TÖKYÖ — One of Tökyö’s major wards has become Japan’s first municipality to adopt a draft ordinance enabling it to issue certificates recognizing same-sex relationships as being almost equivalent to marriage.
The ordinance approved by...
Blake Oshiro has been named Director Of Counsel for the Alston Hunt Floyd & Ing law firm, practicing in the area of government relations. Oshiro, a former state representative from the ‘Aiea area, is...
Medicare helps to pay for a wide variety of health services, from flu shots to hospital stays to hospice care. But it doesn’t cover everything, including all of your out-of-pocket costs.
A kencha shiki (formal offertory of tea) was the highlight of the Omotesenke Domonkai Hawaii’s 60th anniversary celebration, which was held Feb. 20 and 21 in Honolulu. The kencha was offered by Yuyusai Soin...
Courtesy: Social Security Administration
Spring training for major league baseball teams began in March. As you prepare to meet the April 15 deadline to file your taxes, here are some Social Security tax tips...
WHO/WHAT: The Hawaii Wind Ensemble presents its annual Spring Concert. The HWE is a non-profit organization comprised of volunteer members who enjoy playing instrumental music and performing for the community.
WHEN/WHERE: Saturday, April 25, at...
WHO/WHAT: One of the premier high school taiko programs in the nation will be celebrated at Pacific Buddhist Academy’s annual Taiko Festival. The festival’s theme is “A Generation of Hope,” to convey the passing...
Rev. Shuji Komagata
Special to The Hawai‘i Herald
Every year in April, Buddhists observe one of the most significant events in the history of our religion — the birth of Siddhartha Gautama.
There is much credible “historical”...
Omoi kitte, arigatou to
Hitokoto itte, minasai
Sono, hItokoto de
Aite mo Kawaru shi,
Jibun mo, kawaru kara
Resolve to always say
That simple phrase will
both your own attitude
and that of the hearer.
– Bishop Ryokan Ara
Tendai Mission of Hawaii
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