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Hawaii celebrates summer obon season with drive-thru bento sales, virtual events

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                                Doris Matsuoka, 94, danced with other members during bon dance rehearsals last month at Wahiawa Hongwanji. They were preparing for a virtual broadcast of their dances on June 26.

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    Doris Matsuoka, 94, danced with other members during bon dance rehearsals last month at Wahiawa Hongwanji. They were preparing for a virtual broadcast of their dances on June 26.

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                                Three-year-old Skylar Oshiro danced with grandmother Vivian Murayama during bon dance rehearsals last month at Wahiawa Hongwanji Mission.

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    Three-year-old Skylar Oshiro danced with grandmother Vivian Murayama during bon dance rehearsals last month at Wahiawa Hongwanji Mission.

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                                Members of the Wahiawa Hongwanji dance during a rehearsal.

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    Members of the Wahiawa Hongwanji dance during a rehearsal.

There’s nothing like the gaiety of a Japanese community bon dance, with thousands of people of all ages clapping and dancing in circles. Read more

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