The Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i makes its rooms available for various cultural classes including Chadō (The Way of Tea), kumihimo (Japanese braiding), and shodō/ shūji (Japanese calligraphy). Other Japanese cultural arts workshops are held at the Cultural Center periodically. Public announcements are made through the media and the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i publications. For more information, call (808) 945-7633.
Chadō (The Way of Tea)
All tea classes are held at the Seikōan Teahouse on the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i fourth floor. Please call the school directly for class schedules.
Omotesenke Hawaii Shibu
Please call the school directly.
Ms. Atsuko Igarashi
Kumihimo (Japanese Braiding)
A single workshop for braiders of all levels will be held on the second Saturday of every month from February through November in the fifth floor lounge.
JCCH Kumihimo Craft Workshops
February through November for the year
$24 per session (non-member),
Shodō/ Shūji (Japanese Calligraphy)
All Shodō/Shūji classes are held in the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i fifth floor Lounge.
Saturdays, 9:30 am – 11:30 am (except second Saturday)
$15/class (students must bring their own supplies)
Mrs. Hiromi Peterson (Toka)