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Moananuiakea: One Ocean, One People, One Canoe

WHO/WHAT: Hawai‘i Public Radio will host a special screening of “Moananuiäkea: One Ocean, One People, One Canoe,” which celebrates the Polynesian voyaging canoe  Hōkūle‘a’s worldwide voyage that connected people and cultures from around the...

Karii! An Awamori Experience

WHO/WHAT: Enjoy an evening of food, fellowship and awamori, Okinawa’s popular and time-honored alcoholic beverage, at this event being held in conjunction with the Okinawan Festival. Attendees can customize their own awamori cocktails and...
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Kuakini Auxiliary Food, Plant and Gift Faire

WHO/WHAT: The Kuakini Auxiliary will hold its “Food, Plant and Gift Faire” featuring crafts, potted plants and fresh produce, snacks, baked goods, sushi, waffle dogs and andagi. Special items from Kuakini’s gift shop will...
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Estate Planning – More on International Estate Planning

Ethan R. Okura Hawai‘i Herald Columnist In last month’s column, I introduced you to the basics of international estate planning. I explained the Internal Revenue Service’s definitions of a U.S. citizen, a non-resident alien and a resident alien. The definition of a resident alien is different for income tax purposes and for gift and estate....
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Shushin

Bishop Ryokan Ara Tendai Mission of Hawaii Semai michi yuzure, hiroi michi isoge, chikai michi ki wo tsukeyo. Yield on a narrow path, hurry on a  wide road, be careful on a short cut!
Happy Birthday to Sensei! After their memorable Carnegie Hall performance, Choichi Kai students, friends and family packed Bucca Di Beppo at Times Square to celebrate Choichi Terukina-Sensei’s 88th birthday.

Celebrating Culture – The Road to “Tobe! UTA Sanshin in NY”

A Birthday Celebration for Choichi Terukina-Sensei That We Will All Remember Kenton Odo Special to The Hawai‘i Herald The dream of performing at Carnegie Hall in New York City dates all the way back to 2003 when OTV (Okinawa Television) host Shinichi Maehara interviewed me for an episode of his series, “Sekai Uchinanchu Kiko (Worldwide....
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NGN Programs

PROGRAMS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE “Mirror Twins Season 2,” premiers Wednesday, Sept. 4 at 7:35 p.m. The acts of revenge are believed to have ended with the suicide of Yugo Katsuragi. However, a year later, Jinnai Gen, a former management consultant who was arrested for mediating a bribe from a major construction, is....

Summer Workshop: EISA 101

WHO/WHAT: Eisa was originally an Okinawan folk dance performed during Obon to honor the spirits of the ancestors. Today, however, Eisa is also performed at various celebrations. This workshop led by Hawaii Eisa Shinyuu...
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Health Information

TWO BANANAS A DAY BOOST IMMUNITY, PROTECT AGAINST DISEASES AND ADULT ILLNESS (Part 1) Recently, people have been talking about how bananas can inhibit cancer. The attention stems from the media’s focus on a presentation...

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