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Living On A Hyphen

IDENTITY By Frances H. Kakugawa

Auschwitz Guide Strives To Enlighten Japanese Visitors

OSWIECIM, Poland – Takeshi Nakatani is the only Japanese-speaking docent at Poland’s Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum, which is dedicated to educating visitors about the Auschwitz death camps operated by the Nazis in World War...
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8*0*8

8*0*8 By Dennis Fujitake

Honouliuli Dedicated As National Historic Monument

It was warm and humid on the morning of March 31, but the uncomfortable conditions could not dampen the spirits of the crowd gathered for the dedication of the former Honouliuli Internment Camp site...

“The Legend of Ko‘olau”

WHO/WHAT: Gary Kubota, a local journalist, playwright and artistic director, will stage his touring one-man play, “The Legend of Ko‘olau,” as part of Maui’s “The Celebration of the Arts.” Kubota’s play is based on a...
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Taxes, Ex-Spouse Benefits And You

YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY By Jane Yamamoto-Burigsay
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Aging Can Be A Half-Full Glass

Frances H. Kakugawa Hawai‘i Herald Columnist Omoiyari . . . Think of others first and good karma will return to you. — Frances H. Kakugawa Dear Frances, This is for the caregiver who asked for advice about giving...
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From The Mailbag

Dear Editor, Thank you for publishing the outstanding speeches of Dr. James McNaughton and Maj. Gen. Arthur Ishimoto in the April 17, 2015, issue of The Hawai‘i Herald. Dr. McNaughton urged the younger generation in the...
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Honolulu Japanese Junior Chamber of Commerce’s Fourth Annual Nijikai

WHO/WHAT: The Honolulu Japanese Junior Chamber of Commerce presents its Fourth Annual Nijikai. This fundraising event supports the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i. Featured at the event are food samplings from popular local eateries, hosted...
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Adapting Homes To Seniors’ Changing Needs

Valerie Takahashi Courtesy: Ho‘okele Healthy Living More Americans are choosing to “age in place,” meaning they are opting to stay in their own home rather than move into alternative retirement settings. But that decision often means...

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