Honolulu Japanese American Citizens League board with Gov. John Waihe‘e. From left: Rep. Roland Kotani, Rep. Nobu Yonamine, Bill Kaneko, Earl Nishimura (Honolulu JACL founder), Dolly Strazar, June Shimokawa, Franklin Odo, Allicyn Tasaka, Rep. Tom Okamura and Dan Ishii.

WILLIAM KANEKO

Advocate for Japanese Community Locally and Nationally Melvin Inamasu and Violet Harada Courtesy: Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i Editor’s Note: This bimonthly series represents a partnership between the Herald and the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i. It celebrates...
Consul General of Japan Yutaka Aoki (left) with Dr. James Barahal as they hold up the official commendation letter. (Photo courtesy of Consulate General of Japan)

COMMENDATION OF DR. BARAHAL

On Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021, Dr. James Barahal, president and CEO of the Honolulu Marathon Association, received the 2021 Foreign Minister’s Commendation at the official residence of the Consul General of Japan, Yutaka Aoki,...
Olympic medalists Kristi Yamaguchi, Apolo Ohno, and Alex and Maia Shibutani meet to discuss what it takes to lead with a champion mind. (Photos courtesy of AARP API Community Facebook page)

AARP HOSTS “LEADING WITH A CHAMPION MIND”

Olympians Ohno, Yamaguchi and the Shibutanis Discuss What it Takes to Lead With a “Champion” Mind Kristen Nemoto Jay It’s not common to hear the words “fail” or “mistake” in the same sentence as an “Olympic...
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IS IT A LEGUME OR VEGETABLE?

Ryan Tatsumoto Hawai‘i Herald Columnist I’m not sure how many of you remember that science experiment from elementary school where the teacher placed these little green seeds on a tray lined with wet paper towels and...
Five-year-old Amarie Boatwright holds omamori (amulets) that her parents, Jeramine and Hijiri, purchased from a blessed 2021 at Izumo Taishakyo Mission of Hawaii. (Photo by Wayne Shinbara)

TEN 2021 HERALD COVERS TO GIVE US HOPE IN 2022

Jodie Chiemi Ching A few days ago, I sat down and scanned through the 24 covers of The Hawai‘i Herald published in 2021. It was a challenging year, and we all felt it. As of...
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MIND-BODY RESOLUTION

Dr. Chad Sato Hawai‘i Herald Columnist It’s been almost two years now since the sneaky COVID-19 virus has taken over our lives. We’ve experienced a couple of lockdowns due to rising cases and a couple of...
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Get Your Benefit Statement (SSA-1099 / SSA-1042S)

Jane Burigsay Courtesy: Social Security Administration We’ve made getting your annual Benefit Statement even easier. The Benefit Statement, also known as the form SSA-1099 or the SSA-1042S, is a tax form we mail each year in...
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“A QUESTION OF LOYALTY”

Mike Malaghan Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Editor’s note: “A Question of Loyalty” is the second historical novel in Mike Malaghan’s trilogy on the Japanese American experience in Hawai‘i. Prior to “A Question of Loyalty,” the...

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BISHOP MUSEUM: DONUTS AND DINOS

WHO/WHAT: Start your Sunday morning with donuts, hot cocoa and coffee outside the Expedition Dinosaur: Rise of the Mammals exhibit and get access before the museum opens to the general public. Guests will also...

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