New President of JCCH, Jacce Mikulanec

Community Focus – JCCH Selects Jacce Mikulanec as New President

Jacce Mikulanec has been selected as the new president and executive director of the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i, succeeding the retiring Carole Hayashi- no. Mikulanec’s first day on the job will be Jan. 1, 2019. In a press release, JCCH board chair Ken Hayashida said Mikulanec’s “enthusiasm for JCCH’s mission, leadership in the community,....
Kahala Elementary School third-graders (front, from left) Alex Tomasa, Levi-Michael Bird and (standing) Hi‘ilei Dunn enjoying their Thanksgiving lunch.

Eating Local – Sweet Potato Pie Added to DOE Menu

“Ooh, what's that?” “Wow, sweet potato pie!” Those were among the comments heard in the lunch line last month at Kähala Elementary School’s Thanksgiving lunch. This year, 200 public schools celebrated the holiday with a roast turkey and gravy lunch and an Okinawan Sweet Potato Pie square dessert as part of the Hawai‘i Department of....
Rev. Paul Osumi

Today’s Thought

By Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission LOST ENTHUSIASM A school teacher wrote a minister, “I have been teaching for a number of years and long ago all the newness wore off my work. Some days...
“Mystery Hour: Koichi Usui.”

NGN Programs (continued)

“Mottomo Kiken na Yugi (The Most Dangerous Game),” 1978 action film,      1 hour and 30 minutes. Directed by Toru Murakawa. Starring Yusaku Matsuda and Renji Ishibashi. Shohei Narumi is an assassin. He is hired to recover a kidnap victim who is an influential figure of the financial world. After a gun battle he....
Photo of Carolyn Kubota Morinishi and Marian Kurosaki Kubota

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Comic Shushin, December 21, 2018 Issue

Shushin

Bishop Ryokan Ara Tendai Mission of Hawaii Ato no hito ga saki ni naru Saki no hito ga ato ni naru Dakara, jinsei wa omoshiroi. Life is interesting because the last person come in first, and the first...
Attendees joined in a bon dance on the Great Lawn led by members of Iwakuni Odori Aiko Kai.

Community Focus – UJSH Tsukimi No Kai Celebrates Harvest Moon at Bishop Museum

The United Japanese Society of Hawaii held its an- nual “Tsukimi no Kai,” or moon-viewing celebration, on Oct. 25 on the Great Lawn of the Bishop Museum. This year’s event, co-chaired by UJSH members Frances Nakachi Kuba and Cyrus Tamashiro, was open to the general public and included food booths and food trucks with a....
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Hatsumode 2019 – Blessings for the New Year | Daijingu Temple of Hawaii (61...

Dec. 31, 10 p.m.: Ooharai (great purification ritual); Dec. 31, 11 p.m.: Jyoya Sai (year-end blessing); Jan. 1, midnight-4 p.m.: New Year’s blessings; Jan. 1, 2 p.m.: musical performance by Hawai‘i Gagaku Society; Jan....
Drawing featuring Dennis Fujitake as a comic

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