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“SOS – Support Our Soya Fundraiser”

WHO/WHAT: A fundraiser to support the family of 5-year-old Soya Miyagi, who recently lost his battle with cancer. Soya, who was the son of Kohei and Miyuki Miyagi, loved eisa drumming. At the age...
Rev. Paul Osumi

Today’s Thought

By Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission ONE WORLD The late Wendell Wilkie coined the phrase, "One world." Yes, we live in one world. We all live under one roof. What happens in one part of...
Photo of Blue Planet Foundation board member Crystal Rose presents the organization’s 2016 Honua Award to Gov. David Ige

Community Focus – Blue Planet Foundation Recognizes Gov. Ige

The Blue Planet Foundation presented its 2016 Honua Award to Gov. David Ige for his “exceptional leadership on clean energy.” The presentation was made at Blue Planet’s first fundraising gala, called the Blue Tie...
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Home-grown Pride – From Maui Boy to Respected Ophthalmologist, Gratitude has Marked Dr. Shigemi...

Kevin Y. Kawamoto Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Dr. Shigemi Sugiki has been providing eye care in Hawai‘i for more than half a century and is one of the state’s most respected ophthalmologists. He has had...
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Legacy of the Sansei – Exploring a Possible Legacy of Sansei in Hawai‘i

Clyde Sakamoto Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Legacies are clearest looking back. As Sansei, plainly seeing our generational outcome is probably beyond our reach. From my family, personal, work and community experiences, my “Sansei Legacy guess-timation”...
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“. . . Do Right By Our Fallen Warriors”

Matt Matsunaga Published with Permission Attorney and former state Sen. Matt Matsunaga addressed attendees at this year’s Joint Memorial Service honoring the Japanese American soldiers who served in the 100th Infantry Battalion, 442nd Regimental Combat Team,...
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Shushin

Shushin by Bishop Ryokan Ara, Tendai Mission of Hawaii
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Legacy of the Sansei – A Matter of Honor

Janet Sato Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Our contributions as Sansei — local kids on Maui from humble beginnings, carving our way through the ’60s and beyond — were cultivated through expectations of effort, perseverance and...

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