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Hooge Ryu Hana Nuuzi no Kai Nakasone Dance Academy keiki gave guests a preview of what they can expect at the Oct. 21 dance concert.

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Lynne Yoshiko Nakasone-Sensei, director and grand master of Hooge Ryu Hana Nuuzi no Kai, seated with her husband Clarence Tomokazu Nakasone. They are...
From left: JCCH board chair Christine Kubota; Consul General of Japan Yasushi Misawa; Hawai‘i Gov. David Ige; Kaua‘i Mayor Bernard Carvalho; honorees Kenny and Chizuko Endo of Taiko Center of the Pacific; honorees Barry Masuo, Ethel Yamane and Ethel Hasegawa, representing the JCCH Gift Shop Visionaries; honoree Tsukasa Harufuku of JTB Hawaii Inc.; honorees Mabel and Norman Hashisaka of Kauai Kookies; honoree Dean Okimoto of Nalo Farms and JCCH president/executive director Carole Hayashino.

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The Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i recognized six individuals, organizations and volunteers at its annual “Sharing the Spirit of Aloha” gala on June 17...
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Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce president Wayne Toshimi Ishihara was conferred an imperial decoration from the Government of Japan. With Ishihara’s wife Joy and...
Seated: Consul General of Japan Yasushi Misawa; Maui Mayor Alan Arakawa and wife Ann; Dr. Genshitsu Sen, president of the Urasenke Foundation of Hawaii; and former Hawai‘i Gov. John Waihee and wife Lynne. Standing: Former Consul General of Japan in Honolulu and current Urasenke Tankokai Federation advisor Kishichiro Amae; Dr. Sakurai; Mrs. Yukiko Sakurai, niece of Dr. Sen; Mrs. Hidemi Amae; East-West Center president Richard Vuylsteke; Japan-America Society of Hawaii board chair Sal Miwa; Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i board chair Christine Kubota; Misako Kurokawa; Mr. Ajito of Urasenke Japan; and Akemi Kurokawa, former president of Urasenke Tankokai Hawaii.

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Urasenke Foundation of Hawaii president Dr. Genshitsu Sen hosted a dinner reception for friends and members of the Chado Urasenke Tanko Kai Hawaii Association...
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WHO/WHAT: The Hiroshima Commemoration and Peace Committee will hold its annual Hiroshima Peace Service Ceremony commemorating the 72nd anniversary of the atomic bombing of...
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WHO/WHAT: The Three-Petals Peace Partnership of the Quaker Friends, Newman Center (Catholic) and Buddhist Study Center will join Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii for...
Ad for August 19, Shingon Shu at the Hawaii Temple

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WHO/WHAT: “Island Breeze,” an all-star trio blending Hawaiian and Japanese instruments in a creatively inspiring and exciting style, will perform in concert for one night...
Early Deigo Club members (from left) Robert Nakamoto, Kenyu Tokuda (who died recently) and Masa Nakama.

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Deigo Club’s 2017 officers and advisors (from left): Masako Nakama, assistant treasurer; Sunny Tominaga, treasurer; Elaine Sato, English secretary; Naoko Wada, Japanese secretary;...
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WHO/WHAT: A presentation on the fundamentals of dance choreography by Kikunobu Dance Company, in partnership with the State Foundation on the Culture and the...
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WHO/WHAT: Hui Makaala presents its 48th Annual Scholarship Fund Luncheon & Fashion Show, featuring designers Allison Izu, Janice Tsujimura and Jeanie Chun. WHEN/WHERE: Sunday, July...

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