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January 17, 2020 Columnists

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Bulletin Board – NVMC: “Internment: Stories from Maui”

WHO/WHAT: The Nisei Veterans Memorial Center presents its exhibit, “Internment: Stories from Maui” featuring stories, photos and history about Maui residents who were detained in camps on Maui and the U.S. mainland. On February 19,...
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Estate Planning Insights – Estate Planning Update for 2020

Ethan R. Okura Hawai‘i Herald Columnist Happy New Year! The start of a new year often brings changes in state and federal laws that could affect your estate and Medicaid planning. The following is the 2020 update of important numbers to be aware of as you go about your planning. • How much money and property....
Colin’s big purchase of the day: Ichigo daifuku that cost ¥280 ($2.60).

My Hawaii – Celebrating the Holidays in Okinawa

Colin Sewake Hawai‘i Herald Columnist “Okinawa is such a beautiful place, not just the ocean and scenery and culture, but the people. I’ve been treated well and taken care of by many people here in what has become ‘My Hawai‘i.’” — Colin Sewake ’TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS IN NAGAHAMA, YOMITAN Every year, I look....
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Generation Gap

GENERATION GAP by Jon J. Murakami
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Bulletin Board – Geijutsu Performance

WHO/WHAT: The Hawaii United Okinawa Association and the Okinawa Prefectural Government’s Department of Education Folk ArtS Department presents “Geijutsu Performance.” Sixteen students from various parts of Okinawa will perform traditional Okinawan music and dance....
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Bamboo Ridge – “Let Me Fight Chicken”

Moriso Teraoka Republished with Permission from “Bamboo Ridge: Celebrating 30 Years of Local Literature” (Spring 2007) “Aisose! Putagenamo,” Benny De Coscos cussed his son while Junior was holding a fighting rooster. Benny was doing a bit of...
Storyteller Alton Takiyama-Chung

Bulletin Board – 100th Infantry Battalion Shinnen Enkai

WHO/WHAT: The 100th Infantry Battalion Veterans’ New Years celebration will feature storyteller Alton Takiyama-Chung.  He will perform selections from his pieces “Heroes” and “Spark Matsunaga: Warrior Poet.” WHEN/WHERE: Saturday, Jan. 18, 1-3 p.m. at...
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