Ford Fuchigami

Ford Fuchigami has been appointed interim director of the state Department of Transportation by Gov. Neil Abercrombie. His nomination is subject to Senate confirmation. Fuchigami had been a DOT deputy director since 2010, overseeing the...

Family Support… and Remembering To Laugh

Omoiyari . . . Think of others first and good karma will return to you. — Frances H. Kakugawa Dear Frances, I’m taking care of my mother, who has Alzheimer’s. My sister and brother live...

Maui Matsuri: For The Sake Of The Keiki

“Dis wen happen long, long time ago in Japan,” she starts in a low voice as the sun begins to set over the West Maui Mountains. About 400 people from 8 to 80 years...

Nisei Veterans Memorial Center

Entering 2014, only two people had served continuously on the Nisei Veterans Memorial Center board of directors since its formation in 1991. Now there is one. At the directors’ annual meeting in March, Leonard Oka resigned...

The Education Center — “To Inform and Transform”

Cornerstone. Crowning piece. Heart and soul. For the better part of three decades, that is how many envisioned what is now the Education Center at the Nisei Veterans Memorial Center on Maui. The Education Center opened...

Lance Mizumoto And A. Catherine Ngo

Central Pacific Financial Corp., parent company of Central Pacific Bank, announced a realignment of its executive management team for both CPF and CPB. Lance A. Mizumoto, previously executive vice president and chief banking officer, was...

UH Kids First! Film Festival 2014 Continues

WHO/WHAT: The University of Hawai‘i Outreach College’s eighth annual KIDS FIRST! Film Festival continues. This festival is geared for young people, ages 2 through teens, and door prizes are awarded at all screenings. The...

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Soko kara saki wa kikanai Soko kara saki wa iwanai Sore ga otona no tsukiai desu Don’t ask to hear more, Nor speak further, That is the adult relationship.  

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