Recently retired broadcast journalist and Afghanistan war veteran Wayne Yoshioka addresses the Memorial Day audience at the East Hawaii Veterans Cemetery in Hilo. (Courtesy Hawaii Tribune-Herald)

Lead Story – “Torpedo Gang” Remembered on Memorial Day

Hilo Remembers the 17 Who Died and the Nine Survivors of the 1942 Torpedo Attack Wayne Yoshioka Published with Permission Editor’s note: Big Island native and recently retired Hawai‘i Public Radio reporter Wayne Yoshioka was invited to deliver the Veterans of Foreign Wars’ Post 3830 Memorial Day address at the East Hawai‘i Veterans Cemetery in....
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Spotlight – Storytelling Highlights Nisei Veterans Summer Special

Storytellers Nyla Fujii-Babb and Dann Seki to Present Their Story, “Okäsan” Jodie Chiemi Ching On Saturday, July 27, the Military Intelligence Service Veterans Club will hold a “Nisei Veterans Summer Special” event at the 100th Infantry Battalion Veterans clubhouse (520 Kamoku St., across from ‘Iolani School) from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is....
Sachie Saigusa-Sensei presents Stephanie Pauling with a Beginner’s Certificate of Achievement. (Photo by Jodie Ching)

Community Focus – Sumie Society Celebrates 17th Annual Exhibition

Saigusa-Sensei presented sumie student Stephanie Pauling with her Beginner Certificate of Achievement. Pauling, a student at Makua Alii, has been learning sumie drawing for five years. “For the first two months I painted bamboo leaves, hundreds of them,” Pauling said. She said she learned over the years that, “It is the kimochi (feeling) we must....
Members of the Oahu AJA League championship team, Waipahu, gather for a group photo (from left): Landen Taga, Chevas Numata, Zach Kometani, Nelson Inabata, Moku Paiva, Blane Muraoka, Hunter Hirayama, Revan Wong, Ricky Tahara, Kaipo Paiva, David Torigoe and Shaun Kiriu with his son Cooper.

Community Focus – Oahu AJA Baseball League Holds Awards Banquet

“Remembrance, Honor & Celebration” was the theme of the Oahu AJA Baseball League’s annual awards banquet on April 26 at Natsunoya Tea House. The event also celebrated the league’s victory in the 84th Annual Hawaii State AJA Baseball Championship Tournament, which was played at the Francis Wong Stadium in Hilo on April 6 to 7.....
Members of the Kuakini Auxiliary and Kuakini’s healthcare team in front of the Kuakini columbarium following the May 28 memorial service. At the far right is the Rev. Takamasa Yamamura. Kuakini Health System president and CEO Gary Kajiwara stands in the front row, third from the left. (Photo courtesy of Kuakini Health Systems)

Community Focus – Kuakini Honors Issei in Annual Memorial Service

Members of the Kuakini Auxiliary and Kuakini Health System’s administration team honored former Issei residents of Kuakini Home at a memorial ceremony on May 28. The service was held at the Kuakini Columbarium at the Honolulu Memorial Park in Nu‘uanu in conjunction with the obon season. Most of the 141 Issei interred in the columbarium....
Hawaii Eisa Shinyu Kai taiko drummers in full swing.

Community – Bon Dance Season Kicks Off in Waipahu

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NGN3 July Movie Schedule (Part I)

MONDAY, JULY 1 Midnight – A Savage Beast Goes Mad 1:20 a.m. – Sword in the Moonlight Part 1 3:20 a.m. – Cruel Tale of Bushido 5:30 a.m. – Seven Knights Part 3 6:30 a.m. – Jail Breakers 8:10 a.m. –...
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NGN3 July Movie Schedule (Part II)

9:30 p.m. – Jail Breakers 11:10 p.m. – Goblin in Stirrups TUESDAY, JULY 16 12:40 a.m. – A Scarred Life 2:20 a.m. – Road of Chivalry 4 a.m. – Code Between Brothers 5:30 a.m. – A Young Warrior in Mt. Fuji 7:10...
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“Fukuoka Renai Hakusho 14 (Love Story from Fukuoka 14),” Wednesday, July 3 at 7:35 p.m. Miki lives in a small town in Fukuoka. After being betrayed by her friends, she no longer trusts people. The only thing that gave meaning in her life was music. Singing with her guitar, she shares videos on her social....

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