United Japanese Society Welcomes “Year Of The Monkey”

About 200 United Japanese Society of Hawaii members and supporters came together at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i’s Manoa Grand Ballroom on Jan. 23 to ring in the “Year of the Monkey.” The day...
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Generation Gap

GENERATION GAP By Jon J. Murakami

“A Taste Of Wine And Sake”

WHO/WHAT: The Japanese Women’s Society Foundation presents its 2016 fundraiser, “A Taste of Wine and Sake,” with proceeds benefitting Kuakini Home and the organization’s gerontology scholarship and grants programs. Wines will be provided by...

A Time For Re-Engagement

Tyler Tokioka Special to The Hawai‘i Herald If the goal of all immigrants is to become an equal in their new country, then we of Ja-panese ancestry in Hawai‘i have achieved this goal in three generations...

Battle For Long-Term Care Marches On

Kevin Kawamoto Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Two bills that would have created a publicly funded, in-home long-term care benefit for Hawai‘i residents have been tabled — at least for this legislative session. But community advocates...
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Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Fighting The Problem A certain teacher repeatedly admonished his class, "Don't fight the problem." What he means is that the energy spent in worrying about the problem should be spent in...

Uchinanchu Of The Year Honorees

The Hawaii United Okinawa Association recognized 45 individuals as “Uchinanchu of the Year” at its annual installation/”Uchinanchu of the Year” banquet on Jan. 16 at the Hawaii Okinawa Center. The “Uchinanchu of the Year”...
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Jash Holds New Year’s Reception At Washington Place

The Japan-America Society of Hawaii celebrated the arrival of the new year with a reception at Washington Place on Jan. 28. Guests received individual Shinto blessings as well as a good luck amulet by Bishop...

Cherry Blossom Trees Planted At Helemano Plantation

Gwen Battad Ishikawa Helemano Plantation in Wahiawä is now home to 12 cherry blossom trees from Japan — with 88 more to come when they are ready for planting, for a grand total of 100...

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