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Legacy of the Sansei – Re-establishing The Religiousness Of A Newer Generation

Rev. Clarence Shinkö Higa Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Obaban (my maternal grandmother) was a strong supporter of Shingon (Köyasan) Buddhism, as is my mother. Thus, the Higa family became Buddhist — more by blood association...
Sisters Keiko (right) and Yasuko get ready to devour their soba. (Photos by Colin Sewake)

My Hawaii – Connecting Through Food

Colin Sewake Hawai‘i Herald Columnist “Okinawa is such a beautiful place, not just the ocean and scenery and culture, but the people. I’ve been treated well and taken care of by many people here in what...
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Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission Poverty Poverty is not always a matter of economics. A man living in an exclusive neighborhood with a station wagon and a sports car in his garage can be...
If you hold family onto your goal, though the path be winding, you will not go astray

Shushin

Mokuteki wo Shikkari motte ireba Donna ni michi ga magattemo Mayou koto wa nai If you hold family onto your goal, though the path will be winding, you will not go astray. – Bishop Ryokan Ara Tendai Mission of Hawaii
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Literature “The Silent Lesson”

Shiho Shinoda Nunes From “Growing Up with Ghosts” The story of Sanae and her mother’s ghost I heard some years later from a girl from Mälua who lived in our dormitory. Sanae left home when she was...
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Generation Gap

GENERATION GAP by Jon J. Murakami
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“Proof of Loyalty”

WHO/WHAT: PBS Hawai‘i will broadcast “Proof of Loyalty: Kazuo Yamane and the Nisei Soldiers of Hawaii,” which was shown at the recently concluded Hawaii International Film Festival. The film by documentarians Don Sellers and...
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15th Annual Sumi-e Exhibition

WHO/WHAT: Sumi-e Society of Hawaii students of Sachie Saigusa-Sensei will display their sumi-e ink paintings at their annual exhibition. The works are by students in Saigusa-Sensei’s Honolulu, Wahiawa and Hilo classes. WHEN/WHERE: The exhibition in...
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Heath Information – More Health News From Around the World (Part 2, final)

Oranges Prevent Cancer Eating one orange every day can decrease the risk of stroke 19 percent and reduce the risk of stomach, mouth and larynx cancer by 40-50 percent, according to a study conducted by...
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Omega Plus One

About 17 years ago, the University of Hawaii issued a public statement to the effect that the number one problem on the Manoa campus was the apparent fear, reluctance or inability on the part...

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