Photo of the UHM Theatre and Dance students act out a scene from “Two Great Lords.”

“Power and Folly: Japanese (Kyogen) Satire For The 21st Century”

WHO/WHAT: The University of Hawai‘i at Manoa’s Department of Theatre and Dance presents its Mainstage Season finale, “Power and Folly: Japanese Satire for the 21st Century,” performed in the 600-year-old comedic form of kyogen....
Photo of “Ubai Ai, Fuyu (Winter, Grasping Love),” premiers on Friday, May 19, at 7:35 p.m.

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“Uso no Senso (War of Lies),” premieres on Monday, May 15, at 7:35 p.m. Koichi’s (Tsuyoshi Kusanagi) father killed his mother and his brother, then he took his own life — or so it appeared. In fact it was all a set-up. Koichi, 9 years old at that time, was the only witness present at....
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Plantation Life from the Women’s Perspective

WHO/WHAT: Friends of the Library Kahuku and the Friends of the Library of Hawai‘i celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Kahuku Public School and Library, with a historical talk story about the Kahuku Sugar...
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Spotlight – Heather Omori Chosen as the 65th Cherry Blossom Festival Queen

SPOTLIGHT BY Gwen Battad Ishikawa Gwen Battad Ishikawa Kansha (gratitude) and Kokoro (heart) were the themes, respectively, of the 64th and 65th Cherry Blossom festivals, sponsored by the Honolulu Japanese Junior Chamber of Commerce. Heather Kiyomi Omori, who was chosen queen of the 65th Cherry Blossom Festival on March 18 at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel,....
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A High Opinion Of Himself

“A man was asked why he talked to himself so much. He replied, For two reasons. First, I like to talk to a smart man. Second, I like to hear a smart man talk.”...

Hanayagi Dancing Academy Introduces New Shihan

The Hanayagi Dancing Academy Hawaii Foundation recently announced the promotion of Hanayagi Mitsujyuro (Bryson Teruo Goda) to shihan (master dance instructor). Goda, 26, is a graduate of McKinley High School and Hawaii Pacific University, where...

“Aloha ‘Äina, Volume II” – Hana Hou!

Margaret Shiba Special to The Hawaii Herald “We were a family of families. . .” wrote Derek Kurisu in his personal reflection of the values that guided his upbringing in the close-knit Hämäkua Coast plantation community...
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Maui Okinawan Festival

WHO/WHAT: Maui Okinawa Kenjin Kai and Maui Mall present the 2016 Maui Okinawan Festival. Festival-goers will enjoy traditional Okinawan food and cultural entertainment. Vendors will sell arts, crafts and jewelry. Professional photo sessions in traditional...
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Shushin

SHUSHIN by Bishop Ryokan Ara, Tendai Mission of Hawaii
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Remembrance – Aloha Oe, Ted Tsukiyama

Gerald Kato Commentary Special to The Hawai‘i Herald As a young boy, Ted Tsukiyama was cast in an Ali‘iolani Elementary School Thanksgiving Day play as Captain Miles Standish, commander of the Plymouth Colony, a representative American who founded and forged the shape of the country. The experience made a deep and lasting impression on Tsukiyama....

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