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RYAN'S TABLE BY Ryan Tatsumoto
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Sake Monogatari – “A Fresh Version For Brewers”

Chris Pearce Hawai‘i Herald Columist Imagine yourself a brewmaster at a sake brewery in central Japan. Tottori Prefecture, let’s say, or perhaps Gunma. You’re checking the condition of the fermentation in the tanks when you suddenly get the shock of your life. Instead of the rambunctious, frothy activity you expect as carbon oxide pushes up....
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Bamboo Ridge: Issue #108 “Making Connections” Meet The Editors

WHO/WHAT: A meet-and-greet with the guest editors of “Bamboo Ridge #108.” The four editors — Ann Inoshita, Juliet S. Kono, Christy Passion and Jean Yamasaki Toyama — previously collaborated on a collection of renshi,...

Book Discussions And Signings At Japanese Cultural Center Of Hawai‘i

Two free events will be taking place at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i. If you plan to attend or require more information, contact Audrey Kaneko at 945-7633, ext. 28 or email programs@jcch.com. “A Harvest...
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Hamono no kizu wa naoru ga kotoba no kizu wa naoranai Scar from the sharp knife will heal. But the scar from unkind words will not heal.
Rev. Paul Osumi

Wrinkles in the Heart

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission A speaker warned his audience, “Have a care lest the wrinkles in the face extend to the heart.” It is not shameful to have wrinkles in the face....
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Living On A Hyphen

IDENTITY By Frances H. Kakugawa
Historical Fiction by Michael G. Malaghan

“Picture Bride” – A Family Saga

By Michael G. Malaghan, Special to The Hawai‘i Herald
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Compassionate Care — The Priceless Rx

DEAR FRANCES By Frances H. Kakugawa
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Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission The Sure Cure High blood pressure, nervous breakdowns, ulcers and mental collapses are often caused, out doctors tell us, by negative thinking, evil imagination and confused emotions. It is...

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