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Community Focus – Beiju Honorees To Be Recognized At East Hawaii Hiroshima Kenjin Kai...

The East Hawaii Hiroshima Kenjin Kai will celebrate the new year at its annual luncheon meeting to be held Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin Sangha Hall. People with ancestral roots in Hiroshima or who have an interest in Japan are encouraged to attend the luncheon and join the organization. President Tommy....
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8•0•8

8•0•8 By Dennis Fujitakea
Photo of NGN3 Movie of the Month: “Hibi Rock (HIBI ROCK: Puke Afro and the Pop Star).”

NGN Programs continued …

“Chokosoku! Sankin Kotai (Samurai Hustle),” 2014 jidaigeki, 1 hour and 59 minutes. Directed by Katsuhide Motoki. Starring Kuranosuke Sasaki and Kyoko Fukada. During the reign of the eighth shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate, the Yunagaya Domain in the Tohoku region is small but has a gold mine. Sankin-kotai is a custom that requires the daimyo....
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Health Information – Mineral Guide (Final)

Copper Copper is a component of antioxidant enzymes and helps counter the effects of active oxygen. When iron levels in the blood are low, the result is anemia. Copper aids the absorption of iron. Therefore,...
Photo of Hawai‘i Sansei attorneys Leigh-Ann Miyasato and Eric Yamamoto worked tirelessly to get Fred Korematsu’s conviction overturned. (Hawai‘i Herald file photo)

Community – “National Security and Democratic Leaders”

An Opportunity to Learn About the Continuing Importance of the Korematsu Case Karleen C. Chinen During a visit to the University of Hawai‘i’s William S. Richardson School of Law in February 2014, the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who died in 2016, conceded that the World War II internment of Japanese American was....
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The Farmers of Lualualei

Evicted During World War II, Former Valley Residents Investigate Possible Redress Claims Mark Santoki (Reprinted from Aug. 2, 1991) Editor’s note: When this story by then-Hawai‘i Herald writer (and later editor) Mark Santoki story was published in 1991, the fate of the Lualualei farmers still hung in the balance. They made up an unusual group....
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Generation Gap

GENERATION GAP by Jon J. Murakami
Photo of Leroy and Dorothy Brown’s old barracks home in Newell.

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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Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission The Way To Love “The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.” As we meditate over it we will come to see its truth....

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