Drawing featuring Dennis Fujitake as a comic


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Gosei Kacie Yamamoto with her sansei grandmother, Doreen Yamamoto. (Photo courtesy Kacie Yamamoto)

Dialogue – What Kacie Taught Me

Karleen C. Chinen Commentary Happy New Year! I hope your 2020 is off to a good start. When I looked ahead to 2020 early last year, the only major event that registered was this summer’s Tökyö Olympics. That didn’t last very long, however, as I soon realized that 2020 also marks the start of a....


“Dream Big!,” Tuesday, Feb. 2, at  11:30 a.m.; repeats on Wednesday, Feb. 19 at 1 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 23, at 7 p.m. A documentary highlighting American servicemen of Japanese descent and their tremendous impact on Hawai‘i's postwar social structure, economy and politics. "Dream Big!" will tell the story of their contributions to Hawai‘i's growth....
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”Fly! Boys, Fly!” premieres on Wednesday, Feb. 5 at 7:35 p.m. Chikara is a new trainee who has been aiming to become a cabin attendant since his childhood. He and fellow male crew members are excited at the upcoming training. However, in addition to serving customers, their work is extensive, including in-flight cleaning and security....
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Lifestyle – Out with Clutter, In with Joy

The KonMari Method Clears the Home and Fills the Heart Jodie Chiemi Ching In Japan, cleaning and clearing the previous year’s clutter is traditionally done in December to get a fresh start in the new year. But, here in Hawai‘i, if you haven’t started yet, you could at least say you’re running on “Hawaiian time.”....

NGN3 February Movie Schedule (part I)

SATURDAY, FEB. 1 Midnight – A Yakuza Goes Home 1:40 a.m. – Tange Sazen and the Princess 3:10 a.m. – The Okinawa War of Ten Years 5 a.m. – The Eye of the Chinese Festival 6:30 a.m. – Case of a Young Lord 9 8:10 a.m. – Sister with Sister 9:40 a.m. – Lifetime Insecurity 11:30 a.m. –....
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Bulletin Board – NVMC: “Internment: Stories from Maui”

WHO/WHAT: The Nisei Veterans Memorial Center presents its exhibit, “Internment: Stories from Maui” featuring stories, photos and history about Maui residents who were detained in camps on Maui and the U.S. mainland. On February 19,...
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Estate Planning Insights – Estate Planning Update for 2020

Ethan R. Okura Hawai‘i Herald Columnist Happy New Year! The start of a new year often brings changes in state and federal laws that could affect your estate and Medicaid planning. The following is the 2020 update of important numbers to be aware of as you go about your planning. • How much money and property....
Bishop Shokai Kanai of Nichiren Mission in Nu‘uanu observes as longtime member Sandra Taga rings the temple bell a few minutes before Jan. 1, 2020. The ringing of the bell signifies the arrival of the new year.

In Our Community – Ringing in 2020, the “Year of the Rat”

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