Discovering The Uchinanchu Spirit

Nikki Chinen Special to The Hawai‘i Herald During the summer of 2014, I participated in the HUOA’s Hawai‘i-Okinawa Student Exchange Program. Despite my shy and quiet demeanor, I’ve always been the adventurous type, wanting to gain...

Asian-Pacific Children’s Convention Junior Ambassadors

Six youngsters recently represented Hawai‘i and the United States at the 2015 Asian-Pacific Children’s Convention in Fukuoka, Japan. The students were selected from 40 applicants from schools on O‘ahu. A total of 232 children...

Miscellaneous Health Topics, Part One

Beer Better than Wine for Heart Ailments A great deal of research has proven that a moderate intake of alcohol can prevent heart disease. The question is: which type of alcoholic beverage is best? Wine is...
Rev. Paul Osumi

Deadly Weapons

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission A food chemist once observed, “The deadly weapons used by man in committing suicide are the knife, fork and spoon.” We must keep our bodies fit by taking...
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Okinawan Festival Food

SPECIAL ITEM:  ANDAGI ALA MODE Sold only during the Bon Dance – Saturday, Sept. 5 from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Andagi booth. ALL-TIME FAVORITES! Pig’s Feet Soup: In Uchinaaguchi (Okinawan language), it’s called ashitibichi. Pig’s feet are...
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Ruuchu Ji-No Nu Nare Dukuru

In an effort to promote and perpetuate the Okinawan culture through performing arts, this year’s HUOA 33rd Okinawan Festival will feature mini-workshops in eisa, odori (dance), uta sanshin, koto, taiko (drumming) and shishimai (lion...

2015 Okinawan Festival Program Sunday, Sept. 6 – Subject To Change

9 a.m. KILAUEA OKINAWA DANCE CLUB Toshiko Neumann, Leader 9:20 a.m. NUUANU SHORIN-RYU / SHINDEN-RYU KARATE ASSOCIATION — Mitchell Shimamura Sensei 9:50 a.m. HAWAII OKINAWA CREATIVE ARTS Jon Itomura, President and Eric Nitta, Vice-President 10:20 a.m. HUI OKINAWA KOBUDO TAIKO — Troy Sakihara, Leader 10:50...

Shushin

Koofuku to yuu mono ga Aru no dewa nai Koofuku to omou ga kokoro ga Nano desu There is no happy or sad; these valuations only exist in the mind of the beholder. – Bishop Ryokan Ara Tendai Mission of...
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KBFD – Korean Programming

“Here Comes Jang Bori,” Sunday at 6:30 p.m./ re-airs Monday at 1:45 p.m. As a child, Bo-Ri Jang was adopted by a family without much money. She then learns that she is the missing daughter from...

NGN3 September Movie Schedule

TUESDAY, SEPT. 1 Midnight – The West Tako Cheerleaders 1:30 a.m. – Thirst for Love 4 a.m. – House on Fire 6:20 a.m. – Devotion to Railway 7:50 a.m. – Wind, Woman, and Rod 9:30 a.m. – Prison Boss 11 a.m. –...

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