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Doushitemo ikiyouto sureba Fushigina chie ga waite kimasu If you resolve to persevere no matter how hard life may become, then you will find the strength within. – Bishop Ryokan Ara Tendai Mission of Hawaii

“Ten Ten” – Kenny Endo’s 40th Anniversary Celebration Concert

WHO/WHAT: Taiko Center of the Pacific presents “TEN TEN” to celebrate master taiko artist Kenny Endo’s 40 years of taiko drumming. Guest performers include Hiromitsu Agatsuma, tsugaru shamisen wizard from Tokyo; Hitoshi Hamada, vibraphone artist...
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Nisei Veterans To Hold Joint Memorial Services On O‘ahu And Maui

The annual observance is held on the Sunday closest to Sept. 29, the day in 1943 when Sgt. Shigeo “Joe” Takata of the 100th Infantry Battalion (Separate) became the first Japanese American to be killed...
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Maui Okinawan Festival

WHO/WHAT: Maui Okinawa Kenjin Kai and Maui Mall present the 2015 Maui Okinawan Festival. Festival-goers will enjoy traditional Okinawan food, authentic entertainment and martial arts. Vendors will sell arts, crafts and jewelry. Professional photo sessions...

Of Baseball, War And Love

Karleen C. Chinen They are old baseballs, stained deep with the red dirt of Hawai‘i. But to Dr. Joyce Tsunoda and her sisters, they are treasures that bring their parents back to them. Last month,...

Japanese Women’s Society Foundation Installs 2015-16 Officers

Irene Nakamoto was elected and installed as president of the Japanese Women’s Society Foundation at its general membership meeting on July 18 at the Hawaii Prince Hotel. First lady Dawn Amano-Ige installed the new...

Peace Events Commemorate 70th Anniversary Of The End Of World War II

This year marked the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombings on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, which ultimately led to the end of World War II. Several events aimed at commemorating the anniversary and at promoting...

Omoiyari In Practice

Frances H. Kakugawa Hawai‘i Herald Columnist Omoiyari . . . Think of others first and good karma will return to you. — Frances H. Kakugawa Dear Readers, There were no questions in our mailbox this month, so it’s...

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