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Hatsumode Japanese New Year (Lion Dance)

HONOLULu (HawaiiNewsNow)- Every January 1st come celebrate "Hatsumode" and create a more cultural, spiritual and reflective New Year's transition this year.

Come celebrate Hatsumode at Hawaii Kotohira Jinsha - Hawaii Dazaifu Tenmangu and embrace the spirit of the Japanese with a traditional New Years blessing on January 1 between Midnight and 5:00 pm. Hatsumode featurea Shishimai Lion Dance and complimentary bowls of Ozoni Mochi soup. The event is open to the public. Admission is free. Lots of street parking from Midnight - 9:00 AM. Parking on 1/1 from 9 AM - 3PM will be at Damien School on Houghtailing St. Free Shuttle runs continuously between 9AM - 3PM. Hawaii Kotohira Jinsha - 1239 Olomea Street (off Houghtailing). For more information call 808-841-4755.




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