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The Moiliili Summer Fest is an annual summer event that brings together the community in one of Honolulu’s oldest and most vivacious neighborhoods.  The event is a collaboration between the Moiliili Hongwanji Mission, Kamehameha Schools, Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii, Moiliili Community Center and the University of Hawaii.  Join us with family and friends for Honolulu's largest Bon Dance. Savor a variety of food choices and shop at booths by local retailers. Share your food, fun & memories with #moiliilisummerfest 

Date: Saturday, July 6, 2019
Time: 5pm – 10pm
Location: Varsity Office Building, 1100 University Avenue & Coyne Street from University Ave to Kaialui Street

COOL FEATURES:
Kamehameha Schools: Stop by the Kamehameha Schools booth and experience Virtual Reality with Puple Mai‘a and the KUPU table.

Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii: Learn about Tanabata which is celebrated on the 7th day of the 7th month and write your wish on Tanzaku, a strip of paper, and hang it on a bamboo tree. Decorate an uchiwa, Japanese round fan, with auspicious symbols and catch a gold fish at our kingyo sukui game in celebration of summer!

Mōʻiliʻili Community Center: Historical photos of the community through the twentieth century--a community of Hawaiians, then Hawaiian-Chinese, then Japanese Americans, and today one of the most multi-ethnic communities in Hawaii and the United States. PLUS, guests can pre-order a re-print of the book, Moiliili--The Life of a Community, with hundreds of photos, maps, drawings and paintings 

Cherry Blossom Festival: Free Origami folding, souvenirs books, meet & greet the 65th Cherry Blossom Court and how to become a contestant.

Hawaiian Humane Society: A longtime Mōʻiliʻili institution, the Hawaiian Humane Society joins our event for the first time with great information about all their programs as well as new goodies from their Pet Supply Shop.

Church of the crossroads: They will be selling hand made soup bowls from the Hawaii Potter's Guild.

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GREAT FOOD

Mōʻiliʻili Hongwanji Mission
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FOOD TRUCKS AND POP UPS:
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SHOPPING AND MORE
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COMPLIMENTARY PARKING AT UH FOR GUESTS:
Details to follow