Panels Explore Buddhist Diversity In Hawai‘i

Of the 112,000 people in Hawai‘i who identify themselves as Buddhists, approximately 20,000 are members of Japanese temples. The remaining 92,000 people belong to other Buddhist organizations, or simply think of themselves as being...

“Name The Cherry Blossom Festival Queen” Contest Winners

On March 31, Cherry Blossom Festival Queen Alexis Okihara drew the winners of the 33rd “Name the Cherry Blossom Festival Queen” contest, sponsored by The Hawai‘i Herald and Hawaii Hochi. Elaine Higaki of Mänoa was...

Fukuoka Welcomes “Year Of The Monkey”

Members of the Hawaii Fukuoka Kenjin Kai came together at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, for their annual general membership meeting and shinnen enkai. Special guests included former...

NGN3 May Movie Schedule

SUNDAY, MAY 1 Midnight – Yakuza Hooligans 1:30 a.m. – Brothers of Capone 2 3 a.m. – Yakuza on Foot 4:40 a.m. – Fighting Disposition 6:10 a.m. – Woman Under the Umbrella 7:40 a.m. – A Woman’s Road 9 a.m. – Tetsu...
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14th Sumie Exhibit

WHO/WHAT: The Sumie Society of Hawaii, led by Sachie Saigusa, will present their Sumie (India ink) and Japanese art paintings at this exhibit. WHEN/WHERE: Monday, April 18, through Friday, April 29. Hours are April 18...

NGN — Digital Channel 677 (For updated information, call 538-1966)

NGN 3 MOVIE CHANNEL (Digital Ch. 679) Premiere titles air on Friday. “Movie of the Month” premieres on the first Saturday. Movies are shown at various times. Check your digital on-screen guide for movie schedules,...
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Hawai‘i Island Leaders

Karleen C. Chinen Commentary It’s been a while since I’ve traveled, mainly because of my arthritic knees. But when I did travel a lot, the Big Island of Hawai‘i was one of my favorite places to...

Book Discussions And Signings At Japanese Cultural Center Of Hawai‘i

Two free events will be taking place at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i. If you plan to attend or require more information, contact Audrey Kaneko at 945-7633, ext. 28 or email programs@jcch.com. “A Harvest...

East Hawaii Hiroshima Kenjin Kai Recognizes Beiju Honorees, Offers Scholarships

The East Hawaii Hiroshima Kenjin Kai held its 49th annual meeting and shinnenkai on Feb. 28 at the Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin’s Sangha Hall. Highlighting the event were the introduction of the 2016 Beiju...
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