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The mochi-shaping crew takes a break to pose for a group shot. (Photo courtesy Akiko’s B&B)

Community Focus – Wailea Village Mochi Pounding Set for Dec. 28

Hawai‘i Island’s much-anticipated Wailea Village Mochi Pounding will be held on Saturday, Dec. 28, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Akiko’s Buddhist B&B in Hakalau (15 mile marker) along the Hämäkua Coast. The community mochi pounding that attracts residents and visitors alike is in its 22nd year. A short film on the event by....
Ron Mizutani, President and CEO of Hawaii Food Bank, along side a young girl, storing bags of food on a flat bed

Lead Story – ” … My Turn to Give Back”

Hawaii Foodbank President Ron Mizutani Comes Full Circle Jodie Chiemi Ching This past April’s devastating floods forced residents of Kaua‘i’s North Shore to once again muster their inner strength and power through the crisis. It was almost a repeat of September 1992, when Hurricane ‘Iniki, a category 4 storm, came ashore on the Garden Island,....
'Shodo Girls.'

NGN Programs (Part II)

“Hibari Chiemi no Yajikita Dochu (Travels of Hibari and Chiemi),” 1962 drama, 1 hour and 26 minutes. Directed by Tadashi Sawashima. Starring Hibari Misora, Chiemi Eri and Chiyonosuke Azuma. Playhouse employees Okimi and Otoshi become involved in an undercover officer’s investigation of a gang when they accidentally walk in on a drug deal taking place....
'Zatoichi: The Blind Swordsman.'

NGN Programs (Part I)

“Busu no Hitomi ni Koishiteru 2019 (Busukoi 2019),” premieres Wednesday, Jan. 1 at 7:35 p.m. The super-popular voice actor Osamu Suzuno meets Miyuki Oyama by fate. Miyuki, an aspiring voice actor, is not good looking but is a bright and positive girl. She once got her relief from Osamu’s voice, which changed her trajectory of....
Photo from "Yoko the Cherry Blossom"

NGN3 December Movie Schedule (part II)

SUNDAY, DEC. 17 12:30 a.m. – Gentle Breeze 2:10 a.m. – The Black Hooded Man 2 3:40 a.m. – Fate Deals the Card of Death 5:30 a.m. – Falcon Magistrate 7:10 a.m. – Bloodied Spear 8:50 a.m. – KAKEKOMI 11:20 a.m. – Cape of the Vampire Bats 12:50 p.m. – Bloodied Flower 2:40 p.m. – Travels of Hibari....
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Generation Gap

GENERATION GAP by Jon J. Murakami
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HUOA Winter Craft Fair

WHO/WHAT: The Hawaii United Okinawa Association presents its annual Winter Craft Fair featuring a wide selection of gift items for purchase. Take advantage of the great shopping opportunities and a silent auction. Enjoy food...
The Hawai‘i Gagaku Society held its concert on Feb. 8 at the Daijingu Temple of Hawai‘i under a full moon. Member David Shinsato told the Herald, “Our sensei (Rev. Masatoshi Shamoto, not pictured) passed away a week after the concert on Feb. 14, so this was the last concert that he was able to attend.”

In Our Community (Photos by Wayne Shinbara)

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Rev. Paul Osumi

Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission SERVICE OTHERS In an old Persian legend, a father leaves his son a mirror and goes on a long journey. When he returns, he discovers his son has starved...

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