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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 to provide spiritual support to the immigrants working under harsh conditions on the sugar plantations. When World War....
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

“Let’s Experience Nagaoka!” premieres Thursday, Feb. 9, at 8:30 p.m. Honolulu’s sister city Nagaoka is the second largest city in Niigata Prefecture. Nagaoka has a long history and rich nature. Starting with “Nagaoka Matsuri,” two foreigners and one Nagaokan visit interesting spots and even harvest rice. They also introduce you to local gourmet. Let’s experience....
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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...
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 heart, mind and spirit, is the theme for this year’s festival. “Kokoro embodies the spirit of the Cherry Blossom Festival....
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KBFD – Korean Programming

“Perfect Bride,” Sunday at 6:30 p.m.; re-airs Monday at 1 p.m. “You Are My Present,” Monday-Friday at 9:20 p.m.; re-airs Monday-Friday at 12:20 p.m. A costume designer, Hyun Soo Kong, loses her memory shortly after her marriage starts. Despite this, she fights and triumphs over various trials and hardships in order to succeed in life.....
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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 worked for the Honolulu Star-Bulletin and in the news departments of KHON-TV in Honolulu and television stations in San Francisco....
Photo from NGN Movie "Pieta in the Toilet"

NGN3 February Movie Schedule (part II)

THURSDAY, FEB. 16 1:30 a.m. – Swordsong 3 a.m. – Hibari is Fashion Crazy 4:30 a.m. – Tragedy of the Samurai Coolie 6:10 a.m. – Sorcerer’s Orb, Parts 1 & 2 8 a.m. – Dark Society in the East 9:50 a.m. – And Then 12:10 p.m. – Case of Umon: Red   Lizard 1:40 p.m. – Swastika....
Drawing featuring Dennis Fujitake as a comic

8•0•8

8•0•8 By Dennis Fujitake
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 entire length have navigated a narrow, winding dreamscape that roller coasters over 14,000-foot mountain peaks only to tumble into....

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