Hui O Laulima Accepting 2016 Cultural Grant Applications

Applications are being accepted for Hui O Laulima’s 2016 Cultural Grant program. All prospective grant projects/activities and expenditure of grant monies must take place during the 2016 calendar year (January-December). Applications are due by...

Deigo Club Welcomes Yasuko Arakawa As President

Deigo Club members knew that celebrating the new year in April was a bit late. Then again, club members didn’t know whether the club would still be in existence to celebrate the arrival of...

Japanese Women’s Society Foundation Holds Summit And Fashion Show

The Japanese Women’s Society Foundation presented its Second Women’s Leadership Summit and 36th Fashion Show on March 27 and 28 at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel. “Health, Beauty & Well-Being” was the theme of the...

“Echos Of Dat Red Guitar”

Gwen Battad Ishikawa Commentary Billed as a “twisted Pidgin comedy,” Kumu Kahua Theatre’s staging of Lee Tonouchi’s “Echoes of Dat Red Guitar” lives up to its description, and then some. You don’t have to know what the...

An Ode To The Vino And Hiroshi ’Ohana

Ryan Tatsumoto Hawai‘i Herald Columnist Editor’s note: The “foodie” movement is alive and thriving in Hawai‘i, with new restaurants and food trucks opening their doors almost weekly and open markets popping up in our neighborhoods, giving...
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Remembering Vietnam

Karleen C. Chinen Commentary In the closing days of April, I watched with great interest the PBS programs commemorating the 40th anniversary of end of the Vietnam War. I was in high school and at the...
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Generation Gap

GENERATION GAP By Jon J. Murakami

Mokuhanga: Japanese Woodblock Printing From Ukiyo-E to Abstract

WHO/WHAT: As part of the Hawaii Japanese Center’s special Japan Foundation exhibition, “Handcrafted Form: Traditions and Techniques,” painter/printmaker Glenn Yamanoha will present an overview of woodblock printmaking, its history and development, and its influences...
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Three Stories For Caregivers

DEAR FRANCES By Frances H. Kakugawa
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Sumie Society Of Hawaii Celebrates End Of Show

Members of the Sumie Society of Hawaii gathered at Alan Wong’s Pineapple Room on Lei Day (May 1) for their 13th annual post-exhibition luncheon and awards program. The exhibition, which was held April 20...

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