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....
Artist Holly Young’s statue of the late Patsy Takemoto Mink is draped with lei. (Photos by Kevin Kawamoto)

Community – Patsy T. Mink Monument Evokes Timeless Ideals

Visitors to the Hawai‘i State Library in downtown Honolulu are now greeted by the newly installed monument honoring the late Patsy Takemoto Mink, the first woman of color — and the first Asian American woman — to serve in the United States Congress. The Maui-born lawmaker’s decades in public service won her accolades as a....
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Spotlight – Kabuki Returning to Hawaii

Jodie Chiemi Ching For the first time in over 50 years, a presentation of Japanese kabuki will be staged in Hawai‘i. “Kabuki in Hawaii 2019” is being presented in conjunction with the 25th anniversary of the Honolulu Festival and the 150th anniversary of the 1868 arrival in Hawai‘i of the Gannenmono, the first Japanese immigrants....
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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....
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Generation Gap

GENERATION GAP by Jon J. Murakami
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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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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,....
"Choosing Spouse by Lottery."

NGN3 January Movie Schedule (Part I)

TUESDAY, JAN. 1 Midnight - The Purple Hooded Man 1:30 a.m. - Code Between Brothers 5 3 a.m. - The Sorcerer's Orb Part 3 & 4 4:50 a.m. - The Most Dangerous Game 6:20 a.m. - A Fishwife's Tale 7:50 a.m. - Ninja's Mark 9:20 a.m. - Samurai Geisha 11 a.m. - Case of a Young Lord....

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