Hawai’i-Okinawa Student Exchange Program Marks 25th Anniversary

The 25 Okinawan student participants in the 25th Hawai‘i-Okinawa Sister-State Student Exchange marked the milestone anniversary with a visit to the office of Gov. David Ige on March 12. During their two-week visit, the...

The Joy of Sake – July 18 at the Hawaii Convention Center

WHO/WHAT: The Joy of Sake is a non-profit organization whose mission is sake education. Its firm belief is that the best way to learn about sake is through actual tasting experiences. The Joy of...
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8•0•8 By Dennis Fujitake
Dr. Sen enjoys time with friends at the banquet on July 20. From left: Urasenke supporters Kishichiro and Hidemi Amae, Masako Ito, Lynne Waihee, Donna Tanoue, Mayor Kirk Caldwell, Consul General Koichi Ito, Dr. Sen, Jean Ariyoshi, former Gov. John Waihee, Hawai‘i Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Recktenwald and his wife Gailynn and Deputy Consul General of Japan Takayuki Shinozawa.

Community Focus – Dr. Genshitsu Sen. Honors Gannenmono with Memorial Tea Ceremony

Urasenke grand tea master Dr. Genshitsu Sen honored the memory and contributions of the Gannenmono by performing a special kenchashiki tea ceremony at the Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin on July 19. The hour-long ceremony opened with sutra chanting by Bishop Eric Matsumoto of the Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii and the Rev. Toyokazu Hagio, rimban....
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KBFD – Korean Programming

“Queen for Seven Days,” Wednesday and Thursday at 10 p.m.; re-airs on Thursday and Friday at 1 p.m. Chae-Kyung Shin is the daughter of a powerful politician during the Joseon Dynasty. She falls in love with Crown Prince Lee-Yuk, who lives under the tyranny of this half-brother, King San-Gun Yeon. When Lee-Yuk  rises to the....
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Bulletin Board – NVMC: “Internment: Stories from Maui”

WHO/WHAT: The Nisei Veterans Memorial Center presents its exhibit, “Internment: Stories from Maui” featuring stories, photos and history about Maui residents who were detained in camps on Maui and the U.S. mainland. On February 19,...

Time To Review Your Medicare Coverage

MEDICARE 411 By David Sayen
Roy Tsumoto and his wife Joan were showing shoppers Roy’s selection of handcrafted wood products. According to his website, Tsumoto grew up around woodcrafting because his parents owned Monkeypod Center in Kapälama back in the day. Tsumoto started making jewelry boxes and desk accessories in 1983 while working as a teacher. Now that he is retired, he has more time to devote to his woodworking.

In Our Community – August 16 to 18 “Made in Hawaii Festival”

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KIKU – Channel 9

2015 NEW YEAR’S SPECIAL PROGRAMS “The 64th Annual Red and White Song Contest,” Thursday, Jan. 1, from 5-10 p.m. Köhaku Uta Gassen, more commonly known simply as Köhaku, is an annual music show produced by Japanese...

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