Gregg Takayama

It was a smooth transition from covering politics to becoming a politician for freshman State Representative Gregg Takayama. “Listening and communicating to people is what journalism is all about, and it’s essential for elected officials,”...

Mark Jun Hashem

Aloha! My name is Mark Jun Hashem. I have served as the State Representative for House District 18, Kähala to Hawai’i Kai, for the past four years. I was raised in Hawai’i and attended public schools...
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Generation Gap

By Jon J. Murakami

David Ige

Democratic State Senator David Ige has earned a reputation as a fiscally responsible legislator with strong business experience. Appointed in 1985 by then-Governor George Ariyoshi to fill a vacancy in the House of Representatives,...

NGN — Digital Channel 677

“Smuggler,” airs Tuesday, Nov. 4, at 7:35 p.m. Ryosuke is a failed actor who falls into debt to the mob and must now work for them. His job is to smuggle or dispose of bodies....
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Taiko Center of the Pacific’s Fall Session II 2014

WHO/WHAT: Celebrating its 20th anniversary, Taiko Center of the Pacific (TCP), a school of traditional and contemporary Japanese drumming, is offering a new session of classes for youth and adults of all ages and...

NGN3 November Movie Schedule

SATURDAY, NOV. 1 Midnight – Lullaby for a Tough Guy 1:40 a.m. – Golden Peacock, Parts 1 & 2 3:30 a.m. – Turbulent Highways 5:10 a.m. – Music Box 7 a.m. – The Viper and General 8:40 a.m. – Daimonji Conspiracy 10:20...

Buddhist Women’s Association Hosted Summer Exchange Participant From Japan

The Buddhist Women’s Association in Hawaii recently hosted Fukumi Tajima from the Miyazaki-kyoku Miyakonojo-so Zenchoji in Miyazaki, Japan, as part of an annual exchange program conducted by the World Federation of Buddhist Women’s Association.

Carol Fukunaga

This year’s election is a time to reflect on and to honor the sacrifices that our parents and families made during World War II to defend democracy — and to ensure that the lessons...

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