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Omoikitte Itawari no kotoba wo Kakete mina Sono hitokoto de Aite mo kaeru shi Jibun mo kaeru kara _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ From one’s heart extend with compassion a kind word, From the one kind word the other person may change, And you yourself may change. – Bishop...
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38th Annual “Commitment to Excellence” Art Exhibition

WHO/WHAT: The Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce presents its 38th Annual “Commitment to Excellence” Art Exhibition – Showcasing the Next Generation of Artistic Excellence. The exhibition will feature works from local artists, as well...

Japanese Women’s Society Foundation Installs Officers

Members and guests of the Japanese Women’s Society Foundation gathered at Waialae Country Club on July 9 for the group’s annual general membership meeting and installation. Twelve new members were recognized during the general membership...
Historical Fiction by Michael G. Malaghan

“Picture Bride” – A Family Saga

HISTORICAL FICTION By Michael G. Malaghan

Dale Kobayashi For State House, District 23

I wish to express my sincere gratitude to Hawaii Hochi for providing this opportunity for our community to freely express our views with one another. For over 100 years, the Hochi has served as...
Rev. Paul Osumi

Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Blue Days Every person will find that he sometimes has dark days - days when he feels he is "down in the dumps." So do thousands of people. But we do...

Kirk Caldwell Is Grateful To Be Your Mayor

Kirk Caldwell was born in Waipahu and raised in Hilo, the oldest son of a plantation and country doctor. He studied Urban Planning and Economics at Tufts University, earned an M.A. from the Fletcher...

“Serve The People” – An “Engaging” Look Back At The Making Of Asian America

Jonathan Y. Okamura, Ph.D. Commentary Special to The Hawai‘i Herald “Serve the People: Making Asian America in the Long Sixties,” by Karen L. Ishizuka, Verso Press (New York), 2016 “Serve the People: Making Asian America in the Long...

JCCH Honors Five At 2016 Gala

The Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i honored five individuals and groups at its “Sharing the Spirit of Aloha” annual gala in the Coral Ballroom of the Hilton Hawaiian Village on June 25. Kenny Endo...

Discovering Magic In The Pa‘ia Darkness . . .

Lost in the darkness of his father’s movie theater, Victor Kobayashi’s childhood was filled with the flickering images of fearless samurai, wild cowboys and a bigger world beyond his small plantation town. Born in...

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