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|Mon-Fri, Jul 18-22 9:00AM-9:00PM||Taiko Center of the Pacific (TCP)
Summer Taiko Intensives
TCP offers six intensive courses on taiko, shamisen, and poly-rhythms from five different instructors including Kenny Endo, taiko pioneer PJ Hirabayashi (San Jose Taiko), Michael Gonhata (Nihon Taiko Dojo), Kapono Ciotti (Jamarek), and Patrick Oiye (shamisen artist). A great way to learn a lot in a short amount of time. For more details, visit: taikoarts.com
Washington Middle School
1633 S King St, Honolulu
|Chizuko Endo 808.737.7236|
|Friday&Saturday Jul 22&23||City and County of Honolulu Mayor's Office of Culture and the Arts
Live Entertainment, Food booths, beer garden and Farmer's Market. The Mango Jam is a fun event for the whole family celebrating local music.
Fri July 22, 4:30-10pm & Sat July 23, 10am-10pm
Frank F, Fasi Civic Center at Honolulu Hale
530 S. King Street, Honolulu
|Vergel Jepas 808.768.6622|
|Friday&Saturday, Jul 22&23 6:00PM-10:30PM||Haleiwa Shingon Mission
Obon Services and Dance
Join us in the celebration. There will be lots of delicious food at our concession stand-saimin, sushi, chili, hot dog, barbecue meat, shaved ice, coffee, cold drinks and sweet desserts.
6:00-8:30pm Obon Great Stupa Service
7:30-10:30pm Bon Dance
Haleiwa Shingon Mission-Temple Hall
66-469 Paalaa Road, Haleiwa
|Rev. Taiken Akiyama 808.637.4423|
|Friday Jul 29 6:00PM-10:00PM||Hilo Daijingu
Natsu Matsuri(Summer Festival) & Bon Dance
2nd Natsu Matsuri(Summer Festival) & Bon Dance. Come & enjoy the Summer Festival Dance and the concession that will be available.
6pm Memorial Service, 7-10pm Bon Dance
10 Anela St, Hilo (corner of Puainako & Anela St.)
|Rev. Naohiro Hotta 808.959.8611|
|Friday&Saturday, Jul 29&30 5:00PM-9:30PM||Palolo Hongwanji
The annual Palolo Hongwanji Bon Dance
Delicious food will be available from 5 PM, service is from 6:00-6:30PM, and festive dancing from 6:30-9:30PM. Additional entertainment and guaranteed fun to be enjoyed by all ages!
1641 Palolo Avenue, Honolulu
|Rev. Fujimori 808.732.1491|
|Friday&Saturday, Jul 29-30 6:45PM||Wailuku Hongwanji Mission
Wailuku Hongwanji Obon Service
Hatsu Bon services and Dance Delicious Chicken Teriyaki, BBQ beef, Chow Fun, and wonderful Bon services.
Service at 6:45 pm & Dance at 8:00 pm
Wailuku Hongwanji Mission
Temple at 1828 Vineyard Street, Wailuku
|Wailuku Hongwanji 808.244.0406|
|Sunday Jul 31 9:00AM-3:00PM||Hawaii Bonsai Association
Bonsai Exhibit and Plant Pair
Bonsai display, demonstrations, trees and plants for sale, questions/answers about bonsai. Sign-up for bonsai classes. Free admission and free parking.
Washington Middle School Cafeteria
1633 South King Street, Honolulu
|Alvin Chang 808.595.4546|
|Friday&Saturday, Aug 5 & 6 5:30PM-10:00PM||Lahaina Hongwanji Mission
Hatsubon Memorial Service at 6pm
Food Concession ( Sushi, Bento, Chow Fun, Andagi and more) open at 5:30pm
Games at 7pm and Dancing at 7:30pm
Lahaina Hongwanji Mission
551 Wainee St., Lahaina
|Noosh Nishihara 808.870.6478|
|Saturday Aug 6 10:00AM-12:00PM||Hawaii Harmonica Society
Hawaii Harmonica Society's 19th Annual Harmonica Recital and Concert
The public is invited to a free harmonica recital and concert featuring the Hawaii Reed 21 Harmonica Band (members from the International Cultural and Friendship Association [ICFA] in Mililani) and the Small World Harmonica Band(members from the Beretania Community Park Recreational Center in Honolulu). Groups will perform with TREMOLO harmonica and ensemble instruments.
Mission Memorial Hall Auditorium
550 South King Street, City Hall Annex, Honolulu
|Robert Omura 808.833.4336|
|Sunday Aug 7 10:00AM-4:00PM||Hawaii Kotohira Jinsha - Hawaii Dazaifu Tenmangu
Back-To-School Blessing & Otaku Summer Festival
The blessing creates a day of celebration honoring educators and students of all ages so they may enjoy learning, take delight in new discoveries and persevere in their studies. Come join us for a complimentary Back-To-School Education Blessing seeped in ancient tradition, any time between 10:00 am - 2:00 pm.
The Otaku Summer Festival returns again from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm.
Hawaii Kotohira Jinsha - Hawaii Dazaifu Tenmangu
1239 Olomea Street, Honolulu
|HI Kotohira Jinsha - HI Dazaifu Tenmangu 808.841.4755|
|Friday&Saturday, Aug 12&13 5:30PM-10:00PM||Pearl City Hongwanji Mission
Pearl City Hongwanji Bon Dance
There will be lots of ono food and please visit our craft and country stores as well as the children's games.
5:30pm Country store and food booths open, 5:30pm Hatsubon service on Saturday, August 13 only.
7:00-10:00pm Bon Dance. Everyone is welcome.
Pearl City Hongwanji Mission
858 Second Street, Pearl City
|Pearl City Hongwanji Mission 808.455.1680|
|Friday&Saturday, Aug 19&20 6:30PM||Kahului Jodo Mission
Kahului Jodo Mission Bon Dance
Services will begin on 6:30 on both sites with dancing to follow. Plate lunches, chow fun and various snacks will be available for purchase from 5:30.
Kahului Jodo Mission
325 Laau Street, Kahului
|Iris Nitta 808.276.4774|
|Friday&Saturday, Aug 19&20 7:00PM-10:00PM||Soto Mission of Hawaii
2016 Soto Mission Bon Dance
Bon Dance is a traditional summer festival in which we honor our ancestors who have passed on, remember and appreciate all they have done for us, and celebrate their ongoing presence in the lives we enjoy today.
Soto Mission of Hawaii
1708 Nuuanu Ave, Honolulu
|Soto Mission of Hawaii 808.537.9409|
|Sunday Aug 21 3:00PM-5:00PM||Ukwanshin Kabudan
Kunaatsuyu nu Nigai (a music and dance concert)
A goodwill exchange performance of traditional Okinawan music and dance by the performing arts students of Yaeyama Norin High School.
McKinley High School Auditorium
1039 S. King Street, Honolulu
|Doreen Yamashiro 808.247.9495|