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Loren Ke‘alaaumoe Fujitani Special to The Hawai‘i Herald It is winter in Japan — the season marked by kotatsu (table with a built-in foot warmer); hokkairo...

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By: Averie’ Soto | Special to The Hawai‘i Herald | This past May, the University of Hawai‘i at Mänoa released the concept designs for the planned Daniel K. Inouye Center for Democratic Leadership. The center, to be housed on the university’s Mänoa campus, will honor a man known as a decorated World War II hero and Medal of Honor recipient, a strong political leader, a respected and loved son of Hawai‘i and, to his only child, Daniel Ken Inouye Jr., a loving father.

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The Pacific Aviation Musuem Pearl Harbor celebrated  the opening of its permanent Flying Tigers exhibit yesterday. The exhibit honors the World War II pilots...

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Hawaii expat Jonas Otsuji is turning heads with his sushi in Utah. Curious? Hungry? Check him out here. . . . and from one sushi...

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Former internees are helping decide how internment life should be presented to the public at the Heart Mountain Relocation Center. Speaking of internment, a granddaughter...

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Livonia, Mich. is ready to open a Japanese American charter school in September. Asian Americans are enlisting in the U.S. army at a "remarkable rate." The...

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No-No Boy, a play about a Japanese American draft resister, is set to open in Santa Monica. Tired of washing your dog? A Japanese inventor...

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From the Great Kanto Earthquake to internment, 91-year-old Henry "Seisen" Mittwer, a Japanese-American Buddhist priest, author, ikebana and ceramic artist, reflects on life. A Japanese...

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The Rafu Shimpo celebrates the performances of Asian and Asian American athletes in 2009. An alarming trend concerning Asian American students and suicide. If you happen...

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The fight to save Japanese American newspapers rages on. Got a hankering for some books? Try these Japanese American works. "Lost Battalion" and 442nd soldiers meet...

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