Comic image of Shushin, April 7, 2017 Issue

Shushin

Bishop Ryokan Ara Tendai Mission of Hawaii Hajimekara jigoku ni Umarete kitato omoeba Shiku mo hakkumo Raku no tane From the beginning if you know that you were born in hell, the four sufferings (of birth, of old age,...
Photo of Gov. John A. Burns, first lady Beatrice Burns and their “miracle” son, Jim Burns, at a formal event in 1962, the year Burns was elected Hawai‘i’s first Democratic governor. (Photo courtesy Emme Tomimbang)

Lead Story – Aloha ‘Oe, Judge James S. Burns

The Retired Judge is Remembered Fondly for His Intellect and Low-key Local Demeanor Richard Borreca Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Jim Burns had the untucked Aloha shirt casualness Hawai‘i appreciates, but his intellectual rigour and character were...
Group photo (from left): of Aketo Honda, Kazuko Sakai, Sadao Honda, Shizuko Sakai, Kozue Honda and Jean Honda at the Honda family estate.

My Furusato – Natsukashii! Former Fulbright Fellow’s Progress Report Details Visit to Her Furusato...

Gail Honda Gail Honda is a writer in Honolulu. She can be reached at gail.honda@hawaii.rr.com and 808-942-4783. The following is a progress report Gail Honda wrote during her stay in Japan from July 1991 to January...
Family photo of John and first lady, Beatrice Burns with "miracle son", Jim Burns

Sidebar – Judge Jim Burns Remembers A of Grit and Grace

Editor’s note: At an October 1997 March of Dimes fundraising dinner, Jim Burns, then chief judge of the Hawai‘i Intermediate Court of Appeals, shared the inspiring story of his mother, Beatrice “Bea” Burns, with...
Photo of the UHM Theatre and Dance students act out a scene from “Two Great Lords.”

“Power and Folly: Japanese (Kyogen) Satire For The 21st Century”

WHO/WHAT: The University of Hawai‘i at Manoa’s Department of Theatre and Dance presents its Mainstage Season finale, “Power and Folly: Japanese Satire for the 21st Century,” performed in the 600-year-old comedic form of kyogen....
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“Okinawa: The Afterburn” Film Screening

WHO/WHAT: A free showing of documentary filmmaker John Junkerman’s 2015 film, “Okinawa: The Afterburn.” The film provides a comprehensive view of the World War II Battle of Okinawa, its aftermath and the ongoing struggles...

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