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...

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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Filing Taxes Just Got (A Little Bit) Easier

YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY By Jane Yamamoto-Burigsay

Four Ethnic Chambers Sign Cooperative Mou

A Memorandum of Understanding, or MOU, was signed on March 9 by the presidents of the Japanese, Filipino, Korean and Chinese chambers of commerce. In accordance with the MOU, the four chambers will seek...

First Dance And IV Smoke Break Zone

Haisai Hawaii by Louis Wai
Historical Fiction by Michael G. Malaghan

“Picture Bride” — A Family Saga

A Family Saga by Michael G. Malaghan

How Medicare’s Hospice Benefit Works

Medicare 411 by David Sayen

Let Sleeping Dogs Lie

RYAN'S TABLE BY Ryan Tatsumoto
Rev. Paul Osumi

Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Stop imagining things We often make ourselves miserable worrying about something that never happens. We make ourselves unhappy anticipating trouble that never comes. We spend agonizing hours expecting a malady from...

Fukushima’s 3/11 Earthquake Babies

Story by Yuta Hirai, Photos by Ai Iwane English Translation by Kyoko Hamamoto Published with Permission from Weekly Bunshun Magazine This past March 11 marked five years since a 9.0-magnitude earthquake rocked northeastern Japan, touching off a series...

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