Herald Salutes – Deidre Tegarden
Deidre Tegarden has rejoined Maui’s Nisei Veterans Memorial Center as executive director, a position she held from 2016 until 2018, when newly elected Maui County Mayor Michael Victorino selected her as his chief of staff. Tegarden will replace former state Sen. Jill Tokuda, who will now serve as NVMC’s director for external relations, leading the....
Herald Salutes – Leilani Okuda
On Feb. 8, at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i, Leilani Okuda was inducted into the President William McKinley High School’s Hall of Honor. She was honored for serving the softball community locally, nationally and internationally. Her many honors include:
GENERATION GAP by Jon J. Murakami
Honoring The Legacy – Art and Rene Kimura
Hawai‘i’s Space Science Teachers Extraordinaire Melvin Inamasu and Violet Harada Courtesy: Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i Growing up in Hilo, Art Kimura aspired to be either a marine biologist or a pilot. Instead, his career took a life-defining turn when he earned a degree in zoology and became a high school science teacher. After a....
JCCH Craft and Collectibles Sale
WHO/WHAT: The Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i will feature local vendors at its craft and collectibles sale. The sale will feature rare Japanese themed antiques, artwork, jewelry, kimono, handmade clothing, gourmet snacks and more....
Your Social Security – Get Your Social Security Benefit Statement
YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY By Jane Yamamoto-Burigsay
Community Focus – Omotesenke Domonkai Holds Hatsugama Tea Ceremony
The Omotesenke Domonkai held a Hatsugama tea ceremony in the Seiköan Tea House at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaiʻi on Feb. 15. The ceremony commemorated the 65th anniversary of the establishment of the Hawaiʻi branch.
by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission CRITICISM In life we are bound to be misunderstood and criticized by others. Especially if you occupy a position of prominence you will certainly become the target of misunderstanding...
Queen Contestants – 68th Cherry Blossom Festival (page 1 of 3)
[caption id="attachment_20392" align="alignnone" width="240"] Taylor Date[/caption] TAYLOR LILIA DATE High School: Punahou School College/Degree: Seattle University, Bachelor of Arts in Strategic Communications, minor in Journalism Occupation: Marketing assistant Hobbies: Searching for cute cafes, playing soccer and watching k-dramas. How do you live “kaizen,” continuous growth/improvement, in your daily life? “Just over a year ago, I....
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