Dispatches From Japan – THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC IN JAPAN

A Personal Journal From January to April 2021 Kalani M. Fujiwara Commentary Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Japan’s vaccination efforts started in earnest on Feb. 14, 2021, after the Pfizer-BioNTech mRNA vaccine was approved by the Japanese ministry...

Dispatches From Japan – THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC IN JAPAN

A Personal Journal From January to April 2021 Kalani M. Fujiwara Commentary Special to The Hawai‘i Herald As Japan and the world entered 2021, the COVID-19 pandemic was still relentless in the New Year. However, the eyes of...

Dispatches From Japan – THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC IN JAPAN

A Personal Journal from July to December 2020 Kalani M. Fujiwara Commentary Special to The Hawai‘i Herald As Japan entered the first summer of the COVID-19 pandemic, there was a period after the first wave (March 2020 to...

Dispatches From Japan – THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC IN JAPAN

A Personal Journal from November 2019 through April 2020 Kalani M. Fujiwara Commentary Special to The Hawai‘i Herald At the start of April 2020, Prime Minister Abe declared a nationwide month-long State of Emergency to mitigate the spread...
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Dispatches From Japan – THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC IN JAPAN

A Personal Journal from November 2019 through April 2020 Kalani M. Fujiwara Commentary Special to The Hawai‘i Herald As I boarded my flight to Narita airport at the beginning of November 2019, never in my wildest imagination did...

To the skies

The intriguing story of "Nisei stewardesses" lives on. In the month following the Tohoku earthquake, Americans have given $246 million to relief and recovery efforts in Japan. Alabama plans on folding paper cranes for Japan. Internment photographs...

Tohoku University Hospital Fundraiser

Tohoku University Hospital in Sendai, Japan is the beneficiary of a fundraiser titled “With Aloha” on April 9 (Saturday evening from 5-9 p.m.) at the Pagoda Hotel in the Ala Moana area. Pagoda Restaurant...

Support for Japan around the world

Japanese Americans respond to the disaster in Japan with words of faith. Those who have voiced their support include everyone from cultural ambassadors to Cherry Blossom participants. The recovery effort in Japan was at the heart...

Photos and furniture

Philadelphia's Moderne Gallery presents the work of Japanese American furniture maker George Nakashima. The issue of international child abduction in Japan. "Made in Minidoka: The Incarceration of Japanese Americans in Idaho:" a photo exhibit. Los Angeles announces...

Goodbye, Nichi Bei Times

Sad news for the Nichi Bei Times, northern California's oldest Japanese American newspaper. There is, however, a glimmer of hope. Japan's Uniqlo teams up with Disney. Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda goes for an encore performance at...

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