Hilo’s historic old downtown.

Profile – HOME SWEET HILO

Byrnes Yamashita Commentary Special to The Hawai‘i Herald I was born on the Big Island and lived in Hilo until I was 12 years old when my family moved to O‘ahu. Almost 60 years later, it still...

Ryan’s Table – THE SEAFOOD DIET

Ryan Tatsumoto Hawai‘i Herald Columnist It’s that old joke, “I’m on the seafood diet … Whenever I see food, I eat it.” Though Ms. S and I are true omnivores, we’re probably pescatarians more than anything....
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Bulletin Board – ATTEND CAREGIVER TO CAREGIVER BREAKFAST

WHO/WHAT: November is National Family Caregiver month and AARP Hawai‘i is celebrating caregivers with its free Caregiver to Caregiver Breakfast event. Across the state, more than 157,000 family members are providing transportation, friendly visits,...
Coach Oda observing a young player’s pitch. (Photo by Brandon Miyagi)

Cover Story – SUPER COACH!

Alysa Tomasa Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Even those who have never watched a Little League Baseball game know the name “Gerald Oda,” manager of the two-time Little League Baseball World Series Championship team, first in...
Peterson (left) and Hirano-Omizo (right) at the Sadako Peace Crane Project at Pearl Harbor. (Photo courtesy of Hiromi Peterson)

Honoring the Legacy – HIROMI PETERSON AND NAOMI HIRANO-OMIZO

A Champion for Equal Rights Melvin Inamasu and Violet Harada Courtesy: Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i Editor’s note: This series, “Honoring the Legacy,” is a partnership between The Hawai‘i Herald and the Japanese Cultural Center of...
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Bulletin Board – VISIT HOMA’S WWII MANGA GALLERY

WHO/WHAT: For a limited time, the Honolulu Museum of Art will showcase genga (original, hand-drawn sketches) with their new exhibit called “Navigating a Minefield: A Manga Depicting Japanese Americans in the Second World War.”...

GENERATION GAP

GENERATION GAP by Jon J. Murakami

SHUSHIN

Iika, Kyö ga koremade no Jinsei no Saigo no hi da, Iika, Kyö wa korekara no Jinsei no Saisho no hi da. Look! Today is the last day of your life. Look! Today is the beginning of your life. – Bishop Ryokan Ara Tendai Mission...
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COMMUNITY FOCUS

HONORARY CONSUL OF JAPAN IN HILO CONFERRED On Wednesday, Sept. 28, Arthur Katsumi Taniguchi, Honorary Consul of Japan in Hilo, was conferred the 2022 Spring Imperial Decoration, Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with...
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Bulletin Board – TAIKO WORKSHOP WITH DRAGON BEAT TAIKO HAWAII

WHO/WHAT: Learn more about taiko drumming with local Japanese taiko school Dragon Beat Taiko Hawaii at a private taiko workshop for Hawaii Japanese Junior Chamber of Commerce members and their guests. Dragon Beat Taiko...

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