Ikenobo Exhibition And Demonstration

WHO/WHAT: The Ikenobo Ikebana Society – Honolulu Chapter celebrates its 35th anniversary with an exhibition of 50 ikebana arrangements. The history of Ikenobo ikebana is more than 550 years old, but the basic philosophy...
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45th Annual Ukulele Festival

Who/what: Tony Group Autoplex and Pacific International Realty present the 45th Annual Ukulele Festival, featuring Jake Shimabukuro, Willie K and Ukuleles for Peace from Israel. Also featured are Hawai‘i musical artists Ohta-San, Paula Fuga,...

Final Bon Dances of 2014

The 2014 bon dance season is nearing its end. If you haven’t been to a bon dance yet, or want to get your “fix” before the season ends, here are your last few opportunities. BIG...
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JUNE 20 – SENIOR HEALTH AND FITNESS FAIR

The Hawaii United Okinawa Association sponsors this fair, featuring health, safety, financial and cultural booths, as well as workshops, and new product and services for seniors.  Door Prizes and Prize giveaways too. Friday June 20...
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Royal Hawaiian Band at Manoa Valley Church

WHO/WHAT: The Royal Hawaiian Band will present a special concert featuring music specially selected for seniors. Hawaiian music is the heart and soul of the Royal Hawaiian Band, but it also performs American tunes...
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Shichigosan and Jusan Mairi Blessings at Hawaii Kotohira Jinsha – Hawaii Dazaifu Tenmangu

WHO/WHAT: Hawaii Kotohira Jinsha – Hawaii Dazaifu Tenmangu celebrates Shichigosan, a custom that originated in the Heian Period (794-1185) among court nobles celebrating the passage of their children into middle childhood. The ages 3,...

“The Legend of Ko‘olau”

WHO/WHAT: Gary Kubota, a local journalist, playwright and artistic director, will stage his touring one-man play, “The Legend of Ko‘olau,” as part of Maui’s “The Celebration of the Arts.” Kubota’s play is based on a...
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JCCH-SHICHI Go San Keiki Kimono Dressing

WHO/WHAT: “Shichi Go San,” literally translated as “seven, five, three,” dates back to the Meiji Era (1868-1912), when parents brought their children dressed in kimono — girls, ages 3 and 7, and boys, ages...
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“Ko-Ryukyu: the Dawn of Ryukyu”

WHO/WHAT: Ryukyukoku Matsuri Daiko Hawaii and the Pacific Cultural Interchange Association present “Ko-Ryukyu: The Dawn of Ryukyu,” a program of Okinawan cultural arts and pre-Ryukyuan history inspired by RMD Hawaii founder Akemi Martin-Sensei’s selection...

Bon Dances Start This Weekend!

BIG ISLAND • June 4 (Sat.): Hawaii Japanese Center, Noon (751 Kanoelehua Ave., 934-9611) • June 11 (Sat.): Honomu Henjyoji Mission, 7 p.m.; Hatsubon and Obon service at 5 p.m. (28-1668 Old Mamalahoa Hwy., 963-6308) KAUA‘I • June 3-4...

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