Edible Cherry Blossoms… Emergency Numbers… and the Liter Lowdown

Beautiful and tasty. Is there anything more symbolic of Japan than cherry blossoms in bloom in springtime? Well, maybe a snow-capped Mount Fuji. Or the rising sun on the Japanese flag. Sakura trees are...

Herald Salutes

Central Pacific bank recently announced the following promotions. Glenn Imai has been promoted to vice president and credit officer of retail and small business credit delivery. He is responsible for overseeing underwriting for small business...

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Hito wo Ate ni suru kara Uragirareru no desu   You are betrayed because you depend on others.  

Farewell to “A Very Special Soldier”

Dick Shigemi Hamada of Honolulu died May 27. He was 92 years old. Hamada was born in Kukuihaele on Hawai‘i island and was a retired planner and estimator supervisor at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard...
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Express Your Appreciation

A husband to his wife as he finished dinner: "Alice, tha was the best chicken I have ever eaten."  He always praised her culinary efforts.  The art of expressing appreciation must be cultivated.  No...

What Medicare Covers in the Hospital

One of Medicare’s most important benefits is helping to cover your expenses if you need to be hospitalized. But what exactly is covered, and how much do you pay? Medicare helps cover certain services and...

Book on “Sugihara Survivors” Published in English

TÖKYÖ — A former official of the Japan National Tourism Organization has released an English-language version of his research on the wartime escape of Jews from Nazi persecution via Japan. Akira Kitade, 70, published his...
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Social Security Honors Veterans

In the United States, people do a lot to recognize and honor the heroes who serve in the Armed Forces and those who made the ultimate sacrifice. July is an appropriate month to recognize...

Koho Radio Fan Club Donates Money to JCCH

The KOHO Radio Fan Club, which recently dissolved, closed out its treasury by donating the balance of its funds to help beautify the courtyard of the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii.  The club was...

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