June 2, 2017

June 2, 2017

“. . . [W]ith the encouragement of the local Okinawans who came to the camps, it was their saving grace,” said HUOA executive director Jane Serikaku. (Photo by Gregg Kakesako)

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These Nisei remembered their parents’ encounters with the Okinawan POWs: (from left) Sadamitsu Higa, Larry Yogi, Fumie Oshiro, Seikichi “Chick” Takara and Clara...
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Dear Karleen and the Staff of The Hawai‘i Herald, I have been deeply touched by the outpouring of love and kind thoughts from those who...
Group photo of McKinley Car War founder Yukio Yoshikawa, state reps, and his family recognizing Yukio for his contributions to Oahu's small business community

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McKinley Car Wash owner Yukio Yoshikawa was recently honored in the state House of Representatives for his contributions to O‘ahu’s small business community. The...
Photo of Mariko Miho of PBS Hawaii

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Mariko Miho was recently named vice president of advancement for PBS Hawai‘i. In this key fundraising position, Miho will be responsible for building a...
Central Pacific Banks Scott Kurosawa and Lance Oribio

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Central Pacific Bank announced the promotions of Scott Kurosawa to senior vice president and senior strategic account executive, and Lance Ori- bio to vice...
Photo of Okinawa Performing Artists - Yamada Kazuko, Nakandakari Tetsuya, Hanashiro Sekichi

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The 85th anniversary of Kin Ryosho Sensei’s teaching of the art of Kumiwudui, also known as Kumi Odori, in Hawai‘i — and the 41st...
Group photo of Honolulu Hiroshima Kenjin Kai members and Hiroshima Goodwill Ambassadors - (seated, from left) Kathleen Kiyuna, Roy Shimamoto, Stanley Gono and Ken Kimura. Standing behind them (from left) are: recognition chair Ken Saiki, Hiroshima Goodwill Ambassadors Kano Ishibashi and Momoko Fukuyama and HHKK president Wayne Miyao.

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The Honolulu Hiroshima Kenjin Kai held its annual membership meeting and shinnen enkai on March 12 at Natsunoya Tea House. Also in attendance was...
Photo of the Hakuoh University Handbell Choir members share their musical magic.

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Hakuoh University’s popular Handbell Choir returned to Honolulu in March to present two public concerts. The choir members, who ring seven octaves of handbells,...
Group photo of HUOA Sports Awards

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In one of his last duties as 2016 Hawaii United Okinawa Association president, Tom Yamamoto (far left) presented the HUOA’s 2016 sports awards...
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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