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September 4, 2015

Peace Events Commemorate 70th Anniversary Of The End Of World War II

This year marked the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombings on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, which ultimately led to the end of World War II. Several events aimed at commemorating the anniversary and at promoting...

Japanese Women’s Society Foundation Installs 2015-16 Officers

Irene Nakamoto was elected and installed as president of the Japanese Women’s Society Foundation at its general membership meeting on July 18 at the Hawaii Prince Hotel. First lady Dawn Amano-Ige installed the new...

The New Hawai‘i Regional Cuisine

Ryan Tatsumoto Hawai‘i Herald Columnist What started in Hawai‘i in 1991 as a “who’s who” of local celebrity chefs, thereby elevating the status of dining in the 50th state, is now a movement that is over...

Japan’s Last “Blue Train” Ends Service

TÖKYÖ — An era came to an end Sunday, Aug. 23, when Japan’s last “Blue Train” long-distance sleeper train in service completed its final run, nearly 60 years after the train debuted in 1958. The...
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Hitachi Develops Two-Armed Warehouse Robot

TÖKYÖ — Hitachi Ltd. has unveiled a prototype double-arm robot that can pick up various types of goods from shelves and pack them into boxes for the eventual automation of warehouse work. The robot, which...
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Kamen Rider V3 In Hawaii 40th Anniversary Celebration With Kikaida & Friends

WHO/WHAT: JN Productions, Inc. and Generation Kikaida present this event to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Kamen Rider V3 in Hawai‘i. Take free photos with Kamen Rider V3, the Kikaida Brothers, Hakaida and DARK...
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Honbushin Odori Festival

WHO/WHAT: The Honbushin International Center presents its Honbushin Odori Festival. “Odori” means “dance” in Japanese, so the Center wants attendees to “dance the night away while giving gratitude to all the wonderful blessings we...
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Supporting Our Youth

Social Security serves a person for life — from birth, to death and even beyond — by helping to care for surviving dependents. When a parent becomes disabled or dies, Social Security benefits help...

Media Images: Why We Should Care

Guy Aoki Commentary Special to The Hawai‘i Herald After moving to the Los Angeles area in 1983, I learned of the importance of the original “Star Trek” television series. Asian Americans from Chicago, Seattle, San Francisco all...

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