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Honolulu Councilwoman Kymberly Marcos Pine announced a new way to fund the Honolulu Zoo on Sunrise. Like many establishments across the nation, it will now be sponsored by a public private partnership. The hope is that the facility will no longer...
We're almost through the month of January, and many people are still keeping up with their New Year's resolutions to manage finances better. 
Most of us spent the holidays carving turkey or ham for special gatherings – how about we carve some duck and celebrate a new restaurant opening in Waikiki by Iron Chef Morimoto!  Chef Morimoto is opening not one, but two Waikiki restaurants!  In...
Most of us spent the holidays carving turkey or ham for special gatherings – how about we carve some duck and celebrate a new restaurant opening in Waikiki by Iron Chef Morimoto!  Chef Morimoto is opening not one, but two Waikiki restaurants!  In...
We are seeing the growth almost every day, even with local boys like Tua Tagovailoa.  We continue to see this grow and look forward to honoring the men who continue to inspire in professional football and our local communities.The first player of...
We are seeing the growth almost every day, even with local boys like Tua Tagovailoa.  We continue to see this grow and look forward to honoring the men who continue to inspire in professional football and our local communities.The first player of...
On Saturday, January 20, 2018, Dr. Lynn Babington will be officially sworn in as Chaminade University’s 10th President. In the handful of months Babington has been at the helm of the university, she already has accomplished a lot.  As she looks...
On Saturday, January 20, 2018, Dr. Lynn Babington will be officially sworn in as Chaminade University’s 10th President. In the handful of months Babington has been at the helm of the university, she already has accomplished a lot.  As she looks...
The CDC has declared this season's flu outbreak an epidemic.  Dr. Hamilton is the immediate past president of the American Association of Pediatrics, Hawaii Chapter. Kaiser's Waipio Medical Office will have extended hours from January 22 - February...
The CDC has declared this season's flu outbreak an epidemic.  Dr. Hamilton is the immediate past president of the American Association of Pediatrics, Hawaii Chapter. Kaiser's Waipio Medical Office will have extended hours from January 22 - February...
6 days 20 hours ago | The Hawaii Herald
Mildred Kobashikawa surrounded by her four adult children (from left) — Ruby Arasato, Peter Kobashikawa, Leilani Agena, mom Mildred and Fred Kobashikawa.Centenarian Mildred Kobashikawa Maintains a Healthy Body, Mind and Spirit Kevin KawamotoSpecial...
6 days 21 hours ago | The Hawaii Herald
6 days 21 hours ago | The Hawaii Herald
Mochi topped with natto and daikon. (Photos by Chloe Suzuki)Editor’s note: It’s the fifth day of the new year and every time you open your frig, those trays of glutinous white rice cakes — mochi — are staring you in the eye. “Ahhhhh, I ordered too...
6 days 21 hours ago | The Hawaii Herald
Hidehito and Keiko Uki and their Sun Noodle crew at the company’s Colburn Street factory in Kalihi. (Photos courtesy Sun Noodle)Thirty-five Years of Long Life and Good Fortune Jodie Chiemi ChingSpecial to The Hawai‘i Herald For many Japanese,...
6 days 21 hours ago | The Hawaii Herald
The artwork on the following pages are the winning entries in the annual nengajö, or New Year’s card, design contest for students taking Japanese language. The statewide contest is sponsored by the Hawaii Association of Teachers of Japanese and is...
6 days 23 hours ago | The Hawaii Herald
Ruscello’s Zucchini Carpaccio. (Photos by Ryan Tatsumoto)Ryan TatsumotoHawai‘i Herald Columnist For the past several years, I have been making a concerted effort to purchase my food ingredients from local purveyors so that more of my hard-earned...
1 week 29 sec ago | The Hawaii Herald
An Oasis of Plants and Trees in Kapahulu Gregg K. KakesakoSpecial to The Hawai‘i Herald Nestled among the high-rise apartment buildings and older homes along Date Street in Kapahulu sits a quarter-acre oasis of flowering plants and small fruit...
1 week 4 min ago | The Hawaii Herald
In 1989, Kati Kuroda played the Angel and Citoyen in the New York-based Pan Asian Reperatory Theatre’s production of the “Noiresque: The Fallen Angel.” The play by Ping Chong also featured Hawai‘i actors (from left) Norris Shimabuku, Mel Duane...
1 week 10 min ago | The Hawaii Herald
Keiko, our daughter Mizuki and me at Mizuki’s graduation from Kyuyo High School in Okinawa-shi (City).Keiko and our children, Mizuki and Yoshiaki “Aki,” visiting Obaa-chan (grandmother, Keiko’s mom) at her care home.Columnist’s 46th Birthday Sparks...
1 week 1 hour ago | The Hawaii Herald
Frances H. KakugawaHawai‘i Herald Columnist Omoiyari . . . Think of others first and good karma will return to you. — Frances H. Kakugawa New Year’s. Traditionally, it is a time of hope and renewal and looking forward. But I’m going to take a...

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