Day of Remembrance: Liberties & Culture, Supressed But Revived

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Community Event

Feb 201021
1:00p.m. - 4:00p.m.

Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii
Manoa Grand Ballroom
2454 S. Beretania Street
Honolulu, Hawaii, 96826
United States

This is an event for all ages featuring an expert panel discussing experiences during World War II as well as cultural activities. Admission is free and open to the public, and refreshments will be served. Close-up, informal “Talk Story” break out groups will educate and entertain questions from the audience. Stories and topics include Japanese in World War II Hawai‘i, Hawai‘i Internee’s Story, Hawai‘i Excludee’s Story, World War II Varsity Victory Volunteers and the Emergency Service Committee, and Hawai‘i Under Martial Law.  

Break out sessions will also involve people of all ages to gain some hands on experience with cultural activities which were suppressed during World War II, but since revived. Some activities include tea ceremony, ikebana, Boy’s Day and Girl’s Day origami, taiko drum instruction, and a bon dance . The Community Bon Dance will involve the entire audience with instruction by Derrick Iwata, dance leader at Waipahu Soto Mission.

Admission is free and open to the public! Bring the family!

 

Pfunai . Last modified Jul 09 2010 12:14 p.m.


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