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“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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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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NGN3 June Movie Schedule

THURSDAY, JUNE 1 Midnight  – Code Between Brothers 1:30 a.m. – Whirlwind Magistrate 3:10 a.m. – Sword in the Moonlight, Part 1 5:10 a.m. – The Valiant Red Peony 4 6:50 a.m. – No Advice Taken 8:10 a.m. – Good Rascals 9:50 a.m. – Deep River Melody 11:20 a.m. – A Savage Beast Goes Mad 12:40 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.....
Photo from “Ubai Ai Fuyu (Winter, Grasping Love),” airs on Friday at 7:35 p.m.; repeats Saturday at 8:40 a.m.

NGN Programs / continued

Yunagaya Domain in the Tohoku region is small but has a gold mine. Sankin-kotai is a custom that requires the daimyo to visit the shogun in Edo. Masaatsu Naito of Yunagaya Domain receives an order to perform Sankin-kotai within five days; however, the time needed to visit Edo for Masaatsu is eight days. He also....
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8•0•8 By Dennis Fujitake
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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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“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....
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....

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