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Memorial service to honor WWII deaths

The Jikoen Hongwaji Buddhist Temple will hold an Irei No Hi Memorial Service on Sunday to honor victims of all wars, particularly the American and Japanese soldiers, and Okinawan civilians, who lost their lives during a World War II battle 73 years ago. Read more

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Japanese and Muslims share pain of prejudice

Amy H. Mizuno rapped on the table she leaned on for support, replicating the pounding she heard before FBI agents barged through the back door of her home in the middle of the night on Dec. 7, 1941 — only hours after Japan bombed Pearl Harbor and ushered the U.S. into World War II. Read more

Maryknoll sister a pioneer for immigrants

As an immigrant from the Philippines, Sister Rosalinda Barrozo was a perfect fit as a social worker in 1974 for retired Filipino plantation workers, many of whom were trying to bring their families in the Philippines to be with them in Hawaii. Read more

Volunteers fill basic needs for fishermen

Three nights a week, the Rev. Jerry Saludez takes a group of volunteers to either Pier 17 or Pier 36 to provide a home-cooked meal, Bible study and medical checkups to fishermen from foreign countries who are confined to the docks. Read more

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