“Lost in Ramen.”

NGN Programs

“Kekkon Aite wa Shusen de (Choosing Spouse by Lottery),” premiers Wednesday, Jan. 2 at 7:35 p.m. Due to the nation's low birth rate and aging population, the Japanese government has decided to enact the "Marriage by Lottery Act." Under this law, single people aged 25 to 39 have to go on government planned blind dates.....
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Health Information – Inhibit Aging with Ground Black Sesame Seeds (Part 7)

Like natto, sesame seeds are comprised mainly of protein, and are an outstanding health food. They also contain the brain-boosting vitamins B1, B2 and E. “Sesame seeds come in three varieties: black, white and...
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Estate Planning Insights – Wrapping Up Your Estate Plan

ESTATE PLANNING INSIGHTS By Ethan R. Okura Happy Holidays! This is the time of the year when we make an extra effort to be thankful for all that we have. We focus on the spirit of giving and we wrap up presents for our family and loved ones. This thought made me chuckle a little....
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Historical Fiction – “Picture Bride, A Family Saga”

HISTORICAL FICTION BY Michael G. Malaghan Chapter 143 Haru sat in the tiny waiting room of the Queen’s Hospital, mindlessly twirling her wedding ring around her finger. Watermarks from exposed overhead pipes hugging the ceiling tear-dropped the faded mustard-colored walls. A lethargic overhead fan swished the antiseptic-infused air as ‘ukulele music from KGU’s “Hawaiian Hour”....
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Hatsumode 2019 – Blessings for the New Year | Izumo Taishakyo Mission of Hawaii...

Jan. 1: midnight-5 p.m.; Jan. 2 and 3: 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Blessed sake and candies will be served. Omamori and ofuda (amulet) available for purchase. Free parking available on Jan. 1 at HawaiiUSA Federal Credit Union...
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KBFD – Korean Programming

“Witch's Court,” Wednesday and Thursday at 10 p.m.; re-airs on Thursday and Friday at 1 p.m. Yi-Deum Ma has worked as a prosecutor for seven years. She sometimes resorts to drastic methods to win cases. One day, Yi-Deum Ma is transferred to a special division dealing only with sex crimes. Starring Ryeo-Won Jung, Hyun-Min Yoon,....
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Annual Mochi Pounding in Wailea Village

WHO/WHAT: Akiko’s Buddhist Bed & Breakfast will celebrate its 21st annual mochi pounding with special gratitude for having survived Hurricane Lane earlier this year. Thanks to the TLC of many generous hands, repairs to...
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KIKU

"24 Hours with Big Families, " Mondays and Tuesdays, at Noon-1 p.m. The lives and struggles of two large families are profiled in this special. The first family consists of two parents and nine children living in the Nara prefecture. The mom struggles each day to make ends meet and put food on the table....
“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....

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