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February 15, 2019

Drawing featuring Dennis Fujitake as a comic

8•0•8

8•0•8 By Dennis Fujitake
Black and white photo of three Japanese American boys in Manzanar Relocation Center by Prolific California Photographer, Toyo Miyatake

“Toyo: Behind the Glass Eye” Exhibit

WHO/WHAT: The Nisei Veterans Memorial Center will present the Hawai‘i premiere of “TOYO: Behind the Glass Eye,” an exhibition of photographs by the prolific California photographer Toyo Miyatake. An issei from Kagawa Prefecture, he...
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Community Focus – East Hawaii Hiroshima Kenjin Kai Shinnen Enkai Meetings Set for Feb....

The East Hawaii Hiroshima Kenjin Kai will celebrate the arrival of the “Year of the Boar” at its annual luncheon meeting on Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin Sangha Hall. A short business meeting conducted by Kenjin Kai president Jon Arizumi will begin at 10:30 a.m. At that time, the Beiju celebrants....
The United Japanese Society of Hawaii honored the 2018 Imperial Decoration recipients (from left) Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell, Gov. David Ige, recipient Gary K. Kajiwara, recipient Kenneth H. DeHoff Jr., recipient Stewart W. Holbrook, Consul General of Japan in Honolulu Koichi Ito and UJSH president Faye Shigemura. Bishop Ryokan Ara was unable to attend the program due to illness.

Community Focus – United Japanese Society Rings in “Year of the Boar”

Members and supporters of the United Japanese Society of Hawaii welcomed the “Year of the Boar” at the organization’s 60th annual shinnen enkai on Jan. 12 at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i. After observing a moment of silence in memory of deceased UJSH members, Onoe Kikunobukazu (Howard Asao) and Onoe Kikunobutomi (Brandon Goda) performed....
Stephen and Tracey Seta with daughter Sophia. (Photo courtesy Tracey Seta)

Business Profile – 9Bar HNL Coffee and Eats

Blending Cultures and Flavors Jodie Chiemi Ching First came love, then marriage and then a coffee shop in SALT at Our Kaka‘ako — Honolulu’s hottest new community for foodies. Together, Stephen and Tracey Seta are the coffee and food-geek power couple behind 9Bar HNL, a specialty coffee shop with fresh-baked goods and made-to-order breakfasts served....
Miracles.

NGN3 March Movie Schedule

MARCH 1, FRIDAY Midnight - Good Rascals 1:30 a.m. - Samurai Spies 3:10 a.m. - Gate of Youth 5:30 a.m. - Return of the One-Armed Swordsman 6:50 a.m. - A Carpenter and Children 9:40 a.m. - The Karate Man and the Spy 11a.m. - Mysteries of Edo 12:30 p.m. - The Challenge 2 p.m. - Mighty Shosuke....
Manpuku.

NGN3 March Movie Schedule (part II)

MARCH 16, SATURDAY 12:30 a.m. - The Karate Man and the Spy 1:50 a.m. - Mighty Shosuke 3:30 a.m. - Good Rascals 5 a.m. - Samurai Spies 6:40 a.m. - Mysteries of Edo 8:10 a.m. - The Challenge 9:40 a.m. - Samurai Spies 11:20 a.m. - An Edo Magistrate 12:50 p.m. - No Advice Taken 2:10....
Miracles.

NGN Programs

“Bokura wa Kiseki de Dekiteru (Miracles),” premiers Monday, March 4 at 7:35 p.m. Kazuki Aikawa is an instructor of ethology at a university. Kazuki is a distracted sort with his own little world, having little interest for things not involving his beloved creatures and animals, and his passion often makes him disregarded with everything around....
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Gannenmono Exhibit Closing Soon

WHO/WHAT: “Gannenmono: A Legacy of Eight Generations in Hawai‘i” exhibit. Featured in the exhibit are historic documents and illustrations, cultural objects and first-hand accounts of the Gannenmono, the first Japanese immigrants to settle in...
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Generation Gap

GENERATION GAP by Jon J. Murakami

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