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Pilgrimage – Return To Tule Lake

PILGRIMAGE BY Karleen Chinen Hawai‘i Hochi Writer Iwao Kosaka Returns to His Wartime "Home" (Reprinted from Oct. 7, 1988) The mountains were Kosaka-san’s only guideposts — Abalone Hill to the northeast, Castle Rock to the southwest. If he found them, Hawaii Hochi writer Iwao Kosaka would have found what had been his wartime home 45....
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As I See It – Internment Camps As Precedent

AS I SEE IT BY Frances Kakugawa A Caucasian woman approached me in Sacramento. “You’re a writer,” she said. “You need to respond to this article in today’s Sacramento Bee. Tell the Sansei and Yonsei to stand up and question this. They are the only remaining voices.” I promised her I would. She was referring to....
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Estate Planning – Asset Protection And Fraudulent Transfers

ESTATE PLANNING INSIGHTS By Ethan R. Okura As you probably know, the United States is one of the most litigious countries in the world, with more people suing each other than almost anywhere else in the world. There is one lawyer for every 252 citizens in the U.S., as compared to only one lawyer for....
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NGN3 March Movie Schedule (Part I)

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1 Midnight – Gambler: Victory Without Death 1:30 a.m. – Heavenly Dragon 3 a.m. – The Sorcerer’s Orb, Parts 3 & 4 4:50 a.m. – Yume-Chiyo 7 a.m. – Code Between Brothers 6 8:30 a.m. – Edo Purebred 10 a.m. – Turbulent Highways 11:40 a.m. – Samurai Geisha 1:20 p.m. – The Prickly....
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“Not Your Ordinary Garage Sale”

WHO/WHAT: The Hawaii Chapter of World Wings International Inc., the philanthropic organization of former Pan Am flight attendants, presents its annual fundraiser. Proceeds benefit St. Francis Hospice. Hot ticket items include Pan Am and airline...
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NGN Programs

“Career: Offbeat Police Chief,” premieres Monday, March 6, at 7:35 p.m. Kinshiro Toyama is a 36-year-old newly appointed police chief at Kitamachi Police Station, who firmly believes his mission as a policeman is to listen to every voice of innocent citizens and protect the peace in the community. He comes off as aloof and a....
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Dialogue – Is “An American Promise” Being Broken?

Karleen C. Chinen Commentary If nothing else, Donald Trump’s presidency is prompting many of us to pay closer attention to the business of governing in America. So many of the procedures that I never gave a second thought to now have me visiting google.com numerous times a day and asking, “Can he do that?” And,....
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KBFD – Korean Programming

“You Are My Present,” Monday-Friday at 9:20 p.m.; re-airs Monday-Friday at 12:20 p.m. A costume designer, Hyun Soo Kong, loses her memory shortly after her marriage starts. Despite this, she fights and triumphs over various trials and hardships in order to succeed in life. Will she be able to find her own happiness? Starring: Yi....
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As I See It – Echo of History Resounds Today

Korematsu Lawyer: “National Security” Can Be a Bogus Excuse for Essentially Racist Laws Dale Minami Commentary Special to The Hawai‘i Herald President Donald Trump’s recent flood of executive orders are unnerving reminders of Executive Order 9066, issued 75 years ago by President Franklin Roosevelt, which resulted in the imprisonment of 110,000 Americans of Japanese ancestry.....

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