Ryan’s Table – GRACE IN GROWLERS

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...
“. . . I’m interested in preserving memorabilia, preserving the past . . .” says Colin Yamamoto standing beside one of the glass cases containing various antiques and memorabilia.

Preserving Maui’s Yesteryears

For Colin Yamamoto, They are All Historical Treasures Melissa Tanji Special to The Hawai‘i Herald A seat belt from Aloha Airlines Flight 243, a car speaker from the old Kahului Drive-In, plantation kaukau tins, handmade potato peelers and vegetable graters from the 1930s and ’40s. These pieces from Maui’s past are just a fraction of....

Maui Matsuri: For The Sake Of The Keiki

“Dis wen happen long, long time ago in Japan,” she starts in a low voice as the sun begins to set over the West Maui Mountains. About 400 people from 8 to 80 years...
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COMMUNITY FOCUS

"GO FOR BROKE" COMMEMORATIVE STAMP UNVEILED On Friday, June 4, the U.S. Postal Service, Gov. David Ige and First Lady Dawn Ige showcased the commemorative “Go for Broke” Soldiers stamp, the very first issue to...
“The subject matter of people in their every day activities intrigues me because most of the scenes I paint happen in an instant. Sometimes it is so fast that we miss it or we don’t remember it,” says Kirk Kurokawa of his works., as shown above and below.

Lead Story – Capturing Slices of Maui Life

Artist Kirk Kurokawa is Living His Dream Melissa Tanji Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Kirk Kurokawa was in the first or second grade when knew he wanted to be an artist. “As long as I can remember, I have always liked art,” said the 44-year-old award-winning painter. Like many youngsters, the Wailuku resident was fond....
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Your Social Security – WHAT DID YOU EARN AT YOUR FIRST JOB?

Social Security Can Tell You Jane Burigsay Courtesy: Social Security Administration Ever wonder what you earned the year you worked your first job? Or perhaps any other year you worked? We can tell you. Your earnings history...
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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....
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Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission HE DIED CLIMBING In the Alps there is a monument erected to the memory of a man who lost his life seeking to ascend the mountain. The stone bears...
'When One Day I Will Sleep.'

NGN Programs (Part II)

“Fuyu no Hana (Flower of Winter),” 1978 drama, 2 hours and 2 minutes. Directed by Yasuo Furuhata. Starring Ken Takakura, Kimiko Ikegami, Kunie Tanaka and Mitsuko Baisho. Kano, a yakuza convicted of murder, looks after the daughter of his victim from a distance. “Gorotsuki Mushuku (Patience Has an End),” 1971 drama, 1 hour and 50....

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