WHO/WHAT: On the first three Saturdays in July, the Nisei Veterans Memorial Center will air three Japanese animated films, produced by Studio Ghibli. The first film, “Grave of the Fireflies,” is a 1988 war tragedy about two siblings struggling to survive after firebombing during the Second World War. The second film, “Kiki’s Delivery Service,” is a fantasy tale about a young witch who uses her flying ability to earn a living when she moves to a new town. “My Neighbor Totoro,” the 1988 cult classic about two sisters who interact with friendly wood spirits, closes out the festival.

WHEN/WHERE: Saturdays, July 9, 16, 23, 1:30 p.m., doors open at 1 p.m. Nisei Veterans Memorial Center, 665 Kahului Beach Rd. For more information, visit nvmc.org/event/studio-ghibli-animefest-2022 or call (808) 244-6862 to register for tickets.


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