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Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin Spring Bazaar

WHO/WHAT: The Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin presents a Spring Bazaar, features entertainment, a Cup Stacking contest, a rummage sale, craft items and assorted plants. The temple‘s “Favorite Island Cookery” cookbooks, volumes 1-6, will also...
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Uchinanchu Of The Year Honorees

The HUOA recognized 45 individuals as “Uchinanchu of the Year” at its installation/”Uchinanchu of the Year” banquet on Jan. 17 at the Hawaii Okinawa Center. Honored were: • Aza Gushikawa Doshi Kai: Ruth and Wayne...
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NGN – Digital Channel 677

“Hero,” premieres on Monday, April 6, at 7:35 p.m. Kohei Kuryu is a young public prosecutor in Tokyo. Kohei is unlike a typical prosecutor. He refuses to wear a suit and tie, opting for casual...
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An Understanding Parent

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission A parent’s prayer: “O God, teach me to understand my children, to listen to them patiently, and to answer all their questions honestly. Let me never nag; and...
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India, Japan, And China

ECON 2015 By Joseph S. Nye Jr.

Hakuoh University Handbell Choir Celebrates 24th Hawaii Visit

The Hakuoh University Handbell Choir from Oyama City in Japan’s Tochigi Prefecture presented its 24th concert series in Honolulu last month. The 12 students, plus a violinist and a pianist, shared their talent with...
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KIKU – Channel 9

“The Interrogator,” (from TV Asahi) premieres on Thursday, April 16, at 9 p.m. Yukiko Makabe is the only female interrogator in a department full of men. Their job is to question suspects immediately after a...

Fifty Years After “Blood Sunday” In Selma

Editor’s note: Earlier this month, two members of Hawai‘i’s congressional delegation — U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono and U.S. Rep. Mark Takai — traveled to Selma, Ala., to participate in the 50th anniversary commemoration of...

“FILIPINAS!”

  Gwen Battad Ishikawa Women have come a long way over the decades. In the early 1900s, women’s rights activists and feminists Susan Brownell Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton fought for women’s right to vote and...

From the Mailbag

Dear Editor: Congratulations for having the wonderful story about James Dote and his search for facts on the roots of his family background (Feb. 6, 2015, edition). My family . . . the Nii family is...

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