Maui artist Kirk Kurokawa chats with visitors recently at the Nisei Veterans Memorial Center, where he is painting a mural highlighting the World War II AJA soldiers.

Art + History – Maui Mural Celebrates Nisei Soldier’s Story

Nisei Veterans Memorial Center Telling Their Story Inside and Out Melissa Tanji Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Crisp, colorless images of young American soldiers of Japanese ancestry are coming to life on a concrete canvas on the windswept oceanfront campus of the Nisei Veterans Memorial Center. At the center, situated where the towns of Kahului and Wailuku meet,....
'Natsuzora.'

NGN3 November Movie Schedule (Part I)

FRIDAY, NOV. 1 Midnight – Drunken Sword 1:40 a.m. – The Prickly Mouthed Geisha 3:10 a.m. – The Yagyu Military Art 2 4:30 a.m. – Portrait of Castle Women 6:10 a.m. – Case of Umon: Nanbanzame Murders 7:40 a.m. – Bloodied Spear 9:20 a.m. – Graveyard for Honor 11 a.m. – Samurai Hawks 12:30 p.m. – Okoma....
'Masked Reunion.'

NGN3 November Movie Schedule (Part II)

FRIDAY, NOV. 15 1 a.m. – Clan Revival Part 3 2 a.m. – Bloodied Spear 3:40 a.m. – Shogun's Ninja 5:40 a.m. – Portrait of Castle Women 7:20 a.m. – Okoma the Orphan Gambler 8:50 a.m. – Tora-san's Dream Come True 10:30 a.m. – Skylark Forest Noon – Flower of Winter 2 p.m. – The Black Hooded....
'One Week Friends.'

NGN Programs (Part I)

“Wagamama Kimama Tabikibun,” premieres Thursday, Nov. 7 at 8:35 p.m. In “Wagamama Kimama Tabikibun,” locals show you places that are not on guidebooks. This program brings you the most exciting local travel experiences. Fully subtitled in English. “Itsuka Nemuri ni Tsuku Hi (When One Day I Will Sleep),” premiers Monday, Nov. 18 at 7:35 p.m.....
'When One Day I Will Sleep.'

NGN Programs (Part II)

“Fuyu no Hana (Flower of Winter),” 1978 drama, 2 hours and 2 minutes. Directed by Yasuo Furuhata. Starring Ken Takakura, Kimiko Ikegami, Kunie Tanaka and Mitsuko Baisho. Kano, a yakuza convicted of murder, looks after the daughter of his victim from a distance. “Gorotsuki Mushuku (Patience Has an End),” 1971 drama, 1 hour and 50....
'Stepmother Blues.'

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“Heyacho,“ Thursday, Nov. 21 at 8 p.m.; repeats on Friday, Nov. 22 at 1 p.m. Detective Kobuhiko Kamamoto is a detective with the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department, armed with keen interviewing skills and the ability to read peoples' personalities. But, his personal life is in shambles and he must find a way to juggle problems....
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KBFD – Korean Programming

“My Only One,” Wednesday and Thursday at 10 p.m.; re-airs on Thursday and Friday at 1 p.m. Do-Ran Kim has a bright and positive personality, even though she is in a financially difficult situation. She studies for an exam to become a public officer. One day, her biological father, Soo-Il Kang, appears in front of....
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Health Information – Bananas: Low calorie, long-lasting energy, The Perfect Diet Food (Part 3)

Bananas are inexpensive, and can be purchased at any supermarket or fruit shop. It is truly a convenient food. If just two bananas a day can help prevent cancer, what are you waiting for? The...
Taiko drummer, Hisakatsu Yokoyama, and fellow evacuees of Futaba, Fukushima fight to keep their beloved “Futaba Bon-Uta” alive after their furusato, or hometown, is wiped out by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami that hit the Töhoku region in Japan. (Photos courtesy 2018 Telecom Staff, Inc.)

Film Review – “Bon-Uta, a Song from Home”

A Heartwarming Documentary About Hawai‘i and Fukushima Jodie Chiemi Ching Like most of us who grew up in Hawai‘i, my fondest memories are from “small-kid-time.” On Hayden Street in Kapahulu, I met my first best friend — Leimana, learned to swim and fish for ‘oama at Waikiki Beach and heard about Hawaiian Night Marchers that....

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