Gwen Battad Ishikawa Women have come a long way over the decades. In the early 1900s, women’s rights activists and feminists Susan Brownell Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton fought for women’s right to vote and...
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“Picture Bride” – A Family Saga

Editor’s note: We continue Michael G. Malaghan’s serialized historical novel, “Picture Bride — A Family Saga,” based on the Japanese immigrant experience. Malaghan’s trilogy takes readers from turn-of-the-20th-century-Japan to Hawai‘i in the picture bride...
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ECON 2015 By Joseph S. Nye Jr.
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Rev. Paul Osumi

An Understanding Parent

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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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Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin Spring Bazaar

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Honouliuli Community Celebration

Photo caption: As Interior Secretary Sally Jewell looks on, President Barack Obama greets Jane Kurahara at the doorway of the Oval Office before he signed a proclamation on the establishment of the Honouliuli National...
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Japanese Name Interpretation Workshop

WHO/WHAT: Come learn about “What‘s in a Japanese name” in this workshop presented by the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i. Resource Center volunteers will provide an extensive general overview of Japanese personal and geograophical...

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