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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...

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...

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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8*0*8 By Dennis Fujitake
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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...
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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,...

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...

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...
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“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...

Cyrus Tamashiro Installed As UJSH President

Karleen C. Chinen Over 350 people turned out for the installation of the United Japanese Society of Hawaii’s 2015-16 officers and directors at the organization’s annual Installation and Recognition Banquet. The event was held June...

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