“Shin: The Heart And Mind Of Taiko” — The 10th Annual Pacific Buddhist Taiko...

WHO/WHAT: The 10th Annual Pacific Buddhist Taiko Festival began in 2007 as the “Taiko & Karaoke Festival.”  The student-led concert has since grown into one of the state’s most anticipated cultural performances. This year’s...

Five Honored As Living Treasures By Honpa Hongwanji Mission Of Hawaii

The 41st annual Living Treasures of Hawai‘i™ program, initiated by the Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii, was held on Feb. 13 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, Coral Ballroom. The program, modeled after the National...

Shushin

Shushin by Bishop Ryokan Ara, Tendai Mission of Hawaii

Honolulu Fukushima Kenjin Kai Commemorates Fifth Anniversary Of Tohoku Disaster

The fifth anniversary of the 9.0 magnitude earthquake that struck the Tohoku region of Japan on March 11, 2011, was remembered in Honolulu with a program and reception at the residence of the Consul...

Pa‘auilo Girl’s Sansei Legacy

Jan Higashi Special to The Hawai‘i Herald I grew up in Pa‘auilo, a plantation town on the Hämäkua Coast of Hawai‘i Island, where I was one of nine children. My paternal grandparents, Jingoro and Tamo Kimura, and...
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GENERATION GAP By Jon J. Murakami
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“Picture Bride” — A Family Saga

A Family Saga by Michael G. Malaghan
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Taste Of Hongwanji Bazaar

WHO/WHAT: Come and enjoy a fun filled day for the whole family with great entertainment, games, “ono-kine” food and drinks, a collection of handcrafted items and many other hidden treasures including those from Kailua...

Remembering Töhoku, Five Years Later

Jon Ishihara Special to The Hawai‘i Herald My wife Laura and I arrived at Narita International Airport on March 9 after a very long, nine-hour flight from Honolulu. We took the train into Tökyö, where we...

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