Sailing from Hawaii to Japan on waves

Here's a neat story coming out of the Honolulu Yacht Harbor. Yesterday, World Record-holder Kenichi Horie departed from Hawaii on a boat bound for Japan. The catch? The boat is fueled by wave power. The...

Lyrics Born, Ichiro and Anna Miller’s inspires a new cafe

Tokyo-born, half Japanese American rapper Lyrics Born, who's real name is Tom Shimura, has a new album out called Everywhere At Once. The San Francisco-based rapper mixes jazz, funk r&b, rock and a large...

In honor of Wally Yonamine

Baseball pioneer Wally Yonamine passed away last night at the age of 85. Yonamine was chosen as one of the Herald's Japanese American pioneers last year. Here is the story that ran in our...

Sad news for baseball fans . . .

Harry Kalas, longtime voice of the Philadelphia Phillies and former broadcaster of Hawaii Islander baseball games, passed away yesterday. Iraq-bound soldiers sit down with 442nd veterans. Gerald F. Seib of the Wall Street Journal examines the...

Friday bullets

Japanese Americans celebrate the hiring of new Mariners manager Don Wakamatsu, Major League Baseball's first Asian American manager. FoxNews.com relives the bloody World War II battle for the tiny atoll, Tarawa. Leslie Kitashima-Gray's The Pink Dress,...

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...

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...

Tuesday bullets

The question that American automakers desperately want answered: Can they top their Japanese competition? An interesting movie premise: Earthquakes suck every country under the ocean . . . except Japan. A former prisoner in a...

Wednesday bullets

Jim Allen, sportswriter for the Daily Yomiuri, writes that Japanese baseball needs to learn how to travel before they find international success. Forget about The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, this upcoming movie is...

Ichiro and odor-less astronauts

As the World Baseball Classic rolls on . . . some interesting facts about Ichiro. A Japanese astronaut goes "odorless." Hawaii-based soldiers take in the Japanese culture. Internment is a hot topic at Middlesex Community College in...

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