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NGN — Digital Channel 677 (For updated information, call 538-1966) PROGRAMS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE NGN FREEVIEW SPECIALS FOR 2017 from Dec. 30 to Jan. 3 “Grand Maison,” airs on Friday, Dec. 30 at 7:35 p.m....
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Masaatsu Naito of Yunagaya Domain receives an order to perform Sankin-kotai within five days; however, the time needed to visit Edo for Masaatsu is eight days. He also learns he received the order because...
The 65th Cherry Blossom Festival court modeled various obi tying techniques done by students of the University Laboratory School kimono program, under the direction of Jean Sakihara-Sensei.

Community Focus – Japanese Women’s Society Foundation Installs 2017-18 Officers

Members of the Japanese Women’s Society Foundation and their guests gathered at Waialae Country Club on July 23 for the organization’s annual general membership meeting and installation luncheon. Outgoing president Irene Nakamoto thanked the 2016-17 officers and chairpersons for their service during the past year. She also highlighted the organization’s events over the last 12....

An Ode To The Vino And Hiroshi ’Ohana

Ryan Tatsumoto Hawai‘i Herald Columnist Editor’s note: The “foodie” movement is alive and thriving in Hawai‘i, with new restaurants and food trucks opening their doors almost weekly and open markets popping up in our neighborhoods, giving...
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Estate Planning Insights – Fraudulent Student Loans and Identity Theft

Ethan R. Okura Hawai‘i Herald Columnist Sometimes you can do everything right, but still have everything go horribly wrong. Sometimes you do nothing at all and still have everything go very wrong. In the United States, you are innocent until proven guilty, except when it comes to fraudulent student loans that are taken out in....
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Spotlight – Tamura Family Honored for “Long-Term Success”

Ida Yoshinaga With now four generations establishing, staffing and operating Tamura Supermarket in Wai‘anae, the current leadership of the Tamura family empire, headed by 28-year-old president and corporate treasurer Jill Tamura-McCleary alongside her 85-year-old grandfather, CEO Clifford Tamura, not only co-manage the beloved west-side business, but they have recently earned an Editor’s Choice Award for....

NGN3 February Movie Schedule (part I)

SATURDAY, FEB. 1 Midnight – A Yakuza Goes Home 1:40 a.m. – Tange Sazen and the Princess 3:10 a.m. – The Okinawa War of Ten Years 5 a.m. – The Eye of the Chinese Festival 6:30 a.m. – Case of a Young Lord 9 8:10 a.m. – Sister with Sister 9:40 a.m. – Lifetime Insecurity 11:30 a.m. –....
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Ushu Tamashiro (1902-1986)

When Barbara Kawakami and Dr. Alice Yun Chai set out to document the lives of the picture brides, they knew they were battling time. Most of the women were in their 80s. For some,...
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Dear Frances – Giggle Medicine

DEAR FRANCES By Frances H. Kakugawa

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