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...

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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Cherry Blossom Festival Queen Contestants

Lori Miki Anzai Parents: Guy and Kathleen Anzai High School: Moanalua High School, 2008 College/Degree/Year: University of Hawai‘i at Mänoa, bachelor’s degree in communicology and minor in Japanese, 2012; University of Hawai‘i at Mänoa, bachelor’s degree in...
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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...

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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8*0*8 By Dennis Fujitake

Japanese Jazz Trio Sets Guinness Record As Oldest

By Yui Yamazaki/Kyodo News ÖSAKA — The Guinness Book of World Records has recognized a Japanese jazz trio as the band with the oldest average age: 83 years. The members of the group, Golden Senior Trio,...
Historical Fiction by Michael G. Malaghan

A Family Saga by Michael G. Malaghan

A Family Saga by Michael G. Malaghan

Gen’s Home Sweet Home

Alan Suemori Special to The Hawai‘i Herald If you wander along the backroads of Wai‘anae Valley, there is an unpaved country lane that will take you to a quiet farm that is always filled with the...

Huoa Installs 2016 Officers And Honors “uchinanchu Of The Year”

Karleen C. Chinen Over 900 people packed the Albert T. and Wallace T. Teruya Pavilion at the Hawaii Okinawa Center on Jan. 16 for the installation of the Hawaii United Okinawa Association’s 2016 officers and...

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