Children playing the Taiko drums for New Years at JCCH 2018 Ohana Festival

JCCH New Year’s Ohana Festival

WHO/WHAT: The Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i celebrates the “Year of the Dog” with the 25th annual New Year’s ‘Ohana Festival. The event marks the first public event of the Gannenmono 150th anniversary immigration...
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Taste Of Hongwanji Bazaar

WHO/WHAT: Come and enjoy a fun filled day for the whole family with great entertainment, games, “ono-kine” food and drinks, a collection of handcrafted items and many other hidden treasures including those from Kailua...
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“Aki No Karaoke” Festival on Maui

WHO/WHAT: Maui Karaoke Club presents its fall karaoke festival, “Aki No Karaoke. WHEN/WHERE: Sunday, Sept. 25, from noon-4 p.m. at Kaunoa Senior Center in Spreckelsville. COST: Tickets are $5 each and includes a bento lunch. Tickets...
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Geijutsu Performance and Potluck Dinner

WHO/WHAT: The Geijutsu Cultural Exchange and Training Program Students of Okinawa will present a performance of Okinawan music and dance. WHEN/WHERE: Monday, Feb. 4, at 6:30 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.) at the Hawaii...
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“Proof of Loyalty”

WHO/WHAT: PBS Hawai‘i will rebroadcast “Proof of Loyalty: Kazuo Yamane and the Nisei Soldiers of Hawaii,” which premiered at the 2017 Hawaii International Film Festival. The film by documentarians Don Sellers and Lucy Ostrander...

Mokuhanga: Japanese Woodblock Printing From Ukiyo-E to Abstract

WHO/WHAT: As part of the Hawaii Japanese Center’s special Japan Foundation exhibition, “Handcrafted Form: Traditions and Techniques,” painter/printmaker Glenn Yamanoha will present an overview of woodblock printmaking, its history and development, and its influences...

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...
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Community Focus – Sake and Food Pairings Featured At Moon and Viewing Party

Consul General of Japan Yasushi Misawa and Kokusai Sake Kai co-hosted a celebration of this year’s rare supermoon with a Tsukimi no En, or Moon Viewing Party, on Nov. 18 at the Consul General’s residence in Nu‘uanu. (A supermoon is the coincidence of a full moon or a new full moon with the closest approach....
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“Voices Behind Barbed Wire: Stories of Hawaii” Screening

WHO/WHAT: AARP Hawai‘i will host a free screening of “Voices Behind Barbed Wire: Stories of Hawai‘i,” produced by the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i. While the mass incarceration of Japanese Americans on the U.S....

Ready To Learn Program Gives Free School Supplies To Students In Need

WHO/WHAT: Helping Hands Hawaii will be launching its annual Ready to Learn program, which provides free school supplies to low-income and homeless children, statewide. The public is invited to donate school supplies and/or make a...

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