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KBFD – Korean Programming

“My Only One,” Wednesday and Thursday at 10 p.m.; re-airs on Thursday and Friday at 1 p.m. Do-Ran Kim has a bright and positive personality, even though she is in a financially difficult situation. She studies for an exam to become a public officer. One day, her biological father, Soo-Il Kang, appears in front of....
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Book Reviews – “Modern Japanese Short Stories”

Alan Suemori Special to The Hawai‘i Herald In 1962, Charles Tuttle of Tökyö published a remarkable anthology of Japanese short fiction that quickly became a much-beloved classic around the world. Edited by Ivan Morris of Columbia University, “Modern Japanese Short Stories” spotlighted 25 20th-century authors whose writing had blossomed between 1910 and 1954. Morris had....
“Bon-Uta: A Song from Home.” (Photo courtesy Ai Iwane)

Community Focus – “Bon-UTA” Screening Set for Hawaii

“Bon-Uta: A Song from Home” will be screened on Maui at the Lahaina Jodo Mission on Saturday, Sept. 28, and on O‘ahu at the Doris Duke Theatre in the Honolulu Museum of Art on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 5 and 6.  This new documentary about several evacuees from the town of Futaba in Fukushima Prefecture....
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NGN Programs (part I)

“Lupin no Musume (Daughter of Lupin),” premieres Wednesday, Oct. 2 at 7:35 p.m. Coming from a family of thieves, Hana Mikumo is a librarian in the open; however, she gets caught up in a whirlwind of dirty mischiefs due to her skillful abilities as a robber. Even though the ‘Lupin’ family motto is to only....
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14th Annual Joint Memorial Service

WHO/WHAT: Maj. Gen. Suzanne Vares-Lum of the U.S. Army will speak at the 14th annual Joint Memorial Service honoring the 100th Infantry Battalion, 442nd Regimental Combat Team, Military Intelligence Service and the 1399th Engineer...
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Dialogue – “See Something … Say Something”

Karleen Chinen Commentary “See Something . . . Say Something.” That has been America’s mantra since the 9/11 terrorist attacks on our country 18 years ago. Those four words are being repeated once again due to the rash of gun violence. So, I am deeply disappointed by the silence of departing Trump administration officials —....
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Remembrance – “Go to Home”

Marie Hara From “Bananaheart and Other Short Stories” Published with Permission My mother enjoys telling my young daughters scary stories about the plantation days. The girls always ask to hear about the Coffin Lady. Mama sits down by the kitchen table, her face busy thinking. Her childhood and O-Baban, her own mother, are ready to....
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“Kansha” – Chinagu Eisa Hawaii Concert

WHO/WHAT: Chinagu Eisa Hawaii will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a concert titled “KANSHA,” featuring Okinawa’s Naha Daiko. Special guest performers also from Okinawa include music by Suguru Ikeda, and dance by Udui Haru.  WHEN/WHERE:...
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NGN3 October Movie Schedule (part I)

TUESDAY, OCT. 1 Midnight – The Cave of the Vampire Bats 1:30 a.m. – Detective Duel 3 a.m. – G-Men in the Pacific 4:30 a.m. – Snake Woman's Curse 6 a.m. – Two Young Lions 7:30 a.m. – The Black Hooded Man 9 a.m. – Whistling Drifter 10:30 a.m. – Tange Sazen: Mystery of the Twin Dragons....
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