Review – A Powerful “Allegiance”

Jodie Chiemi Ching Commentary Because I am a writer for The Hawai‘i Herald and an Okinawan performing artist, people might think that I’m the type of mother who forces my two sons, 14-year-old Gavin and 12-year-old Cameron, to attend or participate in Japanese and Okinawan cultural activities. Actually, I rarely do. I try to encourage....
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“Retake - Toki o Kakeru Omoi.”

NGN3 May Movie Schedule (part I)

WEDNESDAY, MAY 1 Midnight – The Glorious Tokaido 1:40 a.m. – Shakotan Boogie-woogie 3:10 a.m. – Flower, Storm, and Gangsters 4:40 a.m. – Hibari is Fashion Crazy 6:10 a.m. – Dead Angle 8:50 a.m. – Paper Crane Palanquin 10:20 a.m. – The Yagyu Military Art: One-Eyed Swordsman 11:50 a.m. – Cross the Rubicon! 1:30 p.m.....
“RANMARU Kami no Shita o Motsu Otoko.”

NGN3 May Movie Schedule (part II)

FRIDAY, MAY 17 1:40 a.m. – Ruffiances without Tomorrow 3:20 a.m. – The Abandoned Swords 5 a.m. – Deep River Melody 6:30 a.m. – Case of a Young Lord 6 8 a.m. – Top Secret: Murder in Mind 10:30 a.m. – Hibari is Fashion Crazy 12 p.m. – Three Yakuza 2 p.m. – Golden Peacock....
“Tadaima Osu Shotengai.”

NGN Programs

“Colorful 4K Hokkaido Kuchu Sanpo,” Thursday, May 2 at 7:35 p.m. A drone equipped with 4K camera shows you beautiful Hokkaido over four seasons. You will be enchanted with sceneries of Hokkaido! Fully subtitled in English. “Matsuko no Shiranai Sekai* (World Unknown to Matsuko),” premiers Sunday, May 5 at 7:20 p.m. A talk show in....
“The Specialist.”

KIKU

“Ossan‘s Love,” Sunday,  May 5 at 8 p.m. Soichi Haruta is a single 33-year-old employed at a real estate office. He desires to get married, but isn't popular with women. He lives comfortably with his mother until one day she leaves their house and tells him to become independent. Living alone becomes a struggle. He....
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KBFD – Korean Programming

“The Fiery Priest,” Sunday, at 6:45 p.m.; re-airs on Monday at 1 p.m. Hae-Il Kim is a Catholic priest. He makes spiteful remarks and he can be rude to others. Dae-Young Koo is a detective. He talks a lot and he is also timid. Kyung-Sun Park is a prosecutor. She is smart and beautiful. She....
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Health Information – A Sticky Slimy Way to Turn Back the Clock on the...

OKRA SLIME BUILDS STAMINA (Part 3) Okra first appeared in Japan in the early Meiji Era, circa the late 18th century. Only recently, however, has it found its way into the mainstream Japanese diet. The slimy...
The current and future emperors of Japan — Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko (seated) with Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Masako. (Courtesy Hawaii Hochi)

Japan’s Imperial Couple – Akihito and Michiko Forged a New Era

Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko Have Redefined the Imperial Family Kevin Y. Kawamoto Special to The Hawai‘i Herald After the last of their three visits in the 1960s, Akihito and Michiko did not visit Hawai‘i again for 27 years. When they did return again, much had changed in their lives. By 1994, they had raised....

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