SHINGON SHU HAWAI‘I SAILING ITS OWN CANOE

Photo Courtesy: OnlyInHawaii.org In 2004, an historic event took place when the Shingon temple on Sheridan Street in Honolulu broke away from its denominational headquarters in Japan and became independent. It was the first time...

Saint Louis’ Jordan Yamamoto Shines on the Diamond

Photo Credit: ScoringLive When Saint Louis High School won the 2014 Hawai‘i State High School Baseball Championship at Les Murakami Stadium on May 23, it marked the first time in four decades that the Crusaders...

HERALD SALUTES – JILL TOKUDA

State Sen. Jill Tokuda was presented a 2014 “Champions for Charters” award from the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools at the U.S. Capitol during National Charter School Week (May 4-10). Tokuda was one...

GOVERNING THE INTERNET

In its earliest days, the internet was like a small village of known users whose designers did not pay much attention to security because there was a climate of trust. All that changed with...

SENDAI HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS THANK LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS

Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons Consul General of Japan Toyoei Shigeeda marked the third anniversary of the March 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake by hosting a reception at his residence for students from a high school...

HERALD SALUTES – EDWARD OSHIRO

Photo Courtesy: Department of Education ‘Ewa Makai Middle School principal Edward Oshiro was presented the 10th annual Masayuki Tokioka Excellence in School Leadership Award at the Public Schools of Hawai‘i Foundation Dinner on May 1....

CENTURY-OLD SHINTO SHRINE AT HPV REDEDICATED

Photo Courtesy: Wikimedia.org The ever so humble Wakamiya Inari Shrine at Hawaii’s Plantation Village in Waipahu celebrated the 100th anniversary of its founding in a big way on May 4. The Shinto shrine was feted...

SHOULD HONOULIULI BE A NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE?

Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons The National Park Service is currently accepting public comment on its draft study, which identifies the Honouliuli internment camp site for possible inclusion as a national historic site or a national...

HOW MEDICARE COVERS HOSPICE CARE

Photo Courtesy: Hospice Hawaii Coping with a terminal illness can be very difficult, for the patient as well as his or her loved ones. That’s why I want to pass along some information about Medicare’s...

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