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.

Higashi Honganji Shinshu Center Of America Presents Lecture

“People Are Persons: Buddhism, LGBTQ and You” is the topic of a lecture being given by The Rev. Patti Nakai of the Buddhist Temple of Chicago. The public lecture will be held at Higashi...

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...

‘Aiea Public Library receives Leed Certification

The newly opened ‘Aiea Public Library has earned the coveted Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. The $10.4 million, 17,200-sq. ft. community library was designed by...
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...

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...

Töhoku Debris Now A Kaua‘i Treasure

Averie’ Soto Special to The Hawai‘i Herald On Jan. 18, 2013, a U.S. Navy ship cruising the waters off Kaua‘i’s Port Allen Harbor came across a large metal buoy floating in the ocean. The object’s long...

Time To Review Your Medicare Coverage

MEDICARE 411 By David Sayen

SHŪSHIN

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

“Breaking The Silence: Lessons of Democracy And Social Justice”

WHO/WHAT: The University of Hawai‘i West O‘ahu Campus UHWO Library will host a panel discussion with five of the UHWO faculty authors of the recently published “Breaking the Silence: Lessons of Democracy and Social...

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