Hawai‘i’s “Day of Remembrance” program featured speakers (from left) Bill Kaneko, Susan Arnett, Jacce Mikulanec and April Tahara Carvalho. (Photo by Wayne Shinbara)

Spotlight – Internment Remembered

Karleen C. Chinen About 150 people spent their Feb. 22 morning learning about why an injustice from 78 years ago is as relevant today as it was in 1942. The gathering place was the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i where a “Day of Remembrance” program organized by JCCH and the Honolulu Japanese American Citizens League....
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Dialogue – Okagesame De … Thank You

Karleen C. Chinen Commentary Okagesama de . . . For the last month or so, I’ve been searching for the right word to convey what I feel as I sign off and retire as editor of The Hawai‘i Herald. Lucky? Blessed? Fortunate? Yes, all of those, but not quite what I feel. But, Okagesama de....
Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii’s 2020 Living Treasures of Hawai‘i honorees (from left): Robert Cazimero, Sachie Saigusa, Larry Kimura and Carolee Nishi. (Photo by Alan Kubota/Lenscapes)

Community – Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii Inducts 2020 “Living Treasures”

Karleen C. Chinen The Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii inducted its 45th “class” of “Living Treasures of Hawai‘i” on Feb. 8 at a sold-out luncheon banquet in the Coral Ballroom of the Hilton Hawaiian Village. The induction of the four — singer/composer/musician and kumu hula (hula teacher) Robert Cazimero, Hawaiian language pioneer Dr. Larry Kimura,....
Dr. Jon Matsuoka (far left) with Living Treasures of Hawai‘i Committee members (from left): JoAnn Yosemori, Cecilia Lindo, Bishop Eric Matsumoto, Cindy Alm, Jill Kuramoto and Jonathan Johnson. (Photo by Debbie Kubota)

In Our Community – Honpa Hongwanji Inducts 2020 Living Treasures

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Liquid Joy – Kampai! Sake Brewing Returns to Hawai‘i

Islander Sake Brewery Hopes to Revive a Dormant Industry Joe Udell Special to The Hawai‘i Herald When Chiaki Takahashi and Tama Hirose open the doors of their Islander Sake Brewery next month, they will be bringing commercial sake-making back to Hawaiʻi after a hiatus of more than three decades. In the process, they will also....
'Scarlet.'

NGN3 April Movie Schedule (part I)

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1 Midnight – Works of Fish Man 1:30 a.m. – Restoration Fire 3 a.m. – The Sword of Justice 4:40 a.m. – The Hawk of the North 6:10 a.m. – Start Cramming 8 a.m. – Unwieldy Brothers 9:30 a.m. – Keepers of Order 11:10 a.m. – The Chivalrous Life 12:50 p.m. – The....
'Perfect World.'

NGN3 April Movie Schedule (part II)

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15 1 a.m. – Tokyo Girl Detective 2:30 a.m. – There Goes Benio, the Smart Girl 4 a.m. – Bride of White Castle 5:30 a.m. – Tokyo Girl Detective 7 a.m. – Handsome Disguise 8:30 a.m. – The Flower and the Dragon 10:10 a.m. – Perfect World Noon – The Sand City in....
'La Grande Maison Tokyo.'

NGN Programs (part I)

“Fukuoka Renai Hakusho 5 (Love Stories from Fukuoka 5),” premiers Monday, April 13 at 7:35 p.m. Kana from Tokyo and Hiroki from Fukuoka meet for one summer’s night. However, the memories they share shine more brightly as time goes by. Despite knowing that their love would never come true, Kana waits for two years with....
'Absolute Zero'

NGN Programs (part II)

“Futatsu no Kino to Boku no Mirai (Two Pasts Towards Tomorrow),” 2018 drama, 1 hour and 38 minutes. Directed by Kenishi Omori. Starring Gaku Sano and Itsuki Sagara. Kaito was a marathon runner and hoped to compete in the Olympics. He gave up those dreams after an injury. Kaito now works in city hall and....

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