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Kevin Kawamoto Special to The Hawai‘i Herald The 28th Hawai‘i state Legislature is currently in session at the State Capitol in downtown Honolulu. As mandated by...

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My son’s desire to know his great-grandfather, Hatsutaro Dote, inspired this search for my family roots in Hiroshima’s Saka village. (Photos courtesy Jim...

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Karleen C. Chinen How do we keep Hawai‘i’s World War II story alive so that its lessons continue to resonate for generations to come? It’s...

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Kevin Kawamoto Special to The Hawai‘i Herald As the new year dawned on 2015, throngs of visitors to Shintö shrines in Japan and Hawai‘i sought blessings...

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By Frances H. Kakugawa Special to The Hawai‘i Herald History is repeating itself in the small, rural village of Pähoa, where I grew up on the...

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Governor David Y. Ige Published with Permission Editor’s note: Less than a month after they swept to victory in Hawai‘i’s general election, former state Senate colleagues...

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Molly Solomon Special to The Hawai‘i Herald “Don’t open the door yet,” my mom yells from the back seat. She and my aunt are slathering their...

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By: Karleen C. Chinen | If you love films that stir your senses, then this is the time of the year that you look forward to with special glee, because it means the curtain will be going up on the Hawaii International Film Festival. This year’s HIFF, the 34th annual, will delight audiences from Oct. 30 through Nov. 9.

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Corey Masao Johnson Special to The Hawai‘i Herald The first scratch of dawn has yet to mark the sky. Wiping away tired eyes, I cut the...

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Janice Sakoda Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Mid-May of 1944 was a pivotal period in the history of the 100th Infantry Battalion, highlighted by the Allied...

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