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Creativity makes me feel happy and free!


Creativity makes me feel happy and free!

Creativity is the best place to be for my mindset and mental health. It makes me feel happy and free!

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Isolation


I love this song “Beggars in the House of Plenty” by Generationals. The video has nice footage of a U.S. Senate committee hearing led by the late U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye of Hawaii. Hawaii and the United States isn’t the same without him. I miss my grandparents; the 100th Battalion & 442nd Regimental Combat Team of World War II that my great uncle Roy Okubo was a member of who fought against fascism overseas and racism in America; the members of the 1954 Democratic Revolution who changed the discriminatory laws in Hawaii; the late Hawaii State Senator, 442 veteran, attorney & my mentor Nadao “Najo” Yoshinaga; and all my friends of this great generation.

Tired of the vindictiveness of policymakers, judges and haters, and to stay away from alcohol since I’m a social drinker, I isolated myself from anything public for 3.5 years whether it be charities, politics, or social gatherings. I’m slowly becoming involved with public service again by supporting some of my positive friends who need to be in government to keep the negative people out of power who will feed into the hate and anger that is being taught to the younger generations. It’s hard to stay away from politics, my second love after soccer. It’s a love that will never die.

Like the song says, isolation is a two-way street. We all need it sometimes to look within ourselves, to find ways to better ourselves and the world. When we make our comeback we’ll crush anything before us with all the might of love, compassion, and empathy.

#generationals #beggarsinthehouseofplenty #band #music #song #politics #government #politicians #judges #haters #isolation #comeback #crushit #poems #quotes #business #entrepreneur #aviation #businesslaw #concerts #books #novels #movies #love #compassion #empathy #innerpeace #peace

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Music Plays A Huge Role In My Life!


Music plays a huge role in my life. I listen to songs with happy hooks and beats, especially electronic dance music to keep my myself happy and positive and when exercising. Classical and relaxing instrumental music is what I listen to when writing legal documents and researching laws. I like fun music when researching and writing business documents and nonfiction projects. When I write my novels and poems, I enjoy romantic and sad songs so I can bring out the emotions in the characters and dramatic scenes, then I switch to uplifting songs for the happy scenes. Here, I’m wearing my wireless Beats headset from my friend Ryan Sanada in my office with the plumeria flowers in the background. There’s also coconut trees behind the plumeria tree, all very relaxing to look at while I work!

#music #songs #edm #electronicdancemusic #beats #beatsheadphones #headset #headphones #work #law #business #writing #research #fiction #novels #poems #nonfiction #entrepreneurship #office #plumeria #flowers #coconuttrees #oahu #hawaii #mindfulness

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Beautiful


My love, don’t leave.

My heart . . . will bleed.

It’s been too long since we said goodbye.

Your heart is buried deep inside

the walls of every dream of mine.

So drift off, I’ll keep you safe tonight.

You are beautiful.

“Beautiful” by Said The Sky ft. Diamond Eyes.

 

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Better With You


I was a wreck when you came along

When there was nothing left

You showed me the best

I’m still a mess but you hold on

Don’t know just why you do

But I know I’m better with you

“Better With You” by Jesse McCartney

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I Feel the Love


I feel the love, I wanna get to know you.

I feel the love, let the past burn into the sun.

I feel the love, I really wanna show you now.

I feel the love, I wanna get to know you.

I feel the love, let the past burn into the sun.

Can’t get enough, so much I wanna show you now.

 

Tritonal – I Feel The Love (feat Ross Lynch)

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Chateau


I don’t mind if you wanna go anywhere
I’ll take you there
We can go if you wanna go anywhere
I’ll take you there
We can go to the Chateau Marmont
And dance in the hotel room
We can run with the headlights on
Till we got nothing to lose
We have, lifting from the ground
We go, never coming down
(Angus & Julia Stone – Chateau)

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Last night you came to me.


Last night you came to me

You gave me three songs

One for our pain

Two for our love

And three for our tomorrow

– Jon Riki Karamatsu, Poem, 4/26/2018 –

#poem #poems #poetry #writing #creativewriting #art #expression #music #songs #love #romance

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“Run” by Fhono


It feels hopeless in the darkness.

So I gotta go.

I’m not alone where milk and honey flows from misery to paradise.

Run! We can make it!

Shine through the darkness.

#run #fhono #music #song #lyrics

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Over You


‘Cause I’m over you
I am over you
Yeah, I’m over you
Or at least I will be soon

“Over You” by Kasbo ft. Frida Sundemo

#music #song #lyrics #overyou #kasbo #fridasundemo

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You Owe Me


I don’t really say this often.
But there’s something that the papers forgot
Every time I read them, I know I feed them but I know
They’re painting but they can’t leave a mark
‘Cause my friends don’t read the papers
And they don’t really care if we’re awesome or not
So every time I read them, I know I feed them But I know,
They wanna see me hang on the wall
You don’t know me
Don’t you think that I get lonely?
It gets dark inside my head
Check my pulse and if I’m dead, you owe me
If you’re lonely
Don’t you think you’re on your own
When it gets dark inside your head
Check my pulse and if I’m dead, you owe me
Say it to my face if you mean it
Say it to my face, but you won’t
I know I’m not losing, but I’m losing my mind
Does anybody know what that’s like?
You don’t know me
Don’t you think that I get lonely?
It gets dark inside my head
Check my pulse and if I’m dead, you owe me
If you’re lonely
Don’t you think you’re on your own
When it gets dark inside your head
Check my pulse and if I’m dead, you owe me
“You Owe Me” by the Chainsmokers.
#chainsmokers #cover #jfla #song #music #edm #electronicdancemusic

 

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Broken


I like that you’re broken, broken like me.

I like that you’re lonely, lonely like me.

“Broken” by Lovely The Band.

#music #song #songs #broken #lovelytheband #love #romance

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Keep Cool


Late night, wake up
I’m sick, I’m stuck
You’re here, so near
Your dream, my fear
Your love, my loss
Your dime, my cost
My fate, your hands
My life, your brand
Living my life in spite of you
This is the best that I can do
Nothing left for me to prove
I give it all to you
Nothing’s what we made it
And we’re living like we hate it
I have given all I can
But I can’t anymore
Freedom, I can taste it
And the truth, I need to face it
I’ve always been dedicated
But I can’t anymore

“Keep Cool” by Major Lazer feat. Shaggy & Winter Gordon.

#keepcool #majorlazer #shaggy #wyntergordon #lyrics #love #heartbreak #music #song #edm #electronicdancemusic #reggae #dj #musicproducer

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Look at me with your sleepy eyes.


Look at me with your sleepy eyes.

We don’t have to hide.

I just want to touch your face.

Take me straight to outer space.

“Sleepy Eyes” by Elohim ft. Whethan.

#sleepyeyes #elohim #whethan #music #song #edm #electronicdancemusic

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If balance can be achieved, there’s a chance to save love.


I’m feeling this song “Better” by Rihanna ft. The Chainsmokers & Martin Garrix. For those of you going through some struggles and heartache, I dedicate this song to you. With the bigger picture in mind, most things are not worth fighting about. If balance can be achieved, there’s a chance to save love.

I love music!

#rihanna #thechainsmokers #martingarrix #song #music #edm #electronicdancemusic #love #balance #mindfulness #gratitude #quote

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If You Leave Me Now


Go
You won’t go
If you leave me now
I can heal somehow
Back
To the time
When I knew myself
When I knew myself

Give me a reason why you choose to always hurt my soul
I gave you everything, oh baby, please I have to know
Just answer me the question, are you gonna stay or go?
Stay or go?

Oh, no, please don’t go
If you leave me now
If you leave me now
But you stay
If you leave me now
If you leave me now
But you stay

Back to the time
But I know you won’t
But I know you won’t

Give me a reason why you choose to always hurt my soul
I gave you everything, oh baby, please I have to know
Just answer me the question, are you gonna stay or go?
Stay or go?

Oh, no
Please don’t go
If you leave me now
If you leave me now
But you stay
If you leave me now
If you leave me now
But you stay

If you leave me now
Oh, just stay
If you leave me now
If you leave me now

Won’t you stay?
Please don’t go
If you leave me now
If you leave me now

“If You Leave Me Now” by Foxes.

#music #song #songs #lyrics #foxes #ifyouleavemenow

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Don’t Say


“Don’t Say” by The Chainsmokers. One of my favorite DJs/music producers. I’ve been feeling this song.

#dontsay #thechainsmokers #edm #electronicdancemusic #electronicmusic #music #popmusic #pop #dance #dj #musicproducer #musicproducers #song #songs #tunes #tune #lyrics

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Say


I think I’m trying to find my purpose because I feel upside down
There’s a face in the mirror I think I know
I guess I’m starting to see some things that I never thought I would
The way you look and the way you’re who you are
Alright starlight

Say what you will
Say what you want
I won’t grow up
I will come around
Say what you feel
Say anything
I will hold on
’til I can’t let go

I wanna see a familiar face and a friend to take my hand
Sometimes a little bit of lost needs a little bit of found
You can lose yourself in your faith but come washing up on shore
And I’ve been here before I think I’ve told you
Alright starlight

Say what you will
Say what you want
I won’t grow up
I will come around
Say what you feel
Say anything
I will hold on
’til I can’t let go

Be my fire, take my hand
You wanna stay in the promised land
Where all the things you want to fill you are
Chase that morning, close your eyes
You wanna wake up where there’s no goodbyes
And all the numbered days will turn to one
So I just stop and

Say what you will
Say what you want
I won’t grow up
I will come around
Say what you feel
Say anything
I will hold on
’til I can’t let go

“Say” by The Spacies.

#music #song #songs #lyrics #say #thespacies

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Only Us


And maybe I lost who we are
I jumped to the end
When that’s not how we left it
And maybe the sound of your heart
Gets stuck in my head
So I can’t forget

#music #song #lyrics #onlyus #paperwhite

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Why is everything so heavy?


I’m holding on
Why is everything so heavy?
Holding on
So much more than I can carry
I keep dragging around what’s bringing me down
If I just let go, I’d be set free
Holding on
Why is everything so heavy?

“Heavy” by Linkin Park.

#linkinpark #heavy #ripchesterbennington #music #lyrics #song #rock #rockmusic

 

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Invisible


If I cannot break your fall.
I’ll pick you up right off the ground.
If you felt invisible, I won’t let you feel that now.

“Invisible” by Linkin Park.

#linkinpark #ripchesterbennington #invisible #music #lyrics #song #songs #rock #alternative #rockandroll

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Call Me


You can call me, oh, if you’re lonely and need somebody.
You can call me, middle of the night when you need my body.
You can call me, you can call me, you know that you can tell everyone.
If you want me the way I want you.
Got my number, you know what to do, yeah.

“Call Me” by Neiked ft. Mimi.

#music #song #songs #lyrics #dancemusic #electronicmusic #electronicdancemusic #edm #dj #concert #concerts #festival #festivals #musicevents #event #events #promoter #promoters #entertainment #honolulu #hawaii

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You should know baby that you’re the best.


I just need to get it off my chest. Yeah more than you know, yeah more than you know. You should know that baby you’re the best. Yeah more than you know, yeah more than you know.

Sorry, these lyrics by Axwell Ingrosso’s song “More Than You Know” are playing in my head, but I just need to get it off my chest.

Music is one of the things that brings me joy!  It’s a tool that I apply to maintain my happiness.  There’s studies that show the positive effects music has on our lives.  That’s why I enjoy producing music concerts.  I’m so lucky to have partnered on some music events with my friend G who I became friends with from my days at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.  He got me to appreciate electronic dance music (EDM).  Though, I enjoy all types of music such as but not limited to classical, orchestra music, piano music, reggae, Hawaiian, all decades of pop, love songs, ballads, rock, alternative, hip hop, mellow electronic music, and electronic dance music.

#music #song #songs #edm #electronicdancemusic #electronicmusic #dancemusic #pop #popmusic #dj #axwellingrosso #morethanyouknow #event #events #promoter #promoters #concert #concerts #festival #festivals

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Keep Me Close.


I need you.

I need you to keep me close.

“Keep Me Close” by Paris & Simo ft. Sara Diamond.

#music #edm #electronicdancemusic #dancemusic #DJ #paris&simo #singer #saradiamond #keepmeclose

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We used to say this song made us feel some type of way.


We used to say this song made us feel some type of way.
It used to make us both feel free.
Underneath the covers you would grab my hand.
You’d say you’d never listen to it without me.

“This Song” by RAC ft. Rostam.

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I know when you’re around.


I know when you’re around because I know that sound – the sound of your heart.

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How Super Can I Become?


Trembling without love.

How super can I become?

Losses become wins.

– Jon Riki Karamatsu, 2/23/2017, Haiku #54 –

Here’s a song “Forever in Silence” by Solstis that helped to bring out my emotions and words to this Haiku poem, which I was able to write in seconds.

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Feels Right


An energizing song “Feels Right” by Jocelyn Alice (Galloway Remix). A good song to dance to and lift your spirits.

Lyrics:

We don’t care if we do it right.
We don’t care what it looks like.
We’ve got love in the nightlife.
We’ve got love and it feels right.

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I’ll Only Play This Game With You.


Because it’s true, I’ll only play this game with you.

“Game 4 U” by St. Lucia.

 

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I Would Do Anything For Love


Such a moving song and nice video.  “I Would Do anything For Love” written by Jim Steinman and sang by Meatloaf with Lorraine Crosby.  Michael Bay directed the music video.

Romantic lyrics:

Woman:
Will you make me some magic with your own two hands?
Can you build an emerald city with these grains of sand?
Can you give me something I can take home?
Man:
I can do that!

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Power and Money.


Power and money will attract the good and the bad. The bad get worse with their desire for it, and they get even worse when they get it. People are only around them because they have to. However, when the bad get taken down, without power and money, they lose their identity, and no one wants to be near them anymore because there’s no reason to be.

With or without power and money, the good stay the same. Power and money don’t define them. Its love and compassion that attract people around them.

To all of you getting yelled at in your careers, attacked by greed, judged by your success, and laughed at for your failures, stay positive with your love and compassion. We all love you and are cheering you on.

Anytime, you’re feeling down because of negativity, play the song below “Hype” by Calvin Harris and Dizzee Rascal because there will always be a hype around you, and we all need that special gift that only you can bring to this world!

Note: This type of concert would be fun in Hawaii!

Lyrics of “Hype” by Calvin Harris and Dizzee Rascal:

Top of the roster
Real deal, you can see it in my posture
I feel like Leo with a Oscar
The price just changed, no sour, it’ll cost ya
And I’m not an imposter
My style don’t borrow or foster
My enemies will not prosper
Seems like every time they take a shot they hit the crossbar
And I move like Neymar
Them boys ain’t even on my radar
I do my own stunts, no saviour
That’s why I gotta stunt so major
They say I go mad for the paper
I think I need a shrink and a tailor
But I do not think about failure
I’m a star, I should get my own trailer

Hype!
Every time I’m around there’s a hype
Touchdown and the crowd get’s hyped
Straight gassed, got the whole place hype
I’m a bad boy and I do what I like
Every time I’m around there’s a hype
Touchdown and the crowd get’s hyped
Straight gassed, got the whole place hype

[Beat break]

Hype
Every time I’m around there’s a hype
Touchdown and the crowd get’s hyped
Straight gassed, got the whole place hype
I’m a bad boy and I do what I like
Every time I’m around there’s a hype
Touchdown and the crowd get’s hyped
Straight gassed, got the whole place hype

[Beat break]

Straight gassed, got the whole place hype

I’m so legit
I do not slip, I just stick to the script
Fully equipped, there is no stopping me
I do not quit, I do not cip
Ready for action, I’ve gotta be physically fit
Sit-ups and burpees and dips
Gettin’ a grip and it’s making me physically sick
Somehow I still get a kick

Hype
Every time I’m around there’s a hype
Touchdown and the crowd get’s hyped
Straight gassed, got the whole place hype
I’m a bad boy and I do what I like
Every time I’m around there’s a hype
Touchdown and the crowd get’s hyped
Straight gassed, got the whole place hype

[Beat break]

Straight gassed, got the whole place hype

Hype
Every time I’m around there’s a hype
Touchdown and the crowd get’s hyped
Straight gassed, got the whole place hype
I’m a bad boy and I do what I like
Every time I’m around there’s a hype
Touchdown and the crowd get’s hyped
Straight gassed, got the whole place hype

Source: http://www.directlyrics.com/dizzee-rascal-hype-lyrics.html

 

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We’ve Just Begun.


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