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 (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, contact the schools using the information listed below.
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 in the JCCH 5th floor Lounge on the second Saturday of each month except for January and December.
JCCH Kumihimo Craft Workshops
$24 per session (non-member),
Shodō (Japanese Calligraphy)
All Shodō classes are held in the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i fifth floor 'Ohana Room.
$20/class (students must bring their own supplies)
Mrs. Hiromi Peterson (Toka)
Shippoyaki (Japanese Enameling)
All Shippoyaki classes are held in the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i.
$20/class (member); $30 (non-member). Workshop space is limited and participant slots
are assigned on a first come, first served basis with receipt of application and payment.