Kahoku City Bulletin


On this page you find the indexes of the monthly Kahoku City Bulletin since March 2004. When clicking on selected articles, the English translation will be displayed.


2010


July 2010 Japanese Version
Cover photo: How old are you in terms of physical strength?
Unoke Kotobuki Club Health Course
The traditional walk meeting of the Unoke Kotobuki Club was performed in conjunction with a physical fitness assessment and a health course. They sweated while enjoying their walk to Nanatsuka Chuo Park.

2 Let's start to do more for our health
6 City Topics
8 Japan's Upper House election
9 Kahoku City is looking for employees
11 Have you prepared for the digital terrestrial broadcast?
12 Let's get our cancer screenings
18 Living information
24 Offshore currents
26 Kahoku Channel Program Guide



June 2010 Japanese Version
Cover photo: One by one. Let's collect Local Environment Points! Let's think about what we can do to reduce CO2 emissions.
Shinka Preschool and the parent's association collect PET-bottle caps.

2 The ABC's of waste reduction strategy
4 Consumer trouble continues
6 City Topics
8 City Hall extension and reconstruction works
12 Home acquisition grant for young families
16 Living information
22 Looking for contestants in the Cats Grand Prix
24 Kahoku Channel Program Guide



May 2010 Japanese Version
Cover photo: In full bloom on a spring night. The Kita Family weeping cherry tree (Kamiyamada)
Maybe it's thanks to the coming and going cold that the cherry blossom viewing areas throughout the city could be enjoyed long time. The lit-up weeping cherry tree of Kamiyamada was also a delight for the eye of its many visitors.

2 Second Kahoku City Administrative Reform outline
4 Let's know the evacuation sites
6 City Topics
8 Hometown Tax
12 2010 Kahoku City health checkup
16 Living information
22 Looking for participants in a childcare staff training course
24 Kahoku Channel Program Guide



April 2010 Japanese Version
Cover photo: In light rain running as fast as one can
A chilly day with a maximum temperature of 7 degrees Celsius. In order to take over their team's sash, 400 runners dashed through the city.
6th Kahoku Anniversary Relay Race on March 7, 2010.

2 Home acquisition grant for young families
6 Series: National Health Insurance
8 Initial budget for 2010
10 Kahoku administration round table discussion
14 City Topics
28 Living information
32 Beware of bears!
34 Kahoku Environmen Points system
36 Kahoku Channel Program Guide



March 2010 Japanese Version
Cover photo: A feeling of freedom on monotone walls.
Various works that have boldly been painted using a special technique. A week during which the Nishida Kitaro Museum of Philosophy turned into a gallery. (January 31 to February 6, Takuya Okada exhibition)

2 Series: National Health Insurance
4 City Topics
6 Pay your taxes at the convenience store
8 Election of the Ishikawa Prefecture governor
9 Report on the outline of the Second Kahoku Administrative Reform
10 Childcare fees will be reduced
18 Living information
26 Kahoku Channel Program Guide



February 2010 Japanese Version
Cover photo: Wishing for a "spring of hope."
The first day of the third trimester after a winter vacation that was shorter this year. Running the brush while wishing for a year that brings progress. (On January 6 at Sotohisumi Elementary School)

2 Series: National Health Insurance
4 City Topics
6 Final tax return
10 Kahoku City employees' salaries
13 Cable TV
15 Introducing volunteer activities
20 Living information
28 Kahoku Channel Program Guide



January 2010 Japanese Version
Cover photo: May this year be another good year.
Making of mini kadomatsu new year's decoration at the Vivid Lesson in Unoke Labour and Youth Home. In the hope that it will become a good year, one after the other was put together.

2 The year of 2009
4 Series: National Health Insurance
6 City Topics
10 Measures against the New Flu
14 Living information
17 Final tax return, declaration of city tax
20 Kahoku Four Seasons Festival - Winter Taste Test competition
22 Kahoku Channel Program Guide




2009


December 2009 Japanese Version
Cover photo: Detecting clues to the mystery of Monbei persimmons!
For the Dietary Education Festival at the nursing university on November 8, the students of the prefectural nursing university experienced harvesting and astringency removal and found clues to the mystery of "Why does the astringency come off?"

2 Series: National Health Insurance
4 Dietary Education Festival at the nursing university
6 Lifelong Learning Festival
9 Youth exchange delegation from Messkirch
10 City Topics
13 Cable TV Counseling Session
20 Living information
28 Kahoku Channel Program Guide



November 2009 Japanese Version
Cover photo: Finding a new charming side of the philosophy museum!
The Zen Art Festival 09 featured an exhibition of art works and lectures on the theme of Zen. The wall surface of the Nishida Kitaro Museum of Philosophy became the canvas for the projection of a Digital wall scroll, creating a fantastic atmosphere.

2 The New Flu is going around
5 Optical internet through Cable TV
6 Let's prevent consumer trouble
10 Final accounts 2008
12 Let's learn about taxes-week
14 Special project of the philosophy museum
18 Living information
26 Kahoku Channel Program Guide



October 2009 Japanese Version
Cover photo: Encounter Street in Unoke turned into a gallery.
Works made during the Summer vacation parent-child woodwork lesson were exhibited at the encounter street in front of Unoke Station. As if attracted by the friendly light, the street bustled with visitors.

2 Summer Festa in Kahoku
4 City Topics
6 Results of the Lower House general election
8 Now accepting 2010 preschool enrollment applications
12 Lifelong Learning Festival
17 Commissioners to support the life of people with hearing difficulties
20 Living information
28 Kahoku Channel Program Guide



September 2009 Japanese Version
Cover photo: Not being scared away by the rain, with a lively dance successfully the Grand Prix!
It was a rainy Cats Festa, but even under the tent the kittens didn't seem to care. They showed us a fun-filled dance.

2 Summer Festa in Kahoku
6 City Topics
8 Did you have a cancer screening?
10 Gakuendai house exibit
12 End of the public opening of Nishida Kitaro's study
16 Living information
22 Use E-mail Kahoku
24 Kahoku Channel Program Guide



August 2009 Japanese Version
Cover photo: Wow! Big green peppers!
In the garden of Takamatsu No. 1 Preschool the vegetables have become big. Watching them grow, imagining their harvesting time. An easy way to learn about the fun of foods.

2 Dietary Education Promotion Program
4 City Topics
6 Thank you for the Hometown Tax
8 Free cancer screening for women
10 Information on the Respect for the Elderly meeting
14 Living information
22 Be on guard against heat disorder
24 Kahoku Channel Program Guide



July 2009 Japanese Version
Cover photo: Seeking romantic on the firmament
The Kahoku Stars Association is born. People meet to unravel the universe's mysteries using telescopes and the planetarium.

2 Kahoku City Cable TV
4 Do you know the Centers for Comprehensive Area Support?
6 City Topics
7 Messkirch City Adult Exchange delegation
8 Basic maintenance plan of government buildings
12 Summer Festa in Kahoku
14 Get your cancer screening
20 Living information
21 Please cooperate with the beach cleanup
22 Beware of blowfish poisoning
26 Offshore currents
28 Kahoku Channel Program Guide



June 2009 Japanese Version
Cover photo: Shopping with one's own bag!
Every person uses about 300 plastic bags a year. Aiming to reduce waste, plastic bags are no longer free of charge as of June. At various occasions the Kahoku Life-School Liaison Council is calling to bring one's own shopping bag.

2 2009 Kahoku City health checkup
6 Unokegawa River flooding zone
8 Consumer consultation
10 City Topics
12 The chairman and vice chairman of the city council will be decided
16 Living information
20 Looking for contestants in the Cats Grand Prix
24 Kahoku Channel Program Guide



May 2009 Japanese Version
Cover photo: Opening of Gakuendai Preschool
On an elevation where one can see the ocean as well as the mountains, a post of child raising has been completed. Grow up healthy and quickly in the light-flooded preschool building!

2 Opening of Gakuendai Preschool
6 Results of the city council election
7 Looking for citizen directors and reporters
8 Overview of the Convention on Disaster Prevention
10 City Topics
12 Area Headquarters for the Activation of Educational Skills
18 Living information
26 Kahoku Channel Program Guide



April 2009 Japanese Version
Cover photo: Kahoku City Cable TV is now 1 year old
One year has passed since the start of the cable service. During this time we have delivered everybody's smiling faces. We will continue to go to various places to meet with even more happy residents in the future.

2 Initial budget for 2009
4 Wireless administration of disaster prevention
6 Accepting applications for the fixed-cash handout
7 Special child support allowance
8 City Topics
12 Nursing care prevention health checkup
14 Dietary Education Promotion Program
24 Living information
32 Kahoku Channel Program Guide



März 2009 Japanese Version
Cover photo: Work in the coldest time of the year
Setomachi Association for the procession and production of agricultural products. Pounding, cutting and hanging out 300 kilos of mochi rice to dry... made for a colourful store curtain.

2 Kahoku City administration round table discussion
6 City Topics
8 Cable TV
9 Visiting Gakuendai Preschool
10 Old paper collection project
11 Club Paletto begins April 1
18 Living information
25 Kahoku quiz
26 Kahoku Channel Program Guide



February 2009 Japanese Version
Cover photo: Giving wishes to the fire
January 15: Sagicho celebration at Nanatsuka Elementary School
The Sagichou fire was warm, even with 0 degree temperatures. Nanatsuka kids, please stay energetic through the snow and wind.

2 Cable TV
4 City Topics
5 Spread your wings - 5th Coming of Age-Ceremony in Kahoku (January 11)
5 Wishing for a good harvest of persimmons by the ritual scarring of persimmon trees (January 12)
6 Notification on the Longevity Healthcare System
7 School support promotion project
8 Kahoku City employees' salaries
10 Final tax return
18 Living information
19 Kahoku Anniversary Relay Race
25 Kahoku-Quiz
26 Kahoku Channel Program Guide



January 2009 Japanese Version
Cover photo: The beginning of a new year, the breath of a new life
Ishikawa Prefectural Livestock Research Center
Sally the Holstein cow will be a mother soon. Give birth to lively offspring and let it drink lots of delicious milk.

2 The year of 2008
4 City Topics
6 Notification on the Longevity Healthcare System
7 Ishikawa General Landscape Ordinance
8 Final tax return, declaration of city and prefectural tax
10 Be on guard against fixed-cash-handout fraud
11 Kahoku Seasonal Festival: Winter Taste Test
11 Crab Battle - Big bustle at the Blessings of the Sea and Mountain Festival
16 Living information
23 Kahoku quiz
24 Kahoku Channel Program Guide
Newspaper article: Dishes from the German sister city - Relishing slightly different tasting school lunch




2008


December 2008 Japanese Version
Cover photo: Enveloped in the scent of chrysanthemums
November 1 and 2: Lifelong Learning Festival
Many pieces were prepared for this. All over the venue you could tell fall was in the air.

2 Cable TV
4 5th Lifelong Learning Festival
6 City Topics
8 How to register for disaster relief aid
10 Kerosene grant project
11 Karugano residential complex lots are now for sale
16 Living information
23 Kahoku quiz
24 Kahoku Channel Program Guide



November 2008 Japanese Version
Cover photo: Friends from Messkirch
Youth exchange delegation from Messkirch
Although our language and culture are different we can be in tune with each other. What we gain by one week together is a treasure for life.

2 Messkirch youth exchange delegation
4 Final accounts 2007
8 City Topics
11 Hometown tax
14 Health checkup result consults
20 Living information
26 Please cooperate with the ongoing separation of recyclable waste
27 Kahoku quiz
28 Kahoku Channel Program Guide



October 2008 Japanese Version
Cover photo: The debut of Ruby Roman. Sweet red miracle grapes at Takemori vineyard.
The large "Ruby Roman"grapes have been in development for 11 years. An article par excellence from Ishikawa, which the producers, circulators and consumers will take good care of.

2 Now accepting 2009 preschool enrollment applications
4 City Topics
6 Groundbreaking of the Karugano residential complex
10 Crab Battle on November 16!
16 Living information
23 Kahoku quiz
24 Kahoku Channel Program Guide



September 2008 Japanese Version
Cover photo: Fun in the summer sun
Summer Festa in Kahoku on July 26
"Nyantaro" made his debut on this year's Summer Festa. There were cute kittens on various places all over the venue.

2 Summer Festa in Kahoku
5 Let's watch the festival on cable TV
6 Start of trial welfare bus routes
8 City Topics
10 Information on the Respect for the Elderly meeting
11 Notification on the latter-term group health checkups
16 Living information
22 Register for the Kahoku E-mail-Service
24 Kahoku Channel Program Guide



August 2008 Japanese Version
Cover photo:@Grow as big as the sunflowers!
On July 22 on the sunflower field of Omi Preschool (Natsuguri)
Two years since its opening. Sunflowers have become a symbol of summer. These happy kids will not be beaten by them sunflowers. Both are growing up under the watchful eye of the community.

2 Let's think about water
4 Kahoku Earthquake Safety Reinforcement System
5 Area-wide counter service has been expanded
6 Information on the Respect for the Elderly meeting
7 Let's go to the health checkup result consults
8 City Topics
14 Living information
22 Be on guard against heat disorder
24 Kahoku Channel Program Guide



July 2008 Japanese Version
Cover photo:@In the case of emergency
Combined disaster prevention helicopter rescue drill on June 11 (Kizu coast)
Before the start of the beach season, a search rescue drill including the deployment of a disaster prevention helicopter was held. Let's swim safely and enjoy the summer.

2 Cable TV
4 Arterial highway network project
6 Start of health checkups in medical institutions
8 City Topics
10 Longevity Healthcare System (healthcare system for latter-stage elderly)
12 Hometown tax
15 Kahoku City is looking for employees
20 Living information
21 Please cooperate with the beach cleanup
28 Kahoku Channel Program Guide



June 2008 Japanese Version
Cover photo:@The pleasure of being healthy all over the body
May 14 in Kahokudai Kenmin gym
On the get-together of health clubs from the Noto area about 1405 people from north of the Kahoku district participated. The colourful uniforms and smiling faces were quite a sight.

2 Early to bed, early to rise, breakfast campaign
6 The housing master plan has been finalized
8 Kahoku health checkups
10 City Topics
13 The system of nursing care prevention will be renewed
14 Tax Forum
15 Looking for contestants in the Cats Grand Prix
20 Living information
28 Kahoku Channel Program Guide



May 2008 Japanese Version
Cover photo:@The Cherry Blossoms are dancing on April 12 on Nakamachi avenue in Takamatsu.
The first Cherry Blossom Festival in 3 years. Enticed by the cherries in full bloom, the streets and stages were full of awed crowds.

2 Please use the Family Support Center
4 Notification on 2008 health checkups
8 City Topics
9 The full-blown cherries played the leading role (April 12)
11 Introduction of town and ward heads
16 Living information
23 Kahoku quiz
24 Kahoku Channel Program Guide



April 2008 Japanese Version
Cover photo:@The Kahoku Four Seasons Festival mascot is decided
From 253 entries, the piece of Kumada Nobuyuki (Hakusan city) has been chosen the mascot for the Kahoku Four Seasons Festivals. We are looking for a nickname on the venue of the Cherry Blossom Festival (April 12).

2 Launch of Kahoku cable TV station
5 Looking for a nickname for the Kahoku Four Seasons Festival mascot
6 Initial budget for 2008
8 City Topics
13 Beware of bears!
14 Mother-child health calendar
20 Living information
27 Hometown quiz
28 Gleaming workers



March 2008 Japanese Version
Cover photo:@Invitation to a state of mu (nothingness)
Event to experience zen culture in the Nishida Kitaro Museum of Philosophy on February 16.
Concentrating on zen meditation in an atmosphere of comtemplation and amidst tranquility.

2 Kahoku City administration round table discussion
6 City Topics
8 The national health insurance system changes
12 Specific health checkup, specific health coaching
14 Let's go to the philosophy museum
18 Living information
25 Hometown quiz
26 Gleaming workers



Februar 2008 Japanese Version
Cover photo:@They say it in no uncertain terms. Resolutions of the twenty year olds. 4th annual Kahoku city Coming of Age ceremony on January 13.
"Fighting spirit," "vitality," "proudly!"c The new adults born in the years 1987 or 1988 shared their "Comments of the twenty year olds" with us.

2 Let's take a look at Kahoku's city homepage
4 City Topics
6 Healthcare system for latter-stage elderly
8 Kahoku City employees' salaries
13 Kerosene grant project for urgent cases
20 Living information
27 Hometown quiz
28 Gleaming workers



January 2008 Japanese Version
Cover photo:@"I would like to use the simpleness that bamboo possesses as it is." Asao Takada (Sashie), master of grass whistle and bamboo craftwork.
The animals created by the hand of Mr. Takada all have friendly faces. The trick is to patiently let the bond dry and to slightly tilt your head.

2 The year of 2007
4 City Topics
8 Healthcare system for latter-stage elderly
10 Final tax return, declaration for city and prefectural tax
18 Living information
25 Hometown quiz
26 Gleaming workers




2007


December 2007 Japanese Version
Cover photo:@An overwhelming presence "102 years of struggle III"
Special exhibition by Susumu Kinoshita in the Nishida Kitaro Museum of Philosophy from November 3.
Pencil artist Susumu Kinoshita continously drew the last blind street musician and shamisen player Haru Komura, who died of natural causes at the age of 105. One can sense the breath in every single cell.

2 Special project "Creating Old Age"in the Nishida Kitaro Museum of Philosophy
4 Youth exchange delegation from Messkirch is in town
6 Lifelong Learning Festival
10 City Topics
11 Messkirch youth exchange delegation (English activity)
12 Tax Forum
14 Cable TV
20 Living information
27 Hometown quiz
28 Gleaming workers



November 2007 Japanese Version
Cover photo:@Are you OK in a critical moment?
Ishikawa prefecture comprehensive disaster prevention drill (at the former Kahokudai Commercial High School building)
Primary stage fire extinction using a fire extinguisher. Don't panic, don't scream, stay calm. Are you mentally prepared for an emergency?

2 Announcement of fiscal results 2006
6 Cable TV
8 City Topics
11 Special project "Creating Old Age" in the Nishida Kitaro Museum of Philosophy
16 Living information
22 Please cooperate in the verification of personal identity at the counter
23 Hometown quiz
24 Gleaming workers



October 2007 Japanese Version
Cover photo: Quick, quick! Move around, move around!
In Uchihisumi Preschool on September 15
Today is sport festival day in the preschools. The parent-child relay makes you feel dizzy. Do your best running mommy!

2 We carry out a disaster prevention drill
4 Cable TV
6 Accepting applications for 2009 preschool enrollment
8 City Topics
10 Lifelong Learning Festival
10 Messkirch youth delegation
Beware of bears!
16 Living information
23 Hometown quiz
24 Gleaming workers



September 2007 Japanese Version
Cover photo: The ballons are flying! On the baseball field in Unoke General Park on July 29.
The opening of the Cats Festa is the flying of ballons conducted by the oldest kids in the preschools. As the balloons flew up into the sky, the kids premiered their "Doraemon Dance Song" and Kahoku Dream Dance holding fans and wearing yukatas.

2 Summer Festa in Kahoku
6 What is the healthcare system for latter-stage elderly?
8 Cable TV
9 Notification on the Employment Structure Basic Survey
10 City Topics
18 Living information
25 Hometown quiz
26 Gleaming workers



August 2007 Japanese Version
Cover photo: Thank you for your cooperation in the beach clean-up. On July 8 at Futatsuya coast
Shiba dog "Mikan" is the 14-year-old star of the beach. With the expression "This is different from the normal state when doing a walk" he warmed the hearts of the people who participated in the beach cleanup.

2 Archenemy obesity!! Metabolic syndrome
6 Cable TV questions and answers
8 City Topics
10 Information on the Respect for the Elderly meeting
14 Living information
21 Large-scale disaster prevention drill
23 Hometown quiz
24 Gleaming workers



July 2007 Japanese Version
Cover photo: German home-style dishes - leave it to us. On June 5 in Honobono Health House
The adult exchange delegation from Messkirch visited Kahoku in line with the sister city exchange. What we needed most to make the traditional German dish "Spaetzle" (Southern-Germany style pasta) was "power."

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June 2007 Japanese Version
Cover photo: Beach kids. Experiencing rice planting for the first time. On May 9 in Karugano.
"No mountain, no river, no rice paddy"- the kids of Nanatsuka who grew up in the dunes get their first shot at rice cultivation. Along the marks made with a tool called "korogashi" they planted cautiously at first and then with more and more joy.

2 Early to bed, early to rise, breakfast campaign
4 Formulation of the city planning masterplan
6 E-mail Kahoku. Start of the distribution service
8 City Topics
14 Looking for contestants in the Cats Grand Prix
18 Living information
25 Hometown quiz
26 Gleaming workers



May 2007 Japanese Version
Cover photo: What landscape would you like to save?

2 Toward the launching of the Kahoku cable TV station
4 Earthquake in the Noto peninsula
6 City Topics
9 Introduction of ward leaders
14 Living information
18 Messkirch official delegation and adult exchange delegation
21 Hometown quiz
22 Gleaming workers



April 2007 Japanese Version
Cover photo: The spring of departure
March 10: The Kahoku city junior high schools held their graduation ceremonies. 386 students begin their new journeys with hearts full of memories. (Photo: Unoke Junior High School graduation ceremony)

2 Kahoku city budget 2007
4 Vorstellung der Mitglieder des Verwaltungsberatungskomitees und des Menschenrechtsschutz-Komittees
Introduction of Administrative Counseling Committee members and Human Rights Protection Committee members
We announce the protection plan for citizens
5 Formulation of the action plan for a gender-equal society
6 City Topics
10 A comfortable life through sewage
Beware of bears!
16 Living information
23 Rabies immunizations
24 Gleaming workers



March 2007 Japanese Version
Cover photo: An a little early elementary school experience. Joint project of kindergartens, preschools and elementary schools.

2 Special topic: Kahoku City administration round table discussion
6 City Topics
8 Joint project of kindergartens, preschools and elementary schools
10 We inform about the results of the national population census in Kahoku
12 Prefectural congress elections
16 Living information
20 Collection of old fire extinguishers
24 Gleaming workers



February 2007 Japanese Version
Cover photo: Look at this fire extinguishing soul!
On January 4, the New Year parade of fire department brigades of the Kahoku area was held, and after the end of the ceremony the dynamic nude watering was presented on the discharge channel of the Kahoku lagoon.

2 Special topic: Local child raising support
6 City Topics
8 Kahoku City employees' salaries
10 Examining the trial run of a community bus
11 Interested in finding a volunteer activity?
12 Premium passport 2007 - Supporting companies
16 Living information
24 Gleaming workers



January 2007 Japanese Version
Cover photo: Dietary Education for the children
The cover sheet was painted for us by painting instructor Sachiko Yoshida (Unoke). Yoshida was awarded the Comprehensive Ink Painting Exhibition Prize of the president of the municipal assembly of Tokyo and the Grand Hokkoku Ink Painting Exhibition Prize.

2 The year of 2006
4 Special topic: Dietary Education for children
8 City Topics
10 Tax return counseling
12 Proposal by the maintenance committee of Kahoku city administration buildings
16 Living information
20 Kahoku Four Seasons Festival - Winter Taste Test competition
24 Gleaming workers




2006


December 2006 Japanese Version
Cover photo: Special topic: Can you see into the inside of your children?

2 Special topic: Can you see into the inside of your children?
6 Did you know that? Protection of citizens
8 City Topics
10 Awarding of the Kahoku City Award
11 3rd Lifelong Learning Festival
12 Tax Forum
13 We ask for your registration in the voting register for the members of the agricultural committee.
14 Informations about enrollment in the after-school day-care
18 Living information
26 Gleaming workers



November 2006 Japanese Version
Cover photo: Today's treat is Kahokkuri
The harvest experience of the brand sweet potato from Kahoku "Kahokkuri" was held on the fields of ȉ@(Osaki), where 75 second graders from Takamatsu Elementary School harvested the Kahokkuri grown in big numbers.

2 Special topic: Official announcement of final accounts
6 City Topics
8 Kahoku Four Seasons Festival Crab Battle
9 Tax Forum
10 Looking for service sector entrepreneurs in close contact with their local area
16 Living information
24 Gleaming workers



October 2006 Japanese Version
Cover photo: Birth of the sweet and juicy Ruby Romans
On the agriculture experimental field in the dunes, about 70 people representing the 56 grape farms of Kahoku, fruit and vegetable markets, department stores from within the prefecture and Japanese restaurants took part, when Ruby Roman gave its debut. They tasted "Ruby Roman," for the cultivation of which 11 years have been spent, and actually tasted its sweetness of a sugar content of 20 and its juiciness. The aim is market entrance in 2008. (Akiko Toda and Nagisa Takano from Ishikawa Prefectural University)

2 Special topic: Learning more about foreign countries
6 City Topics
8 Information on 2007 Kahoku preschool enrollment
10 Cable TV series (last issue)
16 Living information
Beware of bears!
24 Gleaming workers



September 2006 Japanese Version
Cover photo: Many smiles. Holding of the Summer Festa in Kahoku

2 Kahoku Four Seasons Festival Summer Festa in Kahoku
5 Premium passport 2007 - Now accepting applications from households with many children
6 City Topics
10 Messkirch youth exchange delegation
12 Cable TV series (3)
14 Information on the Respect for the Elderly meeting (Nanatsuka and Unoke area)
18 Living information
26 Gleaming workers



August 2006 Japanese Version
Cover photo: Special topic: Opening of Omi Preschool

2 Special topic: Opening of Omi Preschool
6 City Topics
8 Development of new excellent Ishikawa brand products
10 Cable TV series (2). People connected via cable
12 Information on the Respect for the Elderly meeting (Takamatsu area)
13 Premium passport 2007 - Looking for supporting companies
14 Introduction of the new CIR and ALT
18 Living information
28 Gleaming workers



July 2006 Japanese Version
Cover photo: Heidegger standing at the path of philosophy in Messkirch
.Special topic: 30th anniversary of Heidegger's death

2 Special topic: 30th anniversary of Heidegger's death
4 The Kahoku city master plan
The Comprehensive Structure Plan (proposal) is finalized
8 City Topics
10 Holding of the "Kahoku Four Seasons Festival" Summer Festa in Kahoku
12 Cable TV series (1)
14 The state of public finance in Kahoku
20 Living information
28 Gleaming workers



June 2006 Japanese Version
Cover photo: First presentation of "Kahoku Dream Dance"and "Kahoku Four Seasons Dance"

2 Month of the environment
4 City Topics
6 Nursing care insurance changes
7 Information about the Education Center
15 Information about the general health checkup for citizens
16 Living information
22 Gleaming workers



May 2006 Japanese Version
Cover photo: Refreshment for mind and body.
Special topic: Is your body OK? Aerobic lesson in the local area sports club "Club Let's" (Unoke Gym)

2 Is your body OK?
6 City Topics
8 General outline of the maintenance of preschool facilities
10 Information on welfare services for the elderly
14 Tax Forum
16 Living information
20 About the commission system of national health insurance payments
24 Gleaming workers



April 2006 Japanese Version
Cover photo: Completion of the new school building. Taken in the courtyard of Kahokudai Junior High School.

2 Special topic: Completion of the new school building
8 Kahoku city budget 2006
10 City Topics
12 Change of the organizational structure of Kahoku city
14 Installation of Centers for Comprehensive Area Support on April 1
15 Child allowance changes from April 1
16 A comfortable life through sewage
17 We inform about the yearlong schedule of the Department of Lifelong Learning and the Department of Promotion of Physical Education of the Kahoku Board of Education for 2006
22 Living information
26 Support for Persons with Disabilities Act starts April 2006
30 Birth of "Kahoku Dream Information Smile"



March 2006 Japanese Version
Cover photo: Cover photo: When it's spring let's go out
There are still many nice places in Kahoku that are not well known. There are also many festivals. Wouldn't you like to experience the good sides of this place that has mountains and the ocean?

2 When it's spring, let's go out
6 City topics
Second Kahoku city liaison council of womens' associations
8 Kahoku City administration round table discussion
11 Information on the election of the Ishikawa prefecture governor
12 Dealing with imported animals and plants
18 Living information
24 Information on the holding of Kahoku Four Seasons Festival Cherry Blossom Festival



February 2006 Japanese Version
Cover photo: Special topic: Local prevention of nursery care needs. Participants doing muscle training in Kahokudai Kenmin gym.

2 Prevention of nursery care needs with the whole the local area
6 City Topics
10 Final tax return - write it yourself and do it early
18 Kahoku City employees' salaries
20 Living information
28 Thinking about names of places in Kahoku: Akihama and Kohoku



January 2006 Japanese Version
Cover photo: A happy new year

2 The year of 2005
4 What we learn from the special project of the Nishida Kitaro Museum of Philosophy "Thinking About the Environment"
6 City Topics
8 Information on the consolidation of library systems
9 Kahoku Four Seasons Festival - Winter Taste Test competition
10 Start of the premium passport project
16 Living information
22 Thinking about names of places in Kahoku: Futatsuya and Yochi




2005


December 2005 Japanese Version
Cover photo: Many have grown. Monbei persimmon harvest study meeting.
Cover photo: Many have grown. Monbei persimmon harvest study meeting.
The Takamatsu Monbei persimmons industrial association held a harvesting experience study meeting for the 370 third graders of Kahoku in the garden of Katsuji Kawai in the Setomachi Monbei persimmons estate. After a greeting by the head of the industrial association Yusei Mori, the children received an explanation about the harvesting by the technician Mr. Tsuda from the Tsubata agricultural and forestry office. While learing which fruits to harvest from the producer, they studied the big fruits and experienced the harvest using the scissors with caution.

2 Awarding of the Kahoku City Award 2005
4 Second Lifelong Learning Festival
6 Liaison council of Ishikawa prefecture Life Schools. Workshop of the Kahoku block
8 We inform about the financial statements of Kahoku 2004
10 City Topics
12 Daycares offer after-school childcare
13 Successful competitors of "Pieces on Taxes" 2005
18 Living information
24 Thinking about names of places in Kahoku: Nakanuma and Uwadana



November 2005 Japanese Version
Cover photo: 20 years of deepening the friendship transcending countries and languages. 20th Anniversary of Sister City Affiliation ceremony in Messkirch in Germany. The kotoji stone lantern that was unveiled by the two Mayors.

2 Messkirch, Germany. Congratulations on 20 years as sister cities
4 Let's go to the library
8 2005 Settlement report
10 Kahoku Four Seasons Festival "Crab Battle - Blessings of the ocean and the mountains"
11 Tax Forum
12 City Topics
14 Ishikawa Forum: Thinking about the ever-decreasing number of children
15 Second Kahoku Citizen Encounter Walk
20 Living information
28 Thinking about names of places in Kahoku: Natsuguri and Kasashima



October 2005 Japanese Version
Cover photo: Kindergartners get ready to race at the sports festival of Sumiyoshi Preschool
The draft for the Comprehensive Kahoku City Plan is completed

2 The draft for the Comprehensive Kahoku City Plan is completed
8 Formulation of a broad outline of the Kahoku city administrative reform
10 City Topics
12 Decision on the logo
13 Election of Lower House members and results of the People's Examination of the Supreme Court Judges
14 Information about Kahoku city preschool enrollment in 2006
16 Second Lifelong Learning Festival
22 Living information
30 Thinking about names of places in Kahoku: Setomachi and Tani



September 2005 Japanese Version
Cover photo: First anniversary of the formation of Kahoku city. 2005 Summer Gymnastics Tour
Radio gymnastics belong to summer vacation. The NHK radio gymnastics was broadcasted from Kahoku to the whole country and to some foreign countries. Nanatsuka Central park became the venue, and about 2100 people attended. In an atmosphere that was little different from the ususal radio gymnastics during summer vacation, adults as well as children were a little nervous while doing the gymnastics.

2 Kahoku Four Seasons Festival - Summer Festa in Kahoku
5 Election of Lower House members, People's Examination of the Supreme Court Judges
6 Please cooperate with the national population census
8 Information on the 2005 Respect for the Elderly meeting
9 Information about the general health checkup for inhabitants
10 City Topics
18 Living information
26 Thinking about names of places in Kahoku: Hachino and Yokoyama



August 2005 Japanese Version
Cover photo: Rich hearts cultivated by the local area
Introduction of actual activities the whole local area is presently working on. Having fun playing soccer after school.

2 Rich hearts cultivated by the local area
6 Vigorous companies in the local areas
7 We introduce the new CIR (Coordinator for International Relations) and new ALT (Assistant Language Teacher)
8 City Topics
16 Living information
24 Thinking about names of places in Kahoku: Hamakita and Osaki



July 2005 Japanese Version
Cover photo: This book is interesting
The busy library in Takamatsu Elementary school has a librarian

2 Attempt of a Kahoku school education
6 Information on the Summer Festa in Kahoku
8 City Topics
10 The city flower, tree and bird for Kahoku have been chosen
11 Opening of the training center in Kahokudai Kenmin Gym
16 Living information
26 Thinking about names of places in Kahoku: Nodera and Unoke



June 2005 Japanese Version
Cover photo: Once again experiencing the murmur of a brook
Many parents and children came to "Once again experiencing the murmur of a brook" that was held on May 5 in the biotope space in the garden of Toyokatsu Egami. Barefoot children chased fish while giving shouts of joy.

2 Just a little effort by every person can make a big impact
4 City Topics
4 Adult exchange delegation from Messkirch
6 Let's get together
10 The president and vice president of the city council will be decided
14 Living information
18 Results of the questionnaire survey about the Kanazawa number plate
21 Consumers' Corner
24 Thinking about names of places in Kahoku: Kurogawa and Nanakubo



May 2005 Japanese Version
Cover photo: Official start of the development of the next generation support. Osaki Preschool, which since April hosts a child raising support center.

2 Kahoku city action plan for measures to support the development of the next generation
6 Kahoku city council election results
8 City Topics
10 Youth exchange delegation from Messkirch, Germany in town
12 City bulletin survey results
14 Start of activities of the Kahoku Silver Employees Center
20 Living information
26 Thinking about names of places in Kahoku: Guwannyo and Uke



April 2005 Japanese Version
Cover photo: Running through Kahoku. First Kahoku city formation anniversary relay race. 79 teams ran a relay through Kahoku on March 13

2 Information on the Kahoku city council elections
3 The organisation of Kahoku city has changed
4 Kahoku city budget 2005
6 City Topics
8 Information on Kahoku Four Seasons Festival Cherry Blossom Festival
18 Living information
26 Thinking about names of places in Kahoku: Miuchi and Hachibuse



March 2005 Japanese Version
Cover photo: We painted the beautiful ocean of Kahoku. Umikkolando's kids' painting competition.

2 Informatization project survey results
4 Womens' voices to the municipal government. City administration round table discussion.
7 Mori Gakko archaeological excavation
8 Let's broaden the circle of local nursery care prevention
10 City Topics
18 Living information
22 Messkirch youth exchange delegation
28 Thinking about names of places in Kahoku: Kamiyamada, Shimoyamada and Tozuka



February 2005 Japanese Version
Cover photo: Kahoku Four Seasons Festival - Winter Taste Test competition. Famous zosui (rice porridge) campaign. Until February 13!
Try the rice porridges of the registered restaurants.

2 Results of the survey on the Comprehensive Kahoku City Plan
6 Settlement report 2003
8 Information on evacuation sites in Kahoku
10 Volunteer organizations are looking for new members
12 Information on the final tax return
16 City Topics
22 Kahoku City employees' salaries
24 Living information
32 Thinking about names of places in Kahoku: Wakamidori and Keya



January 2005 Japanese Version
Cover photo: Pieces of the Kahoku Picture Letter Association

2 New year's greeting
4 Steps on the way to Kahoku city 2004
6 Special topic: Kahoku Watching
10 City Topics
12 Special topic: The Future of Childraising network. Talk with Mayor Aburano
19 Kahoku Four Seasons Festival - Winter Taste Test competition
20 Living information
25 Thinking about names of places in Kahoku: Uchihisumi and Sotohisumi




2004


December 2004 Japanese Version
Cover photo: A good scent. We'd like to eat the popcorn!
Kindergarten children watching the popping corn for the popcorn with big eyes.

2 It is now that "dietary education" is important
6 First Lifelong Learning Festival
8 Looking for a slogan for the Kahoku city logo
9 Introduction of the new Welfare Committee and the Children Committee
10 City Topics
18 Living information
24 Thinking about names of places in Kahoku: Matsuhama and Tada



November 2004 Japanese Version
Cover photo: Best pieces of the First Kahoku Environment Poster Competition

2 Information on the Kahoku Four Seasons Festival
3 Seminar on gender equality for the area heads
6 City Topics
8 Now accepting applications for enrollment in after-school daycare
16 Living information
24 Thinking about names of places in Kahoku: Nagaramachi and Sasue



October 2004 Japanese Version
Cover photo: The summer in Kahoku is the beginning of philosophy. The hot burning hometown of philosophy.
24th Summer Philosophy Course "Zen meditation for Beginners." Ishikawa prefecture Nishida Kitaro Museum of Philosophy

2 Information on the Lifelong Learning Festival
4 Information on preschool enrollment
10 City Topics
18 Living information
24 Thinking about names of places in Kahoku: Karugano



September 2004 Japanese Version
Cover photo: Many dreams, lots of fun. The first Kahoku Four Seasons Festival Summer Festa in Kahoku

2 First Kahoku Four Seasons Festival
6 Information on the Respect for the Elderly meeting
8 We gave our best! Sports honors
12 City Topics
20 Living information
26 Thinking about names of places in Kahoku: Shiroo



August 2004 Japanese Version
Cover photo: Grow big, sprout of friendship. The signing of the sister city affiliation between the Kahoku city and Messkirch city, and the memorial planting of an Oshima cherry tree (philosophy museum)

2 Signing of the sister city affiliation with Messkirch
6 City Topics
8 Information on fire drills
Results of the Lower House election
18 Living information
24 Thinking about names of places in Kahoku: Uchitakamatsu


July 2004 Japanese Version
Cover photo: Let's walk together. 860 people depart from Nanatsuka Central park.
In memory of the formation of Kahoku - Kahoku citizen encounter walk

2 Information on the Kahoku Four Seasons Festivals
4 Assumption of office of the Deputy Mayor and the receiver general, city council elections
6 Kahoku city budget 2004
8 Introduction of excellent new Ishikawa brand products
12 City Topics
20 Living information
26 Thinking about names of places in Kahoku: Mori and Mukaino



June 2004 Japanese Version
Cover photo: Stately rice planting on the kenkokuden by women with a towel wrapped around their heads.
On the Kenkokuden (Miuchi: Mr. Junichi Unoke), a rice-planting ceremony planting rice to present at the Imperial court ceremony Niinamesai was held. The sanctified seedlings were planted carefully one by one by the rice planters.

2 Environmental month: Waste Reduction Act
4 Use the nursing care service
6 Meet the new Board of Education members
8 City Topics
16 Living information
24 Thinking about names of places in Kahoku



May 2004 Japanese Version
Cover photo: The first Mayor of Kahoku city Waichiro Aburano took office on April 12.

2 Greetings from the Kahoku Mayor
4 Let's raise healthy Kahoku kids
6 Introduction of town heads, area council heads and members of the Agricultural Committee
8 City Topics
16 Living information
22 Thinking about names of places in Kahoku



April 2004 Japanese Version
Cover photo: First graduation ceremony at the Prefectural Nursing University. The 84 persons of the inaugural class.

2 The Kahoku Sakuradani cherry route
4 Setomachi, home of the turnip sushi
6 Completion of the Nanatsuka-Unoke route
8 Expansion of the public sewage system
9 Building standards change
10 Introduction of facilities
24 Thinking about names of places in Kahoku



March 2004 Japanese Version
Cover photo: Municipal merger and birth of Kahoku City
Little Hana Takenaka from Takamatsu, whose birth notice was the first to come in on March 1.

2 Here I am. Formation of Kahoku city
4 Site map of Kahoku city halls and fields of work
7 Election of the Mayor of Kahoku city
8 City Topics
10 Living information
12 Kahoku City Award