'One Week Friends.'

NGN Programs (Part I)

“Wagamama Kimama Tabikibun,” premieres Thursday, Nov. 7 at 8:35 p.m. In “Wagamama Kimama Tabikibun,” locals show you places that are not on guidebooks. This program brings you the most exciting local travel experiences. Fully subtitled in English. “Itsuka Nemuri ni Tsuku Hi (When One Day I Will Sleep),” premiers Monday, Nov. 18 at 7:35 p.m.....

Oh, Goodie! Tasaka Guri Guri

This past year, Maui’s Tasaka Guri Guri marked a business milestone, celebrating 40 years at its location in the Maui Mall in Kahului. But even more impressive about the Valley Isle treat is that...
“The subject matter of people in their every day activities intrigues me because most of the scenes I paint happen in an instant. Sometimes it is so fast that we miss it or we don’t remember it,” says Kirk Kurokawa of his works., as shown above and below.

Lead Story – Capturing Slices of Maui Life

Artist Kirk Kurokawa is Living His Dream Melissa Tanji Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Kirk Kurokawa was in the first or second grade when knew he wanted to be an artist. “As long as I can remember, I have always liked art,” said the 44-year-old award-winning painter. Like many youngsters, the Wailuku resident was fond....
'Masked Reunion.'

NGN3 November Movie Schedule (Part II)

FRIDAY, NOV. 15 1 a.m. – Clan Revival Part 3 2 a.m. – Bloodied Spear 3:40 a.m. – Shogun's Ninja 5:40 a.m. – Portrait of Castle Women 7:20 a.m. – Okoma the Orphan Gambler 8:50 a.m. – Tora-san's Dream Come True 10:30 a.m. – Skylark Forest Noon – Flower of Winter 2 p.m. – The Black Hooded....
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8•0•8 By Dennis Fujitake
Rev. Paul Osumi

Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission HE DIED CLIMBING In the Alps there is a monument erected to the memory of a man who lost his life seeking to ascend the mountain. The stone bears...
The building on the left is the Visitors' Quarters where visitors could spend the night. The Long House (right) was a pavilion where Hansen’s disease patients could visit with family. A chain-linked fence ran down the middle of the Long House to keep visitors and patients separated. (Photos by Gary Kagehiro)

Cover Story – KALAUPAPA

A Place of Contradiction and Contemplation Dan Nakasone Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Kalaupapa. A place of contradiction: stunning beauty and serenity, haunted by stories of deep sorrow. The worst and the best of humanity are portrayed...
'Stepmother Blues.'

KIKU

“Heyacho,“ Thursday, Nov. 21 at 8 p.m.; repeats on Friday, Nov. 22 at 1 p.m. Detective Kobuhiko Kamamoto is a detective with the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department, armed with keen interviewing skills and the ability to read peoples' personalities. But, his personal life is in shambles and he must find a way to juggle problems....
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Health Information – Bananas: Low calorie, long-lasting energy, The Perfect Diet Food (Part 3)

Bananas are inexpensive, and can be purchased at any supermarket or fruit shop. It is truly a convenient food. If just two bananas a day can help prevent cancer, what are you waiting for? The...
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Estate Planning – When to Claim Social Security Retirement Benefits

Ethan R. Okura Hawai‘i Herald Columnist If you are about to retire, I have some good news — and some not so good news — for you. The good news is that as a result of advances in science and health care treatments, today’s generation of retirees is living longer than ever before. At age....

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