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Filipino American Veterans to Receive CGM

REAL POSSIBILITIES BY Barbara Kim Stanton
Comic Shushin, Oct. 20 2017 Issue

Shushin

Bishop Ryokan Ara Tendai Mission of Hawaii Yoku wakatteiru hito wa Muzukashii koto wo Yasashiku hanasu A knowledgeable person can explain difficult things simply.
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NGN Programs

“Kagemusha Tokugawa Ieyasu,” premieres Thursday Nov. 2, at 7:35 p.m. In 1600, at the time the Battle of Sekigahara was launched, the assassination of Tokugawa Ieyasu is ordered. If Ieyasu’s death were known to the enemy troops right now, the situation would not be in the favor of the Eastern Army. Having made this judgment,....
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NGN3 November Movie Schedule

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 1 Midnight – Two Young Lions 1:30 a.m. – Succession 3:30 a.m. – G-Men in the Pacific 5 a.m. – One-Eyed Ninja 6:30 a.m. – Young Spears 8 a.m. – Okoma the Orphan Gambler 9:40 a.m. – Monument of Star Lillies 11:50 a.m. – The Third Contest 1:20 p.m. – Samurai Hawks 2:50 p.m.....
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NGN Program cont’d

“Himeyuri no Tou (Monument of Star Lilies),” 1953 drama, 2 hours and 8 minutes. Directed by Tadashi Imai. Starring Keiko Tsushima and Kyoko Kagawa. This film follows the lives of high school girls sent to the battlefield to serve as military nurses during WWII. With great courage and resolve, the girls work tirelessly to help....
The 1968 first intern graduating class of “The Postgraduate Medical Training Program of the University of Hawai‘i at Okinawa Central Hospital.” (Photo courtesy UH JABSOM and Chubu Hospital)

UH-CHUBU Hospital 50th Anniversary Celebration

WHO/WHAT: In 1967, the University of Hawai‘i and Chubu Hospital in Okinawa entered into a partnership at the request of the U.S. Army and the U.S. State Department. UH students were recruited to take...
Sisters Keiko (right) and Yasuko get ready to devour their soba. (Photos by Colin Sewake)

My Hawaii – Connecting Through Food

TAKAYESU SOBA LOCATION: Urasoe, January 2017 Keiko’s older sister Yasuko is married to a rice farmer and they live in Hokkaidö, the northernmost prefecture of Japan. She flies home to Okinawa, the southernmost prefecture of Japan, every January to visit the family. During Yasuko’s visit earlier this year, we picked her up from Naha Airport....
Photo of filmmaker Steven Okazaki

Legacy of the Sansei – Living on Sansei Time

Steven Okazaki Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Growing up Sansei wasn’t easy. One summer in 1962, when I was 10, I accompanied my Uncle Yuke and cousin Gary to the neighborhood Japanese American barbershop. I watched with amusement as the barber, Mr. Baba, sheared off my cousin’s hair down to a half-inch, except for an....

NGN3 November Movie Schedule (Part II)

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 15 1 a.m. – Okoma the Orphan Gambler 2:40 a.m. –Monument of Star Lillies 4:50 a.m. – The Third Contest 6:20 a.m. – Samurai Hawks 7:50 a.m. – Gale of Tokaido 9:20 a.m. – Contemporary Tales of Chivalry 10:50 a.m. – Ghost Ship, Part 2 12:20 p.m. – Wind, Woman, and Road 2 p.m. –....

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