Dr. Robert Huey and a feature from the Sakamaki-Hawley Collection

UH Hamilton Library: Uncovering the Sakamaki-Hawley Collection

WHO/WHAT: Dr. Robert Huey, professor of Japanese Literature, will present “Uncovering the Sakamaki-Hawley Collection.” In an ongoing collaboration between UH and the University of the Ryukyus, roughly half of the collection’s items have been...
Consul General of Japan, Koichi Ito, and his wife, Misako Ito, give thanks and receive blessings as they pray at the altar with Rev. Akihiro Okada of the Daijingu Temple of Hawaii.

Community Focus – UJSH Celebrates its 20th Tsukimi No Kai

The United Japanese Society of Hawaii held its 20th annual “Tsukimi no Kai,” or moon-viewing celebration, on Oct. 15, on the rooftop of Bakery & Table. This year’s event was co-chaired by UJSH president-elect Frances Nakachi Kuba and past president Dean Asahina. Highlights of the event included a blessing, tea ceremony, haiku contest and bon....
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Real Possibilities – Take Care, Caregiver

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Jodie Chiemi Ching Commentary On Jan. 16, 2021, the Nisei Veteran’s Memorial Center livestreamed the latest entry in its virtual series, “An Afternoon with the Author,” which featured Carolyn Kubota Morinishi and her mother, Marian Kurasaki...
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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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JUNE 11: KAMEHAMEHA DAY Photos by Wayne Shinbara JUNE 26: MANTÖ-E TRADITION Decorating For Obon With 10,000 Lanterns Editor’s note: Last month, the Higashi Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii held a lantern-decorating workshop in the temple’s Otani Center multi-purpose...

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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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