WHO/WHAT: The Japan-America Society of Hawaii is holding its 2023 Bridge Awards Dinner and Silent Auction to honor those who promote friendship and understanding between Hawai‘i and Japan. This year’s theme is honoring traditions, and the recipients of the 2023 Bridge Awards are Konishiki Yasokichi and Dr. Genshitsu Sen Urasenke. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Maui and those affected by the wildfires.
WHEN/WHERE: Tuesday, Oct. 3, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.; Alohilani Resort, Waikiki Beach.
TICKETS: $250 for JASH member; $300 for non-member. For more information, please visit jashawaii.org/2023bridgeawards.
-Written by Kanani Annandale