Jwsf Celebrates New Year At Natsunoya Tea House

The Japanese Women’s Society Foundation welcomed the “Year of the Monkey” at its annual shinnenkai at Natsunoya Tea House on Jan. 24. The luncheon and brief business meeting was preceded by a bake sale,...
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Hui O Laulima Awards 2016 Cultural Grants

Hui O Laulima, a nonprofit women’s organization and a member-club of the Hawaii United Okinawa Association, has awarded $5,000 in cultural grants to seven individuals and organizations that promote and perpetuate Okinawan culture in...

Urasenke Tankokai And Grand Master Sen Celebrate Auspicious 65th

Karleen C. Chinen At age 92 — and soon to be 93 — Dr. Genshitsu Sen, the 15th generation Urasenke grand tea master, doesn’t waste a day in promoting what has been his life’s mission:...

Sansei Legacy In A Mixed Plate Culture

Grant Kagimoto Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Legacy. What is our generation passing on to the next generation? I don’t feel comfortable speaking for all of us. I think that arena is best left to anthropologists...

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Ösaka, Hiroshima And Kyöto Afterthoughts

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Japanese Director Makes Film Inspired By Sadako’s Story

By Chitose Nakagawa/Kyodo News LOS ANGELES — A Japanese film director based in Los Angeles has made a film about how people have drawn strength from the story of 12-year-old Sadako Sasaki, who died of...
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Crosscurrents Concert With Pro Musica Nipponia

WHO/WHAT: The East-West Center Arts Program and UH Manoa Music Composition Program present a trio of top musicians from the prize-winning Pro Musica Nipponia ensemble of Tokyo, who will perform traditional and contemporary Japanese...
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