2016 Okinawan Festival – Your Okinawan Check List

• Cultural Tent: Improve your knowledge of Okinawan culture! The Cultural Tent features a variety of displays and activities highlighting Okinawan culture, including musical instruments, calligraphy, Shimakutuba (Okinawan language), and kimono and paranku dressing...

2016 Okinawan Festival – “Sharing Uchinanchu Aloha”, Okinawan Festival Returns to Kapi‘olani Park Labor...

The Hawaii United Okinawa Association will be “Sharing Uchinanchu Aloha” at the 34th Okinawan Festival, set for Labor Day weekend — Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 3 and 4 — at Kapi‘olani Park. The Festival...

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Yurusu haha Yurusanai chichi Sono naka de Ko wa Massugu Sodatsu __________________________________________________________________________________________________ A forgiving mother, a strict father, between them a child is nurtured. – Bishop Ryokan Ara Tendai Mission of Hawaii

Dialogue – Missing an “Okinawan Mother”

DIALOGUE By Karleen C. Chinen
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Health Partners – Hawai‘i-Okinawa Partner in Health, Postwar World War II Partnership Between UH...

Dr. Satoru Izutsu, Ph.D. Special to The Hawai‘i Herald The 1945 land invasion of Okinawa devastated the prefecture’s military and civilian populations. Under U.S. control, efforts were made to set up medical facilities for the Allied...

Struggling Cities: From Japanese Urban Projects in The 1960s

WHO/WHAT: The Consulate General of Japan in Honolulu and Hawaii Pacific University will co-host the Japan Foundation traveling exhibition, “Struggling Cities: from Japanese Urban Projects in the 1960s.” Taking as its point of departure the...
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Today’s Thought

By Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission PARENTAL DELINQUENCY Honolulu Police Chief Dan Liu's candid observation: "Our problem is not so much one of juvenile delinquency as it is of parental delinquency." Actually there is no...

2016 Okinawan Festival – A Food Lover’s Delight!

There’ll be no shortage of delicious food at the Okinawan Festival, including many dishes that are served in Okinawan home kitchens. Spend a day — or both days — at the Festival and make...

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