Ballers in Beijing: Taking outreach global

Basketball is everywhere. From the United States to Japan to South America and beyond, the game has been adopted by virtually every country. Knowing this, International Christian University student Jason Hutson started a program...

Japanese baseball vs. MLB, things get ugly

The other day we blogged about the MLB's opening day between the Red Sox and the Athletics in Japan. We also linked to an article in which Chiba Lotte Marines manager Bobby Valentine called...

Tiger, Ryu and Nonno

Japanese American groups Vs. Charles E. Grassley. Insight into the world of the Japanese American detective Tiger Woods gives some advice to Japan's golf phenom, Ryu Ishikawa. Nonno: Mixing Japanese and American fashion in Houston. Taking a closer...

The sights and sports of springtime

The exhibition Mixed: Portraits of Multiracial Kids, featuring over 70 photographs by UCSB professor Kip Fulbeck, is on display at the Japanese American National Museum through Sept. 26. Fulbeck's book by the same name,...

UH pitcher Harrison Kuroda makes triumphant return to the mound

Harrison Kuroda has played 4 seasons for the Rainbows; in those 4 years, he's had nearly as many season-ending shoulder injuries (2) as he's had career starts for UH (3). But the former ILH Player...

AJA Baseball Kicks Of 2014-15 Season

HAWAII AJA MEMORIAL BASEBALL LEAGUE The Hawaii AJA Memorial Baseball League will open the 2014-15 season on Sunday, Dec. 7, beginning at 10 a.m. The opening ceremonies will be followed by the second game of...

Japan beats U.S. in softball, will the sport return to the Olympics?

It was an upset of huge proportions: Japan's victory over U.S.A. in the softball gold medal game. Few expected the U.S. to lose, and why should they? The team has claimed Olympic gold since...

Kurt Suzuki and Writing About Japan

Oakland A's catcher and Maui native Kurt Suzuki never forgets where he is from. Turn the volume on your computers up: Writing About Japan. A documentary about groundbreaking Japanese American actor Jack Soo premieres in Sacramento. Former...

Wednesday bullets

After several threats, a bomb goes off in a Toyota factory in Japan. Those eye-catching glasses that Sarah Palin is wearing? They're made by Japanese designer Kazuo Kawasaki. World Wrestling Entertainment signs a new star from...

Big Brown, meet Casino Drive

If you are like us at The Hawaii Herald, you are coming back to work after a long Memorial Day weekend. We hope that it was a relaxing and enjoyable one. With summer officially upon...

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