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September 6, 2019

Roy Tsumoto and his wife Joan were showing shoppers Roy’s selection of handcrafted wood products. According to his website, Tsumoto grew up around woodcrafting because his parents owned Monkeypod Center in Kapälama back in the day. Tsumoto started making jewelry boxes and desk accessories in 1983 while working as a teacher. Now that he is retired, he has more time to devote to his woodworking.

In Our Community – August 16 to 18 “Made in Hawaii Festival”

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Dear Frances – Seeing Half-Full

Frances H. Kakugawa Hawai‘i Herald Columnist Omoiyari . . . Think of others first and good karma will return to you. — Frances H. Kakugawa Dear Frances, I’m one of the elders who still open doors. When a young man opened the door for my wife recently, she told him, “Thank you for being a....
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Dialogue – Planting Strong Roots

Karleen Chinen Commentary Out of space. Out of time. Out of energy. And, oh yes, the office A/C was off, which made us feel like we were working in a sauna as we worked on our annual Okinawan Festival edition three weeks ago. Space really was the real issue. There was no more space in....
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Generation Gap

GENERATION GAP by Jon J. Murakami
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8•0•8

8•0•8 By Dennis Fujitake
Evan Nagao at the 2018 World Championship in China. (Photos courtesy of Evan Nagao)

Evan Nagao on the Yo-Yo Comeback Trail

Music is His Next Stage Gregg K. Kakesako Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Evan Nagao held his first yo-yo at the age of 1, started throwing it at 2 and parlayed his hobby into a world championship title last year. Now the 23-year-old yonsei is moving in a new direction: making music. The Hawai‘i Kai....
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Culture4Kids!

CULTURE 4KIDS! By Carolyn Kubota Morinishi and Marian Kurasaki Kubota To learn how you can create this issue’s craft or featured activity, please click below to subscribe to our online subscription or complete and submit a form here to subscribe to our print edition.
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HUOA Autumn Dance Matsuri

WHO/WHAT: Every year, the Hawaii United Okinawa Association holds its “Autumn Dance Matsuri” – the last bon dance of the season. This indoor bon dance features traditional Okinawan numbers with time-honored and contemporary Japanese...

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