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Generation Gap

GENERATION GAP By Jon J. Murakami

“Under The Blood Red Sun”

Karleen C. Chinen How do we keep Hawai‘i’s World War II story alive so that its lessons continue to resonate for generations to come? It’s a tough question that anyone involved in passing on history...

Bluefin Tuna Sells for 4.5 Million Yen at Tōkyō Auction

TÖKYÖ  — The first fish auction of 2015, held Jan. 5 at the Tsukiji Fish Market in Tōkyō, saw a bluefin tuna sell for 4.51 million yen, or roughly $37,934. That breaks down to...

Japanese Cultural Society of Maui Shinnen Enkai

WHO/WHAT: The Japanese Cultural Society of Maui (JCS Maui) will welcome the Year of the Sheep at its annual Shinnen Enkai (New Year) dinner. WHEN/WHERE: Saturday, Jan. 24, at the Elleair Rainbow Room at the...
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Does Russia Have Soft Power

ECON 2015 By Joseph S. Nye Jr.
Rev. Paul Osumi

Money, Money, Money

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission “Oh, money, money, money, thou art health and life and peace; he that hath thee can rattle his pockets at the devil.“ Can he? Can he rattle his...

Jared S. Higashi

Jared S. Higashi recently joined the Hawai‘i Lodging & Tourism Association as director of government and community affairs. Higashi will represent HLTA members and serve as a liaison with government and elected officials. He will...
Historical Fiction by Michael G. Malaghan

“Picture Bride” – A Family Saga

HISTORICAL FICTION By Michael G. Malaghan

Are Tightwads Saving Mother Earth?

DRAMA QUEEN JOURNALS By Shara Yuki Enay Birbirsa

Sumō In The Flesh And Other Adventures

Loren Ke‘alaaumoe Fujitani Special to The Hawai‘i Herald It is winter in Japan — the season marked by kotatsu (table with a built-in foot warmer); hokkairo (hand/body warmers); nabemono (Japanese hot pot); ofuro (hot bath); Uniqlo...

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