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,....
The Haraguchi Rice Mill in Hanalei of one of the many structures devastated by Hurricane ‘Iniki. (Photo courtesy Patsy and Alan Iwasaki)

Lead Story – Remembering the Wrath of Iniki

Twenty-five Years Later, Former Kaua‘i Mayor JoAnn Yukimura Remembers ‘Iniki’s Fury Richard Borreca Special to The Hawai‘i Herald On the evening of Sept. 10, 1992, the lives of JoAnn Yukimura and the 50,000 people living on Kaua‘i were about to change dramatically. Just after 6 p.m., Yukimura, the fresh-faced, new, liberal mayor of Kaua‘i, was....
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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....
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Bulletin Board – MAHALO TO VETERANS

WHO/WHAT: Wave signs for a veteran this Veteran’s Day as the Wahiawa Lions Club invites all those who’d like to participate along Kamehameha Highway. In order to adhere to social distance guidelines, please wear...
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Community Focus – GFBNEC, Essay and Poetry Contest

To mark the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II, the Go For Broke National Education Center presents its 2020 High School and College Essay and Poetry Contest. In addition to cash prizes, four winners (grand prize entry from each category: essay and poetry high school division and essay and poetry college division)....
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Bulletin Board – EDIBLE WORLD: NATURE THAT NURTURES US

WHO/WHAT: Japan-America Society of Hawaii will join together with the non-profit organization Akahiao Nature Institute and present the second part of the two-part virtual workshop series, Edible World: Nature that Connects Us. In the...
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Hawaii Kotohira Jinsha

Hawaii Dazaifu Tenmangu (1239 Olomea St. in the Kalihi-Palama area), 841-4755 Dec. 31, 11 p.m.: Year-end purification ritual; Jan. 1, midnight-4 p.m.: New Year’s blessings Both O-toso and kagami biraki sake will be served. Omamori available...

Ryan’s Table – LIFE BEYOND KANREKI

Ryan Tatsumoto Hawai‘i Herald Columnist Now, that I’ve completed the full Chinese zodiac cycle, it’s official — I’m old. Okay, maybe not older than my teeth as Moms Mabley might state but definitely a lot closer...
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KIKU-TV 2020 New Year's Specials “The 70th Annual Red and White Song Contest,“ Wednesday, Jan. 1 at 5-10 p.m.; repeats on Thrusday, Jan. 2 at Noon-5 p.m. This year marks the 70th year since Kohaku Uta Gassen began! The program, more commonly known as Kohaku, is an annual music show produced by ­Japanese broadcaster NHK.....

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