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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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8•0•8 By Dennis Fujitake
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Estate Planning Update for 2018

ESTATE PLANNING INSIGHTS By Ethan R. Okura Happy New Year! The following is the 2018 update of important numbers used in estate planning and Medicaid planning in Hawai‘i. How much money and property can a person have at the time of death without paying estate taxes? At the end of 2017, Congress passed a new....
Photo from “Detective Yugami” airs on Monday at 10:30 p.m. and Tuesday at 8:40 a.m.

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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Health Information – Sayonara to the Raw Vegetable Myth (Part 4)

Raw Vegetable Nutrients Are Difficult to Absorb (continued from December TV) Cooked vegetable soups were found to have calcium and minerals not found in plain water in which the same vegetables were soaked. Other compounds found in...
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Public Forum on Okinawa Studies

WHO/WHAT: The University of Hawai‘i at Manoa Center for Okinawan Studies will present a public forum on Okinawan Studies by its new director, Dr. Masato Ishida. This will be an opportunity to meet Dr....
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KBFD – Korean Programming

“Rebel,” Sunday at 6:30 p.m.; re-airs Monday at 1 p.m. Gil Dong Hong is the son of servant Ah Mo Gae Hong, which gives Gil Dong no legal standing in Joseon society. With no opportunities to do any legitimate work despite his brilliance, Gil Dong becomes the leader of a band of smugglers who steals....
Comic Shushin, Jan. 19 2018 Issue

Shushin

Bishop Ryokan Ara Tendai Mission of Hawaii Hitokoto ookatta ka Hitokoto tarinakatta ka Hitokoto de jinsei ga Kawaru koto mo aru Did I say too much or too little. A single word can change one’s life.
Photo from “Desperate Sunflowers.”

NGN3 February Movie Schedule (part II)

THURSDAY, FEB. 15 1 a.m. – Sasaki Kojiro, Part 2 2:40 a.m. – Express Train 4:10 a.m. – Shingo’s Original Challenge, Part 4 5:40 a.m. – Bride of White Castle 7:10 a.m. – The Yagyu Military Art: One-Eyed Swordsman 8:40 a.m. – Pale Moon 10:50 a.m. – Eight Brave Brothers, Parts 1 & 2 12:50 p.m. – White....

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