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Dialogue – Gems from Shunichi Kimura

DIALOGUE BY Karleen Chinen There are many days when I feel more like a traffic cop (scheduling and juggling feature stories) than a journalist. With an editorial “staff” of two — and that’s including myself — it’s hard not to feel like that. Between planning, scheduling, copy editing and other “stuff,” there’s just no time....

Higashi Honganji Shinshu Center Of America Presents Lecture

“People Are Persons: Buddhism, LGBTQ and You” is the topic of a lecture being given by The Rev. Patti Nakai of the Buddhist Temple of Chicago. The public lecture will be held at Higashi...
Photo of Tom Ikeda's grandparents receiving an American flag during a memorial service for their eldest son, Bako.

Legacy of the Sansei – Our Stories, Our Strength

Tom Ikeda Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Editor’s note: The Herald recently decided to expand its “Legacy of the Sansei” series to include essays by Sansei living on the continental United States. Brian Niiya, who was a contributor to the series last year, introduced series coordinator Gail Honda to many insightful and influential Mainland Sansei....
Comic Shushin, December 7, 2018 Issue

Shushin

Bishop Ryokan Ara Tendai Mission of Hawaii Hito tono tsukiaide daiji nano wa kokoro desu ga, Motto daiji nano wa Kiribati desu. The heart is important in a relationship, but more important are your words.  

Yuko O’Reilly Presented Foreign Minister’s Commendation

Yuko O’Reilly was presented the Foreign Minister’s commendation in conjunction with the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. The Feb. 11 presentation was made by Consul General Yasushi Misawa at the...

Herald Salutes

Dr. Doris (Yamauchi) Ching has been appointed interim chancellor of the University of Hawai‘i – West O‘ahu. Her appointment by UH President David Lassner was confirmed unanimously by the UH Board of Regents at...
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NYC Marathon Finishers! – With Boston Under Her Belt, Meredith Kuba Takes On “the...

Meredith Kuba Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Growing up, my parents used to tell me I was a “kotonk,” because I was born in New York City. My brother and I were both born in Manhattan because my dad was working there at the time. We all moved back to Hawai‘i when I was 6....
Comic image of Shushin, July 7, 2017 Issue

Shushin

Bishop Ryokan Ara Tendai Mission of Hawaii Hito ni katsu yori Jibun ni  makeruna Instead of thinking about winning against your opponent, concentrate on not being defeated by yourself.

Honouliuli Designated A National Historic Monument

Karleen C. Chinen Seventeen years ago, a phone call from a Honolulu television reporter was routed to Jane Kurahara, a retired librarian who was volunteering in the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i’s Resource Center. “Where is...
Photo of June Arakawa prays at the grave of her sister Nancy Masako Arakaki.

Pearl Harbor 75th Anniversary – Pearl Harbor Civilian Casualties

Many Were Victims of “Friendly Fire” Allan Beekman Special to The Hawai‘i Herald (Reprinted from Dec. 6, 1991) A disproportionate number of the civilian casualties of the Pearl Harbor attack were Nikkei, with some of the most striking casualties...

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