“Wind From Hawai‘i — Nänä I Ke Kumu” In Okinawa

Review by Shoko Yonaha Translated from the July 1, 2015, Ryukyu Shimpo Editor’s note: Last June, Cheryl Yoshie Nakasone-Sensei, shihan (master instructor) of Jimpu Kai USA, Kin Ryöshö Ryükyü Geinou Kenkyusho, honored the legacy of her...

Architect Extraordinaire Frank Futoshi Arakawa

Marion M. Arakawa Reprinted with Permission Editor’s note: The following story on a little-known figure in Hawai‘i’s history, gifted architect and engineer Frank Futoshi Arakawa, is reprinted from “Aloha ‘Äina, Volume II: More Big Island Memories.”...

Elvis Sighted On Maui!

Ilima Loomis Reprinted with Permission Allen Idemoto’s first glimpse of Elvis Presley was through a neighbor’s window. Growing up in a small plantation house on Maui with so many brothers and sisters that he had to sleep...

Shushin

Shushin by Bishop Ryokan Ara, Tendai Mission of Hawaii
Rev. Paul Osumi

Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission Be Kind Ian MacLaren, the Scottish writer said, "Let us be kind to one another, for most of us are fighting a hard battle." An outward appearance is often...
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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...
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Social Security Evolves To Serve You

YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY By Jane Yamamoto-Burigsay

“What Is The Legacy Of The Sansei?”

Gail Honda Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Editor’s note: In this piece, and the essays that follow it, you will probably notice that the terms — Issei, Nisei, Sansei, Yonsei, Gosei — appear capitalized in some...

Shopping For Health Insurance

Medicare 411 by David Sayen

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,...

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