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Generation Gap

GENERATION GAP by Jon J. Murakami
Members of Ryukyu Koten Ongaku Nomura Ryu Ongaku Kyo Kai - Hawaii Shibu sanshin association and Ryukyu Sokyoku Koyo Kai Hawaii Shibu koto association perform together at the Gödö Ensö Kai, or joint concert. (Photo by Noriyoshi Kanaizumi)

Community Focus – Ryukyu Koten Ongaku Holds Annual Concert

Ryukyu Koten Ongaku Nomura Ryu Ongaku Kyo Kai - Hawaii Shibu sanshin association and Ryukyu Sokyoku Koyo Kai Hawaii Shibu koto association held their 2017 Gödö Ensö Kai, or joint concert, at Masa’s Cafeteria on Oct. 1. The program featured classical Okinawan music performed jointly and as solos. The association also honored two koto members....
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Festival of Japanese Dance

WHO/WHAT: The Hawaii Japanese Dance Association will celebrate its 35th anniversary with a weekend of events centered about the theme, “A Festival of Japanese Dance — With Much Appreciation.” The association is made up...
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Today’s Thought

By Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission Crumbs of Happiness Happiness eludes us because we look for it from afar. We need to learn that joy comes from appreciation of the simple things. “A quiet hour...
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Community Focus – Five Honored with the HUOA “Legacy Award”

The Hawaii United Okinawa Association presented its “Legacy Award” to five individuals for their outstanding achievements and contributions to the Okinawan community. The luncheon program was held Nov. 12 in the Coral Ballroom of the Hilton Hawaiian Village. Honored were: Gov. David Ige, Hawai‘i’s first governor of Okinawan ancestry; Military Intelligence Service veterans Shinye Gima....
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NGN3 February Movie Schedule (part I)

THURSDAY, FEB. 1 Midnight – Sasaki Kojiro, Part 2 1:40 a.m. – Express Train 3:10 a.m. – There Goes Benio, the Smart Girl 4:40 a.m. – Isshin Tasuke: A World in Danger 6:20 a.m. – Shingo’s Original Challenge, Part 4 7:50 a.m. – Bride of White Castle 9:20 a.m. – Cosmetic Sales Competition 10:40 a.m. – Free Spirit of....
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NGN Programs continued

“Hakujasho (White Snake Enchantment),” 1983 drama, 1 hour and 58 minutes. Directed by Shunya Ito. Starring Rumiko Koyanagi and Tomisaburo Wakayama. Uta married a priest who saved her when she tried to commit suicide at a waterfall. A story about the love triangle between a lustful priest, his second wife and his son Masao. “Hatamoto....
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Community Focus – Hawaii Buddhist Council Launches “Open Night at the Temples”

The Hawaii Buddhist Council has launched an “Open Night at Temples” series aimed at introducing those interested in learning about the different denominations of Buddhism represented in the council to an open-house tour of those temples.  The escorted tour will open with a short sample of the denomination’s Buddhist service, followed by a Dharma sharing....
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Lead Story – Kahauiki Village: “We Built It!”

What Can Happen When the People Put Their Heads and Hearts Together Gregg K. Kakesako Special to The Hawai‘i Herald “We built it!” It took Hawai‘i businessman Duane Kurisu just six months and one day to develop Kahauiki Village — a public-private housing project that is fulfilling his dream “to build a community,” not just....
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Takie Sugiyama Lebra: Reflections on a Legacy

WHO/WHAT: The University of Hawai‘i at Manoa Center for Japanese Studies and the Department of Anthropology will present a discussion by three anthropology professors reflecting on the multifaceted legacy of the late UH anthropology...

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