“Tukeeya Hizamitin – Transcending Hearts”

WHO/WHAT: Tamagusuku Ryu Senjukai Frances Nakachi Ryubu Dojo presents this special performance, “Tukeeya Hizamitin - Transcending Hearts,” featuring students from Tamagusuku Senju Kai Okinawa and Hawai‘i who have received certificates in Okinawa for various...

Japan’s Defense

Joseph S. Nye Jr | In recent weeks, the Diet has been debating whether to support legislation that will allow Japan to exercise the right of collective self-defense.
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Today’s Thought

Some people race along at top speed.  They burn the candle at both ends.  They neglect their rest, gulp down their food, and move fast in a wild dash to get ahead.  Nothing stops...

NGN3 September Movie Schedule

MONDAY, SEPT. 1 Midnight – Yakuza on Horseback 1:40 a.m. – Oda Nobunaga 3:20 a.m. – The Shadow War of the Yakuza 5 a.m. – Paper Crane Palanquin 6:30 a.m. – Chivalrous Nature 8 a.m. – Balloon 9:40 a.m. – Gang...
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KIKU — Channel 9

Special AND NEW Programs “Ninja Sarurobi III,” premieres Friday, Sept. 5, at 8 p.m.; repeats on Saturday at 7 p.m. In the 1650’s, a young man decides his own fate as he struggles to find his...

Keeping Perspective… And Remembering To Laugh

By Frances H. Kakugawa, Hawai'i Herald Columnist Omoiyari . . . Think of others first and good karma will return to you. — Frances H. Kakugawa Dear Frances, Thank you for your last column. I took your...

Growing Bittermelon

By H. Dale Sato Some people love it; others can’t bear the taste of it, despite its health benefits. I’m talking about bitter melon — the green vegetable Okinawans refer to as göyä. In Japanese, bitter...

Sanshin? ‘Ukulele? Sanlele!

By Grant "Sandaa" Murata, Special to The Hawai'i Herald Okinawan music has enjoyed an unbelievable surge in popularity over the past 30 years. I think it’s the result of many factors — growing interest in...

Former Residents of Onomea and Kainaule Camps Gather for Reunion

FORMER RESIDENTS OF ONOMEA AND KAINAULE CAMPS GATHER FOR REUNION Several dozen former residents of Onomea and Kainaule camps on the Big Island gathered for a reunion on July 5 at the Papaikou Community Center. Attendees...

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