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Hawaii Transitions to Vote-By-Mail

This year, Hawai‘i will transition to voting by mail, meaning that all registered voters will have a ballot mailed to them. Sandy Ma is the executive director of Common Cause Hawaii, a nonpartisan nonprofit...
On Aug. 2, 2019, 88-year-old Hiroshima bombing survivor Lawrence Miwa, assisted by Izumo Taishakyo minister, the Rev. Jun Miyasaka, rings a replica of the Hiroshima Peace Bell. Behind him are the students from Hiroshima Minami High School.

Community Focus: CANCELLED Hiroshima Commemoration And Peace Service

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the tragic bombing of Hiroshima. However, due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the annual Hiroshima Commemoration and Peace service scheduled for Aug. 6 at Izumo Taishakyo Mission...
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Community Focus: HAWAI’I BIDS ALOHA TO JAPAN CONSUL GENERAL KOICHI ITO AND MRS. MISAKO...

“Ban…Zoom!” The world’s (possibly) first all-Zoom “banzai!” rung out from well over a hundred mobile devices and computer screens across the Hawaiian islands, shortly after 4 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 13. The digital chorus...
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Herald Salutes

Honolulu Magazine reporter Jayna Omaye, whose nisei grandfather had been a soldier with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team during World War II, won the highly competitive City and Regional Magazine Association Award for Multiplatform...
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Spotlight: 46th Annual Historic Preservation Honor Awards

Katherine Itoh The Historic Preservation Honor Awards are the state’s highest recognition for projects, organizations and publications that help in the preservation and restoration of Hawai’i’s historical and cultural sites. The annual award is presented...

Book Review: “THE THREE-YEAR SWIM CLUB”

"The Three-Year Swim Club: The Untold Story of Maui’s Sugar Ditch Kids and Their Quest for Olympic Glory” (Grand Central Publishing, 2015) is a feel-good inspiring underdog story, in a “Karate Kid” kind of...

Estate Planning Insights: CARE IN THE TIME OF COVID-19

Ethan R. Okura Hawai‘i Herald Columnist Nearly six months have passed since Hawai‘i’s leadership imposed the original work-at-home/stay-at-home order back in March to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. The effort to make ends meet...
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Health Information: Azuki Reduces Swelling And May Help Eczema (Part 3)

Azuki beans — synonymous in Japan with celebrations — contain many healthful components whose benefits should not be underestimated. The first, azuki saponin, is a component unique to azuki. Saponin, which is also found in...
"What a Wonderful Family! 3: My Wife, My Life".

NGN3 August Movie Schedule

SATURDAY, AUG. 1 Midnight – Life of Hishakaku 2 1:40 a.m. – Sakura Official 3:20 a.m. – Rice 5:20 a.m. – Codes of Meiji 7 a.m. – New Year Trip 8:40 a.m. – Shingo's Challenge Part 2 10:10 a.m. – The...

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