Hidden HIstory – PETS IN CAMP

Dogs, Cats, Canaries and “Even a Badger” Brian Niiya Republished with Permission Aug. 26, 2020, Denshö Blog It is one of the most poignant — and often told — stories of the World War II roundup and incarceration...

Cover Story – A TALE OF TWO BEST FRIENDS

Memorial Day: Remembering Our Fallen Heroes Byrnes Yamashita Special to The Hawai‘i Herald What is Memorial Day and why do we commemorate it? Many people think of it as a long weekend that marks the start of...

USPS STAMP – JUNE 3: NATIONWIDE “GO FOR BROKE” STAMP RELEASE

Three California Nisei Women On a Mission to Honor Veterans With US Postal Stamp Gregg Kakesako Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Editor’s note: In the Dec. 18, 2020, issue of the Herald, cover article “USPS ‘Go For...

Fashion History – JAPANESE BORO

Stacy Lee Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Arguably one of the few highlights of being stuck at home this past year was wearing boro boroz – sometimes even during work. After all, it’s mainly the face...

Honoring the Legacy – JANE KURAHARA AND BETSY YOUNG

Melvin Inamasu and Violet Harada Courtesy: Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i Volunteers with Passion Editor’s note: This bimonthly series, “Honoring the Legacy,” is a partnership between The Hawai‘i Herald and the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i. It...

Culture and History – HAWAI‘I NIKKEI LEGACY EXHIBIT TOUR

Byrnes Yamashita Special to The Hawai‘i Herald   Building Bridges with Japan Hawai‘i is a popular travel destination for the Japanese who hopefully soon will be back to enjoy the Hawaiian islands. But once they get past...

Cover Story – FINANCE THROUGH “ALOHA, MAHALO, IMUA, PONO AND ‘OHANA”

Like His Ancestors, Stephen Kagawa Aims to Renovate a Broken Industry Ida Yoshinaga The Next Generation As he strives to leave his mark on the unpredictable, coronavirus-era business world, nikkei financial maven Stephen Kagawa treads firmly in...

History – HIROSHIGE’S “THE FIFTY-THREE STATIONS OF TÖKAIDÖ”

An Artist’s Portal to Old Japan Alan Suemori Special to The Hawai‘i Herald In August 1832, the remarkable ukiyoe artist Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) set off on a journey on the Tökaidö Road that would change his life...

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...

Honoring the Legacy – DR. SATORU IZUTSU – HEALTH CARE PIONEER

Melvin Inamasu and Violet Harada Courtesy: Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i Editor’s note: This bimonthly series, “Honoring the Legacy,” is a partnership between The Hawai‘i Herald and the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i. It celebrates the...

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