Shichigosan Children’s Festival

WHO/WHAT: Hawaii Kotohira Jinsha – Hawaii Dazaifu Tenmangu celebrates Shichigosan, a custom that originated in the Heian Period (794-1185) among court nobles who celebrated the passage of their children into middle childhood. The ages...

Anime Alice And Her Adventures In Wonderland

WHO/WHAT: In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll’s classic story, “Alice in Wonderland,” Honolulu Theatre for Youth kicks off its 61st season with the world premiere of “Anime Alice and Her Adventures...

An Evening of Japanese Koto and Shakuhachi Music

Hawaiʻi Public Radio’s acoustic jewel box, the Atherton Studio, provides the ideal sound environment to hear “An Evening of Japanese Koto and Shakuhachi Music” on Saturday, August 29. Darin Miyashiro, koto instructor at the...

Honouliuli Community Celebration

Photo caption: As Interior Secretary Sally Jewell looks on, President Barack Obama greets Jane Kurahara at the doorway of the Oval Office before he signed a proclamation on the establishment of the Honouliuli National...

Unlikely Liberators Exhibit

WHO/WHAT: The Nisei Veterans Legacy Center, in partnership with Temple Emanu-El, presents a photo exhibit on the 522nd Field Artillery Battalion and the liberation of the Dachau Death March. The exhibit was curated by...

“Hanagurumu” – Ryukyuan Music, Dance and Fashion Show

WHO/WHAT: “Hanagurumu” is a unique and highly anticipated production of cultural exchange presented by Chinen Toshiko Ryuso Bunka Gakuin. This spectacular presentation is the first of its kind, and will focus on the beauty...

From Roots To Shoots, A Wine & Words Fundraiser For Bamboo Ridge Press

WHO/WHAT: In celebration of the release its 35th Anniversary Issue, Bamboo Ridge: Journal of Hawai‘i Literature and Arts, will have a fundraising event. Featured guests include Bamboo Ridge Press founding editors Eric Chock and...

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...

Exhibition of Peace Message By Children in Okinawa

WHO/WHAT: The Okinawa Prefectural Peace Memorial Museum will present an exhibition of drawings, essays and poems of students who participated in a contest concerning peace. The concept of the contest, now in its 24th...

Ninth Annual UH Kids First! Film Festival

WHO/WHAT: The University of Hawai‘i Outreach Office presents its 2015 summer film program. The award-winning UH Manoa KIDS FIRST! Film Festival gives young people the excitement and thrill of attending a film festival just...

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