Hawai’i-Okinawa Student Exchange Program

Karleen C. Chinen It’s hard to believe that many of the pioneers of the 25-year-old Hawai‘i-Okinawa Student Exchange Program are now parents themselves whose own children are, quite possibly, today’s youth ambassadors of goodwill, experiencing...

Tyler Tokioka Installed As Chair Of The Honolulu Japanese Chamber Of Commerce

Members of the Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce began its new fiscal year by installing its new board of directors for 2015-2016 on July 14 at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel. Leading the 115-year-old organization...
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Home Sweet Home: Hawaii Okinawa Center At 25

Karleen C. Chinen They stand unique in Hawai‘i’s landscape — the turtle-shaped Albert T. and Wallace T. Teruya Pavilion, and the Yeiko and Kameko Higa Building — the two buildings of the Hawaii Okinawa Center,...
Rev. Paul Osumi

Deadly Weapons

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission A food chemist once observed, “The deadly weapons used by man in committing suicide are the knife, fork and spoon.” We must keep our bodies fit by taking...

Shushin

Koofuku to yuu mono ga Aru no dewa nai Koofuku to omou ga kokoro ga Nano desu There is no happy or sad; these valuations only exist in the mind of the beholder. – Bishop Ryokan Ara Tendai Mission of...

2015 Okinawan Festival Program Sunday, Sept. 5 – Subject To Change

9 a.m. RYUKYU SOKYOKU KOYO KAI HAWAII SHIBU Jane Kaneshiro & Bonnie Miyashiro, Co-chairs; Jane Kane-shiro Sozan Kai; Bonnie Miyashiro Soho Kai; Toma Toyoko Sokyoku Kai; Kaya Hatsuko Sokyoku Kai; Yamashiro Yoneko Sokyoku Kenkyu Kai; Yasuko...

Miscellaneous Health Topics, Part One

Beer Better than Wine for Heart Ailments A great deal of research has proven that a moderate intake of alcohol can prevent heart disease. The question is: which type of alcoholic beverage is best? Wine is...

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