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O‘ahu Exhibit On Battle of Okinawa & Children’s Peace Messages

WHO/WHAT: The three-month-long Battle of Okinawa has been called the largest sea, land and air battle in history. It was the last battle of the Pacific War and the only land invasion of Japan...

11th Annual “Not Your Ordinary Garage Sale”

WHO/WHAT: Former Pan Am flight attendants of the World Wings International-Hawaii Chapter present their 11th annual “Not Your Ordinary Garage Sale.” Choose from antiques, clothes, toys, books, and many more bargains! Cash only. Proceeds will benefit St....
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A Time For Re-Engagement

Tyler Tokioka Special to The Hawai‘i Herald If the goal of all immigrants is to become an equal in their new country, then we of Ja-panese ancestry in Hawai‘i have achieved this goal in three generations...
Inset: Richard Blue crafted a special mallet to ring the bell. Blue and his wife Amy often accompanied her father, Tetsuji “Kelly” Tagawa, on visits to the grave of his older brother, Yoriyoshi, who was among the five who died on Haleakalä in 1923.

History – Maui Temple Bell Rekindles Memories of 1923 Tragedy

Melissa Tanji Special to The Hawai‘i Herald After more than 30 years of silence, a temple bell cast in Japan in the 1920s sounded once again last month in Upcountry Maui. It was rung in memory of five young men who died tragically nearly a century ago while on a Good Friday weekend hike to....
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Community Focus – Correction

One person in the photo for the “Journeys to Wellness” story that was published in our Nov. 3, 2017, edition was erroneously identified as the Rev. Dr. Wally Fukunaga. The person should have been...
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Honbushin Odori Festival

WHO/WHAT: The Honbushin International Center presents its Honbushin Odori Festival. “Odori” means “dance” in Japanese, so the Center wants attendees to “dance the night away while giving gratitude to all the wonderful blessings we...

SMART911

Kevin Kawamoto Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Most people know that they should dial 9-1-1 in the event of an emergency, when help is needed right away. What we can’t know for sure, however, is what...

442nd Veterans Celebrate 73rd Anniversary

Close to 500 World War II Nisei veterans, their families and friends turned out for the 442nd Veterans Club’s 73rd anniversary banquet at the Pacific Beach Hotel on April 10. About 60 of the...

Four Japanese Writers Among 1964 Nobel Nominees

STOCKHOLM — Four Japanese writers, including novelists Junichiro Tanizaki and Yukio Mishima, were nominated for the 1964 Nobel Prize in Literature, according to documents released by the Swedish academy. The documents were released at the...

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