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Karleen C. Chinen “Honoring the Past, Inspiring the Future” has been selected as the theme for the 75th anniversary commemoration of the Dec. 7, 1941,...

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Karleen C. Chinen On April 19, two former members of the United States Congress who met more than 70 years ago on opposites sides of...

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Karleen C. Chinen Along road to recovery lies ahead for the people of the southwestern prefecture of Kumamoto and surrounding areas such as Oita Prefecture...

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Gwen Battad Ishikawa “Grateful” and “excited” are two words that Alexis Sayuri Okihara used throughout her interview at the Hawaii Hochi, Ltd. offices a week...

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Alexis Sayuri Okihara was selected the 64th Cherry Blossom Festival queen at the Festival Ball on March 26. Joining her on the court are...

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Gwen Battad Ishikawa Helemano Plantation in Wahiawä is now home to 12 cherry blossom trees from Japan — with 88 more to come when they...

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Karleen C. Chinen At age 92 — and soon to be 93 — Dr. Genshitsu Sen, the 15th generation Urasenke grand tea master, doesn’t waste...

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Gwen Battad Ishikawa A plaque dedicating the Neal S. Blaisdell Center as a war memorial — as it was originally intended back in the 1960s...

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Gwen Battad Ishikawa The Japan-America Society of Hawaii presented its Bridge Award to Kenneth “Ken” Saiki, director of the Ehime Maru Memorial Association, and the...

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Karleen C. Chinen With each passing year, there are fewer and fewer of them. But for those surviving Nisei veterans of the 100th Infantry Battalion,...

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