Book Review: “REMEMBERING OUR GRANDFATHERS’ EXILE”

Tom Coffman Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Commentary Gail Okawa begins her book — her story, her study — by saying she was born in a blackout during World War II. When she was a high-school student...
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Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission VALUE IN LIFE’S MEANING We are often so busy making a living, we forget to make a life. Our love of things often blinds us to spiritual realities. We...

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Go For Broke – THE MAEHARA AND GIMA CONNECTION

Maui Families Reunited after 75 Years Byrnes Yamashita Commentary Special to The Hawai‘i Herald On a recent afternoon in Honolulu, two families with roots on Maui came together to reminisce about their shared connection with a Nisei soldier...

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Kurushii naka demo mokuhyö o motte iru hito no kao wa kagayaite iru. Even if you are suffering, if you have a goal, your face will glow. – Bishop Ryokan Ara Tendai Mission of Hawaii
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JUNE 11: KAMEHAMEHA DAY Photos by Wayne Shinbara JUNE 26: MANTÖ-E TRADITION Decorating For Obon With 10,000 Lanterns Editor’s note: Last month, the Higashi Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii held a lantern-decorating workshop in the temple’s Otani Center multi-purpose...
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Shushin

Kangaete iru dake dewa monogoto wa susumanai yo. Things will not be accomplished if you only think about them. – Bishop Ryokan Ara Tendai Mission of Hawaii 
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Real Possibilities – WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT KÜPUNA COVID-19 VACCINES

Craig Gima Hawai‘i Herald Columnist As I write this, the state is starting to vaccinate küpuna 75 and older, along with frontline essential workers against COVID-19, and the federal government appears ready to release more vaccine...
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Real Possibilities – BE aware of gift card scams

Craig Gima Hawai‘i Herald Columnist What would you do if you got a cashier’s check in the mail, and were told you could cash it then keep what was left over — after buying gift cards...
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Bulletin Board – CRAFT FAIR RUN BY GIFT SHOP TO RESUME AT JCCH

WHO/WHAT: The Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaiʻi is bringing back its popular craft fair. Vendor layout will be planned around social-distancing requirements, and customers are also required to social distance and wear masks. Fans...

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