11th Annual “Not Your Ordinary Garage Sale”

WHO/WHAT: Former Pan Am flight attendants of the World Wings International-Hawaii Chapter present their 11th annual “Not Your Ordinary Garage Sale.” Choose from antiques, clothes, toys, books, and many more bargains! Cash only. Proceeds will benefit St....

Unlikely Liberators Photo Exhibit

WHO/WHAT: The Nisei Veterans Legacy Center, in partnership with the Nisei Veterans Memorial Center on Maui, presents a photo exhibit about the 522nd Field Artillery Battalion and the liberation of the Dachau Death March....
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Okinawan Music Performance

WHO/WHAT: Afuso Ryu Koten Ongaku Kenkyu Choichi Kai USA will perform traditional Okinawan music as part of “Ayanuji: Okinawa’s Traditional Culture – Past and Present.” This is an East-West Center Arts Program, presented in...

“A Taste Of Wine And Sake”

WHO/WHAT: The Japanese Women’s Society Foundation presents its 2016 fundraiser, “A Taste of Wine and Sake,” with proceeds benefitting Kuakini Home and the organization’s gerontology scholarship and grants programs. Wines will be provided by...
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“Zen Ken Sho” Art Show and Sale

WHO/WHAT: The Daihonzan Chozen-ji International Zen Dojo will hold its annual art show and sale, “Zen Ken Sho.” It will include demonstrations of martial and fine arts used in Zen training at Chozen-ji, including...
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Community Focus – Herald Salutes

Rod S. Tanonaka has been named Sergeant-at-Arms for the state House of Representatives. Tanonaka previously served as chief of staff for the late U.S. Rep. K. Mark Takai and prior to that, held the same post for U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa during her first term in Congress. Tanonaka succeeds Kevin Kuroda, who retired last year....
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“A Harvest Of Hawai‘i Plantation Pidgin: The Japanese Way”

WHO/WHAT: Author Myra Sachiko Ikeda, author of “A Harvest of Hawai‘i Plantation Pidgin: The Japanese Way,” will talk about her book and sign copies at this event. The book examines, from the perspective of...
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“Taste of Hongwanji” and Spring Bazaar

WHO/WHAT: Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin presents its annual “Taste of Hongwanji” and Spring Bazaar featuring foods such as beef stew, fried noodles, sushi rolls, KC Waffle Dogs, shave ice and baked goods. Other highlights:...

One-Man Kabuki Storyteller In Concert

WHO/WHAT: Kunitoshi Kineya, a one-of-a-kind Nagauta shamisen player, will perform in Honolulu as part of his U.S. tour. Nagauta, which literally means “long song” in Japanese, is a classical style of Japanese music which...

23rd Annual New Year’s ‘Ohana Festival

WHO/WHAT: The Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i presents its annual ‘Ohana Festival to celebrate Hawai‘i’s cultural diversity and to ring in the New Year 2016 – the Year of the Monkey. WHEN/WHERE: Sunday, Jan. 10,...

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