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November 6, 2015

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Generation Gap

Generation Gap by Jon J. Murakami
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Through Nov. 22: “Shichigosan Children’s Festival.” Hawaii Kotohira Jinsha – Hawaii Daizafu Tenmangu celebrates Shichigosan, a custom that originated in the Heian Period (794-1185) among court nobles who celebrated the passage of their children...
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Culture 4 Kids!

Culture 4 Kids! By Carolyn Kubota Morinishi and Marian Kurosaki Kubota.

Keiro Facilities To Be Sold For $41 Million

According to materials received from the California Department of Justice, the four Keiro facilities will be sold to Pacifica Companies LLC for $41 million. This week, Keiro and Pacifica formally accepted the conditions set...

Mysteries of Mo‘ili‘ili with Lopaka Kapanui

WHO/WHAT: Hawai‘i, and O‘ahu especially, is a fusion of multiple cultures with customs rooted in the values and traditions of their native lands combined with that of the Native Hawaiian people. The cultural mix...

Keiro Addresses Community At Open Meeting

Mia Nakaji Monnier and Nao Nakanishi Each July during Obon, Japanese Americans gather in the Nishi Hongwanji Temple gym to buy udon. Under the basketball hoops, they slurp noodles out of Styrofoam bowls before wandering back...

Medicare Open Enrollment Season Is Here

Medicare 411 by David Sayen

United Japanese Society Wishes New Octogenarians A Special 80th Birthday

The United Japanese Society of Hawaii held a grand birthday party for 31 O‘ahu Nikkei who are turning 80 years old this year. The birthday party — UJSH’s 41st annual Nenchosha Ian Engei Taikai...

Shushin

Kodomo ni wa Oya ga nozomu youna Sainou nakutemo Oya ga wakaranai youna Sainou ga aru mono desu What makes a child? To have no talents the parents hope for, but gifts the parents can never understand. – Bishop Ryokan Ara Tendai...

Musical About Internment Opens In New York

NEW YORK — A musical inspired by veteran actor George Takei’s childhood experiences in a World War II internment camp will open on Broadway on Nov. 8 in New York. Takei, known for his role...

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