Group photo of the United Japanese Society of Hawaii’s 2016-2017 Kenjin Kai Outstanding Members honorees.

Community Focus – United Japanese Society Installs Sheree Tamura as 2017-2018 President

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. Two celebratory dances were performed at the start of the...
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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)

Legacy of the Sansei – The Sansei Legacy: Never Again!

Karen L. Ishizuka Special to The Hawai‘i Herald When pressed, Sansei give lip service to the obvious fact that we are now old. But we don’t really believe it. In the cosmology of Issei, Nisei, Sansei...
The cover of “I Am Not Your Negro” is available on DVD, which can be borrowed from your public library.

Review – “I Am Not Your Negro”

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 sent a short letter to his literary agent Jay Acton,...
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The Arts – Passing on Her Passion

Principal Dancer Romi Beppu is Training the Next Generation of Principal Dancers Gregg K. Kakesako Special to The Hawai‘i Herald At age 34, ballerina Romi Beppu had realized most of her dreams: She had attained the rank...
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Legacy of The Sansei – Perspective of a “Ni-Hansei”

Gil Asakawa Special to The Hawai‘i Herald When I was a kid, I used to tell people who asked me what generation I was that I was “Ni-hansei,” or second-and-a-half. That’s because although my father was...
Columnist Ryan Tatsumoto, October 7, 2016 Issue

Ryan’s Table – To Excite, Encourage, Raise Up and Rouse

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