WHO/WHAT: “KIPUKA” is a new photographic book by Ai Iwane. Iwane will talk about her 12-year fascination with bon dance in Hawai’i and Fukushima. Her collection focuses on the song, “Fukushima Ondo,” with photos starting from 2006 in Hawai’i and from 2011 in Fukushima, after it was ravaged by the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster.

The book “KIPUKA” will be available for sale and signing by Iwane after the presentation. The book can also be purchased online at http://seigensha.com/en/2018/12/19/978-4-86152-718-0/.

WHEN/WHERE: Thursday, Oct. 3, 5:30 – 7 p.m., at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai’i, 1st floor gallery (2454 S. Beretania St.)

To RSVP, call 945-7633, ext. 28, or email programs@jcch.com.


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