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Members of Izumo Taishakyo Mission of Hawaii, their supporters and invited guests gathered at the Chinatown shrine on Oct. 5 to celebrate the 108th...

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The newly opened ‘Aiea Public Library has earned the coveted Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building...

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“People Are Persons: Buddhism, LGBTQ and You” is the topic of a lecture being given by The Rev. Patti Nakai of the Buddhist Temple...

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The husband-and-wife team of Arnold Hiura and Eloise Hiura have been appointed executive director and executive assistant, respectively, of the Hilo-based Hawai‘i Japanese Center....
Alhambra Rendering

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The City of Alhambra (California), in conjunction with the Go For Broke National Education Center, is seeking seven World War II Japanese American veterans who served in the 100th Infantry Battalion (Separate), 442nd Regimental Combat Team or Military Intelligence Service to ride on its 2015 Rose Parade float on New Year’s Day in response to the parade’s theme of “Inspiring Stories.”

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The Buddhist Women’s Association in Hawaii recently hosted Fukumi Tajima from the Miyazaki-kyoku Miyakonojo-so Zenchoji in Miyazaki, Japan, as part of an annual exchange program conducted by the World Federation of Buddhist Women’s Association.

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The United Japanese Society of Hawaii honored 36 O‘ahu Nikkei who were born in 1934 and are turning 80 this year with a grand...

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Karleen C. Chinen Members of the Peru-Kai know what it’s like to be without a country and to be stripped of all their rights. They...

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Joshua Hernandez Morse has been named head of school of Pacific Buddhist Academy by the academy’s board of trustees. PBA is an independent, fully...

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Lenny Yajima will become the president of the Japan-America Society of Hawaii, effective Oct. 1. She succeeds Ed Hawkins, who is retiring from the...

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