Wakaba Kai Sorority Celebrates 65th Anniversary

Members of the Wakaba Kai Sorority gathered at Natsunoya Tea House on Oct. 5 for the group’s 65th anniversary reunion. The original Wakaba Kai Club was organized in 1927 when the University of Hawai‘i dean...
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Serving Veterans On Veterans Day And Always

YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY By Jane Yamamoto-Burigsay
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By Dennis Fujitake

‘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...

“Peace On Your Wings”

Gwen Battad Ishikawa “I will write peace on your wings and you will fly all over the world.” — Sadako Sasaki The story of Sadako Sasaki, a young girl who developed and died of leukemia as...

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...
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Chad Ikei Paying It Forward

DOC'S JOCKS By Dr. Michael Okihiro

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...
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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...
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Generation Gap

By Jon J. Murakami

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