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“A Taste Of Wine And Sake”

WHO/WHAT: The Japanese Women’s Society Foundation presents its 2016 fundraiser, “A Taste of Wine and Sake,” with proceeds benefitting Kuakini Home and the organization’s gerontology scholarship and grants programs. Wines will be provided by...

Bluefin Tuna Sells for 4.5 Million Yen at Tōkyō Auction

TÖKYÖ  — The first fish auction of 2015, held Jan. 5 at the Tsukiji Fish Market in Tōkyō, saw a bluefin tuna sell for 4.51 million yen, or roughly $37,934. That breaks down to...
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Taste of Hongwanji Bazaar

WHO/WHAT: Enjoy a fun-filled day for the whole family at the Honpa Hongwanji Hawai‘i Betsuin’s “Taste of Hongwanji Bazaar.” The bazaar will feature food and drinks, entertainment, games, a collection of handcrafted items and...
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JCS Maui Accepting Scholarship Applications

The Japanese Cultural Society of Maui is accepting applications for its annual scholarship to be awarded to a graduating high school senior who promotes and perpetuates Japanese culture through education and/or the arts. Interested...

Disney “Frozen” Warms Hearts of Japanese Women

Michiko Miyata was never a fan of Disney movies, thinking they were only for young people. So imagine her surprise when she saw Disney’s latest animated film about a princess with ice powers and...
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Planning Ahead… And Ooh La La Red Shoes!

By Frances Kakugawa Omoiyari . . . Think of others first and good karma will return to you. — Frances H. Kakugawa Dear Frances, I’m not a caregiver, but will probably need one in my old age....

Urasenke Concludes 43rd Hawai‘i Tea Seminar

Urasenke Foundation of Hawaii president Dr. Genshitsu Sen hosted a dinner at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel on July 21. Attending the event were Dr. Sen’s Hawai‘i guests, as well as participants in the 43rd...

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