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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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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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“The Poor Heiress,” Sunday at 6 p.m. “The Poor Heiress” tells the story of two rival families in a Filipino-Chinese community: the Wongs and Sy clans. The families clash over differences in culture and traditions. But hidden beneath those differences may be relationships that tie the families together in ways they don’t realize.
From left: AARP Hawai‘i state president Gerry Silva, AARP Hawai‘i state director Barbara Kim Stanton, AARP national president Eric Schneidewind, state Sen. Jill Tokuda, and Hawaii Healthcare Association president and CEO Hilton R. Raethel. (Photo by Kevin Kawamoto)

Aging with Care – Education, Advocacy, Hope

AARP National President Addresses Hawai‘i Caregiver Conference Kevin Y. Kawamoto Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Gray skies and rainy conditions did not stop the hundreds of people seeking enlightenment from packing the Manoa Grand Ballroom of the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i on March 24 for AARP’s Caregiver Conference, themed, “Caring for Family, Caring for....
“Kuragehime (Princess Jellyfish),” premieres on Wednesday, May 23, at 7:35 p.m.

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“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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KBFD – Korean Programming

“The Good Witch,” Sunday at 6:30 p.m.; re-airs Monday at 1 p.m. Sun-Hee Cha is a housewife and she is married to Cheon-Dae Bong. Her husband is currently unemployed. She has a twin sister, Do-Hee Cha, who works as a flight attendant. Although they are identical twins, they have completely opposite personalities. Do-Hee becomes involved....
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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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...
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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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