WHO/WHAT: The Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i presents an exhibit celebrating TEMARI’s 35th anniversary. TEMARI Center for Asian and Pacific Arts is a nonprofit organization that perpetuates traditional Asian-Pacific folk arts through teaching, sharing experiences and creating with diverse cultural perspectives.

The exhibition will include personal narratives of local artists, illustrated with archival visuals explaining TEMARI’s landmark classes and events such as Edo anesama, kadomatsu, Micronesian lei making, kapa making and washi kamisuki.

Throughout the exhibition run, demonstrations and talk story sessions will take place on Saturdays from noon-2 p.m. Admission is free, but seating is limited.

• Sept. 20: “From Journals to Print” — Grant Kagimoto
• Sept. 27: “Crossing Oceans with Kapa, Reeds and Lei” — Moana Eisele, Kamalu du Preez, Marques Marzan and Bill Char

Oct. 4: “Making Wa-Hon Books” — Sara Oka

Oct. 11: “New Wave Kimono” — Ann Asakura and guest artists

WHEN/WHERE: Through Oct. 11 at the JCCH Community Gallery. Hours are Monday-Friday, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. For more information, call JCCH at 945-7633.


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