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...

“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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Ninth Annual UH Kids First! Film Festival

WHO/WHAT: The University of Hawai‘i Outreach Office presents its 2015 summer film program. The award-winning UH Manoa KIDS FIRST! Film Festival gives young people the excitement and thrill of attending a film festival just...
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