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Kuakini’s “holiday Trees And Treasures” A Success

Kuakini Foundation celebrated the 115th anniversary of Kuakini Health Systems at its annual “Holiday Trees and Treasures” fundraising celebration on Nov. 20 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village’s Coral Ballroom. Some 530 people turned out...

Onoe Kikunobu Expresses Gratitude For Nea Fellowship

Onoe Kikunobu-Sensei remembers the morning in September when she received the call from Hawai‘i Congressman Mark Takai, informing her that the National Endowment for the Arts had selected her as one of 11 Americans...

Herald Salutes

Dr. Doris (Yamauchi) Ching has been appointed interim chancellor of the University of Hawai‘i – West O‘ahu. Her appointment by UH President David Lassner was confirmed unanimously by the UH Board of Regents at...

“But, Why?”

Ann Asakura Special to The Hawai‘i Herald I hear that constantly from Kiele, my 4-year-old granddaughter. “Why do we have to wait?” “Grandma, why do you have to put on so much makeup?” I hope she...

23rd Annual New Year’s ‘Ohana Festival

WHO/WHAT: The Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i presents its annual ‘Ohana Festival to celebrate Hawai‘i’s cultural diversity and to ring in the New Year 2016 – the Year of the Monkey. WHEN/WHERE: Sunday, Jan. 10,...

Be “Rice”, My Friend, In 2016

RYAN'S TABLE BY Ryan Tatsumoto

Sansei Legacies For Whom?

Jonathan Y. Okamura, Ph.D. Special to The Hawai‘i Herald I begin with a confession that I am not strictly sansei. I sometimes describe myself as “yonsei on my father’s side,” because my paternal great-grandfather immigrated to Läna‘i...

Kauai Veterans Center

Gwen Battad Ishikawa Life in the military is rarely glamorous. Military service members put their lives on the line to maintain peace and to defend America’s freedom. For those lucky enough to return home alive, having...

“A Whole New Engineer”

Alan Suemori Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Editor’s note: The arrival of a new year always inspires new outlooks on life and the future of society. Some lose their luster after a few months — others...

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