It's that time of the year again... Ekoji Buddhist Temple's Obon Festival! It's our biggest gig of the year, I mean, hey, it is our home turf and we gotta represent. :)
For those that are new to this event, Obon is a traditional summer festival in Japan in which Shin Buddhists honor the memories of our ancestors and their impact on our lives. It's a gathering of joy and is celebrated with Japanese folk dancing, food & drink, crafts & games, and of course, taiko! This year we're also honored to feature a guest performance by the Aloha Boys, a local contemporary Hawaiian music group! If you've never seen them, they are awesome.
Hope to see you there!