Photo from “Daibinbo (Broke Mom),” premieres on Wednesday, June 28 at 7:35 p.m.

NGN Programs

“Hiyokko,” premieres Saturday, June 2 at 7:15 p.m. The 96th NHK morning drama serial is about Mineko, a girl born in Ibaraki Prefecture, who comes up to Tokyo for the mass employment during the high economic growth period. The story portrays her eventful life and growth as a person. Mineko was born in 1964, the....
Photo of outgoing president Tom Yamamoto (right) presents the president’s gavel to his successor, Vince Watabu.

Community – HUOA Installs 2017 Officers

Earlier this year, the Hawai‘i United Okinawa Association installed its 2017 officers and advisors and honored its Uchinanchu of the Year (see Hawai‘i Herald, April 7, 2017). Tom Yamamoto, 2016 president, passed the gavel to his successor, Vince Watabu, at a gathering attended by more than 800 on Jan. 21 at the Hawaii Okinawa Center.....
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Kahilu Quintet: A Kenny Endo Contemporary Ensemble

WHO/WHAT: The Kahilu Quintet will make its Honolulu debut in this one-night-only concert. The ensemble was formed in celebration of Kenny Endo’s 40th anniversary tour (2015-16). It consists of Kenny Endo (taiko set, odaiko);...
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“My Destiny,” Sunday at 5 p.m. Lucas Matthew is told by a fortune teller that he will meet his true love at the age of 21. Meanwhile, a young girl named Grace is told the same thing by another fortune teller. Neither Lucas Matthew nor Grace takes the predictions seriously until years later when they....
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8•0•8

8•0•8 By Dennis Fujitake
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Generation Gap

GENERATION GAP by Jon J. Murakami
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KBFD – Korean Programming

“Bubbly Lovely,” Monday-Friday at 9:20 p.m.; re-airs Monday-Friday at 12:20 p.m. After a heart transplant, Eun Bang Wool starts to display the characteristics and habits of her donor. She also falls in love with the man who her donor loved and gets entangled in many family and company secrets. Starring Ji Hye Wang, Eun Tak....
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NGN3 June Movie Schedule (Part II)

FRIDAY, JUNE 16 12:50 a.m. – The Valiant Red Peony 4 2:30 a.m. – Deep River Melody 4 a.m. – With Songs in Our Hearts 5:40 a.m. – Cross the Rubicon! 7:20 a.m. – HIBI Rock: Puke Afro and the Pop Star 9:20 a.m. – Mysteries of Edo 2 10:50 a.m. – Terror of Yakuza 12:30 p.m.....
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Estate Planning Insights – Finding the Best Nursing Home in Hawaii For Yourself

ESTATE PLANNING INSIGHTS By Ethan R. Okura In last month’s column, I discussed the different types of nursing homes and long-term care facilities available in Hawai‘i. We covered ARCH, adult foster homes and nursing homes. Although we did not discuss them, there are also assisted living facilities, which are an important component of elder care.....

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