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Photo of the band, Streetlight Cadence, eating Okinawa soba (Photos courtesy Streetlight Cadence)

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The Music of This Talented Quartet Has a Way of Growing on Their Fans Jesse Shiroma’s relatives in Okinawa turned our to cheer on...
Photo of a scene from “Cinema Angel.” (Photo courtesy HIFF)

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Gwen Battad Ishikawa “Cinema Angel,” a fictional film based on a real-life movie theater in Hiroshima, is coming to the Doris Duke Theatre at the...
Photo of a scene from "Tsukiji Wonderland", courtesy of HIFF

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Takaki Tominaga Kyodo News TÖKYÖ — Filmmaker Naotaro Endo visited Tö- kyö’s Tsukiji fish market for the first time in 2012 and was totally intrigued by the...
Jake Shimabukuro. (Kyodo photo)

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Mai Yoshikawa Kyodo News TOKYO — If there are any barriers standing in the way of Japan and the United States achieving ultimate social harmony, Jake Shimabukuro...

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Jodie Chiemi Ching Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Combine generous portions of cultural information with slices of history and literature; flavor with music, dance and current...

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By Chitose Nakagawa/Kyodo News LOS ANGELES — A Japanese film director based in Los Angeles has made a film about how people have drawn strength...

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By Yui Yamazaki/Kyodo News ÖSAKA — The Guinness Book of World Records has recognized a Japanese jazz trio as the band with the oldest average...

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Review by Shoko Yonaha Translated from the July 1, 2015, Ryukyu Shimpo Editor’s note: Last June, Cheryl Yoshie Nakasone-Sensei, shihan (master instructor) of Jimpu Kai USA,...

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NEW YORK — A musical inspired by veteran actor George Takei’s childhood experiences in a World War II internment camp will open on Broadway...

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TÖKYÖ — Tales of the legendary ninja abound in Japanese films and anime, but tourists in Japan can now experience the culture following the...

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