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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Obon. Most young men who have an idea of what this season means usually think, “Bon dances! Meet girls, walk around and look good, eat barbecue sticks and corn-on-the-cob.” And most girls with any...

Enjoying Retirement To The Fullest

Allen Yadao Vol. 22, No. 4, Feb. 16, 2001 Going to the Lanakila Multi-Purpose Senior Center maintains the mental and physical health of retired Hongwanji Mission School teacher Cecilia Lindo. As a member of the center’s...
Historical Fiction by Michael G. Malaghan

“Picture Bride” – A Family Saga


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...

Jean Sakihara

Aisha A.C. Wang Vol. 19, No. 3, Feb. 6, 1998 “Don’t force,” says Jean Sakihara when people try to drag their friends to attend her kimono culture class. As a teacher of Japanese language and culture...

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...
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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...


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

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