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...

Sad news for baseball fans . . .

Harry Kalas, longtime voice of the Philadelphia Phillies and former broadcaster of Hawaii Islander baseball games, passed away yesterday. Iraq-bound soldiers sit down with 442nd veterans. Gerald F. Seib of the Wall Street Journal examines the...

Tiger, Ryu and Nonno

Japanese American groups Vs. Charles E. Grassley. Insight into the world of the Japanese American detective Tiger Woods gives some advice to Japan's golf phenom, Ryu Ishikawa. Nonno: Mixing Japanese and American fashion in Houston. Taking a closer...

Ichiro and odor-less astronauts

As the World Baseball Classic rolls on . . . some interesting facts about Ichiro. A Japanese astronaut goes "odorless." Hawaii-based soldiers take in the Japanese culture. Internment is a hot topic at Middlesex Community College in...

Tuesday bullets

Get ready for an interview with Dr. Jack Fujimoto, the first Japanese American college president in the mainland United States. Unlike their counterparts in America, Japanese politicians are wary of harnessing the full power of...

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