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Culture 4 Kids!

By Carolyn Kubota Morinishi and Marian Kurosaki Kubota  

Herald Salutes

The state Senate confirmed Gov. David Ige’s appointments of Shirley M. Kawamura to the First Circuit Court on O‘ahu and Melvin H. Fujino to the Third Circuit Court on Hawai‘i Island. Each will serve...

Higashi Honganji Shinshu Center Of America Presents Lecture

“People Are Persons: Buddhism, LGBTQ and You” is the topic of a lecture being given by The Rev. Patti Nakai of the Buddhist Temple of Chicago. The public lecture will be held at Higashi...
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NGN – JUNE 2014 HIGHLIGHTS

“Mystery Hour - Na mo Naki Doku (Nameless Poison),” premieres on Tuesday, June 3, at 7:35 p.m. Saburo Sugimura is employed in the public relations department of huge conglomerate, Imada Corporation. He receives an odd request...
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Bamboo Ridge: Issue #108 “Making Connections” Meet The Editors

WHO/WHAT: A meet-and-greet with the guest editors of “Bamboo Ridge #108.” The four editors — Ann Inoshita, Juliet S. Kono, Christy Passion and Jean Yamasaki Toyama — previously collaborated on a collection of renshi,...

Second Annual Aki Matsuri: Celebrating Children And Culture

WHO/WHAT: The Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i presents this fall festival that honors Hawai‘i’s children and the traditions brought to Hawai‘i by Japanese immigrants. It commemorates the Japanese traditions of Bunka no Hi or “Culture Day”...
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Sake Monogatari – “A Fresh Version For Brewers”

Chris Pearce Hawai‘i Herald Columist Imagine yourself a brewmaster at a sake brewery in central Japan. Tottori Prefecture, let’s say, or perhaps Gunma. You’re checking the condition of the fermentation in the tanks when you suddenly...
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“Picture Bride” – A Family Saga

By Michael G. Malaghan, Special to The Hawai‘i Herald

Shushin

Rakuna michi wo kurushimi nagara Aruiteiru hito wa chikakute mo Tootatsu dekinai kurushii michi mo Tanoshimi nagara aruiteiru hito wa Tookutemo tootasu dekiru He who maintains a positive attitude will reach his destination notwithstanding great difficulty, whereas he who complains and feels sorry...

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