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People celebrate Children’s Day with taiko drumming and hula

Colorful koinobori carp streamers on display at Jodo Mission celebrate Children's Day (May 5). The opening ceremony included taiko drumming by Dragon Beat Hawaii, and hula.

Craig T. Kojima
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Colorful koinobori carp streamers on display at Jodo Mission to celebrate Children's Day (May 5).
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Aoto Fukuda was doing his part for Dragon Beat Hawaii’s taiko performance at koinobori ceremony.
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Dragon Beat Hawaii performing at koinobori ceremony.
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Bishop Kosen Ishikawa with Koinobori display.
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Colorful koinobori carp streamers on display at Jodo Mission to celebrate Children's Day (May 5).
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Rev. Takaaki Tanabe during ceremony.
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Blessing by Bishop Kosen Ishikawa.
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Colorful koinobori carp streamers on display at Jodo Mission to celebrate Children's Day (May 5). The opening ceremony will include taiko drumming by Dragon Beat Hawaii, hula and a blessing by Bishop Kosen Ishikawa.
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Colorful koinobori carp streamers on display at Jodo Mission to celebrate Children's Day (May 5). The opening ceremony will include taiko drumming by Dragon Beat Hawaii, hula and a blessing by Bishop Kosen Ishikawa.
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Ceremonial blessing by Bishop Kosen Ishikawa, at right. Bishop is with wife, Yayoi, at left, and daughter, Sally Lei Ishikawa.
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Taiko drummers stand in front of koinobori carp streamers on display at Jodo Mission to celebrate Children's Day (May 5). The opening ceremony will include taiko drumming by Dragon Beat Hawaii, hula and a blessing by Bishop Kosen Ishikawa.