Honoring the Legacy – JOYCE TSUNODA

Trailblazer for Hawai‘i’s Community Colleges Melvin Inamasu and Violet Harada Courtesy: Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i Editor’s note: “Honoring the Legacy” is a partnership between The Hawai‘i Herald and the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i. It celebrates...

70th Cherry Blossom Queen – NISHIJIMA: A QUEEN WITH A VISION

Bringing Chōwa to Our Community Jodie Chiemi Ching Before she was crowned the Honolulu Japanese Junior Chamer of Commerce's 70th Cherry Blossom Festival Queen on Saturday, March 19 at the Sheraton Waikiki, Shari Michiko Nishijima —...

69th Cherry Blossom Festival: RECORD-BREAKING CBF QUEEN BRIANNE YAMADA

Okinawan Musical Performer Sweeps Top CB Festival Awards for Historic “Triple Win” Ida Yoshinaga In the early evening of Saturday, Apr. 3, the virtual audience of the 69th Annual Cherry Blossom Festival — ensconced in their...
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Women and Social Security

YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY by Jane Yamamoto-Burigsay
State Senator Saiki, 1982.

Honoring the Legacy – PATRICIA SAIKI

A Champion for Equal Rights 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 Japanese Cultural Center of...

Japanese Women’s Society Foundation Holds Summit And Fashion Show

The Japanese Women’s Society Foundation presented its Second Women’s Leadership Summit and 36th Fashion Show on March 27 and 28 at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel. “Health, Beauty & Well-Being” was the theme of the...

OKAGE SAMA DE – AWARD-WINNING JOURNALIST LINDA TAIRA

Hui Makaala Special to The Hawai‘i Herald How Hui Makaala’s Scholarship Fueled Her Success Linda Taira’s attraction to journalism began early. “As a child, I would read newspapers spread out in front of me on the floor,...

“FILIPINAS!”

  Gwen Battad Ishikawa Women have come a long way over the decades. In the early 1900s, women’s rights activists and feminists Susan Brownell Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton fought for women’s right to vote and...

Sansei Reflections – LYNNE KOBASHIGAWA WAIHE‘E

From Humble Beginnings to Washington Place Karen Shishido Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Oftentimes I find myself wondering, Whatever happened to so-and-so? And What is that person doing now? For example, my longtime friend and mentor Lynne...

Disney “Frozen” Warms Hearts of Japanese Women

Michiko Miyata was never a fan of Disney movies, thinking they were only for young people. So imagine her surprise when she saw Disney’s latest animated film about a princess with ice powers and...

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