Rev. Paul Osumi

Only Skin Deep

“Unhappiness Is Only Skin Deep” headlined an advertisement on a new book on plastic surgery. The sad fact is that many people believe happiness comes from superficial things. Happiness cannot be obtained through external means...


Dame na ko wa inai Dame na oya ga iru no desu There are no hopeless children, only hopeless parents. – Bishop Ryokan Ara Tendai Mission of Hawaii
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Rissho Kosei-Kai Buddhist Church Of Hawaii Bon Dance

WHO/WHAT: The Rissho Kosei-kai Buddhist Church of Hawaii’s bon dance will also feature food booths, games, a rummage sale and music provided by Young Okinawans of Hawaii. WHEN/WHERE: Friday and Saturday, July 10-11, from 6-9:30...
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Simple Sashiko Workshop

WHO/WHAT: The Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i presents a series of summer cultural workshops. In “Simple Sashiko,” Instructor June Hirano will teach basic sashiko techniques without patterns and introduce participants to the wonderful history...

Taiko Center Of The Pacific’s Summer Intensive 2015

WHO/WHAT: The Taiko Center of the Pacific presents a five- day summer intensive workshop for all skill levels, featuring Kenny Endo and special guest instructor Shoji Kameda from On Ensem- ble. WHEN/WHERE: Monday-Friday, July 20-24,...

Aiko Nakaya-Sensei’s Love Of Dance

Shin Issei Shares Her Gift with Kaua‘i Community
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The Second (!!!) Annual Kaua‘i Issue

Strike up the band! The Hawai‘i Herald’s second annual Kaua‘i Issue is a reality — and now history. Thanks to a discount fare on Hawaiian Airlines, we were able to send Herald managing editor Gwen...

“Köloa Plantation Days” Set For July 17 to 26

"The Legacy Lives On” is the theme of the 30th annual Köloa Plantation Days festival, which will be held July 17 through 26 in old Köloa town. More than 30 events are planned to...

Hanayagi Dancing Academy Introduces New Shihan

The Hanayagi Dancing Academy Hawaii Foundation recently announced the promotion of Hanayagi Mitsujyuro (Bryson Teruo Goda) to shihan (master dance instructor). Goda, 26, is a graduate of McKinley High School and Hawaii Pacific University, where...

Kuakini Memorial Service Honors Early Japanese Immigrants

With the Buddhist obon season soon to begin, members of the Kuakini Auxiliary and the medical center’s health care team gathered at the Kuakini Columbarium at the Honolulu Park Cemetery in Nu‘uanu on May...

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