Historical Fiction by Michael G. Malaghan

“Picture Bride” – The Serialized Novel


Izumo Taisha Celebrates 108th Autumn Festival

Members of Izumo Taishakyo Mission of Hawaii, their supporters and invited guests gathered at the Chinatown shrine on Oct. 5 to celebrate the 108th Autumn Festival. A traditional mikoshi (portable shrine) procession preceded the omatsuri...

From Roots To Shoots, A Wine & Words Fundraiser For Bamboo Ridge Press

WHO/WHAT: In celebration of the release its 35th Anniversary Issue, Bamboo Ridge: Journal of Hawai‘i Literature and Arts, will have a fundraising event. Featured guests include Bamboo Ridge Press founding editors Eric Chock and...
Rev. Paul Osumi

Sail On

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission On the day his crew threatened mutiny and the storm damaged his ships, Columbus wrote in his diary five words, “This day we sailed on.” The ocean of...

Pähoa Pioneer Remembered

By Hiroo Sato Special to The Hawai‘i Herald From the year 1900, many Japanese immigrants began arriving in Pähoa to work for the sugar plantation. These immigrants encountered many hardships, but they persevered, worked hard and built Pähoa into a thriving community.
Photo of Carolyn Kubota Morinishi and Marian Kurosaki Kubota

Culture 4 Kids!

By Carolyn Kubota Morinishi and Marian Kurasaki Kubota


Shinsetsu ga sugiru to Uramaremasu Shitashisugiru to Utomaremasu Being overly kind might cause resentment. Being too close sometimes causes alienation. – Bishop Ryokan Ara Tendai Mission of Hawaii

Aloha Pähoa?

Molly Solomon Special to The Hawai‘i Herald “Don’t open the door yet,” my mom yells from the back seat. She and my aunt are slathering their arms, legs and any exposed inch of skin with kukui...

“…All Gave Some, And Some Gave All”

Retired Judge Thomas Kaulukukui Jr. Published with Permission Editor’s note: The following is the speech that retired Circuit Judge Thomas Kaulukukui Jr. prepared for delivery to World War II Nisei veterans of the 100th Infantry Battalion,...

On Hold

Karleen C. Chinen Commentary Argh! The agony of a press deadline! We are sending this issue of the Herald to press on Tuesday afternoon, general election day. The polls will be closing in less than an...

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