I had a chance to sit down and talk with filmmaker Tad Nakamura about his newest documentary Mele Murals and its L.A. Premiere, co-presented ...
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As you were in Chicago during the tumultuous times of the Civil Rights movement in the US, did you feel any commonality ...
I don’t have a PhD in linguistics but I hope that a budding linguist major will get interested in this topic. In Hawaii, the ...
Sansei Nakashima Brothers Are Leading Their Family Store Into Its Sixth Decade of Business
Rice—and lots of gambare (persevere) spirit—are just two of ...
What residents of Hawai‘i Island take for granted is often a rarity when viewed on a broader scale. At least such is the case ...
It must have been around 1944, because Maui seemed to be overrun by servicemen: soldiers, marines, and sailors of all different sizes, color, and behavior ...
My favorite southern California bookstore is in Santa Barbara. Although located in a commonplace strip mall on the outskirts of this picturesque, Spanish-themed resort community ...
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Bang for the Buck
AJA baseball also enjoyed the support of the business community, which willingly donated trophies and prizes to the ...
If the Reverend Takie Okumura viewed the game of baseball as a vehicle for “Americanizing” Hawaii’s Japanese community, the founder of the Makiki Christian ...
Heidi Kim is a writer, literary scholar, and editor of the new book, Taken from the Paradise Isle: The Hoshida Family Story.
Taken from the ...
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