Maui Matsuri's Musical Extravaganza is part of the 150th Gannenmono Celebration, honoring the past 150 years of the first Japanese immigrants to come to Hawai’i. The crew of the Kaiwo Maru, which arrives on May 2, will be taking part in this event.
The evening honors the multi-cultural plantation heritage that brought the Japanese to Hawai’i. Entertainment from the Hawaiian, Korean, Portuguese, Chinese, and Japanese cultures will be shared. The evening ends with the audience participating in a community Bon Dance which honors ancestors.
Some of the nights entertainment include...