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Generation Gap

GENERATION GAP By Jon J. Murakami

Japanese Director Makes Film Inspired By Sadako’s Story

By Chitose Nakagawa/Kyodo News LOS ANGELES — A Japanese film director based in Los Angeles has made a film about how people have drawn strength from the story of 12-year-old Sadako Sasaki, who died of...

Chado Urasenke Tankokai Hawaii Celebrates Holds First Tea Of 2016

Members and guests of Chado Urasenke Tankokai Hawaii welcomed 2016, the “Year of the Monkey,” with its traditional Hatsudate Shiki, or first tea of the year. The ceremony was held Jan. 17 in the...

Urasenke Tankokai And Grand Master Sen Celebrate Auspicious 65th

Karleen C. Chinen At age 92 — and soon to be 93 — Dr. Genshitsu Sen, the 15th generation Urasenke grand tea master, doesn’t waste a day in promoting what has been his life’s mission:...
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Sake Appreciation Festival

WHO/WHAT: Hawaii Kotohira Jinsha – Hawaii Dazaifu Tenmangu honors sake at this special festival. Sake, a by-product of rice, has long been a vital part of Japanese culture. Its strongest connection with the Japanese culture...

Japanese Jazz Trio Sets Guinness Record As Oldest

By Yui Yamazaki/Kyodo News ÖSAKA — The Guinness Book of World Records has recognized a Japanese jazz trio as the band with the oldest average age: 83 years. The members of the group, Golden Senior Trio,...

Ösaka, Hiroshima And Kyöto Afterthoughts

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Crosscurrents Concert With Pro Musica Nipponia

WHO/WHAT: The East-West Center Arts Program and UH Manoa Music Composition Program present a trio of top musicians from the prize-winning Pro Musica Nipponia ensemble of Tokyo, who will perform traditional and contemporary Japanese...
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Mabs’ Journey

DEAR FRANCES By Frances H. Kakugawa
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Women’s History And Social Security

YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY By Jane Yamamoto-Burigsay

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