Peace Boat Docked In Honolulu

Gwen Battad Ishikawa On July 12, a luxury cruise ship docked at Honolulu Harbor. Unlike other cruise ships that bring tourists to our Islands, Peace Boat carried not only tourists, but also eight hibakusha (atomic...

An Evening of Japanese Koto and Shakuhachi Music

Hawaiʻi Public Radio’s acoustic jewel box, the Atherton Studio, provides the ideal sound environment to hear “An Evening of Japanese Koto and Shakuhachi Music” on Saturday, August 29. Darin Miyashiro, koto instructor at the...

Nat-Yo Average Bean – The Fermented Bean Gets Its Own Day!

Ryan Tatsumoto Hawai‘i Herald Columnist For the past few years, dedicated nattophiles have been organizing an annual dinner celebrating that humble fermented bean, natto, on its own day, no less. What? Natto has its own day?...

Urasenke Concludes 43rd Hawai‘i Tea Seminar

Urasenke Foundation of Hawaii president Dr. Genshitsu Sen hosted a dinner at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel on July 21. Attending the event were Dr. Sen’s Hawai‘i guests, as well as participants in the 43rd...

Shigeedas Honored At Farewell Luncheon

More than 250 people packed the Manoa Grand Ballroom of the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i on July 1 for a luncheon to bid aloha to outgoing Consul General of Japan Toyoei Shigeeda and...

Camping, Okinawa Style

HAISAI HAWAII by LOUIS WAI
Photo of Carolyn Kubota Morinishi and Marian Kurosaki Kubota

Culture 4 Kids!

CULTURE 4 KIDS! by CAROLYN KUBOTA MORINISHI

Approaching The Sacred: Japanese Buddhist Temples in Hawaii

WHO/WHAT: The Hawaii Japanese Center presents an exhibit on Hawai‘i’s Japanese Buddhist temples. The basis of the exhibit was the book, “Japanese Buddhist Temples in Hawaii: An Illustrated Guide,” written by professors George and...
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“Picture Bride” – A Family Saga

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