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.


Fashionable Furoshiki
August 1, 2015 9:00am - 10:30am

Crafting with Celebrations
August 15, 2015 9:00am - 12:00pm

Shippoyaki Workshop
August 21, 2015 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Shippoyaki Workshop
August 22, 2015 9:00am - 12:00pm

Shippoyki Workshop
August 22, 2015 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Latest News:

Key Advocates in Protection of Honouliuli Laud President’s Signature of Monument Proclamation
Carole Hayashino and Jane Kurahara joined President Barack Obama in the Oval Office for the official signing of the proclamation declaring Honouliuli a national monument. Posted on: 02/24/2015

Japanese American Leaders Applaud Announcement that Honouliuli will become a National Monument
Announcement comes on the 73rd anniversary of the executive order enabling mass internment of Americans.
Posted on: 02/18/2015

Petitions Supporting Park Service Recognition of Honouliuli Presented to Interior Secretary Jewell
Interior Secretary Jewell, NPS Director Jarvis receive petitions calling for National Park Service recognition and management of Honouliuli Posted on: 12/04/2014

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


The Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii Resource Center will be closed from 10 am - 1 pm on Saturday, August 1 and will be open to the public from 1-4 pm.