WHO/WHAT: Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce members demonstrate serious stage skills in “Virtual Talent Taikai (Competition),” an exciting night of song and dance which you judge to decide which team takes home the “Grand Champion” title!
Just like the New Year’s Kohaku Uta Gassen (Red and White Song Contest) on Japanese TV, these business people will split into a Red Team (captained by Deputy Dir. Lynn Araki-Regan of the State of Hawaiʻi Dept. of Transportation) and White Team (Managing Dir. Eric Takahata, Hawaii Tourism Japan), with the festivities emceed by HTA Chief Administrative Officer Keith Regan of Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority.
WHEN/WHERE: Thursday, Jan. 14, with a 5:30 p.m. networking session and 6 p.m. program. Tuesday, Jan. 12, is the deadline to register at hjcc.org/events and the last day of refunds.