WHO/WHAT: The United Japanese Society of Hawaii will hold its 61st annual shinnen enkai (New Year’s banquet). UJSH will recognize the recipients of the 2019 imperial decorations by the government of Japan — Dr. Robert Huey, Noboru Hayase, Kenneth Ito and Barbara Kawakami — and Kenjin Kai Young Achiever honorees.
There will also be a buffet luncheon, entertainment, silent auction and a lucky number drawing.
WHEN/WHERE: Saturday, Jan. 11, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i, Manoa Grand Ballroom.
COST: $50 per person, $28 for children 4-10 years old and free for children under 4 years old. To register call UJSH at 941-5889.