WHO/WHAT: Hawaii Kotohira Jinsha-Hawaii Dazaifu celebrates all creatures at its annual Chinowa blessing for people and pets. Leashed or caged pets and people of all faiths are welcome to receive a complimentary blessing, or you can bring a stuffed toy animal to represent a pet.

WHEN/WHERE: Sunday, June 4, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. The shrine is located at 1239 Olomea St. Additional parking is available at Damien School (1410 Houghtailing St.). Pets are not allowed on the shuttle. You may drop off your pet with a human companion at the shrine and then park and use the shuttle.

COST: Event is free and open to the public. Reservations are not required. For more information, call 841-4755.


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