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“Marry Me Now,” Wednesday and Thursday at 10 p.m.; re-airs on Thursday and Friday at 1 p.m. Yoo-Ha Park studied hard in medical school and completed her intern course. She worked hard to become a doctor. Her father raised four children by himself and her oldest sister also sacrificed for the family. Yoo-Ha is not....
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Health Information – A Sticky Slimy Way to Turn Back the Clock on the...

In Japanese, a person with a spirited willingness to do his best when it matters most is said to have nebarigoshi––literally, “stick-to-it hips.” The Japanese claim sticky, slimy foods like natto, a wonderful fermented...
“I love what it reveals to us about people, history and culture,” said writer and music critic Nate Chinen about his emotional connection to music. Chinen was ‘Iolani School’s 2019 Harold Keables Chair of English. (Photo by John Tamanaha/‘Iolani School)

Music – “Speaks” to Nate Chinen

Hawai‘i-born New York Writer Credits Family for His Love of Music Alan Suemori Special to The Hawai‘i Herald The true believer’s day begins at night as he wanders through the rainy streets of Manhattan, looking for the next big thing. He’s heard a rumor from people he trusts about a tenor saxophonist, just arrived from....
Akisamiyo! Stuck in the gutter. (Photos by Colin Sewake)

My Hawaii – Slices of Life in Okinawa

MY HAWAII By Colin Sewake IN THE GUTTER Location: Nagahama, Yomitan; January 2019 No, I’m not referring to my bowling ball, but rather to my Nissan Serena minivan.I left home to pick up my son Yoshiaki (“Aki”) from Yomitan High School and then take him to his juku (cram school) in Okinawa-shi (Okinawa City). For....
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Estate Planning Insights – Tenants by the Entirety for Personal Property

ESTATE PLANNING INSIGHTS By Ethan R. Okura Back in December of 2009, my father, Sanford K. Okura, wrote an excellent article titled “Tenants by the Entirety.” It explained the pros and cons of holding property as “tenants by the entirety” as opposed to holding them in revocable trust(s). At the time, tenants by the entirety....
Historical Fiction by Michael G. Malaghan

Historical Fiction – “Picture Bride, A Family Saga”

HISTORICAL FICTION BY Michael G. Malaghan Chapter 149 “You don’t have to do this for us,” repeated Robert Shivers.Robert, Corrine and Sachiko — now called “Sue” at her request — stood in the Shivers’ living room, revisiting a discussion from three days earlier. She had surprised them, with her declaration: “I want to expatriate.”“So you....
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Generation Gap

GENERATION GAP by Jon J. Murakami
Drawing featuring Dennis Fujitake as a comic


8•0•8 By Dennis Fujitake
Rev. Paul Osumi

Today’s Thought

By Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission WHAT A CAST! A playwright, looking up a number in a New York City telephone directory, commented, “Not much plot here but what a cast!” In the Honolulu telephone...

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