Rev. Paul Osumi

Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Republished with permission Worry “Worry is like a rocking chair - it will give you something to do but won’t get you anywhere.” Not only that - it will wear you out getting...
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KBFD – Korean Programming

“The Legendary Witches,” Sunday at 6:30 p.m./ re-airs Monday at 1 p.m. Soo-In, Bok-Nyeo, Poong-Geum and Mi-O were cellmates at a woman’s prison. The four women have their own stories on why they were there, but through...
Scene from 'Iryu Sosa 5.'

NGN3 December Movie Schedule (Part 2)

SUNDAY, DEC. 16 1 a.m. - The Kingdom of Jirocho 2 2:30 a.m. -Yakuza Wolf 4 a.m. - Assassination: Right or Wrong 6:30 a.m. - Seven from Edo 8:10 a.m. - The Shogun Assassins 10:40 a.m. - Tales of Young Genji Kuro 2 12:10 p.m. - Nagasaki: Memories of My Mother 2:20 p.m. - Yakuza Ladies Revisited: Love is....
Group photo of the Araragis family - Keisuke, Shogo, Reiko, and Teruko Kawachika (Reiko's mother) on Okunoshima waiting for the ferry back to Hiroshima

My Furusato – Creating Family

Writer’s Yonsei Children Instrumental in Building New Bridges of Friendship and Family Patsy Y. Iwasaki Special to The Hawai‘i Herald “Please call me Reiko-mama,” replied Reiko Araragi in response to my daughter Kellie’s question: “What should I call you?” So, throughout her two-night, three-day stay in Hiroshima, Kellie called her homestay mother “Reiko-mama.” And a....
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8*0*8 By Dennis Fujitake
David Newell and Fred Rogers in a scene from “Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood.” (Credit: Lynn Johnson)

Preview “Won’t You Be My Neighbor”

Remembering Mister Rogers’ Timeless Gift to Children Alan Suemori Special to The Hawai‘i Herald “Ignore all the elements that make good television and you have ‘Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,’” a critic once declared. Debuting in 1968 in the middle of the Vietnam War, the groundbreaking children’s show featured rudimentary camerawork and an unabashedly sentimental message —....
The 2017 UJSH Young Achievers with their respective kenjinkai president (from left): UJSH president Sheree Tamura, Honolulu Fukuoka Kenjin Kai “Achiever” Janelle Settsu with president Fusayo “Fussy” Nagai; Hawaii United Okinawa Association Achiever Brandon Ing with president Vince Watabu; and Honolulu Fukushima Kenjin Kai Achiever Karly Kanehiro with president Wallace Watanabe.

Community Focus – United Japanese Society Welcomes “Year of the Dog”

Members and supporters of the United Japanese Society of Hawaii welcomed the “Year of the Dog” with a festive New Year’s celebration on Jan. 6 at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i. Students from the Pacific Buddhist Academy’s taiko group opened the program with a “Call to Celebration.” After observing a moment of silence for....
Setsuko Morinoue’s ceramics are of a practical nature, designed for every day use. (Photos courtesy Fishcake)

Art Review “Big Fish, Little Fish”

A Cozy Little Art Show by Hiroki and Setsuko Morinoue Wayne Muromoto Commentary Special to The Hawai‘i Herald There’s a fine little shop/art gallery in an awful location for parking on Kamani Street, just off of Ward Avenue. It’s called Fishcake, and it’s where you will find Hawai‘i Island artists Hiroki and Setsuko Morinoue’s art....

Remembering Töhoku, Five Years Later

Jon Ishihara Special to The Hawai‘i Herald My wife Laura and I arrived at Narita International Airport on March 9 after a very long, nine-hour flight from Honolulu. We took the train into Tökyö, where we...

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