Ryukyu Sokyoku Koyo Kai Hawaii Shibu Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Members of the Ryukyu Sokyoku Koyo Kai Hawaii Shibu (chapter) celebrated the 40th anniversary of its founding with a concert of all eight schools/member-clubs on April 10 at the Hawaii Okinawa Center. The Hawaii Shibu’s...
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Historical Fiction – “Picture Bride”, A Family Saga

HISTORICAL FICTION By Michael G. Malaghan Chapter 101 While waiting for her sons to cross the street, Haru noticed another Model T Ford — not as fancy as Makino’s, but brand-new. Could this possibly be theirs? She and Kenji had planned on shipping their car along with their household goods, until they learned that the....
Teishu (tea ceremony host) Kae Pusic-Sanada prepared tea for guests (from left): Consul General Koichi Ito, Mrs. Misako Ito, Dr. Satoru Izutsu, Dr. Robert Huey and Akemi Kurokawa at the Chado Urasenke Tankokai Association’s Hatsudate Shiki.

Community Focus – Chado Urasenke Tankokai Hawaii Association Welcomes 2018 With Hatsudate Shiki

Members and guests of the Chado Urasenke Tankokai Hawaii Association, led by president George R. Ariyoshi, ushered in the Year of the Dog on Jan. 21 with the Hatsudate Shiki, or first tea of the year, at the Seiköan Tea House at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i. In attendance for the first tea were....
Rev. Paul Osumi

Today’s Thought

By Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission FRUSTRATION Everywhere we meet men and women who are frustrated. To overcome the feeling of frustration we must accept facts about ourselves. One woman admitted, "The happiest day of...
Rev. Paul Osumi

Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission A Long Headache Masefield is credited with this line: “Life’s a long headache in a noisy street.” We often get caught up in the incidentals of daily existence and...

23rd Annual New Year’s ‘Ohana Festival

WHO/WHAT: The Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i presents its annual ‘Ohana Festival to celebrate Hawai‘i’s cultural diversity and to ring in the New Year 2016 – the Year of the Monkey. WHEN/WHERE: Sunday, Jan. 10,...
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Community – Hui Makaala Fashion Show Attracts Sell-Out Audience

Karleen Chinen Hui Makaala’s 50th anniversary Scholarship Luncheon and Fashion Show attracted a sold-out audience of 700 people who filled the Coral Ballroom of the Hilton Hawaiian Village on July 21. In celebration of the milestone anniversary event, which was co-chaired by Karen Shishido and Jane Tamanaha Lee, Hui Makaala arranged for YOKANG designer Kanna....
Photo of “Yonaoshi Junan! Ninjoken,” premieres Thursday, Aug. 3, at 7:35 p.m

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“Yonaoshi Junan! Ninjoken,” premieres Thursday, Aug. 3, at 7:35 p.m. Junan, a former instructor of swordplay for the Shogun family, went to Nagasaki to study medicine. After returning to Edo he becomes known to be highly skilled doctor since he is the medical examiner for the magistrate’s office. But no one knows of his “dark”....
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Community Focus – San Diego Asian Film Festival Feature Deadline

The San Diego Asian Film Festival, the largest showing of Asian, Asian American and Pacific Islander cinema in the western U.S., has extended its deadline for submissions. Although the due date for submitting short films has passed, filmmakers now have until July 17 to offer their original, feature-length works online to SDAFF for award consideration....
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Rikka, Uchinaa-Nkai! – Creating An Uchinaaguchi Textbook And Diversity in Uchinaaguchi

WHO/WHAT: “Rikka, Uchinaa-nkai!” is the first Uchinaaguchi (Okinawan language) textbook written in English. Lead author Masashi Sakihara will talk about his experience writing it and the difficulties his team faced editing it. The textbook...

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