April 28, 2008
HD: Kodomo No Hi

Kodomo No Hi from hawaii on Vimeo.

The "Kodomo No Hi" Keiki Fun Fest at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii. An early island celebration of Japan's "Children's Day," with arts and crafts, food (including KC Waffle Dogs), demonstrations and performances, and formal kimono dressing for kids.

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Posted by Ryan at 09:01 PM


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