Jibun o mitomete kureru hito ga hitoridemo itara, Sonohito no tamenimo ganbatte ikundane. If only one person approves of you, You will try your best for that person. – Bishop Ryokan Ara Tendai Mission of Hawaii
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In Her Own Words: “We Are All In This Together”

Dr. Kathryn Takara Shares Her Views On Racial Inequality Alan Suemori Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Dr. Kathryn Takara is a longtime educator, poet and community leader in Hawai‘i. In 1996 she received the University of Hawai‘i...
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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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WHO/WHAT: Another entry in the Peace Institute’s online “Beginning and End of the Bomb Talk Story” series on resiliency during unprecedented times is “Nagasaki Hibakusha Stories with Mr. Shohei Tsuiki and Mr. Yoshiro Yamawaki,”...
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Earl Tsuneyoshi for Honolulu City Council, District 9

“Integrity, Transparency & Accountability must be at the core of a cultural change within Honolulu Hale to restore the trust of the people. We must do things for the right reasons or we will...
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WHO/WHAT: The Reiki Center of America presents a five-part series following the spread of Reiki, a Japanese spiritual healing art, across the globe. In the third webinar Dr. Justin Stein, a historian of spiritual...

Colleen Hanabusa For Mayor: Okage Sama De

I was raised by my grandparents in a plantation home in the Japanese Wai‘anae Plantation Camp. My maternal great grandmother was the midwife for the plantation and my maternal grandfather was the plantation carpenter...
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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