How I Think David Beat Goliath

By: Karleen C. Chinen | Commentary | The 2014 Rainbow Warriors football season opened last weekend with the University of Hawai‘i taking on the University of Washington. It felt good to hear our team’s name, the Rainbow Warriors . . .

The Great 2014 David Vs. Goliath Match-Up

By Michael Markrich and Karleen Chinen Tall and thin with a head of thick, white hair, 88-year-old former Gov. George Ariyoshi bounds to the stage at the opening of state Sen. David Ige’s gubernatorial campaign headquarters....

Who Gets Your Vote For Governor? – Q&A With The Candidates

1) WHAT WILL BE YOUR TOP THREE PRIORITIES UPON TAKING OFFICE? NEIL ABERCROMBIE (Democrat) Education: There is no greater investment we can make in our future than education. We look forward to providing preschool for all...

Political Advertorials

NEIL ABERCROMBIE A Brighter Future for Generations to Come Aloha, This coming election is important. The future of Hawai‘i is at stake. We’ve made great progress, but there is still more to do to provide a brighter...

US Senate – Q&A With The Candidates

1) WHAT SHOULD BE DONE ABOUT THE YOUNG CHILDREN ATTEMPTING TO ENTER THE UNITED STATES ILLEGALLY — AND ALONE — FROM MEXICO AND CENTRAL AMERICA? CAM CAVASSO (Republican) Children do best when they are nurtured by...

Lieutenant Governor – Q&A With The Candidates

1) HOW WOULD YOU COUNTER THE VIEW OF SOME THAT THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR IS A NON-ESSENTIAL POSITION IN STATE GOVERNMENT? LESTER CHANG (Independent) That may have been true in the past, but the lieutenant governor will...

U.S. Congress – District 1 – Q&A With The Candidates

1) UNDER WHAT CIRCUMSTANCES SHOULD THE UNITED STATES SEND GROUND TROOPS INTO IRAQ? CHARLES DJOU (Republican) Having served in combat and seen war as a soldier on the ground, I understand the most serious act of...

Have Your Candidates Walked Their Talk?

The countdown is on. As we send this issue of the Herald to press, we are just over three weeks away from primary election day. We will soon be inundated with political spots on...

Marriages, Japantown, and a charter school

Livonia, Mich. is ready to open a Japanese American charter school in September. Asian Americans are enlisting in the U.S. army at a "remarkable rate." The Japanese government awards businessman Junki Yoshida with its Foreign Minister’s...

Revenge of the Ninja, tea in Vermont, and an internment grant

Internment sites get some help from a National Park Service grant. Celebrating with a Japanese tea ceremony in Vermont. Barrett Rainey, a semi-retired journalist, remembers the internment years - and hopes to remind everyone that we...

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