KBFD Korean Programming

“My Daughter, Sawol,” Sunday at 6:30 p.m./re-airs Monday at 1 p.m. Sa Wol grew up in the orphanage with her two best friends, Oh Wol and Hye Sang. Min Ho Oh comes to adopt Hye...
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“Fighting Two War” Tribute to Nisei Soldiers

The important role American soldiers of Japanese ancestry played in immediately answering their nation’s call on Dec. 7, 1941 — and throughout World War II — will be saluted during the 75th anniversary commemoration...

Tea Houses: Old Japan In Hawaii

To hear the pleasant non-sound of running water from a sparkling stream is a relaxing mind massager. To feel a cool breeze wafting in from the still water of a manicured pond becomes a...
Drawing featuring Dennis Fujitake as a comic


8*0*8 By Dennis Fujitake

The Kotohira Jinsha

Mark Santoki Vol. 13, No. 1, Jan. 1, 1992 Every day, thousands of people whiz past the Kotohira Jinsha without even knowing it. But at rush hour, drivers caught in bumper-to-bumper traffic near the Houghtailing or...

Plans For Pearl Harbor 75th Commemoration Announced

Karleen C. Chinen “Honoring the Past, Inspiring the Future” has been selected as the theme for the 75th anniversary commemoration of the Dec. 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor. Plans for the 11-day commemoration in...

No Holiday For The Elderly And Poor

Allicyn Chiyeko Levi Vol. 6, No. 24, Dec. 20, 1985 “MAMA-SAN” Looking like a wet and frightened cat, the bent little lady, shabbily attired in a sack dress and oversized shoes, slowly pulls her cart of personal...


Byoubu wa Oreru kara tatsun dayo Tsupatteiru to Jiki taoreruyo A folding screen can stand because it is collapsible. An unfolded screen will collapse instantly. – Bishop Ryokan Ara Tendai Mission of Hawaii

Kuakini Memorial Service Honors Early Issei

One hundred forty-one former residents of Kuakini Home were remembered at a memorial service organized and attended by Kuakini Auxiliary members and Kuakini Health System leadership. The service for the former sugar plantation workers,...

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