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September 15, 2017

Consul General Misawa embraced his time in Hawai‘i by learning about the history of the Japanese in Hawai‘i, and taking sanshin and ‘ukulele lessons.

Dialogue – A Fond Aloha to the Misawas

DIALOGUE BY Karleen C. Chinen In a few weeks, Hawai‘i will bid aloha to Consul General of Japan Yasushi Misawa and his wife Yoko as they end their two and one-half-year posting in the Islands. From warm and sunny Hawai‘i, Misawa-san will head to Berlin to assume the title of deputy chief of mission with....
“Yumetairiku Hokkaido (Land of Dreams: Hokkaido),” premieres Wednesday, Oct. 11, at 8:30 p.m.

NGN Programs

“Yumetairiku Hokkaido (Land of Dreams: Hokkaido),” premieres Wednesday, Oct. 11, at 8:30 p.m. In May, Hokkaido became the fifth prefecture to establish a sister-state relationship with state of Hawai‘i. NGN began airing “Yumetairiku Hokkaido” from Sapporo TV to commemorate this new sister-state relationship. Watching this program will make you feel as if you are experiencing....
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“Chibariyo” – Maui Okinawan Festival

WHAT: Maui Okinawan Kenjin Kai, along with co-sponsor Maui Mall, present the Maui Okinawan Festival, themed “Chibariyo!” meaning “do your best!” Continuous Okinawan music and dance performed by homegrown talent from Maui, as well as...
Drawing featuring Dennis Fujitake as a comic

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8•0•8 By Dennis Fujitake
“Sashihara Rino no Sashigohan (Easy Cooking with Rino Sashihara),” premieres Wednesday, Oct. 11, at 8 p.m.

NGN3 October Movie Schedule (contd)

MONDAY, OCT. 16 12:40 a.m. – Little Tengu 2 a.m. – High School Superheroine 3:40 a.m. – Seven Knights, Part 2 4:40 a.m. – Classmates 6:30 a.m. – Magistrate of Dice 8 a.m. – Gassoh 9:30 a.m. – The Killing Game 11:10 a.m. – Three Talismans 12:40 p.m. – Phantom Goblin 2:10 p.m. – Seven....
A print by Hiroki Morinoue

“Wood | Cut | Print ” Exhibition in Hilo

WHO/WHAT:  The Hawaii Japanese Center presents an exhibition of contemporary mokuhanga (moku = wood and hanga = printing) by some of the Big Island’s finest woodblock print artists — Hiroki Morinoue, Lonny Tomono and Glenn Yamanoha. Mokuhanga...
“Keishicho Ikimonogakari (MPD: Animal Unit),” premieres Monday, Oct. 16, at 7:35 p.m.

NGN Programs (contd)

“Gozonji Kaiketsu Kurozukin Maguna no Hitomi (The Black Hooded Man),” 1955 jidaigeki, 1 hour and 25 minutes. Directed by Kiyoshi Sasaki. Starring Ryutaro Otomo, Kunio Kaga and Chizuru Kitagawa. A mysterious black hooded man intervenes when an anti-government group who plots to steal the precious blue diamond called “Manuga no Hitomi.” “Hibari no Mori no....
Rimi Natsukawa peforming on stage.

Review – Fans Flock to Hear Singer Rimi Natsukawa

Kevin Kawamoto Commentary Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Organizers had to clear more space in front of the Kapi‘olani Park Bandstand stage to accommodate the throng of fans who turned out to see and hear Rimi Natsukawa perform at the Okinawan Festival, presented by the Hawaii United Okinawa Association, on Sept. 3. And the popular....

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