Ushijima pictured with the founders of Queen’s Medical Center: King Kamehameha IV and Queen Emma.

Honoring the Legacy – Arthur Ushijima

The Queen’s Health System – Fulfilling a Royal Legacy Melvin Inamasu and Violet Harada Courtesy: Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i Editor’s note: This series, “Honoring the Legacy,” is a partnership between The Hawai‘i Herald and the...
Scott Kikkawa’s “Char Siu” is the third book of noir detective fiction that he has written and whose central character is Nisei Homicide Detective Sergeant Francis “Sheik” Yoshikawa. (Photos by Kevin Y. Kawamoto)


Kevin Y. Kawamoto Commentary Editor’s note: In honor of our Maui-themed issue, author of “Char Siu,” Scott Kikkawa, has deep Maui roots. His maternal great-grandfather was an early Japanese luna at Pu‘unene, where his son, Kikkawa’s...
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Rainbow Connections – PROUD TO MAKE WAVES

Trisha Nakamura Hawai‘i Herald Columnist For most of the country, June is Pride month. While here on O‘ahu and Maui we coincide most of our Pride activities to the month of October (the same month when...
Sweet Revenge Chocolate PB Mochi Pie.


Ryan Tatsumoto Hawai‘i Herald Columnist Supposedly, back in the 16th century, songbirds were placed into pies that would amuse diners as the pies were cut. But the pies back then had no relation to modern pies....
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Jane Burigsay Courtesy: Social Security Administration June is Pride Month. It’s a time to acknowledge the LGBTQ+ community and also celebrate diversity, love and respect. On June 26, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision...
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Mind-Body Wellness – TO HEAL OR TO BE CURED

Dr. Chad Sato Hawai‘i Herald Columnist Besides writing for The Hawai‘i Herald, I also write a monthly blog for the members of my practice on various topics and the most recent blog dealt with differentiating between...
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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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Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission SUCCESS IS A JOURNEY Someone said, “Success is a journey, not a destination.” Success lies in the effort, satisfaction and happiness you derive as you struggle to reach a...
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GENERATION GAP by Jon J. Murakami
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