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Dialogue – Mahalo Maui!

DIALOGUE By Karleen Chinen This page — the one you are reading right now — is usually the last page of the issue that I work on every other week, probably hoping that it will magically fill itself up. Hah, dream on! With this issue, I’m especially glad that it is the last page my....
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Back-To-School Education Blessing

WHO/WHAT: Hawaii Kotohira Jinsha – Hawaii Dazaifu Tenmagu will provide a blessing for educators and students of all ages so that they may enjoy learning and take delight in new discoveries and persevere in...
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“Keijiro Amemiya Documentary,” Thursday, Aug. 3, at 8 p.m. This special documents the life of Keijiro Amemiya, one of Japan’s influential businessmen in the early 1900s.  He played a key role in the Koshu Zaibatsu (financial group from the Province of Kai) and other various businesses. He began his career as a peddler and through....
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Hui Makaala 48th Annual Scholarship Fund Luncheon & Fashion Show

WHO/WHAT: Hui Makaala presents its 48th Annual Scholarship Fund Luncheon & Fashion Show, featuring designers Allison Izu, Janice Tsujimura and Jeanie Chun. WHEN/WHERE: Sunday, July 30, at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Coral Ballroom. Boutique sales...
Yoko Waki (left) and Marian Okada will discuss the meaning of Japanese names at the workshop.

Japanese Name Interpretation Workshop

WHO/WHAT: Come and learn about “What’s in a Japanese name!” JCCH Tokioka Heritage Resource Center volunteer Marian Okada and Yoko Waki will provide an extensive general overview of Japanese personal names, including a discussion...
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Generation Gap

GENERATION GAP by Jon J. Murakami
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“Health Information – Secrets of the Avocado (Part 2)”

Avocados are evergreens belonging to the laurel family, and are native to Central America (Columbia and Ecuador) and the southern regions of Mexico. Literally translated, avocado means “testicle,” an unlikely name for a fruit,...
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Estate Planning Insights – Tax Filings, Payments, and Other Considerations

ESTATE PLANNING INSIGHTS By Ethan R. Okura The Hawai‘i state Legislature recently passed two bills that will affect our elderly population and their health care. One was Senate Bill 534, the Kupuna Caregivers Act; the other was House Bill 1396, Relating to Community Care Foster Family Homes. Gov. David Ige signed both bills into law.....
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Historical Fiction – “Picture Bride”, A Family Saga

HISTORICAL FICTION By Michael G. Malaghan Chapter 103 Nov. 22, 1922 Except for the wind whispering through the shutters, the rustling of a turning newspaper page and the clinking of a porcelain cup set on a saucer, the after-breakfast ritual silence enveloped the Takayama’s dining room. Earlier in the morning, four daily newspapers had been....
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Book Review – “The Three-Year Swim Club”, Recalling An Era When Anything was Possible

Alan Suemori Commentary Special to The Hawai‘i Herald There is a hauntingly telling interlude in Julie Checkoway’s second book, “The Three-Year Swim Club: The Untold Story of Maui’s Sugar Ditch Kids,” that captures all at once the complexity and mystery of Soichi Sakamoto, the legendary Maui-born nisei, who some consider the greatest American swimming coach....

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