Comic Shushin, May 17, 2019 Issue


Bishop Ryokan Ara Tendai Mission of Hawaii   Mawari o shiawase ni shinakereba Jibun mo shiawase ni narenai yo. Unless one spread the happiness around one, One cannot become happy.
(Left) Japanese Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Masako attend the "Taiirei Seiden no gi" ceremony marking Emperor Akihito's abdication at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on April 30, 2019. (Kyodo photo)(Right) Japanese Emperor Akihito, accompanied by Empress Michiko, gives a final farewell to the public during the "Taiirei Seiden no gi" abdication ceremony at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on April 30, 2019, the last day of the Heisei Era. (Kyodo photo)

Heisei to Reiwa – Heisei Era is Now the Reiwa Era

A “TRIPLE PASSAGE” Michael Malaghan Special to The Hawai‘i Herald The weather was miserable, so we didn’t go to the Imperial Palace. I viewed this imperial turnover in the context of a “triple passage” because my wife Tomoko and I got engaged in Japan just as Emperor Hirohito died, bringing the Showa Era to an end, and we....
Historical Fiction by Michael G. Malaghan

Historical Fiction – “Picture Bride, A Family Saga”

Michael G. Malaghan Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Chapter 153 Haru’s concern for Yoshio was misplaced. Miserable as he was, her second son would never see a battlefield. He wore the emperor’s uniform at a Mitsubishi coal mine in Manchukuo, far from the frontline battles, where he was supposedly protecting Chinese miners from Mao’s Red....
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...
'Oishii Gohan.'


"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. ....
Weekly KBFD Table, 5/17/2019 Issue

KBFD – Korean Programming

“Marry Me Now,” Wednesday and Thursday at 10 p.m.; re-airs on Thursday and Friday at 1 p.m. Yoo-Ha Park studied hard in medical school and completed her intern course. She worked hard to become a doctor. Her father raised four children by himself and her oldest sister also sacrificed for the family. Yoo-Ha is not....
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....
'Retake - Toki o Kakeru Omoi.'

NGN3 June Movie Schedule

SATURDAY, JUNE 1 Midnight – The Bandits 1:30 a.m. – The Valiant Red Peony 4 3:10 a.m. – Terror of Yakuza 4:50 a.m. – Whirlwind Magistrate 6:30 a.m. – Tokyo Bordello 8:50 a.m. – Romance, Freestyle 10:10 a.m. – The Silk Hat Boss 11:40 a.m. – Judo VS Karate 1:10 p.m.. – Yakuza Ladies: Blood Ties....
Hiroshi Arisumi

Remembrance – Remembering Hiroshi Arisumi

Karleen Chinen Commentary As the eldest of 10 children born to immigrants from Japan, no one would have thought badly of Hiroshi Arisumi if he had decided to remain home on Maui to help his parents rather than volunteer to fight in Europe with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team. But Arisumi wouldn’t do that. In....

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