Note: Two other businesses located in the Okumura Building that are not pictured here are: Mottainai Hawaii (@mottainai_hawaii on Instagram), owned by Ann Harris Kedl who makes woven clothing, accessories and gifts; and Southpaw...
Cherry Blossom Queen Jewel Mahoe and Her Court Give Back in a Pandemic Year
After an unpredictable year, where many Cherry Blossom Festival conventions had to be rethought due to COVID-19, exiting Queen and...
Note: Though we included some temple updates below, generally, we have tried not to duplicate the information we already printed in this “Obon Events” section of the past three Herald issues.
To confirm the...
Japanese Fixed-Gear Bikes – Art, Sport and Tradition
Special to the Hawai‘i Herald
Fixed-gear bicycles. A movement that has taken hold of the recent generations, providing two-wheeled travel that boasts a different view of the...
JUNE 11: KAMEHAMEHA DAY
Photos by Wayne Shinbara
JUNE 26: MANTÖ-E TRADITION
Decorating For Obon With 10,000 Lanterns
Editor’s note: Last month, the Higashi Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii held a lantern-decorating workshop in the temple’s Otani Center multi-purpose...
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