The cover of “I Am Not Your Negro” is available on DVD, which can be borrowed from your public library.

Review – “I Am Not Your Negro”

Academy Award-Nominated Film is an Insightful Essay on Race Relations in America Alan Suemori Commentary Special to The Hawai‘i Herald In 1979, the great American writer James Baldwin sent a short letter to his literary agent Jay Acton, outlining an ambitious project that would require the author to undertake a long-delayed journey back into his....
Rev. Paul Osumi

Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission “I AND THOU” When the body of Dag Hammarskjöld, Secretary General of the United Nations, was found in a plane wreck, he had with him the book, “I And...
Columnist Ryan Tatsumoto for "Ryan's Table"

Ryan’s Table – To Excite, Encourage, Raise Up and Rouse

RYAN'S TABLE BY Ryan Tatsumoto To excite, encourage, raise up and rouse. That is the translation of the name of a new Honolulu restaurant, Pai Honolulu (from its original name, Ho‘opai). It’s also how chef and owner Kevin Lee wants his guests to feel about their dining experience at Pai Honolulu. You probably thought the....
Comic Shushin, Sept. 1 2017 Issue

Shushin

Bishop Ryokan Ara Tendai Mission of Hawaii Jibun to tame yori mo Hito no tame ni yatta koto ga Jibun no tame ni Narumono desu Do unto others and the reward will be greater.
Several generations at the Manzanar Monument, May 2005. From left: Bill Sorro, Pete Yamamoto, Tad Nakamura, Shirley Ancheta, Eric Tandoc, Al Robles and Robert A. Nakamura. (Photo by Karen L. Ishizuka)

Legacy of the Sansei – The Sansei Legacy: Never Again!

Karen L. Ishizuka Special to The Hawai‘i Herald When pressed, Sansei give lip service to the obvious fact that we are now old. But we don’t really believe it. In the cosmology of Issei, Nisei, Sansei — Issei are old, Nisei are middle-aged and Sansei are forever young. But here I be, with the honor....
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Bon Dance Season Comes to a Close

Labor Day weekend marks not only the end of summer, but also the close of Hawai‘i’s obon and bon dance season for the year. But, there are still three more festivals that you can...
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Legacy of The Sansei – Perspective of a “Ni-Hansei”

Gil Asakawa Special to The Hawai‘i Herald When I was a kid, I used to tell people who asked me what generation I was that I was “Ni-hansei,” or second-and-a-half. That’s because although my father was a Nisei who was born in Hawai‘i (a kibei, technically, because his family moved to Japan in 1940 and....

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