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Old photo of soldiers carrying the injured during Vietnam War

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Richard Borreca Special to The Hawai‘i Herald In 1968, Rona Adams, a retired Army captain now living in Kailua, O‘ahu, was serving as the head emergency...
Lester Higa during his 1987 interview with the Herald. “In another generation, Vietnam will only be a memory of the grandparents, not a reality of the second and third generation that left.”

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Forgotten ... and Now Remembered Karleen Chinen Originally published March 6, 1987 A woman lovingly arranges a bunch of fresh-cut flowers and leans them against the stark...
The cover of “I Am Not Your Negro” is available on DVD, which can be borrowed from your public library.

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Academy Award-Nominated Film is an Insightful Essay on Race Relations in America Alan Suemori Commentary Special to The Hawai‘i Herald In 1979, the great American writer James Baldwin...
Group photo of Governor Hidehiko Yuzaki and participants in the Hiroshima International Youth Exchange Program

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The East Hawaii Hiroshima Kenjinkai celebrated its 50th anniversary with a dinner attended by special guests from Hiroshima. Standing, from left: Hiroshima Prefecture...
Two books based on oral history interviews collected by the Center for Oral History —“Hanahana: An Oral History Anthology of Hawaii’s Working People” (1984) and the 2009 book, “Talking Hawai‘i’s Story: Oral Histories of an Island People.”

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Two UH Researchers Bid Farewell to Historic Center Kevin Y. Kawamoto Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Kevin Kawamoto is a longtime contributor to The Hawai‘i Herald. Their names...
The back of the old Kunia Camp store, pre-World War II. The Sekiya family lived nearby. (Camp photos courtesy of Ray Sekiya)

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Wahiawä’s Pineapple Camp Nisei Tell Their Stories Gail Honda Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Gail Honda is a writer in Honolulu. She can be reached at 808-942-4783...
Photo of Lorraine Mito (holding camera) visits her Yamane family ohaka in Hiroshima. (Photos courtesy Lorraine Mito)

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Lorriane Mito with her cousins in front of the Yamane family home. Kneeling, from left: Emiko Yamane and daughter Mayumi, Akiko Horimoto and...
Photo of 442nd veterans Sueo Fujio and Kazuto Tomasa were lunchmates at the banquet.

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Legendary 442nd Regimental Combat Team Celebrates 74 Years Since Its Formation in the Heat of War Akira Otani and retired Circuit Judge Frank Takao...
Photo of Denshö’s 20th anniversary gala

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Dale Minami Published with Permission The following is the text of Dale Minami’s keynote speech at Denshö’s 20th anniversary gala in Seattle on Sept. 24. The...

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Patsy Y. Iwasaki Special to The Hawai‘i Herald The more I learn about Katsu Goto, the more determined I am to share the fascinating story of...

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