Photo of Yamagata Gov. Mieko Yoshimura and Consul General Yasushi Misawa

Community Focus – United Japanese Society Honors New Octogenarians With An 80th Birthday Party

The United Japanese Society of Hawaii honored 27 O‘ahu Nikkei who are celebrating their 80th birthday this year by throwing them a grand celebration. The UJSH’s 42nd annual Nenchosha Ian Engei Taikai (Senior Citizens...
Historical Fiction by Michael G. Malaghan

Historical Fiction, Picture Bride – A Family Saga

HISTORICAL FICTION By Michael G. Malaghan
Drawing featuring Dennis Fujitake as a comic

8•0•8

8•0•8 By Dennis Fujitake
Photo of the 2016 Nenchosha Ian Engei Taikai honorees

Community Focus – Yamagata Governor Introduces Prefecture’s Products

Yamagata Prefecture governor Mieko Yoshimura visited Honolulu last month to introduce products from her prefecture. Among the products Yoshimura and Japanese actor Eiichiro Funakoshi introduced were Yamagata’s artisan woodworks and crafts, its sake, Yonezawa...
Columnist Ryan Tatsumoto for "Ryan's Table"

Itadakimasu – The Good Table .. Doing Good

ITADAKIMASU By Ryan Tatsumoto
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Your Social Security – Securing Today and Tomorrow

YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY By Jane Yamamoto-Burigsay
Photo of Denshö’s 20th anniversary gala

The Mystery of History

Dale Minami Published with Permission The following is the text of Dale Minami’s keynote speech at Denshö’s 20th anniversary gala in Seattle on Sept. 24. The Herald thanks Dale for allowing us to share his insightful...
Photos of former first lady Jean Ariyoshi

Spotlight – A Place to Learn About Honouliuli

SPOTLIGHT By Karleen C. Chinen
Photo of performance, "Legend of Ko‘olau"

“Legend of Ko‘olau” Stages For One Night in Honolulu

WHO/WHAT: Playwright and Hawai‘i journalist Gary T. Kubota’s national touring play, “The Legend of Ko‘olau,” comes to Honolulu for a one-time-only performance. The historically based one-man play focuses on Kaluaiko’olau, a legendary Hawaiian cowboy...
Photo of World War II Nisei veterans of the 100th Infantry Battalion, 442nd

Densho and GFBNEC Hold Fundraisers

Byrnes Yamashita Special to The Hawai‘i Herald I recently attended fundraising events for two national organizations that have been documenting and memorializing the Japanese American experience, with a strong emphasis on World War II. The objective of...

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