Garrett Kaoru Hongo

On my way to the Volcano district of the Big Island to interview poet Garrett Hongo, I thought about the poems in his two books of poetry, “Yellow Light,” and his more recent “The...

The Training Of Itamae

Lisa Fowler Vol. 5, No. 10, April 20, 1984 Raw quail eggs resting on flying fish roe and raw squid placed on a bed of rice probably wouldn’t appeal to the Western palate at first. However,...

Tea Houses: Old Japan In Hawaii

To hear the pleasant non-sound of running water from a sparkling stream is a relaxing mind massager. To feel a cool breeze wafting in from the still water of a manicured pond becomes a...

Bon Dance

S. Sanae Imada Vol. 1, No. 5, July 18, 1980 Colorful Japanese lanterns, chochin, swing in the intermittent breeze and light the warm night with their gentle glow. The rhythmic beats of a large drum punctuate...

Shushin

Byoubu wa Oreru kara tatsun dayo Tsupatteiru to Jiki taoreruyo A folding screen can stand because it is collapsible. An unfolded screen will collapse instantly. – Bishop Ryokan Ara Tendai Mission of Hawaii
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Generation Gap

GENERATION GAP By Jon J. Murakami

10th Annual Kids First! Film Festival

WHO/WHAT: The award-winning UH Manoa KIDS FIRST! Film Festival, presented by Outreach College, celebrates a decade of FREE family fun. This year’s festival provides quality entertainment for children and youth from 2 to 18...

Portraits of Internment

Laura Hirayama Vol. 3, No. 23, Dec. 3, 1982 Dear Daddy, . . . I am waiting for you to come home to show you how I can dance. I can swim too. I go swimming with...
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Health News From Around The World (Part 2)

Bread — It’s All About the Crusts Bread crusts are a rich source of antioxidants that combat diseases, according to a study by the German Research Center of Food Chemistry. The study discovered that the...

Enjoying Retirement To The Fullest

Allen Yadao Vol. 22, No. 4, Feb. 16, 2001 Going to the Lanakila Multi-Purpose Senior Center maintains the mental and physical health of retired Hongwanji Mission School teacher Cecilia Lindo. As a member of the center’s...

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