Book cover with title 'epitah for a peach four seasons on my family farm' by David Mas Masumoto

Book Review – “Epitah for a Peach”

Lessons David Masumoto Learned from a Special Peach Alan Suemori Commentary, Special to The Hawai‘i Herald In 1995, David “Mas” Masumoto’s novella, “Epitaph for a Peach: Four Seasons on My Family Farm,” was published to unexpected acclaim. It was a lilting dreamscape of memory, meditation and soliloquy. Divided into four seasons, the book follows the....
And . . . taran! Look closely, the cooked taroimo (taro) leaves can be seen in the lower right hand corner

My Hawaii – Wow, Laulau!

Colin Sewake Hawai‘i Herald Columnist “Okinawa is such a beautiful place, not just the ocean and scenery and culture, but the people. I’ve been treated well and taken care of by many people here in what has become ‘My Hawai‘i.’” — Colin Sewake GINOZA-SON — I now live more than 4,800 miles away from my....
Inoue’s presentation, “2019: The Year of Movement,” was held at the Honolulu Club this past February. The attendees listened intently to prepare for the rapidly changing world, as explained by Inoue.

Lead Story – Life-Guide Alice Inoue’s Midyear Update

A Year for “Safe Risk-Taking” Jodie Chiemi Ching It’s already the middle of 2019! Here at The Hawai‘i Herald, time is flying by so quickly. So much has happened in the local Japanese American community: Hawai‘i was treated to an unforgettable kabuki performance from Japan; the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i and the Hawaii United....
Book Cover with title 'Hawaii Regional Cuisine, The Food Movement That Changed the Way Hawaii Eats' by Samuel Hideo Yamashita

Book Review – “Hawaii Regional Cuisine”

The Food Movement That Changed the Way Hawai‘i Eats Lynette Lo Tom Commentary, Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Today, we take for granted that our restaurant food will have influences from all ethnic groups and that the freshest Hawai‘i farm vegetables will be showcased. But this wasn’t always the case. Professor Samuel Hideo Yamashita reminds....
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Generation Gap

GENERATION GAP by Jon J. Murakami
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Bonsai Exhibition and Plant Fair

WHO/WHAT: Hawaii Bonsai Association members will share information on the art of bonsai. Attendees will have an opportunity to learn how to raise and care for their bonsai plants by talking with experts and...
'Mystery Theatre.'


"Three Days to Destiny," Sunday, Aug. 4 at 8 p.m.; and repeats Monday, Aug. 5 at 1 p.m. One of the most popular series to air on KIKU was "Happy Family Plan." In this show, dads had one week to learn a special talent that could win a special prize for their entire family. In,....
'Final Cut .'

NGN Programs

“Final Cut,” premiers Tuesday, Aug. 6 at 7:35 p.m. During his high school days, Keisuke's mother was accused of the murder of a young girl. Twelve years after this incident, Keisuke sets out on a revenge mission to find the murderer who is to blame for eventually forcing her mother to commit suicide. Keisuke targets....
Book cover with title 'Wise Guy, Lessons from a Life' by Guy Kawasaki

Book Review – Guy Kawasaki Shares Lessons in the “Wise Guy”

Lessons From a Life Wayne Muromoto Commentary, Special to The Hawai‘i Herald For many local readers of The Hawai‘i Herald of a certain generation, Guy Kawasaki is best known as the son of the late local politician, Duke Kawasaki, and only secondarily as a local boy who made it good in the world of high....
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Local Motion! Kikunobu Dance Company Concert

WHO/WHAT: The Kikunobu Dance Company, led by Onoe Kikunobu-Sensei (Gertrude Tsutsumi), will present a concert featuring traditional, contemporary and folk dances of Japan as part of the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa’s 2019...

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