Mike Okihiro

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DOC'S JOCKS By Dr. Michael Okihiro

“Jimpu Kai And Friends” Performance Set for Jan. 24

Grant “Sandaa” Murata Special to The Hawai‘i Herald On Saturday, Jan. 24, Cheryl Yoshie Nakasone-Sensei, shihan, or master instructor, and director of the Jimpu Kai, Kin Ryösho Ryükyü Geinou Kenkyusho, will present a multifaceted and multicultural...

“Aloha ‘Äina, Volume II” – Hana Hou!

Margaret Shiba Special to The Hawaii Herald “We were a family of families. . .” wrote Derek Kurisu in his personal reflection of the values that guided his upbringing in the close-knit Hämäkua Coast plantation community...

Pichah Dis Too

Lee A. Tonouchi Special to Da Hawai‘i Herald I not huhu dat my parents and grandparents nevah buy me no Okinawan children’s picture books when I wuz small. For one ting, nevah have too much back...

Mark Oyama’s ‘Ono Pursuits

David Y. Iha Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Nearly three decades ago, I observed a high school student driving around the streets of Kaua‘i in a Nissan 240Z, which left me wondering how a teenager could...

“Aloha ‘Äina, Volume II” – Editor’s Insights

Gloria R. Kobayashi Special to The Hawai‘i Herald The first story in “Aloha ‘Äina, Volume II, More Big Island Memories” is titled “Architect Extraordinaire.” It highlights the life of Frank Arakawa, who was Hawai‘i County’s deputy...

Why The Rainbow Shines on Rainbow’s

Louis Wai Hawai‘i Herald Columnist Oh yeah, no pain. About 25 years ago, I was walking past the Prince Kühiö Federal Building on Halekauwila Street in downtown Honolulu when I saw a young man barking at...

Exhibition of Peace Message By Children in Okinawa

WHO/WHAT: The Okinawa Prefectural Peace Memorial Museum will present an exhibition of drawings, essays and poems of students who participated in a contest concerning peace. The concept of the contest, now in its 24th...
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