Former JACL Head Publishes Book On Historical Justice

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Seventy years after the end of World War II, civil rights advocate Floyd Mori is on a mission to remind the American public of the injustices committed against Americans of Japanese...
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Dialogue – Mahalo Kauai!

DIALOGUE BY Karleen Chinen Putting this issue together was quite a challenge because it combined Garden Island stories and general election ads. On Nov. 6, Kaua‘i and Ni‘ihau voters will elect a new mayor to succeed outgoing Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr., who has reached his term limit. Kaua‘i is at a crossroads: Its residents are....
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“Hou On Sha Toku” – Grant Murata-Sensei’s Solo Recital

WHO/WHAT: Ryukyu Koten Afuso Ryu Ongaku Kenkyu Choichi Kai USA presents “Hou On Sha Toku,” Hawai‘i’s first uta-sanshin solo recital. Enjoy Ryukyu koten (classical) and minyo (folk) music by Murata-Sensei and friends. Special guest performers...
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Sixth Annual Garage Sale Fundraiser For Waikiki Elementary School

WHO/WHAT: The Rotary Club of Waikiki presents its Sixth Annual Garage Sale to benefit Waikiki Elementary School and its youth activity programs. The fundraiser will feature books, clothing, toys, appliances, household items, furniture, media,...
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Today’s Thought

By Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission "Smothered” By Scenery A few years ago a Chinese play, “The White Snake Lady,” was staged in Honolulu. There was hardly any scenery but the lack of it was...
Tora-san's Dream Come True.

NGN3 November Movie Schedule (part II)

THURSDAY, NOV. 15 1:30 a.m. - The Valiant Red Peony Gambles Her Life 3:10 a.m. - Happily Tied to the Road 4:40 a.m. - Case of Umon: Red Lizard 6:10 a.m. - Magistrate of Dice 7:40 a.m. - Lord Mito All-Star Version 9:20 a.m. - A Man Challenging the Post 11 a.m. - Gambler's Farewell 12:30 p.m. -....

Herald Salutes

Consul General of Japan Toyoei Shigeeda recognized University of Hawai‘i at Mänoa American Studies Professor Dr. Dennis Ogawa with a special commendation in a ceremony at the Consul General’s residence on April 23. The...
An essay on Thanksgiving hand-written by Haru Tanaka.

Sidebar – Kansha-Sai (Thanksgiving)

When Puritans from England aboard the ship Mayflower docked at Plymouth in Massachusetts, it was a very cold winter day. Yet, they overcame many hardships and cut trees; tilled the soil; sowed seeds of corn, beans and potato. That year, the weather was bad, with rainfall and snowstorms causing budding crops to wither away.

Aloha ‘Oe, Ed Sakamoto…

Reading Lee Cataluna’s column in the Star-Advertiser on the passing of Hawai‘i-born playwright Edward Sakamoto in Los Angeles filled me with deep sadness. I knew that Ed’s health was failing, but I didn’t think...

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