BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.5718@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20180721T000000Z DTEND:20180721T000000Z DESCRIPTION:Come to celebrate Honokaa Hongwanji's annual obon festival! A t raditional Buddhist style of folk dancing\, Bon Odori (Bon Dance) is acco mpanied by lively Taiko drums and music\, led by dance groups in colorful happi coats to represent different temples. Young and old participate\, whether they are beginners or lifelong dancers.\n\nHonokaa Hongwanji was e stablished in 1904 with Rev. Joei Abe of Papaaloa ministering in various temporary temples. In October 1905\, the first temple was erected and it was originally known as Hamakua Hongwanji\, as it served the entire Hamaku a district.\n\nSaturday\, 7/21 - 7:00 p.m.\, service: 5:30 p.m.\n\n<a href ="http://honokaahongwanjibuddhisttemple.org/">Learn more about Honokaa Hon gwanji</a>\n\nPhone: (808) 775-7232 SUMMARY:Obon Festival - Honokaa Hongwanji URL:/en/events/2018/07/21/obon-festival-honokaa-hongwanji/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR