KBFD — Korean Programming

“My Daughter, Sawol,” Sunday at 6:30 p.m./re-airs Monday at 1 p.m. Sa Wol grew up in the orphanage with her two best friends, Oh Wol and Hye Sang. Min Ho Oh comes to adopt Hye...

Alexis Sayuri Okihara Selected Cherry Blossom Queen

Gwen Battad Ishikawa “Grateful” and “excited” are two words that Alexis Sayuri Okihara used throughout her interview at the Hawaii Hochi, Ltd. offices a week after she was crowned the 64th Cherry Blossom Festival queen. The...
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14th Sumie Exhibit

WHO/WHAT: The Sumie Society of Hawaii, led by Sachie Saigusa, will present their Sumie (India ink) and Japanese art paintings at this exhibit. WHEN/WHERE: Monday, April 18, through Friday, April 29. Hours are April 18...


Shushin by Bishop Ryokan Ara, Tendai Mission of Hawaii

Panels Explore Buddhist Diversity In Hawai‘i

Of the 112,000 people in Hawai‘i who identify themselves as Buddhists, approximately 20,000 are members of Japanese temples. The remaining 92,000 people belong to other Buddhist organizations, or simply think of themselves as being...

“Name The Cherry Blossom Festival Queen” Contest Winners

On March 31, Cherry Blossom Festival Queen Alexis Okihara drew the winners of the 33rd “Name the Cherry Blossom Festival Queen” contest, sponsored by The Hawai‘i Herald and Hawaii Hochi. Elaine Higaki of Mänoa was...
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Generation Gap


Shufu Society Of Hawaii Celebrates Golden Anniversary, Installs Officers

The Shufu Society of Hawaii’s golden (50th) anniversary installation luncheon was held March 20 in the Grand Ballroom of the Halekulani hotel. A general membership meeting was held prior to the luncheon. A korosho...
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Does Russia Have Soft Power?

ECON 2016 By Joseph S. Nye Jr.

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