Wedding picture of Nicholas and Hazel Iosue. (Photos Courtesy of the Iosue Family)

AN UNLIKELY FRIENDSHIP

Italian American Nicholas Iosue Mistaken for AJA Leads to Lifelong Friendships Byrnes Yamashita Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Former President Trump’s rants against the “Kung Flu” or “Chinese Flu” contributed to a rash of anti-Asian hate crimes...
Five-year-old Amarie Boatwright holds omamori (amulets) that her parents, Jeramine and Hijiri, purchased from a blessed 2021 at Izumo Taishakyo Mission of Hawaii. (Photo by Wayne Shinbara)

TEN 2021 HERALD COVERS TO GIVE US HOPE IN 2022

Jodie Chiemi Ching A few days ago, I sat down and scanned through the 24 covers of The Hawai‘i Herald published in 2021. It was a challenging year, and we all felt it. As of...
Olympic medalists Kristi Yamaguchi, Apolo Ohno, and Alex and Maia Shibutani meet to discuss what it takes to lead with a champion mind. (Photos courtesy of AARP API Community Facebook page)

AARP HOSTS “LEADING WITH A CHAMPION MIND”

Olympians Ohno, Yamaguchi and the Shibutanis Discuss What it Takes to Lead With a “Champion” Mind Kristen Nemoto Jay It’s not common to hear the words “fail” or “mistake” in the same sentence as an “Olympic...
Honolulu Japanese American Citizens League board with Gov. John Waihe‘e. From left: Rep. Roland Kotani, Rep. Nobu Yonamine, Bill Kaneko, Earl Nishimura (Honolulu JACL founder), Dolly Strazar, June Shimokawa, Franklin Odo, Allicyn Tasaka, Rep. Tom Okamura and Dan Ishii.

WILLIAM KANEKO

Advocate for Japanese Community Locally and Nationally Melvin Inamasu and Violet Harada Courtesy: Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i Editor’s Note: This bimonthly series represents a partnership between the Herald and the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i. It celebrates...
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Get Your Benefit Statement (SSA-1099 / SSA-1042S)

Jane Burigsay Courtesy: Social Security Administration We’ve made getting your annual Benefit Statement even easier. The Benefit Statement, also known as the form SSA-1099 or the SSA-1042S, is a tax form we mail each year in...
Columnist Ryan Tatsumoto for "Ryan's Table"

IS IT A LEGUME OR VEGETABLE?

Ryan Tatsumoto Hawai‘i Herald Columnist I’m not sure how many of you remember that science experiment from elementary school where the teacher placed these little green seeds on a tray lined with wet paper towels and...
Historical Fiction by Michael G. Malaghan

“A QUESTION OF LOYALTY”

Mike Malaghan Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Editor’s note: “A Question of Loyalty” is the second historical novel in Mike Malaghan’s trilogy on the Japanese American experience in Hawai‘i. Prior to “A Question of Loyalty,” the...

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