Congresswoman Patsy Mink Awarded President Medal Of Freedom

The late Congresswoman Patsy Takemoto Mink, who coauthored and championed the landmark Title IX legislation, was posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama. Wendy Mink accepted the medal on her...

Japanese Brazilians Facing New Challenges In Brazil

SAO PAULO — Japanese Brazilians, who are now a community of 16 million in Brazil, are facing mounting concerns, such as the aging of early immigrants from Japan and the education of their offspring. The...
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Na Pua Hanafuda Workshop

WHO/WHAT: Kapahulu Center will host a Hanafuda workshop for ages 8 through adult. Children must be accompanied by a parent. Learn the ancient Japanese game of Hanafuda with a redesigned set of cards by...

McKinley Alumni Association Annual Alumni Brunch

WHO/WHAT: McKinley Alumni Association presents its annual Alumni Brunch. This year’s honorees, or “Tiger Pride Awardees” are Dr. Franklin Y. Yamamoto, Noel Okimoto and Jacob Roy Kekoaokalani Hoopai. WHEN/WHERE: Saturday, Jan. 30, from 10 a.m.-2...
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NGN Programs

PROGRAMS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE “Hiyokko,” premieres Saturday, June 2 at 7:15 p.m. The 96th NHK morning drama serial is about Mineko, a girl born in Ibaraki Prefecture, who comes up to Tokyo for the...
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Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Republished with permission Worry “Worry is like a rocking chair - it will give you something to do but won’t get you anywhere.” Not only that - it will wear you out getting...
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Lead Story – Fighting Two Wars

Japanese Americans Were Forced to Fight Two Battles in World War II Karleen C. Chinen On this 75th anniversary of Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor, many people are seeking out the newspapers of December 1941 for...
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Generation Gap

GENERATION GAP by Jon J. Murakami
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KBFD

“Rosy Day,” Sunday at 6:30 p.m./re-airs Monday at 1:45 p.m. Song-Jung Han is a novel writer. She is also a single mother who has raised three daughters: Da-Ae, Da-Jung and Da-In and struggles to let them...

Kumu Kahua Presents #iambadatthis

WHO/WHAT: #iambadatthis, a generation-defining comedy by Susan Soon He Stanton and directed by Harry Wong III, takes the stage as the final show for Kumu Kahua Theatre’s 45th season. As the name implies, this...

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