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|Saturday Sep 3 & 4 9:00AM-5:00PM||Hawaii United Okinawa Association
34th Annual Okinawan Festival
Recently voted “Hawaii’s Best Ethnic/Cultural Festival” by Star Advertiser’s 2016 Hawaii’s Best Awards, the Okinawan Festival on September 3rd -4th at Kapiolani Park promises to be a weekend full of good food, good entertainment and lots of fun! Proceeds benefit the Hawaii United Okinawa Association. For more infor: https://www.facebook.com/okinawanfestival/
2805 Monsarrat Ave, Honolulu
|Lynn Miyahira 808.393.9439|
|Friday Sep 9 8:00AM-2:00PM||Kuakini Auxiliary
Kuakini Auxiliary Bazaar
Clothes, jewelry, handmade crafts, household items, and potted plants will be sold, including snacks, baked goods, sushi, waffle dogs and andagi. Event is free to the public. Repeats on Saturday, September 10 from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon. Proceeds go to Kuakini Foundation.
Kuakini Health System's Hale Pulama Mau Auditorium
347 N Kuakini Street, Honolulu
|Brian Nagamine 808.547.9184|
|Saturday Sep 10 7:30PM||Sawai Koto Kai Hawaii
30th Anniversary Concert
The Sawai Koto Kai Hawaii celebrates 30 years as the first international branch of the Sawai Koto Institute based in Tokyo, Japan. The concert will feature contemporary koto music by Tadao Sawai, the late founder of the Sawai Koto Institute, and his son Hikaru Sawai, the current leader. Featured performers include Hikaru Sawai, Kazue Sawai, and Urara Sawai from Tokyo. Other performers include Sawai International Instructors (Mitsuki Dazai, Shoko Hikage, Masayo Ishigure, Noriko Tsuboi), and guests from the US mainland (Miyabi Koto Shamisen Ensemble) and Japan.
$25 General, $20 Seniors, Students, Military
Mamiya Theatre (Chaminade University/Saint Louis School)
3142 Waialae Ave, Honolulu
|Bernice Hirai 808.955.6212|
|Sunday Sep 11 2:00PM||The Daijingu Temple of Hawaii
The Annual Autumn Thanksgiving Festival
Mikoshi, Performances of traditional Japanese dance, Okinawan dance, Taiko drums and so on. Dinner is prepared.
The Daijingu Temple of Hawaii
61 Puiwa Road, Honolulu
|Rev. Akihiro Okada 808.595.3102|
|Thursday Sep 15 5:00PM-9:00PM||Hawaii Center for Food Safety
True Food Market & Ethics of Eating Panel Event
Nonprofit organization Hawai‘i Center for Food Safety invites you to participate in a special evening of education and empowerment.
Food Babe will share the inspiring story of how she mobilized millions of people to take action in support of a healthy, humane, and just food system. The panel will also feature voices of local food advocates Kaui Sana of MA‘O Farms & Doorae Shin of Kokua Hawai‘i Foundation. Before the panel, guests will enjoy the True Food Market, which will showcase locally-sourced and non-GMO foods, healthy beverages, and products. FREE admission, to RSVP: bit.ly/hifoodbabe.
Special Guest Food Babe Vani Hari & Local Speakers
5 PM: True Food Market w/ discounts from local vendors
6:30 PM: Presentation & Panel Discussion
University of Hawai‘i at Manoa - Architecture Auditorium
2500 Campus Rd, Honolulu
|Maria Juur 347.341.9464|
|Saturday & Sunday Sep 17 & 18||Friends of Manoa Library
Most books and CDx $1, Most DVDs $2 (Profit will be used for projects and activities)
September 17, 10:00AM-4:00PM
September 18, 10:00AM-2:00PM
Manoa Public Library (Manoa Library Meeting Room)
2716 Woodlawn Drive, Honolulu
|Christel Collins 808.988.0495|
|Sunday Sep 25 10:00AM-5:00PM||Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Honolulu
2016 Taiwan Cycling Festival
A cycling event, plus Taiwan festival with food booths, live entertainment, activities, and prize giveaways. Fun for the whole family!
Start the morning off with either the Aloha Fun Ride or Honolulu Century Ride for a fun bicycle ride! Return to the park and enjoy a complimentary bubble tea for all riders. Plus other great food options. Also live entertainment, fun activities, and great prize giveaways!
More information: https://www.hbl.org/taiwancyclingfestival/
3840 Paki Ave, Honolulu
|Hawaii Bicycling League 808.735.5756|
|Sunday Sep 25 3:00PM||Hawaii Kotohira Jinsha - Hawaii Dazaifu Tenmangu
Autumn Thanksgiving Festival
Please join us in offering prayers of humility and gratitude for all the bounties that we receive.
Hawaii Kotohira Jinsha - Hawaii Dazaifu Tenmangu
1239 Olomea Street, Honolulu
|Bob Harada 808.841.4755|