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December 15, 2017

The Metcalf Chateau group at the Honolulu Museum of Art in 1954. Pictured from left: Tetsuo “Bob” Ochikubo, Tadashi Sato, Satoru Abe, Edmund Chung (not featured in the exhibition), Jerry Okimoto and Bumpei Akaji. (Photo credit: Honolulu Museum of Art/Raymond M. Sato)

“Abstract Expressionism”

Honolulu Museum of Art Exhibit Looks East from the Far West Wayne Muromoto Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Many years and maybe at least 20 pounds lighter in girth ago, I had lunch with a prominent AJA businessman, now deceased. During lunch, the subject of modern art came up. He was a 442nd Regimental Combat....
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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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8•0•8

8•0•8 By Dennis Fujitake
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....
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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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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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Community Focus – “Cultural Day” at the NVMC

“Cultural Day,” a project inspired and spearheaded by a Maui teen to honor Nisei veterans like her grandfather and all veterans, will be held at the Nisei Veterans Memorial Center’s Stanley Izumigawa Pavilion on Saturday, Dec. 16, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Visitors can enjoy a performance by Maui Taiko, participate in games and crafts,....
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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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