September 1, 2017

September 1, 2017

Gov. David Ige with the 100th Battalion veterans (from left): Akiyoshi Kuriyama, Masaharu Saito, Gov. Ige, Kazuto Shimizu, Jack Nakamura, Thomas Nikaido and Sonsei Nakamura. Gov. Ige’s father, Tokio Ige, served in the 100th Battalion.

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“We in this room all understand that if the 100th had failed in what it had to do, the history of our community,...
Onizuka siblings Claude Onizuka and Shirley Matsuoka and astronaut Col. Edward Michael Fincke of the NASA astronaut office at the bust of Ellison Onizuka on his 71st birthday, which was marked by the opening of the Ellison Onizuka Remembrance at JCCH.

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SPOTLIGHT BY Karleen C. Chinen
Photo of a house being damaged by typhoon Nanmadol devastated homes and businesses in Fukuoka.

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The Hawai‘i Fukuoka Kenjin Kai has launched a monetary relief drive to aid residents of Fukuoka, Japan, after the prefecture was devastated by flooding,...
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The UH Mänoa Outreach College is offering classes in Japanese language for three levels of learning: beginner, intermediate and advanced. The classes (10 classes...
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Organizers of the Sixth Worldwide Youth Uchinanchu Festival (“Wakamono Taikai”) are seeking participants for next year’s festival, set for Feb. 6-10, in Lima, Peru....
Group photo of the United Japanese Society of Hawaii’s 2016-2017 Kenjin Kai Outstanding Members honorees.

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The 2017-2018 officers and directors of the United Japanese Society of Hawaii were installed on June 24 at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i....
Photo of Frances Kakugawa

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DEAR FRANCES By Frances H. Kakugawa
Photo of Carolyn Kubota Morinishi and Marian Kurosaki Kubota

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CULTURE 4KIDS! By Carolyn Kubota Morinishi and Marian Kurasaki Kubota
Several generations at the Manzanar Monument, May 2005. From left: Bill Sorro, Pete Yamamoto, Tad Nakamura, Shirley Ancheta, Eric Tandoc, Al Robles and Robert A. Nakamura. (Photo by Karen L. Ishizuka)

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Cleaning the Manzanar Monument on the first pilgrimage in December 1969. (Photo by Robert A. Nakamura) Karen L. Ishizuka Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Karen...
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...

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