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Group photo of the first Nisei stewardess graduating class: (from left) May Hayashi, Louise Otani, Katherine Shiroma, Jane Toda, Ruby Mizuno, Masako Tagawa and Cynthia Tsujiuchi.

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Marian (Tagawa) Murakami opening the airplane door upon arrival at their destination. Former Flight Attendant Remembers Pan Am’s First AJA “Stewardesses” Betty S. Santoki Special to...
Photo of scene from "Allegiance"

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A scene from “Allegiance.” The Musical’s Producer Shares the Fascinating Back Story Alan Suemori Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Editor’s note:  Dr. Mark Mugiishi’s entire professional life...
Cover Photo for Feb. 3rd's Issue - of Ken Saiki (Saeki) visiting his dad's Furusato

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A Missed Opportunity Inspires A Commitment to Help Others Touch Their  Ancestral Homeland Ken Saiki Special to The Hawai‘i Herald I called my daughter at work and told...
Group photo at the summit of Mt. Whitney, "Mission Accomplished" (www.nathankelleyphoto.com/John -Muir-Trail-2016)

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Alan Suemori Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Appropriately named Thousand Island Lake.   Stretching out along the spine of the Sierra Nevadas, the John Muir Trail unwinds...
Photo of Küpuna Sadao Honda and interviewer Dana Okuma.

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Gail Honda Special to The Hawai‘i Herald ProjectFocusHawaii co-founders Laurie Callies (third from left) and Lisa Uesugi (far right) with Fujifilm Hawaii supporters (from left)...
Cover photo of 12/16 issue, a little girl enjoying Kauai's Flying Saucers

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There was a job for everyone making Flying Saucers at Lihue Hongwanji in June 2016. Workers in the front row grill the Flying...
Photo of issue's cover photo, "Pearl Harbor, From War To Peace"

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Japanese Americans Were Forced to Fight Two Battles in World War II Karleen C. Chinen On this 75th anniversary of Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor, many...
Photo of Dr. Fujio Matsuda

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“We are a Model of What America Can Become,” Former UH President Fujio Matsuda Tells Young Vision Crafters Dr. Fujio Matsuda Published with Permission Editor’s note: What...
Photo of Toshiro Mifune on a movie set

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  Director Steven Okazaki: “. . . is (Mifune’s) appeal was never limited by ethnic boundaries: I have Latino friends who were just as...
Photo of John “Prime” Hina at work on a mural.

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Roy Kimura Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Director Tadashi Nakamura: “. . . the opportunity to work with the Hawaiian community . . . was...

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