Rev. Paul Osumi

In The Garden

A bit of wisdom from an old Indian book: “Dig a hole in the garden of your thoughts. Into it put all your disillusions, disappointments, regrets, worries, troubles, doubts and fears — and forget....

Shushin

Koofuku to yuu mono ga Aru no dewa nai Koofuku to omou ga kokoro ga Nano desu There is no happy or sad; these valuations only exist in the mind of the beholder. – Bishop Ryokan Ara Tendai Mission of...
"Shoyu On Rice" at Kumu Kahua Theatre

Kumu Kahua Theatre Presents “Shoyu on Rice”

WHO/WHAT: The 44th season of Kumu Kahua Theatre opens with Scot Izuka’s “Shoyu on Rice.” The play is directed by Reiko Ho and is the anticipated sequel to Izuka’s show, “Mainland Education,” produced by...
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“A Harvest Of Hawai‘i Plantation Pidgin: The Japanese Way”

WHO/WHAT: Author Myra Sachiko Ikeda, author of “A Harvest of Hawai‘i Plantation Pidgin: The Japanese Way,” will talk about her book and sign copies at this event. The book examines, from the perspective of...
Dennis Fujitake

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HOME SWEET HOME . . . LIVING ON A BOMB?!

Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons Home sweet home. Daisuke and Riemi recently built a new house on the property owned by Daisuke’s parents, Ayao-san and Hisae-chan — the Noharas — my hänai family here in Okinawa....
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...
Dennis Fujitake

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8*0*8 By Dennis Fujitake

Shushin

Rakuna michi wo kurushimi nagara Aruiteiru hito wa chikakute mo Tootatsu dekinai kurushii michi mo Tanoshimi nagara aruiteiru hito wa Tookutemo tootasu dekiru He who maintains a positive attitude will reach his destination notwithstanding great difficulty, whereas he who complains and feels sorry...
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