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Taste of Hongwanji Bazaar

WHO/WHAT: Enjoy a fun-filled day for the whole family at the Honpa Hongwanji Hawai‘i Betsuin’s “Taste of Hongwanji Bazaar.” The bazaar will feature food and drinks, entertainment, games, a collection of handcrafted items and...
Rev. Paul Osumi

Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission A thorn in the flesh To have to face life with a handicap, a constant thorn in the flesh, a cranky boss, a nagging wife, a thoughtless husband, an...
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Showtime Asia – HIFF Spring Showcase To Screen Nine Japanese Films

The Regal Dole Cannery Stadium 18 will be buzzing with activity from March 31 to April 9 as the curtain rises on the 2017 Hawaii International Film Festival’s Spring Showcase presented by Halekulani. On tap for this 20th edition of the Spring Showcase will be 32 feature films from 12 countries, including nine from Japan....
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NGN Programs (continued)

“Hibotan Bakuto (The Valiant Red Peony),” 1968 drama, 1 hour and 39 minutes. Directed by Kosaku Yamashita. Starring Ken Takakura, Junko Fuji and Tomisaburo Wakayama. Upon the death of her casino owner father, Ryuko takes it upon herself to seek out and kill the murderer. The only clue she has is a wallet left behind....
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NGN3 April Movie Schedule (Part II)

SUNDAY, APRIL 16 1:10 a.m. – The Man of Seven Faces 2:40 a.m. – Heiji the Detective 4:20 a.m. – Gate of Youth 2 6:40 a.m. – The Great King of Mongolia 8:10 a.m. – Snow on the Blades 10:10 a.m. – The Challenge 11:40 a.m. – The Valiant Red Peony 1:20 p.m. – Showdown of....
Photo of “Mystery Hour – Onnatachi no Tokuso Saizensen,” premieres Tuesday, April 4, at 7:35 p.m.

NGN3 April Movie Schedule (Part I)

SATURDAY, APRIL 1 Midnight – Glorious Fights 1:40 a.m. – Peacock Castle, Parts 1 & 2 3:30 a.m. – Chivalrous Nature 5 a.m. – The Challenge 6:30 a.m. – Devastation 8:10 a.m. – Mark of Blood 9:40 a.m. – The Man of Seven Faces 11:10 a.m. – Heiji the Detective 12:50 p.m. – Gate of Youth....
Photo of Consul General Misawa offers a prayer in memory of the World War II Nisei soldiers at last September’s Joint Memorial Service at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl. (Photos courtesy Ann Kabasawa)

Lead Story – Conversations with my Father

Hawai‘i’s Consul General of Japan Shares Memories of His Father with MIS Veterans Yasushi Misawa Published with Permission Editor’s note: Since his posting in Hawai‘i in mid-2015 as Consulate General of Japan in Honolulu, Yasushi Misawa has delivered dozens of greetings and remarks, even kampai toasts, and been involved in countless ceremonial presentations around town.....
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KBFD – Korean Programming

“You Are My Present,” Monday-Friday at 9:20 p.m.; re-airs Monday-Friday at 12:20 p.m. A costume designer, Hyun Soo Kong, loses her memory shortly after her marriage starts. Despite this, she fights and triumphs over various trials and hardships in order to succeed in life. Will she be able to find her own happiness? Starring: Yi....
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Aging With Care – Preparing for a Psychological Assessment

Being Prepared Can Lead to Better Care Kevin Kawamoto Special to The Hawai‘i Herald You’ve probably heard this before: A person is more than a diagnosis or a disease, even though the disease may be the focus of the visit to the doctor. In these days of increasingly specialized medicine, sometimes the idea of the....
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Historical Fiction – “Picture Bride”, A Family Saga

HISTORICAL FICTION By Michael G. Malaghan Chapter 90 Oki Tama eased onto a cushioned armchair on the porch. Haru and Kenji sat on hardback chairs next to him. Tsutsumi, who had honed his speaking technique shouting over the pounding of Hawai‘i’s surf, placed one hand on the back of Oki Tama’s chair. He waited for....

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