Rev. Paul Osumi

Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission SMILE Start your day with a smile. Greet everyone at the office with a pleasant smile. Start the day by spreading cheer and happiness. Give a smile to everyone....


GENERATION GAP by Jon J. Murakami
Drawing featuring Dennis Fujitake as a comic


8·0·8 By Dennis Fujitake

Dad’s Three Cats

Dad's Three Cats by Gwen Muranaka


Kewashii michi de wa Tsumazuka nai ga, Tairana michi de tsumazuku. You don't trip on a difficult path, but you trip on a level path. – Bishop Ryokan Ara Tendai Mission of Hawaii
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WHO/WHAT: Celebrate the Ohara School Honolulu Chapter’s 65th Anniversary at their Ikebana Exhibition. Ikebana is the Japanese art of arranging flowers, stems and leaves into beautiful artwork, which will be showcased at the exhibit.  WHEN/WHERE:...
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Bulletin Board – KAWAII KON

WHO/WHAT: Kawaii Kon is an annual three-day celebration of Japanese culture, anime and pop-culture. There will be various events and activities held over the weekend that can vary from video games, tabletop games, costume...
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WHO/WHAT: Karii, meaning “cheers” or toast in Okinawan, is a fundraising event for ages 21+ only. Samples of specialty mixed drinks, beer, awamori and sake will be served, along with tasting dishes from local...
arial shot of Bruyères, France. (Photo courtesy of a Google screenshot)

Cover Story – ALOHA, FRANCE

Gregg K. Kakesako Special to The Hawai‘i Herald In October 1944, soldiers of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team liberated the French villages of Bruyères, Belmont and Biffontaine just 20 months after the regiment was formed 80...
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Dialogue – 80 YEARS OF THE 442ND

Kristen Nemoto Jay Commentary Some reading this may already know, but for those who don’t: I’m a proud descendent of a 442nd Regimental Combat Team veteran. Wilbert “Sandy” Holck was his name; Cannon Company was his...

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