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...

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...

“Must Take Home” Maui Specialties

Each of our neighbor islands is unique in its own way, and so are their omiyage, those gifts — usually food — you bring home to share with family and friends. Maui’s goodies range...

“Picture Bride” — The Serialized Novel

Editor’s note: We continue Michael G. Malaghan’s serialized historical novel, “Picture Bride,” based on the Japanese immigrant experience. Malaghan’s trilogy will take readers from turn-of-the-20th-century-Japan to Hawai‘i in the picture bride era; the Islands...

Sumie Society Celebrates 12th Exhibition

Eight Sumie Society of Hawaii students were presented certificates of achievement by their longtime instructor, Sachie Saigusa-Sensei, at the group’s annual gathering. The lunchtime event at Alan Wong’s Pineapple Room marked the conclusion of...

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...
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Hui O Laulima Accepting 2015 Cultural Grant Applications

Hui O Laulima, a women’s organization dedicated to promoting, perpetuating and preserving Okinawan culture, is currently accepting applications for its 2015 cultural grant program. The grants are open to groups and individuals who are...

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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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