Family Support… and Remembering To Laugh

Omoiyari . . . Think of others first and good karma will return to you. — Frances H. Kakugawa Dear Frances, I’m taking care of my mother, who has Alzheimer’s. My sister and brother live...

Upcoming Bon Dances

Hawaii bon dance full schedule available here. BIG ISLAND • June 21: Papaikou Hongwanji, 7 p.m. • June 28: Honomu Hongwanji, 7 p.m. • July 4-5: Puna Hongwanji, following 6 p.m. service • July 5: Kohala...

NGN3 JULY MOVIE SCHEDULE

TUESDAY, JULY 1 Midnight – Codes of Meiji 1:30 a.m. – The Sword Knows 3:20 a.m. – Onimasa 5:50 a.m. – Case of a Young Lord 4 6:50 a.m. – Code Between Brothers 6 8:20 a.m. – Psychic: Traveler to the...

“Picture Bride” — The Serialized Novel

Editor’s note: We continue Michael G. Malaghan’s serialized historical novel, “Picture Bride,” based on the Japanese immigrant experience. Malaghan’s trilogy will take readers from turn-of-the-20th-century-Japan to Hawai‘i in the picture bride era; the Islands...
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Fukushima Taiko Groups thank Hawai‘i with concert for Disaster Relief efforts

The Fukushima Taiko Union, comprised of over 50 drumming ensembles from the Japan prefecture of Fukushima, will present a Mahalo Concert at Lahaina Jodo Mission on Sunday, July 6, from 6-8 p.m. The concert, titled...

Ford Fuchigami

Ford Fuchigami has been appointed interim director of the state Department of Transportation by Gov. Neil Abercrombie. His nomination is subject to Senate confirmation. Fuchigami had been a DOT deputy director since 2010, overseeing the...

Jennifer Taniguchi

Jennifer Taniguchi, a recent graduate of Waiäkea High School, received a $1,000 scholarship from the East Hawaii Hiroshima Kenjin Kai for her aca demic, co-curricular and extracurricular achievements. Taniguchi is the daughter of Arthur and...

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