Photos of Kadomatsus for this year's Kadomatsu Workshop by the Honolulu Museum of Arts

Kadomatsu Workshop

WHO/WHAT: The display of Japanese New Year’s kadomatsu is a popular tradition in Hawai‘i. At this workshop, participants will learn about the history, design and symbolic elements that are a part of the classic...
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Hatsumode 2019 – Blessings for the New Year | Izumo Taishakyo Mission of Hawaii...

Jan. 1: midnight-5 p.m.; Jan. 2 and 3: 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Blessed sake and candies will be served. Omamori and ofuda (amulet) available for purchase. Free parking available on Jan. 1 at HawaiiUSA Federal Credit Union...

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...
Dark black and white photo of a vase with a board featuring Japanese characters above it, on behalf of the Zen Ken Sho Art Show and Sale

“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...

Approaching The Sacred: Japanese Buddhist Temples in Hawaii

WHO/WHAT: The Hawaii Japanese Center presents an exhibit on Hawai‘i’s Japanese Buddhist temples. The basis of the exhibit was the book, “Japanese Buddhist Temples in Hawaii: An Illustrated Guide,” written by professors George and...
Photo of a bonsai plant promoting Pacific Bonsai Club Plant Fair

Pacific Bonsai Club Plant Fair

WHO/WHAT: The Pacific Bonsai Club will hold its annual plant fair and sale. Club members will be available to answer questions on how to care for your bonsai plants. WHEN/WHERE: Sunday, June 9, 9:30 a.m.-12:30...
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Washington Place Christmas Open Hous

WHO/WHAT: Washington Place, the home of Queen Liliu‘okalani, Hawai‘i’s last reigning monarch, and the official residence of the governor and his/her family, will open to the public for a special Christmas Open House hosted...
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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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“Fred Korematsu Speaks Up” Book Signing

WHO/WHAT: Author Stan Yogi will discuss and sign copies of “Fred Korematsu Speaks Up,” which he co-authored with Laura Atkins. Fred Korematsu refused to comply with the World War II internment order and was...
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JCCH Summer Craft and Collectables Fair

WHO/WHAT: Local vendors will gather for the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i Summer Craft and Collectables Fair, featuring rare Japanese antiques, artwork, jewelry, handmade clothing, gourmet snacks and more. Admission to the “Okage Sama...

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