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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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8*0*8

8*0*8 By Dennis Fujitake
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Generation Gap

GENERATION GAP By Jon J. Murakami

“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...

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...

“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...

2016 — Year Of The Monkey

Editor’s note: The artwork on the following pages are the winning entries of the annual nengajö, or New Year’s card, design contest for students taking Japanese language. The statewide contest is sponsored by the...

Inventing New Year’s Traditions

Dr. George Tanabe, Ph.D. Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Everything was ready for another New Year’s breakfast. My family had gathered around the table filled with our traditional dishes: ozoni soup, fresh fruit, nishime, chikuwa fish...

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...
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Thoughts On Years At New Year’s

DEAR FRANCES By Frances H. Kakugawa

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