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Real Possibilities – How to Cope with Holiday Stress

REAL POSSIBILITIES BY Barbara Kim Stanton
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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....
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Generation Gap

GENERATION GAP by Jon J. Murakami
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Plantation Life from the Women’s Perspective

WHO/WHAT: Friends of the Library Kahuku and the Friends of the Library of Hawai‘i celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Kahuku Public School and Library, with a historical talk story about the Kahuku Sugar...
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“Hou On Sha Toku” – Grant Murata-Sensei’s Solo Recital

WHO/WHAT: Ryukyu Koten Afuso Ryu Ongaku Kenkyu Choichi Kai USA presents “Hou On Sha Toku,” Hawai‘i’s first uta-sanshin solo recital. Enjoy Ryukyu koten (classical) and minyo (folk) music by Murata-Sensei and friends. Special guest performers...
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KBFD – Korean Programming

“Queen for Seven Days,” Wednesday and Thursday at 10 p.m.; re-airs on Thursday and Friday at 1 p.m. Chae-Kyung Shin is the daughter of a powerful politician during the Joseon Dynasty. She falls in love with Crown Prince Lee-Yuk, who lives under the tyranny of this half-brother, King San-Gun Yeon. When Lee-Yuk  rises to the....
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....
The 2018 Puaka‘ana o ka lä (Rise Up!) awards recipients were: (seated, from left) comedian Frank DeLima; the Rev. Dr. Teruo Kawata and Dr. Amy Agbayani. Standing behind them are (from left): Sr. Joan Chatfield, Janet Fujioka, the Rev. Dr. Wally Fukunaga and Dr. Jeffrey Acido. (Photo by Kevin Kawamoto)

Health and Wellness – Journeys to Wellness VII

Kevin Y. Kawamoto Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Resilience — the ability to bounce back from significant adversity and lead a meaningful, purpose-driven life — was the underlying theme of Dr. Randal Wada’s keynote speech at the seventh annual “Journeys to Wellness” gathering on Oct. 13 at the Community Church of Honolulu. Readers may remember....
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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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NGN Programs

“Fukuoka Ren’ai Monogatari (Love Stories from Fukuoka),” 2017-2018 drama, 1 hour and 41 minutes. Starring Nanami Sakuraba, Renn Kiriyama, Yosuke Sugino and Nao. “Love Stories from Fukuoka” is based on real-life stories submitted by viewers about their personal experiences with love, loss and longing. The stories are based in Fukuoka, the capital city of the....

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