25th annual New Year's 'Ohana Festival to be held on Jan. 14
The Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai'i is celebrating 25 years of the New Year's 'Ohana Festival.
This festival will also be the official kickoff for the commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the first Japanese immigrants to Hawaii.
This yearm the festival will feature more than a dozen food vendors including favorites such as okonomiyaki, KC Waffle Dog, shave ice, and andagi to name a few. There will also be dozens of craft vendors, games for children, kimono dressing, mochi pounding, and martial arts demonstrations.
There will be a packed schedule of entertainment including performances by the Royal Hawaiian Band and Taiko Center of the Pacific.
When: Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018 from 10 a.m. through 4 p.m.
Where: Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai'i and Mo'ili'ili Field
Entry Fee: Free admission into the festival. There are fees for food and certain activities. Free parking is available at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa parking structure on Dole Street with complimentary shuttle service to and from the festival.