Historical Fiction by Michael G. Malaghan

“Picture Bride” – A Family Saga


“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...
Rev. Paul Osumi

Wrinkles in the Heart

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission A speaker warned his audience, “Have a care lest the wrinkles in the face extend to the heart.” It is not shameful to have wrinkles in the face....

“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...

Generation Gap


Oh, Goodie! Tasaka Guri Guri

This past year, Maui’s Tasaka Guri Guri marked a business milestone, celebrating 40 years at its location in the Maui Mall in Kahului. But even more impressive about the Valley Isle treat is that...
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De-Cluttering In The New Year

The start of a new year is the perfect time to give your home and office a clutter makeover, purging it of excess papers, files, knick-knacks and other “stuff” that not only takes up...

Welcome “Year Of The Sheep!”

“I am a passive onlooker I let bygones be bygones Goodness brings me fortune I believe in the human race I understand the meaning of giving My cup is never empty I am loyal and just and in others I...

Masumi Watanabe Is Remembered

Kevin Kawamoto Special to The Hawai‘i Herald On the seventh anniversary year of their daughter’s death, the parents of Masumi Watanabe from Sado Island, Japan, attended an intimate memorial service at Kawaiaha‘o Church in Honolulu that...


Hontou no binbou to wa Kyou no kome ga Nai koto desu yo True poverty means when there is not even a single grain of rice to eat today. – Bishop Ryokan Ara Tendai Mission of Hawaii

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