Rememberance – REMEMBERING AKIRA OTANI

Karleen Chinen Commentary Special to The Hawai‘i Herald In those sweet pre-pandemic days that we can barely remember now, one of my favorite stops every so often was the United Fishing Agency office, located a few yards...

Sports Culture – STEEL IS REAL

Japanese Fixed-Gear Bikes – Art, Sport and Tradition Nick Kurosawa Special to the Hawai‘i Herald Commentary Fixed-gear bicycles. A movement that has taken hold of the recent generations, providing two-wheeled travel that boasts a different view of the...

Sports – LENN SAKATA RETURNS TO HIS FIRST LOVE

After a Six-Year Retirement Asian American Baseball Pioneer Returns to Manage in the Minor League Scott Baba Special to The Hawai‘i Herald After six years in retirement, baseball veteran Lenn Sakata has returned to the sport to...

USPS STAMP – JUNE 3: NATIONWIDE “GO FOR BROKE” STAMP RELEASE

Three California Nisei Women On a Mission to Honor Veterans With US Postal Stamp Gregg Kakesako Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Editor’s note: In the Dec. 18, 2020, issue of the Herald, cover article “USPS ‘Go For...

Community – FEB. 19: EVENTS FOR THE “DAY OF REMEMBRANCE”

Ida Yoshinaga Feb. 19 marks a day that lives in notoriety for Japanese Americans, for Asian American and other immigrants of color in the United States, and for anyone concerned with unjust government treatment of...

USPS STAMP – RUTH ASAWA: HARDWIRED FOR BEAUTY AND ELEGANCE

Scott Baba Special to The Hawai‘i Herald The United States Postal Service released a new stamp in 2020, which celebrates the work of renowned Japanese American artist Ruth Asawa. Though Asawa’s work stretches across a number of...

Sumō In The Flesh And Other Adventures

Loren Ke‘alaaumoe Fujitani Special to The Hawai‘i Herald It is winter in Japan — the season marked by kotatsu (table with a built-in foot warmer); hokkairo (hand/body warmers); nabemono (Japanese hot pot); ofuro (hot bath); Uniqlo...

Ken Inouye Remembers

By: Averie’ Soto | Special to The Hawai‘i Herald | This past May, the University of Hawai‘i at Mänoa released the concept designs for the planned Daniel K. Inouye Center for Democratic Leadership. The center, to be housed on the university’s Mänoa campus, will honor a man known as a decorated World War II hero....

Sen. Inouye celebrates the new Flying Tigers exhibit

The Pacific Aviation Musuem Pearl Harbor celebrated  the opening of its permanent Flying Tigers exhibit yesterday. The exhibit honors the World War II pilots who helped protect China's skies with one of America's most...

Quick bites

Hawaii expat Jonas Otsuji is turning heads with his sushi in Utah. Curious? Hungry? Check him out here. . . . and from one sushi chef in Utah to another in Seattle. Remembering the legacy of...

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