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A photo exhibit chronicling the history of Japanese immigrants and their descendants in Hawai‘i recently opened at the Japanese Overseas Migration Museum in Yokohama,...
Photo of chef, Eric Oto over a flaming wok

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Eric Oto has been appointed chef de cuisine of Hoku’s at The Kahala Hotel & Resort. Oto is now responsible for overseeing the culinary...
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WHO/WHAT: Are you planning to attend the Okinawan Festival this Labor Day weekend? If so, you will likely be mesmerized by the energy of...
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WHO/WHAT: An overview of Okinawan genealogy by Professor Masayuki Dana, director of the Okinawa Prefectural Museum & Art Museum. Professor Dana will explain the...
Photo of Edo Sato Kagura (Festival and Shinto shrine music and dance), featuring Kyosuke Suzuki

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WHO/WHAT: Izumo Taishakyo Mission of Hawaii, the East-West Center Arts Program and Taiko Arts Center present a free performance of Edo Sato Kagura (Festival...
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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