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Hawaii Japanese Center To Host Tanabata Festival

The Hawaii Japanese Center in Hilo will celebrate Tanabata (Star Festival) on Saturday, July 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The traditional Japanese observation of Tanabata is inspired by the story of Orihime...

Hawai‘i And Hiroshima Prefecture Sign Education Cooperation Agreement

Hawai‘i state Department of Education superintendent Kathryn Matayoshi and Hiroshima Prefecture superintendent Kuniaki Shimozaki signed a Statement of Intent on Education Cooperation on May 27 at Washington Place. The ceremony was attended by First...

Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

Genevieve A. Suzuki Vol. 22, No. 23, Dec. 7, 2001 Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa isn’t your typical movie actor. He doesn’t schmooze with big names such as Ben Affleck, his co-star in “Pearl Harbor”; he doesn’t have an...

“Eyes Of The Emperor”

EYES OF THE EMPEROR By Shara Yuki Enay Birbirsa

The Training Of Itamae

Lisa Fowler Vol. 5, No. 10, April 20, 1984 Raw quail eggs resting on flying fish roe and raw squid placed on a bed of rice probably wouldn’t appeal to the Western palate at first. However,...

UH’s Homegrown ‘Forgotten Five’

This past season’s University of Hawaii basketball team, led by Anthony “AC” Carter and Alika Smith, was often compared with the Rainbows’ “Fabulous Five” team of the early 1970s, which was the only UH...

The Kotohira Jinsha

Mark Santoki Vol. 13, No. 1, Jan. 1, 1992 Every day, thousands of people whiz past the Kotohira Jinsha without even knowing it. But at rush hour, drivers caught in bumper-to-bumper traffic near the Houghtailing or...

OTA Camp Is People

Editor’s note: This story by Gail Miyasaki was published during Hawaii Hochi’s first effort to launch a Japanese American community publication. The editor was James Brown, who later became the Hawaii Hochi’s English editor;...

Bento Lunches And Race Relations

Wayne Muromoto Commentary Vol. 13, No. 13, July 3, 1992 The recent outburst of violence across our nation generated by the Rodney King verdict disturbed me greatly. What I saw on television, especially the looting and crime...

Enjoying Retirement To The Fullest

Allen Yadao Vol. 22, No. 4, Feb. 16, 2001 Going to the Lanakila Multi-Purpose Senior Center maintains the mental and physical health of retired Hongwanji Mission School teacher Cecilia Lindo. As a member of the center’s...

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