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December 15, 2017

“Anaba Traveler (The Pass Less Taken),” premieres Tuesday, Jan. 2, at 9:20 p.m.

NGN Programs

“Otoko wa Tsuraiyo Shibamata Bojo, Movie (Tora-san 9: Tora-san’s Dear Old Home),” airs Saturday, Dec. 30 at 7:35 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 31, at 8:40 a.m. “Tora-san’s Dear Old Home” is the ninth entry in the popular, long-running “Otoko wa Tsuraiyo” series. Tora-san meets three women on vacation in the historic, charming city of Kanazawa.....
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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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Generation Gap

GENERATION GAP by Jon J. Murakami
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The “After the War” Generation

Editor’s note: With the publication of the following essay by recently retired University of Washington professor Dr. Stephen Sumida, we conclude this “Legacy of the Sansei” series. The series, which ran for two years, was conceived of by Herald contributing writer Gail Honda, who also served as its coordinator. The 2016 essays spotlighted the views....
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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Daijingu Temple of Hawaii

WHO/WHAT: Daijingu Temple of Hawaii will hold its traditional Shinto New Year’s blessings for both humans and their pets. After the blessing, attendees can purchase good luck omamori (amulet) to help them through the...
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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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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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