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|Saturday Aug 16 7:00AM-11:00AM||Kahului Hongwanji Mission
2014 Yard Sale
Clothes, furniture, toys, shoes, books, housewares, and food including bento, chow fun and pastries.
Kahului Hongwanji Mission
291 S. Puunene Ave., Kahului
|Pam Farnsworth 808.871.4732|
|Saturday Aug 16 7:30AM-3:00PM||Hui Okinawa
Haari Boat Festival
Experience traditional Okinawan Dragon boat races in Hilo. Teams from Hawaii, New York and Okinawa compete for the fastest times. There will also be Okinawan foods, products and cultural displays. Visit haariboatfestival.com for more information.
Wailoa State Park and River
Piilani St., Hilo
|Patti Taira-Tokuuke 808.969.3811|
|Saturday Aug 16-Sunday Aug 24||Attorney Ichizo Okada
Free Consultation for Inheritance & Real Estate by Attorney Ichizo Okada
Call for reservations or visit japaneselaw.com for more info.
1777 Ala Moana Blvd., Honolulu
|Saturday Aug 23 5:00PM-9:00PM||Nichiren Mission of Hawaii
Offering a variety of food, crafts, games & rummage sale. Taiko performance by Hawaii Matsuri Taiko. Additional parking at Nuuanu Elementary School, Daijingu Temple and Tenrikyo Mission, with free shuttle service 4:30 to 10pm.
Nichiren Mission of Hawaii
33 Pulelehua Way, Honolulu
|Sandra Taga 808.535.7789|
|Saturday Aug 30 6:30PM-9:30PM||Kula Shofukuji Shingon Mission
Obon service and obon dance. Chow fun, beef stew, chili, hot dogs and more. Vegetable gift with donation.
Kula Shofukuji Shingon Mission
113 Puanani Place, Kula
|Jeffrey Komoda 808.757.9244|
|Saturday Aug 30 & Sunday Aug 31 9:00AM-5:00PM||Hawaii United Okinawa Association
32nd Okinawan Festival
Largest ethnic festival in Hawaii! The Okinawan Festival is always held on Labor Day weekend at Kapi\'olani Park. 2014 marks the 32nd Okinawan Festival! Saturday features a bon dance in the evening. Park your car at Kapi'olani Community College and catch the shuttle down to the park.
2805 Monsarrat Ave., Honolulu
|Vince Watabu 808.228.0324|
|Saturday Sep 6 6:00PM||Hilo Higashi Hongwanji Mission
O-bon Service & Bon Dance
6pm Service, 7pm Bon Dance.
216 Mohouli St., Hilo
|Rev. Marcos Swada 808.935.8968|
|Saturday Sep 13 9:00AM-2:00PM||Be Ready Manoa
2014 Disaster Preparedness Fair
The goal of the fair is to raise awareness of the hazards which face Mānoa residents so they will be able to sustain themselves for up to seven days before outside assistance arrives and to recover to pre-disaster normality as quickly as possible. Free admission.
Manoa Valley District Park Gym
2721 Kaaipu Ave., Honolulu
|Hector Venegas 808.799.9938|
|Friday Sep 12 & Saturday Sep 13||Kuakini Auxiliary
Event is free and open to the public. Housewares, clothes, books, CDs and DVDs, jewelry, potted plants, and handmade crafts will be sold as well as special items from Kuakini’s Gift Shop. Snacks, baked goods, sushi, waffle dogs and andagi will also be on sale. Proceeds from the event will benefit Kuakini Foundation, which is raising funds for the new Kuakini Research Building and Kuakini Medical Center’s new emergency generators.
Kuakini Hale Pulama Mau Building
347 N. Kuakini St., Honolulu
|Karen Yanagida 808.226.5804|
|Sunday Sep 14 3:00PM-6:00PM||Daijingu Temple of Hawaii
Annual Autumn Thanksgiving Festival
The Thanksgiving service will be held in the Temple at 3 P.M., followed by congratulatory messages, entertainment and fellowship supper in the Shrine Hall at 4:30 P.M. Come and enjoy entertainment of authentic Japanese dance by the Hanayagi Dancing Academy, traditional Ryukyu Dance by the Nakasone Buyo Kenkyusho, Drill Team Hawaii, by Penny Young and her students, Matsuri Daiko by Faye Komagata and her students and entertainment by volunteers.
61 Puiwa Rd., Honolulu
|Akihiro Okada 808.595.3102|
|Sunday Sep 21 9:30AM-2:00PM||United Japanese Society of Hawaii
40th UJSH Senior Citizen Festival (Nenchosha Ian EngeiTaikai)
Join us in celebrating “Respect for the Aged Day” (Keiro-no-hi), a Japanese national holiday as we will be honoring 40 Hawaii elderly citizens reaching 80 years old this year only. Come and enjoy a formal program, buffet luncheon and talented local Japanese entertainment. Aloha Attire. Cost is $37.00 pp. Call for reservations (deadline Sep 7).
Manoa Grand Ballroom (5th floor) Japanese Culture Center of Hawaii
2454 S. Beretania St., Honolulu
|Akihiro Okada 808.941.5889|