GENERATION GAP

GENERATION GAP by Jon J. Murakami
Rev. Paul Osumi

Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission WORK ADVICE A mother gave this priceless advice to her son, who was about to start a job: “John, remember, it is not how much you get from your...

Ryan’s Table – GRACE IN GROWLERS

Sip a Brew for the Right Reason Ryan Tatsumoto Hawai‘i Herald Columnist Late last year, I saw a social-media post about a small craft-brew tasting room in Kailua that occasionally featured pop-ups for bagels, tacos or pizza...
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...
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Your Social Security – WHAT DID YOU EARN AT YOUR FIRST JOB?

Social Security Can Tell You Jane Burigsay Courtesy: Social Security Administration Ever wonder what you earned the year you worked your first job? Or perhaps any other year you worked? We can tell you. Your earnings history...

Estate Planning Insights – DURABLE POWER OF ATTORNEY

Ethan R. Okura Hawai‘i Herald Columnist In my last column, I wrote about the Advance Health-Care Directives that contain a “Power of Attorney for Health Care.” I explained that it is a different document than a...

Book Review: “REMEMBERING OUR GRANDFATHERS’ EXILE”

Tom Coffman Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Commentary Gail Okawa begins her book — her story, her study — by saying she was born in a blackout during World War II. When she was a high-school student...

Maui Community – JAPANESE TEAHOUSE IN KEPANIWAI PARK GETS TLC

“It’s Our Kuleana,” Say Deron Furukawa, President, Japanese Cultural Society of Maui Kathy Collins Special to The Hawai‘i Herald The site of one of the bloodiest battles in Hawaiian history seems an unlikely location for celebrating birthdays...
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JUNE 11: KAMEHAMEHA DAY Photos by Wayne Shinbara JUNE 26: MANTÖ-E TRADITION Decorating For Obon With 10,000 Lanterns Editor’s note: Last month, the Higashi Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii held a lantern-decorating workshop in the temple’s Otani Center multi-purpose...

Sports Culture – STEEL IS REAL

Japanese Fixed-Gear Bikes – Art, Sport and Tradition Nick Kurosawa Special to the Hawai‘i Herald Commentary Fixed-gear bicycles. A movement that has taken hold of the recent generations, providing two-wheeled travel that boasts a different view of the...

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