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...
Members of the Osato Doshi Kai club.

HUOA’S 70TH ANNIVERSARY

On Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021, the Hawaii United Okinawa Association celebrated its 70th anniversary. As a supporter of 50 different clubs and 40,000 members, HUOA continues to work to preserve Hawai‘i’s Okinawan legacy for...
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MEET THE HERALD’S FREELANCE WRITERS

My name is Scott Baba. I’ve been a freelance writer for The Hawai‘i Herald since 2020. I have been an active member of the Japanese American community my entire life, and while I wouldn’t...
Consul General of Japan Yutaka Aoki (left) with Dr. James Barahal as they hold up the official commendation letter. (Photo courtesy of Consulate General of Japan)

COMMENDATION OF DR. BARAHAL

On Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021, Dr. James Barahal, president and CEO of the Honolulu Marathon Association, received the 2021 Foreign Minister’s Commendation at the official residence of the Consul General of Japan, Yutaka Aoki,...
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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...
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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