What’s Bugging Mach Fukada?

Ilima Loomis Republished with Permission Mach Fukada’s pitcher plants look beautiful, but peer down the shaft of one of the slender green pipettes and you’re likely to see a struggling fly. Tiny, downward-pointing hairs make it too...
Historical Fiction by Michael G. Malaghan

“Picture Bride” — A Family Saga

Michael G. Malaghan Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Editor’s note: We continue Michael G. Malaghan’s serialized historical novel, “Picture Bride — A Family Saga,” based on the Japanese immigrant experience. Malaghan’s trilogy takes readers from turn-of-the-20th-century-Japan...
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ECON 2015 – America’s Response To ISIS

Joseph S. Nye Jr. Courtesy: Shizuoka Shimbun The Islamic State of Syria and the Levant (ISIL) has picked up the mantle of Al Qaeda in Iraq and now controls Eastern Syria and Western Iraq. The extremist...
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Rev. Paul Osumi

Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi The Aspirin Age Someone has characterized this as “The Aspirin Age”. Living a fast, hectic, worry-laden life, we often develop headaches. To cure these headaches we consume aspiring. It is said...


Attakai me de Attakai egao de Attakai kotoba de Arigatou Okagesama de Express your gratitude and thankfulness with loving eyes, with a warm smile and with kind words. – Bishop Ryokan Ara Tendai Mission of Hawaii

Kuakini to Host Holiday Craft Fair and Bake Sale

WHO/WHAT: Kuakini Health System presents its annual Holiday Craft Fair and Bake Sale. The sale will feature unique handcrafted items such as jewelry, clothing, stationery, household and kitchen items, accessories, decorations, crafts, magnets, water...
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“Anne Namba in Hilo” Fashion Show and Sale

WHO/WHAT: O‘ahu-based fashion designer Anne Namba returns to Hilo to stage her immensely popular, “Anne Namba in Hilo” annual fashion show. WHEN/WHERE: Saturday, Oct. 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hawaii Japanese...

Ikenobo Exhibition And Demonstration

WHO/WHAT: The Ikenobo Ikebana Society – Honolulu Chapter celebrates its 35th anniversary with an exhibition of 50 ikebana arrangements. The history of Ikenobo ikebana is more than 550 years old, but the basic philosophy...

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