Cover Story -MICKEY IS DYING

Renelaine Pfister Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Many people ponder death with fear and trepidation, but 64-year-old Mickey Weems faces death with remarkable positivity. Weems was diagnosed with prostate cancer in the spring of 2021 and...

Cover Story – FRESH CATCH

The life, work and love of a gyotaku artist Carolyn Morinishi Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Preserving a traditional Japanese art can sometimes be a daunting task. In our electronics-obsessed and internet-connected society, the patience required to...

Cover Story – WELCOME BACK!

40th Annual Okinawan Festival! The Hawaii United Okinawa Association is excited to be back in-person for the 40th Okinawan Festival on Saturday, Sept. 3 and Sunday, Sept. 4 at the Hawai‘i Convention Center. Despite being...

Cover Story – SUPER SHEA!

Jackie Kojima Shea Sakahara is your typical 17-year-old rising high school senior. When this Kailua teen isn’t busy with SAT prep, classes at Punahou School, or his part-time job in the After School Care program,...

Cover Story – MAUI TAIKO

George Furukawa Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Kay Fukumoto of Maui Taiko is the embodiment of a treasured legacy that continues to resonate today, despite the ravages of a global pandemic and the devastating loss of...

Cover Story – NOT JUST ANOTHER WAR STORY

Local filmmaker seeks support to complete AJA war film Eric Nemoto Special to The Hawai‘i Herald You can’t go to Bruyères, France, and not be affected by the reverence that the town people have for the 100th...

Cover Story – UPWARD BOUND

Alysa Tomasa Commentary After more than 20 years, WCC’s Upward Bound program will not be funded for the next five-year grant cycle, leaving potential first-generation college students without a place they call their second home. For...

Cover Story – 80 YEARS OF 100TH

Gregg K. Kakesako Special to The Hawai‘i Herald The 80th Anniversary Committee of the 100th Infantry Battalion Veterans organization compiled a list of known survivors here and on the mainland who served in the World War...

Cover Story – WE’RE BACK!

Obon Season Begins (In-Person) at Hawaii’s Plantation Village Kevin Y. Kawamoto Take out your yukata, happi coats and hand-held Japanese paper fans, the Obon season is about to begin! And the place to kick off this summer-long series...
Baby Winter Jay (12 months) with her parents 'Iwi Jay and Kristen Nemoto Jay.

Cover Story – BABY TALK

A Perfectly Imperfect Breastfeeding Journey Kristen Nemoto Jay TRIGGER WARNING: DESCRIPTIONS OF GIVING BIRTH AND BREASTFEEDING ARE INCLUDED IN THIS STORY I remember the day my daughter’s tongue and lip ties were “released,” a procedure that happens...

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