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Fun for the whole family

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26th Annual New Years Ohana Festival

Celebrate the Year of the Boar with the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i at the 26th Annual New Year’s ‘Ohana Festival!

Enjoy entertainment, food booths, keiki games, kimono dressing, craft fair, cultural demonstrations, and much more! Celebrate 2019 at the New Year’s ‘Ohana Festival! Admission to the festival is free and open to the public. Free parking will be available at the UH parking structure with complimentary shuttle service to and from the festival.


Here are some of the exciting activities we’re planning for 2019!

  • Shinto Shrinies & Tea Ceremony

    Shinto Shrines
    & Tea Ceremony

    at the Cultural Center

  • Nippon Golden Network & Vacations Hawaii

    Nippon Golden Network
    & Vacations Hawaii

    at the Cultural Center

  • Kids Participating in Kimono Dressing

    New Year’s
    Kimono Dressing

    at the Cultural Center

  • Mochitsuki Demonstration

    Traditional Mochitsuki

    at Mō‘ili‘ili Field

  • Cherry Blossom Festival Opening Ceremony

    Cherry Blossom Festival
    Opening Ceremony

    at the Cultural Center

Event Schedules

Fill your day with cultural entertainment, foods to eat, and things to do.

Coming Soon!


The Cultural Center features a Community
and Historical Gallery, Resource Center,
Kenshikan martial arts dōjō, Seikōan Japanese
teahouse and Gift Shop.



2454 South Beretania Street
Honolulu, Hawaii 96826
(808) 945-7633

Festival Maps

Navigate the festival grounds and plan your day of fun.

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Map of the
whole festival area

A complete overview of the festival grounds.
The Cultural Center street & upper levels
and Mō‘ili‘ili Field

View Full Map


Mahalo to our Sponsors whose generosity makes it possible to host this event.