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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...
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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...

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...

Megan Kau For Prosecuting Attorney

Megan Kau has taken the most aggressive stance against crime. The most pressing issue is that crime has increased, and criminals have resorted to pushing our küpuna down in the street, leaving them to...

Spotlight: GFBNEC VIRTUAL GALA TO FEATURE LOCAL NISEI VETERANS

“Evening of Aloha” Presents Photo Tribute of Over 30 Living Veterans From Hawai‘i. Janis Tanji Wong GFBNEC Vice President of Development and Strategic Initiatives On Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, from 4 to 5 p.m. PST (or 2...
A basic and core exercise of Zen training is zazen or seated meditation. (Photos courtesy of Chozen-ji International Zen Dojo of Hawaii)

Political Philosophy: Zen and Politics

The Way of Public Leadership Bill Kaneko Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Engaging in the world of politics can be a treacherous endeavor. Personal attacks, self-interest, dirty tricks and political maneuvering detract from the reason why most...
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Keith Amemiya For Mayor: New Leadership For Oahu

My name is Keith Amemiya and I’m running for Honolulu Mayor. After serving O‘ahu as a lawyer, nonprofit leader, and business executive for 30 years, I’m running for political office for the first time...

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...
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JAPANESE CULTURAL SOCIETY OF MAUI’S SCHOL-ARSHIP APPLICATION DEADLINE

WHO/WHAT: The Japanese Cultural Society of Maui’s scholarship is open to high-school seniors “with a record of involvement in promoting and perpetuating the Japanese culture of Japanese language and a desire to continue to...

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