In Our Community – EASTER EGG-STRAVAGANZA

Photos by Wayne Shinbar On Sunday, April 17, SALT at Our Kaka‘ako held an Easter EGG-Stravaganza at The Barn. Photos with the Easter Bunny was the highlight of the event along with keiki crafts and...

SHUSHIN

Kō no kaori ga koromo ni tsuku yōni, utsukushii kotoba wa kokoro wo utsukushiku suru. Like the fragrance that clings to the Buddhist robe, kind words will enlighten your heart. – Bishop Ryokan Ara Tendai Mission of Hawaii

Sansei Reflections – LYNNE KOBASHIGAWA WAIHE‘E

From Humble Beginnings to Washington Place Karen Shishido Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Oftentimes I find myself wondering, Whatever happened to so-and-so? And What is that person doing now? For example, my longtime friend and mentor Lynne...
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Dialogue – MAHALO TO MY HAWAI‘I HERALD ‘OHANA

Jodie Chiemi Ching Commentary By the time this article is published, I will have passed my editing pen to Kristen Nemoto Jay. I will be at the State Capitol at Gov. David Ige’s office as a...
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Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission CHILD’S INTERDEPENDENCE One of the greatest moments in the life of every mother is to watch her son or daughter trudging off alone on the first day of school....
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Bulletin Board – BIRDS AND ANGELS

WHO/WHAT: The Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra presents a “Birds & Angels” concert with conductor Keitaro Harada and saxophonist Todd Yukumoto. The program will feature Yoshimatsu’s “Atom Hearts Club Suite No. 2,” “And the Birds are...

Dispatches From Japan – THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC IN JAPAN

A Personal Journal From January to April 2021 Kalani M. Fujiwara Commentary Special to The Hawai‘i Herald As Japan and the world entered 2021, the COVID-19 pandemic was still relentless in the New Year. However, the eyes of...
Baby Winter Jay (12 months) with her parents 'Iwi Jay and Kristen Nemoto Jay.

Cover Story – BABY TALK

A Perfectly Imperfect Breastfeeding Journey Kristen Nemoto Jay TRIGGER WARNING: DESCRIPTIONS OF GIVING BIRTH AND BREASTFEEDING ARE INCLUDED IN THIS STORY I remember the day my daughter’s tongue and lip ties were “released,” a procedure that happens...
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8•0•8

8·0·8 By Dennis Fujitake

Music Culture – NOEL OKIMOTO’S RHYTHMIC ROOTS

Nick Kurosawa Zentoku Foundation (zentokufoundation.org) Republished with permission The genre of jazz is usually associated with places like New Orleans or New York where musicians are steeped in the roots of the genre, but the authenticity of jazz...

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