Grant Murata, Andagi, Tobe! Uta

Rodney HeaderHi Folks!

Fun event coming this Sunday. See below.

I see Grant Sundee Murata in the picture below – center back row, looking so serious. I met Grant at Ward Centre Marukai a coupla months ago. Really down-to-earth good fun guy da buggah.

Grant Sundee Murata - center back row.

Grant Sundee Murata – center back row.

Told him I saw him on Youtube making andagi on Sam Choy’s show.

“I like da way you squeeze da baddah from da hand into da boiling oil… and you neva measure da flour fo make da baddah. Just keep pouring and mix until get da right consistency.” He just laughs. “No can just follow da recipe… no goin come out right.” (Da buggah speak pretty good pidgin.) So we just stood around in the aisle blocking people trying to walk by and kept talk’n story for about 45 minutes. Good fun was!

Tobe 02AFrom Joyce Chinen: Afuso Ryu Gensei Kai Hawaii Shibu (the Afuso Ryu School) will be celebrating its 30th anniversary in the islands with a performance at the Hawaii Okinawa Center. Special guest will be National Living Treasure, Terukina-sensei. Please see flyer for additional information.

Joyce N. Chinen, PhD
Center for Okinawan Studies
School of Pacific and Asian Studies
University of Hawai’i at Manoa

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