Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii
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Honoring Our Heritage


Experience the multi-generational history of the Japanese in Hawai‘i at the Okage Sama De: I Am What I am Because of You Historical Gallery.

Embracing Our Diversity


From festivals to fundraisers, our events bridge us to the diverse community we serve.

Sharing Our


Educating the community about the Japanese American experience and history in Hawai‘i.


Things Japanese Sale (Now through January 11, 2015)
November 1, 2014 9:00am - 2:00pm

2015 New Year’s ‘Ohana Festival
January 11, 2015 10:00am - 4:00pm

Latest News:

Mahalo for your support of the 2014 “Sharing the Spirit of Aloha” Gala!
The Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai'i would like to thank the many donors and volunteers who helped make the "Sharing the Spirit of Aloha" a big success! Posted on: 06/27/2014

The Untold Story: Internment of Japanese Americans in Hawaii DVD Now on Sale!
The Untold Story DVD is now on sale in the JCCH gift shop! Posted on: 07/19/2013

MidWeek Business Roundtable: Doing It For the Ancestors
President/Executive Director Carole Hayashino gives her thoughts on the center's 25th Anniversary. Posted on: 06/04/2012

People Who Make Hawaii Work: Carole Hayashino
President/Executive Director Carole Hayashino was recently featured in the Pacific Business News' People Who Make Hawaii Work. Posted on: 03/12/2012

There’s always something going on.
Use the Email Signup form at the bottom of the page to stay informed on everything we are doing. Posted on: 10/28/2011


The Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii Administrative Office will be closed December 24-26 and December 31 - January 1 for the holidays.

The Resource Center, Gallery and Gift Shop will be closed from December 24 - January 1.