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January 20, 2017

Photo of the students visiting with Bishop Shugen Komagata of the Soto Mission of Hawaii at the main temple in Nu‘uanu

Community – A Whole New World

Soto Mission of Hawaii Hosts Ministers’ Children from Japan Jodie Chiemi Ching Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Hawai‘i’s Japanese American community has come a long way since 1903 when Soto Zen priests first arrived in the Islands...
Photo of "Crossing Bridges" Event put on by WCBDO and ProjectFocus Hawaii

“Crossing Bridges” on Display

WHO/WHAT: ProjectFocus Hawaii, in partnership with the Wahiawa Community Based Development Organization, presents “Crossing Bridges” for public viewing. “Crossing Bridges,” which was featured in the Jan. 6 Hawai‘i Herald, is a photographic exhibit of...
Photo for NGN Program "Let's Experience Nagaoka!" premiers Thursday, Feb. 9, at 8:30 p.m.

NGN Programs

NGN — Digital Channel 677 (For updated information, call 538-1966) PROGRAMS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE “Let’s Experience Nagaoka!” premieres Thursday, Feb. 9, at 8:30 p.m. Honolulu’s sister city Nagaoka is the second largest city in...
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Health Information – Minerals and Other Questions (Part 3)

CANCER Q: Our family has a history of cancer. What should we be paying attention to? A: Be sure to get enough selenium, zinc, copper and iron. They are essential to the enzymes that prevent the...
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KBFD – Korean Programming

Channel 4 (Oceanic Cable) and 6 (Hawaiian Telcom) (Subject to change, without notice. For updated information, call 521-8066) “Perfect Bride,” Sunday at 6:30 p.m.; re-airs Monday at 1 p.m. “You Are My Present,” Monday-Friday at 9:20...
Group photo of the 65th Cherry Blossom Festival queen contestants.

Community Focus – 65th Cherry Blossom Festival Contestants Introduced

The 65th Cherry Blossom Festival was officially launched on Jan. 8, with the 15 queen contestants introduced at the New Year’s ‘Ohana Festival at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i. Kokoro, the Japanese word for...
Photo from NGN Movie "Pieta in the Toilet"

NGN3 February Movie Schedule (part II)

11 a.m. – A Young Rabble 12:20 p.m. – Ninja’s Mark 1:50 p.m. – The Little House 4:10 p.m. – Paper Crane Palanquin 5:40 p.m. – Trials of an Okinawan   Village 7:20 p.m. – Case of a Young...
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8•0•8

8•0•8 By Dennis Fujitake
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Community Focus – Herald Salutes

Craig Gima has joined AARP Hawaii as communications director. Gima is an award-winning multimedia journalist with more than 30 years of print, television and online experience, most recently with the Honolulu Star-Advertiser. He also previously...
Group photo at the summit of Mt. Whitney, "Mission Accomplished" (www.nathankelleyphoto.com/John -Muir-Trail-2016)

Lead Story – America The Beautiful, Hiking The John Muir Trail

Alan Suemori Special to The Hawai‘i Herald   Stretching out along the spine of the Sierra Nevadas, the John Muir Trail unwinds like a languorous serpent sunning itself on a lazy afternoon. Those who have completed its...

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