Mrs. Yajima’s famous jack-o’-lantern manju. (Photo courtesy of HJJCC)

WHO/WHAT: Honolulu Japanese Junior Chamber of Commerce presents an afternoon with Mrs. Lillian Yajima. Every year, Mrs. Yajima — now a 101-years young — teaches the Cherry Blossom Festival contestants how to make her famous jack-o’-lantern manju.

WHEN/WHERE: Saturday, Oct. 9, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. For more information, go to

COST: $10 for HJJCC members and $20 for non-member guests. RSVP as soon as possible to to retrieve the ingredient packet prior to the event. Once registered, a Zoom link will be sent via email.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here