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Sidebar: What Is ACOUSTIC NEUROMA?

An acoustic neuroma, also called a vestibular schwannoma, is a rare, non-cancerous tumor. • These tumors do not spread (metastasize) to other parts of the body. The brain is not invaded by the acoustic tumor,...
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Sidebar: GAYE’S HAMBURGER PATTY

2 lbs. hamburger ½ cup bread crumbs ½ tsp. salt ¼ tsp. pepper 1/4 cup ketchup 2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce 2 stalks celery, chopped fine ½ round onion, chopped fine and squeezing out the liquid Mix ingredients. Form into patties and pan...
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Sidebar: “CAREGIVING WEDNESDAY” WORKSHOPS IN NOVEMBER

AARP Hawai‘i’s free caregiving webinar will be held every Wednesday at 4 p.m. from Nov. 4 through Dec. 9. Linda Coble will kick off the series on Nov. 4 by sharing her caregiving story...
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Sidebar: ABOUT THE GO FOR BROKE NATIONAL EDUCATION CENTER

GFBNEC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that educates the public on the valor of Japanese American veterans of World War II and their contributions to democracy. Its goal is to inspire new generations to...

We Googled it ….

Did you know the word “truck” in the term “truck farming” has nothing to do with vehicles? Out of curiosity, we Google-searched “Why is it called ‘truck farming’?” And this is what we found...

ASK THE AUTHOR, MIKE MALAGHAN

Q: In the following passage, does “fireworks” mean “ammunition?” Taka paused as four trucks loaded with soldiers roared past from the opposite direction. “And then…something really amazing happened. Shivers said, ‘General, now that you have issued...
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Sidebar: HUOA: Irei no Hi in Hawai‘i Set for June 22

The Hawaii United Okinawa Association will livestream a commemoration of Irei no Hi, or Okinawa’s Memorial Day, on Monday, June 22, on its Facebook page and YouTube channel from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
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Sidebar – Memorial Day: Shinnyo Lantern Floating Livestream

The annual Shinnyo Lantern Floating Hawaii event attracts over 40,000 people to Ala Moana Beach Park from around the world every year. However, this year, due to concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic, the festival...
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Sidebar – Send Your Aloha to Naruhito and Masako

To mark the accession of Crown Prince Naruhito to Emperor Naruhito and the start of the Reiwa Era on May 1, the official residence of the Consulate General of Japan is open to people wishing to sign a greeting book that will be sent to Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako. Greeting books are also available....
The Crown Prince Akihito Scholarship Foundation co-founder and president Ralph Honda (left) with his successor Howard Hamamoto. (Hawaii Hochi photo)

Sidebar – The Crown Prince Akihito Scholarship Foundation

It is the wedding gift that keeps on giving. To commemorate the marriage of Crown Prince Akihito and Michiko Shoda, the future crown princess, a group of business and community leaders in Hawai‘i formed a scholarship foundation in 1959 to promote educational exchanges between graduate students from Hawai‘i and Japan. A sizeable amount of money....

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