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Community Focus – Higashi Honganji Celebrates Centennial Anniversary

Higashi Hongwanji members from Japan and throughout Hawai‘i gathered in Honolulu on Nov. 5 and 6 to celebrate Higashi Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii’s 100th anniversary in Hawai‘i. The milestone observance was centered around the...
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Pearl Harbor 75th Anniversary – The Infamous Black Badges of World War II

AJA I.D. Likened to Those Worn by Jews and Dissidents During World War II Ellen Kim Reprinted from Dec. 6, 1991 It could have been a scene out of World War II Nazi Germany, where concentration camp...
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Community Focus – “Mifune: The Last Samurai” Opens Dec. 9 at Kahala Theaters

“Mifune: The Last Samurai,” a documentary on legendary actor Toshiro Mifune by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Steven Okazaki, will begin its Hawai‘i theatrical run on Friday, Dec. 9, at Consolidated’s Kahala Theaters. Mifune’s grandson, Rikiya...
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Culture 4Kids!

CULTURE 4KIDS! By Carolyn Kubota Morinishi and Marian Kurasaki Kubota
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Ayanuji Okinawa’s Traditional Culture: Past & Present

WHO/WHAT: The East-West Center Arts Program, in cooperation with the Okinawa Prefectural University of Arts and the Hawaii United Okinawa Association, presents “AYANUJI — Okinawa’s Traditional Culture: Past and Present.” WHEN/WHERE: Through Jan. 8 at...
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8•0•8

8•0•8 By Dennis Fujitake
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“An Evening in Waipio” Craft Fair

WHO/WHAT: The Hawaii United Okinawa Association hosts its annual evening craft fair featuring select vendors. WHEN/WHERE: Wednesday. Dec. 7, from 5:30-9 p.m. at Hawaii Okinawa Center, 94-587 Uke‘e St. in Waipio. Call 676-5400 or visit...
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