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Your Social Security – It’s Your Future So Plan Ahead

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Dear Frances – New Year … New Wisdom

DEAR FRANCES By Frances H. Kakugawa Happy New Year, readers! I’d like to begin the new year by thanking editor Karleen Chinen and The Hawai‘i Herald for bringing us together through this “Dear Frances” column. I am humbled, not only by my “Boss Lady’s” confidence in me, but in your positive responses. Continue to send....
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As I See It – Can Hawai‘i Really Teach America About Race?

Jonathan Y. Okamura, Ph.D. Commentary Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Last Nov. 18, I participated in a public forum with five other speakers on the topic, “What Can Hawai‘i Teach America about Race,” at The Arts at Marks Garage in Chinatown. It was part of the online newspaper Civil Beat’s ongoing “Hawai‘i Storytellers” series and....
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Legacy of the Sansei – The Sansei Legacy and Our Hawaiian Cultural Heritage

Alan T. Murakami Special to The Hawai‘i Herald The Sansei in Hawai‘i leave a mixed legacy in their diminishing historic wake. The authors in this series make me marvel at their contributions to the social fabric of this island ‘äina. They have forged new fabric in the form of literature, art and poetry, and have....
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Legacy of The Sansei – The Sansei in Hawai‘i: A Blended Culture of Aloha

Glenn K. Miyataki, Ph.D. Special to The Hawai‘i Herald While the legacy of the Sansei is still being written in many countries, I accepted an invitation to write this essay because of the unique circumstances that distinguish Sansei in Hawai‘i from Sansei in the continental United States and other countries. What is it about being....
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Generation Gap

GENERATION GAP by Jon J. Murakami
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Nengajo (continued)

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Fighting Two Wars – Adm. Harry B. Harris JR. : Nisei Warriors “All Heroes...

Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr. Commander, U.S. Pacific Command Editor’s note: One of the events of last month’s commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor by Japan was a grand tribute to the Nisei soldiers who stepped forward to serve their country in the dark days following the Dec. 7, 1941,....
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Shushin

SHUSHIN by Bishop Ryokan Ara, Tendai Mission of Hawaii
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Fighting Two Wars – Gov. David Ige: “Am I Adding To Your Legacy?”

Gov. David Y. Ige Governor of Hawai‘i (2015 to present) Aloha . . . It truly is an honor and a privilege for me to be here today as governor of the state of Hawai‘i. My grandparents, the Issei, immigrated to Hawai‘i from Japan and Okinawa more than a hundred years ago in search of....

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