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Culture 4 Kids!

CULTURE 4 KIDS! by CAROLYN KUBOTA MORINISHI

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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?...

“I cannot forget…” – Japanese National Journeys to Hawai‘i

"I cannot forget..." - Japanese National Journeys to Hawai‘i to Fulfill a Postwar Promise Chance Gusukuma Special to The Hawai‘i Herald (Reprinted from June 17, 2005) Editor’s note: As we approach Aug. 15, the 70th anniversary of the...

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...

“TO HELL AND BACK” – On the 70th Anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, a...

Frances H. Kakugawa Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Before my mother died, she said something that left me with a nagging thought. “Don’t let me be forgotten,” she told the minister.” What if all my ancestors in...

Aug. 9 Events To Commemorate The 70th Anniversary Of The Bombing On Hiroshima And...

• 7, 8 and 10:30 a.m. - Church services at The Cathedral of Saint Andrew, 229 Queen Emma Sq. 10 a.m. – The 22nd annual Nagasaki Peace Bell Ringing Ceremony in honor of Nagasaki. Hawaii...

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...

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...

Honolulu Hiroshima Kenjin Kai Celebrates 60th

Karleen C. Chinen "According to the zodiac calendar, we have attained our kanreki (60th) year,” Honolulu Hiroshima Kenjin Kai president Wayne Miyao told the 110 kenjin kai members and guests who gathered at the Waialae...

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