The Hawai‘i Herald @ 35

Karleen C. Chinen Commentary Welcome to Part 1 of The Hawai‘i Herald’s 35th anniversary edition! When managing editor Gwen Battad Ishikawa and I began tossing around ideas about how we would celebrate this milestone anniversary in print, I...
Rev. Paul Osumi

Today’s Thought

By Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission SUPERSTITIONS “I haven’t had a cold in months — knock on wood.” How many conversations are produced by the phrase, “Knock on wood!” In this scientific age many people...

UJSH Installs Rika Hirata As President

The United Japanese Society of Hawaii held its annual Installation and Recognition Banquet on June 28 at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i’s Manoa Grand Ballroom. The lunchtime program began with the observance of a...
'Stepmother Blues.'

KIKU

“Heyacho,“ Thursday, Nov. 21 at 8 p.m.; repeats on Friday, Nov. 22 at 1 p.m. Detective Kobuhiko Kamamoto is a detective with the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department, armed with keen interviewing skills and the ability to read peoples' personalities. But, his personal life is in shambles and he must find a way to juggle problems....

No Holiday For The Elderly And Poor

Allicyn Chiyeko Levi Vol. 6, No. 24, Dec. 20, 1985 “MAMA-SAN” Looking like a wet and frightened cat, the bent little lady, shabbily attired in a sack dress and oversized shoes, slowly pulls her cart of personal...

Kökua Kumamoto

Karleen C. Chinen Along road to recovery lies ahead for the people of the southwestern prefecture of Kumamoto and surrounding areas such as Oita Prefecture following the April 14 and 16 earthquakes that rocked Kumamoto...

“An Okinawan Kitchen”

By Gwen Battad Ishikawa Chef Grant Sato’s passion for Okinawan cuisine is evident in the way he talks about it, cooks it and presents it. His reverence and respect for Okinawan cuisine is reflected in...

David Ige

Democratic State Senator David Ige has earned a reputation as a fiscally responsible legislator with strong business experience. Appointed in 1985 by then-Governor George Ariyoshi to fill a vacancy in the House of Representatives,...
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KBFD – Korean Programming

“Breezy Love,” Sunday at 6:30 p.m.; re-airs Monday at 1 p.m. Mi Poong is a North Korean girl who studies dancing. She is bright and easygoing despite the situation in her country. One day, she has to defect to Seoul. She then meets Jang Go, a honest South Korean lawyer. Both of them get entangled....

Japanese Women’s Society Foundation Holds Annual “Adopt-A-Mom” Program

Members of the Japanese Women’s Society Foundation, their guests and residents of Kuakini Home gathered at Hale Pulama Mau on May 19 for JWSF’s 18th annual “Adopt-A-Mom” program. The event is normally held on...

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