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LANAKILA MEALS ON WHEELS IS 50! Lanakila Meals on Wheels program first started in 1971 as a lunch wagon in A‘ala Park. Known first as the Honolulu Nutrition Program — which was established under a...

Profile – THE ARTISTRY OF CABINETMAKER MILTON KANDA

Gwen Muranaka Republished With Permission Editor’s note: This article was originally published on the Zentoku Foundation website (zentokufoundation.org/miltonkanda). The Zentoku Foundation was created to help grow and strengthen the Japanese American community by developing a user...

Honoring the Legacy – RYAN KAWAMOTO

Telling the AJA Story through Video Melvin Inamasu and Violet Harada Courtesy: Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i Editor’s note: This bimonthly series, “Honoring the Legacy,” represents a partnership between the Herald and the Japanese Cultural Center of...

My Hawaii – FROM OCEAN TO ‘ÖPÜ

Donald’s Poke Shop Brings Hawaiian Flavors to Okinawa, Japan Colin Sewake Hawai‘i Herald Columnist “Okinawa is such a beautiful place, not just the ocean and scenery and culture, but the people. I’ve been treated well and taken...

Ryan’s Table – THE A-MAIZE-ING GRAIN

Ryan Tatsumoto Hawai‘i Herald Columnist Many years ago, while my dad was a letter carrier in Waimänalo, he often brought home corn given to him by employees at the Waimänalo Research Station, College of Tropical Agriculture...
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Aloha From Bamboo Ridge

PELE’S TEARS Rachel Ana Brown Published with Permission “Bamboo Ridge: Journal of Hawai‘i Literature and Arts No. 91” (Bamboo Ridge Press, 2007) It hasn’t rained for four years. Mom has one of her boyfriends  hook the bathtub drain to a pipe...
Historical Fiction by Michael G. Malaghan

Historical Fiction – “A Question of Loyalty”

Mike Malaghan Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Editor’s note: “A Question of Loyalty” is the second historical novel in Mike Malaghan’s trilogy on the Japanese American experience in Hawai‘i. Prior to “A Question of Loyalty,” the...

Mind-Body Wellness – MENTAL AND EMOTIONAL TRICK-OR-TREATING

Dr. Chad Sato Hawai‘i Herald Columnist Halloween is celebrated each year on Oct. 31. Halloween originated from the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, when people would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off ghosts (history.com/topics/halloween)....
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Your Social Security – NEED A STANDARDIZED BENEFIT-VERIFICATION LETTER?

Get it Online Jane Burigsay Courtesy: Social Security Administration If you need a benefit-verification letter, sometimes called a “proof-of-income letter,” we have good news for you! Your benefit-verification letter is available online when you need proof of...
Rev. Paul Osumi

Today’s Thought # 2

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission PERSONAL TREASURES In life there are many kinds of treasures, and they are not all made of silver and gold. When you find a friend, you find a treasure....

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