Fête in Chinatown Honolulu is one of many restaurants offering take-out. The cotechino bucatini is a pork pasta entree available for take-out.

Ryan’s Table – “Home Alone” Meal Tips

Ryan Tatsumoto Hawai‘i Herald Columnist Remember the movie “Home Alone?” In the current surreal drama of COVID-19, I feel like Macaulay Culkin grasping his cheeks with his eyes and mouth wide open. Though staying at home and avoiding any crowd is the only way to “flatten the curve,” we still need to eat to maintain....
Masafumi Ikenobo (front row, yellow and orange lei) from the Ikenobo headquarters in Kyoto; Junko Hagio (on Ikenobo’s right), president of Ikenobo Ikebana Society Honolulu Hawaii Chapter; Koichi Ito, consul general of Japan; Prof. Fukuhiro Namamura from the Kyoto headquarters; and other guests are all smiles at the opening ceremony of the ikebana exhibit held at the Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin on March 6.

Community Focus – Ikenobo Holds Exhibit Despite Honolulu Festival Cancellation

On March 6, the Ikenobo Ikebana Society Honolulu Hawaii Chapter celebrated its 40th anniversary with an opening ceremony for its two-day exhibit at the Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin. The exhibit was supposed to be held at the Hawai‘i Convention Center as part of the Honolulu Festival. However, on March 3, a press release from the....
Jodie Ching is a Japanese and Okinawan American yonsei born in Torrance, California and raised on East O‘ahu. She graduated from Mid-Pacific Institute and has a bachelor’s degree in Japanese language and literature. Ching began writing for the Herald as a freelancer in 2014 and became its staff writer in 2018. With this issue she begins a new chapter as The Hawai‘i Herald’s editor.

Editor’s Note – COVID-19 is Bringing Our Community Together

Jodie Chiemi Ching You will see a couple of changes in this issue, and there will be a few more in the next one. And it’s not because I am the new editor of the Herald. As you’ve probably already guessed, it’s because we’ve been putting our heads together (while social distancing ourselves of course)....
Drawing featuring Dennis Fujitake as a comic


8•0•8 By Dennis Fujitake
Photo of Jon J. Murakami

Generation Gap

GENERATION GAP by Jon J. Murakami
Approximately 65 people attended a panel discussion entitled “The Next Generation of Leadership: Embracing Change While Preserving Traditions” hosted by JASH. (Photo courtesy JASH)

Generation to Generation – “Embracing Change while Preserving Traditions”

JASH’s NexGen Series Presents a Multi-Generational Discussion Jodie Chiemi Ching Commentary This past January, the Japan-America Society of Hawaii hosted a multi-generational discussion entitled “The Next Generation of Leadership: Embracing Change While Preserving Traditions.” The event was sponsored by the Island Insurance Foundation and took place at the Entrepreneurs Sandbox — a collaborative space developed....
Rev. Paul Osumi

Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission FEELING SECURE IN AN INSECURE WORLD We are living in a troubled and uncertain world. The things we thought secure are tumbling down. Many people are suffering from the...
Dr. Mark Mugiishi

Herald Salutes

The Hawai‘i Medical Service Association recently appointed Dr. Mark M. Mugiishi as its new president and chief executive officer. Mugiishi had been serving as interim president/CEO and chief health officer since last August. His appointment was effective Feb. 1. Dr. Mugiishi has been a general surgeon in Hawai‘i for nearly 30 years and also served....
Graphic for HIFF at Home (hiff.org)

Community Focus – “HIFF@Home” to Launch April 3

On April 3, the Hawai‘i International Film Festival will launch a new initiative, “HIFF@HOME,” a specially curated program of short films, which will be available to view at www.hiff.org for free. It is HIFF’s response to the impact of COVID-19. These short films have been screened in previous HIFF events, many of them award winners,....

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