Rev. Paul Osumi

Keeping Up With The Jonses

Many people lie awake at night worrying abougt how to make both ends meet. Rising prices and soaring taxes harass and annoy them. They try to stretch an income to obtain innumerable things they...

SHUSHIN

Omoi kitte, arigatou to Hitokoto itte, minasai Sono, hItokoto de Aite mo Kawaru shi, Jibun mo, kawaru kara Resolve to always say “thank you.” That simple phrase will transform both your own attitude and that of the hearer. – Bishop Ryokan Ara Tendai Mission of Hawaii

Hawaii Buddhist Academy’s Annual Taiko Festival

WHO/WHAT: One of the premier high school taiko programs in the nation will be celebrated at Pacific Buddhist Academy’s annual Taiko Festival. The festival’s theme is “A Generation of Hope,” to convey the passing...
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Hawaii Wind Ensemble Spring Concert

WHO/WHAT: The Hawaii Wind Ensemble presents its annual Spring Concert. The HWE is a non-profit organization comprised of volunteer members who enjoy playing instrumental music and performing for the community. WHEN/WHERE: Saturday, April 25, at...

Fifty Years After “Blood Sunday” In Selma

Editor’s note: Earlier this month, two members of Hawai‘i’s congressional delegation — U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono and U.S. Rep. Mark Takai — traveled to Selma, Ala., to participate in the 50th anniversary commemoration of...

From the Mailbag

Dear Editor: Congratulations for having the wonderful story about James Dote and his search for facts on the roots of his family background (Feb. 6, 2015, edition). My family . . . the Nii family is...
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Uchinanchu Of The Year Honorees

The HUOA recognized 45 individuals as “Uchinanchu of the Year” at its installation/”Uchinanchu of the Year” banquet on Jan. 17 at the Hawaii Okinawa Center. Honored were: • Aza Gushikawa Doshi Kai: Ruth and Wayne...
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Hui O Laulima Awards $10,000 in Cultural Grants

In keeping with its mission of perpetuating Okinawan culture, the Hui O Laulima women’s group has awarded cultural grants to 10 individuals and organizations totaling $10,000. The recipients will use their grants to promote...

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