Lead Story – Recalling Iolani Palace’s Return to Glory

Fifty years ago, all of Hawai‘i state government’s elected big shots — from then-Gov. John Burns and his lieutenant governor, Tom Gill, to state senators and representatives — closed their ‘Iolani Palace offices and walked across what was then Hotel Street to America’s newest state capitol building. As they walked into Hawai‘i’s political and governmental....
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Generation Gap

GENERATION GAP by Jon J. Murakami
The kabuki play, “Renjishi,” is the story of the white-haired father shishi (mystical lion) and his two red-haired shishi cubs. The opening of the play is told through a dance with puppets. From left: Fukunosuke Nakamura, Shikan Nakamura (front) and Hashinosuke Nakamura. (Photo by Wayne Shinbara)

Culture – Kabuki in Hawaii 2019: “Subarashikatta Ne!”

[caption id="attachment_17679" align="aligncenter" width="696"] The kabuki play, “Renjishi,” is the story of the white-haired father shishi (mystical lion) and his two red-haired shishi cubs. The opening of the play is told through a dance with puppets. From left: Fukunosuke Nakamura, Shikan Nakamura (front) and Hashinosuke Nakamura. (Photo by Wayne Shinbara)[/caption] See all photos from this....
“I love what it reveals to us about people, history and culture,” said writer and music critic Nate Chinen about his emotional connection to music. Chinen was ‘Iolani School’s 2019 Harold Keables Chair of English. (Photo by John Tamanaha/‘Iolani School)

Music – “Speaks” to Nate Chinen

Hawai‘i-born New York Writer Credits Family for His Love of Music Alan Suemori Special to The Hawai‘i Herald The true believer’s day begins at night as he wanders through the rainy streets of Manhattan, looking for the next big thing. He’s heard a rumor from people he trusts about a tenor saxophonist, just arrived from....
'Oshin'

KIKU

"Prison Princess," premiers on Monday, April 1 at 8 p.m., and Tuesday, April 2 at 1 p.m. Attempted murder, fraud and embezzlement, illicit drugs, tax evasion and even murder? Five women convicted of various crimes, and a crime-loathing female warden, put aside their differences to hatch a grand plot of revenge against a handsome but....
'Suna no Tou.'

NGN3 Movie Schedule (Part I)

MONDAY, APRIL 1 Midnight - Dolls of the Shogun's Harem 2 a.m. - Fireball Magistrate 3:40 a.m. - Samurai of the Wind 5:20 a.m. - Last Glory 7:30 a.m. - The Rapacious Jailbreaker 9:10 a.m. - Golden Peacock Castle Part 1 & 2 11 a.m. - Prince of Red Banner 12:40 p.m. - Yakuza Ladies....
'Maison de Police.'

NGN Programs – Spectrum Ch. 677 / HD 1677 (For updated information, call 538-1966)

“Pretty ga Osugiru (Way Too Kawaii),” premiers Friday, April 5 at 7:35 p.m. Nankichi works for a mega publishing company and was the star of the literary editing department, but all of a sudden he gets transferred to a fashion magazine. "Why am I doing this job?!" Nankichi works resentfully, constantly making mistakes, and even....
'Pretty ga Osugiru.'

NGN3 April Movie Schedule (Part II)

MONDAY, APRIL 15 1:20 a.m. - The Bull's Eye for Love 2:50 a.m. - Samurai of the Wind 4:30 a.m. - Last Glory 6:40 a.m. - Golden Peacock Castle Part 1 & 2 8:30 a.m. - Evergreen Love 10:30 a.m. - Prince of Red Banner 12:10 p.m. - Yakuza Ladies 2:20 p.m.  - The Mysterious....
Historical Fiction by Michael G. Malaghan

Historical Fiction – “Picture Bride, A Family Saga”

HISTORICAL FICTION BY Michael G. Malaghan Chapter 149 “You don’t have to do this for us,” repeated Robert Shivers.Robert, Corrine and Sachiko — now called “Sue” at her request — stood in the Shivers’ living room, revisiting a discussion from three days earlier. She had surprised them, with her declaration: “I want to expatriate.”“So you....

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