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“My Only One,” Wednesday and Thursday at 10 p.m.; re-airs on Thursday and Friday at 1 p.m. Do-Ran Kim has a bright and positive personality, even though she is in a financially difficult situation. She studies for an exam to become a public officer. One day, her biological father, Soo-Il Kang, appears in front of....
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“Izakaya Moheji 2,” Sunday, Sept. 1 at 8 p.m.; repeats on Monday, Sept. 2 at 1 p.m. A small, out-of-the-way izakaya in Tokyo has become the favorite hangout of people searching for nourishment...for their bodies and their souls. Izakaya Moheji is a place where regulars and strangers alike can find comfort and comfort food. The....

Culture – Okinawa’s First to Enter Keiki Hula Competition in Hawaii

Ishii Takes Fourth Place Jodie Chiemi Ching On July 25, Kainosuke Ishii of Ginowan, Okinawa took fourth place in the master’s division at the Queen Lili‘uokani Keiki Hula Competition at the Neal S. Blaisedell Arena. It is the first time anyone from Okinawa has entered the Hawai‘i competition, although there have been participants from other....
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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Generation Gap

GENERATION GAP by Jon J. Murakami

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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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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NGN3 September Movie Schedule (part I)

SUNDAY, SEPT. 1 Midnight – Kamikaze Aventurer 2 a.m. – The Yagyu Military Art: One-Eyed Ninja 3:30 a.m. – Nerves for Victory 5 a.m. – Lord Hideyori and Princess Sen 6:30 a.m. – Classmates 8:20 a.m. – Peacock Secrets 9:20 a.m. – The Envoy 10:50 a.m. – A Brave Ronin 12:20 p.m. – Traveling in Party....
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Spotlight – Halekulani Okinawa Opens

The grand opening of Halekulani’s first overseas property was celebrated in Honolulu on July 25 with a festive reception held just hours after the Halekulani Okinawa opened for business in the resort area of Onna. Halekulani Waikïkï’s general manager Ulrich Krauer hosted the reception for Hawai‘i travel and tour industry representatives and other guests, introducing....

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