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2018 Bon Dance Schedule

BIG ISLAND June 9 (Sat.): Obon Festival at Keauhou Shopping Center (Kona Hongwanji), 6 p.m.; food booths available. (78-6831 Ali‘i Dr., 323-2993) June 16 (Sat.): Honomu Henjyoji Mission, 7 p.m.; Hatsubon and Obon service at 5 p.m. (28-1668 Old Mamalahoa Hwy., 963-6308) June 23 (Sat.): Papaikou Hongwanji, 7 p.m., following 6 p.m. service (27-378 Old....
Jodie Chiemi Ching

Spotlight – Jodie Chiemi Ching Joins Hawaii Herald Staff

If you read our May 4 edition, you know by now that one of The Hawai‘i Herald’s pillars for 26 years — Gwen Battad Ishikawa — has moved on to a new career. Although I did not work with Gwen for all 26 years of her tenure here at the Herald, we did work together....
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HTY Presents One Performance of “7 (x1) Samurai”

WHO/WHAT: David Gaines’ original one-person rendition of director Akira Kurosawa’s epic “Seven Samurai.” “7 (x1) Samurai” — pronounced “7 (by one) Samurai” — is a mixture of mime, storytelling and clowning in this recreation of...
“Something Like, Something Like It.”

NGN3 June Movie Schedule

FRIDAY, JUNE 1 Midnight – Fine Man 1:30 a.m. – Code Between Brothers: All-New 3 a.m. – The Sword of Justice 4:40 a.m. – Snake Princess: Oshima and Sentaro 6:10 a.m. – Crimson Peacock, Parts 3 & 4 8 a.m. – The Pirates 9:50 a.m. – The International Gang of Kobe 11:30 a.m. –Dancing in Hawaii 1:10 p.m. – Restoration Fire....
“For me to be where I am today — a Japanese American four-star admiral in command of all U.S. joint military forces across half the earth — well, it’s because of these Nisei trailblazers. They inspired me when I was growing up; they inspired me after I joined the Navy; and they continue to inspire me today.” — Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr. (Photo by Ann Kabasawa)

Aloha, Admiral Harris “A Hero for Our Time”

Hawai‘i’s AJA Community Comes Together to Salute and Thank Retiring Admiral Harry Harris Admiral Harry B. Harris Jr. Published with Permission He was touted as “a hero for our time,” and although the Hawai‘i Nisei veterans and the various Japanese American community organizations that came together to honor Adm. Harry Harris on April 21 are....
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“When You Were Mine,” Saturday at 5 p.m.  Nick and Vanessa are engaged to be married, but tragedy strikes when Nick is in a helicopter crash that causes him to lose his memory. The authorities, unable to find Nick, declare him dead, leaving Vanessa in a deep depression. Nick resurfaces, but with no recollection of....
Columnist Colin Sewake for "My Hawaii"

My Hawaii – Happy “Barkday”, Hana!

MY HAWAII BY Colin Sewake This past February, our family bid our dog Hana a “Happy Fourth Barkday!” With this year being the “Year of the Dog” according to the Chinese calendar, I thought I’d tell you about our family’s experiences with man’s best friend in Okinawa. Since moving to Yomitan, we’ve taken care of....
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Community Focus – Hui O Laulima Accepting 2019 Cultural Grant Applications

Applications are being accepted for Hui O Laulima’s 2019 Cultural Grant program. All prospective grant projects/activities must take place during the 2019 calendar year (January through December). Applications are due by July 31. The criteria for selection include:
“Unnatural,” premieres Tuesday, June 19, at 7:35 p.m.

NGN Programs

“Unnatural,” premieres Tuesday, June 19, at 7:35 p.m. Mikoto Misumi (Satomi Ishihara) is a pathologist at the newly established Unnatural Death Investigation (UDI) Lab in Tokyo, which accepts the dead bodies of people who died of unnatural causes from all across the country. Mikoto can’t stand neglecting unnatural deaths and works on unnatural death cases....

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