Sip a Brew for the Right Reason Ryan Tatsumoto Hawai‘i Herald Columnist Late last year, I saw a social-media post about a small craft-brew tasting room in Kailua that occasionally featured pop-ups for bagels, tacos or pizza...
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Health Information – Bananas: Low calorie, long-lasting energy, The Perfect Diet Food (Part 3)

Bananas are inexpensive, and can be purchased at any supermarket or fruit shop. It is truly a convenient food. If just two bananas a day can help prevent cancer, what are you waiting for? The...

Dad’s Three Cats

Dad's Three Cats by Gwen Muranaka
67th Chrysanthemum festival contestants: Alexis Camara, Emma Mika Endo, Cassidy Hanano, Lauren Mitra, Kokoro Yamazaki

Maui Community Focus – Chrysanthemum Festival set for Dec. 7 in Kihei

Five Valley Isle high school juniors will vie for the title of 67th Chrysanthemum Festival queen. The festival is a Japanese cultural event that raises funds for scholarships and for the historical preservation programs of its sponsor, Maui’s Sons and Daughters of the Nisei Veterans. The Chrysanthemum Festival will be held Saturday, Dec. 7, at....
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NGN Programs (Part I)

“Wagamama Kimama Tabikibun,” premieres Thursday, Nov. 7 at 8:35 p.m. In “Wagamama Kimama Tabikibun,” locals show you places that are not on guidebooks. This program brings you the most exciting local travel experiences. Fully subtitled in English. “Itsuka Nemuri ni Tsuku Hi (When One Day I Will Sleep),” premiers Monday, Nov. 18 at 7:35 p.m.....
The building on the left is the Visitors' Quarters where visitors could spend the night. The Long House (right) was a pavilion where Hansen’s disease patients could visit with family. A chain-linked fence ran down the middle of the Long House to keep visitors and patients separated. (Photos by Gary Kagehiro)

Cover Story – KALAUPAPA

A Place of Contradiction and Contemplation Dan Nakasone Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Kalaupapa. A place of contradiction: stunning beauty and serenity, haunted by stories of deep sorrow. The worst and the best of humanity are portrayed...
Five-year-old Cummins Chong-Kee tames the shishi (lion) while Amy Shinsato, Terry Higa-Sensei (obscured), Lori Shinsato, Norman Kaneshiro-Sensei and George Fujita performed music to assist him. Inside the shishi’s costume are brothers Aukai Joy and Kuakini Joy.

In Our Community – Maui Okinawan Festival

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Book Review – “The Blending”

The Story of a “Gutsy” Woman in a Changing Hawai‘i Karleen Chinen Commentary Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and her daughter Chelsea Clinton have been making the rounds of the news and talk shows, promoting their new book from big-time New York publisher Simon & Schuster, “The Book of Gutsy Women: Favorite Stories....
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Historical Fiction – “A Question of Loyalty”

Mike Malaghan Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Editor’s note: “A Question of Loyalty” is the second historical novel in Mike Malaghan’s trilogy on the Japanese American experience in Hawai‘i. Prior to “A Question of Loyalty,” the...


Jodie Chiemi Ching Commentary On Jan. 16, 2021, the Nisei Veteran’s Memorial Center livestreamed the latest entry in its virtual series, “An Afternoon with the Author,” which featured Carolyn Kubota Morinishi and her mother, Marian Kurasaki...

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