Hawai’i-Okinawa Student Exchange Program Marks 25th Anniversary

The 25 Okinawan student participants in the 25th Hawai‘i-Okinawa Sister-State Student Exchange marked the milestone anniversary with a visit to the office of Gov. David Ige on March 12. During their two-week visit, the...
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New Nagasaki Monument Commemorates Pows

NAGASAKI — A monument to commemorate prisoners of war who died in a World War II prison camp in the southwestern Japan city of Nagasaki was unveiled on Sept. 13, with a former POW...

Pa‘auilo Girl’s Sansei Legacy

Jan Higashi Special to The Hawai‘i Herald I grew up in Pa‘auilo, a plantation town on the Hämäkua Coast of Hawai‘i Island, where I was one of nine children. My paternal grandparents, Jingoro and Tamo Kimura, and...

Edible Cherry Blossoms… Emergency Numbers… and the Liter Lowdown

Beautiful and tasty. Is there anything more symbolic of Japan than cherry blossoms in bloom in springtime? Well, maybe a snow-capped Mount Fuji. Or the rising sun on the Japanese flag. Sakura trees are...
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Historical Fiction – “Picture Bride, A Family Saga”

HISTORICAL FICTION By Michael G. Malaghan
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NGN continued

“Dassou Yuugi (Jail Breakers),” 1976 action film, 1 hour and 33 minutes. Directed by Kosaku Yamashita. Starring Sonny Chiba. Kamiki is a professional fixer of jailbreak who lets prisoners escape for big money. He became a...
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Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission The Sure Cure High blood pressure, nervous breakdowns, ulcers and mental collapses are often caused, out doctors tell us, by negative thinking, evil imagination and confused emotions. It is...
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Chinowa For People and Pets

WHO/WHAT: Hawaii Kotohira Jinsha-Hawaii Dazaifu’s annual Chinowa blessing welcomes leashed or caged pets (and even a stuff toy animal to represent your pet) and people. WHEN/WHERE: Sunday, June 3, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Hawaii Kotohira...
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PBS Hawaii Presents “Family Ingredients”

WHO/WHAT: Part foodie, part travelogue, part genealogy, “Family Ingredients” is hosted by acclaimed Hawai‘i chef and sustainability hero Ed Kenney. The six-part series showcases Hawai‘i’s small town communities and highlights untold stories and exhilarating...

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