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8*0*8 By Dennis Fujitake

U.S., Japan Agree Marine Base Relocation In Okinawa Is “Crucial”

WASHINGTON — Senior defense officials from the United States and Japan agreed on Sept. 15 that the relocation of a Marine Corps base within Japan’s Okinawa Prefecture is “a crucial step” in the realignment...
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Japanese Astronaut Expresses Shame For Conflicts And Pollution On Earth

TÖKYÖ — In a note sent Sept. 12 from the International Space Station, Japanese astronaut Kimiya Yui said it is important to preserve the environment and prevent international conflicts. “I feel very ashamed that people...

Kenny Endo Celebrates 40 Years Of Taiko

Gwen Battad Ishikawa Taiko has often been referred to as the “heartbeat of Japan.” If you’ve ever seen a live taiko performance, you literally understand what that means. The constant rhythmic beat produced by bachi sticks...
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Self-Change Isn’t Easy, But It’s Often Necessary

Kevin Kawamoto Special to The Hawai‘i Herald More than nine months have passed since the start of 2015. How many of you have stuck to your New Year’s resolutions? You know what I mean: eating healthier,...

Unlikely Liberators Exhibit

WHO/WHAT: The Nisei Veterans Legacy Center, in partnership with Temple Emanu-El, presents a photo exhibit on the 522nd Field Artillery Battalion and the liberation of the Dachau Death March. The exhibit was curated by...

Caregivers Share Advice

Frances H. Kakugawa Hawai‘i Herald Columnist Omoiyari . . . Think of others first and good karma will return to you. — Frances H. Kakugawa Dear Frances, My wife no longer talks, so I really don’t know what...
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Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission Three Rules For Happiness Alice Freeman Palmer advocates three simple rules for happiness. First, commit to memory every day something good, such as a Bible verse. Second, look for...

World War II Nisei Soldiers Remembered At Joint Memorial Service

Karleen C. Chinen With each passing year, there are fewer and fewer of them. But for those surviving Nisei veterans of the 100th Infantry Battalion, 442nd Regimental Combat Team, Military Intelligence Service and 1399th Engineer...

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