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Political Candidates Gearing Up for Obon Season

Jun 6, 2016
Wayne Yoshioka

The Primary Election on August 13th is less than 70 days away.   As HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports. many candidates will be attending old plantation-style events.  

HPR’s Obon Special

Jun 12, 2015
Kyle Nishioka / Flickr
Kyle Nishioka / Flickr

Hawaii Public Radio’s "Obon" is an hour long show about the annual Obon festival, celebrated every summer by millions of Japanese and others, in Japan and other countries where the Japanese have settled.  From June to September, there will be dozens of Obon festivals in communities on all Islands.