“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...
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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...

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...

“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...
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Social Security Evolves To Serve You

YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY By Jane Yamamoto-Burigsay

Be “Rice”, My Friend, In 2016

RYAN'S TABLE BY Ryan Tatsumoto
Historical Fiction by Michael G. Malaghan

“Picture Bride” — A Family Saga

A Family Saga by Michael G. Malaghan

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...

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.”...

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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