Masumi Watanabe Is Remembered

Kevin Kawamoto Special to The Hawai‘i Herald On the seventh anniversary year of their daughter’s death, the parents of Masumi Watanabe from Sado Island, Japan, attended an intimate memorial service at Kawaiaha‘o Church in Honolulu that...
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NGN3 August Movie Schedule (part I)

TUESDAY, AUG. 1 Midnight – Whistling Drifter 1:30 a.m. – Hanjiro of Kusama: Bird of Passage 3 a.m. – The Silk Hat Boss 4:30 a.m. – The Yagyu Military Art 2 5:50 a.m. – Ooka Seidan: Devil Image 7:20 a.m. – Kabamaru, the Ninja Boy 9 a.m. – Pulling an Oar 11:20 a.m. – Sanguine Battle 1....

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“Kimi no Na wa (Always in My Heart, part 3),” airs on Thursday, July 3, at 7:35 p.m. and Friday, July 4 at 8:40 a.m. Machiko and Haruki’s drama continues. Machiko is not allowed to see...
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“Rescuing the Lost Battalion – the Story Behind the ‘Heroes'” on PBS Hawaii

PBS Hawai‘i will screen “Rescuing the Lost Battalion — The Story Behind the ‘Heroes,’” an NHK documentary on the World War II rescue of the Texas “Lost Battalion” by AJA soldiers of the 100th...
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Today’s Thought

By Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission Our Turn Almost every day we read of the death of someone we know. We are prompted to reflect, “Will my life be similarly cut short?” We all tend...

Cherry Blossom Festival Queen Contestants Introduced

The Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i’s New Year’s ‘Ohana Festival on Jan. 11 was the setting for the kick-off of the 63rd Cherry Blossom Festival, an annual project of the Honolulu Japanese Junior Chamber...
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HIFF – Documentaries

“A NEW MOON OVER TOHOKU (TOHOKU NO SHINGETSU)” | U.S. Premiere | Canada | English, Japanese w/English subtitles | 98 min. Written and directed by Linda Ohama. A moving story of love, survival and old Japanese...
Historical Fiction by Michael G. Malaghan

Historical Fiction – “Picture Bride, A Family Saga”

HISTORICAL FICTION BY Michael G. Malaghan Chapter 145 Sachiko’s knees quivered as she stepped out of the Packard and looked up the path to the house on the hill. She took a few steps . . . slowly, hesitantly. The scent of plumeria blossoms should have reminded the girl of her childhood in Waimea. Instead,....
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Generation Gap

GENERATION GAP by Jon J. Murakami

Izumo Taisha Celebrates 108th Autumn Festival

Members of Izumo Taishakyo Mission of Hawaii, their supporters and invited guests gathered at the Chinatown shrine on Oct. 5 to celebrate the 108th Autumn Festival. A traditional mikoshi (portable shrine) procession preceded the omatsuri...

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