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“Rebel,” Sunday at 6:30 p.m.; re-airs Monday at 1 p.m. Gil Dong Hong is the son of servant Ah Mo Gae Hong, which gives Gil Dong no legal standing in Joseon society. With no opportunities to do any legitimate work despite his brilliance, Gil Dong becomes the leader of a band of smugglers who steals....
Columnist Colin Sewake for "My Hawaii"

My Hawaii – Sakura Viewing . . . Okinawa Style

MY HAWAII BY Colin Sewake DAYTIME SAKURA VIEWING ON MT. YAEDAKE Location: Motobu-cho, Feb. 7, 2018 When I think of symbols that represent Japan, three images come to mind: Mt. Fuji and Hello Kitty and sakura cherry blossoms. Fortunately for me, I’m able to enjoy these beautiful flowers in bloom every winter season, even while....
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Aging With Care – Finding Meaning and Purpose Later in Life

Kevin Y. Kawamoto Special to The Hawai‘i Herald There was a time when the study of human aging tended to focus on “sick care” and aging-related diseases. The years after a person retired were thought to be a gradual disengagement from the community as older people quietly lived out their limited twilight years and experienced....
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Estate Planning Insights – How Kids Can Be Oyakoko Even When They Live Away

ESTATE PLANNING INSIGHTS By Ethan R. Okura There is a term in Japanese culture — oyakökö — which means to love and care for your parents, although it is really a sentiment that is embraced universally, regardless of race. At our office, we oftentimes have clients who raised their families here in Hawai‘i and then....
Historical Fiction by Michael G. Malaghan

Historical Fiction – “Picture Bride, A Family Saga”

HISTORICAL FICTION By Michael G. Malaghan Chapter 120 “Lies! Lies! Lies!” Grace Fortescue screamed, slamming the Hawaii Hochi down on the sofa. “Mama, what is it?” Thalia cried, running into the living room from the kitchen. Her mother was visiting that afternoon. Neither woman could stand the other, which was why Grace had rented her....
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Generation Gap

GENERATION GAP by Jon J. Murakami
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8•0•8

8•0•8 By Dennis Fujitake
Rev. Paul Osumi

Today’s Thought

By Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission LIVE DANGEROUSLY The late President John F. Kennedy once remarked: “This is a very dangerous and uncertain world. No one expects that our life will be easy, certainly not...
Comic Shushin, Mar. 16 2018 Issue

Shushin

Bishop Ryokan Ara Tendai Mission of Hawaii Iika, kyou wa koremade no Jinsei no Saigo no hi da Iika, kyou wa korekara no Jinsei no saisho hi da Look! Today is the last day of your life. Look! Today is the...

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