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....
Dr. Robert Huey and a feature from the Sakamaki-Hawley Collection

UH Hamilton Library: Uncovering the Sakamaki-Hawley Collection

WHO/WHAT: Dr. Robert Huey, professor of Japanese Literature, will present “Uncovering the Sakamaki-Hawley Collection.” In an ongoing collaboration between UH and the University of the Ryukyus, roughly half of the collection’s items have been...
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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...
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KBFD – Korean Programming

“My Only One,” Wednesday and Thursday at 10 p.m.; re-airs on Thursday and Friday at 1 p.m. Do-Ran Kim has a bright and positive personality, even though she is in a financially difficult situation. She studies for an exam to become a public officer. One day, her biological father, Soo-Il Kang, appears in front of....

Book Review: “REMEMBERING OUR GRANDFATHERS’ EXILE”

Tom Coffman Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Commentary Gail Okawa begins her book — her story, her study — by saying she was born in a blackout during World War II. When she was a high-school student...
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Deigo Club 70th Anniversary

WHO/WHAT: The Deigo Club will celebrate its 70th Anniversary with a luncheon and Okinawan entertainment. There will be performances by members and various groups from the local performing arts community. Hajime Nakasone, an accomplished...

“Must Take Home” Maui Specialties

Each of our neighbor islands is unique in its own way, and so are their omiyage, those gifts — usually food — you bring home to share with family and friends. Maui’s goodies range...

Oh, Goodie! Tasaka Guri Guri

This past year, Maui’s Tasaka Guri Guri marked a business milestone, celebrating 40 years at its location in the Maui Mall in Kahului. But even more impressive about the Valley Isle treat is that...

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