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December 15, 2017

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CULTURE 4KIDS! By Carolyn Kubota Morinishi and Marian Kurasaki Kubota To learn how you can create this issue’s craft or featured activity, please click below to subscribe to our online subscription or complete and submit a form here to subscribe to our print edition.
Former Wakaba Kai sorority members gathered for a group photo at their recent 68th reunion at the JCCH. Inset: Wakaba Kai founder Lillian Yajima tells the former sorority members about Wakaba Kai’s early days. (Photos by Clinton Inouye)

Community Focus – Wakaba Kai Sorority Celebrates 68th Anniversary

Former members of the University of Hawai‘i’s Wakaba Kai gathered at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i on Oct. 22 to celebrate the sorority’s 68th anniversary. Wakaba Kai, which means “young leaves” in Japanese, was founded in 1949 by Lillian Yajima. Young female UH students who pledged to the sorority could be seen carrying a....
Priests in training play their shakuhachi while walking in a golden field of flowers. The priests’ heads are covered with a basket because they are still training to become priests and haven’t yet been shaved. (Photo courtesy East-West Center)

Community Focus – Master’s Concert to Highlight Shakuhachi Festival of the Pacific

Shakuhachi lovers from around the world will gather at the University of Hawai‘i’s Mänoa campus and the East-West Center from Dec. 15 to 18 for a festival celebrating the traditional Japanese bamboo flute. The highlight of the festival will be a Master’s Concert on Friday, Dec. 15, at 7:30 p.m. in Orvis Auditorium. The concert....
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KBFD – Korean Programming

“Rebel,” Sunday at 6:30 p.m.; re-airs Monday at 1 p.m. “Sweet Enemy,” Monday-Friday at 9:20 p.m.; re-airs Monday-Friday at 12:20 p.m. When Dal Nim Oh (Eun Hye Park) is falsely accused of murder, she decides to take revenge on those responsible for her misery. Starring Park Eun Hye Park, Gun Yoo, Jae Woo Lee and....
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Dialogue – Surviving a Year of Angst

DIALOGUE BY Karleen Chinen What a year it has been! If you are anything like me, you remember exactly where you were when you learned that Donald Trump was on his way to becoming America’s next president. On Nov. 8, 2016, I was in one of the Dole Cannery theaters, watching the film, “My Korean....
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NGN3 January Movie Schedule (Part I)

MONDAY, JAN. 1 Midnight – Drenched Swallow Gonpachi 1:40 a.m. – Yakuza vs. Gang Leader 3:20 a.m. – Sasaki Kojiro, Part 1 4:50 a.m. – A Yakuza Goes Home 6:30 a.m. – Seventeen Ninja 8:10 a.m. – The Samurai Markets 9:40 a.m. – Hibari’s Tale of Pathos 11:10 a.m. – Drenched Swallow Gonpachi 12:50 p.m. – Mansion....
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NGN3 January Movie Schedule (Part II)

THURSDAY, JAN. 18 12:10 a.m. – The Valiant Red Peony: You Are Dead 1:50 a.m. – Cold Rice, Osan, Chan 4:50 a.m. – Yakuza vs. Gang Leader 6:30 a.m. – Sasaki Kojiro, Part 1 8 a.m. – Hibari’s Tale of Pathos 9:30 a.m. – Free and Easy 9 11:30 a.m. – Cold Rice, Osan, Chan 2:30....
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Generation Gap

GENERATION GAP by Jon J. Murakami
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Izumo Taishakyo Mission of Hawaii

WHO/WHAT: Traditional Japanese New Year’s blessings will be given at Izumo Taishakyo Mission of Hawaii beginning at midnight, New Year’s Eve. Everyone is welcomed to visit the shrine to express gratitude for the blessings...
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KIKU

“The 68th Annual Red and White Song Contest,” Monday, Jan. 1, from 5-10 p.m. Kohaku Uta Gassen, more commonly known simply as Kohaku, is an annual music show produced by Japanese broadcaster NHK. The “Red and White Song Contest” is a program that divides the most popular music artists of the year into competing teams....

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