2nd WCC Autumn Festival features Bon Dance

Saturday, September 14, 2013 49pm

Windward Community College
Contact:
Bonnie J Beatson, (808) 235-7374
Mktg & Public Rel Dir, Chancellor's Office
Dorene Niibu, 235-7402
Executive Secretary to the Chancellor, Chancellor's office
Posted: Sep 4, 2013

Bon Dance 2012 at WCC
Bon Dance 2012 at WCC

Back by popular demand, Windward Community College will host an Autumn Festival featuring a Bon Dance and other activities on Saturday, September 14 from 4 to 9 p.m. The Bon Dance will take place on the mall at the entrance to the new Hale La‘akea Library Learning Commons, with ample parking nearby. The event kicks off at 4 p.m. with Bon Dance lessons for novices and a variety of activities on campus that include tours to the Medicinal Bioprocessing Garden, art exhibition at Gallery ‘Iolani and self-guided tours of WCCʻs award-winning library.

Autumn Festival featuring Bon Dance at WCC event schedule:

4 p.m. Activities
Bon Dance lessons and history 
Tours of Botany Professor Inge White’s Medicinal Bioprocessing Garden and the Library Learning Commons

4–7 p.m. Gallery ‘Iolani open for viewing Crossing Cultures: The Art of Manga in Hawai‘i 

5 p.m. Food booths open

Food booths open: Saimin, Teri  burgers & Teri chicken, shoyu plates, baked goods, andagi (Okinawan donuts) and shave ice.                                           

6–9 p.m. Bon Dancing                      

Featuring: Kaneohe Sukiyaki Bon Dance Group, Young Okinawans of Hawai'i (live music), and YOH Shishi Mai (Lion Dance).
Additional cultural dancing: Hawaiian and Scottish dancing presentations

For more information, contact Dorene Niibu at 235-7402 or email dniibu@hawaii.edu