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Then-state Rep. Mark Takai, Rep. Aaron Ling Johanson and Rep. Scott Saiki on opening day of the 2013 legislative session. Takai and Saiki were both elected to the state House in 1994. In 2014, Takai ran for the U.S. House of Representatives and won, taking office in January 2015. He died of cancer in July 2016. (Courtesy: Office of Rep. Scott Saiki)

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Former Speaker Calvin Say advises Saiki to not get bogged down in details and to “keep his eyes open to the big picture.”...
Hooge Ryu Hana Nuuzi no Kai Nakasone Dance Academy keiki gave guests a preview of what they can expect at the Oct. 21 dance concert.

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Lynne Yoshiko Nakasone-Sensei, director and grand master of Hooge Ryu Hana Nuuzi no Kai, seated with her husband Clarence Tomokazu Nakasone. They are...
From left: JCCH board chair Christine Kubota; Consul General of Japan Yasushi Misawa; Hawai‘i Gov. David Ige; Kaua‘i Mayor Bernard Carvalho; honorees Kenny and Chizuko Endo of Taiko Center of the Pacific; honorees Barry Masuo, Ethel Yamane and Ethel Hasegawa, representing the JCCH Gift Shop Visionaries; honoree Tsukasa Harufuku of JTB Hawaii Inc.; honorees Mabel and Norman Hashisaka of Kauai Kookies; honoree Dean Okimoto of Nalo Farms and JCCH president/executive director Carole Hayashino.

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The Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i recognized six individuals, organizations and volunteers at its annual “Sharing the Spirit of Aloha” gala on June 17...
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Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce president Wayne Toshimi Ishihara was conferred an imperial decoration from the Government of Japan. With Ishihara’s wife Joy and...
Seated: Consul General of Japan Yasushi Misawa; Maui Mayor Alan Arakawa and wife Ann; Dr. Genshitsu Sen, president of the Urasenke Foundation of Hawaii; and former Hawai‘i Gov. John Waihee and wife Lynne. Standing: Former Consul General of Japan in Honolulu and current Urasenke Tankokai Federation advisor Kishichiro Amae; Dr. Sakurai; Mrs. Yukiko Sakurai, niece of Dr. Sen; Mrs. Hidemi Amae; East-West Center president Richard Vuylsteke; Japan-America Society of Hawaii board chair Sal Miwa; Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i board chair Christine Kubota; Misako Kurokawa; Mr. Ajito of Urasenke Japan; and Akemi Kurokawa, former president of Urasenke Tankokai Hawaii.

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Urasenke Foundation of Hawaii president Dr. Genshitsu Sen hosted a dinner reception for friends and members of the Chado Urasenke Tanko Kai Hawaii Association...
Photo of Carolyn Kubota Morinishi and Marian Kurosaki Kubota

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CULTURE 4KIDS! By Carolyn Kubota Morinishi and Marian Kurasaki Kubota
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• Communities undergoing rapid social, economic and environmental changes such as Waikïkï, Kaka‘ako, Kalihi and O‘ahu’s North Shore; Köloa on Kaua‘i; Pä‘ia and Lahaina...
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...
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DEAR FRANCES By Frances H. Kakugawa

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