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Kadomatsu Workshop

WHO/WHAT: Kadomatsu workshop led by Rick Hoo. Kadomatsu are Japanese good luck bamboo and pine arrangements that adorn the entrance to many homes at New Year’s. Rick Hoo began making kadomatsu with TEMARI, Center...
Elena Wang and Sam Tanabe, members of the Broadway cast of “Allegiance,” sing a song from the musical for the JCCH audience. Wang will play “Kei” in next year’s Los Angeles production of the musical. (Photos by Gregg Kakesako)

Community – “Allegiance” Cast Honors Nisei Veterans and Support Groups

“Allegiance” Lead George Takei Discusses the Musical’s Broader Message Gregg K. Kakesako Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Actor and civil rights activist George Takei said the story of the 120,000 Japanese Americans who were imprisoned behind barbed...
Historical Fiction by Michael G. Malaghan

Historical Fiction – “Picture Bride, A Family Saga”

HISTORICAL FICTION By Michael G. Malaghan
The Yogi family. Stan Yogi’s father, John Yogi (back row, far right), in camp at Jerome, Ark., with his parents, uncles and aunt. (Photos courtesy Stan Yogi)

Legacy of the Sansei – Paying Forward Our Legacies

Stan Yogi Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Camp. That one-syllable Pandora’s box stuffed with the tangled legacies of our families’ World War II incarceration is, whether we like it or not, an inheritance that connects almost...
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Community Focus – Correction

One person in the photo for the “Journeys to Wellness” story that was published in our Nov. 3, 2017, edition was erroneously identified as the Rev. Dr. Wally Fukunaga. The person should have been...
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Your Social Security – How Did They Do it Without Computers

YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY By Jane Yamamoto-Burigsay
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Journalism – Gordon Sakamoto

At the Helm at the Associated Press Charles Gary Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Reprinted from March 18, 1994 Editor’s note: In his long career in journalism, Gordon Sakamoto rarely got the kind of byline exposure that most...
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“Proof of Loyalty”

WHO/WHAT: PBS Hawai‘i will broadcast “Proof of Loyalty: Kazuo Yamane and the Nisei Soldiers of Hawaii,” which was shown at the recently concluded Hawaii International Film Festival. The film by documentarians Don Sellers and...

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