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Reservations: 808-921-2345


12 - Jan
(Nearby Event: )
Where:Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai'i and Mo'ili'ili Field, 2454 S. Beretania Street, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

As part of its New Year's tradition, the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii (JCCH) will celebrate 2020 with the 27th Annual New Year's Ohana Festival. The Festival will feature foods from the Japanese kenjin kai (prefectural clubs), entertainment including taiko performances, Japanese dance, and the Royal Hawaiian Band. Martial arts and other cultural demonstrations to experience will include kimono dressing, bonsai, bunka shishu (embroidery), calligraphy, go, kumihimo (braiding), origami, shippoyaki (enameling), mochi pounding, a tea ceremony and blessings from Shinto shrines. The JCCH campus will also feature a craft fair, and a scavenger hunt in the Okage Sama De historical exhibit. There will be a variety of children's games to play throughout the day on the Moiliili field. Free parking will be available at the UH parking structure with complimentary shuttle service to and from the festival. Festival is presented by Hawaii Tourism, Edward Enterprises, Inc. and the U.S. Census Bureau.

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