New Year's ‘Ohana Festival

The event is the state’s largest festival celebrating Japanese New Year traditions. This fun-filled event, held at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i and Mō‘ili‘ili Field, features a craft fair, more than a dozen food vendors, games, entertainments on two stages and cultural displays and demonstrations to name a few. The New Year’s ‘Ohana Festival is a great way for the community to come together and celebrate the New Year and Hawai‘i’s cultural diversity. 

Please visit our event website at for entertainment schedules and a list of craft vendors and activities.

26th Annual New Year’s ‘Ohana Festival

Sunday, January 13, 2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii/Mo`ili`ili Field

Celebrate the Year of the Boar with the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i at the 26th Annual New Year’s ‘Ohana Festival! 
Enjoy entertainment, food booths, keiki games, craft fair, cultural demonstrations, and much more! Celebrate the New Year at the New Year’s ‘Ohana Festival! Admission to the festival is free and open to the public. For more information, call (808) 945-7633.

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