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Pacific Bonsai Club Plant Fair

WHO/WHAT: The Pacific Bonsai Club will hold its annual plant fair and sale. Club members will be available to answer questions on how to care for your bonsai plants. WHEN/WHERE: Sunday, June 9, 9:30 a.m.-12:30...
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Generation Gap

GENERATION GAP by Jon J. Murakami
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NGN Programs

“Natsuzora,” Thursday, premiers Tuesday, June 4 at 7:15 p.m. The 100th Drama Serial revolves around the heroine, Natsu, who grows up in the great outdoors of Hokkaido, northern Japan and later pursues a career in animated films during its formative years. After her parents passed away, Natsu is raised by a father’s old friend Takeo....
The kenjinkai honored two new octogenarians — immediate past president Robert Nagao (left) and Kenneth Uwaine. Pictured with them (standing) are keiro committee chair Kenneth Saiki and HHKK president Wayne Miyao.

Community Focus – Honolulu Hiroshima Kenjin Kai Welcomes New Year

The Honolulu Hiroshima Kenjin Kai held its annual membership meeting and shinnen enkai on March 10 at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i’s Manoa Grand Ballroom. Kenjinkai president Wayne Miyao presided over the general membership meeting. He said it was an honor and a privilege to serve as president and to continue the kenjinkai’s efforts....
HoMA's Book Club: 'Cane Fires' by Kaui Philpotts

HoMA’s Book Club: “Cane Fires” By Kaui Philpotts

WHO/WHAT: The Honolulu Museum of Art’s Book Club presents a discussion on Kaui Philpotts’ “Cane Fires,” a book comprised of short stories set in post World War II Hawai‘i, a period when sugar and...
Courtney Takara with HUOA’s 2018 sports program awardees for golf, bowling, volleyball and slow-pitch softball.

Community Focus – HUOA Installs Jocelyn Ige as President

The Hawaii United Okinawa Association recognized the 2018 “Uchinanchu of the Year” (highlighted in the Herald’s Feb. 15 edition) and installed its 2019 officers on Jan. 19 at the Hawaii Okinawa Center. Students from Hawaii Okinawa Creative Arts opened the program with a lively Shishimai dance. Among the 900 people in attendance were Gov. David....
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Estate Planning Insights – Automobiles in Estate Planning

ESTATE PLANNING INSIGHTS By Ethan R. Okura Many of my past columns have focused on how to structure your estate plan to protect your home. I’ve discussed protecting your primary residence and other real property from probate through the use of revocable and irrevocable trusts, through joint ownership or tenants by the entirety ownership and....
'Oishii Gohan.'

KIKU

"Oishii Gohan," premiers on Monday, June 10 at 8 p.m. Tetsuya Watari plays Ryuhei, a rice shop owner who over the years has alienated his family with his stubborn, selfish behavior.  When heart trouble lands him in the hospital, his business partner seeks the help of Ryuhei’s son and daughter-in-law to help with the store. ....
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Hawaii Nikkei Legacy Exhibit

WHO/WHAT: Nisei Veterans Legacy presents a photo exhibit highlighting the history and culture of Japanese Americans in Hawai‘i — from immigration of Issei in the late 1800s to modern-day Hawai‘i, showing how Hawai‘i Nikkei...
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Health Information – A Sticky Slimy Way to Turn Back the Clock on the...

Satoimo Slime Helps Liver Cleanse Poisons (Part 4) Although satoimo is mainly comprised of starch, it contains fewer calories and less than half the starch of a sweet potato. Because satoimo contains both fiber and vitamin...

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