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Moiliili Summer Fest holds preview of festival

The 2024 Moiliili Summer Fest kicked off Friday at 1100 University Ave. The pre-event celebration was a preview for the annual festival, being held from 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday. There will be andagi, bon dance and other festivities.

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Five-year-old Alexander Xu, and sister Chloe, 3, peruse bon dance towels and mini lanterns during the Moiliili Summer Fest kickoff event on Friday.
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Mari Fukuya, right, member of the Moiliili Hongwanji Mission, assists five-year-old Alexander Xu, and sister Chloe, 3, with bon dance towels and mini lanterns.
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Five-year-old Alexander Xu, and sister Chloe, 3, peruse bon dance towels and mini lanterns.
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Bon dance towels and mini lanterns are seen for sale.
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Dozens wait in line for andagi and andagi dogs.
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Dozens wait in line for andagi and andagi dogs.
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Dozens wait in line for andagi and andagi dogs.
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Four-year-old Nagisa Tamaki, left, and five-year-old Harry Shinozaki share a laugh after their snack.
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Four-year-old Nagisa Tamaki, left, and five-year-old Harry Shinozaki share a laugh after their snack.
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Four-year-old Nagisa Tamaki, left, and five-year-old Harry Shinozaki share a laugh after their snack.
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Volunteer Jadyne Talaro preps andagi dough for frying.
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Volunteer Scott Shamoto, right, fries andagi.
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Volunteers Scott Shamoto, right, and Jadyne Talaro fry andagi as a large line of people wait for the delectable treat.
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Volunteer Scott Shamoto, right, fries andagi as a large line of people wait for the delectable treaT.
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Andagi dogs are pulled from the wok during the Moiliili Summer Fest kickoff event.
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Volunteer Jadyne Talaro drops andagi dough into hot oil.