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February 6, 2015

Rev. Paul Osumi

What Is Life

“Life today is a hideous humdrum, a ghastly joke. Birth, toil, death and, at the end, a jump in the dark — nothing else.” On the contrary, life is largely what we make of...
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New Year Brings COLA Increase

YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY By Jane Yamamoto-Burigsay
Rev. Paul Osumi

Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission MARRIED HAPPINESS The prize winners at a picnic were announced, "Mrs. Smith won the ladies' rolling pin-throwing contest. Mr. Smith won the 100-yard dash." The art of being happy,...
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Hakuoah University Handbell Choir Performs In Hawai‘i

WHO/WHAT: Celebrating its 27th anniversary, the internationally-recognized Hakuoh University Handbell Choir will be on O‘ahu for its 24th Goodwill Tour of Hawai‘i, offering four FREE public concerts. The choir is led by acclaimed director...

Lobsters, Beef And Illusions

HAISAI HAWAII By Louis Wai
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JCS Maui Accepting Scholarship Applications

The Japanese Cultural Society of Maui is accepting applications for its annual scholarship to be awarded to a graduating high school senior who promotes and perpetuates Japanese culture through education and/or the arts. Interested...

Generation Gap

GENERATION GAP By Jon J. Murakami

Japanese Consulate Honors Japanese Media

Hawaii Hochi and The Hawai‘i Herald, represented by Hawaii Hochi, Ltd. president Keiichi Tagata, were among three media organizations recognized by Consul General of Japan Toyoei Shigeeda on Dec. 17. Also honored were Hawaii...

10th Annual “Not Your Ordinary Garage Sale”

WHO/WHAT: The Hawaii Chapter of World Wings International Inc., the philantropic organization of former Pan Am flight attendants present this unique fundraising event.  Proceeds benefit St. Francis Hospice, Hawai‘i’s first and largest hospice program...

In Search Of Grandfather’s Spirit

James Dote Special to The Hawaii Herald Eight years ago, our son Ryan had an ancestral epiphany while exchanging university graduation wishes among his friends. On a social media site, each shared their one wish for...

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