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. –...

Home Sweet Home: Hawaii Okinawa Center At 25

Karleen C. Chinen They stand unique in Hawai‘i’s landscape — the turtle-shaped Albert T. and Wallace T. Teruya Pavilion, and the Yeiko and Kameko Higa Building — the two buildings of the Hawaii Okinawa Center,...

Confessions Of A Sanshin Sensei

Grant “Sandaa” Murata Special to The Hawai‘i Herald When I first began learning Ryükyü uta/sanshin with Henry Masatada Higa-Sensei, I studied with many Uchinanchu Issei. Today, I realize how blessed I was to have had that...
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KIKU

SEPTEMBER SPECIALS AND PREMIERE DATES “Love or Duty: Samurai Rebellion,” airs on Wednesday, Sept. 2, at 8 p.m. In the Edo period of Japan, a samurai’s life belonged to his lord. On the battlefield or in...

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...
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8*0*8 By Dennis Fujitake

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...
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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...

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...

Tyler Tokioka Installed As Chair Of The Honolulu Japanese Chamber Of Commerce

Members of the Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce began its new fiscal year by installing its new board of directors for 2015-2016 on July 14 at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel. Leading the 115-year-old organization...

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