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Generation Gap

GENERATION GAP by Jon J. Murakami
Comic Shushin, April 19, 2019 Issue

Shushin

Bishop Ryokan Ara Tendai Mission of Hawaii Yurusu haha, yurusanai chichi, Sono naka de ko ha massugu sodatsu. A forgiving mother, a strict father, between them a child is nurtured.
The Crown Prince Akihito Scholarship Foundation co-founder and president Ralph Honda (left) with his successor Howard Hamamoto. (Hawaii Hochi photo)

Sidebar – The Crown Prince Akihito Scholarship Foundation

It is the wedding gift that keeps on giving. To commemorate the marriage of Crown Prince Akihito and Michiko Shoda, the future crown princess, a group of business and community leaders in Hawai‘i formed a scholarship foundation in 1959 to promote educational exchanges between graduate students from Hawai‘i and Japan. A sizeable amount of money....
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Health Information – A Sticky Slimy Way to Turn Back the Clock on the...

OKRA SLIME BUILDS STAMINA (Part 3) Okra first appeared in Japan in the early Meiji Era, circa the late 18th century. Only recently, however, has it found its way into the mainstream Japanese diet. The slimy...

Review – A Powerful “Allegiance”

Jodie Chiemi Ching Commentary Because I am a writer for The Hawai‘i Herald and an Okinawan performing artist, people might think that I’m the type of mother who forces my two sons, 14-year-old Gavin and 12-year-old Cameron, to attend or participate in Japanese and Okinawan cultural activities. Actually, I rarely do. I try to encourage....
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KIKU

“Ossan‘s Love,” Sunday,  May 5 at 8 p.m. Soichi Haruta is a single 33-year-old employed at a real estate office. He desires to get married, but isn't popular with women. He lives comfortably with his mother until one day she leaves their house and tells him to become independent. Living alone becomes a struggle. He....
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“Serendipity and Sociology”

WHO/WHAT: The University of Hawai‘i at Manoa Center for Japanese Studies and the Department of Sociology will present “Serendipity and Sociology: Five Decades of Studying Japanese Society,” a retirement lecture by Dr. Patricia Steinhoff,...
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KBFD – Korean Programming

“The Fiery Priest,” Sunday, at 6:45 p.m.; re-airs on Monday at 1 p.m. Hae-Il Kim is a Catholic priest. He makes spiteful remarks and he can be rude to others. Dae-Young Koo is a detective. He talks a lot and he is also timid. Kyung-Sun Park is a prosecutor. She is smart and beautiful. She....
“RANMARU Kami no Shita o Motsu Otoko.”

NGN3 May Movie Schedule (part II)

FRIDAY, MAY 17 1:40 a.m. – Ruffiances without Tomorrow 3:20 a.m. – The Abandoned Swords 5 a.m. – Deep River Melody 6:30 a.m. – Case of a Young Lord 6 8 a.m. – Top Secret: Murder in Mind 10:30 a.m. – Hibari is Fashion Crazy 12 p.m. – Three Yakuza 2 p.m. – Golden Peacock....

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