perfect winter day, with blue skies and a light breeze. The...

Why The Rainbow Shines on Rainbow’s

Louis Wai Hawai‘i Herald Columnist Oh yeah, no pain. About 25 years ago, I was walking past the Prince Kühiö Federal Building on Halekauwila Street in downtown Honolulu when I saw a young man barking at...

“Blue Impulse” Show…Spam And Tuna

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Edible Cherry Blossoms… Emergency Numbers… and the Liter Lowdown

Beautiful and tasty. Is there anything more symbolic of Japan than cherry blossoms in bloom in springtime? Well, maybe a snow-capped Mount Fuji. Or the rising sun on the Japanese flag. Sakura trees are...

Ösaka, Hiroshima And Kyöto Afterthoughts

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Vending Machine Mania and 50-Inning Baseball

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Lobsters, Beef And Illusions

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