Aloha ‘Oe Tagata-San… Aloha Taro-San

Karleen C. Chinen Aloha is that special Hawaiian word that expresses many sentiments. We say “Aloha . . .,” or “Aloha ‘oe,” in bidding someone special a fond farewell. And, we also say “Aloha ....
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What To Do About Russia

ECON 2015 By Joseph S. Nye Jr
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Generation Gap

Generation Gap By Jon J. Murakami
Drawing featuring Dennis Fujitake as a comic


8*0*8 By Dennis Fujitake
Rev. Paul Osumi


by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission Do you have some handicap? Are you having a hard time? Stop pitying yourself. Accept your hand as it was dealt to you and play the game. Don’t...
Nichiren Mission | Photo by Ryan Ozawa

2015 Japanese Language Speech Achievement Ceremony

WHO/WHAT: The United Japanese Society of Hawaii will host a recognition ceremony for students of all levels, who excel in the Japanese language. This year, 17 participants representing Hawai‘i’s public schhool, private schools and...


Kurushimi ya kanashimi no Okage de kokoro wa Fukaku nari Utsukushiku naru no desu Be thankful for suffering; it gives you a deeper and richer understanding of life and a greater appreciation for life’s beauty. – Bishop Ryokan Ara Tendai Mission...

Onegaeshi Hawaii

WHO/WHAT: Okinawa Minyo Kyokai Hawaii presents a “Thank You“ concert from Urizun Minyo Group to show gratitude to the group’s family, friends and supporters. WHEN/WHERE: Saturday, April 25, at 2 p.m. at Jikoen Hall, 1731...

2015 Kauai Okinawan Dance Festival

WHO/WHAT: Hui Alu presents this Okinawan dance festival and cultural event. Featured will be Okinawan food and dance, cultural displays and sanshin performances. There will also be a Country Store and baked goods for...

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