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Obon Calendar 2014


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LAST UPDATED: 02:11 p.m. HST, Sep 02, 2014


The summer Obon season is nearly here, honoring the Buddhist tradition of commemorating family ancestors, who are said to return to this world to visit relatives. Here is a list of festivities across the state.

OAHU

Hawaii United Okinawa Association: 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Aug. 30, Kapiolani Park (in conjunction with the Okinawan Festival); food booths open 5 to 8:30 p.m. Also, the "largest indoor bon dance," Sept. 20, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., Hawaii Okinawa Center, 94-587 Ukee St., Waipio; food booths open 5 p.m. Call 676-5400 or visit huoa.org.

Windward Community College: Autumn Festival and bon dance, 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 13 at the entrance to Hale La‘akea Library Learning Commons. Activities begin 4 p.m. and food booths open 5 p.m. Call 235-7402.






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