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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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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....
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Historical Fiction – “Picture Bride”, A Family Saga

HISTORICAL FICTION By Michael G. Malaghan Chapter 98 As Bishop Imamura drove the Takayama family up Bishop Street toward the Fort Street Hongwanji, they did not notice a thin, bat-eared man strutting up a set of fire stairs on the side of the two-story granite Bishop National Bank building. The Rev. Takie Okumura was the....
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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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Generation Gap

GENERATION GAP by Jon J. Murakami
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8•0•8

8•0•8 By Dennis Fujitake
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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.....
Bernard Akamine with his wife Jeanette (left), daughter Drusilla Tanaka and son-in-law Stanley Tanaka in September 2011 at the last memorial service he attended honoring AJA veterans. He died the following April. (Photo by Wayne Iha)

Lead Story – The Silent Teachers

Kevin Kawamoto Special to The Hawai‘i Herald When World War II veteran Bernard S. Akamine died of pancreatic cancer on April 2, 2012, at the age of 89, there was no question what he wanted to happen to his body. For years prior to his death, Akamine, a 100th Infantry Battalion, Company B veteran, had....

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