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Ties That Bind – Why Kenjinkai?

Because Homeland Matters, Contends Hawaii Japanese Center Head Arnold T. Hiura Published with Permission Editor’s note: The following is the text of a talk Hawaii Japanese Center executive director Arnold Hiura delivered at the East Hawaii Hiroshima Kenjinkai’s shinnen enkai on Feb. 25 at Hilo’s Sangha Hall. We thank Arnold for sharing this text with....
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Hatsumode 2016 — Blessings For The New Year

• IZUMO TAISHAKYO MISSION OF HAWAII 215 N. Kukui St. (‘A‘ala area), 538-7778 Jan. 1: Midnight-5 p.m.; Jan. 2 and 3: 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. O-toso sake and candies will be served. Omamori available for purchase. FREE parking available...

How Medicare Covers Prescription Drugs

Medicare 411 by David Sayen

Community Focus – Faye Shigemura Installed as 2018-19 UJSH President

The United Japanese Society of Hawaii installed its 2018-19 officers and directors on June 23 at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i. The program began with the observance of a moment of silence in memory of deceased members, particularly longtime UJSH members Roy Tominaga, who served as 2007-08 president, and Joseph Muratsuchi. Onoe Kikunobukazu (Howard....
Volunteers show off plants for sale at last year’s Kuakini Bazaar. (Photo from kuakini.org)

Kuakini Auxiliary Bazaar

WHO/WHAT: The Kuakini Auxiliary’s annual bazaar will feature clothes, jewelry, handmade crafts, household items and potted plants. Special items from Kuakini’s Gift Shop will be on sale. Snacks, baked goods, sushi, waffle dogs and...

NGN3 September Movie Schedule

THURSDAY, SEPT. 1 Midnight – A Change of the Underworld Supreme Ruler 1:40 a.m. – The Ninja Hunt 3:10 a.m. – The Medicine Case 4:30 a.m. – Yakuza Ladies: The Final Battle 6:30 a.m. – North Sea Chivalry 8 a.m....
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Generation Gap

GENERATION GAP by Jon J. Murakami
Rev. Paul Osumi

Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission The ocean of life Not long ago Florentino Daz, an adventurous Filipino young man, got in a small boat in Kewalo Basin in Honolulu, and ventured out on a...
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Your Social Security – Lasting Sources of Independence

YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY By Jane Yamamoto-Burigsay
Group photo of the United Japanese Society of Hawaii’s 2016-2017 Kenjin Kai Outstanding Members honorees.

Community Focus – United Japanese Society Installs Sheree Tamura as 2017-2018 President

The 2017-2018 officers and directors of the United Japanese Society of Hawaii were installed on June 24 at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i. Two celebratory dances were performed at the start of the program: “Kotobuki Samba,” a Japanese dance, which was performed by Bando Michie II, and the auspicious Okinawan dance, “Kazadihuu,” was performed....

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