Many things Japanese
Bonsai ... anime ... calligraphy ... ikebana ... the tea ceremony ... many things Japanese, and other cultures, too, will be showcased at the New Year's 'Ohana Festival tomorrow at Mo'ili'ili Field and the sponsoring Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai'i.
Of course, there's food, glorious food, such as:
If it's entertainment you're looking for, there's:
There's more: a craft fair with more than 30 vendors; storytelling by Jeff Gere and Janice Terukina; keiki activities, including games and crafts, that reflect the Year of the Dog or Japanese culture; and keiki rides. And it's the final day of the Japanese center's Things Japanese Sale, which features antiques, scrolls and other collectibles.
Admission to the festival is free; scrip will be sold for food purchases and activities such as games, rides and kids' crafts. A free trolley will take attendees from and to the University of Hawai'i's Dole Street parking garage, where parking also will be free.