Members of the Sumie Society of Hawaii celebrated the conclusion of their 15th annual exhibition at Honolulu Hale with a luncheon at Alan Wong’s Pineapple Room at the Ala Moana Macy’s on May 19. The members’ India ink and Japanese art drawings were on display in the courtyard of Honolulu Hale from May 8 to 19.

Sachie Saigusa-Sensei, who will celebrate her 91st birthday this year, presented certificates of achievement to beginner students Michiko Fukumoto and Takako Yajima-Stults. However, her words of encouragement were for all of her students, encouraging them to paint with heart and determination whether they are beginner or advanced students.

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