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2015 Japanese Language Speech Achievement Ceremony

WHO/WHAT: The United Japanese Society of Hawaii will host a recognition ceremony for students of all levels, who excel in the Japanese language. This year, 17 participants representing Hawai‘i’s public schhool, private schools and...
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“Kabuki in Hawaii 2019”

WHO/WHAT: “Kabuki in Hawaii 2019” will feature descendants of the legendary Nakamura family. Nakamura Shikan III and his three sons — Nakamura Hashinosuke, Nakamura Fukunosuke and Nakamura Utanosuke — will stage “Renjishi” and also...
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JCCH Fall Craft Fair

WHO/WHAT: Local artisans will gather for the first Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i Fall Craft Fair, featuring assorted jewelry, textiles, clothing and more. Admission to the “Okage Sama De” historical exhibit will be free...
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Wahiawa Pineapple Festival 2017

WHO/WHAT: The Wahiawa Pineapple Festival, sponsored by the Wahiawa Historical Society, features cultural and educational booths, food booths, the 2017 festival T-shirt, a country store, vendors, handcrafters, entertainment and keiki activities. WHEN/WHERE: Saturday, May 6,...

Hanayagi Dancing Academy Hawaii Foundation Recital

WHO/WHAT: The Hanayagi Dancing Academy Hawaii Foundation will present its annual maizome, or recital, showcasing the accomplishments of the students over the past year. The program will feature 24 dance and nagauta (long song) shamisen...
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“Splendors of Ikebana” Exhibition Featuring Obi-Tying

WHO/WHAT: Ikebana International Honolulu Chapter 56 presents this special exhibit featuring an obi tying demonstration on Saturday, May 20, at 10 a.m. Hawai‘i’s Ikebana International Chapter 56 includes 11 schools: Ichiyo, Ikenobo, Ishida, Ikebana Sangetsu,...
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Hanayagi Dancing Academy Presents “Osarai Kai” (Recital)

WHO/WHAT: The Hanayagi Dancing Academy Hawaii Foundation will present its “Osarai Kai,” (recital) at which its new principal, Shihan Hanayagi Mitsujyuro, and vice principal, Hanayagi Mitsuakemi, will be introduced. The Hanayagi-ryu school of classical Japanese...
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Plantation Plays

WHO/WHAT: By popular demand, Leeward Theatre and Hawaii’s Plantation Village present the return of “Plantation Plays.” The plays were written by Kiki, Courtney Takabayashi and Kirstyn Trombetta and directed by Ashley DeMoville. WHEN/WHERE: Saturday and...

Taiko Center Of The Pacific’s Summer Intensive 2015

WHO/WHAT: The Taiko Center of the Pacific presents a five- day summer intensive workshop for all skill levels, featuring Kenny Endo and special guest instructor Shoji Kameda from On Ensem- ble. WHEN/WHERE: Monday-Friday, July 20-24,...
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Chinowa For People and Pets

WHO/WHAT: Hawaii Kotohira Jinsha-Hawaii Dazaifu’s annual Chinowa blessing welcomes leashed or caged pets (and even a stuff toy animal to represent your pet) and people. WHEN/WHERE: Sunday, June 3, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Hawaii Kotohira...

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