Honolulu Hiroshima Greet New Year

Members of the Honolulu Hiroshima Kenjin Kai held their annual membership meeting and shinnen enkai on March 13 at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i’s Manoa Grand Ballroom. Attendees were greeted with a sip-size...

Living The Dream, Ignoring History

Mark Matsunaga Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Sansei have carved a comfortable place in Hawai‘i and America. Maybe too comfortable. Individual Sansei have done very well, earning national stature that transcends ethnicity. Think Ellison Onizuka, Eric Shinseki,...
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Welcome To Medicare

Cate Kortzeborn Courtesy: Medicare Did you enroll in Medicare recently, or will you be enrolling in the near future? If so, let me be the first to say, “Welcome!” What should your first step be as a...
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8*0*8

8*0*8 By Dennis Fujitake
Historical Fiction by Michael G. Malaghan

“Picture Bride” — A Family Saga

A Family Saga by Michael G. Malaghan
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Honoring Mothers And Service Members

YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY By Jane Yamamoto-Burigsay

Kökua Kumamoto

Karleen C. Chinen Along road to recovery lies ahead for the people of the southwestern prefecture of Kumamoto and surrounding areas such as Oita Prefecture following the April 14 and 16 earthquakes that rocked Kumamoto...

Jenna Ishii’s “Worldwide Voyage”

Alan Suemori Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Jenna Ishii’s “Worldwide Voyage” began in 1993 in the third grade classroom of Mrs. Noreen Varney at Hanahau‘oli School. “She dedicated an entire quarter of the school year to Höküle‘a...

“Family Ingredients” Prescreening To Benefit Huoa

Karleen C. Chinen There is a scene in the film “The Hundred-Foot Journey” that melts my heart. After cooking all his young life in his family’s Indian restaurant and now in a small town in...

On Finding Myself As A Sansei

Ken Saiki Special to The Hawai‘i Herald My nisei mother wanted to make sure her four children — all born before or during World War II — would be thoroughly Americanized and not face the same...

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