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Dear Frances – Journeying Along a Steep Cliff

DEAR FRANCES By Frances H. Kakugawa Omoiyari . . . Think of others first and good karma will return to you. — Frances H. Kakugawa With each new year comes another birthday that moves us closer to the setting sun. I recently read a novel that defies all of our concerns about aging and dying.....
Rev. Paul Osumi

Only One Problem

In these days of pressure and tension, we are driven almost to distraction by our work. How many times have you thought as you went to bed, “How can I ever meet all the...
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Your Social Security – Retiring Overseas? What You Need To Know

YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY By Jane Yamamoto-Burigsay
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Your Social Security – Preparing for Your Disability Interview

YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY By Jane Yamamoto-Burigsay

Haruo Kameoka D.D.S.

Gwen Battad Vol. 17, No. 4, Feb. 16, 1996 From the outside, Room 9 of the Wahiawa Medical Center looked like any other doctor’s office. But inside was much different. It was small by comparison to...
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NGN3 June Movie Schedule (Part II)

FRIDAY, JUNE 16 12:50 a.m. – The Valiant Red Peony 4 2:30 a.m. – Deep River Melody 4 a.m. – With Songs in Our Hearts 5:40 a.m. – Cross the Rubicon! 7:20 a.m. – HIBI Rock: Puke Afro and the Pop Star 9:20 a.m. – Mysteries of Edo 2 10:50 a.m. – Terror of Yakuza 12:30 p.m.....
A gathering of friends at the Hotel Sun Palace Kyuyoukan: (from left) Regina Yoshimori and Tom Yamamoto from Hawai‘i, columnist Colin Sewake and Yoshikazu Matsubara from Tomari Senior High School in Naha.

My Hawaii – Spam Musubi Worth Lining Up For?

MY HAWAII BY Colin Sewake “Okinawa is such a beautiful place, not just the ocean and scenery and culture, but the people. I’ve been treated well and taken care of by many people here in what has become ‘My Hawai‘i.’” — Colin Sewake SPAM MUSUBI-PLUS Location: Domestic Terminal, Naha International Airport; July 2018 What’s known....


“My Destiny,” Sunday at 5 p.m. Lucas Matthew is told by a fortune teller that he will meet his true love at the age of 21. Meanwhile, a young girl named Grace is told the same thing by another fortune teller. Neither Lucas Matthew nor Grace takes the predictions seriously until years later when they....


Shushin by Bishop Ryokan Ara, Tendai Mission of Hawaii
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HIFF – Documentaries

“A NEW MOON OVER TOHOKU (TOHOKU NO SHINGETSU)” | U.S. Premiere | Canada | English, Japanese w/English subtitles | 98 min. Written and directed by Linda Ohama. A moving story of love, survival and old Japanese...

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