Deigo Club Welcomes Yasuko Arakawa As President

Deigo Club members knew that celebrating the new year in April was a bit late. Then again, club members didn’t know whether the club would still be in existence to celebrate the arrival of...

Japanese Women’s Society Foundation Holds Summit And Fashion Show

The Japanese Women’s Society Foundation presented its Second Women’s Leadership Summit and 36th Fashion Show on March 27 and 28 at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel. “Health, Beauty & Well-Being” was the theme of the...

Hui O Laulima Accepting 2016 Cultural Grant Applications

Applications are being accepted for Hui O Laulima’s 2016 Cultural Grant program. All prospective grant projects/activities and expenditure of grant monies must take place during the 2016 calendar year (January-December). Applications are due by...
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Sumie Society Of Hawaii Celebrates End Of Show

Members of the Sumie Society of Hawaii gathered at Alan Wong’s Pineapple Room on Lei Day (May 1) for their 13th annual post-exhibition luncheon and awards program. The exhibition, which was held April 20...
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Herald Salutes

Kristi Hirota-Schmidt, CMCA(R), AMS(R), has recently been named president of the West Oahu Economic Development Association (WOEDA). Hirota-Schmidt is senior vice president of business development of Associa Hawaii, an association management company. WOEDA is a...

Aloha Tofu Expands With Aloha Tofu Town

Aloha Tofu is no longer just a tofu factory. February marked the grand opening of a sister-venture for the töfu business that Kamesaburo and Tsuruko Uyehara took over in 1950. The new venture is...
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Three Stories For Caregivers

DEAR FRANCES By Frances H. Kakugawa

“Echos Of Dat Red Guitar”

Gwen Battad Ishikawa Commentary Billed as a “twisted Pidgin comedy,” Kumu Kahua Theatre’s staging of Lee Tonouchi’s “Echoes of Dat Red Guitar” lives up to its description, and then some. You don’t have to know what the...
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Yutaka Yoshida Is Still Going For Broke

EVERGREEN By D. Michael Okihiro

Donkeys On The Run

Joe Udell Hawai‘i Herald Columnist The donkeys are loose and I am petrified. Just days ago, these animals seemed to be living symbols of tranquility — eating out of my hand, reveling in my affection, greeting me...

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