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Community Focus – Hui O Laulima Awards 2018 Cultural Grants

Hui O Laulima has awarded its 2018 cultural grants to 11 organizations, totaling $13,000. The nonprofit women’s organization, which is an active member of the Hawaii United Okinawa Association, awards grants annually to individuals...
Red and White Song Festival contestants gather on stage while waiting for the competition results to be tallied at the Japanese Women’s Society Foundation’s shinnenkai.

Community Focus – Japanese Women’s Society Foundation Holds Shinnenkai

A lively taiko performance by Hyaku Sen Ki Kai Taiko, Pacific Buddhist Academy’s student taiko group, kicked off the festivities of the 2018 shinnenkai (New Year’s party) of the Japanese Women’s Society Foundation on...
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Culture4Kids!

CULTURE 4KIDS! By Carolyn Kubota Morinishi and Marian Kurasaki Kubota
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Film Review – “The Post”

In the Era of Trump’s “Fake News” Claims, “The Post” is a Reminder of What is at Stake Gerald Kato Special to The Hawai‘i Herald The New York Times is currently running full-page ads offering a paperback...
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Dear Frances – Common Sense + Flexibility = Humanity

DEAR FRANCES By Frances H. Kakugawa
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Your Story – Sharing Short Stories

Editor’s note: Every so often, subscribers send in — by USPS mail or email — a letter or an essay or short story about something they experienced in their lives. They’re usually only a...
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Innovations – Aloha Tofu

 Tofu Making 2.0 Jodie Chiemi Ching Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Question: How do you transform a 67-year-old mama-san and papa-san business like tofu making into an exciting and relevant 21st century enterprise? Answer: By being innovative...
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Ryan’s Table – “We’re Here to Seek Shelter ..”

Ryan Tatsumoto Hawai‘i Herald Columnist The 1920 to 1933 nationwide ban on the production, importation, transportation and sale of alcoholic beverages — the period commonly known as Prohibition — was intended to reduce family violence, political...
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Your Social Security – New My Social Security Features for 2018

YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY By Jane Yamamoto-Burigsay
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Medicare 411 – How Medicare Covers Mental Health

MEDICARE 411 By Greg Dill

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