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DateDescriptionContact Info
Saturday June 6 10:00AM-2:00PMHawaii State Library

Super Hero Bon Dance Summer Reading Kickoff

Bon Dance with costumed super heroes Batman, Wonder Woman, Star Wars and Storm Troopers, live music performed by Aiea Taiheiji Yaguru Gum, Okinawa Taiko Drum performance by Chinagu Eisa Hawaii, Children's Japanese Dance Troupe performance by Hanayami Mitsusumi, Dance Group, Strolling Magic by the Amazing Alan Arita, special appearances throughout event by Star Wars characters of Pacific Outpost of the 501st Legion Hawaii, Hero Alliance's superheroes, and Meadow Gold Dairies, Lani Moo, Calci, and Kawika.

Hawaii State Library, Great Lawn

478 S King St., Honolulu

Hawaii State Library 808.586.3500
Sunday June 7 9:00AM-2:00PMHawaii Kotohira Jinsha-Dazaifu Tenmangu

Chinowa for People & Pets

Come celebrate all creatures at our annual Chinowa Blessing for People and Pets. Leashed or caged pets and people of all faiths are welcome for a complimentary blessing steeped in ancient tradition. You can bring a stuffed toy animal to represent a pet. Reservations are not required. Event is free and open to the public.

Hawaii Kotohira Jinsha-Hawaii Dazaifu

Hawaii Kotohira Jinsha-Hawaii Dazaifu
Friday June 12 9:30AM-10:00AMThe Future of Traditional Japanese Culture NPO (Fukushima City) & Makiki Christian Church Preschool

Sato-no-Ko Free Japanese Dance Performance

The Future of Traditional Japanese Culture General Incorporated Association's Fukushima Children (Sato-no-Kai) consisting of 10 girls (11 to 17 years old) who will have a FREE performance to share their NIHON BUYO (traditional Japanese dances) lead by Hanayagi Sariju-sensei. They want to dance for the people of Hawaii to express their heartfelt gratitude and appreciation for their kind support during the triple-disaster earthquake of March 2011.

Makiki Christian Church, Upper Social Hall

829 Pensacola St., Honolulu

Sandra Ishihara-Shibata 808.594.8916
Wednesday June 17 7:00PMKenjun Kawawata

Dharma Study Center Lecture

Dr. Mishihiro Ama from The University of Alaska will speak on the topic, “Voice of Buddhist Women in Modern Japan".

Higashi Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii

1685 Alaneo St., Honolulu

Kenjun Kawawata 808.531.9088
Friday June 19 & Saturday June 20 6:30PMHaleiwa Jodo Mission

O-Bon Festival

O-Bon Service at 6:30 p.m. on June 19 & 20. Bon Dance at 8:00 p.m. on June 19 & 20. Toro Nagashi on Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 9:30 p.m.

Haleiwa Jodo Mission

66-279 Haleiwa Rd., Haleiwa

Rev. Ezaki 808.637.4382
Saturday June 20 7:00PM-10:00PMEwa Hongwanji Mission

Bon Dance

The public is cordially invited to Ewa Hongwanji Mission's Bon Dance. Food concession opens at 5:30pm with chicken plate, laulau plate, pig's feet soup, fried noodles, spam musubi, saimin, hot dog, andagi, baked goods, shave ice, drinks. Hatsubon Service begins at 6:00pm. Admission is free, please join us for an evening of joyful dance to honor our ancestors.

Ewa Hongwanji Mission

91-1133 Renton Rd., Ewa

Jay Okamoto 808.677.4221
Friday July 31 & Saturday Aug 1 6:30PM-10:00PMPalolo Hongwanji

Bon Dance

Fukushima and Iwakuni ancers will be present at this event. Food booth opens at 6:30pm, service 7:00pm and dance 7:30pm.

Palolo Honganji

1641 Palolo Ave., Honolulu

Palolo Hongwanji 808.732.1491


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