Herald Salutes

By Alexa Durante On Monday, Feb. 28, Michelle Le Iwasaki, an academic coach at Kalihi Kai Elementary School, was awarded the Milken Educator Award. Also known as the “Oscar Award of Teaching,” the award honors...

Giving Back – SQUEEZE THE DAY

Summer Nakaishi Special to The Hawai‘i Herald For Kelsey Nishi Darling and Michael Darling, newlywed life began innocuously. The couple had met at a party in 2005 and began dating shortly after. Ten years later, the...
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70th Cherry Blossom Festival: QUEEN CONTESTANTS

Photos by Expressions and Glenn Yoza Photography TAELER KEALOHILANI AKANA High School: La Pietra Hawai‘i School for Girls, Honolulu, Hawai‘i College/Degree: Saint Mary’s College of California, Bachelor of Science in Psychology Occupation: Community Based Case Manager Hobbies: Gardening and...

Herald Salutes – STAFF SERGEANT HIGUCHI

2nd Battalion, Headquarters Company Ninety-nine years ago, on January 3, 1924, Asa Asami Higuchi was born in Honolulu to Sadami and Chie (Matsushita) Higuchi, who emigrated from Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan in 1910 and 1914, respectively....

70th Cherry Blossom Queen – NISHIJIMA: A QUEEN WITH A VISION

Bringing Chōwa to Our Community Jodie Chiemi Ching Before she was crowned the Honolulu Japanese Junior Chamer of Commerce's 70th Cherry Blossom Festival Queen on Saturday, March 19 at the Sheraton Waikiki, Shari Michiko Nishijima —...

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