'Perfect World.'

NGN Programs (continued)

“Hamon Futari no Yakubyogami (Hamon: Yakuza Boogie),” 2017 drama, 2 hours. Directed by Shotaro Kobayashi. Starring Kuranosuke Sasaki and You Yokoyama. Yakuza Kuwahara and construction consultant Ninomiya go on a search for a movie producer, who...
Book cover with title 'Wise Guy, Lessons from a Life' by Guy Kawasaki

Book Review – Guy Kawasaki Shares Lessons in the “Wise Guy”

Lessons From a Life Wayne Muromoto Commentary, Special to The Hawai‘i Herald For many local readers of The Hawai‘i Herald of a certain generation, Guy Kawasaki is best known as the son of the late local politician, Duke Kawasaki, and only secondarily as a local boy who made it good in the world of high....
'Final Cut .'

NGN Programs

“Final Cut,” premiers Tuesday, Aug. 6 at 7:35 p.m. During his high school days, Keisuke's mother was accused of the murder of a young girl. Twelve years after this incident, Keisuke sets out on a revenge mission to find the murderer who is to blame for eventually forcing her mother to commit suicide. Keisuke targets....
The Kenjin Kai Outstanding Member Award honorees in a group photo with several of the invited guests, including Gov. David Ige and Consul General of Japan Koichi Ito, and UJSH leaders.

Community Focus – Rev. Akihiro Okada Installed as 2019-20 UJSH President

The United Japanese Society of Hawaii held its 61st annual installation and recognition program at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i on June 22. The packed program included recognition of outstanding kenjinkai members and other awards presentations, installation of the 2019-2020 officers and a full program of lively entertainment. Over the years, the UJSH has....

NGN3 August Movie Schedule (part I)

THURSDAY, AUG. 1 Midnight – Sword in the Moonlight Part 2 1:50 a.m. – Yakuza Princess of Edo 3:20 a.m. – The Killing Game 5 a.m. – The Prickly Mouthed Geisha 3 6:20 a.m. – Ooka Seidan: Devil Image 7:50 a.m. – Code Between Brothers 2 9:20 a.m. – Kabamaru the Ninja Boy 11 a.m. – Samurai Vagabonds 12:20....
Rev. Paul Osumi

Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission REAL EDUCATION Some people have the erroneous idea that education is cramming the mind of the child with facts and information. That is not so. The word “education” comes...
Photo of a bonsai display

Bonsai Exhibition and Plant Fair

WHO/WHAT: Hawaii Bonsai Association members will share information on the art of bonsai. Attendees will have an opportunity to learn how to raise and care for their bonsai plants by talking with experts and...
Inoue’s presentation, “2019: The Year of Movement,” was held at the Honolulu Club this past February. The attendees listened intently to prepare for the rapidly changing world, as explained by Inoue.

Lead Story – Life-Guide Alice Inoue’s Midyear Update

A Year for “Safe Risk-Taking” Jodie Chiemi Ching It’s already the middle of 2019! Here at The Hawai‘i Herald, time is flying by so quickly. So much has happened in the local Japanese American community: Hawai‘i was treated to an unforgettable kabuki performance from Japan; the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i and the Hawaii United....
Comic Shushin, July 19, 2019 Issue


Bishop Ryokan Ara Tendai Mission of Hawaii Nayami no tane wa, takara no tane desu. The seed of anguish is the seed of treasure.

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