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Estate Planning Insights – Hawaii Enacts Death with Dignity Law

ESTATE PLANNING INSIGHTS By Ethan R. Okura Last month, the Hawai‘i Legislature passed a bill that gives terminally ill patients the option of taking prescription medication that will cause them to pass away peacefully in their sleep. On April 5, Gov. David Ige signed House Bill 2739, the “Our Choice, Our Care Act,” signed into....
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NGN3 May Movie Schedule (part II)

WEDNESDAY, MAY 16 1:10 a.m. – Red Cherry 2:40 a.m. – Grand Contest 4:20 a.m. – Works of Fish Man 5:50 a.m. – Woman Under the Umbrella 7:20 a.m. – Pale Moon 9:30 a.m. – House of Gamblers 11:30 a.m. – Unperishable Sword 1 p.m. – Red Cherry 2:30 p.m. – Scramble for Fortune 4 p.m.....
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Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission Sex Attraction Many a young man marries a girl for her beautiful face or her attractive figure. Many a girl marries a man for his handsome looks. But the trouble...
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Treasures at UH Hamilton Library: Hawley/Sakamaki Collection

WHO/WHAT: Hamilton Library’s Asia Collection is home to the world-renowned Sakamaki/Hawley Collection containing over 5,000 items, most of which is Ryukyu and Okinawa source materials from the 1400s to the 1960s. The collection is...
“Kuragehime (Princess Jellyfish),” premieres on Wednesday, May 23, at 7:35 p.m.

NGN Programs (continued)

“Hana to Ryu (The Flower and the Dragon),” 1965, 1 hour and 37 minutes. Directed by Kosaku Yamashita. Starring Kinnosuke Nakamura and Yoshiko Sakuma. A story of manly life and the beauty of conjugal love. “Hatamoto Taikutsu Otoko (The Idle Vassal Tribute),” 1958 samurai film, 1 hour and 48 minutes. Directed by Sadatsugu Matsuda. Starring....
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NGN3 May Movie Schedule (part I)

TUESDAY, MAY 1 Midnight – The Shogun’s Guard: Shinsengumi 1:40 a.m. – Girl with the Fire Banner 3 a.m. – Hibari the Traveling Performer 4:30 a.m. – Woman Under the Umbrella 6 a.m. – Shingo’s Original Challenge, Part 3 7:40 a.m. – The Rickshaw Man’s Son 9:10 a.m. – Red Cherry 10:40 a.m. – Scramble for Fortune 12:10 p.m.....
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Herald Salutes – Troy Hashimoto

Gov. David Ige appointed Troy Hashimoto to the Maui House seat previously occupied by former Rep. Joe Souki. Hashimoto’s appointment was effective immediately. Hashimoto has served as executive assistant to Maui County Council Chair Mike White since 2011. He was also chair of Maui County’s Democratic Party from 2013 to 2017. “Troy will bring energy....
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Dialogue – Aloha ‘Oe, Sen. Akaka

DIALOGUE BY Karleen Chinen Hawai‘i is mourning the passing of a man who lived aloha all his life, the type of person our society produces too few of these days. I’m writing, of course, about retired U.S. Sen. Daniel Kahikina Akaka, who passed away on April 6 at the age of 93. We may not....
Inset: Richard Blue crafted a special mallet to ring the bell. Blue and his wife Amy often accompanied her father, Tetsuji “Kelly” Tagawa, on visits to the grave of his older brother, Yoriyoshi, who was among the five who died on Haleakalä in 1923.

History – Maui Temple Bell Rekindles Memories of 1923 Tragedy

Melissa Tanji Special to The Hawai‘i Herald After more than 30 years of silence, a temple bell cast in Japan in the 1920s sounded once again last month in Upcountry Maui. It was rung in memory of five young men who died tragically nearly a century ago while on a Good Friday weekend hike to....
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GENERATION GAP by Jon J. Murakami

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