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November 17, 2017

Allison Yanagi-Sensei (right) plays sanshin while her student Yukiko Pierce practices kücho during a recent lesson. (Photos courtesy Allison Yanagi)

Culture – “Aloha Den-On” To Debut New Ryukyuan Music School

Nomura Ryü Dentö Ongaku Kyökai Okinawa to Join Hawai‘i Concert Jodie Chiemi Ching Special to the Hawai‘i Herald More than 20 years ago, Bokuzen Kaneshiro presented his precious sanshin to his yonsei granddaughter, Allison Ya- nagi. It marked the beginning of her lifelong commitment to Okinawan performing arts. Today, Allison Yanagi — now Allison Yanagi-Sensei....
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Dialogue – Mahalo Kauai!

DIALOGUE BY Karleen Chinen Putting together a focused issue like this fourth annual Kaua‘i edition usually leaves me with a valuable takeaway. Maybe it’s because I spend so much time with the stories. In that process, they “speak to me” and leave me realizing something I hadn’t prior to getting to know them on my....
A proud Azuma Kikusue-Sensei (in the purple kimono) with her students following a dance performance. From left: Jan Hashizume, Melissa Morinishi, Erin Takekuma, Madison Doo, Hannah Kostka, Azuma Kikusue-Sensei, Skye Schumacher, Wayne Doliente, Mary Margaret Smith, Tracy Bauman and Mabel Antonio.

Culture – Keeping Japanese Dance Alive on Kauai!

A Rewarding Experience for Both Students and Teacher Carolyn Morinishi Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Wayne Doliente is proud to be 100 percent Filipino, but when he dons a sandogasa (yakuza hat) and döchü kappa (traveling cape), he dances with heart of a pure Japanese. Wayne has been studying Nihon buyö — classical Japanese dance....
Drawing featuring Dennis Fujitake as a comic

8•0•8

8•0•8 By Dennis Fujitake
Photo from "Yoko the Cherry Blossom"

NGN3 December Movie Schedule

FRIDAY, DEC. 1 Midnight – Shingo’s Original Challenge 1:50 a.m. – Moment of Demon 3:50 a.m. – The Shadow War of the Yakuza 5:30 a.m. – The Envoy 7 a.m. – Bloodied Spear 8:40 a.m. – Lifetime Insecurity 10:30 a.m. – Hibari’s Favorite 11:50 a.m. – Prison Boss 1:20 p.m. – 1,750 Days of Turbulence 3:20 p.m.....
Photo from "Yoko the Cherry Blossom"

NGN3 December Movie Schedule (part II)

SUNDAY, DEC. 17 12:30 a.m. – Gentle Breeze 2:10 a.m. – The Black Hooded Man 2 3:40 a.m. – Fate Deals the Card of Death 5:30 a.m. – Falcon Magistrate 7:10 a.m. – Bloodied Spear 8:50 a.m. – KAKEKOMI 11:20 a.m. – Cape of the Vampire Bats 12:50 p.m. – Bloodied Flower 2:40 p.m. – Travels of Hibari....
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Generation Gap

GENERATION GAP by Jon J. Murakami
“Demo Kekkon Shitai! (But, I Want to Get Married!),” airs on Monday, Dec. 25 and Wednesday, Dec. 27, at 7:35 p.m.

NGN Programs continued …

“Gekido no 1750-nichi (1,750 Days of Turbulence),” 1990, 1 hour and 55 minutes. Directed by Sadao Nakajima. Starring Kiichi Nakai, and Masaya Kato. The depiction of a 1,750-day long gang war. “Gokuchu no Kaoyaku (Prison Boss),” 1968 action film, 1 hour and 30 minutes. Directed by Yasuo Huruhata. Starring Ken Takakura and Junko Fuji. Rival....

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