Bon Dance

A Bon Dance Primer

Aug 29, 2018
Noe Tanigawa
Noe Tanigawa

According to Buddhist tradition, summer is the time of year that spirits of the dead return to visit with their loved ones on earth.  Far from being a scary thing, the idea is a village-wide celebration to welcome them back. HPR’s Noe Tanigawa and Catherine Cruz discussed Hawai‘i style bon dance on The Conversation.

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.