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ADDITIONAL AARP TIPS Communications A disaster plan includes communications and an emergency meeting place where families can go for protection or to reunite. Keep an old analog phone that can work when digital phones lose power....

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PROGRAMS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE “Renai Mangaka (Romance Manga Artist),” premiering Wednesday, Aug. 11, at 7:35 p.m. A comical, heartwarming love story about a couple who is bad at romance. Seiichiro Karibe, a socially...

Lead Story – JAPANESE-LANGUAGE MEDIA IN HAWAI‘I

A Labor of Love and Devotion Kevin Y. Kawamoto Commentary Like many other fans of KIKU-TV, I binge-watched Japanese-language television shows last month knowing that the station’s multi-cultural programming was coming to an end on June 28....

Estate Planning Insights – ENTRUSTING YOUR TRUST

Fiduciaries in Your Estate-Planning Documents Ethan R. Okura Hawai‘i Herald Columnist When you sign an estate-planning document such as a revocable living trust or a will, you appoint someone to handle your assets for you. The person...
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NIKKEI CHRONICLES WANTS INTERGENERATIONAL STORIES Discover Nikkei’s online journal, Nikkei Chronicles, wants your stories of what it is (or was) like to interact with family members of multiple generations within Japanese diasporic communities. For its...
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Real Possibilities – EMERGENCY PREPARATION 411

Craig Gima Hawai‘i Herald Columnist What’s the difference between preparing for a TV-movie “Sharknado” and preparing for a real hurricane or disaster? If you’re Sharknado TV heroes Ian Ziering or Tara Reid, you might pack a shark-killing...

OBON EVENTS – 2022 BON DANCE SCHEDULE

For the past two years of COVID-19 uncertainty, Obon festivals were either canceled, virtual or of limited capacity, but this year marks the return of Obon season in Hawai‘i. At press time, the temples...

OBON EVENTS – OBON EVENTS AND CANCELLATIONS

Note: Though we included some temple updates below, generally, we have tried not to duplicate the information we already printed in this “Obon Events” section of the past three Herald issues. To confirm the...

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