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July 2013


Don't Forget

August 2, 2013

Don't Forget

How things have changed since last September, and an update on my fundraiser. Read more »

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Making a difference, in more ways than one

August 2, 2013

Making a difference, in more ways than one

These exchanges will help this family long after we are gone. Read more »

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A warning to Hawaii residents from a Japan tsunami survivor

July 31, 2013

A warning to Hawaii residents from a Japan tsunami survivor

In Hawaii, even if you're in a higher place, please don't think that a tsunami will never come. Read more »

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A Rakuten Baseball Game

July 31, 2013

A Rakuten Baseball Game

After volunteering at Hamaguri Hama, we headed to the Rakuten baseball stadium in Sendai to watch a professional game between the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles and the Chiba Lotte Marines. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 in Permalink | Comments ()


Hamaguri Hama, and its ahupua'a mentality

July 29, 2013

Hamaguri Hama, and its ahupua'a mentality

Both the Japanese and Hawaii cultures are connected to the ocean and land, and understand that there must be a balance in order to achieve sustainability. Read more »

Posted on Monday, July 29, 2013 in Permalink | Comments ()


It's Game Time

July 28, 2013

It's Game Time

This afternoon, as part of the Tomodachi program, the Punahou Intermediate baseball team is being matched up against a local Ishinomaki team. Read more »

Posted on Sunday, July 28, 2013 in Permalink | Comments ()


Baseball: Japanese versus American

July 27, 2013

Baseball: Japanese versus American

I'm learning a lot about baseball on this trip and it's fascinating to see and learn the differences between Japanese teams and American teams. Read more »

Posted on Saturday, July 27, 2013 in Permalink | Comments ()


Ishinomaki City

July 27, 2013

Ishinomaki City

Two years and four months later, the landscape looks improved since my last visit to the devastated areas in September. Read more »

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Day 2: Cities in the Clouds

July 26, 2013

Day 2: Cities in the Clouds

It took us two days of long flights, long lines and bus rides to get to our final destination of Sendai, but we are finally here. Read more »

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First Stop: Seoul, South Korea

July 25, 2013

First Stop: Seoul, South Korea

After a 10-hour flight, we land in Seoul, South Korea for the night. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, July 25, 2013 in Permalink | Comments ()


About this Blog

Christine Hitt, HONOLULU Magazine's digital media manager, is traveling with the 18-player Punahou Gold Intermediate Baseball Team, the coaches and their families on a goodwill trip to the tsunami-affected areas of Ishinomaki and Minamisanriku in the Miyagi Prefecture of Japan.

Follow along as she visits the region, reports on how recovery efforts have progressed, volunteers on projects and watches the baseball games between Punahou and an Ishinomaki team.

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