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Community – A Whole New World

Soto Mission of Hawaii Hosts Ministers’ Children from Japan Jodie Chiemi Ching Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Hawai‘i’s Japanese American community has come a long way since 1903 when Soto Zen priests first arrived in the Islands...
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KIKU

Channel 9 (Oceanic Cable) and 20 (Hawaiian Telcom) Programs are subject to change, without notice. For updated information, call 847-2021) “Pet Doctor in the House (Yomiuri TV),” premieres on Saturday, Feb. 18, at 7 p.m. As...
Group photo of the 65th Cherry Blossom Festival queen contestants.

Community Focus – 65th Cherry Blossom Festival Contestants Introduced

The 65th Cherry Blossom Festival was officially launched on Jan. 8, with the 15 queen contestants introduced at the New Year’s ‘Ohana Festival at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i. Kokoro, the Japanese word for...
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Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission WHEN YOU RETIRE Some people say, “I will work extra hard so I can retire early with enough money to play and have a good time.” But the trouble...
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Estate Planning Insights – Estate Planning Updated for 2017

ESTATE PLANNING INSIGHTS By Ethan R. Okura
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Shushin

SHUSHIN by Bishop Ryokan Ara, Tendai Mission of Hawaii
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Generation Gap

GENERATION GAP by Jon J. Murakami
Photo of City Councilmember Ernie Martin at the 2014 “Sakura Safari – Hana Mi.” (Photo courtesy Ernie Martin)

Cherry Blossom Cultural Events in Wahiawa

WHO/WHAT: The Wahiawa Nikkei Civic Association presents two events to celebrate the cherry blossom season. Friends and family can enjoy refreshments and local talent in Japanese entertainment on Jan. 28, and a 90-minute trolley...
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“Crossing Bridges” on Display

WHO/WHAT: ProjectFocus Hawaii, in partnership with the Wahiawa Community Based Development Organization, presents “Crossing Bridges” for public viewing. “Crossing Bridges,” which was featured in the Jan. 6 Hawai‘i Herald, is a photographic exhibit of...

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