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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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...

Medicare Can Help You Stay Healthy

David Sayen Courtesy: Medicare The best way to stay healthy is to live a healthy lifestyle. You can live a healthy lifestyle and prevent disease by exercising, eating well, keeping a healthy weight and not smoking. Medicare...
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Japan Exceeds 2014 Record For Foreign Tourists

TÖKYÖ — The number of foreign visitors to Japan this year — 13.42 million as of Sept. 10 — has already surpassed last year’s record number — and the total is likely to reach...
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New Nagasaki Monument Commemorates Pows

NAGASAKI — A monument to commemorate prisoners of war who died in a World War II prison camp in the southwestern Japan city of Nagasaki was unveiled on Sept. 13, with a former POW...

Temari’s 34th “Trash & Treasure”

WHO/WHAT: 34th Trash & Treasure fundraiser fair organized by TEMARI, Center for Asian and Pacific Arts. Nearly 50 creative artists will offer up for sale their works of wearable art, gift art, practical art, fancy...

Rainbows And Rain . . . And Meet An Odd Bird

Louis Wai Hawai‘i Herald Columnist “I’m singing in the rain . . .” Here in Okinawa, Gene Kelly would have lots to sing about — and Braddah Iz not so much. You would think that with all...
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Recognizing LGBT History Month

Jane Yamamoto-Burigsay Courtesy: Social Security Administration October is National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Month — a month intended to encourage honesty and openness about being LGBT. First celebrated in 1994 to coincide with National Coming...

Beat The Heat With . . . Wine

Ryan Tatsumoto Hawai‘i Herald Columnist Lookin’ Through Rose-Colored Glasses With the mercury near 90 on a regular basis these days, what do you sip as a reward for finishing the yard work, or cleaning out the garage,...

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