Illustration of a doctor boy helping an elderly lady and women doctor

Eldercare – Hope and Help in the Kupuna Caregivers Program

Working Caregivers Can Get Some Relief Through New State Program Kevin Y. Kawamoto Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Are you taking care of a kupuna (older adult) while also working at least 30 hours a week? If...
Poster of film, Loving Vincent, van Gogh's Story to the Screen

Film Review – “Loving Vincent”

Artist/Filmmaker Brings van Gogh’s Story to the Screen Alan Suemori Special to The Hawai‘i Herald “Either he will go mad or he will leave us all behind. Which of the two it will be I am not...
Photo from “Detective Yugami” airs on Monday at 10:30 p.m. and Tuesday at 8:40 a.m.

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Hibari Misora and Koji Tsuruta. A young girl, Okimi, falls in love with Kiritaro, a handsome thief disguised as a wealthy young master. “Hakujasho (White Snake Enchantment),” 1983 drama, 1 hour and 58 minutes. Directed by Shunya...
Mildred and Tom Kobashikawa, pictured here with her siblings and their spouses, enjoyed 67 years of marriage, until he passed in 2006. From left: sister Ethel and Harold Isa, sister-in-law Yoshiko and brother Ted Oshiro, Mildred and Tom Kobashikawa, sister Nora and Kenneth Chibana, and sister Patsy and Harold Afuso. (Photo courtesy Karen Fuse)

Lead Story – Mildred Kobashikawa’s Good, Long Life

Centenarian Mildred Kobashikawa Maintains a Healthy Body, Mind and Spirit Kevin Kawamoto Special to The Hawai‘i Herald At 100 years old — 101, next month — Mildred Kobashikawa is an active older adult who enjoys cooking, taking...
2018 Nengajo by Anne Ruedo, Waipahu High School — second place, artistic, high school.

Nengajo – 2018,Year of the Dog

The artwork on the following pages are the winning entries in the annual nengajö, or New Year’s card, design contest for students taking Japanese language. The statewide contest is sponsored by the Hawaii Association...
Kati Kuroda (far right) with the cast of playwright Lee Cataluna’s “Uncle’s Regularly Scheduled Garage Party is CANCELLED Tonight,” which Kumu Kahua Theatre staged last summer. (Photo by Denise De Guzman)

The Arts – Kati Kuroda’s Real Life Stage

Acting is Her Passion — Onstage and Off Alan Suemori Special to The Hawai‘i Herald In the 1970s and ’80s there erupted a remarkable celebration of local culture and identity whose echoes are still being felt today....
Visiting with Fukue Takayesu at her soba shop in Urasoe. Fukue-san began calling me her “musuko-san” — her son — after I helped her find her husband’s family’s ohaka in Hilo.

My Hawaii – More Than Half

Columnist’s 46th Birthday Sparks a Reality Check Colin Sewake Hawai‘i Herald Columnist “Okinawa is such a beautiful place, not just the ocean and scenery and culture, but the people. I’ve been treated well and taken care of...
A scene from Frank Capra’s “It’s A Wonderful Life.” (Courtesy photo)

Lead Story – Reflecting on “Its a Wonderful Life”

The “Christmas Classic” Has Meaning All Year Long Alan Suemori Special to The Hawai‘i Herald In November of 1939, the American author, editor and Civil War historian Philip Van Doren Stern sat down to write an original...
The Metcalf Chateau group at the Honolulu Museum of Art in 1954. Pictured from left: Tetsuo “Bob” Ochikubo, Tadashi Sato, Satoru Abe, Edmund Chung (not featured in the exhibition), Jerry Okimoto and Bumpei Akaji. (Photo credit: Honolulu Museum of Art/Raymond M. Sato)

“Abstract Expressionism”

Honolulu Museum of Art Exhibit Looks East from the Far West Wayne Muromoto Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Many years and maybe at least 20 pounds lighter in girth ago, I had lunch with a prominent AJA...
“Keiji Yugami (Detective Yugami),” premieres Monday, Jan. 1, at 7:35 p.m.

NGN Programs continued

“Mogitate TV,” airs Tuesday, Jan. 2, at 8:30 p.m. and Wednesday, Jan. 3, at 9:35 a.m. “Mogitate TV,” is one of the longest-running local TV talk shows from Nankai Hoso, RNB. The show introduces a...

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