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Big Island Edition – Year Two!

Karleen C. Chinen Commentary Strike up the band! We made it! This is the Herald’s Second ANNUAL Big Island Edition . . . and it feels great to be sending it to press. If you remember, after...

United Japanese Society Honors 80-Year-Olds With A Grand Birthday Celebration

The United Japanese Society of Hawaii honored 36 O‘ahu Nikkei who were born in 1934 and are turning 80 this year with a grand birthday party at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i on...

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Japanese Identity and Language Thrive at Näwahï

William H. “Pila” Wilson, Ph.D. Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Which elementary school on the island of Hawai‘i has the most intensive program in Japanese language? Would you believe it is a Hawaiian language medium school,...
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Dear Kapoho…

LITERATURE By Frances H. Kakugawa
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Hilo Residents Share Their Stories

Editor’s note: The following two pieces were shared with the Herald by two subscribers from Hilo. We decided to save them and include them in this Big Island edition as “Your Story” contributions. Thank...

Ready…Set…Tobe!

Jodie Ching Special to The Hawai‘i Herald TOBE! . . . FLY! Choichi Terukina-Sensei, a National Living Treasure of Japan in the Afuso style of Okinawan uta sanshin (singing and playing sanshin simultaneously), has always believed in...

The Patriotic Inouyes

Michie Kuwaye We’ve all heard the saying, “Give credit where credit is due.” Here is a story of a family that deserves their country’s appreciation. Saichi and Matsue Inouye were both born in Onomea, a small...
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