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November 16, 2018

Izumo Taishakyo Mission of Hawaii members take a group photo in front of the shrine.

Community Focus – Izumo Taishakyo Holds 112th Anniversary Omatsuri

Izumo Taishakyo Mission of Hawai‘i members, supporters and invited guests gathered at the Shintö shrine in Chinatown on Oct. 7 for the 112th annual Omatsuri Festival. The omatsuri service began with a procession of the priests. Representatives of the various community organizations and guests were invited to offer tamagushi (sacred branches) to the gods to....
Dan found this internet photo of Mongol cavalrymen riding their tiny horses that originated from the Mongolian steppe. It is believed that they evolved into the Yonaguni and Miyako horses now nearing extinction in Okinawa. (Source: https://www.lingualift.com/blog/japanese-horse-breeds/)

Living History – Horses of Great Antiquity

Dan Nakasone Special to The Hawai‘i Herald As a volunteer ranch hand and a horse owner, I was intrigued to read in George Kerr’s book, “Okinawa: The History of an Island People,” that the Ryukyu Kingdom traded trained horses with China from the late 1300s to the early 1600s. Why, I wondered, was a kingdom....
Scene from 'Iryu Sosa 5.'

NGN3 December Movie Schedule (Part 2)

SUNDAY, DEC. 16 1 a.m. - The Kingdom of Jirocho 2 2:30 a.m. -Yakuza Wolf 4 a.m. - Assassination: Right or Wrong 6:30 a.m. - Seven from Edo 8:10 a.m. - The Shogun Assassins 10:40 a.m. - Tales of Young Genji Kuro 2 12:10 p.m. - Nagasaki: Memories of My Mother 2:20 p.m. - Yakuza Ladies Revisited: Love is....
Scene from 'Dele.'

NGN3 December Movie Schedule (Part 1)

SATURDAY, DEC. 1 Midnight - Yakuza Ladies Revisited: Love is Hell 1:50 a.m. - Tragedy of the Coolie  Samurai 3:30 a.m. - The Kingdom of Jirocho 2 5 a.m. - Yakuza Wolf 6:30 a.m. - Assassination: Right or Wrong 9 a.m. - Seven from Edo 10:40 a.m. - The Valiant Red Peony 2 12:20 p.m. - The Scroll's Secret....
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8•0•8 By Dennis Fujitake
Flyer for the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Hawaii Ginoza Sonjin Kai

“Ginoza Son, Geinou Kouryu Kouen (YUI), Vol. 2”

WHO/WHAT: The Hawaii Ginoza Sonjin Kai and Okinawa’s Ginoza Village will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the Hawaii Ginoza Sonjin Kai by presenting “Ginoza Son, Geinou Kouryu Kouen (Yui), Vol. 2.”...
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Real Possibilities – How to Cope with Holiday Stress

REAL POSSIBILITIES BY Barbara Kim Stanton
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Health Information – Natto Boosts Your Brain, Strengthens Your Bones (Part 6)

Natto (fermented soy beans), one of Japan’s best-known health foods, is loaded with compounds that help slow aging of the brain such as vitamins B1, B2 and K2. Vitamin B1, known for its effects...
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