Honoring the Legacy – JOYCE TSUNODA

Trailblazer for Hawai‘i’s Community Colleges Melvin Inamasu and Violet Harada Courtesy: Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i Editor’s note: “Honoring the Legacy” is a partnership between The Hawai‘i Herald and the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i. It celebrates...

Sports Culture – PRACTICE MAKES PROGRESS

George Furukawa Special to The Hawai‘i Herald For Cyd Okino, the first female head golf professional at Pearl Country Club in ‘Aiea, navigating the proverbial yellow brick road to fame and fortune has been an exhilarating...

The Arts – ALOHA LAS VEGAS

Renelaine Pfister Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Are you ready to return to real venues, not virtual ones? Are you ready to watch live theater and actors up close? I am, especially with a venue in...

Mind-Body Wellness – HONOR ANCESTORS AND YOUR BODY

Dr. Chad Sato Hawai‘i Herald Columnist According to Wikipedia, Obon is a Japanese Buddhist tradition that was adopted from the Chinese “ghost festival,” which honors your ancestors’ spirits. This tradition’s origin was from the story of...

Ryan’s Table – BARBECUE’S BEST FRIEND

Ryan Tatsumoto Hawai‘i Herald Columnist Since we’re well into summer when friends and family tend to throw more barbecue get-togethers, I know most of you already have your go-to proteins. Whether it’s your “famous” chicken recipe,...
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Bulletin Board – HAWAII UNITED OKINAWA ASSOCIATION KARII 2022

WHO/WHAT: Meaning “cheers” or “toast” in Okinawan, Karii is a 21 and over event, featuring samples of adult beverages from specialty mixed drinks to beer, awamori and sake as well as assorted tasting dishes....

Dispatches From Japan – THE DELTA WAVE (JULY 2021)

Kalani M. Fujiwara Commentary Special to The Hawai‘i Herald July 2021 was the month of extreme contrast in Japan with the start of the long-delayed Tōkyō Olympics and the fifth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. It was...

In Our Community – SUMIDA FARM PHOTO PROJECT

Photos by Charidel Busbuso, Fitzpatrick Chua and Kendrick Tokuda Students from Leeward Community College’s ART 277D Studio Photography class, taught by Wayne Muromoto this past spring, visited Sumida Farm to conduct a photography project, which...
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Historical Fiction – “A Question of Loyalty”

Mike Malaghan Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Editor’s note: “A Question of Loyalty” is the second historical novel in Mike Malaghan’s trilogy on the Japanese American experience in Hawai‘i. Prior to “A Question of Loyalty,” the...
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Bulletin Board – JODO MISSION BON DANCE

WHO/WHAT: Obon season is the time of year to honor ancestors’ spirits and the Jodo Mission of Hawaii will be hosting an Obon dance to welcome ancestors back for a short time. To prevent...

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