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Mckinley Alumni Association Honors Three At Alumni Brunch

Neal S. Takamori (’64) and Glenn K. Muranaka (’67) will be inducted into the McKinley Alumni Association’s 2015 Hall of Honor at its annual almni luncheon on Saturday, Jan. 31. Also at the event,...

Japanese Cultural Society of Maui Shinnen Enkai

WHO/WHAT: The Japanese Cultural Society of Maui (JCS Maui) will welcome the Year of the Sheep at its annual Shinnen Enkai (New Year) dinner. WHEN/WHERE: Saturday, Jan. 24, at the Elleair Rainbow Room at the...

“Under The Blood Red Sun”

Karleen C. Chinen How do we keep Hawai‘i’s World War II story alive so that its lessons continue to resonate for generations to come? It’s a tough question that anyone involved in passing on history...
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KIKU — Channel 9

“Shiawase (Happy),” airs Sunday, Feb. 8, at 7 p.m. Just outside the Sapporo city limits is an area of old buildings where time has come to a standstill. Hidden here is a small, family-run noodle...

Are Tightwads Saving Mother Earth?

DRAMA QUEEN JOURNALS By Shara Yuki Enay Birbirsa
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Kodansha To Digitalize All Comic Magazines

TÖKYÖ  — Japanese publisher Kodansha Ltd. will start publishing digital editions of its 22 comic magazines by June. The magazines include the weekly and monthly editions of Young Magazine, Shonen Magazine and Magazine Special. Kodansha started...


Amai kotoba wa Ato de nigaku naru Nigai kotoba wa Ato de amaku naru Sweet words may later turn bitter and bitter words may turn sweet. – Bishop Ryokan Ara Tendai Mission of Hawaii

Bluefin Tuna Sells for 4.5 Million Yen at Tōkyō Auction

TÖKYÖ  — The first fish auction of 2015, held Jan. 5 at the Tsukiji Fish Market in Tōkyō, saw a bluefin tuna sell for 4.51 million yen, or roughly $37,934. That breaks down to...
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Hiroshima, Nagasaki Plan A-Bomb Exhibition in Washington

HIROSHIMA — The cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki hope to mark the 70th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombings of their cities in World War II by holding an exhibition in Washington, D.C. If realized,...

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